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May 15, 2010

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Warner Bros. Announces Release Dates for 'Final Destination 5' and Other Movies


May 15, 2010 08:01:30 GMT

Warner Bros. Pictures is ready to welcome the year of 2011. The studio has announced release dates for their 2011 films, including the next installment for "Final Destination" film franchise. Per Box Office Mojo, "Final Destination 5" is set for August 26, 2011 release in the U.S.

"Journey to the Center of the Earth Sequel" which will be made in 3-D, meanwhile, is slated for September 23, 2011 U.S. release. Another follow-up movie "New Year's Eve" which is developed following the success of "Valentine's Day" secures December 9 slot in the studio's next year calendar.
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Selena Gomez Shares 'Ramona and Beezus' Featurette


May 15, 2010 07:26:22 GMT

Another look at "Ramona and Beezus" has been provided in a featurette. Introduced by Selena Gomez, the video takes people behind the scenes of the production. After showing the "exhausting" rehearsal, the featurette posted by the actress through Facebook also gives a glimpse at a scene in which Beezus scares her sister Ramona.

Based on the best-selling books by Beverly Cleary, the film follows the adventures of young Ramona Quimby and her big sister Beezus. With her vivid imagination, boundless energy, and accident-prone antics, Ramona keeps everyone she meets on their toes. But her irrepressible sense of fun, adventure and mischief come in handy when she puts her mind to helping save her family's home.
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Kardashian Sisters in Skimpy Swimsuits to Cover Vegas


May 15, 2010 06:58:55 GMT

The Kardashian girls have teamed up to grace the cover of the upcoming 7th anniversary issue of Vegas magazine. While the said edition has not hit bookstores yet, two pictures featuring Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian have been shown to help Jason Binn, the CEO and founder of Niche Media Holdings, decide which one is better for the magazine's cover.

In the first picture, the three sisters slipped into white swimsuits. Sandwiched between Khloe and Kourtney, Kim bares her cleavage with the skimpy outfit. Meanwhile, the stars of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" are seen wearing black one-pieces in the other photo. Both shots show off Khloe's stomach and Kourtney's slim post-baby body.
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Jay Sean Confirms Lil Wayne Duet on Next Album, Hoping to Work With Rihanna


May 15, 2010 06:48:17 GMT

Jay Sean has been readying another studio album to follow up his 2009 record "All or Nothing". In an interview with MTV, the "Down" hitmaker confirmed that Lil Wayne will be featured on the upcoming release.

Additionally, Mary J. Blige who previously tapped Sean for a featured guest on "Each Tear" is lined up as another collaborator along with rapper Pitbull. Securing those big stars is not enough for this British singer as he also hopes to get Rihanna on the deck.
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Finale Previews of 'Ghost Whisperer', 'Medium' and 'Miami Medical'

May 15, 2010 06:33:28 GMT

In the season finale of "Ghost Whisperer", Melinda's life and her son's are in danger. Her investigation of a poltergeist in the hospital leads to a showdown with supernatural forces terrorizing her and Aiden Lucas. Called "The Children's Parade", the last episode of season 5 kicks off the Friday finale event at 8/7c.

After that "Medium" takes over with "It's a Wonderful Death". When Allison's brain tumor resurfaces, its aftermath could have life-altering consequences for her friends and family. Allison could not wake up from a certain dream and only her daughter Ariel can see her.
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Asher Roth Goes to Grocery Store in His Underwear in New Music Video


May 15, 2010 06:03:53 GMT

Asher Roth goes casual when going to a grocery store as seen in a music video for his song "Muddy Swim Trunk". Directed by BBGUN, this clip follows the rapper, who wears swim trunks, when he is walking from one section to another, walking through a man dressed like a faun and a topless female patron. Along the way, he trades his casual outfit with a more formal one.

"Muddy Swim Trunk" is taken from Asher Roth's new mixtape "Seared Foie Gras with Quince & Cranberry". Musicians involved in the making of this mixtape are B.o.B, Kanye West, Ryan Leslie and many others.
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International Teaser Trailer for Dustin Hoffman's 'Barney's Version'

May 15, 2010 06:01:29 GMT

"Barney's Version", a film feature based on Mordecai Richler's novel of the same title, has got its preview in a form of international teaser trailer. It highlights 65-year old hockey fanatic and television producer Barney Panofsky who is in quest of finding his true love after several marriages.

"Barney's Version" is a picaresque and touching story of politically incorrect, fully lived life of the impulsive, irascible and fearlessly blunt Barney. It follows his reckless life which is highlighted by three marriages, two children and status as a "person of interest" in the mysterious disappearance of his friend.
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Paris Hilton Channels Marilyn Monroe for 'Tease'


May 15, 2010 04:56:47 GMT

Paris Hilton has marked the milestone release of her tenth fragrance by dressing up as screen icon Marilyn Monroe for a new photoshoot. The star is set to launch her new perfume, Tease, six years after she unleashed her debut self-titled scent in 2004.

And Hilton has celebrated the landmark by channelling her idol for a glamorous advertising campaign to accompany the launch this summer. She tells People.com, "I got to dress up like my idol Marilyn Monroe, and we ended up with some great photos. She's always been such an inspiration to me. Tease is a really sweet and flirty scent, so the name is very fitting. It's playful and sexy - perfect for grabbing attention."
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Miley Cyrus Booked to Sing on 'Dancing with the Stars'

May 15, 2010 04:52:45 GMT

Miley Cyrus has kicked off promotional effort for her upcoming release by securing slots at several major TV shows. Recently, she has been tapped to make a live performance at the upcoming episode of "Dancing with the Stars" on May 18. The "Hannah Montana" star is going to showcase her new single "Can't Be Tamed".

Joining Miley on the Tuesday's result show of the reality dancing show is another musical guest Sarah McLachlan. The 42-year-old singer is scheduled to take the stage for a medley of her new single "Loving You Is Easy" and her classic "Angel".
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Salma Hayek Changes Name to Salma Pinault


May 15, 2010 04:45:52 GMT

Salma Hayek has taken her husband's last name for the sake of the couple's two-year-old daughter. The Mexican beauty welcomed a daughter, Valentina, with Francois-Henri Pinault in September 2007, and married the French fashion executive 17 months later.

But the tot was becoming curious as to why her parents didn't share the same last name - and the innocent question convinced her mum to make the switch. The actress tells U.S. magazine InStyle, "It was Valentina's request. I didn't think about it until she brought it up."
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Jonathan Rhys-Meyers Banned From Flight Due to Drunken Display


May 15, 2010 04:44:41 GMT

Becoming a well-known actor does not make it easier for Jonathan Rhys-Meyers to take a flight. The actor was recently banned from flying United Airlines after showing a drunken display, sources tell Radar Online.

Jonathan was booked on a United Airlines flight headed to Los Angeles earlier this month, but he was not allowed to get on board because airline workers noticed him "pounding drinks" in the first class lounge and becoming increasingly drunk and disorderly. He also reportedly showed "belligerent" and "disruptive" behavior that "was getting out of control" during the wait.
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Bella Heathcote Receives Heath Ledger's Acting Scholarship

May 15, 2010 04:42:11 GMT

A scholarship established in the name of late actor Heath Ledger has been awarded to up-and-coming actress Bella Heathcote. The $10,000 fund, set up by Ledger's ex-fiancee Michelle Williams and friends following his death in 2008, was given to Heathcote at the sixth annual Australians in Film Breakthrough Awards in Los Angeles on Thursday, May 13 night.

She was hand-picked from a pool of applicants by "The Dark Knight" star's pals and colleagues, including Colin Farrell, who presented the honor. Ledger's sister Kate and his mother, Sally Bell, were on hand to witness the prize-giving, and admit they are touched his memory can help others realize their dreams of acting.
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Keith Richards Proceeds With Releasing Tell-All Book

May 15, 2010 04:36:48 GMT

The Rolling Stones legend Keith Richards is almost ready to let fans read all about his wild rock 'n' roll past - his autobiography will hit store shelves in October, three years after he began writing it. The guitarist started to put pen to paper to revisit his past antics and early career moves in 2007 and recently wrapped work on the tome.

He admits he initially held back on telling all because he was convinced no one would read it - but he's glad he decided to proceed with the release. Richards says, "I'm waiting for some proofs to come back. It's kind of weird writing about your own life. Who'd be interested in that?"
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Alyssa Milano Insists 'Romantically' Is Not Canceled, Yet

May 15, 2010 04:29:30 GMT

Alyssa Milano is baffled by reports her new U.S. TV series "Romantically Challenged" has been axed - insisting a decision has yet to be made by network bosses. Chiefs at ABC allegedly declined to commission a second series of Milano's comedy, which received mixed reviews after its launch last month.

But Milano insists TV executives have yet to determine the future of her show - and she's taken to her Twitter.com blog to blast the reporter who broke the unconfirmed news. She writes: "#romanticallychallenged I just spoke to abc. They say that no decision has been made as of yet. Either @MichaelAusiello is misinformed or his "insider" spilled before proper human contact was made between the network, producers & cast. Either way it's not cool."
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Video Premiere: Bobby V's 'Let's Get It'

May 15, 2010 04:28:57 GMT

Bobby V takes his leading lady to the shopping mall in a music video for his track "Let's Get It". The R&B performer hits the court later on, playing basketball and getting sweaty with her and several other sexy ladies.

"Let's Get It" is taken from Bobby's mixtape "60 Minutes". While the track features him solo without any featured guest, other songs in the mixtape have such rappers as Gucci Mane, Nicki Minaj, Ludacris and Jadakiss lending their vocals.
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New Title Credit of 'JONAS L.A.'


May 15, 2010 04:14:05 GMT

"J.O.N.A.S!" is not only changing its title but also the opening sequence. The Disney Channel series which is now called "JONAS L.A." still uses "Live to Party" as the theme song but changes the video. The Jonas Brothers and their two best friends, Chelsea Staub and Nicole Anderson, are going places in a convertible, visiting the beach and the city.

In the second season, Kevin, Joe and Nick - and their security chief, Big Man - are fresh off their world concert tour and ready for a summer vacation in a rental house high atop the Hollywood Hills. As they begin their left coast adventure, two familiar faces, Stella and Macy, join them and wind up sharing a nearby guesthouse with Stella's aunt Lisa. Now, the five friends take off on a summer of fun, especially after they meet their gregarious neighbor, DZ.
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Shia LaBeouf and Carey Mulligan Premiere 'Wall Street 2' at Cannes


May 15, 2010 04:13:35 GMT

The 2010 Cannes Film Festival has welcomed the cast and crew of "Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps" on Friday, May 14. They flew to France to promote the "Wall Street" sequel which is premiered during the festival.

Shia LaBeouf and co-stars Michael Douglas, Josh Brolin, Frank Langella as well as director Oliver Stone all suited up in black outfit when hitting the red carpet. Slipped among the men when posing for cameras was Carey Mulligan who looked simple but beautiful in an Azzaro "IL" gown.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Sandi Thom Parting Ways With Fiance

May 15, 2010 03:49:12 GMT

Singer Sandi Thom has told of her wedding heartbreak - she was jilted by her fiance just weeks before their nuptials. The Scottish star announced in February this year that the marriage had been put on hold, insisting she needed time to concentrate on her career.

Now she has confessed the truth behind the canceled wedding - she has split from fiance Jake Field. Thom tells the Daily Record, "I bought the wedding dress. But life throws these unexpected curveballs... It was the biggest shock I have ever experienced. I never ever envisaged in all my days that Jake and I would split up. I still have the wedding dress."
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Pitbull's Concert in Malaysia Gets Protested by Islamic Groups

May 15, 2010 03:46:38 GMT

An upcoming concert featuring rapper Pitbull has prompted protests in the notoriously conservative country of Malaysia. The hip-hop star is due to perform at a dance music festival in the country on Saturday, May 15, but Pitbull's inclusion on the bill has sparked outrage amongst Islamic groups there - who have cited his performance style and lyrics as a cause for concern.

Around 300 Muslim protesters gathered in the capital city, Kuala Lumpur, on Friday, may 14 to express their outrage at Pitbull's planned performance, as well as a new government ruling which will allow a sports gambling company to be set up in Malaysia.
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Russell Crowe Wants to Play in Bollywood Movie

May 15, 2010 03:45:24 GMT

Russell Crowe wants to swap Hollywood for Bollywood - he's eyeing a role in a Hindi movie. The "Gladiator" star wants to put his singing and dancing skills to the test onscreen, and insists a part in an Indian film is ideal to showcase his talents.

He tells Britain's Daily Mail, "I don't mean a typical Hollywood film that happens to be set in India, but a Bollywood film. The script would have to be right, and I'd have to understand completely what I was doing. But I fancy having a go. I can do my own singing and can dance a little bit."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Jan-Michael Vincent Kicked Out of a Hotel


May 15, 2010 03:44:12 GMT

Former "Airwolf" star Jan-Michael Vincent was allegedly ejected from a hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana after a night out turned nasty and staff were forced to call police. The actor recently stayed at the city's Columns Hotel with a female companion, but the pair was denied a third night at the venue after they reportedly began misbehaving.

Vincent's unnamed friend is said to have been drunkenly shouting at other patrons, before he allegedly turned on her when she attempted to take a drink from his hand. Hotel managers called cops and asked the pair to leave, according to New York Post gossip column PageSix.
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Jana Kramer Misdiagnosed With Life-Threatening Sickness


May 15, 2010 03:43:02 GMT

American actress/singer Jana Kramer faced death on the set of 2005 film "Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis" - after local Romanian doctors misdiagnosed a life-threatening gallbladder sickness. The "One Tree Hill" star had to halt the overseas shoot because she was too sick to work, and Romanian medics determined she needed to have her appendix removed.

Kramer tells Maxim magazine, "I immediately started feeling sick. But I didn't want to complain and be considered a problem. Eventually I had to go to the hospital. The doctor could barely speak English but said I had to get my appendix out."
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'Oprah', Bret Michaels' First Stop After Brain Hemorrhage

May 15, 2010 03:43:01 GMT

Bret Michaels will return to television although he was lying on hospital bed in critical condition just three weeks ago. His rep has announced the plan on Friday, May 14, saying his first TV appearance since brain hemorrhage would be on "The Oprah Winfrey Show", in an episode set to air Wednesday, May 19.

After that, he would make the effort of attending the live "The Celebrity Apprentice" finale on May 23. It is unclear whether he's in the final two or just making a comeback as a fallen contestant as the show still has one more episode which is yet to air. "We really hope that Bret is well and able to join us at the finale," said Donald Trump. "I have much respect as he is a fighter and strong competitor."
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Regis Philbin Is to Undergo Another Surgery


May 15, 2010 03:42:09 GMT

Veteran U.S. TV presenter Regis Philbin is to undergo his second surgery in six months, to remove a debilitating blood clot that formed after his hip replacement operation. The 78-year-old host of "Live with Regis and Kelly" underwent the operation in December 2009 and was off the air for several weeks.

He's suffered from limited mobility ever since due to the formation of a clot in his leg; and Philbin will be off the air again on Tuesday, May 18 to have it removed. He explains, "Ever since I got my hip replacement the other leg has acted up. If I walk more than three blocks, all of a sudden I feel that pain."
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Release for Kendra Wilkinson's Sex Tape Delayed Until Early June


May 15, 2010 03:35:17 GMT

Vivid Entertainment forces people, who are eager to see Kendra Wilkinson in an intimate moment, to wait a little more. The company which obtains the former Playboy model's sex tape has announced that the release date for the said video is pushed back.

"We expect to have it on store shelves the first week in June, pending no further legal issues," Steven Hirsch, president of Vivid tells Life and Style. The company originally planned to distribute the sex tape featuring Kendra before the end of May.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Paul Wesley Is NOT Married or Engaged


May 15, 2010 03:16:28 GMT

The headlines saying Paul Wesley is a married man have been sent down the gutter. The star of "The Vampire Diaries" has his reps telling Gossip Cop that the story originating from Hollywood Life is "all lies and not true."

Hollywood Life made the report based an overheard statement from Wesley who introduced "One Tree Hill" actress Torrey DeVitto as his "wife". The site claimed the actor clearly said the word when asked who the brunette beside him was at Young Hollywood Awards event on Thursday, May 13. But the reporter was not sure whether it was an announcement or a joke.
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Zac Efron's 'Charlie St. Cloud' Releases First Trailer and New Pictures


May 15, 2010 03:04:18 GMT

The first full trailer for "Charlie St. Cloud" has been brought forward to tease people of what can be seen from this Zac Efron-starring film. Opened with the scene in which the lead actor survived a car accident but lost his brother, the video debuted by Apple then sees how his late brother lives in his imagination after the tragedy while he finds his love interest.

In addition to the trailer, Universal Pictures has also provided other sneak peeks in form of several brand new pictures. One of them is a poster, while the others are production photos which give preview to the film scenes.
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Westlife's Mark Feehily Calls N-Dubz 'Total Idiots'


May 15, 2010 03:02:34 GMT

Westlife star Mark Feehily has taken aim at British rap trio N-Dubz - berating the hip-hop stars for their "irresponsible behavior" and branding them "total idiots". The clean-cut singer has slammed the group for not taking their task as role models for their impressionable fans seriously, after N-Dubz member Dappy was embroiled in two drugs scandals last month.

The rapper was caught on camera taking controversial drug mephedrone and was kicked out of a U.K. theme park after allegedly smoking cannabis in the venue's hotel. And Feehily has urged the band to act more like "real stars" Bono and Jay-Z - insisting the young hitmakers have "no respect".
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Christina Aguilera Refused to Compromise With Her Label

May 15, 2010 03:01:02 GMT

Christina Aguilera stood up to her record label bosses during the making of her new album after they asked her to sing a song she didn't like. The star had a clear vision for "Bionic" when she hit the studio, and she wasn't impressed when executives at her label handed her a track and demanded she record it because they were convinced it would be "a hit".

Aguilera admits she refused to back down because she was determined to make sure the song didn't end up on her album. She tells Billboard magazine, "There was actually a song that the label really wanted me to record, and I just said 'No,' because it didn't fit on the album - it wasn't creatively inspiring to me."
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Cheryl Cole's Brother Charged With Robbery

May 15, 2010 03:00:02 GMT

British singer Cheryl Cole's brother has been charged with robbery as part of an investigation into a heist at a post office in England. Andrew Tweedy, 29, was detained by police amid allegations he was involved in a raid on a store in North Tyneside, England on Monday, May10, in which several men allegedly brandished a gun and a machete at staff before fleeing with thousands of pounds.

According to Britain's The Sun, cops questioned nine people, including Tweedy's girlfriend Emma Stanners - the mother of Cole's baby nephew. Tweedy, 30, is facing a charge of robbery along with two other men, aged 23 and 22. Stanners has been charged with money laundering. All four are expected to appear in court in North Tyneside on Friday, May 14.
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Steve Carell Denies Exiting 'The Office' for Pay Rise

May 15, 2010 02:58:14 GMT

"The Office" star Steve Carell has dismissed rumors his plan to leave the hit U.S. comedy is a ploy for a pay rise - because he simply wants to spend more time with his family. The actor has played embarrassing boss Michael Scott on the series since 2005, in a role based on Ricky Gervais' original star turn in the British version of the show.

Carell confirmed last month he doesn't plan to return to the series after its next season, and he's looking forward to taking a hiatus from Hollywood to be a better dad to kids Elisabeth, nine, and John, five, with his wife Nancy. He tells the National Enquirer, "It's not a negotiating tactic at all. It's just that I want to spend more time with my kids right now."
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NBC Loves 'Chuck' and Renews It for Season 4

May 15, 2010 02:37:14 GMT

Joy to "Chuck" fans, the show has been renewed for a fourth season. President of Primetime Entertainment, NBC and Universal Media Studios Angela Bromstad made the formal announcement on Friday, May 14 although she did not mention how many episodes are in order.

"Chuck" was initially a bubble series which almost did not make it in the second to third season transition. However, the number in season 3 improved with 2.4 rating, 6 share in adults 18-49 and 6.6 million viewers overall. Devoted fans also helped spreading the show by doing a flash mob action earlier this month.
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Adam Lambert Rocks High Platform Shoes at 'If I Had You' Video Shoot


May 15, 2010 02:32:32 GMT

Following several Twitter pictures earlier this week, a number of new images taken from the filming of Adam Lambert's "If I Had You" music video have been found for sneak peek. The set photos show off the "American Idol" singer shooting a live performance scene.

Adam filmed the scene with his band at Griffith Park, Calif. during the pre dawn hours on Thursday, May 13. He is pictured wearing black leather jacket on top of all-white ensemble. He matches the white get-up with super high platform shoes and belt with matching color.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Roman Polanski Accused of Sexually Abusing British Actress at Her 16

May 15, 2010 02:22:36 GMT

Roman Polanski is hit with another abuse allegation. On Friday, May 14, Charlotte Lewis has stepped out to let people know that she was sexually abused by the "The Ghost Writer" helmer in 1982, before she appeared in his 1986 movie "Pirates", in Paris.

"[Polanski] sexually abused me in the worst possible way when I was just 16. He knew [how old I was] when he met me and forced himself upon me in his apartment in Paris," Charlotte revealed. The British actress claimed she has "lived with the effects of his behavior ever since it occurred" and is now seeking for justice.
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'It's On' Video From 'Camp Rock 2' Ft. Jonas Brothers and Demi Lovato


May 15, 2010 02:05:57 GMT

One of "Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam" soundtracks, titled "It's On", has gotten a music video. Directed by Brandon Dickerson, it features Jonas Brothers and Demi Lovato and gives fans a glimpse on what they'll see in the upcoming movie.

"The video is a really cool concept," Kevin Jonas told MTV News earlier this week. "It takes on the aspect of the music and just the intensity, the high energy of what the song is. ... What's cool is just the passion of all the people who are singing."
 
 
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