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May 21, 2010

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Lily Allen Wants to Write Songs for Lady GaGa


May 21, 2010 09:50:09 GMT


Lily Allen has vowed to carry on penning songs after winning three prestigious Ivor Novello awards on Thursday, May 20 - and she wants Lady GaGa to record the tracks. The "Smile" hitmaker announced earlier this year she plans to quit recording and performing live after a string of summer festival dates.

But after she scooped three songwriting trophies at the Ivor Novello ceremony she's decided to carry on in the music industry - but in a behind-the-scenes role. Allen tells Britain's The Sun, "I didn't realize I was an exceptional songwriter. I still just kind of think my songs are like nursery rhymes - little ditties that I write for myself. I am overwhelmed."
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Madonna Calls for Two Jailed Gay Malawians' Release


May 21, 2010 09:47:25 GMT


Madonna is urging the citizens of Malawi to back an appeal to free two jailed gay men, branding their incarceration "backward". On Thursday, May 20, Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga were sentenced to 14 years in prison, including hard labor, because they are homosexual.

Gay icon Madonna, who adopted two of her children, David and Mercy, from the country, is fuming over the court's decision to imprison the men, and is calling for their release. In a statement to Access Hollywood, she says, "I am shocked and saddened by the decision made today by the Malawian court, which sentenced two innocent men to prison."
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Kim Kardashian Corrects Latest Dating Rumor


May 21, 2010 09:38:58 GMT


Kim Kardashian has laughed off reports she's romancing Australian singer Peter Andre. British tabloid reports have suggested the pair was seen flirting with each other in Monaco at the weekend, but Kardashian insists she was stuck in America because of travel disruption due to the volcanic ash cloud in the skies above Europe.

The socialite has taken to her Twitter.com blog to address the latest romance rumor, writing, "Funny rumor - says I spent a hot night in Monaco w (with) this guy...ummm I wasn't even in Monaco!"
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First Trailer for Drew Barrymore's 'Going the Distance' Premiered

May 21, 2010 09:38:07 GMT


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Warner Bros. Pictures has dropped the first trailer for "Going the Distance". Opened with a look at lovebirds who enjoy their romantic moment on several dates, the video then shows how they try to do anything to maintain their relationship when they live apart. Some saucy humors which can be seen in the film, moreover, are inserted in this trailer.

When aspiring journalist Erin moves to San Francisco to finish her last year of school, her boyfriend Garrett, an assistant music scout, stays in Manhattan to pursue his ambitions and wait on that promotion he's been promised. Using all communication devices, they navigate the pitfalls and miscommunication of their bi-coastal romance.
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Kate Moss' Home Raided by Burglars

May 21, 2010 09:31:47 GMT


A gang broke into Kate Moss' London home in the early hours of Thursday morning, May 20 and stole three valuable pieces of artwork, according to a U.K. report. The intruders are believed to have forced their way into the property and ransacked the British supermodel's home.

They were allegedly disturbed by somebody in the house - but still fled with a number of pieces, including a $120,000 piece by street artist Banksy, according to Britain's Daily Mirror newspaper.
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Lance Armstrong Got Stitches After Bike Crash

May 21, 2010 09:27:37 GMT


Lance Armstrong was forced to pull out of a major cycling tournament on Thursday, May 20 after a nasty fall left him needing stitches. The 38 year old was taking part in the Tour of California race when he misjudged the road layout and was thrown from his bike.

Armstrong was left bloodied and bruised and needed eight stitches below his left eye, according to TMZ.com. The cycling ace has opened up about the mishap on his Twitter.com page, telling followers he was "extremely disappointed" at having to pull out of the race.
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Report: Ronan Keating Cheated on Wife While Touring

May 21, 2010 09:24:46 GMT


Irish singer Ronan Keating has been hit with allegations he cheated on wife Yvonne while on tour. The couple's representative announced on Thursday, May 20 that they are to separate, marking the end of their 12-year marriage.

The spokesperson added the split was "amicable" - but a new report suggests their union was destroyed by Keating's infidelity. Britain's Daily Mirror newspaper claims the Boyzone singer confessed he had been unfaithful during his recent solo tour of the U.K., Australia and New Zealand - and Yvonne immediately told him their marriage is over.
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Jesse James Bursts Into Tears During 'Nightline' Interview

May 21, 2010 09:22:34 GMT


New details on Jesse James' candid interview with Vicki Mabrey of ABC News "Nightline" have been revealed. During the chat, the estranged husband of Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock burst into tears as he came clean about his infidelity.

"I took a pretty amazing life and amazing success and marriage... and threw it away by my own hands," James told Vicki. The TV personality, whose marriage with Bullock ruined after his affair scandal with tattoo model Michelle "Bombshell" McGee hit the headline, also revealed about the time he spent on rehab.
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Adam Ant Sectioned to Mental Hospital


May 21, 2010 09:02:34 GMT


New wave rocker Adam Ant has reportedly been sectioned under Britain's Mental Health Act in London. The former Adam and the Ants star, real name Stuart Goddard, was allegedly admitted to hospital earlier this week.

In a message to fans, obtained by website TheMusicFix.co.uk, Goddard wrote, "Please send me postcards at the Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, Fulham Road. Please don't come down here as it may upset the staff who have been really pleasant. I am having a well earned rest at Her Majesty's Pleasure and am painting and continuing being an art student. I have a great view and am considering gigs later in the year."
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'Love Ranch' Trailer Sees Helen Mirren in Passionate Sequences


May 21, 2010 08:58:58 GMT


A look at upcoming "Love Ranch" has been shared in a newly released trailer. Making its way out via Apple, the video captures the life of Bontempo couple who owns and runs Nevada's first legalized brothel. Helen Mirren who plays Grace Bontempo is seen seduced by a heavy weight boxer before she finally gives up and is caught in a love triangle.

Based on the real lives of Joe and Sally Conforte, "Love Ranch" is a bittersweet love story that turns explosive when the players in a romantic triangle lose control and cross the line. Grace and Charlie Bontempo's lives are suddenly altered when Armando Bruza, a husky, world famous heavy weight boxer from South America comes to the Ranch.
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Pamela Anderson Calls Twitter Followers to Save Birds

May 21, 2010 08:57:07 GMT


Pamela Anderson has called on her Twitter.com followers to help save America's bird population following the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. A massive oil leak from the exploded Deepwater Horizon Rig near the Gulf Coast hit the headlines last month, and despite desperate efforts to stem the flow of leaking oil, it has washed ashore in states including Louisiana and Florida - and there are fears it will completely devastate the areas' wildlife.

Anderson is backing the International Bird Rescue Research Center's (IBRRC) efforts to raise money and help creatures caught in the spill area - and she wants her fans to do the same. In a post on her Twitter.com page, she writes, "Please support International Bird Rescue's ongoing rescue work by donating, becoming a member or adopting a bird."
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Ryan Gosling Denies Dating Michelle Williams

May 21, 2010 08:51:56 GMT


Ryan Gosling's spokesperson has dismissed reports the actor is dating his "Blue Valentine" co-star Michelle Williams. The pair was spotted flirting with each other at the Cannes Film Festival in France earlier this week, prompting gossips to match them up as Hollywood's latest couple.

But "The Notebook" star's rep has dismissed the rumours, telling People.com, "He is cozy with everyone", while Williams' spokesperson adds, "They are not dating."
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Holly Hunter Engaged to Father of Her Sons

May 21, 2010 08:37:06 GMT


Actress Holly Hunter has sparked speculation she's engaged to longterm partner Gordon MacDonald after sporting a ring on her wedding finger during a U.S. TV appearance.

"The Piano" star has been dating the actor since 2001 and Hunter gave birth to the couple's twin boys in 2006. Now it seems MacDonald has proposed. During an appearance on America's "The Late Late Show" on Thursday, May 20, Hunter flashed a sparkling band on her wedding finger - prompting host Craig Ferguson to ask, "Do you have some news?"
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Video: Justin Bieber Hits His Face on Revolving Door


May 21, 2010 08:32:32 GMT


Justin Bieber has left feeling embarrassed after he bumped his face onto a revolving door during his time in German on Thursday, May 20. The 16-year-old pop sensation, who was clowning around as he left the Radisson hotel in town, stumbled and smashed his head onto a glass door.

In the video of the incident, Bieber is seen screaming "Ow, ow!" at his aides. However, he later found it hillarious as he pointed at the vidoeographer who caught the mishap on tape and laughed it off.
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Carrie Underwood Booked for 'American Idol' Finale


May 21, 2010 08:31:05 GMT


Carrie Underwood has been hired to make a live performance at the next week episode of "American Idol". The winner of the show's fourth season will return to the "Idol" stage to deliver her single "Undo It".

Joining her to perform on May 26 before host Ryan Seacrest announces the winner of season 9 is Christina Aguilera. The 29-year-old singer comes to the singing competition in an effort to promote her June 8 release "Bionic" and she will perform one of her new songs "Not Myself Tonight".
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Simon Cowell: 'Leave Me Alone When I'm Depressed'

May 21, 2010 08:23:37 GMT


Music mogul Simon Cowell can't control the deep depression he often falls into, confessing he's best left alone in his darker moments. In a candid chat with Oprah Winfrey, which aired in America on Thursday, May 20, the moody "American Idol" judge revealed he has always fought the blues and struggles to maintain friendships and relationships when he's low.

He told Winfrey, "When I'm like that I kind of feel like going into some slight hibernation. I'm very dark when I'm in those moments... I get very, very down. Don't come near me. (I'm) like a bear in a cage." Asked what he has to get down about, Cowell explains, "Maybe it's the draining effect when you have a lot of people who depend on you... by the end of it you feel that everything's been sucked out of you because of that dependency."
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Penelope Cruz, Scarlett Johansson Raise 330,000 Dollars From Gown Auction

May 21, 2010 08:05:50 GMT


Gowns donated by Penelope Cruz, Scarlett Johansson, Julia Roberts and Demi Moore helped to raise more than $330,000 (206,250 poundsterling) for the Haiti relief effort at a Cannes Film Festival gala in France on Wednesday, May 19.

Cruz and her boyfriend Javier Bardem attended the Chopard-sponsored auction on behalf of pal Sean Penn, whose charity benefited from the cash. The actress initiated the auction of haute couture dresses worn by different stars to prestigious events like the Oscars and the Cannes Film Festival.
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Ciara Responds to BET Banning Her 'Ride' Music Video


May 21, 2010 08:04:48 GMT


Ciara confirmed recent report which suggested that her "Ride" music video has been banned by BET. The 24-year-old R&B singer spoke about that matter when attending the red carpet of Maxim Hot 100 party at Paramount Studios.

"My video isn't playing on BET right now," Ciara told HipHollywood. She then added, "It would definitely be great if it was playing on BET, no doubt. If there was a way to edit a version for it I would definitely do that."
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Jesse James Moves to Austin to Get Close to Sandra Bullock


May 21, 2010 07:59:53 GMT


Jesse James is selling off his California home and planning a move to Austin, Texas so he can be close to his soon-to-be ex-wife Sandra Bullock and their adopted son, according to a U.S. report.

Bullock recently filed for divorce from James after news of his alleged infidelities hit the headlines in March. The actress went public with her thoughts and feelings in a People magazine expose on April 10, while revealing she had adopted a baby boy from New Orleans, Louisiana earlier this year.
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Naomi Campbell Called to Testify Over 'Blood Diamond' Gift

May 21, 2010 07:58:53 GMT


Naomi Campbell is fighting a potential subpoena to testify in former Liberian president Charles Taylor's war crimes trial in The Netherlands because she fears for her safety if she appears. Prosecutors trying the former leader in The Hague have asked judges to subpoena the supermodel as a witness.

They have filed a motion calling for the Brit to testify about uncut diamonds Taylor allegedly gave her as a gift in 1997. Campbell insists she won't have much to give prosecutors if they insist on calling her as a witness as Taylor was just a guest at a party she attended.
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'FlashForward' Series Finale Preview: The D-Day


May 21, 2010 07:58:49 GMT


"FlashForward" will finally reach the D-Day, April 29, 2010. While everyone waits to see if their flashforward visions come true, Mark uncovers the date of the next blackout, and Simon, with Demetri, attempts to stop it from happening by breaking into the NLAP mainframe.

The season finale, called "Future Shock", will also be the end of the series because ABC decided not to continue the sci-fi due to low rating. It's unknown whether the May 27 episode will provide answer to the show's mystery or not because the network laid the verdict after the episode went into production.
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Nicki Minaj's Newly-Leaked Sex Tape Selling for 100,000 Dollars


May 21, 2010 07:58:27 GMT


Nicki Minaj has become the latest star who is featured in a sex tape. Media Take Out claimed that they got a private screening of the explicit video, starred by "what appears to be young Nicki Minaj."

The site further dished out that Minaj's sex tape shows the "Massive Attack" singer doing all kinds of "freaky stuff". It is further reported that the graphic scene was taped a few years ago since she appears younger.
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Goldfrapp's Vampire-Themed Music Video for Single 'Alive'

May 21, 2010 07:37:00 GMT


In a music video for Goldfrapp's single "Alive", frontwoman Alison is standing tall in front of a group of men who dance on a demonic symbol drawn on the floor. Halfway though, several females join the guys dancing on the Pentagram, let their fangs out and kill them all.

"Alive" is taken from the band's fifth studio album "Head First". Despite its demonic theme, Alison shared that she and everyone involved in the video shoot have "a great laugh." She wrote on the band's official website, "It was so much fun! Every one involved was amazing and we had a great laugh."
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MTV Officially Picks Up Sexy Thriller 'Teen Wolf'

May 21, 2010 07:25:03 GMT


Not only vampires will be a hot trend but soon wolves too. MTV has officially picked up the modern remake of '80s hit called "Teen Wolf" and will begin the production this summer for 12-episodes. Starring Tyler Posey as the newly bitten werewolf, the show is described as a "sexy thriller set against the drama of high school life with a forbidden, romantic love story at its core."

Always an outsider and often unnoticed, Scott McCall yearns to be recognized in some small way that takes him out of his typical state of high school anonymity. When his best friend, Stiles, convinces him to go into the woods one night to join a police search for a dead body, Scott encounters a creature in the darkness. Narrowly escaping an attack with a vicious bite in his side, the next day brings strange surprises for Scott at school and his life will never be the same.
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On-Set Pics of Robert Pattinson's 'Water for Elephants' Surface


May 21, 2010 07:01:35 GMT


Robert Pattinson has kicked off the principal photography for "Water for Elephants". Now, several pictures during the production process have hit the web, mostly featuring the lead actor wearing a shabby outfit.

In some photos, Pattinson was seen shooting a scene with a co-star, while in some other shots he was captured pulling out a black horse from what looks like a train. Since the film uses a traveling circus as the background of the story, elephant is also seen around the shooting location while a big tent is built on the set.
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Kevin Jonas and Wife Danielle Deleasa Already Sleep in Separate Beds


May 21, 2010 07:00:35 GMT


Although Kevin Jonas and Danielle Deleasa have only been in marriage for five months, the twosome has been sleeping in separate beds. However, the sleeping separation does not happen because their relationship is in turmoil.

A problem which leads Kevin and Danielle sleep in different beds is the Jonas Brothers star's snoring. An insider close to the pair revealed, as In Touch Weekly quoted, "Kevin and Danielle had never spent a night together until their wedding night, so she had no clue that he snores so loudly."
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Official Tracklisting of Drake's 'Thank Me Later'


May 21, 2010 06:53:26 GMT


Drake has selected fourteen songs for his soon-to-be-released debut album "Thank Me Later". Nicki Minaj, T.I., Swizz Beatz, The-Dream, Young Jeezy, Jay-Z, Lil Wayne and Alicia Keys are lined up as his featured guests.

"Over" and "Find Your Love" have been out for radio request and digital purchase. As for the third single, "Miss Me" which has Weezy on the hook will be released this summer. "It's a song about being away from what you love and hoping that when you're gone, doing you, somebody out there misses you. It goes for Wayne in his situation and it goes for me in my situation, 'cause I'm on the road for I don't how long right now," he told MTV about what the song is about.
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Jake Pavelka to Step Back on 'DWTS' Floor With Fiancee


May 21, 2010 06:52:58 GMT


Jake Pavelka may have gone from "Dancing with the Stars" but it's not the end of his hip movement on television. The former "The Bachelor" contestant will go back on the dance floor during the ABC hit show's finale but instead of reuniting with Chelsie Hightower, he'll be partnering with none other than fiancee Vienna Girardi.

"Jake and I will be on the finale dancing together!" Girardi told E! Online at the Maxim Hot 100 party at Paramount Studios. "Dancing With the Stars came to us about three weeks ago and asked us if I'd be interested in dancing."
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Beyonce Knowles Debuts New Version of 'Halo' Music Video


May 21, 2010 06:29:02 GMT


An alternate version of Beyonce Knowles' "Halo" music video has made its way out. The R&B singer is driving her car on a dark, empty street, while her on-screen lover is being chased by a bunch of men through the woods. When she parks her car on the side of the road and walked into the forest, she finds him lying lifeless.

The music video is directed by Philip Andelman and includes scenes from the previously-released video. Beyonce's love interest is portrayed by actor Michael Ealy, the same man who plays her lover in the old version of the clip.
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Rima Fakih NOT Dating Paris Hilton's Ex-Boyfriend

May 21, 2010 06:07:14 GMT


Newly crowned Miss USA Rima Fakih is not dating Doug Reinhardt after all. Following swirling rumor which mentions Rima has been in romantic relationship with the ex-boyfriend of Paris Hilton, a source disclosed to E! News that Rima and Doug have never even met.

Report that Doug and Rima are dating was first run by Us Weekly. The publication claimed that Rima has been seeing Doug for a few weeks and they plan to get together when Rima flies out to L.A. next week.
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Ashley Greene and Hayden Panettiere Offered Key Roles in 'Scream 4'

May 21, 2010 05:44:52 GMT


Dimension Films is looking for young stars to join the cast ensemble of "Scream 4". According to The Hollywood Reporter (THR), the studio is offering key starring roles to Ashley Greene and Hayden Panettiere in the upcoming movie.

If the deals are sealed, the depicter of Alice Cullen in "Twilight" film series will be seen tackling a role of Sidney Prescott's cousin named Jill, who is claimed to be "essentially the heroine of the movie." The "I Love You, Beth Cooper" star, in the meantime, is offered to be Jill's best friend, who is described as a nerdy film geek.
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Enrique Iglesias Partying With Pitbull in 'I Like It' Music Video


May 21, 2010 04:56:02 GMT


Enrique Iglesias hits a crowded party full of sexy ladies in a music video filmed to support his new single "I Like It". But, he is not the only guy in the room as rapper Pitbull, who lends his vocal on the track, also attends the crowded bash.

A dance track, "I Like It" samples Lionel Richie's classic song "All Night Long (All Night)" and has Enrique heavily using Auto Tune on his verses. The single is recorded for his forthcoming studio album "Euphoria" and serves as one of the soundtracks for MTV's "Jersey Shore". He told PopEater about scoring theme song for the TV series, "I'm an MTV fan, so it's cool to be associated with them."
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Carrie Underwood Creates Trust Fund for Flood Victims

May 21, 2010 04:52:52 GMT


Country star Carrie Underwood has launched a relief fund to aid the victims left homeless by the floods in Nashville, Tennessee. The city has been left devastated by severe storms which lashed landmarks and homes earlier this month and the subsequent floods left much of the area underwater, claimed the lives of over 20 people and left thousands homeless.

A host of celebrities have come forward to help raise money for the relief efforts but Underwood has gone one step further by establishing the Temporary Home Fund with the Academy of Country Music's (ACM) Lifting Lives organization.
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Suge Knight Held on Bail, Not Yet Released

May 21, 2010 04:48:03 GMT


Troubled rap mogul Suge Knight has been released from jail following his arrest on alleged gun charges. The Death Row Records founder's Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) was pulled over by police in Los Angeles on Thursday morning, May 20 after cops were tipped off about a man reportedly pointing a gun at another car.

Officers initiated a "high risk stop", drawing their weapons and ordering Knight and his two female companions out of the vehicle, according to TMZ.com. Reports suggest the rap boss was taken into custody for assault with a deadly weapon and driving with a suspended license.
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Katherine Heigl's Baby's Heart 100 Per Cent Fine

May 21, 2010 04:37:44 GMT


Katherine Heigl's adopted daughter is "100 per cent fine" after undergoing open heart surgery. The "Knocked Up" star and her singer husband Josh Kelley welcomed baby Nancy Leigh into their family from Korea last September, when the baby was 10 months old.

Heigl revealed the tot, nicknamed Naleigh, had special needs, as well as a congenital heart defect. The baby underwent life-saving surgery when she was just two months old to repair a hole in her heart. The baby girl had another operation just before Heigl took her home to Los Angeles and the actress insists Naleigh is now in perfect health.
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Warrant for Lindsay Lohan's Arrest Has Been Revoked

May 21, 2010 04:32:46 GMT


Lindsay Lohan won't be taken into custody when she returns from Cannes following her recently-issued arrest warrant. The 23-year-old songstress won't be facing an arrest as the official document made against her has been revoked by Los Angeles court, People reported.

A clerk told the site that the court has lifted the warrant as Lindsay posted $100,000 bail, paying a bail bondsman $10,000 for the bond, to ensure that she will attend a new hearing set date. The hearing is scheduled for Monday morning, May 24 at 8 A.M.
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Betty White Refuses to Speak to Stepdaughter


May 21, 2010 04:30:27 GMT


"Golden Girls" star Betty White has refused to end a 30-year feud with her stepdaughter Martha Ludden. The veteran actress wed Ludden's father, U.S. TV personality Allen Ludden, in 1963 when his daughter was 13.

Martha resented White for taking the place of her mother, who had died just two years earlier, in 1961, and the pair never got along. The teenager turned her anger into rebellion and her behavior caused friction with her own father.
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Miley Cyrus Remixes 'Can't Be Tamed' With Lil Jon

May 21, 2010 04:26:31 GMT


Miley Cyrus has been in studio with Lil Jon to remix her new single "Can't Be Tamed". The Disney star and the rapper arrived separately at the Rock Mafia recording studio in Santa Monica. Before they got to work, she managed to give the MC's little son a hug.

"Yeah, I like Miley! My son likes her show [Hannah Montana]!" Lil Jon told Access Hollywood last month. "I'll probably run into her at some award show." On the collaborative project itself, he told E! Online, "It's crazy, it's crazy. I think everybody's gonna really enjoy the song." The Disney star additionally said, "He just came in and let it out. It's pretty rockin'."
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Jae Millz Back in Studio After Arrest


May 21, 2010 04:24:17 GMT


Rapper Jae Millz is facing drug possession charges after he was arrested on Tuesday, May 18 following an alleged domestic dispute. Police were called to Millz's Bronx, New York home after receiving a complaint from a woman at the property.

Notifying fans of the incident on Twitter.com, he wrote, "This woman really just called the cops on me... But u (sic) in MY house!!!" Lil Wayne's protege, real name Jarvis Mills, later tweeted that he was being taken into custody for having "an illegal substance", although further details were unavailable as WENN went to press. He has since been released from jail.
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First Full Trailer for 'Megamind' Gives a Look at Brad Pitt's Metro Man

May 21, 2010 04:20:47 GMT


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The first full-length trailer for DreamWorks' new film "Megamind" has made its way out via Yahoo! Movies. It appears that the trailer only gives preview to the background of the key storyline as it shows how Megamind and Metro Man are destined to be foes since they were babies and how they bring their feud when they have grown up.

A satirical take on superhero movies, the movie centers its story on super villain Megamind who accidentally kills his archrival Metro Man. Losing his oomph, the villain creates new superhero rival Titan. Unfortunately for him and the world, the new hero wants to be a super villain too. The new villain begins his rampage, and Megamind sets out to stop him, beginning a path to redemption in the process.
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'Glee' Star Mark Salling Shows Abs in GQ

May 21, 2010 04:03:29 GMT


Establishing a bad boy image through his role on "Glee", Mark Salling showed a different side of him in a photo spread by GQ magazine. The 27-year-old was cheeky and fun when modeling for summer clothing in Laguna, showing off his abs and guns.

The photo shoots were done in areas around Laguna such as the Thalia beach, the Taco Loco restaurant and '50s-style beachfront hotel called Laguna Riviera. Strangely, Salling admitted to the magazine that he remembered almost none of the moments. "I was right in the middle of one of those cleanse fasts," he said.
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Shrek Gets Honored With Walk of Fame Star

May 21, 2010 03:42:11 GMT


"Shrek Forever After" has not been released in the U.S. yet and its performance at box office has not been known, but DreamWorks has a reason to be proud. Their ogre character Shrek has received the 2,408th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, May 20, just one day before the film hits theaters.

Representing the animated character was a guy donning a Shrek suit. He was accompanied by actors Mike Myers and Antonio Banderas, who provide their voices for the movie, as well as DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg to receive the star.
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Joe Jonas Reveals Details of Solo Album, Kevin Is Also Keen to Do Side Project

May 21, 2010 03:38:52 GMT


Following recent announcement that Joe Jonas is preparing a solo album, details of the upcoming project are opened up. The middle of the Jonas Brothers said he is recording electropop, dance music and has finished one of them.

Joe works with producer Frankmusik. He told Just Jared Jr., "Frank is really cool and talented. We met a couple months ago and when we first met, it didn't go as planned. We weren't sure if we were gonna work together. His background is very ELECTROPOP, dance music but now, that's pretty much the direction."
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Preview of CW's New Series 'Nikita' and 'Hellcats'

May 21, 2010 03:37:28 GMT


The CW said during its presentation on Thursday, May 20 that its new series will attract more men into its women-oriented programs. With the absence of "Melrose Place" and "The Beautiful Life: TBL", the network is able to slip in "Nikita" and "Hellcats". These two are very different in terms of their genre and target audience.

"Nikita", starring Maggie Q, is a spy action about a troubled teenager who was secretly trained as a spy and an assassin without her knowledge. Now, after three years in hiding, Nikita is seeking retribution and making it clear to her former bosses that she will stop at nothing to expose and destroy their covert operation.
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Bloc Party's Frontman Clears Up Break-Up Rumors

May 21, 2010 03:37:05 GMT


Bloc Party's frontman Kele Okereke has silenced rumors the band is over, by confirming plans to record a new album. The singer sparked gossip the "Helicopter" hitmakers were heading for a break-up in 2009 when he admitted they "might never make a record again".

The speculation was fueled when Okereke went on to record a solo album, "The Boxer", but he is adamant he has every intention of keeping Bloc Party together. He tells Britain's NME magazine, "I used to be in the band, and I will be again. I'm looking forward to seeing the other guys and making music with them. I just don't know when that will be."
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Jonas Brothers Trapped for More Than Half an Hour in Elevator


May 21, 2010 03:31:35 GMT


Jonas Brothers were trapped in an elevator for more than half an hour after performing at a concert in Los Angeles earlier this week. The trio performed at a sold-out show at The Grove on Tuesday, May 18, but their evening turned sour when they stepped into a lift and the carriage became stuck between floors.

Kevin Jonas, Joe Jonas and Nick Jonas then had to climb out of the elevator shaft after their security guards managed to open the doors, according to the New York Post's gossip column PageSix. A source tells the publication, "For the first 15 minutes they thought it was funny, but after 30 they started to worry."
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Courtney Love Lost Beautiful Song to Christina Aguilera

May 21, 2010 03:25:16 GMT


Courtney Love begged songwriter Linda Perry for a beautiful song, but the in-demand hitmaker gave the track to Christina Aguilera instead. The Hole's singer was desperate to record Perry's "Beautiful" but the former 4 Non Blondes star insisted Love wasn't ready for the attention the ballad would bring her.

The rock star tells MTV, "In my entire life I've never wanted a song fully rendered, that someone else has written, ever... It (song) was 11 years old at the time... and she ended up giving it to Christina Aguilera, but I begged her for it."
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'Spider-Man' Star James Franco Will Rise the Apes

May 21, 2010 03:13:56 GMT


"Rise of the Apes" has found a man who will have a significant role in the movement. Reports say James Franco has been tapped to star in the upcoming film, playing a scientist who has been working on a cure for Alzheimer's that is being tested on apes.

The test subject named Caesar starts to evolve rapidly, and Franco's character takes him home to live with him and protects him from cruel doctors. The apes, meanwhile, will not be played by actors in costumes but rather rendered digitally to be photo-realistic by WETA.
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Justin Bieber's 'Somebody to Love' Remix Ft. Usher Emerges


May 21, 2010 03:07:03 GMT


Justin Bieber has re-recorded his latest single "Somebody to Love" with his mentor Usher contributing on the hook. The remixed song made its debut on Ryan Seacrest's official blog and hit the web and radio airwaves soon afterwards.

The revamped track received positive response from Justin's fans already. "Getting hyped reading all your messages about the SOMEBODY TO LOVE remix...im real excited for the video too," he wrote on Twitter.
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Ronan Keating Splits From Wife Yvonne Connolly

May 21, 2010 03:05:21 GMT


Boyzone star Ronan Keating has announced he is separating from his wife Yvonne Connolly. The Irish singer and his model wife, who have three children, are parting ways after 12 years of marriage, but a spokesperson for the pair insists the split is "amicable".

A statement from their rep reads, "With great sadness, Ronan and Yvonne Keating today announce their separation. The separation is amicable and they will continue to work together in order to provide the best for their children. The family ask for privacy at this difficult time."
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Pics: Stars of The CW at Upfront Presentation

May 21, 2010 02:56:28 GMT


Stars of The CW programs turned up at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, May 20 for the network's upfront presentation. Among other networks, The CW has fewer new series in the 2010/11 season, thus there's less new faces spotted in the crowd.

The familiar ones are Nina Dobrev, Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley, the stars of "The Vampire Diaries" which is the network's best child currently. Also coming in a pack are the cast of "Life Unexpected" such as Austin Basis, Kerr Smith, Shiri Appleby and Kristoffer Polaha. Over in the "Gossip Girl" camp there are Chace Crawford, Connor Paolo and Zuzanna Szadkowski.
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Anna Nicole Smith's Former Attorney Allegedly Sending Threat to Witness

May 21, 2010 02:52:22 GMT


Cops in the U.S. have reportedly launched an investigation into allegations Howard K. Stern threatened a potential witness in the Anna Nicole Smith drugs trial. Stern, Smith's former attorney, is accused along with medics Dr. Sandeep Kapoor and Dr. Khristine Eroshevich of conspiring to supply the late actress/model with prescription pills, resulting in her death in 2007. They are awaiting trial on a total of 23 felony charges.

Now police in South Carolina have launched a probe after a possible witness in the case, Mark Hatten, one of Smith's ex-lovers, alleged he received a threatening message from Stern on social networking website MySpace, according to TMZ.
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Catherine Zeta-Jones Scraps Broadway Performance After Falling Ill

May 21, 2010 02:44:28 GMT


Catherine Zeta-Jones was forced to cancel two performances of her Broadway show "A Little Night Music" earlier this week after falling ill. The actress is currently starring on the New York stage in the musical, but she scrapped both a matinee and evening show on Wednesday, May 19.

The last-minute cancellation sparked rumors she was flying to join husband Michael Douglas at the Cannes Film Festival in France, but Zeta-Jones' representative slammed the claims, insisting she was sick. The spokesperson tells New York Post's gossip column PageSix, "She wasn't able to go to Cannes due to her commitment to performing eight shows a week."
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New Pic and Behind-the-Scene Clip of Adam Lambert's 'If I Had You' Video


May 21, 2010 02:34:07 GMT


More looks at Adam Lambert's "If I Had You" music video have been shared through a fresh image and behind-the-scene clip. The photo obtained from Los Angeles Times shows the 28-year-old singer wearing a top hat and high platform shoes and standing in front of several cameos.

The behind-the-scene clip, meanwhile, is a courtesy of Entertainment Tonight and features the filming process. Also, it has Adam offering commentary on the upcoming video. He said, "The theme of this video today is, quite basically, no matter how much money you posses or material things you accrue in life, if you don't have a connection and love, it's worthless."
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Bret Michaels Hospitalized Again for Warning Stroke and Hole in Heart

May 21, 2010 02:33:26 GMT


Few days after released from hospital, Bret Michaels has been readmitted to hospital on Thursday, May 20. The rocker suffered numbness on the left side of his body, predominately his face and hands which doctors described as a Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) or warning stroke, according to the statement released on his official site.

Based on tests performed on Bret, doctors found a hole in his heart, known as Patent Forum Ovale (PFO). Though one of the doctors, neurosurgeon Dr. Zabramski, calls the news "devastating" to Bret and his family, he assures that the condition is "operable and treatable" and likely unrelated to the brain hemorrhage he suffered in April.
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Lily Allen Lands Three Top Prizes at Ivor Novello

May 21, 2010 02:28:09 GMT


British singer Lily Allen has been crowned the queen of the prestigious Ivor Novello songwriting awards after winning three top prizes at the ceremony on Thursday, May 20. The "Smile" hitmaker was in "floods of tears" after picking up honors for best song musically and lyrically, as well as most performed work, both for her single "The Fear".

She also scooped the coveted songwriter of the year award, considered to be one of the most prestigious record industry honors. Speaking about the chart-topping hit that earned her the accolades, Allen told the ceremony, "This song is so much about feeling so lost. It has made me feel quite found all of a sudden."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Arrest Warrant Issued for Lindsay Lohan

May 21, 2010 02:11:44 GMT


A warrant has been issued for Lindsay Lohan's arrest after she failed to attend a mandatory probation hearing in Los Angeles on Thursday morning, May 20. The "Mean Girls" star was ordered to appear before Judge Marsha Revel at Beverly Hills Courthouse amid reports she has failed to complete court-ordered alcohol education classes stemming from a 2007 arrest.

But Lohan found herself stranded in Europe on Wednesday, May 19 after losing her passport following an ill-advised trip to France last week to attend the Cannes Film Festival. She claimed her papers had been stolen and turned to U.S. Embassy officials for help, but they were only able to replace the documentation on Thursday, forcing Lohan to miss her court date.
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Video Premiere: Muse's 'Neutron Star Collision' From 'Eclipse'


May 21, 2010 02:09:09 GMT


Muse perform their new single "Neutron Star Collision (Love Is Forever)", "The Twilight Saga's Eclipse" soundtrack, in front of a huge screen in newly-premiered music video. Robert Pattinson's Edward, Kristen Stewart's Bella and Taylor Lautner's Jacob are flashed on the screen.

This is the first time Muse score lead single for the vampire movie's soundtrack. Previously, "Twilight" theme songs were led by Paramore's "Decode" and "The Twilight Saga's New Moon" had Death Cab for Cutie's "Meet Me on the Equinox" as the first single.
 
 
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