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June 07, 2010

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Gary Coleman's Death Photos Shopped Around


June 07, 2010 09:54:07 GMT


Though Gary Coleman has not been laid to rest yet, unpleasant pictures of him when he was ailing in the hospital are being shopped around to the media, TMZ reported. And among those pictures, one even shows Gary already dead.

The site further reported that in one shot, Gary is seen having his eyes closed and the late actor is hooked up to a ventilation machine. The person selling the photos claims to have four photos and one of the pictures was taken about an hour before Gary died.
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Cherry Jones Backs Out of Emmys Nomination


June 07, 2010 09:43:53 GMT


Actress Cherry Jones has sparked speculation of a rift with the producers of "24" after withdrawing herself from consideration for an Emmy nomination for her role on the show. Jones won the prestigious TV award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama last year for her turn as U.S. President Allison Taylor in the hit series.

But she has removed herself from contention for the prize this year, following remarks suggesting she was dissatisfied with her character's storyline in the programme's final season, which ended last month.
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Jaden Smith's 'The Karate Kid' Gets New Action Trailer


June 07, 2010 09:38:24 GMT


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Less than a week from the U.S. release date, "The Karate Kid" has got another trailer. Making its way out via Trailer Park Movies, it opens with the part when Jaden Smith hits a boy who later, along with his friends, chases after the lead actor.

The video then jumps to capture the shot in which the American boy talks to Jackie Chan who promises to teach him about the martial art skill. The rest of the trailer then contains glimpses of Jaden's training sessions with his "master" as well as his real fight on the ring.
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Val Kilmer Accused of Racism in New Mexico

June 07, 2010 09:35:57 GMT


Val Kilmer will have to defend himself against charges he's a racist if he wants permission to rent out guest houses on his estate near Santa Fe, New Mexico. The actor's rural neighbors claim "The Doors" star has chased them away from a stretch of the Pecos River, which he owns, and they accuse the actor of racism.

And their concerns have prompted local officials to shelve plans to allow Kilmer to rent out guesthouses on his ranch - until he explains himself. The actor is expected to attend a public meeting tabled by the San Miguel County Commission on June 23.
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'Vampire Diaries' Stars Among Monte Carlo TV Fest Attendees


June 07, 2010 09:19:35 GMT


Monte Carlo TV Festival this year has been kicked off with a number of celebrities attending the opening ceremony. The first day of the annual event saw Paul Wesley and his "The Vampire Diaries" co-stars Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder gracing the red carpet for a press photo call.

At the festival held in Monaco, they each took turns making a pairing combination. While Paul and Nina looked camera-ready, Ian appeared scruffy and unkempt. The three of them were fresh from promoting the CW series in London last week.
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Kevin Spacey Auctioned Himself for Charity

June 07, 2010 09:17:13 GMT


Kevin Spacey helped raise $2.5 million for good causes over the weekend by offering up a lunch date for a charity auction in London. The "Usual Suspects" star offered an afternoon of his company to raise funds at the star-studded event, held in memory of former Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev's late wife Raisa, who died of leukaemia in 1999.

Stars including Anjelica Huston, Dougray Scott and Joely Richardson were among those invited to place bids at the gala at the British capital's Hampton Court Palace. Diamonds, luxury holidays, artwork by Jeff Koons and a Francis Bacon triptych also went under the hammer, with proceeds going to the Marie Curie Cancer Care and the Raisa Gorbachev Foundation.
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Ozzy Osbourne to Donate His Body to Science

June 07, 2010 09:10:25 GMT


Rocker Ozzy Osbourne wants to donate his body to science, insisting it's a "medical miracle" he's still alive after years of partying hard. The Black Sabbath star is baffled he has managed to survive to the age of 61 and is convinced doctors and scientists would benefit from dissecting and studying his body after he dies.

He says, "By all accounts, I'm a medical miracle. When I die, I should donate my body to the Natural History Museum. It's all very well going on a bender for a couple of days but mine went on for 40 years. At one point, I was knocking back four bottles of cognac a day, blacking out, coming to again and carrying on."
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Sandra Bullock and Scarlett Johansson's Kiss Is Favorite Among 'New Moon' Cast

June 07, 2010 09:09:02 GMT


2010 MTV Movie Awards, which was held at the Universal Studios' Gibson Amphitheatre on Sunday, June 6, was wrapped and the event had surely become a smooch-filled evening after Robert Pattinson planted a kiss on Kristen Stewart's lips, followed by Sandra Bullock smooching Scarlett Johansson when she received her Generation Award.

Unfortunately, Robert and Kristen might feel betrayed as their "The Twilight Saga's New Moon" co-stars voted Sandra and Scarlett's smooch rather than their lip-locking. Asked "who had the hotter kiss," Elizabeth Reaser, the depicter of Esme Cullen in "Twilight" movie series told MTV, "I've never seen Scarlett and Sandra Bullock make out."
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Shakira's 'Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)' Music Video


June 07, 2010 09:08:39 GMT


A music video for Shakira's single "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)" has made its way out. It features people dancing to the song and shows off the joy on the field when the goal is scored and disappointment when it's failed.

"Waka Waka" is recorded for a theme song of 2010 FIFA World Cup which is held in South Africa. The music video features cameos from such football players as Lionel Messi, Dani Alves, Rafael Marquez, Gerard Pique and Carlos Kameni among others.
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Ke$ha Plagued With Sore Throat in U.K.

June 07, 2010 09:06:44 GMT


Ke$ha's performance at a London pop concert on Sunday, June 6 was thrown into jeopardy after the singer fell sick with a throat infection. The "TiK ToK" hitmaker axed several promotional interviews in the U.K. on Friday while suffering from a sore throat, and made an emergency appointment at a Harley Street clinic.

It was feared Ke$ha would have to pull out of her slot at the Summertime Ball gig on Sunday but the singer played through the pain for fans at the Wembley Stadium show. A source tells Britain's Daily Mirror newspaper, "We knew she was back to her old self when she started shouting 'F**k!' to the crowd."
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Brooke Mueller Made First Public Appearance Since Scandal

June 07, 2010 08:55:57 GMT


Charlie Sheen's wife Brooke Mueller made her first public appearance following the actor's December arrest at a Los Angeles charity event on Saturday, June 5. Mueller attended the star-studded 9th Annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball, which raises money for the homeless and poverty-stricken, according to UsMagazine.com.

Her return to the spotlight comes nearly six months after Sheen's Christmas Day arrest, following a fight with Mueller in Aspen, Colorado. She took time to assure reporters the couple's 14-month-old twins Max and Bob "are great", before adding of the event: "My best friend Rebecca Gayheart and I have been a part of this charity for several years and it's a great cause."
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Porn Actor Plunged to His Death

June 07, 2010 08:52:17 GMT


A porn actor, who was suspected of fatally stabbing a co-star and wounding two others, plunged to his death on Saturday, June 5 after an eight-hour stand-off with police in West Hills, California. Stephen Clancy Hill, 34, held a sword to his chest as police crisis negotiators attempted to talk him down from a cliff top.

Hill dramatically dived off the cliff as members of the Los Angeles Police Department's elite SWAT team attempted to apprehend him as dusk approached. The X-rated actor was pronounced dead from his injuries at a nearby hospital.
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First Official 'Green Lantern' Promo Poster Comes Out

June 07, 2010 08:41:19 GMT


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Warner Bros. Pictures has dropped the first official promotional poster for "Green Lantern". Assembling black and green as the dominant colors, the image sees a circular symbol which has symmetrical lines on top and bottom of it.

Additionally, the poster features a tagline which reads, "Anyone can be chosen", on top of it. Below the symbol meanwhile, there are the film's title and release schedule. But instead of including the exact date of next year's June 17, it only mentions summer 2011.
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Lady GaGa Wins GLAAD Outstanding Artist, Beating Adam Lambert


June 07, 2010 08:34:25 GMT


Lady GaGa was named Outstanding Music Artist on the Saturday night, June 5 ceremony of the 21st Annual Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Media Awards. She won over Adam Lambert, Brandi Carlile, The Gossip and Otep.

Furthermore, actress Cybill Shepherd was honored with Golden Gate Award at the event taking place at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco. Director Lee Daniels was also among those walking home with a prize. The "Precious: Based on the Novel PUSH by Sapphire" helmer collected the Davidson/Valenti award.
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Empire of the Sun Singers Have Not Been in Touch Since February

June 07, 2010 08:26:46 GMT


Singer Luke Steele has sparked fears about the future of duo Empire of the Sun after revealing he hasn't spoken to bandmate Nick Littlemore since February. The collaborators formed the band in 2006 but Steele admits he hasn't been in touch with Littlemore since the Brit Awards in London earlier this year.

He tells BBC Newsbeat, "Nick doesn't play in the live show. He doesn't play in anything. I saw him at the Brit Awards and that was like a bit of a reunion." And Steels admits he struggles to play live shows without his partner, adding "The first month was pretty emotionally challenging."
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Car Registered in Kanye West's Name Smashes Into Honolulu Home

June 07, 2010 08:24:14 GMT


Kanye West has found himself tangled up in a police investigation after a car registered in his name smashed into an unoccupied home in Hawaii on Saturday morning, June 5. West was not involved in the accident that occurred in Honolulu at 4.00 A.M. local time, reports TMZ.

According to KITV news in Hawaii, witnesses told police they saw three men running from the Porsche Panamera after the accident. The car was reported stolen sometime after the crash, according to authorities. No injuries were reported as WENN went to press. A spokesperson for the rapper has not returned requests for comment.
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Robbie Williams Considers Adopting Haitian Child

June 07, 2010 08:21:58 GMT


Robbie Williams wants to adopt a child from Haiti after a charity trip earlier this year left him feeling "instant guilt" over the earthquake-ravaged country. The nation was left devastated by a massive tremor in January and the "Angels" hitmaker teamed up with United Nations children's organization UNICEF for a visit to the country.

The trip left him longing to help an orphaned youngster and the star admits he and fiancee Ayda Field are now considering adoption. He says, "I went with UNICEF and it is by far the worst place I've ever visited. I wanted to adopt straight away."
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Brandy Ends Romance With Flo Rida

June 07, 2010 08:19:47 GMT


R&B singer Brandy is a single woman again after ending her romance with rapper Flo Rida. Brandy began spending time with the "Right Round" hitmaker in 2009, but admitted she was reluctant to "commit" to the rapper because she didn't want to end up heartbroken.

And now she's called off their romance in a bid to focus on her family and career. She says, "I don't have a rapper boyfriend named Flo Rida. I am very much about myself. I have to focus on what I need to do."
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Woody Harrelson Scores Winning Goal at Charity Soccer Game

June 07, 2010 08:17:28 GMT


Woody Harrelson led his team to victory in Robbie Williams' charity soccer game on Sunday, June 6 after scoring the winning goal. Pro players and Brit celebrities, including pop star Williams, represented England at the match, going head-to-head against the Rest of the World team, which was comprised of Harrelson, actors Mike Myers and Michael Sheen and celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, among others.

Both squads were forced to take part in a penalty shoot-out to determine a winner after the game came to a tie. Williams, who served as captain for the England team, failed to score a goal in the tense showdown, prompting Harrelson to participate in a subsequent sudden death heat.
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Hollywood Legend Clark Gable's Tomb Vandalized

June 07, 2010 08:15:06 GMT


Security at California's star-studded Forest Lawn Cemetery is on alert for vandals after the tomb of late Hollywood legend Clark Gable was defaced with permanent lipstick markings. Gable was laid to rest in a marble tomb beside his third wife, actress Carole Lombard, at the memorial park's Great Mausoleum. He died after suffering a heart attack in November 1960.

According to the late icon's son, John Clark Gable, lipstick smears have frequently appeared on his father's tomb in the past, but have been easily removed. However, John was forced to call in Forest Lawn's damage repair team after discovering a permanent stain during his visit to the mausoleum in may.
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'Treme' 1.09 Preview: Wish Someone Would Care

June 07, 2010 08:02:49 GMT


"Treme" is two episodes away from the first season finale but things are still complicated between Annie and Sonny. The ninth episode of the 10-episode season will see Annie making a "decision" and Sonny telling her, "Either you're with me or you're not."

In the mean time, Davis concocts a remedy for the blues to cure the postmortem depression. Antoine becomes LaDonna's unexpected benefactor and Colson warns Albert to avoid trouble. Creighton is inspired by a classic novel.
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Pics: Miley Cyrus' Raunchy Performances in Rock in Rio and G-A-Y Club


June 07, 2010 07:59:48 GMT


Miley Cyrus is yet to slow down. After making headline with her girl-on-girl action on the stage of "Britain's Got Talent", she visited London's G-A-Y nightclub and Rock in Rio Music Festival, performing the racy stunt once again during the "Can't Be Tamed" set in those gigs.

Moreover, Miley also surprised her Madrid fans when the lyrics of "Fly on the Wall" were changed from "those other guys I'm flirting with" to "those other girls I'm flirting with." Beside the two songs, she also treated concertgoers with "The Climb" and a duet with David Bisbal in "When I Look at You".
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Other 'Thor' On-Set Pics Show City Construction

June 07, 2010 07:38:39 GMT


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Some new photos from the production of "Thor" have surfaced. Though the pictures do not feature any of the actors, one of the images manages to give a look at the fake city especially built for the shooting of the upcoming superhero movie.

Set in a sandy area of Galisteo, New Mexico, some buildings snapped on the picture look like the ones featured in J. Michael Straczynski latest run of Thor comics. The on-set images which reportedly were taken by the crew members for Marvel's movie "Thor" can be seen here.
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Jason Wahler Arrested Again After Assaulting a Girl

June 07, 2010 07:11:54 GMT


"The Hills" star Jason Wahler has once again landed in trouble with the law. Only this time, Jason was not taken into custody for DUI but for assault to a girl following a verbal altercation at a party in Hollywood, California on Sunday morning, June 6, TMZ reported.

The site further reported that Jason was arrested and booked for misdemeanor battery. However, the identity of the girl who was assaulted by the former boyfriend of Lauren Conrad and how bad she was hurt were not yet revealed.
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Artist of the Week: Lee DeWyze


June 07, 2010 07:09:20 GMT


From zero to hero, Lee DeWyze has now become the champion of "American Idol" season 9, winning a record deal with 19 Entertainment which signed him with RCA Records. This means the 24-year-old singer/songwriter doesn't have to fund his own album like he previously did. He is also surely to gain access in getting some acclaimed music makers help him in his first major-label album.

Noting that he still has a lot to prove, Lee who once worked as a paint salesman says he is ready to make a record that he can be proud of. "I think that's another misconception about 'American Idol,' is that once you go on there, you're forced to do this or forced to wear that ... we're not. We get a lot of freedom and a lot of say," he told MTV.
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Brian McFadden Sued by Kerry Katona for Failing to Make Child Support Payments

June 07, 2010 06:57:14 GMT


Former Westlife singer Brian McFadden is facing legal action from his ex-wife Kerry Katona after allegedly failing to make child support payments for their two daughters. The Irish singer, who now lives in Australia with fiancee Delta Goodrem, split from Katona in 2006 after a four-year marriage which produced two children, Molly and Lilly-Sue.

McFadden has launched two bids for custody of their kids in recent years but has lost both cases. And now Katona is preparing her own legal case against McFadden, claiming he not been paying sufficient maintenance for their girls, according to Britain's People newspaper.
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Ronnie Wood Forced to Evict Sister-In-Law From House to Pay Ex-Wife

June 07, 2010 06:56:36 GMT


Ronnie Wood has been forced to evict his sister-in-law from one of his properties so he can sell the home to pay off his ex-wife Jo, according to a U.K. report. The Rolling Stones' star purchased the $900,000 (600,000 pound sterling) property in south-west London for his brother Art and his wife Angela to live in after they married in 1991.

His sibling died in 2006 and Wood vowed to take care of Angela - but the rocker has had to sell the home in order to complete a financial settlement with ex-wife Jo, who he split from in 2008. A source tells Britain's Mail on Sunday newspaper, "Jo is basically after half of everything Ronnie has. It's rubbish that she's only getting 6.5 million pound sterling from the divorce."
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Eli Roth Wants to Use Urchin Spike as Weapon in Horror Movie

June 07, 2010 06:55:05 GMT


Moviemaker Eli Roth has asked medics at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles to hand over the urchin spike they recently extracted from his foot - because he wants it as a keepsake and potential horror film prop. The "Inglourious Basterds" star is still hobbling around after the last pin from his near-death urchin experience five months ago was removed on May 19.

The actor/director was holidaying in Mexico when a kayaking adventure went wrong and he was pulled towards a sink hole. Roth managed to swim to a rock, only to find it was covered with poisonous urchins and he was stung 200 times.
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Mr. T Blasts 'The A-Team' for Featuring Too Much Sex and Violence


June 07, 2010 06:54:21 GMT


TV hardman Mr. T has slammed "The A-Team", the film adaptation of the TV series of the same title, for featuring too much sex and violence. The 58 year old played the original BA Baracus in the hit 1980s TV show but rejected a cameo role in the upcoming movie, starring Liam Neeson and Bradley Cooper.

And after seeing a preview of the film, he admits he's shocked with how graphic it is. Mr. T says, "People die in the film and there's plenty of sex but when we did it, no one got hurt and it was all played for fun and family entertainment. These seem to be elements nobody is interested in anymore."
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Lindsay Lohan Strips Down to Bra and Panties for German Vogue

June 07, 2010 06:39:39 GMT


Lindsay Lohan has stripped down to just her undergarments for a photoshoot for German Vogue. Taking place on Malibu Beach on Saturday, June 5, the 23-year-old beauty dressed in sultry Scandinavian-looking lingerie and wore a pair of UGG boots which hide her SCRAM bracelet.

Adding fierce impression on the shoot, Lindsay posed with a bow and arrow. On the same day, the "Mean Girls" actress wrote about the photoshoot on her Twitter page, writing "Nice days work from 9am-7pm shooting German Vogue with Ellen Von Unwerth ahhhhh tired."
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Cheryl Cole Dating Derek Hough, Father Confirms


June 07, 2010 06:36:41 GMT


British singer Cheryl Cole is dating Derek Hough, according to the American dancer's father. The Girls Aloud star has become close to Hough following her split from her husband, soccer ace Ashley Cole, earlier this year, and danced with him as she supported the Black Eyed Peas on their recent U.K. tour.

And their professional relationship has blossomed into romance, says Hough's father Aaron Nelson. He tells Britain's Sunday Mirror, "For Derek, this is true love. There is no doubt about it. He is totally in love with her. And it's easy to see why. She is one hell of a girl. Very talented and incredibly beautiful."
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Lady GaGa Set Off Alarms in Airport


June 07, 2010 06:33:14 GMT


Lady GaGa's eccentric style landed her in trouble on Saturday, June 5, when her studded outfit set off alarms at London's Heathrow airport. The "Poker Face" hitmaker has just wrapped up her U.K. tour and was heading back to America when she was stopped by officials.

The singer's leather studded playsuit with matching handbag set off alarms and she was forced to undergo a check at a security point. But when officials realized it was GaGa's outfit which had caused the panic, they allowed her to carry on with her journey. A source tells Britain's People newspaper, "She wasn't too happy but everything was fine."
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Adam Ficek Parting Ways With Babyshambles

June 07, 2010 06:32:12 GMT


British rockers Babyshambles have assured fans their planned gigs will go ahead after drummer Adam Ficek announced he was leaving the group. Ficek recently sparked fears the band, fronted by Pete Doherty, was in trouble when he revealed, "To be honest with you, there is a lot of confusion. I don't really know what is happening (with the group). I haven't spoken to Pete since March. He did a gig without me and guitarist Drew McConnell back in April."

He has since left the band, but Babyshambles are planning to continue with their live show commitments after drafting in Supergrass drummer Danny Goffey to stand in until a permanent replacement can be found.
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Joe Jackson Demands Publication of Michael Jackson's Posthumous Earnings


June 07, 2010 06:30:31 GMT


Joe Jackson's lawyer is demanding publication of Michael Jackson's posthumous earnings following reports his estate has made $900 million since his death last year. The King of Pop passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest on June 25 and fans flocked to buy his albums and merchandise in the aftermath.

Since his death, Jackson's estate administrators have signed a $250 million deal with Sony which gave the record label full access to the singer's back catalogue and unreleased material. The release of his "This Is It" film, which gave fans a glimpse of Jackson in rehearsals for his ill-fated London tour residency, made more than $260 million.
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Russell Brand: Noel Gallagher Was Like 'a Drunk Uncle'

June 07, 2010 06:29:11 GMT


Comedian Russell Brand was left cringing with embarrassment when he introduced movie co-star Jonah Hill to his best pal Noel Gallagher when the pair became embroiled in an argument moments after meeting. Brand had been excited for his "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" and "Get Him to the Greek" co-star to talk to Gallagher after telling the actor how "nice" the rocker was.

But he was mortified when the Oasis star verbally attacked Hill, comparing the musician's rude behavior to a "drunk uncle". Hill explains, "I met him (Gallagher) once on Russell's radio show (in England) and somehow immediately got in an argument with him that I had nothing to do with! He was really surly."
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'3 Idiots' Wins Big at International Indian Film Awards


June 07, 2010 06:28:02 GMT


Bollywood director Rajkumar Hirani was the toast of the International Indian Film Awards on Saturday, June 5, with his movie "3 Idiots" winning 16 trophies. The movie, starring Aamir Khan, broke box office records upon its release in India last year and swept the board at the annual ceremony in Sri Lanka, taking more than half of the 27 awards.

It won the main nods for Best Director and Best Film, as well as a string of others including Male Performance in a Supporting Role for actor Sharman Joshi. However, the event was overshadowed by political protesting, which kept many of the top winners away.
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Heather Mills Warns Future Employees Not to Exploit Her

June 07, 2010 06:26:12 GMT


Heather Mills has warned future employees not to exploit her after winning a court battle with a former nanny who accused her of sex discrimination and unfair dismissal. Sara Trumble alleged in court that Sir Paul McCartney's ex-wife forced her to work overtime without pay and then replaced her when she gave birth to a daughter, while Mills claimed her relationship with the child carer broke down when Trumble asked for $6,000 for cosmetic surgery.

Trumble lost her case against the reality TV star on Friday, June 4 and Mills admits she is ecstatic that the ruling went in her favor. She tells Britain's Sunday Express, "Let this be a lesson to anyone who thinks just because their employer is in the public eye they can get money for nothing."
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Sandra Bullock Joked at Spike TV Awards Acceptance Speech

June 07, 2010 06:12:03 GMT


Sandra Bullock's first award appearance since her husband's scandal is actually not MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, June 6. The actress who is filing for divorce from Jesse James has received an award at Spike TV Awards the day before.

She was in her best shape, wearing a black leather dress and surrounded by the nation's soldiers when accepting the coveted Mantlers for Entertainer of the Year. Not able to talk immediately to say her thank you, Bullock was cheered by the crowd which includes Mike Tyson, Kid Rock, "The A-Team" cast, and the Osbournes among others.
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Malibu Pad's Lease Hints Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt's Fake Split


June 07, 2010 05:50:54 GMT


Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt's split have become more suspicious. Heidi recently announced that she would move into a $5.5 million Malibu pad with her friend Jennifer Bunney but TMZ reported that the beach house where Heidi and Jen plan to stay for new reality TV show, "The Heidi Show", was actually leased out two days before the split was confirmed by Heidi's rep.

Another eyebrow-raising catch which was revealed by the site was that neither Heidi's nor Jen's name was on the lease for the Malibu house, and even Spencer's name was not on it. Moreover, the lease is only three months long with an option to re-new for six months or a year.
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'Shrek Forever After' Wins for Three Straight Weeks at Box Office

June 07, 2010 04:56:06 GMT


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"Shrek Forever After" still rules the North American Box Office chart after it was debuted three weeks ago. The 3-D animation which has Mike Myers and Cameron Diaz among the voice cast takes the top spot although it drops about 41.2% of ticket sales, collecting an additional $25.5 million cume.

Despite its low opening bow compared to its predecessor "Shrek the Third", the fourth installment of the DreamWorks' film series manages to win for three straight weekends since it once again does not get equal competitors. "Sex and the City 2" and "Prince of Persia: Sands of Time" failed to become a champ last week and now "Get Him to the Greek" and "Killers" also cannot beat out "Shrek Forever After".
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Michael Jackson's Remembrance Event to Take Place on June 26

June 07, 2010 04:51:18 GMT


Michael Jackson's family is to hold an event in Los Angeles later this month to mark the one-year anniversary of the King of Pop's death. The Jackson Family Foundation is presenting 'Forever Michael', at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, to celebrate the life of the Thriller hitmaker, who died on June 25 last year.

A representative for VoicePlate Productions, the company producing the ceremony, says, "The vision is to bring together Michael Jackson family members, celebrities, fans, supporters and the community to celebrate and honor his legacy."
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Cheryl Cole to Receive $6.8 Million in Divorce Payout

June 07, 2010 04:50:15 GMT


British singer Cheryl Cole is set to receive a $6.8 million payout when her divorce to soccer star Ashley Cole is finalized, according to a U.K. report. The Girls Aloud hitmaker walked out on the sports star earlier this year following allegations he cheated on her with four women.

Cole reportedly asked for a quick divorce when she started proceedings last month. She was said to be prepared to allow her former partner keep their marital home in Surrey, England and not demand any financial support. But now it has emerged the singer will receive a lump sum from the soccer player when the divorce is finalized later this year, reports Britain's The Sun.
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Mariah Carey Fuels Pregnancy Rumor

June 07, 2010 04:48:35 GMT


Mariah Carey stayed mum on reports she's pregnant when she made her first public appearance since quitting Tyler Perry's movie over health concerns. The singer was preparing to start work on Perry's adaptation of Ntozake Shange's 1975 play "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf", when she walked away from the project after seeking her doctor's advice for a mysterious condition.

Carey has yet to confirm reports she's expecting her first child with husband Nick Cannon - and she wasn't going to discuss the matter during an appearance at a Wal-Mart shareholders event in Arkansas on Friday, June 4.
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'Blue Bloods' Urged Not to Move From New York


June 07, 2010 04:45:47 GMT


New York City government officials have pleaded with U.S. TV bosses to not relocate the filming of Tom Selleck's crime series "Blue Bloods" to Toronto, amid reports the planned move would cost the city $60 million in revenue losses. Bosses of the hit CBS network show planned to move filming to the Canadian area, which often serves as a cost-effective stand-in for New York, after learning the city and state's film tax credit had expired.

The show's relocation was predicted to cost millions and result in the loss of 600 to 1,000 jobs. State Assembly Speaker Shelly Silver moved quickly to win over CBS CEO Les Moonves in a bid to halt the move, promising the mayor's office, Governor David Paterson and the state Legislature would ensure "Blue Bloods" would get its tax credit, which would be retroactive to the start of production.
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Pierce Brosnan Takes Jab at President Barack Obama

June 07, 2010 04:44:41 GMT


Pierce Brosnan is taking aim at U.S. leader President Barack Obama in a new public service announcement for the International Fund for Animal Welfare. In the PSA, the former 007 reminds Obama of promises he made about protecting sea-life when he was a presidential candidate.

Brosnan says, "As a candidate, you promised to end illegal whaling, and we applauded your leadership, but recent reports reveal your administration supports an international proposal, which gives Japan, Iceland and Norway the license to kill whales."
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Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony Renew Vows With Housewarming Party


June 07, 2010 04:28:19 GMT


Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony have renewed their wedding vows during their six years of marriage celebration on Saturday night, June 5. Us Magazine reported the pair held the anniversary with housewarming party at their new Hidden Hills, California residence.

The party's color scheme was black, chocolate brown and white, while several outdoor lounge areas were set up with French Regency style couches, tables, lamps and mirrors. There were tall vases around the bar area decorated with calla lillies and orchids, while big candles were set up around the pool area.
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2010 BAFTAs Honored Simon Cowell and More

June 07, 2010 04:27:14 GMT


June 6 saw a number of British personalities being honored for their work in television. Simon Cowell, who resigned from his position on "American Idol" this year, was handed a special award by duo Ant & Dec for his outstanding contribution to the entertainment industry and for the development of new talent.

Cowell, wearing a tuxedo and a smile, took the stage to express how happy he was with the honor. "One of my happiest memories as a kid was when my dad came home with a color TV set. I was about five years old and me and my friends came back from school and watched the one program that was in color. So standing here getting an award for making television shows is the happiest feeling of my life," he said.
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Sandra Bullock Smooches Scarlett Johansson at 2010 MTV Movie Awards


June 07, 2010 03:54:06 GMT


Sandra Bullock stunned audience at 2010 MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, June 6 not only with her first live televised appearance since splitting with estranged husband Jesse James but also with girl-on-girl lip-lock with Scarlett Johansson. Bullock smooched Johansson when she took the stage to collect Generation Award.

When Bullock received her honor "for her riveting and diverse contributions to the film industry," she was greeted by her "The Proposal" co-star Betty White and "All About Steve" co-star Bradley Cooper as well as Johansson, who wed Bullock's "Proposal" co-star, Ryan Reynolds. "Scarlett....I love you and all but this is a little uncomfortable...why are you here?," Bullock began.
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2010 MTV Movie Awards: List of Full Winners


June 07, 2010 03:53:26 GMT


2010 MTV Movie Awards has handed out all the prizes at the June 6 ceremony and "The Twilight Saga's New Moon" apparently gets the most votes from fans. The second installment of the vampire drama film franchise comes out as the big winner that night with four kudos.

The "Twilight" sequel grabs the top honor of Best Movie in addition to getting Best Kiss award for Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson's smooching scene in the film. Moreover, the flick helps Stewart and Pattinson to get gongs from Best Female Performance and Best Male Performance categories respectively.
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Video: Jennifer Lopez Spanks Tom Cruise on MTV Movie Awards Performance


June 07, 2010 03:49:51 GMT


Crowd at the 19th Annual Movie Awards went wild when Jennifer Lopez made a duet with Tom Cruise on the stage of Gibson Amphitheatre in California. The actor channeled his fat, balding foul-mouthed Hollywood producer character in "Tropic Thunder", Len Grossman.

Singing her 2005 single "Get Right", J-Lo performed an energetic dance choreography with Tom which was cheered by his actress wife Katie Holmes on the front row. Tom was more than happy when J-Lo spanked him but when he tried do the same thing to her, J-Lo was quick to give a "no" sign.
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2010 MTV Movie Awards: New 'Twilight's Eclipse' Clip

June 07, 2010 03:17:26 GMT


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The awaited clip of "The Twilight Saga's Eclipse" finally was aired during 2010 MTV Movie Awards, presented by the three main cast. Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner joined forces in introducing a scene from the third installment which will be on theaters in the U.S. June 30.

The official synopsis says Bella "is forced to choose between Edward and Jacob - knowing that her decision has the potential to ignite the struggle between vampire and werewolf." This clip emphasizes this particular line by showing a word confrontation between Edward and Jacob in the presence of Bella.
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2010 MTV Movie Awards: Robert Pattinson and Rain Take One Prize Each


June 07, 2010 03:10:22 GMT


After several female performers dominate the early winners of 2010 MTV Movie Awards, it is time for male stars to show their roars at the event. Robert Pattinson and Rain have just received a gong each for different categories.

The "Twilight" actor gets Best Male Performance prize for his portrayal of Edward Cullen in "The Twilight Saga's New Moon". He credits his co-star Kristen Stewart for his win while taking the award from presenters Jessica Alba and Vanessa Hudgens. As for Rain, the "Ninja Assassin" hunk is dubbed Biggest Badass Star.
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2010 MTV Movie Awards: 'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World' Clip

June 07, 2010 03:09:32 GMT


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During the Sunday, June 6 telecast of MTV Movie Awards, an exclusive clip of "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" is out for viewing pleasure. Introduced by director Edgar Wright, it shows Michael Cera's Scott Pilgrim fighting against Chris Evans' Lucas Lee.

Lucas is an ex-boyfriend of Scott's love interest Ramona Flowers played by Mary Elizabeth Winstead and becomes one of the fiercest villains in this film. In addition to battling Lucas, Scott will also have to go head to head with Ramona's six other evil exes in an effort to win his true love.
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Video: Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart Kiss at 2010 MTV Movie Awards


June 07, 2010 02:58:24 GMT


Awarded the same prize at 2009 MTV Movie Awards, Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart have once again awkwardly tried to kiss each other when they received their Best Kiss award for their deep kiss in "The Twilight Saga's New Moon". Although at last year event they turned up not kissing each other, they surely did the smooch at 2010 MTV Movie Awards.

Taking the golden popcorn, Pattinson was the first to speak, saying "Thanks a lot guys... it's really nice to win it two years in a row." And Stewart added, "I guess the thing to do, is we're supposed to kiss each other. But to be perfectly honest with you it takes a lot of smoke and mirrors to make us look good at kissing... but we'll give it a shot."
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Official Sneak Peek to Katy Perry's 'California Gurls' Music Video


June 07, 2010 02:42:05 GMT


On Sunday, June 6 during a pre-show of MTV Movie Awards, a 30-second snippet of Katy Perry's "California Gurls" music video is brought forward. She is seen dancing barefoot in bright-colored shorts and candy-styled bras with several ladies.

Snoop Dogg who lends his vocal on the song is also featured in the sneak peek. Nearing the end of the snippet, Katy is captured sporting different bras which are equipped with a pair of cannons that launch frosting to the camera.
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2010 MTV Movie Awards: 'Deathly Hallows' Sneak Peek


June 07, 2010 02:38:47 GMT


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A preview of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I" was shared during MTV Movie Awards this year. Less than a minute, the sneak peek includes new scenes such as the confrontation between Harry and Ron inside the tent, the kiss between Ginny and Harry in the station and the chasing sequence in the woods.

Slated to arrive in U.S. theaters on November 19, the first part of the final "Harry Potter" movie begins as Harry, Ron and Hermione leave Hogwarts behind and set out to find and destroy the Horcruxes-the secret to Voldemort's power and immortality. The second part of the series will hit theaters July 15, 2011.
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2010 MTV Movie Awards: 'Last Airbender' Sneak Peek Premiered

June 07, 2010 02:38:29 GMT


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An exclusive sneak peek from "The Last Airbender" has been shown at 2010 MTV Movie Awards and the video has hit the web. It opens with a look at Katara and Sokka on a frozen lake. As he cracks the ice, a big ball emerges in front of them and a light shines from it. The rest of the video, however, only compiles action scenes from the previously released videos.

A live-action film version of Nickelodeon's animated series of the same name, "The Last Airbender" is set in a world where human civilization is divided into four nations: Water, Earth, Air and Fire. The story follows Aang, the last known survivor of the peaceful Air Nomads and the Airbenders.
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2010 MTV Movie Awards: 'New Moon' Grabs Two Kudos

June 07, 2010 02:05:59 GMT


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People have cast their votes for 2010 MTV Movie Awards and the winners are revealed one by one as the event has been kicked off on Sunday, June 6. Apparently, it does not take too long for "Twilight" to have its glorious moment at the show as its sequel "The Twilight Saga's New Moon" has grabbed two kudos.

The movie beauty Kristen Stewart wins Best Female Performance through her role of Bella Swan, beating out the likes of Amanda Seyfried, Emma Watson, Sandra Bullock and Zoe Saldana. Appearing on the stage to receive the award, she looks nervous when delivering her acceptance speech.
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2010 MTV Movie Awards Red Carpet Fashion Watch


June 07, 2010 01:55:29 GMT


People started arriving at the Universal Studios' Gibson Amphitheatre on Sunday, June 6 with huge smile on their face and fancy clothes to boast about. Among the early attendees were the guys, namely Kid Cudi, Chaske Spencer, Alex Meraz, Christian Serano, and Donald Glover.

Due to the heat, most of the girls preferred to wear short dresses and low cuts. Lindsay Lohan for example, wore a sparkling Pamela Dennis frock that has plunging V neckline. Another glittery look came from Audrina Patridge but, unlike Lohan, the low cut is reserved to show off her back.
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Video Premiere: Enrique Iglesias' 'I Like It' Ft. 'Jersey Shore' Cast


June 07, 2010 01:52:01 GMT


Another version of Enrique Iglesias' "I Like It" music video was debuted just before the 19th Annual MTV Movie Awards began. Like the previously-premiered clip, it's also a crowded one, seeing the 35-year-old singer/songwriter rocking a club with his collaborator Pitbull.

"Jersey Shore" cast are actually denied the access to get to the party but they work on "a bunch of nut jobs, just trying to crash Enrique's concert." Enrique previously said, "This song is good - actually, not good, it's f***ing good. Let's go out there and have some fun. It's the kids from the 'Jersey Shore.' What else would you ask for?"
 
 
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