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July 22, 2010

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New Estimate: Lindsay Lohan Could Be Released After Nine Days


July 22, 2010 09:37:53 GMT


Lindsay Lohan's jail sentence keeps shrinking. After a Sheriff's Department booking document mentioned that the 24-year-old actress could serve only 14 days of her 90-day jail sentence, a jail source now told The Sun that she could serve only ten percent of her sentence.

"The sentence keeps shrinking. The new estimate is she will be released after nine days if she behaves herself," the jail source opened up. "The latest sheriff's documents are saying 14 days but she can knock a few more off that. I expect her to be out shortly after next weekend."
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New 'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World' Clip: Scott Gets Kiss From Ex-Girlfriend

July 22, 2010 09:33:55 GMT


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"Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" is set to visit 2010 San Diego Comic Con International on Thursday evening, July 22 but a new clip from the movie has made its way out a day earlier. An exclusive courtesy of MTV Splash Page, the snippet sees Scott who has an awkward moment with Ramona as his ex-girlfriend Knives steals a kiss from him in front of his new love interest.

Based on Bryan Lee O'Malley's comic book series entitled "Scott Pilgrim", the film follows jobless Scott Pilgrim who falls in love with Ramona Flowers. Never having problems of getting a girlfriend before, this time the young slacker finds out that he must defeat her seven evil ex-boyfriends to win his true love.
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Vincent D'Onofrio to Take Part in Detox Program for 9/11 Heroes


July 22, 2010 09:26:55 GMT


Former "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" star Vincent D'Onofrio has signed up to go through the detox program firefighters and police officers who experienced the horrors of 9/11 undertake - so he can show his solidarity.

The actor, whose stepfather was a fireman, was among the first wave of celebrities asked to help raise morale at Ground Zero after the 2001 terrorist attacks on New York and he has always felt close to the men and women who showed so much courage in the wake of the disaster.
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Barenaked Ladies Jamming in 'Every Subway Car' Music Video

July 22, 2010 09:13:55 GMT


Barenaked Ladies make a mini live performance in front of subway cars in their latest music video. In the other side of the subway station, a young guy is seen drawing some graffiti on the wall of the building.

The Canadian rock alternative band shot the music video at the Halton County Radial Railway back in June this year. The museum's film industry liaison Doug McOuat told Guelph Mercury that the group "made use of the first two subway cars built in Canada in 1963."
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Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg to Guest Voice on 'The Simpsons'

July 22, 2010 09:07:30 GMT


Mark Zuckerberg is more and more Hollywood these days with the latest deal that secures him a title as voice actor. The Facebook founder whose life is being adapted in an upcoming feature film titled "The Social Network" will contribute his voice for his own character on "The Simpsons".

According to NY Magazine's Vulture column, the yellow version of Zuckerberg will appear in the episode called "Loan-A Lisa". Lisa wants to help with Nelson's new bike company financially and happens to bump onto Zuckerberg when attending an entrepreneurs convention. He tells the kids "how many famous billionaires - including himself - have dropped out of school."
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Britney Spears Spotted With Head Full of Ratty Extensions

July 22, 2010 09:06:11 GMT


Britney Spears has been caught in cataclysmic bad hair day when she visited a Crate and Barrel store in Sherman Oaks, California on Tuesday, July 20. The 28-year-old singer showed off a head full of ratty extensions.

Britney, who looked casual in a peach vest, beige shorts and brown ankle boots, had a large spot on the back of her head covered with dark, matted, short hair. The large section is quite a contrast to the long blond locks covering the rest of her head.
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T.I. Hosting Peace in the City Party


July 22, 2010 08:48:28 GMT


Rapper T.I. is hosting a two-day party in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania this weekend to promote peace in the city. The hip-hop star is co-hosting the "Charlie Mack Party 4 Peace Celebrity Weekend", along with Will Smith's business associate Charlie Mack, to rally against the violence and serious crime plaguing Philadelphia.

Other celebrities, including actors Terry Crews and Kevin Hart, will also lead a line of stars who will travel around the city this weekend to raise funds for anti-violence campaigners Mothers in Charge.
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'Titanic' Damaged Leonardo DiCaprio's Chance With Girls


July 22, 2010 08:45:38 GMT


Leonardo DiCaprio was more successful with the ladies before he shot to international fame as a heart-throb in "Titanic". The actor, who has romanced supermodel Gisele Bundchen, admits dating was easier pre-superstardom - because he didn't have to worry about women who wanted him purely for his fame and fortune.

He tells Rolling Stone, "I had better success meeting girls before Titanic. My interactions with them didn't have all the stigma behind it, not to mention there wasn't a perception of her talking to me for only one reason."
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'Transformers 3': Rosie Huntington-Whiteley's Role and Final Scenes Revealed


July 22, 2010 08:42:32 GMT


Since Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is confirmed to replace Megan Fox in "Transformers 3", she is only said to be new female lead but her specific role was not mentioned. TFW2005 recently visited the Chicago set of the film where the site found out that the character played by Rosie is named Carly.

In the animated series, Carly is described as the one who will eventually become Sam Witwicky's wife. Producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura himself has confirmed that "Rosie will definitely be [Shia LaBeouf's] love interest though."
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You Me At Six Debut 'Stay With Me' Music Video

July 22, 2010 08:22:31 GMT


You Me At Six get loud in a music video for their single "Stay With Me". While the English pop punk band rock out on a hill, some people are shown digging the ground and burying each of their personal item which links them to their lover.

Coming from the band's second studio album "Hold Me Down", "Stay With Me" will be made available for download starting August 29. The music video was shot on a location in California just before the band headed for Vans Warped Tour.
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Nicole Richie and Steve Austin Return to 'Chuck'

July 22, 2010 08:14:00 GMT


Nicole Richie's character on "Chuck" was working so well that the reality show star is tapped to make a comeback. EW reports Richie is going to reprise her role as Sarah's High School nemesis Heather Chandler in an episode airing in October.

Heather was last seen in the episode "Chuck Vs the Cougars" which aired in Fall 2008. Heather's nerdy husband Mark turns out to be a key player in a new mission and the agents must attend Sarah's high school reunion to prevent the sale of potentially dangerous super-bomber plans.
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Swizz Beatz Says Wedding Will Be 'Soon' but 'Not This Weekend'

July 22, 2010 08:12:58 GMT


Rapper/producer Swizz Beatz and his singer fiancee Alicia Keys will not wed this weekend, unlike recent reports suggested. At the New Music Seminar in NYC on Wednesday, July 21, Swizz confirmed to OK! Magazine, "Well its not this weekend!"

Although Swizz refused to give the specific date, the 31-year-old rapper said, "It's soon!", repeating "[But] not this weekend." And when asked if he has known where the wedding will be held, he told the site, "Yeah I know where! Of course I know where." Words on the street are he and Alicia will swap vows in Miami on a 200 feet yacht.
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'Saw VII' Has Eye-Popping 3-D Motion Poster


July 22, 2010 07:42:46 GMT


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Eye still becomes an object in the latest promotional poster of "Saw VII". After releasing a teaser poster featuring the said body part, Lionsgate Films has unleashed a motion poster which shows an eyeball after it counts up to 100. The eyeball, which is attached with other body parts as well as some tools, is presented in 3-D.

"Saw VII" aka "Saw 3D" will revolve around a group of Jigsaw survivors who gathers to seek the support of self-help guru and fellow survivor Bobby Dagen, a man whose own dark secrets unleash a new wave of terror, when a deadly battle rages over Jigsaw's brutal legacy. In line with the title, the film will be made in 3-D.
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Lady GaGa in Talks to Become New Face of Tea Brand


July 22, 2010 07:39:15 GMT


Lady GaGa could become a top tea taster if bosses at Twinings get their way. British tabloid reports suggest executives at the posh beverage company are brewing up a deal with the "Poker Face" singer over a new line of GaGa teas.

GaGa, who is a very vocal tea drinker, has been targeted as a Twinings brand ambassador, according to The Sun newspaper, which reports her management has received offers from all the major tea brands in recent weeks in a bid to sign her.
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Bush Confirm New Album and Tour

July 22, 2010 07:34:53 GMT


Rockers Bush are extending their reunion - the band has confirmed they will be releasing a new album later this year and will tour in 2011. The group, fronted by Gavin Rossdale, announced plans to reform for a festival gig at the Epicenter Twenty Ten event in Fontana, California in September.

And now the bandmates will extend the reunion - Rossdale and drummer Robin Goodridge are working alongside new members Chris Traynor and Corey Britz on new material for the first time in nine years. Rossdale says, "I'm so pleased because I've got my voice back. To be in Bush, the band you're basically born to be in, it's like a suit of armor. It's very exciting."
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Arnold Schwarzenegger Pokes Fun at Mel Gibson's Recent Affairs

July 22, 2010 07:31:38 GMT


Even a Governor is taking shots at Mel Gibson. Action man-turned-California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has thrown a few jabs at Mel while speaking with a group of utility commissioners in Sacramento on early Wednesday, July 21, Associated Press reported.

During the chat, Arnold compared Mel to the Gulf of Mexico oil leak, saying that while BP appears to have contained its well, "no one has figured out how to contain Mel Gibson." Arnold even addressed infamous tapes featuring Mel launching profanity-laced tirades against his ex-girlfriend, saying "Everyone turn off your cellphones - we're expecting a call from him "
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The Beach Boys Plan 100-Date Anniversary Tour

July 22, 2010 07:30:35 GMT


Al Jardine has confirmed the original The Beach Boys are planning a major reunion to mark the group's 50th anniversary in 2011 - and it will probably be a free extravaganza. Bandmate Mike Love recently suggested he'd be teaming up with the three original members of the group for shows in 2011 and now Jardine has more details about what could be one of the gigs of next year.

Jardine, who has been pushing for a full Beach Boys reunion for years, tells RollingStone.com the band will reunite for at least one concert. He says, "It's a big deal. I don't know where it will be yet, but it'll probably be free. Golden Gate Park (in San Francisco) was mentioned, as was the (National) Mall in Washington, D.C. and the north shore of Chicago, by the beach."
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Adrian Grenier, 50 Cent and Eminem Work Together for Documentary


July 22, 2010 07:26:33 GMT


"Entourage" star Adrian Grenier is working with 50 Cent, Eminem and former drug kingpin Rick Ross on a new documentary, entitled "How to Make Money Selling Drugs". The star is re-teaming with Bert Marcus - his partner on documentary "Teenage Paparazzo" - to co-produce the film, which will feature interviews with the trio as well as hemp advocate and stoner icon Woody Harrelson, Susan Sarandon and top-ranking U.S. government officials.

Explaining the project to Variety, Marcus says, "What we're trying to do is provide a glimpse into the lives of those involved in the war on drugs and give some answers as to addiction. We think the commercial prospects are going to be improved by getting recognisable people involved."
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Prosecutors Want Wesley Snipes to Be Sent to Jail Immediately


July 22, 2010 07:21:22 GMT


Prosecutors are demanding Wesley Snipes' bail is revoked and the movie star is sent to prison immediately for failing to file tax returns. On Friday, July 16, officials in an Atlanta, Georgia appeals court upheld a judge's decision to put Snipes behind bars for three years on federal tax charges.

No date for the Blade star's surrender was discussed and the correctional facility where Snipes, who has been free on bail pending the outcome of the appeal, would serve his time hasn't been revealed. On Wednesday, July 21, prosecutors filed a motion opposing Snipes' bail, stating, "There is no good reason to delay his surrender".
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Ben Affleck's 'The Company Men' Gets Inspiring Full Trailer

July 22, 2010 07:16:02 GMT


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"The Company Men" which has Oscar-winning actors, Ben Affleck, Chris Cooper, Kevin Costner and Tommy Lee Jones, among the cast ensemble has been previewed in a full-length trailer. The video mostly gives its highlight to Affleck's Bobby Walker, but still includes some scenes featuring his co-workers, Cooper's Phil Woodward and Jones' Gene McClary.

Living the American dream, three white-collar employees are forced to re-define their lives as men, husbands and fathers following corporate downsizing. Taking a job of building houses for his brother-in-law (Costner) and joining life coaching, Walker learns what it takes to be a true winner while realizing that there is more to life than chasing the bigger, better deal.
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'Vampire Diaries' and 'True Blood' Crossover Suggested

July 22, 2010 06:56:59 GMT


The cast of "The Vampire Diaries" previously refused the show being compared to "Twilight" saga but they are not so closed up on fellow vampire series "True Blood". Nina Dobrev who plays Elena and Katherine in the CW series has expressed her interest to merge her show and "True Blood" especially if most of the scenes involve Katherine and Alexander Skarsgard's Eric.

Speaking to MTV's Hollywood Crush, Dobrev mentioned "Eric" as her favorite character. "Because he's not on 'The Vampire Diaries' - I already get to play with those boys on set and as Elena and Katherine - so it would be fun to be on 'True Blood' and to be with the bad boy on 'True Blood'," she said.
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Lindsay Lohan to Spend Her Jail Time Songwriting


July 22, 2010 06:47:39 GMT


How will a party girl like Lindsay Lohan spend her 14-day time in prison? A source told PopEater that the troubled songstress will use her time at the Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood by writing songs for her music comeback.

"Lindsay is going to spend her time in jail writing new songs that she will record the second she gets out," said the source who is claimed to be close to Lindsay. "Her emotions are so raw at the moment the material will be her best ever." The insider is adamant Lindsay's new music will be really worth it, stating "It will definitely get nominated for a Grammy."
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The Beach Boys' Brian Wilson Loves Katy Perry's 'California Gurls'

July 22, 2010 06:40:17 GMT


The Beach Boys star Brian Wilson has given Katy Perry his blessing to become the girl of summer - he loves her take on his band's seasonal songs. Perry has revealed she wrote 2010 summer anthem "California Gurls" as a tribute to the fun-loving surf pop of the Beach Boys and Wilson is thrilled she's a fan of his hits.

Wilson, who co-wrote the original "California Girls", tells the Los Angeles Times, "I love her vocal. She sounds very clear and energetic... The melody is infectious."
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Spanish Tenor Jose Carreras to Return to La Scala Opera House for Charity Gig

July 22, 2010 06:39:02 GMT


Spanish tenor Jose Carreras will return to Italy's revered La Scala opera house for a charity concert later this year, marking his first appearance at the iconic venue since 1996. The opera star will headline a benefit for the European Society for Medical Oncology in October.

He last performed at Milan's La Scala in a production of Giordano's Fedora. The cause is one close to Carreras' heart - he underwent treatment for leukemia in 1987 and set up a research foundation for the disease in 1988.
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3 People Arrested in Fatal Stabbing Outside Producer Fuminori Hayashida's Beverly Hills Home

July 22, 2010 06:38:14 GMT


Los Angeles police have arrested three people in connection to a fatal stabbing outside the home of movie producer Fuminori Hayashida. The victim, identified as Katsutoshi Takazato, was found dead at the Beverly Hills property on Tuesday, July 20.

House deeds list Hayashida, who served as executive producer on the late Dennis Hopper's 1990s film "Lured Innocence", as the owner, although 21-year-old Takazato was living there at the time of his death. Detectives from the Beverly Hills Police Department have taken three suspects into custody; their identities have yet to be released and cops haven't established a motive for the killing.
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Unearthed Chat Reveals Late Gay Porn Star Bedded Christopher Reeve


July 22, 2010 06:37:43 GMT


A late gay porn star has stunned Hollywood with allegations he bedded "Superman" star Christopher Reeve. Cal Culver gave up the sordid details in an interview before he died in 1987 and now the lost chat has been unearthed and included in new book "Hollywood Babylon Strikes Again".

Culver, who died of an AIDS-related illness, told the unnamed interviewer he met Reeve when both were auditioning for the same Broadway role in the mid-1970s. In the chat, the porn star says, "Christopher was a great lover and I think I liberated him sexually. I didn't think he was gay but he seemed willing to try anything once. He was curious."
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Brad Pitt Officially Joins 'World War Z'

July 22, 2010 06:35:07 GMT


2010 San Diego Comic Con is yet to kick off its First Day but good news already comes from the show floor. MTV Movies Blog met "World War Z" book author Max Brooks at the booth for comic publisher Avatar Press where the writer revealed that "World War Z", a movie adaptation of his novel, is moving forward with Brad Pitt attached to take the lead role.

Pitt's production company Plan B Entertainment secured rights to "World War Z" in 2007 and he has since been rumored to star in it. However, it was not until Wednesday night, July 21 during Preview Night at Comic Con that Brooks received the call confirming Pitt will be the leading actor in the movie about zombie apocalypse.
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Six Women Join New 'The View'-Like Show

July 22, 2010 06:15:20 GMT


The replacement of "As the World Turns" has been found and CBS plants a talk show similar to "The View" on the time slot. The five co-hosts are Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Holly Robinson Peete, Leah Remini, and Marissa Jaret Winokur who are all mothers to either infant or adults. Gilbert in particular is also the producer.

The recruitment of these five hosts has something to do with the format because they will discuss current events like "The View" but from a motherhood point of view. But like "The View", there will also be interviews with big names in the entertainment world as well as newsmakers.
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Zac Efron's First Love Revealed on Jay Leno Show

July 22, 2010 06:02:15 GMT


During an appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on Tuesday, July 20, Zac Efron has a strange encounter with world-renowned mentalist Lior Suchard. In the national TV show, the mentalist performed a pretty amazing feat - he revealed Zac's first love, who was never known before.

Lior started his stunt by asking Zac to think of a number from which Lior could guess how many letters of Zac's first love's name. Lior later repeatedly swore that he and the "High School Musical" star had never talked to each other before the show. The mentalist then wrote the name on a paper and showed it to the audience, while Zac, without looking at the paper, mentioned it himself for the first time, stating "Katy!"
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Christina Aguilera's 'You Lost Me' Music Video Arrives in Full


July 22, 2010 06:00:16 GMT


Christina Aguilera's music video in support of her ballad track "You Lost Me" has hit the web. Directed by Anthony Mandler, the clip mostly highlights the 29-year-old singer in her devastated state as her romance is doomed. In one scene, she pushes her lover away when he tries to get close to her.

"From the first keys of the opening of the track, we know that we are about to watch something that is going to move and transform us," Mandler previously told PopEater. "In the end, we've traveled through Christina's world. One that is physical, mental and spiritually charged. Nothing is what it seems. Everything is fractured and evolving, falling away ... fragile."
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Joe Elliott Complains About Def Leppard's Lack of Respect


July 22, 2010 05:57:09 GMT


Def Leppard star Joe Elliott has accused the music press of failing to give rock bands due credit - insisting his group deserves the same respect as stars such as Bono, Sir Paul McCartney and Morrissey. The singer claims music journalists fawn over big name stars such as the U2 frontman and the former The Beatles bassist, but often ridicule his band even though they have enjoyed comparable success.

And Elliott can't understand why Def Leppard aren't considered "cool". He tells Britain's Metro, "We don't get the credit we deserve in Britain... It's nice to walk down Oxford Street without being recognized but then again when music magazines write about us they take the p**s (ridicule us) because we're not as cool as Johnny Marr, who isn't as successful as us by a million miles. (British TV host) Jools Holland won't have us on his show because we're not cool enough."
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Adam Ficek Upset and 'Miserable' With Babyshambles Split

July 22, 2010 05:55:49 GMT


Former Babyshambles drummer Adam Ficek spiraled into a "dark" and "miserable" period of depression during his final days in the British rock band, and blames a group "meltdown" for his decision to quit. Ficek walked away from the Pete Doherty-fronted band this summer after admitting he had not been in contact with the singer for months.

He said, "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."
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Tiffani-Amber Thiessen Opens Up About Her Baby's Nightmare Birth


July 22, 2010 05:55:02 GMT


Former "Saved by the Bell" star Tiffani-Amber Thiessen is thankful her newborn daughter is fit and healthy after a nightmare birth. The actress and her husband Brady Smith welcomed their first child, Harper Renn Smith, in June, but Thiessen reveals her smooth pregnancy turned complicated as soon as she went into labor.

The baby girl was delivered by Cesarean section after 30 hours in a Los Angeles hospital and the star admits the tiring process was "very surreal". She says, "First my water didn't break; they had to do it for me. Then the baby wasn't descending, because the cord was wrapped around her neck. Once she was finally out, I didn't even get to hold her before they whisked her away. You're staring across the room, like, 'Hello? Over here!' The whole thing was very surreal."
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Kelly Monaco 'Devastated' After Love Split, Praising James Franco


July 22, 2010 05:54:25 GMT


Actress Kelly Monaco is still struggling to come to terms with the "devastating" end of her 18-year romance with her high school sweetheart - comparing the love loss to "giving a child up for adoption". Monaco and her longtime love Michael Gonzalez broke up in 2009, leaving the "General Hospital" star single for the first time since she was 15.

Now 34, Monaco has opened up about her relationship woes, admitting she's having a hard time moving on. She says when appearing on "Wendy Williams Show", "I was with him for 18 years. It was devastating. There's not a day that goes by that I don't think about it... I feel like you can fall out of love and still be in love with somebody. I feel like I had to give a child up for adoption after having it for 18 years."
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Police Investigating Oksana Grigorieva Extortion Claims

July 22, 2010 05:52:37 GMT


Oksana Grigorieva is facing her own police investigation into allegations she attempted to extort $10 million (6.6 million pound sterling) from her ex-boyfriend Mel Gibson to keep recordings of his vile telephone rants private. Secret audio tapes allegedly featuring an enraged Gibson hurling expletives and abuse at the Russian singer emerged days after Grigorieva accused her ex of hitting her during heated arguments before they split earlier this year.

Los Angeles police have since launched a domestic violence investigation into her claims as the former couple fight over custody of their baby girl, Lucia. The "Braveheart" star's legal representatives have denied the attack allegations and have since countered that Grigorieva tried to bribe Gibson for a big cash payout in exchange for the audio footage.
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Eminem Extends Another Week at No. 1 on Hot 200


July 22, 2010 04:42:10 GMT


It's been a month since Eminem released his seventh studio album "Recovery" and he still stays strong at the No. 1 position, making it his fourth weeks in a row at the top spot. The effort shifts 195,000 units (down 15%), pushing it close to 1.5 million mark.

The June 21 release becomes the first effort to rule the list for four straight weeks since Susan Boyle spent six consecutive weeks at the first slot with "I Dreamed a Dream". Also, the Slim Shady becomes the first solo male artist to retain the throne for four weeks since Josh Groban did so for five weeks with 2007 "Noel".
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'Nikita' Releases Killer Poster and Promo

July 22, 2010 04:28:59 GMT


The CW's new weapon, "Nikita", took part in the preview night of San Diego Comic Con on Wednesday, July 21. Along with the screening of the pilot, the network also released a promotional poster as well as a new promo called "Looks Do Kill".

The pilot gave a fair amount of background story of why Nikita is hell-bent on taking down U.S. agency known only as Division which was responsible for her killing skills. According to the synopsis, Nikita, as a teenager, was rescued from death row by Division, who faked her execution and told her she was being given a second chance to start a new life and serve her country. Little did she know that she was being trained as a spy and assassin.
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Michael Lohan on Fiancee's Assault Claim: I Don't Know What She's Talking About

July 22, 2010 04:15:34 GMT


Lindsay Lohan's father Michael Lohan has shot down report that he has assaulted his fiancee Kate Major, a former reporter for Star magazine and one-time Jon Gosselin gal pal. The 50-year-old father told Radar Online that he and Kate indeed recently had an argument but insisted he never got physical with her.

"We had a disagreement because of some of the people coming into the house for our upcoming television show," Michael told the site. "I just don't know what she is talking about... I tried to speak with Kate this morning because I found out Kate drained one of our bank accounts and now she won't call me back."
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Cameron Diaz Splashed $10 Million for New Home

July 22, 2010 04:06:46 GMT


Cameron Diaz is investing her bumper movie pay cheques in property - the actress has spent $10 million on a new home in Los Angeles. Diaz, who currently owns a $1.35 million house in the city, has upgraded after closing a deal on a sprawling estate in Beverly Hills, which was formerly owned by actress Candice Bergen.

The expansive property includes a swimming pool with a hot tub, a massive garden and a tennis court, as well a detached three-bedroom guesthouse. The pictures of the house can be seen on Daily Mail.
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Zack Snyder Confirms Writing 'Xerxes' Script, Reveals Plot Details

July 22, 2010 04:04:52 GMT


Zack Snyder is moving forward with his plan to make another film revolving around the Persian wars battlefields. In an interview with Los Angeles Times, the "300" helmer and scribe confirms that he has started writing the screenplay for "Xerxes" along with his "300" co-writer Kurt Johnstad, stating "We closed the writing deal on 'Xerxes.' We started writing about a week ago. So we're doing it. It's happening."

He is additionally willing to spill some details about the project, particularly the set and the key plot. "This movie follows Themistocles and the Battle of Artemisium, which coincidentally happens on the exact same three days as the Battle of Thermopylae [which was the basis of '300']," Snyder says. "This one starts off with a quick retelling of the why of the Persian wars. It starts off at the Battle of Marathon and then it goes back to Themistocles finding out that Persians are invading again. And off we go over to learn a little bit about why Xerxes is the way he is."
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Fabolous Left Lyric-Filled Phone in Eatery

July 22, 2010 03:54:26 GMT


Fabolous almost sabotaged his upcoming album following a lunch in New Jersey - he left a cell phone filled with lyrics at his table. The "Trade It All" rapper was enjoying lunch at Morton's Steakhouse in Hackensack earlier this week, and was enthusiastically typing away on his Blackberry phone, according to New York gossip column PageSix.

But Fabolous forgot to take the device with him after paying the bill and headed to the parking lot empty-handed. A source tells the publication a speedy waiter ran after the hip-hop star, who was hugely grateful to get the phone back because he had been writing lyrics for his next album "Loso's Way 2" throughout his meal.
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Katy Perry Strips Naked in Official Cover Art of 'Teenage Dream'

July 22, 2010 03:47:45 GMT


During a Ustream live chat on July 21, Katy Perry visited contemporary artist Will Cotton's studio and unveiled the official cover art of her upcoming third studio effort "Teenage Dream". Inspired by her "California Gurls" music video, the image shows the singer naked while lying on her stomach on cotton-candy cloud.

"Oh my God," she exclaimed. "What will my mother say next? Wow. It's so gorgeous. I'm so excited. I'm nervous. I'm shaking a little bit...This is my first piece of real art, except my posters on the wall of Gwen Stefani when I was growing up."
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Robert Pattinson: 'I Can't Cook'


July 22, 2010 03:45:16 GMT


Robert Pattinson has all his meals delivered to him by a special catering company because he is "incapable" of cooking for himself. The "Twilight" star admits he is hopeless in the kitchen and his culinary skills don't extend beyond putting bread in a toaster.

So Pattinson has all of his meals pre-prepared and sent to his home to ensure sure he doesn't starve. He tells Germany's Sachsische Zeitung newspaper, "In Los Angeles I started using a delivery service which only delivers fresh and healthy food. Even in the morning I have a bag with healthy food delivered to me. I've never in my life lived as healthy as I do now."
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Fans Will 'Cry and Laugh' at Avenged Sevenfold's Upcoming Gig

July 22, 2010 03:42:48 GMT


Rockers Avenged Sevenfold have vowed to make their first gig since the death of Jimmy Sullivan an emotional tribute to their tragic drummer. Sullivan died from an accidental overdose of prescription drugs in December, and the band considered quitting altogether in the wake of his passing.

But they decided to continue in honor of their dead pal, and will step onstage at the Heavy MTL festival in Montreal, Canada on Sunday, July 25 - a concert that guitarist Zacky Vengeance insists will cause fans to "cry and laugh".
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Bret Michaels Believes Tony Accident Related to Brain Hemorrhage

July 22, 2010 03:37:51 GMT


Bret Michaels is convinced his freak accident at the 2009 Tony Awards "probably" contributed to his recent brain hemorrhage. The Poison star was left with a fractured nose and a split lip after scenery fell on him as he left the stage at the New York ceremony in June 2009.

Ten months later, Michaels was admitted to hospital with bleeding on the brain and although there is no conclusive proof the accident caused the health scare, the star is adamant the two events must be connected.
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Foxy Brown Arrested for Violating an Order of Protection

July 22, 2010 03:35:57 GMT


Foxy Brown has landed another trouble in law. The 30-year-old rapper was taken into custody in Brooklyn at 5.40 P.M. on Wednesday, July 21 for allegedly violating an order of protection against her old nemesis and neighbor Arlene Raymond, New York Post reported.

Foxy was busted after allegedly engaged in a verbal dispute with Arlene, who has a restraining order against her. Source told the site that Foxy snarled at Arlene, "What are you looking at - what's your problem?" and used the B-word. One source added, "They were getting into each other's face."
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Zac Efron Got in Trouble for Bungee Jumping

July 22, 2010 03:29:34 GMT


Zac Efron risked the wrath of movie bosses when he bungee jumped off a bridge in Vancouver, Canada last year - he breached his acting contract by performing the dangerous stunt. The former "High School Musical" star turned daredevil for the day during a break from filming new movie "Charlie St. Cloud".

Efron admits he signed up for the activity on a whim, but later found himself in trouble with his superiors. He explains, "You're actually not allowed to do it. I got in really big trouble. In your contract you're not supposed to do it. It was a lapse of judgement. Believe me, I could have been reamed. I probably shouldn't have gone. We decided at two in the morning the night before."
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Snoop Dogg Brewing an Album for Female Fans

July 22, 2010 03:26:22 GMT


Snoop Dogg has vowed to make his next album more female-friendly in a bid to encourage women to buy his records. The "Gin & Juice" hitmaker is convinced many girls find his music off-putting because of the frequent sexual references in his lyrics.

Snoop Dogg has now decided to change his style in the hope of expanding his fan base, promising his female followers a whole record of less-offensive tunes. He tells Britain's The Sun, "I gotta tone it down. I've always given my female fans bits and pieces and I feel like I owe them a whole record."
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First Look at Johnny Knoxville in 'Jackass 3' and Karl Urban in 'Priest'

July 22, 2010 03:25:12 GMT


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More sneak peeks from upcoming movies are coming out as it is getting closer to 2010 San Diego Comic Con International. Paramount Pictures and MTV have unveiled the first photo of Johnny Knoxville in "Jackass 3".

The third installment of "Jackass" series will still see the cast doing stunts and pranks with the direction of Jeff Tremaine. This documentary will be presented in 3-D with some of the first footage to be screened at Comic Con. Paramount will drop the film in U.S. theaters on October 15.
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Man Who Threatened 'South Park' Arrested and Questioned

July 22, 2010 03:19:23 GMT


Earlier this year "South Park" creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker received death threats from a guy who resided in Virginia for writing an episode which features Prophet Muhammad in a bear costume. Stone and Park can now at least take a breath of relief for Zachary Chesser has been arrested in charges which actually are not related to the threat.

The 20-year-old who graduated from Oakton High School was detained on Wednesday, July 21 for confessing his links to a terror group believed to have affiliation with al-Qaeda. He publicly told the FBI agents that he tried to travel to Kenya and Somalia to join Al-Shabaab, bringing along his infant son so that he would not be suspected. According to the affidavit, Chesser was barred from the July 10 flight and told by the Transportation Security Administration that he was on the no-fly list.
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Def Leppard Confirm One-Year Hiatus

July 22, 2010 03:03:06 GMT


Rockers Def Leppard have confirmed they are taking a one-year hiatus because life in the band has become so "stressful". The "Hysteria" hitmakers prompted rumors of a split late last year when they canceled 23 dates on their North American tour, citing "unforeseen personal matters".

Frontman Joe Elliott later revealed they axed the tour so he could fly home to be with his pregnant wife ahead of the birth of their first child. And now the singer has confirmed the band is not planning to work together for at least another year because they all need some time to recuperate and focus on other projects.
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George Clooney to Receive Bob Hope Humanitarian Award at Emmys

July 22, 2010 03:01:20 GMT


George Clooney will be presented with a special Emmy Award at the upcoming ceremony to acknowledge his charity work. The Hollywood actor has long been involved with humanitarian causes and has been a major figure in raising awareness of the genocide in the Sudanese region of Darfur, as well as helping the victims of Hurricane Katrina and hosting the Hope for Haiti TV special.

The telethon, which raised millions of dollars for those affected by the Haiti earthquake, is also nominated for an Emmy award. Clooney will be handed the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award at the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards show on August 29 to honor his use of television to help good causes.
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'House M.D.' Bosses Slapped With Lawsuit


July 22, 2010 02:58:18 GMT


TV bosses behind hit medical series "House M.D." are facing legal action from the show's former assistant prop master who alleges he was fired for refusing to partake in debauched antics with his co-workers. Carl Jones, who was dismissed from his role on Hugh Laurie's program in March, has filed papers at Los Angeles County Superior Court claiming he lost his job because he wasn't willing to join in with the "degenerate conduct" of his superiors.

He alleges the bad behavior included visits to strip clubs, drug taking and various sexual escapades. An extract from the lawsuit, obtained by TMZ.com, reads, "(The) degenerate conduct (included) visits to strip bars, participation in getting drunk, stoned or intoxicated on cocaine, to participate in sexual conduct at the trailer, and other dangerous conduct."
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Lindsay Lohan's Dad 'Pessimistic' About Jail Sentence, Offering to Pay for Appeal

July 22, 2010 02:54:50 GMT


Lindsay Lohan's father feels "pessimistic" about her jail sentence - he's convinced time behind bars will make his daughter's personal problems worse. The "Mean Girls" star was jailed for 90 days on Tuesday, July 20 for violating her parole relating to a 2007 DUI arrest.

She is expected to serve a fraction of her sentence before being released to court-ordered rehab. But Lohan's dad Michael, who also spent time in prison, is adamant jail will not help his daughter because she could suffer emotional trauma from her experiences inside.
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Simon Monjack Died of Same Causes as Brittany Murphy

July 22, 2010 02:50:06 GMT


The Los Angeles County Coroner has revealed the cause of death of Brittany Murphy's husband Simon Monjack. CNN reported that Simon died from pneumonia and severe anemia, the same two causes of the "Uptown Girls" star's death.

"Just like Brittany," Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter confirmed, referring to Brittany, who died five months earlier before Simon. Winter further revealed that some prescription drugs were detected in his system, but not in lethal levels. Winter added, due to Simon's family's request, one more test will be conducted before a full autopsy report is released in about two weeks.
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Official, Paula Patton Is 'Law and Order: SVU' New ADA

July 22, 2010 02:45:04 GMT


"Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" is gushing with stars. After the recruitment of Henry Ian Cusick and Maria Bello, NBC announced on Wednesday, July 21 that Paula Patton will join the show. This casting actually has been hinted last month when the producers were looking for a replacement for Sharon Stone.

Listed as a guest star, Stone replaced Stephanie March who is the original cast for the Assistant District Attorney role in the series. Completing her stint as Jo Marlowe last season, Stone is now replaced by Patton who will play ADA Mikka Von. This character appears in multiple episodes starting the fifth.
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First Full Trailer for Ryan Reynolds' 'Buried' Explains the Story


July 22, 2010 02:32:01 GMT


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Lionsgate Films has unleashed the first full trailer for "Buried" which reveals more about what is faced by Ryan Reynolds' Paul Conroy. It mostly features shots of the main character as he is trapped in a dark, small space while his conversations with people on the phone are heard during the whole video.

Conroy wakes up 6 feet underground with no idea of who put him there or why. Buried with only a cell phone and a lighter, his contact with the outside world and ability to piece together clues that could help him discover his location are maddeningly limited. Fighting panic, despair and delirium, Conroy has only 90 minutes to to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
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Pictures: Eminem and Rihanna Filming 'Love the Way You Lie' Video


July 22, 2010 02:28:21 GMT


On July 21, Eminem and Rihanna teamed up in Los Angeles for video shoot of their duet track "Love the Way You Lie". In a picture obtained by RapRadar, the Slim Shady is seen sporting a casual white undershirt while the Barbadian singer is snapped wearing all-black-everything ensemble.

More set images from the Wednesday filming are out via On Location News. They all capture Rihanna performing in front of a burning house. Eminem was "later seen but not photographed" performing together with her on the same set.
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Confirmed, Christina Applegate Is Pregnant With First Child


July 22, 2010 02:13:39 GMT


Christina Applegate is having a bun in the oven, her rep confirmed to People. The 38-year-old actress is carrying her first baby with fiance Martyn Lenoble, a bass player and founding member of Porno For Pyros.

Applegate and Lenoble became engaged on Valentine's Day and the couple, who has been dating for two years, has not yet revealed about a wedding date. The wedding will be the second trip to the aisle for both Applegate and Lenoble.
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Video Premiere: Nicki Minaj's 'Your Love'


July 22, 2010 01:44:13 GMT


Nicki Minaj is a samurai trainee who falls for her sensei in a music video for "Your Love", her latest single from upcoming debut album. In order to be with the teacher played by Michael Jai White, she is facing fellow student in her martial arts class who also has a crush on him.

"We wanted to have geisha themes, samurai themes, stuff like that," Minaj previously told MTV about the concept. "I wanted to tell a love story. It's just kinda liking a guy, where he's not really for you to like - the forbidden fruit - and me and this other girl happen to like him and we go to war."
 
 
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