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July 28, 2010

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Justin Timberlake Offered to Be 'I'm.mortal' With Amanda Seyfried

July 28, 2010 09:44:05 GMT


Slowly but sure, Justin Timberlake is seemingly switching from singer to full-time actor. While he is yet to complete the production of "Friends with Benefits (2012)", the former NSYNC member is reportedly being approached to star in another movie, "I'm.mortal".

Deadline Hollywood releases the news in an article which also debunks Timberlake's possible involvement in "American Idol" as a judge. The site says an insider claims the report is "just silly" because Timberlake has no time for a gig like this considering his already busy schedule.
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Stone Sour Premiere 'Say You'll Haunt Me' Music Video

July 28, 2010 09:28:19 GMT


Stone Sour have unveiled a music video to promote their new single "Say You'll Haunt Me". Directed by Paul R. Brown (Motley Crue, Korn, Avenged Sevenfold), it sees the band's members leading frontman Corey Taylor to an inquisitional chair of some kind and sitting him on it.

"Say You'll Haunt Me" is the first offering from Stone Sour's forthcoming third studio album "Audio Secrecy" which is expected to come out in United States on September 7. Taylor who penned the track explained that it's about his wife with whom he had conflicts during the songwriting.
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'Juno' Screenwriter Diablo Cody Welcomes Baby Boy

July 28, 2010 09:20:02 GMT


Oscar-winning writer of "Juno" Diablo Cody has officially added another role on her resume, a mother. Diablo announced the birth of her child on her Twitter page on Tuesday, July 27, writing "We had our boy early this morning! Marcello Daniel Maurio, 7lbs, 2 oz, lightly mustachioed."

Marcello is the first son for Diablo and her husband Dan Maurio, who works on American late night comedy talk show "Chelsea Lately". The 32-year-old screenwriter/journalist and Dan wed in the summer of 2009. She was previously married for three years to Jon Hunt.
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Report: Derek Hough to Nurse and Move In With Cheryl Cole

July 28, 2010 09:09:41 GMT


British singer Cheryl Cole can rely on the support of Derek Hough while she recovers from malaria - the professional dancer has moved into her home to help her back to full health, according to U.K. reports. The Girls Aloud star was diagnosed with the mosquito-borne illness after collapsing at a photoshoot earlier this month. She was subsequently released from a private clinic and is resting at her mansion in Surrey, England.

And Hough, who has spoken of his guilt after she contracted the killer disease during a trip he planned to Tanzania in June, has reportedly been invited to stay at the singer's home to keep her company while he searches for a U.K. base. A source tells Britain's The Sun, "Derek has been flooded with offers to work in the U.K. Cheryl is thrilled for him and glad that all the interest means he will be spending a lot more time on these shores."
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Simon Cowell Patches Ex-Girlfriends Up With a Cruise

July 28, 2010 09:03:56 GMT


Simon Cowell has reportedly stepped in to patch up the broken relationship between his ex-girlfriends Sinitta and Jackie St. Claire - by whisking the pair away on a luxury cruise. "So Macho" hitmaker Sinitta waged war on St Claire via her Twitter.com account earlier this month, accusing the former model of spreading rumors she was having an affair with a millionaire businessman.

Sinitta wrote, "Jackie St Claire, you are the source of all the lies and wrong info. I'm sorry after 25 years you will not stop harassing or bullying." The singer later admitted she had gone too far with her online rant.
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Lawyer Did Not Leave Foxy Brown, She Did

July 28, 2010 09:01:46 GMT


Foxy Brown's manager has denied the rapper was dropped by her lawyer just before a court appearance on Tuesday, July 27 - insisting the hip-hop star decided to go with a more "high powered" attorney. The "Candy" star, real name Inga Marchand, was arrested in Brooklyn last week following a reported confrontation with a neighbor, who claimed Brown cursed at her and bared her bottom in a heated dispute.

Brown was charged with public lewdness, harassment and criminal contempt. She pleaded not guilty when she was arraigned in Brooklyn Supreme Court on Thursday. And Marchand was dealt another blow before a hearing on Tuesday when she lost her lawyer from Bruce Barron Associates.
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World Premiere of 'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World' Has A-List Guests

July 28, 2010 09:01:02 GMT


Universal Pictures has proudly presented the world premiere of "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" in Los Angeles on Tuesday, July 27. Starting at about 6:30 P.M., celebrities stepped on the red carpet which was rolled out in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre.

Since the cast mostly consist of youngsters, the event welcomed a lot of teen stars. From lead actor Michael Cera to female lead Mary Elizabeth Winstead, all were seen dressing in their best clothes. Director Edgar Wright was spotted joining the film's actors such as Anna Kendrick, Brandon Routh, Kieran Culkin, Jason Schwartzman, Mae Whitman and Ellen Wong to support the event.
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Al Gore Questioned Over Re-Opened Groping Case

July 28, 2010 08:49:51 GMT


Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore was questioned by cops last week in relation to allegations he groped a masseuse in 2006, according to U.S. reports. Officers in Portland, Oregon announced last month they are reopening an investigation into claims Gore inappropriately touched masseuse Molly Hagerty during a massage session at a hotel in October 2006.

Hagerty reportedly gave a police statement in 2009, but authorities were said to have dropped the investigation at the time due to "insufficient evidence to support the allegations". A rep for Gore vehemently denied the allegations, insisting that a new investigation "will only benefit Mr. Gore".
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Official Cover Art of Jay Sean's '2012' Ft. Nicki Minaj


July 28, 2010 08:48:46 GMT


An artwork serving as official cover art of Jay Sean's new single "2012" which features Nicki Minaj was uncovered. It sees the "Down" hitmaker rocking an outercoat, jeans, sneakers as well as sunglasses and walking on what looks like a rooftop of a building.

A club song, "2012" is confirmed to appear in Jay Sean's next studio album which is yet to be titled. The "feel good" track is set to be sent to radios on August 3 and promised to be "stuck in everybody's head for the entire summer, and hopefully much longer."
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Video: Joe Jonas on His African Safari Adventure

July 28, 2010 08:46:30 GMT


Joe Jonas seems enjoying his recent African trip as seen in a newly-outed video. The less-than-a-minute clip gives fans a glimpse of the Jonas Brothers star having a safari adventure in the natural area tourism, getting closer with all wild creatures including elephants, giraffes and a lion.

In one occasion, Joe, in his sporty outfit, is seen horse riding along with his entourage, crossing what appears to be a big shallow river. In another shot, the ex-boyfriend of Taylor Swift is spotted in his full safari uniform, telling the camera that they had been trying to find a lion the whole time.
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Actor Maury Chaykin Died on His Birthday

July 28, 2010 08:45:03 GMT


American/Canadian actor Maury Chaykin has died on his 61st birthday. The rotund character actor, best known for his role in "Entourage", died in Toronto, Canada on Tuesday, July 27. He was believed to have been battling a kidney ailment.

Appearing in dozens of movies and TV shows since beginning his career in 1975, Chaykin became recognizable for his larger-than-life characters, appearing in "Dances With Wolves", "My Cousin Vinny", "The Mask of Zorro" and "A Life Less Ordinary". He found new fame playing Harvey Weingard - a parody of producer Harvey Weinstein - in hit TV show "Entourage" between 2005 and 2007.
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Lindsay Lohan Begs for Family Time Between Jail and Rehab

July 28, 2010 08:40:44 GMT


Lindsay Lohan is "upset" after learning she may not have time with her family before heading to court-ordered rehab following her release from prison, according to her lawyer. The "Mean Girls" actress was sentenced to 90 days behind bars for breaching her parole in relation to a 2007 DUI arrest and she was admitted to the Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood, California, earlier this month.

At the time of her sentencing she was ordered to start a three-month stint in a rehabilitation center as part of her probation no later than 24 hours after she completed her jail time. And the star's lawyer Shawn Chapman Holley admits her celebrity client is emotional after learning she may not have a chance to spend time with her mother and siblings before she enters the clinic.
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Paris Hilton Will Sound Like Kylie Minogue in New Album

July 28, 2010 08:38:04 GMT


Paris Hilton is hoping to enjoy the same chart success as her musical icon Kylie Minogue - her second album is inspired by the Australian superstar. The socialite is preparing to release her as-yet-untitled album - a follow up to her 2006 debut, "Paris".

And the star insists she has taken inspiration from "Spinning Around" hitmaker Minogue in the hope her second release will be a bigger hit with fans. She tells Britain's Heat magazine, "My record is in production now. I recently finished recording it. It's very like dance, club music."
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New Set Pics of 'Transformers 3': Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Filming Among Ruins


July 28, 2010 08:16:00 GMT


Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is currently still in production of "Transformers 3" and she was recently photographed shooting her scene in Chicago, Illinois on Tuesday, July 27. Donning a white top macthed with tight jeans, the English model was photographed filming among the ruins.

In some pictures, she was seen moving from one ruin to another until reaching the top of what looks like a collapsed vehicle while a camera was following her. Beside Whiteley, there was no other star spotted joining the production that day.
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Video: Kanye West Previews New Songs at Facebook Headquarters

July 28, 2010 08:15:37 GMT


Kanye West takes an unusual approach to promote his next studio installment tentatively titled "Good Ass Job". While most of his fellow musicians prefer to go to major music events to do promotional effort, this rapper visited Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, California to preview at least four of his new songs.

Dressed in a formal suit, Kanye climbed onto one of the tables in the Facebook office and spat some verses about getting laid. As the crowd cheered, he continued delivering other lines from his upcoming release. The songs that he previewed included "Mama's Boyfriend", "Chain Heavy" and "Lost in the World" and "Sweat on My Face".
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Mel Gibson Gives 'Physical Evidence' Over Extortion Claim Against Oksana Grigorieva


July 28, 2010 07:51:44 GMT


Public fall-out between Mel Gibson and ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva still continues. While Oksana slammed the "Braveheart" actor with assault allegations, Mel still sticks with his claim that the Russian singer tried to blackmail him.

On Sunday, July 25, Mel met Los Angeles police to present evidence backing up his claim. On Tuesday, Los Angeles County sheriff's spokesman Steve Whitmore confirmed to New York Daily News, "We did talk to Mel Gibson on Sunday. It had nothing to do with the domestic violence investigation. It only concerned the allegations of extortion."
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'Sons of Anarchy' Unleashes the Terror in Season 3 Promo


July 28, 2010 07:41:24 GMT


People smacked, people run over and people held at gunpoint are the highlights of "Sons of Anarchy" season 3 promo. The reel that was played during the show's first-time panel at San Diego Comic Con is now available online, revealing what the gang would do to save Abel and get a revenge on Half-Sack's death.

"SOA" premieres the new season on September 7 on FX Network and when it comes back, the motorbike gang will move to Ireland. The third season picks up several days after the second season ender where The Sons missed Cameron on the dock and lost the chance to save Abel from his clutch. "We are obsessively and unrestingly trying to find the kid and answer this horrific violation," Ron Perlman aka Clay told E! about the focus of the season.
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Lady GaGa Having Makeout Session With Ex-Boyfriend in Hotel Pool


July 28, 2010 07:38:37 GMT


Lady GaGa appears to be back in the arms of her ex-boyfriend Luc Carl after she was photographed kissing him in a Texas hotel pool. The "Bad Romance" superstar split with the heavy metal drummer several years ago, but recently revealed she had never loved anyone as much as him.

She said, "I wouldn't have been as successful without him. I've never really loved anyone like I loved him. Or like I love him. That relationship really shaped me." People.com reported that GaGa and Carl had given their romance another go - and the couple was spotted frolicking in a pool on Monday, July 26, according to TMZ.com.
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Rob Zombie Blasts Ozzy Osbourne for Stealing His Bandmates


July 28, 2010 07:34:27 GMT


Rocker Rob Zombie has taken aim at Ozzy Osbourne for stealing his bandmates. Zombie has had to replace drummer Tommy Clufetos and bassist Rob Nicholson after they quit to join Osbourne's touring band - and he admits he's not happy with the way the Prince of Darkness and his manager/wife Sharon Osbourne do business.

The rocker-turned-moviemaker tells the Artisan News Service, "I think there's ways to do things and I think there's ways to not do things and I think the way they've chosen to do things is not how I would do things; I think it's kind of rude."
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Madonna Not Organizing Malawi Charity Gig

July 28, 2010 07:30:46 GMT


Madonna's charitable foundation has shot down reports the pop star is organizing a huge Live Aid-style concert to raise funds for Malawi. The "Material Girl" superstar has poured money into the country over the last few years through her Raising Malawi organization and she is currently building a girls school outside the capital Lilongwe.

It was reported earlier this month that the singer was organizing a huge charity gig in the impoverished nation - from where her two adopted children, David and Mercy, hail. She had allegedly asked U2 star Bono to headline the concert, which was said to be taking place in September.
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Bootleg Version of 'Paul' Trailer Found

July 28, 2010 07:22:48 GMT


During the recent San Diego Comic Con, Universal Pictures screened a trailer for "Paul". An audience apparently taped the trailer and it has hit the web. Though it is blurry in picture, the bootleg version still features the sound clearly, revealing some of the jokes that will be heard in the movie.

In the film, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost are sci-fi geeks, Earthlings Graeme Willy and Clive Collings, whose pilgrimage takes them to America's UFO heartland. While there, they accidentally meet an alien named Paul who brings them on an insane road trip that alters their universe forever.
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Bruce Springsteen Becomes Unannounced Guest at Tiny New Jersey Club

July 28, 2010 07:08:09 GMT


Bruce Springsteen wowed music fans at a tiny New Jersey club on Saturday, July 24 when he hit the stage with singer/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo for a trio of tunes. The rock legend was an unannounced guest at the Stone Pony and thrilled Escovedo's fans when he walked out to join his pal.

The duo performed Escovedo's "Always a Friend", a cover of The Rolling Stones' "Beast of Burden" and a new song, titled "Faith", according to Rolling Stone. It was Springsteen's first non-charity show performance at the fabled Asbury Park venue since he performed at a Mike Ness concert in May 2008.
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Katy Perry Credits Britney Spears for Making Her Start Brushing Religiously

July 28, 2010 07:07:37 GMT


Katy Perry brushes her teeth at least three times daily because she never wants to be accused of having bad breath. The pop star admits she was too poor to take her dental hygiene seriously when she was a child, but Britney Spears videos made her start brushing religiously and now she's proud of her minty fresh breath and shining smile.

In a new YouTube interview, she says, "I brush my teeth all the time. I wanted them to be, like, Britney Spears-white. I used to grow up seeing her music videos and be like, 'What does she do? Does she get a new set of teeth all the time? They're so white'."
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Lauryn Hill Stages Comeback Show in Rwanda

July 28, 2010 07:07:11 GMT


Lauryn Hill jetted off to Africa to stage the first show of a much-anticipated comeback - the former The Fugees star performed at a festival in Kigali in Rwanda at the weekend, July 24. The "Killing Me Softly" singer's appearance at the FESPAD festival came hours after a new song, "Repercussions", was leaked online, suggesting the star is recording fresh material.

Hill performed a hits-heavy set in Kigali, her rendition of The Fugees' "Ready or Not" was a highlight. The singer will headline the Rock The Bells tour in North America in August with Snoop Dogg and A Tribe Called Quest.
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Diana Ross' Niece Claims She Is Michael Jackson's Illegitimate Love Child


July 28, 2010 07:06:38 GMT


Diana Ross' niece has come forward to lay claim to a piece of Michael Jackson's estate, alleging she is the late King of Pop's illegitimate love child. Mocienne Petit Jackson, who lives in the Netherlands, has filed documents in Los Angeles County Superior Court asking a judge for permission to conduct a DNA test to prove her paternity claim.

The woman alleges she was conceived in 1975 when Jackson reportedly impregnated her mother Barbara, Ross' sister, when he was just 17 years old. Petit Jackson also accuses the "Thriller" hitmaker's mother, Katherine Jackson, of scheming to "abduct" her when she was nine in a bid to preserve the superstar's "reputation".
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Luke Perry and Jason Priestley Team Up for Western Movie

July 28, 2010 07:01:46 GMT


There will be a small reunion of "Beverly Hills, 90210" stars in Hallmark's original movie. Luke Perry will team up with Jason Priestley in a western movie titled "Goodnight for Justice" which airs in 2011 and which will go into production this August 4 in Vancouver, B.C.

Perry, who played bad boy Dylan McKay in the classic TV series, and Priestly who portrayed the heartthrob Brandon Walsh, have not worked together since the show ended 10 years ago. In this TV movie project, Perry would be the executive producer as well as the lead star while Priestley would stick to directing.
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Video: Johnny Knoxville Offers Jimmy Kimmel Moonshine on His Show

July 28, 2010 06:55:03 GMT


TV prankster-turned-movie star Johnny Knoxville turned bootlegger on late-night TV in America on Monday night, July 26 when he turned up for an appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" with a jar of moonshine. The "Jackass" star presented host Jimmy Kimmel with the distilled liquor and suggested the pair sip it through their interview.

Knoxville told the host, "I get it very illegally from my friend in Tennessee. It's delicious." Kimmel initially declined to drink it after a quick smell test, stating "Oh my God!" but then took a sip and said, "It does have a nice flavor." Knoxville added, "Don't get it near a flame... I'm not kidding."
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Angelina Jolie Freaked Son Out With 'Salt' Male Disguise

July 28, 2010 06:54:12 GMT


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Angelina Jolie "freaked out" her eldest son Maddox when he came to visit her on the set of spy thriller "Salt" because the Hollywood beauty was disguised as a man. The 35-year-old actress was frequently visited by her six kids during filming in New York.

However, Jolie admits that one meeting with eight-year-old Maddox left the youngster shocked and confused after he was made to shake hands with a person dressed as a male naval officer - only to discover it was his famous mum.
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Justin Long's Naked Scene in 'Going the Distance' Trimmed Down


July 28, 2010 06:53:41 GMT


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Actor Justin Long's blushes have been spared by the director of his new movie "Going the Distance" - she has cut a full-frontal shot of the star. Long's on/off girlfriend Drew Barrymore, who plays his love interest in the quirky romantic comedy, admits the "Live Free or Die Hard" star had to bare his butt in several scenes and was completely naked in one.

She says, "It's funny because usually it's the girl who's naked. I was like, 'That's right b**ch, the tables are turned.' It was a running joke in the movie. It's (nudity) actually been trimmed down - there were more. There was one cut where you saw everything."
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Wilmer Valderrama on Ex-Girlfriend Lindsay Lohan: I Love Her to Death

July 28, 2010 06:52:50 GMT


Lindsay Lohan's ex-boyfriend Wilmer Valderrama is praying for the troubled actress as she serves time behind bars for a parole violation, and reveals he still adores his former lover. Valderrama and Lohan ended their four-year romance in 2004 but have remained friends and the actor hates the fact his ex is going through some tough times.

In an upcoming BlogTalkRadio interview, which will air on Friday, July 30, the former "That 70's Show" star says, "She's (Lohan) a very talented girl and I adore her to death. I love her to death. I love her. I love Lindsay very much and I know she'll be OK at the end (of this)."
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Video Premiere: Natasha Bedingfield's 'Touch'


July 28, 2010 06:52:29 GMT


Natasha Bedingfield debuts a music video supporting her new single "Touch". It kicks off with the scene which narrates opening lyrics of the song, "I was trying to cross the street when I tripped and spilled my coffee on a man who yelled at me, then he walked off in a hurry. Now he's gonna be late for work, so he called his secretary, said to cancel his appointment with the guy in the lobby."

Some grainy footage featuring random people doing their daily activities is also inserted in between Bedingfield's live performance scene. Near the end, the clip which is directed by Rich Lee shows an alternate ending about what happens if she didn't trip and spill her coffee on the business man while crossing the street.
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'Black Swan' and 'The Debt' Among Toronto Film Festival 2010 Line-Up

July 28, 2010 06:44:26 GMT


The 35th Annual Toronto International Film Festival has unveiled the line-up of movies that will take part in the festival. About 50 films from all over the world are mentioned on the list, including Darren Aronofsky's "Black Swan", which stars Natalie Portman, as well as "The Debt" which is directed by John Madden and starring Sam Worthington.

"Black Swan" and "The Debt" are joined by the likes of Ben Affleck's "The Town", Richard J. Lewis' "Barney's Version" and George Hickenlooper's "Casino Jack" as Gala movies which will have their world or North American premieres during the event. As for Special Presentation films, the list includes "Biutiful", "Blue Valentine", "Buried", "Easy A", "It's Kind of a Funny Story", "Never Let Me Go" and many others.
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Usher Records Duet With Chris Brown, Debuting 'Hot Toddy' Ft. Jay-Z

July 28, 2010 06:12:46 GMT


Usher reportedly has hooked up with Chris Brown in a studio to record a duet song. According to Jamaica Observer, Reggae SumFest organizer Johnny Gourzong said the two stars laid the track at a studio in Montego Bay, Jamaica over the weekend.

While staying in the country, Usher and Chris Brown have also hit the stage together, joining forces at the recent Reggae SumFest. Brown took it to his Twitter to thank fans for the gig, "I wanna thank you jamaica for your wonderful embrace lastnight at the show... next time well do passa passa...lmao.. (oh hell naw) .love ya."
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'Pretty Little Liars' 1.09 Preview: The Perfect Storm

July 28, 2010 06:12:00 GMT


With two episodes left before the first half of season 1 ends, "Pretty Little Liars" moves up the scary meter a notch. A day of SAT testing is put on hold when a violent storm hits Rosewood. But instead of enjoying the academic postponement, the girls are stuck in the school dealing with the drama that follows them everywhere.

Each girl finds herself in the middle of a tense situation - whether it's between friends, potential love interests, a boyfriend and a parent, or between the past and the present, the girls will come out of the day thinking the SATs would have been a piece of cake compared to what they went through. Meanwhile, Byron leans on Ashley for advice on parenting as his relationship with Ella takes a turn for the worse.
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Global Recession Inspired The Script to Write New Song


July 28, 2010 05:05:07 GMT


Irish rockers The Script were inspired to write new music about the effects of the global economic crisis because their childhood pals couldn't afford to celebrate the group's success after losing their jobs. The Dublin-born band shot to fame with their eponymous debut album in 2008 - at the height of the worldwide recession.

And the trio was shocked when they returned to their homeland to party with pals, only to find the country had been especially hard hit by the downturn. Bassist Mark Sheehan tells Britain's Daily Star, "We had all this success and went back thinking we wanted to celebrate with all of our mates, who told us to 'get a f**king real job'."
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Al Jarreau's Recovery 'Going Well', Could Be Released From Hospital Soon

July 28, 2010 05:04:39 GMT


Jazz star Al Jarreau's recovery is "going well" following his recent health scare and he could be released from hospital as soon as this weekend, according to his doctor. The 70-year-old Grammy winner had been receiving treatment at a hospital in the French Alps following his collapse on July 22, moments before his set at a music festival in Barcelonnette.

He was transferred to La Timone medical center in Marseille on Saturday, July 24 after the altitude caused problems with his breathing, but his condition has been steadily improving. His cardiologist, Dr. Jean-Louis Bonnet, claims "everything's going well" with his recovery and insists his "state of health is coming along quite normally".
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Rep Confirms LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian Moving In Together

July 28, 2010 05:04:17 GMT


Country star LeAnn Rimes is taking her relationship with actor Eddie Cibrian to the next level - the couple is moving in together. The singer/actress has been dating former "CSI: Miami" star Cibrian since 2009, when they came clean about their affair and split from their respective spouses.

Now Cibrian, who has two sons with his ex Brandi Glanville, will call Rimes' Los Angeles mansion home after accepting her invitation to move in with her. A source tells People.com, "It just made sense for them. Eddie's lease was up and LeAnn's home was bigger and already familiar to Eddie's sons."
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Denis Leary Screaming Like Eight Year-Old Girl When Encountering Bear

July 28, 2010 05:03:16 GMT


Denis Leary is heeding wildlife warnings around his Connecticut home after a surprise run-in with a wild black bear left him "screaming like an eight-year-old girl". The "Rescue Me" star lives in rustic Roxbury with his wife Ann and the couple's two kids - but he never took strong warnings from neighbors about local wildlife seriously - until he was scared senseless by a recent encounter.

Leary reveals he had stepped out in his underwear for a morning coffee and a cigarette with his dogs when he saw a giant beast waiting in his driveway. He says, "5:30 on a Sunday morning about a month ago... I get up, (get a) hot cup of coffee, go outside, have a cigarette... I'm in my underwear, not a bright thing to do either. And like that, a bear pops up in the driveway out of the woods... It's a huge black bear... He's right in front of me."
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Marc Jacobs' Ex-Lover Reportedly Dating Lance Bass

July 28, 2010 05:02:37 GMT


Marc Jacobs' ex-partner Lorenzo Martone has moved on from his split with the celebrity fashion designer - he's reportedly dating former NSYNC singer Lance Bass. The former couple staged an unofficial wedding ceremony in the Caribbean in January, and had plans to make their union legal later this year.

But last week, Martone revealed on Twitter.com he had split from Jacobs "two months ago". According to the New York Daily News, Martone has now moved on by embarking on a romance with Bass; and the pair has been seen acting "flirty" together several times in recent weeks in New York and Miami, Florida. A source tells the newspaper "It's obvious they're dating."
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Kevin Kline Shows Off Piano Skills on Jimmy Fallon's Show

July 28, 2010 05:02:05 GMT


Kevin Kline wowed U.S. TV audiences with his piano skills on Monday night, July 26 by staging a performance with comedian Jimmy Fallon and his back-up band The Roots. The Oscar winner harbored dreams of becoming a piano prodigy when he was young, but gave the hobby up for acting because he "couldn't see a future" in music.

But Fallon urged the actor to revisit his past and tickle the ivories during an appearance on his talk show "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon", prompting Kline to play a rendition of Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata".
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Devastated, Kelly Osbourne Won't Buy Another Dog

July 28, 2010 05:01:18 GMT


Kelly Osbourne is refusing to get herself another pet dog because she is so traumatized after losing her pooch Woody earlier this July. The 25-year-old reality TV star spent a weekend in Las Vegas to take her mind off her split from fiance Luke Worrall after allegations he cheated on her.

But she suffered another blow when she returned to find out her beloved Pomerian puppy had died. Now the rock offspring has opened up about her heartache, revealing her mum Sharon Osbourne broke down in tears when she learned of the dog's death.
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Kelly Osbourne Angrily Blasts $20,000 Shopping Spree Report

July 28, 2010 04:54:14 GMT


Kelly Osbourne might not be that devastated following split from fiance model Luke Worrall unlike recent report has suggested. Learning that rumor mentioning she has spent $20,000 for shopping in a bid to get over her break-up from Luke swirled, Kelly angrily dismissed the story on her Twitter page.

"I did not spent $20,000 shopping away my feelings!!!!!" Kelly wrote on Tuesday, July 27. "Why do people bother making bullshit like that up its not even interesting! If i was going to waste 20k i would take all my friends on holiday and really make my self feel better... i mean really!"
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Marc Cherry Talks End of 'Desperate Housewives'

July 28, 2010 04:37:22 GMT


Not willing his baby "Desperate Housewives" to fade away, Marc Cherry is planning an end date of the Emmy-winning series and also his departure from the showrunner post. The creator slash producer slash writer said at the first day of Television Critics Association press tour that he doesn't want to match "Gunsmoke" record.

He confirmed that an end date "is in negotiation", refusing to further talk details. "ABC is talking to people. ...There are meetings going on with agents and stuff, but we're just kind of here doing our work," Cherry stated. He previously said he could see the end of the show in season 7 but later he signed a deal that would make the show run until season 9.
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Video: Jonas Brothers Cover The Beatles' 'Drive My Car' at White House


July 28, 2010 04:36:51 GMT


Footage featuring Jonas Brothers singing at a special concert dubbed "Paul McCartney: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in Performance at the White House" which was taped last month has hit the web. Wearing suit, the three brothers performed The Beatles' "Drive My Car".

Before taking the stage, Kevin Jonas said they have broken their rule by accepting the offer to cover The Beatles. The oldest member of the band admitted that in their early career, they promised not to play any song from the legendary group because they thought they would never do a good enough job.
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Tamera Mowry Is Said Engaged to Former Fiance

July 28, 2010 04:27:33 GMT


"Sister, Sister" actress Tamera Mowry is back to her old flame. The 32-year-old beauty has been engaged to Fox News correspondent Adam Housley, the same person she was once engaged to, E! Online reported.

"Adam proposed to Tamera last week in Italy," a source close to the couple told the site. "They were engaged a few years ago, but broke it off. They have been dating on and off for the past year and now he has put a ring on her finger once again."
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Rihanna Wants 'Sexy' Collaboration With Lady GaGa

July 28, 2010 04:10:31 GMT


Rihanna is hoping for a 'Telephone' call from Lady GaGa - the R&B beauty is desperate to collaborate with the pop star. The "Poker Face" hitmaker teamed up with Beyonce Knowles this year and they scored an international smash hit with "Telephone".

Rihanna admits she's also looking to work with GaGa, and she's convinced their similar musical styles and mutual love of fashion would produce a "hot and sexy" video. She tells Scotland's Daily Record, "A collaboration between Gaga and myself would be really cool because we do a similar type of music and we both really love fashion. I'm sure it would be a very hot and sexy video. I would love to collaborate with her, who wouldn't?"
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Kelly Osbourne Defends Her Mel Gibson Shirt

July 28, 2010 04:02:06 GMT


Kelly Osbourne is defending her decision to wear a t-shirt poking fun at Mel Gibson's tape scandal, insisting she isn't siding with the under-fire actor. The reality TV star was photographed wearing a top with a picture of the "Braveheart" star and the words "You should just smile and blow me!" a few days after her brother Jack Osbourne was also seen in the same clothing.

The message references a number of tape rants which purportedly feature Gibson shouting abusive messages to his ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva. Osbourne has faced criticism over the shirts, but she insists the stars were just having fun with the "stupid" quote.
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Will Smith's Daughter Willow Is Budding Fashionista


July 28, 2010 03:56:42 GMT


Will Smith's daughter Willow Smith is aiming to make her mark on the fashion industry - she shares a stylist with Rihanna and hopes to launch her own clothing line. The nine-year-old actress has already embraced her own edgy, adult look and her clothing consultant, Mariel Haenn, who also dresses the "Umbrella" hitmaker, is convinced Willow is a budding trend-setter.

She tells Hollywoodlife.com, "We make an effort to give Willow her own style, so as not to be a mini-version of Rihanna, but Willow really knows what she likes and what she doesn't like, and she's vocal about it."
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'Twilight' Star Cast in 'X-Men: First Class'


July 28, 2010 03:52:10 GMT


Bryan Singer did not manage to have Taylor Lautner joining "X-Men: First Class" but the film will still see a "Twilight" star among the cast line-up. Deadline Hollywood reports that Edi Gathegi who portrays evil bloodsucker Laurent in the vampire drama movie has landed a role in the sci-fi flick.

He is tapped to portray Darwin who, in the comic series, is described as the first bi-racial mutant who has the power of "reactive evolution," which allows him to physically adapt to any situation or environment. If he is plunged underwater, he'll grow gills. He'll gain night vision if the lights turn off and his skin becomes fire-retardant when burned.
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Julianne Hough 'Having a Baby' With Ryan Seacrest

July 28, 2010 03:50:51 GMT


Julianne Hough has a better way to confirm whether or not she is indeed in relationship with "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest. During an interview on 104.3 MYfm radio show Valentine in the Morning on Tuesday, July 27, Julianne said, "Didn't you know? We're having a baby!"

However, Julianne quickly responded on her own remarks, afraid that public would take her joke seriously. "Oh God, I can't even say that. That's going to be everywhere," the "Will You Dance With Me?" singer sighed.
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Paris Hilton Is Done With Famous Boyfriends

July 28, 2010 03:42:45 GMT


Paris Hilton has vowed never to date another celebrity - because she would prefer to be with a man "who's not in the public eye". The socialite split from "The Hills" star Doug Reinhardt earlier this year and has previously enjoyed high profile romances with Good Charlotte rocker Benji Madden and Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter.

But the hotel heiress is adamant her next partner won't be famous. She tells Britain's Heat magazine, "It's really hard in my position just being in a relationship, because so much goes along with it. The media are constantly making up stories and it's just hard to know if you can trust a guy who has fame."
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Estelle Debuts Two Music Videos for Single 'Fall in Love'


July 28, 2010 03:39:17 GMT


In support of her new single "Fall in Love", Estelle premieres not just one, but two music videos. Both of the clips are directed by Sanaa Hamri and see her falling for a guy played by "Grey's Anatomy" star Jesse Williams. One additionally features John Legend, and the other has Nas making a brief appearance.

"Fall in Love" is taken from Estelle's forthcoming studio album "All of Me" which is planned to be released later this year. The track reportedly is released as the lead single from the upcoming release, replacing previously-unveiled track "Freak" which is now named as a buzz song.
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Denied, James Franco NOT Teaching at Yale

July 28, 2010 03:34:41 GMT


James Franco's academic aspirations have taken a hit - an official at America's prestigious Yale University has denied the actor is set to teach at the school next year. The "Spider-Man" star will begin studying at the Connecticut-based college in September to obtain a doctorate in English and film studies.

He announced last week that he would be taking on an extra workload as a teacher in his own "very special class" at the facility, saying, "I am going to teach at Yale. It's in the works. I have a very special class I will be teaching next January." But Yale's English Department Chair Michael Warner has countered the claim, suggesting Franco spoke too soon - because his teaching request has been turned down.
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Pamela Anderson Slams Janet Jackson for Supporting Fur


July 28, 2010 03:25:56 GMT


Pamela Anderson has branded Janet Jackson "greedy" for signing up as the new face of a fur firm - calling the singer's backtrack on animal rights issues "disappointing". The superstar has teamed up with BlackGlama to model the brand's mink collection, and the move has infuriated activists at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) who called Jackson "desperate" for accepting the contract.

And outspoken animal-lover Anderson has join PETA in denouncing Jackson's fur promos, insisting the singer should never have joined forces with the company. She tells Out magazine, "It's disappointing. She has spoken out against fur before. I don't know why some people stop listening to their heart. I guess some people get greedy, but it's sad."
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'The Bachelorette' Finale Sneak Peek and 'Shocking' Outcome

July 28, 2010 03:16:39 GMT


At the end of "The Bachelorette: Men Tell-All" special, a sneak peek of the sixth season finale was played. Ali Fedotowsky and the final two, Roberto Martinez and Chris Lambton are in Bora Bora, vacationing with Ali's family. The boys have trouble facing Ali's dad who turns out to be quite protective and skeptic of the whole speedy engagement thing.

ABC said on Tuesday, July 27 that this season will have a "shocking outcome" and a "last minute, heart-wrenching decision" that "forever" changed the lives of Ali, Roberto and Chris. The network did not go on details, but said that Roberto and Chris would be back "to sit with Ali and talk about the shocking outcome" at the season's "After the Final Rose" special airing right after the two-hour finale.
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'Step Up 3-D' Hits Amsterdam for World Premiere

July 28, 2010 03:05:19 GMT


After wrapping up "Step Up 3-D", the cast and crew of the film hit the street for promotional effort. On Monday, July 26, a world premiere was held at the Pathe Arena in Amsterdam, Holland though the film is set in New York City.

There were not many cast who were pictured on the red carpet that evening but the event still had lead stars Sharni Vinson and Rick Malambri among the attendees. The Australian model/dancer looked sexy in her strapless short dress while the depicter of Luke donned a white and black outfit.
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The Beach Boys Reunion Rumor Denied

July 28, 2010 03:03:09 GMT


The Beach Boys star Mike Love has dismissed reports the original members of the legendary band have scheduled a reunion concert to mark the group's 50th anniversary in 2011 - insisting "there are no big plans yet". Founding member Al Jardine recently appeared to confirm plans for a massive comeback show next year, which would see him reunite with the group's surviving original members, Love and Brian Wilson.

Wilson's brothers and bandmates, Dennis and Carl Wilson, died in 1983 and 1998. Jardine revealed a free concert would "probably" be held in San Francisco, California and admitted he would like to see the Beach Boys embark on a "100-date anniversary tour". But Love is adamant his pal's reunion plans are not definite.
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M.I.A. Plans Free Gig to Replace Her Canceled Show in New York

July 28, 2010 02:59:44 GMT


Rapper M.I.A. has promised fans a free concert in New York to make up for her rain-lashed show on Saturday night, July 24 which was scrapped over safety fears. The "Paper Planes" hitmaker was headlining the Hard NYC event on Governors Island but a severe thunderstorm broke out during her set, forcing organizers to cut her performance short.

It was feared the rapper could be electrocuted if lightning struck the stage, but M.I.A. later blasted officials for the poor quality of sound at the event. She has now offered to make amends to any fans disappointed with the abandoned show - by staging a free concert in the Big Apple when she returns from playing festivals in her native U.K.
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Yoko Ono Opposes Parole for John Lennon's Killer

July 28, 2010 02:57:28 GMT


John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono is continuing her staunch opposition to his killer's release - she has submitted her sixth letter to U.S. court officials in a bid to deny Mark Chapman parole. The Beatles legend was shot dead in New York in 1980 and Chapman was later convicted of his murder and sentenced to 20-years-to-life behind bars.

He became eligible for parole in 2000 and Ono has consistently opposed his release. Chapman, now 55, will face another parole board hearing early next month and Ono has written to officials once again to insist she would not feel safe if her husband's killer is freed.
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Jon and Kate Gosselin Settle Agreement Over Custody and Financial Obligations

July 28, 2010 02:53:59 GMT


Former U.S. reality TV couple Jon Gosselin and Kate Gosselin have settled their lengthy custody battle. The "Jon & Kate Plus 8" stars divorced last year after 10 years of marriage and have since been locked in a bitter war over who will care for their eight kids, with Jon filing documents in April seeking primary custody.

Now the former couple has reached a settlement agreement over both custody and financial obligations - but the terms have been kept confidential, reports TMZ.com. A source tells the website, "An official agreement between Jon and Kate has been reached and they will be working together for the benefit of their children."
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Amy Adams and Fiance Darren Le Gallo Debut Baby Girl

July 28, 2010 02:32:24 GMT


"Enchanted" star Amy Adams debuted her 2-month-old daughter with fiance Darren Le Gallo, Aviana Olea Le Gallo. The 35-year-old actress, who delivered Aviana on May 15, gave the first glimpse of the baby girl when she and Darren went shopping at the Beverly Hills Farmers Market on Sunday, July 25.

Amy was spotted looking super casual in her dark blue tank top, short jeans and flip-flops while carrying a bucket of red flowers during the downtime. Her lover Darren donned unbuttoned blue shirt, showing his white undershirt, and took cover behind sunglasses. The happy couple walked behind Aviana, who was safe in her baby trolley.
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Justin Bieber Receives Four Early Teen Choice Awards in Concert


July 28, 2010 02:31:57 GMT


Justin Bieber wins early at the upcoming Teen Choice Awards. The 16-year-old singing sensation was handed four surfboards by Shaquille O'Neal at his recent My World concert taking place at Jobing.com Arena in Glendale, Arizona on Sunday, July 25.

He received Choice Music: Breakout Artist - Male, winning over B.o.B, Jason Derulo, Drake and Nick Jonas & The Administration. He additionally got a prize for Choice Music: Pop Album, beating Ke$ha, Lady GaGa, Demi Lovato and Black Eyed Peas.
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'Glee': Goodbye Coach Tanaka, Hello Coach Shannon

July 28, 2010 02:31:39 GMT


"Glee" is evolving, leaving behind a storyline and introducing another. Announced at relatively the same time, Patrick Gallagher will not be part of the second season after his attempt to get Emma to marry him failed and actress Dot Jones will join the team as the new McKinley High's football coach.

TV Guide said that Gallagher's role as Coach Tanaka is not written in the first few episodes of the new season because it appears that the character is running out of story. Jones' Shannon Beiste meanwhile was thought to be Tanaka's assistant earlier but it turned out that she would be in charge of the sports team. This would be an interesting addition in terms of Sue getting a fellow female co-worker.
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First Look at Penelope Cruz and Geoffrey Rush in 'Pirates of the Caribbean 4'


July 28, 2010 02:29:20 GMT


Few months ago, Penelope Cruz was announced to be cast in "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides". On Monday, July 26, the Spanish actress has been spotted hitting the set of the movie in Hawaii to film her part with Johnny Depp.

Cruz was seen donning a black hat, knee length boots and a long maroon coat when she was pictured holding hands with Depp to shoot their scene. In the upcoming film, the 36-year-old beauty will portray a new love interest of Jack Sparrow.
 
 
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