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July 31, 2010

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'Middle Men' Clip Delves Into Porn Business

July 31, 2010 08:04:20 GMT


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With the release date approaching, "Middle Men" has clipped a scene from the movie and shared it for a quick look at the drama comedy. Giovanni Ribisi's unkempt Wayne Beering is having an argument with Gabriel Macht's Buck Dolby over payment over the internet and credit card for their newly-established porn business.

These two characters are actually not the centric character. Owen Wilson's Jack Harris has a faithful and loving wife, two beautiful children, and a successful career fixing companies. When an associate calls him about an opportunity to help turn around a business that has fallen into trouble, he decides to take the job. Little does he know, it is a decision that will change his life in ways he never expected.
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New Video: Romeo's 'They Don't Know', Bun B's 'Countin' Money'


July 31, 2010 07:53:05 GMT


Lil' Romeo has dropped a music video in support of his single "They Don't Know" on the same day Bun B released a clip for his own track "Countin' Money". The former video is directed by Andrew Sandler, while the latter is worked on by Mr. Boomtown.

In "They Don't Know", Romeo takes the whole spotlight. Meanwhile, Bun B brings in two fellow rappers Gucci Mane and Yo Gotti in "Countin' Money". Together, they throw a lot of cash to the camera.
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'Law and Order: L.A.' Signs Terrence Howard

July 31, 2010 07:27:06 GMT


"Law & Order: Los Angeles" is shaping up nicely with the addition of another high-profiled actor. Following the news that "Salt" actor Corey Stoll is signed to be one of the police detectives, NBC announced that Terrence Howard is also part of the new family. He would play a prosecutor.

Howard will rotate roles with Alfred Molina as the deputy district attorney in the legal drama. Series creator Dick Wolf told the press at Television Critics Association on Friday, July 30, "I feel like manager of the 1961 Yankees. I have my Mantle and Maris." He was referring to sports ace Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris.
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David Archuleta Pushes Back 'The Other Side of Down'


July 31, 2010 07:16:00 GMT


David Archuleta has decided to change release date for his upcoming studio installment "The Other Side of Down". Instead of releasing it on September 14 like the initial plan, the 19-year-old "Crush" singer delays it around three weeks. He is now going to drop it in United States on October 5.

"Like the last time we dealt with a date change, this one is definitely for the best," his camp explained in a statement. "David would like to make sure he's delivering the best possible album and he needs just a little more time to do it."
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Josh Hutcherson and Dane Cook to Star in Teen Horror 'Detention'


July 31, 2010 06:56:29 GMT


Josh Hutcherson who is fresh from promoting "The Kids Are All Right" is ready to take on a new project with the companion of Dane Cook. The 17-year-old actor is officially signed to topline "Detention", a teen horror-comedy which he will also produce.

Joseph Kahn, who is known to have directed a lot of music videos including Eminem's as well as the helmer of "Torque", will be on hand to be the director. Kahn is also in charge of the scriptwriting, working together with Mark Palermo.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Mark Sanchez Split From Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Already Moving on to Mystery Brunette


July 31, 2010 06:51:17 GMT


Former "Sopranos" star Jamie-Lynn Sigler has split from American footballer Mark Sanchez after three months of dating. The actress was first romantically linked to Sanchez in April after meeting the New York Jets quarterback at a party in the Big Apple.

The sports hunk attempted to play down the rumors in May, insisting he was just friends with Sigler, but the couple failed to put a stop to the rumors and walked the red carpet together at the 2010 Tony Awards. But Life & Style magazine claims the Sigler and Sanchez have now called time on their relationship and have gone their separate ways.
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Zsa Zsa Gabor Heading to 'Financial Ruin'


July 31, 2010 06:48:44 GMT


Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband Frederic Prinz von Anhalt fears they will have to sell off their Hollywood home as they struggle with "financial ruin" after losing millions to U.S. investment fraudster Bernie Madoff. The aging couple entrusted Madoff with a large chunk of their savings but they lost it all when the conman's Ponzi scheme was revealed in 2008, costing them an estimated $10 million.

Madoff has since been convicted and jailed for life but von Anhalt is finding it difficult to make ends meet as his ailing wife fights to recover from her recent hip replacement surgery. And von Anhalt admits they may be forced to leave their luxury Bel Air mansion and sell other assets because they are in "financial ruin".
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Heidi Montag Files for Divorce From Spencer Pratt, Calling the Split Amicable

July 31, 2010 06:44:58 GMT


"The Hills" star Heidi Montag has filed for divorce from her estranged husband Spencer Pratt. Montag walked out on her former reality TV co-star in May and filed for legal separation in June.

She has now moved to make the marriage split official after lodging a divorce petition in Santa Monica, California Superior Court on Friday, July 30, citing irreconcilable differences. Montag's lawyer, Jodeane Farrell, confirms to People.com: "Heidi has amended her petition for separation and today has filed a petition for dissolution of marriage from Spencer Pratt.
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Evidence Linked to Anna Nicole Smith's Death Ruled Out by Judge

July 31, 2010 06:44:44 GMT


The Los Angeles judge overseeing the Anna Nicole Smith drugs trial has banned prosecutors from presenting evidence linking the model's two doctors and her former attorney to her death. Medics Dr. Sandeep Kapoor and Dr. Khristine Eroshevich have been accused of conspiring with Smith's lawyer lover Howard K. Stern to supply the late star with strong prescription pills in the run-up to her death from an accidental overdose in 2007.

They are awaiting trial on a total of 23 felony charges but Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Robert Perry has forbidden any evidence suggesting their actions led to Smith's demise. The three suspects have not been charged with causing her death and Perry fears they will struggle to receive a fair trial if such allegations arise in court.
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Oksana Grigorieva: Mel Gibson Is Trivializing Domestic Violence


July 31, 2010 06:38:12 GMT


Oksana Grigorieva has blasted ex-boyfriend Mel Gibson for "trivializing domestic violence" in their ongoing legal battle following allegations he attacked the singer during a heated argument earlier this year. The former couple, which split in April, has become embroiled in a bitter court fight over recent weeks as they attempt to thrash out custody arrangements for their young daughter, Lucia.

The public falling out has seen Grigorieva accuse the shamed "Braveheart" star of assault, while audio footage of telephone calls in which the actor can allegedly be heard hurling abuse and vile threats at his partner have leaked online. Gibson's lawyers have denied the allegations of domestic violence and accused the Russian singer of trying to bribe the star for cash in exchange for the audio recordings.
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TCA: '30 Rock' Goes Live for East and West Audience

July 31, 2010 06:28:02 GMT


After four seasons, "30 Rock" will go live for the first time. NBC announced at the Television Critics Association conference on Friday, July 30 that October 14 episode of the comedy series will be a live broadcast from New York's Studio 8H. The cast would perform the episode twice so that both East and West Coast viewers get to see it in the same way.

"I can't imagine a series more suited to do an incredible live episode, thanks to its many cast, writers and producers, who hail from TV's most renowned live series, SNL," Angela Bromstad, NBC's primetime entertainment president said. It was additionally revealed that executive producers Tina Fey and Lorne Michaels were approached with the scheme and took up the challenge immediately.
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Video Premiere: K'naan's 'Bang Bang' Ft. Adam Levine


July 31, 2010 06:16:16 GMT


K'naan's music video in support of his latest single "Bang Bang" has been revealed. It features the Somali-Canadian rapper rapping his verses next to his collaborator Maroon 5's Adam Levine who tackles the singing part. Some fine ladies, in either skimpy clothes or topless, are flashed.

Unlike "Bang Bang", K'naan wants something different for "Fatima" music video. In support of the song which is recorded as a tribute to his childhood friend who was killed in a war, the musician who claims worldwide fame through 2010 World Cup anthem "Wavin' Flag", wants Bollywood theme.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz's Wedding Report Retracted

July 31, 2010 05:16:39 GMT


U.S. tabloid editors have backtracked over reports allegedly confirming the marriage of Alicia Keys and producer Swizz Beatz, blaming the publication of the article on a "technological error".

The couple was said to have exchanged vows in a secret ceremony last Sunday, July 25, with a pregnant Keys reportedly walking down the aisle in a designer Vera Wang gown. A representative for the "No One" hitmaker appeared to confirm the news to UsMagazine.com on Friday, July 30 but the story was pulled from the website hours later and editors posted a retraction, reading: "Alicia Keys hasn't wed. It was a technological error on our behalf - and we apologize."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Leonardo DiCaprio's Slasher Extradited From Canada

July 31, 2010 05:08:42 GMT


A woman accused of slashing Leonardo DiCaprio's face with a glass at a party in 2005 has been extradited from Canada to the U.S. to face a charge of assault stemming from the alleged incident.

Aretha Wilson is said to have hit the "Inception" star during a Hollywood Hills house party thrown by Paris Hilton's ex, film producer Rick Salomon, reportedly leaving the actor requiring 17 stitches to close up a large cut from his ear to his face. She was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon, but fled America before she could face prosecution and went on the run in Canada.
News > Music News

Ozzy Osbourne Slams Record Labels and Downloads

July 31, 2010 05:03:42 GMT


Ozzy Osbourne is "disgusted" by the way new bands are treated by their record labels - accusing music executives of forcing wannabe stars to give up their financial rights in exchange for fame. The former Black Sabbath star is convinced aspiring artists are treated harshly by their music industry bosses these days, and he blames the rise of internet downloads and the fall of CD releases for making labels take more money from their stars.

He tells Thequietus.com, "Nowadays? F**king hell! The other day, I was informed that new bands who've just signed with their record companies have to give away part of their publishing (rights), part of their gig money, part of their concessions, whatever. What the f**k is going on? I wouldn't like to be one of the bands of today. It's f**king disgusting the way they treat the bands..."
News > TV News

Carnie Wilson Sues 'Unstapled', TV Bosses React

July 31, 2010 05:00:18 GMT


Heavyweight singer Carnie Wilson is taking TV network bosses behind her new U.S. reality show "Unstapled" to court to fight for an additional $277,500 in pay. The Wilson Phillips singer filed suit against the executives of the Game Show Network (GSN) on Thursday, July 29, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

She claims was set to receive $120,000 for six weeks of episodes that would be filmed four days a week for six hours a day, for a total of 24 days as part of the series, which chronicles her weightloss battle. But the show actually required 53 days of shooting and Wilson was forced to work much longer hours prior to its premiere on January 14, according to the court documents.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Patricia Clarkson Confident of Not Getting Married


July 31, 2010 04:52:54 GMT


Veteran actress Patricia Clarkson has given up hope of finding a husband at the age of 50, insisting she's "not sad" she never wed. The "Pieces of April" star, who reached the milestone in December, has no fear about the stigma of being a spinster because she's found love before.

She says, "I've never been married so I know marriage is a whole different thing. I know it's much more complicated and there are many more things involved, but yes I have been in love." Clarkson insists marriage just isn't for her - and she's content growing old as a singleton: "I'm just happy in my life and where I am... I have confidence in the fact I never married and I'm not sad about it."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Katy Perry Buys Russell Brand Trip to Outer Space as Birthday Gift

July 31, 2010 04:51:48 GMT


Russell Brand will be celebrating his 35th birthday in outer space as his fiancee Katy Perry has bought him a seat on Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic space ship. "It is true," Virgin Galactic rep Louella Faria tells E! News. "We are very excited to have him on board."

Seats on the ship reportedly cost $200,000. Brand and the other passengers will "jet more than 365,000 feet straight into the Earth's atmosphere at a speed three times faster than the speed of sound." For five minutes, they then can unfasten their seat belts and float weightlessly before returning to Earth.
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Video: Andy Griffith Promoting Health Care Law


July 31, 2010 04:49:20 GMT


Veteran American actor Andy Griffith has returned to the small screen - he's pitching U.S. president Barack Obama's health care law to seniors in a new TV advert. The former "The Andy Griffith Show" star appears in the new ad, insisting "good things are coming" for Medicare recipients, a social insurance programme administered by the American government to provide health insurance coverage for people over 65.

Griffith, 84, touts free preventive check-ups and lower-cost prescriptions for Medicare recipients as just some of the benefits of Obama's health care overhaul, which seeks to expand coverage for the uninsured. The promo is part of a Medicare campaign to educate senior citizens about the new benefits which will be made available next year.
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Trailer of 'Catfish', the Film People Have Been Buzzing About

July 31, 2010 04:25:28 GMT


The first trailer to "Catfish" has been released, generating more curiosity than answering some questions. For a fact, the film which is labeled "documentary" is the one film that critics were raving about at the Sundance Film Festival. However, it is also the film that people who have watched would not spoil for the sake of the element of surprise.

Basically, filmmakers Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost sensed a story unfolding as they began to film the life of Ariel's brother, Nev, in 2007. They had no idea that their project would lead to the most exhilarating and unsettling months of their lives. "A reality thriller that is a shocking product of our times", "Catfish" is a riveting story of love, deception and grace within a labyrinth of online intrigue.
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Lady Antebellum Debut New Version of 'I Run to You' Music Video

July 31, 2010 04:24:29 GMT


Already releasing a music video for "I Run to You" last year, Lady Antebellum add another clip to promote the already hit single. While the old one follows a chain of events, that showcases how one good deed leads to another, this new one features the band performing on a rooftop while people on the street below them are walking backward.

"I Run to You" is taken from the country music trio's self-titled album "Lady Antebellum" which was released in April 2008. It peaked at No. 1 on Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and was certified Platinum in January this year.
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Josh Groban and Selma Blair Spotted Enjoying Date at The Grove


July 31, 2010 03:57:05 GMT


Singer Josh Groban has been linked to actress Selma Blair after the pair was spotted enjoying a romantic date in Hollywood. The "You Raise Me Up" hitmaker was photographed taking the "Hellboy" star to a movie at The Grove shopping center in Los Angeles, showing his chivalrous side by paying for her ticket.

Blair is not the first actress Groban has been involved with - he dated "Mad Men" star January Jones from 2003 until 2006. Meanwhile Blair was married to rocker Ahmet Zappa from 2004 to 2006, when they divorced.
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New Trailers of 'Vampire Diaries' and 'Supernatural'

July 31, 2010 03:53:58 GMT


The CW is all prepared for the Fall season premieres, releasing trailers for two of its powerful series "The Vampire Diaries" and "Supernatural". Unfortunately, unlike the ones played at the San Diego Comic Con, these trailers only summarize last season and add reviews from the media in "Vampire" 's case.

The one for "Vampires" would like to emphasize on how Katherine would stir things up in the second season with her presence in Mystic Falls. Stefan says in the trailer how the evil vampire looks a lot like Elena in the outside but not in the inside. Apparently, this resemblance will be explained in the new season.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Peaches Geldof Denies Marriage Rumor

July 31, 2010 03:48:59 GMT


Bob Geldof's daughter Peaches Geldof has no plans to marry her boyfriend Eli Roth, insisting rumors of an impending wedding are "made up lies". British tabloid reports suggested the 21-year-old is planning to exchange vows with the "Inglourious Basterds" star in the New Year - less than a year after they began dating.

The pair was said to be planning a traditional Jewish ceremony on a New York rooftop and Roth's pal Quentin Tarantino was even named as one of the invited guests. But the socialite has taken to her Twitter.com page to deny the gossip, writing: "Just so everyone knows, Eli and I are not engaged or getting married. The tabloid stories stating this are all, as usual, made up lies."
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Liam Gallagher Will Reform Oasis Only If He's Broke

July 31, 2010 03:45:48 GMT


Liam Gallagher would consider reforming Oasis in the future - but only if he runs out of money. The British rock group split last year after an argument between Gallagher and his guitarist brother Noel Gallagher tore the band apart.

The singer is currently preparing to make a comeback with his new music project Beady Eye, while Noel is working on a solo career. And Gallagher admits he will only make amends with his sibling and reunite the group if he finds himself broke.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Brad Pitt and George Clooney Played Prank on 'Ocean's Thirteen' Producer


July 31, 2010 03:42:06 GMT


Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub was caught out by pranksters Brad Pitt and George Clooney on a boozy flight to Los Angeles - the pair filled his underpants with M&M's after he fell asleep. The trio was flying to back to California after a trip to Italy, where they were promoting their "Ocean's Thirteen" film, when the actors challenged him to a drinking contest.

But the practical jokers didn't tell Weintraub that they were secretly filling their glasses with water. The movie mogul remembers, "We drink one bottle, two bottles - we get on the third bottle and I started feeling woozy, and I never get like that. I could drink forever. These guys are drinking with me and I'm woozy and they're fine."
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Furious Sandra Bullock Wants to Be Removed From Star-Studded Oil Spill PSA

July 31, 2010 03:34:56 GMT


A rep for Sandra Bullock has asked for the actress' part in a public service announcement (PSA) relating to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill to be removed until she can confirm the clip has not been influenced by a coalition of oil companies. The Hollywood actress is among a group of stars, including Blake Lively, Lenny Kravitz and Dave Matthews, who appear in the "Be the One" video for the Restore the Gulf campaign.

Bullock signed up to appear in the clip to promote a petition asking U.S. politicians to put together a fully funded restoration plan to help the beleaguered Gulf Coast, which has been drenched in oil following the collapse of a BP rig in April. But new reports suggest the Louisiana-based group which produced the video, Women of the Storm, has been sponsored by America's Wetland Foundation, an organization allegedly connected to oil companies including BP, Shell and American Petroleum.
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CGI Version of Dawn Treader Ship Revealed in Poster

July 31, 2010 03:26:37 GMT


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"The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader" gives the first full look at the Dawn Treader ship while sailing in the movie's poster. The image is the CGI version of the real ship constructed and made of wood for the filming in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

The third of the "Narnia" franchise, "Dawn Treader", the film follows Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their cousin Eustace and their royal friend King Caspian, who find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to the Dawn Treader. As they embark on an incredible adventure of destiny and discovery, they confront obstacles beyond imagination.
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Black Eyed Peas Rock 'GMA', Announcing New Album 'The Beginning'

July 31, 2010 03:05:33 GMT


Black Eyed Peas visited Central Park on Friday morning, July 30 to perform at "Good Morning America" summer concert series. The group pumped up the crowd with hit singles from their latest album "The E.N.D.". They kicked off with "Boom Boom Pow" and filled the rest of their set with "Rock That Body" and "I Gotta Feeling".

During the interview session with hosts Robin Roberts and Sam Champion, will.i.am teased that the band's new album is on the way, stating they are "up late last night recording." This announcement was met with a roar from the audience.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Lindsay Lohan's Dad Wants Her Doctors Investigated

July 31, 2010 02:58:28 GMT


Lindsay Lohan's father is urging California's Attorney General to investigate the doctors who he alleges "overprescribe" pills for his troubled daughter. Michael Lohan is convinced the "Mean Girls" star has become dependent on medication and he's compiled a list of physicians he claims are responsible - and he wants California's Attorney General Jerry Brown to question them.

In a letter sent to Brown, obtained by TMZ.com, Lohan and his lawyer Lisa Bloom "respectfully request an investigation" into the "unscrupulous doctors" who "overprescribe medications to (Lohan)... in violation of California law". Lohan also claims his daughter has found a "giant legal loophole" to obtain her medications.
News > TV News

Report: Kara DioGuardi Fired From 'American Idol'


July 31, 2010 02:54:01 GMT


Singer/songwriter Kara DioGuardi has been fired from "American Idol" - and is set to be replaced by Aerosmith rocker Steven Tyler, according to a new U.S. report. The revolving door of judges on the TV talent show is spinning once again - Dioguardi is said to have been booted from the judging panel as part of producers' ongoing cast shake-up.

TMZ.com reports TV bosses have finalized deals to recruit both Tyler and Jennifer Lopez, who will join Randy Jackson for a three-judge format on the upcoming 10th season, due to premiere in the U.S. in January.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Meryl Streep Broke Into ABBA's Song at Emily Blunt's Wedding

July 31, 2010 02:48:58 GMT


Meryl Streep joined in the celebrations at Emily Blunt's recent wedding by teaming up with the bride and groom's mums to sing ABBA songs. Blunt tied the knot with actor John Krasinski in a lavish ceremony earlier this month in the grounds of George Clooney's Lake Como villa in Italy.

Clooney, who directed Krasinski in "Leatherheads", hosted the reception, which the happy couple shared with stars including Matt Damon, Bill Nighy and Blunt's "The Devil Wears Prada" co-star Streep. And Streep wasn't afraid to let loose at the party on a cruise around Lake Como, bonding with both Blunt and Krasinski's mums.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Casey Affleck Includes 'Extortionate' in Sexual Harassment Case

July 31, 2010 02:42:55 GMT


The producer suing Casey Affleck for sexual harassment has been accused of withholding "key production documents" from her bosses while trying to negotiate a higher salary, according to new legal filings.

Affleck is being sued for $2 million by Amanda White, a producer on his documentary "I'm Still Here", which follows actor Joaquin Phoenix's attempts to launch a rap career. In a new court submission, Affleck's attorney Marty Singer claims White refused to hand over important paperwork until her contract was finalized, describing her move as "extortionate".
News > Celebrity Gossip

Snooki Was Released After Arrested for Disorderly Conduct


July 31, 2010 02:33:26 GMT


Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi was arrested on July 30 in the New Jersey beach town where "Jersey Shore", the MTV reality series where she stars, is based. According to Seaside Heights Police Chief Thomas Boyd, she was charged with disorderly conduct after other beachgoers reported she was bothering them.

Earlier that day, Snooki was partying on the beach and pouring what appeared to be Coca-Cola into a beer bong, according to TMZ. The publication also reported that the pint-sized star was seen at a local bar taking "body shots."
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'Leverage', 'Closer' and 'Rizzoli and Isles' Renewed

July 31, 2010 02:31:28 GMT


THT has faith in both its new and old series. The cable network has just announced on Friday, July 30 that "Leverage", "The Closer" as well as newbie "Rizzoli & Isles" will all return for the new season which will debut next year.

"TNT has enjoyed tremendous success on Sunday and Monday nights with Leverage, The Closer and Rizzoli & Isles," Michael Wright, executive vice president and head of programming for TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies, said in a statement. "All three shows feature terrific cast, sharp writing and top-notch production teams. We look forward to continued success with new seasons in 2011."
News > Celebrity Gossip

T.I. Ties Knot With Tameka Cottle in Miami Courthouse


July 31, 2010 02:07:37 GMT


Rap superstar T.I. has wed his longtime girlfriend Tameka Cottle after exchanging vows in a courthouse in Miami, Florida on Friday, July 30. The "Live Your Life" hitmaker, real name Clifford Harris, Jr., has been dating former Xscape singer Cottle since 2001 and the couple has two sons together.

They were rumored to be tying the knot in Hawaii last weekend but the claims proved to be false. Instead, the stars became man and wife in a low-key event at a Miami Beach courthouse, reports TMZ.com.
 
 
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