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August 06, 2010

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Ali Fedotowsky and Roberto Martinez Don't Mind Having TV Wedding

August 06, 2010 09:49:15 GMT


"The Bachelorette" star Ali Fedotowsky and Roberto Martinez, who got engaged on the TV show, won't let their fans down by keeping their wedding ceremony a secret. The couple, in fact, doesn't mind if their nuptials is being televised.

During an interview on "Live with Regis and Kelly" on Thursday, August 5, Roberto said, "We've talked about it a little bit. Definitely a possibility." However, 25-year-old former Facebook executive Ali, explained, "[It's] not because we want to be on TV again."
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New 'Resident Evil: Afterlife' Snippet Exposes Albert Wesker

August 06, 2010 09:38:53 GMT


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On the official site of "Resident Evil: Afterlife", more sneak peeks to the film are shared including a video that highlights Albert Wesker, a man behind the Umbrella Corporation. Portrayed by Shawn Roberts, the character is seen easily taking down Ali Larter's Claire Redfield and Wentworth Miller's Chris Redfield but Milla Jovovich's Alice has been waiting to face him.

The upcoming film will follow Alice who continues on her journey to find survivors and lead them to safety in a world ravaged by a virus infection, where its victims are turned into the Undead. Her deadly battle with the Umbrella Corporation reaches new heights, but she gets some unexpected help from an old friend.
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New Videos: Trina's 'My Bitches', Paul Wall's 'Still On'


August 06, 2010 09:23:09 GMT


Adding to the Thursday line-up of music video premieres which include new clips from Eminem, Kanye West, David Archuleta and Tank are visual accompaniments for Trina and Paul Wall's songs. Trina supports her track "My Bitches" and Paul promotes his song "Still On".

Sporting a blonde wig, Trina rocks a black tank top, tight pants, and matching heels. In the Spiff TV-directed video, she is strutting her way through the street of Miami with a number of female pals. As for Paul, he takes it to indoor location for "Still On" with his featured guest Yung Chill backing him.
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New 'Voyage of the Dawn Treader' Trailer Takes Fans Back to Narnia


August 06, 2010 09:09:42 GMT


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Another trailer for "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader" is included in "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" DVD. It mostly highlights the fate of Pevensie children who will return to the magical world of Narnia in the next film. Some fresh scenes are featured in the new trailer, mostly giving a look at the homeland of Aslan where the film is set.

In this third installment of "The Chronicles of Narnia" film franchise, Lucy and Edmund along with their cousin Eustace will join Prince Caspian on the Dawn Treader ship on a mysterious mission to the Lone Islands, and beyond. On this bewitching voyage, they will face magical Dufflepuds, sinister slave traders, roaring dragons and enchanted merfolk. Only an entirely uncharted journey to Aslan's country can save Narnia, and all the astonishing creatures in it, from an unfathomable fate.
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Mel Gibson and Oksana Grigorieva to Be Cleared in DCFS Investigation

August 06, 2010 09:05:42 GMT


Mel Gibson and ex-girlfriend as well as mother of his illegitimate daughter, Oksana Grigorieva, will reportedly no longer deal with extensive interviews concerning the welfare of their baby girl. Radar Online reported that the troubled then-couple will be cleared in the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) investigation.

The site further reported that the investigation, which is technically still ongoing, is about to be closed in approximately two weeks. A source close to Mel said, "The case will be officially closed when several more people that deal with Lucia are officially interviewed, and that should take place in the next few weeks."
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Sean Bean's Wife to End Abusive Marriage

August 06, 2010 08:51:17 GMT


Sean Bean's two-year marriage is over - the actor's fourth wife has filed divorce papers at London's High Court, according to a U.K. report. The "Lord of the Rings" star wed Georgina Sutcliffe in February 2008, but their union came under intense scrutiny just months into their marriage when an argument between the pair allegedly turned violent.

He was arrested by police but Sutcliffe later requested authorities drop the case. Bean was keen to put the controversy behind him and revealed soon afterwards that the couple was trying for a baby. More recently the actor announced the pair was working together on World War II adventure film "Age of Heroes" - but the movie plans have been thrown into doubt after it was revealed Sutcliffe has reportedly filed for divorce.
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Tank Debuts Sultry Music Video for 'Sex Music'


August 06, 2010 08:41:46 GMT


It's been three years since Tank released his own single from his 2007 effort "Sex, Love & Pain", and now he comes back. The R&B singer has a new single titled "Sex Music" and he has premiered a music video for it on Vibe.

Despite the song title, the music video doesn't feature any bed scene but it does see some sexy ladies performing slow, suggestive dance moves. The music video is directed by Collin Tilley, and the song is released as the lead single from Tank's forthcoming studio album "Now or Never".
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David Carradine's Ex-Wife and Widow at War

August 06, 2010 08:40:47 GMT


David Carradine's widow has filed legal papers in a bid to be named the administrator of her late husband's estate. The "Kill Bill" star, 72, was found hanging in the closet of his Bangkok hotel room last June . Investigators found the cause of death to be asphyxiation and Thai police reports suggested he died accidentally during a dangerous solo sex game.

His ex-wife Gail Jensen submitted legal documents before her own death in April, requesting to be named the administrator of his estate, claiming Carradine owed her money. But the actor's widow, Annie Carradine, has hit back at Jensen's legal bid by filing her own claim for control of his estate.
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Lady GaGa Invades Chicago in Spirit at World's Largest GaGa Look-A-like Contest

August 06, 2010 08:34:49 GMT


Lady GaGa was in Chicago, Illinois in spirit on Thursday, August 5 when The World's Largest Lady GaGa Look-A-like Contest was held at State Street Pizza. From her hair, to her fashion, to her strut, some girls impersonated the pop stars and fought for the title of best-looking GaGa impersonator.

One GaGa's imitator tried her best to look like the "Telephone" singer in a white T-shirt, worn-out tight jeans and a bright blonde wig, while another chose a mini black dress, matching stripped heels and red short wig. One impersonator, additionally, opted black swimsuit-like dress and fishnet stockings.
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'Star Wars' TV Series Put on Hold


August 06, 2010 08:32:20 GMT


"Star Wars" creator George Lucas has put plans for a live action TV series based on the legendary sci-fi franchise "on hold" because of financial issues. The 66 year old announced plans for a small screen "Star Wars" spin-off back in 2005 and, after a long hiatus spent writing scripts, he began casting actors for the show last year.

However, fans will have to wait even longer to see the project on TV - it's been put on hold indefinitely. At a recent screening of "The Empire Strikes Back" in Chicago, Illinois, Lucas told the audience the project had been shelved because of budget restraints.
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More Set Pictures of 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' Found

August 06, 2010 08:29:23 GMT


New pictures from the shooting location of "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" have emerged via different sites. One photo shows the Queen Anne's Revenge, Blackbeard's ship, which is now anchored at Heeia Kea Boat Harbor on the Windward side of Oahu, Hawaii.

Ke Alakai, which obtains the image, reports that Johnny Depp has filmed at the ship last week. The depicter of Captain Jack Sparrow was even snapped greeting fans when he emerged from his makeup trailer with his full costume.
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Mark Salling to Release Jazz/Rock Album

August 06, 2010 08:26:03 GMT


Actor Mark Salling is following in the musical footsteps of his "Glee" co-star Matthew Morrison by releasing his own album. The 27 year old plays bad boy footballer Noah 'Puck' Puckerman on the hit TV comedy, about a high school show choir, and regularly shows off his vocals on the program.

But Salling is set to return to his roots as a trained musician for a new solo record and he will be taking inspiration from his favorite artists in rock and jazz. He tells Teen Vogue magazine, "I love nineties stuff like Alice in Chains and Nine Inch Nails... I also love jazz greats like (John) Coltrane, Miles Davis, and Herbie Hancock. I'm combining those two genres to make rock melodic and accessible."
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Man Arrested in Prince Andrew's Home Raid Case

August 06, 2010 08:20:34 GMT


Police have arrested a man on suspicion of breaking into the grounds of Prince Andrew's home in Windsor Great Park, England on Monday, August 2. Police reports suggest four trespassers entered the Royal Lodge estate, where the British royal's ex-wife Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, and their daughters often stay, in a Range Rover early on Monday morning.

No one was home at the time and the intruders sped off after realizing their movements had been caught on security cameras. Prince Andrew is currently on holiday in Scotland with his two daughters, while Ferguson is said to be on vacation in Spain.
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Will Ferrell Needs Fans' Help to Revive 'Anchorman'


August 06, 2010 08:17:59 GMT


Will Ferrell has urged fans to put pressure on executives at film studio Paramount to agree to an "Anchorman" sequel after plans were axed due to mounting costs. "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" - starring Ferrell as a dim-witted newsreader - was a cult hit among moviegoers on its release in 2004 and director Adam McKay wants to bring the comedy back for a follow-up.

Chiefs at Paramount have so far rejected director McKay's plans due to financial issues, and now Ferrell is calling on fans of the film to write to the studio to show their support for a sequel. He says, "We want to make it but now it doesn't look like it's going to happen. Maybe the fans should write in to the studio and get something changed because it's not looking good."
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Harry Connick Jr., Chris Isaak and Shania Twain No Longer on 'Idol' Wish List

August 06, 2010 08:03:41 GMT


Harry Connick Jr., Chris Isaak and Shania Twain are no longer in the running to take over the judging chairs vacated by Ellen DeGeneres and Simon Cowell on TV talent show "American Idol", according to new reports.

The trio has been mentioned as contenders in recent weeks, alongside Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler, Jessica Simpson and Justin Timberlake. A source tells EW.com that Lopez and Tyler are still very much possibilities to sit alongside existing judge Randy Jackson, but all the other celebrities are no longer on the wish list.
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Sofia Vergara Agrees to Naked Bet If 'Modern Family' Wins Emmy

August 06, 2010 07:50:14 GMT


Sofia Vergara says she will not run around naked when "Modern Family" wins at the Primetime Emmy Awards, but she will walk. A guys magnet, the actress who portrays the sexy second wife to Ed O'Neill's Jay Pritchett is answering the challenge put up by the show's team to campaign for an Emmy win.

An ad was put up on Variety last month as part of "for your consideration" campaign, stating that Vergara would run naked down Sunset Boulevard if the show wins in the Best Comedy category over "Nurse Jackie", "30 Rock", "The Office", "Glee" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm". The catch is "Cast member may change without notice."
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Fear Factory Narrowly Escaped Tour Bus Fire


August 06, 2010 07:49:56 GMT


The members of rock act Fear Factory escaped unscathed after a freak fire engulfed their tourbus in the early hours of Thursday morning, August 5. The group was traveling to London after a show in Sheffield, north England when their driver spotted smoke coming from beneath the bus and pulled over on the M1 motorway to investigate.

He then noticed fire and alerted the band and crew to evacuate the bus - but guitarist Dino Cazares reveals not everyone heeded the warnings. A statement from the rocker readers, "Everyone grabbed there (sic) bags and ran off the bus. We stood on the side of the freeway going, 'Thank god we all made it out' until someone noticed our merchandise guy was still asleep on the bus, so our good friend ran back on the smoke-filled bus and got him out just minutes before the bus was completely in flames."
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Sara Rue Wants Big Wedding After Successfully Gaining Slim Figure

August 06, 2010 07:44:56 GMT


Actress Sara Rue has ditched her plans to elope with her teacher fiance - she wants a big, elaborate wedding after shedding 50 pounds. The Eastwick star, 31, became the celebrity spokeswoman for U.S. diet firm Jenny Craig earlier this year and lost 25 pounds in just two months.

She has now dropped even more of her body weight and wants to show off her slim figure in a designer wedding gown when she exchanges vows with teacher Kevin Price. Rue tells OK! magazine, "Before (losing weight) I was like, 'We'll elope and then I don't need to worry about a dress.' Now, I want a big dress and a fancy wedding!"
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Crazy 'Jackass 3D' Trailer Unleashed

August 06, 2010 07:43:23 GMT


Johnny Knoxville has a lot of crazy stunts to do and he combines it with 3-D technology in the next "Jackass" film, "Jackass 3D". Now, Knoxville and his friends' actions have been previewed in the first trailer for the movie which is debuted by Trailer Park Movies's MySpace Blog.

A lot of not-so-child-friendly footage such as the ones which see a man being punched in the face with fish and humans used as target practice will be seen in the movie as they are included in the trailer. Jeff Tremaine is sitting behind the lens for this documentary.
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Barbra Streisand Flattered That She Inspires Jennifer Aniston in Photoshoot

August 06, 2010 07:41:30 GMT


Legendary entertainer Barbra Streisand has praised Jennifer Aniston's attempt at impersonating her style in movie classic "Funny Girl" for a new magazine photoshoot, insisting she did a "wonderful job". The former "Friends" star has long idolized Streisand and jumped at the chance to dress up as the singer/actress for the latest edition of America's Harper's Bazaar.

Aniston bears an uncanny likeness to the Oscar winner in the classy shots and Streisand is impressed by the transformation. In a post on her blog, she writes, "I was very flattered that Jennifer Aniston chose to interpret my style with the photos in Harper's Bazaar."
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Courteney Cox to Appear in Alabama Gulf Beaches PSA

August 06, 2010 07:36:06 GMT


Courteney Cox is set to relive her childhood in her native Alabama for a new public service announcement (PSA) to highlight the state of the state's beaches in the aftermath of the BP oil spill. The former "Friends" star grew up in Birmingham, Alabama and she's determined to remind Americans about the area's coastline, which has been blighted by bad publicity following the explosion of an underwater BP rig in April.

She's scheduled to film a PSA for the Alabama Tourism Department when she finishes shooting her current movie, "Scream 4" - and the board's director Lee Sentell reveals it will be a trip down memory lane for the actress. He tells The Huntsville Times, "Her mother is looking for some old home movies and we've given her several scripts. She'll be talking about her memories of going to Gulf Shores."
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Snoop Dogg Wants Britney Spears for a Duet


August 06, 2010 07:13:09 GMT


Britney Spears might not be releasing new song anytime soon, but when one of her fresh materials is out, it may be a duet with Snoop Dogg. In a video blog, the rapper who backs Katy Perry in her hit single "California Gurls" reveals his willingness to be involved in the "Womanizer" singer's new album.

"Britney Spears, what up? It's big Snoop Dogg. Hit me up so quick and so fast. Somebody sent me a song - said that you wanted me on your album," Snoop said. "I don't know if it's true - if it is hit me back real quick right."
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'True Blood' 3.08 Clips: Sookie Offers Her House for Alcide

August 06, 2010 07:11:47 GMT


Two clips are released ahead of the upcoming "True Blood" episode. One is a conversation between Sookie and Alcide where the latter is concerned about leaving the former for a family emergency. Sookie then offers the werewolf a place to stay in her house.

In an interview with Vanity Fair, Joe Manganiello explained a bit whether Alcide and Sookie's relationship would follow the book the series is based on. "Well, the way that it's been depicted so far in the series is almost exactly in line with the way that the book is. Alcide is in all of the books from the third one on, so the relationship builds from there. But we're still in the infancy stage - them getting to know each other," he said.
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Eminem and Rihanna's Duet Tops U.S. Pop Chart for Third Consecutive Week

August 06, 2010 07:05:19 GMT


Eminem and Rihanna continue to dominate the U.S. pop charts - their hit single "Love the Way You Lie" is number one for the third consecutive week. The collaboration keeps Katy Perry's "California Gurls" at number two on the Billboard Hot 100, while another of her tracks, "Teenage Dream", climbs from 20 to enter the top 10 at seven.

The rest of the top four also remains unchanged - British R&B singer Taio Cruz sits in third place with "Dynamite", while "Airplanes" by B.o.B and Hayley Williams is at four.
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Lil Wayne to Be More Aware of His Situation and Status Once He's Released

August 06, 2010 07:04:08 GMT


Incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne has vowed to act "more carefully" once he's released from prison later this year, insisting he's using his time behind bars to reflect on his mistakes. The rapper, real name is Dwayne Carter, is serving time at New York's tough Rikers Island prison after pleading guilty to charges of gun possession.

But Wayne insists he'll be ready to move on from his troubled past when he's a free man and he'll be more aware of being a celebrity target. In a phone interview with U.S. radio station Hot 97, he explains, "Everybody says that you're here for a reason. I search for that reason every day."
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'Justice League' Movie Is Given Tentative Green Light


August 06, 2010 07:03:25 GMT


"Justice League" movie is not dead. Instead, the movie is a go since Warner Bros. allegedly has given a tentative green light to the project. Comic Book Movie (CBM), which does not mention who their source is, reports that actors are quietly being pursued to test for the roles though the film is still in "very, very early stages" with no script being officially worked on.

The basic plot, however, is said to have been outlined. And there is already a list of DC superheroes who will be featured in the film, which is previously titled "Justice League Mortal". Green Lantern, The Flash, Wonder Woman, Aquaman and Martian Manhunter are said among the current line up but it does not rule out possibility that Superman and/or Batman will eventually make their way into the script.
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Eric Johnson's Estranged Wife Warns Jessica Simpson That He's Broke

August 06, 2010 06:45:28 GMT


The estranged wife of Jessica Simpson's new boyfriend Eric Johnson has warned the singer to be wary of the retired American footballer's motives because he is "plain out of money". Keri Johnson was married to the ex-San Francisco 49ers star for five years and they are currently in the process of divorcing.

Simpson is rumored to have begun dating the sportsman in May and they recently went public with their romance when they celebrated the blonde beauty's 30th birthday in Italy. In July, Johnson decided to scrap plans to go back to school and study business at the University of Pennsylvania - and now Keri fears her ex is exploiting his relationship with Simpson to boost his own profile as he's been out of work since 2008.
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Paul Dano Taking Drag-Queens Private Lessons to Prepare 'The Extra Man' Role

August 06, 2010 06:44:55 GMT


Actor Paul Dano prepared himself for his raunchy cross-dressing role in "The Extra Man" by taking private lessons at a New York school for drag queens. The "There Will Be Blood" star admits he was nervous about putting on a red slip and getting spanked by model-turned-actress Patti D'Arbanville in the new film, based on a novel by Jonathan Ames.

So he booked a private lesson in February with Veronica Vera of Miss Vera's Finishing School for Boys Who Want to Be Girls to make sure he was fully prepared to wear women's wigs and lingerie.
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Steve Carell Shares Oscars Night Disaster

August 06, 2010 06:44:19 GMT


Steve Carell is wary of throwing dinner parties after he suffered an Oscars night disaster with friends. "The Office" star and his wife invited a group of pals around for a meal while they watched the glitzy awards ceremony on TV several years ago.

But the evening turned into a comedy of errors and the disappointed group ended up searching for the Academy results online after missing the show. He tells Total Film magazine, "My wife and I once had a dinner party where we invited a bunch of our friends around to watch the Oscars, and we decided that we would record it, have dinner, then fast forward through to all the good moments."
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Katie Holmes' Fashion Line Contract With Barneys Extended

August 06, 2010 06:43:50 GMT


Katie Holmes' venture into the fashion world has proved a big success - her Holmes & Yang collection will continue to be sold at U.S. department store Barneys for another eight months. The Hollywood star teamed up with her stylist Jeanne Yang to launch the line in 2009 and they agreed a deal to stock the clothes in the high-end shop.

The fashion pieces are selling so well, Barneys bosses have extended the contract taking them into 2011 - netting the actress an estimated $5 million pay cheque. A source tells America's OK! magazine, "Katie loves being in the studio and sketching designs. She sees this as her long-term future."
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Ex-Wife to Fight Against Estate for Planning to Sell Gary Coleman's Utah Home

August 06, 2010 06:43:11 GMT


Gary Coleman's ex-wife Shannon Price is fuming after learning the actor's estate administrator is looking to sell the late star's Utah home. Court-appointed administrator Robert Jeffs filed a court motion on Wednesday, August 4, requesting a judge's permission to remove the former child actor's belongings from the house so he can redecorate and place it on the market.

He wants to list the house and an adjacent lot for $324,000, because he's convinced the estate lacks the money to keep up with the monthly mortgage payments. Coleman still owed $325,158 on the mortgage at the time of his death in May. But the "Diff'rent Strokes" star's ex-wife, Shannon Price, is angry at the decision because it was the couple's marital home, reports TMZ.
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AdeChike Torbert Sent Home, 'SYTYCD' Top 3 Revealed


August 06, 2010 06:30:44 GMT


"So You Think You Can Dance" is getting closer to the seventh season final. Top 11 is now down to Top 3 with the elimination of AdeChike Torbert on Thursday, August 5. The contemporary dancer from Brooklyn, New York was the last called among the four dancers after the solo performances.

He was indeed the only dancer who received any real negative feedback throughout the performance night. Even during the solo performance, the judges had nothing pleasant to tell him except for "we're glad you tried."
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Denzel Washington Is 'Unstoppable' in First Movie Trailer

August 06, 2010 06:29:01 GMT


The 20th Century Fox has premiered the first full trailer for "Unstoppable". It opens with a part where Chris Pine's Will Gordon greets Denzel Washington's Frank Barnes. As they work together, they exchange stories about their families.

The flat scenes then turn into intense ones after Rosario Dawson's Connie Hooper learns that a half-mile-long freight train carrying combustible liquids and poisonous gas is runaway without a man controlling it. Now veteran engineer Barnes and his conductor Gordon are in a race against time to prevent the unmanned train from wiping out a city.
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Snippet of Katy Perry's 'Teenage Dream' Music Video


August 06, 2010 06:11:26 GMT


While the likes of Eminem, David Archuleta and Kanye West chose to premiere their music video on August 5 for their singles; "Love the Way You Lie", "Something 'Bout Love" and "Power" respectively, Katy Perry on that day prefers to release a sneak peek to her own clip. The snippet features her enjoying a road trip with her lover played by Josh Kloss, frolicking and partying with him and some friends.

The song is taken from Katy Perry's new album of the same name "Teenage Dream" which is due in United States on August 24. The music video is directed by Yoann Lemoine and going to be premiered in full next week, on August 10.
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President Obama Has Oprah Winfrey on His 49th Birthday Celebration

August 06, 2010 06:01:58 GMT


President Barack Obama shared his birthday with one of the most influential celebrities in the world, Oprah Winfrey. Obama, who turned 49 on Wednesday, August 4, celebrated his special day at one of his hometown's best restaurants, Graham Elliot in Chicago.

Beside having Winfrey as the company, Obama was also joined by Oprah's famous best pal Gayle King, senior adviser Valerie Jarrett and his longtime pals Eric Whittaker and Marty Nesbitt. USA Today reported that the U.S. President, who opted a dark jacket, white shirt and no tie, spent more than three hours at the restaurant and left about 10:50 P.M.
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Katy Perry Explains Decision to Marry Russell Brand After Short Dating

August 06, 2010 04:51:47 GMT


Pop star Katy Perry has defended her decision to wed Russell Brand so soon after meeting, insisting the British comedian has helped to stabilize her hectic life. The "I Kissed a Girl" hitmaker first met Brand at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards and the couple became engaged in December the same year during a romantic holiday in India.

She admits her friends and family were shocked at the speed at which their romance progressed, but Perry is convinced he's exactly what she needs to keep her grounded. In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, she says, "Some people were like, 'Whoa, marriage so soon - your whole life!' But Russell has really made me more stable. I'm burning at such incredible speed that I need someone stronger than me."
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Lady GaGa Celebrates Gay Marriage Ruling With Writing Music

August 06, 2010 04:51:22 GMT


Lady GaGa was so overjoyed to hear officials in California have taken a step towards overturning the state's gay marriage ban, she "instantly" began writing new music to celebrate. Same-sex marriage was legalized in the state in 2008, but the decision was reversed just six months later by the controversial Proposition 8 bill.

On Wednesday, August 4, a top U.S. judge branded the Prop 8 legislation "unconstitutional", paving the way for the ban to be lifted for good. Lady Gaga, who is an avid supporter of gay rights issues and dedicated her recent hit Alejandro to her loyal homosexual fanbase, admits she was overwhelmed by the news and began working on new songs straight away to mark the occasion.
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Wyclef Jean Quits Yele Haiti Organization Ahead of Presidential Run

August 06, 2010 04:51:02 GMT


Hip-hop star Wyclef Jean has resigned as the head of his Haiti aid charity as he prepares to formally announce his campaign to run for president of his native country. The Fugees rapper is expected to officially declare his run for office on Thursday, August 5 after weeks of speculation. And he's fueled the reports by stepping down from the Yele Haiti organization he established in 2005 to benefit his beloved country, revealing the decision will be effective immediately.

Businessman Derek Q. Johnson has taken over as president of the charity. In a statement released on Thursday morning, Jean pledged to continue supporting Haiti as citizens continue to rebuild their lives following the devastating earthquake in January.
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Sofia Vergara Slams Gordon Ramsay for Criticizing Her Favorite Dessert


August 06, 2010 04:50:37 GMT


Colombian actress Sofia Vergara hurled insults at chef Gordon Ramsay in front of late night U.S. TV audiences on Wednesday, August 4 - declaring the Brit "ignorant" after he criticized her favorite South American dessert. Vergara followed the "Hell's Kitchen" star as a guest on comedian Jay Leno's "The Tonight Show", and the host treated the pair to a taste of her favorite Colombian sweet, dulce de leche.

But the "Modern Family" actress was outraged when Ramsay spat out a mouthful of the dessert behind his chair and yelled: "It tastes like s**t fudge... You can take it back to f**king Colombia!" Appearing genuinely offended, Vergara rose from her seat to feign slapping Ramsay.
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Stephanie Seymour's Husband Sued by Ex-Employees

August 06, 2010 04:49:58 GMT


Media mogul Peter Brant is facing more legal woes as he battles Stephanie Seymour in the divorce courts - he is accused of withholding $1.1 million (733,330 pound sterling) from two former employees. Former Interview magazine sales executives Greg Montana and Michelle Decker have filed suit against publisher Brant and the magazine's chief financial officer, Deb Blasucci, reports the New York Post.

The suit comes as Brant and former supermodel Seymour battle for custody of their three children. But a representative for the billionaire has dismissed the claims from Montana and Decker, insisting the publisher was only named in an effort to bring attention to the suit.
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Julia Roberts Wowed Husband by Joining Half-Marathon

August 06, 2010 04:49:35 GMT


Actress Julia Roberts turned athlete when she ran a half-marathon in 2009 - to shock husband Danny Moder and prove to their kids women could do something "cool" and "powerful". The "Pretty Woman" star hated exercise before she signed up to run the Santa to the Sea race in Oxnard, California in December last year.

But she vowed to compete in the 13.1 mile (21 kilometer) challenge to impress her athletic husband Moder and their three kids, three-year-old Henry and five-year-old twins, daughter Hazel and son Finn. And finishing the run proved to be a life-changing experience for the star.
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Kanye West Is Man of 'Power' in New Music Video

August 06, 2010 04:38:53 GMT


Kanye West's "Power" music video has been out right after MTV's hit reality show "Jersey Shore". Like he has warned before, it's not a music video, but a moving painting. Created by contemporary artist Marco Brambilla, it kicks off with Kanye's close-up shot.

While the painting is zoomed in to reveal the rap mogul as a man of power standing imposingly with a heavy, gold chain around his neck and being surrounded by a number of female attendants, the song is played on the background, but it only lasts around 70 seconds. After that, the painting is muted.
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Robbie Williams and Ayda Field to Wed on August 7

August 06, 2010 04:27:59 GMT


Robbie Williams and longtime girlfriend Ayda Field will take their relationship to the ultimate level on Saturday, August 7, The Sun reported. The famous couple is said to swap vows in an intimate ceremony on a romantic island off Los Angeles, the island of Santa Catalina, which has become a favorite spot for honeymooners.

According to the site, newlyweds-to-be Robbie and Ayda have told their family and close friends about the nuptial date last week. However, Robbie's Take That bandmates, Gary Barlow, Mark Owen, Jason Orange and Howard Donald, reportedly will not be present at the ceremony because they had all booked family holidays.
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Whoopi Goldberg Explains Feud With White House Crasher

August 06, 2010 04:24:20 GMT


At the Thursday, August 5 episode of "The View", Whoopi Goldberg took the chance to explain the real situation behind the allegation that she hit the talk show's guest Michaele Salahi. The host admitted that she launched "choice words" at "The Real Housewives of D.C." star but denied that she hit her. And Whoopi has a tape to prove it.

Whoopi did not want to extend further into the show to address the situation. Immediately after she sat on the chair, she showed a clip of what happened on the said episode when she appeared from the backstage and startled Michaele from behind. It was then shown from a different angle where it was clear that Whoopi lightly touched Michaele's side instead of giving her a hit.
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Mark Wahlberg Would Return to Rap If Justin Bieber Asks

August 06, 2010 04:01:31 GMT


Mark Wahlberg would only consider returning to his rap roots if he was asked to collaborate with Justin Bieber - because his young daughter is a big fan of the teen star. The Hollywood actor began his career as a member of his brother Donnie Wahlberg's band New Kids On The Block, but left to create his own group, Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch.

Wahlberg swapped music for acting in the 1990s and went on to carve out a successful Hollywood career, putting his days as Marky Mark firmly behind him. But the star admits he would consider returning to music if Bieber asked him to record a collaboration.
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U2 Expected to Headline 2011 Glastonbury

August 06, 2010 03:56:34 GMT


The organizer of Britain's legendary Glastonbury festival has confirmed he's asked Irish rockers U2 to headline next year's event. The band was forced to pull out of its slot at this year's festival after frontman Bono underwent emergency back surgery, with Damon Albarn's Gorillaz stepping in to take U2's place.

Organizer Michael Eavis has now revealed he's invited the band to make its Glastonbury debut in 2011, although he's still waiting to have the offer confirmed. Eavis has also admitted he's booked the two other headline acts for 2011, but refused to name them.
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Laurence Fishburne's Daughter on Porn Decision: It's Something I Always Wanted to Do


August 06, 2010 03:53:45 GMT


After stating she wanted to follow the success of Kim Kardashian's sex tape, Laurence Fishburne's daughter Montana Fishburne disclosed another reason behind her decision to star in a porno flick, which will be released by Vivid Entertainment on August 10. "It's something I always wanted to do," Montana recently told People.

"Being in an adult film is not a big deal to me," Montana went on. "I have always been comfortable in my body and with my sexuality. I am not in porn to get into acting. I am in porn because I wanted to be in porn," she continued, dismissing speculations that her porn move is part of a serious push to break into Hollywood.
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Rapper Vanilla Ice Turns to DIY Network

August 06, 2010 03:53:15 GMT


Rapper Vanilla Ice is indulging his love of home improvement by signing up to host a new DIY TV show. The "Ice Ice Baby" hitmaker - real name Robert Van Winkle - is set to present The Vanilla Ice Project for America's DIY Network.

A rep for the channel insists the star's renovation experience makes him the perfect host for a home make-over show. The spokesperson says, "Over the last 15 years, Rob has taught himself the basics of home improvement through hands-on experience."
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David Archuleta Is a Loner in 'Something 'Bout Love' Music Video


August 06, 2010 03:50:46 GMT


David Archuleta is going through a long road, wandering on the streets by himself during a hot summer day. Various scenes where people are seen lending a helping hand for those in need are additionally captured in this clip directed by Declan Whitebloom.

"The video and the song are about people who are feeling a little down and a little alone ... and just feeling a little frustrated with love or their situation in life," he said of the video. "Even though you might feel down with love, there's something about it you shouldn't give up on."
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First Footage From 'Butter' Starring Jennifer Garner and Hugh Jackman

August 06, 2010 03:43:08 GMT


First look at upcoming comedy titled "Butter" has been obtained in a form of behind-the-scene video since Entertainment Tonight recently had a chance to visit the film's set. In this five-minute snippet, major cast such as Jennifer Garner, Hugh Jackman, Olivia Wilde and Ashley Greene are describing their characters.

In between the interviews, there are glimpses of footage from the making of the film. The most prominent part is probably the one when Jackman's character is seen trying to pursue Garner's by recalling their old memories.
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Julia Roberts' 'Eat, Pray, Love' Gets Support From Hindus

August 06, 2010 03:38:07 GMT


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Leading Hindus have given Julia Roberts' new film the thumbs up and hope the movie adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert's travel memoir "Eat, Pray, Love" encourages fans to find out more about the religion.

In the film, Roberts, as Gilbert, travels to India as part of a spiritual pilgrimage and learns all about yoga, meditation and life in an ashram. It's believed the actress actually visited the site of Gilbert's spiritual awakening.
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Justin Bieber Braved Through Illness at Concert


August 06, 2010 03:32:11 GMT


Justin Bieber battled through a mystery illness to perform a show on Wednesday, August 4 night - then thanked fans for inspiring him to finish the concert. The "Baby" hitmaker suddenly felt unwell midway through a gig in Orlando, Florida and aides advised him to quit his set early.

But the singer bravely soldiered on - and after departing the stage he took to his page on microblogging website Twitter.com to thank supporters for helping him through the show. He writes, "Orlando that was a crazy night... I actually got sick in the middle of the show and they wanted to cancel but the show must go on and the fans gave me my second wind... So thank u to everyone for being so incredible tonight."
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Kelly Osbourne Won't Fall Back to Drugs Due to Luke Worrall

August 06, 2010 03:28:46 GMT


Kelly Osbourne has blasted reports her mother Sharon Osbourne is worried she will sink back into drug addiction following her split from model Luke Worrall. Reality TV star Kelly called off her 16-month engagement to Worrall last month after allegedly discovering he had cheated on her.

Following their split, reports surfaced suggesting rock matriarch Sharon was concerned her daughter, who recently sobered up after several stints in rehab, might relapse to relieve her heartache. But Kelly is adamant the rumors are untrue, and has also dismissed reports linking her to a new man.
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Emma Watson 'Feels Incredible' Cutting Off Her Hair


August 06, 2010 03:25:02 GMT


"Harry Potter" star Emma Watson has made a magical style transformation. The Hermione Granger of the wizard movie series chopped off all her locks "a few days ago" and posted her picture with the new haircut on her Facebook page on Thursday, August 5.

"Dear all. Cut my hair off a few days ago... Feels incredible. I love it," Emma, who is celebrating her freedom from the franchise, wrote along with the shot. "I've wanted to do this for years and years; it's the most liberating thing ever. Hope you like. Big love from Emma x."
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Joshua Jackson Considers Coming to 'Vampire Diaries'

August 06, 2010 03:14:22 GMT


"The Vampire Diaries" may get a visit from Joshua Jackson, probably the biggest guest that the show could bring in so far. At the June San Diego Comic Con, the actor took the chance to meet his former producer on "Dawson's Creek", Kevin Williamson, who is now running the successful vampire series on The CW.

Jackson was at the convention to promote his starring vehicle "Fringe" which panel happened to take place an hour before "Vampire Diaries". Confessing to E! Online that there was a talk between him and Williamson about a cameo, Jackson joked, "It turns out that [Williamson] is not making a comedy with 'The Vampire Diaries'."
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Director of Justin Bieber's 3D Movie Drops Out to Concentrate on His Own Project


August 06, 2010 03:07:29 GMT


Justin Bieber's upcoming 'movie memoir' has been dealt a setback - the director of the project has quit. Oscar-winner Davis Guggenheim walked away from working with the Canadian pop sensation on Tuesday, August 3 to concentrate on promoting his new movie, "Waiting for "Superman" ".

Paramount Pictures executives are said to have already begun a search for Guggenheim's replacement, reports Deadline.com. The 3D movie, due in theatres in February 2011, will tell the story of Bieber's stellar rise to fame and will also feature concert scenes.
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'Saw 8' Is Planned, Said to Have 'Amazing Story'


August 06, 2010 03:05:59 GMT


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It seems that Lionsgate Films is not going to end "Saw", the most successful horror franchise of all time, in foreseeable future. Despite wide belief that "Saw 3D" is the last that people will get from the film series, Betsy Russell says that there is already an idea for "Saw 8".

"Before we thought it was ending [with 'Saw VII'], the writers came up with an unbelievable idea [for 'Saw 8']," she reveals to New York Post's PopWrap. Russell, who has joined the cast of the franchise since "Saw III", further gushes, "It's an amazing story that I would love to see."
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Ke$ha Calls Ex-Manager's Lawsuit 'Sad and Cynical'

August 06, 2010 03:03:49 GMT


Ke$ha is hitting back at her former managers' allegations she owes them money after failing to honor a commission deal, insisting she fired the representatives in 2008. Bosses at DAS Communications Inc. filed a $14 million lawsuit against the singer in May, claiming she signed a contract in 2006 agreeing to pay the firm 20 per cent of her earnings if they secured her a big music deal.

Ke$ha was reportedly allowed to terminate their business relationship within a year if they failed to do so - they maintain she dismissed the deadline and continued to work with DAS. But the "TiK ToK" hitmaker wants the suit thrown out, according to new documents filed in New York State Court.
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The Beach Boys NOT Encouraging Label to Sue Katy Perry

August 06, 2010 03:01:34 GMT


The Beach Boys have distanced themselves from a legal complaint which takes aim at Katy Perry over her hit single "California Gurls" - insisting it was not their idea to threaten court action over the song. Executives at the band's Rondor Music record label served Perry's Capitol Records bosses with a legal notice, claiming a line in Snoop Dogg's rap infringes copyright of the band's 1965 hit "California Girls".

The lyric, "I wish they all could be California Girls", was reportedly removed from Perry's song following the complaint, which demanded a writing credit for original Beach Boys' Mike Love and Brian Wilson.
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Emma Watson Replaced by Rosie Huntington-Whiteley as Burberry Face

August 06, 2010 02:56:53 GMT


Emma Watson has reportedly been dropped as the face of British fashion brand Burberry and replaced by model/actress Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. The 20 year old stepped in front of the camera to model for Burberry last year, and has appeared in a number of advertising campaigns for the brand.

But bosses at the fashion house have now allegedly decided to make a change in favor of the Victoria's Secret star, whose profile has been raised in recent months after she was hired to replace Megan Fox in the "Transformers" franchise. A source tells Britain's The Sun, "Emma was a huge success. Everyone expected her to be used again."
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Mike Tyson Sued for $115 Million for Allegedly Stealing Moniker

August 06, 2010 02:50:05 GMT


Mike Tyson is facing legal action from a retired boxer who alleges the former champ stole his "Iron Mike" nickname 25 years ago. Former professional fighter Mike Landrum has filed a $115 million lawsuit in federal court in Los Angeles, claiming he coined the nickname in 1983 - two years before Tyson began his professional career in 1985.

Landrum maintains he owns the trademark to the moniker and insists he was "hindered from getting any major title fights or sponsorships because of the name confusion". A representative for "The Hangover" star has brushed off the suit, telling TMZ.com, "Mike's legal team hasn't seen the paperwork yet, but they are confident the case holds no merit."
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Naomi Campbell Accused of Telling Lies in Court


August 06, 2010 02:44:52 GMT


Naomi Campbell was sensationally accused of lying at a war crimes trial on Thursday, August 5. The British beauty took the stand at The Hague, Netherlands, over claims she accepted blood diamonds - illicit gem stones which are sold to finance conflicts - from former Liberian President Charles Taylor in 1997.

Campbell told the hearing a pouch of stones was delivered to her by two unknown men after a dinner party, and she did not consider the gift could have been from Taylor until the following morning, when actress Mia Farrow told her it was "obviously" from the politician.
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Wyclef Jean Registered as Haiti Presidential Contender

August 06, 2010 02:40:45 GMT


Haitian-born hip-hop artist Wyclef Jean has filed for Haiti presidential contender on Thursday, August 5, Reuters reported. After filing the paperwork to run for president, Jean told cheering supporters in a downtown area of Port-au-Prince, "I would like to tell (U.S.) President Barack Obama that the United States has Obama and Haiti has Wyclef Jean."

Jean added, "This is the only president who will dance when Creole hip-hop is being played." Jean filed the papers at the electoral council to run as a candidate for the Viv Ansanm (Live Together) political party. The list of official candidates will be published on August 17, while the ballot will be held on November 28.
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Justin Timberlake to Voice Two Characters on 'Cleveland Show'

August 06, 2010 02:38:43 GMT


Justin Timberlake will show his comedy chops by voicing not only one but two characters on FOX's "The Cleveland Show". The singer turns actor's representative has confirmed that he will be the voice of Paul and Booger in the episode airing February 2011. "Justin is just hysterical!" praised show's creator Rich Appel.

Providing more details to the new characters, MTV News stated that Paul is the boyfriend of Jason Sudeikis' Terry. "Terry falls in love with a guy voiced by Justin," Appel then told Us Weekly. Meanwhile, Booger is none other than a "singing booger" belonging to Cleveland's stepson Rallo.
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James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Bill Nighy and More Team Up to Save UKFC

August 06, 2010 02:38:26 GMT


More than 50 British actors including James McAvoy, Emily Blunt and Bill Nighy have teamed up to fight a decision to shut down the UK Film Council (UKFC). The UKFC, which was established to develop and promote British cinema, has fallen victim to massive spending cuts as the country's new government attempts to curb spiraling debt.

But the stars credit the organization with their career successes - and claim axing the council will destroy the "backbone" of Britain's film industry. A joint letter from the stars to Britain's Daily Telegraph newspaper reads: "We all owe any success we have had in our acting careers, to varying degrees, to films supported by the UK Film Council."
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Two 'Green Lantern' Sequels Already Plotted for 2012 and 2013


August 06, 2010 02:28:09 GMT


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"Green Lantern" has yet to wrap production but there is already rumor that a trilogy is planned. Bleeding Cool claims to have heard the buzz "from certain bragging production staff" that filmmakers have projected release schedules for both sequels.

"Green Lantern 2" is probably announced for either a Summer or Christmas 2012 release, "depending on where 'The Flash' movie fits in." And if the first film becomes a hit at box office like they are expecting, Warner Bros. reportedly will give a green light for the third film which is aimed for 2013 release.
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Video Premiere: Eminem's 'Love the Way You Lie' Ft. Rihanna


August 06, 2010 02:16:59 GMT


The wait is over as Eminem's highly-anticipated music video for his duet track with Rihanna "Love the Way You Lie" is out for viewing pleasure. Featuring top-notch actors Megan Fox and Dominic Monaghan, it follows a tumultuous relationship with a lot of violent scenes.

The music video is directed by Joseph Kahn and based on the troubled relationship between Eminem and his two-time ex-wife, Kim. "[It's] essentially a look at the relationship that Eminem was in with his wife, Kim, so I kind of felt like I was playing Eminem a little bit, and Megan Fox was kind of playing Kim," Monaghan told MTV.
 
 
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