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August 07, 2010

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No More Justin Bieber, Kanye West and Lady GaGa Videos on MTV Online Platforms

August 07, 2010 08:03:29 GMT

Following failure to reach a win-win solution with Universal Music Group, MTV has to face the fact that UMG music videos get pulled out of their online platforms, including VH1 and CMT. It means the likes of Justin Bieber, Kanye West, Lady GaGa and Eminem will not have their clips played on the websites anymore.
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First Look at James Franco in Danny Boyle's '127 Hours'

August 07, 2010 08:02:55 GMT

After his Oscar-winning movie "Slumdog Millionaire", Danny Boyle has spent his time working on "127 Hours" that is claimed to take an audience on a never before experienced journey and prove what we can do when we choose life. Now, the first look at the film as well as the main character has been obtained by Entertainment Weekly.
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First Trailer of U.S. 'Top Gear' Released

August 07, 2010 07:45:45 GMT

A trailer for the U.S. version of "Top Gear" was played during History's presentation at the Television Critics Association tour on Friday, August 6. This is an adaptation of the successful BBC series where a secret race driver will test vehicles and celebrities will be invited for interviews and to drive vehicles around a test track.
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Joey Kramer Remains Optimistic About Steven Tyler's Part on 'American Idol'

August 07, 2010 07:34:02 GMT

Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer hopes his bandmate Steven Tyler does land a job as an "American Idol" judge because a stint on the reality show would expose the group to a whole new generation of fans. Rumors have been rife about who will replace original judge Simon Cowell and comedienne Ellen DeGeneres, who quit after just one season, and Tyler is one of many stars linked to the vacant role.
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Faux Posters for 'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World' Show Lucas Lee's Filmography

August 07, 2010 07:27:31 GMT

Some new posters from "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" have emerged, but they are not released to promote the movie. Instead, the art works are parts of properties used for the filming since they are posters for Chris Evans' character Lucas Lee's movies.
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With Original Frontman, Van Halen to Release New Album in 2011

August 07, 2010 07:12:28 GMT

Rockers Van Halen are back in the studio with original frontman David Lee Roth and will release their first studio album in more than two decades in 2011. The group completed its reunion tour with Roth in 2008 and many fans expected them to follow up the road success with a new record, but there was no word on any upcoming projects.
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Bono Made Triumphant Return as U2 After Back Surgery

August 07, 2010 07:11:25 GMT

U2 rocker Bono made a triumphant return to the stage in Turin, Italy on Friday, August 6, three months after he was forced to undergo emergency back surgery. The Irish band had to postpone the North American trek of its world tour and scrap its headlining slot at Britain's Glastonbury festival in June after Bono was admitted to hospital for the operation in May.
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Mickey Rourke Nearly Shot Man During His Time as Debt Collector

August 07, 2010 07:10:43 GMT

Hollywood tough guy Mickey Rourke nearly shot a man during his work as a debt collector, when his gun misfired during a heated exchange with a delinquent borrower. Before he found fame, "The Wrestler" star agreed to collect money for a man he will only refer to as "Uncle so-and-so" in his native New York, because he thought the job was "gangster".
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Danish Royal Princess Mary Expecting Twins

August 07, 2010 07:10:13 GMT

Danish royal Princess Mary is pregnant with twins. The 38 year old's third and fourth children with Crown Prince Frederik, the heir to the thrown, are due in January, a representative for the royal court has announced.
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10 Fascinating Facts About Birthday Star, David Duchovny

August 07, 2010 07:09:46 GMT

"The X Files" star David Duchovny will be celebrating on Saturday, August 7 - he has reached the stellar age of 50. Born on August 7, 1960, Duchovny abandoned plans for a teaching career in his 20s to pursue his love of acting, enjoying a recurring role in cult TV show "Twin Peaks" before shooting to fame as alien-chasing FBI agent Fox Mulder in the hit sci-fi series.
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Original 'V' Star Jane Badler Cast as Anna's Mom

August 07, 2010 07:08:58 GMT

Back at San Diego Comic Con in July this year, "V" showrunner Scott Rosenbaum said that they will introduce Anna's mother in the new season. Keeping the details short, Rosenbaum did not say that they had someone from the original series in mind.
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Bodyguard Testifies Anna Nicole Smith's Boyfriend Supplied Her With Drugs

August 07, 2010 07:05:50 GMT

Anna Nicole Smith's bodyguard witnessed the late model's lawyer boyfriend Howard K. Stern supply the star with drugs in the months before she died from an accidental overdose, a court has heard. Stern is currently on trial in California, along with doctors Khristine Eroshevich and Sandeep Kapoor, accused of conspiring to provide Smith with strong prescription pills in the run-up to her death in 2007.
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Miley Cyrus to Shoot 'Who Owns My Heart' Music Video This Weekend

August 07, 2010 06:35:02 GMT

Miley Cyrus is going to Detroit, Michigan this weekend. The "Hannah Montana" star is scheduled film visuals for "Who Owns My Heart", the next single from her third studio album "Can't Be Tamed".
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Taylor Swift Could Be Back for 'Valentine's Day' Spin-Off

August 07, 2010 06:21:29 GMT

Taylor Swift may not the best actor in "Valentine's Day" but New Line Cinema allegedly still wants her for the follow-up. The singer/actress is reported to appear in "New Year's Eve" which will serve as a spin-off to the 2009 star-studded film though director Garry Marshall previously said he will not maintain the original cast except Hector Elizondo.
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Video Premiere: Alesha Dixon's 'Drummer Boy'

August 07, 2010 06:05:23 GMT

Alesha Dixon "Drummer Boy" music video which is directed by Ray Kay has made its way out for viewing pleasure. The British singer is seen sitting on a throne with two shirtless men guarding her on both sides. She also joins a number of dancers in energetic drum moves.
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Sandra Bullock Granted Permanent Restraining Order Against Longtime Stalker

August 07, 2010 05:00:32 GMT

On Friday morning, August 6, Sandra Bullock has been granted a permanent restraining order against a man who has a history of stalking her and allegedly traveled cross-country to try to meet her after being released from a mental hospital, TMZ reported. The order will remain in place for three years.
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Eminem Tops European Albums Chart for Five Weeks

August 07, 2010 04:48:07 GMT

Eminem is still in "Recovery" in Europe - his record has made it five weeks atop the continent's album chart. The rapper's reign keeps Lady GaGa's "The Fame" at number two, while dance DJ David Guetta climbs one place to three with "One Love".
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Yoko Ono: The Beatles' Digital Catalog Won't Be Available Soon

August 07, 2010 04:47:06 GMT

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has warned The Beatles fans not to expect any of the rockers' music to go online anytime soon - because they are still "holding out" over the terms of the deal. The Fab Four's tracks are not currently licensed for internet downloads, meaning devotees are unable to buy the songs digitally through online retailers such as Apple's iTunes store.
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Denis Leary 'Can't Wait' to See Teen Daughter Leaving Home

August 07, 2010 04:46:15 GMT

Actor Denis Leary "can't wait" for his teenage daughter to leave for college later in August - because he wants to take over her room of TVs and toys. The "Rescue Me" star and his writer wife Ann have two kids - son Jack, who's already left for university, and teenage daughter Devin.
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Bernie Mac's Widow Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Doctor

August 07, 2010 04:45:49 GMT

Bernie Mac's widow is suing the late comedian's longtime doctor, accusing the medic of failing to recognize the seriousness of his symptoms in the weeks leading up to his death from heart failure in 2008. The "Ocean's Eleven" star passed away in August 2008, following a prolonged battle with pneumonia.
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Kanye West Bares All, Talking New Album and Responding to Racist Claim

August 07, 2010 04:35:20 GMT

A day after making headline by debuting a pushing-the-envelope music video for his single "Power", Kanye West hosted a Ustream chat to answer "humanizing questions" from his fans. During the session which was conducted from Korea, he revealed his next studio installment will be released "sometime in November."
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FOX Promo of Teen Choice Awards Green Carpet Special

August 07, 2010 04:33:06 GMT

FOX which is the official network to air the upcoming Teen Choice Awards, has released a promo for the event as well as its green carpet special. The channel's website is airing a special coverage of the celebrities arrival, promising interviews with young stars like Keke Palmer, Victoria Justice, Zac Efron, Robert Pattinson, Miranda Cosgrove and Taylor Lautner.
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Pics: Emma Thompson Enshrined in Hollywood Walk of Fame

August 07, 2010 04:25:52 GMT

Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson got her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in a midday ceremony outside the historic Pig 'n Whistle pub on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles on Friday, August 6. Donning black and white ensemble, the 51-year-old star was honored with the 2,416th star.
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First Trailer and Poster for Emma Roberts' 'The Winning Season'

August 07, 2010 03:55:25 GMT

The first trailer and poster for sports-themed movie "The Winning Season" have been made available for sneak peek. They both highlight alcoholic ex-basketball star and divorced deadbeat dad Bill, who is hired by his high school principal friend Terry to be a coach for the girls' varsity basketball team.
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Russell and Kimora Lee Simmons Selling Marital House's Items

August 07, 2010 03:54:58 GMT

Russell Simmons and his model ex-wife Kimora Lee Simmons are selling off the contents of their former marital home in a bumper clearance sale. The pair split in 2006 and they put their New Jersey mansion on the market a year later. Their divorce was finalized last year, but they didn't find a buyer for the 10-bedroom house until recently.
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Sugarland Abduct Ryan McPartlin in 'Stuck Like Glue' Music Video

August 07, 2010 03:52:30 GMT

Sugarland show off their comical side in a newly-premiered music video for their new single "Stuck Like Glue". Jennifer Nettles is obsessed with Ryan McPartlin who plays the leading man. She stalks and kidnaps him with the help from bandmate Kristian Bush.
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Director Admits 'Don Quixote' Has Financial Difficulty

August 07, 2010 03:50:10 GMT

Terry Gilliam has confirmed his troubled "Don Quixote" movie is on hold again after experiencing a "financial hiccup". The director has spent more than a decade trying to get the picture into production but the project has been dogged by disasters from the outset.
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Wyclef Jean Responds to Sean Penn's Criticism of His Presidential Run

August 07, 2010 03:47:33 GMT

Wyclef Jean previously revealed that he is aware about criticism he would get for his presidential run, but he never mentioned that he would stand silent on the jab aimed at him. In fact, the Haitian-born hip-hop artist has responded to fellow star Sean Penn who recently voiced his concerns about Jean's qualifications.
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Laurence Fishburne's Pals Tried to Stop His Daughter's Sex Tape Release

August 07, 2010 03:45:05 GMT

Laurence Fishburne's pals tried to spare his blushes by buying up every copy of his daughter's porn DVD for $1 million - but they'd already been shipped out to suppliers. "The Matrix" star's 19-year-old daughter Montana Fishburne admits her father was devastated when footage from her X-rated movie was posted online last week.
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Blood Diamonds No Longer in Naomi Campbell's Possession

August 07, 2010 03:41:31 GMT

The 'blood diamonds' which Naomi Campbell allegedly received from former Liberian president Charles Taylor have been handed over to authorities in South Africa. The British supermodel took the stand at The Hague, Netherlands on Thursday, August 5 as part of Taylor's ongoing war crimes trial to face allegations she accepted the illicit gems - which are used to fund conflicts - after a dinner party thrown by Nelson Mandela in 1997.
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Haiti President Candidate Wyclef Jean Hit With Tax Bill

August 07, 2010 03:38:26 GMT

Wyclef Jean was hit with a massive $2.1 million tax bill just weeks before he announced his decision to enter Haiti's presidential race. The Fugees star filed papers on Thursday, August 5 to make his candidacy official and he will run in the country's upcoming election.
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Mark Wahlberg's Son Attacked by Octopus

August 07, 2010 03:31:02 GMT

Mark Wahlberg is considering taking legal action against bosses of a public aquarium in San Diego, California, after a "giant" captive octopus attacked his son. The Hollywood actor and his model wife Rhea Durham were on family holiday with their four kids, but the trip took a frightening turn at the Sea Life Aquarium in Carlsbad - when an aggressive sea creature latched on to Durham, their four-year old son Michael, and the family's tour guide.
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First Official Picture of Russell Brand and Alfred Molina in 'The Tempest'

August 07, 2010 03:22:12 GMT

Touchstone Pictures has released a new official production image from "The Tempest", an iteration of the classic Shakespeare play. The still gives the first look at Russell Brand as Trinculo and Alfred Molina as drunken butler Stephano. They are pictured complete with their unique costumes while running on a street.
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Seth MacFarlane Announces Debut Album

August 07, 2010 03:10:26 GMT

"Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane is preparing to release an album after signing a record deal. The funnyman has landed a contract with Universal Republic Records to release his debut album, which will be a collection of big band musical numbers from the 1940s and '50s.
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Kate Gosselin and Her Kids Visit Sarah Palin's Show

August 07, 2010 03:10:19 GMT

The rumors that Kate Gosselin and Sarah Palin would hook up on TV have been floating for a while, until now. At Television Critics Association tour, president of TLC programming, Eileen O'Neill confirmed that Gosselin and her eight kids have traveled to Alaska and been captured on camera for Palin's reality series.
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Jack White Accused Star-Studded Crowd of Failing to 'Rock On'

August 07, 2010 03:07:31 GMT

Jack White flew into a rage at a gig in New York on Wednesday night, July 4 - accusing the star-studded crowd of failing to "rock out". The singer/guitarist took to the stage at the Don Hill venue in Manhattan with his band The Dead Weather and the audience was packed with high-profile names including Liv Tyler, Mary-Kate Olsen and Keith Richards' daughter Alexandra.
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Wyclef Jean Will Urge Haitian to Learn English If He Wins Election

August 07, 2010 03:04:18 GMT

Wyclef Jean has pledged to boost the teaching of English in Haiti if he wins his bid for the presidency - because "years" of rule by French-speaking politicians has not benefited the country. The Fugees star confirmed on Thursday, August 5 he wants to fight for leadership of his homeland, and filed election papers confirming his candidacy.
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Michael Urie Offered a Spot as Extra in Anne Hathaway-Starring Movie

August 07, 2010 02:59:25 GMT

"Ugly Betty" star Michael Urie was offered a role as an extra in Anne Hathaway's new movie after he was spotted by talent scouts in Scotland who didn't recognize the actor. The 29 year old became well known for his role as Marc St. James in the hit American TV show and played the part for four years.
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Sum 41's Deryck Whibley 'Slipped a Disc in His Back', to Continue Performing on Friday

August 07, 2010 02:57:16 GMT

Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley has undergone an MRI scan during his hospitalization in Japan after being attacked by three people in a bar on late Thursday, August 5. And despite his injuries, the ex-husband of Avril Lavigne is determined to still perform for the band's Friday show.
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Tila Tequila Receives Two Tickets for Motoring Offenses

August 07, 2010 02:54:02 GMT

Tila Tequila had a brush with the law on Thursday, August 5 - and ended up with two tickets for motoring offenses. The reality TV star's blue Lamborghini sports car was pulled over by cops in Santa Barbara, California in the early hours of Thursday morning.
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Christoph Waltz Wanted as 'Spider-Man' Reboot Villain

August 07, 2010 02:44:51 GMT

Being an Oscar-winner, Christoph Waltz gets an offer from one of the biggest superhero franchises nowadays. Words on the street, Sony Pictures is interested to get the 53-year-old Austrian to play a villain in untitled Spider-Man reboot.
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Deena Introduced as Newest 'Jersey Shore' Member

August 07, 2010 02:23:20 GMT

It is now made official that a new guidette will join "Jersey Shore" in the third season. On Friday, August 6, MTV announced that Deena Nicole Cortese will be the gang's newest member who has joined the filming in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.
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Lady GaGa Crowd-Surf-Kissing With Semi Precious Weapons at Lollapalooza

August 07, 2010 02:22:54 GMT

Lady GaGa made another jaw-dropping performance. When taking the stage at the first day of 2010 Lollapalooza music festival on August 6, the dance queen who wore ragged fishnet stockings did a crowd-diving with Semi Precious Weapons' frontman Justin Tranter and locked lips with him.
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Amy Poehler and Will Arnett Welcome Second Son

August 07, 2010 02:21:50 GMT

It's another boy for "Parks and Recreation" star Amy Poehler and actor husband Will Arnett. On Friday, August 6, a rep for the second-time parents, who have been married since 2003, told Access Hollywood via statement, "Amy Poehler and Will Arnett have welcomed their second child, a boy."