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August 12, 2010

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Justin Bieber: Cheryl Cole and Katy Perry Are Two of the Hottest Girls in the World


August 12, 2010 09:44:17 GMT


After admitting that he fancied Kim Kardashian, Justin Bieber has now revealed two other older women he had in mind for a perfect date - Cheryl Cole and Katy Perry. He told The Sun, "Cheryl Cole and Katy Perry are two of the hottest girls in the world - and so normal and funny with it."

"If I was a few years older, they are the kind of girls I'd like to date. I want a younger version of Cheryl and Katy - a mixture of the two would be hot," Justin further stated. Although Cheryl and Katy are too old for him, he still wants to take them for a dinner, but only for some dating advice, saying "Maybe they could coach me and tell me how to work out which ones are the good ones. That would be pretty awesome."
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Kanye West Explains Why He Rejoins Twitter


August 12, 2010 09:31:26 GMT


Kanye West turned to Twitter.com to connect with his fans after tiring of reporters misinterpreting his jokes in print and online interviews. The "Stronger" rapper began tweeting last month and he is rapidly building up his army of followers, with almost 600,000 devotees reading his every update within two weeks of joining the social networking site.

And West admits he logged on to post his own comments because he was sick of having his words twisted in the press. In an interview with New York radio DJ Angie Martinez, he says, "I got to the point where I didn't even wanna do interviews anymore because I would have the interview and we'd be laughing, me and the reporter, and that's funny, and then you read it and they completely just demolished all of my jokes, they just set 'em up wrong."
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Charlotte Church Nervous About Her Music Comeback

August 12, 2010 09:27:53 GMT


Charlotte Church is feeling the nerves ahead of her pop comeback, insisting she's "scared" to pick up the mic again after taking time out of the spotlight to start a family. The Welsh singer is preparing to release "Back to Scratch" in November, marking her first album in five years.

And she admits she fears her fans' reaction after spending the last few years raising her children, Ruby, two, and one-year-old son Dexter. She says, "The decision to come back to work after I had babies and stuff, I was a bit scared - but music and singing is what I do and I don't think I'll ever lose my passion for it at all."
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Justin Bieber Raises $30,000 From Concert to Help Nashville Flood Victims


August 12, 2010 09:24:58 GMT


Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has raised more than $30,000 to help those affected by the floods in Nashville, Tennessee. The 16 year old performed at the city's Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, August 11 and donated portions of ticket sales to victims of the storms which ravaged the city in May.

Bieber presented a cheque to The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee for Flood Relief and later took to his Twitter.com page to thank fans for their contributions. He wrote, "We gave $1.06 per ticket sold tonite (sic) to Flood Relief needed here in Tennessee. thanks to all of u tonite (sic) we raised $32,690 for those in need!!!"
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Rihanna Shows Off New 'Rebellious' Tattoo

August 12, 2010 09:19:09 GMT


Rihanna has added another piece of body art inked on her bod and revealed it when she was stepping out of her New York City hotel on Wednesday afternoon, August 11. Donning a big pink tosca blazer and short ripped jeans, she showed off the new permanent inking which reads Rebelle Fleur, French words for rebel/rebellious flower.

According to Just Jared, Rihanna got her new tattoo at East Side Ink Tattoo in NYC's East Village. The 22-year-old singer was spotted leaving the place while wearing a bandage over the left side of her neck on Tuesday night, August 10.
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Sum 41 Call Off Warped Tour Following Deryck Whibley Hospitalization

August 12, 2010 09:13:43 GMT


Rockers Sum 41 have pulled out of the Vans Warped Tour to allow injured frontman Deryck Whibley to recover after he was attacked in a bar brawl. Whibley was hospitalized after three men reportedly assaulted him during a night out in Japan last week. The attack is believed to have aggravated a previous back injury from 2007.

The star played through the pain as Sum 41 performed at a Japanese festival two days after the incident but his condition has not yet improved - and the "Fat Lip" hitmakers have decided to cancel their five remaining dates on the rock tour so he can rest.
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Soulja Boy and Nick Cannon to Collaborate for a Movie

August 12, 2010 09:12:09 GMT


Soulja Boy and Nick Cannon are set to team up, not for a song or an album, but for a big screen project. The 20-year-old rapper has told MTV Movie News that he is on board to tackle a role in a movie which is written by the "America's Got Talent" host.

"Me and Nick Cannon have been talking back and forth for, like, the last year about a movie idea," Soulja stated. "We were talking back and forth, and he wants me to star in a movie that he wrote when he was, like, 17." The "Crank That" hitmaker refused to spill a lot on the details but did mention that a production will begin in November.
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Teri Hatcher Posts Pictures of Her Wrinkled Face


August 12, 2010 09:09:40 GMT


Teri Hatcher has posted a series of photos of her wrinkled face on the Internet - to prove to her critics she's Botox-free. The "Desperate Housewives" star has taken to her Facebook.com page to publish nine candid pictures of herself without any make-up in an album entitled, "Oy with the Botox!"

Wrapped in a towel and with her hair still wet, the 45 year old is pictured contorting her face and showing off different expressions to prove she's embraced her fine lines. And while she admits to using facial-freezing injections in the past, Hatcher insists she no longer has work done to her face.
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Owen Wilson Dating His 'Midnight in Paris' Co-Star Rachel McAdams

August 12, 2010 09:04:10 GMT


Owen Wilson has found love with another Hollywood actress - he's charmed Rachel McAdams on the set of their new movie, according to a new report. The stars are said to have become inseparable while filming Woody Allen's latest project, "Midnight in Paris", in the romantic French capital, sparking speculation of a new romance.

A source tells Britain's The Sun, "After one scene at a flea market in Saint-Ouen outside Paris, Owen was playing with her hair and being really affectionate. Even for a pair of luvvies, it was very flirtatious. The gossip on set is that they are an item off screen."
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Jimmy Fallon as 'Mad Men' in Emmys Promo

August 12, 2010 08:59:33 GMT


One of the first few promos released days before the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards sees host Jimmy Fallon dressing up as Don Draper. Making the effort to look like the central character of "Mad Men", Fallon wore vintage suit and pulled his cigarette as soon as he arrived at the office. He also tapped Christina Hendricks to be in her office manager role, Joannie.

"Mad Men" is the most nominated drama this year, earning 17 nods including for Best Drama, Best Actor for Jon Hamm and Best Actress for January Jones. The prizes will be handed out on August 29 in a ceremony held at Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre. NBC will air it live starting 8 P.M. ET/ 5 P.M. PT.
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Jessica Alba Gets Speeding Ticket

August 12, 2010 08:57:37 GMT


Actress Jessica Alba was stopped by police on Wednesday, August 11 after allegedly speeding while driving through Los Angeles. The Sin City star's luxury Yukon sports utility vehicle was pulled over in Beverly Hills by a Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officer on suspicion of the motoring offense.

Alba remained cooperative as she was quizzed and reportedly told the official she was driving quickly to avoid nearby paparazzi. TMZ.com reports that she was let off with a warning for the alleged violation.
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Demi Lovato Wants Drake and Trey Songz for Her New Album


August 12, 2010 08:35:35 GMT


Demi Lovato is currently preparing her new album but she is straying from rock this time around. Trying to approach a different route and doing a new sound, the 17-year-old "Camp Rock" actress is going to blend her pop root with Hip-Hop/R&B music.

"I would love for Drake to be on the album," the songstress told MTV. "It's kind of like a pipe dream." The songstress who is currently touring with Jonas Brothers moreover said, "I would also like to do a song with Trey Songz. It would be hot! Yeah, it would be really good."
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'The Bachelor' Holly Durst and DeAnna Pappas Engaged to Stagliano Twins

August 12, 2010 08:29:33 GMT


"The Bachelor" couple Michael Stagliano and children's storybook author Holly Durst, from the London season of the TV series, are engaged. And Micheal is in double joy as his twin brother, Stephen Stagliano, also got engaged to former "The Bachelorette" star DeAnna Pappas. While Michael, Holly and DeAnna have all appeared on the ABC's TV shows, Stephen is the only one who didn't.

Michael confirmed his newly-engaged status on his Twitter page on Wednesday, August 11, writing "Holly and I are ENGAGED!!! WHAOW!" He also re-tweeted Holly's message which read, "I'm so happy!! Oh my goodness I have a fiance!" Beside posting the tweet, Holly also shared a pic of four of them.
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Foxy Brown Questioned Over Two Altercations

August 12, 2010 08:27:33 GMT


Rapper Foxy Brown faced a grand jury in New York on Wednesday, August 11 to answer questions about her involvement in two recent altercations. The "Candy" star, real name Inga Marchand, was arrested and charged with public lewdness and harassment following an incident with her neighbor, Arlene Raymond, outside her Brooklyn home last month.

Raymond alleged Brown violated a court order she had against the star by arguing with her before reportedly baring her bottom - claims Brown has denied. But the rapper hit the headlines just days later when police were called to an apartment building in Manhattan following reports she had become embroiled in a fight in the lobby of the venue.
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British Prime Minister Gets Surprise Visit From Whoopi Goldberg

August 12, 2010 08:21:29 GMT


Whoopi Goldberg gave Britain's Prime Minister a surprise on Wednesday, August 11 after unexpectedly showing up at his home for a morning visit. The actress is currently in London to perform in a stage version of her 1992 comedy "Sister Act" and, after making her West End debut on Tuesday, August 10, she spent the following day taking in the capital's sights.

Goldberg then gave U.K. leader David Cameron a shock after showing up at his residence at 10 Downing Street to chat about politics. Cameron obliged and even took the star on a tour, showing her a portrait of one of her favorite political figures, former British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli.
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New Trailer for Inspiring Movie 'Legendary' Starring John Cena

August 12, 2010 08:19:45 GMT


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A fresh sneak peek for "Legendary" has surfaced online before the film hits limited U.S. theaters on September 10. Shorter than the first trailer, the new one is packed with scenes which expose Devon Graye's Cal Chetley who is determined to be a wrestler like his brother Mike, portrayed by WWE Superstar John Cena.

Mike, a one time world-class high school/collegiate wrestler, left Cal and his mother behind years ago after a tragic car accident killed their father - and accident to this day Mike feels responsible for. A book-smart and undersized fifteen-year-old boy, Cal is far from how a wrestler is supposed to be. Still, he joins his high school wrestling team in the hopes his brother will train him and his family will reunite.
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Sophia Loren to Become Grandmother Again

August 12, 2010 08:18:10 GMT


Screen siren Sophia Loren is set to be a grandmother for the third time - her actress daughter-in-law Sasha Alexander is pregnant. "Rizzoli & Isles" star Alexander and her writer/director husband Edoardo Ponti - the son of Italian actress Loren - are expecting their second child, a spokesperson confirms.

A rep for Alexander tells People.com, "The whole family is incredibly excited." The new addition will join the couple's daughter Lucia Sofia, four. Loren has one other grandchild, three-year-old Vittorio, born to her son Carlo Ponti Jr.
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Sued, Ricky Gervais Denies 'Flanimals' Is Rip-Off


August 12, 2010 08:02:16 GMT


Funnyman Ricky Gervais has been accused of stealing the idea for his hit book "Flanimals" in a new legal spat. British writer/artist John Savage claims Gervais' "Flanimals", an animated series about imaginary animals, is based on his own "Captain Pottie's Wildlife Encyclopedia".

Savage, whose book was published in 2000 - four years before "Flanimals", is suing the star for infringing on his artistic and literary copyright. Savage tells the BBC: "The next stage is the High Court will be sent a copy of the writ to Mr. Gervais' lawyers and they have two weeks to decide whether to defend or accede to my request."
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Kevin McHale and Jenna Ushkowitz Are Not Dating

August 12, 2010 07:57:23 GMT


Actor Kevin McHale has brushed off rumors he's romancing "Glee" co-star Jenna Ushkowitz - insisting they are just "good friends". The stars, who play love interests on the hit U.S. TV musical, sparked rumors of a real-life romance in June when they were spotted cosying up together during a beach vacation in Monaco after attending the Monte-Carlo Television Festival together.

Reports claimed the TV couple soaked up the sun and embraced each other in the sea. And while Ushkowitz has been coy about the romance rumors, claiming the pair are "extremely, extremely close", McHale insists their relationship is completely platonic. He tells America's Us Weekly magazine, "We're just good friends!"
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Mom's Death Drove Kanye West Into Delusional State

August 12, 2010 07:51:25 GMT


Rapper Kanye West has only recently come to terms with the death of his beloved mother after spending the last three years in a "delusional" state. The hip-hop star was left devastated when Dr. Donda West suffered fatal complications after undergoing plastic surgery and passed away in November 2007.

The "Stronger" hitmaker refused to deal with the tragedy and continued to work through his pain - but he admits the whole concept behind his futuristic "Glow in the Dark" tour in 2008 and 2009 was designed to allow him to live in a fantasy world where he could pretend he was just a kid again.
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Happy Mondays' Bez Convicted of Assault

August 12, 2010 07:46:24 GMT


Happy Mondays star Bez Berry is planning to appeal a court decision after he was found guilty of assaulting his ex-girlfriend on Wednesday, August 11. The British star - real name Mark Berry - had denied "throttling" his former partner Monica Ward in an argument over missing cash at their home in Manchester, England, in May.

Ward testified that she was left fearing for her life in the bust-up, telling the Manchester Magistrates' Court: "I told him he had put down the money somewhere and forgotten where he had put it; he has a history of mislaying things. He had both hands around my neck, he was just looking insane and squeezing me for about five seconds. He told me he was going to kill me before the police arrived."
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Paramount Picks Up Sci-Fi Movie 'Last Man Standing'

August 12, 2010 07:37:39 GMT


Paramount Pictures has officially nabbed the screen rights for "Last Man Standing: Killbook of a Bounty Hunter" which became the hugely sought-after graphic novel when it debuted at recent Comic Con. The studio will develop a feature film based on the novel with intent to franchise.

According to Deadline Hollywood which first runs the story, "Last Man Standing" takes place 600 years in the future, in an alternate universe and is about Gabriel, a soldier with the talent of 500 soldiers, who's been created to help win a war Earth got itself too deep into with Mars. After winning the war and returning to Earth, Gabe is framed and sent to prison.
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Paris Hilton Accused of Fraud and Deceit


August 12, 2010 07:35:04 GMT


Paris Hilton has been hit with a new lawsuit after allegedly failing to honor a contract requiring her to promote a line of hair extensions. Bosses at Hairtech International claim they gave the hotel heiress $3.5 million to become the spokesmodel of their Dream Catchers range of clip-in locks in 2007.

But, according to a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, the reality TV star violated their deal by appearing "in magazines and on television not wearing (their) hair extensions and was in fact wearing competitors' hair extension products".
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Lois Lane's Dad and Sister Return to 'Smallville'

August 12, 2010 07:25:28 GMT


The Lanes are returning in the tenth and final season of "Smallville". Michael Ironside and Peyton List are set to reprise their roles as Lois' father General Sam Lane and her wild-child sister Lucy Lane in a late-October episode, TV Guide reported.

These two immediate family of Erica Durance's Lois was last seen in the fourth season in different episodes. However, Lois kept making references to them in the few seasons after that. TV Guide lacks of info in the return plot but speculates that the General's return may have something to do with Lex Luthor since the General worked for the villain in the comic version.
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Kelsey Grammer to Welcome Fifth Child With Stewardess Girlfriend

August 12, 2010 07:22:00 GMT


Recently-divorced Kelsey Grammer will become a dad for the fifth time. The "Frasier" star and new girlfriend Kayte Walsh, an English air hostess for Virgin Atlantic Airways, are currently expecting their first child together, Daily Mail reported.

On Wednesday night, August 11, Kayte's father, Alan Walsh, confirmed to the site, "It's great news and we are very pleased for them both. I don't know how long they have been together and I have not met him yet, but I'm looking forward to it." Alan added, "We just found out about her pregnancy a couple of days ago."
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New Set Pics of Hugh Jackman's 'Real Steel' Reveals Robot Boxing Arena


August 12, 2010 06:54:39 GMT


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Several brand new pictures from the production of "Real Steel" have hit the web. Making their way out via Coming Soon, the photos reveal the set which is built in the GM Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan.

Source Blake Almstead who notices the construction of the robot boxing arena reports that cast and crew have wrapped shooting "Hugh Jackman's boxing gym and are about to film in the GM headquarters." The source adds, "They are installing the signage to make it look like the lobby and open area of the Renaissance Center is the home to a giant robot boxing arena."
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Emily Osment Debuts 'Let's Be Friends' Music Video


August 12, 2010 06:35:40 GMT


Emily Osment's music video for her new pop/dance track "Let's Be Friends" has gone online. She rocks short denims and hits the shore with some friends. Among the many revelers who flock to the beach, she sets her sight on a guy who is ignored by his love interest.

The Lilly Truscott of "Hannah Montana" works her charm on him and the two become inseparable, making his ex feeling a sharp pang of jealousy. "Let's be friends, so we can make out/ You're so hot, let me show you around," the 18-year-old Disney songstress sings in her attempt of wooing him.
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KISS' Paul Stanley Hopes Guitarist Son Won't Follow In His Footsteps

August 12, 2010 06:31:49 GMT


KISS frontman Paul Stanley has warned his guitarist son against following in his footsteps, because he wants the teen to "find his own path". Stanley admits he'll "never be as good a guitarist" as 16-year-old Evan, his son with ex-wife Pamela Bowen.

But, when asked if the teen will ever play a live show with KISS, Stanley replies, "I hope not." The "Rock and Roll All Nite" hitmaker, who is also dad to three-year-old son Colin and one-year-old daughter Sarah with wife Erin Sutton, insists his kids should follow their own dreams because living in the shadow of a famous father is a tough job.
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Eminem and Rihanna's Duet Tops U.S. Singles Chart for Fourth Consecutive Week

August 12, 2010 06:30:26 GMT


Eminem has fought off strong competition from Taylor Swift to make it four weeks on top of the U.S. singles chart with his Rihanna smash "Love the Way You Lie". The rap superstar holds onto the title for another consecutive week as country sweetheart Swift charges up the countdown with her new single "Mine" to debut at three.

However, the song, the first from Swift's upcoming third album, "Speak Now", has been a big hit online, selling 297,000 downloads to steal the number one spot from Eminem in Billboard's Digital Songs tally. The hip-hop star takes second place with 281,000 units sold on the internet.
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'Grey's Anatomy' and 'Private Practice' Weddings En Route

August 12, 2010 06:25:24 GMT


There will be two sets of wedding bells this Fall with the return of "Grey's Anatomy" and "Private Practice". Shonda Rhimes, creator to both series, confirmed that back-to-back nuptials will happen on September 23 aka the season premieres. "We're going to have a night of weddings," she said.

However, Rhimes refused to spill which couple would walk down the altar on "Grey's". The closest possibility would be longtime-couple Derek and Meredith who had an unusual post-it 'wedding vows' in season 5. But it may also be Arizona and Callie who at the end of last season decided to get back together and have kids.
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Josh Kelley Successfully Convinces Katherine Heigl to Move to Nashville

August 12, 2010 06:16:04 GMT


Singer Josh Kelley has convinced his actress wife Katherine Heigl to move to Nashville, Tennessee for the sake of his budding country music career. The former "Grey's Anatomy" star has already quit Los Angeles and settled with Kelley and their adopted daughter Naleigh in remote Utah.

Heigl recently admitted she was contemplating a move to the country music capital after Kelley landed a record deal with Universal Music Nashville in November 2009, saying she was "reevaluating" their living situation. And Kelley reveals his pleas to pack up and move the family again have been a success.
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Mariah Carey Would Love to Do 'American Idol'

August 12, 2010 06:15:35 GMT


Mariah Carey "would love" to join the judging panel on "American Idol", if only TV producers could film the hit reality show around her already busy schedule, according to the superstar's husband Nick Cannon. Executives at the Fox network are scrambling to find suitable stars to replace exiting judges Ellen DeGeneres and Simon Cowell ahead of the series' 10th season later this year.

Aerosmith rocker Steven Tyler has emerged as a favorite to appear as a judge on the show, while talks to bring Jennifer Lopez on board were said to have recently fallen through. But Cannon reveals his wife would jump at the chance to mentor budding singers and always talks about wanting to join remaining judge Randy Jackson on "American Idol".
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Beloved American Producer David L. Wolper Died, Aged 82

August 12, 2010 06:14:26 GMT


Beloved American television and film producer David L. Wolper has died, aged 82. Wolper, the creator of hit 1977 miniseries "Roots", died of congestive heart disease and complications of Parkinson's disease on Tuesday evening, August 10. He passed away peacefully at his Beverly Hills home while watching television with his wife Gloria, according to his spokesman, Dale Olson.

Wolper also produced the 1971 children's classic "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" but was best-known for his TV work. "Roots", which chronicled the life of an enslaved West African sold in America, won high honors, including nine Emmy Awards and a Peabody Award.
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Anna Nicole Smith Is Said Taking Drugs for Chronic Pain Syndrome

August 12, 2010 06:12:53 GMT


Late model/actress Anna Nicole Smith was a difficult patient to treat because the drug addict needed medication for chronic pain syndrome, a court has heard. Doctors Khristine Eroshevich and Sandeep Kapoor and Smith's lawyer lover Howard K. Stern are currently on trial in California, accused of conspiring to provide the busty blonde with strong prescription pills in the run-up to her death in 2007.

Another of Smith's medics, Dr. Victor Kovener, took the stand this week and testified that the model suffered constant pain, stemming from an unknown cause, and required drugs for physical and emotional relief. But Kovener told the court her reliance on the medication had become so severe, he recommended Smith enroll in a rehab program, a suggestion she snubbed, reports the Associated Press.
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Ex-Wife Decides to Wipe Burt Reynolds' Child Support Debt

August 12, 2010 06:12:26 GMT


Burt Reynolds has been given a reprieve from his ex-wife Loni Anderson as he continues to recover from heart surgery - she's waived the $400,000 he owes her in back child support, according to a U.S. tabloid report. The "Deliverance" star was ordered to pay actress Anderson $4,000-a-month to help raise their adopted son Quinton when they divorced in 1993 after five years of marriage.

But Reynolds allegedly failed to keep on top of his financial responsibilities and would send his ex a cheque every few months. According to the National Enquirer, he has now racked up a debt of $400,000 with Anderson but she has decided to write off the amount following his recent health struggles.
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First Look at Ric Reitz as The President in 'Green Lantern'

August 12, 2010 06:12:23 GMT


Ric Reitz has received the honor to portray the President of United States in upcoming film "Green Lantern". Now, Comic Book Movie has got its hand on a picture which reveals how he will be seen as the country's leader in the movie.

The picture highlights the scene in which Reitz is ready to address the nation in regards to the apocalyptic worry caused by Parallax's destruction. Wearing a complete suit, he is featured standing behind a podium which is possibly located inside The White House.
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Arcade Fire Debut at No. 1 on Hot 200 With 'The Suburbs'

August 12, 2010 05:27:15 GMT


Indie group Arcade Fire rise straight to the first position on Billboard Hot 200 with their third studio album "The Suburbs". The effort leads the U.S. albums chart with 156,000 copies, becoming the highest opening number for any indie album since Pearl Jam's 2009 "Backspacer" sold 189,000 copies via the band's own label.

Last week's champion Avenged Sevenfold's "Nightmare" is forced to drop two slots to the third place, while Eminem's "Recovery" remains the runner-up. The rock album adds 45,000 (down 72%) in its second week on sale, and the rap record shifts 152,000 (down 4%).
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In Pics: Zsa Zsa Gabor Returns to Her Bel Air Mansion


August 12, 2010 04:45:23 GMT


Zsa Zsa Gabor has finally left the UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center on Wednesday, August 11, four weeks after undergoing hip-replacement surgery following a bone-breaking fall in early July. The 93-year-old left the medical center in ambulance and with a police escort.

Gabor's husband, Prince Frederic von Anhalt, drove his own car in front of the ambulance. Gabor is expected to continue her recovery at her Bel Air home in California. When the ambulance carrying Gabor waited for the gates to open, a half-dozen photographers swarmed the vehicle to take snaps of the star.
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New 'True Blood' Clip Shared on 'Lopez Tonight'

August 12, 2010 04:43:58 GMT


While appearing on "Lopez Tonight", Anna Paquin shared a "True Blood" clip from the upcoming episode airing this Sunday, August 15. The scene involved her character Sookie and real-life boyfriend Stephen Moyer's Bill talking about why the Queen of Louisiana and Russell want to capture her. This would be the few moments before Bill tells Sookie that he knows something about her.

Called "Everything Is Broken", the episode also covers Nan Flanagan's detours to Fangtasia to confront Eric about the Magister's disappearance. A grief-stricken Russell vows revenge against his foes, vampire and human. Jason gets unexpected help as he goes up against Felton and Calvin. Sam is distressed by Tommy's attitude; Tara encounters a new ally and an old tormentor; Hadley introduces Sookie to a new family member; Arlene despairs about her future; Hoyt confronts his true feelings.
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Nelly Tapped as DJ for Local Radio

August 12, 2010 04:43:36 GMT


Rapper Nelly is taking over the airwaves in his native St. Louis, Missouri - he's landed a job as a DJ of own radio show. The "Hot in Herre" hitmaker has joined the line-up at Hot 104.1 FM as a temporary replacement for afternoon presenter Staci Static, who is on maternity leave.

Program director Mickey Johnson reveals Nelly will play music and interview fellow stars for the station's 3-7 P.M. slot for the next month.
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Jennifer Lopez Out of 'American Idol' Judge Contention

August 12, 2010 04:42:54 GMT


Jennifer Lopez is no longer in consideration to join the judging panel on reality TV show "American Idol" due to her escalating demands, according to new reports. The singer/actress was named alongside Aerosmith rocker Steven Tyler as possible replacements for exiting judges Ellen DeGeneres and Simon Cowell.

But talks have now broken down between Lopez and Fox network executives and she has been dropped from plans for the upcoming 10th season, reports People.com. A source says, "Her demands got out of hand. Fox had just had enough."
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'Gigli' Failure Helps Eli Roth to Take Revenge on Director Martin Brest

August 12, 2010 04:41:56 GMT


Eli Roth refuses to hold a grudge against "Meet Joe Black" director Martin Brest for firing him as a stand-in when he was a struggling actor, because he's now more successful than the "Gigli" filmmaker. The "Inglourious Basterds" star made extra money filling in for big names in between takes - but when Brest caught Roth awkwardly walking across the set of Brad Pitt's "Meet Joe Black", he immediately fired the budding actor/filmmaker.

Roth insists he was simply following instructions. He explains, "Production people, they said, 'He's a little bit shorter than the actor.' So they're like, 'Can you make yourself taller?' It was a walking shot so they're like, 'Can you walk?' So I did this like this Velociraptor (bouncing walk)."
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Neil Patrick Harris Adds Emmy Nom at Last Minutes

August 12, 2010 04:41:09 GMT


Neil Patrick Harris has landed a last-minute Emmy nod for hosting the 2009 Tony Awards broadcast, after TV Academy bosses acknowledged an error in their nomination process. When the list of 2010 Emmy nominees was announced on July 8, Harris was named in the categories for Best Supporting Comedy Actor for "How I Met Your Mother" and Best Guest Comedy Actor for hit U.S. TV musical "Glee".

But executives at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences noticed this week that Harris' name was missing from the list of contenders for the 2009 Tony Awards broadcast, which he presented. The actor, who also hosted the Emmys last year, has now been added to the existing nominations list alongside Tony show producers Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner in the Outstanding Special Class Program category.
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Rip Torn to Face Trial for Bank Break-In Case

August 12, 2010 04:38:41 GMT


Troubled actor Rip Torn has been denied admission into a special probation program for first-time offenders because his charges from a drunken bank break-in in January 2010 are too serious. The "Men in Black" star, 79, is facing a string of charges, including carrying a pistol without a permit, carrying a firearm while intoxicated, first-degree criminal trespass and third-degree criminal mischief after he was found sprawled on the floor of the Litchfield Bancorp building in his hometown of Salisbury, clutching a revolver.

The actor was reportedly intoxicated and told cops he thought the building was his home. He subsequently pleaded not guilty to the offenses and checked into a treatment facility in New York to face up to his personal problems.
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Leonardo DiCaprio's Alleged Slasher Pleads Not Guilty

August 12, 2010 04:38:11 GMT


A woman accused of slashing Leonardo DiCaprio's face with a glass during a 2005 Hollywood party has pleaded not guilty to a charge of assault with a deadly weapon. Aretha Wilson was arraigned in a Los Angeles court on Wednesday, August 11 amid allegations she hit the "Titanic" star during a house party thrown by Paris Hilton's ex-boyfriend, film producer Rick Salomon.

The actor required 17 stitches to close up a large cut across his face following the incident. The 40 year old, who was previously ordered to stay at least 500 yards (457 meters) away from DiCaprio, is being held on $150,000 (100,000 pound sterling) bail.
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Video Premiere: M.I.A.'s 'XXXO'

August 12, 2010 04:18:59 GMT


After sparking controversy with a bloody violent music video of "Born Free", M.I.A. now shows off her softer side in a music video for single "XXXO". Putting on make-up, including applying thick red lipstick, the Sri Lankan-born artist goes glam as a cover model of a digital greeting card with glittery graphic of hearts and flowers on its frame.

The iconic YouTube screenshots which are used to promote "/\/\/\Y/\", the new album where "XXXO" appears, are also featured in it. Although the video seems to be much tamer, the outspoken singer who previously showed her support for Sri Lankan separatist organization Tamil Tigers in her claim-fame single "Paper Planes" still includes her political references by putting Tigers among her animal cameos.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Bristol Palin Doubts Levi Johnston's Qualifications for His Wasilla, Alaska Mayor Run


August 12, 2010 04:07:28 GMT


Now that Bristol Palin is no longer Levi Johnston's fiancee, she is free to voice her concerns about Levi's qualifications for his Wasilla, Alaska Mayor run in 2012. In a new issue of Us Weekly, the daughter of former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin said, "I never knew he had political aspirations."

"I'm glad that Levi has not given up on completing his education and is looking for steady employment," Bristol, who has 1-year-old son Tripp Easton Mitchell with former Playgirl model Levi, went on. Although Bristol doubted Levi's capability to run for Mayor, Levi's rep Tank Jones insisted, "He's going to take political college courses. He's going to really deal with the issues."
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Jack Black Reunites With Miranda Cosgrove on 'iCarly'


August 12, 2010 04:00:13 GMT


Jack Black is jumping from one TV series to another. In the past two years alone, he has shown up on "The Office" and "Community". This time he's moving away from the NBC label to guest star on Nickelodeon's "iCarly".

Black, who is popular among kids with his role in "The School of Rock" and his voice in "Kung Fu Panda" is slated to appear in an episode, EW heard from a source. He's going to play Aspartamay, Spencer's nemesis in videogaming, who will challenge Spencer at the show's so-called Comic Con, the Webicon.
News > Movie News

Picture of Robert Pattinson's Five Children in 'Water for Elephants'

August 12, 2010 03:39:56 GMT


A new picture from the set of "Water for Elephants" has been obtained by waterforelephantsfilm.com and though it does not feature Robert Pattinson, the image manages to give a look at his on-screen children. The photo captures two male tots, two young girls and an older boy, who will portray the five kids of Pattinson's character in the film.

"Water for Elephants" centers its story on an orphaned veterinary student character, played by Pattinson, who is put in charge of caring for the animals in a traveling circus. He later falls in love with Reese Witherspoon's Marlena, a beautiful equestrian rider, but she is married to the troupe's charismatic but dangerous animal trainer August, played by Christoph Waltz.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Judge Marsha Revel Replaced in Lindsay Lohan Case


August 12, 2010 03:36:49 GMT


The judge who handed Lindsay Lohan a 90-day jail sentence has removed herself from the case amid allegations she improperly contacted "participants and experts" involved.

Judge Marsha Revel has been overseeing the "Mean Girls" star's legal battle, and sentenced her to almost three months in prison for violating her probation relating to a 2007 DUI arrest earlier this year. The judge has since been accused of contacting staff at a rehabilitation clinic without first notifying Lohan's lawyers - and she voluntarily removed herself from the case on Friday, August 6 after prosecutor Danette Meyers objected to the move, according to TMZ.com.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Nicolas Cage Finds Chemistry in January Jones

August 12, 2010 03:28:11 GMT


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Nicolas Cage was so impressed by his chemistry with January Jones in their movie "The Hungry Rabbit Jumps" he's desperate to reunite with her onscreen. The Hollywood actor appears alongside the "Mad Men" star in the upcoming thriller about a husband seeking revenge for an attack on his wife.

Cage insists Jones will become a huge movie star and he's already eyeing another collaboration with her - because they enjoyed sizzling chemistry when the cameras rolled. He tells Britain's Metro, "January Jones from 'Mad Men' (blew my mind). I think she's going to be a very big movie star. She plays my wife in this film noir The Hungry Rabbit Jumps and she's just wonderful."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Anastacia No Longer Ashamed of Scar

August 12, 2010 03:25:30 GMT


Pop star Anastacia was too embarrassed to show off her scar from surgery for Crohn's disease until she turned 30, when she realized the mark was a sign of her survival. The "I'm Outta Love" singer was diagnosed with the illness - a severe inflammatory bowel disease - when she was just 13 years old, and had to undergo an emergency operation to remove an obstruction in her digestive system.

The surgery left her with a visible scar on her stomach, and Anastacia admits she was ashamed of anyone spotting the mark - but now she sees it as a badge of honor. She tells Britain's Hello magazine, "I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease, an inflammatory condition of the bowel."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Luke Bryan Welcomes Second Son

August 12, 2010 03:25:21 GMT


Country music singer Luke Bryan welcomed his second son with college sweetheart wife Caroline on Wednesday morning, August 11 at 9:48 A.M. The 43-year-old star and Caroline's newly-born son Tatum Christopher, who was weighed in at 6 lbs., 8 oz., arrived a week earlier than planned, People reported.

Sharing the bless, Luke told the site, "All I ever hoped for was one boy and to have two, it's going to be fun. I've already got new fishing spots picked out for us." The "I'll Stay Me" singer revealed that Caroline was about to give the baby birth when he was picking up a lemon berry slush for her.
News > Music News

Kanye West's New Song 'See Me Now' Ft. Beyonce Knowles


August 12, 2010 03:23:19 GMT


Kanye West is ready to move on from "Power" to its follow-up "See Me Now". On Wednesday, August 11, the rap mogul paid a visit to Hot 97 and debuted the new track on the New York-based radio station. Shortly afterwards, he posted audio stream of the song on his official blog.

Coming from the production hands of Kanye, Lex Luger and No ID, the new track features Beyonce Knowles and Charlie Wilson. Kanye sticks to his rap verses, declaring himself as a Socrates with "more chocolate-y" skin. Meanwhile, Charlie drops the chorus "I know you see me right now, right now" and Beyonce tackles some additional singing parts.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Robbie Williams Turned Off by Ayda Field at First Date

August 12, 2010 03:22:36 GMT


Robbie Williams and Ayda Field's love story almost ended before it had begun - the pop star was eager to get rid of the actress on their first date because he thought she was pregnant. The pair have been together for four years and wed in a small ceremony at their home in Beverly Hills on Saturday, August 7.

But Williams admits they didn't get off to the best start - Field turned up at his house tipsy after a pool party and was wearing an ill-fitting dress, prompting the "Angels" hitmaker to presume she was expecting.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Lady GaGa Didn't Know the Extent of Her Fame

August 12, 2010 03:18:17 GMT


Lady GaGa only recently realized the extent of her superstar status - after 5,000 fans surrounded a concert venue awaiting her departure. The "Poker Face" hitmaker has enjoyed a meteoric rise to fame, shifting 12 million copies of her debut album and selling out arenas around the world.

But the star insists she didn't consider herself a global phenomenon until she left a recent show and was astounded by the huge crowds who had waited for two hours for a glimpse of the singer. She tells Vanity Fair, "(I realized) about two weeks ago. I literally realized what had happened in my life. I almost wish it hadn't hit me so late. I wish it had hit me gradually."
News > TV News

Holli Ugalde Beats Jay Santos in 'Hell's Kitchen' Finale

August 12, 2010 02:59:56 GMT


Holli Ugalde, the banquet chef with minimal experience in the dining business, managed to trample competition and lover Jay Santos in the seventh season of "Hell's Kitchen". The 24-year-old won the final challenge on Tuesday, August 10 finale and officially becomes the head chef of Gordon Ramsay's The Savoy Grill restaurant in London.

"Holli won because she's grown as a chef more than any other chef in Hell's Kitchen," Gordon said. "At the start, she was barely noticeable. But then, she got her confidence, she emerged, and there was no holding her back. I'm absolutely thrilled she'll be working for me at The Savoy Grill in London."
News > Movie News

Poster for Julie Taymor's 'The Tempest' Shows More Characters


August 12, 2010 02:58:30 GMT


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Touchstone Pictures has debuted the first poster for "The Tempest" via Yahoo! Movies, unraveling more characters from the film. Beside capturing Helen Mirren's Prospera who has been seen before, the one-sheet also gives a look at Djimon Hounsou's Caliban and another wicked character ablaze with silver.

Based on Shakespeare's play, the upcoming film will follow Prospera, who reigns over the magical island, her daughter Miranda and a shipwrecked crew full of Prospera's enemies. The story is said to mix romance with fraternal politics and the supernatural.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Fantasia Barrino Released From Hospital, 911 Call Obtained


August 12, 2010 02:57:57 GMT


Two days after hospitalized for an overdose of aspirin and a sleep aid, "American Idol" champ Fantasia Barrino has been released from a Charlotte, North Carolina hospital. Fantasia's manager, Brian Dickens, told People that the star left the medical center on late Wednesday, August 11.

"She has been lifted up by the outpouring of love and support from her fans," Brian informed. "She is more committed than ever to her daughter and her work because they are her heart, her soul and inspiration."
News > TV News

Video: Ten-Year-Old Jackie Evancho Amazed 'America's Got Talent'

August 12, 2010 02:43:21 GMT


"America's Got Talent" has found a diamond in the rough on the Tuesday, August 10 episode. Coming in small package, 10-year-old Jackie Evancho amazed the judges as well as the audience with her "well-seasoned" voice that only professional sopranos can handle.

Jackie auditions through YouTube video submissions which include also an accordion-playing dog and pizza dough juggler. Her singing act video received the most votes from audience that she was invited to the stage of "AGT". The Pittsburgh native belted out "O Mio Babbino Caro" and received a standing ovation.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Boy George Slams Lady GaGa for Telling Fans About Her 'Occasional' Coke Use


August 12, 2010 02:39:17 GMT


Boy George fears Lady GaGa may be struggling with her "occasional" drug habit, after the star confessed she uses cocaine a "couple of times a year". The "Poker Face" hitmaker recently opened up about her battle with drug addiction when she was struggling to make it as a singer in New York, and went on to reveal she still sporadically dabbles with coke.

She told Rolling Stone magazine, "I won't lie; it's occasional. And when I say occasional, I mean maybe a couple of times a year." But George - who was hooked on heroin at the height of his Culture Club fame - has hit back at the singer's comments, insisting it's highly "dangerous" to use drugs, and fears GaGa maybe losing her "grip".
News > Celebrity Gossip

Ed Westwick and Jessica Szohr Rekindle Romance, Denying No-Show Rumor

August 12, 2010 02:35:54 GMT


On/off couple Ed Westwick and Jessica Szohr's representatives have slammed claims the pair failed to show up to a promotional event, insisting the actors never knew they were scheduled to attend. The "Gossip Girl" lovers were staying at the Hard Rock Hotel in Chicago at the weekend, where they were reportedly lined up for a public appearance.

Organizers claim they paid for Westwick and Szohr's flights and VIP tickets to the Lollapalooza festival on the condition they appear at the Hard Rock event, but they reportedly stayed in their rooms and racked up an $800 bill instead.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Alanis Morissette Pregnant With First Child

August 12, 2010 02:27:19 GMT


Alanis Morissette is heading to the journey of motherhood. The 36-year-old singer announced that she is currently expecting her first child with rapper husband Souleye, real name Mario Treadway, in an interview for the new edition of Us Weekly, which is on newsstands now. In a feature titled "25 Things You Don't Know About me", she listed, "I am pregnant!" as number 25.

Alanis also confirmed the happy news on her micro blogging site on Wednesday, August 11, tweeting "Yes, happy news... i'm pregnant :) we're so excited to start our family." The "Thank You" singer has previously shared her joy to build her own family with Mario, revealing "We're very excited to embark on this journey with each other."
News > Movie News

First 'Burlesque' Clip: Christina Aguilera Belts Etta James Classic


August 12, 2010 02:22:58 GMT


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Christina Aguilera is going to show off her incredible voice in "Burlesque", singing some numbers in the musical. Now, the first clip from the movie has been brought forward to highlight a scene in which the actress/singer is performing Etta James' "Something's Got a Hold on Me" in an eatery.

"Burlesque" tells the story of an aspiring singer, Aguilera's Ali, who moves to Los Angeles to pursue her dream. Landing a job as a cocktail waitress in The Burlesque Lounge, a majestic but ailing theater headlined by Cher's Tess, Ali vows to perform there one day.
News > Music News

Lady GaGa Explains Controversial Crowd-Surf-Kissing Stunt


August 12, 2010 02:14:34 GMT


On heels of complaint from family groups over her stage-dive-kissing stunt in semi-naked outfit, Lady GaGa offered her explanation. In an interview with Ryan Seacrest on his KIIS FM radio show, the "Just Dance" hitmaker said the controversial Lollapalooza stage act wasn't planned at all.

"I was so excited 'cause I haven't crowd-surfed in a long time 'cause no one lets me anymore," GaGa said. She was even not worried that someone would rip her fishnet off, stating "It was just great. I love Semi Precious [Weapons] so much and they're my band ... I don't know what came over me."
 
 
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