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August 19, 2010

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Kim Kardashian Posts Sultry Image of Her Upcoming Calendar


August 19, 2010 10:01:46 GMT


Kim Kardashian surely knows how to drag attentions. The "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star recently posted a sultry image of herself which is part of her upcoming 2011 calendar and made it into her Twitter page background.

Along with the picture, Kim wrote, on Wednesday, August 18, "New twitter background... its a sneak peak from an upcoming calendar shoot... it will be up only for one night!" The image shows the reality TV star posing in a spread eagle as she was oiled up in brown bikinis which perfectly match her skin.
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Reba McEntire's 'Turn on the Radio' Music Video Emerges


August 19, 2010 09:54:30 GMT


In a music video for her new single "Turn on the Radio", Reba McEntire ties up a guy who has done her wrong to a chair and shows him, once for all, who's boss. The music video is directed by Randee St. Nicholas and was filmed in late July at a warehouse in Nashville.

The video shoot was forced to be halted when there was a terrifying electrical storm near the location and a confirmed tornado touched down only a few miles from downtown Nashville. "This is only the second time one of my video shoots as been shut down because of a storm," Reba said back then as quoted by The Valory Music.
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New 'Transformers 3' Set Video: Filming of Gun-Totting and Explosive Scene


August 19, 2010 09:54:13 GMT


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Another evidence from the production of "Transformers 3" has emerged. A new video which documented the shooting in Chicago has been posted on Screen Rant, showing the filming of some action scenes.

In the first few seconds, a group of men wearing soldier uniforms are seen getting direction from a crew. The actors later act running across the location, which is set up to look like have been exploded. Later, taken from a further distance, the footage features the sound of gunfire and explosions with fire ball blowing up several times.
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Robert Pattinson Wins Glamour's 50 Sexiest Men of 2010 Poll


August 19, 2010 09:29:49 GMT


Robert Pattinson was surely not let down by his fans as he recently topped Glamour's 50 Sexiest Men of 2010 poll, marking his second year in a row landing the number one spot on the list. The 24-year-old heartthrob was accompanied by his "Twilight" co-stars, Taylor Lautner and Kellan Lutz, who landed on number two and five respectively.

And blood-sucking hunks were apparently dominating ladies this year as "The Vampire Diaries" star, Ian Somerhalder, ranked in number three, beating out vampire contender Lutz. Another blood-sucker who made his way to the list was "The Twilight Saga's Eclipse" actor Xavier Samuel.
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U2 Working on 'Club-Sounding' Album

August 19, 2010 09:21:15 GMT


Now that Bono has recovered from his back surgery, U2 make plan for a new album. In an interview with Rolling Stone, the 50-year-old frontman said the upcoming studio installment will be filled with "club-sounding" music.

Instead of explaining further about the club sound, Bono revealed when the perfect time is to release the effort. He hopes it will be out by the time the band return to make up the canceled North American dates next spring.
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Report: Chris L. Says No to 'The Bachelor'


August 19, 2010 09:15:00 GMT


Those hoping to witness a happy ending for Chris Lambton should no longer cross their fingers. The runner-up of recent "The Bachelorette", Ali Fedotowsky edition, reportedly has rejected the offer to find his own true love through "The Bachelor".

A "rock-solid" source told E! Online that Chris has been approached to do the reality show but he said no because he wants to stay away from the limelight and lead a "normal life". However, "the producers really want Chris to be the guy. They're hoping they can convince him...This definitely isn't dead yet."
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Harry, Ron and Hermione Enter Grimmauld Place in New 'Deathly Hallows' Photo


August 19, 2010 09:14:45 GMT


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Another sneak peek to "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" has once again been shared, this time in form of a new picture. Debuted by KansasCity.com, the image captures three main characters, Harry Potter, Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley, as they stand on the entrance of Number 12, Grimmauld Place.

A day before the photo comes out on August 18, Empire Online has published a new article about the film. It features an interview with Daniel Radcliffe who explains the difference between "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I" and "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II".
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Of Montreal Debut Bloody Violent Video for 'Coquet Coquette'

August 19, 2010 09:03:03 GMT


Of Montreal's music video for their single "Coquet Coquette" has made its way out for fans viewing pleasure. Directed by Jason Miller, the clip features a bunch of people who get cannibal and violent as they are fighting each other in a barbarian battle.

Explaining about the bloody video, Kevin Barnes said as quoted by Idolator, "[It was] inspired retroactively by M.Houellebecq, and certain unauthorized visions of the daughter of Cloud." He added, "This short film is, in part, an attempt to animate the profoundly sagacious quote of WvB."
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Pamela Anderson Sees Good Side of Her Banned PETA Ad

August 19, 2010 08:43:04 GMT


Pamela Anderson is glad her racy PETA promo was banned in her native Canada because the furore over the picture boosted awareness of the animal-rights campaign. The latest advert for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) shows the former Baywatch babe wearing a bikini and sporting the words of butchers' cuts of meat printed all over her flesh.

Anderson jetted to Montreal, Canada last month to unveil the poster in the famous Place Jacques-Cartier square, but city officials refused to allow the event to go ahead - insisting the image was "sexist". But the blonde bombshell is convinced the fuss didn't hinder the campaign - because it actually helped PETA's message make headlines around the globe.
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Flo Rida Offers Consolation Duet to The Saturdays

August 19, 2010 08:36:04 GMT


Generous rapper Flo Rida has offered to collaborate with British girl group The Saturdays, after stealing the U.K. chart number one from them for a second time at the weekend.

The hip-hop star shot to the top of the British countdown with his track "Club Can't Handle Me", narrowly edging out The Saturdays' "Missing You" and denying the group their first number one single.
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Video: Adam Lambert Tongue Diving on Stage, Kissing Random Fans


August 19, 2010 08:35:32 GMT


After Lady GaGa sparked controversy with her Lollapalooza crowd-surf-kissing which she did with Semi Precious Weapons, now Adam Lambert introduces another form of fans interaction. During his recent concert in Providence, Rhode Island, he performed what he described as tongue diving.

The "American Idol" alum did the stage act when performing Tears for Fears' "Mad World" and T. Rex's "20th Century Boy". Halfway through the set, he paused and leaned into the crowd. He did it twice reportedly to smooch not only female but also male fans. "TongueDiving is the new StageDiving. Get Into It," he tweeted.
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Paris Hilton Debuts Spring 2011 Shoe Collection at Magic


August 19, 2010 08:30:41 GMT


Paris Hilton was in Vegas on Wednesday, August 18, not for partying but for business. During the day, the 29-year-old socialite debuted her Spring 2011 shoe collection, which includes stilettos, platforms and flats, at Magic Convention, Las Vegas Convention Center.

Hitting the event in a black ensemble and a lovely small braid on her blonde locks, Paris struck a pose with some of her shoes collection, including a glamor pink satin shoe, a blue heel and another black stiletto. The shoes themselves were displayed on a console table in white wood.
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'Jumper 2' Could Be 'Somewhere a Little Darker'


August 19, 2010 08:26:14 GMT


Hayden Christensen had always shown optimism about "Jumper" sequel and he has not changed his mind. Met at the premiere of his latest starring-film "Takers", the actor tells MTV Movies Blog that talks about making "Jumper 2" are happening, claiming "We're talking about it right now actually."

Asked where the story could go in the sequel, he says, "Hopefully somewhere a little darker." He further explains, "I think there's a lot you can do with it. It was sort of set up in a way it's gonna be mother hunting son and possibly even maybe sister hunting brother," before adding "We're talking about it, trying to figure it out."
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Peaches Geldof and Eli Roth Put in Headlock at Airport

August 19, 2010 08:22:06 GMT


Rock offspring Peaches Geldof found herself in a surreal situation moments before boarding a flight on Wednesday, August 18, when a security guard assigned to her and boyfriend Eli Roth put her in a headlock and began shouting at airline staff.

The daughter of Bob Geldof and her actor/director partner were provided with a bodyguard to ensure they made it through to the airport lounge safely. But Geldof got a shock when photographers started taking snaps of the pair, and the allegedly drunk guard grabbed her around the neck and pushed her through the departure lounge.
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Eric Clapton Reunites With Ex-Lover Sheryl Crow in Music

August 19, 2010 08:16:17 GMT


Eric Clapton is set to release his first solo album in five years - with a little help from ex-girlfriend Sheryl Crow. The guitarist hasn't worked on an individual project since 2005's "Back Home", and will release his 19th disc, "Clapton", in September.

The album features guest appearances from his ex-lover Crow - who he dated in 1996 - among others. In a statement, Clapton says, "It's an eclectic collection of songs that weren't really on the map - and I like it so much because if it's a surprise to the fans, that's only because it's a surprise to me, as well."
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Angelina Jolie Splashes $100k for Pakistan Flood Victims


August 19, 2010 08:10:17 GMT


Angelina Jolie is leading donations for the flood relief effort in Pakistan - the superstar has handed over $100,000 of her own money to help those worst affected.

The actress, who is a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations (U.N.), called for her fans to help raise funds for the Pakistani people whose lives have been devastated by the floods which hit the country last month.
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Kat Von D Eying Singing Career, Already Taking Voice Lessons


August 19, 2010 07:43:34 GMT


Tattooist to the stars Kat Von D is launching a career as a rocker. The heavily-tattooed artist, who until recently was dating Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx, admits she has been taking voice lessons for the past year in a bid to hit the charts. Von D, who once tattooed a rose on Lady GaGa's hip, says, "I've been writing my own music... and I'm putting together a band."

Kat Von D is currently rumored to have dated Sandra Bullock's ex Jesse James. They were romantically linked after they were spotted holding hands and "very affectionate" when visiting The Exhibition at the Luxor Hotel and Casino together on August 15.
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More Pictures and First Video From the Set of 'Captain America' Shared

August 19, 2010 07:36:47 GMT


HeyUGuys! has recently managed to enter the set of "Captain America: The First Avenger" in England and documented their visit in pictures and video. Quite similar to the previously released set pictures, the new ones give a look at a Sherman tank and a stage.

Moreover, the new photos and video see boxes of steel with a sign "Ammunition Dump" standing next to them. It is additionally known that there are around 30 army tents set up on the location, where the film was shot last week from Thursday, August 12 to Saturday, August 14.
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Shawty Lo Changes Label Name From D4L to 2610: BHF

August 19, 2010 07:35:15 GMT


Hip-hop star Shawty Lo has changed the name of his record label D4L to distance himself from snap rap music - because he wants to be taken more seriously. The Atlanta, Georgia-based MC founded D4L Records with rappers Fabo, Stuntman and Mook B. in 2003, and formed hip-hop group D4L.

The "Laffy Taffy" hitmakers became part of the snap music trend in 2006 - a dance-centric subgenre of hip-hop - but Lo refuses to embrace the movement and is fighting off the stigma by rebranding the label to be taken more seriously as an artist and executive.
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Emma Watson to Launch Her Fashion Line in Prince Charles' Private Garden

August 19, 2010 07:32:22 GMT


Stylish "Harry Potter" star Emma Watson's latest designs are to be given the royal seal of approval when the actress launches her new line in Prince Charles' private gardens. The Brit has teamed up with eco-friendly fashion label People Tree to create a new clothing range and the collection will be previewed in London on September 11 at a royal garden party.

The fashion showcase at Clarence House will be part of the A Garden Party to Make a Difference festival, which runs for 12 days and features fashion shows, cultural performances and cookery displays all centered around the latest environmental breakthroughs. Thrilled Watson says, "I think The Prince of Wales' initiative is such a brilliant idea."
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'As the World Turns' Farewell Party in Pics


August 19, 2010 07:28:56 GMT


Before "As the World Turns" concludes its run on September 17, the stars would like to have one final celebration. Terri Colombino, Mick Hazen, Austin Peck, Eileen Fulton and others joined executive producer Christopher Goutman at The Paley Center for Media on Wednesday, August 18 night for a farewell party.

After more than 5 decades on television, "As the World Turns" which catapulted the career of Julianne Moore, is coming to an end. CBS announced the cancellation based on the declining rating. The producers also failed to secure a new home for the soap drama.
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Brittany Murphy's Mum Denies Rumor She's Sleeping With Simon Monjack

August 19, 2010 07:27:12 GMT


Tragic actress Brittany Murphy's mum has fired back at reports she slept with her daughter's widower following the death of the star in December last year, insisting the very suggestion she had sex with her late son-in-law is "journalism at its lowest".

Sharon Murphy is upset by the Los Angeles County Coroner's report on Simon Monjack's death, which suggests she told police officers at the scene that she shared a bed with the producer/writer. According to the documents, obtained by TMZ.com, an investigator walked through Monjack's bedroom with a woman believed to be Murphy, who identified one side of Simon's bed as "her side of the bed."
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Liv Tyler, Cher and Jennifer Aniston Caught Up in Credit Card Scheme

August 19, 2010 07:22:57 GMT


Liv Tyler, Cher and Jennifer aniston have been caught up in a beauty salon boss' get-rich-quick credit card scheme, according to new reports. The trio, as well as stars like Anne Hathaway and Melanie Griffith, have been named in an affidavit obtained by TMZ.com following an investigation by U.S. Secret Service officials.

The lawmakers accuse Maria Gabriella Perez, the owner of Beverly Hills salon Chez Gabriela Studio, of overcharging her famous clients and then stealing their credit card information. According the the documents, the accused swindled $214,000 from Tyler alone.
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5-Year-Old Fan's Mother: Justin Bieber 'Was So Rude' to My Daughter


August 19, 2010 07:16:06 GMT


Justin Bieber has been widely known for his love for his fans. Unfortunately, a mother of one of Bieber's devotees might not think the same way after her little girl was made disappointed by the 16-year-old YouTube sensation, who refused to sign her daughter an autograph.

According to Star Magazine, Bieber was approached for an autograph by 5-year-old fan Emily Cason when he was riding his dirt bike around Georgia's Durhamtown Plantation resort on Tuesday, August 10. Emily's mom, Ashley, claimed Bieber shot back at little Emily, "It's my day off."
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Official: Chelsea Handler Will Host MTV Video Music Awards

August 19, 2010 06:54:51 GMT


Just hours after MTV announced Justin Bieber, B.o.B, Ke$ha and Ashley Greene are added to the already star-studded line-up of Video Music Awards, Chelsea Handler took it to her own TV show "Chelsea Lately" to reveal that she has been handed a hosting duty for the upcoming show.

During the Wednesday, August 18 which features guest Jennifer Aniston, Handler said, "Everyone knows that when you think of rap music and hip-hop you think of 'Chelsea Lately.' And that's why I will be hosting [the show]." She then jokingly urged her staff to vie for the extra tickets MTV handed to her. "Let the ass-kissing begin," she said with smiles.
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New 'Skyline' Poster Gives Close Look at Alien Spaceships


August 19, 2010 06:50:15 GMT


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After debuting a teaser trailer, "Skyline" wants to attract moviegoers with an eye-catching poster. The official one-sheet for the movie, which comes out via Shock Till You Drop, is dominated by blue and features two spaceships flying over skyscrapers.

The film is set in Los Angeles where people have been warned about the coming of aliens. When strange lights descend on the city, people are drawn outside like moths to a flame where an extraterrestrial force threatens to swallow the entire human population off the face of the Earth. Now the band of survivors must fight for their lives as the world unravels around them.
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Kenny Chesney Spotted Getting Close to Another Blonde

August 19, 2010 06:35:00 GMT


Country music singer Kenny Chesney appears to have moved on from his romance with girlfriend Amy Colley after he was photographed getting close to another woman during a romantic beach getaway. Chesney confessed his relationship with the Tennessee nurse was in trouble in a recent interview, revealing he and Colley had been "on-again, off-again" for some time.

And now the "How Forever Feels" hitmaker appears to have moved into the arms of ESPN network sportscaster Jenn Brown. Photos published in U.S. magazine Star show the pair romantically embracing on a Cancun, Mexico beach, where they reportedly escaped for a five-day break earlier this month.
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Kevin Connolly Mourning for Furry Best Friend


August 19, 2010 06:34:26 GMT


"Entourage" star Kevin Connolly has been left devastated by the death of his beloved dog. The actor's mixed-breed pooch, Bossy, suffered a fatal stroke in early August while Connolly was on vacation in Mexico.

The pet's loss was even more poignant for Connolly because Bossy had provided some much-needed companionship when his mother Eileen died from cancer in 2009, reports the National Enquirer. A close pal tells the tabloid, "Kevin is absolutely devastated. Bossy was his best friend and helped him get through his mother's death last year."
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Ryan Reynolds Had Anxiety-Ridden Experience After Filming 'Buried'

August 19, 2010 06:33:53 GMT


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Ryan Reynolds has described his experience on the set of new low-budget thriller "Buried" as his worst - because he spent 14 days locked in a seven-foot-long wooden 'coffin'. The actor plays a U.S. truck driver who is kidnapped in Iraq and buried alive with only a cellphone and a torch for company and spent two weeks rolling around in the dirt and sand underground in Barcelona, Spain.

He admits the shoot left him unable to sleep and desperate for a holiday with his wife Scarlett Johansson when filming wrapped. He tells Entertainment Weekly magazine, "I never slept, and it was a real problem. I was just so wound up. I was totally alone out there."
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Zsa Zsa Gabor 'Doing Better' at Home


August 19, 2010 06:33:18 GMT


Ailing actress Zsa Zsa Gabor is wowing medics in Los Angeles after showing signs of recovering from a broken hip and a string of health problems. The 93-year-old actress returned home from hospital on Monday, August 16 following surgery at the weekend, August 14 to remove two blood clots.

She sparked fears she was on her deathbed after a priest was called to read her Last Rites before she fell into unconsciousness on Monday, August 16. Her longtime representative John Blanchette confirmed Gabor was in "a serious condition" and was being fed through a tube, but it seems she is making some progress as she fights to regain her health.
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Kat Von D Tweets, Then Deletes, She's Dating Jesse James


August 19, 2010 06:28:29 GMT


Tattoo artist-to-the-stars Kat Von D sparked an online gossip frenzy on Wednesday, August 18 after confirming she was dating Sandra Bullock's bad boy ex Jesse James on her Twitter blog before removing the post minutes later. The couple was recently spotted on a night out in Las Vegas but Von D's representative dismissed reports of a romance, insisting the reality TV stars are "just friends."

However, Von D, who split from rocker Nikki Sixx earlier this summer, went public with the romance after taking to her Twitter page on Wednesday to announce the happy news. The 28-year-old beauty told her followers "Yes, Jesse and I are dating."
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'Survivor: Nicaragua' Drops First Promo


August 19, 2010 06:25:45 GMT


CBS unleashes the first TV spot of "Survivor: Nicaragua" this week and it contains testimonials from the castaways who are divided into two tribes, The Espada and La Flor. Those individuals aged 40 years and above are teamed up in the former while those 30 years and younger occupy the latter group.

"There's a lot more attributes that favor us than they do the young and the disoriented punks," tech executive Marty Piombo said. Meanwhile on the other side, art student Alina said, "They think they know everything. And it's gonna be a lot harder for them to bond."
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Naomi Watts' Thriller 'Fair Game' Unleashes First Trailer

August 19, 2010 06:22:59 GMT


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Summit Entertainment has debuted the first full trailer for "Fair Game" starring Oscar-nominated actress Naomi Watts as a covert officer in the CIA's Counter-Proliferation Division, Valerie Plame. Making its way out via Yahoo! Movies, the video follows Valerie who leads an investigation into the existence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.

They turn to her husband, Sean Penn's Joe Wilson, for an opinion about the weapons. But when the administration ignores his findings, Joe writes a New York Times editorial outlining his conclusions and igniting a firestorm of controversy after alleging the administration for manipulating intelligence about the weapons to justify the invasion of Iraq.
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Eminem Rebounds to No. 1 on Hot 200, Going Double Platinums


August 19, 2010 06:22:04 GMT


Eminem returns to No. 1 on Billboard Hot 200 after sitting at the runner-up position since last two weeks. His latest rap album "Recovery" adds 133,000 copies, giving it 2.1 million mark in just eight weeks and replacing the former chart topper Arcade Fire's "The Suburbs" on the top spot.

So far, the double-platinum album has become the chart's champion for six non-consecutive weeks. It's the longest-running No. 1 for an album since Susan Boyle's "I Dreamed a Dream" claimed six straight frames atop the list in December 2009 and January this year. Moreover, it becomes the second album to score two million threshold behind Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now" which now has sold around 2.5 million.
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Facing Additional Charge, Snooki Pleads Not Guilty


August 19, 2010 06:08:37 GMT


"Jersey Shore" star Snooki skipped a hearing in a Seaside Heights, New Jersey courtroom on Wednesday, August 18 following her July 30 arrest in the New Jersey beach town. However, the reality TV star has her attorney, Raymond Raya, entered not guilty plea to three charges, People reported.

Snooki, real name Nicole Polizzi, was charged with disorderly conduct and creating a public nuisance after bothering beachgoers on the arrest day. However, prosecutors have revealed that Snooki may also face an additional charge of annoying people at the beach.
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LeAnn Rimes Reacts to Criticism Over Eddie Cibrian's Sons


August 19, 2010 04:55:04 GMT


LeAnn Rimes has come under fire for referring to her boyfriend Eddie Cibrian's children as her "boys", insisting she is not trying to take the place of the kids' real mother. The country singer/actress has been dating former "CSI: Miami" star Cibrian since 2009, when they came clean about their affair and split from their respective spouses.

Rimes has been spending time with Cibrian's two sons with his estranged wife Brandi Glanville, Mason, seven, and Jake, three, and has been telling fans all about the fun she's having playing happy families on her Twitter.com blog. But she faced criticism from one fan after the star referred to the kids as "my boys".
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Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz NOT Falling Out Over New Singer

August 19, 2010 04:54:24 GMT


Ashlee Simpson's publicist has slammed reports the pop star mum has fallen out with her husband Pete Wentz over his choice for a new singer. Sources claim Simpson-Wentz is far from happy that sexy Bebe Rexh has been chosen to front the former Fall Out Boy star's new act, Black Cards - because she fears her man will fall for the exotic-looking New Yorker.

The insider tells In Touch magazine, "Ashlee is making a huge effort to make sure that Bebe feels like she belongs - and knows that Ashlee likes her, but Ashlee is so insecure, it brings out the worst in her."
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Video of Joe Perry Knocking Steven Tyler Off Stage Surfaces

August 19, 2010 04:53:44 GMT


Aerosmith's future has been called into question once again after Joe Perry was caught on camera bumping Steven Tyler offstage during a concert in Toronto, Canada on Tuesday night, August 17. Video footage of the incident, which occurred during the band's performance of "Love in an Elevator", has been posted on TMZ.com, showing Perry rocking out on his guitar while standing on the edge of a runway extended from the main stage.

Frontman Tyler can be seen approaching him and lightly bumping Perry, causing him to stumble forward before regaining his balance. Perry then walks up behind Tyler and knocks the singer with his hip, sending him flying face-first into the audience.
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Heather Morris Was 'Underpaid' as Back-Up Dancer

August 19, 2010 04:53:05 GMT


"Glee" star Heather Morris vowed to hang up her dancing shoes and move into acting after feeling "underpaid" and "under-appreciated". The 23 year old plays ditzy cheerleader Brittany in the hit musical show, but before becoming a series regular she was a back-up dancer for singers including Beyonce Knowles and Tina Turner.

But Morris had her heart set on being center stage as she wasn't getting "anything back" out of her dancing career. She tells the Boston Herald, "You're underpaid. You're under-appreciated. You're kind of just like the end of the stream."
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Kendra Wilkinson Wants to Have Liposuction After Second Baby


August 19, 2010 04:52:36 GMT


Former Playboy Playmate Kendra Wilkinson has vowed to undergo liposuction in a desperate bid to get her body back in shape - after she has a second baby. The former Girls Next Door star and her husband Hank Baskett welcomed their first son, Hank Baskett IV, in December 2009 but the blond admits she's been unhappy with her figure since packing on 55 pounds (24.9 kilograms) and having a Caesarean section.

And Wilkinson, who is aiming to be pregnant "within the next year", wants to regain her famously fit shape with the quick fix medical procedure. She tells America's Star magazine, "Having a nine-and-a-half pound baby stretched me out so much, I have all this loose skin that just won't go away... I had a C-section, which changed everything and put a bump in the road to my weight loss."
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Betty White to Share Success Secret in New Books

August 19, 2010 04:52:12 GMT


Veteran Golden Girl Betty White will share all about her life lessons in a new advice book. The actress, 88, has experienced a career resurgence in recent months after drawing laughs during an appearance on hit U.S. sketch show "Saturday Night Live" and successfully launching her own TV comedy series, "Hot in Cleveland".

And she is set to share the secrets to her success in a new tome after signing a two-book deal with publisher G.O. Putnam's Sons, reports the Associated Press. "Listen Up!" will hit book shelves in spring 2011, while a second release, "The Zoo and I: Betty and Her Friends", will follow in 2012.
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John Travolta's Wife Kelly Preston Hosted All-Female Baby Shower

August 19, 2010 04:51:28 GMT


John Travolta's actress wife Kelly Preston celebrated her pregnancy by hosting an all-female baby shower for friends and family in Los Angeles last week, August 13. The Hollywood stars confirmed they were expecting their third child in May, and Preston, 47, prepared for the impending birth by gathering with loved ones for a girly bash at the Beverly Hills Peninsula hotel on Friday, August 13.

Thirty guests were treated to high tea and were served finger sandwiches, scones and cakes as they mingled, costing the Travoltas $75 (50 pound sterling) per person, reports U.S. tabloid the National Enquirer. A source tells the publication, "Kelly's carrying beautifully. She's glowing and says she feels fantastic..."
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Lindsay Lohan's Father Cleared of Charges Against Ex-Lover

August 19, 2010 04:50:45 GMT


Lindsay Lohan's father Michael Lohan has been cleared over allegations he attacked his ex-fiancee during a heated argument in July. Kate Major, a former tabloid reporter, filed a police complaint with New York authorities on July 19, accusing Michael of reportedly kicking her in the face as she lay on the ground.

Officers from Southampton Police Department launched an investigation into the claim and Michael was hauled into court on Wednesday, August 18 to be arraigned on a charge of harassment in the second degree. But Major told prosecutors she no longer wished to press charges against him and the case against the born-again Christian will be officially dropped if he remains out of trouble for six months. A restraining order obtained by Major after the former couple's fight was also dismissed.
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Ernest Borgnine to Land Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award


August 19, 2010 04:50:18 GMT


Movie veteran Ernest Borgnine will be honored with the Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award in January 2011. The Oscar winner will become the 47th star to land the accolade.

A statement from SAG reads, "Ernest Borgnine has performed in more than 200 motion pictures, five television series and dozens of television films and guest appearances." Guild President Ken Howard adds, "Whether portraying brutish villains, sympathetic everymen, complex leaders or hapless heroes, Ernest Borgnine has brought a boundless energy which, at 93, is still a hallmark of his remarkably busy life and career."
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Video Premiere: Bo Bice's 'You Take Yourself with You'


August 19, 2010 04:43:09 GMT


Bo Bice's music video in support of his new single "You Take Yourself with You" has been debuted via The Boot. The clip features various photographs of the former "American Idol" contestant during his earlier years.

Taken from his upcoming studio album "3", "Take Yourself with You" is a song Bo holds close to his heart, as it reminds the singer of his teenage years when he first left home. "The chorus of the song is loosely based around something my Dad told me," he said.
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Steven Tyler's Gig on 'American Idol' Confirmed by Bandmate

August 19, 2010 04:37:50 GMT


While FOX prefers to keep being mum about the new judges of "American Idol", confirmation comes out from Steven Tyler's bandmate in Aerosmith, Tom Hamilton. The bassist said Tyler is a lock to be the replacement of Simon Cowell during an interview with Star Ledger.

"Steven is doing 'American Idol'. The ink is dry on that," said Hamilton. "So, we'll have to work around his schedule for a new record. I hope it doesn't hurt the new momentum we've built up on this tour, because that's been so important for us as a band. But I wouldn't want to be the one standing in the way of this for him."
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Jesse James Calls Sandra Bullock, Assuring Her He's Not Dating Kat Von D

August 19, 2010 04:25:51 GMT


Although he has been divorced from Sandra Bullock, Jesse James apparently wanted to assure the actress that he's not dating around following their recent split. A source told OK! Magazine that James has called Bullock, convincing her that he's not dating Kat Von D.

"She did say Jesse called her to assure her there is no romance between he and Kat or anyone else for that matter," the source disclosed. James and Von D were romantically linked after they were spotted holding hands and "very affectionate" when visiting The Exhibition at the Luxor Hotel and Casino together on August 15.
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A Glimpse at Justin Bieber on 'CSI' Promo


August 19, 2010 04:06:02 GMT


A glimpse of Justin Bieber making a cameo on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" has been released earlier this week. Only displaying the starlet in a brief second, the promo would like to emphasize that the new season will be a whole different chapter despite all the things they have explored in the last ten seasons.

Bieber is due to appear in the episode airing September 23. His character Jason McCann is a troubled teenager who was raised in the foster-care system. "When we first meet Jason, we meet him at a community center where he's giving a testimonial in honor of a man who takes Jason and his older brother in when they had no one else, and that man is now in jail and Jason's brother is out for revenge and looking for payback," executive producer Carol Mendelsohn said.
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Raekwon Confirms Project With Justin Bieber and Kanye West, Heading to Studio

August 19, 2010 03:55:17 GMT


The recent Twitter conversation among Justin Bieber, Kanye West and Raekwon about a possible collaboration is not just an idle talk. The Wu-Tang Clan star has confirmed the project, saying "It's definitely gonna happen."

In an interview with XXL magazine, he explained further, "When you got these kinda talents merging together to do something exciting, I think it's something that's gonna make the fans check it out." He additionally declared his love for both Kanye and Justin.
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Paz Vega Leaves Hospital With Newly-Born Son

August 19, 2010 03:54:32 GMT


"Spanglish" star Paz Vega shared her biggest smile as she carried her newly-born son, Lenon, outside a hospital in Madrid, Spain on Wednesday, August 18. Donning a pink loose-fitting mini dress, Vega protected her baby in a white blanket, while her husband Orson Salazar walked by her side.

Vega gave birth to the bundle of joy, who weighed 2.750 kilograms (6.05 pounds), on Friday, August 13. According to Associated Press, the 34-year-old beauty was due to give birth in September but underwent a Caesarean section in a Madrid hospital on that day. A statement from the Ruber International Hospital read, "The mother and the newborn are in perfect health."
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Kings of Leon's Frontman Sorry for 'Sex on Fire' Comment

August 19, 2010 03:53:20 GMT


Kings of Leon frontman Caleb Followill regrets his scathing comments about the band's massive hit "Sex on Fire" - insisting he's "ashamed" of the incident. The rocker stunned fans in a recent interview when he described the group's breakthrough song as a "piece of s**t" and slammed their new batch of supporters as "not f**king cool".

But he now rues his remarks, and admits he was "scared" with the level of fame "Sex on Fire" had brought the band. Followill tells British rock magazine NME, "For a while there, I turned into someone I wasn't proud of. I wasn't appreciative of the admiration we were getting, and I said some things that I'm ashamed of. I hurt people who were genuine fans of the band because I was embarrassed to look out from the stage every night and see people who weren't like me."
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Will Smith to Co-Star Christian Bale in Kathryn Bigelow's 'Triple Frontier'


August 19, 2010 03:46:37 GMT


Kathryn Bigelow is eying top-notch actors for her upcoming project. The Oscar-winning director has allegedly met Will Smith to talk about the possibility of him joining the cast of "Triple Frontier", which may also have Christian Bale, Javier Bardem and Sean Penn among the line-up.

The report comes out after The Wrap claims to have obtained a detailed email about Paramount's development slate. Beside "Triple Frontier", other highlights on the document include the studio's plan to pick up Jason Reitman's comedy "Young Adult", Stephen Sommers who could return to direct "G.I. Joe 2", and untitled Star Trek sequel which is confirmed to be a go next year.
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Kanye West Allowed to Skip Mediation With Suge Knight

August 19, 2010 03:46:11 GMT


A judge in Florida has given permission for Kanye West to skip a mediation hearing as part of his ongoing legal battle withSuge Knight - but the rapper will have to take part in the session by phone.

The "Stronger" hitmaker is embroiled in a long-running dispute with the hip-hop mogul, who sued West over claims he was shot and robbed at a party hosted by the rapper in Miami, Florida in 2005. Knight alleges the star should have provided better security checks to stop a gun being smuggled into the venue.
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Broadway Star Shannon Tavarez Recovering After Transplant

August 19, 2010 03:42:44 GMT


Young Broadway star Shannon Tavarez is recovering in hospital following a potentially life-saving operation in her ongoing battle with leukaemia. The 11-year-old actress, who played the young Nala in hit musical "The Lion King", was forced to quit the show in April after she was diagnosed with acute leukaemia.

She has been in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant to survive, and stars including Alicia Keys, Rihanna and 50 Cent have all thrown their support behind her search for a suitable match, with the "In Da Club" star even registering himself as a potential donor.
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Scott Caan Tore Ligaments During 'Hawaii Five-0' Stunt

August 19, 2010 03:39:08 GMT


Actor Scott Caan is recovering from knee surgery after suffering an injury in a stunt for revamped U.S. TV action series "Hawaii Five-0".

The 33-year-old actor, who stars as Detective Danny 'Danno' Williams in the remake of the 1960s and '70s show, was flown from the Oahu set to Los Angeles last week to undergo surgery on a torn ligament, reports the New York Post. The operation was reportedly conducted as an outpatient procedure.
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Naomi Campbell Faces Hefty Tax Bill

August 19, 2010 03:35:24 GMT


Beleaguered British supermodel Naomi Campbell is facing a hefty tax bill in the U.S. over allegations she owes more that $63,000 in back payments.

Officials at America's Internal Revenue Service (IRS) filed a lien for allegedly unpaid income taxes on July 28, just days before the embattled beauty took the stand to testify at a war crimes trial in The Hague, Netherlands.
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Sex Pistols' Fragrance Bottled


August 19, 2010 03:32:56 GMT


Legendary rockers the Sex Pistols have bottled the scent of the punk era by launching the band's first fragrance. The group has teamed up with French beauty brand Etat Libre D'Orange to create a self-titled scent, which is described as "the spirit of punk" in a bottle.

The perfume, which is launched this summer, comes in packaging inspired by the Sex Pistols' hit track "God Save the Queen". A statement from executives at the fragrance company reads, "To wear this scent, you must resist tradition, fight conformity, and disregard aromatic conventions. In the spirit of punk, you must be willing to express yourself with abandon. You take risks and you wouldn't be adverse to creating a little mayhem."
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John Mellencamp: Internet Destroyed Music Business

August 19, 2010 03:17:19 GMT


John Mellencamp is convinced the Internet has "destroyed" the music business, branding the web the "most dangerous thing invented since the atomic bomb". The veteran rocker is adamant the rise in online music sales and the decline of CDs, combined with a sharp increase in Internet piracy, will be detrimental to the industry in the long term, and he's even convinced digital tracks don't sound the same as hard copies.

He tells Reuters, "I think the Internet is the most dangerous thing invented since the atomic bomb. It's destroyed the music business. It's going to destroy the movie business. (I listened to a Beatles track on a CD and then on an iPod, and) you could barely even recognize it as the same song. You could tell it was those guys singing, but the warmth and quality of what the artist intended for us to hear was so vastly different."
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Fred Armisen Reportedly Dating 'SNL' Co-Star Abby Elliott


August 19, 2010 03:13:21 GMT


Fred Armisen is now reportedly dating his "Saturday Night Live" co-star Abby Elliott, less than a week after an insider revealed that Fred split from his wife of 10 months, Elisabeth Moss. "They are together. It is very new," a source told E! Online.

Fred, who is 20 years older than Abby, was recently spotted at Reservoir restaurant in Los Angeles with the actress. On the outing, an eyewitness shared, "It was late at night. They were very cozy," adding "I thought, he's married to Elisabeth Moss. But now that I heard they split."
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Girls Aloud Will Reunite at the End of This Year, Nicola Roberts Says


August 19, 2010 03:13:18 GMT


Nicola Roberts has reassured Girls Aloud fans the five-piece will reunite later this year, amid fervent speculation their ongoing hiatus will become permanent. The U.K.'s biggest girl group has taken a 12-month break to concentrate on individual projects, but the singers have been dogged by split rumors after they extended their time away from the band.

However, Roberts is adamant they are all planning to reform soon. She tells British morning show GMTV, "Well we're still all on our little break so we're all doing our own thing. Our break hasn't been up yet - we were supposed to have a year off so at the end of the year we'll start to regroup and talk about the future plans. But at the moment we're all dabbling in different things."
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Method Man Follows Tila Tequila to Sue Over Stage Attack

August 19, 2010 03:09:40 GMT


Rapper Method Man is taking legal action after he was allegedly hit in the face with a beer can while performing onstage at a music festival in Illinois. The "How High" hitmaker was left bloodied and bruised after he was injured during a prolonged attack when he appeared at the Gathering of the Juggalos event with Redman on Sunday, August 15.

He continued with the performance but now he's preparing to sue the perpetrators of the attack, according to TMZ.com. The rapper tells the website, "It's not OK... I don't condone throwing things at the talent while they're performing. It takes a lot of heart and balls to continue performing after you've been hit in the face."
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Original 'Dragon Tattoo' Girl Circling 'Sherlock Holmes 2' and 'MI 4'

August 19, 2010 03:09:01 GMT


Noomi Rapace is looking forward to making her Hollywood debut. The Swedish actress, who gained people's attention after starring as Lisbeth Salander in the original version of "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" and its sequels, is said eying roles in two upcoming movies from big studios.

According to Deadline Hollywood, Warner Bros' Greg Silverman wants her for "Sherlock Holmes 2", and Paramount's Marc Evans approaches her for "Mission: Impossible IV", with a source adding "If it's not too far along." Details of the roles are not mentioned, but Rapace is expected to be back to Hollywood next week to meet again with Silverman and "Mission: Impossible IV" director Brad Bird.
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'Piranha 3-D' Banned From Using Joe Francis' Name in Promotion

August 19, 2010 03:07:22 GMT


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Lawyers representing Joe Francis have written to movie bosses behind "Piranha 3-D" amid allegations a character in the new horror is loosely based on the "Girls Gone Wild" filmmaker. Jerry O'Connell plays a soft-core pornographer filming girls in bikinis on spring break in the upcoming picture, but Francis' legal team has moved swiftly to distance the star from rumors he inspired the character.

His lawyer, Stanton Stein, has sent a letter to the Weinstein Company, the movie corporation behind "Piranha 3D", to warn against mentioning his name during the promotion of the film. An excerpt from the letter, obtained by the New York Post, reads, "We caution all of those associated with this film to refrain from maligning Mr. Francis..."
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First Look of Britney Spears on 'Glee'

August 19, 2010 03:04:56 GMT


Britney Spears did her own promotion of "Glee" appearance by posting a picture of her on the set. The singer, who has been working out in the gym and showed a toned body, announced via her Twitter that she began filming her cameo on Wednesday, August 18 afternoon.

"About to do my first shot of the day for Glee tweeties! Here we goooo!" she wrote earlier that day. An hour later she updated her fans with a picture of her in a formal suit and glasses. The accompanying message says, "What's up GLEEKS? Having so much fun on set!! Can't wait for you guys to see the episode!"
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Gabrielle Union 'Foreplay' Lawsuit Dismissed by Judge

August 19, 2010 03:02:27 GMT


A judge in Illinois has dismissed a lawsuit which accused Gabrielle Union and her boyfriend Dwayne Wade of engaging in "sexual foreplay" in front of the basketball star's children. The athlete's estranged wife Siohvaughn Wade filed papers earlier this year on behalf of the former couple's two sons, aged eight and three, claiming Wade had engaged in "extreme and outrageous conduct" with Union in front of the kids.

A spokesperson for Union denied the allegations, with Wade branding the claims "meritless" - and an Illinois judge dismissed the case in court last week, citing improper jurisdiction, according to TMZ.com. Union's lawyer tells the website, "The allegations against Ms. Union are completely false and do not belong in the Illinois Court System."
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Michael Douglas Scraps Hong Kong Trip After Cancer Diagnosis

August 19, 2010 02:56:38 GMT


"Wall Street" star Michael Douglas has pulled out of a planned appearance at a brokerage convention in Hong Kong next month following his cancer diagnosis. The 65 year old is preparing to undergo eight weeks of radiation and chemotherapy sessions after doctors discovered a tumor in his throat.

He is expected to make a full recovery but has axed an upcoming trip to speak to businessmen at an investor event held by CLSA, Asia's leading investment group, in Hong Kong. A spokesperson for the company tells AFP, "It has been confirmed that he canceled his trip to Hong Kong and will not be speaking at our investor forum."
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Doctors Recommend Lindsay Lohan Released From Rehab Early

August 19, 2010 02:38:48 GMT


Doctors who oversee Lindsay Lohan's court-ordered treatment have met a new judge, Elden S. Fox, commissioning the star's legal battle in a closed session on Wednesday, August 18. During the meeting, the doctors have recommended to Elden that Lindsay spend no more than 30 days at UCLA Medical Center, Radar Online reported.

The site mentioned that the shorter rehab stint was one of the key recommendations to emerge from the session which was also attended by Deputy District Attorney, Danette Meyers, and Lindsay's high-powered lawyer, Shawn Chapman Holley. Next meeting has been scheduled for next Wednesday, August 25, "to discuss Lindsay's treatment," a source told the site.
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Justin Bieber, B.o.B, Ke$ha and Ashley Greene Added to MTV VMAs Line-Up


August 19, 2010 02:35:21 GMT


More artists who will glitter the stage of Nokia Theater in Los Angeles for the live ceremony of 2010 MTV Video Music Awards have been uncovered. Justin Bieber and B.o.B are booked to make live performances, while Ke$ha and Ashley Greene are tapped to present awards.

"I'm excited to be performing at the VMAs. It is all still unbelievable, because last year I went for the first time and no one knew who I was," Bieber said. "Just really shows that dreams can come true and what incredible, dedicated fans I have. I'm a lucky guy and grateful. Now I just want to get on that stage, have some fun in front of my heroes, because at the end of the day I'm still a kid and still a fan."
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Pics: Demi Lovato, Jonas Brothers at 'Camp Rock 2' Premiere


August 19, 2010 02:29:19 GMT


The stars of "Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam" came out to make a promotional appearance for the "Camp Rock" sequel. Demi Lovato stood next to her ex-lover and co-star Joe Jonas while doing the red carpet, joined also by Joe's brothers Kevin Jonas, Frankie Jonas and Nick Jonas as well as other castmates such as Alyson Stoner and Matthew 'Mdot' Finley.

The premiere was held on Wednesday, August 18 at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center in New York where fans were allowed to watch behind glass. Making a special appearance were Mickey and Minnie Mouse who gave Demi a quick kiss on the cheek.
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First Trailer for Hayden Christensen's 'Vanishing on 7th Street' Pops Out

August 19, 2010 02:25:48 GMT


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Upcoming horror movie "Vanishing on 7th Street" has been previewed in a full trailer which first comes out via Shock Till You Drop. It sees Hayden Christensen's Luke who, on what should be an ordinary day, wakes up and finds out that all people on the street are gone.

Shadowy forms have caused residents in the once-thriving city to inexplicably disappear. Luke then joins other survivors who fight to stay alive in the light while grappling with the meaning of existence.
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Cover Art of Taylor Swift's 'Speak Now' Revealed, 'Mine' Video to Premiere Next Week

August 19, 2010 02:08:42 GMT


Taylor Swift has given away the first look at the front page of her upcoming studio album "Speak Now". The image features the 20-year-old country music beauty wearing a long deep-purple gown with her signature curly hair let loose.

The album is going to arrive in United States on October 25. Of the title, she said, "That pertains to the album as a concept and as an entire theme of the record -- more than I can even tell you. I've been working on it for two years. Ever since we put out Fearless, I've been writing for this record and conceptualizing it and putting it together in my head as to what I wanted it to be."
 
 
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