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August 23, 2010

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Kanye West Announces GOOD Fridays, to Drop One New Song Every Week

August 23, 2010 09:47:15 GMT


There will be one new song revealed every Friday, so Kanye West announced on Sunday, August 22 via Twitter. Calling the treatment as GOOD Fridays, he wrote, "I know yall need the music so I'm dropping 1 new song every weekend until Xmas."

The rapper continued, "It may be my song it may be a new Jay song etc.." He further explained, "We look at the game completely different now It's about the fans. No more holding back. That's why I dropped see me now... It wasn't about me it was about the Summer the BBQs etc... "
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Sandra Bullock to Get 'Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close' With Tom Hanks

August 23, 2010 09:45:59 GMT


Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. are set to team up to make "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close". Beside produced by such big studios, the film will also likely to see collaboration of two big stars Sandra Bullock and Tom Hanks.

According to Variety, Warner Bros. indicated that they have sent out offers to both the "The Proposal" actress and the "Angels & Demons" actor, but formal negotiations have not been reached. Roles which may be tackled by the two Oscar winners have not been mentioned either.
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'Bachelorette' Star Ali Fedotowsky and Roberto Martinez Out for a Zoo Visit


August 23, 2010 09:20:17 GMT


"The Bachelorette" star Ali Fedotowsky has updated her fans on her romance life with fiance Roberto Martinez whom she met on the reality TV series. Ali shared via her Twitter page about her recent outing with Roberto at San Diego Zoo on Sunday afternoon, August 22.

"Roberto and I had so much fun at the San Diego Zoo today. We even got to sit right next to a polar bear!!! In a cage of course," Ali teased her fans. She later posted a picture of her and Roberto as well the polar bear who seemed more interested to Ali rather than Roberto.
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Idris Elba's 'Legacy' Drops First Full Trailer

August 23, 2010 09:11:45 GMT


Upcoming action thriller "Legacy (2010)" has been previewed in a full trailer. An exclusive courtesy of Cinema Blend, the video gives a look at the praised performance of Idris Elba who stars as Malcolm Gray in the film.

A former Black Ops operative, Gray lives in a run-down apartment in Brooklyn after he and his team mates were captured and tortured when they were sent to hunt down an elusive arms dealer. Now back home, he has a new mission which is to take down the man responsible for his capture, a man who also happens to be his brother.
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'Hung' 2.09 Preview: Lenore's Threat

August 23, 2010 08:55:33 GMT


"Hung" is coming closer to the end of season 2. In the episode called "Fat Off My Love Or I'm the Allergen", Mike accuses Ray of betrayal. Meanwhile, Ronnie vents his frustrations with Jessica at a dermatology banquet and Tanya lashes out at Ray, Lenore and Horny Patty.

The episode airs Sunday, August 29 on HBO. Speaking of the episode before the finale, series co-creator Colette Burson said in an interview with TV Squad, "I directed next week's episode. There's quite a bit of Detroit in it. There's a big scene shot on the old Tigers Stadium field. We can't replicate this stuff in the studio."
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Chris Brown NOT Touring With Usher


August 23, 2010 08:47:11 GMT


Responding to rumor that Chris Brown and Usher were going to tour together, a person from Brown's camp told CB Web that the joint trek is "definitely not happening." A Twitter message posted by Brown to hint the possible gig has been removed as well.

Report about the duet tour started floating on the web after producer Bryan-Michael Cox mentioned it in a YouTube video filmed by pal Jermaine Dupri. The surprise news came just a month after Brown and Usher shared stage together at Jamaica's Reggae SumFest.
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Catherine Bell Gave Birth to Second Baby

August 23, 2010 08:33:09 GMT


"Army Wives" star Catherine Bell is a proud mother after welcoming a baby son in Charleston, South Carolina on Saturday, August 21, People reported. A rep for Catherine told the site that the baby is named Ronan Bell.

The rep further revealed that Ronan arrived at 8:29 A.M., weighed in at 7 lbs., 7 oz. and is 19 3/4 inches long. The newly-born baby is the second child for Catherine and husband Adam Beason. He joins 7-year-old sister Gemma.
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First Three Clips of 'Voyage of the Dawn Treader' Unleashed


August 23, 2010 08:24:50 GMT


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Several brand new clips from "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader" have been shared. They feature scenes which involve Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, in addition to giving a better look at their cousin Eustace.

In the first clip, Eustace is seen as a stubborn boy who does not believe in fairytale. Later, his greedy side is highlighted in the second snippet. In the other video, however, he is seen softer as he is sorry for something he did in the past.
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Janice Dickinson Calls Lady GaGa an Idiot


August 23, 2010 08:01:49 GMT


Former model-turned-U.S. reality TV queen Janice Dickinson has slammed Lady GaGa for flippant comments the pop star made about drugs in a recent Vanity Fair article. Dickinson was outraged when the "Paparazzi" star admitted to being an "occasional" drug user in the September issue of the publication - because she fears her nonchalant attitude to narcotics could lead her young fans to try cocaine and heroin.

Dickinson tells Life & Style magazine, "As a recovering addict who knows how dangerous occasional use is, I can think of no reason for Gaga to reveal this to her young audience. She is a f**king idiot. The way she mentioned cocaine, I think she should really get spanked."
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John Mayer Making a Duet With Brad Mehldau

August 23, 2010 07:58:38 GMT


Rocker John Mayer thrilled fans at a sold-out concert on Sunday, August 22 after inviting jazz star Brad Mehldau onstage for a duet set. The singer took to his Twitter.com page last week and hinted that his concert at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl would be extra special, teasing, "Planning something so beautiful for the Hollywood Bowl show... Stay tuned..."

And Mayer kept his promise - he and pianist Mehldau wowed the crowd with a collaborative set as the sun went down over the outdoor venue. The duo covered Jimi Hendrix's "The Wind Cries Mary", "Can't Find My Way Home" by Blind Faith, and Led Zeppelin's "Going to California", before transitioning into Mayer's own "Stop This Train".
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Rupert Grint Refuses to Strip Naked Like Daniel Radcliffe


August 23, 2010 07:55:03 GMT


Rupert Grint is refusing to follow in the footsteps of his "Harry Potter" co-star Daniel Radcliffe by stripping off naked onstage. The actor, who turns 22 on Tuesday, August 24, is hoping to progress his acting skills after wrapping up the wizard franchise by appearing in London's famed West End theater district.

But Grint admits he could never bare all like Radcliffe did in 2008, when he appeared naked in the New York and London productions of "Equus". He tells Britain's the Daily Telegraph, "I would love to do some theater, but I refuse to get my kit (clothes) off. I would do anything before doing that."
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Spencer Pratt to Go Public With Heidi Montag and Karissa Shannon Lesbian Sex Tape


August 23, 2010 07:54:58 GMT


Spencer Pratt has surely fueled anger of his soon-to-be ex-wife Heidi Montag. After stating that he will pen a tell-all book about their relationship which was later followed with plan to release a sex tape featuring him and Heidi, Spencer has now claimed he also has a girl-on-girl sex tape between Heidi and Playboy Playmate Karissa Shannon, TMZ reported.

Although Heidi and her rep haven't released any comment, Karissa admitted that the lesbian sex video indeed exists. However, Karissa doubted that Spencer has the tape and if he does have it and releases it, she will sue him. Spencer reportedly got the tape while he was searching through boxes of belongings at his Malibu, California home.
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Matthew Newton Returns to Rehab, Scrapping 'X Factor' Hosting Gig


August 23, 2010 07:43:48 GMT


Australian actor Matthew Newton has gone back into rehab - just three months after he was discharged from a treatment facility. The "Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities" star checked into a private hospital in Melbourne in April after he was accused of trashing a hotel room in the city where he was staying with his girlfriend, "Transformers" actress Rachael Taylor.

He left the center earlier this summer and subsequently opened up about his alcohol issues, describing himself as a "work in progress". The star was due to begin hosting the Australian version of singing contest "The X Factor" but he's pulled out to focus on his ongoing health issues.
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Jonathan Rhys-Meyers and Adrien Brody Circling Lead Role in 'Fantastic Four' Reboot


August 23, 2010 07:41:19 GMT


As 20th Century Fox plans to remake "Fantastic Four", the studio is looking for a man to step into the shoes of Ioan Gruffudd who portrays Reed Richards in the 2008 movie and its sequel. According to Screen Rant, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers and Adrien Brody are currently the contenders to take that part.

Beside Meyers and Brody, Alice Eve and Amber Heard have been rumored to join the cast for the untitled new Fantastic Four project. The two young female stars are said vying the role of Sue Storm and whoever chosen will play the love interest of team leader Mr. Fantastic aka Richards.
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Coming Up Next: The John Stamos Show

August 23, 2010 07:39:22 GMT


It would not be only "Glee" in John Stamos' agenda. The actor who has been booked to play a recurring role in the FOX comedy, is slated to work with the series' creator Ryan Murphy for another project which puts him in the biggest spotlight.

To E! Online, Murphy dished out that he is backing the actor up for a show which details are still unknown. One thing for sure, Stamos who has appeared in a Broadway musical, would "probably" showcase his talent in singing. The same case happens to Kristin Chenoweth who has been confirmed first to have a show with Murphy as well.
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Video: Fantasia's 'Bittersweet' Performance After Suicide Attempt

August 23, 2010 07:13:26 GMT


Fantasia Barrino was a surprise guest on the birthday party of Charlotte Bobcats player Tyrus Thomas earlier this week. This reportedly becomes her first public appearance since she was hospitalized for overdose in a suicide attempt.

"I been in the house for a week so you know I'm bout to act ugly," she told the crowd as quoted by Sound-Savvy. "When they said it was over for me, I'm here to say I'm back!" After that, the "American Idol" alum belted out an emotionally-charged rendition of her slow jam "Bittersweet".
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Jermaine Jackson Is Terrified of the Dark After Spooky Encounter With Ghosts

August 23, 2010 07:06:36 GMT


Jermaine Jackson can't sleep with the lights out after a spooky encounter with ghosts at the family's Encino, California compound left him terrified of the dark. The "Do What You Do" singer told all about the Jackson family's haunted history during a recent taping of U.S. TV show "Celebrity Ghost Stories", revealing the estate that became his home in 1968 was built on Indian burial grounds and attracted all manner of spirits.

And Jackson was left spooked late one night when two evil ghosts visited him in the bedroom he shared with brother Marlon. He claims the elderly ghosts picked on him at a time he was exhausted and stressed following a long day in the studio with the Jackson Five.
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Video: Joe Jonas and Demi Lovato Kiss in 'Camp Rock 2'


August 23, 2010 07:00:30 GMT


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A scene clipped from the upcoming "Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam" comes out, highlighting on the romance between Shane Gray and Mitchie Torres. The young couple who met in the summer camp in "Camp Rock" continues to rock on although in real life Joe Jonas and Demi Lovato do not.

Joe and Demi announced they were dating while filming of the TV movie was still going on, but they went separate ways not long after. "Camp Rock 2" began filming in late 2009 but Demi denied there was anything romantic between the co-stars at that time. In March this year, however, Demi revealed they were dating, something that she regretted telling the public later when they broke up.
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Bono's Clothing Company Suffers Financial Blow


August 23, 2010 06:55:13 GMT


U2 frontman Bono and his wife suffered a financial blow in 2009 as their clothing company racked up $9 million in losses. The rocker and his wife Ali Hewson set up Edun in 2005 to stimulate business in Africa but accounts filed for the ethical fashion firm show it plunged into the red last year.

The debts were 90 per cent bigger than in 2008, according to official documents obtained by British newspaper The Sun. Luxury business group LVMH, which owns Moet champagne and couture house Louis Vuitton, is believed to have bought an "important" stake in Edun last year.
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Doves' Jimi Goodwin Threatens to Beat Up Unruly Crowd on Stage

August 23, 2010 06:54:32 GMT


Angry Doves star Jimi Goodwin threatened to beat up crowd members who upset him during the band's last gig "for quite sometime" at Britain's V Festival on Sunday, August 22. Earlier this year, the British rockers announced they would be taking a two-year hiatus after growing tired of their repetitive schedule and guitarist Jez Williams told fans the band's set at the Essex, England festival, "This is our last festival for quite some time... It's been interesting."

But the set was marred after bassist Goodwin became increasingly upset with one section of the crowd, telling them, "Real classy s**t, yeah? You think you're s**tting me?"
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System of a Down Take Hiatus to Keep the Band Going


August 23, 2010 06:53:57 GMT


The members of rock band System of a Down agreed to an indefinite hiatus to stave off a permanent split after success started to get the better of them. Bassist Shavo Odadjian has revealed the real reason behind the band's 2006 break, which is ongoing four years later, admitting it was the only way to keep the band going.

He tells Hustler magazine, "We won a Grammy and we had two number one records. We were making a lot of loot (money). Then some people within the group of four brothers started seeing things differently... and their actions made the reactions of others pretty unbrotherly-like."
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Angelina Jolie's Bosnian War Movie to Start Shooting in Fall and Involve Many Natives


August 23, 2010 06:44:43 GMT


After wrapping the production of "The Tourist", Angelina Jolie is ready to jump on another project. During her surprise visit to Sarajevo over the weekend to meet with members of Bosnia's interethnic presidency to discuss ways to help thousands of returning war refugees, the actress has confirmed that she is working on a Bosnian War love story which will start shooting in this fall.

"Upon leaving Bosnia and Herzegovina on Saturday, Angelina Jolie stated that she will be in the region working on a film this fall," said the UNHCR, the United Nations refugee agency, for whom Jolie works as a goodwill ambassador. The statement issued on Saturday, August 21 also mentioned, "The film is a love story set during the Bosnian war of 1992-1995, focusing on a couple who meet on the eve of the war and the effect the war has on their relationship."
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Paul Heaton Takes Aim at Kings of Leon Over V Festival Behavior


August 23, 2010 06:42:29 GMT


British singer Paul Heaton has publicly slammed the Kings of Leon for their unfriendly behavior, insisting they were the only band to not be "nice" to him at this weekend's V Festival in England.

The former The Beautiful South frontman performed sets before the U.S. rockers at both Saturday's Staffordshire V and Sunday's Essex V - and used his performance on the second day to hammer the "Use Somebody" hitmakers for their bad attitude from the day before.
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Pamela Anderson Earns $18,000 for One-Night Club Appearance

August 23, 2010 06:41:33 GMT


Pamela Anderson picked up $18,000 for a one-night stand in London on Friday night, August 20. The former "Baywatch" pin-up, who is in the U.K. to promote her upcoming role in traditional Christmas pantomime "Aladdin", thrilled clubbers at Funky Mojoes in Essex when she showed up for the nightspot's two year anniversary celebrations.

According to Britain's The People newspaper, Anderson took home a whopping $18,000 for simply sipping booze in the VIP room and posing for snaps with revelers.
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Marc Jacobs Recovering From Painful Hair Transplant

August 23, 2010 06:40:45 GMT


Fashion designer Marc Jacobs is recovering after undergoing a hair transplant. Jacobs has revealed he underwent the operation in May, just weeks after splitting from longtime partner Lorenzo Martone.

And the tattooed designer admits the surgery was the most painful thing he has even experienced. He tells Details magazine, "I couldn't sleep on my side, and I couldn't put my head back."
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Artist of the Week: Katy Perry

August 23, 2010 06:18:58 GMT


After taking the world by storm and winning multiple coveted awards with only one album, Katy Perry continues exploring her pop roots in a sophomore set "Teenage Dream" which is due August 24 in United States. A collection of fun songs and emotional ballad tracks, it is going to move fans, both physically and emotionally.

"I think some people feel like they have had success with one thing and one idea and one record and they want to pull a 180 and try a totally different thing, I definitely feel like that's the wrong move," she told Rolling Stone about her decision to stick to pop. "I feel like you just have to grow from it, you can branch off of it but keep the tree the same in some ways."
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Iron Maiden Topples Eminem at U.K. Album Charts

August 23, 2010 05:57:22 GMT


Heavy rockers Iron Maiden are back at the top of the U.K. album charts with "The Final Frontier". The veteran British band beat hot pop act The Saturdays and The Hoosiers to the top spot.

The rockers end Eminem's run at the top - his "Recovery" falls to second and The Saturdays' "Headlines" enters the new chart at three. Iron Maiden's new release has also hit the number one spot in Sweden and Finland.
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Ex System of a Down Star Overshadowed Arnold Schwarzenegger at AC/DC Video Shoot

August 23, 2010 05:55:54 GMT


Former System of a Down star Shavo Odadjian once sneaked into an AC/DC video shoot and stole the show from Arnold Schwarzenegger. A pal of the rocker was charged with printing passes for the "Big Gun" shoot and he made 30 extra to hand out to friends.

Odadjian turned up to the set at Van Nuys Airport in California and found himself standing next to Schwarzenegger. He tells Hustler magazine, "It was the video for... the film 'Last Action Hero'... and there is a part where they bring Arnold into the crowd, and they brought him right next to me."
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Stacy Ferguson Excited About Planned Stage Duet With Slash

August 23, 2010 05:54:32 GMT


Pop singer Stacy Ferguson aka Fergie has unveiled big plans for a tribute to her rock 'n' roll idol Slash next week, when the pair take the stage for a music festival in Los Angeles. The former Guns N' Roses guitarist drafted in the "My Humps" hitmaker to contribute vocals for his track "Beautiful Dangerous", which appears on his self-titled solo album.

And now the Black Eyed Peas singer is working with organizers on a planned salute to the rocker at the upcoming Sunset Strip Music Festival, where she's planning to join him onstage for a very special performance. She tells Usmagazine.com, "I'm really excited to rock out with Slash. My inner rock chick will emerge that night."
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Jim Jones to Join Fat Joe and Other Rap Stars for Anti-Violence Rally

August 23, 2010 05:53:51 GMT


Rapper Jim Jones will join hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons to pound the streets of New York later in August as part of an anti-violence rally. Big Apple natives Jones and Simmons will be joined by Fat Joe, Maino, and Juelz Santana on the Tsunami of Peace: Ride, Walk & Rally Against Violence protest against the rise of gun crime in some of the city's toughest areas.

The rally will take on the appearance of a funeral procession in a bid to drive home the message that guns kill. Simmons tells AllHipHop.com, "We cannot accept the constant violence and death in our communities as the norm. Time to stand up."
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Elly Jackson of La Roux Pays Tribute to Tragic Charles Haddon at England Gig

August 23, 2010 05:53:08 GMT


La Roux star Elly Jackson dedicated the band's performance at the V Festival in England on Saturday, August 21 to tragic Ou Est Le Swimming Pool frontman Charles Haddon, who committed suicide the night before. Haddon, who fell to his death from a satellite mast backstage at the Pukkelpop festival in Belgium, had formerly toured with La Roux.

Jackson halted her Stafford concert to tell fans, "Yesterday a friend of ours died. His name was Charlie and he was from Ou Est Le Swimming Pool. They supported us on tour, and he died yesterday at Pukkelpop. So the whole of the set is for him really. Can we have a big hand for Charlie please?"
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Official 'Lost' Pilot Script Sold for 18,000 Dollars at Auction

August 23, 2010 05:14:04 GMT


A script for the pilot of cult TV drama "Lost", signed by series creators J.J. Abrams and Damon Lindelof, has sold at auction for $18,000. The item was among the highlights to go under the hammer on the first day of auction house Profiles in History's Lost props and memorabilia sale in Santa Monica, California.

The top sellers on the day were a computer used at fictional hideout the Swan station and a hatch door from the same station, which both went for $19,200. Other items that sold included a large section of wreckage from the show's doomed Oceanic Flight 815 aircraft, a ring worn by Dominic Monaghan's character Charlie and a collection of maps used by Mira Furlan's enigmatic Rousseau character.
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Katie Holmes Filmed Kennedy's Assassination Scene

August 23, 2010 04:59:58 GMT


Katie Holmes helped Americans to re-enact the tragedy of U.S. President John F. Kennedy's assassination on Friday, August 20 when the actress put on Jackie O's famous pink suit. The filming of miniseries "The Kennedys" has reached the climax scene in Toronto, recreating the shooting that took place in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963.

In a series of on-set photos, Holmes is seen with a suit and pillbox hat that the First Lady wore during the tragedy. She was filming alongside Greg Kinnear who portrays the last President. Together, the actors descended the plane and got ready to hop on the convertible that would later be the last place Kennedy was seen conscious.
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Video: Lady GaGa Thanks Little Monsters for Her Twitter Crown


August 23, 2010 04:56:40 GMT


Lady GaGa has landed a new title, the queen of Twitter. The 24-year-old eccentric singer has dethroned Britney Spears' crown after surpassing her 5,705,684 Twitter followers. GaGa overtook Spears' title with her 5,734,532 followers.

Thanking her little monsters, GaGa posted a video on her micro-blogging site on Saturday, August 21. Wearing a white-witch hat with Twitter logo and its bird symbol, GaGa, who also completed her look with a white fur coat and wacky glasses, said, "Hello world, this is Lady GaGa, queen of Twitter."
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Cover Art of Kid Cudi's 'Erase Me' Ft. Kanye West

August 23, 2010 04:30:35 GMT


Kid Cudi's new single "Erase Me" which features Kanye West will not be made available for digital download on iTunes until August 24. But, cover art of the single has been unveiled earlier over the weekend, seeing the rapper wearing a formal suit.

"Erase Me" was debuted on Cleveland radio station 96.5 KISS FM back in June this year. Produced by Jim Jonsin, it is confirmed to make the cut to Cudi's forthcoming second studio album "Man on the Moon II : The Legend of Mr. Rager".
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More Details of 'Deathly Hallows: Part I' Obtained From Test Screening


August 23, 2010 04:16:43 GMT


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"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I" will not arrive in U.S. theaters until November 19 but some lucky people managed to watch it during a test screening on Saturday, August 21. Director David Yates as well as producers David Heyman and David Barron were said among the attendees of the screening, which reveals the film's current runtime is two-and-a-half hours.

[SPOILER ALERT!] The movie opens with Rufus Scrimgeour addressing the media. Similar to the book, a ghostly version of Dumbledore will be guarding Grimmauld Place in the film. Additionally, it is known that Kreacher appears in the upcoming installment of "Harry Potter" film franchise and he obeys Harry Potter.
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Lily Allen Blasts Simon Cowell and 'Scripted' 'X Factor'

August 23, 2010 04:16:27 GMT


Lily Allen won't be tuning in to Simon Cowell's U.K. TV show "The X Factor" this year - she's attacked the talent contest and the music mogul in a series of online rants. The hugely popular series returned to the small screen in Britain on Saturday, August 21 night and attracted huge viewing figures.

But the "Smile" hitmaker has made it clear she is not fond of Cowell's grip on the TV music competition genre - insisting the program embodies everything "I detest about modern western culture." On her Twitter.com page, Allen writes, "X factor - FAIL. Too set up/scripted in my humble opinion. I don't know how Simon Cowell has managed to get away with essentially copywriting (sic) the talent contest. It's beyond me, really."
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Kasabian Taking Hiatus, Frontman Goes Solo

August 23, 2010 04:11:03 GMT


Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan is planning to go solo while his bandmates take a break from touring to spend time with their children. The "Shoot the Runner" hitmakers played their final show for 12 months at the V music festival in Essex, England on Sunday, August 22 and were intent on going out with a bang.

Meighan told Britain's News of the World, "It will be good to bow out at V. After tonight we are taking some time off... we are going to have a proper tear-up. V is such a major festival so it's emotional for us. The gigs are great but we've worked so hard. It's the traveling that gets you. You have to look after yourself. We have been to so many countries, you forget where you are. It wears you down."
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Faith Evans Arrested on Suspicion of DUI


August 23, 2010 04:09:55 GMT


Grammy-winning singer Faith Evans was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor drunken driving on late Saturday, August 21. Evans was busted after she was stopped at a checkpoint at Washington and Lincoln boulevards at 10.40 P.M., Officer Cleon Joseph of the Los Angeles Police Department told Los Angeles Times.

Faith was said held for a few hours before she was finally released on bail, the following morning, on August 22. The 37-year-old singer's car was impounded. Moreover, Los Angeles City Attorney will get the case and make a decision about formal charges.
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Michael Jackson's Fans to Hold Protest at Conrad Murray's Hearing

August 23, 2010 04:05:08 GMT


Michael Jackson's fans are planning to take to the streets of Los Angeles in protest when Dr. Conrad Murray arrives at court on Monday, August 23. The medic, who was the "Thriller" star's personal physician at the time of his death, has pleaded not guilty to a charge of involuntary manslaughter amid accusations he administered the powerful drug that killed the singer last June.

Jackson fans descended on the Superior Court of Los Angeles in June when the doctor attended a court hearing, and they are planning to demonstrate again at his preliminary trial date. A representative for the late superstar's fan group Justice4MJ, tells TMZ.com that devotees will line the freeway near to the courthouse on Monday, and will follow Murray's convoy when it leaves the building.
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Video Premiere: Bobby V's 'Phone #'

August 23, 2010 04:03:38 GMT


Bobby V who is formerly known as Bobby Wilson has debuted a music video for his new single "Phone #". Directed by Fat Katz, it was filmed on South Beach of Miami and follows the R&B singer and his featured guest Plies spending a warm day with bikini girls.

"Phone #" is taken from Bobby V's upcoming fourth studio album "Fly on the Wall" which is due later this year. It is produced by Jazze Pha and inspired by Tupac Shakur's 1996 song "What'z Ya Phone #".
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Kate Winslet Went Public With New Boyfriend

August 23, 2010 04:00:07 GMT


Kate Winslet refused to hide her new romance with her model beau on Friday, August 20 night - she was snapped hand-in-hand with the hunk on a date in London. The "Titanic" star was linked to handsome Louis Dowler last month following her split from husband Sam Mendes earlier in the year.

Winslet has refused to confirm she is dating again, but the actress looked happy to be seen with the Burberry model when the pair enjoyed a night out in the British capital. Walking through the streets holding hands, a glamorous Winslet dined with Dowler at the plush Groucho members club before they headed to Mayfair club Mahiki until the early hours of Saturday.
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Shane West Sued After Crashing Onto Another Car


August 23, 2010 03:56:56 GMT


Actor Shane West has been named in a lawsuit over allegations he crashed into a fellow motorist and left the driver needing knee surgery. In a civil lawsuit filed at a California court on August 18 - two days before the two-year anniversary of the accident - Richard Glenn Grim claims West smashed into the back of his car on Santa Monica Boulevard.

It is alleged the crash caused $5,000 worth of damage to Grim's car, and left him needing "two surgeries" on his knee, according to TMZ.com. In papers, Grim's lawyer Frank Ariel says, "We would like to reach a fair settlement with Mr. West's auto insurance company."
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Serena Williams Skips U.S. Open With 'Deep Sadness'


August 23, 2010 03:53:08 GMT


Tennis champ Serena Williams has been forced to bow out of the U.S. Open after she failed to recover from foot surgery in time for the competition. The world number one underwent an operation for cuts on her right foot after she was slashed by broken glass in a restaurant in July.

But the sports ace has been left devastated after having to withdraw from the Open, which kicks off on August 30. In a statement, she says, "It is with much frustration and deep sadness that I am having to pull out of the U.S. Open."
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Wyclef Jean to Contest Haiti's Elections Board

August 23, 2010 03:46:35 GMT


Wyclef Jean has revealed that he will not give up his Haitian presidential run. The hip-hop singer, whose candidacy was rejected by Haiti's elections board on Friday, August 20, vowed on Sunday that he will struggle to make the courts change their decision about disqualifying him from the race.

"After careful consideration and much soul-searching, I have made the decision to contest Haiti's board of election's pronouncement stating that I am ineligible to run for the presidency of the country," Jean said as quoted by The Wall Street Journal. "I will be seeking a solution through legal channels, and I urge my countrymen to be patient through this process."
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New 'Captain America' Pictures Reveal Scene Set on VE Day


August 23, 2010 03:43:44 GMT


After undergoing a production in a highly secretive set, "Captain America: The First Avenger" was shot in a public place on Sunday, August 22. A number of extras, dressing in 1940s clothes, gathered around Trafalgar Square in London, England where they filmed a scene set during VE Day or Victory in Europe Day.

Waving U.K.'s flags, they were seen sharing smiles and hugs as they reenacted the situation when the WWII Allies formally accepted the surrender of the armed forces of Nazi Germany in 1945. Lead actor Chris Evans was not seen involved during the weekend filming, but director Joe Johnston was spotted around the location.
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'True Blood' 3.11 Preview: Fresh Blood

August 23, 2010 03:42:00 GMT


The next episode of "True Blood" goes straight to the action and revelation as it inches closer to the end of season 3. In "Fresh Blood", the vampires are back on a killing spree with Jessica admitting to Hoyt that she has drunk human blood and Russell kidnapping Sookie while she's with Bill.

Bill tries to earn back Sookie's trust, but ends up bringing her face-to-face with fresh dangers. Knowing he's no physical match for the King, Eric tempts Russell with the "ultimate vampire dream." Jason tries to wrap his head around Crystal's revelation.
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Jermaine Jackson Talks 'Evil' Ghosts Haunting His Famous Family


August 23, 2010 03:30:06 GMT


Jermaine Jackson has spoken out about his family's darkest secret - the clan's famous compound in Encino, California is haunted by ghosts. The singer has revealed the estate was built on an Indian burial ground and he has encountered many spooks there over the years.

His spooky tale features on U.S. TV show "Celebrity Ghost Stories" on Saturday night, August 21. Jackson reveals ghosts have been spotted roaming the grounds of the estate and he once awoke to find two in his bedroom, when he was a child.
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Paul McCartney Serenades Bill Clinton on His 64th Birthday

August 23, 2010 03:27:56 GMT


Former U.S. President Bill Clinton was treated to a musical surprise on his 64th birthday - Sir Paul McCartney called him up to serenade him. The Democrat was delighted after picking up the phone to hear The Beatles legend on the line after reaching the age on Thursday, August 19.

And he was stunned when McCartney began an impromptu rendition of the Beatles' 1967 love song, "When I'm Sixty-Four". source tells Britain's Daily Mirror, "Sir Paul knows Bill is a huge fan of the Fab Four and instantly agreed to ring him. Well, it's not every day you can get on the line to a former President."
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Lisa Marie Presley Fires Employees for Not Signing Privacy Contracts


August 23, 2010 03:24:34 GMT


Lisa Marie Presley is demanding staff at her new English estate sign strict privacy contracts - and has already fired two employees for refusing to do so, according to a U.K. report. Elvis Presley's daughter drew up the confidentiality agreement to prevent 'leaks' about her private life after she hit the headlines in Britain following her move into the town of Tunbridge Wells, Kent, on Tuesday, August 17.

The six-page document bans staff and their relatives from discussing details of the building, furnishings, and decor, including photos or mementos related to Presley's relatives. And Presley is determined to retain her privacy - she immediately dismissed two cleaners who asked to first take legal advice.
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Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart Turned to Cops to Escape Paparazzi


August 23, 2010 03:17:43 GMT


"Twilight" co-stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart turned to cops earlier this week to shake off a pack of photographers. The British hunk and his rumored girlfriend were traveling in a car together after landing at Los Angeles International Airport when they noticed several photographers weaving through traffic to follow them.

The duo then pulled into a local police station, where they requested assistance. According to TMZ.com, the quick-thinking officers helped the pair escape through another exit in the building without the snappers spotting them.
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'The Expendables' Not Beaten by 'Vampires Suck' at Box Office

August 23, 2010 03:08:41 GMT


"The Expendables" cast fought hard on the set and they get an equal payback. The movie still sits atop North American Box Office on its second weekend with an additional $17 million. Though it drops around 51.3% from last week's gross, the hard-hitting action flick still manages to block newcomer "Vampires Suck" from topping the chart.

Betraying its title, the comedy parodying scenes from "Twilight" films is not that suck at box office since it becomes runner-up on its debut weekend. The spoof-fest rakes in $12.2 million on its debut weekend after obtaining $4 million from its Wednesday, August 18 opening.
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Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer Tied the Knot, Wedding Pictures Revealed

August 23, 2010 03:08:09 GMT


"True Blood" stars Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer have taken their relationship to the ultimate level. The couple wed at sunset under a white tent at a beach side villa in Malibu on Saturday night, August 21, People reported.

A rep for the newlyweds confirmed to the site, "Stephen Moyer and Anna Paquin were married on Saturday evening in Malibu surrounded by their family and friends." In the wedding pictures which have been revealed, Anna looked stunning in a white halterneck gown, while Stephen donned a dark suit.
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2010 Creative Arts Emmys Winners List

August 23, 2010 03:08:02 GMT


Held one week prior to the Primetime Emmy Awards, the Creative Arts Emmy Awards gave away honors in the categories that don't get to be recognized on the big night. These categories include Best Guest Actors in each genre, Best Voiceover, Best Music Score, Best Costume and Best Reality Program.

Taking home statuettes as best guests were John Lithgow and Ann-Margret for their respective roles on "Dexter" and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit", as well as Betty White and Neil Patrick Harris on "Saturday Night Live" and "Glee". Anne Hathaway is triumphant for her contribution on FOX's animation "The Simpsons" where she guest voices as Bart's love interest, Jenny.
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Behind the Scenes of Taylor Swift's 'Mine' Music Video


August 23, 2010 02:45:36 GMT


Following the snippet and the stills of Taylor Swift's upcoming "Mine" music video, another footage which includes a look behind the scenes of the clip is offered. It gives a quick glance at the making of proposal and wedding scenes which also star Toby Hemingway.

Co-directed by Swift and Roman White, the music video will be premiered in full next week on August 27. It will be introduced by Swift in a half-hour TV special. She will return to the towns of Kennebunk and Kennebunkport, Maine where the video was filmed and offer a behind-the-scenes look of the quaint towns and personal insight into how this latest video came to life.
 
 
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