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August 24, 2010

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'Cloverfield' Monster Designer Dishes on J.J. Abrams' 'Super 8' Creature


August 24, 2010 09:52:06 GMT

Since "Super 8" is categorized as a secret project of J.J. Abrams, little has been known about the movie including who is involved in the project. However, in an interview with Wired during recent San Diego Comic Con, it has been revealed that "Cloverfield" monster designer Neville Page is tapped to design "the range, the gamut" for the upcoming sci-fi.
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'Lie to Me' 2.21 Preview: Lightman and Foster Kiss

August 24, 2010 09:36:25 GMT

Lightman and Foster turn up the heat in the next episode of "Lie to Me". While going undercover, the co-workers play a couple who has the secret fantasy of being filmed, and to convince their target, they give a long passionate kiss.
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Heidi Montag Reportedly Agrees With the Release of Her Sex Tape


August 24, 2010 09:35:03 GMT

Heidi Montag has now reportedly agreed to talk business with porn company Vivid Entertainment over her estranged husband Spencer Pratt's plan to go public with their alleged sex tape, TMZ reported. According to the site, Heidi privately knows that the sex tape exists.
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Video: John Legend and The Roots Sing at Miss Universe 2010


August 24, 2010 09:32:17 GMT

John Legend was well placed in the center of Miss Universe 2010 pageant stage on Monday, August 23, surrounded by beautiful women around the world while performing a medley. Backed up with The Roots, the singer gave a soulful rendition of "Save Room" while the Top 10 contestants danced around him to show off their night gowns.
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Robert Rodriguez's 'Machete' Gets New International Trailer and Character Spots

August 24, 2010 09:04:51 GMT

In anticipation to the September 3 U.S. release, "Machete" wants to tease audience through a bunch of sneak peeks, launching a new international trailer and some TV spots. The trailer contains few fresh action scenes toward the end of it. Meanwhile, the TV spots are aimed to highlight such characters as Danny Trejo's Machete, Michelle Rodriguez's Luz, Jessica Alba's Sartana as well as Robert De Niro's McLaughlin.
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Son of Late Ol' Dirty Bastard Joins Father's Bandmates Wu-Tang Clan at Rock the Bells


August 24, 2010 08:39:02 GMT

Boy Jones, the son of late rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard, joined his father's former bandmates the Wu-Tang Clan for a performance of the group's landmark "Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)" at the Rock the Bells festival in California on Saturday night, August 21.
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'Underworld' Star Karl Hyde to Hold Solo Art Show in Japan

August 24, 2010 08:38:06 GMT

"Underworld" star Karl Hyde is to debut 70 new artworks as part of the What's Going on in Your Head as You're Dancing exhibition at the Laforet Museum in Harajuku, Japan. It will be the "Born Slippy" hitmaker's first solo art show, and his first since he presented pieces in New York with "Underworld" partner Rick Smith and artist John Warwicker in 2008.
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Jamiroquai Is Set to Release First Album in Five Years

August 24, 2010 08:30:51 GMT

British jazz funk band Jamiroquai are reforming to release their first album in five years. The "Space Cowboy" hitmakers parted ways after releasing 2005's "Dynamite" because frontman Jay Kay was too exhausted by their busy schedule to continue.
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Jamie Cullum Doesn't Agree With the Use of Auto-Tune on 'The X Factor'

August 24, 2010 08:30:19 GMT

Jamie Cullum has waded into a debate over the use of Auto-Tune in Simon Cowell's "The X Factor" - insisting the technology should not be used to correct contestants' vocals. The TV talent contest, which saw its seventh series launched in the U.K. on Saturday, August 21, has been mired in controversy after viewers realized several hopefuls had their vocals enhanced by computer.
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Kasabian Celebrate Hiatus by Crashing Wedding Parties

August 24, 2010 08:23:48 GMT

Kasabian celebrated the start of their one-year hiatus by crashing two wedding parties following their gig at Britain's V Festival on Sunday night, August 22, according to a U.K. report. The "Fire" hitmakers are stepping out of the spotlight for the next 12 months so the band members can spend time with their young children.
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Elizabeth Hurley Denies Having Breast Augmentation

August 24, 2010 08:22:59 GMT

Elizabeth Hurley has dismissed reports she has gone under the knife to enhance her chest, insisting her breasts are completely natural. The "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery" star was hit by rumors of cosmetic surgery after she was photographed in a bikini during a vacation in Spain last week.
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Tyler Perry Cleared From Plagiarism Claims


August 24, 2010 08:22:33 GMT

Tyler Perry is breathing a sigh of relief after a U.S. appeals court cleared the filmmaker of accusations he stole the idea for his movie "Diary of a Mad Black Woman". Donna West's case against the actor/screenwriter was dismissed in 2008 after jurors in a Texas court found she did not have enough evidence to support her claim that Perry lifted material from her play, "Fantasy of a Black Woman", to use in his 2005 blockbuster.
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Randy Quaid Sues Financial Advisers for Taking His Money


August 24, 2010 08:22:05 GMT

Actor Randy Quaid is targeting his financial advisers in a new lawsuit, accusing them of taking millions of dollars from him. Quaid claims he has lost more than $10 million (6.7 million pound sterling) in "loans I did not need or want" after advisers allegedly forged his signature on bank documents, according to a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, August 23.
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Stills of 'Big Bang Theory' Season 4: Sheldon on a Date


August 24, 2010 08:07:27 GMT

The first idea of "The Big Bang Theory" season 4 is offered through the first back episode stills as well as the new season's poster. The one-sheet reminds fans that the half-hour comedy no longer occupies Mondays slot but Thursdays instead. Meanwhile, the stills for episode 4.01 show Sheldon on his first date ever.
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Ozzy Osbourne Is Vampire in Son-Directed Music Video


August 24, 2010 07:42:12 GMT

Ozzy Osbourne has joined the undead - the rocker shows off his fangs at the end of his new video, which marks his son Jack Osbourne's directorial debut.
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Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren Officially Divorced, Focusing on 'Parenting Plan'


August 24, 2010 07:38:11 GMT

Tiger Woods and estranged wife Elin Nordegren have now officially divorced. Their marriage was dissolved at Bay County Circuit Court in Panama City, Florida on Monday, August 23. Following the execution, the couple released a joint statement to announce the legal split.
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Dimension Films Announces Plan to Make 'Piranha 3-D' Sequel


August 24, 2010 07:30:29 GMT

Dimension Films is apparently pleased with the performance of "Piranha 3-D" that they are planning to make the follow-up. On Monday, August 23, the studio announces that a sequel is already in the works.
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'Lost' Vehicles Sold High at Auction


August 24, 2010 07:30:29 GMT

The vehicles from "Lost" were among the biggest items to go under the hammer at a props and memorabilia auction on Sunday, August 22. The Dharma Van, Hurley's Camaro and the Dharma Jeep were the highlights of the two-day sale, which culminated early on Monday morning, raising $87,500.
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The Swell Season to Split After Fan's Suicide


August 24, 2010 07:25:31 GMT

Oscar winners and former lovers Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova are to split as The Swell Season to embark on other endeavors. The news comes just days after a fan committed suicide onstage at a Swell Season show in Saratoga, California - but the tragedy has nothing to do with the parting.
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Michelle Trachtenberg's Rep Denies John Mayer Romance


August 24, 2010 07:22:05 GMT

A spokesperson for actress Michelle Trachtenberg has dismissed reports the actress is dating notorious Hollywood playboy John Mayer. Recent reports suggested the "EuroTrip" star was "smitten" with the singer/songwriter, who has dated a string of top beauties including Jennifer Aniston and Jessica Simpson.
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Lindsay Lohan Invited to Join 'Celebrity Apprentice'


August 24, 2010 07:16:39 GMT

Real estate tycoon-turned-reality TV star Donald Trump has told troubled Lindsay Lohan she'll have to be 100 per cent healthy before he'll consider her as a contestant on his "The Celebrity Apprentice" show.
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Taylor Lautner Suing Trailer Company for 'Distress'


August 24, 2010 07:13:51 GMT

Actor Taylor Lautner has filed a lawsuit against a trailer company for causing him "distress" after allegedly failing to deliver a vehicle on time. The "Twilight" star claims he struck a deal with McMahon's RV to buy a personal trailer for approximately $300,000 so he could use it on the set of new movie "Abduction".
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Jessica Alba to Be Spy Mother in Robert Rodriguez's 'Spy Kids 4'

August 24, 2010 06:55:03 GMT

Jessica Alba is set to work together with Robert Rodriguez again. The actress, who has starred in Rodriguez-directed "Sin City", is in negotiation to join the cast line up for "Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World", The Hollywood Reporter (THR) states.
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Guns N' Roses Stumped by Show-Cancellation Tweet

August 24, 2010 06:42:51 GMT

Reports suggesting upcoming Guns N' Roses shows have been scrapped have sparked confusion among the members of the band - bassist Tommy Stinson reveals he has no idea what's going on. After a disastrous, delayed band performance at the Rock 'N Rev Festival in Sturgis, South Dakota on August 13, a post appeared on frontman Axl Rose's Twitter page suggesting all upcoming concerts had been canceled.
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Kelly Osbourne Goes Blonde for New Movie Role

August 24, 2010 06:42:16 GMT

Kelly Osbourne has gone blonde for a new movie role. The pop star and reality TV darling has landed the role of a groupie in new movie "Should Have Been Romeo". She took to Twitter to announce the big news, writing "It's a comedy and i play the role of nicole, who is a crazy groupie! its amazingly funny."
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Lemmy Kilmister, Dee Snider and More Honored at the Vegas Rocks! Magazine Awards

August 24, 2010 06:41:17 GMT

Motorhead star Lemmy Kilmister, Dee Snider, Glenn Hughes and the Scorpions were among the rockers celebrated at the Vegas Rocks! Magazine Awards at the weekend, August 22. The trio were presented with achievement honors at the inaugural prize giving, held at the Elvis Showroom inside the Las Vegas Hilton hotel.
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Preliminary Hearing for Michael Jackson's Physician Set for January 2011


August 24, 2010 06:29:07 GMT

Michael Jackson's family will have to wait until next year to find out whether the pop star's physician will face a trial and possible jail time for administering the anesthetic that killed the King of Pop - the preliminary hearing has been set for January 4, 2011.
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Jackie Chan Slammed for Endorsing Troubled Shampoo

August 24, 2010 06:28:31 GMT

Martial arts star Jackie Chan has come under fire for endorsing a shampoo which allegedly contained carcinogens. The "Rush Hour" star has used his movie fame to pitch all manner of products in China, but the latest has landed him in hot water. Critics claim Chan backs too many brands - and he should be more discerning.
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Attacker Claims Leonardo DiCaprio Starts Altercation


August 24, 2010 06:27:56 GMT

The woman accused of slashing Leonardo DiCaprio's face with a glass during a 2005 Hollywood party insists the actor started the altercation by threatening her. Aretha Wilson allegedly hit the "Titanic" star during a house party thrown by Paris Hilton's ex-boyfriend, film producer Rick Salomon. DiCaprio was allegedly hospitalized after the attack, which left him needing 17 stitches to close up a large cut across his face.
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Video Premiere: Megadeth's 'Holy Wars ...the Punishment Due'

August 24, 2010 06:27:35 GMT

Megadeth will soon release the 20th anniversary edition of the band's acclaimed studio album "Rust in Peace". As a promotion, the rockers have taped their live appearance at Hollywood Palladium and released the set "Holy Wars ...the Punishment Due" as a music video.
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Dr. Conrad Murray's Lawyers to Request Access to Michael Jackson's Fluid Samples


August 24, 2010 06:05:10 GMT

Lawyers for Dr. Conrad Murray will ask a judge for permission to access fluid samples taken from his late patient Michael Jackson - in a bid to aid the medic's defense in his involuntary manslaughter case.
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'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Star Cheryl Hines and Husband File for Divorce

August 24, 2010 06:04:48 GMT

Actress Cheryl Hines and her husband Paul Young have filed for divorce to end their seven year marriage. The "Curb Your Enthusiasm" star and Young, a producer and talent manager, filed for divorce on July 20, according to report which is confirmed by Hines' representative.
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'Avatar' Sequel Won't Come Before 2014

August 24, 2010 06:03:53 GMT

James Cameron has warned "Avatar" fans it may be another four years before they see the next part of the planned sci-fi trilogy - because he's still writing "tons of notes" to develop the sequel. The "Titanic" director began drafting the alien-human love story in 1994 - 15 years before it hit the big screen in December 2009 and shattered worldwide box office records.
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Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer Flashed Their Wedding Rings

August 24, 2010 06:03:05 GMT

Anna Paquin has revealed her wedding ring, two days after tying the knot with her "True Blood" co-star Stephen Moyer. The 28-year-old actress was spotted with the new bling when she was out with her mother Mary Paquin at the trendy clothing store Fred Segal in Santa Monica, California on Monday morning, August 23.
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Reality Stars to Invade 'Dancing with the Stars' Season 11


August 24, 2010 05:10:52 GMT

A few names have been mentioned as the candidates of "Dancing with the Stars" season 11 and they include some reality TV stars such as Audrina Patridge, The Situation and Ali Fedotowsky. The status of these three celebrities is still a rumor because ABC will only officially announce it after "Bachelor Pad" on Monday, August 30.
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On-Set Pics of 'This Must Be the Place': Sean Penn Channels Glam Rock Star


August 24, 2010 04:58:44 GMT

Sean Penn has kicked off the production for "This Must Be the Place" and the pictures from the set have emerged. Filming at Dublin's Mount Street in Ireland on Monday, August 23, the American actor was spotted wearing a long, messy wig and a bright red lipstick.
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Kris Allen to Tour With Lifehouse


August 24, 2010 04:41:36 GMT

"American Idol" alumni Kris Allen is to open for Lifehouse on a number of dates. The rock band announced via Twitter that they have mapped out a Fall tour, saying "We are pleased to announce that we will start our Headlining tour with special guest @krisallen Oct. 15!"
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Victoria Adams and Emma Bunton Got Flat Tyre on the Same Day

August 24, 2010 04:36:00 GMT

Victoria Adams was the second Spice Girls to get that sinking feeling this weekend - a family day out to the beach was marred by a flat tyre. The former singer and her soccer star husband David Beckham took their three boys - 11-year-old Brooklyn, 7-year-old Romeo and 5-year-old Cruz - for some fun in the sand in Malibu, California on Sunday, August 22.
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Katy Perry to Remain Tight-Lipped About Romance Once She Marries Russell Brand

August 24, 2010 04:26:09 GMT

Katy Perry has promised to remain tight-lipped about her romance with Russell Brand - as soon as the couple becomes husband and wife. The "California Gurls" hitmaker has been candid about her relationship with the funnyman, who she is preparing to marry later this year after he proposed during a romantic vacation in India.
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Taylor Momsen: I Wasn't Insulting Rihanna

August 24, 2010 04:25:41 GMT

Actress/singer Taylor Momsen is making amends with Rihanna after reportedly slamming her for wearing leather jackets, insisting she didn't mean to insult the pop star. The "Gossip Girl" actress hit the headlines after discussing the "Umbrella" hitmaker's edgy fashion choice during a conversation about the differences between hard rock and chart-topping tracks.
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Fantasia Barrino Admits She Was Determined to End Her Life


August 24, 2010 04:25:05 GMT

R&B singer Fantasia Barrino has denied speculation her suicide attempt was a cry for help, insisting "I wanted out." The "American Idol" star was hospitalized for a drug overdose in early August after she became caught up in divorce proceedings between North Carolina couple Antwaun Cook and his estranged wife Paula.
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Black Widow Is the Only Female Avenger in 'The Avengers'

August 24, 2010 04:24:57 GMT

Do not expect to see The Wasp or Scarlet Witch in "The Avengers". Joss Whedon has confirmed that Black Widow will be the only female Avenger seen in the movie. "It is true that the movie is only going to have one female avenger," he told The Sunday Herald-Sun as quoted by Moviehole, referring to Scarlett Johansson's character.
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Tyler Perry Is Ready to Quit 'Madea'


August 24, 2010 04:13:04 GMT

Funnyman Tyler Perry can't wait to retire his movie matriarch "Madea", insisting he "doesn't get" what audiences love about her. The actor shot to fame as the sharp-tongued grandmother in movies including "Diary of a Mad Black Woman" and "Madea Goes to Jail" - but he admits he's ready to quit cross-dressing for the role.
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Noomi Rapace Had Traumatic Final Day of Filming 'Millennium Trilogy'

August 24, 2010 04:11:53 GMT

Actress Noomi Rapace was so wrapped up in her role as the female lead in the Swedish movie adaptation of Stieg Larsson's "Millennium Trilogy", she was violently ill after filming ended. Rapace played Lisbeth Salander in all three of the original movies and was so committed to her character - a Goth-punk investigator - that she dropped 14 pounds (6.4 kilograms), shaved her head, pierced her eyebrows and lip, and took up Thai boxing.
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Kathryn Joosten Wants Smoking Disclaimer on 'Mad Men'

August 24, 2010 04:11:22 GMT

Two-time cancer survivor Kathryn Joosten is calling for "Mad Men" bosses to air a warning about the hazards of smoking before characters light up on the hit drama. The "Desperate Housewives" star stamped out her 45-year smoking habit in 2001 after she was diagnosed with lung cancer. She was told she had the deadly disease again last year and underwent surgery before being declared cancer-free in January.
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Sexy 'True Blood' Trio to Present at Emmys

August 24, 2010 03:52:34 GMT

Stephen Moyer and Anna Paquin would walk on the red carpet of 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards as husband and wife for the first time. The "True Blood" stars who wed on Saturday, August 21 have been confirmed as presenters at the awards event but they will be joined as well by co-star Alexander Skarsgard.
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Drew Barrymore's 'Going the Distance' Debuts New Trailer

August 24, 2010 03:51:46 GMT

Less than two weeks from its U.S. release, "Going the Distance" drops another trailer. Making its way out via Yahoo! Movies, the video follows Drew Barrymore's Erin and Justin Long's Garrett who maintain a long-distance relationship. The fresh trailer additionally has more scenes featuring other characters talking.
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Jay-Z and U2 Join Forces for Australia Tour

August 24, 2010 03:21:13 GMT

The world of Hip-Hop and rock collide again as it was announced that Jay-Z is touring with U2 for an Australian jaunt. The rapper is made a special guest by the rock band fronted by Bono to perform at their 360 Tour this fall.
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Amy Winehouse's Boyfriend Snapped Back With Ex-Girlfriend

August 24, 2010 03:19:15 GMT

Amy Winehouse is facing the possibility of more heartache. Her boyfriend Reg Traviss has been snapped hand-in-hand with his ex-girlfriend.
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Lil Wayne Sues Former Booking Agents Over Missing Tour Profits

August 24, 2010 03:18:45 GMT

Incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne has fired off a lawsuit against his former booking agents, accusing them of holding back $375,000 in tour profits. The "Lollipop" hitmaker and his company Young Money Touring Inc. allege the owners of Ujaama Talent Agency Inc., Erskine Isaac and David Nelson, owe him money from two of his America's Most Wanted Music Festivals in 2009.
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Rupert Grint Feels Weird Finishing 'Harry Potter' Production


August 24, 2010 03:18:24 GMT

Rupert Grint is struggling to come to terms with the end of "Harry Potter", insisting he doesn't know what to do with his free time now that the franchise has wrapped filming. Grint, who turns 22 on Tuesday, August 24, made his name playing Ron Weasley, the best friend of the boy wizard in the blockbuster movies.
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Salma Hayek Says Filming 'Grown Ups' a Little Bit Scary

August 24, 2010 03:17:42 GMT

Salma Hayek felt intimidated while filming "Grown Ups" - because her kings of comedy co-stars Adam Sandler, Chris Rock and Kevin James improvised entire scenes. The actress plays Sandler's wife in the new movie and insists she was blown away by the ad-libbing skills of her cast mates, including funnymen David Spade and Rob Schneider.
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Matthew Newton Is Accused of Attacking Girlfriend

August 24, 2010 03:16:51 GMT

"Transformers" star Rachael Taylor has applied for a court order against her boyfriend Matthew Newton, accusing the troubled actor of "unprovoked violent assaults". Just one day after Newton checked into rehab in Australia for the second time this year, the actress has taken out an apprehended violence order (AVO) against the star.
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Miss Mexico Jimena Navarrete Wins Miss Universe 2010 Pageant


August 24, 2010 02:58:47 GMT

Miss Universe 2010 pageant has finally announced its winner and the girl who was chosen to replace Miss Universe 2009 Stefania Fernandez is Miss Mexico Jimena Navarrete. Jimena successfully fought off a total of 84 contestants at the beauty contest.
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Jennifer Aniston to Play Courteney Cox's Shrink on 'Cougar Town'

August 24, 2010 02:53:42 GMT

"Cougar Town" has become the reunion platform of "Friends" stars for the second time. Courteney Cox who is the lead actress of the ABC comedy has previously convinced Lisa Kudrow to become her dermatologist in this January episode and now she has successfully lured Jennifer Aniston to be her shrink.
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Taylor Schilling Beats Out Abbie Cornish to Be 'The Lucky One' With Zac Efron

August 24, 2010 02:35:11 GMT

Taylor Schilling has literally become the lucky one. She has grabbed a female lead role as well as a chance to star opposite Zac Efron in "The Lucky One", reports say. To nab the highly sought role, she has beaten out other Hollywood stars such as Abbie Cornish and Katie Cassidy who were also in the running.
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Confirmed, Eminem to Perform at MTV VMAs


August 24, 2010 02:26:14 GMT

The organizers of MTV Video Music Awards have locked Eminem to perform at the September 12 ceremony. The current Billboard Hot 200 chart topper is to join a number of music acts which have been announced earlier to take the stage at Los Angeles' Gibson Amphitheater.
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Martin Short's Wife Died, Cause of Death Is Not Yet Revealed


August 24, 2010 02:22:36 GMT

Sad news has come from Martin Short's family. His actress wife, Nancy Dolman, passed away on Saturday, August 21 at their Pacific Palisades home. However, the cause of the death has not yet been revealed, Radar Online reported.
 
 
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