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September 28, 2010

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'Yogi Bear' Has More Silly Things to Do in New Teaser Trailer

September 28, 2010 09:56:32 GMT


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Warner Bros. Pictures has debuted a new teaser trailer for family movie "Yogi Bear" via IGN. This video barely has a clue to the storyline but it does give a look at the title character who, along with his friend Boo Boo, arranges various plans to get food.

As greedy Mayor Brown decides to shut down Jellystone Park due to business reasoning, Yogi and Boo Boo will be tossed out of the only home they've ever known. Yogi, having to prove that he really is "smarter than the average bear", and Boo Boo join forces with their old nemesis Ranger Smith to find a way to save Jellystone Park from closing forever.
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Jazmine Sullivan's New Song '10 Seconds' Arrives


September 28, 2010 09:44:09 GMT


A brand new song from Jazmine Sullivan has been up for listening pleasure. The track is titled "10 Seconds" and has the 23-year-old R&B singer crooning about her broken heart as her man did her wrong "for the last time" and "really crossed the line."

Despite her outrage, Sullivan tries to keep her cool. "So listen I'm giving you only 10 seconds to go," she sings in the soulful melody which is produced by Salaam Remi. "You know that I can get crazy/ When I go off ain't nobody to tame me."
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Other Spooky Clips From 'Paranormal Activity 2' Come Out


September 28, 2010 09:27:27 GMT


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While opting to keep the plot of "Paranormal Activity 2" under wraps, Paramount Pictures gives away more scenes from the film by releasing new clips. This time, the footage seen in the videos are taken from different places in the house, the living room, the stairs and the pool.

Like the previous three snippets, the new ones feature mysterious footage interrupting in the middle of the videos. The scene set in the living room, in particular, has a clear look at the unknown female figure.
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Dannii Minogue Answers Back to Kelly Osbourne's Comment

September 28, 2010 09:25:59 GMT


Australian singer Dannii Minogue has fired back at Kelly Osbourne after the reality show star scolded her for lying about her mum Sharon Osbourne in a new book. In her autobiography "Dannii: My Story", Minogue claims Sharon Osbourne made her cry when she first joined British talent show "The X Factor" as a judge in 2007.

She reveals Osbourne shouted at her moments before her live TV debut, accusing her of failing to dismiss rumors the two judges had fallen out. But Sharon's daughter Kelly rushed to defend her mother over the allegations, calling Minogue "the devil", for making the disparaging comments.
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James Blunt Still in Love With 'You're Beautiful' Woman


September 28, 2010 09:20:47 GMT


British singer James Blunt is still pining for the woman who inspired his breakthrough track "You're Beautiful". The former soldier wrote the hit song about an ex-girlfriend who he met at college 14 years ago.

The lady in question is now married with children, but Blunt still regrets letting her go. And the singer, who split from model Natasha Archdale last year, remains so cut up about the lost love he insists every song he writes is with his former partner in mind.
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Rachel Bilson to Transform Herself Into Miss Piggy for Halloween

September 28, 2010 09:18:55 GMT


Rachel Bilson has revealed what costume she is about to wear for forthcoming Halloween season. The "New York, I Love You" actress revealed that she will impersonate "The Muppet Show" famous character, Miss Piggy.

During a recent interview with InStyle, Rachel shared, "I'm going as my ultimate hero, Miss Piggy, whom I've loved practically my whole life." The 29-year-old actress later revealed that she has even made her preparations, saying "I'm already gathering details, like the perfect wig and snout. I only hope I can look as fabulous."
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Christina Applegate Designs Pendant for Charity

September 28, 2010 09:16:02 GMT


Pregnant breast cancer survivor Christina Applegate has turned jewelery designer to raise funds for charities helping to battle the disease. The "Anchorman" star has teamed up with gem designer Alex Woo to create a new pendant necklace to raise money for her Right Action for Women foundation.

She tells People.com the jewelery she has helped to create "reminds me so much of the roses I made out of ribbons for my friends and family while in the hospital. "I am so grateful to Alex for creating such a beautiful piece to benefit Right Action for Women. Proceeds from the necklace will help women at high risk for breast cancer get the screenings and testing they need to beat this disease."
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Mom Auctioning Elton John's Personal Things

September 28, 2010 09:12:29 GMT


Sir Elton John's mum is auctioning off memorabilia from her famous son after moving to a smaller house. The "Rocket Man"'s mother Sheila discovered a host of items from John's glittering career after clearing out her home, and she has decided to place them under the hammer.

Items to be sold include tour jackets, more than 100 gold and platinum discs and VIP passes used by Sheila to get into the singer's gigs. Spokesperson Andrew Elliston-Elhinn from Gorringes auction house, where the sale will take place, says, "Some (items) are autographed but, as his mum said, 'Why would he sign it for me? I'm his mum'."
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Nelly Opens Up About Deaths in His Family


September 28, 2010 09:08:10 GMT


Rapper Nelly has opened up about the cancer deaths of his sister and grandfather, revealing he felt powerless because he was unable to help them beat the disease. The hip-hop star was left devastated in 2005 when his sister Jackie Donohue lost her battle with leukaemia and his grandfather died six months later from cancer.

Nelly has previously admitted he almost quit the music industry because he couldn't cope with the grief, and now he has opened up about the heartache further, admitting he felt useless because he was so used to being able to use his vast fortune to overcome any personal struggles.
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'90210' and 'Gossip Girl' October 4 Previews

September 28, 2010 09:01:06 GMT


"90210" is playing "The Bachelors". Silver plans a cancer-awareness charity event to honor her mother and enlists the help of Navid, Dixon, Liam and Teddy to appear in a bachelor auction. Ian (guest star Kyle Riabko), a theater student at West Bev, is brought in to help choreograph a dance number for the auction, but all comes to a stand-still when Teddy directs some negative words toward him.

Annie and Adrianna discover the truth about Naomi and Mr. Cannon. Annie discovers Debbie's financial problems and decides to take an offer to make some quick cash. Ivy and Dixon decide to spend the night together, but Dixon hits the brakes when Sasha (guest star Mekia Cox) returns with some life-altering news.
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Eva Longoria Raised Huge Money Through Twitter

September 28, 2010 08:54:30 GMT


A celebrity Twitter.com auction spearheaded by Eva Longoria Parker has raised over $540,000 for disabled children in Haiti. Stars offered to follow fans on Twitter and arrange one-of-a-kind meetings for the winning bidders, who offered up cash donations throughout last week.

All funds raised from the auction event will go to www.ahomeinhaiti.org and will be used to rebuild The Miriam Center, which cares for children suffering from autism and cerebral palsy.
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Jeremih Goes 3-D With 'Down on Me' Video Ft. 50 Cent

September 28, 2010 08:45:30 GMT


Jeremih is sharing screen with rap mogul 50 Cent in a 3-D music video for their joint track "Down on Me". The two artists are seen balancing their hectic schedule in the studio by taking timeout to have fun with the ladies.

"Down on Me" is taken from Jeremih's second studio album "All About You" which is set for September 28 U.S. release. In addition to collaborating with 50 Cent, the Def Jam singer also makes a duet with another rapper Ludacris in a track titled "I Like".
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James Van Der Beek Welcomes Baby Girl


September 28, 2010 08:34:47 GMT


"Dawson's Creek" star James Van Der Beek is officially a proud first-time father. On Monday, September 27, the 33-year-old star announced the happy news on his Twitter page, writing "Had the blessing of becoming a father over the weekend."

"Couldn't come close to describing this bliss even if I had 140 million characters," James, who wed the baby's mother Kimberly Brook on August 1, further wrote. The "Stolen" actor and Kimberly welcomed the baby girl, whom they named Olivia Van Der Beek, on Saturday, August 25.
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Noel Gallagher's Ex Wife Cancels Wedding Plan

September 28, 2010 08:34:22 GMT


Noel Gallagher's ex-wife Meg Mathews has called off her engagement to businessman Peter Sidell, according to a U.K. report. The reformed partygirl, who was married to the Oasis rocker for four years until 2001, became engaged to the art professor last year after a whirlwind six-month romance.

At the time, Mathews - who has a daughter, Anais, with Gallagher - insisted she was attracted to Sidell because he was such a contrast to her rocker ex. She said, "(He's) completely different. I've known him for longer; I've known him since I was 18. It's the grown-up life that you read about in textbooks, and I feel so blessed. I've come through everything."
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'Let Me In' Holds Not-So-Creepy Los Angeles Premiere

September 28, 2010 08:30:13 GMT


Few days away from the U.S. release, "Let Me In" has got its red carpet treatment during a Los Angeles premiere on Monday, September 27. Taking place at the Bruin Theatre-Westwood, the event welcomed guests ranging from young stars to the more experienced ones.

Chloe Moretz, who takes one of the lead roles as mysterious girl Abby, looked cute in a blue bustier. Meanwhile, the depicter of bullied boy Owen, Kodi Smit-McPhee, appeared casual in a gray T-shirt matched with jeans and colorful sneakers. For the special screening, he tagged along his actress sister Sianoa Smit-McPhee.
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Mo'Nique and Kim Kardashian Give LiLo Support

September 28, 2010 08:30:09 GMT


Actress Mo'Nique and reality TV star Kim Kardashian have offered their support to Lindsay Lohan, calling for the star's critics to "stop judging her". The "Mean Girls" star has endured a turbulent summer which has seen her jailed twice and sent to court-ordered rehab.

And now "Precious: Based on the Novel PUSH by Sapphire" star Mo'Nique has spoken out to defend the troubled actress, insisting Lohan needs to left alone so she has space to overcome her troubles. She says, "Stop judging her! That baby simply needs some help and if it was your baby, would you want to turn on the TV every night and hear people's horrible opinions and they don't know what's really happening? So the advice is for us. Stop judging that baby."
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Steven Spielberg's Movie 'War Horse' Angers Locals


September 28, 2010 08:21:48 GMT


Steven Spielberg is facing the wrath of residents in a small English village who accuse the producer of disrupting their quiet lives while he shoots new epic "War Horse". The "Jurassic Park" auteur is busy filming the movie - adapted from the play about a young man who joins the cavalry in a bid to save his beloved horse - in picturesque Castle Combe, Wiltshire.

Spielberg is reimbursing residents whose homes are being used in the movie, but neighbors are fed up with the project's lengthy schedule and the strict security measures which have been put in place. One local tells Britain's Daily Express, "It makes me so angry that I can't even take my car out of my drive. The level of security is ridiculous. I'm ready for them to leave now."
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Sean Penn's Haitian Shelter Wrecked in Storm

September 28, 2010 08:17:25 GMT


Sean Penn's charity efforts in Haiti have been dealt another blow - a storm wrecked the temporary J/P Haitian Relief Organization (HRO) settlement over the weekend. The actor and his team of volunteers and experts were forced to temporarily abandon the HRO's Petionville Camp and relocate to a club gymnasium in Port-au-Prince until the storm passed on Sunday, September 26.

No major injuries have been reported but the heavy winds and rain destroyed a hospital, pharmacy and many medical supplies, causing an estimated $350,000 of damage. Despite the setback, J/P HRO staffers continue to provide medical support and services for the homeless 50,000 living in the Petionville Camp. Other camps in Port-au-Prince and across the country did not weather the storm as effectively, as at least five fatalities have been reported and major flooding continues to devastate the region.
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Sublime Announce New Album and New Moniker


September 28, 2010 08:03:57 GMT


Reunited punk icons Sublime are set to hit the studio again to record their first album of new material in 13 years. Drummer Bud Gaugh and Eric Wilson reformed the group last year and have since settled a name dispute with late singer Bradley Nowell's family.

Now known as Sublime With Rome, the group has started work on a new album at the Radiostar studio in Weed, California. The group has also earmarked a three-date European tour, which will begin in Amsterdam, Netherlands on October, 5. The band will then return to the U.S. for an extensive autumn tour.
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Video: David Beckham Lashes Out at a Fan Making Fun of His Affair Allegations

September 28, 2010 08:03:34 GMT


David Beckham has been caught raging at a male fan who repeatedly taunted him over recent rumors mentioning he bedded "$10,000-a-night hooker" Irma Nici. In a footage published by News of the World, the fan was heard yelling, "Stop with the prostitutes" as Beckham made his way through the players' tunnel at The Home Depot Center in Carson, California.

Refusing to stay silent, fuming Beckham later turned around and marched back to confront the man. The fan was heard saying, "Oh, he's coming after me!" Once the professional footballer got up close to the male fan, he barked, "Do you want to say it again? Do you want to say it again?" while the man repeatedly said, "I didn't say anything!"
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Michael Jackson's Son Became Volunteer at Children's Hunger Fund


September 28, 2010 07:58:33 GMT


Michael Jackson's eldest son Prince Michael is following in his late father's charitable footsteps after helping to box up food packages for starving children in South America. The 13 year old paid a visit to a Los Angeles packing warehouse with his classmates at The Buckley School last week to offer their services to the Children's Hunger Fund as volunteers.

The teenagers joined fellow charity workers to put together more than 500 boxes of non-perishable goods to send to struggling youngsters in Peru, reports TMZ.com.
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Lil Wayne Kicks Off MTV's 'The Seven' Premiere With Interview Behind Bars

September 28, 2010 07:53:46 GMT


Lil Wayne surprised his pal and protege Drake on live TV in America on Monday, September 27 when he phoned into a news show from prison. The incarcerated rapper used up his phone allocation on his 31st birthday by chatting to MTV presenter Kevin Manno on the first episode of news show "The Seven", and the two hatched a plan to thrill Drake, who was a guest on the show.

The hip-hop sensation was stunned to hear his record label boss' voice and wished him a happy birthday. He added, "We miss you, man... It's great to hear your voice. It always makes it a great day when you get to hear your big brother's voice."
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Preview: 'Chuck' Welcomes Back Steve Austin and Nicole Richie

September 28, 2010 07:52:49 GMT


Two familiar faces from season 3 are back on "Chuck" 's radar. Stone Cold Steve Austin and Nicole Richie are odd pair which cancel the romantic mission of Chuck and Sarah in episode "Chuck vs. the Cubic Z". Richie's Heather becomes Chuck's object of interest for he suspects that she knows something about his mom.

"It was great," Yvonne Strahovski said in an interview with Zap2It about Richie's entrance in the episode. "I love Nicole - she's a lot of fun as well. We get to have another fight scene, and she's even more of a badass than she was last time. I know she was doing some kickboxing between the last time she was on the show and now. She did really well - she's really great in those fight scenes."
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Scott Patterson Obsessed With Frogs

September 28, 2010 07:47:13 GMT


Actor Scott Patterson has a secret obsession for petrified frogs. The "Saw IV", "Saw V" and "Saw VI" star has a collection of fossilized baby frogs. He says, "It's not something I ever really discuss in detail. They are prehistoric. There's a group of underground collectors around the world of which I am one."

"We're a fairly eclectic group and we get our hands on some pretty rare stuff. I'm now in the process of acquiring something of which there is only one in the world, so I'm pretty excited about that." And Patterson's odd collection isn't something that never leaves his home. He tells WENN, "It was on display at The Louvre in Paris."
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Hector Elizondo Will Be Honored at Inaugural Anaheim Film Fest

September 28, 2010 07:41:50 GMT


Actor Hector Elizondo and filmmaker Jonathan Lynn will be the honorees at the inaugural Anaheim Film Festival in California next month. The event will feature special screenings of Lynn's new movie "Wild Target", which features Emily Blunt, Rupert Everett and Rupert Grint, and a tribute to late director John Hughes.

The closing night gala will revolve around Baltasar Kormakur's new movie "Inhale", which stars Dermot Mulroney and Diane Kruger. 127 feature films and shorts will be featured in additional to speaker events, panels, and galas over the five-day period, October 13-17 at the UltraStar Cinemas.
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Placido Domingo Quits Washington National Opera

September 28, 2010 07:32:05 GMT


Opera superstar Placido Domingo is to part ways with the Washington National Opera in 2011. The celebrated tenor, 69, has been the company's artistic director for four years. In a letter to the opera's board, obtained by The Washington Post, Domingo suggests the company should consider a merger with the nearby Kennedy Center in an effort to stay financially viable.

He writes, "You can rest assured that I will do everything I can to help during this, my last year as general director." WNO President Kenneth Feinberg says, "He will be missed, but all good things must come to an end."
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Arnold Schwarzenegger Delays Execution of Convicted Rapist and Murderer

September 28, 2010 07:28:59 GMT


The "Terminator" Arnold Schwarzenegger has stalled California's first execution in five years. The former action man-turned-Governor issued an order on Monday, September 27 delaying the execution of Albert Greenwood Brown, Jr., a convicted rapist and murderer, by one day.

Schwarzenegger cited procedural reasons for the temporary reprieve, stating that an appeals court decision allowing the execution to be carried out would not take effect until Thursday, September 30. The reprieve ends at 11:59 P.M. on Wednesday, September 29.
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Mackenzie Foy Close to Play Renesmee in 'Breaking Dawn'


September 28, 2010 07:25:49 GMT


Shortly after Maggie Grace is confirmed to have been cast in "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn", another casting report from the movie emerges. Entertainment Weekly has just reported that Mackenzie Foy is "inches away" from signing up to star as Renesmee, the child of vampire Edward Cullen and mortal beauty Bella Swan.

It has not been known how the 9-year-old thesp will portray the character as the vampire/human Renesmee will be seen undergoing considerable change in age during the story. Sources suggest that director Bill Condon will employ similar digital effects to those used by David Fincher in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button".
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HBO's Preview of Fall 2010/ Summer 2011 Programmings

September 28, 2010 06:57:12 GMT


In its seasonal video to introduce its subscribers to what they will get in the next few months, HBO has unleashed some sneak peeks of its Fall 2010/2011 programmings. The cable has bought the rights to TV broadcast of "Avatar", "The Blind Side", "It's Complicated" and "Up in the Air".

Coming and airing this Fall are "Eastbound & Down", "Bored to Death", "Boardwalk Empire" and some of the big screen films. Taking place next year are the new seasons of "True Blood", "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and "Big Love" as well as the premiere of new series/miniseries like "Enlightened", "Game of Thrones" and "Mildred Pierce".
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Nadine Coyle's Twitter Account Hacked Again

September 28, 2010 06:54:58 GMT


Girls Aloud star Nadine Coyle is fuming after falling victim to computer hackers again - hoaxers have targeted her Twitter page for the second time this year. The Irish singer's blog on the social networking site was hacked in April and links were added redirecting fans to miracle diets which had allegedly helped her lose weight.

And now Coyle's page has been invaded again by a hoaxer promoting extreme dieting. A message on the star's site reads, "Remember that diet i said i was going to try last week? well one week down and i loss 11lbs! try it here. (sic)"
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Limp Bizkit Cancel Oslo Show Due to Drummer Illness

September 28, 2010 06:54:13 GMT


Reunited rockers Limp Bizkit have scrapped a Monday night, September 27 show in Oslo, Norway to allow drummer John Otto time to recover from a stomach illness. The group were scheduled to take the stage at the city's Sentrum Scene but the concert has been canceled.

Moreover, Limp Bizkit's manager told TMZ that John Otto was hospitalized in Oslo after diagnosed with pneumonia. He was said undergoing tests to determine how serious it is. Meanwhile, reps for Sentrum Scene, where the band were supposed to perform, revealed that tickets for their performance will be refunded.
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MGMT's Drummer Storms Offstage After Hit in Torso by Glass of Urine


September 28, 2010 06:53:28 GMT


Rockers MGMT have become the latest act to end a gig early because of a missile attack - drummer Will Berman stormed offstage at the band's Manchester, England show on Sunday night, September 26 after he was hit in the torso by a glass of urine.

The group were midway through hit song "The Handshake" towards the end of its set at the Manchester Apollo when the incident happened, prompting angry Berman to stop drumming and walk off. Even his bandmates were unaware of what had happened. They had to ask fans, "Where's Will gone?" The group was forced to end their show without a drummer. They did not return for an encore.
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Sneak Peek to Nicki Minaj and will.i.am's 'Check It Out' Music Video


September 28, 2010 06:46:05 GMT


Nicki Minaj and will.i.am have brought their studio hook-up to the screen. Together, the Young Money rapper and the Black Eyed Peas star worked with director Thomas Kloss to shoot a music video for their duet track "Check It Out" in Los Angeles.

"You can expect to see a bunch of flyness as far as the outfits," will.i.am told MTV. "When I say flyness, I'm talking about Nicki's outfits. She's looking super-duper fly and whatnot." In one scene, Minaj is seen rocking a pink tight leather outfit and will.i.am wearing black ensemble.
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'The Sound of Music' Stars to Reunite on 'Oprah Winfrey Show'


September 28, 2010 06:40:27 GMT


The cast of magical movie musical "The Sound of Music" is to reunite on "The Oprah Winfrey Show". Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer will join the film's grown-up Von Trapp children for a 45th anniversary special.

The TV special, which will air on October 29, will include a performance from The von Trapp Children, which features members of the real von Trapp family.
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Gemma Arterton Puts End to Crumpled Ear Reports

September 28, 2010 06:39:27 GMT


British actress Gemma Arterton has laughed off "ridiculous" reports suggesting she underwent corrective surgery on her crumpled ear when she was a baby. The former Bond girl and "Prince of Persia: Sands of Time" star can't believe how rumors get picked up and become fact and she'd like to put one the rest in an effort to stop journalists asking her stupid questions.

She tells WENN, "Apparently I was born with imperfections and had surgery on my ear. I have never had surgery on my ear. That's all not true but people like to make stuff up." And the pretty Brit, who plays a character with a new nose in "Tamara Drewe", insists she'd never go under the knife to fix an imperfection.
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AnnaLynne McCord Wishes Rape Storyline in '90210' Can Help Victim Speak Out

September 28, 2010 06:38:54 GMT


"90210" star AnnaLynne McCord hopes her new rape storyline on the hit show helps teen victims fully understand what they need to do if they're sexually assaulted. The actress insists the show's writers don't sugar-coat the harsh realities of what a rape victim has to go through and there's no simple happy ending to the story.

At the end of the last season on the show, her character, Naomi, is molested by a teacher, and the new episodes currently airing in America pick up as she begins her fight for justice. McCord tells news show Access Hollywood Live, "This is an issue that kids deal with... They need to speak out."
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Jury Begins Deliberation of Anna Nicole Smith Drug Conspiracy

September 28, 2010 06:38:24 GMT


The jury in the Anna Nicole Smith drug conspiracy trial has begun its deliberation after the final witnesses in the months-long case were quizzed by prosecutor Renee Rose on Monday morning, September 27.

The actress/model's companion and lawyer Howard K. Stern and doctors Sandeep Kapoor and Khristine Eroshevich stand accused of providing excessive medication to Smith. All three have pleaded not guilty. Smith died from a drug overdose in a Florida hotel room in 2007.
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'Superman' Directors Shortlist: Darren Aronofsky in, Ben Affleck out


September 28, 2010 06:29:02 GMT


Christopher Nolan is still searching someone to lead the next "Superman" movie and another name has been thrown as the contender. According to Los Angeles Times, Darren Aronofsky has been added to the shortlist of possible directors for the movie.

Sources tell the site that Nolan has had discussions with Aronofsky about the job. The Hollywood Reporter (THR) affirms the news by saying the "Black Swan" helmer is still in active talks, but notes that "it's early".
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Ashton Kutcher Developing Show Based on Twitter

September 28, 2010 05:32:25 GMT


Ashton Kutcher is bringing his latest producing project to where he's thriving most, Twitter. The "Punk'd" creator is reportedly developing a new comedy show for CBS called "Shh ... Don't Tell Steve" that will follow a man who deals with his immature roommate and tweets about it.

This kind of project is quite familiar for one has been transformed into a primetime show called "$#*! My Dad Says" which is also developed for CBS. Starring William Shatner, "$#*!" airs every Thursday night and follows Ed Goodson, a forthright and opinionated dad who relishes expressing his unsolicited and often wildly politically incorrect observations to anyone within earshot. The show is based on Twitter feeds by Justin Halpern.
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Justin Timberlake on Illegal Downloading: I Probably Would've Done It Myself

September 28, 2010 04:42:03 GMT


Pop star-turned-actor Justin Timberlake has sided with fallen Napster co-founder Sean Parker in the music downloading debate, admitting he would have used the file-sharing website had he not shot to fame.

Parker's music-sharing site was shut down in 2001 following a string of lawsuits from artists like Metallica and Dr. Dre, and several major record labels. He relaunched his career in 2004 when he was hired as an adviser for Facebook.com and he is portrayed by Timberlake in new film "The Social Network", which chronicles the early days of the website.
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Kid Cudi Pleads Guilty to Drug Count, Gets Community Service

September 28, 2010 04:41:21 GMT


Rapper Kid Cudi has been sentenced to two days' community service after pleading guilty to drug possession. The "Day 'N Nite" hitmaker, real name Scott Mescudi, was arrested in New York in June after allegedly smashing an ex-girlfriend's cell phone and breaking the door of her apartment off its hinges.

He was charged with criminal mischief and possession of a controlled substance after cops found a drug believed to be liquid cocaine on his person. Cudi entered his plea during a court hearing on Friday, September 24 and was ordered to undertake the brief community service. He has also been told to stay out of trouble for the next six months, reports TMZ.com. The hip-hop star recently came clean about his drug troubles, admitting he became a cocaine addict to help him deal with the pressures of fame.
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Ozzy Osbourne Blames Drinking Behavior for Not Performing in Israel

September 28, 2010 04:40:40 GMT


Rocker Ozzy Osbourne has denied speculation political tensions in the Middle East have prevented him from performing in Israel until this month, blaming his years of heavy drinking for keeping him away from the country.

The Black Sabbath frontman will play his first ever show there when he headlines the Tel Aviv leg of his Ozzfest tour on Tuesday, September 28. Artists such as Elvis Costello, Carlos Santana and the Pixies have vowed to boycott concerts in Israel to in protest of its government's policy towards Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, but Osbourne insists the long-running political feud has never been of concern to him.
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Video: AnnaLynne McCord Appears as Alter Ego 'Pixie'

September 28, 2010 04:40:07 GMT


Actress AnnaLynne McCord puzzled U.S. TV viewers on Monday, September 27 when she appeared on air in a cropped red wig to give an interview as her alter-ego, "Pixie". The "90210" star fooled fans into thinking she had chopped off her long blonde locks when she appeared on Wendy Williams' daytime chat show.

She explained, "This is one of my alter-egos, her name is Pixie. She's cute and sweet, unlike me." But McCord was quick to assure fans her new hairstyle was just a joke - and she pulled off the wig in the middle of the chat to prove she was kidding.
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Andy Garcia Asks Daughter Before Picking a Role

September 28, 2010 04:39:29 GMT


Andy Garcia's movie career is a family affair - his actress daughter Dominik Garcia-Lorido vets potential scripts before he accepts a role. The "Ocean's Eleven" actor starred alongside Dominik in 2009 film "City Island", in which she played his pole-dancing daughter.

And now she's revealed her famous dad involves her even more closely in his career - she attends his business meetings and pores over scripts before he agrees to a new role.
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Chris Brown Beats His Foes in '12 Strands: Matrix' Music Video


September 28, 2010 04:39:15 GMT


An action-packed mini movie for Chris Brown's "12 Strands: Matrix" has been debuted in full, featuring the R&B performer fighting for his life. He is throwing punches and kicking a** in the Collin Tilley-directed clip which was released as a "pay-per-view" video on his official blog, MechanicalDummy.com.

A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to Brown's Symphonic Love Foundation. It aims to provide support and funding for a wide variety of music and arts programs dedicated to the artistic development of children and youth while striving to promote an awareness of philanthropy by encouraging volunteerism and every day respect and kindness to others.
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Joe Jonas Spent Weekend Visiting Ashley Greene's Family


September 28, 2010 04:36:32 GMT


Although rumored lovers Joe Jonas and Ashley Greene never confirmed whether or not they're an item, Ashley has invited Joe to meet her parents in Jacksonville, Florida this weekend, E! Online reported. Ashley' rep, however, insisted that speculation on Joe asking the actress' parents for permission for her hand in marriage is "completely false."

While they didn't discuss anything about a wedding, Joe and Ashley opted to spend their time together in the city by shopping at an outdoor mall and eating at the California Pizza Kitchen in Jacksonville Beach. Joe and Ashley's Jacksonville PDA reportedly got hotter when they hit the local Ritz Bar on Saturday night, September 25 and started making out.
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'House M.D.' 7.03 Preview: Suicidal Author

September 28, 2010 04:11:32 GMT


House challenges a patient to take a needle and kill herself after she failed the first suicide attempt. In the next "House M.D.", Amy Irving guest stars as author of a popular children's book series who inexplicably suffers from a seizure moments before she was about to take her own life.

The Princeton Plansboro team is forced to evaluate not only Alice's underlying medical conditions but also her unstable psychological state. When the team is stuck on the diagnosis, a motivated House takes a different approach in searching the truth which is by reading the pages of her latest book.
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Confirmed, 'Breaking Dawn' Casts 'Lost' Actress as Villain Irina

September 28, 2010 03:47:37 GMT


Summit Entertainment has recruited another actor to become a vampire in both "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part I" and "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part II". Deadline Hollywood first reported that Maggie Grace has been cast as Irina before a rep from the studio confirmed the news to MTV News.

In Stephenie Meyer's novels, Irina is described as a member of the Denali coven, who practices a diet of drinking animal instead of human blood and allies with the Cullens. That is, until Irina blames the family for the death of her former lover, Laurent, and vengefully reveals a Cullen family secret to the Volturi.
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Joe Jonas Records 'Dangerous Sound' for Solo Album, Planning for Early 2011 Release

September 28, 2010 03:46:09 GMT


The long-rumored solo studio project of Joe Jonas is finally confirmed. A representative for Hollywood Records told E! Online that the middle of the Jonas Brothers "wants a more dangerous sound" for the upcoming album.

The insider furthermore shared to the publication, "We are planning for an early 2011 release." The source added, "He is working with various writers and producers" with the music having "sexier, Justin Timberlake vibe."
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Wyclef Jean Released From Hospital After Suffering From 'Stress and Fatigue'

September 28, 2010 03:45:42 GMT


Wyclef Jean is currently resting at his home following his recent hospitalization after suffering from "Stress and Fatigue". On Monday, September 27, his publicist Marian Salzman issued a statement, revealing "He has already been released and is at home recuperating."

"He will be back to work in about a week, and until then the family requests that he be allowed to genuinely rest," Salzman further stated. The publicist, however, didn't mention where Jean was hospitalized on Sunday, September 26.
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Ozzy Osbourne Used Cocaine to Cure His Toes

September 28, 2010 03:41:16 GMT


Rocker Ozzy Osbourne once poured cocaine on his toes in a bizarre attempt to cure his athlete's foot. The former Black Sabbath frontman occasionally suffers from the fungal infection and struggled to find a remedy while he was touring in the 1980s.

And when the rock wildman was told his stash of cocaine was cut with foot powder - he rubbed it on his itching toes to ease his discomfort. In his health column for Britain's Sunday Times Magazine, Osbourne writes, "Funnily enough, in the 1980s I used to cure athlete's foot by pouring cocaine on my toes."
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Pixie Lott to Sell Branded Clothes for Charity

September 28, 2010 03:37:33 GMT


British singer Pixie Lott is raising money for charity by selling off her collection of free designer clothes and handbags. The "Boys and Girls" hitmaker regularly receives bundles of posh frocks and accessories from label bosses eager to link her to their brand.

But the pop star admits she now has too many clothes to wear - so she plans to sell them off in aid of a good cause. Lott tells Britain's Sunday Times Magazine, "I get clothes and accessories from different brands delivered to my house every day. It's lovely stuff, but I don't get the chance to wear it all. I'm arranging to have a lot of it sold and I'll give the money to charity."
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Joey Ramone's Commemorative Sign Moved Higher

September 28, 2010 03:32:31 GMT


A sign in New York City commemorating late punk legend Joey Ramone has been moved following a series of thefts. The corner of Bowery and East 2nd Street in Manhattan was renamed Joey Ramone Place in 2003 as a lasting tribute to the singer, who lived nearby and played at the local CBGB music club during his early years with the Ramones.

City officials have been forced to replace the sign on numerous occasions because determined fans keep stealing it, and following the latest theft they have now moved it to 20 feet (six metres) above street level in a bid to deter the vandals. But the star's bandmate Marky Ramone fears fans will have trouble spotting the sign now it is so far off the ground.
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Anne Hathaway's Jewelery From Con Ex Sold at Auction

September 28, 2010 03:28:43 GMT


Jewelery given to Anne Hathaway by her convict ex-boyfriend Raffaello Follieri has helped raise more than $44,000 at auction to pay back the conman's victims. The Italian businessman was jailed for four-and-a-half years in December 2008 after pleading guilty to 14 counts of wire fraud, conspiracy and money laundering.

The Hollywood actress, who dumped Follieri shortly before his arrest, was forced to hand over all the expensive gifts he had lavished on her during their four-year relationship for prosecutors to use as evidence in the case.
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Jimmy Barnes Discovers His Two Biological Daughters

September 28, 2010 03:22:19 GMT


Scottish rocker Jimmy Barnes has spoken of his shock at discovering he is the father of two grown-up daughters. The musician is dad to four children with his wife, Jane, as well as a son from a previous relationship, but recently found out he is also father to two daughters with two different women and only met the girls this year.

Barnes went through the "correct procedure" to prove the women - Amanda Bennett, 36, and Megan Torzyn, 37, both from Adelaide, Australia - are definitely his biological children and admits he is delighted to have unexpectedly expanded his family. The "Cold Chisel" singer, who moved to Australia as a child, says, "My kids are all so great that when I found out there were a couple more, I felt they would be good people - and they're lovely girls."
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Slash Considered Reuniting With Axl Rose

September 28, 2010 03:19:04 GMT


Slash considered ending his longrunning feud with former Guns N' Roses bandmate Axl Rose during the making of his solo album - because he was desperate for the singer to join him in the studio.

The guitarist quit the legendary band in the 1990s after a famous falling out with Rose and hasn't spoken to his former friend in years. But Slash admits that while he was recruiting singers to lend vocals to tracks on his recent self-titled solo record, he thought about asking Rose to help.
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Celebrities Who Are Licensed to Carry Guns Revealed


September 28, 2010 03:16:06 GMT


Robert De Niro, Howard Stern and Jennifer Lopez's husband Marc Anthony are among the stars who are licensed to carry a concealed weapon in New York City, according to newly published records.

The trio is among a long list of celebrities who have been granted a permit to keep a gun by city officials, which means they have been able to provide documentation to prove they are either under threat or often carry large amounts of cash or valuables, reports the New York Daily News.
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Old Rose in 'Titanic', Gloria Stuart, Died at the Age of 100


September 28, 2010 03:13:55 GMT


Gloria Stuart, a beloved Hollywood actress who is best known for her portrayal of older version of Kate Winslet's Rose DeWitt Bukater in "Titanic", has died at the age of 100, Associated Press reported. On Monday, September 27, Gloria's daughter, Sylvia Thompson, confirmed that the star passed away of respiratory failure at her Los Angeles home on Sunday night, September 26.

Sylvia shared, "She also was a breast cancer survivor. She did not believe in illness. She paid no attention to it, and it served her well. She had a great life. I'm not sad. I'm happy for her." "Poor Little Rich Girl" actress Gloria fought off the breast cancer 20 years ago and was diagnosed with lung cancer five years ago.
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Cee-Lo Eyes to Shoot Music Video With 50 Cent

September 28, 2010 03:04:31 GMT


Cee-Lo is planning to make a brand new video for his expletive-laden track "F**k You" just for 50 Cent after the rapper came forward as a fan. The Gnarls Barkley frontman scored millions of hits on YouTube.com last month with the lewd song, which takes aim at a gold-digger ex-girlfriend.

The singer has completed a Motown-style promo to match the track for its official release, but he's willing to re-shoot the video so he can team up with 50 Cent, who recently paid tribute to the song in his own online version.
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London Fashion Week Marred by Alleged Sexual Assault

September 28, 2010 03:01:58 GMT


London Fashion Week has been plunged into scandal after a model alleged she was raped after one of the shows. Stars from across the globe flew in to the British capital to watch the world's top models strut down the runway during the event, which ran from September 17-21.

But the style celebration has been rocked after one of the models, who remains nameless, alleged she was sexually assaulted at a hotel after a day on the catwalk, according to the New York Post. New York-based hairdresser Shawn Mount, 30, who is married to Chanel model Heidi Mount, was arrested on suspicion of rape.
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Illeana Douglas Files Restraining Order Against 'Mentally Ill' Woman


September 28, 2010 03:01:34 GMT


Actress Illeana Douglas has filed for a restraining order against a "mentally ill" woman who has allegedly threatened to burn her "house down". The "Cape Fear" star filed papers at Los Angeles County Superior Court on Thursday, September 23 asking a judge to keep the unnamed female, said to be a co-worker's wife, away from her.

In the documents, Douglas claims the woman was recently detained by police for an alleged attack on her husband and mistakenly believes the actress is the reason for her arrest. Douglas goes on to allege the woman is "mentally ill" and has threatened to "burn my house down" and "spend the rest of her life 'getting me,'" according to TMZ.com.
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'Dancing with the Stars' Recap: Michael Bolton Did Worst Jive in History


September 28, 2010 03:01:27 GMT


Almost everybody made an improvement in the second week of "Dancing with the Stars" except for Michael Bolton and Chelsie Hightower. The dancing couple scored as low as 12 out of 30 for their Jive. "Unfortunately, Michael, it was very awkward," Carrie Ann Inaba said.

Michael and Chelsie danced to Elvis Presley's "Hound Dog". Bruno Tonioli commented, "I am a dog lover, but you make it so hard for me," adding, "You did it all very, very badly. I think this is probably the worst jive in 11 seasons." Meanwhile Len Goodman said, "Well, I don't think the world's quite ready for your interpretation of the jive."
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Daniel Radcliffe Goes Vintage in First Picture From 'Woman in Black'


September 28, 2010 02:56:16 GMT


Daniel Radcliffe has moved on from his "Harry Potter" role. The 21-year-old actor, who is famous for his portrayal of the young wizard in the Warner Bros. movie series, has been spotted filming his upcoming movie "The Woman in Black".

In a picture obtained by Telegraph, Radcliffe is seen donning a Victorian outfit to portray lawyer Arthur Kipps. He reportedly films his scene just outside Peterborough with the production expected to continue until December around the U.K.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Lindsay Lohan Visits Homeless Teenagers After Freed From Prison


September 28, 2010 02:48:27 GMT


Lindsay Lohan is using her new-found freedom to focus on charity work - the troubled actress visited homeless teenagers at a shelter in Los Angeles just two days after she was freed from prison. The "Mean Girls" star was jailed on Friday, September 24 for the second time this summer after she was found to have breached her probation by failing two court-ordered drugs tests. She was later granted bail and walked free after less than a day behind bars.

And Lohan appears to be using her free time to give back to good causes after she scheduled a visit to the Dream Center in L.A. on Sunday, September 26. The actress, who is rumored to be preparing for another stint in rehab, spent the day talking to homeless teens, signing autographs and posing for pictures with her mother Dina, sister Ali Lohan and business manager Lou Taylor.
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Coen Brothers' 'True Grit' Welcomes Teaser Trailer


September 28, 2010 02:33:57 GMT


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Apple has got its hand on the first teaser trailer for "True Grit" from Ethan and Joel Coen. It is narrated by 14-year-old Mattie Ross, played by Hailee Steinfeld, who has just lost her father and is about to embark on "a great adventure".

She persuades aging U.S. marshal Reuben J. Cogburn, portrayed by Jeff Bridges, to help her track down her father's murderer in hostile Indian territory. Joining them on the journey is Matt Damon's La Boeuf, another lawman. A glimpse of Josh Brolin who stars as a drifter named Tom Chaney is also included in the trailer.
News > Celebrity Gossip

George Lopez and Wife of 17 Years Are Divorcing


September 28, 2010 02:22:55 GMT


Comedian/host George Lopez and his wife Ann Lopez are pulling the plug on their 17 years of marriage. A rep for the "Lopez Tonight" host has confirmed the couple's split which is said amicable although the rep didn't mention whether the pair had filed a petition for divorce or not.

"George and Ann Lopez have made the decision to end their 17-year marriage. The decision is amicable and by mutual agreement," the rep told People. "They remain dedicated parents, and committed partners in business and their philanthropic organization, The Lopez Foundation."
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'Hollywood' Video: Michael Buble Dancing and Shaking Hair as Justin Bieber


September 28, 2010 02:17:47 GMT


Michael Buble has premiered his "Hollywood" music video, a "hilarious but loving tribute" to Justin Bieber. The 35-year-old is wearing a turquoise hoodie and a T-shirt with the pint-sized idol's favorite color, purple.

Sitting on a talk show, the Michael Bieber, so he calls himself, is doing some fun dance moves which draw female audience to their loudest scream. He also manages to shake out his hair in a way Bieber usually does with his signature hair.
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'Bachelor' Brings Back Brad Womack for Season 15

September 28, 2010 02:07:36 GMT


Call it a recycle, Stephen Bradley Womack is back as "The Bachelor" in season 15. Womack, whose participation was announced during Monday, September 27 episode of "Dancing with the Stars", was the first contestant in the "Bachelor" history to pick no one at the finale. His rejectees include DeAnna Pappas who eventually mend the lost on "The Bachelorette".

Womack's decision back in 2007 to break two hearts at the same time sent rage into the show's fans to the point that he went out of sight for a few years on. He only resurfaced this summer when he made amends on "20/20" to Pappas who is set to marry Stephen Stagliano next spring.
 
 
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