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September 29, 2010

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Paris Hilton Allegedly to Begin Community Service in the Next Couple of Weeks

September 29, 2010 09:58:29 GMT


After pleading guilty to cocaine possession following her arrest in Las Vegas in August, Paris Hilton reportedly will begin her court-ordered community service in the next couple of weeks, Radar Online reported. A source close to Paris told the site that the 29-year-old socialite will likely serve the community work by devoting herself to animals.

"Paris will most likely be doing her community service at a local animal shelter, or working with animals," the source said. Paris has also been reportedly warned by her friends and family "not to bring home the stray animals because she can't stand to see an animal in distress."
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New 'Captain America' Set Photos Show Submarine

September 29, 2010 09:54:12 GMT


Other pictures from the production of "Captain America: The First Avenger" in England have been found. Obtained by Liverpool Daily Post, the latest pictures capture a submarine set at a dock which is dressed out to look like a 1940s New York.

The black slender submarine is believed to be the device created by Hydra, though it is also possible that it will be used by the protagonist characters in the film. Previously, some vehicles featuring Hydra logo were spotted during the filming in the London countryside.
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Lady GaGa Announces New Dates for 2011 Monster Ball Tour

September 29, 2010 09:51:51 GMT


Lady GaGa is not done with her extravagant Monster Ball tour just yet. The outlandish singer has recently added 12 dates to her traveling show, which started in 2009. The newly-revealed concerts for the next year's calendar include a stop in Ottawa, Omaha, Tampa and Montreal.

Next month meanwhile, GaGa is going to fly to Europe for an extended leg of the tour until mid December. Paris, Dublin, Budapest and Prague are some of her stops in the continent. After taking a break for about two months, she will return Stateside.
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Kaley Cuoco Dated 'Big Bang Theory' Co-Star in Real-Life

September 29, 2010 09:39:14 GMT


Actress Kaley Cuoco has stunned Hollywood by revealing she and her "The Big Bang Theory" co-star Johnny Galecki secretly dated for two years. The TV stars fell in love when they started shooting the hit comedy and managed to keep the romance under wraps by never going out in public together.

She says, "We dated for almost two years... It was a wonderful relationship but we never spoke a word about it and never went anywhere together." Cuoco tells Watch magazine the romance ended at the beginning of the year, but she's still good friends with her ex. She adds, "We weren't destined to be together... We accepted it."
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Nicole Richie Arrived Late at Book Signing and Apologized

September 29, 2010 09:20:54 GMT


Socialite Nicole Richie had to apologize to fans waiting for her arrival at a book signing in New York on Tuesday, September 28 after her flight was delayed due to bad weather conditions. The fashion designer and author celebrated the release of her novel "Priceless" by holding a special event at a Manhattan branch of book store Borders, but organizers had to postpone the 7pm (local time) start after Richie was left stranded in Chicago, Illinois, en route to the Big Apple.

Taking to her Twitter.com page on Tuesday afternoon, she wrote, "No! Guys, due to weather issues I can't land in NYC. I'm stuck in Chicago flapping my arms to get there. ... I WILL be at Borders tonight no matter what time it is! Ain't no stoppin'me (sic)!" And Richie sent her heartfelt thanks to those in line at the store as they awaited her arrival: "Thank you for waiting. Your patience means the world to me. I am so sorry."
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Gwyneth Paltrow and Tim McGraw Sing Chris Martin's Song for 'Country Strong'

September 29, 2010 09:17:50 GMT


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Beside singing solo in the title track of "Country Strong" soundtrack album, Gwyneth Paltrow will also join forces with her co-star Tim McGraw in another song called "Me and Tennessee". The track is written by Paltrow's singer husband Chris Martin.

The album is due to arrive in the U.S. market on October 26 with 13 songs appearing on the tracklisting. The other actors who record songs for the compilation set are Leighton Meester and Garrett Hedlund. They sing "Words I Couldn't Say" and "Chances Are" respectively.
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'Real Housewives of Miami' to Debut This Fall


September 29, 2010 09:15:53 GMT


There might be a new franchise of "The Real Housewives" which some participating women are those basketball players' wives. E! Online reported that "Miami Social Club" which was announced previously has been flipped to become "The Real Housewives of Miami".

The series has been shot with Scottie Pippen's wife, Larsa, and former L.A. Laker/Miami Heat player Glen Rice's ex-wife, Christy. Other names which E! had gathered are art scene socialite Adriana Sidi, Venue Magazine editor Alexia Echeverria, public relations expert Marysol Patton, drag queen of South Beach Elaine Lancaster and charity planner Lea Black, wife of famous defense attorney Roy Black.
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Universal Pictures Picks Up 'Little Girl Lost'

September 29, 2010 09:15:03 GMT


Universal Pictures has acquired the rights to "Little Girl Lost", a hard-boiled crime novel by Richard Aleas. The studio is currently developing the big screen version, which is also titled "Little Girl Lost", with Michael Bacall ("Scott Pilgrim vs. the World") on board to write the script.

Universal has additionally tapped Jonathan Levine ("All the Boys Love Mandy Lane", "The Wackness") to work behind the camera. Meanwhile, Marc Platt, Adam Siegel and Mason Novick are teaming up to produce the drama thriller, which has yet to get release date. No actor is cast for the drama thriller either.
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Nick Jonas and Samantha Barks Spotted Stepping Out for Theatrical Outing


September 29, 2010 09:12:46 GMT


Back to London, England, Nick Jonas stepped out with his "Les Miserables" co-star Samantha Barks at Barbican Theater on Monday night, September 27. The Jonas Brothers star was apparently in a good mood as he was willing to sign his autographs for fans before leaving with Samantha in the same car.

Nick, who is back to the city to reprise his role as Marius in the play which is based on Hugo Victor's 1862 novel, was said getting much closer with Samantha during their reunion. A source told Zac Taylor, "Nick likes Sam a lot, and they have a really strong connection. Things are 100% heating up between them romantically... They can't get enough of each other!"
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Bee Gees' Robin Gibb Asking Money for World War II Memorial


September 29, 2010 08:44:51 GMT


Bee Gees star Robin Gibb is stepping up a campaign to build a London war memorial he helped design - he's urging fans to donate money to fund the statue. The singer wants to honor the airmen who gave their lives in World War II with a monument in the British capital's Green Park to mark the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.

The mayor of Dresden, one of the German cities which was ravaged by bombs in 1945, has refused to endorse the construction, insisting it would "not be part of the culture of reconciliation". But Gibb is determined to commemorate the airmen who lost their lives in the battle and went straight back to work on the campaign after undergoing emergency stomach surgery last month.
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Dita Von Teese Tapped as Femme Fatale on 'CSI'

September 29, 2010 08:37:48 GMT


Burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese is the latest star to sign up for a guest appearance in "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation". The raven-haired beauty is set to follow teen sensation Justin Bieber by filming a cameo role for the programme - she will star as a Hollywood femme fatale in an upcoming episode.

Executive producer Carol Mendelsohn tells Entertainment Weekly the special storyline will be a throwback to "the glory days of L.A. film noir", adding, "Her character is absolutely unlike what she seems. Prepare to be tantalized and tormented."
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Kanye West to Release New Album on Nov. 22

September 29, 2010 08:32:57 GMT


Kanye West is getting close to release his next studio effort. According to Rap-Up, the rapper has considered to drop the album across United States on November 22, close to Black Friday which is traditionally the beginning of the Christmas shopping season for Americans.

A week before and after Black Friday has always been an option to release album. This year, Nicki Minaj and Rihanna are also set to crowd the country's holiday shopping session. Minaj is going to drop "Pink Friday" on November 23, while Rihanna will bring her "Loud" a week prior.
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Jenny McCarthy Hid First Playboy Spread From Parents

September 29, 2010 08:31:12 GMT


Jenny McCarthy used a chunk of the $20,000 she was paid for her first Playboy photoshoot to send her parents on a cruise - so they wouldn't see the issue when it hit newsstands. The actress/model was stunned when she was asked to be Miss October in 1993, but couldn't break the news to her conservative, Catholic family.

Speaking out about her big break on Tuesday, September 28's "Oprah" show in America, McCarthy recalled, "My sister said to me, 'Run away. You're going to die. They're (parents) going to kill you.' So I didn't tell my parents that I was going to pose for Playboy."
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Horror Thriller 'Hatchet II' Debuts New Trailer and First Clip

September 29, 2010 08:30:46 GMT


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Two more sneak peeks from "Hatchet II" have been made available for viewing pleasure. The first one is a green band trailer which is released via Apple, and the other is a clip which makes its way out via MySpace.

The trailer highlights the bloody scenes but it is less gory than the previously released trailers as the new one avoids showing some of the gruesome killings. The clip does not even see a single drop of blood as it shares scene which reveals why people would want to go to the swamp where Victor Crowley lives.
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Video: Beyonce Knowles Crashes West Orange Block Party

September 29, 2010 08:20:31 GMT


Beyonce Knowles has crashed a block party in West Orange and participant excitedly welcomed her. In a newly-outed video, Beyonce, in her white T-shirt and black leggings, is seen dancing with some locals who all dance to the same moves.

According to a tag line which follows the posted video, the locals' excitement occurred on the same block where the mother of Beyonce's husband Jay-Z lives. The "If I Were a Boy" hitmaker and Jay-Z were at that time visiting his mother.
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ABBA Inch Closer to Reunion


September 29, 2010 08:18:50 GMT


Swedish supergroup ABBA is moving closer to reforming - the band's two female stars have confirmed they are keen to work together again. Earlier this year singer Anni-Frid Lyngstad, known as 'Frida', ruled out the highly anticipated reunion as the group was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in New York. She said at the time, "I never think we will reunite again - it's a bit too late for that."

But now Frida has had a change of heart - she has been discussing a possible reunion with her former bandmate Agnetha Faltskog and is keen to head back to the studio with her. She tells Britain's Daily Express, "It would be great to do something with Agnetha. If we did, it would be hard to avoid all the pressure because of Abba. It could never be low-key. We talk about it (a reunion)."
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Stephen Gately's Ashes to Be Scattered at His Favorite Place

September 29, 2010 08:15:34 GMT


Stephen Gately's ashes will be scattered at a private ceremony next month - to mark the first anniversary of the Boyzone star's death. The 33 year old was found dead last October at the home he shared with partner Andrew Cowles in Majorca, Spain.

Gately's close family and friends are planning to mark the star's passing with an intimate ceremony in his native Ireland on October 10. His Boyzone bandmate Keith Duffy, who will attend the memorial, reveals the ashes will be spread at "one of his favorite places".
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Paul Wall Apologizes for Hitting Fan With Microphone

September 29, 2010 08:07:45 GMT


Rapper Paul Wall has apologized for beating a fan with a microphone during a concert in Texas, insisting he will "learn and grow" from the incident. The hip-hop star was performing with fellow rapper Slim Thug at the Low Low Car Show in San Antonio, Texas on Sunday, September 26 night when a man in the front row started waving his middle finger at the hitmaker.

Wall, real name Paul Slayton, exchanged some heated words with the rude concert-goer before allegedly hitting him with a microphone. Now the star has issued an apologetic statement to TMZ.com, in which he writes, "I want to sincerely apologize to my San Antonio Fans (sic) for allowing myself to become distracted during my recent performance."
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Former Manager Demanding Money Michael Jackson Owed Him


September 29, 2010 08:04:38 GMT


Michael Jackson's one-time manager and adviser Dr. Tohme Tohme has filed legal papers demanding to see the late star's financial records to aid his creditor's claim. Tohme alleges he is owed millions of dollars from Jackson's estate after organizing a deal to save the late "Thriller" hitmaker from financial ruin.

He insists he persuaded bosses at Colony Capital LLC to hand over $23 million to save Jackson's Neverland ranch - but he was never rewarded for his efforts. Tohme, who is demanding the $2.3 million Jackson allegedly promised him, is now stepping up his bid by asking for the singer's financial documents be made public.
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Shia LaBeouf's Acting Job Brings Back His Dad

September 29, 2010 08:00:40 GMT


Shia LaBeouf has credited his fame with maintaining his relationship with his dad - the actor insists without his glamorous career he "would have no father". The "Transformers" actor was determined to succeed as a movie star so his dad Jeffrey would be able to stop selling cannabis to fund the family.

And LaBeouf is thankful he broke into the industry as a youngster, because having his father on-set of TV show "Even Stevens" helped rebuild the pair's relationship. He tells Britain's The Sun, "My father was never around because he was selling drugs to keep us alive. And my mother was never around because she was selling brochures in the park to keep us alive."
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Donny Osmond to Host 'Love Songs' Radio Show Next Month

September 29, 2010 07:43:06 GMT


Singer and TV personality Donny Osmond can add DJ to his resume after landing a new gig as a radio host. The "Puppy Love" star has signed on to host a Sunday night "Love Songs on the Coast" show on Los Angeles station KOST 103.5. Osmond will begin hosting the show on October 3 from 7 P.M. local time.

According to Citadel Media which distributes the show in the U.S., the program is in fact "a customized and locally branded version of "The Donny Osmond Show" which is a lifestyle-driven music program airing across more than 75 markets in North America.
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LL Cool J 'Ruined' a Theater Play in Los Angeles


September 29, 2010 07:37:24 GMT


LL Cool J was caught out at the theater in Los Angeles recently when he dashed onstage to stop a prop from falling - only to discover the accident was part of the production. The rapper/actor was in the audience for James Whitmore, Jr.'s "Better Days" when he jumped to action in an effort to protect one of the stars.

He says, "They had this scene at the end of the play where the wall is coming down and the shelf turns into this heavenly thing. I thought the bookshelf was really falling. I jumped up... and ran on the stage real crazy... and then I realized it wasn't falling. It was transforming. It was part of the play."
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'NCIS', 'NCIS: L.A.' and 'Good Wife' October 5 Previews

September 29, 2010 07:35:10 GMT


CBS' Wednesday trio is officially complete this week with the second season premiere of "The Good Wife". Next week, "NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service" will kick it off at 8/7c with "Short Fuse", followed by "NCIS: Los Angeles" with "Special Delivery" and "Good Wife" with "Double Jeopardy."

In "NCIS", when the motives behind an attack on a female bomb tech link her to a murder, the NCIS team investigates her very guarded personal life. Meanwhile in the spin-off, the NCIS team investigates the murder of a Marine with top-level security clearance after he is found dead and missing a hand in a Beverly Hills parking lot off Rodeo Drive.
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Rush to Receive Living Legend Award


September 29, 2010 07:32:58 GMT


Rockers Rush are to be honored with the Living Legend award at Classic Rock magazine's Marshall Roll of Honour Awards in November. The Canadian trio will jet to London to pick up the accolade at the event, which will be hosted by Alice Cooper.

Alter Bridge and Cheap Trick will perform at the show. Past recipients of the Classic Rock Living Legend award include Iggy Pop, Ozzy Osbourne and Cooper. Rush star Geddy Lee says, "We are thrilled to receive the Living Legend award from Classic Rock... We are humbled and very appreciative."
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Russell Brand and Justin Bieber Are 'Worst Dressed Men in Showbiz'


September 29, 2010 07:25:11 GMT


Beside agreeing that Katy Perry is hot, Russell Brand and Justin Bieber have another thing they share in common. The "Get Him to the Greek" actor and the "Baby" hitmaker were recently voted the Worst Dressed Men in Showbiz in WENN's online poll.

35-year-old Brand, who occasionally dons chest-revealing outfits, topped the poll with 31 per cent of votes. Meanwhile, although he is known for his legion of devotees, baseball cap-loving Bieber landed the second spot after earning 26 per cent of votes.
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First Official Picture of Anne Hathaway in 'One Day' Outed


September 29, 2010 07:24:02 GMT


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Focus Features has released the first still from "One Day" via USA Today. It gives a look at on-screen couple, Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess, who are sitting next to each other and sharing smiles while holding a glass of wine each.

In the movie, Hathaway portrays Emma, a working-class girl of principle and ambition who dreams of making the world a better place. Sturgess' character, Dexter, is quite a contrary as he is a spoiled rich boy with a knack for witty repartee.
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Kelly Osbourne Forced to Move Out of Her L.A. Home

September 29, 2010 07:23:00 GMT


Kelly Osbourne has been forced out of her Los Angeles home by the paparazzi. The singer-turned-reality TV star felt like a prisoner in her own house with photographers camped outside, hoping to snag the latest picture of the slimmed-down star - and she recently moved out.

She says, "A lot of people have been trying to take pictures of me in my house... and they broke my gate and my parents don't feel safe now that I live alone." Osbourne is now living in her parents' Los Angeles pad and she reveals she won't be moving back home: "I've been staying in the apartment until I get a place in a secure building."
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Lindsay Lohan Wants Judge to Dismiss Her Tanning Lawsuit


September 29, 2010 07:20:13 GMT


Lindsay Lohan's lawyers have appealed to a Florida judge to dismiss a lawsuit accusing the actress of stealing the formula for her tanning spray Sevin Nyne, insisting she has "no involvement" in the making of the bronzer. The "Mean Girls" star launched Sevin Nyne last year after reportedly spending three years developing the product alongside entrepreneur Lorit Simon for the chemist's company Lorit.

Simon and Lohan were hit with a breach of contract suit in July 2009 by Florida-based executives at White Wave International Labs, who claimed the pair copied their formula for the spray tan after one of its chemists showed them samples of their creations months before.
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Seal and Heidi Klum's Naked Scenes in 'Secret' Video Teased


September 29, 2010 06:52:50 GMT


Seal and Heidi Klum are going to bare all in a new "Secret" music video. The real-life couple, who already has three children together, is going to appear naked in this forthcoming clip and share their passionate moment in steamy on-bed scenes.

"It's the story of two people in love. My husband is what I always wanted and never thought I would have," said Klum to Us Weekly who obtained the first look at their love scenes. "I feel so lucky to have found my husband especially at the time when I did." Seal additionally gushed, "The song, the movie, it's the story of our love."
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Natalie Portman Might Be Lois Lane in New 'Superman' Movie

September 29, 2010 06:43:41 GMT


Natalie Portman might get a chance to romance another superhero in her next movie. After taking the female lead role in "Thor", the brunette is now rumored to portray the love interest of Clark Kent, Lois Lane, in the new "Superman" film.

Breaking the report is Moviehole which says a crew member of Darren Aronofsky's "Black Swan" tells them that the helmer has actually "been talking about this for a while" and that they don't think talks have "progressed beyond the suggestion of having Nat[alie Portman] be Lois." The source adds, "They wanted her first time around, this time they can get her - with Darren. But who knows where that's at now. ...nothing on paper yet."
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Fantasia Barrino Is Set for November U.S. Tour Following Suicide Attempt

September 29, 2010 06:40:50 GMT


Troubled singer Fantasia Barrino will hit the road for a U.S. tour in November, three months after her failed suicide attempt. The former "American Idol" star survived a drug overdose on August 9 and later shocked fans by revealing the scare wasn't an accident and she meant to take her own life.

Barrino was quick to move forward with her music career; she took the first step toward putting the incident behind her with a Las Vegas concert on August 27 - her first performance after the suicide attempt - and the singer is pushing through her personal struggles by diving back into work. Barrino will kick off the 30-city "Back to Me" tour in Richmond, Virginia on November 4.
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Pete Doherty Charged With Cocaine Possession

September 29, 2010 06:40:04 GMT


British rocker Pete Doherty has been charged with cocaine possession following an investigation into the death of filmmaker Robin Whitehead. Whitehead, who was working on a documentary about the troubled The Libertines star, was found dead from a suspected drug overdose in an apartment in Hackney, London in January.

Doherty and two friends, Peter Wolfe and Alan Wass, have each been charged with possession, while Wolfe has also been charged with supplying cocaine. All three men are due to appear at Thames Magistrates' Court on October 18. Doherty was one of four people questioned following the death of the 27 year old.
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First Look of J.Lo and Steven Tyler as 'American Idol' Judges

September 29, 2010 06:40:03 GMT


Nigel Lythgoe who returns to the production seat of "American Idol" has shared the first look of Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler on the judges table. Randy Jackson took over Simon Cowell's old seat while Lopez is sandwiched between the two. This three-judges format bring back memory of season 1 to 7 where Paula Abdul was the only female in the panel.

In companion to his Twitpic, Lythgoe wrote, "It's great to be back on 'American Idol'. The judges were great." They were shooting the audition round in Jersey City, New Jersey where the weather was not quite friendly. "We are just putting the final touches to the 'set' and lighting. The judges should be arriving in a moment. Outside is getting darker. Rain?" Lythgoe wrote hours before it started.
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Jeffrey Jones Sentenced to Three Years Probation for Sex Offender Violation

September 29, 2010 06:28:19 GMT


"Ferris Bueller's Day Off " star Jeffrey Jones has been sentenced to three years probation for failing to update his sex offender registration in 2009. The actor was arrested in 2003 after he was caught in possession of child pornography and for employing a 14-year-old boy to pose for inappropriate images.

The possession of child pornography charge was subsequently dropped after Jones pleaded no contest to inducing a minor to pose for sexually explicit photographs. He was sentenced to five years' probation and ordered to register as a sex offender every year. But Jones was taken into custody in June after allegedly failing to update the register on his 63rd birthday on September 28.
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Quentin Tarantino's Friars Roast Postponed Due to Sally Menke's Death

September 29, 2010 06:27:52 GMT


Quentin Tarantino has postponed his upcoming induction into New York's legendary Friars Club following the death of his longtime friend and film editor Sally Menke. The "Pulp Fiction" director was set to become the organization's latest figure of fun at the annual 'roast' on Friday, October 1, with Uma Thurman, Eli Roth and Patricia Arquette all expected to rip into Tarantino with traditional mocking tributes.

But the event at the New York Hilton has been delayed following Menke's untimely demise. A statement released on Tuesday afternoon reads, "The Friars roast of Quentin Tarantino, scheduled for Friday (Oct 1st) in New York, has been postponed due to the death today of Sally Menke - longtime editor, collaborator and dear friend of Mr. Tarantino."
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Seth Rogen Proposed to Longtime Girlfriend

September 29, 2010 06:27:06 GMT


"Knocked Up" star Seth Rogen has proposed to his longtime girlfriend. The actor has been dating writer/actress Lauren Miller since 2004. Both are 28. A source close to the couple tells Life & Style magazine, "He surprised her with the proposal. She'd started giving up hope that he would ever pop the question."

Rogen is sure to be one happy man - he previously stated, "I have a girlfriend who is far prettier than I should have."
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Video Premiere: Shakira's 'Loca' Ft. Dizzee Rascal


September 29, 2010 06:11:58 GMT


Shakira's "Loca" music video has finally arrived in full, featuring rapper Dizzee Rascal. The Colombian singer is rolling around the streets of Barcelona before making a very public costume change. While local residents are gathering around her, she takes off her short skirt, trading it with tight leather pants. The other scenes include hip-shaking dance moves, motorcycle riding and frolicking in the city's fountain.

The "fun-filled" music video is different from Shakira's previous clips most of which are usually big-budgeted affairs. In this one, she goes away from the traditional big production video to filming visuals with a hand-held camera in an attempt to capture the true interpretation of the song of being "loca" with her fans.
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Video: 'Australia's Next Top Model' Host Read Wrong Winner Name


September 29, 2010 06:02:08 GMT


"Australia's Next Top Model" host Sarah Murdoch embarrassed herself and jeopardized the show's credibility when she announced the wrong winner in a live finale. Sarah announced in front of 2,000 audience gathering at Luna Park that Kelsey Martinovich was the winner before stripping her off the crown and said Amanda Ware is the right one.

Kelsey was already giving her family and friends a thank-you speech when Sarah suddenly looked like she was in the verge of tears. "I don't know what to say right now. I'm feeling a bit sick about this," Sarah said. "I'm so sorry. Oh my God, I don't know what to say. This is what happens when you have live TV folks, this is insane, insane, insane." Fortunately Kelsey took the news with a big heart, saying that it was "okay" and "an honest mistake".
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Camilla Belle and Jesse Williams Get Really 'Dirty' in 'Dirty Dancing' Trilogy


September 29, 2010 05:59:33 GMT


Camilla Belle and Jesse Williams have been bonded by the excitement and sexiness of capoeira. In the final installment of the "Dirty Dancing" trilogy "Dirty Dancing 3: Capoeira Nights", released by Funny or Die, Camilla tries to convince her dad of her love for capoeira, which he thinks is nothing but a fight.

The trailer starts with Camilla dancing with a common guy in a ball in Brazil when the "When a Stranger Calls" actress has her eyes on Jesse who doesn't "dance normal" like them. Later, Camilla and Jesse find themselves attracted to each other which then leads them to start practicing capoeira together. They even recreate a famous lift from the 1987 romantic film.
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Lil' Kim Celebrates the Opening of Second Salon

September 29, 2010 05:04:46 GMT


Rapper Lil' Kim is expanding her venture into hair and beauty - she's launched a new salon in North Carolina. The Lady "Marmalade" hitmaker opened the first Salon Se Swa branch in Raleigh in 2004 with her cousin Katrise Jones and the pair has now turned the store into a chain, opening their second branch in Charlotte.

The star's family and friends helped the two celebrate their success by joining in a champagne toast and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, September 25 to officially open the salon.
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Keith Urban and Brad Paisley Join Grand Ole Opry Relaunch Celebration

September 29, 2010 05:04:22 GMT


Keith Urban and Brad Paisley will help to celebrate the reopening of country music mecca the Grand Ole Opry on Tuesday night, September 28, four months after severe floods wreaked havoc on the fabled venue. Opry bosses were forced to close down the Nashville, Tennessee auditorium in May when heavy storms caused water to sweep through the venue and destroy the stage, dressing rooms and retail store.

They have spent an estimated $17 million on renovations and now the building is set to relaunch with an all-star line-up led by Urban and Paisley. The duo will also be joined by the likes of Martina McBride, Blake Shelton and Dierks Bentley for the show, titled "Country Comes Home: an Opry Celebration", which will be broadcast live online.
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Bon Jovi Nominated as Recipient of Hall of Fame Honor

September 29, 2010 05:03:49 GMT


Bon Jovi, Alice Cooper and Neil Diamond have landed nominations to be inducted into the prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as the class of 2010. The stars join fellow first-time nominees Dr. John and Donovan, while Donna Summer, Tom Waits and rap acts LL Cool J and the Beastie Boys will be keeping their fingers crossed once more to be recognized as music royalty with the industry's highest honor.

The contenders for the 2010 Hall of Fame accolade were announced on Tuesday, September 28, but the artists will have to wait until December to learn if they have been selected to go down in history, and the ceremony will take place in March 2011 in New York.
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Katie Price Fined $1,500 for Failing to Control Vehicle

September 29, 2010 05:02:03 GMT


British glamour model Katie Price has been fined $1,500 after she was found guilty of failing to maintain full control of a luxury horsebox while driving in England in February. Traffic police in Sussex spotted the busty brunette lose control of the large vehicle and drift into another lane on a busy road, causing two oncoming cars to swerve out of the way.

Cops claimed the 32 year old, also known as Jordan, had been using her cell phone for up to three seconds when the incident took place on February 19. Price denied the charge, insisting she had not been distracted by her mobile phone, and blamed her bad road skills on being a "typical woman driver".
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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter Hospitalized for 'Upset Stomach'

September 29, 2010 05:01:39 GMT


Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter is recovering in hospital after suffering an "upset stomach" onboard a flight to Cleveland, Ohio on Tuesday, September 28. America's 39th president was admitted to Metro Health Hospital at approximately 11.30 A.M. local time after paramedics were called to meet his plane upon arrival at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.

A spokesperson for the 85-year-old politician says he is "resting comfortably" after receiving medical attention, reports CNN. Spokeswoman Deanna Congileo, from his non-profit organization The Carter Center, says in a statement, "While on a flight to Cleveland, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter developed an upset stomach, and, upon arrival, was taken to Metro Health Hospital for observation."
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Anna Nicole Smith's Fight for Late Husband's Cash Still Ongoing

September 29, 2010 05:01:18 GMT


Anna Nicole Smith's fight for cash from her late husband's estate will continue from beyond the grave - officials at the U.S. Supreme Court have agreed to reconsider the case. The busty blonde launched a legal battle for a $300 million share of oil tycoon J. Howard Marshall's estate prior to her death in 2007, maintaining he promised her the money during their 14-month marriage.

In his will, the 89 year old, who died in 1995, left his entire fortune to his son, E. Pierce Marshall - and Smith's legal advisers have been trying to win a share of the cash ever since. Their bid was dealt a blow in May this year when judges at a Los Angeles appeals court ruled a Houston, Texas jury was correct in determining that the oil mogul was mentally fit when he signed his will.
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'Inglourious Basterds' Editor Found Dead

September 29, 2010 05:01:00 GMT


Quentin Tarantino's friend and longtime film editor, Sally Menke, has been found dead in Los Angeles at the age of 56. Menke went hiking with her dog in Beachwood Canyon on Monday, September 27, when the city was experiencing record heat waves, but failed to return home.

Her body was discovered in the early hours of Tuesday, September 28, after pals alerted authorities to her absence, reports the Los Angeles Times. Her pet pooch was found alive and well.
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Despite Efforts, 'Lone Star' Rating Tanks and Thus Canceled


September 29, 2010 04:32:11 GMT


"Lone Star" officially becomes the first show that suffers the casualty of broadcast season this Fall. The premiere on September 20 surprisingly only absorbed 4.1 million viewers and creator Kyle Killen had taken a desperate measure to ensure people watch the sophomore episode. Despite Killen's urge for people to tune in, the number tanked lower to 3.2 million.

In place of the unfortunate show, the third season of "Lie to Me" will be premiered earlier than scheduled. The procedural drama was supposed to begin airing in November on Wednesday nights but it will now occupy the Monday 9/8c slot.
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Black Eyed Peas' 'The Beginning' Set for Nov. 30 With David Guetta Producing


September 29, 2010 04:30:31 GMT


Black Eyed Peas who are currently on tour are slated to roll out their latest studio work "The Beginning" in United States on November 30. As a pre-cursor for "The E.N.D." follow-up, a lead single reportedly titled "Bang Bang Get It" is expected to come out in early October.

The album features 12 songs. "We have a new collaboration - DJ Ammo, he has four songs on the record," will.i.am said in a Dipdive interview on the set of Nicki Minaj's "Check It Out" video shoot. "I produced three. .. David Guetta did two."
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Kristen Stewart Reportedly Fears Emma Watson Will Steal Robert Pattinson


September 29, 2010 04:10:33 GMT


Heat magazine has come up with a jaw-dropping claim that Kristen Stewart and Emma Watson are currently at a war over heartthrob Robert Pattinson. A source told the mag, via Metro, that "like all girls, Kristen can be very jealous and possessive."

"In her mind Emma posses a threat," the source further stated. Kristen was said fearing Emma will steal her reported lover Robert from her. The source mentioned that "Rob has commented before on how cute he thinks Emma is and Kristen worries that he would have more in common with her because she's British."
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The King's Awkward Training Exposed in 'The King's Speech' Clip

September 29, 2010 03:56:13 GMT


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The first clip from "The King's Speech" has hit web, highlighting the unique method used by speech therapist Lionel Logue to help King George VI overcome his nervous stammer. Since the King's wife calls the problem as "mechanical difficulties", Logue asks the King to shake his jaws, sway his hands, and roll on the floor during the training.

Based on true story, the film revolves around King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit to be king, Bertie engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue. Through a set of unexpected techniques, and as a result of an unlikely friendship, Bertie is able to find his voice and boldly lead the country into war.
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Ting Tings Star Tells Serious Kanye West to Lighten Up

September 29, 2010 03:54:07 GMT


The Ting Tings star Jules De Martino has urged Kanye West to "lighten up" - because the rapper takes himself seriously even when he's using the bathroom. The "That's Not My Name" hitmakers were stunned when West arrived in their dressing room at a gig and then used the sink as a urinal.

But De Martino was even more annoyed when he later joked with the rapper about the incident - and West failed to see the funny side. The rocker tells Britain's X Magazine, "Kanye had a wee in our dressing room sink backstage after a show. He's a real character because he's really serious and yet he was having a wee."
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Newly-Married Hollywood Star Asked Myleene Klass for Sex

September 29, 2010 03:50:37 GMT


British singer-turned-TV presenter Myleene Klass has caused controversy by claiming a "newly-married Hollywood star" propositioned her during a recent lunch meeting and asked her to sign a confidentiality contract.

The former "Hear'Say" star has been working as a roving reporter for America's CNN network, interviewing a string of high-profile names. The 32 year old now admits one lunchtime chat with a famous face became unsavory when he asked her for sex and his assistant offered her a contract to keep quiet.
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Claudia Schiffer's Clothing Line to Debut 2011


September 29, 2010 03:43:25 GMT


Claudia Schiffer is following in the footsteps of her supermodel pal Kate Moss by launching her own clothing line. The German beauty has signed a deal to create her own fashion collection and she is preparing to launch the project next month.

Schiffer confirmed the news to WWD.com at at the Salvatore Ferragamo show in Milan and revealed the range will hit shops in 2011. Moss launched her own line with British firm TopShop, but the partnership is coming to an end this year.
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'Glee' Reveals Tracklisting and Release Date for 'Rocky Horror' Album

September 29, 2010 03:39:45 GMT


In companion to its upcoming "Rocky Horror Picture Show" tribute, "Glee" has compiled several theme songs from the Halloween episode for an album. The compilation set will hit the stores across United States on October 19, a week before the "Horror" ode airs.

Seven songs are included in the album. "Touch a Touch a Touch a Touch Me" reportedly will be recorded with Jayma Mays' vocal. The other "Glee" renditions which appear in the effort include "Whatever Happened to Saturday Night?" and "There's a Light (Over at Frankenstein Place)".
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Gordon Ramsay Responded to 'Kitchen Nightmares' Contestant's Death

September 29, 2010 03:35:20 GMT


A New Jersey restaurateur featured on celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay's U.S. TV show "Kitchen Nightmares" has committed suicide. Joseph Cerniglia, 39, was found floating in New York's Hudson River last week after officials received a call about a man jumping off the city's George Washington Bridge. His death was ruled a suicide, reports the New York Post.

Cerniglia, a married father of three, opened up about his personal troubles and debt-ridden Fair Lawn, New Jersey restaurant, Campania, when he appeared on "Kitchen Nightmares" in 2007. He told the TV host, "I'm financially in trouble - the debt of the restaurant alone is overwhelming. My personal debt - wife, kids, mortgage - that's a lot of debt. I owe my purveyors about $80,000 right now in cold, hard cash... I can't see us going on another year."
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Katherine Heigl Hurt in a Horse Accident

September 29, 2010 03:21:45 GMT


Katherine Heigl is having second thoughts about becoming an equestrian after injuring herself in a horse riding accident at her Utah ranch. The "Knocked Up" star recently took up competitive horse training on her sprawling 25-acre estate, but admits she's "having a hard time getting back in the saddle" after losing control and splitting her knee open in a fall.

She explains, "I have no idea what I'm doing... it's very difficult. He (the horse) is great and he wasn't trying to kill me but I just lost control and I couldn't stop him. The more upset I'd get, the faster he'd go. He was running into the walls and I just leaped off of him into these iron bars and I stood there bleeding watching him go berserk and I went, 'What have I done?'"
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Michael Douglas Planning World Trip With Family


September 29, 2010 03:18:56 GMT


Michael Douglas and his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones are considering taking their kids out of school for a round-the-world family holiday once the actor finishes his cancer treatment. The "Fatal Attraction" star was diagnosed with throat cancer last month and is currently undergoing an intensive course of chemotherapy and radiation treatment as he battles the deadly disease.

But Douglas remains optimistic about his prognosis and is already making plans to mark the end of his treatment - he wants to take his partner and their two children, Dylan, 10, and Carys, seven, on a year-long vacation. He tells Britain's Live magazine, "Catherine and I are talking about taking the kids out of school for a year and trying to go around the world - that would be nice..."
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'Lost' Star Josh Holloway On Board for 'Mission: Impossible IV'

September 29, 2010 03:18:45 GMT


After landing on "Lost" island, Josh Holloway will take his next trip with "Mission: Impossible IV". The 41-year-old actor is currently negotiating his deal to star in the upcoming movie as a member of the Impossible Mission Force, the secret agent task force headed by Tom Cruise's Ethan Hunt, The Hollywood Reporter reports.

Holloway's involvement in the fourth "Mission: Impossible" film will be his first major screen role since wrapping the ABC show, "Lost", in which he portrayed anti-hero Sawyer. In between his filming for the sci-fi drama series, he shot for indie films like "Whisper" and "Stay Cool".
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Justin Bieber's Toy and Doll Line Will Hit Stores for Christmas


September 29, 2010 03:15:51 GMT


After singing, acting and penning autobiography, Justin Bieber is now getting his own toy and doll line, which is scheduled to hit U.S. stores on December 4 just in time for Christmas. Bieber's toy line will feature a number of figures based on him and bears wearing Bieber's attributes.

Bieber's figure dolls are featured in two different sets - Music Video Collection Singing Figures and JB Style Collection. The Collection Singing Figures play 30-second clip of "Baby" or "One Less Lonely Girl" and come in outfits which Bieber dons in his music videos. The musical dolls are priced at $27.99.
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Charlotte Church Talks Her Split From Gavin Henson

September 29, 2010 03:06:38 GMT


Welsh singer Charlotte Church decided to end her engagement to rugby star Gavin Henson after he "changed" during a trip to the Arctic Circle for a U.K. reality show. The couple ended its five-year relationship in May, just months after Henson asked for her hand in marriage.

Church admits that both parties had time to think while Henson was in the Arctic taking part in TV endurance contest 71 Degrees North - and she was prompted to split from the sports hunk when he returned a different man.
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Kylie Minogue Dominates ARIA Awards Nominations

September 29, 2010 03:02:25 GMT


Kylie Minogue will lead the way at this year's ARIA Awards after scoring two nominations ahead of Australia's most prestigious music prize-giving. The pop superstar will compete for a pair of honors - Best Female Artist and Best Pop Release for her latest album "Aphrodite" - at the ceremony in Sydney in November this year.

Aussie rockers The Temper Trap look set to dominate the show with five nominations, including Best Group and Most Popular Australian Album for "Conditions", while Powderfinger will compete in four categories.
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Trevor Donovan Hit With Unpaid Bill Lawsuit


September 29, 2010 02:56:36 GMT


"90210" star Trevor Donovan has been hit with a lawsuit from a credit card company over allegations he owes more than $42,000 in unpaid bills. Legal documents were filed on Monday, September 17 accusing the actor of applying for a card with Wells Fargo back in 2006 and running up a massive debt which has gone unpaid.

The money is being chased by executives at a firm called Investment Retrievers, who filed the lawsuit in a bid to recoup $42,469.69 as well as interest and attorneys' fees, according to TMZ.com.
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Michael Bolton Eliminated From 'Dancing with the Stars'


September 29, 2010 02:44:09 GMT


"Dancing with the Stars" result this week is rather expected. Singer Michael Bolton and dancing partner Chelsie Hightower, who scored the lowest last night with 12/30, could not pull enough votes from their fans to stay on the competition.

But before he left the dance floor, Bolton had a message for judge Bruno Tonioli. "Last night, I think Bruno was inappropriate and disrespectful," he said in reference to the judge's comment over his Jive. "Other than that, it was a phenomenal experience."
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Paris Hilton Teaching Children How to Paint in Charity Work

September 29, 2010 02:42:07 GMT


Paris Hilton is hoping to put her recent drugs conviction firmly behind her by turning her attentions to charity work. The socialite was handed a one-year suspended sentence and ordered to attend an "intensive" substance abuse program after pleading guilty to cocaine possession following her arrest in Las Vegas last month.

Hilton subsequently scrapped a promotional tour of the Far East after she was refused entry to Japan because of her drugs bust, and since she has been back home in California, the hotel heiress appears to have adopted a "healthy" new lifestyle with gym sessions and a new diet.
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'Mad Men' Star Could Be Cast as Moriarty in 'Sherlock Holmes 2'

September 29, 2010 02:39:59 GMT


Gearing up for the production in late this year, "Sherlock Holmes 2" is apparently actively searching for the main cast. Latino Review has got information from sources who say that the project has got Jared Harris to portray the lead villain, Professor Moriarty.

Moriarty, in the books by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is described as a criminal mastermind who surreptitiously oversees a criminal empire. The character briefly appeared in "Sherlock Holmes" movie in a carriage, but his face was barely seen.
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Vibrant Red Hot Rihanna Featured in Official Cover Art of 'Loud'

September 29, 2010 02:23:34 GMT


The front page of Rihanna's new album "Loud" is unwrapped. It features an artwork which boasts a close-up picture of the 22-year-old singer with her eyes closed, luscious lips slightly opened and flaming red hair framing her face.

The album is due to arrive in the United States on November 16. The lead single "Only Girl (In the World)" marks her return to fun stuff, climbing to No. 3 on Billboard Hot 100 just behind Eminem's "Love the Way You Lie" in which she lends her vocal.
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'Glee' 2.03 Preview: Grilled Cheesus


September 29, 2010 02:18:35 GMT


After an extravagant season 2 premiere and a Britney Spears episode, "Glee" is toning down the party with an emotional storyline. Not only Finn finds his belief through a toast but also Kurt is smacked with painful reality.

Finn has an existential crisis when he believes he sees the face of Jesus in his grilled cheese sandwich. Meanwhile, the rest of the kids rally around Kurt after he has a crisis of his own that leads to a larger discussion among the group about their own theology.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Lindsay Lohan Checked Herself Into Rehab on Late Monday

September 29, 2010 02:17:46 GMT


Lindsay Lohan has checked herself into a sober living house on late Monday, September 27. TMZ reported that the 24-year-old troubled actress is currently in an undisclosed Southern California rehab facility following her brief jail time in Lynwood jail on Friday, September 24.

A source recently told People that Lindsay "will step up her treatment and do more than what she was previously ordered to do." The "Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen" star re-entered the rehabilitation after failing her court-ordered drug tests.
 
 
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