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October 15, 2010

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Carrie Underwood Wins Big at Inspirational Country Music Awards


October 15, 2010 09:42:15 GMT


Carrie Underwood was a big winner at the 2010 Inspirational Country Music Awards on Thursday, October 14 night after picking up a top honor. The former "American Idol" winner's hit track "Temporary Home" was named Inspirational Video of the Year at the Nashville, Tennessee prizegiving, which celebrates artists who perform Christian and inspirational country music.

Meanwhile, Christian trio Point of Grace landed the Entertainer of the Year prize, singer Tommy Brandt took the top male vocalist trophy for the second consecutive year and Mary James picked up Female Vocalist of the Year.
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Selena Gomez Auctions Off Music Video Dress for UNICEF


October 15, 2010 09:38:52 GMT


Despite her grueling schedule over her music and movie career, not to mention her clothing line, Selena Gomez still spent her time to help others. The 18-year-old beauty, who is dubbed UNICEF ambassador, auctioned off one of her special dresses.

Hoping to raise money for the organization to help providing food and healthcare to disadvantaged children across the globe, Selena put her glamorous Catherine Dean gown that she wore in her "A Year Without Rain" music video under the hammer.
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Cheryl Cole Tearful in TV Interview Talking About Ashley

October 15, 2010 09:28:44 GMT


Girls Aloud star Cheryl Cole has opened up about her split from her ex-husband in a tearful TV interview, insisting she will "always love" soccer star Ashley Cole. The British singer's four-year marriage to the sportsman was officially ended last month following allegations of his infidelity.

Cole has now spoken candidly about their divorce in a special U.K. interview, which saw her break down in tears as she discussed her heartache. The star admits she still speaks to Cole on a regular basis and is still struggling to come to terms with the breakdown of their marriage.
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'The Flood' Video: Take That Reunite in Boat Race


October 15, 2010 09:17:36 GMT


Take That are featured in complete line-up in a music video for "The Flood", a lead single from their new album "Progress" which is due November 30 in the United States. Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, Jason Orange, Mark Owen and Robbie Williams wear Oxford and Cambridge-style rowing outfit.

Together, the boys get into five-seater rowing boat and compete in a race against another team. They lose the game, but they continue rowing until reaching the ocean instead of stopping at the finish line. "They were told to paddle like the professionals," a source told the Sun. "I think they found it quite hard. If you haven't done it before, sculling can be pretty difficult."
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New 'Deathly Hallows: Part I' Poster Shows Battle in the Air


October 15, 2010 09:16:05 GMT


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More posters from "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I" have come out. After some character posters, this time the movie gets a wide banner which highlights a battle between the good and the evil in the air. Seen in the image, which is found by Coming Soon, are Harry, Hagrid, Voldemort and some Death Eaters.

Additionally, Warner Bros. Pictures has released another character poster which still uses a plain black background. Exposed in the one-sheet is Dobby, a house-elf who was slaved by the Malfoys before Harry helped to free him in "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets".
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'Wizards of Waverly Place' Returns for Final Season in November


October 15, 2010 09:14:52 GMT


The Emmy Award-winning series "Wizards of Waverly Place" will return for a brand new season on Friday, November 12, Disney Channel announced. Coming as guest stars in multi-episode arc are Bailee Madison who joins as an "adorable" wizard named Maxine and Gregg Sulkin who reprises his role as Alex's love interest, werewolf Mason.

In the new wizardly twists and turns, everything is not what it seems, as Alex is tricked into announcing to the world that she and her brothers are wizards, and a duplicating spell goes haywire, changing Max's life forever.
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Justin Gaston's New Naked PETA Image and Behind the Scene Video Outed


October 15, 2010 08:54:48 GMT


New racy image of Miley Cyrus's ex-boyfriend Justin Gaston for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) campaign has been revealed. For the ad, Justin poses nude along with his "If I Can Dream" cast-mates, actor Benjamin Elliott and model Giglianne Braga, who both also go naked.

In the PETA image, Justin is seen sitting on the floor with his hands holding Giglianne's right leg and his head covering the beauty's private part. Meanwhile, Benjamin stands behind Giglianne while covering the model's boobs with his hand.
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In Pics: Josh Holloway Filming 'Mission: Impossible IV'

October 15, 2010 08:49:32 GMT


Josh Holloway has joined the production of "Mission: Impossible IV" in Prague, Czech Republic. On Thursday, October 14, the actor was spotted filming his scenes on the streets of the city, wearing a black ensemble added with a red scarf. Also snapped during the shooting that day was Lea Seydoux.

Holloway is cast in the fourth "Mission: Impossible" film as a member of the Impossible Mission Force, the secret agent task force headed by Tom Cruise's Ethan Hunt. Jeremy Renner is also added to the cast ensemble of the action movie, taking a role of Hunt's sidekick. Meanwhile, Paula Patton will be portraying the female lead.
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Lady GaGa Dedicated 'Speechless' to Late Grandfather


October 15, 2010 08:43:20 GMT


Lady GaGa paid a special tribute to her beloved grandfather, who died last month, during a concert in Finland on Wednesday, October 13. The "Poker Face" hitmaker was devastated when Joseph 'Giuseppe' Germanotta passed away at the age of 88, just two days after she visited him at his New Jersey nursing home.

GaGa halted her gig in Helsinki on Wednesday to honor her grandfather, dedicating her ballad "Speechless" to him. She told the crowd, "My dad made me promise that tonight I would dedicate this song to my sweet, sweet grandpa who is in heaven."
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Carey Mulligan to Ink Herself With Seagull

October 15, 2010 08:37:38 GMT


British actress Carey Mulligan wants a tattoo of a seagull on her right wrist - to remind her of the Broadway play she starred in three years ago. The "An Education" star played Nina in Ian Rickson's New York production of Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull" in 2007 - and she wants a permanent reminder of her time on stage.

Mulligan has asked her friend, illustrator Zoe More O'Ferrall, to create the ink design for her. But the actress was too embarrassed to go under the needle in London's trendy Soho district and has opted to book an appointment at a parlor in upmarket department store Selfridges instead.
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Danny Dyer: 'I Probably Always Will' Take Drugs

October 15, 2010 08:34:18 GMT


British actor Danny Dyer has opened up about his drug use, insisting he "probably always will" take narcotics. The "Business" star was shamed last year when shocking images of him purportedly snorting a line of white powder on a night out with friends was published in British tabloid The Sun.

Father-of-two Dyer has previously admitted taking drugs in the past, and now he has detailed his habit in new autobiography "Danny Dyer: Straight Up". He writes, "I've always taken drugs and I probably always will. But there's a difference between having the odd crafty bump up the snout (nose) as a reward for a job well done and letting it rule your life."
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Boxing Champion Ricky Hatton Released From Rehab

October 15, 2010 08:31:20 GMT


Shamed British boxing champion Ricky Hatton has left rehab following a month-long stint battling his drug problems. The sports star hit headlines last month when photographs of him allegedly snorting cocaine in a hotel room were published by U.K. tabloid the News of the World.

The former WBA Welterweight Champion admitted he began "dabbling" with drugs following a series of "humiliating" defeats, which led to depression, and he checked into London's The Priory clinic on September 13.
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Nicole Scherzinger's New Single 'Poison' Arrives in Full


October 15, 2010 08:30:32 GMT


Nicole Scherzinger got the venom in her brand new solo single called "Poison". In this pulsating dance track produced by acclaimed music maker RedOne, the lead singer of The Pussycat Dolls dares the boys to "step into the danger zone" and kiss her while poison is still dripping from her lips.

Before this "Poison", Scherzinger debuted a solo song called "Nobody Can Change Me" on Ryan Seacrest's radio show in May this year. The self-empowering track, however, failed to chart and that is maybe the reason why she moved to another song.
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George Clooney Most Struck by Sudanese 'Resolve'


October 15, 2010 08:24:15 GMT


George Clooney was struck by the "resolve" of the Southern Sudanese people in their fight for independence after visiting the troubled region earlier this month. The Hollywood actor-turned-activist traveled to Sudan as part of his campaign to raise awareness of a potential conflict in the divided African country, amid rising tensions and fears of a north-south war.

And the Oscar-winner admits he was inspired by the spirit of the Southern Sudanese people, who were determined to "fight and die" for the freedom to cast their vote. Clooney tells U.S. broadcaster Larry King, "What struck us the most, struck me the most, was their resolve..."
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Kanye West's Self-Snapped Photos Showing His Genital Shopped Around


October 15, 2010 08:16:57 GMT


Explicit photos of rapper Kanye West showing off his genital are reportedly being shopped around. Radar Online reported that the alleged images were snapped by the rapper himself as he showed her manhood and later sent them to a number of women.

As the result, the reported X-rated photos are now being shopped to various media outlets. The site mentioned that they have seen two of them. One image shows Kanye completely nude from the chest up while putting on sunglasses and a gold chain. Another pic shows the "All Falls Down" rapper's private part provocatively exposed from his boxer briefs.
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Vince Vaughn Defends Gay Joke in 'Dilemma'

October 15, 2010 08:15:30 GMT


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Vince Vaughn has spoken out after the promotional trailer for his new comedy "The Dilemma" was criticized over the use of the word "gay". U.S. newsman Anderson Cooper led protests over Vaughn's line, "Ladies and gentlemen, electric cars... are gay", when he appeared on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show earlier this month.

Cooper argued that the pejorative use of the world should be eliminated, especially in light of a recent spate of gay teen suicides across America. The backlash led to movie bosses at Universal Pictures promising to replace the trailer with a new one, and now Vaughn has waded into the debate.
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New Official Picture of 'Scream 4' Gathers Original Cast

October 15, 2010 08:15:12 GMT


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A new official image of "Scream 4" has been outed via E! Online, featuring three main original cast, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox and David Arquette, together. Campbell and Cox are pictured standing behind Arquette, who seems to be stopping something unseen.

In the forthcoming movie, Campbell's Sidney Prescott is an author while Cox's Gale Weathers and Arquette's Deputy Dewey are now a married couple. Ironically, the twosome has recently announced their separation in real life.
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Ashley Greene to Host 'Fashion Forward' Feat. Justin Timberlake

October 15, 2010 08:01:15 GMT


Ashley Greene is more than just a face on "Twilight" series. The 23-year-old is announced as the host of a CW special called "Fashion forward: Making It" which is a behind-the-scenes look at the new faces and forces in the fashion world.

In a press release, the network said the one-hour show takes a look at "what it takes to make it in the fashion industry, from the creation of designs to building a business and a brand." Young designers and celebrities who are featured are Marcus Wainwright and David Neville from rag & bone, Alexander Wang, Tory Burch, Justin Timberlake and Gwen Stefani.
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Michael Bolton Is a First-Time Grandfather to Baby Girl

October 15, 2010 07:42:19 GMT


Singer Michael Bolton has become a first-time grandfather. The Grammy Award winner's daughter Taryn, 31, has given birth to a daughter. A thrilled Bolton, 56, tells People.com, "A profound and indescribable joy has been delivered to my heart and to our entire family."

This is the first grandchild for Bolton, 56, who has three daughters from a previous marriage. And he admits he's still getting used to the idea of being called 'Grandpa'. "It's so weird," he shares. "I'm going to have to figure out how to own that."
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Christina Aguilera Files for Divorce, Asking Judge to Terminate Spousal Support


October 15, 2010 07:37:47 GMT


After only two days from announcing her separation from husband of five years, music executive Jordan Bratman, Christina Aguilera has made up her mind. The "Bionic" singer filed for divorce in the Superior Court of California on Thursday, October 14, TMZ reported.

In the divorce papers obtained by the site, Aguilera cited "irreconcilable differences". The divorce petition also revealed that there is pre-nuptial agreement when the singer and Bratman wed in 2005. The divorce petition asks that "earnings and accumulations of (Aguilera) before marriage, during marriage and from and after the date of separation" to be considered separate property.
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T.I. Apologizes to Fans, Promising No More Arrests


October 15, 2010 07:37:00 GMT


Rap superstar T.I. has vowed to turn his life around and leave his troubled ways behind him for good to win back the trust of the friends, colleagues and fans he let down with his drug arrest last month. The hip-hop hitmaker, real name Clifford Harris, Jr., is facing between eight and 14 months behind bars if an Atlanta, Georgia judge decides to revoke his probation after he was booked for felony possession of a controlled substance in September.

T.I. was already on probation for gun charges stemming from 2007 and he completed a prison sentence for those counts last December 2009. He will appear before a judge on Friday, October 15 but T.I. insists he will not be returning to court once the drug charge is cleared up - because he's too "tired" and too old to continue running from his responsibilities.
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Vanessa Hudgens On Board for 'Journey to the Center of the Earth' Sequel

October 15, 2010 07:32:21 GMT


Vanessa Hudgens is about to take "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island". The 21-year-old actress is currently in final negotiations to play the female lead in this follow-up to "Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D", The Hollywood Reporter (THR) has just reported.

The sequel has tapped Josh Hutcherson to reprise his role as Sean who this time will force his mother's boyfriend, portrayed by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, to join him on a trip to a mythical and monstrous island to find his missing grandfather. According to THR, Hudgens will portray a Pacific Islander who gets swept into the adventure and end up falling for Sean.
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Michael Caine Plans to Write Fiction

October 15, 2010 07:31:17 GMT


Michael Caine is set to turn novelist when he completes the next "Batman" film - because he's sick of lawyers telling him what he can and can't write about in his memoirs. The movie star has just released his second autobiography, The Elephant to Hollywood, and he's telling fans his next book will be a work of fiction.

He tells Entertainment Weekly magazine, "I love writing so much that once I'm finished with Batman, I'm going to write fiction. When I was writing my first book, I talked with Kirk Douglas, who had written one of his own. I told him that the lawyers were always saying, 'You can't say that or you'll get sued'. He said to me, 'Write fiction, Michael. You can tell the truth.' Isn't that a great line?"
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Gabourey Sidibe Freaked Out Over Sucking Weed Lollipop

October 15, 2010 07:26:24 GMT


"Precious: Based on the Novel PUSH by Sapphire" star Gabourey Sidibe freaked out on a recent trip to Amsterdam when she found herself accidentally sucking a pot lollipop. The actress insists she went to the Dutch city to check out its famous red-light district and visit museums - and not to hang-out in cafes where marijuana use is legal, but discovered hash is everywhere in Amsterdam.

She says, "I'm a nerd and I don't smoke pot... I went to a souvenir shop and I wanted to buy a regular lollipop and I accidentally bought a weed lollipop. I stick one in my mouth and I'm looking at the packaging and it says, 'Weed lollipop'."
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Robert Redford Receives Legion of Honor From French President

October 15, 2010 07:21:17 GMT


French President Nicolas Sarkozy paid tribute to Robert Redford on Thursday, October 14 when he presented the movie icon with the nation's highest cultural honor. The "Indecent Proposal" star was bestowed with the prestigious Legion of Honor title in Paris for his movie achievements and his work to protect the environment.

Redford was made a knight as Sarkozy handed him a red-ribboned medal at the small ceremony, telling him, "I know 65 million French people who would like to be in my shoes right now... You are the incarnation of the United States and all that that country represents. Those who love cinema long remember... (your) films, which we watch and re-watch with the same emotion each time."
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Coming Soon: Live Action Series of 'The Incredible Hulk'


October 15, 2010 07:15:11 GMT


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"The Incredible Hulk" is not strictly for wide-screen version, but for TV series as well. ABC is reportedly in "very early stages of development" of a live-action series adaptation of the popular Marvel comic book about a physicist who turns this green monster when his emotion is triggered.

Since the project is young, there is no writer yet for the pilot but the network is looking for one. The pickup comes on the heels of the TV right bought by ABC's parent company Disney. It is part of a push from Marvel to enter the TV realm which was kicked off with the launching of Marvel TV in June. The network's head Jeph Loeb reportedly had put the "Hulk" adaptation as one of his top priorities.
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Betty White Signs on for Cameo Role in 'Men in Black 3'

October 15, 2010 07:12:34 GMT


Ageing 'it girl' Betty White has landed a cameo role in the new "Men in Black" movie. Website BloodyDisgusting has confirmed the former "Golden Girls" star has signed on for a small part opposite Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones and Josh Brolin.

Meanwhile, Emma Thompson and The Pussycat Dolls star Nicole Scherzinger are in negotiations to play Agent Oh and Devil Girl in the film, which is expected to hit cinemas in 3-D in 2012.
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Video Premiere: Mike Posner's 'Please Don't Go'


October 15, 2010 06:48:58 GMT


Mike Posner gets nostalgic in a music video for his second single "Please Don't Go". The 22-year-old singer walks down the streets of Los Angeles during a sunny day, revisiting places in the city where he and his girlfriend used to spend time together.

"Please Don't Go" comes from production hands of Posner and Benny Blanco (Katy Perry, 3OH!3). Taken from Posner's first studio album "31 Minutes to Takeoff", it is released as a follow-up to his chart-busting, debut single "Cooler Than Me".
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Justin Bieber's Movie Poster Teased in Puzzle Pieces, Title Unveiled


October 15, 2010 06:48:22 GMT


Justin Bieber has made his fans anxious for the last few hours after spilling pieces of his movie poster via Twitpic. Helmer Jon Chu started this "game" on Wednesday, October 13 by posting the first piece of the puzzle and writing on his Twitter, "GAME ON! @justinbieber MOVIE POSTER/TITLE REVEAL BEGINS Collect ALL the pieces 2 UNCOVER."

The next pieces were later unveiled one by one until Thursday, by some celebrities like Ryan Seacrest, Usher and Ellen DeGeneres. Getting the honor to share the most important part of the poster is USA Today, which posted a picture mentioning the movie's title, "Never Say Never".
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Pearl Jam's Jeff Ament Opens Skateboard Park in Hometown

October 15, 2010 06:47:51 GMT


Pearl Jam star Jeff Ament has opened his very own skateboard park in his hometown of Big Sandy, Montana. The bassist funded the $40,000 project earlier this year and building on the recreation site was completed on Tuesday, October 12.

Ament hit the park in the early hours of Wednesday, October 13 to test out his skills on the skateboard and give the venue his seal of approval, according to local reports.
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Pixies Play 33 Songs for 33 Rescued Chilean Miners at Santiago Show

October 15, 2010 06:47:26 GMT


Rockers Pixies honored the 33 rescued Chilean miners at a show in Santiago on Wednesday night, October 13 by performing a track for each of the heroes. The men spent two months buried underground following a rock collapse and were rescued one by one during a painstaking operation on Tuesday and Wednesday, with the last man making it to the surface just before the band hit the stage at Santiago's Teatro la Cupula.

Overcome with the emotion of the footage of the rescued miners on local TV stations, Pixies frontman Black Francis and his bandmates agreed to turn their first headlining gig in Chile into a marathon tribute to the miners.
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Kat Von D and Ex Boyfriend Nikki Sixx Reunite at 'Jackass 3D' Premiere

October 15, 2010 06:46:55 GMT


Celebrity tattooist Kat Von D and rocker Nikki Sixx had Hollywood gossips buzzing at the premiere of "Jackass 3D" on Wednesday night, October 13 when the former couple arrived together but refused to pose for photos.

Sources tell WENN Von D, who split from the Motley Crue star earlier this year and is now dating Sandra Bullock's ex-husband Jesse James, was visibly upset on the red carpet but refused to discuss her personal life with members of the media.
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Taylor Swift Lands Six Top 10 Debuts, Breaking a Tie With Mariah Carey


October 15, 2010 06:46:02 GMT


Taylor Swift has conjured up pop chart magic in America again by becoming the only act in Billboard Hot 100 history to land six top 10 debuts. Her latest release, "Speak Now", has entered the new countdown at eight and breaks a tie with Mariah Carey.

The country star's first top 10 debut was "Change" two years ago, 2008. Meanwhile, Bruno Mars' "Just the Way You Are" scores a fourth week at the top of the Hot 100, and Far East Movement and Nelly round out the new top three with "Like a G6" and "Just a Dream", respectively.
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Steven Spielberg to Compete His Own Movie in Christmas 2011

October 15, 2010 06:44:32 GMT


Steven Spielberg will be playing Santa Claus at the U.S. box office next Christmas - he's releasing two movies on the same day over the festive season. World War I drama "War Horse" and "The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn" - both directed by Spielberg - will hit movie theaters in the U.S. on December 28, 2011 and battle it out for big buck at the box office over the holiday season.

"War Horse", starring David Thewlis and Emily Watson, was scheduled for release next summer, August 2011 but studio bosses at Dreamworks have pushed it back after screening footage in London last week.
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Closest Pal Reveals Tony Curtis Fathered Secret Lovechild

October 15, 2010 06:43:40 GMT


One of late actor Tony Curtis' closest friends has rocked the "Some Like It Hot" star's fanbase by revealing he fathered a secret lovechild. Just weeks after the movie legend's death, John Cohan has come forward with news Curtis' actress daughter Jamie Lee Curtis has a kid sister she's never met.

Cohan tells U.S. tabloid the Globe his pal's secret daughter, who is now in her 40s, is the product of the actor's fling with a wannabe actress in the late 1950s. The pal tells the publication that Curtis died regretting the fact that he never got to know his lovechild.
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Producers for Angelina Jolie's Directorial Debut in Bid to Win Back Permit


October 15, 2010 06:42:07 GMT


Producers working on Angelina Jolie's directorial debut have submitted the script of the wartime love story to Bosnian officials in a bid to win back permission to shoot in the country. Jolie recently began filming the as-yet-untitled drama in Hungary and had planned to shoot scenes in Sarajevo and Zenica in Bosnia, where the story is set.

But the Hollywood star's plans were thrown into jeopardy earlier this week when Bosnian government representatives revoked the actress' production permit following a mix-up over the movie's plot. Trade publication Variety initially reported the film would tell the story of a Serbian man and Bosnian woman who fall in love in the middle of the Bosnian war, but are driven to take different paths.
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Chilean Miners Rescue Spawns Two TV Shows

October 15, 2010 06:27:30 GMT


As soon as all the 33 Chilean miners were safe on the ground, TV networks are quick to announce projects made on the heels of the inspiring event. Trapped 2000 feet underground in Copiapo, Chile since August, the miners were pulled out one by one through narrow shaft 69 days later.

The tremendous effort by the rescuers as well as the courage that the miners held for days have been captured above the ground by Discovery Channel's cameras. "Rescued: The Chilean Mine Story" will air on October 28 as a special. Produced by Discovery Channel Latin America, it will be simulcast on Discovery Channel and Discovery en Espanol in the United States and Discovery Channel across Latin America. Broadcast in Europe, the Middle East and Africa will follow the next month.
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Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj and Keri Hilson to Salute the Troops on VH1 Divas


October 15, 2010 05:57:45 GMT


A year after the first revived VH1 Divas concert, the network decides it's time to bring the iconic event to America's troops and their families. Partnering with USO (United States Organizations), they recruited Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj and Keri Hilson for the troops salute.

They will be performing in front of men and women in uniform at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar in San Diego. Dubbed "VH1 Divas Salute the Troops", the event which will also feature performance from Sugarland premieres on Sunday, December 5 at 9:00 PM ET/PT.
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T.I. Promises to Stay In Touch With Suicidal Man

October 15, 2010 05:03:01 GMT


Rap superstar T.I. has promised to stay in touch with the suicidal young man he managed to talk out of jumping off a highrise building in Atlanta, Georgia on Wednesday, October 13 in a bid to help with his recovery. The "Live Your Life" hitmaker, real name Clifford Harris, Jr., was running errands in his native city when he heard about the stand-off between cops and the desperate 22 year old on the radio.

He admits the news tugged at his heartstrings and he drove to the site of the 22-story building to see if he could help. T.I. tells TMZ.com, "It summoned my heart, my spirit. I said to myself... 'I gotta help'."
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Robert Lindsay Didn't Expect Good Review for 'Onassis'


October 15, 2010 05:02:44 GMT


British actor Robert Lindsay is relieved to see the positive audience reactions to his play "Onassis", because he never expected "great reviews" for the production. Lindsay is currently on stage playing Greek tycoon Aristotle Onassis in London's famed West End theater district.

The drama has been panned by critics but the actor is unfazed - crowds have been responding positively to his performance and he's thrilled. Lindsay tells British talk show "This Morning", "They (positive reviews) are coming in now. The thing about the shows in the West End is that the word of mouth, thank God, is still very strong. And we've had fantastic reactions."
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Paris Hilton Shops Pumpkins for Children's Charity

October 15, 2010 05:01:35 GMT


Socialite Paris Hilton showed off her generous side on Wednesday, October 13 by donating Halloween gifts and decorations to a California children's charity. Hilton and her boyfriend Cy Waits spent a day shopping for spooky gifts, pumpkins and candy, before handing it all over to staff at the Rescue Mission Shelter in downtown Los Angeles.

After her spree, Hilton - who is currently trying to improve her image after a spate of drug arrests over the summer - logged into her Twitter.com blog to share her news with followers. She wrote, "Just got home. Had a great day today. Cy and I went to the pumpkin patch to buy a bunch of pumpkins. Also some tools to carve and paint them and lots of candy and toys."
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Harrison Ford Dishing Out on New Marriage With Calista Flockhart

October 15, 2010 05:01:10 GMT


Veteran Hollywood star Harrison Ford has spoken out for the first time about his summer nuptials to Calista Flockhart, insisting he's "very happy" as a newlywed. The celebrity couple, which became engaged on Valentine's Day in 2009, was married by New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson at his mansion in Santa Fe in June, with only Flockhart's adopted son Liam and the politician's wife in attendance.

Ford revealed all about the big day during an appearance on U.S. TV's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on Wednesday, October 13, when he admitted the low-key ceremony was just what the pair wanted - and he's delighted to have made their eight-year relationship official. He said, "I did (get married). I'm delighted, we're very happy. I should speak for myself: I'm happy!"
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'The View' Hosts Storm Out of Mosque Debate

October 15, 2010 05:00:10 GMT


Whoopi Goldberg stormed off the set of her U.S. TV talkshow on Thursday, October 14 after becoming infuriated during a heated debate over the planned 'Ground Zero Mosque' in New York. A discussion with conservative broadcaster Bill O'Reilly on "The View" spilled over when the controversial Fox News anchor argued against the Islamic center in downtown Manhattan.

The political pundit insisted it was highly insensitive to build the place of worship so close to where the city's Twin Towers crumbled in 2001, after Muslim extremists flew two planes into the high rise buildings, exclaiming, "Muslims killed us on 9/11." But his outburst angered Goldberg and prompted the actress and her co-host Joy Behar to march out of the studio.
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Pics: Eva Longoria Unveils Wax Figure in Her Sin City Nightclub

October 15, 2010 04:58:00 GMT


"Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria has unveiled her Madame Tussauds' wax figure at her nightclub Eve at Crystal Shops, in Las Vegas on Wednesday, October 13. Eva, who was at that time accompanied by NBA basketball star husband Tony Parker, struck a pose with her look alike.

For the unveiling, Eva donned a short, red, single shoulder dress which is almost the same like what her wax figure wore, only that the length of their dresses is different. The red vintage dress which the replica wore was the gown that Eva wore as a host at the 2008 ALMA (American Latino Media Arts) Awards.
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'Grey's Anatomy' 7.05 Preview: Almost Grown

October 15, 2010 04:50:08 GMT


Next week on "Grey's Anatomy", as part of their training, the Chief puts Seattle Grace's residents - including Meredith, Cristina, April and Jackson - in charge. Meanwhile, Derek, Callie, Owen and the other attending surgeons compete for a million-dollar grant. "Almost Grown" airs October 21.

A bunch of "Grey's" news has been sprouting in the last few days. First of all, Jessica Capshaw aka Arizona will be sidelined for two episodes after the October 28 episode. "We're basically playing it by ear," creator Shonda Rhimes told EW. "If she needs more [than two episodes], she'll let me know."
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Confirmed, NO Lady GaGa Duet on Rihanna's 'Loud'


October 15, 2010 04:33:41 GMT


Contrary to rumor swirling on the web, a representative for Rihanna said there won't be any duet between the "Umbrella" hitmaker and Lady GaGa on her upcoming November 16 album "Loud". The spokesperson set the record straight on that matter to Just Jared.

Rihanna and GaGa were rumored to make collaboration on a song called "Broken Heels" after a scanned back cover of the record with GaGa's name on it surfaced. However, the artwork is branded fake by the rep.
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Fans Want Michael Jackson's Name Restored in His School


October 15, 2010 04:27:37 GMT


A group of Michael Jackson fans is meeting with Los Angeles councilors to discuss the future of a building named in the singer's honor. Officials at Gardner Elementary School, where Jackson attended classes in 1970, opened the Michael Jackson Auditorium in 1989 in tribute to their most famous pupil.

But they decided to cover up Jackson's name with plywood in 2003 after the "Thriller" hitmaker was accused of child molestation. Now Jackson's fans have launched a campaign to have his name reinstated on the building, claiming the late star shouldn't be punished as he was cleared of any wrongdoing at his 2005 trial.
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Hayden Panettiere Denied Meeting With Amanda Knox

October 15, 2010 04:24:36 GMT


Hayden Panettiere has been denied the chance to meet Amanda Knox before she takes her story to TV - lawyers for the jailed American student have rejected the actress' request for a prison visit. The "Heroes" star has signed up to appear in "The Amanda Knox Story", a TV movie based on the 21 year old's sensational Italian murder trial over the brutal killing of her roommate, Meredith Kercher.

Last year, Knox was sentenced to 26 years in prison for slashing her friend's throat with a knife in 2007 during a violent night fueled by sex and drugs. Panettiere admits she is desperate to meet the woman she will be playing before filming starts in Rome, Italy at the end of the month, but Knox's lawyers have refused her request.
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Katherine Heigl Addresses Hot Tub Incident, Calling It 'Ridiculous'

October 15, 2010 04:19:57 GMT


Katherine Heigl has addressed her recent hot tub incident which led her answering a police visit in her "most ridiculous bikini." During a Thursday, October 14 chat with Ryan Seacrest on his radio show, Heigl said, "It's such a bummer."

"Everyone else in the neighborhood is so awesome. This guy is always screaming at us," Heigl added, referring to her neighbor who screamed obscenities at their home over the fence because of disturbing noise she and musician husband Josh Kelley made from their hot tub.
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Lindsay Lohan NOT Escaping Rehab


October 15, 2010 04:17:13 GMT


Lindsay Lohan's lawyer has dismissed reports the actress recently attempted to "escape" rehab - insisting the troubled star is making good progress at the clinic. The "Mean Girls" star has been in and out of jail and rehab this year and she is currently receiving treatment at the Betty Ford clinic in California.

She checked into the facility four days after posting $300,000 bail to walk free from prison after failing two mandatory drug tests. Reports have emerged suggesting the actress is not happy at the center and recently found herself in trouble for sneaking out to buy a can of soda.
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Rep: Celine Dion Not Arranging Babies' Birth on Specific Date

October 15, 2010 04:11:59 GMT


Celine Dion's representative has dismissed reports the pregnant singer is planning to deliver her twins early by Caesarean section - insisting the star would "never intentionally endanger her unborn children". The "My Heart Will Go On" hitmaker is expecting twin boys with her partner Rene Angelil after a long struggle to conceive using in-vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments.

Reports have surfaced online suggesting Dion has picked a date for the birth and will deliver the babies on October 22 - weeks ahead of her due date next month. Angelil is adamant the stories are not true, telling People.com, "There is nothing scheduled. We do not have a date."
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Guns N' Roses Arrived Late Again at London Concert


October 15, 2010 04:08:56 GMT


Guns N' Roses provoked the fury of their British fans once again on Wednesday, October 13 night by taking to the stage at their gig in London an hour late. The tardy rockers came under fire in the U.K. over the summer when their performances at the Reading and Leeds music festivals in August were cut short after overrunning the event's official curfew.

Just days later, the band was forced off stage in Dublin, Ireland when the impatient crowd began pelting them with bottles over a 60-minute delay. Axl Rose's group faced a hostile reception in Britain again this week after they left the audience at London's O2 Arena waiting from more than an hour.
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First Five Minutes of 'Megamind' Shared

October 15, 2010 04:07:10 GMT


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DreamWorks has generously given away the first five minutes of "Megamind". Posted on Nick.com, the spoilery video reveals how Megamind grows to be a super villain and how his rivalry with Metro Man starts during their childhood.

After a long feud, Megamind accidentally kills his archrival Metro Man. The world should be his oyster at this time, but it turns out that life without a rival is life without a point for him. So, he creates a new superhero rival, Titan.
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Judge Won't Reject Plagiarism Suit Against J.K. Rowling

October 15, 2010 04:05:10 GMT


A judge has refused to throw out a plagiarism lawsuit against "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling. Representatives for the estate of late fantasy writer Adrian Jacobs filed suit last year, alleging the author approached Rowling's U.K. publishers Bloomsbury in 1987, 10 years before his death, and unsuccessfully attempted to sell them his "Willy the Wizard" stories.

Rowling fought back, branding accusations she stole his ideas "absurd" and attempting to have the case dismissed - but Justice David Kitchin has rejected her request. Kitchin ruled there is a chance that Jacobs' lawyers will be successful, but admits it is "improbable", according to the Associated Press.
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Willow Smith Reveals 'Whip My Hair' Cover Art and Pictures From Video Shoot


October 15, 2010 03:54:14 GMT


Willow Smith is whipping her braided hair in a newly-unveiled cover art of her debut single. Beside unleashing the artwork, the 9-year-old girl also gives a sneak peek to upcoming "Whip My Hair" music video in a form of two on-set pictures.

One image features her wearing an all-white hoodie outfit with paint splattered all over the wall and floor, and the other picture sees her getting playful more with her hair and dress. The music video is directed by Ray Kay and will be debuted next week on Monday, October 18 with digital download for the single to be opened a week later.
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Will Arnett Backing Petition for 'Running Wilde' Survival

October 15, 2010 03:51:37 GMT


Will Arnett is urging fans to sign a petition to save his new show "Running Wilde" after it premiered to disappointing ratings last month. The funnyman stars in the sitcom as an egocentric billionaire who tries to win back his high school sweetheart, played by Keri Russell.

Executives at America's Fox network have ordered 13 episodes of "Running Wilde", but the future of the comedy is uncertain as viewing figures continue to decline. Arnett is now backing a fan campaign to save the series from the axe, signing a petition to keep the show in production and asking others to do the same.
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Balthazar Getty Helps Looking for Missing Man

October 15, 2010 03:43:27 GMT


"Brothers & Sisters" star Balthazar Getty hit the streets of Los Angeles on Wednesday, October 13 night to appeal for help in a missing persons case. The actor walked around the city handing out leaflets in a bid to track down a "mentally challenged" man who has been missing for nearly two years.

The man, named only as Rocky, is the son of one of Getty's friends and the actor hopes the public will be able to help locate him. He is described as in his 40s, around five foot five inches tall, with brown hair and hazel eyes, according to TMZ.com.
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James Cameron Could Direct Angelina Jolie in 'Cleopatra'


October 15, 2010 03:35:57 GMT


Rumor has it, James Cameron and Sony Pictures Entertainment "are exploring the very real possibility" that he will serve behind the lens for "Cleopatra". If the news broken by Deadline Hollywood is indeed real and the deal is sealed, the "Avatar" filmmaker could direct Angelina Jolie which is reportedly attached to take the title role.

Though the 35-year-beauty's involvement in the project has not been officially announced yet, the site says Jolie is "anxious" to make the movie. Additionally, it is said that Sony Pictures Entertainment Co-Chair Amy Pascal wants to own the Angelina Jolie franchise like it owns the franchises of Adam Sandler and Will Smith because "she's a real star who can open a movie by herself" and "she knows she was born to play this part" because it's the "greatest female heroine" that ever lived.
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Family of Murder Victim Portrayed in Hilary Swank's 'Conviction' Sues


October 15, 2010 03:33:14 GMT


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The relatives of the murder victim portrayed in Hilary Swank's new movie "Conviction" are considering legal action over allegations they were not consulted about the real life story's journey to the big screen.

The new film is a Hollywood re-telling of the case of Kenneth Waters, who was jailed in 1983 for the murder of Katharina Brow, and released after 18 years when DNA evidence linking him to the killing was disproved.
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Russell Brand: Me and Katy Perry Will Do a Sex Tape

October 15, 2010 03:30:44 GMT


Russell Brand has jokingly promised his fans a film collaboration with fiancee Katy Perry. During a promotion event of his new book "Booky Wook 2: This Time It's Personal" at Barnes & Noble in Manhattan on Wednesday night, October 13, Brand joked as quoted by People, "We'll do a sex tape! Give them what they want!" when asked if he and Perry might work together in a movie.

Brand insisted that he didn't plan any movie collaboration with Perry in a near future, saying "She's very good at what she does, and I feel it's very distinct from what I do. It takes up enough of my time to be in love with her. Negotiating in films is very, very hard. Imagine trying to direct someone you really love - it would be a (expletive) nightmare."
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Wentworth Miller May Replace Andy Whitfield as 'Spartacus'


October 15, 2010 03:17:06 GMT


"Spartacus: Blood and Sand" may move on with Wentworth Miller replacing Andy Whitfield. Miller claimed his fame through FOX's "Prison Break" which ended last year after four seasons. He recently portrayed Chris Redfield in "Resident Evil: Afterlife" but apart from his guest starring appearance on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit", he is yet to land any TV role since 2009.

EW reported that Miller is touted to be the titular character in the Starz series. Recasting has been opted by the producers instead of cancellation when Whitfield announced that he withdraws from the second season. The original actor is taking a treatment of his Non-Hodgkin lymphoma which has returned since the first treatment in March this year.
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Lil Wayne Writes Emotional Letter From Solitary Confinement


October 15, 2010 03:08:20 GMT


Lil Wayne has written an emotional open letter from his isolation cell in prison, apologizing to his family for the mistake which led to his . The rapper is currently serving out an eight-month sentence on illegal weapons charges at New York's Rikers Island detention center.

He was recently caught using banned music equipment in his cell and as punishment, he was banished to solitary confinement for a month. Wayne will spend 23 hours a day in isolation, his privileges have been cut and he is now only to telephone his family once a week.
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Tom Cruise to Revive 'Top Gun' With a Sequel

October 15, 2010 03:02:41 GMT


Tom Cruise is reportedly flying back to the big screen in a sequel to 1986 classic "Top Gun". Producer Jerry Bruckheimer hinted last year that he was working on a follow-up to a hugely popular "aviation" movie, sparking rumors the hit film would be revived for a new generation of cinema-goers.

Bosses at Paramount Pictures have now kick-started work on the sequel, by hiring original director Tony Scott and the film's star Cruise, according to NYmag.com's Vulture blog. The website reports the Hollywood actor will reprise his role as pilot Maverick but will play a smaller part in the follow-up, which will be penned by Oscar-winning "The Usual Suspects" screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie.
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Linda Evangelista Reportedly Has Broken Up With Peter Morton

October 15, 2010 02:56:06 GMT


Supermodel Linda Evangelista has split from her billionaire partner Peter Morton, according to a U.S. report. The Canadian-born runway beauty ended her relationship with the Hard Rock Cafe founder over the summer after repeated arguments, according to New York Post gossip column Page Six.

A source tells the publication, "Peter is very settled in Malibu and loves L.A., while Linda liked to spend time in Canada and with her friends in New York. Like all supermodels, she is high-maintenance and likes to be treated like a princess."
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Kate Moss and Jamie Hince Secretly Wed in August

October 15, 2010 02:51:00 GMT


Kate Moss reportedly secretly married longtime boyfriend, rocker Jamie Hince, back in August. According to Britain's Daily Mirror, the British supermodel and the The Kills star tied the knot at a picturesque church on the Mediterranean island of Sicily, Italy on August 7.

While reps for Kate and James haven't confirmed the wedding yet, a source gave details of the nuptials to the site. The source revealed that it was a low key and "quiet" ceremony "but still very romantic." Kate and James swapped vows with only their close friends and family in attendance. Meanwhile, Kate's 8-year-old daughter, Lila Grace Moss-Hack, acted as one of three ring bearers.
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First Trailer of 'Sarah Palin's Alaska' Released


October 15, 2010 02:43:58 GMT


Sarah Palin would take viewers to her backyard on "Sarah Palin's Alaska". A trailer for the new TLC reality show has been released, giving a look at the former governor and vice presidential candidate's life back home where she can freely go skiing, kayaking, trekking and mushing behind sled dogs.

"This is flippin' fun...How come we can't ever just be satisfied with tranquility?" she said in the trailer. "I'd rather be doing this than in some stuffy old political office. I'd rather be out here being free."
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Nicolas Cage's 'Drive Angry' Debuts New Trailer and Poster

October 15, 2010 02:40:13 GMT


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Nicolas Cage is once again seeking revenge for the death of his family in his upcoming movie, but this time he does not make a deal with the devil. Instead, he breaks out of hell in "Drive Angry". And now Yahoo! Movies has got its hand on the first full trailer for the movie.

It opens with a scene, which has been previewed in the Comic Con teaser, where Cage's Milton points his gun to a man before blowing up a car. From there, the video follows Milton who has only three days to stop a vicious cult of fanatics, who murdered his daughter, before they sacrifice his infant granddaughter beneath a full moon.
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Ke$ha Is Loud and Proud in New Single 'We R Who We R'

October 15, 2010 02:30:22 GMT


From "Animal", now Ke$ha is moving forward to "Cannibal" and she has already given the first taste of the upcoming album. It's a pop/dance track called "We R Who We R" and features lyrics which ask those who are "hot and dangerous" to join the club and have the "DJ turn it up."

The song was penned by Ke$ha in the wake of the news about bullying that has led to suicides of gay teens lately. She hopes that the song will be a pride anthem, saying to Entertainment Weekly "I wanted to inspire people ... to be themselves. It's a celebration of any sort of quirks or eccentricities."
 
 
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