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November 08, 2010

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Hayden Panettiere in 'Downers Grove', Chad Michael Murray Is 'Haunting in Chicago'

November 08, 2010 10:02:18 GMT


Hayden Panettiere and Chad Michael Murray have landed new big screen roles. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the former "Heroes" babe is cast in "Downers Grove", while the "One Tree Hill" hunk nabs a lead role in "The Haunting in Georgia". Both movies take part at 2010 American Film Market.

Panettiere is going to co-star "Twilight" thesp Nikki Reed with Rebecca De Mornay expected to join them too. The thriller is based on the novel by Michael Hornberg and set in a high school in the Chicago suburb where every year, one senior dies a bizarre death before the end of the school year. Panettiere's character fears that she's the next victim.
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Pics: Ali Fedotowsky and Roberto Martinez Support Susan G Komen Walk

November 08, 2010 09:39:25 GMT


"The Bachelorette" star Ali Fedotowsky and fiance Roberto Martinez are as loving as ever. The couple, who got engaged on the ABC reality show, took part in the Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation walk in San Diego on Sunday, November 7.

Ali and Roberto both sported white T-shirts with pink-"The Bachelor"-words printed on it. Ali matched the embed with a pink short and running shoes, while taking cover behind her aviator sunglasses. Roberto, in the meantime, donned blue shorts, baseball hat and a soft pink handband.
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Michael Jackson's New Album Cover Art Contains Unauthorized Symbol

November 08, 2010 09:36:34 GMT


Beside being accused of not featuring his real voice, Michael Jackson's posthumous album has also contained unauthorized use of Prince's symbol on its cover art. A representative for Prince filed complaint to Sony Music Group and the company subsequently removed it from the artwork.

The picture on the front page of the upcoming CD is an oil painting created by Kadir Nelson in 2009 to "take us on a journey through some key moments and important people in Michael Jackson's life." But Prince's rep told Drfunkenberry.com, "No permission was granted. [So] Sony Entertainment has removed the symbol."
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Rihanna Says Late Barbados' Prime Minister Is 'Irreplaceable'


November 08, 2010 09:25:34 GMT


Rihanna has paid tribute to Barbados' late Prime Minister David Thompson, branding him "irreplaceable". The singer wept at Thompson's funeral in her home country on Wednesday, November 3 as she bade an emotional farewell to the politician, who lost his year-long battle with cancer aged 48.

And she has been left devastated by the tragedy - especially as Thompson only took office in January 2008. She tells Britain's The Sun, "He was a really dear friend of mine. It just sucks he didn't have enough time to really show Barbados what he was made of and all that he could have done."
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New 'Smurfs' and 'Tintin' Images Reveal More Characters

November 08, 2010 09:23:16 GMT


New pictures from two animated films, "The Smurfs" and "The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn", have emerged online. Posted on Coming Soon, the "Smurfs" promo image that is reported found at an auction benefiting Toys for Tots gives the first look at Smurfette and Brainy Smurf in addition to showing previously seen Papa Smurf and Grumpy Smurf.

Meanwhile, more pictures from "The Adventures of Tintin" come via Empire Magazine. One image shows Tintin pointing his gun to Barnaby, and another offers a glimpse of Detectives Thomson and Thompson as well as thief Silk. The other shot gives a look at the desert landscape.
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Victoria Justice Confirmed She's Not Seeing Nicholas Hoult

November 08, 2010 09:22:55 GMT


Teen star Victoria Justice has denied reports she's dating Nicholas Hoult, insisting a long-distance relationship with the British actor would be "impossible". The 17-year-old American actress sparked rumors of a romance with the "About a Boy" star when they attended England's Wimbledon tennis tournament together this summer.

But Justice is adamant the 20-year-old Brit is not her boyfriend - because she wouldn't be able to stand being separated if they did date. She tells EOnline.com, "No, we're not dating. He's a great guy and so talented and deserves everything, but even to maintain a friendship with someone who lives on another continent... It's kind of impossible."
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Amy Adams and Hilary Swank Had Awkward Encounter

November 08, 2010 09:19:06 GMT


Amy Adams and Hilary Swank had an awkward moment during a recent round table chat for movie industry publication The Hollywood Reporter when they realized they had both fought for the same recent role - and double Oscar winner Swank lost. The magazine gathered the stars together with actresses Helena Bonham Carter, Nicole Kidman, Natalie Portman and Annette Bening for a career-encompassing conversation but when the chat turned to roles they'd missed out on, Adams and Swank had to pick their words carefully.

Swank revealed she met with director Alex Kurtzman about the lead in his new film "Welcome to People", explaining, "I'm not a real big science fiction fan, but this script is a beautiful story about a brother and a sister." After the actress told the group she didn't get the role, Bening guessed, "Amy, you got it, didn't you?" prompting the blushing Adams to state, "I'm not getting into this."
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Hugh Jackman Turns Down Oscar Hosting Again


November 08, 2010 09:14:09 GMT


Hugh Jackman has been forced to turn down the chance to host the Academy Awards for a second time due to scheduling conflicts. The Australian actor hosted the Oscars prizegiving in 2009 and was asked back for this year's show, but he couldn't accept the offer, leaving the job to Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin.

Academy bosses have been left disappointed again after seeking out Jackman's talents for the 2011 bash, because the hunk is too busy shooting "Wolverine 2". According to Deadline.com, the blockbuster will be shot in both New York and Tokyo, Japan.
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Ashley Greene Allegedly Refuses Offer to Strip Down for Playboy


November 08, 2010 08:57:31 GMT


Though her naked photos have previously hit the web, Ashley Greene will not strip her clothes anytime soon. According to Zack Taylor, the "Twilight" beauty has turned down a $75,000 offer to pose nude for men's magazine Playboy.

Both Ashley and her rep haven't released a statement over the report. However, if Ashley is indeed rejecting the offer it may have something to do with her current boyfriend Joe Jonas. The site earlier reported that Joe's mother, Denise, doesn't agree with the relationship.
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Newly-Renewed 'Days of Our Lives' Celebrates 45th Anniversary

November 08, 2010 08:53:45 GMT


The cast of soap drama "Days of Our Lives" celebrate two things over the weekend. The show will reach its 45th milestone on November 8 and it is just given a guarantee to stay alive at least until September 2013.

An anniversary party was held at House of Blues in West Hollywood, California on Saturday, November 6. Alison Sweeney, Arianne Zucker and John Aniston who have stayed with the soap for more than 7 years, came to the event to mingle with the relatively new cast such as Molly Burnett, Mark Hapka and Camila Banus.
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The Young Meet the Vets at 'Morning Glory' World Premiere

November 08, 2010 08:40:38 GMT


Three days shy of its U.S. release, "Morning Glory" has gotten its world premiere on Sunday, November 7. A bunch of celebrities headed to the Clearview Cinemas Ziegfeld Theater in New York City that day to attend the special screening.

Rachel McAdams, who has a lead role in the film, graced the black carpet in a gray dress that perfectly fitted her shape. Harrison Ford, whose character gives a trouble to McAdams', came in a formal outfit. The similar type of clothes was also picked by other male stars including Jeff Goldblum, Patrick Wilson and Ty Burrell.
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Latest Rihanna Leaked Songs: 'Cheers' and 'Raining Men'

November 08, 2010 08:35:40 GMT


As release date of Rihanna's "Loud" gets closer by day, songs from the upcoming album were leaked one by one. The latest track hitting the web is "Cheers (Drink to That)" which samples Avril Lavigne's 2002 hit single "I'm With You" and includes her "Yea, Yea, Yeaaah!" lines.

From Avril's slow jam, Rihanna rises the tempo not exactly to an upbeat tune but to the level where the music is loud and danceable enough. "Cheers to the freakin' weekend/ Drink to that," she sings. "Don't let the bastards get you down/ Turn it around with another round/ There's a party at the bar/ Everybody put your glasses up."
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Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart Wave to Fans From Hotel Balcony


November 08, 2010 08:17:01 GMT


Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart seemed to be in good mood when they are in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The couple, who usually avoids cameras, was looking comfortable in public as they showed up from the balcony of their hotel room in the city on Sunday afternoon, November 7.

In pictures obtained by Just Jared Jr., Robert in a red T-shirt and Kristen, who also dressed casually in a white vest top and short denims, showed off their big smiles from the balcony, waved to fans and even performed a short dance. Robert and Kristen both took cover behind sunglasses.
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Susan Boyle Premieres Lou Reed-Directed Video for 'Perfect Day'

November 08, 2010 07:59:28 GMT


Susan Boyle's "Perfect Day" music video has been unleashed. It features the British singing sensation standing by a lake during a foggy day before rainbow appears in the sky and beautiful natural setting is put on display seeing a lush forest. The clip is directed by Lou Reed reportedly in hopes to make up for his decision earlier this year which banned her from performing the song live on "America's Got Talent".

Reed told the Daily Record, "I wanted to create a beautiful and intimate piece shot in Susan's native Scotland and she quickly agreed." Boyle additionally stated, "I loved that Lou understood how much it meant to me to film in Scotland. I didn't mind how much it rained or blew a gale, I enjoyed every minute."
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New 'Deathly Hallows' Clip: Potter and Friends Versus the Malfoys


November 08, 2010 07:40:29 GMT


Warner Bros. Pictures has shared another scene from "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I" in a clip. It gives preview to a battle in Malfoy Manor involving the three young wizards and the Malfoys themselves. When the situation is unfavorable for Harry and his friends as Hermione is taken hostage by Bellatrix, Dobby comes to their rescue.

In the upcoming November 19 release, Harry, Ron and Hermione will leave Hogwarts and mingle with humans while embarking on a mission to find and destroy the Horcruxes - the secret to Voldemort's power and immortality. In the meantime, Harry is drawing ever closer to the ultimate battle with Voldemort.
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'Desperate Housewives' 7.08: Bree Meets the Parents

November 08, 2010 07:29:05 GMT


Bree and Keith are getting serious and it shows in the Thanksgiving episode of "Desperate Housewives". Bree invites Keith's parents to partake in Thanksgiving at her house and learns some family secrets. John Schneider who plays Clark Kent's adoptive father on "Smallville" and Nancy Travis who plays Susan Pearson on "The Bill Engvall Show" are guest starring as the parents.

Meanwhile, Thanksgiving on Wisteria Lane finds Gabrielle and Carlos hosting Carmen, Hector and Grace to a bountiful feast. But the Solis discover some surprising news about the Sanchez's that could threaten their time with Grace.
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Video: Danielle Deleasa Stuns Kevin Jonas With Surprise Birthday Party


November 08, 2010 07:25:46 GMT


Kevin Jonas turned 23 on Friday, November 5 and the eldest brother of Jonas Brothers got a special treat from wife Danielle Deleasa, family and friends. In less than a minute video, Danielle and pals were seen excited as they prepared a surprise party for the birthday guy.

With lots of friends coming, the bash featured a ceiling full of blue, gold and white balloons as well as gold ribbons. A neon green cake with colorful candles on top of it had also been prepared for Kevin. And Kevin, who was accompanied by Nick Jonas and Joe Jonas, was stunned as he entered the room and learned about the surprise.
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Michael Jackson's Official Single 'Breaking News' Debuted in Full


November 08, 2010 07:01:21 GMT


Michael Jackson's brand new single "Breaking News" has made its way out in full on his official website. The late King of Pop is heard talking about his own life, how he was living under microscope of the greedy paparazzi and media who seemed to want nothing but destroying his life.

"Everybody wanting a piece of Michael Jackson/ Reporters stalking the moves of Michael Jackson/ Just when you thought he was done, he comes to give it again," Michael sings. "They want to see that I fall, cause I'm Michael Jackson/ You write the words to destroy like it's a weapon."
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'Wanted' Director Making Extraterrestrial Film 'Apollo 18'

November 08, 2010 06:55:41 GMT


Timur Bekmambetov is about to launch "Apollo 18", a space-themed movie which is based on a canceled Apollo 18 moon mission. In the film, however, the mission is told taking place in secret. The "Wanted (2008)" helmer's involvement is limited to producing only as Trevor Caewood is tapped to direct.

The extraterrestrial film was sold on early Saturday morning, November 6 to The Weinstein Company, Deadline Hollywood reported. The project has been in production and is said ready to be released on March 4, 2011.
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David Arquette Snapped Having a Wild Pool Party

November 08, 2010 06:31:54 GMT


David Arquette seemed to enjoy his time far from estranged wife Courteney Cox. The 39-year-old actor, who announced his split from the "Friends" star in early October, was photographed having a wild night at Hollywood's Roosevelt Hotel on Friday, November 5, Radar Online reported.

One eyewitness told the site that David "and a group of female friends rented a cabana at the Roosevelt pool." The onlooker went on saying that during the wild pool party, the Muff of "The Tripper" was "talking, laughing and repeatedly lighting the cigarettes of a redhead in the group."
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Miley Cyrus Wants Mom Tish and Dad Billy Reunite for Her Birthday


November 08, 2010 06:19:10 GMT


Miley Cyrus is hoping her upcoming 18th birthday celebrations will help to bring her family together following the shocking news that her mum and dad are to divorce. The pop star and actress is planning a low-key family affair for her 18th on November 23.

She says, "We need time to all be together... I'm not going to go crazy; have a fun party and then maybe take a vacation with my family... because that would be really cool. I have to be near the water and I love doing scuba and going out and being on a boat."
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'Walking Dead' 1.03 Sneak Peek: Going Back to Atlanta

November 08, 2010 06:13:22 GMT


The new sneak peek of AMC's "The Walking Dead" is released, featuring none of the living dead. Instead, it clips a scene where Rick is faced with a moral dilemma when it comes to saving another soul.

In the "Tell It to the Frogs" clip, after coming back from the wood to hunt, Shane tells Daryl that they got an unfinished business in Atlanta. Rick steps up to tell Daryl that his brother Merle was alive when he handcuffed him to the pipes on the roof. Daryl goes ballistic, prompting Rick to make a decision to go back to Atlanta and save Merle.
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Angus and Julia Stone Win Big at ARIA Awards

November 08, 2010 06:12:01 GMT


Singing siblings Angus & Julia Stone were the toast of Australia's Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) Awards on Sunday, November 7 after taking home two top trophies. The brother and sister folk duo won Album of the "Year for Down the Way", which has been the highest-selling album Down Under this year, and their track "Big Jet Plane" was named Single of the Year at the Sydney Opera House ceremony. The pair has racked up five ARIAs this year, including three early genre awards last week.

Singer Megan Washington was the night's Best Female, seeing off competition from pop superstar Kylie Minogue, Lisa Mitchell, Sia Furler and Clare Bowditch, while her debut album, "I Believe You Liar", won her the Breakthrough Artist prize. The Best Male honor went to Dan Sultan, while rockers Temper Trap were named Best Group and their hit single "Sweet Disposition" was the Most Popular Australian Single.
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David Beckham to Launch His Own Underwear Line

November 08, 2010 06:11:03 GMT


David Beckham is planning to get to the bottom of the fashion industry by releasing his own range of underwear. The soccer hunk fronted an underwear campaign for Emporio Armani last year, which saw him strip off in a series of racy adverts.

He also starred in a promo with wife Victoria Adams for the brand - and now the sports star is set to follow in the footsteps of his fashion designer spouse by creating his own line of underpants. A source tells Britain's News of the World, "David is 35 and knows he won't be playing football (soccer) forever. But he's an icon for men all over the world and he wears pants like no one can - so makes sense for him to launch his own."
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Russell Crowe Backs Out of 'Bra Boys' Movie at His Wife's Request

November 08, 2010 06:10:32 GMT


Russell Crowe has stepped away from a new film about Australia's infamous Bra Boys gang at the request of his wife Danielle Spencer. The movie star admits his wife was unhappy about his involvement with the project, which was to be a fictional account of the unruly family gang members' clashes with New South Wales authorities almost two decades ago.

Crowe tells WENN, "I stepped away from that. It's not something my wife is comfortable with me approaching." The actor was inspired to develop the project after watching 2007 documentary "Bra Boys: Blood Is Thicker Than Water", which was written and directed by members of the gang.
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On-Set Pics and Video of 'Breaking Dawn': Bella and Edward's Romantic Scene


November 08, 2010 06:05:49 GMT


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Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson have been spotted filming "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn" in Brazil this weekend. In the pictures obtained by Celebrity Gossip, the on-screen couple was seen being involved in the production on Sunday night, November 7 when they rode a boat, which could be a part of Bella and Edward's honeymoon scene.

In another news, Stewart and Pattinson's co-star Michael Sheen has revealed that he will start shooting "Breaking Dawn" in December. "We're doing the last 'Twilight' movie, so we've got the two 'Breaking Dawn' films that I'll start in December. Then after that I'm going back to Wales, to do a version of 'The Passion' in my home town," the actor who has been confirmed to reprise his role of Aro said at Brittania Awards on November 4.
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'DWTS' Contestant Karina Smirnoff and Brad Penny Thinking About January Wedding

November 08, 2010 05:56:24 GMT


"Dancing with the Stars" professional dancer Karina Smirnoff might not win the reality TV show, but she surely has won St. Loius Cardinals pitcher Brad Penny's heart. On Saturday, November 6, Karina confirmed to People that she has been engaged to Brad since October 4.

"We kept it quiet because my family is in New York and Brad's family is in Oklahoma so we kind of wanted them to come out and celebrate and be a family first before we let the cat out of the bag," Karina disclosed at Tao Las Vegas' five-year anniversary party. Karina revealed that Brad asked her hand in marriage with 4.5 carat Asscher Cut diamond ring.
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Artist of the Week: Twista

November 08, 2010 05:07:56 GMT


Despite an ever-evolving industry and a new wave of artists emerging daily, Twista remains intact and relevant in the game, thanks to his unique talent. Already selling million copies of albums, the Grammy-nominated MC is gearing up to sweep the nation again with "The Perfect Storm".

For this new record, he is determined to push himself even more than what he has already done in the past while still staying true to his signature style and continuing to slay tracks. This fastest rapper alive fills the effort with infectious beats and sexy slow jams with Chris Brown crooning in raw and seductive single "Make a Movie".
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The Rock and John Cena Rumored as the Next Superman


November 08, 2010 04:48:54 GMT


The new Clark Kent could be found in form of a professional wrestling legend. Examiner recently reported that Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and John Cena have been mentioned on the list of possible depicter of the superhero in the next big screen version. Though the casting sounds unlikely to happen, the rumor has not been debunked yet as of press time.

In the meantime, Joe Manganiello was also said circling the coveted role in "The Man of Steel". According to True-blood.net via Comic Book Movie, "Joe Manganiello is appearing at EyeCon this weekend, and per reports from fans at the convention, he revealed that he is in talks with Warner Bros. to play the Man of Steel in the upcoming Superman reboot."
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Rihanna Takes Over Cheryl Cole's Top Spot at U.K. Single Chart

November 08, 2010 04:38:45 GMT


Cheryl Cole has been denied a chart double in her native Britain by Rihanna - the R&B singer has kept the former Girls Aloud singer-turned-"The X Factor" judge from the top of the pop countdown.

Cole has stormed to the top of the U.K. album charts with "Messy Little Raindrops", but lost her spot at the top of the singles chart thanks to Rihanna's "Only Girl (in the World)". Bon Jovi, Rihanna's Saturday night, November 6 concert collaborators in Spain, have debuted at two on the album chart with "Greatest Hits", while Rumer's "Seasons Of My Soul" enters the new countdown at three.
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Robert Downey Jr. Considering Moving to London

November 08, 2010 04:37:52 GMT


Robert Downey Jr. is eyeing a move to the English countryside after falling in love with the quaint lifestyle while staying at Guy Ritchie's British estate. The "Iron Man" star became close friends with the director while they worked together on the "Sherlock Holmes" movie, and they regularly spend weekends together at the Brit's mansion in Wiltshire, England.

Downey Jr. admits he is now keen to buy his own English estate, comparing days at Ritchie's home to holidays at Disneyland. He tells Britain's Mail on Sunday, "I wouldn't be surprised if we do move to London."
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Michelle Williams Urges Producers Not to Edit Her Drunken Sex Scene in 'Blue Valentine'

November 08, 2010 04:37:20 GMT


Actress Michelle Williams is urging producers not to edit her harrowing new film "Blue Valentine" in order to get the movie a better rating - because she'd prefer cinema goers saw it as it was intended. Officials at the Motion Picture Association of America's Classification and Rating Administration have awarded the movie a restrictive NC-17 rating because of a drunken sex scene featuring Williams and her co-star Ryan Gosling.

Producer Harvey Weinstein is challenging the movie censors' over the ban for under-17s, and an appeal hearing will take place later this month. But Williams tells Entertainment Weekly magazine that no matter what, the film should not be cut.
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Emma Watson Had Incredible Homesickness When Started U.S. University

November 08, 2010 04:36:45 GMT


Actress Emma Watson suffered incredible homesickness when she started studying at America's Brown University and couldn't phone home to speak to her parents for three months. The British star admits her father wanted her to study at England's renowned Cambridge University but she had a dream to study overseas. After an extensive search for the right college, she packed her bags and headed for Rhode Island's Ivy League school.

But the distance from her relatives took its tool on her emotions. She tells Parade magazine, "I didn't call home for three months. I'd send text messages, but it was too hard to pick up the phone - I'd just burst into tears. Dad told me, 'Be yourself and you'll be fine'. My mom was more like, 'Make sure you wear a warm coat'. She sent me thermals and English chocolates."
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Major Studios and Officials at Hollywood's Leading Actor Union Strike a Deal

November 08, 2010 04:36:24 GMT


Officials at Hollywood's leading actors union have agreed a new deal with the major studios to avoid upcoming strike action. The agreement ends six weeks of tense negotiations between officials at the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and film and TV executives, and provides pay raises in line with what the studios offered other unions, and an increase in contributions to health and pension plans.

The deal means Hollywood is no longer facing a stand-off that brought Tinseltown to a halt in 2008 when writers went on strike.
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Pamela Anderson Suffers Minor Accident in Israel

November 08, 2010 04:35:50 GMT


Pamela Anderson has been left shaken up after a minor accident in Tel Aviv, Israel. The actress/model was on her way to meet the celebrity contestants taking part in the country's upcoming "Dancing with the Stars" show, which she will guest on this week , when her chauffeur-driven BMW collided with a concrete post in a parking structure on the set of the program.

Anderson was quickly transferred to another vehicle and driven to her destination. A source tells WENN, "She was a little shaken but uninjured."
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John Travolta and Kelly Preston to Name Their Unborn Baby Boy Benjamin

November 08, 2010 04:35:24 GMT


John Travolta and his pregnant wife Kelly Preston are to name their unborn baby boy Benjamin. Preston is due to give birth at the end of November - after her husband returns from celebrations to mark the 90th anniversary of Qantas airline in Australia.

Celebrity pilot Travolta, Qantas' Ambassador-at-Large, has flown his personal Boeing 707 to Sydney for the 10-day multi-city event. Preston was not able to join him. The actor touched down in Brisbane on Monday (local time) and performed a rousing rendition of Happy Birthday with company staff and Queensland fans who turned out to see the star.
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Jake Gyllenhaal Wants to Live Life Like Jill Clayburgh Did

November 08, 2010 04:34:56 GMT


Jake Gyllenhaal has paid tribute to his new movie mum Jill Clayburgh, who died at her home in Connecticut on Friday, November 5. In one of her final roles, Clayburgh plays the actor's mother in "Love and Other Drugs" and Gyllenhaal admits he loved working with the veteran, and reveals he had no idea she was sick until shooting on the film wrapped.

He says, "I think part of her sickness is what made her live her life and really cherish the moments she had and cherish the people she was with. She did when she was with us, cherish those moments, and they made us all love her. She left an indelible impression on me."
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2010 MTV EMAs: B.o.B Collaborating With Hayley Williams

November 08, 2010 04:25:22 GMT


B.o.B rode his "Airplanes" along with Hayley Williams at the live telecast of MTV European Music Awards on November 7. Their live duet started with the Paramore frontwoman belting out the chorus before the Atlanta rapper emerged to the stage and rapped his lines.

One day earlier, Kanye West surprised fans flocking at the pre-party of the EMAs. The G.O.O.D Music artist crashed the stage when 30 Seconds to Mars almost closed their "Hurricane" performance. Frontman Jared Leto said that Kanye "didn't trek halfway across the globe for nothing" before letting the rapper to spit his "Power" verses.
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Bella Thorne Touted to Be the Next Miley Cyrus


November 08, 2010 04:12:39 GMT


With "Hannah Montana" coming to an end, Disney Channel is in desperate need to launch a new talent like Miley Cyrus who propelled the network to success. The Mouse House, as reported by Deadline, is investing high on 13-year-old Bella Thorne who is given her own Disney Channel Original Series called "Shake It Up".

The show debuted the pilot on Sunday, November 7. It follows Thorne's Ce Ce Jones and her best friend Zendaya Coleman's Rocky as they audition for "Shake It Up Chicago", the nation's hottest dance show. It recalls a lot of Miley's first years on "Hannah Montana" when she lived up her dream of singing and Demi Lovato on "Sonny with a Chance" where she became an aspiring actress.
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First Teaser Trailer and Poster for 'Kung Fu Panda 2' Unleashed

November 08, 2010 04:05:26 GMT


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After going full throttle with their beloved "Shrek Forever After" last summer, DreamWorks is gearing up for their next summer release "Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom of Doom". The studio has just debuted a teaser trailer for the movie, in addition to the first poster.

The teaser clip does not show many scenes and still highlights Po, who returns with his hungry fist and stomach. The video additionally wants to make some kind of interaction with fans as Po takes audience on a "kung fu staring contest".
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2010 MTV EMAs: Katy Perry and Ke$ha's Performances

November 08, 2010 03:57:52 GMT


Katy Perry and Ke$ha, taking home one award each at MTV European Music Awards, seemed to use their performances as celebration moments. Perry switched on "Fireworks" and sang the empowering song, while Ke$ha turned up the music with "Tik Tok".

Earlier that Sunday night, MTV EMAs was opened with a performance by Shakira and Dizzee Rascal. Together, they kicked off the star-studded event with "Loca" before Rascal exited the stage and Shakira led audience to World Cup anthem "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)".
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2010 MTV EMAs: Miley Cyrus Sings 'Who Owns My Heart'


November 08, 2010 03:34:31 GMT


Despite the on-going criticism over her sexy new image, Miley Cyrus didn't tone down her performance when hitting the stage of MTV European Music Awards over the weekend. The "Hannah Montana" star wore a cream-colored lingerie-style leotard for her set.

Accompanied with male and female dancers, Miley catered fans with her danceable single "Who Owns My Heart". She remained carefree throughout the live performance, grinding against her male and female dancers, jerking and flashing a smile at some points to show that she enjoyed her set.
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Fake Nude Photo Emailed Around in Campus, Emma Watson Finds It 'Tiresome'


November 08, 2010 03:34:10 GMT


"Harry Potter" beauty Emma Watson is tired of doctored nude photograph being circulated around her American university. According to Daily Mail, a photo of Emma has been emailed among students at the Brown University, showing the British star with a towel around her waist standing by a hot tub.

And now, Emma's spokesman has released a statement over the matter. "There have been a number of nude fakes over the past two months. Emma has seen them and finds them tiresome. People should know better," the spokesman said.
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Confirmed, Madonna Is Dating Brahim Rachiki


November 08, 2010 03:32:00 GMT


Madonna is dating her young choreographer Brahim Rachiki, according to his mother - despite the singer denying she is romantically involved with the dance star. The "Material Girl" sparked rumors she had ended her romance with 24-year-old Brazilian hunk Jesus Luz when she was allegedly spotted kissing dancer Rachiki, 33, during a night out in New York in October.

Rachiki choreographed the singer's recent Sticky & Sweet tour. Madonna's representative moved quickly to deny the reports, telling GossipCop.com that rumours of a new romance with Rachiki are "not true".
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DJ Ironik Is 'Shaken Up' After Stabbed in Mugging

November 08, 2010 03:31:36 GMT


British rapper DJ Ironik is recovering in hospital after he was stabbed outside his London home. The star, real name James Charters, was returning from a gig in Essex, England in the early hours of Saturday morning, November 6 when a gang reportedly mugged him and stabbed him in the leg.

The attack allegedly came after the star updated his followers on Twitter.com of his whereabouts. A friend of Charters later updated the micro-blogging site, telling fans, "Ironik is in hospital. Has been stabbed and in hospital but he is ok."
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'Splice' Actress Delphine Chaneac Wrote Prostitute Novel

November 08, 2010 03:31:15 GMT


The French star of Adrien Brody's creepy cloning drama "Splice" has a secret literary background - she has penned a novel about a prostitute. Delphine Chaneac, who played the half-human Dren in the sci-fi movie, has enjoyed underground success in her native France's book world with her debut 2009 novel "Ce qu'il reste de moi".

She tells WENN, "It was not a bestseller but it was a personal achievement to me as it is my first novel and, in a way, the conclusion of a deep thought and vision I have of society as it is right now, regarding human relationships. It was released about a year ago."
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'The X Factor' Is Russell Crowe's Date Night Show

November 08, 2010 03:30:14 GMT


Russell Crowe cuddles up with his wife to watch the Aussie version of Simon Cowell's TV talent show "The X Factor" - because the program is their date night guilty pleasure. The movie star admits he's obsessed with the show and would definitely have been a wannabe contestant 20 years ago.

He tells news show Extra, "I watch 'The X Factor'. We use that as our date night (show). I know that probably sounds pretty sad to some of you people out there... (but) I know if I was 20 now, I'd be lining up with everybody else, trying to have a go."
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British Star Steve McFadden Accused of Harassment

November 08, 2010 03:29:43 GMT


British soap opera veteran Steve McFadden has been arrested over allegations of harassment. The actor, who is famous in his native U.K. for playing hardman Phil Mitchell in hit drama "EastEnders", was quizzed by cops on Wednesday, November 3 following a complaint from his ex-girlfriend Dr Rachel Sidwell, the mother of his daughter Amelie.

He was later released on bail and is expected to return to a police station early 2011. A spokesperson for Scotland Yard says, "On Wednesday, November 3 officers from Haringey (London) arrested a 51-year-old man in connection with alleged harassment to cause violence against a female. He has since been bailed until a date in January 11."
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F1 Champion Jenson Button Almost Caught in Armed Ambush in Brazil

November 08, 2010 03:29:07 GMT


Formula One world champion Jenson Button was left terrified after an armed gang tried to ambush his car in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Saturday night, November 6. The British sportsman was traveling through a shanty town in the city in an armored car after the qualifying session for the Brazilian Grand Prix when his vehicle was surrounded by six men brandishing machine guns.

The quick-thinking driver took control of the situation by using the reinforced Mercedes to force their way through several cars on the road. And Button is thankful the chauffeur had the courage to get him and his fellow passengers out of danger.
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Report: David Beckham Accepts 'SNL' Hosting Job

November 08, 2010 03:17:53 GMT


Words on the street are, David Beckham is offered to host "Saturday Night Live" later this season. The spot is usually reserved for comics but the soccer player impressed the variety show's producers with his comedic chop on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" sketch that he is now in their wish list.

"People often underestimate David's wry sense of humour and faultless natural timing," a source said. "But he's actually very funny and has no problem poking fun at himself. It's a huge deal for David and will make him an even bigger star Stateside than he already is."
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2010 MTV EMAs: Rihanna Rocks Madrid With 'Only Girl (In the World)'

November 08, 2010 03:04:19 GMT


Rihanna turned the stage of 2010 MTV European Music Awards into a flower garden on Sunday night of November 7. Wearing a tiara and white-colored skirt made of flowers, the Bajan singer belted out lyrics of "Only Girl (In the World)", the lead single from her upcoming album "Loud".

From being surrounded by red and yellow daisies, Rihanna then walked to the other side of the stage which was filled with hunks dressing in formal outfit and holding a suitcase each. At the end, the business men opened their cases and threw flowers all over the stage before making their exit and leaving her alone.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Lily Allen Recovering at Home After Hospitalized for Septicaemia

November 08, 2010 03:01:36 GMT


After suffering miscarriage earlier this month, Lily Allen was rushed to hospital by ambulance on Friday night, November 5. According to Daily Mail, the "Smile" hitmaker was hospitalized with the potentially lethal blood-poisoning condition septicaemia.

Of the singer-turned-designer's condition, her spokesperson shared, "Lily Allen is back in hospital, where she is being treated for septicaemia. She is responding well to treatment and her condition continues to improve." However, the site mentioned that Lily has been currently recovering at home in Gloucestershire.
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'Megamind' Defeats 'Due Date' at Box Office

November 08, 2010 02:43:50 GMT


"Megamind" has conquered North American Box Office in its first week. During what is so called the opening of holiday season, the family movie has raked in $46 million, thanks to its solid reviews. The animation earns recommendations from 67% of the nation's critics, according to RottenTomatoes.com, and its 3-D treatment gets praise as well.

Attracting audience comprised 57% of females with 52% of patrons under age 25, the comedy which is supported by Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill as the voice cast is predicted to use increasing family moviegoing during the Thanksgiving period to sustain market traction for weeks to come. "We feel that we're poised for the holiday season," DreamWorks marketing maven Anne Globe says.
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Miley Cyrus Caught Drinking and Slammed


November 08, 2010 02:42:14 GMT


Miley Cyrus has been criticized by the head of an international alcohol awareness group after she was allegedly spotted boozing in Spain. The 17-year-old singer/actress was reportedly photographed drinking beer while partying in Madrid - the legal age to drink in the country is 18, but teenagers as young as 16 are allowed to consume "certain" alcoholic beverages without issue.

"Hannah Montana" star Cyrus didn't break any laws, according to TMZ.com, but she has been slammed by the boss of the International Institute for Alcohol Awareness. James E. Copple tells the website Cyrus' actions will encourage other youngsters to engage in "risky behavior associated with underage alcohol consumption," adding, "The young people that see her as a role model could mimic the same behavior and as a consequence will go out and become intoxicated, putting their safety at risk."
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Michael Lohan Responds to Arrest Warrant Issued for Him

November 08, 2010 02:39:10 GMT


Lindsay Lohan's dad Michael is a wanted man - a judge in New York has issued a warrant for his arrest. A judge in Suffolk County, New York issued the warrant on Thursday, November 4, stemming from a legal case with a Montana woman who alleges Michael Lohan fathered her child.

Kristi Kaufmann sued the Lohan patriarch in 2008 and won an uncontested judgment because Michael never opposed the baby claim, reports TMZ.com. Michael Lohan insists he was unaware of the warrant and believes it is because he was a day late making his second child support payment to Kaufmann - and he's adamant once he makes the installment the warrant will be withdrawn.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Cathy Moriarty Under Hit-and-Run Investigation

November 08, 2010 02:38:27 GMT


Actress Cathy Moriarty is under investigation by police after allegedly crashing her car into another vehicle then speeding off. The star, who received an Academy Award nomination for her role in Martin Scorsese's 1980 film "Raging Bull", was reportedly behind the wheel of a silver Chrysler in New York last month when she smashed into a Volvo.

According to a police report, obtained by TMZ.com, Moriarty drove through a stop sign then hit the other car, before driving away from the scene. Cops reportedly visited Moriarty at her home, where they found her car with damage to its front, but she has denied any involvement in the crash.
News > Music News

2010 MTV EMAs: Lady GaGa and Justin Bieber Dominate Winners List


November 08, 2010 02:17:16 GMT


Lady GaGa won big at this year's MTV European Music Awards on Sunday night, November 7. The Mother Monster swept three prizes out of her five nominations, leading the winners pack. She couldn't attend the event since she had a Monster Ball concert scheduled in Budapest that night.

First, GaGa took home Best Pop Act, beating Katy Perry, Rihanna, Miley Cyrus and Usher. The 24-year-old singer/songwriter later grabbed Best Female Act, pushing aside Perry, Rihanna and Cyrus once again in addition to winning over Shakira.
News > Celebrity Gossip

2010 EMAs' Fashion Watch: Rihanna, Miley Cyrus and More


November 08, 2010 01:55:20 GMT


Big stars have glammed the purple carpet of the 2010 MTV Europe Music Awards held at La Caja Magica in Madrid, Spain on Sunday night, November 7. During the arrivals, Rihanna and Miley Cyrus both opted white flowing dresses. While the "Only Girl (in the World)" singer donned a tulle-rific one shouldered Marchesa gown, the Disney beauty chose Dolce & Gabbana's ruffled neck dress with a black bow and belted waist.

Rihanna's best pal, Katy Perry, was seen hitting the awards-giving event with her now husband Russell Brand. The "California Gurls" singer kept her quirky style in a sequined, oversized T-shirt which looked like a red ticket stub, matching it with blue peep-toes. Katy's man, Russell, stayed true to his chest-revealing signature outfit in an elegant suit.
 
 
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