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November 16, 2010

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MTV's 'Teen Wolf' Trailer Reveals Transformation

November 16, 2010 09:54:38 GMT


MTV shows it through the trailer that their take of "Teen Wolf" won't be as cheesy and hairy as the 1985 movie starring Michael J. Fox. The newly-released footage reveals a lot of details including how Tyler Posey's Scott McCall turns into the creature, who the villains are and what are his dilemmas in turning into the beast.

The network described the series as a "sexy thriller set against the drama of high school life with a forbidden, romantic love story at its core." Liz Gateley, MTV Senior Vice President of Series Development said, "We loved the conceit of the original film and knew the title had a great hook. The creative challenge was to take that title and reinvent it as a horror series for the MTV audience. It combines romance and high school to make 'Teen Wolf' the perfect thriller for MTV."
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Confirming Ryan Seacrest Romance, Julianne Hough Calls Him 'Phenomenal'


November 16, 2010 09:54:08 GMT


After months of speculations, country music star Julianne Hough has finally come clean about her relationship with "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest. In an interview to promote her movie "Burlesque" on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show", Hough said that Seacrest is a "phenomenal" and "romantic" boyfriend.

"Oh my gosh. He's phenomenal. He's really romantic. He's not even in town and I got in my car and there are flowers everywhere," Hough gushed during the chat with Ellen DeGeneres for Tuesday's November 16 episode. "For my birthday, same thing - like flowers everywhere. I was almost embarrassed. You walk in and you're like, 'Is this my room? I don't even know.' I'm kind of embarrassed."
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Michael Jackson's 'One More Chance' Music Video Surfaces


November 16, 2010 09:42:57 GMT


Michael Jackson's "One More Chance" music video has just come out via TMZ which confirmed it's "the real deal." It was filmed by the late King of Pop in 2003 and left unfinished when he was caught up in child molestation charges.

Now, the clip has reportedly been polished by people from his camp and will be included in the MJ boxset called "Vision" which is about to come out later this month. The song itself was written by R. Kelly and has appeared in Michael's 2003 compilation set "Number Ones"
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Jennifer Hudson's 'Winnie' Debuts Promo Trailer

November 16, 2010 09:37:33 GMT


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Film Bridge International has released a trailer for "Winnie" which follows Winnie Mandela, the wife of South African leader Nelson Mandela, who is portrayed by Jennifer Hudson. It will capture her life from her meeting with Nelson to how she survived throughout the years when her husband was imprisoned and she was accused of misconduct.

The movie will not focus on the sometimes negative press she received, but on the very powerful love story that kept Winnie and Nelson Mandela together for years. Darrell J. Roodt serves behind the lens for the film which production was kicked off earlier this year in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Robben Island.
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Kings of Leon Announced as Isle of Wight Headliner

November 16, 2010 09:33:50 GMT


Kings of Leon have been announced as headliners at the 2011 Isle of Wight festival in the U.K. The band will close the first night of the three-day event on June 10.

It won't be their only huge British date of 2011 - the rockers have also signed on to play shows at London's Hyde Park and Murrayfield Stadium in Scotland.
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Report: David Walliams Offered 'Britain's Got Talent' Spot

November 16, 2010 09:26:56 GMT


Comic David Walliams is in talks to take over one of the judging spots on hit U.K. TV show "Britain's Got Talent in a $750,000 deal, according to reports. Both Simon Cowell - who created the show - and Piers Morgan are quitting their jobs as panelists to boost their careers Stateside.

Cowell is launching the U.S. version of his hit "The X Factor", while Morgan is taking over Larry King's spot on CNN. And TV bosses are desperate for "Little Britain" funnyman Walliams to take over one of the empty seats - and have offered him a huge pay packet.
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Kellan Lutz and AnnaLynne McCord Spotted Exiting Low Budget Motel

November 16, 2010 09:24:42 GMT


Kellan Lutz and AnnaLynne McCord are seemingly back together. The couple, who allegedly ended their relationship in October, were photographed at a low budget motel in Studio City on Monday morning, November 15, TMZ reported.

While Lutz was seen common in his gray T-shirt, jeans and baseball hat, it seemed that McCord wanted to put something under the radar. In a picture obtained by the site, the "Fired Up" actress was snapped putting on a short dark wig and big sunglasses as she exited the motel.
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'Harry Potter' Cast to Re-Shoot Some Scenes at Christmas


November 16, 2010 09:23:40 GMT


The "Harry Potter" cast will be heading back to the studio despite filming ending on the wizard series over the summer - because a pivotal scene needs to be re-shot. The first installment of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" hits screens later this month and the franchise will come to an end next July when the second part is released.

Daniel Radcliffe recently revealed that when the cameras were finally turned off earlier this year the cast and crew wept - but some of the stars will be heading back to the set once more. Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson are needed to re-shoot a scene set at London's King's Cross train station over the festive period.
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Gordon Ramsay's Alleged Mistress Writes His Wife a Letter

November 16, 2010 09:19:31 GMT


Gordon Ramsay's personal woes are reaching boiling point - a woman who alleges she's the chef's former mistress has penned an open letter to his wife Tana in light of the star's public family feud. The British chef's bitter fall out with his wife Tana's relatives hit headlines last month when he sacked her father, Chris Hutcheson, from his post as CEO of Gordon Ramsay Holdings.

He tried to mend his relationship with his mother-in-law Greta by writing her an open letter in the British press, but went on to criticize her in another British tabloid. Now Ramsay has landed in more hot water - "serial mistress" Sarah Symonds, who claimed in 2008 to have had a longrunning affair with the star, has also written an open letter, urging Tana to leave her famously fiery husband.
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Michael Douglas' Ex-Wife Fails to Squirt Money Out of Him

November 16, 2010 09:17:07 GMT


A New York judge has dismissed Michael Douglas' ex-wife's bid to land 50 per cent of the profits from the "Wall Street" sequel. Diandra Douglas, who split from the actor in 2000, took legal action against her former spouse over the summer seeking a share of his pay cheque from his movie "Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps".

She claimed her divorce deal entitled her to half her ex-husband's salary from projects he worked on during their marriage, and any possible "spin-offs" of his previous films, including the original 1987 "Wall Street". However, Judge Matthew Cooper dismissed the case at Manhattan's Supreme Court on Monday, November 15, because the Big Apple was not the right jurisdiction for it to be heard.
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Official Behind-the-Scene of Bruno Mars' 'Grenade' Music Video

November 16, 2010 09:03:35 GMT


Bruno Mars has generously offered a sneak peek to his upcoming music video which was filmed for latest single "Grenade". The on-set footage teases what to expect from the clip which will be premiered in full on November 19, featuring him wearing a suit and dragging a piano through the streets.

"The concept of the video is my struggle," Bruno said in a Los Angeles set of the shooting. "I tell this girl I'd do anything for her, so I'm going as far as dragging a piano to get to her just so I can sing my heart out." He added, "A lot of people think that this is camera trick, but that was a heavy piano."
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Mayim Bialik Upped as Regular on 'Big Bang Theory'


November 16, 2010 08:59:30 GMT


Mayim Bialik wished for a regular spot on "The Big Bang Theory" and she got it. Bialik was invited back to the show after making a debut in the last season's finale. According to Deadline, she is now due to appear throughout the season although not necessarily every week.

The actress plays Sheldon's 'friend' Amy in the sitcom and she is the second actress to be promoted as a regular this season. Melissa Rauch who plays Wolowitz's love interest Bernadette has been upped first. This promotion means there is a balance between the sexes because Kaley Cuoco initially stood alone against Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar.
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First Still, New Poster and Official Synopsis Released for 'Cars 2'

November 16, 2010 08:25:23 GMT


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Walt Disney Pictures has released the first official still for "Cars 2" which shows Lightning McQueen and Mater the tow truck alongside some new cars and a plane. Additionally, a new teaser poster is also debuted via Yahoo! Movies, featuring a globe and the film's logo.

An official synopsis which has just been released for the movie says, "Star racecar Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) and the incomparable tow truck Mater (voice of Larry the Cable Guy) take their friendship to exciting new places in 'Cars 2' when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world's fastest car. But the road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours and hilarious surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage."
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Ray Davies Asks Simon Cowell to Save 100 Club

November 16, 2010 08:24:07 GMT


Former The Kinks star Ray Davies has called on Simon Cowell to save London's fabled 100 Club as "payback" for all he's taken out of the British music industry. The "Lola" singer is dismayed to hear the venue, which once hosted concerts by the Sex Pistols and The Rolling Stones, is facing closure due to rising rents in the British capital, and he feels music mogul and talent show boss Cowell should fund the 100 Club's revival.

Davies tells Spinner.com, "Simon Cowell should underwrite the money needed to save the 100 Club. That would be a real payback - the amount of money he takes out of pop music he could put some back in."
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Christina Aguilera Talks About Raising Her Son as Single Mother

November 16, 2010 08:20:49 GMT


Christina Aguilera has a positive outlook on single motherhood after splitting from husband Jordan Bratman, insisting she's "very excited" about the future. The couple went public with the shock separation last month and Aguilera swiftly followed up the news by filing for divorce from the record executive.

Neither have spoken about the reasons for the break-up, but now Aguilera insists she made the right decision for her and her young son. Speaking to news show Access Hollywood, the singer admits the split has been tough: "Some moments are harder than others and there are certain days that definitely are more challenging... I'm under a lot of stuff right now, in so far as my work and balancing everything as a mum, but my son couldn't be happier; he's growing up with so much love around him."
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Britney Spears' Divorced Parents Reconcile

November 16, 2010 08:15:08 GMT


Britney Spears' parents are a couple again eight years after they divorced, according to U.S. reports. Lynne and Jamie Spears ended their marriage in 2002 after 30 years together. At the time, their superstar daughter insisted the breakdown of her parents' relationship was inevitable - and was convinced the split was for the best.

She said, "It's the best thing that's ever happened to my family. My mom and dad, bottom line, do not get along. When I was a baby, they argued." However, the Spearses have fallen in love again - and they have been dating since last year, according to People.com.
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Michael Phelps and Brittny Gastineau 'Really Are Dating'

November 16, 2010 08:15:01 GMT


Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps has sparked rumors that he is dating socialite Brittny Gastineau following their Saturday outing. And now, a source told HollywoodLife that the two are indeed seriously seeing each other, saying "It's new but Brittny really likes him. They really are dating."

Fueling the dating story, an insider told Hollyscoop, "They're really into each other." Michael and Brittny, who is also the daughter of former New York Jets star Mark Gastineau, sparked rumors that they may be an item after they were caught hitting a Coffee Bean at The Grove shopping center in Los Angeles together on Saturday, November 13, TMZ reported.
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Matt LeBlanc's 'Episodes' Releases Trailer

November 16, 2010 08:11:24 GMT


The first lengthy trailer of Showtime's new series "Episodes" has been released to reveal the awkwardness that comes with casting Matt LeBlanc. The former "Friends" actor stars as himself in the hilarious new comedy series about remaking a comedy series.

When husband and wife writing team Sean and Beverly set out to reproduce their British TV hit for an American network, all of their worst fears come true as Hollywood lives up to its reputation for absurdity. Not only does the network cast Matt LeBlanc in the starring role, but Matt takes the lead in deviously twisting their beloved series into a terrible cliche, while testing the couple's marriage with diversions and temptations.
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Scott Rudin Is David O. Selznick Award Recipient at 2011 PGA

November 16, 2010 08:10:07 GMT


Film producer Scott Rudin will be the toast of Hollywood in January, 2011 when he is honored for his career achievements by the Producers Guild of America. The man behind movies like the Oscar-winning "No Country for Old Men" and "The Queen" will be the 2011 recipient of the prestigious David O. Selznick award at the organization's annual prize-giving on January 22.

Previous honorees include Clint Eastwood, Brian Grazer and Jerry Bruckheimer.
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Mel Gibson Says Oksana Grigorieva Is 'Emotionally Unstable'

November 16, 2010 08:03:41 GMT


Mel Gibson has declared his ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva blamed her Trichotillomania on him in a bid to win sympathy. In the latest round of the pair's custody battle over baby Lucia, the actor/director insists his former lover suffered from the impulse control disorder that left her scratched and bruised - and he was not to blame for the marks left on her face.

Grigorieva maintains angry Gibson attacked her once while she was holding the couple's child - and had the bruises and the missing teeth to show it. TMZ.com has obtained a declaration from Grigorieva's facialist Mady Shany, who claims her client had "scratches and bruises around her eyes and on her forehead" when she visited her for a facial in January, and told her Mel had "punched her and threw her on the bed while she had the baby in her arms."
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Brad Pitt Could Appear as Cameo in Angelina Jolie's Directorial Debut


November 16, 2010 07:48:59 GMT


Brad Pitt may land a role in Angelina Jolie's Bosnian movie which is still untitled. According to a Hungarian report from [origo] filmklub (via The Playlist), the "Inglourious Basterds" star will make a cameo appearance in the movie, which is currently in production.

According to the site, Pitt has filmed his scene on Saturday, November 13 with a second-unit crew in an abandoned military facility near the town of Kiskunlachaza. The scene is additionally said to feature Pitt's character trying to escape a military facility through a curtain of sniper fire.
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Adele's New Single 'Rolling in the Deep' Comes Out

November 16, 2010 07:30:21 GMT


Adele's brand new single "Rolling in the Deep" from her next studio installment has come out for listening pleasure. Described as a "beautiful gospel piano tune," it features driving, fierce beat with her signature wail. She croons, "We could have had it all...You had my heart and soul in your hands."

Recalling the making process, the British Grammy-winning singer told People, "I was so angry that I finished 'Rolling in the Deep' in about an hour." A music video is currently being prepared for December 3 premiere. It will feature strong images of a female warrior performing a contemporary dance. Adele commented, "It looks like an Annie Leibovitz shoot."
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'The Walking Dead' Only Returns in October 2011


November 16, 2010 07:22:10 GMT


Fans of new AMC series "The Walking Dead" may squirm at the following news. THR is reporting that the zombie series is not going to be back for the second season anytime soon. The predicted premiere date of the new season is October 2011, which is exactly a year after the first season debuts.

This is particularly frustrating for some because the first season only has 6 episodes. But AMC has several good reasons to premiere the series that late. First of all, it aims for another Fearfest which is the horror-themed programmings leading to Halloween festivity. There will be higher level of audience which fits the genre, and since "Walking Dead" is doing fairly well, it can compete with broadcast shows which mainly premiere in Fall.
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Pics of Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt Renewing Wedding Vows Revealed

November 16, 2010 07:20:14 GMT


Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt have renewed their wedding vows on Sunday, November 14, Entertainment Tonight reported. The couple made their second trip down the aisle together in a pre-sunset ceremony at a beachfront house in Carpeteria, California.

In pictures obtained by the site, Heidi was seen donning a Jenny Yoo gown while groom Spencer sported a Rick Ducar Suit. According to the site, Heidi and Spencer picked a multi-flavored cake decorated with white chocolate seashells from Hansen's Cakes and rings from Alan Friedman.
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P. Diddy Made Wedding and Vegan Announcement on Twitter Because He's Bored


November 16, 2010 06:58:38 GMT


Rap mogul P. Diddy sent online gossips into a spin on Monday morning, November 15 when he jokingly announced he was planning to wed on Valentine's Day next year. The hip-hop star, who has long been rumored to be dating singer Cassie, took to his Twitter blog to reveal the happy news on Monday morning.

He wrote, "I decided to get Married today!!! I feel like a new man! Wedding is planned for valentines day!!! Your all welcome!! Feb 14th (sic)." Diddy went on to claim he was completely turning his life around and changing his diet, adding "I also became vegan today!!!! :)"
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Sharon Osbourne 'Turned Into the Exorcist' When Having Dinner Date With Son Jack


November 16, 2010 06:57:32 GMT


Rock matriarch Sharon Osbourne caused her son Jack Osbourne to cower in embarrassment at the weekend, November 14, when she vomited during a posh dinner at a hotel owned by one of his close pals. Jack Osbourne treated his mum to a special meal at a top Hollywood hotel on Sunday and they were given VIP treatment upon their arrival at the venue.

But the mother-and-son date ended in disaster when Sharon suddenly fell ill and spewed vomit across the table after finishing her soup. Explaining the incident on her daytime chat show "The Talk", she says, "It was a great weekend but Sunday, Jack had arranged for me to go to his friend's hotel in Hollywood."
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Christina Aguilera, Cher Glam Up at 'Burlesque' World Premiere

November 16, 2010 06:57:22 GMT


Christina Aguilera has affirmed her name among Hollywood actresses as she made a red carpet appearance at the world premiere of her feature film debut "Burlesque" on Monday, November 15. She was not the only singer hitting the red carpet that night since Cher, who stars opposite her in the movie, joins her at the event held at the Grauman's Chinese Theater in Los Angeles.

The blonde beauty stole the spotlight with an Elie Saab emerald green empire waist silk chiffon gown. Cher was shining in her black glittering short dress. While the "Beautiful" hitmaker had to come out as a single after recently filling for divorce from husband Jordan Bratman, the veteran performer was backed up by her son Chaz Bono.
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N.E.R.D's Shay Haley Walks Down the Aisle

November 16, 2010 06:56:58 GMT


N.E.R.D star Shay Haley has married the former girlfriend of murdered American footballer Sean Taylor. The musician walked down the aisle with Jackie Mofett, the niece of actor Andy Garcia, in Miami, Florida on Saturday, November 13.

Haley's bandmate Pharrell Williams was the best man at the ceremony, according to TMZ, while R&B star Chris Brown performed at the nuptials.
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Vera Wang Keen to Make Directorial Debut

November 16, 2010 06:55:56 GMT


Celebrity designer Vera Wang is keen to follow her fashion peer Tom Ford into filmmaking and make her directorial debut. The top couturier admits she is eyeing a career move and is eager to take a seat behind the camera. She tells The Hollywood Reporter, "I'm getting ready maybe to make an independent film myself."

"I'm thinking of maybe picking up a camera (and directing). I think, in our fashion shows, we always try to tell a story, even though it's nine or 10 minutes, and to take it to another level with three-dimension or four-dimension is kinda groovy. I love stories. I love stories about love, about anger, about emotion, about complexity. It might involve fashion, it's still visual."
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Gig Young's Oscar Returned to Daughter After Agent's Death

November 16, 2010 06:55:18 GMT


Movie icon Gig Young's 1970 Best Supporting Actor Oscar is to return to his family following the death of the actor's agent. The award was bequeathed to Young's daughter Jennifer by agent Marty Baum after years of fighting between the two over the ownership of the statue, which Young won for his part in "They Shoot Horses Don't They?".

Jennifer Young asked Baum to give up the award in 1996, insisting the Oscar should rightly be in her possession - as she was Gig Young's only child. Baum, who obtained possession of the gong after his client's 1978 suicide, claimed he has had a right to possess and display the Oscar in his office.
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'South Park' Creators Facing Copyright Infringement Lawsuit


November 16, 2010 06:54:41 GMT


"South Park" creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker are facing legal action over allegations they copied a hit online music video for an episode of the popular cartoon. The song "What What (In the Butt)" by Samwell became a viral phenomenon in 2007 when it racked up over 33 million views on YouTube and became one of the most watched music videos of all time.

The track was mimicked on "South Park" in 2008, when it featured on an episode entitled "Canada on Strike" - but the parody has landed producers in trouble, and they were hit with a copyright infringement lawsuit by Brownmark Films bosses on Friday, November 12.
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Lindsay Lohan Escorted by Police When Heading to Business Meeting in Hollywood

November 16, 2010 06:54:15 GMT


Lindsay Lohan had a police escort to a meeting in Hollywood on Monday, November 15. The troubled actress was allowed to attend a business meeting as part of a day release from the Betty Ford Clinic in Palm Springs, California, but had to call on a little police support after a realizing a gang of paparazzi was lying in wait outside the rehab facility.

Officials from the California Highway Patrol accompanied her to the meeting with a producer about an upcoming film. Lohan, who has been in and out of jail and rehab this year, is currently serving out a three-month stint at the clinic after failing two mandatory drug tests.
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'Gossip Girl' and '90210' November 29 Previews


November 16, 2010 06:43:32 GMT


"Gossip Girl" is going to skip a week and returns with "Gaslit". Chuck, Serena, Blair, Dan, Jenny and Eric find themselves faced with a crisis when a member of one of their families is hospitalized. Meanwhile, Nate attempts to help his parents, The Captain and Anne, put their complicated past behind them and reconcile.

Some spoilers from the November 29 episodes have been released by Accidental Sexiness. Before going back to Hudson, Little J will pick up a fight with Blair again, presumably over Blair defending Serena. Juliet, in the meantime, unpacks her belongings in her new place after creating a mess back on Upper East Side.
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Gorillaz's 'Doncamatic' Music Video Goes Underwater

November 16, 2010 06:28:44 GMT


Gorillaz's underwater adventure in "On Melancholy Hill" clip continues in newly-debuted "Doncamatic" music video. While "Melancholy Hill" features the animated band and their featured guests, this new clip only sees one of their collaborators Daley as a one-man submarine on his journey to reach Plastic Beach.

"Plastic Beach" is the name of Gorillaz's third studio album which includes "Melancholy Hill" on the track list. The album has been on sale since March this year and peaked at No. 2 on Billboard Hot 200. It features the likes of Snoop Dogg, Little Dragon, Gruff Rhys, De La Soul, Mos Def, Mike Jones and Lou Reed.
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Rihanna: Justin Bieber Flashed Me His Lil 6 Pack Abs


November 16, 2010 06:07:56 GMT


Rihanna might become the latest person caught in Bieber fever after YouTube sensation Justin Bieber showed her more than she might expect for. On Monday, November 15, the "Umbrella" hitmaker wrote on her Twitter page, "Justin Bieber just flashed me his abs in the middle of a restaurant!"

And it seemed that Rihanna enjoyed the graphic glimpse as she teased, "Wow! He actually had a lil 6 pack! Sexy,lol!" However, Rihanna refused to end up receiving death threats from Bieber's devotees just like what happened to Kim Kardashian after the "Baby" hitmaker referred her as his girlfriend. The "What's My Name?" hitmaker sent a plea, "#Beliebersplzdontkillme."
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It's Official: Carey Mulligan Cast as Daisy in 'Great Gatsby'

November 16, 2010 06:02:20 GMT


Baz Luhrmann has found the leading lady for his "The Great Gatsby" in Carey Mulligan. The filmmaker confirms to Deadline Hollywood that the "An Education" actress is cast as Daisy Buchanan following report that she was the top choice for the role.

"Regarding the role of Daisy Buchanan, I was privileged to explore the character with some of the world's most talented actresses, each one bringing their own particular interpretation, all of which were legitimate and exciting," Luhrmann says in a message to Deadline. "However, specific to this particular production of 'The Great Gatsby', I was thrilled to pick up the phone an hour ago to the young Oscar-nominated British actress Carey Mulligan and say to her: 'Hello, Daisy Buchanan'."
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Lil Wayne Dedicates His First Post-Prison Verses to 'Fire Flame'


November 16, 2010 05:10:52 GMT


Fans do not have to wait long to hear Lil Wayne's first post-prison studio work as a song featuring the rapper has just hit the web. Previously leaked without Weezy's rhymes, the track called "Fire Flame" and featuring Birdman on the lead is posted on DJ Khaled's official blog.

"Fresh off from my bid, b***h it's little Tunechi/ I Lucille Ball, b***h, I Love Lucy," Weezy spits them out before continuing, "I'm so relaxed, my Gucci flats ain't got a scratch ... And if you got problems with it, well, I will fix them cataracts/ They say it cost to be the boss, I paid the price including tax."
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P. Diddy Denies Feud With Jay-Z Amidst Jay Electronica Signing

November 16, 2010 04:46:24 GMT


P. Diddy has brushed off rumors of a rift with Jay-Z, insisting he was not referring to the rap superstar when he recently tweeted about a pal's betrayal. Diddy was said to be furious with his hip-hop peer for luring mutual friend and rapper Jay Electronica to sign with his label Roc Nation - after spending years trying to convince Erykah Badu's boyfriend to agree a contract with his Bad Boy Records.

But he was beaten to the deal by Jay-Z, who unveiled Electronica as his new artist at a music industry showcase in New York on Saturday, November 13.
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Pink Allegedly Shows Off Bulging Belly on Beach

November 16, 2010 04:45:35 GMT


Pop star Pink is letting her body speak for itself after showing off a bulging belly while frolicking on a Los Angeles beach, amid reports she is pregnant with her first child. The "So What" hitmaker has yet to confirm or deny claims she and husband Carey Hart are preparing to start a family in 2011 following intense tabloid speculation last week.

A source told Us Weekly magazine, "She's 12 weeks along. She wanted to do it between tours, when she has some time off." And Pink did little to silence the rumors when she took to the sea in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 14, displaying her new curves in a ruffled black bikini.
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Emma Watson Finds It Funny Not Being Recognized on Public Transport

November 16, 2010 04:45:16 GMT


Emma Watson is rarely bothered by fans on London's tube network - because onlookers don't believe the "Harry Potter" star would travel by public transport. The actress moved from Britain to the U.S. in 2009 to enroll in an English Literature course at Rhode Island's prestigious Brown University, but still returns to her native country.

And Watson loves heading out and about in the U.K. capital, as she is hardly ever recognized. She tells Britain's Celebs on Sunday magazine, "I do actually (go on the tube) and the funny thing is that people look at me and they go, 'Is that the girl from Harry Potter?' And then they go, 'No, it can't be, she's on public transport'."
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Never Shy to Bare Her Body, Jessica White Embarrassed by Arrest News

November 16, 2010 04:44:58 GMT


Model Jessica White was left red-faced at a recent casting call for lingerie giant Victoria's Secret after headlines of her October arrest for assault flashed up on the TV screens at the firm's New York headquarters. The catwalk beauty was charged with misdemeanor assault after allegedly clashing with a 28-year-old woman when they tried to hail the same taxi. She is accused of pulling Vanessa Kian's hair and striking her in the face as the disagreement turned ugly.

And White, who has denied starting the fight, was forced to cover her face as she stood in the elevator at the Victoria's Secret offices to hide her embarrassment as the news was broadcast on the company's TVs. But she is "hopeful" the headline-grabbing incident will soon be cleared up so she can walk tall once again.
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Jim Carrey Rents Studio to Work on His Paintings

November 16, 2010 04:42:25 GMT


Jim Carrey is taking his venture into the world of art seriously - he's renting space in artist/director Julian Schnabel's New York studio to work on his paintings. The "Mask" star has turned his admiration for art into a creative pastime in recent years and even gifted his then-girlfriend Jenny McCarthy with a special birthday canvas in 2008.

And he's hired workspace at Schnabel's venue in the Big Apple to concentrate on his pieces while he films new movie "Mr. Popper's Penguins" in the city. A source tells the New York Post's gossip column Page Six, "Jim is working on a large abstract canvas. His work is actually quite good."
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Courteney Cox and David Arquette 'Affectionate' at Charity Bash

November 16, 2010 04:41:51 GMT


Estranged Hollywood couple Courteney Cox and David Arquette reunited at a charity event in California on Saturday, November 13 for their first public outing together since their shock split announcement in October. The actors recently revealed they were taking a break from their 11-year marriage to work out their issues, but the former "Friends" star insisted they had no plans to divorce.

And they proved they were still on friendly terms at the weekend when Arquette turned up at the Old Navy Rock + EBowl Event in Studio City to support the actress, who was hosting the bash to benefit the Epidermolysis Bullosa Medical Research Foundation. A source tells the New York Post's gossip column Page Six, "David arrived first, and Courteney and their daughter Coco came about 15 minutes later. They all hugged hello and then Coco ran to go bowling."
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Sneak Peeks to the New Season of 'Californication'


November 16, 2010 04:36:23 GMT


It's less than two months away from the fourth season premiere of "Californication" and Showtime has released a teaser as well as behind the scene featurette which would give viewers a clue about what Hank Moody would do next. The last time we saw of the troubled writer was when he was escorted by police officers for assaulting Paul.

It looks like the fourth season would be about redemption. "We ended up with Hank going to jail so that was the low point and this season we're gonna rise up again," David Duchovny who plays Hank said. Madeleine Martin aka Becca added, "This season is about love, lost and carrying on." The BTS footage which uses Darren Criss' "Jealousy" as the background music, also reveals that Hank resorts to prescribed pills and alcohol during his dark hours.
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Video Premiere: Travis Barker's 'Carry It' Ft. Tom Morello and RZA

November 16, 2010 04:35:32 GMT


Travis Barker has gathered Tom Morello, RZA and Raekwon for "Carry It" music video. It opens with individual shots of the Blink-182 drummer and his pals before moving on to capturing them in one scene. Barker is banging his drum sticks, Morello is playing his guitar, and RZA as well as Raekwon are taking turn in spitting their verses.

"Carry It" is lifted from Barker's upcoming solo studio album "Get the Drummer Some" which is planned to be released in February 2011. It is the second single following the release of The Cool Kids-featured single "Jump Down".
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Scarlett Johansson Is GQ's Babe of the Year

November 16, 2010 04:28:31 GMT


Scarlett Johansson is adding a new title this year. The "Iron Man 2" actress was named GQ's Babe of the Year in the mag's December issue which will hit newsstands on Tuesday, November 23. In addition to the title, Scarlett graced the cover of the mag by posing sultry in a Tank dress.

"At 26, she remains fresh-faced, curious, trying on new moods and outlets of expression as easily as she changes her hair color," the mag wrote. "This is what we love about Scarlett: that she's game, that she's good, that she can try on all these guises without seeming to try too hard."
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Usher Considers Taking Cheryl Cole on Tour

November 16, 2010 04:08:29 GMT


R&B star Usher has reached out to Cheryl Cole to join him on his U.K. tour next year after her successful support slot for the Black Eyed Peas. The Girls Aloud beauty was the warm-up act for the "I Gotta Feeling" hitmakers during their shows in Britain earlier this year, and Usher admits he too wants to join forces with the singer, who also serves as a judge on Simon Cowell's "The X Factor".

He tells Britain's Daily Mirror, "I spent a little time with her in England last month at X Factor. She's got it going on. I want her on stage for sure. It will be really nice, if she has time. She got moves."
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Nelly Furtado Praises Lady GaGa for Changing Pop

November 16, 2010 04:02:09 GMT


Nelly Furtado has heaped praise on her pop peer Lady GaGa - she's convinced the "Poker Face" hitmaker has revolutionized the music industry. The "Maneater" singer is pleased so many female stars, such as Rihanna and Katy Perry, are dominating the charts, branding them "good role models" for kids - but she's reserved special mention for GaGa.

Furtado tells Stylist magazine, "There are a lot of good women out there doing their best and working really hard. Rihanna, Katy Perry. And I think Lady GaGa's changed the business - she's amazing. She's reminded people that performance can be so much more, so many different levels. She's a true art lover."
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Pamela Anderson Joins India's 'Big Brother'

November 16, 2010 03:50:25 GMT


Pamela Anderson is preparing for another stint on a reality TV show - she will join India's version of "Big Brother" this week. The former "Baywatch" beauty has jetted to Mumbai to take part in "Bigg Boss" as a celebrity guest on the programme's fourth season.

Her entrance to the house will be broadcast live, and she is expected to spend three days on the show before leaving, according to reports. Actress/model Anderson says, "It is my first visit to India so I hope I will be able to get some impressions of the country during my stay. I am very excited to be in India and to meet the Bigg Boss housemates."
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Only Three Nominees Will Fight for Best Animated Film Prize at 2011 Oscars

November 16, 2010 03:48:19 GMT


The race to win an Oscar for Best Animated Film will be less competitive this year. On Monday, November 15, the Academy announced that they have only accepted 15 films for consideration for the Best Animated Feature prize, which means there will be only three nominees in the category. Had there been one more film accepted, the category would have increased to five slots.

This year's top grossers "Toy Story 3" and "Shrek Forever After" are among the consideration, joined by fellow hits "How to Train Your Dragon" and "Despicable Me" as well as newly-released "Megamind". Other animations in the running are "Alpha and Omega", "Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore", "Idiots and Angels", "Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole", "My Dog Tulip" and "Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue".
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Blur Planning Small Reunion in 2011

November 16, 2010 03:46:40 GMT


Damon Albarn is resurrecting Blur next year - the bandmembers are planning to work together in January. The group returned to the music scene after a six-year hiatus to headline a series of U.K. festivals last year.

Albarn has since been concentrating on his other bands Gorillaz and The Good, The Bad & The Queen, featuring musicians Paul Simonon, Simon Tong and Tony Allen. But the Brit is adamant he will perform with Blur again - the singer is planning to work on "something small" with his former bandmates in the new year.
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Linkin Park's 'A Thousand Suns' North American Tour Dates Revealed

November 16, 2010 03:45:31 GMT


Following the release of their fourth studio album "A Thousand Suns", Linkin Park map out a massive North American tour. Chester Bennington and his bandmates are going to start the traveling show next year on January 20 and continue to stay on the road at least until February 26.

Along with the tour dates, this rock band announce their supporting acts. Pendulum and Does It Offend You, Yeah? will support them on the tour opener until February 11, The Prodigy are then invited to open for them beginning February 15 to 26.
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Sebastian Bach Arrested for Causing Trouble in a Bar

November 16, 2010 03:43:10 GMT


Rocker Sebastian Bach has been arrested over a "dispute" in a Canadian bar. The former Skid Row star was at a pub in Peterborough, Ontario on Sunday night, November 14 when he allegedly started arguing with the owner and was asked to leave the venue just after midnight.

Bach then tried to leave while carrying a wine glass but when staff confronted him, he reportedly threw the flute at the front door, causing it to smash. TMZ.com reports the owner tried to restrain the rocker, who bit his hand during the struggle.
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'Bachelorette' Star Jen Schefft Is First-Time Mother

November 16, 2010 03:42:38 GMT


Former "The Bachelorette" star Jen Schefft is officially a first-time mother. Jen welcomed a baby girl with husband Joe Waterman on Saturday, November 13 and named their first daughter Mae Elizabeth Waterman, Us Magazine reported.

"She was 7-pounds even at 20 inches," Jen shared to the site. "She and her mommy are home now and doing great!" Mae is treated with an Alice in Wonderland-themed nursery, just like the Chicago PR executive revealed back in October. Of the baby's room, she said, "There are stenciled flowers, a teapot on the table and even the lights are colored with moss."
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Emma Watson Went Red Upon Meeting Matt Damon


November 16, 2010 03:35:46 GMT


"Harry Potter" star Emma Watson was left red-faced when she met Matt Damon - because the actress was so starstruck she "literally couldn't speak". The 20 year old, who found fame as a child in the Harry Potter franchise, often meets acting icons on the red carpet and at award ceremonies.

Watson admits her encounter with Damon was a highlight for her - but she found herself lost for words when she came face-to-face with the "Invictus" star. She tells Britain's Celebs on Sunday magazine, "It's always the weirdest people, like I got really starstruck when I met Matt Damon. I literally couldn't speak, I went bright red."
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Olivia Wilde Flattered by Megan Fox's 'Mountain Ox' Comment

November 16, 2010 03:32:47 GMT


Animal-loving actress Olivia Wilde has defended Megan Fox after she made a controversial remark about wanting to throttle an ox. The "Transformers" star caused outrage by complimenting the "House M.D." actress' looks, saying, "Olivia Wilde is so sexy, she makes me want to strangle a mountain ox."

But Wilde, who supports animal rights organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), has spoken out to defend Fox's choice of "witty" words, insisting she didn't mean them literally.
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Ke$ha Performing at Rooftop in Australia

November 16, 2010 03:13:54 GMT


Pop star Ke$ha wowed an intimate crowd in Australia on Friday, November 12 by performing on top of an office building. The "Tik Tok" hitmaker, who is on a promotional tour Down Under, entertained 250 lucky fans on a rooftop for radio station 2Day FM in Sydney on Friday, November 12.

Ke$ha sang six tracks on the high-rise building as the sun set over Sydney Harbour. She told the Australian Associated Press, "I've performed in some pretty weird places but this is my first time on a roof."
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M.I.A. Slammed for Calling Violent Rioter 'Hero'

November 16, 2010 03:12:04 GMT


Outspoken rapper M.I.A. has risked controversy on her return to her native U.K. after praising rioters who attacked the headquarters of Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative party last week. Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of London on Wednesday, November 10 to protest against plans to increase student tuition fees as part of a swathe of recession-busting cuts announced by Britain's new coalition government.

The march ended in violence when several protesters clashed with cops outside the Conservative party's main offices, smashing their way through the glass doors and trashing the lobby. Now M.I.A. - who is based in Los Angeles but is currently on tour in the U.K. - has waded into the controversy, posting a photo of one hooded rioter on her Twitter.com page and branding him "My hero".
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First Look at John Cusack as Edgar Allan Poe in 'The Raven'

November 16, 2010 03:11:53 GMT


"The Raven" is currently in production under the direction of James McTeigue and photos from the set have surfaced. They give the first look at John Cusack who is dressed as Edgar Allan Poe complete with a thick mustache, as well as the filming which involves a lady in a horse cab.

The principal photography of "The Raven" was kicked off in Hungary and is currently underway in Budapest. The movie is a fictionalized account of the final five "mysterious" days of Edgar Allan Poe's life. The author joins a detective to find out who kidnapped his fiancee and is committing murders in the style of Poe's stories.
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Timothy Busfield May Lose His House

November 16, 2010 03:10:02 GMT


Actor Timothy Busfield is facing a fight to keep his California home after failing to maintain the repayments on the property. The former "West Wing" star reportedly owes $1.25 million to his bank in relation to his Malibu mansion, according to legal documents filed with the California Recorder's Office.

The papers show Busfield's bank extended a foreclosure deadline in September and again earlier this month. But if Busfield fails to settle his bill, the property will be auctioned off in January 2011, according to TMZ.com.
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Pics: Christina Aguilera Receives Her Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

November 16, 2010 03:08:15 GMT


Before celebrating the release on her new movie "Burlesque" on November 24, Christina Aguilera has another thing to celebrate. On Monday, November 15, with around 1,000 fans gathering at a Hollywood Boulevard sidewalk, the "Genie in a Bottle" singer was honored with a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the Hard Rock Cafe, Associated Press reported.

"Oh my goodness! How amazing it is to see all of your fabulous faces. This is a huge staple in my life. Thank you all from the bottom of my heart," Aguilera, who rocked the event in a white skintight dress and leopard Loubatin heels, said during her speech. "Thank you so much for coming out to support me and support this amazing, incredible day in my life."
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Gerard Butler Singing With John Mayer at Birthday Party

November 16, 2010 03:05:24 GMT


Scottish actor Gerard Butler rocked out to celebrate his birthday over the weekend - he performed a song with John Mayer in front of party guests including Kate Hudson and Jay-Z. The "300" star turned 41 in style on Saturday night, November 13 by hiring out The Darby restaurant in New York and inviting 100 guests to celebrate.

Adrien Brody, U2's Bono, actor Jason Statham and professional skateboarder Tony Hawk all turned out for the event, which saw Butler take the mic to sing "Mustang Sally" with Mayer. Butler also gave a rendition of Oasis' "Wonderwall", before Mayer sang his own hit "Who Says", reports New York Post gossip column PageSix.
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Mel Gibson Slapped Oksana Grigorieva Only to Calm Her Down

November 16, 2010 03:01:56 GMT


Mel Gibson has allegedly admitted slapping ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva - but insists he was trying to stop her behaving "erratically" around their baby daughter, according to court papers. The "Braveheart" star is currently locked in a bitter custody battle with Grigorieva, who claims he hit her and knocked out her teeth during an alleged altercation in January.

The claims sparked a domestic violence investigation and the Russian singer told police she was holding baby Lucia at the time of the incident. Newly obtained court papers, dated June 23 and obtained by TMZ.com, reportedly state Gibson admitted striking Grigorieva once at their Malibu, California home - but the actor insists it was necessary to calm his "hysterical" partner.
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CBS Says Goodbye to 'Medium'


November 16, 2010 02:54:10 GMT


"Medium" was in limbo two weeks ago but now its fate has been determined. Sad for the fans, the supernatural show has been canceled and they only have two more episodes to shoot to complete the 13 episodes order.

CBS cut the episodic order last month from 22 to 13 but did not state what it meant for the future of the rating-challenged show. The confirmation came this week through star Patricia Arquette who told EW at a gala at The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles that "we got canceled". The actress added, "It's been a great time. I love that time in my life."
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Video: Rihanna's Album Release Party at Times Square


November 16, 2010 02:34:14 GMT


On the eve of her new album release, Rihanna shut down Times Square in the Big Apple. Sporting new red long locks, the Barbadian singer made a live performance for MTV's "The Seven", a new afternoon show launched to replace "TRL".

RiRi looked sassy in her tribal-printed jacket, black bustier, high heels, stockings and light-yellow hot pants. Finishing her look with a set of big bracelets on both wrists, she catered fans flocking at the venue with her current No. 1 single "What's My Name?".
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'Harry Potter' Main Cast Show Up at 'Deathly Hallows: Part I' NY Premiere


November 16, 2010 02:33:04 GMT


After premiering "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I" in England, the cast of the wizard movie series jetted off to promote the movie Stateside. The main stars including Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Tom Felton and Ralph Fiennes took part in this New York premiere held on November 15 at Alice Tully Hall.

Also becoming the spotlight that Monday night was Sarah Jessica Parker who came with husband Matthew Broderick and son James Wilkie Broderick. Gabourey Sidibe was additionally among the guests which included young celebrities such as "Glee" newbie Darren Criss and Madonna's daughter Lourdes Ciccone Leon.
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Nick Lachey on Jessica Simpson's Engagement: I Wish Her the Very Best

November 16, 2010 02:21:44 GMT


After her ex-wife Jessica Simpson sent her best wishes to him and Vanessa Minnillo for their engagement, Nick Lachey has now sent his too. On Monday, November 15, a day after news that former football star Eric Johnson proposed to Jessica made headline, the former 98 Degrees star told Us Magazine, "I will say the same thing I always say: I wish her the very best."

While only giving short wishes to Jessica, Nick preferred to continue the chat with the site by dishing out his own engagement to Vanessa. Sharing that they are "still basking in the glow" of the news, Nick added during a conference call for his NBC singing show "The Sing-Off", "I'm sure we'll get on the other planning shortly. We are now just enjoying this experience."
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Confirmed: Darren Criss to Appear Throughout Season 2 of 'Glee'

November 16, 2010 02:16:10 GMT


Blaine is here to stay. Darren Criss has struck a new deal with FOX TV to appear throughout the second season of "Glee" and would possibly become a regular next year. Creator Ryan Murphy confirmed the deal to AfterElton but a representative of Criss told THR that the deal is not "formal" although "it appears he will be a series regular".

Criss amazed fans of the musical series with his rendition of Katy Perry's "Teenage Dream". The song went on selling more than 55,000 upon its release last Tuesday, November 9, becoming the highest first-day sales for one of the show's songs. A lot of fans have also campaigned for his promotion.
 
 
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