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January 19, 2011

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Coachella Festival Line-Up: Kanye West, Tinie Tempah and More

January 19, 2011 09:52:49 GMT

Arcade Fire, Kings of Leon and Kanye West have been named as the headliners at this year's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. The three-day event will take place in Indio, California from 15 to 17 April and feature The Strokes, The National, Tinie Tempah, Brandon Flowers, Interpol, Klaxons, Erykah Badu and Mumford & Sons with blasts from the past Suede, Duran Duran, Wire and Big Audio Dynamite.
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Motley Crue Sued Over the Use of Album Cover

January 19, 2011 09:51:26 GMT

Rockers Motley Crue have been hit with a copyright infringement lawsuit after the iconic snap from the band's "Too Fast for Love" album cover was used on merchandise. The band and bosses at tour giant Live Nation are being sued by Ron Toma, who claims he owns the rights to the photograph, which was taken by Michael Pinter in 1981 and shows a close-up of a man wearing a belt and leather trousers.
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Julianne Moore Is Harvard's Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year

January 19, 2011 09:51:08 GMT

Julianne Moore is to be honored by Harvard University students as 2011's Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year. The Oscar-nominated actress has accepted an invitation to be part of the drama club's wacky annual festivities on January 27.
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Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross to Reunite After Andrew Sachs Scandal

January 19, 2011 09:50:13 GMT

Russell Brand and U.K. broadcaster Jonathan Ross are set to reunite on TV for the first time since the pair's controversial calls to actor Andrew Sachs almost cost them their careers. The British comic quit his BBC radio show in 2008 after he and Ross faced a public backlash for leaving offensive messages on TV star Sachs' answer machine during a live broadcast. In the program, the pair discussed Brand's fling with the 80-year-old's granddaughter Georgina Baillie.
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Daily Mirror Wins Lawsuit Over Naomi Campbell's Legal Fees

January 19, 2011 09:49:47 GMT

Editors at a British newspaper have won a longrunning legal battle over the huge fees supermodel Naomi Campbell's lawyers charged after winning a privacy case in 2004. In 2002, the British beauty took bosses at tabloid the Daily Mirror to court claiming her privacy had been breached by the publication of a snap of her leaving a Narcotics Anonymous meeting in London.
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Howard Stern Not Feeling Guilty Airing David Arquette's Infidelity Statement

January 19, 2011 09:49:28 GMT

Howard Stern refuses to feel guilty for airing David Arquette's now notorious chat about his sex life with estranged wife Courteney Cox despite admitting the comments "backfired" on the actor. The couple announced plans for a "trial separation" in October 2010 after 11 years of marriage and the "Scream" actor subsequently called Stern's Sirius Satellite Radio show to discuss the break-up.
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'V' 2.04 Preview: Diana in Savage Alien Form

January 19, 2011 09:26:15 GMT

"V" is coming back in two weeks time and it promises very big scenes. As seen in the preview, the real queen, Diana, feasts on a human whom Anna brings in to tell them everything about human soul.
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Official Teaser of Lupe Fiasco's Controversial Single 'Words I Never Said'

January 19, 2011 09:14:35 GMT

Lupe Fiasco is readying a new single called "Words I Never Said", and he has released an official teaser for it. Coming from production hands of today's in-demand music maker Alex da Kid, it has been promised in a recent interview to be "a really big, controversial record."
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Kate Moss Kisses Transgender Model on Magazine Cover

January 19, 2011 08:54:30 GMT

"This is hard core" is the phrase that accompanies Kate Moss' bold cover for Love magazine. The U.K. fashion magazine has just debuted the picture of Moss kissing transgender model Lea T who shot to fame after she was featured in Givenchy Fall/Winter 2010 campaign.
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Camilla Belle Bares Midriff at 'From Prada to Nada' Los Angeles Premiere

January 19, 2011 08:49:12 GMT

"From Prada to Nada" cast made a trip to Los Angeles to attend the premiere of their movie in the Live Regal Cinemas on Tuesday, January 18. Despite the chilling weather, Camilla Belle opted an open pantsuit and a ruffled raw silk bra top that bared her midriff, making it an unconventional choice of wardrobe.
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Snoop Dogg's 'Get Wet' Tour Dates and 'El Lay' Music Video

January 19, 2011 08:39:22 GMT

In anticipation of his new album "Doggumentary" which is coming across United States on March 29, Snoop Dogg is taking his new music to the road. Starting January 28, he will tour with his entourage, moving through 22 cities before wrapping it up on February 25.
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Cher Scores History With 'Burlesque' Number

January 19, 2011 08:21:56 GMT

Cher has made history in the U.S. by becoming the only artist to score a number one on a Billboard chart in each of the last six decades. Her Diane Warren-penned "Burlesque" tune "You Haven't Seen the Last of Me", which picked up the Best Song award at Sunday, January 16's Golden Globes, has topped the Dance/Club Play Songs chart, giving Cher her first number one of the new decade.
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Jennifer Lopez Played Hidden Camera Prank on 'Ellen'

January 19, 2011 08:15:04 GMT

Jennifer Lopez lived up to her diva reputation during a skit on pal Ellen DeGeneres' chat show on Tuesday, January 18 when she interviewed two potential new assistants and kept interrupting them to rave on about her career success.
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Vince Neil to Spend 2 Weeks in Jail for DUI

January 19, 2011 08:08:56 GMT

Rocker Vince Neil has been sentenced to serve two weeks behind bars for driving under the influence of alcohol. According to reports, the Motley Crue frontman will plead guilty to a DUI charge on January 26 and surrender to Las Vegas officials on February 15.
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Amy Smart Moves On From Branden Williams With TV Star

January 19, 2011 08:04:33 GMT

"Crank" star Amy Smart has found new love with TV handyman Carter Oosterhouse. The actress, 34, and her beau were spotted "stealing kisses" at an Art of Elysium event in Los Angeles on Saturday, January 15.
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Joe Jonas Inspired by Daft Punk in Upcoming Solo Album

January 19, 2011 08:01:26 GMT

When Joe Jonas said in a previous interview that he's making dance track for his solo album, the 21-year-old singer actually refers to Daft Punk kind of music. The middle of Jonas Brothers spilled the beans when having a chat with MTV and producer Danja.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger's Father-in-Law Dies at 95

January 19, 2011 07:52:16 GMT

Arnold Schwarzenegger's father-in-law Sargent Shriver has died at the age of 95. Shriver, who founded the U.S. Peace Corps in the early 1960s before becoming a leading American philanthropist and beloved politician, was father to Schwarzenegger's wife Maria Shriver.
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Laura Linney Returns to Stage After Father's Death

January 19, 2011 07:45:39 GMT

Laura Linney will return to the stage on Tuesday, January 18 night for the first time since the death of her father. The actress dropped out of Broadway's "Time Stands Still" over the weekend following the passing of her playwright father Romulus Linney on Saturday, January 15.
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'Spider-Man' Reboot Set Videos: Spider-Man Flips Into Truck

January 19, 2011 07:40:32 GMT

Some videos from the set of untitled Spider-Man Reboot have surfaced, giving a look at the superhero in action. A man dressing in full Spider-Man costume can be seen flipping into a truck in a YouTube video embedded below this article, but a closer look during the filming in Los Angeles can be seen in a video obtained by TMZ.
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'Life Unexpected' Signed Off With Fast Forward

January 19, 2011 07:30:02 GMT

While The CW remains mum on the fate of "Life Unexpected", the show quietly signed off on Tuesday, January 18 with two hour episodes which could both serve as the season and series finale. [Spoiler Alert] Five minutes into the end, the show jumped two years later to Lux's graduation and a lot have changed since.
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Melissa Etheridge Tapped for 'American Idiot' Musical

January 19, 2011 07:18:03 GMT

Melissa Etheridge is set to step in for Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong while he takes a break from performing in his Broadway musical "American Idiot" next month. Armstrong - who composed and co-authored the musical based on Green Day songs - kicked off the New Year reprising the role of drug dealer St. Jimmy in the show after original castmember Tony Vincent bowed out, making appearances from January 1 to 9.
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Minnie Driver Set to Sing in Movie 'Hunky Dory'

January 19, 2011 07:15:00 GMT

Actress Minnie Driver is set to show off her musical skills in new movie "Hunky Dory" by performing with a children's orchestra. The actress, who has recorded two albums, has never sung on film before and she admits it was a dream come true to combine her two passions.
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Halle Berry's Ex Gabriel Aubry Files Paternity Petition

January 19, 2011 07:12:36 GMT

Halle Berry's ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry has asked a judge to declare him the father of the couple's daughter Nahla. The Canadian model filed a paternity petition on December 30, according to TMZ.com.
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Katie Price Confirms Splitting From Alex Reid, Calling the Marriage a 'Mistake'

January 19, 2011 07:06:12 GMT

British model-turned-reality star Katie Price has confirmed her second marriage is over following weeks of press speculation. Price, also known by her glamor modeling alias Jordan, married cage fighter Alex Reid in Las Vegas last year, just months after divorcing Australian singer Peter Andre, the father of two of her children.
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Jennifer Lopez Threatened Ricky Gervais at Golden Globes

January 19, 2011 07:00:57 GMT

Jennifer Lopez threatened Golden Globes host Ricky Gervais with physical violence if he poked fun at her as she took to the stage as a presenter at the ceremony on Sunday, January 16. Gervais' Globes comedy left a lot to be desired by many critics and celebrities, who have taken aim at the Brit for his mean-spirited banter - Tom Hanks and Robert Downey Jr. actually targeted the funnyman from the stage at the prizegiving.
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Ben Affleck Considers 'American Bullshit' for His Next Directing Project

January 19, 2011 06:49:21 GMT

Moving on from "The Town", Ben Affleck is now looking for his next directing project. Rumor has it, the actor/helmer is now putting "American Bullshit" which is written by Eric Warren on the list of his potential project.
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'American Idol' Alum Alex Lambert: I'm Homeless and I'm NOT Lying

January 19, 2011 06:28:25 GMT

Alex Lambert, a former contestant of "American Idol" season 9, shared some disturbing news on his Twitter on Tuesday, January 18. Becoming one of the cast of "If I Can Dream" soon after eliminated from the "Idol", the 20-year-old aspiring singer said he's been homeless after the Simon Fuller web series ended.
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'Parks and Recreation' Drops NSFW Promo on Funny or Die

January 19, 2011 06:27:41 GMT

"Parks and Recreation" has one NSFW promo that wouldn't pass NBC's sensor, so it turns to Funny or Die.com. All the main cast appear in the video but its spotlight is given to the new addition, Rob Lowe, and his ego.
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Nicole Scherzinger and Plan B Collaborating for 'Edgy' Pop

January 19, 2011 05:06:36 GMT

Pop star Nicole Scherzinger is teaming up with British rapper/singer Plan B for an unlikely collaboration. The Pussycat Dolls beauty is concentrating on a new solo project and she's recruited the "She Said" hitmaker to work on a new "edgy" sound.
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Melissa Etheridge's New Dating Partner Is Her Best Man at Wedding

January 19, 2011 05:05:51 GMT

Singer Melissa Etheridge has bounced back following her split from longterm partner Tammy Lynn Michaels last year - she's reportedly found love with TV writer Linda Wallem. The "Come to My Window" hitmaker ended her nine-year relationship with Michaels in April 2010, and the break-up turned messy last summer as they battled over finances and custody of their four-year-old twins, Johnnie Rose and Miller.
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Four Charged Over Former Lauryn Hill Bassist's Death

January 19, 2011 05:04:42 GMT

Four men have been arrested and charged over the murder of Lauryn Hill's former bassist, a year after he was found dead in his car in Oakland, California. Dewey Tucker was discovered slumped behind the wheel of his vehicle with a gunshot wound to his head on January 12, 2010.
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Jerry Lewis' Comedies to Get Remake

January 19, 2011 05:03:07 GMT

Jerry Lewis' slapstick humor is heading back to the big screen. The funnyman has signed a deal to remake his most successful comedies.
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Berlin Film Festival to Honor Imprisoned Iranian Director

January 19, 2011 05:02:51 GMT

The organizers of Germany's Berlin Film Festival will turn the spotlight on the plight of jailed Iranian director Jafar Panahi by honoring him at the 2011 event in protest of his six-year sentence. The filmmaker, an outspoken supporter of Iran's opposition leader Mir-Hossein Mousavi, received the punishment in December 2010 after he was convicted of campaigning against the country's government and shooting without permission.
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Martin Sheen and Son's Joint Memoir Due on 2012's Father's Day

January 19, 2011 05:02:28 GMT

Hollywood father and son Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez are putting pen to paper for a family memoir. The actors have signed a deal with publishers at Simon & Shuster imprint Free Press to write "Along the Way" in time for America's Father's Day next year, or June 17, 2012.
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Video Premiere: Kimberly Caldwell's 'Desperate Girls & Stupid Boys'

January 19, 2011 04:48:40 GMT

Kimberly Caldwell has debuted a music video for her new single "Desperate Girls & Stupid Boys". It sees the finalist of "American Idol" season 2 walking into a club with her BFFs and enjoying the night out as the crowd around them freeze every now and then throughout the clip.
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'Hannah Montana' Ended After 4 Years With Record Rating

January 19, 2011 04:22:22 GMT

Leaving after four years on air without a fanfare, "Hannah Montana" set a record history with its Sunday, January 16 finale. More than 6 million viewers said goodbye to the Disney Channel series. The number outperformed its record-setting fourth-season average by 9 percent.
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Keyshia Cole Fires Manager After New Album Flop

January 19, 2011 04:16:23 GMT

Keyshia Cole has ended her professional relationship with manager Manny Halley. The R&B singer announced the separation on Twitter, writing "Would like for u guys to know tht Manny Halley is no longer my management."
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Ewan McGregor Has 'Perfect Sense' of Love in Promo Trailer

January 19, 2011 04:10:31 GMT

A love story set in a disastrous world is the theme of "Perfect Sense" which will be premiered at upcoming Sundance Film Festival. A promo trailer for the movie has now been made available for preview via MTV Hollywood Crush.
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Howard Stern Slams Jay Leno for Ripping People's Jokes Off

January 19, 2011 03:57:38 GMT

American shock jock Howard Stern has launched a scathing verbal attack on U.S. TV host Jay Leno, calling the funnyman "a crook" and accusing him of stealing jokes. The foul-mouthed radio personality launched into a rant about "The Tonight Show" host during an interview with British newsman Piers Morgan on his new CNN talk show.
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Passing All Drug Tests, Lindsay Lohan Is 'Changed' Woman

January 19, 2011 03:50:51 GMT

Lindsay Lohan's father is convinced his daughter has emerged from rehab a "changed" woman, insisting the actress is back "at her best". The "Mean Girls" star endured a troubled 2010, which saw her in and out of jail and rehab, before she was ordered to complete a three-month treatment program for breaching her probation stemming from a 2007 DUI arrest.
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Kanye West Posts Angry Tweets After His Britney Spears Comment

January 19, 2011 03:47:38 GMT

Kanye West is pissed off after being mocked by the press for making a comment about Britney Spears' No. 1 single "Hold It Against Me". The outspoken rapper threw a series of Twitter rants and started it by attacking one particular media, "Just saw that MSNBC said I tried to start a twitter war with Brittany. This sh*t takes the air out my lungs sometimes from blogs to news reports... enough already!!!"
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Regis Philbin Leaving 'Live With Regis and Kelly'

January 19, 2011 03:46:13 GMT

Veteran U.S. TV presenter Regis Philbin is retiring from his daytime chat show "Live With Regis and Kelly" - after almost 28 years on air. The beloved 79-year-old host announced his exit at the start of Tuesday, January 18's programme, which he now co-hosts with actress Kelly Ripa.
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'Twilight' Cast and Crew Stranded on Brazilian Island

January 19, 2011 03:29:25 GMT

The cast and crew of the latest "Twilight" movie were left stranded on a Brazilian island recently after a heavy rainstorm stopped them from returning to their hotel. The stars, including Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart, have been busy working on the final installment in the vampire franchise, "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part II", which will be split into two films.
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Ricky Gervais Still Defends His Golden Globes Jabs

January 19, 2011 03:25:56 GMT

Funnyman Ricky Gervais has dismissed accusations he offended Tim Allen and Tom Hanks with his risque jokes at the Golden Globes on Sunday, January 16 - he enjoyed a drink with the Hollywood actors after the ceremony.
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Miranda Kerr Breastfeeding in First Baby Picture

January 19, 2011 03:24:48 GMT

Miranda Kerr has debuted her son with Orlando Bloom, Flynn, who was born on January 6. Through her Kora Organics website, she shares an intimate picture which is taken by her actor husband and featuring herself while nursing the baby on bed, writing "Our beautiful little son."
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Charlie Sheen and Brooke Mueller Reuniting, Mom Says

January 19, 2011 03:20:52 GMT

Charlie Sheen and his estranged wife Brooke Mueller are attempting to put their differences aside and reconcile for the sake of their young sons, according to the actor's mother-in-law. The couple's relationship unraveled after a Christmas Day bust-up in 2009 which left the "Two and a Half Men" star facing criminal charges.
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Adele: Ryan Tedder Works on My New Album for Free

January 19, 2011 03:09:54 GMT

Soul sensation Adele got a bargain deal when she hired Ryan Tedder to collaborate on her second album "21" - because he offered to work for free. The Grammy-winning British star traveled to America to work with superproducer Rick Rubin on the follow-up to her smash-hit debut 19, and after a bizarre meeting with Tedder in a Los Angeles hotel elevator, the pair decided to write songs together.
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Mary J. Blige and Sean Paul's Aussie Concert Turns Into Flood Fundraiser

January 19, 2011 03:07:33 GMT

Organizers of a series of shows in Australia featuring Mary J. Blige, Sean Paul and Maxi Priest have vowed to donate proceeds to a relief fund for victims of the country's devastating floods. The state of Queensland was plunged into a state of emergency this month as heavy rain caused massive flooding throughout the region - at least 25 people have died and thousands of residents have been forced to flee their homes. The floodwaters have now also affected the state of Victoria.
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O-Town to Reunite for New Album

January 19, 2011 03:05:37 GMT

American boy band O-Town has reunited - four of the five original members have teamed up again to start work on new music. The hitmakers, whose track "All or Nothing" has been covered by Westlife, formed on the first season of MTV reality show "Making the Band" in 2000.
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Lauryn Hill Booed at Atlanta Concert for Performing Late

January 19, 2011 02:57:45 GMT

Lauryn Hill has angered her fans for the second time in a month, after keeping an audience waiting for three hours at a comeback concert and changing her songs beyond recognition. The reclusive singer was due to take to the stage in Atlanta, Georgia at 9 P.M. EST on Friday night, January 14, but she didn't begin her performance until midnight.
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'Law & Order: L.A.' Return Delayed, 'Parenthood' Moved

January 19, 2011 02:57:39 GMT

NBC is doing some adjustments in its midseason schedule that cause another delay to "Law & Order: Los Angeles". The spin-off to "Law & Order", which has already been on a two-month hiatus, is not going to return on February 8 as scheduled. Instead, the network will set a new date and announce it later.
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'Sherlock Holmes 2' Behind the Scenes Video: Drag and Gypsy Garb

January 19, 2011 02:55:03 GMT

As it has been anticipated before, a new sneak peek video from "Sherlock Holmes 2" comes out via Entertainment Tonight on January 18. It follows ET's reporter on the set of the movie where an interview with Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law also takes place.
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Piers Morgan Bets Oprah He'll Land Michael Vick Interview Before Her

January 19, 2011 02:51:47 GMT

Newsman-turned-TV personality Piers Morgan has bet Oprah Winfrey he'll land the first indepth interview with convicted dog fighter Michael Vick before her. Winfrey was the first guest on the Brit's new CNN show "Piers Morgan Tonight", which aired on Monday, January 17, and during the pair's chat it became clear that both are after a big interview with the disgraced American footballer.
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Tess Taylor Checks Into Rehab for Addiction to Opiates

January 19, 2011 02:47:28 GMT

"Pretty Wild" star Tess Taylor has checked into a rehab clinic in California to kick an addiction to opiates. The aspiring model is receiving treatment at the SOBA Malibu Recovery Center after becoming "extremely weak and exhausted from trying to detox and recover from opiate addiction," according to her mother Andrea Arlington.
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Christina Hendricks Lost $850,000 Diamond Bracelet at Golden Globes

January 19, 2011 02:45:15 GMT

Christina Hendricks flew into a panic at the Golden Globes ceremony on Sunday, January 16 after losing an $850,000 diamond bracelet on the red carpet. The "Mad Men" star borrowed gems from legendary jewelery company Chopard to wear to the star-studded event in Los Angeles.
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Penelope Cruz Invited Bar Refaeli to Her Baby Shower

January 19, 2011 02:42:27 GMT

Pregnant actress Penelope Cruz reportedly invited all of her female friends over to her Los Angeles home on Saturday, January 15 for a baby shower. The Spanish star is expecting her first child with husband Javier Bardem and is due to give birth in the coming weeks.
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Bradley Cooper Dealt With Father's Death and House Fire on the Same Weekend

January 19, 2011 02:34:49 GMT

The reason Bradley Cooper and Renee Zellweger were not spotted at the Golden Globes on Sunday, January 16 was a family passing. The actor's father, Charles, died at the age of 71 on Saturday, January 15 after a long illness which is not disclosed. Funeral services are kept private.
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Jennifer Lopez Debuts Cover Art and Final Version of 'On the Floor'

January 19, 2011 02:17:42 GMT

It turns out that Jennifer Lopez's "On the Floor" which leaked over the weekend is not the final version. The Pitbull-assisted single comes out in its official form on Ryan Seacrest's radio show on Tuesday, January 18 along with its cover art.
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First Image of 'X-Men: First Class' Main Cast Emerges

January 19, 2011 02:10:45 GMT

An image of "X-Men: First Class" has surfaced online, giving the first look at main cast of the film. While James McAvoy who portrays Charles Xavier had been spotted on the set, this is the first time he is seen wearing X-Men uniform.