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January 21, 2011

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WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange's Life to Be Exposed in Biopic

January 21, 2011 09:51:20 GMT

Julian Assange, a founder of controversial website WikiLeaks, is apparently an interesting subject for filmmakers. His life is about to be turned into a big screen project, according to Variety. Josephson Entertainment and Michelle Krumm Productions have optioned an upcoming biography of Assange.
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Britney Spears Hooks Up With Gucci Mane in 'Hit' Song

January 21, 2011 09:36:27 GMT

One of the artists who will collaborate with Britney Spears is revealed. According to Rumor Fix, the pop singer has signed Gucci Mane to rap in one of her new songs titled "Hit". They reportedly will meet next week in an Atlanta studio at Mizay Entertainment to record the duet.
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'Jersey Shore' Spin-Off Starring Snooki and JWoww Is Brewing


January 21, 2011 09:27:37 GMT

DJ Pauly D was the first to get a "Jersey Shore" spin-off, and Snooki is next. Reports are swirling that the pint-size guidette is going to shoot the pilot this weekend and she is not going to be alone. BFF JWoww will also be prominently featured in this new project which is yet to have a title.
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Gary Barlow Has Star Studded Gig on 40th Birthday

January 21, 2011 09:20:31 GMT

Take That star Gary Barlow enjoyed a memorable 40th birthday on Thursday, January 20 - he performed with Chris Martin for a star-studded audience and received a special message from Sir Elton John. The singer/songwriter took to the stage for a special charity gig in London to mark the milestone.
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Howard Mann Labels Michael Jackson's Estate 'Fraudulently Obtained Dictatorship'


January 21, 2011 09:19:11 GMT

Katherine Jackson's business partner Howard Mann has criticized the administrators of Michael Jackson's estate after they filed suit over allegations he is cashing in on the late superstar's image without proper permission. Estate bosses are suing Mann, claiming he has made millions from Jackson's music, photos and drawings illegally.
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Brawl Sparked at Nicki Minaj's London Gig Venue

January 21, 2011 09:18:51 GMT

Nicki Minaj's plans for a promotion-packed night in London this week were marred when a brawl broke out as she arrived to perform at a club in the U.K. capital. The hip-hop star is on the British leg of her European promotional tour and thrilled fans by announcing surprise appearances at two nightspots in London on Thursday, January 20.
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Rihanna's Father Forgave Chris Brown After Brutal Attack


January 21, 2011 09:18:27 GMT

Rihanna's father admits he "feels sorry" for his daughter's ex-lover Chris Brown despite his brutal attack on the pop star two years ago. The "Umbrella" singer fell out with her father Ronald Fenty in 2009 after he spoke to the media on her behalf in the wake of her infamous fight with her then-boyfriend.
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Memoir of Colin Farrell's Ex to Be Turned Into Movie

January 21, 2011 09:18:03 GMT

Hollywood has fallen for Colin Farrell's ex-girlfriend Emma Forrest - her upcoming memoir is about to made into a major new movie. The book, "Your Voice in My Head", will hit stores in America on May 3 and it has already been optioned by Ruby Films, the British company behind "The Other Boleyn Girl", according to EW.com.
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George Clooney Recovered From Malaria He Contracted in Sudan

January 21, 2011 09:17:37 GMT

George Clooney's representative has confirmed the actor is completely recovered from a bout of malaria which he contracted during a recent trip to Sudan. The Oscar-winner revealed during an interview with CNN's Piers Morgan that he fell ill with the mosquito-borne disease earlier this month while filming an initiative to promote democracy in the country.
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Official Cover Art of Dr. Dre's 'I Need a Doctor' Ft. Eminem

January 21, 2011 08:55:35 GMT

Cover art of Dr. Dre's new single "I Need a Doctor" which features Eminem has been unleashed. Instead of boasting image of the two powerhouse rap artists, the artwork features a hospital board that shows where to go to "Aftermath Rehab Center" and "Detox Lab" among other "medical rooms."
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The 'American Idol' Auditions That Made J. Lo Cried and Squirmed

January 21, 2011 08:25:14 GMT

New Orleans brought more emotion to "American Idol" season 10 to the point that Jennifer Lopez shed a tear. Twenty three years old Paris Tassin auditioned for the first time, trying to prove to her young daughter that anyone can achieve their dream. Tassin is mother to a 5-year-old who has hearing loss since she became pregnant with her at the age of 18.
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Confirmed, Halle Berry's Ex-Husband Eric Benet Is Engaged

January 21, 2011 08:08:55 GMT

While Halle Berry declared that she will not marry again after two failed marriages, one of her exes Eric Benet has no fear to walk down the aisle once again. It has been confirmed by his representative that the musician is engaged to Manuela Testolin, whom he has been dating for three years.
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Robert Downey Jr., Sting and Korn Work Together for Charity Album

January 21, 2011 08:01:23 GMT

Beside busy with his big screen projects, Robert Downey Jr. has also worked on a charity album which is produced by composer Jonathan Elias to benefit anti-nuclear organization Global Zero. The actor joins a number of artists including Sting, Korn's Jonathan Davis and System of a Down's Serj Tankian.
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Avenged Sevenfold Hired Their New Drummer

January 21, 2011 07:38:46 GMT

Rockers Avenged Sevenfold have hired former Confide star Arin Ilejay as their new drummer, after parting ways with Mike Portnoy. Portnoy was drafted in to replace tragic Jimmy 'The Rev' Sullivan, who died from a drug overdose in December 2009 - but he was never a perfect fit.
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Actresses Wanted as Jada Pinkett and Kidada Jones in Tupac Shakur's Biopic


January 21, 2011 07:31:29 GMT

Moviemaker Antoine Fuqua is on the hunt for talented unknowns to portray Jada Pinkett Smith and Quincy Jones' daughter Kidada as he attempts to put slain rapper Tupac Shakur's life on the big screen.
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New 'Bel Ami' Photo Shows Robert Pattinson With Different Hairstyle

January 21, 2011 07:28:35 GMT

A new picture from Robert Pattinson's "Bel Ami" has come out to tease fans while a release date for the film has not been determined yet. The photo features the British actor alone, sitting in front of a table and wearing a vintage outfit.
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Megadeth's Song Saved a Boy From Wolves Attack

January 21, 2011 07:23:17 GMT

Rockers Megadeth inadvertently saved a Norwegian teenager's life when the lad used the band's music to escape a pack of wolves. The 13 year old was listening to the heavy rockers on his mobile phone when the four wolves appeared before him while he was walking home from school in Rakkestad, according to website Zvuki.ru.
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Alan Jackson Leaves Sony After 22 Years


January 21, 2011 07:18:59 GMT

Country icon Alan Jackson has parted ways with record label bosses at Sony Music Nashville after more than two decades on their roster. The singer joined the label in 1989 and went on to release a total of 14 studio albums on the Arista imprint, including hit singles "It Must Be Love", "Small Town Southern Man", "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere with Jimmy Buffett", and "Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)", which earned him a Grammy in 2002.
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PTC Wants 'Skins' Investigated for Child Pornography

January 21, 2011 07:16:28 GMT

Officials at a leading U.S. family organization have urged federal agents to investigate reports suggesting a controversial new MTV series features underage actors and actresses in sex scenes. Parents Television Council bosses are disturbed by child pornography allegations made against racy new series "Skins", which has been adapted for the U.S. after becoming a hit in Britain.
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Paris Hilton's Boyfriend to Be Arraigned for DUI

January 21, 2011 07:12:37 GMT

Paris Hilton's boyfriend is to be arraigned following his arrest on marijuana possession and DUI charges in Las Vegas last summer. Club boss Cy Waits and Hilton were pulled over by cops on the Las Vegas Strip after they smelled marijuana coming from their car.
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Anorexic Model Isabelle Caro's Mom Took Her Own Life

January 21, 2011 07:05:13 GMT

The grieving mother of tragic anorexic French model Isabelle Caro has committed suicide, less than two months after her daughter died at the age of 28. Caro, who gave anorexia a face in a shocking 2007 awareness campaign, passed away at the Bichat Hospital in France on November 17 after battling the eating disorder for almost 15 years.
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Taylor Swift and Jake Gyllenhaal Reunite in a Dinner for Two

January 21, 2011 07:03:52 GMT

Taylor Swift and Jake Gyllenhaal have sparked speculation they are working on rebuilding their romance after reportedly meeting for a restaurant date near the singer's home in Nashville, Tennessee. The unlikely pair split before Christmas 2010, just months after embarking on a relationship, and they spent their respective December birthdays and the holidays apart.
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Rob Kardashian Offered $45,000 to Pose Naked for Playgirl

January 21, 2011 07:00:15 GMT

Kim Kardashian's little brother has been offered $45,000 to bare all for Playgirl magazine. The publication's bosses insist model Rob Kardashian is a "perfect fit" for the mag. A spokesman tells Life & Style, "He's hot. Like real hot."
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Portia de Rossi Recalls Bitter Heterosexual Past

January 21, 2011 06:50:04 GMT

Portia de Rossi before Ellen DeGeneres era was a woman with heartache. In her new memoir "Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain", the "Ally McBeal" star revealed her bitter past where her ex-husband ran off with her sister-in-law after three years of marriage.
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Halle Berry and Eva Longoria Have the Best Bodies at Golden Globes

January 21, 2011 06:47:52 GMT

Halle Berry and Eva Longoria were big winners on the red carpet at Sunday's January 16 Golden Globes, topping Fitness magazine's Best Bodies poll. Publication editors have awarded Berry the Best Body accolade, describing the actress as "slim and shapely", while "Desperate Housewives" star Longoria lands the Best Revenge Body accolade for looking great, despite the heartbreak of her marriage split from sports star Tony Parker.
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Sacha Baron Cohen to Portray Saddam Hussein in Comedy 'Dictator'

January 21, 2011 06:40:19 GMT

Sacha Baron Cohen is set to revive late President of Iraq, Saddam Hussein, in upcoming movie "The Dictator". The project, which is nabbed by Paramount Pictures, will reunite the comedian/actor with helmer Larry Charles who directed him in "Borat" and "Bruno".
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Kim Kardashian Is Hit Back for Slamming 'Teen Mom'


January 21, 2011 06:10:40 GMT

Kim Kardashian made a good intention to stop teen pregnancy in America but unfortunately some people thought she is not in position to do so. Kim wrote in her blog, "It seems that shows like 'Teen Mom' are all of the sudden making teen pregnancy seem cool in the eyes of young girls." The cast of the MTV show, Amber Portwood, blasted her for this comment.
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Channing Tatum Runs From Dark Past in 'Son of No One' First Trailer

January 21, 2011 06:05:36 GMT

A sneak peek to one of Sundance films, "The Son of No One", has made its way out via MTV Movies Blog. Following Channing Tatum's Jonathan "Milk" White, the trailer is pretty tense with glimpses of crime scene and threatening call included.
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New Justin Bieber PETA Ad: Animals Can Make U Smile


January 21, 2011 06:03:37 GMT

Justin Bieber continues to support PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) in their campaign against animal cruelty. In his new "animals can make u smile" ad for the organization, he encourages his devotees to adopt pet from local shelters instead of buying it from a pet store or a breeder.
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Nicki Minaj Threatened to Be Kicked Out of London Hotel

January 21, 2011 04:52:08 GMT

Rap sensation Nicki Minaj was almost booted out of a top London hotel on Thursday, January 20 after bosses became annoyed by the huge numbers of fans crowding the entrance to the venue to catch a glimpse of the star. The hip-hop star is on the London leg of her European promotional tour and checked into The Dorchester earlier this week for the duration of her stay in the U.K. capital.
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Sneak Peek to Lil Wayne's '6 Foot 7 Foot' Music Video


January 21, 2011 04:46:32 GMT

Following a video shoot for his new single "6 Foot 7 Foot", Lil Wayne drops a teaser in a form of two on-set pictures. The dreadlocked rapper is a boxer in one image, and suits it up in a polkadot two-button tuxedo in another photo.
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Lil Jon Owes $600,000 to IRS

January 21, 2011 04:45:42 GMT

Rapper/producer Lil Jon is in trouble with U.S. tax authorities - he reportedly owes over $600,000 in unpaid fees. The "Get Low" hitmaker, real name Jonathan Smith, was hit with a tax lien amounting to $638,937 last June for his home in the Isle of Palms in South Carolina.
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Ke$ha's Father Denies Claims About Her Fatherless Childhood

January 21, 2011 04:45:18 GMT

Pop star Ke$ha's family history has come under scrutiny after a man purporting to be her father accused the singer of lying about not knowing the identity of her real dad. Engineer Bob Chamberlain, a musician himself, has been left devastated by the "TiK ToK" hitmaker's repeated assertions about her fatherless childhood - because he alleges he was in regular contact with her and her mother Pebe Sebert throughout her youth.
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Plies Fuming Over Unruly Concertgoers

January 21, 2011 04:45:01 GMT

Rapper Plies flew into a rage during a recent concert in Florida and threatened to shoot up the crowd after he was hit with a cup during his show. The star, real name Algernod Washington, was performing in Orlando earlier this week when a member of the audience threw an empty cup onstage.
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Madonna and Prince End Long-Running Feud

January 21, 2011 04:44:45 GMT

Superstars Madonna and Prince have ended their decades-long feud after the Material Girl turned up to one of his recent New York concerts and cheered him on from the crowd. The pop idols were close friends throughout the 1980s and briefly became lovers before teaming up to record the track "Love Song", from Madonna's 1988 album "Like a Prayer".
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Video: Martin Short Sings About Stars in Rehab on David Letterman's Show

January 21, 2011 04:44:22 GMT

Actor Martin Short gave U.S. TV audiences a late night laugh on Wednesday, January 19 with a song and dance spoof about troubled stars in rehab. Short was appearing as a guest on "Late Show with David Letterman" when the host asked him mid-interview if he would care to perform a song.
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Oksana Grigorieva's Ex-Bodyguard Defends Mel Gibson

January 21, 2011 04:43:14 GMT

Oksana Grigorieva will struggle to fight allegations she secretly taped phone calls with Mel Gibson with the purpose of extortion - her former bodyguard insists she wanted to "pressure" the star into handing over a financial settlement. The former couple split last year and is currently locked in a bitter custody battle over baby daughter Lucia.
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'Bones' 6.11 Preview: End of Gravedigger, Start of Sniper


January 21, 2011 04:31:04 GMT

"Bones" will close up the chapter about "The Gravedigger" and introduces a new villain in the January 27 episode called "The Bullet in the Brain". The city anxiously anticipates the arrival of Heather Taffet, more notoriously known as "The Gravedigger," for her final appeal after being sentenced to death for a kidnap-murder and a series of similar coldblooded crimes.
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Bieber, Jaden Smith, Usher, Muse, Lady Antebellum Added to Grammy Line-Up


January 21, 2011 04:06:56 GMT

The second batch of Grammy performers has been revealed by NARAS. Confirming previously-rumored musical guests B.o.B, Janelle Monae and Bruno Mars, they also name never-before-mentioned artists like Justin Bieber, Jaden Smith and Usher as additional musical acts.
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'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' Takes 5 Minutes Out of 'Nightline'

January 21, 2011 04:04:14 GMT

Fans of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" will be treated with 5 extra minutes of the show starting February 4. News program "Nightline" is shortened by six minutes while "Kimmel" starts at exactly midnight and still ends at 1:06 A.M. "Nightline" which follows national news will stay intact at 11:35 P.M.
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Clint Eastwood to Direct 'A Star Is Born' Remake Starring Beyonce

January 21, 2011 03:50:33 GMT

Clint Eastwood has signed up to serve as a helmer for another "A Star Is Born" film, which has Beyonce Knowles attached to portray the main female character. He additionally will produce the musical along with Billy Gerber, Basil Iwanyk and Jon Peters, who made the third version of "A Star Is Born" with Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson.
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'F**kin' Perfect' Music Video: Pink Campaigns Against Teen Suicide


January 21, 2011 03:35:33 GMT

From empowering the underdogs in "Raise Your Glass" music video, Pink is now supporting "the kids out there that feel so desperate/numb/powerless, that feel unseen and unheard, and can't see another way" in "F**kin' Perfect" clip. She hopes the video can help prevent teen suicide.
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Macy Gray Goes on With Israel Concert Despite Protests

January 21, 2011 03:29:59 GMT

Macy Gray feels so tormented about agreeing to perform concerts in Israel next month, she has taken the unusual step of asking her fans whether she should cancel the gigs or not. The "I Try" hitmaker is scheduled to play a series of shows in Tel Aviv, but she has come under pressure from activists to ax the concerts as part of a boycott over the lengthy Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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Peter Facinelli Struggling to Shoot Two 'Twilight' Movies

January 21, 2011 03:22:46 GMT

Actor Peter Facinelli is finding it difficult to shoot both "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn" movies at the same time - because he keeps forgetting which scenes he's filming. The star, who plays vampire Dr. Carlisle Cullen in the franchise, is busy working on the final pictures, which are set for release later this year and 2012.
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Octomom Nadya Suleman's Fetish Video Unleashed, Lawyer Finds It 'Disgusting'


January 21, 2011 03:19:14 GMT

After previewed in some shots, Nadya Suleman's fetish video with a diaper-clad man hits the web. The video features her wearing a tight black outfit, whipping the man named Tattoo in her children's play room while she occasionally says, "Do you want it harder?!?!"
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'Lethal Weapon 5' Moves On Without Mel Gibson


January 21, 2011 03:18:00 GMT

Movie bosses are forging ahead with plans to reboot Mel Gibson's "Lethal Weapon" franchise with a new cast after the actor refused to take part. Gibson cemented his place in Hollywood with his role as a cop in the 1987 original, and he reprised the role for three sequels.
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Gordon Ramsay Denies Hair Transplant, Blames Gasoline

January 21, 2011 03:11:29 GMT

Gordon Ramsay has explained away rumors he recently underwent a hair transplant, putting his swollen face and scalp down to an infection and an allergic reaction. The British chef was recently photographed wearing a medical-looking cap on his head and pictures of him with a puffy face, a common side effect of a hair transplant, fulled rumors he had undergone the procedure.
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Kim Kardashian Records Single for Charity, NOT for Album

January 21, 2011 02:58:30 GMT

Kim Kardashian has credited Kanye West with kickstarting her new-found music career - because the rapper encouraged the socialite to step into the recording studio. The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star teamed up with R&B producer The-Dream last year to work on her debut album, but admits she wouldn't have considered the studio sessions without West's words of wisdom.
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Yo Gotti Cleared of Riot Charge

January 21, 2011 02:51:51 GMT

Rapper Yo Gotti has been cleared of allegations he started a fight outside a nightclub in Memphis, Tennessee which led to a mass shoot out. The hip-hop star, real name Mario Mims, was left facing a felony charge of aggravated riot over accusations an argument with his friend OG Boo Dirt in November 2010 sparked a brawl which escalated to a shooting and left six people injured.
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Annie Ilonzeh Is Cast as One of the 'Charlie's Angels'

January 21, 2011 02:49:51 GMT

"Charlie's Angels" television remake is taking shape with the casting of one of the angels. Deadline reported that Annie Ilonzeh who stars in "General Hospital" as Maya Ward, is going to be Kate, "a very smart and very athletic ex-cop and a master of martial arts."
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Ricky Martin Wants to Have Daughter

January 21, 2011 02:48:44 GMT

Ricky Martin plans to expand his family because he's desperate to add a little girl to his brood of boys. The "Livin' La Vida Loca" hitmaker is father to twin sons, Matteo and Valentino, who were born via a surrogate mother in 2008.
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Jesse James Confirms Getting Engaged to Kat Von D


January 21, 2011 02:48:23 GMT

Jesse James is engaged to wed celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D - less than a year after his cheating scandal spelled the end of his marriage to Sandra Bullock. The Hollywood actress dumped James in March, 2010 after reports of his infidelity hit the headlines, days after she won her first Academy Award.
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Professor X and Magneto Use Their Power in New 'X-Men: First Class' Photos

January 21, 2011 02:40:08 GMT

Director Matthew Vaughn has shared more pictures from "X-Men: First Class" after he was made frustrated by a leaked cast picture a few days ago. One image shows James McAvoy's Charles Xavier getting his telepathy. The other one sees Michael Fassbender's Erik Lensherr in costume plus his helmet stretching his hand as if to unleash his power.
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Megan Fox and Rafael Nadal's New and Hot Armani Ads


January 21, 2011 02:26:59 GMT

Megan Fox is nothing but sizzling hot in the new ads for Emporio Armani. The actress is photographed bare-backed to promote the label's jeans, and also lingerie-clad on a battered couch to promote the label's underwear collection for Spring Summer 2011.
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Mugler Short Movie Feat. Lady GaGa's 'Born This Way' Song Arrives

January 21, 2011 02:20:46 GMT

After teased in low-quality footage, Lady GaGa's new remixed song for Thierry Mugler's January 19 fashion show has finally debuted in a mini movie from the fashion house. The track reportedly is not the title track, but rather a random cut from her new album "Born This Way".
 
 
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