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January 25, 2011

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'The King's Speech' Tops Oscar Nominations 2011

January 25, 2011 15:25:59 GMT


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"The King's Speech" has landed top nods, including Best Picture and acting honors for Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush, as well as a Best Director mention for Tom Hooper. Also nominated for Best Picture are "Black Swan", "The Fighter", "Inception", "The Kids Are All Right", "127 Hours", "The Social Network", "Toy Story 3", "True Grit" and "Winter's Bone".

Joining Hooper with Best Director mentions are Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan), David O. Russell (The Fighter), David Fincher (The Social Network) and Joel and Ethan Coen (True Grit). Meanwhile, Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network), James Franco (127 Hours), Javier Bardem (Biutiful) and Jeff Bridges (True Grit) will compete against "The King's Speech" star Colin Firth in the Best Actor in a Leading Role category.
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First Look at Panic At the Disco's 'Ballad of Mona Lisa' Music Video


January 25, 2011 10:32:51 GMT


Following the debut of their new single "The Ballad of Mona Lisa", Panic At the Disco film a music video for the song. A picture from the video shoot has just been unleashed, featuring a man lying on the floor while he is being taken care of by the others.

Promised to be premiered sometime soon, the music video was shot in Los Angeles with director Shane Drake serving behind the lens. Drake previously directed the group's music videos for "I Write Sins Not Tragedies" and "Nine In the Afternoon".
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'Transformers 3' Villain Shockwave Revealed in Toy Pictures

January 25, 2011 09:55:35 GMT


DreamWorks SKG has not released any official picture of "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" characters, but a sneak peek to villainous Shockwave has been obtained through the toy. Photos of the toy have hit the web and show the Decepticon both before and after he transforms into a vehicle.

When he is in robot mode, Shockwave which is dominated with purple and silver sports an arm cannon and an arm blade. Meanwhile, his alt mode is a Cybertronian tank rather than a Cybertronian gun, his alternate mode when he was first introduced to public.
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Coming Soon: 'Jersey Shore' Gay and British Versions

January 25, 2011 09:49:11 GMT


The success of "Jersey Shore" has inspired not only MTV U.S. to create spin-offs but also a lot of producers to work on a similar project. In the past few days alone, there came reports that there would be an all-gay version as well as a British edition.

A casting call has been launched to find 10 gays and lesbians to be the next Snooki or The Situation for a show tentatively called "Under the Boardwalk". The auditions will be held on February 5 at Club In Or Out in Hammonton, New Jersey. The pilot will be shot this spring in Atlantic City. "I think it will be fascinating," said producer Kim Friedman.
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Video: Taylor Swift Performing Live at Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

January 25, 2011 09:46:36 GMT


Taylor Swift rocked the Boardwalk onboard Royal Caribbean International's new ship, Allure of the Seas, with her live performances. Wearing black boots and silver dress, she sang some of her songs including "Better Than Revenge" at the outdoor AquaTheater.

"The cool thing about playing the AquaTheater is that the crowd is in front of you, but they're also all on their balconies and ... they're everywhere. It's very exciting," Taylor said in an interview with Entertainment Tonight. Beside singing her own songs, she also managed to do a cover of Jason Mraz's "I'm Yours".
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Bret Michaels Has Successful Heart Surgery

January 25, 2011 09:19:51 GMT


Rocker Bret Michaels is recovering in an Arizona hospital after undergoing successful surgery to mend a hole in his heart. Doctors discovered the problem last year and the Poison star checked into St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix for the procedure on Monday, January 24.

The operation has been hailed a success, and Michaels is under the observation of doctors in the intensive care unit, according to the Associated Press.
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Demi Moore 'Crushed' Thomas Haden Church's Rib on Movie Set


January 25, 2011 09:19:30 GMT


Thomas Haden Church was left nursing a rib injury on the set of new movie "Another Happy Day", after his co-star Demi Moore wrapped her legs around the actor and "crushed" him. The two stars play a separated couple in the film about a dysfunctional family, but one scene got out of hand, according to Ellen Barkin, who produces and appears in the picture.

Barkin reveals Church was left in pain after filming one particular shot with Moore. She tells E! Online, "Demi wrapped her legs around him (Church), and he said her legs crushed his ribs."
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Jennifer Love Hewitt Has Picked Her Engagement Rings

January 25, 2011 09:18:36 GMT


Romantic Jennifer Love Hewitt is so keen to wed she has already picked out her Tiffany rings. The actress admits she has selected three bands at the top jewelers in the hope it will make her future husband's choice easier.

Appearing on Tuesday's The Ellen DeGeneres Show", Hewitt says, "I feel like I'm doing the guy a favor. I feel women are very confusing. We never know what we want and we're not very good at nailing that down for them, and I feel like I don't want to be upset if he picks a bad ring."
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Macaulay Culkin NOT Dating Porn Star

January 25, 2011 09:18:01 GMT


Actor Macaulay Culkin has spoken out to silence reports he's been dating a Spanish porn star since his split from Mila Kunis. The couple parted ways at the end of 2010 after an eight-year relationship.

Culkin was linked to adult actress Irene Lopez last week after they were pictured together, but the former child star has moved swiftly to dismiss the new romance rumors. He tells E! News, "As I do with many fans, I briefly met and took a photo with Irene Lopez at her request. I have had no contact with this woman in any capacity, social or otherwise before or since that picture was taken. Any reports to the contrary are false."
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Miranda Kerr Advises Mums Not to Abandon Breastfeeding Because of 'Social' Stigma

January 25, 2011 09:17:19 GMT


Miranda Kerr had no qualms about sharing a snap of her breastfeeding newborn son Flynn, and she hopes the picture will encourage other mothers to choose the natural option for their child. The model and her husband Orlando Bloom welcomed the tot earlier this month, and Kerr later uploaded an intimate photo of herself nursing the newborn on her Kora Organics website.

She's now explained her decision to show off such a revealing picture - the beauty wants to encourage others to breastfeed. In a post on her website, Kerr writes, "Our little man is now 17 days old and we are still pinching ourselves as to the reality of having had a baby and of having brought this beautiful little soul into the world... and a beautiful little soul he is..."
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Not Yet Watching 'Skins', Denise Richards Brands It 'Disgusting'

January 25, 2011 09:16:57 GMT


Actress Denise Richards has taken aim at MTV bosses over the U.S. adaptation of British TV hit "Skins", branding the show's saucy content "disgusting". The new series, which premiered in America last week, features controversial storylines involving sex and drugs, as well as foul language and nudity.

The first installment caused a furore in the U.S. - a parents campaign group complained about the content and major advertisers have since pulled their support for the show. Former Bond girl Richards admits she missed the season premiere - but after hearing about the "Skins" plotlines from a Twitter.com follower, she's less than impressed.
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John Travolta Rejected 'Glee' Role

January 25, 2011 09:16:26 GMT


John Travolta has turned down a cameo appearance on "Glee" - because producers wouldn't give him enough time to rehearse for a "knock 'em dead" song-and-dance number. The movie star's "Grease" sweetheart Olivia Newton-John has appeared on the hit show, but Travolta insists he won't be following in her footsteps.

He tells news show Entertainment Tonight, "They've asked but when I do musicals I train for six to nine months... and a show like that is an on-demand thing."
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Sam Worthington Donates $50,000 to Australia's Flood Victims

January 25, 2011 09:16:00 GMT


"Avatar" star Sam Worthington has donated $50,000 to the flood relief campaign in his native Australia, after bidding for the top lot at a Los Angeles gala auction on Saturday, January 22. The actor was among the guests at the G'Day USA event, which honored stars including Bee Gees legend Barry Gibb and actress Abbie Cornish.

The night also featured an auction, with a top prize of a luxury, all-expenses paid stay at an exclusive resort on Hamilton Island in Queensland. Worthington, who grew up in Perth, was the winner of the lot after bidding a staggering $50,000, according to Australia's Associated Press.
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Justin Bieber Appears in 'Extreme Makeover' Sneak Peek


January 25, 2011 09:14:07 GMT


ABC releases a sneak peek of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" January 30 episode where Justin Bieber is part of the surprise. A special two-hour episode, the show is focused on the Browns family from Wellman, Texas.

Bieber joins the cause to raise awareness on the danger of texting-and-driving, which is what happened to the Browns' eldest daughter Alex. He donated $1 to every concert tickets sold to the family's cause and invited the family, including 12-year-old Katrina Brown and her friends, to watch his sound check party.
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Video Premiere: Ozzy Osbourne's 'Let It Die'

January 25, 2011 09:02:20 GMT


Ozzy Osbourne pumps up the crowd in a music video for his latest rock single "Let It Die". Before capturing his stage act, the video follows the former Black Sabbath frontman recording the track in studio with his band.

Co-written by Ozzy, "Let It Die" is one of the songs in his tenth solo studio effort "Scream" which has been in U.S. stores since June 21, 2010 and was later re-released in a double CD. The track serves as the third single from the album.
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'The Bachelor' Gives Roses to Ashley H. and Michelle


January 25, 2011 08:50:16 GMT


Meghan, Lindsay and Stacey are the three women who were sent home in week 4 of "The Bachelor". These are the girls who received little camera time, compared to the other two, Ashley H. and Michelle, who made the list as the show's troublemakers.

Like in the previous weeks, Brad Womack eliminated the girls who had little time with him. Meghan, Lindsay and Stacey were in the group date and Stacey was the one who admitted to Dr. Drew that she had cheated. Apart from that, the eliminated women were shadowed by the antics of Ashley H. and Michelle.
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Britney's Beau Returns as Her Agent to Help With Her Acting Endeavors

January 25, 2011 08:29:43 GMT


Britney Spears' boyfriend Jason Trawick has re-signed as her agent as the superstar prepares for another pop comeback. The "Toxic" hitmaker began dating Trawick in early 2009 and he stepped down from his post as her representative last May 2010 so they could concentrate on their romance.

He continued to work at William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, looking after the interests of clients such as Paris Hilton, Taylor Swift and Hilary Duff, but he has now rejoined the team in charge of Spears' career, a spokesperson has confirmed.
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Jewel Reveals She Is Expecting a Boy

January 25, 2011 08:18:14 GMT


Jewel Kilcher has given an update about her pregnancy. She and her husband Ty Murray have revealed that they are going to have a baby boy. "We would have been happy either way, of course, but we are so excited to be having a little boy," she said on January 24, a few weeks after announcing her pregnancy.

While the singer claimed it does not really matter if it's a boy or a girl, it seems that the rodeo star is more ecstatic to welcome a son. "I have to admit, I was doing a little dance on our way out of the doctor's office when we found out," he stated.
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Justin Bieber Gets 3 'Worst' Nominations at 2011 Shockwaves NME Awards

January 25, 2011 07:56:54 GMT


Despite being hailed the best at some coveted prize-giving events, Justin Bieber ends up bagging three nominations in 'worst' and 'least' departments of 2011 Shockwaves NME Awards. The pint-sized singer is up for Villain of the Year along with Axl Rose, David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Simon Cowell.

Last year's winner of the meanest character is Kanye West. Now, the rap mogul gets three nods for Best Solo Artist, Best Band Blog or Twitter and Hero of the Year. In the latest category, he is facing off the likes of Gerard Way, Julian Assange and Lady GaGa.
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'Gossip Girl' 4.13 Preview: Blair Vs. Dan

January 25, 2011 07:55:22 GMT


In the next "Gossip Girl", Blair is ecstatic to land an internship at W Magazine, but the thrill quickly fades when she finds out that Dan has secured one of the coveted positions as well. They reached at each other's throat, literally.

Chuck may have finally met his match with Russell Thorpe (guest star Michael Boatman) - and his daughter Raina (guest star Tika Sumpter) - back on the Upper East Side. Nate receives alarming news about his father's business prospects.
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James Franco to Plunge Into Porn Business in Linda Lovelace Biopic


January 25, 2011 07:40:30 GMT


James Franco is close to get his Oscar nod through his portrayal of a mountain climber in "127 Hours" and he is ready to take another challenging role. He is in talks to play pornographer Chuck Traynor in "Lovelace", a movie about late porn star Linda Lovelace, Deadline Hollywood says.

Traynor was Lovelace's husband when she starred in 1972 porn blockbuster "Deep Throat". Later when she divorced Traynor, Lovelace accused him of forcing her into prostitution and threating her at gunpoint into performing in "Deep Throat".
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40 Glocc Arrested After Found With Semiautomatic Gun


January 25, 2011 07:34:26 GMT


Rapper 40 Glocc has been arrested in San Bernardino, California on weapons violation charges. The G-Unit Records rap star, real name Lawrence White, was caught by police in possession of a nine-millimetre semiautomatic handgun on Sunday, January 23.

White was identified by police as a member of the Colton City Crips gang. He was arrested close to an area he and other gang members are banned from congregating near under a 2008 court injunction. Other gang members were with him.
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Jay Leno and Julianne Moore Picked as Harvard's Honorees of 2011

January 25, 2011 07:27:57 GMT


Beloved TV personality Jay Leno will be honored with Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Man of The Year honor. The comedian and late-night TV host will join actress Julianne Moore as this year's recipients of the irreverent prize.

Leno will be roasted next month as part of the festivities. Moore will be honored on Jan. 27 and Leno on Feb. 4; both ceremonies include a roast of the honoree and other Harvard-like shenanigans.
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Steve Harvey Responds to Ex-Wife's YouTube Attack

January 25, 2011 07:22:06 GMT


Comedian Steve Harvey isn't laughing about three new viral videos posted on YouTube.com - in them his ex-wife blasts him for being a terrible husband. The 54 year old, who has made his name as a literary relationship guru, has been demonized by his ex, Mary, online.

She has accused him of cheating on her constantly throughout their marriage - and then evicting her from their former home. In the videos, she says, "He turned my son against me, had me evicted from my house... I woke up, and everything was gone."
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Sam Worthington and Girlfriend Are No Longer Together

January 25, 2011 07:16:38 GMT


"Avatar" star Sam Worthington is single again after reportedly splitting from his longterm girlfriend. The actor has been dating Natalie Mark since 2008, but they've recently parted ways, according to Australia's Herald Sun.

An insider tells the publication, "It's been on the cards for a while, I believe." The couple has not been seen together since last October when they watched a basketball match at New York's Madison Square Gardens.
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'King's Speech' to Be Honored at Santa Barbara Film Fest

January 25, 2011 07:07:08 GMT


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"The King's Speech" has been given another big Oscars boost just two days after claiming gold at the Producers Guild Awards in Hollywood - the cast has won the Best Ensemble prize at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter and their castmates will be honored at the 26th annual bash in California next week. The film, which also features performances by Guy Pearce, Derek Jacobi and Claire Bloom, is expected to be among the 10 movies nominated for a Best Picture Oscar when the nods are announced on Tuesday, January 25 morning.
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First Trailer for After Dark's 'Fertile Ground' Is Haunting

January 25, 2011 07:03:32 GMT


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"Fertile Ground", another horror film lined up for After Dark Original Fest, has just gotten a trailer. It gives preview to the seemingly perfect life of a young couple who is suddenly in terror of evil spirits inhabiting their house.

Emily and Nate Weaver leave the city for the rural comfort of Nate's ancestral home in New Hampshire. Once there, Emily is plagued by horrifying visions and haunted by the ghosts inhabiting their isolated new home. When Nate's behavior undergoes a strange and fearful metamorphous, Emily fears she might be the latest target in a murderous tradition.
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Robson Green & Jerome Flynn Sent Cease and Desist Letter to Simon Cowell

January 25, 2011 06:47:11 GMT


British actors Robson Green and Jerome Flynn grew so tired of music mogul Simon Cowell's efforts to turn them into pop stars they requested he legally be prevented from contacting them. Cowell took seven months to persuade the TV stars to record an album after their version of the Righteous Brothers' "Unchained Melody" became a hit on 1980s drama "Soldier, Soldier".

The duo went on to record a string of chart hits that never would have been if talent spotter Cowell hadn't ignored letters from their lawyers. The mogul became obsessed with Robson & Jerome after record stores around Britain started calling the label where he worked as an A&R man looking for copies of an "Unchained Melody" single that never existed.
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Elton John: I'm NOT Playing at Prince William's Wedding

January 25, 2011 06:41:58 GMT


Elton John has ruled out a performance at the royal wedding in England this spring because he doesn't really know Prince William and his bride-to-be. The rocker famously performed a special version of his Candle in the Wind hit at the funeral of William's mother Princess Diana in 1997 - and music industry experts expect him to be at the top of the heir's wish list when it comes to selecting stars for his wedding to Kate Middleton.

But Elton tells HollyScoop.com people are getting carried away by his connections to the royals - and he's not even expecting an invite. He says, "I don't know them (princes William and Harry) very well. I've only met them twice - once when they were young and once at the Diana Memorial Concert... I knew their mother but that is the only thing. I'm not playing at the wedding. I haven't been asked and I don't expect to be asked."
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Bret Michaels Undergoing Surgery to Mend Hole in His Heart

January 25, 2011 06:38:28 GMT


Rocker Bret Michaels is undergoing surgery in Arizona to mend a hole in his heart. Doctors discovered the problem last year and the Poison star has finally checked into St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix.

His doctors hope to plug the hole with a permanent device on Monday, January 24. Michaels cheated death last year when he suffered a brain haemorrhage. It was while medics were treating him that they discovered he had a heart condition.
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NKOTB's Jonathan Knight Is Gay, Ex-Girlfriend Says

January 25, 2011 06:32:00 GMT


New Kids On The Block star Jonathan Knight has been inadvertently 'outed' as gay by 1980s pop star Tiffany. The "I Think We're Alone Now" singer was promoting her new movie "Mega Python vs. Gatoroid" on TV show "What Happens Live" when she dropped the bombshell.

Show host Andy Cohen asked Tiffany if she had any romantic gossip about her former tour partners and she blurted out the news that Knight was gay, confessing she briefly dated the singer and may have been the one responsible for "turning him".
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'Red State' Bought for Only $20 at Sundance Film Fest

January 25, 2011 06:22:52 GMT


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Moviemaker Kevin Smith bought his own film during a publicity stunt auction following the premiere of "Red State" at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah on Sunday, January 23. The director had announced he'd be selling the distribution rights to film companies immediately after the screening of the independent film at Eccles Theater.

But after the credits rolled, Smith and his producer pal John Gordon took to the stage and it quickly became clear the auction was a publicity stunt. Smith told the crowd, "Selling my film is equivalent to having a baby and sending it off for someone else to raise."
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Jon Bon Jovi Dumps Halle Berry in 'New Year's Eve'


January 25, 2011 06:20:30 GMT


Garry Marshall gives a different touch to his next project "New Year's Eve" by adding a rock star. Jon Bon Jovi has been tapped to star in the romantic comedy, joining the A-list cast which includes Robert De Niro, Hilary Swank, Ashton Kutcher, Lea Michele, Jessica Biel, Zac Efron and Halle Berry.

The singer is likely to share most of his screen with Berry as The Hollywood Reporter says the Bon Jovi frontman will play a successful rock star who once dumped Berry's character of a caterer. The former couple now meets face to face again at a party.
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Lindsay Lohan Denies Dating Tom Hardy

January 25, 2011 06:18:58 GMT


Lindsay Lohan has taken to Twitter.com to dismiss reports she's dating "Inception" star Tom Hardy. The British actor, who struggled with alcohol addiction and drug abuse in his youth, was rumored to be helping Lohan stay clean after she completed a court-ordered stint in rehab earlier this month.

His publicist denied rumors Hardy was her sponsor, prompting gossips to stir up a romance. But now Lohan insists she's not dating the actor. In a brief tweet on Monday, January 24, she wrote, "Tom Hardy is just a friend of mine... The tabloids are wrong."
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'Kourtney & Kim' Delivers Better Rating Than 'Kourtney & Khloe'


January 25, 2011 06:04:26 GMT


Perhaps it's the Kim Kardashian factor which sends "Kourtney and Kim Take New York" to a rating high. The new reality show and the second spin-off to "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" delivered higher premiere ratings than the first spin-off "Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami".

The new E! show debuted on Sunday, January 23 with 3 million viewers and 1.2 million of them is in the 18-34 demographic. In comparison, "Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami" season 2 premiered last year to 2.6 million viewers, and its 18-34 demographic is 27% less than "Kourtney and Kim".
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Ted Williams Ditches Rehab, Dr. Phil Reacts


January 25, 2011 05:54:37 GMT


Roughly two weeks after checking himself into rehab to battle his drinking demon, Ted Williams left the facility. According to TMZ, the 53-year-old man with golden voice ditched the treatment against "medical advice" and went straight to airport afterwards.

Ted agreed to seek help for drug and alcohol dependency after having a private talk with Dr. Phil McGraw. He voluntarily went to Origins Recovery Center in South Texas. Meanwhile, his girlfriend is currently in rehab at the Safe Harbor facility in Costa Mesa, California.
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New 'Pirates of the Caribbean 4' Video: Blackbeard Is Most Evil Character

January 25, 2011 04:55:22 GMT


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Another sneak peek from "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" has been debuted via Entertainment Tonight. Sharing few new scenes, the video includes interviews with producer Jerry Bruckheimer and new female lead Penelope Cruz who dish on some characters in the film.

While Bruckheimer claims Blackbeard who is portrayed by Ian McShane is "one of the most evil characters we have ever given you", footage of the sinister pirate is featured. Cruz later explains her relationship with Jack Sparrow, saying "Angelica had a relationship with Jack Sparrow and Jack corrupted her."
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Chaz Bono Looks at 'Fantastic Four' Star for Physical Appearance

January 25, 2011 04:30:31 GMT


Cher's son Chaz Bono wants to achieve a physique like "Fantastic Four" star Michael Chiklis because he accepts he'll never be "a little guy". Bono, who was born a girl named Chastity, began the process of gender reassignment surgery in 2008 and his transition was completed in 2010, when he legally changed his gender and name with U.S. authorities.

His sex change journey was captured on camera for new documentary "Becoming Chaz", which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah on Sunday, January 23, and he reveals in the film that he's aspiring to look like Chiklis, adding, "I'm never going to be a little guy."
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Jo Wood to Dissolve Beauty Company as Part of Divorce Settlement

January 25, 2011 04:29:59 GMT


Ronnie Wood's soon-to-be-ex-wife Jo has been forced to dissolve her organic beauty company as part of their divorce settlement. The couple split in 2008 when The Rolling Stones rocker left her for a young, Russian waitress, and their divorce is set to be finalized this week with the issue of a decree absolute.

Jo has now revealed she had to close her Jo Wood Organics cosmetics firm as part of the complicated arrangements for the divorce settlement, but she hopes to relaunch the firm later this year.
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Flavor Flav Opens Fried Chicken Restaurant and Warns Colonel Sanders

January 25, 2011 04:29:36 GMT


Veteran rapper Flavor Flav is waging war on fast food giant KFC after opening his first fried chicken restaurant in Clinton, Iowa - right next door to a branch of the established chain. The Public Enemy star launched Flav's Fried Chicken in the city on Monday, January 24 and he's already planning to expand the business and turn it into a U.S.-wide brand to compete with KFC and its animated spokesman, Colonel Sanders.

He says, "I always said to myself, 'Colonel Sanders, you better watch out. Your boy Flavor Flav is coming and you better watch out." The hip-hop star acknowledges he's stepping out of his comfort zone with the restaurant venture, admitting, "I ain't gonna lie (sic): this is way out there."
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U2 Team Up With David Guetta for New Album

January 25, 2011 04:29:18 GMT


Dance star David Guetta has landed a superstar collaboration for his next project - rocker Bono wants him to produce some tracks for U2's new album. The French DJ/producer has already established himself as a top hitmaker after teaming up with the likes of Rihanna, Black Eyed Peas and Akon, but it's a planned venture with U2 that he's "really excited" about after being approached by the frontman himself.

Guetta tells MTV, "We met with Bono, and I was really excited, really honored because he proposed me to maybe produce some tracks for the next U2 album." And he insists he will have no problem adapting his music style to fit the Irish icons.
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Floyd Mayweather, Jr.'s Domestic Violence Hearing Postponed Until March

January 25, 2011 04:28:34 GMT


Embattled boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr.'s evidence hearing in a felony domestic violence case has been postponed until March. The sportsman is facing charges of coercion, grand larceny and robbery, as well as domestic battery stemming from a violent altercation with his ex-girlfriend Josie Harris on September 9, 2010.

The 33-year-old star made a brief appearance at Las Vegas Justice Court for a preliminary hearing on Monday, January 24. His attorney, Karen Winckler, asked for a continuance of the case and Justice of the Peace Melissa Saragosa reset the date for March 10.
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Pictures: Rihanna Is Playboy Bunny on 'S&M' Video Shoot


January 25, 2011 04:27:22 GMT


Three more pictures from Rihanna's "S&M" video shoot have been unearthed on her official website. One photo boasts an image of her in a skimpy white outfit with black stilettos and yellow bunny ears as she sits against the wall covered in tabloid headlines.

Another one sees the Bajan songstress clad in a tight pink latex get-up with her big curly hair. She reclines on what seems to be a table with prying press surrounding her. The other image is similar to the first official picture, only this time around featuring her in a different pose.
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Elton John Is Not Yet Asked to Be on 'Glee'

January 25, 2011 04:25:02 GMT


Although he has collaborated with the star, Elton John is yet to be asked to appear on "Glee". The Grammy-winning singer recently hit the recording studio with Matthew Morrison who plays Mr. Schue on the musical series, and he admitted that neither creator Ryan Murphy nor the producers have asked him to guest star.

Many artists like Damon Albarn refused to get involved with the Golden Globe winning show but when asked by E! Online about him, Elton said, "I love Glee!". With that in mind, it is questionable why he has not popped up on the FOX show yet. "I would love to be on Glee, but you have to be asked to be on Glee," he admitted.
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Jennifer Lopez Runs 'On the Floor' Party in Behind-the-Scene Video

January 25, 2011 04:08:40 GMT


Jennifer Lopez gives the first official look at her upcoming "On the Floor" music video via an MTV behind-the-scene footage. She is seen wearing gold-colored get-up, sitting on her throne while watching a party from the balcony.

"I play one character where she kind of runs this party, acts like she's kind of over it, but at the same time loves it and loves this kind of underground kind of party dance culture," she said. "So I got to be wild and crazy, and at the same time I got to be sexy and sweet too."
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'House M.D.' 7.11 Preview: Cuddy's Mother Dying

January 25, 2011 03:54:11 GMT


In two weeks, "House M.D." will come out with "the most devastating episode" because it involves a lovable character's family member. Cuddy's mother, Arlene (guest star Candice Bergen), is admitted to Princeton Plansboro after complaining about unusual symptoms, but stubborn Arlene insists that House be removed from the case, forcing House to come up with non-conventional - and illegal - means to treat his patient.

House instructs his team to follow his lead, and they discover details in Arlene's personal life that she kept secret from Cuddy and her sister Lucinda (guest star Paula Marshall). Later, Cuddy places her trust in House to ensure that her mother receives the proper medical treatment, leading "by the book" medical student Masters to reevaluate her responsibility to practice within a code of ethics and to follow her boss' orders.
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'Glee' Stars Spotted Hooking Up Off Screen

January 25, 2011 03:51:49 GMT


"Glee" has apparently hooked up their cast off screen. Naya Rivera and Chord Overstreet who star in the TV show are reportedly embarking on a romantic relationship as they were pictured getting cozy during her 24th birthday celebration at The Bank nightclub in Las Vegas over the weekend.

"Naya was cuddling with Chord in her private booth until they took to the dance floor and grinded together all night," says a source to Radar Online which obtains the photos. "They even kissed at one point and walked out of the club hand in hand." Cory Monteith and Kevin McHale were also at the party.
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Swizz Beatz's Twitter Hacker Bashed Ex-Wife

January 25, 2011 03:36:28 GMT


Alicia Keys' producer husband Swizz Beatz has fallen victim to hackers who broke into his Twitter.com account and sent rude messages to his famous friends. The music-maker's page on the social networking website was hijacked on Sunday, January 23, and the prankster sent out a number of nasty posts about his current partner, his ex-wife Mashonda, and celebrity pal Kanye West.

Beatz quickly regained control of the page and deleted the messages, but insisted he wasn't annoyed by the intrusion. In a series of subsequent posts, he writes, "I'm back!!! Damn they got me real quick had to go H.A.M. (hard as a motherf**ker). Mr hacker was funny as hell. LMAO (Laughing my a** off)"
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Orson Welles' Lost Movie to Be Released 'Within Weeks'

January 25, 2011 03:32:04 GMT


The long-running legal battle over Orson Welles' lost movie "The Other Side of the Wind" is almost at an end - a decision about the film's release will be made "within weeks", according to a lawyer working on the case.

The actor/director's unfinished film, starring John Huston and Jeanne Moreau, was shot in 1972 but has been held up for decades by complicated financial issues and wrangling over ownership. However, Kenneth Sidle, a lawyer involved in the film rights dispute, has revealed some of the parties involved in the legal battle have now opted to sell their interests in the movie and negotiations about a cinema release are finally about to be concluded.
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Lil Wayne Announces I Am Music II Tour With Nicki Minaj

January 25, 2011 03:31:02 GMT


Lil Wayne is gearing up to be back on the road. He has mapped out I Am Music II tour which sees him traveling across North America along with the likes of Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross, Travis Barker and Mixmaster Mike as supporting acts.

The gig is held just around time when Weezy is expected to release his first post-prison album "Tha Carter IV". He will kick it off on March 18 at HSBC Arena in Buffalo, NY and continue until at least April 29 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC. Tickets will go on sale starting February 4.
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Paris Hilton's Sex Tape Is in the Middle of Lawsuit

January 25, 2011 03:28:28 GMT


Paris Hilton's infamous sex tape is at the center of a new lawsuit as porn bosses battle to keep the film away from illegal downloaders. The socialite hit headlines back in 2004 when a porn video called "1 Night in Paris" surfaced on the internet.

The film, which features Hilton with her former boyfriend Rick Salomon, became a best-seller and now executives at the company which owns the copyright to the tape are suing online users who have been downloading the footage without paying.
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Lindsay Lohan's Dad Denies Bribery Reports

January 25, 2011 03:23:47 GMT


Lindsay Lohan's father has dismissed allegations his daughter paid off the rehab worker who accused her of assault, revealing the actress' lawyers attempted to negotiate "a deal" but the woman "got greedy".

Dawn Holland claimed Lohan lashed out at her last month at the Betty Ford Center in California, where the "Mean Girls" star was serving three-months of court-ordered treatment. She was later fired for talking to the media, and took her complaint to the police, but subsequently dropped charges and insisted she no longer wanted to co-operate with the investigation.
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Report of Two Matrix Films Is NOT True

January 25, 2011 03:21:24 GMT


There won't be more "Matrix" films, at least not in the foreseeable future. Just last weekend, Ain't It Cool News (AICN) reported Keanu Reeves spoke at London International School of Performing Arts that two follow-ups of the trilogy had been prepared, but it turned out to be a hoax.

The Senior Administrator for the university has informed Screen Rant that the actor made no appearance there. Later, Reeve's rep and Warner Bros. confirm that the story is entirely fabricated.
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Report: Jaime Pressly Splits From Husband

January 25, 2011 03:19:43 GMT


Actress Jaime Pressly has split from her husband, entertainment lawyer Simran Singh, according to a U.S. report. The "My Name Is Earl" star wed Singh in Los Angeles in September, 2009 after just several months of dating, but the couple has now separated, according to PerezHilton.com. A source tells the website, "It was very mutual and she's very sad."

The report is the latest bad news for the actress - earlier this month she was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, while she has also been hit with three tax bills in less than a year, allegedly owing the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) a total of $637,149. Authorities at America's Internal Revenue Service (IRS) filed a $95,080 lien against her in Los Angeles in June and just three months later officials submitted another tax demand for $281,699.
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Oprah Winfrey Praised Long-Lost Half-Sister for Not Selling Her Out

January 25, 2011 03:15:37 GMT


Oprah Winfrey's big secret is out - she has long lost sister. The media mogul announced on Friday, January 21 she would start this week by making a personal confession during "The Oprah Winfrey Show".

On the programme, aired in the U.S. on Monday, January 24 afternoon, the TV mogul opens up about her family history and reveals she has a secret half-sister called Patricia, who was given up for adoption by Winfrey's mother, Vernita Lee, in 1963 when the star was nine years old.
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Jennifer Hudson's Brand New Single 'Where You At'


January 25, 2011 03:06:55 GMT


Jennifer Hudson has debuted a fresh song called "Where You At" which was written by R. Kelly and produced by Harvey Mason Jr. She bares her broken heart in this ballad track, "I stood there in the freezing cold, and I waited for ya, but you never showed. -- Thought you were my hero, but as it turns out you're a no-show."

"Where You At" is the first official single from Jennifer's upcoming sophomore set "I Remember Me". She said, "This song to me is like what I always wanted to do vocally. As an aspiring writer, just the subject of it means so much to me. It's simple and it's something we say every day."
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Chelsea Handler Ditched 50 Cent and Made Out With Hotelier

January 25, 2011 02:59:03 GMT


Chelsea Handler has moved on from 50 Cent and landed her lips on another man's. The comedienne was spotted making out with hotelier Andre Balazs at a Saturday, January 22 night party for Sundance Film Festival. Earlier that night, they also enjoyed each other's company at Florence and the Machine's concert.

According to NY Daily News, Handler attended a gathering at Tao at the Samsung Galaxy Tab Lift and Balazs joined her at around 1:15 A.M. They quickly got steamy. "Handler kissed the hot hotelier's face, neck and lips, and kept her arm slung around his shoulders. Balazs reciprocated - although not quite as sloppily," the publication reported.
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Ghostface Is Behind Emma Roberts in New 'Scream 4' Image

January 25, 2011 02:30:27 GMT


After Courteney Cox and Neve Campbell, Emma Roberts is the latest centerpiece of a picture from "Scream 4" which teases how Ghostface haunts the victim. Making its way out via Entertainment Weekly, the new still features the depicter of Sidney's cousin Jill with the serial killer standing behind her and carrying a knife.

Ten years after the last "Scream" movie, Sidney goes back home only to encounter yet another brutal Ghostface killer and a doozy of a new twisty plot, director Wes Craven says. Sidney is now an author, while Gale has quit her job as an entertainment journalist and is married to David Arquette's Deputy Dewey.
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Australian Country Music Bosses Apologize to Lee Kernaghan for Awards Mix-Up

January 25, 2011 02:28:29 GMT


Organizers of the Country Music Association of Australia awards (CMAA) have apologized after Lee Kernaghan was wrongly named the winner of the Best Album trophy. The genre's top musicians attended the Tamworth Country Music Festival on Saturday, January 22, but bosses were left red-faced following an awards mix-up.

Host Ray Hadley incorrectly stated that Kernaghan was the winner of the 2011 Golden Guitar prize for album of the year - but the envelope he was handed actually contained the result for top selling album of the year, which Kernaghan had already won for his record Planet Country earlier in the ceremony.
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Nicki Minaj 'Got Chased' by Police at Buckingham Palace

January 25, 2011 02:22:32 GMT


Hip-hop sensation Nicki Minaj caused chaos outside London's famous Buckingham Palace on Sunday evening, January 23 as armed police attempted to stop the rapper and her large entourage from loitering by the gates. The "Check It Out" hitmaker is in the U.K. capital for a promotional visit, and after rounds of interviews and club appearances she was finally able to take in the city sights at the weekend.

Minaj was given a late-night tour of the tourist hotspots by British DJ Tim Westwood, visiting landmarks including Big Ben, the London Eye and Houses of Parliament, before heading to Queen Elizabeth II's famous residence. However, police officers were forced to intervene and shoo the star and her large group of associates away from the building after they lingered to take photographs in a strict 'no stopping zone'.
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Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart Put Their NYC Home on Sale

January 25, 2011 02:20:13 GMT


Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart are focusing on married life in California by selling off their home in New York City. The Hollywood couple, who married in New Mexico last summer after seven years of dating, spend most of their time at their mansion in Brentwood, California, while they also own an estate in Wyoming.

They are rumored to be looking to purchase a new marital home in Mandeville Canyon, California and they have fueled speculation about an imminent move by putting their Manhattan property up for sale. The loft apartment in Chelsea has been put on the market for $16 million, according to New York post gossip column Page Six.
 
 
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