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January 28, 2011

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Josh Duhamel, Ryan Seacrest to Get Places in 'New Year's Eve'

January 28, 2011 09:52:58 GMT


Already getting a bunch of top-notch stars, "New Year's Eve" continues expanding its cast ensemble by recruiting Josh Duhamel and Ryan Seacrest. The twosome along with Ice Cube are reportedly in negotiations to star in the romantic comedy.

TheWrap was the first one which reported Duhamel's possible involvement before The Hollywood Reporter confirms it and reveals his role. The "Transformers" actor is reportedly to play "a hopeless romantic who spends the day trying to get to New York in the hope of getting to a party in order to re-meet a mystery girl from the previous year."
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Sneak Peek to Jessie J's 'Larger Than Life' Music Video for 'Price Tag'

January 28, 2011 09:40:57 GMT


Jessie J recently filmed a music video for her new single "Price Tag" which features B.o.B. It was directed by Emil Nava and will have the Atlanta rapper making a cameo. A sneak peek is brought in a form of behind-the-scene footage, featuring the U.K. singer in a "bigger than life" world with giant teddy bear, huge chair and money tree.

A rising star, Jessie recently won early at the upcoming BRIT Awards. She got Critics' Choice Award, beating fellow new artists James Blake and The Vaccines. She is currently preparing her debut album "Who You Are" which will come out in the U.S. on April 12.
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Preview of 'Bones' Episode About 'Sister Wives'

January 28, 2011 09:19:18 GMT


After drawing inspiration from "Jersey Shore", "Bones" is to tackle one other popular series, "Sister Wives". In the next episode, a body disguised as a scarecrow is found with a bullet wound in a remote cornfield, and the team is forced to work against the clock to avoid a storm and potential complications that would affect the evidence.

Booth and Brennan interrogate the victim's three wives, who are also sisters, and learn that jealousy between the sisters and their desire for their husband's attention had caused a major rift in the family. Booth and Brennan also question one relative who disapproved of the victim's polygamy.
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Alesha Dixon Recovering From Foot Surgery

January 28, 2011 09:10:31 GMT


British singer Alesha Dixon is recovering after undergoing a painful foot operation last month. The "Boy Does Nothing" hitmaker has been nursing a mystery foot problem and she checked into hospital over the holidays for corrective surgery.

Dixon, who is now walking with the aid of a cane, is delighted the procedure was a success. She tells Britain's Daily Telegraph, "I'm trying my best to look elegant on my stick. Standing up for too long is a problem at the moment."
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John Lydon Praises Lady GaGa

January 28, 2011 09:10:13 GMT


Lady GaGa has discovered she has another big celebrity fan - Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon. The punk icon, aka Johnny Rotten, admits he finds so few of today's stars interesting - but he loves a little GaGa.

And he's taking credit for her. He tells the Los Angeles Times, "I have done something good that Lady GaGa is so quite as mentally insane as she is (sic)."
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Vanilla Ice Got Bloody Ice Skating Accident

January 28, 2011 09:09:50 GMT


Rapper Vanilla Ice was hospitalized earlier this week after he was knocked unconscious in an ice skating accident. The hitmaker - real name Robert Van Winkle - is rehearsing for U.K. reality TV show "Dancing on Ice", but suffered a horrific fall on Tuesday, January 25.

The star hit his head during a routine with his professional partner Katie Stainsby and passed out. He regained consciousness after a few minutes and was taken to hospital by ambulance. Medics requested the star remain under observation overnight - but he refused, according to Britain's The Sun.
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P. Diddy Looks at Jay-Z and Beyonce for Successful Marriage

January 28, 2011 09:09:32 GMT


Rapper Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs looks to his pals Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles for relationship inspiration - because he aims to emulate their successful marriage. The superstars wed in 2008 and Combs, who has had an on-off relationship with Kim Porter, the mother of three of his children, admits he dreams of finding the right partner for him.

He tells Britain's Daily Mirror, "I'd love to have what Jay and Beyonce have. My ideal woman has to have intellect and soul. I don't woo them with flowers, I need to know they like me for real."
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Kourtney Kardashian Shows Off Labor Footage

January 28, 2011 09:08:33 GMT


Kourtney Kardashian aired footage of herself giving birth to prove labor can be calm - because she was "scared" about the process after only seeing clips of mums-to-be "screaming". The star, who welcomed baby Mason in 2009, admits she was dreading labor after watching numerous movies and TV shows depicting it.

Kardashian was relieved to experience a serene birth, and she decided to air home video footage of the moment Mason was born on her TV show "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" to reassure others it needn't be scary.
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Sophie Monk Only Dated Jimmy Esebag Three Months Before Engaged

January 28, 2011 09:07:51 GMT


Australian actress/singer Sophie Monk has revealed she has only been dating her new businessman fiance for three months. The 31 year old agreed to marry Jimmy Esebag, 51, after he proposed during a recent night out at her favorite Los Angeles restaurant and the star announced the happy news on Australian radio station 2Day FM on Tuesday, January 25.

And she's now revealing all about her romance, insisting Esebag is her ideal man. Monk tells Who magazine, "We've been friends for a long time. We've only been together in a relationship three months but this feels different."
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Author Blasts Will and Jada Pinkett Smith's Parenting Skills


January 28, 2011 09:07:11 GMT


Acclaimed author Terry McMillan has taken aim at Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith, accusing them of "pimping" and "exploiting" their kids Jaden and Willow. The "How Stella Got Her Groove Back" writer has gone public with her thoughts about the way the Smiths are bringing up their children in a post on Twitter.com - and she doesn't approve of the success the youngsters are having so young.

She writes, "The Smith children already act like child stars. There's an arrogance in their demeanour and behaviour. I find it incredibly sad. It feels like the Smith children are being pimped and exploited. Or, they're already hungry for fame. What about 4th grade?" She adds, "A lot of A-list movie stars shielded their children from the Hollywood-world until they were old enough to decide. Look at those who didn't. Look at Lindsay. Phoenix. To name but a few. They miss out on childhood. It's more important than fame."
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Lykke Li Debuts 'I Follow Rivers' Music Video

January 28, 2011 08:46:49 GMT


Lykke Li's "I Follow Rivers" music video has just been released. It features the Swedish singer braving the cold weather and following her man as he wanders aimlessly. It's directed by Tarik Saleh and starring Swedish Lebanese actor Fares Fares.

The video was filmed on the beautiful island of Gotland, Narsholmen. She wrote on her official site, "A place like no other, a love like no other. A love like a drug, she loves like the river, a love caught on fire, fueled by desire. Where you running, who you running from? A love story with no end and no beginning."
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First Look of Katie Couric on 'Glee' Super Bowl Episode

January 28, 2011 08:36:01 GMT


There's a new "Glee" promo which gives the first look of Katie Couric in the post Super Bowl episode. The anchorwoman is playing herself in the February 6 episode but Sue Sylvester mistakes her for being Diane Sawyer. There's also a glimpse of Couric dancing with Will Schuester in the library.

Matthew Morrison who plays Mr. Schue revealed about the dance number to Ryan Seacrest in his radio show, saying it was "a blast" to be working with Couric. The 54-year-old herself is having the time of her life. "That's got to be in the Top 10 of cool things I've been able to do as a result of my job. I am so psyched about it and it was so much fun," Couric told Billy Bush on "The Billy Bush Radio Show".
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Katy Perry Poses Only in Lingerie for Magazine


January 28, 2011 08:15:29 GMT


Katy Perry is treating fans to a taste of what only husband Russell Brand normally gets to see in a revealing new photo spread for Rolling Stone magazine. The provocative pop star appears on the cover of the latest issue of the publication wearing just a blush two-piece lingerie set and a sultry look, while she dons only fishnet stockings for one sexy beach shot inside the magazine.

Perry tells Rolling Stone she had to work hard to get in shape for the saucy spread - and her upcoming world tour. She explains, "I'm on a meal plan, which absolutely sucks. But, on Sundays, I get to have a cheat day where I go buck wild and eat In-N-Out Burger."
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Drake to Include Reggae in New Album

January 28, 2011 08:12:06 GMT


Rapper Drake is considering pursuing a whole new musical direction and recording a reggae album. The "Fancy" hitmaker has taken the hip-hop world by storm since signing to rap superstar Lil Wayne's Young Money label in 2009, and he released his debut disc, "Thank Me Later", last year.

He's already started working on his sophomore album and plans to hit the studio with British acts Florence Welch, from Florence and the Machine, and rockers The xx. But the star's also set to head to the Caribbean to collaborate with an unidentified Jamaican producer - and he's keen to turn the experience into a full-blown project.
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The Script Impressed by 'American Idol' Wannabe

January 28, 2011 08:06:58 GMT


Rockers The Script have been left touched by one fan's remarkable love story after he wowed U.S. TV viewers on "American Idol" on Wednesday, January 26 night. Wannabe Chris Medina, 27, performed the band's "Breakeven" at his audition for the show in Wisconsin, which was taped last year - and his back story broke hearts across America.

Medina has become a carer for his fiancee who was left severely brain damaged following a car crash just months before she was to wed the singer. The hopeful brought his wheelchair-bound girlfriend, Juliana Ramos, to the audition and she got the chance to meet judges Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson.
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David Gilmour's Son Charged for Violent Disorder

January 28, 2011 08:01:48 GMT


The adopted son of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour has been charged with two offenses after he was caught on camera clambering all over a war memorial during London's student riots in December. Police spotted Charlie Gilmour swinging from a flag pole on the Cenotaph - one of the U.K.'s most important memorials - during a violent student protest against a rise in university tuition fees.

He apologized for his "moment of idiocy" but was arrested at his home in Sussex, England three days after the incident and questioned by police. The 21 year old was subsequently freed on bail but on Thursday, January 27 Gilmour was charged with violent disorder and theft of a mannequin leg. He will appear at the City of Westminster Magistrates' Court in London for sentencing on February 10.
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Michael C. Hall's 'Peep World' Previewed in Trailer

January 28, 2011 07:59:59 GMT


A peek at indie film "Peep World" has been made available in form of a trailer which makes its way out via Yahoo! Movies. It revolves around four siblings who, on the day of their father's 70th birthday party, come to terms with the publication of a novel written by the youngest sibling, that exposes the family's most intimate secrets.

Michael C. Hall portrays Jack who is described as a responsible son, while Sarah Silverman plays Cheri who is an aspiring actress, singer and songwriter. Ben Schwartz is cast as Nathan, a book writer who turns out to be the only successful child of the family, and Rainn Wilson is "the black sheep" Joel.
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Guy Sebastian Arrested for 'Stealing' His Own Car

January 28, 2011 07:55:07 GMT


Singer Guy Sebastian has been arrested in Los Angeles following a mix-up with his car. The 29 year old reported his vehicle stolen earlier this month but later discovered it had been towed away, and he subsequently reclaimed the motor.

However, when he got back behind the wheel, police swooped and arrested him on suspicion of stealing his own vehicle, according to Australia's Herald Sun. Recounting a conversation between Sebastian and TV presenter Kerri-Anne Kennerley, the insider reveals, "The car apparently turned up at a random impound so he went to pick it up himself. Not long after getting it back, 10 police jumped him, got him out of the car and arrested him at a car wash... guns drawn, cuffs, everything!"
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Ginuwine Apologizes Over 'Batteries' NSFW Video Starring Porn Star

January 28, 2011 07:50:56 GMT


Many of Ginuwine's fans went into shock when a video featuring his song "Batteries" with porn star Roxy Reynolds on the lead makes its way out. While Reynolds dominates the whole clip, writhing around and doing booty dance, the R&B singer only appears briefly in some scenes which seemingly are taken from his previous videos.

Shortly after the NSFW video hits the web, Ginuwine reaches out to his fans on Twitter. "My apology to everyone that is not a video that I approved as you see I was incorporated in it pretty much an attempt to sabotage," he wrote in response.
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Scarlett Johansson and Justin Long Are Not Dating

January 28, 2011 07:49:36 GMT


Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson has a new concert buddy - her "He's Just Not That Into You" co-star Justin Long. The blonde beauty was spotted with Long in Los Angeles on Wednesday, January 26 attending a show by U.S. singer/songwriter Iron and Wine, but Johansson's spokesperson insists the relationship is strictly platonic, and gossip suggesting the pair is an item is false.

The representative tells People.com, "They're friends. They've worked together. They're not dating." Johansson split from her husband, actor Ryan Reynolds, last year. Long is Drew Barrymore's on-off boyfriend.
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Former Actress Dolores Hart Lives as Nun for 50 Years

January 28, 2011 07:44:23 GMT


An aspiring actress who kissed Elvis Presley in "Loving You" and then dropped out of Hollywood has been traced to a remote Connecticut abbey, where she has been a nun for almost 50 years, by a U.S. magazine.

Entertainment Weekly reporter Thom Geier launched a bid to track down Dolores Hart last year - and found her at the Abbey of Regina Laudis in Bethlehem, where she is now known as Mother Dolores.
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Kim and Kourtney Kardashian Talk Fake Boobs and Sex Tape


January 28, 2011 07:22:24 GMT


Kim Kardashian and her older sister Kourtney Kardashian raised the temperature on "Piers Morgan Tonight" when they decided to discuss about sensitive issues like breasts and sex tape. The voluptuous women revealed that one of them went under the knife and that Kim's sex tape was indeed an embarrassment.

"There's a lot of plastic surgery rumors that swirl and I'm the first one to be super honest," Kim said when talking about her large boobs. "They are real. They are completely 100 percent real." It's not the case with Kourtney. She confessed, "I used to make fun of [Kim] when we were little, and then I went and got surgery."
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Benjamin Walker Is 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'

January 28, 2011 07:09:32 GMT


20th Century Fox found the figure of Abe in Benjamin Walker. The 28-year-old actor has signed up to tackle the lead role in "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" after his name appeared on the short list that included Adrien Brody, Timothy Olyphant, Josh Lucas, James D'Arcy and Oliver Jackson-Cohen.

Despite the fact that he is less known than Brody or Lucas, Walker reportedly elbowed his way to the front of the line in the screen tests that took place earlier this month. And he is chosen to play the famed president from the age of 20 to 55, from boyish and lanky to skilled fighter to middle-aged with trademarked beard.
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Neil Young Is 2011 Recipient of Juno's Humanitarian Award

January 28, 2011 07:00:17 GMT


Rocker Neil Young is to be honored in his native Canada for his humanitarian efforts. The singer/songwriter has been named the recipient of the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award at this year's Juno prizegiving.

The honor is given to prominent musicians who give time, money and energy to charitable causes. Young was selected for the honor primarily because of his work in co-founding the Farm Aid concert series in 1985, and founding the Bridge School for kids with severe speech and physical impairments.
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Josh Homme and Brody Dalle Expecting Baby No. 2

January 28, 2011 06:57:17 GMT


Punk couple Josh Homme and Brody Dalle are expecting their second child together. The Spinnerette singer announced the news via Twitter.com, telling fans she's due this summer.

Queens of the Stone Age star Homme wed Dalle in 2007. The couple has a five-year-old daughter, called Camille Harley.
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Andrew Garfield to Get Virtuoso Award at Santa Barbara Film Fest

January 28, 2011 06:53:18 GMT


"The Social Network" star Andrew Garfield and the man who appears to have edged him out of an Oscar nomination are both to be honored at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Garfield missed out on a Best Supporting Actor nod when the nominations were announced on Tuesday, January 25 - with "Winter's Bone" star John Hawkes receiving the surprise boost instead.

Now, both actors will receive 2011 Virtuoso Awards on February 4 in Santa Barbara, California. Also honored will be Hawkes' fellow Oscar nominees Hailee Steinfeld and Jacki Weaver, and actress Lesley Manville.
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'American Idol' Nashville Audition Finds Kelly Clarkson 2.0


January 28, 2011 06:46:53 GMT


"American Idol" producer Nigel Lythgoe once tweeted about a "really talented" 15-year-old whom they found in Nashville. His followers finally got the look of the girl he's talking about in the January 27 episode. Lauren Alaina was saved for the last and drew comparison to season 1 winner Kelly Clarkson.

Alaina sang Faith Hill's "Like We Never Loved at All" and Randy Jackson stopped her to say, "Best we've seen today". As Alaina cried in happiness, Steven Tyler said, "I think you should cry, cos you're going to make 40 million people cry." After giving the ticket to Hollywood Jennifer Lopez said, "I can't wait to see you again."
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Turning Down Justin Bieber's Movie, Davis Guggenheim Afraid to Tell His Kids

January 28, 2011 06:44:13 GMT


Oscar-winning moviemaker Davis Guggenheim is building up the courage to tell his two young daughters he turned down the chance to direct the new Justin Bieber movie. The "Inconvenient Truth" documentarian has revealed he was in the running to take charge of the pop sensation's upcoming film "Never Say Never" - but decided the project wasn't for him.

Confessing to news show Access Hollywood Live, Guggenheim reveals, "We were talking about it and I went home for dinner one night with my two daughters and I said, 'What do you think of Justin Bieber?' The two of them said, 'I want to marry him'. I haven't told them about (not) doing it; I hope they're not watching. The scheduling didn't work out. I would have loved to do it."
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Judi Dench Confirmed for New James Bond Movie

January 28, 2011 06:38:28 GMT


Dame Judi Dench has confirmed she'll be back as James Bond's boss in the much-anticipated 23rd 007 adventure "Bond 23". The British thespian has played MI6 boss M in six Bond films and she'll return for her seventh this year.

She says, "I'm looking forward hugely to working with Daniel (Craig) again and with (director) Sam Mendes, who I've only ever worked with in the theatre." The new Bond film is expected to go into production later this year and will hit cinemas in November, 2012.
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Ewan McGregor Talks to Dog in 'Beginners' First Trailer

January 28, 2011 06:36:28 GMT


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"Beginners" has gotten a trailer ahead of its limited U.S. release on June 3. The trailer, which is debuted via Apple, mixes footage from the present and past as Ewan McGregor's Oliver recalls his moment with his late father who shocked him four years ago by revealing that he is gay.

Now living only with a dog called Arthur, Oliver struggles with loneliness and a life informed by the unreliability of love. As he continues to mourn and remember both his parents, Oliver meets Anna, an exciting and captivating French woman, who inspires Oliver to move past the limits of the relationships he has known to a more surprising, more frightening, and finally more intimate love.
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Taraji P. Henson Goes Completely Naked in New PETA Ad

January 28, 2011 06:16:57 GMT


Taraji P. Henson is the newest celebrity who sheds her clothes and bares all for PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). The 40-year-old actress flaunts her toned body, standing sideways and raising one of her hands to cover her breast as she holds the tip of her hair.

She recalled how HBO documentary "I Am an Animal" changed her life and made her vow never to wear fur. She remembered crying after watching footage, "I was riveted.... Could you imagine somebody ripping your hair out, while you're still awake, fully conscious? It's ridiculous, for the sake of fashion."
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James Franco and Anne Hathaway Prepare for Oscar in Promo Videos

January 28, 2011 05:45:41 GMT


James Franco and Anne Hathaway have appeared in some ads to promote the upcoming 83rd Annual Academy Awards. The first video is not quite impressive, showing them practicing the best way to say their promotional lines but the actress still feels she is not good enough at the end.

The other promo video is funnier as it follows them preparing for the worst possible live-show disasters. The "127 Hours" star, who is nominated for Best Lead Actor at the show, lets his co-host fall during a dance mishap, but he comes to Hathaway's rescue when she has a wardrobe malfunction on stage.
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Official Trailer of Panic At the Disco's 'Ballad of Mona Lisa' Video

January 28, 2011 04:52:29 GMT


After releasing a still of "The Ballad of Mona Lisa" music video, Panic At the Disco now follow it up with an official trailer. It features drum-driven sound on the background as snippet of the video rolls in. They tease, "In life, we all abide by a certain set of rules. And as in life, there also exist rules in..."

The music video was shot in Los Angeles with their longtime collaborator 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". This band are going to make the song available for download on February 1 and will premiere the video sometime in the same month.
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Prince William and Kate Middleton Movie Coming to Lifetime


January 28, 2011 04:38:47 GMT


Lifetime is rushing the production of an original TV movie about Prince William and Kate Middleton who will get married this April 29 in London. The royal couple would be the subjects portrayed in a modern-day fairytale romance movie which production was initiated after their November engagement and is due to start February 10.

Slipping into the second-in-line-to-the-throne's shoes is little-known actor Nico Evers-Swindell who was last seen in Mel Gibson's "Edge of Darkness" as one of the state troopers. The role of Kate is yet to be cast but they have found Prince Charles in "Star Trek" actor Ben Cross.
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Richard Thompson 'Intimidated' by Bigger Arnold Schwarzenegger

January 28, 2011 04:35:12 GMT


Tough guy Arnold Schwarzenegger used to become so aggressive during his son's soccer matches he would infuriate the coach, folk singer Richard Thompson - but the musician felt too "intimidated" to reprimand the actor.

British rocker Thompson used to coach his son's soccer team in Los Angeles, the same squad which Wolfgang Schwarzenegger played on. The "Terminator" star would often turn up to watch his son play and he would offend Thompson by shouting out instructions throughout their sessions - but the musician couldn't work up the courage to ask the actor to calm down.
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Arrest Warrant Issued for 'American Idol' Alum Chikezie Eze

January 28, 2011 04:34:47 GMT


Former "American Idol" star Chikezie Eze is wanted by police after a Los Angeles judge issued a warrant for his arrest. Eze, who was sentenced to three years probation for allegedly buying cologne with a phony credit card last year, failed to appear at a court hearing on January 14.

After the no-show, Judge Marsha Revel revoked his probation and issued a warrant for his arrest, reports TMZ.com.
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Kalimba to Be Released From Jail Because Not Enough Evidence


January 28, 2011 04:34:28 GMT


Mexican singer Kalimba is set to be released from jail after a judge ruled there's not enough evidence to take his rape case to trial. The pop star, full name Kalimba Marichal Ibar is accused of raping a 17 year old in a Quintana Roo hotel in December 2010.

He was deported from America to Mexico last week after a Mexican judge issued a warrant for his arrest. He was detained in Texas and his attorney claimed he was in Texas on business and was not trying to flee.
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John Mellencamp's Estranged Wife Remains Optimist Despite Break Up

January 28, 2011 04:34:02 GMT


John Mellencamp's estranged wife Elaine Irwin is refusing to let her divorce from the rocker get her down, insisting she is embracing the "change" in her life. The veteran musician announced in December 2010 that he had separated from 41-year-old model Irwin, and filed papers to legally end their 18-year marriage earlier this month.

But Irwin, who has two children with Mellencamp, is adamant she's handling the break-up well and is ready to move on. She tells GlobalGrind.com, "The only thing certain in life is change itself. Change is good, some would say it is our greatest teacher, and I am embracing it."
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Daddy Yankee Contract Lawsuit Dismissed in Massachusetts

January 28, 2011 04:33:31 GMT


Daddy Yankee has landed a small victory in a breach of contract lawsuit filed against him by a group of U.S. musicians - a Massachusetts judge has dismissed the case because the Latin rapper has no ties to the state. Members of the Springfield Crew, a band from Springfield, Massachusetts, claim they were lured to the artist's native Puerto Rico by a producer affiliated to Yankee to collaborate on writing and recording an album.

But they claim once they arrived, they were forced to live in a tiny room with no furniture and sleep on the floor for months as they worked on new material. They also alleged they were never compensated for their efforts and accused the "Gasolina" hitmaker of copyright infringement over his 2008 song "Salgo Pa la Calle".
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Sean Connery Honored With Bronze Statue in Estonia

January 28, 2011 04:33:08 GMT


A bronze sculpture in honor of Oscar-winning actor Sir Sean Connery has been unveiled in the Estonian capital of Tallinn. The screen legend was honored on Thursday, January 27 when a bust baring his likeness was unveiled outside whiskey sampling society The Scottish Club, where members honor "Scots who have made a difference".

The $14,000 sculpture by Estonian artist Tiiu Kirsipuu was financed through private donations. British Ambassador Peter Carter attended the unveiling ceremony, telling guests "Sir Sean Connery is, without a doubt, an icon. He is variously known as James Bond or the sexiest man of the century. He's a great British actor, a great Scot actor and a great symbol for Scotland."
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Video Premiere: Wiz Khalifa's 'On My Level'

January 28, 2011 04:15:36 GMT


Wiz Khalifa continues to glorify "sticky green." This time round, the Pittsburgh rapper has a weed toast with his pals in a music video of "On My Level". The song features fellow rapper Too Short and will be a video-only track, which means that it's likely not included in his upcoming album.

He names the album "Rolling Papers" and will release it across United States on March 29. In a recent Ustream session, he insisted the title is not merely about the weed thing. "It's bigger than that," he said. "The second reason why I call it that is when I left Warner Bros. [without every releasing anything], I got my rolling papers... I was able to walk, I was able to leave, I was able to do my thing. That's another pair of papers I really needed in my life."
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'Vampire Diaries' 2.13 Preview: Daddy Issues

January 28, 2011 04:03:41 GMT


The next episode of "The Vampire Diaries" is titled "Daddy Issues" for one paternal figure makes a come back. John Gilbert's return to Mystic Falls comes as an unhappy surprise to Elena, Jenna and Damon. It was revealed in the first season that David Anders' character John aka Uncle John is Elena's biological father.

It is Stefan who brings John back to town, much to Elena's frustration. "She feels like everyone around her is against her," Nina Dobrev told Zap2It. "She has one thing in mind: she wants to sacrifice herself to save her family and her friends, and they are hell-bent on stopping her. It almost feels like everyone is against her. Now, her father comes home on top of everything, and he's in cahoots with everyone about it."
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Full Trailer for Carrie Underwood's Movie Debut 'Soul Surfer' Arrives

January 28, 2011 03:46:40 GMT


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The first full trailer for biopic "Soul Surfer" has made its way out via Entertainment Weekly. It opens with high-spirited footage featuring big waves and some youngsters having fun on the beach. The next thing seen is a tragedy that changes Bethany Hamilton's life forever, she lost her arm in a shark attack at age 13.

Her promising surfing career is derailed and she almost ditches surfing. But after getting support from others, she defies all odds to compete and win professional championships.
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Chipmunk on Why He Helps Resurrecting Chris Brown's Career


January 28, 2011 03:45:51 GMT


British rapper Chipmunk defied his advisers to record a single with Chris Brown, after he was told not to work with the troubled star. Brown hit headlines for the wrong reasons back in 2009 following a vicious attack on his then-girlfriend Rihanna, which left him with an assault conviction.

The "Kiss Kiss" hitmaker's career suffered a major slump in the wake of the scandal, but Chipmunk insists he didn't let the past tarnish their new collaboration, "Champion". He says, "Chris has had a difficult time and he's literally had to start again, accept his wrongs and apologise - and continuously apologise - to get himself back to the point where he is now. Every man makes mistakes, and it takes a real man to learn from them."
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Michael Jackson's Broken Heart Stone Is for Sale

January 28, 2011 03:41:12 GMT


A concrete slab marked with an imprint of Michael Jackson's hands, feet and signature is to go up for auction. The late King of Pop made the impression back in 1984 for a Las Vegas Walk of Fame project which never came to fruition.

The 375 pound (170 kilogram) cement block, which has been dubbed the 'Broken Heart Stone' because of a crack running through a heart shape on Jackson's left palm print, was discovered in the basement of the Riviera Hotel in 2006.
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Gay Singer John Grant Once Slept With HIV-Infected Man

January 28, 2011 03:38:02 GMT


Gay singer/songwriter John Grant unwittingly slept with a man infected with HIV at the height of his drug addiction, revealing he played "Russian roulette" with his life. The former The Czars frontman endured a long battle with drink and drugs before finally kicking his addictions in 2004.

Grant has now opened up about the hellish few years that inspired his 2010 solo album "Queen of Denmark", which was recorded in collaboration with rock band Midlake. And the rocker admits he lost control once he became addicted to cocaine.
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More Details About Sarah Michelle Gellar's New TV Series

January 28, 2011 03:32:24 GMT


Sarah Michelle Gellar fans will be seeing double when the actress returns to TV this year - she has signed up to play twins in an edgy new show. The former "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" star has stepped out of the spotlight over the last few years, taking a break to look after her daughter Charlotte, her first child with husband Freddie Prinze, Jr., who was born in 2009.

Gellar is now set to make her small screen return in her first major TV role since her time on the vampire show came to an end back in 2003. She will take on two roles in new thriller The Ringer, playing estranged twins with very different personalities.
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Lady GaGa Reveals Self-Written 'Born This Way' Lyrics in Full


January 28, 2011 03:30:21 GMT


Knowing that her Little Monsters have been itching to hear her new music, Lady GaGa generously posted lyrics of her first single "Born This Way" on Twitter in full. She wrote the song herself and contributed in the production table along with duo Fernando Garibay and DJ White Shadow.

"My mama told me when I was young, we are all born superstars/ She rolled my hair and put my lipstick on, in the glass of her boudoir/ 'There's nothin wrong with lovin who you are,' She said, 'cause he made you perfect, babe'/ 'So hold your head up girl and you'll go far, listen to me when I say'."
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Jimmy Buffet Cancels Concert Following Nasty Fall

January 28, 2011 03:29:32 GMT


Singer Jimmy Buffet has axed a concert in New Zealand as he continues to recover from a nasty stage fall. The veteran entertainer was rendered unconscious after tumbling off the stage and hitting his head on a metal ledge at the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney, Australia on Wednesday, January 26.

He was discharged from hospital on Thursday, January 27 and expected to resume his performing duties with a gig at the Auckland Viaduct on Te Wero Island on Saturday. However, he has now canceled the show to allow himself more time to heal.
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Miley Cyrus Ahead of Demi Lovato as Worst Influence

January 28, 2011 03:26:37 GMT


Disney star Miley Cyrus has been voted the world's worst celebrity influence for the second year in a row. The 18-year-old singer/actress topped AOL's JSYK.com survey in 2009 and she has now taken the dubious honor for a second time as the recipient of the 2010 title.

The award, which is voted for by youngsters aged between nine and 15, comes after a scandalous year for Cyrus, which saw her caught on camera allegedly smoking hallucinogenic legal high Salvia from a bong.
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'Glee' Creator Ryan Murphy Turns Anger to Slash

January 28, 2011 03:23:57 GMT


"Glee" creator Ryan Murphy is on the warpath again - he's taken aim at Slash for snubbing the chance to have his Guns N' Roses songs included in the hit show, branding the rocker "stupid".

The writer is currently feuding with the Kings of Leon after calling them "self-centered a**holes" for refusing to let their hit "Use Somebody" be featured on the programme. Slash revealed earlier this month that he had rejected a suggestion for a Guns N' Roses-themed "Glee" episode, saying, "We got asked about that (Glee) once already but it got turned down... Glee is worse than Grease and Grease is bad enough..."
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Ed Helms: 'Hangover 3' Won't Happen

January 28, 2011 03:17:59 GMT


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"The Hangover" star Ed Helms has warned fans not to expect a third installment in the comedy franchise - because director Todd Phillips won't "let that happen".

The moviemaker's 2009 comedy, starring Helms alongside Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis, Justin Bartha and Heather Graham, was a critical and commercial success, making a massive $467 million at the worldwide box office and winning a Golden Globe award for Best Picture - Musical or Comedy.
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Kate Hudson Confirms Pregnancy but Denies Engagement

January 28, 2011 03:15:14 GMT


Kate Hudson has spoken for the first time about her excitement over her pregnancy and dismissed rumors she's engaged to marry her rock star boyfriend Matthew Bellamy. The baby news surfaced earlier this month and was later confirmed by Hudson's mother Goldie Hawn, who told of her joy at the prospect of becoming a grandmother again.

Hudson has now opened up about her personal life in a new interview on Britain's "The Graham Norton Show", revealing she's convinced she's expecting a daughter and is already discussing possible names with the Muse rocker. The actress says, "I'm just starting to pop. We have a couple of names but we're not telling anyone. People tell you so much (about being pregnant) it drives me nuts. It feels like a girl, but I don't know. (My son) Ryder thinks it's a girl."
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Kendra Wilkinson's New Lesbian Sex Tape Teased in Pictures


January 28, 2011 03:14:50 GMT


Kendra Wilkinson has left her wild days behind when deciding to settle down with Hank Baskett but she apparently left many footprints in her past. Another sex tape of her is reportedly going to be released soon and this time she is featured with a woman, her high school friend Taryn Ryan.

As if it is not shocking enough, the sex tape was said being shot by her then boyfriend Justin Frye who appeared in Kendra's X-rated video hitting the internet in May 2010. "Kendra and Taryn started fooling around and then Kendra wanted the light turned off," a source tells RadarOnline.com. "But the camera that was recording them had night vision, so it looks like the Paris Hilton porn tape. Everything is completely clear."
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Brandy Agrees to Fix Her 'Offensive' Ganesh Tattoo

January 28, 2011 03:04:05 GMT


Singer Brandy was back in the tattoo parlour this week to modify her "phallic"-looking skin art. The R&B singer had an image of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh inked on the inside of her wrist last month and she showed it off by posting a picture on Twitter.com, prompting fans to point out the elephant-headed god's trunk resembled male genitalia.

Brandy agreed to alter the piece and her tattoo artist has now added a floral design over the trunk. The artist, Peter Koskela, tells TMZ.com, "I wanted to fix the offending tip... remove the whole phallic aspect. I told her I'd just swing it upwards."
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Cisco Adler DJing With One Hand After Nasty Fall

January 28, 2011 03:01:33 GMT


Rocker Cisco Adler was forced to DJ with just one hand at a Sundance Film Festival party earlier this week after injuring his shoulder snowboarding. The former Whitestarr frontman was set to play a set at actor Danny Masterson's Downstairs Bar in Park City, Utah, but he took a nasty fall on the slopes before the show and separated his shoulder.

In a post on his Twitter.com page on Monday, January 23, Adler wrote, "Seperated (sic) clavicle... shredding (snowboarding) over." But he didn't let his injury stop him from DJing at Masterson's event - he turned up with his arm in a sling and used his one good hand to take to the decks.
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Jennifer Lopez Accused of Copying Kat DeLuna's Music Video

January 28, 2011 02:55:28 GMT


Jennifer Lopez has been accused of stealing ideas for her new "On the Floor" music video from a promo by R&B singer Kat DeLuna, just a week after fans pointed out similarities between the two songs. The "Jenny From the Block" hitmaker debuted her new single last week, January 18, and critics have claimed the lyrics and harmonies are similar to DeLuna's track "Party O'Clock", which was released in Europe in November 2010. Both tracks were worked on by the same music producer, RedOne.

Images from Lopez's accompanying video have now emerged online and DeLuna's fans claim there are striking similarities to the "Party O'Clock" promo. Lopez's costumes and dance moves are said to mirror DeLuna's in the new clip. DeLuna has spoken out about the video furore and accused Lopez of "taking away" her ideas.
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'Charlie's Angels' Hires Minka Kelly and Rachael Taylor

January 28, 2011 02:53:11 GMT


It was reported last week that "Charlie's Angels" casting department has nabbed Annie Ilonzeh to portray one of the tough angels. TV Line now comes out with the other two casting news, saying Minka Kelly and Rachael Taylor are in negotiations and are close to strike a deal.

Kelly is the "Friday Night Lights" alumna who also had a recurring role on "Parenthood". Her character is yet to be named but it's because producers reportedly tailored it to the actress because they have had her name for quite sometime. In the original plan, Kelly is to play Marisa, "a former U.S. Marine, a weapons expert trained in all forms of hand-to-head combat and a neat freak."
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Jail-Bound Vince Neil Owes $1 Million in Unpaid Taxes

January 28, 2011 02:49:57 GMT


Prison-bound rocker Vince Neil has found himself embroiled in more trouble - he allegedly owes over $1 million in unpaid taxes. The Motley Crue frontman, who is due to serve 15 days behind bars next month, is being chased by U.S. federal authorities for debts amounting to $1,111,221, according to the Detroit News.

Neil and his wife Lia were hit with a $740,171 lien for delinquent federal taxes last April, while another $371,050 demand was filed against the couple for income taxes in December. On Wednesday, January 26, Neil pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol, stemming from an arrest in Las Vegas in June 2010.
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Casting Director Says Saoirse Ronan Joins 'The Hobbit'

January 28, 2011 02:35:58 GMT


Saoirse Ronan will possibly join "The Hobbit" adventure. She is reportedly cast in the film which is going to shoot in New Zealand after casting director Ros Hubbard let it slip out that "The Lovely Bones" starlet will be joined by her family when she is filming the movie.

"....Working with Peter Jackson is like working with a family. So they'll have a great time. Saoirse's family will go too," she said when asked by IFTN about the presence of Irish actors Aidan Turner, James Nesbitt and Ronan in "The Hobbit". "Everyone is very close and very loving on those sorts of jobs. It's not like typical studio movies at all."
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'Moment 4 Life' Music Video: Nicki Minaj and Drake Are Fairytale Couple


January 28, 2011 02:29:49 GMT


Nicki Minaj hooks up with her Young Money labelmate Drake in a newly-debuted music video for her latest single "Moment 4 Life". It all starts with fairytale story; she getting an enchanting visit from a fairy godmother, having her wish of dream shoes granted, and then sharing romantic moments with her prince charming.

"Obviously, Drake and I, we've played around so much with the whole marriage thing and stuff like that, so people have come to be kind of intrigued about us and it's where we're shooting the video together," she told MTV. "So I was like, there has to be some sort of romantic storyline. It's Drake and me."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Charlie Sheen Hospitalized Because He Laughed Too Hard


January 28, 2011 02:21:54 GMT


After all sorts of wrong reporting out there, it is eventually revealed that Charlie Sheen was hospitalized for hiatal hernia. The actor was suffering intense abdominal pain when admitted to Cedars-Sinai Hospital on Thursday, January 27 morning, but he did not have an overdose like TMZ's source said initially.

Emergency services arrived at the "Two and a Half Men" star's house after a 911 call. He was brought out on a stretcher and reportedly covered parts of his face with a towel. Sheen was rushed to the Emergency Room and two young women left his house minutes after that.
 
 
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