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February 12, 2011

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Flo Rida Joins New Liquor Ad Campaign

February 12, 2011 08:06:35 GMT


Rapper Flo Rida's love for sparkling liquor Nuvo has landed him a job promoting the brand in a new advertising campaign. The "Low" hit maker joins actress Eva Longoria as a spokesperson for the popular new alcoholic drink.

A statement released by the hip-hop star reads, "No matter what you enjoy to drink, you can never go wrong with having a Nuvo bottle at your table in the club, or at home in your refrigerator for after work or that special occasion."
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Whoopi Goldberg Regrets Not Meeting Sammy Davis, Jr. for the Last Time

February 12, 2011 08:04:28 GMT


Whoopi Goldberg has one big regret in life - missing out on the chance to party with Hollywood icon Sammy Davis, Jr. days before he died following a battle with throat cancer.

The "Ghost" actress, a self-confessed recluse who's previously battled drug addiction, was invited to join the "Rat Pack" star and his famous friends to celebrate his 64th birthday in 1990 - but she let her fear of big crowds get the better of her and chose not to attend. Goldberg was left in shock when Davis, Jr. passed away shortly afterwards, on May 16, 1990 - and she admits her party snub was the biggest mistake she's ever made.
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A Look at 'Transformers 3' Characters in Toys

February 12, 2011 07:58:15 GMT


Entertainment Weekly has got its hand on pictures from new Hasbro toys for "Transformers" film franchise. The images show new character Mechtech Leader Sentinel Prime, returning Megatron as well as Transformers-carrying spacecraft The Ark.

Sentinel Prime as well as The Ark have actually been previewed in "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" teaser trailer released in December last year. However, the filmmakers did not confirm what characters appearing in the video.
News > Music News

Trace Adkins Releases 'Brown Chicken, Brown Cow' Video


February 12, 2011 07:41:12 GMT


Another new music video coming out on February 11 is the one supporting Trace Adkins' single "Brown Chicken, Brown Cow". The video is a showcase of the puppetmasters who create the faces of TV show "Crank Yankers". The country music singer is the only human appearing in this clip before he is later replaced by a puppet version of himself.

"[It's] really creepy," Adkins told The Boot. But, he enjoyed filming it, "Doing music videos prepares you for when you get into larger productions, whether it's television or movies." He added, "What it prepares you for is the waiting part, where you're sitting around on set waiting to relight something or light the next shot. That's the most monotonous part of it. Music videos are great for that part."
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T.I. Sued for Showing Corpse on MTV's Reality Show

February 12, 2011 07:36:19 GMT


MTV is under fire once again for including a footage of a corpse in a February 2009 episode of T.I.'s reality show "T.I.'s Road to Redemption". Relatives of the dead man, Joseph Williams, complained that it was a disrespectful move done without their consent.

In the first episode called "You Are Responsible for Your Own Actions", T.I. took the viewers to The Haugabrooks Funeral Home and showed a young man's corpse whose face was blurred. The mortician said the the man was a hustler and that his parents did not know how he really died.
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Raekwon's 'Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang' Music Video Debuted

February 12, 2011 07:17:18 GMT


Raekwon's music video filmed for his latest single "Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang" has just arrived. It follows the rapper interrupting a fight between Shaolin and Wu-Tang people. "The Shaolin have nothing to fear from the Wu-Tang," so he said.

The song comes from Raekwon's new album of the same name "Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang" which is due in the U.S. on March 8. Despite the title and the music video, Raekwon insisted to Entertainment Weekly, "It's not nothing derogatory towards Wu [Tang Clan]."
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Jennifer Aniston Bought Eye Cream Recommended on 'Oprah'


February 12, 2011 07:11:50 GMT


Jennifer Aniston is trying out a new anti-aging cream after becoming wrapped up in a TV infomercial featured on Oprah Winfrey's new network - because she treats the skin trials as "science experiments".

The actress admits she can't stay away from the convincing adverts and recently rushed to purchase one particular eye-care lotion online after becoming intrigued by the product on air. She tells People magazine, "I just love that kind of stuff. It's like an experiment. I love science experiments! I was watching the Oprah Winfrey Network the other day, and of course I luck into an infomercial, and it's this thing called Timeless Secret."
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Neighbor Comes to D'arcy Wretzky's Defense in Wild Horses Case

February 12, 2011 07:08:54 GMT


Rocker D'arcy Wretzky's neighbor has spoken out in defense of the former The Smashing Pumpkins star after she was jailed for refusing to accept responsibility for her wild horses. The rocker is behind bars after missing a series of court appearances in relation to a 2009 animals running at large charge, after her horses broke free from her farm in Michigan.

Wretzky was cited for the incident but forgot to pay the fine and then skipped four consecutive court dates, leading to her arrest this week. But the bassist's neighbor, Debra Beebe, is baffled by the charge because the star's horses have only escaped from their enclosure once, and she's confident the incident has been blown out of proportion.
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Jessica Simpson Brings Her Red Carpet Fashions to Public

February 12, 2011 07:07:10 GMT


Jessica Simpson is hoping to bring her red carpet fashions to her fans - she's launched a collection of prom dresses.

The singer, who has her own successful clothing label, has teamed up with U.S. Wedding outfitters David's Bridal to release the special occasion gowns, which range in price from $139 to $229. And the blond beauty is confident there will be something for everybody.
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Casting News: Zac Efron for 'Charlie Countryman', Charlize Theron for 'Prometheus'


February 12, 2011 07:02:42 GMT


Zac Efron and Charlize Theron appear among a bunch of casting news floating around the web today. The former is set to star in "The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman" and the former is said being cast in "Prometheus".

In "Charlie Countryman", Efron will play Charlie who, after the death of his mother, heads to Europe to find himself. There he meets a girl and falls in love, but she already belongs to an insanely violent crime boss with a gang of thugs at his disposal. But that won't deter Charlie who endures one bruising beat down after another to woo the girl and keep her out of harm's way.
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will.i.am Joins His Idol Bobby Brown on Stage

February 12, 2011 06:53:02 GMT


Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am saw his childhood dreams come true on Thursday, February 10 as he shared the stage with R&B veteran Bobby Brown. The "Boom Boom Pow" hitmakers entertained crowds at their seventh annual Peapod Benefit Concert in Los Angeles, joining a string of artists such as John Legend, Ciara and Natasha Bedingfield.

But it was a performance by Brown which had will.i.am in awe, after idolizing Whitney Houston's ex-husband throughout his youth and dreaming about becoming a background dancer for the singer. The rapper and his bandmate Taboo showed off their dance moves onstage as Brown sang his hit single "My Prerogative", reports The Associated Press.
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Tony Parker Admits Divorcing From Eva Longoria Is 'Hard'


February 12, 2011 06:46:02 GMT


Eva Longoria's ex-husband Tony Parker has broken his silence for the first time since their divorce was finalized, admitting the break-up has been "hard". The "Desperate Housewives" actress ended her three-year marriage to basketball star Parker in November amid allegations of his infidelity, and their split was made official in January.

Parker reveals he's learning from his "mistakes" and has thrown himself into his career with the San Antonio Spurs to "escape" from his personal troubles. He tells French radio station Europe1, "(Divorce) was hard but life goes on. Like anyone else, I've learned that life is full of experiences, and you learn from your mistakes. And go on. No one's perfect. It's never easy."
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Finally, 'Smallville' Brings Back Lex Luthor


February 12, 2011 06:38:58 GMT


Great news comes for hardcore fans of The CW's "Smallville". After an ongoing case of "Is he or is he not?", Michael Rosenbaum has confirmed that he is set to reprise his role as villain Lex Luthor before the show ends. Saved for the last, Lex will face off Clark in the two-hour season finale airing May 13.

"I'm delighted to return for the series finale. I'm simply doing it for all of the fans out there who made Smallville the great success it is. I appreciate all of their passion, their relentlessness, and even their threats. Ha ha," Rosenbaum told TV Line just one day after it was reported that he had rejected the idea.
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David Gilmour's Son Charged for Attacking Royal Car

February 12, 2011 06:25:17 GMT


The son of Pink Floyd legend David Gilmour has been charged in connection with an attack on a limousine carrying British royal Charles, Prince of Wales during a protest in London. Last month, Charlie Gilmour was accused of violent disorder after he was caught on camera clambering over the Cenotaph war memorial in the U.K. capital as students ran riot in December.

He attended a court hearing on Friday, February 11, when it emerged he has since been charged with a second offense of violent disorder, in connection with an incident later on the same day when a car carrying Charles, Prince of Wales and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, was attacked by a mob. Gilmour is accused of being among protesters in Regent Street, where the incident occurred.
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Christina Aguilera's Divorce Will Be Finalized Next Week

February 12, 2011 06:22:04 GMT


Christina Aguilera's marriage to music executive Jordan Bratman will be officially over in April - the pop superstar filed final divorce papers on Wednesday, February 9. The "Dirrty" singer stunned the pop world in October 2010 when she split from Bratman and filed for legal separation after almost five years of marriage.

The former couple, which had a pre-nuptial agreement in place, has now reached an agreement regarding custody of its three-year-old son Max and Aguilera's lawyer, Laura Wasser, lodged the final documents in a Los Angeles court on Wednesday.
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Kelsey Grammer's Daughter Gets Married in Low-Key Ceremony


February 12, 2011 06:18:17 GMT


Kelsey Grammer's daughter Spencer has married in a low-key ceremony in New York - a day after the former "Frasier" star's third divorce. Actress Spencer Grammer wed James Hesketh at City Hall on Friday, February 11 as her proud father looked on with his new fiancee Kayte Walsh by his side, reports TMZ.com.

The new bride is Grammer's eldest child, from his marriage to Doreen Alderman. Kelsey's divorce from reality TV star Camille was finalised on Thursday, February 10. He plans to exchange vows with Brit Walsh later this month.
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First Trailer for Sci-Fi Drama 'Atlas Shrugged' Premiered

February 12, 2011 06:15:34 GMT


"Atlas Shrugged" has been previewed in a trailer. It follows Dagny Taggart who runs Taggart Transcontinental, the largest remaining railroad company in America, with intelligence, courage and integrity, despite the systematic disappearance of her best and most competent workers.

She is drawn to industrialist Henry Rearden, one of the few men whose genius and commitment to his own ideas match her own. Rearden's super-strength metal alloy, Rearden Metal, holds the promise that innovation can overcome the slide into anarchy.
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Adam Sandler Sends Heartfelt Message to Cancer-Suffering Fan

February 12, 2011 06:11:04 GMT


Adam Sandler showed off his sensitive side when he appeared on U.S. TV on Friday, February 11 and sent out a heartfelt message to one of his biggest fans, who has been diagnosed with cancer. The "Big Daddy" star ended his interview on breakfast show "Today" by sending his best wishes to 15-year-old Kevin, who has been hospitalized in Boston, Massachusetts with leukaemia.

Looking directly into the camera, the funnyman said, "Kevin, I'm just thinking about ya, I love ya, I hope you get through this as quick as possible. You're on my mind, I hope to see ya, I hope you get well quick enough to fight me, 'cause I'm waiting for ya!"
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New 'Glee' Clip of Chord Overstreet's Justin Bieber


February 12, 2011 06:08:19 GMT


While Justin Bieber is still hot on the market, "Glee" releases a teaser and a clip from the episode that will feature covers of the teen's songs. Chord Overstreet's Sam plants a scheme to win back Quinn's heart by singing Bieber's songs and the other guys who feel neglected by their love interests follow.

"We want in," says Puck who goes head over heels trying to score Lauren. "But it's a one man band," Sam responds to the request, adding the guys used to make fun of him for singing a Bieber. "That's because we underestimated the power of the Biebs," Puck admits. Sam would be joined by Puck, Artie and Mike in the band.
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'Glee' Songs From 'Comeback' Episode Flood the Web


February 12, 2011 05:54:21 GMT


Next week on "Comeback", "Glee" will cover various songs from the recent "Baby" by Justin Bieber and "Sing" by My Chemical Romance to older track like "Take Me or Leave Me" from rock opera "Rent". Ahead of the February 15 airing, some of the remixed songs featured in the episode have hit the web.

Chord Overstreet plays his take on "Baby" - the Sam Evans depicter starts a tribute band in the upcoming episode and plays a rendition of the tween hit single in the music room. The New Direction gang team up for "Sing" collaboration, and Lea Michele's Rachel Berry revamps the "Rent" song.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Rip Torn Is Working on Autobiography to Rebuild Reputation

February 12, 2011 04:50:59 GMT


Embattled actor Rip Torn is writing his autobiography in a bid to show fans he's more than just the alcoholic he's been portrayed as in the press.

The "Men In Black" star, 80, embarked on a career in Hollywood after graduating from Texas A&M University, landing roles in films such as "Payday" (1972), "The Man Who Fell To Earth" (1976) and "Cross Creek" (1983), for which he won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination. But Torn, who also enjoyed several stints on Broadway, has been hitting the headlines for all the wrong reasons of late, following his arrest for a drunken bank break-in last year.
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New 'J. Edgar' Set Photos Ft. Leonardo DiCaprio's On-Screen Lover Armie Hammer

February 12, 2011 04:50:28 GMT


More pictures from the set of "J. Edgar" have landed online, showing more actors on the set. The pictures obtained by Accidental Sexiness give a look at Armie Hammer who portrays J. Edgar Hoover's rumored secret lover as well as Judi Dench who plays Hoover's mother.

Hammer and Dench were pictured during the production taking place in Los Angeles, California on Thursday, February 10. Leonardo DiCaprio who tackles the titular role was present too, looking dapper in tuxedo. The other actors on the set also wore formal outfit to film the scene.
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'SNL' Pair Up Miley Cyrus and The Strokes


February 12, 2011 04:37:02 GMT


Miley Cyrus would be your "Saturday Night Live" host on March 5, it has been confirmed. This is the first time the "Hannah Montana" alumna takes the duty as a host but it is not the first time she is featured on the show.

"SNL" regular Vanessa Bayer debuted a skit called "The Miley Cyrus Show" last year, dressing up as the young pop star for a talk show that invites other celebrities. The skit which first saw Bryan Cranston as Miley's dad Billy Ray Cyrus, has since become a regular on the show.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Jamie Foxx Fought a Man in Hollywood Party

February 12, 2011 04:24:36 GMT


Actor/singer Jamie Foxx had to be rescued by security guards on Thursday, February 10 after he was attacked by a man at a Hollywood party featuring R&B superstar Usher. The "Ray" star was a guest at the Belvedere Red bash at Los Angeles hot spot Avalon when he became engaged in a lengthy conversation with another attendee.

According to TMZ.com, a fight erupted between the two men shortly after Usher took to the stage to perform and Foxx was reportedly placed in a headlock. Video footage obtained by the website shows club security intervening in the scuffle and escorting the unidentified male out of the venue.
News > Music News

Accused as Madonna Rip-Off, GaGa's 'Born This Way' Gets Mixed Reviews


February 12, 2011 04:21:33 GMT


Lady GaGa's newly-released single "Born This Way" receives mixed reviews from critics and fans. Many people compare the heavily-promoted song to Madonna's classic songs like "Express Yourself", but some others praised it as a "brilliant work".

DJ Riddler Houston's Hot 95.7 and Sirius/XM's BPM said to MTV, "The melody had similarities to Madonna's 'Vogue.' Then as I continued listening, the chorus sounded like 'Express Yourself.' Finally, the end with the choir chant reminded me of 'Like a Prayer'."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Ashton Kutcher: Bush Snubbed Me During Super Bowl


February 12, 2011 04:09:45 GMT


Ashton Kutcher got the privilege of getting a good seat at the recent Super Bowl XLV but he was not completely happy. The actor said that he sat right behind former U.S. president George W. Bush and his wife who were not exactly friendly to him.

In an interview with BBC Radio 1, the "No Strings Attached" star said, "I don't think he's very happy with me. He just was not very nice to me. He just kind of snubbed me a little bit." When asked what could be the reason, Kucther speculated, "[In explaining the attitude], I think I said some mean things [about Bush] during the election. I feel like he probably doesn't like me very much."
News > Music News

Benji Madden Battles Illness During Good Charlotte's U.K. Tour

February 12, 2011 04:02:19 GMT


Good Charlotte's tour of the U.K. has become a struggle for Benji Madden - the guitarist is battling a mystery illness. The pop punk five-piece are currently performing a string of dates in Britain before returning to the U.S. to continue their road trip in March.

But Madden is not enjoying his time in the U.K. - he's been feeling ill for the entire tour. Taking to his blog on Twitter.com, he tells fans, "So sick 2day, can't win on this tour, I been sick the whole time & I never get sick! Guess I do now."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Leona Lewis Plans to Launch Ethical Clothes Line

February 12, 2011 04:01:51 GMT


British pop star Leona Lewis is hoping to launch her own ethical clothing range after revealing the wacky creations she's been sporting at recent events are her own designs. The "Bleeding Love" hitmaker was snapped in a series of uncharacteristically quirky outfits earlier this week, including a pair of huge red lips as a bra and a massive bright yellow bow top, both matched with fitted pencil skirts.

A publicist for the star has confirmed to WENN that the singer has turned designer and she worked on the items herself. And Lewis, who is a dedicated animal rights supporter and environmentalist, is now eager to create her very own eco-friendly fashion collection.
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'Top Gear' Mexican Jibe Cut for U.S. Airing

February 12, 2011 04:01:30 GMT


Bosses of British motoring TV show "Top Gear" have decided to cut a scene of the hosts mocking Mexicans before it is aired in America. Presenters Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May came under fire from London's Mexican ambassador Eduardo Medina Mora after making jibes about his countrymen during a program broadcast in the U.K. last month.

In the section of the show, the presenters discussed a Mexican sports car and Hammond told viewers, "Why would you want a Mexican car? Because cars reflect national characteristics, don't they? Mexican cars are just going to be lazy, feckless, flatulent, overweight, leaning against a fence asleep, looking at a cactus with a blanket with a hole in the middle on as a coat."
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George Clooney Hires Nephew for 'The Ides of March'

February 12, 2011 04:00:54 GMT


Actor George Clooney is making sure his family keeps connected to its showbusiness roots - he's given his teenage nephew a cameo in his new movie. The Oscar-winner is the son of renowned TV host Nick Clooney, the nephew of singer Rosemary Clooney, and his cousins are actors Miguel and Rafael Ferrer.

And the star is carrying on the tradition by handing his sister's 14-year-old son Nick Zeidler the chance to appear in his latest film, "The Ides of March", which stars Ryan Gosling, Marisa Tomei, Paul Giamatti and Philip Seymour Hoffman. But Clooney didn't treat the youngster to a huge part - Zeidler had to wear a sandwich board in one scene shot in Cincinnati on Thursday, February 10.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Unseen 'Bond' Photos Discovered

February 12, 2011 03:59:53 GMT


A batch of unseen photographs by celebrity snapper Terry O'Neill, including a racy shoot featuring "Bond" girl Honor Blackman, has been discovered after almost 50 years. The unpublished images from early 007 movie shoots were found during a search of the famed photographer's archive of pictures.

One photo shows Sean Connery in a dressing room with a troupe of showgirls during a break in filming "Diamonds Are Forever" in Las Vegas. Another features Blackman - who played Pussy Galore in 1964's "Goldfinger" - standing on a beach wearing a skimpy bikini and with her character's first name etched in the sand.
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Heidi Montag Reacts to Bravo Exec's 'Hurtful' Comments

February 12, 2011 03:37:40 GMT


Heidi Montag is officially at war with Andy Cohen. The Executive Vice President of Original Programming and Development for Bravo previously tweeted "Hell no!" when Heidi's husband Spencer Pratt announced that she would be in talks to join "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills".

In his second attempt to clarify his opinion towards the casting, Cohen said on his show "Watch What Happens Live" on Thursday, February 10, "Professionally, I'm not supposed to discuss any negotiations so I have to parse my words here. That trash is delusional and I would sooner stab ...knives into my own eyes than see her on this network."
News > Music News

Video Premiere: Chris Brown & Tyga's 'Regular Girl/Wonder Woman'


February 12, 2011 03:31:10 GMT


A "Regular Girl/Wonder Woman" music video featuring best pals Chris Brown and Tyga has made its way out. In the "Regular Girl", Tyga is involved in a heated argument with his girl. Next in the "Wonder Woman", he and Breezy run into trouble with law and get busted.

"Regular Girl" is lifted from Breezy's mixtape "Fan of a Fan" which he worked with Tyga. Making its way out in May 2010 to tide fans over their new albums, the street record also lines up Kevin McCall, Bow Wow and Lil Wayne as featured guests.
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Lady GaGa Obsesses Over Her Father's Health

February 12, 2011 03:26:48 GMT


Lady GaGa worries incessantly about her father when she's on the road, insisting she can't help but "obsess" about his health.

The "Poker Face" hit maker phones her dad Joseph Germanotta daily while on tour to ensure he's looking after himself following a heart valve replacement surgery in 2009. And despite her stellar success, GaGa insists her family is still her number one priority.
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Jim Jones Is Sued Over Topless Women Footage in His Video

February 12, 2011 03:12:59 GMT


Rapper Jim Jones is at the center of a lawsuit by two women who appear topless in the promo for his song, "Summer Time".

Samantha Stotts and Sharie Johnson were filmed as they sunbathed and splashed in the sea wearing just bikini bottoms on a beach in Miami, Florida. The footage later appeared on the video for his track, "Summer Time"- and the two women have issued legal proceedings against Jones and Sony Music Entertainment for violating their civil rights.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Justin Bieber Gets Shiny Bald Head on 'Jimmy Kimmel'


February 12, 2011 03:12:16 GMT


It may never happen for real, but Justin Bieber has teased his fans on how he will look like if he cuts all his hair. The Canadian singer who is famous with his hair style let Jimmy Kimmel shave his head when appearing on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Thursday, February 10.

The idea to cut Justin's hair popped out after they received a suggestion of song's title "Jimmy cuts Justin's hair" which the host thought would be more meaningful to do rather than to sing. He then convinced the 16-year-old star to let him cut his hair. After a commercial break, they returned with Justin completely bald but he was actually wearing a bald cap.
News > Music News

David Guetta Forced to Pull Rihanna's Song From Radios


February 12, 2011 03:00:27 GMT


French superproducer David Guetta was forced to ask European radio stations to pull his collaboration with Rihanna from the airwaves, because the superstar had too many songs in the charts at the same time.

The DJ worked with the "Umbrella" hitmaker on dance track "Who's That Chick", which made the top ten in several European countries. But because the star's album "Loud" was released at the same time, Guetta's record label asked radio DJs to pull the track in favor of Rihanna's new work.
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Beyonce Confirms Participation at Glastonbury

February 12, 2011 02:56:16 GMT


R&B superstar Beyonce Knowles is "pumped" to follow in her husband Jay-Z's groundbreaking footsteps and headline Britain's biggest rock festival Glastonbury in June. Speculation started earlier this week that the "Crazy in Love" hitmaker would be one of the big acts to play to thousands of music fans at the annual event after her pal Chris Martin's band Coldplay announced its slot.

Beyonce has now confirmed the news, saying, "This really is the biggest festival in the world and I cannot wait to perform there. Everyone who attends is really appreciative of music and is in such a good mood that entire weekend."
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Dominic Cooper Replaces Joaquin Phoenix in 'Vampire Hunter'

February 12, 2011 02:51:38 GMT


"Mamma Mia!" star Dominic Cooper is in talks to replace Joaquin Phoenix in quirky new movie "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter". Bosses at 20th Century Fox are in final negotiations with the English actor to play opposite Benjamin Walker in the adaptation of the Seth Grahame-Smith cult novel, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Walker landed the coveted role of President Abraham Lincoln last month. Cooper will reportedly play Henry Sturges, who mentors and trains Lincoln in the ways of vampire hunting. "The Hurt Locker" star Anthony Mackie is also rumored to be in talks to join the cast.
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Jesse Metcalfe Cast in 'Dallas' Remake as Ewing's Nephew

February 12, 2011 02:40:00 GMT


"Desperate Housewives" hunk Jesse Metcalfe is about to join the Ewings in the "Dallas" revamp. The actor has signed up to play oil tycoon J.R. Ewing's nephew in the update of the hit 1980s soap.

He'll reportedly join Julie Gonzalo and Josh Henderson as the cast for the new show takes shape. Original "Dallas" stars Larry Hagman, Linda Gray and Patrick Duffy will revive their old roles as J.R., Sue Ellen and Bobby Ewing in the new show.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Elizabeth Taylor Hospitalized for 'Ongoing Condition' of Heart Failure

February 12, 2011 02:35:25 GMT


The reason why Elizabeth Taylor didn't attend the February 9 amfAR gala, where she was feted for her longstanding AIDS charity work, is because she is currently hospitalized. The Hollywood vet is now treated at Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for congestive heart failure, which is described as "an ongoing condition."

Her spokeswoman Sally Morrison issued a statement regarding her absence at the Wednesday event, "Ms. Taylor was hoping to attend the 25th Anniversary event of AmFAR last night [Wednesday] where she was honored by the organization. Unfortunately, the combination of the unstable weather conditions and the fact that she was feeling under the weather forced her to make the decision not to travel."
News > Music News

Aaron Carter Completes Rehab and Returns for New Album

February 12, 2011 02:34:35 GMT


Troubled former pop sensation Aaron Carter is back home working on his new album after successfully completing a month in rehab. The 23 year old checked himself into California's Betty Ford Center last month to heal "emotional and spiritual issues" in preparation of being able to "return to music and to restart his career".

His representative added, "Therefore, he has chosen to enter a facility where he feels he will get the guidance and cleansing he needs that will help him on the music journey he's about to take. He asks that everyone keep him in their prayers and that they respect his privacy at this time."
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Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth Could Team Up for 'Stoker'

February 12, 2011 02:31:36 GMT


Chan Wook-Park is collecting the best for his first English-language movie "Stoker". After casting Mia Wasikowska as a lead star, the "Oldboy" and "Thirst" helmer is about to get Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth to take roles in the upcoming project.

According to Los Angeles Times, Kidman would portray Wasikowska's India Stoker's mother. Firth, meanwhile, is offered a role of India's mysterious uncle who returns to the family after the death of the girl's father. Both actors reportedly have met with Park this week "to discuss the nuances of their roles."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Charlie Sheen Lecture Kids on Dangers of Drugs

February 12, 2011 02:27:11 GMT


Troubled actor Charlie Sheen hit a home run with a group of college baseball wannabes in Los Angeles on Thursday, February 11 when he turned up unannounced for batting practice with Coco Crisp and Milton Bradley.

The star, who is currently rehabbing after a wild night of partying landed him in hospital with a hernia, impressed students at UCLA with his hitting skills and even agreed to lecture the kids on the dangers of drugs.
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Put Under 'Medical House Arrest', Peter Jackson Skips 'Hobbit' Press

February 12, 2011 02:25:03 GMT


Director Peter Jackson was forced to miss out on the press launch of his troubled "The Hobbit" movie after he was put under "medical house arrest" following his recent surgery. The moviemaker was admitted to hospital last month to undergo an operation to treat a perforated ulcer. He was released after several days in hospital and production on the already stalled "Lord of the Rings" prequel had to be put back by a month to March to allow for the moviemaker to recover.

The movie's cast attended a press conference in Wellington, New Zealand on Friday, February 11, but Jackson was forced to pull out on strict orders from his doctor. He says in a statement, "I am under a form of medical house arrest to prevent me from overdoing it. I'm feeling these movies are going to be something very special."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Jeweler Doesn't Want to Charge Lindsay Lohan for Stolen Necklace


February 12, 2011 02:21:54 GMT


The owner of the jewelery store Lindsay Lohan is accused of stealing from did not want to press charges against her, it has been revealed in a police report. The "Mean Girls" star was officially charged with felony grand theft in a Los Angeles court on Wednesday, February 9 over allegations she stole a necklace from the Kamofie & Company jeweler's in Venice, California last month.

A police report obtained by TMZ.com on Thursday suggests the store's owner, Sofia Kaman, changed her original story in a statement, initially telling cops Lohan had put the necklace into her handbag before claiming she actually left the store with the piece around her neck. Now it has been revealed that in the same report, Kaman insisted she did not want the actress to be charged, and asked police to keep the incident out of the public domain.
 
 
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