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March 16, 2011

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Husband Claims Zsa Zsa Gabor to Be Bed-Bound

March 16, 2011 09:16:41 GMT


Ailing actress Zsa Zsa Gabor will spend the rest of her life confined to a bed at her Beverly Hills mansion, according to her husband. The 94-year-old movie veteran returned home from hospital earlier in March after she refused a second leg amputation, just weeks after part of her right limb was removed to stop the spread of gangrene.

She is now on medication to help combat bloodflow problems, but the star's husband Frederic Prinz von Anhalt has resigned himself to the fact that his wife will be bed-bound for the rest of her days. He tells The Associated Press, "We don't expect her to get better. She will be in bed for the rest of her life."
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Alec Baldwin Quits 'Men in Black 3'

March 16, 2011 09:11:33 GMT


Alec Baldwin has quit the stalled "Men in Black 3" movie due to scheduling issues. The "30 Rock" star signed up to play an MIB boss in the third installment of the alien action comedy, starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones.

Filming was initially due to begin in New York in October 2010 but was pushed back until late November 2010. Script problems have now stalled the film, and the scheduling problems have prompted Baldwin to step down.
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Died at 41, Nate Dogg Remembered by Ludacris and Other Hip-Hop Artists


March 16, 2011 09:07:29 GMT


Notorious rapper Nate Dogg has passed away. The West Coast artist, whose real name is Nathaniel D. Hale, died in his home town of Long Beach, California on Tuesday night, March 15, family members have reportedly confirmed the sad news. Initial report was made by Long Beach newspaper the Press-Telegram.

The cause of his death remains unclear, but the rapper, who was famous for his collaborations with Snoop Dogg, Eminem and Dr. Dre among others, had been struggling with serious health problems since he suffered a massive stroke that paralyzed his left side in late December 2007. Months later in 2008, he suffered yet another stroke.
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Bradley Cooper Lets Slip About Split From Jennifer Esposito

March 16, 2011 09:06:02 GMT


Movie star Bradley Cooper has broken his silence about his ill-fated four-month marriage to actress Jennifer Esposito, confessing the union "just wasn't right". The star of "The A-Team" star wed Esposito in December, 2006 but the couple's romance was over by the following spring in 2007.

Neither has spoken about the split in detail, but Cooper let slip during a probing interview with DJ Howard Stern on Monday, March 14. The actor told the host, "It was just something that happened. The good thing is, we both realized it... Sometimes you just realize it." He added, "It just wasn't right... Things happen."
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Tupac Shakur's Mom's Drug Case Postponed, Again

March 16, 2011 09:00:25 GMT


Tupac Shakur's mother will have to wait another three months before facing court over a drug possession charge - the case has been delayed for a third time. Afeni Shakur, who oversees her dead son's estate, was arrested in April, 2010 in North Carolina and charged with felony possession of marijuana. She was also charged with maintaining a vehicle, dwelling or place for a controlled substance.

She was released on $10,000 bail and due in court on Tuesday, March 15 to face the charges, but the hearing was pushed back until June 2, according to All Hiphop.com. It is the third time Davis' case has been delayed.
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Janet Jackson to Be Movie Producer

March 16, 2011 08:57:58 GMT


Pop superstar Janet Jackson is set to become a movie producer, the singer has signed a production deal to develop big screen projects. The "Nasty" hitmaker has spoken of her desire to concentrate on her acting career, but recently thrilled fans when she announced she would be hitting the road on her new "Number Ones: Up Close and Personal Tour" later in 2011.

However, Jackson isn't abandoning her film career, she has negotiated a contract with studio chiefs at Lionsgate to pick and produce a series of movies. She tells The Hollywood Reporter, "Many people forget I started out as an actor. I have been fortunate to work in the film industry, though not as much as I would like. I have a passion for storytelling, and have been doing it through my music for some time."
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New Snippets for Hugh Jackman's 'Real Steel' Highlight Some Boxing Robots

March 16, 2011 08:57:36 GMT


DreamWorks has gone viral in their effort to promote "Real Steel", releasing some new videos via WRB.com. A boxing robot, Noisy Boy, is exposed in a three-second footage which shows him practicing his jab. In another short video, the Mighty Zeus is seen fighting another robot on the ring.

Based on 1956 short story "Steel", the movie follows Hugh Jackman's Charlie Kenton, a washed-up fighter who lost his chance at a title when 2000-pound, 8-foot-tall steel robots took over the ring. Now nothing but a small-time promoter, Charlie earns just enough money piecing together low-end bots from scrap metal to get from one underground boxing venue to the next.
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Vince Neil Splits Up From Girlfriend Alicia Jacobs

March 16, 2011 08:55:34 GMT


Rocker Vince Neil's 2011 has gone from bad to worse, his girlfriend has walked out on him as the Motley Crue star's house arrest term comes to an end Neil was released from jail on February 25 after serving just 10 days of a 15-day sentence for a DUI charge. His house arrest ended last week.

The 50 year old's TV reporter girlfriend Alicia Jacobs stood by him throughout his troubles, but now she has decided to move on. In a statement, she says, "Due to the decisions Vince continues to make, it is necessary that I end our relationship of seven months. I wish him happiness and good health."
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Rihanna Puts Personal Life in Music After Her Fight With Chris Brown

March 16, 2011 08:54:34 GMT


Rihanna has given her infamous 2009 assault a positive spin, insisting the incident and its scandalous aftermath has made her a better songwriter. The "Umbrella" hitmaker was beaten black and blue by then-boyfriend Chris Brown, who is still serving his punishment for the attack, and the couple split immediately after the fight. But Rihanna insists the drama gave her an edge that she didn't have before.

She tells Vogue magazine, "It actually gave me a lot of liberation. What I mean is, I was able to tap into the personal part of my music. I started to tell stories through my music that were actually my stories. My album before that, there was still a little bit of protection, there was still an innocence to me. And what that time in my life did was kind of wake people up - it's not all a bed of roses. My life is like yours."
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Zac Efron Shows Off His Post-Bulk-Up Abs in Manhattan Beach

March 16, 2011 08:50:14 GMT


Zac Efron has bulked up while preparing to portray a marine in a new movie "The Lucky One" last year. And now the former "High School Musical" actor shows off his post-training six-pack body while out and about in Manhattan Beach, Calif.

Wearing only short denims and a pair of white sneakers, the "Charlie St. Cloud" hunk was seen enjoying a warm summer day and rolling around the beach on a skateboard in one picture. In another image, he was snapped barefoot and playfully hanging on a pole swing.
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Alexandra Burke's Brother Sold Drugs and Used Her Name

March 16, 2011 08:49:44 GMT


British singer Alexandra Burke's brother has allegedly been caught on camera boasting about selling cocaine to stars he's met through his famous sister. Reporters at Britain's The Sun newspaper claim to have obtained footage of Aaron Burke selling cocaine for $97 while saying, "I can get the best stuff - as much as you want. I get it for celebrities I've met because of my sister."

The 18 year old is also alleged to have offered cannabis to a person he thought was a new client, telling them it was a "start-off deal" as "an incentive to come back". The publication reports the "Bad Boys" hitmaker has no knowledge of her brother's alleged criminal activities.
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Lil Wayne to Appear on Limp Bizkit's Reunion Album

March 16, 2011 08:48:39 GMT


Rap superstar Lil Wayne has teamed up with Limp Bizkit to work on the reunited band's first album in eight years. The "Lollipop" hitmaker made a departure from hip-hop with the 2010 release of his alternative rock project "Rebirth", but returned to his rap roots within months after receiving mixed reviews for his efforts.

However, Wayne is trying to conquer the genre again by rocking out with Limp Bizkit on Gold Cobra. Revealing news of the collaboration on Twitter, frontman Fred Durst writes, "Oh, excuse me, sixteenth song mixed is Ready To Go featuring Lil Wayne! ...I love it."
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Jim Broadbent, 'X Factor' Won Royal Television Society Awards

March 16, 2011 08:46:16 GMT


Veteran British actor Jim Broadbent picked up a prestigious prize for his moving role in "Any Human Heart" at the Royal Television Society Awards in London on Tuesday, March 15. The "Bridget Jones's Diary" star walked away with the Best Actor trophy for his portrayal of Logan Mountstuart in the British TV adaptation of William Boyd's novel.

Former "D:Ream" star-turned-physicist Professor Brian Cox was also a big winner at the annual prize-giving, taking home two trophies. He saw off competition from Piers Morgan to win Best Presenter for his "Wonders of the Solar System" show, as well as the science and natural history trophy for the same programme.
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Nicki Minaj to Take Extra Security Next Time in London

March 16, 2011 08:41:35 GMT


Hip-hop star Nicki Minaj will be taking extra security to London when she visits Britain again after a number of run-ins with overzealous fans there. The "Your Love" hitmaker was left shocked by the efforts of her devotees overseas during a recent trip to England - because she thought Londoners were reserved and polite.

She tells Black Book magazine, "From the second we arrived in London, there were paparazzi everywhere. Kids were camped outside the hotel." Minaj reveals staff at The Dorchester were forced to erect barriers outside to keep fans from rushing at the star when she left the hotel.
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Nikki Sixx Explodes Over Nude Images' Deletion on Facebook

March 16, 2011 08:40:28 GMT


Rocker Nikki Sixx has blasted Facebook officials for deleting naked images he took of quirky models from his profile page. The Motley Crue bass player-turned-radio presenter and photographer thought fans would appreciate his arty shots when he posted them online, and he's appalled by Facebook censorship.

"I started by posting one of the photos from my book, it was actually an outtake, a way to give fans something that won't be in the book," he tells Spinner. "It was this girl, Farah, she's about 350 pounds and she saw her mother kill herself and was put out on the streets for prostitution and she ended up doing pornography."
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Rihanna Fuming After Father Sold Tales and Family Photos

March 16, 2011 08:32:02 GMT


Rihanna has taken aim at her father for selling tall tales and candid family photos to the tabloids. In a revealing new Vogue magazine interview, the Bajan beauty admits her father's actions make her question exactly what she means to him.

"It's really strange... You grow up with your father, you know him, you are part of him, for goodness sakes!" she says. "And then he does something so bizarre that I can't begin to wrap my mind around it. You hear these horror stories about people going behind people's backs and doing strange things, but you always think, 'Not my family. My father would never do that to me.' "
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Courteney Cox Isn't Ready for Dating Post-Split

March 16, 2011 08:24:19 GMT


Actress Courteney Cox is determined to work things out with her estranged husband David Arquette because she is unnerved about returning to the dating scene. The former "Friends" star announced her separation from Arquette in October 2010, but insisted the couple would continue to work on its marital problems.

Arquette has since expressed interest in repairing the relationship and now Cox admits she hasn't completely moved on either. She tells Harper's Bazaar, "If [the marriage] doesn't work out, I will have huge waves of pain about failing in that department."
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Playgirl Willing to Pay 10K Dollars for Anderson Cooper's Naked Photo

March 16, 2011 08:22:18 GMT


Anderson Cooper is apparently considered as a hot commodity these days. PopEater has brought up a report on Tuesday, March 15 that a $10,000 offer has been made by Playgirl to anyone who can provide them with a naked picture of the CNN news anchor.

Confirming the lucrative offer was the adult magazine's spokesman Daniel Nardicio. Revealing one reason why the magazine made the offer, he told the gossip site that the 43-year-old newsman has topped the magazine's list of "Top 10 Guys We Want to See Naked," which will appear in its March issue.
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Robert De Niro Supports Julian Schnabel's 'Miral' at Premiere

March 16, 2011 08:18:34 GMT


Robert De Niro, Sean Penn and Josh Brolin turned out to support to director Julian Schnabel on Monday, March 14, as he premiered his politically-charged new film at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

The movie, based on the life of Schnabel's Palestinian girlfriend, Rula Jebreal, and adapted from her 2004 novel of the same name, stars Freida Pinto as a conflicted Palestinian girl growing up in Israel.
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Report: Lindsay Lohan Offered 90-Day Term in Jail

March 16, 2011 08:05:32 GMT


Lindsay Lohan has been offered a 90-day stint in jail as part of a plea bargain agreement relating to charges she violated probation by stealing a necklace from a store, according to a new report. The actress faces a preliminary hearing on allegations she stole the $2,500 piece of jewelery from a Venice, California store and is due back in court on March 25 to determine whether there is sufficient evidence to try the case.

However, prosecutors have offered her a sentence of no more than 90 days in jail if she pleads guilty to grand theft, according to the Los Angeles Times. In court last week, the "Mean Girls" star refused to consider any plea deal and maintained she never took anything intentionally. Lohan was told by the judge that no plea deal would save her from serving jail time.
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Vanessa Hudgens Works With Cops After More Nude Photos Leaked

March 16, 2011 07:38:25 GMT


Vanessa Hudgens is bringing law enforcement to deal with her latest nude photo scandal. The "Sucker Punch" actress has her attorney Christopher Wong explaining how they are dealing with the problem soon after a number of her explicit photographs that include some images of her swapping spits with another woman surfaced.

"We are actively working with law enforcement to determine who is responsible and hold them accountable for their actions," Christopher told TMZ. On his client's reaction, the lawyer said, "Vanessa is deeply upset and angered that these old photos, which were taken years ago, continue to resurface."
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CD Listening Party of Jennifer Hudson's 'I Remember Me'

March 16, 2011 07:30:40 GMT


A week before Jennifer Hudson's new album "I Remember Me" arrives in stores, all of the songs in the CD were made available for free stream on AOL. Twelve in total, the new songs range from slow-riding tracks like "Where You At" to disco-tinged songs such as "Don't Look Down".

She plans to release the new album in the United States on March 22. The title is based on her poem which was later composed into a song and co-written by OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder. It represents her journey through the ups and downs. "I named it I Remember Me because I feel like in 29 years I have lead over four different lives," she said.
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Christina Aguilera, Cee-Lo, Carson Daly Attend 'The Voice' Press


March 16, 2011 07:02:29 GMT


On Tuesday, March 15, NBC held a press conference in Los Angeles to reveal the details of "The Voice". The event was attended by the five celebrities who will define the new show, Christina Aguilera, Blake Shelton, Cee-Lo, Adam Levine and Carson Daly. In addition, there were Mark Burnett and John de Mol who develop it from the original Dutch version.

Talking about the show, Daly said, "The level of talent that has already been found for this show, I can attest... is above and beyond, leaps and bounds beyond, the level of competition that I've ever seen on any other competition show." The host's statement is backed up by Aguilera who would be one of the mentors. "I'm not looking for vocal acrobatics, who has the biggest range of high and low. I'm looking forward to getting moved," the singer who was dressed in red said.
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Tom Hanks Is Capt. Richard Phillips in True Somali Pirate Hostage Story

March 16, 2011 06:59:52 GMT


Two-time Academy Awards winner Tom Hanks has nabbed a role of true-life hero in an upcoming Columbia Pictures film. He is attached to play Captain Richard Phillips in a movie that will retell the international incident of an American ship captured by Somali pirates in 2009, Deadline Hollywood reports.

The studio has acquired life rights to Phillips and his book, "A Captain's Duty", soon after the drama took place. Scott Rudin, Michael DeLuca, Kevin Spacey and Dana Brunetti, who previously teamed up for "The Social Network", will once again join forces to produce this untitled Richard Phillips project. Billy Ray writes the script which captures Hanks' heart, Deadline says.
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Kelly Clarkson's New Album Postponed Until September


March 16, 2011 06:36:20 GMT


Although recording session for her new studio album has been done, Kelly Clarkson won't release the CD until September this year. She posted on Facebook, "The album has been recorded but I can't release it until then [September]. I realize that is a long time but that's the best time to release it apparently so I'm sorry for the wait but I promise you it sounds great!"

Kelly recorded the last song in the album on February 25. The "American Idol" graduate shared back then, "This album was influenced by Prince, Tina Turner, Sheryl Crow, Radiohead and there's a little bit of a Country vibe/influence on a couple of songs."
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Smiley Culture Dies During Police Raid

March 16, 2011 06:15:51 GMT


British reggae star Smiley Culture has died during a police raid at his house. The singer-DJ, who had hits with "Police Officer" and "Cockney Translation" in the 1980s, passed away after suffering a stab wound after cops swooped on his home in Surrey, England on Tuesday, March 15.

In 2010, the 48-year-old, real name David Emmanuel, was charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine. It is not known if the raid is related to that case, but the U.K. police watchdog has launched an inquiry into the incident.
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Maria Bello and Michael Sheen Are Parents to Gunman in 'Beautiful Boy' Trailer


March 16, 2011 06:04:41 GMT


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The first trailer for "Beautiful Boy" has been made available for viewing pleasure, giving a preview to the indie movie which sees a tragedy from the perspective of a murder's parents. Maria Bello and Michael Sheen are portraying the couple whose lives are rocked after receiving the news that their son went on a shooting spree on his college campus before taking his own life.

Bill and Kate hopelessly try to find some hint of an explanation of their son's action. Their already strained marriage is tested as they struggle to find refuge from both the media onslaught and their mutual grief. This life-altering event forces Bill and Kate to face their feelings of guilt, rage, blame, self-discovery, and ultimately hope, so that they can finally see each other and their chance for happiness again with clear eyes.
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Teddy Pendergrass' Biopic Postponed Over Family War

March 16, 2011 05:13:06 GMT


A planned Teddy Pendergrass biopic is at the center of a new legal wrangle as the late R&B icon's son and widow battle for control over his estate. Teddy Pendergrass II and the singer's second wife, Joan, have been fighting since the star died from colon cancer in January 2010, after the two parties produced conflicting wills.

Film producer Charlie Mack began working on the project with Pendergrass before his passing, but the picture, which is in pre-production and will star singer-actor Tyrese Gibson as the soul man, has now been put on hold until the late icon's warring family members resolve their conflict.
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Tyra Banks 'Freaked Out' About Living in Dormitory

March 16, 2011 05:08:15 GMT


Supermodel Tyra Banks is getting the full college experience while studying business at Harvard University, she's living in a dorm. The "America's Next Top Model" host, who formed her own production company Bankable Productions years ago, has revealed she has gone back to school in order to sharpen her skills and better prepare herself as a leader of the brand.

"I feel I have to in order to grow my business," she tells late night TV host Jimmy Fallon. "People like Sir Richard Branson and Walt Disney, these people have created these brands and businesses from scratch. So I look to them as role models. I want to grow my company."
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Gilbert Gottfried Apologizes for Japan Jokes, Joan Rivers Comes to His Defense


March 16, 2011 05:03:27 GMT


Gilbert Gottfried has offered his apology for making jokes about the earthquake and tsunami disaster in Japan. The comedian returned to Twitter to express his regret over the mocking tweets on Tuesday, March 15, just a day after he was fired from his longtime role as voice of Aflac Inc.'s duck mascot.

The 56-year-old who gave voice to the parrot Iago in Disney's "Aladdin" first tweeted, "I sincerely apologize to anyone who was offended by my attempt at humor regarding the tragedy in Japan." He was quick to follow it up with further statement in a second tweet that read, "I meant no disrespect, and my thoughts are with the victims and their families."
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Debby Ryan Gets Her Own Disney Series, 'Jessie'


March 16, 2011 04:59:19 GMT


With Miley Cyrus graduating from "Hannah Montana" and Selena Gomez leaving "Wizards of Waverly Place", Disney is in need of a new star and a new sitcom. The mouse house has decided to launch the career of Debby Ryan who plays Bailey Pickett on "The Suite Life on Deck".

"It's been thrilling to watch Debby grow from an unknown actress to one of our top stars," said Gary Marsh, Disney Channel Worldwide entertainment prexy. Ryan is to star as the titular character of "Jessie", a sitcom about a teen from rural Texas who moves to New York and becomes a nanny to a wealthy family with four children.
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Kelly Osbourne Defends Father Against John Lydon's Criticism

March 16, 2011 04:49:10 GMT


Ozzy Osbourne's daughter Kelly Osbourne has defended her father after John Lydon labeled him a "senile delinquent", calling the Sex Pistols star "sad" and "bitter" for taking aim at her dad.

Lydon made the remarks last week when he blasted Osbourne for being a bad representative of the working class in the U.K. He ranted, "The rumors of biting pigeon heads really haven't impressed me. Ozzy acting like a senile delinquent is unimpressive... By acting like he does, he implies that we're all stupid, the working classes. We're not!"
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Jermaine Jackson's Ex-Wife Granted Trial Date Staying at Michael Jackson's Mansion

March 16, 2011 04:43:14 GMT


Jermaine Jackson's ex-wife will face off against the executors of Michael Jackson's estate in court after a judge set a trial date to decide whether or not she can be rightfully evicted from the family's California compound.

Alejandra Jackson, who was also once married to Jermaine's brother Randy, has been fighting to stay at the Jackson mansion with her children after executors requested a court order to have her removed while the home is renovated.
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New 'Scream 4' Images Feature Lucy Hale and Bloody Victim

March 16, 2011 04:40:14 GMT


A batch of new "Scream 4" pictures hit the web a month before the movie will be played in U.S. theaters. One of them gives a look at Lucy Hale, who lands a cameo role, as she holds a knife and points it to someone/something unseen.

Another image is gory and more spoilery as it shows a hung body which is likely Ghostface's victim. Sheriff Dewey and other officers are pictured examining the bloody crime scene. Meanwhile, the serial killer is featured in three other shots with one of them giving a look at Ghostface inside a room which window is stained with bloody handprints.
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Nas Believes People Misunderstand Muammar Gaddafi

March 16, 2011 04:32:42 GMT


Rapper Nas has risked sparking political controversy after airing his sympathy for Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, insisting the dictator is "misunderstood". Gaddafi has become a figure of hatred after refusing to step down amid civil unrest, violent protests and calls for him to resign from power in the Middle Eastern nation, and many world leaders have imposed sanctions on Libya as a result, in a bid to force the tyrant to listen to his people, but he has found an unlikely ally in "I Can" hitmaker Nas.

The hip-hop star claims the people of Libya need a revolution, but should be working with Gaddafi to ensure a peaceful future instead of waging war against him. He tells Misformusic Online, "I never saw Gaddafi as an enemy, like a deadly enemy that wanted to harm people for no reason. I kind of see him as someone who is misunderstood."
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Demi Lovato Reveals Inspiration Behind Wrist Tattoos, Returns to Twitter

March 16, 2011 04:19:11 GMT


Shortly after she was released from treatment facility in late January, Demi Lovato has got herself permanent tattoos on both of her wrists. The "Sonny with a Chance" star has recently spoken out about the new inks. In a new video message, she revealed that her fans are the inspiration behind one of the body arts.

"The journey that I went through and the support of my fans was so meaningful to me that I wanted to thank my fans in a way that I know can never be forgotten," the 18-year-old songstress told Cambio. "So I went ahead and I got a little heart tattoo on my wrist." Pointing to her right wrist, she said, "Together they say 'Stay Strong,' but this one has a heart."
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Keith Urban's 'Without You' Video Features Nicole Kidman


March 16, 2011 04:09:00 GMT


Keith Urban has just debuted a music video for his latest single "Without You". The country music singer filmed it at Soundstage in Hollywood with Chris Hicky sitting behind the lens. Home movie footage including his nuptials with Nicole Kidman and their intimate moment at a beach are included as well.

"We wanted to keep the video simple by trying not to be too literal with the story and making sure we compliment the song," he said. "We had a good time making it so hopefully the fans love it, too. I'm looking forward to seeing everyone out on the road soon."
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Slash Finally Plays in Osaka Concert After Japan Tsunami

March 16, 2011 03:40:36 GMT


Rock legend Slash has performed a show in Japan just days after the country was devastated by an earthquake and tsunami, which has left thousands dead. The former Guns N' Roses guitarist refused to cancel his trip to the country in the aftermath of the tragedy, which saw a massive tidal wave sweep inland and obliterate numerous towns and villages on the east coast.

He was forced to scrap three shows in Tokyo and Yokohama, but decided to fly to the country on Sunday, March 13, and go ahead with his gig in Osaka on Monday night, March 14. And the rocker has praised his Japanese fans for turning out to see him play, despite the horrific events of the past few days.
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Chris Brown Announces Another New Album at 'F.A.M.E.' Listening Party

March 16, 2011 03:39:28 GMT


Although his new album "F.A.M.E." is yet to hit the stores, Chris Brown has already planned to release another effort. During an exclusive "F.A.M.E." listening party in Los Angeles on Monday, March 14, the R&B performer said he will drop the second new CD six months after the "F.A.M.E." release.

Breezy reportedly explained that he has recorded over "400 songs" for the new albums. Back in January, he indeed hinted a possible double album, tweeting "I'm tryna make F.A.M.E album a double disc!! But not too expensive. The other disc will be called FORTUNE!!! I just got too many damn songs."
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Charlie Sheen's Porn Star Hospitalized After Suicide Attempt

March 16, 2011 03:25:29 GMT


A porn star who became famous for partying with Charlie Sheen has been hospitalized after cops were called to investigate an alleged suicide attempt. Kacey Jordan was one of five adult actresses who attended a wild bash at the "Two and a Half Men" star's Los Angeles home in January. Sheen was subsequently taken to hospital to receive treatment for a hernia.

Jordan, who reportedly underwent an abortion in February, has now hit headlines again after police were called to the Peninsula Hotel in Chicago, Illinois by staff. The actress is said to have updated her Twitter page with worrying messages suggesting she was trying to take her own life, and cops allegedly found her surrounded by pill bottles, broken glass and alcohol, according to TMZ.
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Pics: Elizabeth Hurley Films 'Wonder Woman' in Sexy Dress


March 16, 2011 03:10:31 GMT


Elizabeth Hurley began filming her part on the new "Wonder Woman" series on Tuesday, March 15 in Los Angeles' 5th street and would be back on the set the next day. A series of pictures captured the 45-year-old British actress dressing up in a sexy teal bandage dress and getting inside a Rolls Royce.

Hurley, who plays the show's villain Veronica Cale, was rehearsing her line before the director said "action". Her scene involves her character giving an interview to journalists cramping outside her car. Hurley later tweeted, "First scene in the can. Phew," before explaining, "Er.....'in the can' means 'successfully completed'.....u knew that."
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Lily Allen: People Should 'Give Peaches Geldof a Break'

March 16, 2011 03:05:14 GMT


British singer Lily Allen has defended Peaches Geldof following scathing reviews of the socialite's new TV chat show, insisting critics should "give her a break". Bob Geldof's daughter made her hosting debut when she launched new U.K. program "OMG!" earlier in March.

The show has been met with mixed reactions, with some critics slating the format as "shockingly bad". One unimpressed fan wrote to Allen on Twitter, "Lets (sic) hope that OMG show becomes 'canned Peaches' very soon... lol (laugh out loud)."
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'Long-Distance Relationship' Triggers Vanessa Hudgens and Zac Efron's Split

March 16, 2011 02:58:52 GMT


Vanessa Hudgens has blamed her busy schedule for her split from longtime boyfriend Zac Efron, revealing the couple struggled to maintain a "long-distance relationship". The "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" co-stars' three-year romance came to an end in December 2010, but rumors of a reunion surfaced just weeks later when they were spotted together in a nightclub, and Hudgens also admitted they were "figuring things out".

Hudgens has now confirmed they are definitely not back together and explained the reasons for the break-up, insisting their acting roles kept them apart. She tells Shape magazine, "Long-distance relationships are hard no matter what. When you don't have face-to-face time, it's just different. Having an iPhone helped, but it wasn't the same."
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Good Charlotte Play 'Double Dare' in 'Last Night' Funny Or Die Video


March 16, 2011 02:43:38 GMT


Good Charlotte choose to film a Funny Or Die video to support their song "Last Night". Benji Madden, Joel Madden, Paul Thomas and Dean Butterworth play "Family Double Dare", taking part in the classic Nickelodeon game show's goofy challenges like "Breakfast in Bed" and "Ready, Set, Go".

The boys are in the red team a.k.a. Cowabunga! and the Twins, facing off the blue team a.k.a. the Cheese Cutters. Unfortunately, they don't make it to the finale and are forced to watch the blue team from the sideline. Hosting the game show is former "Double Dare" host Marc Summers.
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Discussing Divorce Still Makes Eva Longoria 'Want to Cry'

March 16, 2011 02:39:05 GMT


Eva Longoria has spoken for the first time about her painful divorce from Tony Parker, revealing in an emotional interview that the split still makes her "want to cry". The "Desperate Housewives" star parted ways with the basketball player back in November 2010 and their divorce was finalized in January.

Longoria has remained largely silent on the subject of her personal life, but has now opened up about her troubles, revealing the last few months have been "very hard". She tells Allure magazine, "Every time I talk about it, I want to cry. It's been hard. Very hard. I'm just trying to get through it as gracefully as possible without any drama."
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New 'X-Men: First Class' International Trailer Focuses More on Magneto

March 16, 2011 02:37:55 GMT


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Another sneak peek video for "X-Men: First Class" has been debuted to tide fans over the release of the movie. Dubbed in Russian, the new international trailer has more footage with Michael Fassbender's Erik Lensherr.

Young Erik is seen expressing his frustration with his mutant powers, while his softer side is exposed when older Erik sheds some tears in another scene. Also, there is a glimpse of Erik getting ready to do his thing while donning the early Magneto helmet.
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Preview of 'Glee' April Return: Holly and Will Are Dating


March 16, 2011 02:23:09 GMT


Done with the Regionals, "Glee" is taking a break only to come back in April. New Directions is now setting their eyes on Nationals where Vocal Adrenaline and Charice's Sunshine Corazon are expected to be.

From the preview, viewers learn that Will and Gwyneth Paltrow's Holly Holliday are dating. When speaking about the momentum between Will and Holly in episode "Sexy", Matthew Morrison told EW, "By the end of the episode, we kind of get together. She has to leave again but there's a possibility of a future between Will and Holly."
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Pics: Justin Bieber Goofs Around With His Wax Figure


March 16, 2011 02:15:49 GMT


Teen heartthrob Justin Bieber has got the chance to stand next to and strike playful poses with his very own wax figure. The "Baby" hitmaker took some time off his My World Tour in Europe on Tuesday, March 15, and stopped by Madame Tussauds in London for the unveiling ceremony of his life-like replica.

At the special event, the 17-year-old singer pretended to box with as well as hugged his likeness, which is dressed in a red and black checked shirt and black jeans, for the press. Of the waxwork, he said, "It's pretty incredible to see." He was quick to add a joke, quipping "As you can see, you know, I'm at least six feet taller than this guy."
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Bob Dylan to Play First Concert in Vietnam

March 16, 2011 02:09:55 GMT


Bob Dylan is preparing to play his first ever gig in Vietnam, nearly 50 years after his songs became anti-war anthems as conflict raged in the Asian country. The folk legend rose to prominence in the 1960s at the height of the Vietnam War, and a number of his hits, including "Blowin' in the Wind" and "The Times They Are a-Changin", were adopted by campaigners opposed to the military action.

He is now set to play his first concert in the county as part of his Asian tour, which will also see him perform in China. Dylan's show in Vietnam will take place at a stadium in Ho Chi Minh City on April 10.
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Edward Norton's Site Influences People to Help Japan Crisis Victims

March 16, 2011 01:57:45 GMT


Actor Edward Norton is using the power of his Crowdrise website to help relief efforts in tsunami-hit Japan. The "American History X" star founded the site in 2010 to pull together fans and other celebrities to co-ordinate fund-raising efforts for a range of charities.

Organizers have now turned their attentions to aid efforts in the Far East following Friday's, March 11, devastating double blow of a 9.0-magnitude earthquake and a massive tidal wave in Japan. A statement posted on the website's homepage reads, "Now is the time to Crowdrise."
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David Slade to Make New 'Daredevil' Movie With 'Born Again' Story


March 16, 2011 01:51:00 GMT


New "Daredevil" movie is taking shape with a helmer attached to it. Variety reports David Slade has been tapped to direct the upcoming project which was picked up by 20th Century Fox and Regency in early 2010, but The Hollywood Reporter (THR) says Slade is still in talks for the gig.

The untitled Daredevil project will be more a continuation of the "Daredevil" saga and will not contain material from 2003 "Daredevil, The Movie" which was directed by Mark Steven Johnson. Thus, Fox points out that the new project "shouldn't be considered a reboot."
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Black Eyed Peas Send Prayers to Japan in 'Just Can't Get Enough' Video

March 16, 2011 01:49:11 GMT


In the wake of the recent earthquake and tsunami which destroyed Japan, Black Eyed Peas dedicate their soon-to-be-premiered music video for their single "Just Can't Get Enough" to the victims of the natural disaster. The Hip-Hop group filmed the video in Tokyo during their brief stay in the city, a week before the tremor.

"It was the easiest video I ever shot because it was us living our lives," Stacy Ferguson told Entertainment Tonight. "I love that it's showing a true perspective of how it can sometimes be lonely on the road away from our loved ones. It also demonstrates the love and connection we have with Japan. Our heart goes out to all of the Japanese people who have been affected by this natural disaster."
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Stunt Expert of 'The Dark Knight' Cleared of Safety Violation Charge

March 16, 2011 01:45:35 GMT


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An Oscar-winning stunt expert has been cleared of allegations that health and safety violations led to the death of a cameraman during the making of "The Dark Knight". Conway Wickliffe, 41, was killed on the set of the "Batman" movie in Surrey, England in 2007 after the vehicle he was traveling in hit a tree during the rehearsal of an action sequence.

The father-of-two, who suffered severe head injuries and died at the scene, was said to have not been strapped down during the stunt and special effects boss Christopher Corbould went on trial accused of failing to ensure his safety.
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First Look of New 'Charlie's Angels' via On-Set Photos

March 16, 2011 01:42:47 GMT


The new line-up of "Charlie's Angels" are in the middle of filming the revamped TV version which pilot has been picked up by ABC. On Tuesday, March 15, Minka Kelly, Annie Ilonzeh and Rachael Taylor were spotted filming an action scene in a Miami dock.

Ilonzeh, who plays "a very smart and very athletic ex-cop and a master of martial arts" named Kate, was seen jumping off a yacht fully-clothed and carrying gun. Taylor aka the con artist of the group and Kelly the weapons expert also filmed a wet scene on the same day. During breaks, the actresses were wrapped in robe and boots, eating and walking their dogs.
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Seann William Scott Voluntarily Checks Into Treatment Center

March 16, 2011 01:28:08 GMT


Seann William Scott has entered himself into a treatment facility. His representatives have just informed People magazine that the actor best known for his role as Steve Stifler in the "American Pie" series is seeking help to deal with "health and personal issues".

"Seann William Scott has voluntarily admitted himself for proactive treatment to address health and personal issues," explained the reps in a released statement. "He appreciates the support of his many fans at this time."