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March 18, 2011

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Amanda Holden Returns to 'Britain's Got Talent' on Mother's Day

March 18, 2011 09:44:03 GMT


Actress Amanda Holden's return to her TV commitments after losing her unborn baby will be especially poignant - she's set to film the final audition stages of talent show "Britain's Got Talent" on the U.K.'s Mother's Day.

Holden was seven months into her pregnancy with her second child, a boy, when it stopped moving at the beginning of February and was later stillborn. The star had completed taping the audition stages of the hit British show at the time of the tragedy, and pulled out of all work commitments to mourn with her partner Chris Hughes.
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Jessica Simpson Confides in Mom to Run Fashion Business

March 18, 2011 09:37:59 GMT


Jessica Simpson relies on her family to ensure the success of her fashion venture - she sends her creative director mum to represent her at meetings. The star has built up a business empire with her shoe, handbag, denim, swimwear and fragrance lines, and retail sales of her products boomed in 2010 - with experts estimating her business will soon have a $1 billion turnover.

But Simpson admits her lucrative lines aren't all down to her - she has appointed her mother Tina Ann as creative director and relies on the matriarch to make all the important meetings she's too busy to attend.
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Report: Peaches Geldof Completely Naked in New Photo

March 18, 2011 09:34:29 GMT


Bob Geldof's wildchild daughter Peaches Geldof is embroiled in a new naked picture scandal, exactly a year after nude snaps of the star were posted online. The TV personality hit headlines last March 2010 when rude photos appeared on the internet alongside a story from a man who claimed to have had a night of passion with the Brit in 2009.

Now, a year after her last scandal, Geldof has hit the headlines in her native U.K. again following the release of a series of new risque pictures, including one where the star is completely naked across a car bonnet in broad daylight.
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Man Arrested While Chris Moyles Attempted to Break Record

March 18, 2011 09:30:43 GMT


A man has been arrested for bursting through security at Britain's BBC Radio 1 headquarters as host Chris Moyles attempted to break the record for the longest show in the station's history. The U.K. radio superstar has raised more than $1.6 million so far for charity Comic Relief after staying on air since Wednesday, March 16 morning.

But cops had to be called to the Radio 1 headquarters in London after an intruder stormed past security in an alleged attempt to reach Moyles on Wednesday night. A 26 year old was arrested after damaging property at the building, according to Britain's Daily Mirror. A police spokesperson has confirmed a man was taken into custody.
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Bryan Adams Hopes Rockers Plan Live Aid for Japan

March 18, 2011 09:23:51 GMT


Canadian rocker Bryan Adams is hoping one of his high-profile peers puts together plans for another Live Aid to help the earthquake and tsunami survivors in Japan. Adams was a part of 1985's Live Aid supergig and has since performed at a number of big-name charity concerts, and he's waiting to get the call to be part of a show to help raise funds for relief in Japan.

"I'm wondering when someone is going to put something together for Japan...," he says. "It would be great if the rock community got together for Japan because Japan has given so much to all the rockers over the years. Everybody has spent time there."
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Kylie Minogue Beckoned Spanish Boyfriend to Stage and Kissed Him

March 18, 2011 09:22:50 GMT


Pop superstar Kylie Minogue showed her love for Spanish boyfriend Andres Velencoso in front of thousands of fans when she stopped a show to give the hunk a smooch. The "Spinning Around" hitmaker was on stage thrilling fans at the Palau Sant Jordi venue in Barcelona, Spain at the weekend when she spoke in her model boyfriend's native Spanish, saying, "I'm so happy to have family here tonight, especially someone. My cupid boy."

The singer then searched the crowds for her man, who was blowing the Aussie beauty kisses from his seat. However, Minogue demanded the real thing - and beckoned her boyfriend up to the side of the stage for a romantic kiss, while her fans applauded.
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David Beckham Appeals Cheat Accusation

March 18, 2011 09:21:32 GMT


Soccer superstar David Beckham has lodged an appeal to overturn a judge's decision to dismiss a libel lawsuit against magazine editors who published allegations he cheated on his wife Victoria Adams with a hooker.

In February, Beckham was dealt a blow as his $24.8 million suit over an In Touch article detailing prostitute Irma Nici's claims she bedded the star in 2007 was thrown out by U.S. District Judge Manuel Real. He ruled that Beckham's legal team had failed to produce evidence editors published the story with malice.
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Matthew Morrison to Direct 'in Third Season' of 'Glee'

March 18, 2011 09:15:10 GMT


Matthew Morrison is stepping behind the camera on the set of "Glee" to direct a handful of upcoming episodes of the TV hit. The Broadway star has become a household name as teacher Will Schuester on the show, and now he's eager to do more than just show off his singing and dancing skills.

He tells The Hollywood Reporter he will direct "definitely in the third season." And he has realized his directing dreams early, Morrison recently revealed he was determined to get behind the camera before he turned 40. The 32-year-old said, "I want to push it until I'm 40. Then, I'd love to get behind the camera, produce films and be more involved in the storytelling process."
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Charlie Sheen Adds Canada to 'Violent Torpedo' Tour

March 18, 2011 09:12:42 GMT


Troubled actor Charlie Sheen is going to bring his live tour to Canada. According to The Hollywood Reporter, "Charlie Sheen's: Violent Torpedo of Truth/Defeat Is Not an Option" has added 12 additional cities. Out of the 12 new stops, the former "Two and a Half Men" star is expected to visit two locations in the North American country.

An inside source told THR that one of the Canada gigs will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 2. The Vancouver Sun, additionally, reported that the other show in Canada will take place at the Massey Hall in Toronto on April 14. Meanwhile, the new U.S. show will include a performance at the Verizon Wireless center in Houston, Texas on April 26. The dates will be formally announced shortly.
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Video: Wiz Khalifa Performing at 2011 mtvU Woodie Awards

March 18, 2011 09:00:38 GMT


Footage of Wiz Khalifa performing at 2011 mtvU Woodie Awards on Wednesday, March 16 has just hit the web. The Pittsburgh rapper performed two songs, his claim-fame single "Black and Yellow" and its follow-up "Roll Up". He took home Woodie of the Year honor that night, winning over The Black Keys, B.o.B, Arcade Fire and LCD Soundsystem.

"First of all, what up to the entire Taylor Gang? I'd like to thank my whole following, everyone who been down with me and got me to this point, supporting me from day one through everything I been through," he said. "Of course, Benjy [Grinberg], CEO of Rostrum Records, everyone who been down with me. Of course, Pittsburgh, my city. I love my city."
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Video: Lea Michele and Ashton Kutcher Kissing for 'New Year's Eve'

March 18, 2011 08:58:55 GMT


Lea Michele and Ashton Kutcher are going to hook up in "New Year's Eve" as they have been spotted making out to film their scene for the movie on Tuesday, March 15. The twosome were seen sharing a kiss during the production set on the streets of Manhattan, New York City.

Both Michele and Kutcher covered themselves in winter attires which include coats and scarfs among others. The male actor, additionally, grows his beard for his role. He reportedly portrays a guy who hates New Year's Eve, while the "Glee" star plays a back up singer for Jon Bon Jovi who is also billed to star in the movie.
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Will Smith Donates Apple Laptops to a High School in Philadelphia

March 18, 2011 08:58:35 GMT


Hollywood star Will Smith has donated 29 computers to a high school in his native Philadelphia, Pennsylvania after learning thieving students had stolen high-tech equipment. The generous superstar is giving West Philadelphia High School top-of-the-range Apple laptops through his charity The Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation, which helps raise funds for needy communities.

Sixty PCs were stolen from the school last month, February 11, and two students have since been charged with the theft. But cops only manged to recover 30 computers.
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Jane Seymour Will Present Royal Wedding News for U.S. TV

March 18, 2011 08:56:25 GMT


British actress Jane Seymour and rock matriarch Sharon Osbourne have been recruited to cover the royal wedding in London in April for sister U.S. news shows "Entertainment Tonight" and "The Insider".

Former Bond girl Seymour has become America's go-to celebrity for insider royal gossip, she covered Sarah Ferguson's wedding to Prince Andrew for breakfast show "Good Morning America", and has made it clear she wanted to send back gossip and news from Prince William's nuptials.
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Steve Martin Resigns From Stand-Up Comedy

March 18, 2011 08:21:12 GMT


Funnyman Steve Martin is adamant he will never return to stand-up comedy, because he no longer has the stamina to keep up with the "young man's gig". The 65-year-old "Father of the Bride" star began his career on the live comedy circuit in the 1970s and went on to land guest spots on top U.S. shows "Saturday Night Live" and "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" starring Johnny Carson.

But he decided to turn his back on the industry after making a name for himself in Hollywood, and Martin insists he has no desire to stage a comeback because the life of a stand-up comic is too lonely.
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Barry Weiss Takes Over L.A. Reid's Record Label


March 18, 2011 08:13:26 GMT


Music mogul L.A. Reid has handed over the reigns of his record label to Britney Spears' boss Barry Weiss after signing up to be a star judge on Simon Cowell's "The X Factor". The record executive and producer, who gave Usher and Justin Bieber their big breaks, is taking a seat on "The X Factor (US)", and he has quit his job as chairman and CEO of Island Def Jam and Universal Motown to concentrate on his new TV mentor role.

Replacing him will be Weiss, who joins the label after several years in charge of Jive, the label in charge of Spears, Justin Timberlake, Jamie Foxx, Kelly Clarkson and Kings of Leon. Lucian Grange, chairman of the Universal Music Group, says, "Throughout his career, Barry achieved that rare and delicate balance between managing artistic needs and the realities of the business."
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Solange Knowles and Son Raise Money for Japan Earthquake Victims

March 18, 2011 08:09:52 GMT


Solange Knowles has been inspired by her young son's artwork to launch a collection of items designed specifically to raise money for the Japanese disaster relief fund. Beyonce Knowles' younger sister woke up to the news of last Friday's, March 11, double devastation and watched in horror with six-year-old Julez as footage of the tragedy aired on local news channels.

And the kid was so moved by the earthquake and tsunami, his mum decided to help the youngster create products to sell around their Los Angeles neighborhood. She tells WENN, "Me and my son, we are on the west coast still, we woke up on the morning of the earthquake and tsunami, at around six o' clock that morning, and were watching it on television."
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Pictures: Katy Perry Live in Concert at HMV Hammersmith Apollo, London

March 18, 2011 08:06:56 GMT


After rocking Amsterdam on March 15, Katy Perry resumed her California Dreams tour on March 17 at HMV Hammersmith Apollo in London. The "Firework" singer strutted her stuff, singing a number of her own tracks and some cover songs. She underwent various costume changes including a cupcake dress and a pink tutu dress with a candy striped bodice and red heart neckline.

In between the performances, Katy chatted with the concertgoers. She let slip one of her guilty pleasures, admitting that she has a penchant for trashy British TV shows "The Only Way Is Essex" and "My Big Fat Gyspy Wedding". However, she confessed she had no clue what the stars of the shows were saying due to their strong accents.
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Ex-Boyfriend Brands Audrina Patridge 'Heartless'

March 18, 2011 08:05:50 GMT


Corey Bohan apparently isn't taking his break-up with Audrina Patridge well. The Australian BMX racer has recently taken to his Twitter to make public how he really feels toward the former star of "The Hills" post-the split. Posting a series of Twitter rants, he branded her in several tweets a "heartless" woman.

Most of Corey's tweets were filled with expletive, but were quickly deleted. An earlier tweet read, "Time 2 pick up the pieces & stop being so sad! Some woman will always be empty & rotten from the inside out." His final posting read, "A girl that's told yes by everyone surrounding them grows up to be a heartless closed off insecure individual."
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BIO Is Also Doing Charlie Sheen Documentary

March 18, 2011 08:01:45 GMT


Charlie Sheen and his controversies are deemed the perfect rating-puller for BIO channel. The AETN-owned network will air "Bad Boy on the Edge" Sunday, March 20 at 9 P.M. ET, just one hour before TLC airs an hour-long documentary called "Charlie Sheen: On the Brink."

BIO's version will also be one-hour long. According to The Hollywood Reporter, "Bad Boy" includes news footage from a network sit-down as well as interviews with friends and experts. In this case, the network sit-down would be Sheen's interview with ABC's correspondent Amanda Canning after he went on a rant about "Two and a Half Men" creator Chuck Lorre. As for his "friends", there will be among others, adult film actress Capri Anderson, Bret Michaels and Danny Bonaduce.
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Lupe Fiasco Breaks Off His Performance in Texas

March 18, 2011 08:00:17 GMT


Rapper Lupe Fiasco has been forced to pull out of an appearance at the South By Southwest festival in Texas on Thursday night, March 17 after falling ill. The hip-hop star was due to play his first show since scoring his first U.S. number one album with "Lasers" on Wednesday, March 16, but he has had to cancel the gig due to vocal problems. In a post on his Twitter.com page, he writes, "dr still has me on voice rest...won't be (at) sxsw."

Another headliner, Cee-Lo Green, has also axed his slot at Austin's annual music and arts event. Singer Janelle Monae and Airplanes hitmaker B.o.B. will step in to replace the pair, sharing the stage with rap sensation Wiz Khalifa.
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Christopher Lee Narrates for Tim Burton Tribute Film

March 18, 2011 07:42:54 GMT


Horror legend Sir Christopher Lee has narrated a special animated film tribute to his moviemaker pal Tim Burton.

"The Lord of the Rings" star is the star of writer/filmmaker Brian Joseph Ochab's stop-motion picture "Tim", which was inspired by the "Alice In Wonderland" director's first short film "Vincent", narrated by another horror movie icon, Vincent Price.
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Matthew Fox Takes Villainous Role in 'I, Alex Cross'

March 18, 2011 07:18:13 GMT


Matthew Fox has allegedly decided to join "I, Alex Cross", a film based on James Patterson's novel of the same name. Deadline reported the 44-year-old actor will be portraying a villain called Michael Sullivan, one of the best assassins in the novel and the one who kills for money and thrills, rather than playing a good guy like what he did in "Lost".

Matthew's bad guy character, also known as the Butcher of Sligo, gets furious after one of his murders is almost thwarted by Detective Cross. He makes his retribution personal by killing the detective's wife in gruesome fashion.
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Rihanna NOT Dating Colin Farrell

March 18, 2011 07:02:09 GMT


Contrary to what have been circulating on the web, Rihanna is not dating Colin Farrell. Words of a potential hook-up between the two stars have been swirling around for weeks, but it was fueled even more last Wednesday night, March 16, when they were both spotted at an Italian restaurant in Los Angeles.

Suggesting that the Barbadian beauty and the Irish actor were enjoying a romantic dinner at the time was Hollywood Life. In its report, the gossip site wrote, "The two stopped by Giorgio Baldi in Santa Monica, an intimate Italian restaurant, and were careful to leave at separate times so as not to be photographed together. Sneaky!"
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Kate Middleton's Lingerie-Style Dress Sold Over 125,000 Dollar

March 18, 2011 07:00:25 GMT


The sheer Charlotte Todd dress bride-to-be Kate Middleton wore as part of a 2002 university fashion show has sold at auction for over $125,000.Reports suggest Prince William first fell for the brunette when she strutted her stuff on the catwalk in the see-through lingerie-style dress. The item was the highlight of the Kerry Taylor Auctions Passion for Fashion sale on Thursday, March 17.

Todd, who has never met Middleton in person, tells People.com she designed the dress as part of her St. Andrews University course work and had no idea she would become part of the royal dating story. She says, "Everyone says that the fashion show was when the romance started and when she (Middleton) bagged her prince, so a small part of me will always be part of royal history. It's madness."
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Jennifer Lawrence to Play Katniss Everdeen in 'The Hunger Games'

March 18, 2011 06:56:55 GMT


Oscar nominee Jennifer Lawrence has landed the most coveted role in Hollywood after signing on to star in the movie adaptation of Suzanne Collins' bestseller, "The Hunger Games".

The "Winter's Bone" star has been cast as Katniss Everdeen in the film, according to movie news website TheWrap.com. Lawrence reportedly beat fellow 2011 Oscar nominee Hailee Steinfeld to the role in the saga of battling teenagers.
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The Game's New Song 'All Doggs Go to Heaven' (Tribute to Nate Dogg)

March 18, 2011 06:09:13 GMT


Soon after Nate Dogg's sudden passing, The Game hit studio and recorded a tribute song for the late rapper. It's titled "All Doggs Go to Heaven" and includes a sample of Dogg's catch phrase "Hold up!" from Dr. Dre's "The Next Episode". The track narrates Game's relationship with Dogg and recalls his most cherished moments with him.

DJ Skee debuted the song on March 17. He wrote on his official site, "Game put together a tribute to Nate last night (produced by Don Cannon) that we are sharing with the world now. R.I.P. to the founder of G-Funk, the king of Hooks, and one of the most influential and overlooked artists of our generation, Nate Dogg. We all you homie..."
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Flirty Emma Watson Kisses Co-Star for Lancome Ad

March 18, 2011 06:08:18 GMT


Being the new face of Lancome apparently gives Emma Watson a chance to get cozy with a male co-star. On Wednesday night, March 16, the "Harry Potter" actress was spotted acting flirty and sharing kisses with French actor Cyril Descours as they filmed romantic scenes for the cosmetics brand in Paris, France.

For the shooting that took place on Ile Saint-Louis, the 20-year-old beauty rocked bright red lips and wore a strapless peach chiffon dress, a black biker jacket and a pair of peep-toed shoe boots. Some photos from the set capture the moment she flirtatiously switches her hat between her head and Cyril's. Some others display Cyril helping her to cover her bare legs with a blanket in between takes.
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Video: Black Eyed Peas Pay Tribute to Japan on 'American Idol'

March 18, 2011 04:48:09 GMT


Black Eyed Peas visited "American Idol" on the result-show night on March 17, performing their latest single "Just Can't Get Enough". "This song is about love and strength and is dedicated to our friends in Japan," will.i.am said from his seat behind a white grand piano.

Stacy Ferguson aka Fergie sat on top of the piano, kicking in the first verses of the dance track. She and will.i.am then proceeded to move to the center stage and were joined by Taboo and apl.de.ap halfway through the set.
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Reps Confirm Joe Jonas and Ashley Greene's Break-Up

March 18, 2011 04:30:10 GMT


Joe Jonas and Ashley Greene have indeed ended their romance. Representatives for both the Jonas Brothers member and the "Twilight Saga" beauty confirmed their split to the press soon after words of the break-up surfaced. "We can confirm they both have parted ways and have no further comment," so said the reps.

While their reps didn't go to the details, Us Magazine reported that before they parted ways for good, the former couple have once called it quits. "They broke up shortly before her birthday, then got back together," said one insider. On what made the two finally decided to kill the romance, the source claimed, "Joe wasn't that into it."
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Art Garfunkel Predicts a Comeback in 2011 Post-Ailment

March 18, 2011 04:26:07 GMT


Art Garfunkel has given Simon & Garfunkel fans something to cheer about, he predicts he'll be well enough to hit the road again with Paul Simon at the end of 2011. The legendary duo was forced to scrap dates on their 2010 Old Friends tour of North America when "Bright Eyes" singer Garfunkel was diagnosed with vocal cord paresis.

He has been rehabbing his voice ever since and now admits he's beginning to get his tone back. Of his return to the stage, Garfunkel tells Billboard, "Late 2011, I feel in my bones, in my cells, that that's the scenario. At the rate the voice is coming back, I should be in pretty good shape by, as the corporations say, the fourth quarter of 2011."
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Bradley Cooper and Garrett Hedlund Rumored for New 'Daredevil' Film

March 18, 2011 04:24:14 GMT


After David Slade was reported to direct new "Daredevil" movie, the talks now move on to who will portray the title character. Rumor has it, Bradley Cooper ("Limitless") and Garrett Hedlund ("On the Road") are setting their eyes on the coveted role.

Showbiz Spy (via Comic Book Movie) reported that Cooper is the hot favorite to play the blind crimefighter. "This will be very different to Ben Affleck and his go at Daredevil on film," a movie insider told the site. "Daredevil is an exciting character and a unique challenge for an actor. Bradley is top of the list of actors to take the lead role and it sounds like he's interested."
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'Office', 'Parks and Recreation', 'Community' Renewed

March 18, 2011 04:21:34 GMT


Some of NBC's Thursday comedy line-up have received the good news. The Peacock is renewing "The Office", "Parks and Recreation" and "Community" for the 2011-12 television season. "I am so pleased to renew these three outstanding comedies which are all at the top of their game creatively," said Bob Greenblatt, chairman of NBC Entertainment.

"The Office", for one, has survived seven seasons and would be crossing its fingers that viewers will keep watching the show even after Steve Carell is gone. The comedy averages 7.7 million viewers and delivers a 4.0 rating in the adults 18-49 demographic this seventh season.
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Paramedic Helped Jim Sturgess in 'The Way Back'

March 18, 2011 04:15:16 GMT


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Actors Jim Sturgess and Ed Harris had a medic on standby while shooting scenes for "The Way Back (2011)", because chemicals used to create a fake blizzard burned their eyes. The pair spent weeks filming in grueling conditions in the Sahara desert for the movie, about a group of prisoners who trek to India after escaping from a Russian jail during World War II.

A special high-powered snow machine was used to re-create the icy conditions faced by the men, and Sturgess reveals the pain he and his co-stars suffered as they shot take after take. He tells Total Film magazine, "In the film we get caught in a snowstorm and it was worse than being in a real one."
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Charlie Sheen Still Sells Out Tour Tickets

March 18, 2011 04:13:19 GMT


TV star Charlie Sheen is still selling out on tour, all seats for his one-man show at New York's Radio City Music Hall have been picked up twice over. Sheen was forced to add a second night at the fabled venue when tickets for his first April show sold out in minutes. The second show sold out just as fast.

Sheen now has sell-outs in Columbus, Ohio; Wallingford, Connecticut, and Boston, Massachusetts, as well as Detroit and Chicago, the first two dates he announced for the "Charlie Sheen Live: My Violent Torpedo of Truth/Defeat is Not an Option" tour.
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Mel Gibson Books Battery Charges Formalities

March 18, 2011 04:00:45 GMT


Embattled actor Mel Gibson made his simple battery charge official on Wednesday night, March 16, after completing the booking formalities at a Los Angeles police station. The "Braveheart" star was formally charged with the misdemeanor in court last Friday, March 11, and was sentenced to three years probation and a year of counseling after pleading no contest to the count.

The charge stemmed from accusations filed against him by his ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva, who claimed Gibson attacked her during a heated argument in January 2010.
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Lil Wayne Sets May 16 as 'Tha Carter IV' Release Date

March 18, 2011 03:54:53 GMT


Lil Wayne has revealed when his first post-prison studio album "Tha Carter IV" will come out. The Young Money rapper broke the news to MTV before he kicked off his "I Am Music II" tour opener in Rhode Island on March 16.

" 'Tha Carter IV' is done. All they need to do is tell Tez [manager Cortez Bryant] to stop sitting on it," he said. "It can come tomorrow 'cause I'm so finished, but you know Tez likes to sit on stuff... 'Tha Carter IV' will be dropping May 16. If you're not doing anything, do me."
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Rebecca Black Feels She's Being 'Cyberbullied'


March 18, 2011 03:51:14 GMT


Rebecca Black has finally spoken out about the backlash over her first single "Friday". In her first interview since becoming the newest Internet sensation, the 13-year-old aspiring singer confessed to The Daily Beast, "Those hurtful comments really shocked me. At times, it feels like I'm being cyberbullied."

Setting the record straight, the Orange County, California, eighth grader also stressed that she "didn't write it at all". She then explained why she chose to record it in the first place, "The other song was about adult love - I haven't experienced that yet. 'Friday' is about hanging out with friends, having fun. I felt like it was my personality in that song."
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Taylor Swift Joins Zac Efron in 'The Lorax'

March 18, 2011 03:28:45 GMT


Taylor Swift will contribute to "The Lorax", Universal Pictures has announced. The country music singer is going to provide the voice of Audrey, the dream girl of idealistic young boy Ted who will be voiced by Zac Efron.

Along with the casting announcement, a picture of Swift's character has also been debuted. It shows the long-haired girl wandering next to a stairway.
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Pregnant Ex-Girlfriend Doesn't Ask for Ryan Phillippe's Help

March 18, 2011 03:22:50 GMT


Actress Alexis Knapp's representative has spoken out to address reports suggesting her client is pregnant with Ryan Phillippe's baby, insisting she's preparing to become a single mum with or without the actor's help.

The "Crash" star briefly dated Knapp in 2010 and the couple split in September 2010. The actress raised eyebrows earlier in 2011 when she stepped out in Hollywood sporting a distinct baby bump.
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Ralph Fiennes to Make Movie Character Based on Political Leaders

March 18, 2011 03:17:07 GMT


Ralph Fiennes looked to the world political arena for inspiration for his big screen version of Roman leader Coriolanus, he based the character on Vladimir Putin and Ariel Sharon. The Oscar-nominated actor has gone behind the camera for his directorial debut and decided to tackle the first ever movie version of the Shakespeare play.

And he aimed high when researching how to bring the lead character to life in the 21st century, he studied the personalities of Russian Prime Minister Putin and former Israeli leader Sharon. Fiennes tells Total Film magazine, "Someone who's steeped in vigorous nationalism and authoritarian stance would be Putin."
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Danny Glover to Escort Former Haitian President Home

March 18, 2011 03:15:02 GMT


Hollywood star Danny Glover has jetted to South Africa to accompany exiled former Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide home. The "Lethal Weapon" star is an active member of the TransAfrica Forum and has joined calls for Aristide to be swiftly brought back to his earthquake-ravaged homeland.

And this week, he flew to Johannesburg to hasten Aristide's departure after "all the last remaining obstacles to [Aristides'] return have been removed". In a statement on the TransAfrica website, Glover writes, "I am going to South Africa to show our solidarity with the people of Haiti by standing at the side of the leader they elected twice with overwhelming support."
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Britney Spears Announces Kids Choice Awards Gig and 'Till the World Ends' Video

March 18, 2011 03:01:59 GMT


Britney Spears is going full throttle in promoting her soon-to-be-released studio album "Femme Fatale". She will perform at the upcoming Nickelodeon's 24th Annual Kids' Choice Awards on April 2, joining Victoria Justice and Black Eyed Peas.

The "Hold It Against Me" hitmaker is additionally scheduled to make several appearances on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show". There will also be Britney take-over day on MTV to celebrate "Femme Fatale" U.S. release on March 29.
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Billy Ray Cyrus Calls Off Divorce, Talks Relationship With Miley


March 18, 2011 03:01:19 GMT


Billy Ray Cyrus has called off his divorce from wife of 17 years, Tish. The father of teen star Miley Cyrus dished on the move in an interview on daytime chat show "The View", which will be aired on Friday, March 18. "I've dropped the divorce," he spilled. "I want to put my family back together."

Speaking of his family, the country singer said during the Thursday, March 17 taping, "Things are the best they've ever been." As for his relationship with Miley, he claimed, "I feel like I kind of got my Miley back in a way. I feel like we are the daddy and the daughter that we were before 'Hannah Montana' happened. Our communication, we have laughed a lot in the last couple of days."
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'Glee' Confirms Santana Is a Closeted Lesbian

March 18, 2011 02:59:31 GMT


"Glee" is not a pool for gay boys only, but also a gay girl who is not yet ready to come out of the closet. At the Paley Center for Media's Paleyfest, creators Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan have confirmed that sexy salsa Santana is a lesbian and she may take a new level of relationship with fellow former Cheerio, Brittany.

"Santana is now out, internally," Murphy told AfterEllen.com. "Whether she's dating somebody or not, we don't know. But we think we've made a big step in giving the world that character. Whether her and Brittany will work out we don't know." Falchuk who initiated the storyline added, "(Lesbian visibility) was our intention. We want to make sure everybody is included. Santana is a lesbian. She might not be ready to come out yet, but she is."
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Sandra Bullock Gives Away 1 Million Dollars to Japan Tsunami Survivors

March 18, 2011 02:52:20 GMT


Generous Sandra Bullock has donated $1 million to help the relief effort following Japan's earthquake and tsunami disasters last week. The move follows a similar hand-out from the kind-hearted Oscar winner following the Haiti earthquake in January 2010.

Bullock's donation will benefit the American Red Cross' efforts in the Far East. Her cash matches the donation actress-singer Demi Lovato reportedly made to charity earlier this week.
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Michael Gough Passed Away at the Age of 94

March 18, 2011 02:50:01 GMT


British actor Michael Gough has died, aged 94. The star, famed for his role as Bruce Wayne's butler in Tim Burton's "Batman" films, passed away on Thursday, March 17. The cause of death is unknown.

Gough started his acting career playing a range of roles in Hammer movies including 1958's "Dracula" and "Phantom of the Opera" in 1962, before going on to win a Best Actor Tony award for stage show "Bedroom Farce" in 1979.
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New Image and First Sneak Peek From 'Deathly Hallows: Part II' Surface

March 18, 2011 02:36:56 GMT


The first sneak peek from "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II" has arrived earlier than it was expected on this weekend. ABC Family has aired the preview on March 17 and it has now been made available on internet in its bootleg version.

Not all of the footage are new for some of them have been previewed in sneak peeks to promote "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I". Still, it manages to tease fans with the final battle scenes in Hogwarts, and with commentaries from the cast like Daniel Radcliffe who gushes the movie is "very fantastic", and Emma Watson who claims it will make the audience's heart race.
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Selena Gomez and Miley Cyrus Targeted by Vanessa Hudgens' Nude Photo Hackers


March 18, 2011 02:04:54 GMT


Selena Gomez and Miley Cyrus are said to be among the celebrities targeted by a ring of hackers who is responsible for leaking nude pictures of Vanessa Hudgens. TMZ have just unveiled a partial list of the 50 female celebrities who had their computers and mobile devices compromised by the hackers, and the two teen stars were included.

The gossip site reported that Selena has had her devices hit by the ring, but it was not mentioned if any personal pictures of the "Wizards of Waverly Place" beauty has been stolen as well. Miley, however, has fallen in the list of celebrities who have their compromising photographs and video stolen from them.
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Eminem Believes Nate Dogg Can't Be 'Replaced'

March 18, 2011 01:59:59 GMT


Rapper Eminem is the latest star to pay tribute to late pal Nate Dogg, insisting his former collaborator can "never be replaced". The 41-year-old passed away in Long Beach, California, in the early hours of Tuesday morning, March 15.

Hip-hop royalty including Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent and Ludacris have already issued statements praising the rapper-singer and offering words of condolence. And now Eminem, who worked with Nate Dogg, real name Nathaniel Hale, on several tracks, has paid his own touching tribute.
News > Music News

Katy Perry, Justin Bieber and Britney Spears NOT Booked for Japan Charity Single

March 18, 2011 01:56:45 GMT


It's been almost a week since Japan was rocked with earthquake and tsunami, and efforts to raise money for relief effort have already been started by some celebrities like Lady GaGa. Most recently, Simon Cowell was reported to follow her footsteps by planning to record an all-star charity single to help the country, but it turns out to be hoax.

The rumor started after a fake Simon Twitter page announced, "Ok, For What Has Happened In #Japan I Will Be Getting Loads Of Singers To Do A Song For It." Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Jessie J, Britney Spears, and some of "The X Factor" (UK) alums like Cher Lloyd, JLS, Olly Murs and One Direction were tagged.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Demi Lovato Donates 1 Million Dollars for Japan Relief

March 18, 2011 01:53:05 GMT


Singer-actress Demi Lovato has become the latest celebrity to help victims of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan, by reportedly offering to donate $1 million to the cause. The troubled Disney star has written a personal cheque to aid those affected by the 9.0-magnitude tremor last week, March 11, according to The Chicago Sun-Times.

It comes just days after false reports she'd donated $50 million to the cause, and now she's urging others to do their bit by handing over cash to aid relief efforts. The teenager has posed for pictures holding a Japanese flag emblazoned with the words "Please Help".
News > Celebrity Gossip

Report: Lindsay Lohan Accidentally Drinks Alcohol Again

March 18, 2011 01:42:51 GMT


Lindsay Lohan has accidentally broken her probation by drinking a fermented tea containing alcohol, according to a report. The "Mean Girls" actress was banned from downing booze as a condition of her probation stemming from a 2007 DUI conviction.

She is currently on bail after the order was revoked in February following accusations she stole a necklace from a Los Angeles jewelery store.
News > Movie News

Choosing Family, Darren Aronofsky Leaves 'The Wolverine'

March 18, 2011 01:41:55 GMT


"The Wolverine" no longer has a helmer attached to it. Darren Aronofsky, who was actually set to direct the film since late last year, has officially announced that he backs out of the project because it would keep him away from his family for a long time.

"As I talked more about the film with my collaborators at Fox, it became clear that the production of 'The Wolverine' would keep me out of the country for almost a year," the filmmaker, who has a 5-year-old son with ex-girlfriend Rachel Weisz, says in a joint statement with Fox released on March 17. "I was not comfortable being away from my family for that length of time."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Michael Douglas' Ex-Wife Blames Court Fight on Financiers

March 18, 2011 01:39:48 GMT


Michael Douglas' ex-wife Diandra has blamed her battle for more of his millions on disgraced financiers Bernie Madoff and Kenneth Starr, but she's vowed to continue her court fight. In November 2010, a judge in New York ruled Diandra's claims for a share of the profits from 2010's "Wall Street sequel should be heard in California, and dismissed the case.

Now she has spoken out to insist she's only pursuing her legal action because she's been left short of cash after falling victim to crooked investment advisers Madoff and Starr. She tells Harper's Bazaar, "Because of the type of human being I aspire to be, if Starr & Company hadn't happened and Madoff hadn't, and if a lot of other things hadn't happened, to tell you the honest truth, I really believe I would have walked away."
News > TV News

'American Idol' Eliminates Karen Rodriguez

March 18, 2011 01:27:49 GMT


"American Idol" has to cut down the competition again this week after a performance based on the years the contestants were born. It looks like the women are not the audience's favorites this season for the bottom three were occupied by them.

For the second time, Haley Reinhart and Karen Rodriguez got the lowest votes. Naima Adepapo whose rendition of "What's Love Got to Do With It" failed to match Aretha Franklin's also landed on the bottom position.
 
 
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