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March 21, 2011

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Hand-Shot Wyclef Jean Keeps His 'Commitment' to Haiti

March 21, 2011 09:42:13 GMT

Rapper Wyclef Jean is "undeterred" with his "commitment" to his native Haiti after he was shot in the hand in the country on Saturday night, March 19. The former The Fugees star's car reportedly came under attack and was peppered with bullets as he was being driven through the city of Port-au-Prince with hip-hop pal Busta Rhymes and record executive Jimmy Rosemond.
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Melanie Brown Expecting Her First Child With Hubby Stephen Belafonte

March 21, 2011 09:32:42 GMT

Melanie Brown is the latest Spice Girls celebrating baby news - the singer has confirmed she is pregnant. The pop star is set to welcome her first child with husband Stephen Belafonte this summer, joining her former bandmates Emma Bunton and Victoria Beckham in the expectant mums club.
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LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian's Ex-Wife Want Fans Stop Online War

March 21, 2011 09:32:14 GMT

Singer LeAnn Rimes has come together with fiance Eddie Cibrian's ex-wife to urge their online fans to "stop the hate" over the stars' personal lives. Brandi Glanville and Rimes have been locked in a war of words ever since the country star's 2009 affair with the actor helped end the pair's marriages.
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First Promo of 'The Voice': Judges Take Seats

March 21, 2011 09:32:06 GMT

The first promo of NBC's "The Voice" has been released, revealing the four judges on their rotating seats. From the preview, it is known that Blake Shelton and Adam Levine would sit on the two ends, pitting Christina Aguilera and Cee-Lo.
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Daniel Radcliffe Expands His Property Portfolio

March 21, 2011 09:28:12 GMT

"Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe has expanded his property portfolio after reportedly purchasing a multi-million dollar home in New York, his third in the city. The actor, who has amassed a $63 million fortune since landing the boy wizard role in 2001, purchased the five-bedroom townhouse in Manhattan's West Village for $6.4 million.
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'Justin Bieber: Never Say Never' Beats Michael Jackson's Film

March 21, 2011 09:19:41 GMT

Justin Bieber's "Never Say Never" has been crowned the most successful concert movie ever at the U.S. box office after overtaking earnings for Michael Jackson's "This Is It", but he insists the King of Pop is "still the greatest".
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Ewan McGregor Shuns Stripping Off in Films

March 21, 2011 09:10:07 GMT

Actor Ewan McGregor avoids stripping off for movie roles nowadays to keep younger female co-stars from thinking he's "taking advantage of the situation". The Scottish star, who turns 40 later in March, admits he's aware many actresses are considerably younger than him and he wants to avoid any awkward experiences.
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Halle Berry Honored at Muhammad Ali's Bash

March 21, 2011 09:03:00 GMT

Actress Halle Berry was honored for her tireless charity work at a star-studded gala on Saturday night, March 19. Screen stars including Kevin Costner, Billy Crystal and Frankie Muniz flocked to boxing legend Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night in Phoenix, Arizona.
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John Travolta's Airline Safety Video Irks Qantas Staff

March 21, 2011 08:52:16 GMT

John Travolta has come under fire for fronting an airline safety video, with Qantas staff calling for "genuine aviation professionals" to hand out advice. The "Grease" star, who is a certified pilot and Qantas' Ambassador-at-Large, has filmed a motivational promo for passengers to view onboard.
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Kate Nash to Release Female Songwriter Scheme

March 21, 2011 08:50:37 GMT

British singer Kate Nash is launching a new scheme in the U.K. to encourage schoolgirls to take up songwriting. The "Foundations" hit-maker is worried about the lack of emerging female music writers, and she's spearheading the Rock and Roll After-School Music Club initiative in a bid to nurture young talent.
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Lady GaGa Suffers Bad Hair Loss

March 21, 2011 08:49:48 GMT

Lady GaGa should think twice before taking extreme treatments for her hair unless she will become bald soon. The eccentric songstress has reportedly suffered bad hair fall after she spent years dyeing her brunette locks peroxide blond. She also loves to create extraordinary hairdos as part of her crazy fashion styles. The "Poker Face" singer said that from now on she has to "get a chemical haircut because my blond hair is falling out".
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'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' Debuts New Trailer

March 21, 2011 08:49:33 GMT

Walt Disney Pictures has just unearthed a new trailer for "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" via Yahoo! Movies. It spills detail on the story, hinting at the mermaid's role on Jack Sparrow's adventure to the Fountain of Youth. It additionally has a lot of new footage, including the one which features Sparrow's father, Keith Richards' Captain Teague.
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Scarlett Johansson Pictured Sitting on Sean Penn's Lap in Car

March 21, 2011 08:23:56 GMT

Scarlett Johansson and Sean Penn keep adding fuel to their dating rumor. The alleged lovers were most recently spotted having a dinner at Cecconi's in West Hollywood on Saturday night, March 19, but the 26-year-old movie beauty was seemingly still shy with all the attention given as she kept her head down behind a car's front seat when leaving the restaurant.
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Jonas Brothers, Selena Gomez and More at Concert of Hope Red Carpet

March 21, 2011 08:23:21 GMT

Jonas Brothers, Selena Gomez and a number of other young stars were seen supporting Concert of Hope in Los Angeles, California on Sunday evening, March 20. The three brothers opted casual looks when walking down the red carpet, matching a pair of jeans with T-shirts and jackets.
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Robin Wright Breaks Up From Producer Boyfriend

March 21, 2011 08:20:47 GMT

Actress Robin Wright Penn is single again after reportedly splitting from her producer boyfriend. The "Forrest Gump" star, who divorced Sean Penn last year, ended her romance with Greg Shapiro earlier this month, according to Eonline.com. Ironically, Shapiro is a producer on Wright's new movie "The Conspirator", which was directed by Robert Redford.
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Ex-Girlfriend's Death Terror Infuriates Dougie Poynter

March 21, 2011 08:12:43 GMT

British boy band star Dougie Poynter is fuming after learning his ex-girlfriend Frankie Sandford has been targeted with death threats after he checked into rehab to recover from their split. The McFly bassist checked into a clinic earlier in March to deal with personal issues stemming from his break-up from The Saturdays singer Sandford in November 2010.
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Odd Future Explode Offstage at SXSW

March 21, 2011 08:07:48 GMT

Much-hyped hip-hop group Odd Future sparked controversy at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas on Saturday night, March 19 by storming offstage just minutes into their Billboard magazine showcase following a series of sound issues.
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Kimberly Jaraj Used to Have Ballet School Terror

March 21, 2011 08:05:51 GMT

British actress Kimberly Jaraj has opened up about her experience as a young dancer at the U.K.'s Royal Ballet School, insisting she lived in fear of her strict instructors. Jaraj began attending the prestigious academy when she was just eight years old and admits it wasn't the best environment to grow up in as teachers pitted students against one another.
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Guns N' Roses Set to Play Rock in Rio Festival

March 21, 2011 07:53:14 GMT

Guns N' Roses are set to headline Brazil's 2011 Rock in Rio festival, according to local reports. Newspaper O Globo has revealed event organizer Roberto Medina has been in talks with frontman Axl Rose and he's ready to make an announcement about the super gig. If the report is true, it'll be Guns N' Roses' third appearance at the festival - the band played Rock in Rio in 1991 and 2001.
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Bradley Cooper Worries Social Networking Will Ruin Movie Enjoyment


March 21, 2011 07:47:43 GMT

Bradley Cooper refuses to reveal too much about his personal life because he's worried opening himself up to audiences will spoil their enjoyment of his movies. The actor of "The Hangover", who is reported to have split from girlfriend Renee Zellweger, has no plans to sign up to any social networking sites and admits he's baffled by stars who open up to fans online.
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New 'Cars 2' International Trailer Shares New Scenes

March 21, 2011 07:46:57 GMT

Another "Cars 2" trailer has made its way out on the web. The new international trailer has more scenes set in Japan. It additionally shares fresh footage which offers a glimpse of the action sequence as well as the races.
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Former Monty Python's Stars to Hit London Operas

March 21, 2011 07:41:43 GMT

Former Monty Python co-stars Terry Jones and Terry Gilliam are preparing for a stage showdown as they each launch their first operas in London. The funnymen are directing productions at rival venues in the British capital, Jones has adapted his short story "The Doctor's Tale" for the Royal Opera House, while Gilliam's "The Damnation of Faust" opens at the London Coliseum.
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Stephen King to Write a 'Walking Dead' Episode

March 21, 2011 07:38:38 GMT

Over the weekend, it was revealed that Stephen King is in talks to write an episode of "The Walking Dead" this upcoming season. Speaking at the show's panel during C2E2 comic and entertainment expo in Chicago, Laurie Holden who played Andrea was the first to announce the exciting news.
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Mike Starr of Alice in Chains' Memorial Held at Seattle Space Needle

March 21, 2011 07:30:03 GMT

Tragic former Alice in Chains rocker Mike Starr was sent off in style on Sunday, March 20 with a stunning water show at the Seattle Space Needle in his native Seattle, Washington. The group's music was played as the city's famous dancing fountains sprayed water in sync at the memorial as family, fans and friends paid their final respects to the bass player.
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Video: Police Officers Surround Miley Cyrus' House

March 21, 2011 07:27:55 GMT

Although her father Billy Ray Cyrus has canceled his divorce from her mother Tish, Miley Cyrus apparently still has another trouble in her house. On Saturday morning, March 19, several police officers reportedly responded to a call from the 18-year-old actress' mansion.
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Robert Pattinson Says Justin Bieber Lied About the Dating Advice

March 21, 2011 07:18:58 GMT

Robert Pattinson could ignite a fan war after sort of calling Justin Bieber a liar. The British actor has reportedly debunked the story told by the teen heartthrob about their meeting at a party. "I've never met this guy," he said in an interview with MTV as quoted by HollywoodLife. "I saw that as well. I was like, 'You're really famous man - what are you doing?' You don't need to use me to make up stories!"
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Paris Hilton Wants Ferrets Banning Law Revoked

March 21, 2011 07:13:45 GMT

Hotel heiress Paris Hilton is throwing her support behind a campaign to overturn a law banning ferrets as pets in California. The animal-loving socialite was forced to hand over her two ferrets, Dolce and Gabbana, after letting slip in a 2004 TV interview that she owned the creatures.
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Justin Bieber Pleads to Play Oliver Twist

March 21, 2011 06:57:06 GMT

Justin Bieber is interested to take the role as Oliver Twist in a remake of the classic 1968 British musical film "Oliver!". He considers his difficult childhood would help him fit the role better. The pop star believes he has been through enough catastrophes to understand how Charles Dicken's street urchin felt.
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Robert Pattinson Doesn't Know He's Lined Up for New 'Daredevil' Film

March 21, 2011 06:51:29 GMT

After rumored as one of the candidates to be Daredevil in "Untitled Daredevil Project", Robert Pattinson has refuted he got involved in the upcoming film. Speaking for an interview on "MTV First: Robert Pattinson", the "Twilight" hunk revealed he had no idea that he has been rumored to play the title character in the movie. "I don't know where that one came from at all," so said Pattinson.
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Niki Taylor Lost Against Gary Busey on 'Celeb Apprentice'

March 21, 2011 06:44:24 GMT

Niki Taylor essentially fired herself from "The Celebrity Apprentice". In the Sunday, March 20 episode, the celebrities were given an environmental assignment, but not everything turned out successful. Niki stepped up as the project manager for the women while Gary Busey volunteered to be the men's leader.
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Artist of the Week: The Strokes

March 21, 2011 06:00:05 GMT

After enjoying a much-needed time off, The Strokes now come back with a new album called "Angles". Two years in the making, the new effort will make its way out across the United States on March 22. "Sonically, I feel it's the album which should have been made between 'Room on Fire' [2003] and 'First Impressions of Earth' [2006]," bassist Nikolai Fraiture once said.
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Snoop Dogg Pays Tribute to the Late Nate Dogg

March 21, 2011 05:02:17 GMT

Snoop Dogg took a moment to pay tribute to his longtime pal Nate Dogg during his South by Southwest festival showcase on Saturday night, March 19, revealing he's struggling to come to terms with the tragedy. He was joined on stage at Austin, Texas' Whitley building by Nate Dogg's sidekick Warren G and P. Diddy for a rendition of the hip-hop anthem "Regulate".
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Miley Cyrus Announces First Dates of 2011 World Tour


March 21, 2011 04:48:15 GMT

Shortly after her father Billy Ray Cyrus called off his divorce from her mother Tish, former "Hannah Montana" actress Miley Cyrus announced she's going on a world tour. The "So Undercover" star has revealed the first tour dates of the traveling show.
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Jennifer Lawrence Unveils Her Katniss Role in 'The Hunger Games'

March 21, 2011 04:35:26 GMT

Actress Jennifer Lawrence has broken her silence after landing the coveted role of Katniss Everdeen in the much-anticipated movie adaptation of bestselling novel "The Hunger Games".
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Video Premiere: Taio Cruz's 'Telling the World' From Movie 'Rio'

March 21, 2011 04:02:22 GMT

Taio Cruz has premiered a music video in support of "Telling the World", a song recorded for 20th Century Fox's animated movie "Rio". The video is filled with random scenes from the film, including the one which features Blu (Jesse Eisenberg) dancing with Jewel (Anne Hathaway).
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First Official Set Photos From 'The Hobbit' Unleashed

March 21, 2011 03:56:22 GMT

"The Hobbit" production is finally kicked off in Wellington, New Zealand on March 21, Warner Bros. Pictures proudly announces. After several delays with the latest one due to director Peter Jackson's hospitalization, the movie now begins shooting according to the scheduled start date with everyone involved "raring to go," Jackson's assistant Matt Dravitski tells New Zealand media.
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Report: Charlie Sheen Had Secret Meeting With FOX

March 21, 2011 03:54:11 GMT

Charlie Sheen may have made CBS say goodbye with his erratic behavior but it doesn't mean he can't lure other major networks. TMZ is reporting that FOX's top TV executives, including chairman Peter Rice, are looking forward to sign the former "Two and a Half Men" star.
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Ricky Martin Wins Vito Russo Trophy at 2011 GLAAD Media Awards

March 21, 2011 03:27:44 GMT

Ricky Martin proudly collected his Vito Russo kudo at the recent GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday night, March 19. The Latin singer, who "came out" as gay last year, said, "I just want to be free. I can say today I'm free. And for that I definitely need to thank my parents for being so supportive, my mother and my dad for their unconditional love, and my friends, my family, my fans. And my partner in crime and my boyfriend Carlos."
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Prince William Shares Possible Honeymoon Site

March 21, 2011 03:08:15 GMT

As preparations are underway for the royal wedding, Prince William has revealed his plan for honeymoon. During his trip to Australia, the 28-year-old said that he might take Kate Middleton to the country after their wedding, saying "Maybe we'll have a honeymoon in Cairns?"
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Ashley Greene 'Just Friends' With Jared Followill

March 21, 2011 03:02:27 GMT

After linked romantically to rocker Jared Followill, Ashley Greene has her representative dismiss the rumor. Greene, who recently broke up from boyfriend Joe Jonas, has sparked rumor that she has found a new love in Followill as she has been spotted together with the Kings of Leon bassist on St. Patrick's Day. However, her rep refutes the speculation.
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Britney Spears' Video Staff Banned From Alcohol and Drugs

March 21, 2011 02:34:55 GMT

Executives in charge of Britney Spears' latest music video made sure it was free of all temptation, by ordering staff to ensure the star was not exposed to alcohol or drugs. All performers working with the singer on her latest The World clip were required to sign a six-page agreement banning them from exposing sober Spears to drink or drugs.
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SXSW Weekend Highlight: Kanye West's G.O.O.D Music

March 21, 2011 02:27:53 GMT

South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival is still on going and will come to an end this Monday, March 21. Over the weekend, Kanye West brought his G.O.O.D Music entourage to Austin, Texas for a showcase. There was also Hanson who teamed up with the event organizers to raise fund for Japan relief effort.
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Hanson and More Staged 12-Hour Gig for Japan Relief

March 21, 2011 02:24:07 GMT

Pop stars Hanson boosted relief efforts following Japan's earthquake and tsunami disasters by staging a 12-hour telethon in Texas on Saturday, March 19. The "Mmmbop" trio teamed up with organizers behind the South By Southwest festival in Austin for the telethon, which featured performances and appearances from acts including R.E.M. rocker Michael Stipe, The Boxer Rebellion, Bowling For Soup and The Parlotones, among others.
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Jonathan Rhys-Meyers Released From JFK Battery Allegation

March 21, 2011 02:20:20 GMT

A female airline worker who accused actor Jonathan Rhys-Meyers of assaulting her in an incident at New York's JFK International Airport last May 2010 has withdrawn her complaint. United Airlines customer service director Kathryn Williams sued The "The Tudors" star earlier this month, March 11, alleging she suffered permanent physical damage and severe emotional distress when Meyers launched a drunken tirade at staff. Her lawsuit stated, "Defendant Jonathan Rhys-Meyers willfully, maliciously, wantonly and without any just cause or provocation assaulted and battered plaintiff Kathryn Williams."
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt's 'The Dark Knight Rises' Role Allegedly Revealed

March 21, 2011 02:14:26 GMT

While Warner Bros. Pictures is yet to confirm Joseph Gordon-Levitt's casting in "The Dark Knight Rises", a new rumor is swirling around revealing his possible role. Instead of The Riddler or Deadshot as it was reported before, Gordon-Levitt's role according to Variety is Alberto Falcone aka The Holiday Killer.
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Justin Bieber and Paul McCartney Took Part in BBC Star-Studded Telethon

March 21, 2011 02:12:08 GMT

Stars including Sir Paul McCartney, Justin Bieber, Adele, George Michael and Susan Boyle came together for Britain's Comic Relief fundraiser on Friday night, March 18, and helped raise a massive 118 million dollars. Celebrities rallied to take part in the TV telethon at the BBC studios in London and viewers were treated to an evening of performances and skits.
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Robert De Niro Vouches for His Father's Paintings Royalty Theft

March 21, 2011 02:02:47 GMT

Robert De Niro took the stand in a New York courtroom on Friday, March 18 to testify against a gallery director accused of illegally pocketing cash from the sale of paintings by the actor's father. Leigh Morse is charged with grand larceny for allegedly selling two works by Robert De Niro, Sr. and keeping the 77,000 dollars fee without informing the Hollywood star.
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Dr. Dre Wins Over Cops' Suit

March 21, 2011 02:00:50 GMT

Dr. Dre has emerged victorious in a court battle with cops who sued the star for secretly recording them on 2000's "Up In Smoke" rap tour. Former police commander Gary Brown and other Detroit, Michigan city officials filed suit against Dr. Dre, real name Andre Young, claiming they were filmed as they banned organizers from showing a video featuring naked women and violence at a concert at the Joe Louis Arena.
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Kristin Davis' Philanthropy Works Honored at Genesis Awards

March 21, 2011 01:51:09 GMT

Animal loving-actress Kristin Davis was honored for raising awareness of orphaned elephants at Saturday night's, March 19, Genesis Awards. The "Sex and the City" star works closely with wildlife conservationists in Kenya to help rescue elephants who are hunted by poachers for their tusks.
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Recovering After Getting Shot, Wyclef Jean Voted at Haitian Presidential Election

March 21, 2011 01:39:05 GMT

Wyclef Jean is OK now after being shot in the hand when visiting Haiti on the eve of the country's presidential elections, Saturday night, March 19. Despite the incident, the former member of The Fugees still voted at the election which took place on Sunday.
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'True Blood', '30 Rock' Pick Up 22nd GLAAD Awards

March 21, 2011 01:37:53 GMT

"True Blood" came out as a winner at the 22nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards which was held on Saturday, March 19 in New York. The vampire drama had Denis O'Hare, who portrays gay vampire king on the show, to receive the top drama series award. In winning the trophy, "True Blood" had to beat "Brothers & Sisters", "Degrassi", "Grey's Anatomy" and "Pretty Little Liars".
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Bradley Cooper's 'Limitless' Unchallenged at Box Office as Other Newcomers Flop

March 21, 2011 01:35:02 GMT

"Limitless" has come out as a winner at North American Box Office on its first weekend. The paranoia-fueled action thriller that stars Bradley Cooper grosses a better-than-expected $18.9 million and earns a respectable B+ grade from CinemaScore moviegoers.
 
 
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