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March 22, 2011

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Westlife Suspended Mid-Air During Concert

March 22, 2011 09:29:10 GMT

Irish pop stars Westlife were left dangling in mid-air during their show in Liverpool, England on Friday night, March 18, after a suspension stunt went wrong. The "Flying Without Wings" hitmakers were midway through their performance at the city's Echo Arena when a technical fault with their stage set left them suspended above the crowd, and they had to wait for security guards to step in and work out the problem.
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Selena Gomez Enjoys Living With Parents

March 22, 2011 09:24:49 GMT

Selena Gomez has no plans to move in with boyfriend Justin Bieber, because she enjoys living with her parents so much. The teen stars went public with their long-rumored romance at February's Vanity Fair post-Academy Awards bash, but Gomez insists she's happy living apart from the "Baby" hitmaker at the moment.
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Solange Knowles to Hit Fashion Venture

March 22, 2011 09:21:13 GMT

Singer Solange Knowles is following her superstar sister Beyonce Knowles into the world of fashion, she's in talks to take on a consultancy role with a top design firm. The star, who has previously worked as a spokesmodel for Beyonce and their mother Tina's Dereon collection, admits she's been hesitant in the past to turn her attention to the fashion industry because she doesn't feel she's qualified.
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Highest and Lowest Scorer in First Week of 'DWTS' Season 12


March 22, 2011 09:18:06 GMT

"Dancing With the Stars" officially kicked off on Monday, March 21 with the Foxtrot and Cha Cha Cha. Weeks of training and adjustment to the dance floor sadly have delivered scores no more than 24 out of 30. Ralph Macchio, the "Karate Kid" who is paired with Karina Smirnoff played his card well in the first round by scoring the highest.
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Josh Duhamel Leads Charity Run for Japan Relief Fund

March 22, 2011 09:17:15 GMT

Actor Josh Duhamel is urging his fans to join him on a charity run in California on Sunday, March 27, to raise money for the Japan relief appeal. The "Transformers" star was shocked to see the scenes of devastation in the country following a 9.0-magnitude earthquake and tsunami earlier in March and he's determined to help survivors of the disaster.
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Richard Curtis Apologizes for 'The King's Speech' Spoof

March 22, 2011 09:12:09 GMT

Moviemaker Richard Curtis has apologized for spoofing hit movie "The King's Speech" during the Comic Relief fund-raiser in Britain on Friday, March 18, after the sketch was slammed by stammer groups.
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Miley Cyrus' Mother Says Family Is 'Stronger' Than Ever

March 22, 2011 09:08:19 GMT

Miley Cyrus' mother Tish has spoken out for the first time since her reconciliation with Billy Ray Cyrus, insisting the showbiz family is "stronger than we have ever been". The "Achy Breaky Heart" singer filed for divorce back in October 2010 and went on to blame the success of his daughter's Disney show "Hannah Montana" for ruining his 17-year marriage and "destroying" his family.
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Wyclef Jean Hits Back at Made-Up Shoot Story Allegations

March 22, 2011 08:53:15 GMT

Rapper Wyclef Jean has hit out at allegations suggesting he fabricated the story of his shooting in Haiti, accusing critics of spreading false rumors to purposely discredit him. The former The Fugees star was traveling through the city of Delmas, near Port-au-Prince, on Saturday night, March 19 when his car came under attack. He suffered a minor injury to his hand and was taken to hospital for treatment.
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Eddie Murphy to Get Trophy From First Time Comedy Awards

March 22, 2011 08:51:36 GMT

Comedian-turned-movie star Eddie Murphy is to be the recipient of the Comedy Icon Award at the inaugural Comedy Awards. The star will be feted by Tina Fey, John Stewart, Andy Samberg and "South Park" creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker, among others, at the event next month.
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New Trailer for Ryan Phillippe's War Drama 'The Bang Bang Club'

March 22, 2011 08:36:26 GMT

A new trailer of "The Bang Bang Club" has made its way out via Apple. It tells the true story of a group of four young combat photographers who call themselves The Bang Bang Club, and are bonded by friendship and their sense of purpose to tell the truth.
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Tommy Lee Develops 'Culture Shock' Reality Show

March 22, 2011 08:34:08 GMT

Tommy Lee is running a new project with Syfy. He will soon have his own reality show called "Culture Shock with Tommy Lee". According to Entertainment Weekly on Monday, March 21, the premise of the show is that the former drummer of Motley Crue will travel with an investigative team who will try to unlock the mysterious secrets of some previously unknown "secret societies".
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Sammy Hagar of Van Halen Was Kidnapped by Aliens

March 22, 2011 08:30:20 GMT

Van Halen frontman Sammy Hagar insists he was once abducted by aliens. In his new book, "Red: My Uncensored Life in Rock", Hagar reveals he was studied by extra-terrestrials after they made contact with him in the foothills of California, and now he's talking about the encounter for the first time.
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Solange Knowles Demands Celebrities to Download Single for Water Campaign

March 22, 2011 08:23:16 GMT

Singer Solange Knowles has been bombarding her celebrity pals with emails urging them to download her new single to raise money for clean water access in Africa. The star has teamed up with rocker Chris Taylor and musician Twin Shadow for the "donate to download" track Kenya, with all proceeds benefiting the Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN).
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Bam Margera Got Punched After Irritating Overweight Woman

March 22, 2011 08:12:01 GMT

"Jackass" star Bam Margera was knocked out cold by a woman after poking fun at her friend's weight during a boozy night out at the South by Southwest festival in Texas. The stuntman and reality TV star took offense when someone said "something rude" to him at an event on Thursday night, March 17 and he fired back by taking aim at one of the "drunk's" "big girl" friends.
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Taylor Swift Blushed at Own National Anthem Rendition

March 22, 2011 08:11:35 GMT

Taylor Swift was left cringing on U.K. TV on Monday night, March 21, when she was forced to watch footage of herself performing the American national anthem as an 11-year-old. The "Love Story" singer's appearance on "The One Show" opened with a clip of the young Swift performing the song before a Philadelphia 76ers basketball game.
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Rihanna: Being a Sex Symbol Isn't My Priority

March 22, 2011 08:06:04 GMT

Rihanna is adamant she's not trying to cultivate a sex symbol image, despite her increasingly raunchy stage routines and the racy promo for her recent single "S&M". The "Umbrella" hitmaker caused a stir in February when her new track was accompanied by a video featuring the singer semi-naked, tying a man to a bed, and suggestively sucking a banana.
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Robert Pattinson, Andrew Garfield and James McAvoy on 'Akira' Shortlist

March 22, 2011 07:57:51 GMT

Warner Bros. Pictures eyes a number of A-list stars to join "Akira". Deadline learns that Robert Pattinson, Andrew Garfield and James McAvoy are the candidates to play the antagonist character, Tetsuo. Garrett Hedlund, Michael Fassbender, Chris Pine, Justin Timberlake and Joaquin Phoenix are said being considered for the role of Shotaro Kaneda.
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Video Premiere: My Chemical Romance's 'Planetary (GO!)'

March 22, 2011 07:55:38 GMT

My Chemical Romance debut a music video filmed to support their latest single "Planetary (GO!)". Having Japanese and English subtitles in the opening scene, the clip is a live performance video which was shot during an "assault party" at O2 Islington Academy in London last month.
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Jake Gyllenhaal Leads School Fruit and Vegetables Campaign

March 22, 2011 07:52:18 GMT

Jake Gyllenhaal is spearheading a new campaign to prompt America's public schools to grow their own fruit and vegetables. The "Brokeback Mountain" star, who has carved a reputation as one of Hollywood's top chefs, has become a spokesman for the organization Edible Schoolyard.
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Charlie Sheen's Ex-Wife Lets Restraining Order Expire

March 22, 2011 07:50:42 GMT

Charlie Sheen's estranged wife Brooke Mueller has agreed to let her restraining order against the actor expire on Tuesday, March 22, without requesting an extension. Mueller filed for the order after claiming troubled Sheen had threatened her life and then picked up physical custody of the couple's twin sons, even though she is currently undergoing drug counseling.
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Jay Sean Appeals for Birthday Donation From Fans

March 22, 2011 07:47:59 GMT

R&B star Jay Sean has asked fans to help him raise cash for the Keep a Child Alive charity as a birthday gift. The humanitarian turns 30 on Saturday, March 26 and he wants fans to celebrate by donating to the cause in order to give life to those affected by HIV/AIDS in Africa and India.
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Video: Keira Knightley Goes Sultry and Naked in New Chanel Ad

March 22, 2011 07:15:13 GMT

Keira Knightley is a charmer for men as it is highlighted in a new ad for Chanel's Coco Mademoiselle fragrance. The more-than-three-minute clip follows the former "Pirates of the Caribbean" beauty from waking up naked on her bed until seducing a male photographer.
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'24' Movie to Arrive in 2012

March 22, 2011 07:14:51 GMT

Kiefer Sutherland reveals a release schedule for "24: The Movie". Making an appearance on "The View" on Monday morning, March 21, the 44-year-old actor gushes that the big screen adaptation of Fox's series "24" will make its way out in 2012. "It will come out in the summer of 2012," the Jack Bauer depicter confirms.
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The Cars' New Single 'Sad Song' Gets Official Music Video

March 22, 2011 07:02:45 GMT

The Cars have just debuted a music video in support of their new single "Sad Song". Hardly featuring a clear shot of the band, the clip sees a mad scientist doing his experiment, clowns with sad faces, and hands reaching through latex wall among other visuals.
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Billy Ray Cyrus Writes a Movie Script for Whoopi Goldberg

March 22, 2011 06:55:50 GMT

Country star and actor Billy Ray Cyrus has written a movie script for a project he wants Whoopi Goldberg to star in. The "Achy Breaky Heart" hitmaker announced he had called off his divorce from wife Tish on Goldberg's TV talk show "The View" on Friday, March 18, and in an unaired segment, he pitched a movie idea to the "Ghost" actress.
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Debbie Harry Cancels Her Autobiography

March 22, 2011 06:44:55 GMT

Punk icon Debbie Harry has shelved plans to pen her autobiography because she's struggling to piece together her memories. The Blondie frontwoman has been working on her memoirs for years but is finding it impossible to recall details of the band's heyday in the late 1970s and early 1980s. So she has now decided to put the book on hold, and regrets not keeping diaries or journals to jog her memory and help her recount her life story.
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Report: Vanessa Hudgens Blames Nude Photo Leaks on Friends


March 22, 2011 06:38:26 GMT

Vanessa Hudgens allegedly accuses her former friends of leaking her saucy photos. After a photo, which saw the actress kissing a girl pal, went viral, the "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" star talked to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help her track down her e-mail hacker. However, it is reported that the brunette beauty believes her former friends Alexa Nikolas and Kayslee are the ones responsible for the breach.
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First Official Look at Leighton Meester and Selena Gomez in 'Monte Carlo'

March 22, 2011 06:38:18 GMT

The first official picture from "Monte Carlo" has finally landed online. It features three female stars, Selena Gomez, Leighton Meester and Katie Cassidy, sporting glamorous looks and wearing beautiful gowns.
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Pics: Kate Winslet Premieres 'Mildred Pierce' in NYC

March 22, 2011 04:55:24 GMT

HBO is ready to launch the first part of its miniseries "Mildred Pierce" on March 27. In order to promote the show, leading stars Kate Winslet, Evan Rachel Wood, Melissa Leo and Guy Pearce stepped out to Ziegfeld Theatre in New York City on Monday, March 21 and did a red carpet appearance for the press.
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New 'Captain America: The First Avenger' Sneak Peek

March 22, 2011 04:52:40 GMT

While Paramount Pictures is still keeping "Captain America: The First Avenger" trailer on the shelf, another look at the film has come out in a form of short preview. Making its way out via Entertainment Tonight, the snippet has brand new footage including the one when Peggy Carter points a gun.
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Lady GaGa, Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj and Rihanna Up for Japan Aid Album


March 22, 2011 04:50:53 GMT

A new effort to raise fund for earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan is currently being prepared by the world's biggest record label, Universal Music Group. The likes of Lady GaGa, Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj and Rihanna are mentioned for the benefit project.
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Concert of Hope: Nick Jonas Covers Rebecca Black, Selena Gomez Debuts 'Who Says'

March 22, 2011 04:06:35 GMT

Nick Jonas knows how to delight his fans. During his performance with his Jonas Brothers bandmates at Concert of Hope on Sunday night, March 20, the youngest member of the band sat behind a white grand piano and covered Rebecca Black's viral hit "Friday".
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Bravo Showed Real Housewife of Orange County Naked in the Bath

March 22, 2011 04:01:58 GMT

Bravo TV went on with the airing of a very steamy scene on "The Real Housewives of Orange County". Housewife Tamra Barney filmed a racy bathtub scene with younger boyfriend Eddie Judge and it was the first time that the show's viewers got a treat of a nipple flash.
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Jim Jones Dedicates 'Perfect Day' to His Late Grandma


March 22, 2011 03:56:27 GMT

Rapper Jim Jones has dedicated his new music video to families affected by cancer after losing his beloved grandmother to the disease. The hip-hop star was devastated by the death of his relative and he is now reaching out to others who have lost loved ones by filming an emotional promo for his latest track, "Perfect Day", which features many scenes set in a hospital ward.
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Kid Rock's Reps React on Called-Off Concert in Canada

March 22, 2011 03:48:53 GMT

Kid Rock's representatives have taken aim at Canadian politicians over a canceled concert in Halifax last year, alleging city councilors failed to help save the gig. The rocker was due to perform alongside other acts including the Counting Crows and Daughtry at a two-night event called Halifax Rocks 2010. The first night was canceled due to low ticket sales, but the second show, featuring the Black Eyed Peas, went ahead.
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Rihanna Clarifies Katy Perry Feud Rumors

March 22, 2011 03:46:00 GMT

Rihanna has spoken out to clear up rumors she fell out with Katy Perry after branding her friend's music "generic", insisting the controversial comments were actually aimed at "songwriters and producers". The "Umbrella" hitmaker sparked rumors of a feud with Perry last year when she appeared to criticize her pop peers by reportedly saying, "I didn't want the generic pop record that Ke$ha or Lady GaGa or Katy Perry would do. Every song is tailored to me."
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Sex Book Unveils Ben Affleck's Shame on Buying Condom

March 22, 2011 03:40:27 GMT

Ben Affleck's embarrassing first experience buying condoms as a teenager has been revealed in a sex book written by his friend Matt Damon's former step-mother. The actor/director contributed a story to a 1990 teen sex guide called "Risky Times: How to be AIDS Smart and Stay Healthy" written by Jeanne Blake, who was formerly married to Damon's father Kent.
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Father Calls Charlie Sheen 'Emotionally Crippled'

March 22, 2011 03:30:21 GMT

Martin Sheen has offered an explanation on Charlie's erratic behavior lately. The 70-year-old actor believes his son's drug addition has been contributing to this, saying "You know, Charlie's 45 years old. He's not a kid. Emotionally he still is. Because when you're addicted, you don't grow emotionally." He further elaborates, "So when you get clean and sober you're starting at the moment you started using drugs or alcohol. You're emotionally crippled."
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Confirmed: Holly Madison Split From All Time Low Guitarist


March 22, 2011 03:22:59 GMT

Holly Madison and her boyfriend have called it quits. The former Playboy playmate and Jack Barakat, a guitarist of band All Time Low, broke up three months after going public with their relationship at her 31st birthday in December last year.
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Bret Michaels: the Man Behind Charlie Sheen's Bad Boy Attitude

March 22, 2011 02:54:20 GMT

Poison frontman Bret Michaels is taking credit for Charlie Sheen's bad boy behavior, insisting he taught the "Two and a Half Men" star how to wreck a hotel room. Sheen hit headlines in October 2010 when he was hospitalized after trashing his suite at the Plaza Hotel in New York during a night of passion with adult actress Capri Anderson. The incident sparked weeks of wild partying by the actor, which culminated in his sacking from the hit comedy show earlier this month, March 11, after he launched a public war of words with creator Chuck Lorre.
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'Battle: Los Angeles' and 'Sanctum' Premiere Were Postponed in Japan

March 22, 2011 02:39:36 GMT

New movies including "Battle: Los Angeles" and James Cameron's thriller "Sanctum" have had their Japanese release dates postponed over fears some scenes are too disturbing to be shown in the aftermath of the recent earthquake and tsunami.
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James Franco Fires Back at Oscar Writer Bruce Vilanch Over Hosting Criticism

March 22, 2011 02:38:09 GMT

James Franco's Oscar hosting gig has resulted in a sour relationship with Bruce Vilanch, one of four staff writers on the recent annual ceremony. The actor, who had stayed quiet amidst widespread criticism of his performance at the prize-giving event, took it to his Twitter to respond to Vilanch's comment that Franco's "too many balls in the air" is responsible for the flop.
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Rebecca Black Surpasses Lady GaGa on YouTube, to Appear on 'Jay Leno'

March 22, 2011 02:34:25 GMT

It seems that more people have dug Rebecca Black's song "Friday" over the weekend despite its negative reviews. By Monday, March 21, viral video of the weekend anthem has been viewed by over 30 million people. According to reports, it surpassed Lady GaGa's clip.
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Wyclef Jean Speaks About His Shot Hand in Delmas City

March 22, 2011 02:34:24 GMT

Rapper Wyclef Jean has spoken out after he was shot in his native Haiti on Saturday night March 19, insisting he has "no idea" who opened fire on him. Jean came under attack while traveling with fellow rap star Busta Rhymes in the city of Delmas, where he was helping to drum up support for presidential candidate Michel Martelly.
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Saddened Soulja Boy 'Cries His Eyes Out' Over Loss of Brother

March 22, 2011 02:33:32 GMT

Rapper Soulja Boy is facing a massive life challenge. The 20-year-old singer is sad over the loss of his half-brother Deion Jenkins, after he got involved in a car crash in Charleston, Mississippi, on Sunday night, March 20.
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Chris Rock's Debut on Broadway Show Halted

March 22, 2011 02:26:46 GMT

Chris Rock's Broadway show came to a sudden halt on Thursday night, March 17, when his co-star Annabella Sciorra forgot her lines onstage. The funnyman makes his debut on the famed New York stage in Stephen Adly Guirgis' controversial new play "The Motherf**ker With the Hat", opposite The "Hand That Rocks The Cradle" star Sciorra in her first Broadway turn.
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Paris Hilton Accuser Detained for Cocaine Possession

March 22, 2011 02:05:37 GMT

The Las Vegas deputy district attorney who prosecuted Paris Hilton and Bruno Mars for drug possession has been arrested on suspicion of buying cocaine. Clark County Deputy District Attorney David Schubert was detained by cops in Sin City on Saturday night, March 19, after a police officer allegedly spotted a drug deal taking place.
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Daniel Radcliffe to Accept Award for Preventing Suicide

March 22, 2011 01:59:56 GMT

Daniel Radcliffe is set to be honored with the Trevor Project's Hero Award for his work helping the suicide prevention organization. The "Harry Potter" star will be handed the top prize for raising awareness of the non-profit group dedicated to crisis support for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered youths.
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'Cloverfield 2' Will Definitely Happen With J.J. Abrams Involved

March 22, 2011 01:53:20 GMT

Matt Reeves has reassured sci-fi geeks that "Cloverfield" sequel will definitely be made. Speaking to Total Film, the helmer of the 2008 movie said, "Well, you are going to see it," before adding with a laugh "we just don't know when."
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Report: CBS Wants Charlie Sheen Back on 'Two and a Half Men'


March 22, 2011 01:51:12 GMT

Charlie Sheen may not rely on live tours and paid appearances after all. There are reports out there that apart from FOX, CBS also wants the actor to return because the network did not do the firing from "Two and a Half Men". NBC's correspondent Jeff Ross tweeted, "Sources close to Charlie Sheen tell NBC News, CBS has offered him his job back. Discussions ongoing. Not a done deal."
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Miley Cyrus Comes Back on Twitter via Rock Mafia

March 22, 2011 01:42:09 GMT

Hot on the heels of her 2011 world tour dates announcement, Miley Cyrus returned to Twitter after ditching the social network in October 2009. "This is my new way to connect," the "LOL: Laughing Out Loud" star tweeted her first message on Monday, March 21.
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Natalie Portman: Next Target of Celebrity Hackers

March 22, 2011 01:35:03 GMT

Natalie Portman has been named among a growing list of stars who have allegedly been targeted by a ring of internet hackers. The "Black Swan" actress, "Glee" star Dianna Agron and Olympic athletes Lindsey Vonn and Carly Patterson are said to be among more than 100 celebrities and public figures who have allegedly had their email accounts illegally accessed, according to TMZ.com.
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Jodie Foster Draws Back From Acting World

March 22, 2011 01:32:31 GMT

Jodie Foster is ready to bow out of acting after four decades in the spotlight in order to focus on her work as a director. "The Silence of the Lambs star, who began her acting career as a child, admits she now has little interest in performing and would rather step behind the camera.
 
 
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