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March 25, 2011

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Lady GaGa's 'Born This Way' (Country Road Version) Comes Out

March 25, 2011 09:44:13 GMT


A new official version of Lady GaGa's "Born This Way" has just been released for fans' listening pleasure. Subtitled "The Country Road Version", this re-recorded tune is toned down from a dance track to a bluegrass tune. It features additional harmonica and guitar sounds as well as some extra lines.

"If I want to make it country, baby it's OK/ 'Cause I was born, I was born, I was born this way," the Monster ringleader belts out the additional verses. "From London, Paris, Japan back to U.S.A., yeah I was born on the road, I was born to be brave." She produces the new version with Fernando Garibay.
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Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart Dined Out Without Reservation

March 25, 2011 09:41:25 GMT


Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart have been reported enjoying another private dinner together. Words are, the "Twilight Saga" stars and rumored couple dined out without making reservation beforehand at a quiet restaurant near their hotel called Italian Kitchen around two weeks ago.

"Rob and Kristen went into the restaurant and asked to be seated in a private area," a local source dished on the outing to Hollywood Life. "They were seated in the upstairs section of the restaurant and given a very private table." It was said that the two chose the place because they don't want to be spotted by fans.
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Robert Pattinson Hates 'Twilight' Contact Lenses


March 25, 2011 09:22:38 GMT


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Robert Pattinson wants to send his "Twilight" contact lenses into space after he wraps the vampire movie franchise, because he hates them. As romantic bloodsucker Edward Cullen, the Brit has been putting the uncomfortable colored lenses in his eyes for years, and Pattinson admits he literally has to be held down while make-up artists put them in.

"Everyone else has figured out how to do it, and then there's two people holding me down because I can't do it myself...," he says. "It's so embarrassing for me, after so many years, it's still a process every single morning." And he tells Entertainment Weekly magazine, "I actually want to get some kind of plastic explosive... I want to kill them."
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Cee-Lo Thinks Tough Past Helps His Career

March 25, 2011 09:21:54 GMT


Singer Cee-Lo Green is convinced his tough background has helped him in the music industry, as his "skin is a little thicker" because of his difficult past. The "Forget You" hitmaker's father died when he was two years old and his mother, Sheila, was paralyzed in a car crash, dying two years after the accident when Green was just 18.

He suffered from depression as a result and has previously admitted he was "just a plain maniac" in his youth, adding, "I was enraged. I was disgruntled, without an outlet. I was aggressive and I was pretty efficient with it, I took pride in that ability."
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Robert Pattinson Battered in New 'Water for Elephants' Photo

March 25, 2011 09:15:46 GMT


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"Water for Elephants" has released a new official photo. The picture sees battered Robert Pattinson walking with his co-star Reese Witherspoon in a scene of the film, carrying trunks and seemingly going out of the circus menagerie.

The movie, adapted from Sara Gruen's bestseller book of the same name, tells a story about the veterinary student Jacob Jankowski who is put in charge of caring for the circus menagerie. He later finds love in Marlena Rosenbluth, the beautiful young star of the equestrian act, but she is married to the troupe's charismatic yet dangerous animal trainer, August (Christoph Waltz).
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Drake to Be Honored at Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards

March 25, 2011 09:06:17 GMT


Hip-hop sensation Drake is set to receive a top honor at the prestigious Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards in June. The "Fancy" hitmaker will be presented with the Hal David Starlight Award at the 42nd Annual Induction and Awards Dinner in New York. The prize is given to songwriters who have made a significant impact in the music industry through original songs.

Announcing the news on Thursday, March 24, Songwriting Hall of Fame Chairman Jimmy Webb says, "Drake shines as a talented songwriter with a unique vision." Country sweetheart Taylor Swift was handed the honor last year, while Alicia Keys, John Legend and John Mayer are also among previous recipients.
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Ben Stiller Fears His Home Is Haunted

March 25, 2011 08:56:23 GMT


Actor Ben Stiller is uneasy living in the suburbs on New York because he's "aware of ghosts" and afraid his house might be haunted. The actor recently moved from the west coast to the Big Apple to star in the Broadway play "The House of Blue Leaves", and he admits he isn't too keen about transplanting to a town outside the city limits.

He says, "I have a little thing with quietness and spirits. I'm aware of ghosts. I sort of believe in ghosts, and my wife doesn't; she's afraid of axe murders." But the "Meet the Parents" star has reason to be afraid - he has lived in two haunted homes before.
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'Grey's Anatomy' 7.18 Promo: The Music in Emergency Room


March 25, 2011 08:52:47 GMT


On the upcoming episode of "Grey's Anatomy", the music that has been at the heart of the show and been beloved by fans comes to life. A promo video for has been released as a sneak peek, giving a preview to an emergency situation as well as one of the songs that will be performed.

A cataclysmic event rattles the doctors of Seattle Grace to the core, as Callie, on the verge of an enormous life-changing moment with Arizona, envisions her hospital and friends as it has never-been-seen before. Snow Patrol's "Chasing Cars", The Fray's "How to Save a Life" and Brandi Carlile's "The Story" are among the songs performed by the cast on Grey's Anatomy: The Music Event.
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Pics: Amanda Seyfried Goes Shopping Make-Up Free

March 25, 2011 08:45:14 GMT


Despite the pressures of looking good in Hollywood, Amanda Seyfried isn't afraid of going out make-up free. The actress, who stars as Valerie in dark fantasy "Red Riding Hood", has been snapped leaving the Marni boutique in West Hollywood on Thursday, March 24 after some shopping.

The 25-year-old beauty, who has been linked romantically to Ryan Phillippe for quite a while now, is spotted with a visible blemish under her mouth during the afternoon outing, but appears to be in a great mood as she flaunts her smiles. She wore combat boots to fight the cold, and hid her eyes under her sunglasses.
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'Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer' Trailer Released

March 25, 2011 08:44:17 GMT


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Smokewood Entertainment and Relativity Media release the first trailer for "Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer". The two-and-a-half-minute video shares a sneak-peek to 8-year-old Judy Moody who rides an elephant and catches Big Foot for fun.

The upcoming film features, Jordana Beatty as the title character, and young actor Parris Mosteller as Stink. "The Hangover" actress Heather Graham plays Judy's Aunt Opal, while "Dinner and a Movie" hostess Janet Varney stars as Judy's mother.
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Sheila Hancock Gets CBE Honor for Drama and Arts Service

March 25, 2011 08:20:54 GMT


Veteran actress Sheila Hancock was honored with a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) medal at Buckingham Palace in London on Thursday, March 24. The 78-year-old was the guest of honor at Queen Elizabeth II's royal residence, where she was honored for her services to drama and the arts by Prince Charles, who praised her work as he presented her with the award.

The thrilled actress says, "He said, 'I'm glad to be able to give you something richly deserved at last'. He was so relaxing, all the staff here are so divine."
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Former 'Knight Rider' Star Cast as Wonder Woman's Love Interest

March 25, 2011 08:19:27 GMT


NBC's pilot "Wonder Woman" is shaping up with the addition of Justin Bruening. Formerly known as Mike Traceur in the ambitious but ill-fated "Knight Rider" remake, Justin is to take the role of Steve Trevor aka the primary love interest of Wonder Woman/Diana Price.

In the comic book, Steve is an intelligence officer in the United States Army during World War II whose plane crashed in the isolated homeland of the Amazons. He is nursed back to health by the Amazon princess Diana, who falls in love with him and follows him when he returns to the outside world.
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Sylvester Stallone to Launch Fashion Line

March 25, 2011 08:19:15 GMT


Actor Sylvester Stallone has become the latest star to enter the world of fashion, he's creating a clothing line. Sly Inc., which was inspired by the star's legendary on-screen characters "Rambo" and "Rocky Balboa", will consist of jeans, shirts, outerwear, underwear, and watches.

Stallone tells Men's Week magazine, "I thought the time is now. I've lived a life where I know what has worked and what hasn't worked. Clothing is the first step to building a character."
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Country Star Eric Church to Become a Dad

March 25, 2011 08:11:09 GMT


Country star Eric Church is set to become a first-time father, his wife, Katherine, is pregnant. The "Love Your Love the Most" singer and his wife wed in 2009 and they will become parents this autumn 2011.

A statement from Church, obtained by CMT.com, reads, "Katherine and I are very excited and are looking forward to becoming parents. This year has gotten off to an amazing start for us, and this news has made it so much better than we could have ever anticipated."
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Sneak Peek Clips for 'Mildred Pierce' Part 1 and 2

March 25, 2011 08:05:28 GMT


Following up the March 21 premiere party in New York City, new mini-series "Mildred Pierce" has been previewed in some sneak peek videos. Two clips are debuted each for the part 1 and part 2 of the HBO's drama, highlighting Mildred Pierce's relationship with her daughter as well as some men circling her life.

A divorced single mom, Pierce decides to open a restaurant business which tears at the already-strained relationship with her ambitious elder daughter, Veda, during the Great Depression in middle-class Los Angeles. The story will also explore complex relationships she shares with the indolent men in her life.
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Kid Rock and Sheryl Crow 'Collide' in New Music Video

March 25, 2011 08:03:48 GMT


Kid Rock has just debuted a music video for his single "Collide" which features Sheryl Crow. The Grammy-nominated singer is seen sharing a bar stage with Sheryl while other-world versions of themselves are seen coyly eying each other in that place.

"Collide" is a sweet country rock song which also features Bob Seger on the piano beside adding Sheryl's verses. It's lifted from Kid's seventh studio album "Born Free" which debuted at No. 5 when making its way out in the U.S. in November 2010.
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Blake Lewis: Casey Abrams of 'Idol' Has Been Scaring America

March 25, 2011 07:58:29 GMT


Casey Abrams has narrowly missed elimination from "American Idol" on Thursday night, March 24, and Blake Lewis has a few words he'd like to share with the finalist. Speaking to MTV, the runner-up of season 6 first admitted, "I like Casey." Still, he was quick to add, "I think he's been scaring America."

Offering a reason behind the comment, the 29-year-old pointed out, "He looks like he's going to punch a baby." As for his advice for Casey on how to avoid getting the boot too early, the singer/beatboxer further added, "I want him to smile. ... Each week he's been screaming."
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Lily Allen Wins Lawsuit Against British Newspaper Group

March 25, 2011 07:31:20 GMT


Singer Lily Allen has been awarded an undisclosed sum of damages after taking legal action against a British newspaper group. The "Smile" singer filed suit against the Daily Mail's parent company Associated Newspapers in November 2010 for publishing unauthorized pictures of her English country home.

Allen, who originally demanded between $80,000 and $160,000 in damages, was granted an undisclosed sum by the U.K. High Court on Monday, March 21. The star's legal fees will be taken care of as part of the settlement and she'll own the rights to the photos, reports The Guardian.
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Robert Pattinson Worries 'Breaking Dawn' Will Get R-Rating

March 25, 2011 07:28:42 GMT


Twilight star Robert Pattinson fears the final two movies in the vampire love story saga will have to be heavily censored for young fans to see them, because some scenes are too horrific. The British actor, who plays Edward Cullen in the film franchise, is worried film bosses will slap a restrictive rating on "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part I" and "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part II" movies after considering them too extreme for teenagers.

He tells Entertainment Weekly magazine, "There's some interesting and weird stuff going on, really very, very, very strange. It's great. For a big mainstream movie, it's the most obscure storyline and really outside the box. It's a horror movie. I've seen a few bits, and I just can't see how it's going to be (rated) PG-13... unless they cut everything out."
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Juno Temple Allegedly Locked for 'The Dark Knight Rises'

March 25, 2011 07:21:05 GMT


Juno Temple has allegedly been locked to play in "The Dark Knight Rises". Last week, a speculation grew that the 21-year-old actress was up for the forthcoming movie. On Thursday, March 24, Variety reports that the "Dirty Girl" actress has signed up to play a "street-smart Gotham girl" in the new film.

However, no further descriptions are available about the role yet. Words are, the Queen Anne of 2011's "The Three Musketeers" is set to play Holly Robinson, a friend of Anne Hathaway's Catwoman, for the upcoming "Batman" movie.
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Details of Reese Witherspoon's Wedding Spilled

March 25, 2011 07:12:30 GMT


Reese Witherspoon is a few days away from her weekend wedding to CAA agent fiance Jim Toth, and details of their nuptials started to spill out. Citing sources close to the couple, Radar Online reported that the two children of the "Water for Elephants" actress will have a major role in the ceremony.

While seven-year-old Deacon and eleven-year-old Ava will be involved, the 35-year-old's ex-husband Ryan Phillippe is not expected to come at all to the wedding, which reportedly will take place this coming Saturday, March 26 in her Ojai ranch in California. One friend simply said, "He won't be there."
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Lars von Trier's Next Movie Could Be About Woman's Erotic Birth

March 25, 2011 07:02:46 GMT


Lars von Trier is not running out of controversial ideas yet for his movie. The Danish filmmaker, who gained outraged reactions for his 2009 Cannes entry "Antichrist", has told Screen Daily (via Slash Film) that he plans to make "a film about a woman's erotic birth, a woman who discovers her eroticism." He says, "The working title is 'The Nymphomaniac'."

von Trier additionally reveals that he actually has two projects in mind, but is advised that, for funding purposes, "The Nymphomaniac" is the easier sell. "I had two titles that I put to my business partner Peter Aalbaek Jensen. One was 'The Nymphomaniac', the other was 'Dirt in Bedsores'. I asked him which one he thought was the most commercial. He said that with a title like 'The Nymphomaniac', the film would already be financed," the 55-year-old helmer says as quoted by the site.
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Taylor Swift Adds 16 New Dates to 'Speak Now' World Tour

March 25, 2011 07:02:15 GMT


Taylor Swift won't be taking a break from tour anytime soon. The country pop singer has just added a number of tour dates to her current world traveling show. Sixteen in total, the new shows include the ones held in Bossier City on September 20 and in Tampa on November 12.

Tickets for the newly-added North American shows will go on sale sometime soon. Australian artist Adam Brand will open the September and the November shows, while David Nail will serve as a supporting act on the added October concerts.
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Danny McBride Detained by Police After Fans Mob

March 25, 2011 06:54:20 GMT


"Pineapple Express" star Danny McBride sparked a police scare during a night out in Georgia this week (beginning March 21) after a large group of fans swarmed the actor for autographs.

McBride was heading back to his hotel near the University of Georgia in Athens early on Thursday, March 24 when college students recognized the actor and hounded him for photos and autographs. The street commotion attracted the attention of a nearby police officer, who approached the actor and raised concerns about a potential mob situation, according to TMZ.com.
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Jessie J Far From Upset Over Britney Spears Song Snub

March 25, 2011 06:36:33 GMT


British pop sensation Jessie J is refusing to feel depressed after having her song submission for Britney Spears' new album rejected, insisting she's simply grateful for the opportunity to write for the superstar. The singer/songwriter has become hot property in recent months since storming the European charts with her hit singles "Price Tag" and "Do It Like A Dude", and she was invited to send in a track for Spears' upcoming release "Femme Fatale".

Jessie J's tune failed to make the final cut - but the pop newcomer is far from upset. She tells MTV News, "She probably had every major songwriter in the world write a song for her... To even have the opportunity to write a song for her is still incredible. As a songwriter, I'm still taking baby steps... It was a good song though."
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'The Office' Episode Reveals How Michael Will Exit

March 25, 2011 06:36:15 GMT


Michael Scott was neither dead nor did he make it to Hollywood. The Thursday, March 24 episode of "The Office" kicked off the story arc where the character played by Steve Carell made a life-changing decision by [Spoiler Alert] proposing to his soulmate Holly Flax and announcing to the Dunder Mifflin staff that he's following her to Colorado.

Along with the announcement came the confirmation that Will Ferrell will be the new boss. Ferrell, who plays Dunder Mifflin manager from another branch, appeared toward the end of the episode, giving Michael a hug. Although Ferrell is the replacement, NBC insists on saying that he would not be a full-time cast, meaning someone else will come along or one of the staff will get a promotion.
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Michael Douglas Offers Condolences to Victims of Japan Disaster

March 25, 2011 06:16:11 GMT


United Nations Messenger of Peace Michael Douglas has expressed his condolences to the victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami disaster. An estimated 18,000 people lost their lives in the double disaster which struck Japan on March 11.

The "Wall Street" legend, who recently overcame a battle with cancer, joined U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the United Nations headquarters in New York on Thursday, March 24 and offered his heartfelt thoughts to those affected by the tragedies.
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'Real Housewives of D.C.' Not Canceled Yet

March 25, 2011 06:15:49 GMT


"The Real Housewives of D.C." is not over just yet. Despite claim that the show did not do well, Bravo has not canceled it as reported by Radar Online. A representative for the network says to Access Hollywood that "no decision has been made yet" regarding the future of the reality series.

The denial is released by the rep following Radar's report that Bravo will not renew "Real Housewives of D.C." after one low-rated season. "The show just didn't do well and it wasn't worth airing another season," a source close to the situation tells the site.
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Miley Cyrus' Alleged Stalker Arrested for Trespassing

March 25, 2011 06:08:31 GMT


Police were called to Miley Cyrus' home on Thursday morning, March 24 following reports of an attempted burglary next door. Musa Danasabe Ibrahim, 26, was arrested after he was apprehended in the yard of the singer's neighbor.

X17online.com reports Ibrahim was trying to gain entry into Cyrus' house, but got the two homes mixed up. A police spokesman tells the website, "When we arrived on the scene, we found him in her neighbor's yard. He was arrested for trespassing."
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'American Idol' Contestants Move Out of Haunted Mansion

March 25, 2011 05:58:15 GMT


No one was sent home from "American Idol" after the judges chose to save Casey Abrams from elimination on Thursday night, March 24, but none of the finalists will be returning to the Beverly Hills mansion. According to TMZ, the remaining contestants have left the house set up for them, because they believed it is haunted.

Words are, the contestants first complained about flickering lights inside the house, which was followed by a spider infestation. It wasn't until several of them claimed to have seen a bed sheet floating down an empty hallway that they really freaked out. Adding more problem to the supernatural drama, last weekend's rains has caused the roof to leak.
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No Love Interest for Captain Kirk in 'Star Trek' Sequel

March 25, 2011 05:12:12 GMT


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Chris Pine has denied rumor that he was posting a message about untitled Star Trek sequel. After words emerged that the "Unstoppable" actor gushed on his Facebook page that his role of Captain Kirk is getting a "love interest" in the upcoming movie, Pine has his representative pour cold water to the speculation, insisting that the actor did not write the message since he does not have a Facebook account.

The rep claims that the Facebook page in question is not official. The publicist says that the Bo Barrett of "Bottle Shock" does not sign up for Twitter or any other social networking websites, despite the fact that there are a number of Facebook "fan pages" that use his name.
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Rachel Zoe Has Given Birth to First Son

March 25, 2011 05:03:02 GMT


Celebrity designer Rachel Zoe has become a first-time mum after giving birth to a baby boy. The stylist, who helped Anne Hathaway pick out her Oscars wardrobe this year, went into labor on Tuesday, March 22 and checked herself into Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Her representative has now confirmed to People.com Zoe and her husband Rodger Berman have welcomed a son named Skyler Morrison Berman. In a statement, the couple says: "Mum and Dad literally could not be happier or more in love with their son!".
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Far East Movement's 'If I Was You (OMG)' Video Ft. Snoop Dogg

March 25, 2011 04:57:17 GMT


Far East Movement bring Snoop Doog to their party in a music video filmed to support their joint track "If I Was You (OMG)". The West Coast Hip-Hop group get surrounded by the ladies and have the DJ play their upbeat song to get the party going.

"If I Was You" appears in Far East's debut album "Free Wired" which has been released since October 2010. Mostly filled with club-ready anthems, the CD is described as a soundtrack of their lifestyle. "We set out to make an Alternative Pop album fusing all of our inspirations from Hip-Hop, electro, pop, alternative rock... anything that's in our iPod," they said.
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Possible Plot Details of 'American Pie 4' Unveiled

March 25, 2011 04:47:32 GMT


Universal Pictures has recently announced they are making a new "American Pie" movie titled "American Reunion", and now new details of the upcoming project have surfaced. Brought to surface by What's Playing, the possible plot details reveal that [SPOILER ALERT!] the whole gang are returning to East Great Falls for their ten-year high school reunion.

Chris Klein's Oz is a big shot with a Malibu mansion. His girlfriend Mia, who seems to be a gold-digger, decides to join him at the reunion. Meanwhile, his ex-girlfriend Heather (Mena Suvari) brings with her to the town her new boyfriend, a forty-something surgeon, who tries to act younger.
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Rep: Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard Are Not Married

March 25, 2011 04:36:17 GMT


Actress Kristen Bell's representative has dismissed reports the "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" star and longtime fiance Dax Shepard have secretly wed. Bell sparked rumors suggesting she and Shepard had tied the knot after posting a photo and suggestive caption on her Twitter.com. page on Wednesday, March 23.

In the post she wrote, "My adorable husband, @daxshepard1 voting 4 his favorite american idol. Over and over again."
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'Law and Order: CI' Promo of Goren and Eames' Return

March 25, 2011 04:32:16 GMT


"Law & Order: Criminal Intent" includes familiar faces in its new promo for season 10. Vincent D'Onofrio and Kathryn Erbe are back as Detective Robert Goren and his long-time partner Alex Eames at the behest of new Major Case Captain William Hannah.

D'Onofrio said goodbye to the show at the end of season 9 premiere. He agreed to finish the show for eight episodes since this would be the last season. The last time viewers saw of Goren was when his partner Eames received a promotion and she had to fire him. The two mutually agreed to leave the squad.
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Snoop Dogg Sets Up Trust Fund for Nate Dogg's Kids

March 25, 2011 04:29:08 GMT


Rapper Snoop Dogg has appealed to friends and fans of his late cousin Nate Dogg to donate to a special trust fund set up in the tragic star's memory. The "Regulate" hitmaker, 41, died last week, on March 15 of stroke complications and Snoop Dogg was one of the first to pay tribute to his relative.

He and close pal Warren G are among the stars expected to play key roles at the singer's funeral ceremony in Long Beach, California on Saturday, March 26 as part of a weekend of events celebrating the hip-hop star's life.
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Jury Selection Begins in Michael Jackson Manslaughter Case

March 25, 2011 04:09:46 GMT


Jury selection for Dr. Conrad Murray's long-awaited trial begins on Thursday, March 24, as the embattled medic prepares to face court over Michael Jackson's death. The physician stands accused of administering a dose of Propofol which led to the King of Pop's death in June 2009 and he has pleaded not guilty to a charge of involuntary manslaughter.

Now the first stage of the jury screening process is set to commence in a Los Angeles courtroom as officials quiz 320 potential panel members. Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor will determine whether prospects can afford to spend time away from work, before handing out questionnaires which will ask about their knowledge of the case, taste in music and knowledge of prescription drugs.
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TV Role Improves Kate Winslet's Cooking Skills

March 25, 2011 04:00:24 GMT


Kate Winslet improved her skills in the kitchen while shooting new TV show "Mildred Pierce" - she received chicken-chopping lessons from celebrity chef Tom Colicchio. The "Titanic" actress takes the title role in the upcoming HBO drama, playing a young mother in the 1930s who opens up a bakery to earn extra cash.

Producers drafted in famed cook Colicchio to teach Winslet an authentic retro technique for cutting up meat - and she was delighted to learn new culinary skills. Winslet tells GrubStreet.com, "I cook anyway, so I was very fortunate with that. I was working with the culinary experts, and they just could see that I'm obviously used to being in the kitchen. And that definitely did help, I have to say, especially when I had to do things quite swiftly and deftly in the kitchen and make it look as though she had been doing it for years.
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Jaden Smith Falls Victim to Death Hoax


March 25, 2011 03:46:07 GMT


Jaden Smith has become the youngest victim to another celebrity death hoax. A representative for the 12-year-old son of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith was quick to put a brake on the swirling Internet rumors suggesting he has died in a snowboarding accident, insisting the child actor is well and alive.

Jaden's rep offered clarification to TMZ by simply stating, "It's absolutely not true." The leading star of "The Karate Kid" is currently on a tour with his good friend and teen heartthrob Justin Bieber. He himself has recently posted a tweet that read, "In Nottingham about to hit the stage with [Justin Bieber]."
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Johnny Depp to Guest Star on Ricky Gervais' 'Life's Too Short'

March 25, 2011 03:36:02 GMT


"Life's Too Short" has snatched a big cameo, so Ricky Gervais claimed via his blog. The comedian, who writes and will star on the upcoming BBC2 comedy series, has confirmed that "Pirates of the Caribbean" trilogy actor Johnny Depp will appear on it.

While nodding his head to Depp's guest spot, Gervais denied speculation that Jerry Seinfeld would also make a guest appearance. "The Depp bit is true. The Seinfeld isn't," he wrote on his blog, debunking speculation that "The Marriage Ref" executive producer will play "quite a whiny Upper East Side Jewish guy."
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Preparing for West End Role, Keira Knightley Teaches Drama Class

March 25, 2011 03:23:57 GMT


Keira Knightley went back to school to teach a drama class in preparation for her role in West End play "The Children's Hour". Knightley and and her co-star, "Mad Men"'s Elisabeth Moss, play teachers in the drama so they spent a day at Brentwood School in Essex, England, where they stepped in front of a class of 10 drama students.

The "Pirates of the Caribbean" actress admits it was "terrifying" to be in charge of pupils, but she gained a new found respect for school staff. She says, "They were so kind. I got them to do a scene from the play - basically I did a drama class. It left me with a great respect for teachers. It gives you an insight into how tired you are after just an hour."
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Michael Shannon and Edgar Ramirez Up for 'Superman' Villain

March 25, 2011 03:19:03 GMT


After lead role in the new "Superman" film has been set for Henry Cavill, and Jonathan and Martha Kent roles have been opted for Kevin Costner and Diane Lane respectively, the villain role is in need to cast. Words are, Michael Shannon has the possibility to play the bad guy. Deadline has reported "there is interest" in the actor of "The Runaways".

Earlier the same day, there is report that Edgar Ramirez is in line to play the antihero role in the Zack Snyder-directed movie. Latino reports the "Carlos" actor is "supposedly being eyed for a villain role in Zack Snyder's Superman film".
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Paris Hilton Sues Book's Writer Over Racist Remarks

March 25, 2011 03:11:58 GMT


Paris Hilton has instructed her attorneys to take legal action against an author who has accused the heiress of making racist comments in an interview - calling the allegations "absolutely untrue and ridiculous". The socialite hit headlines this week (begs March 21) when extracts from Neil Strauss' book "Everyone Loves You When You're Dead: Journeys Into Fame and Madness" emerged online.

The book contains excerpts from an alleged interview with Hilton back in 1999, with Strauss claiming she made controversial comments about her love life. But a representative for Hilton is adamant the socialite never made the remarks featured in the book and she's now consulting her lawyers.
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Video Premiere: Keri Hilson's 'One Night Stand' Ft. Chris Brown


March 25, 2011 03:05:39 GMT


Keri Hilson gets cozy with fellow R&B performer Chris Brown in "One Night Stand" music video which is directed by Colin Tilley. They talk about craving for each other's company after spending a night together while dancing intimately in a dark warehouse. Playing a hardworking, sweaty mechanic, Breezy promises "satisfaction guaranteed" for their second rendezvous.

"Chris Brown is a good friend of mine. He actually was one of the writers on the song, so I decided to make it a duet. It's a perfect marriage," Keri previously told Rap-Up TV. "If TLC and Jodeci did a record together, 'One Night Stand' is what I imagine it would sound like."
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Season 4 of 'Fringe' Confirmed

March 25, 2011 02:54:32 GMT


The bubble has burst, "Fringe" is officially a go for fourth season. The supernatural show is serving FOX well rating-wise although it was moved to the death slot, Friday nights. "Fringe was picked up!!!! Thanks Fringedom!" executive producer Joel Wyman tweeted.

The pickup was a close call because the drama fell to its lowest rating last Friday. It was down by 13% from the previous night with 3.8 million viewers and a 1.3 rating in the adult demo. Nevertheless, the show has averaged 3.3 million viewers in the ad-favored demo and 6.3 million in total viewers.
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Elizabeth Taylor Late to Her Own Funeral

March 25, 2011 02:44:20 GMT


Elizabeth Taylor was late to her own funeral, it has been uncovered. The two-time Academy Award winner was laid to rest at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California on Thursday, March 24, but the private Jewish ceremony got delayed for about 15 minutes after the announced start time at her request.

In a statement, publicist Sally Morrison confirmed that the Hollywood icon, whose casket was draped with gardenias, violets, and lily of the valley for the service, has left instructions in which she requested that her funeral started late. "She even wanted to be late for her own funeral," so the representative announced.
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'The Amazing Spider-Man' Sequel Already in the Works With Scribe


March 25, 2011 02:28:54 GMT


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"The Amazing Spider-Man" has not finished shooting yet, but Columbia Pictures has begun working on the sequel. The Hollywood Reporter reports the studio has hired James Vanderbilt to write the script for the upcoming installment of the web-slinger after the studio execs gave a thumbs up for his take.

Vanderbilt has written for "The Amazing Spider-Man" which is currently in production under the direction of Marc Webb. He was previously tapped to work on "Spider-Man 4" when Sam Raimi was still expected to continue the series for Columbia with Tobey Maguire as the superhero depicter, before the project collapsed.
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New Official Pictures of Katy Perry's 'E.T.' Music Video

March 25, 2011 02:26:03 GMT


As release date of Katy Perry's "E.T." music video comes closer, three new stills from the upcoming clip are provided for a sneak peek. Three in total, the pictures feature the wife of British comedian Russell Brand in her alien make-up.

Two of them boast a close-up look at Katy wearing white-red-and-blue make-up and a braided headpiece. The other highlights her in a full-body shot as she rocks a red flowing dress and claws her hands. "[It's] exclusive ExtraTerrestrial image," she wrote on her official site.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Elizabeth Taylor's Death Blamed for Zsa Zsa Gabor's Hospitalization

March 25, 2011 02:14:33 GMT


A representative for Zsa Zsa Gabor has blamed the actress' latest health scare on the shock of losing her close friend Elizabeth Taylor, revealing the ailing star deteriorated after hearing news of her death. The 94 year old remains under observation at the UCLA Medical Center in California following her hospitalization on Wednesday, March 23.

A spokesperson for Gabor has now confirmed the Hollywood veteran became distraught when she was told her close friend had passed away and the scare prompted her husband Frederic Prinz von Anhalt to call for medical assistance.
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George Lopez Sorry for Comparing Kirstie Alley to Pig on 'DWTS'

March 25, 2011 01:53:42 GMT


A war of word between Kirstie Alley and George Lopez ends up with a retaliation and an apology. Lopez compared the weight-struggling actress to a pig after her "Dancing with the Stars" performance on Tuesday, March 22. "She did a nice job, her little hooves tapping away. Before the show she went to the market, then she had roast beef, and this is her going all the way home," he said while playing a video of a pig squealing.

Alley who actually got the second-best score of the night, fired back via Twitter by pinning on Lopez's drinking problem. "Don't worry about George's comments...just remember what happens to the big bad, drunk woolf...falls in a boiling pot of vodka. Piggy laughs," she wrote on Thursday.
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'American Idol' Results: No One's Going Home

March 25, 2011 01:50:41 GMT


"American Idol" live result show on Thursday night, March 24 had a big surprise. One of judges' favorites was in the bottom three but no one eventually was sent home that night. Thia Megia and Stefano Langone were the first two announced at risk of elimination, leaving one place at the bottom three which surprisingly went to Casey Abrams instead of Haley Reinhart who was called along with Casey.

After a performance from "Idol" alumna Jennifer Hudson, Ryan Seacrest declared Thia is safe, making it down to Casey and Stefano. Stefano soon followed in Thia's footsteps as Casey got the lowest number of votes that night.
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Rihanna and Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles to Duet at 2011 ACM Awards

March 25, 2011 01:43:16 GMT


Rihanna is going to go country. The R&B performer has confirmed that she has been tapped to sing at the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards. She shared on Twitter, "I'm so bloody excited to be performing at the ACM's! What an honor..."

RiRi explained further about her upcoming gig at the prize-giving event. The "S&M" singer revealed that she is set to perform "California King Bed" with Jennifer Nettles, the female singer of this year's ACM Top Vocal Duo of the Year nominee Sugarland.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Details on Elizabeth Taylor's Private Funeral

March 25, 2011 01:06:08 GMT


Elizabeth Taylor has been laid to rest in a small, private funeral service. Around four dozen family members and close friends gathered at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California on Thursday afternoon, March 24 to bid their final goodbyes to the 79-year-old screen legend, Glendale police spokesman Tom Lorenz told the Associated Press.

Five stretched limousines transporting Liz's family began pulling up to the mausoleum at 2 P.M. for the service that lasted for about one hour. No procession was held. While helicopters buzzed overhead and camera crews gathered outside, Tom said that inside the sprawling memorial park, barricades blocked access to the funeral site.
 
 
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