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March 26, 2011

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Susan Lucci Welcomes New Granddaughter

March 26, 2011 06:46:20 GMT


U.S. soap star Susan Lucci is celebrating a new addition to her family, her actress daughter %Liza has given birth to her third child. Huber and her husband, Alexander Hesterberg III, welcomed baby girl, Hayden Victoria, in New York on Wednesday night, March 23.

Gushing about her new granddaughter, "All My Children" star Lucci tells InTouchWeekly.com, "Hayden is beautiful and curious. Victoria is our family name, both Liza and myself have the same middle name, and we are so happy that she is carrying on the tradition. We have never seen Liza look more beautiful."
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Bankrupt Toni Braxton Boasts About Lavish Lifestyle


March 26, 2011 06:42:38 GMT


R&B star Toni Braxton is set to spark controversy after boasting about her lavish lifestyle on her upcoming reality TV show, just months after filing for bankruptcy. The "Unbreak My Heart" hitmaker's latest financial troubles came to light in October 2010, when she admitted to owing between $10 million and $50 million in unpaid debts.

But the star appears to have shrugged off her legal woes for the filming of "Braxton Family Values", according to the New York Post. On the program, which premieres in the U.S. on 12 April 2011, Braxton says, "I have a big-a** house, three cars, and I fly first class all around the world. Some say I have the perfect life."
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Rihanna Not Urged to Cancel Tour Over Poor Ticket Sales

March 26, 2011 06:41:32 GMT


Music mogul Irving Azoff has hit out at a U.S. newspaper article alleging Rihanna is struggling to sell tickets for her upcoming U.S. tour, insisting the figures quoted in the piece are "so wrong". The report, published in the New York Post on Tuesday, March 22, claimed the Umbrella hitmaker had been urged by tour experts to ax a string of dates on her Loud trek, staged by concert promotion firm Live Nation, due to poor sales.

It was alleged just 3,700 tickets had been sold for the singer's gig at T.D. Garden in Boston, Massachusetts in July 2011, adding she will need at least 15,000 to break even. A source told the New York Post's Page Six column, "It has been a big disappointment. The ticket sales in big U.S. cities like Boston are so bad, they will barely cover basics like the lighting and other arena costs. Tour managers are begging local radio stations to do giveaways."
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Bret Michaels Suing Tony Awards for Brain Hemorrhage

March 26, 2011 06:39:50 GMT


Rocker Bret Michaels has filed suit against the producers behind the 2009 Tony Awards, blaming his on-stage accident at the ceremony for causing his near-fatal brain hemorrhage. The Poison front-man was performing at the New York prize giving when a stage prop fell and hit him in the face, leaving him with a bloody and broken nose and a cut lip.

Michaels was back in hospital six months after the awards show with a brain hemorrhage and a mild stroke, and the singer is convinced the two incidents are related. He lodged legal papers in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Friday, March 25, holding bosses at Tony Award Productions and TV network CBS responsible for his health crisis, reports TMZ.com.
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Penelope Cruz: Johnny Depp Still Up to His Old Tricks

March 26, 2011 06:34:25 GMT


Hollywood joker Johnny Depp caused a stink on the set of the latest Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides movie, by using a fart machine to play pranks on the film crew. Penelope Cruz, who appears alongside Depp in the upcoming "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides", first learned of the movie hunk's playful tendencies when they filmed drug drama "Blow" together in 2001.

And she learned Depp was still up to his old tricks when she joined him onset for the fourth installment of the Disney franchise. She recalls, "When I met him 10 years ago he had a plastic one (fart machine) and now, 10 years later, he has one with a remote control... He fooled me once when we were doing 'Blow'. "
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Renee Zellweger Moving Out of Bradley Cooper's Home

March 26, 2011 06:31:25 GMT


Actress Renee Zellweger has made her split from Bradley Cooper official after moving her possessions out of his California home. The couple started dating in 2009 and spent a lot of time holed up in "The Hangover" actor's Pacific Palisades house.

They reportedly called off the romance earlier this month and Zellweger was spotted collecting her things from Cooper's pad on Thursday, March 24, according to UsMagazine.com. But the "Bridget Jones's Diary" star appears to be taking the failed relationship in her stride.
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Prince Harry to Join Charity Trek to North Pole for Charity

March 26, 2011 06:28:45 GMT


Prince Harry will join a group of wounded British soldiers on a charity trek to the North Pole on Tuesday, March 29 after clearing space in his busy schedule. The British royal, who served in Afghanistan as a member of Britain's armed forces, voiced his hopes to take part in the expedition earlier this year to raise money for Walking With The Wounded, an organization which helps rehabilitate injured troops.

He recently learned he would not need to report for military training until next month, allowing the Prince to tag along for the grueling journey. Harry will spend five days trekking in freezing temperatures with a number of servicemen who were wounded in Afghanistan - and he can't wait to tackle the feat.
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Warren Beatty Wins Rights to 'Dick Tracy' Screen Franchise

March 26, 2011 06:26:21 GMT


Hollywood veteran Warren Beatty has maintained the rights to the "Dick Tracy" screen franchise after winning a summary judgment in his long running legal dispute. The actor/director has been locked in a legal war with bosses at Tribune Media Services, a unit of bankrupt newspaper publisher Tribune, since 2006, when he was accused of "wrongly" claiming to have exclusive motion picture and TV rights to the police detective brand - despite purchasing the broadcast privileges in 1985.

But Tribune executives claimed the movie star had not made any "productive use" of the franchise, and therefore the rights should revert back to the media firm if he failed to begin work on a new Tracy project within two years. Their assertion prompted Beatty to hit back with a counter suit to keep hold of the rights to the franchise.
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Shooter in E-40's Concert Jailed

March 26, 2011 06:24:26 GMT


A Colorado man convicted of fatally shooting a concert-goer after a 2009 show by rapper E-40 has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Terry Gaines, Jr. was arrested in April 2009 on a charge of first-degree murder after the body of Michael Davis, 27, was found in his car following the hip-hop star's gig in Colorado Springs.

Police reported bullets were fired at the victim as he sat in his vehicle and Gaines, Jr. was spotted speeding away from the crime scene after the shots rang out. Gaines, Jr., who claimed he acted in self-defense after allegedly seeing Davis reach for a gun, was handed the punishment in court on Friday, March 25, according to ABC News.
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Paul Rodgers Missed Out to Be Jim Morrison's Replacement

March 26, 2011 06:13:05 GMT


Rocker Paul Rodgers missed out on the chance to replace Jim Morrison as The Doors frontman because he was living in a country retreat and the legendary band struggled to track him down. The "Free and Bad Company" singer was Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger's top choice to join them in the band following Morrison's death in 1971 and they traveled to the U.K. intending to offer him an audition.

But Rodgers was busy working at a remote countryside hideaway and couldn't be located by the "Light My Fire" hitmakers - and it was almost 40 years before he found out about the band's failed mission.
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Rebecca Black Admires Selena Gomez


March 26, 2011 06:13:03 GMT


Rebecca Black is a fan of today's young celebrity couple, Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez. After admitting that she has Bieber Fever, the 13-year-old girl now admits she also digs the 18-year-old Disney babe who is none other than Justin's alleged girlfriend.

"I totally admire her," Rebecca tells People, before detailing what makes her admire Selena. "I think it's awesome that she hasn't taken that downward spiral that other child stars have taken." She further reveals her other celebrity crush, saying "And I really love Katy Perry, too."
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Demi Lovato Has Fun Dinner With Selena Gomez


March 26, 2011 06:06:20 GMT


Demi Lovato is back hanging out with her BFF Selena Gomez once again. The actress, who stars as Sonny Munroe on "Sonny with a Chance", has shared with her Twitter followers on Friday, March 25 that she has just had a fun dinner with her co-star in "Princess Protection Program".

Sharing her excitement over the outing, the 18-year-old songstress tweeted a short message, "Fun dinner with @selenagomez." At the same time, her pal Selena also took to Twitter to post a photo of them together, but didn't offer any detail about it. The picture captures Demi smiling widely and Selena puckering up.
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Courtney Love to Reunite With Hole at Documentary Screening

March 26, 2011 05:56:34 GMT


Singer Courtney Love will reunite with the original members of her rock band Hole on Monday, March 28 for their first public outing in more than a decade. The rocker will hit the red carpet with bassist Melissa Auf der Maur and guitarist Eric Erlandson to show their support for one-time drummer Patty Schemel at the New York premiere of "Hit So Hard", a documentary about her tough life.

The Hole stars last appeared together in front of the cameras in 1998. The band split in 2002, although Love courted controversy when she went on to release her 2010 album "Nobody's Daughter" under the group's name.
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Kate Winslet Gets Her Expletive-Laden Outtakes as Gift

March 26, 2011 05:51:58 GMT


Kate Winslet has a unique gift to remember her time on the set of TV mini-series "Mildred Pierce" - a gag reel filled with the actress' expletive-laden outtakes. The "Titanic" star plays the title role in the upcoming 1930s drama, about a young mother who opens up a bakery to earn some extra cash.

But Winslet struggled to keep in character throughout the shoot and would often let slip a few curse words, so producers decided to gather up all of the rude bloopers and presented Winslet with the complete collection when filming wrapped. The Oscar winner was keen to show off the footage, but she soon realized it wasn't quite so suitable to screen to her kids, Mia, 10, and Joe, seven.
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Elizabeth Taylor Takes James Dean's Dark Childhood to the Grave

March 26, 2011 05:48:52 GMT


Dame Elizabeth Taylor took one of James Dean's most private confessions to the grave when she died on Wednesday, March 23 - he was molested by a minister when he was a child, according to revered journalist Kevin Sessums.

Taylor opened up about Dean's little-known past during an interview in 1997, when she reportedly swore the writer to secrecy - only allowing him to reveal all upon her death. The Hollywood icon, who starred alongside Dean in the classic film "Giant", told Sessums, "I'm going to tell you something, but it's off the record until I die. OK?"
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Confirmed, Tom Hanks Is Booked for '30 Rock'

March 26, 2011 05:38:31 GMT


Tom Hanks is set to join "30 Rock" gang this spring. A source has confirmed that the two-time Academy Awards winner will guest star on the NBC comedy series. The actor has also taken it to Twitter to announce his new job, writing "RadioMan delivers msg from T.Fey. Result? I'm on 30 Rock! Thanks, RMan Hanx."

No details are available for Hanks' role just yet, but TVLine speculates he may play himself. His guest-starring role on the Emmy-winning series will mark his first acting appearance on primetime network TV in more than two decades. His last network TV role was on 1980s' "Family Ties".
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Kirstie Alley Has Forgiven George Lopez for 'Pig' Joke

March 26, 2011 05:28:23 GMT


The feud between Kirstie Alley and George Lopez has come to a sweet end. Just hours after she turned down the talk show host's apology for comparing her to a pig, this season's contestant of "Dancing with the Stars" has made use her Twitter account once again to announce that she has forgiven him.

"take life as lightly as u can and then move on ...even u George ....u are forgiven.....:)....," the 60-year-old actress first tweeted. Hours later, she followed it up with another tweet that read, "In fairness.. Mr. Lopez sent me a HUGE Slew of flowers today... I formally accept your flowers and your regards...heres yur kidney back..;)"
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It's Official, James Franco and Mila Kunis Join 'Oz, the Great and Powerful'


March 26, 2011 05:22:53 GMT


James Franco and Mila Kunis have officially become parts of "Oz, the Great and Powerful". Walt Disney Pictures has recently confirmed to Coming Soon that both stars are set to play the titular character and Theodora respectively.

In the forthcoming movie, Franco plays a fast-talking person who works as a snake oil salesman and illusionist. He runs away from a traveling circus and is blown in a hot air balloon by a tornado to Oz, where he has to fight against magic and the sisters battling for control of the land.
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Vince Neil Gets Battery Report Filed Against Him

March 26, 2011 05:06:18 GMT


Motley Crue star Vince Neil landed in trouble with the law again on Thursday, March 24 when a battery report was filed against him following an alleged brawl in Las Vegas. The rocker allegedly became embroiled in an altercation with his ex-girlfriend and one of her friends at a Hal Sparks concert at the Las Vegas Hilton.

According to TMZ.com, security guards at the hotel called cops to the scene to break up the alleged fight and the unidentified ex-girlfriend subsequently filed a battery report. Neil was not arrested.
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Video Premiere: Benny Benassi's 'Cinema'

March 26, 2011 05:03:47 GMT


Benny Benassi has just debuted a music video in support of his latest single "Cinema". The DJ and his featured guest Gary Go are seen "taking turns at some sort of visualization clinic where they wear a helmet that allows them to see a particular memory."

"Cinema" is the second single from Benassi's upcoming studio album "Electroman". Its music video was premiered by mtvU to kick off Ultra Music Festival as part of its Indie Music Month's "31 in 31: 31 Video Premieres in 31 Days."
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Preview: 'Fringe' Goes Inside Olivia's Mind

March 26, 2011 04:55:47 GMT


The desperate attempt to save Olivia from the death leads to the decision to enter her mind ala "Inception". In three weeks, "Fringe" will begin the story arc that builds the third season finale with "Lysergic Acid Diethylamide". The new episode airs April 15 on FOX.

Speaking of what will lead up to the finale, showrunner Joel Wyman told THR, "Consistently, we've tried to have a new chapter begin at the end of the seasons. The first season was the Twin Towers and the second season was Olivia over there. This one will have the same effect that, sort of the beginning of a new understanding of the program."
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Video: Remembering Elizabeth Taylor's Support for Gay Rights

March 26, 2011 04:46:22 GMT


When Elizabeth Taylor passed away in the early hours of Wednesday, March 23, Hollywood isn't the only one left saddened by the news. The LGBT community also shares mutual feeling toward the lost of their loyal supporter considering that the actress who has been considered as gay icon wasn't afraid of being vocal about equal rights for all.

Back in 2000, the 79-year-old actress was honored with the Vanguard Award at the 11th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. During her acceptance speech, she openly addressed the issue of gay rights. In newly released video, she declares, "All of us should be treated the same, and GLAAD knows that. Why shouldn't gay people be allowed to marry?"
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ABC Wants to Reunite Chris Brown and Rihanna

March 26, 2011 04:38:37 GMT


ABC has no hard feeling towards Chris Brown over his tantrum at "Good Morning America" backstage. Robin Roberts has invited him back to her show, and now latest rumor says producers plan an interview that will reunite him with ex-girlfriend Rihanna.

Sources at the network tell E! Online that producers want to "milk this event for everything its worth." Asked if Chris and Rihanna's reunion would be made a reality show, a top-level ABC insider says, "No, that would never happen here. What's far more likely is orchestrating Chris Brown talking to Rihanna for the first time."
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B.o.B Disses Odd Future in New Song, Tyler Responds on Twitter

March 26, 2011 04:37:03 GMT


B.o.B has answered Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All's homophobic lines directed at him. He raps in his newly-revealed song "No Future", "If I was you I would be a little more cautious/ I'm way too high for you to look at/ The future ain't looking promising for these rookies."

Odd Future previously made fun of B.o.B in their song called "Yonkers". They spit lines, "(What you think of Hayley Williams?) F**k her, Wolf Haley robbin' 'em/ I'll crash that f**kin' airplane that that fa**ot ni**a B.o.B is in/ And stab Bruno Mars in his goddamn esophagus/ And won't stop until the cops come in."
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'Child's Play' Remake to Come in 2012


March 26, 2011 03:54:45 GMT


MGM is moving forward with their plan to revive evil toy Chucky on big screen. Words are, the studio has planned to release the untitled Child's Play remake in 2012 and is gearing up to start the production later this year.

The project has been in development for several years, but it faced a big obstacle as MGM and Universal fought over the rights issues. MGM has the rights to the original "Child's Play", while Universal retained rights to the sequels. Now, a deal has been struck between the two studios, MovieWeb reports.
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'The Three Musketeers' First Teaser Trailer Released

March 26, 2011 03:42:26 GMT


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"The Three Musketeers" debuts its first trailer. The one-and-a-half-minute video gives a glimpse of Logan Lerman's D'Artagnan who, along with three legendary musketeers, prevents the villain from seizing the French throne.

Adapted from Alexandre Dumas' legendary book of the same name, the action film follows hot-headed young D'Artagnan joining forces with three rogue Musketeers, Athos (Matthew MacFadyen), Aramis (Luke Evans), and Porthos (Ray Stevenson). They must stop the evil Cardinal Richlieu (Christoph Waltz), and face off Duke of Buckingham (Orlando Bloom) and the treacherous Milady de Winter (Milla Jovovich).
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Britney Spears' Secret 'Femme Fatale' Show in Las Vegas Revealed

March 26, 2011 03:35:15 GMT


Britney Spears continues to add more show for her "Femme Fatale" promotional effort. On Friday night, March 25, there was rumor suggesting she will hold a Las Vegas show. Later that day, she confirmed the report on her Twitter, informing that the gig will take place at Rain nightclub in Las Vegas' Palms Casino and Resort.

The show is scheduled for later that evening, and was supposed to be a secret one. "Looks like my little secret isnt a secret anymore. Whos coming to watch me take the stage TONIGHT at @RainLasVegas at @PalmsLasVegas?" she tweeted. "You're all invited. Be there or be square b***h!"
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Elizabeth Taylor to Leave Fortune to AIDS Charities, Gay Manager Could Be Her Heir

March 26, 2011 03:24:07 GMT


Elizabeth Taylor has reportedly left the bulk of her $600 million fortune to AIDS charities. The Hollywood veteran passed away on Wednesday, March 23 after losing her long battle with congestive heart disease, sending the show business world into mourning.

Frequently praised for her role as an AIDS/HIV activist, the star has continued her good work by leaving a large portion of her wealth to her beloved charities, reports The New York Post. According to Fox News, Taylor's famous jewelery collection will be auctioned off to benefit The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation and amfAR, the AIDS charity she founded in 1985.
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'Jersey Shore' Posted Its Biggest Finale Number Ever

March 26, 2011 03:19:53 GMT


Proving its existence, "Jersey Shore" closed the third season with a big number. About 7.6 million viewers tuned in for the season finale on Thursday, March 24 night, hitting 7.3 rating in the 12-to-34 demographic which is up 20 percent from the Season 2 finale.

As comparison, "Jersey Shore" season to date is up 35 percent from its second season average (7.7 against 5.7) in the demographic and a 196 percent improvement from its first season (7.7 against 2.6). However, the number of viewers on the finale has not matched the show's 8.8 million peak back in January.
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'Thor' Soundtrack Listing and New Character Posters Unveiled

March 26, 2011 03:13:15 GMT


"Thor" original soundtrack list and character posters are released. Walt Disney Records have announced the soundtrack list for the much-anticipated film, which includes composer Patrick Doyle's original score. Film Music Reporter claims the album will hit some European countries at the end of April.

Meanwhile, Paramount Pictures and Marvel Entertainment have officially shared the new character posters for the comic-adapted film. The posters show the main characters, including Thor (The God of Thunder), Jane Foster (The Woman of Science), and Loki (The God of Mischief). Other released posters also show The King of Asgard, The Goddess of War, and The Guardian of Worlds.
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Confirmed: Jamiroquai to Continue European Tour After Tragic Accident

March 26, 2011 03:02:30 GMT


British funk stars Jamiroquai have confirmed plans to press ahead with their European tour following the tragic death of a crew member at a gig venue in France on Thursday, March 24. The band canceled a show at Lyon's Halle Tony Garnier Arena after the unnamed 26-year-old technician slipped as he constructed the group's stage set and plunged 50 feet (15 meters) to his death.

The musicians released a statement voicing their sadness about the tragedy and called off the show as a mark of respect. They have now confirmed they are heading to Germany to continue with their Rock Dust Light Star tour and press on with a planned show at the Olympiahalle in Munich on Saturday, March 26.
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Lindsay Lohan Fuming Mad Ex-Girlfriend Caught Kissing Another Woman

March 26, 2011 02:56:35 GMT


Troubled star Lindsay Lohan is fuming mad at her ex-girlfriend Samantha Ronson, TMZ has reported. The "Machete" actress, who is busy dealing with her legal troubles, allegedly felt hurt and betrayed upon learning that the DJ has been snapped making out with a mystery brunette in Los Angeles recently.

Words are, Lindsay was under the impression that Sam was not involved with anyone else though they are no longer dating. To make matter worse, Sam has supposedly told the 24-year-old she loves her as recently as Friday morning, March 25. TMZ additionally claimed that Lindsay now looks forward to confront Sam about the situation when the latter gets off the plane in New York.
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First Look at Will Ferrell on 'The Office' Has a Big Hug

March 26, 2011 02:47:30 GMT


Will Ferrell will replace Steve Carell as the boss at Dunder Mifflin in the next few episodes of "The Office", and NBC has given the first taste of his appearance. In a newly released sneak peek, the successor and Michael Scott are seen sharing a big hug.

Carell's departure story arc starts as his character Scott proposed to Holly Flax in the March 24 episode. It was also revealed that he will follow her to Colorado. After this heart-warming episode, "The Office" goes on a hiatus before returning on April 14 with the first of a multi-episode arc by Ferrell.
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Rebecca Black Gets Music Manager and Debuts on Billboard Hot 100

March 26, 2011 02:35:23 GMT


Rebecca Black is ready to make her debut on major label. The YouTube sensation has got Debra Baum from DB Entertainment as her music manager. They are now focusing on getting the teen into studio "very soon" to start recording material. The "Friday" hitmaker is eying to release a full-length studio album to show what she is really capable of. "She is unbelievable," Baum said.

Rumor had it, Black was connected to Braum via Ryan Seacrest after the "American Idol" host had a chat with her on his morning radio show. But Baum brushed it off to E! Online, "It was actually Tony Novia who made many recommendations to Rebecca and her parents about me as a manager. It was not Ryan. Tony is an executive who works for Ryan's company."
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Pulitzer Prize Winner Lanford Wilson Died at 73

March 26, 2011 02:08:37 GMT


Playwright Lanford Wilson has died at the age of 73. The Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatist passed away on Wednesday, March 23 in a care facility in Wayne, New Jersey, according to the Associated Press.

Wilson, best known for his plays "Burn This" and "Fifth of July", was one of the founders of the Off-Off-Broadway movement, and helped start New York's Circle Repertory Theater. He received the Pulitzer Prize in 1980 for "Talley's Folly" and three of his plays were nominated for Tony Awards.
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Mother Blasts Brooke Mueller for Charlie Sheen's Downfall

March 26, 2011 02:01:01 GMT


Charlie Sheen's mother Janet Templeton has blasted the actor's estranged wife Brooke Mueller and blamed her for the "Two and a Half Men" star's downfall. Sheen has been a regular headline-grabber over the last few months with his bizarre antics, including hospitalizations, rehab and a public feud with TV bosses which eventually cost him his job on the hit sitcom.

His mother Janet, who has been married to Martin Sheen since 1961, has now spoken out to defend her son, insisting Mueller was a bad influence on him and is "only happy" when the actor is in trouble. She also slams property tycoon Donald Trump for claiming he had warned Mueller's parents not to let their daughter marry the actor.
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'Entourage' Taps Andrew Dice Clay as Drama's Co-Star

March 26, 2011 01:59:20 GMT


The first actor landing a guest starring role in the eighth season of "Entourage" is comedian Andrew Dice Clay. According to ET online, Clay is to recur in the last season of the HBO series as Johnny Drama's co-star in his new cartoon project.

As known in the seventh season, Johnny accepted the proposal from Billy Walsh to give a voice to an angry monkey character made after him. No clue yet on which character Dice will lend his voice to. His part starts filming in two weeks while the season's premiere is set for July 24 with ten episodes on tap.
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'Songs for Japan' Tracklisting: Eminem, Beyonce, Madonna and Many More

March 26, 2011 01:46:35 GMT


In what stands as a major global music relief effort to benefit those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, over 30 of the biggest names in contemporary music have been gathered by Universal Music Group to join together for "Songs for Japan" compilation album. The full line-up was announced on Friday, March 25.

The likes of Eminem, Beyonce Knowles, Madonna, Lady Antebellum, Katy Perry, Adele and Sade are listed in this album. They join previously-announced artists like Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Bon Jovi and U2. Beside revealing a number of new participants, the tracklisting also confirmed swirling rumor about Lady GaGa's involvement in this project.
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Chris Brown Parted Ways With Rep, 'GMA' Incident Not to Be Blamed

March 26, 2011 01:45:37 GMT


Just days after he threw a hissy fit following a Rihanna-related interview on "Good Morning America", it has been unraveled that Chris Brown has parted ways with his publicist Tammy Brook. The timing of the departure has led to speculation that it might be related to the meltdown, but both sides pushed aside the idea.

Offering clarification on the situation, a source close to the "I Can Transform Ya" singer, as quoted by E! News, insisted that Tammy's abrupt exit had "nothing to do with GMA." The insider additionally explained, "The GMA gig was booked via [Brown's record company] Jive," and stressed, "Tammy wasn't even present."
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Selena Gomez to Front Disney Version of 'Punk'd'

March 26, 2011 01:44:16 GMT


Selena Gomez is following her rumored boyfriend Justin Bieber's footsteps to prank people. While the 17-year-old Canadian singer does it just for fun, the "Wizards of Waverly Place" cutie will do it as her next job. It is reported that Gomez has signed up to star in a new reality show for Disney Channel which is similar in fashion to MTV's "Punk'd".

"Selena shot the pilot and it's basically like Ashton Kutcher's old show, Punk'd, but with the Disney kids," a source close to the 18-year-old star tells Hollywood Life via Zap2it. "Selena was having a ton of fun with it. She's a goof ball at heart."
 
 
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