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April 07, 2011

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'Miral' Actor Juliano Mer-Khamis Laid to Rest

April 07, 2011 09:22:51 GMT

Hundreds of mourners gathered on Wednesday, April 6, to bid farewell to "Miral" actor Juliano Mer-Khamis after he was shot dead by a masked gunman. The Arab-Israeli star, a peace activist in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, was buried next to his mother, Arna, in the Ramot Menashe cemetery in Israel. The 52-year-old was gunned down in the city of Jenin on Monday, April 4.
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Webbie Arrested Over Drug Possession

April 07, 2011 09:22:00 GMT

Rapper Webbie is in trouble with the law again after he was arrested on suspicion of drug possession on Monday, April 4. The hip-hop star was detained by cops in Nashville, Tennessee after police pulled over a car he was riding in and allegedly found two ounces of marijuana on his person.
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Hayley Williams Confused About Posing for Cosmopolitan

April 07, 2011 09:20:23 GMT

Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams had mixed feelings about posing for the cover of Cosmopolitan magazine after spending years trying to avoid the spotlight at the start of her career. The rocker hesitated before agreeing to be the publication's cover girl because she hasn't always felt comfortable embracing her sexy side.
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'United States of Tara' Will Still Air Japan Earthquake Episode

April 07, 2011 09:17:57 GMT

Call it a coincidence, "United States of Tara" team has written a story about Japan earthquake last fall, way before the real tragedy struck northeast Japan last month. The episode, although sensitive to the matter, will still air as scheduled on Monday, April 11 on Showtime.
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Javier Bardem Closer to 'The Dark Tower'

April 07, 2011 09:05:54 GMT

Javier Bardem is seemingly ready to star in "The Dark Tower". Deadline reports that the 42-year-old actor is getting closer to play Roland Deschain in the big screen version of Stephen King's novels, which will span in three films.
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First Look at 'Bones' Spin-Off 'Finder'

April 07, 2011 08:57:31 GMT

The backdoor pilot of "Bones", "Finder", will debut on Fox, April 21. The first taste to the spin-off episode has now been provided in some pictures, showing David Boreanaz's Booth and Emily Deschanel's Brennan teaming up with Geoff Stults' Walter Sherman. One photo, however, reveals that Booth and Sherman's relationship is not really good as they are seen brawling.
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Selena Gomez's Song 'Whiplash' Written by Britney Spears

April 07, 2011 08:49:34 GMT

Selena Gomez will have one of her new songs co-written by none other than Britney Spears. The track is reportedly titled "Whiplash", and will likely be recorded for the "Wizards of Waverly Place" star's upcoming studio album which is due in the U.S. on June 28.
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Pics: Leonardo DiCaprio Gets in the Action for Cell Phone Commercial

April 07, 2011 08:39:11 GMT

Leonardo DiCaprio has jumped into some action. The leading man of "Inception" was caught on camera recently sprinting down a street in Paris, France, but he wasn't doing so for a new action movie. Instead, he was actually shooting scenes for a Chinese mobile phone company's commercial.
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Sofia Vergara Up to Star in 'The Three Stooges'

April 07, 2011 08:34:49 GMT

After landing roles in "Meet the Browns" and "Madea Goes to Jail", Sofia Vergara apparently wants to make another appearance in big screen. The 38-year-old actress is allegedly aiming to join "The Three Stooges".
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Video: Jared Leto Channels Kurt Cobain and Plays Nirvana's Songs

April 07, 2011 08:29:46 GMT

30 Seconds to Mars frontman Jared Leto has filmed an eerie tribute to his musical hero Kurt Cobain to mark the 17th anniversary of the late Nirvana star's death. The rocker/actor has posted a video online of him performing Nirvana's "Pennyroyal Tea" and "Rape Me", dressed like Cobain.
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Drake's Concerts at Sherman Theater Are Fake

April 07, 2011 08:22:59 GMT

Rapper Drake has been caught up in a concert scam in Pennsylvania. Two Stroudsburg shows he was billed to headline have been scrapped after authorities discovered they were set up by a con man who booked the hitmaker without permission.
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Chely Wright Engaged to Wed Gay Rights Activist Lauren Blitzer

April 07, 2011 08:18:16 GMT

Gay country star Chely Wright is to wed. The "Single White Female" singer, who 'came out' as a lesbian last year while promoting her memoirs "Like Me: Confessions of a Heartland Country Singer", is engaged to gay rights activist Lauren Blitzer.
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Michael Jackson Reportedly Committed Suicide Over Financial Woes

April 07, 2011 08:14:09 GMT

Michael Jackson may have committed suicide over his financial woes, according to lawyers representing the King of Pop's former physician Dr. Conrad Murray. The sensational claims were made during a pre-trial hearing on Wednesday, April 6.
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Chris Brown Goes NSFW in 'Spend It All' Viral Video

April 07, 2011 08:03:57 GMT

Following his reign on Billboard Hot 200 last week, Chris Brown filmed a viral video for "Spend It All" as a tribute to his devotees, and debuted it this week. Shots of scantily-clad women performing booty dances to the camera are inserted in between scenes of his live performances.
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'Saturday Night Live' Promo: Helen Mirren Gets Funky

April 07, 2011 08:01:22 GMT

Helen Mirren is taking the hosting job on "Saturday Night Live" this week on NBC. Teasing the upcoming episode, she has appeared in a promo video with regular cast Fred Armisen where she shows off her funky side.
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Karina Smirnoff to Grace Playboy's Cover, Hugh Hefner Brags It's 'Unforgettable'

April 07, 2011 07:52:28 GMT

Karina Smirnoff is going to take it all off for Playboy. Founder and Chief Creative Officer Hugh Hefner made the announcement via Twitter, revealing that the pro-dancer on "Dancing with the Stars" will be making an appearance in the cover as well as inside the May issue of the adult magazine.
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Fresh Trailer for Joseph Gordon-Levitt's 'Hesher' Debuted

April 07, 2011 07:19:47 GMT

New "Hesher" trailer has been released. The one-and-a-half-minute preview, released via Apple, sees long-haired Joseph Gordon-Levitt pouring liquid on a car.
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Eric Bana Begging for Role on 'Sons of Anarchy'

April 07, 2011 07:11:58 GMT

Aussie movie star Eric Bana is begging pals Charlie Hunnam and Kim Coates to help him land a role on U.S. TV biker drama "Sons of Anarchy" - because he's a big fan of the show. The "Troy" star, who is a well-known car and bike fanatic, has been watching the show since it started in 2008 - and he wants a regular role.
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Natalie Portman: I'm Too Old to Smoke Weed

April 07, 2011 07:11:04 GMT

Pregnant Natalie Portman is keen to distance herself from reports she likes smoking marijuana, insisting she loves stoner comedies, but no longer gets high. The Oscar winner stars in new pot comedy "Your Highness" opposite James Franco and Danny McBride, but she doesn't want fans to think she's a stoner.
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James Franco Offers to Work for 'The Colbert Report'

April 07, 2011 07:10:20 GMT

Oscars co-host James Franco has asked funnyman Stephen Colbert for a job on his hit U.S. late night comedy show. The "127 Hours" star, who most recently announced plans to become a professor at New York University in 2012, has set his sights on a new gig - working for "The Colbert Report".
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Britney Spears Uses Stunt Double for 'Till the World Ends' Dance

April 07, 2011 07:09:52 GMT

Hours after "Till the World Ends" music video was premiered, Britney Spears was hit with allegation that she didn't do the dance in the Ray Kay-directed video by herself. Rumor has it, she used a dancer named Tiana Brown as a stunt double. Tiana reportedly was a choreographer, dancer and co-captain for Britney's tour, and was featured in "3" and "If U Seek Amy" videos.
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Andy Serkis to Be Second Unit Director on 'The Hobbit'

April 07, 2011 07:09:25 GMT

British actor Andy Serkis has been handed a huge honor on the set of the "Lord of the Rings" prequel, "The Hobbit", in New Zealand - moviemaker Peter Jackson has made him his second unit director.
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Lady GaGa Poised to Guest Star on 'Modern Family'

April 07, 2011 06:58:03 GMT

Lady GaGa has once appeared on "Gossip Girl" and is apparently planning to invade another TV show. Jesse Tyler Ferguson revealed when appearing on "Live with Regis and Kelly" that the dance queen has expressed interest to guest star on his starring series "Modern Family".
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50 Cent Has Spoken Out in Defense of Mister Cee

April 07, 2011 06:42:17 GMT

50 Cent has spoken out to defend Mister Cee after the hip-hop DJ and record producer was charged with public lewdness following an arrest in New York on Friday, April 1. Mister Cee, real name Calvin Lebrun, was caught performing a sex act with a 20-year-old male in a car in Manhattan.
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Video: Billy Crystal and Helen Mirren Poke Fun at 'When Harry Met Sally'

April 07, 2011 06:38:29 GMT

Billy Crystal and Helen Mirren have teamed up for a new vampire movie trailer spoof, inspired by the comedian's hit 1989 film "When Harry Met Sally". In FunnyOrDie.com's "Grampires: When Harry Bit Sharon", Crystal's Harry character is trying to cope with life in an old folks' home after the death of his wife Sally when he meets fussy Sharon, played by Oscar winner Mirren. Sharon turns out to be a vampire looking for a mate to spend eternity with.
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Penelope Cruz Joins Woody Allen's Secret Rome Film

April 07, 2011 06:32:59 GMT

The Penelope Cruz - Woody Allen team is back. The actress who won an Oscar through Allen's 2008 film "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" will star in untitled Woody Allen project which will be shot in Rome.
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Rosie O'Donnell Reunites With Ex-Girlfriend

April 07, 2011 06:31:25 GMT

Comedienne and actress Rosie O'Donnell has reunited with her ex-girlfriend Tracy Kachtick-Anders as her son recovers from heart surgery. O'Donnell began dating the Texan artist and mum-of-six in 2009 and set up home in Nyack, New York bringing together their families and giving them a combined brood of 10 kids.
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'Jersey Shore' Production in Italy Delayed Amid Contract Dispute

April 07, 2011 05:55:01 GMT

"Jersey Shore" trip to Italy is delayed for a month. A production insider says the filming is postponed due to a recently reported contract dispute in which some of the cast still refuse to sign their new contracts.
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30 Seconds to Mars' Official 'This Is War' (Uncensored) Music Video

April 07, 2011 05:45:54 GMT

Almost a year after being previewed, 30 Seconds to Mars' "This Is War" music video has finally been debuted in full. Directed by Edouard Salier, the clip has actually leaked earlier this week, but the official one which is subtitled "Uncensored" didn't make its way out until Wednesday, April 6.
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Djimon Hounsou Uninjured After Car Crash With Tito Ortiz

April 07, 2011 05:20:30 GMT

Actor Djimon Hounsou has walked away unscathed after a car collision with former mixed martial arts champion Tito Ortiz during a practice run for the 2011 Fueled by Fame celebrity race.
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Deryck Whibley Feels Happier Post-Divorce From Avril Lavigne

April 07, 2011 04:56:38 GMT

Rocker Deryck Whibley is determined to remain positive following his divorce from Avril Lavigne, insisting the split was "good" for him and he's "happier than ever". The Sum 41 frontman and pop punk Lavigne ended their three-year marriage in 2009 and officially divorced on November 2010.
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'Anna Karenina' Waits Saoirse Ronan and James McAvoy's Confirmation

April 07, 2011 04:54:29 GMT

As his young assassin film "Hanna" is going to hit theaters soon, director Joe Wright has already made plans for his next project, "Anna Karenina". After speculations went viral that Saoirse Ronan and James McAvoy were up to play in the drama film, Wright has confirmed the rumor by saying that he is waiting for Saoirse and James' answers.
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Pics: Kiefer Sutherland and Chris Noth Flash Butt at Charity Fashion Show

April 07, 2011 04:53:57 GMT

Kiefer Sutherland and "Sex and the City" star Chris Noth were among the celebrities who walked the runway in kilts at a charity fashion show in New York on Tuesday night, April 5. The actors, who appear together in Broadway play "That Championship Season", were joined by their co-stars Brian Cox, Jason Patric and Jim Gaffigan at the annual Dressed To Kilt event.
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Kal Penn's Attacker Has Pleaded Guilty to Armed Robbery

April 07, 2011 04:32:40 GMT

A man who attacked actor-turned-White House aide Kal Penn at gunpoint in 2010 has pleaded guilty to felony charges of robbery and assault with a deadly weapon. Marcellus Chambers pounced on Penn in the early hours of April 20, 2010 in Washington, D.C. and stole the star's wallet and two cell phones.
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'Chase' to Air Last Episodes on Saturdays

April 07, 2011 04:32:18 GMT

NBC has found a slot for police drama "Chase" to complete its first season. The freshman was yanked out of NBC's schedule in early February when the rating could not meet up to the network's standard.
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Newly Single Delta Goodrem Denies Affair Rumor

April 07, 2011 04:30:52 GMT

Delta Goodrem has blasted reports suggesting she ended her engagement to former Westlife singer Brian McFadden because of a burgeoning romance, insisting the split was "absolutely mutual". The stars announced on Sunday, April3, that their seven-year relationship has come to an end.
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Tina Fey Pregnant With Second Child

April 07, 2011 04:18:07 GMT

Another child is on the way for "30 Rock" star and creator Tina Fey. The actress best known for her portrayal of Liz Lemon on the NBC comedy series has announced that she is expecting during a taping of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" on Wednesday, April 6.
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Inapropriate for PG-13 Audience, 'Hangover 2' Trailer Pulled

April 07, 2011 04:09:53 GMT

For not clearing it out first with MPAA, "The Hangover 2" trailer has been pulled from theaters. Preview of the R-rated film starring Bradley Cooper appeared in front of "Source Code" this past weekend but the two films' rating don't quite add up because the latter is PG-13.
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Matt Lauer May Leave 'Today' Show Too

April 07, 2011 04:04:32 GMT

"Today" may not not lose just one, but two anchors in the foreseeable future. A day after rumors surfaced that Meredith Vieira will leave when her contract expires in September, it is now reported that Matt Lauer will leave the NBC morning news program as well.
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Britney Spears Leads Billboard Hot 200 With 'Femme Fatale'

April 07, 2011 04:01:34 GMT

Britney Spears is victorious on Billboard Hot 200 this week. The 29-year-old pop singer rules the U.S. albums chart with her newly-released studio installment "Femme Fatale" which has scanned 276,000 copies in its first week on sale.
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Taylor Swift Takes Things Slowly With Garrett Hedlund

April 07, 2011 03:41:33 GMT

There is a chance that Taylor Swift will develop a romantic relationship with Garrett Hedlund. Us Weekly magazine has just brought up the story that the "Back to December" singer has gone out on a first date with the "Tron Legacy" star last Friday, April 1. Yet, it noted that the country music beauty is taking things slowly.
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'Glee' Super-Sized Episode Confirmed, New Details Unveiled

April 07, 2011 03:24:25 GMT

Fox has issued a press release to officially announce "Glee" super-sized episode. As it was reported before, the episode will be 90 minutes long and pay "homage to Mother Monster herself, Lady GaGa" with New Directions performing GaGa's just-released single "Born This Way". However, beside the so-called new gay anthem, there is no other song from GaGa to be heard on the show on April 26.
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Ryan Gosling Shirtless in First 'Crazy, Stupid, Love.' Trailer

April 07, 2011 03:20:43 GMT

Warner Bros. Pictures has released the first trailer for "Crazy, Stupid, Love." The video, which is released via Apple, features scenes where Ryan Gosling is seen shirtless. The trailer also sees Steve Carell who attempts to save his marital life by doing a makeover, including changing his style and meeting flirty women.
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Eric Stonestreet Pranked 'Modern Family' Co-Star, Walked the Plank for 'Ellen'

April 07, 2011 02:58:34 GMT

Eric Stonestreet visited Ellen DeGeneres as she spent the week at Universal Orlando Resort for a live audience episode of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show". The episode, which was taped on Sunday, April 3 and aired on Wednesday, is the fifth time Ellen brought her show to the theme park.
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Pregnant Mariah Carey Poses Naked for Magazine Cover

April 07, 2011 02:53:02 GMT

Mariah Carey has stripped off for a magazine cover. Just as her husband Nick Cannon confessed recently he was having second thought on their naked pictures, Life & Style magazine uncovers its latest cover photo that features the "Heartbreaker" hitmaker showing off her baby bump in the nude. Looking radiant, she covers her breasts with her hair and one hand.
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Video: Lady GaGa to Release Second Single 'Judas' on April 19

April 07, 2011 02:51:03 GMT

Lady GaGa has revealed when she's going to release her second single "Judas". In a "Gagavision No. 41" video message, it was announced, " 'Judas' is coming. Let the cultural baptism begin. 'Judas' April 19. If they were not who you were taught they would be, would you still believe?"
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Hugh Jackman Eyed for 'Snow White and the Huntsman'

April 07, 2011 02:49:44 GMT

Rumor has it, Hugh Jackman is offered a role in "Snow White and the Huntsman". After the role of the Huntsman was left vacant by Viggo Mortensen, Universal Pictures seemingly tries to find a famous actor to pump up the star power for the film, which will hit theaters after Tarsem Singh's "Snow White".
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'American Idol' Top 9 Recap: The Girls Back on the Map

April 07, 2011 02:35:06 GMT

The top 9 finalists of "American Idol" were back on the stage Wednesday night, April 6 to belt songs with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame theme. Jacob Lusk was the lucky number one, singing Michael Jackson's "Man in the Mirror" which was his last minute pick as he decided to sing something close to home instead of something that he wasn't comfortable with.
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Grammy Awards Is Revamped: New Rules and Categories

April 07, 2011 01:45:25 GMT

People at the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS) have decided to reduce the long-list categories of Grammy Awards. From 109 categories, around 52 awards were eliminated and some of them were combined into one to create 21 new fields.
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Mariska Hargitay 'Deliriously Happy' About Adopted Baby Girl

April 07, 2011 01:43:49 GMT

Mariska Hargitay has welcomed a new addition to her family of three. The "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" star recently opened up to People Magazine that she and her actor husband Peter Hermann have adopted a baby girl named Amaya Josephine, who was born about a week ago in the United States.
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'30 Rock' Not Ending in 2012 as Alec Baldwin Says

April 07, 2011 01:24:47 GMT

The end of "30 Rock" is perhaps not as close as Alec Baldwin says. Contrary to his claim that the show will be off the air after the sixth season, an NBC insider says, "We have had no conversations about '30 Rock' ending next season."
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Jake Gyllenhaal Not Hooking Up With Jessica Lowndes

April 07, 2011 01:13:35 GMT

Jake Gyllenhaal has been falsely linked to another Hollywood beauty. Us Weekly recently came up with a report that the leading man of "Source Code" is on a rebound with Jessica Lowndes. His representative, however, was quick to shoot down the romance speculations, telling Gossip Cop the actor is not hooking up with the "90210" beauty.