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April 20, 2011

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GaGa Weeps as She Denies Copying Madonna


April 20, 2011 15:18:00 GMT

Critics and fans alike were quick to compare the single to Madonna's 1989 classic when it was released in February.
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K.K. Downing Quits Judas Priest Weeks Before Farewell Tour

April 20, 2011 15:18:00 GMT

The British rockers, Judas Priest who formed in 1969 and have sold 40 million records worldwide, announced in December they plan to pack up their instruments for good after saying goodbye to their fans with a global series of dates.
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Mark Hoppus 'Gutted' at Blink-182 Tour Axe

April 20, 2011 15:18:00 GMT

Blink-182 announced on Monday they have cancelled all dates in the U.K. and mainland Europe this year and pushed them back to 2012 because they have become bogged down recording a new album.
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Catherine Zeta-Jones, 'There Is No Need to Suffer Silently With Bipolar'

April 20, 2011 15:18:00 GMT

The "Chicago" star, Catherine Zeta-Jones hit the headlines earlier this month after she checked into a mental health facility in Connecticut, where she spent five days combating a serious bout of depression.
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Matt Smith and Tom Baker Pay Tribute to Elisabeth Sladen

April 20, 2011 15:18:00 GMT

Matt Smith starred alongside Elisabeth Sladen last year as a special guest in a two-part episode of her Time Lord spin-off show "The Sarah Jane Adventures".
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Michael Douglas Shows Up for Kathleen Turner's Broadway Comeback

April 20, 2011 15:18:00 GMT

Kathleen Turner stars as Sister Jamison Connelly, a nun and counsellor who has to treat a drug addict, in new play High, which marks her first return to the Manhattan stage since her 2005 Tony Award-nominated role in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
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Thomas Dekker Wanted to Be a Gay 'Pioneer' on 'Heroes'

April 20, 2011 15:18:00 GMT

Thomas Dekker was cast in the sci-fi series, "Heroes" as Zach, a geeky student with a crush on Hayden Panettiere's cheerleader character, a role he portrayed in a dozen episodes before reading a script in which he reveals he's gay.
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Dr. Dre Wins Legal Battle Over 'The Chronic' Web Sales

April 20, 2011 11:08:00 GMT

Dr. Dre, real name Andre Young, took label executives to court last year, alleging they were improperly selling his 1992 debut online and using his hits in compilations without his authorisation.
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Ringo Starr's Home Saved After Last-Minute Ruling

April 20, 2011 11:08:00 GMT

Officials in Ringo Starr's hometown of Liverpool, England is planning to bulldoze dozens of dilapidated properties including 9 Madryn Street, where Starr grew up.
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Jazz Stars Unite for Japan Benefit

April 20, 2011 11:08:00 GMT

Harry Allen, Antonio Hart, Karrin Allyson and Don Byron were also in the line-up of jazz musicians who participated in The Blue Note Jazz Benefit at the Highline Ballroom.
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Actor Jon Cedar Dies

April 20, 2011 11:08:00 GMT

The star, Jon Cedar passed away on Thursday in Tarzana, California. He was 80.
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Mickey Rourke Sorry for 'Stupid' 'Passion Play' Comments

April 20, 2011 11:08:00 GMT

Mickey Rourke ranted about the drama in a recent interview with New York Magazine's Vulture column and claimed the reason the film is set for a limited release was because it's "not very good".
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Paul Michael Glaser Wants Restraining Order

April 20, 2011 11:08:00 GMT

Paul Michael Glaser who played Detective David Starsky in the classic 1970s cop series, "Starsky and Hutch", filed papers at Los Angeles County Superior Court last week alleging a woman who used to run his official website is obsessed with him.
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Russell Brand's Concerns Over Alcohol in 'Arthur'

April 20, 2011 11:08:00 GMT

The British funnyman, Russell Brand stepped into Moore's shoes to play the millionaire playboy in a remake of the iconic 1981 comedy, but admits it was a challenge to portray a booze-addled character when substance abuse is now considered taboo.
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Eva Longoria Supports Animal Campaign

April 20, 2011 11:08:00 GMT

Eva Longoria and Alyssa Milano were appalled to read about a New Jersey woman who has been charged with torturing her pit bull puppy after allegedly starving the dog and leaving him for dead, and they're backing calls for more severe punishment for people convicted of hurting animals.
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Jennifer Lopez Turned Down 'X Factor' in Favor of 'American Idol'

April 20, 2011 09:01:12 GMT

Pop superstar Jennifer Lopez has revealed she was in discussions to judge Simon Cowell's upcoming U.S. version of "The X Factor", but she turned it down for "American Idol" instead.
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Black Eyed Peas Open New Music School in New York

April 20, 2011 08:59:26 GMT

Black Eyed Peas have opened a special school in New York for local teenagers to learn how to use music and video equipment. The "Boom Boom Pow" hitmakers teamed up their charitable Peapod Foundation with the Adobe Foundation, run by heads at software giant Adobe Systems Inc., for their latest venture.
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Stephen Fry, John Barrowman Pay Tribute to Late Elisabeth Sladen

April 20, 2011 08:57:52 GMT

British comic Stephen Fry and actor/singer John Barrowman have led tributes to former "Doctor Who" star Elisabeth Sladen , who died on Tuesday, April 19. The actress, who played Sarah Jane Smith, the sidekick of Jon Pertwee and Tom Baker's time-traveling doctors for a decade, passed away at the age of 63 following a battle with cancer.
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Tim Robbins' Mom Died Days After Dad

April 20, 2011 08:57:07 GMT

Actor Tim Robbins' mother has died, less than two weeks after his father passed away. Robbins' dad, folk singer Gil Robbins, died earlier this month at the age of 80 at his home in Esteban Cantu, Mexico.
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'Super 8' Interactive Trailer Slipped Inside Video Game

April 20, 2011 08:54:54 GMT

There's a unique little bonus included with copies of "Portal 2", a video game from Valve Corporation that hit shelves this week. Paramount Pictures released an interactive trailer for J.J. Abrams' super secret movie "Super 8", inserting one of the memorable scenes found in the film's previous trailer.
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Darren Criss Apologetic for 'Glee' Rendition of Destiny's Child's Song


April 20, 2011 08:28:36 GMT

Darren Criss thinks his rendition of Destiny's Child's 1999 hit single "Bills, Bills, Bills" is not good enough. He covered the song with his "Glee" castmates for the first all-Warblers album, but he admitted doing a remix for such a popular song is hard.
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Report: Justin Timberlake Will Host 'Saturday Night Live' Finale

April 20, 2011 08:25:47 GMT

Justin Timberlake might host "Saturday Night Live" finale. The rumor starts spreading after the show's official Twitter account responded to a fan who wrote, "I didn't realize that @nbcSNL isn't back until May 7th!!! What am I going to do!? Is Tina Fey the season finale!?" The question was then replied with, "Nope! We have Timberlake after that!"
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Darren Criss Uses Dental Floss to Meet Gwyneth Paltrow

April 20, 2011 08:15:29 GMT

Darren Criss has used dental floss as an excuse to bump into Gwyneth Paltrow on the set of "Glee". Playing The Warblers member Blaine on the show, the 24-year-old actor admits to Access Hollywood he didn't get a lot of chance to meet the "Country Strong" actress when she guest starred as Holly Holliday, and was forced to work up a plan for it.
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Clare Maguire's 'The Shield and the Sword' Music Video Debuted

April 20, 2011 07:37:55 GMT

Clare Maguire has just premiered a music video in support of her single "The Shield and the Sword". Directed by Hope Audikana, the video features a glorious, majestic Clare as she performs like a chameleon and portrays many different sides to her character.
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Robert Pattinson Suffers Underwear Malfunction on 'Breaking Dawn' Set


April 20, 2011 07:22:27 GMT

Robert Pattinson finds himself in a little trouble because of his underwear. During the taping for his Wednesday, April 20 appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show", the 24-year-old actor reveals that he suffered underwear malfunction when filming a fight scene for "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn".
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Jude Law and Uma Thurman Selected as Cannes Jury

April 20, 2011 06:48:42 GMT

The Cannes Film Festival announced on Tuesday, April 19 the judges that would make up the competition jury panel this year. Representing U.K. and U.S. respectively are actors Jude Law and Uma Thurman. These two are joined by six others from China, Argentina, Norway and other countries.
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Video Preview to Ke$ha's Guest Star Appearance on 'Victorious'

April 20, 2011 06:43:28 GMT

A sneak peek to "Victorious" episode featuring Ke$ha has come out. The "Tik Tok" hitmaker will treat Victoria Justice's Tori and her friends to a private concert where she will perform her latest single "Blow" while wearing a shirt and hot pants which have American flag motif.
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Video Premiere: Lil Wayne's 'John' Ft. Rick Ross


April 20, 2011 06:39:27 GMT

Lil Wayne is featured in the single spotlight in a music video filmed to support his latest single "John". Wearing a white "chaos" headband, he's taking the mic and rapping about how he wants to be remembered one day when he's gone, "If I die today, remembered me like John Lennon/ Buried in Louis/ I'm talking all brown linen...If I die today, It'd be a holiday."
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Video: Sofia Vergara Shocked to See David Beckham in Pepsi Ad

April 20, 2011 06:24:49 GMT

A new Diet Pepsi commercial featuring Sofia Vergara and David Beckham has been debuted. Titled "Beach Tweet", the 30-second ad sees the "Modern Family" beauty sending a fake Twitter message that she has just seen the soccer stud on the Santa Monica Pier to get rid of the long line of people in the refreshment stand.
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'Pretty Little Liars' to Do 'Black Swan' Episode


April 20, 2011 06:02:51 GMT

"Pretty Little Liars" may soon be seen transforming into "Black Swan" dancers. Show creator Marlene King says producers have been thinking about doing a ballet episode because some of the leading ladies can dance.
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'The Great Gatsby': Isla Fisher In, Ben Affleck Out

April 20, 2011 05:57:29 GMT

Isla Fisher could be cast in Baz Luhrmann's 3D take of "The Great Gatsby" as one of the central characters. At the same time, it's reported that Ben Affleck who has been touted to portray Tom Buchanan may not be in the movie after all.
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Kate Hudson Dreams to Be Director

April 20, 2011 04:50:45 GMT

Actress Kate Hudson has come up with a list of dream directors she'd like to work with after the birth of her second child this summer in the hope they'll help her achieve her dream of becoming a top filmmaker. Goldie Hawn's daughter has revealed she wants to take charge of her own movies, and she wants to apprentice with the best, while working on their upcoming projects.
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Tina Fey Recalls How Her Honeymoon Was Wrecked by Fire

April 20, 2011 04:50:02 GMT

Comedienne Tina Fey will always remember her honeymoon for all the wrong reasons - the cruise ship she and her husband were sailing home to New York from Bermuda caught on fire. The actress/writer admits the voyage had been a lot of fun until she found herself standing by a lifeboat about to abandon ship.
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'Doctor Who' Actress Elisabeth Sladen Lost Her Battle With Cancer


April 20, 2011 04:49:34 GMT

Elisabeth Sladen, the British actress who portrayed TV timelord Doctor Who's most long-serving assistant, has died at the age of 63. Sladen played Sarah Jane Smith, the sidekick of Jon Pertwee and Tom Baker's time traveling doctors, for a decade.
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Gary Busey's Infant Son Hospitalized for Childhood Illness

April 20, 2011 04:48:32 GMT

Actor Gary Busey's one-year-old son Luke has been hospitalized for a childhood illness. The health emergency came hours after Busey showed off a photo of his "beautiful gift from God" during an appearance on Monday night's April 18 "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" chat show in America.
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Sneak Peek to Katy Perry's 'E.T.' Performance on 'American Idol'


April 20, 2011 04:45:29 GMT

In anticipation of Katy Perry's "E.T." performance on "American Idol" this coming Thursday, April 21, a video showing what to expect from the "California Gurls" hitmaker hits the web. The footage gives a look at the preparation made by her crew including her costume designers and her dancers.
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John C. Reilly-Starring Movie 'Terri' Drops First Trailer

April 20, 2011 04:43:09 GMT

"Terri", a hit at the Sundance 2011 Film Festival, released its first trailer filled with funny and warm scenes. Directed by Azazel Jacobs, the drama is supported by John C. Reilly as a garrulous but well-meaning vice principal who inspires an oversized teen misfit named Terri, played by Jacob Wysocki.
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Halle Berry: Gabriel Aubry and I Need Court to Work Out Delicate Issues


April 20, 2011 04:26:08 GMT

Halle Berry is opening up about the custody battle between her and Gabriel Aubry over their daughter Nahla. Having said that the custody proceedings have gone well, the leading lady of "Frankie and Alice" told Extra that she and her ex-boyfriend needed legal intervention to settle on some of the delicate issues.
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'Game of Thrones' Renewed for Second Season After Modest Rating

April 20, 2011 04:20:10 GMT

HBO has announced its decision to renew "Game of Thrones" for second season just days after the pilot premiered. "We are delighted by the way David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have brought George R.R. Martin's amazing book series to the screen, and thrilled by the support of the media and our viewers," said HBO president Michael Lombardo. "This is the continuation of an exciting creative partnership."
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Marvel Plans 'Thor' and 'Captain America' Sequels Plus 'Hawkeye' Movie


April 20, 2011 03:30:23 GMT

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige dropped several hints about the studio's future projects, including a sequel to "Thor" and details about the untitled Captain America sequel. In an interview with Disney's D23 magazine which was previewed by IGN, Feige said, "Thor will go off into a new adventure, and Captain America will continue to explore the modern world in another film of his own."
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'Glee' Preview of 'Born This Way': Kurt Back in McKinley


April 20, 2011 03:18:22 GMT

A highly-anticipated episode of "Glee", "Born This Way", has been previewed. Teasing New Directions' performance of the Lady GaGa song, the video also unveils that Lauren (Ashley Fink) is vying for the prom queen title, competing with Quinn. Also, Kurt is back to McKinley High just in time for the prom.
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Death Threats Against Rebecca Black Investigated


April 20, 2011 02:59:34 GMT

Police are investigating the two death threats against Internet sensation Rebecca Black. Anaheim Police spokesman Rick Martinez explained as quoted by Reuters, "In essence the threats were related to getting the music off the Internet or they were going to kill her. We can't validate how serious they are, but we do take it seriously."
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Lil Wayne Wears Graduation Gown in 'Tha Carter IV' Cover Art

April 20, 2011 02:52:10 GMT

Lil Wayne has unveiled a picture which will be featured on the front page of his upcoming CD "Tha Carter IV". The artwork boasts an image of young Weezy wearing his graduation cap and gown. He has tattoos on his temple, forehead and neck.
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'Bridesmaids' Trailer: Jon Hamm Is Bad Boyfriend

April 20, 2011 02:32:01 GMT

The new and international trailer of "Bridesmaids" from MSN shows how bad it is Jon Hamm as a boyfriend. After a night of sex, Hamm's Ted finds out that Kristen Wiig's Annie has slept over and tells her blatantly that he wants her to leave his house without him "sounding like a d*ck".
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'Dancing with the Stars' Result: Petra Eliminated, Kendra Safe

April 20, 2011 02:22:25 GMT

Petra Nemcova has been deemed the golden goddess of speed by Bruno Toli, but her quickstep might be not patriotic enough for Americans. She has become the latest celebrity being sent home on "Dancing with the Stars", while Kendra Wilkinson surprisingly escaped another elimination.
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Vanessa Hudgens NOT Doing Drugs at Coachella, Rep Assures

April 20, 2011 02:21:37 GMT

Contrary to the swirling speculation, Vanessa Hudgens was not doing drugs at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. The "Sucker Punch" beauty got entangled in the drugs rumor on Monday, April 18, after photos of her reaching into a small ziplock bag and licking off a white substance of her fingers surfaced.
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Charlie Sheen Late for His Washington Show

April 20, 2011 01:55:33 GMT

Charlie Sheen is expected to open the curtain of his Tuesday, April 19 show in Washington, D.C. later than the original schedule. The Washington Post reported that instead of starting his "Violent Torpedo of Truth" tour stop in the capital city at the announced time of 8 P.M., the former star of "Two and a Half Men" is now expected to get on stage at the DAR Constitution Hall at 9 P.M.
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Demi Lovato Won't Return to 'Sonny with a Chance'

April 20, 2011 01:33:17 GMT

Demi Lovato is leaving "Sonny with a Chance" for good. The actress was given a break when she entered rehab late last year and now she has announced that she will not return to the Disney show. "I don't think going back to Sonny would be healthy for my recovery," she explains the reason to People magazine. "Being in front of a camera would make me nervous."
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Pia Toscano to Perform on 'DWTS' for Mark Ballas

April 20, 2011 01:22:56 GMT

From "American Idol", Pia Toscano is now set to move to another reality show, "Dancing with the Stars". Instead of competing like she did on the FOX singing contest, the former wedding singer reportedly will make a performance on the ABC show.
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Michael Jackson's Rehearsal Footage Requested for Trial Evidence

April 19, 2011 21:08:00 GMT

The D.A.'s official believes the concert video footage, taken on the days leading up to Michael Jackson's death in June 2009, and included in his "This Is It" movie, will highlight the late star's state of mind and support the prosecution's claims that the superstar was "happy and excited for the future", and not looking to take his own life, reports TMZ.com.
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James Blunt, 'I Was Joking About Playing the Organ at Royal Wedding'

April 19, 2011 21:08:00 GMT

Many failed to spot the joke when the "You're Beautiful" star, James Blunt talked about his preparations for a royal performance at Westminster Abbey and when his North American tour included a day off on April 29, fans felt sure he was being serious.
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'Spider-Man' Set for June Return to Broadway

April 19, 2011 21:08:00 GMT

The producers of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" have announced the show will return to the New York stage on 14 June after a series of safety issues prompted them to put the show on hiatus.
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Yoko Ono Backs Non-Violence Project With Artwork

April 19, 2011 21:08:00 GMT

The Non-Violence Project's signature logo, a gun with a knotted barrel, was created by Carl Fredrik Reutersward as a symbol of peace after The Beatles legend, John Lennon was gunned down in New York in December, 1980.
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Courteney Cox Feared David Arquette Was Gay

April 19, 2011 21:08:00 GMT

Courteney Cox, who separated from David Arquette last summer, was downloading songs when she decided to check back over the couple's purchasing history - to see what tunes her hip husband was picking.
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Marion Cotillard and Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Batman Roles Revealed

April 19, 2011 21:08:00 GMT

Marion Cotillard and her Inception co-star Joseph Gordon-Levitt signed to reteam with director Christopher Nolan last year, but details of their characters in "The Dark Knight Rises" have been kept under wraps - until now.
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Charlie Sheen's Bid for Full Custody Rejected

April 19, 2011 21:08:00 GMT

Charlie Sheen appeared in court on Tuesday seeking a change in the custody settlement he made with his estranged wife, Brooke Mueller in March, however a Los Angeles County judge ruled the agreement will remain unchanged, reports TMZ.com.
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Courteney Cox Regrets Howard Stern Show Surprise

April 19, 2011 21:08:00 GMT

The former "Friends" star, Courteney Cox stunned Howard Stern and her husband David Arquette, who was co-hosting the satellite show, when she walked into the studio last Thursday and sat down to chat.
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Pregnant Kate Hudson Still on Board Linda Lovelace Movie


April 19, 2011 21:08:00 GMT

The "Almost Famous" star's film, Kate Hudson will rival another movie about the X-rated actress-turned-anti-porn activist, starring "Watchmen"'s Malin Akerman.
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Justin Timberlake and Eminem Distance Themselves From Haiti Fundraiser

April 19, 2011 18:18:00 GMT

The Celebrities for Haiti Legends Weekend is expected to take place at the Punta Cana Hard Rock Hotel in the Dominican Republic later this month and online advertisements claim all three artists, Justin Timberlake, Eminem and Jon Bon Jovi, in addition to Marc Anthony and rapper Fabolous, will be among the acts taking to the stage.
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Michael Jackson Estate Reaches Deal With Heal the World Foundation

April 19, 2011 18:18:00 GMT

Founder Melissa Johnson was hit with a lawsuit for infringement and unfair competition shortly after she established her organisation in 2008, six years after the Thriller superstar's own charity, also named the Heal the World Foundation, shut down.
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Lady GaGa: 'I'm Like Perfectionist John Lennon'

April 19, 2011 18:18:00 GMT

The "Bad Romance", Lady Gaga, hitmaker admits she struggles with such strong bouts of perfectionism she finds it almost impossible to be satisfied with the final outcome of her songs - just like the late The Beatles star.
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Gospel's Marvin Sapp Still Struggling With Wife's Death

April 19, 2011 18:18:00 GMT

Marvin Sapp was left devastated in September when his spouse of 20 years, MaLinda, lost her battle with colon cancer and he admits every day is an emotional rollercoaster as he struggles to accept her passing.
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Demi Lovato Admits to Cutting Herself

April 19, 2011 18:18:00 GMT

Demi Lovato was released from a rehabilitation centre in January after being treated for unspecified "emotional and physical" issues, and has since spoken out about her life-long battle with an eating disorder.
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Judge Bans Media From Charlie Sheen and Brooke Mueller Custody Battle

April 19, 2011 18:18:00 GMT

The former "Two and a Half Men" star, Charlie Sheen split from Brooke Mueller following a heated altercation on Christmas Day in 2009, which resulted in the actor's conviction for assault.
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'Happy Days' Actors File Suit Against CBS

April 19, 2011 18:18:00 GMT

Attorney Jon Pfeiffer, acting on behalf of the actors on "Happy Days", filed a breach of contract suit against the firm executives in a Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday. He accuses network bosses of using the cast's photos on casino slot machines without paying them a portion of their rightful earnings.
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Gwyneth Paltrow Still Heartbroken Over Father's Death

April 19, 2011 18:18:00 GMT

The Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow was heartbroken when her dad Bruce passed away in 2002 after a battle with throat cancer.
 
 
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