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April 21, 2011

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Lady GaGa Apologises for Controversial Comment

April 21, 2011 15:12:00 GMT


Lady GaGa headlines this week following the publication of a hard-hitting feature in Britain's NME magazine, in which a journalist confronted her about allegations of plagiarism, product placement in her videos, and the origins of the horned image she sported earlier this year.

In the piece, titled "Freak or Fraud?", GaGa broke down in tears as she denied the widespread claims she copied Madonna's Express Yourself for her hit Born This Way, replying, "I am not stupid enough to put a record out and be that moronic. Why would I try to put a song out and think I'm getting one over on everybody? That's retarded."
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Sick Foo Fighters Cancel Garage Show

April 21, 2011 15:12:00 GMT


Foo Fighters are currently embarking on a tour of tiny venues after launching a contest for fans to win a private show at their home.

The eight gigs will all be played in garages to mark the release of the band's latest hit album, "Wasting Light", which was recorded in frontman Dave Grohl's garage in California.
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The Game's Canada Shows Scrapped


April 21, 2011 15:12:00 GMT


The Game was denied entry to Canada after he flew in from Los Angeles on Wednesday. He was detained pending an immigration hearing and he took to his Twitter.com page to tells fans he could be locked up for up to 14 days.

The Game, real name Jayceon Terrell Taylor, was due to play a number of shows in cities including Montreal, Vancouver and Toronto as part of his Red Nation tour - but promoters have now confirmed all the dates have been axed as the rapper works out his immigration issues.
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Sir Elton John Kicks Off Tribeca Film Festival

April 21, 2011 15:12:00 GMT


Elton John documentary, a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the "Rocket Man"'s album of the same name with blues great Leon Russell, opened the 10th annual Tribeca Film Festival in downtown Manhattan and the Brit delighted fans by walking the red carpet alongside special guests including revered filmmaker Martin Scorsese, twin moguls Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen and actor Robert De Niro.

Russell and The Union director Cameron Crowe were unable to join Sir Elton John for the screening, but sent video messages expressing their thanks to Tribeca organisers and attendees at the public event.
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Demi Lovato Blames Bullies for Eating Disorder

April 21, 2011 15:12:00 GMT


The 18-year-old singer/actress, Demi Lovato was admitted to rehab last year to deal with a number of issues, including anorexia and bulimia, self-harming and bipolar disorder.

Demi Lovato has been candid about the emotional and physical stresses she has faced and she has now revealed her problems began when she was targeted by bullies as a child.
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Nick Cannon Gives Away Phone Number


April 21, 2011 15:12:00 GMT


Nick Cannon was hosting his show on New York-based radio station 92.3 Now when he blurted out the phone number.

He then took to his Twitter.com page to tell fans that Mariah Carey, who is due to welcome twins next month, had already received an early-morning call from an eager fan.
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Steven Patrick Morrissey's Doubts Over Memoirs

April 21, 2011 15:12:00 GMT


The former The Smiths frontman, Morrissey has spent more than three years recounting his life story in a bid to address the numerous rumours and gossip that has surrounded him throughout his 28-year career.

He has now completed the autobiography and is preparing to shop around for a publishing deal - but he is concerned the 660-page tome will be too tedious for readers.
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Justin Bieber and Blake Lively Join Royals on Most Influential List

April 21, 2011 15:12:00 GMT


The newly-released list sees the teenage pop singer, Justin Bieber and the "Gossip Girl" star, Blake Lively added among stalwarts including media mogul Oprah Winfrey and U.S. President Barack Obama.

Bieber's mentor Usher put together a tribute piece about the pop star for the magazine, writing, "From the minute I met Justin, I knew this kid possessed a certain confidence that only a star could have. He was born a star... The reality of who he is and what he's accomplished far exceeds anybody's expectations of him."
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Charlie Sheen Late for Washington Show

April 21, 2011 15:12:00 GMT


The troubled actor, Charlie Sheen appeared in court in Los Angeles on Tuesday asking a judge to grant him full custody of his twin sons, Max and Bob, with estranged wife Brooke Mueller. Charlie Sheen's request was turned down and he was left facing a mad dash across the U.S. to get to his show on the east coast that evening.

After landing in the capital, Charlie Sheen was given a police escort as he made his way to the venue and he wrote about the experience on his Twitter.com page while he was in transit, telling fans, "In car with police escort in front and rear! Driving like someone's about to deliver a baby! Cop car lights #Spinning!"
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Director Bryan Singer Almost Dozed Off Watching His Own Movie

April 21, 2011 15:12:00 GMT


Bryan Singer was surprised by his own reaction to the movie when he showed an early cut to a test audience, and he was galvanised into trimming it down to 100 minutes.

And he is grateful for a scathing online review of the initial version - because it provided him with the perfect opening to the movie.
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Joanna Lumley Encourages Cruelty-Free Easter Presents

April 21, 2011 15:12:00 GMT


The "Absolutely Fabulous" star, Joanna Lumley only buys cosmetics from companies that do not conduct tests on laboratory animals, and she's spreading the word about humane products.

Joanna Lumley has teamed up with the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV) to remind consumers to look for a logo which guarantees a firm doesn't test on animals.
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Sara Rue Reaches Weight Loss Goal

April 21, 2011 15:12:00 GMT


The "Eastwick" star, Sara Rue has shed more than 30 pounds (13.6 kilograms) through diet and exercise and decided to flaunt her new trim figure in a two-piece swimsuit in an advert for U.S. diet company Jenny Craig.

Sara Rue was wracked with nerves before debuting her new look, but insists she is delighted to have finally completed her weight loss mission.
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Chris Brown and M.I.A. Collaborating

April 21, 2011 11:12:00 GMT


The "Kiss Kiss" hitmaker, Chris Brown has been working to repair his reputation after a tantrum at the "Good Morning America" studios in New York in March - and now he's set to stun fans by recording a track with outspoken hip-hop star M.I.A.

Record producer Polow Da Don revealed news of the odd couple's collaboration in a post on his Twitter.com page, writing: "In the lab wit (with) the great Chris Brown and the incredible M.I.A. Thank you dear lord! Blessed. F**k the devil. Can't stop. Won't stop."
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Justin Bieber's Israel Concert 'Sold Poorly'

April 21, 2011 11:12:00 GMT


The "Baby" hitmaker, Justin Bieber performed at Hayarkon Park in Tel Aviv on April 14 to approximately 21,000 fans, which fell below forecasts in the 35,000 range. Madonna attracted 56,000 to her concert at the same venue in 2009.

Promoters offered free entry for fans' parents to compensate for sluggish sales, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
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Francesca Battistelli Wins Big at Gospel Awards

April 21, 2011 11:12:00 GMT


The 25-year-old singer, Francesca Battistelli saw off competition from artists including Chris Tomlin, tobyMac, Jason Crabb and Natalie Grant to scoop the accolade. Francesca Battistelli also took home Best Female Vocalist and Pop-Contemporary Recorded Song for "Beautiful, Beautiful".

Francesca Battistelli was bowled over by her prizes, insisting, "I'm on cloud nine right now. I'm standing here... speechless. This is totally humbling."
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Steven Patrick Morrissey Clears Up David Cameron Rumour

April 21, 2011 11:12:00 GMT


Former The Smiths frontman, Morrissey hit headlines in December when he spoke out to slam David Cameron for his stag-hunting hobby.

The committed vegetarian and animal rights activist was responding after the politician admitted he enjoys listening to The Smiths - and the war-of-words sparked claims Morrissey had refused to allow Cameron backstage at a gig.
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Apology Over Prince Harry's Wedding Speech Leak

April 21, 2011 11:12:00 GMT


Royal watchers were sent into a spin this week when a file purporting to contain a copy of the prince's best man speech and an associated presentation were posted on a website.

It has since emerged the information had been leaked by a student on work placement at marketing company Article 10 Presentations, and bosses have now spoken out to apologise to Prince Harry.
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Donald Trump Blasts Jerry Seinfeld for Benefit Cancellation

April 21, 2011 11:12:00 GMT


Jerry Seinfeld was due to perform at a benefit for The Eric Trump Foundation, run by the mogul's son, in September, but cancelled after Donald Trump began publicly questioning President Barack Obama's citizenship.

The real estate tycoon, who is considering a possible presidential run, has been vocal about his disapproval of the country's leader and has raised doubts over whether Obama was born in the U.S.
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Kate Walsh Protests Against Offshore Drilling

April 21, 2011 11:12:00 GMT


Kate Walsh teamed up with activists from conservation organisation Oceana to take a stand against deep-water drilling on the one-year anniversary of the BP oil spill, which lasted for over 100 days last year as gallons of oil leaked into the sea.

Kate Walsh took a moment to remember those who were killed in the accident, and stressed the importance of preventing similar disasters in the future.
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'Gossip Girl' 4.19 Sneak Peek: Blair's Secret Date

April 21, 2011 08:49:51 GMT


Blair is welcoming a special guest in next episode of "Gossip Girl" as Prince Grimaldi is in town. Planning to miss a class to have a date with Hugo Becker's character, the Waldorf girl cannot tell her friends with whom she will be spending the night.

Also in "Petty in Pink", Blair and Dan's secret affair is in danger to be uncovered with Serena sending Charlie (guest star Kaylee DeFer) to go undercover Gossip Girl-style to determine why the twosome are spending so much time together.
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Ashley Greene Snapped Arm-in-Arm With Jackson Rathbone

April 21, 2011 08:48:35 GMT


Ashley Greene is sticking close to her "Twilight Saga" co-star Jackson Rathbone. After being spotted arriving together at the airport in Vancouver on Tuesday night, April 19, the ex-girlfriend of Joe Jonas was caught on camera together again with the actor playing her on-screen love interest the next day.

On Wednesday afternoon, April 20, the 24-year-old beauty was seen heading out for lunch with the 26-year-old. They grabbed some meal at the Cactus Club, before taking a stroll downtown arm-in-arm. Both of them returned to Vancouver to complete the filming of "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn".
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Weinsteins Vs. Relativity Fighting Over 'The Crow' Reboot

April 21, 2011 08:26:14 GMT


Earlier this month, things were looking good for "The Crow" remake when Bradley Cooper was touted to fill in the position of Brandon Lee's Eric Draven. However, the project is now facing a jeopardy after a distribution-rights war erupts between Bert Fields who is repping Harvey and Bob's The Weinstein Co and Ryan Kavanaugh from Relativity Media.

Fields claimed in a lawsuit that there exists a "written contract signed by everybody" which gives the distribution rights to Weinsteins. The two parties actually have been discussing this issue back and forth but this time Weinsteins includes legal. "Mr. Kavanaugh was not going to honor that contract. Apparently, he's going to sell these rights to others. He made a bunch of threats," Fields told Deadline.
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Video Premiere: Beastie Boys' 'Make Some Noise'


April 21, 2011 08:18:48 GMT


Beastie Boys have just debuted a music video for their latest single "Make Some Noise". It features A-list cameos like Seth Rogen and Elijah Wood. The former channels his inner rap star, rocking a black fedora and shades, and finishing off his look with some huge bling-blings. The latter, meanwhile, goes more casual with red T-shirt and matching cap.

The music video is clipped from Beastie Boys' mini movie "Fight for Your Right Revisited" which is released to celebrate their 25 year-anniversary of their career. The full film will have more celebs ranging from Susan Sarandon, Orlando Bloom, Kirsten Dunst and Amy Poehler.
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Russell Brand Wants to Share Screen With Katy Perry in Movie

April 21, 2011 08:17:49 GMT


British funnyman Russell Brand is keen to star in a movie with his wife Katy Perry after their scene in "Get Him to the Greek" was axed. The "Arthur" actor filmed a kissing clip with Perry for the comedy, just before they started dating in September 2009.

The pair became engaged before the movie was released, and Perry's cameo was axed for fear it would be "too cheesy" for viewers. But Brand, who is now married to the "I Kissed a Girl" hitmaker, is hopeful he will one day get to appear on screen with the singer.
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Robert Pattinson Tormented by His Mean-Spirited Teacher

April 21, 2011 08:17:11 GMT


Robert Pattinson's recent taped appearance on U.S. chat show "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" turned into a therapy session when he recalled his childhood torment at the hands of a mean teacher. The "Twilight" hunk appeared on comedienne Ellen DeGeneres' show on Wednesday, April 20 to promote new movie "Water for Elephants" and when the chat turned to how much he cared about animals, he recalled a mean-spirited teacher who tipped his snail collection in the rubbish bin at school.

He recalled, "Everybody used to chuck snails at each other at school and I used to try and save them and not only did I get in trouble for it, I got suspended for doing it... It's a big life lesson I learned: 'Never try and do anything nice!' " Pattinson revealed he picked up all the snails and created a "little snail land" sanctuary at the back of his classroom - but his teacher did not approve.
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Injured Stuntman to Rejoin 'Spider-Man' Musical

April 21, 2011 08:16:39 GMT


A stuntman who was badly injured in Broadway's "Spider-Man" musical is marking his recovery by rejoining the cast next week. Christopher Tierney suffered several broken ribs, a fractured elbow, a bruised lung, three fractured vertebrae and a cracked skull when he fell from a ledge during a showing of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" in December 2010.

Following the accident, Tierney underwent back surgery and spent Christmas in hospital - but after several months undergoing treatment at a rehabilitation center, Tierney is now fighting fit. He is expected to resume rehearsals with the rest of the cast next Monday, April 25 and perform on the show's opening night in June.
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Toni Braxton Refuses to Divorce Her Estranged Husband


April 21, 2011 07:49:47 GMT


Singer Toni Braxton has no plans to legally end her marriage to estranged husband Keri Lewis, because she can't bear to break the news to the couple's two young sons. The star split from Lewis, a former member of R&B band Mint Condition, in late 2009 but the pair has remained close for the sake of their boys Denim, nine, and Diezel, eight.

And Braxton admits she can't see herself filing for divorce to finalize their split for fear of upsetting her children. She tells Sister 2 Sister magazine, "We co-parent together. Sometimes he stays over with the kids; he's very involved with his kids... April would have been 10 years (since we wed). We're, like, the best of friends."
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Serena Williams Wears Bodysuit to Keep Stomach Warm

April 21, 2011 07:36:36 GMT


Serena Williams generated buzz when she tweeted a photo of her playing tennis in a hot pink bodysuit. Some said it was a wild look for her first day back on the courts, others commented that it was just her fashionista side, but the former World No. 1 tennis player herself pointed out a more serious reason on why she has to wear the long suit during practice.

Met at the Range Rover Evoque Event in New York City on Tuesday night, April 19, the 29-year-old first told People magazine, "Honestly, I just Tweeted a picture in the suit and I didn't realize it would go that crazy." She then explained, "After my hematoma, I have to wear something like a long bodysuit to keep my stomach warm. My practices are really ... interesting right now."
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Jennifer Lopez Teams Up With Simon Fuller for New Singing Talent Show


April 21, 2011 07:29:49 GMT


Jennifer Lopez will not stop at just one reality show. Currently serving as a host on "American Idol", the singer/actress has teamed up with "Idol" creator/executive producer Simon Fuller and his company XIX Entertainment to launch her own musical competition.

Tentatively titled "Que Viva", the new show will feature J.Lo and her husband Marc Anthony in their search for undiscovered talent in Latin America. The project is still considered in early stage of development because it is still looking for a network home, Entertainment Weekly reports.
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Jessica Alba Is Sexy Mommy in 'Spy Kids 4' Still

April 21, 2011 07:00:51 GMT


Jessica Alba is wrapped in sexy leather suit while her baby is strapped in front of her. Dimension Films has released the first official still of Alba in "Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World" where she stars as the wife of a spy hunting television reporter and mother of two who is a retired spy herself.

On the surface, Marissa Cortez Wilson (Alba) has it all - married to a famous spy hunting television reporter, a new baby and intelligent twin step kids. But in reality, trying to mother Rebecca (Rowan Blanchard) and Cecil (Mason Cook), who clearly don't want her around, is her toughest challenge yet. Also, her husband, Wilbur (Joel McHale), wouldn't know a spy if he lived with one which is exactly the case - Marissa's a retired secret agent.
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Pics and Highlights From 10th Tribeca Film Festival Opening Night

April 21, 2011 07:00:48 GMT


The 10th Tribeca Film Festival was officially kicked off Wednesday, April 20 at the World Financial Center with the arrival of celebrities on the red carpet. Director Martin Scorsese, actress Anna Kendrick, musician Elton John all gathered for the first-ever opening night outdoor community event which was followed by the screening of the opening film Cameron Crowe's "The Union".

"The Union" is a documentary about the musical collaboration between John and singer/songwriter Leon Russell. "I never thought when we started making this that we would end up here. We didn't know what would happen. We just wanted Cameron to document what was going on in the studio," John told NY 1.
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Lady GaGa Will Return to 'SNL' for Season Finale

April 21, 2011 06:40:03 GMT


Having made an appearance on "Saturday Night Live" in October 2009, Lady GaGa is set to return to the show next month. A source confirmed the news, telling MTV that the Mother Monster has been booked as a musical guest for its upcoming season finale.

The season finale of the sketch show is going to air May 7. Joining the "Born This Way" hitmaker reportedly will be frequent "SNL" visitor Justin Timberlake. However, the "Yogi Bear" actor will allegedly host the NBC show instead of performing.
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Pics: Beyonce Knowles Wrapped in Sexy Dress for Lunch Date With Jay-Z

April 21, 2011 06:27:46 GMT


Beyonce Knowles brings sexiness to lunch in Paris, France. On Wednesday, April 20, the "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" hitmaker is snapped wearing a low-cut black and gold wrap dress as she left the five-star Le Meurice Hotel with husband Jay-Z and headed to the L'Avenue restaurant for a lunch date.

Sporting a lighter shade of blond hair, the 29-year-old completed her look for the warm spring day outing with a pair of towering stiletto heels. Her music mogul husband, on the other hand, opted to go with a more casual look. He is spotted escorting the songstress to the eatery in T-shirt, jeans and a pair of sneakers.
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'Glee' Finale Details Hint at Someone's Death


April 21, 2011 06:26:57 GMT


Details of "Glee" final episodes for season 2 have been shared by Fox, hinting that at least one of the episodes will have a mourning tone. According to Entertainment Weekly, [SPOILER ALERT!] in a May 17 episode titled "Funeral", someone will die while New Directions are preparing for Nationals with the help of Jonathan Groff's Jesse St. James.

Prior to that, Kristin Chenoweth returns as April Rhodes on May 3. Sue Sylvester brings back the McKinley High newspaper and begins to plant blind gossip items, while a secret is revealed about Sam that brings him closer to the glee club.
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Foo Fighters Score First No. 1 Album on Hot 200 With 'Wasting Light'

April 21, 2011 05:45:06 GMT


Foo Fighters have finally earned their first No. 1 album as their seventh studio album "Wasting Light" soars to the first position on Billboard Hot 200 this week like many have predicted. It took Dave Grohl and friends almost a decade and a half to claim their chart topper.

Led by No. 1 Billboard Rock single "Rope", the album has sold around 235,000 copies in its first week on sale, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Despite giving this band their first No. 1 album, the sale number is not their best. It's the band's second-largest sales week, being overshadowed by their debut "In Your Honor" which bowed 311,000 in 2005.
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Kate Beckinsale Is Top Choice of Lori in 'Total Recall'

April 21, 2011 04:54:10 GMT


Colin Farrell could star opposite Kate Beckinsale in "Total Recall" remake. Report emerges on Wednesday, April 20 that the actress has been offered to slip in the role of Lori who was originally portrayed by Sharon Stone in the 1990 movie.

Beckinsale's name is the latest in the list of actresses vying for the lead female roles. Beside Lori, there's also Melina waiting to have an actress to bring her to life. Eva Mendes, Jessica Biel, Rosario Dawson and Eva Green may be one of them but Beckinsale, according to Deadline, is Len Wiseman's top choice for Lori.
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Khloe Kardashian Lands 'Law and Order: L.A.' Cameo

April 21, 2011 04:46:06 GMT


Khloe Kardashian is set to guest star on "Law & Order: Los Angeles". The 26-year-old socialite is booked to make a cameo on the NBC series and her episode will air this Monday, April 25, so the network announces.

The upcoming episode will deal with the shooting death of a celebrity stylist. The younger sister of Kim Kardashian will play herself, appearing as one of the stylist's famous clients. She will share screen with Alfred Molina's Ricardo Morales and Corey Stoll's T.J. Jaruszalski.
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Lady GaGa Loves 'Weird Al' Yankovic's 'Born This Way' Parody


April 21, 2011 04:24:39 GMT


Contrary to the swirling reports, Lady GaGa never rejected "Born This Way" parody made by "Weird Al" Yankovic. In fact, the Mother Monster loves it and "the fact that she didn't approve it was news to Lady GaGa herself," Yankovic wrote on his newest blog post.

Yankovic recorded the parody for his new album. At first, he's reluctant to tackle it "because it was such an earnest human rights anthem." He reasoned, "I thought some people might consider a parody to be in poor taste." But later, he changed his mind because he felt it had a lot of potential.
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Billy Ray Cyrus Wants Miley 'to Love What She's Doing'

April 21, 2011 04:21:33 GMT


Having better his strained relationship with daughter Miley Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus expresses his simple wish for the young songstress. In a new interview with Parade magazine, the "Achy Breaky Heart" hitmaker says, "My wish for her is to be happy. To love what she's doing."

"We've always had a slogan in our family: 'If you ain't happy, it ain't working.' You need to love what you're doing," the 49-year-old country singer/actor elaborates his statement. "As long as she's happy and loving making music - and I know she loves acting - that's all that matters."
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Chris Colfer-Written Pilot Sold to Disney Channel

April 21, 2011 03:54:10 GMT


Not only is Chris Colfer a talented singer and actor, but he is also a writer. The star of Fox's "Glee" has sold a pilot titled "The Little Leftover Witch", which he wrote, to Disney Channel. Deadline reports the mouse house will start shooting it soon.

The pilot is based on a children's book of the same name by Florence Laughlin. The story follows a little witch who is taken in by a new family after her broom breaks and she drops out of the sky. Further details about the project are not available yet.
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Detained in Canada, The Game Expresses Frustration on Twitter

April 21, 2011 03:44:29 GMT


Rapper The Game has been detained in Canada after he was mysteriously denied entry into the country. The hip-hop star, who is booked to perform shows in Canada, flew in from Los Angeles on Wednesday, April 20. Three hours after arriving at customs, he was refused permission to cross over the border.

The Game, real name Jayceon Terrell Taylor, claims he is now being forced to stay in Canada for the next 14 days. In a furious rant on Twitter.com, he writes, "Customs officials just denied me entry into Canada. I'm sorry 2 ALL my fans but I was mislead by promoters & assured I would be able 2 enter."
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Dax Shepard Fuming About Being Blamed for Car Crash

April 21, 2011 03:44:02 GMT


Funny man Dax Shepard is still battling a car accident claim after a young motorist almost killed him while performing a U-turn in the middle of the road. The other driver's Range Rover pushed the actor's car into oncoming traffic and Shepard's life flashed before him as a bus screeched to a halt to avoid crushing him.

The shaken "When in Rome" star got out of his vehicle only to find that the Range Rover driver was blaming him for the accident. He says, "These guys immediately they come out of the gates hot. They're like, 'Bro, what happened?' I'm like, 'You tell me man, you just, made a left turn into my car'."
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'The Change-Up' Red Band Trailer Offers Naked Jason Bateman

April 21, 2011 03:22:46 GMT


This summer, there will be a new classic switched-up movie starring Jason Bateman and Ryan Reynolds hitting the theaters. "The Change-Up" is a comedy in which a married guy accidentally and by supernatural power switches bodies with his womanizer best friend.

Growing up together, Mitch (Reynolds) and Dave (Bateman) were inseparable best friends, but as the years have passed they've slowly drifted apart. While Dave is an overworked lawyer, husband and father of three, Mitch has remained a single, quasi-employed man-child who has never met a responsibility he liked.
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L.A. Premiere of 'Madea's Big Happy Family' Attracted Stars

April 21, 2011 03:17:22 GMT


With "Madea's Big Happy Family" to be released this Friday, April 22 in theaters nationwide, Tyler Perry was out to promote the film in Los Angeles on Tuesday. He was supported by a lot of celebrities such as Bow Wow, Mario, Keke Palmer, Isaiah Mustafa, Teyana Taylor and Quinton Aaron among others.

Perry talked to MTV during the red carpet segment, revealing why the Madea franchise is still alive. "The people, they won't let it go," Perry said. "They won't let it go. I got about a million messages on my message board of people saying how much they love it, so as long as people want to see it, I'll keep doing it."
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Demi Lovato Gets Through Rehab to Set Example for Sister


April 21, 2011 03:14:30 GMT


Madison De La Garza apparently takes part in Demi Lovato's road to recovery. In her first TV interview since leaving rehab, 18-year-old Demi told Robin Roberts of "Good Morning America" that she got through the challenging treatment for her emotional issues because she wants to set an example for her younger half-sister.

"A picture of my little sister [Madison], on my little bulletin board, was one of the main things that kept me going. I just kept thinking, 'OK, set this example for your little sister,' " explained the songstress. "The real reason why I'm sitting down with you is to open up the eyes of so many young girls, that it doesn't have to be this way."
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TV on the Radio Cancel Five Concerts After Gerard Smith's Passing

April 21, 2011 03:00:38 GMT


Following the passing of their "beloved friend and bandmate" Gerard Smith, rock band TV on the Radio scrapped five dates of their on-going North American tour. The first canceled gig is the one which was supposed to take place at St. Andrew Halls, Detroit MI on April 20.

They also dropped a show at Metro, Chicago IL on April 22, two concerts at First Ave, Minneapolis MN on April 23 and 24, as well as one gig at Ogden, Denver CO on April 26. They are expected to be back on the road on April 29 in San Fransisco CA, but it's not confirmed just yet as "there will be more information as it becomes available."
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Heidi Montag and Jake Pavelka's New Reality 'Famous Food' Officially Announced

April 21, 2011 02:55:37 GMT


Heidi Montag, Jake Pavelka and Danielle Staub's joint project has been officially announced by VH1. The network has stated on Wednesday, April 20 that the new reality series is called "Famous Food" and is set to premiere this fall.

In the new show, the threesome is joined by "The Sopranos" actor Vincent Pastore, singer Ashley Dupre, as well as Three 6 Mafia rappers, DJ Paul and Juicy J, to show if they have the skill to launch a restaurant aptly named Famous Food. The former "The Hills" star, Heidi, is not new to the business as her parents had run an eatery in Crested Butte, Colo. for 21 before they shut it down last fall.
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Lindsay Lohan Officially Signed as John Gotti Jr.'s Wife

April 21, 2011 02:16:29 GMT


After a case of hot and cold, Lindsay Lohan is officially signed to "Gotti: Three Generations". Instead of portraying Victoria Gotti as presumed, she would be Kim Gotti aka John Gotti Jr.'s wife. In addition, Lindsay also struck a deal with Marc Fiore's other production, "Mob Street" which screenplay is written by Chazz Palminteri.

"We're very pleased to have Lindsay on-board for both of these films," executive producer Marc Fiore tells Us Weekly in a statement. "She has been very enthusiastic about the Gotti project, and after resuming discussions with her, we were impressed by her commitment to the film and felt she would be a perfect Kim Gotti."
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Report: Emma Roberts Making Out in Public With Chord Overstreet


April 21, 2011 02:15:19 GMT


Emma Roberts has been caught canoodling with Chord Overstreet over the weekend. Us Weekly reported that an eyewitness has seen the "Scream 4" beauty and the "Glee" hunk making out at the A|X Armani Exchange and 944 Magazine carnival in Indio, California last Saturday, April 16.

It was said that the twosome "couldn't keep their hands off each other". Another source also noted that near the end of the party, they were heard "talking about heading to a hotel pool". E! Online also has a witness who claimed that the two "making out in front of everyone." The observer added, "She was hanging out with him nonstop. They even walked off to his hotel room together!"
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'American Idol' Recap: Jacob Lusk Gets Emotional, Scotty McCreery Swingin'


April 21, 2011 01:55:57 GMT


Seven remaining contestants on "American Idol" were showcasing songs from the 21st century this Wednesday. But before that, the eliminated contestants including latest outcast Paul McDonald returned to the stage to perform "So What" by Pink.

Scotty McCreery started out the competition that night, performing LeAnn Rimes' "Swingin". Being told by Jimmy Iovine to move or carry a guitar so that people won't get bored, Scott chose to do swings. Steven Tyler said it "good" and he "liked it", but wanted more "boot scootin." Similarly, Jennifer Lopez was "expecting more from Scotty," while Randy Jackson thought "that was so safe."
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Beyonce Knowles' 'Run the World' Single Cover and 'Revolution' Trailer


April 21, 2011 01:33:05 GMT


Beyonce Knowles has revealed details of her brand new single "Run the World (Girls)" which leaked earlier this week. The R&B singer is going to release the song as a lead single from her not-yet-titled album on iTunes on April 21 and premiere it on radio worldwide on the same day.

A girl empowerment single which samples Major Lazer's "Pon de Floor", "Run the World" is produced by Switch with additional production by Beyonce and Shea Taylor. The wife of Jay-Z also contributes to its songwriting along with Terius Nash aka The-Dream.
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TV on the Radio's Gerard Smith Dies of Lung Cancer

April 21, 2011 01:24:06 GMT


TV on the Radio have brought up one tragic news for their fans. The "Staring at the Sun" rockers announced through their website that they have just lost one of their band mates. On Wednesday, April 20, their 34-year-old bassist, Gerard Smith, lost his battle with lung cancer.

In a statement they posted on their website, the rock band wrote, "We are very sad to announce the death of our beloved friend and band mate, Gerard Smith, following a courageous fight against lung cancer. Gerard passed away the morning of April 20th, 2011. We will miss him terribly." Along with the statement, they also announced cancellation on a number of upcoming gigs.
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Demi Lovato: 'I'm Bipolar Too'

April 20, 2011 21:02:00 GMT


The former "Sonny with a Chance" actress, Demi Lovato heaped praise on Catherine Zeta-Jones last week after it emerged the Oscar winner had undergone treatment at a mental health facility in Connecticut to combat a serious bout of depression.

In a post on her Twitter.com page, Demi Lovato wrote, "I don't know Catherine Zeta-Jones personally but what she has decided to do... SO brave... and SO difficult but worth it... I'm proud of her."
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Probation Rules Kept Da Brat's From Pal Mariah Carey's Baby Shower

April 20, 2011 21:02:00 GMT


Mariah Carey is expecting twins with husband Nick Cannon and celebrated the impending birth of her babies with a party in Los Angeles in March.

But Da Brat, who completed a three-year prison stint in February, had to skip the bash as a result of her legal woes.
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Troubled Demi Lovato Wasn't Satisfied Until She Vomited Blood

April 20, 2011 21:02:00 GMT


Demi Lovato stunned fans in November when she pulled out of her world tour with the Jonas Brothers and checked into rehab for unspecified "emotional and physical issues".

The 18 year old has since spoken out about her life-long battle with anorexia and bulimia, revealing her disorder was so much more than extreme dieting and throwing up after meals.
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Iggy Pop Pays Tribute to Late The Stooges Guitarist

April 20, 2011 21:02:00 GMT


The punk icon, Iggy Pop and his reunited group, The Stooges performed at Ann Arbor's Michigan Theater to honour the memory of Ron Asheton, who suffered a heart attack and died at his home in the city in January, 2009.

And, amid the mayhem of The Stooges show, Iggy Pop took a moment to personally honour his late friend.
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Rihanna Lands 10th U.S. Number One and Makes History

April 20, 2011 21:02:00 GMT


Rihanna's "S&M" hit jumps up a spot on the new Billboard Hot 100, which will be released on Thursday, to claim the top spot, making her the solo artist to log the shortest span between a first and 10th number one in the chart's 52-year history.

It took her closest rival Mariah Carey five years and four months to land the feat; Rihanna did it in four years, 11 months and two weeks.
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Zeta-Jones Added to 'Rock of Ages' Cast

April 20, 2011 21:02:00 GMT


The Welsh actress, Catherine Zeta-Jones who won an Oscar for her role in "Chicago", will play the villainous, ultra-conservative Mayor's wife in the film adaptation of the Broadway show, "Rock of Ages", which includes Russell Brand, Tom Cruise, Mary J. Blige, Alec Baldwin and Julianne Hough among its cast.

Catherine Zeta-Jones' role was created specifically for the film, according to EW.com.
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Sophie Cranston to Design Royal Wedding Dress - Report

April 20, 2011 21:02:00 GMT


Kate Middleton, who will wed Prince William in London next week, has been keen to keep details of what and who she'll wear on her big day at Westminster Abbey under wraps, but website TheHuffingtonPost.com reports Sophie Cranston has been given the task of making the bride-to-be look like a fairytale princess.

Correspondent Yvonne Yorke, who broke the news earlier this week, tells Access Hollywood, "This will be a very feminine, very romantic dress that will really accentuate her figure, so don't look for anything too avant-garde; we're not likely to see a Lady Gaga moment... It'll be very classic and dignified, as befitting a future queen of England."
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Aretha Franklin Wants Role on Broadway

April 20, 2011 18:08:00 GMT


The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin has spent the past few months recovering from a mystery illness which forced her to cancel a string of end-of-year concerts to undergo surgery in December.

The 69 year old is refusing to divulge details about what ailed her, but she has since regained her full health and has now taken it upon herself to compile a "bucket list" of things to do before she dies.
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Toni Braxton 'Survives' on Pay From European Gigs

April 20, 2011 18:08:00 GMT


The "Un-break My Heart" hitmaker, Toni Braxton was forced to file for bankruptcy last year amid reports she owed between $10 million (GBP6.25 million) and $50 million (GBP31.25 million) in unpaid debts after cancelling a series of Las Vegas shows due to heart problems.

She recently assured fans her financial woes were not as bad as had been reported and claimed she just had an outstanding tax debt with U.S. authorities amounting to $500,000 (GBP312,500).
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Gucci Mane Formally Charged With Battery

April 20, 2011 18:08:00 GMT


The hip-hop star, Gucci Mane, real name Radric Davis, was taken into custody earlier this month after his probation officer discovered there was a warrant out for his arrest for reportedly pushing a woman out of a moving vehicle.

Prosecutors filed counts of misdemeanour battery, reckless conduct and disorderly conduct against Gucci Mane on Tuesday and accused him of showing a "willful disregard for a woman's personal safety", reports AllHipHop.com.
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Lindsay Lohan Faces Losing Out on John Gotti Film

April 20, 2011 18:08:00 GMT


The "Mean Girls" star, Lindsay Lohan has been in talks to play the notorious crime boss' daughter, Victoria Gotti, in the planned project and even joined the film's star John Travolta, who has been cast as the mobster, at a recent press conference in New York.

But Lohan could lose out on the part in "Gotti: Three Generations" altogether - Mark Fiore has called off discussions with the actress' management, suggesting they were just too difficult to deal with.
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Thomas Dekker: 'I'm Not Closed Off to Gay Romance'

April 20, 2011 18:08:00 GMT


Thomas Dekker has long been dogged by speculation he's gay, and now the "My Sister's Keeper" star admits he never says never when it comes to romance.

He tells Out magazine, "I've only really had relationships with women, but I'm certainly not closed to it. If there are possibilities of being able to do anything in life, why would you say you would never take any up?"
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Mariska Hargitay Began Collecting Items for a Baby Girl 15 Years Ago


April 20, 2011 18:08:00 GMT


The "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" star, Mariska Hargitay and her actor husband Peter Hermann welcomed Amaya Josephine into their family in March - and Mariska Hargitay has introduced the tot to the world in the new issue of People magazine.

She reveals Amaya's closets are already full of toys and trinkets.
 
 
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