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April 27, 2011

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Johnny Marr Joins Morrissey With Anti-Monarchy Rant

April 27, 2011 15:18:00 GMT


Morrissey sparked controversy on Wednesday after describing the U.K.'s monarchy as pointless and "benefit scroungers", and now guitarist Johnny Marr has added to his former songwriting partner's remarks by taking aim at Queen Elizabeth II.

Marr tells NME magazine, "I have a few problems with the monarchy - from serious to less serious. One of them is why does she have to deal with her subjects with such a sour face? Surely her life can't be that hard! As one of her subjects, whatever that means, I can't think of too many examples of overt empathy and compassion - they just don't come to mind."
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Kate Nash Launches Record Label

April 27, 2011 15:18:00 GMT


The Foundations hitmaker set up a trust fund to promote the arts after receiving her first royalties cheque, and she's now turned the organisation into Have 10p Records.

Her label's first release was the debut single by Brigitte Aphrodite - and Kate Nash is hoping to sign more acts in the future.
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Cerys Matthews' Elvis Souvenir Can't Be Licked

April 27, 2011 15:18:00 GMT


The former Catatonia frontwoman owns a section of wood panelling from a studio in Nashville, Tennessee, where The King recorded some of his biggest hits.

And she insists the artifact - a 'gobo' which was placed near Presley's mouth when he laid down vocals - is one of her most prized possessions.
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Jennifer Hudson Keen for 'The X Factor (US)' Judge Cameo

April 27, 2011 15:18:00 GMT


The "Spotlight" hitmaker, Jennifer Hudson found fame after appearing on the music mogul's series "American Idol" in 2004. Despite finishing in seventh place in the singing contest, Jennifer Hudson has gone on to release two hit albums and has won an Academy Award and Golden Globe for her film debut in "Dreamgirls".

And Hudson is eager to share her advice for making it big with hopefuls on the upcoming U.S. version of Simon Cowell's hit British TV programme "The X Factor".
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Kate Hudson Engaged to Matt Bellamy

April 27, 2011 15:18:00 GMT


The "Almost Famous" star, Kate Hudson began dating the Muse vocal, Matthew Bellamy last year and the pair is expecting a baby together.

Bellamy proposed to Kate Hudson last week in New York, but the actress kept the engagement secret until she was quizzed about a diamond ring on her wedding finger.
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David Beckham Thrilled By Royal Wedding Invitation

April 27, 2011 15:18:00 GMT


Los Angeles Galaxy player David Beckham and his singer-turned-fashion designer wife Victoria are on the guestlist for Prince William and Kate Middleton's nuptials at London's Westminster Abbey.

And the sportsman is honoured to be among the congregation, because he was brought up in a fiercely pro-monarchy family in England.
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Brenda Blethyn Marries at Last

April 27, 2011 15:18:00 GMT


The "Secrets & Lies" star, Brenda Blethyn, wed art director Michael Mayhew in a low-key ceremony at a registry office in south London in June last year.

She spoke about the surprise nuptials during an interview on U.K. TV show "This Morning" on Wednesday, and told of her relief after so many years as an unmarried couple.
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Hugh Jackman Still Regrets Turning Down 'Chicago'

April 27, 2011 15:18:00 GMT


The "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" star, Hugh Jackman, was offered the role of Billy Flynn in the 2002 movie musical opposite Catherine Zeta-Jones and Renee Zellweger.

However, Richard Gere was drafted in after Hugh Jackman snubbed the offer because he was convinced he was too young to play the part convincingly.
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Eva Mendes: 'Marriage Is Boring'

April 27, 2011 15:18:00 GMT


The "Hitch" actress Eva Mendes has been dating filmmaker George Augusto since 2002, but the pair has never taken the next step to make the union official.

And Mendes insists the tradition of marriage is no longer relevant.
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Steven Patrick Morrissey Slams Royal Family Ahead of Wedding

April 27, 2011 11:08:00 GMT


Prince William is set to wed Kate Middleton on Friday and the impending nuptials have been met with excitement from stars including Helen Mirren and Snoop Dogg, while David Beckham and Victoria Adams will be among those in attendance.

But the former The Smiths rocker, Morrissey, who is famously anti-royal, admits he can't understand the hysteria surrounding the marriage.
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Lady GaGa to Donate $1 Million to Charity

April 27, 2011 11:08:00 GMT


The "Just Dance" hitmaker, Lady GaGa, is teaming up with bosses at the Robin Hood Foundation to hand the generous donation to one of five New York City charities set up to help homeless youth.

The pop star has asked her devotees to vote for the organisation which most deserves the money in a poll on her Facebook page.
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Geri Halliwell Wants Spice Girls Reunion for Olympics


April 27, 2011 11:08:00 GMT


Melanie Chisholm previously admitted she'd love to reunite the girl group, which also includes pregnant stars Melanie Brown, Victoria Adams and Emma Bunton, to sing at the Opening Ceremony, which will be directed by Oscar-winner Danny Boyle.

And Geri Halliwell is in favour of the plan, insisting the "Wannabe" hitmakers are the perfect band to represent Great Britain.
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John Mayall's Son Is a High School Baseball Star

April 27, 2011 11:08:00 GMT


John Mayall and his realtor/singer wife Maggie Mayall have high hopes for Sammy Mayall and the former John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers leader admits he has developed an interest in the sport through his son's achievements.

He says, "All sport is foreign to me except soccer. Even cricket, to me, is mind-boggling. I've never been a sports fan but it's wonderful to see that he has developed into something... His enthusiasm is really great to see and he plays really well."
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Paris Hilton Slams Sarah Shahi's Driving Rant

April 27, 2011 11:08:00 GMT


Last week the "Fairly Legal" star, Sarah Shahi took to Twitter.com to launch a scathing tirade at the hotel heiress over the alleged incident in Los Angeles.

Sarah Shahi wrote, "Paris Hilton - worst driver ever. Almost hit me, then ran a stop sign. What if there was a kid around that corner, you dumb b**ch."
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Tracy Morgan Blasts Charlie Sheen Over Show

April 27, 2011 11:08:00 GMT


The former "Two and a Half Men" actor, Charlie Sheen, has dominated headlines this year following a number of incidents, including hospitalisations, rehab and being axed from the hit TV show.

Sheen is currently locked in a custody battle with estranged wife Brooke Mueller over their twin boys, while he also has two daughters with ex-wife Denise Richards - Sam, seven, and Lola, five.
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Jean-Claude Van Damme Determined to Land Walk of Fame Star


April 27, 2011 11:08:00 GMT


Jean-Claude Van Damme walked along the famous Los Angeles landmark when he was a young wannabe and fantasised about the day his name would be among the greats.

Gladys Portugues is desperate to see the "Bloodsport" star receive the sidewalk honour while he's still alive, insisting the tribute is "so long overdue".
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Sacha Baron Cohen Pushed Brian May Into Freddie Mercury Film

April 27, 2011 11:08:00 GMT


Last year it was announced the "Borat" star, Sacha Baron Cohen will play the tragic rock icon in the upcoming film, penned by acclaimed screenwriter Peter Morgan.

Brian May admits the band Queen has spent years avoiding taking on the project, but after a lot of pestering from Sacha Baron Cohen they gave in and have now started developing the film.
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Michelle Williams' Ancestor Made Covered Wagon Journey

April 27, 2011 11:08:00 GMT


Michelle Williams plays a woman who braves harsh conditions in the Oregon desert in the outlaw western film, "Meek's Cutoff" which takes place in 1845.

And after wrapping the shoot, Williams was stunned to learn that her own great-great grandmother made a similar journey across the U.S. after emigrating from Norway.
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P. Diddy's Police Escort Is in Probe

April 27, 2011 09:33:29 GMT


P. Diddy's police escort to a New Jersey nightclub last week is under investigation after it emerged the move was unauthorized. The rapper was given special treatment by cops at the New York Police Department, who ushered him to hotspot 4Sixty6 in West Orange, New Jersey after he performed at the Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan on Friday, April 22.

According to reports, Combs had planned to charter a helicopter for the journey but could not get clearance from the Federal Aviation Administration. An NYPD sergeant is believed to have dispatched the escort for Combs, despite not having permission to do so.
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Lindsay Lohan Admits Jail Sentence Was Fair


April 27, 2011 09:29:59 GMT


Lindsay Lohan has come to terms with her looming 120-day jail term for violating her probation, insisting she was fairly treated despite admitting the sentence came as a shock. On Friday, April 2, a Los Angeles judge ordered the "Mean Girls" star to serve her fourth stint behind bars, after ruling Lohan had broken the terms of her parole by becoming embroiled in allegations she had stolen a necklace from a California jewelery store in January.

The probation violation landed the actress four months in jail and 400 hours of community service, and although the felony theft charge was reduced to a misdemeanor, Lohan admits she never expected such a tough punishment.
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'Zorro' Reboot to Be Set in Future


April 27, 2011 09:10:12 GMT


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Rumor has it, "Zorro" will get a reboot which is tentatively called "Zorro Reborn". Unlike the previous "Zorro" films whose story was based on the historical setting, the upcoming movie will reportedly be set in the future.

24 Frames reported that 20th Century Fox is developing "Zorro Reborn" with a plot set in a desolate and post-apocalyptic time. The site also mentioned, "In this version, Zorro will be less a caped crusader for justice than a one-man vigilante force bent on revenge, in a western story that has echoes of both Sergio Leone and 'No Country for Old Men'. "
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New 'Super Bass' Video Teaser: Nicki Minaj Is Daisy Duke Girl


April 27, 2011 08:51:21 GMT


Nicki Minaj's soon-to-be-released music video for "Super Bass" is teased in a brand new preview. The short clip focuses on the Young Money femcee as she dances her a** off with some girl friends, wearing her signature pink wig, short denims and a white tank top.

In addition to doing a sexy dance routine, Minaj will also show off her more masculine side in this Sanaa Hamri-directed video. In a previous sneak peek, the "Moment 4 Live" MC is seen hopping an ice-made motorcycle.
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Melissa Farman Is Bristol Palin in HBO's 'Game Change'


April 27, 2011 08:36:05 GMT


HBO's "Game Change" has found its Bristol Palin. After the network cast Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin, "Temple Grandin" actress Melissa Farman is recruited to join the cast to portray the former vice presidential nominee's daughter.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" star Larry Sullivan has also been cast as Sarah Palin's deputy chief of staff Chris Edwards. Meanwhile, Jamey Sheridan has just nabbed the role of John McCain's speechwriter and senior campaign advisor Mark Salter.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger Back for New 'Terminator' Film

April 27, 2011 08:18:17 GMT


Arnold Schwarzenegger is returning to "Terminator" film franchise. The former California Governor is reportedly attached to star in the next installment of the sci-fi film series, with Justin Lin of "Fast Five" directing the forthcoming movie.

Deadline reported that Schwarzenegger agent CAA and Lin are shopping a rights package around town to get the film ready. There is no word on the screenwriter. However, the site noted that Robert Cort is producing.
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Lindsay Lohan Sees Oscar in Her Future


April 27, 2011 08:15:29 GMT


Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan apparently is optimistic about her future in the movie industry despite all of her legal woes. The "Mean Girls" star stopped by "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on Monday, April 25, and shared to host Jay Leno that she hopes to winning an Oscar before she reached 30.

In the interview aired on Tuesday, April 26, the 24-year-old was quizzed where she sees herself six years from now. Responding to the question, the actress who first appeared on "The Tonight Show" when she was 12 simply said, "Hopefully sitting her after I've won an Oscar." She added, "That would be ideal."
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Christina Aguilera Makes a Joke Out of 'Her National Anthem Nightmare'

April 27, 2011 08:08:18 GMT


Christina Aguilera laughed off the incident at this year's Super Bowl which saw her messing the National Anthem. When appearing on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" for its Tuesday, April 26 episode, the female judge of "The Voice" joked about how she forgot the lyrics.

"I'm human. What can I say? Shoot me for appreciating the moment. I mean shoot me, I sang it live," she told Ellen DeGeneres. "That night I knew, I just made myself a Trivial Pursuit question. 'In 2011 what female singer, ya know, flubbed the lyrics'."
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'The Voice' Praised by Twitter Users, Gets Various Reviews From Critics


April 27, 2011 07:27:18 GMT


After NBC premiered "The Voice" on Tuesday, April 26, people began flooding Twitter with comments about the new show. Overall, the audience who also use the micro-blogging site love the show as they mostly said only good things about it.

"#thevoice is MY NEW FAVE COMPETITION SHOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! they are all AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" Mel Jogia wrote. Some have even said that it will overshadow "American Idol". "#TheVoice is definitely going to be bigger than American Idol...new favorite show!" tweeted Stephanie Conroy. Another Twitter user, Melissa Zimmerman, commented, "Watchin #TheVoice ... Good showww I like it so far. Better than #AmericanIdol".
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Pics: Blake Lively Ditches Blond Hair for Red

April 27, 2011 07:12:40 GMT


Blake Lively has strayed away from her usual blond locks and turned into a redhead. Presenting the edgier look of herself, the Serena van der Woodsen on "Gossip Girl" debuted her new hair when hitting the red carpet of the Time 100 Gala that was held at the Lincoln Center in New York City on Tuesday, April 26.

The 23-year-old beauty didn't only turn heads with her hair makeover, but also with her choice of fashion for the event. Named one of Time's 100 Most Influential People for 2011, she came in wearing a floor-length Haute Couture evening gown by Zuhair Murad, and completed her look with Kimberly McDonald jewelry and Christian Louboutin shoes.
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Beyonce Knowles Busts Her Moves With Kids in 'Move Your Body' Video


April 27, 2011 07:01:40 GMT


Beyonce Knowles goes to a school cafeteria in a music video for "Move Your Body", and leads the kids hanging out in the room to a fun dance. Wearing a white T-shirt, denim shorts and knee-high socks, she combines Hip-Hop, Latin and dancehall moves into a full dance routine.

The R&B singer encourages the children to follow her lead, "A little sweat ain't never hurt nobody/ Don't you stand there on the wall/ Everybody, just move your body." And they are happy to oblige, giggling and laughing throughout the dance-style workout.
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Jeremy Renner and J.Lo Team Up for 'Ice Age 4'

April 27, 2011 07:01:37 GMT


"Ice Age: Continental Drift" has added new voice cast. Jeremy Renner and Jennifer Lopez are on board to provide voice for characters in the animated film. Other new voice cast members are Wanda Sykes, Keke Palmer, Aziz Ansari, and Drake.

The Hollywood Reporter has reported that the ensemble was announced on Tuesday during a Fox presentation, during which the studio met potential promotional partners, licensees and retail partners. In the fourth installment of "Ice Age" film series, Renner will provide voice for Gutt, a self-styled master of the high seas. Meanwhile, Lopez will voice Shira, a saber-toothed who melts the heart of Diego.
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'Green Lantern' Unveils Kilowog Poster and Gets Bigger Budget

April 27, 2011 06:48:53 GMT


Two aliens of "Green Lantern" have got their own posters. After Warner Bros. Pictures released a character poster of Tomar-Re, the studio has now unleashed new character posters featuring Kilowog (voiced by Michael Clarke Duncan) and Sinestro (portrayed by Mark Strong).

In another "Green Lantern" news, WB is reportedly having a visual effects problem. According to Variety, the studio faced a crisis regarding on-time completion of the special effects. Thus, the studio has decided to spend an extra $9 million to overcome the problem.
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Ian Ziering Announces Birth of Baby Girl

April 27, 2011 05:00:50 GMT


Ian Ziering can now add father to his resume. The Steve Sanders of "Beverly Hills, 90210" and his wife Erin have welcomed their first child together on Monday, April 25, according to People Magazine. The baby girl, who weighed in at 7 lbs., 6 oz., was born at 10:09 P.M. in Los Angeles.

The 47-year-old actor himself has made use of his Facebook to announce the birth of his daughter. "Well, it's official, I'm a dad! As I sit holding Mia, Erin sleeps the most beautiful sleep," he wrote. "My thoughts race with visions of a brighter future, only made possible by what happens today... or, last night! God bless us all."
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Video: Daniel Radcliffe Makes Stand-Up Debut on 'Jimmy Fallon'

April 27, 2011 04:57:02 GMT


Daniel Radcliffe has channeled his inner comedian when appearing on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" on Monday, April 25. Sitting for an interview with Jimmy Fallon, "The Woman in Black" actor was urged by the show's host to have his first try at stand-up comedy.

"I've always admired stand ups and love stand ups, but I've always been completely fearful of doing anything like that because you have to be insane and crazy," hesitant Radcliffe explained to Fallon. He added, "I told some horrendous jokes."
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Video: Pia Toscano Sings on 'DWTS', While Mark Ballas Dances to Her Music


April 27, 2011 04:39:33 GMT


Pia Toscano wowed "Dancing with the Stars" audience and judges with her rendition of "I'll Stand by You". The "American Idol" alum belted out The Pretenders' ballad track on the April 26 result show of the dancing competition.

As Pia performed the 1994 single on the other side of the stage, Mark Ballas took the dance floor. The 24-year-old dancer, who is romantically linked to her, did the special routine with another "DWTS" pro dancer Karina Smirnoff.
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Vince Neil Completes Requirements of DUI Sentence

April 27, 2011 04:30:07 GMT


Rocker Vince Neil can put his most recent DUI charge firmly behind him after completing court-ordered counseling sessions as part of his sentence. The Motley Crue star spent his 54th birthday behind bars in February as he served 10 days of a 15-day jail term in Nevada, stemming from his 2010 arrest for drink driving.

He endured a further 15 days under house arrest, paid a fine and was told to enroll in alcohol awareness lessons. However, the case was declared closed on Tuesday, April 26 when a Las Vegas judge signed off on the completion of the counseling course.
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Mark Ruffalo Finds Helping Homeless Rewarding

April 27, 2011 04:29:31 GMT


Actor/director Mark Ruffalo continues to dedicate his spare time to helping the homeless after lending a hand in a soup kitchen as part of his research for new movie "Sympathy for Delicious". "The Kids Are All Right" star takes on double duty in the film, featuring in his own directorial debut as a priest who works for a homeless shelter, and he wanted to make sure he understood all aspects of the role by teaming up with a local Los Angeles charity to volunteer for himself.

Ruffalo took to the streets of Skid Row, one of the city's most notoriously violent homeless districts, to serve up hot meals and admits he found the work so rewarding, he likes to help feed the homeless whenever he can. He tells WENN, "We spent a lot of time feeding the homeless. I had a priest who was my consultant, Father James Dugan, who was a Jesuit homeless activist who had a homeless shelter in Hollywood."
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Daughter Addresses Cary Grant's Gay Rumor in Memoir


April 27, 2011 04:28:46 GMT


Hollywood icon Cary Grant's daughter has laughed off long-running rumors about her father's sexuality in a new memoir. The British actor's only child, Jennifer, has put pen to paper to reveal all about life with the "To Catch a Thief" star in "Good Stuff: A Reminiscence of My Father, Cary Grant", which also includes rare photos and personal mementos of their time together before his death in 1986 at the age of 82.

In the book, Jennifer, now 45, admits her famous father was always intrigued by the gay rumors and may have even played up the reports on purpose. She writes, "Can't blame men for wanting him, and wouldn't be surprised if Dad even mildly flirted back."
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'Glee' 2.19 Preview: Rachel and Finn Spying on Kurt


April 27, 2011 04:03:07 GMT


Sue Sylvester has a new strategy in her attempt to take down New Direction and Will Schuester in an upcoming episode of "Glee". She revives the school newspaper and decides to print a few inflammatory blind items, probably targeting the glee kids and Mr. Schuester.

While Brittany presses Mr. Schuester with an inappropriate question under Sue's order, Rachel and Finn are playing spies and following Kurt. The glee club gains a whole new respect for Sam when they discover some interesting new information about his family life, while April Rhodes (guest star Kristin Chenoweth) returns to Lima and tries to convince Mr. Schuester to hit the road with her.
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First Official Trailer for Tarsem Singh's 'Immortals' Debuted

April 27, 2011 04:02:28 GMT


The first official trailer for "Immortals" has been released. Released in sepia tones, the two-minute preview features Henry Cavill, Freida Pinto, and Kellan Lutz who are seen trapped in a chaos of war.

"Immortals" tells a tale of the ruthless King Hyperion (Mickey Rourke) who leads his bloodthirsty army on a murderous rampage across Greece to find a deadly weapon that will destroy humanity. A mortal chosen by Zeus named Theseus (Cavill) must lead the fight against Hyperion and his evil army with the fate of mankind and the Gods at stake.
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Beyonce Knowles Sued for Pulling Out of Video Game Deal

April 27, 2011 03:43:51 GMT


Beyonce Knowles has been slapped with a lawsuit for breach of contract. Software developer Gate Five filed the suit against the "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" hitmaker in New York on Tuesday, April 26, accusing her of bailing out a motion-sensing video game called "Starpower: Beyonce".

In the documents obtained by TMZ, the company claimed to have made a lucrative deal with the 29-year-old in June, but after the deal was in place, the songstress "made an extortionate demand for entirely new compensation terms she wanted". It was further noted, "When her maneuver backfired and drove away the financier, she pulled out of the project in breach of the agreement."
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Lady GaGa Talks 'Judas' and Controversial Biblical Imagery in Its Music Video

April 27, 2011 03:22:56 GMT


Lady GaGa breaks her silence regarding the controversies surrounding her new single "Judas" and its potentially-offensive music video. In an interview with MSN Entertainment, she defended the song, saying that it's not supposed to be blasphemous, but rather be a "metaphor for forgiveness" and "celebration of faith."

She said, "Someone once said to me, 'If you have no shadows then you're not standing in the light.' So the song is about washing the feet of both good and evil and understanding and forgiving the demons from your past in order to move into the greatness of your future. I just like really aggressive metaphors -- harder, thicker, darker -- and my fans do as well."
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'Boardwalk Empire' Adds William Forsythe and Charlie Cox as Gangsters

April 27, 2011 03:11:48 GMT


"Boardwalk Empire" will return for season two with more bad guys. William Forsythe has been tapped to take a recurring role as Manny Horvitz, a gangster, so The Hollywood Reporter says. Additionally, Charlie Cox is reportedly going to join the cast as an Irish gangster with ties to the IRA.

Forsythe is no stranger to crime drama. He once played Al Capone on 1990s' TV series "The Untouchables", based on the film of the same title. He has also appeared on "Dick Tracy" and "Out for Justice". As for Cox, he has landed a role in films such as "Stardust" and "There Be Dragons".
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Key Dates to 2012 Oscar Unveiled


April 27, 2011 02:52:35 GMT


The Academy President Tom Sherak announced on Tuesday, April 26 the key dates to the 84th Annual Academy Awards. The ceremony will be held Sunday, February 26 and again take place at the Kodak Theater at Hollywood and Highland Center, Hollywood.

ABC will be the official network, broadcasting the ceremony and the 90-minute red carpet live. Meanwhile, nominations will be announced on Tuesday, January 24 at 5:30 A.M. PT at Samuel Goldwyn Theater. The Academy's president is usually accompanied by two or three actors who have a relevant work and may be a nominee.
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Megan Fox Likely Getting Rid of Her Marilyn Monroe Tattoo

April 27, 2011 02:50:49 GMT


Megan Fox may have undergone laser treatments to remove one of her trademark tattoos. The "Passion Play" actress generated the buzz after she showed up at a New York City party celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Jaguar E-Type on April 20 with a lighter and less-detailed design of her Marilyn Monroe ink.

Back in 2009, the 24-year-old beauty explained to Bunte magazine what inspired her to permanently etch Marilyn's portrait on her right forearm. "I really admire Marilyn Monroe but I would never try to emulate her," she said. "I got the tattoo as a warning. It warns me not to let myself be treated so badly by the film industry so that it breaks me down."
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'DWTS' Result: 'Good Timing' for Chris Jericho's Elimination


April 27, 2011 02:31:25 GMT


"Dancing With the Stars" guilty pleasure week ends with a quite bitter truth for Chris Jericho. On Tuesday, April 26. The professional wrestler had to quit the show after receiving the lowest score for the tango he performed on the day before.

Lil' Romeo and Chelsea Kane (aka Chelsea Staub) were the first who are announced to be safe that night. Meanwhile, Kendra Wilkinson and Ralph Macchio had to wait for a while since they were among the last batch with Chris.
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First Official Set Photo of 'The Avengers' Released


April 27, 2011 02:31:22 GMT


After camera officially started rolling for "The Avengers" on Monday, April 25, the first set photo of the Joss Whedon-directed film has been released. The photo does not feature any actors involved in the movie, but it shows chairs emblazoned with some characters' names, and a S.H.I.E.L.D. logo in the background.

Coming with the newly released picture is an announcement that the production started in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and will continue in Cleveland, Ohio and New York City. It is additionally confirmed that Tom Hiddleston and Stellan Skarsgard will be reprising their "Thor" roles as Loki and Professor Erik.
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'Idol' Alum Justin Guarini Becomes Proud Father of Baby Boy

April 27, 2011 02:12:59 GMT


Justin Guarini has become a proud father to a baby boy. The "American Idol" alum and wife Reina Capodici welcomed their first son together on Tuesday, April 26, his representative Jeff Ballard confirmed to People magazine. The infant was born at 6:26 A.M. and weighed in at 7 lbs., 2 oz. Named William Neko Bell Guarini, he joined Reina's daughter Lola from previous relationship.

Through Jeff, the 32-year-old singer who lost to Kelly Clarkson on Season 1 of "Idol" gushed about the new addition to his family. "Quite a polite fellow for waiting until late Monday, early Tuesday to make his entrance," he shared. "With a full head of curly brown hair, wide open and alert eyes he came charging into the world."
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Video: Martin Short Spoofs Entire 'Jersey Shore' Cast

April 27, 2011 01:50:09 GMT


Comedian Martin Short still relies on "Jersey Shore" to make fun of pop culture. Appearing as guest on Monday, April 25 episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!", Short debuted a "red band trailer" of his new movie called "Jersey Short".

In the spoof movie, Short plays every character on the MTV reality show, wearing abs suit to portray The Situation and a poof to resemble Snooki. The so-called movie's plot centers on Snooki giving birth to a pickle while in the hot tub and The Situation accidentally eating her child.
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CW Renews 'Vampire Diaries', 'Gossip Girl', 'Supernatural' and Two More

April 27, 2011 01:42:42 GMT


The CW has officially announced that "The Vampire Diaries", "Gossip Girl", "Supernatural", "90210" and "America's Next Top Model" are picked up for new season. The renewal for "Vampire Diaries" has been expected as it has become the network's most-watched show. The drama fantasy will return for a third season.

"Gossip Girl", meanwhile, is The CW's second most popular series. The teen drama will be back for its fifth season and will hit its 100th episode next season. As for "Supernatural", it has maintained steady numbers in its Friday night time slot which is TV's toughest night. The show will return for its seventh season.
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'Glee' Extra Regrets Spoiler but Slams Co-Creator


April 27, 2011 01:41:35 GMT


The "Glee" extra who gave a major spoiler via Twitter has opened up to the press after ditching the micro-blogging site. Nicole Crowther insisted that she didn't violate any code of ethics or contract for giving hint on who would be the prom queen and king because she was not an extra in the episode.

Rather than learning it on set, Nicole said she overheard it at a dinner party from an extra who worked for the episode. "I didn't even know if the girl I heard it from was joking or telling the truth. I was not an extra for that scene and haven't been an extra on the show since Oct. 2010," the 21-year-old said, adding "I didn't violate any code of ethics or violate a contract."
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Stephen Colletti Happy Kristin Cavallari's Engaged

April 27, 2011 01:36:55 GMT


Stephen Colletti wishes nothing but the best for his ex-girlfriend Kristin Cavallari. Upon learning about the reported engagement of the former star of "The Hills" and her NFL boyfriend Jay Cutler, the "One Tree Hill" actor opened up to Hollywood Life that he is happy for her.

Expressing his thought about the news, 24-year-old Stephen said on Tuesday, April 26, "I'm extremely happy for her. She deserves to be happy. She's getting engaged!" The actor, who is currently dating Chelsea Kane (a.k.a. Chelsea Staub), went on to admit, "It's weird. We're at that age now...it's that reality check."
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Jennifer Lopez Gets Steamy in New 'I'm Into You' Video Preview

April 27, 2011 01:36:25 GMT


A new teaser for Jennifer Lopez's "I'm Into You" music video has been offered to tide fans over its official premiere on May 2. In this sneak peek, the "American Idol" judge gets frisky while hanging out on the beach with chiseled model and actor William Levy.

Beside frolicking on the beach with William, J.Lo will also share screen with Lil Wayne who lends his vocal on the song. Unlike the William-starring scene which was shot in Tulum's Turtle Beach of Chichen-Itza, Mexico, the Weezy cameo seemed to be filmed in a studio.
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Brad Paisley and Dierks Bentley Plan to Mark Opry Flooding With Benefit Concert

April 26, 2011 21:08:00 GMT


Storms lashed the city a year ago and led to Opry bosses closing the doors to the venue and relocating equipment and historic artifacts.

Dierks Bentley and Brad Paisley, who was one of the first stars to re-enter the flood-damaged venue to film the clean-up effort, will be joined by Luke Bryan and The Charlie Daniels Band for the anniversary concert, which will benefit area charities, including the Nashville branch of the American Red Cross.
News > TV News

Fergie: 'I Won't Be Judging The X Factor'

April 26, 2011 21:08:00 GMT


Recent reports have suggested Black Eyed Peas member Fergie aka Stacy Ferguson, Mariah Carey and Jessica Simpson were in the mix to join music mogul Antonio 'L.A.' Reid on "The X Factor (US)" panel; Carey will be a part of the show and Simpson has confirmed she is interested, but Fergie insists she won't be a judge when it launches in America this autumn.

She says, "I think that it's a very committed job that you have to put your time into and I don't think I'm gonna have that much time, but I love Simon and I would love to do something like that."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Prince William's First Christmas Shots Unearthed in Cellar

April 26, 2011 21:08:00 GMT


Royal photographer Ian Pelham-Turner was granted seven minutes with the late Princess Diana, Prince Charles and their first-born son in 1982, but the candid snapshots were lost shortly after a selection were used in the British press.

The snapper gave up on ever finding the family shots he had taken - but they were discovered amid a haul of his photos in a Fleet Street basement in London.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Michael Douglas Fights Tears as He Talks About Cancer Battle on TV

April 26, 2011 21:08:00 GMT


The movie legend Michael Douglas was a guest on Tuesday's "The Oprah Winfrey Show" when he was blindsided by a question about how his health scare has changed him.

Pausing to fight back tears, the actor said, "Wow! I know that I'm much closer to my friends and family. I have a much deeper appreciation of family and friends. I was moved by the outpouring of support and I was truly overwhelmed by the fan support."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Daniel Radcliffe Worried About 'Harry Potter' Return


April 26, 2011 21:08:00 GMT


The young Brit Daniel Radcliffe has made it clear he no longer wants to don Potter's spectacles and invisibility cloak again after starring in eight films about the literary hero and his friends.

So when he heard Potter creator J.K. Rowling was planning another book in the series, he asked her for clarification.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Lady GaGa Refuses to Splurge on New Home

April 26, 2011 18:08:00 GMT


The "Poker Face" hitmaker Lady GaGa earned in excess of $62 million (GBP38.75 million) in the past year, according to estimates, but she has chosen not to splurge on a spacious new house, because she'd rather spend the money on her stage sets and live performances.

And the singer insists the creative freedom her phenomenal success now affords her is the real pay off from her years of hard work.
News > Movie News

Footage of Kings of Leon's Early Days Stolen From Rental Car

April 26, 2011 18:08:00 GMT


Filmmaker Stephen C. Mitchell has spent the last 10 years capturing the "Sex on Fire" hitmaker, Kings of Leon's rise to fame on camera and they premiered the finished product "Talihina Sky" at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York last week.

But drummer Nathan Followill reveals they had no choice but to leave some great clips Kings of Leon their days recording their 2003 debut "Youth & Young Manhood" out of the documentary altogether - and he fears the tapes are lost forever.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Michael Douglas Supporting Canadian Hospital

April 26, 2011 18:08:00 GMT


The Hollywood star Michael Douglas was first examined by doctors in early 2010 after complaining of a sore throat, and he claims he was put on a course of antibiotics after the medics failed to spot the growth.

He then went through "a litany of doctors and tests" before he was eventually diagnosed with throat cancer by physicians at the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal, Canada. He subsequently underwent chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment and was later given the all-clear.
News > TV News

Suspect Opens Fire on Reality TV Production Team

April 26, 2011 18:08:00 GMT


"Repo Games"' production team arrived at a home in Las Vegas on Monday to repossess a car, with the intention of letting the in-debt owner play a trivia game to win the vehicle back payment-free, as part of the show's premise. However, when the owner saw the cast arrive, he became violent.

Things escalated quickly once the show's security team intervened and the man pulled out a gun and fired a number of shots, before retreating back inside his home.
News > Movie News

Edie Falco Steals Show From Ben Stiller

April 26, 2011 18:08:00 GMT


In the Broadway revival, Ben Stiller plays a zookeeper and aspiring songwriter named Artie Shaughnessy who struggles to balance a life with his schizophrenic wife Bananas, played by "The Sopranos"' Edie Falco, and his mistress Bunny, portrayed by Jennifer Jason Leigh.

Although the "Zoolander" actor was cast as the star, Falco has won over critics, garnering significant praise for what a New York Times reviewer called a "transfixing" performance in a play that "sinks".
News > Movie News

Christopher Thornton Forced to Sleep Rough in 'Violent' and 'volatile' Skid Row

April 26, 2011 18:08:00 GMT


Christopher Thornton feared for his life as he researched his role in Mark Ruffalo's directorial debut Sympathy For Delicious after he was forced to spend two "scary" nights in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles.

The film is based on Thornton's screenplay about a homeless paraplegic who lives in his car, and The Kids Are All Right star insisted his best pal experience life on the streets for himself before playing the lead role.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Alicia Silverstone Calling for More Japan Help


April 26, 2011 18:08:00 GMT


The "Clueless" star Alicia Silverstone has been moved by the images of devastation from last month's disasters and she is determined to highlight the ongoing plight of survivors.

Alicia Silverstone has called on readers of her blog to donate cash to the Red Cross and the Save Japan Dolphins organisation, as well as asking them to help raise awareness of the environmental crisis on social networking site Facebook.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Charlie Sheen's Ex Bree Olson Lands Plea Deal Over DUI Charge

April 26, 2011 18:08:00 GMT


The former porn star, Bree Olson real name Rachel Oberlin, was arrested in February after allegedly crashing her Lexus. She was charged with driving under the influence (DUI) after she was reportedly found to be more than twice over the legal alcohol limit.

Bree Olson had previously vowed to fight the accusation and in March requested a two-day trial to clear her name over the misdemeanour.
 
 
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