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April 29, 2011

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Stars Send Best Wishes to Royal Couple

April 29, 2011 12:59:59 GMT


Prince William and Kate Middleton married in a stately ceremony on Friday, April 29, witnessed by an estimated two billion people across the globe.

And in the hours after the wedding, a string of celebrities took to their blog on the social networking website to comment on the nuptials.
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Royal Wedding Coverage: William and Kate Delight Crowd With Two Kisses


April 29, 2011 12:50:00 GMT


Prince William and Kate Middleton have sent the crowd gathering at Buckingham Palace to hysteria after they exchanged two kisses. About two hours after saying their vows at Westminster Abbey, the newly-married couple stepped onto the balcony of the palace and delighted the crowd gathering with a royal kiss.

Amidst the chanting of the crowd, the new Duke and Duchess of Cambridge did a very brief kiss. Apparently not satisfied by the quick peck on the lips, the crowd then chanted "kiss again". At first it seemed that the happy couple was not going to oblige to what the crowd demanded, but within minutes, they exchanged a longer kiss before the public eyes.
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Royal Wedding Coverage: William and Kate Glowing During Carriage Ride

April 29, 2011 12:19:00 GMT


Prince William and his new wife Kate Middleton have delighted gathering crowd with a full glimpse of their union on Friday afternoon, April 29. Emerging from Westminster Abbey after their wedding ceremony, the newlyweds traveled back to Buckingham Palace in an open-topped carriage, smiling and waving to those lining up along the streets.

Earlier that morning, the couple exchanged vows in front of guests that included David Beckham, Victoria Adams and Elton John. When Kate arrived at the altar of the church, William was seen telling her "You look beautiful". As the two exchanged smiles, the British prince winked at his father-in-law, Michael Middleton, and joked, "We're supposed to have just a small family affair."
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Royal Wedding Coverage: Details on Kate Middleton's Wedding Dress

April 29, 2011 11:40:00 GMT


The question surrounding Kate Middleton's wedding dress has finally been answered. Shortly after she arrived at Westminster Abbey to wed Prince William, it was unraveled that the Duchess of Cambridge was wearing a long-sleeved lace gown designed by Sarah Burton at Alexander McQueen.

Detailed explanation about the design has also been shared. It was noted that the dress is made with ivory and white satin gazar and the lace applique for the bodice and skirt was hand-made by the Royal School of Needlework. The lace on the dress incorporates a rose, thistle, daffodil and shamrock.
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Royal Wedding Coverage: Prince William Appears to Have Trouble With the Ring


April 29, 2011 10:55:00 GMT


The royal wedding is underway. Soon after Kate Middleton arrived at Westminster Abbey, she was escorted down the aisle by her father and the ceremony began. It went without a hitch although there was a moment when Prince William seems to have difficulty in slipping the ring onto her finger since it looked to be a very tight fit.

Daily Mail reported that when Kate first joined William at the altar, the 28-year-old prince whispered, "You look beautiful," to his radiant bride. Moments later, they exchanged their vows. "I, William Arthur Philip Louis, take thee, Catherine Elizabeth, to my wedded wife, to have and to hold from this day forward, for better, for worse," he vowed. "For richer, for poorer. In sickness and in health. To love and to cherish, till death us do part."
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Royal Wedding Coverage: Kate Middleton Radiant in Lace Gown


April 29, 2011 10:26:48 GMT


Kate Middleton has finally made her way from the Goring Hotel to Westminster Abbey. Wearing a tiara with a full veil, the 29-year-old looked radiant in her long-sleeved lace gown designed by Sarah Burton at Alexander McQueen. Accompanied by her father in the Rolls Royce that brought her to the Abbey, she waved to the crowd along the way.

The glowing bride was greeted by sister and maid of honor, Pippa Middleton upon her arrival at the Abbey. A full glimpse of her much-speculated dress came to full view as she stepped out of the car. Of the dress, Clarence House explained, "Miss Middleton chose British brand Alexander McQueen for the beauty of its craftsmanship and its respect for traditional workmanship and the technical construction of clothing."
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Katy Perry, Bret Michaels Pray for Storm Victims

April 29, 2011 09:46:52 GMT


Katy Perry, Bret Michaels and Slash are among the stars who have turned the spotlight on victims of recent tornadoes in America by sending out heartfelt messages of support. A barrage of storms ravaged six southern states over a 24-hour period which began on Wednesday, April 27, and devastated entire neighborhoods, claiming nearly 300 lives.

The majority of deaths occurred in Alabama, where over 200 people died.
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Danii Minogue Recovering Post Appendix Surgery

April 29, 2011 09:33:08 GMT


Australian pop star Dannii Minogue is recovering after undergoing emergency surgery to remove her appendix. The singer and reality TV personality was admitted to a hospital in West London on Saturday, April 23, after suffering crippling stomach pains.

Doctors diagnosed the 39-year-old with acute appendicitis and rushed her to the operating room for an appendectomy. A spokesperson for Minogue says, "Dannii was taken into hospital with stomach pains. She was diagnosed with acute appendicitis and had an emergency operation. She is now convalescing."
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Eva Longoria Urges Barack Obama to Support Immigration Reform

April 29, 2011 09:25:51 GMT


Latina actresses Eva Longoria, Rosario Dawson and America Ferrera met with U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday, April 28, to discuss immigration reform. Musician Emilio Estefan and his TV star niece Lili Estefan were also among the stars who visited the White House, where Obama stressed his commitment to overhauling immigration policy.

After the conference, Longoria revealed that Obama had voiced his support for the DREAM Act, which would help young immigrants become legal and get an affordable education. The proposal failed in the Senate in 2010.
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R.L. Stine's 'First Day of School' Gets Big Screen Treatment

April 29, 2011 09:24:57 GMT


Another work by R.L. Stine is coming to the big screen. Although the book will not be published until early July, "It's the First Day of School ... Forever!" has been optioned by Gotham Group.

Gotham Group CEO Ellen Goldsmith-Vein will serve as the co-producer for the forthcoming film, along with Gotham's executive VP of production and development Eric Robinson, Stine's longtime collaborator Yvonne Bernard, and Gemini Girls Productions' Beth Elise Hawk. The screenwriter and the studio are still an open question for Gotham Group.
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Enrique Iglesias and Shakira Win Big at Billboard Latin Music Awards

April 29, 2011 09:23:23 GMT


Enrique Iglesias and Shakira were the toast of the 2011 Billboard Latin Music Awards as they each landed a haul of trophies. Iglesias scooped nine honors, including Latin Artist of the Year, while his Euphoria disc was named Latin Album of the Year and Latin Pop Album of the Year.

Colombian superstar Shakira picked up six prizes included Latin Pop Airplay Solo Artist of the Year and Hot Latin Songs Female Artist. Her track "Waka Waka" (This Time for Africa) was voted the Latin Digital Download of the Year.
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Royal Wedding Coverage: David and Victoria Beckham Stylish for Ceremony

April 29, 2011 09:13:13 GMT


Royal wedding guests have been piling into Westminster Abbey to witness first hand the nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Among the celebrity guests spotted making their way into the abbey on Friday morning, April 29 were superstar couple David Beckham and Victoria Adams.

David looked sharp in his dark Ralph Lauren grey suit with a light grey cravat. He also sported his CBE for the special occasion. His singer-turned-fashion designer wife Victoria hid baby bump in a dark blue boat neck tunic dress from her latest AW11 collection. Tying her hair in a long ponytail, she completed her look with a Phillip Treacy hat and customized Christian Louboutin heels.
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'Two and a Half Men' Reboot Planned Without Charlie Sheen


April 29, 2011 09:03:57 GMT


CBS' plans to move on with "Two and a Half Men" sans Charlie Sheen have begun to take shape. Words are, co-creator Chuck Lorre has an idea to reboot the sitcom "with a new creative direction that does not involve Sheen." The network as well as the production company, Warner Bros., are reportedly aware of this.

Moreover, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that Lorre has presented close associates and "Two and a Half Men" actor Jon Cryer with the plan. The reboot project reportedly will involve a significant role for Cryer and the introduction of a new character which is yet to be cast.
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Key Dates for 2012 Golden Globe Awards Announced

April 29, 2011 08:42:21 GMT


The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards date has been set. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has announced on Thursday morning, April 28, that the ceremony is scheduled on Sunday, January 15, 2012.

Other key dates announced include a November 4 deadline for submission of Golden Globe entry forms, a November 9 schedule for Cecil B. DeMille Award Announcement, and a December 15 schedule for "The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards" nomination announcement. Meanwhile, January 11, 2012, is set as a deadline for receipt of final ballots by Ernst & Young.
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'Vampire Diaries' 2.21 Preview: Will Elena Be Sacrificed?


April 29, 2011 08:14:30 GMT


After "The Last Day", Elena tries to prepare for whatever Klaus has planned for her, including the sacrifice ritual during the full moon. Also in the upcoming episode of "The Vampire Diaries", Tyler faces his second transformation and unleashes fears to everyone around him.

The terrifying events quickly spin out of control, despite an unexpected act of courage. Meanwhile, Damon finally admits the truth to Stefan about a terrible new development they must face.
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Alex Pettyfer's Tattoo Above Crotch Teased in Pic

April 29, 2011 08:01:42 GMT


Hollywood's latest bad boy flaunts his torso, revealing a little of his salacious-placed tattoo. Alex Pettyfer did a photo shoot at a studio on the outskirts of Paris for the new issue of VMan, wearing all-white for the beauty of Mario Testino's work. One of the pictures shows him with an opened coat and lowered pants.

One ink spotted on his toned body is that of a cross which is embedded on his right chest. Another is more discreet, nesting above his crotch and saying "Thank You". "In case I forget to say it," he winked, by way of explanation.
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Pre-Royal Wedding Coverage: William and Kate to Be Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

April 29, 2011 07:49:55 GMT


Prince William and Kate Middleton have been given the titles of Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Buckingham Palace has confirmed at 8 A.M. on Friday, April 29 that Queen Elizabeth II has bestowed the dukedom on her grandson, making Kate Middleton Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge after the royal wedding.

"The Queen has today been pleased to confer a Dukedom on Prince William of Wales. His titles will be Duke of Cambridge, Earl of Strathearn and Baron Carrickfergus," statement from the Palace read. "Prince William thus becomes His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge and Miss Catherine Middleton on marriage will become Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge."
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Video: Bruno Mars Performing 'Lazy Song' on 'American Idol'

April 29, 2011 07:44:55 GMT


Bruno Mars is an "American Idol" guest on its April 28 result show. The "Just the Way You Are" hitmaker visited the singing competition, singing his latest single "The Lazy Song". The stage was set to look like a living room with the guys lounging on the couch and the dog sitting lazily nearby.

"I think that may have been the first time we've had a dog on stage at #americanidol. Great job @brunomars," host Ryan Seacrest tweeted after the show. This becomes Bruno's first "Idol" performance. The other musical guest that night was Crystal Bowersox. The 2010 runner up of the "Idol" sang "Ridin' on the Radio".
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Jaimie Alexander Fights Against Destroyer in New 'Thor' Clip

April 29, 2011 07:35:52 GMT


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Jaimie Alexander has brought a new "Thor" clip to "Jimmy Kimmel Live!". The clip sees Alexander's Sif and Warrior Three (Joshua Dallas, Tadanobu Asano, and Ray Stevenson) trying to defeat Destroyer.

There is also a new featurette focusing on Natalie Portman's Jane Foster. In the footage, director Kenneth Branagh explains that Portman's character is a "scientist, someone who watches the heavens and tries to understand the way in which interdimensial travel is possible." Portman adds, "Obviously, Thor's arrival confirms a lot of the things she believes in."
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Nina Dobrev Ditched Vegetarian Diet for Beef Burger

April 29, 2011 07:10:48 GMT


Nina Dobrev tried to rely on veggies to live once but could not last more than four months. The "The Vampire Diaries" star appeared on the cover of Seventeen Fitness special issue in bikini, talking about the extents she keeps her body in shape.

"At the end of last year, I tried being a vegetarian for four months, and after awhile, I started feeling weak, like I needed more protein, more energy," she says. "Then I read a review an episode of 'The Vampire Diaries' online, and in it the writer mentioned that I was looking too thin. I was like, 'Okay, maybe they're right.' It made me think: I need a burger - a beef burger, not a soy burger."
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Rob Lowe Thanks Sex Tape Scandal for Sobriety

April 29, 2011 07:08:16 GMT


Rob Lowe has credited his 1989 sex tape scandal for sparking his sobriety - because the drama made the him realize his life was spiraling out of control. The actor hit the headlines after a sexual encounter with a 16-year-old was caught on tape, and he immediately feared his career as a Hollywood golden boy was over.

But not everything that came out of the scandal was bad - it made him seek help to get sober. Speaking about the sex tape drama on Thursday's, April 28, "The Oprah Winfrey Show" in America, the St. Elmo's Fire star said, "What it ends up doing is accelerating my alcohol stuff to where I finally get sober and I've been able to have the rest of my life that I'm so blessed with, which is now 20 years of sobriety. I don't think any of it happens without that."
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'The Office' Recap: Michael Scott Lies About His Last Day

April 29, 2011 06:51:43 GMT


Steve Carell's last episode of "The Office" has finally been aired on Thursday night, April 28. Wishing no drama, Carell's character Michael Scott visits each of his employees to give them a gift, while not telling them that he is leaving tonight and letting them think he will only leave tomorrow.

Through the gifts, Michael reminds them of their best qualities and what each of them means to him. For Phyllis who has good ideas but never shares them, Michael gives her a set of chattery teeth to remind her to speak up.
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Richie Sambora Passes Bon Jovi's Upcoming Gig to Enter Rehab

April 29, 2011 06:43:28 GMT


Rocker Richie Sambora is bowing out of upcoming Bon Jovi dates so he can re-enter rehab. Sambora is checking into an undisclosed facility to seek treatment for alcohol addiction and exhaustion, according to TMZ.com.

His bandmates will resume the Bon Jovi Live trek in New Orleans, Louisiana on Saturday, April 30 without the troubled guitarist. A statement from the group reads: "Our support for Richie is absolute. He is, and will remain, a member of Bon Jovi.
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Pre-Royal Wedding Coverage: Crowd Goes Larger Hours Into Ceremony

April 29, 2011 06:24:08 GMT


The atmosphere in London was mostly cheerful as thousands of people gather outside Westminster Abbey to celebrate the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. The line extended nearly a mile and a half, consisting of not only Londoners but also tourists and the press eager to get a glimpse of the couple.

Earlier on Thursday, April 28, the Middletons were spotted outside Goring Hotel which hosted Kate's last night as a bachelorette. This morning, the place was packed by town criers who carried a sign "Congratulation from the people of Chelmsworth". The hotel has erected a canopy over the front of the building to ensure nobody catches a glimpse of the bride-to-be in her wedding dress before her nuptials on Friday.
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Elizabeth Banks Officially Joins 'The Hunger Games'

April 29, 2011 05:13:11 GMT


Elizabeth Banks has secured a role in "The Hunger Games". On Thursday, April 28, Lionsgate has made it official that the "30 Rock" actress is cast as Effie Trinket in the forthcoming fantasy movie.

Banks recently took to her Twitter page to express her excitement joining the cast. She tweeted, "Yes! And I can now confirm I'm EFFIE TRINKET in @TheHungerGames. So excited! RT @ohpoorsam Effie Trinket!".
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Eminem Raps About Doing Naughty Thing to Nicki Minaj in 'Fast Lane'


April 29, 2011 04:57:30 GMT


Eminem has given the first taste of new Bad Meets Evil project in a new single called "Fast Lane". A joint track with Slaughterhouse rapper Royce 5'9", this fresh material is the lead single of their upcoming mini album which is slated for June 14 U.S. release.

"Me and Shady deaded the past, so that basically resurrected my cashflow," Royce jumps to the track first. The Slim Shady then follows him by giving a slightly-disturbing shout-out to Nicki Minaj, "I hope I don't sound too heinous when I say this/ but Nicki Minaj, I want to stick my penis in your anus."
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Khloe Kardashian to Kate Middleton: Step Back and Enjoy Your Wedding

April 29, 2011 04:53:57 GMT


Khloe Kardashian wants Kate Middleton to be able to enjoy her wedding to Prince William. Catching the royal wedding fever, the younger sister of reality star Kim Kardashian made use of her blog to share a bit of advice for the 29-year-old who will tie the knot with the British royal on Friday, April 29.

"As I'm sure you all know along with the rest of the planet, the royal wedding is tomorrow and I just wanted to send my well wishes to Prince William and the future Princess!" so she began her message. "I cannot imagine the stress that Kate is under as the bride-to-be with the ENTIRE world watching, so I just wanted to offer this small piece of advice (as someone who was a bride not too long ago)."
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New Trailer Released for Steven Spielberg's 'Terra Nova'

April 29, 2011 04:49:13 GMT


Fox has debuted a new trailer for "Terra Nova" to tide people over the fall premiere. It mostly contains scenes from the previous promo, but shows more drama set both in 2149 as well as in the prehistoric time while following a family who embarks on an incredible journey back in time to prehistoric Earth as a small part of a massive experiment to save the human race.

In the year 2149 the world is dying. The planet is overdeveloped, overcrowded and overpolluted. With the majority of plant and animal life extinct, devotion to science has brought mankind to the brink of destruction, but has also provided its only hope for salvation.
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CBS to 'NCIS' Creator: Your Lawsuit Has No Merit


April 29, 2011 04:39:29 GMT


The man who created "JAG", "Magnum P.I." and "NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service" is suing CBS for not rewarding him for the success of "NCIS: Los Angeles". Don Bellisario has filed a lawsuit against the network because "NCIS: L.A.", which launched in 2009, is considered a sequel to and spin-off to his shows.

"Bellisario has the contractual right to participate in and be compensated for 'NCIS:LA' because it is, among other things, both a sequel to and a spinoff of 'JAG' and 'NCIS' within the meaning of the 'first opportunity' rights provisions of Plaintiffs' contracts with CBS," the lawsuit said.
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Jeff Bridges Considered to Star in Ryan Reynolds' 'R.I.P.D.'

April 29, 2011 04:37:15 GMT


The producers of "R.I.P.D." are turning their heads to Jeff Bridges for the role which failed to secure Zach Galifianakis. The veteran actor is in "final negotiations" to star opposite Ryan Reynolds in the action comedy which follows a murdered cop working for Rest in Peace Department.

Produced by Dark Horse Entertainment's Mike Richardson along with Neal Moritz and David Dobkin, "R.I.P.D." is based on the Dark House comic of the same name. According to Moritz, it's "a buddy action comedy that follows Reynolds' recently deceased cop character and a gunslinger who has been dead for hundreds of years as they find themselves patrolling the deadbeat, reporting to one boss. Yes that 'boss'."
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Man Who Attacked Paris Hilton's Boyfriend Sent to Jail

April 29, 2011 04:22:54 GMT


The man who attacked Paris Hilton's boyfriend Cy Waits outside a Los Angeles courthouse on Wednesday, April 27 has been sentenced to serve time behind bars. James Rainford accosted the entrepreneur as he escorted Hilton to a court hearing in Van Nuys, California, and was physically dragged away by security men.

On Thursday, April 28, Rainford appeared in court to plead no contest to misdemeanor battery and was sentenced to 227 days behind bars. He was also ordered to stay away from Hilton and Waits after his release and given three years of informal probation.
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Video Premiere: Ricky Martin's 'Mas'


April 29, 2011 04:16:36 GMT


Ricky Martin' "Mas" music video has just been released, featuring his performance footage from one of his live concerts. Directed by Simon Brand, the video was filmed live at the Coliseo Jose Miguel Agrelot in his native Puerto Rico during the opening show of his current jaunt.

The video captures the essence of Martin's superb show which is his tireless and infectious energy on stage together with his dancers and musicians, accompanied of course by the great Puerto Rican audience which cheered him on during his four completely sold-out performances last March.
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Taylor Swift Sends Prayers, Reba McEntire Encourages Donation for Tornado Victims

April 29, 2011 04:08:59 GMT


Stars have showed support to those affected by the devastating tornado outbreaks that tore through southern United States. Country stars Taylor Swift and Reba McEntire as well as reality star Khloe Kardashian and actress Kristin Chenoweth are among those who have made use of their Twitter to send prayers and other encouraging messages.

"Mine" hitmaker Taylor tweeted on Thursday, April 28, "We're at rehearsals watching videos of the tornadoes in Tuscaloosa. Our love and hopes and thoughts and prayers go out to everyone affected." Meanwhile, country icon Reba urged fans to donate, "If you can't go to the concert to help OK tornado victims, text OKGIVE to 27722 to give a $10 donation It'll be added to your phone bill."
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Fresh 'Breaking Dawn' Still Sees Edward and Bella as Newlyweds


April 29, 2011 03:47:39 GMT


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New official pictures for "Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn" have been released. One still sees Edward and Bella enjoying their breakfast as a newly-wed couple. On another photo, "Breaking Dawn" hunk Taylor Lautner is running in the rain. In the meantime, another still gives the first look at the Denali members who are greeted by Elizabeth Reaser.

Director Bill Condon has recently opened up about "Breaking Dawn" production. To Entertainment Weekly, he said, "We shot everything - whether it's the lovemaking or the childbirth - as potent and powerful as it can be."
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Pregnant January Jones Looks Forward to Being Single Mom

April 29, 2011 03:11:13 GMT


A few months after breaking up from "Saturday Night Live" star Jason Sudeikis, January Jones comes out with one surprising news. The Betty Draper of "Mad Men" is pregnant with her first child and looks forward to being a single mother, her representative confirmed to People magazine.

"January Jones is happy to announce that she is expecting her first child this fall," shared the representative for the 33-year-old beauty. While making public about the actress' pregnancy, the rep kept mum on details about the father of the unborn baby. "She's really looking forward to this new chapter in her life as a single mom," the rep simply added.
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'American Idol' Announces 2011 Summer Tour Dates


April 29, 2011 03:02:40 GMT


As "American Idol" was trimmed down to 5 by sending Casey Abrams home on the April 28 result show, FOX announced summer tour dates for this season's contestants. Instead of having only 10 cast like the previous one, this traveling show will see eleven of them coming to a city near you across North America.

Casey Abrams, Haley Reinhart, Jacob Lusk, James Durbin, Lauren Alaina, Naima Adedapo, Paul McDonald, Pia Toscano, Scotty McCreery, Stefano Langone and Thia Megia will start the tour on July 6 in West Valley City, Utah. They will stay on the road for the remaining summer at least until September 10 in Rochester, New York.
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Trailer: Meet the Cast of U.K.'s 'Jersey Shore'

April 29, 2011 02:31:14 GMT


One of the cast of "Geordie Shore" introduced herself by boasting her assets. Holly, 18, said, "I'm pert, I'm flirt and I've got double F boobs," while describing herself, adding she's the most "real 'fake' person you'll ever come across." She was referring to her FF-sized boobs which she got through a surgery.

"Geordie Shore" is U.K.'s version of MTV's "Jersey Shore". Like the original, "Geordie" follows extraordinary youngsters living under the same roof for six weeks, partying, having fun, and basically living life. "Geordie", which is set in U.K.'s city of Newcastle, consists of eight "juiced" individuals, MTV said.
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Pre-Royal Wedding Coverage: Sneak Peek Inside Westminster Abbey Outed

April 29, 2011 02:30:23 GMT


How will Westminster Abbey look like when Prince William ties the knot with Kate Middleton on Friday, April 29? Photos from the inside of the grand venue, which will bear witness to the royal wedding, have come out via CTV. They share glimpses of the decoration inside the abbey as well as the final stages of preparation.

Some of the pictures give a look at the altar where William and Kate will exchange their wedding vows. Some others expose the rows of 20-foot-tall trees that have been lined up along the aisle as well as the chairs set up for the guests that face inward. Others present a snap of workers cleaning the checkered floor, security filing through the abbey and musicians rehearsing.
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'Transformers: Dark of the Moon' Full Trailer Hits Web


April 29, 2011 02:01:58 GMT


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The first full theatrical trailer for "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" has been unleashed via Apple. The video sees Optimus confronting Frances McDormand about an undisclosed agreement. It is also packed with action scenes, including the one where Shia LaBeouf tries to safe himself and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley when their building is cracked in two by robots.

The action film begins the story with the Autobots and Decepticons becoming involved in a perilous space race between the U.S. and Russia. Once again, human Sam Witwicky has to come to the aid of his robot friends. Shockwave is confirmed as the main villain and Megatron will return in a new form of scary truck.
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Video: Lady GaGa Showcases 'Judas' on 'Ellen DeGeneres Show'


April 29, 2011 01:54:17 GMT


Lady GaGa's pre-taped performance of "Judas" on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" has aired Thursday night, April 28. Baring her midriff in a blue latex outfit, the Monster ringleader took the center stage with some backing dancers dressed in black. She roared to the audience, singing her controversial single.

Before the performance, GaGa sat down with Ellen DeGeneres for an interview. Appearing on the stage in a black revealing dress, the "Born This Way" hitmaker jokingly scolded the host for trying to outdo her entrance by riding in on a giant shoe/roller skate. "I'm very upset about your entrance. I feel like you're trying to outdo me. I've never done the shoe," she said.
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'American Idol' Result: Casey Abrams Finally Dumped

April 29, 2011 01:36:09 GMT


It's really over this time for Casey Abrams on "American Idol". On April 27, the 20-year-old singer was voted off the competition after being saved by the judges when he was on the lowest position five weeks ago.

Before it was revealed who would be going home, Ryan Seacrest had warned that the result would upset some people. In random order, Casey, Scotty McCreery and Jacob Lusk were the last three remaining on the stage to learn their fates after the other contestants had been sent to safety.
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Pre-Royal Wedding Coverage: Kate Middleton Could Show 'a Bit of Skin' in Dress

April 29, 2011 01:30:59 GMT


Ever since Prince William announced his engagement to Kate Middleton, speculation has been rife about the wedding dress the princess-to-be will be wearing. As the clock is ticking closer and closer to the royal wedding, a new report came out that the 29-year-old could be showing off "a bit of skin" in her wedding gown.

A royal source suggested the possibility to Us Weekly, before adding, "Not a lot obviously, but something a bit modern." The insider pointed out that Kate "doesn't want to look old or stuffy." It is said that the bride-to-be also "doesn't want any fussiness" nor does she want "to look older than she is" because of the dress.
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Nick Cannon Preparing to Celebrate Wedding Anniversary in Hospital

April 28, 2011 21:08:00 GMT


The entertainer and entrepreneur, Nick Cannon who is expecting twins with the "Hero" hitmaker, jokes Mariah Carey may go into labour on Saturday, April 30, the same day the pair exchanged vows exactly three years ago.

During an appearance on U.S. chat show "The Talk" on Thursday, he says, "I'm not trying to be a psychic, but I think that, you know we get married every year, we renew our vows every year. I think we are going to renew our vows in the hospital, I can feel it... We got the minister coming in. So this gown will not be a wedding gown but a hospital gown."
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Michael Jackson's Neverland to Be Recreated in Las Vegas

April 28, 2011 21:08:00 GMT


Daniel Lamarre is in talks with bosses at the Mandalay Bay hotel-casino about potentially reimagining Michael Jackson's fairground home as a sprawling entertainment complex in Sin City.

The project will feature an interactive memorabilia museum and a theatre, where tributes to the late star will be staged.
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Aretha Franklin Taps Little Known Star to Play in Her Biopic

April 28, 2011 21:08:00 GMT


The legendary singer Aretha Franklin has got her eye on Patina Miller, the star of Whoopi Goldberg's musical "Sister Act", for the role of the young Aretha - among others.

She says, "Finally we've got the financing, we've got the right producer. I'm waiting for the script... And there's a new girl in the game now - Whoopi's little girl from 'Sister Act'."
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John Lennon's Studio Equipment to Be Auctioned Off

April 28, 2011 21:08:00 GMT


Microphones and tape recorders from John Lennon's Ascot Sound Studios are among the items that will be sold off to the highest bidders at a sale on May 11.

A mixing desk from fabled Abbey Road studios is also up for grabs.
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Melanie Brown Told Daughters She Was Pregnant a Year Ago

April 28, 2011 21:08:00 GMT


The former Spice Girls star Melanie Brown officially announced she was pregnant with husband Stephen Belafonte's baby in March; the tot will be her third child.

And Melanie Brown, who is also stepmother to Belafonte's six-year-old daughter Giselle, reveals she has been telling the girls she has been pregnant since last spring.
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Kristen Stewart Wanted to Shoot R-Rated Delivery Scene


April 28, 2011 21:08:00 GMT


Kristen Stewart's human character Bella gives birth to a half-vampire baby in the new films - "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part I" - and she regrets the fact that filmmakers had to play down some of the action described in Stephenie Meyer's book.

Kristen Stewart often wonders just what director Bill Condon could have done if he was allowed to make an R-rated movie.
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Kate Middleton Will Do Her Own Make-Up for Royal Wedding

April 28, 2011 21:08:00 GMT


The future princess, Kate Middleton who will wed Prince William at Westminster Abbey in London on Friday, has elected to forgo the special treatment after receiving one-on-one lessons with a famed London make-up artist.

Kate Middleton's wedding planner, Mark Niemierko, tells People.com, "I heard that Arabella Preston was called in by a mutual friend of hers and Kate's. She's had about three or four lessons with Kate at her private flat in Chelsea and has also gone, very privately to Clarence House."
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Griffin Dunne Planning 'Chateau Marmont' Movie

April 28, 2011 21:08:00 GMT


The actor/director Griffin Dunne has been given permission to reveal all about the fabled hotel's history in a new film, "Chateau Marmont".

Dunne will interview famous friends who have stayed there and unearth secrets and little known facts about the place.
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Lykke Li Reveals 'Meltdown' Led to Tour Cancellation

April 28, 2011 18:12:01 GMT


Lykke Li cancelled shows in Scotland and England earlier this month and blamed the scrapped gigs on a slipped disc.

But Li has now confessed the back injury excuse is only part of the story, admitting she lost control of her emotions while food shopping, collapsed and was taken to hospital.
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David Bowie Art Exhibition Opening in New York


April 28, 2011 18:12:01 GMT


The rock icon will be the focus of David Bowie, Artist at the Museum of Arts and Design for a two-month display.

The special show, which opens on May 9, will feature the superstar's movie ventures, including "Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars" (1973), "The Hunger" (1983), "Basquiat" (1996) and a rare print of 1976's "The Man Who Fell To Earth".
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Phife Dawg Hoping A Tribe Called Quest Documentary Will Lead to Fresh Reunion

April 28, 2011 18:12:01 GMT


The "Bonita Applebum" hitmakers Phife Dawg made a live comeback in 2006, eight years after their initial break-up, and they have played a string of tour dates, including headlining sets at the 2008 and 2010 Rock the Bells festival series since.

But members Phife, Q-Tip, Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Jarobi White have been split by actor/director Michael Rapaport's "Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest", which tells the story of the band's rise to fame.
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Aretha Franklin Plans a Cookbook

April 28, 2011 18:12:01 GMT


The soul legend, Aretha Franklin who recently shed 85 pounds (38.5 kilograms) during a massive health overhaul, reveals she's negotiating a deal to share some of her favourite recipes with fans.

During an appearance on U.S. talk show "The View" on Thursday, the Queen of Soul recalled her fondest memories in the kitchen, and when prompted about the idea of creating a cookbook, she revealed, "I don't (have one yet), but I will."
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Charlie Sheen Launches New Charity Venture

April 28, 2011 18:12:01 GMT


Proceeds from the sale of merchandise at his show in San Francisco, California will benefit the family of Bryan Stow, who was left severely brain damaged after two thugs beat him up outside a San Francisco Giants baseball game in Los Angeles on March 30.

Stow was placed in a medically-induced coma, and baseball fan Charlie Sheen has been so moved by the ongoing story of his fight for life, he felt compelled to hand over all the merchandising profits from his San Francisco show on April 30 to the Bryan Stow Fund, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
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Gwyneth Paltrow Offers Up Royal Wedding London Tips

April 28, 2011 18:12:01 GMT


Gwyneth Paltrow has called the English capital home since she wed Coldplay star Chris Martin - and it's where the couple's kids Moses and Apple go to school.

And the Oscar winner has taken to her weekly Goop.com lifestyle blog to advise royal wedding watchers where to go for best picnic accessories and how to get the best vantage points for the procession to Westminster Abbey.
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British Designer Nicki Macfarlane Will Dress Royal Bridesmaids

April 28, 2011 18:12:01 GMT


Details about dress designs for the bride-to-be have been a closely-guarded secret ever since Prince William and Kate Middleton announced its engagement last year, but, on the eve of the big day, it has emerged the Brit has been selected to create gowns for the bridal party.

Kate Middleton's sister Pippa will lead four other bridesmaids down the aisle at Westminster Abbey in custom-made Nicki Macfarlane outfits.
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Michael Rapaport Pressed on With Rap Documentary Despite Problems

April 28, 2011 18:12:01 GMT


The "Prison Break" Michael Rapaport star admits he encountered a number of problems as he tried to bring "Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest" to the big screen.

The biggest obstacle came when he had a public falling out with group founding member Q-Tip about the content of the movie, but rap fan Michael Rapaport stuck by his dream to see the project through to the end.
 
 
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