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May 24, 2011

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Chelsea Kane Campaigning to Collect First Trophy With 'DWTS' Win

May 24, 2011 09:24:10 GMT


Chelsea Kane is looking forward to collect her first ever trophy from "Dancing with the Stars". The actress who portrayed Stella Malone on "Jonas L.A." is tied on the leaderboard with NFL star Hines Ward following her performances during the season 12 finale on Monday night, May 23.

After the show, the 22-year-old said winning the mirror ball trophy would mean more to her because Hines and Kirstie Alley have won something before. To reporters, she shared, "This would be the first thing I've ever won. Kirstie and Hines have won Emmys and Super Bowls. This will be my first trophy if I take it home! I'll dedicate it to the whole room."
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'American Idol' Stars Honor Simon Fuller at Walk of Fame Ceremony

May 24, 2011 08:59:59 GMT


Simon Fuller has received the 2,441st star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. On Monday morning, May 23, the "American Idol" creator was awarded with his star at a ceremony attended by the show's host Ryan Seacrest, past winners Carrie Underwood and David Cook, judges Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson, and season 10 finalists among many others.

During the ceremony, Ryan got a chance to speak about Simon on the podium. "He is innovative, strategic, creative, kind, generous and, above all, he is a tremendous friend to all of us who have gotten to know him," he said. Carrie also took the podium to say, "You have earned this, you deserve this more than anybody I know, and behalf of all the lives you have changed forever, thank you so much."
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Lady GaGa In Talks to Host 'SNL' Next Season

May 24, 2011 08:44:10 GMT


After her appearance on "Saturday Night Live" on May 21, Lady GaGa may have a bigger role on the show when it returns for a new season. The Mother Monster reveals she has been in talks with NBC to host an installment of the variety show, saying on "The View", "We're already talking about me hosting 'SNL' next year."

In "SNL" season finale which aired last weekend, Lady GaGa appeared in some sketches with Justin Timberlake who served as a host. In a digital short called "Three-Way", she was sandwiched between the singer/actor and Andy Samberg who sang about a threesome which is "not gay".
News > Movie News

Pics: Julianne Hough Shows Off Hot Bod When Filming 'Rock of Ages'


May 24, 2011 08:41:14 GMT


Julianne Hough shows off her steamy body during the shooting of her upcoming film, "Rock of Ages". The 22-year-old ballroom dancer-turned-actress is snapped wearing a skimpy purple bikini with co-star Diego Boneta at the shores of Miami on Monday, May 23.

During the filming, Julianne and Diego get intimate in the water, shooting the fun scenes and splashing about in the Pacific ocean. At one point, Julianne wraps her legs around Diego while staring into his eyes and leaning in for a kiss.
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Lady GaGa's 'Born This Way' Sold for $0.99, Resulting in Overwhelming Demand

May 24, 2011 08:30:20 GMT


Lady GaGa has partnered with Amazon, which just launched a new Cloud Player service, to sell her new studio album "Born This Way" for 99 cents. The special 24-hour cross-promotion delighted Little Monsters who have been itching to get a hold of the Mother Monster's new CD, but their joy was short lived because they could not get the entire album immediately after the purchase.

The online retailer suffered technical problems because of the high traffic on the website soon after the promotion was announced. "Amazon is experiencing high volume and downloads are delayed," the company offered an apology for the inconvenient. "If customers order today, they will get the full Lady GaGa, Born This Way album for $0.99. Thanks for your patience."
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First Promo for 'Entourage' Season 8 Debuted


May 24, 2011 07:53:58 GMT


HBO has released the first teaser for "Entourage" season 8 which is two months away from its premiere. Featuring "High for This" from Toronto based singer The Weeknd aka Abel Tesfaye, the promo does not share any scenes from the new season but highlights that "it all begins and ends with your friends."

Dubbed the final season, the upcoming season is expected to answer such questions as: Will Vince (Adrian Grenier) be arrested for possession of Cocaine?; Will Drama's (Kevin Dillon) new cartoon be a success?; What is going to happen to Ari's (Jeremy Piven) marriage?
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Ed Westwick Is Tybalt in 'Romeo and Juliet'

May 24, 2011 07:33:58 GMT


Ed Westwick is allegedly in final talks to star in "Romeo and Juliet". Variety reports that the "Gossip Girl" hunk will take the role of Tybalt, Juliet's hot-tempered cousin who kills Romeo's best friend Mercutio in a duel and sets the whole family feud into high gear.

Hailee Steinfeld is set to portray the female main character, while Holly Hunter is recently added to star as the Nurse, the one who raised Juliet and helps her send messages to Romeo. In the meantime, the latter is yet to be cast.
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Showtime Renews 'Nurse Jackie' and 'Borgias', Cancels 'United States of Tara'


May 24, 2011 07:06:27 GMT


"Nurse Jackie" has been picked up for another season, following the footsteps of "The Borgias". The dark comedy series will return for a fourth season in 2012, while the freshman will go into production this summer for a second season which is also set to air next year.

Meanwhile, "United States of Tara" has to receive the bad news. The network decides to pull the plug on the comedy show which has suffered a drastic decline in ratings, with an average of 326,000 viewers for season 3. For comparison, the series drew an average of 558,000 for season 2.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Scotty McCreery Ponders Whether He Should Shave Head for 'Idol' Finale

May 24, 2011 07:05:34 GMT


"American Idol" is just a couple days away from crowing its winner for season 10, but rather than stressing over his song choices, finalist Scotty McCreery has his mind on other little things. At a press conference on Monday afternoon, May 23, the singer from Garner, North Carolina admitted he is mulling over whether or not he should shave his head for the finale.

"This has been the biggest thing on my mind," the 17-year-old said. "Every time I look in the mirror I think, Should I? Should I not? I used to have short hair. That was me and the boys back home. We said, 'Short hair don't care.' I'm torn. If J.Lo cuts it, I might. How many chances do you get to have the most beautiful woman in the world cut your hair? I don't know. I might. Tune in to see. I still don't know."
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Lenny Kravitz Cast in 'The Hunger Games'

May 24, 2011 06:32:08 GMT


Lionsgate Films adds an actor in the cast ensemble for "The Hunger Games". Taking to its Twitter account, the studio announces that Lenny Kravitz has been cast as Cinna, the assigned fashion stylist for Katniss Everdeen.

The studio describes Cinna as a "mild-mannered first time stylist" who can create Katniss' impressive designs. The designs he creates, such as the "Girl On Fire" costume for the tributes' live televised debut, define her public identity and "could also contribute to her very survival".
News > Music News

All Time Low Channel Lady GaGa and Katy Perry in 'I Feel Like Dancin'' Video


May 24, 2011 06:30:02 GMT


All Time Low premiere a hilarious music video in support of their single "I Feel Like Dancin' ". In this clip, the boys have a meeting with a label boss, discussing what they should do to boost their album sales and become a chart-topping band. "It all starts with image," the boss said. "So let's talk music video." He suggests, or rather orders, the boys to follow a few of his methods for success.

In method No. 1, the band film a product placement video which becomes a full product banner. In method No. 2, they are "selling sex" by prancing around half naked like the stars of "Jersey Shore". In the third and last method, they "steal someone else's idea" by reprising scenes from Lady GaGa's "Bad Romance", Justin Bieber's "Baby", and Katy Perry's "California Gurls".
News > Movie News

'John Carter of Mars', 'Now' and 'Still I Rise' Get New Titles

May 24, 2011 04:55:19 GMT


Walt Disney Pictures has decided to change the title of Andrew Stanton-directed movie, which is based on Edgar Rice Burroughs novel. Previously called "John Carter of Mars", the sci-fi epic is now simply entitled "John Carter".

Additionally, Dark Horizons has confirmed that Andrew Niccol's film gets new title. Originally called "I'm.Mortal", and then changed to "Now", the 20th century Fox sci-fi movie which stars Justin Timberlake and Olivia Wilde will now be called "In Time".
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Justin Timberlake Hangs With Olivia Wilde and Mila Kunis at 'SNL' After-Party

May 24, 2011 04:32:58 GMT


Justin Timberlake has two Hollywood beauties by his side at the after-party for the May 21 season finale of "Saturday Night Live", it has been reported. According to the New York Post's Page Six, the 30-year-old singer-turned-actor was spotted hanging out with Olivia Wilde and Mila Kunis at the bash.

A spy for the publication said that the Sean Parker of "The Social Network" was "chatting away" with both of his co-star in "In Time" and "Friends with Benefits" respectively. The source added, "The two actresses then hung out together, and Olivia talked for a while with Bradley Cooper."
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Beyonce Sings on 'Oprah' Finale, Accused of Copycat for Billboard Music Awards Performance


May 24, 2011 04:29:38 GMT


"The Oprah Winfrey Show" which features Beyonce Knowles has aired Monday night, May 23 as part of two-episode finale. The R&B diva delivered her first single "Run the World (Girls)", and footage of her performance at Chicago's United Center has landed online.

Wearing a tuxedo leotard, Beyonce stormed the stage and shouted, "Oprah, we can run the world!" She then led an army of sexy, geeky girls and scholarly dancers to an arousing performance. Oprah Winfrey watched from the audience row along with Tom Cruise.
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'The Bachelorette' Recap: Ashley Hebert Dumps 7 Suitors, Saves Bentley


May 24, 2011 04:02:03 GMT


Ashley Hebert has cut 7 from the 25 men competing for her heart on "The Bachelorette" season 7. Getting the first impression rose was Ryan P. who stole the Bachelorette away for some one on one.

Bentley was seemingly bitter about her decision. Although he admitted he was not overly attracted to Ashley, the 28-year-old businessman claimed he should have gotten the first impression rose because he was competitive.
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First Teaser Trailer of 'The Muppets' Hits Web

May 24, 2011 03:41:06 GMT


Walt Disney has released the first teaser trailer for "The Muppets". The video opens with Jason Segel acting as if he is starring in a romantic comedy, in which he tries to win back Amy Adams. Then, everything changes when Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, and other characters on "The Muppet Show" appear.

On a vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world's biggest Muppet fan, and his friends Gary (Segel) and Mary (Adams) from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of oilman Tex Richman (Chris Cooper) to raze the Muppet Theater and drill for the oil recently discovered beneath the Muppets' former stomping grounds. To stage The Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever and raise the $10 million needed to save the theater, Walter, Mary and Gary help Kermit reunite the Muppets, who have all gone their separate ways.
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New 'True Blood' Season 4 Trailer: Eric Begins the Campaign

May 24, 2011 03:16:56 GMT


Eric begins his campaign to win back the hearts of the human populace in a new trailer for "True Blood" season 4. The vampire talks to TV viewers about how vampires want to be treated equally to humans.

Bill has his own part in the effort, being tasked to make sure there won't be dead humans. The two vampires get the task after Russel ripped out the heart of a newscaster on live national television in an episode of season 3.
News > Music News

Video Premiere: David Cook's 'The Last Goodbye'

May 24, 2011 03:13:01 GMT


David Cook has unveiled music video for his new single "The Last Goodbye". In this clip, he has the whole city of California thinking that he might be dead. His jacket, bag and wallet are found on shore, leading to a speculation that he has drowned. Oblivious to people's concern about his well-being, he stays in his room the whole day after returning from the beach.

The music video is directed by Nigel Dick (Britney Spears, Oasis, Nickelback), and was shot in Malibu earlier this month. "It would have been easy to just set the band up and do a broody performance video," Cook explained to EW. "But I wanted to do something a little more fun."
News > Celebrity Gossip

First Photos of Arnold Schwarzenegger With Love Child Outed


May 24, 2011 02:49:59 GMT


The first photos showing Arnold Schwarzenegger with his love child have reportedly been published. According to Radar Online, British tabloid News of the World has got a hold on a series never-before-seen old shots of the former California governor holding his secret son at his christening as well as playing with him.

One of the images allegedly captures Arnold playfully swinging the boy, who is now 13, above his head. Another one sees the "Terminator" star being joined by Christopher, his youngest son with Maria Shriver, as he plays with his love child. A source told the British tabloid, "These pictures tell a shocking story and one which Maria and her kids will find terribly upsetting. They haven't seen these images."
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Sony Picks Up Dark Version of 'Little Mermaid'

May 24, 2011 02:40:14 GMT


"The Little Mermaid" will have a different angle of perspective in a new film. After Disney made a movie about the beautiful sea creature, Sony Pictures has allegedly decided to make a big screen version of Carolyn Turgeon's novel "Mermaid: A Twist on the Classic Tale", a dark retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's "The Little Mermaid".

Variety breaks the news that "Country Strong" helmer Shana Feste has been set to write and direct the upcoming movie. Tobey Maguire and Jenno Topping, who served as producers in "Country Strong", will once again team up to produce "Mermaid: A Twist on the Classic Tale".
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'Celebrity Apprentice' Ends With Lowest Spring Finale, John Rich Talks About the Win

May 24, 2011 02:26:07 GMT


"The Celebrity Apprentice" hit its lowest note with this season finale which aired on Sunday, May 22. The NBC show averaged 8.3 million viewers, but only earned a 2.9/7 rating in the adults 18-49 demographic. It was down 15% from its last season finale and marked the franchise's lowest spring finale ever.

The reality show crowned John Rich as the winner for this season. The country music singer has spoken up about the result, saying "I would not have been crushed If I had had not won." He further explained, "I wanted to win because I wanted that last quarter of a million for St Jude, but raising over a million dollars for them and getting the awareness factor out there," before adding "I don't think there were any losers last night."
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Zach Galifianakis Tells 'Rude' January Jones to 'Be Nice'

May 24, 2011 01:51:32 GMT


Zach Galifianakis apparently has no love for January Jones. During an interview with ShortList, the star of "The Hangover Part II" was told that the "Mad Men" beauty recently described him as the "most naturally funny person she'd ever met." He, however, reacted to the complimentary comment by bashing her.

"That's really funny because, if I remember correctly, she and I were very rude to each other," the 41-year-old recalled their previous encounter. "It was crazy. I was at a party - I'd never met her - and she was like, 'Come sit down.' So I sit at her table and talk for 10 minutes, and she goes, 'I think it's time for you to leave now.' "
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New 'Deathly Hallows Part 2' Poster Sees Battered Harry Potter

May 24, 2011 01:48:16 GMT


After debuting a new TV spot for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II", Warner Bros. Pictures makes fans more thrilled by releasing a new poster for the boy wizard movie. The fresh one sheet focuses on battered Daniel Radcliffe's Harry Potter, with tag lines of "It All Ends" and "7.15" written at the bottom.

The last movie of "Harry Potter" film series will witness the battle between good and evil forces of the Wizarding world which breaks into an all-out war. Eventually, Potter is the only one who has to make the decisive sacrifice as he draws closer to the climatic showdown with Voldemort.
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'DWTS' Finale Recap: Chelsea Kane and Hines Ward Make Tough Competition

May 24, 2011 01:38:00 GMT


Chelsea Kane (previously known as Chelsea Staub), Kirstie Alley and Hines Ward were returning to "Dancing with the Stars" stage on Monday, May 23 for the last performance show. This week, the three finalists had to perform two dances each: a judge's pick and a freestyle.

First, Chelsea and her partner Mark Ballas danced the samba which was deemed "Hot! Hot! Hot!" by judge Carrie Ann Inaba. She got 29 for this ballroom dance. When Chelsea returned later for the freestyle, Len Goodman commented, "This was so full-on, it was so much attack." The young actress scored 30, making her total score that night 59.
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Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina's Debut Singles Revealed

May 24, 2011 01:36:22 GMT


As "American Idol" comes closer to the finale, tidbit about the finalists Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina's debut singles was shared. According to Taste of Country, Scotty has recorded "Love You This Big" as his debut single, and Lauren has "Like My Mother Does" as her own.

A source at Universal Music Group furthermore told the publication that the two aspiring singers will premiere the new singles during "Idol" performance show on May 24. Their performances reportedly will be made available for digital download on iTunes that night. Lauren's song reportedly is the one which was previously recorded by Kristy Lee Cook for her album "Why Wait".
News > Celebrity Gossip

David Schwimmer Shares First Photo of Baby Girl


May 24, 2011 01:15:16 GMT


David Schwimmer is a proud father to a baby girl. The Ross Geller of "Friends" and his photographer wife, Zoe Buckman, welcomed their first child, Cleo Buckman Schwimmer, on Sunday, May 8. Representative for the actor/director confirmed the news, adding that the bundle of joy was born in New York.

On Monday, May 23, 44-year-old David took to his WhoSay page as well as his Twitter account to share a photo of him, wife Zoe and their newborn daughter. Along with the first family picture, he wrote a caption that read, "Hey everyone. Please welcome my daughter, Cleo, to this crazy but wonderful world."
 
 
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