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June 01, 2011

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'Real Housewife of Atlanta' Kim Zolciak Gave Birth to Baby Boy

June 01, 2011 16:23:13 GMT


Kim Zolciak self-announced the birth of her baby via Twitter on Tuesday, May 31 night. The baby boy is her first with fiance Kroy Biermann and her third after Brielle, 13, and Ariana, 9, Zolciak's daughters with a previous relationship.

"[Kroy] and I are happy to announce the birth of our son today," the "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" star tweeted, adding that they named the newborn after his dad. "Kroy Jagger Biermann is healthy & beautiful. We are so in love!" Zolciak gushed.
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Andy Dick Sued for Rubbing Genitals on Man's Face


June 01, 2011 15:10:35 GMT


Once again Andy Dick finds himself in the center of a lawsuit on the accusation of his wild behavior. This time a comedy club's patron sued Dick for rubbing genitals on his face last December.

Plaintiff Robert Tucker said Dick approached him among the audience at Trees nightclub on December 19, dressed in drag. According to the lawsuit, Dick stood on top of a barstool, grabbed Tucker's head and pulled down his skirt to reveal that "he was not wearing underwear beneath the skirt."
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Lance Armstrong Wants CBS to Apologize for Shoddy Journalism

June 01, 2011 14:43:33 GMT


Because his reputation was put on jeopardy after CBS' report, Lance Armstrong sent the network a letter in which he demands an apology. The cyclist was exposed by his former teammate Tyler Hamilton of using performance-enhancing drugs while competing at Tour de Suisse in 2001, and Lance is not taking this issue lightly.

In the letter which was sent by his lawyers John W. Keker and Elliot Peters, Lance said that CBS' "60 Minutes" was using shoddy journalist in the May 22 segment. The team accused the newsmagazine of reporting "demonstrable falsehood that you recklessly presented, and then bolstered with other untrue assertions and facts taken out of context."
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New Clip for Emma Robert's 'The Art of Getting By' Released

June 01, 2011 09:14:31 GMT


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MTV's "Sneak Peek Week" welcomes a new clip from "The Art of Getting By". The video highlights Freddie Highmore's George Zinavoy who is telling Emma Roberts' Sally Howe four rules of ditching class.

The romantic drama film revolves around George, a lonely underachieving teen who is about to fail high school in the end of his senior year. He is befriended by his crush, a girl named Sally, but he is unable to express his feelings for her. His parents are fighting, and he must complete a year's worth of homework in a two week period or face expulsion.
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Video: Surprising Kiss in Last Battle Round of 'The Voice'

June 01, 2011 09:02:18 GMT


The sixth week of "The Voice" sent four more contestants home while presenting a drama on stage. Curtis Grimes planted a kiss on the lips of his duet partner Emily Valentine (both from Cee-Lo Green team) at the end of their performance of Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now", making the celebrity mentors' jaws drop.

The song was a fit for country boy Grimes, while Valentine had to reach a little out of her rock comfort zone to perform it. Cee-Lo then picked Curtis to go to the live shows, and join Nakia, Vicci Martinez, as well as Tori & Taylor Thompson.
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Kim Kardashian to Ditch Last Name After Tying the Knot

June 01, 2011 08:38:32 GMT


Kim Kardashian won't stay as a Kardashian for long, it has been reported. Sources close to Kim insisted to TMZ that the star of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" will "for sure" drop her famous last name and take NBA star fiance Kris Humphries' last name after the two get married this summer.

Should Kim do so, the TV personality is likely to go against what her mother Kris Jenner's wish for her to keep her maiden name. In an interview with PopEater, 55-year-old Kris said, "I don't think she should take his name and be Kim Humphries. I think she needs to be Kim Kardashian because she's worked so hard to get where she is."
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Official: Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina Signed to Mercury Nashville


June 01, 2011 08:24:52 GMT


Aspiring country music singers Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina have found a home to release their upcoming album. Graduating from "American Idol" season 10 as a winner and runner-up respectively, they have inked a record deal with the same label, Mercury Nashville.

The news was made public by the recording company by taking a full-page ad on today's issue of Billboard Country Update. "Mercury Nashville Welcomes Scotty and Lauren to the Family," they proudly announced their new recording artists.
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'Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' Green Band Trailer Hits Web

June 01, 2011 08:24:24 GMT


"The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)" green band trailer has been released one day earlier from its original schedule. A tamer version of a video leaked some days back, the preview takes out the nudity from the red band one. As for the scenes, the newly-released trailer, which basically shares similar scenes with the previous snippet, contains a few of new individual shots including a gun-armed Rooney Mara looks shocked at something unseen.

"The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo", which is directed by David Fincher, serves as an English-language remake to a Swedish film of the same title. The story will follow ruthless computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and disgraced financial journalist Mikael Blomkvist who are employed to find missing girl Harriet Vanger by her uncle. The drama thriller is planned to open wide in U.S. cinemas on December 21, 2011.
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First Time-Ever Critics' Choice TV Awards Taps Cat Deeley as Host

June 01, 2011 07:45:49 GMT


"So You Think You Can Dance" host Cat Deeley has been booked to host the first Critics' Choice Television Awards. The prize-giving event is presented by newly-established Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA), an offshoot of the Broadcast Film Critics Association.

"Cat Deeley instantly puts our awards on the map, plus she ensures an entertaining and lively show," says Joey Berlin, acting-president of BTJA. The inaugural ceremony is set to take place at the Beverly Hills Hotel on June 20.
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Christopher Knight: I Still Love Adrianne Curry Dearly

June 01, 2011 07:41:10 GMT


Christopher Knight apparently still holds Adrianne Curry close to his heart. Just days after his separation from the first winner of "America's Next Top Model" was made public, the Peter Brady of '70s series "The Brady Bunch" confessed that he still loves his estranged wife.

When met by TMZ at a photoshoot near Los Angeles on Tuesday, May 31, the 53-year-old actor admitted, "I love her dearly." Echoing what his and Adrianne's manager said in a statement explaining about their separation, he added, "We just need some perspective ... that's all it is."
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Coachella Music Fest Expanding Into Two-Weekend Desert Party

June 01, 2011 07:19:07 GMT


AEG-owned concert promoters Goldenvoice behind the annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival have decided to expand its 3-day extravagant into 6-day gig next year. They revealed that the festivity will be held on two consecutive weekends in 2012; April 13-15 and April 20-22.

The extended festival will have double days and double music since both of the weekends will have the same line-up. "We will attempt to produce two identical festival weekends," Goldenvoice announced in a statement. "That means same lineup, same art, same place, different people."
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Halle Berry Attached to New Drama Series 'Higher Learning'

June 01, 2011 07:09:58 GMT


Halle Berry may be heading to small screen. The Hollywood beauty, who won an Academy Award for Best Actress through her role in "Monster's Ball", is said to be attached to a new drama series titled "Higher Learning".

According to Deadline, the Storm depicter in "X-Men" trilogy will star as a college professor on the show which script is written by 30-year industry veteran Lee Rose. The project is reportedly being shopped to cable networks, with HBO and Showtime among those targeted.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Arrested for Child Neglect, 'In Plain Sight' Star Calls It Misunderstanding

June 01, 2011 06:58:10 GMT


"In Plain Sight" star Nichole Hiltz has a run-in with the law recently. The 32-year-old actress, who is known for her portrayal of Brandi Shannon on the drama series, was arrested in Los Angeles early Tuesday morning, May 31 on suspicion of child neglect, TMZ reported.

Law enforcement officials spilled that police initially responded to a call about a disturbance at the actress' apartment in West Hollywood, but made the decision to arrest her after assessing the situation. The officers also placed her young child into protective custody.
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Miley Cyrus Smoking Hot on 'So Undercover' Pics


June 01, 2011 06:38:34 GMT


Miley Cyrus is no stranger to raising people's eyebrows. This time, the "Can't Be Tamed" hitmaker shows off her skin on first official stills for "So Undercover". On one pic, the 18-year-old beauty strips down to her red bra and boxer shorts.

Apart from the sizzling image, another photo sees Cyrus locking lips with co-star Joshua Bowman. Cyrus also shows off her beautiful dress as well as daily outfits on some other pictures for the action comedy film.
News > TV News

First Look at Jennifer Lopez's New Reality Show


June 01, 2011 06:05:08 GMT


The first promo for Jennifer Lopez-starring new reality show has been outed. Titled "Q' Viva: The Chosen", it follows the "American Idol" judge along with her husband Marc Anthony as well as their tour director Jamie King in the search of undiscovered talent in Latin America.

For three months, the trio will be traveling to 21 countries across Americas and visiting places people wouldn't normally look for talent, including clubs, bars, dance studios, underground dance halls and festivals in villages, towns and cities. Instead of holding auditions, they will be guided by local people to those talent.
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Blake Lively Threatens to Sue Over Fake Nude Photos

June 01, 2011 05:46:35 GMT


Just hours after photos of a blond girl who looks like her spread across the web, Blake Lively comes forward to set the record straight. Through her representative, the actress who plays Serena van der Woodsen on "Gossip Girl" denied the authenticity of the nude photos and threatened to sue any publication reprinting the images.

"The photos of Blake Lively which have just surfaced on various websites including Perez Hilton and Zap2it are 100% fake," insisted the rep. "Blake has never taken nude photos of herself. Blake will pursue legal action against the publication which initially published these photographs and any other outlets that republish them in any manner."
News > Music News

Video Premiere: Kings of Leon's 'Back Down South'


June 01, 2011 05:14:30 GMT


Kings of Leon pay homage to their southern roots in a music video for their latest single "Back Down South". In the clip directed by Casey McGrath, the four-piece band go to Nashville to play an outdoor concert in a rural setting in front of their fans club local teenagers.

The live performance footage of the Followill brothers is interspersed with vignettes depicting teenagers in the American south who all converge at an outdoor party the band are hosting. Staying true to the song, the video gives a mood of celebratory, reflective and nostalgic.
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Alec Baldwin Rocks Blond Hair in 'Rock of Ages' Photo

June 01, 2011 05:12:24 GMT


Alec Baldwin is seen on "Rock of Ages" on-set photo. After he was reported asking to be replaced, the "30 Rock" actor shows his different look on an image posted by director Adam Shankman on his Twitter account.

Usually donning a slick suit on the TV series, the 53-year-old actor sports long blond locks and facial hair with aviator sunglasses covering his eyes. He also replaces his formal suit with a two-toned denim vest, which makes him look like an eighties rocker.
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Hayden Panettiere and Mark Sanchez Spark Dating Rumor

June 01, 2011 04:42:29 GMT


Hayden Panettiere could be rebounding from her break-up with Wladimir Klitschko with another athlete. The "Scream 4" actress sent tongue wagging after she was photographed together with New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez outside an In-N-Out Burger in Laguna Hills, California on Memorial Day (May 30).

RumorFix, which first reported the outing, claimed that Hayden and Mark went to the hamburger joint with another couple. Of the two, an eyewitness said, "They seemed very close and very happy." The 24-year-old footballer reportedly paid for the ordered food. A source close to the 21-year-old actress, however, insisted, "They are just friends."
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Video: Funny or Die Spoofs 'Nurse Jackie' With 'Nurse Jackee'

June 01, 2011 04:31:01 GMT


Funny or Die presents its own version of "Nurse Jackie" called "Nurse Jackee". Starring former "Sister, Sister" actress Jackee Harry, the spoof opens with the title character pushing away a woman who has an "ugly-ass haircut" which resembles to Jackie Peyton's.

Jackee is a brash, sexual nurse with obsession to cosmetics. Since using make-ups is forbidden for hospital staff, she sneaks out only to apply her pink lipstick. But she finds a partner in crime in a male doctor who is willing to apply nail polish on her toes.
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Justin Bieber, Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina Added to CMT Awards Line-Up


June 01, 2011 04:26:53 GMT


More big stars are added to the already-star-studded guest list of upcoming Country Music Television (CMT) Awards. The latest one is Justin Bieber who scores his first CMT nomination in Collaborative Video of the Year, thanks to "That Should Be Me", his joint track with Rascal Flatts.

Joining the pop idol will be Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina who recently finished first and second respectively at the "American Idol" finale. They have dropped their country debut single with Scotty releasing "I Love You This Big" and Lauren offering "Like My Mother Does".
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Avril Lavigne Truly Sorry for Her Rude Word at Tampa Bay Rays Concert


June 01, 2011 03:48:41 GMT


Avril Lavigne has apologized to the crowd of more than 24,000 attending baseball game between Tampa Bay Rays and Cleveland Indians. The pop punk rocker offered the apology after landing in hot water for throwing expletive rant during her concert at the game.

"We just had so much fun tonight and we want to take the tirade out and say thank you to the Tampa Bay Rays!" the "What the Hell" singer said for disturbing "the family friendly atmosphere" of the gig at Tropicana Field. "I'm truly sorry if anyone was offended by my language."
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'Hunger Games' Casts Donald Sutherland as President Snow

June 01, 2011 03:48:30 GMT


Lionsgate Films has added an actor to "The Hunger Games" to take the role of a pivotal character. The studio has made it official that Donald Sutherland will star as President Coriolanus Snow, the main antagonist in the upcoming film.

President Snow is the leader of Panem, a place where the titular competition takes place. An elder man with a snake-like appearance, he is also the head of the Capitol, which holds the competition to show off its power over the citizens. To cap it all, he is also described as being "cruel and ruthless in his intimidation and control tactics".
News > Celebrity Gossip

Molly Sims Over the Moon About Her Engagement

June 01, 2011 03:32:13 GMT


Former "Las Vegas" star Molly Sims is getting closer to walking down the aisle. The 38-year-old model/actress has just gotten engaged to her boyfriend, "Love and Other Drugs" producer Scott Stuber. Her representative has confirmed the good news to People Magazine.

Words are, 42-year-old Scott, who has been dating Molly for about a year and a half before popping the question, asked for her hand in marriage the weekend of May 20. To make the weekend even more special for the "Yes Man" actress, he allegedly flew her parents from Kentucky to Los Angeles.
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Trailer and Details of 'Breaking Bad' Season 4

June 01, 2011 03:18:44 GMT


AMC has debuted a new trailer for "Breaking Bad" season 4 that will premiere this summer on Sunday, July 17 at 10/9c. It contains no new footage but compiles intense scenes from the previous season, including some gun-shooting scenes.

According to The Daily Beast, in the new season "Walt and Jesse have to deal with the consequences of their actions, as Walt squares off with Gus and Jesse becomes increasingly aloof. Skyler commits to laundering Walt's money in order to keep her sister Marie and Hank, who is recovering from his shooting last season, financially afloat."
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Alleged Photos of Blake Lively in the Nude Leaked


June 01, 2011 02:58:46 GMT


Blake Lively might have taken naked pictures of herself in the past. While the "Gossip Girl" star dominated media headlines with speculations of her dating Leonardo DiCaprio, photos of a blond girl who looks like her posing in her birthday suit have just leaked out.

Most of the snaps hide the girl's face as she poses seductively in front of a mirror in the bathroom, but one gives a blurry look at her face and shows that the girl's nose looks a little different than Blake's. The racy images seem to have been taken several years ago given the early generation iPhone the girl used to take them.
News > Movie News

New 'Deathly Hallows Part 2' Poster: Greasy-Haired Snape


June 01, 2011 02:41:59 GMT


Warner Bros. Pictures has released a new character poster from "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II". After Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, and some other main characters previously got highlighted on one-sheets, Severus Snape comes to join them and gets his own banner.

On his character poster, Alan Rickman's Snape sports his usual greasy hair and black uniform. Snape, who becomes Headmaster of Hogwarts in the final "Harry Potter" novel, looks concerned for anything he is staring at.
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NBC Gives Post-Super Bowl Slot to 'The Voice'

June 01, 2011 02:23:21 GMT


Being a successful freshman, "The Voice" lands a coveted post-Super Bowl spot next year. NBC has announced that an hour-long episode of the reality show will air Sunday, February 5, 2012 following the network's telecast of Super Bowl XLVI.

"There is no better showcase on television than to follow the Super Bowl, and we believe 'The Voice' is deserving of such high-profile exposure," chairman of NBC Entertainment Bob Greenblatt said in a statement on Tuesday, May 31. "The attention grabbing blind audition phase of 'The Voice' has mass appeal and will fittingly team up with the biggest sporting event of the year."
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Lady GaGa Breaks Record by Officially Selling 1.1 Million Copies of 'Born This Way'

June 01, 2011 02:20:12 GMT


The official sales number of Lady GaGa's new album "Born This Way" is in, and it's revealed that the May 23 studio release has sold around 1,108,000 copies in its opening week. The huge number actually has been predicted by music experts when they heard that the CD was sold only for 0.99 cents on Amazon last week.

With such a big number, the Mother Monster has broken record as an artist with the highest sales week since 50 Cent sold 1,141,000 copies of his album "The Massacre" in 2005. The SoundScan-era record week, however, is still firmly held by NSYNC's 2000 "No Strings Attached" (2,416,000).
News > Celebrity Gossip

Neck Brace-Wearing Snooki Faces Possible Lawsuit After Car Accident


June 01, 2011 01:46:59 GMT


Snooki's recent fender bender in Florence, Italy is not without consequences. Although she wasn't arrested for crashing into the back of a police car escorting her on Monday, May 30, the "Jersey Shore" star could be facing lawsuit from the two officers who were sent to hospital for minor injuries because of the accident.

A spokesperson for the Florence Police Department said that although the male and female officer have been released from the hospital and their injuries were "nothing serious", they "will not be back at work for a week." Per Italian law, they have up to 90 days to decide whether to take civil action against the pint-sized reality star.
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'The Hangover Part II' Co-Writer to Return for Third Film

June 01, 2011 01:45:33 GMT


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After "The Hangover Part II" raked a solid $85.9 million at box office, it is not a surprise that the follow-up for the Warner Bros. Pictures comedy is being planned. It is reported that Craig Mazin, the one who provides the script for the movie along with Scot Armstrong and Todd Phillips, is in early talks to return to the third film.

The Tracking-Board (via The Wrap) says that Mazin has been brought in to write the next installment in "The Hangover" film franchise. Sitting with Badass Digest, the writer once joked about how "The Hangover Part III" should end. "I think the third movie ends with Doug staring at a row of crosses in a graveyard," so he said. "It's everyone - his wife, his family is dead, everybody from the first movie is dead. Somebody shows up and tells him his dog is dead."
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'Man Down' Music Video: Rihanna Gets Raped and Turns Into a Killer


June 01, 2011 01:33:52 GMT


Rihanna guns down a man in a dark, and emotional music video for her latest single "Man Down". In this clip, the Bajan songstress is originally a carefree island girl who is full of love, spirit and joy, but then an unthinkable moment happens and changes her entire life. She gets raped by a man she met at a party, and turns into a cold-blooded killer to seek revenge on him.

The music video was directed by Anthony Mandler. "Very strong underlying message 4 girls like me! #listentoyomama," RiRi once tweeted about the premise of the gritty visuals. Anthony, meanwhile, said the video has all elements that will capture viewers right from the beginning, saying "[It's] dramatic and shocking and intense and emotional and uplifting and enlightening."
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Patrick Dempsey Backtracks on Statement to Quit 'Grey's Anatomy' After Season 8


June 01, 2011 01:31:19 GMT


Patrick Dempsey is yet to officially retire "Grey's Anatomy" after next season. Following his statement that the eighth season will be the last for him, his representative clarifies the situation, stating "He was referring to the fact that his contract is up at the end of next season and we have no idea what the future holds."

Report of Dempsey's departure hit the web after the lead actor told the Italian edition of Vanity Fair, "It [season 8] will be my last." He added, "I don't know what will happen with the other characters, but for me, it's done."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Sean Kingston's Passenger Recalls Minutes Before Crash

May 31, 2011 18:34:25 GMT


The girl who was behind Sean Kingston when the jet ski crashed against a Miami beach bridge on the weekend has recounted minutes into the disaster. Cassandra Sanchez, Sean's longtime friend, told TMZ that the rapper was thinking of turning the jet ski around at last minute but was driving "really fast" that he lost control of the vehicle.

"Both jet skis pulled out of the dock at the same time and we were going so fast we just blasted past them," Cassandra said. "When we turned a corner and crashed ... they were so far behind us they didn't even see us crash." She remembered yelling to Sean before the crash, "We can't fit under there! Are we going to try and go under there? Sean stop!"
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New Characters in 'Walking Dead' Season 2 Revealed

May 31, 2011 17:23:41 GMT


Those craving for a slight hint about the highly-anticipated second season of "The Walking Dead" can feast on the following casting news. TV Line acquired the names and type of characters who would be introduced in the new season.

Survivors include Hersel, the owner of Hershel's Farm where the season 1 survivors would stumble upon. Hershel is a veterinarian, "a Wilford Brimley type", who has a daughter named Maggie. Then there's a middle-aged ranch foreman called Otis who is "such a sweetheart that he all but loses it when he accidentally shoots a fellow survivor."
 
 
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