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June 17, 2011

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Kelsey Grammer Says Hacker Calls Camille Smelly

June 17, 2011 16:53:23 GMT


Kelsey Grammer is forced to clarify that he did not think his ex-wife smells like a beef jerky. The comedian claimed that a hacker had taken control of his e-mail account and sent a bizarre message about Camille Grammer to his contact list.

"Camille smells like beef jerkey [sic]. Goodnight," the message reads. Shortly later, Kelsey followed it up with an e-mail which says the previous one was sent "without my knowledge, consent or authority." He added, "May I suggest that it is 'they' who owe you an apology." His rep Stan Rosenfeld also confirmed to several media that the hacking took place but refused to comment further.
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'Entourage' Denies Wanting Anthony Weiner, Hustler Confirms


June 17, 2011 15:57:39 GMT


Despite reports that circulated around that "Entourage" wants disgraced politician Anthony Weiner to make a cameo, producer and creator of the HBO series, Doug Ellin, has come up with a denial. The rumors said that Ellin has contacted Weiner but has not received any response yet. That is because "it's not true," Ellin clarified to CNN.

The TV may not want him at the moment but an adult magazine does. Hustler Magazine's founder Larry Flynt confirmed that he offered Weiner a job after the politician resigned from Congress as a result of his photos and text scandals. "I'm offering Anthony Weiner a job," Flynt wrote on Twitter. Weiner would be hired for the company's internet division and paid 20% more than his congressional salary.
News > Movie News

Play Based on Susan Boyle to Open in March 2012

June 17, 2011 15:31:50 GMT


So inspiring is Susan Boyle's life story that she would be the subject of a musical play. The Scottish singer's meteoric rise is brought to life in "I Dreamed a Dream" with actress Elaine C Smith portraying Boyle. Smith is best known as Mary in long-running Scottish sitcom "Rab C Nesbitt".

"I never thought my life story would end up on the stage but a lot has happened in two years and it is a very exciting prospect. I hope everyone enjoys the show and I promise there will be a few surprises along the way," said Boyle who came second on 2009 "Britain's Got Talent".
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First Look at Patti Smith's Acting Debut on 'Law and Order: CI'


June 17, 2011 09:15:12 GMT


The upcoming episode of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" has a storyline based on "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" which has suffered many stage mishaps. The June 19 outing will also mark Patti Smith's acting debut and a sneak peek to her performance has been released via TV Guide.

In the episode, punk rocker Smith plays Columbia University mythology professor Cleo who helps figure out the meaning behind Icarus. In the clip, she is seen getting a visit from Vincent D'Onofrio's Detective Robert Goren who along with his partner Detective Alexandra Eames (Kathryn Erbe) investigates a Broadway musical after an actor dies while performing a stunt.
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First Teaser Trailer for 'Alvin and the Chipmunks 3' Spoofs 'Titanic'


June 17, 2011 08:53:58 GMT


Fox 2000 Pictures has released the first teaser trailer for "Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chip-Wrecked". The preview, courtesy of Apple, apparently shares a similar concept with newly-released trailer for "The Muppets", which serves as a spoof for "Green Lantern".

This "Alvin and the Chipmunks 3" video parodies "Titanic". This means, instead of watching Leonardo DiCaprio standing at the front part of the luxurious ship, it is one of the chipmunks who says, "I'm the king of the world."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Man Accused as Mastermind of Tupac Shakur Shooting Denies Involvement


June 17, 2011 08:48:44 GMT


Hip-Hop mogul James Rosemond did not hire convicted felon Dexter Isaac to attack Tupac Shakur, his lawyer insisted. On Thursday, May 16, a day after Dexter confessed he had shot and robbed the late rapper in 1994, Jeffrey Lichtman spoke out against the allegation. He told E! News, "How anyone can take this animal's word as true without any corroboration at all is frankly beyond me."

Jeffrey went on to blast Dexter by saying that he "is a guy who is a convicted psychotic killer, who is currently serving a life sentence without parole." He added, "And what he failed to mention in his statement where he claims that he is not cooperating, is that he was brought back from a prison in Colorado to Brooklyn solely to cooperate with federal authorities."
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'Black Swan' Helmer Darren Aronofsky to Direct HBO's Pilot 'Hobgoblin'

June 17, 2011 08:23:40 GMT


Darren Aronofsky is expanding his wings to small screen. Following his acclaimed work "Black Swan", the former fiance of Rachel Weisz is set to make his first foray into television with HBO's "Hobgoblin".

The 42-year-old filmmaker is set to direct the pilot, the network has confirmed. He will also serve as an executive producer for the not-yet-greenlit series along with John Lesher and Adam Kassan of Le Grisbi Productions as well as Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman.
News > Music News

Skylar Grey's Official First Solo Single 'Invincible' Comes Out

June 17, 2011 08:21:19 GMT


Roughly a week after dropping a buzz song "Dance Without You", Skylar Grey has finally released her first official solo single "Invincible". She doesn't stray away from the dark theme introduced in the "Dance Without You". She powers this new drum-driven track that comes from production hands of Alex da Kid with some mellow, and brooding lyrics.

"Even when I'm walking on a wire/ Even when I set myself on fire / Why do I always feel invisible?" she coos in between the lazy beat. "Even though inside I'm such a mess / Why do I always feel invisible?" It continues with, "Trying everything to make them see me / But all they see is someone that's not me."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Paris Hilton and Cy Waits Going Through Rough Patch

June 17, 2011 08:08:57 GMT


There is trouble in paradise for Paris Hilton and Cy Waits. Words on the street are, the hotel heiress and her nightclub promoter boyfriend are "reevaluating" their relationship. According to E! Online, they are going through a rough patch because of their life in the spotlight and her reality show, "The World According to Paris".

A source close to Paris said, "Paris loves and respects Cy very much. He has been through a lot with her. But sometimes it's hard on the relationship because he's not used to this lifestyle, the media and being on a show." Another source added, "Cy is very upset with 'The World According to Paris'. He felt that way too much of their private life was shown. When he signed on to do the show, he had no idea the cameras would be so invasive."
News > Movie News

Zoe Saldana to Star in J.J. Abrams' Drama

June 17, 2011 08:02:13 GMT


Zoe Saldana is allegedly in discussions to star in J.J. Abrams-produced drama, "Infinitely Polar Bear". Vulture reports that the Neytiri of "Avatar" will join Mark Ruffalo, playing a mother who leaves her children with a bipolar husband.

Taking the role of the bipolar husband is Ruffalo. In this marital drama flick, Ruffalo's character stops doing his medication. He later loses both his sanity and job while endeavoring to maintain his crumbling marriage.
News > Music News

Robbie Williams and Brad Paisley in 'Collision of Worlds' Video From 'Cars 2'

June 17, 2011 07:50:35 GMT


Robbie Williams and Brad Paisley's duet project for the soundtrack of animated movie "Cars 2" has got a music video. It's filled with footage from the musicians' studio sessions and random scenes from the sequel of the 2006 film "Cars".

Beside listing Robbie and Brad's collaboration which is called "Collision of Words", the movie's soundtrack album also includes Weezer's "You Might Think". The theme song collection has been made available for digital download since June 14.
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'Entourage' Wants Anthony Weiner for Cameo

June 17, 2011 07:14:17 GMT


"Entourage" seemingly loves controversy. After offering a guest spot to troubled actor Charlie Sheen, executive producer Doug Ellin has approached Anthony Weiner to make a cameo on the show. Though the request was given before Weiner resigned from office, Ellin admits he has got "nothing" as a response.

Weiner recently fell from grace after his inappropriate texts and pictures, which were sent to numerous women, were revealed. He announced his resignation from Congress on Thursday, June 16 in a press conference, which was disrupted by "The Howard Stern Show" writer Benjy Bronk with improper questions.
News > Music News

Selena Gomez's 'Love You Like a Love Song' and 'Whiplash' Arrive in Full

June 17, 2011 06:51:23 GMT


Two more brand new songs from Selena Gomez's upcoming third studio album with The Scene have landed online. One is her second single "Love You Like a Love Song", and the other is a track called "Whiplash" which was co-written by her idol Britney Spears.

Both of the songs have fun vibes with some delectable dance-y beat. Leaving behind her message to the haters in "Who Says", the girlfriend of Justin Bieber continues her lovey dovey "Bang Bang Bang" sound by proclaiming her love to an anonymous lover in these two tracks.
News > Celebrity Gossip

311's Nick Hexum Recalls How He Delivered Baby Daughter Himself

June 17, 2011 06:39:21 GMT


311 frontman Nick Hexum knows how to deliver a baby at home. While he and wife Nikki have planned to deliver their second child at home with the help of a midwife, the vocalist/rhythm guitarist for the rock band was forced to perform the delivery himself when his wife suddenly went into labor on May 1.

The 41-year-old rocker shared the birth story of his second daughter, Maxine, to PEOPLE. "After Max's head popped out, the delivery stalled for the next couple of contractions. The baby's head was blue and the umbilical cord was wrapped around her neck," he recalled. "I was worried the cord was choking her, keeping blood from getting to her brain."
News > Movie News

'Green Lantern' Parodied in New 'The Muppets' Trailer

June 17, 2011 06:18:42 GMT


A new trailer from "The Muppets" has landed online, and it serves as a spoof for "Green Lantern". A person whose voice sounds similar to Ryan Reynolds' narrates the video, bringing a mysterious atmosphere of "Green Lantern". The narrator later replaces the "Beware my power" words with "Beware my banjo."

From that point, Kermit the frog and his "Muppet" friends take over the video. The snippet also offers a glimpse of Chris Cooper starring as Tex Richman, the nefarious plan of oilman. The emerald-hued video ends with "Not in Swedish. We promise" tag.
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Oprah Winfrey to Make O.J. Simpson Confess a Murder on OWN

June 17, 2011 06:18:17 GMT


Having had a bunch of guests during her 25 years of hosting "The Oprah Winfrey Show", Oprah Winfrey still has two people on her wish list for an interview. At NCTA's annual Cable Show in Chicago, the 57-year-old beauty opened up that he hopes to land O.J. Simpson and Susan Smith for "Oprah's Next Chapter".

"I have a dream of O.J. Simpson confessing to me," Oprah told the crowd during the Thursday (June 16) event. But she did not want it to be just "an interview". The "Bee Movie" star added that the former football star will have to agree to use the opportunity to admit that he killed his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Details of Gerard Butler's Flirty Encounter With Ashley Greene

June 17, 2011 05:39:11 GMT


Details on the flirty encounter between Gerard Butler and Ashley Greene at an after-party for 2011 CFDA Fashion Awards have been shared. Around a week after it was reported that the unlikely pair spent the night flirting, Us Weekly dished on what the two did in the wee hours of June 7 at New York City's Boom Boom Room.

An eyewitness informed the publication, "He had a hand on her shoulder and leaned in to her. He really turned on the charm." The 41-year-old actor reportedly made the "Twilight Saga" beauty laugh when he sang along to Journey's "Don't Stop Believin' ", bought her a drink and even put his hand on her butt.
News > Music News

Matt and Kim Go to 'Block After Block' of NYC in New Music Video

June 17, 2011 05:08:31 GMT


Matt and Kim have a helluva fun in their latest music video, "Block After Block". The duo makes an impromptu performance in some random places in the Big Apple.

They shut down a traffic somewhere in the city by setting up a mini concert in the middle of the street and then flee to Rockefeller Center and hops a subway car for other mini gigs. They wrap it up by crowd surfing at the Brooklyn Bridge.
News > Movie News

'Percy Jackson' Sequel Finds Director, Logan Lerman Locked to Return

June 17, 2011 04:46:59 GMT


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20th Century Fox has chosen a helmer to serve behind the lens for "Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Sea of Monsters". Thor Freudenthal, the director of "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" has been tapped to helm project.

According to 24 Frames, the studio also "has exercised the option" on Logan Lerman. This means that the 19-year-old actor has been locked to return to the "Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief" sequel to reprise his role as the titular character.
News > Music News

Britney Spears to Premiere 'I Wanna Go' Music Video on June 22

June 17, 2011 04:31:09 GMT


Britney Spears's music video for her latest single "I Wanna Go" has just got a release date. The clip is confirmed to make its way out for fans' viewing pleasure next Wednesday, June 22, a week after she kicks off her "Femme Fatale" tour on June 16 in Sacramento.

Details about the video are still kept under wraps. Rumor has it, it will have less dancing and focus more on the narrative storyline despite the upbeat tune of the song. She reportedly will be saved by a hunky actor when being hounded by a crowd of paparazzi. They will make out in the backseat of a car later on.
News > TV News

'Nine Lives of Chloe King' 1.02 Clip: Playing With the Claw

June 17, 2011 04:26:08 GMT


Chloe King is seemingly enjoying the supernatural abilities that she has as a part of an ancient race. In a new clip debuted via BuddyTV for the second episode of "The Nine Lives of Chloe King", the teenage girl is seen using her claw to pick up an apple for a breakfast, but drops it before her mother can seen what she is doing.

The new show has just been premiered Tuesday, June 14 on ABC Family and did well in rating with 2.2 million viewers. Following Chloe, a girl who has the gift of nine lives and is believed to be the savior of the Mai race, the drama sci-fi series has drawn a comparison to "Buffy the Vampire Slayer".
News > Celebrity Gossip

Selena Gomez: I Do Get Caught Up in Fame Sometimes

June 17, 2011 04:18:48 GMT


Selena Gomez isn't shy of admitting that she can be vain. The Alex Russo of "Wizards of Waverly Place" gets candid in "E! Entertainment Special: Selena Gomez", which will premiere on June 29 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT, and excerpt from the TV special reveals that she says she does get caught up in her fame sometimes.

"This is a very superficial job," the 18-year-old girlfriend of pop singer Justin Bieber expresses her thought. "I sit in a chair for two hours and get hair and makeup done and talk about [myself] in interviews. That's a very vain thing to do." She goes on to confess, "And I do get caught up in it sometimes. I do."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Not Calling Off Engagement, Jesse James and Kat Von D Plan to Wed in the Summer

June 17, 2011 03:34:10 GMT


Contrary to the swirling rumors, Jesse James and Kat Von D are not calling off their wedding. In fact, the couple, who got together after Jesse split from then-wife Sandra Bullock, told PEOPLE they are planning a summer wedding to mark the one-year anniversary of when they started dating.

Expressing his excitement over the impending nuptials, 42-year-old Jesse gushed, "That day can't come soon enough!" Meanwhile, on the break-up reports, he insisted, "That is absolutely not true. We're still going strong. Things are completely good with us." He further assured, "Everything is on track. I am absolutely more in love today than I was a year ago. She's the one for me."
News > TV News

'The Amazing Race' Ordered for 20th Season

June 17, 2011 03:33:09 GMT


"The Amazing Race" has received an early order for another new season. CBS announced on Thursday, June 16 that it has ordered the reality series for a 20th season that will premiere in spring 2012.

Before that, the Emmy-winning show will return for the 19th season this fall on Sundays at 8 P.M. Phil Keoghan will return as the host with new contestants after the 18th season, which was won by Kisha and Jen, featured eleven teams from previous editions.
News > Movie News

New 'Deathly Hallows 2' Trailer Sees Dementors Joining Deadly Battle

June 17, 2011 03:19:33 GMT


The final battle between Harry Potter and Voldemort is approaching, and a fresh trailer from "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II" has been launched via Apple. The preview opens with a scene of Lily Potter, Harry's mother, whispering to her infant son, "Harry, be safe. Be strong." The scene later cuts to some never-before-seen footage, including the ones where Lucius Malfoy in the battle and Dementors hover above dead bodies.

Meanwhile, J.K. Rowling, the writer of "Harry Potter" novels, has unleashed a new website named Pottermore. This mysterious site offers little information, beside the author's words that read "Coming soon", pictures of two owls and Rowling's signature. What is interesting is when one of the owls is clicked, it leads to a Youtube account with a countdown clock. Posted on the page is a message which says, "The owls are gathering... Find out why soon."
News > Music News

Rebecca Black Removes 'Friday' Video From YouTube and Plans Legal Action


June 17, 2011 03:07:36 GMT


A few days after her "Friday" music video was briefly rented on YouTube, Rebecca Black sent a letter to the video-sharing website asking them to delete the clip. A representative for the teen singer revealed that she was upset with Ark Music Factory for listing the video as a pay-to-play material.

"We can confirm that we submitted a Take Down Notice to YouTube as a result of the dispute we have with Ark Music regarding the 'Friday' video," the rep said in a statement to TMZ. Now "the video is no longer available due to a copyright claim by Rebecca Black," so it was noted on the video-sharing website.
News > TV News

One 'True Blood' Character Will Change Sexual Orientation

June 17, 2011 02:25:44 GMT


While humans turning into supernatural characters is not something unusual on "True Blood", the fourth season will see a quite shocking transformation. TVLine reports one major character will change sexual preference, from a heterosexual into a gay.

It is not revealed which character will be involved in a same-sex romance, but the site claims that once fans get through with the initial shock of this matter, they will think that it "makes total sense". This twist will add another homosexual character on the show which already has gay Lafayette.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green Likely to Renew Wedding Vows

June 17, 2011 02:23:30 GMT


There could be a vow renewal ceremony for Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green. The Hollywood couple are celebrating their first wedding anniversary with a trip to Hawaii, and when met at the opening of the Maui Film Festival, Megan dropped hints that they may renew their wedding vows in the near future.

"I didn't think that I was into it until my relationship with Brian," the 25-year-old told E! News on Wednesday night, June 15. The actress went on to explain, "He's very sensitive and very emotional. He's a Cancer so he's very all about feelings and relationships and he cries about everything. He'll want to do it so I'll do it for him."
News > Movie News

Kate Winslet to Be Lonely Mother in Jason Reitman's 'Labor Day'

June 17, 2011 02:07:27 GMT


Kate Winslet is allegedly set to star in Jason Reitman's forthcoming project, "Labor Day". The 35-year-old beauty is going to play Adele, a lonely single mother, in the big screen adaptation of Joyce Maynard's book.

Additionally, Josh Brolin is said joining the drama thriller flick. According to Entertainment Weekly, the "True Grit" actor will portray "an escape convicted murderer who takes refuge" with Adele and her son Henry.
News > Music News

Video Premiere: Lady GaGa's 'Edge of Glory' Ft. Clarence Clemons


June 17, 2011 01:53:21 GMT


Lady GaGa's much-anticipated music video for her single "The Edge of Glory" has just arrived in full during the June 16 episode of "So You Think You Can Dance". Wearing a two-toned wig and barely-there leather getup, she gets down to the street in a silent night. "Directed By Haus of Gaga. Fashion from the last collection of the legendary Gianni Versace," she tweeted.

Also being spotted around the block is Clarence Clemons. While the Mother Monster is dancing in all her glory, the saxophonist of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band just sits there on the stair of one building. He's wearing his signature long black jacket with his music instrument in hands.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Chilling Notes Uncover Joss Stone Murder Plot

June 17, 2011 01:42:41 GMT


Just days after two men were arrested on suspicion of attempting to rob and attack soul singer Joss Stone, new details of her murder plot are unraveled. Police have found handwritten notes in a car used by the suspects, and one of the scribbles allegedly uncovered details of a plan to "find a river to dump her in".

A separate note is understood to have said, "Find Joss Stone's address on Google," and another one, which mentioned Joss' full first name, allegedly contained words that read, "Rob and kill Jocelyn, money in safe." The instructions were reportedly discovered along with a Samurai sword, knives, hammers, maps and balaclavas.
News > TV News

'Dexter' Season 6 Promo: 'I'm Feeling Like My Own Self'

June 17, 2011 01:42:30 GMT


Showtime has released a new promo for "Dexter" season 6, teasing how the title character will be seen next. "I wanted to be the first to tell you, I'm feeling like my own self again. Renewed, recharged, refocused. With nothing to stop me from being me," so the serial killer says as his eyes turn to red.

While in the fifth season fans could see the softer side of Michael C. Hall's character, it looks like his killer instinct will return in the new chapter. Showtime president David Nevins has hinted this before, saying "Dexter this season will be in some ways a return to the Dexter that you've seen in the early seasons."
News > Movie News

'The Wolverine' Finds New Director, Hugh Jackman Bulked Up

June 16, 2011 18:41:47 GMT


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"The Wolverine", the second movie about the Canadian superhero from the X-Men universe, can move forward now that a director has been attached. "Walk the Line" director James Mangold replaces Darren Aronofsky in the helming duty.

Aronofsky announced in March that he bailed out of the movie to spend more time with his family following the success of "Black Swan". "I was not comfortable being away from my family for that length of time," said the director who has 5-year-old son with ex-girlfriend Rachel Weisz.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux Have Lived Together


June 16, 2011 18:00:55 GMT


Things are moving fast for Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux who reportedly have decided to live under the same roof. Theroux, who was her date at MTV Movie Awards after-party earlier this month, is living at her place in Los Angeles and has been referred to as her "boyfriend", Us Weekly's source said.

Not only that, Aniston was seen wearing the same gold ring that was spotted on Theroux's finger. The actress has been wearing the ring on her wedding finger for a few weeks now and Theroux followed suit by wearing the similar one while out in New York City on Thursday, June 16.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Allen Iverson's Wife Filing for Divorce Again

June 16, 2011 17:29:06 GMT


Earlier this month, Allen Iverson said that he still wants to end his career in NBA. Apparently, his wife also still wants to end their marriage after first filing for divorce from him last year.

The second legal documents were filed in Fulton County, Georgia on Monday, June 13. Tawanna, Allen's high school sweetheart who mothers his five children, is calling off their marriage after 10 years, citing that the union was "irretrievably broken".
 
 
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