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June 21, 2011

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Passenger Killed Along With Ryan Dunn Identified

June 21, 2011 16:54:51 GMT


Roger Ebert's comments aside, a new progress is reported on the accident that killed "Jackass" star Ryan Dunn on Monday, June 20 morning. The person on the passenger seat when Dunn skidded his Porsche off the road outside Philadelphia is 30-year-old Zachary Hartwell of West Chester, Pennsylvania.

Hartwell is not a member of the "Jackass" crew but he was credited as production assistant in "Jackass: Number Two". According to MTV, Hartwell is a recently married Iraq war veteran who is also a "car stunt driver" in Bam Margera's 2009 movie "Minghags".
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Judy Greer Engaged to Dean Johnsen After a Year of Dating

June 21, 2011 09:13:23 GMT


Judy Greer is set to walk down the aisle. The 35-year-old beauty has been engaged to her boyfriend Dean Johnsen, whom she has been dating for about a year. "I'm really excited. I'm so happy," she said while debuting her engagement ring at Critics' Choice Television Awards held on Monday, June 20 at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

Judy's representative revealed to E! Online that Dean asked her hand in marriage during a recent trip to Napa, California. There is still no word on when the wedding, which would be the first for the Connie Grabowski of "Mad Love", will take place.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Nivea Denies Being Intoxicated After Crashing Car Into Tree

June 21, 2011 08:53:12 GMT


R&B singer Nivea found herself in trouble with law over the weekend when driving home from a party. The ex-wife of rap mogul Lil Wayne was arrested on suspicion of DUI and reckless driving after having an accident when leaving a wedding reception for another Weezy former flame Toya Carter.

Rumor has it, it was around 1:30 A.M. when Nivea was taken to the Fulton County Correctional Facility. She reportedly lost control of her '06 Mercedes and crashed it right into a tree. A kid was with her inside the vehicle during the accident, but neither of she and the child was injured. When being questioned by police officer, she reportedly yelled, "B****, I could buy your job h**!"
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Bam Margera Blasts Roger Ebert for Criticizing Late Ryan Dunn

June 21, 2011 08:43:54 GMT


Bam Margera gets really mad when Roger Ebert posted an impulsive message on Twitter about his late buddy Ryan Dunn. Hours after the "Jackass" star was found dead in a fatal car crash in Route 322 and New Street in West Goshen Township this Monday morning, June 20, the film critic was criticizing the 34-year-old actor for getting drunk while driving.

Taking to his Twitter account, Bam blasted the 69-year-old journalist. He wrote, "I just lost my best friend, I have been crying hysterical for a full day and piece of s*** roger ebert has the gall to put in his 2 cents about a jackass drunk driving and his is one, f*** you!" He added, "Millions of people are crying right now, shut your fat f***ing mouth!"
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Preview: Detective Goren May Lose His Job in 'Law and Order: CI' Finale


June 21, 2011 08:43:32 GMT


"Law & Order: Criminal Intent" will take its final bow next week as the final chapter of Detective Robert Goren's career approaches. As seen in a preview to the episode called "To the Boy in the Blue Knit Cap", the character played by Vincent D'Onofrio is asking someone who might take his job away.

Meanwhile, a dispute over an internet dating site becomes deadly. Goren and his partner Detective Alexandra Eames investigate the murders of two staffers at a Web company involved in a heated lawsuit.
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'Gossip Girl' Actor to Star in 'Greetings from Tim Buckley'

June 21, 2011 08:33:50 GMT


Two Jeff Buckley films are currently developing, and one of them has found an actor. "Gossip Girl" hunk Penn Badgley has been announced to portray the late singer in Dan Algrant-directed film, "Greetings from Tim Buckley".

Announcing the casting, Smuggler Films' Patrick Milling Smith admitted that Penn's audition has surprised them. "We had been searching well over a year for an actor that can come close to Jeff's spirit while also having the serious musical chops required to authentically tell this story," he said. "Penn's audition blew us away and we knew we found our star."
News > Music News

Video Premiere: Noah and the Whale's 'Life Is Life'

June 21, 2011 08:18:58 GMT


Noah and the Whale have premiered a music video in support of their latest single "Life Is Life". It follows a young girl daydreaming of being free and floating to the sky in a blimp. The band, meanwhile, are playing on the field with some cheerleaders.

"I think its best that I don't say too much about this and just let your imaginations run wild. Either way I don't think I'm overstating things when I tell you that the new video we have shot for 'Life Is Life' is going to be THE GREATEST THING EVER," they said. "We shot it with Autumn De Wilde who, amongst many, many things, is responsible for all the photography for 'Last Night On Earth'."
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'True Blood' Actors Among Contenders to Replace Chris Meloni on 'Law and Order: SVU'

June 21, 2011 08:10:02 GMT


The list of possible Chris Meloni's replacements on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" has been narrowed to five. Among those competing for the coveted part reportedly are two "True Blood" actors, Kevin Alejandro and Michael Raymond-James.

The former has appeared as Jesus Velasquez on the vampire-themed series since season 3 in addition to taking the role of Nate Moretta on "Parenthood". The latter, meanwhile, played Rene Lenier in the first season of the hit HBO show and starred on short-lived "Terriers". The twosome recently also guest starred on "SVU".
News > Celebrity Gossip

Kim Kardashian Starts 'Wedding Slimdown' Before Getting Married

June 21, 2011 07:43:09 GMT


Kim Kardashian is counting down the days before she walks down the aisle with her NBA star fiance Kris Humphries. She has lately been busy doing preparation for her big day, including working hard to reduce weight through a "wedding slimdown" program.

On Monday, June 20, there was a Kim's follower that tweeted, "On my way to GNC to buy some quicktrim." Kim instantly replied the message, revealing a hint that she's attempting to lose weight. She responded, "Take some for me! I'm about to start again! Wedding slimdown."
News > Music News

David Guetta's 'Where Them Girls At' Video Ft. Nicki Minaj Teased

June 21, 2011 07:28:01 GMT


David Guetta has teased a music video which was filmed for his new single "Where Them Girls At". The short preview revealed two A-list cameos who are going to share screen with the French DJ. They are none others than his own featured guests Flo Rida and Nicki Minaj.

The song was first debuted by Guetta at a Carnaval of Salvador de Bahia in Brazil last March. "The first single of my new album," he told the crowd when introducing the song. "So many boys in here, where do I begin?/ I see this one, I'm about to go in," the hook was sung by Minaj.
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Ryan Dunn's New Show 'Proving Ground' Pulled Off Schedule

June 21, 2011 07:19:28 GMT


Ryan Dunn's sudden passing has put his new series "Proving Ground" in limbo. Shortly after the sad news hit the headlines, G4 announced that the show is pulled off the schedule, stating through a spokeswoman, "The show is off the schedule as of today until we discuss next steps."

Dunn was co-hosting "Proving Ground" along with Jessica Chobot. They worked with experts, specialists and prop masters to re-create stunts seen in films, TV shows and video games to see if they could really work in the real world. Nine half-hour episodes have been shot and the show was just premiered last Tuesday, June 14 with only 31,000 people watching it.
News > Movie News

'Snow White and the Huntsman' Finds Dwarf in 'Pirates 4' Actor


June 21, 2011 07:12:20 GMT


Universal has added another actor to "Snow White and the Huntsman" cast ensemble. Ian McShane, who stars as Blackbeard in "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides", has been cast to play one of the eight dwarfs.

Heat Vision has the scoop, saying that McShane will portray Caesar, the leader of the dwarfs. While the deal is yet to be finalized, Universal Pictures still needs to tap some more actors to play the other dwarfs: Nero, Tiberius, Hadrian, Trajan, Constantine, Claudius and Gus.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Miss USA Alyssa Campanella Dating 'Tudors' Actor Torrance Coombs

June 21, 2011 06:57:14 GMT


Freshly crowned Miss USA 2011 Alyssa Campanella could break many guys' hearts with the fact that she is currently off the market. The 21-year-old auburn-haired beauty has already had a boyfriend who happens to be a Canadian actor who is known for his role as Thomas Culpeper on "The Tudors" series, Torrance Coombs.

On Monday, June 20, the day when Alyssa was announced as the winner of the prestigious pageant, NHL star Paul Bissonnette joked on Twitter as he wrote, "Congrats to @AlyssCampanella who won Miss USA 2011." He added, "She's also a huge hockey fan.... So your telling me there's a chance? #4thLineGrind."
News > Music News

Cee-Lo Green Preparing a New Gnarls Barkley Album

June 21, 2011 06:55:28 GMT


After making an impressive comeback from his solo career hiatus with a successful "Lady Killer", Cee-Lo Green is now eying to hit another jackpot in the music scene with his group Gnarls Barkley. The "F**k You" hitmaker revealed his plan to return to his roots in a recent interview with Us Magazine.

"There is a new Gnarls Barkley album coming out!" the vocal coach of "The Voice" said of what's to expect from him post the "Lady Killer". "There is a whole bunch of stuff with the collaborations. Hopefully people will like what I am doing, that is always a plus."
News > TV News

New 'Weeds' Season 7 Promo: Three Years Later

June 21, 2011 06:30:27 GMT


A new promo for "Weeds" season 7 has landed online, revealing what happens to Nancy, Andy, Silas, Shane and Doug after Nancy gets arrested. Picking up three years after the last episode of season 6, the story will see Nancy getting out of prison to serve the rest of her sentence in a New York City halfway house.

The guys spend the years in Copenhagen where time has brought changes to their lives. In the preview video which is unleashed via Zap2it, it can be seen that Andy has a bigger plan which involves running a country, Silas has become a glamorous male model, while Shane tries to avoid having his own baby.
News > Music News

Jennifer Hudson Teases 'No One Gonna Love You' Video

June 21, 2011 06:18:25 GMT


Jennifer Hudson has a new music video coming out soon. The former contestant of "American Idol" has filmed the clip in New York City on June 1, a week before she was rushed to hospital for severe abdominal pains due to a so-called food poisoning.

"This is the first time that I've had the chance to dance," J-Hud said in a behind-the-scene video. "But it was probably the part I anticipated the most and I actually had a lot of fun. I thought I accomplished it. You be the judge." She is going to play opposite Hassan Johnson who is her ex who tries to win her back.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Middle-Aged Doug Hutchison and His Teen Wife Brush Off Controversy


June 21, 2011 06:09:22 GMT


51-year-old "The Green Mile" actor Doug Hutchison believe that "true love can be ageless." The actor, who is also known for his role as Vadim in the "Days of Wrath", has made a headline as he decided to marry a very young aspiring country singer Courtney Alexis Stodden who is only 16 years old. The newlywed couple tied the knot on May 20 in Las Vegas.

Although their age difference sparks a public controversy, the twosome insisted that they have no problem with that. "We're aware that our vast age difference is extremely controversial," the couple said through a spokeswoman as quoted on E! Online. "But we're very much in love and want to get the message out there that true love can be ageless."
News > Movie News

'Bad Teacher' Premiere Sees Hot Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake

June 21, 2011 05:59:59 GMT


"Bad Teacher" has attracted Hollywood stars to its New York premiere on Monday, June 20. During the special screening at the Ziegfeld Theater, Cameron Diaz heated up the event by sharing a kiss with ex-boyfriend Justin Timberlake. Diaz wore a black see-through top and a mini skirt, while Timberlake donned a matching black suit.

After posing with the former member of NSYNC, Diaz posed with young co-stars Kathryn Newton and Kaitlyn Dever. While Newton slipped into a black-and-beige dress, Dever wore an asymmetric black-and-gray dress. Lucy Punch joined the aforementioned actors in her white gown. Meanwhile, director Jake Kasdan chose a brown tux.
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'Bachelorette' Week 5 Recap: Real Fights and Plead for Bentley's Return

June 21, 2011 04:55:49 GMT


On Monday, June 20, "The Bachelorette" continued the romantic journey of Ashley Hebert and the remaining bachelors in Thailand. Ben F. was the lucky man who got a one-on-one date. They went to a marketplace and a temple before having a dinner.

The couple was treated with fire-breathing dancers' performance and they kissed after avoiding the temptation at the temple because the place is sacred. Ashley ended up giving a rose to Ben F.
News > Music News

Video: U2 Remember Clarence Clemons in 'Moment of Surrender' With 'Jungleland'

June 21, 2011 04:38:27 GMT


Following the passing of saxophonist Clarence Clemons over the weekend, many musicians offered their condolence and paid tribute to the E Street Band's member. Over the weekend soon after the news broke to public, U2 dimmed the lights during one of their sets at a concert in Anaheim, Calif. to remember the late artist.

"I want you to think about the beautiful symphonic sound that came out of one man's saxophone. I want you to think about Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band of brothers," Bono said once the lights were dimmed. "I want you to think of Clarence Clemons. This man just carried music, and music carried him, until this day."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Report: Paris Hilton Finally Splits From Cy Waits After a Year of Dating

June 21, 2011 04:21:20 GMT


Hotel heiress Paris Hilton has allegedly called it quits with boyfriend Cy Waits following a recent report saying that the couple is "reevaluating" their relationship. Multiple insiders have confirmed the breakup report to Us Weekly, revealing the fact that Cy's difficulty to cope with Paris' life as a celebutante is to be blamed for their split.

"They are broken up," claimed an insider about Nicky Hilton's older sister and her Vegas club owner boyfriend. "It's sad, she cares about him a lot and thinks he's a great guy but they really hit a rough patch," the insider further added.
News > Movie News

Ed Helms' 'The Hangover 2' Tattoo Issue Settled

June 21, 2011 03:42:40 GMT


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Tattoo issue which has been circling "The Hangover Part II" is now settled. Warner Bros. Pictures has inked a deal with tattoo artist S. Victor Whitmill, who claimed that facial art on Ed Helms' face is similar to one he created for Mike Tyson.

"Warner Bros. and Mr. Whitmill have amicably resolved their dispute. No other information will be provided," Whitmill's lawyer Geoff Gerber told The Hollywood Reporter. Insiders said that the settlement was hammered during an all-day mediation in St. Louis on Friday, June 17. Although terms of settlement are yet to be announced, this deal means that the tattoo will remain on Helms' face.
News > TV News

'Mad Men' Wins Big at Inaugural Critics' Choice TV Awards

June 21, 2011 03:27:05 GMT


"Mad Men" is victorious at the first Critics' Choice Television Awards. The AMC drama series wins three out of five nominations, taking home the coveted Best Drama prize. "Like a TV critic, I'm a champion of the underdog," creator Matt Weiner said when accepting the kudo at the June 20 ceremony.

The show gets the other nods through Jon Hamm who wins Best Actor in a Drama, and Christina Hendricks who is named Best Supporting Actress in Drama. The former is tied with Margo Martindale of "Justified" for the title.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Hugh Hefner Refuses to Take Back Crystal Harris' 3-Carat Ring and Bentley


June 21, 2011 03:27:05 GMT


Hugh Hefner seemed to handle his break-up with ex-fiancee Crystal Harris quite well. The Playboy founder reportedly told the Playboy Playmate to keep the $90,000 engagement ring and Bentley car he gave to her when she tried to return them to him.

Harris went to visit Hefner on Sunday, June 19. According to RadarOnline, she came to also return the King Charles dog beside giving back the 3-carat ring and luxurious vehicle. Explaining her decision to give those things back to him, she said, "It was the right thing to do."
News > Music News

Video: Nicole Richie Takes Up Challenge on Britney 'Slave 4 U' Dance-Off

June 21, 2011 02:56:22 GMT


Nicole Richie is a big fan of Britney Spears. In a tribute to the "Womanizer" hitmaker, the former "Simple Life" star is showing off her "I Am a Slave 4 U" moves in dance-off challenge with a friend. "In honor of my queen @BritneySpears," so she tweeted.

Nicole wears a white low-cut tank top and super short denim cut-offs when doing her dance to the sexy tune. Barefooted, she shakes her hips, bends down and spins her body with a plenty of energy. An impressed Kim Kardashian tweeted in response to her video, "Omg this is amazing!"
News > Movie News

Full Trailer for 'Puss in Boots' Brings Laughters

June 21, 2011 02:45:36 GMT


First full trailer for "Puss in Boots" has been unveiled. This snippet, debuted via Yahoo! Movies, gives away action-packed scenes in which Puss swings his swords, runs and jumps. It also provides kitty jokes, like when Puss is chasing a beam of light right after his background voice says, "Nothing will distract me!"

Almost at the same time, a brand new poster has been unraveled. While the first poster shows the back part of Puss, the fresh one-sheet features the main protagonist who is staring daringly at the camera, with a blast of fire as his background.
News > TV News

Fall Premiere Dates of 'Vampire Diaries', 'Supernatural' and Other CW Shows

June 21, 2011 02:20:42 GMT


The CW has become the first network announcing its fall premiere dates. Opening the fall TV season for the network will be "90210" which is paired with newbie "Ringer" on Tuesday, September 13, days before the official start of the fall season, which is September 19.

Wednesday, September 14 will see the premiere of two reality shows: one is freshman "H8R" while the other is returning show "America's Next Top Model". "The Vampire Diaries" and its new companion "The Secret Circle" follow a day later.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Slender Sean Kingston Tweets First Post-Hospitalization Picture

June 21, 2011 02:13:31 GMT


Sean Kingston is getting better after a recent life-threatening jet-ski accident. To assure fans that he's indeed doing ok and now on the road to recovery, the reggae fusion singer took to Twitter to give update on his condition by posting a first picture post the jet-ski crash.

Giving a peace sign with his hand, the "Beautiful Girl" hitmaker looks slender, but also healthy in the image. "Feeling alot better! GOD IS GREAT! Thanks for all the prayers and support! Love you ALL!" he wrote a short message along with the photo which seems to be taken in a hospital room.
News > Movie News

Woody Allen to Star Opposite Penelope Cruz in 'Bop Decameron'

June 21, 2011 01:46:34 GMT


After he made "Midnight in Paris", Woody Allen is ready to shoot his 2012 film "The Bop Decameron". On June 20, Allen announces through a press release the full cast members, some of whom have been reported joining the project. The surprising part is Allen himself will star opposite Penelope Cruz in the dramedy flick.

In addition to Allen and Cruz, "The Bop Decameron" will star Alec Baldwin, Roberto Benigni, Judy Davis, Jesse Eisenberg, Greta Gerwig and Ellen Page. Other co-stars are the likes of Antonio Albanese, Alessandra Mastronardi, Fabio Armiliata, Ornella Muti, Flavio Parenti, Alison Pill, Riccardo Scamarcio and Alessandro Tiberi.
News > Music News

Weird Al Yankovic Goes GaGa in 'Perform This Way' Music Video

June 21, 2011 01:43:15 GMT


Weird Al Yankovic's take on Lady GaGa's hit single "Born This Way" has finally got an official music video. It features Yankovic in a young woman body wearing the Mother Monster's various signature outfits ranging from bubble dress and meat number.

"My mama told me when I was hatched/act like a superstar/Save your allowance/buy a bubble dress/and someday you will go far," he sings "Perform This Way" while strutting his stuff. "I'll even be a human jelly bean, because everyday is Halloween for me."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Speed May Contribute in Ryan Dunn's Car Crash, Stars Mourn His Death


June 21, 2011 01:34:55 GMT


Ryan Dunn has died in a car crash early Monday morning, June 20. His car, 2007 Porsche 911 GT3, was found "off the road and in the woods" in West Goshen Township, Pennsylvania, police told TMZ. The "Jackass" actor and an unidentified passenger lost their lives around 3 A.M. "as a result of injuries sustained in the accident."

On late Sunday, just hours before the car crash, Dunn tweeted a photo of himself and a pal drinking what appears to be alcohol. However, it is still unclear whether alcohol played role in his death. Cops said "speed may have been a contributing factor" in the accident. The Chester County Coroner is currently conducting an autopsy on Dunn and the unidentified passenger.
 
 
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