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June 22, 2011

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Tobey Maguire and Other Celebrities Sued for Illegal Poker Games

June 22, 2011 16:31:33 GMT


Tobey Maguire is one of the celebrities whose names are dragged into a bankruptcy case. The "Spider-Man" actor won a sum of money in multi-million dollar underground poker games run by an illegal gambling ring.

Hedge fun manager Bradley Ruderman is jailed for operating ponzi scheme and losing clients' money around $25M in the games. Ruderman's company is now bankrupt and the trustees are trying to dig the money where it has gone to. According to the documents obtained by Radar Online, Maguire won more than $300,000 worth of illegal funds.
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Diagnosed With Alzheimer's Disease, Glen Campbell Holds Farewell Concerts

June 22, 2011 15:29:38 GMT


Knowing that his stage presence won't be long, Glen Campbell announced that he is planning a series of goodbye concerts this summer for his fans. The Grammy winning musician has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and he wants his devotees to be aware of his condition.

"Glen is still an awesome guitar player and singer," said his wife Kim in an interview with People. "But if he flubs a lyric or gets confused on stage, I wouldn't want people to think, 'What's the matter with him? Is he drunk?' "
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Rise Against Tackle Bullying in 'Make It Stop (September's Children)' Video

June 22, 2011 09:56:45 GMT


Rise Against have released their new music video for "Make It Stop (September's Children)", their new single from "Endgame". Showing their support for LGBT community, the rock band fronted by Tim McIlrath team up with the It Gets Better Project and pick up the theme of bullying, homophobia and suicides for the clip.

Featuring the band performing the song in the high school gymnasium, the music video follows three teens as they experience and are pushed to the brink because of the bullying from their peers in high school. It also includes snippets of multiple YouTube submissions provided by the It Gets Better Project, in which individuals share their stories and let others know that "it gets better".
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Report: 'Juno' Director Jason Reitman Files for Divorce From Michelle Lee

June 22, 2011 09:49:07 GMT


Jason Reitman, the man who directed Academy Awards-winning film "Juno", is reportedly filing for divorce from his wife of seven-year, Michele Lee. According to TMZ, the 33-year-old director filed the divorce papers at L.A. County Superior Court last week. Yet, there is no official statement made by any of the parties involved.

The Canadian director tied the knot with his writer wife, with whom he co-wrote short comedy film "Consent" in 2004. Two years after the pair got married, they welcomed their only daughter named Josie.
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Jon Hamm Locked for 3 More Years on 'Mad Men' With 8-Figure Paycheck

June 22, 2011 09:06:27 GMT


Lionsgate TV and AMC have secured Jon Hamm for at least three more seasons of "Mad Men". Rumor has it, the Don Draper depicter has signed a three-year contract which reportedly takes him to the top ranks of cable's leading men.

According to Deadline, the "Bridesmaids" actor earns eight figures with this new deal. His old contract locked him for two more seasons, and he gets a huge raise in exchange of an extra year. This way, he follows in the footsteps of creator Matthew Weiner who has also signed up for three more years.
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Brad Pitt Donning Wedding Ring on 'World War Z' Set

June 22, 2011 08:59:33 GMT


Brad Pitt is spotted wearing a wedding band on "World War Z" set. The Hollywood actor, who recently admitted he is reconsidering marrying long-time partner Angelina Jolie, is currently shooting his forthcoming movie in Malta, playing the husband of Mireille Enos. The ring is possibly part of his character's wardrobe.

"World War Z" follows Pitt's character, a researcher for the U.N. Postwar Commission. The drama comedy also presents a global perspective on the future of the zombie race, ten years after they take over the world.
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Bruce Springsteen Gives Memorable Eulogy at Clarence Clemons' Memorial Service

June 22, 2011 08:46:52 GMT


Bruce Springsteen delivered an emotional eulogy for saxophonist Clarence Clemons on Tuesday, June 21. Around 150 friends and family members gathered at the Royal Poinciana Chapel in Palm Beach, Florida to remember the late E Street Band member in a memorial service, and The Boss moved them to tears with his send-off.

The Palm Beach Daily News reported that the 61-year-old rocker played solo to a "softened" version of "Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out" before delivering his eulogy for The Big Man. It was said that he broke down once when he described his first meeting with his friend of nearly 40 years in an Asbury Park bar on a snowy day.
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Britney Spears Debuts 'I Wanna Go' Music Video


June 22, 2011 08:07:42 GMT


A highly-anticipated music video for Britney Spears' "I Wanna Go" has finally been released. The 29-year-old singer confronts reporters during a press conference before leaving the room and hitting the street where she seduces a cop.

After showing off her raunchy side, she gets into action when some paparazzi, who turn out to be some kind of robots, hound her. She gets help from a hunky man who takes her on his car before realizing that she was only dreaming.
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'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I' and 'Part II' Offered for 20 Dollars

June 22, 2011 08:00:16 GMT


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"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II" is just around the corner, and AMC Theaters celebrates the film's release by offering to show "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" films for just $20 on Thursday, July 14. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I" will start at 9:00 P.M., while "Deathly Hallows: Part II", which will be shown in 3-D, begins at 12:01 A.M.

Additionally, AMC Theaters has made a schedule of a four-day experience to watch "Harry Potter" film franchise in chronological order leading to the premiere of the last chapter. Beginning Monday, July 11, 35 select theaters across the U.S. will show two movies from the series each night. Tickets, which include the whole eight films, a lanyard and a booklet, are sold for $45. Meanwhile, AMC Stubs members can nab tickets for $40. It is advised to visit AMC official site for further information about times and locations.
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Hip-Hop Mogul Linked to Tupac Shakur Shooting Arrested on Drug Charges


June 22, 2011 07:36:32 GMT


Hip-Hop music executive James Rosemond has been taken into custody by U.S. Marshalls and DEA agents in New York City. Though he was recently accused of orchestrating the 1994 shooting of Tupac Shakur, the co-founder of Czar Entertainment was apprehended on charges unrelated to the accusations made by convicted felon Dexter Isaac.

The 46-year-old was arrested Tuesday, June 21 on suspicion of running a cocaine trafficking ring that operated on both the West and East coasts. Federal authorities had been searching for the music mogul, who has worked with recording artists like The Game, since warrants were issued for his arrest on May 17.
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'True Blood' Stars Go Classy at Season 4 Premiere

June 22, 2011 07:19:18 GMT


Reminding "True Blood" fans that the wait is almost over, the cast of the hit HBO series gathered for the season 4 premiere on Tuesday, June 21 at ArcLight's Cinerama Dome in Los Angeles. Showing up at the event was leading lady Anna Paquin who came with co-star as well as real-life husband Stephen Moyer.

The on- and off-screen couple was joined by another cast mate Alexander Skarsgard when posing for photographers. Other "True Blood" hunks such as Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten and Joe Manganiello also suited up for the red carpet event.
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Report: Ron Howard to Direct Formula One Flick

June 22, 2011 06:40:42 GMT


Ron Howard is reportedly in talks to helm a Formula 1-inspired movie titled "Rush". The forthcoming film will reunite the veteran director with his "Frost/Nixon" screenwriter Peter Morgan, who has been chosen to provide script for "Rush".

Sources told 24 Frames that Paul Greengrass was previously circling "Rush" and eying the helmer's seat. However, since the director of "The Bourne Ultimatum" has boarded other movies, he opted to leave the Formula One flick.
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Video: Beyonce Knowles Messes Up Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

June 22, 2011 06:25:21 GMT


Beyonce Knowles has stumbled over one classic song when performing at a recent concert in Nice, France. Taking the stage at Palais Nikala on Monday night, June 20, the "Run the World (Girls)" singer flubbed the lyrics of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" as she presented her fans with an interesting medley.

The 29-year-old R&B singer kicked off the rock track alongside her back-up singers. When coming across the "Mama I just killed a man, Put a gun against his head" section, she can be heard singing "putting a bullet to his head". Still, she managed to end the opening section of the song powerfully with big instrumental finish.
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'Pretty Little Liars' 2.03 Sneak Peeks: 'A' Wants to Play Cat and Mouse

June 22, 2011 05:54:59 GMT


"A" will not let one of the "Pretty Little Liars" sign off of the game that easily. In a preview to the third episode of season 2, Emily gets a message from "A" who tells her not to move to Texas so that they can play cat and mouse. But Em comes up with an idea to convince her mom to stay in Rosewood, while she stays focused on her swimming career.

In other sneak peeks, Hannah is concerned about her mother's feeling towards her father, and Toby gives Spencer a shocking news that he now works for Jason DiLaurentis. In another clip Aria tells her friends that she signs up for a pottery class at Hollis College.
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Video Premiere: T-Pain's 'Booty Work'

June 22, 2011 04:27:26 GMT


T-Pain has released a visual treatment for his new single "Booty Work (One Cheek at a Time)" which features Joey Galaxy. The Grammy-Award winning singer/songwriter roams through a neighborhood with a male companion while female dancers keep shaking their hips to the song.

Produced by Young Fyre, "Booty Work" is included in T-Pain's latest studio installment "RevolveR" which is expected to come out later this year. The album also lines up Lil Wayne, Drake and Chris Brown as his collaborators.
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'True Blood' Hunk Joe Manganiello Shows Off Sun-Bronzed Abs

June 22, 2011 04:16:05 GMT


Joe Manganiello has steamed up the pages of GQ with his sun-bronzed abs. Featured in the summer style fashion spread for the July issue of the magazine, the werewolf Alcide Herveaux of "True Blood" went shirtless and flashed his sculpted body as he posed with two bikini-clad models on the Greek island of Santorini.

In one of the shots, the 34-year-old actor wears only a pair of 7 for Mankind jeans while soaking up the sun with the two models. Another shot has him wearing swim trunks and an unzipped hoodie in front of a fully naked model, while one other captures him in an unbuttoned Giorgio Armani dress shirt in front of a topless model. The photos can be seen at GQ.com.
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Brit Actor May Portray Hailee Steinfeld's Romeo in 'Romeo and Juliet'

June 22, 2011 04:10:34 GMT


It seems that director Carlo Carlie has found his Romeo for upcoming project, "Romeo and Juliet". After finding Juliet in Hailee Steinfeld earlier in April, the director reportedly taps Douglas Booth to play the main male character.

Additionally, Variety reports that the 19-year-old thesp has beaten more than 300 young actors who were also vying for the role. Meanwhile, it was previously rumored that "Gossip Girl" hunk Ed Westwick was in the final talks to take the role of hot-tempered Tybalt.
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Doug Hutchison's Teen Wife Has Spoken Out Against Cyberbullying in PSA


June 22, 2011 03:23:53 GMT


Months before she made media headline with her marriage to "Lost" actor Doug Hutchison, Courtney Alexis Stodden has posted an anti-bullying PSA on YouTube. In the nearly seven-minute video, the 16-year-old aspiring country singer speaks out against "cyberbullies" and responds to some of the negative comments she has received.

"Hi. I'm Courtney Stodden and I'm here to talk to you about public [bullying] and cyberbullying, which actually is a huge problem in the world today," Courtney kicks off the video. She goes on to introduce herself as an upcoming recording actress, model and TV-show hostess among others. "I'm very career oriented," she adds. "Along with being in the public eye comes a lot of criticism, hatred and jealousy."
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'True Blood' Adds Scott Foley to Season 4

June 22, 2011 03:14:53 GMT


"True Blood" season 4 will get extra testosterone injection. Scott Foley has been tapped to appear in the season finale, so TVLine reports. His role is a major recurring one, and he will continue appearing in the fifth season if the show gets another renewal.

Words are, the former "Felicity" and "The Unit" star will play a character named Patrick, who is "a tough and ruggedly attractive old army buddy of Todd Lowe's Terry. Patrick gets into the story as he pays a visit to the Merlotte's employee.
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Kenny Wormald and Julianne Hough Dancing in First 'Footloose' Trailer


June 22, 2011 02:54:34 GMT


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The first trailer for "Footloose" has landed online. The video, debuted via MTV, gives a sneak-peek to Kenny Wormald who leads youngsters in town break a rule. The snippet also shares scenes where Wormald and Julianne Hough get closer while they are dancing.

A remake of 1980s film of the same name, "Footloose" revolves around Ren McCormack (Wormald) and Ariel Moore (Hough). They rebel against a local law that bans dancing and rock music after a post-dance car accident claimed the lives of five local teens.
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Snippet of Selena Gomez's 'Love You Like a Love Song' Music Video


June 22, 2011 02:35:50 GMT


Selena Gomez plays dress-up in an upcoming music video for her single "Love You Like a Love Song". In a one-minute snippet, the girlfriend of Justin Bieber is seen sporting big hair while stopping by a Japanese karaoke club. In other scenes, she dons the Sofia Coppola-inspired Marie Antoinette look, goes glam rock in silver lipstick and dances in front of a Mariachi band.

Speaking about the meaning behind the song, the 18-year-old singer/actress tells E! Online, "This song is fun and I wanted it to be really high fashion and different and I think we have accomplished that." She adds, "It's basically talking about how crazy you are about someone whenever it's the beginning. It's the honeymoon stage if you will."
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Bollywood Star Aishwarya Rai Pregnant With First Child


June 22, 2011 02:17:41 GMT


Aishwarya Rai is going to add mother to her resume. The Bollywood actress, who is famous for her role as Lalita Bakshi in 2004's "Bride & Prejudice", is expecting her first child with actor-producer husband Abhishek Bachchan.

Breaking the happy news was none other than the 37-year-old beauty's father-in-law, prominent Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan, himself. On Tuesday, June 21, he shared with his Twitter followers that he is going to be a grandfather. He wrote, "I am going to become a grandfather! Aishwarya is expecting! So happy and thrilled!"
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Megan Fox Joins 'The Dictator'

June 22, 2011 01:50:47 GMT


Megan Fox is adding one more comedy film to her resume. The 25-year-old beauty, who is shooting "Friends with Kids", is tapped to make a cameo in "The Dictator", in which Sacha Baron Cohen plays the lead role.

The Hollywood Reporter has the scoop, adding that John C. Reilly will appear in the forthcoming comedy as well. Fox and Reilly will join the cast ensemble which includes Cohen, Anna Faris, Ben Kingsley and Jason Mantzoukas.
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Ryan Dunn Driving at 130 MPH Before Fatal Crash, Causes of Death Confirmed

June 22, 2011 01:46:46 GMT


Details about Ryan Dunn's fatal car crash have emerged. According to West Goshen police, the "Jackass" star was traveling at almost 130 mph when his 2007 Porsche 911 GT3 swerved off the road, collided with a guardrail, crashed in the woods and burst into flames on early Monday morning, June 20.

Police Chief Michael Carroll told Radar Online the speed of the crash was determined after an accident reconstruction team inspected the scene of the accident. He added, "I've never seen a car destroyed in an automobile accident the way this car was even before it caught on fire. The automobile actually came apart. It was unbelievable and I've been on a lot of fatal accident scenes. This is by far the worst I've ever seen."
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Warner Bros. TV's Comic Con Line-Up: 'Supernatural', 'Chuck', 'Alcatraz' and More

June 22, 2011 01:36:15 GMT


Warner Bros. TV has released its line-up for San Diego Comic Con 2011. The likes of "Supernatural", "Chuck" and "Nikita" will join other returning shows namely "The Vampire Diaries" and "Fringe" whose panels have been revealed before.

Also slated to come to the convention are new shows "Alcatraz" and "Person of Interest". Previously, it has been reported that FOX will bring its newbie Terra Nova, while The CW will promote another freshman The Secret Circle.
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Tracy Morgan Back in Nashville to Apologize for Anti-Gay Jokes

June 21, 2011 18:19:45 GMT


Tracy Morgan is back on the crime scene to deliver his apology. The "30 Rock" actor was slammed from many angles earlier this month when he joked during a stand-up gig that he would stab his son in the head with a knife if he ever came out to him as gay.

In a press released held in Nashville on Tuesday, June 21 morning, Morgan was accompanied by The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) and Kevin Reynolds, who first reported about Morgan's anti-gay comments, to speak of his support to the communities. The event was attended not only by the press but also audience who felt offended by his jokes at the June 3 gig.
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Ashlee Simpson Spotted Kissing 'Boardwalk Empire' Actor

June 21, 2011 18:05:33 GMT


Ashlee Simpson is seen happy in the arms of a man again. The singer had stepped out with her new boyfriend, Vincent Piazza, who is also known as Lucky Luciano on HBO's acclaimed series "Boardwalk Empire".

The lovebirds were photographed enjoying a stroll on Wednesday, June 15 in New York City and stealing kisses in the public. "They were laughing and chatting," a witness told Us Weekly. "She'd stop to kiss him; she couldn't take her eyes off him."
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Maroon 5's 'Moves Like Jagger' Ft. Christina Aguilera Leaked

June 21, 2011 17:39:57 GMT


Maroon 5's new single "Moves Like Jagger", which has Christina Aguilera's vocals in it, leaked a day before its official release. Loaded with whistling sound, the club song is supposed to be debuted on Tuesday, June 21 night during an episode of "The Voice" where vocalist Adam Levine and Aguilera are serving as coaches.

"The [Maroon 5] guys and I recorded this track in L.A. last month and it was great getting to work with Christina on it as well," Levine said in a statement. "We are excited to perform it for our fans on The Voice this Tuesday and on the road this summer."
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Roger Ebert's Facebook Page Removed After Ryan Dunn Comments


June 21, 2011 17:13:40 GMT


Roger Ebert continued to make comments about Ryan Dunn's car crash that he believed is the work of alcohol. The film critic refused to apologize for his "Friends don't let Jackasses drink and drive" tweet and was angry that Facebook suspended his page because it was included in the category of "hateful, threatening or obscene."

"Facebook has removed my page in response, apparently, to malicious complaints from one or two jerks," Ebert tweeted. He added, "Facebook! My page is harmless and an asset to you. Why did you remove it in response to anonymous jerks? Makes you look bad."
 
 
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