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June 23, 2011

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Video: Ten Little-Known Facts About Justin Bieber on 'Letterman'

June 23, 2011 16:32:47 GMT


Justin Bieber came back to "Late Show with David Letterman" on Wednesday, June 22 to read out the ten little-known things about him. After he entered the stage, David Letterman teased him of his age and joked about the teen singer not knowing who he is. "You don't stay up this late, do you?" Letterman asked him jokingly.

Bieber began his list by promoting his women fragrance, "Someday", which he said can be used as low-cal salad dressing. Then he continued with "I served eight months in prison for siphoning gas", "The first that I bought when I hit it big was a four-slice toaster", and "As hard as I've tried, I don't know how not to be adorable". Letterman quipped about the latest, "Gotta spend the day with me".
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Buju Banton Gets 10 Years of Prison and 5 Years Probation

June 23, 2011 15:31:45 GMT


In a sentence hearing held on Thursday, June 23, it was determined that Buju Banton gets 10 years of prison and 5 years probation. U.S. District Judge James S. Moody at Tampa federal court found him guilty of setting up a cocaine deal in 2009, possessing a firearm and using telephone to facilitate drug trafficking offense.

Banton, real name Mark Myrie, had defended his case previously by saying that he was only boasting about the deal. His friends and family have also stood behind his back to convince the judge via letters that he was not a drug dealer. "Your honor, Mark Myrie is not a drug dealer," actor Danny Glover wrote. "Society would not benefit from his incarceration."
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Ryan Murphy Hints at Who's Not Graduating on 'Glee' Season 3


June 23, 2011 09:27:55 GMT


After Ryan Murphy confirmed that season 3 of "Glee" will mark a graduation for some of its characters, there have been speculations on who will graduate. Instead of addressing who will leave the show this year, the creator reveals some characters who are not graduating.

"Chord is not a senior. I believe Darren is not a senior," he says, referring to Chord Overstreet's Sam Evans and Darren Criss' Blaine Anderson. "There's a group of them." Adding that there are some people who "are really intellectually challenged", he teases, "Like, you know that Britney is pulling straight Fs."
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Bam Margera Has Predicted Ryan Dunn's Death Years Before Fatal Car Accident


June 23, 2011 09:26:27 GMT


Bam Margera apparently has foreshadowed Ryan Dunn's tragic death. Five years before Ryan was killed in a car crash in rural Pennsylvania, the 31-year-old daredevil made the grim prediction with his mother April and the cast members of "Viva La Bam" while recording the DVD commentary for Season 5.

In an audio clip found on YouTube, Bam and April discussed the way Ryan was driving and the car accidents Ryan has been involved in. Having said that Ryan will "never learn his lesson," April warned the others, "I tell you, he's gonna eat it someday in a car accident." When she insisted on it, Bam was quick to point out the obvious, "Well Duh! He's gonna eat it one of these times."
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Marvel Studios NOT Coming to Hall H at 2011 Comic Con

June 23, 2011 08:57:48 GMT


A few weeks ago, reports went viral that Warner Bros. Pictures, Walt Disney, DreamWorks, and The Weinstein Company skipped San Diego Comic Con 2011. Now, Marvel Studios confirms that they will sit out Hall H at the convention.

Last year, Marvel Studios made an attention-grabbing panel by announcing the cast line-up of "The Avengers". As for this year, leaders of the studio opt not to use the 6,000-seat hall since the movie is not "prepared to compete with its own past and wild fan expectations."
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First Sneak Peek to Ricky Gervais' New Sitcom 'Life's Too Short'

June 23, 2011 08:46:57 GMT


Ricky Gervais has begun the production of new series "Life's Too Short", which he promotes in a teaser. The British actor appears with lead star Warwick Davis as well as co-writer and co-creator Stephen Merchant in the sneak peek to explain a bit about the show.

A seven-episode series, it is a faux documentary like "The Office" and will feature a number of celebrity cameos like "Extras". Those who are set to make appearance are Steve Carell (former star of America's "Office"), Johnny Depp and Sting.
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Video Premiere: Incubus' 'Promises, Promises'

June 23, 2011 08:43:36 GMT


Incubus have just debuted a music video in support of their latest single "Promises, Promises". The Brandon Boyd-fronted band perform the song in front of a white backdrop which displays footage evoking a dream-state, and illusion vibe.

The song is "a story about a girl and a guy ... and the girl has built up so much armor around herself with the things that she knows how to do," Brandon once told MTV. "And so, I used these metaphors in the song of, like, magic, like she's an illusionist, so she creates these illusions around her."
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Evan Rachel Wood: It Feels Right to Chop Off Hair

June 23, 2011 08:21:08 GMT


Evan Rachel Wood came to the premiere party of "True Blood" Season 4 on Tuesday night, June 21 with a new look. Having chopped off her lengthy blond locks, the actress playing Sophie Anne Leclerq on the vampire series debuted a pixie cut on the red carpet. Asked about the drastic change, she said, "It just felt right."

Explaining further, the 23-year-old told Access Hollywood, "I had my hair super long and I was just ready for a change and I've always wanted to do it and never really had the guts and I just thought, 'I wanna do it at least once, just chop it off.' " She further assured that she didn't cut her hair because of any upcoming role. "No, it's just for life. It's just for me," she insisted.
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Octomom Nadya Suleman Signs Up for Reality Series 'Celebridate'

June 23, 2011 07:52:23 GMT


Taking a break from nurturing her children, Nadya Suleman will get herself a dating partner on "Celebridate", a brand new celebrity dating show which will be aired on HDNet. The Octomom has filmed an episode of the TV series, telling Pop Eater, "I was lucky enough to be invited to be a part of it."

The show follows celebrities while three regular people try to win their hearts or get eliminated. Taking part on the show likely gives Suleman a new experience since she revealed she has never dated before. "This is actually the first time I have dated in my life," so she said.
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Pictures: 'Glee' Cast Kick Off European Leg of Summer Tour in Manchester

June 23, 2011 07:42:59 GMT


"Glee" cast have completed the North American leg of their 2011 summer tour, and now they are invading Europe for a bunch of concerts until at least July 3. The European trek of the traveling show was kicked off on Wednesday night, June 22 at the Manchester Evening News Arena.

Performing that night were the TV series' regulars including Lea Michele, Kevin McHale, Amber Riley, Dianna Agron and Cory Monteith. The stars of Dalton Academy Warblers like Darren Criss also made contribution.
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Jason Statham's 'Killer Elite' Welcomes Action-Packed Trailer

June 23, 2011 07:33:16 GMT


The first trailer for "Killer Elite" has landed online. The snippet features Jason Statham, Robert De Niro and Clive Owen who get involved in action scenes, which includes jumping out of a skyscraper's window, fighting, and leaping from a building.

"Killer Elite" revolves around an ex-special ops agent (Statham) who is lured out of retirement to rescue his mentor (De Niro). To make the rescue, he must complete a near-impossible mission of killing three tough-as-nails assassins with a cunning leader (Owen).
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Stephen Moyer Gets Anna Paquin's Permission to Bite Fans' Boobs

June 23, 2011 07:13:31 GMT


Portraying a sexy vampire on "True Blood" has given Stephen Moyer the opportunity to bite fans' boobs. Still, the actor who is famous for his role as Bill Compton on the hit HBO series reveals to Men's Health that he won't do so unless he first gets the permission from his co-star wife Anna Paquin.

In an interview for the magazine's July/August issue, the 41-year-old actor shares about Anna's open mind when it comes to fans interaction. "I get to sign boobs a lot. I get to bite boobs, occasionally, when I'm allowed," he spills. "If my missus is there and she approves of the person I get to bite boobs...and necks."
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Mary J. Blige and Nicki Minaj's 'Feel Inside' Duet Is Bogus

June 23, 2011 06:48:48 GMT


A few hours after a song called "Feel Inside" which was claimed to be a duet between Mary J. Blige and Nicki Minaj was leaked, a source close to Blige told Billboard that the material is not official. The source said the song actually is "a studio mash-up of two completely different in-progress tracks the divas are working on separately."

Both of the songs which were mashed up have similar themes. Minaj warns her beau, "But peace of my mind is what I don't got/ You make a girl hit up the dope spot/White line, it's a thin line/Prenup, been signed/ So quit playing, bench time." Blige is not in a happy relationship either. She pours her heart out, "Wasting so much time disagreeing/ See I'm to the point where I don't know what I believe in."
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'True Blood' Season 4 Shared in New Clips, Alan Ball In Talks for Season 5


June 23, 2011 06:37:32 GMT


Less than a week from the June 26 premiere on HBO, season 4 of "True Blood" has been teased through a bunch of new clips. In one video, Eric is seen warning Sookie about the danger she might face once other vampires learn who she really is, while Jessica admits to Bill that she has fed on a human beside Hoyt in another clip.

Other sneak peeks see Eric forcing Marnie, a leader of a coven practicing magic, to accept a deal, and Jessica having an argument with Hoyt over their meals. Also highlighted in the clips are Pam who advises Sookie to take Eric's offer, Lafayette who seemingly feels uncomfortable about dealing with magic, and Sam who may get a new love interest.
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Taylor Lautner Slides Down Skyscraper on Fresh 'Abduction' Poster

June 23, 2011 06:26:24 GMT


Lionsgate Films has unleashed a new "Abduction" poster. The one-sheet, obtained via Yahoo! Movies, offers more action-oriented scene than the previous poster. On this new pic, Taylor Lautner is seen sliding down a skyscraper, with pieces of glass shattering around him.

The drama thriller tells a story about Lautner's Nathan Harper who feels disillusioned with his parents. Later, he finds out that the people he used to call "Mother" and "Father" are not actually his parents, after he sees his baby photo on a missing persons website. As he goes searching for his true identity, he faces another fact that people are gunning for him.
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Rep Confirms Sean Kingston Is Out of Hospital

June 23, 2011 06:15:46 GMT


Sean Kingston is finally out of the hospital. Joseph Carozza, a publicist for the Justin Bieber collaborator on "Eenie Meenie", confirmed the good news on Wednesday, June 22, adding that the reggae fusion singer is now recovering at home.

The 21-year-old hitmaker, who is famous for his single "Beautiful Girls", has spent over three weeks at Jackson Memorial Hospital to treat the injuries he sustained from a recent life-threatening jet-ski accident. He was released from the hospital on Tuesday, June 21.
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Couple Alert: Emma Stone Possibly Romancing Andrew Garfield

June 23, 2011 04:44:31 GMT


Life is likely to imitate art for Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield. According to Us Weekly, the two leading stars of "The Amazing Spider-Man", who tackle the role of Gwen Stacy and Peter Parker, have taken their on-screen romance off screen after getting close to each other during filming.

A source told the publication that the two "have been hooking up", before adding, "They haven't gone public, but he's told his friends." On the reason why the rumored couple are keeping their romance quiet, the source pointed out on Andrew's recent split from his girlfriend of three years, Shannon Woodward.
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Beyonce Knowles Is Sassy and Frisky in New Song 'Schoolin' Life'


June 23, 2011 04:34:58 GMT


Just a week before Beyonce Knowles' much-awaited album "4" is released in the U.S., a new song from the deluxe edition of the new effort has landed online. Titled "Schoolin' Life", the song features funky beat with some '80s flavors which reportedly are inspired by Prince.

The R&B diva fills her class with "20-somethings, 30-somethings, 40-somethings, sexy-somethings and little somethings" students and get them schooled about life. "Time really moves fast," she advices. "Make your life what you decide / Baby, party til the Fire Marshall shut this sucker down."
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Donald Trump NOT Getting $65 Million From 'Celebrity Apprentice'

June 23, 2011 04:29:38 GMT


Donald Trump does earn a lot every year, but he may not add as much as $65 million annually to his account for starring on and producing "The Celebrity Apprentice". NBC has denied report which says it pays the businessman and co-producer Mark Burnett $160 million for two more years of the reality show with Trump personally pocketing almost one-third of it a year.

"The financial information reported today in regards to 'The Celebrity Apprentice' is grossly inaccurate and has been significantly overstated," the network clarifies in a statement. "While it is our policy to keep financial information strictly confidential, neither the production costs of the show nor what Mr. Trump makes personally is in the realm of reality."
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Emma Stone Offered Lead Role in 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'

June 23, 2011 04:27:57 GMT


Emma Stone has shown her skills in fighting zombies in "Zombieland". Now, Stone could kick more undead enemies in "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies". Variety has the scoop, saying that the "Easy A" beauty has been offered a main female character in the upcoming film.

If the deal is sealed, Stone will star as Elizabeth Bennet, a heroine who faces zombies. The role was previously filled by Natalie Portman. However, as the Oscar-winning actress opted to fully concentrate on the production capacity of the film, she left the role vacant.
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Chris Brown: I Don't Mean to Insult Gay Community


June 23, 2011 03:44:25 GMT


Finding himself in hot water for letting loose a gay slur, Chris Brown insisted he doesn't mean to be disrespectful. While he didn't exactly apologize for the remark, the "Next 2 You" singer came out with an explanation on Twitter. "I have total respect for Gay community and my intention was not to insult anyone in it. #REALS**T," so he wrote.

The 22-year-old has on Tuesday, June 21, lashed out at a group of photographers, accusing them of alerting parking enforcement officers about his illegally parked car. In a video obtained by TMZ, he can be seen ranting, "Y'all n**gas is weak. Did you all call them to try and film me? Y'ALL N**GAS IS GAY." Still, he managed to sweet talk himself out of getting a parking ticket.
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'The Voice' Announces Final Four

June 23, 2011 03:34:38 GMT


"The Voice" has shrunk the number of contestants to four on Wednesday, June 22. Following the performance show on Tuesday, June 21, four more aspiring singers were sent home based on the judges' scores which were combined with America's votes.

Announced earlier that night were eliminations from Cee-Lo Green and Adam Levine's teams. Cee-Lo actually gave a slight higher score to Nakia who sang "Whataya Want From Me", but when the votes were added Vicci Martinez was triumphant and got into the final round.
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Caesar Is Nurtured in Fresh 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' Trailer

June 23, 2011 03:21:40 GMT


Breakthrough may lead to war between human beings and apes. A fresh international trailer for "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" has found its way on the web via The Sun, highlighting the story arc of Caesar who gets super smart after undergoing an experiment, and leads chimps rebellion. The video also features scenes where Will Rodman teaches and nurtures Caesar, before eventually putting him in a cage.

Serving as a prequel to "Planet of the Apes", this sci-fi movie follows Caesar the chimp who becomes an object of Alzhemier experiment. The chimp is raised by a young scientist, Will Rodman, who develops a cure for his sick father, and has the responsibility to the conflict.
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Eminem's Bad Meets Evil Album 'Hell: The Sequel' Tops Hot 200

June 23, 2011 03:20:54 GMT


Eminem and his Bad Meets Evil partner Royce da 5'9" have prevented Adele from extending her long-running reign on Billboard Hot 200. The newly-reunited Hip-Hop duo bows at No. 1 on the U.S. album chart with "Hell: The Sequel", their first release since twelve years.

The Slim Shady and Royce arrive in the first position with modest 171,000 copies. They overshadow another new entry of this week by 11-year-old Jackie Evanchow. The former contestant of "America's Got Talent" has to settle at No. 2 with her first full-length album "Dream with Me" which sells 161,000 units in its first week.
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Lindsay Lohan Bails On Matt Lauer's Interview at Last Minute

June 23, 2011 02:44:00 GMT


Lindsay Lohan has let Matt Lauer travel to Los Angeles just to come home empty handed. The 24-year-old singer/actress was scheduled to have an interview with the "Today" host on Tuesday, June 21 but she pulled the plug at the last minute.

Confirming the report, a rep from "Today" said, "Matt traveled to Los Angeles after Lindsay Lohan agreed to a sit-down interview at her home." However, the rep added, "When he arrived at her home, she had a change of heart and wasn't prepared to talk for more than 15 minutes as she had agreed, so the interview was canceled."
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Adam Levine on 'Whataya Want From Me' Comment: I Am Not Sorry

June 23, 2011 02:35:28 GMT


Adam Levine was quick to respond to controversy surrounding his comment over "The Voice" contestant Nakia's rendition of Adam Lambert's "Whataya Want From Me". He was blasted for making assumption that the aspiring artist might be singing the song better than the original singer.

"I'm not familiar with that song, but you just forced me to like it," said the frontman of Maroon 5 after Nakia's performance on the June 21 episode of the singing competition. "I'm pretty sure, although I've never heard that song before...that you probably sang it better than the person that sang it originally. So, good job."
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Tested Positive for Alcohol, Lindsay Lohan Ordered Back to Court

June 23, 2011 02:20:49 GMT


Lindsay Lohan, who has been under house arrest since May 26, has been summoned back to court after reportedly being tested positive for alcohol. The "Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father" actress is expected to appear in front of Judge Stephanie Sautner at the LAX Airport Courthouse at 10:00 A.M. PT on Thursday, June 23 for a probation violation hearing.

TMZ reported that the 24-year-old actress failed one of the two alcohol tests administered sometime last week. It was noted that she tested positive for alcohol on one and negative on the other. Still, she tested negative for drugs in both tests. One of the tests was said being conducted just after she had a rooftop barbecue party.
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Jamie Foxx to Be 'Django Unchained'

June 23, 2011 01:48:44 GMT


Rumor that Jamie Foxx is one of the alternatives replacing Will Smith in Quentin Tarantino's upcoming flick, "Django Unchained", is fueled in a recent news run by Variety. The publication reports that the actor has been cast as the titular character.

In the spaghetti Western flick, Django is a freed slave who, under the tutelage of a German bounty hunter, becomes a bad-ass bounty hunter himself. After assisting Schultz in taking down some bad guys for profit, Django is helped by Schultz in claiming his wife back from the Candie, who wins Django's wife in a poker tournament.
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Ryan Dunn Legally Drunk at Time of Crash, Private Memorial Has Been Held


June 23, 2011 01:40:00 GMT


Ryan Dunn was indeed very drunk while driving at least 130 mph before a fatal crash in rural Pennsylvania early Monday, June 20. The West Goshen Township Police has released a toxicology report on Wednesday, June 22, which revealed that the "Jackass" star's blood alcohol concentration was at .196 percent.

Ryan's high .196 level was more than twice the legal limit for drivers in Pennsylvania, which is .08 percent. It also indicates that alcohol made up nearly 1/500 of the 34-year-old daredevil's total blood supply. Aside from the high blood-alcohol level, it is noted that no other substances turned up in his blood.
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Enrique Iglesias Goes to Strip Club in 'Dirty Dancer' Video Ft. Lil Wayne


June 23, 2011 01:37:50 GMT


Directed by Ethan Lader, Enrique Iglesias' "Dirty Dancer" music video which features Lil Wayne and Usher has made its way out. Enrique is featured sitting in a private room of a futuristic strip club, while Weezy and Usher appear as virtual figures. The "Somebody's Me" singer looks distraught for not being able to have the scantily-clad ladies who are working the pole.

"Dirty Dancer" is taken from Enrique's sixth studio album "Euphoria". The dance track comes from the production hands of top notch music maker RedOne and has climbed to No. 18 on Billboard Hot 100 since being released in May this year.
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'Gossip Girl': Roxane Mesquida Is Blair's New Nemesis

June 23, 2011 01:36:42 GMT


It looks like Blair has to get through more rough patches before she can walk down the aisle. The Waldorf girl will get a new enemy who is threatening to derail her royal wedding on "Gossip Girl", and the threat comes from no other than her future sister-in-law.

The CW spokesperson has confirmed it to The Hollywood Reporter that French actress and model Roxane Mesquida has been cast as the meddling sister of Blair's fiancee, Prince Louis, in season 5. Mesquida's character reportedly is not happy with Prince Louis and Blair's impending nuptials, and she will do anything to sabotage it.
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Teen Bride Courtney Alexis Shows Naughtier Side in Photos


June 22, 2011 18:50:39 GMT


Courtney Alexis Stodden's mom may have defended her image and said she's as good as Christian girl but her pictures say otherwise. In a series of photos taken from her website, the 16-year-old bride posed in various stages of sexy including the one where she wraps her naked body with American flag only.

Courtney became controversial since she married actor Doug Hutchinson who is 35 years her senior. They got married in Las Vegas where the legal age to get married is lowered to 16 with parents' consent. Indeed, Courtney's parents fully supported their daughter's decision. "They are very much in love and we are so supportive of this," her mother Krista said. "Courtney was a virgin when she married Doug. She is a good Christian girl."
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George Clooney Is Single Again After Elisabetta Canalis Split

June 22, 2011 17:59:38 GMT


Elisabetta Canalis apparently is not George Clooney's last harbor. The former couple who dated for two years have released a joint statement to announce that they are no longer together. "We are not together anymore. It's very difficult and very personal, and we hope everyone can respect our privacy," the statement which was released on Wednesday, June 22 read.

Clooney and Canalis, who went public with their relationship in September 2009 during Venice Film Festival, were seen enjoying a meal together only last week in Italy. They also celebrated his 50th birthday in May for a dinner at Chinese restaurant Mr Chow.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Russell Brand Held Hands With Woman Who's Not Katy Perry


June 22, 2011 17:33:33 GMT


While his wife is busy planning more tour dates, Russell Brand spent his time on the Miami set of "Rock of Ages" with a blonde. The actor set the tongues wagging when he was photographed holding a female crew's hand in a break between filming on Wednesday, June 22.

Brand has in fact spent more and more time apart from Katy Perry who recently announced the extension of her tour. "Katy has only four days off until the end of September, when she's in Brazil," a source told Daily Mail. "She hopes Russell will join her but isn't sure whether he will be allowed entry because of his criminal record. She is taking a few days off for their first anniversary in October which they plan to celebrate in the UK."
 
 
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