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July 19, 2011

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Second Wave of 2011 Teen Choice Awards Nominees

July 19, 2011 16:51:10 GMT


Teen Choice Awards have announced the second wave nominees for this year's event. The latest installments of "Harry Potter" and "Transformers" take multiple nods in the movie category while "Pretty Little Liars" and "Switched at Birth" dominate the TV field. Meanwhile, singers Katy Perry, Demi Lovato and Bruno Mars receive double nominations each.

The first wave of nominations, which was announced last month, has included 66 categories. This time, nominations are focused on "Choice Summer" in order to include some big movies like "Harry Potter" which has just arrived in theaters. In addition to Choice Summer, the second wave includes Choice Web Star which nominates "Friday" singer Rebecca Black among others.
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Kevin Costner in Talks for Sadistic Role in 'Django Unchained'

July 19, 2011 16:12:56 GMT


There's a word out there that Kevin Costner is touted to join Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" in surprisingly evil role. The actor is commonly attached to protagonist characters, but in this one, he is in talks to play Ace Woody, a sadistic trainer of male fighting slaves and of female prostitutes.

Tarantino has lined up an impressive list of names for this movie including Jamie Foxx as the titular character, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio and Samuel L. Jackson. The addition of Costner would add up value to both the movie and the actor who is usually the 'good guy'.
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'Bridesmaids' Star Melissa McCarthy 'Wears' Bikini for GQ

July 19, 2011 15:46:16 GMT


Melissa McCarthy is one plus sized actress who is not afraid to make fun of herself. Appearing on the American edition of GQ magazine, the "Bridesmaids" star wore a joke T-shirt which features the picture of a slim woman's body in U.S. flag bikini. She is putting a peanut into her mouth as she poses with the shirt.

McCarthy, also the star of "Mike & Molly", plays Megan in the hit comedy movie which was released in U.S. in May. "I read the script and had such a weird, fast reaction to Megan. I knew exactly what I wanted her to look like, to sound like, and I got an intense feeling of 'I like her so much! This will never work out!'," she told the magazine.
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Report: Elin Nordegren's Boyfriend Denies Sleeping With Tiger Woods' Mistress

July 19, 2011 09:28:11 GMT


Words have run rampant that Elin Nordegren's new boyfriend and Tiger Woods' mistress were once lovers, but he has reportedly denied the hook-up has ever happened. TMZ reported that friends of Jamie Dingham insisted the New York marketing executive never had sex and never stayed together with Rachel Uchitel.

While Jamie's friends came to his defense, other sources familiar with the situation said otherwise. They dished to the gossip site that Jamie and Rachel got together in Miami back in October 2009 for a new investment business. They stayed for two and a half week at the home of their partner, Chris Barish.
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Young Conan Spills Blood in First Red Band Clip of 'Conan the Barbarian'

July 19, 2011 09:09:18 GMT


Lionsgate Films has taken to Twitter to drop the first red band clip from "Conan the Barbarian". Teasing a bloody action scene, the preview gives a look at young Conan who joins a competition with other boys in which they have to circle the hills and return with an egg put in their mouth unbroken.

When they are running in the snowy forest, armed men approach to ambush them. The other boys are running back to their village, but Conan opts to fight them. Showing no mercy and fear, Conan takes them down one by one and brings some of their heads to his father.
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Video Premiere: Jasmine V's 'Werk'

July 19, 2011 08:51:31 GMT


Jasmine V has dropped a music video for her latest single "Werk". The teen girl shares screen with fellow young star Lil' Romeo. In this clip, she and her alter ego fight over him. The love triangle leads to a dance-off to win the affection of the former "Dancing with the Stars" contestant.

Jasmine is well known as the girl who posed as Justin Bieber's love interest in some of his videos. She was once romantically linked to Canadian singer, and they fueled dating rumor when being caught kissing on the backseat of his car. None of them confirmed the romance though.
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First Look at Elle Fanning as Ghost in Francis Ford Coppola's 'Twixt'

July 19, 2011 08:33:52 GMT


First picture from Francis Ford Coppola's upcoming horror indie film "Twixt" has been unleashed via Entertainment Weekly. The photo gives a look at Elle Fanning, who wears full makeup and all-white Gothic costume to portray ghost V. She is seen listening carefully to the Oscar-winning filmmaker who gives a direction to her on the set.

"Twixt" tells the story of Hall Baltimore (Val Kilmer), a writer with a declining career, who arrives in a small town as part of his book tour. There, he gets caught up in a murder mystery that involves a young girl. One night during his sleep, he is approached by a mysterious young ghost named V who leads him to the truth behind the murder story.
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Dianna Agron Spotted Leaving Sebastian Stan's Apartment


July 19, 2011 08:29:41 GMT


Dianna Agron continues to add fuel to rumors she is romancing Sebastian Stan. The actress famous for her portrayal of Quinn Fabray on "Glee" has been caught on camera leaving the "Gossip Girl" actor's Los Angeles apartment over the weekend.

The 25-year-old TV beauty, who was recently overheard she's "in a really great place" with her new man, was seen wearing the same patterned blue dress she wore a day earlier when she was out shopping around the Westwood neighborhood. She also donned big black shades and sported messy hair.
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Bad Meets Evil's Royce Releases 'Legendary' Ft. Travis Barker

July 19, 2011 08:17:08 GMT


After having a success Bad Meets Evil reunion with Eminem, Royce Da 5'9" is now getting ready for his next solo studio effort "Success Is Certain". In anticipation of the album, he dropped a single called "Legendary" via Rolling Stone. The song features drum-smacking sound courtesy of Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker.

Prior to debuting the new single, Royce has already released an Eminem-assisted single titled "Writer's Block" and came out with a second offering called "Second Place". He will follow the release of the "Legendary" by dropping the album across the United States on August 9.
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Incarcerated Ja Rule Gets More Jail Time for Tax Evasion

July 19, 2011 07:58:44 GMT


A little over than a month after he began serving his two-year jail sentence on a gun possession charge, Ja Rule is hit with more bad news. On Monday, July 18, the 35-year-old artist was sentenced to 28 months in a federal prison for failing to file tax returns with the IRS over the period of five years.

Minutes before being sentenced, the "Mesmerize" rapper said, "I in no way attempted to deceive the government or do anything illegal." He further explained, "I was a young man who made a lot of money - I'm getting a little choked up - I didn't know how to deal with these finances, and I didn't have people to guide me, so I made mistakes."
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Michelle Obama Signs Up for 'Extreme Makeover' to Help Homeless Vets


July 19, 2011 07:52:34 GMT


Michelle Obama will once again promote Joining Forces by making appearance on small screen. The First Lady of the U.S. is set to participate in a taping of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" with a military family, the Marshalls, on Thursday, July 21 in Fayetteville, N.C.

Barbara Marshall is a 15-year Navy Veteran who created The Steps-N-Stages Jubilee House, which provides homeless female vets with housing and support services. In the episode, set to air in October, the "Extreme Makeover" team will help build a new Jubilee House.
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Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis Heat Up 'Friends with Benefits' Premiere

July 19, 2011 07:40:52 GMT


Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis dressed to impress at the screening of their upcoming movie "Friends with Benefits". The former looked dapper in a designer suit, while the latter was sizzling in a red Lanvin Resort frock. She finished off her look with gold jewels and a pair of simple black satin pumps.

The other cast who came to the Monday, July 18 movie premiere included Emma Stone, Jenna Elfman and Patricia Clarkson. Emma walked down the black carpet in a red cashmere sweater and a pink silk peplum skirt, Jenna went to the event wearing a strapless white dress, and Patricia opted a black lace halter-neck dress.
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Universal Cancels Ron Howard's 'The Dark Tower' Project

July 19, 2011 07:16:57 GMT


Universal Pictures no longer backs Ron Howard's ambitious adaptation of Stephen King's fantasy series, "The Dark Tower". The first film was actually expected to begin its production this summer, but it was temporarily delayed after the studio announced it plans to make the project more cost-effective. This week, however, the studio pulled the plug on the project altogether.

An insider told Entertainment Weekly that the studio declined to develop the project because it was "too costly, too big a risk, and not something they felt comfortable moving forward on." Universal has declined to comment on its decision. Howard and his team must now find a new studio that is willing to back the project if he insists to move on.
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One Contestant Sent to Hospital in 'Hell's Kitchen' Season 9 Premiere

July 19, 2011 07:03:38 GMT


The competition had just been kicked off in season 9 of "Hell's Kitchen", but one man was already down. In the episode aired Monday, July 18, Jason Zepaltas struggled with his breathing while preparing for the opening night.

A concerned teammate called medics who gave him oxygen, but he wouldn't stabilize. Jason was later rushed to hospital, and he could not be back in time for service. In fact, Gordon Ramsay informed the other contestants that Jason would be in hospital for a few days and would not be back to Hell's Kitchen at all.
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Betty White Has to Say No to Marine's Invitation

July 19, 2011 06:35:43 GMT


While Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake have accepted their invitation to the Marine Corps Ball, Betty White has declined hers. The veteran actress who plays Elka Ostrovsky on "Hot in Cleveland" revealed in a statement to Access Hollywood that she has to say no to Sgt. Ray Lewis' request for her to accompany him to the ball because of her work commitment.

"I am deeply flattered and truly appreciate the invitation, as everyone knows I love a man in uniform... but unfortunately I cannot accept," said 89-year-old Betty in her statement. She went on to explain, "I will be taping an episode of 'Hot in Cleveland'." The comedienne, who starred in 80's series' "The Golden Girls", signed her statement with, "Love, Betty White."
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Picture: Rihanna Grabs Fan's Boobs at Meet and Greet of Loud Tour


July 19, 2011 06:32:30 GMT


Rihanna is currently in the middle of her 2011 North American summer tour in support of her latest studio installment "Loud". While traveling from one big city to another, the Bajan singer took time to meet and greet her devotees in every of her tour stops.

Most recently, the "California King Bed" singer posted a bunch of pictures from one of the meet-and-greet events on her Facebook. All of the photos highlight the red-haired artist as a fun, and friendly individual to hang out with.
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'The Walking Dead' Comic Con Poster: Humans Stranded on RV's Roof


July 19, 2011 04:55:26 GMT


In anticipation of San Diego Comic Con, AMC has released "The Walking Dead" poster which is going to be brought to the convention. Making its way out via Entertainment Weekly, it features the survivors stuck on the roof of their RV while the walkers clogging the highway.

In the final episode of the first season, this caravan carried the humans away from the CDC. In the next chapter, they will be seen on more rural roads and open fields. "We're going out into the woods," executive producer Robert Kirkman has said.
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Teen Victim in Car Crash Died, Khloe Kardashian's Husband Offers Condolence

July 19, 2011 04:49:28 GMT


Merely hours after it was uncovered that his recent car accident in New York ended up with a death of a 15-year-old boy, Los Angeles Lakers star Lamar Odom made use of his Twitter to offer his condolence to the victim's family. The husband of Khloe Kardashian wrote, "My thoughts and prayers are with the young boys family..."

Lamar was in the Big Apple last Thursday, July 14 for his cousin's funeral. He was being driven by a car service when the car got into a collision with a motorcyclist, whose motorcycle was propelled into the teenager. Both the motorcyclist and the boy were rushed to a hospital in Queens to be treated for their injuries. Words are, the 31-year-old NBA player was seen crying at the scene.
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Caesar Attacks Man in 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' Extended Clip


July 19, 2011 04:28:32 GMT


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20th Century Fox has released an extended clip of "Rise of the Planet of the Apes". Opened with an introduction monologue by Andy Serkis, the clip sees old Charles Rodman (John Lithgow) being rudely insulted by his neighbor after Charles accidentally bumps into his parked car. Caesar (Serkis) then tries to help Charles but it ends up with an uncontrollable assault.

Serving as a prequel to 1968's film "Planet of the Apes", the upcoming movie focuses on Caesar, a chimp who is raised by Will Rodman (James Franco), a young scientist who resides in San Francisco and works to find a cure for his old sick father. This chimp then becomes an experiment object for Alzheimer research. The experiment genetically improves Caesar's intelligence, which then leads him to start a revolution that escalates into a war between humans and apes.
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Original Music Video for Britney Spears' 'Gimme More' Leaks


July 19, 2011 04:27:12 GMT


Four years after the premiere of Britney Spears' much-criticized "Gimme More" music video, a clip which was claimed to be an original cut of the video hit the web. While the previous clip only features the singer prancing around a pole in a stripper outfit, this newly-revealed one adds footage of her lying on the bed and taking the dance to the street.

Directed by Jake Sarfaty who was handpicked by Britney herself, both of the videos see the "Hold It Against Me" singer dropping her leather top and covering her breasts while working the pole. The difference is that the newly-leaked one gives bonus of a slightly more look at her topless scenes.
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'Bachelorette' Recap: Ames Gets Dumped After Hometown Dates


July 19, 2011 03:47:55 GMT


Ashley Herbert got introduced to her suitors' families in Monday (July 18) episode of "The Bachelorette". She first visited Constantine's hometown in Cumming, Georgia. He took her to his family's restaurant, Giorgio's, before she met his parents and sister.

Constantine's mother asked Ashley if she is ready to become part of her husband's family and relocate, and the bachelorette said she can be happy anywhere as long as she is with the right guy and he's happy. Meanwhile, Constantine's father told him that he should take time to fall in love, but if Constantine finds the right one he will have his dad's blessing.
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Video: Jordin Sparks Covers Demi Lovato's 'Skyscraper'


July 19, 2011 03:27:32 GMT


Jordin Sparks has done a cover of Demi Lovato's ballad track "Skyscraper" in her hotel room recently. The 2007 winner of "American Idol" shared black-and-white footage of her impromptu performance on Twitter.

"Check this vid of me singing #skyscraper by @ddlovato. I didnt want 2 be loud in the hotel room," Jordin wrote. The clip opens with her singing praise to the former "Sonny with a Chance" star for her "amazing" job in "Skyscraper".
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Sued For Sexual Battery, Jennifer Lopez's Music Video Hunk Demands Jury Trial

July 19, 2011 03:19:37 GMT


Being entangled in Jennifer Lopez's split from Marc Anthony is apparently the least of William Levy's problems. The Latin soap star, who plays J.Lo's love interest in her "I'm Into You" music video, is embroiled in a lawsuit for sexual battery of a minor and demanding a jury case to settle the case, Radar Online has uncovered.

"Through deception and trickery Levy, with the aid of several members of his entourage, lured Plaintiff back to the Hilton Hotel in Glendale," court documents filed on July 19, 2010 alleged. "Plaintiff, who was infatuated with Levy - a rising star of international renown for his work on Spanish language telenovelas - wanted his autograph."
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'The Dark Knight Rises' Gets Official Teaser Trailer

July 19, 2011 02:24:37 GMT


After being leaked a few days ago, the official teaser trailer for "The Dark Knight Rises" has finally been released by Warner Bros. Pictures. The clip teases what happens now that the evil is on the rise. "The Batman.....HAS to come back," Jim Gordon pleads.

The action movie is a sequel to 2008's critically-acclaimed "The Dark Knight". It is going to be released in theaters across the United States in the summer of 2012. Christian Bale is going to reprise his role as Bruce Wayne/the Dark Knight, and Gary Oldman comes back as Commissioner Gordon.
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Report: Demi Lovato Secretly Hooking-Up With Ryan Phillippe


July 19, 2011 02:16:06 GMT


Has Demi Lovato secretly hooked up with Ryan Phillippe? E! News recently brought out the news that the "Skyscraper" singer has been quietly dating the Louis Roulet of "The Lincoln Lawyer" over the last couple of months. A source close to the actor, however, said otherwise.

While E! reported that the unlikely pair got "really hot and heavy for a while", the inside source denied there was any romantic things going on between the two. The insider stressed that the report is "not true", before adding that the former husband of Reese Witherspoon is "totally single".
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Emma Watson Lined Up for Guillermo del Toro's 'Beauty and the Beast'

July 19, 2011 02:14:08 GMT


Having ended her years at the wizarding world of "Harry Potter" film franchise, Emma Watson could find herself in a fairytale. The 21-year-old English beauty is lined up to star in Guillermo del Toro's "Beauty and the Beast (2013)".

Revealing the news is producer Denise Di Novi who says, at the junket of her film "Crazy, Stupid, Love." in New York, that she and del Toro are developing the upcoming project. Details of the classic tale-adapted movie are still scarce.
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Rebecca Black Addresses Haters in 'My Moment' Music Video

July 19, 2011 01:37:04 GMT


Rebecca Black has just released her second single "My Moment". Written by Brandon "Blue" Hamilton (Justin Bieber), the song seems to be specifically written for her. It celebrates her defying all odds to rise to pop stardom, and shrugs off the haters who keep pestering her due to much-ridiculed single "Friday".

"Were you the one who said that I would be nothing? Well, I'm about to prove you wrong, I'm not the only one who believes in something. My one wish is about to come true," the YouTube sensation sings the self-empowerment lyrics. "Haters, said I'll see you later. Can't talk to you right now, I'm getting my paper."
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New 'Jersey Shore' Season 4 Sneak Peek: Snooki and The Situation Hooking Up?

July 19, 2011 01:36:36 GMT


There is apparently a situation between Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino during their stay in Florence, Italy. In a new sneak peek released via E! Online for "Jersey Shore" season 4, the two are arguing about whether or not they are sexually involved.

"Nothing happened!" Snooki shouts after The Situation claims they secretly hooked up. "I'm not gonna lie," The Sitch adds, before saying in his comment that Snooki even asked him not to tell anybody about the alleged affair.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Emma Watson Plans to Complete Degree at Brown University

July 19, 2011 01:25:26 GMT


Emma Watson is still planning to complete her studies at Brown University. While she left the Ivy League school in Providence, Rhode Island earlier this year for her work commitments, the Hermione Granger of the "Harry Potter" series insisted that she intends to return to the institution for her senior year.

During a press conference for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II" in Manhattan recently, the 21-year-old beauty said, "I haven't left Brown. I'm still enrolled at Brown." She did note, however, "I'm doing my third year abroad. I'm going to Oxford in the fall to study English for a year."
 
 
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