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August 09, 2011

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Truth Behind Arnold Schwarzenegger's 'I Survived Maria' Shirt


August 09, 2011 16:45:31 GMT


Arnold Schwarzenegger raised eyebrows when out bike riding on Sunday, August 7 while wearing a shirt which says "I Survived Maria". But before people labeled him as insensitive for naming the woman he cheated on, there's a defense that comes with the origin of the shirt.

In its report, TMZ said that the former California governor got the shirt last November before his secret was known to public and Maria Shriver, his wife of 25 years. A staff of Maria made the shirts as a joke for the farewell party of Schwarzenegger's staff. They crossed out the year 2007 and scribbled above it "1977", the year Schwarzenegger and Shriver started dating.
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Lady GaGa, Eminem, Madonna and More Campaign for Africa

August 09, 2011 15:40:05 GMT


A-list stars like Lady GaGa, Justin Bieber, Eminem and Madonna have joined hands to support Save the Children's "I'm Gonna Be Your Friend" campaign. Using their social media power, they aim to raise funds and awareness for the drought, medicine and food crisis in East Africa.

The campaign is kicked off on Tuesday, August 9 with the celebrities taking to their Twitter or Facebook pages to raise awareness. Britney Spears was among the early ones, tweeting "Just got @BobMarley's "High Tide or Low Tide" - proceeds go to children in #EastAfrica. U all can help #beafriend -Brit".
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New Details on Gavin DeGraw's Assault Injuries

August 09, 2011 15:03:10 GMT


New details emerge on the condition of singer Gavin DeGraw who was viciously attacked by a group of thugs after a night of drinking in NYC Sunday, August 7 night. His rep has now confirmed that among injuries he sustained are "concussion, broken nose, black eyes, cuts and bruises."

"Gavin DeGraw is currently recovering and in stable condition at Bellevue Hospital where he was taken late Sunday night by ambulance after he was attacked by a group of assailants. He suffers from a concussion, broken nose, black eyes, cuts and bruises. The police are conducting an investigation of the attack," rep for the 34-year-old said.
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Celebrating Engagement, Ashley Hebert Tries on Belly Dancing

August 09, 2011 09:08:58 GMT


Ashley Hebert belly danced during a recent visit to New York City. On Saturday night, August 6, the season 7 star of "The Bachelorette" joined fiance J.P. Rosenbaum at the party thrown at Casa La Femme so that she could meet his friends, and tried her skills on the traditional dance.

An insider told Us Weekly that "Ashley danced with the belly dancers" after she and around 40 guests were treated to huge cupcakes by Cake Boss' Buddy Valastro. The insider added, "She's such a good sport about it." As for the cupcakes, one of them was "red velvet and 9 inches tall". The source added that it was "so heavy" that "it took three of [J.P.'s friends] to pick it up!"
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Tilda Swinton Deals With Sociopathic Son in 'We Need to Talk About Kevin' Trailer

August 09, 2011 09:02:39 GMT


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"We Need to Talk About Kevin" finally gets its first international trailer. Offering a look at the Lynne Ramsay-directed drama, this preview opens with a happy tone before it turns sour. It gives a look at the scenes in which Tilda Swinton's Eva gets pregnant and gives birth to a dark haired baby boy, Kevin.

As Kevin grows up, Eva realizes there is something wrong with her son. Just two days before his sixteenth birthday, Kevin commits a mass murder at his school. His heinous act leaves Eva to grapple with her feelings of grief and responsibility, forcing her to begin to question herself if she ever loved Kevin and how much of what her son did was her fault.
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Kanye West's Self-Comparison to Hitler Met With Crowd Booing at Concert

August 09, 2011 08:56:36 GMT


Kanye West failed to impress some of the concertgoers attending the Big Chill music festival in England on Saturday night, August 6. The G.O.O.D Music rapper got booed when he compared himself to Hitler when performing at the gig.

"I walk through the hotel and I walk down the street, and people look at me like I'm [expletive] insane, like I'm Hitler," the outspoken MC said. "One day the light will shine through and one day people will understand everything I ever did."
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'X Factor (US)' Sued for Allegedly Making Contestants Too Tired to Perform

August 09, 2011 08:38:48 GMT


"The X Factor (US)" faces lawsuit as soon as it gains popularity. Hyman Marks (86) and his son Stephen (54), who took part in the auditions, along with Hyman's wife Helen (78) sue the show, FOX and Simon Cowell as executive producer for allegedly putting them through a punishing physical ordeal that left them too exhausted to perform competitively.

According to the lawsuit, Hyman and Stephen had made it through multiple rounds of auditions in Miami when they were made to film a segment numerous times on June 15. They had to walk from a car into Miami's Bank United Center while a camera filmed multiple takes when the temperature was 96 degrees Fahrenheit.
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Pia Toscano Tells Her Ex to Kiss Off in 'This Time' Music Video

August 09, 2011 08:16:55 GMT


Pia Toscano is coping with a tough split in a music video supporting her first single "This Time". The former "American Idol" contestant nurses her shattered heart, and is determined not to let it get in her way to find a true happiness.

Co-written and co-produced by Ester Dean, the song starts with an acoustic guitar and a simple beat. "Don't try to stop me with the words you say/ 'cause I'm sick and tired of the game you play/ Gonna bring myself gonna make the change/ And like a butterfly Imma spread my wings," she belted out the lyrics.
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Pictures: Brad Pitt Filming 'World War Z' on a Warship

August 09, 2011 07:42:43 GMT


More new pictures from the set of Brad Pitt's new movie "World War Z" have surfaced. They capture the "Inglourious Basterds" actor on the deck of a warship in Cornwall, England. Surrounded by a group of crew, he's snapped wearing a leather jacket, denims and black shades.

In the movie directed by Marc Forster, Pitt takes on the role of a researcher named Gerry Lane who works for the U.N. Postwar Commission. Beside playing the lead character, the man behind the voice of Metro Man in "Megamind" will pull a double duty by serving as a producer.
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Cast, Host, Judges and Mentor of 'Project Runway All Stars' Announced


August 09, 2011 07:30:33 GMT


"Project Runway All Stars" will bring back past contestants with new host, judges and mentor. Lifetime has revealed that model Angela Lindvall will fill Heidi Klum's shoes as the host of Lifetime's new series spin-off, with designers Isaac Mizrahi and Georgina Chapman serving as the judges.

Taking on Tim Gunn mentor role will be Marie Claire editor-in-chief Joanna Coles. She will help guide 13 contestants who have previously joined "Project Runway" in the past seasons, including Austin Scarlett (season 1), Kara Janx (season 2), Anthony Williams (season 7) and Mondo Guerra (season 8).
News > Celebrity Gossip

LeAnn Rimes Temporarily Tattooed Wedding Vows on Ribcage

August 09, 2011 07:13:55 GMT


LeAnn Rimes is etching Eddie Cibrian's wedding vows on her ribcage. While attending the Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago over the weekend, the "Can't Fight the Moonlight" hitmaker got the help of a Code of Conduct tattoo artist in putting on a stencil of her husband's promise to her.

"You gave me the courage to be truthful, I promise to give you the comfort to be trustful," read the 28-year-old's new body art. She later took to Twitter to explain about the ink, "Too funny! I got a stencil not a tattoo! Its not 'news'... however, I can't get it off. In search if rubbing alcohol I think!" In another tweet, she wrote, "I was just trying something, playing."
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Scotty McCreery's 'I Love You This Big' Music Video Premieres


August 09, 2011 07:06:13 GMT


Scotty McCreery has debuted a music video for his record-breaking debut single "I Love You This Big". The clip features his live performance in an intimate gig for a group of people around the neighborhood. Fireworks set off in the air give some more summer seasonal flavors to it.

"This is pretty insane," the Mercury Nashville artist said of how he felt about having his first-ever music video. "All the hard work has been put into this and now I'm sitting here doing my first music video. It's just a really cool thing to finally be here."
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Evanescence Return With Brand New Single 'What You Want'


August 09, 2011 06:41:58 GMT


Evanescence are back from their hiatus by releasing a fresh song called "What You Want". A furious, yet radio-friendly rock song, it opens with drum-smacking sound and kicks in with Amy Lee's powerful voice which helps punctuate the vibes.

"What You Want" is recorded for the band's upcoming studio album "Evanescence". Amy said of the song in a recent interview with MTV, "It's got a cool meaning, a lot of great lyrics going on, it also just smacks you right in the face and it's heavy and it's great."
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Kim Kardashian's Mother Renews Wedding Vows With Bruce Jenner

August 09, 2011 06:27:54 GMT


Kim Kardashian's parents have set an example for the reality star who will marry fiance Kris Humphries in the coming week. Months before Kim says her "I do", her mother Kris Jenner and step-father Bruce Jenner commemorated their 20th anniversary by renewing their wedding vows.

According to Us Magazine, the couple exchanged vows and rings while in Bora Bora for a family trip in late April and early May. The ceremony, attended by Kim, Rob Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Kylie Jenner and Kendall Jenner, was officiated by a Tahitian priest on a hilltop at the Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort and Spa.
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Syfy Cancels 'Eureka' Despite Sixth Season Plans

August 09, 2011 06:21:58 GMT


"Eureka" season 5, which is currently in production, will be the last for the show. Syfy has just announced its decision to cancel the drama comedy series although it previously ordered six episodes for a sixth season, which was believed to be the last. "After painstaking consideration, we have had to make the difficult business decision to not order a season six of Eureka," so the network says in a statement.

Just a few days before, Mark Stern, president of programing at Syfy, said they were hopeful that the show would continue beyond the fifth season. "Although we do not have a commitment beyond six episodes for the sixth season, we are hopeful that this will not be the end of the franchise," he stated when confirming the six-episode season 6.
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Anne Hathaway Dazzling at New York Premiere of 'One Day'

August 09, 2011 06:04:39 GMT


Anne Hathaway is the belle of the ball at the premiere of her latest drama "One Day". The actress, who is currently busy filming "The Dark Knight Rises", stole the spotlight in a strapless black Alexander McQueen dress when hitting the red carpet rolled out in front of the AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13 Theater in New York City.

Looking stunning in the dress with gold accents around the bust area, Hathaway finished off her look with Tiffany & Co. jewelry and a pair of Christian Louboutin heels. On the red carpet, she shared a laugh and posed together with co-star Jim Sturgess, who looked sleek in three-piece suit.
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Leona Lewis' 'Collide' Yanked Off Radio as Plagiarism Case Goes to Court


August 09, 2011 05:35:16 GMT


Leona Lewis might need to get herself another new single for the first offering of her upcoming third studio album. Rumor has it, the former winner of "The X Factor" was recently forced to remove her newly-released song "Collide" from radio playlists due to copyright infringement accusation.

The removal was made shortly after complaint was filed by DJ Avicii in a London court. His label Ministry of Sound issued a statement regarding the legal action, "Avicii is an up-and-coming talent; we think he should be given a fair crack at making this record the hit it deserves to be."
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Nucky Gets Too Much Attention in New 'Boardwalk Empire' Season 2 Teaser

August 09, 2011 04:47:59 GMT


HBO has debuted a new official teaser for "Boardwalk Empire" season 2. Putting its highlight on Enoch "Nucky" Thompson, the preview follows the corrupt politician who grows uncomfortable when people pay attention to him and begin calling his name on the street. Nucky gets a bit paranoid when James "Jimmy" Darmody approaches, but it is soon revealed that it is all just in his imagination.

In the new chapter, Jimmy expands his business in Atlantic City while Nucky is not going down without a fight. Nucky threatens to ruin his competitors, but the stakes seem much more pitted against him. As soon as the second season kicks off, viewers can see Steve Buscemi's character being rocked by an insurrection among his inner circle.
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David Guetta's 'I Can Only Imagine' Ft. Chris Brown and Lil Wayne

August 09, 2011 04:26:29 GMT


Another fresh material from David Guetta's next studio installment "Nothing but the Beat" has been unleashed. Titled "I Can Only Imagine", it features Chris Brown singing the hook and Lil Wayne tackling the rapping part over the upbeat tune spun by the French DJ.

"Where you been? Where you been all my life," Breezy kicks in the dance track by crooning some broody lines over mellow tune. Then, more upbeat sound follows and he jumps into it by singing more lyrics. "It's obvious that I want something from you/ You know what, what I wanna do, do, do," he cooes.
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Report: Sarah Palin Becomes Grandmother for a Second Time

August 09, 2011 04:14:22 GMT


Sarah Palin has welcomed the arrival of another grandchild, it has been reported. According to journalist Joe McGinniss, a baby girl named Kyla Grace Palin was born on Sunday night, August 7. The newborn is the first daughter to the former vice presidential candidate's eldest son, Track, and his wife, Britta.

Contradicting the birth date, however, was Radar Online, which claimed that Britta gave birth to Kyla on Saturday, August 6. The gossip site also cited her mother, Elizabeth, as saying, "Kyla Grace is great. She's beautiful. I'm very happy." She added, "I love my daughter and my son-in-law very much."
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Marvel Locks 2014 Release Dates for Two Secret Movies

August 09, 2011 03:53:27 GMT


Marvel heat up the summer 2014 blockbuster race with release dates for two unspecified movies. Disney have claimed May 16, 2014 slot and June 27, 2014 release for two of Marvel's future projects without naming the films.

Disney has additionally set an unspecified Pixar film for May 30, 2014 release. Taking the same route by securing a release date for yet-to-be-shot movie, Lionsgate has just set November 22, 2013 as the day when "The Hunger Games" sequel, Catching Fire", hits theaters. Meanwhile, Sony has dated "The Amazing Spider-Man" sequel for May 2, 2014.
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Cee-Lo Green's 'Cry Baby' Video Sees Jaleel White as Lady Killer

August 09, 2011 03:42:43 GMT


Cee-Lo Green has just made public a music video supporting his newest single "Cry Baby". Being a busy guy with a lot of scheduled performances and other commitments, the Gnarls Barkley star is ruled out of becoming the main star in the clip.

Soon after the premiere, Cee-Lo revealed that the video was filmed without him knowing. "I had no idea they shot a video for cry baby," the Goodie Mob member wrote on Twitter. Though so, he gave his approval, "I hear its cool though."
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Rupert Wyatt Reveals Possible Plots for 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' Sequel

August 09, 2011 03:39:13 GMT


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Following "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" successful debut at box office, talk about the sequel has been brewing. Director Rupert Wyatt recently revealed that he has ideas of plotline should the follow-up project come to fruition.

"There's so much we could do... The ideas I've had are all sorts of things, ranging from Full Metal Jacket with apes...," so Wyatt told Bleeding Cool of his plans for the sequel. "You could start this story again eight years from where we left off, the next generation of apes."
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Kate Gosselin: My Kids Beg on Daily Basis for Me to Remarry

August 09, 2011 03:31:14 GMT


Kate Gosselin is being urged to remarry less than two years after she divorced husband of ten years, Jon Gosselin. When stopping by "Today" on Monday morning, August 8, the "Kate Plus 8" star opened up that her 10-year-old twins and 7-year-old septuplets want a step-father.

"The kids on a daily basis are just begging for me to get married again," spilled the mother of eight. "They bring it up all the time and I'm like, 'I'm not dating anyone.' " In the interview, she said that she's "definitely ready to start dating" again, but admitted there will be a lot of obstacles for her to do so.
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Nicollette Sheridan on Returning to 'Desperate Housewives': Edie Britt Is Dead


August 09, 2011 02:44:13 GMT


Nicollette Sheridan seemingly refuses to put aside her rumored feud with Marc Cherry for the sake of the final season of "Desperate Housewives". Despite the show's creator's plan to pay homage to every character in the last episode, the actress insisted it is impossible for her character Edie Britt to be back on it.

"That's news to me," Sheridan told Kathie Lee Gifford and Billy Bush on "Today" when she was initially asked about Cherry's statement. When Bush pressed her with question about whether or not she will agree if she is asked, the blonde beauty claimed, "I had an amazing time playing that character. I loved her dearly, but they killed her! She's dead."
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Kanye West and Jay-Z's 'Watch the Throne' Predicted to Sell Half a Million Copies

August 09, 2011 02:40:33 GMT


On the day Kanye West and Jay-Z's joint album "Watch the Throne" was released across the United States on August 8, music experts predicted that the CD will pull in huge sale number. According to the experts, the album is on track to sell at least 400,000 to 500,000 copies in its opening week.

If the sale number of the album meets the expectation, it will make a grand entry to Billboard Hot 200 by soaring to the top spot of the U.S. album chart. Also, it would instantly place Kanye and Jay-Z behind Lady GaGa as an act with the second-largest sales week of the year. The Mother Monster holds the record with "Born This Way" which bowed 1.1 million.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Gavin DeGraw Hospitalized Post Brutal Attack in New York City

August 09, 2011 02:34:11 GMT


Gavin DeGraw has ended up in a hospital after a brutal attack on the streets of New York City. Bringing the news to public attention, TMZ reported that the singer, who is known for single "In Love with a Girl", was viciously assaulted by a group of people last Sunday night, August 7.

A representative for the 34-year-old singer told the gossip site that he is still under observation at Bellevue Hospital. The rep refused to dish on the singer's injuries, but RumorFix claimed that he suffered among others, facial cuts and a broken nose. Accordingly, New York Police Department confirmed that the assault happened on First Avenue between 5th and 6th streets.
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'Dirty Dancing' Choreographer to Direct the Musical Remake

August 09, 2011 02:11:49 GMT


Lionsgate has hired Kenny Ortega, the man behind musical hit "High School Musical", to direct a big-screen remake of "Dirty Dancing". Ortega himself was a choreographer of the original 1987 movie.

"The opportunity to direct 'Dirty Dancing' is like returning home for me," Ortega said on being attached to work on the upcoming film. He added, "Growing up in the 60's on the dance floor helped define me as a person and as an artist."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Vienna Girardi Looks to Move In Together With Kasey Kahl

August 09, 2011 02:00:15 GMT


Vienna Girardi is looking to share a new Los Angeles home with boyfriend Kasey Kahl. The former fiancee of Jake Pavelka broke the news of them moving in together when attending the ABC Television Critics Association press tour party on Sunday night, August 7.

The season two contestant of "Bachelor Pad" told PEOPLE, "We are looking at apartments and will take the next step in our relationship." She additionally dished on what she is looking for in an apartment as saying, "I want new appliances because I love to cook, and a nice kitchen, and a big closet, then I'm happy."
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'Hunger Games' Reveals Two New Stills and Release Date for Its Sequel


August 09, 2011 01:49:45 GMT


Two fresh images from "The Hunger Games" have just been unveiled by Lionsgate. One features Jennifer Lawrence's Katniss Everdeen crouching on the ground with a quiver full of arrows on her back. She wears all-black ensemble, sports a side braided hair and has some minor cuts and bruises on her neck.

Another image sees one of Katniss' suitors, Peeta, who looks a bit worse than her. In the picture, the character played by Josh Hutcherson is seen lying on the ground with his face covered with more prominent bruises than those of Katniss. Those two images see them in the arena of Hunger Games fighting for survival.
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First Set Picture From 'Mad Men' Season 5 With Jon Hamm and Elisabeth Moss

August 09, 2011 01:42:27 GMT


Jon Hamm has slipped into director's shoes for "Mad Men" season 5 premiere. The lead actor of the critically acclaimed AMC series has been back on the set to take on the helming duty and was pictured giving a direction to Elisabeth Moss, while co-producer Marcy Patterson, photography director Christopher Manley and executive producer Matthew Weiner were watching.

The photo, which makes its way out via Entertainment Weekly, was taken during the rehearsal shot in Joan Harris' office. Gushing on what he was doing in the image, Ham said, "I don't remember if we were discussing a scene or Albert Pujols' impending free agency, but suffice to say 'directing' is fun!' "
News > Celebrity Gossip

Kelly Rowland Plays Down Double Nip Slip, Tweets Stuff Happens

August 09, 2011 01:26:09 GMT


Another celebrity has fallen victim to wardrobe malfunction. Just a few days after Nicki Minaj accidentally exposed a proportion of her breasts during a performance on "Good Morning America", Kelly Rowland suffered a more embarrassing mishap with double nip slip, but she took it in stride.

On Sunday, August 7, the former Destiny's Child member performed at Club 4Sixty6 in West Orange, New Jersey, wearing a dominatrix-style top with wide-legged pants. Troubles came when she belted out "Motivation". During the performance, her bra-like top rode up and gave those in attendance quite an eyeful of her breasts.
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Video Premiere: Maroon 5's 'Moves Like Jagger' Ft. Christina Aguilera

August 09, 2011 01:08:02 GMT


Maroon 5's "Moves Like Jagger" music video has made its way out. It features a lot of footage seeing Mick Jagger's moves and shirtless Adam Levine. It also highlights Christina Aguilera doing what she does best, belting out the lyrics.

Talking about what he meant with "Moves Like Jagger", Adam previously said, "[His moves are] a very carefully calculated, but slightly spastic, incredible rhythmic experience, in which all of your limbs and every bone in your body is moving at completely different times, and it's impossible to re-create. Nobody has moves like Jagger, that's kind of the point."
 
 
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