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August 16, 2011

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Police Confirms 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Star's Death


August 16, 2011 16:13:23 GMT


Russell Armstrong, who appeared on "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" for being married to the reality show's star Taylor Armstrong, was found dead hanging in his bedroom. Investigators found no foul play on the scene, leading to the speculation that the 47-year-old committed suicide.

"I can confirm that Mr. Armstrong was found dead from an apparent hanging in a residence on Mulholland Drive," LAPD spokesman Richard French told People. No suicide note was found on the scene, sources said.
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Jon Gosselin Responds to 'Kate Plus 8' Cancellation: I'm Very Relieved

August 16, 2011 15:45:03 GMT


One person who cheers upon the cancellation of TLC's "Kate Plus 8" is Jon Gosselin. The ex-husband of the reality show's star Kate Gosselin is "very relieved" now that the show comes to an end because his children can now lead a "normal life".

The cancellation was announced on Monday, August 15 and Kate said that she and the kids were sad but still look forward to other endeavors. Jon has been against the show since it was relaunched last year, saying that his twins and sextuplets have been exposed too much to the public. He even prevented TLC from filming his kids for a while.
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Mel Gibson and Oksana Grigorieva Fighting Over Daughter's Education

August 16, 2011 15:18:09 GMT


Mel Gibson and ex lover Oksana Grigorieva are at each other's throat again after finding out that they have disagreed where their 22-month-old daughter should go. The actor reportedly does not want to drive all the way to San Fernando Valley to pick up Lucia from a private school Oksana has chosen.

Mel is based in Malibu and has to drive hours to drop and pick their daughter. He is asking for a school which is fair distance-wise for both of them. TMZ reported that Oksana still wants a sole custody of Lucia while Mel thought that 50/50 share would solve most of their problems. The Russian singer allegedly is still bitter towards her ex and would rather drag him down to the mud.
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KISS' Participation in Michael Jackson Tribute Sparks Protests


August 16, 2011 14:42:39 GMT


The intention may be good but it is not taken well. KISS' plan to take part at the Michael Jackson tribute concert on October 8 in Wales is dissed by the King of Pop's fans and Estate because the rock band's member Gene Simmons publicly called Michael a pedophile in 2010.

The bassist once told Classic Rock, "Where there's smoke, there's fire. There's no question in my mind he molested those kids. Not a doubt." He added, "The only sexual references ever made about Michael Jackson that were made by anyone, anywhere around the world, have always been made by kids, and specifically males usually 10 to 14 years of age; never females, that age or older, and never grown men."
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Two New Clips for 'Fright Night' See Bad Neighbor and Murder Plan

August 16, 2011 09:45:37 GMT


In anticipation of its impending release, two new clips from "Fright Night" have been unleashed. The first clip titled "Your Son Is Harassing Me" sees Jerry Dandrige trying to get into Jane Brewster's house and talk to her. However, Jane's son, Charlie, convinces her so hard to ignore Jerry because he believes Jerry is not a good guy.

The other clip which is called "Let's Go Kill Something", meanwhile, puts its highlight on Peter Vincent who bumps into Charlie in a dark room. Peter then reveals that he's got various weapons hidden under his jacket. With a devilish look in his eyes, Peter asks Charley to join him to enter what looks like a hidden chamber.
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Lady GaGa Partners With Barneys for Holiday Campaign

August 16, 2011 09:33:52 GMT


Lady GaGa is giving Christmas a makeover. Barneys New York has announced on Monday, August 15 that the department store are teaming up with the "Born This Way" hitmaker for a holiday campaign called "GaGa's Workshop", which will serve as her interpretation of Santa's workshop.

The 25-year-old singer will get some creative assistance from Eli Sudbrack and Christophe Hamaide Pierson of Assume Vivid Astro Focus, as well as her fashion director Nicola Formichetti for the project. She will take over the entire fifth floor of Barneys' Madison Avenue flagship men's store starting in mid-November.
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'Grey's Anatomy' Season 8 Premiere Preview: Meredith in Remorse


August 16, 2011 09:15:04 GMT


When "Grey's Anatomy" returns on September 22, Meredith will get her punishment after tampering with Derek's Alzheimer's drug trial. In a new promo for the special two-hour premiere of season 8, the mother of one receives the bad news from Dr. Richard Webber that she is fired, leading her to regret what she did.

The preview video also reminds fans about Cristina's stance on motherhood since she is heard saying, "I really don't wanna be a mother, I wanna be a surgeon." Hatred and romance are also going to be seen in the first two episodes, with more dramas occuring inside and outside the surgery room.
News > Movie News

'Avengers' Filming Features Explosion and Panic Attack

August 16, 2011 08:55:29 GMT


"The Avengers" has begin its first shooting day in East Ninth Street, Ohio early on Monday, August 15. In a newly-shared YouTube video, it can be seen how the street was transformed into the 42nd Street of New York City and being hit by a massive explosion that made a panic attack in the city during the production.

In addition to the video, several new on-set images, which give sneak peeks to some astounding special effects used in the movie, have also arrived on the web. The pictures give a look at NYC yellow cabs and cars that are being blown into the air by a destructive explosion. A heavy damage is also spotted on the set with ruined buildings as the background.
News > Music News

Lady GaGa Tweets Picture of Her Battered Feet From 'You and I' Video

August 16, 2011 08:47:53 GMT


Lady GaGa gives a sneak peek at her upcoming "You and I" music video by tweeting a picture of her banged-up, dirty feet which are strapped in a pair of black high heels. The bruises are meant as a courtesy of the long walk she takes to get back to her lover.

"The [video is about the] idea that when you're away from someone you love, it's torture," she once said. "I knew I wanted the video to be about me sprinting back and walking hundreds of thousands of miles [ from New York City to Nebraska] to get him back."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Miley Cyrus Beats Justin Bieber to Be Celebrity Bowling Hall of Fame Inductee


August 16, 2011 08:46:25 GMT


Miley Cyrus has secured her inducted into the Celebrity Bowling Hall of Fame. Collecting 42% of votes that was cast between July 12 and August 6 this year, the former "Hannah Montana" star beat out strong contender Justin Bieber, who trailed behind with 30% of votes.

Steve Johnson, executive director of the Bowling Proprietors' Association of America, admitted to have predicted the battle between the two stars. He said in a press release, "We knew that with mega stars such as Miley Cyrus and Justin Bieber in our line-up that this year's race would be a close one."
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Demi Lovato Takes a Tumble When Performing at Do Something Awards


August 16, 2011 08:01:22 GMT


Demi Lovato reportedly opened and closed her performance at Do Something Awards with a hiccup. Words are, the "Camp Rock" actress tripped when walking to the center of the stage and took a tumble again when making her exit after the performance was over.

A source told Hollywood Life, "Demi's long, beautiful dress got caught in one of her violinist's chairs when she was walking on stage to sing 'Skyscraper'." The source added, "She noticed some of us giving her the thumbs up and returned the thumbs up and smiled."
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Video: Former Ashley Hebert Suitor Finds Love on 'Bachelor Pad'

August 16, 2011 07:59:26 GMT


Ames Brown dropped out of the contention to win $250,000 on "Bachelor Pad", but he went home with another prize. In the Monday, August 15 episode, the star of latest season of "The Bachelorette" walked out of the show voluntarily to follow his new girlfriend Jackie Gordon.

Jackie was sent packing since she did not get a rose from this week's male challenge winner, Michael Stagliano. Acting like a gentleman, Ames walked her to the awaiting limo. But when the car started driving off the pad, the former suitor of Ashley Hebert waved goodbye to the other contestants and ran into the limo.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Colton Haynes of 'Teen Wolf' Coy About Lauren Conrad Romance Rumors

August 16, 2011 07:39:08 GMT


Colton Haynes is playing it coy when it comes to his rumored romance with Lauren Conrad. Dropping by Ryan Seacrest's KIIS FM radio show last Monday, August 15, the Jackson Whittemore of "Teen Wolf" neither denied nor confirmed recent reports of them flirting.

Inquired about the photos of him hanging out with the former star of "The Hills", the 23-year-old responded, "I've known Lauren for about four-and-a-half years now. We're really good friends." When Ryan said, "She's cute," he went accord. "She definitely is," he said before adding, "She's definitely smart. She might have more jobs than you!"
News > Movie News

'Man of Steel': First Look at Amy Adams as Lois Lane in Photo and Video


August 16, 2011 06:47:00 GMT


Amy Adams has shown up on the set of "Man of Steel" in Planos, Illinois on Monday, August 15. Sporting a casual look, she dressed in a jacket and a pair of jeans reportedly to portray her character Lois Lane.

In addition to a series of pictures, a video allegedly featuring Adams when she filmed her scene in the small town, which is transformed into Smallville, also hits the web. The video sees the 36-year-old actress stopping by a gas station to fuel a red car.
News > Music News

Eminem Crowned King of Hip-Hop, Beating Kanye West and Jay-Z


August 16, 2011 06:39:27 GMT


Eminem is named the most successful rapper by Rolling Stone. While the Slim Shady beats Kanye West and Jay-Z on the list, he fell short on Forbes' Hip-Hop "Cash Kings" list as Kanye occupies the third spot and Jigga sits at the first place.

In deciding the King of Hip-Hop, Rolling Stone gathered data from 2009 through the first seven months of 2011. They ranked 20 solo rappers who have dropped an album during the period of time, and looked at their album sales, R&B/hip-hop and rap charts, popularity in social media, concert grosses, awards and critics' ratings.
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Adam Carolla on His Anti-Gay Comments: I'm Comedian, Not Politician

August 16, 2011 06:39:14 GMT


Adam Carolla has landed in hot water with LGBT media watchdog groups. The former "Loveline" co-host was accused by GLAAD of "gross intolerance" for the offensive comments he made on his recent podcast for "The Adam Carolla Show". Afterward, he issued some sort of apology.

Through his representative, the 47-year-old told EW, "I'm sorry my comments were hurtful." Still, he added, "I'm a comedian, not a politician." GLAAD has since responded to the half-hearted apology by issuing a statement that continues to berate the radio host.
News > Movie News

Bradley Cooper Leaving 'The Crow', Mark Wahlberg Being Considered to Replace

August 16, 2011 05:43:06 GMT


Bradley Cooper won't be playing Eric Draven in "The Crow" as planned. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the "Limitless" actor has decided to walk away from the Juan Carlos Fresnadillo-directed remake film because of scheduling conflicts.

The upcoming supernatural action film is actually expected to begin shooting in the first quarter of 2012, but Cooper still has two other projects on his sleeves. He is set to start filming "The Silver Linings Playbook" this fall, before moving forward with "Paradise Lost" in early next year.
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'Lying Game' 1.02 Preview: Will the Imposter Reveal Her True Identity?

August 16, 2011 04:59:13 GMT


In the second episode of "The Lying Game", Emma continues assuming the identity of Sutton when there is no word from her newfound twin sister. Being distracted by her concern about Sutton's safety, Emma starts to let pieces of her own personality emerge, but her friends and family are enjoying the change in Sutton's character.

Meanwhile, to please the father she never had, Emma must learn to ballroom dance for the annual father-daughter dance. Ethan offers to help Emma, but he risks revealing his and Sutton's secret relationship.
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Teen Bride Courtney Stodden Channels Pamela Anderson in Swimsuit Photos


August 16, 2011 04:47:38 GMT


Courtney Stodden is offering a look at her best impersonation of "Baywatch" hottie Pamela Anderson. The teen wife of "Lost" actor Doug Hutchison recently slipped on a tight, red one-piece that resembles Pam's high-crotch bathing suit for a photo shoot, and posted the result on her Facebook page.

Aside from putting the snapshots in an album titled "Court Does Pam", the 16-year-old also took to Twitter to share one of them with a message that read, "Just completed my session; Court does Pam! XO's" Hours before that, she tweeted, "A soft sensation sweetly kisses my body as I prepare for a sexy hot photo shoot this afternoon. What a breathtaking morning it has been! ;-)"
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Video Premiere: Jason Derulo's 'It Girl'

August 16, 2011 04:44:46 GMT


Jason Derulo has debuted his "It Girl" music video in full. Directed by Colin Tilley, the clip sees the "Watcha Say" hitmaker showing off his smooth moves. He also cozies up and flirts with the girl of his dreams which is played by "One Life to Live" actress Tika Sumpter.

"It Girl" is recorded for Derulo's upcoming studio album "Future History". Talking about the single, he explained it's to describe "someone who is selfless, someone who's always thinking about others before she thinks about herself."
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Beyonce Kicks Off Her '4 Intimate Nights' at Roseland Ballroom

August 16, 2011 04:23:07 GMT


Beyonce Knowles owned the night on the first day of her "4 Intimate Nights" concert series at Roseland Ballroom in New York City. Dazzling in a glittery mini-dress, she greeted the crowd by saying "I just want to have a good time with y'all." She then opened the gig with Jackson Five's "I Wanna Be Where You Are".

The wife of Jay-Z proceeded to performing a variety of her hits with Destiny's Child. She sang such singles as "Say My Name", "Independent Women" as well as "Survivor", and also delivered "Bootylicious". "I'm gonna write a song that celebrates a woman's curves," she said before charging into the 2001 song.
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MTV Renews 'Awkward' for Season 2


August 16, 2011 04:10:43 GMT


As it was anticipated, MTV officially renewed comedy series "Awkward" for season 2. The network has ordered 12 episodes for the new chapter which is slated to debut in early 2012. "We love the show and Awkward's comedic voice really shines through in such a brilliant way in these episodes," MTV head of programming David Janollari gushed about the show.

The news comes on the heels of a high rating for the teen series. It drew 1.9 million viewers on Tuesday, August 9, up from the 1.7 million who tuned in the July 19 series premiere. Last week's episode also drew 2.0 rating, up 21 percent from the week before.
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Tara Reid's Wedding Photo Comes Out, Reveals Zack Kahayov as Husband

August 16, 2011 03:52:32 GMT


The first photo from Tara Reid's wedding in Greece over the weekend has been shared. Courtesy of Life & Style, the snapshot captures the "American Pie" actress and new husband, Zack Kehayov, in all-white ensemble as they pose together during sunset.

Looking relax and happy, the 35-year-old actress wears a belly-baring shirt under a white jacket, and combines them with a flowing skirt. On her right hand, she is clutching a bouquet of white roses. The wedding took place last Saturday, August 13 on the Greek isle of Santorini.
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Leah Remini, Holly Robinson Peete Might Quit 'The Talk'


August 16, 2011 03:25:33 GMT


"The Talk" might undergo hosting changes in season 2. Sources say Leah Remini and Holly Robinson Peete are not expected to return for the upcoming second season since their options have not been picked up, while the show evaluates its creative direction.

Meanwhile, the CBS talk show has renewed deals for other co-hosts Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne and Julie Chen. Sharon, however, will only return after the fall because she wants to spend some time off with her husband Ozzy Osbourne.
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Kim Kardashian Reveals What Worries Her About Her Wedding Day

August 16, 2011 03:05:00 GMT


While she seems to be very calm as her wedding day approaches, Kim Kardashian apparently hides some worries of her own about the big day. The "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star revealed at VH1's Do Something Awards Sunday, August 14 that she fears having to walk down the aisle by herself.

Speaking to "Extra" host Mario Lopez, the reality star admitted, "I was so nervous to walk down the aisle by myself." She went on to share, "For some reason I wasn't thinking, like, 'Oh, Bruce will be there right with me,' so I was thinking, 'I'm gonna fall, I'm gonna faint, oh my God, my train!"
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'Spider-Man' Musical Actor Locks Jeff Buckley Role in Jake Scott-Directed Biopic

August 16, 2011 02:49:16 GMT


The Jake Scott version of Jeff Buckley biopic has finally found its leading man. The "Welcome to the Rileys" director has chosen Reeve Carney to portray the late musician in the project which is still untitled.

Explaining his reason to pick the 28-year-old actor, who sounds not familiar in Hollywood, Scott said, "We are excited to have found in Reeve the perfect combination of musical prodigy, impish charm, innate intelligence and sensitivity to play Jeff." Carney himself is best known for playing Peter Parker a.k.a Spider-Man in the Broadway show "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark".
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Brad Pitt In Talks to Play Elite Assassin in 'The Gray Man'

August 16, 2011 02:39:15 GMT


Brad Pitt is reportedly in negotiation to tackle the main role in New Regency's new project "The Gray Man". The "Inglourious Basterds" actor is said to play a CIA agent-turned-elite assassin who is on the run when his last job goes bad. While dodging the forces who are out to get him, he has to keep his family safe.

The movie is based on Mark Greaney's thriller novel of the same name. Adam Cozad will provide the script, and Pitt's Plan B partner Dede Gardner will serve as a producer along with Stephen Garrett of Shine. James Gray, meanwhile, is tapped to sit behind the lens.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Video: Taylor Swift Accidentally Exposes Granny Panties During Concert


August 16, 2011 02:24:58 GMT


Joining a list of celebrities who have fallen victim to wardrobe malfunction, Taylor Swift had a Marilyn Monroe moment during a recent St. Louis concert. When taking the stage last Saturday, August 13, the "Mine" hitmaker accidentally exposed the nude granny panties she was wearing underneath her blue dress.

The 21-year-old country singer was belting out her hit single "You Belong With Me" when a wind machine on the stage blew up her dress. Handling the situation like a pro, she quickly backed out of the wind path and continued to sing. A part of the back of her dress, however, stayed up for quite a while following the little mishap before she smoothed it down.
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No 'Days of Our Lives' for Jennifer Aniston

August 16, 2011 02:19:57 GMT


Jennifer Aniston is not coming to "Days of Our Lives" despite recent news which said otherwise. A representative for the "Just Go With It" beauty has denied that she will appear in several episodes of the NBC daytime drama series, saying there was no truth to the rumors.

Previously, it was reported that Jennifer will lend her power to save the soap opera starring her father John Aniston, which is on the edge of being axed due to poor ratings. The Rachel of sitcom "Friends" was said to portray a "frazzled" wedding planner who will help her father's character Victor Kiriakis get married.
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Adam Levine: Being Naked Feels Really Natural to Me

August 16, 2011 01:43:28 GMT


Adam Levine believes that his birthday suit fits him best. Injecting a dose of his sexiness to the September issue of OUT magazine, the Maroon 5 frontman takes off his shirt for the photo shoot and shares in the accompanying interview, "I just love being as naked as possible all the time - it feels really natural to me."

Having said that, the mentor for "The Voice" claims that he is so "extremely comfortable" in his sexuality that he can think, "Oh, that's a good-looking dude." He further points out, "Acknowledging that someone's attractive and wanting to f**k a dude are two different things." Still, he stressed, "There's no way to hide my straightness."
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'Kate Plus 8' Canceled, Kate Gosselin Looking Forward to 'Bright Future'


August 16, 2011 01:43:00 GMT


TLC has pulled the plug on "Kate Plus 8". The network announced on Monday, August 15 that it decided not to renew the show, which was previously called "Jon & Kate Plus 8", for another season.

Kate Gosselin later took it to Twitter to respond to the show's cancellation. "We've had a great run! Six years of whirlwind funfilled adventures thanks to TLC and our many many supportive &diehard fans!" she wrote in a series of posts.
News > Music News

Amy Winehouse to Be Remembered in 2011 MTV VMAs Special Tribute

August 16, 2011 01:33:37 GMT


Organizers for 2011 MTV Video Music Awards have been "talking about acknowledging" Amy Winehouse when the show is televised live at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on August 28. "We had a great history with Amy," VMAs executive producer Amy Doyle told Billboard. "She was very near and dear to us."

Last month one day after Winehouse was cremated, MTV paid homage to the late singer by broadcasting a special tribute concert which was stuffed with her rarely-seen performances from the year of 2007 when she was at the height of her superstardom.
 
 
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