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August 17, 2011

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Gerard Depardieu Kicked Off Plane for Pissing on Board


August 17, 2011 16:43:35 GMT


Those boarding Air France jet on Tuesday, August 16 flight from Paris to Dublin got more than what they bargained for, in an unpleasant way. French actor Gerard Depardieu pissed on the plane's carpet right in front of other passengers, reportedly because he could not wait 15 minutes until the lavatory is available.

The "Cyrano de Bergerac" star was on a plane which was delayed on the ground. He was heard saying "I need to piss, I need to piss" in French but a flight attendant told him that he had to wait 15 minutes because the flight was about to take off. Depardieu, who allegedly appeared intoxicated, unzipped his pants and relieved himself on the aisle carpet.
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New Videos: Keith Urban's 'Long Hot Summer', B.o.B's 'High Life'

August 17, 2011 08:56:32 GMT


Both Keith Urban and B.o.B premiere their music videos almost at the same time. The country music crooner debuts a clip for his latest single "Long Hot Summer", while the rapper releases visuals for his mixtape track "High Life".

In "Long Hot Summer", Urban goes to the beach, jamming with his band in the sand during a warm day. "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" actress Summer Glau stars in the video, playing a girl in convertible.
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First Trailer for Modern Spy Thriller 'Page Eight' Feat. Rachel Weisz

August 17, 2011 08:46:52 GMT


Trust and safety collide with spy world in "Page Eight" which has just been previewed in a trailer. It follows a long-serving MI5 officer, Johnny Worricker, who is suspicious about his next-door neighbor and political activist Nancy Pierpan, whom he encounters after the sudden death of his boss and best friend Benedict Baron.

Baron leaves an inexplicable file, which threatens the stability of the organization. Set in London and Cambridge, the story addresses intelligence issues and moral dilemmas peculiar to the new century.
News > Movie News

Creepy Teaser Trailer for Daniel Radcliffe's 'Woman in Black' Unleashed

August 17, 2011 08:38:52 GMT


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A brand new teaser trailer for "The Woman in Black" has made its way out. Courtesy of Yahoo! Movies, the sneak peek into CBS Films' horror thriller gives an idea how bone-chilling the movie will be. With a background narration by a girl, it teases scenes wherein Daniel Radcliffe experiences spooky events inside a haunted mansion.

Daniel takes on the role of Arthur Kipps, a young lawyer who travels to a remote village to attend to the affairs of the recently deceased owner of Eel Marsh House. He soon discovers that woman in black is terrorizing the locals. When those closest to him become threatened by the vengeful ghost, he is forced to find a way to break the cycle of terror.
News > Music News

New Songs: Lady Antebellum's 'We Owned the Night', Jessie J's 'Domino'


August 17, 2011 08:19:03 GMT


Two brand new songs from two different music acts have been released. One of the fresh materials is called "We Owned the Night" and performed by Lady Antebellum, while the other is titled "Domino" and sung by Jessie J.

A crunchy, country pop single, "We Owned the Night" features Charles Kelley on the lead. "Tell me have you ever wanted/ Someone so much it hurts/ Your lips keep trying to speak/ But you can't just find the words," he sings over the mandolin-driven tune.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Take Kids to Scotland on Private Train

August 17, 2011 07:46:24 GMT


Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are providing their children with a new experience of traveling. On Tuesday, August 16, the Hollywood power couple took their children aboard a private train for a five-hour journey from London, England to Glasgow, Scotland. They arrived at Glasgow Central Station at 2:30 P.M..

"Three cars suddenly drove onto the platform from the street, pulled up alongside the train and then they all got out," an eyewitness told PEOPLE. "Brad was in one car with some of the kids and Angelina was in another with the others. They were all smiling and looked really happy, but then I suppose it's not every day that a kid gets to have their own train to play with!"
News > Movie News

Dakota Fanning Is Young Bride in Emma Thompson's 'Effie'


August 17, 2011 07:43:25 GMT


Dakota Fanning will walk down the aisle in "Effie". The actress, who turned 17 last February, is set to portray the titular character in the period biopic, written by Emma Thompson, about the unfortunate marriage between Euphemia Gray (Effie) and art critic John Ruskin in 1840's London.

Effie was 17 years old when tying the knot with Ruskin. Despite her beauty, Ruskin never consumated their marriage, which lasted for five years, because he was disgusted with her body. After suffering through a loveless marriage, Effie fell in love with Ruskin's protege, painter John Everett Milias, and married him.
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Leona Lewis Settles 'Collide' Drama, Credits Avicii as Collaboration Partner


August 17, 2011 07:29:20 GMT


Leona Lewis has finally resolved drama surrounding her brand new single "Collide". The former winner of "The X Factor" was previously accused of ripping off Avicii's song. When she denied the copyright infringement accusation, a legal complaint was filed by the Swedish disc jokey.

According to the Guardian, both parties reached an 11th-hour agreement on Monday, August 15, just hours before the case was due to be heard at the high court in London. They declined to open up their terms of the agreement, but disclosed official release date for "Collide".
News > Celebrity Gossip

Arnold Schwarzenegger's Love Child Snapped Hitting the Waves

August 17, 2011 07:05:47 GMT


Arnold Schwarzenegger's love child has got a little bit of fun playing in the surf over the weekend. Joseph Baena was photographed hitting the waves in a beach in Malibu around a month after the former California governor's other son, Christopher, got seriously injured in a boogie boarding accident.

One of the pictures, obtained by TMZ, captures Joseph sporting a grin in his face as he walked away from the sea with his boogie board in hand. The gossip site additionally reported that the beach where the 13-year-old boy went boogie boarding is less than a mile away from where Christopher had his accident back in July.
News > TV News

'Sex and the City' Prequel May Land on The CW

August 17, 2011 06:50:45 GMT


"Sex and the City" prequel is likely going to happen despite objection from some people working on the previous projects. But unlike rumors which said it would be turned into a movie, Candice Bushnell's "The Carrie Diaries" will be turned into a new TV series, possibly via The CW.

HBO actually owns the rights to "The Carrie Diaries" because it adapted "SATC" into the hit series. However, since the story about younger Carrie Bradshaw would not fit the network's targeted audience, it is looking for another outlet for the potential series.
News > Movie News

New 'Immortals' Trailer Features Old Zeus' Voiceover to Help Explain the Plot

August 17, 2011 06:44:08 GMT


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The third trailer from "Immortals" has been unleashed. Although it's mostly stuffed with footage from the first and second previously-released trailers, this new sneak peek helps moviegoers understand the plot better since it features voiceover by John Hurt who plays the Old Zeus.

The older and earthly manifestation of Zeus said that a long time ago there was a war in heaven. The victors declared themselves gods while the vanquish were renamed Titans and forever imprisoned deep inside the mountain. King Hyperion and his legions seek to unleash the Titans and wage war upon the world.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Kobe Bryant Prepared to Defend Against Church Assault Allegation

August 17, 2011 06:19:57 GMT


Kobe Bryant is speaking out against an assault allegation. The shooting guard for the Los Angeles Lakers was accused of roughing up a young man during a confrontation at St. Therese of Carmel Church in San Diego last Sunday, August 14, but he has through his attorney claimed his innocence.

In a statement issued on Tuesday, August 16, attorney Mark Campbell acknowledged, "Mr. Bryant is aware of the baseless allegations asserted against him." He added that the 32-year-old NBA star "is prepared to defend against them fully." The lawyer also identified the accuser as Thomas Hagos.
News > TV News

Former Miss Delaware Wins 'MasterChef' Season 2

August 17, 2011 05:24:34 GMT


Jennifer Behm ended season 2 of "MasterChef" with a victory on her part. The former real estate agent won in the Tuesday (August 16) finale which left Adrien Nieto and Christian Collins as the other remaining finalists.

Collins was kicked out early in the episode after he failed to impress judges in the last elimination test. For the challenge, they were required to make a dish with Joe Bastiani's favorite ingredients, but Collins forgot to get one ingredient for his menu of Veal, mashed potatoes and vegetables.
News > Music News

Kanye West and Jay-Z Break Coldplay's Digital Record, Reveal Anti-Leak Secret

August 17, 2011 05:23:38 GMT


Kanye West and Jay-Z are celebrating a new record, thanks to huge sale number of their newly-released joint album "Watch the Throne". The rap duo sold the album exclusively on iTunes and pulled in around 290,000 downloads, scoring best first-week digital sales on the retailer.

The high-profile rappers broke previous record held by Coldplay three years ago. Back in 2008, the Chris Martin-fronted band scored the accolade by garnering 282,000 iTunes downloads of their album "Viva La Vida", and shifted a total of 288,000 downloads including from other sellers.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Jessica Simpson Insists She's Not 'Drunk Swaying' at Adele's Concert

August 17, 2011 04:43:00 GMT


Jessica Simpson did not have one too many drink when watching Adele performed at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles last Monday night, August 15. The fiancee of former NFL player Eric Johnson (II) has made use of her Twitter account to clarify recent rumor that suggested she was dancing drunk during the show.

"There are rumors that I was 'drunk swaying' at the Adele concert last night," so the songstress, who also hosted "The Price of Beauty", began the tweet she posted on Tuesday, August 16. She went on to deny she was drunk and wrote, "That wasn't drunk swaying, that was professional dancing!"
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'Pretty Little Liars' 2.11 Preview: Dr. Sullivan Knows Who 'A' Is

August 17, 2011 04:30:39 GMT


Confession is the theme in the next episode of "Pretty Little Liars". Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer will finally share their secrets about "A" to Dr. Anne Sullivan as she is the only person they have come to trust. The therapist, in return, may help the Liars to reveal the identity of "A" since she is heard saying, "I know who 'A' is."

The girls get a sense of relief and Emily finds a new sense of courage after revealing the torment that "A" has put them through to someone else. But now that Dr. Sullivan is aware of "A", it is possible that she will be the next target of "A".
News > Music News

Organizers Agree With Michael Jackson's Fans, Remove KISS From Line-Up

August 17, 2011 04:03:58 GMT


Organizers for Michael Jackson tribute concert have apologized for recruiting KISS as one of the performers at the upcoming remembrance event. They admitted that the booking was an "oversight" on their part, and quickly fixed it up by removing the masked hard rock band from the line-up.

"We have listened to Michael's fans and are grateful to have been alerted to some unfortunate statements made by Gene Simmons about Michael," said Global Events Live CEO Chris Hunt. "Under the circumstances we fully agree that even though KISS is a band Michael admired its members should not appear in our tribute concert."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Sugarland Plan Memorial Service for Victims of Indiana Stage Collapse

August 17, 2011 04:00:55 GMT


Sugarland are going to honor the five fans who died when a stage at the Indiana State Fairgrounds collapsed just before they performed last Saturday, August 13. In a letter they posted on their website on Tuesday, August 16, Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush announced their plan for a memorial service.

"We are in the process of planning a private memorial in Indiana, to honor those fans who died," the country duo said. They, however, will wait until the families have gone through their own services and memorials. "Until that time we are holding vigil for them," they added. "We join them on their mourning benches. And we stand in the gap asking God to offer them peace and healing."
News > Movie News

New On-Set Video of 'The Avengers': Captain America Fights Baddies

August 17, 2011 03:47:15 GMT


Chris Evans once again showed up on the set of "The Avengers" in Cleveland, Ohio on Tuesday, August 16 and he slipped into Captain America's costume to fight the bad guys. In a YouTube video, the Cap is seen standing on a car roof and going head-to-head with two stuntmen who wear motion-capture suits.

One of the baddies is seen holding and attacking Evans' character with a futuristic weaponry. This leads to speculations that alien race, like the Skrull or the Kree, might be featured as the villains in the movie.
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Joe Jonas Announces Fall Tour Dates With Jay Sean

August 17, 2011 03:16:21 GMT


In addition to supporting Britney Spears in ten European shows of her "Femme Fatale" tour, Joe Jonas has also mapped his own traveling show. Instead of hitting the road solo, the lead singer of the Jonas Brothers will collaborate with R&B crooner Jay Sean.

The twosome are going to kick off their joint tour on September 6 at Boston's House of Blues and stay on the road until October 6. They will perform in Chicago, San Francisco, Houston and Tampa among other big cities across North America. Their last stop will be at Best Buy Theater in New York.
News > Celebrity Gossip

'Bachelor Pad 2' Couple Ames Brown and Jackie Gordon Confirm Break-Up

August 17, 2011 02:38:51 GMT


There is no fairy tale ending for Ames Brown and Jackie Gordon. Although Ames was seen choosing Jackie over the chance to win $250,000 on the Monday (August 15) episode "Bachelor Pad", the couple didn't last long off camera. The two confirmed that they are no longer together during a conference call with reporters on Tuesday.

Breaking the news, 31-year-old Ames said, "We had a great time on the show and chose love over money in the competition. We are not still dating but we enjoyed every moment we had together." Having said they dated for only "a couple of weeks", he added, "We just maybe weren't the ideal match."
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'Real Housewives' Cast Told Not to Talk About Russell Armstrong's Death

August 17, 2011 02:31:51 GMT


There may not be a word from the cast of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" for a short while regarding Russell Armstrong's suicide. Words are, Bravo has instructed all stars of the reality show to keep quiet about the tragic death of Taylor Armstrong's estranged husband.

Sources say the network called and sent an email to each cast member of "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" just hours after news of Russell's death hit the headlines. Moreover, it is reported that the shooting schedule for Wednesday, August 17 has been canceled.
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Snooki Confirms She Is Not Joining 'Dancing with the Stars'

August 17, 2011 02:27:21 GMT


Snooki's recent tweet will be enough to stop swirling reports about her possible involvement in "Dancing with the Stars". Denying that she will participate in the show, the 23-year-old wrote on her Twitter, "I love watching Dancing with the Stars but I am not apart of the cast ! Sorry Tweedos."

Beside the "Jersey Shore" star, Queen Latifah had also been constantly rumored to join new season of the dancing competition series. The singer/actress, however, has shot down the speculation as she tweeted on Monday, August 15, "No truth to the rumors of me doing Dancing With the Stars. Love the show though so I'll be watching just like you!"
News > Movie News

Matthew McConaughey to Own Strip Club in Channing Tatum's 'Magic Mike'

August 17, 2011 02:22:46 GMT


Matthew McConaughey reportedly has been tapped in stripper movie "Magic Mike". According to Variety, the "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past" star is said to play a former exotic dancer named Dallas who retires from his job to run a strip club "Xquisite".

McConaughey joins previously-announced cast Channing Tatum and Alex Pettyfer. The 41-year-old actor will be the employer of both Tatum and Pettyfer in the movie which was written based on Tatum's real-life experience of working as a teen stripper.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Taylor Armstrong Present When Estranged Husband's Dead Body Discovered

August 17, 2011 01:57:57 GMT


Taylor Armstrong may have witnessed the discovery of her estranged husband's dead body on Monday night, August 15. According to TMZ, the star of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" was present at Russell's Los Angeles residence when he was found hanging in his bedroom.

Inside sources claimed that Taylor and Russell, who are in the process of divorcing, had been in contact regularly. They had planned to meet on Monday afternoon, but he didn't come. Taylor became worried and began "frantically texting and phoning" Russell when his friends told her they had not heard from him.
News > Movie News

'G.I. Joe 2': First Look at Dwayne Johnson in Roadblock's Full Costume

August 17, 2011 01:28:47 GMT


Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock has unveiled how he will be seen as Roadblock in "G.I. Joe: Retaliation". After sharing some pictures of himself during preparation of the shooting, the wrestler-turned-actor has now tweeted a picture from the first day of the production.

"1st day of shooting. 110 degrees. Bring It," he wrote along with the photo posted on Tuesday, August 16. In the image, he dons a full costume of his character, complete with a big gun, while standing on a sandy place.
News > Music News

Lady GaGa Reveals Her Many Faces in Official 'You and I' Music Video

August 17, 2011 01:15:59 GMT


Lady GaGa fights off the leak of her "You and I" music video. Initially set to make its way out this coming Thursday, August 18, the clip came out earlier by Tuesday afternoon, much to her dismay. "F*** THURSDAY," she tweeted a few hours later before rushing to release the official one.

Filmed in a corn field and a barn somewhere in Nebraska, the video shows the many faces of the Mother Monster including her male alter ego, Jo Calderone, and her mermaid self, Yuyi. "You must love all + every part of me, as must I, for this complex + incomprehensible force to be true," she wrote on Twitter.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Kevin Federline's Girlfriend Gives Birth to His Fifth Child

August 17, 2011 00:59:48 GMT


Kevin Federline becomes a father once again. The ex-husband of pop singer Britney Spears welcomed his fifth child last Monday, August 15 after his current girlfriend, former competitive volleyball player Victoria Prince, gave birth to their first daughter together at 6:33 P.M., PEOPLE reported.

Kevin and Victoria named their newborn Jordan Kay. The former backup dancer has hinted the name choice back in April. To Us Weekly, he shared, "[Victoria] said that if we were going to have a little girl, she wanted to name her Jordan. And then, we actually thought that it was a boy, but we stuck with the name Jordan because, you know, it fits both ways."
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Taylor Momsen Announces Retirement From Acting

August 16, 2011 17:47:11 GMT


Taylor Momsen has ditched the Jenny Humphries days completely. The former "Gossip Girl" star has confirmed that she will not return to the acting world, saying she would rather spend her time focusing on her music career with The Pretty Reckless.

"I quit acting. I quit 'Gossip Girl' and now tour and am in a band," the 18-year-old told Elle magazine's website. "That's pretty much all I want to do. Hopefully, I'll be able to only do that for the rest of my life." Speaking of her music, she said that writing one "is a very tortuous process, but, you know, I would say one of the most rewarding at the end."
 
 
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