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August 23, 2011

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Amy Winehouse's Toxicology Report In: No Illegal Drugs Found

August 23, 2011 16:55:36 GMT


Amy Winehouse's spokesman announced the results of toxicology tests which were conducted after the singer died last month at the age of 27. They showed that there were no illegal drugs found inside her system but alcohol was. However, it cannot be said a hundred percent that alcohol played a part in her death.

"Toxicology results returned to the Winehouse family by authorities have confirmed that there were no illegal substances in Amy's system at the time of her death," the statement read. "Results indicate that alcohol was present but it cannot be determined as yet if it played a role in her death."
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Report of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith Split Emerges


August 23, 2011 16:37:30 GMT


Words are rife that Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith have separated. One of the most powerful couples in Hollywood has been married for 13 years and are parents to two famous children, Jaden Smith and Willow Smith. Will has another son, Trey, from previous marriage.

However, this report from In Touch Weekly is leaning towards a false story. TMZ contacted Jada's rep who said, "What? In Touch said that? I know nothing about this ...Lord. I'm going back to bed." Radar Online also quoted a family member as saying, "They're happy and married still."
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Millions Watched Kim Kardashian's Sex Tape on Wedding Weekend

August 23, 2011 16:20:18 GMT


The attention on Kim Kardashian over the weekend was not only about her wedding but also on her sex tape. Two millions of people visited KimKsuperstar.com between Friday, August 29 to Saturday, August 21 to relive the view of Kim's racy acts with ex-boyfriend Ray J.

According to TMZ, the site only takes in 300,000 visitors per month on average and normal weekend. Therefore the 2 million hits were like a record but America was not where the most visitors are from. Google Trends showed that Ireland was the country where "Kim Kardashian Sex Tape" was most searched.
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Jimmy Fallon and Michael Buble Team Up for 'Saturday Night Live'

August 23, 2011 15:02:45 GMT


"Saturday Night Live" is building up the anticipation for the new season by announcing that their veteran, Jimmy Fallon, would return. The funnyman will re-enter the variety show on December 17 episode as host.

"I've never forgotten where I came from. That's why I'm so incredibly honored to be hosting the Saturday Night Times program December 17th on HGTV," Fallon joked in a statement. The talks show host would be accompanied by Michael Buble who will release his second holiday album. This would be his second appearance as musical guest.
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A Mystery Note Found With Jani Lane's Body

August 23, 2011 13:10:26 GMT


While results of toxicology tests are waiting to be released, a new founding on the death of Jani Lane has emerged. A piece of paper was found with the former Warrant singer's body, tucked inside his pants' pocket.

The mystery note, according to TMZ's sources, has "I am Jani Lane" written on it along with a phone number of a person close to Jani. As previously known, Jani had no official ID with him on the day he died and found at a Los Angeles motel on August 11.
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Puss Trying to Catch the Light in 'Puss in Boots' Motion Poster

August 23, 2011 09:44:58 GMT


DreamWorks SKG have released a cute motion poster of "Puss in Boots". In the one-sheet, Puss is seen donning his trademark boots and feathered hat, with his sword attached on his belt. The cat drops his calm and serious look, and starts to move around when he spots the light near him.

"Puss in Boots" revolves around the hilarious and courageous (daring, bold, brave) tale of Puss' early adventures as he teams with mastermind Humpty Dumpty and the street-savvy Kitty to steal the famed Goose that lays the Golden Eggs.
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'True Blood' Season Finale Spoiler: Sookie Has Big Role in Witches Vs. Vampires War

August 23, 2011 09:18:41 GMT


With only a few weeks away from the season 4 finale of "True Blood", HBO has released desscriptions of the last two episodes. Containing some spoilery details, the synopsis reveal how Sookie will take the matter into her own hand in the showdown between witches and vampires which put the ones she loves in danger.

"As the Wiccan-vampire standoff reaches a critical juncture, Sookie summons her faerie powers to prevent Marnie from bewitching Bill, Eric and Pam into a suicide march, while Jesus casts a secret spell designed to un-bind Marnie/Antonia and break the witch's deadly defenses," description of the September 4 episode titled "Soul of Fire" read.
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Megan Fox on Tattoo Removal: Marilyn Monroe Is 'a Negative Character'


August 23, 2011 08:46:46 GMT


Megan Fox is in the process of having her Marilyn Monroe tattoo removed from her right forearm. When asked about the portrait inking, the actress playing Mikaela Banes in the first two "Transformers" movies told Italian magazine Amica that she is getting rid of negative energy.

"I'm removing it," the 25-year-old actress confirmed that she has undergone laser treatments. She went on to explain, "It is a negative character, as she suffered from personality disorders and was bipolar. I do not want to attract this kind of negative energy in my life." She added, "Who knows, maybe I'll remove the others too, but the laser hurts."
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Ok Go's 'Muppet Show Theme Song' Music Video Arrives

August 23, 2011 08:44:23 GMT


Ok Go have a crazy dream about Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and friends in a "Muppet Show Theme Song" music video. The band are dreaming about happily singing and dancing with the puppets before everything goes awry and wakes them up with a start.

"We can't do that video with those muppets," a freaked out Damian Kulash said before screaming at the top of his lung when finding out that he wakes up to being surrounded by the puppets. The feeling is mutual for his fright is echoed by Dr. Teeth.
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First Trailer for George Harrison Documentary by Martin Scorsese


August 23, 2011 08:40:04 GMT


The first trailer for "George Harrison: Living in the Material World" has been unearthed for viewing pleasure. Making its way out via Yahoo! TV, it gives a look at how director Martin Scorsese captures the dramatic as well as inspiring life of The Beatles' guitarist.

The roughly three-and-a-half hour documentary will explore the musical and spiritual life of Harrison. It will also feature interviews with friends and collaborators including Eric Clapton, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, George Martin, Paul McCartney, Yoko Ono, Tom Petty, Phil Spector, Ringo Starr and Jackie Stewart.
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New MTV VMAs Promo Features Lil Wayne Channeling His Emotions

August 23, 2011 08:01:03 GMT


Another commercial ad featuring Lil Wayne for 2011 MTV Video Music Awards has just arrived. Unlike the previous one which sees him channeling his inner rock star, this new one features the dreadlocked rapper spitting the lyrics of his Rick Ross-assisted song "John", and talking about emotions that inspire him to make music.

"Emotion is a great inspiration for my music," Weezy said. "We all have a billion emotions bottled up inside of us, so I try to find risky at times and catchy ways to get those emotions out." The rap mogul added, "I have this crazy drive inside of me that's never die and never lose. And I breathe that."
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Hugh Jackman Trains His Boxing Robot in New 'Real Steel' Featurette


August 23, 2011 08:00:57 GMT


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Walt Disney Pictures have unveiled a new featurette of "Real Steel". The video, titled "Main Event", highlights how Hugh Jackman's Charlie Kenton trains a robot, which he and his son find in a junkyard, to be a champion at the World Robot Boxing league.

Beside sharing scenes from the movie, the featurette also includes commentary from Jackman and director Shawn Levy, who dish on the story. The helmer additionally reveals how he did motion capture with real boxers choreographed by boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard to make the robot boxing scene.
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George Michael Finally Confirms Split From Kenny Goss

August 23, 2011 07:59:40 GMT


George Michael made a confession about his love life on the opening night of his "Symphonica" tour. The former Wham! singer admitted that he is no longer together with longtime partner Kenny Goss when taking the stage at the Prague State Opera House on Monday, August 22.

To the audience gathering, the 48-year-old singer shared, "Kenny and I haven't been together for two and a half years ... It's time to be honest." Dedicating a new song titled "Where I Hope You Are" to the Texan businessman, he added, "My love life has has been a lot more turbulent than I've let on. This man has brought me a lot of joy and a lot of pain."
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'The Last Exorcism' Sequel Set in Motion With a Scribe

August 23, 2011 07:31:37 GMT


Getting warm reception at box office last year, "The Last Exorcism" is going to get a sequel treatment. Producers of the horror movie have hired Damien Chazelle to write a script for the follow-up project that is scheduled to kick off principal photography this fall with Studio Canal financing, The Hollywood Reporter reports.

Chazelle made his debut feature with "Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench" which was premiered at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival. The Harvard grad also wrote "The Claim" which was mentioned in 2010 Black List and picked up by Route One last October.
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Video Premiere: Avicii's 'Fade Into Darkness'

August 23, 2011 07:28:47 GMT


Before Leona Lewis premieres her "Collide" music video, Avicii beats her by dropping his own. The Swedish DJ debuts visuals for his Andreas Moe-featured single called "Fade Into Darkness" which carries some dance beats used by the British singer for her song.

Avicii and Leona had a feud over the copyright infringement issue. After exchanging words of accusation and denial, they resolved it behind the closed door. The disc jokey then was credited as a duet partner of the "Bleeding Love" hitmaker in the cover art of the single.
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Kim Kardashian's Wedding Brings More Than 20 Calls to Police

August 23, 2011 07:13:11 GMT


The lavish wedding party Kim Kardashian threw to celebrate her nuptials to NBA star Kris Humphries last Saturday night, August 20 was not without trouble after all. Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office reportedly received more than 20 calls relating to the reception held at a private Montecito, California estate.

Officer Drew Sugars told the Associated Press that the wedding, which has seven sheriff's deputies being hired for supplemental security, drew in 22 calls into the station. Most of the calls made were complaints from neighbors about loud music and helicopters overhead. Despite the complaints, it was noted that no citations were issued and no arrests were made.
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ABC to Bring Back 'Jekyll and Hyde' With Modern Twist

August 23, 2011 06:38:56 GMT


Set to launch "Once Upon a Time" which will revive Snow White tale this fall, ABC is going to take on another classic story with "Hyde". The network has picked up the drama series project from "Up in the Air" co-writer Sheldon Turner, who will also serve as executive producer along with Jennifer Klein.

Inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson's novel "Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde", "Hyde" is adapted into a contemporary set. Deadline, which was first to report the news, reveals that the story centers on Grant Hyde, "a thirtysomething ER doctor with a degenerative eye condition who is conflict-averse and hesitant to be captain of his own destiny."
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First Look at Leona Lewis' 'Collide' Music Video

August 23, 2011 06:20:48 GMT


Leona Lewis gives a sneak peek at her upcoming music video supporting new single "Collide". The former winner of "The X Factor" posted an official still on her official website and Facebook to tease what to expect from the clip.

The picture features 26-year-old Leona standing on an empty beach while reaching out her hand. She's wearing a white long flowing skirt and a rainbow-colored bikini top. "The brand new Collide video coming very soon!" she wrote on Facebook.
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Pitbull, Nicki Minaj and Joe Jonas Added to 2011 MTV VMAs Line-Up


August 23, 2011 06:00:19 GMT


More A-listers are added to 2011 MTV Video Music Awards. Pitbull, Ne-Yo and Nayer are billed to perform at the prize-giving event, joining previously-announced musical guests Lady GaGa, Adele, Bruno Mars, Lil Wayne, Chris Brown and Young the Giant.

The British pop sensation Jessie J, meanwhile, will serve as a house artist for the August 28 star-studded ceremony. The "Price Tag" hitmaker follows the footsteps of DJs such as Deadmau5, Mark Ronson and late DJ AM who were signed to cater the guests of the show in the previous years.
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Former 'Mad Men' Child Actor Gives Warning About January Jones

August 23, 2011 05:57:09 GMT


Jared Gilmore is no fan of his TV mom, January Jones. The 11-year-old actor has recently left his role as Don and Betty Draper's son, Bobby, on AMC's "Mad Men" to be a regular on ABC's "Once Upon a Time", and when asked what advice he has for his replacement, he let out a warning.

In a chat with TV Guide, Jared first said, "Be careful around January." The youngster went on to compare the Emma Frost depicter in "X-Men: First Class" to the other cast as saying, "She's not as approachable as the others. She's really serious about what she does. Everyone else is so nice."
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Fall Premiere Dates of USA's 'Burn Notice', 'Covert Affairs' and More

August 23, 2011 04:45:34 GMT


USA Network has set premiere dates for its series that will return this fall, led by the sixth season premiere of "Psych". The drama comedy series will debut its new season that consists of nine episodes on October 12 at 10 P.M.

In November, two other series will return with second part of their current season. "Covert Affairs" will be back with the remaining six episodes of its sophomore season on Tuesday, November 1 at 10 P.M., while "Burn Notice" will resume airing the fifth season on Thursday, November 3 at 10 P.M.
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Hilary Duff NOT Dumped From 'The Story of Bonnie and Clyde' Due to Pregnancy

August 23, 2011 04:38:10 GMT


Hilary Duff is no longer attached to play Bonnie Parker in "The Story of Bonnie and Clyde". Words have run rampant that the wife of Mike Comrie got dumped from the film project because of her pregnancy, but Tonya Holly, the president of Cypress Moon Productions, insisted to EW that was "not true at all."

In a follow-up statement released on Monday, August 22, Holly and fellow producer Tom Rogers made clear it was the scheduling conflicts that forced Hilary to back out of the project. The producer duo further noted that the 23-year-old actress "would not be available until June 2012."
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Demi Lovato Announces Her First Concert Dates

August 23, 2011 04:30:46 GMT


Demi Lovato is going to follow up her live performance at Do Something Awards with two live concerts. The ex-girlfriend of Joe Jonas called Ryan Seacrest on his radio show and took to Twitter to announce the upcoming gigs.

The first concert will be held at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York, NY on September 17. The second one will take place at Club Nokia in Los Angeles, CA on September 23. Tickets for both shows will go on sale starting Friday, August 26 at 10 A.M.
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Nickolas Ashford Loses Battle With Cancer, Jerry Leiber Dies at 78

August 23, 2011 04:02:00 GMT


Music industry has just lost two of its legendary songwriters in the same week. Nickolas Ashford, the one-half of successful Motown songwriter duo Ashford & Simpson, died on Monday afternoon, August 22, while "Hound Dog" co-writer Jerry Leiber passed away on Tuesday, August 23.

Confirming Nickolas' passing was his longtime friend and former publicist Liz Rosenberg. The 69-year-old had been battling throat cancer with radiation treatment, and Liz said his death "was quite sudden." The publicist added that Nick's wife Valerie Simpson and children were at his bedside when he died.
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'Paradise Lost' Finds Its Angel of Death in Djimon Hounsou

August 23, 2011 04:01:31 GMT


Rumor has it, Djimon Hounsou has been cast in "Paradise Lost". The actor reportedly will portray Abdiel, the angel of death, in the big screen adaptation of John Milton's 17th century classic poem that chronicles the epic war between archangels Michael and Lucifer.

The new movie will be directed by Alex Proyas. Lucifer is going to be played by "The Hangover" actor Bradley Cooper, and Michael will be tackled by "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" star Benjamin Walker.
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Report: Denise Richards Turns Down 'Men' Role to Keep Peace With Charlie Sheen

August 23, 2011 03:45:06 GMT


Denise Richards has allegedly turned down an offer to join a scheme to twist the knife in Charlie Sheen's back. The ex-wife of the former "Two and a Half Men" star has declined an offer to appear on the sitcom from which Sheen was recently fired, so TMZ reported.

According to sources connected to the production, producers offered Richards to guest star in the season 9 premiere that will mark Ashton Kutcher's debut as the new lead actor. However, knowing that "she would never hear the end of it from Charlie", the former "Dancing with the Stars" contestant reportedly told the producers that she would not do it.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Jennifer Garner Pregnant With Ben Affleck's Third Child

August 23, 2011 03:17:02 GMT


Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck are adding another child to their family of four. On Monday, August 21, the Hollywood couple confirmed to the Associated Press that they are indeed expecting their third child together. Their representatives said in a simple statement that the two are "thrilled" over the news.

No other details, including how far along Jennifer is in this pregnancy, were released, but a source told Us Weekly, "She's always wanted three kids. This was her plan all along." What certain is the fact that the baby on the way will join the couple's two young daughters, 5-year-old Violet Anne and 2-year-old Seraphina Rose Elizabeth.
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Video: David Letterman Pokes Fun at Death Threat on 'Late Show'


August 23, 2011 03:10:08 GMT


A few days after it was revealed that he is targeted for assassination by online jihadist, David Letterman used his late night show to respond to the death threat. Seemingly taking the issue lightly, he poked fun at the situation when opening the Monday (August 22) episode of "Late Show with David Letterman".

"We have a great audience night in and night out but tonight you mean a lot to me," he said in a clip from the first show he taped since learning death threat. "You people are more, honestly, than an audience to me tonight, really. ... You're more like a human shield."
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Kate Winslet Praised for Rescuing Richard Branson's Mother From House Fire

August 23, 2011 02:52:40 GMT


Kate Winslet has received praise for her recent heroic act off screen. The leading lady of "Mildred Pierce" was among the 20 guests who were forced to flee from a blaze that broke out at Richard Branson's Caribbean home early Monday morning, August 22, and it turned out she deserved credit for saving the Virgin Group boss' mother from the fire.

After his eight-bedroom Great House on Necker Island was burned down, Richard took to his blog to recount what happened. Assuring that everyone who stayed in the house managed to escape unscathed, he wrote, "many thanks to Kate Winslet for helping to carry my 90 year mum out of the main house to safety - she was wondering when a Director was going to shout CUT!"
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Beyonce Booked for MJ Tribute Concert Amidst Fans' Call for Cancellation


August 23, 2011 02:42:48 GMT


Beyonce Knowles is the latest singer who has been tapped to participate at the upcoming Michael Jackson tribute concert. She is going to perform one of her favorite Jackson Five songs and deliver it in "a unique, never-before-seen performance."

"[The performance] will be shown at the concert on October 8th!" the organizer announced. "A lifelong Michael fan, Beyonce really wanted to be involved in this tribute concert. Due to scheduling issues she can't be there in person, but this performance is not to be missed!"
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New Set Photo and Videos of 'World War Z' See Brad Pitt and Truck Crash

August 23, 2011 02:17:27 GMT


Brad Pitt has been seen filming a scene in a Chevy camper van for his upcoming thriller "World War Z". The "Megamind" actor was photographed with his co-star Mireille Enos on the movie set in Grangemouth, Scotland on Sunday, August 21.

This was not the first time the spouse of Angelina Jolie was spotted busy working on the Marc Forster-directed flick. Last Thursday, he and his stunt double were also spotted filming another scene in the capital of Scotland.
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Lil Wayne Needs 9 Stitches for 'Gnarly Gash' From Skateboarding Accident

August 23, 2011 02:08:14 GMT


Lil Wayne got himself stitched up for an injury from a skateboarding accident. On Sunday, August 21, the "Lollipop" hitmaker was rushed to the emergency room at the DePaul Health Center after he fell off his skateboard and bumped his head at a park near the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre.

"The Lou was good but I busted my fuggin head at the sk8park! 9stitches! Gnarly gash over my left eye! Luv the people," tweeted Weezy afterward. One witness told Missouri Fox affiliate KTVI that the 28-year-old MC was accompanied by his entourage when he received treatment at the hospital.
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'The Glee Project' Winners Tease a Love Triangle Involving Quinn


August 23, 2011 01:59:16 GMT


Quinn is single after breaking up with Finn toward the end of "Glee" season 2, but she has already got some admirers. Samuel Larsen and Damian McGinty, who were tied for the champion title of "The Glee Project", have just revealed they are into Dianna Agron's character and ready to fight for her on the show.

"It just makes sense that I would end up with Quinn," Samuel gushes. Claiming that his personality is a kind of what Quinn looks in a guy, he explains, "She's the church girl, she is portrayed like that a lot and she's into the rough kind of dudes. And being that I'd be both, it just makes sense to me."
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Eminem Premieres Bad Meets Evil's 'Lighters' Video Ft. Bruno Mars


August 23, 2011 01:43:22 GMT


Bad Meets Evil's "Lighters" music video has been released, featuring Eminem, Royce da 5'9" and their collaborator Bruno Mars. It opens with the Slim Shady lounging on a messy room while attempting to write lyrics. Feeling trapped, he climbs down a ladder to an underground tunnel in hopes to escape his frustration.

The same goes with his partner Royce. The Slaughterhouse is locked down somewhere behind bars counting down the day when he will finally be free again. He gets his hope up when finding a secret portal and taking a chance to explore it. At the end of their dark path, both of them find a clearing with thousands of floating lanterns lighting up the sky.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Video: Ryan Gosling Gets Hands-On in Breaking Street Fight

August 23, 2011 01:32:06 GMT


Ryan Gosling is likely to have taken the role of a "good Samaritan" in real life. Over the weekend, freelance photographer Valerie Alvea posted a video on YouTube that shows a man, who looks like the "Crazy, Stupid, Love." star, stepped in between two men, who got into a scuffle over a painting, and broke up the fight.

The incident took place in the middle of an intersection by St. Marks' Place in the East Village in New York City. An eyewitness told Us Weekly, "There is a man who sells paintings [that] he makes on that corner. This older man ran by him and tried to grab and run away with one of his paintings." The seller, however, got a hold of the thief, and the two wrestled on the street.
 
 
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