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September 27, 2011

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Zombie Game 'Dead Island' Will Be Made a Movie

September 27, 2011 16:57:22 GMT


Zombie and horror game fans can rejoice because Lionsgate has announced that it's picking up the movie rights to Deep Silver video game, "Dead Island". A survival game about vacationers attacked by the undeads on an island paradise, the game became a viral sensation when its trailer was released in February this year.

Back then, the movie rights were shopped around by "The Mummy" producer Sean Daniel and his partner Jason Brown as well as Union Entertainment's Richard Leibowitz and Dmitri Johnson. But there was a rights chase but it was unclear who eventually grabbed it. Turns out Lionsgate won and Daniel gets Stefan Sonnenfeld as co-producer.
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DJ Pauly D of 'Jersey Shore' Launching Tanning Products

September 27, 2011 16:41:59 GMT


DJ Pauly D is determined to make everyone look like him and his "Jersey Shore" gang. The reality show star is creating his own line of tanning products that would be sold in high-end professional salons this winter.

Pauly has signed a reportedly 50/50 deal with Devoted Creations Inc. to have the exclusive line of tanning lotions and sunless products. Distributions will not be limited to Seaside Heights but the whole world.
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Chuck Lorre Could Be Writing Tell-All Book Including Charlie Sheen

September 27, 2011 15:46:23 GMT


There's a chance that people will see Chuck Lorre's side of story in the case of Charlie Sheen being sacked off "Two and a Half Men". In the vanity card that aired at the end of Monday, September 26 night episode, the show's creator seemingly hinted that he would do a tell-all book.

"Sometime last year I realized I had become the unwilling contestant in a reality show," Lorre wrote. "I didn't understand the rules, wasn't sure if there even were any, and pretty much hated every second of it. For many months I kept hoping and praying that it would end. But it did not. Somewhere along the way, something inside me died."
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Farmer Protested After Rihanna Took Off Her Top for Music Video

September 27, 2011 15:22:02 GMT


Rihanna's sexuality has offended a Northern Ireland farmer whose land she used for the shooting of "We Found Love" music video. Alan Graham, who claimed that he didn't know who Rihanna was, watched her shooting the video on Monday, September 26 without her top and quickly protested.

The three wardrobes used for the filming at a wheat field in Bangor County Down, Belfast, are an unbuttoned denim vest with an American-flag bikini top peeking out of it, muddy jeans with red bandanna bikini and a mesh black top. Rihanna went topless for the climax.
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Video: Matthew Morrison Responds to Jonah Hill's 'Late Night' Challenge

September 27, 2011 09:22:02 GMT


The heat is on between Matthew Morrison and Jonah Hill. Less than a week after Jonah called him out during an appearance on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" and told him to bring his s**t next time they meet, the Will Schuester of "Glee" sent his video response to the challenge.

In the video, Matthew talked directly to the camera and told Jonah, "I can sing my way out of it," before climbing on a chair and added, "and I can dance my way out of it." The TV actor also let out a warning to the "Moneyball" star, "Be very afraid." He went on to say, "No one messes with someone from musical theater... This just got real, man."
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Teresa Giudice of 'Real Housewives' May Join 'Celebrity Apprentice'

September 27, 2011 09:07:04 GMT


Another Real Housewife may bring a drama to "The Celebrity Apprentice". After having "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" star NeNe Leakes in the cast line-up last season, Teresa Giudice of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" will allegedly join the upcoming fifth season of the NBC reality series.

"Following in NeNe Leakes' footsteps, Teresa is on the next season of the show," a source told Life and Style. It was additionally reported that filming for the Donald Trump-starring show will begin in late fall.
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Anna Kendrick Steal Attention at '50/50' N.Y. Premiere

September 27, 2011 09:06:10 GMT


Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Anna Kendrick stole the limelight at the premiere of "50/50" in New York City's Ziegfeld Theatre on Monday, September 26. The actor who will be seen as John Blake in "The Dark Knight Rises" looked dapper in a traditional two-piece suit, while the Jessica Stanley of the "Twilight Saga" film series dazzled in a petal pink mini-dress.

The two were joined by co-star Seth Rogen, who looked sleek in a striped suit completed with a plaid tie. He arrived together with his fiancee Lauren Miller, who brought more colors to the red carpet with her pink sabrina frock. Another cast member spotted that evening was Anjelica Huston, who kept it simple with an all-black ensemble.
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Video Premiere: Death Cab for Cutie's 'Stay Young, Go Dancing'

September 27, 2011 08:34:53 GMT


Death Cab for Cutie debut a music video in support of their latest single "Stay Young, Go Dancing". In the clip, they tell a flashback story about a love that never fades away by tracing the love journey of a couple from their childhood to old age.

"I liked the idea of moving backwards," Ben Gibbard told Spinner. "In the beginning you see this couple who are in their 70s, and throughout the video they move through these corridors and become younger and younger and I think it's a rather touching way to show these two people."
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Jennifer Aniston and Demi Moore Go Black at 'Five' New York Screening


September 27, 2011 08:30:43 GMT


Jennifer Aniston, Demi Moore, Alicia Keys and more Hollywood beauties joined forces to promote Lifetime's "Five" at a screening at Skylight Studios in New York on Monday, September 26. After appearing on "Good Morning America" earlier the same day, the three stars who direct the TV movie gathered at the blue carpet event later in the evening.

For the ocassion, Aniston recycled a Dolce & Gabbana suit which she wore to People's Choice Awards in January. This time, she added a lacy bra under her low cut vest. Moore, meanwhile, showed off her slim figure in a black and geometric patterned column dress. Also flaunting her curve in a dark ensemble, Keys was accompanied by husband Swizz Beatz when posing on the blue carpet.
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Vanessa Hudgens Caught on Tape Grabbing Austin Butler's Butt


September 27, 2011 08:17:20 GMT


Vanessa Hudgens isn't hiding her affection toward Austin Butler. After being spotted stealing kisses from the "Switched at Birth" star on September 17, the former girlfriend of Zac Efron was caught on tape putting her hand on his butt when they went out together over the weekend.

In the video shot by PopCandies TV, Vanessa was joined by Austin at Cirque du Soleil's premiere of Iris: A Journey Through the World of Cinema this past Sunday, September 25. The first half of the footage sees the two flirt while enjoying a Ferris Wheel ride with her younger sister, Stella. It wasn't until the two walked away from the ride that they got physical.
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Chris Hemsworth's Long-Delayed 'Red Dawn' Remake Set for 2012 Release

September 27, 2011 07:40:38 GMT


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After being long-delayed, remake movie "Red Dawn" finally gets a studio that would release it in U.S. theaters. Los Angeles Times reported that FilmDistrict is currently finalizing a deal with MGM to take over the distribution rights of the war film starring "Thor" actor Chris Hemsworth and plan to release it in 2012.

The original "Red Dawn" was released in 1984, starring Patrick Swayze, Charlie Sheen, Lea Thompson and Jennifer Grey. The story centers on some teenagers in Washington who fight against invading Soviet forces. In the new version, meanwhile, the invaders were changed to Chinese.
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Bruno Mars Sings His Angst Out in 'It Will Rain' From 'Breaking Dawn'


September 27, 2011 07:34:49 GMT


Bruno Mars' brand new single "It Will Rain" from "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part I" has finally made its way out for Twihards' listening pleasure. The "Grenade" crooner belts out heartfelt lyrics about the girl he falls hard for. He describes the pain he will have to endure if he loses the love of his life.

"If you ever leave me baby/ Leave some morphine at my door/ Cause it would take a whole lot of medication/ To realize what we used to have/ We don't have it anymore," he sings. "There's no religion that could save me ... So keep in mind all the sacrifices I'm makin'/ Will keep you by my side/ Will keep you from walkin' out the door."
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'Terra Nova' 1.03 Preview: Taylor Prepares for a War

September 27, 2011 07:20:41 GMT


Taylor and Jim are preparing for a battle in the upcoming episode of "Terra Nova". As Jim realizes that the nature and the Sixers bring a lot of dangers to humans' lives in the jungle, Terra Nova comes under attack from a legion of Pterosaurs. Now, he and Taylor must find a way to save the colony before it's completely overtaken.

Taylor additionally has to face the Sixers when their leader Mira wants something that belongs to her back. Meanwhile, Jim's wife Elisabeth discovers her former flame is also living in Terra Nova and may have been responsible for her recruitment. Jim tries to dig Elisabeth's past love life but to no avail, while Elisabeth suspects that he is jealous.
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Randy Travis Resting at Home After Collapsing at Benefit Concert


September 27, 2011 07:10:47 GMT


Country singer Randy Travis is taking doctors' advice to rest. The "Whisper My Name" hitmaker surprised audience at the Crystal Heart Gala, an annual benefit for the Huguley Memorial Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas last Sunday (September 25) night, when he passed out in the middle of his "Three Wooden Crosses" performance.

"Mr. Travis had been struggling with laryngitis that resulted from chronic allergies and had taken multiple over-the-counter allergy medicines," explained Drs. Jeff Beeson and Steve Davis in a statement to E! News. "During the performance, Mr. Travis was overcome by a combination of dehydration, over-the-counter allergy medications, and caffeine use."
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Mick Jagger to Play Dubious Media Mogul in 'Tabloid'

September 27, 2011 06:45:28 GMT


Mick Jagger has offered an idea to create an adult thriller movie under the working title of "Tabloid". For the project, the frontman of legendary rock band The Rolling Stones has appointed Oscar-nominated scribe Josh Olson to materialize the screenplay.

According to Deadline, the 68-year-old rock legend has been interested to come back to the big screen by playing "a global media mogul with dubious morality" in the project. The movie itself will center on "a young journalist who gets seduced and sucked into that immoral world."
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Jay-Z to Christen Nets Brooklyn Arena With Live Concerts

September 27, 2011 06:32:32 GMT


Jay-Z who is one of the Nets co-owners revealed on a Monday (September 26) news conference that he's going to open the basketball club's new arena with a grand celebration. The rap mogul said he's going to hold a string of live concerts once the building is ready to use.

"This is where I'm from, I'll always be Brooklyn, and opening this arena will mean more to me than anywhere else," Jigga stated at the press conference across the street from the construction site. Of how many gigs he will hold for the grand opening, he said, "Maybe one, maybe two, maybe three."
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Report: Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutler Heading to Reconciliation

September 27, 2011 06:25:29 GMT


Kristin Cavallari may reunite with her ex-fiance Jay Cutler in the future. The current contestant on "Dancing with the Stars" was left brokenhearted when the Chicago Bears quarterback called off their engagement in July, but a new report suggested that the two are "working it out."

On the possible reconciliation, a source told PEOPLE, "They're not officially back together but they're definitely talking and figuring things out." The source added that the former couple haven't physically spent time together because of their busy schedule and are "taking things slow" given that "everything happened too fast when they first got together."
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'The Glee Project' Officially Begins Casting for Season 2

September 27, 2011 06:01:52 GMT


"The Glee Project" has officially kicked off the casting for the potential second season. Oxygen announced on Monday, September 26 that "Glee" wannabes can start auditioning for the reality show online.

Aspiring singers/dancers/actors who are over 18 years old may also join the auditions during a multiple-city open casting call that begins in November. The auditions will be held in such cities as New York, Chicago and Nashville. For further info about the locations, times and audition songs, gleeks are advised to visit the casting website.
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Taylor Lautner and Lily Collins Reunite at 'Abduction' U.K. Premiere

September 27, 2011 05:49:56 GMT


Taylor Lautner and co-star Lily Collins reunited during the U.K. premiere of their thriller action "Abduction". The pair, who reportedly had called it quits a week before the L.A. premiere of the movie, were greeted by a crowd of screaming fans as they arrived at IMAX cinema in Waterloo, London on Monday night, September 26.

Despite the rumors of their break-up, both Taylor and Lily still managed to act professionally as they wrapped their arms around each other when posing together on the red carpet. Still, none of them cracked a smile for the cameramen.
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Video: Nancy Grace Suffers a Nip Slip on 'Dancing with the Stars'


September 27, 2011 05:05:06 GMT


Nancy Grace has had a major wardrobe malfunction on the second week of competition on "Dancing with the Stars". The 51-year-old TV journalist suffered a nip slip at the end of her quickstep routine with partner Tristan MacManus during the Monday (September 26) night broadcast.

Although ABC was quick to cut away to a wide shoot of the audience, the breast slippage left the HLN host fairly flustered. When the camera returned to her after she readjusted her dress, she buried her face in Tristan's shoulder. Host Tom Bergeron, meanwhile, tried to comfort her by joking, "On the European version that would be perfectly fine."
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Selena Gomez Calls 2011 EMAs Hosting Gig 'a Dream Come True'

September 27, 2011 04:51:25 GMT


Officially announced to host the upcoming European Music Awards, Selena Gomez can't believe she got the job but she's ecstatic about it. "I'm so excited to be hosting the 2011 MTV EMA on Nov 6 in Belfast! Watch it live on MTV!" the teen singer tweeted.

In a press release, the girlfriend of Justin Bieber added, "It's a dream come true!" She continued, "This is such a huge event that always recognizes the biggest stars in music from across the globe, so it's a real honor to be MC at this year's show."
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'Gossip Girl' 5.02 Preview: It Gets Weirder

September 27, 2011 04:32:36 GMT


"It gets weirder," so Dan says in a sneak peek for the second episode of "Gossip Girl" season 5. In the upcoming outing, the former flame of Serena turns to Chuck in his attempt to stop the publication of his book, but in the process Dan discovers that it is Chuck who needs the help.

Blair has a secret that she does not want others know, but things get tougher for her with the arrival of Louis' sister from Monaco. She learns that her future sister-in-law's motives to visit the couple in Manhattan may be more than just to get acquainted with her.
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'Breaking Dawn' Wedding Song and Album Tracklisting Revealed

September 27, 2011 04:10:16 GMT


Just a day before the first single from "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part I" will be released, tracklisting for the soundtrack album comes out revealing which song will be played on Edward and Bella's wedding scene. Out of the fifteen songs listed, it's the track No. 11 which is picked up as the wedding song.

The song is called "Flightless Bird, American Mouth", and sung by Iron & Wine. It's the song which was used as a backsound on a prom scene of 2008's "Twilight" where Edward and Bella danced together for the very first time. Judging from the soundtrack, it seems that the couple will get nostalgic on the D day.
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Jessica Chastain Is One of Tom Cruise's Lovers in Joseph Kosinski' Sci-Fi Project

September 27, 2011 04:08:42 GMT


Jessica Chastain will be one of Tom Cruise's love interests in an untitled science fiction project which is developed by Universal Pictures. According to Variety, the actress who plays Celia Foote in "The Help" has defeated other stars, including Olivia Wilde, Brit Marling and Noomi Rapace, who were also tested for the part.

There are actually two female leads needed for the project. One of them will play Cruise's wife and the other one will portray his mysterious lover. However, it is still not clear which role the "Wilde Salome" star has secured.
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Bravo Apologizes for Patti Stanger's Gay and Jewish Slur


September 27, 2011 03:44:48 GMT


Bravo has issued an apology for the controversial statements made by Patti Stanger regarding gay and Jewish communities when she appeared on "Watch What Happens Live". Disassociating itself with the television producer's opinion, the network stated, "[Patti's] comments are not representative of the network's beliefs and opinions. We apologize for the offense it caused."

Stanger caused a stir when she tried to defend her belief that gay men can't be monogamous. "In the gay world, it will always be open. ... There is no curbing the gay man. I have tried to curb you people," she told host Andy Cohen, who replied, "I am gay and am down for the monogamy."
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Photos From Molly Sims' Wedding Come Out

September 27, 2011 03:28:55 GMT


A number of photos from Molly Sims' wedding have been made available for viewing pleasure. Two of them are officially released via PEOPLE on Monday, September 26, just two days after the former "Las Vegas" star tied the knot with producer Scott Stuber at the Frank Cafaretta Vineyard in Napa Valley, California.

One of the official photos presents Molly in a flowing white Marchesa wedding gown and Scott in a black Tom Ford tuxedo with white tie. In her right hand, Molly carries a peach-colored bouquet of flowers. The other picture sees the bride posing along with her bridesmaids who wore Elizabeth Kennedy dresses.
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Creepy Girl Haunts Bedroom in New 'Paranormal Activity 3' Clip


September 27, 2011 03:13:10 GMT


A new clip from "Paranormal Activity 3" has landed online via Shock Till You Drop. The video presents a creepy scene which is taken from what looks like a VHS tape. It sees a glimpse of a mysterious long-haired girl that suddenly appears in a bedroom late in the night, when everyone is sleeping.

The third installment of the horror film franchise takes place in 1988, when two lead characters, Katie and Kristi, were still kids. As they tried to get a video proof of Bloody Mary, the two sisters met a monstrous demon that haunted them and their family.
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'DWTS' Week 2 Recap: Kristin Cavallari Stunning, Chaz Bono Too Slow

September 27, 2011 02:49:40 GMT


"Dancing with the Stars" returned for its second week with the remaining eleven couples dancing either the jive or the quickstep. While the likes of Kristin Cavallari, Ricki Lake and Elisabetta Canalis did better than last week, some others were still struggling to find the right steps.

Hope Solo started the performance show on Monday, September 26 with the jive which scored 19. Len Goodman called it "crisp" and "booyacatchah", but noted that she lost timing in some moments. Carrie Ann Inaba also thought it was great before advising the soccer player to work a little of her upper body.
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Jason Derulo Been Dating Jordin Sparks Since August


September 27, 2011 02:43:16 GMT


Jason Derulo has apparently been romancing an "American Idol" winner. A representative for the "It Girl" singer recently confirmed to Us Weekly that the 22-year-old is officially dating Jordin Sparks, adding that the twosome have been seeing each other since August.

The new couple have been friends for years, but it wasn't until the two got together in the Bahamas for a show that Jason saw slimmer Jordin "in a whole new light". One inside source dished on, "She lost over 30 pounds and looks amazing _ and he told her. It started there and they have been really reconnecting, now as lovers and not just friends."
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Rihanna Gets Dirty and Flirty for 'We Found Love' Music Video

September 27, 2011 02:41:06 GMT


Roughly a week after releasing "We Found Love", Rihanna filmed a music video for the Calvin Harris-assisted single. The "Man Down" singer gets dirty on the set by wearing muddy jeans and work boots. She also bares her toned body in an unbuttoned denim vest with an American-flag bikini top peeking out of it.

Riri shot the video in Bangor County Down, Belfast, Ireland on September 26. Earlier in the day, she donned a flannel shirt and jeans for another scene. Although her outfit was not muddy like the other one, it's equally flirty. She left her shirt unbuttoned and wore her jeans hanging low, giving a view to her red bandanna bikini underneath.
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Ellen DeGeneres Assures She's Fine After Chest Pain Scare


September 27, 2011 02:09:16 GMT


Ellen DeGeneres is well enough to joke about her recent chest pain scare. TMZ reported that the host of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" suffered chest pains during a producers' meeting on Monday (September 26) morning, prompting her staff to call 911. She, however, made light of the situation during the taping of her talk show.

"You know I like to tell you what's going on in my life. So today, I will tell you what's going on in my life because TMZ is also telling you what's going on in my life," the 53-year-old told her audience. "So I'll tell you at the same time that they're telling you. What happened was, last night I was having chest pains. So this morning the paramedics came to look at me."
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Justin Timberlake to Play Multimillionaire Record Producer in 'Spinning Gold'

September 27, 2011 01:42:37 GMT


Justin Timberlake has sealed a deal to star in a biopic project called "Spinning Gold". Deadline reported that the "In Time" actor is set to play a famed 1970s record mogul Neil Bogart, who is the co-founder of Casablanca Records.

In the project, the singer-turned-actor will also serve as the producer along with Neil's son Timothy Scott Bogart and Evan Bogart, as well as TV producer Gary Randall. Timothy additionally provides the screenplay.
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Official: Charlie Sheen and Warner Bros. Settle 'Men' Lawsuit


September 27, 2011 01:30:18 GMT


The feud between Charlie Sheen and Warner Bros. is finally over. On Monday, September 26, it was officially announced that they have reached a settlement in their legal dispute following the actor's $100 million lawsuit over his firing from "Two and a Half Men".

"Warner Bros. Television, Chuck Lorre and Charlie Sheen have resolved their dispute to the parties' mutual satisfaction," so it was said in a statement. "The pending lawsuit and arbitration will be dismissed as to all parties. The parties have agreed to maintain confidentiality over the terms of the settlement."
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Britney Doesn't Think She Should Apologize Over 'Criminal' Music Video

September 27, 2011 01:30:09 GMT


Britney Spears has finally broken her silence regarding controversy surrounding her "Criminal" music video. The 29-year-old beauty issued a statement on Monday, September 26, and from the sound of it, she apparently is not sorry because she believes she just acted out "a fantasy story."

The "Till the World Ends" singer was criticized by London's Hackney Council for carrying a gun when shooting the crime-themed music video in the Hackney borough which was wounded during the riot over the summer. She was asked to apologize, but she refuses to grant the request and insists that what she did is harmless.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Southwest Airlines Explains Removal of Former 'L Word' Star From Flight

September 27, 2011 01:26:19 GMT


Leisha Hailey has been left fuming by her removal from a Southwest Airlines flight. Through Twitter, the former star of "The L Word" claimed that she and her girlfriend were kicked off the flight for kissing and demanded apology for the discrimination. Southwest has since issued a statement regarding the incident.

"Initial reports indicate that we received several passenger complaints characterizing the behavior as excessive," explained the airline. "Our crew, responsible for the comfort of all Customers on board, approached the passengers based solely on behavior and not gender. The conversation escalated to a level that was better resolved on the ground, as opposed to in flight."
 
 
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