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October 12, 2011

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Steve Jobs to Get a Tribute at O Music Awards

October 12, 2011 16:19:58 GMT


O Music Awards taking place in Los Angeles on October 31 will include a tribute to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs who passed away last week at the age of 56. MTV said Jobs has "profoundly changed the way we interact with music online", assigning up-and-coming artists to perform iconic songs in homage for the man behind iPod and iTunes.

The awards show is to celebrate online artists, innovators and fans impacting digital music culture. Kelly Clarkson, Demi Lovato, The Band Perry, Mac Miller, Midi Mafia and DJ Diamond Kuts are the first batch of performers and presenters announced. There will be more revealed in the coming weeks.
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It's Official, Daniel Radcliffe Will Attend 'Harry Potter' Final Farewell in New York


October 12, 2011 09:09:09 GMT


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Daniel Radcliffe will greet his devoted fans at a "Harry Potter" final farewell event for Spike TV Scream Awards. It has been officially confirmed that the lead actor of the wizard boy film franchise will appear as the special guest during the event.

The news about Daniel's participation for the event was revealed in an official announcement by Spike TV. "Come one...Come all...Come dressed in all things Potter!! Calling all fans to join Daniel Radcliffe for the once in a lifetime farewell to 'Harry Potter'!!!! That's right, he will be there," so read the announcement.
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Video Premiere: Kelly Rowland's 'Lay It on Me'


October 12, 2011 09:04:47 GMT


Kelly Rowland debuts a saucy music video for her latest single "Lay It on Me". The former member of Destiny's Child flaunts her hot bod in skimpy outfits while teasing the camera by moving seductively in an Anthony Burrell/Frank Gatson choreographed routine.

The "Commander" singer is worshipped by a number of shirtless chiseled men. She additionally shares scene with Big Sean, the rapper who is featured in the song, and a baby elephant named Susie. "She was such a good listener and so freakin cute!" she tweeted about the mammal.
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Model Cheryl Tiegs and Race Driver Marco Andretti Cast on 'Celebrity Apprentice'

October 12, 2011 09:04:16 GMT


Gearing up to the production of "The Celebrity Apprentice" season 5 which will begin next week, an insider has leaked the identity of two contestants. According to EW, actress/model Cheryl Tiegs and race car driver Marco Andretti have signed up to join the new installment of the reality show.

64-year-old Tiegs was featured three times on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue during 1970-1983. She last took part in a reality show when she judged ABC's "True Beauty" in 2009. Andretti, meanwhile, is the 24-year-old son of former IndyCar World Series champ Michael Andretti and the grandson of racing legend Mario Andretti.
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Audio Stream: 'Glee' Cast Cover Christina Aguilera and Katy Perry

October 12, 2011 08:42:33 GMT


Although "Glee" currently takes a brief timeout, new songs from the musical TV series keep pouring in. The latest ones are a cover version of Christina Aguilera's 2007 single "Candyman", and a remix of Katy Perry's latest hit single "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)".

Mercedes (Amber Riley) and Santana (Naya Rivera) join forces to take on X-Tina's toe-tapping tune. Meanwhile, Blaine (Darren Criss) and Artie (Kevin McHale), who appears in a music video for Katy's party-themed anthem, team up for their own spin on the song.
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Jared Padalecki Confirms His Wife Is Pregnant With First Child

October 12, 2011 08:42:01 GMT


Jared Padalecki is going to be a dad. The actor famous for his portrayal of Sam Winchester on The CW series "Supernatural" has announced through his Twitter page that his actress wife, Genevieve Cortese, is pregnant with their first child.

"OK yall I'd rather you officially hear it from me.. So, yes. Genevieve is pregnant," tweeted the 29-year-old actor. He went on to spill when the baby is due to arrive. "We'll be welcoming a new member to our family in 2012," so he wrote.
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'90210' 4.06 Preview: Adrianna Confronts Dixon Over His Drug Problem

October 12, 2011 08:18:36 GMT


Work pressure will make Dixon start spiraling out of control in next week's episode of "90210". He pushes his limits while working on his music, and takes pills inappropriately, leading Adrianna to confront him about his drug problem.

In the meantime, a charity talent show event to raise money for an experimental cancer treatment for Raj is taking place. During the event, Naomi is determined to win the contest in order to show up Austin's out-of-town visitor Sally.
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James Cameron Reveals How He'll Bring Sigourney Weaver Back to Life for 'Avatar 2'

October 12, 2011 08:12:01 GMT


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Although Sigourney Weaver's character Dr. Grace Augustine was seen dying in "Avatar", director James Cameron has a plan to bring her back for its sequel. Speaking to New York Magazine's Vulture, the filmmaker who also helmed the 1997 hit movie "Titanic" insisted that nobody is ever really dead in a sci-fi movie.

"Okay, here's the deal," Cameron said before explaining, "When you have a science-fiction series, a science-fiction franchise, you're never dead, unless your DNA is expunged from the universe." He added, "And then there's always time travel!"
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Rihanna Drips Sexuality in Two Sultry Cover Arts for 'Talk Talk Talk'

October 12, 2011 08:02:32 GMT


Rihanna is a sassy vixen in newly-revealed cover arts for her upcoming studio album "Talk Talk Talk". On Facebook, the "California King Bed" singer unlocks one image for its standard edition and another one for its deluxe package.

Depicting two different pictures, both artworks ooze attitude. The colored one created for the standard edition shows Riri wearing a sleeveless top and licking her red lip while holding her head with one hand and giving a piercing look at the camera.
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Tyler Shields in Defense Over Mischa Barton's Raw Meat Photo Shoot

October 12, 2011 07:50:34 GMT


Tyler Shields and Mischa Barton have found themselves under fire for their recent collaboration that presents the TV actress posing with a slab of raw meat. While Mischa didn't offer any reaction toward PETA's criticism, Tyler refuses to apologize for the series of bizarre photos.

Speaking in defense of himself, the celebrity photographer said, "I am not for the suffering of animals. But I didn't kill that cow." He continued on, "I eat meat and I've always eaten meat and that's part of my life. But when they attack me as an artist and try and degrade Mischa, that's unacceptable."
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Courteney Cox and David Arquette's 'Friends'-Like Comedy Sold to NBC

October 12, 2011 07:26:29 GMT


Courteney Cox and David Arquette's TV series project has found a home. NBC has bought "Ten Years", which is produced by the estranged couple along with Howard J. Morris, from ABC Studios. Morris additionally serves as a writer.

The single-camera comedy, which has been said to be like a new generation of sitcom "Friends", explores the ups and downs of relationships across a group of friends, spanning 10 years. Interestingly, the hit 1990s show starring Cox and her best friend Jennifer Aniston was also aired on the peacock.
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Leonardo DiCaprio Could Play Tormented Math Genius in 'Imitation Game'

October 12, 2011 07:06:21 GMT


After portraying the life of a fabled FBI director in "J. Edgar", Leonardo DiCaprio might star in another biopic. The "Inception" actor is reportedly very interested to tackle the lead role in Warner Bros. Pictures' new movie project about the life of Alan Turing called "The Imitation Game".

On Tuesday, October 11, the studio has acquired the spec script of "Imitation Game" from first-time screenwriter Graham Moore with a 7-figure deal. According to Deadline, DiCaprio has "the inside track" to chase the project. Additionally, "The Da Vinci Code" helmer Ron Howard has shown his interest to direct the biopic.
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New Videos: Cody Simpson's 'Not Just You', Saturdays' 'My Heart Takes Over'

October 12, 2011 07:03:02 GMT


Cody Simpson debuted a music video to support his latest single "Not Just You" around the same time The Saturdays premiered theirs for single "My Heart Takes Over". Both the Australian singer and the all-girl group braved the chilling weather in those clips.

Cody is singing his heart out in a dark alley during a cold night while snow is falling over him. Mollie King and her bandmates, meanwhile, strut their stuff somewhere in Iceland. While the Aussie star wears sensible outfit, the girls don't let the cold stop them from donning skimpy clothes.
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'Steel Magnolias' to Get Contemporary Remake With All-Black Cast


October 12, 2011 06:29:54 GMT


More than twenty years after it was brought to the big screen, "Steel Magnolias" is going to get a remake treatment. Lifetime is currently adapting the script of the 1989 feature film into a TV movie with a contemporary take and an all-black cast.

The original "Steel Magnolias" film itself was based on a play of the same name by Robert Harling. It featured Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts in the cast ensemble, and the new project is aimed to "assemble a similarly high-wattage cast of black actresses."
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Jessica Simpson Pregnancy Rumors Grow Louder After LAX Arrival


October 12, 2011 06:20:10 GMT


Pregnancy rumors refuse to leave Jessica Simpson alone. The current fiancee of former NFL player Eric Johnson (II) generated another buzz that she might be hiding a baby bump under her clothes after photos of her sporting loose-fitting clothing when arriving at Los Angeles International Airport surfaced Tuesday, October 11.

Wearing a baggy black shirt that she paired with a grey maxi-skirt, the 31-year-old songstress was spotted making her way out from the airport to an awaiting car accompanied by her mother. In her hand, she carried a large leopard print bag. At some point, her mother was seen holding onto her arm and placed a protective hand on her back.
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Original 'Countdown' Choreographer: Beyonce Is 'Not the Worst Copycat'

October 12, 2011 05:52:16 GMT


When similarities between Beyonce Knowles' "Countdown" music video and a work by a German dancer were first brought forward, it was clearly noted that the original choreographer, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, was not impressed with the references. To emphasize her feelings, Anne issued another statement to the Performance Club.

Anne said she was "extremely surprised" when finding out the unattributed homage from the internet. "When I saw the actual video, I was struck by the resemblance of Beyonce's clip not only with the movements from Rosas danst Rosas, but also with the costumes, the set and even the shots from the film by Thierry De Mey," she stated.
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Jack Osbourne Expecting First Child With Fiancee

October 12, 2011 04:50:31 GMT


Another happy news is coming from Jack Osbourne. Less than two weeks after announcing that he has got engaged to Lisa Stelly, the son of Ozzy Osbourne and Sharon Osbourne revealed that he and his aspiring actress fiancee are expecting their first child together.

The 25-year-old, who served as a producer on a documentary about his rocker father entitled "God Bless Ozzy Osbourne", broke the baby news himself during an appearance on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" Tuesday, October 11. "I'm excited. I'm a little nervous," he admitted.
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Javier Bardem Confirms He's Chosen to Play the Next 'Bond' Villain

October 12, 2011 04:49:39 GMT


Javier Bardem has confirmed long-running rumor about his involvement in an untitled Bond 23 project. In a recent interview with Christiane Amanpour on ABC's "Nightline", the Oscar-winning actor stated that he will play the nemesis of Daniel Craig's James Bond in the next installment of the 007 franchise.

Asked to explain about his villainous character in the upcoming Bond movie, Bardem, who is famously known for playing a killer with a bad haircut in "No Country for Old Men", said, "They chose me to play this man, but I cannot give you many details." He added, "I am very excited. My parents took me to watch the movies and I saw all of them. So to play that is going to be fun."
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'NCIS' and 'NCIS: LA' October 18 Previews


October 12, 2011 04:37:19 GMT


Justice collides with diplomacy issue in the next episode of "NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service". The team is aboard a ship to search for the killer of a coast guard officer who is gunned down on a cargo vessel, but finds a Lebanese family seeking refuge on American soil.

Since director Vance bans the team from bringing the refugees to the U.S., Gibbs and his crew must race against time to save the Lebanese family from the ship which is going to be blown up. Also in the outing titled "Safe Harbor", Tony and McGee try to and find the perfect woman for Gibbs.
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Ashton Kutcher's Other Woman Breaks Silence Over Alleged One Night Stand

October 12, 2011 04:19:05 GMT


Details of Ashton Kutcher's alleged affair on the morning of his sixth wedding anniversary have been disclosed by the woman he bedded herself. Sara Leal broke her silence over the one night stand in the new issue of Us Weekly, spilling on how they ended up having sex twice in his bedroom at San Diego's Hard Rock Hotel.

According to Sara, the "Two and a Half Men" star "just came up and kissed me" before the two of them along with another young woman jumped in a hot tub in nothing but their birthday suit. She added, "I didn't think it was out of the ordinary. I wasn't self-conscious about getting naked."
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2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards Winners: Chris Brown, Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj


October 12, 2011 04:13:58 GMT


The 6th annual BET Hip-Hop Awards, which was taped in early October, was finally broadcast on Tuesday night, October 11. During the airing, it's revealed that Chris Brown, Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj were some of the lucky artists who collected multiple trophies.

Breezy's collaboration with Weezy and Busta Rhymes in song called "Look at Me Now" won Best Hip-Hop Video, Reese's Perfect Combo Award, and Verizon People's Champ Award. Additionally, the verses rapped by Busta in the track were named Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger Relaxing With Buddies in 'Expendables II' Set Photo

October 12, 2011 03:52:10 GMT


Arnold Schwarzenegger has just shared a picture of himself along with Sylvester Stallone and Bruce Willis on the set of "The Expendables II". Taking to his Twitter account on Tuesday, October 11, the former California governor wrote, "Back in action for 'The Expendables 2'! I'm having a fantastic time on set with Bruce and Sly in Bulgaria."

In the photo, the "Terminator" actor is seen relaxed and donning a Hawaiian shirt under his jacket. Meanwhile, his co-star, Sly, is captured with his arms crossed and weapons attached to his costume, and his other co-star, Bruce, had a scarf and a beige shirt on. Spotted in the background are some planes and military personnel.
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'Late Late Show' Video: Betty White Running for President to Get Money


October 12, 2011 03:31:05 GMT


Betty White announced her presidential run on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" while at the same revealing that she had no good motive. In a sketch for the talk show aired on Monday night, October 10, the comedienne was invited to the stage to talk about her faux move, admitting that she did it for the sake of money.

"I needed some cash. I'm flat broke. I lost everything in the big crash," the Rose Nylund of "The Golden Girls" said when Craig Ferguson asked what made her decide to run for the White House. She further disappointed the host after she passed on questions about such issues as immigration reform, defense spending and healthcare.
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Jessica Alba Slaps Belly Bandit Maker With a Lawsuit

October 12, 2011 03:20:59 GMT


Jessica Alba isn't letting anyone using her image without permission escape with no consequences. The "Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World" actress has reportedly filed a lawsuit against the company behind Belly Bandit for marketing and selling their products using her "name, likeness and photograph".

In her suit, the 30-year-old actress alleged that the company "has knowingly and intentionally misappropriated and used" her to endorse their "post-pregnancy clothing and accessories". She also claimed that the company features a fictitious testimonial from her on their website and has a product that claims, "Jessica Alba's #2 Secret for a Fast Post Pregnancy Slimdown!"
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Justin Bieber Kissing Under the Mistletoe in Behind-the-Scene Video


October 12, 2011 03:02:45 GMT


Justin Bieber has teased his upcoming music video for new holiday single "Mistletoe" in behind-the-scene footage. The boyfriend of Selena Gomez gets lovey-dovey in this upcoming clip. He's seen taking his on-screen leading lady for a dance under the mistletoe before kissing her on the lips.

Snow fall, Christmas trees and decorated lamp posts are brought in to the set to emphasize the holiday theme. "There is lot of love and happiness" when the camera is rolling, and it doesn't stop when they take breaks. Bieber is seen goofing around with his female co-star, teaching director Roman White some moves, and singing along with his fans.
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Sarah Jessica Parker Comments on Kristin Davis Adopting Baby Girl

October 12, 2011 02:42:29 GMT


Sarah Jessica Parker couldn't be happier for her "Sex and the City" co-star Kristin Davis. Just days after Kristin revealed she has welcomed a baby girl through domestic adoption, SJP admitted in an interview that she has yet to see her co-star's new bundle of joy, but is ecstatic about the news.

"She lives in Los Angeles and I live here [in New York], so I've not met her [baby] yet, but I'm so happy for her and I just could not be happier for Kristin," she told Access Hollywood. "It's a wonderful situation. I know she's wanted to have a family for a long time and she deserves that unique kind of happiness that children bring and I'm so happy for her."
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'DWTS' Result: Eliminated Chynna Phillips Is Disappointed and Sad


October 12, 2011 02:36:49 GMT


Chynna Phillips has become the latest star voted off "Dancing with the Stars". The 43-year-old actress/singer had to end her road on the dancing competition show on Tuesday, October 11 since she did not get enough votes to supplement her low score.

"I'm disappointed, I'm sad," Chynna said after the result was announced. However, she had no one else to blame as she admitted, "But I have to take responsibility, I messed up." The Wilson Phillips member also thanked her pro partner Tony Dovolani and fans who voted for her.
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Naked Photo of Deceased Michael Jackson Shown in Manslaughter Trial

October 12, 2011 02:12:08 GMT


As the manslaughter trial of Dr. Conrad Murray continued Tuesday, October 11, another photo of deceased Michael Jackson was shown to the jurors. While previous image showed the singer's lifeless body on a hospital gurney, this new one displayed his corpse lying naked on the autopsy table.

The picture also exposed that gauze and tape applied during attempts to revive the late King of Pop were still attached to his body. There is a wound on his chest, but it is unclear whether it occurred postmortem. It was mentioned that the date on the counter, August 25, 2009, was an error, because the photo was actually taken June 25, 2009.
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First 'Avengers' Trailer Sees Bruce Banner Transforming Into Hulk

October 12, 2011 01:52:38 GMT


The first full trailer for highly anticipated superhero film "The Avengers" has finally been made available for viewing pleasure. The promotional trailer reveals for the first time, a glimpse of Bruce Banner who transforms into the Hulk.

At the end of the video, Tony Stark a.k.a Iron Man is seen shaking Banner's hand and saying, "Dr. Banner, your work is unparalleled. And I'm a huge fan of the way you lose control and turn into an enormous green rage monster."
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2011 AMAs Nominations: Adele, Lady GaGa, Lil Wayne, Taylor Swift and More

October 12, 2011 01:51:43 GMT


Nominees for the 2011 American Music Awards have been announced in a press conference held at JW Marriott in Los Angeles on Tuesday, October 11. Coming to the event to help reveal the lucky musicians who will battle for the coveted prizes were Pitbull, Nicki Minaj, Sarah Hyland, Mitchel Musso and Lance Bass.

Both Pitbull and Minaj get two nominations each for the 39th annual AMAs celebration, but it's Adele who scores the most nods. The British pop sensation grabs four, and she's followed by the likes of Lady GaGa, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Lil Wayne and Taylor Swift who receive three each.
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Liberace Biopic Starring Matt Damon and Michael Douglas Lands on HBO

October 12, 2011 01:36:02 GMT


HBO has snagged a Liberace biopic which has Hollywood's A-listers attached to it. The film entitled "Behind the Candelabra" has long tapped Michael Douglas to star as the flamboyant pianist, and Matt Damon as his live-in lover Scott Thorson, with Steven Soderbergh on board to direct.

The cable channel does not immediately release the premiere date, but announces that principal photography will be kicked off next summer. Produced by Gregory Jacobs, the movie will depict the relationship between Liberace and Thorson, who later filed a palimony suit against him.
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Beyonce Knowles' Rep: Prosthetic Belly Rumors Are 'Ridiculous and False'

October 12, 2011 01:20:43 GMT


Beyonce Knowles has reacted to speculations that she's faking her pregnancy. After words started swirling that she wore a prosthetic baby bump underneath her dress, the "Countdown" singer denied the accusation through her publicist Yvette Noel-Schure. In a statement to ABC, her rep said that the rumors are "stupid, ridiculous and false."

The fake belly rumors sprung up after Queen Bey had an interview on the Australian talk show "Sunday Night HD" on Monday, October 10. As the songstress wife of Jay-Z bent forward to take her seat in front of the interviewer, her bulging mid-section appeared to collapse, prompting others to wonder whether she's wearing a prosthetic stomach.
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Alex Pettyfer Kissed Co-Star Riley Keough Off-Screen

October 11, 2011 19:27:13 GMT


"I Am Number Four" star Alex Pettyfer has been involved in an on-set romance. The 21-year-old actor was spotted kissing his "Magic Mike" co-star Riley Keough who is also known as the granddaughter of Elvis Presley.

The new couple showed PDA while waiting for a departing flight out of LAX airport on Saturday, October 8. "They looked really cute together, cuddling and kissing each other before boarding their flight," an eyewitness told Just Jared. "They seem to be enjoying their new relationship."
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Taylor Swift Chosen as Billboard's Woman of the Year

October 11, 2011 19:12:49 GMT


For her philanthropic work, her presence and especially her success in music industry, Taylor Swift has been selected to be Billboard's Woman of the Year. The 21-year-old would receive the honor at the 2011 Billboard Women in Music Event which is held December 2 in New York City.

Swift, for one, has sold more albums that any artist in any genre in the past 12 months. Her third and latest album, "Speak Now", has been sold almost 3 million copies in the United States alone. She also won several Billboard Music Awards through the album.
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Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott Share Newborn's Photo

October 11, 2011 18:55:14 GMT


Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott's third child was born on October 11 morning. The happy couple announced through Twitter, "Our family's so happy 2 announce [that on] 10/10/11 [our] baby girl Hattie Margaret McDermott was born at 7:08am! Xoxo."

Beside sharing the baby's name, the reality show stars have also posted a glimpse of Hattie. The newborn joins older sister Stella and older brother Liam. Dean also has a 13-year-old son named Jack from his previous marriage.
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'Resident Evil 5' Set Investigated After 16 Were Injured

October 11, 2011 18:35:48 GMT


Investigation is launched right after the report that 16 actors dressed as zombies got into accident on the Toronto set of "Resident Evil: Retribution". Inspectors have been dispatched by the Ontario Ministry of Labor to visit Cinespace's Kipling Studio where the incident occurred on Tuesday, October 11.

According to law enforcement, these actors were on a set that was on wheels. The set suddenly moved, sending all 16 actors five feet down to the ground. However William Lin, a ministry spokesperson, said that it is too early to speculate on the cause of accident. "We are conducting an investigation to (a) find out what happened and (b) ensure work place health and safety," he said.
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Sexiest Woman Alive Rihanna Talks Chris Brown Blatantly

October 11, 2011 18:13:17 GMT


Rihanna appeared nude on the cover of Esquire and talked about various things from 'sex' stage act to her infamous ex-boyfriend, Chris Brown. The Barbadian singer, who will release her latest album soon, is named the sexiest woman alive this year by the magazine.

Talking about sexy routines that become a trademark in her concerts, Rihanna said, "At the end of a concert, I don't feel like I've been this sexy thing. Really, I don't even think about it. Unless it's a song that really calls for it, like 'Skin' or 'S&M,' or when I cover 'Darling Nikki'. There's a section that's called 'Sex' in the show, which is the obvious section for sexuality."
 
 
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