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November 10, 2011

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Ashton Kutcher Regrets JoePa Firing Comment

November 10, 2011 16:11:53 GMT


Ashton Kutcher admitted that he was on the wrong side regarding the firing of Joe Paterno by Penn State Board of Trustees. The actor defended the head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions at first but soon changed his mind after hearing the full story.

Learning that JoePa was fired, Kutcher tweeted, "How do you fire Jo Pa? #insult #noclass as a hawkeye fan I find it in poor taste." Angry responses quickly came. One outraged fan tweeted, "With 8 million followers, you MAY want to reserve your opinions until you know the whole story." Another one wrote, "F**k you. He covered up child rape you sick, geriatric f**k."
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Pics: Kanye, Jay-Z and Nicki Minaj Rock Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2011

November 10, 2011 09:14:56 GMT


This year's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show was glittered not only by hot models but also made merry with live performances by heavyweight Hip-Hop stars like Kanye West, Jay-Z and Nicki Minaj. They performed their singles before the crowd which flooded the Lexington Avenue Armory.

While the "Throne" duo opted for a simple look, the "Fly" raptress opted a spunky, colorful outfit which matched the glittery runway. She slipped into an orange bustier top and a vibrant pair of tights with a matching skirt. She finished off her look with silver shoulder pads, gloves, sneakers and a wavy pink wig.
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Michelle Trachtenberg Is Altar Girl in First Look of Her 'Gossip Girl' Return

November 10, 2011 09:12:56 GMT


A sneak peek to Georgina's return on "Gossip Girl" has been obtained in a form of an on-set picture. Michelle Trachtenberg, who will reprise her role as the pot-stirrer in the 100th episode of the show, has been spotted on the set dressing as an altar girl.

Since Georgina returns just in time for Blair's nuptials, her unsual look leads to a speculation that she may crash the royal wedding. Trachtenberg herself has previously hinted that her character is back with an evil agenda, saying, "What we love about Georgina is that she can't help but be evil, even when she pretends to be good."
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Bradley Cooper Turns Down Lead Role in 'Man From U.N.C.L.E.'

November 10, 2011 09:04:25 GMT


It seems that "The Man From U.N.C.L.E" is still far from finding its lead character. The Wrap reported that Bradley Cooper has turned down the offer to play Napoleon Solo in the remake movie. However, the exact reason of his withdrawal is still unknown.

Director Steven Soderbergh had previously eyed George Clooney to tackle the part of Solo. Back in August, Clooney decided not to take the offer reportedly because of scheduling problem. The character of Solo was first made famous by Robert Vaughn on the original 1964 TV series.
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Pics: Alessandra Ambrosio and the Angels Heat Up Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2011

November 10, 2011 08:42:27 GMT


New York City was sizzling hot on Wednesday, November 9 night. More than 30 gorgeous models strutted their stuff for the 2011 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at the Lexington Avenue Armory, and the likes of Alessandra Ambrosio and other Angels heated up the runway with their skimpy yet elaborate outfits.

The annual show, which will air on CBS on November 29 at 10 P.M. ET/PT, was kicked off by Candice Swanepoel, who came out in a purple tutu and matching wings for a ballet-inspired section. When it segued into the "Passion" section, it was Ambrosio's turn to wow the crowd with her 30-pound pair of Passion Play Fan Wings, which took seven years to design and make.
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'X Factor' Recap: Judges Irritate Each Other as the Top 11 Perform


November 10, 2011 08:36:50 GMT


"The X Factor (US)" returned with the top 11 performance show on Wednesday night, November 9. While the judges sang praises to most of the contestants, they could not help dissing each other with their comments.

Paula Abdul, for instance, admitted she was blown away by Drew who opted to sing Coldplay's "Fix You", but criticized her mentor Simon Cowell for picking a gown that "took the seriousness away." Simon denied he had anything to do with the costume and revealed "Drew designed that dress," making Paula "feel really bad."
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Justin Bieber Makes Hot 200 History With No. 1 Album 'Under the Mistletoe'

November 10, 2011 08:23:28 GMT


Not only is Justin Bieber celebrating his latest No. 1 album "Under the Mistletoe" but he is also joyous over the fact that he breaks records on Billboard Hot 200. In the chart's 55-year history, he becomes the first male artist to place a holiday album at the penthouse of the weekly rundown in its first week.

Bieber soars to the first position on the U.S. Album chart by selling a total of 210,000 copies of the album in its opening week. Upon learning the sale figure, he tweets, "Thank u 4 loving the new album...4 supporting it and me...and 4 helping me make my dreams a reality. I wouldnt be here without u. #MUCHLOVE."
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David Schwimmer Eyed to Play Mob Hitman in 'The Iceman'

November 10, 2011 07:39:50 GMT


David Schwimmer is not well-known for portraying a dark, evil character, but he might star as a notorious killer in his new movie. The actor, who is famously known for his role as Ross Geller in TV hit series "Friends", is currently in talks to play the antagonist character in Ariel Vromen's thriller "The Iceman".

The 45-year-old thesp, who lends his voice to Melman in the "Madagascar" film franchise, is in negotiations to star as Josh Rosenthal in the film project. Variety described his Rosenthal character as "a killer who works for mob boss Roy Demeo. He looks at Demeo as a father figure and will do almost anything to impress him."
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CMA Awards 2011: Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood Sing 'Remind Me'

November 10, 2011 07:29:02 GMT


Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood pulled a double duty at the 45th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Beside serving as hosts during the November 9 show, the duo also rocked the stage of the Bridgestone Arena by doing a duet on "Remind Me".

Wearing an all-black ensemble and a white cowboy hat, "Old Alabama" singer Brad kicked off the set while strumming his guitar. Former "American Idol" contestant Carrie, who looked stunning in a beautiful cheetah-printed long dress, followed suit by belting out her lyrics.
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'The Voice' Season 2 Promo Teases the Blind Auditions

November 10, 2011 07:16:10 GMT


It's still three months away from the premiere of "The Voice" season 2, but NBC has debuted the first promo to tide fans over the show's return. It highlights what has become the trademark of the singing competition, which is the blind auditions.

"I'm looking for the best voice in America," Cee-Lo Green shares his hope. Meanwhile, fellow coach Blake Shelton gushes, "The blind auditions, it's like Christmas morning. Sitting there with no idea what's about to happen on that stage behind you."
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'Family Circus' Creator Bil Keane Died of Congestive Heart Failure

November 10, 2011 06:57:11 GMT


Bil Keane, the creator of popular comic strip "The Family Circus", has passed away. The 89-year-old cartoonist died on Tuesday, November 8 at his home in Paradise Valley, Arizona. His son Jeff told the Associated Press that he died from congestive heart failure.

Jeff, who lives in Laguna Hills, California, noted that Bil has one of his other sons by his side after his conditioned worsened during the last month. He additionally said that the cartoonist was visited by all of his five children, nine grandchildren and great-grandchildren in the last week.
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Madonna Upset With 'Give Me All Your Love' Leak

November 10, 2011 06:35:48 GMT


Madonna is unhappy that her new single "Give Me All Your Love" was revealed without her consent. His manager Guy Oseary recently took to his Twitter to post the singer's response on the leak. "Madonna told me this morning 'my true fans wouldn't do this'," he wrote.

The brand new song was not supposed to come out until 2012. "The plan was for new music to come out in the new year... and yet someone leaked a demo version of a song yesterday," Guy explained why the Material Girl was left reeling over the premature arrival of the track.
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'Snow White and the Huntsman' Footage: Evil Queen Strangles a Woman

November 10, 2011 06:21:52 GMT


A day before Universal Pictures unleashes the first teaser trailer for "Snow White and the Huntsman", Entertainment Tonight has revealed footage of the anticipated movie. The short sneak peek opens with some behind-the-scene moments before finally unveiling some scenes of the film.

The footage highlights the dark side of Charlize Theron's Evil Queen. The antagonist character is seen heartlessly strangling a woman with her hand. It also sees Kristen Stewart's Snow White and Chris Hemsworth's Huntsman in an all-out battle scene.
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Heavy D Had Flu-Like Symptoms Before His Death, Coroner Says


November 10, 2011 06:17:58 GMT


Details surrounding Heavy D's untimely death have slowly emerged. According to the Los Angeles County Coroner's office, the 44-year-old rapper was already sick before he suddenly collapsed outside his Beverly Hills condominium on Tuesday, November 8. Assistant Chief Ed Winter told the Daily News, "He had what appeared to be like flu-like symptoms."

Supporting the coroner's statement was Heavy's cousin, Ruddy Phillips. After speaking with the "Now That We Found Love" MC's dad in Mount Vernon, New York, the 50-year-old informed the publication, "He said he had a touch of pneumonia, maybe from traveling," adding, "He just got back from England."
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'American Horror Story' 1.07 Preview: A Baby Waiting Upstairs

November 10, 2011 06:03:30 GMT


The upcoming episode of "American Horror Story" will likely deal with the mystery of the characters' interest in baby. After Constance said that the house needs the presence of another kid, Nora is told that a baby is waiting for her upstairs and is seen visiting a nursery room.

Meanwhile, the Harmons are moving forward with their plan to sale their haunted house, but they may not easily find a buyer. Larry knows that Constance is not happy with the prospect of being left by her neighbor, and together they will undermine Moira's efforts to persuade a prospective buyer to make an offer.
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Oscar Campaign for 'Deathly Hallows II' Filled With Tear-Jerking Scenes

November 10, 2011 05:47:14 GMT


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Warner Bros. Pictures has launched an Oscar campaign for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II". Unleashing a For Your Consideration video, the studio put together some of the movie's most dramatic and touching moments in addition to the positive reviews it received from the critics.

Warners aims to get the final "Harry Potter" movie a nomination in Best Pictures, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay and other technical categories. The studio also puts in a bid for Best Actor for Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint as well as Best Actress for Emma Watson.
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Justin Bieber Puts Up His Pet Snake for Charity Auction

November 10, 2011 04:50:20 GMT


Justin Bieber is giving away his pet snake for a good cause. The boyfriend of Selena Gomez has put Johnson, the peach-colored boa constrictor he brought to the 2011 Video Music Awards, up for an auction that will benefit Pencils of Promise, a nonprofit group that funds schools in the poorest parts of the world.

The baby boa constrictor has an estimated value of $1,000, according to auction site CharityBuzz. 10 bids have been made since the auction was opened on Friday, November 4. The current bid as of press time is $1,750. Bidding will be closed on Tuesday, November 29 at 2:16:00 PM EST.
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CMA Awards 2011: Full Winner List Includes Taylor Swift as Entertainer of the Year


November 10, 2011 04:29:44 GMT


Before the 45th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards came to and end, Taylor Swift was invited to the stage of the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee to collect Entertainer of the Year. This victory saved her from walking home empty handed after she was repeatedly blocked from winning 2011 Country Music Awards earlier that night.

The country music cutie brought home the top honor after having a tough competition with the best male country musicians like Jason Aldean, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton and Keith Urban. She received the honor from his senior Reba McEntire, who won the top prize in 1986. During her acceptance speech, she took time to give shout-outs to the guest performers on her concerts.
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Mariah Carey: My Short-Lived Marriage Comment Isn't About Kim Kardashian


November 10, 2011 04:18:27 GMT


Mariah Carey may have bragged about not divorcing husband Nick Cannon after four months of marriage, but she didn't mean it as a jab at Kim Kardashian's 72-day marriage to Kris Humphries. When sitting down with AJ Calloway of Extra, the "Obsessed" singer clarified the statement she made during a recent Jenny press conference.

"First of all, I don't read the tabloids unless it's about me," she made it clear. "And even then, when it is about me, I try not to read it unless it's good. I don't look at these people; I don't even know what it is, but I do know that marriages come and go really quickly in Hollywood. A lot of people have high-profile moments and then they get a divorce and I'm sure it's very painful for them."
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Piers Morgan Quits 'America's Got Talent' to Focus on His Talk Show

November 10, 2011 04:14:11 GMT


It turned out the sixth season of "America's Got Talent" was the last for Piers Morgan. The British journalist has decided to drop his role as a judge on the Simon Cowell-created show in favor of his CNN show "Piers Morgan Tonight".

The 46-year-old made the "big announcement" on the talk show Wednesday, November 9, opening it by offering himself to replace Eddie Murphy as an Oscar host. Saying that he enjoyed "every single second" of his moment on "AGT", the television presenter revealed that he discovered juggling is more difficult that he thought.
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CMA Awards 2011: Taylor Swift Performs Her Song 'Ours'


November 10, 2011 03:54:35 GMT


Taylor Swift was one of the musical guests at the 45th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards on November 9. The blonde beauty got comfy during her set by trading the elegant long dress she wore on the red carpet for a long-sleeved pink sweater.

The Big Machine Records artist, who gets five nominations this year, strummed her guitar and performed "Ours", a song taken from the deluxe package of her studio album "Speak Now". She sang on a couch in a homie set of what looks like a living room.
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First 'Journey 2' Trailer: Vanessa Hudgens and Josh Hutcherson Explore Wild Jungle

November 10, 2011 03:41:59 GMT


Vanessa Hudgens sets out on a wild adventure with Josh Hutcherson in a first trailer for "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island". In the newly released promo video, Hudgens and Hutcherson are seen embarking on a journey in a remote jungle, which is dwelled by gigantic creatures. They are exploring a volcanic mountain, riding a giant bee and fighting other monstrous animals.

Hudgens plays tour guide Kailaini, while Hutcherson reprises his role as Sean in this sequel to 2008's "Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D". They start their journey as Sean receives a coded distress signal from a mysterious island where no island should exist. Unable to stop him from going, Sean's new stepfather, Hank, joins the quest. Together with Kailani and her father, they set out to find the island, rescue its lone inhabitant and escape before seismic shockwaves force the island under the sea and bury its treasures forever.
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CMA Awards 2011: Lady Antebellum Join Winner List

November 10, 2011 03:18:31 GMT


The 45th annual Country Music Awards continues by handing Album of the Year to Jason Aldean. He is presented the trophy by ESPN sportscaster Erin Andrews and World Series MVP David Freese. This becomes his second win of the night after he previously claimed Musical Event of the Year.

Jason wins Album of the Year through his latest studio installment "My Kinda Party". The country music crooner triumphs over Blake Shelton (All About Tonight), Taylor Swift (Speak Now), Brad Paisley (This Is Country Music), and Zac Brown Band (You Get What You Give).
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Video Premiere: Bruno Mars' 'It Will Rain' From 'Breaking Dawn I'

November 10, 2011 03:13:57 GMT


After the delay last month, Bruno Mars' "It Will Rain" music video from "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part I" has finally made its way out. The clip opens with footage of Edward and Bella's wedding before proceeding to follow the singer and his leading lady through the ups and downs of their relationship.

While the scenes on the movie flash on the screen, Bruno embark on his own journey of courting the woman of his dreams. He woos her by taking her to a movie date and showering her with lots of love. When they start to grow apart, he wins her back by doing what he does best; writing a romantic love song just for her.
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'Vampire Diaries' Casts Bonnie's Mother and Alaric's Admirer

November 10, 2011 03:11:18 GMT


"The Vampire Diaries" fans will finally meet Bonnie's mother in an upcoming episode of the fantasy series. Persia White, who is best known for her role as Lynn Searcy on sitcom "Girlfriends", has been cast to play Abby Bennett who abandoned her daughter Bonnie.

According to Entertainment Weekly, Abby is "a beautiful but troubled woman who is burdened by the secrets of her past that led her to leave Bonnie." Like other Bennet women, she is determined and fiery. The character will first appear in episode 12 of season 3 and recur.
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Pics: Miranda Kerr and Adriana Lima Get Ready for Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2011

November 10, 2011 03:10:02 GMT


Victoria's Secret Angels will be strutting their stuff on the biggest runway show of the year, the 2011 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Before the hot models take turn sizzling the runway at the Lexington Avenue Armory in New York City on Wednesday, November 9 night, photos of them preparing for the show have been made available.

Among those photographed in their bedazzled pink satin robe backstage were Miranda Kerr and Adriana Lima. Kerr will be rocking the $2.5 million Fantasy Treasure Bra during the aquatic section, while Lima will don a sheer black and red number at the end of the Passion section.
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CMA Awards 2011: Jason Aldean, Kelly Clarkson and Sugarland Among Early Winners


November 10, 2011 02:19:43 GMT


Hosted by duo Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, this year's Ccountry Music Association (CMA) Awards has just been kicked off at 8 P.M. EST, and broadcast live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on ABC. Some of the musicians who won early at the event were Jason Aldean and Kenny Chesney.

Jason grabbed Musical Event of the Year through his performance with Kelly Clarkson in "Don't You Wanna Stay". This becomes the first CMA win for both of them. They pushed aside the likes of Kenny, Brad Paisley, Zac Brown Band, Loretta Lynn, Sheryl Crow and Miranda Lambert.
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CMA Awards 2011: Carrie Underwood Classy in Gold, Taylor Swift Elegant in Metallic Grey

November 10, 2011 02:19:30 GMT


One of the biggest nights in country music has been kicked off at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee as stars stepped out on Wednesday, November 9 for the 45th Annual Country Music Association Awards. Among those looking lovely on the red carpet were Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift.

28-year-old Carrie, who serves as the show's co-host with Brad Paisley for the fourth consecutive year, sparkled in a gold-sequined gown with cap sleeves by Reem Acra. The Female Vocalist of the Year nominee wore her hair down and completed her look with a champagne satin clutch, drop earrings and a cocktail ring.
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Brian Grazer Replaces Brett Ratner as Oscar Producer, Eddie Murphy Quits as Host

November 10, 2011 02:09:37 GMT


The 84th Academy Awards has found its new producer following Brett Ratner's resignation on Tuesday, November 8. Tom Sherak, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president, officially announced on Wednesday that veteran producer Brian Grazer has been tapped to replace Ratner.

"Brian Grazer is a renowned filmmaker who over the past 25 years has produced a diverse and extraordinary body of work," Sherak said in a statement. "He will certainly bring his tremendous talent, creativity and relationships to the Oscars."
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Nancy Grace Jokes on Her 'DWTS' Exit: It's a Huge Miscarriage of Justice

November 10, 2011 02:00:55 GMT


Having been known as a legal commentator, Nancy Grace has playfully seen her "Dancing with the Stars" elimination from the eye of justice. The former prosecutor appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" after she was voted off the dancing competition and joked that she was "robbed" by the reality show.

"It's a huge miscarriage of justice. I was robbed!" the 52-year-old, who was accompanied by her pro partner Tristan MacManus, jokingly said after declaring that she will be ranting and raving about the result for weeks. "That's a felony, even in California!" she added, which was agreed by host Jimmy Kimmel.
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Morgan Freeman Wins Cecil B. DeMille Award at 69th Golden Globes

November 09, 2011 17:58:30 GMT


Morgan Freeman has been selected to be the recipient of Cecil B. DeMille Award at next year's Golden Globe Awards. The news was shared by actress Amy Adams and writer slash director Pedro Almodovar on behalf of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association on Wednesday, November 9 morning.

"Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman is one of the most recognizable figures in American cinema," read the HFPA press release. "His works are among the most critically and commercially successful films of all time and Freeman himself ranks 10th among worldwide top-grossing actors of all time."
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Michael Jackson's Death Bed Up for Auction


November 09, 2011 17:44:50 GMT


Items inside Michael Jackson's Holmby Hills including the bed where the King of Pop drew his last breath on will be up for auctions next month. "We want to preserve the history of these items," said celebrity auctioneer Darren Julien, president of Julien's Auctions.

Michael's death bed is queen-size with an antique frame. Although it's a witness to Dr. Conrad Murray's frantic revival attempt of the singer back in June 2009, the bed is in good shape and the sheets have been changed.
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Oliver Platt and Edie Falco Tapped as Gotham Awards Hosts

November 09, 2011 17:23:29 GMT


With the date coming closer, The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) announces more details surrounding the November 28 show in New York City. Showtime stars Oliver Platt of "The Big C" and Edie Falco of "Nurse Jackie" would be the hosts of this year's Gotham Independent Film Awards.

Platt was nominated in Best Ensemble Cast for "Please Give" in last year's ceremony but did not win. He and Falco are co-stars in Marc Turtletaub's upcoming indie, "Gods Behaving Badly" which is expected to be released next year. He plays Apollo while she plays Artemis.
 
 
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