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November 30, 2011

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'Army Wives' Picks Up More Episodes but Cast Are Weighed Down

November 30, 2011 16:45:35 GMT


"Army Wives" is here to stay. The veteran drama series has been given a 10-episode order by Lifetime, extending its number of episodes in season 6 from 13 to 23. The series has had 19 episodes in one season before but never went beyond 20.

Lifetime's decision to add episodes into the series, according to Deadline, is based on the fact that their news series "The Protector" and "Against the Wall" did not perform well. In addition, the cable will dodge the complexity of new paperworks because the cast don't have deals beyond the sixth season. The current contract require them to do all episodes produced in a season.
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Pregnant Kourtney Kardashian Already Nine Weeks Along

November 30, 2011 15:56:31 GMT


It's time for Kourtney Kardashian to shine. After the news of sister Kim Kardashian's divorce from Kris Humphries and baby bro Rob Kardashian's second-place victory on "Dancing with the Stars", the eldest sister shared that she is pregnant with baby number two.

"Scott [Disick] and I are so excited to announce that we are expecting our second child and are thrilled to be expanding the love in our family," she said in a statement to E! Online. Kourtney and Scott are already parents to 2-year-old Mason.
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Jeremy Renner Weighs In on Possible Solo Movie for Hawkeye

November 30, 2011 08:59:47 GMT


After playing Hawkeye in both "Thor" and "The Avengers", Jeremy Renner recently shared about the possibility of a solo movie for the character. In an interview with Collider, the 40-year-old actor admitted that there are many variables to be considered before making a Hawkeye film.

"I don't know. There are a lot of variables in that one. Would they want to make one? What would it be about? There are a lot of things," Renner insisted. "I suppose, if they all align, then it could be interesting 'cause I certainly like the character. But, I don't know what the future holds."
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Kellan Lutz Rocks a Mohawk Before Shaving His Head Completely

November 30, 2011 08:43:15 GMT


How Kellan Lutz will look like if he styles his hair in a mohawk? The actor famous for his portrayal of Emmett Cullen in the "Twilight Saga" film series gave his fans the answer when he posted, on his WhoSay page on Tuesday, November 29, a photo of him rocking the hairdo.

In the caption of the self-portrait, the 26-year-old wrote, "Movember equals MoHawk month right, or was it Mustache?" as referring to a November campaign that asks men to grow mustaches to raise funds for men's health issues. He continued, "Out with the old and in with the new, good bye dark hair it's been fun."
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Bryan Singer Close to Direct and Produce 'The Munsters' Reboot

November 30, 2011 08:40:13 GMT


Bryan Singer will likely lend his hands to revive "The Munsters". The man behind "X-Men" and "X2" is currently closing in on a deal to direct and executive produce the TV reboot project which recently got a greenlight from NBC.

The 46-year-old filmmaker is reportedly interested in the remake of the classic comedy series since before the Peacock gave it a pilot order. If the deal is sealed, the "Superman Returns" helmer will serve as executive producer alongside Bryan Fuller who writes the reboot.
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New 'Shame' Red Band Trailer Highlights Sexual Tension in Subway

November 30, 2011 08:30:18 GMT


Fox Searchlight Pictures has unleashed a new red band trailer for "Shame". Despite lack of dialog, the promo video gives away the one scene that focuses on the sexual tension Michael Fassbender shares with a beautiful woman in a subway. Intercepting the scene are his explicit sexual intercourse with a number of women.

Fassbender portrays Brandon, a 30-something man living in New York who shuns intimacy with women but feeds his desires with a compulsive addiction to sex. When his wayward younger sister moves into his apartment stirring memories of their shared painful past, his insular life spirals out of control.
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'True Blood': Christopher Meloni In Talks for Major Role


November 30, 2011 07:36:04 GMT


Christopher Meloni may be a bloodsucker when he returns on the small screen. The 50-year-old, who left "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" earlier this year after more than 10 years, is said to be in talks with HBO for a major role in "True Blood" season 5.

Sources tell TVLine that the Elliot Stabler of the long-running NBC law series is circling the role of an incredibly powerful vampire. A representative for the cable network, however, refuses to release any comment regarding what could be a big casting scoop for the horror series.
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Miranda Kerr Stunning in Leopard at Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Viewing Party

November 30, 2011 07:35:10 GMT


Miranda Kerr has brought her beauty to a special viewing party for the 2011 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Hitting the pink carpet outside the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, California on Tuesday, November 29, the 28-year-old supermodel looked stunning in a leopard-print dress by Emanuel Ungaro that she paired with black heels.

The wife of Orlando Bloom, who donned a $2.5 million Fantasy Treasure Bra on the fashion show, was joined by fellow Angels Alessandra Ambrosio and Lily Aldridge. The former dazzled in a silver and gold-embellished mini dress from Balmain dress, while the latter rocked a dark pink mini dress and black peep toe shoes.
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Videos: Nicki Minaj, Kanye, Jay-Z and Maroon 5 Perform at Victoria's Secret


November 30, 2011 07:25:37 GMT


Victoria's Secret Show has finally aired on November 29, three weeks after the taping. Soon afterwards, footage from the event flood the web, featuring the likes of Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, Jay-Z and Maroon 5 making performances on the catwalk.

Minaj made a performance for the Club Pink. Rocking a spunky, colorful outfit consisting of an orange bustier top and a pair of vibrant tights with a matching cosmic-themed skirt, the Young Money rapstress delivered pop-induced track "Super Bass" while the Angels strutted their stuff.
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'Breaking Dawn I' Passes $500M Mark Worldwide in Only 12 Days

November 30, 2011 07:15:05 GMT


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"The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part I" has hit a big milestone in less than two weeks after being released worldwide. On Tuesday, November 29, Summit Entertainment announced that the vampire movie has grossed $508 million on Monday, surpassing the $500 million mark on worldwide box office in merely 12 days.

Aside from achieving a big success globally, the Bill Condon-directed fantasy romance has made a huge accomplishment domestically. The film grossed $223 from ticket sales in North America, placing it on the top 12 movies which reach $220 million in 10 days.
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'Pretty Little Liars' to Return for a Third Season

November 30, 2011 06:50:17 GMT


"Pretty Little Liars" has been renewed for a third season by ABC Family. The network ordered 24 episodes for the mystery, thriller series which is expected to return in June 2012 after wrapping up the second season earlier the year.

ABC Family also ordered 24 episodes for the second season of "PLL", but it was expanded to 25 with a special Halloween outing which aired last October. The remaining new episodes of season 2 will resume airing on Monday, January 2.
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Daniel Craig Criticizes the Kardashians for Behaving Like 'F***ing Idiot' on TV

November 30, 2011 06:32:16 GMT


Daniel Craig is clearly not a fan of celebrities who sell their lives for television. The Mikael Blomkvist of "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" has openly criticized Kim Kardashian and her famous family for making millions from flaunting their private lives in front of the public eye, branding them "f***ing idiots".

In the January 2012 edition of British GQ, the 43-year-old actor shared his thought over keeping one's private life private. "I think there's a lot to be said for keeping your own counsel," he said. "It's not about being afraid to be public with your emotions or about who you are and what you stand for. But if you sell it off it's gone."
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Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams Among 2012 Independent Spirit Awards Nominees

November 30, 2011 06:15:57 GMT


The nominations for the 2012 Independent Spirit Awards have been announced on Tuesday, November 29. In the Best Male Lead category, Ryan Gosling earned a nomination through his role as Hollywood stunt driver in "Drive". Meanwhile, in the Best Female Lead category, Michelle Williams is being nominated for her portrayal of Marilyn Monroe in "My Week with Marilyn".

Gosling is set to go head-to-head against the likes of Woody Harrelson ("Rampart), Michael Shannon ("Take Shelter"), Demian Bichir ("A Better Life") and Jean Dujardinis ("The Artist"). As for Williams, the 31-year-old actress will have to compete against other strong contenders, such as Lauren Ambrose ("Think of Me"), Rachael Harris ("Natural Selection"), Adepero Oduye ("Pariah") and Elizabeth Olsen ("Martha Marcy May Marlene").
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The Kardashians Surprise Bully Victim's Family in 'Extreme Makeover' Previews


November 30, 2011 06:03:10 GMT


"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" will get a dose of the Kardashians in an upcoming episode, which previews have landed online. Kim Kardashian and her sisters, Kourtney Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian, make a surprise appearance in the upcoming outing which is dedicated to the family of 11-year-old Carl Joseph-Walker, who committed suicide after being bullied.

The Kardashian sisters are taking Carl's sister, Dominique Walker, for shopping, while the family's home is being rebuilt. "I was bullied my entire elementary school and high school," Khloe opens up about her own experience. "I had the hardest time with it and I would never talk about it, I would internalize everything."
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Video Premiere: Honor Society's 'Spread the Love'

November 30, 2011 05:57:38 GMT


Honor Society encourage their devotees to give back to the community in a Micah Weisberg-directed music video for their latest single "Spread the Love". The four-piece band team up with the Salvation Army to show the fans what they could do to help others.

The Salvation Army is a non-profit organization which Honor Society have worked with closely over the years. In 2009, Alexander Noyes and his friends joined forces with the organization in the band's music video for their holiday song "White Christmas".
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Amy Winehouse's 'Back to Black' Dress Sold for Over $67,000 at Auction

November 30, 2011 04:52:31 GMT


A dress worn by the late Amy Winehouse on the cover of her hit album "Back to Black" has brought big money at auction. According to Kerry Taylor Auctions in London, the white and red polka-dot chiffon dress was purchased by the Fundacion Museo de la Moda, a fashion museum in Santiago, Chile, for over $67,000.

Present at the Tuesday, November 29 auction in central London, Amy's father Mitch told CBS News that Disaya, the Thailand-based designer of the dress, has agreed to donate proceeds from the sale to Amy Winehouse Foundation. "We are just over the moon and this is a wonderful start to the foundation," he said.
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2011 New York Critics Award Winners: 'The Artist', Meryl Streep and Brad Pitt

November 30, 2011 04:41:45 GMT


The 2011 New York Film Critics Circle Awards has announced its winners on Tuesday, November 29 on its official Twitter feed. "The Artist" won the top prize of Best Picture, making the black-and-white silent movie a potential Oscar contender. Its director, Michel Hazanavicius, was also named the Best Director.

On why the group chose "The Artist" for the coveted award, John Anderson, the chairman of New York Film Critics Circle, explained, "It's a celebration of cinema." He added, "It's clever and it's upbeat and all that, but it's really about the movies. Of course, that's going to strike a chord among critics."
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Official: Lady GaGa to Open and Close Grammy Nominations Concert

November 30, 2011 04:06:08 GMT


A little detail of Lady GaGa's performance at the upcoming Grammy nominations concert has been revealed. The Mother Monster informs her Twitter followers that she will perform not just once but twice on the music event to kick off to the biggest night in music industry.

"I am so excited to OPEN and CLOSE the Grammy Nomination concert 2moro night!" GaGa tweets of what to expect from the gig. She furthermore teases with whom she had the rehearsal, "What a blast rehearsing with Jennifer [Nettles] and Kristian [Bush]. Sugarland!"
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Newlyweds Share Awkward First Kiss in 'Virgin Diaries' Preview


November 30, 2011 04:03:04 GMT


A promo for the upcoming one-hour special "Virgin Diaries" delivers a message to couples: Learn to kiss before making out in public. In the sneak peek for TLC's show, a romantic and sacred moment on a couple's wedding day turns hilarious when the newlyweds share their first kiss in front of their guests.

While this particular couple decides to take abstinence to an extreme level and save their first kiss for their wedding, another man shares, "I'm not a virgin entirely by choice." The video also offers a preview to testimonies from some virgin women.
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Justin Bieber Overtakes Kim Kardashian as Most-Searched Person in 2011


November 30, 2011 04:02:26 GMT


Justin Bieber has been crowned the most-searched person of 2011. A survey conducted by Internet search engine Bing uncovered that the "Baby" hitmaker dethroned last year's queen of search Kim Kardashian, who slipped to No. 2, by moving from last year's No. 6 position to the penthouse.

The 17-year-old pop sensation, who also topped the list of Most Searched Musician this year, was the only male to make it into the top 10 of the search list. Aside from Kim, he was also joined by Jennifer Aniston, Lindsay Lohan, Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears, Katy Perry, Megan Fox, Lady GaGa and Miley Cyrus in respective order.
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Jennifer Lopez Preparing a Greatest Hits Album

November 30, 2011 03:45:27 GMT


Amidst buzzing news over her controversial Fiat commercial and her love life with much-younger guy, Jennifer Lopez is busy putting together a greatest hits album for her next offering. The plan to release compilation CD is confirmed by vocal producer Kuk Harrel.

"I just got the call a week ago that the greatest-hits album for Jennifer Lopez is coming up," Kuk reveals the project to MTV News. "Now I'm just waiting for them to put on the schedule [and] let me know what songs we're actually cutting and stuff like that."
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'Glee': Sam Strips Off in Preview, Ricky Martin Lands a Sexy Role

November 30, 2011 03:12:24 GMT


Chord Overstreet's Sam Evans is back on "Glee" in the upcoming episode and his return won't be an ordinary one. He makes Rachel and Finn's jaws drop when the couple see him baring his chest and dancing sexily on a stage.

According to the official synopsis, Finn tracks Sam down to convince the blonde hunk to rejoin New Directions as the glee club is recruiting a few more members. Words are, the former McKinley High football player will join the school's Synchronized Swim Team in an attempt to win Mercedes back.
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Daniel Radcliffe May Play Gay Poet Allen Ginsberg in 'Kill Your Darlings'

November 30, 2011 03:00:19 GMT


Daniel Radcliffe may ditch his "Harry Potter" wizard boy persona to become a homosexual in his next movie. After recently admitting to French Press that he would love to play a gay character, it is now said that the English actor has secured a role in "Kill Your Darlings".

Twitch has learned that Radcliffe is likely to star as Allen Ginsberg, a famed Beat Generation poet who is also a gay activist, in the John Krokidas-directed thriller. He reportedly will come to work on it after wrapping up his Broadway stint "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying".
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Mike Posner's New Single 'Looks Like Sex' From Album 'Sky High'

November 30, 2011 03:00:07 GMT


Mike Posner drops a sexually-dripping single called "Looks Like Sex" for the first official offering from his new album "Sky High". In this track, the "Cooler Than Me" hitmaker shamelessly declares his lust for a hot lady whom he runs into.

"Forget them other boys baby, forget them other guys," Mike coos over the laid-back, yet slinky synths. "That ass makes me wanna uhuuu/ You know exactly what you do/ I would really like to take that home/ Everybody here knows/ She looks like sex, sex, sex, sex."
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Lady GaGa: What Intimidates Men Is My Mind, Not My Purse


November 30, 2011 02:59:50 GMT


Lady GaGa has gone candid when talking about her bad romances. In an interview for the January issue of Vanity Fair, the "Marry the Night" singer shared her theory over the matter, saying that men are intimidated by her not because of her fame and fortune, but rather because of her creative mind.

"Perhaps it's a whose-d**k-is-bigger contest. If I go to the piano and write a quick song and play it back, they are angry with how fast and effortless it is. That's who I am, and I don't apologize for it," she explained. "I think what it really is, is that I date creative people. And I think that what intimidates them is not my purse; it's my mind."
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Comedy Central to Re-Air Patrice O'Neal's Stand-Up Special as a Tribute

November 30, 2011 02:26:05 GMT


Comedy Central is set to celebrate the life of Patrice O'Neal by re-airing his foul-mouthed stand-up special. A repeat of "Elephant in the Room" is scheduled to run Wednesday, November 30, just a day after the comedian's sudden passing. An edited version of the hour-long special will air at 8 P.M., while the uncensored one will air later at midnight.

O'Neal died at the age of 41 on Tuesday morning, November 29 due to complications of the stroke he suffered on October 19. "Many of us have lost a close and loved friend; all of us have lost a true comic genius... The family wishes to thank all of the fans and friends who have expressed an outpouring of love and support for Patrice these past weeks," his manager Jonathan Brandstein said in a statement.
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T-Pain's 'Look at Her Go' Ft. Chris Brown Comes Out in Full

November 30, 2011 02:15:52 GMT


After getting previewed a few days ago, T-Pain's new song "Look at Her Go" which features Chris Brown has surfaced in its entirety. Both artists get autotuned in this track, but it's the king who kicks off the track by chanting, "Come on baby keep on doin watchu doin' ".

T-Pain proceeds with "Look at her go, yeah she know what she doing, wobblity, wobblity, drop it like it's hot," before Breezy takes it over. "Baby I've been looking for you a while now, and I ain't playing with you baby, pull the draws down," the R&B singer delivers his equally-flirty lyrics.
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Demi Moore Goes on First Dinner Date With Florist Post-Ashton Kutcher Split


November 30, 2011 02:02:14 GMT


The man Demi Moore was spotted having dinner with in Los Angeles last Saturday, November 26 has been identified. It turned out that he is the "Margin Call" actress' florist Eric Butterbaugh, who reportedly had helped her try to save her marriage to Ashton Kutcher.

According to Us Weekly, Eric accompanied Demi when she was reunited with estranged husband Ashton on a camping trip back in October after Ashton was alleged to have cheated on her with Sara Leal. As for his relationship with the 49-year-old actress, one source told the publication, "They are BFFs. Totally platonic friends."
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Paramount Sued Over Profit Sharing on Its Blockbuster Films

November 30, 2011 02:01:36 GMT


Paramount Pictures is facing a lawsuit from its key co-financing partner. The America's oldest existing film studio is sued by investors in Melrose 2 over the profit sharing on around 29 blockbuster movies, including the "Transformers" series, "Mission: Impossible 3", "Jackass: Number Two", "Blades of Glory" and "Dreamgirls".

Melrose 2 has filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday, November 29. The company claimed to have not collected any profit from investing an estimated $375 million in 2006 for 29 movies produced by both Paramount and DreamWorks, which at that time was a subsidiary of Paramount. The films themselves grossed nearly $7 billion worlwide in ticket sales.
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'Pan Am' to End Production After 14 Episodes, but Not Canceled

November 30, 2011 01:39:14 GMT


"Pan Am" will have a short freshman season. Following speculations on the show's fate, it has been officially announced that the period drama series will end production after completing the 14th episode in early 2012, but is not canceled yet.

Earlier on Tuesday, November 29, one of the show's stars, Karine Vanasse, tweeted that the cast and crew just received the call that "Pan Am" is "only coming back for one more episode after Christmas." While her tweet sparked the buzz that the rookie series has met its dead end, ABC denied it.
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Justin Bieber Previews 'All I Want for Christmas Is You' Music Video

November 30, 2011 01:33:13 GMT


One day before the premiere of Justin Bieber's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" music video, a short snippet comes out to give a clue on what to expect from the soon-to-be-released clip. Wearing a festive-themed jacket, the popstar is seen shopping for Christmas gifts with a few friends in a colorfully-decorated mall.

The full music video is set to be unleashed on Wednesday, November 30 during the airing of the annual Rockefeller Tree Lighting on NBC. Mariah Carey, the original singer of the single who also lends her vocals to Bieber's version, will make a cameo. She'll be seen lounging in a Santa Claus sleigh with her dog Jill E. Beans.
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Charlie Sheen Offers Heartfelt Tribute for the Late Patrice O'Neal

November 30, 2011 01:15:22 GMT


After news broke out that Patrice O'Neal has died due to complications of a stroke, words of condolences have been pouring in from the entertainment world. Among those offering heartfelt tribute for the loss was Charlie Sheen, the troubled actor whom the late comedian roasted on Comedy Central special last September.

"The entertainment world as well as the world at large lost a brilliant man today," Charlie wrote on his WhoSay page. "Patrice had that rare 'light' around him and inside of him. I only knew him for the few days leading up to the Roast. Yet I will forever be inspired by his nobility, his grace and his epic talent. My tears today are for the tremendous loss to his true friends and loving family."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Dr. Conrad Murray Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison but May Serve Only Half

November 29, 2011 18:51:03 GMT


After three weeks of conviction, Dr. Conrad Murray has been sentenced to maximum prison for involuntary manslaughter in the death of pop star Michael Jackson. The physician is sentenced to "the high term of four years imprisonment" but he may serve only half of it and via "home confinement" due to jail overcrowding.

During the sentencing, Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor was angry particularly because Murray put the blame on Jackson on his MSNBC documentary. "Dr. Murray engaged in a recurring, continuous pattern of deceit and lies," the judge said. The doctor insisted in the documentary that Jackson injected a lethal dose of Propofol to himself while he was away from the room.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Comedian Patrice O'Neal Passes Away at 41

November 29, 2011 18:29:38 GMT


Comedian Patrice O'Neal has passed away at the age of 41. News of his death was confirmed by "Opie and Anthony" co-host Gregg Hughes on Twitter. "Yes it's true that our pal Patrice O'Neal has passed away. The funniest and best thinker i've ever known PERIOD. #devastated," Hughes tweeted.

Hughes then posted a video of O'Neal's guest appearance on the radio show back in 2009, writing "Patrice O'Neal Greatest Laugh EVER". O'Neal was a regular guest on the radio show. It was not explained how O'Neal died, but he suffered a stroke back in October.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Ex-Wife Is Taking Away Children From Usher

November 29, 2011 17:20:32 GMT


Claiming that terms of their child custody have been repeatedly violated, Tameka Foster has filed court documents in Georgia to strip Usher off their children. The ex-wife wants to take away the kids because he has, among others, closed her credit cards and owed her more than $34,000 worth of payments.

The documents which were obtained by TMZ say that Usher also repeatedly did not obtain her permission to take the kids outside the state. By legal means, he's obligated to do so after their divorce in 2009. They produced two sons from the two-year marriage.
 
 
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