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December 08, 2011

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Marg Helgenberger Gets Tearful During 'CSI' Farewell Speech


December 08, 2011 09:31:01 GMT


Marg Helgenberger has wrapped her final scene for "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" on Wednesday, December 7. On the set, cast and crew members were present when the Catherine Willows depicter bid her goodbye.

"I've been thinking a lot about this moment for a very long time," she began her speech. The 53-year-old had to fight back tears when she continued saying, "From the bottom of my heart, thank you for the time of my life," which was followed by applause from people in the room.
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Demi Moore's Daughter Gets Provocative in Revealing Photo Shoot

December 08, 2011 09:25:18 GMT


One of Demi Moore's daughters is giving a peek at her naked behind. Scout Willis is being featured in an editorial that runs on personal style site StyleLikeU, and one black-and-white photo captures the 20-year-old baring her ass in a pair of buttless chaps and combat boots while riding on the back of a motorcycle.

In the picture shot by photographer Magdalena Wosinska, the Brown University student channeled her inner biker chick by also wearing a seventies style fur vest and white shirt. Riding behind a male cyclist at Sunken City in San Pedro, California, she let loose her blonde hair and sported bright lipstick.
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Margaret Thatcher Attacked by Opponents in New 'Iron Lady' Trailer

December 08, 2011 09:23:21 GMT


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Meryl Streep-starring biopic about Margaret Thatcher, "The Iron Lady", gets its new trailer available for viewing pleasure. The freshly released promo video offers more new scenes, including the one that sees Margaret's younger life before she marries Denis Thatcher.

The sneak-peek video also gives a better look at her controversial political life, where she is protested over her strict policies. At some points, she is seen getting eggs thrown at her by her opponents.
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Erika Jayne Debuts 'Party People (Ignite the World)' Video


December 08, 2011 08:34:50 GMT


Erika Jayne has just premiered a music video in support of her latest single "Party People (Ignite the World)". Staying true to the party theme of the song, the singer throws a wild all-night bash. She takes the dance floor and plays a good hostess by keeping her guests entertained with the uplifting music.

"My friend Andreas wrote 'Party People' for me along with Niclas Kings, and Kalle Engstrom," she talked to Examiner about the single. "I wanted something big, 'athemy' and fun. We went back and forth and then he called me up and said 'come over and listen.' 'Party People' was it. It's a feel-good, party song for everyone."
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Alec Baldwin Deemed Woefully Ignorant for Greyhound Bus Comparison


December 08, 2011 08:34:32 GMT


Alec Baldwin managed to upset a bus company while blasting American Airlines for his recent removal from a flight. Greyhound Bus Lines said that the Jack Donaghy of "30 Rock" is "woefully ignorant when it comes to bus travel" in a response to his blog post which likened his whole ordeal with the airlines to a "Greyhound bus experience".

"I don't know if he's ever been on one of our buses (it doesn't sound like it), but there are about 17.6 million people who travel with us every year who I'm sure wouldn't share [his] feelings," a representative for the bus company further told TMZ. "I don't know why he's mentioning Greyhound, but we take pride in our safe and enjoyable service."
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Simon Cowell Returning to 'Britain's Got Talent', Ryan Seacrest Courted for 'Today'

December 08, 2011 08:21:49 GMT


Days after there was a buzz about Simon Cowell's return to "Britain's Got Talent", ITV has finally made the news official. The network's boss, Adam Crozier, said that the former "American Idol" judge will be back on the judging panel of the British version of "Got Talent" series following David Hasselhoff and Michael McIntyre's exit.

As for another U.K. reality series "The X Factor", Crozier denied report which said that Cowell will also be brought back to save the singing talent which is said to be losing out to "Strictly Come Dancing". "X Factor is still the most-watched television show when you combine the Saturday and Sunday viewing figures," the ITV boss insisted.
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Larry, Moe and Curly Back for More Laugh in First 'Three Stooges' Trailer

December 08, 2011 08:21:46 GMT


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20th Century Fox has unleashed the first trailer for slapstick comedy "The Three Stooges". Presenting the new Larry, Moe and Curly, the nearly two-minute preview gives a look at some scenes which see the trio being introduced to iPhone, having a lobster problem and crossing path with beautiful ladies. A cameo of "Jersey Shore" star Snooki is also included.

Left on a nun's doorstep, Larry, Curly and Moe grow up finger-poking, nyuk-nyuking and woo-woo-wooing their way to uncharted levels of knuckleheaded misadventure. Now out to save their childhood home, they become embroiled in an oddball murder plot while also stumbling into starring in a phenomenally successful TV reality show.
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Rihanna Gets a Fanged Grill for 'You Da One' Music Video Shoot

December 08, 2011 08:00:33 GMT


It seems that there is more than just blonde hair, white see-through tops and booty shorts in Rihanna's "You Da One" music video. In her latest webisode, the Bajan songstress, who will show off her bad girl persona in the clip, is seen getting a fanged grill made for the video shoot.

"I'm getting a grill made for an upcoming video shoot for 'You Da One' but I only want the bottom done with fangs and they have to make a mold so they can send it to New Castle, ship it from New Castle," Riri explains while getting the mold done. "Get it made and then send it back to London for the video."
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Katy Perry Imitates Russell Brand in 'Saturday Night Live' Promo

December 08, 2011 07:24:50 GMT


Katy Perry makes fun of her own husband Russell Brand in a video to promote her "Saturday Night Live" hosting gig. Dressing in a red, cat-printed tunic, the "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" songtress appears alongside regular member Kenan Thompson.

When asked by Kenan if Russell gave her any hosting tips, Katy replies in a British accent, "Actually, he said, 'Talk like this, and look like this'." The 27-year-old, who recently landed a cameo on feature film "The Muppets", also takes a jab at her acting skill by showing a bad portrayal of someone who is losing her home.
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Shakira Ditches Long Blond Hair for Shoulder-Length Bob

December 08, 2011 07:12:52 GMT


Shakira has given herself a makeover. The "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)" singer bid goodbye to her long blond locks on Tuesday, December 6, and didn't waste time to debut her new shorter do by posting a photo of herself sporting a shoulder-length bob on her Twitter account.

Along with the picture, the 34-year-old Columbian singer shared, "4 hours ago I got my hair cut!" Photographers on the scene, however, claimed that she spent more than six hours inside the Jordi Ripoll salon in Barcelona, Spain to get the hair cut. Afterward, she allegedly headed directly to the apartment of her soccer player boyfriend, Gerard Pique.
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Tom Cruise and Paula Patton Bring Charm to 'Mission: Impossible 4' Dubai Premiere


December 08, 2011 06:52:01 GMT


"Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol" has been premiered in Dubai, UAE on Thursday, December 7 as a part of the 2011 Dubai International Film Festival. Lead actor Tom Cruise and his pretty co-star Paula Patton became the center of attention as they hit the red carpet of the special screening event taking place at the Madinat Jumeriah Complex.

Cruise oozed his masculinity in a sleek two-piece black suit paired with a tieless white shirt. The husband of actress Katie Holmes was all smiles as he posed for the swarming photographers and signed autographs for his screaming fans.
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'American Horror Story' 1.11 Preview: The Birth and the Ghost Clash

December 08, 2011 06:33:30 GMT


Get ready to welcome the twins when "American Horror Story" returns next week. In a sneak peek for the forthcoming episode, Vivien is released from the mental hospital and allowed to go home despite her doctor's worry about her pregnancy.

Shortly after she arrives, Vivien goes into labor and it appears that she will give birth in the Murder House. Trying to rid the Murder House of its spectral inhabitants, Vivien's daughter Violet, who has just been revealed to be a ghost, seemingly does not get along too well with the previous residences, Chad and Patrick.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Selena Gomez's Rep Pours Cold Water to Engagement Rumor

December 08, 2011 06:26:20 GMT


Contrary to swirling rumor, Selena Gomez is not engaged to Justin Bieber. The "Monte Carlo" beauty got the media buzzing over a possible engagement after she was spotted wearing a diamond ring on the fourth finger of her left hand on Wednesday, December 7. Her representative, however, was quick to shoot it down.

A representative for Gomez recently answered question whether Bieber has popped the question by telling Us Weekly, "She is not engaged." Sounding off similar denial was a representative for the songstress' pop sensation boyfriend. In a short statement to E! News, the rep insisted that "there is no ring and no engagement."
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New Videos: Diggy Simmons' 'Do It Like You' and Karmin's 'Crash Your Party'

December 08, 2011 06:15:08 GMT


Two newbies in music industry, Diggy Simmons and Karmin, dropped their music videos almost at the same time. The young rapper released visuals for a single called "Do It Like You", while the YouTube sensation duo unleashed a clip for their debut offering "Crash Your Party".

Diggy shares screen with his featured guest Jeremih in his video. Together, the two guys go on a date with the girls they have the hots for. Karmin, meanwhile, jump from one party to another in their clip. Partners in crime, Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan, invade a family gathering, karaoke bar, cafe, and live concert among other places.
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Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz Have Finalized Their Divorce

December 08, 2011 05:31:50 GMT


Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz are officially divorced. According to court documents filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, a judge has finalized the divorce between the younger sister of Jessica Simpson and the founder of Black Cards on November 22.

It was also uncovered that the former couple have entered into an 103-page settlement agreement which will only be filed if they have a dispute about it later on. Specifics of the agreement as well as details regarding their financial or custody arrangements, however, are being kept under tight wraps.
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'X Factor' Recap: The Top 5 Sing Own Choice With Short Preparation

December 08, 2011 04:58:44 GMT


Getting closer to the finals, the remaining five acts on "The X Factor (US)" were further tested on Wednesday, December 7. Melanie Amaro, Marcus Canty, Rachel Crowe, Josh Krajcik and Chris Rene had to perform two songs, one of which had to be a dance number, but the pressure was getting higher in the second performance.

Before entering the second round, host Steve Jones made a shocking announcement when telling the audience that the contestants would not perform the viewers' choice as it was planned. Due to this "error in communication with the song selections", the five finalists would now sing the songs selected by their own, but they only found out about this the night before.
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First 'Five-Year Engagement' Trailer: Jason Segel Has to Keep Postponing Wedding

December 08, 2011 04:46:00 GMT


The first trailer for "The Five-Year Engagement" has been debuted. Coming out via Yahoo! Movies, it starts off with Jason Segel's Tom proposing to Emily Blunt's Victoria and continues to show the complications that entail after Victoria gets a job at the University of Michigan.

Though they are ecstatic about their engagement, Tom and Victoria keep getting tripped up on the long walk down the aisle. They are forced to delay their wedding due to unexpected events like job offers, promotions and cross-country moves. What started as a two-year job offer turns to four, and before they know it, they have stayed engaged for five years.
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Gene Simmons Thinks 'Karaoke Singer' Madonna Is Not Appropriate for Super Bowl

December 08, 2011 04:04:40 GMT


Gene Simmons was unimpressed with Super Bowl XLVI for choosing Madonna as a performer during its halftime show. When leaving Boa in Hollywood recently, The KISS star told TMZ that the Material Girl is inappropriate for the gig because he thinks she's one of those singers who "get up and sing with tapes."

The rock star voiced his thought in a statement which drips with sarcasm, "I love all karaoke singers." He added, "You've got to have some integrity. I don't care what your music is, have some integrity - be real. Or, full disclosure before the fact. Hold up a sign and say, '70 percent of what you hear is fake, it's tape. I'm a karaoke singer'."
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Roy Orbison's Widow Passed Away on Anniversary of Rocker's Death

December 08, 2011 04:00:07 GMT


Barbara Orbison, the widow of Rock and Roll pioneer Roy Orbison, has lost her battle to pancreatic cancer. Family spokeswoman Sarah McMullen said that the 60-year-old died at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center on Tuesday, December 6, which happened to be the 23rd anniversary of the rocker's death.

Barbara's passing came just weeks after she was admitted into the hospital in mid-November. At time of death, she reportedly was surrounded by her sons. She will be buried next to Roy at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetary in Los Angeles in a private service and a celebration of life reception will take place at BMI offices in Nashville with date to be announced.
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'MythBusters' Hosts Visit Home Smashed by Errant Cannonball

December 08, 2011 03:46:32 GMT


"MythBusters" hosts have made a quick action to show remorse after a ballistic test filmed for their show hit two homes and a minivan in Dublin, Calif. On Wednesday, December 7, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman visited families whose houses were damaged during the cannon experiment that went awry.

"I can't imagine how angry I would be if this happened to me," Savage said after expressing their apology to a family whose wall was holed by a misfired cannonball. "We do nonstandard things all the time and we've been doing them safely for nine years ... this is the worst thing we can imagine happening."
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Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling and Rooney Mara Channel Inner Villains in 'Touch of Evil'


December 08, 2011 03:30:44 GMT


A number of A-list actors are channeling their inner villains in director Alex Prager's "Touch of Evil". Courtesy of The New York Times magazine, the video gallery project includes notable celebrities such as Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling and Rooney Mara. Each of them performs a unique style of an evil character inspired by cinematic villains and nefarious icons.

In his video, Pitt plays a fuzzy-haired Kramer-look alike man. He is seen staring wildly at the camera before opening his mouth in a silent scream. Gosling, meanwhile, is seen playing the Invisible Man that comes out from a painting. Mara, who portrays psychopathic Alex from "A Clockwork Orange", is seen doing a reverse motion that ends at the point where she shows a mean look in the eyes.
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Alec Baldwin Apologizes to Fellow Passengers for Plane Delay, but Slams Flight Attendant

December 08, 2011 03:08:11 GMT


Having deactivated his Twitter account doesn't stop Alec Baldwin from speaking out his mind over his recent removal from an American Airlines flight. On Wednesday, December 7, the "30 Rock" star made use of the Huffington Post to issue an apology for delaying fellow passengers and to further berate the flight attendant whom he believes singling him out.

"First off, I would like to apologize to the other passengers onboard the American Airlines flight that I was thrown off of yesterday," the 53-year-old began the note titled "A Farewell to Common Sense, Style, and Service on American Airlines". He then wrote, "It was never my intention to inconvenience anyone with my 'issue' with a certain flight attendant."
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Video Premiere: Willow Smith's 'Fireball' Ft. Nicki Minaj


December 08, 2011 03:01:13 GMT


Willow Smith's "Fireball" music video has debuted in full. It features flames shooting from the sky and bringing the daughter of celebrity couple Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith to earth. Rocking a fierce look, the pint-sized star embraces her youthful spirit by throwing some high-energy dance.

Willow is joined in the street party by her featured guest Nicki Minaj who opts for a playful look by donning a wavy bright-colored wig and a dress made of stuffed animals. "You're real major even though you're a minor/ Your daddy keep you in designer," she delivers her verses over the heavy-bass banger.
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'Boardwalk Empire', 'Modern Family' Score WGA and PGA Award Nominations

December 08, 2011 02:22:44 GMT


At almost the same time, the Writers Guild of America and the Producers Guild of America announced their own picks for the best of the year in TV. Having received critical acclaims, the likes of "Boardwalk Empire", "Game of Thrones", "Modern Family" and "The Good Wife" get a chance to shine at both award events.

"Boardwalk Empire", "Game of Thrones" and "Good Wife" are pitted against each other in the Drama Series category on WGA's list. They additionally have to face "Breaking Bad" and "Homeland" for the prize.
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Guns N' Roses, RHCP and Beastie Boys Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

December 08, 2011 02:20:05 GMT


Out of 15 nominees, 6 music acts which will be inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for class of 2012 have been chosen. Three of them are Guns N' Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Beastie Boys. They are joined by Laura Nyro, The Small Faces and Donovan.

It's a year to celebrate for the Beastie boys and RHCP because after being nominated in the previous years, both of the groups finally make to to the list. The Adam "MCA" Yauch band were nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007 and 2008, while the Anthony Kiedis group got the nod in 2009.
News > Celebrity Gossip

'M*A*S*H' Star Harry Morgan Dies Following a Bout of Pneumonia


December 08, 2011 02:07:22 GMT


Emmy Award winner Harry Morgan has passed away. The actor, who was famous for his portrayal of wisecracking Colonel Sherman T. Potter on "M*A*S*H", died at the age of 96 on Wednesday, December 7 at his Brentwood home in Los Angeles, his daughter-in-law Beth Morgan confirmed.

Beth additionally told the Associated Press that the Detective Bill Gannon of crime series "Dragnet" had recently been treated for pneumonia. She also remembered the late actor as "a very gentle and loving father-in-law". Saying that he was "side-splittingly funny," she added, "He was very humble about having such a successful career."
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Edgar Ramirez Is New Top Pick to Play Major Villain in 'Star Trek' Sequel

December 08, 2011 01:53:54 GMT


Shortly after Benicio Del Toro turned down the offer to tackle the villain for "Star Trek 2", it is now revealed that J.J. Abrams has set his eyes on Edgar Ramirez to take the part. The actor playing assassin Paz in "The Bourne Ultimatum" reportedly is a frontrunner with "Colombiana" actor Jordi Molla also included in the mix.

According to Variety, Ramirez is expected to test for the role via Skype this week as Abrams is moving fast to cast the major villain. Since Del Toro bailed out of the project, Abrams and Paramount Pictures aim to rush their search for an actor who could commit to a six-month filming schedule starting January 2012.
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Michael Buble Remains at No. 1 on Hot 200, Passes 1 Million Mark

December 08, 2011 01:35:20 GMT


It's a slow week on Billboard Hot 200 this week. Last week's champ Michael Buble reclaims the throne on the U.S. album chart with his latest holiday effort "Christmas" which adds another 293,000 copies (up 29%). The number is enough to push the album's cumulative sales over 1 million mark (1.03 m) in only four weeks.

Adele rises from No. 7 to No. 2 for her sophomore set "21" pulls in 144,000 copies, passing 4 million mark (4.8 m). Justin Bieber also climbs up the ladder from No. 6 to No. 3 with "Under the Mistletoe". Although climbing higher, the album actually suffers 11% decrease of sales by adding only another 133,000 units.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Naked Lindsay Lohan Straddling Bunny Chair in Leaked Playboy Cover

December 08, 2011 01:23:34 GMT


Lindsay Lohan's plan to unveil her photos for Playboy magazine has been disrupted. Shortly after a representative for the men's magazine announced that the actress will debut her highly-anticipated spread during an interview on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show", her cover photo from the January/February issue was leaked online.

In the cover shot, posted by The Insider, the Cady Heron of "Mean Girls" is seen wearing nothing but a pair of black high heels while straddling a red Playboy bunny-shaped chair. Leaving mostly to the imagination, her breasts are strategically covered by the bunny ears. The 25-year-old lets her blonde curls fall around her shoulders.
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Olivia Wilde Is Dating 'SNL' Star Jason Sudeikis

December 07, 2011 18:39:46 GMT


Dating news comes from unexpected couple Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis. The actress has been linked to a number of actors in the past including Justin Timberlake and Bradley Cooper but it is the "Saturday Night Live" cast-member who wins her heart eventually.

According to Us Weekly, Wilde and Suideikis were seen holding hands as the walked around at the variety show's after-party at New York City's Loi on Sunday, December 4. "She's come to the [SNL] studio at Rockefeller Center, and they've gone out to dinner after rehearsals," a source said. Wilde recently made a brief cameo on "SNL" digital short in which Jason Segel was hosting.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Rob Kardashian Secretly Dates a British Singer

December 07, 2011 18:03:36 GMT


Rob Kardashian has got himself a British girlfriend. The younger brother of reality star Kim Kardashian reportedly is secretly dating blonde singer Rita Ora who is an artist in Jay-Z's record label Roc Nation.

According to NY Post, Rob and Rita met through rapper Lil' Romeo a few months ago. Rita goes back and forth from London to US and is hardly known to Rob's family because they only recently date. They planned to make the relationship public at the Dream Downtown on Wednesday, December 7. Rob was doing some DJ work for Macy's new active-wear line, Ideology.
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Armie Hammer Set to Portray Prisoner in 'By Virtue Fall'

December 07, 2011 17:51:33 GMT


"The Social Network" star Armie Hammer has joined the cast list of Sheldon Turner's "By Virtue Fall". Fresh from playing the titular role in Disney's "The Lone Ranger" opposite Johnny Depp, Hammer is set to fill in the role of an ATF agent in the action film.

Hammer's character is framed by his mentor and winds up in prison. Once released, he's fixated on getting revenge on his former partner, played by Eric Bana, who has flourished in his new life and tried to cleanse himself of the past.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Report: Khloe Kardashian Starts IVF Treatment to Get Pregnant


December 07, 2011 17:29:08 GMT


Khloe Kardashian reportedly is no longer patient enough to conceive naturally. She and husband Lamar Odom, who have been married for two years, have opted to undergo in-vitro fertilization which costs around $10,000 to $15,000 per treatment.

"She is desperate for a baby with Lamar and will do whatever it takes," a friend of the couple told Us Weekly magazine. "They have faith the IVF will work." The reality star has even started consultations as well as consumption of pre-natal vitamins.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Sinead O'Connor to Marry for the Fourth Time

December 07, 2011 17:02:51 GMT


Only three months after giving her fans scare for suicide messages, Sinead O'Connor once again surprises them with the latest news about her life. The singer is going to marry her boyfriend Barry Herridge on Thursday, December 8 which also happens to be her 45th birthday.

"With enormous joy myself and my beloved boyfriend Barry Herridge will be getting married tomorrow, December 8th 2011 at 'an un-disclosed location' in my absolute dream wedding ceremony," she wrote the announcement on her official website. She added, "[I am a] very happy girl."
 
 
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