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December 10, 2011

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'Law and Order: SVU' Set Dismantled After Wall Street Protesters Stormed In

December 10, 2011 16:21:09 GMT


The production of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" was forcefully shut down when more than 100 Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protesters stormed in the set. The NBC series was filming an OWS-themed episode and the protesters saw the set across Manhattan State Supreme Courthouse as a stage for political theater.

"We made it so that they could not exploit us and that's awesome," said Tammy Schapiro of Brooklyn. Another Brooklyn native, Aaron Black said, "We thought we would bring some extras down and add some reality to this show. Why should they be able to put tents up in a public park when we are unable to do that?"
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Matt Damon Filming 'Saturday Night Live' Skit as a Homeless Man

December 10, 2011 05:56:38 GMT


Matt Damon might have not been named the Sexiest Man Alive by People if he had always dressed like the way he did recently. The Jason Bourne of "Bourne" trilogy was spotted on Friday, December 9 wearing an unflattering garb while filming a skit for "Saturday Night Live".

Sharing scene with this week's host Katy Perry and regular cast member Andy Samberg, Damon sported unkempt hair, crinkled coat, jeans, boots and moth-eaten woolen hat. At one point, he was seen taking a bite of pizza which he snatched from Samberg's hand. Perry, who donned a winter outfit, looked at him with shocked expression.
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Newcomer Cast to Play Jackie Robinson in '42', Harrison Ford Also Signs On

December 10, 2011 05:53:04 GMT


Jackie Robinson's biopic "42" has found its lead actor. According to Variety, Legendary Pictures has tapped newcomer Chadwick Boseman to play the legendary Brooklyn Dodgers player in the upcoming Brian Helgeland-directed movie.

This will be Boseman's first big role in a feature film. He previously had some small parts on some TV series, including "Justified" and "Castle". He also tackled a supporting role in 2008's football pic "The Express".
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Video: Lady GaGa Channels Her Inner Ballerina on 'Ellen DeGeneres Show'

December 10, 2011 05:35:58 GMT


Lady GaGa was a ballerina when performing "Marry the Night" on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" recently. The Mother Monster rocked a long-sleeved all-pink outfit with a cute tutu and finished off her look with towering shoes which made her moves restricted in stretcher bar area. Halfway through the set, she got the shoes taken off and traded with a pair of more sensible heels.

" 'Marry the Night' is about marrying the darkness, marrying what is difficult about your life," she explained the premise behind the song. "So I guess what the video is asking from all of you is to bare your struggles very close to your heart and have them be a part of you that you're proud of, as opposed to something that you're ashamed of."
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Jodie Foster's Estranged Dad Sentenced to Five Years in Jail

December 10, 2011 05:28:21 GMT


Jodie Foster's estranged father will be spending a next few years behind bars because of his home-building scam. Los Angeles city attorney spokesman Frank Mateljan revealed that Lucius Foster was sentenced to five years in jail on Friday, December 2, two days after he was convicted of 21 counts of grand theft and 9 of contracting without a license.

At the courthouse in Van Nuys located just north of Los Angeles, Judge Dohi expressed his concern that Lucius doesn't seem to have any intention to stop soliciting customers. The judge told the 89-year-old from Sherman Oaks, California, "Despite your personal charm, you are dangerous."
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First Trailer for Chris Brown-Starring Comedy 'Think Like a Man' Released

December 10, 2011 05:20:00 GMT


"Think Like a Man" gets its first trailer available for viewing pleasure. A courtesy of Yahoo! Movies, the promo video centers on a group of men who have a problem in the way they treat their girlfriends. It additionally shows a funny scene where R&B star Chris Brown is in bed with Meagan Good before he tiptoes out and steals her coffee when she goes into the bathroom.

The comedy film follows four men who have their love lives turned upside down as their ladies begin to take advice from Steve Harvey's best-selling book "Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man". As those guys find out about that, they decide to turn the tables on their girlfriends and take matters into their own hands.
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'Glee' Video Premieres: 'All I Want for Christmas Is You' and 'Do They Know It's Christmas?'

December 10, 2011 05:08:43 GMT


In anticipation of "Glee" upcoming holiday episode, two festive-themed music videos featuring the cast embracing the holiday spirit are revealed. One features a cover of Mariah Carey's classic "All I Want for Christmas Is You", and the other has a rendition of Bob Geldof-written "Do They Know It's Christmas?".

Mercedes (Amber Riley) leads the revamped tune of the Mariah song. She sings the song, while her school mates serve as backing vocalists while decorating the Christmas tree in their music room. Rachel (Lea Michele) and Finn (Cory Monteith) bring romantic vibes by locking lips under the mistletoe.
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'Sweet Home Alabama' Finale: Tribble Picks Tristan, Fans Are Overjoyed

December 10, 2011 05:00:49 GMT


Tribble Reese has made his final decision on "Sweet Home Alabama" season 2. After dating 22 girls throughout the course of season 2, the 26-year-old model finally landed his heart on Tristan Smith in the Friday, December 9 episode.

Earlier in the season finale, Tribble had one last date each with Tristan and the other remaining finalist, Jacqueline Honulik. For their romantic getaway, the Atlanta-born hunk and city girl Jacqueline had a private cruise in New York and watched the sunset at the Statue of Liberty. They even declared "I love you" to each other under the Brooklyn Bridge.
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'The Muppets' Director Slams Accusation of Promoting Communist Propaganda

December 10, 2011 04:21:18 GMT


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"The Muppets" director has spoken out against accusation that his movie is spreading an anti-corporate message to American children. Addressing the recent criticism when talking to The Hollywood Reporter at the premiere of the family film during the 2011 Dubai Film Festival, James Bobin insisted that Kermit and co. are not communist.

"It's a very strange turn of events to hear a question like that. Cable news is 24 hours long so you have to fill it up with something. No, the Muppets are not communist," Bobin responded to question whether the Muppets are communists. "And the character of Tex Richman is not an allegory for capitalism in any way."
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Mindy McCready Credits Son for Giving Her a Reason to Live

December 10, 2011 04:16:03 GMT


Mindy McCready has attempted suicide several times in the past, but she now claims that her young son has given her a reason to live. In a new interview on "20/20" airing Friday, December 9 night, the "Ten Thousand Angels" singer told ABC News' Andrea Canning, "Zander saved my life."

The 36-year-old, who made headlines for taking the 5-year-old boy from her mother's home earlier the same month, elaborated her statement, "Every time I wanted to let go and give in, I remember what he did for me." She went on to gush, "[I love him] more than anything. He is my little angel."
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'Nate Berkus Show' Canceled After Two Seasons

December 10, 2011 04:13:39 GMT


After his mentor Oprah Winfrey ended her daytime show, Nate Berkus will also pull down the curtain for the last time on his own show. Sony Pictures Television and Harpo Studios have announced that they will pull the plug on "The Nate Berkus Show" after it completes its second season in May 2012.

"After careful consideration, we have decided that The Nate Berkus Show will not return for a third season in the fall," Sony and Harpo said in a joint statement. "We are grateful for the hard work and heart that Nate, [executive producer] Corin Nelson and their entire team have poured into the show, and we're very proud of what they've delivered."
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Josh Brolin Aims Gun at Sean Penn in First Official Look at 'Gangster Squad'

December 10, 2011 03:25:48 GMT


The first official look at Sean Penn and Josh Brolin in "The Gangster Squad" has been unleashed via Entertainment Weekly. The image sees Brolin's John O'Mara showing off an angry look while aiming a revolver at Penn's Mickey Cohen, who seems to be surrendering to O'Mara.

Explaining the scene featured in the still, director Ruben Fleischer said, "Ultimately it's the story between these two guys. It's Josh and Sean who face off at the end after a big gun battle between the Gangster Squad and Cohen and his men."
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Adele Pulls Off Triple Crown in Billboard's Year-End Charts

December 10, 2011 03:25:31 GMT


Adele is crowned this year's top artist by Billboard in its year-end chart. The British pop sensation is declared an artist who unmistakably owns 2011 for having top single with "Rolling in the Deep" and top album with "21". The brunette beauty becomes the first female artist who stakes her claims to the three biggest year-end honors at once.

Adele's title as the top artist of 2011 additionally marks the third year in a row a woman receives the honor. She follows the footsteps of Lady GaGa and Taylor Swift who took the crown in 2010 and 2009 respectively. The other lady who took the reign was Whitney Houston who earned it in 1993, thanks to "The Bodyguard" soundtrack and "I Will Always Love You" single.
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Kirsten Dunst Protects Herself From Alleged French Stalker With Restraining Order

December 10, 2011 03:23:14 GMT


Kirsten Dunst has been granted a temporary restraining order against an obsessed fan from Dijon, France. A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge signed the order that requires Jean Christophe Prudhon to stay at least 100 yards from the "Melancholia" star, her home, her car and her workplace, on Friday, December 9.

In a sworn declaration filed with the court, Dunst's mother Inez claimed that the 51-year-old man has left "dozens of letters at my home, describing his obsession with my daughter." She added that he even showed up at the doorstep of her Toluca Lake, California home recently, asking to speak to the 29-year-old actress.
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'Vampire Diaries' Casts Two Other Members of the Original Family

December 10, 2011 03:22:41 GMT


"The Vampire Diaries" has found two actors to round up the members of the Original family. Caspar Zafer and Nathaniel Buzolic have been tapped to take the recurring roles of Finn and Kol respectively, TV Guide reports.

Both Finn and Kol are Klaus' brothers. They will first appear in episode 13 of season 3 which is slated to air on January 26, 2012. Things will likely get complicated for the family once Finn and Kol learn that Klaus killed their parents, Esther and Mikael.
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Kim Kardashian Makes a Trip to Haiti for Charity Work


December 10, 2011 02:51:04 GMT


Kim Kardashian is setting aside some time from her busy schedule for charity. Weeks after she helped serve Thanksgiving meals for the homeless, the "Kourtney and Kim Take New York" star makes a trip to Haiti with We Advance, a charity group that aims "to advance the health, safety, and well being of women" throughout the earthquake-ravaged country.

"She connected with Mario Bello and is there with Maria's foundation and also with her mom [Kris Jenner]," one inside source told PEOPLE about the trip. "Her intention was always to take the end of the year to focus on some of the other things that are important to her and this trip was one."
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Michael Jackson's Daughter to Make Big Screen Debut in Fantasy Movie

December 10, 2011 02:35:06 GMT


Michael Jackson's daughter, Paris Jackson, is ready to follow the footsteps of her father in the showbiz industry. The 13-year-old girl has landed her first big screen role in "Lundon's Bridge and the Three Keys", a movie adaptation of Dennis H. Christen's young adult fantasy novel.

The brunette beauty is set to star as lead heroine Lundon O'Malley in the movie. She will join a cast ensemble that include Larry King and his wife Shawn Southwick, as well as Ted Lange and Joey Fatone, and is expected to begin filming in January 2012.
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First Three Minutes of 'Spartacus: Vengeance' Debuted

December 10, 2011 02:34:13 GMT


A new sneak peek to the first episode of "Spartacus: has landed online, giving a look at the first opening scene. Said to be a pivotal part of the show, the approximately three-minute footage follows Spartacus and other rebels who fight some soldiers. After the battle ends, he decides to use one of the army dead bodies to send a message to an old friend.

This follow-up to "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" takes place several weeks after the end of the first season, where Spartacus led a rampage at the House of Batiatus. In the new chapter, Capua is in an uproar and the gladiators are on the run.
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Video Premiere: Greyson Chance's 'Hold on 'Til the Night'


December 10, 2011 02:22:34 GMT


Greyson Chance debuts an "artsy and uplifting" music video for his latest single "Hold on 'Til the Night". The pint-sized pop singer belts out inspiring lyrics in front of a plain white wall with a pile of a crumbled piano in the background. "This video is about lighting up a new generation," so he explains.

Director Dano Cerny elaborated, "It's about shedding light and feeling powerful, so we came up with this cool installation piece using light bulbs. Just keep it really simple, but it's something that symbolizes a bigger universe out there." He added, "Each kid is a light bulb, each kid is a little beacon of hope."
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'Battleship' Full Trailer Unleashes More Battle Scenes Against Robotic Aliens

December 10, 2011 01:57:26 GMT


A full-length trailer for "Battleship" has been debuted. Making its way out via Apple, the new sneak-peek video gives a better look at the stunning special effects featured in the film, including the ones that are used in the intense battle scenes against robotic aliens in the naval fleet, the air and the city. It additionally shows a longer look at R&B star Rihanna who takes part in the action scenes.

The movie centers on an epic action-adventure that unfolds across the seas, in the skies and over land as our planet fights for survival against a superior force. It follows an international naval fleet at Pearl Harbor which engage in an intense battle against an alien race known as "The Refents". Those aliens arrive on planet Earth, on a mission to gain power source in the ocean. Upon their visit, they come in contact with the navy fleet.
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Jennifer Aniston Outshines Angelina Jolie as Hottest Woman of All Time


December 10, 2011 01:56:41 GMT


Men's Health has just released their list of 100 hottest women of all time, and Jennifer Aniston comes out on top. The "Wanderlust" actress beats her ex-husband's current partner, Angelina Jolie, who lands on No. 10, and ranks above the likes of Raquel Welch and Marilyn Monroe, who place second and third respectively.

"Funny is sexy, and Jennifer Aniston is funny," the magazine explains why its readers voted for the 42-year-old. "Her down-to-earth persona makes her seem attainable, and anyone who's seen her in 'Office Space' has to admit she makes even pieces of flair look good. She rarely plays the airhead, and she seldom overplays a role: she's funny in a quiet, refreshingly human way."
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Jay-Z Hints 'Watch the Throne' Sequel With Kanye West in 2012

December 10, 2011 01:40:32 GMT


Due to the success of "Watch the Throne", Jay-Z plans to return to the studio and recreate his duet magic with Kanye West for an album sequel. The Roc Nation founder drops a hint when talking to MTV News about what to expect from him in year 2012.

"It depends on how this thing finishes up," he says before adding, "We - I say 'we' because I'm in Throne mode - we're in a great place creatively. You might see a Jay, then Kanye and a Throne album next year. You know, we're really in a great place creatively. We really found our zone."
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Simon Cowell Defends Nicole Scherzinger After 'X Factor' Backlash


December 10, 2011 01:39:46 GMT


Simon Cowell has just lost one of his acts again on "The X Factor (US)", but unlike some people who blame Nicole Scherzinger for Rachel Crow's elimination, he has no hard feelings against his fellow judge. Speaking to reporters after the Thursday, December 8 result show, the reality series' creator even defended her decision to vote for Marcus Canty and force a deadlock.

"[Nicole] didn't do this out of spite," Simon said. "What she was trying to do was to let Marcus go with some dignity. No question, if she knew Rachel was going to be in the bottom, she would've gone the other way." He added, "If there are death threats and stuff like that, it's crazy. Nicole is not a vindictive person."
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Lindsay Lohan's Playboy Issue to Get Early Release After Full Spread Leak

December 10, 2011 01:16:45 GMT


Playboy has decided to move up the release date of its January/February issue featuring Lindsay Lohan. The magazine's founder Hugh Hefner made the announcement on Friday, December 9, just hours after the actress' full pictorial, which included 10 nude photos and an interview, were leaked online.

"The Lindsay Lohan pictorial has been leaked on the Internet & is causing a sensation," Hef first tweeted about the leak. Hours later, he shared, "Because of the interest & the Internet leak, we're releasing the Lindsay Lohan issue early." He followed it up with, "Lindsay Lohan was the top search name on the Internet yesterday. Her issue goes on sale late next week. Hot. Hot. Hot."
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Nicole Scherzinger Inconsolable After Rachel Crow's 'X Factor' Elimination


December 09, 2011 18:44:03 GMT


It looks like the pressure of being "The X Factor (US)" judge has taken its toll for Nicole Scherzinger. The determining judge for the fate of Rachel Crow on Wednesday, December 8 night episode, Scherzinger could not help but to cry for the next 30 minutes after it was announced that Crow was going home.

What viewers watched on television was Scherzinger choosing a "Deadlock" in the final vote between Crow and Marcus Canty. When the young girl was eventually sent home based on America's votes, both Crow and Scherzinger broke down in emotional tears. The singer judge even turned down the chance to comment about Crow on stage.
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Dianna Agron Broke Up With Sebastian Stan Due to Jealousy

December 09, 2011 18:23:59 GMT


It was apparently a short -lived romance for Dianna Agron and Sebastian Stan. The young couple, who only started dating this May, has reportedly gone kaput due to jealousy.

The "Glee" actress allegedly broke up with Stan because she was "super jealous" of any girl who got close to him. "She was always worried that he was cheating on her while he was away filming," a source told Us Weekly. "But he never would!"
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50 Cent Coming Out With Weight Loss Tips Book

December 09, 2011 17:57:16 GMT


While the fate of his fifth studio album is yet determined, 50 Cent enters the world of literature. The rapper is penning a health book about weight-loss as well as fitness titled "Formula 50: A 6-Week Total Body Transformation Plan".

50 Cent famously lost a lot of his body mass when portraying a football player who suffers from cancer in upcoming movie, "All Things Fall Apart". He shed off around 54 pounds for the role, going as lean as 160 pounds. For nine weeks, he went on a liquid diet and ran on treadmill three hours a day.
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Ellie Kemper of 'The Office' Is Engaged to Longtime Boyfriend

December 09, 2011 17:31:17 GMT


Ellie Kemper will go from one of the "Bridesmaids" to the bride itself. The "The Office" star confirmed on Wednesday, December 8 episode of "Conan" that she is engaged to longtime boyfriend Michael Koman.

"I want to mention something," Conan O'Brien began. "It's sort of a big deal around this office. You got engaged." He added, Koman is a "very talented writer who worked for me for many, many years." Kemper then confirmed it, saying "I did! Michael's a delight, as you know, so of course [my parents] like him a lot."
 
 
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