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December 23, 2011

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Listen to Taylor Swift's Song for 'The Hunger Games'

December 23, 2011 16:18:27 GMT


Taylor Swift penned a song for the highly-anticipated film, "The Hunger Games". Titled "Safe and Sound", the song is a soft ballad from the collaboration between the country singer and Grammy-nominated duo The Civil Wars.

The lyrics fit the movie's dystopian plot. "Just close your eyes / The sun is going down / You'll be all right / No one can hurt you now / Come morning light / You and I'll be safe and sound," Swift sings in the chorus.
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Courtney Love Calls Eviction Battle With Landlady 'Weird as Heck'

December 23, 2011 09:11:23 GMT


Courtney Love is facing eviction from her 4-story townhouse in Manhattan's West Village as her landlady accused her of falling behind in rent and altering the interior design without permission. In her response, the 47-year-old wrote a lengthy post on xoJane.com, calling the claims "weird as heck".

"This is the last thing I am going to say about this. Then I am moving on. I moved into this home only on the condition that I could paint it and when I leave, I'd restore it to exactly what it was," the lead vocalist for rock band Hole began explaining. "Since I darkened the door she (the owner) has been vicious to me and my staff. I've no clue why."
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Video Premiere: Rihanna's 'You Da One'

December 23, 2011 09:07:51 GMT


Rihanna's music video for her second single "You Da One" has just arrived in full for fans' viewing pleasure. Directed by Melina Matsoukas, the clip shows Riri undergoing a number of transformations from being a tomboy girl in an overall to being a seductress in a bra, thong and fishnet outfit.

There is also a scene where the Barbados beauty rocking in a skintight jumpsuit while folding her body on the floor. She's additionally strutting her stuff in a pair of booty shorts and sleeveless top. Although featuring various different looks, all those scenes boast the same image of the "We Found Love" hitmaker as a temptress.
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Promo for 2012 Midseason Return of 'The Good Wife'

December 23, 2011 08:26:05 GMT


What "The Good Wife" has in store when it comes back for its midseason premiere next year has been teased in a new promo. The clip give a sneak preview at the tension in the court room as well as inside the law firm office. It additionally teases that someone will get roughed up, while another one is going to get a kiss.

"Do you ever get the feeling we're losing control?" asks Will Gardner at one point in the clip. While he's concerned about what happens, his colleagues Eli Gold and Alicia Florrick express the otherwise. The former assures that everything is good, while the latter affirms it by stressing that it's "better than ever."
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'Hangover II' Facing Lawsuit Against Louis Vuitton Over Fake Bag Scene


December 23, 2011 08:22:43 GMT


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"The Hangover Part II" might be the most-litigated movie in 2011. Not so long after Warner Bros. Pictures claimed it had cleared off three lawsuits involving the film, it is now said that the studio is being sued by high-class fashion brand Louis Vuitton over the use of a fake bag in the Bradley Cooper-starring action comedy.

The French fashion house has filed a lawsuit in New York federal court on Thursday, December 22, complaining about a counterfeit LV bag used in "The Hangover II". The particular bag appears in an airport scene where Zach Galifianakis's Alan carries a lugage marked with LVM and tells another character, "Careful, that is.. that is a Louis Vuitton."
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'X Factor' Runner-Up Relieved to Hear Melanie Amaro Won

December 23, 2011 08:09:05 GMT


Josh Krajcik may have lost the title of "The X Factor (US)" champion to Melanie Amaro, but he is apparently more than happy to come second. Asked what came to his mind when his competitor was declared the winner, the singer from Wooster, Ohio told reporters backstage, "It was relief that it was over. It was pride for her. It was pride for myself."

Speaking of the 19-year-old, the runner-up said after the Thursday, December 22 show, "She deserves the win. She's wonderful. America decided. And she's got such an amazing voice. She's such a great girl. I couldn't be happier for her." On what he told her afterward, he shared, "I told Melanie she deserves it. And I gave her a kiss on the cheek. And I said, 'Good job.' "
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Angelina Jolie Won't Be Rushing to Direct Another Movie After 'Blood and Honey'

December 23, 2011 07:28:17 GMT


Angelina Jolie might receive many praise for her directorial debut, "In the Land of Blood and Honey", but she is in no rush to helm another movie. In an interview with Los Angeles Times' 24 Frames, the Elise Clifton-Ward of "The Tourist" hinted that she will be picky for her next directing project.

"I love political subject matter, international work where I learn about other countries and foreign affairs. I don't know if I would be interested in directing something where I wasn't forced to get a huge education," the Oscar winner explained. Still, she noted, "I still am shy about the idea of whether I would ever do this again."
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Videos: Justin Bieber, Pitbull, Leona Lewis and 50 Cent Perform on 'X Factor' Finale

December 23, 2011 06:38:07 GMT


The result show night of "The X Factor (US)" on Thursday night, December 22 was glittered with big stars. The likes of Justin Bieber, Pitbull, Leona Lewis and 50 Cent entertained American household with their performances. While the other stars performed live, Bieber taped his part in advance.

The segment which featured the Canadian singer was shown after Josh Krajcik sang "Please Come Home for Christmas". He opened his set with "The Christmas Song" with Stevie Wonder. He then proceeded with "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" with former contestant Drew Ryniewicz, who is a big fan of him.
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Suspect in Slim Dunkin's Murder Has Been Identified

December 23, 2011 06:30:52 GMT


A suspect in the murder of rapper Slim Dunkin has been identified. Less than a week after the Waka Flocka Flame affiliate was gunned down inside a recording studio following a verbal argument, Atlanta police revealed they have issued an arrest warrant for fellow local rapper Young Vito, whose real name is Vinson Hardimon.

In a press release issued on Thursday, December 22, police said, "We are urging Mr. Hardimon to turn himself in to authorities because we have reason to believe he may be in danger." They added that calls regarding his whereabouts can be made to Atlanta Crimestoppers or to the Atlanta Police Department's homicide unit.
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Snippet of B.o.B's Single 'Playing the Guitar' Ft. Andre 3000

December 23, 2011 06:07:35 GMT


B.o.B is moving on from his first single "Strange Clouds" to a second one called "Playing the Guitar". In anticipation of the song release, the rapper drops a short snippet which which previews the rock-tinged production featured on the track.

"Playing the Guitar" is going to feature Andre 3000 a.k.a OutKast's member Andre Benjamin. Expected to appear in Bobby Ray's upcoming second studio album "Strange Clouds", the song will be released on iTunes on December 27.
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Video: 'Workaholics' Star Fractures Spine After Roof-Jumping Stunt

December 23, 2011 05:28:57 GMT


One of the "Workaholics" stars has badly injured himself in a dangerous stunt recently. Blake Anderson fractured his spine after jumping off of his roof and landing on a beer pong table during a house party. The tape obtained by TMZ shows Blake screaming out pain while laying on the ground.

The stunt gone wrong incident went down on Saturday, December 17 when Anderson was throwing a party at his house in Los Angeles. Tyler, the Creator and members of his rap crew were said to be among the guests. The party itself was shut down by cops shortly after Anderson did his dangerous act.
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First Look at NeNe Leakes as Swim Coach Roz on 'Glee'

December 23, 2011 04:44:43 GMT


"Glee" has offered a sneak peek at how NeNe Leakes will look like as Coach Roz through a brand new still. Coming out via ET Online, the first-look image sees "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" star wearing a training jacket as she stares Sam Evans straight in his eyes.

Portraying McKinley High's new swim coach, NeNe will make her debut on the "Yes/No" episode when the hit show returns to the small screen. Her character is set to train the synchronized swimming team, which Sam joins to impress Mercedes, and will become a major rival for mean cheerleaders coach Sue Sylvester.
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Lady GaGa to Leak Unreleased Track From 'Born This Way' for Christmas

December 23, 2011 04:17:33 GMT


Lady GaGa has a special treat for her Little Monster on the Christmas Day. The Mother Monster confirms that she is going to unveil one unreleased song from her latest studio installment "Born This Way" for the upcoming festive season.

"Been racking my brain on what to get Little Monsters for Christmas!! I finally figured it out!!" she tweeted. "On Christmas Day I will leak to you an unreleased Song off Born This Way! It was recorded live, in one take, on the tour bus. Uncensored."
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Angelina Jolie Gets Criticized for Zahara's Hair Extensions


December 23, 2011 04:06:53 GMT


Days after Zahara debuted her newly braided hair, Angelina Jolie finds herself being criticized for letting her daughter get hair extensions. Celebrity hairstylist DaRico Jackson believes that by doing so, the director of "In the Land of Blood and Honey" gives implication to the 6-year-old that what she has is not good enough.

"She is far too young for that and Angelina is creating insecurity in the little girl that what she has is not good enough," so Jackson said. "Growing up with siblings who have long flowing hair, Zahara may grow to feel that her own natural hair is not pretty enough, and that without the fake hair she is not beautiful. She should be made to embrace who she is."
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Joss Whedon Promises 'Avengers' 3D Conversion Won't Be 'Obnoxious'

December 23, 2011 03:55:13 GMT


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Shortly after Walt Disney Pictures announced on Thursday, December 22 that "The Avengers" will be released in both 2D and 3D, Joss Whedon weighed in on the news. Speaking to Joblo, the director promised that the much awaited Marvel superhero movie "isn't obnoxiously 3D."

"There's no, 'Oh look, we're going to spend 20 minutes going through this tunnel because it's in 3D!' And no one is pointing at the screen the entire time," the filmmaker said. "But it's an action movie. Things tend to hurtle toward the screen anyway."
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'The X Factor (US)' Winner Melanie Amaro: I Don't Know What to Say


December 23, 2011 03:38:20 GMT


The inaugural season of "The X Factor (US)" has just wrapped in a two-hour final, crowning British Virgin Islander Melanie Amaro as its winner. The singer, who has been one of the frontrunners since early on the show, was joined by her family immediately after the announcement. She could barely speak for being overwhelmed with her victory.

Instead, Simon Cowell, who mentored Melanie during the bootcamp, said on her behalf, "America, thank you for giving this girl an opportunity. She's going to represent this country. She is a star. I'm very proud and very grateful." The media mogul also praised Josh Krajcik, who finished second, by stating, "And Josh was a great runner-up."
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New 'Bel Ami' Trailer: Robert Pattinson Gets Hot and Heavy With Three Women

December 23, 2011 03:11:56 GMT


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An international trailer for period drama "Bel Ami" has been made available for viewing pleasure. Coming out via MSN, it sees plenty of sexy scenes involving "Twilight Saga" star Robert Pattinson and his three leading ladies, Uma Thruman, Christina Ricci and Kristin Scott Thomas.

Pattinson plays George Duroy, a penniless soldier who while traveling through 1890s Paris, gains power by seducing the wives of French socialites. Using his wits and powers of seduction, he moves from a prostitutes' embrace to passionate tryst with wealthy beauties who inhabit where sex is power and celebrity an obsession, and where politics and media jostle for influence.
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Will Smith Shares Photo of 'Fresh Prince of Bel Air' Reunion

December 23, 2011 02:42:37 GMT


Fifteen years after "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air" came to an end, many cast members from the hit sitcom were reunited at a charity luncheon. Sharing a photo of the reunion through his Facebook page on Thursday, December 22 was none other than the Fresh Prince himself, Will Smith.

In the picture, the four-time Golden Globes nominee posed with James Avery, who played Uncle Phil; Karyn Parsons, who portrayed Hillary; Alfonso Riberio, who took the role of Carlton; and Tatyana Ali, who starred as Ashley. Noticeably absent were Janet Hubert and her replacement Daphne Reid, who filled the role of matriarch Aunt Vivian.
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Steve Jobs and Diana Ross Are Special Honorees at 2012 Grammy Awards


December 23, 2011 02:18:16 GMT


The members of the Recording Academy have picked a list of influential people who made great impact in music industry to be handed with special honors at its upcoming 54th annual Grammy Awards. Two of the honorees are the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, and Broadway veteran Diana Ross.

The man behind iPod and iTunes are chosen as one of Trustees Award honorees along with two other prominent figures Dave Bartholomew and Rudy Van Gelder. He's recognized for his "creative visionary" which "revolutionized the industry and how music was distributed and purchased," so the Academy said.
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'American Horror Story' to Start Fresh With New Cast and House on Season Two


December 23, 2011 02:05:27 GMT


After "American Horror Story" wrapped up its first season on Wednesday, December 21 night, Ryan Murphy unveiled what he has in store next for the FX horror drama. The series' co-creator and executive producer told the press on Thursday that fans can expect new cast, new location and new theme on season two.

Through the new season will bring in fresh faces, the showrunner assured that some of the season-one actors "will be coming back". "There will be familiar faces and also some new faces," he shared. "The people that are coming back will be playing completely different characters, creatures, monsters, etc."
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Seth Rogen Locked to Produce and Possibly Star in Disney's Spy Comedy 'B Team'

December 23, 2011 01:37:05 GMT


Seth Rogen has added another comedy film on his list. After starring in a number of comedy movies this year, Rogen joined "The B Team", an upcoming spy comedy movie developed at Walt Disney Pictures. According to Variety, the 29-year-old actor will produce the film with an eye towards starring.

Currently in the development stage, "The B Team" tells the story of a top secret agent's tech support team and researchers who are tasked with rescuing him after he's kidnapped. It is still unclear what role Rogen might take on.
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Videos: Justin Bieber Debuts New Song and Makes a Duet With Little Sister

December 23, 2011 01:33:08 GMT


Justin Bieber's "Home for the Holiday" concert in his hometown of Toronto, Canada was full of surprises. The 17-year-old singer delighted his devotees when he treated them to a brand new song he's currently working on. Then, he drew a few choruses of "awwwww" from the crowd when bringing his little sister, Jazmyn, on stage and making a little duet with her.

"You might hear this on my next album, you might not, but it's a song I'm working on. I still haven't really finished it," Bieber said before showcasing the new track in an acoustic set. "Basically, the concept is: Even though when times get hard with your girlfriend or boyfriend, when times get hard, you gotta just let them know that in the end, everything's gonna be alright."
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Ivanka Trump Defended From Accusation of Copying Derek Lam's Design

December 23, 2011 01:25:48 GMT


Ivanka Trump is staring down a lawsuit from Derek Lam. The daughter of business magnate Donald Trump was accused of copying Lam's "Ayami" design after one of his designers came across her Cadie wedge sandals online, but her footwear collection's licensee is standing up for her.

Responding to the plagiarism allegation, Marc Fisher Footwear said in a statement, "The Lam wedge sandals are of a popular design type that has been used by numerous manufacturers for many decades." The company went on to stress, "There is nothing iconic about the appearance of the Lam sandal."
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Brigitte Nielsen Hospitalized After Struck by Vehicle


December 22, 2011 18:49:15 GMT


Brigitte Nielsen was a victim of car accident which was caused by an intoxicated woman driving onto the actress' car's rear end. Nielsen was consequently taken to a nearby hospital in Los Angeles and rushed to the emergency room.

The accident happened on Wednesday, December 21 night. The collision was so hard that the 2006 Porsche Cayenne, in which Nielsen was a passenger, hit another car in front of it. The woman who struck her from behind around 10:20 PM was driving a Toyota Matrix.
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First Trailer of 'Prometheus' Officially Released

December 22, 2011 18:32:16 GMT


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Even after three promo teasers, the first official trailer of Ridley Scott's "Prometheus" posed more questions that answers. The trailer, which leaked earlier this week in bootleg version, did not include plot but rather quotes and breathtaking atmosphere.

Starring Charlize Theron and Michael Fassbender among others, "Prometheus" follows a team of explorers who discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a thrilling journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.
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The Game Confronted Fan Who Threw Bottle at Him

December 22, 2011 18:10:27 GMT


The Game picked a fight with his fan when he was hurled by a bottle. The rapper even went to the length of stopping the show in Oslo, Norway on Tuesday, December 20 night to confront the rowdy fan.

"Next time you throw something, I'm just gonna ask someone next to you who threw it and we gon' jump over there and f*ck you up," Game said before going off stage. As he approached the culprit, Game was later heard saying in the video that caught the incident, "You ain't so tough now, boy."
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George Michael Flew Back Home After Discharged From Hospital


December 22, 2011 17:17:41 GMT


George Michael will be home for Christmas. The singer has been released from Vienna's AKH hospital on Wednesday, December 21 after spending almost a month for the treatment to severe pneumonia.

The "Faith" singer was forced to cancel his Symphonica European tour when he fell sick late last month when he was about to take the stage in the Austrian capital. Michael has asked his fans who bought tickets to his canceled shows to hold on to them because he plans to announce remake dates in 2012.
 
 
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