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December 26, 2011

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Matthew McConaughey Proposed to Mother of His Children

December 26, 2011 16:55:03 GMT


People magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" for 2005, Matthew McConaughey, is ready to settle down. The star of upcoming film "Magic Mike" has proposed to longtime girlfriend and mother of his children, Camila Alves.

McConaughey popped the question just in time for Christmas. He posted the news of their engagement on Twitter and included a photo of them kissing. "Just asked Camila to marry me," he wrote on Sunday, December 25. "Merry Christmas."
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Arnold Schwarzenegger's Wife Second Thinking Divorce

December 26, 2011 16:37:11 GMT


Arnold Schwarzenegger's wife Maria Shriver is having a second thought about divorcing the former Californian government. Shriver, according to TMZ, is telling her friends that she doesn't want a divorce because her religious beliefs do not condone it.

Shriver, a devout Roman Catholic, filed the divorce on July 7, citing "irreconcilable differences", after she found out that the actor has a lovechild with their long-time housekeeper. Although she kept the separation civil, Shriver moved out of their marital house and has bought a $10 million mansion in Brentwood, CA, which is still under renovation.
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The Six Stand-Out Weddings of 2011 and One 'Funeral'

December 26, 2011 09:27:27 GMT


Celebrity world had more than its fair share of scandal in 2011. From Arnold Schwarzenegger confessing to having a love child to Michaele Salahi running off with Journey guitarist, it has undeniably raised some jaw-dropping headlines in the past twelve months. Notwithstanding the drama behind the ending of some marriages, many high profile people are still celebrating their love by tying the knot.

As 2011 is coming closer to its end, AceShowbiz presents a look back at the year's six stand-out weddings. Whether it is one of the most anticipated events of the year or is being well kept as a secret by those involved, these nuptials have a unique story behind them and did get people talking at some point. One of this year's most-talked-about weddings, however, ended as quickly as it was arranged, and thus it deserves the title of "funeral" rather than wedding itself.
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Jessie J Debuts New Version of 'Domino' Music Video

December 26, 2011 09:20:22 GMT


Jessie J has debuted a new music video for her latest single "Domino". The British pop star is seen wearing her signature perfectly-styled bob haircut and undergoing a lot of flashy costume changes which show off her sassy persona. She busts a move to the dancey track in front of colorful backdrops.

"Domino" is taken from Jessie's debut studio album "Who You Are" which was released in summer this year. It's co-penned by Jessie with the help from a team of top-notch writers Claude Kelly, Max Martin, Dr. Luke and Cirkut. The two latest names served as producers for the song as well.
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Cheryl Burke on How to Stay Fit During the Holidays: Do Something Fun

December 26, 2011 09:16:11 GMT


Cheryl Burke has an advice for those who want to stay in shape during the holiday season. Acknowledging that there are many challenges to keep fit over the holidays, the two-time winner of "Dancing with the Stars" reminded others that "it's all about doing something fun, whether it's an outdoor activity or yoga."

Met by PEOPLE at a New York City event for Macy's activewear line Ideology, the 27-year-old pro-dancer said, "For me, Jazzercize works amazing. If you don't have time, just run on a treadmill. It makes you want to eat better." She added, "If you really care about your body, then your mind starts to work better. So it's important that it all stays balanced."
News > Movie News

Steven Zaillian Explains Why He Changed 'Dragon Tattoo' Story


December 26, 2011 08:57:05 GMT


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Fans of Stieg Larsson's thriller trilogy "The Millennium Series" might have noticed that there are some significant differences in "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)" story compared to the original book. Admitting that he did make several changes in the film's storyline, screenwriter Steven Zaillian explained that he had to give a little streamline to make the movie "watchable" because the book is too long.

"I think there were probably about a hundred pages setting everything up, in terms of Blomkvist and his situation," he told Entertainment Weekly. "There's probably another 50 or 60 pages of [Larsson] doing the same thing with Salander. Those things obviously had to go."
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Rita Wilson Confirms Her Return as Viola Walsh on 'The Good Wife'

December 26, 2011 08:32:12 GMT


Rita Wilson will be making a return to "The Good Wife". On Christmas Day, the wife of actor Tom Hanks revealed on Twitter that she will reprise her role as Viola Walsh on the series. "FYI for 'The Good Wife' fans...I will be coming back this season as Viola Walsh," so she wrote. "The B***h is Back!"

Wilson has appeared twice on the CBS legal drama during its second season. In her last appearance as Viola on the "Great Firewall" episode, she ended her friendship with Diane Lockhart and offered Alicia Florrick a job at her firm. It is still unclear whether Viola will return to the third season to check up on her offer to Alicia.
News > Music News

Studio Version of Sean Kingston's 'Born to Be Wild' Ft. Nicki Minaj Surfaces


December 26, 2011 08:23:11 GMT


After being leaked on the web in its low-quality version a while ago, Sean Kingston and Nicki Minaj's new song "Born to be Wild" finally came out in its full, untagged version. The catchy track samples "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" popularized by doo-wop group The Tokens in 1961, and is expected to appear in Sean's upcoming studio album.

"I was just a player in the game of love/ Till she came and turned mi tables around," the Jamaican-American singer kicks in the track. "Stacking up mi chips lining up all mi cars/ Still they all came tumbling down/ Man I think I might, think I might make her the one/ Take them stealin me up on the run/ she hits me like a shot gun, I'm done."
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'Basketball Wives' Star Sued Over Hair Extensions

December 26, 2011 08:13:28 GMT


Tami Roman has another legal trouble brewing against her. A little more than a week after she was sued by a former manager for refusing to pay for his services, the "Basketball Wives" star is being slapped with a $500,000 lawsuit by a woman named Constance Corleone over hair extensions.

According to TMZ, Corleone owns an extension line called Bella Dream Hair. In her lawsuit, the woman claimed Roman requested to try out her product through her representative last September. She further said that Roman later launched her own extension line under the name of Curls By Roman, and used her products when advertising the line.
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New 'Joyful Noise' Clip: Queen Latifah Refuses to Take In Rival's Grandson

December 26, 2011 07:47:29 GMT


A new clip for "Joyful Noise" has been released by Warner Bros. Pictures. The snippet presents the scene in which Jeremy Jordan's Randy Garrity comes to Queen Latifah's Vi Rose Hill and tells her he wants to join her choir group, but Vi is quick to say no and sticks to her decision although her team try to convince her to decide otherwise.

In this musical comedy, Vi Rose Hill and G.G. Sparrow are forced to work together in their attempt in saving a small town Gospel Choir after budget cuts threaten to shut them down. With the help from G.G.'s grandson Randy and Vi's daughter Olivia (Keke Palmer), they must work hard to win the grand prize of a national choir competition.
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Taylor Swift's 'Safe and Sound' Is No. 1 on iTunes Songs Chart


December 26, 2011 07:34:48 GMT


Taylor Swift is celebrating Christmas by scoring another No. 1 single. The country music beauty tops iTunes Songs chart with her latest single "Safe & Sound", which features The Civil Wars and serves as a soundtrack for highly-anticipated movie "The Hunger Games".

Re-tweeting the Civil Wars's tweet which informed people about the No. 1 single, the 21-year-old singer/songwriter quickly wrote a thank-you note to her fans. "I'm also counting this as another beautiful Christmas gift.. Thank you for making 'Safe & Sound' the #1 song," she enthused.
News > TV News

Nicole Scherzinger Hints 'The X Factor' Exit


December 26, 2011 06:58:32 GMT


Nicole Scherzinger sparked rumor that she might leave "The X Factor (US)" in a recent interview. The former lead singer of The Pussycat Dolls revealed that in 2012, she's going to focus more on her music, something that she had no time to do this year due to her tight schedule as a judge on the singing competition.

"Next year for me, it's about my music," the brunette beauty told Radar Online before sharing her thought about being part of the talent show, "This has been quite a learning experience, quite a journey for me. I didn't expect to have been so emotional through the whole elimination process. I wanted to just mentor and empower artists."
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Artist of the Week: Roscoe Dash

December 26, 2011 06:41:52 GMT


Breaking into the top 10 of Billboard Rap Songs with his single "All the Way Turnt Up", Roscoe Dash is aiming big with the release of his mini album "J.u.i.c.e.". The rapper sort of declared it on the title of the effort which stands for "Just understand I control everything".

So, how is he going to achieve his goal? "It's two steps above what I did last time, my whole thing is to outdo myself every time," the rapper once explained. "The most important thing is to be positive and to know that different sells. Different is what's in right now."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Mariah Carey Opens Up About Her Twins' Distinct Personality

December 26, 2011 06:41:43 GMT


Mariah Carey is giving an update on her twins a few months after introducing them to the world. Featured in a new interview titled "Mariah Carey: On The Record with Fuse" on Sunday, December 25, the "We Belong Together" hitmaker described her baby boy as "the life of the party", and calls her baby girl "miss independent".

Speaking of her son Moroccan, Mimi gushed that she can already relate to him. "It's so funny ... there's a picture of the two of us together and we look identical and we have the identical smile," she said. "I recognize the joy that's in him. There's something that was always free about me, it just got stifled as things grew in my career."
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Matt Hammitt Wishes to Empower Others by Sharing Family Struggle in Album


December 26, 2011 05:11:23 GMT


Matt Hammitt has shared story behind his solo album "Every Falling Tear" in hopes to spread strength to people who are struggling during the hardest of times like he and his family once went through. To the Associated Press, he said that the album is a story about his unborn son who "had only half a heart and little chance to survive."

The lead singer of Grammy-nominated Sanctus Real initially wrote the songs to console his family while they tried to understand that the pain they suffered "has a purpose." He, however, soon realized many people out there dealt with the same ordeal, so he shared what he was feeling during those tough moments in an album to let them know that they're not alone.
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Tyler Posey of 'Teen Wolf' to Go Shirtless on MTV New Year's Eve Special

December 26, 2011 04:56:34 GMT


Tyler Posey can be seen flaunting his ripped body when performing his duty as the co-host for MTV New Year's Eve Special. The actor famous for his portrayal of werewolf Scott McCall on "Teen Wolf" teases on the possibility while doing push-ups in a brand new promo for the TV special.

Trying to hype up the buzz, the 20-year-old hunk gushes in the promo, "I hear if there's a full moon, a certain shirtless werewolf may run through Times Square naked." When someone off-camera informs him that there won't be a full moon on December 31, he quickly says, "Oh, he'll probably take off his shirt anyway. I hear he's been doing lot of push-ups lately."
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Jose Padilha Promises Plenty of Aggressive Satire in 'RoboCop' Remake

December 26, 2011 04:00:19 GMT


Jose Padilha's "RoboCop" will not only be jam-packed by action scenes, but also offer plenty of social satirical commentaries. In an interview with The Telegraph, the Brazilian director shared his belief about the need to add aggressive satire within the upcoming remake movie.

"The satire element of 'RoboCop' is, I think, needed today," he explained. "That kind of social, aggressive satire I haven't seen done well in movies lately. And it's almost like the politics and violence in the world is asking for this: 'Someone please make some satire now!' So we're going to keep that edge."
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Video Premiere: Fat Joe's 'Another Round' Ft. Chris Brown

December 26, 2011 03:57:09 GMT


Fat Joe and Chris Brown are beach buddies in a music video for their joint track "Another Round". They perform the song in a Southern California beach being surrounded by exotic ladies clad in barely-there bikinis. The rapper keeps himself warm in a sweater and scarf, while the R&B singer opts to go with Versace x H&M Jacket.

While the female eye candies frolick in the sand, Joe name-drops the likes of Janet Jackson, Kim Kardashian and Rihanna to refer the type of ladies he's fond of. As for Breezy, he tells the girls not to hold back "cuz in the end girl you're gonna want another round." He additionally jumps into the water and rips his clothes to reveal his well-toned body underneath.
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Kate Middleton Wows in Magenta for First Christmas With the Royal Family

December 26, 2011 03:57:02 GMT


Kate Middleton continues to dazzle with her choice of wardrobe. Celebrating her first Christmas as a member of the Royal family, the Duchess of Cambridge kept all eyes on her when she attended the traditional Christmas Day service at Sandringham in King's Lynn, England.

The 29-year-old, who topped Harper's Bazaar's list of Britain's Best Dressed 2011, opted to don a simple knee-length maroon coat designed by an independent British designer. She teamed up the coat with platform shoes from LK Bennett, a Jane Corbett hat and a pair of diamond drop earrings.
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First Official Image of 'Magic Mike' Sees Hunky Strippers Showing Off Guns


December 26, 2011 03:00:30 GMT


Warner Bros. Pictures has released the first official image for Steven Soderbergh's male stripper dramedy "Magic Mike". The fresh photo features Alex Pettyfer, Channing Tatum, Joe Manganiello and Matthew McConaughey. While the first three three show off their guns in sleeveless white shirts and army pants, McConaughey flaunts his ripped abs by going shirtless.

In the movie, Tatum plays Mike Martingano who takes a young dancer called the Kid under his wing and schools him in the fine arts of partying, picking up women and making easy money. Pettyfer tackles the part of the Kid, while Manganiello and McConaughey play Big Dick Richie and the veteran Dallas respectively.
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Jesse McCartney to Guest Star as Car Crash Victim on 'CSI'

December 26, 2011 02:51:27 GMT


After scoring Justin Bieber as a guest star in fall 2010 and getting him back for another episode in early 2011, "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" scores another young star as a cameo. The crime drama series nabs Jesse McCartney to be the guest for an episode which is going to air next year.

While Bieber played a troubled youngster named Jason McCann, McCartney will reportedly play a recent college graduate named Wes, who falls unconscious after crashing his car in an accident. According to CSI Files, he will form a bond with Nick (George Eads) and work together to figure out what really happened behind the crash.
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Kim Kardashian Excited Yet Unsure About Her Christmas Gift


December 26, 2011 02:51:15 GMT


Kim Kardashian isn't exactly jumping up and down when finding out what she got this Christmas. The "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star shared to her Twitter followers that she got an iPhone as her gift this year and is excited to try it, but quick to add that she will stick to her Blackberry.

"Santa got me a iphone! I'm just gonna keep it as my 2nd phone," tweeted the estranged wife of Kris Humphries on Christmas Day, before explaining, "bc I don't know if I'm gonna like this touch screen stuff!" When a fan wrote to her, "My bf is trading his blackberry 4 an iphone now!I think I should break up w him," she replied, "I got one&I'm scared! But I will never leave."
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'Pretty Little Liars' Cast Discuss the Clash Among the Girls

December 26, 2011 02:06:35 GMT


"Pretty Little Liars" will return with the second half of season 2 on January 2, 2012, but with all that have happened to them, the Liars are not on good terms with one another. When met at an event recently, two of the series' main cast, Troian Bellisario and Shay Mitchell, addressed the situation.

Bellisario shared to TV Guide, "The girls have formed this schism, especially between Spencer and Emily. They have two very different ideas of how to approach what A has done to them." Mitchell, meanwhile, noted that Emily is standing up to the girls. "Emily has gained so much confidence," she explained. "She's really on a mission to find out who A is and put a stop to everything."
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Video: Christina Aguilera Sings 'Merry Little Christmas' at Disney's Christmas Parade

December 26, 2011 02:01:17 GMT


Christina Aguilera was one of the performers at the Disney Parks annual Christmas Day Parade this year. The female judge and vocal coach of "The Voice" catered the crowd packing inside the Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa in Anaheim with a stunning rendition of holiday classic "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas".

The gig aired on Sunday night, December 25, but X-Tina's festive performance was taped in advance earlier this month along with the other musical guests. The singer, who launched her career as the Mouse House's child actress years ago, rocked a plain buttoned-down white shirt and a black Dolce & Gabbana pencil skirt. She put her long blonde hair in a bun.
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'Mission: Impossible 4' Rules Box Office on Christmas Holiday Weekend

December 26, 2011 01:40:40 GMT


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"Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol" successfully tops the North American box office on this Christmas holiday weekend. The Tom Cruise-starring action movie rakes in $29.5 million for a total domestic cume of $59 million since its December 16 release date.

Last week chart-topper, "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows", secures the second place this week with approximately $17.8 million, dropping 55.1% from last week. The sequel to 2009's "Sherlock Holmes" collects a total cume of $76.5 million after two weeks playing in cinemas.
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Lady GaGa's Unreleased Songs 'Take You Out' and 'Stuck on F**kin' You'

December 26, 2011 01:28:45 GMT


Hot on heels of Lady GaGa's announcement that she's going to release one of her unreleased songs from "Born This Way" on Christmas Day, two of her never-heard-before tracks hit the web over the weekend. One is called "Take You Out", while the other is entitled "Stuck on F**kin' You".

Commenting on the former track, the Mother Monster tweeted, "The track that leaked yesterday is NOT the Born This Way B-Side I will release at midnight tonight NY time." She added, "So funny 'Take You Out' a song I wrote in 2008 leaked. I wrote it for an artist to sing as the World Cup song! Maybe they'll use it now! :)."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Dido Has Welcomed Baby Boy in July

December 26, 2011 01:16:19 GMT


Words on the streets are, Dido has become a mother to a baby boy for a few months now. According to the Daily Mail, the "White Flag" hitmaker gave birth to her first son with husband Rohan Gavin, a writer she married quietly in 2010, at the Portland Hospital in central London back in July.

Other details surrounding the baby boy's birth were still kept under tight wraps, but the British tabloid claimed that the British singer, who turned 40 on Christmas Day, named her son Stanley. The given name has been assumed to be an ode to Eminem's hit song, "Stan", that helped launch her career.
 
 
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