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December 27, 2011

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'Hawaii Five-0' 2.13 Preview: Joe Is in Trouble

December 27, 2011 08:45:30 GMT


Joe White still refuses to share his secret with Steve when "Hawaii Five-0" returns with a new episode in the second half of the season. The former Navy officer finds himself in danger with both HPD and Yakuza demanding something from him, but he insists that his protege Steve is interfering with something he doesn't understand.

Meanwhile, the Five-0 team are investigating the murder of a teenage girl that might involve a hired professional. They, however, must first find out why she was targeted before they can find the killer.
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DJ Earworm Makes 'World Go Boom' in Mash-Up of 2011 Top Singles

December 27, 2011 08:37:51 GMT


DJ Earworm is celebrating the year in music by mashing up a number of the 2011 hit singles into one. Having been doing the treat as an annual tradition, the disc jokey picks songs by the likes of Adele, Rihanna, Lady GaGa, Britney Spears, Cee-Lo Green, Jennifer Lopez, Katy Perry, Maroon 5 and LMFAO for a so-called "The United States of Pop" this year.

The DJ wishes to reflect 2011 which "gave us songs of regret and anger, pride and perseverance, and lots of fire." He makes "some changes in the song selection process this year, in efforts to better reflect the year." He explains, "I have a system that draws from the weekly charts from throughout 2011 that ensures that all the late-breaking hits (such as 'We Found Love' & 'Sexy and I Know It') are included in the 2011 mix."
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Colin Farrell Spread Christmas Cheer to Sick Children With Surprise Visit

December 27, 2011 08:14:35 GMT


Colin Farrell made sure that sick children in a hospital in Dublin, Ireland have something to smile about this holiday season. On Christmas Day, December 25, the "In Bruges" star made a surprise visit to Our Lady's Children's Hospital in Crumlin to deliver more than 100 presents to the kids.

Neither the press nor the paparazzi were tipped off about Colin's surprise visit. Words are, even his publicist was not aware that he would drop by the hospital and shower the kids with gifts. Fortunately, some of the children's relatives took to Twitter to share their excitement over the 35-year-old actor's visit.
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Danny Trejo Is Old Street Hero in 'Bad Ass' First Trailer


December 27, 2011 08:09:01 GMT


First trailer for Danny Trejo's latest action movie "Bad Ass" has arrived. Playing Frank Vega, Trejo proves that he's still able to deliver street justice though he's old. Opening with a scene where Vega is caught on tape punching baddies in a bus, the trailer centers on the lead character who suddenly gets famous after the video is widely shared on the internet. People even start to call him "Bad Ass".

Vega is a Vietnam war veteran who returns home only to get shunned by society that leaves him jobless. It's not until forty years later when an incident on a commuter bus, where he protects an old black man from a pair of skin heads, makes him a local hero where he's suddenly celebrated once again. However, his good fortune suddenly turns for the worse as his best friend Klondike is murdered and the police aren't doing anything about it.
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B.o.B's 'Play the Guitar' Ft. Andre 3000 Comes Out in Full

December 27, 2011 07:36:09 GMT


After being previewed in a short snippet a few days ago, B.o.B's brand new single entitled "Play the Guitar" is finally released in full on iTunes. The rock-themed song features Andre 3000 a.k.a OutKast's member Andre Benjamin.

The single serves as Bobby Ray's second official offering from his upcoming second studio album "Strange Clouds". It's released as a follow-up to his first single, which is the title track and has Lil Wayne delivering his signature spitfire lyrics.
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'Rizzoli and Isles' Boss Talks the 'Big Rift' That Puts the Duo at Odds

December 27, 2011 07:22:11 GMT


"Rizzoli & Isles" season 2 ended with a cliffhanger that leaves fans wondering about Jane and Maura's relationship. Talking about the scene which sees the former [SPOILER ALERT!] shooting the latter's estranged father and FBI's most wanted, Paddy Doyle, executive producer Janet Tamaro admits that she "wanted to leave them at odds with each other."

While Jane and Maura's dynamic helps solve the cases on the crime series, their partnership is now tested with the latest incident in the season finale. Claiming that it won't be easy for the two girls, Janet says that Jane and Maura still "have to work together" in the upcoming season.
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Jamie Bell Admits Playing Tintin Is 'the Most Primal of Acting' for Him

December 27, 2011 07:10:58 GMT


Jamie Bell has shared his unforgettable experience in working with Peter Jackson and Steven Spielberg for "The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn". Revealing that he always wanted to be like Tintin when he was a kid, the 25-year-old actor said playing the character is "the most primal of acting" for him.

"As a child, I didn't want to be me. I wanted to be Tintin," he admitted to the Chicago Sun-Times. "I wanted his lifestyle. I would stay up really late in my room and read the comics. When I closed my eyes, I liked the idea that I could have any adventure in my mind from reading 'Tintin'."
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Jessie J Will Explore Her Pain in Second Studio Album


December 27, 2011 06:58:32 GMT


Jessie J has revealed the direction she's going to take in her upcoming second studio album. Talking to the Daily Star about the vision she has for the sophomore set, the British songwriter-turned-singer gushes, "There'll be a lot more pain in the lyrics on my next album."

Giving a background story as to why she chose to revisit her pain, Jessie explains, "For the seven years before I signed my record deal I was in a bad place and I was scared that I couldn't get out of it." She adds, "That's why I wrote such upbeat music, as a way of trying to escape how I felt."
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Taylor Lautner Falls Victim to Fake Coming Out Cover Story

December 27, 2011 06:58:05 GMT


Taylor Lautner has just fallen victim to an Internet hoax. On Monday, December 26, an image of what seems to be PEOPLE's January 7, 2012 cover that boasts an exclusive about the "Twilight Saga" hunk coming out as gay surfaced on the web. It turned out, however, that it was a fake.

Quick to set the record straight was a representative for PEOPLE. Reaching out to Gossip Cop, the rep insisted that the cover with the "Out & Proud" headline is "absolutely fake." The site additionally noted that the sidebar boxes featuring Brad Pitt and Carnie Wilson is taken from the mag's May 2006 cover.
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Frank Ocean Releases Brand New Song '4 Tears'

December 27, 2011 06:25:37 GMT


Frank Ocean has unleashed a fresh material on his official Tumblr page. The member of Hip-Hop collective, Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All, showcases a smooth vocal delivery over the mild beat which compliments his voice quite well.

The song is expected to be included in Frank's upcoming solo debut album which is due next year. "I just listened to this a few times for myself. figured maybe some else needed to hear it. it's called '4 tears'," he writes about the emotionally-charged track.
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Janet Jackson Gets Grinch of the Year From PETA


December 27, 2011 05:46:40 GMT


Janet Jackson has found herself in PETA's naughty list this Christmas. In fact, the "Together Again" hitmaker was named as the Grinch of the Year for 2011 by the animal rights' organization. She got the title due to the recent launch of her collection with popular fur label Blackglama.

In a press release, PETA explained, "When Janet Jackson had her infamous 'wardrobe malfunction' during the Super Bowl, at least the flesh that popped into view was her own - unlike the stolen animal skins that she drapes herself with, which are as dead as her taste in fashion (not to mention her career)." It added, "Ms. Jackson, you're just plain nasty."
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Zach Braff and Donald Faison Make a Duet in 'Baby It's Cold Outside' Video

December 27, 2011 05:07:39 GMT


Zach Braff and Donald Faison join a slew of celebrities who celebrate Christmas with music. In a video specially made for the treat, the "Scrubs" duo are seen suiting up and crooning a duet rendition of classic holiday tune, "Baby It's Cold Outside".

The stars of the medical comedy-drama television series, however, present a visual twist to the Frank Loesser-composed yuletide. Instead of embracing the theme of the song by caroling at a snowy set, they soak up the sun in the sunny Los Angeles.
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Rooney Mara Discusses Fight and Rape Scenes in 'Dragon Tattoo', Talks Future Project


December 27, 2011 04:54:16 GMT


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Rooney Mara recently opened up that it wasn't easy to play Lisbeth Salander in "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)". To Entertaiment Weekly, the New York-born actress revealed that she had the hardest time when filming a scene where she has to fight a guy who steals her computer at a subway.

The younger sister of actress Kate Mara said that she has to spend three grueling days doing nothing but running and fighting, but in the end the subway scene only appears in a flash. "I've seen that scene because I had to do ADR [additional dialogue recording] for it, and it's like, f***, that's three days worth of work? That scene was not like that when I shot it," she said.
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First Look at Wilmer Valderrama on 'Are You There, Chelsea?'

December 27, 2011 04:49:09 GMT


Wilmer Valderrama will reunite with his former "That '70s Show" co-star Laura Prepon on "Are You There, Chelsea?". The twosome are seen exchanging a flirtatious smile in a first look (via TV Guide) of Valderrama's guest-starring appearance.

The Fez of "That '70s Show" is cast as a minor league baseball player who has a romantic relationship with Prepon's cocktail-waitress character, Chelsea Newman. "Wilmer comes into the bar and totally throws me for a loop. We have a couple of kissing scenes, which was really weird for us," the actress shared details of their scene.
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Selena Gomez Reveals Name of Miscarried Sister in Belated Christmas Greetings


December 27, 2011 04:36:17 GMT


A little more than a week after her mother suffered a miscarriage, Selena Gomez broke her silence over the family tragedy. On Monday, December 26, the "Monte Carlo" actress sent belated Christmas greetings to her fans and revealed the name her family gave to the lost baby girl.

"Belated Merry Christmas everybody..," the 19-year-old began her note. "I can't thank you enough for all of your thoughts and prayers. We appreciate every one of you.. I love you all so much and we hope you and your family had a beautiful Christmas!" At the end, she signed the message, "Love, Me, Momma, Brian and our guardian angel Scarlett."
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Rihanna Accused of Stealing Solve Sundsbo's Nude Photo Shoot for 'You Da One' Video


December 27, 2011 04:10:04 GMT


Rihanna finds herself in hot water yet again. Soon after her music video for latest single "You Da One" hit the web, people were quick to notice that some scenes in the Melina Matsoukas-directed clip bear resemblance to a work done by famed fashion photographer Solve Sundsbo.

The scenes in question are the ones which feature Riri rocking a bowl haircut and wearing a flesh colored bodysuit. Shadows of stripes and dots form unique patterns across her skin while she's writhing on the floor. The visuals are identical to a nude photo shoot Solve did for "Numero 93" in 2008.
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Kim and Kourtney Kardashian Take Turns Sitting on Santa's Lap


December 27, 2011 04:05:10 GMT


Kim Kardashian and her older sister Kourtney Kardashian prove that one can never be too old to sit on Santa's lap. Embracing the Christmas' spirit, the leading ladies of E!'s "Kourtney and Kim Take New York" took turn in posing with Saint Nick over the holiday weekend.

In her photo with Santa, Kim looked radiant as she sported a big smile on her face. For the special occasion, the 31-year-old rocked a gray dress and pulled back her hair. Her 32-year-old sister, in the meantime, sat on Santa's left lap with her 2-year-old son Mason on the opposite side. The pregnant star looked stunning in her black dress.
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New 'White Collar' Winter Return Promo Teases More Role Switches

December 27, 2011 03:45:20 GMT


Neal Caffrey and Peter Burke may once again switch roles when "White Collar" returns this winter. Teasing that the former con-man and the FBI agent embrace each other's speciality, a fresh promo for new episodes of the show's season 3 also offers a glimpse of Joe Manganiello's guest-starring appearance.

"True Blood" hunk Manganiello will portray a recently released convict who brings trouble to Peter's neighborhood as he moves across the street from Peter and his wife, Elizabeth. He joins other upcoming guest stars namely Dylan Baker, Ross McCall, Will Chase and Debra Monk among others.
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New Britney Song Leaks: 'Strangest Love' and 'Don't Keep Me Waiting (Acoustic)'

December 27, 2011 03:05:32 GMT


Britney Spears' fans were overjoyed over the Christmas weekend since there were at least two songs leaked from her vault. One is a never-before-heard song called "Strangest Love", and the other is entitled "Don't Keep Me Waiting".

The former song is a love ballad which is rumored to be a leftover production by Guy Chambers from Britney's 2003 "In the Zone" sessions. Meanwhile, the latter is a stripped-down version of her "Femme Fatale" bonus track.
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Katy Perry Spends Christmas Day Splashing Around in Hawaii

December 27, 2011 03:03:13 GMT


Katy Perry celebrated this year's Christmas under the tropical sun of Hawaii. On Sunday, December 25, the "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" singer was caught on camera showing off her curves in a skimpy two-piece bikini as she took a dip in the ocean and soaked up the sun on the sand on the island of Kauai.

Taking a break before performing two concerts in Asia in mid-January 2012, the 27-year-old star flew to the island to spend the holiday with husband Russell Brand and some friends. Brand, however, was nowhere to be seen when Perry hit the beach with best friend Markus Molinari and several others.
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Jennifer Hudson: Requirement to Gain Weight Make Me Say No to 'Precious' Role

December 27, 2011 03:03:00 GMT


Jennifer Hudson has just revealed that she got the offers to take on the lead role in 2009's Oscar-winning drama, "Precious: Based on the Novel PUSH by Sapphire". Unveiling the reason why she turned them down, the "American Idol" alum blamed it on the requirement for her to gain pounds.

"I had done that with Effie....," the 30-year-old songstress told Uptown Magazine, citing her experience with 2006's "Dreamgirls", which brought her to win an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. She further elaborated, "I wanted to try a role that had nothing whatsoever to do with my weight."
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NBC Won on Christmas Night With NFL Game

December 27, 2011 02:33:10 GMT


NBC topped other networks on this year's Christmas Day. The network gained 17.6 million viewers and a 5.5 rating in the coveted 18-49 demographic with the airing of NFL game between the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers, which ended with a win for the Packers.

Another sport program helped boost the ratings on ABC. The NBA game, which saw the Chicago Bulls thriumphant over the Los Angeles Lakers, attracted 4.8 million audience and earned a 1.7 rating among adults 18-49. Following the basketball game, the Alphabet aired the 1966 and 2000 versions of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas".
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Video: Van Halen Announce 2012 Tour With Original Singer David Lee Roth


December 27, 2011 02:12:07 GMT


Van Halen are back on the road next year after touring the last time three years ago. Eddie Van Halen and Alex Van Halen are going to perform for their devotees in 2012 along with original lead singer David Lee Roth. This upcoming gig will mark their first reunion since their 2008 short-lived reunion.

The three original members are going to be joined by Eddie's son, Wolfgang Van Halen. The 20-year-old musician joined the band since 2006 to fill in the spot left by original bassist, Michael Anthony, who currently plays in band Chickenfoot with another ex-member of the Van Halen, Sammy Hagar.
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First Look at Bearded Ben Affleck as CIA Point Man in 'Argo'

December 27, 2011 02:05:06 GMT


How Ben Affleck will look like as a CIA specialist in his directed drama "Argo" has been revealed in a first look picture of the film. Sporting a 70s' look complete with scruffy facial hair, the 39-year-old actor is seen showing a serious expression while examining some government documents.

In the based-on-true-event movie, Affleck plays Tony Mendez, a CIA "exfiltration" specialist who came up with a risky plan to get six U.S. diplomats safely out of Iran. The six Americans were taken hostage by militants during the climax of Iranian revolution in Tehran on November 4, 1979.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger Had 'Nice Time' With Maria Shriver Over Christmas

December 27, 2011 01:56:56 GMT


Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver continued to be spending time together despite their separation earlier this year. The estranged couple, according to PEOPLE, got together on Christmas Day at their home in Brentwood, California to spend some quality time with their four children.

A source close to the family added that the pair, who has been married for 25 years before announcing their break-up in May, even went together to the Staples Center in the afternoon to watch the Los Angeles Lakers' season opener game. It was said that the two "had a really nice time" over the holiday.
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First Look at 'The Sopranos' Reunion on 'Nurse Jackie'

December 27, 2011 01:45:44 GMT


There will be "The Sopranos" reunion in the fourth season of "Nurse Jackie". Edie Falco will once again share screen with her former co-star Aida Turturro, who played Tony Soprano's sister Janice, on her drama comedy series.

The first picture of their scene has been debuted via TV Guide. In it, Falco's Jackie and Turturro's Laurel, "have a little meeting." Dishing on her attorney character, Turturro said, "She's tough and says what she's thinking, but she's not a psychopath like Janice. I'm trying to help Jackie out with something, but we'll see if she trusts me enough to take my advice."
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Video Premiere: David Archuleta's 'Wait'


December 27, 2011 01:18:47 GMT


David Archuleta has debuted a music video in support of his latest single called "Wait". The runner-up of "American Idol" season 7 is seen staring off into the distance while standing in the middle of the streets. "Even though you're gone I can hear your heart/ It's calling out my name like a flash in the dark," he pours his heart out.

"Wait" is one of the bonus tracks from the Asian Tour Edition of Archie's latest studio album "The Other Side of Down". Its music video was filmed while he stayed in Hong Kong to play live shows as part of the tour, and it's debuted just a few days after the singer announced his hiatus from music.
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Lady GaGa Tops 'Celebs Done Good' List for Second Time, Ashton Kutcher in Top 20


December 27, 2011 01:15:20 GMT


Teen-focused volunteer organization DoSomething.org has compiled its fourth annual "Top 20 Celebs Gone Good" list, and Lady GaGa once again came out on top. The "Born This Way" hitmaker was chosen as the star who uses her celebrity to do the most good for the second consecutive year, and this time, it was her fight against bullying that put her on the spotlight.

Hot on her heels was pop sensation Justin Bieber. Making a leap from #10 to #2, the "Mistletoe" singer earned his spot thanks to his prolific work with Pencils of Promise, an organization that builds schools in Laos and Guatemala. He's also raised funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Whitney Elementary School in Las Vegas, Nevada among many others.
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Justin Bieber Splashed Out Huge Money for Childhood Best Friend

December 26, 2011 18:34:24 GMT


Justin Bieber doesn't forget where he came from. Jumping in a holiday spirit, the 17-year-old singer bought a white Mustang convertible for his childhood friend Ryan Butler as a Christmas present. Butler proudly shared his new ride's picture on Twitter with the caption, "Justin got me a present. #swag!!!".

Bieber and Butler grew up together in the Stratford, Ontario area of Canada. Butler's British parents provided "additional parenting" for Bieber when he was only five years old. Bieber's mother Pattie Mallette fell pregnant with Bieber when she was only 17 and they had to live in a small flat in a five-story council block.
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Drake Tattooed Aaliyah's Face on His Back

December 26, 2011 18:14:18 GMT


Drake has paid a tribute to late singer Aaliyah, tattooing her face on his back. The rapper went shirtless while playing tennis with friends and it was visible that she had the singer's face as well as a dove flying above her head in ink.

Aaliyah was killed in an airplane crash in August 2001. She has been cited by Drake as a major influence in his music. He wrote a letter on the ninth anniversary of her death. "I've never lost a parent, a friend, or a lover but I will never forget this day for the rest of my life," he began.
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Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris Fighting for Puppy

December 26, 2011 17:58:09 GMT


The battle is not over for Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris. The Playboy founder and his former fiancee are now fighting over the custody of their shared Cavalier King Charles spaniel, Charlie.

"We both love the puppy," Hefner told PEOPLE on Thursday at the Playboy Mansion in L.A. "I told her if she wants to keep the ring and the Bentley, then maybe I can keep the puppy. I [hope] we will work it out."
 
 
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