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December 30, 2011

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Kaleidoscope 2011: Important Events in Entertainment (Part 3/4)

December 30, 2011 09:04:29 GMT


Moving from the second to the third quarter of its 2011 Kaleidoscope, AceShowbiz took a stroll down the memory lane from July to September. In this summer blockbuster season, some of the big movies of the year like "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" and "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II" made a grand entrance on the box office with record-breaking number of ticket sales, but it was the latter that outshone the others by scoring multiple records in the States on its opening week.

In the celebrity news, as usual, there was no shortage of the glitz and blitz, but it was the wedding of Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries which dominated the three months leading to the fall of 2011. In music, one of the highlighted moments was when Tony Bennett finally had his first-ever No. 1 album. In TV, meanwhile, it's worth to be noted that the networks were busy with axing sleeper shows to give rooms for more promising newbies, and renewing those which maintain steady pace in ratings.
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'Amazing Spider-Man' Merchandise Possibly Gives First Look at The Lizard


December 30, 2011 08:57:35 GMT


How The Lizard will be seen in "The Amazing Spider-Man" has probably been revealed in the form of toy. One of the goods from Mega Bloks, a mini remote control, features a close-up image which is believed to be an official picture from the film.

Idle Hands also has got its hand on a picture of a toy set which includes SWAT Lizard. This particular piece affirms rumor which previously said that at one point in the film, [SPOILER ALERT!] The Lizard would transform a whole SWAT team into scaly mutants that look like him.
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Dianna Agron Reunites With Sebastian Stan in New York


December 30, 2011 08:49:18 GMT


Dianna Agron and ex-boyfriend Sebastian Stan have sparked speculation that they might be giving their relationship another shot. According to New York Post's Page Six, the Quinn Fabray of "Glee" and the Carter Baizen of "Gossip Girl" got together recently in New York City.

The 25-year-old actress, who was in town with her mother for the holidays, reunited with the 28-year-old actor on Wednesday, December 28 as they hung out with friends at the Standard Hotel. Of the outing, one eyewitness said, "They seemed to be sharing an 'I'm glad we had a chance together' drink."
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T.I. Reveals Apocalyptic Cover Art for 'F*ck Da City Up'

December 30, 2011 08:12:03 GMT


T.I. continues to hype up the upcoming release of his new mixtape "F*ck Da City Up". After dropping two trailers, the Atlanta rapper unleashes its official cover art which has apocalyptic theme by boasting an image of a destroyed city.

The "I'm Flexin' " rapper reveals the picture along with a third trailer for a closer look behind the making of the street album. While one of the previous trailers sees him crafting beat with Dr. Dre, this new one gives a look at his recording session with Young Jeezy.
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Russell Brand Out and About in London Without His Wedding Ring

December 30, 2011 08:06:11 GMT


The buzz that there's trouble in paradise for Russell Brand and Katy Perry has grown larger. Shortly after news came out that the couple had a massive fight before Christmas, the Aldous Snow of "Get Him to the Greek" was caught on camera without his wedding ring on.

On Thursday, December 29, the 36-year-old comedian stepped out solo for a shopping trip in London. Clad in grey cardigan, black skinny jeans and a pair of white sneakers, he hid his eyes behind a pair of shades. Still, the actor made sure he took off the sunglasses when posing for a photograph with a blond fan.
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Report: Amber Portwood Set to Quit 'Teen Mom'

December 30, 2011 07:55:50 GMT


Amber Portwood may leave "Teen Mom" which has made her famous. According to reports, the mother of one admitted during her court hearing on Thursday, December 22 that she felt pressured and exploited through her work with MTV. "I want to quit, and I will," 21-year-old Portwood allegedly said. Her attorney Evan Broderick additionally claimed that the reality star wants to live a normal life.

Portwood was arrested on Monday, December 19 after violating her probation terms stemming from a felony domestic battery in 2010 during which she was caught on camera hitting, kicking and punching her daughter's father Gary Shirley. On Thursday, she was also charged with Class D felony possession of a controlled substance.
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Beyonce Lists Justin Bieber, Adele and Rihanna in Her 'Favorite Songs of 2011'


December 30, 2011 07:24:52 GMT


Beyonce Knowles has revealed what songs she liked the most throughout the year. In the top 10 list of her "Favorite Songs of 2011", Queen Bey includes Canadian teen popstar Justin Bieber, British singing sensation Adele, and Barbados R&B singer Rihanna.

However, instead of picking one of Bieber's songs from his album, Beyonce is more impressed with his skill in doing Chris Brown's hit single "Look at Me Now". As for Adele and Riri, she chooses "Someone Like You" from the former, and "Man Down" from the latter.
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Kelly Clarkson Gets Blake Shelton's Support Over Backlash for Endorsing Ron Paul

December 30, 2011 07:13:11 GMT


Kelly Clarkson finds support from fellow musician as she deals with the backlash she received after voicing her support for Ron Paul. Just hours after the inaugural winner of "American Idol" posted a longer response to the haters on her WhoSay account, Blake Shelton sent her some supportive words.

"@kelly_clarkson I love you!!!! I'll listen to your view points anytime," so wrote "The Voice" judge on Twitter on Thursday, December 29. He went on to add in the same tweet, "And I really wouldn't mind throat punching someone for you either!!" Clarkson simply wrote in reply, "@blakeshelton thanks :)"
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'Parenthood' 3.12 Clip: Max Calls His Mom a 'B***h'

December 30, 2011 06:44:32 GMT


The Bravermans are going to have a road trip when "Parenthood" returns with a new episode this January, but not before a drama erupts at home. In a clip from the upcoming outing, Max lashes out at his mother Monica who turns off his video game after he ignores her repeated requests to shut it down.

Upset that his mom wastes his efforts to reach a certain level in the game, Max calls Monika "such a b***h". She punishes him by banning him from participating in the family trip to visit Zeek's mother.
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Red Skull Could Be the Secret Villain in 'The Avengers'

December 30, 2011 06:07:50 GMT


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When "The Avengers" hits theaters across the U.S. in 2012, the Earth's Mightiest Heroes will be seen fighting to stop Loki from threatening global safety and security, but the Norse god of mischief won't be the only villain. As speculations over the second villain grew, a product description for HeroClix's line of the Avengers toys seems to have shed some light.

"Charging straight out of theaters and onto your tabletop, Marvel's the Avengers Movie HeroClix set features heroes like Captain America and Thor as they battle the villainy of the Red Skull and Loki!" so the description read. "Each Counter-Top display includes standard one-figure boosters as well as new three-figure 'Team Packs'! Team Packs are designed with strong thematic undertones - play a Hydra force or defend freedom with a S.H.I.E.L.D. team pack!"
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Nicki Minaj to Premiere 'Roman in Moscow' and 'Stupid Hoe' Videos in January

December 30, 2011 05:49:33 GMT


Nicki Minaj has dropped a hint about when she's going to debut music videos for her two new singles "Roman in Moscow" and "Stupid Hoe". On December 29, the femcee tweeted "2 wks!" when one of her followers requested info about the due dates.

The "Super Bass" hitmaker additionally replied another question regarding the official tracklisting of "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded", the album where the two singles are set to appear. "3 wks," informed the Young Money first lady that day.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger's Action Film 'Black Sands' Gets Supernatural Twist


December 30, 2011 05:02:28 GMT


Arnold Schwarzenegger's upcoming film "Black Sands" will feature a mix of action and supernatural. The "Terminator" actor recently gave a tidbit of his role in the project that will be directed by Scott Waugh and Mike McCoy, saying his character is "a kind of angel."

Along with the news, it was also said that the film is retitled to "Black Sunday". However, a representative for Schwarzenegger later clarified that the film is still called "Black Sands" and suggested there might be a mistake in the typing or the translation to English from the original source, which was written by the former California Governor's Austrian friend.
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Kelly Clarkson to Headline Free Concert at 2012 Allstate Fan Fest

December 30, 2011 04:24:01 GMT


Amidst controversy surrounding her support to Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, it's revealed that Kelly Clarkson is going to kick off New Year with a free concert. She's scheduled make live performances in the Jackson Square on January 2, 2012 as part of Allstate Fan Fest.

The other headliners who have been booked to sing at the upcoming family-friendly festivity are Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, The Neville Brothers and Cee-Lo Green. In a respective order, the three music acts are going to take the stage on January 1, 7 and 8.
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Wynonna Judd: I'm Engaged to 'Awesome Drummer'

December 30, 2011 04:09:32 GMT


Love is definitely in the air this holiday season. Wynonna Judd just came out with the announcement that she has gotten engaged to her musician boyfriend of nearly two years, Cactus Moser. Posting a photo of her and Moser sitting side by side, the country music star wrote on Twitter, "I AM ENGAGED!!!"

While she didn't offer further details of Moser's proposal, the older half-sister of Ashley Judd did spill that she has known her new fiance for years. "We toured together in the '80's.....," so she tweeted along with a photographic evidence. She later added, "Cactus is an AWESOME drummer..... We have started a band together..... 'Wynonna & The Big Noise.' "
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'How I Met Your Mother' 7.13 Preview: Robin Can't Do 2011 Anymore

December 30, 2011 03:58:36 GMT


Robin is eager to welcome 2012 in the upcoming episode of "How I Met Your Mother". Looking upset as she is forced to fill in for an inebriated news anchor, Cobie Smulders' character says in the middle of her duty that she can't do 2011 anymore.

Meanwhile, Barney and Ted open a bar called "Puzzles" which is located in Ted's apartment. However, their new business may not last long since Kevin expresses his worry to Ted when people are getting rowdy, fighting and breaking things.
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Chris Brown's and Rihanna's 'Love U' Tweet Could Be Directed Toward Each Other


December 30, 2011 03:31:24 GMT


Nearly three years after they broke up following his highly publicized assault, Chris Brown and Rihanna still found themselves being linked romantically to one another. The latest speculations that the former couple still has feelings for each other were sparked by their recent tweet.

On Thursday, December 29 morning, 22-year-old Breezy took to his Twitter account to write, "Love U more than u know!" A few minutes later, 23-year-old RiRi posted her own tweets which looked like to be a reply. "And we on da same page...(For the most part)," she first wrote before following it up with, "I'll always love u #1LOVE."
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Video: Kanye West Plays a New Rihanna Duet in London


December 30, 2011 03:21:43 GMT


A few days after it's reported that Kanye West played a never-before-heard song during a recent gig in London, a video from the said occasion makes its round on the web. The rap mogul is seen sitting behind a computer set playing upbeat music which has Rihanna on the hook.

The G.O.O.D Music rapper played the track for the crowd reportedly while hosting a holiday bash at nightclub Le Baron in the city. Title of the song is unknown, but a note attached to the footage suggested it's "from Kanye West un-released album."
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First Photos of Erica Durance Dressing as Wonder Woman on 'Harry's Law'

December 30, 2011 03:12:59 GMT


While Adrianne Palicki's Wonder Woman never had a chance to grace small screen, Erica Durance will be seen dressing up as the superheroine on "Harry's Law". The Lois Lane of "Smallville" will put on the costume, which is akin to the one worn by Palicki on David E. Kelley's "Wonder Woman" pilot, when she guest stars on the legal drama series.

In the Wednesday, January 11 episode of the NBC show, Durance will appear as Annie Billson, a psychologically disturbed woman who believes that she is actually the famed vigilante. Her character turns to Adam (Nate Corddry) for help after she is charged with a crime.
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Long-Running Dispute Over 'Ghost Rider' Rights Ends With Marvel's Win

December 30, 2011 02:49:31 GMT


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The legal battle between Marvel Entertainment and comic book author Gary Friedrich has come to a close for now. On Wednesday, December 28, a U.S. District Court judge in New York ruled that the rights to the "Ghost Rider" character belong to Marvel and not the writer who dreamed the motorcycle-riding hero up.

In her ruling, Judge Katherine Forrest stated that Friedrich has relinquished his rights to "Ghost Rider" when he cashed checks from Marvel for the initial creation for the character. She additionally pointed out that the writer signed a second contract in 1978 that grants Marvel "all rights of any kind and nature in and to the Work."
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Details of 'Dark Knight Rises' Scene Revealed

December 30, 2011 02:22:42 GMT


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Another spoilery info from "The Dark Knight Rises" has come out. Los Angeles Times which visited the set of the movie during the production last summer reported that there is a scene in which [SPOILER ALERT!] a hooded Bruce Wayne is being dragged by his enemy Bane in front of Selina Kyle aka Catwoman.

"Sorry to spoil things, boys, but Bane needs these guys himself," Anne Hathaway's character reportedly says on the top of a staircase, drawing people's attention. The article, which will be included in the in the newspaper's 2012 Film Sneaks issue, further described that Seline is wearing stiletto heels which have serrated edges capable of leaving nasty claw marks in a fight.
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Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt Make Adorable Duet of 'New Year' Song

December 30, 2011 02:20:21 GMT


Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt team up for a cute duet to wish their fans a Happy New Year. The "500 Days of Summer" co-stars croon a rendition of classic holiday tune "What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?". The actress who dons a white dress with a tiara is seen strumming an ukulele, while the actor who wears a suit is playing guitar.

"I have known Joe Gordon-Levitt for going on 12 years," the member of music duo She & Him wrote on her official blog HelloGiggles. "We first met in the summer of 2000 while doing a tiny movie called 'Manic', where we bonded over a mutual appreciation for Harry Nilsson and Nina Simone and I have been lucky enough to call him one of my dearest friends ever since."
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Lady GaGa Seen for First Time Stepping Out Arm-in-Arm With Taylor Kinney

December 30, 2011 01:54:05 GMT


Lady GaGa has finally been spotted in public with boyfriend Taylor Kinney. The "Marry the Night" singer was caught on camera taking a romantic stroll with the Mason Lockwood of "The Vampire Diaries" near his beachfront pad on December 11, and photos of the outing have just surfaced.

In the shots, GaGa and Kinney are both clad in dark colors and have their sunglasses on. The "Born This Way" hitmaker wears a little black dress that she pairs with knee high black boots and leather jacket, while her actor boyfriend dons a black Ducati T-shirt, matching hat and gray pants. Kinney also has his arm draped around GaGa.
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LMFAO 'Hope Everyone Safe' After Stopping Concert in Honduras Due to Fire

December 30, 2011 01:41:38 GMT


LMFAO were quick to respond to the news about their concert in Honduras which was caught on fire. On behalf of his band, member Redfoo took to Twitter soon after the show to wish everyone safe. Indeed, no one was killed or seriously injured, but at least 15 concertgoers were reported to have been treated for smoke inhalation.

The band allegedly were in the middle of pumping up the crowd with their electro/dance beat when being informed that fire broke out and began to fill Coliseo Nacional de Ingenieros, the venue where they're performing. "They told us that there was a fire when we were on stage. Then we went to the dressing rooms and there was smoke in the halls," he explained.
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David Letterman's Blackmailer Hired as Producer for Paula Zahn's Show

December 30, 2011 01:31:28 GMT


Joe Halderman, whose TV world fell apart after he went to jail for trying to extort $2 million from David Letterman, has landed a gig on Investigation Discovery's "On the Case with Paula Zahn". The former producer of "48 Hours" has already started working on the newsmagazine, helping craft and fine-tune stories produced by the team.

"With the network's prior approval, the team has brought Halderman on as a producer for 'On the Case'," stated "On the Case" executive producer Scott Weinberger who admitted that they were impressed with Halderman's "professional accomplishments" as an Emmy award-winning producer for "48 Hours" and CBS News. "We are confident that Halderman will make significant contributions to the success of our award-winning investigative newsmagazine."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Michael Jordan Gets Engaged to Girlfriend of Three Years


December 30, 2011 01:13:37 GMT


Another famous figure has brought forth another news of engagement. After Matthew McConaughey and John Legend, former Chicago Bulls star Michael Jordan shared with the world that he has gotten engaged to girlfriend of three years Yvette Prieto over the Christmas weekend.

Estee R. Portnoy, a publicist for Jordan, confirmed the happy news on Thursday, December 29. Earlier the same day, CNN affiliate WCNC reported that the Charlotte Bobcats majority owner popped the question to his Cuban-American model girlfriend on Christmas Day. No wedding date has been set just yet.
 
 
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