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January 03, 2012

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Lindsay Lohan Upgrading Security System After Stranger Knocked Her Door

January 03, 2012 16:27:04 GMT


Lindsay Lohan reportedly is fearing her safety after a random man walked right up to the front door of her Los Angeles home on Sunday, January 1. The actress is now looking for a new and full-time bodyguard because she can no longer feel safe with the current security system.

A man was arrested outside her house which was actually equipped with surveillance cameras. The man is identified as 64-year-old Lonnie Short who reportedly has a bizarre connection to her other stalker, David Cocordan. Short knocked on her door and told Lohan that he was a friend of Cocordan and that he needed to explain some things.
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Rihanna Shows Off Nipple Ring in See-Through Dress


January 03, 2012 16:10:11 GMT


The eagle eyes of paparazzi have caught what's underneath Rihanna's sheer black dress. The singer attended a New Year's Eve bash thrown by rapper P. Diddy in Miami and all attention was directed to her right nipple.

Rihanna showed off a nipple ring through the see-through dress. It is not clear whether she intended people to notice it or it was simply a wardrobe malfunction like Mirror claimed. After that night Rihanna tweeted, "Fyi, we gotta find me somebody to kiss @ midnight by next NYE!!!! Melissa didn't cut it for me lastnt."
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Bane's Dialogue in 'Dark Knight Rises' Prologue Gets Some Rework

January 03, 2012 08:51:21 GMT


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After insisting that he will not alter Bane's mumbling voice in "The Dark Knight Rises", director Christopher Nolan might have made a major correction to the antagonist's dialogue in the film's six-minute prologue. Collider reported that a new audio mix that features a clearer dialogue by the villain has been sent to selected IMAX theaters across the United States.

"A friend of mine who is an IMAX projectionist told me they received a new soundtrack for the 'Dark Knight Rises' prologue," spilled a source. "He said it's now a combo soundtrack with 'Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol', but the cool thing about this is that they've cleaned up the dialogue."
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Brandi Glanville: Darin Harvey and I Won't Make 'Drunken' Vegas Wedding Official

January 03, 2012 08:39:50 GMT


Having too much to drink on New Year's Eve, Brandi Glanville ended up getting married to Mixed Martial Arts manager Darin Harvey in Las Vegas. On Saturday, December 31 night, the former wife of Eddie Cibrian wrote on her Twitter account, "Getting married @darinharvey !!!" She, however, assured that the wedding was nothing more than a drunken impulse.

Speaking to Us Weekly about the quickie wedding, the 38-year-old gushed, "[We're] married! But to make it legal, I have to go to the courthouse today and I don't think we're gonna. Super fun though!" She further stressed, "We're not gonna stay married. But it was a fun way to start out the new year!"
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NBC Opens 2012 With Highest Overnight Rating in Sunday Night Football

January 03, 2012 08:29:21 GMT


NBC kicked off the New Year with a bang. It's revealed on Monday, January 2 that the network led Fast National ratings on Sunday night by drawing a huge number of audience during the football game between the Giants and Cowboys, which ended with the former beating the latter with 31-14.

Through the Sunday night showdown, NBC posted its most-watched Sunday of the season by averaging a 7.0 rating among adults 18-49, leaving the other networks far behind. The second-best ratings that night belonged to CBS which took in 2.3 rating in the same demo.
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Paramount Confirms to Release 'Paranormal Activity 4' in 2012

January 03, 2012 07:56:55 GMT


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Following the big success of "Paranormal Activity 3" in 2011, Paramount Pictures has planned to release its follow-up in 2012. On Tuesday, January 2, the studio issued a press release, revealing that it will unleash "Paranormal Activity 4" this year along with some other potential big movies.

"In 2012, Paramount's release slate highlights include 'World War Z', a zombie thriller starring Brad Pitt and directed by Marc Foster, 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation', the next installment in the global franchise starring Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and Channing Tatum', a new chapter in the 'Paranormal Activity' franchise, and 'The Dictator', starring Sacha Baron Cohen and directed by Larry Charles, the team behind 'Borat'," said the announcement. However, the exact release date for "Paranormal Activity 4" has not been set.
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Sword Master Behind Darth Vader in Original 'Star Wars' Trilogy Has Passed Away


January 03, 2012 07:47:35 GMT


Bob Anderson, who fought light sabre battles as Darth Vader in two of the original "Star Wars" trilogy, has died. The former Olympic fencer passed away at the age of 89 on Sunday, January 1 in West Sussex, England. The British Academy of Fencing confirmed his death on the same day, stating that he died "peacefully at 4 A.M. in hospital."

"He was truly one of our greatest fencing masters and a world-class film fight director and choreographer and both the fencing community and film world will miss him," Philip Bruce, the president of the British Academy of Fencing, said in a post on the group's website. "My heart felt sympathies and thoughts are with his family, friends and colleagues at this very sad time."
News > Music News

50 Cent's 'Girls Go Wild' Ft. Jeremih Comes Out

January 03, 2012 07:31:33 GMT


50 Cent's new song "Girls Go Wild", which was the reason he threw a series of rants at Interscope in mid-December, has finally been revealed. Featuring Jeremih crooning expletive lines, the radio-friendly track has Fiddy trying to embrace the pop by delivering sing-song hook.

The song reportedly was premiered on Fiddy's official MySpace page, but it could no longer be found on the site by Monday night, January 2. The rapper himself expressed his disappointment on Twitter, "I have lost all the faith in the team I'm on. I having nothing left to say I will not be promoting my music."
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Demi Moore to Play Feminist Gloria Steinem in Linda Lovelace Biopic

January 03, 2012 07:07:23 GMT


Demi Moore has become the latest actress to be linked to Linda Lovelace biopic called "Lovelace". Variety reported that the 49-year-old actress is set to make a cameo as the iconic feminist and political activist Gloria Steinem in the upcoming movie.

Steinem was the founder of Ms. Magazine, which published the infamous article "The Real Linda Lovelace" that revealed Linda's relationship with her abusive husband Chuck Traynor. Steinem also wrote "Out of Bondage", an introduction for Linda's 1986 memoir.
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New 'Pretty Little Liars' 2.15 Clip: Hanna Snaps at Spencer Over 'A' Cell Phone

January 03, 2012 07:06:28 GMT


When "Pretty Little Liars" continues on January 9, Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer think they may be closer than ever to figuring out who "A" really is. The Liars have got their hand on "A's" cell phone after their recent encounter with the mysterious figure, but Spencer's idea on how to get information out of the devise enraged Hanna as previewed in a brand new clip.

Less than a minute long, the sneak peek sees Spencer telling the others she wants Caleb to hack in. Hanna, however, rejects the idea and tells her, "We'll take it to the phone store." The two soon get into a heated argument with Hanna yelling, "Stop giving us orders! we're not your winged monkeys." Their bickering is interrupted when "A's" phone gets a call from blocked ID.
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Van Halen Reveal Cover Art and Release Date for New Album

January 03, 2012 06:58:45 GMT


Following their reunion announcement last week, Van Halen revealed what supposed to an official cover art and release date for their new studio album. The band took the advantage of New Year's Eve national broadcasting on Times Square in New York City by putting the info on a giant LED billboard standing on the hot spot.

The artwork was clearly visible during Justin Bieber's "Dick Clark's Rockin' New Year's Eve" performance. It boasts an image of a train from New York Central System, one of the U.S. largest railroads which served most of the Northeast during the 1800s. The number, "2.7.12", attached on the picture is believed to be a due date for the album.
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Kim Jong Il's Death Will Be Featured on '30 Rock' Season 6 Premiere

January 03, 2012 06:02:17 GMT


"30 Rock" will feature the story of Kim Jong Il's death as it returns to the small screen on January 12. The show's producer Robert Carlock revealed to Us Weekly that Tina Fey and the writer crew are set to plot the December 18, 2011 death of the North Korean dictator for the upcoming episode.

The story will take place where the last season of "30 Rock" left out. At that time, Jong Il (played by Margaret Cho) kidnapped Jack Donaght's (Alec Baldwin) wife, journalist Avery Jessup (Elizabeth Banks), in North Korea while traveling on assignment. As Avery was kept captive, Jack was forced to raise their daughter on his own.
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Salma Hayek Chosen to Receive French Knighthood

January 03, 2012 05:07:42 GMT


Salma Hayek will be knighted in France. On Sunday, January 1, the official New Year's list of President Nicolas Sarkozy was announced, and the 45-year-old actress is unraveled to be among those who are going to receive the Legion d'Honneur from with the grade of Chevalier or "Knight".

Words are, the actress voicing Kitty Softpaws in "Puss in Boots" is likely to be formally inducted into the Legion within the next two months at the Elysees Palace. The handing out of the merit award, which was founded by Napoleon in 1802, will include a Presidential medal pinning.
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Katy Perry's Demo for Twangy Song 'Bullet' Surfaces Online

January 03, 2012 05:07:16 GMT


Amidst buzzing news surrounding her divorce to Russell Brand, Katy Perry's demo cut for a song called "Bullet" hit the web for listening pleasure. A bit twangy, the track was co-written by the "Last Friday Night" hitmaker for another artist, Jessie James.

"My mama warned me about boys like you/ It's the reason I wear these high heeled boots/ And let me give you a little piece of advice/ My papa packs heat and he won't think twice," she sings. "I'm a bullet and I'm headed/ Straight for your heart/ It's gonna leave a mark."
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Kim Kardashian to Follow Her Heart in 2012 and Not Looking Back

January 03, 2012 04:25:10 GMT


Kim Kardashian welcomes the New Year with a positive attitude. Having had her lows in 2011 with the filing of divorce from husband Kris Humphries after only 72 days of marriage, the "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star is looking forward to "moving forward and not looking back."

Met at Tao Nightclub in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve, the 31-year-old told Us Weekly, "I think a good lesson I learned about myself is to always follow your heart, and I think I'll never stop doing that." She added, "[I'm looking forward to] just having a really good 2012 and soaking in all the lessons learned in 2011. That's it. Simple."
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'The Bachelor' Premiere Recap: Horse Girl Lindzi and Drama Queen Jenna

January 03, 2012 04:13:33 GMT


"The Bachelor" season 16 has officially kicked off on January 2, putting Ben Flajnik as the center of the ladies' attention. Despite having around 25 eye-candy females swooning over him, the winemaker, who was one of the former suitors on "The Bachelorette" season 7, seemed to be at ease and amused at the same time.

One by one, the ladies showed up introducing themselves to him. Dressed to impress, the gorgeous women found their own ways to catch Ben's attention, but it was Lindzi who received the first-impression rose. Wearing a strapless black long gown, the animal lover immediately turned his head when she arrived on an unlikely ride, a horse.
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Report: Ralph Fiennes Is Being Prepped as the New M in 'Skyfall'

January 03, 2012 03:36:06 GMT


"Skyfall" might see Ralph Fiennes being prepared to be the new M. Details over what character Fiennes wil tackle in the 23rd James Bond film have not been officially revealed, but words are running wild that Judi Dench's M will be forced to leave her post, and Fiennes' secret character is likely to fill in her vacant slot.

Earlier on Monday, January 2, Fiennes dropped a little hint about his character. "I'm allowed to say that I'm a government agent," he said. "I used to be a complete nerd about the books and the detail in them. They are fantastic. There was Fleming's obsession with different kinds of champagne and caviar. He kind of fetishes these things."
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Figure Skater Johnny Weir Married Lawyer Boyfriend on New Year's Eve

January 03, 2012 03:22:00 GMT


Figure skating champion Johnny Weir is officially off the market. On Saturday, December 31, the openly gay skater broke the news to his nearly 103,000 Twitter followers that he has married his lawyer boyfriend Victor Voronov on New Year's Eve. He simply tweeted, "I'm married!"

27-year-old Weir clarified that there will be a wedding in the summer of 2012 after Jill Zarin, the former star of "The Real Housewives of New York", wrote to him, "What? No wedding?" The three-time U.S. National Champion additionally explained, "But all the official stuff is done now! No more livin' in sin!"
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Justin Bieber Releases New Song 'Happy New Year' Ft. Jaden Smith

January 03, 2012 03:04:22 GMT


Performing at "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest apparently was not enough for Justin Bieber to wish his devotees a Happy New Year. Just hours after ringing in the New Year at the gig, he released a brand new song as another treat for 2012.

"New Years is starting all around the world. so to all my fans around the world...THANK YOU FOR 2011 and Have a Great 2012," Bieber tweeted to his followers which reached more than 16 millions that day. "I LOVE U (t)hank you for 2011, lets have a better 2012! #happynewyear."
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Elton John Eyes Justin Timberlake to Portray Him in 'Rocketman'

January 03, 2012 02:48:46 GMT


Elton John has set his eyes on Justin Timberlake to play him in his biopic "Rocketman". In an interview with Los Angeles Times, the English veteran musician confessed that the "In Time" actor is his "number one" choice to tackle the lead role in the film.

"I've got a wish list of people," the 64-year-old singer revealed. "No. 1 on my list is Justin Timberlake, because he played me before in a David LaChapelle video of 'Rocket Man' and was superb."
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'So You Think You Can Dance' to Get New Format Following Results Show's Axing

January 03, 2012 02:46:50 GMT


The New Year brings a new change for "So You Think You Can Dance". Nigel Lythgoe, the executive producer and judge for the dance competition show, has just revealed that fans will have to wait a week before finding out who's been cut off from the competition in the new season since FOX axed the results show.

"#FOX have cancelled the results show so I will have to change the format of #SYTYCD," the 62-year-old broke the news through his Twitter account on Sunday, January 1. Remaining positive, he noted that the axing doesn't mean the end to the competition show as writing in the same tweet, "At least we have another season at the end of MAY."
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Cee-Lo Green Retracts Defensive Tweet After Changing John Lennon's 'Imagine' Lyrics


January 03, 2012 02:18:37 GMT


Cee-Lo Green wasted no time to defend himself after causing outcry for changing John Lennon's song lyrics. However, the self-defensive message was later pulled out by the Gnarls Barkley member as quickly as it was posted.

"Yo I meant no disrespect by changing the lyric guys!" the Goodie Mob star wrote on his official page soon after he received a bunch of criticism. The "F**k You" hitmaker added, "I was trying to say a world were u could believe what u wanted that's all."
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'Mission: Impossible 4' Holds Strong at Box Office on New Year's Weekend

January 03, 2012 01:54:12 GMT


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"Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol" secures the top spot on the North American box office for two weeks in a row. The Tom Cruise-starring action movie rakes in $38.3 million for the 4-day New Year's weekend, collecting a total domestic cume of $141.2 million.

The Brad Bird-directed film has successfully surpassed two milestones since it was released in IMAX theaters on December 16. On Thursday, December 29, the movie crossed the $100 million mark domestically and the $300 million mark worldwide.
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Engaged Aretha Franklin Looks to Having Summer Wedding

January 03, 2012 01:53:52 GMT


At the age of 69 years old, Aretha Franklin is ready to tie the knot for the third time. The "Respect" singer, who has won 18 Grammys throughout her career, has become engaged to longtime friend William "Willie" Wilkerson, and is looking to making it official in the summer of 2012.

About the upcoming nuptials, the Queen of Soul told PEOPLE, "We're looking at June or July for our date." The singer, who received a Kennedy Center Honor in 2009, also jokingly clarified that pregnancy scare didn't rush her to the altar. She said, "No, I'm not pregnant, LOL!"
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Artist of the Week: Zac Brown Band

January 03, 2012 01:19:27 GMT


Zac Brown Band continue to shine. The country music group close their eventful year on the chart and on the road by nicely ruling Billboard Country Songs. They reign the list with "Keep Me in Mind", which is taken from their second major-label studio album "You Get What You Give".

A funky/bluesy love song, the single actually has been made available for digital download since September 2012, but it's not officially released as a single until a year later. By ruling the chart this week, it gives Zac Brown and his bandmates their eighth No. 1 single.
 
 
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