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January 23, 2012

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Rep: Tracy Morgan Hospitalized for Combination of Exhaustion and Altitude

January 23, 2012 09:13:35 GMT


Contrary to what has been suggested by earlier reports, Tracy Morgan was not drunk before falling unconscious at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. A representative for the "30 Rock" star, has offered an explanation about what may have caused the comedian to be needing medical attention at Park City Medical Center in Utah.

In a statement released to the press, Lewis Kay explained, "From a combination of exhaustion and altitude, [Morgan] is seeking medical attention." The rep added that the 43-year-old actor is "with his fiance and grateful to the Park City Medical Center for their care."
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Naya Rivera Gets Pink Slushie Cake on 25th Birthday Party

January 23, 2012 08:24:25 GMT


Most "Glee" kids would turn away at the sight of a giant slushie, but Naya Rivera was all smiles when she saw one recently. The actress playing Santana Lopez on the FOX hit series was presented a large pink birthday cake in the shape of a slushie when celebrating her 25th birthday on Saturday, January 21.

The actress, who will serve as a mentor for season 2 of "The Glee Project", came to her birthday bash, which was held at 1 OAK nightclub at the Mirage Resort Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, just after midnight rocking a short purple dress. She began her night dining at Stack Restaurant & Bar.
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'Once Upon a Time' 1.11 Preview: Emma Answers Regina's Threat

January 23, 2012 08:23:20 GMT


When "Once Upon a Time" returns next Sunday, January 29, Regina threatens Emma by telling her, "Learn your place in this town or soon enough you won't be in it." The bounty hunter strikes back by working to uncover evidence that could expose the Mayor as the corrupt person she really is to the townspeople of Storybrooke.

Mary Margaret and David, meanwhile, continue their secret rendezvous while trying to figure out a way to unleash their unrequited love. Back in the fairytale land, King Leopold (Richard Schiff), who is the father of Snow White and married to the Evil Queen, stumbles upon a magic lamp and is granted three wishes by a Genie. He, however, is warned to be careful what he wishes for.
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Director Len Wiseman Offers Updates on 'Total Recall', Says First Trailer Out in March

January 23, 2012 08:09:45 GMT


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While there have been no recent words about the progress of the upcoming "Total Recall" remake, director Len Wiseman has offered several updates on the film, including when the first trailer is going to be released. Speaking to Collider, the filmmaker explained the editing process of the film was done, and promised that it would pretty much play with "fantasy versus reality."

Weighing in on the movie's highly secretive trailer, Wiseman said, "I've seen it, and it's great." Without revealing what to expect from the anticipated sneak-peek video, the filmmaker teased that it could be released around March. He said, "I believe it will hit in March. I could be wrong, but I think March."
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Video: Warren Buffett Croons Folk Song to Celebrate Chinese New Year

January 23, 2012 07:38:15 GMT


Warren Buffett wished everyone a happy Chinese New Year by singing. The billionaire and philanthropist appeared on China Central Television's annual New Year's gala by playing an ukulele and crooning folk song titled "I've Been Working on the Railroad".

"I've been working on the railroad, all the livelong day," 81-year-old Buffett delivered the lyrics in a raspy voice. "I've been working on the railroad, just to pass the time away." He wore a dark-colored sweatshirt and sat in front of an elaborate model railroad set.
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Tracy Morgan Taken to Hospital After Collapsing at Sundance Film Festival

January 23, 2012 07:29:01 GMT


Tracy Morgan has found himself making the headlines once again, but this time, it wasn't his jokes that drew attention to him. The actor playing Tracy Jordan on NBC's "30 Rock" has been rushed to a hospital in Park City, Utah on Sunday, January 22 after collapsing at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.

The 43-year-old comedian was at the time attending the Creative Coalition Spotlight Awards where he was being honored. According to TMZ, he appeared to be "extremely intoxicated" when delivering his award acceptance speech. He reportedly was escorted out of the building afterward and fell unconscious outside.
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Alicia Keys Performing at PGA Awards 2012 to Help Honor Steven Spielberg

January 23, 2012 07:08:50 GMT


Alicia Keys took part in celebrating the visionaries of Hollywood movies and television at the 23rd Annual Producers Guild Awards. Wearing her brunette hair in bouncy curls, the mother of one performed two of her singles, "Empire State of Mind (Part II)" and "No One", last Saturday, January 21.

The wife of Swizz Beatz played the piano while making her performances. She delivered the songs for the A-list guests, who crowded the Beverly Hilton Hotel. They included Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Sofia Vergara, Viola Davis, Zachary Quinto and Evan Rachel Wood.
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Heidi Klum and Seal Confirm Separation: We Have Grown Apart

January 23, 2012 06:44:44 GMT


Heidi Klum and Seal are indeed ending their marriage after more than six years together. Shortly after reports that debunked their split rumors surfaced, the supermodel and her soul singer husband issued a joint statement in which they confirmed that they have decided to part ways.

"While we have enjoyed seven very loving, loyal and happy years of marriage, after much soul searching we have decided to separate," the now-estranged couple said. "We have had the deepest respect for one another throughout our relationship and continue to love each other very much, but we have grown apart."
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'Breaking Dawn I' Surpasses $700M Mark in Worldwide Gross

January 23, 2012 06:42:44 GMT


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"The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part I" continues to score big since it was released last November 18. The vampire movie has successfully grossed $701 million worldwide on Sunday, January 22, and is on its way to surpass the worldwide box office gross of 2009's "The Twilight Saga's New Moon", which bagged $709.8 million.

The achievement marks Lionsgate Films and Summit Entertainment's first milestone since announcing their merger last Friday, January 13. Lionsgate's co-chairmen Rob Friedman and Patrick Wachsberger said in a joint statement, "The milestone is important on several fronts and illustrates the vitality of the franchise on a global scale even after four films."
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Katy Perry to Release 'Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection' in March

January 23, 2012 06:29:04 GMT


Katy Perry's "Teenage Dream" re-release has got an official title and release date. In Amazon, the repackage of the 2010 summer album is subtitled "The Complete Confection" and listed as a goodie that will be made available for purchase in the United States on March 13.

Katy reworked some unreleased songs from her scrap pile for the "Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection". Back in October 2011, it's confirmed that the estranged wife of Russell Brand teamed up with top-notch producer Christopher "Tricky" Stewart to touch up the leftovers.
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'American Idol' San Diego Auditions Present Another Bikini Girl and Jim Carrey's Daughter

January 23, 2012 06:19:27 GMT


After finding some talents in Savannah and Pittsburgh, "American Idol" continues its search in San Diego. Airing after the Sunday, January 22 game between New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers, the third episode saw 53 contestants getting the gold ticket and was highlighted by the audition of another bikini girl and Jim Carrey's daughter.

Kicking off the show was 19-year-old Jennifer Diley. Dressed in stars-and-stripes bikini top and a pair of tiny shorts, the self-proclaimed "patriot" failed to impress the judges with Jessica Simpson's "With You". Steven Tyler told her, "I think the voice lacks the fire that your get-up does." Despite her attempt to sing Mariah Carey's "Hero", she still got a "No".
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Artist of the Week: Graffiti6

January 23, 2012 06:01:28 GMT


Graffiti6 are ready to make music fans swoon with their fresh sound, which offers graceful harmonies with cinematic textures. The U.K. band, which comprise of brainy producer TommyD and boyish-looking frontman Jamie Scott, are going to release their first full-length album, "Colours", Stateside on January 24.

The band have already placed their single "Free" on the top 10 of AAA Radio and its music video on VH1 Top 20 Countdown. They also had their songs featured in many popular TV shows such as "Grey's Anatomy", "The Secret Circle" and "One Tree Hill". Their journey to an eventful year of 2012 continues as they are hitting the road with Augustana.
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Susan Shocked by Julie's Pregnancy in 'Desperate Housewives' 8.13 Promo

January 23, 2012 05:50:59 GMT


There will be some surprises when "Desperate Housewives" returns for its eighth season's finale in February. Susan Delfino is shocked as she learns that Julie Mayer (played by Andrea Bowen) is six months pregnant.

In the meantime, Bree Van de Kamp still won't get better as her life continues to spiral around alcohol consumption and lust for men. Since she spends time meeting men at the bar and bed, the only person who can help her is her ex-husband Orson Hedge, the man who ran over Mike Delfine years ago.
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Neil Young Cries Out 'Where Are Our Geniuses?' to Mourn Today's Music Sound


January 23, 2012 04:38:20 GMT


Neil Young doesn't like the music he heard from radio and TV, which are dominated by such chart-topping artists as Lady GaGa, Katy Perry and Rihanna. In a chat with MTV News, the 66-year-old rocker sounds off his concern over the quality of today's songs.

"I'm finding that I have a little bit of trouble with the quality of the sound of music today," he says. "I don't like it. It just makes me angry. Not the quality of the music, but we're in the 21st century and we have the worst sound that we've ever had. It's worse than a 78 [rpm record]."
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Simon Cowell: Mezhgan Hussainy and I Have 'Quite a Complicated Relationship'


January 23, 2012 04:14:53 GMT


Simon Cowell finally confessed that he and fiancee Mezhgan Hussainy are technically no longer together. In a recent interview with the Sunday Mirror, the current judge on "The X Factor (US)" described his relationship with the make-up artist as something "quite complicated."

"We have had a break from each other, and we are still incredibly close," Cowell was quoted as saying. "I'm vulnerable. It's not on, it's not off, it's somewhere in the middle. I don't know if I will ever get married, but I am happy." The British tabloid additionally noted that the 52-year-old has not seen his fiancee for about a month.
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'Big Bang Theory' Mockery of 'Star Trek' Approved by J.J. Abrams


January 23, 2012 03:56:06 GMT


"The Big Bang Theory" gets lots of love for its 100th episode, which aired on Thursday night, January 19. Not only did the series top "American Idol" in adults demo, but it also received thumbs-up from J.J. Abrams despite its take on mocking his blockbuster movie "Star Trek".

In an interview on the red carpet of 2012 Producers Guild Awards, co-creator Bill Prady told TVLine that the director gave positive response when they asked for his approval. "We got a message back immediately from Zach [Quinto] and J.J. saying they loved the idea," he said.
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Razzies Pushes Back Its 2012 Worst Movies Awards to April Fool's Day


January 23, 2012 03:38:14 GMT


The organizers of Golden Raspberry Awards a.k.a Razzies Awards have rescheduled the prize-giving ceremony for its twenty-third worst-movie awards show. While the winner announcement used to take place one night before the Academy Awards, it will be held on April Fool's Day this year.

In an announcement released on Sunday, January 22, Razzies founder John Wilson stated that the nominations will be revealed during a press conference at Magicopolis in Santa Monica on February 25, a day before the Oscars takes place. Meanwhile, the winners of this year's Tinsel Town's Tackiest trophies will all be announced on Sunday, April 1.
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Brad Pitt Needs Rehab for Injured Knee but Ditches Cane at 2012 PGA Awards

January 23, 2012 03:31:26 GMT


Brad Pitt might have stepped out without his walking cane when attending the 23rd Annual Producers' Guild Awards last Saturday, January 21, but he isn't fully on the mend just yet. The Golden Globes nominee revealed in a red carpet interview with E! Online that he will still need rehab for his injured knee.

Asked about the injury he sustained in a recent skiing accident, the Billy Beane of "Moneyball" responded, "It's better." He went on to say, "I have to wear a brace for a month," before revealing, "Then I'll have rehab." He further assured, "I'll be alright as long as the kids don't hit me from the side."
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Video: Kelly Clarkson Covers 'I'd Rather Go Blind' to Salute Etta James

January 23, 2012 03:00:08 GMT


Kelly Clarkson paid homage to Etta James, who passed away at a Riverside, California hospital on January 20, at her recent concert. The Texan-born singer crooned one of the legend's blues classics, "I'd Rather Go Blind", when performing at Radio City Music Hall in New York City over the weekend.

"This isn't 'At Last' because everyone really covers that and so I wanted to do my favorite, actually. My favorite song is 'I'd Rather Go Blind'. So, this is for Etta!" so Clarkson told the crowd before launching into a sublime cover for the 1968 single. Two days earlier, she mourned the death of the music veteran by tweeting, ":( sad news. -she was great :(".
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J.J. Abrams Remains Hopeful 'Fringe' Will Get Renewed for Season 5

January 23, 2012 02:43:33 GMT


"Fringe" has been flagging in the ratings for years, but its co-creator J.J. Abrams is still crossing his fingers for the series to be picked up for another season. Speaking to TVLine on the uncertain future of his show, the 45-year-old TV producer simply said, "We remain hopeful that 'Fringe' will be able to continue."

Just days earlier, Abrams opened up in a video interview, "While I don't know what the schedule is, it has been my desire since the pilot to direct an episode." He added, "I would say without question that if Fringe comes back, I would do anything in my power to direct an episode. I would love it."
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Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Reynolds to Play Controversial Artist Couple in 'Big Eyes'

January 23, 2012 02:24:51 GMT


Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Reynolds are set to star as artist couple in their next movie. The two actors have been tapped to portray Margaret and Walter Keane, whose doe-eyed children paintings became phenomenal in the 1960s, in a Tim Burton-produced indie film called "Big Eyes".

Burton will produce the biopic through his Tim Burton Prods. banner. The screenwriting and directorial duty, meanwhile, will be tackled by filmmaker duo Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski. After being long-delayed, the film project has been scheduled to kick off production this spring.
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Jon Bernthal Could Reunite With Former 'Walking Dead' Showrunner in 'L.A. Noir'


January 23, 2012 02:22:14 GMT


After being confirmed to have got a pilot order, "L.A. Noir" is now in search for actors. According to Variety, Jon Bernthal, who plays sheriff deputy Shane Walsh in "The Walking Dead", is in early negotiations with TNT to tackle the lead role of L.A. cop Joe Teague in the new drama.

The talks reportedly have barely begun and there's no assurance whether or not a deal would be reached. If the negotiations go well, it would mark Bernthal's reunion with Frank Darabont, who developed the new show shortly after quitting the AMC series.
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Report: Heidi Klum and Seal Going Through Rough Patch, but Still Together


January 23, 2012 01:53:51 GMT


Heidi Klum and Seal are said to still be working together to save their marriage. After words came out Saturday, January 21 that the power couple has plans to file for a divorce, OK! magazine reported that the two are still together and not yet ready to put an end to their more-than-six-year marriage.

One insider told the publication that the "Project Runway" host and her soul singer husband still "love each other" although "things haven't been perfect." On what's going on between the pair, the source explained, "It's complicated, neither wants to walk away from the relationship but they are going through a rough time."
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'Underworld: Awakening' Opens as New Champion on Box Office

January 23, 2012 01:37:25 GMT


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"Underworld: Awakening" tops the North American box office on its debut weekend. Benefiting from its 3D release, the fourth installment of the vampire vs. lycans war film franchise successfully rakes in an estimated $25.4 million in its first week. The result is bigger than two of the three previous "Underworld" movies.

Of the satisfying performance of "Underworld 4", Sony Pictures president of worldwide distribution Rory Bruer says, "Kate [Beckinsale] in the of Selene is just a force to be reckoned with. This film may be the best received of the franchise." Receiving an "A-" CinemaScore, the Kate Beckinsale-starring thriller appeals to 55% male moviegoers, while around 60% of them are over the age of 25.
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Steven Tyler's National Anthem Performance Is 'More Obscene Than Janet Jackson's T*tty'


January 23, 2012 01:29:33 GMT


Steven Tyler received a lot of criticism after performing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at AFC championship game on January 22. For someone who usually sits on "American Idol" judge panel and decides if one could make it to the Hollywood, his national anthem performance was deemed not good enough.

One of those who slammed the frontman of Aerosmith was Jason Whitlock. The columnist for FOXSports compared his Sunday night performance to Janet Jackson's infamous nip slip at the Super Bowl XXXVIII halftime show. "Steven Tyler far more obscene than Janet Jackson's t*tty," so the journalist wrote on his Twitter.
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Kristin Cavallari Is Pregnant With Jay Cutler's Baby

January 23, 2012 01:05:26 GMT


Just a few months after announcing that they have renewed their engagement, Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutler have another great news to share. The former "Dancing with the Stars" contestant and her Chicago Bears quarterback fiance are expecting their first child together.

"We are thrilled to announce we are expecting our first child together," the couple, who broke off their first engagement in July 2011 before reconciling in November the same year, told PEOPLE. "It's an amazing time in our life and we can't wait to meet the new addition to our growing family."
 
 
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