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February 03, 2012

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Demi Lovato Smashing Glass in Picture From Tyler Shields' Photo Shoot

February 03, 2012 09:14:32 GMT


A series of pictures from Demi Lovato's photo shoot with Tyler Shields have been released. In one of the pictures, the Mitchie Torres of "Camp Rock" is seen smashing a large sheet of glass into tiny pieces while giving a fierce look to the camera.

In other pictures, Lovato who wears a red daring lipstick is seen seductively licking a lollipop. In addition, there's a photo of her standing next to Shields. Both the singer and the photographer wear a matching all-black ensemble in the image.
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Daniel Radcliffe: My Drinking Has Turned Me Into a Recluse at 20

February 03, 2012 09:05:45 GMT


Daniel Radcliffe has been open about his past dependence on alcohol, but he took it a notch further in a new interview. The English actor, who plays Arthur Kipps in "The Woman in Black", recently confessed to ShortList magazine that his drinking habits turned him into "a recluse at 20."

"The drinking was unhealthy and damaging to my body and my social life," he explained. "That's beyond question. I was living in constant fear of who I'd meet, what I might have said to them, what I might have done with them, so I'd stay in my apartment for days and drink alone."
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New 'LOL' Clips: Demi Moore Is Desperate, Miley Cyrus Has Her First Sex

February 03, 2012 08:56:57 GMT


Fresh clips from Miley Cyrus and Demi Moore's upcoming dramedy, "LOL", have been debuted. One of the snippets, which is titled "After Party Effects", gives a look at Cyrus' makeout session during a house party and what she has to deal with when her mother comes home back sooner than expected.

The second clip is titled "Secret Revealed". It focuses on a scene where Moore accidentally comes across Cyrus' secret diary, which details the teen's sexual adventures. In one page of the diary, Moore discovers a set of photos of her rebellious daughter locking lips with a female friend.
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Video Premiere: Adam Lambert's 'Better Than I Know Myself'


February 03, 2012 08:54:31 GMT


Adam Lambert's music video for his new single "Better Than I Know Myself" has come out in full. Directed by Ray Kay, the clip shows two different characters of the singer. One sees him as a bad-tempered baddie, and the other shows him as a calm, collected guy.

"I definitely wanted to take a more hands on role in the video concept, in the whole process," Lambert said. "Luckily, I got my first pick of director, which was Ray Kay. His eye is amazing. He's got some great taste and great ideas. I think what we came up with was a nice twist on the song."
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'Secret Life of the American Teenager' Renewed for Fifth Season

February 03, 2012 08:53:13 GMT


ABC Family has ordered the fifth season of "The Secret Life of the American Teenager". The renewal makes the Shailene Woodley-starring teen drama series the longest-running show in the network's history as well as takes the show into its 100th episode.

In addition to renewing "Secret Life", the cable channel also gave series orders to a multicamera half-hour "Baby Daddy" and a reality series "Beverly Hills Nannies". Both shows will begin production this spring for a summer release.
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Nick Carter Gets Emotional at First Concert Since Sister's Death

February 03, 2012 08:41:31 GMT


Everyone has their own way in dealing with the loss of a loved one, and Nick Carter chose to focus his energy on his work. On Thursday night, February 2, the Backstreet Boys member was back on stage. During one of his sets, he paid homage to Leslie Carter, the sister he just lost.

Nick grabbed a guitar and somberly said, "I never thought I'd ever have to, but I'd like to dedicate this song to my sister." He delivered an emotional rendition of his song "Falling Down", and reportedly tried to hold back his tears throughout the song. The emotional set caused some people in the crowd to cry.
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Adam Levine Hits Back at Randy Jackson for Dissing 'The Voice'

February 03, 2012 08:12:05 GMT


The war of words between "The Voice" and "American Idol" is brewing again. When Ellen DeGeneres invites Adam Levine, Christina Aguilera and Blake Shelton to her daytime talk show, the Maroon 5 frontman fires back at Randy Jackson for dissing the NBC reality series during the recent TCA press tour.

"Randy said that 'The Voice' is basically kind of a second-chance place. People that don't get in someplace else go to 'The Voice'," the female host reminds the three "Voice" coaches of Randy's statement. "I heard about this. Shame on Randy Jackson for saying that," Adam quickly responds, which is apparently agreed by the audience.
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James Farentino's Death Certificate Notes Broken Hip as Official Cause of Death


February 03, 2012 07:55:05 GMT


When James Farentino passed away on January 24, a family spokesman said that he died of heart failure. His death certificate, however, said differently. Released by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Thursday, January 24, it uncovered that the 73-year-old actor died from complications from a broken hip.

The document listed Farentino's official cause of death as "sesquelae of right hip fracture," which he suffered in December 2011 after falling out of his bed. Sesquelae is a pathological condition resulting from disease, injury or trauma. The nature of the complications that killed him was not disclosed though.
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Vanessa Hudgens Elegant in Flowing Sunny Gown at 'Journey 2' Hollywood Premiere

February 03, 2012 07:36:35 GMT


After having its special screenings in several countries, "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island" finally got its premiere in Hollywood on Thursday night, February 2. Stealing the limelight on the red carpet at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre was lead actress Vanessa Hudgens, who became the belle of the ball with her luxurious look.

The 23-year-old former Disney darling showed off her trim figure in a glamorous sunny tube dress by Maria Lucia Hohan. She finished off her stunning look with hoop earrings, bangles and matching miniaudiere. While striking a pose for the photographers, she was accompanied by boyfriend Austin Butler, who looked dapper in a two-piece gray suit.
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Melanie Amaro Samples Aretha Franklin in New Song 'Respect'


February 03, 2012 07:35:36 GMT


Melanie Amaro has released a new song called "Respect". The singer, who found her fame after winning the inaugural season of "The X Factor (US)", samples Aretha Franklin's classic of the same title, and revamps the soulful ballad into a disco jam.

The song has been released for digital download on iTunes. It will be featured on Pepsi's commercial that will see her sharing screen with Elton John and will debut during the upcoming Super Bowl XLVI on February 5.
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'Vampire Diaries' 3.14 Clip: Damon and Stefan Argue Over Who Should Protect Elena

February 03, 2012 07:19:21 GMT


Now that Stefan is back to the team of good guys on "The Vampire Diaries", a love triangle drama between him, Elena and Damon reignites. In a sneak peek to the next episode of the drama series, Stefan realizes that his older brother has taken over his place, but could not help offering himself to protect Elena.

The clip sees Elena proposing herself to find out what's Klaus' next plan, but Damon thinks it's too risky. Stefan, on the other hand, supports Elena's idea. Disagreeing with his brother, Damon hopes they can go back in time to the old Stefan who cared for Elena's life. "What for? It's your job now," so Stefan responds.
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Lisa Marie Presley Finds Her Graceland Visit Similar to 'This Is Your Life' Show

February 03, 2012 07:02:58 GMT


For Lisa Marie Presley, returning to Graceland apparently feels like she's taking part in documentary series "This Is Your Life". The daughter of Elvis Presley spent her 44th birthday Wednesday, February 1 in Memphis, Tennessee, opening a new exhibit called "Elvis ... Through His Daughter's Eyes," and has since shared her thoughts over the experience.

Recalling what went through her mind when she first saw the exhibit, the Princess of Rock and Roll told PEOPLE, "I walked in with my twins [3-year-old Harper and Finley], looked around, and I gasped. I couldn't tell if I was going to laugh or cry." She added, "It was like that show 'This Is Your Life'."
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Sequel to Horror Hit 'Insidious' In the Works With Original Director and Scribe

February 03, 2012 06:40:43 GMT


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Horror movie hit "Insidious" will continue to spread fear and terror with a planned sequel. FilmDistrict is currently moving forward with the follow-up movie, which will bring back the production team from the original film.

Director James Wan and screenwriter Leigh Whannell are set to return to the horror sequel. Jason Blum, meanwhile, will reprise his producing duty through his Blumhouse Prods. banner. The planned project is set to kick off its production later this year and is eyeing a 2013 release in the U.S. theaters.
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Video Premiere: The All-American Rejects' 'Beekeeper's Daughter'

February 03, 2012 06:31:38 GMT


The All-American Rejects have debuted a music video for their new single "Beekeeper's Daughter". It sees the band's frontman Tyson Ritter being turned down by his love interest. Instead of nursing a broken heart, he gets down to the street taking the mic and flirting with female dancers and girls he runs into.

"Beekeeper's Daughter" is recorded for the Rejects' new studio album "Kids in the Street" which is due for March 27 U.S. release. Its music video is directed by Issac Rentz (Blink-182, Cage The Elephant), and features a cameo from Wayne Newton.
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Madonna Wouldn't Consider Becoming 'X Factor (US)' Judge

February 03, 2012 06:28:51 GMT


Simon Cowell can save his time from pursuing Madonna to be one of the judges on "The X Factor (US)". The Material Girl has recently hinted that she is so busy with her current activities that she won't have time for the gig even if the British television producer comes with an offer.

"I think I have enough jobs," so the 53-year-old singer responded to a question from an audience at Super Bowl XLVI press conference who asked if she would consider to fill one of the empty seats on the judging panel of the FOX singing talent. She quickly added, "But thank you for thinking of me, if you did Simon."
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New Hilarious and Battle Scenes Revealed in Fresh 'John Carter' Featurette

February 03, 2012 05:59:30 GMT


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More never-before-seen footage from "John Carter" has been unveiled in a new featurette for the film. Being debuted via Yahoo! Movies, the video sees some funny moments, including scenes where the titular hero gets showered in the face with flour and nastily licked by his Martian dog Woola. It also shows new battle scenes that feature the hero showing off his ability to jump high from one spot to another.

John Carter is an American Civil War veteran who suddenly enters a nearly collapse planet Mars a.k.a Barsoom. There, he turns to be a hero who saves the planet from destruction. In his adventure, he meets Tars Tarkas who becomes his ally in rescuing Red Martian princess Dejah Thoris from belligerent four-armed Green Martians.
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Roseanne Barr Files Paperwork to Run for U.S. President as Green Party Candidate

February 03, 2012 05:50:11 GMT


Roseanne Barr has taken a step forward in her plan to run for president of the United States. The actress/comedienne announced on Thursday, February 2 that she has filed the necessary paperwork to be the Green Party's candidate in the 2012 election, writing on Twitter, "I am running for Green Party nominee for POTUS."

In the same tweet, the 59-year-old told her followers, "I am an official candidate. I am4 the Greening of America&the world. Green=peace/justice." Having shared tenets of her platform through other tweets, she acknowledged in one that "it will be a tough fight," but is quick to note her optimism,"We (the greens) only have a 99% chance to win this election."
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Ringo Starr Refuses to Join The Beatles Reunion


February 03, 2012 05:02:51 GMT


Ringo Starr won't be joining The Beatles reunion if there is any. The former Fab Four rules out doing the band reunion when being asked by CNN to address rumor about a 2012 Olympics gig in London. "Oh no, I'll be here. I'm already booked in America," he says.

When he's informed that his former bandmate, Paul McCartney, thought the opposite, Ringo states, "Paul can do it." The English musician, who played drums in the band, adds, "He is doing quite well without me. He is doing OK."
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'Glee' Clip: Ricky Martin Wows New Directions With 'Sexy and I Know It'

February 03, 2012 04:50:57 GMT


Ricky Martin will take New Directions to shake their hips in the next episode of "Glee". Tapped to guest star as a sexy Spanish teacher named David Martinez, the Puerto Rico-born singer will lead Finn and other boys to dance while he performs LMFAO's "Sexy and I Know It" as seen in a newly released clip.

Martin's character is a teacher at a night school which Will attends since his abilities as a Spanish teacher are questioned. When he assigns the glee club a Spanish singing assignment, Matthew Morrison's character enlists the help of his musically-inclined night school teacher.
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Madonna Discusses Her Possible Next Film Project Post-'W.E.'

February 03, 2012 04:27:00 GMT


After scoring a success from her directorial stint in "W.E.", Madonna admitted that she has already pitched some ideas for her next film project. Speaking to MTV News, Madge opened up that she has been thinking about adapting another historical story to the big screen. She said that the story will involve a strong female character, whom she described as an "English aristocrat."

"There's a lot of stories that I'm interested in," said the mother of young designer Lourdes Leon. "I'm obviously always going to be drawn to stories about strong females 'cause we need, I need them, for inspiration. Well there's a story, but you won't even know about this person, Jane Digby."
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Drew Barrymore: I'm Trying to Feel Comfortable With My Engagement Ring

February 03, 2012 04:14:13 GMT


Drew Barrymore has gotten engaged to art consultant Will Kopelman for quite a while now, but she's still getting used to the 4-carat sparkler from Graff Diamonds he proposed to her with. The "Grey Gardens" star made the confession when talking to Anderson Cooper for an upcoming episode of "Anderson" that will air Friday, February 3.

When asked to show off her engagement ring by the host, the 36-year-old actress gushed, "It's beautiful." She then explained, "[Kopelman] picked it out and he's just got lovely taste, and it's really fancy. I'm sort of like funky, eclectic girl so I feel like this is very fancy and I'm trying to like, you know, feel comfortable with it."
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Preview of Madonna's 'Give Me All Your Luvin' Video From 'American Idol'

February 03, 2012 03:50:23 GMT


A longer preview for Madonna's "Give Me All Your Luvin' " music video has been screened during the Thursday night, February 2 episode of "American Idol". It follows Madge walking out of her house wearing a prim suit. Everything standing in her way is cleared out as she struts her stuff down the street.

Nicki Minaj and M.I.A. trail behind the Material Girl and cheer on her as people worship the ground she walks on. The other girls are insignificant as their faces are hid behind masks.
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'American Idol' St. Louis Auditions: Steven Tyler Cries, a Nervous Boy Cuts Open His Head


February 03, 2012 03:48:23 GMT


"American Idol" returned to the city that hosted Carrie Underwood's audition years ago, St. Louis, in the Thursday, February 2 episode in the hope of finding the next big star. Seemingly an answer to this, Johnny Keyser kicked the show off with his good voice.

The 22-year-old waiter from Pompano Beach, Florida sang Sam Cooke's "A Change Is Gonna Come." After enjoying the performance, the judges gave their votes and sent the contestant to Hollywood.
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'Bridget Jones 3' Still Possible to Happen Amid Rumors of Script Issue

February 03, 2012 03:31:38 GMT


A third "Bridget Jones" movie still has a chance to move forward despite reports that the sequel is being delayed due to a script issue. Multiple sources close to the production told Deadline that the production team is adamant to "make this movie this year."

Though the insiders admitted that the producers are "still tweaking the script", it is said that the three lead actors in the "Bridget Jones" series, Hugh Grant, Renee Zellweger and Colin Firth, are determined to make the project happen. Additionally, those insiders slammed rumors that Grant has bowed out of the third movie.
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Carrie Underwood to Release New Album on May 1

February 03, 2012 03:16:47 GMT


Carrie Underwood has announced when she's going to release the follow-up to her 2009 CD "Play On". The country/pop singer is set to drop her next studio installment, which is produced by Mark Bright, across the United States on May 1.

The first official offering from the album is titled "Good Girl", which is going to be launched on radio on February 23. "It's upbeat, it's fun, you stomp your feet, and you can dance to it. It's got this really rockin' verse, and this really, like, rockin' country chorus," Underwood teased.
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Singer David Peaston Dies From Complications of Diabetes

February 03, 2012 03:10:25 GMT


The world of R&B and soul music has lost yet another of its talents. David Peaston, the singer who was known for such singles as "Two Wrongs (Don't Make It Right)" and "Can I?", has died from complications from diabetes on Wednesday, February 1, the same day "Soul Train" founder Don Cornelius died of an apparent suicide.

News of Peaston's death was confirmed by his niece, Neuka Mitchell, on Thursday. The 54-year-old singer himself has been battling diabetes for years. He had both of his legs amputated below the knees, starting with his right leg in 2004. In an interview with Post-Dispatch, he said, "It was my fault for being sick, and I didn't want anybody to see me like that."
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Video: Taylor Swift Tries Beatboxing in 2012 Grammy Awards Promo

February 03, 2012 02:46:22 GMT


After exchanging a playful banter with LL Cool J in a previous promo for 54th Annual Grammy Awards, Taylor Swift is goofing around with the rapper in a new ad for the show. She makes a duet with him in an impromptu beatboxing, which ends up into a laugh fest.

Cool J kicks off by laying down some basic beatboxing sound. She picks it up by throwing her own groove which includes making some mouth-scratching noise and a few "boom bow wow" lines. The odd sound coming from her prompts them to burst into a fit of giggles.
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Snooki and JWoww Wooed to Film 'Jersey Shore' Spin-Off in Pennsylvania


February 03, 2012 02:34:39 GMT


Snooki and JWoww will always be welcomed in Jersey Shore. After Hoboken mayor refused to give a filming permit to a "Jersey Shore" spin-off starring the two girls, the Central Pennsylvania Film Office offers the new reality show to be shot in Jersey Shore, Pa. or in nearby Williamsport.

The commissioner of the film office, Lorena Beniquez, explained, "Most of the time, when we make headlines, it's for the Little League World Series," referring to the global tournament played in Williamsport each summer. He added, "Or the gas industry. We want to be known for something once the gas industry is done and gone."
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Viola Davis Secures Roles in 'Ender's Game' and 'Beautiful Creatures'

February 03, 2012 02:31:42 GMT


After receiving plenty of praises for her acclaimed role in "The Help", Viola Davis is now booked to star in not just one but two upcoming high-profile movies. Variety reported the 46-year-old actress has landed supporting roles in both "Ender's Game" and "Beautiful Creatures".

In Gavin Hood's "Ender's Game", Davis is cast as a "military psychologist" who takes care of the emotional welfare of young trainees. She also helps design the games that test the trainees' skills and resilience.
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Nick Carter's Sister Possibly Died of Overdose, Body Found Near Prescription Drugs


February 03, 2012 02:25:02 GMT


An autopsy on Leslie Carter might have come back inconclusive, but new details on her untimely death suggested overdose as a possible cause. An incident report from the Chautauqua County sheriff was released on Thursday, February 2, uncovering that the body of Nick Carter's younger sister was found near three prescription drugs.

According to the documents, officials discovered bottles of schizophrenia or bipolar disorder medication Olanzapine, of muscle relaxant Cyclobenzaprine, and of anxiety medication Xanax nearby. Leslie's stepmother, Ginger Carter, also informed authorities that the 25-year-old had "a long history of mental illness and was on medication for her depression."
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'The Hunger Games' Super Bowl Spot Offers More Scenes in Capitol

February 03, 2012 01:50:43 GMT


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Lionsgate Films has debuted the Super Bowl commercial for its highly anticipated movie "The Hunger Games". Coming out via Yahoo! Movies, the brand new trailer, which will air during the Sunday, February 5 football championship, reveals more new scenes featuring Katniss Everdeen in her preparation before the Capitol deadly games begin.

The freshly released promo video offers more footage in the Capitol, including the one that sees smooth-talking Caesar Flickerman singing praises to Katniss at her introduction night. It additionally shows a longer look at President Snow as well as a glimpse of Cinna who gives Katniss a special gift in the last minutes before the Hunger Games kick off.
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Snippet of Madonna's 'Give Me All Your Luvin' Teases Nicki Minaj's Rapping


February 03, 2012 01:35:06 GMT


Official version of Madonna's "Give Me All Your Luvin' " has been previewed in a short snippet. It opens with the "Hard Candy" hitmaker singing the hook over upbeat music before Nicki Minaj comes charging near the end of it. The femcee delivers her rapping in her signature cartoonish style.

"Gimme all your love boy/ you can be my boy, you can be my boy toy/ in the nick of time I can say a sicker rhyme cause its time for change like a nickel or a dime," Minaj rhymes. "I'm Roman/ I'm a barbarian, I'm conan/ you was sleeping on me, you were dosin'/ now move, im goin' in."
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Josh Radnor Will Assume Narrator Duties in 'HIMYM' Series Finale

February 03, 2012 01:35:02 GMT


"How I Met Your Mother" is yet to meet its end this season, but a scoop from its series finale has been unveiled. Executive producer Craig Thomas recently revealed that Josh Radnor will take over the narrator duties from Bob Saget in the final episode of the show.

Gushing that it would be "the most awkward transition in series television", Thomas added that the Ted Mosby depicter will be seen in some makeup because the baton passing would be set far into the future. Saget, who has been narrating the show since the first season, has never appeared in front of camera.
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Demi Moore Gets a Visit From Bruce Willis and Ashton Kutcher for Alleged Intervention

February 03, 2012 01:27:27 GMT


Demi Moore seems to be getting some support from two of her exes following her January 23 hospitalization. On Wednesday, February 1 afternoon, the "Margin Call" actress' ex-husband, Bruce Willis, and her estranged husband, Ashton Kutcher, were spotted pulling into the driveway of her Los Angeles home.

Willis paid a visit to Moore's house at around 11:30 A.M., per X17 Online. A photo taken of his visit captures the "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" actor looking somber while driving a black SUV. Hours later, at around 4:30 P.M., a black Lexus believed to be Kutcher's was snapped arriving. Words are, the "Two and a Half Men" star stayed there for two hours.
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Bruce Springsteen to Perform at 54th Grammy Awards

February 02, 2012 19:08:21 GMT


As the 54th Annual Grammy Awards' date is getting closer, The Recording Academy unveils one more artist to look forward to. Bruce Springsteen and E Street Band will drop by at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 12, presumably singing one of the songs from their new album "Wrecking Ball". It would be the band's first Grammy without saxophonist Clarence Clemons who died in June last year.

Springsteen's participation comes on the heels of Adele and Katy Perry's addition to the upcoming event. For Adele, this would be the first time she performs in public after her throat surgery last year. Perry, who was also a performer last year, is also doing her biggest stage yet since her divorce from Russell Brand.
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Bravo's 'Top Chef' and FOX's 'Kitchen Nightmares' Renewed

February 02, 2012 18:46:34 GMT


Cooking and food shows prove to be a large commodity for TV networks. On the same day Bravo announced the tenth season of "Top Chef", FOX announced the renewal of Gordon Ramsay's "Kitchen Nightmares".

The tenth season of "Top Chef" is having open calls for chefs interested in competing in the high-stakes culinary competition series. Auditions will be held in cities across the country starting on February 21 in New York. The show is currently airing its ninth season dubbed "Top Chef: Texas" which will reveal the final four on next Wednesday, February 8.
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Conservative Group Wants JC Penney to Fire Ellen DeGeneres for Being Gay


February 02, 2012 18:12:02 GMT


Conservative group called One Million Moms (OMM) are persuading JC Penney to fire their newly-minted spokesperson Ellen DeGeneres because she's openly gay. The issue has spread around like fire with the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) launching an online petition to support DeGeneres.

OMM is a project of American Family Association. On its official site, they wrote, "Their marketing strategy is to help families shop and receive a good value for their money. Degeneres is not a true representation of the type of families that shop at their store. The majority of JC Penney shoppers will be offended and choose to no longer shop there. ...JC Penney has made a poor decision and must correct their mistake fast to retain loyal customers and not turn away potential new, conservative shoppers with the company's new vision."
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Provocative Poster Featuring 'The Artist' Star Under Fire

February 02, 2012 17:51:36 GMT


"The Artist" actor Jean Dujardin is making a buzz outside his acting nod in the awards season. The French actor is under attack for the provocative ads of his new movie "The Players", in which a woman's legs are spread open in the air and Dujardin holds them in suggestive pose. "I'm going to a meeting," the tagline says.

"The Players" is a French movie containing a series of sketches from different directors including Dujardin. The theme is male infidelity and the ads leave the producers under fire for degradation against women. "The campaign for the film The Players with #JeanDujardin will be taken down due to complaints," Studio Cine Live's editor Fabrice Leclerc tweeted on Wednesday, February 1 evening.
 
 
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