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February 06, 2012

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Adriana Lima Wants Roses for Valentine's Day

February 06, 2012 09:08:06 GMT


Adriana Lima has revealed what she would love to get on Valentine's Day, which is also her wedding anniversary. "Roses!" she told PEOPLE. "If my husband sends them to me at home, I'll be very happy. There's nothing better than to receive flowers from someone you love," she explained.

Lima also wishes her husband Marko Jaric to get her something that is "very elegant, very thoughtful and very romantic." "Valentine's Day means giving and receiving love in all different forms," the Brazilian beauty said before adding, "I think men should touch a woman's emotions. I love kisses, hugs ... all that good stuff!"
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New 'Cougar Town' Season 3 Promo Includes Wedding Preparation

February 06, 2012 08:55:26 GMT


Gearing up for the return of "Cougar Town", a highlight reel for the upcoming third season is released. The ten-minute video offers a lot of scenes from the new chapter, including the one which sees Jules dividing the maids of honor's duties between Laurie and Ellie.

In another scene, Jules and her son Travis disgust Grayson when they eat with their bare hands. Grayson, meanwhile, may upset Jules with his wedding picture and by telling her that she is predictable. There are additionally some hilarious stunts involving Jules, Andy and Ellie in different scenes.
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Piers Morgan Bashes Madonna, Praises Kelly Clarkson


February 06, 2012 08:46:29 GMT


Piers Morgan showed no love for Madonna, but he got one for Kelly Clarkson. He offered his thoughts about the two female singers regarding their performances at Super Bowl XLVI. Madge sang during halftime show, and Kelly performed before the game between the New England Patriots and New York Giants.

Morgan didn't hold back when criticizing Madonna. He wrote on Twitter, "I don't think the half-time entertainer should ever be older than the #Superbowl itself. Sorry." He then updated his page with another hard blow to the 53-year-old singer, "Yuk. Just put it away Madonna. Seriously."
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Director Marc Webb Opens Up About 'The Untold Story' in 'Amazing Spider-Man'

February 06, 2012 08:45:53 GMT


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Director Marc Webb has recently shared multiple tidbits from his latest directorial film "The Amazing Spider-Man". In an interview with Comic-Con Annual magazine, the filmmaker explained the meaning behind the term "The Untold Story" used in the marketing campaign of the anticipated Marvel superhero film.

"That's part of the untold story certainly," he said. "It's really important for us to be able to communicate that this isn't a remake of Sam Raimi's movie. There's a new territory, there's a new villain, it's a different Peter Parker."
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Tom Brady Gets Consolation Hug From Gisele Bundchen After Super Bowl Loss

February 06, 2012 08:36:59 GMT


Tom Brady might fail to bring his New England Patriots to win Super Bowl XLVI, but he still has Gisele Bundchen by his side. The NFL quarterback was photographed getting a consolation hug from his supermodel wife before the press on Sunday, February 5 night after the game.

Brady shared the emotional moment with Bundchen as he stepped out the Patriots locker room at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana after losing to the New York Giants with the final score of 21-17. While the 34-year-old athlete held his composure, his 31-year-old wife was clearly seen distraught by his loss.
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Super Bowl Spots for '21 Jump Street' and 'Safe House' Unleashed

February 06, 2012 08:07:06 GMT


Rounding up the list of movies that unveiled their Super Bowl spots on Sunday, February 5, "21 Jump Street" and "Safe House" also debuted their promo videos during the annual football championship event. While the ad for the former film is studded with hilarious scenes, the sneak peek for the latter one is jam-packed with high-octane actions.

The Super Bowl ad for "21 Jump Street" presents funny scenes, including the one that sees Jonah Hill squeezing an old lady's mouth when she nearly uncovers the fact that he is an undercover police. It additionally shows Hill and Channing Tatum feeling awkward when being surrounded by high school students' antics.
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Megan Hilty Credits 'Glee' for Opening Doors to 'Smash'

February 06, 2012 07:46:50 GMT


The upcoming premiere of "Smash" may bring a new competition for another musical series "Glee", but Megan Hilty is not hesitant to sing praise for her show's potential rival. Speaking to MTV News, the Ivy Lynn depicter on the new NBC show admits that the Lea Michele-starring series opened doors to her show.

"Thank God for 'Glee,' because they really opened doors for our show, specifically, to make it possible for us to do this," so says the former Glinda depicter on Broadway play "Wicked". "They made it socially acceptable and even cool to love the arts, and hopefully our show will do the same, but they really were the people who started that and busted down those doors, so thank God for that."
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Will Ferrell Appears in Super Bowl Ad That Only Aired in Nebraska

February 06, 2012 07:26:01 GMT


Matthew Broderick and Clint Eastwood aren't the only Hollywood stars who got people talking about their Super Bowl commercials. Will Ferrell has apparently stirred interest with his ad for Old Milwaukee as well given that his spot was aired only in Nebraska during a break of the Sunday, February 5 game.

In the commercial, the "Casa de Mi Padre" actor walks slowly through a wheat field while a dramatic instrumental is playing in the background. Once he gets up to the camera, he catches a beer can tossed to him and cracks it open. As the comedian says something, his words appear to be bleeped and the commercial cuts to black.
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The New Pussycat Dolls Bust a Move in Extended Super Bowl Ad

February 06, 2012 07:24:06 GMT


The all five new members of The Pussycat Dolls have made their debut on GoDaddy ad, which aired during Super Bowl XLVI. As a special treat to get a closer look at the newly-reformed group, a longer ad which clocks in almost two-minute long was revealed.

It features Christina Sayers (ex-Girlicious), Paula Van Oppen (former "So You Think You Can Dance" contestant), Lauren Bennett (former Paradiso Girls), Vanessa Curry (ex Laker girl), and Erica Jenkins (former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader). They pose as angels who come into a wild daydream of two boys.
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Jay Leno Has Awkward Encounter With Madonna in 'Tonight Show' Super Bowl Ad

February 06, 2012 06:49:18 GMT


During the Super Bowl XLVI telecast on Sunday, February 5. Madonna did not only grace the small screen with her halftime performance, but also with her stint on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" commercial. The simple promo highlights an awkward encounter between the Material Girl and the late-night talk show's host.

Jay Leno seems trying to be cool when Madge enters the same elevator he's in, exchanging a short "hi" with the "Give Me All Your Luvin' " hitmaker. The 61-year-old host, however, is left embarrassed when his phone plays Madge's "Like a Virgin" as the ring tone. As her reaction, the "Vogue" songstress rolls her eyes and says, "Really?"
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Harrison Ford Could Come Back as Rick Deckard in 'Blade Runner' Sequel

February 06, 2012 06:46:09 GMT


Harrison Ford could reprise his iconic role as Rick Deckard in upcoming "Blade Runner" sequel after all. Twitch reported that Ford has entered a negotiation with Warner Bros. Pictures to join the yet-to-be titled sci-fi movie project.

Twitch, however, noted that the talks are still in a very early phase. The site stated that "it is quite possible that things won't work out." Ford's casting news emerged in contrary to the previous report that he would not be involved in this untitled Blade Runner project.
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NBC Apologizes for M.I.A.'s Middle Finger Salute at Super Bowl


February 06, 2012 06:31:14 GMT


Just hours after M.I.A. set tongues wagging with her middle finger gesture during halftime show at Super Bowl XLVI, NBC issued a statement regarding the incident. The network, which aired the sport event as a live program on Sunday night, February 5, offered an apology for any inconvenience due to the rude gesture.

"We apologize for the inappropriate gesture that aired during halftime," said Christopher McCloskey, a spokesman for NBC. Talking further about the middle finger salute, he insisted that they didn't see it coming because it's spontaneous. "It was a spontaneous gesture that our delay system caught late." he explained.
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Patriots' Supporters Ciara and Kellan Lutz Congratulate Giants on Super Bowl Win

February 06, 2012 06:28:07 GMT


Some of the New England Patriots have taken their team's lost with a big heart. After the New York Giant won Super Bowl XLVI with a 21-17 victory, the likes of Ciara and Kellan Lutz took it to their Twitter account to congratulate the Giants on their win and quarterback Eli Manning on being named the MVP for the second time.

"Its no secret that I wanted Brady 2 get his 4th ring," Ciara first wrote on her account, "however its awesome 2 see Eli get over that hump of being under his brother! Good Game." She followed it up with another tweet that read, "Also congratulations to Cruz and the guys! They are truly an awesome crew of people. Win deserved! #Love."
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'Act of Valor' Super Bowl Spot Sees Real Navy SEALs on Heroic Duty

February 06, 2012 06:13:55 GMT


Hot on the heels of the freshly released Super Bowl spots from some big movies, Relativity Media unleashed the ad for its R-rated action "Act of Valor" during the football game on Sunday, February 5. The promo video showcases a nearly accurate portrayal of Navy SEALs operation as it features actual military personnel.

With Eminem's "Not Afraid" playing as the backsound, the footage not only sees the heroic sequences from the armed force, but it also uncovers their relationship with their family who are left home for duty.
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Artist of the Week: Ani DiFranco


February 06, 2012 06:04:59 GMT


Four years after dropping "Red Letter Year", Ani DiFranco came back captivating music lovers with a compilation of good music in brand new CD "Which Side Are You on?". She debuted high on Billboard Folk Albums chart by entering at No. 1, and broke into top 5 on Independent Albums chart.

In this album, DiFranco was backed up by a team of stellar musicians, including Ivan and Cyril Neville of The Neville Brothers, avant-saxophonist Skerik (Pearl Jam, R.E.M.), and guitarist Adam Levy (Norah Jones, Amos Lee). She additionally got support from folk music veteran Pete Seeger.
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'The Voice' Season 2 Premiere: Christina Hits the Button for Former Fellow Mouseketeer

February 06, 2012 05:10:35 GMT


"The Voice" season 2 was officially kicked off after the Super Bowl XLVI telecast. Opening the blind auditions was RaeLynn, who sang Miranda Lambert's "Hell on Heels". Adam Levine hit the button for her, followed by Blake Shelton. After the two mentors engaged in a little smack, the 17-year-old girl chose to join Blake's team.

Jesse Campbell came up next, turning the heads of all four judges with his rendition of "A Song For You". Blake tried to lure the 42-year-old contestant by praising, "What an impact you've already made on this show," but the single father chose Christina Aguilera as his coach.
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Kris Humphries Goes Casual When Celebrating 27th Birthday in New York

February 06, 2012 05:00:37 GMT


Kris Humphries is all for comfort when celebrating his birthday recently. On Saturday, February 4, just two days before he turns 27, the estranged husband of Kim Kardashian was photographed sporting casual outfit as he came to his birthday dinner at Abe & Arthur's restaurant in Manhattan.

The New Jersey Nets forward stepped out of a chauffeur driven Rolls Royce wearing a sweater under a blue leather jacket, dark jeans and a pair of Louis Vuitton sneakers. He appeared to be in good spirits as he greeted the photographers awaiting with smile. According to Radar Online, he was joined by several of his teammates for the dinner.
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2012 Annie Awards Winners Include 'Rango', 'Kung Fu Panda 2' and 'Tintin'

February 06, 2012 04:21:24 GMT


The 2012 Annie Awards has announced its winners on Saturday, February 4. It was unveiled that "Rango" came out as the biggest winner, while "Kung Fu Panda 2" and "The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn" were among the other shining names.

"Rango" grabbed four prizes, including the coveted Best Animated Feature gong. It, however, lost the Best Director award to "Kung Fu Panda 2" helmer Jennifer Yuh Nelson. Hot on its heels was "Tintin", which took home trophies for Best Animated Effects and Best Music in a Feature Production.
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Melanie Amaro Wows King Elton John's Court in Extended Super Bowl Ad for Pepsi


February 06, 2012 04:18:55 GMT


A longer Pepsi ad featuring Melanie Amaro has hit the web, just in time for Super Bowl XLVI in which its short version debuts. It sees the winner of "The X Factor (US)" first season participating in King Elton John's talent show, which has claimed a number of victims. He sends the contestants to an underground prison for failing to please him.

With her big voice, Amaro puts John's misery to an end after he previously endured the boredom of listening to awkward contestants. She also gets the attention of all people in the court when belting out remix to Otis Redding's "Respect", which was popularized by Aretha Franklin. The king reluctantly hands her prize, but gets unexpected response.
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'Mildred Pierce' and 'Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' Hailed by Art Directors Guild

February 06, 2012 04:16:40 GMT


"Mildred Pierce" continued its impressive feat by grabbing an accolade at another award event. After scoring Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or Movie at the 2011 Emmy Awards, the Kate Winslet-starring show nabbed a gong for excellence in production design for Television Movie or Miniseries at the 16th Annual Art Directors Guild Awards, beating out "Cinema Verite", "Too Big to Fail" and more.

In a Half Hour Single-Camera Television Series category, "Modern Family" came out as the winner after competing against the likes of "30 Rock", "Weeds" and "Californication". "Boardwalk Empire", meanwhile, won the title of best production design for One-Hour Single Camera Television Series, edging out other critically-acclaimed shows "Game of Thrones" and "American Horror Story".
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Clint Eastwood Gives America a Pep Talk in Chrysler Super Bowl Ad

February 06, 2012 04:11:29 GMT


Chrysler has once again celebrated the city of Detroit in its Super Bowl ad, and this year, it enlisted the help of Clint Eastwood. In a two-minute commercial aired during the halftime, the man behind "J. Edgar" delivers some motivational words to America about finding a way through tough times.

"How do we come from behind? How do we come together? And how do we win? Detroit's showing us it can be done," the 81-year-old actor/director says as footage of Detroit autoworkers grace the screen. "And what's true about them is true about all of us. This country can't be knocked out with one punch."
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Super Bowl Spots for 'John Carter' and 'Lorax' Bring Thrilling Adventure in Fantasy World

February 06, 2012 03:31:19 GMT


More Super Bowl spots from other big movies have been made available for movie lovers' viewing pleasure. After "The Avengers" and "Battleship" unveiled their promo videos during the February 5 telecast of the football game, family movies "John Carter" and "The Lorax" have now debuted their own ads.

"John Carter" Super Bowl spot highlights the titular hero as he leads an epic war in Mars a.k.a Barsoom. Compared to the previously released trailer, this new spot offers a longer look at the scenes featuring Carter in a fight against Barsoom's fearsome White Ape and a meeting with warrior princess Dejah Thoris.
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Video: M.I.A. Flips the Bird During Super Bowl Performance With Madonna

February 06, 2012 03:20:49 GMT


Like Madonna promised before, no nip slip happened during her halftime show at the Super Bowl XLVI, but there's a rude gesture coming from one of her featured guests, M.I.A.. The "Born Free" singer stole attention when she flashed her middle finger to the camera while singing her part in Madge's song "Give Me All Your Luvin' ", which also featured Nicki Minaj.

Madge kicked off her set at the Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday night, February 5 by singing "Vogue". She made a grand entrance being carried on a hidden throne by a large number of males dressing up as Romanian warriors. She herself appeared before the crowd as an Egyptian heroine when giant leaves around her throne were removed.
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'Soul Train' Creator Don Cornelius Showed No Signs of Being Suicidal, Son Says


February 06, 2012 03:19:24 GMT


Don Cornelius might have died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on February 1, but his son claimed he didn't see any signs that the "Soul Train" creator was suicidal before his death. In a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Tony Cornelius said, "There were no signs of anything like that."

"Many people can tell you they spoke to him, they talked to him, he was smiling when they saw him," Tony further pointed out. When asked what might have triggered Don to end his life, the son responded, "He was not feeling well so it's really hard to say why my dad decided he had had enough."
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NBC's Musically-Themed Super Bowl Ad Presents '30 Rock', 'The Office', 'Smash' Casts

February 06, 2012 03:11:38 GMT


NBC promotes its shows in one Super Bowl ad featuring the star-studded casts of "30 Rock", "The Office", "Parks and Recreation", "Community" and many more. It opens with the cast and crew of "TGS with Tracy Jordan" gathering to watch the football game on TV together.

After delivering a little speech about being part of a big family, Alec Baldwin's Jack Donaghy starts the rendition of "Brotherhood of Man". The scenes then switch to capture the employees of Dunder Mifflin in Scranton branch, the workers of Pawnee parks department, the students in Greendale Community College, the beloved detectives of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and more.
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'Avengers' and 'Battleship' Super Bowl Spots Loaded With Tons of New Destruction Scenes

February 06, 2012 02:52:39 GMT


The Super Bowl spots for "The Avengers" and "Battleship" have been premiered. Each of the promo videos, which aired during the Sunday, February 5 football championship event, is jam-packed with plenty of never-before-seen battle footage. Both of them also showcase stunning visual effects involving the destruction scenes of a city.

The ad for Marvel's "The Avengers" offers a look at the epic scenes wherein an army of evil forces launches an attack on the Earth. It also sees a dramatic 360 degree shot of Captain America, the Hulk, Black Widow, Thor, Iron Man and Hawkeye standing together in the middle of a ruined street. A witty conversation between Loki and Tony Starks as well as a wild transformation of The Hulk are included as well.
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'America's Got Talent' Super Bowl Ad Features Cruel Howard Stern


February 06, 2012 02:28:08 GMT


Howard Stern steals the spotlight in "America's Got Talent" Super Bowl ad. The radio personality does what he promised when he was selected as the new judge by showing no mercy to contestants who have no outstanding talent.

The shock jock turns a fire hose on a man who wears a weird outfit while singing Maroon 5's "Moves Like Jagger". He does not even try to be nicer to a little girl dressing in a pink dress, hosing her down too.
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LeAnn Rimes Recovers From Minor Surgery, Goes to Church Before Super Bowl


February 06, 2012 02:26:39 GMT


LeAnn Rimes is recovering from a minor surgery, but she doesn't let the pain hinder her from attending a Sunday service. A day after complaining of "mouth and jaw pain" on Twitter, the "What I Cannot Change" singer was spotted joining husband Eddie Cibrian on a trip to church.

Wearing a white top and a pair of skinny jeans, the 29-year-old singer arrived at the Life Change Community Church in Agoura Hills for a sermon from Pastor Brad Johnson. Before the service, she told one of her followers that "friend and hubby time always helps" to forget the pain from surgery before adding, "Parent time this morning for church before SUPER BOWL."
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Drake Responds to Ex-Girlfriend's Lawsuit Over Royalties of 'Marvin's Room'


February 06, 2012 02:18:02 GMT


Drake has issued a statement to answer a lawsuit filed by his ex-girlfriend, Ericka Lee, regarding royalties of his song "Marvin's Room". Contrary to Lee's claim that she's denied payment for her work as a co-writer, Drizzy insists he "has not engaged in any wrongful conduct."

"This claim is entirely without merit," his rep says in a statement. "Ericka Lee consented to the use of her voice in the song 'Marvin's Room' prior to its release. Lee asked only for the credit she received as 'Syren Lyric Muse,' and she did not ask for any compensation."
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Celebrities Reveal Their Pick for 2012 Super Bowl Winner, Sarah Jessica Parker Not Interested

February 06, 2012 01:37:20 GMT


Embracing the Super Bowl XLVI spirit, many celebrities have shared which side they are rooting for. Katharine McPhee and Larry King are among those siding with the New York Giants, the likes of Jessica Simpson and Arnold Schwarzenegger pick the New England Patriots as the winner, while Sarah Jessica Parker is simply not interested.

Of the Sunday, February 5 game, "Smash" star McPhee said, "I went to school in Boston and now I live in New York, and my whole crew in New York will be mad if I don't root for the Giants." Meanwhile, King made his prediction as saying, "Today is the big day! Can't wait to watch the Super Bowl. My prediction: Giants win."
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'Chronicle' Opens as Box Office Champion on Super Bowl Weekend

February 06, 2012 01:32:59 GMT


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20th Century Fox's found footage film "Chronicle" lands on the top of North American box office on the Super Bowl weekend. The high school superpower movie collects a solid $22 million in its opening week, defeating its rival newcomer, Daniel Radcliffe's horror pic "The Woman in Black".

Receiving a "B" CinemaScore, the Josh Trank-directed sci-fi attracts to mostly younger moviegoers, with 61% of the ticket buyers are under the age of 25. Of the good box office result, Fox executive vice president of distribution Chris Aronson says, "This is a fantastic result for a movie that was designed by and made for that younger deographic that has been largely missing from theaters."
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'The Voice' Super Bowl Ad: The Judges Engage in 'Vocal Kombat' Due to Betty White


February 06, 2012 01:26:55 GMT


Christina Aguilera, Blake Shelton, Adam Levine and Cee-Lo Green are in action mode in "The Voice" Super Bowl ad. After being previewed on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno", the commercial is now released in full, featuring the four judges battling it out for someone singing in distance.

After trying to stop each other from approaching the owner of the voice, Xtina, Blake, Adam and Cee-Lo arrive in a room almost at the same time Betty White comes out of the bathroom. As flirty as always, the "Hot in Cleveland" actress says, "It's about time somebody wanted me for my voice, and not my body."
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Video: Kelly Clarkson Delivers Smooth Rendition of National Anthem at Super Bowl


February 06, 2012 01:06:42 GMT


Kelly Clarkson kicked off Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday night, February 5 with a National Anthem performance. Accompanied by a children's choir, the Texan-born singer nailed "The Star Spangled Banner". She kept her rendition simple and straightforward, but managed to throw her signature high voice at the end of it.

Hours before the show, Clarkson took to Twitter to inform her followers, "Literally left my wardrobe at the hotel in Louisiana." She added, "My tour manager had to run back and get it. Now we're on the plane headed for the Super Bowl but that was a close one! I'm not sure if I could have pulled off spanx and heels while singing the anthem :)"
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Party at Cory Monteith's House Shut Down by Cops

February 05, 2012 18:28:44 GMT


Cory Monteith and his roommate received a ticket from the cops for having too loud a party. The "Glee" star was throwing one of his friends a birthday party in his Hollywood Hills home but the music's noise level bothered the neighbors.

The annoyed neighbors called the police, and the officers arrived at 4.30 A.M. Monteith and his roommate reportedly were "extremely nice to the officers" but that did not prevent the cops to give them a ticket for the loud music.
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Katy Perry Flirted With Sport Stars at NFL Honors

February 05, 2012 18:14:52 GMT


Katy Perry was back on the flirty mode during the DirectTV pre-Super Bowl XLVI party on Saturday, February 4. The singer who is in the middle of divorce process with Russell Brand mingled with some athletes like Cam Newton and Tim Tebow.

Perry was assigned to present a trophy at the Associated NFL Awards, handing out rookie of the year category to Newton. "You'll be the first straight man I've had a photo with in a long time, so live up to it," Perry told the Carolina Panthers player. Newton replied, "I am."
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Sean Kingston Owes IRS $131,000 in Taxes

February 05, 2012 17:57:08 GMT


Sean Kingston failed to pay his taxes on the due date. America's Internal Revenue Service have requested for payment from the singer but since he did not meet the demand, the feds obtained a lien on his property. Kingston could lose it to the government if doesn't pay up any sooner.

According to the documents obtained by TMZ, Kingston owed the country $131,379.51 for the money he made in 2009. He released his second studio album "Tomorrow" that year. The 22-year-old's representatives have not made a comment about this.
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'SNL': Channing Tatum Strips, Kristen Wiig Spoofs Lana Del Rey

February 05, 2012 17:27:02 GMT


"Saturday Night Live" this week opened with Channing Tatum ripping his shirt off. The host made fun of his stripper past during his monologue after recognizing some of his old "customers" in the audience seat.

Tatum greeted the audience, "I still can't believe that I'm here on 'Saturday Night Live', considering my first job was a male stripper". Saying hi to the ladies who were his former audience in strip clubs, Tatum spotted his best "client", Leslie, played by Fred Armisen.
 
 
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