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February 09, 2012

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Shirtless Eddie Cibrian Bares His Abs in New Charisma Ad

February 09, 2012 09:20:05 GMT


Eddie Cibrian shows off his sexy side in new images for Charisma Spring 2012 campaign. In the newly-released pictures shot at a private residence in Los Angeles, the 38-year-old hunk is seen ditching his top and showing off his abs while modeling the brand's white towel.

Cibrian said of the making of the ad to PEOPLE back in September 2011, "You have a lot of people on the photo shoot looking at you, going, 'Oh that looks wonderful, that's unbelievable ... those sheets look great'." He added, "I realized it was all about the product, and not about me."
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Katy Perry and Russell Brand Have Been Granted Divorce by Los Angeles Judge

February 09, 2012 08:54:22 GMT


Katy Perry and Russell Brand have had their divorce finalized by a Los Angeles judge. Court records showed that Superior Court Judge Marc Marmaro signed the judgment on Wednesday, February 8, less than six weeks after the "Arthur" actor filed documents to end their 14 months of marriage.

The finalization of the divorce came just a day after the "Teenage Dream" singer filed her response to her estranged husband's divorce filing, stating that they have reached a settlement of all issues. Though so, the couple won't legally become single again until July 14. California law requires them to wait six months after filing for divorce before it becomes official.
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'Being Human' Renewed for Season 3, 'Real Housewives of Miami' to Return for Season 2

February 09, 2012 08:52:36 GMT


Syfy has given third season orders to its two hit shows, drama series "Being Human" and reality show "Face Off". The renewal for the supernatural series came just four weeks after it returned for its second season.

"With the success of season 2, 'Being Human' has become a premier destination for Syfy viewers," the network's president of original content, Mark Stern, said. "[Showrunners] Jeremy Carver and Anna Fricke have taken this series to new heights this year and we're excited to see where the third season will go."
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'Bridesmaids' Breaks Record of Biggest Video-On-Demand Title of All Time

February 09, 2012 08:43:58 GMT


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After scoring a big box office success in 2011, "Bridesmaids" has marked another achievement by breaking the record of most popular video-on-demand ever. The hit comedy movie has become the world's most-ordered VOD title of all time by grossing more than $24 million from the rental.

On Wednesday, February 8, Universal Pictures announced that the R-rated romantic comedy pic has more than 4.8 million VOD rentals in less than four months in release. The estimation was made based on all digital platforms, including internet VOD, pay-per-view, hotel viewings and electronic-sell-through transactions.
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Justin Bieber to Record a Duet With Ke$ha

February 09, 2012 08:07:31 GMT


Already scoring collaborations with Drake, Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, Timbaland and Pharrell Williams, Justin Bieber is now rumored to have Ke$ha as his featured guest in one of his new songs. The joint track reportedly is recorded for his next studio installment "Believe".

According to Hollywood Life, the new song is written by Ke$ha herself. A source furthermore spilled that the "Tik Tok" hitmaker "would also be a part of the song in a duet capacity," in addition to penning the lyrics.
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Kylie Jenner Pokes Fun at Khloe Kardashian's Paternity Rumors With Twitter Photo

February 09, 2012 07:59:11 GMT


Kylie Jenner is having a little fun with the paternity rumors swirling around Khloe Kardashian. On Wednesday, February 8, the 14-year-old reality star generated buzz by posting a picture of her half-sister being embraced by a snowy-haired man old enough to be the father of Lamar Odom's wife.

In the caption of the Instagram image, the younger sister of Kendall Jenner wrote, "First official photo of my sister and her dad! Like father like daughter!" When several media bought her claim, she quickly took to her Twitter to set the record straight. "It was a joke everyone! Lol!" so she tweeted.
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Tom Felton to Be Elizabeth Olsen's Sick and Spoiled Husband in 'Therese Raquin'

February 09, 2012 07:45:55 GMT


Tom Felton is close to score a role in another potential big movie post-"Harry Potter". The British actor, who is famously known for his portrayal as bratty Draco Malfoy in the wizard boy film series, is in talks to join Elizabeth Olsen in a forthcoming period drama called "Therese Raquin".

According to Deadline, the 24-year-old blond actor is in negotiation to fill the part of the husband of Olsen's character. He is also expected to star opposite Oscar-nominated actress Glenn Close.
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'Law and Order: SVU' 13.14 Preview: Rollins' Secrets Could Cost Her Badge

February 09, 2012 07:45:04 GMT


Detective Rollins' career is in danger in next week's episode of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit". The newbie in the team apparently has a past relationship with a dangerous man, and he won't let her go away when they meet again.

It all starts as Detective Benson and her team are investigating a home invasion which left the parents dead and their teenage daughter in critical condition. When a hate crime investigation turns into a dead end, Benson and the SVU detectives struggle to find a motive for such violence.
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Adele and Van Halen Race to No. 1 on Hot 200 During Grammy Week

February 09, 2012 07:12:20 GMT


Adele will have to compete with Van Halen to retain her No. 1 spot on Billboard Hot 200 next week. The band are predicted to enter high on the U.S. album chart by selling 180,000 to 200,000 copies of their newly-released album "A Different Kind of Truth".

Adele, meanwhile, has pulled sales number under 150,000 copies every week since reclaiming the first position and ending Michael Buble's reign six weeks ago. Thus, under normal circumstances, she would lose to Van Halen if their final figure meets the expectation.
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New 'Snow White' Photo Sees Fearless Kristen Stewart Fighting in Chaotic War

February 09, 2012 06:58:23 GMT


More new images from "Snow White and the Huntsman" have been revealed by Universal Pictures. One of the freshly released photos features armor clad Kristen Stewart embarking on an epic war. Looking fearless, the 21-year-old beauty is seen wielding a shield while running amid chaos.

The other fresh still, meanwhile, offers a look at the "Twilight Saga" actress and her co-star Chris Hemsworth standing in the middle of a deciduous forest. The leading lady is seen having her seemingly wounded right arm being wrapped with a bandage, while the male warrior is seen holding a dagger.
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Courteney Cox: Make-Out Session Just Makes Me Nervous

February 09, 2012 06:39:33 GMT


Courteney Cox has publicly admitted that make-out session makes her nervous. The "Scream 4" actress spoke to Sirius XM radio host Howard Stern on Wednesday, February 8 morning, and used the occasion to explain why she remained abstinent since separating from David Arquette.

Sharing some intimate details of her single life, the 47-year-old stated, "No guy's asked me out. I'm not saying I'm not ready to have a make-out session, it just makes me nervous. I don't like to go out in general." She went on to say, "I have sexual feelings, there's ways to deal with that. It's time for me to get out there. It's not easy to meet people. They don't call me."
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Maya Rudolph Booked for 'Saturday Night Live' Hosting Debut

February 09, 2012 06:38:29 GMT


Former "Saturday Night Live" regular Maya Rudolph is set to return to Studio 8H, to make her debut as a host on the show. The comedienne, who is currently starring on NBC's "Up All Night", is going to lead a February 18 installment with Sleigh Bells as a musical guest.

Since retiring from "SNL" in 2007, Rudolph has maintained a semi-regular appearance on the variety show. The Verona de Tessant of "Away We Go" was recently featured in a Steve Buscemi-hosted episode which aired in December, portraying Whitney Houston in a sketch.
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Report: M.I.A. Sorry as Madonna Is Furious Over Her Middle Finger Gesture


February 09, 2012 06:24:57 GMT


Rumor has it, M.I.A. has said sorry for flipping the bird when performing with Madonna at Super Bowl XLVI. A source close to the British artist told the Sun, "She wasn't thinking. She was caught in the moment and she's incredibly sorry."

Madge reportedly was mad at M.I.A. over her middle finger salute. "Madonna wasn't impressed. She prides herself on professionalism," another source said. "M.I.A did nothing similar in rehearsals. Nobody knew she was going to pull this stunt."
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First Look at Will and Jaden Smith on Tropical Set of 'After Earth'

February 09, 2012 05:46:16 GMT


As the production for M. Night Shyamalan's "After Earth" is underway in Costa Rica, Will Smith shared a few photos of himself and his son Jaden Smith on the set of the upcoming sci-fi film. Taking to his Facebook account, the rapper/actor posted some images that unveil a look at the mesmerizing tropical landscape that is used for the shooting of the the post-apocalyptic movie.

None of Will and Jaden is featured donning full costume in the photos. Two of the images were taken a day before the filming began, while the other one, which sees Will showing off his grey hair, was captured on the first day of shooting. Additionally, director Shyamalan took to his WhoSay account to share a few other photos that give a look at busy crew who are preparing the location that will be used for the filming.
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Snooki and JWoww's 'Jersey Shore' Spin-Off Allowed to Be Filmed in Jersey City

February 09, 2012 04:56:39 GMT


A "Jersey Shore" spin-off starring Snooki and JWoww may have gotten rid of one big problem. After Hoboken mayor rejected a request for the show to be filmed there, Jersey City officials have given a filming permit for the upcoming MTV reality series.

Confirming the news first reported by Fox 5's John Huddy, city spokeswoman Jennifer Morrill said the permit was granted after they made a full review involving all agencies, including the police. "Like all other films, there will be a requirement for hired police services paid for by the film company to reduce any impact on the public," she added.
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Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z Have Applied to Trademark Blue Ivy's Name

February 09, 2012 04:54:16 GMT


Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z have made a move to patent their daughter's name, Blue Ivy Carter. According to the Washington Post, the "Countdown" singer and her rapper husband filed an application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to protect the name for possible use in marketing a future line of baby products.

The powerhouse couple submitted their application on January 26 after a couple of attempts from several third parties to use the name. Fashion designer Joseph Mbeh tried to trademark "Blue Ivy Carter NYC" on January 11, while another applicant filed for "Blue Ivy Carter Glory IV" to sell a line of fragrances on January 20.
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LL Cool J Can't Keep Up With Nicki Minaj in New Promo for Grammy Awards

February 09, 2012 04:44:35 GMT


A new commercial featuring LL Cool J and Nicki Minaj for upcoming 54th Annual Grammy Awards has hit the web. Unlike the previous ad which shows the "Super Bass" femcee upset the "Control Myself" rapper, this new one is quite the opposite.

It's Minaj who is unhappy with Cool J, not the other way around. The Def Jam rhymer lays down some basic beatboxing sound for the Young Money first lady to rap and dance. When he can't keep up with her, he leaves her with no other option but telling him to "pause."
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Ridley Scott Hints He Might Make 'Prometheus' Sequel

February 09, 2012 04:04:28 GMT


"Prometheus" has yet to open wide in cinemas, but director Ridley Scott already expressed an interest to develop its follow-up. The British filmmaker, who is currently working on a much-talked-about new "Blade Runner", has dropped hint at a possibility that he would make "Prometheus 2".

In a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly, the 74-year-old director teased, "I just thought 'Prometheus' was so enjoyable - returning to the world of science fiction was so fun - that I wanted to [go back to 'Blade Runner', too]." He added, "I'm also thinking about what the hell I might do for a 'Prometheus 2'."
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Video: A Medic Call Closes 'American Idol' Hollywood Week (Part 1)


February 09, 2012 04:01:58 GMT


One contestant literally took a tumble during the first part of Hollywood Week on "American Idol". Symone Black, who was the last contestant performing in the Wednesday, January 8 episode, fell off the stage after delivering a cover of Otis Redding's "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay".

When Randy Jackson questioned her decision to pick the song, Symone walked too close to the edge before she tipped over, sending other people in the room in frantic mode. The show ended with Steven Tyler gushing that the girl hit her head, and executive producer Nigel Lythgoe calling for a medic.
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Karl Lagerfeld: My 'Fat' Adele Comments Have Been Taken Out of Context

February 09, 2012 03:55:15 GMT


Outspoken designer Karl Lagerfeld shocked many when he branded Adele "a little too fat" in a recent interview, but he was quick to backtrack his words. Just days after his interview was published, the creative director of Chanel explained that his remarks were taken out of the context.

"I'd like to say to Adele that I am your biggest admirer," the 78-year-old told Metro. "Sometimes when you take a sentence out of the article it changes the meaning of the thought. What I said was in relation to Lana Del Rey and the sentence has since been taken out of context from how it was originally published."
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First Look at Taylor Swift's 'Safe and Sound' Video From 'Hunger Games'

February 09, 2012 03:48:48 GMT


Taylor Swift's upcoming music video for her new single "Safe & Sound", which serves as a soundtrack for movie "The Hunger Games", has been teased in a form of a still. The country music singer is seen donning a white dress and wearing her long hair down. She's standing alone in a dreamy and misty set.

The upcoming music video will feature The Civil Wars, the band who lend their vocals to the song. It will premiere globally on Monday, February 13, at 7:54 P.M. ET on MTV during "MTV First: Taylor Swift". Exclusive content from the video will be given before the premiere, and an interview with Taylor will take place after it.
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MTV to Premiere Pauly D's 'Jersey Shore' Spin-Off and 'Punk'd' Back-to-Back

February 09, 2012 03:14:40 GMT


MTV has set a premiere date for a "Jersey Shore" spin-off starring DJ Pauly D. Titled "The Pauly D Project", the new reality show will launch on Thursday, March 29 at 10:30 P.M. ET/PT, just two weeks after "Jersey Shore" wraps up its fifth season on March 15.

On the same day of "The Pauly D Project" premiere, MTV will debut the all-new "Punk'd" series at 10 P.M. ET/PT. The revived prank show, which will feature rotating cast of celebrity hosts namely Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus and Hayden Panettiere, was previously scheduled to premiere on March 19.
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Confirmed: Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone to Reunite for 'The Tomb'

February 09, 2012 03:02:42 GMT


Action veterans Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone will once again team up to star in a new high-octane film, "The Tomb (2014)". After rumors of their reunion surfaced in January, Summit Entertainment finally released an official statement to confirm their involvement in the upcoming movie.

On Wednesday, February 8, Summit announced that Arnie has officially joined Sly in the movie, which will be helmed by Swedish director Mikael Hafstrom. Arnie will fill the part of Church, a guy who "fights to keep the prisoners from losing their humanity in their darkest hour as they struggle together to stay alive."
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Katy Perry Reaches Divorce Settlement With Russell Brand, Signs Papers With Smiley Face


February 09, 2012 02:59:42 GMT


Katy Perry has settled her divorce with Russell Brand amicably. A little over a month after her husband of 14 months filed for divorce, the "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" hitmaker filed her response to his divorce filing in Los Angeles Superior Court, stating that the two of them have reached agreement over their property issues.

In the court documents, the 27-year-old singer declared, "The parties have entered into a comprehensive written settlement of all issues, including, without limitation, with respect to the property to be confirmed or assigned to each party." She signed the papers with a smiley face next to her name.
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Lady GaGa Announces First Dates of 'Born This Way' World Tour

February 09, 2012 02:59:20 GMT


Lady GaGa has revealed eleven dates of her upcoming world tour to support her album "Born This Way". The Mother Monster will kick off the trek on April 27 in South Korea and travel the world until 2013. Her tour stops include Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and Australia.

"The Haus of Gaga and I have worked for months conceiving a spectacular stage," she said in a statement. "THE BORN THIS WAY BALL is an Electro-Metal Pop-Opera; the tale of the Beginning, the genesis of the Kingdom of Fame. How we were birthed and how we will die celebrating."
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'The Hobbit' Locks Billy Connolly for Key Role as Dwarf Warrior Dain Ironfoot

February 09, 2012 02:17:03 GMT


Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" has added Billy Connolly to round up its cast ensemble. The Scottish veteran actor has been tapped to tackle an important role as Thorin Oakenshield's cousin, who is also a great dwarf warrior, Dain Ironfoot.

Of Connolly's casting, Jackson said, "We could not think of a more fitting actor to play Dain Ironfoot, the staunchest and toughest of Dwarves, than Billy Connolly, the Big Yin himself." The filmmaker added, "With Billy stepping into this role, the cast of 'The Hobbit' is now complete. We can't wait to see him on the Battlefield!"
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Roland Martin Suspended by CNN for 'Regrettable and Offensive' Super Bowl Tweets


February 09, 2012 02:14:42 GMT


CNN has finally taken an action following Roland Martin's Super Bowl tweets which were said to be advocating violence against gay men. Calling the political analyst's statements posted on his Twitter page "regrettable and offensive," the network announced that it will suspend Martin.

"Language that demeans is inconsistent with the values and culture of our organization, and is not tolerated," the network explained in a statement. "We have been giving careful consideration to this matter, and Roland will not be appearing on our air for the time being."
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The Beach Boys to Duet With Foster the People and Maroon 5 at Grammy Awards

February 09, 2012 02:12:49 GMT


The Beach Boys' Grammy performance has long been confirmed, but details on what to expect from their reunion were not divulged until recently. On Wednesday, February 8, it's officially announced that Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston, and David Marks would be joined by Foster the People and Maroon 5 for a special joint performance.

In addition to adding the "Pumped Up Kicks" group and the "Moves Like Jagger" band, the Grammys has also thrown The Civil Wars, Diana Krall, Maceo Parker, and Joe Walsh into its performer lineup for the upcoming 54th annual celebration. The likes of Common, Taraji P. Henson, Reba McEntire and Diana Ross are confirmed as newly-signed presenters.
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Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder Get Naked for Sexy Magazine Cover

February 09, 2012 02:01:41 GMT


Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder are flaunting their sexy chemistry in the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly (EW). The two stars of "The Vampire Diaries" strip naked for one of the magazine's covers, striking a sultry pose together with strategically placed sheets protecting their modesty.

It isn't the only steamy cover EW has in store for fans though. In another cover, Dobrev plays along the love triangle of Elena, Damon and Stefan, geting down to a black lacy bra while being sandwiched between Somerhalder and fellow co-star Paul Wesley. The other one also sees Dobrev sporting lacy bra, but this time, she gets seductive with Wesley.
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First 'Bourne Legacy' Trailer: Jeremy Renner Trained to Be a Lethal Super Spy

February 09, 2012 01:37:26 GMT


The much anticipated first trailer for "The Bourne Legacy" has finally been unveiled. Highlighted in the promo video is how new lead actor Jeremy Renner decides to commit to a program called "Outcome", which will transform him into a very dangerous super spy.

The sneak peek opens with an introduction to Renner's new character, Kenneth Kitson from Reno, who doesn't appear well. He's got his left eyes bruised and his face speckled with blood. It is then followed with some nerve-wrecking actions as Kenneth, who will later be known as Aaron Cross, brutally knocks some bad guys down.
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Adele Holds Off Lana Del Rey on Hot 200, Loses to Kelly Clarkson on Hot 100

February 09, 2012 01:17:41 GMT


Adele remains No. 1 on Billboard Hot 200, but she unfortunately fails to extend her reign for another week on Hot 100. By securing the first position on the U.S. album chart, the Grammy winner prevents Lana Del Rey from debuting atop the list. On the single chart, meanwhile, the British singer has to give up the penthouse to Kelly Clarkson.

Adele stays at the top spot on Hot 200 by selling 122,000 copies of her album "21". This marks her 19th non-consecutive week sitting at the throne of the chart. With one more week on the top spot, she will be tied with Whitney Houston and Elvis Presley who both scored 20-week No. 1 run. The former owed it to "The Bodyguard" soundtrack, and the later to "Blue Hawaii".
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'House M.D.' Producers Make 'Painful' Decision to End Show After Current Season


February 09, 2012 01:16:56 GMT


It's official; "House M.D." will call it quits after this season. On Wednesday, February 8, FOX announced that the currently airing eighth season will be the last for the long-running medical drama.

"The decision to end the show now, or ever, is a painful one, as it risks putting asunder hundreds of close friendships that have developed over the last eight years," star Hugh Laurie as well as executive producers David Shore and Katie Jacobs said in a joint statement, "but also because the show itself has been a source of great pride to everyone involved."
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Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone Undergo Shoulder Surgery at Same Hospital

February 09, 2012 01:08:53 GMT


Arnold Schwarzenegger apparently is delighted by his recent run-in with Sylvester Stallone in the hospital. On Wednesday, February 8, the former California governor took to his WhoSay account to post a photo that captures the two of them happily chatting while lying shirtless in their hospital beds.

In the picture, Schwarzenegger has bandage covering his right shoulder and has his right arm in a sling. His co-star, Stallone, in the meantime is seen with an IV in his hand. In the caption of the photo, he explained, "After all the action, stunts & physical abuse shooting 'The Expendables 2' and 'The Last Stand', it was time for a little tune up on my shoulder."
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Ringo Starr Announces Tour Dates and New Band Line-Up

February 08, 2012 18:05:25 GMT


Earlier this month, Ringo Starr said he was reluctant to join The Beatles reunion, it was probably because he would be occupied with his solo tour. Starr has announced a road show that will support his new album "Ringo 2012" and revealed the line-up for the newest All Starr Band.

The tour will be kicked off on June 14 at the Fallsview Casino in Niagara Falls, running through July 21 at The Greek, Los Angeles. It means, Starr will spend his birthday on the road, with a performance at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on July 7. The press release said more dates would be added soon.
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Gary Busey Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

February 08, 2012 17:49:23 GMT


Gary Busey is heavy on the debts and light on his saving accounts. The 67-year-old actor filed for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in California on Tuesday, February 7, revealing that he owes between $500,000 to $1 million while having only less than $50,000 in assets.

The official document obtained by TMZ, Busey stated that he owes money to various sources such as the IRS, several lawyers, UCLA Medical Center, Wells Fargo, L.A. County Waterworks Districts and a storage company. He also noted that he might owe money to Carla Loeffler, a woman who sued him for allegedly attacking her in an airport in Tulsa back in May.
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Natalie Portman Signs Up for Terrence Malick's Two Films

February 08, 2012 17:27:00 GMT


New mom Natalie Portman is back to movie business full throttle. She has joined two Terrence Malick-directed movies, "Knight of Cups" and "Lawless", which will shoot this summer and fall respectively. These would be her first roles since winning the Best Actress nod at 2011 Academy Awards and taking maternity leave.

In "Cups", Portman will star opposite Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett and Isabel Lucas while in "Lawless", she joins Ryan Gosling, Rooney Mara and Haley Bennett. The plot of the movies has been kept under wrap since their announcement in January last year. Bale and Blanchett are also stars in "Lawless", meaning Portman will meet them again in this film.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Report: Russell Brand Doesn't Want Katy Perry's Money

February 08, 2012 17:03:58 GMT


Russell Brand reportedly is not taking his estranged wife Katy Perry's money. The actor is entitled to approximately $20 million of her fortune from the divorce proceedings because they did not sign a prenup.

A source told TMZ that Brand is happy with what he earns although the amount is far less than what Perry makes. She made $44 million in between May 2010 and May 2011, therefore Brand may pocket 50 percent of the fortune if he exercised the community property rights.
 
 
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