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February 10, 2012

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Marc Anthony Jokes About His Post-Divorce Relationship With Jennifer Lopez

February 10, 2012 09:20:46 GMT


Marc Anthony is making light one of the possible factors leading to his break-up with Jennifer Lopez. During a sit-down with Nancy O'Dell for Entertainment Tonight, the Latin singer responded with a joke when addressing question whether or not he and his estranged wife have communication issues.

"We don't have communication issues, we just don't communicate. When you don't do it you don't have a problem," the 43-year-old said with a chuckle. Having to work together with J.Lo on "Q'Viva! The Chosen" post-split, he continued to say, "The way it played out was really gratifying and really fulfilling. Now we're figuring out how this plays in."
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Lily Aldridge Spotted Debuting Her Second-Trimester Baby Bump

February 10, 2012 09:20:31 GMT


Lily Aldridge has been snapped showing off her baby bump for the first time since announcing her pregnancy in December 2011. Cradling her growing belly, she showed up at LAX airport on Wednesday, February 8 with her husband Caleb Followill. She donned a green maxi-skirt and kept herself warm in a cream-colored sweater.

Later in the evening, Aldridge attended the Hollywood premiere of HBO's "Eastbound & Down". The 26-year-old model, who's in the second trimester of her pregnancy, was accompanied by the lead vocalist of Kings of Leon at the event which took place at Cinespace, Los Angeles.
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The Cure, KISS and More to Cover Paul McCartney for Tribute Album

February 10, 2012 09:08:03 GMT


While Paul McCartney pays tribute to the classic era in his cover album "Kisses on the Bottom", a number of stars including The Cure, KISS and Alice Cooper will, in return, salute him in an upcoming tribute album. They will cover songs from Mecca's catalog including the records with The Beatles and Wings or during his solo career.

The album will additionally feature Billy Joel, Brian Wilson, B.B. King, Willie Nelson, Steve Miller, Jeff Lynne, Heart, Wanda Jackson, Ronnie Spector and Corinne Bailey Rae. The CD is being curated by producer Ralph Sall.
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Amanda Seyfried Has Bitter Argument With Cops in New 'Gone' Clip

February 10, 2012 08:51:50 GMT


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Amanda Seyfried lets out her anger in a new clip of her upcoming thriller, "Gone". Being released exclusively via Just Jared, the short snippet sees Seyfried having a heated argument with some investigators over the disappearance of her sister.

The 26-year-old actress is seen trying to convince the cops that her sister is kidnapped by a blood-thirst phantom killer. However, the cops seem to disbelief her and underestimate all the evidences she brings. The debate ends with the blond beauty scolding one of the cops.
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Miley Cyrus NOT Attending Chapman University

February 10, 2012 08:49:08 GMT


A report that Miley Cyrus has applied to Chapman University is not true. Mary Platt, a director of communications and media relations of the private Christian college in Orange County, has set the record straight to E! News by saying that "it's just an Internet hoax."

The rumor actually was not a new one. Platt claimed, "It happened last year and the year before that-and it was the same lovely day for our staff trying to deny it all day." She hoped that whoever spread the rumor was not the admissions team of the private college. "[We have] a strict confidentiality policy concerning student enrollment," so she said.
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'Nurse Jackie' Season 4 Teaser: Welcome to Rehab

February 10, 2012 08:39:18 GMT


In anticipation of the upcoming premiere of "Nurse Jackie" season 4, Showtime has debuted a teaser online. Offering a look at how the titular character deals with her drug addition, the promo video hints that she will finally seek help for her problem.

Jackie is seen entering a rehab to join a detox program. However, she may not come clean to her co-workers about where she's heading as she tells Mrs. Akalitus that she needs to cash in her vacation days to go to Disneyland.
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Report: Britney Spears Is Featured in Madonna's 'M.D.N.A.'

February 10, 2012 08:29:23 GMT


Rumor has it, Britney Spears and Madonna are going to reunite in a new song. According to what is claimed to be the tracklisting on the back page of Madge's "M.D.N.A.", the Southern Belle will be featured in one of the Material Girl's tracks, "Girls Gone Wild".

The leaked jacket of the CD also revealed that Nicki Minaj and M.I.A. will lend their vocals in another song each, in addition to hooking up together with Madge in "Give Me All Your Luvin'." Minaj reportedly will be featured in "Some Girls", while M.I.A. will appear in "B-Day Song".
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Gloria Estefan Debuts Kenny Ortega-Directed Video for 'Hotel Nacional'

February 10, 2012 08:03:06 GMT


Gloria Estefan has released a music video in support of her latest single "Hotel Nacional". It follows a young couple who takes a shelter in a hotel when their car has a flat tire during a storm. Inside the building, a party just kicks off and they join the crowd when the band led by Gloria provide anthem for the night.

"For the video, I wore an Alexander McQueen ring," she told Billboard. "It made me bleed and I had to suck my own blood... so it was very helpful for the video! It's a big skull, and I love it, but when I was dancing and moving my hands around I really did a number on the rest of my hand."
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Marla Sokoloff of 'The Practice' Gives Birth to Baby Daughter

February 10, 2012 07:28:24 GMT


Marla Sokoloff has officially become a proud mother to a baby girl. The actress known for her role as Lucy Hatcher on ABC's legal drama "The Practice" gave birth to her first child with husband Alec Puro on Wednesday, February 8 in California. Her representative confirmed the happy news to PEOPLE.

Sokoloff and her husband named their new arrival, who was delivered at 8:05 P.M. and weighed in at 7 lbs., Elliotte Anne Puro. The 31-year-old actress herself has expressed her joy in welcoming the newborn, telling the magazine, "Mom, dad and baby are happy as can be and completely in love with each other."
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Bradley Cooper's Epic War Film 'Paradise Lost' Is Shut Down

February 10, 2012 07:28:21 GMT


"Paradise Lost" will not be getting the big screen treatment after all. The epic-sized movie, which has tapped Bradley Cooper as its lead actor, was eventually scrapped by Legendary Pictures, Deadline reported. The studio had to pull the plug on the budget-busting project due to financial issue.

It is said that Legendary made the shocking decision after struggling to cut down the cost of the film to $120 million. The studio thought the budget for the intricate special effects, which are needed in massive war scenes between angel and heaven, is too high and impossible to trim. An insider told TheWrap, "This isn't 'Avatar'. They're only going to make it for a price."
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'Smash' 1.02 Clip: Katharine McPhee Channels Marilyn Monroe, Performs Original Song

February 10, 2012 07:25:50 GMT


Auditioning for the lead role in a Marilyn Monroe musical, Katharine McPhee's Karen will be seen as the late iconic star when "Smash" returns with a new episode next week. A newly released sneak peek has teased what she will do in order to prove that she deserves the part.

The clip opens with Karen singing an original song "The 20th Century Fox Mambo" in what seems to be a rehearsal. Halfway through the performance, Karen transforms into Marilyn as the dancers around her also have their costumes changed.
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Scotty McCreery Nominated for Best New Artist at 2012 ACM Awards

February 10, 2012 07:11:58 GMT


Finalists for 2012 ACM Awards' Best New Artist have been announced. Scotty McCreery is one of those vying for the coveted title. The winner of "American Idol" season 10 is facing off two other country music newbies, Brantley Gilbert and Hunter Hayes.

Soon after learning about the nod, McCreery reached out to his fans on Twitter to express his gratitude. "Big thanks to everybody who voted and helped me become a top 3 finalist for the ACM New Artist of the Year award! Yall are the best!" so he wrote.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Macaulay Culkin's Rep Labels Speculation Over Actor's Health 'Reckless'


February 10, 2012 06:47:55 GMT


Although Macaulay Culkin looks gaunt in recent photos, concerns for his health seem to be completely unfounded. A representative for the former child actor was quick to fire back at Entertainment Tonight (ET) for publishing photos of the ex-boyfriend of Mila Kunis "looking extremely thin and scruffy".

"Macaulay Culkin is in perfectly good health," the former "Home Alone" star's spokesperson said in a statement. The rep went on to stress, "For Entertainment Tonight - or any other media outlet - to speculate otherwise is reckless, irresponsible and destructive. We implore them to discontinue the rumor."
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Sarah Jessica Parker: Replacing Demi Moore in 'Lovelace' Is a Daunting Task

February 10, 2012 06:32:29 GMT


Sarah Jessica Parker confessed that replacing Demi Moore in "Lovelace" was not as easy as it might seem. The "Sex and the City" actress opened up that taking over the role of Gloria Steinem from Moore was a "dauting" task, especially because she didn't have enough preparation to play the iconic feminist.

Speaking to Access Hollywood, the 46-year-old actress revealed that stepping in for Moore was "difficult" because "the circumstances are not ideal." She added, "I obviously conveyed that to the filmmakers [and] that I was aware and I was sorry for the reasons that they had to reach out to me."
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Kelly Rowland Glams Up Black Carpet of 2012 Essence Black Women in Music Event

February 10, 2012 06:24:23 GMT


Kelly Rowland was a guest of honor at 2012 Essence Black Women in Music Event last Wednesday, February 8. The former member of Destiny's Child looked gorgeous in her tangerine long dress. She rocked a one-shoulder, asymmetrical gown and completed her look with some gold accessories.

The "Lay It on Me" singer was all smiles when walking down the black carpet outside the Belasco Theatre in Los Angeles, California. She took time to pose next to another guest of honor, Sylvia Rhone. The former Universal Motown president opted for an all-black ensemble, which she paired with thigh-high boots.
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NBC's Anchor Released From Hospital After Being Bitten by Dog on Live TV


February 10, 2012 06:19:18 GMT


Kyle Dyer, an anchor for the morning and noon broadcasts of Denver's NBC affiliate 9News, is recovering after a dog bit her in the lip during a live broadcast of a news program on Wednesday, February 8. She has undergone a successful reconstructive surgery and has been released from a Denver hospital hospital on Thursday.

In the segment that went awry, Dyer was interviewing the dog's owner and rescuer about its rescue from a frozen reservoir. When she leaned toward the Argentine mastiff dog called Gladiator Maximus, it turned its head and attacked her.
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First Trailer for Apocalyptic Rom-Com 'Seeking a Friend for the End of the World'

February 10, 2012 05:50:32 GMT


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Steve Carell and Keira Knightley get entangled in an unlikely relationship in the first trailer for "Seeking a Friend for the End of the World". Making its way out via Yahoo! Movies, the sneak-peek video takes a look at the unexpected road trip their characters, Dodge and Penny, embark together in the days leading to the doomsday.

After the government announces that an asteroid will unstoppably collide with the Earth, Dodge finds himself alone. His wife left him in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to find his high school sweetheart, but his neighbor Penny inadvertently puts a wrench into his plans.
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Halle Berry Goes House Hunting in Malibu After Planning to Move to France

February 10, 2012 05:30:54 GMT


Before she materializes her plan in moving to Europe, Halle Berry might be first looking for a temporary place to live that is closer to home. The leading lady of "Frankie and Alice" was recently caught on camera checking out some beachfront properties in Malibu, California.

According to TMZ, the 45-year-old actress was spotted looking at the houses on Thursday, February 9. Words are, she is looking for a short term rental while her home in the Hollywood Hills goes under reparation. It is also noted that the Oscar winner wants to make sure she is in a safe and secure area.
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Brad Paisley Calls Paul McCartney's 'Kisses on the Bottom' Worst Album Title of the Year


February 10, 2012 04:48:35 GMT


Brad Paisley doesn't like the title of Paul McCartney's new album "Kisses on the Bottom". He calls it terrible, writing on his Twitter, "It's only February, but Sir Paul is an absolute lock for worst album title of the year." He adds, "Actually, maybe all time."

The "Remind Me" singer goes on to criticize Mecca's choice of title for his newly-released album, "It's like he's kidding." The country music crooner continues, "He's got to be kidding. Tell me he's changing the title back to the real one, right? Oh then how we'll laugh and laugh."
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'American Idol' Hollywood Week (Part 2): Heejun and the Cowboy Fight, Sickness Spreads

February 10, 2012 04:16:03 GMT


The second part of "American Idol" Hollywood Week picked up right where the last episode left off, addressing Symone Black's condition after she fell off the stage. She was sent to hospital with her father accompanying her, but she returned just in time to prepare for the group performances.

From 301 contestants who went to Hollywood, 185 made it through to the next round. In a surprising twist, they had to make a group of four of five with a mixture of contestants from day one and day two, while most of them had formed groups during their solo performances.
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Video Premiere: Flo Rida's 'Wild Ones' Ft. Sia Furler


February 10, 2012 04:09:47 GMT


Flo Rida has a blast in a music video for his latest single "Wild Ones". The rapper jets off to Dubai with his minions for a fun vacation. From doing outdoor activities like skydiving, riding a hovercraft and car racing, they take it to the club to spend the night away.

"Wild Ones" features Sia Furler, but the Aussie artist doesn't make a cameo appearance in its music video. The song serves as an official theme song for WrestleMania XXVIII and is confirmed as a new material for Flo's new album "Only One Rida (Part 2)".
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Chris Brown to Stay Under Supervised Probation Despite Positive Progress Report

February 10, 2012 03:57:57 GMT


Although he has been getting positive marks in his progress report, Chris Brown is still unable to shake off his five-year probation sentence. Superior Court Judge George Lomeli has just declined a request made by the "Wet the Bed" singer's lawyer to end his supervised probation early.

Attorney Mark Geragos made the request after Breezy's probation officer wrote in a report that the singer has "remained truthful and cooperative and has not tested positive for any illicit substances." He has also made "great strides as it pertains to his probation supervision", and "appears eligible to be released from further supervision."
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Lea Michele Could Reprise Her Iconic Broadway Role in 'Spring Awakening' Movie

February 10, 2012 03:26:05 GMT


Lea Michele is close to reprise her iconic Broadway role as Wendla in a big screen version of "Spring Awakening". E! News reported that the Rachel Berry of "Glee" is in talks with director McG to tackle the female lead part in the forthcoming musical pic.

"We're talking to Lea Michele because she made the role of Wendla famous and we'll see if that pans out and works with the timing of her schedule on ['Glee']," said the director of "This Means War". He gushed, "I love Lea; we've talked about it."
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Cover Art of 'The Hunger Games' Soundtrack Album Features Katniss


February 10, 2012 03:24:38 GMT


The front page of "The Hunger Games" soundtrack album has just been unveiled, featuring an image of its heroine Katniss Everdeen. In the cover art, the teen from District 12 is seen aiming her bow and arrow at something unseen.

The CD will be filled with "songs from District 12 and beyond." Its lead single "Safe & Sound" performed by Taylor Swift with The Civil Wars has been released since earlier this year. Its music video will be premiered on Monday, February 13.
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'Vampire Diaries' 3.15 Preview: The Originals Hold Elena Hostage


February 10, 2012 03:24:18 GMT


Rebekah is close to get her revenge in the next episode of "The Vampire Diaries". After being left frustrated by the fact that none of her friends agrees with her on how they should react to the Original family's internal power struggle, Elena finds herself in danger as Klaus' sister is poised to burn her.

Rebekah's brother Elijah gives Damon and Stefan a dangerous ultimatum, forcing them to choose between helping the Original family or watching Elena die screaming in agony. Facing this difficult situation, the Salvatore brothers turn to Alaric and Meredith for help with a plan that leads them to a terrible choice.
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Adam Levine Launches His Own Label, Signs Matthew Morrison

February 10, 2012 03:01:51 GMT


Adam Levine has formed his own recording company called 222. The first artist signed to the newly-launched label is none other than Matthew Morrison. The "Glee" star is expected to release his second studio album via the label this spring.

"Starting my own label has been a long-time goal of mine, and I am thrilled to be at the point in my career where it is finally happening," said the lead singer of Maroon 5 in a statement. "Great things are in store for [Matthew] with this release."
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Suge Knight Briefly Jailed for Marijuana Possession and Traffic Warrants

February 10, 2012 02:57:59 GMT


Suge Knight has found himself in another trouble with the police. The former Death Row Records executive was arrested in Las Vegas on Wednesday, February 8 after police found during a routine traffic stop that he had less than an ounce of marijuana in his possession in addition to three outstanding traffic warrants.

The rap music mogul was pulled over near the Vegas Strip at around 5:30 P.M. after he was seen making an unsafe lane change. When the cops ran his name in the system, they discovered multiple warrants, including one for a driving on a suspended out-of-state license. A search of his black Bentley further uncovered he was in possession of marijuana.
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Gary Ross: Tracker Jacker Scene in 'Hunger Games' Is 'Not for the Faint of Heart'


February 10, 2012 02:42:28 GMT


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Gary Ross has recently shared about the difficulty of filming the tracker jacker scene in "The Hunger Games". Admitting that he faced a tough challenge when shooting the intense sequence where Katniss Everdeen must survive from the murderous wasp mutant, the director said that it is not for "the faint of heart."

"That's a vertical sequence, literally staged over 100 vertical feet," explained the filmmaker to MTV News. "You have the careers on the ground. You have Katniss on one level in a tree, and you have Rue in another tree up there. You have the tracker jacker nest up here, and the crew is going up and down this tree the entire time, and you have all these axis to cut together into one taut, suspenseful sequence. And you have CG insects. This is not for the faint of heart."
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'Game of Thrones' Season 2 Photos Feature New Characters

February 10, 2012 02:39:17 GMT


To tide fans over the summer return of "Game of Thrones", HBO has just released a batch of new images from the second season via the show's official Facebook page. Most of the photos feature familiar faces on the medieval series, but some others put their highlights on new characters.

Through these images, fans can get a better look at Brienne of Tarth (Gwendoline Christie), Balon Greyjoy (Patrick Malahide), Davos Seaworth (Liam Cunningham), Melisandre (Carice van Houten) and Stannis Baratheon (Stephen Dillane). They were briefly seen in some sneak peek videos.
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Jay-Z, Kanye West and Lana Del Rey Among Nominees for 2012 mtvU Woodie Awards

February 10, 2012 02:19:43 GMT


In anticipation of the upcoming South by Southwest (SXSW) festival, nominees for 2012 mtvU Woodie Awards are announced. Jay-Z, Kanye West and Lana Del Rey, along with Chris Brown, Rihanna and J. Cole, score a nod each.

Both Jigga and Yeezy are nominated for Performing Woodie. To win the award, the Throne duo has to beat the likes of Alabama Shakes, The Black Keys, Mac Miller, Skrillex and Swedish House Mafia.
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Pics: Paul McCartney Honored With a Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

February 10, 2012 02:01:06 GMT


Paul McCartney has finally joined the other members of The Beatles on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The 69-year-old singer/songwriter was presented with his star on the world's most famous sidewalk Thursday, February 9 in a ceremony taking place outside the Capitol Records building on Vine Street.

Rocker Neil Young was on hand to introduce McCartney at the unveiling ceremony. Clad in black leather Buffalo Springfield tour jacket, he recalled, "When I was in high school and the Beatles came out, I loved the Beatles and I tried to learn how to play like them, and no one could figure out what Paul was doing on the bass."
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Selena Gomez Replaces Miley Cyrus as Dracula's Daughter in 'Hotel Transylvania'

February 10, 2012 01:35:53 GMT


Selena Gomez is the one who will be the daughter of Dracula in "Hotel Transylvania" after all. The "Wizards of Waverly Place" starlet has taken over Miley Cyrus' job to voice Mavis, who is the vampire daughter of Adam Sandler's character, in the upcoming animated movie.

A representative to Sandler has confirmed to E! News that Gomez has been tapped to replace her fellow former Disney darling who bowed out the project earlier on Thursday, February 9. Previously, Sony Pictures announced that the former "Hannah Montana" star exited the forthcoming film but the reason of her departure is still unclear.
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'American Idol' Producer Nigel Lythgoe Calls Symone Black Incident 'Scary'

February 10, 2012 01:33:49 GMT


Nigel Lythgoe has shared details of Symone Black falling during the first part of "American Idol" Hollywood Week, which was aired on Wednesday, February 8. Speaking of the drama that ended the recent episode, the executive producer of the show recalled, "I was right by Symone Black, and it was almost like slow motion."

A cameraman, who was shooting right to the stage, tried to catch Symone when she stumbled, but couldn't get there in time. "The cameraman watched it happen just below the stage. You see her wobble and her eyes drop into the back of her head and she falls," Nigel dished.
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Cover Art of Katy Perry's 'Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection'

February 10, 2012 01:29:13 GMT


An official artwork that's going to be featured on the front page of Katy Perry's "Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection" has been revealed. The image features the estranged wife of Russell Brand wearing vibrant-colored crown. She puts on a red daring lipstick and puckers up to the camera.

The upcoming album will include all 12 tracks from the original version of "Teenage Dream". It will also add three brand new songs as well as versions of "E.T" featuring Kanye West, "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" featuring Missy Elliott, and "The One That Got Away" acoustic.
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Adele Doesn't Feel the Need to Be Skinny to Be Successful

February 10, 2012 01:09:01 GMT


Karl Lagerfeld might have branded her "a little too fat", but Adele has no interest in being skinny. The "Rolling in the Deep" hitmaker admits she never feels the pressure "to look a certain way" when asked about her body image by Anderson Cooper during an interview for "60 Minutes".

"I've never seen magazine covers...music videos and been like 'I need to look like that to be a success,' " the 23-year-old first points out. She goes on to stress, "I don't want to be some skinny mini with my tits out. I really don't want to do it and I don't want people confusing what it is that I am about."
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Video Premiere: Kanye West and Jay-Z's 'Ni**as in Paris'

February 09, 2012 18:50:58 GMT


The music video of "Ni**as in Paris" uses the footage from Kanye West and Jay-Z's Watch the Throne tour and mashes it up with Paris landscapes, clips from Will Ferrell-starring film "Blades of Glory" and overflowing strobe lights. The rappers have just premiered the West-directed video on Thursday, February 9 on MTV.com.

The footage was mainly taken during the duo's performance at the Staples Center in Los Angeles but it is assumed that West added casted female audience to enhance the visual attraction. Since there are kaleidoscopic effects and flashing lights that can be dizzying, the video gave a warning at the beginning that it is not for those who have photosensitive epilepsy.
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Ex Couple Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter Caught Snuggling

February 09, 2012 18:22:28 GMT


If there were such thing as best friends after divorce then it would be Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter. The former couple and "Dexter" co-stars has fueled reconciliation rumors after pictures of them cuddling in Santa Monica, California surfaced.

Hall and Carpenter, who got married in December 2008 and split in January 2011, have been seen together outside "Dexter" set for a number of times just a month after their divorce was finalized in December 2011. A source even claimed "Michael and Jennifer were seated at a dimly lit corner table, sipping wine" last month in Beverly Hills.
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Jean Dujardin Hilariously Auditioning for Villainous Roles

February 09, 2012 18:06:34 GMT


"The Artist" star Jean Dujardin is creating his own buzz ahead of the Oscars with a sketch on Funny or Die. The French actor is seen doing an "audition" for villain roles in big but imaginary Hollywood sequels such as "Die Hard 5", "We Bought a Zoo Too" and "Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer 2".

The video aims to highlight the common practice of hiring big European actors for spy/action thrillers. Dujardin started with the predictable flicks like "James Bond", "Sherlock Holmes" and "The Bourne Identity" but ended up doing other quirky projects like "Bridesmaids 2" and "Tyler Perry's Madea's French Vacation".
News > Celebrity Gossip

Halle Berry Moving to Europe, Gabriel Aubry Upset


February 09, 2012 17:43:21 GMT


Halle Berry, her fiance Olivier Martinez and her baby Nahla Aubry are migrating to Europe. The actress is asking the judge in her custody case against Nahla's father Gabriel Aubry for a permission to move to France where Olivier resides.

According to TMZ, Halle's ex Gabriel is strongly against this idea because he believes that her move to Europe is only one way to keep Nahla away from him. Gabriel is also upset that Olivier will get to stay with Halle and his daughter when they move to France. The "Dark Tide" actress has filed the papers with the court and a hearing is pending.
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Naomi Watts Replaces Jessica Chastain as Princess Diana


February 09, 2012 17:11:58 GMT


Naomi Watts has been cast as the late Princess Diana in an upcoming new biopic titled "Caught in Flight". Back in November last year, it was announced that "Take Shelter" actress Jessica Chastain had locked the royal role but apparently something came up and a native British actress is hired instead.

"It is such an honor to be able to play this iconic role," Watts said in a statement. "Princess Diana was loved across the world and I look forward to rising to the challenge of playing her on screen."
 
 
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