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February 28, 2012

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Ashley Tisdale and Martin Johnson Making First Red Carpet Appearance as Couple

February 28, 2012 09:07:00 GMT


Ashley Tisdale has been spotted hitting the red carpet with Martin Johnson for the first time. The actress, who voices Candace Flynn in "Phineas and Ferb", appeared arm-in-arm with her rumored boyfriend at the 20th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards viewing party in Beverly Hills on Sunday, February 26.

26-year-old Tisdale looked stunning when gracing the red carpet in a red one-shoulder Maria Lucia Hohan dress. She paired the dress with a ring by Arunashi and MEUS, a pair of Jerome C. Rousseau heels, a sparkling Edie Parker clutch, and a pair of earrings by House of Lavande. Meanwhile, the lead singer of rock band Boys Like Girls looked sharp in a dark suit.
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'Gossip Girl' 5.18 Preview: Blair and Dan Have 'Terrible' Sex

February 28, 2012 09:04:44 GMT


Blair and Dan are getting closer when "Gossip Girl" returns in April. The couple will take their relationship to bed after Queen B seduces her new love interest by showing up at his place in a sexy lingerie.

However, the sex escapade will leave the couple disappointed since Blair calls it "terrible". When Dan comes to Nate, the latter soon concludes that the former had a bad sex with Blair.
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Meryl Streep Blasted for Not Crediting Margaret Thatcher on Her Oscar Speech


February 28, 2012 08:58:06 GMT


Meryl Streep is facing criticisms after claiming the Best Actress title at the 84th Annual Academy Awards for her portrayal of Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron Lady". The 62-year-old actress was blasted by Thatcher's former aide for failing to credit the former British Prime Minister on her acceptance speech.

Lord Norman Tebbit, a close political ally who was in Baroness Thatcher's Cabinet, told The Sun, "I'm not at all surprised she didn't mention her [Thatcher]." He added, "The film was about Meryl Streep, not Lady Thatcher. If Margaret Thatcher had been like the woman portrayed by Meryl Streep, she wouldn't have lasted six months as Prime Minister."
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Kate Hudson Has Friendly Reunion With Ex Owen Wilson at Oscars After-Party

February 28, 2012 08:52:58 GMT


Kate Hudson has proven she managed to have a friendly relationship with ex-boyfriend Owen Wilson. The Stephanie Necrophuros of "Nine" reportedly spent time chatting with the "Midnight in Paris" actor when the two had a chance reunion at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Sunday, February 26.

According to Us Weekly, the former couple crossed path in the front hallway of the bash which took place at Sunset Tower in West Hollywood, California. An eyewitness claimed that the twosome "totally had a moment," adding that they "hugged and kissed on both cheeks." It was said that Hudson asked Wilson if he's doing well, and he responded by telling her he's "doing great."
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Vin Diesel Flying Over Rock Mountain in New Set Photo of 'Riddick' Sequel

February 28, 2012 08:28:54 GMT


Vin Diesel has shared more photos from the Montreal set of "Riddick" sequel. One of the pictures offers a look at the actor being clad in full costume while flying over what looks like a rock mountain setting. The other one, meanwhile, sees him sitting on a rock while donning Riddick's signature glasses and futuristic armor.

Along with the pictures, Diesel posted a message to his fans to share his experience in filming the yet-to-be-titled sequel. He wrote, "Despite the fact, that this by far is the most physical of roles that I have played... I decided to show a picture you might never see... a candid, of me in between a lighting set up, just reflecting."
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'The Shortcut' Actor Drew Seeley Engaged to Amy Paffrath

February 28, 2012 08:26:47 GMT


Drew Seeley and his girlfriend Amy Paffrath are officially engaged. The Derek depicter on "The Shortcut" popped the question to her on a talk show, where she talked about how to ask the right question to a celebrity on the red carpet of an event.

Seeley presented some flowers when proposing to Paffrath. "So as I'm sure many of you know, I proposed to my wonderful and amazing girlfriend, Amy Paffrath last night. And she actually said YES!! (Whew!)," so he wrote on his Facebook page on Monday, February 27.
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Video: Christina Aguilera Collaborates With 'The Voice' Contestant

February 28, 2012 08:07:19 GMT


Christina Aguilera made a surprise performance on a Monday, February 27 episode of "The Voice". The judge and vocal coach joined Sera Hill in singing Rose Royce's classic song "I'm Going Down", which was once covered by Mary J. Blige.

Sera's rendition was so impressive "to the point that I just want to grab a mic and get up there and sing with you," so Xtina said. The mother of one started to belt out the song in her chair, but stopped short when Sera pled her to come on to the stage. "Just the chorus because I don't know the words," she finally complied.
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New 'This Must Be the Place' Clip: Lipstick-Clad Sean Penn Embarks on Road Trip


February 28, 2012 08:06:18 GMT


A fresh clip from Sean Penn's "This Must Be the Place" has been debuted. Making its way out via Empire, the sneak peek sees Penn's Cheyenne having a long road trip in his black pick-up. Sporting a daring red lipstick and resembling The Cure's frontman Robert Smith, Cheyenne is seen driving alone across corn fields while embracing the wind.

Cheyenne is a wealthy ex-rock star who is now bored and jaded in his retirement. Having been estranged with his father for over 30 years, it is only now in death that he learns the true extent of his father's humiliation in Auschwitz at the hands of former SS Officer Aloise Muller - an event he is determined to avenge. So, he begins a life-altering journey across the heartland of America to track down and confront his father's former Nazi nemesis.
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Katy Perry Goes Sultry and Unrecognizable as Interview's Cover Girl

February 28, 2012 08:05:16 GMT


Although she often went through quirky makeovers by constantly changing the color of her hair, Katy Perry presents a drastically different look in a new photo shoot. A sneak peek for the March issue of Interview magazine unveils its cover that features the estranged wife of Russell Brand in black and white.

Barely recognizable in the picture, the "Teenage Dream" hitmaker shows off a sultry look by trading her bubblegum-colored fashions with a sequined bra top, long black gloves and chandelier earrings. She also seems to have been inspired by the late Amy Winehouse as she sports thick, winged black eyeliner.
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'Smash' 1.05 Sneak Peeks: Ivy Feels Humiliated, Derek Wants to Replace Her

February 28, 2012 08:02:56 GMT


Ivy does not completely secure the lead role in "Marilyn the Musical". Not pleased with Ivy's performance during rehearsal, Derek thinks about replacing her in the next episode of "Smash", but he won't likely get support from Tom.

Ivy feels humiliated by Derek after being stopped while singing, and senses trouble in her relationship with the director at the same time. She also shows no sign that she will put aside her rivalry with Karen when the newcomer tries to convince her that she is not a threat to the veteran actress.
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Bobby V Debuts Seductive Video for '3 AM'

February 28, 2012 07:30:32 GMT


Bobby V premieres a music video for his sultry track titled "3 AM". The R&B crooner takes a blonde beauty to a romantic dinner and then seduces her in the bedroom. "We can do it big, more than just a night/ Baby come with me, cause I can do your right," he coos.

"3 AM" is taken from Bobby's latest mixtape "Vitamin V". The street album came out in 2011, the same year he dropped his fourth studio effort "Fly on the Wall".
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Rapper Jim Jones Claims Innocence After Second Arrest in a Week

February 28, 2012 07:08:36 GMT


Jim Jones has got into a trouble with the law for the second time in a week. Just three days after getting himself arrested for sparking a fight at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut, the 35-year-old rapper was arrested in New York City for driving on a suspended license. This time around, however, he is adamant he's not at fault.

Through his representative, the "We Fly High" MC told TMZ, "Jim does not have a suspended license." He additionally claimed that he originally sat in the passenger seat of the car. He only got in the driver's seat after his driver stopped at a store to pick a few things up, and he was told by cops to move the car.
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'The Voice' Recap: Judges Complete Their Teams in Last Blind Auditions

February 28, 2012 07:07:02 GMT


The Monday, February 27 episode of "The Voice" marked the last blind auditions in season 2. As they're gearing up for the battle round next week, the judges completed their teams of twelve in this week's outing.

Adam Levine was the first one who rounded up his team. He snatched Whitney Myer, who made all four judges turned around with her rendition of Alicia Keys' "No One". Orlando Napier, who went in jail for a bar fight, filled the last spot in the Maroon 5 frontman's team.
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'A Separation' Raises Better Hopes Among Iranians After Oscar Victory

February 28, 2012 06:58:24 GMT


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After winning the Best Foreign Language Film gong at the 2012 Academy Awards, "A Separation" seemed to raise hopes among Iranian people that the victory could ease the rising tension between Iran and Israel or the U.S. Multiple parties from Iran have expressed their wishes that the movie could alter Western perception of the middle eastern country.

In Southern California, which is one of the world's biggest Persian expatriate communities, plenty of artists made positive responses over the Iranian drama's win at the prestigious awards. "I think once Americans, they see that and they relate and they understand there is no need for wars and guns," an Armenian Iranian musician, Andy Madadian, told Los Angeles Times.
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Video Premiere: Bon Iver's 'Towers'

February 28, 2012 06:23:44 GMT


Bon Iver has debuted a music video for latest single "Towers". The clip is directed by Nabil Elderkin who helmed Iver's "Holocene" visuals. While the "Holocene" video follows a little cave boy visiting some breathtaking spots in Iceland, this new one sees a bearded man making his way through the forest and shoreline.

"When Justin [Vernon] sent me a breakdown of what certain parts/lines of the song meant to him I did my best to decode it and curate into something simple," Nabil gushed, "And hopefully the viewer can take from it their own feeling of what the towers represent."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Natalie Portman and Fiance Spark Rumors They Are Secretly Married

February 28, 2012 06:04:46 GMT


Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied have sent the Internet buzzing over the possibility of them secretly tying the knot. On Sunday, February 26, the "Black Swan" beauty and her choreographer fiance came to the 84th Annual Academy Awards, wearing a silver band on their ring fingers.

30-year-old Portman, who came to this year's Oscars in a vintage red chiffon silk Christian Dior Couture gown, was seen wearing the new band next to her engagement ring. Her 34-year-old fiance, in the meantime, was caught on camera sporting what could be his wedding ring on his otherwise bare left hand.
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'Bachelor' Recap: The Final Two Revealed, Ben Confronted by Kacie

February 28, 2012 04:35:03 GMT


Ben Flajnik is a step closer to reveal the girl who wins his heart after narrowing it down to two in the latest episode of "The Bachelor". Before making the decision, he spent some romantic time with Nikki, Lindzi and Courtney in Switzerland.

His first fantasy date was with Nicki. They were taken by a helicopter to a mountaintop, where they had a picnic. On the night, they entered a cabin log and talked about how many kids they want to have.
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Sony Sets Up Yet Another 'Dracula' Movie With 'Mirror Mirror' Writer

February 28, 2012 04:22:07 GMT


Another movie version of Dracula tale will likely hit the big screen in a foreseeable future. Deadline reported that Sony Pictures is currently developing a period film about the origin of legendary Vlad the Impaler after acquiring a pitch from "Mirror Mirror" screenwriter Jason Keller.

It was said that Sony has signed six figures against seven figures deal with Keller. Multiple insiders additionally revealed that the studio aims to design the project as a period franchise. While no director has been sealed for the gigs, "Snow White and the Huntsman" producing team, Joe Roth and Palak Patel, will serve as the producers for the yet-to-be-titled project.
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Jennifer Lopez Reacts to Speculations She Had Nip Slip Moment at Oscars 2012

February 28, 2012 03:59:55 GMT


Jennifer Lopez has addressed speculations that she had a slight wardrobe malfunction on Sunday, February 26 night during an Academy Award presentation. Just hours after her stylist said that the nip slip buzz was a result of viewers' wishful thinking, the "On the Floor" singer herself said she finds the talk "funny".

Sharing her thought on the matter, the 42-year-old wrote on her Twitter account on Monday, "All the #Oscars talk is funny, but I've got plenty of other things to talk about." She also included a link to her new site, in which she said she will "share fresh takes on fashion," give fans "backstage access to projects I'm working on, and spotlight people who inspire."
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Adam Lambert Recalls the Time He Got Call to Perform With Queen


February 28, 2012 03:57:59 GMT


Adam Lambert is excited about his upcoming gig with his idol, Queen. At the 20th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party, the singer remembered how he reacted when he got a call from his manager about the offer.

"My manager called, 'this is something you want to do?' and I was like 'of course!'," he opened up to a reporter at the City of West Hollywood Park. "We did the EMAs together, the European Music Awards for MTV, and after that it just seemed to be the right thing to continue."
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Zoe Saldana Claims J.J. Abrams Is 'Very Upset' Over 'Star Trek 2' Leaked Photos

February 28, 2012 03:39:19 GMT


J.J. Abrams was reportedly not happy with the alleged "Star Trek 2" on-set photos that have been leaked onto the internet recently. According to the film's actress, Zoe Saldana, the director "was very upset" over the leaked pictures, one of which gives a potential first look at Benedict Cumberbatch's major villain character.

Speaking to MTV News, the actress who will return as Nyota Uhura in the anticipated sequel, revealed that the mood on the set was a bit bitter right after those images were unleashed widely to the web. "J.J. was very upset," she claimed. "I have to say that."
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'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' Scores Second Biggest Audience With Post-Oscars Show

February 28, 2012 03:34:59 GMT


"Jimmy Kimmel Live!" got a rating bump with its post-Oscars special. According to Nielsen's True Fast National Ratings, "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Academy Awards" which aired Sunday, February 26 lured in 5.1 million total viewers.

It's up 14% from last year's post-Oscars telecast which drew 4.4 million total audience. Ratings wise, this year's "After the Academy Awards" also showed a 8% jump in 18-49 (1.873 million vs. 1.738 million), marking the show's most-watched post-Oscar telecast ever.
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John Mayer Streams 'Shadow Days' in Full, Announces 2012 Tour Dates

February 28, 2012 03:21:21 GMT


John Mayer has fully unveiled his new single "Shadow Days" and announced a number of dates for his upcoming tour. He confirmed the single as a material for his next studio installment "Born and Raised", which is expected to be released later this year.

"Well I ain't no troublemaker/ And I never meant her harm," Mayer croons over the acoustic guitar tune. "I'm a good man, with a good heart/ Had a tough time, got a rough start." He takes on the chorus with repeats of "My shadow days are over."
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Angelina Jolie Covers Up Her Legs During Post-Oscars Shopping


February 28, 2012 03:11:38 GMT


A day after stealing the show at the 84th Annual Academy Awards with her bizarre leg-baring pose, Angelina Jolie put her legs back under cover. The "In the Land of Blood and Honey" director was spotted wearing a pair of fitted black trousers and knee-high leather boots when going out and about in Beverly Hills on Monday, February 27 afternoon.

The 36-year-old actress paired up the skinny pants with a matching blazer and a white blouse, and carried a leather bowling bag. During the shopping trip, she was joined by Brad Pitt's mother, Jane, as well as her 3-year-old twins, Knox, who donned a black leather jacket and denim jeans, and Vivienne, who wore a white coat, white dress and pink flats.
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Confirmed: Alan Ball Will Step Down as 'True Blood' Showrunner After Season 5

February 28, 2012 02:42:09 GMT


It's official; Alan Ball will no longer serve as showrunner of "True Blood" if the show returns for a sixth season. The creator of the high-rated HBO series will still act as showrunner for the upcoming fifth season, but will only take a supervisory role should the show be renewed for another season.

Confirming the news first reported by Forbes, Ball has released a statement to say, "True Blood has been, and will continue to be, a highlight of not only my career but my life. Because of the fantastic cast, writers, producers and crew, with whom I have been lucky enough to work these past five years, I know I could step back and the show will continue to thrive as I look forward to new and exciting ventures."
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Jonah Hill to Team Up With James Franco for Brad Pitt's 'True Story'

February 28, 2012 02:29:45 GMT


After collaborating in Oscar-nominated film, "Moneyball", Jonah Hill will reunite with Brad Pitt in another fact-based drama called "True Story". Hill is set to team up with James Franco to star in the movie, in which Pitt will serve as the producer through his Plan B banner.

Based on a memoir by journalist Michael Finkel, the upcoming film has tapped Rupert Gold to tackle the directing duty. As for Pitt, he will join force with Dede Gardner to produce the project. According to Deadline, Hill is locked to star as lead protagonist Finkel, while Franco is set to portray a character named Christian Longo.
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Video: Seth Rogen Says Grammys Much More Forgiving Than Oscars

February 28, 2012 02:27:33 GMT


No one safe from Seth Rogen's biting jokes during his hosting gig at the 27th Annual Independent Spirit Awards. At the special dinner gala, "The Green Hornet" actor poked fun at Chris Brown over his recent performances at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards.

While ripping Breezy, Rogen mocked Brett Ratner over his homophobic slur, which cost him his hosting gig at the Oscars. "I honestly bet that Brett Ratner really wished he was organizing the Grammys because they seem much more forgiving than the Oscars," he said.
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Sean Young Shares Her Side of the Story After Post-Oscars Party Arrest

February 28, 2012 02:17:05 GMT


Sean Young maintains her innocence in an alleged scuffle with a security guard at the official post-Oscars party that led to her Sunday, February 26 night arrest. The morning after she was placed under citizen's arrest, the 52-year-old actress shares her side of the story and demands an apology from the Academy.

The "Blade Runner" actress told PEOPLE, "I was just standing by the little line [outside the Governors Ball]. I wasn't bothering anybody." Claiming she's taking pictures with party guests when the security told her to leave, she went on to dish, "I started to leave and [the guard] grabbed my arm and he started pulling me. And I turned around and I was pulling my arm away - and I struck him."
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AnnaSophia Robb Cast as Young Carrie Bradshaw in 'Sex and the City' Prequel


February 28, 2012 02:05:05 GMT


The CW has found its young Carrie Bradshaw. AnnaSophia Robb has been cast for the lead role in the network's pilot "The Carrie Diaries", which is a prequel to HBO's "Sex and the City" starring Sarah Jessica Parker.

Based on Candace Bushnell's novel of the same title, the upcoming show will follow Carrie in her younger ages, when she asks her first questions about love, sex, friendship and family while exploring the worlds of high school and Manhattan.
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Jean Dujardin After Winning Oscar: 'I Will Never Be an American Actor'

February 28, 2012 01:42:16 GMT


Sunday, February 26 has become a big night for Jean Dujardin as he was hailed as the Best Actor at the prestigious 2012 Academy Awards. Winning an Oscar for his acclaimed portrayal of George Valentin in "The Artist", Dujardin became the first ever France-born actor who won the coveted prize. Following his victory, the thesp admitted that he might consider pursuing career in the U.S., but claimed he will "never be an American actor."

Speaking to French journalists after the Oscars show, Dujardin responded to the swirling speculation that he would pursue acting career in the States after winning big at the prize-giving event. "We're going to see if there are projects to develop, why not," he stated before quickly noting, "But I will never be an American actor. Don't dream things up."
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Madonna Releases 'Girl Gone Wild' Lyrics Video, Changes Title

February 28, 2012 01:39:26 GMT


Since her first single "Give Me All Your Luvin' " received lukewarm response, Madonna quickly moves on to her next offering. The mother of one drops a fun electro-pop tune called "Girl Gone Wild" for the second single and releases a lyrics video to boost the viral promotion.

"Girls they just wanna have some fun/ Get fired up like a smokin' gun/ On the floor til the daylight comes," she sings. "The room is spinning/ It must be the Tanqueray/ I'm about to go astray/ My inhibition's gone away/ I feel like sinning/ You got me in the zone/ DJ play my favorite song."
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James Spader Officially Quits 'The Office'

February 28, 2012 01:31:34 GMT


"The Office" will have to open a recruitment soon. James Spader, who joined the eighth season of the NBC comedy series in a permanent basis, has decided not to return to the show after the eighth season finale in May.

"James came to 'The Office' to play a role that was two scenes long in the season 7 finale," executive producer Paul Lieberstein said in a statement addressing the 52-year-old actor's departure. "He instantly brought so much life and intrigue to the part that those two scenes became a season."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Uma Thurman Pregnant With Third Child at 41, Rep Confirms

February 28, 2012 01:09:44 GMT


Uma Thurman is preparing herself for another round of motherhood at the age of 41. The "Kill Bill" star has, through her representative, confirmed that she is indeed pregnant with her third child; her first with French-born financier boyfriend Arpad Busson.

While Thurman's rep kept details of the pregnancy under tight wraps, a so-called friend suggested that the actress is likely to welcome her bundle of joy later this year. "She's excited," the insider told Life & Style. "She's happy and just a few months along right now. She's due in late, late summer."
 
 
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