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March 09, 2012

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Jessica Biel Reveals Her Engagement Ring for the First Time

March 09, 2012 16:57:38 GMT


It looks like Jessica Biel is ready to talk about her engagement to Justin Timberlake soon. For the first time, the "New Year's Eve" star stepped out with her huge engagement ring when enjoying a late lunch with Timberlake and another couple at Brentwood eatery Tavern on Thursday, March 8.

Biel, who pulled her hair in a high ponytail, was all smiles during the outing and did not even hesitate to show some PDA with her fiance. The ring has a large slightly rounded square-cut diamond with smaller stones surrounding it and a vintage feel.
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'The Finder' 1.08 Preview: 50 Cent and an Ex-Girlfriend of Leo

March 09, 2012 09:05:35 GMT


50 Cent will seek help from "The Finder" in the next episode of the procedural series. The "Baby by Me" rapper plays Big Glade, a successful and intimidating hip-hop mogul who calls Walter after the lost tracks of a late rap artist on his music label are illegally released.

Connecting Glade to Walter is the late rapper's lawyer Athena Brooks (guest star Salli Richardson-Whitfield), who is also the former love interest of Leo. Also lending her hand in the case is Willa who will make use of her hacking knowledge. However, as Walter pieces together what led to J-Stryke's death, he discovers a more complex story.
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New Videos: Usher's 'Climax', Young Jeezy's 'Leave You Alone'

March 09, 2012 08:52:39 GMT


Almost at the same time, Usher and Young Jeezy release a new music video each. The "Yeah!" hitmaker is promoting his Diplo-produced single "Climax", and the "Soul Survivor" rapper is supporting his "Thug Motivation 103: Hustlerz Ambition" song "Leave You Alone".

Usher is seen sitting alone in his car which is parked outside his ex-girlfriend's house with a gun loaded. He's contemplating the idea of killing the man who steals her from him. As for Jeezy, he's involved in a relationship with a woman who's linked to a rival gang. Ne-Yo makes a cameo appearance.
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'American Idol' Reject Jeremy Rosado on His Elimination: Elise Deserves to Stay

March 09, 2012 08:43:21 GMT


The first eliminated contestant on season 11 of "American Idol" has shared his thoughts on his exit. After the show on Thursday, March 8 night, Jeremy Rosado spoke to the reporters in a quick Q&A session, and said that he's happy that the judges chose to save fellow bottom two contestant Elise Testone.

Asked how he feels at the moment, the 19-year-old said, "Jennifer Lopez has been behind me this entire way. Who gets to say that, you know? I've been crazy blessed." He continued, "She came up to me tonight and told me she wanted to keep me. That makes you feel good inside to know that she believes in you so much. I'm so grateful to her. I'm so grateful to God for her in my life."
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First Look at Chris Hemsworth as Racing Legend James Hunt in 'Rush'

March 09, 2012 08:24:48 GMT


Chris Hemsworth has been spotted channeling his inner racing driver on the set of "Rush". In the photo taken during the filming in London on Thursday, March 8, the actor is featured donning a red jumpsuit and a long blonde hair to resemble British Formula One driver James Hunt.

In some other pictures obtained by Coming Soon, the titular hero in "Thor" is seen posing next to a blonde beauty who rocks a red shirt and a white cowboy hat. In another shot, meanwhile, the Aussie hunk sports a casual outfit consisting of a blue shirt and matching pants while walking around the set which is seemingly arranged to look like a scene of an accident.
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Video Premiere: Mindless Behavior's 'Hello'


March 09, 2012 08:17:56 GMT


Mindless Behavior have debuted a music video for their latest single "Hello". The clip sees Prodigy as he's being grounded by his mom. He, however, manages to sneak out and hang out with his homies Princeton, Ray Ray and Roc Royal before joining some fine-looking girls.

"Hello" is taken from the boyband's debut album "#1 Girl", which led them to peak at No. 7 on Billboard Hot 200 last fall. The song serves as a fourth single from the chart-busting CD to follow up "Girls Talkin' Bout".
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Demi Moore's Daughter Explains Vulgar Tweets: They Are for Class Assignment

March 09, 2012 07:50:36 GMT


One of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis' daughters has caught media headlines for the racy tweets she posted using the Twitter handle @bougepunk, but was quick to offer explanation. On Thursday, March 8, Scout Willis clarified through her representative that the messages were intended for a class project.

"In connection with a class assignment, in which students were asked to create a 'culture jam' or 'hoax,' " a representative for the 20-year-old, who is a student at Brown University, explained in a statement, "three students created a satirical and fabricated Twitter account in which everything tweeted was fictional."
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New 'Bel Ami' Clip: Robert Pattinson Sets His Eyes on Holliday Grainger

March 09, 2012 07:36:48 GMT


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A fresh clip from "Bel Ami" has just arrived. It follows Robert Pattinson's Georges Duroy as he attends a "coming out" party for Holliday Grainger's Suzanne Walter. Several young men are introduced to the debutante, but it was him who manages to impress her.

Playing a penniless soldier, Pattinson tries to break into the Parisian society. With his irresistible look and charm, he seduces a series of powerful and wealthy mistresses played by Uma Thurman, Christina Ricci and Kristin Scott Thomas. Steamy love-making scenes ensue as he brings those ladies to bed.
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Tristan Wilds to Skip Four Episodes of '90210' Due to Illness

March 09, 2012 07:36:21 GMT


Tristan Wilds is taking a break from "90210" due to an unspecified illness. While it's unclear how serious his condition is, it is reported that the Dixon Wilson depicter on The CW's teen drama will skip around four episodes of the show.

If Wilds is indeed taking a leave from four upcoming installments, Dixon will not show up until the series' season 4 finale. On how Dixon's absence will be addressed in the storyline, E! Online reports that his character will be seen going on tour and leaving the town for a while.
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Amanda Bynes Might Be in Trouble for Driving Off While Police Wrote Her a Ticket

March 09, 2012 07:11:52 GMT


Amanda Bynes might get into more trouble for her recent escape stunt. The actress playing Penny Pingleton in "Hairspray" was pulled over in Los Angeles on Wednesday, March 7 for talking on a cell phone while driving, but she bolted from the scene of the crime before police could give her a ticket to sign, TMZ reported.

It is said that the officer didn't bother to pursue Bynes because he didn't feel she was dangerous. He also already had all of her information. Later the same day, the 25-year-old stopped by the police station to sign the ticket. She, however, might face another charge for driving away. Authorities are investigating the incident.
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Video: Mary J. Blige and Lauren Alaina Perform on 'American Idol'

March 09, 2012 06:54:59 GMT


Before Ryan Seacrest announced who's going home on Thursday night, March 8, viewers were treated to live performances by mentor Mary J. Blige and last year's "Idol" runner-up Lauren Alaina. The former belted out a song called "Why", while the latter delivered a track titled "Georgia Peaches".

Mary J, who mentored the top 13 contestants with label boss Jimmy Iovine for the first live-performance round, opted for an all-black ensemble when taking the stage for her performance. Lauren, meanwhile, rocked a red one-shoulder top and showed off her inner sassy side while singing the flirty lyrics.
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'Moonrise Kingdom' Announced as Opening Film of 2012 Cannes Film Festival

March 09, 2012 06:21:09 GMT


The opening film for the 65th Cannes Film Festival has been selected. On Friday, March 9, it is announced that Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom" has been chosen to kick off the festival on May 16, marking the second year in a row a film by an American director gets the honor.

"Wes Anderson is one of the rising powers of American cinema, to which he brings a highly personal touch, particularly in 'Moonrise Kingdom', which once again is a testimony to the creative freedom in which he continues to evolve," General Delegate Thierry Fremaux said. "Sensitive and independent, this admirer of Fellini and Renoir is also in his own right a brilliant and inventive filmmaker."
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Topless Nicki Minaj Gets Messy in Deluxe Cover Art for 'Roman Reloaded'

March 09, 2012 05:44:45 GMT


Nicki Minaj has unwrapped an official cover art for the deluxe version of her upcoming studio album "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded". The femcee plays with vibrant-colored paints like she did in the artwork for the standard package, but she gets racier and messier in this new one.

The Young Money first lady ditches her top, and rocks wild blonde hair. The "Moment 4 Life" rapper is pictured from the shoulders up, so she gives the camera an eyeful look at the top of her boobs. Despite her wilder appearance, she looks more mannequin-like in this new artwork.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Lindsay Lohan Goes Back to Being a Redhead


March 09, 2012 05:30:14 GMT


Lindsay Lohan is giving herself a makeover. After years of being a blonde, the 25-year-old actress finally returned to her natural roots as she dyed her hair back to red. She showed off the new look when leaving a medical building in Beverly Hills, California with a pack of cigarettes in one hand on Thursday, March 8.

On the possible reason behind Lindsay's return as a redhead, an insider told Us Weekly, "Lindsay is worried about losing her looks. She has a lot riding on this comeback." The hair change itself came just days after several paparazzi reportedly mistook 66-year-old rocker Debbie Harry for the older sister of Ali Lohan.
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Report: Britney Spears Close to Seal $10 Million Deal to Join 'X Factor (US)'

March 09, 2012 05:01:42 GMT


Britney Spears is close to join the second season of "The X Factor (US)". Although Simon Cowell has remained mum on the possibility of the singer being a new judge on the talent show, the "Hold It Against Me" songstress is now reported to get $10 million offer to sign up for the show.

Affirming the news first reported by Deadline, The Hollywood Reporter says that the 30-year-old songstress' fiance Jason Trawick is currently negotiating the contract. Should the deal be reached, the pop diva could sign the contract as soon as next week.
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Madonna Fights Song Leaks by Releasing Official Snippets


March 09, 2012 04:40:35 GMT


Madonna was quick to react to the leaks of her song which include "I'm Addicted" and "Love Spent". The "W.E." director releases an official snippet of "Gang Bang" shortly after the new song went viral on Thursday, March 8.

The dancey track features dark lyrics which revolve around an anonymous former lover. "Gang bang, shot you dead/ Shot my lover in the head/ Gang bang, shot you dead/ And I have no regrets," Madge sings over the dance/pop beat.
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Video: Lingerie-Clad Rihanna Steams Up New Armani Commercial

March 09, 2012 04:26:28 GMT


Rihanna continues to heat up the ad campaign for Emporio Armani Underwear and Armani Jeans. After stripping out of her dress in the backseat of a car in a previous short film for the brand, the "We Found Love" hitmaker is seen tossing and turning in a bed wearing nothing but skimpy bra and panties in a new commercial.

Around a minute long, the black-and-white spot also features Riri strutting across her hotel room and putting on a skintight jeans and jacket as she gets ready to catch a flight. The ex-girlfriend of Chris Brown herself has promoted the latest ad on her Twitter, writing along with a link to the video on her WhoSay account, "Watch this video clip for my NEW @Armani add campaign ... ENJOY!!!"
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Angelina Jolie's 'Maleficent' to Start Filming in June, Elle Fanning In Talks to Play Aurora

March 09, 2012 04:18:19 GMT


After working behind the lens of "In the Land of Blood and Honey", Angelina Jolie will be soon back acting in front of camera. Her next starring vehicle "Maleficent" has been set to start production in June in London.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Robert Stromberg who is tapped to serve as a director has already been in the U.K. preparing for the filming. Meanwhile, Elle Fanning is reported to be eying the protagonist role of Princess Aurora, who is described as "the young beauty sent into a lengthy slumber in the classic tale."
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Rihanna Posts Topless Pic From Video Shoot, to Sing at Brad Pitt's Charity Gala


March 09, 2012 03:56:39 GMT


Rihanna seems to plan on giving her fans a racy treat for her upcoming music video. The Barbados singer has kicked the filming for the said clip, which is to promote her latest single "Where Have You Been", and she already posted a topless picture of her from the set.

Riri is seen posing for the camera with her arms covering her boobs. She wears her dark locks in a messy bun and holds what looks like a prop. "Where have you been all my life?!" She wrote. "Video shoot goin MAJAH!!! Longest day everrrrr tho!!! #WHEREhaveUbeen #stillgoin."
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The Trammps' Frontman Jimmy Ellis Dies at the Age of 74

March 09, 2012 03:32:31 GMT


Another sad news has come from the music world. Jimmy Ellis, the frontman of 70s' disco band The Trammps, has passed away at the age of 74 on Thursday, March 8. David Turner of Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home in Rock Hill, South Carolina told The Associated Press that he died at a nursing home in the city.

According to Turner, a memorial service for Ellis will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina on Friday, March 9. It is still unclear what might have caused his passing, but the Rock Hill Herald reported that the singer, who sang the refrain "Burn, baby burn!" in "Disco Inferno", had been suffering from Alzheimer's.
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Sneak Peek: Whitney Houston's Manager Talks to Oprah About Fear of the Star's Tragic Death

March 09, 2012 03:24:17 GMT


A look at Oprah Winfrey's interview with Whitney Houston's family has been released by OWN, sharing an excerpt of a chat between the "Oprah's Next Chapter" host and the late pop icon's manager/sister-in-law, Patricia Houston. In the clip, Patricia admits she had suspected that drugs would end up taking the "I Will Always Love You" hitmaker's life.

"The handwriting was kind of on the wall," Patricia admitted before adding, "I would be kidding myself to say otherwise." However, she thought the danger period had ended since the diva was turning her life around.
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2012 Tribeca Film Festival Puts Movies by Chris Colfer and Seth Rogen on 'Spotlight'

March 09, 2012 02:53:27 GMT


After announcing its lineup for world narrative, documentary and out-of-competition viewpoint sections, 2012 Tribeca Film Festival reveals its official selections for Spotlight and Cinemania sections. The pics that are scheduled to have its Special Screenings are unveiled as well along with the ones for its sixth annual Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival.

The Spotlight section lists 34 movies containing 22 narratives and 12 documentaries. Among the bunch are "Struck by Lightning" which stars and is written by "Glee" actor Chris Colfer, "Take This Waltz" which has Seth Rogen and Michelle Williams sharing screen, and "Cheerful Weather for the Wedding" which has Felicity Jones on the cast ensemble.
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'John Carter' Producer Explains Why Treatments for Sequels Were Prepared in Advance


March 09, 2012 02:47:00 GMT


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The groundwork for the second and third "John Carter" films has been prepared long before the first movie got into production, and the reason behind it was recently unraveled. Producer Jim Morris spilled the beans to The Hollywood Reporter when asked about the status of the sequels at the premiere of the action adventure movie.

"When we started on this film, we actually wrote treatments for the first three films based on the first three books, and it wasn't assuming that it would be a franchise or assuming that we get to make another one," he said. "What we really wanted to do was have the story arc figured out so that if we did have that good fortune we wouldn't have boxed ourselves into a corner."
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'American Idol' Results: The First Eliminated Singer Is Jeremy Rosado

March 09, 2012 02:35:06 GMT


"American Idol" has sent home one of the finalists from the Top 13. As announced by Ryan Seacrest on the Wednesday, March 7 performance show, the judges determined which one of the bottom guy and the bottom girl who would be eliminated in this first live results show of season 11.

Based on fans votes, Elise Testone, Shannon Magraine and Erika Van Pelt were the bottom three girls, while Jermaine Jones, Joshua Ledet and Jeremy Rosado were the bottom three guys. Mary J. Blige took the stage to perform "Why" before the bottom two contestants were revealed.
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Eva Longoria and Penelope Cruz's Brother Mutually Decide to End Romance

March 09, 2012 01:41:48 GMT


Eva Longoria is likely to celebrate her 37th birthday next Thursday, March 15 as a single woman. The actress famous for her portrayal of Gabrielle Solis on ABC's series "Desperate Housewives" has called it quits with Penelope Cruz's brother, Eduardo Cruz, after a year of dating, Us Weekly reported.

Of the split, a source said, "It was a mutual decision. They are staying friends." The break-up itself allegedly happened within the last couple days. Eva has since put all her focus on "work and the end of 'Desperate Housewives'," while her 27-year-old ex-boyfriend returned home to his native Madrid, Spain.
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'Desperate Housewives' Trial Leaks Major Character's Death, Star Talks the Demise


March 09, 2012 01:38:18 GMT


The ongoing "Desperate Housewives" trial between Nicollette Sheridan and Marc Cherry has spoiled a major character's death that will be featured this Sunday, March 11. Executive producer George Perkins took the stand on Thursday, March 8, and when asked if there's any other character who has been killed off the series, he said, [SPOILER ALERT!] "Yes. Mike Delfino."

A representative for ABC refused to confirm it and coyly said, "You'll have to tune in this Sunday to find out!" However, James Denton who plays the husband of Teri Hatcher's Susan Mayer has talked about his character's end with Entertainment Weekly during the filming of the dramatic scene.
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Christina Aguilera's New Song 'Casa de Mi Padre' Surfaces Online

March 09, 2012 01:33:17 GMT


Christina Aguilera returns to her Latin roots in a new flamenco-inspired song. The female judge and vocal coach of "The Voice" belts out lyrics to "Casa de Mi Padre" that serves as a soundtrack for Will Ferrell's upcoming movie of the same name.

Xtina released her first Spanish effort "Mi Reflejo" in 2000. She re-recorded a Spanish version of her hit singles like "Genie in a Bottle" and "What a Girl Wants" and crafted some new original materials. Through the album, she won Best Female Pop Vocal Album at 2001 Latin Grammy Awards.
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Phillip Phillips Back to 'American Idol' After Hospital Visit for Suspected Gallstones

March 09, 2012 01:13:24 GMT


Phillip Phillips might need an emergency medical treatment on Thursday, March 8 morning, but he is determined to stay on "American Idol". Sources close to production said that the season 11 contestant was rushed to the hospital after experiencing severe abdominal pain, but is now back in the studio.

There are yet official words on what Phillip was suffering from, but TMZ noted that people close to the aspiring singer think it could be gallstones. He was hospitalized for a similar condition in January, a source at the Georgia pawn shop where he used to work spilled. His father additionally said that the 21-year-old had undergone 5 procedures to remove kidney stones, which have been a problem since last October.
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Rihanna's Dad Calls Her Fat, Praises Chris Brown

March 08, 2012 18:57:40 GMT


Ronald Fenty, the father of famous singer Rihanna, threw in support for the man who beat and chocked his daughter. Ironically, in the same interview with U.K.'s Heath magazine, Ronald also talked about how he used to see his daughter with extra pounds.

"I actually thought she was a little fat last time I saw her," he told the UKs Heat magazine. "When I saw her this time, I thought she was back to her normal size. I used to joke with her, 'Robyn, you're getting too fat!' But I think she's fine, I think she looked excellent, as everyone saw, at the Grammys." Ronald added, "She's dieting, she's working out, getting confused with George Clooney or Brad Pitt."
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JWoww Sued for $450,000 by Former Landlord


March 08, 2012 18:48:04 GMT


JWoww's former landlord has filed a lawsuit against the "Jersey Shore" star, claiming his privacy rights had been violated and his properties had been damaged. Stuart Levine filed the papers on Monday, March 5 in New York Supreme Court and demands $450,000 for unauthorized use of his property and reimbursement for damage to the home.

JWoww rented the property in Malibu in 2008 back when she hasn't hit it big with "Jersey Shore". The reality star, real name Jenni Farlow, allowed the cameras to get inside her house and filmed several episodes inside the property. According to THR, the home was filmed on at least five occasions and the owner did not know it was going to be used this way.
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Elisabeth Moss Doesn't Think Ex-Husband Fred Armisen Was 'Normal'

March 08, 2012 18:21:41 GMT


Elisabeth Moss was particularly candid when talking to Page Six magazine about her ex-husband Fred Armisen. The "Mad Men" star clearly stated that her marriage that lasted for eight months was not something she would love to talk about, but if she were to sum it up, then her ex was not "normal".

Moss, who met Armisen during her "Saturday Night Live" cameo in October 2008, said, "It's so hard to talk about. One of the greatest things I heard someone say about him is, 'He's so great at doing impersonations. But the greatest impersonation he does is that of a normal person.' To me, that sums it up."
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First Look of Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer in 'Lone Ranger'

March 08, 2012 17:43:30 GMT


A few months after getting "The Lone Ranger" back on track, producer Jerry Bruckheimer tweeted a photo from the set on Thursday, February 8 morning. The first look from the filming in New Mexico captures Armie Hammer as the titular character and Johnny Depp as his sidekick, Toto.

The project was almost dead last year when budget became an issue. The stars, Bruckheimer and director Gore Verbinski reportedly agreed to cut twenty percent off their salary to reduce the budget from $250 million to a $215 million range. Once the problem was solved, the filming began in late February for a release on May 31, 2013.
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Kelly Clarkson, Robin Thicke and More Announced as 'Duets' Mentors

March 08, 2012 17:26:16 GMT


A new singing competition series is on the way to give "American Idol" and "The Voice" a competition. "Duets" as announced by ABC, is a series debuting this summer with Kelly Clarkson, Robin Thicke, Lionel Richie and Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland as mentors and performers.

Each of these singers will travel around the country to find two duet partners for themselves. Each week, the proteges will perform with the stars before a live audience and only one pair will become the winner. The winning contestant will get a recording contract with Hollywood Records.
 
 
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