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March 19, 2012

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Pics: Kiefer Sutherland and Co-Stars Attend 'Touch' Premiere

March 19, 2012 09:11:03 GMT


Days leading to the official premiere of "Touch", the stars promoted the new show at a special screening on Sunday, March 18. Taking place at New York's Museum of Natural History, the event saw the main cast hitting the red carpet rolled outside the venue.

Kiefer Sutherland, who tackles the lead role of a widower named Martin Bohm, kept himself warm in a black coat matched with a brown scarf. Stealing the spotlight was Gugu Mbatha-Raw, who plays a social worker on the drama series, with her black cut-out lace dress which bares her back.
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SXSW 2012: A$AP Rocky's Concert Ends in a Brawl


March 19, 2012 09:03:53 GMT


A$AP Rocky were forced to cut short their show at South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival. The rap crew were furious after they were pelted with two full beer cans when performing at the Vice Kills Texas party on late Saturday/early Sunday. A fight ensued when they lost their cool and rushed to the crowd to find the culprit.

Before the fight broke out, the rappers stopped their performance twice. They first halted the gig when an audience member snatched a do-rag from one of the rappers. The tension grew thicker after a full beer can was thrown to the stage, causing one of the A$AP mob to almost jump into the crowd before being restrained by the others.
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Michael Bay Hints at Alien Origin in 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Reboot


March 19, 2012 08:40:59 GMT


Shortly after Paramount Pictures announced the release date for its upcoming "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" reboot, producer Michael Bay dropped a major detail of the movie that might surprise fans of the original comic book. The "Transformers" helmer teased that that the upcoming remake might feature a different take on the origin of the reptilian quartet.

While in the comic book Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello, and Raphael are described as mutant beings, Bay stated that the reboot will see the four turtles as aliens. "These turtles are from an alien race and they are going to be tough, edgy, funny and completely lovable," so he said while attending the 2012 Nickelodeon Upfront at the Lincoln Center in New York.
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Pics: Ashlee Simpson Shares Smiles With Pete Wentz's Girlfriend

March 19, 2012 08:38:19 GMT


Ashlee Simpson proves that she can have a good relationship with her ex-husband's girlfriend. On Sunday, March 18 night, the 27-year-old songstress was photographed having a friendly chat with Meagan Camper in a car park in Los Angeles. One picture in particular even displays the twosome smiling widely.

In the photos, Ashlee can be seen standing next to the driver's door to speak to Meagan, who sat behind the wheel. Ashlee's former husband and Meagan's current boyfriend, Pete Wentz, in the meantime, waited patiently while holding Bronx Mowgli Wentz, his 3-year-old son with Ashlee. The meeting took place outside the venue where Ashlee's sister, Jessica Simpson, threw her baby shower.
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New 'Amazing Spider-Man' Viral Clip Has Captain Stacy Dissing the Masked Vigilante

March 19, 2012 07:49:45 GMT


The marketing team of "The Amazing Spider-Man" has unleashed another viral video for the much awaited superhero movie. The video shows a faux news segment on Daily Bugle TV, where Denis Leary's Captain George Stacy disses Spidey by branding him a criminal. "What kind of hero wears a mask?" so he cynically asks before suggesting audience to dial a hotline number anytime they see the "masked vigilante".

The viral clip aside, the forthcoming Marvel comics movie had a panel at the 2012 WonderCon in Anaheim, California. Lead actors Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone along with director Marc Webb were all on hand at the discussion session on Saturday, March 17.
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Ben Flajnik Spotted on Afternoon Stroll With Courtney Robertson in San Francisco

March 19, 2012 07:30:39 GMT


Ben Flajnik and Courtney Robertson are not in the hiding anymore. Just one day after the season 16 star of "The Bachelor" shared a photo of their first appearance in public through Instagram, he and his fiancee were photographed enjoying an afternoon stroll together in San Francisco, California.

The reunited couple sported casual look for the Sunday, March 18 outing. Ben donned a plaid shirt, a jacket and a pair of white jeans, while Courtney wore a blue and green sweater, blue jeans and black cap. Both of them walked close to one another during the stroll, but they were not seen holding each other's hand.
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Stacy Keibler In Talks to Join 'X Factor (US)'

March 19, 2012 07:13:58 GMT


Stacy Keibler is the latest celebrity linked to "The X Factor (US)" season 2. A source told New York Post that the former professional wrestler, who once dated George Clooney, is in negotiations to join the FOX singing competition as a new host.

"Stacy Keibler is also in talks to join the show, but her lack of experience in the music business may make her more appropriate as a host," the source said before gushing, "She looks fantastic and has bags of charisma."
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Video Premiere: Lana Del Rey's 'Blue Jeans'

March 19, 2012 07:05:14 GMT


Lana Del Rey debuts a music video in support of her third single "Blue Jeans". Wearing only a white one-piece bathing suit, she's seen floating in a swimming pool filled with alligators before making out with a tattooed male played by her "Born to Die" model Bradley Soileau.

"Blue Jeans" is taken from Del Rey's first major-label album "Born to Die", which debuted at No. 2 on Billboard Hot 200. Aside from the newly-premiered clip which features her in the swimming pool, the single has also got a viral video which contains footage from Nirrimi Joy Firebrace's "tender hearted" film.
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Report: Lindsay Lohan to Stay on Lockdown Until End of Probation

March 19, 2012 06:26:03 GMT


With less than two weeks to go until her probation comes to an end, Lindsay Lohan is not taking any risks that will cost her her freedom. TMZ reported that the actress, who will play Elizabeth Taylor in Lifetime's original movie "Liz & Dick", vows to stay out of trouble by "putting herself on lockdown" until March 29.

The claim came out just days after LiLo was accused of hit and run outside a Los Angeles nightclub. According to the gossip site, the incident led her friends to advise her to stop going out at night until she is in the clear from her probation, and the 25-year-old allegedly agreed to only leave her home when she really has to.
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Artist of the Week: Fun.

March 19, 2012 06:21:47 GMT


Fun. are riding high on the success of their single "We Are Young". The indie rock band soar to No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100, becoming the first rock act to top the chart since Nickelback did so with their single "How You Remind Me" in 2001. They also become the first act in the history of the band's label Fueled by Ramen to score No. 1 single.

After the band sat at No. 1 for a week, Hot 100 underwent digital makeover by including data from streaming-music sites to rank a song's popularity. Despite the adjustment, they remained No. 1 proving that they're popular both on radio and online. They drew 1.1 million on-demand streams and 46 million audience impressions on radio.
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'Once Upon a Time' 1.17 Preview: Emma Kidnapped by Mad Hatter

March 19, 2012 06:21:03 GMT


Emma is meeting another person who believes in fairytale when "Once Upon a Time" returns with a new episode. While searching for a missing Mary Margaret, Emma is kidnapped by a guy whose affinity for hats has him teetering on the edge of madness. Played by Sebastian Stan, the man thinks he is the Mad Hatter of "Alice in Wonderland".

Meanwhile, viewers will be transported outside the fairytale land that was for the first time when the Evil Queen persuades a skillful man of magic to come work for her one last time and travel to Wonderland in order to help steal something from the Queen of Hearts.
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Lily Collins Channels Inner Snow White in Puffy Gown at 'Mirror Mirror' L.A. Premiere

March 19, 2012 05:58:51 GMT


Lily Collins oozed her lovely princess persona while attending the Los Angeles premiere of her upcoming Snow White film, "Mirror Mirror". Stealing the limelight during the event taking place at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre, Collins became the belle of the ball as she stepped on the red carpet in her gorgeous ball gown.

The daughter of rock legend Phil Collins looked stunning in a Dolce&Gabbana puffy tube dress while posing with an artificial magic wand for the cameramen. Sporting daring red lipstick, the actress finished off her fabulous look with Giuseppe Zanotti heels, a Salvatore Ferragamo clutch, and H Stern jewels.
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'The Walking Dead' Introduces Sword-Wielding Heroine Michonne in Season Finale


March 19, 2012 04:58:07 GMT


The action-packed season 2 finale of "The Walking Dead" opened a door for a new character, sword-wielding heroine Michonne. The character made her debut towards the end of the "Beside the Dying Fire" episode as a hooded woman who saves Andrea from walkers.

While her face can't be seen in the scenes, executive producer Robert Kirkman has announced after the airing of the season ender that "Treme" alumna Danai Gurira will tackle the part of the fan-favorite character in season 3.
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Kris Jenner Shares Topless Pregnancy Photo on Rob Kardashian's 25th Birthday

March 19, 2012 04:57:35 GMT


Kris Jenner took a stroll down memory lane in honor of her son's 25th birthday. On Saturday, March 17, the Kardashians matriarch wished Rob Kardashian a happy birthday by sharing a topless photo of her that was taken during her pregnancy with the "Dancing with the Stars" contestant.

In the picture, the wife of Bruce Jenner was 31 years old and showed off her large baby bump while wearing only a pair of white underwear. Along with the image, she wrote, "Happy 25th birthday to my wonderful, handsome son, Rob!! Rob, you are the best son a mother could ask for and you make me proud every day. I love you so much!!"
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Bruce Springsteen Crowd Surfing at 'Wrecking Ball' Tour Opener in Atlanta

March 19, 2012 04:50:08 GMT


Fresh off his performance and speech at SXSW Festival, Bruce Springsteen kicked off his "Wrecking Ball" tour at Philips Arena in Atlanta on Sunday night, March 18. The Boss played 24 songs and did crowd surfing halfway through the concert when delivering "634-5789".

Backed up by his E Street Band, Springsteen alternated his set between playing fans' favorites like "E Street Shuffle" and introducing new songs like "Easy Money" and "Lonesome Day". Like he did at the Apollo Theater last week, he sent his fans home with "10th Avenue Freeze Out".
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'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' Unveils New Action-Packed Trailer

March 19, 2012 04:37:12 GMT


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Promoting his upcoming mash-up history movie "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter", director Timur Bekmambetov introduced a new trailer for the pic while attending a panel at the 2012 WonderCon on Sunday, March 18. The fresh sneak peek offers more battle scenes between the axe-wielding president and the undead bloodsuckers.

Also attending the panel on Sunday was screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith and lead actor Benjamin Walker. During the Q&A session, Grahame-Smith opened up that the idea of making the movie was partly inspired by the "Twilight" craze in 2009.
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'Celebrity Apprentice': Tia Carrere Leaves the Game and the Drama


March 19, 2012 04:08:19 GMT


After selling sandwiches and acting in medieval shows, "The Celebrity Apprentice" contestants did some cleaning in the latest challenge. The two teams were tasked to create a viral video each to promote ProMist Spray Mop, and their works would be judged based on product integration, brand messaging and entertainment value. Lou Ferrigno was the project manager for men team, while Tia Carrere stepped up for the women team.

Lou came up with a superhero idea, but Penn Jillette opposed it. Frustrated Clay Aiken said Penn was condescending. The men finally agreed with Paul Teutal, Sr.'s idea of "I'm Gonna Mop the Floor With You" theme and they let Lou appear in the video.
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Charlize Theron: Michael Fassbender's Manhood Was a Revelation


March 19, 2012 04:07:51 GMT


Charlize Theron didn't hold back when it comes to praising Michael Fassbender's manhood. The Oscar winner was presented with Ally for Equality Award by her "Prometheus" co-star at Human Rights Campaign gala on Saturday, March 17, and she took time in her acceptance speech to express her interest in working with his penis.

"I have to say that I was truly impressed that you chose to play it big. Most other actors would have gone small, trust me. No, I know because I've worked with them," the "Snow White and the Huntsman" said as referring to Fassbender's full-frontal scene in "Shame". She went on to lift her glass for a toast and added, "Your penis was a revelation. I'm available to work with it any time."
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Madonna Previews 'I F*cked Up' and 'Best Friend'

March 19, 2012 03:56:09 GMT


With "MDNA" release date fast approaching, Madonna continues to hype up the upcoming album by giving away snippets of her new songs. The latest treats leading to the album release are snippets of her tracks "I F*cked Up" and "Best Friend".

In the former song, Madge delivers remorseful lyrics. "I f*cked up, I made a mistake/ Nobody does it better than myself/ I'm sorry, I'm not afraid to say/ I wish I could take you back but I can't," she expresses her regret for whatever she did wrong.
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First Look at Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Young Bruce Willis in 'Looper'

March 19, 2012 03:40:16 GMT


How Joseph Gordon-Levitt will look like as a younger version of Bruce Willis in "Looper" has been uncovered in first look images of the upcoming sci-fi pic. Being unveiled on Sunday, March 18 during a panel at the 2012 WonderCon in Anaheim, California, the photos show serious looking Gordon-Levitt wielding a handgun.

In the time travel movie, Gordon-Levitt plays Joe, an assassin who is hired by a mob whose latest target is Joe's future self, played by Willis. During the panel, the "Inception" actor said that playing Joe is the most transformative and challenging role he has this year compared to his other roles in upcoming movies, "The Dark Knight Rises", "Lincoln" and "Premium Rush".
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Details of Jessica Simpson's Pink-and-Yellow Baby Shower Emerge

March 19, 2012 03:21:36 GMT


Jessica Simpson has one more thing to do on her list before giving birth to her first child with fiance Eric Johnson (II). As she nears her due date, the 31-year-old singer celebrated her baby girl's impending arrival by throwing a pink-and-yellow-themed baby shower in Los Angeles on Sunday, March 18.

The afternoon bash saw the attendance of Ellen Pompeo, Jessica Alba and Simpson's sister, Ashlee Simpson. Us Weekly noted that Alba and the younger Simpson brought along their kids. "It was a kid friendly shower with many of her friends bringing babies," one source said. "Jessica [Alba] brought her baby Haven, 7 months, and Ashlee brought Bronx, 3."
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Video: Taylor Swift Performs New 'Hunger Games' Song 'Eyes Open'


March 19, 2012 03:08:10 GMT


Taylor Swift gave her fans in Auckland, New Zealand a special treat. When hitting Vector Arena as part of her world tour recently, the country music crooner played "Eyes Open", a brand new theme song from highly-anticipated movie "The Hunger Games".

Wearing a shimmering dress and sitting comfortably on a couch with a guitar in her hand, Taylor teasingly asked the crowd, "You don't think I'd get in trouble if I played it now?" She added, "Probably not, right? I don't know, what do you think?" before launching into the song.
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New 'Prometheus' Trailer Lets Out More Intense Scenes in Alien Planet

March 19, 2012 02:58:58 GMT


A brand new full trailer for Ridley Scott's "Prometheus" has been debuted. The sneak peek that unveils tons of never-before-seen intense footage was introduced on Sunday, March 28 during a panel at the 2012 WonderCon in Anaheim, California, where Scott along with Charlize Theron and Michael Fassbender, as well as scribe Damon Lindelof were all on hand for a Q&A session.

The trailer itself presents a better idea at the plot of this sci-fi thriller. It follows the Prometheus spaceship as it first lands on a strange planet after a group of scientists discovered a pictogram at an ancient site. Also featured in the new sneak peek is a quick glimpse at the Space Jockey from Scott's 1979 "Alien".
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'The Amazing Race' Recap: Kerri and Stacy Heading Home After Getting Lost

March 19, 2012 02:58:12 GMT


"The Amazing Race" contestants continued their journey in Europe, kicking it off in Italy in the Sunday, March 18 episode. From Turin, they had to take a train to Austria and headed to the Gasthof Zum Rassen restaurant in Bavaria.

In Bavaria, they faced a Detour which was a choice between Fairy Tale and Champion Male. In Fairy Tale, teams must follow a trail of gingerbread to a village and use the pieces they found along the way to complete a gingerbread house. In Champion Male, teams had to style a man's beard to match a champion from the World Beard and Moustache Championships.
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Russell Brand to Fight Felony Charge From Phone-Tossing Incident, Lawyer Says

March 19, 2012 02:35:42 GMT


Russell Brand isn't going to take his felony charge stemming from a recent phone-tossing Incident quietly. Just a few days after the "Arthur" actor was arrested and booked on one count of simple criminal damage to property for throwing a paparazzi's iPhone through a window, his New Orleans attorney Robert Glass told E! News, "We're going to fight it."

While Glass didn't specify on how Brand will fight back the accusations, it was reported that he plans to claim that he was provoked. Facing a potential fine of at least $700 for the incident, the estranged husband of Katy Perry will also argue that the damage he caused was less than $500 and he had already paid $240 for the window's reparation, TMZ reported.
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Norah Jones Delights SXSW Concertgoers by Playing Her New Album in Full

March 19, 2012 02:08:57 GMT


In anticipation of her new studio album "Little Broken Hearts", Norah Jones held a listening party for her new music when visiting South by Southwest Music Festival over the weekend. Ten years after she stunned SXSW audience with her critically acclaimed debut CD "Come Away with Me", the jazz singer returned to Austin, Texas to introduce her fresh songs at La Zona Rosa.

Jones confessed the idea of playing songs that people hadn't heard before gave her butterflies in her stomach. "It's a little scary sharing these songs with new people," she told the crowd before quickly adding, "But we're all friends, right?" She might be a little nervous when starting her set, but she seemed to quickly develop confidence when getting positive response from the audience.
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'21 Jump Street' Breaks Non-Summer Record as It Rules Box Office

March 19, 2012 01:55:07 GMT


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On its first weekend on the North American box office, "21 Jump Street" successfully dethrones defending champion "The Lorax". Grossing $36.3 million, the Phil Lord and Chris Miller-directed movie also breaks the record of the best opening ever for a non-summer, non-sequel R-rated comedy movie.

The adult comedy starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum has received strong reviews from observers who give it a "B" CinemaScore. Even so, audience under the age of 25 give the pic an "A" CinemaScore. According to Sony Pictures' exit polling, the movie attracts to 50% younger moviegoers, but CinemaScore's poll shows that 67% of the audience are over the age of 25.
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New 'Game of Thrones' Trailer: Nothing Matters but How It Ends

March 19, 2012 01:54:40 GMT


Another week, another trailer for "Game of Thrones" season 2 is released by HBO. In the latest sneak peek, it appears that Daenerys Targaryen and Ser Jorah Mormont grow closer after he encourages her to be stronger.

Meanwhile, in King's Landing, King Joffrey will make Sansa Stark feel like living in hell since he wants her to answer for her brother Robb Stark's treason. Elsewhere, Stannis Baratheon may form an alliance to fight against Joffrey, Robb and even his own brother Renly, but someone doubts if he will be able to win this war.
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George Clooney: I Don't Have Any Interest in Running for Office

March 19, 2012 01:53:51 GMT


George Clooney might have been vocal in standing up for what he believes in, but he isn't tempted to take a plunge into the politics. Two days after being arrested during a protest outside of the Sudanese Embassy, the Hollywood hunk said in a recent TV interview that he doesn't have any interest in running for office.

When appearing on NBC's "Meet the Press", Clooney shared his belief that he actually has "a lot more influence" on the humanitarian causes as an activist rather than as a politician. "No super PAC has given me money. There is no outside influence for me," the Matt King of "The Descendants" stressed.
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Tiger Woods' Personal and Sex Life Included in Tell-All Book

March 18, 2012 17:13:18 GMT


Earlier this year, Tiger Woods' former coach of six years, Hank Haney told the press that his tell-all book is not a book that will bother the golfer. But it is not the case because Haney has not written only about his golfing sessions with the PGA champion but also Woods' personal life.

Haney recalled Woods telling him about his sex addiction treatment, "There are some girls who are going to be after me even more now, especially the wild ones. But what I learned is that for the rest of my life I can't have sex with someone unless I genuinely feel something for them. If I do, I'm putting myself in jeopardy."
 
 
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