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March 21, 2012

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Ex-Wives of Eddie Murphy, Will Smith Score Reality Show


March 21, 2012 16:56:48 GMT


VH1 has gathered the former wives of Hollywood stars to star in their new reality show. Joining the cast are Nicole Murphy (Eddie Murphy's wife of 13 years), Jessica Canseco (Jose Canseco's wife of 4 years), Sheree Fletcher (Will Smith's wife of 3 years), Mayte Garcia (Prince's wife of 3 years), and Andrea Kelly (R. Kelly's wife of 12 years).

According to the network, the A-list ex-wives "want to show the world that they are more than just a trophy wife with a pretty face". They will show how all the fame and fortune of marrying someone famous may be great at first but often comes with a price.
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One Direction Announce North American Tour Dates

March 21, 2012 16:40:35 GMT


One Direction are taking America by storm. After landing on number one at Billboard Hot 200 this week with their debut album "Up All Night", the U.K. band announced on Wednesday, March 21 that they will have a headlining tour in North America.

The jaunt takes off in Fairfax, Va. on May 24 and visits large arenas and theaters in New York, Los Angeles and Toronto among others. There are 21 dates in the list so far but more will be added. Tickets go on sale March 24.
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'Glee' 3.15 Preview Teases the Aftermath of the Car Crash

March 21, 2012 09:00:02 GMT


To tide fans over the April return of "Glee", FOX has debuted a new preview for the upcoming outing. Picking up right after the last episode left off, it will deal with the aftermath of the accident involving Quinn.

The sneak peek video hints that there will be a lot of tears seen in the episode with Rachel regretting how things have turned out. "It's not right. I'm so, so sorry," she says, while Mike is featured comforting a crying Tina.
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Report: Jenelle Evans Plans to Have a Boob Job

March 21, 2012 08:57:41 GMT


Jenelle Evans is likely to go under the knife to increase her breast size. According to E! News, the "Teen Mom 2" star has decided to get herself some breast implants, and she has gone as far as consulting with a plastic surgeon about her plan.

"Jenelle has already had a consultation with a cosmetic surgeon," a source close to the 20-year-old spilled. It was said that she had her mother, Barbara Evans, by her side at the time. "Her mom went along to the consultation to show her support," the source explained. "They are getting along much better now."
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Tyga Became Target of Gunshots After His Concert in Omaha

March 21, 2012 08:45:14 GMT


Gunfires were aimed at Tyga's van and trailer after he finished a live concert at Sokol Auditorium in south of downtown Omaha. The rapper fortunately escaped the shots unscathed, but two of his entourage were wounded and one of them needed treatment.

Female rapper Honey Cocaine, whose real name Sochitla Sal, was wounded in her arm and was taken to Creighton University Medical Center. Another victim, Derrick Lowe, was grazed by a bullet on his hip but refused treatment.
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New 'Madagascar 3' Trailer: Alex and Co. Spread More Madness in Europe

March 21, 2012 08:24:33 GMT


Alex and the gang bring their craziness to Paris in a brand new trailer for "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted". Compared to the first trailer, this fresh sneak peek offers more hilarious scenes involving the wild animals as they spread more madness in the city. A better look at King Julien XIII, who has a crush on a tutu-clad circus bear, is among the new footage featured in the new promo.

After escaping to Africa, Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Gloria the Hippo and Melman the Giraffe are still fighting to get home to their beloved New York City. Of course, they are joined by the narcissistic King Julien and his assistant Maurice, as well as the mischievous Penguins. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover; a traveling circus, which they reinvent to Madagascar style.
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'Harry Potter' Actor Jamie Waylett Sent to 2 Years in Prison for London Riots

March 21, 2012 08:07:38 GMT


An actor in the "Harry Potter" movies has been sentenced to jail for his participation in the riots that swept London in August 2011. Jamie Waylett, who played school bully Vincent Crabbe in six of the boy wizard films including "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince", was handed a two-year term in prison on Tuesday, March 20 after he was found guilty of violent disorder.

The 22-year-old, who was also given a 12-month sentence for handling stolen goods, will be eligible for release after serving one year of his sentence behind bars. While he was acquitted on the charge of intending to destroy or damage property with a petrol bomb he was photographed holding, the jury had cleared him of the charge.
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Wale Debuts 'Sabotage' Music Video Ft. Lloyd

March 21, 2012 07:59:45 GMT


Wale goes back to school in a music video supporting his single "Sabotage". Playing one of the jocks, he sets his eyes on his school mate played by fellow artist Sabi, but a jealous female tries to bring them apart. His featured guest Lloyd is brought in to the high school drama storyline as a performer on the school's prom night.

The music video was directed by Asher Levin, and was premiered on BET's "106 & Park". Talking about her experience of working with Wale, Sabi said, "It's crazy fun working with Wale because he is crazy fun. He's a character, but a good character. You never know what to expect with him."
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Video Premiere: Chris Rene's 'Young Homie'


March 21, 2012 07:27:54 GMT


Chris Rene releases his first-ever music video to support his debut single "Young Homie". The former contestant on "The X Factor (US)" inaugural season is seen taking a stroll down the street on a warm sunny day in his hometown of Santa Cruz.

A recovering drug and alcohol addict, Rene hopes to inspire people with the song. "I wrote the song in case people were having a bad time, or in case I was having a bad time -- this would hopefully lift me back up and bring positive light to the situation," he told AOL.
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Kathy Bates: I Was Advised to Privately Battle My Ovarian Cancer

March 21, 2012 07:16:18 GMT


Kathy Bates has finally revealed the real reason why she battled cancer in secret over eight years ago. The Gertrude Stein of "Midnight in Paris" sat down with Anderson Cooper on Tuesday, March 20 for the Thursday episode of "Anderson", and opened up that she had to keep the health scare private because she was advised to.

"I was contracted to go into a movie at that time, 'Little Black Book', with Brittany Murphy, who I miss very much," the 63-year-old Oscar winner further explained her situation. "My doctors at the time, they had to get insurance approval and all of that, so I was very quiet about it. I had to go back to work right away."
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Confirmed, Russell Crowe Is 'Noah' in Darren Aronofsky's Biblical Retelling

March 21, 2012 07:14:44 GMT


Darren Aronofsky's biblical retelling "Noah" has finally tapped the right actor to play its titular prophet. After being rumored to be in talks for the part in early 2012, Russell Crowe has officially sealed the deal to join the upcoming epic movie.

According to Deadline, a formal announcement of Crowe's casting is expected to be released this week. Some sources revealed that the project, which was originally planned to kick off this spring, will begin its principal photography in July.
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'Mad Men' Creator Hits Back at Accusation He's Exploiting 9/11 With Show's Ad

March 21, 2012 07:13:11 GMT


"Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner has responded to criticisms regarding the image of a falling man featured in the show's poster, which is deemed insensitive to 9/11 victims. In an interview with Salon.com, he claimed, "That image is the show. It's been a part of the show since the beginning... I hate to say it, but a businessman falling out of a window is a symbol that far precedes that event."

The Emmy-winning writer hit back at the press for stirring up controversy where there is none. "I think it's an excuse for journalists to show that picture again. I do, I think they're exploiting 9/11... What I see are journalists looking for a story, going and confronting these 9/11 victims," he speculated. "It's like going to Coretta Scott King and being like, 'Do you hate movies where people play your husband?' "
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Katy Perry Denies Dissing Beyonce and Shakira: F**k You All Press

March 21, 2012 06:46:43 GMT


Katy Perry was clearly furious at the media for making a false report. Soon after she's rumored to have dissed fellow singers Beyonce Knowles and Shakira, the pop singer took to Twitter to set the record straight.

"F**k all y'all (press) dat thinks I dissed anyone, puhlez, u havin a slow news day or what?! Get a life, cuz it's not mine! #hoodratcominout," she posted before following it up with another angry note, "If ya ears are filled with wax it's time to get a cleanse boo."
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Rosie O'Donnell Gets Mike Tyson's Help in Celebrating 50th Birthday

March 21, 2012 06:31:37 GMT


Celebrating her 50th birthday in the wake of her show's cancellation, Rosie O'Donnell gets a sweet surprise from Mike Tyson. The former heavyweight champion showed up at the Paris Club's upstairs lounge Studio Paris in Chicago on Monday, March 19 night just in time to present the TV personality with her birthday cake.

When rolling out the cake, Tyson led the crowd in singing "Happy Birthday". The 45-year-old ex-boxer brought along wife Kiki, 3-year-old daughter, and his niece for the festivity. After the bash, he shared an Instagram photo with a caption that reads, "@Rosie is the coolest. Here at her 50th Bday party in Chicago."
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New 'Skyfall' Set Footage Shows the Making of Fight Scene Above a Train

March 21, 2012 06:21:40 GMT


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A new on-set video from "Skyfall" has been shared. Being shot from the set of the James Bond film in Turkey, the footage gives a look at the making of a fight scene on the top of a train at a station in Adana city. It shows a man, who's supposed to be Daniel Craig, doing a rehearsal as he fights another man by swinging a chain.

According to Ain't It Cool News, the video was secretly taken by a high school student in Turkey who dressed up as a station worker to enter the set and shoot the action-packed sequence. The student then reportedly gave the footage to CNN Turkey, which posted it on the web.
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BIO Channel to Present 'Glee' Special in April

March 21, 2012 06:14:28 GMT


BIO Channel will dedicate a special to "Glee". The network has announced that it will premiere "Glee: Don't Stop Believing" on Tuesday, April 10 at 9 P.M. ET, following the return of the drama series at 8 P.M. ET on FOX.

According to a press release, the special will take fans on a journey from the show's "humble beginning as a darkly humorous film script to its unlikely explosion onto primetime." It also includes info on concept and casting as well as never-before-told stories from production.
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Lady Antebellum to Perform for Indiana High Schoolers Affected by Fatal Tornado

March 21, 2012 05:57:08 GMT


In the wake of a devastating tornado which wrecked Indiana recently, Lady Antebellum plan to hold a private concert for students from Henryville High School. The country music trio picked the school, which was heavily destroyed by the tornado, after carefully reviewing each submission for their "Own the Prom Night" contest.

The Henryville students got support from their peers across the country including from their longtime sports rival Silver Creek High School in nearby Sellersburg, Ind. and a southern Illinois community. They all submitted video urging Lady A to choose the school, and the band were touched by "their story, resilience and unity."
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Alleged First Poster of 'The Wolverine' Teases the Japan Setting

March 21, 2012 05:46:51 GMT


A possible first poster for "The Wolverine" has made its way out onto the web. Coming out via Screen Rant, the one-sheet teases the Japan setting of the movie since it shows what looks like a Japanese flag being torn by Wolverine's claws. It also has a tagline that reads, "Rising Soon".

While the production of the film hasn't begun yet, the 80s-themed banner is reportedly taken from the office of director James Mangold. 20 Century Fox has yet to make a comment to clarify the validity of the alleged teaser poster.
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Zsa Zsa Gabor's Husband Fires Back at Daughter's Conservatorship Request

March 21, 2012 05:27:33 GMT


The feud between Zsa Zsa Gabor's ninth husband, Frederic Prinz von Anhalt, and her only daughter, Constance Francesca Hilton, has once again been ignited. On Tuesday, March 20, Hilton filed for conservatorship over her mother's finances and medical care, leading von Anhalt to hold a press conference at his home.

Reacting to Hilton's conservatorship request, von Anhalt told reporters, "My wife doesn't complain. She says she's in a good condition, she feels good." The 68-year-old added that Hilton is picking on him "at the worst times," explaining, "We are right now going through a very hard time, my wife and me. We have to sell our property in order to pay our debts. My wife has $6 million in debts."
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Olivia Wilde Set to Return for 'House M.D.' Series Finale

March 21, 2012 04:51:08 GMT


Olivia Wilde will be checking in to "House M.D." for the last time when the show bids farewell to fans. It has been confirmed that the 28-year-old brunette will reprise her role as Dr. Remy "Thirteen" Hadley in the series finale, which is scheduled to air on May 21.

The Quorra of "Tron: Legacy" first joined the FOX medical series in 2007. She exited the show in October 2011 to focus on her movie career.
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Lana Del Rey Announces Concerts in Los Angeles and New York

March 21, 2012 04:38:15 GMT


After pulling the plug on her SXSW gig and delaying her Australian shows for an indefinite time, Lana Del Rey finally announces L.A. and N.Y. residencies. The Internet meme, who gained backlash for her performance in "Saturday Night Live", will hold the concerts this coming summer.

Del Rey will perform at Los Angeles' El Rey Theatre from June 3 to 5, and will follow up the L.A. gig with four more shows at New York's Irving Plaza from June 7 to 10. A few days later, she will fly to Europe to make live performances at some music festivals including Sonar, Lovebox and Isle of Wight.
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Penelope Ann Miller of 'The Artist' Calls It Quits With Husband of Nearly 12 Years

March 21, 2012 04:12:23 GMT


Penelope Ann Miller is dealing with a marriage breakdown. The actress, who recently enjoyed success with silent film "The Artist", ended her marriage to husband James Huggins after nearly 12 years of marriage by filing for legal separation in the Los Angeles County Superior Court sometime last week.

According to court documents obtained by E! News, Miller cites "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for the split. While she is asking to have sole legal and physical custody of their two children, the 48-year-old wants Huggins to have his visitation rights. She additionally requests for termination of spousal support to Huggins.
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Aziz Ansari Offers New Stand-Up Special Online for $5, Releases a Preview

March 21, 2012 04:09:37 GMT


Aziz Ansari follows in the footsteps of Louis C.K. by selling his comedy special online. The "30 Minutes or Less" actor's material on his "Dangerously Delicious" tour is now available for streaming or download on his own website with only $5.

The stand-up was filmed at the Warner Theatre in DC in June of 2011. Explaining his decision to offer the comedy special straight to fans, he states on his Tumblr blog, "I paid for the production myself and wanted to release it online."
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One Direction Make History by Debuting at No. 1 on Hot 200

March 21, 2012 03:56:13 GMT


The boys from One Direction are celebrating a chart record. The British boyband become the first U.K. group to enter high at No. 1 on Billboard Hot 200, thanks to their debut album "Up All Night" which sells 176,000 copies in its opening week.

They surpass the highest Hot 200 entry posted by Spice Girls on the U.S. album chart in February 1997. Back then, the all-female band landed at No. 6 with their album "Spice" before eventually peaking at the first spot and spending five non-consecutive weeks atop the list.
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Hugh Hefner's Son Sentenced to Domestic Violence Program for Attacking Playmate Girlfriend

March 21, 2012 03:35:42 GMT


Hugh Hefner's son has avoided jail in his domestic violence case. Around a month after he got arrested for allegedly assaulting then-girlfriend Claire Sinclair, 21-year-old Marston was sentenced to a 52-week domestic violence program, assistant prosecutor Chris Blankenhorn of the Pasadena City Attorney's Office confirmed.

The eldest son of Hef from his previous marriage to Kimberley Conrad was also ordered to stay away from the 2011 Playmate of the Year for three years. He was served with the punishment after he pleaded no contest on Tuesday, March 20 to the charge of misdemeanor corporal injury to a cohabitant or spouse.
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Nicki Minaj Releases Chris Brown Collaboration and New Album Sampler

March 21, 2012 03:16:44 GMT


In anticipation of "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded", Nicki Minaj releases a new song called "Right by My Side" and a sampler for the upcoming studio album. She collaborates with Chris Brown in the fresh track, and previews all nineteen songs in the CD's standard edition and three extra tracks in its deluxe package.

She will release the effort in the United States on April 3. She lines up Cam'ron, Rick Ross, Nas, Drake, Young Jeezy, Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz, Bobby V and Beenie Man as featured guests. "Beez in the Trap" which features 2 Chainz has also hit the web for fans' listening pleasure.
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'Pretty Little Liars' Season 2 Finale Is the Show's Second Most-Watched Episode

March 21, 2012 03:13:07 GMT


Perhaps triggered by the curiosity to find out who "A" is, 3.7 million viewers tuned in the season 2 finale of "Pretty Little Liars". The number marked the second biggest audience for the franchise, placing behind "Moments Later", the eleventh episode of season 1 which aired in January 2011.

The March 19 outing titled "unmAsked" also posted series highs in several key demographics, which are adults 18-34 (1.6 million), adults 18-49 (2 million) and women 18-49 (1.7 million). In women 18-34 demo, the said episode was ranked as ABC Family's number one telecast of all time with 1.3 million viewers.
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First Look: Dirty Looking Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean on 'Les Miserables' Set

March 21, 2012 03:10:02 GMT


A first on-set photo from Tom Hooper's "Les Miserables" has revealed how Hugh Jackman will look like as Monsieur Jean Valjean. While filming a scene for the forthcoming musical film in London, the "Real Steel" actor looked almost unrecognizable as he was caught on camera looking so jacked and dirty.

Showing off a skinny look, Jackman was snapped ditching his hunky persona by wearing dirty rags. The Sydney-born actor also looked scruffy as he sported a poorly-shaved haircut that exposes scars all over his head.
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Jennie Garth Opens Up About Life Post-Split From Peter Facinelli

March 21, 2012 02:46:52 GMT


Jennie Garth has publicly addressed her split from Peter Facinelli. Around a week after she and her husband of 11 years announced their separation, the 39-year-old actress stopped by "Access Hollywood Live" on March 20 to promote her CMT series "Jennie Garth: Little Bit Country", and she opened up about how her life has been since then.

"My life is a little hectic right now and my personal life is kind of crazy," admitted the mother of three when talking to hosts Billy Bush and Kit Hoover. She went on to say that filming for her new show in a seven-acre countryside farm out of Los Angeles is "what I need and what the girls need right now, so it's perfect."
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'Dark Shadows' Unleashes New Colorful Character Posters

March 21, 2012 02:34:43 GMT


A few days after releasing a humorous first trailer for "Dark Shadows", Warner Bros. Pictures released a set of flashy character posters for the upcoming supernatural movie. Each of the characters is presented with different color background in the vintage-themed images.

Johnny Depp's Barnabas Collins, Eva Green's Angelique Bouchard, Michelle Pfeiffer's Elizabeth Collins Stoddard and Helena Bonham Carter's Dr. Julia Hoffman are among the key characters featured in the banners. Each of them is seen sporting a pale face in a close-up shot.
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KISS and Motley Crue Reunite for a Tour Because They're Sick of Karaoke Shows

March 21, 2012 02:30:48 GMT


Thirty years after sharing stage at Creatures of the Night Tour, KISS and Motley Crue are going to hit the road together again this coming summer, and they promise to bring a "biggest, baddest rock tour". Avoiding to give away too much detail and spoiling the element of surprise, KISS' Tommy Thayer tells their fans to "expect the unexpected."

Announced in a press conference at the Roosevelt Hotel, the upcoming roadshow will kick off July 20 in Bristow, VA. KISS' Paul Stanley says, "This will be The Tour, that's what we're calling it, The Tour. You will be deaf and blinded, you will leave there stumbling out." He additionally gushes, "Our shows will be a no-fly zone."
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Rosie O'Donnell on Show's Cancellation: We Sort of Started Off the Wrong Way


March 21, 2012 02:22:03 GMT


Rosie O'Donnell has defended OWN's decision to pull the plug on her show. Appearing in a Tuesday, March 20 episode of "The Rosie Show", the 50-year-old host tried to calm her fans who has been lamenting the show's cancellation by saying, "It was fair."

Having nothing but good words for the network's CEO, Oprah Winfrey, O'Donnell shared, "Listen, Oprah gave me an amazing shot at doing this. She really did. She put me back on TV. She believed in me. I didn't even know if I could do it again."
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Michael Bay Asks 'Ninja Turtles' Fans to 'Chill' After Causing Frenzy With Alien Comment

March 21, 2012 01:55:09 GMT


After causing outrage among fanboys for revealing the alien origin in "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", Michael Bay released a statement to calm the angry fans down. Taking to his Shoot for the Edit account, the 47-year-old moviemaker told them to "chill" and promised that the upcoming reboot will not be a disappointment.

"Fans need to take a breath, and chill. They have not read the script," so Bay wrote. The filmmaker who works as a producer for the anticipated comic book movie went on explaining, "Our team is working closely with one of the original creators of 'Ninja Turtles' to help expand and give a more complex back story."
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The Situation Reacts to Rehab Rumor: Don't Believe Everything You Read or Hear

March 21, 2012 01:51:09 GMT


Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino apparently doesn't want his fans to put their trust on the recent swirling rumors. Shortly after words came out that he has checked into rehab for substance abuse, the original cast member of "Jersey Shore" made use of his Twitter account to tell his followers, "Don't believe everything you read or hear."

A representative for Sorrentino also declined to confirm TMZ's report that the 29-year-old has entered an inpatient treatment program. In a statement to the press, the rep said that Sorrentino "has spent the past several weeks at an undisclosed location for much needed rest and recuperation after his extensive production and appearance schedule."
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Adam Levine Close to Land Role in 'American Horror Story' Season 2

March 21, 2012 01:33:18 GMT


Adam Levine will soon expand his career on the small screen by taking a role in a scripted series. The coach/judge on "The Voice" is reported to be in final negotiations to join the second season of "American Horror Story".

According to Entertainment Weekly, the Maroon 5 singer will play a contemporary character and half of a couple called "The Lovers". Words are, the producers of the FX hit series are willing to shoot the show's sophomore season around the rocker's touring schedule this summer.
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Madonna Revisits Her 'Erotica' Days in 'Girl Gone Wild' Music Video

March 21, 2012 01:31:27 GMT


Madonna takes her fans back to the "Erotica" era in a newly-revealed music video for her second single "Girl Gone Wild". She fills the clip directed by fashion photographers Mert and Marcus with a dose of sexy and edgy footage including the ones which see her writhing on the floor and blowing smoke seductively to the camera.

There is additionally a scene which features the Material Girl dancing in chains and busting an electrifying dance routine with Kazaky, an all-male dance group known for wearing sky-high stilettos when strutting their stuff on the dance floor. Also steaming up the screen is a number of footage highlighting boy-on-boy raunchy act.
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'Breaking Dawn II' Trailer Preview Teases Bella's Ability as New Vampire


March 21, 2012 01:22:48 GMT


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"The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part II" has debuted a sneak peek for its first trailer, which will be attached to "The Hunger Games". The 14-second snippet gives a glimpse at Bella Swan who shows off her speed as a newly transformed vampire before Jacob Black says to her, "I didn't expect you to seem so...you." Then, there's a quick look at Edward Cullen telling his wife, "We're the same temperature now."

The final installment of the "Twilight Saga" film series will take place after the birth of Bella and Edward's daughter Renesmee. The vampire couple must now face a perilous chain of events that pits the Cullens and their allies against the Volturi, which is the fearsome council of vampire leaders.
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Adriana Lima Having Baby No. 2, Kim Zolciak Is Expecting Her Fourth

March 21, 2012 01:08:37 GMT


Baby news are coming from both Adriana Lima and Kim Zolciak. The Victoria's Secret Angel is expecting her second child with her husband, former NBA player Marko Jaric, while the star of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" is pregnant with her fourth child, her second with NFL star husband Kroy Biermann.

Lima made the announcement about her second pregnancy via Twitter and Facebook. The Brazilian model tweeted, "Big news everyone! Marko and I are so happy to share some wonderful news with all of you! #ImPregnant." She also wrote on her Facebook wall, "My favorite job in the world is being a mom! My family could not be more happy to announce this news!"
 
 
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