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April 04, 2012

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Peter Facinelli Opens Up About Divorcing Jennie Garth

April 04, 2012 16:46:52 GMT


It was Peter Facinelli's turn to talk about his shocking split from actress Jennie Garth. Although he's the one who filed for the divorce, the "Twilight" actor admitted that divorce is a hard thing and it's also painful.

While co-hosting with Kelly Ripa on "Live with Kelly!" on Wednesday, April 4 morning, Facinelli said, "I recently got divorced from my wife, which has been very painful," he told Ripa as one audience yelled "yay" while others went "aww". Ripa brought down the tension by telling the one audience, "That's so kind of you, you must be American."
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Kris Allen Debuts 'The Vision of Love' Music Video

April 04, 2012 09:11:16 GMT


Kris Allen premieres a music video for his newest single "The Vision of Love". The clip follows youngsters who struggle to cope with bullying and self-esteem issues. The singer, who claimed his fame after winning "American Idol" season 8, meanwhile is seen being occupied with creative process of writing the empowerment song.

Showcased live for the very first time during a concert at The Mint in Los Angeles, the single serves as the first official offering from Allen's sophomore set titled "Thank You Camellia", which is due in the United States on May 22. Its music video is directed by Lenny Bass.
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'The Mentalist' Casts Emmanuelle Chriqui as Jane's New Love Interest


April 04, 2012 08:57:53 GMT


"The Mentalist" has found a new major love interest for Simon Baker's Patrick Jane. Former "Entourage" beauty Emmanuelle Chriqui has been tapped to portray the new woman in the CBI consultant's life, TVLine has learned.

Chriqui's character is named Loraliei Martins and is described as a mysterious woman, who "may be too good to be true." Her role is a recurring one, with her debut is slated to be included in the show's season 4 finale on May 17. She will later appear in at least five episodes of the next season.
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Video: Emma Stone Freaks Out Over Spider on 'Ellen DeGeneres'


April 04, 2012 08:51:57 GMT


Emma Stone has a spider scare in a recent TV interview. The Golden Globe nominee stopped by "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" to promote her upcoming superhero movie, "The Amazing Spider-Man", but she ended up cringing in her chair when host Ellen DeGeneres brought out spider for her to hold.

In a clip of the Wednesday, April 4 episode, DeGeneres told Stone she will try to help the younger actress overcome her fear of spider. While Stone tried to deny it at first, she looked worried when DeGeneres brought out a container with the eight-legged creatures inside, and slowly lunged backwards before making perturbed face.
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Video: Kelly Clarkson Covers Britney Spears' 'Till the World Ends'

April 04, 2012 08:46:01 GMT


Kelly Clarkson delighted her fans in Los Angeles when she granted their requests to cover one of Britney Spears' songs. Sitting on a stool, the first-season winner of "American Idol" stripped down the dance beat of "Till the World Ends" and turned it into an acoustic rendition.

Clarkson did the cover during a concert at Nokia Theatre as part of her ongoing tour. "We've had so many requests also for tonight, but for other shows as well, for me to cover the lovely Britney Spears," she said. "I know you know this song! I'm expecting everybody on these 'Ohs'."
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Arnold Schwarzenegger Comments on Having Eddie Murphy as His Brother in 'Triplets'

April 04, 2012 08:32:50 GMT


Arnold Schwarzenegger has spoken up about why he cast Eddie Murphy in "Triplets". Speaking to Coming Soon, the former California governor said that it would be exciting to get people curious about how Murphy becomes the third brother to him and Danny DeVito in the sequel to his 1988 comedy "Twins".

The professional bodybuilder-turned-actor admitted that the sequel movie is a project he's been eyeing to do for a long time. He said, "I would love to do another 'Twins'. As a matter of fact, we've been talking about doing one and it's called 'Triplets'."
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Kelly Rowland's New Song 'Need a Reason' From 'Think Like a Man'

April 04, 2012 08:16:40 GMT


Kelly Rowland has a brand new song called "Need a Reason", and it has hit the web for her fans' listening pleasure. The fresh music is taken from the soundtrack compilation for her upcoming movie "Think Like a Man".

The former Destiny's Child star collaborates with Future and Bei Maejor in this song. "We gon' do it all night long start to finish/ And the bedroom's only the beginning," she seduces a lover over the slinky melody.
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Levi Johnston Admits His Girlfriend's Pregnancy Wasn't Planned

April 04, 2012 07:54:54 GMT


Three years after having a son with Bristol Palin, Levi Johnston is getting ready to be a father again. The 21-year-old aspiring model confirmed in a phone interview with TMZ Live on Tuesday, April 3 that he and his girlfriend of over one year, Sunny Oglesby, are expecting their first child together.

Asked if the pregnancy was planned, Levi confessed, "Things happen and we are both happy with what came of it." Having said that he was "excited" about the pregnancy news, the former fiance of Bristol additionally claimed, "Sunny and I are looking forward to raising a baby together and maybe eventually getting married or something."
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Video: Seal and Rascal Flatts Perform on 'Dancing With the Stars'

April 04, 2012 07:42:28 GMT


Seal and Rascal Flatts served as musical guests during "Dancing with the Stars" result show that aired Tuesday night, April 3. The soul/R&B crooner and the country music band performed in separate sets before the second elimination on the fourteenth season was announced.

The estranged husband of Heidi Klum delivered Bill Withers' classic ballad "Lean on Me", which he re-recorded for his latest album "Soul 2". Meanwhile, Gary LeVox and his bandmates played their original song "Changed" from album of the same name.
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Close-Up Look at Saoirse Ronan in Full Alien Wanda Mode for 'The Host'


April 04, 2012 07:36:15 GMT


Hyping up the anticipation for its U.S. release, "The Host (2013)" brought forth a fresh image of Saoirse Ronan. While the previously released photo unveiled a first look at Ronan as Melanie Stryder, this new photo offers a look at the lead actress in a full Wanda mode, displaying a close-up shot of the alien character's blue rimmed pupils.

As described in the Stephenie Meyer book, Melanie is one of the last humans who puts up a fight against the Souls. Those aliens take over human bodies while invading their consciousness and systematically erasing their personalities. Melanie herself is implanted by one of the Souls called Wanderer a.k.a Wanda.
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Christina Aguilera Follows Her Heart in Saving Ashley on 'The Voice'

April 04, 2012 07:31:18 GMT


Christina Aguilera was one of the two judges who eliminated their proteges in the Tuesday, April 3 episode of "The Voice". After sending home Sera Hill and Moses Stone, the "Burlesque" star explained how she made such tough decisions.

"They're all such unique talents and it's like comparing apples and oranges. How do you really send someone home? I had to go with my heart," she told reporters after the first live elimination show in season 2. Though admitting she was nervous for the contestants that night, the former Mouseketeer tried to assure the rejects that sometimes in this business, "you're going to be let down."
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Green Day to Induct Guns N' Roses at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

April 04, 2012 07:02:54 GMT


Who is going introduce Guns N' Roses at the upcoming ceremony of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has been revealed. According to Rolling Stone, Billie Joe Armstrong and the other Green Day members are added to its presenter list to induct the hard rock band at the upcoming event.

Original GNR members Slash, Duff McKagan and Steven Adler confirm they will attend the show and so does Matt Sorum. In an interview with VH1 Radio Network, Sorum hinted that he and Slash might do a collaboration with Donovan, who's also inducted this year.
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Wilmer Valderrama and Minka Kelly Laugh Off Their Romantic Stroll Photo

April 04, 2012 06:55:37 GMT


Wilmer Valderrama and Minka Kelly are apparently having a good laugh about their romance rumors. After photos of them walking arm-in-arm in Sydney, Australia added more fuel to speculations that they are becoming more than friends, the two TV stars have a Twitter banter to shoot them down.

First to bring up the topic was 32-year-old Valderrama as he tweeted, "Yo @minkakelly were you romantically gazing into my eyes, while romantically having a stroll? Ha!" In her response, 31-year-old Kelly wrote back, "@WillyVille HA! Yea just before gazing into the other 12 peoples eyes we were with! Jeez! #theyregonnabepissedtheydidntmakethephotos."
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'Skyfall' Featurette Reveals James Bond's Chase Scene at London Subway

April 04, 2012 06:38:28 GMT


After releasing some video blogs, "Skyfall" gets a new featurette that unveils some behind-the-scene footage taken from the set of the upcoming James Bond film. Being released via BBC, the featurette shows Daniel Craig filming some "big chase" scenes on a subway and on the streets of London.

In an interview with BBC, Craig also admitted that he would love to play the flamboyant British agent as long as he could. The blue-eyed actor said that he would tackle the prestigious role "until they tell me to stop." He added, "I know there'll be someone after me, and hopefully someone after them - I'm just trying to keep [the series] going."
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First 3 Minutes of 'Falling Skies' Season 2 Premiere: Cold-Blooded Ben Stabs Skitter

April 04, 2012 06:26:22 GMT


When "Falling Skies" returns for its second season this summer, it will remind viewers of the cliffhanger in season 1 finale where Tom's walking aboard the alien ship with Karen. The show will then jump to capture an action-packed moment which takes place three months later.

A newly released clip from the first episode shows a chaotic gunfight between the humans and the aliens. When Weaver tells Hal, Ben, Margaret and Jimmy to leave, Ben jumps off a building, goes after a skitter which is still moving, and mercilessly kills it with a knife.
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Hilary Duff Shares Another Photo of Baby Luca

April 04, 2012 06:03:52 GMT


Hilary Duff can't stop sharing photos of her little boy. After giving fans a look at Luca Cruz's little feet and releasing his first full picture, the leading lady of "Material Girls" made use of her Twitter account on Tuesday, April 3 to post another snapshot of her first son with husband Mike Comrie.

The newly-shared image offers a close-up shot of Duff's wide-eyed baby boy. Along with the picture, the 24-year-old actress, who portrays Olivia Burke on several episodes of The CW's "Gossip Girl", tweeted, "Oh no! The flood gates have opened! Proud mamma on the loose!i can't help myself..Here's one more."
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Rihanna Wears Pajamas as Brooklyn Decker Glams Up for 'Battleship' Tokyo Premiere

April 04, 2012 05:50:32 GMT


The cast members of "Battleship" were all on hand at the film's world premiere in Tokyo, Japan on Tuesday, April 3. Stealing the limelight during the special screening event taking place at the Yoyogi National Stadium First Gymnasium were Rihanna and Brooklyn Decker.

Riri, who plays weapon expert Cora Raikes in the Hasbro film, opted to offer a cozy look by wearing bright blue pajama-esque top and pants, which are designed by Emilio Pucci. The Bajan songstress finished off her simple look with nude-colored heels by Manolo Blahnik and accessories by Tom Ford.
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Fellow 'DWTS' Contestants Downplay Jaleel White's Reported Clash With Kym Johnson


April 04, 2012 04:52:51 GMT


Jaleel White has found himself in a center of behind-the-scenes drama after reports came out that he lashed out at his "Dancing with the Stars" pro-partner Kym Johnson during a rehearsal. After the former "Family Matters" star assured that tabloids made it much bigger deal than it really was, two of his fellow contestants came to his defense and downplayed the incident.

Sherri Shepherd shared her thought on the alleged fight when speaking to Zap2It on Tuesday, April 3 morning. "It was very intense for Jaleel," she said via Skype, "it was an intense week for everybody. I think everybody was emotional because we were just trying to make it through. We had to learn the dance in two days rather than a week."
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Video Premiere: Garbage's 'Blood for Poppies'

April 04, 2012 04:52:11 GMT


Garbage have released an official music video to support their comeback single "Blood for Poppies". The clip is filled with vintage footage that follows Shirley Manson and her bandmates as they "hopped around little pockets of Los Angeles creating a gorgeous surrealist dream."

The video was directed by renowned fashion photographer and filmmaker Matt Irwin, and inspired by such artists as Magritte, Maya Deren, Luis Brunel and Francesca Woodman. It's introduced by the band in a Ustream chat, where they answer fans' questions about their new project.
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'Glee' Clip: Matt Bomer and Darren Criss' Full Performance of 'Somebody That I Used to Know'


April 04, 2012 04:43:03 GMT


To tide fans over "Glee" return, FOX has released a new clip from the new episode. It gives a look at Matthew Bomer and Darren Criss' duet of Gotye's "Somebody That I Used to Know", which appears to be a reference to the rough relationship between their characters, Cooper and Blaine Anderson.

"Like any relationship with brothers, it's complicated and complex. It's a competitive relationship, a loving relationship," the "White Collar" actor previously said of the siblings. When he returns to Lima from New York, Cooper wants "to rekindle a relationship with his brother... He wants to help usher him in to that success in the best way he knows how."
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Justin Bieber Releases New 'Boyfriend' Teaser, to Address 'Rumors' in Next Album


April 04, 2012 04:09:37 GMT


Justin Bieber has given his Beliebers another sneak peek to his upcoming music video for "Boyfriend". Prior to releasing the video teaser, he informs his Twitter followers that he's going to address "rumors" in his next studio album "Believe".

In the snippet of "Boyfriend" video, Bieber teases the "ice" and "fire" elements. One scene features the "Mistletoe" singer floating in the water with his eyes closed, and the other sees the Canadian heartthrob wearing a dark hoodie in front of a fire.
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Alec Baldwin Tweets He Got What He Wanted for Birthday After Lashing Out at Reporters

April 04, 2012 03:55:34 GMT


Alec Baldwin is reaping the benefit of having a fiancee to celebrate his birthday with. Just hours after slamming two New York Daily News reporters for crashing Hilaria Thomas' yoga class, the "Rock of Ages" actor took to Twitter and revealed that he has got what he wanted for his 54th birthday.

On Tuesday, April 3, the Jack Donaghy of "30 Rock" tweeted, "I got just what I wanted for my birthday..." The post came shortly after he shared that his 28-year-old fiancee has brought him lunch from a Japanese eatery in New York City's East Village. When a follower reacted to his tweet by asking, "A 28 yearold yoga teacher as a fiance?", he simply responded by retweeting the fans' post.
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Tweeps Slam Sarah Palin's 'Today' Guest-Hosting Gig


April 04, 2012 03:53:43 GMT


While "Today" expected to boost its ratings by tapping Sarah Palin as a guest host on Tuesday, April 3, her appearance apparently did not win the heart of some viewers. Taking it to Twitter, one user named Nathan commented, "Watching Sarah Palin literally causes me pain. I get embarrassed for her, yet she just keeps talking."

Maggie Klaus wrote, "It's awkward watching Sarah Palin on #Today, knowing how much the other hosts loath her," while Stacy tweeted, "I don't understand why Sarah Palin was on The Today Show this morning...she has nothing valuable to say and her voice gives me a headache."
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Katy Perry Releases Flashy First Trailer for Her 'Part of Me' 3D Film

April 04, 2012 03:34:13 GMT


Katy Perry has given her fans a special treat by releasing the first trailer of her concert documentary, "Katy Perry: Part of Me". Offering a look at the pop sensation's ups and downs on her way to superstardom, the promo video also teases her "100% Christian" upbringing and her divorce from Russell Brand.

In a recent interview with MTV, the "E.T." singer also said that the concert movie is a perfect way to end her adventure in promoting her "Teenage Dream" album. She explained, "It's closing the chapter on 'Teenage Dream', but it's giving you such an inside perspective."
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Madonna Wins Race to No. 1 on Hot 200 Against Lionel Richie

April 04, 2012 03:14:02 GMT


Madonna scores the biggest-selling album in the United States this week. Hence, she claims the first spot on Billboard Hot 200. By occupying the penthouse, the Queen of Pop blocks her strong rival of the week Lionel Richie, and she additionally knocks off last week's champ "The Hunger Games" soundtrack album.

Madge sells around 359,000 copies of her newly-released studio album "MDNA", scoring the biggest album debut of the year so far and posting her best sales week since she bowed at No. 1 with 420,000 copies of 2000's "Music". It also marks her eights No. 1 album, placing her behind Barbra Streisand who has nine chart-toppers. The "W.E." director last topped the weekly rundown with 2008's "Hard Candy".
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Katy Perry to Get $6.5 Million Marital Home in Russell Brand Split

April 04, 2012 02:57:36 GMT


Katy Perry will get to keep the house she shared with estranged husband Russell Brand during their marriage as part of their divorce agreement. A quitclaim deed filed by Brand in Los Angeles has been obtained by E!, and it uncovered that the "Arthur" actor has surrendered all rights to their $6.5-million Hollywood Hills mansion.

The exes bought the 3-acre Mediterranean-style property in June 2011. It has seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms, and boasts a swimming pool, a pub, a huge home theater, a study and a guest house. Per the deed, the 36-year-old comedian gave his portion of the house's ownership to the 27-year-old singer for "no monetary consideration."
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Andrew Garfield on His 'Amazing Spider-Man' Suit: It Is Designed to Make You Irritated

April 04, 2012 02:52:53 GMT


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While some people would do anything to portray Spider-Man in his iconic blue and red costume, "The Amazing Spider-Man" star Andrew Garfield himself confessed that donning the skin-tight suit is not as nice as it may seem. The British actor even revealed that the Spidey attire is something that was very uncomfortable to wear.

"It's made of something that is designed to make you irritated," Garfield shared while appearing on the Tuesday, March 3 edition of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show". He added, "I don't know what the material name is, but that's the description underneath."
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'Dancing with the Stars' Results: Shocking Elimination and New Twist

April 04, 2012 02:43:42 GMT


The third week of "Dancing with the Stars" has come out with a quite shocking result. Fan favorite Jack Wagner was sent packing on Tuesday, April 3 after he landed on the bottom three along with Gavin DeGraw and Gladys Knight.

Being in jeopardy for two weeks in a row, Gavin seemingly wasn't surprised with his position as saying, "I'm a repeat offender." He and Gladys, however, were later declared safe, joining the other eight pairs.
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Biopic for Baseball Legend Hank Aaron Is Underway With Director Barry Levinson

April 04, 2012 02:13:49 GMT


A biopic about Baseball great Hank Aaron is officially in the works. Producers Mike Tollin and Glenn Rigberg have joined forces to bring the life story of the legendary athlete to the big screen. According to Variety, the true story movie will be helmed by "The Natural" director Barry Levinson with "Empire State" screenwriter Adam Mazer penning the script.

The untitled Hank Aaron biopic will be based on Howard Bryant's biography book "The Last Hero: A Life of Henry Aaron". The story will follow Aaron's chase of Babe Ruth's home run record from 1972 to 1974. At that period, Aaron and his supporters often received death threats and hate mails because some people didn't want a black man to break Ruth's record.
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Paul McCartney's Son Keen to Form 'The Beatles - The Next Generation'

April 04, 2012 02:12:34 GMT


James McCartney is not shy when revealing his desire to form a "next generation" of his father's legendary band The Beatles. Talking to BBC, he opens up which Beatles offsprings who are keen to join the new band if it happens and who's likely to pass on the offer.

"I don't think it's something that Zak [Starkey] wants to do," James said referring to Ringo Starr's son. He adds, "Maybe Jason [another of Starr's sons] would want to do it. I'd be up for it. Sean [Lennon] seemed to be into it, Dhani [Harrison] seemed to be into it. I'd be happy to do it."
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David Letterman and Craig Ferguson Extend Deals to Stay on CBS Through 2014

April 04, 2012 02:12:14 GMT


David Letterman and Craig Ferguson are staying on CBS until at least the next two years. The two hosts have signed contracts with the network that will keep their shows, "Late Show with David Letterman" and "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" respectively, on the air through 2014.

"David Letterman is a late-night legend with an iconic show and Craig Ferguson continues to evolve the genre in exciting and innovative ways," said CBS entertainment president Nina Tassler. "These new agreements deliver ongoing high-quality entertainment for our audience and continued strength and stability for CBS in late night."
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Sarah Palin Comes to Jessica Simpson's Defense Over Pregnancy Weight Gain

April 04, 2012 02:11:58 GMT


Jessica Simpson has been the subject of media scrutiny for gaining "too many" pounds during pregnancy, but she apparently has Sarah Palin on her side. The 2008 Republican Vice Presidential candidate was serving as a guest host on the "Today" show when she weighed in on the singer's pregnancy weight gain.

On Tuesday, April 3 morning, Palin was asked by host Matt Lauer what she would have done if she was faced with similar criticism. "I would have wanted to punch them in the neck because it's none of anybody else's business," she commented, before pointing out, "You know why this is even an issue, Matt, is because that Hollywood image is full of itty bitty people, unrealistically tiny."
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First Trailer for Woody Allen's All-Star Dramedy 'To Rome with Love'

April 04, 2012 01:42:23 GMT


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Woody Allen's "To Rome with Love" has unleashed its first trailer. Featuring a set of notable actors, the sneak peek offers a look at some daily-life events revolving around a number of people who live in the capital of Italy.

The dramedy, which is told in four vignettes, was previously known as "The Bop Decameron" and "Nero Fiddled". The story follows the life of some Americans, some Italians, some residents, some visitors - and the romances, adventures as well as predicaments they get into.
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'Community' Creator Apologizes for Chevy Chase Feud, Calls Himself 'Rude A**hole'

April 04, 2012 01:29:03 GMT


After his ugly war of words with Chevy Chase was blown up, "Community" creator Dan Harmon has issued a full-fledged apology to fans. In an elaborate message posted on his Tumblr Tuesday, April 3, he realizes he has to "just acknowledge my mistake and apologize for it to the fans."

Regarding Chase's angry voicemail that leaked onto the web after he played it in front of other people, Harmon explained how that happened. "There is also a monthly show I do in the back of a comic book store in Los Angeles... It was in that venue, months ago, that I made the horrible, childish, self-obsessed, unaware, naive and unprofessional decision to play someone's voicemail to me," he admitted.
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Donald Trump 'Couldn't Care Less' If Jenna Talackova Wants to Compete at Miss Universe Canada

April 04, 2012 01:26:55 GMT


Donald Trump has refused to apologize to Jenna Talackova for her initial disqualification from 2012 Miss Universe Canada on the basis that she was born a man. In fact, after the transgender beauty queen held a press conference regarding the controversy, the Miss Universe Organization's owner declared he couldn't care less if she now wants to compete or not.

In a phone interview with TMZ Live, the 65-year-old business magnate stated that Talackova is allowed to come back into the competition, but stressed, "There will be no apology whatsoever." He went on to say, "Frankly, if she competes, that's wonderful and if she doesn't want to compete, because maybe she thinks she can't win, that's fine also. I couldn't care less."
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One Direction Announce Headlining Concert at Madison Square Garden

April 04, 2012 01:17:57 GMT


One Direction might not be able to perform at the White House this coming weekend, but they make it up to their fans by announcing a headlining concert at the famed Madison Square Garden in New York City. The boys are scheduled to invade the MSG in December.

The gig is promised to be a "massive" one in order to finish off the boyband's "amazing year" throughout 2012. In the first quarter of the year, they have already busted the U.S. charts and became the first U.K. group to ever debut at No. 1 on Billboard Hot 200 at first try, thanks to their album "Up All Night".
 
 
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