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April 23, 2012

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Sam Sparro Debuts 'I Wish I Never Met You' Music Video

April 23, 2012 09:26:21 GMT


Sam Sparro premieres a cinematic music video in support of his latest single "I Wish I Never Met You". It follows a gang leader known as The Shark as he conducts his illegal businesses including distributing illegal booze. A scene which features classic dance move is inserted in between the gangster storyline.

The video was directed by acclaimed photographer Mike Rosenthal. It was filmed "over 2 days in Downtown Los Angeles and shot way into the wee hours of the morning." The choreography created by Nina McNeely (Britney Spears, Adam Lambert) drew inspiration from Janet Jackson and Michael Jackson.
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Chris Colfer Confirms Role-Swapping Episode of 'Glee', Says He Has the Hardest Part

April 23, 2012 08:55:59 GMT


The New Directions members will indeed swap bodies with one another in the upcoming May 15 episode of "Glee". Confirming such twist, Chris Colfer admitted that filming the scene was "nerve wracking because I didn't want to disrespect anybody!"

The Kurt Hummel of the FOX musical series refused to spill whose shoes he will step into, but hinted that the clue could be gotten from recently leaked set photos, which see Cory Monteith's Finn channeling Kurt. "I really thought I had the hardest one because they were really hard to nail - they're not over the top by any means," he went on claiming about his part.
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'Les Miserables' Debuts First Minimalist Teaser Poster at CinemaCon

April 23, 2012 08:55:28 GMT


Tom Hooper's much-talked-about upcoming musical film "Les Miserables" has unveiled its very first teaser poster. The one-sheet is displayed on the venue of this year's CinemaCon, which takes place at the Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

Coming Soon has shared a snapshot of the teaser poster, which features a minimalist white design. Without presenting any of the characters, the simple one-sheet recycles an image from the Broadway musical added with a list of the film's cast.
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Demi Lovato Opens Up How She Fell Into Temptation of Drug Use

April 23, 2012 08:28:45 GMT


Demi Lovato continues to disclose secrets about her dark past. Though hesitant in providing details, the "Give Your Heart a Break" singer opened up in a new interview with Fabulous magazine about how bullying and loneliness led her to seek solace in drugs. "It's something I don't really want to talk about," she at first admitted.

"What I can say is that I was depressed. I would come off stage in front of 18,000 people and suddenly be alone in a hotel room. I'd come crashing down and would try to find a way to recreate that feeling, to stay 'up'," the 19-year-old further spilled before revealing that it wasn't hard for her to get illegal substances. "Promoters gave me drugs and alcohol in restaurants or clubs."
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Coachella Backstage Story: Dr. Dre Addresses Tupac Shakur Hologram Tour

April 23, 2012 08:14:38 GMT


On Sunday night, April 22 when he's set to close Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Dr. Dre posted a video message from the backstage of the event. The rapper thanked his fans for all the support they gave to him, and took time to talk about rumors suggesting he would tour with a virtual Tupac Shakur.

Wearing a white t-shirt and cap, the Doc said to the camera, "It was strictly for Coachella, get it right. I want to get rid of all the rumors out there. This was not done for a tour." He, however, didn't completely rule out the possibility, "If a tour happens, we'll see. This was done strictly for Coachella 2012, just for you."
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Megan Fox on Being Comedian for 'The Dictator': I Feel I Can Be Myself Again

April 23, 2012 08:00:05 GMT


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Megan Fox, who's been known for her Hollywood beauty persona, will soon ditch her humor-free case to tackle a comedic role in "The Dictator". Speaking to The Sun, Fox talked how she feels playing a character which is a far cry from her usual "sexy action girl" image.

"When I first started acting I was always playing the b****y or mean girl, then I was playing these cool, robotic women," said Fox. "I was growing tired of playing those kinds of characters and reinforcing this stereotypes of me and having to play up to that when I was doing interviews."
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'Boardwalk Empire' Season 3 Gets New Chilling Teaser

April 23, 2012 07:59:50 GMT


Another teaser for "Boardwalk Empire" season 3 has been made available for viewing pleasure to tide fans over the show's return. Still revolving around Enoch "Nucky" Thompson, the video shows how the corrupt politician refuses to be under the control of someone else or something. Additionally, there's a glimpse at the tragic death of Jimmy Darmody.

The third season of "Boardwalk Empire" will premiere on HBO sometime this fall. Bobby Cannavale is cast to join the critically acclaimed series as a rival to Nucky.
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Phillip Phillips' Mother Requests Prayers for the 'American Idol' Contestant


April 23, 2012 07:46:46 GMT


The hectic schedule of "American Idol" seems to have made Phillip Phillips' kidney stone issues even more troublesome. The mother of the 21-year-old aspiring singer recently took to her Facebook page to update fans on his condition and ask for their prayer for him to get the strength he needs for the competition.

"I have a special prayer request. Please stop and pray a special prayer for Phillip," Phillip's mother began her posting. She went on to share that her son "is in a lot of pain and I am sad about it." She added, "I just wish he felt good. I love him so much and wish I could be with him. He would appreciate the prayers too!"
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Video Premiere: Lana Del Rey's 'Carmen'

April 23, 2012 07:34:30 GMT


Lana Del Rey releases a new music video. In the clip created to support her latest single "Carmen", the internet meme compiles clippings of new and old footage that "explains everything." Some of them include her riding on the backseat of a motorcycle with a young boy and the others show a young stripper working her body around a pole.

"Carmen" is taken from Del Rey's first major-label album "Born to Die", which debuted at No. 2 on Billboard Hot 200. The song narrates the lifestyle of Hollywood party girls like Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan.
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'House M.D.' Cast and Creator Dish on Series Finale at Wrap Party

April 23, 2012 07:08:03 GMT


A month before the series finale airs on FOX, the cast of "House M.D." gathered at a wrap party to bid farewell to the medical show. While hitting the red carpet of the Saturday, April 20 event at Cicada, Los Angeles, the likes of Hugh Laurie and Peter Jacobson were faced with questions about the final episode.

"Taub's death is I would say... tragic," Jacobson quipped when commenting on the title of the last episode, "Everybody Dies". Executive producer/creator David Shore said things would become clear as it gets closer to what's going on, adding that the story is certainly dealing about House assessing his life and his future.
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Chelsea Handler Brands Angelina Jolie Untrustworthy


April 23, 2012 05:33:22 GMT


Chelsea Handler isn't done voicing her distaste for Angelina Jolie. A little over a year after calling the fiancee of Brad Pitt "homewrecker", the "Chelsea Lately" host slammed her yet again. This time, she branded the "In the Land of Blood and Honey" director untrustworthy in the May issue of More.

During an interview with the magazine, Handler was asked to describe "the opposite of a girl's girl." As her response, the good friend of Jennifer Aniston replied, "Probably Angelina Jolie." She elaborated, "[Jolie] doesn't strike me as someone I would have a close friendship with. You just know as a woman, when you see another woman, if that's a woman you can trust."
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Artist of the Week: Lee Brice

April 23, 2012 05:28:52 GMT


Lee Brice has already started strong ahead of the release of his second studio album "Hard 2 Love". The country music crooner hits No. 1 on Billboard Country Songs chart with its first single "A Woman Like You", marking the first time ever he tops a U.S. singles chart. He additionally strikes Gold as the song sells more than 500,000 digital downloads.

The song resonates with both men and women alike. "The girl in the song asks, 'What would you do if you never met me?' And the guy goes, 'You want to know the truth? I'd probably be doing just what I was doing then, looking for you.' He's walking a thin line there for a minute, but then he's able to hook it to say something every woman wants to hear," he explained.
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Lane Garrison to Spend Night in Jail After Arrest on Suspicion of Domestic Violence

April 23, 2012 04:37:25 GMT


Lane Garrison has found himself locked behind bars once again. The David "Tweener" Apolskis on FOX's "Prison Break" was arrested on Sunday, April 22 afternoon on suspicion of domestic violence, and his lawyer Harland Braun has just told TMZ that the actor has chosen to spend the night in jail.

Garrison was taken into custody after his verbal argument with ex-girlfriend Ashley Mattingly on Saturday night allegedly turned into a physical brawl. 911 call to his Beverly Hills apartment was then made, but by the time the police arrived, the 31-year-old has "fled" the scene. Per TMZ, cops could see "visible marks" on Mattingly.
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'Game of Thrones' 2.05 Preview: Arya Makes a Pact With Prisoner

April 23, 2012 04:29:14 GMT


In the next episode of "Game of Thrones", Arya Stark might get a reward for a favor she recently did. After saving three prisoners from the Gold Cloaks, she receives a promise from one of the criminals, Jaqen H'ghar, that he will kill anyone who threatens her safety. Meanwhile, Tywin Lannister's curiosity about Arya's origin continues to grow as he notices she's a northener.

Meanwhile, Jon Snow and the Night's Watch arrive at the Fist of the First Men, an ancient fortress where they hope to stem the advance of the wildling army. Stannis Baratheon sends Ser Davos Seaworth for a mission involving Melisandre, while Daenerys thinks it's time for them to strike.
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Gotye Says 'Glee' Cover Song Sounds 'Ultra-Dry', 'Dinky and Wrong'

April 23, 2012 04:25:46 GMT


Gotye was not really impressed by "Glee" cover of his single "Somebody That I used to Know", despite the fact that it helped him climb to No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100. According to the Belgian-Australian singer, the cover song has a lot of flaws.

"They did such a faithful arrangement of the instrumentals but the vocals were that pop Glee style, ultra-dry, sounded pretty tuned and the rock has no real sense," he shared his thoughts to the Sunday Mail, "like it's playing to you from a cardboard box."
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Warner Bros. to Preview 'The Hobbit' at 2012 CinemaCon

April 23, 2012 04:18:14 GMT


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Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" is set to be previewed at the 2012 CinemaCon. According to The Hollywood Reporter, up to 10 minutes of the highly anticipated epic movie will be shown in 3D at 48 frames per second during a Warner Bros. Pictures' presentation at the event on Tuesday, April 24.

During the annual event, which will kick off on Monday at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, the sneak peek of "The Hobbit" will be screened using a Christie projector with the RealD 3D system. The movie itself will become the first major motion picture to be made at the HFR of 48 fps, though it will also be available in 24 fps.
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'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: Penn Jillette Gets Fired for Weak Slogan


April 23, 2012 03:41:34 GMT


In the latest episode of "The Celebrity Apprentice", Donald Trump tasked the two teams to create an in-store display and a signature slogan for Trump's new cologne, Success. Aubrey O'Day was chosen as the project manager for team Unanimous, while Clay Aiken was team Forte's project manager. It was the second time they went head to head as opposing team leaders.

In team Forte, Dayana Mendoza quickly came up with racy ideas, but Clay thought it's too sexual for this task. They finally went with "You earned it" theme which was proposed by Penn Jillette. Dayana did a photo shoot with a male model.
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Video: Keith Urban Gets Teary During Grand Ole Opry Induction

April 23, 2012 03:40:29 GMT


Keith Urban was overwhelmed with emotion when being inducted as a newest member of Grand Ole Opry during a concert recently. The Australian-born singer was introduced by Opry General Manager Pete Fisher and Opry members Trace Adkins and Josh Turner. He couldn't held back his tears when delivering his acceptance speech in front of his fans.

"Thank you," Urban said while proudly raising his trophy for the crowd to see. "It means everything to me." He credited his parents for introducing him to country music and gave a shout-out to his actress wife Nicole Kidman and daughter Sunday Rose. Dedicating the honor to the fans, He additionally said, "This relationship I have with you guys is like family."
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Johnny Depp Explains the Meaning of Tonto's Makeup in 'Lone Ranger'


April 23, 2012 03:33:22 GMT


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Johnny Depp has revealed the origin of his Indian makeup as Tonto in upcoming film "The Lone Ranger". While some people have been speculating that the black-and-white painted makeup was inspired by Marilyn Manson, Depp opened up that he was actually inspired by Kirby Sattler's painting.

"I'd actually seen a painting by an artist named Kirby Sattler, and looked at the face of this warrior and thought: 'That's it'," the 48-year-old actor told Entertainment Weekly. "The stripes down the face and across the eyes... it seemed to me like you could almost see the separate sections of the individual, if you know what I mean."
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Report: Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson Pack on PDA at Coachella

April 23, 2012 03:32:44 GMT


Kristen Stewart might have been photographed attending the 2012 Coachella Music Festival without Robert Pattinson, but latest report suggested that she was actually joined by her "Twilight Saga" co-star. In fact, Celebuzz claimed that the twosome flaunted their affection when enjoying one of the concerts on Saturday, April 21, the second day of the festival's second weekend.

"They were kissing and holding hands during Radiohead," one eyewitness told the gossip site, "swaying and singing along to parts [of the songs.]" Jennifer McDonnell, Dose.ca's managing editor, confirmed the sighting as tweeting on Sunday, "Everyone keeps tweeting that Kristen Stewart is at Coachella w/o Pattinson. Guys, they were holding hands. I know my homeless looking Brits."
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Chaz Bono Comments on Cher's Presence at 23rd GLAAD Media Awards


April 23, 2012 02:47:17 GMT


Chaz Bono was honored with two prizes at the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday, April 21, but his biggest surprise apparently came from his mother Cher. The 65-year-old singer gave a touching speech about her transgender son when she took the stage after congresswoman Mary Bono Mack to present him with Stephen F. Kolzak Award.

In a statement he released afterward to PEOPLE, 43-year-old Chaz said, "It was an amazing night to have my mother and stepmother present me with the award." He added, "From a group I worked for 15 years ago; for 'Becoming Chaz' to be honored as best documentary; and to be so enthusiastically received by my community. I was truly touched on so many levels."
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Video: The Black Keys Pay Tribute to Levon Helm at Coachella

April 23, 2012 02:30:12 GMT


Although lineup of the second weekend on Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival was pretty much the same as that of the first weekend, there were some highlights that couldn't be found on the first weekend. One of them was The Black Keys paying tribute to Levon Helm, who passed away earlier that week.

The band's singer/guitarist Dan Auerbach called The Band's late star "an inspiration." He added, "Tonight, we're gonna play one of his songs," before inviting John Fogerty to join them on stage. They collaborated in delivering "The Weight", a song written by Robbie Robertson and released by The Band in 1968.
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Final 'Dark Knight Rises' Trailer to Be Attached to 'Avengers'

April 23, 2012 02:29:28 GMT


The final trailer for DC's "The Dark Knight Rises" will be attached to another highly anticipated superhero film, Marvel's "The Avengers". A representative for Warner Bros. Pictures has confirmed that third trailer for the Christopher Nolan-directed Batman movie will be debuted ahead of the Earth's Mightiest Heroes film when it opens in the U.S. theaters on May 4.

The news was first broken by Nolan Fans, a website dedicated to director Christopher Nolan, which noticed the placement for the latest "Dark Knight Rises" trailer listed on Warners's exhibitor site. The fansite shared that the trailer will play on 2D and 3D screenings in both conventional and IMAX theaters.
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'Amazing Race' Recap: Mark and Bopper Almost Give Up Bollywood Dance

April 23, 2012 02:29:00 GMT


The remaining five teams on "The Amazing Race" season 20 moved to another continent in the ninth leg. From Tanzania, they took a flight to Cochin, India. Bopper, who hurt his leg before arriving at the pit stop last week, was allowed to continue the race. He and team mate Mark left first, but it's Vanessa and Ralph who arrived first and took the lead.

From Coachin, teams had to take a bus to the Sacred Heart College, Thevera. There, they faced Roadblock which told them to participate in a Bollywood movie dance routine. Rachel B. nailed it on the first try. Vanessa completed the Detour on the third try, Rachel R. and JJ nailed it on the fourth try, but Mark was still struggling to get a thumb up from the lead choreographer.
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LeAnn Rimes Reveals the Jewelries She Got for First Wedding Anniversary

April 23, 2012 01:56:37 GMT


LeAnn Rimes is celebrating her first wedding anniversary to husband Eddie Cibrian with brand new jewelries. Thrilled about the new accessories she received on the special day, the country music crooner made use of her Twitter account on Sunday, April 22 to show her followers photos of the gifts.

The 29-year-old first posted a picture of a giant green gem ring encircled with diamonds. She wrote in its caption, "I have a very thoughtful husband with GREAT taste!!!!" Minutes later, she shared an image of a gold necklace with an angel wings pendant, presumably a gift from Cibrian's sons, Mason and Jake. "Angels gave me a gift," so she gushed, "so pretty! What a great day already!"
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Video: 'The Simpsons' Team Blasts Fox News in Congratulatory Message to FOX

April 23, 2012 01:42:26 GMT


"The Simpsons" team does not put aside their hatred towards Fox News even a bit on FOX's 25th anniversary. The show's creators take a jab at the news channel, which shares a corporate parent with the animated series, in a title card following a re-broadcast of "The Simpsons" first episode, "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire".

"Congratulations FOX on 25 years... We still love you*," so read the congratulatory message attached to the title credits of the encore episode. Adding explanation to the asterisk symbol, it's written below the anniversary greeting, "*This doesn't include Fox News."
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'Think Like a Man' Dethrones 'Hunger Games' on Box Office

April 23, 2012 01:30:29 GMT


"Think Like a Man" successfully opens on the top spot of North American box office, knocking down former defending champion "The Hunger Games". The comedy, which stars Chris Brown and Meagan Good among others, rakes in $33.6 million on its debut weekend.

Sony Pictures president of worldwide distribution Rory Bruer says of the movie, "It worked because it is so damn funny. It doesn't matter whether you are a man or a woman, you are going to have a great time." The film itself receives an "A" CinemaScore, while appeals to 62% audience over the age of 30.
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Justin Bieber Cozying Up to Selena Gomez Look-Alike on 'Boyfriend' Video Shoot


April 23, 2012 01:26:34 GMT


Justin Bieber might not get his real-life girlfriend Selena Gomez to star in his music video, but he found an alternative by tapping a model who looked quite a bit like the "Hit the Lights" singer. He's spotted filming a scene for "Boyfriend" music video with the brunette in downtown Los Angeles over the weekend.

Wearing an all-black ensemble and a pair of gold sneakers, Bieber got up close and personal with the model who rocked a pair of daisy dukes and a two-layer sleeveless top. In other pictures, he's seen sitting behind the wheel of a fancy sport car. "great shoot today. gonna chill the rest of the night. heading to the UK tomorrow," he tweeted.
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Kim Kardashian Takes Kanye West to Dinner With Her Family

April 23, 2012 01:18:42 GMT


Kim Kardashian has added fuel to rumors that linked her romantically to Kanye West. On Saturday, April 21 night, the "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star was spotted enjoying dinner with the "Way Too Cold" rapper and some members of her family at Spice Market restaurant in the Meatpacking District of Manhattan.

The rumored couple were joined by Kim's mother Kris Jenner, sister Khloe Kardashian and brother-in-law Lamar Odom. TMZ reported that the pair used the opportunity to show her family "just how great they are together", adding further that "the meeting went great and the family thinks they make the perfect couple."
 
 
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