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April 24, 2012

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Nude Shot of Madonna Expected to Sell for Over $10K at Auction

April 24, 2012 08:56:50 GMT

A provocative photo of Madonna has been put up on sale. The black-and-white image featuring the Material Girl in the nude with just a strategically placed bed sheet to cover her bottom half will go up for auction at Bonham's in New York City on May 8. Fox News reported that it is expected to bring in over $10,000.

In the nude picture taken by fashion photographer Steven Meisel, the "Girl Gone Wild" singer sports bleach-blonde hair and dark eye make-up. She stares seductively into the camera as she places a lit cigarette into her mouth. The image was actually intended for her controversial 1992 book, "Sex", which contains a series of sexually provocative and explicit images.
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Brand New Action-Packed Trailer for 'G.I. Joe 2' Arrives

April 24, 2012 08:54:42 GMT

Shortly after releasing its preview via Entertainment Tonight, the latest trailer for "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" is premiered via Machinima. Jam-packed with new action scenes, the freshly released video presents a look Zartan who shows off his dangerous power and Joe Colton who help the G.I. Joe team to overcome the danger.

In this sequel to 2009's "G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra", the G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra, but they are also forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence.
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Video: Smokey Robinson Opens 'Dancing with the Stars' Motown Night

April 24, 2012 08:28:23 GMT

It's a Motown night on "Dancing with the Stars" Tuesday night, April 10. Smokey Robinson kicked it off with "Tracks of My Tears" before Martha Reeves took over the stage with "Dancing in the Street". The Motown marathon continued with a performance by The Temptations who played "Get Ready".

The three Motown stars later returned to the stage to provide soundtracks for each pair of the remaining contestants. Gladys Knight and Tristan MacManus danced Rumba to "My Girl" by The Temptations, while Maria Menounos and Derek Hough did Foxtrot to "Jimmy Mack" by Reeves.
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John Cusack and Alice Eve Dazzle at 'The Raven' L.A. Premiere

April 24, 2012 08:26:25 GMT

James McTeigue's anticipated crime thriller "The Raven" has been premiered in Los Angeles on Monday night, April 23. Taking place at the Los Angeles Theatre, the special screening event was attended by lead actor John Cusack and his beautiful co-star Alice Eve.

Cusack looked dapper in an all-black suit for the formal event. At one point, the 45-year-old actor, who plays author Edgar Allan Poe in the thriller, stole the cameramen's attention as he posed with a real raven on the black carpet.
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New 'Bachelorette' Sneak Peek With Emily Maynard Teases a Surprise on First Night

April 24, 2012 07:48:09 GMT

A sneak peek at "The Bachelorette" season 8 starring Emily Maynard has made its way out via ETOnline. The video offers glimpses at Emily's date with some of the guys, and promises plenty of surprises that will keep audience guessing form the very first night.

As seen in the promo video, a mysterious guy will arrive on a helicopter during a cocktail party in the premiere episode, leaving the other suitors speculating if it's Brad Womack or Bentley Williams from "The Bachelorette" season 7. Emily herself is ready to be the center of attention as saying, "It's my turn, I'm The Bachelorette!"
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Deion Sanders' Wife Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges


April 24, 2012 07:28:14 GMT

Deion Sanders' wife has got into trouble for allegedly attacking him. Pilar Sanders was arrested on domestic violence charges in Dallas, Texas on Monday, April 23. According to the Colin County Jail website, she was charged with a Class C misdemeanor for "assault family violence" offense.

News of Pilar's arrest came just hours after Deion took to his Twitter account to reveal that he's filing a police report against her after she jumped him in front of their two sons. "Pray for me and my kids now! They just witnessed their mother and a friend jump me in my room," he first tweeted. "She's going to jail n I'm pressing charges!"
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Preview for Latest 'G.I. Joe 2' Trailer Sees Zartan Stealing President's Identity

April 24, 2012 07:25:43 GMT

"G.I. Joe: Retaliation" has unveiled a preview for its upcoming new trailer. Being debuted via Entertainment Tonight, the sneak-peek video offers glimpses at new scenes, including the one that sees villainous Zartan stealing the identity of the U.S. president by copying his face. Some other new action scenes involving General Joseph Colton and Roadblock are featured in the preview as well.

In "G.I. Joe 2", the Joe team must work together to fight against mercenary Zartan and his accomplices. Having the world leaders under his influence, Zartan launches attack towards innocent populace and has some new heavies on the payroll to keep G.I. Joe at bay.
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First Look at Lana Del Rey's 'Summertime Sadness' Video

April 24, 2012 07:09:30 GMT

It's been only a few days after Lana Del Rey released a music video for her single "Carmen", but the viral singing sensation has already prepared another clip. She's recently caught on camera filming visuals for her other single called "Summertime Sadness".

In a picture courtesy of JustJared, the "Video Games" singer is seen sitting on the front seat of a convertible with her eyes closed. In other images, she's joined on the smokey set by "Hart of Dixie" actress Jaime King who sits behind the wheel.
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'Gossip Girl' 5.22 Preview: Blair Channels Diana to Uncover the Truth

April 24, 2012 06:53:40 GMT

It takes a schemer to catch a schemer, so it's said in a preview for the upcoming episode of "Gossip Girl". Diana Payne seemingly holds a secret about Chuck's maternity as she says to someone over the phone, "Chuck thinks I'm his bloody mother."

Chuck and Nate, meanwhile, are determined to uncover what they think is an explosive secret between Diana and Jack. They agree that they need to hire a professional to dig the truth from the schemer, but Blair, Serena and Lola will offer their support.
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Kim Kardashian Stays Close to Kanye West at Scott Disick's Restaurant Opening


April 24, 2012 06:42:56 GMT

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have yet to confirm their relationship, but their gestures at recent event gave slight hints they are more than just friends. The rumored couple attended the grand opening of Scott Disick's RYU Restaurant in New York City on Monday, April 23 night, and posed close to one another with their hands draping across each other's laps.

Offering more details about the pair's intimacy inside the restaurant was Hollywood Life. The gossip site was informed by an eyewitness that while Kim and Kanye arrived separately, they "sat down at a table - on the booth side - and never left each other's sides." The source added, "They were holding hands the whole time and seemed really comfortable together."
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Ashley Fink on Her 'Glee' Absence: Lauren's Somewhere in That School, but Not Televised

April 24, 2012 06:19:51 GMT

Ashley Fink hints that she won't return to "Glee" until the end of the current season 3. Asked about her character Lauren Zizes who is noticeably missing from the show since she quit New Directions in the third season premiere, the Carter McMahon of "Huge" said, "It is what it is."

"Lauren's somewhere in that school, she's just not on camera or being talked about," the 25-year-old actress went on telling The Insider when met at the weekend premiere of "Struck by Lightning" written by her "Glee" co-star Chris Colfer. "She's involved in activities that aren't televised."
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Ian Somerhalder 'Absolutely Interested' to Play Christian in 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

April 24, 2012 06:18:53 GMT

Ever since it was announced that E.L. James' steamy novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" is set to be brought to the big screen, Ian Somerhalder has emerged as a popular suggestion to tackle the part of Christian Grey. Weighing in on the issue, Ian himself confessed that personally he is "absolutely" interested to play the wealthy entrepreneur.

Speaking to Ryan Seacrest in a radio interview, the Damon Salvatore of "The Vampire Diaries" gushed, "Oh goodness! Potentially. I absolutely would be up for that... Absolutely." He added, "That would be a pretty incredible thing. And hopefully that could pan out, I think. Yes, beyond the shadow of a doubt I think that would be a phenomenal opportunity!"
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Video Premiere: Melanie Fiona's 'Watch Me Work'

April 24, 2012 06:00:33 GMT

Melanie Fiona releases an unusual music video for her latest single "Watch Me Work". While the singer sings the song to the camera, clippings of movie clips featuring female stars kicking ass are flashed on the screen. The movie clips include Demi Moore's "G.I. Jane" and Uma Thurman's "Kill Bill".

At the beginning of the video, Margaret Cho gives a brief speech. She says, "If you are a woman, if you're a person of color, if you are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, if you are a person of size, if you are a person of intelligence, if you are a person of integrity, then you are considered a minority in this world."
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Adam McKay Promises 'Anchorman 2' Will Involve 'Big Blast of Change'

April 24, 2012 05:45:10 GMT

Plot details of "Anchorman 2" are still scarce for now, but director/screenwriter Adam McKay has promised that the upcoming sequel will offer some fresh ideas, including "a big blast of change." In a recent interview with Empire magazine, McKay revealed that the second Ron Burgundy movie will involve the Action News Team's efforts to adapt with trend change.

"We know these guys never deal well with change," said McKay. "And the good thing is that there's a big blast of change coming, according to the regular timeline. We're going to be throwing a lot of innovation at them, and they're not going to handle it well."
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Susan Sarandon Believes She's Under Government Surveillance

April 24, 2012 04:59:55 GMT

Susan Sarandon has gone candid about the possibility of her being watched by U.S. government. The Sylvia Moore of "Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps" made the claim that the government's been tapping her phone this past Sunday, April 22 at a Tribeca Film Festival event in New York.

When asked by an audience member about being spied upon during a Q&A session with documentary filmmaker Michael Moore, the 65-year-old replied, "I've gotten my [FBI] file twice. I know my phone was tapped." She added as quoted by the Los Angeles Times, "If they're not surveilling you, then everyone else has cameras on phones."
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Video: Tony Lucca Responds to Christina's Diss on 'The Voice', Survives Instant Elimination

April 24, 2012 04:27:50 GMT

Tony Lucca wasn't shy to embrace his "Mouse House Club" roots on "The Voice" second live quarter-final performances show after being dissed by fellow former Mouseketeer Christina Aguilera. He sang Britney Spears' "...Baby One More Time" in response to her comment that he was "one-dimensional" and possibly using his tie with another ex-Mouseketeer Justin Timberlake to create a popularity contest.

X-tina, not showing any sign of being mad with Tony's fun way to address her criticism, said, "Let's get Britney Spears out here on the stage and let's do a real Mickey Mouse Club reunion. And get Justin, too." Blake Shelton also liked the Adam Levine protege's cover of the pop song as saying, "That pisses me off because that was really smart."
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Sinead O'Connor Apologizes for Canceling Tour Due to Illness

April 24, 2012 04:16:59 GMT

Sinead O'Connor was forced to call off her upcoming tour which was supposed to kick off on April 21. The "Nothing Compares 2 U" hitmaker said, "With enormous regret I must announce that I have to cancel all touring for the year as am very unwell due to bi polar disorder."

Offering further explanation, she added, "As you all know I had a very serious breakdown between December and March and I had been advised by my doctor not to go on tour but didn't want to 'fail' or let anyone down as the tour was already booked to coincide with album release."
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Emotional Jennifer Hudson Takes Stand at Family Murder Trial as First Witness

April 24, 2012 04:05:04 GMT

The murder trial of William Balfour, who is accused of killing Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and nephew, has begun on Monday, April 23, and the singer/actress was surprisingly the first witness called to testify. The "American Idol" alum took to the stand after the opening statements from a prosecutor and defense attorney for her former brother-in-law.

While she didn't speak of the shootings themselves, the "Think Like a Man" crooner revealed that she had repeatedly told her sister Julia not to marry Balfour. Wearing a simple all-black dress and little makeup, she said with a trembling voice, "I told her over and over again to not marry him. We did not like how he treated her."
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Jimmy Fallon Gets Paul McCartney and Justin Timberlake for New Comedy Album


April 24, 2012 03:41:54 GMT

Details of Jimmy Fallon's upcoming comedy album have been revealed. The new CD is set to feature "a mind-blowing roster of guest stars including Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Justin Timberlake, Eddie Vedder and more."

The upcoming effort is confirmed to be filled with new original music as well as viral favorites from Fallon's TV show "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon". It is titled "Blow Your Pants Off" and is planned to be released in the United States on June 12.
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John Cusack's 'The Raven' Unveils New Creepy Clip

April 24, 2012 03:31:30 GMT

John Cusack's anticipated thriller "The Raven" has unleashed another creepy snippet. Being titled "Dear God", the sneak peek highlights a goosebumping scene where a group of cops break into a mansion after hearing a woman's continuous scream. When they enter a room where the voice comes from, the group are left shocked as they discover a blood-soaked hand hanging on the chimney.

Cusack plays notable author Edgar Allan Poe in "The Raven". Along with his partner Emmet Field (Luke Evans), Poe is engaged in a deadly cat-and-mouse game with a sadistic serial killer. Their journey starts when a mother and daughter are found brutally slaughtered in 19th century Baltimore. Fields discovers that the crime resembles a fictional murder described in gory details in the local newspaper-part of a collection of stories written by Poe.
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Gotye Explains 'Dinky' Comment About 'Glee' Cover

April 24, 2012 02:57:31 GMT

Gotye clarifies his negative comment about "Glee" cover of "Somebody That I Used to Know". The Belgian-Australian singer previously slammed the show for making his song sound "dinky and wrong," but then he cleared it up by insisting that the "dinky" remark he made was not just meant for the cover version but for the original song as well.

"The nature of using reverb and space in a recording can change your perception of how a sound appeals to you," he explained at a private concert for Los Angeles alt-rock station 98.7 held at Hollywood's Sayers Club on Monday, April 23. "This xylophone hook in my song -- it's kind of dinky not just in the cover version but the original song."
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'Dancing with the Stars' Recap: Katherine Jenkins Wins in Motown Marathon

April 24, 2012 02:55:32 GMT

"Dancing with the Stars" celebrated the glorious moment of Motown music on Monday, April 23. The remaining 8 couples danced to songs from the era with the likes of Smokey Robinson and The Temptations lining up to sing that night.

Coming up first to dance was Gladys Knight with her pro dancer partner Tristan MacManus who danced the rumba. Len Goodman said she's the most charismatic dancer and he would vote for her if he were at home. Carrie Ann Inaba added, "If any night is going to belong to anyone, tonight is going to belong to you." The soul musician earned 21 points.
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Jennifer Lawrence May Play Journalist Jeannette Walls in 'The Glass Castle'

April 24, 2012 02:51:11 GMT

Jennifer Lawrence is close to secure a prestigious role in another book adaptation film. After recently landing key roles in "The Hunger Games" and "Serena", Lawrence is now in talks to star in "The Glass Castle" which is based on a memoir by journalist Jeannette Walls.

According to Deadline, the "Winter's Bone" actress is expected to star as Walls in the upcoming film. The movie itself is based on the former MSNBC gossip columnist's bestselling and critically acclaimed book "The Glass Castle: A Memoir", which rights have just been acquired by Lionsgate Films.
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Giuliana Rancic Jokes About Suggestions for Baby Name


April 24, 2012 02:50:59 GMT

Giuliana Rancic is not hiding her excitement over her baby news. After sharing to the public that she and husband Bill Rancic are expecting their first child via a gestational carrier, the 37-year-old TV personality joked on Twitter about what name she doesn't expect people suggest to her for her baby's name.

On Monday, April 23, a tweet is posted on E! News' account, and it read, "We want to know what you think @GiulianaRancic should name her baby (boy or girl). Use #BabyG to make suggestions." As her response, the entertainment news program's anchor retweeted the post and simply added a piece of her mind, "#NotBilliana:)"
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2012 Los Angeles Film Festival Announces Gala Screenings Lineup

April 24, 2012 02:12:43 GMT

The first three movies for the 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival Gala Screenings have been announced. On Monday, April 23, the festival's organizers confirmed that Lorene Scafaria's "Seeking a Friend for the End of the World", Benh Zeitlin's "Beasts of the Southern Wild", and Ava DuVernay's "Middle of Nowhere" are all set to be screened during the gala.

Of the three chosen movies, LAFF Director Stephanie Allain said, "We're proud to shine the spotlight on unique films that embody the spirit of independence." She added, "These movies, though vastly different, all explore the importance of human connection in a rapidly changing world. Entertaining emotional and thought provoking, there;s something for everyone - and more to come."
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Megan Fox Expecting a Baby With Brian Austin Green

April 24, 2012 02:03:34 GMT

A baby is likely to be on the way for Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green. Words that the former "Transformers" beauty and her actor husband are expecting their first child together have actually flown around since late March, but it wasn't until recently that a source confirmed the rumors to E! News.

The latest pregnancy claim came out after 25-year-old Fox recently revealed how many children she would like to have. In an interview for the April issue of Cosmopolitan, the actress who will make an appearance in "The Dictator" admitted, "I want at least two, probably three kids. I've always been maternal."
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Ryan Seacrest Signs On to Host 'American Idol' for Two More Years

April 24, 2012 01:59:45 GMT

Ryan Seacrest is staying on "American Idol" for at least two more years. FOX announced on Monday, April 23 that the radio personality has inked a new deal, reportedly worth $15 million a year, to continue his hosting gig on the reality singing competition.

"Ryan has been with AMERICAN IDOL from the very first day. I can't imagine the show without him," the show's creator and executive producer Simon Fuller stated in a press release. "He is the consummate host and an exemplary professional. Having Ryan continue to be a part of the AMERICAN IDOL family is great news for everyone."
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CMT Music Awards Nominees: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Taylor Swift and More

April 24, 2012 01:32:23 GMT

Women dominate this year's nomination list for CMT Music Awards.Carrie Underwood gets the most nod by grabbing five noms, Miranda Lambert trails behind her with four, while Taylor Swift, along with The Civil Wars, Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Blake Shelton and Thompson Square, follows with three.

Underwood lands a double nod in the long list of Video of the Year, thanks to her music video for new single "Good Girl" and her duet with Brad Paisley in "Remind Me". The former clip additionally helps her become a contender for Female Video of the Year, and the latter leads her to join the list of Collaborative Video of the Year.
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Jessica Chastain Could Play Sexy Scientist in 'Iron Man 3'

April 24, 2012 01:32:02 GMT

"Iron Man 3" keeps on courting more actors to round up its cast ensemble. After it was announced that Ben Kingsley and Guy Pearce are in talks to take the villainous roles, it is now reported that Jessica Chastain is also in the mix to star opposite Robert Downey Jr. in the third armored hero movie.

It was Deadline which broke the news that Chastain is in talks to play "a sexy scientist every bit as smart as Tony Stark." This is, however, not the first time the "Take Shelter" actress is mentioned to star in the next "Iron Man" film. She was previously offered the same role, but the deal had never been closed due to the actress' tight schedule for other projects.
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'Liz and Dick' Executive Producer: Lindsay Lohan Is Perfect for Elizabeth Taylor Role


April 24, 2012 01:29:57 GMT

The deal is officially sealed for Lindsay Lohan to star in Lifetime's movie "Liz & Dick". As it was long speculated, the 25-year-old actress will portray Elizabeth Taylor in the biopic which focuses on the late movie icon's romance with Richard Burton.

"We are thrilled Lindsay will portray beloved Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor," said Rob Sharenow, Executive Vice President, Programming, of Lifetime Networks, in a statement. "She is one of the rare actresses who possesses the talent, beauty and intrigue to capture the spirit of such a provocative icon."
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Pics: Katy Perry Snapped Kissing and Hugging Robert Ackroyd at Coachella


April 24, 2012 01:17:16 GMT

Katy Perry has found a new man in her life, and she's not afraid of flaunting her affection to him in public. The "Part of Me" hitmaker was caught on camera on Sunday, April 22 passionately kissing Florence and the Machine's guitarist Robert Ackroyd while at 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

The estranged wife of Russell Brand donned purple high-waisted shorts and a matching sheer blouse for the summer festival, while her male companion sported casual look with a white T-shirt and jeans. Looking carefree, the twosome were all smiles as they hugged, kissed and swayed to music in the crowd.
 
 
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