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April 28, 2012

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Sneak Peek: Darren Criss and Fergie Team Up for Religious Duet on 'Cleveland Show'

April 28, 2012 06:20:29 GMT


Darren Criss is no stranger to showing off his vocal chord on TV through his "Glee" role, but Sunday, April 29 will mark the first time he lends his voice on "The Cleveland Show". Guest voicing self-proclaimed "churchaholic" Hunter, he slams today's youths who prefer pop culture and technology to God and Holy Bible.

His message does not stop there since Criss' Hunter sings a song about using hands to text and tweet their way to get closer to Jesus. Join him in the middle of the performance is Vanessa, who is voiced by Stacy Ferguson aka Fergie.
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Elise Testone Hopes to Work With Stevie Nicks and Brian May


April 28, 2012 05:55:42 GMT


Elise Testone sets the bar high when it comes to listing her dream duet. In an interview with MTV recently, the latest outcast on "American Idol" reveals her wish to work with Stevie Nicks and Brian May when she hits studio to record her debut album.

Talking about the possibility of collaborating with Stevie, Elise admits she hasn't talked to the Fleetwood Mac star even though she has revealed her desire to hire Elise if she ever needed a singer. "No, no, but hopefully there will be," she says with a smile.
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Audio Stream: 'Glee' Covers Kelly Clarkson and Florence and the Machine

April 28, 2012 05:27:58 GMT


"Glee" songs from its upcoming "Choke" episode have hit the web early. Lea Michele covers Kelly Clarkson's "Cry", Naya Rivera, Jenna Ushkowitz and Amber Riley sing Florence and the Machine's "Shake It Out", while Mark Salling rocks Alice Cooper's "School's Out".

Songs from classic musicals like "Chicago" and "My Fair Lady" as well as jukebox musical "The Boy From Oz" are played by the cast as well. Chris Colfer does "Not the Boy Next Door", the New Directions boys take on "The Rain in Spain", while the Trouble Tones play their own version of "Cell Block Tango".
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Details of Gerard Butler's Cozy Night Out With Mystery Brunette


April 28, 2012 05:25:53 GMT


Gerard Butler is living up to his ladies man reputation. A month after rumors of his affair with a married model emerged, the Milo Boyd of "The Bounty Hunter" star was alleged to have got cozy with a mystery brunette at a Hollywood hotspot. Details of the night out are slowly unraveled by the media.

According to E! Online, the 42-year-old actor hit the Agency night club at around 1 A.M. on Tuesday, April 24. Accompanied by two male friends, he made his way in through the back VIP entrance. Once inside, he was joined by the woman at a private table tucked in the back of the venue. One source said, "They were attached at the hip and had their attention on one another all night."
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New 'Dallas' Promo Shares What's Inside the Characters' Head

April 28, 2012 05:24:55 GMT


TNT has released a new promo for its upcoming series "Dallas" which will premiere this summer. Sharing a longer look at the drama show, it opens with footage of the Ewing clan sitting together for a meal while having different thoughts.

"Southfork was meant to be mine from beginning," J.R. says inside his head. John Ross Ewing III tells himself, "I've spent my whole life trying not to be his son," as Bobby wishes that his adopted son Christopher and his nephew do not get into the family's feuds.
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Peter Jackson Reacts to Negative Reviews Over 'The Hobbit' 48 FPS Footage


April 28, 2012 05:21:36 GMT


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Director Peter Jackson has sparked frenzy among movie reviewers soon after he introduced a 48 frame per second footage of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" on the first of day of the 2012 CinemaCon in Las Vegas. While many critics granted negative comments on the footage, Jackson defended the new technology used in it by promising that it will bring new experience to moviegoers.

Responding to the criticisms, Jackson said in a statement, "Nobody is going to stop. This technology is going to keep evolving." He added, "At first it's unusual because you've never seen a movie like this before. It's literally a new experience, but you know, that doesn't last the entire experience of the film; not by any stretch, after 10 minutes or so."
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Usher to Perform on 'Saturday Night Live'

April 28, 2012 05:01:03 GMT


Hot on heels of his new single release, Usher is confirmed as a musical guest on "Saturday Night Live". The R&B singer is going to perform on the variety show for a third time on May 12 in an episode hosted by former "SNL" member Will Ferrell.

Usher recently unleashed a club banger called "Scream" from his upcoming studio album "Looking for Myself". The singer, who has recorded new songs with Justin Bieber, is going to release the new CD in the United States on June 12.
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The Wanted Describe Christina Aguilera as a 'Total B***h'


April 28, 2012 04:46:33 GMT


The Wanted apparently are no fan of Christina Aguilera, especially after their appearance on "The Voice". In a recent interview with 92.3 Now radio station in New York, three out of five members of the British boyband shared their thought on the "Not Myself Tonight" singer, and they have no good thing to say about the pop star.

During the chat, Max George was asked why he didn't give a little hug and a kiss to Aguilera like what he did to Jennifer Lopez on "American Idol". The 23-year-old responded by saying, "She's was bit scary, to be honest." Backing up his bandmate's remark was Tom Parker, who blurted out, "She's a total b***h."
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Video Premiere: John Mayer's 'Shadow Days'

April 28, 2012 04:39:11 GMT


John Mayer hits the road in a music video for his newest single "Shadow Days". The "Your Body Is a Wonderland" hitmaker is followed by camera as he makes a stop at a diner and music store among other places during the road trip. He's also seen enjoying a sunset at the Grand Canyon.

"Shadow Days" is the first offering from Mayer's new album "Born and Raised", which is due in the United States on May 22. He was supposed to embark on a tour starting April 9 to support the upcoming effort, but was forced to scrap it due to his persistent throat condition.
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'Supernatural' 7.21 Preview: Castiel Is Awake and Gets Slapped

April 28, 2012 04:32:27 GMT


Castiel (Misha Collins) is back in the next episode of "Supernatural" after being left in the psychiatric ward in "The Born-Again Identity". Meg calls Dean and Sam that the former angel wakes up from his comatose and is talking, but soon he has to face an angry lady who gives him a slap in the face.

Meanwhile, Sam and Dean are looking after a teenager named Kevin, who turns into a reluctant prophet after getting hit by a bolt of lightening. The Winchester brothers believe Kevin holds the key to defeating the Leviathans but must fight off two Archangels who want him for their own purposes.
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New Orleans Jazz Festival on Day 1: The Beach Boys, Bon Iver and Many More

April 28, 2012 04:01:19 GMT


The 2012 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival was officially opened on Friday, April 27. The likes of The Beach Boys, Bon Iver and Tom Petty took the stages scattered at the Fair Grounds Race Course to cater hundreds of revelers with a lot of good music.

The newly reunited Beach Boys kicked off their set after an intro by actor John Stamos. They delighted the concertgoers with songs from their extensive catalog including "Surfer Girl", "Little Deuce Coup", "Do It Again", "409", "Shut Down" and "I Get Around".
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Rep: Lindsay Lohan Will Be at White House Dinner Despite Missing Flight

April 28, 2012 03:58:24 GMT


Despite missing her flight from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. Friday, April 27 afternoon, Lindsay Lohan is still expected to come to the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday. TMZ claimed that the 25-year-old starlet will catch a later flight, as her representative Steve Honig assured Mail Online, "She will be at the dinner."

When asked about the reason behind Lohan's no show at the LAX airport, Honig replied, "I don't know and who really cares?" The spokeman further stated that the actress, who has been set to portray Elizabeth Taylor in Lifetime's "Liz & Dick", will be attending with her lawyer Shawn Holley, and added that "she will not be giving a speech."
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David James Kelly to Rewrite 'Daredevil' Reboot, David Koepp Up for 'Snow White' Sequel

April 28, 2012 03:48:56 GMT


Two upcoming big movies are fast-tracking their productions by hiring screenwriters to pen each of their script. The first film is the untitled Daredevil project, which was recently deemed to be dead by its director David Slade.

Deadline reported that 20th Century Fox has tapped David James Kelly to rewrite the "Daredevil" reboot. Words are, the plot is based on Frank Miller/David Mazzucchelli's acclaimed "Born Again", where The Kingpin uncovers Daredevil's secret identity, and uses it to turn blind lawyer Matt Murdoch's life upside down.
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Akon: Jessica Sanchez Is Overqualified for 'American Idol'


April 28, 2012 03:38:03 GMT


Akon thinks Jessica Sanchez's singing skill is beyond the standard of "American Idol". Having shown his interest to sign the 16-year-old contestant when he served as a guest mentor on the reality series, the R&B artist told E! News at the Billboard Latin Music Awards in Miami, "She's beyond the talent that's supposed to be there."

"I think she's overqualified, I really do," he went on gushing. "And she's only 16. Like, I've been around a lot of superstars. I haven't seen anyone at that age sing like that." Declaring Jessica as his favorite on "Idol" season 11 by far, the "Right Now (Na Na Na)" hitmaker said, "I know I shouldn't be saying this, but I kind of want her to get voted off so I can sign her."
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'American Idol' to Have Carrie Underwood and Coldplay on British-Themed Night

April 28, 2012 03:02:00 GMT


Carrie Underwood is set make merry the next "American Idol" result show. She's going to return to the singing competition, which helped launch her singing career, on May 3 when Coldplay are scheduled to perform as well.

A night prior, the five remaining contestants, Hollie Cavanagh, Skylar Laine, Joshua Ledet, Phillip Phillips and Jessica Sanchez will be back for another round of performance show. They are required to cover British music.
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Kevin Feige Claims 'Iron Man' Franchise Could Go On Without Robert Downey Jr.


April 28, 2012 02:52:50 GMT


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Though "Iron Man" movies are strongly affiliated to Robert Downey Jr., Marvel Studios claims that the series could still continue even if the lead actor decides to bow out of the franchise someday. Kevin Feige, Marvel's President of Production, told Badass Digest that it is possible the armored hero film series would be like James Bond's.

"I think Bond is a good example," stated the film producer. He explained, "Let's put it this way: I hope Downey makes a lot of movies for us as Stark. If and when he doesn't, and I'm still here making these movies, we don't take him to Afghanistan and have him wounded again. I think we James Bond it."
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Mariah Carey Calls Wedding Vow Renewal in Paris Amazing

April 28, 2012 02:40:30 GMT


Almost four years after they tied the knot in the Bahamas, Mariah Carey and her husband Nick Cannon flew to Paris by private jet to renew their wedding vows. The ceremony took place atop the Eiffel Tower on Friday, April 27 night, and the "We Belong Together" hitmaker has made use of her Twitter to share her thought.

"Tonight was an incredible night, I can't express how amazing it was to renew our vows in Paris at the top of the Eiffel tower," so the 42-year-old singer first tweeted about the happy occasion. She was quick to add another tweet that read, "Thank you so much to all the fans who came out as always and showed their love and support. I love you!"
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'Desperate Housewives' Stars Have Emotional Farewell on Last Day of Filming


April 28, 2012 02:39:33 GMT


It's a wrap for "Desperate Housewives" shooting on Thursday, April 26. After eight years of working together, the cast and crew of the ABC primetime soap have bid goodbye to one another on the set and taken to Twitter to share the emotional moment.

"Today is the day, the end has finally arrived... I will be crying all day! #LastDayOnSet," Eva Longoria tweeted during the last day of shooting. She additionally posted several pictures from the set, one of which sees her bursting into tears as she hugged co-star Marcia Cross. In a tag of the picture, she wrote, "Me and the beautiful Marcia Cross! Crying our eyes out!"
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Ted Nugent Fires Back at Fort Knox for Canceling His Concert at the Army Base


April 28, 2012 02:13:20 GMT


The Secret Service might have closed the case about Ted Nugent's comment on President Obama, but people at Fort Knox apparently had different opinion. The leaders at the U.S. army post called off the 63-year-old musician's scheduled concert following the remarks, causing him to get angry and fire back at the army base.

"To think that there's a bureaucrat in the United States Army that would consider the use or abuse of First Amendment rights in determining who is going to perform at an Army base is an insult," he told the Associated Press, "And defiles the sacrifices of those heroes who fought for the U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights."
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Kristen Stewart Lands 'Edgy and Sexy' Role in Gritty Action Film 'Cali'

April 28, 2012 02:07:28 GMT


After playing a sword-wielding princess in "Snow White and the Huntsman", Kristen Stewart will next be seen starring in another action film called "Cali". Variety broke the news that the "Twilight Saga" actress is set to topline the gritty indie movie, which is written by "30 Minutes or Less" scribe Michael Diliberti.

In addition to starring in it, Stewart will also serve as a producer. She will join Diliberti, Craig J. Flores and Zev Foreman in her first producing stint. Of what kind of character Stewart will portray, Flores said, "Kristen is a talented and dynamic actor, with a proven box office draw. Her role in 'Cali' will be edgy and sexy. It will no doubt push the envelope on the public's view of Kristen's wide-ranging abilities."
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Patrick Dempsey Pulls Teen Driver Out of Overturned Car

April 28, 2012 01:58:16 GMT


Patrick Dempsey has reportedly performed a heroic act in real life this week. TMZ has just brought up the report that the Dr. McDreamy came to the rescue of a teenage driver on Tuesday, April 24 evening after the boy lost control of his car and crashed it into the front yard of the actor's Malibu home.

Before crashing outside Dempsey's pad at around 5 P.M., the Mustang driven by the unnamed victim reportedly flipped several times. While TMZ claimed that the "Grey's Anatomy" star rushed to the totaled car with crowbar in hand, Us Weekly reported that he had a first aid kit and fire extinguisher with him.
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Ryan Seacrest Renews NBCUniversal Contract, Joins 'Today' as Special Correspondent

April 28, 2012 01:36:25 GMT


Just days after renewing his contract with "American Idol", Ryan Seacrest has finalized his deal with NBCUniversal. The new two-year deal extends his current on-air presence with E! onto NBC, spanning news, entertainment and sports programming.

As part of the deal, Seacrest will serve as a special correspondent for "Today" and contribute to NBC's primetime coverage of the Olympics, beginning with the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. He will continue serving as Managing Editor of "E! News" and host of E!'s Live from the Red Carpet, but scale back his daily presence on the entertainment newsmagazine program.
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Judd Apatow's New Adult Comedy 'This Is 40' Debuts First Trailer

April 28, 2012 01:33:11 GMT


Judd Apatow's new comedy film "This Is 40" gets its very first trailer available for viewing pleasure. It focuses on Paul Rudd's Pete and his wife Leslie Mann's Debbie, who is obsessed to look younger and always lies about her age. Debbie decides that she and Pete need to make some changes in their middle-age marriage life. The trailer additionally features quick appearance from Melissa McCarthy and Jason Segel.

From the director of "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and "Funny People", "This Is 40" is an original comedy that expands upon the story of Pete and Debbie from the 2007 blockbuster hit "Knocked Up". The movie highlights how the twosome deal with their lives as they get older.
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Jennifer Love Hewitt Feels Like 'Total Fool' After Adam Levine Calls Her 'Aggressive'


April 28, 2012 01:19:52 GMT


Jennifer Love Hewitt might be thinking twice before publicly revealing on whom she has a crush from now on. After Adam Levine calls her crush confession "aggressive" during his recent appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show", the Riley Parks of "The Client List" sent out a tweet about her embarrassment.

"The moment when you make a comment about something or someone and the world makes you feel like a total fool.#keepcrushesquiet," the 33-year-old actress first tweeted. She followed it up with another one that read, "Thank you to @adamlevine for being so gracious on Ellen about my crush heard round the world. I've learned a lesson.#Sssh"
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Justin Bieber Reveals Two Official Cover Arts for 'Believe'

April 28, 2012 01:09:51 GMT


Justin Bieber has revealed not just one, but two pictures, that will be featured on the front page of his upcoming studio album "Believe". One was made for its standard edition, and the other was created for its deluxe bundle.

Both images feature a similar close-up snapshot at Bieber staring off camera. The difference is the artwork for the standard package has a dominant black-and-white tone, while the one for the deluxe edition has more splash of colors.
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'Zoey 101' Actor Caught in Possession of Marijuana With Minor Girl


April 27, 2012 19:15:38 GMT


Matthew Underwood of Nickelodeon fame was arrested for pot possession on Friday, April 27 morning in Port St. Lucie, Florida. The Logan Reese of "Zoey 101" was also caught with a minor girl in the bedroom where he was raided.

Police reportedly arrived on the scene and discovered the 22-year-old actor in possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and paraphernalia. Since he was caught in the bedroom at his home with a 17-year-old girl, he is also charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
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Snooki on Jessica Simpson: 'I Would Die If I Were Her Size'


April 27, 2012 18:46:24 GMT


Snooki slams fellow pregnant woman Jessica Simpson for her weight gain. The "Jersey Shore" star, who is expecting her first child with fiance Jionni LaValle, thought that she would show in the next few weeks but she is cautious not to have a baby bump as big as Simpson's.

At the MTV Upfronts in NYC Thursday, April 26, Snooki revealed that she has not slipped into maternity clothes yet, telling Us Weekly, "I'm so skinny that I can wear larges or extra larges. I only just bumped up to a medium. I'm five months and you can't really see anything. It's gonna pop up in like a week." Then she commented on Simpson who is due to give birth any day now, "I would die if I were her size."
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Lady GaGa's Concert Deemed 'Pornographic' in South Korea

April 27, 2012 18:28:50 GMT


Lady GaGa's concert in South Korea on Friday, April 27 was met with protests from Christian groups. These people gathered outside the Olympic Stadium in Seoul just before GaGa was due to take the stage, urging the pop star to cancel the concert because it's "pornographic" and promotes homosexuality.

Rev. Yoon Jung-hoon representing Civilians Network said, "Some people can accept this as another culture but its impact is huge beyond art and debases religions. Even adults can't see her performance which is too homosexual and pornographic." He would attend the concert to monitor the performance.
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Chris Brown Denies Breeding Dogs for Profit

April 27, 2012 18:05:07 GMT


Chris Brown was reported breeding and selling puppies for profit, prompting animal rights activists to voice their protests. But Brown's representative denied that it was a business, saying the singer sold the seven pitbull pups so that they can find good homes.

Brown's mother/manager Joyce Hawkins posted a link on her Twitter on Monday, April 23 of CB Breeds. On the website, Brown's photos holding newborn puppies were featured along with the offer to buy them for $1,000 a pup. "CHRIS BROWN PUPPIES FOR SALE," Hawkins tweeted.
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Video: Demi Lovato Mobbed by Fans on Stage

April 27, 2012 17:27:21 GMT


Demi Lovato had to escape the stage for a minute when a number of fans came pouring in to her direction. The singer-actress miscounted her devotees' eagerness to see their idol by inviting the audience at her Paraguay concert to come closer to the stage.

From the edge of the stage, Lovato pointed to some of her fans to come on up but then the crowd got wilder as they all move forward. The 19-year-old singer had to calm them down, shouting "You guys gotta be safe though."
 
 
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