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May 10, 2012

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Sean Bean Arrested for Sending Ex-Wife Abusive Texts

May 10, 2012 16:48:47 GMT


For reportedly sending his ex-wife abusive texts and calls, Sean Bean was arrested in London on Wednesday, May 9. The "Game of Thrones" star was taken to police station and questioned on suspicion that he harassed Georgina Sutcliffe, his fourth wife whom he divorced in December 2010.

Reps for Bean have not given their comment yet but a Scotland Yard spokesman confirmed the arrest. "A 53-year-old man attended a central London police station by appointment yesterday, where he was arrested on suspicion of harassment and bailed until a later date," the spokesman told People.
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Russell Brand Signed to Host 2012 MTV Movie Awards

May 10, 2012 16:18:43 GMT


Russell Brand hops from MTV Video Music Awards to MTV Movie Awards. The British comedian, who launched his career in the U.S. by hosting 2008 and 2009's MTV VMAs, has been selected to host this year's MMAs because he "has that rock 'n' roll aesthetic".

In the Thursday, May 10 press release, Brand said, "This MTV Movie Awards will be more impressive than 'The Avengers,' and you won't have to wait an hour for someone to Hulk out." He will work once again with executive producer Jesse Ignjatovic who produced the VMAs. Ignjatovic said, "He brings the funny but he also has that rock 'n' roll aesthetic."
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'Saturday Night Live' Promo: Will Ferrell Promises a Fashionable Return

May 10, 2012 09:14:55 GMT


Tapped as a host for the upcoming episode of "Saturday Night Live", Will Ferrell has promoted the show in a new video. Appearing alongside Jason Sudeikis, the funnyman teases about his very fashionable return to the show, but the "Horrible Bosses" actor refuses to discuss the matter.

In another sketch, the twosome laugh wildly after the Detective Allen Gamble of "The Other Guys" admits he has a short-term memory. They additionally engage in "stuck race" and talk about the thrill of live television.
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Johnny Depp Laughs Off Sign Language Blunder in Paul McCartney's Video

May 10, 2012 09:09:18 GMT


Johnny Depp has broken his silence on the report that he made a wrong sign language when appearing in Paul McCartney's "My Valentine" music video. Admitting that he learned the language in a short period of time, he jokingly blamed his tutor for the error.

"I had to learn this sign language thing which is... all kind of different," the 48-year-old actor opened up to WENN. "Apparently instead of signing 'love,' I might've signed 'murder'. But I was only copying what the guy showed me so track him down!"
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James Franco Aims Gun at Vanessa Hudgens' Head in New 'Spring Breakers' Photo

May 10, 2012 08:55:41 GMT


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"Spring Breakers" has just revealed a set of new stills. Among those freshly released images, there is one that shows James Franco being sandwiched by scantily-clad Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Benson. Vanessa is pictured smoking a cigarette while Franco aims handguns at the head of both girls.

There are other pictures that feature Hudgens, Benson, Selena Gomez and Rachel Korine flaunting their hot bodies in skimpy bikinis. In one image, the four girls get busted by a cop while still rocking their two-piece clothing. The other still sees Korine flipping the bird while lying on the floor in green bikini.
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Sacha Baron Cohen's Cellphone Gets Hacked, Racy Photos Leak

May 10, 2012 08:42:09 GMT


Sacha Baron Cohen has fallen victim to phone hacking, joining the likes of Vanessa Hudgens, Paris Hilton and Scarlett Johansson. Some pictures which are believed to be taken from the hacked cellphone leak, showing the leading actor of "The Dictator" in compromising positions.

According to Radar Online, the racy images were taken at a Bunga Bunga room party in 2008. The husband of actress Isla Fisher is seen in the photos channeling his alter ego General Aladeen complete with his thick beard. He is surrounded by some scantily-clad females and poses with a boxer-clad male tied to the bed.
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Audio: Justin Bieber's 'Boyfriend' Remix Feat. Ying Yang Twins

May 10, 2012 08:25:20 GMT


Justin Bieber has teamed up with Ying Yang Twins in a remix to his latest single "Boyfriend". The duo consisting of Kaine and D-Roc spit the verses in the beginning and after the chorus of the R&B and hip-hop influenced track, replacing the teen singer who raps in the original version.

"Boyfriend" is the first single from Bieber's upcoming third studio album "Believe", which is going to be made available for purchase on June 19. The song debuted at number two on Billboard Hot 100 after it was released last March.
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Blink-182 Cancel May Tour Dates Due to Travis Barker's Health Issue

May 10, 2012 08:23:14 GMT


Blink-182 have scrapped a number of scheduled performances for their North American tour due to the health issue of their drummer Travis Barker. On Tuesday, May 9, the rock band announced the cancellation of all their May 2012 tour dates since Barker required "an urgent tonsillectomy with a recovery period."

Among the canceled performances was Blink's headlining appearance at Asbury Park's Bamboozle Festival. The vacant spot left by the Mark Hoppus-fronted band is now filled by My Chemical Romance, who are set to perform on May 19 before the Foo Fighters take on Bamboozle's main stage.
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Ellen DeGeneres, Lady GaGa, Jane Lynch Rejoice Over Obama's Gay Marriage Support

May 10, 2012 07:59:10 GMT


A number of celebrities took to Twitter to share their joy upon learning that President Barack Obama confirmed his plan to legalize same-sex marriage. Ellen DeGeneres, Lady GaGa, Jane Lynch and Neil Patrick Harris, along with other LGBT supporters, thanked the commander-in-chief for supporting the gay community.

"The Ellen DeGeneres Show" host wrote, "Thank you President @BarackObama for your beautiful and brave words. I'm overwhelmed." The Mother Monster tweeted, "Obama, congratulations on being the first sitting President to support marriage equality. Feels like the future, and not the past. #NoFear."
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Sacha Baron Cohen and Kurt Russell Bail Out of 'Django Unchained'

May 10, 2012 07:31:48 GMT


Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" loses not just one but two more actors from its starry cast ensemble. After Kevin Costner and Joseph Gordon-Levitt decided to exit the spaghetti western movie, it is now reported that Sacha Baron Cohen and Kurt Russell also bow out of the prestigious project.

Baron Cohen announced his departure in a recent radio interview with Howard Stern. He said, "That was going to be a cameo, but I had to drop out because of ['The Dictator'] press tour." The British funnyman was originally expected to star as Scotty Harmony, "a gambler who buys Django's wife as a female companion."
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'General Hospital' Gets 23 Nominations at 2012 Daytime Emmys

May 10, 2012 07:16:55 GMT


The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the nominees for the 39th annual Daytime Emmy Awards, unveiling the domination of "General Hospital". The ABC soap opera leads the pack with 23 noms, including the coveted Outstanding Drama Series.

In the category, the third longest running drama in television will fight against "Days of Our Lives", "The Young and the Restless" and "All My Children", which was canceled by ABC last year. Meanwhile, "The Bold and the Beautiful" which won the title for three years in a row, is not included in the race this year.
News > Celebrity Gossip

'DWTS' Contestant William Levy Tried to Seduce Aspiring Actress to Do Sex Tape


May 10, 2012 06:56:35 GMT


While "Dancing with the Stars" is getting closer to its finale, one of its finalists William Levy is hit with an unpleasant rumor. Words run rampant that the Latin heartthrob recently hooked up with aspiring actress Grace Roubidoux and tried to seduce her to do a sex tape with him.

They reportedly met at Kate Mantilini in Beverly Hills, where she worked as a hostess. "We were talking and he started showing me videos of him having sex with other women on his phone," she told In Touch. "He asked me if I was interested in doing the same. He tried to get me to do a sex tape."
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Eminem Cancels His Boxing Movie 'Southpaw' to Focus on Music


May 10, 2012 06:38:11 GMT


Eminem will likely not return to the big screen in the near future. Focusing on his new music, the controversial rapper has decided to cancel the production of his long-planned boxing movie, "Southpaw".

Slim Shady's representative, Dennis Dennehy, confirmed that the $30.7-budgeted film project is now put on hold due to the Detroit rapper's busy schedule. "He's focusing on his music right now, so while he's doing that, while he's in that space, he wanted to put this on hold for the time being," the rep stated.
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NBC Renews 'Law and Order: SVU' for 14th Season, Picks Up 'Chicago Fire'

May 10, 2012 06:15:04 GMT


NBC is another network which orders a new season of its show today. While FOX gives a vote of confidence to newbie "Touch", the Peacock extends the run of veteran show "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit".

The renewal will bring back the police procedural crime drama series for a 14th season next fall. Lead actress Mariska Hargitay had earlier signed a deal that would make sure she reprises her role as Det. Olivia Benson once the network picks up the show for another season.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Alicia Keys 'Screaming With Excitement' After Jermaine Paul Wins 'The Voice'

May 10, 2012 06:04:10 GMT


Alicia Keys became the first person who congratulated Jermaine Paul after he won the first place on "The Voice" second season. The "No One" hitmaker was so happy for her former backing singer that she immediately called him after he was crowned the winner.

"She was screaming with excitement," he said as quoted by New York Daily News. "She told me she's been watching me and supporting me the whole time. She was saying how proud of me she was." To Ok! Magazine, he added, "She made me feel like a million bucks."
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Maroon 5 Debut 'Payphone' Music Video Ft. Wiz Khalifa

May 10, 2012 05:50:42 GMT


Maroon 5 have unleashed their music video to support new single "Payphone". It follows its frontman Adam Levine as he tries to save his female co-worker when some thieves barge in their office. Unfortunately, he is mistakenly pursued as one of the robbers by the cops.

"I work at a bank and I wear these glasses that are really a bit creepy and maybe make me look like a child molester," he told MTV News. "It's a real go-for-it, swing-for-the-fences video, I get brave and I steal a gun from one of the guys and try to be a bad-ass, which is weird, because I'm not a badass."
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Marion Cotillard Insists She's NOT Talia Al Ghul in 'The Dark Knight Rises'


May 10, 2012 05:43:50 GMT


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For the umpteenth time, Marion Cotillard denied the continuous rumors that she will be playing Talia Al Ghul in Christopher Nolan's final Batman film, "The Dark Knight Rises". To The Hollywood Reporter, the Oscar winner claimed that she only lands a "very, very small role" in the highly anticipated film, explaining that her character is not villainess Talia.

Marion explained that she will tackle the part of Miranda Tate, an ecologically minded businesswoman who "is fascinated by Wayne Enterprises. They go through difficulties, and she wants to help provide the world clean energies. She's a good guy." Urged to answer if she'll remain Miranda throughout the film, the actress stated, "Yes."
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'Touch' Gets Second Season, 'Alcatraz' and 'The Finder' Axed

May 10, 2012 04:39:08 GMT


Ahead of its upfront presentation next week, FOX has apparently made decisions about the fate of some shows. The network renews Kiefer Sutherland's drama "Touch" for a second season, but gives the boot to two struggling freshmen, J.J. Abrams' drama "Alcatraz" and "Bones" spin-off "The Finder".

To fill the slots in next TV season, FOX has picked up three comedies ("It's Messy", "Ben & Kate" and "The Goodwin Games"), a serial killer thriller ("The Following") and a drama ("The Mob Doctor").
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Johnny Depp Reacts to Breakup Rumors When Attending 'Dark Shadows' Premiere

May 10, 2012 04:22:46 GMT


Vanessa Paradis might have responded to rumors that she split with Johnny Depp, but the Mad Hatter of "Alice in Wonderland" hitmself hasn't spoken a word on the matter until recently. He poured cold water on the breakup rumors when hitting the red carpet at London's Empire in Leicester Square to promote his new movie "Dark Shadows".

"The rumours are not true," the 48-year-old actor told the press as quoted by The Sun. "They are absolutely not true." Showing how much the false reports annoyed him, he added with a sigh, "No matter what I say about this, people believe the opposite." He furthermore stressed, "I can't say enough about it not being over."
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Young Angelina Jolie in 'Maleficent' to Be Portrayed by India Eisley

May 10, 2012 04:06:28 GMT


A talented young actress has been chosen to play the younger version of none other than Angelina Jolie in "Maleficent". The lucky actress is India Eisley, who is tapped to star as the adolescent version of the titular character in the upcoming film based on Sleeping Beauty story.

According to Variety, Eisley, who recently starred in "Underworld: Awakening", will play young Maleficent in the opening act, which establishes the villainous queen's role in her kingdom's hierarchy. She is set to begin filming in June.
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Video Premiere: Mary J. Blige's 'Why' Feat. Rick Ross

May 10, 2012 03:47:11 GMT


Mary J. Blige has debuted a music video in support of her single "Why". She sings her hearts out about a troubled relationship while she is alone in her bedroom, sitting on the backside of a car and partying with her girl friends. She finally takes a stage to duet with Rick Ross, who is featured in the song.

"Why" is the latest single from her tenth studio album "My Life II... The Journey Continues (Act 1)". Titled as the sequel to her 1994 album "My Life", the set has hit the stores in the United States since November 2011.
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Ryan Gosling Goes Violent Against Sean Penn in First 'Gangster Squad' Trailer

May 10, 2012 03:28:55 GMT


Warner Bros. Pictures finally reveals a very first trailer for Ruben Fleischer's star-studded mob drama "Gangster Squad". The vintage-themed promo is loaded with brutal action scenes involving the likes of Ryan Gosling, Sean Penn, Josh Brolin and Nick Nolte. Also seen in the trailer is Emma Stone, who is pursued to bed by Gosling.

Set in 1949's Los Angeles, "Gangster Squad" follows Penn's Mickey Cohen, who is a ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob. He runs the show in the town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and every wire bet placed west of Chicago.
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Anna Faris and Chris Pratt to Welcome Their First Child This Fall

May 10, 2012 03:26:52 GMT


Three years after marrying her actor hubby Chris Pratt, Anna Faris is finally having a bun in the oven. The "Lost in Translation" actress and the "Bride Wars" actor are expecting their first child together this fall, so her rep confirms.

Faris and Pratt got married in the summer of 2009 in a small ceremony in Bali. In a chat with PEOPLE last year, she said her husband would love to have a big family. In a separate interview with E! News, she additionally gushed, "I would love to have eight [kids]!"
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Carrie Underwood Debuts Atop Billboard Hot 200, Beastie Boys Get Back to Top 20

May 10, 2012 02:40:26 GMT


Carrie Underwood's fourth studio effort, "Blown Away", scores a big success in its debut week on the Billboard 200. Marking the best sales week for a country album since Lady Antebellum's "Own the Night" in October 2011, "Blown Away" bows on the top spot of the chart with 267,000 sold.

Carrie's new album marks her third chart-topper on the Hot 200 after 2007's "Carnival Ride" (527,000) and 2009's "Play On" (318,000). "Blown Alway" also becomes the second greatest debut of any album in 2012, trailing behind Madonna's "MDNA" with 358,000.
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'American Idol' Top 4 Performances Recap: Joshua and Jessica Show Consistency

May 10, 2012 02:39:45 GMT


There's only two weeks to go before "American Idol" season 11 winner is chosen, and the remaining 4 finalists were back on the stage this week to garner fans' votes. Phillip Phillips, Hollie Cavanagh, Joshua Ledet and Jessica Sanchez delivered two individual performances each.

In the first round where the contestants performed songs by Californian artists, Phillip chose to cover "Have You Ever Seen the Rain" by Creedence Clearwater Revival. Randy Jackson called it "sensational" although it started off a little rough. Jennifer Lopez said, "It was perfect," while Steven Tyler commented, "You are living proof that the road to success is always under construction."
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Brad Pitt Gets Seven-Figure Paycheck to Front Chanel's No. 5 Ads

May 10, 2012 02:21:28 GMT


Rumor has it, Brad Pitt has landed a major contract yet again. Instead of scoring a big role in a movie like he usually does, the actor has reportedly signed a deal to front a campaign for the signature No. 5 scent of top brand Chanel.

According to a source from E! News, the "Moneyball" actor receives a paycheck estimated to be in the seven-figures. Words are, the fiance of Angelina Jolie will be shooting his first perfume ad in London sometime this week.
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Rihanna Rocks Booty Shorts in Cheeky Photo Shoot for Terry Richardson

May 10, 2012 01:47:11 GMT


Rihanna gets cheeky in a new photo shoot for Terry Richardson. The Bajan songstress strikes some provocative poses while giving a sultry look to the camera. She flaunts her sexy body in a plain white tied-up tee to reveal her flat tummy. She pairs it with a pair of daisy dukes that show off her legs.

The new black-and-white pictures were unleashed by the photographer amidst report that Riri was briefly hospitalized for flu-like symptons. The "We Found Love" hitmaker posted a picture of her arm hooked on an IV drip when one of her Twitter followers asked her, "What da fuxx good?! You been quiet all day."
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Kristen Stewart, Mila Kunis, Emma Stone Slated as Presenters at MTV Movie Awards 2012

May 10, 2012 01:34:06 GMT


The 2012 MTV Movie Awards has unveiled its first string of presenters. Among those picked to tackle the presenting duty for the June 3 event are such actresses as Kristen Stewart, Mila Kunis and Emma Stone.

Kristen's "Snow White and the Huntsman" co-stars Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron are also chosen to serve as the presenters. Charlize's co-star in "Prometheus", Michael Fassbender, additionally joins them.
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Report: Britney Spears Signs Up as 'The X Factor' Judge

May 10, 2012 01:33:54 GMT


One vacant seat on "The X Factor (US)" may have been occupied. After circling the show in the last few months, Britney Spears reportedly signed the deal this week to join the sophomore season of the singing competition.

"The contract is signed," a so-called insider told E! Online. "There's been a lot of back and forth over the past few weeks as they negotiated the small details, but she's on. It's all completed and Britney is beyond excited."
 
 
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