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May 16, 2012

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'HIMYM' Boss Teases Twists and Turns That Are Built Into Barney's Wedding


May 16, 2012 09:09:37 GMT


The mystery surrounding Barney's future bride on "How I Met Your Mother" has been unveiled, but fans have not seen how he ends up deciding that [SPOILER ALERT!] Robin is the one for him. Confirming that the wedding bells will indeed ring for the couple, executive producer Craig Thomas teases that their path to the chapel is not a smooth one.

"There's going to be twists and turns built into that day," he told TVLine. For example, viewers won't see Barney and Robin together immediately after this. "They're too tangled up in other things," Thomas reasoned. "We'll show you how that [new] relationship ends up leading her back to Barney," he added, promising that Robin's new love interest will be introduced "right away."
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Isla Fisher: Sacha Baron Cohen and I Do Not Live a 'Normal' Life

May 16, 2012 09:05:41 GMT


Isla Fisher doesn't think she's living a "normal" life. In a recent interview with BBC's Newsbeat, the Rebecca Bloomwood of "Confessions of a Shopaholic" admitted that though she enjoys her married life, having Sacha Baron Cohen as a husband is "not a normal life to lead."

On the reason why, the 36-year-old actress and mother of two explained, "Obviously it's not pleasant to say to your husband - instead of 'Did you pick up the dry cleaning?' or 'Did you pick up someone from a play date?' - 'Oh wow are we getting sued? Has anyone put a death threat on us?' "
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Video: Jermaine Paul Covers Journey's Song on 'Ellen DeGeneres Show'

May 16, 2012 08:50:37 GMT


Following his win on "The Voice" on May 8, Jermaine Paul came to visit "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" for a performance and an interview. The former backup singer of Alicia Keys played a rendition of Journey's classic "Open Arms".

Before taking the stage, Jermaine sat down with Ellen DeGeneres to talk about his victory. "I honestly thought I was going to be number four, and then when they called number four I thought I was going to be number three," said the former protege of Blake Shelton.
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'American Idol' Finalist Jessica Sanchez Gets Philippine President as Supporter

May 16, 2012 08:25:07 GMT


The list of Jessica Sanchez's supporters keeps on growing, and it doesn't only come from the music industry. According to The Associated Press, the Top 3 finalist on season 11 of "American Idol" has got Philippine President Benigno Aquino III rooting for her to win the singing competition.

Considering that Sanchez has Filipino heritage, Aquino III reportedly said that he's happy the 16-year-old aspiring singer from Chula Vista, California is one of the finalists. "Idol" will narrow down the finalist into Top 2 by Thursday, May 17, and the Philippines' leader shared his hope that "she really reaches the top."
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Director Joss Whedon Admits He's 'Very Torn' About Returning to 'Avengers' Sequel

May 16, 2012 08:20:50 GMT


While Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Pictures have already planned a sequel to "The Avengers", director Joss Whedon is still not sure whether he would reprise his helming duty or not. Still, the New York-born filmmaker admitted that he already has some "cool" idea for the follow-up movie.

Speaking to Los Angeles Times' Hero Complex about his possible return to "The Avengers 2", Whedon said, "You know, I'm very torn." He added, "It's an enormous amount of work telling what is ultimately somebody else's story, even though I feel like I did get to put myself into it. But at the same time, I have a bunch of ideas, and they all seem really cool."
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Lady GaGa's Concert in Indonesia Might Still Go Ahead Despite Protests

May 16, 2012 08:07:49 GMT


There's still hope that Lady GaGa will perform in Indonesia despite the permit and opposition issues. Promoter Big Daddy Productions recently posted a message on its Twitter page to inform Little Monsters that they were fighting to get the concert allowed to be held as scheduled.

"Little monsters, be patient please. We will keep you updated. We are still fighting," the company tweeted. Its spokesman Arif Ramadhoni additionally told AFP, "We are still in the process of finding a way to do it, and we ask for everyone's patience and forgiveness for the trouble."
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'Fashion Star' Crowns Kara Laricks as First Winner


May 16, 2012 08:05:24 GMT


"Fashion Star" has wrapped up its inaugural season and named its first winner. After ten weeks of creating brand new collections and trying to sell them to buyers, Kara Laricks beat out two other finalists, Ronnie Escalante and Nzimiro Oputa, and nabbed the champion title.

In the finale that aired Tuesday, May 15, the three remaining contestants were tasked to design three collections for three different buyers, H&M, Macy's and Saks Fifth Avenue. Each of Laricks' collections was sold for $2 million.
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Deion Sanders Ordered to Pay Estranged Wife's Mortgage Payments

May 16, 2012 07:33:20 GMT


How much financial support Deion Sanders must provide for his estranged wife, Pilar, has been decided during a divorce hearing on Tuesday, May 15. By the end of the proceeding in Collin County, Texas, a judge ordered the NFL Network analyst to give Pilar $3,500 a month for the mortgage of her new house in Celina.

In addition to the mortgage payments, Deion must also pay his estranged wife a total of $10,550 a month in child support and $275,000 for her attorneys fees. Pilar herself, who had reportedly been seeking $288,000 a year, was required to return tables, samurai statues, dishes, silverware, appliances and a couch that she took from their Dallas home by July 1.
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Rihanna Back on Stage as Egyptian Goddess at Charity Concert

May 16, 2012 07:29:07 GMT


Rihanna put her health scare behind. Just a few days after reportedly visiting doctor due to exhaustion, the Barbados singer was back on stage to help raise funds for the Robin Hood Foundation Benefit at the Jacob K Javits Convention Center in New York.

Riri channeled her inner Egyptian queen by putting on a gold glittery eye makeup with white and blue hues and completing her look with a snake headdress. For her outfit, she oozed sex appeal in a bra top and a pair of leopard-print slashed pants a la Princess Jasmine.
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First Trailer of ABC's New Shows: 'Nashville', 'Last Resort', '666 Park Avenue' and More


May 16, 2012 07:08:27 GMT


ABC has given away the first look at its new shows that will air in 2012-2013 TV season. Among those already creating the buzz is "Nashville" which is a drama musical. It follows country legend Rayna James (Connie Britton) who is forced to share the stage with up-and-comer Juliette Barnes (Hayden Panettiere).

Coming from "The Shield" creator Shawn Ryan, "Last Resort" is a drama thriller about a crew of a nuclear submarine that goes rogue after refusing orders. They escape to a NATO outpost where they declare themselves to be the world's smallest nuclear nation.
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Possible Details of Two Superman Action Scenes From 'Man of Steel'

May 16, 2012 06:46:02 GMT


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"Man of Steel" has yet to reveal its very first teaser, but possible details of two scenes from the Zack Snyder-directed Superman movie have been shared online. A source, who admitted to work as a visual effects supervisor, has posted the descriptions of the scenes on IMDb message board.

The source, who said to have worked for such movies as "After Earth", "Avatar", "Iron Man" and "Sin City", claimed to have seen two beta level clips during a VFX conference on Monday, May 14. The clips were included in a sizzle reel shown by Weta.
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Video: Carrie Underwood and 'Rock of Ages' Stars Perform on 'DWTS'

May 16, 2012 06:35:20 GMT


A week after visiting "American Idol" on FOX, Carrie Underwood dropped by "Dancing with the Stars" on ABC. The 2005 "Idol" winner appeared on the May 15 elimination night that also featured a live performance by "Rock of Ages" stars.

Underwood sang her lead single "Good Girl" from her latest No. 1 album "Blown Away". Meanwhile, "Rock of Ages" actors Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta and Mary J. Blige delivered a medley of "Juke Box Hero/I Love Rock n Roll" and "Any Way You Want It" with a group of dancers.
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Charlie Sheen Survives Explosion in New 'Anger Management' Teaser


May 16, 2012 06:03:32 GMT


As it's getting closer to "Anger Management" premiere, FX releases another teaser for the new sitcom. Still poking fun at Charlie Sheen's past troubles, the former "Two and a Half Men" actor is featured walking on to a railroad and making a train derail. Still, he escapes the explosion unscathed and tells the camera, "Come on, everyone deserves a 24th chance."

In the upcoming show, Sheen plays a former baseball player named Charlie who now becomes a therapist specializing in anger management. It will not only focus on his work life, but also on his personal life as showrunner Bruce Helford described it, "It's half workplace and half personal life but there's an organic flow back and forth."
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Confirmed: Rachel Uchitel Has Given Birth to a Baby Girl


May 16, 2012 05:58:12 GMT


Rachel Uchitel can now call herself a mother. The former Manhattan nightclub executive, who was infamous for being one of Tiger Woods' mistresses, gave birth to her first child with husband Matt Hahn at 5:04 P.M. PDT on Tuesday, May 15. Her spokesperson told Celebuzz, "Both Rachel and baby are resting comfortably."

No other details have been officially disclosed regarding Uchitel's new bundle of joy. Words have spread, however, that the little girl weighed just a little over 7 pounds. As for the name the new parents have chosen, a posting on the Facebook wall of the 37-year-old's husband suggested that she will be called Wyatt Lilly.
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Marty Performs Hilarious 'Afro Circus' in First Clip for 'Madagascar 3'

May 16, 2012 05:39:49 GMT


Marty and co. join an awkward circus group in a first clip for "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted". Titled "Afro Circus", the snippet shows Alex telling Gloria the Hippo and Melman to stop doing stupid things by acting as if they are professional circus performers. Suddenly, Marty pops up in colorful afro wig and shocks Alex with his crazy dance.

In "Madagascar 3", Alex, Marty, Gloria, and Melman are still fighting to get home to New York City. With King Julien, Maurice and the Penguins tagging along for another comedic ride, they travel through Europe under a perfect cover, a Madagascar-styled traveling circus that they reinvent.
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Video: David Beckham Ribbed by Obama During L.A. Galaxy's Visit to the White House

May 16, 2012 05:02:18 GMT


David Beckham has become the subject of President Barack Obama's jokes recently. The world famous soccer star and his Los Angeles Galaxy teammates visited the White House on Tuesday, May 15, and found himself cracking smile as the U.S. president took a jab at his age and his line of underwear in his welcoming speech.

Obama began ribbing the former England captain as he congratulated the L.A. Galaxy on their third Major League Soccer Cup title. After calling the team "the Miami Heat of soccer" and Ireland's Robbie Keane "a cousin of mine", he turned his attention to the husband of Victoria Adams and said, "We also have a young up-and-comer on the team, a guy named David Beckham."
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Darren Criss Performs Original Songs, Responds to Gotye's 'Dinky' Comment


May 16, 2012 04:54:43 GMT


Darren Criss had a nice treat for his fans during an awards show recently. The Blaine Anderson of "Glee", who has covered lots of songs on the TV series and other off-screen gigs, played not just one but two original songs when hosting 2012's Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards.

In the opening number, Criss strummed his guitar and made fun at his three-week stint in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying". In the second set, the Favorite Replacement winner who looked sleek in a suit opted to play a piano and poke fun at the Favorite Actress nominees.
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Linda Hogan Makes Decision to Split From Younger Fiance After Great Therapy

May 16, 2012 04:12:19 GMT


Linda Hogan is back on the single market. The former wife of wrestling legend Hulk Hogan informed her fans on Tuesday, May 15 that she and her 23-year-old fiance, Charlie Hill, have called it quits after being together for about four years. In a Facebook post, she explained that they made the decision after going through therapy and soul-searching.

"Ok... My status has changed. I am now single," the 52-year-old started off the announcement. She went on to dish, "After the great therapy we had together and time to think and concentrate on who we are and who we want to be, Charley and I decided that we should each travel through life in different directions."
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Jennifer Lopez Not Sure If She'll Return to 'American Idol' Next Season


May 16, 2012 04:05:44 GMT


Jennifer Lopez still has no idea about her future on "American Idol". Stopping by "The Ellen DeGeneres Show", the only female judge on the reality show hinted that she might not return to the upcoming season because she misses "doing other things."

"I enjoy it. I really do enjoy it. Now this is my second year," she told host Ellen DeGeneres. The 42-year-old mother of two quickly added, "I don't know if I can go for a third year. It really does lock you down."
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T.I. Releases Brand New Single 'Like That'

May 16, 2012 04:04:47 GMT


T.I. continues to hype up the release of his upcoming studio album. A little over a month after rolling out a song called "Love This Life", the Grand Hustle rapper releases another fresh tune called "Like That" from the new effort.

Tip's new album is called "Trouble Man" and is expected to come out later this year. The CD is preceded by the release of a mixtape titled "F*ck Da City Up" which features Travis Porter and Young Dro among other rappers.
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Robert Downey Jr. Is the Highest-Paid Star in 'The Avengers'


May 16, 2012 03:25:22 GMT


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Robert Downey Jr. reportedly is the highest-paid star in "The Avengers". The Hollywood Reporter has learned that the "Iron Man" actor seems to be the lone exception to Marvel Studios' strict cost controls since the thesp is set to pocket at least $50 million from the mega blockbuster movie.

Downey Jr.'s pay blows away the other "Avengers" stars' paychecks. It was said that Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo will all bag an estimated $2 million to $3 million from the movie. As for Samuel L. Jackson and Scarlett Johansson, who signed agreements to appear in several Marvel films, are reported to be collecting twice of that.
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'Rock of Ages' Video: Mary J. Blige Covers Journey's 'Any Way You Want It'

May 16, 2012 03:21:47 GMT


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A month before "Rock of Ages" lands in theaters across the U.S. on June 15, a music video featuring its cast Mary J. Blige singing one of its soundtracks hits the web for viewing pleasure. The clip opens with the R&B singer chatting with Julianne Hough before she belts out Journey's classic hit "Any Way You Want It".

Mary J. will play Justice Charlier, the owner of a gentlemen's club, while Julianne will portray Sherrie Christian, a small town girl pursuing her dream in big city. They are joined in the cast ensemble by Tom Cruise, Diego Boneta, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Malin Akerman, Alec Baldwin and Russell Brand.
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Preview of 'Glee' Graduation Episode: Goodbyes, Tears and Quick's Kiss


May 16, 2012 03:21:36 GMT


After the Nationals-themed episode, it's time for graduation on "Glee" next week. There will be tearful moments as some seniors bid goodbye to the rest of New Directions' members in the choir room.

Sue gets emotional when Quinn hugs her and says she's going to miss the Cheerios coach. The former cheerleader captain, meanwhile, may have one last kiss with Puck. Kurt insists he will never say goodbye to Blaine, while Rachel breaks down in tears as she's having what seems to be a farewell with Finn.
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Report: Robert Pattinson Tries to Block Nipple Licking Photos From Coming Out

May 16, 2012 03:19:56 GMT


Robert Pattinson has allegedly put a ban on the publication of his racy photos that involve naked nipple licking. Radar Online recently brought to attention a report suggesting that the "Twilight Saga" actor freaked out during a photo shoot for French Premiere magazine when a female model was asked to improvise and lick his nipple.

Sharing details of the risque photo shoot, a source recounted, "Rob was asked to pose bare chested with a sexy blonde model, who happened to be topless as well." The source added, "He did his best Blue Steel for the camera as the girl snaked all over his body, nibbling his earlobes, kissing his face and neck and pressing her bare boobs against him, but you could see he was uncomfortable with it."
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Video Premiere: Calvin Harris' 'Let's Go' Ft. Ne-Yo

May 16, 2012 02:55:39 GMT


Calvin Harris spreads his music across the world in a music video for Ne-Yo-assisted single "Let's Go". The clip culminates with the disc jokey spinning his turntable for a large number of revellers and his featured guest performing in a live concert.

"Let's Go" is expected to appear in Calvin's next studio installment which is yet to be titled. It takes longer to complete the album because he has been occupied with "touring, producing for other people, remixing." He explains, "I've not been able to spend as much time in the studio as I'd have liked."
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Sony's Steve Jobs Biopic Locks Oscar Winner Aaron Sorkin to Pen the Script

May 16, 2012 02:47:54 GMT


It's official, Sony Pictures' untitled Steve Jobs biopic has found its screenwriter. The studio announced on Wednesday, May 15 that Oscar-winning scribe Aaron Sorkin has been tapped to provide the script for the high-profile movie project.

Upon announcing the news, Sony co-chairman Amy Pascal said, "Steve Jobs' story is unique: he was one of the most revolutionary and influential men not just of our time but of all time." Pascal added, "There is no writer working in Hollywood today who is more capable of capturing such an extraordinary life for the screen than Aaron Sorkin. In his hands, we're confident that the film will be everything that Jobs himself was: captivating, entertaining and polarizing."
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'Dancing with the Stars': Maria Menounos Out, The Final Three Unveiled


May 16, 2012 02:29:49 GMT


It seemed that audience didn't agree with the judges when it came to whom they root for on "Dancing with the Stars". Despite getting the highest total score in the semifinal round, Maria Menounos was eliminated on Tuesday, May 15 results show after the fans' votes were in.

"I learned so many things. I learned how strong I was," so the TV hostess said of her time on the show. Her partner Derek Hough praised her, "I loved loved loved dancing with this woman. She's not just a champion of dancing, she's a champion of life."
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Bobbi Kristina to Accept Whitney Houston's Millenium Award at Billboard Music Awards

May 16, 2012 02:23:10 GMT


The life and legacy of Whitney Houston are going to be celebrated at 2012 Billboard Music Awards. The late New Jersey singer will be honored with Millennium Award, and her daughter Bobbi Kristina, along with sister-in-law Pat Houston, will receive the special prize on her behalf.

A tribute performance for the "Bodyguard" songstress is also being planned. "American Idol" alum Jordin Sparks, who shares screen with her in her last movie "Sparkle", is scheduled to pay homage to her in the special segment along with John Legend.
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Ellen DeGeneres' Mansion Bought by Ryan Seacrest for a Reported $37 Million

May 16, 2012 02:22:15 GMT


Ellen DeGeneres is reportedly close to make one of the largest Los Angeles-area real estate deals of the year with Ryan Seacrest. E! News claimed to have been informed by industry sources that Seacrest has spent $37 million to buy DeGeneres' 2.87-acre estate, which had been on the market for $49 million.

The nine-bedroom property, located in north Beverly Hills, boasts a 9,200-square-foot main house, three guest homes, a pair of swimming pools, koi ponds and fruit trees. DeGeneres bought the main house for $29 million from "Will & Grace" co-creator Max Mutchnick in 2007 before purchasing the adjacent properties during the past five years.
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Adam McKay Explains Why 'Anchorman 2' Teaser Released Sooner Than Expected

May 16, 2012 02:13:28 GMT


Director/screenwriter Adam McKay explained why the first teaser for "Anchorman 2" arrives sooner than expected despite the fact that the sequel hasn't even finished its screenwriting stage. Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, McKay said that the teaser idea was made to inspire him while he's finalizing the script.

"Paramount came to us with the idea of the teaser, and since we're writing the script, it was a good chance to see the characters and hang out with the actors to inspire writing," he said. "All of the actors slipped right into character and they all looked amazing. Paul [Rudd] has a beard and we're thinking of keeping it. Kind of an Eddie Rabbit-meets-Serpico look."
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ABC Announces 2012-2013 Schedule, Plans 'The Hulk' Series for the Season After

May 16, 2012 01:47:40 GMT


Following in the footsteps of NBC and FOX, ABC has unveiled its own 2012-2013 primetime line-up at its upfront presentation. Replacing "Desperate Housewives" which recently ended its run, "Revenge" will air on Sunday at 9 P.M. starting this fall.

"Happy Endings" and "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" will no longer be among the Wednesday comedy block since they are moved to Tuesday night, after "Dancing with the Stars" results show. To fill the empty slots, two new comedies, "The Neighbors" and "Nashville", will join "The Middle", "Suburgatory" and "Modern Family" on Wednesday.
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Justin Bieber, Rihanna and One Direction Nab Nominations at 2012 MuchMusic Awards

May 16, 2012 01:44:09 GMT


Nominees for this year's MuchMusic Video Awards have been announced. Canadian native Justin Bieber, Bajan singer Rihanna and British boyband One Direction are among the musicians who enter battles to win coveted prizes at the upcoming Canadian awards show.

Bieber is vying for International Video of the Year by a Canadian, thanks to his newly-premiered clip for single "Boyfriend". The teen is competing against Avril Lavigne ("Smile"), Drake ft. Riri ("Take Care"), Nickelback ("When We Stand Together") and Simple Plan ("Astronaut").
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John Travolta's Attorney Expects Second Accuser to Also Drop Sexual Assault Lawsuit

May 16, 2012 01:29:22 GMT


John Travolta has one less sexual assault allegation to worry about. The first anonymous masseur accusing the "Pulp Fiction" star of groping him during a massage session has just dismissed his $2 million lawsuit. In response to the move, a lawyer for the Hollywood actor shared his expectation that the second accuser will soon follow suit.

"My client is completely vindicated by Doe No. 1 dropping his claims and dismissing his lawsuit," Singer first said in a statement released to the press. He went on to comment, "We fully expect that my client will similarly be vindicated with respect to Doe No. 2, as well as with respect to any other person who makes meritless claims against John Travolta."
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First Trailer for Tom Hooper's 'Les Miserables' Leaked

May 16, 2012 01:15:20 GMT


The first trailer for Tom Hooper's "Les Miserables" has been leaked online in a form of bootleg footage. The low-quality video offers glimpses at Hugh Jackman's Jean Valjean who is pursued by Russell Crowe's Inspector Javert. It also features Anne Hathaway's tearful rendition of "I Dreamed a Dream".

Set against the backdrop of 19th century France, "Les Miserables" tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption - a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit.
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Lady GaGa Shows Off New Meat Dress at Tokyo Concert

May 15, 2012 17:53:07 GMT


Lady GaGa still has a thing for meat. The "Born This Way" singer debuted meat dress 2.0 during the performance of "Americano" at her Born This Way Ball concert in Tokyo, Japan.

On Monday, May 14, GaGa tweeted a photo taken by Terry Richardson of her wearing the dress and standing between fake animal carcasses. The new dress is less aggressive than the one she wore at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards with the corset and bubble skirt style.
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Jay-Z Supports Obama in Same-Sex Marriage Legalization

May 15, 2012 17:33:50 GMT


President Barack Obama has one more celebrity on his back in the argument whether same-sex marriage should be legalized. Jay-Z revealed he strongly supports Obama that gay people deserve the right to get married in the same way black people deserve to be undiscriminated.

"I've always thought it as something that was still holding the country back. What people do in their own homes is their business and you can choose to love whoever you love," the rapper told CNN, adding "That's their business. It's no different than discriminating against blacks. It's discrimination plain and simple."
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Jennifer Lopez's Boyfriend Talks About Them for the First Time

May 15, 2012 17:18:11 GMT


Casper Smart spoke to the world for the first time as Jennifer Lopez's boyfriend. The 25-year-old accompanied the actress to the premiere of her new film "What to Expect When You're Expecting" where he reluctantly agreed to have an interview with E! News.

When asked about how he met Lopez and how they fell in love, Smart said, "It was really professional for a very long time before anything even happened. It just really spontaneously happened I guess. The chemistry was there. You can't fight it."
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OneRepublic's Drummer Arrested for Destruction and Assault

May 15, 2012 17:04:11 GMT


Edward "Eddie" Fisher, best known as drummer for OneRepublic, was arrested in Denver, CO on Tuesday, May 15 morning for reportedly destruction of private property. The 38-year-old rocker was booked and is scheduled to appear in Denver County Court on Wednesday afternoon.

In the booking sheet obtained by TMZ, Eddie is 5'8" and weighs 155 pounds. Police said he flipped out in a destructive rage, disturbing the peace and assaulting at the same time. No more details about the arrest have been released.
 
 
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