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May 24, 2012

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Report: Alec Baldwin to Marry Fiancee After Cannes Film Festival Comes to a Close

May 24, 2012 08:54:11 GMT


A second wedding might be around the corner for Alec Baldwin. New York Post's Page Six has brought up the possibility that the "Rock of Ages" actor might have made plans to elope with his yoga instructor fiancee, Hilaria Thomas, after the 65th Cannes Film Festival comes to an end on Sunday, May 27.

One inside source told the gossip column that the engaged couple have "been telling people they'll be spending time in Europe," after Baldwin is done filming his Cannes documentary with director James Toback. "There's speculation they're going to get married," the source added. Another one said that the Hollywood actor has set time "for possible nuptials into post-Cannes work plans in Europe."
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Phillip Phillips 'a Little Numb' After 'American Idol' Win, Jessica Sanchez Relieved


May 24, 2012 08:51:32 GMT


Phillip Phillips is still coming to term with his win on "American Idol" season 11. Asked about how he felt after the Wednesday, May 23 final result show, the 21-year-old singer admitted he is "still a little numb from the whole situation." He added, "I don't really feel anything... It hasn't sunk in yet."

Calling it "crazy" and "unreal", Phillip claimed that he didn't think he was going to win. He continued sharing, "It's such a blessing to have, I'm kinda ready to try and comprehend it all. After I won, I wasn't thinking about anything... I wasn't wanting to sing or anything. I just started thinking about the journey and how far all of us have come and how far we made it, it's so overwhelming."
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Donna Summer Laid to Rest Following Private Funeral in Nashville

May 24, 2012 08:06:06 GMT


Donna Summer has finally been laid to rest. On Wednesday, May 23 afternoon, less than a week after the Queen of Disco died of lung cancer, several hundred of her closest friends and family gathered together to celebrate her life and bid their final goodbye at a private memorial service held at Christ Presbyterian in Nashville, Tennessee.

While the funeral was kept as private as possible, Summer's record label Universal Music Enterprises informed CNN that music producer David Foster performed "The Prayer" with Natalie Grant. Sisters of the "I Feel Love" singer, Linda Gaines Lotman, Mary Ellen Bernard, Dara Bernard and Jenette Yancey, also sang "We've Come This Far by Faith".
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Justin Bieber Reveals North American Tour Dates to Promote 'Believe'


May 24, 2012 08:01:08 GMT


Justin Bieber has revealed a set of North American tour schedule to promote his latest album "Believe". The "Boyfriend" singer will hit the road beginning from September 29, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona and will end the journey on January 26, 2013 in Miami, Florida.

The 44-city trek includes two performances at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on October 2 and 3. He will also make other stops across the States and Canada that include New York, Las Vegas, New Orleans, Houston and Montreal.
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New 'True Blood' Season 5 Promo: Everything Is at Stake

May 24, 2012 07:44:18 GMT


HBO has released another promo for "True Blood" season 5 to hype up the show's return. The video shares some new scenes from the upcoming chapter, including the one which sees Christopher Meloni's Roman ready to stab Bill in the chest. Kneeling next to the King of Louisiana is Eric, who seems unfazed by the Vampire Authority leader's action.

In another scene, Eric is seen saying, "We come to finish what we started," hinting that he is going to fix the mess he created. Sookie screams at Lafayette who is stabbing something unseen, while Jessica is having a fight with the recently turned Rev. Steve Newlin.
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Brad Pitt's Night Out With P. Diddy in Cannes Had Pre-Bachelor Party Feel

May 24, 2012 07:27:00 GMT


Newly-engaged Brad Pitt might have not set a wedding date just yet, but the after-party he threw for the Cannes, France premiere of "Killing Them Softly" is said to be oozing a pre-bachelor party feel. The black-tie affair took place at Villa St. George on Tuesday, May 22, and had Johnnie Walker Blue Label as its sponsor.

Describing the atmosphere of the intimate soiree, an eyewitness told Us Weekly, "With Brad's impending wedding it almost had the feel of a sophisticated pre-bachelor party, with bottles of $390 Johnnie Walker whisky and plenty of cigars." The observer added, "It was definitely a night for Brad to remember."
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Video: Fantasia and Joshua Ledet's Powerhouse Performance on 'American Idol' Finale


May 24, 2012 06:59:10 GMT


"American Idol" finale on Wednesday, May 23 was all about the winner announcement, but Fantasia Barrino knew how to make her performance that night memorable. Tapped for a duet of "Take Me to the Pilot" with eliminated finalist Joshua Ledet, the "Bittersweet" songstress rocked a black skintight outfit that highlighted her curve.

Joshua opened the set solo before welcoming the winner of "Idol" season 3, whom he dubbed the biggest inspiration of his life. The two showed off their strong vocals on the stage before walking down the stage to greet the audience. They kept screaming until their performance was cut for a commercial break.
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Will Smith Takes His Family to the Star-Studded 'Men in Black 3' New York Premiere

May 24, 2012 06:25:44 GMT


Will Smith got special support from his family at the premiere of "Men in Black 3" in New York City. The rapper-turned-actor was accompanied by Jada Pinkett Smith and his kids Jaden Smith and Willow Smith when attending the event which took place at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Wednesday night, May 23.

Will looked sleek in a black-and-white plaid suit that he paired with black pants. His wife Jada, meanwhile, glammed up in a low-cut black dress. His daughter Willow rocked a round hat to compliment her monster-painted shirt and white blazer, while his son Jaden kept it casual in a studded jacket and a black shirt.
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Reporter Slapped by Will Smith Admits His Kissing Stunt Was Too Much

May 24, 2012 05:16:27 GMT


The Ukranian reporter, who got a backhand slap in the face by Will Smith, is breaking his silence over the incident. During an interview with Hip Hollywood, Vitalii Sediuk expressed his regret over his behavior, saying that he now understands that his attempt to kiss the "Men in Black 3" star on the red carpet "was too much".

Sharing his side of the story over the Moscow premiere incident, Sediuk dished, "I tried to kiss him on the cheek and he moved his face too fast, then it turned out as if I wanted to kiss him on the lips." He went on to note, "Will Smith is a person who I deeply respect as an actor," before adding, "When I met him in Moscow, I wanted to do something to impress him."
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Kim Kardashian Is Joined at the Hip to Kanye West in Cannes

May 24, 2012 05:16:27 GMT


Kim Kardashian has grown inseparable from Kanye West. Although she often refused to openly talk about their relationship, the estranged wife of Kris Humphries is no longer hiding her affection for the "Ni**as in Paris" hitmaker from the camera as they were spotted enjoying time together in Cannes, France.

Kim and Kanye were photographed flaunting their togetherness during two different occasions on Wednesday, May 23. The couple, who began dating in April, were first caught on camera sharing a sweet embrace while waiting for their cones in an ice cream parlor. At the time, Kim wore a low-cut nude dress, while Kanye donned a black sweatshirt and jeans.
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'The Walking Dead' Debuts First Look at Danai Gurira as Michonne

May 24, 2012 04:58:45 GMT


"The Walking Dead" has introduced Michonne in its second season finale, but it's not until now that the face of the samurai-wielding heroine is uncovered. Entertainment Weekly gets it hand on the first photo of the new character as portrayed by Danai Gurira.

Creator Robert Kirkman says that on the TV series, "the essence of the character - her personality, her motives, everything that makes Michonne Michonne - remains intact from the comics." He, however, adds, "...like a lot of things on the show, there will be little tweaks and differences here and there."
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'American Idol' Finale: Aerosmith Debut 'Legendary Child', Jennifer Lopez Brings Special Guests

May 24, 2012 04:25:22 GMT


Having two singers on the judging panel made the second night of "American Idol" finale even merrier. Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez left their judging seat on Wednesday, May 23 night to entertain the audience with their performances. The former rocked the stage with his band Aerosmith as the latter brought in her collaborators.

Tyler and his band performed live for the first time "Legendary Child", their first single from new album, "Music From Another Dimension". They continued their set by delivering their hit number, "Walk This Way". Their performances marked the band's first performance on the show since Tyler became a judge in 2010.
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Ashley Greene and Tom Felton Fight Their Fear in First 'The Apparition' Trailer

May 24, 2012 04:09:17 GMT


Ashley Greene and Tom Felton are hunted down by a supernatural being in the first trailer for "The Apparition". Studded with tons of goose-bumping scenes, the sneak peek shows Greene, Felton as well as Sebastian Stan hopelessly trying to escape from being attacked by some kind of a viral ghost in their home.

When frightening events start to occur in their home, Greene's Kelly and Stan's Ben discover they are haunted by a presence that was accidentally conjured during a university parapsychology experiment.
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Jennifer Lopez Pitching New Reality Show Starring Boyfriend Casper Smart

May 24, 2012 04:06:35 GMT


After teaming up with estranged husband Marc Anthony on "Q'Viva! The Chosen", Jennifer Lopez will be starring alongside her current boy-toy Casper Smart on a new reality show. Reports said the 42-year-old singer/actress has sold the unscripted series to Oxygen, but the network has not released any comment on the news.

According to the New York Post, the new reality show will follow 24-year-old Smart as "he whips her other backup dancers into shape for the tour," which will kick off July 14 in Montreal, Canada. The show will reportedly focus solely on the couple's professional relationship instead of highlighting their romance.
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Video: Rihanna Delivers 'Where Have You Been' on 'American Idol' Finale

May 24, 2012 03:21:59 GMT


Rihanna delivered a spectacular performance during the "American Idol" final result show on Wednesday night, May 23. Coming out from a giant pyramid on the center of the stage, the Bajan singer performed her latest single "Where Have You Been" in front of the screaming audience.

Showing off her legs in an all-black number, Riri stormed the stage with a host of dancers. Though she appeared to be loosing a bit of breath at the end of her performance, the 24-year-old songstress managed to cheer up the audience with her energetic dance routines.
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Video: Ace Young Asks for Diana DeGarmo's Hand in Marriage on 'American Idol' Finale

May 24, 2012 03:16:03 GMT


Ace Young made the season 11 finale of "American Idol" extra special. The 31-year-old singer, who finished seventh on season 5, surprised girlfriend and season 3 runner-up Diana DeGarmo on Wednesday, May 23 when he asked her to marry him in front of live audience.

After the two were brought to the stage by host Ryan Seacrest, Young said, "This has always been home to us and I felt this was the perfect place to ask a simple question." He then turned to DeGarmo and said, "Diana, we have conquered Broadway together; we have created all your new music together."
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'American Idol' Winner Phillip Phillips Sheds Tears of Joy

May 24, 2012 02:42:24 GMT


"American Idol" season 11 came to a close by declaring Phillip Phillips as the winner on Wednesday, May 23. The 21-year-old singer beat out Jessica Sanchez after earning a standing ovation from the judges with his performance of winner's song "Home" on the Tuesday final performance show.

Last season's winner Scotty McCreery was on hand to present the microphone trophy to Phillip. Looking overwhelmed, the Georgia boy broke into tears as he repeated his performance of "Home" under the confetti.
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'G.I. Joe 2' Pushed Back to 2013 to Get 3D Treatment

May 24, 2012 02:33:29 GMT


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Summer movie lineup in 2012 has lost one of its most anticipated titles. It has been reported that Paramount Pictures has decided to push back the release date for "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" from June 29 this year to March 29, 2013.

According to Deadline, the sudden decision was made in order to give the action movie a 3D treatment. "We're going to do a conscientious 3D job because we've seen how it can better box office internationally," explained the studio exec to the film site. "Jim Cameron did all of 'Titanic' 3D in post - and look how well that movie turned out."
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Jillian Michaels Brings Home Adopted Daughter in Same Week Partner Gives Birth to Son


May 24, 2012 02:31:05 GMT


Fitness guru Jillian Michaels has become a proud mother of two within a week. The former trainer for "The Biggest Loser" brought home a 2-year-old daughter, Lukensia, that she adopted from Haiti in the same week her partner, Heidi Rhoades, gave birth to their first son, Phoenix, in Los Angeles.

The 38-year-old has personally shared the happy news through a post on her Facebook page. "I am really happy to finally share with you that I have brought my daughter home AND I have a newborn son," she wrote on Wednesday, May 23. "The story is obviously to long for a Facebook post, but I gave it to people so if your are curious it's all there. Thanks for sharing this long journey with me. I am so grateful."
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Adam Lambert Makes History by Scoring First No. 1 Album on Hot 200


May 24, 2012 02:01:33 GMT


Adam Lambert takes over the reign from fellow "American Idol" alumna Carrie Underwood on Billboard Hot 200. The "Better Than I Know Myself" singer's latest album "Trespassing" debuts atop the chart by selling 77,000 copies. It's the smallest sum for a No. 1-scoring album since Adele's "21" sat on the spot with 76,000 back in August 2011.

The Hot 200 win is the first time for the 30-year-old rocker since his first studio album "For Your Entertainment" only peaked at 3 in 2009. The runner-up of "Idol" season 8 also makes music history with this victory by becoming the first openly gay male artist to score the first spot on the chart. Another "Idol" alum Clay Aiken had a similar feat in 2003 with "Measure of a Man", but he had not officially come out as a gay at the time.
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Kristen Stewart Gets Support From Robert Pattinson at 'On the Road' Cannes Premiere

May 24, 2012 01:57:04 GMT


"On the Road" has been premiered at the 65th annual Cannes Film Festival as one of the most anticipated movies. Grabbing the attention at the film's special screening event was lead actress Kristen Stewart. Also stealing the spotlight was none other than Robert Pattinson who spared his time to support his longtime rumored girlfriend.

Stewart became the belle of the ball with her elegant look in a Balenciaga slit-to-the-thigh patterned dress designed by Nicolas Ghesquiere that she paired with black peep-toe pumps. Letting loose her long brown hair, the "Twilight Saga" actress finished off her classy look with simple jewelry.
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Sharon Stone Calls Former Nanny's Harassment Lawsuit 'Absurd' and 'Frivolous'

May 24, 2012 01:25:39 GMT


Sharon Stone is defending herself against the harassment and wrongful termination lawsuit filed by her former in-house nanny. A representative for the "Basic Instinct" star has just released a statement regarding the issue that read, "This is an absurd lawsuit that has been filed by a disgruntled ex-employee who is obviously looking to get money any way she can."

"After she was terminated approximately one-and-a-half years ago, she filed claims for alleged disability and worker's compensation," the rep further stated. "Now, she is obviously looking for another opportunity to cash in. This is a frivolous lawsuit for absurd claims that are made-up and fabricated. Sharon Stone will be completely vindicated in court."
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'Big Bang Theory' Star Jim Parsons Comes Out as Gay

May 23, 2012 19:58:35 GMT


There may have been theories about Jim Parsons' sexuality but they are no longer needed. The Sheldon Cooper of "The Big Bang Theory" officially came out as gay in New York Times profile of him.

The two-time Emmy winner did not give a direct quote about his revelation but NY Times' Patrick Healy wrote, "The Normal Heart resonated with him on a few level. Mr. Parsons is gay and in a 10-year relationship, and working with an ensemble again onstage was like nourishment, he said."
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Usher Accused of Sleeping With Ex-Wife's Bridesmaid

May 23, 2012 19:38:31 GMT


The report that Usher slept with his ex-wife's bridesmaids was brought up to the child custody trial on Tuesday, May 22. Tameka Foster's lawyer accused Usher of bedding Mya Fox Davis while the the R 'n' B singer and Foster were married.

The lawyer asked Usher whether he was caught in the act by one of their children's nannies who then "left Miami because you were discovered in bed with Mya Fox Davis?" According to TMZ, Usher's attorney quickly objected and was caught in a contentious exchange with Foster's attorney over the incident.
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Brain-Damaged 'Transformers 3' Extra Gets $18.5 M in Settlement

May 23, 2012 18:52:37 GMT


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The "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" extra who was seriously injured in the head during a stunt-gone-wrong has settled her lawsuit with $18.5 million. Paramount and DreamWorks that produced the blockbuster hit have agreed in a settlement signed by a judge that they will pay Gabriella Cedillo the aforementioned sum.

Cedillo's lawyer revealed that the movie studios only covered her medical expenses at Loyola University Medical Center which totaled in 350,000 in 2010. But, they "did everything they could to avoid payment. Gabriela was forced onto Public Aid to pay for her medical bills."
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Snooki Is Having a Baby Boy Although She Wished for a Girl

May 23, 2012 18:36:50 GMT


Snooki hoped that she can dress up her first child in pink leopard print but it's not going to happen because she's having a boy. The "Jersey Shore" star has revealed that she and fiance Jionni LaValle have found out the gender of their baby.

"Everyone said I was going to have a boy, and they were right!" Snooki told In Touch magazine. And one of these people was Snooki's housemate and reality show co-star JWoww. Snooki told MTV a few weeks ago, "Well, I'm finding out in two weeks, because usually you find out in the five-month mark, so yeah, two weeks. I'm hoping it's a girl. [JWoww] feels it's a boy; usually she's right. But I feel like it's going to be a girl."
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Taylor Momsen Goes Topless For International FHM

May 23, 2012 18:17:38 GMT


Taylor Momsen shows her wild side by posing provocatively for FHM Czech Republic. The 18-year-old singer shed her clothes and cupped another girl in a series of photos for the raunchy men's magazine June edition.

Momsen went topless in one pic, wearing only a black pantie, stockings and high heels. The photo was accompanied on the side by pictures of her hard-partying ways. The The Pretty Reckless singer also stared seductively at the camera with her hands on another model's breasts. For the mag's cover, Momsen wears a skimpy black piece and white stockings. Caption for her article says, "I will not let you breathe".
 
 
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