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May 28, 2012

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Kourtney Kardashian Confronts Kris Jenner for Flirting with Her Chef


May 28, 2012 09:29:03 GMT


Kourtney Kardashian was upset at her mother Kris Jenner when the family matriarch flirted with the chef she hired during a family dinner. Disgusted by her mom's act, Kourtney chastised her, "You're so inappropriate and embarrassing. You have no shame in your game."

Kris replied, "You're so f***ing uptight," before asking Kourtney to continue the argument outside the room. "I don't understand how you can do that to your family," Kourtney said, to which Kris asked her back, "Are you going to punish me for the rest of my life because of something I did 25 years ago?"
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2012 BAFTA TV Awards: 'Appropriate Adult' Dominates With Three Wins

May 28, 2012 09:16:30 GMT


British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) have named its winners for the 58th annual Arquiva British Academy Television Awards. On Sunday, May 27, it was unraveled during a ceremony at the Royal Festival Hall in London that "Appropriate Adult" collected the most kudos of the night.

The ITV drama secured the top prize for leading actor Dominic West and leading actress Emily Watson for their role of Fred West and Janet Leach. In his acceptance speech, West thanked his family "who brought me back into the light after playing the role." The series also nabbed its third win through Monica Dolan who was hailed best supporting actress.
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Pictures: Rihanna Strips Down for Her New Fragrance Nude

May 28, 2012 08:30:51 GMT


Rihanna is preparing a steamy ad to promote her new perfume, Nude. What to expect from the photo shoot is teased in an Instagram picture posted by her stylist Melissa Forde.

Arranged in a collage, the four pictures feature the "Where Have You Been" singer rocking blond hair. Wearing no clothes and ditching her underwear, she strikes provocative poses while giving a seductive glare to the camera. She additionally covers her breasts by crossing one of her arms over her chest.
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Video: Jessica Sanchez and DAUGHTRY Perform at National Memorial Day Concert


May 28, 2012 08:30:49 GMT


Two "American Idol" alums have taken part in an annual event honoring men and women in the military service. On Sunday, May 27, Jessica Sanchez, the runner-up of season 11, and Chris Daughtry, the fourth-place finisher on season 5, hit the stage set on the West Lawn in Washington, D.C. for the 2012 PBS National Memorial Day concert.

Before hosts Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna came out on the stage, Sanchez got the honor to kick off the show. Wearing a full-length blue gown, the 16-year-old singer belted out the national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner". Daughtry came next with his band, DAUGHTRY. They performed "Home" as a welcome to U.S. troops coming home from war.
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Robin Thicke on Being One of 'Duets' Judges: I'm the Underdog of the Group


May 28, 2012 07:48:38 GMT


Though he's relatively less popular than the other judges on "Duets", Robin Thicke admitted he never felt underestimated. The R&B singer opened up that he and fellow judges, John Legend, Kelly Clarkson and Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles were appreciative to one another.

"I don't think any of us are taking it too personally, because we all actually truly respect each other," Thicke told The Hollywood Reporter. "Jennifer Nettles, Kelly and John, these are great singers. For me, I'm the underdog of the group. I'm just happy to be part of it and give my best I can each week."
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Justin Bieber Is Investigated for Battery, Stays Mum on Paparazzo Altercation

May 28, 2012 07:44:18 GMT


What happened after the altercation between Justin Bieber and a shutterbug in Calabasas, California over the weekend? According to TMZ, the Canadian singer is investigated for a misdemeanor battery following the scuffle.

The male photographer involved in the fracas reportedly complained of pain to his upper torso. An ambulance was called to the scene and he was taken to a local hospital for medical treatment before being released a short time later.
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Lady GaGa to Put Together Something Special for Indonesian Fans

May 28, 2012 07:19:58 GMT


Lady GaGa won't personally greet her Indonesian fans due to threat of violence from Islamic hardliners, but she is trying not to leave them too disappointed. Shortly after confirming that she and her team were forced to cancel her June 3 concert in Jakarta, the "Marry the Night" singer turned to Twitter to tell them, "I will try to put together something special for you."

The 26-year-old songstress also sent her love to the country in the same tweet. "My love for Indonesia has only grown. #GagaSendsLoveToJakarta and all its people," so she wrote minutes after tweeting, "We had to cancel the concert in Indonesia. I'm so very sorry to the fans & just as devastated as you if not more. You are everything to me."
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'Dark Knight Rises' Star Tom Hardy Not Looking to Top Heath Ledger as Batman's Enemy

May 28, 2012 06:58:17 GMT


Tom Hardy recently discussed his role as Bane in "The Dark Knight Rises" which often gets compared to Heath Ledger's critically acclaimed performance as The Joker in 2008's "The Dark Knight". Praising Ledger as "brilliant," Hardy admitted that he never sees the late Australian actor as a competitor when it comes to who's the best in portraying Batman's archenemy.

"No, I don't think absolutely," he told Collider when asked if he has any apprehension for being the guy that would follow Ledger's Joker. "That would be putting myself in a competition with somebody who's clearly brilliant. And it's not a question of whose talent is greater or whose work is greater."
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Big Boi Reveals Title of His Second Solo Album

May 28, 2012 06:42:38 GMT


Big Boi has dropped one detail after another on his new solo project. Just days after he revealed that he was 80% done with his sophomore album, the one-half of Hip-Hop duo OutKast took to Twitter once again to reveal what title he has chosen for his follow-up to "Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty".

Over the Memorial Day weekend, the 37-year-old rapper tweeted, "Breaking News !!!!! Title of My Album is Called ' Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors ' Stay Tuned." Just moment earlier, he revealed that the album will feature a collaboration with Big K.R.I.T. and UGK. "I gotta a Record I just finished with Me @BIGKRIT and UGK All on one song. On my new Album," so he wrote.
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'Mad Men' 5.12 Preview: 'You Can't Tell Anyone'

May 28, 2012 06:36:29 GMT


Two more episodes are left before "Mad Men" officially wraps its fifth season. In a newly-released sneak peek for one of the two remaining outings shows Don having a conversation with Megan and telling her, "You can't tell anyone," a request she quickly nods to.

It also gives a glimpse at Sterling Cooper after Peggy's resignation. Joan asks someone about a possible celebration with Don, while Bert chastises another person. Don will follow an intriguing lead, and the full story will unfold when "Commissions and Fees" airs June 3.
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First Look at Kristen Wiig as Female Cop on 'Secret Life of Walter Mitty' Set


May 28, 2012 06:08:09 GMT


Kristen Wiig becomes a member of New York Police Department for her latest film "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty". The "Bridesmaids" actress has been snapped filming a scene for the comedy movie in the Big Apple on Saturday, May 26.

Sporting a new darker locks and daring red lipstick, the 38-year-old actress was photographed rocking a full cop costume complete with its hat. She is seen driving a police car and at one point speaking to a communicator inside the car.
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Artist of the Week: Kirko Bangz

May 28, 2012 05:51:50 GMT


Kirk "Kirko Bangz" Randle hasn't released a full-length studio album, but he already took music scene by storm. Through a street song called "Drank in My Cup", he sat at No. 1 on Billboard Rap Songs and Heatseekers, busted top 5 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, and climbed up to No. 28 on Hot 100.

The song is taken from his latest mixtape "Progression 2: A Young Texas Playa. Due to its success, a number of artists have jumped on it for remixes. It was revamped by J. Cole, 2 Chainz, Juelz Santana, Bow Wow, Chamillionaire and Trey Songz among other stars.
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Nas Relives Problems He Faced as a Father in 'Daughters' Music Video

May 28, 2012 05:48:59 GMT


Nas is going personal with the music video for his latest single, "Daughters". Premiered on MTV Jams Sunday, May 27, the brand new clip takes a look at the "Hate Me Now" rapper's trials and tribulations of being a father to his daughter, Destiny Jones, from the day she was born until she becomes a teenager.

Directed by Chris Robinson, the video is told through the eyes of Destiny, who is making a cameo at the end. "I think that this song for Nas is so personal, everything in the song is real, that he wanted to share this moment with his fans, with the world, and it was actually his suggestion," Robinson told MTV News. "I was ready to cast someone, and he was real calm and said, 'Hey, Dest is gonna be here, I think we need to keep it real.' "
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Kim Kardashian Upset at British Airways for 'Taking' Valuable Items From Her Luggage

May 28, 2012 04:52:05 GMT


Kim Kardashian was not impressed by British Airways at how they handled her luggage. The reality TV star claimed she lost some of her valuable items and accused the employees at the company of taking them from her bag.

"Very disappointed in British Airways for opening my luggage & taking some special items of mine!Some things are sentimental & not replaceable," Kim tweeted. She later sent a short message of "Shame on you" to the company.
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Kevin Costner Says His Love for America's Past Drove Him to 'Hatfields and McCoys'

May 28, 2012 04:51:34 GMT


Kevin Costner has opened up about what drove him to star on small screen miniseries "Hatfields & McCoys". Though the three-part series took years to be developed, the Oscar winner admitted that his love for America's history had kept him bonded with the project.

Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter during the premiere event of the show, Costner gushed, "From the first page I started reading and understanding and I got lodged completely in the story." He added, "I was thrilled with the history of our country."
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Beyonce Knowles Shares Video of Her 'End of Time' Performance at Revel

May 28, 2012 04:48:53 GMT


Beyonce Knowles is giving a treat to those who didn't make it into her four-night concert series in Atlantic City, New Jersey. On Sunday, May 27, the "Halo" singer uploaded an exclusive video on her official site that captures her busting her moves to "End of Time" in the opening number of her Revel Resort show.

The clip is 90 seconds long and displays Beyonce kicking off the performance by appearing solo in silhouette. Wearing a glimmering silver dress by Ralph & Russo and a pair of hot pink shoes, the songstress wife of Jay-Z then stormed the stage inside Ovation Hall along with her backup dancers and Les Twins.
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Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel Celebrate Engagement With Their Celebrity Friends

May 28, 2012 04:24:08 GMT


Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel threw a party to celebrate their engagement, five months after he popped the question to her. The couple invited such close friends as Timbaland, Lance Bass, JC Chasez, Trace Ayala, Ellen DeGeneres, Portia DeRossi and Amy Adams to the soiree. Biel's parents, Kimberly and Jonathan, were in attendances as well.

The party was hosted by Biel's stylist and Timberlake's longtime friend, Estee Stanley, at her Los Angeles home. The actress donned a leopard-print halter dress with a pink belt, while the former NSYNC star rocked a black suit and fedora. "Justin and Jessica arrived at the party looking very excited," a source told PEOPLE.
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First Footage of Chris Hemsworth's F1 Movie 'Rush'

May 28, 2012 04:21:30 GMT


A first footage from Chris Hemsworth-starring F1 film "Rush" has been unveiled in a form of behind-the-scene video. Being released via BBC, the promo gives a look at how director Ron Howard works behind the lens to shoot various race scenes in Monaco Grand Prix. At one point, Hemsworth, is also seen discussing his character James Hunt.

Set in the 70's, "Rush" focuses on the rivalry between Hunt and Niki Lauda as well as their Formula 1 racing teams, McLaren and Ferrari. While Hemsworth plays Hunt, Daniel Bruhl tackles the part of his eternal rival Lauda.
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'Game of Thrones' Season Finale Preview: The Battle of the Blackwater's Aftermath

May 28, 2012 03:42:57 GMT


"Game of Thrones" is one episode away from its season 2 finale. The medieval series' Sunday, May 27 episode ends with Tywin stopping Cercei from giving her son poison as he announces that the Lannisters have won the battle of the Blackwater. What will happen in the aftermath has since being previewed in a brand new promo.

In the finale episode, King Joffrey rewards his followers while Tyrion Lannister finds himself in a strange situation. As Theon Greyjoy stirs his men to action, Maester Luwin offers some final advice. Meanwhile, Brienne of Tarth silences Jaime, and Jaqen H'ghar presents Arya with a gift. Beyond the Wall, Jon Snow proves himself to Qhorin with his actions.
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Justin Bieber Involved in Altercation With Paparazzo After Movie Date With Selena Gomez


May 28, 2012 03:27:02 GMT


Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez's movie date on Memorial Day weekend went awry. The Canadian pop singer was involved in an altercation with a paparazzo after he and his girlfriend watched a movie at a theater in Calabasas, California on Sunday, May 27.

According to GossipCenter, a group of paparazzi had already been waiting outside the building when the couple made their ways out. Bieber lost his cool and confronted a shutterbug who got "too close," but Gomez tried to stop the fight by calming him down.
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Ridley Scott Hints That Harrison Ford Could Still Return to 'Blade Runner' Sequel

May 28, 2012 02:57:48 GMT


While it has been confirmed that Harrison Ford was not in talks to reprise his lead role as Rick Deckard for "Blade Runner" sequel, director Ridley Scott revealed that the actor could still make an appearance in the follow-up movie. The English filmmaker said that though the script hasn't been written yet, he and scribe Hampton Fancher were interested about penning a plot for Ford's character.

Speaking to the Independent, the older brother of filmmaker Tony Scott noted that he'd like to have Ford returning as Deckard but the character won't likely have a prominent role in the sequel. "I don't think it'll be Harrison [starring]," he stated, "but I've got to have him in it somewhere. That'd be amusing."
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New 'True Blood' Season 5 Trailer: Russell Edgington Is on the Loose

May 28, 2012 02:33:26 GMT


HBO is hyping up fans' expectation on the new season of "True Blood". Two weeks away from the Season 5 premiere of the hit vampire drama series, the cable network aired a brand new trailer that gives more hints on what to expect and highlights on the return of Denis O'Hare's Russell Edgington.

Coming out just before the Sunday, May 27 episode of "Game of Thrones", the promo video teases scenes involving Lafayette, Sookie, Bill and Roman among others. One snippet sees Sookie screaming, "A 3000-year old vampire wants to suck my blood. Must be Thursday!", while another one hears Bill saying, "There's a leak somewhere."
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Robert De Niro Gets Honorary Degree From Bates College, Draws Laughter During His Speech

May 28, 2012 02:20:27 GMT


Robert De Niro got more than just applause when he received his degree of Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts during commencement exercises at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, Sunday, May 27. When delivering his speech, the actor drew a steady stream of laughter from the 463 graduating seniors and more than 5,000 onlookers with his witty remarks.

"With all due respect to Gwen Ifill and Bonnie Bassler, I think this is the most important piece of advice you'll get today: become a movie star," he said, giving shout-out to fellow honorary degree recipients. "Now, you might be tempted by other careers, other interests, other commitments. There might be pressure on you to change the world, but you want to find the strength to resist."
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Michael Haneke's 'Amour' Claims Coveted Palme d'Or Prize at Cannes Film Festival

May 28, 2012 02:20:22 GMT


The 65th annual Cannes Film Festival has revealed which movie deserved to claim its top prize of Palme d'Or. On Sunday night, May 27, it was announced that Michael Haneke's highly praised drama "Amour" has won the prestigious award.

Upon receiving the prize with lead actors Jean-Louis Trintignant and Emmanuelle Riva, the 70-year-old director said, "I thank my wife, who has been putting up with me for years." He added, "Thanks to my wonderful actors. They are the essence of it."
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Pics: Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony Put Up United Front at 'Q'Viva!' Live Concert

May 28, 2012 01:40:32 GMT


Ten months after they announced their separation, Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony were reunited onstage in Las Vegas. The estranged couple made merry "Q'Viva! The Chosen" live concert with their separate performances, and sent the crowd wild with their united appearance at the end of the show.

During the five-act show on Saturday, May 26 night, Lopez and Anthony took turn performing in front of an audience of 8,400. Taking the stage inside the Mandalay Bay Events Center, the 42-year-old songstress delivered her rendition of "Lambada" and "On the Floor", while her 43-year-old estranged husband sang "Aguanile" and "Migente".
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'Men in Black 3' Opens as Box Office Champion on Memorial Day Weekend

May 28, 2012 01:29:55 GMT


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"Men in Black 3" successfully opens as the North American box office champion on Memorial Day weekend. Dethroning "The Avengers" from the top spot, the action comedy movie grosses $55 million in its initial week of release. Overseas, the film has collected $132 million, fueled by strong performance in Russia and Asia.

After ruling the chart for three weeks in a row, the Earth's Mightiest Heroes movie falls one position to the runner-up spot. The Marvel superhero film takes in $36.7 million, dropping 34% from last week. The star-studded pic already crossed its $500 million mark on its 23rd day of release on Saturday, beating "Avatar" which took 32 days to achieve the same milestone in 2009.
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Phillip Phillips Gives 'American Idol' Car to His Parents, Will Get Another Surgery on May 29


May 28, 2012 01:26:59 GMT


Phillip Phillips has shown his love and gratitude to his parents by giving them the car he won on "American Idol", so TMZ reported. Instead of parading around in the brand new 2013 Ford Fusion which was worth of $25,000, he opted to drive his current car, a 2001 Ford Ranger.

In related news, Phillip allegedly will go under the knife for another surgery to fix his kidney problem this coming Tuesday, May 29. Rumor has it, an "American Idol" honcho has offered his swanky mansion in Malibu to the singer and his parents to stay in during his road to recovery.
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Amanda Bynes Reportedly Involved in Another Hit and Run

May 27, 2012 17:23:22 GMT


It's one car mishap after another for Amanda Bynes. Someone reported the actress as the culprit in the accident occurring on the 101 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley on April 10. The victim said Bynes slammed into a car and fled the scene.

If this were true, then it happened four days after Bynes hit a police car in West Hollywood and got arrested for DUI afterwards. The victim of her May 10 incident identified the woman driving the 5 series BMW through her mugshot.
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Mary J. Blige's Charity Slapped With Two Lawsuits

May 27, 2012 17:07:25 GMT


Mary J. Blige is hit with two lawsuits at once. The Grammy-winning singer's charity The Mary J. Blige and Steve Stoute Foundation for the Advancement of Women Now is sued by TD Bank over unpaid loan. A group of artists also claimed they were not paid for performing at one of the charity's fundraising events.

TD Bank claimed in its lawsuit that the charity took out $250,000 in June 2011 but only paid $400 so far. The agreement was to pay it all back in December 2011 but the foundation only managed to give the small amount. The bank said they have sent the foundation two written notices in February but got no response.
 
 
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