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June 06, 2012

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Video: Goth Make-Up Artist Surprises 'America's Got Talent' Judges With Amazing Voice

June 06, 2012 09:09:11 GMT


"America's Got Talent" might have found the next Susan Boyle. In the second round of Austin auditions, Andrew De Leon, who reveals he feels alienated since he was a kid, stunned the judges with a combination of his goth look and angelic voice.

Donning stark blue contact lenses, heavy eyeliner and Marilyn Manson-like outfit, Andrew said he never sang in front of anybody before. As he opened his mouth, the make-up artist wowed everyone in the room with his beautiful performance of an opera song that even brought some girls in the audience to tears.
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Octomom Nadya Suleman Cancels Stripper Dance Due to Smack Talk


June 06, 2012 09:07:26 GMT


Nadya Suleman is no longer set to take the stage in a Florida strip club, her rep Gina Rodriguez confirms to TMZ. The mother of 14, who filed for bankruptcy in April, cancels her stripping gig after learning that an employee in the club has trash-talked about her.

The Octomom is mad when a club bartender says in a local news interview that it's about time she strips because she has "a lot of mouths to feed." The bartender adds, "She must be a little crazy, normal people don't have that many children."
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John Mayer on Taylor Swift's 'Dear John': 'It Made Me Feel Terrible'


June 06, 2012 08:45:37 GMT


Not everybody is happy when Taylor Swift used her personal life as an inspiration for her song. Swift's former flame, John Mayer, admitted that he was "humiliated" by the song "Dear John", which was said to be inspired by her broken relationship with the "Your Body Is a Wonderland" hitmaker.

"It made me feel terrible because I didn't deserve it," the 34-year-old singer said in an interview for the latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine. "I'm pretty good at taking accountability now, and I never did anything to deserve that. It was a really lousy thing for her to do."
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Video Premiere: Cody Simpson's 'Got Me Good'

June 06, 2012 08:37:39 GMT


Cody Simpson is having a good time with his girlfriend in a music video for his latest offering "Got Me Good". The Australian pop singer strums his guitar while enjoying summer breeze on the beach, rides the ocean waves and jumps into a swimming pool with his girl.

"Got Me Good" is taken from his upcoming mini album "Preview to Paradise [EP]" which will be made available for purchase in the United States on June 12. The EP is released as a prelude for his first full-length album "Paradise" which is due later this year.
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'Suits' Season 2 Premiere Clip: Rachel Gets Some Advice About Her Drunk Voicemail

June 06, 2012 08:25:54 GMT


A week before "Suits" returns to USA Network, a new sneak peek from the first episode of season 2 has been debuted. Making its way out via TV Guide, the clip features Rachel who asks for some advice from Donna about how she should react after drunk dialing Mike.

As Donna digs up more info about what Rachel said on the voicemail, the paralegal reveals that she kissed Mike in the library and she reminisced about their smooch in the message. Sharing her opinion, Donna says, "Well, when a person gets a message like that and they act like they didn't, it's one of two things. Either they got the message and they don't feel the same way or they didn't get the message."
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'Breaking Dawn II' Cast Discuss Their Characters in Final 'Twilight' Film

June 06, 2012 08:02:51 GMT


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The cast members of "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part II" have taken some time to discuss each of their characters in the highly anticipated movie. Speaking to MTV, Kristen Stewart, Jackson Rathbone and Nikki Reed opened up about what big events their characters will face in the final chapter of the "Twilight Saga" film series.

Kristen dished on Bella's drastic transformation as a new vampire. "It's so bizarre, the tone change. You've always been behind her. You've always been using her. She's how you see that world," she said. "Now that her perspective has completely changed, it's like 'Where am I?' It's really cool. I, myself, am still a little bit shell-shocked. It's not like sitting down and watching a 'Twilight' movie."
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Debra Messing Files for Divorce From Husband Daniel Zelman

June 06, 2012 08:01:40 GMT


Debra Messing filed paperworks to officially end her marriage to her husband Daniel Zelman. The 43-year-old star cited "irreconcilable differences" as the reason of their split and listed February 15, 2010 as the date of the separation.

The "Smash" actress is seeking a joint physical and legal custody of their 8-year-old son, Roman. She has hired high-profile attorney Neal Hersh, whose clients included Camille Grammer, Halle Berry and Melissa Etheridge.
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Taylor Swift's Label Signs Groundbreaking Royalty Deal With Clear Channel

June 06, 2012 07:45:01 GMT


Big Machine Label Group has signed an innovative deal with Clear Channel that will give the record company and its artist a share of revenue. The agreement means the label's stars, such as Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts and Reba McEntire, will get payment for their songs played on Clear Channel's traditional radio stations.

Prior to this deal, artists only get performance royalties for their songs played on internet and satellite radio. The radio giant also benefits from this deal since they will no longer pay the artists every time their songs are played. Instead, the media company will pay the musicians a share of the advertising revenue across all platforms.
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Scout Willis Rejects Offer to Plead Guilty to Charges

June 06, 2012 07:24:29 GMT


Scout Willis rules out the possibility of her entering a guilty plea. According to her lawyer Stacey Richman, the daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis refused the offer made by the state because it would leave her with a permanent criminal record.

"It would be outrageous to mar a person that's clearly going places - clearly seeking to have a career ... with a criminal record," the attorney reasoned to PEOPLE after the 20-year-old model's arrest. "The goal is clearly a non-criminal offer."
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'Catching Fire' Producer Denies Armie Hammer and Garrett Hedlund Are Top Picks for Finnick


June 06, 2012 07:13:56 GMT


"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is apparently still far away from finding its Finnick Odair. Producer of the upcoming film Nina Jacobson recently claimed E! News' report suggesting that Armie Hammer and Garrett Hedlund are the top picks to play the District 4 heartthrob was "so not true."

To Los Angeles Times, Nina opened up that the vacant spot of Finnick Odair remains wide open until now. She added, "That's the thing that's crazy - people are like way ahead of where we are. We've not narrowed things down by any means. It's funny to see how things can take on a life of their own."
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Hip-Hop Mogul Jimmy Henchman Found Guilty of Running Drug Ring


June 06, 2012 06:35:54 GMT


James "Jimmy Henchman" Rosemond, who was once a big-time music mogul, is convicted of 13 counts, including cocaine distribution, conspiracy, money laundering, firearms possession and witness tampering. The CEO of Czar Entertainment, who managed The Game, 50 Cent, Akon and Brandy, will be sentenced at a later date.

Rosemond's lawyer Gerald Shargel said he planned to appeal before the sentencing. "I am very disappointed by the verdict," the attorney told AllHipHop. "There were a lot of reasons to doubt the government's case." Rosemond himself reportedly appeared emotionless upon hearing the verdict in a federal court in Brooklyn.
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Damon Lindelof Discusses Idea for Possible 'Prometheus' Sequel

June 06, 2012 06:35:04 GMT


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While many people have been expecting that Ridley Scott would make a sequel to "Prometheus", screenwriter Damon Lindelof stated that the follow-up movie is still far away from being pitched. However, the "Lost" scribe didn't mind to share his idea about the sequel which is rumored to be titled "Paradise".

Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, Lindelof opened up that "Ridley was very interested in talking about, 'What are the answers to the questions that Prometheus is posing that are not necessarily definitively spelled out in the body of Prometheus?' "
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Jewel Kilcher Debuts First Look at Her as June Carter Cash


June 06, 2012 06:25:12 GMT


Jewel Kilcher has unveiled how she will look like as June Carter Cash in Lifetime's TV movie "Ring of Fire". The country music singer took to her Twitter to share a picture of her in character, writing in a caption of the photo, "Here I am as June in my trailer with her blue eyes and perfect teeth."

To portray the late music icon, the "Foolish Game" crooner trades her blonde hair with brown wavy locks. She additionally dons blue contact lenses and prosthetic teeth during the filming that takes place in Atlanta.
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Darren Criss to Perform at Obama's LGBT Fundraiser, Thanks to Pink

June 06, 2012 04:57:09 GMT


Darren Criss is set to help President Barack Obama raise funds at the LGBT Leadership Council gala. The "Glee" star fills in the vacant spot left by Pink who was forced to bail out of the gig following her hospitalization.

":( I'm so bummed i can't perform for The President of the United States this Wed night.thanx @darrencriss for filling in for me!! #badtiming," the mother of one tweeted. "So now I've let down my daughter and the President. wow. great week."
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Roberto Martinez Not Yet Tapped as the Next 'Bachelor'

June 06, 2012 04:44:46 GMT


While ABC is still airing "The Bachelorette" season 8, the production team of "The Bachelor" is already looking for the next star. Words recently ran rampant that Roberto Martinez has been chosen to be the next Bachelor, but the report has been denied by an insider.

According to E! Online, the source insists that "nothing has been signed yet, but it will be finalized by the end of the summer." Additionally, it is reported that the network has been doing a casting search for unknowns, while examining if any of Emily Maynard's suitors on "The Bachelorette" can be the "Bachelor" star.
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Warner Bros.'s 'Justice Leage' Movie Back on Track With New Scribe

June 06, 2012 04:34:09 GMT


While Walt Disney Pictures and Marvel are still enjoying their walloping success on "The Avengers", Warner Bros. Pictures and DC are silently planning their own all-star superhero movie "Justice League". Warners has moved forward to revive the long-gestating project by tapping a new screenwriter.

According to Variety, WB has hired "Gangster Squad" scribe Will Beall to provide the script for the DC Comics superhero ensemble movie. The studio has yet to comment on the top secret recruitment, which was said to have been done even when "The Avengers" was still in the production stage.
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Miss Universe Organization Reacts to Miss Pennsylvania Sheena Monnin's Resignation


June 06, 2012 04:16:24 GMT


Miss Universe Organization, which runs Miss USA pageant, has responded to Sheena Monnin's accusation that the top 5 contestants of the beauty contest were fixed before the finale show on June 3. The foundation denied the claim, insisting that the former Miss Pennsylvania spread false story.

In a post on her Facebook, Monnin resigned her position as Miss Pennsylvania USA 2012, accusing the organizers of fraud. "In good conscience I can no longer be affiliated in any way with an organization I consider to be fraudulent, lacking in morals, inconsistent, and in many ways trashy," so she said.
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'The Wire' Creator Calls Funny or Die's Musical Version of His Show 'Hilarious'

June 06, 2012 03:59:43 GMT


"The Wire" has received a musical treatment in a new Funny or Die video. Brought to the stage, the HBO series is revived with several original cast members, including Michael Kenneth Williams, Sonja Sohn, Larry Gilliard Jr., Andrew Royo and Felicia Pearson, reprising their roles in the clip.

Dubbed a family-friendly show, "The Wire: The Musical" turns some dark scenes on the series into ticklish acts as the characters sing their lines and dance while holding gun. One of the memorable moments recreated in the video is the scene which features Gilliard Jr.'s D'Angelo Barksdale teaching Wallace and Bodie about the similarities between chess and drug deals.
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DJ Peter Rosenberg Is Unapologetic About Nicki Minaj Hot 97's Summer Jam Diss

June 06, 2012 03:53:44 GMT


Nicki Minaj's feud with DJ Peter Rosenberg seems to get even bitter. After the Harajuku Barbie explained the reason why she bailed out of the Hot 97's Summer Jam 2012, Rosenberg quickly responded to her statement by claiming that he was unapologetic about his diss toward the "Super Bass" raptress.

"Regardless of whether the time was good or not, the fact that she then pulled out and Young Money pulled out, means I will never apologize for that. Never," so the DJ told Rap Radar in an interview. The radio personality additionally claimed that he never insulted Minaj but he only gave his opinion about her song.
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The Platters Lost Last Original Member Herb Reed

June 06, 2012 03:20:45 GMT


Herb Reed, the founder and last surviving member of 1950s doo-wop group The Platters, passed away on Monday, June 4 in Boston after a period of declining health. According to his manager Fred Balboni, the 83-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer had lung disease.

For Reed who lost his parents when he was barely a teen, it was a long journey to success. "I was poor, and I'm not ashamed to share those stories now, particularly with young people," he once said. "I was so hungry I couldn't think. I would skip school because I was so hungry."
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Video: Kanye West Angered by Fan With Laser Pointer at 'Watch the Throne' Concert

June 06, 2012 03:09:04 GMT


Kanye West lost his cool during a recent "Watch the Throne" concert in Paris. The rapper, who released a collaborative album with Jay-Z, was mad at a fan who used a laser pointer during his performance of "Flashing Lights" last weekend.

The fan apparently ignored Yeezy the first time he told him/her to stop pointing the laser light. After saying a few words to pump up the crowd, he stopped the music and launched stronger remarks to the annoying concertgoer.
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Report That Marvel's Next Standalone Project Is 'Black Panther' Debunked

June 06, 2012 02:48:55 GMT


Shortly after a rumor sparked that Marvel Studios has planned a Black Panther movie as its next project for a 2014 release, multiple insiders from the studio have spoken up to slam the report. Speaking to Coming Soon, the studio's sources insisted that the speculation about the "Black Panther" project was "not true."

Earlier on Tuesday, June 5, Latino Review first broke the scoop that the Black Panther is going to "headline his own film!" The site claimed to have obtained the information from four trusted sources, who indicated that the African-American hero will get a big screen treatment right after the untitled Captain America sequel.
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Amanda Bynes Is Charged With DUI, Pleads With Obama to Fire Officer

June 06, 2012 02:13:05 GMT


Amanda Bynes was slapped with DUI charge, two months after arrested for driving under influence. The "Easy A" actress then took to her Twitter to plead with President to fire the officer who arrested her.

"Hey @BarackObama... I don't drink," the 26-year-old star claimed innocence before adding in the same tweet. "Please fire the cop who arrested me. I also don't hit and run. The end."
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Quirky Leonardo DiCaprio in 'Django Unchained' Trailer Preview


June 06, 2012 02:05:06 GMT


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The first footage from Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" has been revealed in a trailer preview for the slavery era movie. Being released via ET, the sneak peek offers a few scenes featuring Leonardo DiCaprio as a dastardly plantation owner. Also in the preview, there are glimpses of Jamie Foxx and Christoph Waltz in several gun-wielding scenes.

Set in 1800s, "Django Unchained" centers on a freed slave who, under the tutelage of a German bounty hunter King Schultz, becomes a bad-ass bounty hunter himself. After assisting Schultz in taking down some bad guys for profit, he tracks down his slave wife and liberates her from an evil plantation owner Calvin Candie.
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2012 Critics' Choice TV Awards Nominees: 'Downton Abbey' Vies for Best Drama Series

June 06, 2012 02:02:34 GMT


The Broadcast Television Journalists Association has unveiled the nominees for the second annual Critics' Choice Television Awards. The list sees a stiff competition in the Best Drama Series category, with "Downton Abbey", "Game of Thrones", "Mad Men", "Breaking Bad", "The Good Wife" and "Homeland" as the contenders.

Meanwhile, topping the nominations is "Community" with six. The NBC show faces off "The Big Bang Theory", "Modern Family", "Parks and Recreation" as well as newcomers "Girls" and "New Girl" for the Best Comedy Series award. Additionally, "Community" cast members Joel McHale, Jim Rash, Danny Pudi, Alison Brie and Gillian Jacobs land a nomination each.
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Sheryl Crow Says Her Brain Tumor Is Non-Cancerous, Thanks Fans for Their Support

June 06, 2012 01:23:21 GMT


Sheryl Crow reached out to her Twitter followers soon after news about her brain tumor made headlines. The 50-year-old singer told the fans not to worry about it because it's benign and she thanked them for their outpouring supports.

"Hey everyone - don't worry about my 'brain tumor', it's non-cancerous. Feeling healthy, happy & working on my new record!" she wrote. "Appreciate the love and support, I'm fine, really! Watch me on @TheTonyAwards this Sunday night!"
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Jon Favreau Close to Direct Big Screen Take on 'Jersey Boys'

June 06, 2012 01:21:42 GMT


GK Films' musical project "Jersey Boys" is close to find its director. Variety has learned that "Iron Man" helmer Jon Favreau has become the frontrunner to tackle the directing duty for the big screen adaptation of the famous Broadway play "Jersey Boys: The Story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons".

"Jersey Boys" revolves around the rise of the famous pop group The Four Seasons, which made its name with such signature tunes as "Sherry", "Big Girls Don't Cry" and "Walk Like a Man". The Broadway version was opened in 2005 and has since been played in more than 200 performances.
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Demi Moore and Bruce Willis' Daughter Arrested for Underage Drinking

June 05, 2012 18:23:47 GMT


Demi Moore and Bruce Willis' 20-year-old daughter was busted for underage drinking and fake ID. Scout Willis was charged with two misdemeanors after she was arrested in New York City on Monday, June 4 at 6:30 P.M.

The Brown University student was seen in Union Square gulping 8-ounce Pakistani beer, a police officer took note. She then flashed a fake New York ID card under the name Katherine Kelly. Pressed with questions, Willis finally revealed her real name, took out her California ID and said, "The first ID isn't mine. My friend gave it to me. I don't know Katherine Kelly."
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'Teen Mom' Amber Portwood Gets Five Years Behind Bars

June 05, 2012 18:11:07 GMT


Amber Portwood, famous from MTV's reality show "Teen Mom", has been sentenced to five years in jail. The mother of one was busted for drugs possession in December and has since refused rehab option for plea bargain.

Portwood asked an Indiana judge to reimpose her sentence, and on Tuesday, June 5 morning, the judge enforced the terms of her plea agreement. Portwood's lawyer asked for leniency but the judge was unmoved, TMZ reported.
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Madonna May Face Lawsuit Over Swastika Image at Her Concert

June 05, 2012 17:22:16 GMT


Madonna has offended a French political leader and France's National Front party with her video montage. The 54-year-old singer kicked off her MDNA concert in Tel Aviv, Israel on Thursday, May 31, playing a video where Marine Le Pen has a swastika emblazoned on her forehead.

The National Front party has threatened to file a lawsuit against the singer if she plays the same video in France. Le Pen, a figurehead of the party, commented, "We understand how old singers who need to get people talking about them go to such extremes." When asked whether she will take the matter to court, Le Pen said, "If she does that in France, we'll be waiting."
 
 
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