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June 08, 2012

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'Drop Dead Diva' 4.02 Clip: Kim Kardashian Makes Business Proposition


June 08, 2012 09:17:43 GMT


When Kim Kardashian continues her guest stint in the upcoming episode of "Drop Dead Diva", her character Nikki and Stacy will come up with a new idea for their joint venture. The two beauties invent a new kind of dessert that combines pie and cake (pake), and try to get financial support from Jane to start their own bakery shop.

Jane seems shocked about the amount of money needed for the "pakery" as she asks to see Nikki's business plan. However, despite the lawyer's hesitation, Stacy and Nikki decide to move forward with their project.
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Pictures: Katy Perry Enjoys a Date Night With Robert Ackroyd

June 08, 2012 09:08:27 GMT


Katy Perry and Robert Ackroyd were spotted having a night outing together in London despite earlier reports that they broke up. She wore a pale-yellow dress that had a giant black bow on the collar and paired it with a thin black belt and a pair of flat shoes, while the Florence and the Machine guitarist opted for an all-black ensemble.

In the early hours of Wednesday, June 6, the estranged wife of Russell Brand was also spotted leaving a pub in East London with Rob. She later went to a studio with him by her side. She donned a green dress and a leather jacket for the former occasion, and traded it with a more casual number for the studio visit.
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Nelly Furtado Premieres Homemade Music Video for 'Big Hoops (Bigger the Better)'

June 08, 2012 08:53:42 GMT


Giving a special treat to her fans, Nelly Furtado premieres an alternate music video for her latest single "Big Hoops (Bigger the Better)". Making its way out via AOL, the clip gives glimpses at Furtado sporting some glow-in-the-dark large hoops. It also shows some of her raw and candid moments on Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles.

Upon releasing the video, the "Promiscuous" hitmaker tweeted, "Some like it HOME-MADE" along with a link to the clip. Directed by Aaron A., the homemade music video was "shot on the fly" during Furtado's album artwork photo shoots. Of its concept, the Grammy-winning singer said, "I'll let this video speak for itself."
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Behind the Scenes: Jordin Sparks Dedicates 'Celebrate' Music Video to Whitney Houston

June 08, 2012 08:42:13 GMT


Jordin Sparks has filmed a music video for "Celebrate" which is featured in her upcoming film "Sparkle". Having a chance to duet with the late Whitney Houston in the track, the winner of "American Idol" season 6 reveals she wants to pay tribute to the late singer/actress with the clip.

"What we wanted to do was make sure that this was a fun, happy video and just kind of dedicating it to her," she tells Entertainment Tonight on the set of the music video shoot. In another behind-the-scene video, the "Battlefield" singer claims, "Doing this music video, I had the best time. It couldn't have been any better."
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Video: Chris Rock Cracks a Joke About Chris Brown on 'Today' Show

June 08, 2012 08:32:51 GMT


Chris Rock made a witty remark about Chris Brown when appearing on "Today" show recently. The comedian was there to promote his new movie "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted", while the R&B singer will pay a visit on Friday, June 8 as part of its summer concert series.

When host Matt Lauer said, "We're hoping the same kind of weather hits us tomorrow when we've got Chris Brown out on the plaza," the actor couldn't help himself. "Did you say you hope the same weather HITS you?" he quipped before adding with a laugh, "I hope the weather doesn't SMACK us upside the head tomorrow."
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Emma Watson Close to Land Role in Biblical Retelling 'Noah'

June 08, 2012 07:54:57 GMT


Emma Watson could secure a biblical role for her next movie. The Hermione Granger of the "Harry Potter" film series is currently in talks to join Darren Aronofsky's "Noah", Deadline has reported.

The English actress is eyed to tackle the part of Ila, a young lady who is also the love interest of prophet Noah's son, Shem. Being tapped to play Shem is Douglas Booth, while Russell Crowe is cast as the titular character.
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Scotty McCreery Follows Up His CMT Win by Getting High School Diploma

June 08, 2012 07:49:19 GMT


Scotty McCreery graduated from North Carolina's Garner High School on Thursday, June 7. The winner of "American Idol" season 10 received his diploma just one day after collecting Breakthrough Video of the Year during a live telecast of 2012 CMT Music Awards.

"Ive enjoyed these last 4 years.. wouldnt trade any of them for the world. #iamatrojan," he tweeted before the graduation ceremony. Of his CMT win, he wrote, "Great night at the #CMTAwards! Huge thanks to all the fans for putting in the votes, and CMT for playing the videos!"
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ABC Responds to CBS' 'Naked Attempt' to Block 'The Glass House' Premiere

June 08, 2012 07:02:38 GMT


ABC is in threat of not being able to launch its new reality series "The Glass House" on its scheduled date. On late Thursday, June 7, CBS, through its outside attorney, filed for a temporary restraining order in U.S. District Court to prevent the Alphabet from premiering the show on June 18.

In a statement released in response to the court filing made by CBS, ABC claimed the Eye's effort is weak. "This is a naked attempt by CBS to stifle competition and creativity by claiming that reality techniques that have been developed over many years, on many shows by countless producers, are somehow exclusive to CBS," so the Alphabet said.
News > Movie News

Ridley Scott Dishes On Why 'Prometheus' Is More Epic Than 'Alien'


June 08, 2012 06:57:31 GMT


As it gets closer to the U.S. release of "Prometheus", director Ridley Scott managed to spare some time to discuss his vision of his latest sci-fi creation. Sharing to Flicks and Bits, the "Gladiator" helmer explained the connection between the upcoming space thriller and 1979's "Alien" and what makes the Noomi Rapace-starring movie more "epic" than the one featuring Sigourney Weaver.

"The original film, 'Alien', was kind of boxed into an old dark house theory, with seven people wondering around. Then an eighth presence that became very dangerous," Ridley said. "So in a sense it was a very contained movie. I knew that by stepping out of that arena, what I must do would have to be kind of epic."
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Jennifer Aniston and John Travolta Honor Shirley MacLaine at AFI Life Achievement Award

June 08, 2012 06:48:11 GMT


Jennifer Aniston and John Travolta came to 2012 AFI Life Achievement Award honoring their senior Shirley MacLaine. The former showed off her leg and decolletage in a low-cut Burberry white long dress that featured slit to the thigh, while the latter suited up.

The gala dinner took place inside Sony Pictures Studio in Culver City, California on Thursday evening, June 7. The 43-year-old blonde beauty, who shared screen with MacLaine in 2005 romcom "Rumor Has It", sat between fellow actress Melanie Griffith and past AFI recipient Meryl Streep.
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Report: Angelina Jolie Is 'Having a Conversation' to Direct 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

June 08, 2012 06:01:28 GMT


Angelina Jolie may be attached to "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie. As many people have been eager to find out who's going to direct and star in the big screen take on the E.L. James steamy novel, words have now run rampant that the longtime partner of Brad Pitt is eyeing to helm the much-talked-about film project.

Deadline has the words that the actress, who recently made her directorial debut with well-reviewed Bosnian war drama "In the Land of Blood and Honey", was having "a conversation or two" about directing the novel-adapted movie. Though so, the "Salt" actress hasn't had formal discussions with Universal Pictures.
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'The Vampire Diaries', 'Arrow', 'Revolution' and More Head to Comic-Con 2012

June 08, 2012 05:03:43 GMT


The list of WBTV's panels at the upcoming San Diego Comic-Con has been released. The CW will once again make use of the event to promote "The Vampire Diaries", which will have its panel on Saturday, July 14, with its three leading stars Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley and Ian Somerhalder all set to show up.

The network is additionally going to bring its new show "Arrow", which is based on the superhero character Green Arrow from DC Comics. The titular character depicter, Stephen Amell, is confirmed to join producers for a pilot screening on Friday, July 13.
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Justin Bieber Wins Villain of the Year at 2012 Kerrang! Awards

June 08, 2012 05:03:28 GMT


Justin Bieber won another trophy, but it's for a wrong reason. Instead of being lauded for his talent, the Canadian teen idol was awarded for being Villain of the Year. He saved Simon Cowell, Ronnie Radke of Falling in Reverse, Lou Reed and One Direction from taking home the title.

My Chemical Romance brought home the title of Best International Band. They were absent from the event, but frontman Gerard Way sent a video message. "Thank you so much for our newest Kerrang! award," he said. "It is a huge honor!" They beat 30 Seconds to Mars, Evanescence, A Day to Remember and letlive.
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Jada Pinkett Smith and Jessica Chastain Keep It Classy at 'Madagascar 3' N.Y. Premiere

June 08, 2012 04:31:43 GMT


A day before it opens wide in theaters across the United States, "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" held its premiere in New York City on Thursday evening, June 7. Taking place at the Ziegfeld Theatre, the special screening event was attended by some Hollywood big names. Among those who stole the limelight were lead actresses Jada Pinkett Smith and Jessica Chastain.

Jada glammed up in a golden Salvatore Ferragamo mini dress that she paired with Jimmy Choo heels. Letting loose her long black hair, the actress who voiced Gloria the Hippo finished off her look with Le Vian bangles and Jennifer Meyer earrings. She was joined on the red carpet by her beloved husband Will Smith and their 11-year-old daughter Willow Smith.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Fleetwood Mac's Stevie Nicks Devastated by Bob Welch's Suicide

June 08, 2012 04:11:06 GMT


One member of Fleetwood Mac, where Bob Welch once played music, has reacted to his sudden passing. Stevie Nicks, the longtime singer of the band, told the Associated Press, "The death of Bob Welch is devastating."

She continued, "I had many great times with him after Lindsey and I joined Fleetwood Mac. He was an amazing guitar player - he was funny, sweet - and he was smart. I am so very sorry for his family and for the family of Fleetwood Mac - so, so sad ..."
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'Body of Proof' Loses Three Regular Actors


June 08, 2012 03:54:12 GMT


"Body of Proof" is undergoing a big shakeup leading to the production of its third season. It has been reported that Nicholas Bishop, Sonja Sohn and John Carroll Lynch, who had regular roles on the Dana Delany-starring series, are dismissed from the show.

Lynch, who played Detective Bud Morris since the first episode of the medical drama series, confirmed on his Twitter that his option was not picked up for season 3. He, however, won't be unemployed for too long since he is reportedly set to join NBC's new series "Do No Harm" as a regular.
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Erykah Badu Blasts Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne for Releasing Her NSFW Music Video

June 08, 2012 03:52:44 GMT


Erykah Badu was extremely angered by her own music collaborator, The Flaming Lips' frontman Wayne Coyne. The Grammy-winning songstress was really upset after Coyne released an NSFW music video for their collaboration "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" without her approval.

The clip, which hit the web last week, featured the Queen of Neo-Soul getting naked in a bathtub. Her sister, Nayrok, was also seen covered in what looked like a milky white substance, gold glitter, blood and fake semen. Badu later claimed that she "never would have approved that tasteless, meaningless, shock motivated video."
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'The Walking Dead': First Look at David Morrissey as The Governor

June 08, 2012 03:14:05 GMT


How The Governor will be brought by David Morrissey on "The Walking Dead" TV series has been unveiled in a photo. The newly-shared picture gives a look at the British actor in character as he stands near a bush. Behind him, there's another man holding a gun.

Gushing about the third season, Robert Kirkman tells TV Guide, "Seeing The Walking Dead come to life on AMC has been a real thrill for me, obviously, and moving into Season 3 I'm even more excited than ever because now I feel like we're really getting to 'the good stuff.' " He adds, "Having The Governor in the mix is going to fundamentally change the show in all kinds of awesome and exiting ways. And David Morrissey totally rocks!"
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Donald Trump Drafting Lawsuit Against Ex-Miss Pennsylvania Sheena Monnin


June 08, 2012 03:03:24 GMT


Donald Trump lost his patience with former Miss Pennsylvania Sheena Monnin after his demand for retraction of her "utterly baseless claim" was ignored. The owner of Miss Universe Organization reportedly is preparing paperworks to take legal action against her.

TMZ reported the business tycoon is going to sue the former contestant of Miss USA 2012 for defamation due to her accusation that the top 5 in the pageant were fixed before the final show. His lawyers are said meeting to draft the lawsuit, but it's unclear when it would be filed.
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Warwick Davis: Dwarf Casting in 'Snow White and the Huntsman' Is 'Inexcusable'


June 08, 2012 02:42:25 GMT


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Though it has successfully claimed victory on North American box office, "Snow White and the Huntsman" upset some parties. It was The Little People of America, a nonprofit organization, which was unhappy with the casting of the dwarfs in the Kristen Stewart-starring movie.

The organization dissed the movie for casting normal-sized actors such as Ian McShane and Nick Frost to portray the fairytale's fabled dwarfs. Among those who were disappointed by the casting was "Life's Too Short" star Warwick Davis, who is also a best friend to Ricky Gervais.
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Robin Thicke Debuts Steamy Music Video for 'All Tied Up'

June 08, 2012 02:35:01 GMT


Robin Thicke has released a black-and-white video in support of his single "All Tied Up". The soul music singer goes shirtless in some parts of the clip as he gets cozy with a sexy woman, who strips to her undies.

"All Tied Up" is the third single lifted off the "Magic" crooner's fifth studio album, "Love After War", which has been on sales since December 6, 2011. The song features Big Sean and Wiz Khalifa, but they don't make appearances in the newly-released clip.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Taylor Swift and John Mayer Caught Up in 'Drama Central' at a Bar


June 08, 2012 02:10:49 GMT


Taylor Swift wrote a kiss-and-tell song about John Mayer, and he didn't appreciate it. So, what would happen if the two exes were put together in a same room? It would be a "drama central," if New York Post could be trusted.

According to the publication, the "Speak Now" hitmaker ran into her former fling Mayer while at the Tower Bar at Jeff Klein's Sunset Tower Hotel on Tuesday night, June 5. She noticed him dining with a friend and refused to be seated near them.
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Robert Pattinson Confirms Reunion With David Cronenberg in 'Maps to the Stars'

June 08, 2012 01:58:25 GMT


Robert Pattinson's thriller "Cosmopolis" hasn't opened in theaters, but the actor already announces a new project with its director David Cronenberg. The "Twilight Saga" actor confirms that he will team up with the Canadian filmmaker once again in a long-gestating project called "Maps to the Stars".

The British actor, however, admits that he's not sure when they would kick off the production. "I don't know if I'm doing it next," so he tells Entertainment Weekly. Cronenberg himself reveals that he would also love to tap frequent collaborator Viggo Mortensen for the upcoming project.
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'America's Got Talent' Contestant Apologizes for Submitting Fake Soldier Photo


June 08, 2012 01:29:09 GMT


"America's Got Talent" contestant Timothy Michael Poe, who has been in question about the validity of his combat injury story, is once again caught in a controversy. This time, he has to defend himself after sending a picture of another man in combat, which was claimed to be taken from his time overseas, for the show's broadcast.

"I must have sent the wrong picture from my hard drive to 'AGT'," so Poe admits. "I was trying to hurry and get the picture to them that I did not take the time to really make sure. I apologize." He goes on reasoning, "[Show producers) kept pushing me and pushing me saying 'You need to put these out. You need to put these out.' "
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First Trailer for Jude Law and Rachel Weisz's Sex Drama '360'

June 08, 2012 01:25:04 GMT


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Magnolia Pictures has premiered the first trailer for Fernando Meirelles-directed psychosexual drama "360". Featuring the likes of Jude Law, Rachel Weisz, Ben Foster and Anthony Hopkins, the sneak-peek video presents intriguing stories of several different couples and their sexual encounters.

"360" is a gripping, modern, stylish kaleidoscope of interconnected love and relationships linking characters from different cities and countries in a vivid, suspenseful and deeply moving tale of romantic life in the 21st century. Starting in Vienna, the film beautifully weaves through Paris, London, Bratislava, Rio, Denver and Phoenix into a single, mesmerizing narrative.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Miley Cyrus Shows Off Engagement Ring, Reads 'Fifty Shades of Grey'


June 08, 2012 01:16:44 GMT


Newly-engaged Miley Cyrus flaunted her engagement ring. The 19-year-old actress showed off her new sparkler when making her way into LAX airport in Los Angeles on Thursday afternoon, June 7. She wore a sleeveless white top and a jacket which she paired with tight high-waisted denims and boots.

Miley was reportedly on her way to visit her fiance Liam Hemsworth, who is currently in New Orleans shooting his upcoming film "Empire State" with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Emma Roberts. She herself has just finished a photo shoot for a magazine in Malibu, where she's also spotted sporting the ring.
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Kim Kardashian Tweets Her Wardrobe Malfunction Pictures

June 07, 2012 20:10:42 GMT


Kim Kardashian's dress could not contain her curvy body. Minutes before she was due to take the stage on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Wednesday, June 6 night with her sisters, she suffered a wardrobe malfunction.

Kim was not ashamed of the incident, tweeting a photo of her skin-tight leather dress which is ripped open in the zipper. "About to do Jimmy Kimmel & my whole dress rips! Help!!! Time to sew me in...praying this works," she tweeted. Two assistants helped her with the sewing, sending the reality star right on time for the taping.
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Phillip Phillips' Surgery 'Went Well', Rep Said

June 07, 2012 18:44:22 GMT


Phillip Phillips has come out of surgery room on Wednesday, June 6 after a six and a half hour operation to remove several kidney stones. "Surgery went well," an "American Idol" rep told Access Hollywood on Thursday, June 7, "He's resting and will be ready for the Idol tour kick off July 6!"

TMZ reported that the stones "were so huge there was no chance he could've passed them on his own." The surgery was initially scheduled for last week but Phillips was having a fever and sinus infection that prevented him from going under the knife.
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Lindsay Lohan Officially Out of Gotti Biopic

June 07, 2012 18:10:30 GMT


After appearing for the press release and then switching roles, Lindsay Lohan eventually bows out of John Gotti biopic. A publicist representing both parties said on Thursday, June 7 that the producers and Lohan could not reach the middle in regards of her playing John Gotti Jr.'s wife in "Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father".

"I can confirm that Lindsay has not signed on to be a part of the John Gotti movie, nor is she in talks to join the cast, publicist Steve Honig said, adding "It does not look like an agreement can be made. Lindsay's representatives and film producers were unable to come to an agreement. Lindsay has the utmost respect for [director] Barry Levinson and the producers and hopes to work with them in the future and wishes them all the best."
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Charlie Sheen Threw Expletives After Denied Re-Entry


June 07, 2012 17:52:33 GMT


Charlie Sheen blew up at a female security guard at the Staples Center on Wednesday, June 6 night after he was denied re-entry. The "Anger Management" star was caught on video cursing at the security guard who would not budge.

Sheen and his buddies were taking a smoke break outside the stadium during the L.A. Kings game and were not allowed back in. "You know what? F**king blow my balls, alright, you f**king asshole," Sheen was heard yelling at the security guard.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Lauryn Hill Failed to File Three Years of Tax Returns

June 07, 2012 17:23:52 GMT


Lauryn Hill could face three years in prison and $300,000 fine if found guilty for failing to file income-tax returns. The singer was charged with willfully failing to file three years of income tax returns with the IRS.

U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced on Thursday, June 7 that Hill has not paid the taxes to her $1.8 million income for the calendar years of 2005, 2006, and 2007. Owning four corporations in addition to being an entertainer, she mainly gets her income from royalties from the recording and film industries.
 
 
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