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June 12, 2012

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'Gone with the Wind' Actress Ann Rutherford Died at 94

June 12, 2012 15:32:30 GMT


Ann Rutherford, Scarlett O'Hara's youngest sister in "Gone With the Wind", has died at the age of 94. She passed away on Monday, June 11 evening in her Beverly Hills home due to heart problems. A close friend actress Anne Jeffreys told LA Times that Rutherford's health has been declining over the years.

Born on November 2, 1920, Rutherford stopped acting in the 1950s before making a couple of guests appearances in 1970s. She married David May and had one daughter with him but they divorced. She then married producer William Dozier until his death in 1991. Rutherford is survived by her daughter and two grandsons.
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Shonda Rhimes Slams 'Bunheads' Over Lack of Diversity


June 12, 2012 09:14:33 GMT


Having won a number of recognitions at NAACP Image Awards, Shonda Rhimes isn't holding back her criticism over the lack of black actors on "Bunheads". At almost the same time the show premiered on ABC Family, the creator of Golden Globe-winning series "Grey's Anatomy" wrote on her Twitter page, "Hey @abcfbunheads: really? You couldn't cast even ONE young dancer of color so I could feel good about my kid watching this show? NOT ONE?"

Created by Amy Sherman-Palladino who also developed "Gilmore Girls", "Bunheads" focuses on Sutton Foster's Michelle, a former ballerina turned Vegas showgirl. She impulsively marries a man, moves to his coastal town and takes an uneasy role at her new mother-in-law's dance school. The show also highlights the relationship between Michelle and four young girls in the dance class, played by Bailey Buntain, Emma Dumont, Julia Goldani Telles and Kaitlyn Jenkins.
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Ex-Miss Pennsylvania: Miss Colorado and Miss South Carolina Shouldn't Be on Top 16


June 12, 2012 08:48:40 GMT


Rumor has it, former Miss Pennsylvania Sheena Monnin was not happy with the judge selections for the Top 16 in Miss USA 2012 recently. She reportedly thought Miss Colorado Marybel Gonzalez and Miss South Carolina Erika Powell were not beautiful enough to be on the list.

In text messages obtained by TMZ from Miss USA organization sources revealed that Sheena complained to a pageant official named Randy about the inclusion of Marybel and Erika on the list. "This is f***ing rigged," she allegedly confided. "Seriously? Colorado? South Carolina?"
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Preview of 'Oprah's Next Chapter' Featuring the Kardashians

June 12, 2012 08:32:02 GMT


Oprah Winfrey pays a visit to the famous Kardashian family in the next episode of "Oprah's Next Chapter". The host of the weekend talk show will be featured having a sit-down with Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian as well as their mother Kris Jenner and stepfather Bruce Jenner in their home in Hidden Hills, California.

Kim's younger brother Rob Kardashian, her little sisters Kylie and Kendall Jenner, Khloe's husband Lamar Odom and Kourtney's longtime partner Scott Disick will also take part in the interview. The episode will air Sunday, June 17 at a special time of 8/7c on Winfrey's cable channel OWN.
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New 'Brave' Clip Shows Unruly Triplets Performing Hilarious Play

June 12, 2012 08:29:31 GMT


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Walt Disney Pictures has revealed another clip to promote its forthcoming summer tentpole "Brave". Being titled "Triple Play", the snippet features a hilarious scene where Queen Elinor introduces her unruly triplets, Harris, Hubert, and Hamish, in a war play which soon becomes a mess as the three start to deliver performances with their fake weapons.

The naughty triplets are the son of King Fergus and the younger brothers to Merida, a Scottish princess who confronts tradition, destiny and the fiercest of beasts. Determined to carve her own path in life, the princess defies an age-old custom sacred to the uproarious lords of the land.
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Justin Bieber's 'As Long As You Love Me' Ft. Big Sean Arrives in Full


June 12, 2012 08:02:40 GMT


Counting down to the U.S. release of his new album "Believe", Justin Bieber releases another new song from the upcoming CD. After dropping Ludacris-assisted "All Around the World", he unleashes "As Long As You Love Me" which features Big Sean.

"As long as you love me/ We could be starving, we could be homeless, we could be broke," the teen singer croons romantic verses in the chorus. "As long as you love me/ I'll be your platinum, I'll be your silver, I'll be your gold."
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Ne-Yo Premieres Steamy Music Video for 'Lazy Love'

June 12, 2012 07:43:05 GMT


Ne-Yo gets seductive with a sexy lady in "Lazy Love" music video. Being debuted on BET'S 106 & Park, the steamy clip shows the "Let Me Love You" hitmaker flaunting his ripped abs while making love with a long-haired woman in a bedroom, a pool and in some other parts of a house.

"You got that I don't wanna, that I don't wanna go no where/That lazy love," so Ne-Yo sings in the chorus as he kisses his lady underwater and later smooches her in bed. "You got that I don't wanna, that I don't wanna do nothing/You got that lazy love."
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First Picture of 'Dexter' Season 7 Teases the Aftermath of the Big Revelation

June 12, 2012 07:42:39 GMT


The first look at "Dexter" season 7 has been shared in form of a photo. It offers a hint at Debra's reaction to seeing her brother Dexter executing last season's major villain Travis, featuring the female detective aiming her gun at the titular character.

"Viewers might think we shy away from that moment of Debra walking in and seeing Dexter stabbing into Travis' chest, but it's just the opposite," executive producer Scott Buck teases about the season opener. "She now has to deal with what she's seen and what she knows. And it forces him to defend and define himself."
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Lady GaGa Tweets Picture of Black Eye While Recovering From Concussion

June 12, 2012 07:21:21 GMT


Lady GaGa is still recovering from the concussion she got after she was accidentally hit by one of her dancers with a metal pole. The Mother Monster recently posted a picture of her with a dark circle around one of her eyes.

"Emerging from hours of sleep," she posted. "Still remiss if I should go outside, with this clonker I may be of questionable styling." Tweeting from her hotel room in Brisbane, she additionally wrote, "Very happy to be in beautiful Australia."
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Selena Gomez Wants to Work With Taylor Swift to Make 'Very Different' Album

June 12, 2012 06:51:49 GMT


Selena Gomez has revealed her dream collaboration list for her next album. Met over the weekend at Macy's Herald Square during an event to promote her self-titled fragrance, the Beatrice Quimby of "Ramona and Beezus" revealed that she hopes to land her BFF Taylor Swift and "We Are Young" hitmakers Fun. as her featured guests.

"I...want to work with Fun.," she said before adding, "I also want to work with Taylor too." Enlisting some artists with different genres (country and alternative rock in this case) is part of the former Disney darling's effort to feature a "very different" sound in the follow-up to her 2011 set "When the Sun Goes Down".
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Bret Easton Ellis Wants to Adapt 'Fifty Shades of Grey', Eyes Ryan Gosling as Christian


June 12, 2012 06:48:47 GMT


"Fifty Shades of Grey" has attracted interest from screenwriter Bret Easton Ellis. The "American Psycho" scribe has made a series of statements, confessing that he wants to write the script for the big screen take on E.L. James' steamy novel.

Taking to his Twitter account, Ellis recently wrote, "I'm putting myself out there to write the movie adaptation of 'Fifty Shades of Grey'..." The 48-year-old writer later claimed that he has contacted his agent about joining the project.
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Miley Cyrus' Brother and Brenda Song Call Off Engagement

June 12, 2012 06:15:15 GMT


Trace Cyrus and Brenda Song called it quits just a few months after getting engaged. The couple announced their breakup days after his teen sister Miley Cyrus announced her engagement to on-and-off boyfriend Liam Hemsworth.

Although the split was just announced, the former member of Metro Station and the "College Road Trip" actress actually have gone their separate ways since "a couple of months ago."
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Ashley Tisdale Joins 'Sons of Anarchy', Joseph Fiennes Could Be in 'American Horror Story'

June 12, 2012 06:00:20 GMT


Casting news comes from two of FX's hit shows, "Sons of Anarchy" and "American Horror Story". The former casts Ashley Tisdale as an escort called Emma Jean, while the latter is close to nab Joseph Fiennes to portray the head of an institution for the criminally insane where Jessica Lange's character works.

Tisdale's Jean is described as "desirable" and "high-priced," and she'll complicate the club's life. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 26-year-old singer/actress, who is best known for playing Sharpay Evans in the "High School Musical" films, will appear in two episodes that will be featured early in the upcoming fifth season.
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Report: Philip Seymour Hoffman Eyed to Play Plutarch Heavensbee in 'Catching Fire'

June 12, 2012 05:54:21 GMT


While it hasn't tapped an actor to tackle the coveted role of Finnick Odair, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" might be close to find its Plutarch Heavensbee. It has been reported that Philip Seymour Hoffman has been approached to play the new Head Gamemaker.

The scoop was first broken by Variety's Jeff Snider who wrote on Twitter, "PHILLIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN offered the role of PLUTARCH HEAVENSBEE in The Hunger Games sequel CATCHING FIRE!" Still, he noted, "Lionsgate had no comment."
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'God Bless the USA' Replaced by Justin Bieber's 'Baby', Original Singer Reacts


June 12, 2012 04:59:01 GMT


News that Justin Bieber's hit single "Baby" was played in a kindergarten graduation ceremony to replace "God Bless the USA" has reached the ears of Lee Greenwood, the man who wrote and recorded the patriotic song in 1980s. The 69-year-old singer issued a statement to condemn the school principal, Greta Hawkins, who initiated the replacement.

"I wrote 'God Bless the USA' about the love I have for this country and the struggle we have gone through to remain free," Lee said. Replying to argument that the lyrics might "offend other cultures," the singer said, "Our country was founded on the principle that it welcomes people of all cultures and gives them the same rights we have as citizens."
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ABC Files Opposition in Response to CBS 'Glass House' Restraining Order Request

June 12, 2012 04:33:54 GMT


As expected, ABC filed its opposition to CBS' temporary restraining order (TRO) request in "The Glass House" case on Monday, June 11. In a document filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, the defendant urges Judge Gary Allen Feess not to halt the reality show's premiere.

In the 31-page filing, the Alphabet says that the Eye "seeks a wholly unprecedented restraining order based on the alleged misappropriation of processes and techniques already well known to everyone who has ever worked in reality television." The defendant further claims that there's no "secret process" obtained from CBS by hiring people who previously worked on "Big Brother".
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Tom Cruise Admits Suri Was 'Taken Aback' by His 'Rock of Ages' Makeover

June 12, 2012 04:31:20 GMT


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Tom Cruise's drastic makeover as a glamrock star in "Rock of Ages" has apparently shocked his little daughter, Suri. The actor, who's usually known for his macho look in his movies, opened up that his 6-year-old daughter was "a little taken aback" by his physical transformation for the musical film.

"When I had the eyeliner on, and the painted nails, she was a little taken aback by that," Tom shared to Ryan Seacrest on his KIIS-FM radio show on Monday, June 11. "She was like, 'What is happening to my daddy?' "
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Glenn Beck Signs $100 Million Radio Deal With Premiere Networks

June 12, 2012 04:06:27 GMT


Glenn Beck has signed a new deal with Premiere Networks to continue distributing his radio show. Financial details in the contract are not disclosed, but a source in the know of the deal told the Associated Press that he has inked a five-year contract worth of $100 million.

If the info is correct, the paycheck with Premiere is twice of Beck's last contract with the Clear Channel subsidiary. The 48-year-old conservative radio host, who left Fox News last April, reportedly got $10 million a year from the company in 2007.
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Video: Lady GaGa Fires Back at Madonna Over 'Born This Way' Controversy

June 12, 2012 03:37:37 GMT


Lady GaGa has allegedly responded to Madonna's recent diss that the Mother Monster was ripping off her single "Express Yourself" for "Born This Way". During a concert in Auckland, New Zealand last Thursday, June 7, the "Judas" singer was believed to be firing back at Madge though she didn't mention the Queen of Pop's name.

When performing her single "Hair", GaGa sat down on her motorbike-shaped keyboard and in the middle of the song, she made a speech for the crowd. "It sometimes makes people feel better about themselves to put other people down or make fun of them or maybe make mockery of their work," so she said as captured in a video.
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'The Bachelorette' Recap: Emily Lashes Out at Kalon for Calling Her Daughter 'Baggage'

June 12, 2012 03:34:44 GMT


As Emily Maynard continued her dates with the 10 remaining guys on "The Bachelorette", she found there's another man in the group who would not fit for her and her daughter's life. It happened during a group date in which Chris, Arie, Ryan, Alejandro, Travis, John and Kalon participated.

Emily, who caught a cold, and the guys headed to Stratford-Upon-Avon to reenact scenes from Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet". Ryan and Kalon landed the Romeo role, while Emily was obviously cast as Juliet. Arie and Doug had to drag dress as they got to play a female nurse.
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Robin Roberts on Her Bone Marrow Disorder: I'm Focusing on the Fight, Not the Fright


June 12, 2012 03:00:56 GMT


Five years after battling breast cancer, Robin Roberts has another health scare. The "Good Morning America" host announced on the ABC breakfast TV show on Monday, June 11 that she has been diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome or MDS.

Talking further about the illness, Roberts dished on she would begin pre-treatment later that day and would get a transplant this fall with her sister Sally Ann Roberts, an anchor for WWL-TV in New Orleans, as a donor. "It's about focusing on the fight, not the fright," she said.
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Carrie Underwood Faces Storm in 'Blown Away' Video Teaser

June 12, 2012 02:24:34 GMT


Carrie Underwood has prepared a music video for her latest single "Blown Away" and given a glimpse of it via a 40-second teaser. In the snippet, the former "American Idol" winner is seen being caught in some dramatic moments as she runs toward an approaching tornado in one scene, and engaging in a heated argument with a man in another.

There is still no premiere date for the clip, but it's promised to come out "soon." The song itself is taken from the country music beauty's fourth studio installment of the same title, "Blown Away", which was released in the United States on May 1. The album peaked at No. 1 on Billboard 200 in its first week.
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J.J. Abrams Obtains 'Wunderkind' Script About Nazi Hunters

June 12, 2012 02:23:31 GMT


J.J. Abrams hasn't even finished working on the "Star Trek" sequel, but he has already nabbed a new movie project. On Monday, June 11, Paramount Pictures and Abrams' production banner Bad Robot announced that they have obtained the spec script of "Wunderkind", which is written by Patrick Aison.

"Wunderkind" itself is an action/thriller which is set in the 1970s against the backdrop of Cold War. The story revolves around a pair of Nazi hunters. One of them is a young CIA agent who investigates German war criminals, while the other one is an older man who serves for Israel's Mossad intelligence organization. Both of them later get intertwined and become unlikely partners.
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Lindsay Lohan Suspected of Lying About Car Crash


June 12, 2012 02:22:10 GMT


Lindsay Lohan reportedly has fed police with lie. The 25-year-old troubled actress told police investigating her car crash that she didn't sit behind the wheel, but her male companion contradicted her statement. The man, who was in the car when the accident happened, testified to the officers that she's the driver.

Several witnesses at the scene told TMZ that Lindsay and her companion both got out of the car on the passenger side after the wreck. Police reportedly will include her alleged lie in their report, which could trigger a probation violation in her shoplifting case. If she's convicted of giving false information, she could face the possibility of jail on 2 fronts.
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Charlize Theron Sports Newly Shaved Head for 'Mad Max: Fury Road' Role

June 12, 2012 01:37:15 GMT


Charlize Theron chopped her famous long blond hair for a new movie role. The Queen Ravenna of "Snow White and the Huntsman" has been photographed sporting shaved head under a fedora when leaving a doctor's office in Beverly Hills with her son Jackson on Monday, June 11.

As speculations started swirling as to why the Oscar winner cut off her hair, her representative confirmed to PEOPLE that the actress shaved her head last week for her role as Furiosa in upcoming film "Mad Max: Fury Road. She is expected to start filming it with Tom Hardy next month in Africa.
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'Mad Men' Season 5 Has Most-Watched Finale, Creator Says Peggy Is Still Part of the Show

June 12, 2012 01:34:41 GMT


"Mad Men" ended its fifth season on a high note. The episode tittled "The Phantom" which aired Sunday, June 10 pulled in a total of 2.7 million viewers, marking the most-watched season finale for the series. The number included 1.2 million viewers in the adults 18-49 demo, showing an 11% increase.

Overall, the fifth season was the most-watched chapter in the show's history with an average of 2.6 million viewers. It was up 15% from last season's average. Commenting on the show's performances, AMC's president Charlie Collier said, "As in each season prior, season five is now 'Mad Men's' most-watched season, an uncommon television growth record and a testament to the ongoing quality and uniqueness of this rare property."
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Pregnant Snooki Goes Clubbing With Other 'Jersey Shore' Cast

June 12, 2012 01:23:24 GMT


Snooki didn't let her pregnancy stop her from hitting the club. The pint-sized star went to club Karma in New Jersey with other "Jersey Shore" members on Saturday night, June 9, a day after the cast were involved in a brawl at the Seaside Heights hotspot Bamboo Bar.

The mom-to-be was joined by DJ Pauly D, Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, JWoww and Ronnie Ortiz-Magro. The animal-print lover "looked nice in a little leopard print top and a leopard print purse," a source revealed to PEOPLE. "It was probably the best I've seen her look."
 
 
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