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June 19, 2012

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'Breaking Dawn II' Teaser Trailer: Volturi Coming After Renesmee

June 19, 2012 15:20:19 GMT


Twenty four hours before the first trailer of "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part II" trailer comes out, a 10-second teaser was released. The sneak peek focuses on Bella and Edward's first child Renesmee and the attempt of Volturi to snatch the baby from them.

As Robert Pattinson's Edward says in the teaser, "The Volturi think Renesmee is an immortal child." Contrary to Volturi's belief, Renesmee is not an immortal child. Her mother says, "She was born, not bitten. She grows every single day!" Nevertheless, the royal vampire coven still comes for the baby with the intention to kill.
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Lindsay Lohan NOT Allowed to Drive During 'Liz and Dick' Production

June 19, 2012 09:18:27 GMT


Due to her history of DUIs and car accidents, Lindsay Lohan reportedly is not allowed to get behind the wheel for the duration of "Liz & Dick" shooting. The rule was stated in the insurance policy the production company of the Elizabeth Taylor biopic took out.

Sources told TMZ that the insurance company initially was extremely reluctant because it would take a major hit if the TV movie couldn't be completed. So, the no-driving rule was set for Lindsay to avoid the actress from getting any trouble that could affect the filming.
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New 'Weeds' Season 8 Teaser: Who Got the Bullet?

June 19, 2012 09:14:09 GMT


In anticipation of "Weeds" upcoming return, Showtime debuts another promo video for the eighth and final season of the show. It highlights the shooting that took place at the very end of the seventh season finale, but still doesn't reveal who got the bullet.

The snippet, however, sees paramedics treating someone unseen who is being carried on a stretcher. Back at Nancy's backyard, cops are chasing the suspect who is only seen from behind, while an elderly couple who are Nancy's neighbors watch it.
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Hilary Duff Sued by 2010 Car Crash Victim

June 19, 2012 08:54:13 GMT


Hilary Duff is slapped with a lawsuit over 2010 car accident. The new mom is accused of crashing her Range Rover into another car driven by Rachel Owens. The victim claims she suffered serious injuries in the accident.

Owens filed her complaint against the wife of Mike Comrie in L.A. County Superior Court. She stated the "Lizzie McGuire" star caused her to get "hurt and injured in her health, strength and activity, sustaining injury to her nervous system."
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Linkin Park Debut Music Video for 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' Soundtrack


June 19, 2012 08:29:26 GMT


Linkin Park have premiered a music video for "Powerless" which is featured in upcoming movie "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter". The three-minute video shows the Chester Bennington-fronted rock band performing the song on stage while tons of battle scenes from the movie appear in between the performance.

"Powerless" is also set to be played during the closing credits of the Benjamin Walker-starring movie. The song itself is lifted off Linkin Park's upcoming fifth album "Living Things", which is due in the United States on June 26.
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TV Academy Responds to Writers' Protest Over 'Community' Eligibility in Emmys' Animated Field

June 19, 2012 08:26:45 GMT


Writers of TV animated series launched a complaint against the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for allowing "Community" to join the race in two animated categories. "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane, "The Simpsons" showrunner Al Jean and 50 other writers/producers have signed a letter which demands an equal treatment for animated show writers.

"We have been told that animated program writers could not also submit their work for writing Emmys," so part of the letter, which was sent to TV Academy and its chair Bruce Rosenblum, read. "Imagine our surprise when this year we see 'Community' once again eligible for comedy series, writing, animated program, and short-form animated program."
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Phillip Phillips to Make a Comeback After Surgery at Fourth of July Show

June 19, 2012 08:10:44 GMT


Phillip Phillips is gearing up to return to the stage after going under the knife to fix his kidney problem earlier this month. The 21-year-old winner of "American Idol" eleventh season is set to perform at the fourth of July celebration on the National Mall in Washington D.C.

He's expected to sing his coronation single "Home" at the upcoming gig. "It's probably the biggest thing I've ever done besides 'American Idol'," he told the Associated Press. "I'm just excited to get out there and do my first real live performance since everything that's been going on."
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Kim Kardashian Considers to Have Baby Via Artificial Insemination


June 19, 2012 07:41:27 GMT


Kim Kardashian has already had a backup plan if she's still single when reaching 40. Making no secret of her desire to build a family, the 31-year-old reality TV star told her sister Kourtney Kardashian that she would try IVF to get pregnant.

"If I'm 40 and not married, I would have a baby artificially inseminated," the girlfriend of Kanye West revealed to the pregnant star. The "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" member added, "I would feel like Mary, like Jesus is my baby, you know?''
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First Look at Madonna's 'Turn Up the Radio' Music Video


June 19, 2012 07:33:40 GMT


Madonna has been working on the visuals for "Turn Up the Radio" and has given a sneak peek at it in form of a photo. Making its way out via her manager Guy Oseary's Twitter account, the picture shows the Queen of Pop rocking a black cleavage-baring top completed with matching cap and gloves.

In the image, Madge is seen walking toward a Cadillac convertible full of dancers or extras who don unconventional clothes. The scene was filmed in Florence, Italy, with Tom Munro reportedly serving as the director and her longtime collaborator Martin Solveig producing.
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Benjamin Walker Premieres 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' in New York

June 19, 2012 07:13:44 GMT


After being screened at the USS Abraham Lincoln, "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" held its premiere in New York on Monday night, June 18. Taking place at the AMC Loews Lincoln Square, the special screening event was supported by the film's leading cast members, including Benjamin Walker and Mary Elizabeth Winstead.

Walker who plays Abe in the thriller looked sleek in a traditional two-piece black suit, while Winstead opted to go with a classy look. Letting loose her long brown hair, the Mary Todd Lincoln depicter kept it conservative in a long-sleeved golden dress that she paired with nude-colored platform heels.
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Jay-Z Slapped With Copyright Lawsuit Over 'Decoded' Book

June 19, 2012 07:06:09 GMT


Jay-Z is facing a copyright-infringement lawsuit. In the legal documents, the Roc Nation founder is accused by a man named Patrick White of stealing portions of his writing and using them without his consent on 2010's book "Decoded".

White claimed his laptop was stolen in 2009. "My personal computer was compromised, resulting in my personal work to be used in Jay-Z's book Decoded which was released in 2010," he explained in the hand-written lawsuit.
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'Homeland' and 'Community' Win Top Honors at 2012 Critics' Choice TV Awards

June 19, 2012 06:28:13 GMT


"Homeland" won big at the second annual Critics' Choice Television Awards held on Monday, June 18. The Golden Globe-winning action thriller show edged out "Breaking Bad", "Downton Abbey", "Game of Thrones", "The Good Wife" and "Mad Men" to snatch the Best Drama Series award. Its lead actress Claire Danes also bagged the Best Actress in a Drama Series kudo.

Although losing to "Homeland" for the Best Drama Series title, "Breaking Bad" did not come home empty handed as its stars Bryan Cranston and Giancarlo Esposito were named Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor respectively in a Drama Series. Meanwhile, "Mad Men" scored a win through Christina Hendricks, who was named Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.
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Report: Tom Hiddleston Set to Star as Porn Baron in 'The King of Soho'

June 19, 2012 06:26:30 GMT


After playing villainous Loki in "The Avengers", Tom Hiddleston could end up starring as a porn baron in his upcoming film. Rumor has it, the "Thor" actor has been tapped to play adult magazine mogul Paul Raymond in a biopic called "The King of Soho".

The report was broken by Daily Mail, which also claimed that Paul's son Howard Raymond will write the script. "You can't imagine how delighted I am by this - chuffed to bits," so Howard told the tabloid. "We've waited a long time to get the right person and in Tom we finally have. It's a difficult role, not because he is playing my father but because he is in every scene in the film."
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Alarm Goes Off at Justin Bieber's Concert at Apollo Theater


June 19, 2012 06:02:21 GMT


Justin Bieber had to halt his jam-packed concert at the Apollo Theater on Monday, June 18 when fire alarm went off. "Literally, the boy blew up the Apollo - he heated up the Apollo," his manager Scooter Braun told the Associated Press in a phone interview.

The alarm went off following a power outage that cut the power for most of the stage instruments including the lightings. It happened near the end of the gig which was taped as part of an NBC special to air on a later date and a cross-promotion for Bieber's new album "Believe".
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Rihanna Confirmed to Appear on Oprah Winfrey's 'Next Chapter'

June 19, 2012 05:03:05 GMT


Rihanna is set to have a sit-down with former daytime talk-show queen Oprah Winfrey. The interview with the Barbados-born singer will be featured in an upcoming August episode of the Oscar nominee's primetime program "Oprah's Next Chapter".

Confirming Riri's appearance was none other than the former host of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" herself. "she's coming soon," so Winfrey wrote in response to a tweet asking her to get the "Only Girl (In the World)" hitmaker on her show. When another Twitter user asked if she meant it, she simply replied, "yep.August."
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New Clips for Woody Allen's Romantic Comedy 'To Rome with Love'

June 19, 2012 04:44:23 GMT


Woody Allen's upcoming romantic movie "To Rome with Love" has unveiled not just one but two new clips. The snippets show the story of two different couples. The first one, which is titled "I Can't Stop Myself", features Jesse Eisenberg kissing Greta Gerwig in front of Alec Baldwin. Gerwig, however, abruptly stops it and complains that she doesn't feel good about locking lips with her own best friend.

The second one, meanwhile, focuses on Penelope Cruz and Alessandro Tiberi. Titled "Wild Times", the clip shows Cruz and Tiberi having a discussion about sex when they take a casual walk at a park. Unexpectedly, Cruz pushes Tiberi behind the bush and starts to undress him as saying that he needs a lesson in love.
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Paul McCartney Reveals Workout Secret to Stay Young and Healthy at 70


June 19, 2012 04:41:37 GMT


Paul McCartney celebrated his 70th birthday on June 18. In a recent interview, the former member of The Beatles revealed what he did to stay young and healthy. He said that despite his tight schedule, he managed to do exercise for years by treating his gigs as gyms.

"I've been having cardiovascular exercise for years but it's on stage," Mecca opened up his secret as quoted by the Daily Star. "I can't believe I do a three-hour show without taking a breath. You assume you would be feeling it now but it's the opposite."
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'The X Factor' Kicks Off FOX's List of Fall Premiere Dates

June 19, 2012 04:15:57 GMT


The fall premiere dates of FOX have been announced, letting people know when they can tune in the highly-anticipated return of "The X Factor (US)". The singing competition show, which has added Britney Spears and Demi Lovato to the judge panel, will air the first part of its season 2 premiere on Wednesday, September 12. The second part will air the next day, with "Glee" season 4 set to premiere afterward.

New comedy "The Mob Doctor" will debut Monday, September 17 after the premiere of "Bones" season 8. "New Girl" will return with two new episodes on Tuesday, September 25, intercepted with the series premiere of "Ben and Kate". Mindy Kaling's "The Mindy Project" will follow later that night, at 9:30 P.M. to be exact.
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'The Dark Knight Rises' Opening-Night Tickets Scalped for $150

June 19, 2012 04:12:45 GMT


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Batman fanboys will have to spend more money if they want to watch the midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises". The highly-anticipated film's advanced tickets have been promptly sold out after they officially went on sale June 11. However, it is now said that the tickets are back for purchase but only if moviegoers would pay an estimated $150, which inflated 80% from the original price.

A quick search on eBay proves that the opening-night tickets for the Batman movie are available again for over $100 in major markets. According to Entertainment Weekly, a scalper sells the tickets for the screening at the Lincoln Square Theater in New York for $114 each, while another one sells the tickets for the Arclight in Los Angeles for $150 which is worth one gallon of gasoline. In London, meanwhile, the midnight screening tickets are sold for 300 pounds.
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Lindsay Lohan's Rep Explains Midnight Party Post 'Exhaustion' Claim


June 19, 2012 03:44:27 GMT


Lindsay Lohan went out late at swanky L.A. hotspot Chateau Marmont on Saturday, June 16, one day after the 25-year-old blonde beauty sparked health scare for skipping "Liz & Dick" filming due to "exhaustion and dehydration." Soon after the news broke out, her representative Steven Honig issued a statement to explain the outing.

"Lindsay had been working the night shift the last 2 or 3 nights so it's quite reasonable that she was up and having dinner at 1 am," the rep said. "She's working a shift from 8 pm to 9 am. It takes her body a day or two to adjust back from that timing. At 7:30 am on Monday morning, she was in the car and on her way to the set by 8 am."
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Mike Tyson Teams Up With Spike Lee for Broadway Show

June 19, 2012 03:23:29 GMT


It has been confirmed that Mike Tyson is heading to Broadway. The former heavyweight world champion is set to team up with filmmaker Spike Lee to adapt his one-man show, "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth", for a limited run at the Longacre Theater.

The play, which will also mark Lee's Broadway debut, is scheduled to run from July 31 to August 5. "It is an honor to work with Spike Lee," so Tyson said when announcing the project on Monday, June 18. "I have always admired his work."
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'The Bachelorette' Recap: No Elimination at Rose Ceremony


June 19, 2012 03:21:42 GMT


Emily Maynard cut more guys in the latest episode of "The Bachelorette", but not without a twist. The mother of one dumped two of the eight remaining suitors earlier in the Monday, June 18 outing, but couldn't choose when she had to axe another man during the rose ceremony.

The first one to get sent home was Travis, who also got the first solo date in the episode set in Dubrovnik, Croatia. The couple walked around the town, went wall climbing and danced, before enjoying a dinner.
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Nick Stahl Missing Again After Leaving Rehab Against Doctor's Order

June 19, 2012 02:50:15 GMT


Nick Stahl, the "Terminator 3: Rise of The Machines" actor, has gone missing once again just one day after being reported to have checked out of rehab. "He's been missing for four days," his wife, Rose Murphy Stahl, told E! News. "But I don't want to comment any further."

32-year-old Nick reportedly stayed at a friend's house after leaving rehab last weekend. The John Connor depicter was later spotted in downtown Los Angeles and returned to his friend's afterwards, but no one saw him again after he left the house on Thursday night, June 14.
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will.i.am Adds Justin Bieber and Ne-Yo as Guests on His Solo Album

June 19, 2012 02:48:42 GMT


will.i.am has revealed who else he will team up with for his upcoming solo album "#willpower". While discussing his latest studio installment with Billboard, the Black Eyed Peas member spilled that he has added the likes of Justin Bieber and Ne-Yo as the featured guests on the album.

Also lining up as the guests on "#willpower" are such artists as Nicole Scherzinger, LMFAO and Eva Simons among others. Explaining why he decided to work with musicians from different genres, Will said, "There's classical s***, like just me and a guitar and an orchestra or me with just an orchestra and a kid's choir."
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Video Premiere: 2 Chainz's 'No Lie' Ft. Drake

June 19, 2012 02:21:55 GMT


2 Chainz has released the music video for "No Lie", which features Drake, for his fans' viewing pleasure. Made under the direction of Director X, the black-and-white clip features the Georgia rapper and his collaborator performing while black paint dripping slowly down the white walls behind them. When they don't appear in the same frame, the "Undastatement" rhymer sits among scantily-clad women, and Drizzy smokes from a hookah.

"No Lie" is the lead single lifted off 2 Chainz's upcoming debut studio album "Based on a T.R.U. Story". The track debuted in the top 50 of Billboard Hot 100 after it was released on iTunes May 8.
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Meek Mill Denies Chris Brown or Drake Threw Bottles in Nasty Bar Fight

June 19, 2012 02:20:56 GMT


While Chris Brown and Drake remained quiet about details of their bottle-hurling scuffle, fellow artist Meek Mill broke his silence. The Maybach Music Group rapper, who happened to be at the club when the altercation occured, said in his testimony that neither Chris nor Drake threw any bottles during the brawl.

Talking to XXL, Meek claimed, "Chris and Drake, them two was there but its other people that be around that take s**t to the next level." He continued testifying, "Things just happen in the club. I seen girls in there throwing bottles, all types of s**t. All types of people. I never seen Chris Brown or Drake throw a bottle and I was there."
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Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone Dazzling in Black at 'Amazing Spider-Man' U.K. Premiere

June 19, 2012 01:48:51 GMT


"The Amazing Spider-Man" has been premiered in London on Monday night, June 18. Dazzling on the red carpet that rolled out outside the Odeon Leicester Square in London were the superhero film's leading couple, Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone.

Looking sleek in Tom Ford black suit, Garfield was all smiles as he posed for the swarming cameramen. Stone, meanwhile, kept it simple in a black V-neck bodice jumpsuit designed by Elie Saab. She finished off her look with jewelry by Van Cleef & Arpels.
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Arsenio Hall to Debut New Late Night Show in 2013

June 19, 2012 01:29:52 GMT


Arsenio Hall is officially coming back to television with a nightly syndicated program. Following long speculation about his new gig, CBS Television Distribution announced on Monday, June 18 that the 56-year-old actor/comedian has signed up to host the yet-to-be-titled late night talk show.

"We're excited to welcome Arsenio back to the family and partnering on his new, late-night syndicated talk show," said CBSTVD president John Nogawski. "Years ago, he transcended time periods and attracted a crossover audience while bringing a fresh perspective to late night."
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Video: Sharon Osbourne Crying on TV Over Jack's Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis

June 19, 2012 01:28:36 GMT


Sharon Osbourne was overwhelmed with emotion when talking about her son Jack Osbourne's multiple sclerosis. The cancer survivor discussed her family's latest ordeal during a recent episode of "The Talk", where she served as one of the co-hosts, and broke down into tears in the process.

"He's doing really, really good and I want to thank everyone for all their texts and goodwill and love they send to us," Sharon said with quivering voice when asked about the matter by fellow co-host Julie Chen. Julie herself called Jack "an amazing guy, he's very courageous."
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Alex Pettyfer Cast as Pivotal Character in 'The Butler'

June 18, 2012 19:30:04 GMT


Lee Daniels' "The Butler" adds one more actor to the list. "Magic Mike" star Alex Pettyfer is joining the star-studded movie in the role of Thomas Westphall which has a pivotal influence on Forest Whitaker's Eugene Allen and the rest of the character's life.

Based on Wil Haygood's Washington Post "A Butler Well Served by This Election", the movie has had stellar cast ensemble including Jane Fonda playing Nancy Reagan. There will also be Oprah Winfrey, Minka Kelly, Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard, Lenny Kravitz, David Oyelowo and Alan Rickman. Meanwhile, Vanessa Redgrave is still in talks to join.
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'Wide Awake' Video Sneak Peek: Katy Perry Trapped in Mirror World


June 18, 2012 18:47:13 GMT


Fresh from performing "Wide Awake" at Sunday, June 17 ceremony of Much Music Video Awards, Katy Perry gives a sneak peek of the single's music video. Perry picks a fairy tale theme for her final video from "Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection", releasing a pic where she's stuck in the mirror world.

The photo which was posted on MTV is Perry's version of Lewis Carroll's "Through the Looking Glass". She fell down a rabbit hole and into a labyrinth filled with mirrors. A teaser trailer of the music video had revealed that "Wide Awake" is the final chapter in a tome about Perry's life.
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Shia LaBeouf Goes Completely Nude for Sigur Ros' Music Video

June 18, 2012 18:11:30 GMT


Shia LaBeouf was totally naked as the video model of Icelandic band Sigur Ros' "Fjogur Piano". The "Transformers" actor portrays the male in a video that tells the story of "a couple caught up in a destructive spiral, possibly revolving around drug addiction, lovesick co-dependence or both."

According to Wall Street Journal, Sigur Ros asked a dozen of filmmakers to make a creative music video inspired by one of the songs in their new album "Valtari". They were each given $10,000 budget and no instructions. Tel Aviv filmmaker Alma Har'el won the challenge with her seven-minute video.
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Charlie Sheen to Quit Acting After 'Anger Management' Ends

June 18, 2012 17:46:05 GMT


Charlie Sheen reveals his plan to quit acting after "Anger Management" is done. The former "Two and a Half Men" said that his new project is his "swan song", adding that he would resort to real life involving family.

"When I'm done with this business it's just going to be about soccer games and amusement parks," the 46-year-old told New York Times. "And when [Anger Management] ends, I'm done. This is my swan song." Sheen is the father of a 27-year-old daughter, two young daughters and 2-year-old twin boys from three previous relationships.
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Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles Expecting First Child in November

June 18, 2012 17:27:47 GMT


"Duets" mentor Jennifer Nettles is pregnant with her first child, it has been announced. "They are thrilled beyond belief," Sugarland's manager, Gail Gellman, told People. Nettles is due to give birth in November.

Shortly after the announcement, Nettles wrote on Twitter, "Thanks for all the love and well wishes from fans, friends, radio friends and industry friends! Y'all are the best and so supportive! Love!"
 
 
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