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July 04, 2012

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Rapper Frank Ocean Came Out as Gay on Independence Day


July 04, 2012 16:54:05 GMT


Odd Future rapper Frank Ocean declares his independence on U.S. Independence Day, revealing that his first love was with a man. The Kanye West protege came out of the closet after a BBC1 Xtra writer pointed out that he uses "him" instead of "her" on several tracks in his upcoming album "Channel Orange".

Ocean met somebody four summers ago. "I was 19 years old. He was too. We spent that summer, and the summer after, together. By the time I realized I was in love, it was malignant. It was hopeless. There was no escaping, no negotiating with the feeling. No choice. It was my first love, it changed my life," he said.
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Nina Dobrev Rapping About Lotion in Funny or Die Video

July 04, 2012 10:10:59 GMT


Nina Dobrev shares some tips to enjoy summer without getting burned in a new Funny or Die video. Rocking a sexy bikini, the Elena depicter on "The Vampire Diaries" is seen rapping with actor Nick Braun to remind people to use SPF lotion when spending time under direct sunlight.

In some points in the video, the 23-year-old brunette spits the song's lyrics in a Bulgarian accent and calls some chick a b***h. Getting some energy from the sun, she later unleashes her super power which demolishes other people in the beach. At the end of the video, she says, "I love you Will," while her hands are chained.
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Justin Bieber Announces U.K. Tour Dates for 'Believe'

July 04, 2012 09:43:54 GMT


Teen pop idol Justin Bieber has announced tour dates in the UK for 2013. He will be doing six shows early next year but tickets go on sale this Friday, July 6, at 9 A.M. and are expected to sell out quite fast.

The teen will kick it off on September 29 in Glendale, AZ and is expected to wrap it up next year on April 22 in Stockholm, SE. More dates with destinations around the world will be announced sometime soon.
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Katy Perry Gets Close With British Fans at 'Part of Me' London Premiere

July 04, 2012 09:29:15 GMT


Katy Perry has flown to the UK to promote her 3-D documentary concert film. On Tuesday, July 3, the singer greeted her fans when attending the premiere of "Katy Perry: Part of Me" in Empire Leicester Square, London.

The California-born artist was stunning in a ballerina-inspired white and gold gown by Marchesa which was teamed with glittering high heels when hitting the pink carpet. She completed the look by rocking fake Union Jack eyelashes.
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Bowling For Soup's Frontman Is the New Voice of Chuck E. Cheese

July 04, 2012 09:24:22 GMT


CEC Entertainment Inc., the parent company of restaurant Chuck E. Cheese, posted an image of a silhouette of a guitar-playing mouse on its Facebook page on Tuesday, July 3. It include a tagline that read, "You've never seen Chuck E. Cheese rock like this!"

The mouse is ditching the baseball cap and fingerless gloves and is replacing it with a guitar and red sneakers to match his new rocker look. To go along with the reimaging of the character, Jarret Reddick, frontman of Bowling For Soup, has been hired to be the mouse's new voice.
News > Movie News

Tom Cruise Named the Highest-Paid Actor Amid Divorce Issue

July 04, 2012 09:18:22 GMT


Amid his headline-grabbing divorce news with Katie Holmes, Tom Cruise has been announced as the highest-paid actor according to Forbes. The actor, who turned 50 on Tuesday, July 3, successfully pocketed a walloping $75 million from his movies between May 2011 and May this year.

Cruise enjoyed a massive success after his movie "Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol", which was released last December, took in more than $700 million globally. The "Valkyrie" thesp also got paid well for the upcoming sci-fi film "Oblivion", which is scheduled to hit theaters in April 2013.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Bruce Willis and Demi Moore's Daughter Hit With Nude Photo Scandal

July 04, 2012 09:00:02 GMT


Tallulah Willis, who is the youngest daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, is the latest celebrity entangled in a nude photo scandal. The steamy pictures reportedly feature the 18-year-old in various states of fully topless.

According to Radar Online, there are four risque pictures of Tallulah, who made her debut at Le Bal des Debutantes in Paris, France in fall 2011. Featuring her smoking a joint, they are allegedly being shopped around media outlets.
News > TV News

Winner of 'The Bachelorette' Season 8 Allegedly Leaks


July 04, 2012 08:40:43 GMT


There are two episodes left before viewers find out who wins Emily Maynard's heart on "The Bachelorette", but Reality Steve claims to have got the answer. According to the site which is known for its accurate spoilers about the reality series, [SPOILER ALERT!] Jef Holm is the winner of the show's eighth season.

Reality Steve has no idea who got the boot after the overnight dates, but says that Jef proposed to Emily in Curacao and she said "yes." It is further reported that the couple are still engaged today. It isn't clear, however, if there's any of the men who met Emily's daughter Ricki.
News > Movie News

Matthew McConaughey Scares Juno Temple With Disturbing Story in 'Killer Joe' Clip

July 04, 2012 08:18:07 GMT


Matthew McConaughey has a horrible story to tell in a new clip for "Killer Joe". Being released via /Film, the snippet shows McConaughey speaking to Juno Temple about a nasty story of a guy who sets his genital on fire after his girlfriend has an affair with someone else.

Temple plays Dottie, the sister of Emile Hirsch's character Chris. When Chris finds himself in debt to a drug lord, he hires a hit man to dispatch his mother, whose $50,000 life insurance policy benefits Dottie. Chris finds Joe Cooper (McConaughey), a creepy, crazy Dallas cop who moonlights as a contract killer.
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Tom Cruise Returns Home Alone on 50th Birthday, Son Connor Tweets About Family

July 04, 2012 07:57:53 GMT


Tom Cruise originally wanted to spend his 50th birthday in Iceland, but changed his plan after his wife Katie Holmes filed for divorce last week. The "Mission: Impossible" star left Europe on Tuesday, July 3 when he was supposed to celebrate the milestone with his family.

Cruise boarded his private jet at around 2 in the morning and was said to be heading to his home in California. He reportedly begged his wife to go to Iceland so that he could try to resolve their issues, but Holmes refused and this led to a huge fight.
News > Music News

Zac Brown Band Debut Animated Music Video for 'The Wind'

July 04, 2012 07:53:20 GMT


Zac Brown Band get animated in a music video for their latest single "The Wind". Making its way out via CMT, the clip is directed by Mike Judge who is known for creating TV series "Beavis and Butt-Head" and "King of the Hill".

The video shows the origin of Robo Redneck aka The Six Million Dollar Honky. In the visuals, the animated version of lead singer Zac Brown is rebuilt as a man-robot hybrid, who hunts ducks, drinks beer and is very good at knife throwing as well as playing guitar, after he's nearly killed in an adventure in the woods.
News > Music News

Madonna's Tour Truck Overturns in Sweden

July 04, 2012 07:26:45 GMT


A truck containing sound equipment for Madonna's MDNA roadshow has overturned on a highway in Sweden while on its way to Goteborg for her next tour stop. At least one person has been injured in the accident and three cars were damaged.

Some of the sound equipment may have been damaged but according to Christopher Akesson, a spokesman for Live Nation, there are no signs that the tour is in any kind of trouble. "I suspect that if there was anything serious, we would have had information about it by this time," the rep said.
News > TV News

'Pretty Little Liars' 3.05 Clips: Jenna's New Deal

July 04, 2012 07:26:04 GMT


"Pretty Little Liars" is absent this week, but fans can get sneak peeks of the next episode. New clips have just been shared online, with one of them highlighting Jenna who invites the Liars to her birthday party. When Spencer says Jenna said she needed protection and they had a deal, the stepsister of Toby replies, "Well this is the new deal. I feel a lot more safer when I'm in charge of what happens to me."

In another clip, Aria treats Ezra to a glass of coffee and a bag of food, as she is apparently concerned about his financial issue. But the teacher insists she doesn't have to feed him and he can survive with his savings and tutoring gig.
News > Movie News

MGM Sues 'Raging Bull II' Producers, Wants the Film to Stop Production

July 04, 2012 07:01:44 GMT


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Martin Guigui's "Raging Bull II" has been struck with legal issue. On Tuesday, July 3, MGM has decided to file a lawsuit against the upcoming film's producers as well as former boxer Jake LaMotta, whose real-life story was adapted into Martin Scorsese's 1980 iconic movie "Raging Bull".

Deadline reported that MGM filed its 7-page complaint, claiming breach of contract and four other counts. The studio wanted the court to halt the production of Guigui's movie which is currently shooting in Los Angeles. The company also wanted to "make sure the indie movie never sees the light of day."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Anderson Cooper Thanks Fans for Support, Chely Wright Calls Him 'Inspiring'

July 04, 2012 06:58:44 GMT


Anderson Cooper is grateful for the outpouring support coming from fellow celebrities and journalists as well as fans alike. The Silver Fox tweets, "I appreciate all the nice tweets. I am in Botswana working but want to wish everyone a great 4th of July!"

He got congratulation and words of encouragement from Ellen DeGeneres, Neil Patrick Harris, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Kathy Griffin among others. Most recently, he was praised by Chely Wright, who came out as gay two years ago.
News > Music News

Christina Aguilera's New Song to Come Out in August

July 04, 2012 06:41:10 GMT


Christina Aguilera has been working on her next album to follow up her 2010 set "Bionic" and is set to share a sneak peek to it this summer. A source tells Billboard that a new song from the judge/mentor on "The Voice" will be released in early August.

Described as a club banger, the highly anticipated track is produced by Swedish pop hit-maker Max Martin, who has worked with such A-list artists as Britney Spears, Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson, Usher and Maroon 5. It is further reported that the song's chorus features the line, "All I want to do is what you wanted."
News > Music News

Norah Jones' 'Everybody Needs a Best Friend' Music Video Is Out

July 04, 2012 05:08:32 GMT


Norah Jones has just released a music video in support of her latest single "Everybody Needs a Best Friend". The music video doesn't feature the sultry-voiced singer, but is filled with footage from newly-released movie "Ted", for which the single serves as a theme.

The music video does a good job at promoting the already-successful film with clips that provide a dialogue-free peek into the premise of the film. Anyone who has yet to hear about the new comedy written by "Family Guy" creator, Seth MacFarlane, will be able to understand what the movie is about without giving too much away.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Big Sean, Pusha T, Tyga and Nicki Minaj Weigh In on Chris Brown and Drake Fight

July 04, 2012 04:34:15 GMT


Almost a month after Chris Brown and Drake were involved in a nasty bar brawl, fellow stars like Big Sean, Pusha T, Tyga and Nicki Minaj spoke up about the two love rivals' altercation and offered their opinion on that matter. The male rappers are good pals of Breezy, while Minaj is the labelmate of Drizzy and Tyga.

Being in the same label with Drizzy and befriending Breezy, the "Rack City" hitmaker refused to take side in the beef. "Nobody wants to see them beef," he told MTV News on the red carpet for 2012 BET Awards over the weekend. "They both make great music, they're both talented, but at the end of the day, as men, they have to figure out what they want to do."
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'Bachelor Pad' Season 3 Adds Latest 'Bachelorette' Reject as Final Contestant

July 04, 2012 04:27:14 GMT


The final contestant of "Bachelor Pad" season 3 has been revealed. Following his elimination in the latest episode of "The Bachelorette", Chris Bukowski is announced to round up the list of people who will compete on the game show.

The "Bachelor Pad" stint reunites Chris with Tony Pieper and Kalon McMahon, who were all vying to win Emily Maynard's heart in the eighth season of "The Bachelorette". The other contestants are 12 "The Bachelor"/"The Bachelorette" alumni and some "super fans" of the dating show franchise.
News > Movie News

First Look: Jennifer Hudson and Garrett Hedlund on 'Lullaby' Set

July 04, 2012 04:21:32 GMT


Jennifer Hudson and Garrett Hedlund dressed into their characters when filming a scene for upcoming dramedy "Lullaby". The two were caught on camera starting their working day on the set of the movie in New York City last Saturday, June 30.

Ditching her signature diva look, "American Idol" alum Hudson was snapped rocking blue nursing scrubs complete with a name tag, a long black coat and a matching backpack. "Tron Legacy" actor Hedlund, meanwhile, sported new darker hair while rocking a layered jacket and denims that he paired with black boots.
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Carly Rae Jepsen and Owl City Film Video for 'Good Time'

July 04, 2012 03:48:37 GMT


Carly Rae Jepsen, who has caught the attention of millions of people with her catchy song "Call Me Maybe", is getting ready to promote a new single. Collaborating with Owl City, she has filmed a music video for an infectious summer anthem called "Good Time".

"Just landed in NYC! Shooting the Good Time video with @owlcity TMR! Pray for sun!" the Canadian singer tweeted. One-man band Adam Young, meanwhile, uploaded on his Twitter page a picture reflecting the warm sunny day from the video set.
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'Rizzoli and Isles' 3.06 Preview: Mask Party and Maura's Shocking Past

July 04, 2012 03:40:13 GMT


Jane will once again go undercover when she handles the next case on "Rizzoli & Isles". A rich financier is found stuffed in a trashcan wearing a cloak and mask, forcing Jane to blend with partygoers in a mask party to figure out what happened. The killer, however, has claimed another victim before the detective is able to catch him/her.

While helping Jane to solve the murder case, Maura deals with her personal issue. She is on the verge of sharing her secret with her biological mother Dr. Hope Davis (Sharon Lawrence) as she makes a deeper connection with Hope and her half-sister, who still don't know that Maura is related to them.
News > Movie News

New 'Pacific Rim' Picture Unveils First Look at Charlie Hunnam and Rinko Kikuchi

July 04, 2012 03:31:41 GMT


Another movie has released a brand new still before heading to the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con. After Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" dropped a set of fresh images that offer a look at some new scenes, this time Guillermo del Toro's "Pacific Rim" unveils its latest picture that presents a first look at Charlie Hunnam and Rinko Kikuchi.

Hitting the web in a form of scanned image, the still, which is featured in the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly, features a futuristic setting of the sci-fi movie. Rocking all-black metal costumes, Hunnam and Kikuchi are seen getting ready to start up their trusted robots called Jaegers.
News > Celebrity Gossip

'Jersey Shore' Star Deena Cortese Fined for 'Failing to Use the Sidewalk'

July 04, 2012 03:20:46 GMT


"Jersey Shore" member Deena Nicole Cortese escaped criminal charges after being arrested on a disorderly conduct charge for drunkenly dancing on the street last month. She, however, didn't walk away freely as judge ordered her to pay $139 in fines.

25-year-old Deena was cited for "failing to use the sidewalk." She told judge Municipal Court Judge Dan Sahin, "I'm sorry if I caused any trouble," to which the judge replied, "Ms. Cortese, please keep in mind you're taking police officers away from a job they have to do."
News > Music News

Andre 3000 to Cover The Beatles' Song in Jimi Hendrix Biopic

July 04, 2012 02:56:17 GMT


Tackling the lead role in "All Is by My Side", Andre Benjamin aka Andre 3000 will not only show his acting skill but also his vocal chops. The film's producers have said that the rapper/actor will be covering songs by The Beatles, Muddy Waters, Chip Taylor, Elmore James and more in the Jimi Hendrix biopic.

The OutKast member will be seen singing "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band", "Wild Thing", "Hound Dog", "Mannish Boy", "Bleeding Heart", "Future Trip" and "Driving South". They are the songs that Hendrix covered in his performances in between 1966 and 1967.
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'Dredd' Debuts Motion Poster Ahead of Comic-Con Screening

July 04, 2012 02:33:05 GMT


Lionsgate Films has unleashed a motion poster to promote its upcoming comic book movie, "Dredd". The one-sheet offers a quick glimpse at Karl Urban's lead character shooting a wall with his trusty gun. It also has a hashtag that reads, "#JudgmentIsComing."

At the same time the poster made its way out onto the web, Lionsgate announced that it would be hosting a screening event for "Dredd" at the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con. The advance screening would be held during the convention's preview night on Thursday, July 11.
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50 Cent Reveals Title of Next Album, to Release Free 'Appetizer'


July 04, 2012 02:30:27 GMT


50 Cent has announced that his official next album under Interscope Records will be titled "Street King Immortal". The rapper has decided to give fans what he calls an "appetizer" and release it for free before rolling out the official new CD.

The G-Unit rhymer will release "Street King Immortal" this November after it's being delayed for several months. The album was originally slated for a December 2011 release, and the 36-year-old rapper stated problems with his label as the cause of the delay.
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Jena Malone Officially Offered to Play Johanna Mason in 'Catching Fire'

July 04, 2012 01:56:18 GMT


After Mia Wasikowska confirmed she was not in talks to play Johanna Mason in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire", another actress is now reportedly close to tackle the part. It was The Hollywood Reporter which has broken the news that Jena Malone has been officially offered to play the mean-spirited female tribute from District 7.

According to the site, the "Sucker Punch" actress is currently in early negotiation with Lionsgate Films. This new report apparently debunked previous rumor that actress/model Zoe Aggeliki was the frontrunner to star as the axe-wielding tribute.
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Confirmed: All Main Cast of 'Glee' Will Return for Season 4

July 04, 2012 01:44:42 GMT


No one is leaving "Glee". Following speculations about who will and who won't return for the fourth season of the musical series after the graduation episode, FOX has now confirmed that all main cast members from season 3 will return in some way when the show is back on air this fall.

Matthew Morrison, Jane Lynch, Chris Colfer, Naya Rivera, Kevin McHale, Darren Criss, Amber Riley, Jenna Ushkowitz, Jayma Mays, Dianna Agron, Mark Salling, Harry Shum Jr. and Heather Morris are among those returning stars. They will join Lea Michele and Cory Monteith, who are reportedly going to appear in more episodes than others.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Andy Griffith Laid to Rest, Fellow Stars Paying Tribute on Twitter

July 04, 2012 01:41:38 GMT


Less than five hours after it was announced that Andy Griffith passed away, the late actor was buried on Roanoke Island, North Carolina where he resided. "It had been planned for some time," a funeral spokesperson said. "This was the wish of his family."

Cindi Knight, whom Griffith married in 1983, additionally said, "Andy was a person of incredibly strong Christian faith and was prepared for the day he would be called Home to his Lord." He was laid to rest on Tuesday morning, July 3 at about 11:30 A.M. ET.
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Tom Cruise Gets Brutal in First Official Trailer of 'Jack Reacher'


July 04, 2012 01:29:39 GMT


Tom Cruise lets out his inner cold-blooded killer persona in the first official trailer for "Jack Reacher". Storming the city with a red 1970 Chevelle SS, Cruise's titular character becomes a sort of most feared vigilante who doesn't hesitate to break some bones.

Reacher is a former military homicide investigator. He seeks the truth behind what seems to be an open-and-shut murder case after a trained military sniper is arrested for shooting five random victims.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Pregnant Snooki Loaded Beers Into Baby Stroller


July 03, 2012 20:14:01 GMT


An image that one doesn't get to see everyday, a pregnant Snooki bought beers and put it inside a baby stroller. It looks like the "Jersey Shore" star was getting ready to party, stocking up on supplies such as a case of Coors Light beer and a few bottles of Pepsi.

Snooki ditched high heels this time, wearing flip flops while strolling through Seaside Heights, New Jersey on Monday, July 2. She was filming the sixth season of "Jersey Shore" and the beers were probably for her mates.
News > Movie News

First Concept Art of 'Iron Man 3' Teases New Armor


July 03, 2012 19:55:46 GMT


It looks like Iron Man's armor is evolving in the third movie. The official "The Avengers" Facebook account has posted a concept art poster of the superhero, that will be given away at the San Diego Comic-Con next week.

Neither Marvel, producers nor the artist Ryan Meinerding has given explanation about the poster. Tony Stark is seen with only partial armors while armed troopers surround him. The only possible explanation of the picture comes from the rumor that "Iron Man 3" will indeed pick up some plot points from "Extremis", by Warren Ellis and Adi Granov.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Jake Owen and Newly-Wedded Wife Expecting Baby Girl

July 03, 2012 18:05:36 GMT


Almost two months into his marriage, Jake Owen announced that his wife Lacey Buchanan is pregnant with their first child. The 30-year-old country singer will welcome a baby girl in November.

"We actually found out Lacey was pregnant after I had asked her dad for his permission," Owen told People. "From the day I met her, there was no doubt in my mind I wanted to marry her, and we always knew we wanted a family."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Carly Rae Jepsen Denies It's Her in Nude Photos

July 03, 2012 17:28:35 GMT


Carly Rae Jepsen is not in the middle of nude photo scandal. The Canadian singer's representative has confirmed that it was not Jepsen in the naked photos that surfaced on the Internet on Monday, July 2.

"This is 200% NOT Carly" in the photos, rep of the "Call Me Maybe" singer told TMZ. In fact, the girl with pierced nipples on the photos, Destiny Benedict, has come forward with her identity, tweeting "Being mistaken for Carly Rae... Anal maybe?"
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Andy Griffith Passed Away After Emergency Call

July 03, 2012 17:00:11 GMT


TV legend Andy Griffith passed away at his home in Dare County, North Carolina on Tuesday, July 3 morning about 7 A.M. He was 86.

According to the Dare County Sherrif's office, Griffith was taken to a local hospital after EMS responded to a call for help. Griffith's close friend, former UNC president Bill Friday, confirmed his death. Meanwhile, representatives of Griffith have not issued a statement.
 
 
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