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July 12, 2012

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Pictures: Adam Lambert Joins Queen in London Show

July 12, 2012 09:28:47 GMT


Adam Lambert joined legendary rock band Queen in a show held at the Hammersmith Apollo in London on Wednesday, July 11. The "American Idol" alum stood in for the late Freddie Mercury, the band's original frontman.

Lambert went on stage decked out in a black leather number with spikes on his shoulders as he sang in front of a roaring crowd. He excitedly tweeted about the show before and after the gig. Prior to the performance, he wrote, "Soundcheck soon w @QueenWillRock here at London's Hammersmith Apollo!! Gonna be a great night !" following it with, "GREAT show in London!!" after leaving the stage.
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Taylor Swift and Kanye West Exclusion From Justin Bieber's 'Believe' Explained

July 12, 2012 09:11:57 GMT


Justin Bieber's new album "Believe" boasts several collaborations with big names from the music industry such as Drake, Nicki Minaj and Ludacris, but people are left wondering about what happened to his rumored collaborations with Taylor Swift and Kanye West. Scooter Braun, the Biebs' manager, gives MTV News the low down on what happened to the anticipated collabs.

He explains that Justin's track with country cutie Taylor did not fit in "Believe" but gives hope that Swift could still appear in a future album. He says, "It didn't go on Believe because there's another record they want to work on. So, it just didn't make sense at this time, and the song they did just didn't make sense on this album."
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DAUGHTRY Team Up With Justice League for 'Rescue Me' Video

July 12, 2012 09:03:32 GMT


Chris Daughtry and his band have teamed up with Justice League and DC Entertainment for the "We Can Be Heroes" campaign. DAUGHTRY recorded a song called "Rescue Me" to raise awareness and funds to fight the worst hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa in the past 60 years.

A music video for the single has also been released and it premiered exclusively on E! Online. It shows footage of the band performing the song live and recording in the studio. It is also interlaced with clips of children in Africa.
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'Bachelorette: Men Tell All' Sneak Peek: Emily Doesn't Buy Kalon's Apology

July 12, 2012 08:46:45 GMT


Before making her final choice in "The Bachelorette" season 8 finale, Emily Maynard will face the rejects in "Men Tell All" special. "Good Morning America" recently played a sneak peek of the upcoming outing, showing an excerpt from the single mother's conversation with Kalon McMahon.

Kalon, who got dumped after calling Emily's daughter a "baggage" during the episode set in London, says he's never seen the blonde beauty "this happy" during the time they spent together. He additionally apologizes for the way things happened between them and wishes the best for her.
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Lucius Fox Introduces New Gadget to Bruce Wayne in 'Dark Knight Rises' Fresh Clip

July 12, 2012 08:26:19 GMT


Just a day after a clip featuring John Blake and James Gordon hit the web, "The Dark Knight Rises" offers another snippet. This time, the sneak peek focuses on the film's lead protagonist Bruce Wayne, who shares a buddy-time with his trusted armorer Lucius Fox.

The clip was introduced by the Lucius depicter Morgan Freeman during his appearance on Jay Leno's talk show "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno". It sees Lucius telling cane-assisted Bruce about how he runs the Wayne Enterprise since the death of Bruce's father. Lucius then introduces Bruce to a new device called "The Bat".
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Bob Dylan's Newport Folk Festival Guitar Found by 'History Detectives'

July 12, 2012 08:11:17 GMT


The long-lost guitar Bob Dylan played when he performed his historic electric set at 1965's Newport Folk Festival has been found. The music instrument remained mystery for the following 47 years after the gig, until a team of PBS' "History Detectives" recovered it in the attic of a house in New Jersey.

The guitar was kept by Dawn Peterson. She's the daughter of Victor Quinto, a private pilot who was employed by Dylan's manager, Albert Grossman, in the mid-1960s. "After one flight, my father saw there were three guitars left on the plane," she claimed. "He contacted the company a few times about picking the guitars up, but nobody ever got back to him."
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September 11 Attack Tops List of TV's Most Memorable Moments in 50 Years


July 12, 2012 07:59:14 GMT


What is the most memorable TV moments in the last 50 years? According to a study done in collaboration between Sony Electronics and Nielsen television research company, it's the September 11 terrorist attack that brought the most impact on viewers.

Released on Wednesday, July 11, the study ranks TV moments based on number of people who viewed the event live as it was happening, the number of people who remembered where and whom they were with when they viewed it, and the number of people who discussed the event with others.
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Comic-Con 2012: Serena Williams Unveils Animation Project Called 'WimbleToad'

July 12, 2012 07:50:21 GMT


Serena Williams is about to expand her career in film industry. During this year's Comic-Con, it has been reported that the tennis master is teaming up with Exodus Film Group to develop an animated motion picture called "WimbleToad".

The 30-year-old tennis icon, who has just claimed her fifth Wimbledon title, is set to lend her voice to one of the characters in "WimbleToad". She will also serve as an executive producer for the animation.
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'Firefly' Reunion at Comic-Con Will Be Filmed for TV Special

July 12, 2012 07:20:16 GMT


San Diego Comic-Con will host a "Firefly" reunion, but those who are unable to come to the convention can still witness the nostalgic moment on their own televisions. Science Channel, which is currently airing repeats of the space western series, is planning a new one-hour special that chronicles the event to celebrate the show's 10th anniversary.

Titled "Browncoats Unite", the special will feature footage of lead star Nathan Fillion, creator Joss Whedon and some other original team members at the Comic-Con panel on Friday, July 13. It will additionally see the cast in an in-depth behind-the-scenes roundtable interview.
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Pictures: Katie Holmes and Suri Enjoy the Afternoon at Central Park Zoo

July 12, 2012 07:18:57 GMT


Katie Holmes took her daughter to the Central Park Zoo, a few days after reaching divorce settlement with her estranged husband Tom Cruise. The mother/daughter duo checked out some animals at the Central Park Zoo in Midtown, Manhattan on July 11.

Katie dressed for comfort in a white short-sleeved top, jeans and camel-colored boots. 6-year-old Suri mirrored her mother's casual look in a cute red-and-white striped number and red flat shoes. They were accompanied by Katie's mother Kathleen Holmes and two burly bodyguards.
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Details of Stan Lee's Cameo Role in 'Iron Man 3' Possibly Revealed

July 12, 2012 07:06:32 GMT


Stan Lee will once again make a cameo in a Marvel movie. This time around, he is reportedly set to appear briefly in Shane Black's "Iron Man 3", which is currently in the production stage. Addressing the report, Latino Review has revealed what minor role the Marvel boss will tackle in the third armored hero movie.

According to the site, Lee will appear as "a beauty pageant judge." It was said that the 89-year-old comic mogul has shot his cameo scenes on Tuesday, July 10. Should the report be true, this would confirm previous rumor suggesting that "Iron Man 3" would feature a beauty pageant at some points of its story.
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Lady GaGa Launching 'Little Monsters' Social Network

July 12, 2012 06:46:52 GMT


Lady GaGa collaborates with Backplane, which was co-founded by her manager Troy Carter and had the singer as a major investor, to create her own social network for her devotees, Little Monsters. Fans can sign up by using either email, Facebook, or Twitter account.

The new network combines features from Google+, Tumblr, Pinterest, Reddit, Facebook and Ticketmaster, that allow fans to post messages, share pictures and chat in a forum. They can also get updated info on the Mother Monster and purchase tickets for her upcoming shows.
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Starz Develops New Shows About Vampire and Alien

July 12, 2012 06:25:54 GMT


Starz has announced two new projects in development. The network has tapped J. Michael Straczynski, who is best known for his works in "Thor", "Underworld: Awakening" and "Changeling", as well as "Spartacus" creator Steven S. DeKnight to write original series about vampire and alien respectively.

Straczynski teams up with Roy Lee ("The Ring", "The Woman in Black") in developing "Vlad Dracula". It is described as "a unique spin of the classic tale, blending the historical facts of the 15th century Prince of Wallachia, with the fictional Dracula whose story is known around the world and continues to fascinate audiences."
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Comic-Con 2012: Peter Jackson Reveals What He Will Show During 'The Hobbit' Panel

July 12, 2012 06:23:36 GMT


Peter Jackson promises he will bring something special during the panel of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" at this year's Comic-Con. After receiving mixed reviews for introducing a 48 frames per second footage of the film during last April's CinemaCon in Las Vegas, Jackson decides to treat fans to something different at the San Diego convention.

"There is a huge audience waiting to see 'The Hobbit' and any positive press from Comic-Con will truthfully have little impact on that," the New Zealand filmmaker tells Los Angeles Times' Hero Complex. "However, as we saw at CinemaCon earlier this year, with our 48 frames per second presentation, negative bloggers are the ones the mainstream press runs with and quotes from."
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Natalie Cole's Mother Died at 89, Will Be Buried Next to Nat King Cole

July 12, 2012 06:10:37 GMT


Maria Hawkins Cole, the mother of Natalie Cole, has lost battle against cancer, and passed away Tuesday, July 10 in a nursing home in Boca Raton surrounded by her family. She will be laid to rest next to her husband Nat King Cole, who died in 1965 at the age of 45. She was 89.

"I just want to thank everyone for their prayers & loving support. Mom has passed, gone to Glory, July 10th 2012. She will be next to Dad at Forest Lawn," Natalie tweeted. Four days earlier, she wrote, "On my way back to Florida- Mom is fading fast....please pray for the family!"
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Florence and the Machine Cancel Two Concert Dates

July 12, 2012 05:01:09 GMT


Due to a vocal injury sustained by Florence and the Machine's lead vocalist, Florence Welch, the band have been forced to cancel two concert dates. They were scheduled to perform at the Benicassim Festival in Spain on Thursday, July 12 and the Optimus Alive Fest in Portugal on Saturday, July 14.

On Wednesday, July 11, Welch posted a note on the band's website. In it, the British singer explains, "Hello everyone, thank you so much for all your messages of support, yes its true...it finally happened, I've lost my voice."
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Zooey Deschanel and Hayden Panettiere Dazzling on Red Carpet of ESPY Awards


July 12, 2012 04:52:12 GMT


A lot of big stars glittered the red carpet of this year's Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly (ESPY) Awards on July 11 at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Zooey Deschanel and Hayden Panettiere were among the female guests who dazzled with their fashionable looks.

"New Girl" lead actress Deschanel looked lovely in an Oscar de la Renta dress with a red belt and a black headband. The 32-year-old singer finished off her look with matching Sergio Rossi heels, Edie Parker clutch, and Dana Rebecca Designs earrings.
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Colin Farrell's Mind Trip Goes Awry in First 'Total Recall' Clip

July 12, 2012 04:51:21 GMT


First clip for "Total Recall" remake has been unleashed. Coming out via Yahoo! Movies, the snippet titled "Happy Trails" sees Colin Farrell aiming to get rid of his boring life by having a new memory injected to his brain. During the process, however, he gets interrupted by a number of gun-wielding troops who suddenly make him their target.

Farrell plays a factory worker named Douglas. Though he has a beautiful wife, Douglas wants to get out of his frustrating life by joining a mind trip, where he gets real memories of life as a super spy. However, when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Douglas becomes a hunted man.
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Johnny Depp Comes to 'Family Guy' as Edward Scissorhands

July 12, 2012 04:49:26 GMT


Johnny Depp will reprise his "Edward Scissorhands" role on "Family Guy". The 49-year-old actor will voice the artificial man, who appeared in the Tim Burton-directed 1990 movie, in a brief cameo for an upcoming episode of the animated comedy show.

Executive producer Mark Hentemann reveals the Barnabas Collins of "Dark Shadows" needed a second to get back into the iconic character. "When he was in the booth, he said that he felt like he hadn't done that voice since he did it in front of the camera," the writer tells Entertainment Weekly.
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Comic-Con 2012: Updates on Fox's 'Fantastic Four' and 'Daredevil' Remake Projects

July 12, 2012 04:12:47 GMT


20th Century Fox is absent during this year's San Diego Comic-Con, but that doesn't mean the studio has no upcoming geek-worthy projects on its slate. During the annual convention, several news about Fox's forthcoming superhero films have run wild including the updates on the long-gestating "Fantastic Four" and "Daredevil" reboots.

Courtesy of Deadline, it has been reported that the untitled New Fantastic Four project has officially tapped "Chronicle" helmer Josh Trank as its director. Though Trank has been offered and attached to some new gigs post-"Chronicle", it is said that Fox wants the filmmaker to make "Fantastic Four" reboot his next directorial effort.
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Target Won't Sell Frank Ocean's 'Channel Orange'

July 12, 2012 03:52:02 GMT


Singer Frank Ocean has confirmed through Twitter that his debut album, "Channel Orange", will not be sold in Target, one of the largest music retailers in the United States. In his Twitter, he writes, "Album won't be available at target. blame it on a generational gap. best buy on deck though."

In a statement, the Minneapolis-based retailer says, "At Target, we focus on offering our guests a wide assortment of physical CDs, so our selection of new releases is dedicated to physical CDs rather than titles that are released digitally in advance of the street date," responding to the album's iTunes release on the morning of July 10, a week ahead of the July 17 release for physical CDs.
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CBS Announces 2012 Fall Premiere Dates of 'NCIS', 'HIMYM', 'Elementary' and More

July 12, 2012 03:50:34 GMT


With less than two months left before summer is over, CBS releases its 2012 fall premiere schedule. Holding on to the tradition, the Eye debuts new season of its returning shows as well as launches new series all in September without delays.

A 90-minute episode of "Survivor: Philippines" kicks off the line-up on Wednesday, September 19, ahead of the official start date. Later, starting Monday, September 24, the network premieres "How I Met Your Mother" season 8, "NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service" season 10, "Criminal Minds" season 8, "The Big Bang Theory" season 6 and more in a week range.
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Tom Cruise Hopes to See Suri After Finishing 'Oblivion' Shooting

July 12, 2012 03:42:32 GMT


Tom Cruise is going to see his daughter Suri real soon, according to E! News. The actor, who's busy filming "Oblivion", will make arrangement to meet the 6-year-old girl as soon as he finishes shooting the new movie in Mammoth, California.

"As soon as he is done shooting he will arrange to see Suri. If he wasn't shooting up in the mountains, I am sure he already would be with her," a source said before adding, "There will be no photo op." The filming is expected to be done as early as this coming weekend.
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Queen Latifah 'Working on' Adopting a Baby

July 12, 2012 03:16:38 GMT


Queen Latifah wants to follow the footsteps of Sandra Bullock and Katherine Heigl to adopt a baby. The 42-year-old actress revealed her adoption plan when appearing on "The View" recently, saying, "I'm actually kind of working on that."

The Golden Globe winner explained where she got the idea. "I think I saw one of those specials...you know those movies of the week," she opened up. "And it was like...I just always wanted to bring a child home."
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Channing Tatum Confirms 'Magic Mike 2' Already in Development

July 12, 2012 03:05:38 GMT


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Channing Tatum is ready to strip off in front of the camera once again as he confirms that another "Magic Mike" movie is already in the works. Speaking to Glamour UK, the husband of Jenna Dewan gushes that the follow-up movie is going to be bigger than the first one, which has just been released last June 29.

"Yes, yes and yes!" so the Alabama-bon hunk excitedly answers when asked if fans could see "Magic Mike 2" sometime in the future. "We're working on the concept now," he reveals, "We want to flip the script and make it bigger."
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New 'X Factor (US)' Promos Show Tough-Talking Britney Spears and an Arrest

July 12, 2012 03:00:40 GMT


Britney Spears began her judging stint on "The X Factor (US)" a few months ago, but it's not until now that FOX shares footage of her in action. Giving a hint at what kind of judge she is, a new promo for the upcoming season 2 features the "Womanizer" songstress criticizing contestants' performances by saying, "You can't destroy that song sweetie," "Very predictable," "Bad to the bone," and "Definitely don't have the X factor."

In addition to the sneak-peek video that focuses on Spears' judging style, there is a new promo that gives a look at some drama on the show. A man going mad behind the stage, a fainted boy being taken care by medics, a contestant being carried on a stretcher and a man getting handcuffed are some of the unexpected moments that happen during the auditions.
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Chris Brown's 'Fortune' Enters at No. 1 on Billboard Hot 200

July 12, 2012 02:50:46 GMT


Chris Brown's latest album, "Fortune", made its debut on the Billboard 200 at No. 1 for having sold 134,000 in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. This is the R&B singer's second No. 1 debut following "F.A.M.E." which was released in 2011.

To celebrate the success of his album's first week run, Breezy added another tattoo to his already-inked body. He calls the new addition "The Bandit." It is an image of a man's face with a spray paint respirator on. The tattoo was done by Peter Koskela, the same artist who did the large wolf tattoo on his neck.
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Miley Cyrus Debuts New Tattoo of President Roosevelt Quote

July 12, 2012 02:33:21 GMT


Miley Cyrus got a new body art, a quote from former President Theodore Roosevelt, and she proudly showed it off when stepping out of her pilates class in West Hollywood. She flaunted the tattoo in a sleeveless black-and-white striped loose top that bared her midriff.

The tattoo etched on the teen songstress' left forearm read, "So that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who knew neither victory nor defeat." The quote was taken from the President's speech he made at the Sorbonne, Paris, on April 23, 1910.
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Fan Art Poster for 'RoboCop' Remake Surfaces


July 12, 2012 02:23:28 GMT


A fan-made poster for Jose Padilha's "RoboCop" remake has made its way out onto the web. Found on the website Cine1, the one-sheet presents a minimalist design with no character shown in it.

Dominated with red and black colors, the poster only features the movie title and a tagline that reads, "We've Got the Future Under Control." The slogan is the same as the one that is seen in the previously released viral campaign for OmniCorp.
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TNT Renews 'Falling Skies' for Third Season

July 12, 2012 02:03:20 GMT


"Falling Skies" has secured a third season renewal from TNT. After airing five episodes of the second season, the network announced that it has ordered ten new episodes from the post-apocalyptic drama series which will premiere sometime in 2013.

The sci-fi series currently averages 5.9 million viewers and is ranked as basic cable's No. 1 summer drama among adults 18-49. In a press release, Michael Wright, president and head of programming for TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies (TCM), said, "Falling Skies is television storytelling at its very best, a powerful drama that's told on both an epic scale and on a deeply personal level."
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Zsa Zsa Gabor's Husband Named Her Temporary Conservator by Judge

July 12, 2012 01:48:20 GMT


Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband Prinz Frederic von Anhalt and the ailing actress' only daughter Constance Francesca Gabor Hilton reached agreement in a battle over who's going to oversee the 95-year-old's finances and medical care. In a hearing on Wednesday, July 11, judge named von Anhalt the actress' temporary conservator.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Reva Goetz, who also oversaw Britney Spears' conservatorship, allowed von Anhalt to manage Gabor's affairs for six months and ordered him to hand in monthly financial and medical reports to her daughter's lawyer during the period. His conservatorship efforts will be evaluated by the judge in a hearing set on January 9, 2013.
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First Footage of 'Oz: The Great and Powerful' Offers First Look at Mila Kunis


July 12, 2012 01:43:09 GMT


Before heading to Comic-Con, fans could have a chance to see a first behind-the-scene footage from "Oz: The Great and Powerful", thanks to ET Online. Not only does the video tease the fantasy world in the movie, but it also reveals a first look at one of its leading actors, Mila Kunis.

Portraying a witch named Theodora, Kunis is seen sporting a classy creme-colored outfit complete with a wide round red hat. Along with James Franco, the "Black Swan" actress is seen filming a scene where they ride a carriage in the Land of Oz. A number of extras dressing in fancy colorful costumes are also featured in the sneak peek.
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Kristin Chenoweth Hit by Lightning Equipment on 'The Good Wife' Set


July 12, 2012 01:21:26 GMT


Kristin Chenoweth has been injured on the set of "The Good Wife". The April Rhodes of "Glee" was taken to a New York hospital by ambulance after she was hit in the head by scaffolding during the filming of the CBS legal drama on Wednesday, July 11 in Brooklyn, her publicist Jill Fritzo said.

According to TMZ, someone from the Brooklyn set called 911 at 5:07 P.M., reporting that a woman was hit in the head by a scaffolding. A source connected to the production, meanwhile, said that the Emmy-winning actress "was struck by a piece of lighting equipment that collapsed because of a large gust of wind."
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Luke Bryan Apologizes for Cheating During National Anthem

July 11, 2012 19:22:02 GMT


Luke Bryan did not exactly impress when he sang the national anthem at recent MLB All-Star Game because he cheated. The country singer has apologized to fans for writing down a few words on his hand so that he would not messed up like a lot of singers have.

"I had a few keys words written down to insure myself that I wouldn't mess up. I just wanted to do my best. I promise it was from the heart," he tweeted. "If I offended anyone with my approach I sincerely apologize. Anytime I sing the anthem it is an honor and my heart beats out of my chest."
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Evan Rachel Wood Shares a Graphic Video of Her Getting Pierced

July 11, 2012 19:03:42 GMT


Evan Rachel Wood shares a personal video of her nose getting pierced. Not suitable for the faint heart, the video shows how the actress went through the painful experience in black and white.

"I may or may not have just gotten my nose pierced again...And i may or may not have video...you see where this is going?" the 24-year-old tweeted, adding "I must warn you, do not watch that last video if you are squeamish."
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Jamie Campbell Bower and Lily Collins Hold Hands in Toronto


July 11, 2012 18:46:30 GMT


Jamie Campbell Bower and Lily Collins stepped out together again in public, fueling the report that they are dating. This time, the couple strolled holding hands with him carrying a case of beer in one hand.

Bower and Collins are co-stars in "The Mortal Instruments" and are filming the movie in Toronto. Production will only begin on August 15 but the actors were meeting for pre-production. The young lovers walked down the street with smiles on their faces. A day before, they headed for Starbucks, also holding hands.
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Robin Thicke Crashed Porsche Into Another Car

July 11, 2012 18:20:55 GMT


Robin Thicke got into a minor fender bender on Tuesday, July 10 night on Hollywood's Sunset Boulevard. The singer and "Duets" judge slammed his Porsche into another car which was stationary.

TMZ heard from a law enforcement that Thicke was not at fault because another car cut him off as he was leaving Chateau Marmont. Swerving his wheel, Thicke's black ride hit a parked Volkswagen. The Porsche suffered damage to the front and back end while the Volkswagen was towed away from the scene.
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Tom Cruise's Attorney Denies Scientology Involved in Divorce Settlement

July 11, 2012 17:40:15 GMT


Tom Cruise puts to rest, once and for all, the speculation that his religious belief has anything to do with his divorce settlement. Through his attorney, the actor denied that Scientology played a part in the top-secret talks that took place recently to discuss settlements between him and Katie Holmes.

"Let me be very clear about this. The Church of Scientology played absolutely NO ROLE in the divorce settlement talks at all. Period," Cruise's lawyer Bert Fields told Radar Online. "The mere suggestion that the Church was involved in any element of the talks and ultimate settlement is categorically false. Anyone suggesting otherwise is just wrong."
 
 
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