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July 17, 2012

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Madonna Promises to Finish Her London Show Before Curfew

July 17, 2012 08:57:01 GMT


Madonna is scheduled for a show in Hyde Park, the same venue where Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney were silenced on the stage for exceeding the noise curfew. Madge, however, makes sure such thing won't happen during her gig.

John Probyn, COO of live event promoter Live Nation Entertainment's Live Nation Music U.K. unit, says as quoted in the London Evening Standard, "It won't happen again. We've had lengthy conversations with Madonna's people," adding that the pop diva will wrap her show before the curfew. "We've worked out with them what time she needs to go on stage to finish on time. That's all in hand," he continues.
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'Dark Knight Rises' Fans Harshly Blast Critics Who Give Negative Reviews


July 17, 2012 08:44:40 GMT


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"The Dark Knight Rises" fans won't get a chance to see the highly anticipated movie until Friday, July 20, but some of them have already united to slam the critics who gave negative early reviews on the Batman film. Plenty of die-hard fans of the Christopher Nolan-directed superhero flick have angrily blasted some reviewers with curses, sexist insults and death threats since they were unhappy with what those critics have written about the film.

Among those who were slammed by the overzealous fanboys was Christy Lemire of The Associated Press. As highlighted by NJ.com, Lemire merely gave "Dark Knight Rises" two stars, noting that the film felt like a "letdown" from an "exceptional, visionary" director like Nolan. The review caused her to receive 495 angry comments, including the one that said, "I hope you die."
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'Grey's Anatomy' Casts 'Friday Night Lights' Vet as Young Doctor

July 17, 2012 08:44:25 GMT


Following the departures of two series regulars in the season 8 finale, "Grey's Anatomy" has booked an actor to join the upcoming season 9. Gaius Charles has been tapped in a recurring role, but details of his role are still kept under wraps.

However, TVLine which first broke the news reports it's likely that Charles will play a young doctor who works at the Seattle Grace Hospital. The hospital recently lost two of its staffs with Lexie's (Chyler Leigh) death and Teddy (Kim Raver) being fired by Owen (Kevin McKidd).
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Lady GaGa Has Tiny Men Crawling Over Her Naked Body in Perfume Ad

July 17, 2012 08:39:52 GMT


The first look at the commercial ad for Lady GaGa's Fame scent has been uncovered. The Mother Monster bares all lying on her side with shirtless tiny men climbing and crawling over her naked body. Some of them are strategically placed to cover her private parts. She wears a black mask and holds her perfume on one of her hands.

The ad for the "First Ever Black Eau de Parfum" was taken by Steven Klein. "I won't lie I'm a bit nervous. its been a while since i've shared some work with you. But i'm so proud of Steven+I, we really did not sleep!" the pop singer tweeted before uploading the image.
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Lil Wayne Premieres Video for 'My Homies Still' Featuring Big Sean

July 17, 2012 08:20:34 GMT


Lil Wayne is turning suburbia upside down in his video for "My Homies Still". Big Sean who is featured in the track also makes an appearance in the video.

Weezy emerges from a very smoky home and walks to side of the lawn towards an elephant. Mannequins are scattered across the lawn and Sean's head is served to a group of masked women followed with Weezy's head on another plate.
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Justin Bieber Is Bloody in Picture of 'As Long As You Love Me' Video

July 17, 2012 08:09:29 GMT


To tide fans over the official release of Justin Bieber's "As Long As You Love Me" music video, a teaser picture is released by Anthony Mandler. The director tweeted, "All I can say is that all 25million of you are gonna loose your minds soon enough...'It's Justin...'."

The Canadian idol is battered in the picture. "I promise on everything that every guy on the planet wishes they were Justin Bieber in this music video right now," his manager Scooter Braun wrote. He guaranteed it to be "more than a music video..it is a short film. NEXT LEVEL."
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Katy Perry and Russell Brand Officially Single Again

July 17, 2012 07:58:04 GMT


Katy Perry and Russell Brand are officially back on the market again. E! News reported that the former couple, who announced their separation last December after the British funnyman submitted his filing, has legally split up.

Katy and Russell got married in fall 2010. Although having no prenuptial agreement, they kept their divorce civil by signing an agreement in February. Per California law, they had to wait for six months for the union to be officially dissolved.
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'American Idol': Jennifer Lopez Reveals Steven Tyler's Exit Plays Role in Her Departure


July 17, 2012 07:39:47 GMT


Jennifer Lopez has revealed another reason why she bowed out of "American Idol". After saying that taking the judging role "gets more complicated as the kids get a little bigger," the Latino songstress admitted that Steven Tyler's departure solidified her decision to end her gig on the reality show.

"We had magic," she told ABC News' Amy Robach who interviewed her and her touring partner Enrique Iglesias in Montreal, Canada on Sunday, July 15. "I don't know, with him gone, it might be a different formula," the 42-year-old singer/actress added.
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Kate Beckinsale Channels Killer Lady Persona in New 'Total Recall' Clip

July 17, 2012 07:22:56 GMT


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Kate Beckinsale lets out her inner cold-blooded killer persona in a new clip for "Total Recall". Joined by a group of armored soldiers, the "Underworld: Awakening" actress is seen heartlessly attacking Jessica Biel and Colin Farrell. Outnumbered, Biel and Farrell decide to jump into a tunnel only to find a moving box gets closer to crash them.

Beckinsale plays Lori, the wife of Farrell's lead character Douglas. For a factory worker like Douglas, even though he's got a beautiful wife whom he loves, the mind trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life - real memories of life as a super spy might be just what he needs. But when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Douglas becomes a hunted man.
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Deep Purple's Jon Lord Died at 71 After Long Battle Against Cancer

July 17, 2012 07:19:48 GMT


Jon Lord, who played keyboard in the most commercially successful lineup of Deep Purple, passed away. The musician "suffered a fatal pulmonary embolism today, Monday 16th July at the London Clinic, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer."

Lord's former band announced his passing on their official website "with deep sadness." He's remembered as "the legendary keyboard player with Deep Purple co-wrote many of the bands legendary songs including 'Smoke on the Water'."
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Neal Moritz to Turn Sleeping Beauty Into Stalker in New Film Adaptation

July 17, 2012 06:45:36 GMT


Another classic fairytale is about to get a new big screen treatment. It has been reported that "21 Jump Street" producer Neal Moritz is developing a new take on the Sleeping Beauty tale.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Moritz's "Sleeping Beauty (2014)" will not present the titular character as a charming princess. Instead, it will see the slumbering sweetie as a "pesky stalker."
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'American Horror Story' Recruits 'All My Children' Alum as a Patient

July 17, 2012 06:43:12 GMT


Mark Consuelos will check into season 2 of "American Horror Story". The actor playing Mateo Santos on the canceled soap opera "All My Children" has landed a recurring role as Spivey, a patient at the East Coast asylum for the criminally insane.

Other details of the character are not available just yet. Consuelos joins returning actors from season 1 including Jessica Lange, Zachary Quinto, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters and Lily Rabe. Adam Levine, Joseph Fiennes and Chris Zylka are among other stars added to the cast ensemble in the sophomore season.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Kate Middleton Wears South African Dress on Photoshopped Magazine Cover

July 17, 2012 06:31:07 GMT


When Kate Middleton graces the cover of Marie Claire South Africa in a jungle-themed number by a local designer, people are left wondering how the magazine got the Duchess of Cambridge as its cover girl. In a sneak peek to its new August issue, it's revealed that the image featured on the publication's front page is a result of photoshop.

"We were so inspired by her fairytale wedding and her life as a modern-day princess, which is why we elected Kate Middleton as our cover star for the August issue," the magazine explains in a statement. "The cover is actually a hyper-real illustration of Kate, meant to be a fan art tribute to fashion's new royal icon."
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Michael Bay's 'The Last Ship' Gets Pilot Order From TNT

July 17, 2012 04:58:34 GMT


TNT has given a greenlight to "The Last Ship" from Michael Bay by giving it a pilot order. The apocalyptic project will be executive produced by the "Armageddon" helmer along with Steven Kane ("The Closer") and Hank Steinberg ("Without a Trace").

Based on William Brinkley's 1988 popular novel of the same title, the show is set at the time when a global catastrophe nearly obliterates the earth's population and forces the crew of a naval destroyer to confront the reality of their new existence in a world where they are among the only survivors.
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Video Premiere: Jack White's 'Freedom at 21'

July 17, 2012 04:56:22 GMT


Eccentric rocker Jack White has pulled the covers off his new music video for song "Freedom at 21". The track is the third single from his solo debut album, "Blunderbuss", which was released on April 23, 2012 and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200.

The blue-toned video shows White getting into a neon-green car and speeding off. When a sexy female cop spots him, a chase ensues. After he is caught, he is hauled off to jail where he meets a seductive woman and after a very intimate moment between them, they break out of the small prison. The video ends with the couple facing a roadblock consisting of a wall of policemen and their cars.
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Robin Thicke to Make Acting Debut in 'Abby in the Summer'

July 17, 2012 04:46:50 GMT


Robin Thicke is stepping into movie industry. The judge of ABC's talent show "Duets" has been attached to "Abby in the Summer", an indie pic which will mark the directorial debut of Jimbo Lee.

Courtesy of Variety, the 35-year-old R&B singer/songwriter is cast alongside Jaime Pressly and Tygh Runyan. The three will star opposite Frances Conroy, Joey Lauren Adams and Steve Agee.
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Report: Sage Cut Out of Sylvester Stallone's Life Before His Death


July 17, 2012 04:29:01 GMT


Although Sage Stallone's lawyer repeatedly denied the late actor/director was depressed before his death, the rumor didn't die down. It stayed persistent and grew stronger when a family member, Edd Filiti, accused Sylvester Stallone of leaving Sage in devastation after cutting the 36-year-old filmmaker out of his life.

Filiti, who is Sage's cousin, ripped Sylvester and his wife Jennifer Flavin on a Facebook message addressed to the former supermodel. The 18-year-old son of Sly's half-sister Toni Ann wrote, "I'm glad your stepmother workload has lessened, one less member of the family to keep away, one less distraction."
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Jennifer Aniston Gets Her Hair and Makeup Ruined in 'Ellen DeGeneres Show' Promos

July 17, 2012 04:14:24 GMT


Jennifer Aniston stars in a number of promos for the tenth season of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" and has some hilarious moments with the host. "Coming on Ellen's show is different than doing any other show because Ellen takes care of you from the moment you get there," the Rachel Green of "Friends" says in one video.

Aniston is soon seen getting a special treatment from Ellen DeGeneres, who applies makeup on the "Marley & Me" actress' face, brushes her hair, and vacuums her armpit. When she continues her line, she appears with messy hair and way-too-thick makeup.
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Kevin Feige Hints Gwyneth Paltrow May Get Her Own 'Iron Man' Suit

July 17, 2012 04:07:45 GMT


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Could Gwyneth Paltrow be seen rocking her own armor in an "Iron Man" movie someday? While attending "Iron Man 3" panel at Comic-Con over the weekend, producer Kevin Feige hinted at a possibility of seeing Paltrow's character, Pepper Potts, as Rescue in the armored hero film franchise.

During the panel, a fan mentioned that in the Marvel Comics, there was a story that followed Miss Potts as she gets her own armor known as Rescue. When the audience asked if there's a chance to see Paltrow suited up on screen, Feige responded, "Everyone at this table thinks it would be the coolest thing in the world to see Pepper get in the suit at some point."
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Green Day Release New Single 'Oh Love'

July 17, 2012 03:30:41 GMT


Rock trio Green Day are back with a new single titled "Oh Love", and released it on Monday, July 16. The light power pop track is the first single off their upcoming album, "Uno!".

Vocalist Billie Joe Armstrong sings, "Far away/ far away/ waste away tonight/ tonight my heart's on the loose," on track with a heavy guitar emphasis. "We were just thinking about making a killer power-pop record -- dirtier, back to basics," bassist Mike Dirnt said about the new record when they spoke to Rolling Stone.
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'Bachelorette: Men Tell All' Recap: Sean Still Has Feelings for Emily, Kalon Shows No Remorse

July 17, 2012 03:19:59 GMT


All of Emily Maynard's suitors, except the final two Arie and Jef, have reunited for the special "The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All". Being introduced one by one, Sean got the most screams from ladies, while Kalon got booed by the audience.

Kalon took the hot seat first, being confronted by host Chris Harrison about his "rude" comment in which he called Emily's daughter Ricki a "baggage." He apparently didn't find his behavior offensive and showed no remorse.
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Johnny Depp to Team Up With Wes Anderson in 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

July 17, 2012 03:15:17 GMT


While he's still busy filming "The Lone Ranger", Johnny Depp manages to score a new movie project. The "Dark Shadows" leading actor has been locked to star in director Wes Anderson's next movie "The Grand Budapest Hotel", Deadline reports.

Details of what character Depp will tackle are still unclear since the film's plotline is still kept under tight wraps. The upcoming project seems to confirm previous reports suggesting that Anderson is eyeing a European-set film as his next gig and courting a number of high-profile actors to star in it.
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Charlie Sheen Donates $1 Million to U.S. Military Support Organization

July 17, 2012 03:06:33 GMT


Charlie Sheen is giving back 1 percent of his earnings from his new show "Anger Management" to help United Service Organization, a non-profit group that supports the U.S. troops. The funnyman gives an unlimited cap to the donation and promises minimum funds of $1 million to benefit the USO.

The former "Two and a Half Men" star reportedly will hand over the first payment of $250,000 in a private ceremony later this week. "[His] support is greatly appreciated, especially from our wounded warriors and their families," says General John I. Pray Jr., Executive Vice President and Joint Chief of Staff of U.S. Air Force.
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'Captain America 2' Close to Cast Anthony Mackie as Falcon

July 17, 2012 02:42:19 GMT


Captain America will likely team up with Falcon in its sequel. The Hollywood Reporter has broken the news that "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" actor Anthony Mackie has been courted to star as the superhero persona of Sam Wilson in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier".

In Marvel universe, Falcon is known as one of its famous African-American superheroes. As a partner of Steve Rogers, the Harlem-based character has been involved in various adventures with the Cap. In addition to having an ability to communicate with birds, Falcon gets his superpower from a suit that could make him fly.
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No Doubt Premiere 'Settle Down' Music Video in Full

July 17, 2012 02:35:42 GMT


The fans of No Doubt have eagerly awaited the band's new single and video following a teaser that was released last week. Finally on Monday night, July 16, the video premiered on E! and is now making rounds online.

The video for "Settle Down" starts with each member driving a truck, consulting maps, and checking the time on their neon colored watches. The band finally meet and after a short moment of hugs and greetings, the quartet puts on a show for a crowd of eager spectators.
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Kitty Wells Dies at 92, Country Music Mourns Her Passing

July 17, 2012 02:25:05 GMT


Country music world has just lost one of its greats, Kitty Wells. The singer, who was dubbed The Queen of Country Music, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 16 at her home in Nashville due to complications from a stroke. She was 92.

Loretta Lynn, who collaborated with her in "Honky Tonk Angels" singles, sent condolence upon hearing the sad news. "She was my hero. If I had never heard of Kitty Wells, I don't think I would have been a singer myself," the 80-year-old singer gushed.
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'Breaking Bad' Breaks Series Ratings Record, 'Political Animals' Has Soft Debut

July 17, 2012 02:18:43 GMT


"Breaking Bad" returned with a bang on Sunday, July 15. Kicking off the show's fifth and final season, the episode titled "Live Free or Die" which aired at 10-11 P.M. delivered 2.9 million viewers (up 14% from last season's premiere). It marked the biggest audience ever for an episode of the series.

The rating also grew in the coveted 18-49 demo, showing a 34% increase from season 4 debut with 1.9 million audience. Among the adults 25-54 demo, it attracted 1.8 million viewers or increased 28% from last year. When the 11:30 P.M. EST encore is also counted, the show drew a total of 3.5 million viewers.
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'The Dark Knight Rises' Throws All-Star New York Premiere

July 17, 2012 01:55:43 GMT


Getting closer to its wide release date in the U.S., Christopher Nolan's highly anticipated "The Dark Knight Rises" held its premiere in New York on Monday night, July 16. Taking place at the AMC Lincoln Square Theater, the special screening event was attended by the film's all-star cast members who dazzled on the black carpet along with director Nolan himself.

Leading man Christian Bale was all smiles as he stepped on the black carpet along with his wife Sandra Blazic. The Bruce Wayne a.k.a Batman depicter looked sleek in a traditional two-piece black suit, which matched Blazic's classy all-black dress that she paired with dark pumps and clutch bag.
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Uma Thurman 'Doing Well' After Giving Birth to a Baby Girl

July 17, 2012 01:36:34 GMT


Uma Thurman, who announced her pregnancy last February, has welcomed a baby girl. The Bride of the "Kill Bill" movie series gave birth to her bundle of joy on Sunday, July 15, her representative confirmed to PEOPLE. "Mom and baby are doing well," the publicist additionally said.

The little girl is Uma's second daughter and third child overall, but the newborn is her first with financier boyfriend Arpad Busson. The baby joins sister Maya, 14, and brother Levon, 10, from her previous marriage with actor Ethan Hawke.
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Mary J. Blige to Assist Adam Levine on 'The Voice'

July 17, 2012 01:25:20 GMT


Mary J. Blige will share her wisdom with "The Voice" contestants in the upcoming season 3. The nine-time Grammy Award winner has signed up to lend her helping hand to judge/mentor Adam Levine as his team's adviser and the two have started filming together.

"I love Adam, he's amazing. I'm so happy to be working with him and his team," the "You Remind Me" hitmaker says of her partner. Singing praise to the R&B songstress, the Maroon 5 frontman gushes, "I've always been a huge fan of Mary J. Blige. So it's been great having her on The Voice as an adviser to my team."
 
 
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