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July 20, 2012

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Randy and Jermaine Jackson Accused of Plotting to Be Katherine's Conservator

July 20, 2012 09:27:13 GMT


In an on-going battle over Michael Jackson's will, the estate of the late King of Pop fires back at Randy and Jermaine Jackson. The estate tells TMZ that the two brothers plot a scheme to get their hands on MJ's money by allegedly trying to make an impression that their mother Katherine needs a conservator for her finances.

Along with Janet Jackson, Tito Jackson and Rebbie Jackson, Randy and Jermaine questioned the authenticity of MJ's signature and accused the estate of causing their mother "a mini-stroke" through lies and manipulations. In response, the executors of MJ's estate claimed the brothers only want access to Katherine's fund which is more than $70,000 a month.
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Sacha Baron Cohen Settles 'Bruno' Lawsuit With a Palestinian

July 20, 2012 09:11:28 GMT


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A Palestinian grocer who was portrayed as a terrorist in the movie "Bruno" has settled the slander suit he filed against the film's star Sacha Baron Cohen. His lawyer announced that a settlement was agreed upon on Thursday, July 19.

The grocer in question is Ayman Abu Aita. He was interviewed by Cohen for his 2009 mockumentary/comedy where he played a journalist. Aita said in his court complaint that when the actor interviewed him in character, he believed that he was speaking to a real journalist about peace activism.
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FOX's 'The Mob Doctor' Gets Its Trailer Attached to 'Dark Knight Rises'

July 20, 2012 08:53:38 GMT


FOX is going full throttle in promoting its new series "The Mob Doctor" by putting a trailer for the show in front of "The Dark Knight Rises" screenings. The preview has now made its way out online, showing Grace Devlin, a top resident at Chicago's Roosevelt Medical Center, who is torn between being loyal to the physician's oath and obeying the orders of a mob whom she owes her debt to.

Grace is hailed one of the country's most promising young surgeons. To pay off her brother's life-threatening gambling debt, she agrees to work "off book" for the mafia men she once despised. During the day, she must deal with the emotionally compelling cases at Roosevelt Medical, but in her other vastly different world, she must juggle an onslaught of mob-related demands, including operating in mob-sanctioned locations, removing bullets from dead bodies.
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Video Premiere: Lana Del Rey's 'Summertime Sadness'

July 20, 2012 08:47:22 GMT


Lana Del Rey's "Summertime Sadness" music video has just made its way out. The video is bittersweet, featuring footage of the viral singing sensation and her girlfriend during their happy days. It also shows how they kill themselves in a classic way by falling from a height.

The single appears among the materials in Lana's major-label debut studio album "Born to Die". Its music video was filmed in April in Santa Clarita, California with "Hart of Dixie" actress Jaime King playing her other half.
News > Movie News

Steven Spielberg Wants Chris Hemsworth for 'Robopocalypse'

July 20, 2012 08:16:11 GMT


Famed filmmaker Steven Spielberg reportedly wants Australian action hero Chris Hemsworth to act in his film adaptation of "Robopocalypse", according to Deadline. An official offer has not been made, but the film is already set for an April 25, 2014 release.

The movie is based on a novel written Daniel H. Wilson. The script for the film version was penned by Drew Goddard who previously worked on "Cloverfield" and "The Cabin in the Woods". Spielberg managed to get the rights for a film adaptation so quickly that Goddard began working on the script even before the novel was finished.
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'True Blood' 5.07 Clips: The Aftermath of the Shocking Death

July 20, 2012 07:59:29 GMT


When "True Blood" returns with a new episode, there's a panic situation in the Vampire Authority headquarters after [SPOILER ALERT!] Russell Edgington killed Roman. The former King of Mississippi is seen pinning down Eric in a clip as a security squad enters the room. Meanwhile, Nora keeps chanting for Lilith while she burns.

In another snippet, Sam uses his sniffing skill to find some stuff that may help to locate the shooters, ignoring a female deputy who becomes suspicious about his method. Sookie is highlighted in the other clip as she meets another girl who has the same ability as hers.
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Halle Berry Takes Daughter With Her on First Day of Back to Work

July 20, 2012 07:48:10 GMT


Halle Berry looked fine as she's back to work, just two days after suffering a head injury on the set of her new thriller movie "The Hive". She took her daughter Nahla with her on the Thursday, July 19 filming in Los Angeles.

The former Bond girl played with her little girl in between takes. She wore a gray tank top, loose-fitting jeans and combat boots, while the 4-year-old donned a pink number and matching flat shoes. The mother/daughter duo was all smiles.
News > Music News

Pink's Daughter Makes Cameo in 'The Truth About Love'

July 20, 2012 07:29:13 GMT


After giving birth on June of last year, Pink gushes about her 13-month-old baby's budding musical abilities. The pop singer has revealed that her daughter Willow has cameos in her new record, "The Truth About Love".

"She plays bells on 'How Come You're Not Here' and she plays bass on a song called 'Timebomb'. She's actually quite talented for a 13-month-old," she said in an interview with MTV.
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'Revenge' Finds Emily's Mom in Jennifer Jason Leigh

July 20, 2012 07:05:43 GMT


Jennifer Jason Leigh has landed a key role in the sophomore season of "Revenge". She is cast in a recurring role as Emily a.k.a. Amanda Clarke's sinister mother, who was presumed to be dead. The character will make her first appearance early in the next season.

Creator Mike Kelley once said Emily's mom had all the dark parts of Emily. "This [character] is going to have some deep psychological issues," he told TVLine back in May. "So we're going to need somebody that can play volatile and dangerous; all of the scariest parts of Emily's personality are going to be present and apparent and a little bit out of control in her mother."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Katie Holmes Reunites With Suri, Tom Cruise Denies Car Chase Rumor

July 20, 2012 06:53:12 GMT


Katie Holmes is back with Suri after the little girl spent time with her father Tom Cruise for two days. The actor had his assistant and bodyguards drop off his daughter safely for her gymnastics class near Chelsea Piers, according to E! News. The 6-year-old was later picked up by his estranged wife.

A day before, Tom took Suri on a helicopter ride. They reportedly were followed by a group of paparazzi when going to the heliport in a chauffeur-driven car. They allegedly sped beyond the limit and ran a red light, but the story was quickly denied by the "Oblivion" actor.
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'The Master' First Full Trailer Starring Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman

July 20, 2012 06:27:36 GMT


The first full trailer for "The Master" has been made available for viewing pleasure via Yahoo! Movies. It highlights Joaquin Phoenix's Freddie Sutton, a drifter who is recruited by Philip Seymour Hoffman's Lancaster Dodd as his right-hand man.

A World War II veteran, the charismatic and intellectual Dodd launches a faith-based organization. But as the faith begins to gain a fervent following, the onetime vagabond Sutton finds himself questioning the belief system he has embraced, and his mentor.
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Snooki Calls Conservative Politician Newt Gingrich 'Cute and Nice'

July 20, 2012 06:13:23 GMT


Snooki has met Newt Gingrich, a presidential nominee from Republican Party, when visiting "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno". She thought he was "cute and nice," so she was confused as to why a lot of people didn't like the 69-year-old politician.

"Obviously I don't know s*** about politics, but I think he's just such a cute little man," the mom-to-be said. "I had to Google him, but he's so cute and nice. I don't know why everyone hates him so much." She added, "I guess his views? I don't know any of his views."
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Aaron Sorkin Replaces Most of 'The Newsroom' Writing Staffs

July 20, 2012 04:58:04 GMT


"The Newsroom" undergoes a major shakeup in the writing team for season 2. HBO has confirmed that creator and head writer Aaron Sorkin is replacing half of the show's writing staffs. "Every year each show reassesses the needs of its writing staffs. This process is nothing out of the ordinary," the network stated.

However, a source said that everyone in the writing team has been fired, with the exception of Corinne Kinsbury who was Sorkin's ex-girlfriend. "They're not coming back, except for Sorkin's ex-girlfriend [Kinsbury]," the source told The Daily.
News > Music News

Mariah Carey to Be Honored as Icon at 2012 BMI Urban Awards


July 20, 2012 04:50:15 GMT


R&B diva Mariah Carey will be the guest of honor at the BMI Urban Awards on September 7. She will be honored as the BMI Icon at the ceremony which will be held at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills. The show will include an all-star musical tribute to her.

As this year's honoree, she will join the ranks of well renowned musicians like The Jacksons, Snoop Dogg, James Brown, Al Green, and Little Richard just to name a few. They are selected because of their "unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers."
News > Movie News

Pictures: Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo Kissing on 'Can a Song Save Your Life?'

July 20, 2012 04:36:12 GMT


"Can a Song Save Your Life?" stars Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo showed off their on-screen chemistry. In a recent filming, they were caught on camera hugging and locking lips. The actress wore high-waisted pants and sleeveless top, while the actor suited up.

Knightley plays an aspiring singer, Gretta, who moves to New York with her boyfriend (Adam Levine) to pursue their passion for music. She ends up heartbroken when he dumps her for the fame and fortune of a big solo contract.
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Zach Galifianakis and Will Ferrell Serve Coffee to Promote 'Campaign' as New Trailer Is Out


July 20, 2012 04:13:06 GMT


Zach Galifianakis and Will Ferrell caused a frenzy in Seattle as they showed up at Local Color Cafe in Seattle's Pike Place Market on Thursday, July 19. Standing behind the coffee bar, the two actors took orders from customers, who lined up to get glimpses at them, while promoting their movie "The Campaign".

Galifianakis, who dressed casually in a pink shirt, and Ferrell, who was clad in a suit, appeared in characters as two political rivals. A video taken on the scene showed that it was very noisy inside the venue, while a local journalist said there were thousands of people waiting outside the cafe.
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Video: Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas Sing Duet Onstage

July 20, 2012 04:11:06 GMT


Fans who watched Demi Lovato at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles got a special treat in the form of a Jonas Brother. Nick Jonas, one-third of the family trio, joined his "Camp Rock" co-star on stage for a few songs.

Demi's performance in L.A. on Thursday, July 18, was a part of her summer tour. Sometime during the show, she mentioned that some of her friends were in the audience before saying, "Luckily some of my friends are going to help me out tonight on stage." The crowd then went wild when Nick walked onto the stage.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Fred Willard Denies Lewd Conduct, Gets Fired by PBS

July 20, 2012 03:46:48 GMT


Fred Willard insisted he did nothing wrong following his arrest in an adult theater on Wednesday, July 18 evening. The actor/comedian told TMZ on his way out of his lawyer's office the next day that his arrest was just a misunderstanding.

Almost at the same time, PBS announced that the actor would be released from his job as the host of "Market Warriors". He reportedly would be replaced by Mark Walberg, who hosts "Antiques Roadshow".
News > Music News

Rick Ross 'Cooked Up a Masterpiece' With Dr. Dre and Jay-Z

July 20, 2012 03:11:41 GMT


Rick Ross isn't known to shy away from the spotlight when it comes to his projects. He has every right to brag about his new single since it features not only one, but two of hip-hop's biggest names. "We cooked up a masterpiece. This is a big joint right here," he proudly proclaimed.

"3 Kings" is an appropriate title for Rozay's track which has verses from none other than Jay-Z and Dr. Dre. "I feel it's the biggest collaboration in hip-hop. Not just this year, maybe previous years," said Ross in an interview with MTV.
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'Duets' Crowns J Rome as Winner of First Season

July 20, 2012 03:11:10 GMT


J Rome has come out as the champion of "Duets" inaugural season. Having been a frontrunner and shown steady performances since early on the show, he edged out John Glosson and Jason Farol in the finale which aired Thursday, July 19.

Glosson finished in the second place which should come as a surprise to no one, while Farol landed on the third place after starting the competition in the bottom place. Both Rome and Glosson were mentored by Jennifer Nettles, while Farol was Kelly Clarkson's protege.
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'SNL' Members Pay Tribute to Former Sketch Writer Tom Davis Who Dies at 59

July 20, 2012 03:00:36 GMT


Tom Davis, a genius who wrote some of the iconic "Saturday Night Live" sketches, has passed away on Thursday, July 19. The former writing partner of Al Franken died of throat and neck cancer at his home in Hudson, according to his wife Mimi Raleigh. He was 59.

Words of tribute and condolence have since poured in. Fellow comedian Michael McKean tweeted, "Sorry to hear about Tom Davis. He was a very friendly, funny guy: RIP." The head writer of "SNL" Seth Meyers wrote, "RIP Tom Davis, SNL original. He was as kind as he was funny."
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Katie Holmes Returns to Broadway With 'Dead Accounts'

July 20, 2012 02:32:15 GMT


Katie Holmes has scored her first acting gig since announcing her divorce from Tom Cruise. The former "Dawson's Creek" actress will appear in a Broadway play titled "Dead Accounts" as a woman in her 30s, who is stuck living with her parents in Cincinnati.

A conflict arises when a brother of Holmes' character comes home with a lot of money and a missing wife, upsetting the delicate balance in the house. The show will open at the Music Box Theatre in New York, but no opening date and other cast members are announced just yet.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Michael Jackson's Siblings Claim His Will Is Fake, Paris Jackson Speaks Out

July 20, 2012 02:06:23 GMT


The dispute in the Michael Jackson family hasn't been resolved although it's been three years after his death. His siblings namely Janet Jackson, Jermaine Jackson, Tito Jackson, Randy Jackson and Rebbie Jackson launch a new claim that the late King of Pop's will is "without question, it's fake, flawed and fraudulent."

In the letter, the "Thriller" hitmaker left all his fortune to his mother Katherine and his three children, Paris, Prince and Blanket. MJ's siblings, however, challenged the authenticity of his signature, claiming the late singer was in New York on July 7, 2002, the day he supposedly put his signature in the document in Los Angeles.
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Nicole Kidman, Claire Danes, Don Cheadle and More React to Emmy Nominations

July 20, 2012 01:56:26 GMT


Thursday, July 20 was a special day for those whose works were acknowledged by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Being mentioned among the nominees for the 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards, the likes of Nicole Kidman, Claire Danes, Don Cheadle and Steve Buscemi have shared about their feelings.

Kidman, who is named a nominee for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries/Movie for her role on "Hemingway & Gellhorn", thanks the Academy. "I am so happy to share this nomination with Clive," she adds, referring to her co-star Clive Owen who gets nominated for Outstanding Lead Actror in a Miniseries/Movie. "Discovering and playing [Martha Gelhorn], under the guidance and passion of the great Phil Kaufman, was a joy and a privilege."
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Adam Lambert to Act and Perform on 'Pretty Little Liars'


July 19, 2012 19:12:16 GMT


Adam Lambert will flex his acting muscle on ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars". The former "American Idol" runner-up has been booked to guest star as well as perform on the drama show's Halloween episode which airs in October as a treat before the show returns from its winter break.

Ryan Seacrest announced the casting on his website, quickly followed by a confirmation from Lambert himself on Twitter. "Yup--- imma be a Pretty Little Liar!" the singer tweeted. The show's star, Lucy Hale, then tweeted to him, "ahhhh! We are so excited !", which was replied with "so am I!".
News > Celebrity Gossip

David Hasselhoff Took Theft of His Cutout as Compliment

July 19, 2012 18:53:26 GMT


David Hasselhoff's life-size cutouts have been stolen at amazing 550 units from Cumberland Farms. According to AP, there are only 20 units left intact out there in the New England-based convenience stores.

In the ad, the actor is advertising the stores' iced coffee. Speaking to the city's news station WHDH7, Hasselhoff was worried at first before finding out that he was not the accused one. "The first thing I thought of was that I was in trouble and then I thought, 'Oh good they're not accusing me of stealing, they're accusing people of stealing me'," he said.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Actor Fred Willard Arrested on Suspicion of Lewd Act


July 19, 2012 18:31:43 GMT


"Best in Show" star Fred Willard was caught watching an adult movie during a "random walk-through" in an adult theater. The 78-year-old actor was arrested on Wednesday, July 18 evening at the Tiki Theater in the 5400 block of Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles.

At first, it was reported that he was caught during a raid but a Los Angeles police said that it was a routine inspection that the police conduct in agreement with the theater. The movie theater even has a warning in front of the place that it is viewed by LAPD. Police said they occasionally respond to complaints but they also inspect.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Antonio Banderas Trying to Fix His Marriage to Melanie Griffith


July 19, 2012 18:13:46 GMT


There's a rumor on the street that there's a crack in Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith's marriage that he's trying to fix. The "Desperado" actor reportedly is fighting to save his marriage in the wake of reports of his longtime affairs.

Griffith was seen without her wedding ring recently, leading to speculation that the marriage was really on the rocks. However, Banderas is said trying hard to keep their marital problems off the court. "Antonio has been desperately trying to win Melanie's trust back," a source told Radar Online.
News > TV News

2012 Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Are In

July 19, 2012 17:54:47 GMT


"Mad Men" earns the highest number of nominations at the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards but it's not the only one. Both the AMC drama and FX's new series "American Horror Story" have pocketed a total of 17 nominations.

"Mad Men" is listed under Outstanding Drama Series along with AMC's "Breaking Bad", PBS' "Downton Abbey", HBO's "Game of Thrones" and "Boardwalk Empire", and Showtime's "Homeland". This marks the first time the awards snub the big networks ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX and The CW in the category.
 
 
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