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August 03, 2012

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First Look: Hugh Jackman Sports Scruffy Look on the 'Yukon' Set of 'The Wolverine'

August 03, 2012 08:41:38 GMT


Hugh Jackman is no stranger to drastic physical transformation to support his movie role. After previously getting a scruffy makeover for his role as Jean Valjean in "Les Miserables", the Australian hunk has recently been photographed sporting grizzly look on the set of his upcoming film "The Wolverine".

It was Comic Book Movie which obtained a number of photos featuring Jackman in a messy facial makeup while on the set of the Marvel film in his Australia hometown. The "Real Steel" actor was pictured sporting long unkempt hair completed with a sruffy beard in his portrayal of Logan in the upcoming mutant superhero flick.
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'True Blood' Alumna to Romance Ashton Kutcher on 'Two and a Half Men'

August 03, 2012 08:31:29 GMT


"Two and a Half Men" has found a new girl for Walden Schmidt. The show has tapped Brit Morgan to guest star as Jill, a woman whom Ashton Kutcher's alter ego meets at a bar and takes back to his beach house, The Hollywood Reporter says. She will appear in the premiere episode of season 10.

The long-running comedy series is moved to a new slot on Thursdays at 8:30 P.M. for its upcoming season, following "The Big Bang Theory". It will return with all-new episodes starting September 27 on CBS.
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Beyonce Knowles, Oprah Winfrey, Nicki Minaj and More Applaud Gabby Douglas


August 03, 2012 08:29:29 GMT


A number of stars including Beyonce Knowles, Oprah Winfrey and Nicki Minaj congratulated Gabby Douglas after she won gold medal at the London Olympic Games. Beyonce took to her official website to send her message, while Oprah and Nicki reached out to the young athlete through Twitter.

Gabby won a gold medal in the individual all-around on August 2, marking her second gold after placing first in the team all-around the day before along with her teammates McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman, Kyla Ross and Jordyn Wieber.
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Lil Wayne to Take a Break From Rapping to Focus on Skateboarding

August 03, 2012 07:52:37 GMT


Is Lil Wayne planning to take a rap hiatus in the near future? The "Lollipop" rapper himself has declared that he's about to take a break from his recording career after having nine successful studio albums. The Young Money artist opened up that he would like to explore his newfound passion for skateboarding.

"I picked up the skateboard and I thought it'd be a hobby and what happened is it's a lifestyle," so the New Orleans native said during a recent interview with Atlanta radio station Hot 107.9. "In order to be fully committed, you have to live that lifestyle. With these young kids now, you have to be about that life. It's kind of putting rap on the back burner. Rap's taken a backseat to skating."
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Nina Dobrev Clarifies Comment About Miley Cyrus

August 03, 2012 07:51:54 GMT


Nina Dobrev cleared up rumors that she took a dig at fellow young star Miley Cyrus. "The Vampire Diaries" star was previously quoted by a magazine that she wouldn't "pull a Miley" when it came to being engaged and getting married.

The girlfriend of Ian Somerhalder, however, insisted she never meant to make fun of the Liam Hemsworth fiancee. "Note to self, light hearted comments don't always translate in magazine articles. Big fan of @Mileycyrus - do you need a flower girl? :)," she tweeted.
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'Hotel Hell' Promo: Gordon Ramsay Lists What He Hates About Hotels

August 03, 2012 07:42:18 GMT


Gordon Ramsay may be best known for his cooking skill, but he also knows what guests expect when staying in hotels. The "Hell's Kitchen" host is set to headline "Hotel Hell" and shares three things he hates about hotels in a new promo for the show.

The British chef admits he will be irritated at shortage of pillows, insufficient power in shower and terrible towels. He goes on mentioning three things that he looks forward to in hotels, which are comfy bed, great room service and working televisions, and reveals that he loves waking up in room with fresh air.
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Kanye West Reveals Cover Art of G.O.O.D Music Compilation Album

August 03, 2012 07:34:45 GMT


A picture to be featured on the front page of G.O.O.D Music collective album has been revealed by Kanye West. The white artwork boasts a 3-D image of a woman statue posing topless with her eyes closed while covering her breasts with her hands.

The album is called "Cruel Summer", but hasn't got any release date just yet. It will be a star-studded set with John Legend, Pusha T, Common, Kid Cudi and 2 Chainz expected to make contribution to the upcoming project.
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Chad Ochocinco Considers to Do Porn If Dolphins Drop Him


August 03, 2012 07:10:03 GMT


Chad Ochocinco a.k.a Chad Johnson reveals what he's going to do if he doesn't make the cut to the Miami Dolphins team. The newly-wed football player says he will pursue a career in pornography as an alternative.

"I'm always looking to a second job. Thinking about going into porn," the Evelyn Lozada husband states in a recent Q&A session with the press. "It's not funny. I got to earn a living. I'm being serious. I mean, that's what I would do."
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'Big Brother 14': Coaches Hit the Reset Button, No One's Going Home

August 03, 2012 06:45:37 GMT


The result of the "America's Vote" on "Big Brother" has been unveiled. Before the live eviction show on Thursday, August 2, host Julie Chen announced that viewers chose to give a chance for the coaches to join the remaining eight HouseGuests in the game.

Joe and Frank were nominated for eviction that night, but if any of the coaches hit the reset button, the eviction would be canceled and everyone would play for the Head of Household (HoH). One by one the coaches were called into the Diary Room whether to hit the "Reset Button" or not. Britney, Dan and Janelle chose to hit the button, but Boogie did not.
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Emmy Rossum Lets Out Her Inner Witch in First Footage of 'Beautiful Creatures'

August 03, 2012 06:44:08 GMT


First glimpses at Richard LaGravenese's "Beautiful Creatures" have been unveiled in behind-the-scene footage shared by MTV. Focusing on Emmy Rossum's character Ridley Duchannes, the video gives a look at the villainess during what seems to be a supper in a Southern Gothic castle known as the Ravenwood Manor.

Judging from the video, the upcoming novel-adapted film will likely feature a dark-toned Gothic world involving some magical elements. Talking about her villainess character, Rossum says, "I play Ridley Duchannes, and she is a fine Southern young lady, and she is a dark caster."
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Video: Kristen Stewart Ridiculed by Will Ferrell Over Her Scandal


August 03, 2012 06:16:33 GMT


Will Ferrell has sort of expressed his feeling about Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson's doomed relationship. During a recent appearance on "CONAN" to promote his new movie "The Campaign", the comedian cried over the breakup of the two young stars.

Conan O'Brien looked concerned when his guest Will seemed upset. When asked what the problem was, the former "Saturday Night Live" star said after an exaggerated sigh, "There's this actress, Kristen Stewart. She had a boyfriend, Robert Pattinson .. and and she cheated on him."
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Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley to Host CMA Awards for Fifth Year in a Row

August 03, 2012 06:12:43 GMT


Country Music Association has tapped Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley as the hosts of its 46th annual awards. The upcoming ceremony, which will air live from Nashville on November 1, will mark the fifth time the country music artists at the helm of the award-giving event.

The two singers, who collaborate on song "Remind Me", have apparently begun the preparation for the gig. On Wednesday, August 1, CMA posted on its Facebook page that Underwood and Paisley had a photo shoot with photographer Bob D'Amico.
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'The Voice' Season 3 Promo Features Bruce Jenner

August 03, 2012 04:36:11 GMT


"The Voice" has debuted a promo that gets into the spirit of Olympics. The clip is actually a recycle of a promo for season 2 which was debuted during the Super Bowl XLVI telecast, but the new version features former U.S. track and field athlete Bruce Jenner instead of Betty White.

In it, all four judges Christina Aguilera, Blake Shelton, Adam Levine and Cee-Lo Green are unleashing their martial art skills as they compete to find someone whose sound catches their interest. When they arrive at their destination, Jenner comes out of the bathroom wearing his gold medal and boasting, "I also won a gold medal. '76. Montreal."
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Chris Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson Save the Day in 'Red Dawn' Teaser

August 03, 2012 04:35:08 GMT


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Two Hollywood heartthrobs team up to save the day in the first teaser of "Red Dawn". Making its way out via ET, the sneak peek sees Chris Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson showing off their fighting skills to battle the North Korean troops who invade their peaceful town in one morning.

Shockingly, the U.S. has been infiltrated by the foreign paratroopers, and Chris and Josh's hometown becomes the initial target. Quickly and without warning, the citizens find themselves prisoners and their town under enemy occupation.
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Video Premiere: Phillip Phillips' 'Home'

August 03, 2012 04:33:33 GMT


Phillip Phillips gets his first-ever music video since his win on "American Idol" earlier this summer. Filmed to support his coronation single "Home", it follows the singer from Georgia as he hits the road and performs in live concerts. It also includes some candid moments in homey settings.

"Home" is expected to appear in Phillips' upcoming studio album which is yet to be titled. The single set an "Idol" record for selling 278,000 downloads in its first week of release. The previous record holder was David Cook who sold 236,000 copies of "The Time of My Life" in 2008.
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Lynn Cohen Tapped to Play Finnick's Mentor Mags in 'Catching Fire'

August 03, 2012 04:03:32 GMT


While "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" still hasn't found the right actor to play Finnick Odair, it has already sealed an actress to play his mentor Mags. On Thursday, August 2, Lionsgate Films has officially announced that Broadway veteran Lynn Cohen has been tapped to play the former victor from District 4.

In the Suzanne Collins book, 84-year-old Mags is described as a mentor of Finnick. During the 65th Annual Hunger Games, Mags volunteers to replace Finnick's lover Annie Cresta. Along with Beetee and Wiress, Mags is also one of the first people Katniss Everdeen wants for an ally.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Beyonce Knowles to Celebrate Real-Life Heroes on World Humanitarian Day

August 03, 2012 03:55:28 GMT


Beyonce Knowles is lending a helping hand to the United Nations ahead of World Humanitarian Day on August 19 aimed to honor people who died in humanitarian service and others who continue to help those in need. She encourages people around the world to join the cause.

"We all see the headlines, and we think, what can I really do to help? World Humanitarian Day is an opportunity for all of us to work together to make a difference," she gushes. "This is our time to leave our mark on the world and show that we were here and we care."
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Snoop Dogg Is Up for 'American Idol' Judging Gig


August 03, 2012 03:45:27 GMT


Snoop Dogg a.k.a. Snoop Lion wants to join Mariah Carey on "American Idol" judging panel. In a recent interview, the West Coast MC said, "I'll do 'American Idol'," after being told that the "Hero" singer earns around $18 million when singing up to be a new judge on the show. He then jokingly told his manager, "Get on it!"

Neil Schubert, spokesman for the show's producer FremantleMedia North America, declined to comment on rumors about possible new judges. Previously, Nick Jonas and Pharrell Williams were said to be frontrunners to fill the vacant seats.
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Usher's Ex-Wife Slams His Effort to Delay Court Hearing of Their Custody Battle

August 03, 2012 03:30:41 GMT


Usher's ex-wife Tameka Foster was not impressed by his request to postpone court hearing of the custody battle over their two children. She accused the singer of trying to win sympathy by pretending to be affected by her son Kile Glover tragedy.

Tameka claimed her former husband's move to delay the next court hearing was "simply a transparent sham." She said "[Usher] visited Kile in the hospital only once," and he reportedly ditched the funeral of the 11-year-old boy in Atlanta on Friday, July 27.
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First Look at Arnold Schwarzenegger as Border Town Sheriff in 'The Last Stand'

August 03, 2012 03:22:12 GMT


How Arnold Schwarzenegger will look like in "The Last Stand" has been unveiled in a form of a first look image. Courtesy of USA Today, the close-up photo shows the former Governator channeling his inner small-town sheriff in a brown collared shirt and a leather jacket complete with aviator glasses.

"The Last Stand" marks Arnie's first big screen leading role since 2003's "Terminator 3: Rise of The Machines". In the upcoming actioner, he plays a border town sheriff Ray Owens who resigns from Los Angeles Police Department to fight small crime in a sleepy town. One day, Ray must deal with a notorious drug cartel who escapes custody and speeds to the Mexican border.
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OWN Orders La Toya Jackson's Reality Series, Announces Fall Line-Up

August 03, 2012 02:58:13 GMT


After joining the cast of "The Celebrity Apprentice" season 4, La Toya Jackson is going to headline her own reality series. OWN has picked up "Life With La Toya" for a 2013 premiere. The show will follow the sister of the late Michael Jackson as she "juggles the many demands of her famous family, her life long friends, and her growing entertainment business empire."

Also lined up for 2013 are "The Customer Is Always Right" and "Neighborvention". On the former show, loyal customers will give advices to a company's top executives on how to improve the business. The other show, meanwhile, will feature "one desperate family in crisis" who "opens their doors and reaches out to their neighbors for a helping hand" in each episode.
News > Music News

Pitbull Debuts High-Octane Video for 'Get It Started' Feat. Shakira


August 03, 2012 02:28:47 GMT


A music video for Pitbull's new song "Get It Started", which features Latin diva Shakira, has made its way out online. Opened with "The Bourne Legacy"-esque shots of Pitbull and a sexy brunette, the espionage-themed video centers on the rapper as he tries to save the lady from someone who looks like a mob boss.

Highlighting the sunny ambience of a city, the video also presents some action-packed scenes as the Florida rapper gets involved in a dangerous car chase to save his girl. Shakira, meanwhile, is never seen sharing a scene with him. Looking gorgeous in a golden gown, the Colombian songstress is featured singing alone on a balcony while the sun shines through her blond hair.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Robert Pattinson NOT Hiding in Reese Witherspoon's Ranch


August 03, 2012 02:27:56 GMT


Rumor that Robert Pattinson was holed up in Reese Witherspoon's compound in Ojai, California following Kristen Stewart's cheating scandal was debunked. A source close to the "Bel Ami" actor told ET that the story first run by Us Weekly was fabricated.

Witherspoon played Pattinson's on-screen love interest in movie "Water for Elephants" in 2011. The whereabouts of the "Cosmopolis" hunk were still unknown, and a representative for the "This Means War" actress had no comment on the rumor.
News > Music News

Mariah Carey's 'Triumphant (Get 'Em)' Ft. Rick Ross and Meek Mill Debuts in Full


August 03, 2012 02:07:01 GMT


After previewed in a 30-second snippet, Mariah Carey's latest single "Triumphant (Get 'Em)" has been finally released in its full version. Featuring Rick Ross and Meek Mill, the song opens with the Pennsylvania rapper spitting his lines, "I remember they said that it ain't my turn/ But it ain't confirmed/ Then the tables turned."

The R&B diva follows it by singing, "Can't fall down stay triumphant keep on living/ Stay on your toes/ Get off the ropes/ Don't let em ever count you out/ Realize all things are possible/ In your heart who's the greatest/ Reach for the stars," before Rozay delivers another rapping part.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Katherine Duped Into Arizona Trip, Reinstated as Guardian of Michael Jackson's Kids

August 03, 2012 01:53:59 GMT


Katherine Jackson opened up about her trip to Arizona that ended with her being stripped off her role as the guardian of Michael Jackson's kids. In a court document filed to share joint guardianship of the children with her 34-year-old grandson TJ, she revealed how she was tricked into getting into a flight and what really happened during her so-called much-needed rest.

The Jackson matriarch claimed she found herself at an Arizona resort and spa after she was ordered by an unnamed doctor to take a rest and hop a plane. She admitted that during her stay there she didn't have a proper contact with the outside world because her iPad was taken away, a telephone in her room was not working and she couldn't watch TV because it had no picture.
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Report: Jimmy Fallon Eyed to Host Academy Awards 2013


August 03, 2012 01:28:32 GMT


Could Jimmy Fallon host the Oscars 2013 telecast? According to Los Angeles Times, the former "Saturday Night Live" star is in talks to serve as the emcee for next year's Academy Awards show in February. It is also said that "SNL" veteran Lorne Michaels is courted to serve as the producer.

Though so, insiders note that ABC, which airs the annual prize-giving event, has objections to have Fallon as the host for its Oscar broadcast. The problem is because the comedian works for rival NBC on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon". Still, the Alphabet has no authority to veto the choice of the Oscars host.
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Another 'Glee' Deleted Scene: Rachel and Her Bridesmaids Try On Dresses

August 03, 2012 01:24:59 GMT


After sharing Kurt and Blaine's romantic scene from the Christmas episode, Ryan Murphy has just unveiled another deleted scene from "Glee" season 3. "Because you asked for it, The Bridesmaids scene," so the show creator tweeted along with a YouTube link to the video.

The footage that never went on air shows Rachel and her bridesmaids at a bridal boutique as they try on dresses for her important day. Santana complains about the color of the bridesmaids' dresses, but Brittany likes it. When Rachel shows up with a white gown that she likes, Mercedes and Tina praise her look, but Quinn sounds off her disagreement about Rachel's decision to marry Finn.
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Kristen Stewart Beats Jennifer Lawrence in 'Lie Down in Darkness' Role


August 02, 2012 19:57:06 GMT


First good news for Kristen Stewart since her affair with director Rupert Sanders got out. The actress has reportedly landed a lead role in "Lie Down in Darkness", an indie adaptation of William Styron's 1951 novel about a dysfunctional Virginian Loftis family.

According to Vulture, Stewart is set to play Peyton Loftis, a character who is constantly compared to her crippled sister, Maudie, and whose intense physical beauty makes her the object of her frigid mother's jealous hatred and the target of her father's incestuous, alcoholic lust.
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Beyonce to Star and Direct in Documentary Film About Her Life

August 02, 2012 18:57:23 GMT


Beyonce Knowles' life and career will be translated into a nonfiction film directed by the superstar herself. With 20 minutes footage in hand, Knowles has been shopping the documentary film around to Hollywood studios in recent weeks.

LA Times heard from a source that the movie is "a mix of music and personal study, blending concert footage with confessional interview." The singer is planning to get busy with this one. Not only will Knowles star and direct the documentary, but also she will serve as producer.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Police Will Prosecute Miley Cyrus' Prank Caller

August 02, 2012 18:32:22 GMT


Authorities are tracking the caller who made a "swatting" prank to Miley Cyrus' house in Los Angeles. Since making a false call to 911 is considered a misdemeanor, the prank caller will be prosecuted and could face felony charges as well as up to three years in jail.

Someone called 911 on Wednesday, August 1 night to inform that a kidnapping was happening inside Cyrus' house. The caller also said that one person was shot. LAPD responded quickly by swarming the house with guns drawn and sending a chopper to the scene to set up a perimeter. Turns out, the house was empty.
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Matthew McConaughey Strengthens 'Wolf of Wall Street' Cast

August 02, 2012 17:55:15 GMT


"Magic Mike" star Matthew McConaughey has joined the stellar cast of Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street". His character, Mark Hanna is the early boss and mentor of Leonardo DiCaprio's Jordan Belfort.

"Wolf of Wall Street" revolves around a Long Island penny stockbroker who served 20 months in prison for refusing to cooperate in a massive 1990s securities fraud case that involved widespread corruption on Wall Street and in the corporate banking world, including mob infiltration.
News > Celebrity Gossip

John Mayer and Katy Perry Spotted on a Date Again

August 02, 2012 17:36:20 GMT


John Mayer's representative may have dismissed the dating report of him and Katy Perry but that doesn't stop the singers to hang out together again. Mayer and Perry were photographed together on Wednesday, August 1 night in Los Angeles on their way to have dinner at the Chateau Marmont.

The couple was seen together for a date for the first time on Friday, June 19 at Soho House in West Hollywood. Sources said they were "affectionate, holding hands and cuddling". Mayer's rep insisted "they are not dating" though.
 
 
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