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August 07, 2012

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'Sesame Street' Nabs Zac Efron and Halle Berry as Guest Stars, Spoofs 'The Voice'

August 07, 2012 09:10:25 GMT


"Sesame Street" has announced its guest star line-up for its 43rd installment. Movie stars Zac Efron, Halle Berry, Steve Carell, Don Cheadle, Amy Ryan, Casey Affleck, Paula Patton and Melissa McCarthy are set to share screen with the puppets when the show returns Monday, September 24 on PBS.

TV stars Jon Hamm, Eric Stonestreet, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, David Hyde Pierce, Timothy Olyphant, Maya Rudolph, Ed Helms, Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard also make the list, joined by athletes David Beckham, Blake Griffin and Matt Kemp, hosts Mario Lopez and Wendy Williams, musicians Colbie Caillat, Train and Common, as well as Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.
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Stephanie Pratt's Boyfriend Accuses Cop of Faking His Foot Injury

August 07, 2012 09:06:37 GMT


Stephanie Pratt's beau Julien Chabbott fires back at the cop, Officer Felix Recio, who arrested him in front of the Mercer Hotel in SoHo over the weekend. He strongly denied the accusation suggesting that he drove his car over Recio's foot. In response, he accused the cop of faking the injury.

Julien allegedly claimed Recio didn't look in pain at all before other officers were coming and believed that the officer "was just trying to meet his quota." On the contrary, law enforcement sources told TMZ Recio went to hospital later that day to treat his left foot and right hand.
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New 'Beautiful Creatures' Image Unveils First Look at Link

August 07, 2012 08:48:36 GMT


After revealing how Lena Duchannes, Ethan Wate and Ridley Duchannes will look like in "Beautiful Creatures", Warner Bros. Pictures gives a first look at Link in a form of newly-released still. Portrayed by Thomas Mann, the character is pictured sharing giggles with Emmy Rossum's Ridley.

As described in the Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl bestselling novel, Link a.k.a Wesley Lincoln is the best friend of male protagonist Ethan. Link still befriends Ethan and Lena although the rest of the school won't get too close to the couple.
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Kristen Stewart Hits Gym a Week After Her Scandal Emerges


August 07, 2012 08:38:35 GMT


While Robert Pattinson enjoyed a night of clubbing in Ojai, Kristen Stewart reportedly tried to take her mind off what happened during the past few days in a healthier way. The "Snow White and the Huntsman" actress was said working out in the gym with her new trainer.

A source told New York Daily News that Kristen visited the Gold's Gym in Venice, California, on Tuesday, July 31. "She's been seen a few times there with her new trainer," the source said before adding that the actress was "working on core training and muscular endurance."
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New Teaser of 'Homeland' Season 2: Brody's Campaign

August 07, 2012 08:14:06 GMT


Another teaser for the upcoming sophomore season of "Homeland" has landed online. It shows Brody standing on a podium as he enters politics in the second installment of the thriller series. Also featuring old footage which shows Brody when he was held prisoner by Al-Qaeda, the video hints that he could pose a big threat to national security.

The Golden Globe Award-winning series will return with all-new episodes starting Sunday, September 30 at 10 P.M. ET on Showtime. While Brody embraces his new role as a politician, Carrie is "very different from where she was last year" after undergoing treatment for her mental disorder.
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Brandy Reveals Sneak Peek at 'Put It Down' Video Feat. Chris Brown


August 07, 2012 08:08:04 GMT


Building the anticipation to the release of her "Put It Down" music video, Brandy drops a sneak peek at the clip which features Chris Brown. The 30-second preview of the Hype Williams-directed clip shows Brandy and Breezy dancing in front of a colorful paint-splattered wall.

The duo is later seen posing in front of a white Ferrarri. Brandy oozes sexiness in skintight animal-print leggings as she sings on the bonnet of the car, while her duet partner goes casual in a denim overall that he pairs with a white shirt and a matching baseball cap. The snippet ends with an announcement that the full version of the clip is "coming soon," but it doesn't reveal the exact release date.
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Leonardo DiCaprio's 'The Beach' to Be Turned Into TV Series


August 07, 2012 07:32:23 GMT


FOX is developing a new TV series based on 2000's movie "The Beach" starring Leonardo DiCaprio. Deadline reports that the network has scored the drama project which has "The Secret Circle" writer Andrew Miller penning the script.

"It's about a group of young people feeling disconnected and disenchanted from society who try to start over in paradise but discover that while creating the perfect world is hard, protecting it is even harder," Canadian actor/scribe/director Miller says of the plotline.
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'Catching Fire' Finds Its Romulus Thread, Jennifer Lawrence Gets Major Salary Raise

August 07, 2012 07:26:42 GMT


"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" continues to add another actor to its cast ensemble. A few days after casting Lynn Cohen as Finnick Odair's mentor Mags, the sequel to "The Hunger Games" has found a perfect actor to take on the part of Romulus Thread.

Variety confirms that "Sons of Anarchy" star Patrick St. Esprit has been tapped to play Romulus. The character himself is described as Cray's replacement as the Head Peacekeeper of District 12.
News > Music News

Video Premiere: Karmin's 'Hello'

August 07, 2012 07:23:36 GMT


After enjoying the success of their chart-busting single "Brokenhearted", Karmin are moving forward with the promo of their next single "Hello". Amy Heidemann entertains herself by riding a bike and sightseeing in a chinatown as Nick Noonan shaves his head before coming to pick her up in his red shiny car. She notices his new look and seems to like it.

"Hello" comes from production hands of Stargate. Following up "Brokenhearted" that ruled Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs and peaked at 16 on Hot 100, the song is taken from Karmin's debut studio album of the same name "Hello".
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Michael Clarke Duncan Leaves ICU, Still Stays in Hospital

August 07, 2012 06:57:37 GMT


Michael Clarke Duncan remains hospitalized three weeks after suffering a heart attack. Although the former star of "The Finder" hasn't been allowed to return home, his condition appears to be improving as he has been transferred out of Intensive Care.

Duncan's family asks fans to pray for him. "His family are firm believers in the power of prayer and have asked that you keep him in yours during this time," a representative for the "Green Mile" actor says in a statement.
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Gotye Debuts Animated Music Video for 'Save Me'

August 07, 2012 06:49:10 GMT


Gotye has released a music video for his song "Save Me" to help interpret the lyrics. The clip doesn't not feature the singer or any models, but follows an animated human-like figure which is assembled from pieces of scattered stuffs on a snowy set. The figure gets its full form after it touches another human-like figure which has a heart.

"Save Me" is lifted off the Belgian-Australian artist's third studio album "Making Mirrors", which peaked at No. 6 on Billboard 200 chart after it was released in 2011. He once said that he wrote the song when he was in a great depression.
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First Gritty Trailer for Bin Laden Hunt Film 'Zero Dark Thirty' Premiered

August 07, 2012 06:32:43 GMT


Kathryn Bigelow's much-awaited Osama Bin Laden hunt thriller "Zero Dark Thirty (2012)" has finally premiered its very first trailer. Presenting a look at a large-scale map with random black lines that lead the search to a mysterious place in Pakistan, the intense trailer centers on "the greatest manhunt in history." It additionally offers glimpses at the U.S. Navy's elite SEAL Team Six during their attempt to capture the Al Qaeda leader.

The movie about Bin Laden raid was previously developed under the working title "Kill Bin Laden". Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal had been working on the project even before Bin Laden was murdered during a massive attack by the U.S. army in Abbottabad, Pakistan in May 2012.
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Katie Holmes and Suri Go to Museum of Modern Art

August 07, 2012 06:20:23 GMT


Katie Holmes and Suri enjoyed an educational recreational outing on a warm summer day in New York City. The actress took her daughter to check out some artworks at Museum of Modern Art before the little girl starts her school this fall.

Katie wore a pair of jeans, shades and a blouse with its sleeves rolled up to elbows, while Suri looked adorable in a cute white ruffled dress, a pink headband and flip-flops. The mother-daughter duo flashed smiles as they took a stroll in the Big Apple.
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Kristen Stewart Goes Promiscuous in 'On the Road' New Trailer

August 07, 2012 04:31:11 GMT


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Kristen Stewart shows her free-spirited side in a new trailer for "On the Road". Married at 16 years old, Stewart's character is featured embarking on a wild journey with her ex-con husband and an aspiring writer. She can be seen doing some daring actions such as having a threesome with the two men, as well as dancing seductively at a jazz club.

Stewart plays Marylou, who is a far cry from her signature Bella Swan image from the "Twilight Saga" film series. Marylou, who has an affinity for sex and marijuana, meets New York writer Sal Paradise who decides to have a road trip soon after the death of his father.
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'Grimm' Season 2 Promo Promises More Bad-Ass Nick

August 07, 2012 04:30:42 GMT


NBC has shared a four-minute promo for "Grimm" season 2 a week before debuting the new season. It mixes old and new footage as well as commentaries from the actors. While Nick's fellow detective Hank goes a bit paranoid after seeing a creature for the first time in season 1, Nick's mother has a lot to explain to him as to why she let Nick think she's dead all this time.

The fate of Nick's girlfriend Juliette, who wakes up with black, cat-like eyes after being scratched by a "monster cat", and how Nick evolves as a Grimm are also teased in the video. Lead actor David Giuntoli claims his alter ego will be seen in more fights and will use the weapons designed specifically for Wesen.
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Lamb of God's Randy Blythe Thanks Fans for Support, Promises to 'Act With Honor'

August 07, 2012 04:29:51 GMT


Randy Blythe issues a statement a few days after he was released from a Czech prison on bail. The Lamb of God frontman has three points in his open letter, first to thank his fans for their supports, second to emphasize that he received no special treatment in jail despite his celebrity status, and third to say that he "will act with honor."

"I cannot express how emotional it made me upon my release to read about even a fraction of the voices that were raised on my behalf. From legends in my music community, to fans across the world, and even people who were previously unaware of my existence but sympathized with my plight - I am truly humbled. I cannot thank you enough for your thoughts and prayers," he says.
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Fox Seeks to Revise 'Daredevil' Reboot Deal, Eyes Joe Carnahan to Direct


August 07, 2012 03:51:46 GMT


20th Century Fox and Marvel Studios are reportedly revising their deal on the "Daredevil" reboot film. The project has been put on hold for a while, but Fox is now said to be working out a new arrangement that allows it to own the rights to the "DD" franchise past its October 10 deadline, Variety has reported.

Fox has to move fast to start the production of the Matt Murdock story before this fall or the rights will revert to Marvel and Walt Disney Pictures. Insiders reveal that the studio is already in talks with "The Grey" helmer Joe Carnahan to helm the long-gestating superhero movie, which has been described as a "Frank Miller-esque, hardcore 70s thriller."
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Lady GaGa Skinny Dipping With Beau Taylor Kinney


August 07, 2012 03:49:22 GMT


Lady GaGa shares a picture of her enjoying a relaxing time with her boyfriend Taylor Kinney in a swimming pool. In the photo posted on her newly-launched social network, it looks like that the Mother Monster goes nude when hitting the pool.

The "Born This Way" hitmaker was cradled by the Mason Lockwood of "The Vampire Diaries". The couple was seen leaning in for a kiss as the dance/pop singer strategically folded her arm on her chest to cover her breasts.
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Aurora Shooting Joke to Be Cut From Roseanne Barr Roast, Jeffrey Ross Defends Offensive Speech

August 07, 2012 03:31:08 GMT


While Jeffrey Ross prompted an audible gasp during the taping of Roseanne Barr roast with his joke about the Aurora shooting, Comedy Central makes sure it won't happen when viewers watch the show on TV. The cable channel has confirmed that the controversial joke will not be featured in the edited version of the roast which is set to air Sunday, August 12 at 10 P.M. ET/PT.

During the taping on Saturday, August 4, Ross who dressed as the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno turned to fellow roaster Seth Green as saying, "Congratulations. This is actually a really big night for you. You haven't gotten this much attention since you shot all those people in Aurora." He was comparing Green's red hair to accused shooter James Holmes' locks.
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Drake Slammed for Allegedly Using Aaliyah Song to Diss Chris Brown

August 07, 2012 03:21:25 GMT


Drake landed in hot water due to his verses in Aaliyah's newly-released song "Enough Said". The Canadian rapper came under fire from some music fans for allegedly taking a dig at Chris Brown in the posthumous track.

The lyrics in question were, "Bothers me when you got to play therapist, that s***'s embarrassin'/ They even bring up these n****s in comparison/ They just got to forgive me, this watch is a 150/ Still ain't got the time for a b**** to be acting iffy."
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Michael Phelps and Megan Rossee Make Red Carpet Debut as a Couple

August 07, 2012 02:58:30 GMT


Michael Phelps went public with his romance with aspiring model Megan Rossee. The Olympics gold medalist took the leggy blonde to the Speedo Athlete Celebration in London on Monday evening, August 6. They were all smiles as they posed for photographers on the red carpet.

They reportedly have been dating for five months. "Megan and Michael have been taking things slow leading up to the Olympics, but they are excited to spend more time together outside of his training," a very-close source told E! News. "Megan is a beautiful person, inside and out."
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Jennifer Lawrence to Have Love Affair in 'The Ends of the Earth'

August 07, 2012 02:58:10 GMT


After losing a role in "Lie Down in Darkness" from Kristen Stewart, Jennifer Lawrence has now secured another leading lady role in "The Ends of the Earth". According to Variety, the "Winter's Bone" actress is set to topline the romantic drama to be acquired by The Weinstein Company.

The drama itself revolves around the lives of oil baron Ernest and his adopted daughter Lydie Marland. Written by "Argo" scribe Chris Terrino, the story centers on the love affair between Ernest and Lydie which later destroys the business they have built together. Jennifer is cast as Lydie, who is described as an educated yet stubborn woman.
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NBC Denies Discriminating Against Sharon Osbourne's Son, but Cares About His Safety

August 07, 2012 02:44:27 GMT


NBC has shared its side of the story regarding Jack Osbourne's alleged firing from "Stars Earn Stripes" after he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. After Sharon Osbourne claimed that the network discriminated against her son, NBC Entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt says, "First, we have the deepest affection for Sharon Osbourne and consider her to be part of the NBC family."

"And our hearts go out to her, Ozzy, Jack and his family at this time," he adds. "We hold medical information in strict confidence and therefore cannot comment specifically about Jack, but as a company that cares deeply about the health and safety of everyone on our shows -- especially one like STARS EARN STRIPES that requires dangerous water stunts, strenuous physical activity, and uses live ammunition -- we required all potential participants to undergo medical vetting to ensure that they could safely participate."
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Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart Enjoy Sunny Day Outing With Her Kids


August 07, 2012 02:21:37 GMT


Jennifer Lopez and her much-younger boyfriend Casper Smart put a united front on Sunday, August 5 amid rumor that they were "cooling off" their romance. The couple was all smiles as they took her children to a park in Calabasas, California. "Enjoying the beautiful day with my coconuts at the park!! #dayoff #familia #LOVE," she tweeted.

J.Lo wore a white-and-blue strapless long sundress, black shades and white flip-flops. She put her hair in a messy bun and clutched a water bottle in her right hand and a purse in her left one. Casper matched her casual look in a white tee and denim shorts. Little Emme was held in his arms, while her twin Max walked with another male companion in front of them.
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Lady GaGa Confirms Album Title 'ARTPOP', Extends 'Born This Way' Tour to Latin America

August 07, 2012 02:04:52 GMT


Lady GaGa has officially announced her new album title. After sparking speculations that her next record would be called "ARTPOP" with her latest tattoo, the Mother Monster finally confirmed it by tweeting, "make sure when writing about my new album/project ARTPOP that you CAPITALIZE the title, *its all in the details*."

While the "Judas" songstress didn't explain the meaning behind the word, it was rumored that "ARTPOP" could be a tribute to her favorite artist Andy Warhol, whom she praised for being "able to make commercial art that was taken seriously as fine art." Further details about the album are expected to be unveiled in September.
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Jaden Smith Shows Off Skateboarding Skill in 'Pumped Up Kicks (Like Me)' Video

August 07, 2012 02:02:27 GMT


Jaden Smith shows off his skateboarding skill in the music video for his new song "Pumped Up Kicks (Like Me)". Dropping the fun-themed clip on Monday, August 6, the 14-year-old son of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith took to his Twitter to share his excitement to his devotees, "MUST. WATCH. NOW."

Directed by Mike Vargas, the video shows the older brother of Willow Smith hanging out at the Los Angeles Skatelab Park with a large group of friends. Donning a dark shirt and animal-print tight pants, the young rapper can be seen skating and dancing in the black-and-white clip. The colors burst at the end of the video as Jaden and his friends leave the Skatelab and head to a beach.
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First Look at Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied's Wedding

August 07, 2012 01:25:36 GMT


A series of pictures capturing the nuptials of Natalie Portman and her dancer fiance Benjamin Millepied have come out. She was beaming in her white Rodarte tea-length gown with long sleeves, and he looked equally happy in a suit. She completed her look with a floral headdress, while he wore a yarmulke.

Natalie, 31, and Benjamin, 35, tied the knot under the star on Saturday evening, August 3 in a secluded area in Big Sur, California. Grinning from ear to ear, they were wrapped in a Tallit prayer shawl and were surrounded by family members and close friends during the intimate nuptials.
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Robert Pattinson Booked to Appear on 'Good Morning America'


August 07, 2012 01:24:09 GMT


Robert Pattinson has set his first TV appearance since Kristen Stewart admitted to have cheated on him with "Snow White and the Huntsman" director Rupert Sanders. The British heartthrob will stop by "Good Morning America" on Wednesday, August 15, a representative for the show confirms.

His visit will be part of a promotional effort for his upcoming movie "Cosmopolis". However, it is expected that the Edward Cullen of the "Twilight Saga" film series will break silence on his then girlfriend Stewart's affair scandal.
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Sacha Baron Cohen Ready to Spoof James Bond for His Next Comedy Project

August 07, 2012 01:20:14 GMT


Sacha Baron Cohen is ready to poke fun at another character in his next project. After parodying a Middle Eastern tyrant in "The Dictator", the British funnyman will spoof the world's most famous secret agent, James Bond, in his potential new comedy movie.

Per Variety, the man behind Oscar-nominated mockumentary "Borat" has teamed up with Phil Johnston in selling an untitled pitch to Paramount Pictures. The pitch centers on a Bond-esque agent who is forced to go in the run with his long-lost brother, who is said to be a "moronic soccer hooligan."
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Gary Barlow's Fourth Child Was Delivered Stillborn

August 06, 2012 18:55:10 GMT


Gary Barlow and his wife Dawn are grieving the death of their fourth child. The Take That singer announced on Monday, August 6 that their daughter Poppy was delivered stillborn on Saturday.

"Dawn and I are devastated to announce that we've lost our baby," Barlow said in a statement. "Poppy Barlow was delivered stillborn on August 4th in London. Our focus now is giving her a beautiful funeral and loving our three children with all our hearts. We'd ask at this painful time that our privacy be respected."
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WB Change 'The Great Gatsby' Into Summer 2013 Movie

August 06, 2012 18:40:19 GMT


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"The Great Gatsby" is off the list of holiday movies this year. The studio Warner Bros. announced on Monday, August 6 that they have decided to push back the Baz Luhrmann-directed film from Christmas Day to summer 2013 in order to net larger audience.

"Based on what we've seen, Baz Luhrmann's incredible work is all we anticipated and so much more. It truly brings Fitzgerald's American classic to life in a completely immersive, visually stunning and exiting way. We think movieogers of all ages are going to embrace it, and it makes sense to ensure this unique film reaches the largest audience possible," WB president of domestic distribution Dan Fellman said.
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Miley Cyrus Won't Marry Liam Hemsworth in Near Future

August 06, 2012 18:22:38 GMT


Miley Cyrus is not going to be a bridezilla any time soon. The former "Hannah Montana" star said she is enjoying every moment with fiance Liam Hemsworth very much that they are not rushing down the aisle.

In an interview with Marie Claire's magazine, Miley said "I don't really care about the wedding or the piece of paper as much as I do the promise we've made to each other. And we want to have a long engagement." Miley and Liam announced their engagement in May this year.
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Jenna Jameson Continues to Bash President Obama on Twitter


August 06, 2012 18:06:39 GMT


Mitt Romney supporter Jenna Jameson continues to bash Democrat President Barack Obama on Twitter. Jameson believed that Romney's tax plan will work better for the country, taking from her own experience when she had trouble getting health insurance since giving birth to her twin children.

"I cannot get insurance...since my twins...I never had a problem before Obama," she tweeted to her followers, adding "I had my healthcare taken away after many years of paying a lot of money." She wrote that she longed for President Ronald Reagan's tax system revived. "I want the days of major tax breaks back! Come one Reagan era," she tweeted.
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Sharon Osbourne Quits 'America's Got Talent' Due to Discrimination

August 06, 2012 17:37:03 GMT


Sharon Osbourne's real reason of quitting "America's Got Talent" is discrimination against her son, Jack Osbourne. The 59-year-old matriarch told NY Post that NBC stripped Jack off reality show "Stars Earn Stripes" after finding out that he's been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

Sharon claimed she received an e-mail from the producers of "Stars Earn Stripes" a couple of days before she reported for work. She had to lie to the press at first but, "I just can't be fake," she said. "It's discrimination, and it was badly handled."
 
 
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