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August 09, 2012

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Jason Sudeikis Interested in Returning to 'SNL', but in Different Role

August 09, 2012 08:57:48 GMT


Jason Sudeikis is still mulling over a decision about whether or not he will stay for a new season of "Saturday Night Live" that kicks off this fall. The 36-year-old actor/comedian admits he's still open to the possibility of him staying on the variety show, but wants to take a new responsibility on the NBC weekend program.

"I'd like the opportunity to use creative muscles that ... haven't been asked of me for the first nine years that I've worked there," the Mitch depicter in "The Campaign" told Los Angeles Times during an interview done at a Sunset Strip hotel. "It could be some sort of title change."
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Kathie Lee Gifford Angers Fans for Ripping Parents of Drug Addicts


August 09, 2012 08:55:30 GMT


Kathie Lee Gifford landed in hot water. The "Today" host came under fire from some fans for implying that parents of drug addicts were failures.

"I'm not a perfect mom," she said in an interview with Family Circle. "But my kids haven't been arrested, in rehab or kicked out of school, so I must be doing something right!"
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Jay Roach Says 'Austin Powers 4' Still Possible, Teases Doctor Evil Spin-Off

August 09, 2012 08:38:15 GMT


It's been a while since fans last heard about the development progress of "Austin Powers 4". As some people begin to believe the long-gestating project is already dead, director Jay Roach brings a hope that the spy comedy flick is still happening. Though so, he notes that fans may have to wait a little longer for it.

Speaking to MTV News when promoting his latest film "The Campaign", Roach opens up that he and Mike Myers have been working to create a perfect plot for the fourth "Austin Powers" movie. "I talk to Mike all the time," he says. "We're friends. He gave me the break of a lifetime, doing 'Austin 1'. For 10 years, we've tried to figure out what the right story would be."
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Robert Pattinson Attends Wedding Party on Second Visit to Cowboy Bar

August 09, 2012 08:27:21 GMT


After spotted at The Deer Lodge in Ojai, California last Friday, August 3, Robert Pattinson reportedly came to the cowboy restaurant again the next day. According to E! News, he attended a wedding party. The bride was English and the groom was Irish, but the names were kept private.

The actor, who has continued to avoid spotlight since Kristen Stewart was caught cheating on him, reportedly was in good spirit and stayed mainly in the bar area. "His friends surrounded him and kept him protected from prying eyes," an eyewitness claimed.
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'American Idol' Approaches P. Diddy for Judging Role


August 09, 2012 08:15:32 GMT


A list of potential judges in the upcoming installment of "American Idol" has grown longer with P. Diddy being rumored as a contender. New York Post's Page Six claims to have learned that producers of the FOX reality series have reached out to the New York-born MC about the possibility of him taking one of the judge seats.

The 42-year-old artist joins the likes of Adam Lambert, Brad Paisley and Nick Jonas who were also mentioned to be in the run for the judging gig. Lambert has said that he would be flattered if "Idol" wanted to talk to him about the stint, while Nick confirmed he's "being considered to be a judge on American Idol," adding that "it would be a dream come true if it happens."
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Kim Kardashian Shares Pictures of 'Best Family Vacation Yet'

August 09, 2012 08:03:03 GMT


Kim Kardashian is digging into the archive of her family pictures, and shares some photos from the best vacation yet. Clad in teeny weeny bikinis, she and a group of family members and close friends are seen sunbathing on the deck of a yacht.

"The whole family went to The Dominican Republic," Kim writes. Khloe Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Kylie Jenner and Kendall Jenner are joined by the teens' beasties Maddie and Spencer.
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2 Chainz Unleashes New Track 'I Luv Dem Strippers' Feat. Nicki Minaj

August 09, 2012 07:36:08 GMT


2 Chainz's Nicki Minaj-assisted track "I Luv Dem Strippers" has been unleashed. Staying true to its title, the song has the one half of the Playaz Circle rapping about the exotic ladies of the pole.

"Let's play big bank take little bank/You are looking at a shark in a fish tank/When I'm in the kitchen I make plenty of cash/hey shawty come here, she got plenty a**," so 2 Chainz raps before spitting the chorus, "Yeah, I love them strippers."
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Kristen Stewart's Co-Star Announces Retirement After Parkinson's Disease Diagnosis


August 09, 2012 07:32:30 GMT


Bob Hoskins is retiring from acting world due to health-related issue. The 69-year-old actor, who plays blind dwarf Muir in Kristen Stewart's "Snow White and the Huntsman", was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease last fall, but hasn't issued an official statement about it until recently.

"He wishes to thank all the great and brilliant people he has worked with over the years, and all of his fans who have supported him during a wonderful career. Bob is now looking forward to his retirement with his family, and would greatly appreciate that his privacy be respected at this time," the statement reads.
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Pink and Eminem's New Collaborative Track Is 'Alternative Club Banger'

August 09, 2012 07:27:22 GMT


Pink confirms she has collaborated with Eminem for a new song which will be featured in her sixth studio album "The Truth About Love". In a new interview with Australia's Herald Sun, the "Raise Your Glass" hitmaker reveals that their latest duet is titled "Here Comes the Weekend" and describes it as an "alternative club banger."

Recalling how their joint project came about, the wife of motocross racer Carey Hart shares, "He said 'Do you want to do a song with me?' F*** yeah! I said 'Do you want to do a song with me?' and he said 'F*** yeah!' Handshake. Nothing signed. Done."
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Randy Travis' Mugshot Reveals His Bruised Face After Drunk-Driving Arrest


August 09, 2012 06:51:31 GMT


Randy Travis' bruised face after his arrest on Tuesday, August 7 night was captured in a mugshot. He was found drunk and buck naked by cops in a single accident in North Texas. He reportedly was given a paper suit for his mugshot.

Randy crashed his 1998 Pontiac Trans Am into several barricades in a construction zone. He showed several signs of intoxication but refused to take sobriety tests. While being transported, he allegedly "made threats to shoot and kill the troopers working the case."
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Karl Urban Gets Steamy in 'The Loft' Red Band Trailer

August 09, 2012 06:46:51 GMT


"The Loft" has debuted its first red band trailer. Studded with multiple explicit love scenes, the steamy trailer also offers an intense plot as Karl Urban, James Marsden and their gang get caught in a serious problem when a naked dead body of a blond woman is found in their secret pad.

In the thriller, Urban, Marsden and three other guys play five married men who share a loft where they secretly bring their mistresses. Their friendship is shattered when the body of an unknown woman is found lifeless in the loft with some kind of clue in Latin words written with blood on the bed. Since then, the five gentlemen begin to suspect one another of murder.
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'Dallas' Star Dishes on Rebecca's Feelings to Chris After Her Real Identity's Revealed

August 09, 2012 06:31:28 GMT


TNT's "Dallas" has just wrapped its first season with some shocking twists. While some might have seen it coming, it was revealed in the Tuesday, August 7 episode that [SPOILER ALERT!] Julie Gonzalo's Rebecca is actually not Rebecca but she's Pamela Barnes, the daughter of the Ewings' longtime foe Cliff Barnes.

Learning this, her estranged husband Christopher not only killed any hope to save their relationship, but also declared his love to ex-fiancee Elena. Asked how her character feels after her true identity was unveiled, Julie says, "If I were to guess, she's pissed now - and you don't want to make a Barnes pissed. So there are a lot of things to play with next year."
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Kourtney Kardashian Shows Off Baby Girl

August 09, 2012 06:02:22 GMT


Kourtney Kardashian gives a first look at her newly-born daughter Penelope Scotland. The oldest daughter of the Kardashians is all smiles as she graces the cover of Us Weekly's latest issue with her baby girl and her son Mason in her lap.

The mother of two wears white pajamas, little Penelope clad in a white jumper sits with her eyes closed, while a shirtless Mason is looking up at his mother and laughing. Daddy Scott Disick is unfortunately not in the picture.
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Rick Ross Returns to No. 1 With 'God Forgives, I Don't'

August 09, 2012 05:55:53 GMT


After falling short of ruling Billboard Hot 200 with his 2010's CD "Teflon Don", Rick Ross is now back to the top spot of the U.S. album chart with "God Forgives, I Don't". His newly-released album sells 218,000 in its debut week.

It becomes his fourth chart topper, joining his first three No. 1 albums; 2006's "Port of Miami", 2008's "Trilla" and 2009's "Deeper Than Rap". It also marks his best sales week surpassing the 198,000 sales number posted by "Trilla".
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'Walking Dead' Creator Hit With New Lawsuit Over Co-Authorship


August 09, 2012 04:38:14 GMT


Robert Kirkman has been hit with a second lawsuit filed by his childhood friend and former illustrator, Tony Moore. After suing the comic book writer over the payment of "The Walking Dead" royalty, he now files a new lawsuit to seek a declaratory judgment that he is a joint author of "Walking Dead" and other works.

"Kirkman is a proud liar," Moore says in a complaint filed on Tuesday, August 7 in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, "and fraudster who freely admits that he has no qualm about misrepresenting material facts in order to consummate business transactions, and it is precisely that illicit conduct which led to the present lawsuit (and to Kirkman's business 'success' generally)."
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Action Veterans Ooze Masculinity at 'Expendables 2' Madrid Premiere

August 09, 2012 04:37:58 GMT


Before being premiered in the United States, "The Expendables 2" threw its special screening in Madrid, Spain on Wednesday, August 8. Taking place at Callao Cinema, the red carpet event was attended by such action veterans as Jason Statham, Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren.

Statham looked very sleek in a two-piece gray suit that he paired with a matching tie and aviator shades, while Lundgren looked dapper in a tieless collared shirt under his formal tux. On the other hand, Van Damme oozed masculinity in a casual white shirt and matching pants that he paired with a gray blazer.
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Lady GaGa Sports Wild Hair in Cover of Vogue's September Issue

August 09, 2012 04:33:42 GMT


Lady GaGa gives an early look at the front page of Vogue's September issue that features her as a cover girl. Rocking big blonde wild hair, the Mother Monster is standing tall in a pink off-shoulder mermaid gown by Marc Jacobs. "Shhh don't tell," she writes. "Sorry Anna but the underground kids deserve it."

She previously tweeted on Tuesday, August 7, "Don't worry I've been txting Wintour all morning trying to get that cover queens. next im sending bagels to VOGUE (complex carbohydrate war)." It seemed that the bagel worked since she updated on Wednesday, "AHHH! The Vogue Express dropped off the SEPTEMBER ISSUE yesterday morning."
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'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Finds Its District 2 Victor Brutus

August 09, 2012 03:57:59 GMT


Who is going to play Brutus in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire"? Lionsgate Films has announced that the chosen actor who will tackle the part of the District 2 tribute is Bruno Gunn, who is known for his roles on such TV shows as "The Office", "Sons of Anarchy" and "Prison Break".

Gunn joins "Criminal Minds" star Meta Golding, who has just been tapped to play Enobaria, Brutus' fellow tribute from District 2. A former Hunger Games victor, Brutus is a forty-something tribute who won the games shortly after Haymitch Abernathy.
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'Breaking Dawn' Director on Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart Post Scandal


August 09, 2012 03:54:58 GMT


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Many Twihards were devastated to find out that Edward and Bella's immortal love didn't extend beyond the screen when Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart broke up following her scandalous fling with married director Rupert Sanders. On the contrary, Bill Condon thinks it's not necessarily a bad thing.

"The fact is, these are actors playing parts, and maybe it's not such a bad thing that people be reminded of that," he tells EW for its fall movie preview. "Both of these actors gave heart and soul to the 'Twilight' movies, not only during shooting, but also by navigating so graciously the whole life-in-a-fishbowl aspect of the phenomenon."
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'Boardwalk Empire' Season 3 Photo Introduces Nucky's New Rival

August 09, 2012 03:20:31 GMT


A month to go before "Boardwalk Empire" returns with its new season, HBO releases some sneak peeks at the show including the first photos from the third installment. Ruthless gangster Gyp Rosetti (Bobby Cannavale), who will challenge Nucky (Steve Buscemi) for control of the bootleg business, gets the spotlight in one of the pictures.

Nucky himself is featured in another image alongside his wife Margaret (Kelly Macdonald) as they walk arm in arm at what looks like a party. Richard Harrow (Jack Huston) seemingly helps take care of Jimmy's son Tommy as seen in one other photo. Other familiar faces seen in the new images are Nelson Van Alden (Michael Shannon) and Albert "Chalky" White (Michael K. Williams).
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Kristen Stewart Decides to Exit 'Cali', Amber Heard May Join the Cast

August 09, 2012 03:00:20 GMT


Amid her headline-grabbing cheating scandal, Kristen Stewart reportedly decided to let go one of her upcoming movie projects. It was Gossip Cop which shared the words that the "Twilight Saga" actress has bowed out of "Cali", in which she's supposed to take on an "edgy and sexy" female lead role.

It's still unclear as to why Stewart chose to exit the Nick Cassavetes-directed film project. Her camp hasn't made any comment to confirm the report. On the other hand, Voltage Production, the company that develops the project, promised that it would make an announcement soon.
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Evidence Proving Michael Jackson's Will Is Fake to Be Presented to Court


August 09, 2012 02:59:33 GMT


It looks like Janet Jackson, Randy and Rebbie find an ally in Howard Mann who published a Michael Jackson tribute book with Katherine in 2010. The memorabilia dealer claims he is "in possession of evidence that casts substantial doubt on the validity of the will."

Like Janet and her two siblings, Howard believes the 2002 will that left all MJ fortune to his children and mother is "fake" because it was signed in Los Angeles on a date that evidence showed he was in New York. The late King of Pop allegedly attended an event with Rev. Al Sharpton.
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Sneak Peek: Jennifer Hudson Gives Advice to Katharine McPhee on 'Smash'


August 09, 2012 02:26:46 GMT


The first look at Jennifer Hudson on "Smash" has been shared in a new preview for NBC's primetime line-up. Debuted during the Olympics on Tuesday night, August 7, the video offers a glimpse at the "American Idol" alumna in character as Veronica Moore, who tells Katharine McPhee's Karen, "Someone's always waiting to take you down, honey."

J-Hud's recurring character is described as a Tony Award-winning Broadway star who impacts the lives of Karen and Ivy (Megan Hilty). "Her character will represent someone who reached their Broadway dream but also paid a price for it," NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt said when announcing her casting.
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Video Premiere: B.o.B and Andre 3000's 'Play the Guitar'

August 09, 2012 02:23:27 GMT


A music video for B.o.B's new song "Play the Guitar" has been made available for fans' viewing pleasure. Presenting a creative futuristic concept, the clip shows various objects getting pixelated into black-and-white dots. Though Andre Benjamin a.k.a Andre 3000 is featured in the song, the OutKast rapper doesn't make an appearance in the visuals.

Produced by Salaam Remi, "Play the Guitar" was initially recorded for B.o.B.'s second studio effort "Strange Clouds". However, the song failed to make the final cut. The song, which samples Drake's "Fancy", placed ninety eight on Billboard Hot 100 on its debut weekend after being released on January 14.
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Kate Bosworth Reveals Engagement to Michael Polish


August 09, 2012 02:20:51 GMT


Kate Bosworth lets it slip that she is engaged to her director boyfriend Michael Polish. The "Straw Dogs" star, 29, calls the 41-year-old filmmaker her fiance when narrating their vacation in Seoul in a blog post for Vogue's travel diary.

"My fiance, Michael Polish, and I venture out to discover Changdeokgung Palace," she remembers. "As soon as we enter, it is like magically being transported to a different world - this awe-inspiring, sprawling place was originally built in 1405."
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MTV VMA Promo: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian Offered a Threesome by Kevin Hart

August 09, 2012 01:47:55 GMT


Kevin Hart will host the 29th annual MTV Video Music Awards and he lets Kanye West and Kim Kardashian know about it in a new promo video for the show. Clad in a black suit, the comedian asks the celebrity couple, who is lounging on a bed after returning from gym, what they will wear to the upcoming show.

It appears that Kevin wants to share the spotlight with Yeezy and Kim at the prize-giving event, claiming they can be the new "it" couple. "Kev-Ye-Kim," he proposes a moniker for their union. "I just made that up. It's trademarked, don't steal it." He goes on offering other possible nicknames, Ye-Kev-Kim, Ye-Kim-Kev and KKK, but the lovebirds show no interest in his idea.
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'Jersey Shore' Cast Unleash Their Political Animals in Funny or Die Video

August 09, 2012 01:35:44 GMT


Who says "Jersey Shore" members do not care about politics because Snooki does. In a new Funny or Die video, the pregnant star says, "I have a baby inside of me. I'm seriously worried about this country's future." Her castmates who were initially reluctant to touch the issue then start to share their opinions.

Sammi Giancola says she cares about the upcoming election but thinks "individual votes matter much less" nowadays, to which Vinny Guadagnino replies, "You guys realize that this type of apathy is damaging to our younger generations. If anything, our lessened influence is a self-fulfilling prophecy."
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Ben Affleck Courted to Direct and Possibly Star in DC's 'Justice League'

August 09, 2012 01:27:03 GMT


Warner Bros. Pictures' long-gestating "Justice League" film project may be close to find its director. It is none other than Ben Affleck who is reported to have been eyed to tackle the helming duty for the superhero ensemble movie.

Variety first breaks the news that the actor playing Marvel's "Daredevil" in 2003 is expected to begin the discussion with Warners in the coming days. It is said that the "Argo" helmer is the only candidate to helm the big project since the studio is pleased with his acclaimed work in 2010's "The Town".
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Report: Lindsay Lohan to Appear in Lady GaGa's Music Video

August 08, 2012 18:25:48 GMT


Lindsay Lohan and Lady GaGa's relationship has gone from casual to professional. GaGa has reportedly hired the "Mean Girls" actress to appear in a music video for a song in her upcoming album.

Lohan and GaGa were first known to share the same scene last month when GaGa posted a photo of them hanging out at the Chateau Marmont. They also exchanged tweets after the slumber party. NY Post quoted a source as saying, "Lady GaGa and Lindsay caused a stir last month when they had their 'sleepover' at the Chateau and now it turns out that Lindsay will be starring in GaGa's new video from her upcoming album."
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Stanley Tucci and Emily Blunt's Sister Are Married

August 08, 2012 18:09:04 GMT


Stanley Tucci admitted that he's married again. The "The Hunger Games" actor said, "Yaaa-yess" when quizzed by NY Daily News on his marital status with girlfriend Felicity Blunt. Words are, Stanley and Felicity will host a second wedding in the near future for family and friends.

Felicity is a British literary agent who is also actress Emily Blunt's sister. She was introduced to Stanley by Emily who thought they would hit it off. A report of their engagement emerged in November last year and Felicity was spotted with a wedding ring at a recent New York screening of Meryl Streep's "Hope Springs".
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Jimmy Fallon Confirms He's Not Hosting 2013 Oscars

August 08, 2012 17:51:52 GMT


Jimmy Fallon has confirmed that he will not host the 2013 Academy Awards as previously reported. However, the late night talk show host did not deny during an interview with Matt Lauer on "Today" that he was being "considered" for the job.

"No, I'm not going to do the Oscars," Fallon told Lauer in a serious tone. "It's an honor to be asked by the academy, but it's not my year." Lauer was genuinely surprised by the answer and said, "Okay, we'll end on that note."
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Randy Travis Released on Bail After Found Naked in a Car Crash

August 08, 2012 17:26:44 GMT


Randy Travis has been released from custody after posting $21,500 bail. The country singer hit a low point on his life when he crashed his car and was found buck naked on Tuesday, August 7 night in Texas.

According to Grayson County Sheriff's Office, officers received a call at 11:18 P.M. from a person who said that a man was lying in the roadway. When cops arrived on the scene, they noticed that a 1998 Pontiac Trans Am belonging to Travis had hit several barricades in a construction zone.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Kristin Cavallari Announced the Birth of Her First Child

August 08, 2012 17:10:19 GMT


Kristin Cavallari is officially a first time mother after giving birth to a baby boy on Wednesday, August 8 morning. The former "The Hills" star personally confirmed the happy news on Twitter, writing "We are thrilled to welcome Camden Jack Cutler into the world. He was born this morning weighing 7lbs 9oz. Everyone is doing great!"

Camden is Cavallari's first child with Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler whom she has been dating since 2010. Cavallari and Cutler briefly broke their engagement in July last year before announcing that they were back on in November. The pregnancy was announced in January.
 
 
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