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August 16, 2012

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Elvis Presley's Wife and Daughter Attend 35th Anniversary of His Death


August 16, 2012 08:58:19 GMT


Elvis Presley was remembered by his loyal devotees in a candlelight vigil for the 35th anniversary of his death. His ex-wife Priscilla surprised the crowd gathering at Graceland when she showed up with daughter Lisa Marie Presley. It marked the first time the mother-daughter duo attended the memorial event together.

"This is something that Elvis would never ever have believed could have taken place here," Priscilla said. Lisa explained she didn't attend past events because she's afraid that she couldn't contain her emotion. "I've always avoided this because I felt that it would be too emotional, but I really felt it was important to come down here tonight," she stated. "I love you very, very, very much."
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3OH!3 Fight for a Girl in 'You're Gonna Love This' Video

August 16, 2012 08:34:07 GMT


3OH!3 are bringing a competitive spirit in a music video for their song "You're Gonna Love This". The group's members Sean Foreman and Nathaniel Motte find themselves attracted to a same girl in this clip which is set at Las Vegas' Planet Hollywood.

They try to impress the girl by engaging in various ridiculous games, including throwing a coin into a glass, hitting a golf ball into a trash can, and throwing a basketball into a swimming pool from a rooftop. However, none of them eventually manages to take the girl for a date since she decides to go with another guy, who dons a leather jacket and dons black shades to resemble Tom Cruise.
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Rumer Willis Spotted Kissing 'RJ Berger' Actor Jayson Blair

August 16, 2012 08:28:50 GMT


Rumer Willis shows off PDA with her new boyfriend Jayson Blair. The daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis, who's turning 24 on August 16, was caught on camera giving the Max Owens of "The Hard Times of RJ Berger" a quick peck outside a cafe in Los Angeles during an outing recently.

They reportedly met "over cocktails through mutual friends" and started dating in early June. They got cozy at West Hollywood's Bagatelle restaurant. "From the second she sat down, he had his arm around her shoulder and they were laughing, flirting and seemed very into each other," an eyewitness told PEOPLE.
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New 'Expendables 2' Clip Highlights Brutal Showdown in Airport

August 16, 2012 08:24:39 GMT


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Another action-packed snippet from "The Expendables 2" has been dropped online. Compared to the previously-released clips, this fresh one showcases more of the movie's starry cast members. It shows Jean-Claude Van Damme wreaking havoc at an airport along with his mercenaries.

Fighting back the bad guys are the likes of Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis and Sylvester Stallone. Aside from the trio, Chuck Norris is featured letting out his brutal side in the video. There's one funny moment when Arnie says his iconic line during the combat, "I'll be back," to which Bruce responds wittily, "You've been back enough. I'll be back."
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Chad Ochocinco Dropped by Zico Coconut Water

August 16, 2012 08:04:36 GMT


Chad Ochocinco lost another source of his income. TMZ reported that Zico coconut water followed the footsteps of Miami Dolphins to distance themselves from the football player by cutting his endorsement deal, just a few days after he was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence.

"In light of recent events involving Mr. Johnson, we have decided to terminate our relationship," a representative for Zico said. "The values we espouse, through our employees, our customers and our brand, are central to our mission. We have taken this proactive step to demonstrate just how important those values are."
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Zoe Saldana Cast as Jazz Artist Nina Simone in Biopic

August 16, 2012 07:43:13 GMT


After being put on hold for so long, Cynthia Mort's planned Nina Simone biopic is finally ready to begin production as it has found a perfect actress to star as the late singer. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Zoe Saldana has officially signed on to tackle the titular part in "Nina".

The "Avatar" actress will be joined by David Oyelowo, who is set to tackle the part of Nina's manager Clifton Henderson. Previously, Mary J. Blige was attached to the long-gestating project, but she exited the gig which at that time faced funding issues.
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Joe Jonas Explains Why Taylor Swift's New Breakup Song Is Not About Him

August 16, 2012 07:27:43 GMT


The mystery guy in Taylor Swift's new breakup single "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" is yet to be revealed, but Joe Jonas is adamant it's not him. The Jonas Brothers member, who dated Taylor in 2008, rules out the possibility that he might be the guy because the lyrics of the song don't fit their story.

"I can say it's not about me, because I don't think we've ever tried another time," Joe says when asked on 94.7 Fresh FM whether the guy is him or John Mayer. "I can tell you it's not about me," he insists before quickly adding, "I like the song. That said, I think the song is great...Taylor does pop music really well and I'm happy for her."
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Gene Simmons' Reality Show Canceled After Seven Seasons

August 16, 2012 07:23:16 GMT


A&E is axing its veteran reality series "Gene Simmons Family Jewels". After seven successful seasons, the network has officially announced that it wouldn't renew the show that follows the family of KISS' bassist and vocalist, Gene Simmons.

"For seven great seasons, Gene, Shannon, Nick and Sophie have been part of the A&E family, and we could not be more proud of the unparalleled run of Gene Simmons Family Jewels," A&E says in a statement released to The Hollywood Reporter. The network also thanks the "amazing family for their partnership, collaboration and for opening up their lives, warts-and-all, to us throughout the years."
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Megadeth's Frontman Accuses President Obama of Staging Aurora Shooting

August 16, 2012 06:51:07 GMT


Megadeth's lead singer Dave Mustaine claimed President Barack Obama was the mastermind behind the mass shooting in an Aurora theater last July. The rocker made such accusation when addressing the crowd in the band's live concert at Fort Canning in Singapore recently.

"Back in my country, my president [makes puking sign with his finger in his mouth], he's trying to pass a gun ban, so he's staging all of these murders, like the 'Fast And Furious' thing down at the border; Aurora, Colorado, all the people that were killed there; and now the beautiful people at the Sikh temple," he said.
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Green Day Perform for Sexy Models in 'Oh Love' Music Video

August 16, 2012 06:44:48 GMT


Green Day hang out with a number of sexy ladies in the music video for their latest single "Oh Love". Debuted via MTV, the clip shows Billy Joe Armstrong and his bandmates playing in front of gorgeous models who ooze sexiness and pose seductively on torn couches in a room adorned with spray-painted walls.

The clip is directed by the punk rock band's frequent collaborator Samuel Bayer, who's responsible for every visuals from the band's previous album "American Idiot". He is also set to helm a video for the band's next single "Kill the DJ".
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Lucy Lawless Visits 'Parks and Recreation', John Slattery Joins 'Arrested Development'

August 16, 2012 06:31:19 GMT


"Parks and Recreation" may give Ron a new love interest. Former "Spartacus" actress Lucy Lawless has been booked to appear in at least two episodes of the show as Diane, a single mother who has a small problem in her neighborhood.

The parks department sends Ron and Andy to help her, and Andy soon notices there might be some chemistry between her and Ron. Lawless will first appear in the third episode of season 5 which will air October 4.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Jennifer Aniston Cried When Justin Theroux Proposed to Her

August 16, 2012 06:08:50 GMT


Details of Jennifer Aniston's engagement to Justin Theroux were revealed. Us Weekly reported that his proposal was "simple," but it's enough to make her crying tears of happiness. He popped the question during a dinner date at Blue Hill in Greenwich Village on August 10, which happened to be his 41st birthday.

The couple looked "like a long-term couple in love," a source told PEOPLE. After Aniston said yes, they called their families and close friends to share the good news. "Everyone is really excited for them," another insider said. "It's amazing to see how happy Justin makes Jen, and everyone was always hoping that he would propose."
News > Music News

Silversun Pickups Slam Mitt Romney for Using Their Song Without Consent


August 16, 2012 05:06:38 GMT


Silversun Pickups sent Mitt Romney a complaint letter demanding the Presidential nominee from the Republican party to stop using their song. The band's members were furious when learning that their 2009's hit single "Panic Switch" was played in his campaign without their permission.

"We don't like people going behind our backs, using our music without asking, and we don't like the Romney campaign," frontman Brian Aubert said in the statement on behalf of his bandmates. "We're nice, approachable people. We won't bite. Unless you're Mitt Romney!"
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'So You Think You Can Dance' Reveals Top 10 of Season 9

August 16, 2012 04:55:01 GMT


In the latest episode of "So You Think You Can Dance", 14 contestants were competing for a spot in the Top 10. Before viewers' votes were revealed, all remaining dancers had to perform routines choreographed by Mia Michaels which had been performed in previous seasons. The challenge was to set themselves apart from the original performers.

Among those earning rave reviews from the judges were Tiffany Maher and George Lawrence Jr. who performed the Hometown Glory Routine from season 4, Chehon Wespi-Tschopp and Witney Carson who danced the Bench Routine from season 2, as well as Lindsay Arnold and Cole Horibe who teamed up for the Addiction Routine from season 5.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Lady GaGa Defends Kim Kardashian Over Fur Backlash


August 16, 2012 04:26:52 GMT


Lady GaGa comes to Kim Kardashian's defense. The Mother Monster slams the animal-right activist who flour-bombed the reality TV star on a red-carpet event earlier this year. "To campaigners, Save your flour to make bread for the children who are hungry. And Kim Kardashian is fabulous," she states.

GaGa says she respects her fans' anti-fur view, and pleads with them to respect hers in return. "I want you to know that I care deeply about your feelings and views, and I will always support your philosophies about life," she gushes. "I respect your views, please respect mine."
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David Cronenberg Brands Christopher Nolan's Batman Movies 'Boring'

August 16, 2012 04:14:25 GMT


While superhero movies are becoming trends in recent years, there is at least one director who admits to disliking the genre and promises never to direct a superhero flick. He's none other than "Cosmopolis" helmer David Cronenberg, who dubs comic book movies are "for kids" and says Christopher Nolan's Batman films, which were highly praised by critics, are "boring."

"I don't think they are making them an elevated art form," Cronenberg tells Next Movie when asked if he's interested to do a superhero film. "I think it's still Batman running around in a stupid cape. I just don't think it's elevated."
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'Glee' Season 4 Promo: Sue's Baby and Mean Kate Hudson

August 16, 2012 03:58:56 GMT


The first promo for "Glee" season 4 has been made available for fans' viewing pleasure. Promoting "a brave new glee," the video shares a scene set in New York where Kate Hudson's character gives a snarky comment to Rachel. "I bet you were a big star back in Iowa," the NYADA teacher tells her student. "I'm actually from Ohio," Rachel corrects her dance teacher, who responds, "Oh, Ohio? Even worse."

Meanwhile at McKinley High, Sue has delivered her baby and she proudly shows it off to Kurt. Sue is also featured encouraging Will to protect the integrity of the glee club. In another scene, Will seems to be introducing Wade as a new member of the New Directions, but Brittany mistakes Alex Newell's character for Mercedes. "That's a great haircut, Mercedes, but I thought you graduated?" the cheerleader says.
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Robert Pattinson: Americans Are Obsessed by Celebs Because They Desire for Monarchy


August 16, 2012 03:27:19 GMT


Robert Pattinson tries to understand as to why Americans are so obsessed by celebrities. The actor, who constantly made headlines in the past few weeks after Kristen Stewart cheated on him, opines that maybe the obsession is a result of people's desire for a monarchy.

"I think it's because America really wants to have a royal family," Robert explains, seemingly trying to see it from his point of view as a British. "They want to pick their king and queen." He sits down with director David Cronenberg for an interview hosted by David Carr for TimesTalks to promote his new movie "Cosmopolis".
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Jay-Z Plans New Movie With Oscar Winners Ron Howard and Brian Grazer

August 16, 2012 03:20:36 GMT


Jay-Z is planning a movie project with not just one but two Oscar winners. The Roc Nation boss is teaming up with director Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer to make a documentary of his upcoming "Made in America" music festival.

Explaining the documentary project, Grazer tells NY Post's Page Six, "The festival showcases 20 pre-eminent artists that speak to the new generation." He adds, "I am producing the film with Steve Stoute and Jay. Ron is directing."
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'America's Got Talent' Adds Four Semifinalists From YouTube Auditions

August 16, 2012 03:19:43 GMT


After bringing out twelve acts during YouTube Snapple Special on Tuesday, August 14, "America's Got Talent" has revealed their fates. Academy of Villains, who got a standing ovation from Sharon Osbourne and Howie Mandel on the performance show, was the first one announced advancing to the semifinals on Wednesday night.

Bria Kelly and The Magic of Puck followed Academy of Villains' path after they were each called on stage with two other acts. When there were three acts left, Romeo Dance Cheetah was sent home, leaving it between Clint & His Extreme Parrots and Drew Erwin who still competed for a spot in the semifinals. The judges then made the decision, with Sharon, Howie and Howard Stern all voting for Clint & His Extreme Parrots.
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Kristen Stewart NOT Dropped From 'Snow White', Set to Promote 'On the Road' at TIFF

August 16, 2012 02:41:51 GMT


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Kristen Stewart could still reprise her titular role in the "Snow White and the Huntsman" sequel. Contrary to recent swirling rumors suggesting that Stewart has been dropped from the trilogy, Universal Pictures has made it clear that the 22-year-old actress is still attached to the franchise.

"We are extremely proud of Snow White and the Huntsman and we're currently exploring all options to continue the franchise," so Universal Co-Chairman Donna Langley claimed in an official statement. "Any reports that Kristen Stewart has been dropped are false."
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Carly Rae Jepsen Unveils 'Kiss' Artwork, Justin Bieber Praises Her Album

August 16, 2012 02:23:47 GMT


After announcing the title and release date of her upcoming album "Kiss", Carly Rae Jepsen has debuted the album cover via Twitter. In the artwork, the "Call Me Maybe" hitmaker poses in front of pink background while sporting a red top. The letters "K-I-S-S", meanwhile, are featured in the four edges.

While the studio installment is yet to be made available for public, Justin Bieber has got a chance to listen to it and given it a thumb-up. Heaping praise to his fellow Canadian artist's effort, the "Boyfriend" singer tweeted, "@carlyraejepsen listened to your album today at rehearsal with @scooterbraun and the crew. GREAT JOB! #KISS"
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Drake and Chris Brown Sued for $16M Over Nasty Fight in NYC Nightclub


August 16, 2012 02:04:04 GMT


Drake and Chris Brown are named defendants in a lawsuit filed by Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. who owns the trademark to the Greenhouse name. The two stars are slapped with $16 million suit for "gross negligence," "ultrahazardous activity" and "intentional illegal acts" over their fight at the joint clubs Greenhouse and WiP.

In the legal papers obtained by NYPost, the plaintiff notes Drizzy and Breezy "shared a grudge against the other arising out of their romantic relationships with the same woman," who is believed to be Rihanna. When the two stars "crossed paths" at the club on June 14, they "began to fight violently with each other."
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Lady GaGa Confirms Kendrick Lamar Collaboration 'Partynauseous'

August 16, 2012 02:00:03 GMT


Lady GaGa has just shared an exciting news to her devotees. Taking to his Twitter on Wednesday, August 15, the Mother Monster announced that she has recored a collaborative track with Kendrick Lamar which is due on September 6.

"I am so excited to announce that a record I've been working on has now become a collaboration with @KendrickLamar for HIS ALBUM," so the eccentric songstress informed her fans, noting that the song would be included in K-Dot's new record.
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Kelsey Grammer Says He's Snubbed by Emmys for Being Republican

August 16, 2012 01:31:36 GMT


Kelsey Grammer has a quite controversial opinion on why he didn't get a nomination at this year's Primetime Emmy Awards, though his role on "Boss" led him to win a Golden Globe Award. Stopping by "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on Tuesday night, August 14, the actor said that the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences might snub him because he's a Republican.

"It's hard to figure... It may have to do with several things, honestly, but I think it's possible... I'm a declared out-of-the-closet Republican in Hollywood," he told Jay Leno. "Do I believe it's possible that some young person, young voting actor - or even older voting member for the Emmys - would sit there and go, 'Yeah, that's a great performance, but ooh, I just hate everything he stands for?' I don't believe that's possible," he said sarcastically.
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Robert Downey Jr.'s On-Set Injury Delays 'Iron Man 3' Production

August 16, 2012 01:19:50 GMT


Bad news has come from the set of "Iron Man 3". Marvel Studios has officially announced that the film's leading actor Robert Downey Jr. has suffered a minor injury while shooting a scene in North Carolina. Due to the incident, the production must be halted temporarily on Wednesday, August 15.

"Robert Downey Jr. sustained an ankle injury on the set of Iron Man 3 in Wilmington, North Carolina while performing a stunt," so the studio explains in a statement. "There will be a short delay in the production schedule while he recuperates."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Mayim Bialik's Left Thumb Severely Injured in Car Crash

August 16, 2012 01:12:37 GMT


Mayim Bialik's left hand won't fully function for a while. The Amy Farrah Fowler of "The Big Bang Theory" injured her hand when her white Volvo was hit by another car occupied by three tourists from Chile on midday Wednesday, August 15. She was driving at the corner of Hollywood Blvd. and La Brea.

Rumor suggested she suffered "a severe injury to her left thumb," but she assured that she wouldn't lose her fingers. She gave update on her condition by dictating a tweet to her husband, Michael Stone, "In pain but will keep all my fingers. If u wanna See pre accident me watch The Soup tonight lol #joelmchale @thesoup."
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Michael J. Fox Plotting TV Comeback With 'Arrested Development' Scribe

August 15, 2012 19:28:26 GMT


Michael J. Fox is indeed plotting a TV comeback. The report from Vulture that a new series around the actor's life is being developed has been confirmed by THR. A single-camera comedy project is on the way with "Arrested Development" scribe Sam Laybourne and "Easy A" director Will Gluck on board.

Sony Pictures Television is reportedly shopping the series around to broadcast networks. The interest is so high that it has launched a bidding war and even the offer to go straight to a full series. Rumor has it, the project will get automatic pilot production commitment. The studio is planning to launch the comedy next year.
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Ellen DeGeneres Tries On Miley Cyrus' Extreme Haircut

August 15, 2012 19:14:42 GMT


Ellen DeGeneres mocks Miley Cyrus' extreme new haircut. The talk show host imitated the "LOL" star's short crop by photoshopping the hair on a photo of her. "I love @MileyCyrus' new haircut so much that I copied it," DeGeneres wrote on Twitter alongside the picture.

Meanwhile, Cyrus has been professing her love of the new do by posting more photos of the hair on Twitter. "Never felt more me in my whole life," she wrote, adding later "my dad @billyraycyrus used to tell me 'opinions are are like ass holes every body has one' LOVE my hair...feel so happy, pretty, and free."
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One More Cast Member Leaving 'Saturday Night Live'

August 15, 2012 18:42:38 GMT


"Saturday Night Live" is losing one more cast member as Abby Elliott is making her exit. The comedienne confirmed her departure to Splitsider.com after four years with the variety show.

Elliott, daughter of "SNL" alum Chris Elliott, joined the show in 2008. She was famous for impersonating Khloe Kardashian, Angelina Jolie, Zooey Deschanel and "The Hunger Games" character Katniss Everdeen. No reason of leaving has been provided.
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Jimmy Kimmel Popped the Question to Writer Girlfriend

August 15, 2012 18:25:09 GMT


Jimmy Kimmel is set to wed girlfriend Molly McNearney, a top writer on his late night talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live!". Kimmel's spokesman, Lewis Kay, has confirmed that the couple is engaged after he popped the question during a recent vacation in South Africa's Kruger National Park.

Kimmel has been dating McNearney since 2009 following his break-up from comedienne Sarah Silverman. "After Jimmy and Sarah [Silverman] broke up, Molly and Jimmy both found themselves single, and they clicked," a source told People at the time. "They're really happy together."
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Jodie Foster Weighs In on Kristen Stewart's Affair

August 15, 2012 18:12:24 GMT


Jodie Foster has defended Kristen Stewart who cheated on boyfriend Robert Pattinson, saying the public often unknowingly destroy childhoods. In an open letter posted exclusively on The Daily Beast, the senior actress pled with the world to give Kristen a break and told her on-screen daughter that "this too shall pass".

Comparing her days as child actress, Foster said, "If I were a young actor today I would quit before I started. If I had to grow up in this media culture, I don't think I could survive it emotionally." She added, "Actors who become celebrities are supposed to be grateful for the public interest. After all, they're getting paid. Just to set the record straight, a salary for a given on-screen performance does not include the right to invade anyone's privacy, to destroy someone's sense of self."
 
 
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