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August 23, 2012

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Prince William Not Impressed by Prince Harry's Nude Photos

August 23, 2012 08:44:52 GMT


It's very likely that Prince William is not thrilled by Prince Harry's naked pictures. According to a Us Weekly source, the older brother of the hard-partying royal indeed is not impressed, not one bit, when he was showed the circulating photos.

"William was told about the photos this morning," the source tells the publication, before revealing how the Duke of Cambridge reacts to it, "He's not impressed." Harry himself reportedly has returned to United Kingdom after his Las Vegas romp.
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'Dancing with the Stars' Unveils All-Star Cast Photos

August 23, 2012 08:44:39 GMT


The official cast photos of "Dancing with the Stars" All-Star edition have been revealed. Donning skimpy outfits, the female celebrities and pro-dancers are paired with their male partners, who are mostly clad in a two-piece outfit.

Donning a little black dress, Bristol Palin shows a funny pose with her partner Mark Ballas who sports big spectacles. Gilles Marini & Peta Murgatroyd as well as Apolo Ohno & Karina Smirnoff are some of the couples who are pictured in a dancing pose. Meanwhile, noticeably missing from the batch are Kirstie Alley and Maksim Chmerkovskiy.
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David Archuleta Makes His Last Studio Session in 'Everybody Hurts' Music Video


August 23, 2012 08:41:43 GMT


David Archuleta sings his heart out in his new music video for "Everybody Hurts". Covering R.E.M.'s 1992 hit song, the "American Idol" alum can be seen singing in a recording studio along with an orchestra, which includes producer Kurt Bestor. The studio scene was apparently taken the day before the crooner left for his LDS mission.

Also featured in the Jed Wells-directed clip is a touching scene of a father who looks miserable since his only daughter is about to get married and leave him. A female soldier who misses her young son at the battlefield and a young couple who must be separated since one of them has to move out of town are additionally seen in it.
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Tony Scott's Family Plans Private Funeral and Bigger Memorial

August 23, 2012 08:14:47 GMT


Plans for Tony Scott's funeral and memorial have been revealed by his family. The "Top Gun" director will be laid to rest in a private funeral this coming weekend in Los Angeles. The 68-year-old helmer will be honored later in a bigger memorial after Labor Day, September 3.

"Tony Scott will be honored at a private, family only ceremony this weekend in Los Angeles," the family says in a statement. "The family will announce plans after Labor Day for a gathering to celebrate the life and work of Mr. Scott. Details will be forthcoming once they are formalized."
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Andrew De Leon Is Among Wild Card Acts Going to 'America's Got Talent' Semifinals

August 23, 2012 07:54:33 GMT


"America's Got Talent" sent four more acts to semifinals on Wednesday, August 22. After being brought back onto the stages by the judges on Tuesday night, twelve Wild Card acts were awaiting the results to be announced by host Nick Cannon.

Bandbaz Brothers, Ben Blaque and Sebastien "El Charro De Oro" were the first group called out that night. Howie Mandel was so pleased when it's revealed that Sebastian advanced. The mariachi kid commented, "It feels real good to let America know that even though I'm a small package like Jackie Evancho, I'm able to have a big voice like she does."
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Taylor Swift, Julia Roberts and Gwyneth Paltrow Lined Up for 'Stand Up to Cancer' Telethon

August 23, 2012 07:50:44 GMT


"Stand Up to Cancer" continues its tradition to hold a star-studded telethon to support the good cause. This year, the event will be supported by Taylor Swift, Julia Roberts and Gwyneth Paltrow. Set to perform are Coldplay, Alicia Keys and Tim McGraw along with Swift.

Other participants are Matt Damon, Michael Douglas, Jessica Biel, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner, Seth Rogen, Emma Stone, Chelsea Handler, Rashida Jones, Joe Manganiello, Simon Baker, Jordana Brewster, Diem Brown, Dana Delany, Marg Helgenberger, Minka Kelly, Jillian Michaels, Masi Oka, Ana Maria Polo, Alison Sweeney and Katie Couric.
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First Look: Chloe Moretz Gets Covered in Pig's Blood in 'Carrie' Remake

August 23, 2012 07:26:15 GMT


A first official look at Chloe Moretz as the titular character in the "Carrie" remake has been revealed in an image that appears in the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly. A scan of the photo has landed online, unveiling Moretz as she recreates the iconic scene where Carrie is showered with pig's blood during a prom night.

In the quite disturbing picture, Moretz looks very shocked as to why her friends bully her by pouring the blood all over her body. The terrible incident seems to take place after the prom since the picture shows her standing in an outdoor space.
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Video: Carly Rae Jepsen and Owl City Perform on 'America's Got Talent'

August 23, 2012 07:23:33 GMT


Carly Rae Jepsen and Owl City joined forces to light up the stage on the result show of "America's Got Talent" wild card episode that aired Wednesday night, August 22. It marked the first time ever both singers perform on the Nick Cannon-hosted talent show.

Accompanied by a live band, Canadian breakout star Carly and Minnesota one-man band Adam Young delivered their joint track "Good Time". The summer anthem recorded for his upcoming sophomore set "The Midsummer Station" has peaked at No. 13 on Billboard Hot 100.
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Oprah Winfrey and Lady GaGa Among World's 100 Most Powerful Women 2012

August 23, 2012 06:53:46 GMT


Who is the most powerful woman in the world? According to Forbes, Oprah Winfrey is the highest-ranking female celebrity sitting at No. 11, while Lady GaGa settles several steps lower at No. 14. This makes the OWN owner and the outlandish singer the most powerful women in the celebrity category.

Beyonce Knowles sits at No. 32, Jennifer Lopez at No. 38, Shakira at No. 40, Ellen DeGeneres at No. 48, Angelina Jolie at No. 66, and Gisele Bundchen at No. 83. Sofia Vergara makes her debut on the list this year by claiming No. 75, while "Harry Potter" writer J.K. Rowling occupies No. 78.
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2 Chainz's Debut Album Tops Billboard 200, Exceeds Sales Expectation

August 23, 2012 06:50:24 GMT


While Taylor Swift enjoys her first victory on Billboard 100, 2 Chainz posts his first chart-topping album on Billboard 200. His debut solo album "Based on a T.R.U. Story" rules the chart after scanning 147,000 copies in its first week. The number is slightly above the projected figure of between 130,000 to 140,000 copies.

The one-half of hip hop duo Playaz Circle is the third act this year who puts his debut studio effort at No. 1 on the chart. One Direction did so with "Up All Night" in late March, followed by Jack White with "Blunderbuss" in mid-May.
News > Movie News

'Lawless' Premiere: Shia LaBeouf Goes Shaggy, Liberty Ross Makes First Red Carpet Appearance

August 23, 2012 06:36:06 GMT


John Hillcoat's "Lawless (2012)" has thrown its premiere event in Hollywood on Wednesday night, August 22. Being held at the Arclight Cinema, the special screening event was attended by a number of well-known movie stars, including lead actor Shia LaBeouf and celebrity guest Liberty Ross.

LaBeouf sported shaggy look as he let loose his long unkempt hair and beard. Still, the "Transformers" actor kept it formal in a sleek black suit that he paired with a red striped tie and well-polished leather shoes. He was joined by co-star Guy Pearce and Dane DeHaan who looked dapper in each of their formal suits.
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Dee Snider Bans Paul Ryan From Using Twisted Sister's Song

August 23, 2012 04:42:47 GMT


Dee Snider is furious when learning that the band's 1984 single "We're Not Gonna Take It" written by the rocker has been used by Paul Ryan in his political campaign to become the Vice President of the United States. The Twisted Sister frontman now forbids the politician from using any of his songs.

Snider does not support Ryan, so he issues a statement to Benjy Sarlin, campaign reporter for TPM in Washington, DC, "I emphatically denounce Paul Ryan's use of my song 'We're Not Gonna Take It' as recorded by my band Twisted Sister. There is almost nothing on which I agree with Paul Ryan, except perhaps the use of the P90X."
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'True Blood' Season 5 Finale Photos: Eric Reunites With Sookie, Teams Up With Tara

August 23, 2012 04:41:14 GMT


Some scenes from the "True Blood" season ender have been previewed in a form of pictures. One image highlights Eric who finally meets Sookie again. However, it looks like that they're not in a good situation since Eric sports a horrified expression and Sookie cries a tear.

Another shot sees Eric who seemingly forms an alliance with Nora and Tara. The other images feature Pam and Jessica behind bars, Bill speaking in front of guards at the Authority headquarters, and Holly and Andy at Merlotte's.
News > Movie News

First 'Resident Evil: Retribution' Clip: Alice and Jill's Showdown

August 23, 2012 04:39:01 GMT


"Resident Evil: Retribution" has premiered its very first official clip. Showcasing an intense battle scene at a snowy setting, the snippet sees Alice, Leon Kennedy and Luther West fighting Jill Valentine and Rain Ocampo who hold Ada Wong captive.

Tons of slow-motion battle sequences between Alice and Jill are presented in the clip. At one point, the lead heroine is seen nearly getting hit in the eye by Jill's sharp-pointed weapon. Rain, meanwhile, is featured injecting herself with a serum that makes her superstrong and bulletproof.
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Justin Timberlake Sells His Bachelor Pad in New York

August 23, 2012 04:08:11 GMT


Now that he's going to get married to fiancee Jessica Biel, Justin Timberlake seems to think that there's no need for him to keep his bachelor pad in New York. The boybander-turned-actor has put on sale the apartment located in Soho Mews building at 311 West Broadway.

The former member of NSYNC purchased the property for $6.56 million in 2010, and now sells it for $7.65 million. The penthouse boasts three bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms, and has a private outdoor wrap terrace with stunning views of the Manhattan skyline.
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'Thor: The Dark World' Casts Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje as Algrim the Strong

August 23, 2012 04:04:55 GMT


"Thor: The Dark World" has added another supervillain. After Christopher Eccleston was cast as Malekith the Accursed, The Hollywood Reporter now shares the news that Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje has been locked to play Algrim the Strong.

While Malekith is known as the ruler of the Dark Elves of Svartalfheim in Marvel Universe, Algrim (also known as Kurse) is described as one of the strongest Dark Elves. He is coerced by Malekith to fight Thor, but the Elves ruler later betrays him.
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Paget Brewster Takes a Stand in 'Law and Order: SVU' Photo

August 23, 2012 03:56:45 GMT


The first official look at Paget Brewster on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" has been unveiled. In the image, her alter ego stands on a podium in court while Dann Florek's Captain Cragen stands at the defense table.

The Emily Prentiss of CBS' "Criminal Minds" will guest star in a two-episode premiere of "SVU" season 14 as Paula Foster, a D.A. who investigates Captain Cragen for the murder of a hooker found dead in his bed. The 43-year-old actress tells TV Guide about her character, "The detectives in the precinct all hate Foster because [she's prosecuting Cragen] and tells the team not to work on the case" because they're potential witnesses.
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Nicole Kidman Gets Topless in a Cheeky Magazine Cover


August 23, 2012 03:28:58 GMT


Nicole Kidman is one hot sexy mama. The wife of Keith Urban ditches her top and wears a Chanel skirt by Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele that barely covers her derriere when striking a sultry pose for a cover of V Magazine's latest issue.

In the spread inside the publication, Nicole flaunts her killer body in a red lace bra and panties with a red fur coat falling off her, "in what is sometimes referred to in fashion circles as the dead girl pose." Another sees her exposing her neon-green sparkling undies.
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'Dragon Tattoo' Sequel Still Moves Forward but Won't Be Released in 2013

August 23, 2012 03:22:22 GMT


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David Fincher's thriller franchise based on Stieg Larsson's Millennium Series has not died just yet. Entertainment Weekly has confirmed that the sequel to "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)" is definitely still in the works, but fans must wait a little longer before the film hits theaters Stateside.

A source close to the production of the franchise tells EW that "The Girl Who Played with Fire (2014)" will not open in cinemas in late 2013, as it was originally scheduled. It is reported that scribe Steven Zaillian is still penning the script and "nothing will move forward until the screenplay is nailed down."
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New Creepy Teaser of 'American Horror Story: Asylum' Defies Gravity

August 23, 2012 03:12:20 GMT


"American Horror Story: Asylum" continues hyping up its upcoming premiere by sharing another teaser. The newly-unveiled promo video depicts an upside down stairway crawl scene of "The Exorcist" film, but the show's version is weirder since it defies gravity.

In the fifth teaser, a nun is featured ascending stairs while someone else spider crawls on the other side of the stairs. "Whatever you do... Don't. Look. Down," so it's warned in a caption of the video posted on Facebook.
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Kim Kardashian's Rep Denies Threesome Claim


August 23, 2012 02:40:15 GMT


Kim Kardashian never had a threesome with a male porn star Julian St. Jox and his partner Emily, a rep for the reality TV star insists. Star magazine reports that Kim had the menage a trois at a 2001 swinger party in Los Angeles while she was still married to her first husband Damon Thomas.

According to St. Jox, Kim came to the party with an unnamed black male. "As soon as Kim walked in, everyone was looking," he claimed. "She wasn't known at the time at all, not like today, but for everyone who frequented these parties, she was interesting because she was a new face."
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Lupe Fiasco Premieres Open-Minded Music Video for 'Bitch Bad'

August 23, 2012 02:29:20 GMT


Lupe Fiasco has just dropped an inspirational music video in support of his new song "Bitch Bad". Filmed in a retro style, the clip, which was debuted on RapFix, shows Lu rapping on a theater stage while some models give performances to describe the meaning of the B-word and its bad affect in the African-American community.

At one point, there's a mother who tells her young son that she's a "bad b****." There is also a young lady who earns money by seducing males, and another girl who wants her body to look more perfect by applying what seems to be cosmetic injection to her booty. A symbolic scene where a young man and a young woman sport blackface in a dressing room is also featured in the clip.
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Ricky Gervais on 'The Office' Cancellation: 'All Good Things Come to an End'

August 23, 2012 02:17:32 GMT


Ricky Gervais has reacted to the news of "The Office" impending end. The British comedian, who created the original and U.K. version of the mockumentary, says in a statement to Speakeasy, "I couldn't be prouder of the success of the US version of 'The Office', but all good things come to an end."

He adds, "Luckily, with syndication, it's the gift that keeps on giving." The 51-year-old also teases people with the possibility of doing a remake of his other critically-acclaimed show "Extras" as saying, "Maybe I'll do a remake of 'Extras' next."
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Lady GaGa Approves Prince Harry's Naked Photos, Royal Family Bans U.K. Publication

August 23, 2012 01:48:47 GMT


Lady GaGa is one of the many people who has seen Prince Harry's nude pictures, and she is more than happy to offer her opinion on what she sees on the leaked photos. "HOLY MOTHER HARRY LOOKS FIT," the Mother Monster tweets to her stylist Tara Savelo.

"Hope no ones mad at him for that, I'm certainly not #RoyalsArePeopleToo," she continues, before slamming whoever taking the pictures and leaking them to the media. "But truly f*** off to whatever s***ty friend took those picture and leaked them."
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Taylor Swift Scores First No. 1 Single and Breaks Record With 'Never Ever Getting Back Together'

August 23, 2012 01:47:30 GMT


After three studio albums and more than 20 singles, Taylor Swift has finally nabbed her first chart-topper on Billboard Hot 100 with her latest single "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together". The lead single off her upcoming effort "Red" leaps from No. 72 to the summit of the chart, a week after it was released on August 14.

Taking to her Twitter to express her feelings about the latest feat, the country music singer wrote, "#1 on Billboard's Hot 100!!?! This has been the most amazing week. I can't believe how incredible you guys are. (Jumping up and down)." She was previously only able to reach No. 2 with "You Belong With Me" (2009) and "Today Was a Fairytale" (2010).
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Angelina Jolie's Daughter Vivienne Cast as Princess Aurora in 'Maleficent'

August 23, 2012 01:26:31 GMT


Angelina Jolie's young daughter Vivienne is set to follow her mother's footsteps as a movie star. The 4-year-old girl has officially been tapped to join her mom in Walt Disney Pictures' upcoming fairytale pic "Maleficent".

Disney announced on Wednesday, August 22 that Vivienne "will play a minor role as the child version of Princess Aurora." The grown-up version of Aurora herself will be portrayed by blond beauty Elle Fanning.
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Katherine Jackson Officially Shares Custody of Michael's Kids With TJ

August 22, 2012 19:06:57 GMT


A Los Angeles judge has ruled that Katherine Jackson is now to share the custody of Michael Jackson's kids with TJ Jackson. Paris, Prince and Blanket will now also be under the permanent guardianship of their 34-year-old cousin who has been called a father figure to them for years.

As a note, TJ has been asked to keep the kids at bay from the rift that has torn the family apart. The judge wants TJ to make sure that they are not negatively affected. In addition, TJ is also responsible for the day-to-day tasks of taking care the children, including management of household personnel and security.
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Rep Denies Taylor Swift Crashed Kennedy Wedding

August 22, 2012 18:52:03 GMT


Taylor Swift's representative has denied a mother-of-bride's allegation that she crashed a wedding and refused to leave after twice asked. Victoria Gifford Kennedy spread the word that her nephew Conor Kennedy and his new girlfriend came uninvited to her daughter's wedding at the Fairmont Copley Plaza hotel on August 18.

The rep said there is "no truth" in Victoria's version of story which was told to Boston Herald. "Taylor was invited to the wedding and the bride thanked her profusely for being there," the rep added. Moreover, Taylor was seen hanging out with the family throughout the weekend and she would not feel so comfortable if her presence had been unwanted before.
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LL Cool J Releases Statement After Beating His House's Intruder

August 22, 2012 18:29:28 GMT


LL Cool J became his family's hero after taking down an intruder in his Los Angeles home. The rapper confirmed through his representative that he is safe and unharmed, adding "He is committed to keeping his family safe and is cooperating with authorities."

The intruder sneaked into his house on Wednesday, August 22 morning at around 2 A.M. According to TMZ's source, LL heard some commotion downstairs and came face to face with the suspect who had triggered his security alarm. LL gave the intruder a good beating enough to keep him down until the LAPD arrived to make an arrest.
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Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger Share Engagement Picture and Story

August 22, 2012 18:14:27 GMT


Soon after Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger's engagement was announced, the new power couple appeared on the cover of Hello! Canada with the 14-carat engagement ring. Lavigne and Kroeger also talked about their romance which blossomed over 6 months of working together in recording studio.

Kroeger proposed to Lavigne on August 8 using a scrapbook. According to Hello! Canada editor-in-chief, Alison Eastwood, Lavigne was doing a scrapbook when she found a page that Kroeger had added with the question "Will you marry me?".
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'Catching Fire' Finds Actor for District 4 Tribute Finnick Odair

August 22, 2012 17:50:44 GMT


The role of Finnick Odair in "The Hunger Games" sequel has been filled. Sam Clafin, best known for playing William in "Snow White and the Huntsman", is joining "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" in the coveted role of District 4 tribute.

In Suzanne Collins' book, Finnick is described as a 24-year-old very handsome and tan skinned young man with bronze hair and stunning sea-green eyes. He is known for having many lovers in the Capitol. At the age of fourteen, he won the Hunger Games by using a trident and a net against other Tributes.
 
 
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