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September 01, 2012

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Videos: Backstreet Boys Reunite on 'Good Morning America'

September 01, 2012 06:11:41 GMT


Howie Dorough, Nick Carter, Brian Littrell, AJ McLean and Kevin Richardson, collectively known as Backstreet Boys, hit the stage of "Good Morning America" at Central Park last Friday, August 31. They performed some of their songs including "Everybody", "Larger Than Life", "Incomplete" and "I Want It That Way".

After the group sang "Incomplete" on stage, Josh Elliot gave a quick dedication to his "GMA" co-anchor Robin Roberts. She lost her mother last Thursday, just a couple of days before she's scheduled to undergo a bone marrow transplant.
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Kristen Stewart's Threesome Scenes Teased in First U.S. Trailer of 'On the Road'

September 01, 2012 05:50:17 GMT


More new scenes are unveiled in the first domestic trailer for "On the Road". Among those which are highlighted in this new sneak peek are Kristen Stewart's threesome scenes with Garrett Hedlund and Sam Riley. The three are seen getting steamy in bed at one point and in car at another.

Other new scenes shown in the video include those which see Riley's wild journey with Hedlund and Stewart. It doesn't feature any dialogue, but Riley can be heard saying Jack Kerouac's famous quote, "The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time..."
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Benedict Cumberbatch Denies Dissing Jonny Lee Miller for Taking 'Elementary' Role

September 01, 2012 05:50:01 GMT


Benedict Cumberbatch has clarified his recent comment on CBS' modern-day adaptation of Sherlock Holmes' story, "Elementary". After he's quoted as saying that he's "a bit cynical" about why producers chose to cast Jonny Lee Miller, the title character depicter on BBC's "Sherlock" claims he was misquoted.

"I am both bemused and upset at this misquote. I never said that Johnny took the job for the paycheck nor did I ask him not to do it," he says in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter. "What I said is I would have preferred not to be in the situation where we will again be compared because we are friends. I know for a fact his motivations were to do with the quality of the script and the challenges of this exceptional role."
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Justin Bieber Gets Involved in New Car Crash Drama

September 01, 2012 05:40:02 GMT


Justin Bieber was linked to another car crash on Friday, August 31, but he was neither the victim nor the wrongdoer. The singer, who headed down Ventura Blvd. in his Fisker Karma, was talking to a police when two cars occupied by paparazzi rushed to the scene and hit each other.

TMZ reported that Bieber was pulled over by the cop after the officer noticed a Nissan driving "aggressively close behind" the artist. The cop questioned him about his tinted windows, and found out the Nissan was, in fact, driven by his security. No one was injured and no arrest was made.
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'Grimm' 2.04 Clip: Monroe and Rosalee Kiss

September 01, 2012 05:04:06 GMT


Things are heating up between Monroe and Rosalee when "Grimm" returns with a new episode next week. In a new clip for the said outing, the couple returns to Rosalee's shop from a picnic and after a little chat, they kiss. "Wow," so the blutbad reacts to their smooch.

Monroe and Rosalee's romantic day out will be ruined when Adalind's cat, which scratched Juliette in season 1 finale, somehow manages to get out of its cage as previewed in a previously-released clip. Meanwhile, another snippet sees Juliette, who loses her memory about Nick, calling Monroe as she tries to learn more about her relationship with the Grimm.
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Ben Affleck's 'Argo' Becomes Critics' Darling at Telluride, Generates Oscar Talk

September 01, 2012 05:04:04 GMT


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Previous rumor suggesting that Ben Affleck's latest directorial effort "Argo" would be screened at the 2012 Telluride International Film Festival turned out to be true. The political drama became the first film to premiere at this year's edition of the festival as it opened on Friday, August 31.

Affleck himself was on hand to promote the film. Before the screening, he introduced his latest work to the audience, "You are the first people to see the movie; the first paying people." He then dubbed the film "a labor of love" and said he felt "really special" to be able to premiere his movie at one of the few remaining festivals in which people care about films above anything else.
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Obama and Celebrities React to Clint Eastwood's Speech to Empty Seat

September 01, 2012 04:58:48 GMT


Clint Eastwood's speech to an empty seat on the stage of the Republican National Convention Thursday night, August 30 caused a buzz on Twitter. President Barack Obama along with some celebrities in Hollywood shared their thoughts on the matter.

Academy Award-winning Eastwood sent tongues wagging when he criticized Obama about his policies by talking to an empty chair before Mitt Romney took the stage to accept his nomination. "When somebody does not do the job, we got to let them go," the director said at one point.
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Video Premiere: Waka Flocka Flame's 'Get Low' Ft. Nicki Minaj

September 01, 2012 04:32:40 GMT


Waka Flocka Flame, born Juaquin Malphurs, just released a video of his latest single "Get Low" which features pop princess Nicki Minaj, singer-songwriter Flo Rida, and "Rack City" rapper Tyga. The video presents a lot of laser lights, and a red, white, and black color scheme, just as Waka announced it to be during an MTV interview earlier.

The video was directed by Benny Boom, the same music video director who worked with the likes of Ciara, R. Kelly, Keyshia Cole and The Pussycat Dolls. He is also known for directing 2009's action comedy movie "Next Day Air" that stars Mike Epps and Donald Faison.
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Gordon Ramsay's 'Hotel Hell' Renewed by FOX

September 01, 2012 04:16:34 GMT


Gordon Ramsay will embark on another quest to fix horrid hotels and awful inns for a sophomore run of "Hotel Hell". FOX announces that it has renewed the reality show created and hosted by the British chef and restaurateur which launched this summer.

"With Hotel Hell, Gordon has proved once again that he's one of the most successful and appealing personalities on television," so Mike Darnell, FOX's president of alternative entertainment, says. "He delivered an amazing new show for us this summer that fans immediately embraced, and I can't wait for him to get started on an even more exciting season two."
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Tori Spelling's Hubby Dean McDermott Writes a Letter to Newly-Born Son

September 01, 2012 04:01:27 GMT


Dean McDermott expresses his happiness after his wife Tori Spelling gave birth to their fourth child, a baby boy they named Finn Davey McDermott. The "Kiss the Bride" actor writes a touching letter to welcome his son "into this crazy, whacky, amazing world full of joy, good times, bad times, love, loss, friends and foes."

"I've watched you grow in your mom's belly for the last 37 weeks. You started off as just a little tiny bump, and now you're this incredible little being that I see move and kick and literally sit up in mama's belly. I wonder what you're going to look like, what your little voice is going to sound like, what kind of personality are you going to have," he says.
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Bruce Willis Spoofs 'Twilight' Drama in Faux Clip of 'Die Hard 5'

September 01, 2012 03:44:29 GMT


Another actor has poked fun at the infamous Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson's romance woe. After Will Ferrell pretended to cry over the "Twilight" couple's breakup when visiting "CONAN" recently, this time around, it was Bruce Willis who did similar action when stopping by "Late Show with David Letterman".

Willis visited the David Letterman-hosted talk show to discuss his upcoming movie "A Good Day to Die Hard". The action veteran gushed, "[I] just finished 'Die Hard 5'," before Letterman asked if the actor would reveal any "sneak preview" of the film.
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Bryan Cranston and Catherine O'Hara Land '30 Rock' Roles

September 01, 2012 03:28:32 GMT


After stepping behind the lens for an episode of "The Office", Bryan Cranston will visit the set of another NBC show in a different role. The former "Malcolm in the Middle" star has nabbed a guest starring role on "30 Rock".

Cranston will appear in an episode of the sitcom's upcoming season along with another guest star Catherine O'Hara, who is cast as Kenneth's (Jack McBrayer) mother. The Emmy-winning actor, meanwhile, will portray her "friend" named Ron.
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Cover Art of Aaliyah's Posthumous Album Revealed


September 01, 2012 03:24:46 GMT


Despite the late artist's family speaking out against it, Aaliyah's posthumous album is definitely in the works. In fact, her uncle and former manager, Barry Hankerson, posts an official cover art of the said album along with a hint about the possible release date of the album.

The album cover shows the image of the singer as she swims to the surface of the ocean in her last video "Rock the Boat". Barry tweets, "Aaliyah posthumous 2013 16 unreleased tracks produced by @Drake @OVO40 Enough said' #TeamAaliyah RT."
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Former 'Jersey Shore' Star Angelina Pivarnick 'Relieved' the Show Is Over


September 01, 2012 02:50:36 GMT


Angelina Pivarnick has weighed in on the "Jersey Shore" cancellation. While some of the current cast members were sad with the news, the reality star who was featured in the first two seasons of the MTV show admits she's glad it's finally over.

"The show had a good run but now it's time to move on and do other things. I'm relieved it's over," she tells TMZ. Realizing that her image has been partly influenced by the show, she adds, "[I'm] still sad over the way I was portrayed on the show. Now that 'Jersey Shore' is done, hopefully one day down the road I can be looked at better."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Brandi Glanville Supports LeAnn Rimes' Rehab

September 01, 2012 02:48:52 GMT


Brandi Glanville has nothing but good words for her love rival LeAnn Rimes. The reality TV star, who was married to Eddie Cibrian when he hooked up with LeAnn, says she "totally" supports "LeAnn's decision to enter rehab."

"My top priority is my children, and at the end of the day we are a family," Brandi says in a statement as quoted by Gossip Cop. "LeAnn is their stepmom, and they love her. I am wishing her all the best and I hope she will find what she is looking for while in rehab."
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Alicia Keys Previews 'Girl on Fire' Single Before MTV VMAs

September 01, 2012 02:42:03 GMT


R&B singer-slash-songwriter Alicia Keys gives viewers a sneak peek of what they're about to see on September 6 as she steps on the stage of Staples Center for this year's MTV Video Music Awards. The "Fallin'" singer will debut her new single "Girl on Fire" at the event and has released a snippet of the song in a VMAs promo.

The 30-second video starts with a piano melody, and shortly thereafter is followed by Keys' voice with her new song played as backsound. She says, "My hands are on the keys. Tonight you will feel the power of my voice. Watch me reveal what's within. I'll show you everything. This is the moment."
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First Official Look at Chris Pine as Young Jack Ryan

September 01, 2012 02:39:04 GMT


Paramount Pictures has officially uncovered a very first look at Chris Pine as young Jack Ryan in the Kenneth Branagh-directed movie. Oozing masculinity in a long-sleeved black shirt, denims and leather boots, Pine is featured storming the Manhattan streets on a sporty Ducati motorbike.

This Pine-starring untitled Jack Ryan project is an adaptation of Tom Clancy's famous novel series, which follow the titular character in his 20s when he came out of the Marines to work in the finance world. The project was previously put on hold reportedly due to creative differences between Pine, Paramount execs and producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura.
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Liam Hemsworth Is a Romantic Soldier in First 'Love and Honor' Trailer


September 01, 2012 02:10:06 GMT


Liam Hemsworth gets very romantic in the first trailer of his upcoming drama "Love and Honor". The Gale Hawthorne of "The Hunger Games" is featured as a young soldier who is crazily in love with a lovely girl played by Teresa Palmer. The two can be seen in some romantic scenes, including the one that sees them making out near a lake.

"Love and Honor" comes from the directing hand of first-time filmmaker Danny Mooney. The romantic drama is said to be in the vein of Ryan Gosling's "The Notebook" and Zac Efron's "The Lucky One". It is based on a true story about two Michigan soldiers who participated in the Vietnam War.
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Chris Lighty's Business Partner Says Debt Didn't Lead to His Suicide

September 01, 2012 02:07:57 GMT


Chris Lighty's business acquaintance Michael "Blue" Williams pleaded with fans to have his friend's memory and soul left in peace. The late Hip-Hop mogul, who shot himself with a handgun, reportedly dealt with financial woes, including owing $5 million to the IRS, but Blue believed the debt was not the one which led him to hit rock bottom.

Blue told MTV News, "Managers get in debt sometimes and you got to dig yourself out when your artist gets hot." He also said, "Chris' debt is probably less important than the pressure that he was under. What people are missing and what people don't see and what Chris is an example of is how much, as black men, we carry around and don't always communicate."
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'The Walking Dead' Season 3 Teaser: A Different Kind of Resurrection

September 01, 2012 01:37:27 GMT


A new teaser for "The Walking Dead" season 3 has been released to tide fans over the series' return. It shows the undead inmates that await Rick and his group in an abandoned prison they're heading to in season 2 finale. Accompanying the scene is Hershel Greene's line, "Christ promised a resurrection of the dead. I just thought he had something different in mind."

Another promo video was previously released, but it didn't show much either. It features Rick who looks afraid while pointing his gun and flashlight to something behind a door. The snippet ends before unveiling what's waiting for him.
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'The Hobbit 3' Gets Official Title and Is Set for Summer 2014 Release

September 01, 2012 01:33:40 GMT


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"The Hobbit 3" officially gets a release date. While the first two movies are set to be unleashed at the end of 2012 and 2013, this third one will hit theaters across the nation on July 18, 2014, Warner Bros. Pictures and MGM announce. Not only does the film get its U.S. release date, but it also receives its official title.

The third "Hobbit" film will now be called "The Hobbit: There and Back Again". It is the title which was originally given for the second film, which now will be named "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug".
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Kristen Stewart's Parents Are Going Through a Divorce

August 31, 2012 19:20:01 GMT


This is officially a bad year for Kristen Stewart. Following her break-up from longtime boyfriend Robert Pattinson, her mother Jules files for divorce from husband of 27 years, John Stewart.

According to TMZ, the divorce petition was filed on August 17 in L.A. County Superior Court. Jules, who filed the documents herself without the assistant of a lawyer, cites irreconcilable differences. She also noted that she has been estranged from her husband since June 15, 2010.
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Report: Randy Jackson Downsized From Judge to Mentor on 'American Idol'

August 31, 2012 18:14:02 GMT


It looks like there will be a completely new set of judges on "American Idol" next season. It has been reported that longtime judge Randy Jackson has bowed out of his position to take on a smaller role as mentor.

Jackson has been with the show since season 1 and he is not happy with the executives' decision to move him. "Producers definitely wanted Randy off the judging panel, and proposed to make him a mentor," a source told Page Six. "Not surprisingly, Randy wasn't too happy about that and tried to negotiate a bigger role. The situation has not been sorted out."
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Zac Efron Turns to RomCom in 'Are We Officially Dating?'

August 31, 2012 18:02:10 GMT


Zac Efron has landed a role in romantic comedy "Are We Officially Dating?" which is directed and written by Tom Gormican. The film centers on three friends in Manhattan who make a pact to remain single just as they each start to fall in love.

TreeHouse Pictures will produce the movie which script made the 2010 Black List. "Are We Officially Dating? is a story about timing and your 20s and just how difficult it can be," said Justin Nappi of TreeHouse in a statement. "We're thrilled to be teaming with Tom Gormican on his relatable script, which will resonate with a large audience."
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Woman LeAnn Rimes Sued Says Actress Trying to Bully Her

August 31, 2012 17:52:29 GMT


The high school special education teacher that LeAnn Rimes is suing said the actress is trying to bully her. Kimberly Smiley, who is accused by Rimes of deliberately recording their private phone conversation, said "What are they expecting? Does she want my house?"

Rimes is suing Smiley for the "making of the unauthorized recording and the posting of it and edited excerpts of it on various websites have resulted in a public and damaging depiction of Ms. Rimes." The conversation happened in March and Rimes had no idea it was recorded until it appeared online. She is seeking more than $25,000 in damages.
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Mother Died After Robin Roberts Announced Break From 'GMA'

August 31, 2012 17:35:18 GMT


Robin Roberts' decision to come home early proved to be critical. The "Good Morning America" anchor did her final show on Thursday, August 30 morning, announcing that she is taking a medical break and flying back to Gulfport, Miss. to be with her ailing mother. Lucimarian Tolliver Roberts died that night with Robin holding her hand.

"Robin arrived home with her sister, Sally-Ann, forging through flooded and blocked roads to be with her beloved mother in time to see her," GMA Senior Executive Tom Cibrowski said in an email to the entire news division Thursday evening. The Mississippi area is recovering from Hurricane Isaac.
 
 
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