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September 12, 2012

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Zachary Quinto Confirms He's Dating 'Glee' Star Jonathan Groff

September 12, 2012 16:55:57 GMT


Zachary Quinto confirmed that he is dating "Glee" star Jonathan Groff who is eight years his junior. In an interview with the October issue of Out magazine, the "Star Trek" actor said, "I'm incredibly happy, I'm incredibly lucky."

Quinto came out with his sexuality also in a magazine interview last year. He believed nothing good will ever come out of hiding in the closet. "One of the defining conversations that I had with myself was that absolutely no good can come from me staying quiet about [my sexuality]," he said. "Literally, no good can come from it. But if I take the step to make the acknowledgment and be honest, so much good could potentially come from it."
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Jason Sudeikis Renews Contract With 'Saturday Night Live'

September 12, 2012 16:43:01 GMT


A familiar face will grace the 38th season of "Saturday Night Live". Following NBC's announcement of the show's new featured players, it was confirmed that Jason Sudeikis will make this season's team stronger by rejoining the sketch series.

Sudeikis' contract with "SNL" expired after last season. He will now become one of the show's pillars especially this election season where "SNL" has prepared two primetime specials. Sudeikis has been doing impressions of Mitt Romney, but playing the Republican nominee for president is not his only reason to stay.
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PSY Tries to Outdo Himself With New Dance Moves


September 12, 2012 09:10:05 GMT


PSY continued his media tour in the States following the massive success of his "Gangnam Style" video that got 75 million views. When visiting TMZ recently, the Korean pop sensation busted his new dance moves when asked about his next offering that could be the next big hit.

PSY has already done interview with Ryan Seacrest and taught Britney Spears how to dance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show". "I learned how to go Gangnam style from the master today!" Brit tweeted. His motto was to "dress classy and dance cheesy," and so they did it.
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Frank Ocean Announces He Will Perform With John Mayer on 'SNL'

September 12, 2012 09:02:44 GMT


Frank Ocean has been set to kick off the 38th season of "Saturday Night Live", and he seems to have prepared a very special performance for the show. The Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All star has revealed a special guest who will accompany him on the stage of "SNL" this coming Saturday, September 15.

Taking to his Twitter acccount, Frank opened up that he would be joined by none other than John Mayer for his live performance. "SNL this weekend. Me and the bro John Mayer," so he announced to his fans on the micro-blogging site. However, "SNL" camp hasn't confirmed Frank's claim.
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'X Factor' Judges Get Their Hands Dirty at Season 2 Screening and Handprint Ceremony

September 12, 2012 08:39:51 GMT


"The X Factor (US)" judges hyped up the upcoming season 2 premiere of the show by attending a screening on Tuesday, September 11. Britney Spears and Demi Lovato, who join the show in its sophomore season, teamed up with returning judges Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid to support the event held at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.

Britney flaunted her curve in a figure-hugging cobalt blue dress. Her fiance Jason Trawick was seen accompanying her to the screening. "I'm here!!! Just walked the blue carpet for the #XFactorParty - so exciting!" the "I Wanna Go" songstress tweeted.
News > Music News

Chris Brown Teases 'Don't Judge Me' Music Video

September 12, 2012 08:17:50 GMT


As his neck tattoo makes headline, Chris Brown announces he's going to release "Don't Judge Me" music video sometime soon. In a sneak-peek picture posted on Twitter, he is seen baring his chest in an unbuttoned shirt while sitting on the floor in a vacant room.

The single is a midtempo ballad appearing in Breezy's fifth studio album "Fortune" that has been in stores since summer this year. In this song, he croons about forgetting the past and moving on with the future.
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Garrett Hedlund Admits He Turned Down Finnick Role in 'Catching Fire'

September 12, 2012 07:51:07 GMT


The part of Finnick Odair in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" has been dubbed one of the most coveted roles in Hollywood. While many actors were racing to win the role, there was one who decided to pass on it instead. He's none other than "Tron Legacy" star Garrett Hedlund.

Before the part went to British thesp Sam Claflin, it was Hedlund who was approached to tackle the District 4 heartthrob. "They did [approach me]," so Hedlund told MTV News when promoting "On the Road" at 2012 TIFF recently.
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Mika Debuts Cinematic Video for 'Origin of Love'

September 12, 2012 07:39:36 GMT


Mika has released a music video in support of his song "Origin of Love". The British artist doesn't make appearance in the clip, which depicts a love story of a boy and a girl, who are apparently separated when she is committed to a mental ward.

There are some disturbing scenes when the girl undergoes a treatment during which she watches her passionate moments with her boyfriend on screen while some metal stuff gets attached to her face. She later escapes the facility to reunite with her lover. The video also includes nudity as the girl strips off her top in a make-out scene.
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Justin Bieber Doesn't 'Want to Be Another Teen Heartthrob'


September 12, 2012 07:31:15 GMT


Justin Bieber is determined to prove that he's not just another teen heartthrob. "I feel like I just don't want to be another teen heartthrob," he tells Ryan Seacrest. "I just think that that just annoys me. To think that's what people will - will think of me - or, like, I just want to prove people wrong."

His new album "Believe" is a step to shake off the heartthrob status. He gushes, "My new album has really showcased what I'm capable of ... especially becoming an 18-year-old and becoming an adult. And hearing older people say, 'Wow, this new album's great. Like I didn't know that was Justin Bieber'."
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First 'Thor 2' Set Photos See Chris Hemsworth Filming War Scene

September 12, 2012 06:49:59 GMT


As the production of "Thor: The Dark World" kicked off in U.K. recently, a number of photos taken from the set in Bourne Wood make their way out onto the web. Those images offer a first look at Chris Hemsworth in his slightly altered armor of the God of Thunder.

The Australian actor is featured filming what looks like a battle scene in an open terrain. Rocking the signature Thor silver suit, red cape and hammer, he is seen fighting some soldiers who don elaborate armors. Joining him on the set is Jaimie Alexander, who plays the goddess of Asgard Sif. She looks fierce in her own iron suit complete with a shield.
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Lady GaGa Shaves Her Head to Pay Tribute to Terry Richardson's Mother


September 12, 2012 06:30:48 GMT


Lady GaGa shaved half of her head. She did it not just for the sake of fashion, but for her friend Terry Richardson who just lost his mother. She tweeted, "I did it for u Terry. I'm sorry about ure mommy. She has princess die, but were all princess high."

Instead of shaving the left or right part of her head like most celebrities did, the Mother Monster beat the ordinary by removing the hair in the back of her head. She posted a picture of her hair pulled up in a bun to reveal the fresh cut.
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Katie Couric Scores Highest Daytime Talk Show Debut in Decade

September 12, 2012 06:29:26 GMT


Katie Couric returned with a bang. Her new show "Katie" posted a 2.8 household rating in the 56 U.S. Metered Markets on Monday, September 10, scoring the highest new daytime talk show debut since "Dr. Phil" premiered in 2002.

The nationally syndicated talk show hosted by the former CBS anchor also led the pack of other daytime talk shows by huge margins. It topped the September 4 debut of "The Steve Harvey Show" by by 87% (1.5/4). It was also 150% higher than "The Jeff Probst Show" and 250% higher than "The Ricki Lake Show" which premiered on September 10.
News > Movie News

First Clip for Tim Burton's 'Frankenweenie' Unleashed

September 12, 2012 06:08:20 GMT


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Tim Burton's new stop-motion movie "Frankenweenie" has dropped its very first clip. Titled "Lightning", the snippet takes place in a classroom where a creepy teacher teaches his students about the creation of lightning. Instead of explaining it in a scientific way, the eccentric teacher scares his students with his hyperbolic story which sounds more like a horror tale.

"Frankeenweenie" is a heartwarming tale about a boy and his dog. After unexpectedly losing his beloved dog Sparky, young Victor harnesses the power of science to bring his best friend back to life - with just a few minor adjustments. He tries to hide his home-sewn creation, but when Sparky gets out, Victor's fellow students, teachers and the entire town all learn that getting a new "leash on life" can be monstrous.
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Video Premiere: Green Day's 'Nuclear Family'

September 12, 2012 05:56:31 GMT


Green Day rock the house in a music video for their song "Nuclear Family". Instead of performing in front live screaming fans like a usual performance video, Billie Joe Armstrong and his bandmates perform for an imaginary crowd during a rehearsal session.

"Nuclear Family" is taken from their trilogy album "Uno!", "Dos!" and "Tre!" which will be released in the United States on September 25, November 13 and January 15 respectively. The album has already been preceded by two singles "Oh Love" and "Kill The DJ".
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Joe Francis Vows to Fight Back After Ordered to Pay Steve Wynn $40 Million

September 12, 2012 04:52:37 GMT


The war is not over, so Joe Francis warns his opponent Steve Wynn. The Girls Gone Wild founder is required by court to pay the casino mogul a total of $40 million in damages, but he is determined to fight back and overturn the verdict on appeal.

Joe was sued for falsely accusing Steve of threatening to kill him over a $2 million gambling debt. In his defense, Joe claimed Quincy Jones informed him about the threat, but the Grammy-winning music producer denied it when taking the witness stand.
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'Mike and Molly' Season 3 Promo: The Honeymoon Is Over

September 12, 2012 04:50:08 GMT


It seems that fans won't see much of Mike & Molly in their honeymoon when the show returns with its third season. A newly-debuted promo features the newlyweds who are about to leave their hotel room, but it's only Molly who is busy packing. Mike, meanwhile, sits comfortably on his couch and his attitudes hint that he enjoys living like a French.

In the premiere episode aptly titled "The Honeymoon is Over", Mike is inspired by their honeymoon trip to Paris to change his life and travel the world. Meanwhile, Molly worries about how their family and friends fared at home without them.
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'The Voice' Day 2 Features LeAnn Rimes' Tour Staff, a Wrestler and Justin Bieber Look-Alike

September 12, 2012 04:03:41 GMT


"The Voice" season 3 continued with more blind auditions on its second day. Kicking off the night was Adriana Louise, a New York City-based waitress/singer, who had a tough life and claimed music was the only thing that made her happy. She sang a cover of Jessie J's "Domino" and nailed it.

Cee-Lo Green and Adam Levine turned around when Adriana barely sang through the first line. Christina Aguilera and Blake Shelton pressed their chair buttons next, forcing the 22-year-old aspiring singer to choose one of the four coaches. She then decided to join team Xtina.
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Joss Whedon Says 'Avengers 2' Will Dig 'Something That Is Complex and Difficult'

September 12, 2012 03:54:05 GMT


Joss Whedon has recently been busy promoting his indie film "Much Ado About Nothing" at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival. Still, he managed to take some time to discuss his upcoming big project with Marvel Studios/Walt Disney Pictures, "The Avengers 2".

Speaking to Canadian site 24 Hours, the filmmaker who brought "The Avengers" into a massive success opened up about his idea for the much awaited sequel. He related the story to the forming of the Earth's Mightiest Heroes in the first film, saying, "The creation of the team is not happy ending."
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Pictures: Avril Lavigne Shows Off New Punk Look on Runway

September 12, 2012 03:11:47 GMT


It was three months ago when Avril Lavigne showed off her half-shaved head, but it wasn't until her New York Fashion Week showcase that her new look made its debut on the runway. The pop punk princess added pink and green-colored hues to her long blonde tresses.

The fiancee of Chad Kroeger promoted a new collection of her Abbey Dawn clothing line. The singer/designer showed up on runway wearing a monochromed outfit that consisted of black skinny pants and a white blazer with black lapel. She completed her look with a pair of geeky glasses.
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First Look at Alan Rickman and Jane Fonda as the Reagans in 'The Butler'


September 12, 2012 03:10:31 GMT


Oprah Winfrey has revealed a first look at Alan Rickman and Jane Fonda as Ronald and Nancy Reagan in "The Butler". Taking to her Twitter account, Oprah shares an image of herself along with director Lee Daniels as well as Alan and Jane in full costumes of the Reagans.

In the picture, Alan is featured looking very dapper in a formal black tux complete with well-ironed white shirt and a bowtie. He arranges his black hair into a sleek wetlook style that resembles the haircut of the 40th President of the United States. Jane, meanwhile, looks so much like Nancy with her signature short blond hair. She dons an elegant long-sleeved black top and a red skirt.
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Kanye West Debuts G.O.O.D. Music's 'Cruel Summer' Snippets

September 12, 2012 02:49:44 GMT


Getting closer to its release date, G.O.O.D. Music's "Cruel Summer" has been previewed online. A 30-second snippet to each of the songs is available on iTunes, while an extended sneak peek to the tunes makes its way out via SoundCloud.

R. Kelly's "To the World" kicks off the record, which features plenty of bass-heavy beats and anthemic refrains. Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz, The-Dream, John Legend and Kid Cudi are among other artists listed in the compilation set, which has spawned four singles, "Mercy", "Cold", "New God Flow" and "Clique".
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Blake Lively's Brother Explains How They Kept Her Wedding a Secret

September 12, 2012 02:35:06 GMT


While newlywed Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds remained mum about their wedding, her brother was willing to share a bit of story behind the uber-secret nuptials. Jason Lively explained what he did to prevent the wedding plan from leaking.

"I traveled all around the country and rented cars from out of state to keep it under wraps," the 44-year-old opened up to the New York Daily News. "It was amazing," he gushed further about the ceremony. "I think they did a good job. It was spectacular."
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Muse Respond to 'Exogenesis' Lawsuit, Call It 'Complete Nonsense'

September 12, 2012 02:25:21 GMT


Muse have defended themselves against the accusation that they ripped off a songwriter's idea for "Exogenesis" song suite. Denying the allegation made by Charles Bollfrass, the British rock band called the copyright infringement lawsuit a "complete nonsense."

In a statement released Tuesday, September 11, the Matthew Bellamy-fronted band stated, "The claim is complete nonsense, and is categorically denied." They insisted, "It appears to be based on a 'screenplay' which the band never received or saw, produced by someone the band has never heard of."
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Emma Watson Narrowly Avoiding Nip Slip at 'Perks of Being a Wallflower' Premiere

September 12, 2012 01:58:25 GMT


Emma Watson almost had a wardrobe malfunction when showing up at "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" premiere in Los Angeles. She flashed her side boob and almost had a nip slip, but a flesh-colored pastie saved her from embarrassment.

Regardless, Watson looked stunning in a nude Giorgio Armani gown with a cross straps at the back and long tiered skirt. The British beauty pulled back her short hair in a sleek do and finished off her look with a red lipstick and nude eye makeup.
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NBC Justifies Decision to Skip 9/11 Moment and Air Kris Jenner Interview on 'Today'


September 12, 2012 01:34:46 GMT


NBC has come under fire for skipping the 9/11 moment of silence to air an interview with Kris Jenner on "Today". Defending the decision, a spokesperson for the network says in a statement, "The 'Today' show dedicated a considerable amount of time to September 11th coverage this morning throughout the entire show."

"Today" indeed inserted an extensive 9/11 coverage throughout the morning. It featured an interview with a World Trade Center survivor earlier in the episode and a segment talking about memories of the event.
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Channing Tatum Might Make Directorial Debut With 'Magic Mike 2'

September 12, 2012 01:30:44 GMT


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Could Channing Tatum make his directorial debut anytime soon? According to recent report, the "21 Jump Street" actor has become a potential candidate to tackle the helming duty in the follow-up to his recent hit stripper movie "Magic Mike".

Tatum reportedly told German site Filmstarts that he might direct "Magic Mike 2" since Steven Soderbergh planned to take a hiatus from filmmaking. The husband of Jenna Dewan said that he could helm the film, possibly with scribe and producing partner Reid Carolin.
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Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer's Twins Born Earlier

September 11, 2012 18:47:12 GMT


Anna Paquin has delivered her twins, a representative of the "True Blood" actress confirmed. The babies, whose sex are still kept a secret, were born prematurely but are doing fine.

"We can confirm that Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer recently welcomed their twins into the world," reps for the actors told People. "The babies were born a few weeks early, but are in good health and both Mom and Dad are overjoyed."
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Rep: Chris Brown's 'Battered Woman' Tattoo Is Not Rihanna

September 11, 2012 18:35:07 GMT


Chris Brown's new tattoo has been subject to criticism because it was linked to Rihanna. The body art on his neck shows the face of woman half battered, leading many to speculate that it was actually an ode to Rihanna whose face he hit back in 2009.

A representative of the "With You" singer has clarified that the tat has nothing to do with Rihanna, confirming to Gossip Cop that the picture "is not Rihanna". The rep did not provide further explanation about the meaning of the ink. Some associates close to Brown, said it is just "some random woman."
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Blake Lively Wants 30 Kids in the Future

September 11, 2012 18:20:09 GMT


Blake Lively has actually hinted on a more stable life before the news of her hush-hush marriage to Ryan Reynolds got out. In an interview with Allure, the "Gossip Girl" star said she is in a happy place and wants to have a lot of kids in the future.

"Right now, I'm so peaceful," said Lively, whose romance with Reynolds went public in October of last year. "I've never been happier in my life. It's the choice that you have to wake up every day and say, 'There's no reason today can't be the best day of my life'," she added.
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Video: Britney Spears Learns Gangnam Style From YouTube Sensation

September 11, 2012 17:48:43 GMT


Britney Spears learned the Gangnam Style straight from the source, thanks to Ellen DeGeneres. While making an appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show", the "The X Factor (US)" judge was surprised with the arrival of YouTube sensation Psy on the studio.

Psy, a Korean singer, made the dance move popular universally with 144 million hits on YouTube to date. Britney was tweeting about it last month, writing "I am LOVING this video - so fun! Thinking that I should possibly learn the choreography. Anybody wanna teach me?! Haha"
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WWE Announcer Jerry 'The King' Lawler Collapsed on Live TV

September 11, 2012 17:10:36 GMT


WWE announcer Jerry Lawler collapsed on stage while calling a match on Monday, September 10 live telecast of Monday Night Raw in Montreal. The 62-year-old suffered a heart attack but is now in stable condition in a cardiac care unit, his rep said.

Former pro-wrestler Lawler, who is also known as The King, slumped over his ringside table approximately 30 minutes after wrestling and while providing commentary. An EMT got up the ring and began CPR before moving him to backstage on a stretcher. He was taken to a nearby hospital where a surgery was performed.
 
 
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