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September 21, 2012

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'American Idol' Alum Casey Abrams Premieres First Music Video 'Simple Life'

September 21, 2012 09:04:12 GMT


Casey Abrams, the bearded contestant of "American Idol" season 10, has premiered his first music video in support of his second solo single called "Simple Life". Staying true to its title, the clip sees the Idyllwild-born singer enjoying his ordinary day by doing simple activities like sleeping in a tent, biking in a park, watching film with friends and having fun at a campfire.

The jazzy song itself simply tells a story about enjoying a simple life as Abrams sings, "Don't need no TV, I don't need no phone/ Don't need a speedy car to get me home/ Don't need no nothing all I need is time - for the simple life." He goes on, "Go get your butt out of that lazy couch/ put down the laptop and get out of the house/ Don't need no nothing all I need is time - for the simple life."
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'SNL' Parodies Mitt Romney's '47 Percent' Leaked Tape in 'Weekend Update Thursday'

September 21, 2012 09:02:29 GMT


The much-talked-about Mitt Romney controversial "47 percent" remark was a subject of jokes on "SNL Weekend Update Thursday". The "Saturday Night Live" election special poked fun at the leaked tape by featuring Jason Sudeikis as the Republican politician who got caught on some hidden cameras.

Taran Killam, Vanessa Bayer and Bobby Moynihan played Fox hosts who were watching the leaked videos in a faux "Fox and Friends" segment. In a clip spoofing the speech at the fundraising event, Sudeikis' Romney said he wouldn't win the votes of 47 percent of the country who don't pay taxes.
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Robert Pattinson Spotted Driving With Kristen Stewart

September 21, 2012 08:43:42 GMT


Rumors suggesting that Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart have rekindled their romance grew stronger after a Twitter user by the name @CookedKitfo claimed she saw the "Twilight" Saga couple going out together. Rob reportedly drove with Kristen in Los Angeles.

"Just saw Robert Pattinson driving next to me in Sherman Oaks," she tweeted, sending Twihards into a frenzy. When asked if his companion was Kristen, she replied, "Yea it was that Kristen girl," adding that she wasn't joking, "Lol no. Honest to God. They were driving by my work in a residential area."
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Fiona Apple Postpones Texas Concert After Drug Arrest

September 21, 2012 08:16:22 GMT


Following her arrest on Wednesday, September 19, Fiona Apple is forced to postpone her upcoming concert in Texas. "Tonight's show in Austin has been postponed. New date TBD," it is announced on her official Facebook page.

The Grammy-winning singer was supposed to perform at Austin City Limits Live at Moody Theater on September 20. One day before getting arrested, she took the stage at Ikeda Theater at Mesa Arts Center in Mesa, Arizona as part of her "The Idler Wheel..." tour.
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'Sons of Anarchy' Will Kill Off a Character in Next Episode

September 21, 2012 08:11:27 GMT


Prepare to bid farewell to one character when watching the upcoming episode of "Sons of Anarchy". It has been revealed that the show will kill off "a very important person within the SAMCRO family" in the third episode of season 5 that will air Tuesday, September 25.

While the character who'll have a tragic fate is still kept under tight wraps, Entertainment Weekly has got a list of the possible persons who may die in the said outing. They are Unser who is battling cancer, Juice who once tried to commit suicide, Tig who's responsible for the death of Pope's daughter, and Opie. It could be more upsetting since former SAMCRO leader Clay, and Jax's wife Tara are on the list as well.
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'Supernatural' Season 8 Clip: Dean Reunites With Sam, Reveals Cas' Fate


September 21, 2012 07:37:18 GMT


There is still more than a week before "Supernatural" returns with its eighth season, but die-hard fans could feast their eyes on the Winchester brothers' reunion scene shared in a new clip. It follows Sam who enters a cabin and gets attacked by Dean, who performs the usual check to make sure his brother is not a demon, a leviathan or a shifter.

After doing the same thing to himself, Dean shares a hug with Sam, who quickly asks what happened to him during the last one year. Dean reveals he was in purgatory with Castiel, but the rebellious angel didn't make it. "I saw enough," so the older Winchester says when his brother asks if he saw Cas die.
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Jackie Robinson Brought Back to Life in First '42' Trailer

September 21, 2012 07:27:11 GMT


Hot on heels of the premiere of Clint Eastwood's "Trouble with the Curve", Warner Bros. Pictures drops a fantastic first trailer for its baseball drama "42". While Eastwood's sports film has a touch of humor, this Jackie Robinson biopic offers a more serious tone with a convincing performance by newcomer Chadwick Boseman as the legendary player and veteran thesp Harrison Ford as Branch Rickey.

With Jay-Z's "Brooklyn Go Hard" playing as the background music, the promo video presents young Robinson as a very talented player who faces trouble as he becomes the first black Major League Baseball star. At one point, he's seen getting smacked in the face with a ball by another player who intentionally wants to hurt him. He's also seen showing his anger and frustration in some other scenes.
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Daniel Craig and Berenice Marlohe in 'Skyfall' Heineken Ad

September 21, 2012 07:26:44 GMT


Daniel Craig channels his inner James Bond persona in a new Heineken commercial titled "Crack the Case". Appearing as his famous fictional character James Bond, the actor sends a random man, whom he bumps into, into a whirlwind situation as his enemies mistakenly chase the guy instead of him.

The poor man runs from one wagon to another, trying to shake off the persistent pursuers. The British spy agent is finally back on scene when they meet once again in the last wagon with Berenice Marlohe. She gives him the Bond girl's signature stare as she discreetly moves a case to him with her foot.
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Kellan Lutz Reveals 'Breaking Dawn II' to Have 'Special' Bonus Scene in the Credit

September 21, 2012 06:59:52 GMT


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Fans who will watch "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part II" shall not leave their chairs immediately after the film ends. Kellan Lutz, who plays Emmett Cullen in the vampire film series, has spilled the beans that there will be an extra scene in the mid-credit of the final "Twilight Saga" movie.

Discussing the highly anticipated film with The Insider during the launch event for iD gum in New York City, Lutz gushes, "They're gonna love it." He opens up, "And [director] Bill [Condon] even told me that, stay for the credits - there's a really special thing happening."
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Cee-Lo to Duet With Christina Aguilera in Christmas Album

September 21, 2012 06:42:35 GMT


Cee-Lo Green will collaborate with Christina Aguilera to bring the spirit of Christmas in music. The "F**k You" hitmaker reveals that his recently-announced Christmas album, "Cee Lo's Magic Moment", will feature him singing with the "What a Girl Wants" songstress in "Baby, It's Cold Outside".

Not only the former Mouseketeer, but the upcoming holiday set will also include duets with Rod Stewart and The Muppets. The British rocker will lend his voice in "Merry Christmas, Baby", while the famous puppets will be featured in "All I Need Is Love". Additionally, Cee-Lo will team up with a cappella group Straight No Chaser for a cover of "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch".
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Report: Britney Spears Suffers From Psoriasis


September 21, 2012 06:33:52 GMT


Rumor has it, Britney Spears is battling psoriasis. According to National Enquirer, she has battled the embarrassing skin condition for quite a while and it gets worse after she becomes a new judge on "The X Factor (US)". The TV gig allegedly has stressed her out.

"Britney has had the skin condition for a long time, but it only flares up when she's under extreme pressure," a source says. "Now she can't seem to stop scratching and picking at the sores. She has a psoraisis skin cream, but she says it burns, so she stopped using it."
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FOX to Bring Modern-Day 'Hamlet' to Washington D.C.

September 21, 2012 05:54:32 GMT


A Shakespeare drama is going to get a small-screen treatment. FOX has acquired "America's Son", which is dubbed a "sophisticated contemporary spin" on "Hamlet" and is set in present-day Washington D.C.

Coming from scribe Paul Redford, it is described by Deadline as "part juicy soap, part paranoid political thriller." The story follows the renegade son of a beloved presidential candidate, who was recently deceased. The son discovers his father's death wasn't an accident and is determined to expose the truth and avenge the murder.
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Video Premiere: Calvin Harris' 'Sweet Nothing' Ft. Florence Welch

September 21, 2012 04:58:15 GMT


Calvin Harris shares screen with his featured guest Florence Welch in a music video of their collaboration "Sweet Nothing". It follows the Florence and the Machine lead singer as she takes the stage at Working Men's Club in Dalston, London.

At first, Flo stands demurely while singing the ballad intro of the song. As the beat picks up, she strips off her tuxedo to reveal her scantily-clad body and writhes on stage. Somewhere outside the gentleman club, a man whom she previously had argument with is beaten by a group of people.
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Colin Firth and Cameron Diaz's Evil Plan Goes Awry in First 'Gambit' Trailer

September 21, 2012 04:55:54 GMT


After its rip hit the web a few days ago, the full-length trailer for "Gambit" has officially been released via MSN. It gives a longer look at Colin Firth and Cameron Diaz's crazy plan to teach Alan Rickman a lesson. However, the plan doesn't seem to go as smooth as it's planned.

Firth is tired of being bullied by Rickman, who plays an outlandish billionaire who loves to get naked in his office and punch Firth in the face. Determined to seek revenge, Firth teams up with cowgirl Diaz to steal a priceless painting from the rich man.
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Kevin Feige Dishes on Recasting Actor to Play Thanos in Marvel's Next Film


September 21, 2012 04:20:49 GMT


"The Avengers" had six of Marvel's elite superheroes, but it was Thanos who stole fanboys' attention despite the fact that the supervillain only appeared very briefly in the mid-credit scene of the film. While in the Earth's Mightiest Heroes film the character was brought to life by Damion Poitier, his appearance in the next Marvel films might look significantly different.

Speaking about who would play Thanos in Marvel's next movies, Marvel boss Kevin Feige hinted that the studio could find another actor instead of bringing back Poitier. He told MTV News, "I think we feel pretty free to recast. That was cast for literally that one shot. Depending on what role requires from future movies, we'll go from there."
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'Glee' 4.03 Preview: Kurt Meets His Boss, Sam Strips Off on Stage

September 21, 2012 03:53:33 GMT


"Glee" will feature another A-list guest star in its upcoming episode. As previewed in a sneak-peek video, Sarah Jessica Parker will make her first appearance as Isabelle Wright, the frazzled and eccentric editor of Vogue.com, who will be a mentor to Kurt.

Still in New York, Rachel appears to be getting closer with her NYADA upperclassman Brody. She also causes a little incident in a kitchen as she accidentally sets a pan on fire when preparing some meal.
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Surveillance Video of Lindsay Lohan's Alleged Hit-and-Run Comes Out


September 21, 2012 03:47:03 GMT


Amid questions on whether or not Lindsay Lohan really hit a pedestrian named Jose Rodriguez earlier this week, a surveillance tape that captured the alleged incident made its round on the web. The video showed the actress driving down the ramp at The Dream hotel in New York.

In the black-and-white video, LiLo appeared to maneuver her car carefully with headlights on when she pulled into the parking lot where a number of people hung out at the entrance. One of the men in the crowd got very close to her car, but it's not clearly shown whether he really got hit.
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Hugh Jackman, Amanda Seyfried and Anne Hathaway Sing Live in 'Les Miserables' Featurette

September 21, 2012 03:13:04 GMT


Building the anticipation to the Christmas release of "Les Miserables", Universal Pictures reveals a featurette that offers plenty of new scenes as well as a look at the production process of the star-studded musical movie. In it, viewers can see Amanda Seyfried, Hugh Jackman, Samantha Barks and Anne Hathaway performing some notable songs from the famous Victor Hugo tale.

"It's going to be different, for sure. This is the first time anyone has ever tried it like this," Hathaway says of the film, which requires its casts to sing live instead of doing post-production recordings.
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Richard Plepler Tapped to Replace Bill Nelson as HBO CEO

September 21, 2012 03:01:46 GMT


Bill Nelson is ready to hand over his throne at HBO. After five years serving as a CEO for the company, he decides to retire and step down from his position. "HBO has been my home for almost 30 years so this decision was an emotional one," he announced on Thursday, September 20.

To fill in his shoes, Richard Plepler has been appointed as the new chief executive which will be effective starting at the end of the year. Nelson's resignation also leads to changes in other posts with Eric Kessler being promoted to President and COO, and Michael Lombardo serving as President of Programming.
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Paris Hilton Dissed by Grindr Following Her Gay Slur


September 21, 2012 03:01:21 GMT


Paris Hilton becomes a target of mockery after she's caught on tape making a derogatory comment about gays. "Frankly we're surprised that you hadn't heard about Grindr sooner, given some of the guys you date," Grindr tweets to her along with a picture of her cuddling ex-boyfriend Doug Reinhardt in a 2009 costume party, where he dressed as a fairy.

The smart-phone hookup app was a topic the 31-year-old hotel heiress and her openly-gay friend talked about before she made the offensive comment about homosexual people. "Gay guys are the horniest people in the world. They're disgusting. Dude, most of them probably have AIDS," she's heard saying in the leaked audio.
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Audio: No Doubt Debut New Dance Track 'Looking Hot'

September 21, 2012 02:30:22 GMT


A few days before releasing their latest album "Push and Shove", No Doubt unveil the second groovy single off the studio set. Titled "Looking Hot", the Euro dance track boasts upbeat tempo with a touch of ska breakdown, which is the Gwen Stefani-fronted band's early trademark before they recently jumped into dance music genre.

"I know you want to stare/ You cant help it and I don't care (I don't care)/ So look at me cos that's what I want (That's what I want)," Gwen sings in the verse before spitting the flirty chorus, "Do you think I'm looking hot?/ Do you think this hits the spot?/ How is this looking on me looking on me?"
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Pictures: Demi Lovato 'Ganging Up' With High Schoolers to End Bullying

September 21, 2012 02:23:03 GMT


Demi Lovato starts her campaign as an ambassador of Secret's Mean Stinks to end bullying. Amid her busy schedule, the 20-year-old star takes time to visit students at New York City's Young Women's Leadership School. Together, they "gang up for good" and make "a pinky swear" not to being mean to others.

The pinky swear is symbolized with blue nail polish on their pinky fingers. "I'll definitely be wearing [the nail polish] starting soon," she says. "It's a conversation starter: 'Hey, why is your pinky blue?' 'This is a pinky promise that I'm not going to bully people, that me and my friends are ganging up for good.' "
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Beyonce Knowles to Support Alicia Keys' Black Ball

September 21, 2012 02:19:56 GMT


Beyonce Knowles is lending her voice for a good cause. The former Destiny's Child star is set to take the stage at Alicia Keys' annual Black Ball concert, which will benefit the "A Woman's Worth" songstress' Keep a Child Alive foundation concerned with people affected by HIV/AIDS in Africa and India.

Joining Queen Bey as a musical performer at the event will be Carole King. In a statement, Keys gushes that the folk rock artist has "blazed the trail for women in the music industry," before adding, "Women will be rocking the house this year."
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Robin Roberts Doing Well Following Bone Marrow Transplant


September 21, 2012 01:42:20 GMT


Robin Roberts posts a video message from hospital after undergoing bone marrow transplant following her myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) diagnosis. She lets her fans know that she's recuperating well and thanks them for their outpouring support.

"This journey is as much about the mind as it is the body," Robin says. The "Good Morning America" host looks upbeat sitting on a hospital bed in a hoodie, sweatpants and a pink basketball cap while holding a cup of drink with a straw.
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Judge Rejects 'Innocence of Muslims' Actress' Request to Take Down the Film From YouTube

September 21, 2012 01:33:29 GMT


Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has responded to actress Cindy Lee Garcia's request to take down the "Innocence of Muslims" videos from YouTube. On Thursday, September 20, judge Luis Lavin decided to reject the request and allow the Google-owned company to keep the Muhammad-mocking film online.

Garcia's lawyer Cris Armenta explained to Entertainment Weekly that the judge denied the request because there was "not a sufficient showing of evidence," citing a federal law called the Communications Decency Act. YouTube's camp hasn't said anything regarding the Thursday court ruling.
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New Promo for Lindsay Lohan's 'Liz and Dick' Full of Drama and Controversy

September 21, 2012 01:30:22 GMT


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After teasing viewers with "Liz & Dick" poster, Lifetime has shared footage from the TV movie via a new promo. It gives glimpses of the ups and downs in the relationship between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton as portrayed by Lindsay Lohan and Grant Bowler respectively.

Lohan's Taylor is seen enjoying booze, throwing an accusation on Bowler's Burton and having a breakdown as their marriage unravels in the video. To sum it up, a man with British accent says in a voiceover, "They drink, they fight, they fornicate."
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Heidi Klum Threatens to Sue Over New Topless Pics

September 20, 2012 19:19:55 GMT


Heidi Klum has threatened to sue a French magazine, which published her topless photos. The supermodel is very upset of the photos, saying her privacy has been violated like the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton.

Klum's pictures while in vacation with bodyguard boyfriend, Martin Kirsten, in the south of France were leaked. She was wearing a bikini but sans the top. According to TMZ, many French magazines have published them that the "Project Runway" host is having trouble to track the main source.
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Charlie Sheen and Lindsay Lohan Share Bed in First 'Scary Movie 5' Still

September 20, 2012 19:05:40 GMT


The wild ones are in bed together. The first picture of Charlie Sheen and Lindsay Lohan's cameo in horror movie spoofs "Scary Movie 5" has been released by Dimension Films on Thursday, September 20.

Sheen and Lohan's roles in the film are not yet disclosed but rumor has it they will be off after the opening scene. In the new still, they are pictured as a couple who wake up beside each other. Lohan, wearing sexy black lingerie, looks shocked while Sheen looks up to her with concern.
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Video Premiere: One Direction's 'Live While We're Young'

September 20, 2012 18:45:56 GMT


The promotional efforts for One Direction's second album have been moved forward with the release of the first single's music video. "We wanted our fans to see the video and hear the single in the proper way so we've moved the premiere to tonight," the band tweeted on Thursday, September 20.

The video for "Live While We're Young" was initially scheduled to be released on Monday but a bootleg version was leaked online, forcing the band to release the high quality one earlier. The song itself hit the radio an hour before the video and is still scheduled to be released on October 1.
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Fiona Apple Busted for Marijuana Possession at Border Checkpoint


September 20, 2012 18:24:32 GMT


Singer Fiona Apple was caught red handed in possession of hashish and a small amount of marijuana at a border stop in Sierra Blanca, Texas on Wednesday, September 19. Apple was held for custody at the Hudspeth County Jail for the possession.

Apple is on tour in support of her fourth studio album "The Idler Wheel..." which debuted at number 3 on Billboard Hot 200 chart upon its release in June. She is due to perform in Austin, Texas on Thursday night but it is unknown whether she will be cleared from the possession charge. A representative for the singer could not be reached.
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Rep: Paris Hilton Didn't Intend to Make Derogatory Comments on Gays

September 20, 2012 17:46:15 GMT


Paris Hilton was ready to be the new enemy of the LGBT community but her representative has backtracked the comment she made about gay guys. "Paris Hilton's comments were to express that it is dangerous for anyone to have unprotected sex that could lead to a life-threatening disease," her representative told ABCNews.com.

Hilton was caught on tape using gay slurs while talking to her openly gay friend in a cab driving in NYC. The driver of the cab taped the conversation in which they discussed the new smart phone app Grindr that allows gay men to meet and hook up. "Ew, ew," Hilton said, adding "Gay guys are the horniest people in the world. They're disgusting. Dude, most of them probably have AIDS ...I would be so scared if I was a gay guy. You'll like, die of AIDS."
 
 
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