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October 02, 2012

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Condolences Pouring In for 'RuPaul Drag Race' Contestant Sahara Davenport

October 02, 2012 16:41:40 GMT


While cause of death is still a mystery, condolences have been pouring in for "RuPaul's Drag Race" contestant Sahara Davenport who died at the age of 27. Series host RuPaul expressed his sadness on Twitter, writing "Shocked & heartbroken over [Davenport]. Never occurred to me that we'd ever lose one of my girls. I see them as immortal."

Davenport was born Antoine Ashley in Dallas. He jumped into the drag business after studying dance in Southern Methodist University and earning a degree in it. After participating in the second season of the Logo series, Davenport performed in many gay bars and clubs, and appeared on David Guetta and Chris Willis' music video for "Getting' Over".
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Brittany Kerr Calls Jason Aldean Kiss 'a Lapse in Judgment'

October 02, 2012 09:18:45 GMT


Brittany Kerr showed how sorry she was for cozying up to married country music singer Jason Aldean when they met in a bar recently. In the same tone as his previous apologetic statement, she said the incident was "a lapse in judgment."

"The actions I portrayed recently were not a representation of my true character, but a lapse in judgment on my part," she stated. "I would like to sincerely apologize to everyone that has been affected by this, including my friends & family."
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'Chicago Fire' New Clip Sees a Deadly Fall

October 02, 2012 09:10:16 GMT


An intense scene from "Chicago Fire" has been shared ahead of the series premiere. In a newly-released clip, Jesse Spencer's Lt. Matthew Casey and one of his teammates are still in a building which is set ablaze. Just when they're about to leave the building, Casey falls through a broken floor and is left unconscious.

In another snippet, Casey is featured driving a truck to the scene of a fire. Once he arrives, he delegates tasks to each member. A feud between Casey and another firefighter, Taylor Kinney's Lt. Kelly Severide, is additionally highlighted in one other sneak peek.
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'The Voice' Coaches Complete Their Teams, Lady GaGa's Backup Singer Nabs a Spot

October 02, 2012 08:38:33 GMT


"The Voice" season 3 has finally wrapped up the blind audition stage. On Monday, October 1, the coaches rounded up their teams of 16. Adam Levine was the first one who completed his team after nabbing Caitlin Michelle and Kayla Nevarez.

Christina Aguilera ended her hunt after she convinced 15-year-old Nathalie Hernadez and 16-year-old Celica Westbrook to join her team. Blake Shelton, meanwhile, completed his team by recruiting Nicole Johnson, who wrote her first song in seven years old, and Rudy Parris.
News > Music News

Title Track of Taylor Swift's New Album 'Red' Surfaces in Full

October 02, 2012 08:37:58 GMT


As part of countdown to the release of her new album "Red", Taylor Swift unleashes the title track of the CD in its entirety. She sings about going through a whirlpool of tumultuous emotion after a breakup. "Forgetting him was like trying to know somebody you never met/ But loving him was red," she croons.

The new song was previewed on "Good Morning America" Monday, October 1. She said, "I wrote this song about the fact that somethings are just hard to forget because the emotions involved with them were so intense, and to me intense emotion is red."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Thomas Roberts Ties the Knot With Patrick Abner


October 02, 2012 08:02:44 GMT


The wedding ceremony between the MSNBC news anchor Thomas Roberts and Patrick Abner, his gay partner for 12 years, was held on Saturday, September 29 at the Gansevoort Park Hotel in Manhattan. The wedding was administered by Gavin Newsom, one of the leading allies of gay marriage, who is the ex-Mayor of San Fransisco and recent Lt. Governor of California.

Among the guests were MSNBC president Phil Griffin, and some anchors such as Tamron Hall and Chris Jansing. Country star Chely Wright also came to the wedding ceremony and sang a special song for the couple. Also attending the party were "Good Morning America" weather anchor Sam Champion, Nate Berkus who is the host of daytime television host and an American interior designer, as well as Carson Kressley, a fashion expert on "Queer Eye".
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Preview of Jonas Brothers' New Song 'Meet You in Paris'

October 02, 2012 08:02:21 GMT


A snippet of Jonas Brothers' anticipated new song "Meet You in Paris" has made its round onto the web. The short preview was originally teased during the Sunday, September 30 episode of Kevin Jonas' E! reality show "Married to Jonas", where Kevin and his younger brothers Joe Jonas and Nick Jonas were seen spending their time in the studio to record the track.

Offering mid-tempo beats, the easy-listening pop song has lyrics that say, "I'll meet you in Paris/ Somewhere in dreamland come to light/ That smile you're wearing/ Keeps me believing, keeps me alive/ We'll be the kings and queens of our broken scene/ I'll meet you in Paris." It is still unclear whether the track will be the trio's first single off their upcoming album or not.
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Solange Knowles Takes a Dip in 'Losing You' Music Video

October 02, 2012 07:31:44 GMT


Solange Knowles has dropped the visuals for her new song "Losing You". Sporting retro outfits, the younger sister of Beyonce Knowles hangs out with her equally fashionable friends in Cape Town, South Africa, dances erratically on the street and at a party, as well as takes a dip in a swimming pool.

Following the release of the video, she wrote on Twitter, "So humbled, & grateful for the overwhelming response to 'Losing you'." Her celebrity friend Janelle Monae was one of them who heaped praise for the clip and the song as tweeting, "Solo! So proud of you!!! This video & song=certified JAM!!!! LOVE. Congrats!"
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Oprah Winfrey and Britney Spears Top Forbes' Highest-Paid Women of 2012

October 02, 2012 07:26:12 GMT


Oprah Winfrey and Britney Spears are the biggest female money makers in Hollywood. According to Forbes in its 2012 list of highest-paid women, the former bags a whooping $165 million in the past twelve months, while the latter pockets an estimated $58 million.

Although her OWN network has suffered disappointing ratings and multi-million dollar loss, Oprah continues to pull in lots of money, thanks to her Harpo productions that created popular shows like "Dr. Phil", "Rachael Ray" and "The Dr. Oz Show".
News > Movie News

Joe Kasdan's Teen Drama 'The First Time' Unleashes First Trailer

October 02, 2012 06:53:57 GMT


Jon Kasdan's coming-of-age drama "The First Time" has debuted its very first trailer. Highlighting a teen-friendly story, the sneak peek focuses on a boy and a girl who bond in an unlikely friendship and slowly fall in love with each other. As their relationship gets even more serious, the young couple aims to try new things, such as having sex for the first time.

Dubbed a "modern look at the angst, anticipation and hopefulness of young love," "The First Time" focuses on Dave [Dylan O'Brien], a high school senior who spends most of his time pining away over a girl he can't have. There's also Aubrey [Brittany Robertson], a junior with artistic aspirations who is ignored by her hot boyfriend.
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'Glee' Casts Warblers' New Frontman

October 02, 2012 06:37:13 GMT


A new face will take over the reign from Grant Gustin's Sebastian at the Warblers. "Glee" has cast Nolan Gerard Funk as Hunter, the new frontman of the Dalton Academy's glee club, whose first goal is to lure Blaine back into the fold in an attempt to win the national championships.

Unlike Sebastian whose arrival also rocked Blaine and Kurt's relationship, Hunter won't be a threat to the couple since he's described as being heterosexual. He will first appear in the seventh episode of the currently airing season 4.
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Oprah Winfrey Smokes After Wrapping 'Love Scene' With Terrence Howard in 'The Butler'

October 02, 2012 06:32:20 GMT


Oprah Winfrey ditches her signature wise woman persona and gets naughty in a new photo taken from the set of her upcoming film "The Butler". Sharing the image on her Instagram account, the TV mogul channels her inner bad girl as she is pictured smoking a cigarette while striking a seductive pose to the camera.

Rocking a floral dress, Oprah is featured sitting next to Terrence Howard, who puts one of his hands on Oprah's thigh. Along with the picture, the 58-year-old philanthropist explains that it was taken after she wrapped her last scene for the film. "And THAT's a Wrap! Terrance Howard and me in our goodbye 'love scene'. Thanks Lee Daniels for the great experience. #theButler," she writes.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Paris Hilton's Boyfriend Arrested for Alleged Battery


October 02, 2012 06:14:55 GMT


Paris Hilton's recent night out in Las Vegas with her boyfriend River Viiperi didn't end well for him. The 21-year-old Spanish model was arrested for allegedly punching another male clubgoer in a jealous rage after 31-year-old Paris made out with the man's girlfriend.

Paris reportedly kissed the female while she was partying at the XS nightclub at the Encore hotel with River to celebrate his belated 21st birthday. He was cited and released without taken to the police station, while the alleged victim allegedly needed medical attention for his injuries.
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Pictures: Taylor Swift Has Romantic Stroll During 'Begin Again' Video Shoot


October 02, 2012 04:47:06 GMT


Taylor Swift is cozying up to a man during a video shoot for her second single "Begin Again" in Paris. She took a bike ride on the streets of the City of Light with her on-screen love interest. She wore a V-neck top, red pants and yellow flats, while he donned a blue number.

The couple walked down the streets side by side, gazing at each other's eyes. In some pictures, they stood close leaning their foreheads on each other's. In addition to the romantic set, Taylor filmed a solo scene where she rode her bike alone. She dressed in a blue top and a flowery skirt.
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Daniel Craig, Christina Applegate Locked to Host 'SNL'

October 02, 2012 04:44:14 GMT


After taking one-week hiatus, "Saturday Night Live" will return October 6 with Daniel Craig taking the hosting duty. The British hunk, who will reprise his role as James Bond in "Skyfall", will be joined by fellow English men, Muse, who are tapped as musical guest.

In addition to Rachel Weisz's husband, the variety series taps Christina Applegate and Bruno Mars as the hosts of its October episodes. The Reagan Brinkley of "Up All Night" will tackle the duty on October 13, with Passion Pit making their musical guest debut on the show.
News > Movie News

Matt Reeves Tapped as New Director for 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'

October 02, 2012 04:27:49 GMT


20th Century Fox's hunt to find a perfect director for "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" has come to an end. The studio has finally decided to hire Matt Reeves as the new helmer for the sequel to "Rise of the Planet of the Apes", Deadline reports.

Reeves, who also directed J.J. Abrams-produced "Cloverfield", had previously been rumored to be Fox's top choice to replace Rupert Wyatt as the director of its high-profile project. Other names who were reportedly also eyed for the gig included Guillermo del Toro, J. Blakeson, Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, Jeff Nichols and Juan Antonio Bayona.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Lindsay Lohan's Party Pal Speaks About Alleged Hotel Attack


October 02, 2012 04:10:02 GMT


Claus Hjelmbak, a celebrity booker who witnessed the altercation between Lindsay Lohan and Christian LaBella at the W Hotel Union Square, weighed in on the scuffle that led to both parties filing harassment complaints against each other. "I was right there when Ms. Lohan was being choked and attacked," he told The Cut.

Christian, who's working for Republican Rep. John Shimkus of Illinois, was arrested and initially charged with two counts of misdemeanor assault and two counts of harassment. His arrest was later voided and the charges against him were dropped. "It concerns me if this man is not going to be held accountable for his actions," Claus said.
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Fall Out Boy's Vocalist Patrick Stump Marries Longtime Girlfriend, Elisa Yao

October 02, 2012 03:47:41 GMT


September 29, 2012 became a really romantic day for many Hollywood celebrities to have wedding ceremonies, including Anne Hathaway and Adam Shulman, Stanley Tucci and Felicity Blunt, not to mention Cat Deeley and Patrick Kielty. Joining the crowd is Patrick Stump, the Fall Out Boy vocalist and guitarist.

Stump finally married Elisa Yao after they have been in relationship since 2007. The wedding ceremony was conducted in Chicago over the weekend, and attended by their families and friends.
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'Dancing with the Stars' Week 2 Recap: Sabrina Bryan Soaring, Gilles Marini Consistent

October 02, 2012 03:47:22 GMT


Twelve celebrity contestants and their respective pro dancer partners continued their battle for the Mirror Ball Trophy on "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars" Monday, October 1. In the second week, each pair would dance either a jive or a quickstep.

Dancing the jive, Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani set the bar high early that night, so Len Goodman commented. Bruno Tonioli stated, "Melissa's the fastest girl in town," as he and the other judges gave the former "The Bachelor" star 23.5 out of 30 points.
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Tony Stark's Mark XLVII Suit Spotted on 'Iron Man 3' Set in Miami

October 02, 2012 03:47:11 GMT


The production of "Iron Man 3" was back to its saddle after Robert Downey Jr. recovered from an ankle injury he sustained in mid August. On Monday, October 1, the crew members of the film were seen preparing for a filming session in Miami. During the process, a brand new suit for Iron Man was photographed on the set along with an Iron Patriot armor.

The said suit was none other than Mark XLVII, which had been rumored to be Tony Stark's new trusty armor in the third film. The gold-dominated attire was snapped getting placed next to Iron Patriot, which was said to be an upgraded version of James Rhodes' War Machine, at what appeared to be a motorbike parking lot in Dania Beach.
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'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' Taps Emmy Winner Danny Strong as Writer

October 02, 2012 03:03:27 GMT


"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" hasn't even wrapped its production, but Lionsgate Films is already working on its follow-up "Mockingjay", which is parted into two installments. Variety reports that the studio has tapped Danny Strong as the screenwriter for the final chapter of "The Hunger Games" film series.

Multiple insiders reveal that the award-winning writer of HBO's "Game Change" will pen the scripts for both "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" and "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2". Lionsgate, however, has yet to make an official statement to confirm the report.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Jason Aldean's Bar Fling Brittany Kerr Deletes Twitter Following Kiss Backlash

October 02, 2012 02:52:35 GMT


Brittany Kerr, the woman who was caught on camera having a kiss with Jason Aldean, shut down her twitter after their smooching picture made its way out on the Internet. The former "American Idol" contestant reportedly ditched the micro-blogging site after getting a lot of harsh messages following the incident.

Jason was spotted flirting with and kissing Brittany in the open at a crowded bar on the Sunset Strip, Los Angeles on Wednesday, September 26 night. TMZ reported the Charlotte Bobcats cheerleader regretted the kiss, claiming she would have turned down the country music singer had she known he was married.
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Bruno Mars Premieres His Latest Feel-Good Song 'Locked Out of Heaven'

October 02, 2012 02:29:04 GMT


Bruno Mars finally debuts his latest song "Locked Out of Heaven", which serves as the lead single off his upcoming sophomore album "Unorthodox Jukebox". Revealed during a Google+ Hangout session on Monday, October 1, the feel-good track offers a combination of old-schooled Motown vibes and modern dance beats.

Just like most of Mars' previous works, this new song boasts lyrics that tell about falling in love and being in a romantic relationship. "Cause your sex takes me to paradise/ Yeah your sex takes me to paradise/ And it shows, yeah, yeah, yeah/ Cause you make feel like, I've been locked out of heaven/ For too long, for too long," so he sings in the chorus.
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Preview of Adele's 'Skyfall' Theme Song Surfaces


October 02, 2012 02:14:46 GMT


Not long after it's confirmed that Adele would lend her voice to "Skyfall" theme song, a snippet of the track leaks online. In the 90-second preview, the Grammy Award-winning singer can be heard belting out the song, "Let the sky fall, and it crumbles/ We will stand tall/ And face it all together."

The slow-jammed tune, which is also titled "Skyfall", was co-written by the English songstress and her frequent collaborator Paul Epworth, who also produced the song. It features orchestrations by J. A. C. Redford and marks the first song she recorded since she released her chart-topper album "21" in 2011.
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Seth MacFarlane Officially Chosen to Host Oscars 2013

October 02, 2012 01:44:59 GMT


It's official, the 85th Annual Academy Awards has found its host. It has been announced that the one who is chosen to tackle the prestigious duty is none other than the "Family Guy" creator, Seth MacFarlane. The high-profile job will also mark the "Ted" helmer's first appearance ever on Oscar's stage.

"It's truly an overwhelming privilege to be asked to host the Oscars," MacFarlane says upon announcing the big news. "My thoughts upon hearing the news were, one, I will do my utmost to live up to the high standards set forth by my predecessors; and two, I hope they don't find out I hosted the Charlie Sheen Roast."
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Vanessa and Nick Lachey Debut Their Son, Camden

October 02, 2012 01:44:35 GMT


Vanessa Minnillo and Nick Lachey share the joy of being first-time parents by tweeting a picture of their newly-born son. The little boy wrapped in a white blanket looks adorable as he's sleeping peacefully in his mother's arms.

"@NickSLachey and I are honored and humbled to introduce you to the new Love of our lives, Camden John Lachey," Vanessa wrote a message along with the photo. The posting was later re-tweeted by the 98 Degrees member.
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Tyler Perry to Create Two Scripted Series for Oprah Winfrey Network

October 02, 2012 01:30:04 GMT


Oprah Winfrey is entering a business relationship with her longtime friend Tyler Perry. Her network OWN has inked an exclusive multi-year deal with the filmmaker to make the network "his singular destination for all new television series and projects."

Under the deal, the award-winning actor, director, screenwriter, playwright and producer will executive produce, write and direct two new scripted series, which are slated to premiere in mid-2013. The projects mark OWN's first foray intro scripted programming.
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Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman Welcome a Baby Girl, Olive

October 02, 2012 01:20:29 GMT


Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman are over the moon. The "50 First Dates" actress gave birth to a baby girl, her first child with her art dealer husband, four months after the couple tied the knot in Montecito, California. They name the bundle of joy Olive.

"We are proud to announce the birth of our daughter, Olive Barrymore Kopelman, born September 26th, healthy, happy and welcomed by the whole family," they said in a statement. "Thank you for respecting our privacy during this most special time in our lives."
 
 
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