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October 11, 2012

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Justin Bieber Is Cousin of Avril Lavigne, Ryan Gosling and Celine Dion


October 11, 2012 09:32:03 GMT


No one knows that Justin Bieber is a relative of Avril Lavigne, Ryan Gosling and Celine Dion until Ancestry.com started tracing his family lineage last year. The four stars are linked to each other through some of Quebec's earliest settlers dating back 400 years ago.

According to a family tree provided by the site, Bieber and Gosling are 11th cousins once removed while Bieber and Lavigne are 12th cousins. They share common relatives Mathurin Roy and Marguerite Bire who were born in France in early 1600s and moved to Quebec after getting married in 1637.
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Taylor Swift Denies Kidnapping Conor Kennedy


October 11, 2012 09:10:12 GMT


Taylor Swift laughed off the spreading rumor that she sent a jet to pick Conor Kennedy up from his house to meet her in Nashville. She corrected the gossip on Rolling Stone, "How did I kidnap him? You can't kidnap a grown man!" She continued, "These are serious accusations, now!"

The 22-year-old singer said that she avoided reading stories about her relationship with Conor, but admitted she read some. Laughing, she commented cynically, "It's an interesting way to spin something into a story... See, this is why I don't read stuff."
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The 'Munsters' Reboot Pilot to Air as Halloween Special

October 11, 2012 08:41:21 GMT


"Mockingbird Lane" pilot could see the light of the day after all. Amid rumor that NBC would not move forward with the project, the network reportedly decides to air the completed pilot of the "Munsters" reboot as a Halloween special.

The pricey pilot, which cost $10 million and was in development for two years, will air Friday, October 26 at 8 P.M., sources say. The Peacock, however, has not made any official statement regarding the fate of project.
News > Music News

Snippet: Kanye West Raps About a Girl in 'White Dress' in New Song

October 11, 2012 08:39:20 GMT


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A preview of Kanye West's new song "White Dress", which is reportedly about Kim Kardashian, has been revealed on Pusha T's official website. Without mentioning the reality TV star, he raps about the girl he falls in love with, "You the type of girl that probably deserve a new last name."

"Ain't no denying baby, you have changed/ 'Cause now your high heels clicking/ Your lip gloss glisten, your hips start switchin/ Your p***ed off pimping," the rap mogul continues spitting his verses. " 'Cause even when we're kissing baby girl feel different."
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Rupert Sanders Could Direct Tom Cruise in 'Van Helsing' Reboot


October 11, 2012 08:38:06 GMT


Rupert Sanders may follow his directorial debut "Snow White and the Huntsman" with another reboot of an internationally famous tale. The English filmmaker is reportedly engaged in early talks with Universal Pictures to helm its "Van Helsing (2016)" project which already secures Tom Cruise as the male lead.

Per Twitch, Universal reportedly wants to give another try to Sanders despite the fact that his personal affair with actress Kristen Stewart has marred his filmmaking career. The talks, however, are said to be "still relatively casual" and are based on "a mutual interest in doing the project with one another."
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Alice Cooper Opens Rock and Roll Academy to Help Kids Off the Streets

October 11, 2012 08:13:13 GMT


Alice Cooper dropped by Sioux Falls, South Dakota on Wednesday, October 10 to help his friend, Chuck Brennan, launch a Rock and Roll Academy. The facility is opened for local Boys & Girls Club members and gives them an opportunity to learn how to sing or play music instruments.

The 64-year-old rocker believes that music is a great way to keep youngsters out of trouble and turn any negative energy into a positive one. "Guns, gangs and drugs are in every single city now, and teenagers are the target. So, music is the answer I think," he gushes.
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Jack White Has Band Battle Against Himself in 'I'm Shakin' ' Video

October 11, 2012 07:57:20 GMT


Jack White battles himself in a music video for his new song "I'm Shakin' ". The simple clip is dominated by black and blue colors, instead of Jack's previous red and white trademark. In it, the former The White Stripes frontman is seen appearing in two versions, the black one and the baby-blue one.

The two Jack Whites, along with each of their all-female bands, are facing off each other in an empty warehouse. At the end, however, none of them are declared the winner. In between the band battle, an attractive break dancer is seen busting some elaborated moves that fit to the groovy beat of the song.
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Stevie Nicks Regrets Threatening Nicki Minaj

October 11, 2012 07:53:53 GMT


Stevie Nicks apologized to Nicki Minaj for her rude words. To The Hollywood Reporter hours after showing support for Mariah Carey in the feud of the two female judges, she said that she was so tired at the time of interview, which caused her temper to arise.

"I want to apologize for my remarks about Nicki Minaj's behavior toward Mariah Carey which I said during a long and exhausting day of interviews," she stated on Tuesday, October 9. "It was very out of character for me and I deeply regret what I said," she continued.
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Matt Bomer Is Bryan's Sexy Ex-Boyfriend on 'The New Normal'

October 11, 2012 07:45:02 GMT


Bryan's sexy boyfriend will make appearance sometime during the first season of "The New Normal" and an actor has been tapped to tackle the character. Creator Ryan Murphy reveals that Matthew Bomer has signed up for the guest-starring role, tweeting, "Guess who's coming on The New Normal as Bryan's sexy ex-boyfriend? The one and only Matt Bomer!!!"

No further details of the character are available as of now and there's still no word regarding when the episode featuring Bomer will air. The Neal Caffrey of "White Collar" previously guest starred as Blaine's brother on Murphy's another show "Glee" which airs on FOX, and will once again team up with the writer in a movie adaptation of Tony-winning play "The Normal Heart".
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Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick Visit Wedding Planner

October 11, 2012 07:20:10 GMT


Kourtney Kardashian reportedly is ready to take her relationship with Scott Disick to the next level. A source tells Fox News that the couple has visited Sharon Sacks, a wedding planner previously hired for Kim Kardashian's lavish wedding to New Jersey Nets' Kris Humphries.

"About a month ago they visited celebrity wedding planner Sharon Sacks together just to discuss some ideas," the source reveals to the publication. "Nothing was set in stone, but Kourtney is definitely exploring the idea, which is a huge step for her."
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Sarah Brightman Is Going to Travel to Outer Space

October 11, 2012 06:58:39 GMT


Sarah Brightman unveiled to the press on Wednesday, October 10 that she had registered and paid for her first space trip either in 2014 or 2015. She is expected to be one of three-person crew to ride Russian Soyuz rocket and to stay for 10 days at the International Space Station, which means that she will orbit the earth 16 times daily.

Sarah has passed medical and endurance tests at a training facility for cosmonauts outside Moscow. The famous soprano singer said that her stage experience had helped her prepare the very severe training for the mission. The tests include simulating eight times the force of gravity. "It's like an elephant sitting on your chest," she joked.
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Nicki Minaj Tweets Racy Picture From 'The Boys' Music Video


October 11, 2012 06:48:26 GMT


To tide fans over the upcoming release of "The Boys" video, Nicki Minaj shares a new picture from the clip. Posted on her Twitter account, the image features her in a racy pose as she appears to be nestling between the legs of her duet partner Cassie.

The Young Money femcee filmed the clip in September under the direction of Colin Tilley, who also shot the music video for "I Am Your Leader". In a behind-the-scene video, the "Starships" hitmaker is seen sporting a candy-colored outfit while walking around a cartoon-themed neighborhood. The music video hasn't got a release date, but the "American Idol" judge promises to release it soon.
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Bobbi Kristina Confirms Engagement to Nick Gordon, Family Members React

October 11, 2012 06:43:29 GMT


Rumor that Bobbi Kristina Brown got engaged to Nick Gordon is true after all. In a new sneak peek to Lifetime's new reality TV show "The Houstons: On Our Own", the daughter of late Whitney Houston confirmed that her adopted brother indeed had proposed to her.

The news caught the family off guard. Bobbi's aunt Patricia called the engagement "unacceptable." Gary Houston, Whitney's brother and husband to Pat Houston, was equally surprised as telling Gary, "No one knew that from a godson you would turn into a boyfriend. No one knew that."
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Chris Hemsworth May Star Opposite Bruce Willis in 'American Assassin'

October 11, 2012 06:30:19 GMT


Chris Hemsworth may end up sharing screen with Bruce Willis in his next action film. Words are, the "Thor" actor has been offered to tackle the lead role in "American Assassin", a big screen take on Vince Flynn's acclaimed novel series.

Deadline reports that the "Red Dawn" star is offered offered a $10 million paycheck to take the part of Mitch Rapp, a former Syracuse grad student who joins the CIA after his girlfriend is killed by a terrorist attack. Willis is also in talks to play Rapp's mentor in CIA.
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'Arrow' 1.02 Preview Teases a Fight With China White

October 11, 2012 05:43:40 GMT


Stephen Amell's Green Arrow continues seeking justice in Starling City after making his first action in "Arrow" premiere. When the show returns with a new episode next week, the titular character is being hunted by the cops as he is deemed extremely dangerous.

In the meantime, Arrow encounters another baddie. It begins when Oliver heads to the courthouse to get his death certificate repealed and is pleasantly surprised to run into Laurel, who is there prosecuting Martin Somers, a criminal with ties to the Chinese Triad.
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Kelly Clarkson Releases 'Catch My Breath' From First 'Greatest Hits' Album

October 11, 2012 04:58:33 GMT


Kelly Clarkson gives a first taste of her upcoming "Greatest Hits - Chapter 1" album on Ryan Seacrest's radio show. The winner of "American Idol" inaugural season unleashes a brand-new pop/rock single called "Catch My Breath" that she writes with her longtime collaborators Jason Halbert and Eric Olson.

She sings about going through the bumps on the road and having a fair share of hurdles to get to where she's now. "I've spent most of my time catching my breath, letting it go, turning my cheek for the sake of the show," she belts out the empowering lyrics before declaring that now is time to be herself and celebrate all her hard works.
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Beyonce Knowles Weighs In on What Prompts Her to Exit 'A Star Is Born'


October 11, 2012 04:50:53 GMT


Shortly after bailing out of Clint Eastwood's long-gestating drama "A Star Is Born", Beyonce Knowles took some time to explain the reason behind her sudden decision. Explaining that her exit had nothing to do with Eastwood's infamous "empty chair" speech at recent RNC, the Barack Obama supporter clarified that she decided to quit the project merely because of her and Eastwood's super-busy schedule.

"I was looking forward to the production of 'A Star Is Born' and the opportunity to work with Clint Eastwood," the wife of rap mogul Jay-Z confirmed to E! News. "For months we tried to coordinate our schedules to bring this remake to life but it was just not possible. Hopefully in the future we will get a chance to work together."
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Video: Ann Romney Has Cooking Emergency on 'Good Morning America'


October 11, 2012 04:27:25 GMT


Ann Romney showed her cooking skill when stopping by "Good Morning America" on Wednesday, October 10. Appearing as a guest host to fill in for Robin Roberts, she was introduced by regular co-hosts, including George Stephanopoulos, while preparing some Welsh cakes in the kitchen.

"Tell us about these," Stephanopoulos asked the wife of Mitt Romney from the other part of the set. "They're burning. You've got to turn the griddle down," she replied, before jokingly adding, "I got a cooking emergency. The griddle's too hot."
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New 'Django Unchained' Humorous Trailer Unveils First Look at Jonah Hill

October 11, 2012 04:07:44 GMT


Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" unleashes a brand new trailer, which boasts multiple new humorous and action-packed scenes. More scenes that see Leonardo DiCaprio's antics, Christoph Waltz's brutal actions and Jamie Foxx's dramatic moments with Kerry Washington are highlighted in the video. It also reveals a first ever look at Jonah Hill's character. His short-but-hilarious sequence is inserted amid Foxx's action scenes.

"Django Unchained" is set in the South two years before the Civil War. It follows Foxx's titular character, a freed slave who, under the tutelage of a German bounty hunter King Schultz (Waltz), becomes a bad-ass bounty hunter himself. After assisting Schultz in taking down some bad guys for profit, Django tracks down his slave wife (Washington) and liberates her from an evil plantation owner Calvin Candie (DiCaprio).
News > Celebrity Gossip

Lindsay and Dina Lohan Hug After Limousine Fight, Audio Recording Surfaces


October 11, 2012 04:02:14 GMT


Lindsay Lohan's encounter with Dina Lohan was drama-free in the morning of October 10 after they had a fight involving cops in the wee hours of Wednesday. The daughter-mother duo shared a hug outside Dina's home in Long Island, N.Y. before they parted.

Although LiLo and her mom kept their meeting civil, they looked gloomy in black ensembles and dark shades to hide their lack of sleeping from the night out gone awry. Despite the warm sunny weather in the Big Apple, there was no smile shared by the two to the camera.
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Ben Affleck Is Still in Touch With Jennifer Lopez

October 11, 2012 03:41:55 GMT


After splitting with Jennifer Lopez 8 years ago, Ben Affleck confessed to The Hollywood Reporter that he still kept in touch with the "On the Floor" singer. However, he explained that it's now more like a supportive friendship.

"We don't have the kind of relationship where she relies on me for advice but we do have the kind of relationship where there'll be an e-mail saying, 'Oh, your movie looks great'," he said to the magazine. He gave his support to the 43-year-old actress when she became the judge of "American Idol", "I said, 'This was really smart. Good luck.' I touch base. I respect her. I like her. She's put up with some stuff that was unfair in her life, and I'm really pleased to see her successful."
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First Look at Villainess Viper on 'The Wolverine' Set

October 11, 2012 03:35:25 GMT


A new photo taken from the set of "The Wolverine" has gone online, uncovering a very first look at the film's femme fatale Viper. Portrayed by Russian actress Svetlana Khodchenkova, Viper is seen clad in a costume which is a bit different than the one featured in the comic book series.

In the picture, Khodchenkova looks sexy in a sleeveless LBD that she pairs with matching gloves which are adorned with golden studs. She wears golden sunglasses and arranges her red hair into an elegant do to finish off her Viper look. She is photographed taking a picture with her camera while preparing for filming.
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First Five Minutes of 'American Horror Story: Asylum' See First Attack in the Ward

October 11, 2012 03:33:16 GMT


Hyping up the upcoming premiere of "American Horror Story: Asylum", the first five minutes of the show have been shared online. It follows Adam Levine's Leo and Jenna Dewan's Teresa who just got married and visit Briarcliff Manor for their honeymoon while searching for the building's history on the Internet.

The couple who is dubbed "The Lovers" feels aroused once they get inside the abandoned ward. Their private moment, however, is interrupted when they hear a sound in another part of the building. Things go wrong when they go to check the source of the sound.
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'Amazing Spider-Man 2' May Have Shailene Woodley Starring as Mary Jane

October 11, 2012 03:00:55 GMT


Peter Parker will likely have Mary Jane Watson back as his leading lady in Marc Webb's "The Amazing Spider-Man 2". Variety breaks the news that young talent Shailene Woodley is entering early talks with Sony Pictures to tackle the part of Peter's redheaded lover in the sequel to this year's hit "The Amazing Spider-Man".

The actress who played George Clooney's daughter in "The Descendants" is said to be Sony's top choice for the role, which was previously made famous by Kirsten Dunst in Sam Raimi's "Spider-Man" trilogy. Though Mary Jane will likely appear in the sequel, Emma Stone is still expected to reprise her role as Peter's first love Gwen Stacy, who in the comic book is described as having a tragic death.
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Britney Spears Is 'Honored and Humbled' to Join Whitney Houston's TV Tribute Show

October 11, 2012 02:28:55 GMT


Britney Spears has been confirmed to take part in CBS' one-hour special "We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston". She is set to join a host of A-list celebrities for the Whitney Houston tribute show that will air on November 13 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

Announcing her excitement to partake in the tribute event, which will take place on Thursday, October 11, the "Hold It Against Me" songstress tweeted, "I am both honored and humbled to take part in the GRAMMY salute to Whitney Houston on Thursday..." The blond beauty gushed, "She'll always be 1 of my heroes!"
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Lady Antebellum and Taylor Swift Dominate 2012 American Country Awards Nominations

October 11, 2012 02:24:02 GMT


This year's American Country Awards sees a stiff competition in Artist of the Year category. Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean and Zac Brown Band are all up for the nod, joined by rising country music star Luke Bryan.

In term of number, Bryan is leading with a total of seven noms. He's once again pitted against Aldean in Artist of the Year: Male category which also names Kenny Chesney, Eric Church and Toby Keith as the contenders.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Justin Bieber's Alleged Nude Picture Leaks After Personal Computer Is Stolen


October 11, 2012 02:18:58 GMT


Justin Bieber causes a buzz on Twitter when his alleged nude picture surfaces. The NSFW photo emerges just hours after it's revealed that his personal laptop and camera were stolen from his tour manager's office while he performed at the Tacoma Dome Tuesday night, October 9.

The person in the photo has the same tattoo as Bieber, a tiny bird on his hip, but his face is not shown. It's unclear whether the picture is a product of photoshop or not. The Canadian teen heartthrob hasn't commented on the nude picture, but he has expressed his outrage toward the thief.
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Debbie Reynolds Resting at Home After Hospitalized for Bad Reaction to Medicine

October 11, 2012 01:32:34 GMT


Debbie Reynolds is recuperating after hospitalized at Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles. The 80-year-old actress needed medical attention after suffering from "an adverse reaction she experienced to a medication she was currently taking," her representative explains to USA Today.

Due to the unforeseen circumstances, the rep initially announced that the "Singin' in the Rain" star would "cancel appearances and concert engagements for the next three months." Now that she's been released, there might be a change of plan depending on her health condition in the coming weeks.
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'Made in Jersey' Canceled After Two Episodes

October 11, 2012 01:24:54 GMT


While NBC and FOX have given full-season orders to some of their freshmen, CBS makes the first cancellation of the fall 2012 TV season. The Eye decides to pull "Made in Jersey" from its Friday timeslot after airing only two episodes of the newbie.

With the legal drama being scrapped from the schedule, CBS makes some adjustments by moving "CSI: NY" to 9 P.M. Meanwhile, repeats of "NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service" and "Hawaii Five-0" will fill the 8 P.M. slot until "Undercover Boss" returns on November 2.
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Scarlett Johansson Recreates 'Psycho' Shower Scene in First 'Hitchcock' Trailer

October 11, 2012 01:24:44 GMT


Anthony Hopkins brings legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock back to life in the first trailer for Sacha Gervasi's high-profile biography drama "Hitchcock". The promo video gives a look at the titular director's up-and-down romantic life with wife Alma Reville amid the making of his famous horror flick "Psycho".

"I'm just the man hiding in the corner of the camera,... watching," so Hopkins says when narrating his character. His convincing performance is balanced by Helen Mirren's role as tough lady Reville. Also becoming a highlight in the trailer is Scarlett Johansson, who is at one point seen recreating Janet Leigh's iconic shower murder scene in the 1960 movie.
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Police Called to Justin Bieber's House by Swatting Prank Caller

October 10, 2012 18:27:24 GMT


"Swatting" prank continues to torment police with Justin Bieber being the latest celebrity used as bait. A 911 call was put in using an app on Tuesday, October 9 night. The caller claimed someone was waving gun right next to the pop star's home in Los Angeles.

Police enforcement including cars and helicopters were immediately sent to Bieber's residence. According to TMZ, Bieber's security let the police in to do a sweep around the house. They found nothing but did similar sweep in two other homes on the block as precaution. The cops later determined that it was a "swatting" prank using an app.
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Robert Pattinson Seen With His Arm Around Mystery Blonde


October 10, 2012 18:13:16 GMT


Although there was a rumor that Robert Pattinson is giving Kristen Stewart a second chance, he was spotted with a mystery girl during a night out. The "Twilight" actor was caught putting his arm around a blonde at New York's Electric Room, Dream Hotel on early Saturday, October 6 morning.

Pattinson and the girl were photographed sitting side by side in a dimly lit room full of people. Despite the crowd, they enjoyed each other's company, laughing, flirting and simply conversing. "He had his arm slung around her at one point and they chatted for most of the night. They looked like they were having a great time and the girl was making him laugh a lot," a source told Mail Online.
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Pink Displays Passionate and Violent Love in 'Try' Music Video

October 10, 2012 17:51:49 GMT


Pink has premiered her "favorite video ever". An artistic visual becomes the theme of "Try" music video which was directed by Floria Sigismondi and choreographed by the Golden Boyz, the latter who has worked with the likes of Madonna and Britney Spears.

Pink and a male dancer depict a passionate and emotional relationship in a contemporary dance piece that requires high skill to perform. The dance moves tell the story of two lovers engaged in violence, sex, pain, drama and remorse among others.
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Janet Jackson Sends Vanity Fair Legal Letter to Retract Article

October 10, 2012 17:22:59 GMT


In a lengthy letter to Vanity Fair's editor-in-chief, Janet Jackson demands a retraction of an article that the magazine has published in its November 2012 issue. The singer believed the media is trying to defame her by posting false story about her delaying brother Michael Jackson's funeral three years ago.

The article contained an excerpt of Randall Sullivan's upcoming book, "Untouchable: The Strange Life and Tragic Death of Michael Jackson". The book's author claimed Janet was delaying the funeral until she was reimbursed the $40,000 deposit to secure his plot.
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Police Closes Dina and Lindsay Lohan's Argument Case

October 10, 2012 17:02:29 GMT


A fight between Dina and Lindsay Lohan broke pre-dawn on early Wednesday, October 10. Police, who responded after a 911 call, said it was an argument between a mother and daughter that got ugly but there was nothing else they could do.

"It was an argument between Lindsay Lohan and her mother," Officer Eloise Abdullah, a Nassau police spokeswoman said in a statement, adding. "The police responded, and no further police action was taken. It was closed out. There were no injuries and no complaints followed. There is nothing else we can do."
 
 
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