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November 05, 2012

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Chris Brown Launches Symphonic Love Foundation Site


November 05, 2012 09:21:08 GMT


Chris Brown has just opened a new website, Symphonic Love Foundation, to public. Aiming at supporting and creating "arts programs for youth while encouraging every day public service, respect and kindness," the charity site states in its page that it "believes in the capacity of love and art to change the world."

"The site has resources where you can immediately get inspired and get support for all kinds of difficulties, and you can use your creativity to take you to a different world," the "I Can Transform Ya" singer explained. "That's what I've been doing since I was a kid, and I know kids need that same kind of encouragement."
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Octomom's Son Gets Restraining Order Against Obsessed Ex-Nanny


November 05, 2012 09:14:52 GMT


Things are not exactly all good at the Suleman home. Nadya Suleman, also known as Octomom, is helping her eldest son get protection against a seemingly vengeful obsessed ex-nanny who allegedly would not leave the kid alone.

Eleven-year-old Elijah Solomon claims his former nanny, Gina Bryson, is harassing him and will not leave him alone. According to Elijah, Gina has been calling him and continuously sending text messages to his phone. The boy, who has received a restraining order to keep Gina at a safe distance, also calls her "bizarrely obsessed" with him.
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'The Bachelor' Crew Hits Back at Chuck Lorre for Calling the Dating Show 'Idiotic'

November 05, 2012 08:59:07 GMT


"The Bachelor" crew is not staying quiet after Chuck Lorre slammed the dating show via his vanity card on Thursday, November 1. The reality show's producer Elan Gale recently tweeted, "Someone has been freebasing crushed up copies of Dharma & Greg DVDs" and "Two and a Half Men. Zero salient points," dissing the sitcom created by Lorre.

The "Bachelor" host Chris Harrison also came in the show's defense, re-tweeting Gale's posts. Meanwhile, executive producer Robert Mills wrote on his own account, "Ironic that Chuck Lorre decides to bash #Bachelor and one of his stars Kaley Cuoco is a card carrying member of #Bachelornation."
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Beyonce Knowles Shows Off New Bangs


November 05, 2012 08:39:19 GMT


Beyonce Knowles gets new bangs. The R&B singer was seen with the new haircut when she attended the Brooklyn Nets home opener at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Saturday, November 3. Her hubby, rapper Jay-Z, is the NBA team's part owner.

Going swanky, the former lead singer of Destiny's Child donned an ivory and burgundy hexagonal-print Tibi getup, Giuseppe Zanotti high heels, Yves Saint Laurent band, as well as Erika Pena hoop earrings. She sat courtside, gleaming with excitement while watching Brooklyn Nets against Toronto Raptors.
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Shia LaBeouf Denies Demanding $18 M to Star in 'Transformers 4'

November 05, 2012 08:37:38 GMT


Shia LaBeouf apparently sticks to his decision not to return to the "Transformers" film franchise. The actor playing Sam Witwicky in the first three installments of the autobot war movie series has debunked recent rumors suggesting that he asked a tremendous amount of money to reprise his role in "Transformers 4".

A representative for LaBeouf clarified the reports to RumorFix, claiming that "the story is a complete fabrication." The rep explained that though the actor was still close to Michael Bay and Paramount Pictures, he had no plan to return to the franchise. "While Shia remains very close with the filmmakers/studio, he was never attached to the fourth installment (nor is he in negotiations at this time). Salary did not impact his decision," so said the rep.
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Katy Perry, Dave Matthews and John Mellencamp Rally for Obama


November 05, 2012 08:16:56 GMT


Music's big names appeared at different locations last week all in support of President Barack Obama's campaign for 2012. Artists Katy Perry, Dave Matthews and John Mellencamp delivered their performances at free shows in different cities where thousands of people attended the rally.

Perry, who wore a campaign-inspired bright blue minidress with Obama's slogan "Forward", attended the rally Saturday night, November 3 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The event attracted more than 20, 000 supporters who watched Perry perform her version of Al Green's soul hit "Let's Stay Together" along with "Part of Me", "Teenage Dream" and "Wide Awake". Perry also did not forget to encourage people to help Superstorm Sandy victims as she paused midway through her performance and urged fans to donate in various relief efforts.
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'Downton Abbey' Could Feature Indian Character


November 05, 2012 07:50:37 GMT


Amidst the outpouring positive reviews it has got, "Downton Abbey" has also been criticized for not having black characters. Responding to the issue, creator Julian Fellowes says he would love to feature multiculturalism on the show.

The British writer admits it will be "rather nice to open it up ethnically a bit," calling it "rather a good idea." He further points out, "You have to work it in in a way that is historically believable, but I am sure we could do that. [The show] certainly ought to have an Indian character from that period."
News > Music News

Nicki Minaj Unleashes New Single 'Freedom'

November 05, 2012 07:27:52 GMT


There is no doubt that Nicki Minaj is at the top of her career with a new album soon to hit the market and collaborations here and there with various big music artists. That said, the setting could not be more appropriate for the release of the rapper's new track, "Freedom", from her "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded - The Re-Up".

In the song, Minaj looks back at the start of her crazy dive into the world of music and sends her gratitude to people who have helped her move things up to where they are now. However, the 29-year old "Super Bass" hitmaker also doesn't fail to lash out at her critics and anyone who tried to put her down.
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'Revenge' 2.07 Preview: Last Chance to Save Emily

November 05, 2012 07:13:03 GMT


Will Mason reveal Emily's secret on "Revenge"? In an upcoming episode aptly titled "Exposure", things get complicated as Mason Treadwell delves further into Emily's past, threatening to uncover who she really is. Possibly to prevent Mason from exposing her secret, Emily offers him a deal as seen in a preview video.

Meanwhile, Aiden and Nolan are both worrying about Emily, with the former telling the latter that it might be his last chance to save her. Something is making Nolan upset, while Aiden is seen holding Jack's son, Carl.
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Guillermo del Toro Clarifies Rumors About His Involvemet in New DC Movie

November 05, 2012 07:07:42 GMT


Guillermo del Toro has taken time to clarify recent swirling rumors that he was poised to helm a "The Avengers"-like movie called "Heaven Sent" for DC/Warner Bros. Pictures. While the reports have been mixed up after The Daily Blam's Pietro Filipponi tweeted that del Toro was not interested in tackling the project, the "Pacific Rim" helmer himself insisted that he actually would love to do it.

Taking to his forum over the weekend on November 3, del Toro wrote that the project that he wouldn't take was "Justice League" and indicated that there's still a chance he would direct "Heaven Sent". He stated, "Wow- please contact whoever said I denied it. I cannot recall ever answering a question like that. Sadly I dont do tweeter. I denied being involved in JLA but this ['Heaven Sent'] I would love to do!!!"
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Gisele Bundchen Exposes Huge Baby Bump in a Bikini

November 05, 2012 06:37:15 GMT


Gisele Bundchen flaunted her huge 8-month-old baby bump when soaking up the sun on Miami Beach, Fla., Sunday, November 4. The former girlfriend of Leonardo DiCaprio was spotted donning a black and white leopard-print bikini, a fedora hat, and sunglasses. She wore no make up.

On the shore, the Serena of "The Devil Wears Prada" star was seen unfolding a towel on a sun lounger and sunbathing without any companion in sight. When she left the beach, she covered herself with a tight black short kaftan and carried a brown bag.
News > Music News

Rihanna Unveils Tracklisting for 'Unapologetic'

November 05, 2012 06:11:29 GMT


Releasing a record almost every year since 2005 and proving to be one of the current music industry's busiest artists, Rihanna shows no sign of slowing down as she unveiled the new tracklisting from her seventh studio album, "Unapologetic". Fourteen songs are set to be included in the standard version of the album, while the deluxe includes 17 and a DVD, including two remixes of her current smash "Diamonds".

The six-time Grammy Award winner is expected to dish out more sex appeal and controversy in this upcoming album which contains tracks such as "Nobody's Business", "Loveeeeeee Song", "Pour It Up", "Love Without Tragedy / Mother Mary", and "Lost in Paradise".
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Artist of the Week: Calvin Harris

November 05, 2012 05:57:49 GMT


Calvin Harris has become one of the most-demanded collaborators in music after helping Rihanna score her phenomenal hit "We Found Love". Amid the many offers he got to work with other artists, the Scottish DJ is focusing on releasing and promoting his next studio album called "18 Months".

The 28-year-old disc jockey has released the effort, which is his third one, in the United Kingdom on October 29. In addition to containing Riri's smash single, the CD offers at least three other chart-busting tracks; "Feel So Close", Ne-Yo-assisted "Let's Go" and Florence Welch-featured "Sweet Nothing".
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Christina Aguilera Releases New Power Ballad 'Blank Page'

November 05, 2012 04:35:23 GMT


Obviously very much excited and proud, Christina Aguilera has released the full audio of "Blank Page". The track is the second single off her seventh studio album, "Lotus", which is slated for an official release on November 13.

Just a few weeks ago, Aguilera debuted the lead track from "Lotus" entitled "Your Body", which has so far peaked at No. 34 on Billboard's Hot 100. "Blank Page", meanwhile, is a huge turn around from the lead single's upbeat and pop dance tune as it features a melodic piano opening and Aguilera's soft but full vocals. The female judge of "The Voice" also sings in a somewhat restrained manner on this moving ballad, not showcasing much of those vocal histronics she has been known for.
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'The Walking Dead' 3.05 Sneak Peeks: The Aftermath of the Shocking Death

November 05, 2012 04:33:04 GMT


When "The Walking Dead" returns next week, Rick is still struggling to come to terms with the lost of his beloved one. He gets emotional and loses his cool when Glenn tries to boost his spirit back, leaving his newborn baby in the hands of other survivors.

Glenn himself is mourning the death of not just one, but three fellow survivors. He gets help from some prisoners to dig holes to bury the deceased people, while other remaining survivors team up to get the supplies needed by Rick's baby.
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'Hobbit' Tickets Sale Announced, 'Lord of the Rings' Marathon Planned


November 05, 2012 04:21:22 GMT


Hardcore fans of J.R.R. Tolkiens' "The Hobbit" series are treated to good news that the advance tickets sale for "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" is set to kick off in a very near future. It has been confirmed that fans can buy those tickets on Wednesday noon, November 7 starting at 12. P.M. ET.

"We're expecting a big result as we start the journey for all 3 films," a Warner Bros. Pictures executive tells Deadline about why the studio decided to sell the tickets more than a month before the film hits the U.S. theaters on December 14. As if it's not enough, the studio will hold a special movie marathon for Peter Jackson's acclaimed "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.
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Michael Wright Arrested After Hitting a Police Car

November 05, 2012 04:04:46 GMT


Michael Wright recently had a run-in with the law. The Eddie King Jr. of "The Five Heartbeats" was taken into custody after reportedly crashing his car into another vehicle which was occupied by two police officers.

TMZ reported that Michael hit the police car when trying to park his 1978 black Rolls Royce in Manhattan. The "Sugar Hill" star failed sobriety test when asked to take one after the cops detected the smell of alcohol. According to law enforcement sources, his blood alcohol level was above the legal limit.
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Mumford and Sons Team Up With Idris Elba in New Video 'Lover of the Light'


November 05, 2012 03:41:40 GMT


English folk rock band, Mumford & Sons, have collaborated with distinguished British actor, Idris Elba, in their new video for "Lover of the Light". The track is from the band's second studio album, "Babel", which was released September 25 in the U.S. and Canada, and debuted at No.1 on Billboard 200.

The video, also directed by Elba, presents scenic and moving visuals shot in and around the Pembrokeshire countryside in Wales. Elba is depicted as a blind man who suddenly gets a surge of new life as he chooses to drop his walking stick one day and run through the forests and hills, screaming, laughing and bathing in the wonderful sunlight.
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'Once Upon a Time' 2.07 Preview: Red Riding Hood Turns Into Murderous Wolf

November 05, 2012 03:24:26 GMT


Ruby's biggest fear may turn into reality in the next episode of "Once Upon a Time". During the first curse-free full moon, the girl in the Red Riding Hood turns into the dangerous wolf from the same fairytale and she's afraid that she can't control herself.

When one of the town's residents is viciously murdered, Ruby becomes the prime suspect. She gets locked up, but somehow manages to escape, and a group of people in Storybrooke want to kill her. Meanwhile, in the fairytale land that was, Red Riding Hood finds a kindred spirit in Anita (guest star Annabeth Gish), a charismatic and mysterious leader of a pack of humans who, like Red, turn out to be wolves.
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Miley Cyrus Gets Awkward at Slumber Party in 'So Undercover' Clip

November 05, 2012 03:24:01 GMT


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Miley Cyrus goes back to her teenybopper roots in a new clip for her upcoming film "So Undercover". The former "Hannah Montana" star is seen enjoying what seems to be a slumber party with a group of other young girls. They discuss what are the things they want most in her life. While her friends gush about their dream cars, Miley sparks an awkward silence after she mentions a certain pistol that she's been dreaming to have.

Miley plays Molly Morris, who is hired by the FBI to go undercover at a college sorority. She must transform herself from a tough, streetwise private investigator to a refined, sophisticated university girl to help protect the daughter of a one-time mobster. With several suspects on her list, Molly unexpectedly discovers that not everyone is who they appear to be, including herself.
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Octomom's Father Joins Daughter in Rehab for Alcohol Addiction

November 05, 2012 03:01:52 GMT


Nadya Suleman gave a great example to her daddy, Edward Doud Suleman, when she entered a rehab facility. Inspired by her daughter's decision to get a special treatment for her "anxiety, exhaustion, and stress" due to her addiction to Xanax, Ed checked into the same facility with her to get help for his alcohol addiction.

Nadya's spokesperson told TMZ that her father entered the Chapman House Rehabilitation Center on Wednesday, October 31, to join an alcohol dependency program for 28 days. According to the representative, Ed's drinking habit has been back for decades.
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Sharon Osbourne Reveals She Underwent Double Mastectomy

November 05, 2012 02:58:42 GMT


Sharon Osbourne had triumphantly battled cancer once, and she refused to go down the same road again. After finding out that she might be at risk of having a breast cancer, the mother of three went under the knife to have double mastectomy as a precaution.

"As soon as I found out I had the breast cancer gene, I thought: 'The odds are not in my favor'. I've had cancer before and I didn't want to live under that cloud: I decided to just take everything off, and had a double mastectomy," she told Hello! Magazine in an interview.
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George Lucas Plans 'Personal Films', Admits He Won't Pick the New 'Star Wars' Helmer


November 05, 2012 02:37:59 GMT


After selling his company Lucasfilm to The Walt Disney Company, George Lucas doesn't think about ending his filmmaking career though he has done with the "Star Wars" franchise. Although he once announced his retirement from the blockbuster industry, Lucas still plans to make his "own little personal films" post-"Star Wars".

The "Indiana Jones" series writer opened up about his future plan when attending recent Ebony magazine's Power 100 Gala. During the event, the 68-year-old veteran filmmaker also shared about the future of the upcoming new "Star Wars" trilogy under Walt Disney. Lucas said that he would only serve as a creative consultant and let his longtime collaborator Kathleen Kennedy take control for the rest.
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Emeli Sande Is Top Winner at MOBO Awards 2012

November 05, 2012 02:33:40 GMT


It was an impressive night for Scottish singer-songwriter Emeli Sande as she won top prizes at the recently concluded Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards 2012 held last November 3 at Liverpool's Echo Arena. Sande was named Best Female Act, Best R'n'B/Soul Act, and Best Album for her work on "Our Version of Events".

The "Next to Me" hitmaker was extremely honored in bagging the three awards during the event's 17th year run. "I really wanted to win best album. Getting that, it means the work you're making people are acknowledging as important," Sande said.
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Kristen Stewart Cozying Up to Robert Pattinson at 'On the Road' After Party

November 05, 2012 02:22:38 GMT


Kristen Stewart walked down the red carpet of "On the Road" screening solo, but she's joined by Robert Pattinson when attending an after party later in the day. The "Twilight Saga" couple reportedly had a fun night as they danced together at one point during the gathering.

E! News reported that K-Stew hung out with her co-star Amy Adams by a fire at the beginning of the party, while R-Pattz chatted with other people nearby. After the "Man of Steel" star left, they continued mingling with other guests separately before he joined her on the dance floor.
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Eddie Murphy Honored by Fellow Actors at Spike TV's Special, Singing With Stevie Wonder

November 05, 2012 02:07:07 GMT


Eddie Murphy got toasted by a number of Hollywood A-listers on Saturday night, November 3 during the taping of Spike TV's "Eddie Murphy: One Night Only". Jamie Foxx kicked off the tribute show, praising the James "Thunder" Early of "Dreamgirls", "Not one comedian can tell you that they didn't look at Eddie Murphy and want to be like him."

Tracy Morgan revisited Murphy's days in 1983 when he starred in a comedy special "Delirious" by wearing his signature red leather suit while showing off his belly. "I'll tell you what Eddie's real legacy is - he made comedy sexy," Morgan declared and played a video of "Saturday Night Live" current regulars Jason Sudeikis, Fred Armisen, Jay Pharaoh and Kennan Thompson honoring the former cast member of the variety show.
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'Wreck-It Ralph' Claims Box Office Victory With Strong Debut

November 05, 2012 01:43:54 GMT


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While the moviegoing was quite soft last week following the Hurricane Sandy that hit the East Coast, this week's North American box office shows a solid performance as "Wreck-It Ralph" tops the chart with a strong result. The video game-themed animated movie successfully scores $49 million from 3,752 theaters.

The $165 million-budgeted family film breaks the record for the biggest debut for a Disney Animation Studios movie (not including Pixar titles). The record was previously held by 2010's "Tangled" which grossed $48.8 million on its Wednesday opening just in time for the Thanksgiving.
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Jessica Simpson's Father Calls Homosexual Rumors 'Ridiculous'

November 05, 2012 01:11:19 GMT


Joe Simpson insists he's not batting for the other team. Sources tells TMZ that contrary to the swirling rumors, the father of Jessica Simpson and Ashlee Simpson is neither gay nor hooking up with a male model. He calls the reports "ridiculous."

Joe and Tina Simpson announced their separation in late October after 34 years of marriage. Rumors suggested the former pastor and his wife called it quits due to his sexuality. He was said dating an aspiring model named Bryce Chandler Hill and admitting the affair to his family.
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'Downton Abbey' Star Maggie Smith 'Fine and Well' Despite Reports

November 04, 2012 17:41:43 GMT


Maggie Smith is not in a serious health scare. The "Downton Abbey" star has denied the reports that she was rushed to a hospital after a heart attack. Her representative told Mail Online, "She is fine and well at home."

The Sunday Mirror reported that Smith went through a series of cardiac tests at London's Wellington Hospital on Friday, November 2 after complaining of severe chest pains. The 77-year-old actress allegedly went to the specialist cardiac unit at the private Wellington Hospital in London. Doctors discharged her from the hospital on the same day, as soon as they were sure that the actress was in a stable condition.
 
 
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