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November 08, 2012

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Robert Pattinson Responds to Kristen Stewart's Answer of Their Status

November 08, 2012 16:28:41 GMT


Robert Pattinson, like Kristen Stewart, refused to give a direct answer when asked whether they are back together. Promoting his latest movie "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part II", the actor appeared solo for an interview with Savannah Guthrie on "Today", a day after Stewart's appearance on the show.

Guthrie mentioned to Pattinson that she asked Stewart about the nature of their relationship a day prior and asked whether he had seen it. "No, what did she say?" Pattinson asked back. Guhtrie said, "She said, 'Keep them guessing.' So I'm going to ask you."
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Shaun White Avoids Jail, Will Perform Community Service for Vandalism and Intoxication

November 08, 2012 09:36:47 GMT


Shaun White has settled a plea deal for public intoxication and vandalism charges. Susan Niland, the Nashville district attorney's spokeswoman, stated that the 26-year-old athlete agreed to undergo alcohol treatment, complete 24 hours of community service, and pay compensation to Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville, which suffered from loss after he wreaked havoc earlier this year.

On Wednesday, November 7, a Nashville judge signed off on an agreement between the prosecutors and Shaun's attorney, which at first excluded alcohol treatment provision. Both the prosecutors and the attorney agreed to come back to court on Thursday, November 8 to include the alcohol treatment provision in the agreement. Shaun has to return to court again on January 25, 2013 after completing his provision.
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Sneak Peeks of Joe Biden's Guest Appearance on 'Parks and Recreation'

November 08, 2012 09:15:54 GMT


"Parks and Recreation" has scored another VIP to appear in its upcoming episode. After featuring sitting senators John McCain, Barbara Boxer and Olympia J. Snowe earlier this season, the show has apparently filmed in Washington D.C. last summer with Vice President Joe Bidden.

Though the shooting took place a few months ago, the scoop isn't unveiled until after the Presidential Election on November 6. Executive producer Michael Schur explained, "The hardest part was keeping it secret for so long because there's all these FEC rules and equal-time rules. We couldn't air it before the election because it was the equivalent of a campaign contribution to advertise for one candidate."
News > Music News

Kendrick Lamar's Collaboration With Lady GaGa Lands Online

November 08, 2012 09:08:46 GMT


Kendrick Lamar's first full-length album, "good kid, m.A.A.d city", is quickly climbing the Billboard 200 chart this week and making an impressive debut for the rapper-songwriter. However, K-Dot followers will be glad to know that a previously-unreleased collaborative track with pop superstar Lady GaGa is now out on the web.

"Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe" is spreading online like wildfire. The track was first posted by GaGa's frequent collaborator, DJ White Shadow, and has since taken listeners to an interesting music ride. The Mother Monster's sultry voice surprisingly blends well with K-Dot's rapping style.
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Video: Miley Cyrus Gets Lap Dance, Spanks Stripper's Butt on 'Ellen DeGeneres Show'

November 08, 2012 08:42:55 GMT


Miley Cyrus got a surprise bachelorette party from Ellen DeGeneres during her recent visit to "The Ellen DeGeneres Show". The fiancee of Liam Hemsworth was treated to a sexy lap dance by two hunky male strippers who tore off their shirts before boasting provocative dance moves around the 19-year-old star.

The former "Hannah Montana" actress looked very shocked as the two guys appeared from the backstage and approached to her. She screamed hysterically and repeatedly said, "Oh my god! Oh my god!" but at the same time, she also enjoyed the show by throwing money at the dancers and at one point spanked the buttock of one of the hunky guys.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Lady GaGa Gives $1 Million to Help Sandy Relief Effort

November 08, 2012 08:13:42 GMT


Lady GaGa is determined to help victims of superstorm Sandy get their lives back to normal as the pop superstar donated $1 million to the American Red Cross for the hurricane relief efforts on Wednesday, November 7. The singer's birthplace is New York City and, thus, she has a soft spot for the devastated area.

"Today I pledge 1 million dollars to New York & The American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy Relief. If it wasn't for NYC: the Lower Eastside, Harlem, the Bronx and Brooklyn, I would not be the woman or artist that I am today," wrote the "Born This Way" hitmaker on littlemonsters.com.
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'American Horror Story' 2.05 Preview: Sister Jude Investigates Arden's Past

November 08, 2012 07:58:20 GMT


Sister Jude is hell-bent on gaining more info about Dr. Arden's past in the next episode of "American Horror Story: Asylum". In an attempt to gather evidence against Arden, she employs a renowned Nazi Hunter to investigate the doctor, who is believed to be a Nazi swine.

Meanwhile, Dr. Thredson plans to fulfil his promise to Lana that he'll take her out of Briarcliff. Also in "I Am Anne Frank, Pt. 2" that will air Wednesday, November 14 at 10 P.M. on FX, Monsignor Howard makes a Faustian pact with Dr. Arden, and the origin of Bloody Face is revealed.
News > Music News

Pitbull's 'Don't Stop the Party' Video Gets Banned on U.K. TV

November 08, 2012 07:41:04 GMT


Latino rapper Pitbull finds out that it is not possible to please everybody as his latest "Don't Stop the Party" music video failed to make its way onto British TV screens. The video was banned due to explicit and extremely graphic content.

According to reports, various complaints were thrown at the 31-year old's raunchy video as it featured an assemblage of almost-naked women on board a yacht with the rapper. Critics also cite loads of other malicious and suggestive contents such as heavy petting, simulated sexual acts, and a very upfront product placement for a vodka brand.
News > Movie News

Henry Cavill and Charlie Hunnam Among Stars Eyed to Lead David Yates' 'Tarzan'


November 08, 2012 07:21:13 GMT


Four Hollywood hotties are reportedly considered to bring world's most famous jungle man Tarzan to life in a new movie adaptation. Per Vulture, Warner Bros. Pictures has given a green light to "Harry Potter" helmer David Yates to direct "Tarzan" and the English filmmaker is said to have meetings with some fan-favorite hunky actors to tackle the iconic part.

Words are, Yates has set his eyes on "Man of Steel" actor Henry Cavill, "Pacific Rim" headliner Charlie Hunnam, as well as "True Blood" star Alexander Skarsgard. It is also said that he is keen to cast "The Dark Knight Rises" baddie Tom Hardy though it is unclear whether the Bane depicter is interested in taking the role.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Tom Hanks Swindled by Rotten Insurance Agent

November 08, 2012 07:21:00 GMT


Tom Hanks was swindled by Southern California insurance agent Jerry B. Goldman, according to the U.S. Dept. of Justice. The insurance agent was jailed on Wednesday morning, November 7 after a federal grand jury charged him for mail fraud and swindling money. The insurance broker overbilled four victims, including the "Angels & Demons" actor, for more than $800,000 on insurance policies.

The indictment states, "In order to lull his clients into a false sense of security and to prevent clients from complaining to federal or state authorities or bringing a lawsuit against him, when clients asked him for copies of their insurance policies, defendant Goldman sent copies of the insurance policies to the clients and redacted the true premium from the policy documentation to prevent his clients from discovering that they had been overcharged." The grand jury didn't specify the exact loss of each dupe.
News > TV News

'The X Factor' Recap: A Surprise Return and a New Name on Movie Night

November 08, 2012 06:58:28 GMT


"The X Factor (US)" returned with another live show on Wednesday, November 7, but not without a twist. After chopping down the contestant to 12 last week, the singing competition welcomed back an eliminated contestant to make the number of finalists to 13.

Diamond White of Britney Spears' Teens group returned in the movie-themed week as Simon Cowell explained, "We watched the show back and the final 12 we're very happy with. We think we made a mistake with one act." The 13-year-old singing hopeful, meanwhile, said it's "awesome" that she's given a second shot.
News > Music News

A$AP Rocky Is Front Act for Rihanna's 'Diamonds' Tour

November 08, 2012 06:46:51 GMT


A$AP Rocky followers will be happy to know that the rapper and music video director will be joining Rihanna's "Diamonds World Tour" as the opening act. The series of shows will first land in Buffalo, New York on March 8 at First Niagara Center.

Rocky, who is busy at work for his debut LP set for release early next year, had shared the stage with the Barbadian singer a few times already and got audience cheering for more. The two rocked the MTV Video Music Awards 2012 last September with their performance of the remix track "Cockiness".
News > Movie News

First Photo of Nearly Naked David Arquette on 'Orion' Set

November 08, 2012 06:32:54 GMT


David Arquette nearly bares it all on the set of his latest film "Orion". The Dewey Riley of the "Scream" film series shares a photo of himself clad in nothing but a skimpy nude-colored loincloth and chains a la Conan the Barbarian while filming on the Detroit set of the post-apocalyptic movie.

Taking to his Twitter account, the 41-year-old actor shares the picture, while thanking Jon Paul Crimi for training him. "Thanks for helping me get in shape for my film Orion @jonpaulcrimi," so the actor writes in a caption for the image that sees him flaunting his buffed muscles.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Miranda Kerr and Alessandra Ambrosio Strut Their Stuff at 2012 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

November 08, 2012 05:13:39 GMT


Miranda Kerr and Alessandra Ambrosio were among the beauties who modeled the latest collection of Victoria's Secret lingerie in a fashion show at the Lexington Avenue Armory in New York City. They were joined by the likes of Adriana Lima, Lily Aldridge and Karlie Kloss.

Kerr flaunted her hot bod in a velvet green bejeweled corset with a matching cape and headdresses for the "Circus" segment. She rocked a pink Angel Fantasies lingerie for the "Dangerous Liaisons" segment and turned head with her feather wings that were paired with a Dream Angels lingerie for the "Silver Screen Angels".
News > Music News

Green Day Premiere 'Stray Heart' Video From Album 'Dos!'

November 08, 2012 04:51:19 GMT


Green Day are certainly not wasting any time when it comes to promoting their newest album "Dos!". A day after launching the album on the web via streaming at Rolling Stone.com, the trio premiere the new clip for "Stray Heart" which is the first track to be taken from the second part of their trilogy set called "Uno!", "Dos!", "Tre!"

The Robert Schober-directed video is nothing short of amusing as it features a man's heart literally jumping off a window to look for some debauched adventure of its own. The heart checks out strip clubs and goes bar-hopping for short-time fun with gorgeous girls while puffing a cigar and getting hard on the booze.
News > Movie News

'Top Gun 2' Might Not Happen but Original Film Could Get 3D Re-Release in 2013

November 08, 2012 04:34:33 GMT


Fans will not see Tom Cruise returning to "Top Gun 2" after all since the long-gestating project has been dismissed by Paramount Pictures. The New York Times reports that the sequel to 1986 hit "Top Gun" has "fallen apart" following Tony Scott's shocking suicide back on August 19.

Still, there's a chance to see the original "Top Gun" returning to theaters as the studio is considering to release the 3D version of the movie. Completed earlier this year by Legend3D, the converted version of the film is reportedly projected to be released sometime in February 2013, beginning with a one-week exclusive showing in IMAX theaters in the United States.
News > TV News

FOX's Request to Block Dish's AutoHop Ad-Skipper Denied

November 08, 2012 04:32:23 GMT


Dish has claimed a victory in a court battle against FOX over its ad-skipping features. On Wednesday, November 7, U.S. District Court Judge Dolly Gee in Los Angeles denied the network's request for a preliminary injunction to block the satellite broadcaster's AutoHop and PrimeTime Anytime services.

However, Dish is not completely freed of the case. According to FOX, Judge Gee said that she would entertain theories proposed by the network that AutoHop violated copyright infringement.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Jermaine Jackson Files Request to Change His Name to Jacksun for 'Artistic Reasons'

November 08, 2012 04:18:42 GMT


Jermaine Jackson is going to change his famous last name. The 57-year-old brother of the late King of Pop Michael Jackson, who made up The Jackson Five and later The Jacksons, has filed a legal petition in L.A. County Superior Court to alter his surname to Jacksun.

Jermaine cites "artistic reasons" as to why he wants to have a new name. A hearing is scheduled for February 22, 2013 in Los Angeles. He will be required to have his name change announced several times and printed in a local publication before he officially becomes a Jacksun.
News > Music News

Jennifer Hudson and Seal to Perform at 2012 Nobel Peace Prize Concert

November 08, 2012 04:12:12 GMT


Grammy Award-winning singers, Jennifer Hudson and Seal, will top bill at this year's Nobel Peace Prize concert which is set to take place at Oslo's Spektrum Arena on December 11. They will join other local Norwegian acts such as rap group Karpe Diem, singer Susanne Sundfor and Iranian-born Swedish singer-songwriter Laleh as performers during the concert's 19th year run.

The event, which traditionally takes place a day after the prestigious award is handed to the winner, hopes to promote peace and celebrate the extraordinary people and organizations that receive the much-respected prize. For this year, the Nobel Peace Prize Committee will present the award to the collective European Union "for having over six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Kirstie Alley Denies Rumor John Travolta Is Gay


November 08, 2012 04:03:39 GMT


Kirstie Alley surprised public once again. In a new preview of her interview with Barbara Walters played during a Wednesday, November 7 episode of "Good Morning America", she defended John Travolta concerning rumor that the actor is gay.

"I know John. With all my heart and soul, he's not gay," the Veronica Chase of "Veronica's Closet" stood up for the Daniel "Danny" Zuko of "Grease". She added, "I think it's some weird way, in Hollywood, if someone gets big enough and famous enough, and they're not out doing drugs and they're not womanizing, what do you say about them?"
News > Movie News

Cameron Diaz and Colin Firth Steal Attention at 'Gambit' U.K. Premiere

November 08, 2012 03:59:51 GMT


Cameron Diaz stole the show at "Gambit" world premiere in London on Wednesday night, November 7. With her simple-but-elegant look, the "Bad Teacher" actress became the belle of the ball as she stepped on the red carpet that rolled out outside the Empire Leicester Square. She was joined by co-star Colin Firth.

Diaz looked dazzling in a pretty Stella McCartney dress with black color on its top and champagne color on the lower part. She arranged her blond hair into a simple do, while finishing off her look with Burberry shoes and a clutch bag by Anya Hindmarch. Firth, on the other hand, looked sleek in a traditional black suit by Tom Ford.
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'Innocence of Muslims' Producer Sentence to One Year in Jail

November 08, 2012 03:51:07 GMT


Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, the man behind controversial movie "Innocence of Muslims", gets one year in prison after admitting to violating his probation stemming from a 2010 bank fraud conviction. He will be placed on supervision for four years upon his release.

Although none of his charges were directly connected to the content of the anti-Islam film that caused protests against America in the Muslim countries across the globe, they were actually stemming from his role as a producer in the making of the movie.
News > Music News

Rihanna Unveils 'Diamonds' Video Teaser While Duet With Chris Brown Leaks Online

November 08, 2012 03:32:59 GMT


As Rihanna gears up for her "Unapologetic" album release and "Diamonds" video launch, snippet of "Nobodies Business", the singer's newest collaboration with ex-boyfriend Chris Brown, finds their way out onto the web. The track has a very catchy tune and promises to attract more attention to the controversial R'n'B artist.

The new midtempo duet is the pair's third collaborative work this year following their 2009 break-up and Brown's conviction for assault charges against the Barbadian beauty. The track has very upfront lyrics that seem to sum up the singer's opinion about their tumultuous relationship.
News > Movie News

First Look at Luke Evans as Bard the Bowman in 'The Hobbit'

November 08, 2012 03:13:10 GMT


Some latest on-set photos from "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" have uncovered a first look at Luke Evans as Bard the Bowman. Evans is seen filming a scene at a studio where he's attached to a wire and flown above what seems to be a rooftop. Sporting long hair, the Welsh actor is clad in a thick coat and rocking a quiver filled with arrows on his back.

For those who are unfamiliar with Bard the Bowman, the character is described as a "grim faced" skilled archer and the heir of Girion in J.R.R. Tolkien's book. A guardsman of Esgaroth, he's also known for his ability to predict floods and poisoned fish. Bard slays the dragon Smaug with the Black Arrow and later leads the Men of Esgaroth at the Battle of Five Armies and is crowned king of the re-founded Dale.
News > Music News

Taylor Swift's 'Red' Stays on Top of Billboard 200

November 08, 2012 03:10:12 GMT


After breaking record sales last week, Taylor Swift's newest album "Red" still stays atop the Billboard 200 chart in its second week as it pulls in sales of 344,000 more copies. The number adds to the album's already impressive selling number of 1.208 million copies, which is the largest sales for an album in its debut week since 2002.

"Red" also becomes the second-biggest selling record of the year with 1.553 million sold so far and pushes One Direction's "Up All Night" to third spot with 1.331 million in total sales. Still ruling as 2012's biggest seller, however, is Adele's "21" with 4.132 million.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Emily Maynard on Jason White Dating Rumors: We're Just Friends

November 08, 2012 02:49:36 GMT


Emily Maynard pours cold water on the swirling rumors that she's dating NASCAR driver Jason White after breaking up with Jef Holm. "The Bachelorette" star denies the hookup reports on her Twitter, insisting that they are just friends.

The dating rumors surfaced after Emily and Jason were spotted embracing each other in a live concert. "Absolutely NOT!" she exclaims, adding that their relationship is strictly platonic. "He's been one of my good friends forever! Still totally single sorry :(."
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'Burn Notice' Gets Shorter Season 7, Jeffrey Donovan Says It Could Be the Last


November 08, 2012 02:31:55 GMT


Long-running series "Burn Notice" will stay on USA Network for another season. The cable network has ordered 13 episodes for a seventh season of the Jeffrey Donovan-starring show, bringing the action drama show to 100 episodes in total.

"Burn Notice is like a fine wine that gets better with age," USA Network co-presidents Chris McCumber and Jeff Wachtel say in a statement when announcing the renewal. "Delivering high-octane action, gripping drama and nearly 7 million viewers for the mid-season finale, this veteran series is a proven staple of our portfolio."
News > Movie News

Michael Bay Hints Mark Wahlberg Could Be Cast in 'Transformers 4' After All

November 08, 2012 02:23:06 GMT


Michael Bay seems to have changed his mind about casting Mark Wahlberg for "Transformers 4". After brushing off reports that he was considering his "Pain and Gain" actor to lead the next "Transformers" movie, Bay now indicates that he has a change of heart thanks to the internet chatter.

"I squashed a rumor that was on the internet last week. It was about Mark Walhberg," so Bay writes on his personal website. "Mark was rumored to be staring in Transformers 4. We are working on another movie together, not T4."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Mom Denies Claim She Abused 'Modern Family' Star Ariel Winter

November 08, 2012 02:12:45 GMT


Ariel Winter's mom Chrisoula Workman denies any wrongdoings in response to allegations that she physically and emotionally abused her 14-year-old actress daughter. "It's all untrue, it's all untrue," the mother tells PEOPLE.

"I have my doctor's letter that my daughter's never been abused," Chris continues. "I have stylists' letters that she's never been abused." She's in the middle of hiring a lawyer to fight back the claim in a hearing set for November 20.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger Is More Badass in 'The Last Stand' Final Trailer

November 08, 2012 01:55:41 GMT


More high-octane scenes are exposed in the newly-released final trailer for "The Last Stand". In it, Arnold Schwarzenegger is featured going all-out to fight a smart criminal despite the fact that he's just an old sheriff. "How are you sheriff?" ask a man, to which Arnie answers, "Old," as he gets knocked down to the floor at one point.

After leaving his LAPD narcotics post following a bungled operation that left him wracked with remorse and regret, Arnie's Sheriff Ray Owens moved out of Los Angeles and settled into a life fighting what little crime takes place in sleepy border town Sommerton Junction.
News > TV News

NBC News' Election Coverage Tops Other Networks

November 08, 2012 01:45:37 GMT


NBC News was the most-watched cable television network on 2012 election night. Its presidential election coverage hosted by Brian Williams on Tuesday, November 6 at 8-11 P.M. drew over 12.1 million total viewers and 5.8 million viewers aged 25-54.

NBC News, which was the first to call the race for President Barack Obama, beat FOX News which placed second with 11.15 million viewers. ABC was third with 10.5 million total viewers, followed by CNN and CBS with 9.25 million and 7.9 million respectively.
News > Music News

Mariah Carey Releases New Victory Song for President Obama


November 07, 2012 17:02:50 GMT


Mariah Carey rejoices at Barack Obama's victory at the re-election by releasing a new song "Bring It on Home". The song had actually been performed by Carey at a fundraiser for Obama's campaign last summer but the recorded version has just been unveiled.

"Bring It on Home" is a self-penned song which Carey worked on with producer Jermaine Dupri. "New Mariah Carey song, she specifically wrote for Obama, btw this is the real version," Dupri tweeted. It is yet known whether the song will be released commercially.
 
 
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