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November 09, 2012

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Must Watch Movies for Thanksgiving Holiday 2012

November 09, 2012 09:17:05 GMT


Thanksgiving is in the air and people are gearing up to celebrate the November festivity with family and friends. Just in time for the special holiday, Hollywood offers a number of high-end films to pamper movie lovers who want to enjoy the holiday in cinemas. To help movieholics decide which film to check out with their closest ones, AceShowbiz presents the list of "Must Watch Movies for Thanksgiving Holiday 2012" that consists of selected wide and limited release flicks that are worth their while.

The article is divided into two sections, Adventurous Action and Gripping Drama. The first one discusses some selected films which promise to become thrill rides for the audience. They include such pics as the highly-anticipated "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part II", the critically-acclaimed "Life of Pi" and the family-friendly "Rise of the Guardians". The second part, meanwhile, compiles highly-praised drama movies that boast compelling stories such as Alfred Hitchcock biopic "Hitchcock", romantic dramedy "Silver Linings Playbook" and historical film "Lincoln".
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Lindsay Lohan Bails on Interview With Barbara Walters

November 09, 2012 09:14:27 GMT


Lindsay Lohan's highly-anticipated interview with Barbara Walters won't be happening after all. The troubled actress' new PR representatives Rogers & Cowan have confirmed that their client won't appear on ABC's "20/20".

The Elizabeth Taylor depicter in TV movie "Liz & Dick" was scheduled to appear in a November 16 episode of the TV newsmagazine for a sitdown with Walters. The gig was initially aimed to promote the upcoming Lifetime biopic as Walters had visited the set of "Liz & Dick" during the production and interviewed the 26-year-old actress on the location.
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Adrienne Maloof and Paul Nassif Reach Divorce Settlement

November 09, 2012 09:08:18 GMT


Philanthropist and TV personality Adrienne Maloof and plastic surgeon Paul Nassif have finally come to a divorce settlement they are both happy about. From a report released by TMZ, the ex-couple stresses that their goal now is for their children to "have stable and nurturing relationships with both of us so we can all find as much happiness as possible."

"Happy to have settled and looking forward to a positive future and co-parenting our 3 beautiful boys. Thanks to my fans for your support! xoA", the "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star wrote on her Twitter account.
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Bryan Adams Expecting Second Child

November 09, 2012 08:50:03 GMT


Bryan Adams is going to add another member to his family as her girlfriend is pregnant with their second child. A spokesperson for the rock singer told PEOPLE, "There's another baby on the way for singer Bryan Adams and Alicia Grimaldi."

The representative went on, "Their daughter, Bunny Grimaldi-Adams, is now 18 months old, and the new baby is due next year." The expecting father, Bryan, playfully wrote down on Twitter, Thursday, November 8, saying, "Alicia's either eaten too much chocolate cake or we're expecting another baby... I think it's a baby..."
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'Vampire Diaries' 4.06 Preview: Elena Goes Mad, Katherine Returns

November 09, 2012 08:38:38 GMT


When "The Vampire Diaries" returns with a new episode next week, Elena is "not in a good place." She sees terrifying hallucinations that leave her shaken and confused, but she won't let Stefan and Damon help her, causing her to make a dangerous mistake. She also sees Katherine, but it's not clear if it's real or just her hallucination.

Klaus, meanwhile, tells Stefan some very disturbing news about Elena, which has something to do with the consequence of killing a hunter, before he takes matters into his own hands. Teaming up with Stefan, Klaus also helps Jeremy begin a new chapter in his life.
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Possible New Details of Pepper Potts and Tony Stark's Suit in 'Iron Man 3' Emerge

November 09, 2012 08:33:49 GMT


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More major spoilers of "Iron Man 3" have allegedly surfaced online. According to Omelete, a Brazilian entertainment site, Marvel International and Consumer Productes President Simon Philips spilled some big scoops to the audience when attending a recent presentation in Sao Paulo.

As quoted by Comic Book Movie, Pilips reportedly dished on [SPOILER ALERT!] Tony Stark's secret underground Hall of Armors in the third "Iron Man" movie. The billionaire was said to keep at least 16 new suits in his underground. Among the collections, there would be a few classic designs from the original comics.
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Kenny Chesney to Hold 'No Shoes Nation Tour' at Metlife Stadium

November 09, 2012 08:19:33 GMT


One of country music's biggest stars is set to return for what is expected to be a powerhouse series of shows. Kenny Chesney will stop at the Metlife Stadium for his "No Shoes Nation Tour" on August 10, 2013.

The country sensation is no stranger to the Meadowlands venue. The place holds a special memory for the singer-songwriter since that's where he made record-breaking attendance numbers for his "Goin' Coastal Tour". The concert drew more than 55,000 back in August 2011 and was co-headlined by Grammy-winning act, Zac Brown Band.
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Faith Hill Returns With New Music Video 'American Heart'

November 09, 2012 07:56:58 GMT


After almost five years of taking a break from music, country singer Faith Hill shows that she is ready to make new material with the release of her new clip "American Heart". The video had an official premiere on Hill's official website site and Facebook page via the Ustream video service on Thursday, November 8.

The Trey Fanjoy-directed video was filmed in October at Nashville. It focuses on sending an inspirational and uplifting message to its listeners and stands as a testament to the American spirit.
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'X Factor' Eliminated Act: Simon Cowell's Comments Made Me Want to Cry


November 09, 2012 07:45:21 GMT


Following the surprise return of Diamond White which made the number of contestant to 13, "The X Factor" bounces back to 12 acts. On a Thursday, November 8 results show, the FOX singing competition eliminated one act.

Based on audience's votes, Arin Ray, Paige Thomas, Diamond White, Vino Alan, Jennel Garcia and Emblem3 were the top 6 acts. Carly Rose Sonenclar, Tate Stevens, Beatrice Miller, Lyric 145 and Fifth Harmony were later declared safe, meaning that Jason Brock and CeCe Frey had to sing for their lives.
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Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln' Throws Star-Studded Premiere at AFI Fest

November 09, 2012 07:34:18 GMT


A day before opening in limited U.S. theaters, Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" was premiered as part of the 2012 AFI Fest in Hollywood. Held at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre on Thursday night, November 8, the special screening event was supported by the history film's A-list cast members as well as director Spielberg himself.

Spielberg stepped on the red carpet, looking elegant in a gray suit that he paired with a matching scarf, black pants and well-polished leather shoes. He was joined by Daniel Day-Lewis who looked very different from his portrayal of Abraham Lincoln in the movie. The actor donned a brown shirt under his blazer and paired it with a checkered scarf.
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Pics: Javier Bardem Honored With Walk of Fame Star

November 09, 2012 07:11:13 GMT


Thursday, November 8, was a special day for Javier Bardem since he was honored with the 2,484th Walk of Fame star. "All I wanted to do was work professionally as an actor and now to be here and to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is an honor I never thought I would ever receive," the actor said in his speech. "I thank you so very much for that."

"I am here in large part because of 'Skyfall', the latest James Bond movie and I tell you that you will not be disappointed," he went on, promoting the movie. Then, he praised the director, "The great Sam Mendes has done an amazing movie and has given us... all the people involved... an amazing journey and a great one for me personally and professionally."
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One Direction Give Pro Performance at U.S. 'X Factor'


November 09, 2012 06:39:31 GMT


British boyband One Direction did not fail to make the ladies shriek and go on to a wild hysteria when they performed in the "The X Factor (US)" results show on Thursday, November 8. The boys opened the show with two of their big hits from the new album, "Take Me Home".

1D opened the show with the upbeat pop tune "Live While We're Young" where they had an elaborate display of props from phone booths, balloons, and a lot of dancing moves. Before their second performance, the show treated the live audience to a video montage of One Direction's first auditions in the British edition of the talent show.
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First Look: Tom Cruise Goes Robotic in 'All You Need Is Kill'


November 09, 2012 06:21:20 GMT


The first image of "All You Need Is Kill" has gone online, providing a first look at its lead actor Tom Cruise. Highlighting what appears to be a high-octane scene, the picture shows Cruise clad in a full-robotic attire from head to toe while running away to avoid explosion.

Cruise plays Lt. Col. Bill Cage, a new recruit in a war against aliens who finds himself caught in a time loop in which he wakes up in the past after having been killed on the battlefield. While the soldier's death and resurrection repeat, his skills grow as he attempts to change his fate.
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Reese Witherspoon Shows Off Her Newborn Baby Boy

November 09, 2012 06:00:03 GMT


A first look at Reese Witherspoon's newly-born baby boy, Tennessee, is finally uncovered over a month after she gave birth to the bundle of joy. The "Water for Elephants" actress steps out holding her little boy in her arms while out and about in Los Angeles.

It's actually not the first time 36-year-old Reese went out with little Tennessee. In late October, she was spotted taking the baby to the doctor for a checkup but his face was concealed under a blue blanket in the backseat of his famous mother's Land Rover.
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Taylor Swift and Harry Styles Spotted Wearing Matching Necklaces

November 09, 2012 05:44:35 GMT


Rumors suggesting that Taylor Swift and Harry Styles are dating refuse to go away although the latter has already insisted that they're just friends. The dating reports get persistent when photos surface showing the two young stars wearing matching necklaces in separate occasions.

The rumor first emerged after Taylor and Harry met at 2012 Kids' Choice Awards last summer before she dated Conor Kennedy. She was reportedly left heartbroken after being dumped by the One Direction member and poured her heart out in one of her songs in new album "Red".
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'Glee' 4.06 Preview: Will's Farewell and 'Grease' Musical

November 09, 2012 05:07:01 GMT


Following their preparation for the school production of "Grease", the "Glee" club kids will take the stage and perform the musical show in the next episode. Based on a preview for the said outing, Marley gets the role of Sandy as she gets a makeover to resemble Olivia Newton-John's character.

The "Grease" production aside, Sue disagrees with Will Schuester about his replacement as the latter is going to head to Washington D.C. "If bloaty the gravy clown is allowed to take over glee club, it's OVER!" Sue says, referring to Finn. In another scene, Mr. Schuester delivers his farewell speech in front of the New Directions kids as saying, "I love you guys, and I'm really going to miss you."
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Carly Rae Jepsen, The Wanted Set to Perform at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

November 09, 2012 04:42:52 GMT


This year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will have a bunch of pop super acts who will be giving out their best holiday performances for the crowd. Carly Rae Jepsen and The Wanted have been confirmed as performers for the grand event happening on Thursday, November 22.

Other artists who have recently come on board the show are rapper Flo Rida, pop-rockers Neon Trees, singer-songwriter Colbie Caillat, and pop duo Karmin. Additional celeb personalities appearing in the show include Jimmy Fallon & The Roots, Whoopi Goldberg, Sandra Lee, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and classic acts like the Big Apple Circus and the Radio City Rockettes. More performers will be announced in the coming weeks.
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'The Voice' Reveals Top 12 of Season 3

November 09, 2012 04:08:46 GMT


It was down to 12 in the Thursday, November 8 episode of "The Voice". After 20 contestants performed in the previous two Playoff shows, 8 of them were sent home in the latest result show.

In Team Adam Levine, Amanda Brown and Bryan Keith got the most votes and automatically secured their places in the next round, leaving Loren Allred, Joselyn Rivera and Melanie Martinez in jeopardy. "No one is better than the other, I dont believe that," the rocker said before choosing to keep Melanie.
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Nicholas Hoult Is a Romantic Zombie in First 'Warm Bodies' Trailer

November 09, 2012 04:07:59 GMT


Hot on heels of the release of "World War Z" first trailer, another zombie-themed movie "Warm Bodies" debuts its first trailer as well. While the Brad Pitt film is a thriller that boasts intense scenes, "Warm Bodies" is more of a romance pic with a touch of fresh humor which is a far cry from most zombie apocalyptic-themed flicks.

In it, Nicholas Hoult is seen playing a straight-faced zombie who spends his days "interacting" with fellow dead creatures in an emotionless way. Things suddenly change when he accidentally meets a blond beauty, who is actually a human fighting against his monstrous colony. He starts to feel his "heartbeat" again and slowly falls in love with her.
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Brooke Burke Gets Tom Bergeron's Support in Thyroid Cancer Battle

November 09, 2012 03:51:01 GMT


Tom Bergeron gets Brooke Burke's back in dealing with her thyroid cancer. Hours after the 41-year-old dancer revealed that she was diagnosed with the disease, Tom said in a Thursday, November 8 episode of "The Talk", "She knows my love and support are with [her]. We're all right there with her."

In fact, the "America's Funniest Home Videos" host has learned the disease for months. He said, "I've known about this for a few months, and I told her at the time she first told me that I've had experience with this in my family." Tom showed his optimism, adding, "You never want to hear the word 'cancer', but thyroid cancer is one of the most treatable cancers. It has an incredibly high success rate."
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Justin Bieber to Donate Ticket Sales to Hurricane Relief Effort

November 09, 2012 03:48:10 GMT


The flow of support for superstorm Sandy victims does not show any signs of slowing down as another big name in the entertainment industry decides to lend a helping hand. Teen pop sensation, Justin Bieber, announced that he would be donating $1 from each ticket sold at his four New York-area shows. The singer spread the good news via his Facebook page on Thursday, November 8.

"After talking with the team, I am proud to announce that for the four NYC area shows - the Jersey show, the Brooklyn show and two [Madison Square Garden shows], we are going to donate $1 to Hurricane Sandy relief," wrote Bieber on Facebook. "Thanks for helping us. #GIVEBACK."
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Rihanna Gets Racy With Kate Moss on Cover of V Magazine

November 09, 2012 03:43:03 GMT


Rihanna and Kate Moss heat up the latest issue of V magazine. The two beautiful women get close and personal with each other on the front page of the printed publication, showing off their sexy bodies in their birthday suit and lacy lingerie among other sexy costumes.

One picture shows a naked RiRi sitting with a scantily-clad Kate draped over her lap, and the position is switched in another photo. Other images feature the two ladies channeling their dominatrix. One sees RiRi standing with a whip in her hand and Kate crawling in all four.
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Kristen Stewart: 'Snow White and the Huntsman' Sequel Is 'a Strong Possibility'


November 09, 2012 03:28:02 GMT


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Kristen Stewart teases some good news for fans who are expecting her to return to the "Snow White and the Huntsman" sequel. While her fate in the franchise remains unclear following her headline-grabbing cheating scandal with the film's director Rupert Sanders, Kristen hints that there's still a chance the sequel will be greenlit with her taking the leading role.

Asked by The Hollywood Reporter to spill some updates on the potential Snow White and the Huntsman sequel project, Kristen answers, "No one's positive or anything." Still, she stresses, "But I think there's a strong possibility."
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Jennifer Lawrence: I Am Considered Fat in Hollywood

November 09, 2012 03:11:39 GMT


Jennifer Lawrence refuses to slim down just so that she lands a part in a movie. The Katnis Everdeen of "The Hunger Games", who was criticized by some earlier this year for looking well-fed in her portrayal of the heroine in the movie, is aware that in Hollywood, she's considered full-figured.

"In Hollywood, I'm obese. I'm considered a fat actress," the 22-year-old actress says to ELLE where she graces the cover in its latest issue. "I'm Val Kilmer in that one picture on the beach." She adds, "I eat like a caveman. I'll be the only actress who doesn't have anorexia rumors."
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Adam Lambert to Host 'VH1 Divas' as Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato and Jordin Sparks Set to Perform


November 09, 2012 03:03:18 GMT


The ultimate diva event of the year will get some testosterone into its system as pop rocker Adam Lambert is confirmed to host "VH1 Divas" on December 16. The show will also feature performances from Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Jordin Sparks, Ciara, and Kelly Rowland.

This is the "American Idol" alum's first appearance in the event and the singer is obviously very excited about his official hosting job. "I'm so thrilled to be hosting VH1 Divas this year," said Lambert in a statement. "I have a feeling it's going to be the most fabulous concert of the year! And LIVE!! Get ready for some amazing performances, killer fashion and fierce divas!"
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Michael Bay Finally Confirms Mark Wahlberg for 'Transformers 4'

November 09, 2012 02:51:19 GMT


It's finally confirmed, Mark Wahlberg will star in "Transformers 4". Director Michael Bay himself announced the good news on Thursday, November 8, stating that he's so "fired up" to reunite with his "Pain and Gain" actor for the highly-anticipated autobot war movie.

"Mark is awesome," Bay gushed. "We had a blast working on 'Pain and Gain' and I'm so fired up to be back working with him. An actor of his caliber is the perfect guy to re-invigorate the franchise and carry on the Transformers' legacy." Details of Wahlberg's role, however, are still kept secret.
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The CW Sets 'Carrie Diaries' Premiere Date, Moves '90210' and 'Nikita'

November 09, 2012 02:32:39 GMT


"The Carrie Diaries" has got a premiere date. The new teen drama series, which has got a lot of buzz due to its strong connection with the hit HBO series "Sex and the City", will begin airing Monday, January 14 at 8 P.M. on The CW.

The arrival of the AnnaSophia Robb-starring series will move "90210" to a new slot. When it returns with the remaining episodes of its fifth season in early 2013, the "Beverly Hills, 90210" spin-off will occupy the Monday, 9 P.M. slot which is currently vacated by "Gossip Girl". "GG" itself will end its run on December 17.
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Rihanna Premieres Beautiful Visuals for 'Diamonds'

November 09, 2012 02:27:31 GMT


After releasing behind-the-scenes footage of her video shoot, R'n'B singing sensation Rihanna has premiered the official clip for "Diamonds" on Thursday, November 8. The video has a good mix of abstract and scenic images of the Barbadian beauty that are sure to make audience think.

"Diamonds" opens with foreboding shots of diamonds and Rihanna floating in a body of water. It then quickly shows flashes of the singer running and being chased by a mysterious pair of car headlights, images of fire, soldiers, and chaotic lights. These images then dissolve to RiRi's chic black-and-white song performance and beautiful widescreen shots of her in the middle of a deserted land with silhouette shots of black stallions.
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Report: Michael Arndt Already Penned Treatment for New 'Star Wars' Trilogy

November 09, 2012 02:14:38 GMT


Has "Star Wars Episode 7" found its screenwriter? While it hasn't tapped any director to serve behind the lens, the much-talked-about project reportedly has picked a leading candidate to pen its script and he's none other than Oscar winner Michael Arndt.

Vulture shares the words that the "Toy Story 3" scribe has already penned "a 40- to 50-page treatment" for the new "Star Wars" trilogy. He will likely become at least one of the screenwriters that will be hired by Walt Disney Pictures/Lucasfilm before the first chapter of the new trilogy kicks off its production in 2014.
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Ariel Winter's Mom Claims She Caught Her Daughter in Bed With Older Boyfriend


November 09, 2012 02:13:44 GMT


Ariel Winter was caught by her mother in bed with her 18-year-old boyfriend before they were entangled in a feud. Chrisoula Workman filed a police report about "suspicious circumstances, possible unlawful sex with minor" following allegations that she abused the actress.

"On 09-24-12, at approximately 2200-hours, she walked in the guest bedroom of her home and found her daughter, Ariel Winter Workman, in bed with boyfriend," read the report obtained by Celebuzz. "The informant (Chris) said the guest bedroom door was left wide open when she walked in." According to the mother, the Alex Dunphy of "Modern Family", 14, has been dating her boyfriend for approximately 5 months. She doesn't approve of their relationship and "has attempted to break them up because of their age difference."
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AMC Teams Up With Netflix to Resurrect 'The Killing'

November 09, 2012 01:43:51 GMT


"The Killing" might not be dead after all. AMC, which canceled the show back in July, is currently in talks with streaming giant Netflix to give the critically-acclaimed series another season, Deadline reports.

According to the site, the yet-to-be-finalized deal would be a result of producer Fox TV Studios' relentless effort to keep the show alive. Additionally, executive producer Veena Sud pitched a third season premise that pleased AMC.
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First 'World War Z' Trailer: Brad Pitt Saves the World From Zombie Attack

November 09, 2012 01:25:25 GMT


"World War Z" finally unleashes its first trailer for audience's viewing pleasure. Featuring Brad Pitt as a loving family man, the promo video is also jam-packed with intense scenes as the world is all of a sudden occupied by millions of zombies.

It's unclear where those undead creatures are coming from, but they are seen flocking the streets and flowing from every corner of the city just like a flood. Pitt is tasked with a nearly impossible duty to fight those countless zombies. "Tell the kids I'm coming back," so he says to his on-screen wife as he gets ready to go on his mission.
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Man Claimed Charlie Sheen Threatened to Shoot Him

November 08, 2012 17:56:59 GMT


A man claimed Charlie Sheen threatened to shoot him to death with a Super 90 semi-automatic shotgun. A police report has been filed with the Los Angeles Police Department on October 18 by the actor's former associate.

The man admitted to have fallen out with Sheen recently. He suspected that Sheen will murder him after reading a text message that the actor sent to their mutual friend in which Sheen said, "I'll blow his head off with my Super 90." The man is deathly afraid that Sheen was serious about his threat.
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Taylor Swift Still in Contact With Conor Kennedy Despite Split

November 08, 2012 17:41:40 GMT


There is no bad blood between Taylor Swift and former boyfriend Conor Kennedy. The country superstar reportedly is still in contact with him after their romance crashed down last month. She even plans to attend the annual Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights' Ripple of Hope Awards Dinner.

According to New York Post's story, Taylor keeps in phone contact with Conor and remains very close to the Kennedy family. She will be honored in front of them, possibly including Conor, at the December 3 gala held at the Rat the Marriott Marquis in Times Square.
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Carly Rae Jepsen Accused of Stealing 'Call Me Maybe' From Ukrainian Singer

November 08, 2012 17:20:32 GMT


A Ukrainian singer claimed Carly Rae Jepsen stole her Christmas song "Hunky Santa" and made it "Call Me Maybe". However, Jepsen flatly denied the allegation, saying through her representative that she is a songwriter who doesn't listen to a lot of Ukranian radio.

Aza filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles via her lawyer Barry Rothman, asking for unspecified amount of damages. "I'm shocked and surprised that these people wanted to sample my lyrics on their song," she told TMZ. "They didn't ask me for permission, they just took it. That's why I filed this lawsuit. When I first heard it on the radio, I was driving and almost got into an accident. I couldn't believe what I was hearing."
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Ke$ha Is Sexy Cult Leader in 'Die Young' Video

November 08, 2012 17:02:06 GMT


Ke$ha plays a seductive cult leader in her new music video "Die Young". Some scenes in the "TiK ToK" hitmaker's video were PG-13 including the time dancers cavort her body and her writhing on bed wearing only a fur top.

"It's about me being a cult leader at the end of the world," Ke$ha told Capital FM. "Everybody else is kind of scared and hiding, and we are running around like wild people, making out with each other and taking over a small border town in Mexico, and the federalis are after us because we're so wild!" The video ends with Ke$ha facing the authorities who have their guns drawn.
 
 
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