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November 21, 2012

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'The Bachelor' Debuts First Promo of Season 17 Starring Sean Lowe

November 21, 2012 09:02:53 GMT


ABC recently launched the first promo of "The Bachelor" season 17 during the 2012 American Music Awards and "Dancing with the Stars". For those who missed it, the video has now landed online via YouTube.

Sharing the video link is none other than executive producer Robert Mills, who gushed on Twitter, "behold the new #Bachelor promo and Sean in all his shirtless glory!!" The video indeed features Sean Lowe shirtless with the backdrop of a mountainous view. His interaction with the girls and some surprises are also teased in this sneak peek.
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Lindsay Lohan Has No Regret for Troubles She Has Gone Through

November 21, 2012 08:56:19 GMT


Lindsay Lohan has no regrets for all the legal troubles and drama in her life. In an interview with US Weekly's reporter Jennifer Peros for the magazine's newest issue, she opened up, "I [regret] nothing, because then I wouldn't have been able to cry in scenes at the drop of a hat."

"I have it tattooed: LIVE WITHOUT REGRETS. I'm not saying I wanted to go to a jail cell, but I've drawn all of it," she added. The "Ugly Betty" beauty went on sharing, "I want to be known as an actress, not a troublet starlet. People can think what they want, and the only thing I can do is prove them wrong."
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Eric Stonestreet on His AMA Appearance: 'I Was Not Drunk! I Was Tipsy! There's a Difference'

November 21, 2012 08:53:34 GMT


Actor Eric Stonestreet certainly gave the media and online community something to talk about after his appearance at the recently concluded American Music Awards 2012 on Sunday night did not quite go so well. The "Modern Family" actor looked like he spent too much time with the bottle that night, which made viewers criticize him for being drunk on stage.

Stonestreet was quick to defend himself, though. The 41-year-old Emmy Award-winning comedian clarified on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on Monday that he might have taken some drinks that night but he was certainly not drunk. He also had an awkward moment as presenter when he played keep-away with it with Taylor Swift's Country Female of the Year statuette.
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Chris Hemsworth Dishes on Thor and Jane's Relationship in 'The Dark World'

November 21, 2012 08:42:07 GMT


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Chris Hemsworth is still busy filming "Thor: The Dark World", but he kindly takes time to do some interviews and share some tidbits on the highly-anticipated film. Speaking to MTV News, the big brother of Liam Hemsworth lets fans of "Thor" know what will happen to the Asgardian demigod and his girlfriend Jane, who is played by Natalie Portman in the movie.

Chris says that there will "definitely" be a significant progress in Thor and Jane's relationship in the sequel. "For Thor and Jane, there are some unanswered questions now, since obviously he didn't stop in and catch up with her in 'Avengers'," the Australian hunk elaborates. "Thor might have some explaining to do in this one."
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Nicki Minaj Suffers Nip Slip on Live TV Again

November 21, 2012 08:18:17 GMT


Nicki Minaj may need to check her look thouroughly before making appearance on live TV. The "Super Bass" hitmaker has suffered wardrobe malfunction several times before and she once again left very little to the imagination as she had a nip slip on BET's "106 & Park: Inside The Rappers Studio with Nicki Minaj".

In the special airing Monday, November 19, the Young Money femcee was promoting her new album "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded - The Re-Up". She was clad in a skimpy decorated bra, which apparently couldn't contain her breasts, accidentally exposing her left nipple. She wasn't aware of it and continued talking about the album.
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R. Kelly to Bring 'Trapped in the Closet' to Broadway

November 21, 2012 07:55:13 GMT


R. Kelly has announced that he is currently working on a theater adaptation of his hip-hop opera "Trapped in the Closet" and plans to make it a Broadway hit. The singer made the revelation at the screening of the new chapters of his wacky epic opus at New York's Landmark Sunshine Theater on Monday, November 19.

After the screening and during his Q&A session, the "I Believe I Can Fly" hitmaker said that he had received an offer from Broadway to do a Broadway version of the viral saga. He also answered questions whether or not he would appear on the Broadway version. "Some of the cities, I can't guarantee all of them, and that's what's being negotiated right now because it takes a lot of time to do these chapters - I'm the only one in the studio writing these chapter," he explained.
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'Teen Mom 2' Star Jenelle Evans Announces Engagement to Courtland Rogers

November 21, 2012 07:02:27 GMT


"Teen Mom 2" star Jenelle Evans is engaged to boyfriend of two months, Courtland Rogers, and the two are wasting no time in planning their wedding. Twenty-year-old Evans made the announcement on Monday, November 19 via her Twitter account and showed off her diamond ring in an Instagram photo.

"I said yes," gushed Evans on her Twitter wall. "There is a huge reason why we'r getting married so fast but too touchy of a subject. But I do love him to death," added the reality TV star.
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Suspicious White Powder Sent to Khloe Kardashian at 'X Factor' Studio

November 21, 2012 07:02:17 GMT


Khloe Kardashian has been targeted by a blackmailer. On Tuesday, November 20, a letter containing suspicious white powder was addressed to the reality TV star at CBS Studios, where "The X Factor (US)" is filmed.

FBI Public Affairs Specialist Laura Eimiller confirms that FBI, LAPD and L.A. Fire responded to a report of the suspicious package. "The item was field tested with negative results," Eimiller states, adding that FBI is investigating the case.
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Selena Gomez Becomes the Style Ambassador for Adidas NEO

November 21, 2012 06:56:53 GMT


Selena Gomez has nabbed a new gig. The pop singer is now the style ambassador of Adidas NEO label, Adidas has announced in a statement. It declares, "As adidas NEO Label's new style ambassador, Selena will inspire teens with the label's fresh looks through a three-year partnership until the end-2015."

Selena will make appearances for NEO in major markets in 2013 and 2014. She will share its latest news, designs, and collections on her social networks. Moreover, she will be the icon of NEO's seasonal campaigns under its "Live Your Style" positioning, beginning with Spring/Summer 2013 to debut in February next year.
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New Adventurous Trailer for Bryan Singer's 'Jack the Giant Slayer'


November 21, 2012 06:48:05 GMT


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Bryan Singer's fantasy pic "Jack the Giant Slayer" releases an adventure-packed new trailer. Nicholas Hoult plays the titular protagonist, who risks his life to save a pretty princess in a land above the sky which is filled with ferocious giants. It also features the iconic bean tree of classic tale "Jack and the Beanstalk", which the movie is based on.

The film, which was originally known as "Jack the Giant Killer", tells the story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once lost, forcing the young man, Jack, into the battle of his life to stop them.
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Christina Aguilera and Blake Shelton Premiere 'Just a Fool' Duet on 'The Voice'

November 21, 2012 06:06:49 GMT


Barely out from the swarms of praises for her recent American Music Awards performance, powerhouse singer Christina Aguilera hit the stage once again, this time on "The Voice". On the November 19 episode of the show, Aguilera shared the limelight with co-mentor Blake Shelton as they gave a simple yet classy rendition of the track "Just a Fool", taken from Aguilera's newest studio set "Lotus".

The two coaches did not have a battalion of back up dancers nor elaborate sets to help them out with their performance as it was obvious that they wanted to make it all about the song's romantic vibe and smooth country-pop influence.
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Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne Apologizes Over Grenade Incident in Airport

November 21, 2012 06:02:33 GMT


Wayne Coyne, the frontman of The Flaming Lips, tweets a picture of himself giving a peace sign with his hand after he sent TSA agent into panic when a grenade was found in his travel bag. "Sorry Sorry Sorry!! Everyone that was inconvenienced because of my grenade at OKC airport!!" he wrote.

Wayne was about to fly to Los Angeles from Rogers airport in Oklahoma City when the airport officials found the grenade at the security checkpoint. The 51-year-old rocker claimed that he accidentally packed the device in his luggage and that it was given to him by a friend at a party as a joke.
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'Machete' Producers Threaten to Kill 'Machete Kills' With Lawsuit

November 21, 2012 06:01:49 GMT


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An attempt to prevent "Machete Kills" from seeing the light of day has been made by the producers of the original "Machete" film. Per Deadline, Overnight Productions which produced the 2010 hit has filed a lawsuit on Tuesday, November 20, aiming to cut ties with director Robert Rodriguez's Quick Draw Productions over the rights of the sequel.

Overnight seeks to terminate an April 2012 agreement with Quick Draw. Through the agreement, Overnight granted Rodriguez the rights to helm another actioner revolving around the rogue Mexican Federale. The rights would revert back to Overnight owner Rick Scwartz. The production company is seeking $2 million in damages.
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Madonna Puts Her Upper West Side Home on Market for $23M

November 21, 2012 05:54:40 GMT


Madonna is selling her Harperley Hall apartment located in the upper West Side for a reported $23.5 million. The news comes just a few months after she unloaded her $28 million French Country-style mansion, which she bought while she's married to Guy Ritchie in 2003.

According to a listing information provided by Brown Harris Stevens, Madge's pad is a duplex on the fifth and sixth floor of a building at West 64th Street and Central Park West. It stands in a 6,000 square feet property with 6 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms.
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'The Voice' Sends Home Two More, Christina Aguilera Has Only One Protege Left

November 21, 2012 04:42:33 GMT


"The Voice" latest double elimination left Christina Aguilera with just one member remaining. After losing Adriana Louise last week, the "Your Body" songstress had to bid goodbye to her other protege, Sylvia Yacoub, on Tuesday night, November 20.

Sylvia wasn't the only one who got the bad news as Bryan Keith of Team Adam Levine was also sent packing. The Maroon 5 frontman still has two members remaining, Melanie Martinez and Amanda Brown.
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Daniel Craig Jokes on Not Wanting Kristen Stewart as Bond Girl: 'No, She's in 'Twilight' '

November 21, 2012 04:28:29 GMT


Kristen Stewart recently said that she'd love to be a Bond girl someday, but that didn't sound like a good idea for the James Bond depicter himself, Daniel Craig. In a recent interview with Australian radio show "The Kyle and Jackie O Show" to promote "Skyfall", the British actor jokingly said that he didn't hope K-Stew would be his next leading lady in a 007 film.

"No, she's in 'Twilight'," so the blue-eyed thesp said with a straight face when asked what he thought if Kristen's cast as Bond babe. Noticing that he might be too harsh with his comment, the husband of Rachel Weisz quickly clarified that he didn't mean anything bad and explained that he said it because his film was competing with "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part II" on this week's box office.
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Son of The Hollywood Reporter's Founder Apologizes for Hollywood Communist Witch Hunt

November 21, 2012 04:22:02 GMT


W.R. Wilkerson III comes clean with The Hollywood Reporter's "dark past." In the latest issue of the publication, the son of THR's founder Billy Wilkerson issues a formal written apology on behalf of his late father, 65 years after the father ran a Hollywood anti-communist campaign that ruined careers of many talents in the movie industry.

"It's possible, had my father lived long enough, that he would have apologized for creating something that devastated so many careers. On behalf of my family, and particularly my late father, I wish to convey my sincerest apologies and deepest regrets to those who were victimized by this unfortunate incident," he said in a statement.
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Alicia Keys Teams Up With Maxwell on New Sultry Track 'Fire We Make'

November 21, 2012 04:13:21 GMT


Superstar singer, keyboardist, and songwriter Alicia Keys dishes out yet another awesome track, "Fire We Make", from her much-awaited fifth solo studio album, "Girl on Fire", which is set for release on November 27. This time, Keys teams up with neo soul musician Maxwell who adds that extra sexy "umpf" to the song.

The single definitely raises temperatures even in its first few lines where Keys goes into sultry twirls and vocal gymnastics. Even without actual lyrics being sung yet, listeners will surely be holding their ears close to their speakers to hear more of what is to come from the song.
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Paris Hilton and Lil Wayne's Collaboration 'Last Night' Leaks Online

November 21, 2012 03:58:20 GMT


Just when curious listeners thought they would never have a chance to check out Paris Hilton's "Last Night" after the famous hotel heiress broke off with boyfriend and celebrity DJ Afrojack, the song finally makes it way through the Internet for fans to lay their ears on. The club track gets some extra raunchy raps from Lil Wayne's explicit lyrics.

Hilton's swing at the popularity of club tracks and dance mixes kicks off with a quite soothing delivery of the lines, "I can't believe what we did last night / I wanna say, 'Oh my God, that was so much fun' / I'll never forget it, telling everyone about last night."
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Ang Lee Discusses Making the Unfilmable 'Life of Pi'

November 21, 2012 03:42:02 GMT


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Many critics have given positive early reviews for Ang Lee's "Life of Pi". Despite the growing chorus of critical praises, director Lee opened up that the film was actually something he refused to direct at first. The Taiwan-born filmmaker used to think that Yann Martel's "mind-boggling" novel was too unfilmable.

"For what it was, it was way too expensive to make, if it was filmable at all," so the Oscar winner told USA Today. "Everything put together, it was like the number pi, irrational. If you know the business, there were a lot of no-nos."
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Rihanna Apologizes to Disappointed Journalists in 777 Tour

November 21, 2012 03:41:23 GMT


Rihanna has offered her apology to 150 neglected and disappointed journalists, who have been coming along with her during 777 Tour to promote her new album "Unapologetic". The R&B singer talked to the group of journalists in Boeing 777, RiRi's 777 Tour jetplane, when they almost reached the final location of the tour, New York City.

"Guess what, we made it! This has been an experience that I will never ever forget. I barely slept. My sleeping was all done on this plane," the "We Found Love" hitmaker stated. "I want to thank everyone for making this trip the s**t. I want to see the naked Australian!" she referred to an Australian journalist, who went nude to express his frustration concerning RiRi who was unavailable for any interview during the flight.
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Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick NOT Getting Engaged


November 21, 2012 03:15:03 GMT


Recent rumor that Kourtney Kardashian has taken her relationship with father of her two children, Scott Disick, to the next level is a complete fabrication. Contrary to the cover story run by Star magazine, a Kardashian family source insists to E! News that the two E! reality TV stars are not engaged just yet.

Kourtney and Scott, who have been together for five years, are rumored getting engaged in Paris while they're filming their reality show. "We're all so thrilled they've finally decided to get engaged," his aunt Laurie Disick allegedly gushed to Star. "We're all so fond of Kourtney, and we wish them a long, happy marriage."
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The Rolling Stones Release New Video 'Doom and Gloom'

November 21, 2012 02:56:44 GMT


Legendary rock group The Rolling Stones continue to show off their sharply-fanged guitar riffs in the new video for the single "Doom and Gloom". The track is taken from the band's greatest hits album "GRRR!" released last November 12 and is their first recording together in seven years.

The video kicks off with a familiar opening riff from guitar god Keith Richards and Mick Jagger quickly jumps into the performance with his narration of a dream he had last night, which then starts a surreal series of disjointed clips from hard partying, airplane crashes, zombie encounters, and ending up in the ditch.
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'Dancing with the Stars' Sends Three Female Celebrities to Finals

November 21, 2012 02:53:10 GMT


As it's getting closer to finding its winner, "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars" sent two more contestants home on Tuesday, November 20. Following their performance in the semifinals, Apolo Anton Ohno and Emmitt Smith got the axe which means the race for the Mirror Ball Trophy is now down to three female celebrity contestants, Shawn Johnson, Melissa Rycroft and Kelly Monaco.

"It's a life-changing experience," Apolo said of the stint shortly before learning his fate. After the bad news was delivered, he stated, "This competition was hard from the beginning," praising his pro-dancer partner Karina Smirnoff as "a champion." He gushed, "I learned so much about her. She's taught me so much about myself."
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Fiery Motion Poster Released for 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

November 21, 2012 02:46:16 GMT


Though "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is still a year away from gracing theaters Stateside, Lionsgate Films premieres an impressive motion poster to build fans' anticipation to the release of the novel-adapted movie. Staying true to the title, the one sheet features an image of Katniss Everdeen's iconic Mockingjay pin with flames licking all over it.

Devoted fans of Suzanne Collins' "The Hunger Games" book series will soon realize that the image is indeed a modified version of the "Catching Fire" book cover. The one-sheet is similar to previous motion poster released for the first movie last year. However, the new one doesn't feature a time countdown slot that ticks closer to the release date of the film.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Ariel Winter Remains to Live With Older Sister, Children's Services Finds Evidence of Abuse

November 21, 2012 02:27:33 GMT


Ariel Winter will continue to stay with her older sister Shanelle Gray for the time being. L.A. County Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas decided in a November 20 ruling that placing the actress back in the care of her mom Chrisoula Workman was too risky, especially after Department of Children and Family Services submitted a report about the mother's abuse toward the daughter.

The children's services found evidence Ariel did suffer emotional abuse while she lived with her mother, but they called allegations of physical abuse "unsubstantiated." Meanwhile, a lawyer for Shanelle insisted they could be proven in a subsequent report. Regardless, the social workers at the department recommended that the sister be granted permanent guardianship of the 14-year-old star.
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NBC Wins November Sweep for First Time Since 2003, Gains More Viewers Than 2011

November 21, 2012 02:24:36 GMT


After almost a decade, NBC becomes the No. 1 network in this year's November sweep. It's the first win for the Peacock since it topped the adults 18-49 demo in November 2003. Averaging a 2.8 rating in the coveted demo, it wins 25 of 28 nights counted in the November sweep and rises 17% from last year in the same period.

"The fact we jumped from fourth [place] to first, and haven't been in this position in nine years, is really astonishing to all of us," says NBC Entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt of the achievement. "It feels great... there's a kind of intangible excitement in the building. I think it's infectious for our producers, our clients, our advertisers."
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New Beautiful Trailer for Star-Studded Animation 'Epic'

November 21, 2012 02:10:50 GMT


20th Century Fox drops a brand new trailer for its star-studded animation "Epic". While the first trailer didn't feature any dialogs, this new one reveals a host of new scenes complete with voices from some Hollywood A-listers. It also boasts more adventure scenes that are set against very beautiful and vividly-colored landscape.

In the video, a female protagonist, whose father seems to be a dedicated scientist, is seen accidentally dragged into a strange world in the jungle. Her body gets miniaturized and she also has an ability to communicate with some fantastical creatures, including a talking slug and a handsome tiny prince.
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Fiona Apple Drops South American Tour to Be With Her Dying Dog

November 21, 2012 01:54:55 GMT


Fiona Apple has canceled her South American tour dates due to her pet dog's worsening health condition. Apple made the announcement via her Facebook account on Tuesday, November 20 and wrote a very heartfelt open letter to her fans about her relationship with her pitbull Janet.

In the handwritten letter, the 35-year-old musician said, "Janet has been the most consistent relationship of my adult life, and that is just a fact. If I go away again, I'm afraid she'll die and I won't have the honor of singing her to sleep, of escorting her out. Sometimes it takes me 20 minutes to pick which socks to wear to bed. But this decision is instant. I will not be the woman who puts her career ahead of love and friendship ... I just can't leave her now, please understand."
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'Star Wars Episode 8' and '9' to Be Written by Lawrence Kasan and Simon Kinberg

November 21, 2012 01:45:57 GMT


Another juicy scoop about Disney/Lucasfilm's new "Star Wars" projects has been shared online just a few days before Thanksgiving. Deadline breaks the news that "Star Wars Episode 8" and "Star Wars Episode 9" might have found their screenwriters. The two scribes that are courted for the prestigious writing gig are Lawrence Kasdan and Simon Kinberg.

Shortly after the news is broken, The Hollywood Reporter's Borys Kit confirms via Twitter that both A-list writers have indeed sealed the deals with the studio. "Here's what I'm hearing on the Star Wars writers: not courting but that deals are closed. And they will also be producers. #StarWars," so he writes.
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First Look at 'Psycho' Prequel, 'Bates Motel'

November 21, 2012 01:39:11 GMT


A&E has unleashed the first photo from its upcoming series "Bates Motel". The image gives a first look at Freddie Highmore as teenage Norman Bates and Vera Farmiga as his mother, Norma. They sit on a field with the infamous motel in the distance.

A prequel to Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 film "Psycho", "Bates Motel" will explore "the formative years of Norman Bates' relationship with his mother, Norma, and the world they inhabit." Through the show, "viewers will have access to the dark, twisted backstory and learn first-hand how Norman helped forge the most famous serial killer of them all."
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Kelsey Grammer's 'Boss' Canceled After Two Seasons

November 20, 2012 19:11:06 GMT


Kelsey Grammer has not had much luck in his past few series. Starz has announced that they will not move forward with the comedian's new political drama "Boss" after two seasons. However, sources said that the series could be wrapped up with a two-hour movie.

"After much deliberation, we have made the difficult decision to not proceed with [a third season of] Boss," Starz said in a statement Tuesday, November 20. "We remain proud of this award-winning show, its exceptional cast and writers, and are grateful to Kelsey Grammer, [creator] Farhad Safinia and our partners at Lionsgate TV."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez Step Out for Dinner Again

November 20, 2012 18:37:26 GMT


Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez remained mum about the status of their relationship but they have been spotted together lately following the break-up rumor. The young couple stepped out for dinner in Los Angeles on Monday, November 19 night after a quick trip to hospital.

Bieber waited for Gomez inside his parked SUV while she went in to the facility in Los Angeles. Rumors soon spread that she was checking for pregnancy but they have been dismissed. Gomez went to get a strep throat infection checked out, TMZ said. Another version came from Extra that said Gomez's stepdad has bronchitis and she was making sure she had not caught the bug.
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Barbara Walters' Fascinating People List Revealed Partially

November 20, 2012 18:22:12 GMT


Barbara Walters has revealed her annual list of The Most Fascinating People. The talk show host had a mix of boy band, actors, author, politicians and Olympian this year.

One Direction, who were formed through British version of "The X Factor", were deemed one of the most exciting things that happened in 2012. Ben Affleck, who recently starred in and directed "Argo", was also picked along with Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, "Fifty Shades of Grey" writer EL James, Olympian gymnast Gabby Douglas, and actor/comedian Seth McFarlane.
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Rihanna Curses Out Her Band on Stage Over Technical Problems

November 20, 2012 17:52:20 GMT


Rihanna showed to audience at her 777 tour stop in London what a perfection means to her. The singer stopped and cursed out her band on stage when they did not perform up to par when she was singing "Where Have You Been".

The performance started off well, but Rihanna became increasingly bothered by the technical problems. Facing her band she ranted, "Alright, what the f**k. Stop this sh*t. What the f**k is that? Why is the track off from the band? This is the bullsh*t we deal with when we are just doing a random rock and roll tour with no rehearsal and sh*t."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Kevin Clash Hit by Second Underage Sex Lawsuit, Quits 'Sesame Street'

November 20, 2012 17:13:39 GMT


Story has developed that Kevin Clash had sex with not only with one but two underage boys. Following his accuser, Sheldon Stephens', persistence about the truth of their past relationship, a new accusation came from a second man by the name of Cecil Singleton.

Per TMZ, Singleton claimed that he had sex with Clash when he was 15 years old and the "Sesame Street" puppeteer was 32. Singleton, who is now in his 30s, said they met through a gay phone chat line back in 1993. "[Clash] trolled gay telephone chat line rooms to meet and have sex with underage boys," Singleton said.
 
 
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