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November 24, 2012

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'ANTM' Judge Rob Evans Turns Himself In to Police

November 24, 2012 16:56:46 GMT


Rob Evans, famous for being one of the judges of "America's Next Top Model" and Tyra Banks' rumored boyfriend, has turned himself in to police after learning that there's a warrant for him. The former boxer is charged with felony assault.

Lieutenant Lincoln Hoshino said a warrant for Evans was issued in connection with the assault that took place at Next Modeling agency offices in Beverly Hills on March 14. He allegedly beat another man so badly that the guy ended up in the hospital, sources told TMZ.
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Actress and Audiobook Enterpreneur Deborah Raffin Dies of Leukemia


November 24, 2012 06:25:49 GMT


Hollywood is in sorrow as one of its actresses, Deborah Raffin, passed away on Wednesday, November 21 at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. She was 59 years old. According to her brother, William, the actress had been battling leukemia for a year.

Some of the Dove Books-on-Tape founder's friends pay tribute to her on Twitter. Book author Dakota Cassidy tweeted on Friday, November 23, "Deborah Raffin died? Damn. Blessings to her family."
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Justin Bieber Presented With Diamond Jubilee Medal by Canadian PM

November 24, 2012 06:11:39 GMT


Justin Bieber has been honored with a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal and he collected the award on Friday, November 23. He received the medal from Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Ottawa, Canada ahead of his concert at Scotiabank Place.

PM Harper took to Twitter to address the encounter. "Was happy to present @justinbieber with a Diamond Jubilee Medal today," he wrote and posted a picture of him shaking hands with the teen pop idol. The Biebs himself hasn't posted anything on his Twitter about the honor.
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Lindsay Lohan: My Relationship With Samantha Ronson Is Toxic

November 24, 2012 05:50:12 GMT


Three years after breaking up with Samantha Ronson, Lindsay Lohan opens up why their relationship didn't work although they loved each other deeply. In an interview with Us Weekly as part of press tour for "Liz & Dick" promo, she explains that what they had was "toxic."

"I need to love myself first before I could be with anyone else, and I was going through a lot. Two toxic people cannot be together. End of story. We're friends now. That's how it started so I think that's how it was meant to be," says the actress who plays Elizabeth Taylor in the TV movie.
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'Dallas' Star Larry Hagman Died at 81 After Losing Battle Against Cancer

November 24, 2012 05:46:29 GMT


Larry Hagman, who's well known for his antagonist role as a cunning oil baron J.R. Ewing in 1980s classic soap opera "Dallas" that continued in a 2012 version, has passed away in a Dallas hospital after losing his courageous battle against cancer. He was 81.

"Larry was back in his beloved Dallas, re-enacting the iconic role he loved most," the family said in a statement. "Larry's family and close friends had joined him in Dallas for the Thanksgiving holiday. When he passed, he was surrounded by loved ones. It was a peaceful passing, just as he had wished for. The family requests privacy at this time."
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'iCarly' Stars Tweet Gratitude to Fans as Series Finale Airs


November 24, 2012 05:16:10 GMT


After five years and six seasons, "iCarly" pulled down the curtain for the last time on Friday, November 23. As viewers bid farewell to their beloved show and characters, the stars of the teen show took to Twitter to thank fans for their support all this time.

"I want to thank you guys for all your support. You've been the most amazing fans ever," Miranda Cosgrove tweeted while promoting the last episode which aired starting at 8 o'clock that night. The title character depicter wrote in another post, "#iGoodbye Thanks for the worldwide trend! :)," after fans flooded Twitterverse with their posts about the series finale.
News > Movie News

'Les Miserables' Mesmerizes New York Audience in First Screening

November 24, 2012 05:15:59 GMT


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"Les Miserables" has joined the list of 2012 movies which have been highly-praised by critics and dubbed a potential awards contender. The musical movie directed by Tom Hopper was screened for the first time to a New York audience on Friday afternoon, November 23 and it received critical receptions followed by long standing ovations. Critics quickly deemed the film the best musical pic after "Chicago", which won the Oscar for Best Picture in 2002.

To the audience, Hooper admitted that he'd just finished the movie during his first Thanksgiving meal on November 22. He said, "I'm grateful that I finished it [the film]... I'm grateful to the thousands of people who have been on this journey, particularly the wonderful cast... and I'm grateful to Victor Hugo[who wrote the novel upon which the Broadway play upon which the film is derived], who unfortunately can't be with us."
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Snooki Celebrates Twenty Fifth Birthday and Son's First Thanksgiving

November 24, 2012 05:02:16 GMT


Things definitely look more somber and quiet for "Jersey Shore" star Snooki as she celebrated her 25th birthday at home with nearly three-month-old son, Lorenzo. The reality TV show mom also has one more thing to be excited about and that is her son's first Thanksgiving celebration.

Snooki posted adorable photos of her and baby Lorenzo via Instagram on Thursday and described him as her "favorite birthday gift." The once wild-partying, club-hopping, and booze-laden celebrity now spends more time at home to cuddle up with her cute bambino.
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Octomom Celebrates Thanksgiving With Children After Completing Rehab

November 24, 2012 04:33:26 GMT


Nadya Suleman a.k.a. Octomom has been back home just in time for Thanksgiving after completing her 30 days of rehab stint. The mother of four daughters and ten sons had a Thanksgiving dinner together with her children on Thursday, November 22.

In a series of photographs, the porn star is featured getting help from her father, Doud Edward Suleman, to serve Thanksgiving dinner to her fourteen children. The family had a whole ham, apple sauce, and stuffing minus turkey for the dinner, TMZ has learned.
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Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart Spend Thanksgiving With His Family in London

November 24, 2012 04:13:32 GMT


Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart are going strong. The couple, who briefly broke up after she was revealed cheating on him with married director Rupert Sanders, enjoyed a Thanksgiving holiday in his hometown of London.

Instead of spending some quality time with her family in the States, Kristen took a break to reconnect with Robert's family. They were spotted standing in line at Heathrow airport on Friday, November 23 for a flight back to New York.
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Carrie Underwood Unveils Evocative Scenes in 'Two Black Cadillacs' Video Teaser

November 24, 2012 04:01:59 GMT


Country singer Carrie Underwood gave out some spooky vibes as she unveiled her "Two Black Cadillacs" music video teaser on Black Friday. The clip, which shows a lot of moody and sinister scenes, will have its premiere January 2013.

Foreboding piano chords, slow-motion effects, knowing stares, black-and-white wide shots of skies and a cemetery all help drive the chilly mood of the one-minute teaser. It shows a seemingly vengeful Underwood lurking in the corners and behind a black Cadillac as she stalks a presumably unfaithful lover.
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Miley Cyrus Gets Fancy Makeover in First 'So Undercover' TV Spot

November 24, 2012 03:47:13 GMT


First TV Spot for "So Undercover" has been dropped online. Before transforming her hair into that famous peroxide blond pixie cut, Miley Cyrus got herself another makeover as seen in the video. She is seen getting transformed from a boyish and unkempt FBI agent into a hot-looking college girl who is adored by many guys.

When the FBI hires her to go undercover at a college sorority, Miley's Molly Morris 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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Ex-BBC Boss Testifies at Inquiry on Canceled Investigation of Jimmy Savile Scandal

November 24, 2012 03:44:26 GMT


Former Director General of BBC, Mark Thompson, appeared before a closed-door inquiry led by Nick Pollard in London on Friday, November 23 on BBC scandal. He's expected to testify in an aborted investigation into a sexual abuse case against the late Jimmy Savile.

Thompson, who is currently serving as the president and chief executive of The New York Times Company, answered questions about his knowledge in Savile scandal. He's also expected to give evidence in the "Newsnight" aborted investigation into Savile sexual abuse allegations.
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Susan Boyle to Get Biopic Treatment From Fox Searchlight

November 24, 2012 03:18:06 GMT


"Britain's Got Talent" sensation Susan Boyle will get herself a big screen treatment. Her life story has officially been acquired by Fox Searchlight, which aims to create a biopic about the English singer which will be combined with the story of famous U.K. musical play "I Dreamed a Dream".

Per Deadline, the studio plans to mix Boyle's story and "I Dreamed a Dream" into a re-imagined film version of the musical. Fox Searchlight's Lucas Webb tells the site that the movie is designed to be "a sensitive and honest biopic with music." The project still hasn't locked its director and scribe, but it will be the studio's "front and center."
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Rebecca Black Returns With New Video 'In Your Words'


November 24, 2012 03:16:13 GMT


Teen pop singer Rebecca Black has unveiled her new clip for the track "In Your Words" on Friday, November 23. The 15-year-old recording artist presents her mature and mellow sound in the new single and has the matching pensive and emotive visuals to go with the lyrics.

The video starts off with an easy guitar and drum rhythm as Black is seen going over a bunch of old letters, writing on her journal, and lazily walking around her huge abode. The singer then gets into the heavy break-up lyrics of the song while playing the piano and then jumping to visuals of her holding a black marker.
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Chris Brown and Drake Cleared of Criminal Charges in Bar Brawl Case


November 24, 2012 03:03:52 GMT


Chris Brown and Drake won't be charged in a bar fight involving them last summer at the W.i.P hotspot. According to TMZ, cops conclude investigation into the physical altercation between the two love rivals' entourages due to lack of evidences.

Investigators couldn't determine how the fight broke out and who initiated it because footage captured on the surveillance camera was too dark and blurry. Also, all interviews conducted by the authorities to question the witnesses were considered inconclusive.
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Coldplay to Go on Hiatus for Three Years

November 24, 2012 02:30:59 GMT


Expect Coldplay to be under the music radar for quite a long time. The band announced that they would be taking a three-year break from music activity during their Wednesday, November 21 concert in Brisbane, Australia.

Frontman Chris Martin suddenly made the announcement to his concert audience and said that they wanted the night's performance to be their best ever since the group intended to take a long hiatus from music and performing. Huffington Post quoted Martin as saying, "This is the last big show for three years or so...I don't want to stop."
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Miley Cyrus Gets Rescued Pig From PETA for 20th Birthday


November 24, 2012 02:30:04 GMT


Miley Cyrus has gotten a special present from PETA on her 20th birthday, which falls on Friday, November 23. The largest animal rights organization in the world has sponsored a rescued pig named Nora to honor the "So Undercover" actress on her birthday. The pig has found a new home at Kindred Spirits Sanctuary in Florida.

"PETA knew that sponsoring a rescued pig was the perfect birthday present for a young woman who spends so much time encouraging others to help animals," PETA Executive Vice President Tracy Reiman explained. "From promoting animal adoption to speaking up for cows who suffer on dairy fams, Miley never stops letting her millions of fans know what they can do to make the world a kinder place."
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Ang Lee Compares Making Risky 'Life of Pi' to 'Brokeback Mountain'

November 24, 2012 02:09:10 GMT


Back in 2005, when Ang Lee released gay cowboy film "Brokeback Mountain", people thought that the Oscar winner did a risky work due to the theme of the movie. However, Lee himself admitted that the Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal-starring film was nothing more risky and more difficult than his latest creation, "Life of Pi".

Speaking to Reuters, the Taiwan-born filmmaker claimed that "Pi" was his most difficult filming experience so far. "Oh yes," he stated. "And it was also the longest... there was the technical difficulty and then it is a big movie. And it was across continents, I finally decided to shoot most of it in Taiwan, but we also had to go to India to shoot for two to three weeks. Because you can't fake Pondicherry, and Munnar. And then we have scenes in Canada."
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Halle Berry's Fiance Olivier Martinez Spotted at Liquor Store After Fistfight With Gabriel Aubry


November 24, 2012 01:54:59 GMT


While Gabriel Aubry went to jail following his dramatic Thanksgiving fight with Olivier Martinez, Halle Berry's fiance continued his everyday activities without a hitch. He was pictured making an early-morning stop at a liquor store in Los Angeles on Friday, November 23.

Olivier was spotted dropping by Gil Turner's Fine Wine & Spirits without his actress fiancee and her 4-year-old daughter Nahla in tow. Sporting a swollen hand, the 46-year-old actor sported a casual number that consisted of jacket and denims. He concealed his face under a baseball cap.
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Larry A. Thompson Says Oprah Winfrey Film Will Be the 'Most Fascinating' Biopic

November 24, 2012 01:49:35 GMT


While gearing up for the premiere of "Liz & Dick", Larry A. Thompson is working on his next project. Two years after he first announced a planned Oprah Winfrey biopic, the film producer is currently shopping the upcoming TV movie to networks and is still in the hunt for a scribe.

"We have a fantastic take on her life, and we're talking to networks now, as we speak, and we're interviewing writers right now, too," he gives some updates on the project when talking to Entertainment Weekly. He further gushes, "I think it will be the most fascinating biopic I've ever done."
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The Beatles' First Audition Tape to Be Auctioned in London

November 24, 2012 01:49:33 GMT


The Beatles' first audition tape, which was recorded in 1962, will now be put on auction in London on November 27. The 10-song demo was originally recorded at Decca studios in Northern London but was rejected by its executives and will now be on sale with bids starting at $29,000.

Original band members, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Pete Best, went from Liverpool to London to arrive at Decca studios on New Year's Eve 1962 and record a demo tape in the hopes of getting signed by the record label.
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First Set Footage of 'Horns' Teases Daniel Radcliffe's Evil Actions

November 24, 2012 01:34:54 GMT


A first on-set footage of Daniel Radcliffe's upcoming thriller "Horns" has gone online. Coming out via Entertainment Tonight Canada, the video gives a few first glimpses at Radcliffe in his action as a devilish young man with horns sprouting out from his forehead.

There's a scene where Radcliffe is mobbed by reporters who want to interview him. The "Harry Potter" actor then tells those journalists to fight one another and the one who wins can have an exclusive interview with him. In another scene, there's a glimpse at a burned down hotel, possibly as a result of Radcliffe's evil power.
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Naked Lady GaGa Caught 35 Fans in Her Garage

November 23, 2012 18:32:25 GMT


Lady GaGa's Thanksgiving night was interrupted by some intruders who broke into her house. On Twitter, the "Cake" singer revealed the bizarre experience of her catching 35 fans hiding in her garage while she was trying to find a late night snack.

"Monster fact when Gaga is asleep try to break into the garage, sing loud as possible, + ring the doorbell repeatedly ...happening now ...bad kids," GaGa recounted the events. "Thanksgiving story: woke up for leftovers in kitchen (naked) - stumbled on security camera revealing 35 monsters in my garage... why... I love u."
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ITV1 Renews 'Downton Abbey' for Fourth Season

November 23, 2012 18:06:57 GMT


"Downton Abbey" is here to stay. The award-winning British drama has been renewed for a fourth season by ITV1 and will return on screen in autumn 2013 with eight new episodes, and a Christmas special this year end.

"We're thrilled to welcome back a drama series that has become a much anticipated part of all our lives every autumn and achieved success around the globe," Laura Mackie, Director of Drama at ITV, said. "Creator, writer and executive producer Julian Fellowes and the production team, led by Gareth and the producer Liz Trubridge, never rest on their laurels and have exciting plans for the fourth series."
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Lil Wayne to Retire From Rap and Concentrate on Sports


November 23, 2012 17:35:48 GMT


Lil Wayne is making retirement plans from the music industry, saying upcoming album "Tha Carter V" will be his last effort. He opened up to MTV News on Wednesday, November 21 of his dream of being a sports analyst after years of rapping.

"I know y'all want me around for a little bit, [but] Carter V is my last album," Wayne revealed. "Man, I've been rappin' since I was 8 years old. I'm 30 now, man. That's a long time, man." He added, "When I love to do something, I'm fully focused on it and it only. And music sometimes is not that 'it'."
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NFL Ditches Bradley Cooper 'Rich Eisen' Interview Last Minute

November 23, 2012 17:04:39 GMT


In fear of sending the wrong message, NFL Network has ditched a planned segment on "Rich Eisen Thanksgiving Special" that features "Silver Linings Playbook" stars Bradley Cooper and Chris Tucker. The movie's producer Harvey Weinstein called the move "censorship".

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's office made the last minute changes after Eisen's team had taped the segment and acquired approval. "The segment was pulled because the movie included content related to gambling on NFL games," a rep of NFL said in a statement. They were referring to Robert De Niro's character who is a part-time bookie.
 
 
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