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November 26, 2012

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Chris Brown's Rep Denies Protests Lead to South American Show Cancellation

November 26, 2012 09:16:48 GMT


A representative for Chris Brown has denied that protests forced the R&B star to back out from his South American show. The statement comes a few days after reports got published that Brown had canceled his headlining show in Guyana due to strong protests of women's rights group over his 2009 assault case on ex-girlfriend Rihanna.

The "Turn Up the Music" star was reportedly scheduled to headline a big show in Guyana's capital city, Georgetown, on December 26 but later on became uneasy when news about women's rights protesters in the area spread. According to show promoter, Hits & Jams Entertainment, protesters and opposition lawmakers made sure to issue a statement stressing that Brown was not welcome in the South American state, which then allegedly pushed the 23-year-old hip-hop performer to cancel his show in the city.
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'Revenge' 2.09 Preview: Betrayal and Another Victim

November 26, 2012 08:48:02 GMT


A relationship will end and another man will fall victim to the families' feud in an upcoming winter finale of "Revenge". A video tape uncovers that Ashley is having an affair with Conrad and she will face Victoria's anger.

It's not the worst thing that's going to happen to Ashley since Daniel will also catch her with an elder man. "You disgust me!" so Daniel yells at the girl, who has previously betrayed Emily in an attempt to gain the trust of Victoria.
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New Photos of Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges on 'R.I.P.D.' Set in L.A.

November 26, 2012 08:45:57 GMT


Robert Schwentke's "R.I.P.D." was back into filming in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday, November 25. A number of photos taken from the set have landed online, giving a new look at the film's leading actors including Ryan Reynolds, Jeff Bridges and Mary-Louise Parker.

Reynolds was spotted rocking an all-black ensemble and at one point he was seen getting into an old yellow "Service & Repair" car on the set. Bridges, meanwhile, sported a more Western look completed with a white cowboy hat, three-piece suit a la sheriff, and a gun holster. As for Parker, she looked pretty in a navy blue uniform paired with a long blazer and white boots.
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Scotty McCreery to Join Mariah Carey in Lighting Up Rockefeller Center


November 26, 2012 08:20:28 GMT


"American Idol" season 10 winner, Scotty McCreery, will join newest "Idol" judge and diva, Mariah Carey, in lighting the famous Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center in New York City. McCreery has just been added to a long list of entertainers appearing on the NBC television special, which airs on Wednesday, November 28 at 8-9 P.M. ET.

The two "Idol" personalities will make things brighter during the tree lighting ceremony alongside previously announced special guests such as "The Voice" mentor and record producer Cee-Lo Green, country crooner Trace Adkins, veteran singer Rod Stewart, singer-songwriter Victoria Justice, former "Voice" competitor Chris Mann, and Italian pop-opera trio Il Volo.
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Justin Bieber Explains 'White Trash' Outfit for a Meeting With Canadian PM


November 26, 2012 08:17:42 GMT


Justin Bieber slammed the press, which criticized his choice of outfit when receiving an award from Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. On Instagram on Monday, November 26, the Biebs shared a picture of an online news published by Daily Mail which headline read, "Would a suit hurt, Justin? Bieber branded 'white trash prince' after wearing overalls and baseball cap to accept prestigious award from Canadian Prime Minister".

Below the picture, he explained, "The picture of me and the Prime Minister was taken in a room in the area where i was performing at that day." He went on, "I walked straight from my meet and greet to him, if you 'Hayley' [the name of the reporter who wrote the news] expect me to have a change of clothes let a loan [sic] a suit at that specific time that's crazy."
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Chris Tucker Still Hopes for 'Rush Hour 4' Even Without Jackie Chan


November 26, 2012 07:48:51 GMT


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Will "Rush Hour 4" still happen after all? Though Jackie Chan has announced earlier this year that he would no longer do an action film, his co-star Chris Tucker is still confident that the fourth installment of the action-comedy film franchise will still move forward.

Speaking to E! News during the recent L.A. screening of "Silver Linings Playbook", Tucker said that making "Rush Hour 4" is "going to be a lot of fun." Though he knew his co-star refused to do another actioner, Tucker said, "I hope it happens. We need to do one more."
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Katt Williams Faces Lawsuit by Fans Over Failed Concert Performance


November 26, 2012 07:30:31 GMT


Katt Williams and show promoter Live Nation are facing a class lawsuit for allegedly failing to deliver a satisfying show to fans who wanted to see the comedian on his Oakland performance on November 16. The lawsuit, filed a day before Thanksgiving in Alameda County, CA, claims Williams' bizarre and aggressive behavior was the cause of the show's failure.

According to a report by TMZ, fan Brian Herline filed the lawsuit against Williams and his promoter on behalf of everyone who went to see the November 16 show only to go home disappointed and ripped off their money. In the lawsuit, fans claimed that they paid high-ticket prices to see Williams but the show was cut off abruptly after the rapper exhibited strange and uncontrollable aggressive behavior.
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Chris Brown Deletes Twitter Account After War of Words With Reporter Jenny Johnson


November 26, 2012 07:07:41 GMT


Chris Brown closed his Twitter account shortly after having a feud with entertainment reporter Jenny Johnson. The singer, who is busy promoting his fifth album "Fortune", felt offended when Jenny scorned him via Twitter.

It started on Sunday, November 25 when Chris posted a picture on Twitter with a caption, "I look old as f**k! I'm only 23...." Jenny then replied to it, "I know! Being a worthless piece of s**t can really age a person."
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Artist of the Week: Ne-Yo

November 26, 2012 07:05:30 GMT


Redeeming the so-so reception to 2010's "Libra Scale", Ne-Yo presents a fifth album, "R.E.D.", which has him returning to his core of melodic R&B. In a refreshing side, he embraces other music genres with a touch of pop, dance-pop as well as country.

After it was released on November 6 Stateside, the album landed on No. 4 of the Billboard 200 chart with 66,000 copies sold in its first week, exceeding the sales expectation by ten thousand. The sales number even put the latest effort by the 33-year-old artist atop the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.
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Kevin Feige: 'Iron Man 3' Will Not Be a 'Serious Movie'

November 26, 2012 06:46:57 GMT


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Despite the dark and gloomy tone boasted in the first trailer of "Iron Man 3", Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige reveals that the third armored hero film will not be a "serious" movie. Instead of focusing on the dark theme, Feige says that the upcoming flick will present some "very unique directions" that will include further exploration of Robert Downey Jr.'s Tony Stark.

"It's not a serious movie, but we seriously dig into exploring more of Tony," Feige explains what fans can expect from the third installment of the "Iron Man" film series. "The trick is just trying to make great movies. We try to make them all great, all different and all fresh. What you'll see in 'Iron Man 3' is some very unique directions that were taken."
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Nicki Minaj Blames Low Sales of 'Re-Up' to Walmart and Target


November 26, 2012 06:29:20 GMT


Rapstress Nicki Minaj is certain that Target and Walmart are to blame for the low sales of her newest effort "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded - The Re-Up". The album did not quite made the waves that it was expected to create during its November 19 release and it was all because the country's biggest retail stores refused to stock the album.

During her candid interview with Power 105.1, Minaj claimed that the low sales was a consequence of the fact that it was difficult to find a copy of the album on Target and Walmart. "It's hard to get the album because the stores basically said that the last few re-releases they had put out did not do well and they didn't want to take a chance," explained the Queen Barbz.
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Ke$ha's New Single 'Crazy Kids' Lands Online

November 26, 2012 06:13:15 GMT


Ke$ha's new track titled "Crazy Kids" got an unexpected early exposure on the Web when it leaked ahead of its scheduled December 4 launch. The song itself is included on the singer's sophomore album "Warrior" and it treats fans to a low-key, guitar-laden work from the "Die Young" artist.

"Crazy Kids" kicks off with a mellow and unassuming whistle, which then seamlessly transitions to the acoustic guitar riffs of the song and Ke$ha's Nashville-sounding country vocals. The 25-year-old dance singer then heads on to incorporate her more familiar rap verses and raunchy lyrics such as "I'm fresher than that Gucci/Them boys, they want my coochie/I say no, I'm no hoochie/Your homegirl hating, I say, 'Who's she?' "
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'The Walking Dead' 3.08 Sneak Peeks: Rick Attacks Woodbury

November 26, 2012 04:56:13 GMT


The unavoidable showdown between Rick and the Governor will finally take place in next week's episode of "The Walking Dead". The former sheriff and his group arrive in Woodbury to save Glenn and Maggie, but Daryl has a second thought about attacking the town where his brother Merle has been living.

Meanwhile, the Governor seemingly wants to get rid of Glenn and Maggie before Andrea notices her friends' existence in the town. As the people of Woodbury are thrown into uncharted territory, Andrea steps up and fights against the intruders.
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New 'Hobbit' Production Video: Peter Jackson Finalizing 'An Unexpected Journey'

November 26, 2012 04:40:14 GMT


Peter Jackson released his ninth production video for "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey". Focusing on the post-production stage of the highly-anticipated movie, the video sees what's going on inside Park Road Post where Jackson and his team have been spending most of the time recently to finish the final cut of the film.

Basically, the promo video sees the hectic atmosphere of the studio as the time ticks closer to the December 14 release of the first "Hobbit" pic. Everyone in the editing process, from the CGI to the sound departments, are seen working extra hard and abandoning their sleep to finalize the epic movie before its premiere.
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Beyonce Knowles, Miguel, Elle Varner Among Artists Honored at Soul Train Awards 2012

November 26, 2012 04:30:33 GMT


This year's Soul Train Awards honored works from top performers such as Beyonce Knowles, Miguel and Elle Varner at the ceremony taking place at Planet Hollywood Live in Las Vegas on Sunday, November 25. Celebrities in the R'n'B and Hip-Hop world including Ne-Yo and Fantasia Barrino also gave performances during the event.

Cedric the Entertainer hosted the evening's festivities, which awarded Beyonce with two trophies for Best R&B/Soul Female Artist and Best Dance Performance, and gave away the Best R&B/Soul Male Artist to "Kaleidoscope Dream" artist Miguel. Singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Elle Varner nabbed the Best New Artist award and also gave a wonderful and passionate performance of her song "Refill".
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Zack Snyder's Superman Might Be Part of 'Justice League' Film Project

November 26, 2012 04:07:21 GMT


Could Henry Cavill end up reprising his "Man of Steel" role in "Justice League"? In a recent interview with New York Post, director Jack Snyder allegedly hinted at the possibility of Cavill's Superman participation in the "JLA" film project, especially because "Man of Steel" is the first DC film set at Warner Bros. Pictures after Christopher Nolan concluded his Batman trilogy and box office bomb "Green Lantern" would likely be disregarded by the studio.

"I don't know how 'Justice League' is going to be handled. Honestly, I don't," Snyder stated carefully. However, the filmmaker stressed, "But 'The Man of Steel' exists, and Superman is in it. I don't know how you'd move forward without acknowledging that."
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'Once Upon a Time' 2.09 Preview: Regina and Mr. Gold Cast Spell on the Portal

November 26, 2012 03:44:20 GMT


It's a race to return to Storybrooke in the next episode of "Once Upon a Time". When the masters of evil, Cora and Captain Hook, join forces, Mary Margaret and Emma are forced to rely on themselves to find a way back home.

Emma is seen defeating Hook in a sword duel, but a bigger danger is awaiting on the other side of the portal. As Regina and Mr. Gold are desperate to keep Cora out, they put a plan into action that would kill anyone entering the portal, risking Mary Margaret's and Emma's lives at the same time.
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The Libertines' Pete Doherty Admits Secret Romance With Amy Winehouse

November 26, 2012 03:32:45 GMT


Pete Doherty couldn't hold back his tears when he acknowledged his romance with Amy Winehouse. The former co-frontman of disbanded rock band The Libertines wept as he confessed to Daily Mail, "This is difficult for me to admit. But yes it's true. Amy and I were lovers."

The vocalist of the band looked uncomfortable while disclosing his past. "I loved her then and, well, I still do today," he revealed. Recalling the last moments of their relationship, the "For Lovers" singer said, "But towards the end, as only lovers can, she became quite mean and cruel to me. She didn't suffer fools... and believe me, she had a mean right look."
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Carly Rae Jepsen's Sexy 'Curiosity' Video Leaks Online

November 26, 2012 03:28:55 GMT


The unofficial and unreleased music video for Carly Rae Jepsen's single "Curiosity" has leaked online recently and showed a rather seductive side of the young Canadian singer. The clip, which was reportedly shelved by Jepsen's producers who deemed it "too sexy" for her teenage devotees, has a quite mature theme that is a far cry from the singer's previous video releases.

The leaked clip finds Jepsen in a love affair and opens with her arriving at the driveway of a guy's home. She then enters into what appears to be a never-ending labyrinth of doors and hallways while looking extremely hot and seductive in a figure-hugging red dress. The 27-year-old "Call Me Maybe" hitmaker later on drops the red dress in exchange for a lingerie ensemble as she kisses her lover in the bedroom.
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Lindsay Lohan Compares Herself to Elizabeth Taylor: 'I've Never Been Drunk on Set, Ever'


November 26, 2012 03:13:57 GMT


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Lindsay Lohan revealed what made her feel confident to portray Elizabeth Taylor despite what critics said about her troubled personal life. Just in time for the release of "Liz & Dick" on Lifetime Sunday, November 25, Lindsay took time to share about her dramatic life experiences that related her to the late screen legend.

"Everything I've gone through made me ready to play Liz," so the 26-year-old actress told Us Weekly, referring to her incessant personal drama and legal troubles in the past few years. Admitting all her past troubles made her better as a person and an actress, the New York native insisted that at some points, she's more professional that Elizabeth Taylor herself.
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Report: Dan Stevens Not Returning to 'Downton Abbey' Season 4

November 26, 2012 02:47:48 GMT


"Downton Abbey" may be left by another of its members. According to The Sunday Express, Dan Stevens who plays Matthew Crawley will not return to the fourth season of the Julian Fellowes-created series.

"Dan Stevens isn't returning to the series. He will probably do the first episode of the fourth series, but that will be it," a source says. Stevens will reportedly also make appearance in the two-hour Christmas special, scheduled to air on ITV1 at 9 P.M. on December 25.
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The Rolling Stones Make Triumphant Comeback in London on Their 50th Anniversary Show

November 26, 2012 02:27:41 GMT


The Rolling Stones proved that real talent does not fade as they rocked out their audience during their Sunday, November 25 concert at London's O2 Arena. The show, which kicked off a series of performances celebrating the band's 50th year in the music business, was a triumphant event attended by an estimated 20,000 raving fans.

The two-and-a-half hour show opened with lead vocalist Mick Jagger covering The Beatles' classic "I Wanna Be Your Man". Things continued to fire up as lead guitarist Keith Richards and the rest of the blues-infused rock group performed an impressive repertoire of huge classics such as "Sympathy for the Devil", "Before They Make Me Run", and "Wild Horses".
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Tom Cruise Goes Military, Shuts Down Trafalgar Square to Film 'All You Need Is Kill'

November 26, 2012 02:04:26 GMT


Tom Cruise turned London's Trafalgar Square into a battlefield on Sunday, November 25. The 50-year-old actor shut down the tourist destination temporarily to shoot his latest sci-fi movie project, "All You Need Is Kill".

A number of on-set photos of Cruise in London have gone online, showing the New York-born star arriving at the location via a Royal Air Force helicopter. The "Mission: Impossible" actor was then spotted stepping on the set, being clad in a sleek green military uniform complete with aviator sunglasses.
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Jude Law Dating 'Dom Hemingway' Wardrobe Assistant

November 26, 2012 01:48:26 GMT


Jude Law is no longer single, if Daily Mail is to be trusted. According to the site, the British actor has been seeing wardrobe assistant Ellen Crawshaw, who works on upcoming movie "Dom Hemingway" in which he stars as the titular character.

Jude and Ellen reportedly started flirting when the production of the film began in October. "Jude and Ellen's romance is the talk of the set. It started last month when we were filming in France," a source dishes on the couple. "There was an instant connection and they'd been flirting but it didn't turn physical until the night we all went out for a cast and crew party just outside St Tropez."
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Grammy Winner Marcus Miller Hurt in Bus Accident

November 25, 2012 20:35:50 GMT


Grammy-winning musician Marcus Miller was involved in a bus accident in Switzerland on Sunday, November 25. The U.S. musician was injured in the accident that killed the bus driver.

Miller was traveling on the bus with ten members of his band from Monte Carlo in Monaco to Hengelo in the Netherlands. The German-registered private bus tipped over as it drove into a bend on the A2 highway near the town of Schattdorf in central Switzerland. It came to a rest on its side, police said via the Associated Press.
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Halle Berry to Seek Restraining Order Against Gabriel Aubry

November 25, 2012 20:00:41 GMT


Halle Berry and fiance Olivier Martinez are taking no chances for the safety of their family. The couple plan to go to court to seek restraining order against Berry's baby daddy Gabriel Aubry following the Thanksgiving incident that left both Martinez and Aubry battered and bruised.

The judge order that requires Aubry to stay away within 100 yards off Berry, Nahla and Martinez will expire on Tuesday, November 27. Through her lawyers, Halle will seek the extension of their protection for indefinite period of time, TMZ reported.
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Rihanna Posts Shirtless Pic of Chris Brown

November 25, 2012 18:12:49 GMT


It is no longer a secret that Rihanna and ex-boyfriend Chris Brown have been spending time together lately. Rihanna herself made the fact obvious by posting on Instagram, a picture of Brown shirtless and lying on a bed.

Although Brown's face cannot be seen, he was recognizable through his tattoos. "Dis [N-word] #BartObsessed," Rihanna wrote in companion of the picture, referring to the Bart Simpson-themed comforter that Brown was lying on top of.
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'Breaking Dawn Part II' Easily Wins Thanksgiving Weekend

November 25, 2012 17:58:01 GMT


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Thanksgiving gives favor to "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part II", which remains unbeaten although newcomers came rushing in to benefit from the long weekend. The final installment of the "Twilight" series easily won the Thanksgiving weekend box office with an estimated $64 million for a five-day tally.

"Breaking Dawn Part II" has now garnered $226.9 million in domestic box office, slightly ahead of the $220.8 million "Breaking Dawn Part I" took in on the same time frame last November. The latest vampire saga opened to $141.1 million last week.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Charlie Sheen Aids Lindsay Lohan in Her Tax Bill

November 25, 2012 17:26:51 GMT


"Anger Management" actor Charlie Sheen reportedly is trying to save Lindsay Lohan from the pit hole. The actor, who stars opposite the troubled actress in "Scary Movie 5", has just written her a check of $100,000 to help her cover tax debt.

While filming the horror spoof movie, Lohan allegedly told Sheen about her tax bill which amounts up to $233,904 in back taxes for 2009 and 2010. According to TMZ, Lohan's business manager received a check from Sheen last week.
 
 
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