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December 03, 2012

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Lindsay Lohan's Bank Accounts Seized by IRS to Pay Her Debt


December 03, 2012 12:29:14 GMT

List of Lindsay Lohan's problems keep getting longer. As if facing criminal charges is not enough, the on-screen daughter of Meryl Streep in "A Prairie Home Companion" now has an emergency financial situation. According to TMZ, IRS has seized all of her bank accounts.

LiLo reportedly owes the IRS $233,904 in unpaid federal taxes for year 2009 and 2011. She was allegedly given lenient time to settle her debt, but the IRS' patience was wearing thin when she still hadn't paid it despite buzzing news that she earned around $2 million this year alone.
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Report: Rose Byrne Dating Bobby Cannavale

December 03, 2012 09:14:38 GMT

Rumor has it, Rose Byrne has found a new guy. The lucky man is Bobby Cannavale, Us Weekly reported. A source told the magazine, "They've been dating for a few months. I think Rose is a good match for him."

The couple was snapped spending time together at the "Killing Them Softly" after party in New York City, on Monday, November 26. An eyewitness revealed, "They were sitting in a booth and he had his arm around her and they would kiss from time to time." The source added, "They definitely tried to keep a low profile and left at separate times."
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Kim Kardashian Becomes the Most-Searched Person on Yahoo! in 2012

December 03, 2012 08:52:42 GMT

Kim Kardashian is among the top 10 on 2012 Yahoo! Searches list. The "Keeping up with the Kardashians" star comes in the third place after terms "election" as the champion and "iPhone 5" as the runner-up. It makes her become the most-searched person throughout the past 12 months.

Vera Chan, Yahoo!'s web trend analyst, said Kim's "notoriety has kept her at the top." The buxom hottie becomes a constant hot topic due to her ongoing divorce battle with her estranged husband Kris Humphries , her high-profile romance with Kanye West and her E! reality series.
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The Killers Release Christmas Song 'I Feel It in My Bones' for Charity

December 03, 2012 08:35:25 GMT

The Killers have released their new holiday song titled "I Feel It in My Bones". The track, which can be streamed via Rolling Stone, is the band's seventh annual Christmas track and it will be available for download on iTunes starting Tuesday, December 4. Just like in the past years, all proceeds from the sale will be donated to global AIDS charity (RED), which raises awareness and funds to fight AIDS in Africa.

According to reports from Rolling Stone, the band recorded the track during their day off from their rigorous U.K. tour. The single also features singer/songwriter Ryan Pardey on vocals and is the follow up song to their 2007 Christmas single "Don't Shoot Me Santa". Pardey, who played the role of bad Santa in "Don't Shoot", also reprises his role in the new track.
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'Django Unchained' Amazes First Audience With Its Witty Humor and Brutal Actions


December 03, 2012 08:35:10 GMT

Over the weekend, Quentin Tarantino was introduced to its first audience sponsored by the Directors Guild of America. As expected, the spaghetti Western movie successfully amazed the viewers and quickly stirred awards chatter. Though critics were not allowed to publish their reviews yet, they already took to social media to share their positive comments on the movie.

As highlighted by /Film, most reviewers praised "Django" for presenting witty humor in between the violent scenes during the 2 hours 40 minutes runtime. Anne Thompson of Thompson on Hollywood wrote, "Django unchained is super violent spaghetti western w/ anachronistic songs. waltz & jackson steal it. All talk & action. 1st screening."
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Kristen Stewart and Tom Hanks Wow at 2012 Governors Awards Red Carpet


December 03, 2012 07:59:24 GMT

Kristen Stewart and Tom Hanks were among the actors who wowed at 2012 Governors Awards red carpet at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center in Los Angeles, on Saturday, December 1. Both were on hand to present honorary Oscars to prominent figures in movie industry such as D.A. Pennebaker, Hal Needham, George Stevens Jr. and Jeffrey Katzenberg.

Kristen donned a Talbot Runhoff lace dress with a plunging neckline. She paired it up with a long black tight shirt and Christian Louboutin black heels. Setting her wavy hair to the side in her signature do, she completed her look with Iwoman Ludyga Design bracelet. The Bella Cullen depicter in "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part II" attended the gala alone.
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'The Walking Dead' Unveils Season 3 Episode 9 Promo 'The Suicide King'


December 03, 2012 07:47:01 GMT

"The Walking Dead" had a lot of viewers sitting at the edge of their seats when it finished its mid season episode finale "Made to Suffer". Now, AMC has released a promo for episode 9 titled "The Suicide King". In the promo clip, fans get to see a lot of gunshots and what may happen to Daryl and Merle when the series goes back on air in February, 2013.

The short yet intriguing episode preview starts with the Governor walking through a chaotic and smoke-filled area with people running and screaming faintly in the background. There is general panic and a line from Glenn saying, "You and I can end this tonight," which hints at the idea of suicide in the title.
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Susan Sarandon Honors Pushpa Basnet With 2012 CNN Heroes Award

December 03, 2012 07:27:50 GMT

Susan Sarandon helped CNN present 2012 Heroes of the Year award to an inspiring woman from Nepal, Pushpa Basnet. The founder of Early Childhood Development Center was celebrated for her tireless effort since she was 21 to provide housing, education and medical care for children of incarcerated parents.

In Nepal where space is very limited in the few group homes affiliated with the government, kids of those inmates are forced to live in jail with their parents if no other guardians are found. In an effort to give the children a chance to live a normal life, Basnet, now 29, runs a home in Kathmandu and has helped more than 140 children in the process.
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'Revenge' 2.10 Promo Teases Reluctant Alliances and Reignited Romances

December 03, 2012 07:15:07 GMT

More intrigue is awaiting when "Revenge" returns to greet its fans in January. A sneak-peek at the tenth episode of the series' second season has been dropped online, teasing more intense conflicts that surround Emily's life.

Promising to give fans "just what you want," the anticipated outing will feature some "reluctant alliances" and a "revealing takedown" as hinted in the promotional video. Some "reignited romances" are also previewed in the clip as Emily and Daniel are seen getting close to each other again at some points.
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Video: Justin Bieber Performs 'Right Here' With Drake at Toronto Gig

December 03, 2012 06:41:51 GMT

Female fans screamed and shrieked their throats out when Drake suddenly appeared on stage to join Justin Bieber on Saturday, December 1 at the Roger's Center in Toronto. The show was part of Bieber's "Believe" tour and Drake's appearance was a dream come true for the rapper who had been hoping since childhood to perform at the venue originally known as the Skydome.

Bieber had a clever introduction for his fellow Canadian artist as he dropped his usual set list after the song "Die in Your Arms" and told the more than 60,000 sold-out crowd, "We're pretty close to home; I want to do a special song I haven't done on tour yet. Give it up from your hometown, Drizzy Drake." The two sang their duet track "Right Here", which is also included in Bieber's "Believe" set.
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'Les Miserables' Helmer Tom Hooper Is Willing to Direct a James Bond Film

December 03, 2012 06:26:14 GMT

After helming critically-acclaimed movies like "The King's Speech" and "Les Miserables", Tom Hooper admits that he's interested in directing a James Bond pic in the future. The English filmmaker opens up to Collider that serving behind the lens for a big franchise like 007 will be an honor for him.

"Oh I'd certainly be willing to talk about it," Hooper tells the site. "The 10-year-old in me would think there's probably no higher honor than talking about that... I think [Bond producers] Barbara Broccoli and Michael [G. Wilson] are making some really interesting choices about who they use at the moment, so I think they've reinvigorated that franchise in a brilliant way."
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Artist of the Week: Alicia Keys

December 03, 2012 06:17:47 GMT

Alicia keys comes back full force three years after she last busted the chart with "The Element of Freedom". The wife of producer/rapper Swizz Beatz is getting ready to make a notable entry on Billboard Hot 200 for the umpteenth time through her brand new studio album "Girl on Fire" that takes her fans on a new journey.

"These last three years have been the most in every way. The most newest, the most difficult, the most loving, the most dream-filled, the most breaking free," she gushed, "an entire crazy dynamic of lessons and emotions to grow into and claim. This whirlwind has definitely forced me to be who I am, to be free enough and brave enough to just not accept anything else-nor try to be anything else."
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'Game of Thrones' Teases First Look at Season 3 in Production

December 03, 2012 05:59:54 GMT

"Game of Thrones" is gearing up for a new, better, and bigger third season as seen on their behind-the-scenes video aired on Sunday, December 2 on HBO. The special first look at the show's season three filming included interviews with its cast and creators as they shot at different locations and executed various special effects and fight scenes. The feature also talked about newcomers in the show and other interesting story details fans should keep a watch on.

In the video, the fan-favorite stars talked about how excited they were to come back to shoot for the epic series. Based on the first look, "Game of Thrones" is really going to be something huge by the time it premieres on March 31, 2013 on HBO. The production boasts of massive detailed sets, elaborate production design, and an impressive and skillful production team headed by the men in-charge David Benioff and D.B. Weiss.
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Pictures of Mario Lopez and Courtney Mazza Getting Married Emerge on the Web

December 03, 2012 05:07:29 GMT

While waiting for Maria Lopez's wedding to get aired on TLC, fans can take a peek at the nuptials through some pictures that have made their ways on the internet ahead of the special program. The "Extra" host wore a tux, while his bride donned a white gown by Ines di Santo.

The couple of four years tied the knot on December 1 at the vacation home of pal Joe Francis in Punta Mita, Mexico with sunset beach view as the background. Their 2-year-old daughter Gia served as a flower girl, wearing a matching dress with her glowing mother.
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New 'The Hobbit' TV Spot Reveals First Look at Dragon Smaug

December 03, 2012 04:48:04 GMT

A very first glimpse at the Dragom Smaug in "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" has finally been unveiled in a new TV spot for the highly-anticipated movie. The dragon, played via mo-cap performance by Benedict Cumberbatch, is seen spreading its wings on the sky while spitting its fire breath as its wreaks havoc in a village.

"The Hobbit" itself follows the journey of Bilbo Baggins, who is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, which was long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached out of the blue by the wizard Gandalf the Grey, Bilbo finds himself joining a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior, Thorin Oakensheild.
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Chris Brown Back to Twitter After Vulgar Twitter Feud With Jenny Johnson

December 03, 2012 04:43:48 GMT

Team Breezy should be happy now. Chris Brown reactivated his Twitter account on Sunday, December 2, six days after his vulgar war of words against comedienne Jenny Johnson.

For his new bio, Breezy stated, "Keep it here for all things Chris Brown, updates from the tour and more... #CarpeDiem." So far, the "Don't Wake Me Up" hitmaker hasn't tweeted anything yet on the page. All of his previous tweets have been eliminated.
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DJ Khaled Premieres New Video 'Bitches and Bottles'

December 03, 2012 04:25:39 GMT

Rapper and record label owner, DJ Khaled, has premiered his new and star-studded clip for the track "Bitches and Bottles". The rap hit is taken from Khaled's latest album titled "Kiss the Ring" and has guest appearances from other hip-hop greats such as Lil Wayne, Future, T.I. , and Ace Hood. The video shows a lot of skin, skate stuff, and club-banging rhymes.

The "Bitches and Bottles" video is a straightforward shoot. The underground club scenes and abandoned warehouse set ups create an awesome location for the rappers to blurt out their rhymes and show off their hip hop moves. And when it comes to showing off, Weezy gets to showcase his Trukfit clothing line and pimped-up skateboard on the video. T.I., on the other hand, represents his Hustle Gang crew.
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David Letterman, Dustin Hoffman and Led Zeppelin Accept Kennedy Center Honors

December 03, 2012 04:16:04 GMT

David Letterman, Dustin Hoffman, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant received recognitions for their contributions in influencing American culture through art. The late-night comedian, the award-winning actor, and the surviving members of Led Zeppelin were joined by Chicago bluesman Buddy Guy and famed ballerina Natalia Makarova.

Those prominent figures in art got medallions courtesy of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, December 1 at a gala dinner hosted by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. They were also celebrated in a tribute show presented at the Kennedy Center Opera House with Mr. President and First Lady Michelle also in attendance.
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Hal Needham and Jeffrey Katzenberg Honored With Academy's Honorary Awards

December 03, 2012 04:05:13 GMT

Before throwing its annual prize-giving event in February next year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences gave away its Governors Awards on Saturday night, December 1. The recipients of the honorary Oscar were documentary filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker, legendary stuntman Hal Needham, the American Film Institute founder George Stevens Jr., as well as DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg.

Among the presenters of the prestigious event were Tom Hanks, Will Smith, Quentin Tarantino, Sidney Poitier and Steven Spielberg. Hanks and Smith presented Katzenberg with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian award, which was given to philanthropist Oprah Winfrey in 2011.
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Shania Twain Returns on Stage in Las Vegas After 8 Years

December 03, 2012 03:39:26 GMT

She might have been under the music radar for eight years, but country singer Shania Twain proved that she still has the magic to sway an audience. On December 1, Twain got standing ovations during her comeback show at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas as she presented a flashy number complete with elaborate costumes, amazing theatrical lights effects, and dance moves only a true diva like her could execute.

The show, which aptly titled "Shania: Still the One" and which kicked off the singer's two-year residency in the venue, featured Twain on top of a robust and shiny motorcycle and dangling in the air on three-meter long wires while wearing a tight-fit catsuit. Obviously amazed and excited over her comeback, fans immediately gave a standing ovation to the performer even before she could sing her first song for the night.
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Seth MacFarlane to Guest Voice in Season Premiere of 'The Simpsons'

December 03, 2012 03:34:26 GMT

Comedian and "Family Guy" creator, Seth MacFarlane, is set to do a guest voice appearance in the long-running animated hit "The Simpsons". MacFarlane will voice a married man who falls in love with Marge Simpson as they share a common interest over a TV show called "Upton Rectory". The episode titled "Dangers on a Train" is the show's 25th season premiere in 2013.

MacFarlane's guest voice stint is a welcome turn of events for the actor, writer, and director. The two animated shows both air on Fox, and "Family Guy" has already featured Dan Castellaneta, the voice of Homer Simpson, in a recent episode.
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George Lucas on His Role in the New 'Star Wars': I Don't Really Have Much to Do

December 03, 2012 03:22:33 GMT

Though he has passed his leadership on LucasFilm to Kathleen Kennedy, George Lucas would still be involved in the making of "Star Wars Episode 7". Speaking to Access Hollywood, the creator of the world's famous space saga opened up about his duties as a "consultant" for the much-talked-about Disney/LucasFilm movie project.

"[If the filmmakers ask], 'Who's this guy?' I can tell them," so Lucas told the site when attending the Governor's Awards over the weekend. "I mean, they have a hundred encyclopedias and things, but I actually know a lot. I can say, 'This is this and this is that'," he elaborated further about how he would lend his helping hand for the filmmakers of the new trilogy. "Basically I'm not - I don't really have much to do."
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Milkshake Promoter Denies Kim Kardashian's Bahrain Visit Was Met With Protests

December 03, 2012 03:07:08 GMT

Sheeraz Hasan, Kim Kardashian's visit promoter in Bahrain, slammed news that Kim's coming to Bahrain was highly confronted by Sunni Muslims. He claimed that the socialite was very well welcomed by Bahrain's people on Twitter on Sunday, December 2.

The Millions of Milkshakes promoter tweeted, "WHAT PROTESTS?? Kim Kardashian loved by the people of Bahrain & wants to return!!" He also shared a video link, which features the "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star attending the milkshake launching. In the video, she greets her fans, and is highly admired by them.
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'Once Upon a Time' 2.10 Preview: Fearsome Rivalries Will Clash

December 03, 2012 02:50:14 GMT

A sneak peek at the tenth episode of "Once Upon a Time" season 2 has been uncovered. The promo video teases some clashes between Captain Hook and Rumpelstiltskin as the two rivals are seen engaging themselves in a sword battle. At one point, Hook is also featured getting punched in the face by his rival.

Also teased in the preview is a "family secret" that will be revealed in the upcoming outing. Not only that, but it also promises to see how the evil will take a stand as the show comes back to grace the small screen early next year. Looking more fearsome than ever, the Evil Queen is seen returning to spread more terror.
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Pictures: Taylor Swift and Harry Styles Spotted on a Date in Central Park

December 03, 2012 02:29:22 GMT

Romance rumors surrounding Taylor Swift and Harry Styles get louder after the two were spotted taking a stroll at Central Park Zoo in New York recently. The 22-year-old country/pop singer and the 18-year-old boybander seemed to enjoy each other's company.

Taylor and Harry were seen engaged in conversation throughout the outing. They were joined by his stylist Lou Teasdale, her fiance Tom and their baby Lux. At one point, she sat next to the One Direction member with the kid on her lap while chatting with him.
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Taylor Swift, will.i.am and More Artists Perform at KIIS Jingle Ball

December 03, 2012 02:06:04 GMT

Music giants Taylor Swift and will.i.am took the stage to perform some of their most loved hits of the year at 102.7 KIIS FM's Jingle Ball held at L.A.'s Nokia Theatre on Saturday, December 1. The two artists joined a long list of top performers such as Ne-Yo, Jonas Brothers, OneRepublic, and Ellie Goulding.

will.i.am came out as a big surprise for radio listeners as he replaced previously confirmed guest performer Maroon 5 that night. Earlier announcements from the station informed fans of a surprise guest which turned out to be the superstar rock band. However, on the night of the radio concert, frontman Adam Levine was stricken by a bad case of strep throat and could not make it to the show.
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Box Office: 'Breaking Dawn II' Still Rules, 'Killing Them Softly' Flops


December 03, 2012 01:34:12 GMT

For the third week in a row, "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part II" claims the top spot on North American box office. Grossing an estimated $17.4 million, the final installment of the famous vampire movie series rakes in a total domestic cume of $254.5 million since it was released Stateside last November 18.

A week after Thanksgiving, this weekend's box office is dominated by holdovers. Sam Mendes' "Skyfall" stays on the runner-up spot with around $17 million for a total gross of $246 million. Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" holds on the third place with an estimated $13.5 million for a total of $83.6 million.
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Lindsay Lohan Refuses to Go to Rehab After Arrested in Nightclub Catfight


December 03, 2012 01:00:54 GMT

Lindsay Lohan has reportedly been urged to check into rehab following her arrest after she got into a physical altercation with another female in a NYC club. TMZ reports that her friends believe going to rehab might help her win her favor with the judge.

LiLo was recently hit with charges on two different cases. In New York, the Elizabeth Taylor of "Liz & Dick" was charged on third degree misdemeanor assault and is expected to appear in court face formal charges at a January 7 arraignment.
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LeAnn Rimes Makes Brandi Glanville Mad by Calling Stepsons 'My Boys'


December 02, 2012 17:17:58 GMT

LeAnn Rimes and her husband Eddie Cibrian's ex-wife are still not in peaceful term. Rimes exchanged war of words on Twitter with "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Brandi Glanville over the children from Glanville and Cibrian's marriage.

The war began on Friday, November 30 when Rimes tweeted, "Flying out with my boys in a few hrs. Love that it's a family tour weekend. It's always more fun when they are with me." The country singer/actress was heading to Oregon over the weekend with Cibrian and his sons Mason and Jake.
 
 
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