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December 22, 2012

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Rolling Stones' Ronnie Wood Marries Sally Humphreys

December 22, 2012 11:16:41 GMT


Ronnie Wood is officially a married man for the third time at the age of 65. The guitarist of The Rolling Stones tied the knot with his much-younger fiancee, theater producer Sally Humphreys, Friday, December 21 at a private ceremony taking place at the Dorchester Hotel in London.

The guests included Sir Paul McCartney and his wife Nancy Shevell. Serving as the best man was Ronnie's Faces bandmate Rod Stewart who came with wife Penny Lancaster. The groom's three grown children Jesse, 36, Leah, 34, and Tyrone, 29, were also there to be part of the special day.
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The 10 Hottest New Music Acts of 2012

December 22, 2012 05:59:13 GMT


2013 is fast approaching. Music industry gets more and more competitive each year as many fresh faces showcased their talents during the past 12 months. Those budding artists have made the game even more dynamics and interesting to watch than it has already had. In honor of those rising stars, AceShowbiz compiles 10 out of the many as a 2012 throwback.

Based on their impressive achievements that include chart success and award wins, the likes of Carly Rae Jepsen, PSY, One Direction and Frank Ocean get highlighted as the most significant newbies this year. Already making a good start this year, these breakthrough musicians still have a long road ahead of them to continue shining in the years to come.
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Calvin Harris Premieres 'Drinking from the Bottle' Video

December 22, 2012 05:48:12 GMT


Singer-songwriter and DJ Calvin Harris' releases the music video of his "Drinking from the Bottle" track which also features English rapper Tinie Tempah. The storyline of the clip is an unexpected accompaniment to the radio-friendly track, where Harris writes about life's excesses through his lyrics.

"Drinking from the Bottle" is written by Harris in collaboration with Patrick Okogwu, James F. Reynolds and Mark Knight. It is the sixth official single taken from Harris third studio album "18 Months" released in October 2012 via Fly Eye, Columbia, Deconstruction Records and Sony UK.
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Kelly Osbourne Shows Off Her Hot Bod in Frilly Bikini After Weight Loss

December 22, 2012 05:25:40 GMT


Kelly Osbourne feels good about her slimmed body. Losing more than 60 pounds after routine workouts, the 28-year-old judge of "Fashion Police" flaunts her new hour-glass figure in a frilly hot-pink bikini as she poses for the new edition of Cosmopolitan Body. She also talks about her body transformation in the interview session.

"Working out is not fun, I'm not going to lie and say it is. I sweat my arse off and I'm miserable for the hour that I'm doing it but when I'm done, I feel amazing," she remembers. "There's no quick fix and it does take a long time. It drives you mad when you see someone eating chips when you can't have any, but it's so worth it."
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'How I Met Your Mother' Is Renewed for 9th Season, Jason Segel Gets Turned Around


December 22, 2012 05:18:55 GMT


Good news has been shared for fans of CBS' comedy "How I Met Your Mother". Deadline breaks the news that the sitcom has secured its 9th season order, though the network and the studio remain tight-lipped about the happy news until now.

The decision reportedly was made during the last minutes after Jason Segel planned to depart from the series. Deadline said that "the cast deals closed after hard work by agents and managers and lawyers and executives and after an 11th hour turnaround of Jason Segel who was set on bailing."
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Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston Inspire New Las Vegas Musical


December 22, 2012 05:10:55 GMT


Along with the King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley, King of Pop Michael Jackson and the Grammy Award-winning diva Whitney Houston are going to Vegas via a musical called "The Man". The late music icons are the inspiration for the new musical, that will shed the light on how young artists with a dream become superstars.

The story will be told through the eyes of a talent manager and will focus on Jackson but will likewise draw inspiration from the three icons' experiences. "We want this project to be a compelling, gritty, entertaining tale, that tells the story of the price of fame in a new way," co-producer Mark Lamica announced. Lamica, who has worked with Jackson's late manager, Frank Dileo, added, "This is a fictional template and story that, with some variation, fits a number of global celebrities."
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Picture: Taylor Swift and Harry Styles Go Skiing in Utah


December 22, 2012 04:55:02 GMT


Taylor Swift and Harry Styles continued to spend some quality time together. The 23-year-old country/pop singer was spotted at the Canyons Resort in Park City, Utah with the One Direction boybander for a holiday ski trip on December 21.

The sighting was informed by a fellow visitor who quickly posted a picture as a proof. Keeping themselves warm in jackets and snow caps, the young couple was seen enjoying a lunch together. They were reportedly joined by her brother Austin.
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John Legend Writes Song for 'Django Unchained' Soundtrack

December 22, 2012 04:39:44 GMT


R'n'B artist John Legend was working in a London recording studio with British songwriter/producer Paul Epworth for his next album set to be released in May 2013, when the 33-year-old singer was inspired to write a song for Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" soundtrack. "I had been reading about the film, very early on when it was in development, and I knew I wanted to write something for it," Legend revealed in an interview with Rolling Stone, saying that the award-winning director did not ask him to write it.

The soundtrack to the upcoming Western film includes tracks by its lead actor, Jamie Foxx, rapper Rick Ross, R'n'B singers Anthony Hamilton and Elayna Boynton, Italian composer and conductor Ennio Morricone and Elisa Toffoli, as well as a James Brown - Tupac Shakur mashup. It also marks Tarantino's first collaboration with artists to produce original songs for his film.
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Iron Butterfly's Bassist Lee Dorman Died at 70

December 22, 2012 04:19:33 GMT


Iron Butterfly's bassist Lee Dorman has passed away. He was found dead by cops at his home in Orange County, California on Friday, December 21, sitting in his car.

The musician, who reportedly had history of heart problems, is believed to have been died of natural causes as police did not suspect any foul play. He was 70.
News > Movie News

First 'Scary Movie 5' Trailer Pokes Fun at 'Paranormal Activity 4'

December 22, 2012 04:12:20 GMT


Hot on heels of report about Lindsay Lohan's drama during the production of "Scary Movie 5", the horror spoof film now premieres its very first trailer. Coming out via MTV, the sneak peek is jam-packed with hilarious scenes that poke fun at "Paranormal Activity 4".

Ashley Tisdale and Erica Ash are seen having some live chatting via Internet, when Ashley suddenly screams in front of her laptop after seeing a mysterious figure in her house. Ashley then seeks for professional help to get the supernatural figure out of her house by calling a man who looks like Leonardo DiCaprio's Dom Cobb from "Inception".
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Tate Stevens Talks His 'X-Factor' Win, Wants 'Cool' Collaboration With Jason Aldean


December 22, 2012 03:53:26 GMT


Those who thought 13-year-old Carly Rose Sonenclar will win "The X-Factor (US)" were surprised by country music singer Tate Stevens, who won season 2 of the high-rating TV reality singing competition on December 20. Once a highway worker before joining "X-Factor", Stevens was mentored by songwriter and record producer L.A. Reid.

In an exclusive interview with JustJared, Stevens talked about his win, his plans and his upcoming debut album. He spoke about winning over Carly, how he was confident throughout the competition but then also getting nervous especially during finale night. He listed Wednesday performance nights as his favorite moment of the season.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Randy Travis Enters Not-Guilty Plea to Assault

December 22, 2012 03:41:43 GMT


Randy Travis pleaded not guilty to simple assault charge stemming from an altercation in the parking lot outside Prestonwood Baptist Church at 6801 West Park Boulevard last summer. In a municipal courtroom in the Dallas suburb of Plano on Friday, December 21, the 53-year-old country music singer insisted that he didn't pick a fight.

Travis' lawyer Peter A. Schulte told Reuters he's "absolutely not guilty of this crime." The attorney added, "He was actually being a good Samaritan at the time, stepping in to save two women from being assaulted." The singer himself didn't make any comment other than, "Don't believe everything you see and hear. Merry Christmas, have a happy and healthy New Year. God bless."
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Kristen Stewart 'So Excited' to Return to 'Snow White and the Huntsman' Sequel


December 22, 2012 03:25:19 GMT


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Kristen Stewart shares happy news to her fans by confirming that she will return to "Snow White and the Huntsman" sequel. Speaking to IndieWire, the "Twilight Saga" beauty admits that she's super excited to come back to the twisted fairy tale film franchise, though it is still unconfirmed who will direct the follow-up movie.

"Oh, it's gonna be f***in' amazing," the brunette beauty enthuses. "No, I'm so excited about it, it's crazy. I'm not allowed [to talk about it]. The other day I said that there was a strong possibility that we're going to make a sequel, and that's very true, but everyone was like, 'Whoa, stop talking about it.' So no, I'm totally not allowed to talk about it."
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Demi Lovato Sparks Rumor of Her Exit From 'The X Factor (US)' on Twitter

December 22, 2012 03:01:25 GMT


Now that the current season of "The X Factor (US)" has come to an end, question on which judge(s) is going to come back arose. With L.A. Reid previously confirming his exit from the singing competition, it left Demi Lovato and Britney Spears to that question. Although there's no official word just yet, the former has already sparked rumor she's not returning next year.

Demi, 20, expressed her gratitude for the supports her fans gave during the season and the experiences she had with the other judges in a series of tweets that seemed to be her way to say goodbye. "I'm thankful for this experience I've had on The X Factor USA this year," she wrote. "And my fans... You are family. I LOVE YOU SO MUCH!!! Thank you for watching and supporting me on The X Factor USA."
News > Movie News

Zachary Levi and Jim Sturgess In the Running to Lead 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

December 22, 2012 03:00:20 GMT


"Guardians of the Galaxy" might be close to find its lead. Variety shares the words that Marvel Studios has narrowed its shortlist into two frontrunners to play Peter Quill. They are none other than Zachary Levi and Jim Sturgess.

For those who are unfamiliar with Quill a.k.a Star-Lord, the character leads a group of alien superheros including Rocket Raccoon, Groot, Drax the Destroyer and Gamora to protect the solar system from an evil force. They come from the future and another dimension. In Marvel comics, the Guardians also work with The Avengers to protect the universe.
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Madonna Angers Fans Who Watched Her Chile Concert

December 22, 2012 02:46:48 GMT


After berating a small crowd of cigarette-smoking fans during the pre-show soundcheck for her Chile concert, Madonna once again antagonized her fans in Chile when her concert at the Estadio Nacional in Santiago City started 2 hours late from the announced 9:30P.M. set time. It was also shorter by 40 minutes as compared to the other performances in her top-grossing "MDNA" concert tour. The Material Girl had earlier threatened to cancel her show during the soundcheck if the cigarette-wielding fans did not stop smoking while in her presence.

"Hello, Santiago, thank you for your patience," Madonna said as she welcomed the crowd of about 36,000 to the Chile stop of her "MDNA" tour. The concertgoers had braved the horrible weather and traffic as freak storm had befallen the South American city on the day of the concert, only to be disappointed, first by the 2-hour delay, then by the show having ended 40 minutes earlier than the pop singer's other tour performances.
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'Spartacus' Season 3 Promos Highlight the Rebels and the Romans

December 22, 2012 02:33:14 GMT


Starz has unveiled promo videos for the third and final season of its hit series "Spartacus". The first one is titled "The Rebels", focusing on the tension between the titular hero and his camp. Writer Steven S. Deknight is seen explaining how the group often have arguments amid the stressful war and their fights usually turn ugly.

The second promo, meanwhile, is called "The Romans". It highlights the richest man in the Roman Republic, Marcus Licinius Crassus and his hunger for power and respect, as explained by Deknight. Simon Merrells, who plays the villain, describes Crassus as an ambitious man who wants to claim "military glory" by defeating Spartacus.
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'GMA' Weatherman Sam Champion Married His Longtime Partner


December 22, 2012 02:30:25 GMT


Sam Champion was married to Rubem Robierb. The weatherman on "Good Morning America" and his longtime partner said their "I do's" at an intimate 10-minute ceremony officiated by N.Y. State Supreme Court Justice George J. Silver at the former's NYC apartment.

Congratulations were soon pouring in from their family, friends and fans. "THANK YOU FOR ALL the LOVE," 51-year-old Sam tweeted. His Brazilian-born groom Rubem as equally thrilled as he showed off their wedding bands in a Twitter picture with a caption, "Now we are officially married."
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Ryan Gosling Tries to Be a Good Dad in First 'Place Beyond the Pines' Trailer

December 22, 2012 01:58:26 GMT


"The Place Beyond the Pines" has debuted its first trailer, which boasts dramatic scenes involving Ryan Gosling as a man who is forced to take a responsibility for fathering a son from his girlfriend. Gosling gives his convincing performance as he tries to be a good dad for his baby, but decides to do it in a wrong way.

Gosling plays Luke, a motorcycle stunt rider and habitual loner who works for a traveling carnival, roaming from town to town. After reuniting with his sometime girlfriend Romina (Eva Mendes), Luke discovers that he has fathered a son.
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Ashton Kutcher Files for Divorce From Demi Moore a Year After Their Split

December 22, 2012 01:37:19 GMT


Ashton Kutcher officially submits a legal request for dissolution of marriage, more than a year after his estranged wife Demi Moore announced their separation. He filed for divorce in Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday, December 21 under the name of Christopher A. Kutcher.

The "Two and a Half Men" actor, who is currently romancing his former "That '70s Show" co-star Mila Kunis, is citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for their split. Date of the separation is to be determined and property rights of each are to be worked out later.
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Report: Lindsay Lohan Refused to Film Kissing Scene With Charlie Sheen for 'Scary Movie 5'

December 22, 2012 01:26:26 GMT


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Another drama involving Lindsay Lohan from the set of "Scary Movie 5" has emerged. This time around, TMZ reported that the troubled actress refused to do a kissing scene with Charlie Sheen allegedly because his mouth grossed her out.

LiLo was expected to shoot a bedroom scene with the former "Two and a Half Men" star, but the actress declined to do the scene due to her co-star's wild partying past. It's unclear as to why LiLo was so paranoid about locking lips with Sheen, but sources said that both stars "had to sign releases that they didn't have cold sores."
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'The Walking Dead' Gets Season 4, Loses Showrunner

December 21, 2012 19:20:59 GMT


"The Walking Dead" has just been given a four season order. AMC announces that they have renewed the zombie apocalypse drama for another season but reveals that season 2 and 3 showrunner Glen Mazzara will not be back in his post.

"Both parties acknowledge that there is a difference of opinion about where the show should go moving forward, and conclude that it is best to part ways. This decision is amicable and Glen will remain on for post-production on season 3B as showrunner and executive producer ...AMC is grateful for his hard work. We are both proud of our shared success," AMC said in a statement.
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Taylor Swift Buying House in England Close to Harry Styles'

December 21, 2012 19:03:55 GMT


It looks like Taylor Swift is looking forward to get even closer to current boyfriend, Harry Styles. The country star reportedly has started looking at properties in Cheshire, England where Styles' parents live.

Swift allegedly fell in love with the area after visiting the family last week. "Harry and Taylor are crazy about each other," a source told Radar Online. "They just got back to LA together, after sharing a week-long vacation in England. While they were in the UK, they had a chance to drive up to Harry's mom's place in Cheshire and Taylor fell in love with the gorgeous countryside."
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Report: Rita Ora Cheated on Rob Kardashian With Jonah Hill

December 21, 2012 18:49:09 GMT


The third person in Rita Ora and Rob Kardashian's relationship has been identified. Turns out Kardashian found out that Ora was cheating on him with "Moneyball" star Jonah Hill and then dumped her.

"Rita spent the night with Jonah during a trip to New York," a source told Us Weekly. Ora and Hill allegedly met a club in the city in November and left the place together. "I heard she cheated, but I don't know," reality star Nyasha Zimucha said in a video for Us Weekly.
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PSY's 'Gangnam Style' Reaches 1 Billion Mark on YouTube

December 21, 2012 18:17:17 GMT


PSY is celebrating a new milestone achieved by his widely popular song "Gangnam Style". The song's music video officially became the most watched YouTube clip of all time when it hit the massive 1 billion views only six months after it was posted on July 15 this year.

The South Korean pop star himself could not believe that he would reach that number. "I can't compare it to anything else!" he told MTV News with a laugh. "In 2012, I experienced so many things; it's been a tremendous year, but to accomplish this, it's really something that stands out. Because it all began with YouTube, and to have [the video] reach 1 billion views ... I don't think even I can break that record!"
News > Celebrity Gossip

Carly Rose Sonenclar's Family Pissed at LeAnn Rimes' Comment


December 21, 2012 18:01:33 GMT


LeAnn Rimes has angered Carly Rose Sonenclar's family for throwing the "The X Factor (US)" contestant under the bus. The 13-year-old's mother could not believe that Rimes said Sonenclar was "nervous and had trouble hitting the right notes" when they sang a duet of "How Do I Live".

Rimes' performance on Tuesday, December 18 night was panned by Twitter users who claimed she looked drunk. The singer's representative then told TMZ that the duet was awkward because "I was trying to help this 13-year-old girl who was having some trouble with the song."
 
 
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