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January 08, 2013

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Rapper Freddy E Tweets About Despair Before Committing Suicide

January 08, 2013 09:37:08 GMT

Overcome with depression, rising hip-hop star Freddy E went on Twitter to talk about taking his own life before shooting himself. This was the latest discovery after the 22-year-old artist was found dead inside his Seattle apartment. Kings County medical examiners have declared that the rapper died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
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David Bowie Releases New Single and Album After a Decade-Long Hiatus

January 08, 2013 09:00:02 GMT

World-renowned artist David Bowie returns to the spotlight after ten years of absence by releasing new single "Where Are We Now" on January 8. That same day, which happened to be his 66th birthday, Bowie gave his multitude of fans a surprise treat by announcing that a new album "The Next Day", his first album since 2003's "Reality", was set to be released on March 12.
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Premiere Date and New Trailer for Syfy's Action Series 'Defiance'

January 08, 2013 08:57:22 GMT

Syfy made use of the TCA winter press tour to promote its upcoming show "Defiance". During its panel on Monday, January 7, the network announced that the 12-episode season of the sci-fi series would launch Monday, April 15 at 9 P.M. with a two-hour premiere.
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Secures Major Role as 'Cocky Gambler' in 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For'

January 08, 2013 08:39:48 GMT

Joseph Gordon-Levitt has just added a new movie project on his list. The "Looper" actor has been sealed as the latest addition to the cast enesemble of "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For", Dimension Films confirmed on Monday, January 7.
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'Zero Dark Thirty' Filmmakers Address Torture Debate at NYFCC Awards

January 08, 2013 08:24:39 GMT

Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal have fired back at some senators who investigate and urge CIA to provide evidence on the validity of the information given during the making of "Zero Dark Thirty (2012)". The director-screenwriter duo addressed the criticisms when accepting Best Director and Best Picture awards during the New York Film Critics Circle Awards on Monday night, January 7.
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Rick Ross Reveals Next Album's Title and Cover Art

January 08, 2013 08:18:09 GMT

Maybach Music Group founder Rick Ross has disclosed the title of his forthcoming new album via a close-to-3 minute clip that ends with the album's cover image. Entitled "Mastermind", the album will be the sixth studio set for the hip-hop superstar, following a very busy 2012 for the hot rapper, wherein he released an album, a mixtape, a label compilation and about 30 music videos.
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Miley Cyrus Slams 'Cut for Bieber' Campaign Amidst Justin Bieber Pot Smoking

January 08, 2013 08:04:01 GMT

Miley Cyrus weighs in on the sick online campaign started by a prankster who urged Justin Bieber's fans to self-harm themselves after pictures of him smoking pot emerged. #cutforbieber hashtag quickly becomes trend, raising fear that it may lure a Belieber into the trap.
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'HIMYM' Books James Van Der Beek, Jason Priestley for Final Robin Sparkles Chapter

January 08, 2013 07:57:20 GMT

"How I Met Your Mother" is preparing a star-studded episode to mark the fourth and final installment of the Robin Sparkles saga. James Van Der Beek and a number of Canadian guest stars, including Jason Priestley, Alan Thicke, Alex Trebek, K.D. Lang, Paul Shaffer and Luc Robitaille are billed for an upcoming episode titled "P.S. I Love You".
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'Snakes on a Plane' Helmer David R. Ellis Dies in South Africa

January 08, 2013 07:13:39 GMT

David R. Ellis, the director of the action-thriller "Snakes on a Plane", has died at the age of 60 while working on his latest project "Kite (2015)". Ellis died in Johannesburg, South Africa while filming his latest live-action movie based on the Japanese anime about a young girl trained to be an assassin after the death of her parents. A manager for Ellis confirmed the news of his death, but other information pertaining to his passing was not yet available.
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'All My Children' and 'One Life to Live' Online Revival Officially on the Go

January 08, 2013 07:05:09 GMT

Loyal viewers of "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" now have a reason to be overjoyed for their favorite shows will return with new episodes. Prospect Park has finally confirmed the long-running reports about its plans to revive the show online.
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Brad Pitt Joins Chinese Version of Twitter

January 08, 2013 06:47:34 GMT

While Twitter is not appealing enough for Brad Pitt to join, Sina Weibo manages to lure the "World War Z" actor. He furthermore causes a buzz as he hints at his return to visit China in the first message posted on his verified account on the social media.
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Emma Stone Is Sexy in Red, Ryan Gosling Brings Charm at 'Gangster Squad' Premiere

January 08, 2013 06:43:10 GMT

Just a few days before it opens Stateside, "Gangster Squad" threw a star-studded premiere in Hollywood on Monday, January 7. Taking place at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre, the special screening event was supported by the mob film's notable stars including Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, Sean Penn and Josh Brolin.
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Fun. Release 'Sight of the Sun' for 'Girls' Soundtrack

January 08, 2013 06:28:14 GMT

Fun. debut a new track "Sight of the Sun" off the new album "Girls - Volume 1: Music", the soundtrack of the hit TV series "Girls" starring Lena Dunham. "Sight of the Sun" is featured in the 14-track standard edition and the 18-track deluxe edition of the album which is set to be released January 8, just a few days before the hit HBO series returns to TV screens on Sunday, January 13 with the second season.
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'Supernatural' Star Jensen Ackles Expecting First Child With Wife

January 08, 2013 05:54:42 GMT

Baby is on the way for Jensen Ackles. The actor, best known for his role as Dean Winchester on The CW's long-running series "Supernatural", is expecting his first child with wife Danneel Harris, his representative confirms to PEOPLE.
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Al Roker Pooped in His Pants at White House After Having Gastric Bypass Surgery

January 08, 2013 05:43:57 GMT

Al Roker opened up an embarrassing incident during his visit to the White House in 2002. The weatherman confessed in an interview with NBC's Dr. Nancy Snyderman on "Dateline NBC" that he had an accidental "dumping" episode which was believed to be a common side effect from the gastric bypass surgery he just had back then.
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Black Keys to Work on New Album and Go on Tour With Flaming Lips

January 08, 2013 04:37:31 GMT

Blues and indie rock band The Black Keys revealed that they're set to work on their eighth studio set beginning this month as a follow-up to their latest album "El Camino" released in 2011. The rock duo of Dan Auerbach (guitar, vocals) and Patrick Carney (drums) has likewise announced that they're going on a four-date tour with the neo-psychedelic quintet of The Flaming Lips.
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Dina Lohan Reveals Domestic Violence, Claims Ex-Husband Punched and Raped Her

January 08, 2013 04:30:05 GMT

Dina Lohan admits Lindsay Lohan is messed up, but the mother wants people to know that it's not the actress' fault she's what she is now. In a new interview with New York Daily News at a Long Island hotel, the 50-year-old former dancer believes LiLo's erratic behavior is caused by the domestic violence she witnessed at home as a child.
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'Pacific Rim' Unleashes More Stunning Fight Scenes in New CES Trailer

January 08, 2013 04:29:24 GMT

A new trailer for Guillermo del Toro's "Pacific Rim" has been dropped at recent International CES event. Compared to the previously-released trailer, this new one is much more action-packed as it boasts tons of new battle scenes between the Jaegers and the Kaijus.
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'The Bachelor' Premiere Recap: A 26th Girl and First Eliminations

January 08, 2013 04:20:22 GMT

Twenty five plus one ladies met Sean Lowe in "The Bachelor" season 17 premiere aired on Monday, January 7. Among those making impressions in their first meeting were Kelly who sang a song she wrote for Sean, Katie who tought him some yoga, Ashley P. who's a fan of "Fifty Shades of Grey" and wanted to be tied by him, and Robyn who tried to do a backflip but failed.
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Brad Pitt Could Be the Man Who Crucifies Jesus in 'Pontius Pilate'

January 08, 2013 04:17:01 GMT

Brad Pitt could end up becoming the man who crucified Jesus Christ in his next film. The A-lister is eyeing the titular role in Warner Bros. Pictures' biblical film "Pontius Pilate", Deadline reports.
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Guillermo del Toro 'Flattered' to Be Approached for 'Star Wars Episode 7'

January 08, 2013 03:45:54 GMT

Turns out Guillermo del Toro was one of the notable filmmakers approached to direct "Star Wars Episode 7". The "Pacific Rim" helmer himself opened up that he declined the offer to helm the massive gig despite the fact that he was one of fans' most favorite candidates.
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Kanye West to Record Dr. Seuss-Inspired Rap for His Child With Kim Kardashian

January 08, 2013 03:39:16 GMT

Hip-hop superstar Kanye West reportedly wants to record child-friendly rap for his yet-to-be-born baby with reality star Kim Kardashian. It will be based on Dr. Seuss' classic children's stories "Green Eggs and Ham" and "The Cat in the Hat", and West allegedly wants Kardashian to do some of the vocals now while she's carrying the child as he thinks it will be cool when his son or daughter gets to listen to the track when he/she grows up.
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Juno Temple and Elizabeth Olsen Highlight BAFTA's EE Rising Star Award Nomination

January 08, 2013 03:18:25 GMT

BAFTA's EE Rising Star Award 2013 has announced its five nominees on Monday, January 7 at the organization's headquarters in London, England. After last year's nomination list was dominated by all-male stars, this year, four of the five nominees are females.
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'Downton Abbey' Season 3 Premiere Sets Record Ratings for PBS

January 08, 2013 03:17:21 GMT

The highly-anticipated season 3 premiere of "Downton Abbey" in the U.S. drew 7.9 million viewers on Sunday, January 6, according to Nielsen's preliminary ratings. The number "quadrupled the average PBS primetime rating and exceeded the average rating of the second season premiere of 'Downton Abbey' by 96 percent."
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'Godzilla' Eyes Henry Cavill, Scott McNairy and Caleb Landry Jones as Its Lead

January 08, 2013 02:40:45 GMT

Gareth Edwards' "Godzilla" reboot project seems to have begun its search for the lead actor. Words have run rampant that at least three actors are currently circling the lead role in the remake movie about the iconic gigantic monster that wreaks havoc in the city.
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One Direction Premiere New Video 'Kiss You'

January 08, 2013 02:35:10 GMT

Directioners finally get to experience the video premiere of One Direction's "Kiss You". The boys have released the full length music video following a string of teasers that announced the clip's big debut on Vevo.
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Official: Ryan Lochte to Star on E! Reality Show

January 08, 2013 02:30:45 GMT

Ryan Lochte is getting his own reality show. E! has officially announced that it orders six episodes of new unscripted series "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?" starring the 2012 London Olympic Games' breakout star.
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'California Gold' Host Huell Howser Dies at 67, Fans React With Humor on Twitter

January 08, 2013 02:06:54 GMT

TV world is currently mourning the death of its prominent figure, Huell Howser. The popular veteran host of TV travelogue "California Gold" passed away on Sunday night, January 6 of natural causes. He was 67.
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Report: Taylor Swift and Harry Styles Split After Fight During Caribbean Vacation

January 08, 2013 01:48:18 GMT

Taylor Swift might soon pen a new song about breaking up. Just a few days after caught on camera kissing her boyfriend Harry Styles on New Year's Eve, the country music beauty has reportedly split from the One Direction member.
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Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone Slated to Announce 2013 Oscar Nominees

January 08, 2013 01:30:59 GMT

As it gets closer to the big day when the Oscar nominees are revealed, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the lucky stars who are set to tackle the honor to read the nominations. On Monday, January 7, it was confirmed that Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone had to get up early on Thursday to unveil the nominees of the world's most prestigious film awards event.