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January 09, 2013

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Jimmy Kimmel Takes a Jab at KimYe on His Show's First 11:35 Telecast

January 09, 2013 08:55:13 GMT


Comedian and TV host Jimmy Kimmel's daily late-night talk show on ABC "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" premiered at its new 11:35P.M. timeslot on January 8, and Kimmel made sure to highlight it as early as possible during his opening monologue for the show. "I am now 25 minutes closer to my lifelong dream of co-hosting 'The View'," Kimmel said.

The 45-year-old Kimmel then expressed how seriously he took the responsibility given to him by ABC execs, pitting him against the two kings of late night, Jay Leno and David Letterman, by zinging popular and "recently-pregnant" couple "KimYe". "I understand what's at stake here, and I don't take this responsibility lightly, especially with the Kanye West - Kim Kardashian baby on the way," Kimmel jokingly said. "This is the time I shine bright like a diamond."
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'Les Miserables', 'Lincoln', 'Argo' Dominate 2013 BAFTA Film Awards Nominations

January 09, 2013 08:42:59 GMT


Shortly before the AMPAS reveals its 2013 Oscar nominees, the 2013 BAFTA Film Awards announces its nominations which are dominated by acclaimed U.S. movies. Those vying for the coveted Best Film award are "Argo", "Les Miserables", "Life of Pi", "Lincoln" and "Zero Dark Thirty (2012)".

Meanwhile, James Bond movie "Skyfall", which has been dubbed the best 007 flick so far, is up for the Outstanding British Film prize. The film will compete with "Anna Karenina", "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel", "Seven Psychopaths" and "Les Miserables".
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Katt Williams Arrested After Failing to Show Up in Court Hearing

January 09, 2013 08:07:43 GMT


Katt Williams is back to jail. The troubled comedian/rapper is placed under arrest by police outside his home in Los Angeles after a bench warrant was issued for him because he was absent from a recent court hearing. He is being held on $100,500 bail.

Williams got himself into trouble when he refused to stop for patrol police officer. The "Friday After Next" actor was taken into jail and was charged for evading police and reckless driving after being involved in a police chase back in November 2012.
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Snooki Already Wants Another Baby

January 09, 2013 08:05:24 GMT


It's just last summer when Snooki gave birth to her first baby with fiance Jionni LaValle, but already she wants to expand her brood. The "Jersey Shore" star reveals her desire for another baby when giving an interview to Cosmopolitan.

"I already want another baby," says pint-sized Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, 25. The mother of little meatball Lorenzo adds, "Jionni and I are building our house right now, but once it's built, then we're going to pop them out."
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Nelly Furtado Premieres New Video 'Waiting for the Night'

January 09, 2013 08:01:41 GMT


Multi-genre artist Nelly Furtado unveiled a music video for her latest single "Waiting for the Night" off her "The Spirit Indestructible" album. The exotic beauty shows off her dancing skills in the black and white video, doing the tango with a male dance partner while surrounded by a group of female back-ups dressed in white nighties and made up with face paint. An accordion player appears towards the end of the clip as Furtado repeatedly sings, "I'm waiting, I'm waiting... waiting for the night."

The dance-pop track "Waiting for the Night" is the fourth single from Furtado's fourth English-language studio album "The Spirit Indestructible" released last year. The opening verse immediately tells the storyline for the song, "Baby I know you're outside / In here it's warm and dry / Got feelings that I've got to try expressing / Like a language that I share with you / Let's talk in the special way we do / Don't want to be anywhere else but here with you /Feels so good."
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Led Zeppelin in Talks for Exclusive Streaming Deal

January 09, 2013 07:20:21 GMT


Led Zeppelin are the latest legendary artists to have finally taken the digital leap forward. The English rock band are reportedly in discussion with various subscription music services for the exclusive right to stream their extensive catalog. The companies currently vying for the license to Led Zeppelin's music include Spotify, Rdio and Rhapsody.

Led Zeppelin used to belong to a host of other rock acts who have continually held out going the digital music route, such as Pink Floyd, AC/DC and Eagles. However, just like Metallica and the Red Hot Chili Peppers who sold the rights for their music to Spotify last year, Led Zeppelin are now eyeing to have their extensive catalog of hits be streamed as millions and more of record sales are made online.
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Tina Fey Close to Land Female Lead Role in 'The Muppets' Sequel

January 09, 2013 06:53:18 GMT


After securing prestigious hosting gig at the upcoming 2013 Golden Globe Awards, Tina Fey is close to land a major big screen role in Walt Disney Pictures' "The Muppets Sequel". The Hollywood Reporter breaks the news that Fey is currently in final talks to take the female lead role in the puppet movie to be directed by James Bobin.

Fey reportedly is expected to star as a Russian gulag prison guard. She would join Ricky Gervais, who replaces Jason Segel as the main human character in the film franchise. Ty Burrell is also attached to the movie, playing a "lazy Interpol inspector." They are scheduled to begin filming in London this month.
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Kanye West Takes Pregnant Kim Kardashian to Paris for Babymoon

January 09, 2013 06:42:38 GMT


Kanye West and Kim Kardashian escaped to Paris for babymoon, but if the expectant parents were looking a little time away from the camera, they didn't find it. Paparazzi were tailing them everywhere including flying across the country to try to spot her baby bump which pretty much still non-exists.

The pregnant "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star kept herself warm in a black caped sweater, matching pants, multicolored scarf and open-toes, while the rapper opted for brown pants and one-button blazer on top of his grey tee. He took his baby mama to Lanvin and Celine stores before stopping by for dinner at L'Avenue.
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Prince's New Track 'Same Page, Different Book' Leaked

January 09, 2013 06:30:43 GMT


After posting an extended version of Prince's track "Laydown" and a remix of his latest hit single "Rock N' Roll Affair", a mysterious Twitter account under the name 3rdEyeGirl leaked the Grammy Award-winning artist's latest recording "Same Page, Different Book". Aside from providing the link to the new track via Twitter, 3rdEyeGirl also posted the new track's audio file on its YouTube channel.

The mysterious Twitter account continuously provides links to Prince's songs, including a live version of "Bambi", which first appeared in his 1979 album. There seems to be no information yet if the account is in any way affiliated with or authorized by The Purple One.
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'Fifty Shades of Grey' Scribe Wants NC-17 Rating for the Movie

January 09, 2013 06:20:19 GMT


What rating should be given to "Fifty Shades of Grey" when hits theaters Stateside? Screenwriter Kelly Marcel has recently opened up that she hoped the film would be rated NC-17, indicating that all the sex-driven scenes in the E.L. James steamy book would definitely be brought to the big screen.

"We are 100 percent going there," Marcel told British papers The Sunday Times of her plan to write the raunchy movie. "It will be rated NC-17. It will be raunchy," so she claimed, but refusing to reveal who she thought were perfect to play the S&M couple Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele.
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Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj Talk About New 'Idol' Season After Feud

January 09, 2013 06:04:52 GMT


Appearing together in the semi-annual meeting of the Television Critics' Association, newest "American Idol" judges Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj played nice onstage after their much-publicized feud during the auditions for the show's twelfth season. Joining the two divas were new judge Keith Urban and veteran judge (since season one) Randy Jackson, and host Ryan Seacrest, who's been hosting the show since day 1.

Last year, a video of the two new "Idol" judges arguing leaked online, with the 30-year-old Minaj reportedly threatening the 42-year-old Carey, saying, "If I had a gun, I would shoot that b****." The two now downplay the hostility as a mere passionate disagreement stemming from their different opinions about the contestants in the hit TV singing competition.
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Lance Armstrong to Address Doping Scandal in 'No-Holds-Barred' Interview With Oprah Winfrey

January 09, 2013 05:59:05 GMT


Lance Armstrong agrees to give his first exclusive interview to Oprah Winfrey since he was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned from cycling. The former athlete will appear on "Oprah's Next Chapter" in a special 90-minute episode.

The OWN media mogul will visit the 41-year-old cyclist for the upcoming "no-holds-barred" chat at his home in Austin, Texas. It will air Thursday, January 17 at 9:00 - 10:30 P.M. ET/PT and will be simultaneously streamed LIVE worldwide on Oprah.com.
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Jason Clarke Talks 'Very Scary' Waterboarding Simulation for 'Zero Dark Thirty'

January 09, 2013 05:47:52 GMT


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The waterboarding scene in "Zero Dark Thirty (2012)" has lately sparked debates among several parties. Weighing in on the controversial scene, Jason Clarke, the actor who appears in the said scene, took some time to discuss how he simulated the torturing procedure before filming the Osama bin Laden hunt movie.

To The Hollywood Reporter, the Australian actor shared that he researched a lot of investigation techniques in preparation to play a CIA agent in the Kathryn Bigelow-directed thriller. "I watched a lot of homicide investigations and interrogations, and so I had some idea of what a good interrogator means," he said.
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Fox Boss Wants Britney Spears Back on 'The X Factor (US)'

January 09, 2013 04:45:08 GMT


Rumors suggest that Britney Spears will get fired from "The X Factor (US)" because she's too boring, but Fox's chairman Kevin Reilly says otherwise. When showing up at the Television Critics Association in Pasadena, California, he says he's impressed enough to want her back for upcoming third season.

"I thought it went very, very well," he says. "It was sort of fraught with unknowns, [but] I think Britney did a really good job. People are really fascinated with her and always will be. Last year the ratings were a little but higher, but I think it was a better show this year. I think she tucked in really nicely on the bench."
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Willow Smith Releases New Song 'Sugar and Spice'

January 09, 2013 04:34:42 GMT


Willow Smith's rose to fame via her hit dance single "Whip My Hair" but the child hip-hop/R'n'B singer sings a different melody in the new song "Sugar and Spice". In the new slow tune which she released via her SoundCloud, Willow sounds mature for her age, singing about melancholic lyrics that turns out to be quite depressing for a young artist in her pre-teens. "This is my soundcloud. I will be dropping a song in about 10 minutes," the 12-year-old performer announced on her Facebook page before posting the new song.

The daughter of the blockbuster-making couple Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith and younger sister to teen rapper and actor Jaden Smith sings better than most adults in this new single and evokes emotions that even some adult singers have difficulty doing. "I try to be sugar and spice / But I'm melancholic and can't do anything right / The monsters under my bed keep making noise and I / I just want silence, silence," she sings.
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First Eerie Trailer for 'The Last Exorcism Part II' Debuted

January 09, 2013 04:33:35 GMT


"The Last Exorcism Part II" has debuted its first trailer, which is packed with creepy scenes that will raise viewers' goosebumps. Focusing on the expressionless Nell Sweetzer, the trailer showcases the girl still being surrounded by evil power anywhere she goes, including a carnival, a church and a house. It also sees a spooky procedure that must be taken to get the devil out of the girl's body.

Continuing where the first film left off, Sweetzer (Ashley Bell) is found alone and terrified in the woods. Back in the relative safety of civilization, Nell realizes that she can't remember entire portions of the previous months only that she is the last surviving member of her family. Just as Nell begins the difficult process of starting a new life, the evil force that once possessed her is back with other, unimaginably horrific plans that mean herlast exorcism was just the beginning.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Miley Cyrus Tweets Pictures of Her in Bed With 'Harry Styles'


January 09, 2013 04:07:37 GMT


Miley Cyrus is cozying up to Harry Styles, but no she doesn't mean she cheats on her fiance Liam Hemsworth. The former Disney star hops into a bed with the One Direction member, but it's not the real him, only his paper version.

Still, Miley apparently feels the need to explain the picture to avoid any unnecessary rumor that may arise. "In no way do I want Harry. No offense. I'm sure that'll be a story now 2. I'm happily engaged. Just got saucy with a cardboard cut out," she tweets.
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Justin Bieber Sold Out by Traitor for $25K in Pot Smoking Picture

January 09, 2013 04:03:38 GMT


Justin Bieber should be more careful to choose his friends following the leak of pictures capturing his private pot party. Among those so-called friends of his, one traitor has revealed his/her true color by selling him out to the media.

Bieber actually smoked what was believed to be a blunt behind the closed door of his room at Carlyle Hotel on the Upper East Side. He must have felt safe around what he thought was his friends because he was laughing and looked relaxed.
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'Breaking Dawn Part II' Nominated in All Categories at 2013 Razzie Awards


January 09, 2013 03:59:37 GMT


Just two days before the 85th Academy Awards announces its nominees that will surely include the most acclaimed movies in 2012, the 33rd Golden Raspberry Award a.k.a Razzie Awards reveals its nominations that include the "worst" films released last year. "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part II" leads the pack by grabbing 10 nods from all categories.

In addition to Worst Picture, "Breaking Dawn II" finds its leads Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart in contention for Worst Actor and Actress respectively. The pair are additionally up for the Worst Screen Couple, which also sees Mackenzie Foy and Taylor Lautner as the other nominees.
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Kevin Bacon and James Purefoy Kiss During 'The Following' Presscon

January 09, 2013 03:30:46 GMT


During a news conference on Tuesday, January 8 in Pasadena, California for their upcoming show "The Following", Kevin Bacon and James Purefoy leaned in for a kiss in front of TV critics before complimenting each other during the panel interview. Bacon and Purefoy spontaneously kissed after a lady reporter complimented the two on their on their on-screen chemistry, saying her reaction to their intense face offs was, "I just want them to kiss."

Bacon plays retired FBI agent Ryan Hardy whose mission was to bring an old nemesis, serial killer Joe Carroll played by James Purefoy, back behind bars. The new Fox psycho-drama from director Kevin Williamson, best known for his 1996 film "Scream" and the supernatural drama TV series "The Vampire Diaries", airs on January 22.
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Snooki Is Jealous With 'Jessica' in New Sneak Peek at 'Snooki and JWoww' Season 2

January 09, 2013 03:07:17 GMT


A sneak peek at "Snooki & JWoww" season 2 premiere has been shared online. Coming out via MTV News, the promo video sees Snooki and her fiance Jionni LaValle enjoying some furniture shopping for baby Lorenzo. The scene was taken when Snooki was still 8-month pregnant with her first baby.

The couple was on the hunt for nursery decor, when Jionni suddenly mentions another girl's name, "Jessica." All of a sudden, Snooki seems to have a bad mood as she repeatedly asks, "Who's Jessica? Why's you say it like that?!", while suspecting her fiance of having another lover.
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DGA Awards 2013 Nominations: Ben Affleck to Compete Against Steven Spielberg

January 09, 2013 02:36:27 GMT


The nominations for the 2013 Directors Guild of America Awards have been announced, revealing stiff competitions between five A-list directors who made critically-acclaimed movies in 2012. They are Ben Affleck, Steven Spielberg, Kathryn Bigelow, Ang Lee and Tom Hooper.

Affleck nabbed his first ever DGA Award nomination thanks to his highly-praised hostage drama "Argo". Spielberg and Bigelow secured their nods for their works in "Lincoln" and "Zero Dark Thirty (2012)" respectively. British filmmaker Hooper was nominated for "Les Miserables", while Taiwanese helmer Lee for "Life of Pi".
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David Bowie Draws Positive Reactions to His Surprising Comeback

January 09, 2013 02:25:15 GMT


Within only a few hours after releasing his new single "Where Are We Now", news of David Bowie's return to the music scene spread like wildfire. Although he got mixed reviews from followers regarding his new track, the world was all agog over the return of The Thin White Duke. They just simply excited that the flamboyant artist, whom everyone thought has already retired and gone into seclusion, has finally returned to wow old fans and gain new followers.

With the release of the new single preceeding an even bigger surprise of a full 14-track standard edition album (and a 17-track deluxe version) entitled "The Next Day", Rolling Stone mused whether a tour is also in the works. Bowie last performed back in 2006 and was rarely seen in public since then, even turning down an opportunity to perform in last year's London Olympics despite a personal appeal by the opening ceremony's director Danny Boyle for the English musician to welcome billions of spectators to the London Summer Games.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Pictures of Dina Lohan Sporting Bruised Eye Emerge


January 09, 2013 01:58:50 GMT


Following Dina Lohan's claim that she was assaulted and raped by her ex-husband Michael during their tumultuous relationship, pictures of her with a black eye hit the web. Obtained by ET, they show the mother of four with a bruised eye as she held baby Lindsay Lohan.

"Lindsay saw her dad abuse me - that's why she's so screwed up," Dina told the New York Daily News. "When Lindsay saw the photo, she was furious." She added, "She said, 'Tell the world! Talk about it!' She saw a lot of crazy stuff. I want the world to know the root of her problems."
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President Obama to Hold Private Screening of '1600 Penn' at White House

January 09, 2013 01:57:37 GMT


NBC's "1600 Penn" will have a very special screening at the White House on Wednesday, January 9. It was announced that President Barack Obama would hold the private screening with the cast and crew of the fictional comedy series revolving around a dysfunctional first family.

To take place at the White House's family theater, the "closed press" event would likely mark Obama's reunion with his former speech writer Jon Lovett. The writer is now serving as the co-creator of the half-hour comedy, which was first sampled behind "The Voice" last month.
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Michael Bay Officially Hires Jack Reynor for 'Transformers 4', Teases New Trilogy

January 09, 2013 01:34:23 GMT


The mystery behind who's going to be the new young lead in "Transformers 4" has finally been resolved. Director Michael Bay himself has officially announced that rising star Jack Reynor has nabbed the coveted job to star opposite Mark Wahlberg in the fourth autobot war movie.

Taking to his official site on Tuesday, January 8, Bay wrote, "I just hired a great new actor for Transformers 4 to star against Mark Wahlberg." He went, "Jack Reynor, he is an Irish kid that came to America with 30 bucks in his pocket. Pretty ballsy. Seriously who does that? Anyway I spotted him in a great little Irish movie WHAT RICHARD DID. This kid is the real deal."
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James Franco Parodies Justin Bieber's 'Boyfriend' Music Video

January 08, 2013 18:52:22 GMT


James Franco spoofs Justin Bieber in a homemade video featuring the teen's single "Boyfriend". The Harry Osborn of Sam Raimi's "Spider-Man" trilogy sports bangs, puts on a side cap and wears a hoodie to mirror the Canadian singer's signature boyish look. He sings to the camera, lip-synching lyrics of the single.

Franco is not alone in the video. He is joined by Ashley Benson, his "Spring Breakers" co-star whom he's romantically linked to. The "Pretty Little Liars" actress hid her blonde tresses under a brunette wig to resemble Bieber's on-screen lady who happened to look like her "Spring Breakers" co-star and his on-off girlfriend, Selena Gomez.
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Lindsay Lohan Spoofs Marilyn Monroe in Red-Band Trailer of 'InAPPropriate Comedy'

January 08, 2013 18:11:13 GMT


Lindsay Lohan channels her inner Marilyn Monroe in her latest movie "InAPPropriate Comedy". In an NSFW trailer for the spoof film that stars Michelle Rodriguez and Adrien Brody, she recreates the late actress' iconic scene in 1955's romcom "The Seven Year Itch".

LiLo wears a white halterneck frock like the Hollywood legend. She completes her look with a black sky-high heel to match her extra accessory, her ankle monitor. She poses for paparazzi on a pavement as the wind is blowing her dress before pulling guns from her dress to shoot them.
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Miley Cyrus Back in Studio After Slamming 'Cut for Bieber' Campaign Hoax

January 08, 2013 18:01:41 GMT


Miley Cyrus hypes up her upcoming music comeback. The former "Hannah Montana" recently tweeted a picture of her sitting behind a computer in what looked like a recording studio. "Guesssss where iiiii am??? #gooooo," so she enthused.

Just a few hours ago, Miley took to Twitter to express her outrage towards a group of cruel pranksters who urged Justin Bieber's fans to self-harm themselves in a mock protest after pictures of him smoking pot emerged on the Internet.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian Buy $11M Mansion to Move In Together

January 08, 2013 17:57:27 GMT


Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are preparing to move in together. TMZ reports that the parents-to-be have just bought a 10,000-square-foot mansion for $11 million in an super-private, gated community in Bel Air, California.

Rumor has it, the couple plans to expand it into a 14,000-square-foot house. Their dream home will be an Italian-style villa with a gym, movie theater, full hair and makeup salon, bowling alley, basketball court, indoor and outdoor pool.
 
 
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