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January 11, 2013

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Ke$ha Premieres Fun Video for 'C'Mon'

January 11, 2013 09:20:17 GMT


After tweeting photos taken from the set of her "C'Mon" video shoot, Ke$ha finally unveils the music video to her latest track which follows up her controversial track "Die Young". "C'Mon" is the second single off her "Warrior" album.

The White Rabbit from "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" appears with Ke$ha in her new, fun clip, dressing in a biker's get-up and wearing a bandana as they goof around in her bedroom. Many other life-size puppets join them as they trash a convenience store and the diner where Ke$ha's character in the video worked before she quits.
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Destiny's Child to Reunite on Stage at Super Bowl Halftime Show

January 11, 2013 08:43:57 GMT


As if Beyonce Knowles performing alone during the Super Bowl's halftime show isn't enough, she reportedly will be joined by other stars of Destiny's Child, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams (II), for the much-anticipated performance. It's the latest good news for Destiny's Child fans, after the group announced that they're reuniting to make a new album.

According to Us Weekly's sources, Beyonce will start the halftime show solo and will be joined by Michelle and Kelly midway into her performance. The group will deliver a medley of their biggest hits before they break out their latest single "Nuclear", a cut from their greatest hits compilation, after which Beyonce will be left behind to finish the rest of the show.
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'Scandal' 2.11 Preview Shows How the Injury Affects the President


January 11, 2013 08:34:16 GMT


The President is already awake, but that doesn't mean his loyal supporters will stop worrying about him when "Scandal" returns next week. As the President is taking questions from the press who are curious whether the shooting may cause impaired brain functioning, Olivia and Cyrus are concerned that Fitz isn't strong enough to even stand on the podium.

Meanwhile, a doctor tells Fitz that the bullet got through the part of his brain that's in charge of his personality and his ability to make decision. The President shows signs that he's still struggling to be fully recovered while already back to work.
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Taylor Swift Back to Recording Booth Following Harry Styles Breakup Reports

January 11, 2013 07:54:03 GMT


Taylor Swift might record a new breakup song following her most recent split with One Direction's Harry Styles. The country/pop superstar tweeted on Thursday, January 10, "Back in the studio. Uh oh...," just days after reports spread that her relationship with the widely-popular boyband member went sour after only a couple of months.

The Grammy Award-winning singer/composer, who has lately become notorious for making hits out of her break-ups, might now be recording her Styles breakup song while the pain of their split is still quite fresh. The "I Knew You Were Trouble" singer is believed to have previously written about her equally famous ex-flames John Mayer, Jake Gyllenhaal, Taylor Lautner and Joe Jonas.
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First Look at Philip Seymour Hoffman as Plutarch Heavensbee in 'Catching Fire'

January 11, 2013 07:42:32 GMT


Just a day after an official photo of Finnick Odair and Katniss Everdeen in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" was released, a new image featuring gamemaker Plutarch Heavensbee in the upcoming film was uncovered. Philip Seymour Hoffman plays the character, looking fashionable as he stands next to Woody Harrelson who stars as Haymitch Abernathy.

The freshly-released still, which is dropped online via Entertainment Weekly, sees Plutarch clad in a very sleek purple suit under a well-tailored long black coat. He appears to be attending a socialite party in the Capitol, where everyone dresses up in flashy outfit. Haymitch, meanwhile, looks dapper in a blue suit as he holds his drink while talking to Plutarch.
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'Glee' 4.11 Preview: Sam Accuses the Warblers of Cheating at Sectionals


January 11, 2013 07:31:46 GMT


To tide fans over the return of "Glee", another promo for an upcoming new episode has been shared online. It highlights a Sadie Hawkins dance organized by the girls of the glee club at McKinley High, in which the girls ask out their dates, leading to interesting couplings among the members of New Directions.

Meanwhile, Sam shares to Blaine his theory that the Warblers cheated at Sectionals with "all these weird flips and superhuman jumps", and he makes it his mission to find the evidence. Santana is back in town and Sue snarkily comments, "You're constantly showing up here. Don't any of you have jobs?"
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Kate Middleton Celebrates Birthday in Style, Watches Cirque du Soleil With Prince William

January 11, 2013 06:55:51 GMT


Kate Middleton celebrated her 31st birthday by watching the London showing of Cirque du Soleil with her family. A representative for the couple initially reported that the duchess would be spending her birthday privately, while another source hinted at a low-key celebration, but it turned out to be not so private as Middleton showed up in the very public show.

The pregnant Middleton was joined by husband Prince William, sister Pippa Middleton, brother James Middleton, and parents Carole and Michael Middleton. The group watched the Cirque du Soleil's acrobatic extravaganza "Kooza" from one of the private viewing boxes of the Royal Albert Hall.
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Mike Tyson to Guest Star as Murderer on 'Law and Order: SVU'

January 11, 2013 06:48:20 GMT


Mike Tyson has scored his first major acting gig by signing up to guest star on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit". This time, the former boxer won't play himself like he did on several comedy series in the past.

Tyson will portray Reggie Rhodes, which Deadline describes as "a murderer on death row whose violent actions may in part be the byproduct of a horrible childhood." Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and defense attorney Bayard Ellis (Andre Braugher) will encounter him during an SVU investigation.
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Ben Affleck Confirms His Post-'Argo' Project, Explains His Exit From 'Focus'

January 11, 2013 06:45:05 GMT


As "Argo" claimed the top prize at the 2013 Critics' Choice Movie Awards and became a Best Picture nominee at the upcoming Oscars, Ben Affleck already had his vision for his upcoming directing gig. To MTV News, the 40-year-old actor/director confirmed that he had secured "Live By Night" as his next project.

"Basically I'm doing a movie called Live By Night and I'm trying to meet this scheduled in order to do it, in order to meet the back end so that I can have it released at the right time," he stated. Affleck also explained that his plan of making the movie was the reason why he decided to depart "Focus", in which he supposedly starred opposite Kristen Stewart.
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Beyonce Knowles Proud to Say on GQ's Interview That She's Powerful


January 11, 2013 06:42:14 GMT


After official cover of the GQ's latest edition is unwrapped, Beyonce Knowles' cover story from the magazine comes out. She worked tirelessly to make her way to the top and did exceptionally well breaking herself out of her shell and becoming a role model for her female fans as a strong independent woman.

"When I was writing the Destiny's Child songs, it was a big thing to be that young and taking control. And the label at the time didn't know that we were going to be that successful, so they gave us all control. And I got used to it. It is my goal in life to be that example," the Destiny's Child member remembers the beginning of her career.
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OneRepublic to Unleash Latest Album 'Native' in March

January 11, 2013 06:11:02 GMT


Pop rock band OneRepublic are set to premiere their upcoming third album "Native" on March 26, their first since their 2009 album "Waking Up" which produced the hits "Secrets", "All the Right Moves" and "Good Life." Prior to the release of the new album, OneRepublic have debuted the singles "Feel Again" and "If I Lose Myself", two of the tracks from this latest compilation.

Frontman Ryan Tedder and the other band members have also been posting the other songs from "Native" on Twitter, like "Counting Stars", "Preacher" and "Something's Gotta Give". The band also tweeted to their followers about their latest work, saying, "We are realizing this album has a lot of tempo as we piece the songs together. Infinitely more than any album."
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Video: Will Ferrell and Ryan Gosling Interrupt 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' to Sell Knives

January 11, 2013 05:49:13 GMT


"Jimmy Kimmel Live!" new timeslot caused a scheduling snafu in a skit for the show. Jimmy Kimmel was delivering his monolog on Wednesday night, January 9 when Will Ferrell showed up in the studio at the Hollywood Boulevard's El Capitan Theatre to shoot his QVC show "Knife Guys" with Ryan Gosling.

"What the hell are you doing here, Jimmy?" Gosling asked. "We sell knives every Wednesday at 11:30, everybody knows that!" Ferrell also claimed that they had used the studio for three months and his name was listed on the sheet, insisting to go through with his knife show.
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'Game of Thrones' Star Wilko Johnson Diagnosed With a Terminal Cancer

January 11, 2013 05:38:03 GMT


It's just revealed that Wilko Johnson is battling "terminal cancer of the pancreas." His manager announces on Facebook that the Dr. Feelgood member who plays mute executioner Ilyn Payne in the first and second season of "Game of Thrones" decided not to receive any chemotherapy. He plans to spend the few months he has left to focus on music and tour with his band.

"He is currently in good spirits, is not yet suffering any physical effects and can expect to enjoy at least another few months of reasonable health and activity," his manager Robert Hoy says. "He has just set off on a trip to Japan; on his return we plan to complete a new CD, make a short tour of France, then give a series of farewell gigs in the UK. There is also a live DVD in the pipeline, filmed on the last UK tour."
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Fantasia to Headline Super Bowl Gospel Celebration

January 11, 2013 04:59:31 GMT


Grammy Award-winning R'n'B artist Fantasia Barrino is set to perform in the upcoming Super Bowl Gospel Celebration at the UNO Lakefront Arena in New Orleans on February 1. It will be preceding the NFL kick off game at the New Orleans Superdome on February 3, at which Beyonce Knowles is billed to perform on the halftime break. The 14th annual staging of the Super Bowl musical event will be hosted by Sherri Shepherd, host of ABC's "The View", and award-winning gospel musician Kirk Franklin.

The Super Bowl Gospel Celebration will feature gospel music singer and minister Donnie McClurkin, pastor Marvin Winans and Bishop Paul S. Morton of New Orleans. Other local acts will perform all week-long on stages put up along the Mississippi River and the downtown Jackson Square.
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Megan Fox Quits Twitter After Only One Week

January 11, 2013 04:53:57 GMT


It seems that Twitter is too much for Megan Fox to handle. The husband of Brian Austin Green leaves the social network just one week after joining. "5 days on Twitter and I have yet to discern it's purpose. #WhatIsThePoint ???" she tweeted on January 9, before announcing on Facebook Thursday, January 11 that she quit.

"Some of you may, or may not have noticed by now that my Twitter account has been shut down...," she explained. "I thought that 2013 might be the year that I finally blossomed into a social networking butterfly... but as it turns out I still hate it. Love you guys but I will just never be that girl. Facebook is as much as I can handle. #I'm Sorry."
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Details of Lindsay Lohan's Antics While Filming 'The Canyons' Emerge

January 11, 2013 04:31:50 GMT


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Apparently, rumors about Lindsay Lohan's antics on the set of "The Canyons" were true despite the fact that her rep denied those reports. In a lengthy profile on The New York Times, veteran writer Stephen Rodrick gave an in-depth description on how LiLo caused drama while filming the Bret Easton Ellis-written sexual thriller.

Rodrick stated that the troubled actress was hired and fired before being re-hired again for the movie, which also stars porn star James Deen. He also described how the actress made the production feel like a nightmare. It all began when director Paul Schrader insisted to cast Lohan though people around him, including his daughter, were against the idea.
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ABC to Discuss 'Star Wars' Live-Action Series With Lucasfilm

January 11, 2013 04:26:00 GMT


"Star Wars" will not only return on the big screen, but may also get a new small-screen adaption. ABC entertainment president Paul Lee says the network will start a discussion about "Star Wars" live-action TV series with Lucasfilm, now that the studio acquisition by Disney is complete.

"We'd love to do something with Lucasfilm, we're not sure what yet," Lee tells Entertainment Weekly. "We haven't even sat down with them. We're going to look at [the live-action series], we're going to look at all of them, and see what's right. We weren't able to discuss this with them until [the acquisition] closed and it just closed. It's definitely going to be part of the conversation."
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Jenni Rivera's Company and Jet Owners Sued by Entourage's Families for Wrongful Death

January 11, 2013 04:13:08 GMT


Jenni Rivera's plane crash is going to court. Families of the entourage killed during the accident along with the singer and two flight crew members file lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court, naming her company Rivera Enterprise, the jet's current owners Starwood Management and Rodatz Financial Group, and previous owner McOco Inc.

Relatives of Rivera's publicist Arturo Rivera, makeup artist Jacobo Yebale, hairstylist Jorge Armando Sanchez Vasquez and attorney Mario Macias Pacheco claim the 43-year-old aircraft was not well maintained. They also believe the 78-year-old pilot and the 20-year-old copilot were not properly licensed to fly the plane.
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Alicia Keys Announces 'Set the World on Fire' Tour Dates

January 11, 2013 04:10:21 GMT


Alicia Keys is set to go on a concert tour across North America in support of her latest album "Girl on Fire". Aptly titled "Set the World on Fire", the 24-city concert tour that features R'n'B-soul artist Miguel as the opening act will kick off on March 7 in Seattle, Washington and end April 18 in Chicago, Illinois.

"I can feel the energy of this upcoming year building and I couldn't be more excited to go on tour with the new album and I'm thrilled to have the insanely talented Miguel join me," Keys gushed in a statement released to the press.
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Critics' Choice Movie Awards 2013 Winners: 'Silver Linings Playbook', 'Skyfall' and 'Argo'

January 11, 2013 03:41:47 GMT


The Hollywood awards season gets even hotter as the 18th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards announced its full winners on Thursday evening, January 10. Becoming the biggest winner of the night, David O. Russell's dramedy "Silver Linings Playbook" successfully collected a total of four awards.

Though losing to Ben Affleck's "Argo" in claiming the top Best Picture prize, "Silver Linings" pocketed Best Acting Ensemble gong as well as Best Comedy Movie trophies. Its leads Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper won Best Actress and Actor awards respectively for the comedy category.
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Mumford and Sons, Emeli Sande Lead 2013 Brit Awards Nominations

January 11, 2013 03:29:49 GMT


The Brit Awards has announced the nominees for its 2013 annual awards at a launch event from the Savoy Hotel in London. Folk-rock band Mumford & Sons, Scottish singer Emeli Sande, and the indie-rock quartet of alt-J lead the pack with the most number of nominations this year.

Mumford & Sons pick up three nominations for Best British Group, Best British Live Act and MasterCard British Album of the Year for their latest studio effort "Babel". Also vying for the Album of the Year honor is Emeli Sande's "Our Version of Events", the year's top-selling album in the U.K.
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Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj Attend 'American Idol' Premiere Screening

January 11, 2013 03:07:12 GMT


A week shy of "American Idol" season 12 premiere on FOX, the show was screened for the first time on Wednesday, January 9 at Royce Hall, UCLA in Westwood. All four judges as well as host Ryan Seacrest supported the event, but Mariah Carey chose to skip the blue carpet and showed up inside the venue in a black and white strapless gown.

On the other hand, "Super Bass" raptress Nicki Minaj took time to pose for photographers. Donning a tight neon pink and yellow dress, she flaunted her curve and at some moments puckered up her hot-pink lips.
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Charlie Sheen Gives $12,000 Check to Cover Justin Bieber Paparazzo's Funeral Expenses

January 11, 2013 02:54:42 GMT


Charlie Sheen gave away some of his money to cover the funeral expenses of a paparazzo that was killed when trying to snap pictures of Justin Bieber's car on New Year's Day. On Wednesday, January 9, the "Anger Management" actor cut a $12,000 check to the family of photographer Chris Guerra.

Sheen explains his action, "A tragic incident like this erases the line between the photographer and the subject." The 47-year-old star goes, "It's an unforgiving moment that begs us all to be human and work as one to prevent this in the future. As parents, we are all not supposed to bury our children. My deepest condolences to the families involved."
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Steven Spielberg Promises 'Robopocalypse' Is Not Dead Yet

January 11, 2013 02:28:48 GMT


There's still a hope that Steven Spielberg's sci-fi project "Robopocalypse" will get the green light someday. Though yesterday it was announced that the big movie gig was put on hold indefinitely, Spielberg himself vowed that he would not abandon the project.

To Entertainment Weekly, the "Lincoln" helmer explained why the robot film was postponed all of a sudden. "We found that the film was costing a lot of money and I found a better way to tell the story more economically but also much more personally," he said.
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Naomi Watts and Jennifer Lawrence Elegant in Black at 2013 Critics' Choice Movie Awards

January 11, 2013 02:14:03 GMT


Just a day after People's Choice Awards held its 2013 ceremony, Critics' Choice Movie Awards rolled out a red carpet for its own annual event. Hollywood beauties namely Naomi Watts, Jennifer Lawrence, Anne Hathaway and Amanda Seyfried glammed up for the show taking place at the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, California on Thursday, January 10.

Watts and Lawrence, who are both up for Best Actress award, went elegant in their black dresses. Watts who came with longtime partner Liev Schreiber opted for a simple strapless gown, while the Katniss Everdeen of "The Hunger Games" gave a rock and roll touch to her look with leather material and a hardware-laden belt.
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Jennifer Lawrence, Adele, Bradley Cooper and More React to Their Oscar Noms

January 11, 2013 02:00:16 GMT


The big moment in early January when the Oscar nominees were announced has passed. Those who snatched the nods at world's most prestigious film awards event couldn't be happier with their nominations as they quickly released statements to express their excitement of being in contention at the 85th Academy Awards. Among those reacting to the Oscar noms were Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Adele and Hugh Jackman.

Lawrence, who bagged her second Best Actress nom thanks to her role in "Silver Linings Playbook", enthused, "I'm so honored and grateful for this nomination and to be in the company of such talented actresses." Lawrence will have to compete with Jessica Chastain, Naomi Watts, Emmanuelle Riva and child actress Quvenzhane Wallis.
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Video: Seth MacFarlane Asks People to Tweet About Him Hosting the Oscars

January 11, 2013 01:28:12 GMT


Shortly after announcing the nominees for the 85th Academy Awards, Seth MacFarlane followed it up by releasing his very first official promo as the host of the upcoming Oscars. "Hi I'm Seth MacFarlane and I'll be your host this year for the Oscars. So tweet about it now!" so he introduces himself enthusiastically before checking his Twitter only to find someone calling him "douche."

There's another version of the promo that sees the "Family Guy" creator poking fun at "Lincoln" star Daniel Day-Lewis, who's just been nominated for Best Actor. He jokes, "I'm Seth MacFarlane and I'll be hosting the Oscars this year. Except guess what, I'm not Seth MacFarlane, I'm Daniel Day-Lewis. I'm just that good."
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Justin Bieber Sued by Former Bodyguard for Assault and Unpaid Overtime


January 10, 2013 22:32:27 GMT


Justin Bieber is facing a new legal woe. The Canadian teen star is named defendant in a lawsuit filed by Moshe Benabou who worked as his bodyguard from March 2011 to October 2012. The Israeli man claims he was punched in the chest multiple times by the singer during a heated argument.

In addition to accusing Bieber of physical violence, the plaintiff says that he wasn't entitled to receive overtime despite working 14 to 18 hour days. He is seeking unspecified damages on the alleged assault and $421,261 on unpaid overtime, vacation and other wage benefits.
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Justin Timberlake Announces Music Comeback, Says He's Ready for New Music

January 10, 2013 22:10:49 GMT


Newlywed Justin Timberlake is gearing up to release a brand new song, more than six years since his successful solo album "Future Sex / Love Sound". "To whom it may concern...I think I'M READY! #JT2013," he tweets along with a link to a countdown of the day, January 13, when he's expected to unveil his project.

To tide fans over, JT sends a message on a YouTube video featuring him heading to a recording booth. He says in a voiceover " 'Somebody asked me the other day, 'Are you just done with music?' It means more to me than anybody else in the world. Look. I've only done two albums in ten years. That's the way I really look at it."
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Beyonce Reunites With Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams for New Destiny's Child Song

January 10, 2013 21:27:23 GMT


The long overdue reunion of Destiny's Child is coming. Beyonce Knowles announces on her official that she's going to regroup with her girl pals Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams (II) for an upcoming album that will feature a new recording.

"I am so proud to announce the first original Destiny's Child music in eight years!" Queen Bey reveals, just a few weeks before her scheduled performance at the halftime show of the Super Bowl on February 3, which is hyped up on GQ's "100 Women of the 21st Century" issue.
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'Lincoln' Leads Oscar Nominees With 12 Nods at 2013 Academy Awards

January 10, 2013 20:58:16 GMT


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Nominees for the upcoming 85th annual Academy Awards have been announced early Thursday morning, January 10 at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California, by Oscars host Seth MacFarlane and actress Emma Stone. "Lincoln" leads the list with a total of 12 nominations including Best Picture, Best Cinematography, Best Adapted Screen and Best Costume Design.

In Best Picture, the movie is facing off "Beasts of the Southern Wild", "Silver Linings Playbook", "Zero Dark Thirty", "Lincoln", "Les Miserables", "Life of Pi", "Amour", "Django Unchained" and "Argo". It has to beat "Skyfall", "Anna Karenina", "Django Unchained" and "Life of Pi" to win Best Cinematography.
 
 
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