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January 23, 2013

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Kelly Osbourne Engaged to Marry Matthew Mosshart

January 23, 2013 15:41:31 GMT


Kelly Osbourne, 28, has been engaged to her beau of one year, Matthew Mosshart, without many people knowing. According to Us Weekly, the "Fashion Police" star was proposed by the 29-year-old vegan chef a few weeks before Christmas.

"Kelly is the happiest she's ever been," a friend of hers said. "Her career is going well, and she's in a healthy relationship with a wonderful guy." The betrothed couple is "really excited" to take their relationship to the next level.
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John Mayer and Christina Aguilera Among 2013 Presenters for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

January 23, 2013 15:18:09 GMT


The first presenters for the upcoming Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony have been announced. John Mayer and Christina Aguilera are tapped to usher the inductees along with Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Don Henley, Jennifer Hudson and Gary Clark, Jr.

Mayer is set to induct the late blues singer/guitarist Albert King and pay tribute to him in a performance with Clark. Aguilera and Hudson are scheduled to perform in honor of Donna Summer, who died in May 2012 after a courageous battle against lung cancer.
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Confirmed: Adele to Perform 'Skyfall' at 2013 Academy Awards

January 23, 2013 14:29:46 GMT


It's official, Adele is going to take the stage for a live performance at the upcoming telecast of the 85th annual Academy Awards. The new mom is set to perform "Skyfall" soundtrack at the event which will feature a tribute to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the James Bond movie franchise.

"We have enormous respect for Adele's unique artistry as a songwriter and a singer," said Oscars' producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron. "She is currently one of the most successful recording artists in the world, and we believe that her performance of 'Skyfall' will be an exciting Oscar moment for audiences watching at the Dolby Theatre and on television screens around the world."
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50 Cent Drops 'Major Distribution' Video Ft. Snoop Dogg and Young Jeezy

January 23, 2013 09:01:16 GMT


G-Unit Records mogul 50 Cent has just released the music video of his collaboration track with hip-hop stars Snoop Dogg and Young Jeezy off the forthcoming album "Street King Immortal". Entitled "Major Distribution", the new clip was produced by Marvin "Soul Professa" Coady and directed by 50 Cent's frequent collaborator Eif Rivera.

Cent used the term "major distribution" as a metaphor for hustling drugs, which he skillfully rhymed about in the track's hook. He spits, "I'm trying to move one brick, two brick, three bricks, four, more / I'm trying to move five bricks, ten bricks, twenty bricks raw / (I smoke one ounce staring at the caddy on the showroom floor / Now I'm trying to move 5 pounds, 10 pounds, 20 pounds, more Boy)".
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Daniel Gillies to Return as Elijah on 'Vampire Diaries' Spin-Off


January 23, 2013 09:00:50 GMT


"The Vampire Diaries" spin-off, "The Originals", has added another actor to its cast ensemble. Daniel Gillies who portrays one of the original vampires, Elijah, on the hit supernatural drama show will reprise his role on the potential new series.

Gillies joins Joseph Morgan who plays his on-screen brother Klaus. Also already cast for "The Originals" is Phoebe Tonkin, who will reprise her role as werewolf Hayley in an April 25 episode of "TVD" which will serve as a backdoor pilot for the spin-off.
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Common Crushes Rumors of Kanye West's Reported New Album 'Cruel Winter'

January 23, 2013 08:23:43 GMT


Common has finally put to rest rumors of a "Cruel Winter" album, a creative way of branding a sequel to the "Cruel Summer" compilation album recorded by Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music label artists which was released with Def Jam Recordings back in September. In an interview with Vulture magazine, Common denied the rumors, saying all the artists eyed for the follow-up compilation were busy working on their own individual projects.

"I don't think that's happening," the Grammy Award-winning singer said. "It was more of a rumor - cats been creating, but everybody's been doing their solo album. So that's what that is."
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'Pretty Little Liars' 3.17 Sneak Peeks: How the Latest Revelation Changes Spencer

January 23, 2013 08:18:15 GMT


When "Pretty Little Liars" returns next week, fans will learn how the revelation of Toby's secret affects Spencer. She is seemingly trying to distance herself from the investigation on Ali's death, ignoring the new clue found by Emily.

When Emily confronts Spencer about her behavior, Spencer responds by questioning why they should care about Ali who wasn't loyal to them. Spencer will still keep the secret about Toby from her friends for some time as she lies to Aria and Hanna about her and Toby's supposed anniversary dinner.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Adele Rumored Revealing Her Son's Name Through Her Necklace

January 23, 2013 08:11:46 GMT


Adele, who's been super secret about her newborn son, may have unveiled the name of her baby. The British singer was recently spotted wearing a necklace that spelled out "Angelo" when shopping at the West Hollywood baby boutique Bel-Bambini.

Fueling the rumor, a source told The Sun, "Those close to Adele have been told the baby is called Angelo. We're not sure of the significance of the name. She's wanted to keep it quiet but it was always going to come out sooner or later."
News > Movie News

Steve Carell's 'The Way, Way Back' Breaks Deal Record at Sundance Film Festival

January 23, 2013 08:08:53 GMT


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"The Way, Way Back" set the bar high at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. The dramedy starring Steve Carell has reportedly scored what seemed to be the biggest deal in the history of the Utah film festival. Acquired by Fox Searchlight, the movie was sold for a reported $9.75 million.

After it was screened at Eccles on Monday, January 21, the Nax Faxon and Jim Rash-directed pic sparked the most heated bidding war at Sundance, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Fox Searchlight finally won the North American rights of the movie, while the international rights were represented by Sierra/Affinity.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Brandi Glanville Claims LeAnn Rimes Is 'Insane' and 'Sugar Mama' to Eddie Cibrian


January 23, 2013 07:53:02 GMT


The ongoing much-publicized feud between 40-year-old model Brandi Glanville and country music star LeAnn Rimes continues to build up. Glanville called Rimes "insane" and "sugar mama" to her former husband, actor Eddie Cibrian, during her guest appearance on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live" Monday, January 21.

"I feel like every day there's a tell-all interview," Glanville replied to the show's host Andy Cohen. "It's kind of cray-cray." Glanville was alluding to Rimes' recent tell-all interview with Entertainment Tonight, where she admitted that "at times" she worried that Cibrian would cheat on her.
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Stalker Ordered to Stay Away From Mila Kunis for 10 Years After Pleading No Contest

January 23, 2013 07:44:38 GMT


The man stalking Mila Kunis has pleaded no contest to violation of restraining order. Stuart Lynn Dunn was slapped with an extended restraining order banning him from contacting and coming near the "Friends with Benefits" actress for 10 years.

The 27-year-old male stalker was given credit for 528 days spent in prison, but he was ordered to complete a 6-month live-in rehab program. L.A. Superior Court Judge George Lomeli also sentenced him to five-year probation for the offense.
News > Music News

Nicole Scherzinger Unelashes Teaser for 'Boomerang' Music Video

January 23, 2013 07:42:07 GMT


After her short stint as a judge on the U.K. edition of "The X Factor", Nicole Scherzinger has returned to recording and she will soon release the music video of her new single "Boomerang". In anticipation of the release, the former lead singer of The Pussycat Dolls unveiled the short video as a teaser to next week's release of her new track off her upcoming sophomore album.

The black-and-white video, showing the pop singer and dancer doing some fierce choreography, was premiered by Scherzinger on the ITV show "Lorraine". Shot in the U.K. back in November, the full video will premiere on Vevo on January 24.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Lena Dunham: Rihanna and Chris Brown Reconciliation 'Cracks My Heart in Half'


January 23, 2013 06:13:14 GMT


Lena Dunham is among those who oppose Rihanna's reconciliation with Chris Brown. When discussing the influence celebrities have on fans during a chat on Alec Baldwin's podcast "Here's the Thing", the "Girls" actress says she's saddened by the former couple's reunion.

"It's an amazing thing and it's like, it's a platform that you have to take seriously," she says. "Which is why sometimes it's like I used to be really into Rihanna, that pop star, and then it's like again, I don't want to ever throw stones from my glass house, but I follow her on Instagram."
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Kanye West Leads Line-Up of 2013 Governors Ball

January 23, 2013 06:09:06 GMT


In a video announcement released on January 22, the line-up to this year's Governors Ball Music Festival in Randall's Island, New York City was revealed. Hip-hop superstar Kanye West leads the list of performers for the June 7-9 music fest, headlining the event with Grammy-winning rock band Kings of Leon and another still-to-be-announced musical act.

Other top acts set to perform are folk rock band The Lumineers, rapper Kendrick Lamar, hip-hop diva Azealia Banks, neo-soul artist Miguel, British indie rock quartet alt-J, rapper Nas, English indie rock band The Vaccines and Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Erykah Badu.
News > Movie News

Bradley Cooper 'Would Love' to Play Lance Armstrong in New Biopic

January 23, 2013 06:03:22 GMT


After being nominated for Oscar's Best Actor thanks to his role as a mentally-troubled man in "Silver Linings Playbook", Bradley Cooper aims at a more challenging role for his next film. The "Hit and Run" actor has expressed interest to play Lance Armstrong in a planned biopic to be produced by J.J. Abrams.

Speaking to BBC, Cooper said that he would "love" to star as the disgraced cyclist. "I would be interested in that," the Philadelphia-born thesp added. "I think he's fascinating. What a fascinating character."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Max George Denies Lindsay Lohan Romance Rumor After Cozy Instagram Picture

January 23, 2013 06:02:35 GMT


Max George and Lindsay Lohan are not dating, despite rumors to the contrary. It was Max himself who dismissed the romance rumor which emerged after the troubled actress posted an Instagram picture of her goofing around with him.

A fan asked Max about the nature of his relationship with LiLo, "If you date with Lindsay, I will die okay :'(," to which he replied, "I'm not so you're fine!:) x." The Wanted's member later added another message, "Rumours... That's all... Like I said... 1million % :) X."
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Fans Defend Harry Styles After He's Nominated for NME's Villain of the Year

January 23, 2013 06:00:12 GMT


NME Awards has revealed its nominees this year. As soon as it unveiled the names, it got the ire of millions of Directioners who learned that their beloved One Direction was nominated for Worst Band while it's most prominent member Harry Styles got the nod for Villain of the Year.

As expected, Directioners were outraged at the least desired nominations, as they expressed their sentiments online via Twitter. They bashed NME in their defense of their idols, especially since the publication has not indicated the reasons for choosing Styles and 1D for the ill-received nominations.
News > Movie News

Ray Liotta Added to Human Cast of 'Muppets 2'

January 23, 2013 04:25:11 GMT


Ray Liotta will make his return to the Muppets world. The "Killing Them Softly" actor has just become the latest addition to the cast ensemble of Walt Disney Pictures' "The Muppets 2", Variety reports.

Liotta previously appeared as a gate guard in 1999's "Muppets From Space". His role in the upcoming "The Muppets" sequel, meanwhile, is still kept under tight wraps. The 58-year-old actor will join the already-attached Ty Burrell, Ricky Gervais and Tina Fey.
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Barbara Walters Remains in Hospital, Runs Low-Grade Fever After Injured in a Fall


January 23, 2013 04:05:53 GMT


Barbara Walters gave update on her condition after she fell at the residence of Peter Westmacott, Britain's ambassador to the United States, over the weekend. The ABC News anchor issued a statement on a Tuesday, January 22 episode on "The View", thanking fans for their support and assuring them that she's recovering well and expected to return home soon.

"First and foremost, I want to thank all the people who have called, written and been concerned about me. I am most appreciative," Whoopi Goldberg read the statement from Barbara. "I'm running a low grade fever and the doctors are keeping me in the hospital until my temperature is normal. I'm pleased to say that it is going in the right direction and I will be home soon."
News > Movie News

Shia LaBeouf on Dropping Acid for 'Charlie Countryman': I'm Just Scared

January 23, 2013 04:05:49 GMT


Last year, words ran rampant that Shia LaBeouf would actually drop acid for his role in "The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman". Now that the movie has been premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, the "Lawless (2012)" actor did have something to say about why he decided to really drop acid for the movie.

Speaking to MTV News' Josh Horowitz when promoting the film at the Utah fest, LaBeouf explained why he did the controversial scene, "Just 'cause I'm scared. I've never done acid before. I remember sending Evan [Rachel Wood] tapes." He added, "I remember trying to conjure this and sending tapes and Evan being like, 'Yeah, that's good, but that's not, but this is, but that ain't'."
News > Music News

NKOTB Announce New Album, Will Tour With Boyz II Men and 98 Degrees


January 23, 2013 03:49:17 GMT


Die-hard fans of 80's breakthrough boyband New Kids On The Block will be thrilled to know that their idols are preparing a new album since their 2008 studio set "The Block", their reunion album since the group split up back in 1994. Entitled "10", the album will come out a few months from now on April 2, but as early as January 28, loyal NKOTB followers will already get to hear its first single, "Remix (I Like The)".

To support their new music, NKOTB will go on a 28-city concert tour with equally popular boybands Boyz II Men and 98 Degrees. Branded "The Package Tour", the three groups will kick off their tour at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on May 31 and will continue on the road until July. It marks 98 Degrees' first tour in twelve years, joining the other two phenomenal singing groups who have continuously performed onstage in recent years, despite the emergence of new and younger boybands.
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FOX Gives Series Order to Seth MacFarlane's Live-Action Comedy

January 23, 2013 03:33:29 GMT


FOX has handed out a straight-to-series order to sitcom "Dads" from "Ted" writers Seth MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild. The network has ordered six episodes of the live-action comedy without ordering the pilot first reportedly after only reading the script.

The multicamera project focuses on two successful guys in their 30s who have their lives turned upside down when their nightmare dads unexpectedly move in with them. Sulkin and Wild, who will write and executive produce the new show, have been working on MacFarlane-created show "Family Guy" since 2005.
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Emmy Rossum Goes Seductive in First 'Beautiful Creatures' Clip

January 23, 2013 03:21:43 GMT


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Richard LaGravenese's "Beautiful Creatures" premieres its very first clip on Yahoo! Movies. Instead of focusing on lead couple Ethan and Lena, the sneak peek centers on Emmy Rossum's character Ridley.

Looking sexy in a sheer black dress, Ridley is seen walking to Ethan and his buddy Link. She then playfully seduces the two clumsy guys before kissing Ethan and introducing herself as Lena's relative. She later asks him to follow her and seems to invite him to her family gathering.
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First Look at Benedict Cumberbatch as WikiLeaks Founder in 'Fifth Estate'

January 23, 2013 02:57:26 GMT


Benedict Cumberbatch channels Julian Assange in a first look image of DreamWorks SKG's WikiLeaks movie, which is now officially titled "The Fifth Estate". Ditching his signature brown locks, Cumberbatch sports peroxide blond hair to resemble the look of the controversial website's co-founder.

Along with the release of the first look photo, DreamWorks announced Tuesday, January 22 that the principal photography of the movie has officially begun. "Twilight: Breaking Dawn" helmer Bill Condon serves behind the lens for the film that is set to hit North American theaters on November 15, just in time for next year's awards consideration.
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Report: Lindsay Lohan Rejects $550,000 Offer From 'Dancing with the Stars'

January 23, 2013 02:56:40 GMT


Lindsay Lohan isn't sold on the idea of starring on a reality TV show to pay her debt. Despite owing hundreds of thousands in back taxes, the troubled actress reportedly has turned down a lucrative offer from "Dancing with the Stars".

According to TMZ, the Elizabeth Taylor of Lifetime's biopic "Liz & Dick" "was made several offers to join the DWTS cast this upcoming season -- offers that maxed out at $550,000." She, however, rejected it because "she wants to stick to films," sources say.
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Bill Hader NOT Involved in New 'Baywatch' Movie

January 23, 2013 02:25:04 GMT


Bill Hader will not take over David Hasselhoff's iconic character in the planned "Baywatch" movie, so his rep confirms. Speaking to Collider, the representative claims that earlier story about Hader's casting in the beach lifegurad movie "wasn't true" and that "the script isn't even finished yet."

Earlier on Tuesday, January 22, The Wrap reported that Hader would star in the big screen take on the hit 1990s TV show, taking over Hasselhoff's role as the leader of the lifeguard team. Director Robert Ben Garant broke the news to the site, but stressed that Hader's deal hadn't been sealed yet.
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Beyonce Allegedly Lip-Synced 'The Star-Spangled Banner' at Obama Inauguration

January 23, 2013 02:10:18 GMT


It was undeniably Beyonce Knowles' voice that spectators in Washington D.C. and audience at home heard on January 21. However, it was apparently a pre-recorded rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" that the R'n'B diva lip-synced to during Barack Obama's second inauguration.

Accompanied by the U.S. Marine Band, Beyonce sang the national anthem flawlessly on Monday. Nonetheless, it turns out the band director Colonel Michael J. Colburn was also only acting when he conducted the band members who were also only mimicking playing their instruments.
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'Apartment 23' Pulled From Schedule, 'Happy Endings' to Air Back-to-Back

January 23, 2013 02:09:43 GMT


ABC has yanked "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" from its Tuesday night lineup. There are eight remaining episodes of the Krysten Ritter-starring series left, but the network hasn't decided when it will air them.

Expressing his feelings about the show's bleak future, co-star James Van Der Beek tweeted Tuesday, January 22, "Sad to say ABC has pulled #Apt23 and will not be airing the 8 remaining episodes any time soon. Translation: we've basically been cancelled." Still, a rep for ABC insists the low-rated comedy series hasn't been canceled.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Bolshoi Art Director Sergei Filin Believes His Attacker Could Be Insider


January 23, 2013 01:55:28 GMT


Following his headline-grabbing acid attack last week, artistic director of Russia's famed Bolshoi Ballet, Sergein Filin, says that he believes his attacker was none other than an insider from the ballet company. Assuming that the assault had to do with his role in the company, Filin shares his opinion during an interview with Komsomolskaya Pravda.

"I associate what happened with my work," Filin states. "I have provoked an aggression in somebody. Sooner or later this aggression was to take the shape of concrete action." Though admitting he had received some threats by phone before the incident, the artist finds it hard to believe that it could come "to direct violence."
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First 'Olympus Has Fallen' Trailer: Gerard Butler Risks His Life for the President

January 23, 2013 01:28:10 GMT


FilmDistrict has revealed a first trailer for "Olympus Has Fallen" starring Gerard Butler. It opens with a car accident scene that claims the life of the President's wife at snowy Camp David.

After the incident, incessant terrors continue to threaten the life of the Commander-in-Chief when a group of terrorists invade vital spots of the country. Tons of impressive high-octane sequences are showcased as Butler risks his life to protect the leader of the United States.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Shakira and Gerard Pique Welcome Baby Boy, Milan

January 23, 2013 01:18:08 GMT


Shakira is now officially a mom. The Colombia-born singer gave birth to her and Gerard Pique's son Tuesday, January 22 at 9:36 P.M. in Barcelona, Spain, so it's announced via a statement posted on her website.

They name their bundle of joy Milan Pique Mebarak. The statement later explains the meaning behind the name, "The name Milan (pronounced MEE-lahn), means dear, loving and gracious in Slavic; in Ancient Roman, eager and laborious; and in Sanskrit, unification."
 
 
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