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February 04, 2013

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'Real Housewives' Star Dina Manzo Confirms Seven-Year Marriage Is Over

February 04, 2013 09:38:07 GMT


Dina Manzo's marriage with Tommy is doomed. The former star of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" has separated from her husband, the co-owner of The Brownstone, one of the premiere catering facilities in New Jersey, after seven years of marriage.

The 40-year-old reality TV star broke the sad news via Twitter on Saturday, February 2 as she wrote to her nearly 300,000 followers after midnight, "My secret...I have been separated since October, my heart hurts but Tommy & I will always share a very special love." She added, "So grateful for the support of my loved ones during this time, especially my spiritual friends. You know who u are xoxo."
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Beyonce Confirms New World Tour After Super Bowl Performance

February 04, 2013 09:24:55 GMT


As the title and poster for her forthcoming "The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour" were leaked online simultaneously with the much-awaited Super Bowl weekend extravaganza, Beyonce Knowles waited after her explosive halftime show performance to confirm the big news. The Grammy Award-winning artist is set to go on a four-month, transatlantic tour where she will showcase the powerful vocals and fierce choreography that she brought to the recently-concluded "BeyonceBowl".

The formal announcement came after Beyonce initially hinted to fans about it during the Super Bowl press conference, where she also addressed the lip-syncing controversy that marred her national anthem rendition at the Obama inauguration. "I may have an announcement after the [Super Bowl] performance - fans should just stay tuned to see," the singer teased.
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Justin Bieber's Bodyguard Allegedly Threatens a Photo Opportunist

February 04, 2013 09:18:30 GMT


Another day is another controversy surrounding teenage superstar Justin Bieber. After his white Ferrari was once again pulled over by the police over the weekend, this time around, a member of the Canadian heartthrob crew allegedly launched a threat toward a man who took the singer's picture on Sunday evening, February 3.

TMZ shared the news, a man, who was described as "not a crazed tweener fan," approached the "Boyfriend" hitmaker to snap the teen idol's picture when he was shopping at Best Buy in the San Fernando Valley. The man claimed that one of the Biebs' people, allegedly was his bodyguard, immediately and angrily told the man to delete the photo.
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First Teaser for 'Under the Dome' Based on Stephen King's Novel

February 04, 2013 08:46:20 GMT


The first promo for "Under the Dome" has made its way out online. Premiered during the CBS telecast of Super Bowl XLVII, the video features a place trapped under an invisible dome. The video has a tagline which reads, "Say goodbye to the outside world."

Based on Stephen King's novel of the same title, the new show follows locals at a Maine vacation spot which becomes trapped under a mysterious invisible force field. A corrupt local politician uses the crisis to seize power, while local people start battling one another.
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Justin Timberlake, Ellen DeGeneres and More Congratulate Super Bowl Winner

February 04, 2013 08:45:48 GMT


Much like other fans who were overjoyed at the Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl win, some of famous stars were celebrating the team's 34-31 victory over the San Francisco 49ers. Justin Timberlake, Ellen DeGeneres and Neil Patrick Harris were just of some of those who have congratulated the Ravens.

"Congrats to The Ravens. That was a great Super Bowl," the former NSYNC member tweeted, before referring to the power outage at the Superdome in New Orleans during the third quarter, "Minus the #Blackout Although, it did double my beer intake."
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Jason London Recovering From Facial Reconstructive Surgery

February 04, 2013 08:43:54 GMT


"Dazed and Confused" star Jason London is in recovery following a two-hour extensive reconstructive surgery to fix his face that got busted in a crazy bar fight in Scottsdale, Arizona last Sunday, January 27. The star's handsome face was totally unrecognizable in the post-operation photo obtained by TMZ.

A source close to London disclosed that the 40-year-old actor underwent several surgeries in a Los Angeles hospital to repair a deep nasal fracture and a severe orbital floor fracture. A titanium plate was also inserted into the right side of his face.
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Michael Bay: 'Transformers 4' Will Be 'Redesigned From Top to Bottom'

February 04, 2013 08:20:03 GMT


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Michael Bay has given a little tidbit of what his upcoming "Transformers 4" project would be like with a brand new cast ensemble. Talking to Forbes, the 47-year-old director revealed his visions of the fourth autobot war movie, saying that he would redesign almost every aspect of the big franchise.

"We're going to start off smaller," Bay stated. "There's a brand new cast. To freshen the franchise, we've redesigned everything from top to bottom." Still, he noted that not all things are going to be changed in the new film. "The history of the first three movies is still there," he explained. "We start four years later and there's a reason why we're meeting a new cast."
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Michael Buble Tapped to Host 2013 Juno Awards

February 04, 2013 08:11:47 GMT


As revealed during Sunday's much-anticipated Super Bowl XLVII broadcast, Canadian singer Michael Buble, who hails from the country's British Columbia province, will host the 2013 Juno Awards. The multiple Juno awardee is only the second crooner ever to get the emceeing chores for the Canadian music industry's prestigious ceremony, after Paul Anka hosted the show in 1975, the same year when Buble was born.

Buble is no stranger to the Juno Awards, where he has won ten trophies already. As a first-time host, he comes after last year's well-liked host, "Star Trek" icon William Shatner.
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'The Big Bang Theory' Super Bowl Promo: Leonard in Fashion Gaffe

February 04, 2013 07:58:17 GMT


CBS released a new promo for "The Big Bang Theory" during its Super Bowl XLVII telecast. Getting into the football spirit, Sheldon and the gang put on football uniforms in the video.

Giving a fierce look, Leonard gets himself embarassed as Sheldon notices that his experimental physicist friend wears the shoulder pads inside out. His girlfriend Penny adds, "Cup, too."
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Harry Styles Has Wild 19th Birthday Party With a Stripper


February 04, 2013 07:55:29 GMT


One Direction's member, Harry Styles, celebrated his 19th birthday with a stripper. He was celebrating his birthday with some friends on a trendy club in London on February 1 when he got the surprising "present."

Styles' friend, DJ Nick Grimshaw, was the one who prepared the gift. The police-costumed stripper took off her WPC's uniform to give him a lap dance in her underwear. "She stripped down to her underwear but unfortunately there was a no-nudity policy in the bar," Styles said. "She didn't handcuff me but the funniest part was that when she finished she said, 'I'm really sorry I couldn't find my truncheon so I had to bring my nunchucks.' That was a bit weird."
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French Montana Unveils 'Sanctuary' Music Video

February 04, 2013 07:12:31 GMT


Moroccan rapper French Montana has dropped the music video to his track "Sanctuary", a cut from his mixtape "Mac and Cheese 3" released in November last year. Right off the bat, he used the clip to announce the April 16 release of his forthcoming album, "Excuse My French", which he will support with an identically-titled nationwide tour.

Reknown hip-hop music video director Eif Rivera held the reigns for the Black Metaphor produced-track's five-and-a-half-minute clip which features a cameo by DJ Khaled. In the new video, Montana sports a hooded mink, sunglasses, and lots of bling as he busts his rhymes in his crib. "Sanctuary" is touted as one of highlight cuts in Montana's latest mixtape.
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Artist of the Week: Justin Timberlake

February 04, 2013 07:02:51 GMT


Justin Timberlake is back in the business after a five-year musical hiatus to focus on acting. Aiding people's craving for new music from him, the husband of Jessica Biel has debuted song "Suit & Tie" which features rap music mogul Jay-Z.

Peaking at No. 4 on Billboard Hot 100, the track is an effective way to tease fans for his forthcoming album "The 20/20 Experience", which is due March 19. "The inspiration for this really came out of the blue and to be honest, I didn't expect anything out of it," he said earlier this year about crafting the new music.
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Super Bowl Ads: Dwayne Johnson Gets Milk, Seth Rogen and Paul Rudd Fight for Samsung

February 04, 2013 06:55:17 GMT


Got Milk? brought smile with its latest ad which was released during the Super Bowl XLVII telecast on Sunday, February 3. Starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, the funny trailer sees the muscular actor running out of milk for his daughters' breakfast. He then storms the streets, which is packed with disastrous chain of events, only to get a bottle of milk. He ignores bank robbery, escaping lion and even alien attack on his way to get the milk.

Another funny ad was released by Samsung to promote their "next big thing." The promo features Paul Rudd and Seth Rogen as rivals to win contract as the gadget brand's new ambassador. Repeatedly labelling themselves "the next big thing," the two funnymen offer some crazy ideas for the company's new advertisement. At one point, Rudd suggests that Rogen should wear a diaper and act like a talking baby for Samsung's new spot.
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Audio: Wiz Khalifa Remixes Drake's 'Started From the Bottom'

February 04, 2013 06:35:39 GMT


Within a couple of days after Toronto rapper Drake dropped an audio of his new single "Started From the Bottom" on SoundCloud, hip-hop artist Wiz Khalifa took the song and made a remix out of it. Khalifa beat out other unofficial remixes of the track, adding his own verse to the original even before its scheduled February 10 premiere.

"Bein that im in the studio all the time and ima huge fan of music in general iss only right that out of drunkness and highness i drop this," Khalifa tweeted about the quick remix. "I know that song juss came out lol but i think it speaks to all of us so i put my verse on it before everyone else does."
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Michelle Obama, Demi Lovato and More React to Beyonce's Super Bowl Halftime Show

February 04, 2013 06:15:18 GMT


No less than the First Lady Michelle Obama praised Beyonce Knowles for her explosive Super Bowl halftime show performance Sunday night, February 3 at the New Orleans Superdome. Mrs. Obama took time from her busy schedule to post a flattering tweet for the ardent supporter of her husband, President Barack Obama. "Watching the #SuperBowl with family & friends. @Beyonce was phenomenal! I am so proud of her!" the first lady posted on Twitter.

Other celebrities also expressed their admiration online. Demi Lovato gushed, "Y'all can keep watching the game but I think it's safe to say Beyonce just won the Super Bowl." Fellow diva Carrie Underwood commented, "@Beyonce just made all the rest of us singers look stupid! In the most awesome way possible!", while Kim Kardashian exclaimed, "OMG Beyonce killed it!!!" Another song-and-dance artist Nicole Scherzinger added, "Beyonce just slayed super bowl half time!!!"
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CBS' Super Bowl Broadcast Went Silent for 30 Minutes During Power Outage

February 04, 2013 04:53:05 GMT


The Super Bowl XLVII telecast was marred by a power outage at the Superdome, New Orleans. The lights went out when the Baltimore Ravens were leading the San Francisco 49ers 28-6, sending half of the building in the darkness and silencing the CBS broadcast of the event.

The power outage, which happened in the third quarter of the Super Bowl, caused a delay in the game. CBS switched to the halftime crew anchored by host James Brown to fill the time with football analysis as the CBS booth lost power and Phil Simms' microphone went off.
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CaCee Cobb Is 'Over the Moon' About Expecting Child With Donald Faison

February 04, 2013 04:33:52 GMT


As best friend Jessica Simpson is expecting her second child with fiancee Eric Johnson (II), CaCee Cobb is also pregnant with her child with husband Donald Faison. The 31-year-old mother-to-be, who is famous for being Simpson's former personal assistant and best friend, broke the news about her pregnancy on Thursday, January 31.

"Thank you for all the sweet notes," Cobb, who got married to the star of "The Exes" a month and a half ago, wrote on her Facebook page on Saturday, February 2. "We're over the moon!"
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'Star Trek Into Darkness' Will Screen in IMAX Early on May 15

February 04, 2013 04:20:48 GMT


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As if delivering a Super Bowl ad for "Star Trek Into Darkness" was not enough to thrill audience, Paramount Pictures brings another good news to devoted fans of the film franchise by announcing that Trekkies will now be able to watch the movie in theaters sooner than expected. The studio confirms that the IMAX 3D version of the film will hit theaters in the U.S. on May 15, or two days earlier than the original schedule.

IMAX has just inked a deal with Paramount to screen the 3D format of the "Star Trek" sequel prior to its wide release on May 17. The company stated on Sunday, February 3 that it had officially begun selling the tickets for the exclusive pre-screening of the highly-anticipated movie.
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Super Bowl Ads: Amy Poehler in Best Buy's, Kate Upton in Mercedes-Benz's and More

February 04, 2013 04:05:57 GMT


Making the most of Super Bowl XLVII, some companies released their ads during the game telecast. The likes of Best Buy, Mercedes-Benz, Bud Light and Jeep even enlisted A-list celebrities to attract more attention.

Promoting Best Buy, Amy Poehler appears as a finicky customer who asks a lot of questions to a nice employee. The newly-single "Parks and Recreation" star later flirts with the employee, asking him whether he will read her "Fifty Shades of Grey" in a sexy voice.
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Johnny Depp to Go Gangster as Whitey Bulger in 'Black Mass'


February 04, 2013 03:49:28 GMT


After playing an Indian man in "The Lone Ranger", Johnny Depp will appear as a mob boss in his next film. The 49-year-old actor has been tapped to star as notorious Boston crime lord Whitey Bulger in a forthcoming movie called "Black Mass".

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Depp's new gangster thriller movie will be directed by Barry Levinson. He is expected to kick off filming this May, leaving a question to the fate of Depp's other project "Transcendence", which was originally set as his next movie.
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Cee-Lo Green Reunites Onstage With Goodie Mob at ESPN Super Bowl Party

February 04, 2013 03:48:17 GMT


Singer/songwriter and record producer Cee-Lo Green headlined ESPN Magazine's "Next" Party held last February 2, right after midnight in New Orleans, performing in front of a crowd of athletes and other celebrities. After first giving a 30-minute-or-so solo set, the former "The Voice" mentor was joined by his Atlanta hip-hop crew Goodie Mob for a memorable reunion onstage.

Green rocked his opening set which included his hits "Crazy" , "Fool for You" featuring Melanie Fiona, and the profanity -laden "F**k You" before bringing out his rap collection members Bigg Gipp, T-Mo and Khujo for some '90s hip-hop. After noticing the lack of enthusiasm from the crowd for such a rare moment, Green lectured the mostly uninitiated audience about his group's notable musical contributions, particularly to rap sensations Outkast.
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'Fast and Furious 6' Debuts Intense First Trailer on Super Bowl

February 04, 2013 03:05:48 GMT


The first ever footage for Dustin Lin's "Fast and Furious 6" was finally premiered during the Super Bowl XLVII telecast on Sunday, February 3. Staying true to the film franchise's signature genre, the promo video is jam-packed with "a whole new level" of car chase scenes on various settings from the city streets and highway to the desert and landing strip.

The sixth installment of the franchise brings back Vin Diesel as Dom and Paul Walker as Brian. Since Dom and Brian's Rio heist toppled a kingpin's empire and left their crew with $100 million, the heroes have scattered across the globe. However, their inability to return home and living forever on the lam have left their lives incomplete.
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Super Bowl Movie Spots: 'Star Trek Into Darkness', 'Lone Ranger' and 'Oz'

February 04, 2013 02:46:14 GMT


Continuing the Super Bowl tradition, a number of highly-anticipated movies this year debuted their latest spots during the telecast of the NFL game on Sunday, February 3. Among them were Paramount Pictures' "Star Trek Into Darkness" and Walt Disney Pictures' "The Lone Ranger", "Oz: The Great and Powerful" and "Iron Man 3".

The footage for the "Star Trek" sequel boasts glimpses at new footage, including the one that sees Benedict Cumberbatch's villainous character threatening Chris Pine's Kirk from behind a cell. Some new battle scenes are also showcased in the promo for the May 17 release movie.
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'The Walking Dead' Featured in Time Warner Super Bowl Spot

February 04, 2013 02:42:11 GMT


Time Warner has a "The Walking Dead"-themed ad which aired during Super Bowl XLVII telecast. The funny commercial sees a suburban mom dealing with the mess created by the hunt for zombies in her house.

The mom washes a stained machete and finds her daughter feeding a walker in her room. The mom gets irritated as Norman Reedus' Daryl Dixon leaves a mark on her wall when he kills a zombie with a dart. "Clean this up," the mom tells Daryl while pointing to a pile of dead walkers in her living room.
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Videos: Alicia Keys and Jennifer Hudson's Performances at Super Bowl XLVII

February 04, 2013 02:25:21 GMT


In what looked more like a concert than a football game, Alicia Keys and Jennifer Hudson kicked off the star-studded Super Bowl XLVII on February 3 at the New Orleans Superdome with powerful performances. Singing on separate platforms set-up on the actual NFL game field, the two gave emotional renditions of patriotic songs in front of a packed arena of spectators.

Hudson went off first, joining the Sandy Hook Elementary School Chorus as they began an emotionally-charged rendition of "America the Beautiful". After a sweet start by the kids, Hudson, wearing a black and white ensemble, joined midway into the song and belted a powerful round up of the song. The student chorus was among those who survived the devastating shooting incident that shocked their Newtown, Connecticut community last December.
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Frank Ocean's Music Producer on Chris Brown Brawl: 'The Whole Thing Was a Set Up'


February 04, 2013 02:09:02 GMT


Frank Ocean has decided not to press charges against Chris Brown in an altercation that took place in the parking lot outside a West Hollywood recording studio in late January, but the story doesn't stop there. Ocean's music producer Michael Uzowuru has just written on his blog details of the incident involving the two stars.

Uzowuru, who says he was with Ocean when the brawl erupted, confirms the fight started over a parking spot. Breezy's orange Lambo was parked on Ocean's spot, and 10 minutes after Ocean asked the front desk to move the car, Rihanna's boyfriend came out with a "big dude" and a "skinnier dude."
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Video: Beyonce's Spectacular Super Bowl Half Time Show With Destiny's Child

February 04, 2013 02:04:17 GMT


Beyonce Knowles finally delivered her highly-anticipated half time performance during Super Bowl game on Sunday, February 3. As expected by many people, Queen Bey brought a very brilliant performance and despite the denial of a Destiny's Child reunion onstage, the wife of Jay-Z indeed took the stage with none other than Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams (II).

Looking smoking hot in a skimpy black leather corset with a revealing skirt, the diva presented an all-dancing set with a host of attractive dancers against the backdrop of spectacular stage. As she promised before, she delivered all her greatest hits live. She kicked off her show with an energetic rendition of "Love on Top" and followed it up with "Crazy in Love", "End of Time" and "Baby Boy".
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'Warm Bodies' Opens as Box Office Champion on Super Bowl Weekend

February 04, 2013 01:33:49 GMT


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"Warm Bodies" claims victory on North American box office during the Super Bowl weekend. The supernatural romantic comedy movie about a zombie-turned-human opens on the top spot of the chart with $19.8 million on its debut weekend. However, the film's result marks a 26% declining from last year's Super Bowl weekend when "Chronicle" opened to $22 million.

The Nicholas Hoult and Teresa Palmer-starring movie nabs a "B+" CinemaScore from the audience. It attracts to mostly female audience which make up 60% of the ticket buyers. Around 65% of them are under the age of 25.
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Reunion Rumor: Selena Gomez Spotted Leaving Justin Bieber's House With Overnight Bags


February 03, 2013 21:59:14 GMT


Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber sparked reunion rumor. The "Monte Carlo" actress was reported spending Friday night, January 1 with her on-off boyfriend after recently caught on camera leaving his house in Los Angeles on Saturday morning.

Gomez was pictured wearing a yellow cardigan, black pants, a black hat and pink sneakers. One of his bodyguards helped her put her suitcases in the car before driving her presumably back home. The Canadian singer, meanwhile, was not seen anywhere nearby.
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Ben Affleck Wins Big at Directors Guild of America Awards for 'Argo', Addresses Oscar Snub

February 03, 2013 21:20:52 GMT


Ben Affleck continued his winning streak. After his double victory at the Golden Globe Awards and his big win at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, the husband of Jennifer Garner picked up the top prize at the 65th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards Saturday night, January 2 in a Los Angeles gala.

He got lauded for his directorial work in "Argo", something that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences cannot give. He won Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures over Kathryn Bigelow ("Zero Dark Thirty"), Tom Hooper ("Les Miserables"), Ang Lee ("Life of Pi") and Steven Spielberg ("Lincoln").
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Video: Justin Timberlake Wows at Comeback Concert During Super Bowl Weekend

February 03, 2013 20:35:38 GMT


It's been years since Justin Timberlake released new song and performed it live for fans, but after all these years of absence, he hasn't lost his charm. The singer-turned-actor was joy to watch as he kicked off his first "20/20 Experience" live on a high note in New Orleans Saturday night, February 2 ahead of highly-anticipated Super Bowl.

JT delivered top-notched performances at the DirectTV-sponsored gig. The former NSYNC member balanced his setlist between getting the party going with the familiars and giving them a taste of what his new album would be with some brand new tunes along with similarly dapper 15-piece group The Tennessee Kids as his backing band.
 
 
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