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February 13, 2013

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Beyonce Premieres HBO's Documentary 'Beyonce: Life Is But a Dream'


February 13, 2013 09:39:58 GMT


Beyonce Knowles was glowing when she attended the premiere of her HBO documentary "Beyonce: Life Is But a Dream" at the Ziegfeld Theater, New York on Tuesday, February 12. Looking absolutely stunning in a sheer beaded gown by Elie Saab, Beyonce posed for photographers and talked to the reporters.

Oprah Winfrey later made a surprise appearance on the red carpet. It was Beyonce's second time of the day meeting with Oprah. Before attending the premiere, they sat together for an interview for "Oprah's Next Chapter".
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Miranda Kerr Is the New Face of Kids Helpline

February 13, 2013 09:30:42 GMT


Orlando Bloom's wife, Miranda Kerr, is appointed as Kids Helpline ambassador. The Victoria's Secret model tells the media that her participation in the organization is driven by the fact that she is a mother. In addition, losing a relative because of suicide becomes her motivation for helping other children.

"It's important they have someone to turn to for advice that will help them grow and flourish into little human beings," says the mother of two-year-old boy, Flynn. "I have a voice now, and it's important for me, personally, to use that in a positive way."
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Jenny McCarthy Criticizes Rex Reed for Insulting Melissa McCarthy's Weight


February 13, 2013 08:58:39 GMT


Jenny McCarthy slammed film critic Rex Reed for attacking Melissa McCarthy's weight when he wrote a review for Melissa's new film "Identity Thief" in New York Observer, Tuesday, February 5. "When you have talent, you have talent. People shouldn't personally attack anyone who's in front of the camera," Jenny said on Access Hollywood Live on February 12.

"I don't have the whole story, but, I do know that, after being in this business 20 years, it's really crummy that you get attacked in your personal life in general," Jenny also told E! News on Tuesday. She continued defending her cousin, Melissa, "She's very very talented and people know that, so... He can go to hell."
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Scarlett Johansson Reveals She Lost 'Les Mis' Role to Anne Hathaway Due to Laryngitis

February 13, 2013 08:39:57 GMT


Little did people know that Scarlett Johansson was also testing for Fantine role in now Oscar-nominated "Les Miserables". She, however, had to lose the highly coveted part to Anne Hathaway because she didn't give her best performance during the audition due to laryngitis.

The "Hitchcock" actress recalled the audition that required her to sing live. "I sang my little heart out," she told Broadway.com. "I auditioned with laryngitis. I did everything I could to, like, not have laryngitis."
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Howie Mandel Officially Returning to 'America's Got Talent' Season 8

February 13, 2013 08:17:56 GMT


Howie Mandel will return to the upcoming eighth installment of "America's Got Talent", NBC has confirmed. The Canadian TV host first broke the news to Access Hollywood as saying, "I'm doing my fourth season of 'America's Got Talent'."

"I'm going to re-judge for my fourth year," he added. He went on gushing, "I'm thrilled to be back. This is my fourth year [and I think the talent] has been getting better and better every year."
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Charlie Sheen Helps Lindsay Lohan Pay for Half of Her amfAR Gown


February 13, 2013 08:11:58 GMT


Charlie Sheen continued to help hot mess Lindsay Lohan. After giving her a $100,000 cheque to help with her tax debt, the "Anger Management" actor reportedly offered to "go halfsies" with his "Scary Movie 5" co-star to pay for the gown she wore at the recent amfAR gala.

The former "Two and a Half Men" star personally called celebrity stylist Phillip Bloch to ask that he dress the financially-struggling actress for the glitzy event. "Never in a business like this do you see a celebrity pay for another celebrity," Bloch told Us Weekly. "He's very considerate."
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First 'Monsters University' Clip: Sulley Gives a Bad First Impression

February 13, 2013 07:57:43 GMT


John Goodman had a special treat when visiting "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" recently. Not only did he talk about his upcoming projects, but he also unleashed a first ever clip of the highly-anticipated animated pic "Monsters University".

The funny clip shows the first time Mike meets Sulley. The latter gives a bad impression to the former as he sparks frenzy by letting an animal get in to their room. Telling Sulley to get out of the room, Mike says, "I need to study my scary," but the big blue monster laughs at the one-eyed green creature instead.
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Justin Timberlake Joins Instagram

February 13, 2013 07:30:45 GMT


It looks like Justin Timberlake can't resist the temptation to join Instagram. The 32-year-old singer created an account on the photo sharing site Sunday, February 10 and posted 22 black-and-white photos from Grammys night.

A picture shows Timberlake adjusting his tie, another captures the chaotic backstage preparation, and one other image features him striking a pose with Timbaland. He posted photos of his performance on stage as well.
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Eddie Cibrian: Brandi Glanville's Book Intends to Hurt Me and LeAnn Rimes

February 13, 2013 07:29:35 GMT


Eddie Cibrian released a comment about Brandi Glanville's book "Drinking and Tweeting and Other Brandi Blunders". In a statement read on "Today" on Tuesday, February 12, he said, "I certainly wish I handled some of the choices I made four years ago differently, but I have been conscious of the choices I have made since. This exploitative book, intended to hurt LeAnn and me, will only hurt and scar my kids. That deeply saddens and concerns me."

Later on, Brandi responded to Eddie's comment. She told E! News, "My book is not intended to hurt my ex husband or his wife." She added, "This book is not an autobiography. It is my take on getting through break ups and divorce."
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Mindless Behavior Premieres New Music Video 'Keep Her on the Low'

February 13, 2013 07:26:42 GMT


Pop/hip-hop boyband Mindless Behavior debuted a music video for "Keep Her on the Low", the first track off their sophomore album "All Around the World" set to be released on March 12. In the new clip, the quartet of Prodigy, Princeton, Ray Ray and Roc Royal show off their trademark R'n'B/pop fusion and tight choreography combo.

Directed by Eric White, the almost-four-minute clip shows the boys dressing up in more formal wear than their usual casual teen get-ups, for an "MB Takeover", "a mission to give a secret performance for all Mindless Behavior fans." For the track, they enlist the help of singer-songwriter Sean Garret, who also appears suited up for the video.
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Video: Matt Damon Says No to Toilet to Call Attention to Worldwide Water Crisis

February 13, 2013 07:20:32 GMT


Matt Damon will not go to the bathroom until the world has access to clean water and sanitation. In an attempt to draw attention to the water crisis, the "Contagion" actor who co-founds Water.org holds a fake conference press in a hilarious PSA video.

"In protest of this global tragedy, until this issue is resolved, until everyone has access to clean water and sanitation, I will not go to the bathroom," so the Oscar-winning star announces his plea to a group of "reporters." He adds, "Say no to toilets."
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'Fifty Shades'-Like Erotic Book 'Beautiful Bastard' to Get Big Screen Treatment

February 13, 2013 07:11:04 GMT


"Fifty Shades of Grey" will likely not be the only "Twilight" fan fiction book to be adapted into the silver screen. A similar novel called "Beautiful Bastard" stole the attention of Constantin Film, which decided to acquire its movie rights to give it a big screen treatment.

Breaking the news is The Hollywood Reporter, which says that the studio has closed a mid-six-figure fee to develop the movie adaptation. The project still hasn't found its director[s] and screenwriter[s], and it is still unknown when it will kick off production.
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Netflix and DreamWorks Animation to Launch New Children's Series

February 13, 2013 06:58:46 GMT


Following the success of "House of Cards", Netflix is preparing another original program. This time, the Internet streaming media plans to debut a new children's series made under collaboration with DreamWorks Animation.

Titled "Turbo F.A.S.T.", the new TV series is based on upcoming DreamWorks Animation flick "Turbo". The animated film, directed by David Soren, follows an ordinary garden snail whose dream to become the fastest snail in the world comes true.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Devon Aoki Gave Birth to a Baby Girl

February 13, 2013 06:38:23 GMT


It's baby boom in Hollywood. Devon Aoki was the latest celebrity who just welcomed a new addition to her family. The 30-year-old model and actress welcomes a baby girl, her second child with husband James Bailey.

According to Us Weekly, the overjoyed couple names their newborn daughter Alessandra Linville Bailey. The baby girl weighed 7 pounds 11 ounces at birth Tuesday, February 12. She joins big brother Hunter, who was born in June 2011.
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Batman Reboot Might Be Pushed Back Due to 'Justice League' Troubles

February 13, 2013 06:35:42 GMT


As the fate of the long-gestating "Justice League" movie project is still uncertain, the plan of a new Batman standalone film post-"The Dark Knight" trilogy is also being questioned. Addressing speculations surrounding the new Caped Crusader pic, Batman on Film shared the words that the project would still happen anyway regardless the "JL" project is scrapped or not.

The initial plan was to introduce the new Batman in the "JL" movie. However, the plan could be changed since the DC superhero ensemble pic would likely not hit theaters in 2015 as it was initially projected. "Don't worry about the Batman [film] franchise, it's [Warner Bros.'] most valuable [DC Comics-based] asset," an insider told the BOF site.
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Demi Lovato Reveals New Single 'Heart Attack' Out on March 4

February 13, 2013 06:17:45 GMT


Disney-bred star Demi Lovato has just shared to her Lovatics an artwork and teaser for her new single "Heart Attack", the first cut off her next album set to come out this year. The new studio album will be a follow-up to Lovato's successful 2011 album, "Unbroken".

"My new single #HeartAttack available March 4," the 20-year-old singer disclosed the release date of the new track on her microblogging page on Twitter under #LovaticsAreHavingaHeartAttack, which the teaser also mentioned at the end of the clip . She is set to premiere her new single on "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest's popular 102.7 KIIS FM radio show "On Air with Ryan Seacrest".
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Kate Upton Temporarily Lost Her Hearing and Eyesight After Swimsuit Photoshoot in Antarctica

February 13, 2013 06:09:54 GMT


Kate Upton dished on what it was like to pose for the camera wearing only bikini in the freezing weather of the South Pole. "It was freezing," the 20-year-old model told "Today" on Tuesday, February 12. "I'm from Florida, so it wasn't easy for me."

"When I came back, I was losing my hearing and eyesight. My body was shutting down because it was working so hard to keep me warm," she continued during a media tour to promote the latest issue of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit where she graced the cover.
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Bruno Mars Reveals Moonshine Jungle World Tour With Ellie Goulding on 'Ellen'

February 13, 2013 06:00:43 GMT


Bruno Mars returned to "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" on Tuesday, February 12 to announce that he would be going on tour in support of his very well-received sophomore album, "Unorthodox Jukebox". Tagged as the "Moonshine Jungle World Tour", it will also feature British singer/songwriter Ellie Goulding and soul/indie pop band Fitz and the Tantrums to support the Hawaiian crooner on selected dates of his tour.

Although specific dates and venues are yet to be given out, the "Locked Out of Heaven" singer revealed he would be trekking across major cities across the U.S. and Canada this summer before hitting the road in Europe in the fall. The 27-year-old hitmaker hinted about his upcoming tour for weeks on Twitter, where he also teased fans last week about the premiere of music video for his new single "When I Was Your Man".
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A Man Arrested After Jumping on Stage During Adele Win at Grammys

February 13, 2013 04:44:19 GMT


Vitalli Sediuk has to face the consequence of crashing the 55th annual Grammy Awards last Sunday night, February 10. The Ukrainian TV host, who once tried to kiss Will Smith on the red carpet of "Men in Black 3" premiere in Moscow, was arrested after coming onto the stage uninvited after Adele was announced as the winner of Best Pop Solo Performance.

The award was presented by Jennifer Lopez and her frequent collaborator Pitbull. "It's such an honor to receive this award. I love you, Adele," Sediuk said on stage during his stunt before J.Lo motioned him away. He was grabbed by security once exiting the stage and was taken into police custody on suspicion of trespassing.
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'The Killing' Casts Peter Sarsgaard as Villain in Season 3

February 13, 2013 04:30:14 GMT


"The Killing" has added Peter Sarsgaard to the cast ensemble of its season 3. The Golden Globes-nominated actor is tapped to play a death row inmate and a lifelong convict, "for whom the clock is ticking down," on the resurrected drama series.

Sarsgaard's character, Tom Seward, was "born into poverty and crime" and has "been in and out of the system for violent crimes since he was 10." Seward doesn't want to appear weak, so he always aims to dominate every interaction.
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John Cusack Is Protecting Malin Akerman in First 'Numbers Station' Trailer

February 13, 2013 04:03:10 GMT


John Cusack is back into action in the first trailer for "The Numbers Station". Channeling his inner cold-blooded agent persona, Cusack doesn't hesitate to assassinate his enemies while on duty. He teams up with code operator Malin Akerman in what seems to be a top secret duty to prevent a group of attackers from executing their deadly plan.

Cusack stars as CIA black ops agent Emerson Kent. After his latest mission goes disastrously wrong, the veteran is given one last chance to prove he still has what it takes to do his job. His new assignment is guarding Katherine (Akerman), a code operator at a top-secret remote CIA "Numbers Station" where encrypted messages are sent and received.
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Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z to Go on Tour Together


February 13, 2013 03:53:30 GMT


Although neither party has officially confirmed it, news of a joint stadium tour by Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z are already being reported by reputed news agencies and instantaneously being spread around online. The mega road collaboration project comes in the heels of a 'JT' & 'JZ' double performance of their "Suit & Tie" track at Sunday's Grammy Awards and a post-Grammy concert party at the Hollywood Palladium.

The two are reportedly going together on a 10-city tour this summer, a string of shows that may have been kicked off by their performance in New Orleans during Super Bowl weekend, which was Timberlake's big return to the stage following his short-term musical hiatus. The real-life BFFs are looking to perform together more often for "Suit & Tie", a track off JT's forthcoming album "The 20/20 Experience".
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Penelope Cruz Confirms Second Pregnancy

February 13, 2013 03:26:50 GMT


Spanish actress Penelope Cruz and her husband, Javier Bardem, are expecting their second child. Although the news broke out in early February, Cruz's publicist, Javier Giner, only announced it on Tuesday, February 12.

The publicist said the "To Rome with Love" actress was "extremely happy and very excited" about the happy news. However, Giner refused to provide further details about the pregancy, including the due date.
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Jamie-Lynn Sigler Pregnant With Her First Child

February 13, 2013 03:23:10 GMT


Jamie-Lynn Sigler, 31, and Cutter Dykstra, 23, are expecting their first child together. Sigler announced her pregnancy on Tuesday, February 12 and her representative has confirmed it later. "The pregnancy was a shock. She just told the cast and crew of Guys ('Guys With Kids')," a source told Life & Style.

The baby news comes just two weeks after the former "The Sopranos" actress announced her engagement to the Washington Nationals infielder in late January. An insider said, "She couldn't be more excited! Jamie can't wait to be a mom."
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'Finding Nemo 2' Still in the Works With Albert Brooks Returning as Marlin

February 13, 2013 03:18:43 GMT


There have been no updates on the potential sequel project for "Finding Nemo" since the plan was announced in July last year. However, that doesn't mean the project is already dead since it is now confirmed that Albert Brooks has just closed a deal to join the sequel's voice cast ensemble.

Deadline breaks the news that Brooks will reprise his lead role as Marlin in the Finding Nemo sequel. He will join Ellen DeGeneres, who has already signed on to return as Dory. It took so long to seal Brooks back as the actor had been busy with his other film projects, including recently-released "This Is 40".
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Justin Bieber Fires Back at Black Keys' Patrick Carney for Grammys-Related Diss


February 13, 2013 03:06:55 GMT


A war of words has just been waged by 18-year-old pop superstar Justin Bieber against a much older and an unlikely opponent, The Black Keys' drummer Patrick Carney. The Biebs hit back at the recent Grammy winner for his comment on the Recording Academy's snub on the "Boyfriend" singer.

On Tuesday, February 12, Bieber took to his Twitter to post the message, "The black keys drummer should be slapped around haha," in reply to what Carney said during an interview after his band's multiple Grammy wins on Sunday night in Los Angeles. Asked to comment on Bieber who didn't get any Grammy nominations, Carney told TMZ, "He's rich, right? Grammys are for, like, music, not for money ... and he's making a lot of money. He should be happy, I guess."
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Final Season of Jenni Rivera's Reality Show Will Premiere in April

February 13, 2013 02:40:16 GMT


Before to her tragic death in December 2012, Jenni Rivera had filmed the third season of her reality show "I Love Jenni". mun2, the TV channel behind the production, announces that it will air the final episodes featuring the late singer starting Sunday, April 14 at 9/8c.

The third installment will include footage taken weeks prior to the December 9 plane crash that claimed Rivera's life and six others'. The new season will also feature how the Mexican artist's family, including children Chiquis, Jacqui, Michael, Jenicka and Johnny as well as sister Rosie, try to preserve Rivera's legacy.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Alec Baldwin Confirms His Wife Expecting Their First Baby Together


February 13, 2013 02:38:45 GMT


It is confirmed, Alec Baldwin and his wife Hilaria Thomas are expecting their first child together. After weeks of swirling speculations about Hilaria's pregnancy, the couple finally announced the happy news when appearing together on "Extra" recently.

"We're having a baby," an all smiles 28-year-old Hilaria shared the exciting news as she sat next to her husband. "It was a surprise, a wonderful surprise." Alec, looking equally happy as his yoga instructor wife, went on sharing how they first found out about the pregnancy.
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Lady GaGa Postpones Four Shows Due to Joint Injury

February 13, 2013 02:18:04 GMT


Lady GaGa has been forced to postpone four shows of her Born This Way Ball concert tour due to synovitis or severe inflammation of the joints. GaGa puts on hold her Wednesday, February 13 and Thursday, February 14 night shows at Chicago's United Center, her Saturday, February 16 show at Detroit's Palace of Auburn Hills and Sunday, February 17 performance at Copps Coliseum in Hamilton, Ont. Except for those four, all other shows will proceed as scheduled.

"I've been hiding this injury and pain from my staff for a month, praying it would heal, but after last night's performance I could not work," GaGa revealed about her injury on Twitter. "It will hopefully heal as soon as possible."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Kate Middleton Pregnant Bikini Photos Surface, Royal Family Is 'Disappointed'

February 13, 2013 01:55:13 GMT


Pregnant Kate Middleton was photographed in bikini during her recent vacation with Prince William in Mustique. The pictures will be published in an upcoming issue of Italian magazine Chi.

The images show Kate strolling through the beach in a blue bikini, exposing her barely-there baby bump for the first time. Her equally famous sister Pippa Middleton is also featured in some other photos as the royal couple was reported to be joined by Kate's family during the so-called "babymoon."
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Angelina Jolie's Daughter Vivienne Scores Thousands of Dollars a Week From 'Maleficent'

February 13, 2013 01:54:30 GMT


At 4 years old, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's daughter, Vivienne, already bags a lot of money for her first ever acting gig. Starring opposite her mom in Walt Disney Pictures' fairytale pic "Maleficent", the little girl already scores a four-digit weekly salary.

TMZ reports that Vivienne's contract is worth $3,000/week. She gets a per diem of $60/day, quite a big sum for a minor child who stars in a movie for the first time. "Well, no actor should be working for free," a Screen Actor's Guild rep tells Hero Complex to comment on the report.
 
 
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