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February 16, 2013

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Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd Break Up

February 16, 2013 06:15:13 GMT


Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd are no longer a couple after they broke up two weeks before Valentine's Day. It explains why Maksim was recently spotted hanging out with other girls during New York's Fashion Week.

"He wasn't feeling her anymore," a source tells Us Weekly about the couple who split after dating for ten months. On the other side, another insider says that Peta "didn't want it to end. It will be very heated between them when the (new) season (of 'Dancing with the Stars') starts in a few weeks."
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Michael Buble Teases New Music in Ambiguous Clip

February 16, 2013 06:15:04 GMT


A couple of days after he first previewed his new music in an 18-second teaser clip, Canadian singer Michael Buble drops a second teaser, equally short and ambiguous as the first. The 17-second clip is another sneak peak into the standards crooner's new music set to come out soon, although it cannot be determined whether both snippets are taken from the same single.

The new video shows Buble pushing a plastic fork into a piece of watermelon, supposedly eating while seated on a table with a male companion who has a cafeteria tray under his plate. "Cause you may not believe that baby I'm relieved," Buble sings before shoving his plate away.
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Phillip Phillips Premieres New Music Video 'Gone, Gone, Gone'

February 16, 2013 05:55:40 GMT


"American Idol" season 11 winner Phillip Phillips has just released a brand new music video for his latest single entitled "Gone, Gone, Gone". It's the 22-year-old singer's follow-up to his highly-successful debut single "Home", now the biggest-selling "Idol" coronation night song.

"It's a celebration of life, and hopefully something that everyone can find something in to relate to," the video's director Joseph Toman said. The music video features home movie footage of couples, families and children, highlighting special moments in their lives.
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Kyle Chandler Cast in 'The Vatican', Sarah Michelle Gellar on Board 'Crazy Ones'

February 16, 2013 05:53:38 GMT


Kyle Chandler and Sarah Michelle Gellar are plotting their TV returns with different projects. The former is tapped to star in Showtime's pilot "The Vatican", while the latter joins Robin Williams in CBS' pilot "Crazy Ones".

In the drama, "Friday Night Lights" alum Chandler will star as Cardinal Thomas Duffy, "a charismatic yet enigmatic archbishop of New York whose progressive leanings excite some and alarm others within the hierarchy of the Catholic Church." He joins Sebastian Koch and Matthew Goode who have been earlier cast in the project.
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'Monsters University' Dean Has Important Message in New Viral Video

February 16, 2013 05:27:28 GMT


The Dean of "Monsters University" has something to say in a new viral video for the upcoming animated film. Designed like a commercial advertisement to promote the university, the clip features shots of various activities in the campus with the female Dean serving as a narrator.

"Scariness is the true measure of a monster. At Monsters University, it's my job to make great students, great scares," so promotes the Dean, which doesn't make an appearance in the video. It then cuts to scenes of students gushing about a university where someone "can be unique," and "can love to learn."
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Edward Furlong Taken Back Into Jail for Allegedly Violating Restraining Order

February 16, 2013 05:19:00 GMT


Edward Furlong is back behind bars once again. The "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" actor was arrested for allegedly coming near his girlfriend despite a restraining order placed against him following domestic violence accusations.

He was first accused of roughing up his girlfriend at LAX in October 2012, causing judge to ban him from contacting her. In January this year, he was involved in a so-called "boyfriend/girlfriend disturbance" at an L.A. residence that led him back to prison.
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Shakira Takes Son to Watch Soccer Match

February 16, 2013 05:16:51 GMT


Shakira took her son Milan to Camp Nou, home of the FC Barcelona, Sunday, February 10 to see boyfriend Gerard Pique's team winning 6-1 over Getafe. The outing was the first time for the little boy after Shakira and Gerard welcomed him last January 22.

Cuddling her son, the 36-year-old singer was thrilled to see Gerard scoring a sixth goal in the final minute of the match. "His first official time going out, in Camp Nou and watches his daddy score! Shak," she tweeted along with a picture of her and Milan at the game. She carried Milan in a red baby carrier which had Gerard's number on it.
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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Take Their Twins to Museum on Valentine's Day

February 16, 2013 05:03:59 GMT


Brad Pitt brought longtime partner Angelina Jolie and two of their children, Knox and Vivienne, to Natural History Museum in Los Angeles on February 14. Accompanied by their bodyguards, the couple and the twins were seen wearing black outfits in the afternoon.

Brad, Angelina, and their kids took a tour inside the museum. The twins were especially interested in observing microscopic specimens and playing with fossils. According to a witness, Brad read to Knox and explained the stuff they saw in the museum, while Angelina was with Vivienne. "Brad was walking around reading to Knox and explaining things to him," said the witness.
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Britney Spears Spotted Dining Out With Mystery Man on Valentine's Day

February 16, 2013 04:54:52 GMT


Britney Spears sparks a new romance rumor, just a month after calling off her engagement to Jason Trawick. The former judge of "The X Factor (US)" was caught on camera enjoying a Valentine's Day sushi date in Calabasas, Calif. with an unidentified man.

Britney went casual for the evening with jeans, a white top, black jacket and boots. She arranged her hair in a messy bun and held an oversized handbag. Her mystery date matched her look in a Rolling Stones tee, black jacket and baseball cap.
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Video: Vin Diesel Sings Rihanna's 'Stay' During Valentine's Day Karaoke

February 16, 2013 04:42:27 GMT


On Valentine's Day, actor Vin Diesel posted on his Facebook page a video of himself singing in a karaoke, covering Rihanna's "Stay". The song is RiRi's latest single which she performed last Sunday at the 55th Grammy Awards and whose stripped-down music video she just released a few days ago.

Standing beside a projection of the "Stay" music video, Diesel sang along to Rihanna's emotionally-stirring track, and moved between his distinctly deep, low voice and a few not-so successful attempts on some high notes. He wrapped up his rendition with a big smack after three successive "Happy V-day" greetings towards the end.
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Beyonce Knowles Gives a Clear Look at 1-Year-Old Blue Ivy, Addresses Pregnancy Weight Gain

February 16, 2013 04:29:34 GMT


Beyonce Knowles shows off her adorable baby Blue Ivy who just turned 1 year old in a leaked photo from her upcoming HBO documentary "Beyonce: Life Is But a Dream". It's the first time fans got to see the little girl's face clearly since mama Bey released some pictures last year taken right after she went into labor.

There were indeed some photos of Blue Ivy hitting the web every now and then, but her pictures have always been obscured. More never-before-seen pictures of the baby are expected to be unveiled when the documentary that gives intimate look at Beyonce's personal life premieres on February 16 on HBO at 9 P.M.
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Videos: Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Take on 'Harlem Shake'

February 16, 2013 04:14:06 GMT


Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert have brought "Harlem Shake" to their shows. On February 14, the two TV hosts did their own versions of the Internet meme, with Stewart putting a twist on it.

Wearing a black helmet, the host of Emmy-winning "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" danced to the Baauer track while the show's crew was busy with their own business on the set. Instead of being joined by the crew, Stewart then found himself left alone.
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Brad Pitt Passes on David Fincher's 'Leagues', Channing Tatum Is Eyed to Star

February 16, 2013 04:01:07 GMT


On Valentine's Day, words ran rampant that Brad Pitt was set to star in David Fincher's new project "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea". However, The Playlist made a clarification that Pitt would not take part in the fantasy film developed at Walt Disney Pictures.

The site explained that Pitt wouldn't star in the potential tentpole not because his deal hadn't been closed, but because he passed on the gig after initially saying "yes" to take the lead role a month ago. With Pitt turning down the role, Fincher is now looking for a new actor to lead his project and Channing Tatum is said to be a potential candidate.
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Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon Take Romantic Valentine's Day Ride on Horse-Drawn Carriage

February 16, 2013 03:49:38 GMT


Mariah Carey shared photos of her romantic date with Nick Cannon on Valentine's Day. The "American Idol" judge and her hubby enjoyed a ride on horse-drawn carriage in Central Park and exchanged a sweet kiss during the night out. She was a red hot in a strapless gown and a leather jacket, while he looked sharp in a tux.

Carey started the night by having "Valentines Rendezvous consumed by bubbles" as she prepared for the big night with Cannon. She was joined by her playful dog during the bubble bath. "Jill E Beans leaps to the tub In hopes of a splash champagne," so she tweeted. She then posed with her husband in front of butterfly and "I Love You" balloons, gazing adoringly at him.
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Usher Debuts Diplo-Produced New Track 'Go Missin' '

February 16, 2013 03:34:11 GMT


Within a year of releasing his Diplo-produced track "Climax", Usher links up again with the hit making-producer to come up with "Go Missin' ". The new collaboration track reportedly didn't make the cut in Usher's latest album "Looking4 Myself", but the R'n'B/pop crooner apparently dropped it on Valentine's Day for free as a special treat for his hordes of fans.

"You loved what I gave you last Valentine's #Climax So here is 'Special delivery from the cloud' Happy Valentine's Day!" Usher tweeted on Thursday. In the new track, Diplo, who has produced hits for Beyonce Knowles, M.I.A. and Chris Brown, put an electro-pulsating beat along with the singer's distinct vocals, creating a track that might just make it to Usher's next album, although there's no word on that yet.
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Video: Joaquin Phoenix Drowns for PETA Vegan Ad

February 16, 2013 03:14:25 GMT


Joaquin Phoenix stars in PETA's ad which encourages people to go vegan. In the ad, the 38-year-old actor simulates drowning to illustrate what it's like for fish to be pulled from the water and left to suffocate to death. "It's slow, painful, and frightening," he says in the video. "And we do it to more than 1 trillion fish every year."

"Fish are smart, interesting animals with unique personalities, and just like dogs, cats, and humans, they feel pain," PETA says. "Every single one of those billion fish are stolen from the water, fighting for breath, feeling their chest move slower and slower, until they finally die an agonizing death."
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First Look at Josh Brolin as Original Dwight McCarthy in 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For'

February 16, 2013 03:09:24 GMT


Amid his busy schedule directing "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For", Robert Rodriguez took time to treat fans with a first look at one of the film's leading actors Josh Brolin. Taking to his Twitter on Friday, February 15, the director gave sneak peeks at Brolin's performance as Dwight McCarthy.

"Having a BLAST making this movie. Amazing cast, and they're all doing fantastic work," Rodriguez tweeted. He then posted a photo that featured a behind-the-scene moment between him and Brolin. They were seen in a green screen room with the actor acting as if he was driving a car.
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Sara Rue Gives Birth to Her First Child

February 16, 2013 03:03:34 GMT


Sara Rue delivered her daughter Talulah Rue Price a few days before Valentine's Day. The 34-year-old actress revealed the news via her Twitter account on February 15, "Had the best Valentines Day w/my husband & our new baby daughter Talulah! She was born a few days ago & we couldn't be more in love w/her."

Sara's representative confirmed to media that Talulah was born on Saturday, February 9. The representative added, "Both mother and baby are doing well and the family is ecstatic to be cozied up together."
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Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries Divorce Finally Set for Trial in May

February 16, 2013 02:43:15 GMT


Can't wait to get divorced from Kris Humphries, Kim Kardashian can now feel a bit relief as her divorce case is finally set to proceed to trial. E! News reports that judge Stephen Moloney has finally set the trial date on May 6 and it is expected to last for five days.

Moloney's decision automatically put the kibosh on Humphries' attempt to delay the divorce proceedings due to "uncooperative third parties." The scheduled trial will be heard by judge Scott Gordon, who is experienced in handling celebrity divorce including the 2007 split between Britney Spears and then husband Kevin Federline.
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Chris Brown Premieres 'Home' Documentary Music Video

February 16, 2013 02:36:07 GMT


R'n'B/hip-hop superstar Chris Brown debuts a new music video for the track entitled "Home", reportedly a cut off his forthcoming sixth album set to be released later this year. The documentary music video features footage from his 2012 Carpe Diem world tour, particularly his performances in Frankfurt, Dubai, Amsterdam and Paris.

"I am excited to announce the world premiere of #Home, a new docu-video from my world tour! #TeamBreezy, check it out," Breezy tweeted to his hordes of followers. In the clip, Brown sings about yearning of going back to his old life, the one he used to live before he became a rich and famous music superstar, living the fast life of a jet-setting entertainer riding private yachts and partying in clubs.
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NBC Pilots: Miranda Cosgrove Joins 'Girlfriend in a Coma', Minnie Driver Stars in 'About a Boy'

February 16, 2013 02:21:56 GMT


After wrapping up her stint on Nickelodeon's "iCarly", Miranda Cosgrove will next be seen on network TV. The 19-year-old actress lands a role in NBC's comedy pilot "Girlfriend in a Coma", based on Douglas Coupland's novel, which has already had Christina Ricci in the cast lineup.

Cosgrove will play Evie, the 17-year-old daughter of Ricci's character. A small-town, overachieving loner, she finds her world turned upside down when her mother wakes up from a coma after almost two decades. Every hope she ever had of keeping her nose to the grindstone, saving money, and getting grades for an out-of-state college is thrown out the window.
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Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper to Reunite in David O. Russell's Abscam Film

February 16, 2013 02:05:33 GMT


It seems like Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper are paving their ways to become a big screen power couple. Hot on heels of their collaboration in Oscar-nominated "Silver Linings Playbook", the two are set to reunite again in a new movie to be directed by their "Silver Linings" helmer David O. Russell.

As previously reported, Russell is currently developing a star-studded film project about Abscam. Now Deadline reports that Lawrence has just been added to the cast ensemble, which includes Cooper in addition to Christian Bale, Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner.
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Rihanna Ignores Chris Brown at L.A. Club, Gets Marijuana Bouquet on Valentine's Day


February 16, 2013 01:41:06 GMT


Rihanna and Chris Brown's newly rekindled romance might be already over. Just days after getting cozy at the Grammy Awards, they were reportedly ignoring each other when attending Popular Demand's 1-Year Anniversary party at the Playhouse Nightclub in Los Angeles on February 13.

RiRi and Breezy arrived separately, with the former accompanied by her group of bodyguards. The "Don't Judge Me" singer, meanwhile, brought an entourage of around 20 people.
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Emma Stone Goes High-Fashion, Nicolas Cage Keeps It Sleek at 'Croods' Berlinale Premiere


February 16, 2013 01:38:57 GMT


Emma Stone stole the limelight when appearing at the premiere of her forthcoming movie "The Croods" in Berlin on Friday, February 15. She promoted the prehistoric animated film as part of the 2013 Berlin International Film Festival.

The Gwen Stacy of "The Amazing Spider-Man" channeled her well-known fashionista persona as she stepped out on the red carpet. She glammed up in a Gucci mini dress with balloon sleeves and nets detailing on the shoulder.
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Stevie Wonder Blasts Lil Wayne Over Emmett Till Lyrics

February 15, 2013 22:34:58 GMT


Stevie Wonder is among those criticizing Lil Wayne for the rapper's derogatory reference to Emmett Till. "You can't equate that to Emmett Till," the music icon explains why he's not impressed by what Weezy rapped in song "Karate Chop". "You just cannot do that."

"I think you got to have someone around you that - even if they are the same age or older - is wiser to say, 'Yo, that's not happening," Stevie says in an interview with the Associated Press. "Don't do that.' "
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Kirstie Alley's New Comedy Ordered to Series by TV Land

February 15, 2013 21:56:57 GMT


Kirstie Alley is returning to scripted TV. Her new comedy previously titled "Giant Baby" has just got a 12-episode pickup from TV Land for a planned Fall premiere. The show is ordered to series under a new title "Kirstie's New Show", the network announces.

It revolves around Madison "Maddie" Banks, a famous Broadway star who finds her life turned upside down when Arlo, the son she gave up at birth, suddenly appears hoping to connect with the mother he never knew after his adoptive parents have died.
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Lindsay Lohan's 'The Canyons' Picked Up by IFC Films

February 15, 2013 21:25:42 GMT


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Lindsay Lohan's newest starring vehicle "The Canyons" finally found a home for release after rumored being rejected by South by Southwest Film Festival due to quality issues. It was IFC Films which acquired the North American rights to the Paul Schrader-directed movie.

The low-budgeted thriller featuring LiLo starring opposite adult film star James Deen will get a simultaneous theatrical and digital release. In anticipation of the release, it will be showcased in a special presentation at the Film Society of Lincoln Center later this summer.
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2 Chainz Arrested in Maryland on Drug Charges


February 15, 2013 21:05:01 GMT


2 Chainz was taken into police custody Thursday night, February 14 while in Maryland where he's scheduled to perform at a college event. The Playaz Circle rapper was busted on drug charges while on his way to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore with six people in his entourage.

The Maryland State Police pulled over his white van for speeding near Easton. He and his people allegedly went 79 mph in a 55 mph zone. The cops smelled marijuana in the van and arrested him, but not the others, after finding a grinder and traces of marijuana in a backpack he said he owned.
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Harrison Ford Returning as Han Solo in 'Star Wars Episode 7'

February 15, 2013 20:12:11 GMT


Rumor has it, Harrison Ford is indeed going to return to "Star Wars Episode 7". Latino Review reports the actor will reprise his role as Han Solo, the wisecracking smuggler he portrayed in George Lucas' "Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope", the first chapter in the famous franchise.

Back in November 2012, Ford was reportedly "open to the idea of doing the movie and he's upbeat about it, all three of them are." The source referred to Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher coming back together as Solo, Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia Organa respectively.
 
 
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