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February 18, 2013

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'Revenge' Releases 'Retribution' Promo

February 18, 2013 09:12:08 GMT


ABC's primetime soap opera "Revenge" has released a short promo clip for its "Retribution", the fifteenth episode of its second season. "Retribution" will be aired on March 10, a Sunday, on 9/8c.

"Retribution" is the second to the last episode in the hit TV series' second season, written by Nikki Toscano and Elle Triedman and directed by Helen Hunt. It follows lead character Emily Thorne's (Emily VanCamp) quest for justice and 'revenge' on the people responsible for her father's wrongful conviction for terrorism and eventual death.
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Kris Humphries Chooses Divorce With Kim Kardashian Over NBA Games


February 18, 2013 08:38:28 GMT


The date of Kris Humphries and Kim Kardashian's divorce trial is settled, and it is during NBA playoff period which will run from April 20 to June 20. Kris decided if he is going to have a game at the same date as his divorce trial, he's going to screw his teammate to face Kim on the court.

In order to settle his divorce with Kim, Kris is probably going to ruin his two-year, $24 million contract. Brooklyn Nets, Kris' basketball team, is on track to secure a spot in 2013 NBA playoff. If his team really goes to playoff, Kris is going to miss not only one important game, since the trial court can last more than three days.
News > Music News

Artist of the Week: Tegan and Sara

February 18, 2013 08:29:45 GMT


"It was time to shake things up," said Tegan Rain Quin, the one-half of Tegan and Sara, when preparing their seventh album last year. With such goal, the twin sisters added more pop sound to "Heartthrob". She added, "We were determined to make our most accessible and poppiest album."

Their risky mid-career shift was paid off as they managed to attract more music lovers. Their latest album debuted at No. 3 on Billboard, their highest-charting album to date, topping their previous two critically-acclaimed albums "The Con" (2007) and "Sainthood" (2009). The January 29 release also became the first Tegan and Sara record to chart in the U.K. and in Ireland.
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Alicia Keys Headlines NBA All-Star Game Halftime Show

February 18, 2013 08:22:28 GMT


R'n'B superstar Alicia Keys sang four of her biggest hits during her halftime show performance at the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, February 17 at the Toyota Center. The 32-year-old singer dished out her new singles "Girl on Fire" and "New Day" along with older hits "No One" and "Empire State of Mind", which she started playing on her trademark grand piano.

She finished off the song by taking the stage backed up by a four dancers while she belted out the "New York" filled lyrics somewhat awkwardly in front of the Houston, Texas crowd who showed up for the game and stayed put for the halftime break. She followed it up with a slightly different arrangement of her current hit "Girl on Fire" before segueing to "No One", which she performed alternately onstage and behind her piano.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Katy Perry Engagement Rumor Found Untrue

February 18, 2013 08:03:13 GMT


Public has been speculating whether the ring Katy Perry wore after Valentine's Day date with John Mayer in an Italian restaurant in Los Angeles was a sign that John had proposed to her. So far, there has been no word from Katy or her agency about the rumor. However, a source recently told People, "[They're] not engaged."

John reportedly bought the 30,000 pounds ring to celebrate the moment he and Katy moved in together. A source told the Sun this week, "He's trying so hard to prove that his bad behavior towards women has changed now." The same source added, "He saw the ring and thought it was a perfect gift for Valentine's Day."
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LeAnn Rimes, Carrie Underwood and More Mourn the Death of Mindy McCready

February 18, 2013 07:45:53 GMT


Shortly after news broke that country star Mindy McCready was found dead from an apparent suicide, a number of celebrities expressed their condolences on Twitter. Among those who were deeply saddened by the tragic news were singers LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood.

"My heart goes out to Mindy McCready's family. I knew her well. It's a horribly tragedy. May peace be with her son's," so the wife of Eddie Cibrian wrote. The "American Idol" alum, meanwhile, tweeted, "I grew up listening to Mindy McCready... so sad for her family tonight. Many prayers are going out to them..."
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Travis Barker Skips Blink-182 Tour Due to Aerophobia

February 18, 2013 07:10:48 GMT


Bad Religion / Tenacious D 's Brooks Wackerman replaces resident drummer Travis Barker when Blink-182 goes on their nine-city Australian tour which kicks off on Wednesday in Sydney. Barker bows out of the concert tour due to his fear of flying which he acquired after surviving a small-plane crash back in 2008, being one of only two survivors of the crash that left four others dead.

"I'm sorry to announce I won't be joining Blink-182 on this Australian tour. I still haven't gotten over the horrific events that took place the last time I flew when my plane crashed and four people were killed, two being my best friends", Barker posted on his Facebook page last Saturday. The drummer luckily escaped death but sustained serious injuries mainly second and third-degree burns that required him to undergo a string of blood transfusions.
News > Movie News

'Argo' and 'Zero Dark Thirty' Win Big at 2013 Writers Guild Awards

February 18, 2013 07:10:03 GMT


Ben Affleck's "Argo" snatched yet another prestigious award. This time around, the Iranian hostage drama claimed the Best Adapted Screenplay prize at the 2013 Writers Guild of America Awards which was held on Sunday, February 17.

The coveted award went to screenwriter Chris Terrio, who adapted the script based on a selection from "The Master of Disguise" by Antonio J. Mendez and the Wired Magazine article "The Great Escape" by Joshuah Bearman.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Photos: Selena Gomez Hits Paris for 'Spring Breakers' Promotion

February 18, 2013 06:22:33 GMT


Departing from LAX on Friday, February 15, Selena Gomez is currently in Paris, France, with Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson and Rachel Korine to premiere "Spring Breakers". The film which stars the four girls and James Franco is set to premiere in France by Monday, February 18.

"Bonjour Paris. Spring break is here!," Selena tweeted along with a photo of the her, Vanessa and Ashley with a view of the Paris skyline as the background. Selena also posted a lot of other photos of the girls' outings during shopping.
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Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis Having Fun in Go Kart Center

February 18, 2013 06:15:36 GMT


Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis and friends signed up for a Go Kart session in Los Angeles on Friday, February 15. The couple usually preferred quiet dinner date instead of public outing. However, it looked like they needed some changes to their routines. Ashton and Mila looked happy racing on the arena. At one point, Ashton successfully passed his girlfriend and was declared as the winner.

Ashton couldn't hide his grin after he passed Mila, with her trailing behind him shouting excitedly. The happy couple forgot to put on helmet before the race, but they wore it during break time after the race. Ashton wore his helmet first, then he checked Mila's to make sure it was locked properly.
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'The Walking Dead' Releases 'I Ain't Judas' Preview and Clips

February 18, 2013 06:04:39 GMT


Cable TV channel AMC's hit drama series "The Walking Dead" has released a short promo as well as sneak-peak videos of "I Aint a Judas", its third season's eleventh episode. The episode airs on Sunday, February 24 at 9/8c.

In the sneak peak, Carl Grimes (Chandler Riggs) goes up to his dad Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) saying he has something to say to him but that he doesn't want him to get upset with what he's about to discuss. Carl tells his dad Rick to stop being the leader of the group of survivors that he's been heading away from the hordes of zombies that have overtaken their town.
News > Movie News

Mila Kunis Loses Her Cool in First 'Oz: The Great and Powerful' Clip

February 18, 2013 04:48:29 GMT


Recently stopping by "Jimmy Kimmel Live!", Rachel Weisz unveiled a first clip from her upcoming fantasy movie "Oz: The Great and Powerful". The sneak peek sees an intriguing moment between Weisz's Evanora and Mila Kunis' Theodora.

Evanora is seen getting suspicious toward her own sister. "Oh maybe it's you I'm underestimating," she says to Theodora. They then get involved in a serious conversation before Evanora accuses Theodora of being a wicked witch. Angry, Theodora loses control and she uses her power to throw a fireball toward Evanora.
News > Music News

Rihanna Reportedly Set to Headline 2013 Glastonbury Festival

February 18, 2013 04:38:03 GMT


Barbadian princess Rihanna is said to be lined-up to perform as a headliner on the 2013 Glastonbury Festival that will run from June 26 to 30 at the Pilton farms in Somerset, in South West England. The "Umbrella" singer will reportedly close the music festival, as she is supposedly tapped to perform on the last night of the annual event, which took a year off in 2012 in lieu of the London Summer Olympics.

"She is the perfect choice," an unnamed source said. "She's got a huge back catalogue and is undoubtedly the biggest female artist around at the moment." Other than multiple Grammy Award-winner Adele, she is seen as a worthy headlining act at the U.K music fest after Beyonce Knowles who stole the show two years ago.
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'Amazing Race' Season 22 Premiere Recap: Sandcastle Searches in Bora Bora

February 18, 2013 04:24:16 GMT


"The Amazing Race" season 22 has finally been premiered on Sunday, February 17. Kicking off at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, the game began as Phil Keoghan welcomed all 11 teams before telling them that there would be two Express Passes that could be grabbed at the end of this first leg.

When he finally said "go," the teams jetted off to Bora Bora for their first destination. Chuck & Wynona, Pam & Winnie, Idries & Jamil, Dave & Connor, and Jessica & John took off with the first plane. Meanwhile, the second plane had Max & Katie, Monica & Beth, Anthony & Bates, Caroline & Jen, Joey & Meghan, and Matthew & Daniel.
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Guillermo del Toro Shares Updates on 'Pacific Rim' Sequel and His New Horror Project

February 18, 2013 03:50:55 GMT


His hotly-anticipated film "Pacific Rim" hasn't even opened anywhere, but director Guillermo del Toro already has a vision of a potential sequel for the monsters vs. robots movie. To Total Film, del Toro shares some updates on the untitled Pacific Rim sequel.

"Travis [Beacham, co-writer] and I have been working on it," says the Mexican filmmaker of "Pacific Rim 2". He goes, "We co-wrote the screenplay on this first one, and now we're hard at work at doing the second one."
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Eve Denies Doubting Britney Spears' Vocals in 'Scream and Shout'

February 18, 2013 03:24:15 GMT


Eve defended herself from the accusation she made on whether Britney Spears really sang in will.i.am's new song, "Scream & Shout". "I didn't say anything about her singing. I said something about her British accent. We know it's Britney Spears singing the song. I never said anything," Eve said to TMZ's reporter, Sunday, February 17.

On the song, Britney appears and sings almost the whole lyrics with British accent. Her familiar voice can only be heard for a few seconds, and it seems that Eve doesn't agree that it is Britney who sings the song.
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Fall Out Boy, 2 Chainz and More Rock NBA All-Star Saturday

February 18, 2013 03:17:44 GMT


Pop punk band Fall Out Boy rocked the Slam Dunk contest of NBA All-Star weekend on Saturday, February 16 in Houston, Texas with their performance of their new single "My Songs Know What You Did in The Dark (Light Em Up)". They performed the song's remix version with hip-hop star 2 Chainz as he popped up onstage with his signature self-introduction ("2 Chainzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz").

In their red Chicago Bulls jerseys under black jackets, the recently-reunited quartet got the crowd at the Toyota Center bouncing before the lanky Atlanta rapper entered midway into the song. He spit out his rhymes, "Light it up/ I'm so hot I'm getting fire than a fire truck," before making his way over to band bassist Pete Wentz's microphone to join the guys for the track's catchy hook.
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Patrick Carney Infuriates Justin Bieber's Fans With His New Twitter Profile

February 18, 2013 03:03:18 GMT


Feud between Patrick Carney and Justin Bieber's fans does not seem to end soon. Carney recently changed his Twitter's profile picture and name to Justin Bieber Carney. In addition, he wrote "official Twitter for the actual verified Justin Bieber DOS virtual buddy" as his profile. Bieber hasn't responded to the name change because he is on tour in Ireland. However, Beliebers do not take this easy.

Carney was showered with numerous hateful tweets. However, it looked like Carney enjoyed retweeting and replying tweets from Bieber's fans with sarcastic comments. In fact, Carney's timeline was full of his replies to the hateful tweets and retweets. One of Bieber fans wrote, "die... Just DIE," to which he replied, "I will and so will you one day. it's kinda scary to think about isn't it?". Other tweets read, "do you even know how stupid and immature u look doing this. arent u like fifty?" and "do you know how f**king dumb your acting and how stupid you look lmao."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Country Singer Mindy McCready Found Dead at 37 in Arkansas

February 18, 2013 02:50:04 GMT


Bad news has come from country singer Mindy McCready. In a very surprising news on Sunday, February 17, it was reported that the "Guys Do It All the Time" singer was found dead in Heber Springs, Ark. She was 37.

The death news was confirmed by Mindy's brother to New York Daily News. NBC Dateline reporter, Andrea Canning, later reported that Mincy committed suicide by shooting herself on Sunday. "Just got a call from Mindy McCready's best friend that she shot and killed herself this evening. My heart breaks for her two boys. RIP," Canning tweeted.
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NBC's 'Hannibal' Debuts First Eerie Promo

February 18, 2013 02:26:05 GMT


Building the anticipation to the premiere of "Hannibal", NBC unleashes a very first trailer for the hotly-anticipated drama series about the notorious serial killer Hannibal Lecter. Staying true to the scary tale of the most popular killer in American film history, the promo boasts eerie scenes that include a number of victims who are slayed sadistically in various places.

The clip, which comes out via Entertainment Weekly, also sees an interesting exchanges between FBI profiler Will Graham (Hugh Dancy) and the titular psychopath (Mads Mikkelsen). "I don't find you that interesting," says the former, to which the latter replies wittily, "You will."
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John McClane Claims Victory on Box Office With 'A Good Day to Die Hard'


February 18, 2013 01:46:17 GMT


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John McClane shows off his power on North American box office this week with his latest film "A Good Day to Die Hard". Opening to an estimated $25 million, the fifth installment of the Bruce Willis-starring action film franchise successfully tops the chart and knocks down three other newcomers this week.

In addition to its domestic success, "Die Hard 5" claims victory overseas. The movie tops international box office by raking in $61.1 million for a foreign total of $80.1 million. It also collects $113.3 million worldwide.
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Rihanna Spotted Leaving Nightclub With Bloodied Knee

February 17, 2013 22:36:56 GMT


Rihanna was reportedly involved in an altercation when she went out in London recently. The Bajan beauty was caught on camera leaving a club with a bruised knee after a night of partying. Wearing a little black dress and a leather jacket, she's seen dabbing blood from her injured knee.

According to TMZ, RiRi was leaving The Box when someone threw a bottle of an energy drink at her while screaming something about her boyfriend Chris Brown. She missed the bottle but scraped her knee during the debacle when she brushed up against a metal shop grate.
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Christoph Waltz Spoofs 'Django Unchained' and Pope Benedict XVI on 'Saturday Night Live'

February 17, 2013 22:06:49 GMT


There were a lot of laughs when Christoph Waltz hosted "Saturday Night Live" on February 16. The actor parodied Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" in which he's one of the cast. He also poked fun at Pope Benedict XVI who recently announced his retirement.

In the "Djesus Uncrossed" sketch, an ultimate historical revenge fiction was created as "Django Unchained" meets "Inglourious Basterds". Waltz rose from the dead as Djesus H. Christ with a naturally silent H, and was seeking revenge on the Romans who crucified him.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Alec Baldwin's Wife Hilaria Thomas Sued for 'Negligence' in Her Yoga Class


February 17, 2013 21:19:52 GMT


Alec Baldwin's pregnant wife Hilaria Thomas is facing a lawsuit from one of the students in her January 15 yoga class. Spencer Wolff, 32, claims he suffered severe injuries after asked by the instructor to "perform a dangerous activity at a wall" in a jam-packed room, citing "negligence" on her part for the alleged accident.

New York Post reports that Wolff, a fourth-year Ph.D. student in comparative literature at Yale who blogs for the Huffington Post and holds degrees in law from Columbia and the Sorbonne in Paris, was forced to do a handstand too close to window due to the overcrowded space. He allegedly hit the window and shattered the glass.
 
 
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