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February 25, 2013

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Judge Issues Two Arrest Warrants for Suge Knight for Missing a Court Date

February 25, 2013 09:11:59 GMT


After failing to attend a court date on Thursday, February 21, a judge issued two arrest warrants for Suge Knight. Both warrants are stemming from driving with a suspended license in 2011 and 2012, one with an attached bail for $5,000, and another for $30,000.

Knight is reportedly already under three-year unsupervised probation from one of the violations, while another violation is still pending. The court hearing at Los Angeles Superior Court on Thursday was scheduled for both cases.
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Jacoby Jones Officially Joins 'Dancing with the Stars'

February 25, 2013 09:02:12 GMT


ABC has spilled one of the cast members of "Dancing with the Stars" season 16. During the live broadcast of the 85th Academy Awards, the network revealed that NFL player Jacoby Jones would be dancing on the ballroom. "He's already won a Super Bowl ring," an announcer said in a promo. "What's he going to do next? Dance."

The Baltimore Ravens wide receiver follows the footsteps of other football athletes including Donald Driver, Hines Ward and Emmitt Smith who have participated on the show. Each of them won their respective seasons.
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Video: Seth MacFarlane and Kristin Chenoweth Close Out the 2013 Oscars

February 25, 2013 08:41:56 GMT


Oscars' host Seth MacFarlane, tasked with the closing number for Sunday's awards ceremony, called out singer-actress Kristin Chenoweth for a duet onstage at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The dapper host enlisted the help of the Carolina Herrera-dressed Tony Award winner as they sang "Here's to the Losers" to help comfort all those who did not end up with an Oscar trophy that night.

"Here's to the losers! Bless them all!" MacFarlane and Chenoweth sang out by the end of the funny song. Chenoweth, who according to MacFarlane opened the Oscars red carpet show, sang with first-time Academy Awards host who has similarly sung several tunes aside from doing spiels during his opening monologue.
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Demi Lovato's Upcoming Single 'Heart Attack' Leaks

February 25, 2013 08:01:15 GMT


Disney-bred star Demi Lovato's forthcoming single "Heart Attack" has leaked ahead of its March 4 release date, but Lovatics would have to settle for a low-quality recording for now while they wait for the big day of its official debut. "Heart Attack" is the first cut off her next album set to come out this year, Lovato's follow-up to her successful 2011-released "Unbroken" album.

An up-tempo track, "Heart Attack" was co-written by Lovato along with Mitch Allan, Jason Evigan, Sean Douglas and Nikki Williams, and produced by the Suspex. In this new electro-pop track, the 20-year-old singer does some Kelly Clarkson-like wailing, backed up by an organic drum-and-bass instrumentation.
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Natalie Portman, Amanda Seyfried and Alessandra Ambrosio Dazzle at Oscar After-Party

February 25, 2013 07:55:02 GMT


Celebration for the movie's biggest night continued as movie stars flocked to Sunset Tower in West Hollywood, Calif. for an extended party. Natalie Portman, Amanda Seyfried and Alessandra Ambrosio were only three among many Hollywood beauties who stole attention at the extended celebration.

Coming with her husband Benjamin Millepied, "Black Swan" actress Portman skipped the Oscars ceremony and headed straight to the shindig. The mother of one looked gorgeous in a white Dior dress with a black ribbon-style strap draped on one shoulder. She put her hair in a simple bun and accessorized herself with Anna Hu jewels.
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Videos: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jennifer Hudson and 'Les Mis' Cast Amaze at 2013 Oscars

February 25, 2013 07:24:42 GMT


On Sunday, February 24 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, the Academy Awards proved once more that no other show can amass so many talented stars as only the Oscars can. For the first time ever as mentioned by host Seth MacFarlane during his opening monologue, the 85th Academy Awards came with a theme, honoring musical movies that saw a resurgence in the past decade or so.

"Chicago" star Catherine Zeta-Jones kicked off the special Oscars tribute with an electrifying performance of "All That Jazz". The 43-year-old actress looked as svelte as ever among a complete ensemble of dancers, looking no different from how she appeared in the musical movie a decade ago, for which she won an Oscar Best Supporting Actress award.
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First Official Look at Gorgeous Nicole Kidman as the 'Grace of Monaco'

February 25, 2013 07:11:57 GMT


Hot on heels of her Oscar's appearance as a presenter, Nicole Kidman gets her first official look in "Grace of Monaco" released online. The still gives a clear look at Kidman's portrayal as Grace Kelly complete with her royal attire.

The Oscar-winning actress looks flawlessly gorgeous in an elegant sleeveless ball gown complete with a red-and-white royal sash. She arranges her red hair into a super sleek do, and finishes off her look with a diamond necklace.
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Jessica Chastain Denies Oscars Feud With Jennifer Lawrence

February 25, 2013 07:03:19 GMT


Jessica Chastain dismissed rumor she's feuding with fellow Best Actress nominee Jennifer Lawrence ahead of 2013 Academy Awards on Sunday, February 24. "I don't (like girl fights). I think the image of women like cats, this catty thing, I don't find that to be true. So I'm not interested in keeping up the myth. Unless it's for a movie. A girl fight in a movie is fun," Jessica told MTV News on the Oscars red carpet.

"(Jennifer) came up to me at a party the other night and she goes, 'I hear we're in a supposed feud,' " she recalled how she learned the rumor from Jennifer. "Cause someone showed her that I had wrote a thing on Facebook that was like basically 'You all need to step back, there's no feud. She's awesome, she's talented' and 'Stop.' "
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Artist of the Week: Swedish House Mafia

February 25, 2013 06:44:31 GMT


Making their first music in 2007, Swedish House Mafia is now one of the prominent names in electronic dance music. From headlining music festivals to releasing hit songs, they paved their way to international stardom with just two albums.

As a follow-up to their commercially successful 2010 compilation album "Until One", they released "Until Now" in October 2012. Having climbed high on Hot Dance Club Songs chart with their songs, the Swedish trio scored their first No. 1 song on Billboard Hot 100 with "Don't You Worry Child" featuring John Martin from the second album.
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Jason Momoa Won't Play Drax in 'Guradians of the Galaxy' After All

February 25, 2013 06:42:14 GMT


Apparently "Guardians of the Galaxy" is still away from finding its Drax the Destroyer. It has been reported that rumored frontrunner Jason Momoa has decided to pass on the role despite the fact that the project is dubbed a potential tentpole from Marvel Studios.

Latino Review's El Mayimbe first shared the words on Twitter. He wrote, "Marvel is back to screen testing actors for Drax. Somebody needs to remind Momoa that nobody saw his last 2 films & take Marvel's offer."
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Oscars 2013: Jennifer Lawrence Fell on Her Way to Accept Best Actress Award

February 25, 2013 06:30:01 GMT


Jennifer Lawrence took a tumble in front of star-studded crowd at the 85th annual Academy Awards. The actress fell on the stairs as she made her way to the stage to collect her award after being announced as the winner of Best Actress.

"You guys are just standing up because you feel bad that I fell," the witty actress said upon reaching the podium, referring to the standing ovation she received for her big win. She added with a laugh, "That's really embarrassing, but thank you."
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Juno Temple Has Nightmarish Vacation in First 'Magic, Magic' Trailer

February 25, 2013 06:27:32 GMT


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Sebastian Silva's thriller "Magic Magic" unleashes its very first trailer. Making its way out via Worst Previews, the promo video focuses on Juno Temple whose vacation to South America turns into a nightmare. Almost throughout the footage, she's featured crying hysterically while facing incessant troubles and begging to go back home.

"Magic, Magic" centers on American tourist Alicia (Temple), who is visiting the Chilean Lake District with her best friend Sarah (Emily Browning). There, Alicia begins to suffer from horrible visions.
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Elton John Eyes September Release Date for New Album 'The Diving Board'

February 25, 2013 06:10:21 GMT


British rock singer-songwriter Elton John has just wrapped up work on his thirty-first career album, "The Diving Board", saying it is "the most piano-oriented album of my career." The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee is eyeing a September release date for the thirteen-track album, and unveiling the complete track list in advance of the still far off release.

"We wrote 11 songs in three and recorded them in four days," John revealed to friends, associates and journalists who came to the Village Studios for a listening party hosted by the "Candle in the Wind" singer to preview his latest work. Apparently, John had written all the tracks in his new LP within only two sessions with lyricist Bernie Taupin.
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Miley Cyrus and Heidi Klum Get Sexy at Elton John's Oscar Party


February 25, 2013 05:59:02 GMT


Miley Cyrus, Heidi Klum and many others were partying on the other side of the town as many Hollywood stars celebrated movie's biggest night at the 85th annual Academy Awards. They hit a glitzy event hosted by Elton John at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, California.

Miley flaunted her back in a white Emilio Pucci dress that she paired with Givenchy shoes, and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry. She arranged her pixy hair in Mohawk do for the Sunday night, February 24 event. Heidi also showed a lot of skin in a gold backless Julien MacDonald dress with daring neckline.
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Oscars 2013: 'Argo' Wins Best Picture, 'Life of Pi' Dominates Full Winner List

February 25, 2013 05:03:08 GMT


The full winner list of the 85th annual Academy Awards has finally been announced. Before the coveted Best Picture award was handed out to its winner, halfway through the show, Barbra Streisand took the stage to perform "The Way We Were".

Shortly after that, the winner of Best Song award was announced. As predicted by a lot of people, Adele was the one who successfully grabbed the prize for "Skyfall". "This is amazing," the British singer gushed. "You're all amazing." As for the Best Score, Mychael Danna claimed the prize for "Life of Pi".
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Oscars 2013: Shirley Bassey and Adele Perform During James Bond Tribute


February 25, 2013 04:55:10 GMT


At the ripe age of 76, Dame Shirley Bassey made her big debut at the Academy Awards on Sunday February 24, singing the James Bond theme song "Goldfinger" during a special tribute to the mega movie franchise. Acknowledged for Bond theme songs "Diamonds Are Forever" and "Moonraker", the legendary entertainer earned a standing ovation given by the star-studded audience at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

Introduced by former Bond girl Halle Berry who said, "Bond music is a genre, all its own. Guaranteed to make your heart beat faster and take your breath away," Bassey walked on stage in a very apt gold evening gown. After a clip showing highlights from one of the most loved franchises in entertainment, the Welsh singer belted out "Goldfinger", the theme song of the 1964 James Bond film of the same name, which appeared in the film's opening and closing sequences as well as its soundtrack.
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'The Walking Dead' 3.12 Sneak Peeks: Rick Ignores a Stranger on the Road

February 25, 2013 04:31:03 GMT


Rick, Michonne and Carl will go for a drive together in the next episode of "The Walking Dead". Realizing they are heavily outgunned against the Governor's forces, Rick leads an expedition to get more weapons in the town.

While on the road, they encounter a stranger who is looking for help, but they ignore him and drive by. Also on their way to the town, they see lifeless bodies on what appears to be the scene of a car crash, where they get ambushed by some walkers when the car's tire gets stuck in the mud.
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Madonna's Instagram Account Threatened to Get Shut Down for Violating Terms of Use


February 25, 2013 04:25:17 GMT


Madonna gets a warning from Instagram less than two months after joining the social media. She receives a letter from Instagram's team who claims she has violated their community guidelines. She's asked to clean up her act, or else she is banned from the networking site.

The letter includes a warning not to "share photos that contain nudity or mature content," something that Madge has done numerous times since she made her debut on the site. She's asked to delete any contents that may not fall in line with its term of service.
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Oscars 2013: 'Argo' and 'Lincoln' Pick Up Their First Golden Statuettes

February 25, 2013 04:02:50 GMT


The 85th annual Academy Awards is nearly halfway to the end of the show. After "Les Miserables" picked up its third Oscar with Anne Hathaway winning the Best Supporting Actress, its "Argo" which was called on stage to claim its first award. The Ben Affleck-directed film won the Best Film Editing prize for William Goldenberg.

Taking his Oscar from presenter Sandra Bullock, Goldenberg sang praise to Affleck on his speech. He gushed, "You're my brother, I love you and thank you for this." Adele then took the stage to perform the original song for "Skyfall" after being introduced by Jennifer Lawrence.
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Oscars 2013: Charlize Theron Helped Security Guard Who Suffered Seizure

February 25, 2013 03:51:44 GMT


Charlize Theron was a life saver at the 85th annual Academy Awards. The Queen Ravenna of "Snow White and the Huntsman" came to the rescue of a security guard who was suffering from a seizure at the Dolby Theater where the Oscar ceremony took place.

Along with several people nearby, the "Prometheus" actress in her white Dior Haute Couture dress was rushing to help the man up before paramedics treated him. According to E! News, the incident happened before the live telecast was kicked off.
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Frank Ocean's Unreleased Track 'Eyes Like Sky' Leaks

February 25, 2013 03:37:49 GMT


An unreleased track by R'n'B artist Frank Ocean entitled "Eyes Like Sky" reportedly from his "Channel Orange" recording sessions has leaked online. The almost four-minute song is a guitar-accompanied ballad that runs along the same lines as his "Forrest Gump" track which made the cut in "Channel Orange".

Ocean is having a conversation with a higher power looking over him in the track. "I said, 'I wish you could see the ocean.' He said 'I wish you could see hope.' I said, 'Have you ever seen the mountains?' He said, 'No but my faith can move those.' I said, 'I wish you could see the stars.' He told me I should see love," are just some of the deep lyrics in the said song.
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Oscars 2013: 'Zero Dark Thirty' and 'Skyfall' Tied for Sound Editing Award

February 25, 2013 03:32:42 GMT


Still ongoing at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood & Highland Center, the 2013 Oscars continued to reveal more of its winners following a tribute to the musical session. John Travolta, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jennifer Hudson and the cast of "Les Miserables" all worked on their pipes to give the best performances for the tribute session.

After the tribute, "Les Mis" claimed its second award during the night as it won the Oscar for Best Sound Mixing. Meanwhile, "Zero Dark Thirty (2012)" and "Skyfall" are tied for the Best Sound Editing award, marking the first Oscar during the night for both movies.
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Oscars 2013: Anne Hathaway's Nipple Gets Its Own Twitter Account

February 25, 2013 03:18:35 GMT


Anne Hathaway got the tongues wagging at the 85th annual Academy Awards. She wore a Prada light pink duchesse satin backless column gown that showed off a tiny bit of side boobs, but it's her perky bust line that drew a lot of attention on the internet.

After surviving major wardrobe malfunction at the "Les Miserables" premiere last year, the actress now becomes talk of the town as the seams of her bust line gave a rather distracting effect. The nipplegate event gets its own Twitter account with #lesnipplerables being the most popular topic.
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'Once Upon a Time' and 'Red Widow' Oscars Promos

February 25, 2013 03:17:09 GMT


ABC is making the most of the 85th annual Academy Awards by airing promo for its shows during the live broadcast. "Once Upon a Time" and "Red Widow" are among those which get the Oscars spots and the videos have now landed online.

The "Once Upon a Time" Oscars promo doesn't have a lot of new footage, but it claims the series is "as epic as the movies." The "Red Widow" promo is presented in black and white, but highlights everything red in each scene as it explains what drags Marta Walraven into her husband's business.
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Erin Andrews Rejects 50 Cent's Kiss on Live Broadcast

February 25, 2013 03:09:54 GMT


Erin Andrews dodged a kiss from 50 Cent while she was live reporting for FOX at NASCAR's Daytona 500 race on Sunday, February 24. Andrews was on the pit lane and looking for driver Danica Patrick, the first female to lead a lap in a NASCAR Cup race, before the race began when she ran into 50 Cent.

"Of course, 50 Cent here," Andrews said when she noticed 50 Cent in the crowd. The rapper came forward and leaned in to plant a kiss on her. She pulled back and turned her head a few times to avoid it before she offered him one of her cheeks.
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Oscars 2013: 'Anna Karenina' Wins Best Costume, 'Les Miserables' Bags Best Hair and Makeup

February 25, 2013 02:57:00 GMT


More winners were unveiled at the ongoing 85th Academy Awards. "Anna Karenina" claimed its first Oscar by taking home the Best Costume Design award thanks to Jacqueline Durran, who accepted the golden statuette from presenters Channing Tatum and Jennifer Aniston.

Staying on the stage, Tatum and Aniston then announced the winner of Best Makeup and Hairstyling. The Oscar went to Lisa Westcott and Julie Dartnell for their works in "Les Miserables". This marked the first gong during the night for the Tom Hooper-directed musical film.
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Oscars 2013: Injured Kristen Stewart Wears Crutches on Red Carpet

February 25, 2013 02:37:28 GMT


Kristen Stewart was injured from an unexplained incident, but it didn't stop her from attending the 85th annual Academy Awards. She made her way using crutches to the red carpet at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center in California Sunday night, February 24.

The "Snow White and the Huntsman" actress then handed the crutches to her assistant. She was all smiles as she posed for the awaiting photographers, shifting her weight to her left foot. Despite her injury, she rocked Jimmy Choo heels instead of her signature worn-out converse.
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Jay-Z and Mariah Carey Celebrate Jermaine Dupri's Label's Anniversary

February 25, 2013 02:31:42 GMT


Hip-hop superstar Jay-Z and R'n'B diva Mariah Carey were just a couple of the big names that record producer Jermaine Dupri brought out as surprise guests to his record label So So Def Recording's 20th anniversary concert held on February 23 at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta. Other hip-hop and R'n'B artists who went out to celebrate with Dupri were Usher, Nelly, Kris Kross, Da Brat, Xscape, Jagged Edge, and Bow Wow.

"This feels like a mother f***ing family reunion [up] in this thang," rapper Lil Jon shouted to the concertgoers as he served as the night's DJ. Indeed, the artists who showed up to perform were there to give back to the producer who helped their career, as Dupri noted, "I do more than run So So Def. I've produced so many hits for people outside of So So Def."
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Oscars 2013: 'Django Unchained', 'Paperman' and 'Brave' Are Early Winners

February 25, 2013 02:20:10 GMT


The 85th annual Academy Awards was finally kicked off this Sunday, February 24. The ceremony, which has been rumored to be one of the longest Oscar shows in history, began as host Seth MacFarlane took the stage and joked about his hosting stint, Ben Affleck's snub, Daniel Day-Lewis freeing Don Cheadle, and the use of N-word in "Django Unchained". He made Tommy Lee Jones laugh during the process.

Soon after the opening monolog, which included MacFarlane singing and dancing with Channing Tatum and Charlize Theron, early winners at the biggest film awards event were announced with the first victor being Christoph Waltz. He snatched the Best Supporting Actor gong thanks to "Django" and went on thanking Quentin Tarantino and the rest of the cast after taking his Oscar from presenter Octavia Spencer.
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'DWTS': Kellie Pickler, Sean Lowe May Participate, Maksim Chmerkovskiy Is Out

February 25, 2013 01:52:43 GMT


A few days before "Dancing with the Stars" officially announces its season 16 cast, rumors are swirling about who will join the show. Most recently, TMZ claims to have learned four of the celebrity contestants.

The stars who reportedly will compete for the mirror ball trophy are "American Idol" alumna Kellie Pickler, "The Bachelor" star Sean Lowe, country star Wynonna Judd, Olympic gold medal winning gymnast Aly Raisman.
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Oscars 2013: Olivia Munn, Jennifer Lawrence, Zoe Saldana and Jessica Chastain Stun on Red Carpet

February 25, 2013 01:20:24 GMT


A bevy of beauties like Olivia Munn, Jennifer Lawrence, Zoe Saldana and Jessica Chastain came flocking to the Dolby Theatre on Sunday evening, February 24 in Hollywood. Each of them commanded attention as they walked down the red carpet rolled outside the venue with their own sophisticated looks.

"Date Night" star Munn was red hot in a Marchesa dress. "Silver Linings Playbook" actress Lawrence turned heads in a Dior Haute Couture dress that had a voluminous skirt. The new miss Dior completed her elegant look with a delicate Chopard necklace, a Roger Vivier clutch, and Brian Atwood shoes. Both beauties wore their hair in an updo.
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'Identity Thief' Stays Atop Box Office on Oscars Weekend

February 25, 2013 01:08:07 GMT


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"Identity Thief" reclaims the top spot of the North American box office on the Oscars weekend. Bagging around $14 million, the comedy starring Melissa McCarthy collects a total domestic cume of $93.6 million after two weeks of playing Stateside.

Failing to claim the no. 1 spot, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's new actioner "Snitch" opens on the runner-up place with an estimated $13 million. The movie opens in a slow weekend amid the busy week of 85th Academy Awards ceremony, but it still bests the $8 million opening of Johnson's 2008 pic "Faster".
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'Beasts of the Southern Wild' Actress Quvenzhane Wallis Tapped to Star in 'Annie'

February 24, 2013 22:09:17 GMT


Fresh off her critically-acclaimed role in "Beasts of the Southern Wild", Quvenzhane Wallis is signed on to star in upcoming movie "Annie" that has Will Smith and Jay-Z among the producers. The nine-year-old actress who becomes the youngest Best Actress nominee in Oscar history is tapped to play the titular character in the new take on the classic orphan girl.

"With the recent Academy Award nomination and critical acclaim, Quvenzhane Wallis is a true star and we believe her portrayal as Annie will make her a true worldwide star," says Sony Pictures' President of Production Hannah Minghella. "She is an extraordinary young talent with an amazing range, not only as an actress but as a singer and dancer, and we can't wait for audiences to further discover her."
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Tiger Woods Spotted Reuniting With Elin Nordegren and Their Children in Florida


February 24, 2013 21:43:34 GMT


Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren are on speaking terms again and put their difference aside for their children. The former married couple was caught on camera attending a local youth sports organization in Jupiter, Florida with their son and daughter.

According to TMZ, Woods came at the event first with their kids before Nordegren joined them an hour later. They dressed casually with him wearing a t-shirt and shorts and her donning a tank top and jeans. They began drawing attention after about 30 minutes and decided to leave in her car.
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Kanye West Rumored Ranting About Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake's 'Suit and Tie'

February 24, 2013 21:08:05 GMT


Kanye West gave an impression that he was not happy about his "Watch the Throne" collaborator Jay-Z making a duet with Justin Timberlake. In a London concert recently, he took a break from his scheduled setlist to diss "Suit & Tie" and music business including denouncing the Grammy Awards and taking shots at promoters.

"Remind me again who's the original super-fly? And I got love for Hov but I ain't f***ing with that 'Suit & Tie'," he began his fiery rant as the Hov-assisted "Clique" music played on the background. The crowd was cheering as he continued expressing his frustration in a 10-minute impromptu speech about how fake the commercial rap game had become.
 
 
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