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March 01, 2013

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Thom Yorke Dances in Atoms For Peace's 'Ingenue' Video


March 01, 2013 09:38:10 GMT

Supergroup Atoms for Peace has just released their newest music video "Ingenue" and it stars their founder and frontman Thom Yorke. The Radiohead lead vocalist dances in the four-minute-and-a-half clip that accompanies Atoms for Peace's latest single, a cut from their debut studio effort entitled "Amok".

The video starts off with Yorke standing alone in the center of the stage of an empty auditorium. As he begins his freestyle dance routine, he shares the stage with U.S.-born Japanese contemporary dancer Fukiko Takase, both of them wearing the same brown suit and tie. It ends as it began, with Yorke alone onstage.
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Tom Cruise Fights to Stay on Earth in New 'Oblivion' Trailer

March 01, 2013 09:25:28 GMT

Universal Pictures has dropped a new trailer for "Oblivion", sharing more scenes from the sci-fi movie starring Tom Cruise. The video follows Cruise's Jack Harper who insists on finding out the truth about the planet Earth, his mission and himself. His persistence to fight for his loved ones is also highlighted in it.

Dubbed an original and groundbreaking cinematic event from director Joseph Kosinski, "Oblivion" is set on a spectacular future Earth. Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack's mission is nearly complete.
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Clint Eastwood Supports Gay Marriage

March 01, 2013 09:15:34 GMT

Clint Eastwood joined more than 100 Republicans in signing a legal brief addressed to the U.S. Supreme Court to voice his opposition towards the ban of same-sex marriage. Six former governors, including Jon Huntsman of Utah and Christine Todd Whitman of New Jersey, are also among those who signed the brief organized by AFER (American Foundation for Equal Rights).

On Tuesday, February 26, AFER said that more than 80 "political and social conservatives" had signed the brief, and more signatures were expected. The group is challenging California's Proposition 8 ban, which overturned same-sex marriage in 2012.
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'Bones' Finds Booth's Mother in Joanna Cassidy

March 01, 2013 08:57:10 GMT

Joanna Cassidy is going to make an appearance in the season finale of FOX's "Bones" which will be aired on Monday, April 29. The 67-year-old actress joins the cast as FBI Special Agent Seely Booth's mother, Marianne Booth. According to TV Guide, Marianne will come back to Booth's life at inopportune time.

Marianne left her children Seely and Jared, and abusive husband 24 years ago. After Marianne left, Seely and Jared were raised by their grandfather Hank who has appeared in some episodes.
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'24' Star Annie Wersching Expecting Second Child

March 01, 2013 08:54:06 GMT

Annie Wersching's family continues to grow. She and her husband Stephen Full are ready to welcome another family member. A spokeperson for the 35-year-old actress confirmed that she's currently pregnant and would give birth to her second child this summer. The gender of the baby however remains unknown.

Wersching married Full, an actor and comedian who has appeared in "I'm in the Band", "Las Vegas" and in the Disney series "Hannah Montana", at their Los Angeles home in September 2009.
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One Direction's Niall Horan and Zayn Malik Cry Onstage


March 01, 2013 08:27:32 GMT

Niall Horan and Zayn Malik of One Direction broke down as they performed "Little Things" with their band mates Harry Styles, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson. During an emotional night on tour, the two cried as they sang in front of thousands of Directioners who flocked to their concert in Glasgow, Scotland on Wednesday night, February 27.

Perhaps the guys were simply overwhelmed by their enormous success or the fact that the huge crowd that showed up at their latest gig was singing with them that had the two boys choking up. It's also possible that they tapped into the simple yet sweet and tender lyrics of their hit song that made their eyes well up with tears.
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Gary Oldman Added to 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Cast Member

March 01, 2013 08:22:38 GMT

Another big star joins the cast ensemble of "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes". Gary Oldman is reported by ComingSoon to play the leader of a human colony in the follow-up to 2011's Rupert Wyatt-directed "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" which starred James Franco.

The Commissioner Gordon of "The Dark Knight Rises" will be working with "Cloverfield" helmer Matt Reeves in the sequel that takes place 15 years after the events in the first film. He will be among the survivors as humanity is wiped out and the apes take over the world.
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'American Idol' Adds Five Other Men to Top 20

March 01, 2013 08:13:16 GMT

Ten other men performed in the second week of "American Idol" Sudden Death round. Kicking off the night was Mathenee Treco who sang Elvis Presley's "A Little Less Conversation", but Randy Jackson thought "the song choice was so wrong for you." Nicki Minaj said it felt "very cheesy and karaoke."

Gurpreet Singh Sarin didn't get much love from the judges either after singing James Morrison's "Nothing Ever Hurt Like You". "Honey child, hell no," Nicki commented, while Randy called it "terrible." The self-proclaimed Turbanator then promised he would bring classical Indian influences if he makes it through to next round.
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Emma Watson Eying a Role in 'Cinderella'

March 01, 2013 08:05:33 GMT

Emma Watson reportedly will star in Disney's "Cinderella" as she is now in early negotiations to bring the pauper-turned-princess character into live-action movie. Replacing Mark Romanek, Kenneth Branagh is on board to direct the project based on Chris Weitz's screenplay.

Previously, the studio had also considered Gabriella Wilde ("The Three Musketeers"), Imogen Poots ("Need for Speed") and Alicia Vikander ("Anna Karenina") to play the leading role. Meanwhile Cate Blanchett is already on board to play the wicked stepmother.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Joan Rivers Refuses to Apologize for Making Heidi Klum Holocaust Joke


March 01, 2013 08:04:33 GMT

Joan Rivers was under fire because of a joke about Heidi Klum and Holocaust she made on "Fashion Police" on Monday, February 25. However, the comedian, who was also a Jewish, refused to apologize. She claimed that making jokes from Holocaust was her way to make the incident remembered.

Rivers told HLN's "Showbiz Tonight", "It's a joke No. 1. No. 2 it is about the Holocaust. This is the way I remind people about the Holocaust. I do it through humor." She added, "My husband lost the majority of his family at Auschwitz, and I can assure you that I have always made it a point to remind people of the Holocaust through humor."
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Justin Bieber to Celebrate 19th Birthday With Circus-Themed Party in London Club

March 01, 2013 07:54:47 GMT

Justin Bieber is celebrating his 19th birthday on March 1 in London with his gang and his rumored new squeeze Ella-Paige Roberts Clarke. Rumor has it, the club he chooses to spend the night for the special day "is all ready for him, with clowns, goblins, aerial acts and some fire-eaters."

"Justin wants to celebrate in style and he loves clubbing in London," a source spills to the Daily Mirror. "It's no accident that there's a break in his UK tour which coincides with his birthday. He's been looking for the perfect venue and finally settled on Cirque Du Soir as he loves the kitsch theme."
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Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean and More to Salute Tim McGraw

March 01, 2013 07:31:03 GMT

Country music superstar Tim McGraw has been chosen as this year's Academy of Country Music Awards honoree and as expected, the best in country music will be coming out to salute the singer in a special tribute concert. Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean, and Luke Bryan will perform in the two-hour long "ACM Presents: Tim McGraw's Superstar Summer Night" with the curious inclusion of R'n'B crooner Ne-Yo.

The show will be taped from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on April 8, a day after the Academy of Country Music Awards, and will be aired in summer on CBS. It will be the fourth time that ACM will mount such a television special, with McGraw following three previous awardees Lionel Richie, Brooks & Dunn, and George Strait.
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'Lost' Creator Damon Lindelof Pokes Fun at Justin Bieber's Hat

March 01, 2013 07:05:02 GMT

Justin Bieber was spotted leaving a hotel in London to take a break from his tour, wearing a yellow spiky hat and patterned purple pants. Some people questioned the outfit choice, and Damon Lindelof was one of them. The "Lost" creator started tweeting to his Twitter followers about Bieber's hat since Thursday, February 27.

Lindelof first warned his followers that he would be writing about Bieber for hours. "For all those following me, please be aware that I will be obsessively tweeting about Bieber's hat for the next nine hours," he tweeted. The director also wrote, "Seriously. Do you think everyone in Bieber's entourage is like, 'Holy s**t i love that hat' !"
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Susan Boyle to Make Movie Debut in 'Christmas Candle' With Samantha Barks

March 01, 2013 07:01:54 GMT

Susan Boyle is extending her career to the big screen. The singing sensation who rose to stardom through "Britain's Got Talent" has committed to star in costume drama "The Christmas Candle" which is based on the Max Lucado-written novella about a tale of angels, candles and Christmas wishes.

Directed by John Stephenson, it also stars Samantha Barks ("Les Miserables"), Hans Matheson ("Clash of the Titans") and Lesley Manville ("Another Year"). They will share screen with the likes of Sylvester McCoy ("The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"), John Hannah ("The Mummy"), Barbara Flynn ("Miss Potter), and James Cosmo ("Game of Thrones").
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Honey Boo Boo Keeps Selling Girl Scout Cookies Despite Warning

March 01, 2013 06:48:55 GMT

June Shannon still cannot understand the Girl Scout organization's reaction to her daughter Honey Boo Boo's attempt to sell the iconic Girl Scout treats, Samos and Thin Mints cookies, on Facebook. According to her, what her daughter has done is not something that can cause a big fuss.

"If I can raise more money for a troop, whoever they are, especially in an area where they don't get a lot of money, and parents can't afford to buy a ton of cookies, why wouldn't I help?" she argued. June claimed their innocence by determinedly saying, "We're doing nothing wrong."
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Daniel Radcliffe in Final Talks to Play Igor in 'Frankenstein'

March 01, 2013 06:09:29 GMT

Daniel Radcliffe is reportedly in final negotiations to star in the new take of untitled Frankenstein project, a 20th Century Fox film about the popular monster created by Dr. Viktor Frankenstein. In the film adapted from Mary Shelley's classic novel, Radcliffe will play Igor, Dr. Frankenstein's hunchback.

Back in 2011, Max Landis who wrote the screenplay revealed that the film would center on Igor, instead of Dr. Frankenstein or the monster. Igor is described as a pathologically dirty man with long hair who dresses in old clown clothes. Landis also tried to straighten the misconceptions that developed around the Frankenstein myth and work them into a coherent story.
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Cher Throws Twitter Rants Over Album Delay

March 01, 2013 06:04:45 GMT

After dropping a new single "Woman's World" back in December, Goddess of Pop Cher was expected to release her 26th studio installment this March. However, the pop culture icon has just revealed that the new album's release will be delayed and has been pushed back to September, following the release of another new single in June.

Cher has made the confirmation on Twitter, but not in the usual manner that other music stars announce such matters through tweets. The legendary singer and actress revealed the details in a series of responses to a follower who openly stated her doubt that the new album can make it to its March release date.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Anderson Cooper Defends Anne Hathaway Against Mean Haters


March 01, 2013 04:55:29 GMT

Anderson Cooper didn't understand why there was so much hatred against Anne Hathaway. The CNN anchor thought people were overreacting when giving his comment on the amount of criticisms thrown against the "Les Miserables" actress.

"In our morning meeting today, we were talking about this and the level of hatred people have towards Anne Hathaway; I had no idea. She seems like a perfectly lovely person," he said on his show Thursday, February 28. "I don't understand. She's incredibly talented, she seems like a lovely person, I think she's been through a lot. People have all these judgments about her; they don't know what she's really like. It upset me."
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'Oz: The Great and Powerful' Throws U.K. Premiere, Debuts Final Trailer

March 01, 2013 04:40:51 GMT

After holding its Hollywood premiere a few weeks ago, "Oz: The Great and Powerful" brought its cast and crew to U.K. for a London premiere. Main cast members James Franco, Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams and Rachel Weisz were all on hand to support the special screening at the Empire Leicester Square on Thursday, February 28.

Williams, who plays witch Glinda, looked chic in a Burberry Prorsum dress. The Evanora depicter, Weisz, was elegant in a long dress by Michael Kors, while Kunis rocked an Alexander McQueen gown. Posing with the three beauties, Franco looked neat in his suit.
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'The Hobbit 3' Postponed to December 2014

March 01, 2013 04:13:22 GMT

"The Hobbit: There and Back Again" gets delayed by for five months. The final installment in Peter Jackson's trilogy adaption of the J.R.R. Tolkien novel is moved from the initial release date of July 18, 2014 to a new slot of December 17, 2014.

Words are, Warner Bros. decides to postpone "The Hobbit 3" from summer to fall to avoid face-off against superhero flick "X-Men: Days of Future Past". So far, the epic fantasy adventure movie is the only one occupying the December 17 spot.
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'Harlem Shake' on Frontier Airlines Flight 157 Investigated by FAA

March 01, 2013 03:59:01 GMT

The decision made by Frontier Flight 157's crew to allow a group of college students to do "Harlem Shake" seems to backfire. The shakiness at the end of the video is believed to have raised concerns from the Federal Aviation Administration who's now stepping in to investigate out of safety fear, LA Times reports.

A spokeswoman for the Frontier Airlines confirmed the FAA probing. They insisted "all safety measures were followed" during the flight, refusing to give any further comments.
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Snoop Dogg Teams Up With Chris Brown and Drake for 'Reincarnated' Album

March 01, 2013 03:56:04 GMT

April 23 will be the big release date of Snoop Lion's (Snoop Dogg's reggae alter ego) "Reincarnated" album. It will be the gangster rapper's recording foray into reggae music which he switched to in 2012 following a trip to Jamaica.

From the lineup of artists Snoop enlists for the new project, such as Chris Brown, Drake, Busta Rhymes and T.I., it looks more like a hip-hop than a reggae album. However, fans can expect Snoop to turn not just his rapper friends but even dance-pop singers as Rita Ora and dancehall stars Popcaan and Mavado into reggae musicians temporarily for his new album.
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Jennifer Lawrence Spotted Smoking Weed During Vacation in Hawaii


March 01, 2013 03:10:56 GMT

Jennifer Lawrence was snapped in pictures smoking a large roll-up which is believed to be marijuana in her hotel room on Wednesday, February 27. The Best Actress winner at 2013 Oscars was in Hawaii for a holiday with a friend.

Wearing a loose gray shirt and make up free, Jennifer was also seen carrying a bottle of wine and engaging in deep conversation with her female friend. The 22-year-old actress then hugged her friend as they sat in the balcony together.
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'Duck Dynasty' Beats 'American Idol' in Key Demo Amid Jimmy Kimmel and Morrissey Feud

March 01, 2013 03:08:02 GMT

"Duck Dynasty" returned with a bang. The pro-hunting show posted record ratings for A&E with 8.6 million viewers, making it the most-watched episode ever for the reality series as well as the most-watched telecast ever for the network. It also became cable's biggest reality show telecast so far this year.

In the adults 18-49 demo, the second season premiere of the hit reality show scored a 4.0 rating. It toppled "American Idol" and "Modern Family" which both posted a 3.9 rating in the coveted demo.
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Idina Menzel to Return to Broadway in New Musical 'If/Then' by 'Next to Normal' Writers

March 01, 2013 02:58:03 GMT

Idina Menzel is making a comeback on Broadway later this year. The Tony-winning actress best known for her roles in such Broadway hits as "Wicked" and "Rent" is confirmed to reunite with "Rent" director Michael Greif and "Wicked" producer David Stone for a new original stage production called "If/Then".

Joining the top-notch team are composer Tom Kitt and lyricist/book writer Brian Yorkey who are famous for their work in "Next to Normal" which won three Tony Awards including for its score and a Pulitzer Prize for drama. It will be Menzel's first Broadway show since "Wicked" and the writers' first work since "Next to Normal".
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Chris Brown Debuts New Rap Song at P. Diddy's Party

March 01, 2013 02:33:09 GMT

R'n'B/hip-hop superstar Chris Brown recently debuted a new rap song during P. Diddy's party held in Los Angeles. Reunited girlfriend Rihanna was reportedly there to party with her 'controversial-again' boyfriend, as did Ne-Yo, who was also spotted in the party thrown by Diddy.

Breezy was videotaped performing a part of his new rap song surrounded tightly by other party guests, as he jammed along with the MCs in the star-studded bash. Very noticeable also in the short clip was a scantily-clad woman dangling from the ceiling in the center of the big Supperclub party venue.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Christian Slater Is Engaged to Longtime Girlfriend

March 01, 2013 02:31:56 GMT

Christian Slater announced his engagement to his longtime lover Brittany Lopez on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" on Thursday, February 27. In addition, the 43-year-old actor shared a unique story of seeing her for the first time in 2009. Slater thought Lopez was lesbian.

The actor revealed, "I went down to Miami a couple years ago, stayed at this little resort called Little Palm Island... and this girl came walking along with another lady, a slightly older lady. I was sitting in my usual spot, eating my oatmeal that morning... and this spot was famous for people proposing to each other... and next thing I know she gets down on one knee and proposes to this older lady."
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Joe Francis' 'Girls Gone Wild' Company Files for Bankruptcy to Fight Multi-Million Dollar Debts

March 01, 2013 01:53:30 GMT

"Girls Gone Wild", the company behind racy videos featuring scantily-clad women flaunting their assets, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The Joe Francis-founded brand is seeking reorganization, citing multi-million dollars in debts following his lost in court battles against Steve Wynn and a woman named Tamara Favazza.

Claiming that they only have assets of less than $50,000, GGW owes Wynn $10.3 million. Francis was ordered last year to pay the Wynn Resorts casino owner $40 million in damages for defamation and emotional distress after a Los Angeles jury found that Francis had falsely accused the Las Vegas casino honcho of threatening his life over a $2 gambling debt.
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'90210' Is Canceled After Five Seasons

March 01, 2013 01:52:02 GMT

"90210" is coming to its end. The CW has confirmed that it cancels the teen drama series after five seasons. The fifth season finale, which now will be the last episode for the show, will air Monday, May 13 featuring a guest appearance by Michael Jackson's eldest son, Prince Jackson.

"The CW has had five great seasons with America's favorite zip code, 90210," says The CW president Mark Pedowitz. "I'd like to thank the talented cast, producers, and crew for all their hard work and dedication to the series. We are very proud of the West Beverly High alumni."
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Cowboy Actor Dale Robertson Passed Away at 89 After Declining Health


February 28, 2013 22:14:28 GMT

Dale Robertson, the actor who scored cowboy roles in the 1950s and 1960s, died Tuesday, February 26 in San Diego, Southern California, CNN reports. The soldier-turned-TV cowboy passed away due to complications of lung cancer and pneumonia.

Dale struggled with health problems in the past few years partly due to the wounds he suffered while serving in a tank crew in North Africa and Europe during World War II, his wife Susan said. The skilled rider was taken to hospital last week after complaining of pain.
 
 
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