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March 07, 2013

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'Hangover 3' Takes on 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' Poster

March 07, 2013 09:48:26 GMT


Warner Bros. has unleashed the first poster for "The Hangover Part III" which parodies the one-sheet for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II". The promo image for the comedy movie features Zach Galifianakis' Alan Garner and Ken Jeong's Leslie Chow face-to-face and the tension looks high. A tagline reads, "It all ends," while the background shows buildings in flames.

The third "Hangover" movie wrapped the production in November 2012. Recently, the cast which includes Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis and Ed Helms reunited in Los Angeles for a photo shoot, during which the Phil Wenneck depicter was pictured goofing around with the Alan depicter.
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Rihanna Bares Thong-Clad Butt in Latest Provocative Pic


March 07, 2013 09:38:39 GMT


Barbadian princess Rihanna sheds off her clothes once again in a new photo taken from inside her bathroom. The provocative pic shows the 25-year-old singer's backside, as she goes topless again, wearing only a white thong and a pair of thigh-high, black Prada boots that are strapped to a suspender belt around her waist.

The photo was posted by Rihanna herself on her Instagram along with a message that showered praises on Italian designer Miuccia Prada who had apparently custom-made the boots for the "Stay" singer. "Gotcha b***h tip toeing on my marble flo'!!!" wrote RiRi. "Sick *ss custom Prada boots! Miuccia you RULE!!! Thank you."
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Carrie Fisher Was Joking About Returning to 'Star Wars Episode 7'

March 07, 2013 09:37:46 GMT


A day after Carrie Fisher said she would reprise her role as Princess Leia in Disney's "Star Wars Episode 7", her representative denies her involvement in the upcoming movie. The rep for the 56-year-old actress tells CNN, "She was joking. Nothing has been announced."

Previously in an interview with Palm Beach Illustrated, the actress was asked whether or not she would return as the sister of Luke Skywalker (played by Mark Hamill) in the new "Star Wars" film to be directed by J.J. Abrams. She answered the question with a simple "yes".
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Ali Landry Confirms Third Pregnancy

March 07, 2013 09:18:52 GMT


Ali Landry and Alejandro Monteverde will add another member to their family this year. A representative confirms to PEOPLE that Ali and her husband are "so happy to share with all of you" that Ali is pregnant with a baby boy. "We are beyond thrilled and so blessed," the couple says. However, there is no info about the baby's due date.

The former Miss USA and the director are already parents to daughter Estela Ines, who was born on July 11, 2007 in Mexico, and son Marcelo Alejandro, who was born on October 8, 2011 in Los Angeles. The 39-year-old model married the Mexican film director on April 8, 2006.
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Ke$ha's 'Woo Hoo' High-Quality Audio Leaks

March 07, 2013 09:16:47 GMT


A high-quality version of Ke$ha's track "Woo Hoo" has just leaked online. Apparently from her "Warrior" album sessions, the lost track samples "Song 2", the hit song that brought mainstream success to British alternative rock band Blur.

In the three-minute-plus audio, fans get to hear Ke$ha's trademark sing-rap style, the one she became known for in "Tik Tok" and "We R Who We R". As expected, the 26-year-old singer keeps Blur's woo hoos and guitar riffs intact, but brings it up a notch by adding a pop-synth vibe.
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Chris Brown Reportedly Abandons Bodyguard in Bermuda After Dispute

March 07, 2013 09:13:06 GMT


Chris Brown reportedly had an altercation with his bodyguard Big Pat and ditched the bodyguard in Bermuda airport on Wednesday, March 6. An airport official told Bermuda Sun that Brown and other staff went back to JFK after customs check, but the bodyguard did not come back to the plane.

The alleged dispute happened after the plane had a service. The source explained, "I'm not sure of the details of what happened on the plane but his plane came in, got serviced and everything was finishing and they were getting ready to leave." The source added, "Then there was a stall. The security guard got off first. He was standing outside talking to the pilot. Then Chris Brown and another guy came off."
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'Poltergeist' Remake to Be Helmed by Gil Kenan

March 07, 2013 09:10:55 GMT


The "Poltergeist" remake that has been in development for several years has finally found its director. Deadline broke the news that MGM had chosen Gil Kenan, who is best known for helming "Monster House" and "City Of Ember", to direct the remake of the 1982 movie.

Back in 2012, MGM announced Sam Raimi as the producer, instead of director. Apparently, David Lindsay-Abaire is still attached to rewrite the screenplay which was originally co-written by Juliet Snowden and Stiles White.
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Jessica Simpson Reveals She's Having a Baby Boy

March 07, 2013 09:09:55 GMT


Jessica Simpson accidentally revealed the sex of her second child. The singer talked to Jimmy Kimmel about how much she's been vomiting compared to her relatively-easy first pregnancy when she blurted, "The crazy thing is I never knew a wiener could make me nauseous!"

The fiancee of Eric Johnson (II) "shushed" and swatted Kimmel when he couldn't contain his laughter. The host asked her what she meant by that, and she replied, "Well, I guess I just told the world that I'm having a boy!"
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'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Reveals Capitol Portraits of Johanna and Beetee

March 07, 2013 08:45:38 GMT


Two other Capitol Portraits from "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" make their ways out, featuring two of Katniss and Peeta's rivals-turned-allies in the arena. One shows Jena Malone's Johanna and the other sees Jeffrey Wright as Beetee.

Johanna, a sarcastic victor from District 7, wears a brown ruffled gown with one long sleeve and puts her hair in an updo. Beetee from District 3 puts on combat boots to complete her green ensemble. Both have a white rose similar to the one held by Katniss in her portrait.
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Alex Fights Her Other Self in Preview of 'The Wizards Return'

March 07, 2013 08:39:04 GMT


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Days leading to its TV premiere, "The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex" is previewed in another video. Giving a sneak peek to Alex Russo's battle against the "evil" version of herself, the snippet also includes commentaries from the cast members who talk about the plot as well as how excited they were to return to the set of "Wizards of Waverly Place".

In the hour-long event, the Russo family goes to Tuscany, Italy, to visit relatives, but Alex accidentally invokes a spell that splits her into two people: An "Evil Alex" and a "Good Alex." When "Evil Alex" joins forces with a young wizard to take over the world, "Good Alex" must battle her nasty twin in a battle that culminates atop the Tower of Pisa.
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'Harlem Shake' Fever Reaches Mitch McConnell's and Conan O'Brien's Offices

March 07, 2013 08:33:37 GMT


As more and more people are catching on the "Harlem Shake" craze, hitting YouTube phenomenon levels known only before to PSY's "Gangnam Style", people from all walks of life, from regular folks to celebrities, have posted their own clips, dancing to the wacky, addicting beat. Most recently, the dance craze reached the workplace of Senator Mitch McConnell, late-night show host Conan O'Brien and even the set of TV series "Supernatural".

Apparently, Sen. McConnell's re-election campaign volunteers "Team Mitch" thought a "Harlem Shake" spoof in front of Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky would make for a cool campaign clip. Their version featured a man holding a blown-up image of the senate minority leader's head leading the shake that included someone wearing a horse mask to represent the Kentucky Derby. Another person wore an elephant suit as the symbol of the Grand Old Party.
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'Teen Mom 2' Star Jenelle Evans Enters Rehab, Her Husband Gets Arrested

March 07, 2013 07:58:02 GMT


Jenelle Evans is seeking treatment for her drug addition, amidst her tremulous relationship with her husband Courtland Rogers. "Jenelle is in a rehabilitation treatment facility in North Carolina to address any addiction issues for drug use," her attorney, Dustin R. T. Sullivan, tells E! News.

While the "Teen Mom 2" star is in rehab, Courtland has been arrested. He was detained when police responded to an unrelated call in Hampstead, N.C. He was found having outstanding warrants when the cops ran identification on everyone who happened to be on the scene.
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Stompin' Tom Connors, Canadian Music Legend, Dies at 77

March 07, 2013 07:44:15 GMT


Stompin' Tom Connors, whose toe-tapping musical spirit and strong patriotism established him as one of Canada's biggest cultural icons, has died. He died at age of 77 on Wednesday, March 6 at 5 P.M. of natural causes, Connors' promoter Brian Edwards said.

Connor died at his house in Ontario, surrounded by his family. "He's such a national treasure," said Rudy Blair, 680News entertainment reporter. "All his music was about one thing that was important to him and that was this nation, Canada. He's sorely going to be missed."
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Tribeca Film Festival 2013 Announces Full Lineup

March 07, 2013 07:30:18 GMT


More than eighty feature films from new and established filmmakers, ranging from hard-hitting documentaries to romantic story and dramas to teen comedies to be showcased at this year's Tribeca Film Festival have been announced. The selections were made of thousands of films submitted by 30 countries around the globe.

Spotlight section includes "Adult World" which revolves around Emma Roberts as a struggling poet working at a sex shop to support her career, and "Almost Christmas" which follows troublemaker duo Paul Giamatti and Paul Rudd as they go to New York to sell Christmas trees to get rich real quick.
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Lady Antebellum Premieres 'Downtown' Music Video

March 07, 2013 07:24:13 GMT


Country pop music group Lady Antebellum has finally unveiled the music video to their hit song "Downtown" a couple of months after the single was first released. Written by Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood themselves, the track is the trio's first official single from their forthcoming studio album entitled "Golden".

The almost six-minute clip shows Scott contacting "2 Broke Girls" star Beth Behrs after being blown off by Kelley and Haywood for a night out. Scott puts on some black leather and makeup as she and Behrs wreak havoc on the streets of L.A.. Meanwhile, Kelley and Haywood play two donut-chomping police officers who eventually end up arresting the two menacing ladies.
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'American Idol' Top 10 Guys Perform: Vincent May Meet 'The End of the Road'


March 07, 2013 07:15:29 GMT


The Top 10 guys of "American Idol" season 12 took the stage on the live show Wednesday, March 6. Same to the Top 10 girls who performed the night before, they were fighting for the spots in the final round.

Elijah Liu was the lucky number one, covering Rihanna's "Stay". Already a fan of Elijah, Nicki Minaj said, "I think I would be willing to stay. I liked it... You look very marketable and I could imagine seeing your face on blankets and cups." Mariah Carey agreed that he's "very sale-able." Randy Jackson also liked it, while Keith Urban said the song suited Elijah's voice.
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Ten Years After's Alvin Lee Dies at 68

March 07, 2013 06:39:13 GMT


The world lost another talented musician. British rock guitarist and the founder of Ten Years After, Alvin Lee, passed away on Wednesday, March 6 at the age of 68. Announcement on his official site reads, "With great sadness we have to announce that Alvin unexpectedly passed away early this morning after unforeseen complications following a routine surgical procedure."

The announcement which was signed by Lee's family members adds, "We have lost a wonderful, much loved father and companion. The world has lost a truly great and gifted musician."
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Bolshoi Dancer: I Plotted the Acid Attack but Not to the Extent That It Occurred

March 07, 2013 05:49:56 GMT


A video showing Pavel Dmitrichenko confessing to organizing the acid attack that left Bolshoi Theatre's artistic director Sergei Filin almost blinded has been released by Russian police. "I organized that attack but not to the extent that it occurred," bleary-eyed Dmitrichenko said in the footage.

Police are still investigating motives behind the attack that shocked theatre fans in Moscow. Words run rampant that Dmitrichenko, a soloist at the Bolshoi Theatre, held a grudge against Filin because of the director's selection of certain dancers over others for coveted roles on stage.
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'Revolution' Shares First One Minute of Midseason Premiere

March 07, 2013 05:03:28 GMT


NBC teases the upcoming return of "Revolution" by sharing the first minute of the midseason premiere. Before scenes from the show play, creator/executive producer Eric Kripke and executive producer J.J. Abrams are featured claiming that the second half of the first season will be "bigger, cooler and more intense."

The previewed footage sees Miles, Rachel, Charlie and Danny staring down helicopters operated by Monroe's loyal army. The group then runs into an abandoned building as they are attacked by the pilot who is firing bullets.
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Bruno Mars Earns First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

March 07, 2013 04:54:15 GMT


Grammy Award-winning crooner Bruno Mars finally lands his sophomore album "Unorthodox Jukebox", which was released in December 2012, at the top of the Billboard 200. With a little help from Amazon MP3, the "Locked Out of Heaven" singer scores his first No. 1 ever in the albums chart, selling 95,000 copies for a 96% increase, almost doubling its sales last week.

Mars' "Jukebox" and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "The Heist" both got a boost from Amazon MP3 sales as the two, along with other albums, were put on a one-day $1.99 sale by the digital retailer. This greatly improved their sales for the week ending March 3, according to figures tallied by Nielsen SoundScan.
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Keri Russell Lands Role in 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'


March 07, 2013 04:52:48 GMT


Keri Russell joins the cast of "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes". According to Variety, Russell has been cast in the lead female role, but there's still no information on the character she will be playing.

Russel joins already-announced cast members Andy Serkis, who will reprise his role as Caesar, Jason Clarke, Kodi-Smit McPhee and Gary Oldman. The upcoming sci-fi film will be helmed by Matt Reeves who takes over the duty from Rupert Wyatt who directed the first film. Mark Bomback pens the script while Peter Chernin, Dylan Clarke, Amanda Silver and Rick Jaffa serve as producers.
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Miley Cyrus Announces Twitter Break After Wedding Cancellation Rumor

March 07, 2013 04:28:49 GMT


Miley Cyrus told her 11 million followers on Wednesday, March 6, that she wanted to take a break from Twitter. The singer-songwriter might need to chill out after being hit with rumors of her splitting up with fiance Liam Hemsworth and wedding cancellation. "I am so sick of LA. And sick of the lies that come with it. I didn't call off my wedding. Taking a break from social media. #draining," Miley wrote on her Twitter account.

Miley and her fiance were rumored calling off their engagement because of some issues, including Liam's alleged affair with January Jones. Sources claimed that the Gale Hawthorne of "The Hunger Games" actor kissed the "Mad Men" actress in front of people at a party in Chateau Marmont hotel in February. "It looked like they had some hot chemistry. They were all over each other - and they even kissed," said some eyewitnesses.
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'Skyfall' Helmer Sam Mendes Passes the Offer to Direct Next James Bond Movie

March 07, 2013 03:38:02 GMT


It's confirmed, Sam Mendes won't direct the next James Bond movie. The "Skyfall" helmer says in an interview that he was forced to turn down an offer from producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson to take the directing seat for the 24th installment of the 007 movie franchise due to other commitments.

"Directing Skyfall was one of the best experiences of my professional life," the 47-year-old British filmmaker explains to Empire, "but I have theatre and other commitments, including productions of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and King Lear, that need my complete focus over the next year and beyond."
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Taylor Swift Afraid of Ending Up Being 'Awful' and 'Alone,' Mocked by Chelsea Handler


March 07, 2013 03:28:01 GMT


Taylor Swift reveals her biggest fear. The country music singer, who recently slammed Tina Fey and Amy Poehler over their "stay away from Michael J. Fox's son" joke, says in another magazine interview that she is worried that one day, she ends up being "awful," "intolerable" and "alone."

"What I worry about is that I never want to end up kind of a self-centered, vain human being. My fears circle around me making the wrong choices and messing this up for myself. I don't wanna end up being awful and intolerable. Alone," the country music singer/songwriter opens up to InStyleUK for her cover story.
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Justin Timberlake Promotes His 'SNL' Gig, Melissa McCarthy Will Return as Host

March 07, 2013 02:59:26 GMT


Hyping up his upcoming appearance on "Saturday Night Live", Justin Timberlake is featured in a promo video for the new episode. In one sketch, the "Suit & Tie" hitmaker gets upset and walks out after realizing that he forgets to bring his suit and tie. Poking fun at his double duty, he and his "twins" are seen tackling other jobs, including running the cameras and sound, as well as doing the makeup.

The former NSYNC member will serve as the host and musical guest in the March 9 episode of the NBC variety show. It will mark his fifth appearance on the show. In addition to the promo video, the "In Time" star posted a photo on Instagram to remind fans of his "SNL" gig.
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Mary Tyler Moore Is 'Devastated' by Valerie Harper's Cancer Diagnosis


March 07, 2013 02:48:24 GMT


Valerie Harper revealed on Wednesday, March 6 that she was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer in January. Her best friend, Mary Tyler Moore, whom with she starred together on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show", reacted to the sad news. "I'm absolutely devastated by this news," Moore told PEOPLE.

"Valerie has given so much joy, laughter and love to the world," Moore, who has been friends with Harper for four decades, added. "I join her fans and send much love and positive thoughts to her and her family during this difficult time."
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Kanye West Slams MTV for Low Hottest MC Ranking


March 07, 2013 02:34:01 GMT


Just a week after ranting about the Grammys and Justin Timberlake's "Suit & Tie", and more recently screaming and throwing a microphone during his London concert, outspoken rapper Kanye West is at it again. The G.O.O.D Music label mogul, in an interview with DJ Enuff on "The Angie Martinez Show" on radio station Hot 97, openly addressed his low no. 7 ranking in MTV's "Hottest MCs VIII" list.

The 35-year-old father-to-be believed his relationship with reality star Kim Kardashian and his kilt-wearing fashion sense had somehow influenced the panel who put him in the lower end of the top ten this year. Yeezy had always placed in the top 5 in previous years.
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Snooki Loses 42 Pounds, Shows Off Post-Baby Body in Bikini

March 07, 2013 02:04:04 GMT


Snooki is a hot mom. The "Jersey Shore" star, who gave to her first child around seven months ago, sheds 42 pounds since the baby's birth and proudly shows off her hot bod in a leopard-print bikini on the cover of Us Weekly's latest issue. Rocking red flaming hair, she flashes smile as she strikes a pose for the camera.

She credits her trainer, Anthony Michael, for helping her get in shape with exercise and dieting. "Hard work pays off," she tweets. "Big thanks to my trainer." The 4-foot-9 star now weighs in at 102 pounds. "Going tanning for the first time since being pregnant with Lorenzo!" the animal-print lover wrote a few days ago.
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Simon Cowell Expects Demi Lovato to Return to 'The X Factor'

March 07, 2013 01:48:53 GMT


While Britney Spears and L.A. Reid have officially quit "The X Factor (US)", there's still a big chance that Demi Lovato will return for the new season. During an interview with Ryan Seacrest on his radio show, Simon Cowell expressed his hopes to have her back on the show.

"That would be a good guess," the British television producer said when asked if Lovato would return as a judge in the third season. "Nothing is official, but I liked having Demi on the show. She's fun to work with. I think we'd be crazy not to have her back."
 
 
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