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March 20, 2013

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Michael Buble Previews 'You Make Me Feel So Young' Music Video


March 20, 2013 09:59:59 GMT


Grammy Award-winning singer Michael Buble previews his new music video, not for a new song but rather for the old classic "You Make Me Feel So Young". His rendition of the 1946 song introduced in the musical film "Three Little Girls in Blue" is included in his forthcoming album entitled "To Be Loved".

The multiple Juno Award winner appears in the adorable animated music video that brilliantly matches the light and breezy mood set by the popular song written by Josef Myrow and Mack Gordon. In his usual suit and tie trademark get-up, the standards crooner dishes his soothing vocals as he walks along a beautifully-drawn backdrop of colorful streets filled with everyday scenes of people passing by, stores and even cars.
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Sofia Vergara Reveals She's Freezing Her Eggs

March 20, 2013 09:43:47 GMT


Sofia Vergara revealed in a recent interview with Vogue that she's freezing her eggs. "I have to be careful what I eat because they're freezing my eggs," Sofia said. Her fertility treatment includes hormone injections and pills. The 40-year-old actress explained that the doctors "want to get as many eggs as they can because usually you produce them but they're not good. They have to be perfect, perfect, perfect ones."

Sofia said that she and fiance Nick Loeb wanted to add another member to their family. "My boyfriend is 37, younger than me, never had kids," Sofia said. She added that her son had been longing for a sibling since he was younger. "You know, sometimes he used to scream at me when he was younger, 'Why can't you have another baby, so you can stop focusing on me?' " she said.
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Nicki Minaj's 'High School' Behind-the-Scene Video Shows Lil Wayne Before Seizures

March 20, 2013 09:26:28 GMT


In just-released behind-the-scenes footage taken from her "High School" music video shoot, rapstress Nicki Minaj showed a healthy Lil Wayne goofing around with her while they were on the set last week. The images of the 30-year-old rapper shown in the two-minute-plus clip were far from the artist who was reported to have had multiple seizures recently.

Before he was taken to the hospital, Wayne was still in great spirits ready to shoot the video for the new track off Minaj's "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded - The Re-Up", as any good collaborator would do. He was taking playful shots at his protege for being overly pampered while on the set. There was simply no indication that the Young Money mogul would fall seriously ill just within 48 hours after that.
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Saoirse Ronan and Max Irons Hit Green Carpet of 'The Host' Hollywood Premiere

March 20, 2013 09:23:40 GMT


Young stars gathered at ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome in Los Angeles to support the Hollywood premiere of "The Host (2013)" on Tuesday night, March 19. Getting the spotlight were none other than Saoirse Ronan and Max Irons who take the key roles in the movie.

Ronan looked simple yet elegant in a short red Lanvin dress paired with black heels. She wore minimum makeup and let her straight blonde hair loose. Her on-screen love interest, Irons, was equally charming in a Gucci suit matched with Christian Louboutin shoes.
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Madame Tussauds Debuts Taylor Lautner Wax Figure in Berlin

March 20, 2013 09:16:21 GMT


Madame Tussauds in Berlin revealed its latest collection, Taylor Lautner's wax figure, on Tuesday, March 19. Madame Tussauds' artists styled the replica in thin white shirt and blue jeans. Other details such as the tone of the skin, stubble and also six-pack abs are included in the figure to make it more identical.

Madame Tussauds' spokesperson, Nina-Kristin Zerbe, revealed that they wanted to give new pose and put more sex appeals to the life-size figurine for fans who had been waiting. At the launching event, former contestant of German "The Bachelor" Georgina Fleur struck a sexy pose with the Taylor look-alike.
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Keira Knightley to Star as Coco Chanel in Karl Lagerfeld's Short Film

March 20, 2013 09:06:24 GMT


Keira Knightley is set to play Coco Chanel in a short film to be directed by Karl Lagerfeld. The mini film will mark the 100th anniversary of the French fashion house, and it will be filmed in the seaside town of Deauville, where the first Chanel boutique opened in 1913, financed by her lover Captain Arthur "Boy" Capel, a wealthy British aristocrat.

Knightey will star in the film alongside French actress Clotilde Hemse who will play Coco's aunt, Adrienne. Tallulah Harlech, Stella Tennant, musician Caroline De Maigret, and model Brad Kroenig will also star in the film.
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Marybeth Is Seeking Revenge Against Victor Crowley in 'Hatchet III' Teaser Trailer

March 20, 2013 09:01:32 GMT


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Slasher film "Hatchet III" has released its teaser trailer online. As seen in the video, Marybeth is determined to hunt down Victor Crowley, the horrific swamp-dwelling serial murderer who killed her dad.

The trailer follows the attempt done by local police and SWAT in Crowley's haunted swamp to pick up the pieces and carnage left behind from the first two films. Marybeth knows the secret to ending the voodoo curse that has left the ghost of Victor Crowley haunting and terrorizing Honey Island Swamp for decades.
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Kanye Wants to Name His Baby North West, Kim Kardashian Plans Black and White Nursery

March 20, 2013 08:54:32 GMT


As Kim Kardashian's due date is getting closer, more rumors ahead surrounding her baby with Kanye West swirl on the web. It's reported that the rapper wants to call his first child North West while the reality TV star is preparing a monochrome nursery for the bundle of joy.

"Kanye's ego is something else, so he's quite serious about the title," a source tells The Sun. "He also has a sense of humor though and knows how his self-indulgence is seen by the general public. It's half tongue-in-cheek, half what Kanye probably feels is true."
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Bradley Cooper Rumored Dating Suki Waterhouse

March 20, 2013 08:46:25 GMT


Bradley Cooper was spotted with rumored new girlfriend Suki Waterhouse on the set of his new movie, an untitled David O. Russell project, in Boston on Monday, March 18. Wearing baggy pants, sunglasses and a black coat, the 38-year-old actor was photographed walking alongside the 20-year-old British model.

"They were having a good time together, touching and teasing each other," an eyewitness told E! News. "People were recognizing them so they walked quite quickly to avoid the crowds. They were laughing a lot and couldn't keep their hands off each other."
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Shailene Woodley Cast as Cancer Patient Hazel in Drama 'Fault in Our Stars'

March 20, 2013 08:43:17 GMT


Shailene Woodley landed another big role. After picked to bring Mary-Jane Watson to life in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2", she is now tapped to play the lead female, Hazel, in "The Fault in Our Stars", a movie based on John Green's best-selling novel of the same name.

It revolves round 16-year-old Hazel Grace Lancaster who falls in love with Augustus "Gus" Waters, a boy she met at a cancer support group. The story will be adapted into the big screen with the help of "Stuck in Love" helmer Josh Boone and "Twilight Saga" producer Wyck Godfrey.
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Sam Raimi to Direct FOX's Pilot 'Rake'

March 20, 2013 08:40:44 GMT


After news broke last week that Ang Lee would direct FX's pilot "Tyrant", Sam Raimi is confirmed to be another high profile filmmaker that is set to make his first foray into television. Raimi has agreed to direct FOX's hour-long drama pilot "Rake".

Produced by Sony Pictures TV, "Rake" stars Greg Kinnear as Keegan Joye, a criminal defense lawyer with a lack of any filter. The pilot revolves around the chaotic and comedic life of Joyce who is also described as having a gambling habit. The pilot is based on an ongoing Australian show of the same name that stars "Moulin Rouge!" actor Richard Roxburgh.
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'Ant-Man' Test Footage Leaks Online

March 20, 2013 08:22:12 GMT


There is still a few more years before "Ant-Man" film arrives, but recently-leaked test footage may give an early hint at how the movie will look like. The bootleg video shows the titular hero in action, using his special ability to shrink to the size of an ant to get through a hallway guarded by two agents.

The test footage was the one screened at the San Diego Comic-Con International last summer. In September, Marvel executive Victoria Alonso said the test footage was being polished before it would be released for public. "What we showed at Comic-Con was a still unfinished video and we are working to finalize it. And I think you should see it, but do not know where yet," she said.
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Harrison Ford on His 'Star Wars Episode 7' Casting Rumors: It's Happening

March 20, 2013 07:58:43 GMT


Harrison Ford broke silence on the swirling rumors about his involvement in the upcoming "Star Wars Episode 7" to be directed by J.J. Abrams. The Han Solo depicter tells WGN at an event in Chicago, "I think it's almost true. I'm looking forward to it. It's not in the bag yet, but I think it's happening."

He is expected to reunite with two other "Star Wars" original cast Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill who could be back as Princess Leia and Luke Skywalker respectively. Creator George Lucas previously claimed their return to the franchise was pretty much a done deal.
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Distance Tears Seth MacFarlane and Emilia Clarke Apart

March 20, 2013 07:56:32 GMT


Seth MacFarlane is reported to have split up with actress Emilia Clarke. The "Ted" director and the "Triassic Attack" actress have gone their separate ways because of distance.

"They are no longer dating," a source tells E! News. "It was really a location challenge. She has been in Europe shooting 'Game of Thrones' and he is based in California, so it was hard to make it work despite the distance. They have remained friends."
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PSY to Change Title and Lyrics of His New Song for Fear of Offending Arabs

March 20, 2013 07:56:24 GMT


In his native South Korea, "Assarabia" or "Assaravia" in English is a slang term used to describe thrills, which K-pop superstar PSY thought would make a great subject for his much-awaited follow-up to the hit "Gangnam Style". However, the 35-year-old entertainer has decided to change the title and some lyrics in his new single to avoid any trouble that might ensue from misinterpretations that the term might be derogatory to Arabs.

Although the South Korean artist assures that the term does not suggest any ethnicity or body parts, which usually sparks volatile reactions or comments, he wants to be free of any potential problems that might arise if he keeps the word in his new track. The changes would have to be made though before the April 13 release date he has initially set.
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Disney on Board to Reboot 'Pete's Dragon'

March 20, 2013 07:51:38 GMT


Walt Disney Pictures is set to reboot the 1977 classic live action mixed with animation movie, "Pete's Dragon". Deadline broke the news that the studio and producer Jim Whitaker had hired David Lowery and Toby Halbrooks to co-pen the screenplay.

The writers are expected to reinvent the core of the original story. At this point, it is unknown whether the cartoon dragon, Elliot, will stick to his hand-drawn roots or be CGI. However, it is said that unlike the original movie, the reboot won't be a musical.
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'Game of Thrones' Throws Season 3 Premiere Party, Drops New Clips

March 20, 2013 07:23:16 GMT


Gearing up for the upcoming return of "Game of Thrones", the stars of the hit HBO series attended a season 3 premiere party for the show at the TCL Chinese Theater in L.A. on Monday, March 18. Ditching her character's blonde locks, Emilia Clarke was smoking hot in a blue, floor-length dress by Victoria Beckham paired with Christian Louboutin pumps.

The Daenerys Targaryen depicter let her brunette hair loose and kept it simple, choosing a diamond bracelet by Jacob & Co. as her accessory. She was all smiles while posing next to her on-screen husband Jason Momoa, who suited up for the occasion.
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Bauhaus' Vocalist Peter Murphy Pleads Not Guilty to DUI Charges

March 20, 2013 06:59:13 GMT


Peter Murphy pleaded not guilty to driving under influence, methamphetamine possession and hit-and-run driving charges on Tuesday, March 19. Murphy, who was not present at Los Angeles County Superior Court, submitted the plea via his attorney, Robert Wilson.

Judge Frederick Rotenberg released Murphy on his own recognizance despite prosecutor's concern that he would fly out of the country. The rock singer, who is a British native, now lives in Turkey.
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Mumford and Sons to Headline Lollapalooza 2013

March 20, 2013 06:45:17 GMT


It's still a month before organizers C3 Presents are set to announce the official line-up for this year's Lollapalooza, but they can't seem to wait any longer when they revealed that Grammy Award-winning act Mumford & Sons would perform in the summer music festival in Chicago. They will no less lead the three-day event with three other rock bands from August 2 to 4 at the Grant Park.

The Marcus Mumford-fronted band will headline the gig along with French alternative rock band Phoenix, indie rock group Vampire Weekend and rock quartet The Killers. Indie rock band The National and electronic music group Postal Service will also be playing.
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Report: Justin Timberlake Abandons His William Rast Clothing Line

March 20, 2013 06:41:27 GMT


Justin Timberlake is reportedly saying goodbye to William Rast, the clothing line he launched with best pal Trace Ayala for Target in 2005. Sources tell New York Post that the husband of Jessica Biel is still involved in the brand, "but by the end of the year, he won't be anymore."

William Rast is known for its premium jeans. It has released several collections during New York Fashion Weeks but allegedly hasn't had any show since 2010. It's said the company's products could still be found on the racks of JC Penney and at discount outlets like bluefly.com.
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Kristen Bell Helps Greg Kinnear to Get Over His Ex in 'Stuck in Love' Trailer

March 20, 2013 06:30:11 GMT


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Drama comedy film "Stuck in Love" has dropped its new trailer and poster. The film which was premiered at the 2012 Toronto Film Festival was originally titled "Writers" before Millennium Entertainment retitled it.

The new trailer follows a family whose members are falling in love and moving past heartbreak. Bill Borgens (Greg Kinnear), a divorced writer, still can't get over his ex-wife, Erica (Jennifer Connelly), who is now with another man. He gets help from his neighbor, Tricia (Kristen Bell), who keeps trying to get him into the dating scene again to move on with his own life.
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Justin Timberlake Premieres 'Mirrors' Music Video

March 20, 2013 05:03:36 GMT


To mark the release of his "The 20/20 Experience" album today, pop/dance superstar Justin Timberlake premiered the music video of his second single "Mirrors", a cut off the said album. The new music video debut, along with performances and interviews with the 32-year-old singer, was part of the one-hour CW network TV special aired for the occasion.

Directed by renowned music video director Floria Sigismondi, the eight-minute-plus clip starts with a loving dedication to JT's grandparents Sadie and William who had actually passed away late last year. More than half of the lengthy clip tells the story of their relationship, from teenage courtship to married life and well into their old age.
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Christina Ricci Exits 'Girlfriend in a Coma' Pilot

March 20, 2013 04:49:59 GMT


Christina Ricci won't be NBC's "Girlfriend in a Coma" anyway. It has been confirmed that the 33-year-old actress departed the project. It is said that she came up with the decision after the first table read.

Ricci was the first major actor to be cast for the pilot. She was set to play Karen, a 34-year-old woman who has been in a coma for seventeen years. Karen wakes to discover that she has a 17-year-old daughter named Evie, to be played by "iCarly" star Miranda Cosgrove. "Home Alone" actor Daniel Stern and "A League of Their Own" actress Ann Cusack were cast to play Karen's parents, who have been raising Evie.
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'Homeland' Executive Producer Henry Bromell Dies of Heart Attack

March 20, 2013 04:44:15 GMT


Henry Bromell, the executive producer of Showtime's critically-acclaimed "Homeland", has died of a heart attack at the age of 65. Bromell's longtime agent and friend, Peter Benedek, said that the veteran television writer and producer died Monday, March 18 at a Los Angeles area hospital.

"Henry was a profoundly decent and generous man," so "Homeland" executive producers Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa said in a statement. "A great writer and a great friend. No matter how crazy things got, when he was in the room, you knew everything was going to be okay. Everybody here at Homeland is grieving, and we will miss him beyond words."
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Set Pictures From 'Godzilla' Filming Show Helicopter Wrecks and Military Rides

March 20, 2013 04:26:30 GMT


A sneak peek at the upcoming new take on the classic monster "Godzilla" is made available through several on-set pictures. Taken from the filming location in Canada, they show props for the movie. One displays a heavily-damaged chopper, another shows a concealed prop, and the other two give a look at military vehicles, a truck and a classic humvee.

Besides the images, director Gareth Edwards sends a greeting from the set on the first day of principal photography. In a video message that shows an airport terminal setting, the director gives a brief introduction to what he claims as "a very long shoot." They manage to finish the first shot that went really "great."
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First Look at Barney's Bachelor Party on 'How I Met Your Mother'

March 20, 2013 04:12:24 GMT


Barney's bachelor day is going to be over soon as his wedding is coming. Following the tradition, Barney's best friend, in this case Ted, will throw a bachelor party for him which has been teased in a "How I Met Your Mother" photo.

Taken from the April 29 episode titled "Romeward Bound", the image features Barney looking shocked as Ted brings him to a place where some girls and guys already gathered. While it's unknown what makes Barney surprised, executive producer Carter Bay claims that the bachelor party is going to be "fantastic."
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John Legend Drops New Album Teaser 'The Beginning'

March 20, 2013 04:01:15 GMT


R 'n' B singer/songwriter John Legend is gearing up for the release of his much-anticipated upcoming new album "Love in the Future", his fourth solo studio set. First to be dropped by the 33-year-old singer is its intro track "The Beginning", which serves as the album's teaser/promo single. It precedes "Who Do We Think We Are", the actual first single off Legend's new album, set to be released the week after, on March 25.

"You've been waiting long enough, this is just 'The Beginning'," the Grammy Award-winning artist tweeted to eagerly awaiting fans and followers. The three-and-a-half-minute romantic ballad shows off Legend's soulful vocals reminiscent of his recent hit single "Tonight (Best You Ever Had)".
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Director Lynne Ramsay Quits Natalie Portman's 'Jane Got a Gun' on First Day of Filming


March 20, 2013 03:51:12 GMT


Natalie Portman's indie drama "Jane Got a Gun" was forced to delay the production as director Lynne Ramsay didn't show up on the first day of filming. Scott Steindorff, who produces the movie with Portman, Joel Edgerton, Jude Law and Rodrigo Santoro, assures the project will not be scrapped. They are rushing to find a replacement as the cast are rehearsing the scenes.

"I'm shocked and so disappointed someone would do this to 150 crew members who devoted so much time, energy, commitment and loyalty to a project, and then have the director not show up. It is insane somebody would do this to other people. I feel more for the crew and their families, but we are keeping the show going on, directors are flying in, and a replacement is imminent," the producer told Deadline.
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Katy Perry and John Mayer Split Again


March 20, 2013 03:43:25 GMT


Katy Perry and John Mayer reportedly called it quits again for the second time since they began dating in summer 2012. "It's sad," a source close to the couple confirmed the breakup. "It's not over until it's over. You have to see how things play out."

"She's leaving the window open. They have both been so focused on work," said another source, blaming the split on the couple's busy schedule. Indeed, Perry has been busy recording her third studio album in Los Angeles, while Mayer is preparing for upcoming tour dates.
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Michelle Shocked's Upcoming Concert Dates Canceled After Anti-Gay Rant


March 20, 2013 03:36:18 GMT


Following her anti-gay rant during her San Francisco show on Sunday night, March 16 at live events place Yoshi's, folk singer/songwriter Michelle Shocked would now have to deal with the consequences of her actions. One of which is the apparent disappearance of the rest of her U.S. tour after the venues of her supposed next shows themselves decided to cancel her remaining tour dates.

So far, only one out of the eleven performances she was scheduled to play remains not cancelled, the one set for Harmony Bar in Madison, Wisconsin. The ten other clubs where she was supposed to play have chosen to call off the 51-year-old entertainer's shows, which may have been prompted by a petition created on Change.org by LGBT activist John Becker asking the venues of Shocked's upcoming concerts to cancel her show.
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Lindsay Lohan Stops by Police Station for Formal Booking and Mug Shot After Court Sentencing

March 20, 2013 03:02:32 GMT


Lindsay Lohan dropped by the Santa Monica police station Tuesday, March 19 for formal booking, one day after she was sentenced by judge for reckless driving and lying to police. She was booked for misdemeanor charges and had her mug shot taken.

LiLo pleaded no contest to the charges stemming from a car crash in the summer of 2012. To avoid jail, she agreed to go to rehab in a locked facility for 90 days, spend 18 months in therapy, serve 30 days of community service, and pay unspecified fine for her misconduct.
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Video: Fan Asks Kate Upton to Be His Prom Date

March 20, 2013 02:57:26 GMT


A Los Angeles student has recently made a sensational move in his search for a prom date. Jake Davidson uploaded a now-viral YouTube video to ask model and actress Kate Upton to be his date to his senior prom on May 23.

In the video he posted on March 16, Davidson humorously entices the "Tower Heist" star to accept his proposal. "I'm Jewish, 5'9" on a really good day - and I can't dance. At all," he says. "You're Christian, 5'10", and that 'Cat Daddy' video should have won an Oscar for best short film. You could say this is destiny."
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First Full Trailer of 'Despicable Me 2': Gru Is Kidnapped


March 20, 2013 02:53:33 GMT


Gru is back in the game as the first full trailer for "Despicable Me 2" is released online. Set to Eminem's "Without Me", the video starts out as the so-called world's greatest villain sends his adopted daughters to bed, hinting that Gru now deals with the things father does, including a daughter texting with a boy.

His peaceful life, however, is turned upside down when Agent Lucy Wilde of the Anti-Villain League visits him and asks him to come with her. Initially denying the request, Gru is then unwillingly put in her car trunk and to an underwater hideout. Gru is then assigned to help take down a fellow villain, armed with some cool new cars, gadgets and weapons.
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Rep: Justin Bieber Was Not Kicked Out of French Hotel

March 20, 2013 02:42:25 GMT


Justin Bieber's representative denied reports that the "Beauty and a Beat" singer was kicked out of Le Meurice Hotel in Paris on Monday, March 18 because of his behavior and his fans' nuisance. "Justin was not kicked out of the hotel. He decided to transfer to the Mandarin Oriental when there wasn't enough security at the hotel to control the crowds," Melissa Victor told Us Weekly.

Melissa added, "There wasn't even an underground entrance for him at the other hotel and the security was too lax given the size of the crowds. Plus there was no garage. Very unsafe situation for Justin and the fans. Over 500 kids bombarded the hotel."
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Princess Diana's Iconic Dresses Sold at London Auction for $1.2M

March 20, 2013 02:23:18 GMT


A collection of Princess Diana's most memorable evening gowns went under the hammer in London for 800,000 pounds or an estimated $1.2 million. The dresses sold included the one which the late royal wore while dancing with John Travolta to the classic "Saturday Night Fever" tune.

The famous velvet, midnight-blue, off-shoulder gown by Victor Edelstein was sold for 240,000 pounds or $362,424. Lady Di donned it when coming to the White House for a gala dinner hosted by President Ronald Reagan during her first joint visit to the States with Prince Charles in 1985.
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HBO on Canceling 'Enlightened': 'It Was a Very Difficult Decision'

March 20, 2013 01:44:05 GMT


"Enlightened" has run out of its chance to shine as HBO has pulled the plug on it. The premium cable channel decides not to renew the drama comedy series for a third season and the second season finale on March 3 was the last for the show.

"It was a very difficult decision," the network says in a press statement released on Tuesday, March 19. "We're proud of the show and we look forward to working with Mike White and Laura Dern in the future."
 
 
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