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April 16, 2013

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Beyonce Knowles Flaunts Bikini Bod in New H and M Ads

April 16, 2013 09:17:10 GMT

Images for H&M 2013 Summer Campaign featuring Beyonce Knowles have been released. In the new pictures, the 31-year-old mother shows off her stunning post-baby body in some H&M's sexy bikinis she helped design. She also dons tropical flowers on her hair as accessories.

"What makes these [H&M] pieces even more special is that Beyonce herself had input into the design, and they are full of her own personal style," said Ann-Sofie Johansson, head of design at H&M.
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'Iron Man 3' Post-Credit Scene Features a Special Guest

April 16, 2013 09:05:26 GMT

The premiere of "Iron Man 3" in Paris at the theater Le Grand Rex on April 15 left a story that could surprise fans. Latino Review reveals that the post-credit scene of the Shane Black-directed film features a special appearance of another Marvel hero.

The scene sees [SPOILER ALERT!] Tony Stark on a couch talking about his traumas. It is then revealed that the person he is talking to is Mark Ruffalo's Bruce Banner/Hulk, who falls asleep because of Stark's boring story. Stark yells at Banner, who has been sleeping during the most part of his story. Banner replies, "You know, I'm not that kind of doctor!" before continuing to fall asleep again as his friend resumes his monologue.
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Angelina Jolie's Topless Photo With Horse Put in Auction

April 16, 2013 08:59:10 GMT

Angelina Jolie's picture is featured as an item which will be put under the hammer in London auction house Christie's next month. The photo is auctioned as a part of The Wild Side of Photography sale. Photographer David LaChapelle took the photo in 2001 when Jolie was 25 years old. It is predicted to fetch around $53,000.

The colorful photo shows a topless Jolie smiling with her head back. Her hands caress a white horse's head, while the horse nuzzles her chest. A tattoo of his ex-husband's name "Billy Bob", which was erased after they divorced, can be seen on her left arm. Two large tattoos on her stomach can be spotted as well.
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Drake Debuts 'Girls Love Beyonce' Featuring James Fauntleroy

April 16, 2013 08:42:22 GMT

Canadian rapper Drake posted a new song on his SoundCloud page featuring Roc Nation R 'n' B singer James Fauntleroy, just a day after the his star-studded collaboration with Lil Wayne and Rick Ross on DJ Khaled's "No New Friends". Entitled "Girls Love Beyonce", the 26-year-old recording artist uses 90's R 'n' B vibe as a backdrop as he raps about the dating struggles a superstar like him goes through.

In the almost four-minute track that name-drops Beyonce Knowles, Drake also samples the pop/R 'n' B diva's popular hit from her Destiny's Child days, "Say My Name". Collaborator Fauntleroy actually gets to handle the sample, as he sings it in the hook, while Drake handles the rap-sing verses where he hopes for that one special girl "who will help me think of someone besides myself" and "someone I leave the front door with cause we don't want to hide no more."
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Stanley Tucci Set to Act Opposite Mark Wahlberg in 'Transformers 4'

April 16, 2013 08:42:15 GMT

Emmy Award-winning actor Stanley Tucci is confirmed to be on board Michael Bay's upcoming film. Attending CinemaCon on April 15 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas to promote "Pain and Gain", Michael Bay announced that "The Lovely Bones" actor would star in "Transformers 4" alongside Mark Wahlberg.

The sequel to "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" has had two rising stars Jack Reynor and Nicola Peltz in the cast ensemble. Bay revealed that he would add another young promising actor to join his film, which is the fourth film of the "Transformers" film franchise, and promise to name this mystery star shortly.
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Video Premiere: 2 Chainz's 'Yuck' Ft. Lil Wayne

April 16, 2013 08:38:34 GMT

2 Chainz releases yet another new music video. The Playaz Circle rapper once again taps Young Money/Cash Money rap mogul Lil Wayne for his latest visuals filmed to support his track "Yuck" taken off his solo debut album "Based on a T.R.U. Story".

The video is filmed in a typical 2 Chainz fashion with naked ladies on the scene and an orchestra added to the mix. He raps his verses on a lit platform wearing over-the-top number and many bling blings, while Weezy has his skateboard close by as he backs his homie.
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Garth Brooks Sued by Former Production Partner

April 16, 2013 08:09:58 GMT

Garth Brooks is slapped with a lawsuit by Lisa Sanderson, who once worked for his production company, Red Strokes, to help develop film and TV projects for him. She calls the country singer a "paranoid, angry, deceitful and vindictive man who will turn against those closest to him on a dime."

In her lawsuit, Sanderson accuses the "Two Pina Coladas" hitmaker of torpedoing nearly all of the potential deals that came their way due to his "unreasonable demands." She also claims he denied her half of the profits and the bonus he allegedly promised for her service at the company.
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First Look at Jamie Foxx as Electro on 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Set Surfaces

April 16, 2013 08:08:20 GMT

How Jamie Foxx will look as Electro in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" has been teased in set photos. Taken during the filming in Times Square on Monday, April 15, one of the images gives a clear look at the actor's face, which was covered in blue makeup.

The "Django Unchained" actor also wore contact lens to make his creepy appearance more convincing. His outfit, however, was as normal as can be, consiting of black hooded jacket and jeans.
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will.i.am Releases New Single 'Fall Down' Featuring Miley Cyrus

April 16, 2013 07:58:33 GMT

will.i.am is a week away from releasing his new "#willpower" album and to give eagerly-awaiting fans another sampling of his much-anticipated studio LP, he debuts another single off of it. This time he taps pop superstar Miley Cyrus to sing the hook with him on "Fall Down", making her the third in a line of superstars who have supported the Black Eyed Peas leader after Britney Spears in "Scream & Shout" and Justin Bieber in "That Power".

"#FallDownOniTunesTuesday @iamwill feat MUAH ?????" Cyrus tweeted, feeling all excited about her collaboration with the record producer/songwriter. The new song also has tucked under its belt the names of super producers Dr. Luke, Benny Blanco and Cirkut.
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Jack Osbourne Denies Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne's Split Rumor

April 16, 2013 07:44:08 GMT

Jack Osbourne spoke up to address a rumor of his parents Ozzy Osbourne and Sharon Osbourne splitting up. He wrote on Twitter on Sunday, April 14, that "it's all bullshit. Last time I check a lot of British news papers weren't amazing sources of accurate information. Moving on."

A spokesperson for Sharon, Gary Farrow, has released a statement that Sharon and Ozzy live separately because of work. "They've both got huge work commitments. She is at the hotel for work and he is starting his Black Sabbath tour. Of course they row but they are still together. Sharon and Ozzy have spent long periods of time apart before when she was working in the UK. The marriage is not on the rocks," Farrow said.
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Golfer Adam Scott Courted as the Next 'Bachelor'

April 16, 2013 07:31:13 GMT

"The Bachelor" is allegedly pursuing Adam Scott (II) as the star of its next installment. The rumor began to swirl as Robert Mills, the producer of the reality dating show, tweeted on April 14, "So......Adam Scott as the next #Bachelor?? What say you, #Bachelornation?"

Host Chris Harrison chimed in, "Yep it's now officially the most dramatic #Masters ever!" He jokingly added, "Rumors this will be settled in a hot tub instead of replaying 18th #Masters."
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Michael Douglas' Son Loses Appeal to Shorten Jail Sentence

April 16, 2013 07:30:51 GMT

Michael Douglas' son, Cameron, asked for leniency for his prison sentence, but his request was thrown out by a judge. The actor's 34-year-old son with ex-wife Diandra Luker is now stuck with the 10-year prison sentence he got from drug charges.

Cameron was initially sentenced to five years in jail after convicted of selling methamphetamine and heroin. He was then granted an additional 4 and 1/2 years in prison for attempting to smuggle heroin into the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York.
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Kim Kardashian Successfully Blocks Kris Humphries From Accessing Her Emails

April 16, 2013 07:29:08 GMT

Kim Kardashian just won a big victory against her estranged husband, Kris Humphries. TMZ reported that on Monday, April 15, a judge turned down Kris' request to access emails Kim sent from some closed accounts.

Both Kim and Kris were not present at the court. The site reported that celebrity lawyer Laura Wasser was there to argue on Kim's behalf. The Monday's hearing was reportedly set for May 2, but Kris' attorney asked to move up the date.
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Shakira Uses All Her Steals in First Battle Round of 'The Voice' Season 4

April 16, 2013 07:13:43 GMT

The first battle round of "The Voice" season 4 has finally begun. In the latest episode which was aired on Monday, April 15, all contestants gave their very best to impress their coaches and get chosen to advance in the competition. As the result, Shakira had to use both of her Steals while Blake Shelton used one and saved the last one for the next rounds.

The Monday night was opened by Team Adam's Amber Carrington and Sasha Allen. Singing Pink's "Try", the country singer and the R 'n' B singer stunned the judges with their transformations from their roots into pop rock. "I wouldn't like to be in your shoes right now," teased Shakira. Adam Levine eventually crowned Amber as the winner, while Sasha was stolen by the Colombian judge and left Usher "dumbfounded, flabbergasted" for not being chosen.
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Stripper Calls Report of Her Getting Intimate With Harry Styles 'Bulls**t'

April 16, 2013 06:32:14 GMT

Harry Styles wasn't the only one who slammed the news that he hooked up with a stripper when partying at Perdu Club in Newcastle as it was reported by Daily Mirror. The rumored partying partner, Chelsea Ferguson, took to Twitter on April 14 to shoot down the rumor.

"What the f**k?!" the 25-year-old stripper tweeted. "The papers make their own version of events up... Shock." She also defended herself from accusation that she sold the story, saying, "That whole story is bulls**t and I certainly did not 'sell' it. They will make up anything!!"
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Naya Rivera, Clare Bowen, Jennifer Morrison and More Get Naked for Allure

April 16, 2013 06:31:47 GMT

Naya Rivera, Clare Bowen and Jennifer Morrison pose in their birthday suits as they drop their clothes for Allure's newest "Look Better Naked " edition. The three beauties are joined by Christa Miller with Amanda Seyfried gracing the front page.

Rivera, who's best known for her role as Santana Lopez on "Glee", goes au natural sitting on a chair while crossing her leg and hand to strategically cover her private parts. "I'm excited to see it - and it's going to be available to the world," she says of her naked shoot.
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PSY Sets New YouTube Record With 'Gentleman'

April 16, 2013 06:24:14 GMT

Within three days after it was first posted on top video hosting website YouTube, South Korean pop superstar PSY's new single "Gentleman" easily sets another record, as it hits more than 70 million views today. The phenomenal achievement is very welcome news for the 35-year-old entertainer, who is sure to be relieved to know that his follow-up to his first global hit "Gangnam Style" also became an instant success, proving that he's no "one-hit wonder."

With already a whopping 18.9 million views on its debut alone last April 13, PSY's "Gentleman" broke existing records for most views for a video in its first day on YouTube, in less than 24 hours from the moment it first premiered on the site. It scored 8.3 million views more than the Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj collaboration "Beauty and a Beat", which got 10.6 million views on October 13, 2012.
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Red Hot Chili Peppers and Wu-Tang Clan Play Coachella Amid Sandstorm

April 16, 2013 06:02:49 GMT

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Red Hot Chili Peppers backed by East coast hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan rocked Day 3 of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2013 in Indio, California this past Sunday, April 14. The two headlining acts braved freezing winds and a blinding sandstorm as they managed to pull off their respective sets to triumphantly wrap up the first weekend of the music festival.

"I feel like I'm in 'Lawrence of Arabia'," frontman Anthony Keidis joked to which bassist Flea chimed in with "I feel like I'm in the Dust Bowl with Woody Guthrie." Within the wise cracks, the Chili Peppers did not relent to the unfortunate situation, with drummer Chad Smith pounding ever more loudly on his percussion set while newest band member Josh Klinghoffer played his guitar riffs to the group's hits such as "Californication" and "Under the Bridge".
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Ciara Calls Rihanna 'Nuts' When Addressing Their Feud

April 16, 2013 04:52:50 GMT

Ciara Princess Harris took time to talk about her R&B rival Rihanna when she did an interview on Wild949 to promote her upcoming studio album. The "Goodies" hitmaker called out the Bajan songstress as saying, "I think she's nuts right now like whatever's going on because for me it doesn't make any sense."

"I don't have beef with anybody, but I'm not going to be disrespected either. I wish her well. I don't know what her problem is," she added. "She has a lot of good things going on with herself. A lot of good things I've always said I've been happy for her. I don't get it. I really don't, but I wish her well. I wish her positivity."
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Justin Bieber Captured Playing Shadowboxing Inside Anne Frank Museum

April 16, 2013 04:39:59 GMT

A picture of Justin Bieber taken during his visit to Anne Frank Museum has surfaced. The 19-year-old pop star was photographed playing shadowboxing with a friend. He wore an all-black outfit and a cap. His opponent wore similar clothing to the singer.

Anne Frank Center has released a statement, saying, "We'd like to thank Justin for his continued display and reinforcement of positive, peaceful attitudes, and ask him and all others to help preserve the life, ideals and legacy of Anne Frank by spreading her universal message of tolerance and social justice for all."
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Tom Cruise Set to Star in 'Yukikaze' Adaptation for Warner Bros.

April 16, 2013 04:28:23 GMT

Award-winning actor Tom Cruise has recently agreed to be featured in another sci-fi film. After starring in "Oblivion" as Jack Harper, the 50-year-old is set to act in "Yukikaze", the Warner Bros. adaptation of Chohei Kambayashi's novel series. The actor will play the lead character, whose name in the Japanese books is Rei Fukai.

Set in the early 21st century, the story of the novels sees the human race attacked by the mysterious alien force known as JAM. Second lieutenant Rei Fukai leads the special combat force to head into enemy territory called planet Fairy and gather information to end the war by piloting the B-503 "Yukikaze" fighter. It is not clear whether or not the Japanese names will be westernized.
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First Look at Jenna Bush's Newborn Daughter

April 16, 2013 04:14:04 GMT

Jenna Bush and her husband Henry Hager proudly introduce their first child to the world. Little Margaret Laura 'Mila' Hager, named after her grandmothers Laura Bush and Margaret Chase Hager, look adorable in the pictures posted on the official website of "Today" show.

She is pictured sleeping soundly in the arms of either her mother, her grandmother Laura, her proud father or her beaming grandfather, former President George W. Bush. In one picture, she's held by her dad as he watched the Masters golf tournament with her granddad.
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Meat Loaf Postpones U.K. Concert Due to Medical Reasons

April 16, 2013 04:08:06 GMT

Grammy Award-winning musician Meat Loaf has been forced to postpone his Nottingham, England concert Sunday night, April 14, just hours before he was set to take the stage. The 65-year-old rocker cited medical reasons as the cause for calling off the performance, the fifth show that he has canceled in eight concert dates he is scheduled to play in the U.K.

"We are very sorry to announce that tonight's performance has had to be postponed due to medical reasons afflicting several members of the band," a statement posted Sunday on Meat Loaf's Facebook page read. "Meat and everyone in the band and crew send love and apologies and thanks you for understanding."
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Harvey Weinstein and Georgia Chapman Welcome First Son

April 16, 2013 04:00:14 GMT

Harvey Weinstein and wife Georgina Chapman welcomed their second child together, a baby boy, on Thursday, April 11 in New York City, Page Six reported. A source confirmed the new addition to the family and told the site, "Georgina and son are doing extremely well."

Weinstein and Chapman are already parents to India Pearl who was born in 2010. The 61-year-old Miramax Film founder is also a father to his three daughters from his former marriage to Eve Chilton, Lily (born 1995), Emma (born 1998), and Ruth (born 2002).
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'Dancing with the Stars' Pits Contestants Against Pro Pairs, Zendaya Gets First 10s

April 16, 2013 03:52:37 GMT

"Dancing with the Stars" brought back pro dancers who are not in the cast of season 16 on Monday, April 15. The likes of Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Anna Trebunskaya and Chelsie Hightower would dance in pair alongside the competing teams in what Len Goodman called "Side by Side" challenge.

Hosts Tom Bergeron and Brooke Burke addressed Boston Marathon explosions in the opening, before Ingo Rademacher and Kym Johnson took the stage to dance a cha cha cha next to Tony Dovolani and Emma Slater. Len said Ingo's "got the flair," but needed "the care." Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba advised him to work on his hip action. The actor got 21 points.
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'Leave It to Beaver' Actor Frank Bank Dies at 71

April 16, 2013 03:22:51 GMT

Actor Frank Bank, who played Clarence "Lumpy" Rutherford on classic sitcom "Leave It to Beaver", passed away on Saturday, April 13. He died one day after his 71st birthday. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca, daughters Julie Bank, Kelly Lightner, Michelle Randall and Joanne Littman, and five grandchildren.

A spokesman for Hillside Memorial Park in Los Angeles confirmed his death, but there is no further info in regards to where he died or the cause of death. Jerry Mathers, Bank's co-star on the popular series, wrote on his Facebook, "I was so sad to hear today of the passing of my dear friend and business associate Frank Bank, who played Lumpy on Leave it to Beaver. He was a character and always kept us laughing. My deepest condolences to Frank's family."
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Aubrey Plaza Tweets Joke After Crashing MTV Movie Awards' Stage

April 16, 2013 03:15:30 GMT

Aubrey Plaza has sort of confirmed that she took inspiration from Kanye West in her stage-crashing stunt at the 22nd annual MTV Movie Awards last Sunday night, April 14. She took to Twitter to break her silence after trying to steal Will Ferrell's Golden Popcorn.

"Thanks for the advice @kanyewest went better than planned!" the 28-year-old actress made fun of herself Monday, one day after the awards show was televised live. The "Parks and Recreation" star added with hashtags, "#mtvmovieawards #chrisbosh #thesecret."
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Rihanna Postpones Dallas Concert Due to Recurring Sickness

April 16, 2013 02:48:07 GMT

Barbadian princess Rihanna was set to perform this Tuesday night, April 16 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas but a recurring illness has yet again forced her to postpone another stopover in her Diamonds World Tour, meant to support her seventh album "Unapologetic". The 25-year-old entertainer's concert in Texas is the latest in a series of cancelled tour stops, following the deferent of her Boston and Baltimore shows in March.

Although it was not specified in the official press statement as to what illness the concert artist has been stricken with, a source revealed it is a returning case of colds and laryngitis which has held her down anew. "It sucks. She hates letting her fans down and it drives her crazy when [she's] not on stage. She feels bad, but what can she do? She just laying it down, trying to get better," the source said.
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NBC Preempts 'Revolution' for Boston Bombing Special

April 16, 2013 02:44:50 GMT

In light of the Boston Marathon explosions, TV networks dedicate their programs to the tragedy. NBC even plans to preempt its primetime series "Revolution" on Monday night, April 15 and replace it with a Brian Williams-anchored news special. Matt Lauer, Lester Holt, Ron Allen, Pete Williams, Katy Tur and more will contribute to the reports.

Earlier the night, at 6:30 P.M., Brian Williams hosted a special one-hour edition of "NBC Nightly News" featuring live reports from Boston. The next day, Lauer will anchor "Today" live from Boston, while Savannah Guthrie will still film the show in New York.
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Danny Woodburn Cast as Splinter in 'Ninja Turtles' Reboot

April 16, 2013 02:43:09 GMT

"Ninja Turtles", the Michael Bay-produced reboot, has signed "Watchmen" actor Danny Woodburn to join its cast ensemble. The 48-year-old comedian is tapped to play Master Splinter, the mutated rat guru of the four ninja turtles Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael, and Michelangelo.

Woodburn, who actively advocates for disabled and little people issues, will team up with four actors that have been on board the project to play the Master's pupils, including Pete Ploszek (Leonardo), Jeremy Howard (Donatello), Alan Ritchson (Raphael) and Noel Fisher (Michelangelo).
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Justin Bieber, Ben Affleck, Ellen DeGeneres and More React to Boston Marathon Explosions

April 16, 2013 02:41:39 GMT

Another tragedy rocked the United States. After mass shootings killed many innocent lives in Aurora's movie theater and Sandy Hook Elementary School, two bombs went off simultaneously in Boston Monday afternoon, April 15 just after some of the runners crossed the finish line while many others were still in the race.

The event celebrating the 117th annual race this year was held in memory of the children and teachers killed in the Sandy Hook shooting in December. One bomb went off, followed by another as 26,000 people were participating in the race and around 500,000 spectators watched the event nearby.
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Faith Hill Leaves 'Sunday Night Football' After Six Years

April 16, 2013 01:42:20 GMT

Faith Hill will no longer sing the opening theme song of "Sunday Night Football". On Monday, April 15, the wife of singer/songwriter Tim McGraw took to Twitter to announce that she left the show, where she sang "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night" set to the tune of Joan Jett's "I Hate Myself for Loving You" for the past six years.

"Amazing 2 have been part of SNF - an honor. I've just let everyone there know it's time 2 let someone else rock the open," she wrote, before admitting, "....Difficult decision. Kinda emotional. Love all u guys at SNF - I'll b watching!!!"