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April 19, 2013

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Vanessa Hudgens Gives Paparazzi Middle Finger for Stalking Her at Gym

April 19, 2013 09:45:32 GMT


Vanessa Hudgens lost her cool and flipped the bird when attending Pilates class in Studio City. On Wednesday, April 17, paparazzi gathered around the gym where she was doing her routine exercises and took her pictures from outside the gym.

Vanessa covered her face with one hand while she continued doing exercises. She apparently was getting more and more annoyed with the photographers' presence, because she finally flashed them middle finger.
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PSY's 'Gentleman' Video Banned by South Korean Network Over Abuse of Public Property

April 19, 2013 09:22:55 GMT


In the wake of the record-setting success of PSY's new "Gentleman" video, the South Korean pop star gets some negative feedback along the way. The 35-year-old YouTube sensation will have to take some bad with the good, as his "Gangnam Style" follow-up hit gets slammed in his own hometown.

State-funded broadcasting network KBS has banned PSY's new music video for abusing public property right at the opening sequence of the clip. He is seen kicking a traffic cone that says "No Parking" after which he bursts into laughter as he points to the camera.
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'Transformers 4' Searches for Chinese Talents Through Reality Show

April 19, 2013 09:22:16 GMT


As part of the partnership deal with China Movie Channel and Jiaflix Enterprises, "Transformers 4" will conduct a casting call to find aspiring Chinese actors to play alongside star Mark Wahlberg. The audition is apparently in the form of reality TV show named "Transformers 4 Chinese Actor Talent Search".

Set to air in China this June, the talent show will be open to profesionals and amateurs over the age of 18. Two representatives of each category will be given roles to join "a number of talented Chinese actors and actresses" in the Michael Bay-directed film.
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Nikki Blonsky Supports Amanda Bynes '100 Percent'

April 19, 2013 09:18:55 GMT


While Amanda Bynes gets slammed so many times for her bizarre behavior, Nikki Blonsky thinks her former "Hairspray" co-star doesn't deserve it. In an interview with Life & Style magazine, the 24-year-old actress shows that she definitely sides with the "Easy A" star.

Despite the reports that say Amanda has cut ties with her family and friends, Nikki claims that she speaks to her "very frequently." She tells the magazine, "She's the same Amanda I met working on 'Hairspray.' She's happy. I don't think that's a breakdown, but a breakthrough. I back Amanda 100 percent."
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Taylor Swift Spotted Mansion Hunting in Rhode Island With Her Family

April 19, 2013 09:15:30 GMT


It seems like Taylor Swift is eying to buy a new house. The 23-year-old chart-topping country music singer/songwriter has been spotted with her family looking the famous Harkness House in the upmarket seaside community of Watch Hill, Rhode Island.

Wearing a black cardigan and tan trousers, the former girlfriend of Harry Styles was joined by her father Scott, mother Andrea and younger brother Austin. The Grammy winner is pictured touring the house with her arms crossed as she's taking her surroundings.
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Public Enemy and Seven Other Artists Enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

April 19, 2013 09:13:45 GMT


Rap pioneers Public Enemy will be part of rock and roll history when their group gets officially entered into the Hall of Fame in Cleveland this April 18. An induction ceremony will take place on Thursday night to mark the celebration, set to be held from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

The rap crew will become the first ever hip-hop act to perform at the annual star-studded affair, which will be seen by TV viewers a month after on May 18 over at HBO. Joining them on their debut performance are two-time Oscar nominee Spike Lee and two-time Grammy winner Harry Belafonte, who both will also induct the group.
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Joel McHale on Gay Rumors: I Take It as a Compliment

April 19, 2013 09:12:07 GMT


Joel McHale, 41, addresses gay rumors surrounding him. The "Community" actor, who's happily married to Sarah Williams, mother of his two sons, tells The Advocates that he finds it flattering that he's desired by both sexes.

"I always find it really weird when guys flip out over someone thinking they might be gay. If a guy gets offended by that, there's something's wrong with him," the father of two shares his thoughts on the matter. "I take it as a compliment."
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Seth MacFarlane Approached to Host Oscars Again

April 19, 2013 09:11:57 GMT


After being re-elected to oversee Oscars 2014, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron seem to believe that the only way to ensure continuity of success in garnering high ratings is to place the right man as the host of the event. Thus, it is no surprise if the duo re-invites controversial host Seth MacFarlane.

Sources close to MacFarlane confirm that the "Family Guy" creator is indeed asked to be back again as the Oscars host. "After defending his performance, the producers reached out to Seth and invited him back to host the show again," the sources tell JustJared.
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NeNe Leakes Gets 'Real Housewives' Wedding Spin-Off on Bravo

April 19, 2013 08:44:42 GMT


Bravo has greenlit another wedding-themed spin-off to "The Real Housewives of Atlanta". Titled "I Dream of Nene: The Wedding", the new reality series will center on NeNe Leakes' second wedding with her ex-husband Gregg Leakes.

"I Dream of Nene" will follow NeNe as the former spouse prepares their big day, enlisting the help of celebrity wedding planner Tiffany Cook. Her bridal party members, including castmate Cynthia Bailey and guest star Marlo Hampton, will also be featured.
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'American Idol' Announces 2013 Tour Dates

April 19, 2013 07:32:24 GMT


The "American Idol Live! 2013 Tour" hits key cities in North America when it plays out this summer, after the long-running hit TV reality singing competition crowns its new "Idol", who this year is going to be a female, unlike in recent years when a guitar-bearing male contestant always walked away with the win. While the show is in the thick of the Top 5 sing-off, the show's producer, 19 Entertainment, and concert promoter AEG Live have announced the 40 tour stops where fans could catch season 12's finest.

Kicking-off on June 29 at the Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis Missouri, the tour will take season twelve's top singers across the U.S. and Canada for a 40-date live performance engagement. They will get to play in such famed arenas as the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and the Nokia Theatres in Los Angeles throughout the months of July and August before the tour finally ends on August 31 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.
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Lionsgate Debuts First 'Ender's Game' Trailer at CinemaCon

April 19, 2013 07:20:25 GMT


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The first footage of "Ender's Game" was played in a presentation at CinemaCon on April 18. After introduced by Lionsgate co-chairman Rob Friedman, stars Asa Butterfield and Hailee Steinfeld took the stage to present the trailer, which will be shown in front of "Star Trek Into Darkness" starting this May 7.

The trailer highlights a shy young man named Ender (Butterfield) who is prepared to be a future great commander who "doesn't think like we think and doesn't fear what we fear." The video later offers a glimpse of Ender screaming, "Now!" as a giant twin-barreled laser gun on a ship is fired into the distance, causing a big explosion.
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Tilda Swinton Posing for W Magazine With Centipede Eyebrows and Mustaches

April 19, 2013 07:15:32 GMT


Tilda Swinton, who recently raised eyebrows with her sleep-in-glass-box performance at a museum, shows off her "totally surreal fashion adventure" in W Magazine's latest issue. Among the many pictures taken for the printed publication, one stands out more than the others, thanks to her unusual accessories.

The "Moonrise Kingdom" actress has some creepy centipedes crawling on her face as she strikes a statuette pose. One centipede covers each of her eyebrows, and two others are taking up residence above her lips. Wearing a white Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci dress and Cornelia James gloves, she holds a yellow orchid in one hand.
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Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth Reportedly Put Their Wedding on Hold

April 19, 2013 07:13:25 GMT


Miley Cyrus and fiance Liam Hemsworth probably will not exchange vows in the foreseeable future. The couple, who planned to get married this summer, allegedly postponed their wedding. A source told PEOPLE, "They want to figure out their life together before they get married."

The source added, "They're still engaged and living together. They just realized that there is no rush with the wedding and that it's better that they wait a bit." The source added that "they were never in a rush to get married."
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'The Maze Runner' Tapped 'Teen Wolf' Actor Dylan O'Brien as Thomas

April 19, 2013 06:54:24 GMT


Dylan O'Brien is set to play the leading character in 20th Century Fox's "The Maze Runner", according to Deadline. In the film which is based on the young adult novel of the same title by James Dashner, O'Brien will play Thomas, a boy who is mysteriously sent into a strange maze called The Glade.

Thomas who remembers nothing but his first name joins a group of boys who also have no idea how they got there and how to get out. He leads the boys to keep working together to find a way out of the place which is surrounded by stone walls.
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Video: Harrison Ford Walks Off 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' Over Chewbacca

April 19, 2013 06:44:03 GMT


Harrison Ford confronted an on-screen friend from his past on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!". It all began as host Jimmy Kimmel wanted to ask Ford questions about "Star Wars", but the actor said he didn't want to talk about the movie.

The 70-year-old, however, agreed to take questions from audience as long as it's not about "Star Wars". Then apparent fans of the sci-fi movie franshise, dressing in Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia costumes, stood up and asked silly questions like "Do you like being in movies?" and "Are you hungry?"
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Cameron Diaz May Make 'Sex Tape' for Sony Pictures

April 19, 2013 06:43:53 GMT


Sony Pictures may set a "Bad Teacher" reunion for Cameron Diaz as the "Charlie's Angels" star is reportedly in early negotiations to join the studio's upcoming film "Sex Tape". If they close the deal, she will reunite with actor Jason Segel and director Jake Kasdan.

Diaz is expected to play the female lead, the wife of Segel's character. In the story penned by Kate Angelo, the two are a married couple who take a night off from their kids and decide to spice up their love life by making a sex tape. The tape is however missing the next day, forcing the couple to track the culprit and get the tape back.
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Katy Perry Sued by British Hair Product Company

April 19, 2013 06:19:27 GMT


Katy Perry is sued by Good Hair Day, a British hair product she formerly represented. Jamella Group Ltd., the owner of GHD, reportedly filed a lawsuit against Perry after she claimed that the company owed her $2 million for extending her contract based on a verbal agreement.

In the suit which was filed on April 11, GHD clearly wanted to shoot down any oral agreement it allegedly made with the 28-year-old singer. "It is undisputable that the parties never entered into the required signed agreement," the suit stated.
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Fall Out Boy Premieres 'Young Volcanoes' Music Video

April 19, 2013 06:09:32 GMT


Pop punk band Fall Out Boy gets manhandled in their new music video for "Young Volcanoes", the third single off their brand new album "Save Rock and Roll". The disturbing three-minute-forty-second clip is also the third of eleven videos that the group is set to release for each of the tracks in their comeback LP, marking their return after a three-year break taken by the band members to pursue each of their own solo projects.

Frontman Patrick Stump, bassist Pete Wentz, guitarist Joe Trohman, and drummer Andy Hurley are seen being dragged blindfolded towards a dining table, appearing to have been kidnapped as they struggle from being tied down by their female captors. The band seems to be on this ongoing fetish of being caught and tortured, much like what happened to them in "The Phoenix".
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Golden Globe Awards 2014 Set for January 12

April 19, 2013 06:05:51 GMT


The Hollywood Foreign Press Association and Dick Clark Productions have announced timetable for the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards. The winners will be revealed at a live show taking place Sunday night, January 12 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.

The deadline for Motion Picture and Television submissions is Friday, November 1. Exactly a month before live telecast, the nominees are scheduled to be announced.
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Selena Gomez Reportedly Goes to Norway to Visit Justin Bieber

April 19, 2013 04:47:54 GMT


Selena Gomez and her ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber were both in Oslo, Norway, on Thursday, April 18. The "Princess Protection Program" actress was seen at Gardermoen Airport at about 8:30 P.M. local time after taking a flight from Los Angeles. Justin was having a concert on the same day. According to TMZ, Selena and Justin being in the same country was not coincident, because she reportedly did not have work commitment in Norway.

After finishing the concert, Justin thanked his fans for their overwhelming support. "Norway thanks so much. Thank u. Great shows. Off to Copenhagen. #BELIEVEtour," he wrote on Twitter. He seemed to be in good mood, because later he tweeted again, "Smiling."
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Jennifer Lawrence to Receive Friendship Award From Down Syndrome of Louisville

April 19, 2013 04:30:15 GMT


Jennifer Lawrence doesn't let fame and fortune go to her head. The "Silver Linings Playbook" actress stays grounded and keeps her friendship with Louisville local Andy Strunk, who has Down Syndrome, despite her meteoric rise to stardom. For that, she will be honored with Friendship Award by Down Syndrome of Louisville.

"Jennifer and Andy Strunk (a member of Down Syndrome of Louisville) have been friends and neighbors since their middle school days," a rep for the organization says. "Jennifer and Andy enjoy a loyal friendship of mutual encouragement and enjoy each other's company and humor. They text and speak on the phone quite frequently. Their families stay in close contact and continue a friendship too."
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'Dexter' Season 8 Is Confirmed to Be the Last, Debuts First Clip

April 19, 2013 04:14:09 GMT


It's official; "Dexter" season 8 will be the last for the show. After months of speculation regarding the show's future, Showtime finally confirms that the groundbreaking series will return for its final chapter this summer.

"When it debuted in 2006, DEXTER redefined the genre, by taking the anti-hero to new heights and pushing the boundaries of the television landscape," Matthew C. Blank, Chairman and CEO, Showtime Networks Inc, said in a statement released on Thursday, April 18. "DEXTER paved the way for the next generation of award-winning hit SHOWTIME series, and its cultural impact will be felt for years to come."
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Twitter Launches Music Discovery App 'Twitter #Music'

April 19, 2013 04:13:44 GMT


Twitter music discovery app "Twitter #Music" has been launched for both iPhone and web users. The new app is available online at music.twitter.com and as a separate app for the iPhone through the App Store. It helps to find music that is trending on Twitter by collecting users' activity on the social networking site as to which acts or bands they follow.

It features four user-friendly tabs that help users navigate and pursue new tunes and provides a dedicated page for acts like Justin Timberlake or Jay-Z that a user currently follows on Twitter, from which songs by those artists can be directly browsed and played. The "Popular" tab shows the user what songs are trending on Twitter while the "Emerging" tab features up-and-coming artists. "Suggested" displays artists that the user might want to listen to based on those currently being followed, while "#NowPlaying" lists the songs tweeted by the people followed by the user.
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Stevie Nicks Thinks Reese Witherspoon Is 'Too Old' to Play Her


April 19, 2013 04:00:25 GMT


If a biopic of Fleetwood Mac's former singer Stevie Nicks ever gets made, Reese Witherspoon may never have a chance to take a lead role in the film. Even though Stevie previously specifically chose Reese to play her, the songwriter admits that the idea is not possible now.

"I've already told [Reese] she's almost too old," the rock and roll singer tells ET Canada at the Toronto premiere of her documentary "In Your Dreams". Surprisingly, the Elle Woods in "Legally Blonde" is not offended at all and even proposes an alternative to the singer instead. "I love her, but she's like, 'I could play your mother.' I'm like 'O.K.' "
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Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy's 'The Heat' to Get Early Screening to Support Boston

April 19, 2013 03:52:36 GMT


In the wake of Boston Marathon bombing attacks, director Paul Feig plans an advance screening for "The Heat", a new comedy starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, to show their support for law enforcements in the city. Bullock said it's the least they could do after getting lots of helps from Boston cops when they were filming the movie there.

"It's been an amazing tight-knit community before this happened, and it just bonded a community even more," the actress said in front of hundreds of movie theater owners at CinemaCon in Las Vegas. "I don't think a screening would ever be enough, feel like it's enough to do for them."
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Report: Ann Curry Was Bullied on Her Last Days at 'Today', Calls It 'Professional Torture'

April 19, 2013 03:20:45 GMT


It was reportedly an unpleasing moment for Ann Curry days leading to her "Today" exit. In his upcoming book "Top of the Morning: Inside the Cutthroat World of Morning TV", New York Times reporter Brian Stelter describes Curry's final days on the show before her dismissal last summer.

According to Stelter, the show staffers often made fun of Curry, mocking her outfit choices. One staff person says employees mocked Curry's yellow dress she wore during one episode in spring 2012, photoshopping a picture of Big Bird next to Curry and asking the team, "Who wore it best?" At another time, "several boxes of Curry's belongings ended up in a coat closet, as if she had already been booted off the premises."
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Dick Van Dyke Cancels Public Appearance Due to Unspecified Neurological Disorder


April 19, 2013 03:10:23 GMT


Dick Van Dyke has to take easy on his schedule because he is suffering from an illness which appears to be neurological issue. The 87-year-old actor was scheduled to attend 92Y event in New York on April 26 to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for Bettering Humanity Through Comedy. However, a spokesperson for the event confirmed that he would not be able to make it.

"Due to a medical condition, Mr. Van Dyke is unable to travel to New York for the program," the spokesperson said. His representative told Entertainment Tonight that the actor was not feeling well because he had "fatigue and lack of sleep resulting from symptoms of a yet-to-be diagnosed neurological disorder."
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TIME's Influential Icons: Justin Timberlake Says Jimmy Fallon Interrupted His Wedding Speech

April 19, 2013 03:07:57 GMT


Justin Timberlake contributes to TIME's latest issue, writing Jimmy Fallon's profile story to explain why the comedian deserves a spot on the magazine's "Most Influential People" list. The singer specifically recalls his wedding to Jessica Biel, where the late-night host was among the guests.

"Jimmy Fallon just can't help himself," Timberlake says of his good buddy. "Picture this: I'm in the heart of an impromptu speech at my wedding reception in front of 150 guests, pouring it out to my lovely new bride. You could hear a pin drop. I paused for just a moment in between thoughts."
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Video: Stephen Colbert Parodies Brad Paisley and LL Cool J's 'Accidental Racist'

April 19, 2013 02:59:35 GMT


"The Colbert Report" is the latest TV show to give its take on Brad Paisley and LL Cool J's collaboration track "Accidental Racist". On its Wednesday episode, the host Stephen Colbert spoofed the country-rap tune, picking apart its lyrics and coming up with his own version titled "Oopsie-Daisy Homophobe".

Colbert began his parody by first going through the lyrics of the controversial new song, commenting on Paisley's Confederate flag-bearing t-shirts being nothing more of a statement that he's a fan of the rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. The comedian poked fun and sarcasm at the lyrics equating it with cross-burning as a simple declaration that someone is a Madonna fan.
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Jaden Smith Calls Relationship With Kylie Jenner 'Pretty Awesome'

April 19, 2013 02:58:35 GMT


Jaden Smith has been rumored dating Kylie Jenner since they were spotted having a lunch date at a restaurant in London last month. In an interview with Wonderland Magazine, the son of actor Will Smith opens up about his relationship with the "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star for the first time.

"I was in LA, we were all hanging out. Then I went to New York and [Kylie] came too, then she came here [to London] and surprised me, so that's pretty baller," Jaden explains. He later adds that the dating rumor is not true, saying, "She's one of my best friends. It's pretty awesome."
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'Mamma Mia!' Musical Moves From Winter Garden Theater

April 19, 2013 02:25:41 GMT


After having been performed in the Winter Garden Theater since 2001, long-running Broadway show "Mamma Mia!" will finally bid the theater adieu. Creator and producer Judy Craymer has announced that the musical will be relocated to new home the Broadhurst theater, which is six blocks away from the Winter Garden, in late 2013. Both theaters are run by The Shubert Organization.

"I'm thrilled that we have this opportunity to move 'Mamma Mia!' to the Broadhurst Theatre in the heart of Times Square. This is the perfect timing!" Craymer said. "I'm thrilled that The Shubert Organization has created this timely opportunity, which will allow us to present 'Mamma Mia!' to delight audiences on Broadway for many years to come."
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'American Idol' Results: Janelle Arthur Is Out of All-Female Finalists


April 19, 2013 02:07:43 GMT


Janelle Arthur has become the first girl to be eliminated from the Top 10 of "American Idol" season 12. The 23-year-old Tennessean landed in the bottom two along with Kree Harrison, but she's the one who had to sing for her life on Thursday, April 18.

She performed The Supremes' "You Keep Me Hangin' On" to show that she deserved to stay on the competition, but the judges decided not to use the save. "There's two for and two not for, so unfortunately, baby, it's not unanimous. We're not gonna use it," Randy Jackson announced, saying that the debate was "tough." He added, "We love you, though. We love-love you. Thank you."
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Edward Norton and Shauna Robertson Secretly Got Married Before Son's Birth


April 19, 2013 02:01:30 GMT


Double congratulations are in order for Edward Norton and Canadian film producer Shauna Robertson. Rumor has it, the longtime couple who recently welcomed their first son had actually got married before the bundle of joy was born.

According to Us Weekly, the "Kingdom of Heaven" actor, 43, and his 38-year-old fiancee who got engaged back in 2011 after six years of dating secretly tied the knot in 2012. No other details of the hush-hush nuptials are available at the moment.
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George Lopez Lands New Sitcom on FX

April 19, 2013 01:31:00 GMT


George Lopez is plotting his way back to small screen with a new TV show after his talk show "Lopez Tonight" on PBS was canceled in 2011. The comedian will star on FX's sitcom "Saint George" which revolves around "the chaotic life of a recently divorced working class Mexican-American turned successful entrepreneur."

Lopez will portray a man who "struggles to balance his demanding ex-wife, his 11-year-old son, his overbearing mother who just moved in, and his uncle, as well as his new role as a philanthropist 'giving back' by teaching history once a week at a night school."
 
 
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