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April 26, 2013

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Elton John Picks Lady GaGa as Godmother to His Second Son

April 26, 2013 09:26:39 GMT


Elton John and partner David Furnish apparently are so impressed with what Lady GaGa has done to their first son Zachary that they ask her to be the godmother of their second son Elijah. John, who welcomed Elijah in January via surrogate mother, told Extra on Thursday, April 25, that GaGa was a great person to his children.

"She's a great role model, she's young, [and] she's been a great godmother to Zachary," John said. Speaking of the "Born This Way" singer, he added, "We're all bonkers in this business, but we're human beings at the same time."
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Selena Gomez, Christina Aguilera and More Added to Billboard Music Awards Lineup

April 26, 2013 09:15:30 GMT


Pop princess Selena Gomez, Miami rapper Pitbull and his "Feel This Moment" collaborator Christina Aguilera, as well as the rap duo of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have all been confirmed to perform for the May 19 ceremony of the 2013 Billboard Music Awards to be staged live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Also joining the star-studded lineup are country music acts The Band Perry and Kacey Musgraves.

Fellow performer Taylor Swift bagged the most nominations this year, getting 11 nods in all, along with other top vote getters Maroon 5 and Fun.. Other top acts getting multiple nominations in several different categories include Rihanna with 10, one of which is for the Top Artist Award, Carly Rae Jepsen with 9, most of them due to her viral monster hit "Call Me Maybe", and One Direction with 8, who is up for the Top New Artist title.
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Guest Stars and Details of 'The Office' Series Finale Revealed

April 26, 2013 09:06:23 GMT


NBC has announced guest stars for the upcoming series finale of "The Office". Former cast members Mindy Kaling and B.J. Novak, along with Rachael Harris, Dakota Johnson, Joan Cusack, Ed Begley Jr., Malcolm Barrett, Matt Jones, Andy Buckley, Mike Schur and Bobby Ray Shafer, will gather with the current cast members in the farewell episode.

The said episode, which will air Thursday, May 16, will also feature a wedding. "Months after the airing of the documentary, the workers of Dunder Mifflin, past and present, gather for a wedding and a final round of interviews," reads the official synopsis for the outing. "Mysteries are solved, hatchets are buried, pranks are prunked."
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Peaches Geldof Welcomes Second Baby Boy on Mom's Birthday

April 26, 2013 09:05:40 GMT


Peaches Geldof and husband Thomas Cohen welcomed their second son on Wednesday, April 24. The couple named the baby boy Phaedra, after an album by Peaches' favorite band, Tangerine Dream. A source told The Sun that the 24-year-old model and her 22-year-old rocker husband "are absolutely over the moon about their new arrival."

According to the source, Peaches was fine after having a Caesarean section and she would "be in hospital for a while to recuperate." The source went on saying that family members, including father Bob Geldof, sisters Fifi Geldof, Pixie Geldof, and Tiger Lily, were at the hospital to welcome the new addition to the family.
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Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch Dislike Each Other in First 'Prince Avalanche' Trailer

April 26, 2013 09:00:19 GMT


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The first trailer for David Gordon Green's upcoming film "Prince Avalanche" has made its way out on the web. The video focuses on Paul Rudd's character Alvin as he writes his girlfriend Maddison a letter to let her know how he and her brother Lance are doing. Sadly, when it comes to Lance, he can only come up with complaints.

Meditative and stern, Alvin cannot understand Lance at all as the young man often shows him his quirky sides. Seemingly bored by the stillness, Lance once disco dances to an old-school song. He later surprises his future brother-in-law as he draws his bed using mustard. As the result, fight is inevitable as Lance tells Alvin, "You're the worst person in the world!"
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Madonna Premieres 'Gang Bang' Official Video From MDNA Tour DVD

April 26, 2013 08:43:51 GMT


Pop icon Madonna has unveiled the official video of her dance-oriented song "Gang Bang" from her MDNA Tour DVD. The six-minute studio version by Moment Factory was released on YouTube April 25 on the 54-year-old entertainer's world tour DVD page.

Touted as the official backdrop during the MDNA Tour, the "Gang Bang" music video is mostly done in shades of red, dominated by several shots of blood splattering after gunshots are fired. A shot of a person washing his/her hands clean of blood then smoking a cigarette afterwards plays halfway into the clip but it is just followed by more gunshots and more blood splattering away.
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'Duck Dynasty' Finale Beats 'American Idol' in Ratings


April 26, 2013 08:29:15 GMT


"Duck Dynasty" third season finale, which follows the bearded men in Hawaii, gave A&E a big win on Wednesday, April 24. The one-hour episode lured in 9.6 million viewers, surpassing its own record of 8.6 million viewers in February. Drawing a 4.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic, the series outperformed "American Idol", which posted a 3.2 rating.

The "Duck Dynasty" season 3 ender set other A&E records with 5.6 million adults in the 25-54 demographic, 5.5 million adults in the 18-49 demo and 2.6 million adults in the 18-34 demo. The big numbers undoubtedly made the episode of the Robertson family series the most-watched telecast in A&E's history across all key ratings demos.
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Sherri Shepherd Plans to Get a Gun Due to Intruder Scare

April 26, 2013 08:26:09 GMT


Sherri Shepherd said that she would purchase a gun after experiencing intruder scare. On Thursday, April 25, "The View" host revealed that she was concerned about her family's safety after their house alarm went off at 1 A.M, alerting her, "Warning! Intruder, get out of the house!" Although the police arrived 7 minutes later and ensured her that it was false alarm, she could not get her mind off of the moment.

Sherri's husband Lamar Sally and their son Jeffrey apparently were also petrified of the experience. "I'm trying to calm Jeffrey down and all I had was this wicker basket. I have nothing, a bat, nothing. We're going to get a gun," Sherri said.
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'Glee' 4.21 Preview: Blaine Will Pop the Question

April 26, 2013 08:04:01 GMT


Blaine is going to take a huge leap in his relationship with Kurt on "Glee". The former Warbler is going to propose to his on-and-off boyfriend, but before that he asks for Burt's blessing. In a picture recently released via Entertainment Weekly, Blaine is featured ring shopping.

Kurt himself is back in Ohio. He and Mercedes are featured returning to the choir room of McKinley High in a preview for the next episode as the members of New Directions take on the greatest hits of music icon Stevie Wonder.
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Harvard Honors Matt Damon With Art Medal

April 26, 2013 07:39:35 GMT


Harvard dropout Matt Damon returned to the prestigious university on Thursday, April 25 to receive the 2013 Harvard Arts Medal. The 42-year-old actor, who attended the university to study English before dropped out to pursue his acting career, was honored with the medal for his contribution to the arts.

Along with wife Luciana, Damon arrived in the university for the ceremony which was hosted by actor and former Harvard student John Lithgow. During the event, the actor who won an Oscar with best pal Ben Affleck for their work penning the script of "The Good Will Hunting" also discussed his school days and his career with audience.
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Don Omar and Jenni Rivera Are Big Winners at 2013 Billboard Latin Music Awards

April 26, 2013 07:37:28 GMT


Puerto Rican reggaeton artist Don Omar and the late Mexican-American songstress Jenni Rivera topped this year's winners at the Billboard Latin Music Awards held Thursday night, April 25 in Miami. Omar walked away with the most awards with ten trophies in all. Not to be outshined was Rivera, who even with less awards at six, became the bigger star of the show, receiving her recognition posthumously after being killed in a plane accident last year in Mexico.

"You are my diva," Rivera's father, Pedro Rivera, said, paying homage to her daughter as he accepted the numerous awards and accolades given by her peers in the industry, including the much coveted Artist of the Year. "May God bless you, my daughter." The show also gave Rivera a tribute that included clips of her live performances and footage from her reality TV show, capped off by her brother Juan singing her song "No Llega el Olvido".
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Nicki Minaj to Make Acting Debut in Cameron Diaz' 'The Other Woman'

April 26, 2013 07:29:53 GMT


Nicki Minaj is confirmed to make a screen-starring debut in Nick Cassavete's upcoming film "The Other Woman (2014)". The outspoken "American Idol" judge, who is known for her outlandish costumes, cosmetics, and wigs, is tapped to play Cameron Diaz' opinionated assistant, who is onto her third marriage, at law firm.

The 20th Century Fox comedy centers on Diaz's character who finds out that her boyfriend, played by Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, is already married. Trying to get back at him, she allies herself with his wife and another mistress. Leslie Mann plays Waldau's spouse, while Kate Upton portrays the other woman of the Danish actor.
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Jessica Alba Reveals 'Brutal' Method to Get Back Into Shape After Pregnancy

April 26, 2013 07:22:33 GMT


Jessica Alba shares her method of getting back into shape after giving birth. In an interview with Net-A-Porter, Alba says that she wore two girdles after giving birth to her daughters in 2008 and 2011. "It was brutal; it's not for everyone," she tells the weekly digital magazine. "I wore a double corset day and night for three months. It was sweaty, but worth it," she adds.

Besides talking about how to get her pre-pregnancy body back, Alba also discusses her recent trip to St. Barts and acting career. "It was our first trip in six years that wasn't a work trip," she reveals. Both her and husband Cash Warren have heavy workload. Therefore, the St. Barts trip was a good chance to spend some quality time together.
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'Project Runway' Season 11 Winner Almost Quit the Show

April 26, 2013 06:57:10 GMT


"Project Runway" has wrapped out it 11th season, which Tim Gunn said his "favorite season ever," with the finale aired on Thursday, April 25. Michael Kors returned as a judge to help decide which one of Michelle Lesniak Franklin, Patricia Michaels and Stanley Hudson deserved to be the winner.

All three finalists showcased their collections at Lincoln Center during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City. Michelle fascinated the judges with her "Pacific Northwest geek-chic" style, which incorporated various fabrics and made her creations very wearable.
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Jason Aldean and Wife Split Following Cheating Scandal

April 26, 2013 05:55:27 GMT


Months after he was spotted kissing with "American Idol" alum Brittany Kerr, country singer Jason Aldean has reportedly separated from his wife, Jessica Ussery, according to Us Weekly. An insider confirmed the split and told the site that the couple had been living separately since January.

Noting that Jessica didn't attend ACM Awards with Jason earlier this month, the insider said, "There were obvious problems before the bar kiss, but [Jason] finally left earlier this year." A representative for Jason also confirmed that the "Don't You Wanna Stay" singer's marriage to Jessica was indeed on the rock.
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Mariah Carey Previews 'Beautiful' New Single Feat. Miguel

April 26, 2013 05:53:33 GMT


Following a series of tweets that pointed to a possible collaboration between Mariah Carey and Miguel, the 43-year-old diva finally confirmed the speculations as she posted on her YouTube page the sneak peak to her and the 27-year-old neo-soul singer's forthcoming collaboration duet. The hash-tagged single will arrive on May 6 as revealed in the Joseph Kahn-directed teaser.

"THE NEW ERA BEGINS HERE," Carey tweeted, same as the message placed toward the end of the short half-minute clip where the diva can be seen propped on a motorcycle with the rear view mirrors seen slightly hovering beneath her outstretched arm as her golden locks are being blown away. She then kicks off her heels before revealing the release date of her new single.
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'The Rocket' and 'The Kill Team' Among Big Winners at 2013 Tribeca

April 26, 2013 05:45:38 GMT


Several top independent films were declared winners on Thursday night, April 25 at the 12th Tribeca Film Festival, held at the Conrad New York in New York. Among the victors were Kim Mordaunt's "The Rocket", which took home Best Narrative Feature trophy, and Dan Krauss' "The Kill Team", which was hailed as Best Documentary Feature.

"The Rocket" centers on a displaced 10-year-old boy who seeks a new home in the tribal mountains of Laos after his house is demolished to make way for a dam. Sitthiphon Disamoe, who stars in the film as Ahlo, was named the Best Actor for playing the role "with an irresistible blend of pluck, stoic determination and vulnerability."
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Tilda Swinton Leads 1,500 People to Dance to Honor Roger Ebert

April 26, 2013 04:58:40 GMT


Tilda Swinton successfully made 1,500 people at 2013 Ebertfest in Champaign, III. dance along with her to Barry White's song "You're the First, the Last, My Everything". Tilda, who went to the Saturday, April 20 event to promote her movie "Julia", led the massive dance to honor movie critic Roger Ebert who passed away earlier this month.

"We're not dancing up here. We're coming down to dance with you - because if we dance up here, you're just going to sit and watch us and laugh. So, no observers allowed. Participants only," Tilda said on stage before she led them to dance. Ebert's wife Chaz was on the stage as well.
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'Arrested Development' Debuts Clip and Character Posters of Season 4

April 26, 2013 04:29:09 GMT


With a month left before the launch of "Arrested Development" season 4, Netflix hypes the upcoming premiere by releasing a clip. Making its way out via Entertainment Weekly, the video highlights Lucille and Buster's disturbing mother-and-son relationship.

The hilarious scene shows Buster helping Lucille continue her smoking habit although there's a strict no smoking policy in the building and she wears an ankle monitor that prevents her from approaching the balcony. The clip, however, will not make it into the actual episode since it's just an outtake.
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'Senna' Director to Film Amy Winehouse Documentary

April 26, 2013 04:12:58 GMT


Best known for his 2010 documentary film "Senna", BAFTA Award-winning director Asif Kapadia will be on board another documentary project, which features a high-profile musician. The British filmmaker is set to direct a film based on late singer Amy Winehouse's life and death with James Gay-Rees to produce it.

In a joint statement with Gay-Rees, Kapadia said, "Amy was a once-in-a-generation talent. She wrote and sung from the heart." Radiating charisma and inner beauty, the "Back to Black" singer, who died at the age of 27 from accidental alcohol poisoning, had caught "everyone...under her spell."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Melissa Gilbert Gets Married to Timothy Busfield

April 26, 2013 04:02:54 GMT


Three months after Melissa Gilbert and Timothy Busfield announced their engagement, the pair are officially married. Gilbert's representative confirmed to PEOPLE that the 48-year-old actress and Busfield exchanged vows "in a private ceremony at San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara" on Wednesday, April 24.

Gilbert shared the happy news via Twitter. She thanked fans for the well wishes and posted a photo of her posing with Busfield in front of the beautiful scenery of the legendary ranch where she said "Lawrence Olivier and Vivian Leigh were married" and where "John and Jackie Kennedy honeymooned."
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Beyonce Debuts New Single 'Standing on the Sun' in H and M Commercial

April 26, 2013 03:37:33 GMT


Beyonce Knowles has yet again cleverly integrated her new song into her latest endorsement, unveiling the scorching single "Standing on the Sun" in her fresh television commercial for her H&M summer campaign. It was supposed to be her new H&M commercial but with her new single serving as the audio track, the choreographed moves complete with her usual back-up dance crew and the several costume changes, the video looks more like a music video.

After featuring "Mirrors" in her Pepsi commercial, Bey fittingly uses "Standing in the Sun" for the summer-themed TV commercial. Entitled "Beyonce as Mrs. Carter for H&M", the clip shows Queen Bey in a skimpy black bikini rolling in the fine sand as she does her sizzling dance moves amidst the tropical setting.
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Swedish Police Reportedly Find Narcotics in Justin Bieber's Bus

April 26, 2013 03:28:11 GMT


Swedish police found small amount of drugs and a stunt gun during a search on Justin Bieber's tour bus on Wednesday night, April 24. According to Swedish media Aftonbladet, an officer, who was controlling the crowd in front of Grand Hotel where Bieber stayed, smelled the scent of marijuana as the bus' door was slammed close. The bus which was heading to the concert venue reportedly had about 10 people on board, including Bieber.

Later, the police contacted Narcotics unit and obtained a search warrant. They raided the bus when it was parked in a parking garage of the Globe Arena where Bieber was set to perform. The police found a small amount of alleged narcotics and a stunt gun, but they had no idea about who possessed the drugs.
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'American Idol' Reveals Twist in Top 4 Results Show as Drake Makes Surprise Appearance

April 26, 2013 03:07:42 GMT


The Thursday, April 25 results show of "American Idol" was full of surprise. Ryan Seacrest teased earlier that night that there would be "some shocking news that will affect the judges and turn the competition upside down. It's going to mean another serious night of drama."

He later announced that no one was eliminated this week because the judges didn't use the save this season and the show has to stay on track of its production schedule, so they need a non-elimination week.
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Black Sabbath Adds 16 More Dates to North American Tour

April 26, 2013 02:40:50 GMT


After initially announcing only four dates in their forthcoming North American tour, metal rock band Black Sabbath has now increased their itinerary to a full 20 show summer tour. The music icons have added 16 more tour dates to their previously announced performances in Toronto, Seattle, Los Angeles and Holmdel, New Jersey.

The Ozzy Osbourne-fronted band will kick off their trek across the U.S. and Canada on July 25 at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in Houston, Texas, moving through 20 different cities in Florida, Virginia, Michigan, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Illinois, Indiana, Washington, Arizona, and Nevada. They will also play Toronto and Vancouver in Canada within their 20-date schedule before finally rounding-up their tour on September 3 at the Los Angeles Sports Arena in California.
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New 'Monsters University' Trailer: Mike and Sulley Compete in Scare Games

April 26, 2013 02:33:11 GMT


Debuted via Yahoo! Movies, a new trailer for Walt Disney Pictures' upcoming film "Monsters University" gives an extended look at the college life Mike and Sulley experience. In the video, the two student monsters, who happen to be roommates, find a way to figure out who is the best scarer at Monsters U.

Majoring in scaring, Mike is introduced to a competition called Scare Games where all student monsters compete for pride and glory. Once he enters the contest, he has to be fully aware of the consequences as he is warned, "You could die." Despite the high stake, Mike still decides to go for it as the video finds him and Sulley in the competition.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Jessica Simpson's Parents Officially Divorced After 34 Years of Marriage

April 26, 2013 02:21:50 GMT


Jessica Simpson's parents's marriage is officially over, as Joe and Tina Simpson finalized their divorce, TMZ has learned. Representatives for both parties as well as daughters Jessica and Ashlee Simpson had no comment on the news.

Joe and Tina Simpson publicly announced to end their marriage last October 2012. Citing "discord or conflict of personalities," Tina filed for divorce in McLennan County Texas in September. A representative for the family denied that the couple who had been married for 34 years wanted to part ways because Joe came out as gay.
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MTV Orders 'Scream'-Based Pilot, Renews 'Snooki and JWoww' for Season 3

April 26, 2013 02:07:03 GMT


MTV has given a go to a "Scream" pilot based on the thriller film franchise of the same title. The network made the announcement at its annual upfront presentation in New York on Thursday, April 25.

The project has been in development for a year, with former MTV executives Tony DiSanto and Liz Gateley shepherding it. They are still in search for a writer to pen the pilot, while the films' director Wes Craven is in talks to helm the pilot.
 
 
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