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May 08, 2013

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Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards Go to Court for Brooke Mueller's Kids Custody

May 08, 2013 09:18:34 GMT


Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards attended a court session to decide the custody of Brooke Mueller and Sheen's 4-year-old twin boys. TMZ reported that in the Tuesday, May 7 meeting the judge decided to continue the custody arrangement. The boys will continue staying with Richards until their mother gets released from rehabilitation.

On Thursday night, May 2, Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services removed the kids from Mueller's house because they deemed the house had "unsafe environment" due to Mueller's alleged drug use. Bob and Max later were put under the care of Richards who took care of them when Mueller was away in rehab in December.
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Farrah Abraham's Sex Tape Viewed by More Than 2 Million People in 12 Hours

May 08, 2013 09:18:14 GMT


Vivid Entertainment released Farrah Abraham's sex tape, "Farrah Superstar: Backdoor Teen Mom", on Monday, May 7 and it attracted more than 2 million viewers in only 12 hours, according to TMZ. Because of that, Vivid's servers reportedly went down for nine minutes.

Reacting to the news, the former "Teen Mom" star said, "Well it crashed the website, so it obviously did amazing! I am very proud and humbled that I have a good body." Not only did the porn crash the website, but it also crashed the record previously held by Kim Kardashian and Ray J, whose sex tape was viewed by "only" 600,000 people in the same time frame.
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First 'Gravity' Footage: George Clooney and Sandra Bullock Trapped in Outer Space

May 08, 2013 09:18:09 GMT


Before debuting its first trailer on May 9, director Alfonso Quaron builds fans' anticipation for his upcoming film "Gravity" with the release of its first footage via Entertainment Tonight. In this 16-second snippet, the film's leads George Clooney and Sandra Bullock are seen drifting in space following a major damage on their space station.

In the sci-fi thriller, Bullock portrays Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer who is on her first shuttle mission with a veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky (Clooney), who considers it as his last flight before retiring. As they do a seemingly routine spacewalk, their shuttle is suddenly destroyed, leaving them completely alone in the outer space without any link to Earth.
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Beyonce Knowles Records 'Rise Up' for 'Epic' Soundtrack


May 08, 2013 08:59:10 GMT


Beyonce Knowles has another new song coming. Aside from taking part in "The Great Gatsby" soundtrack album executive produced by her husband Jay-Z, she has also recorded an original tune called "Rise Up" for an upcoming animation flick "Epic".

The theme song was penned by Queen Bey along with Sia ("Diamonds"). Coming from production hands of Hit-Boy ("Bow Down") and Chase N. Cashe ("Drop the World"), it's expected to be released later this month ahead of the movie's nationwide release on May 24.
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Michelle Rodriguez and Gina Carano Glam Up 'Fast and Furious 6' World Premiere

May 08, 2013 08:42:37 GMT


"Fast and Furious 6" goes to London for its world premiere. Michelle Rodriguez stole attention with her strapless red gown and co-star Gina Carano graced the blue carpet outside the Leicester Square looking equally gorgeous in a gray-blue metallic dress.

Also spotted coming to celebrate the special screening was Jordana Brewster. The on-screen sister of Vin Diesel opted for a strapless embellished frock. Unlike Michelle and Gina who pulled up their hair in an updo, Jordana let loose her dark tresses.
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Jessica Alba Accidentally Exposes Her Entire Boob in a Sheer Bra During NYC Stroll

May 08, 2013 08:39:01 GMT


Jessica Alba suffered a nip slip on Monday, May 6 when taking her children, 5-year-old Honor Marie Warren and 2-year-old Haven Warren, for a stroll around a park in NYC. When she took off her long-sleeved jacket, she accidentally revealed her left boob in a sheer black bra.

Hours later, Alba made sure she properly covered her assets when attending the 2013 MET Gala with husband Cash Warren. Going with this year's theme, "Punk: Chaos To Couture", Alba looked stunning in a leather dress by Tory Burch with a cut-out around the bust.
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First 'The Butler' Trailer: Forest Whitaker Serves Eight Most Powerful Men in the U.S.

May 08, 2013 08:38:15 GMT


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The first trailer for director Lee Daniels' upcoming film "The Butler" has made its way out via Yahoo! Movies. Featuring many famous faces in Hollywood as notable persons, the video centers on Forest Whitaker who delivers an impressive acting for his portrayal of a butler named Cecil Gaines.

Rising from tough beginnings, Gaines proves that he can change his life as well as his family's through his service at the White House. Giving all his best to serve eight presidents of the United States, Gaines earns trust from them and even changes them in a way that cannot be done by other butlers.
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'Jurassic Park IV' Is Reportedly Put On Hold

May 08, 2013 08:28:21 GMT


Fans will have to wait longer to see the next "Jurassic Park" film, if Ain't It Cool News is to be trusted. The site reports that production on "Jurassic Park IV" is put on hold, as hinted by several tweets from the crew members of the film.

The film's concept artist Dean Sherriff tweeted on May 7, "JP4 on hold," but later deleted it. Todd Smoyer, a digital assets manager on the project, wrote a similarly vague message, "Hollywood makes and crushes dreams. Goodbye JP4."
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Reggie Bush and Lilit Ayagyan Welcome First Child

May 08, 2013 08:25:35 GMT


Reggie Bush is a father of a baby girl. His fiancee Lilit Ayagyan delivered their first child on Monday, May 6. Bush's representative told Us Weekly, "Lilit gave birth to a beautiful baby girl," adding that the bundle of joy weighed in at 8 pounds, 9 ounces.

Bush revealed his excitement to be a first-time parent on Detroit Lions' website in April. "I'm very excited. Very excited about the baby. It's our first one and couldn't have come at a better time. It couldn't have come with a better person. Someone I really love and care about. It's great. It really worked out perfect," the post read.
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Katherine Schwarzenegger Launches Lifestyle Website

May 08, 2013 07:45:08 GMT


Katherine Schwarzenegger follows the footsteps of her mother Maria Shriver who's an award-winning journalist. "I am so happy to announce the launch of my new lifestyle website!" she tweeted. "Check it out and let me know what you think! Xo"

The 23-year-old entrepreneur was flooded with congratulatory messages from her family and friends. "My daughter @KSchwarzenegger's website went live today," her proud mother wrote. "It's beautiful, interesting & inspiring...just like her."
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Sneak Peek of Justin Bieber's Cameo on 'The Simpsons'

May 08, 2013 07:33:44 GMT


Justin Bieber gets animated in a first look of his upcoming appearance on "The Simpsons". Debuted via Entertainment Weekly, the photo features a Simpson-ized version of the "As Long as You Love Me" singer with his old side-swept hair style.

In "The Fabulous Faker Boy" to air Sunday, May 12 at 8 P.M. on FOX, Bieber will play himself. "He tries to get into a talent show that Bart is playing piano in and they won't admit him," executive producer Al Jean teased, before adding, "Draw your own conclusions."
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'Iron Man 3' Helmer Shane Black Attached to Pen and Direct 'Doc Savage'

May 08, 2013 07:10:50 GMT


A legendary hero in 1930s and 1940s pulp magazines will soon jump into actions on big screen. Sony Pictures has chosen Shane Black, the man behind the lens for Marvel's commercially successful "Iron Man 3", to work on "Doc Savage" not only as a director, but also as a co-writer alongside Anthony Bagarozzi and Charles Mondry.

"We couldn't be more excited to be building a franchise from the ground up with Shane and this team," said Columbia production president Hannah Minghella. "Shane and Neal [Neal H. Moritz] have a fantastic understanding of the character and a great take on the material and we can't wait to get this production up and running."
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Margaret Groening, Inspiration Behind Marge Simpson, Dies at 94

May 08, 2013 07:05:56 GMT


"The Simpsons" creator Matt Groening mourns the death of his mother Margaret Groening who passed away in her sleep on April 22. She was 94. "The Simpsons" character Marge was named after her. A spokesperson for "The Simpsons" confirmed the passing. However, Matt was not available for comments.

Margaret's passing was informed in The Oregonian obituary on May 6, which was also posted online. According to the obituary, Margaret was born as Wiggum on March 30, 1919. Her parents met in a boat when they migrated to the U.S. from Norway. Margaret taught English before she got married to her classmate Homer Groening. She decided to marry Homer because he made her laugh a lot.
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Robert Downey Jr. Might Suit Up for 'The Avengers 2' and 'The Avengers 3'

May 08, 2013 06:50:12 GMT


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Even though Robert Downey Jr. has openly hinted at his retirement from the "Iron Man" franchise several times, there seems to be a glimpse of hope that he might change his mind. The Tony Stark depicter is reportedly in talks to reprise his iconic role in Marvel's upcoming projects "The Avengers 2" and "The Avengers 3".

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Downey discussed the contract matters with Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige and Disney Studios head Alan Horn over a private dinner thrown by the actor and his wife Susan Downey at Spargo on May 6. Sources told the site that "Iron Man 4" was not mentioned during the conversation.
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Madonna's Painting Fetches $7.2M, Money Goes to Charity

May 08, 2013 06:42:28 GMT


A painting owned by Madonna has been sold at Sotheby's auction in New York during an Impressionist and Modern Art sale. The art work by French artist Fernand Leger is bought for $7.2 million, exceeding the initial projection of $5-7 million.

The Material Girl will donate proceeds from the sale to charity. The money will go to the Ray of Light Foundation to fund an education project for girls in Afghanistan, Pakistan and other countries where education for females is rare.
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'Splash' Crowns Its First Winner

May 08, 2013 06:41:05 GMT


The bruise and injury were paid off when one "Splash" contestant got hailed as the winner of the inaugural season of the reality show. When the episode started on Tuesday, May 7 night, there were still three celebrities left on the competition, Nicole Eggert, Rory Bushfield and Drake Bell.

Bell was eliminated in the first round after scoring 7s from judges David Boudia and Steve Foley for his inward 1.5. Eggert, who scored 8.5s with a handstand somersault, and Bushfield, who averaged 9.25 with his double-double despite competing with a busted eardrum, made it to the final round.
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Rachael Leigh Cook and Daniel Gillies Expecting First Child

May 08, 2013 06:10:36 GMT


Rachael Leigh Cook and husband Daniel Gillies are expecting their first baby, the couple confirms to Us Weekly. Cook, who is currently filming the second season of "Perception", tells the magazine, "I've been hiding my rapidly growing bump while shooting but this kiddo is vying for screen time."

The 33-year-old actress who plays special agent Kate Moretti on the TNT show continues, "We clearly have a future actor on our hands." Gillies adds, "A Lot of people are asking whether I'd prefer a boy or a girl. In truth, it doesn't matter to me -I just can't wait to meet little Keanu Robocop."
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Video: Leonard Nimoy Faces Off Zachary Quinto in New Audi Ad

May 08, 2013 06:03:52 GMT


Old Spock is coming face to face against the new Spock in new commercial for Audi. The ad shows a rivalry between Leonard Nimoy who plays the human-Vulcan officer in the original "Star Trek" series, and Zachary Quinto who has been tapped to take the reins in the latest movie adaptations.

Nimoy first beats Quinto in a game of chess. In an effort to make up for his lost, the "Heroes" actor then challenges his elder to a race to a golf course. "Whoever gets to the club last buys lunch," he says, to which his senior confidently replies, "Stand by to have your wallet emptied by a tractor beam."
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Selena Gomez Premieres 'Come and Get It' Music Video


May 08, 2013 06:02:40 GMT


After a quick succession of live performances of her new single "Come & Get It", Selena Gomez premieres its almost five-minute music video. In contrast to the Eastern-inspired theme she had in her appearances at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards, "Dancing with the Stars" and the recently-concluded Radio Disney Music Awards, the 20-year-old singer this time went for a different, tribal feel in the clip instead.

Still wild-haired and bare-footed, the Disney-bred star finally dropped the Bindi accessory from her ensemble. Her Bindi-wearing ways in her previous Bollywood/Arabian Nights-inspired routine has drawn some strong reactions from the Universal Society of Hinduism who demanded an apology from the young artist for using the religious forehead accent in her musical performances.
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'Wrath of the Titans' Scribe to Write 'Dungeons and Dragons' for Warner Bros.

May 08, 2013 04:53:17 GMT


Warner Bros. Pictures is confirmed to make a "Dungeons & Dragons" reboot after successfully acquiring the rights to adapt the controversial yet best-selling role-playing game created by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson. Deadline reports that "Wrath of the Titans" scribe David Leslie Johnson has been hired to provide the script.

The film will use Johnson's already-existing screenplay "Chainmail", which was bought as a free-standing project last year and will be polished to fit the film. Johnson, who also penned 2011's "Red Riding Hood" which starred Amanda Seyfried, is said to have written it based on an obscure game by Gygax before he and Arneson designed "D&D".
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Kerry Washington Goes Sexy for Her First Major Women's Magazine Photoshoot

May 08, 2013 04:37:09 GMT


Kerry Washington finally made her way on to the cover of a major women's magazine for the first time. The actress, who was nominated for Oscars for her roles in "Ray" and "The Last King of Scotland", graces the cover of Elle magazine's June edition and fills the inside spread with a series of her sexy photos.

Making her debut covering a fashion magazine, Washington dons a cropped gray cardigan and plaid shorts that highlight her legs. Showing off her full red lips, she gives the camera her signature pout. In an inside photo, she bares her chest in a Giorgio Armani Jacket and a low-cut top that goes with a pair of short jeans by Levi's.
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TNT Debuts Promo for Michael Bay's 'Last Ship' Starring Eric Dane

May 08, 2013 04:15:36 GMT


Michael Bay's "The Last Ship" is boarding on TNT. The network has just given a series order to the drama, ordering 10 episodes for the first season which is slated to air in 2014.

Based on William Brinkley's novel of the same name, "The Last Ship" centers on a global catastrophe that nearly decimates the world's population. On board for a mission, the Navy destroyer U.S.S. Nathan James escapes the devastating tragedy, but now has to face the reality of their new existence in a world where they are among the only survivors.
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Michael Jackson's Estate Hit With Sex Abuse Claim Amid Family's Legal Feud Against AEG


May 08, 2013 04:13:58 GMT


While Michael Jackson's family is still battling in court against AEG Live over the hiring of disgraced Dr. Conrad Murray in caring for his health, a new sexual molestation allegation against the singer emerges. Choreographer Wade Robson has filed a claim for money from MJ's estate, saying he suffered childhood sexual abuse from the late King of Pop.

CNN reports Robson is asking the probate court to allow him to file a late creditor's claim since the deadline has long passed for creditors to file claims against MJ's estate. Details of the filing are sealed by court, but it reportedly includes an affidavit from Dr. David Arrendondo, a San Francisco-based child psychiatrist.
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Chris Brown's Private Jet Reportedly Makes Emergency Landing

May 08, 2013 04:09:29 GMT


Chris Brown's plan to attend the 2013 Met Gala was ruined because a private jet he boarded had to go back to airport to make an emergency landing on Monday, May 7. TMZ reported that the private jet that took off from Burbank, California to Teterboro, New Jersey, had to go back to Burbank after 7 or 8 minutes flying.

A source told the site, "It was A LOT of smoke. Everywhere." Passengers were scared and panicked. The pilot quickly turned the plane back to Burbank. Chris, who was determined to go to the event, boarded another private jet which took off shortly after the first plane landed.
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Kanye West Serenades Kim Kardashian With New Music at Met Gala

May 08, 2013 03:53:25 GMT


G.O.O.D Music label mogul Kanye West was at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City Monday night, May 6, entertaining a handful of A-listers who were there attending the annual Costume Institute Gala. Debuting new music and unabashedly declaring "I am a god!" within his performance, the 35-year-old father-to-be also took the gig as an opportunity to serenade pregnant girlfriend Kim Kardashian who was looking on.

Although the rap superstar was almost screaming at times during his set, he managed to squeeze in some very supportive words of encouragement for her reality TV star girlfriend, who's been getting a lot of unwarranted attention from the tabloids lately. "Don't let nobody bring you down/ You're so awesome!" West shouted out to Kardashian, in a very public display of affection.
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Justin Bieber Reportedly Fined for Speeding on Dubai's Road

May 08, 2013 03:33:04 GMT


Justin Bieber allegedly had a brush with the law in a foreign country. News outlet Emirates247 reported that the 19-year-old pop star was caught speeding on a Dubai street. A source from Dubai Police Traffic Department told the media, "Bieber has a number of fines for speeding on Sheikh Zayed Road."

The source added that Bieber's Lamborghini Avendator was pulled over by a patrol car, but the police let him go because the singer had to attend an event. Bieber reportedly was pulled over a few hours before his concert on Sunday night, May 5.
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'Dancing with the Stars' Eliminates Lowest Scorer Sean Lowe

May 08, 2013 03:18:54 GMT


Skills determine the results. After weeks of struggling to learn dance techniques, Sean Lowe's chance to prove himself on "Dancing with the Stars" ballroom is eventually over as he got eliminated on Tuesday, May 7's results show.

He initially vowed to improve his skills if "Jesus grants me a solid" and allowed him to advance in the show. After learning that he was voted off, he was still grateful for his time on the show.
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Rocker Tim Lambesis Arrested for Allegedly Trying to Hire Hitman to Kill Estranged Wife


May 08, 2013 03:13:32 GMT


Tim Lambesis of heavy metal band As I Lay Dying has been taken into police custody. The 32-year-old rocker is being investigated in murder-for-hire plot. He is accused of trying to hire someone to kill his estranged wife, authorities say.

According to Fox 5 San Diego, Lambesis was arrested at a Barnes & Noble on Vista Way in Oceanside, California Tuesday, May 7 at about 2 P.M. Police reportedly received information that he contacted an undercover detective on May 2 to commit the slaying.
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Carrie Underwood to Take Over Faith Hill as Singer of 'Sunday Night Football' Theme

May 08, 2013 02:46:50 GMT


Country singer and "American Idol" season three winner Carrie Underwood would be singing NBC's "Sunday Night Football" opening theme when the new season kicks off this September, the network announced on Tuesday. The 30-year-old artist replaces fellow country music diva Faith Hill who had handled the singing chores on "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night" since 2007.

Deciding earlier during the off season that it was time to relinquish her responsibility on one of TV's most-watched programs, Hill ended her six-year stint as the theme singer. The show's executive producer, Fred Gaudelli, said Underwood was their first and only choice to take Hill's place.
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First 'Ender's Game' Trailer Teases Ender's Tough Preparation to Be 'the Finest Commander'

May 08, 2013 02:34:18 GMT


After previously teasing fans with the release of its first footage, director Gavin Hood's upcoming film "Ender's Game" has finally debuted its first trailer on the web. Unveiled on May 7, the video not only displays a lot of space-set actions, but also gives fans a closer look at the main character Ender Wiggin.

First previewing a heated battle between the human race and the alien Formics a.k.a. buggers, the trailer soon highlights Ender, one of the chosen kids who can be seen being trained with a simulated battle game. "If you succeed, you will be remembered as hero," Colonel Graff says to the brilliant boy.
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Hollywood Mourns Visual Effects Expert Ray Harryhausen's Death

May 08, 2013 02:31:12 GMT


Ray Harryhausen, who is known as the legend of special effects stop-motion animation, passed away at the age of 92 on Tuesday, May 7 at Hammersmith Hospital, London, after receiving treatment for a week. His death was confirmed by Kenneth Kleinberg, Harryhausen's longtime legal representative in the USA. The cause of death remains undetermined.

Patton Oswalt is among Hollywood celebrities and directors who took to Twitter to pay tribute to the animator who worked in "It Came from Outer Space". The comedian wrote, "If I'd believed in God, I'd want him to be like Ray Harryhausen -nudging us one frame at a time toward the sublime & fantastic."
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Demi Lovato Honored By U.S. Health Department for Her Work as Youth Mentor

May 08, 2013 02:30:20 GMT


Demi Lovato finally made it to Washington D.C. to receive an honor from U.S. Department of Health after previously almost getting held up at airport. She was applauded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for breaking free from her demon and setting good example for youths facing such challenges.

The former Disney star has been very open about her past struggles with bipolar disorder, bulimia, drugs and cutting stemming from body image issues. She accepted an award from the U.S. Department of Health during a press briefing on Tuesday, May 7 before the National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day is observed two days later.
News > TV News

'The Office' Series Finale Gets Extra 15 Minutes

May 08, 2013 01:56:39 GMT


"The Office" will have an extended time to say goodbye. It has been announced that the show's series finale will get additional 15 minutes. The swan song will air on Thursday, May 16 from 9 P.M. to 10:15 P.M.

To accommodate this, NBC will air "Hannibal" at 10:15 P.M. with fewer commercials. Prior to the "Office" farewell episode, the network will air an hour-long "retrospective" special at 8 P.M.
 
 
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