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May 23, 2013

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Nicolas Cage's Mustang in 'Gone in 60 Seconds' Sold for $1M at Auction

May 23, 2013 09:24:57 GMT


Modified 1967 Shelby Mustang GT500 which was featured in "Gone in 60 Seconds" movie was sold as much as $1 million last week in Dana Mecum's 26th Original Spring Classic 2013 sale. The silver car which was driven by Nicolas Cage in the movie was originally expected to be fetched at $300,000.

According to Alex Lloyd of Yahoo, at first producer Jerry Bruckheimer was not sure which car to order to accompany Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Aston Martins and a Jaguar XJ220 (called Bernadine) which were already decided for the movie. He was thinking of getting a Ford GT40 for Eleanor. However, it was too much for the budget. Therefore, a Mustang was decided for the movie.
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Marilyn Monroe's Photos Stolen in Prague

May 23, 2013 09:10:23 GMT


Publicist Alice Titzova of PR agency 2media has announced that several photos of Marilyn Monroe which were planned to be featured in an exhibition in Prague Castle were stolen on Monday, May 20, just a few days before the exhibition date. Mannequins and display cases which would be featured in the event are missing too.

The exhibition will be held in the European country starting from May 30 to mark the 50th death anniversary of the actress. Monroe's belongings such as shoes, clothes, photos and diaries were collected in Salvatore Ferragamo museum in Florence, Italy, before being exhibited.
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Robin Roberts to Write Memoir About Her Health Struggle

May 23, 2013 09:09:14 GMT


Robin Roberts (II) has landed a new book deal with Grand Central Publishing. The "Good Morning America" host will write about her struggle with a rare blood and bone marrow disease. She is scheduled to release the tome in April 2014.

"I am humbled that many have an interest, and draw strength from my on-going journey," she gushes. "I'm grateful for the prayers and well wishes of so many people. I'm thrilled that Jamie Raab and Grand Central Publishing will help me tell my story."
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Jessie J Teases New Single 'Wild' in Acoustic Video

May 23, 2013 09:03:15 GMT


"Domino" singer Jessie J is unleashing her new single "Wild" featuring Big Sean and Dizzee Rascal but fans would have to content themselves for now with the one-minute teaser clip of the new song. The 25-year-old entertainer offers the short acoustic rendition of the track as a preview of the full version.

"Wild" will be the first single off Jessie J's forthcoming sophomore album, which she is putting together with the help of Dr. Luke, Ammo and Claude Kelly. She made the announcement after her live performance of "Domino" on the finale of "American Idol" last week, singing with season twelve finalist Angie Miller who puts the Brit as her own personal idol and whom Jessie J personally invited to join her on her summer tour in the U.K.
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First Photos of 'Bonnie and Clyde' Miniseries

May 23, 2013 09:01:05 GMT


The infamous bank robbing couple Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow are brought to life in a new Lifetime/History miniseries. How the characters will look like as portrayed by Emile Hirsch and Holliday Grainger has been revealed in first three official photos from "Bonnie & Clyde", just in time for the 79th anniversary of Bonnie and Clyde's death.

Hirsch's Bonnie, donning a black-and-yellow outfit, and Grainger's Clyde, who suits up in a brown number, hold a gun each in two of the pictures. In the third photo, which features trees as the background, Clyde has his shirt covered in mud as Bonnie stands next to him and leans against their vintage car.
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Amanda Bynes Rants on Twitter, Wants to Sue Magazine Over 'Fake Altered Photos'

May 23, 2013 09:00:30 GMT


Amanda Bynes wrote a lengthy Twitter post, saying that she would sue a magazine because of alleged fake photos. Amanda tweeted on Thursday, May 23, saying that she did an exclusive interview with In Touch magazine, but she was very disappointed with the result. Amanda even assumed that the magazine did it because "they f**king hate me."

The interview has been published in a recent issue. The issue used an older picture of her and announced on the front page that there would be exclusive pictures from Amanda's New York apartment. However, the actress claimed that the pictures were not from her home and she did not like its choice of cover picture.
News > Movie News

'Timecop' Rebooted, Jean-Claude Van Damme Not Involved

May 23, 2013 08:53:09 GMT


One of Jean-Claude Van Damme's films will be rebooted by Universal Pictures. As The Hollywood Reporter learns, the studio is confirmed to have "Timecop", a remake of Van Damme's 1994 film, as its next project with Marc Shmuger and Tom McNulty attached to produce.

Based on the series from Dark Horse Comics, the original feature was directed by Peter Hyams and featured Van Damme as a police officer who regulated time travel in the future. The site reports that the new version will be "a re-imagining of the concept" without the involvement of the Belgian martial artist. No scribe is currently on board yet.
News > Music News

'American Idol' Third Placer Angie Miller Signs Publishing Deal With Universal Music


May 23, 2013 08:19:05 GMT


When "American Idol" season twelve finalist Angie Miller performed her self-written original song "You Set Me Free" on the show, she might not have expected that it would get her noticed more as a songwriter than as a singer. But now, after getting her first major publishing deal with Universal Music, it may well have paved the way for her career as a budding composer.

Universal Music Publishing Group has signed the 19-year-old Beverly, Massachusetts-born Miller to an exclusive co-publishing deal, giving the company ownership rights over her current and future compositions as well as administrator privileges over her work. With the major deal being inked by Miller, 2013 is looking to be a lucrative year for the third placer.
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Joanna Garcia and Nick Swisher Welcome Baby Girl

May 23, 2013 07:59:35 GMT


Congratulations are in order for Joanna Garcia and her baseball player husband Nick Swisher. The "Better with You" actress and the former New York Yankees player, who got married in December 2010, have just welcomed their first child, a baby girl.

The news broke out after the Cleveland Indians first baseman was placed on paternity leave Tuesday, May 21. "Everybody's doing pretty well," Indians Manager Terry Francona told Cleveland's Plain Dealer. "Everybody's healthy. He's obviously over-the-top excited, proud, all that stuff."
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Metallica Rocks in First Teaser Trailer for 'Metallica Through the Never'

May 23, 2013 07:34:27 GMT


After building anticipation with the release of its first photo, "Metallica Through the Never" finally debuts its first teaser trailer, courtesy of Yahoo! Movies. The video will surely satisfy fans' craving for Metallica music as James Hetfield along with his bandmates is featured performing their song.

Glimpses of Dane DeHaan are also teased in the promo trailer. Even though the young actor's presence is brief, it is enough to know what his character likely gets involved in. Trapped in the middle of a riot, he is seen carrying a briefcase, which undoubtedly needs to be transported to someone.
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Vampire Weekend Beats George Strait to the Top of Billboard 200

May 23, 2013 07:27:39 GMT


New York rockers Vampire Weekend land this week's No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with the 134,000 sales debut of "Modern Vampires of the City". With the record-setting sales week for the band, it becomes their second No. 1 album on the chart, after the first one, "Contra" which arrived at the top back in 2010 with 124,000 copies sold.

At the runner-up position is King of Country George Strait with "Love Is Everything", moving a close 125,000 copies in its initial sales week in the chart. It may have fallen short of the top spot in its debut but Strait's new album sets a couple of new records for the legendary country artist.
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'American Horror Story' and 'Big Bang Theory' Lead Critics Choice TV Award Nominees

May 23, 2013 07:17:39 GMT


The third annual Critics' Choice Television Awards has announced its nominations. With the growing popularity of Internet streaming service, this year's nominees spans a wide range of not only network and cable's programs, but also a Netflix show.

Leading the pack in term of number are "American Horror Story" and "The Big Bang Theory" with six each. The FX series shows its domination in Best Movie or Miniseries categories, with its stars Jessica Lange, James Cromwell, Zachary Quinto, Sarah Paulson and Lily Rabe landing a nod each.
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Bill Hader Disses Justin Bieber, Praises Classy Justin Timberlake

May 23, 2013 07:09:14 GMT


Bill Hader is not impressed by his experience of working with Justin Bieber when the teen came to "Saturday Night Live" studio to film his hosting gig. In an interview with Howard Stern on XiriusXM's radio show, the comedian recalled how Bieber took up a lot of space backstage with his minions.

Hader, who just left "SNL", first sang praise for Justin Timberlake, who has hosted the variety show several times, "He's great...Also, guy doesn't show up with anybody. It's just him." But then, he expressed his irritation towards Bieber when comparing the two famous Justins.
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Vin Diesel and Ludacris Heat Up 'Fast and Furious 6' L.A. Premiere

May 23, 2013 06:42:25 GMT


Vin Diesel and Ludacris headed to Los Angeles for the premiere of their latest film "Fast and Furious 6" on May 21. Leaving his suit behind was Diesel, who came in a white shirt under a black jacket and jeans. The rapper, meanwhile, donned a white tux, red shirt, plaid bow tie and ruby earrings for the event at Gibson Amphitheatre.

Joining them later was Sung Kang, who cut his black hair short and sported a plaid suit and lavender shirt. Luke Evans, who villainizes the action-packed film as Owen Shaw, looked handsome in his three-piece suit. As for Tyrese Gibson, he opted for a classic tuxedo jacket with a red-trimmed handkerchief as the accessory.
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Blake Shelton Throwing All-Star Benefit Concert for Oklahoma Tornado Victims

May 23, 2013 06:38:24 GMT


Country music superstar and Ada, Oklahoma-born Blake Shelton is using his celebrity status and connections to help the tornado victims from neighboring city, Moore, Oklahoma. The 36-year-old singer is putting together a benefit concert that will raise funds for those badly-hit by the recent disaster.

"We'll know more about it in the next 24 hours," Shelton said about the concert which would most likely feature Shelton's wife, country songstress Miranda Lambert and other celebrity friends like his fellow mentors on "The Voice", Adam Levine and Shakira. "I'm hoping it will raise a lot of money. Obviously, it will be televised and will happen really quickly," he said.
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Beyonce Knowles, Angelina Jolie and Oprah Winfrey Among Forbes' Most Powerful Women

May 23, 2013 06:35:45 GMT


Forbes reveals their annual list of World's Most Powerful Women. Beyonce Knowles and Angelina Jolie make the cut, being grouped as "the new celebrity role models." They join frequent occupant on the list like Oprah Winfrey and Hillary Clinton.

Queen Bey sits at the 17th place, four slots under former daytime TV queen Oprah who falls a little from No. 11 last year. Angie, who was recently lauded for going public with her double mastectomy, is recognized for her charity works with the U.N. She lands at No. 37.
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'Only God Forgives' Booed at Cannes, Ryan Gosling Absent From the Premiere

May 23, 2013 05:47:51 GMT


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One would have never thought that a Ryan Gosling starrer could possibly receive a chorus of jeers from audience at such prestigious festival as Cannes Festival. When "Only God Forgives" was premiered at the France-set festival on May 22, the film apparently ended with a lot of boos, a situation director Nicolas Winding Refn would not have imagined before.

"When one painfully long torture sequence concluded with eye and ear mutilation, the audience revolted. When one character stuck his hand inside a woman's slashed body, the audience locked and loaded its boos," Vulture reviewed the press screening of the bloody film. "Gosling doesn't have much to say in this movie, but the auditorium sure did."
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Source on Potential 'DWTS' Judge Shake-Up: Nothing Has Been Decided Yet


May 23, 2013 05:07:49 GMT


After keeping the same judge line-up for 16 long seasons, "Dancing with the Stars" may replace some familiar faces on the show. Rumor has it, the hit dancing competition series will feature new judges for season 17 as Len Goodman's and Carrie Ann Inaba's contracts are up in the end of season 16.

"No one has a confirmed contract yet," a source tells New York Post's Page Six. "I think Bruno [Tonioli] will be back, but Carrie Ann and Len are probably gone. The network has been very evasive about it."
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Eva Longoria Gets Master's Degree in Chicano Studies, Tweets Pics From Graduation Day

May 23, 2013 04:53:04 GMT


Eva Longoria is a true beauty with brain. The "Desperate Housewives" actress has just graduated with a master's degree at California State University in Chicano Studies. She excitedly shares her excitement by posting a series of pictures from her graduation day.

"Big day today!!! Very excited to graduate for my Master's degree in Chicano Studies! You're never too old or too busy to continue your education!" she tweeted the big news to her followers.
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Las Vegas Police Investigate Jose Canseco for Alleged Sexual Assault

May 23, 2013 04:42:28 GMT


Las Vegas police are investigating former major league baseball outfilder Jose Canseco for a sexual assault case. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department stated on Wednesday, May 22, that "Jose Conseco has been named as the suspect in this investigation. At this time no charges have been filed and our investigation remains ongoing."

"Per department policy neither victim information or investigation details are available for release," the police said. The authorities added that Canseco agreed to assist them in the investigation.
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Paris Hilton Joins Birdman's Cash Money Records

May 23, 2013 04:27:39 GMT


Hotel heiress and socialite Paris Hilton wants to revive her music career and she signed up with Birdman's Cash Money Records to move closer to her goal. For her sophomore album, the 32-year-old celebrity would like to feature multiple hip-hop acts and joining the hip-hop recording superstar-filled label is looking to be a wise decision on her part.

"This is a lot different than my first album," Hilton said about her intended follow-up to her self-titled debut album released back in 2006. However, despite the presence of top hip-hop artists, Hilton said, "It's really going to be house music" with Afrojack serving as the record's producer.
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Jennifer Aniston Acts Super Naughty in First Trailers for 'We're the Millers'

May 23, 2013 04:19:09 GMT


Jennifer Aniston's latest film "We're the Millers" has recently debuted its first green band trailer as well as the red band one online. As previewed in both videos, Aniston is just in her naughtiest moments ever as she shows off her stripper skills for her portrayal of Rose, who is specially hired to be a part of Jason Sudeikis' fake family named "The Millers".

From director Rawson Marshall Thurber, the road-trip comedy follows Sudeikis' David Burke, a small-time pot dealer who hires a phony family as camouflage to bring two metric tons of weed from Mexico to Colorado. The plan includes working with cynical stripper Rose as his pretend wife, along with homeless Casey and geeky Kenny as their fake children.
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Kim Kardashian Struggles to Accept Her Pregnant Body: 'How the F**k Did I Look Like This'

May 23, 2013 04:08:41 GMT


Kim Kardashian had a hard time accepting her changing body during the first stage of her pregnancy. The mom-to-be showed her frustration on camera during a promo for the upcoming eighth season of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians".

"How the F**k did I look like this?" Kanye West's baby mama lamented. In another scene, she looked shocked when checking out her growing belly on a mirror.
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Video: 'Ellen' Reunites Jennifer Aniston and Her 'Friends' Co-Stars

May 23, 2013 04:01:10 GMT


Ellen DeGeneres has helped stage a small "Friends" reunion. Enlisting Jennifer Aniston as a guest co-host for a Wednesday, May 22 episode, "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" sent the blonde beauty to Matthew Perry's house in a sketch.

The Rachel depicter on "Friends" asked for advice about co-hosting "Ellen" from her former co-star on the hit NBC sitcom, but Matthew was apparently displeased with the unexpected visit. It was then revealed that Jen confused their real-life relationship with their characters' as she claimed, "We used to walk into each other's apartments all the time!"
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Justin Bieber Threatens His Guests With $5M Suit for Leaking Private Info


May 23, 2013 03:45:32 GMT


Guests of Justin Bieber's party must obey rules applied by the pop star, or else they will be hit with a $5 million lawsuit. They are required to sign a Liability Waiver and Release to make sure that they will not reveal anything about the singer's private event or his guests.

A copy of the document which was obtained by TMZ states several details such as prohibition to make photos or recording of his Calabasas home party and spread them to social media platform such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. In addition, guests are not allowed to talk about anything related to "physical health, or the philosophical, spiritual or other views or characteristics" of the singer and other guests. Failure to fulfill the points will cause them to pay $5 million in damage.
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Teen Choice Awards 2013 Nominations in Movie: 'Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part II' Rules

May 23, 2013 03:09:06 GMT


The 2013 Teen Choice Awards has announced its first wave of nominations in movie. Leading with a total of seven nominations is "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part II". The romance flick is in a tight competition with "Iron Man 3" and "Les Miserables" which earns six nods each.

Among other categories, "Breaking Dawn Part II" and "IM3" are up for Choice Movie: Sci-Fi/Fantasy, facing off such strong contenders as Tom Cruise's "Oblivion", James Franco's "Oz: The Great and Powerful" and Alden Ehrenreich's "Beautiful Creatures".
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Teen Choice Awards 2013 Nominations in Music: Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, Pitbull Lead the Pack

May 23, 2013 03:07:19 GMT


This year's teen fan favorites in movies, television, music, pop culture and sports will soon be known when the 2013 Teen Choice Awards airs on August 11 on FOX. But first, they would have to be voted from among the nominees revealed today.

In the music categories, country music superstar Taylor Swift, award-winning crooner Bruno Mars and pop rapper Pitbull already lead the nominees list with two nods apiece. With no less than the top acts in each individual category being listed, to be at least nominated may already be considered as an achievement.
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Kristen Stewart NOT Visiting Taylor Swift After Robert Pattinson Split

May 23, 2013 02:58:04 GMT


Despite rumors to the contrary, Kristen Stewart didn't hang out with Taylor Swift after breaking up with Robert Pattinson this week. "They know each other and they are friends, but they didn't see each other," a source told E! News.

The "Snow White and the Huntsman" actor was rumored visiting the "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" hitmaker's house Monday, 20 and spending "all day" there. The report came after Pattinson was caught on camera moving out of her house.
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'Bad Teacher' Gets Series Order From CBS

May 23, 2013 02:44:51 GMT


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"Bad Teacher" is coming to CBS. The network has given a series order to the new single-camera comedy based on the 2011 film of the same title which starred Cameron Diaz as a foul-mouthed teacher.

Taking the role of the titular teacher is "The Sopranos" and "Fringe" alumna Ari Graynor. Her character is described as "an always inappropriate, fearless and unapologetic former trophy wife who masquerades as a teacher in order to find a new man after her wealthy husband leaves her penniless." Kristin Davis and Sara Gilbert are also among the cast.
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Teen Choice Awards 2013 Nominations in TV: 'The Vampire Diaries', 'Revenge' and More

May 23, 2013 02:12:06 GMT


Looks like vampire will rule this year's Teen Choice Awards. While "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part II" dominates the first wave of nominations in movie categories, "The Vampire Diaries" leads the pack of TV nominees.

The CW drama series bags five nods, including Choice TV Show: Fantasy/Sci-Fi, which is also vied by "Arrow", "Beauty and the Beast" and "Supernatural", all from the teen-oriented network. ABC's "Once Upon a Time" joins the race for the title.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Teen Choice Awards 2013 Nominations in Fashion: Miley Cyrus and Harry Styles


May 23, 2013 02:09:13 GMT


Teens' choices for the most favorite celebrities in fashion, sports and comedy fields have just been revealed in the first wave of 2013 Teen Choice Awards. Miley Cyrus receives one nomination, while One Direction's heartthrob Harry Styles collects two coveted nods.

Cyrus, though not landing any nod in music because her work was still in the progress during the past 12 months, manages to be a contender for Choice Female Hottie. She is facing off such beauties as Megan Fox, Selena Gomez, Mila Kunis and Demi Lovato.
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Porn Addiction Drives Scarlett Johansson Mad in First 'Don Jon' Trailer

May 23, 2013 01:43:35 GMT


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Joseph Gordon-Levitt finally unleashes a first trailer for his directorial debut "Don Jon" via Apple. As soon as the video begins, fans can know exactly how extraordinary the life of Gordon-Levitt's character, Jon Martello, is as he repeatedly declares, "There's only a few things I really care about in life: my body, my pad, my ride, my family, my church, my boys, my girls and my porn."

Womanizing and watching porns often to please his sexual needs, Mortello still feels that there is something missing in his life until he encounters a bright and pretty girl named Barbara (Scarlett Johansson). Seemingly finding his true love, the New Jersey man faces a big trouble as his porn addiction that he has kept secret is finally discovered by her.
 
 
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