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June 24, 2013

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Bruno Mars Performs 'Gorilla' for the First Time During 'Moonshine Jungle' Tour

June 24, 2013 09:32:58 GMT

Bruno Mars kicked off his highly-anticipated "Moonshine Jungle" world tour on Saturday night, June 22. Standing in front of thousands who packed the Washington D.C.'s Verizon Center, Mars performed tracks from his latest album, "Unorthodox Jukebox".
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Chris Brown Takes Duet With Rihanna Off His 'X' Album

June 24, 2013 09:14:43 GMT

After initially building anticipation for his forthcoming sixth studio album "X" by saying it would feature a collaboration track with his on-again-off-again girlfriend Rihanna, Chris Brown has now apparently changed his mind about their duet being in his new LP. The song, entitled "Put It Up", was not included in the album's track list, according to an unnamed source.
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'Game of Thrones' Is the Most Pirated TV Show Again

June 24, 2013 09:01:22 GMT

"Game of Thrones" once again affirms its status as one of the most-watched TV shows as proven by the number of people who illegally downloaded it. According to TorrentFreak, 5.2 million people downloaded each episode of the HBO medieval series, making it the most-pirated show of the spring season by far. It's almost as many as people who watched the show on the paid cable channel (5.5 million) in the latest season.
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Big Sean's 'Hall of Fame' Gets August Release Date

June 24, 2013 08:56:28 GMT

Big Sean will drop his new album, "Hall of Fame", on August 27. The 25-year-old rapper announced the release date with a video posted on YouTube channel. In the video, Sean is seen standing while the camera rotates around him. In the end, it is revealed that Sean's robe has the word that reads, "HOF 8.27."
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Justin Bieber Nurses Grazed Skin After Falling From Stairs

June 24, 2013 08:51:01 GMT

Justin Bieber apparently is nursing a minor injury on the neck due to his recent fall during a photoshoot. The 19-year-old singer makes use of video feature on Instagram to tell his fans about his condition.
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Will Smith Is 'Too Expensive' to Return to 'Independence Day' Sequel

June 24, 2013 08:44:46 GMT

Fox's "Independence Day" sequel, tentatively titled "ID Forever Part 1", will not stage a reunion between Roland Emmerich and Will Smith. The German filmmaker, who also served behind the lens for "The Day After Tomorrow" and "2012", has confirmed to NY Daily News that Jaden Smith's father will not return.
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Amy Winehouse's Death Caused by Bulimia, Says Her Brother

June 24, 2013 08:16:03 GMT

Although the cause for the early demise of jazz singer Amy Winehouse back in July 2011 had been officially traced to alcohol poisoning, her brother, Alex Winehouse, believes his sister's untimely death at the young age of 27, was rooted in the eating disorder bulimia. Alex says it left Amy's body so weak that the drug and alcohol abuse easily killed his sibling.
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Demi Lovato Thanks Fans and Friends for Support After Her Father Died

June 24, 2013 08:15:09 GMT

In the wake of her father's passing, Demi Lovato issued a statement in a short message on her Twitter. "I feel so humbled to have had so much support from my fans, friends, family and complete strangers.. God bless you all, thank you so much," she wrote.
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'Mad Men' Creator Talks About Don's Future After Season 6 Finale

June 24, 2013 08:14:22 GMT

Don Draper hit rock bottom in the season 6 finale of "Mad Men". After being [SPOILER ALERT!] caught in bed with his neighbor Sylvia by her daughter Sally, ruining the deal with Jaguar and firing Sterling Cooper & Partners' biggest client, he was put on leave from the company.
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Maria Sharapova Reacts to Serena Williams' 'Black Heart' Diss

June 24, 2013 08:02:39 GMT

Maria Sharapova has responded to Serena Williams. Sharapova was miffed after Williams was believed to have made an unfavorable comment about the blonde tennis player's relationship with Grigor Dimitrov, Williams' rumored ex, during an interview on Rolling Stone's latest issue.
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Wale Debuts 'LoveHate Thing' Music Video Featuring Sam Dew

June 24, 2013 07:50:48 GMT

Wale has just released the official music video for "LoveHate Thing" featuring Sam Dew. Directed by Sarah McClogan, the clip sees the 28-year-old rapper putting on a suit and joining his collaborator, who is performing with a band on a rooftop in New York City.
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'Sinatra of the Blues' Bobby Bland Dies at Age 83

June 24, 2013 07:41:18 GMT

The music industry has lost another great artist in the person of blues and soul singer Bobby Bland a.k.a. Bobby "Blue" Bland. Known as "The Lion of the Blues", the legendary musician passed away on Sunday afternoon due to complications from an ongoing illness, surrounded by his loved ones in his Memphis home, his death at the age of 83 confirmed by his son Rodd.
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George Lucas Marries Fiancee Mellody Hobson

June 24, 2013 07:26:12 GMT

Good news comes from "Star Wars" creator George Lucas. The 69-year-old director married his fiancee Mellody Hobson in a ceremony attended by family and friends over the weekend. "Cinderella Man" director Ron Howard took to Twitter on June 23 to congratulate the couple for the union.
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Felicity Jones Gives Crucial Hint at Her Role in 'Amazing Spider-Man 2'

June 24, 2013 07:21:46 GMT

Felicity Jones teases her role in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" during an interview with the Belfast Telegraph. The 29-year-old actress, who starred in British rom-com "Chalet Girl", only reveals that she will get involved in Marc Webb's project as most likely a villain of the webslinger.
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Bill Maher Defends Paula Deen After Firing Due to N-Word Controversy

June 24, 2013 07:01:19 GMT

Paula Deen finds an unlikely defender in Bill Maher amidst controversy of her admission of using N-word and making racial joke. The queen of Southern cooking was defended by the "Real Time with Bill Maher" during a discussion this past weekend.
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'World War Z' Sequel Moving Forward at Paramount

June 24, 2013 06:35:53 GMT

A sequel to "World War Z" is officially under development. Paramount's vice chairman Rob Moore confirms to The Hollywood Reporter that the studio "actively will turn to developing a sequel" after the Brad Pitt-starring flick exceeded expectations by opening to approximately $66 million in North America and an estimated $45.8 million internationally.
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Nik Wallenda's Successful Tightrope Walk Over Grand Canyon Covered by Discovery Channel

June 24, 2013 06:28:51 GMT

Discovery Channel captured Nik Wallenda's historic tightrope walk over the Grand Canyon on Sunday, June 23. The King of the Wire performed the stunt, which was broadcast live, on a 2-inch-thick steel cable, 1,500 feet above the river on the Navajo Nation near the Grand Canyon.
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Artist of the Week: Danielle Bradbery

June 24, 2013 06:11:29 GMT

The future shines bright for Danielle Bradbery. Though never having a vocal lesson, she shows her mean skills of climbing the chart even before she got signed to major label. If her participation on "The Voice" is any indication of what she has to offer, there will be more than one hit coming from her upcoming debut album.
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Kelly Rutherford Goes Bankrupt Due to Ongoing Custody Battle

June 24, 2013 05:01:48 GMT

"Gossip Girl" star Kelly Rutherford has gone broke. This was declared by the actress herself when she filed for bankruptcy last month, claiming she had accumulated debts of almost $2 million dollars, most of which were due to $1.5 million in legal expenses she had incurred over the course of the ongoing child custody battle she is waging against her former husband Daniel Giersch.
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Video: Chris Brown Joined by Nicki Minaj at PowerHouse 2013

June 24, 2013 04:54:24 GMT

Chris Brown headlined Power 106's PowerHouse 2013 concert at Anaheim's Honda Center on Saturday evening, June 22. Not only did he treat fans with some of his solo hits including new single "Fine China", but also Brown surprised fans when he brought out special guest Nicki Minaj.
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Steve Carell and Minions Battle for Attention at 'Despicable Me 2' L. A. Premiere

June 24, 2013 04:52:15 GMT

The Los Angeles premiere of "Despicable Me 2" on Saturday, June 22 was lots of fun. Taking place at the Universal City Walk, the event featured special appearances from lovable minions. Steve Carell, who voices Gru in the animated movie, had pleasant time posing with the little creatures on the bright yellow carpet.
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Aaron Carter Sports Black Eye Following Fight With New Kids On The Block's Fans

June 24, 2013 04:48:52 GMT

Aaron Carter recently had a fight with some alleged New Kids On The Block fans, which cost him a black eye and bruised knuckles. The younger brother of Backstreet Boys' member Nick Carter told TMZ that he was leaving dinner with a friend on Saturday, June 22, in Boston when a man approached him in the parking lot.
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Chrissy Teigen Snaps Back After Being Dissed for Having 'Park Bench' Body

June 24, 2013 04:39:27 GMT

Chrissy Teigen is furious. The brunette model tells haters to "f**k off" after she received harsh words about her body following her nude photoshoot on GQ. One critic said she had a "vertical park bench," while MediaTakeOut called her out for having "no azz."
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Steven Tyler and Joe Perry Receive Hollywood Bowl Honor

June 24, 2013 04:32:52 GMT

Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Joe Perry were inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame on Saturday night, June 22. Along with other inductees, R&B singer John Legend and Jazz star Patti Austin, the musicians received the honor during a star-studded concert at the Los Angeles venue.
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Mariah Carey Pictured in Studio With Young Jeezy and Mike WiLL Made It

June 24, 2013 04:08:04 GMT

It has been five years already since pop/R'n'B diva Mariah Carey and hip-hop artist Young Jeezy collaborated on the track "Side Effects" and perhaps it's now time for a follow-up. That's exactly what the two have decided to do as seen in new photos posted by the Atlanta rapper on Twitter, where they were snapped inside the recording studio with record producer Mike WiLL Made It.
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'True Blood' 6.03 Sneak Peeks: Sookie Throws Plates at Bill

June 24, 2013 04:05:23 GMT

After having a harrowing vision of vampires being burnt alive, Bill has a plan to save his prodigy. In the next episode of "True Blood", Bill wants to synthesize Sookie's blood to make a new type of blood but she tells him, "You think you are God Bill, but you are not a God, you are just an asshole!" while throwing plates at him. Bill, of course, is unharmed and even shows his new ability to control things with his mind.
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'That '70s Show' Star Lisa Robin Kelly Arrested for Alleged DUI

June 24, 2013 03:55:44 GMT

Lisa Robin Kelly is back in trouble. The actress, who once starred on "That '70s Show" with Topher Grace, Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher, was arrested by California Highway Patrol Saturday night, June 22 for allegedly driving under influence.
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Jim Carrey Slams His Film 'Kick-Ass 2', Creator Mark Millar Responds

June 24, 2013 03:48:37 GMT

Jim Carrey apparently will not be on hand for any promotional effort of his upcoming flick "Kick-Ass 2", due out on August 16. The 51-year-old actor and comedian, who tackles a role as Colonel Stars and Stripes in it, has decided to no longer continue his support for the Jeff Wadlow-directed movie.
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Report: Kanye West Did Not Propose to Kim Kardashian

June 24, 2013 03:40:55 GMT

Kanye West reportedly has not proposed to his baby mama, Kim Kardashian. According to PEOPLE, there is no proposal yet, but their source says, "I can't imagine them not getting married. That's in their future!"
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Stone Temple Pilots' Former Singer Scott Weiland Marries Jamie Wachtel

June 24, 2013 03:06:41 GMT

Scott Weiland is officially off the market. The former lead singer of Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver said "I do" to his photographer fiancee Jamie Wachtel Saturday night, June 22 at their Los Angeles home in an intimate wedding attended by closest family and friends.
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Johnny Depp Sends Fans Into Hysterics at World Premiere of 'The Lone Ranger'

June 24, 2013 02:43:19 GMT

All eyes were on Johnny Depp as People's two-time Sexiest Man Alive walked his way down the red carpet at the world premiere of "The Lone Ranger" Saturday, June 22. About 3000 fans packed Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, screaming for Depp, who plays American Indian spirit warrior Tonto in the movie due out on July 3.
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Drake Drops 'Nothing Was the Same' Album Trailer

June 24, 2013 02:38:23 GMT

After announcing the September 17 arrival of his forthcoming third studio album "Nothing Was the Same" along with the release of four new singles, Canadian rapper Drake dropped a trailer for his new album. It heavily features his latest album "Take Care". More accurately, he uses the Grammy trophy he received for Best Rap Album for the said LP.
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'Arab Idol' Crowns a Palestinian as Winner for First Time

June 24, 2013 02:37:29 GMT

"Arab Idol" crowned Mohammed Assaf as the winner of its second season. The 23-year-old, who sneaked out of the Gaza Strip to make the Cairo auditions, became the first Palestinian who won the TV singing contest aired on the region's MBC network.
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Demi Lovato's Father Dies After Reported Battle With Cancer

June 24, 2013 02:27:23 GMT

Demi Lovato and her family are in mourning. Her father, Patrick, has just passed away over the weekend after reportedly losing battle against cancer. The "Heart Attack" singer missed out a scheduled photoshoot for "The X Factor (US)" after the sad news broke out.
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James Gandolfini's Funeral to Be Held at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine

June 24, 2013 02:20:41 GMT

A funeral service for "The Sopranos" star James Gandolfini is set for Thursday, June 27, at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in New York City. According to a report from the Associated Press (via USA Today), an HBO spokesperson speaking on the behalf of the family says that the funeral will be held at 10 A.M.
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Jay-Z's 'Magna Carta... Holy Grail' Tracklist Revealed

June 24, 2013 02:19:26 GMT

Jay-Z has officially revealed the tracklist of his highly-anticipated album, "Magna Carta... Holy Grail". On Saturday, June 22, he sent several fans on a scavenger hunt in New York and rewarded the winners with the album's official tracklist.
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NeNe Leakes Weds Ex-Husband Gregg for Second Time

June 24, 2013 01:55:53 GMT

NeNe Leakes remarried her former husband, real estate investor Gregg Leakes, this past Saturday, June 22. The couple swapped wedding vows in front of 400 people at the nuptials taking place at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta Hotel.
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'Monsters University' Knocks Down 'World War Z' at Box Office

June 24, 2013 01:44:09 GMT

As predicted by most movie forecasters, "Monsters University" wins box-office battle against "World War Z". The animated feature about the college life of Mike Wazowski and Suley Sullivan takes in an easy $82.4 million in its first run. Brad Pitt's zombie movie follows right behind it with $66.4 million.
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QVC May Also Axe Paula Deen, Fans Slam Food Network for Dropping the Cook

June 24, 2013 01:40:34 GMT

Paula Deen's deal with QVC is also in jeopardy amidst her N-word controversy. A representative for the network tells TMZ that they have "concerns [over] the unfortunate Paula Deen situation," noting that "QVC does not tolerate discriminatory behavior."