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June 25, 2013

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Demi Lovato Announces New Single 'Made in the USA'

June 25, 2013 09:22:58 GMT

Demi Lovato has announced that "Made in the USA" will be her second single off her latest album, "Demi". The 20-year-old singer has also unveiled a cover art for the single. In the monochrome picture, she's seen smiling while biting the collar of her black leather jacket. According to Billboard, the follow-up to "Heart Attack" will debut on Top 40 radio on June 27.

Lovato revealed that a lyric video for the patriotic love song would be released on Wednesday, June 26. She also said that a music video was on the way with her making a directorial debut in it. She hasn't set specific release date for the music video, but fans expect it to drop sometime in July.
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'The Real Housewives of Miami' Season 3 Promo: Two Weddings and Fertility Issue

June 25, 2013 09:19:47 GMT

Two weddings mean double the drama in season 3 of "The Real Housewives of Miami". The first promo for the new season of the Bravo reality series has been released, giving a look at jealousy, fights, and some racy acts.

The show will capture Joanna Krupa and Adriana De Moura's preparation for their weddings which is often tense. Krupa and her friends are lost on their way to her wedding rehearsal and she is not keen on her then fiance Romain Zago's idea to sign a prenuptial agreement.
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Heidi Klum Is Removing Seal Tattoo on Her Arm

June 25, 2013 09:13:43 GMT

Heidi Klum is said removing an abstract-looking tattoo on her right inner arm, which was a commemoration of her previous marriage with Seal. A source told PEOPLE that Klum "is in the process of getting her tattoo removed" as she moved on with her bodyguard boyfriend Kirsten Martin. "She's been through a few treatments. The stars with her children's initials will stay intact," the source added.

Several pictures of Klum from time to time show that the tattoo seems to be fading. A recent image of the model which was taken during an outing with her children featured the black permanent ink on her right arm turning to gray lines.
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Mariah Carey Postpones Her New Album

June 25, 2013 09:07:34 GMT

Mariah Carey has a change of heart. The former "American Idol" judge originally planned to release her next studio album "The Art of Letting Go" across the United States on July 23, but now she pushes it back to give her more time to put finishing touches on the effort.

"While making this album, I got so immersed in the creative process that I just don't feel I would be doing it justice to release it on 7/23," she explained in a tweet. "I'd rather not exclude meaningful songs. I want to give you this album as it's meant to be heard.When I'm ready, you'll be the first 2 know!"
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Holly Madison Engaged to Baby Daddy Pasquale Rotella

June 25, 2013 08:49:25 GMT

Holly Madison, 33, is heading to the altar. The former "Girls Next Door" star gets proposed by her beau Pasquale Rotella in Las Vegas, just a few months after giving birth to their first child together, daughter Rainbow Aurora.

"Thank you pasqualerotella for the most special night of my life! I can't wait to be your wife," the new mom captioned a picture of them sharing big smiles in front of a Ferris Wheel in the Sin City. She added, "I'm officially engaged!!!"
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Big Demonstrations Force 'World War Z' to Cancel Brazil Premiere

June 25, 2013 08:46:16 GMT

Paramount Pictures has announced the cancellation of Monday's "World War Z" Brazil premiere due to massive protest movement sweeping the country's big cities including Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. Actor and producer Brad Pitt was initially scheduled to attend the event alongside director Marc Forster.

"In light of the current and ongoing events taking place in Brazil, we will not proceed with red carpet arrivals," Paramount Pictures Brazil said in a statement. "Everyone involved with 'World War Z' send their respect and goodwill toward the people of Brazil at this time of national unrest."
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Wiz Khalifa Announces New Album 'Blacc Hollywood'

June 25, 2013 08:44:14 GMT

Wiz Khalifa took to Twitter on early Tuesday, June 25, to announce that his new album entitled "Blacc Hollywood" was on the way. "Im droppin an album later this year too. & namin dat b***h 'Blacc Hollywood'," he wrote.

"Blacc Hollywood" will be Khalifa's third major label and a follow-up to his 2012's "O.N.I.F.C.". Coming out back in December, the second album featured appearances from the likes of 2 Chainz, Akon, Cam'ron, Juicy J and Pharrell Williams. The album debuted at No. 2 on Billboard 200 after selling 148,000 copies in its first week.
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Tara Reid Calls Perez Hilton a 'Bully'


June 25, 2013 08:33:19 GMT

Tara Reid lashed out at blogger Perez Hilton on Twitter after the blogger posted a photo of her and her musician boyfriend Erez Eisen in a pool party, suggesting that the two were drunk. Tara retweeted the link to the said post and commented, "Your facts are so wrong. You #Bully #Hater."

"My boyfriend doesn't even drink so stop saying things that are so untrue and mean. Why can't you just be happy 4 [for] me... u r [you are] a bully! Why do u keep on saying bad things about me?! Enough is enough why can't you just be happy for me? You are such a mean bad human. It's time for me to stop letting Perez Hilton bully me lie and hate!" she wrote.
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'Killing Kennedy' Unveils First Look at Michelle Trachtenberg as Marina Oswald

June 25, 2013 08:15:54 GMT

After revealing how Rob Lowe and Ginnifer Goodwin would look like as John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy respectively, "Killing Kennedy" now shares the first photo of Michelle Trachtenberg's Marina Oswald. The "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" alumna is on nurturing mode in the photo taken from the set, holding a baby as she portrays the wife of Lee Harvey Oswald.

Lee Harvey Oswald is portrayed by Will Rothhaar in the National Geographic movie. A newly-unleashed picture of him as the assassin of President John F. Kennedy hints at his killer side, showing him readying a gun.
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Yeah Yeah Yeahs Premieres 'Despair' Music Video

June 25, 2013 08:02:18 GMT

Indie rock band Yeah Yeah Yeahs premieres a music video for "Despair", the new single off their latest album "Mosquito". Shooting the video on top of the Empire State Building marks a milestone for the trio as they officially become the first group to ever shoot a video in the famous landmark.

Vocalist and pianist Karen O, guitarist and keyboardist Nick Zinner and drummer Brian Chase have "reached new heights" so to speak with their new, six-and-a-half-minute clip which kicks off with their lead singer, dressed in an eye-catching, bright yellow suit accessorized by a lei. As she does her thing inside a bar, her a cappella solo plays for almost a full third of the clip before the instrumental kicks in.
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Angelina Jolie Urges United Nations to Fight War-Zone Rape

June 25, 2013 07:48:29 GMT

A different-looking Angelina Jolie appeared before the United Nations Security Council earlier today urging the member countries to fight war-zone rape. Instead of her usual designer gowns, the global celebrity wore a more event-appropriate business suit, looking stunning as ever and coming off as quite authoritative and confident as she talked about women's security.

Serving as a special envoy for the United Nations' refugee agency, Jolie spoke in the conference to make an appeal to the council to "take up war-zone rape as a serious priority," calling such incidents as "crimes against humanity." "You set the bar. If the council sets rape and sexual violence in conflict as a priority it will become one and progress will be made. If you do not, this horror will continue," she said.
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Miley Cyrus' Parents Reunite for Family Lunch After Second Divorce Filing

June 25, 2013 07:37:12 GMT

Miley Cyrus' parents keep it civil despite latest divorce filing. Her father Billy Ray Cyrus and mother Tish Cyrus were recently spotted having lunch together at Little Toni's eatery in North Hollywood Sunday, June 23.

The couple was joined by their youngest daughter, 13-year-old Noah, and an unidentified young woman. At one point, Tish was pictured leaning on Billy Ray's shoulder as they walked closely together to leave the restaurant.
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Liam Neeson to Return to 'Taken 3' for $20 Million Payday

June 25, 2013 07:30:07 GMT

Liam Neeson is reportedly up for another dangerous mission as retired CIA operative Bryan Mills. Deadline, which broke the news first, learns that the Oscar-nominated actor has closed a $20 million deal to return to "Taken 3". The sequel is currently under development as Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen, who penned the previous installments, are already working on its script.

Up to now, there is still no word on whether Maggie Grace and Famke Janssen have been reached or not just like Neeson. "Malice in Wonderland" star Grace has appeared in the first two movies as the on-screen daughter of Neeson and Janssen, who's known for her portrayal of Jean Grey in "X-Men" film series. No director is currently attached to it as well.
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'I Am Legend' Writer Richard Matheson Dies at 87

June 25, 2013 07:25:29 GMT

Legendary author Richard Matheson, whose stories such as "I Am Legend" and "The Shrinking Man" have been turned into movies, passed away on Sunday, June 23 in Los Angeles. He was 87. Matheson's daughter, Ali, said that the science-fiction and horror author was "surrounded by the people and things he loved" at the time of his passing, as reported by Daily Mail.

Matheson was born in Allendale, New Jersey, in 1926. He started publishing his stories in 1950s. In his 60 years of career, Matheson's stories have been adapted into several movies. "I Am Legend", which was published in 1954, was turned into film at least three times, in 1964 as "The Last Man on Earth", "The Omega Man" in 1971 and "I Am Legend" in 2007, starring Will Smith.
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'Mad Men' Sets New Ratings Record With Season 6 Finale

June 25, 2013 07:23:30 GMT

"Mad Men" ended its sixth season on a high note. According to AMC, the June 23 episode titled "In Care Of" delivered 2.7 million viewers, beating out the season five finale which garnered 2.6 million viewers, and a 2.1 rating in the household ratings. It marks the highest-rated finale in series history.

"There is nothing else on television like 'Mad Men', and for the series in its sixth season to deliver the highest-rated finale ever-and an episode that critics and fans have already declared an instant classic is a testament to everyone who brings this world to life," AMC president Charlie Collier says of the show's latest achievement.
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Scottie Pippen Turns Himself in for Questioning Over Alleged Assault

June 25, 2013 07:10:06 GMT

Retired NBA player Scottie Pippen turned himself in to the Lost Hills Sheriff's Department for questioning over an alleged assault that took place inside celebrity hangout Nobu restaurant in Malibu over the weekend. The former Chicago Bulls forward voluntarily surrendered to the authorities without the need to have him booked or arrested.

"He came in and was very cooperative and answered a lot of questions," Capt. Pat Davoren described Pippen when the 47-year-old Bull's special adviser came by and stayed for about an hour at the L.A. County Sheriff's Department. Aside from the pro-basketball star's statement, other witnesses will also be questioned as part of the ongoing investigation conducted by LASD detectives.
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'Hunger Games' Star Jeffrey Wright Dodges DWI Charges

June 25, 2013 07:06:04 GMT

Jeffrey Wright is off the hook in drunk-driving case. TMZ reports that prosecutors decided to drop DWI case against the actor, who plays District 3's former victor Beetee in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire", because of lack of evidence.

Wright, 47, was driving his Toyota Tacoma when arrested last April on a lower East Side street. He was pulled over at Hester and Chrystie Sts. for allegedly driving erratically in the wee hours. He was taken into custody after failing a field sobriety test.
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Ying Yang Twins Praises Miley Cyrus' Twerking in New Song

June 25, 2013 06:44:40 GMT

Ying Yang Twins was so impressed with Miley Cyrus' recent twerking habit that they created a new song dedicated to her. TMZ reported that D-Roc and Kaine wrote the song called "Miley Cyrus" after they found out that Cyrus was among others who followed their Twitter.

The Atlanta rappers also told the site that the song was inspired by Cyrus' transition from a nice Disney star to a prolific booty-shaker. The rappers said, "Our fans have been starving for some authentic twerk music. Seeing that Miley Cyrus wants to show the world she is grown by twerking, we decided to give her a little help."
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Warner Bros. Names Trio of Executives to Replace Jeff Robinov as Film Division Chief

June 25, 2013 06:37:05 GMT

The reign of Jeff Robinov at Warner Bros. Motion Picture Group is officially over. Without mentioning Robinov, the studio's Monday announcement names new leadership team: Sue Kroll, president of worldwide marketing and distribution; Greg Silverman, president of creative development and worldwide production; and Toby Emmerich, president and chief operating officer of New Line Cinema who's also in charge of Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures.

"Warner Bros. is the world's preeminent motion picture studio with one of the most talented executive benches in the industry," says CEO Kevin Tsujihara. "Collectively, this team has more than 100 years at the company and broad experience across the film business, which will ensure that Warner Bros. Pictures continues as a respected leader in production, marketing and global distribution."
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'The Bachelorette' Recap: Des' Date Gets Interrupted With a Farewell

June 25, 2013 06:05:12 GMT

Desiree Hartsock brought the remaining guys to Germany in the June 24 episode of "The Bachelorette". Chris was the lucky guy who got the solo date card as host Chris Harrison announced that the edition would feature two-on-one date.

Des and Chris started their date with some sight-seeing and things looked fun until Bryden walked up to talk with her. Chris stepped aside for a while as Bryden told Des that he needed to leave, because he couldn't share her with the other guys. Des wished he would've said something before.
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Jerry Bruckheimer Receives Hollywood Walk of Fame Star in a Star-Studded Ceremony

June 25, 2013 05:47:46 GMT

Jerry Bruckheimer has been inducted to Hollywood Walk of Fame. The movie producer received star No. 2,501 in a star-studded ceremony on Monday, June 24 at 6838 Hollywood Boulevard in front of El Capitan Theatre. Actors such as Johnny Depp, who worked with him in "Pirates of Caribbean" and "The Lone Ranger", as well as "Top Gun" star Tom Cruise attended the Monday ceremony.

"Without Jerry, there would be no 'Pirates', there would be no Captain Jack. Without Jerry, there would be no 'Lone Ranger', there would be no reinvigorated Tonto. So I have a lot to thank him for. The man is a legend to me, a legend to us all, hence this congregation to celebrate him for his long-deserved star on the Walk of Fame," Depp told the crowd, as quoted by KABC-TV Los Angeles.
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'Girls' Actor Adam Driver Marries Joanne Tucker

June 25, 2013 05:02:19 GMT

Actor Adam Driver, 29, is reportedly a married man. Us Weekly reports that the "Girls" star swapped wedding vows with his longtime girlfriend, Joanne Tucker, on June 22. His co-star Lena Dunham attended the weekend nuptials along with her boyfriend, Fun.'s member Jack Antonoff.

"They are very sweet together," a source says of the bride and the groom. "They've been dating forever, years, and live together; [they're] very comfortable and in love. She was with him before the Girls fame." Another insider adds, "They both love theater and the arts. She respects him so much...Everyone on the show is very happy for them."
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'Pacific Rim' New Trailer: Last Hope of Mankind

June 25, 2013 04:57:05 GMT

Warner Bros. has just dropped a new trailer for its much-talked-about film "Pacific Rim", directed by "Pan's Labyrinth" helmer Guillermo del Toro. Titled "At the Edge", the newest promo video puts more focus on motivational speech from Idris Elba, who is cast as Stacker Pentecost.

"Today, at the edge of our hope, at the end of our time, we have chosen not only to believe in ourselves, but in each other," Elba says as the video previews destruction caused by Kaijus. "Today there's not a man or woman in here that shall stand alone. Today we face the monsters that are at our door. Today we are canceling the apocalypse!"
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Paris Jackson's Tumblr Page Reveals Her Suicidal Tendencies

June 25, 2013 04:36:54 GMT

Contrary to expected assumptions that her recent suicide was just a stunt to get attention, a look into Paris Jackson's Tumblr page reveals that the daughter of the late King of Pop Michael Jackson suffered from severe depression and entertained thoughts of committing suicide. It contained several graphic photos about cutting, suicide and death and messages that expressed self-hate and extreme sadness.

One disturbing photo showed an arm with a scissor cutting it deep, with the caption "I f***ing hate myself," while another had an arm with the words "suicide slice here" over the cutting area. The Tumblr page also became Paris' outlet for expressing her troubled thoughts, with one photo caption, "I can't feel anything but sadness," summing up what most likely became her state of mind following her father's wrongful death four years ago.
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Justin Bieber Pictured Cozying Up to Las Vegas Waitress

June 25, 2013 04:27:14 GMT

Justin Bieber may have a new potential love interest. E! News has obtained a picture which shows the on/off boyfriend of Selena Gomez getting cozy with a blonde woman, who's reportedly a Las Vegas waitress, during a visit to Las Vegas Indoor Skydiving with his crew on June 16.

The "Never Say Never" hitmaker was seen lying down with his head resting on the female's lap and his face half-covered with a cap. According to a source, it happened "right before the flight, in a second waiting room area." The insider added, "She was caressing him on the head and shoulders."
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Christoph Waltz's 'The Zero Theorem' Promo Trailer Leaks Online

June 25, 2013 04:00:31 GMT

A promo trailer for director Terry Gilliam's "The Zero Theorem" has recently leaked online. With a rendition of Radiohead's "Creep" setting the tone, the video focuses on Oscar-winning Christoph Waltz, who went bald for his role as computer eccentric Qohen Leth in the Voltage Pictures movie.

In the trailer, Leth is mostly seen sitting in front of computer, looking so desperate as he tries to solve a mathematical formula. "Zero must equal 100%," so the machine says repeatedly. Fans can also get glimpses of "Babylon A.D." actress Melanie Thierry, who keeps on trying to seduce him with her sexy bod.
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Mariah Carey Joins MBL All-Star Charity Concert to Benefit Sandy Relief

June 25, 2013 03:54:17 GMT

Mariah Carey teams up with Major League Baseball for a benefit concert. The free concert to benefit Superstorm Sandy relief will be held on Central Park's Great Lawn on June 13, three days before MLB All-Star Game at New York's Citi Field.

Joined by the New York Philharmonic, Carey is scheduled to take the stage at 07:30 P.M. to perform a mixture of classics and new songs from her upcoming album, "The Art of Letting Go". At the concert, former Yankees manager Joe Torre will also make special appearance to read the classis baseball poem written by Ernest Thayer, "Casey at the Bat".
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Meaning Behind Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's Daughter Name Revealed


June 25, 2013 03:53:25 GMT

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's baby daughter's name North West reportedly has a deep meaning. According to a source close to the couple, the new parents said to their family members that "North means highest power."

"North is the most high. There is nothing higher than North. And, when it comes to the stars, the sun rises in the East and sets in the West," the source explained to E! News. Kim and Kanye "look at her as being their highest point together. Nothing is more special than North. Kim keeps saying, 'She is our North Star,' " the source added.
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Beyonce Knowles Adds Tour Dates to 'The Mrs. Carter Show'

June 25, 2013 03:51:57 GMT

"The Mrs. Carter Show" was supposed to end on August 3 at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, New York, but apparently Beyonce Knowles' world tour has already been extended even before she actually kicks off the North America leg on June 28 at the Staples Centre in L.A. The pop/R'n'B superstar's tour has expanded to include a Latin America leg plus additional shows in the U.S. and Canada.

Bey will trek across Latin America all throughout the month of September, playing five shows in Brazil alone in popular tourist destinations as Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo and the capital Brasilia. This will then be followed by one show each in Venezuela, Mexico and Puerto Rico.
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Paula Deen Reschedules 'Today' Interview

June 25, 2013 03:42:53 GMT

Paula Deen recommits to "Today" interview, days after canceling her scheduled appearace on Friday, June 21. The cook is now slated to appear on the NBC morning program Wednesday, June 26. "She has told us she will be here this time," Matt Lauer said on the show Monday.

Deen was a no-show on "Today" last week, on the same day Food Network announced that it dropped the "Paula's Best Dishes" star. The restaurateur, who is embroiled in a racial discrimination lawsuit filed by her former employee, offered her apology through a YouTube video, "I was invited this morning to speak with Matt Lauer about a subject that has been very hurtful for a lot of people and Matt, I have to say I have been physically not able to this morning. The pain has been tremendous that I have caused to myself and to others."
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Jodie Sweetin Files Legal Separation From Husband After One Year of Marriage

June 25, 2013 03:30:52 GMT

Jodie Sweetin and her husband of a little more than one year are heading to splitville. The "Full House" star, 31, has filed legal separation from Morty Coyle last Wednesday, June 19 in L.A. Superior Court. She cites irreconcilable differences as the reason of their split.

Sweetin, who tied the knot with Coyle on March 15, 2012, lists June 12 as the date of their separation. The actress is seeking primary physical and legal custody of her daughter with Coyle, Beatrix Carlin, and is asking for ownership of their 2000 Toyota Avalon.
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Mumford and Sons Sets New Dates for Postponed Shows

June 25, 2013 03:12:53 GMT

Following the emergency surgery undergone by their bassist Ted Dwane a couple of weeks ago to remove the blood clot in his brain, English folk rock band Mumford & Sons has rescheduled the tour dates they previously postponed due to the health scare. Aside from their own concerts, the Grammy-winning group was also forced to skip their headlining gig at the recently-concluded 2013 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee, where Jack Johnson filled in for them.

"Firstly, we are pleased to report that our beloved Ted is making a steady recovery from his operation and wearing his newly acquired shaven-headed hairstyle with enviable levels of suave," the Marcus Mumford-fronted band wrote on their website. "A huge, huge thank you to all for your messages of support; the man himself is rather overwhelmed. Secondly, on a related note, we can now confirm details of the rescheduled dates for the recently canceled U.S. shows."
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Jay-Z Reveals Nirvana Lyrics in Justin Timberlake-Assisted Song 'Holy Grail'

June 25, 2013 03:07:22 GMT

Fans have learned that Jay-Z's upcoming album, "Magna Carta... Holy Grail", will contain the lyrics of Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit". On the same day he released a Samsung app from which fans can download his album next month, the 43-year-old rapper dropped further details about where the lyrics would appear.

The lyrics of Nirvana's 1991 hit can be found on "Holy Grail", a song that features vocals from Justin Timberlake. The lyrics, which will appear on the song's chorus, reads, "And we all just/ Entertainers/ And we're stupid/ And contagious."
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Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy Go 'Hot' in 'The Heat' Mondo Poster

June 25, 2013 03:03:43 GMT

Entertainment Weekly has unleashed a special Mondo poster of "The Heat", Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy's upcoming buddy-cop comedy. Designed by artist Tom "The Dude Designs" Hodge, the "hot" poster will be given away at 10 P.M. opening-night showtimes of the Paul Feig-directed movie on June 27 at Alamo Drafthouse theaters nationwide, while supplies last.

"I am a huge fan of the work Mondo does, so I was really pushing for them to do a poster for 'The Heat'," Feig says in a statement as quoted by EW. The "Bridesmaids" helmer admits he is pleased with the whole ideas presented through it. "When they sent me their take I cracked up, as they really nailed it," 62-year-old Feig gushes.
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The CW Sets October Premieres for Fall Series

June 25, 2013 02:53:16 GMT

The CW has announced the 2013 fall premiere dates of its shows, once again pushing them to October. Instead of following the traditional broadcast premiere week which starts on September 23 this year, the network will start unleashing its programs two weeks afterward.

The CW's fall season officially begins on October 7 with the new season of "Hart of Dixie" and "Beauty and the Beast". Returning series "Arrow" and "The Vampire Diaries" as well as newbies "The Tomorrow People" and "Reign" will also roll out in the same week.
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Club Owner Denies Chris Brown Assault Claim, Says He Was Complete Gentleman

June 25, 2013 02:43:27 GMT

Assault allegation against Chris Brown is debunked by club owner. A female clubber named Deanna Gordon, who was misidentified as Deanna Gines in the initial reports, filed a police report accusing the singer of assaulting her at Heat Ultra Lounge on Saturday, June 22. She was allegedly shoved to the ground, earning her torn ligaments in her knee.

Mike Joher, the owner of the late-night establishment, insists Chris was a complete gentleman and no such incident happened. "Based on the information which we have gathered from our security company, mall security and other party goers which were at HEAT on Saturday night; It is apparent that the alleged incident regarding Chris Brown is false," he says.
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'Family Ties' Creator Gary David Goldberg Dies of Brain Cancer

June 25, 2013 02:27:17 GMT

Gary David Goldberg, the creator of 1980s sitcom hit "Family Ties", died on Saturday, June 22. He was 68. Goldberg's daughter Shana Silveri told the New York Times that her father passed away at his Montecito, California home because of brain cancer. Goldberg is survived by his wife Diana Meehan, two daughters Shana Silveri and Cailin Goldberg-Meehan, a brother Stanley and three grandchildren.

Michael J. Fox, who rose into stardom after starring on "Family Ties", mourned the passing of the Emmy-winning writer and producer. "With a full heart I say goodbye to my mentor, benefactor, partner, second father and beloved friend, Gary David Goldberg. He touched so many with his enormous talent and generous spirit. He changed my life profoundly. Love to [his wife] Diana and all of Gary's family," he said in a statement.
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Fat Joe Sentenced to Four Months in Jail After Pleading Guilty to Tax Evasion

June 25, 2013 02:06:41 GMT

Joseph "Fat Joe" Cartagena has been sentenced to four months in prison for tax evasion. The rapper got jail time after pleading guilty in a December court hearing to two counts of failing to file tax returns on more than $1 million in income in the years of 2007 and 2008.

Joe was originally accused of evading taxes on nearly $3 million of income between the years of 2007 and 2010, totaling a tax loss of $718,038. Under a plea agreement with the prosecutors, he got the charges reduced to not filing tax returns for two years only.
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Paul Giamatti Cast as Lady Cora's Brother in 'Downton Abbey' Season 4

June 25, 2013 01:56:10 GMT

Paul Giamatti is cast for "Downton Abbey" season 4, PBS has confirmed. The Barney Panofsky of "Barney's Version" will play Harold, the maverick playboy brother of Cora, who comes to Downton with his "free-spirit" ways and both he and Martha "upset the Grantham's apple cart."

Giamatti will first appear in the fourth season finale, which PBS describes as a "dramatic climax." The Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actor joins returning guest star Shirley MacLaine, who plays another American character, Cora's brazen mother named Martha Levinson.
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Another Untitled Marvel Movie Out in 2016, Kenneth Branagh's 'Cinderella' Set for 2015 Release

June 25, 2013 01:47:26 GMT

A new Marvel film is in the works at Disney. The studio previously revealed that two untitled Marvel films would be unleashed into theaters nationwide on May 6, 2016 and May 5, 2017. This time, the third Marvel project is slated to be released on July 8, 2016. The names of these mystery projects will probably be unveiled at San Diego Comic-Con next month.

Additionally, Disney dates live-action "Cinderella" from director Kenneth Branagh. The new take on the classic fairytale is ready for a March 13, 2015 release. Already secured to star in it are Lily James, Helena Bonham Carter, Cate Blanchett, Sophie McShera, Holliday Granger and Richard Madden.
 
 
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