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July 01, 2013

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Farrah Abraham Checks Into Rehab for Alcohol Abuse

July 01, 2013 14:49:20 GMT


Farrah Abraham is going to rehab to deal with her problem with alcohol. The "Teen Mom"-turned-porn star a.k.a "Backdoor Teen Mom" star has entered an outpatient program at The Lukens Institute in Palm Beach Gardens late Sunday night, June 30 and will undergo intensive counseling over the next 10 days at the Florida rehab facility beginning Monday.

"At this time in my life, I need to stay focused on the positive to get through all of the negative that a DUI has caused in my life," the mother of four-year-old Sophie issues a statement to Radar Online. "I'm 22 and I want to make better choices and ensure I can recognize when I am putting myself in a bad situation next time."
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Nicole Scherzinger and Lewis Hamilton Break Up

July 01, 2013 09:12:11 GMT


Nicole Scherzinger and Lewis Hamilton apparently are no longer together. A spokesperson for Nicole told Daily Mail that the "The X Factor" judge and her boyfriend decided to go separate ways. "Nicole is just so heartbroken and completely devastated," a source said.

The couple reportedly ended their romantic relationship because of work commitments. A source told The Sun, "It's so hard to keep up a relationship when they're barely in the same country as each other. Both have supported each other in their careers and will continue to do so. But the nature of their work ultimately cost their relationship."
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Video: Mumford and Sons Wraps Up Glastonbury Festival

July 01, 2013 09:05:09 GMT


Mumford & Sons brought Glastonbury festival to a close on Sunday night, June 30. The band hit the Pyramid Stage at the festival and performed some of their hits, including "I Will Wait", "Little Lion Man", "The Cave", and "Dust Bowl Dance", in front of 80,000 fans.

It was Mumford & Sons' first live performance since bassist Ted Dwane underwent surgery to remove a bloodclot found on his brain. "We've danced together, we've celebrated the fact that Ted is alive together, shall we sing together, Glastonbury?" frontman Marcus Mumford said to the crowd.
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Snoop Lion and Rita Ora Recall Good Memory in 'Torn Apart' Music Video

July 01, 2013 09:02:01 GMT


Snoop Dogg, which goes under the moniker Snoop Lion for his foray into reggae music, has debuted a music video for "Torn Apart" featuring Rita Ora. The clip opens and ends with black-and-white shots as it seemingly takes the two artists to recall their fun vacation in Thailand.

The twosome frolics in the beach and plays in the water on a sunny day, riding an elephant and joining some natives to dance. The video also boasts the local culture and beautiful sceneries of the Asian country.
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Armie Hammer Is Up for 'Lone Ranger' Sequels, Johnny Depp Isn't Yet

July 01, 2013 08:41:17 GMT


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"The Lone Ranger" will not be unleashed into theaters until July 3, but the sequel talk already begins heating up. E! Online recently sat down with stars Armie Hammer and Johnny Depp, and asked them how many "Lone Ranger" movies they had signed on for. While Hammer confirmed he was up for a "couple" more, Depp gave a surprising answer.

"I think it was a one-shot deal," so Depp, who plays Native American warrior Tonto in the Disney movie, admitted to the site. However, the two-time winner of People's Sexiest Man Alive later said that there would be high chance of him returning to the next installment if it indeed moved forward. "If they started talking sequel on this I'd be ready to go in a second," he revealed.
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'Falling Skies' 3.06 Preview: Hal Does the Unthinkable

July 01, 2013 08:19:52 GMT


A threat is coming from inside the 2nd Mass in the next episode of "Falling Skies". After battling an invasive evil, Hall finally reveals his internal struggle to everyone and it doesn't bode well for the Masons.

He goes uncontrollable and holds his father, Tom, at gun point, demanding the elected President of the New United States to tell him everything about a device. Perhaps in an attempt to save Hal, Lourdes is going to perform a risky new medical procedure on him.
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Former MTV VJ Damien Fahey Weds Grasie Mercedes

July 01, 2013 08:12:30 GMT


Former MTV veejay Damien Fahey and Grasie Mercedes are officially husband and wife. According to Us Weekly, the couple tied the knot on Friday, June 28 at the Maravilla Gardens in Camarillo, California.

The bride, who currently serves as on-air expert of MTV's "Girl, Get Your Mind Right" and a fashion blogger, wore a beautiful Sarah Seven wedding dress and a pair of Valentino heels. Her husband, a Hulu's "The Morning After" host and radio VJ, looked dashing in a black suit.
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B. Scott Is Barred From Wearing Heels at BET Awards Pre-Show, Gets Support From Fans

July 01, 2013 08:00:17 GMT


Gender-bending internet personality B. Scott started a wave of fan support towards him after he revealed on Twitter that he was allegedly told by Black Entertainment Television (BET) that he couldn't wear high heels when he hosted the 2013 BET Awards pre-show. In a series of tweets, the multi-media star came to disclose that he had a last-minute outfit change as a result of the restriction.

"I wasn't going to say anything but my spirit is truly hurt," Scott wrote regarding what seemed to be a discriminatory decision on the part of the show organizers. One follower tweeted in dismay, "Why the hell would @BET invite @lovebscott to work the pre-show and force him to change?"
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'Dexter' 8.02 Sneak Peeks: Dr. Vogel Wants Dexter's Help

July 01, 2013 07:46:12 GMT


After their introduction in "Dexter" season 8 premiere, Dr. Evelyn Vogel will share more than Dexter expected in next week's episode. The Psychopath Whisperer shows him a piece of human brain which she believes to be sent by the Brain Surgeon, the serial killer they are looking for.

As Miami Metro continues their hunt for the Brain Surgeon, Dr. Vogel enlists Dexter's help to find the serial killer since she believes the Brain Surgeon is one of her previous patients. Despite Dr. Vogel's seemingly high confidence on Dexter's skill, the blood spatter pattern analyst doesn't trust her.
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Claudia Jordan and Omarosa's Mom Bickering on Red Carpet of 2013 BET Awards


July 01, 2013 07:33:39 GMT


On Sunday, June 30, the bad blood between "The Celebrity Apprentice" alums Omarosa and Claudia Jordan went beyond Donald Trump's boardroom and spilled onto the red carpet of the 2013 BET Awards. The latest encounter now even involved family members, specifically Omarosa's mother, getting embroiled in a feud that started from the time of Omarosa's fiance Michael Clarke Duncan's funeral, with Jordan allegedly taking photos and Jordan claiming Omarosa is using Duncan's death for publicity.

According to sources who witnessed the incident, Omarosa and Jordan got into a verbal tussle as they were walking the red carpet, with Omarosa supposedly calling Jordan a "stupid b*tch." As soon as the reality TV star's mom overheard the argument, she walked over to where Jordan was and punched the former model in the arm.
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Kristin Cavallari Smooching Jay Cutler During Romantic Honeymoon in Italy

July 01, 2013 07:29:20 GMT


Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutler are enjoying wedded bliss. The new bride shares on Instagram pictures from their romantic Italian getaway. One sees the newlyweds sharing a sweet smooch seaside during a warm summer day, and the other shows them dressing up for a date night.

"Just had the most amazing 2 weeks in Italy! My jeans are tight so u know it was a success ha," she tweeted. The former star of "The Hills" and her Chicago Bears quarterback beau jetted off to Italy for some quality time together after tying the knot in Nashville, Tennessee last June.
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New Photo Unveils First Look at Leadfoot on 'Transformers 4' Set

July 01, 2013 07:25:27 GMT


A set image, courtesy of becker1241 (via Seibertron.com), taken from the "Transformers 4" filming location in Pontiac, Michigan confirms the arrival of the Wrecker in Michael Bay's next flick. Featured in the photo is Leadfoot in his nascar-styled form. The autobot itself already made its big-screen appearance in "Transformers: Dark of the Moon".

The upcoming movie will be loaded with grand appearances from several cool rides. A vintage 1967 Camaro for Bumblebee, a 2013 Pagani Huayra, a custom-built Western Star truck for Optimus Prime, a 2014 Argosy cab-over truck by Freightliner, a 1,200-horsepower Bugatti Grand Sport Vitesse and a C7 Corvette Stingray for unspecified autobots are set to show up.
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Video: Justin Timberlake Honors Charlie Wilson at BET Awards

July 01, 2013 07:23:55 GMT


Charlie Wilson had a big night at the 2013 BET Awards, which was held at Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre on Sunday night, June 30. The R&B legend, who was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the event, received tribute from fellow musicians, including Justin Timberlake.

After presenting Wilson with the award, Timberlake asked him to take the stage and perform together. Both singers were joined by Pharrell Williams and Snoop Dogg for a medley of Wilson's hits, which included "You Are", "Beautiful", "Signs", "You Dropped a Bomb on Me", and "Outstanding".
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George Lucas and Mellody Hobson Host Star-Studded Wedding Reception

July 01, 2013 07:07:46 GMT


Many stars and public figures joined the celebration of George Lucas and Mellody Hobson's wedding, which was held on Saturday, June 29 in Chicago, Illinois. Mark Hamill, Grammy winning singer Ne-Yo and "Star Wars" actor Hayden Christensen were among the attendees.

Robin Williams was seen entertaining a small group of guests at the wedding reception while Prince performed under a huge tent with a band which consisted of 22 musicians. Other notable guests were Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Gayle King of CBS' "This Morning" and "Today" show's Al Roker.
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Rihanna Pays Moving Tribute to Grandmother One Year After Her Passing

July 01, 2013 06:47:08 GMT


Rihanna marks one year of her grandmother Clara "Dolly" Braithwaite's death with a moving tribute on Instagram. She begins her loving message to remember her late gran, "Today marks one year since you crossed the bridge! Still you never left..."

"I can still remember your laugh, and I miss it, I miss the sound of your voice, your beautiful hands, the way you danced and got so happy when you heard music, I miss doing your makeup and taking your pictures, I miss the way you looked right at me, and I miss looking back at you, that proud look on your face!" so she writes.
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New Aerosmith Documentary Teases Band's Most Critical Tour

July 01, 2013 06:45:39 GMT


Steven Tyler has recently offered Billboard tidbits about upcoming Aerosmith documentary, "Rock for the Rising Sun". In the Casey Patrick Tebo movie, fans will be treated with footage from the 2011 tour in Japan that chronicles the end to the break-up saga of the Boston-based rock band during the couple of years prior.

"We'd just broken up for crazy f*****g reasons, and I went away to get my head straight again ... We were just all in such a bad place that we didn't realize our self-worth," the frontman said to the site. "I took going to Japan and playing those shows for the band to realize its own magic again. Somewhere along the line there it got the band happy again, and we thought, 'Holy s**t, we gotta do a f*****g record right now!' So, yeah, that tour helped us to a new album."
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Video: Mariah Carey, Miguel and Young Jeezy Perform at 2013 BET Awards

July 01, 2013 06:24:57 GMT


In a night of collaborations being performed onstage at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Mariah Carey brought along her two "#Beautiful" remix collaborators, Miguel and Young Jeezy, for her performance Sunday night, June 30. The 43-year-old singer delivered some of her signature whistle-like high notes right off the bat of her latest hit single.

Unlike Miguel and Jeezy who were casually dressed in black for their part, Carey was in full diva mode, wearing a stunning white dress with sheer fabric draped beneath its mini-skirt framed by countless golden chandelier lights. Miguel sang seated from the stairs leading up to the stage huddled with a small group of ladies. The slow, laid-back track did not require any of the long jump stunts he injured a fan with during the recent Billboard Music Awards.
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Artist of the Week: The Lonely Island

July 01, 2013 06:17:52 GMT


The Lonely Island offers their newest studio creation with "The Wack Album". Repeating the same formula used in the previous efforts by mixing music, comedy and heavyweight guests, the troupe went all the way to the top 10 on Billboard Hot 200.

Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone give element of surprise by enlisting new collaborators like Hugh Jackman, Kristen Wiig, and Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong. Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell Williams, Justin Timberlake and Lady GaGa are also tapped help them deliver their goofy songs.
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Karen Gillan Gives Hint at Her Mystery Role in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

July 01, 2013 04:53:06 GMT


Karen Gillan plays coy on her role in "Guardians of the Galaxy", in which she is rumored to be cast as a new Marvel member named Angela the bounty hunter. The 25-year-old actress merely confirms that she is indeed on board the James Gunn movie to villainize it with her portrayal of a mystery character.

"I can't really say anything about it other than my character is really bad," Gillan told Scotsman.com in a red-carpet interview at the Edinburgh Film Festival. The actress, whose name rose to stardom after starring on "Doctor Who", then continued, "My hands are more tied on this than they were on 'Doctor Who'!"
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Jay-Z Reveals 'BBC' and 'Versus' Lyrics, Previews 'Oceans' Ft. Frank Ocean

July 01, 2013 04:51:20 GMT


With just a few days to go before the July 4 release date of his new studio album "Magna Carta... Holy Grail", Roc Nation mogul Jay-Z is showing no signs of slowing down in drumming up interest for his new "rule-defining" album. And what better way to grab even more interest for his already much-talked about project than revealing that it includes an all-star track that features wife Beyonce Knowles.

That new song is "BBC", a veritable who's who of some high end and a few global brands that define the lifestyle of Hov and his celebrity crew. Apart from Beyonce, it features Jay-Z's pal Justin Timberlake, his team of record producers, Pharrell Williams, Swizz Beatz and Timbaland and rapper Nas, with whom he once had a much-publicized feud which they already ended many years ago.
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Michael Jackson Rumored Spending $35M to Silence His Abuse Victims

July 01, 2013 04:48:05 GMT


Michael Jackson's alleged attempt to silence the victims of his child sexual abuse is revealed in secret files seized by FBI from a private investigator previously employed by the late King of Pop. MJ reportedly spent as much as $35 million to gag the victims and their families from going to court.

Sunday People got exclusive access to the alleged files that included investigators' reports, phone transcripts and hours of audio tapes documenting interviews with Jacko's former house staff at the Neverland ranch. The number of his victims reportedly reached 24 boys over the past of 15 years.
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Ciara and Nicki Minaj Premiere Music Video for 'I'm Out'

July 01, 2013 04:47:57 GMT


Ciara drops the official music video for her new collaboration with Nicki Minaj, "I'm Out". The video, directed by Hannah Lux Davis, debuted during the 2013 BET Awards red carpet pre-show, "Live! Red! Ready!", on Sunday, June 30.

The video opens with the two ladies wearing all-white outfit in an all-white room. In one scene, they are seen performing some synchronized moves, inspired by Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson's "Scream" video. Ciara also shows off her dancing and twerking skill as she sings the sassy and bouncy ladies anthem.
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Sarah Guyard-Guillot of Cirque du Soleil Dies After Falling 50 Feet

July 01, 2013 04:22:36 GMT


A Cirque du Soleil performer tragically died from falling during a performance of "Ka". Las Vegas Sun reported that Sarah Guyard-Guillot did not survive from a 50-foot height fall during a show at the MGM Grand. The Clark County Coroner's Office said that the mother of two young children was pronounced dead at 11:43 P.M. on Saturday, June 29 at University Medical Center.

Sarah and other acrobatic performers were suspended in wires during the final battle scene, which was carried out in a vertical stage. The 31-year-old artist apparently slipped from her safety wire and fell into a pit. An audience member Dan Mosqueda said that "initially, a lot of people thought that it was choreographed. But you could hear screaming, then groaning and we could hear a female artist crying from the stage."
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BET Awards 2013: Chris Brown Wins Fandemonium Award, Drake Nabs Viewers' Choice Award

July 01, 2013 04:22:08 GMT


Chris Brown grabbed a coveted award at the 2013 BET Awards. The "Don't Judge Me" singer, who opened the show with a performance of "Don't Think They Know" along with Nicki Minaj, nabbed the Fandemonium Award for the fourth consecutive time.

Accepting the award from Dwyane Wade, he thanked his fans and gave a shout-out to Minaj. He also used the chance to tell people not to believe every rumor about him, saying, "Don't read the bull in the news, I'm a real dude."
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Kristen Wiig Reveals Why She Turned Down 'Bridesmaids' Sequel

July 01, 2013 04:11:02 GMT


Kristen Wiig finally opens up about her decision to reject offer of making a follow-up to "Bridesmaids", which the actress starred in and co-wrote alongside Annie Mumolo. The Annie Walker depicter apparently has never had any plan to turn the movie, directed by Paul Feig and co-produced by Judd Apatow, into a franchise.

"It wasn't a hard decision," Wiig says to Harper's Bazaar for a profile in the July issue. The voice actress of Ruffnut in "How to Train Your Dragon" and its upcoming sequel then explains, "We knew during the first one, this was it. We would have made a lot of money if there was a second one, but that's not my goal in my creative life."
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Video: Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj Perform at 2013 BET Awards

July 01, 2013 03:46:58 GMT


On Sunday night's 2013 BET Awards, Chris Brown showed everyone that not even his legal woes compounded by a new hit-and-run charge could stop him from promoting his forthcoming album "X". Breezy kicked off the performances at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles with songs from his new album set to arrive on July 16.

The choice for which songs to perform was a no-brainer, with Brown starting with the hit "Fine China". Unlike his previous "hoarse" performance of the Chinese-inspired track at the Billboard Music Awards back in May, Brown's vocals were on point for the Saturday 30 BET Awards, with his back-up dancers flashing neon "X" marks on their sweatshirts.
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Pink Releases 'True Love' Music Video Feat. Lily Allen

July 01, 2013 03:31:55 GMT


Pink has just debuted the music video for "True Love" featuring British singer Lily Allen. Unlike most visuals for Pink's love song, "True Love" is colorful with the appearances from daughter Willow and husband Carey Hart.

In the nearly-four-minute video, the 33-year-old singer is seen having fun singing about hating and loving her husband at the same time. "At the same time, I wanna hug you/ I wanna wrap my hands around your neck/ You're an a**hole but I love you/ And you make me so mad I ask myself," she croons.
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Jennifer Hudson Sings a Modern Version of 'Silent Night' in 'Black Nativity' First Trailer

July 01, 2013 03:14:35 GMT


A teaser trailer for "Black Nativity", the upcoming movie from writer/director Kasi Lemmons, has arrived online and features "American Idol" alumna Jennifer Hudson as a single parent to a streetwise teen played by Jacob Latimore. In the video, the "Spotlight" singer showcases her strong vocals by singing a revamped version of Christmas carol "Silent Night".

Adapted from Langston Hughes' play, the musical centers on young Baltimore boy Langston, who is sent by his single mother to Harlem to spend Christmas with the grandparents he's never met. Through his grandfather's Christmas Eve sermon and a stylized, dream-sequence retelling of the classic Nativity story, he will soon learn about the importance of faith and family.
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'True Blood' 6.04 Preview: Bill Has His Eyes on Andy's Daughters

July 01, 2013 03:00:00 GMT


Sookie apparently isn't Bill's only way to save his kind. After Sookie turned down to help him with the synthetic blood, he and Jessica have their eyes on Andy's faerie kids in the next episode of "True Blood".

The girls have quickly grown up into young women and they end up keeping dangerous company. Bill may successfully lure one of the girls and find the donor. He will next task Takahashi to synthesize a new kind of blood.
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Pictures: Brooke Hogan Engaged to Dallas Cowboys' Phil Costa

July 01, 2013 02:58:44 GMT


Brooke Hogan is one step closer to walk down the aisle. The daughter of former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan said "yes" when getting proposed to by her beau Phil Costa. The Dallas Cowboys player is believed to have popped the question this past weekend on a balcony at the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas.

"Happiest moment of my LIFE I am marrying my best friend I woulnt (sic) choose anyone else I am so lucky and so grateful," she captioned a picture of the NFL star getting down on one knee. She looked overwhelmed with emotion in another photo as he put the ring on her finger. "I look scary but this is the face of total SHOCK," she explained.
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'Enter the Dragon' Star Jim Kelly Dies of Cancer at 67


July 01, 2013 02:56:00 GMT


Actor Jim Kelly, who starred alongside Bruce Lee in movie "Enter the Dragon", has passed away. Kelly's ex-wife Marilyn Dishman told Associated Press that the actor passed away at his San Diego home because of cancer. He was 67.

Dishman also announced the actor's passing via Facebook. "Yesterday, June 29, 2013, James Milton Kelly, better known as Jim Kelly, the Karate expert, actor, my first husband and Sabrena Kelly-Lewis's biological father died. Sabrena needs all of your good thoughts and prayers. This is a difficult situation to process. Even I am having trouble processing it. Like his mother, there will be no service!" the Facebook post read.
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Video: Orlando Bloom Bids Adieu to Legolas With 'They Are Taking the Hobbits to Isengard'

July 01, 2013 02:25:07 GMT


Orlando Bloom has done filming his part for "The Hobbit: There and Back Again". To mark the occasion, Peter Jackson took to Facebook to post a goofy video in which the actor, the Legolas depicter, is featured singing along to "They're Taking the Hobbits to Isengard", the 2006 fan-made online sensation.

"A day after saying goodbye to Gandalf and Tauriel, it was time to farewell Legolas. What a great day it was, with Orlando battling a serious Orc for all 12 hours of shooting - part of the Battle of the 5 Armies for the third Hobbit movie," Jackson wrote. "When we finally got the day done, we said goodbye to Orlando, had a couple of beers ... and couldn't resist doing this!"
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Demi Lovato Is at 'Peace' After Putting Her Father to Rest

July 01, 2013 02:23:33 GMT


Demi Lovato shared her feelings after laying her father to his final rest in a funeral service this past weekend. The "Heart Attack" singer lost her father less than a week ago, which forced her to miss out a scheduled photo shoot for the upcoming season of "The X Factor (US)".

"Today I put my Daddy to rest.... hardest thing I've ever done.. But I know great things will come of this... #LovatoTreatmentScholarship," she tweeted. "There's an overwhelming sense of peace knowing my dad is no longer battling his demons anymore and that makes me so happy.."
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Rolling Stones Performs for the First Time at Glastonbury Festival

July 01, 2013 02:19:34 GMT


People would expect that by now, legendary British rockers The Rolling Stones would have already played at Britain's most prestigious music event, the Glastonbury Festival. But it took forty-three years since its first staging for Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and the rest of the band to finally perform on the Pyramid Stage, headlining the Saturday show with Elvis Costello and Primal Scream.

After kicking off their set with "Jumpin' Jack Flash", the Stones entertained the crowd with a slew of their classic hits "It's Only Rock 'n' Roll (But I Like It)", "Paint it Black", "Wild Horses", "Gimme Shelter" and "Sympathy for the Devil". They also played a new song specially written for their debut appearance at the festival aptly titled "Glastonbury Girl" before eventually performing "Satisfaction" for the encore.
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Jennifer Lopez Sparks Controversy for Serenading the President of Turkmenistan

July 01, 2013 02:16:09 GMT


Jennifer Lopez comes under fire after performing at a party to celebrate the 56th birthday of Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, the President of Turkmenistan who has been widely criticized for human rights violations. At the lavish party on Saturday night, June 29, Lopez wore sequinned leggings and a long-sleeved white jacket when performing some of her hits.

She then changed her dress into a traditional Turkmen dress when taking the stage with some people to sing "Happy Birthday Mr. President". "It was our pleasure. And we wish you the very happiest birthday," Lopez told the President before exiting the stage.
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Jayma Mays to Play Will Arnett's Sister on 'The Millers'

July 01, 2013 02:12:17 GMT


Jayma Mays will be one of "The Millers" on the CBS new sitcom. The "Glee" actress is tapped to portray Will Arnett's on-screen sister, Debbie, who was initially set to be played by Mary Elizabeth Ellis.

On heels of the change on the casting department, TVLine reports that producers are also looking for a new actor to play Deb's husband. "Prison Break" actor Michael Rapaport was originally recruited to star opposite Ellis.
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BET Awards 2013: Nicki Minaj and Kendrick Lamar Are Best Hip-Hop Artists

July 01, 2013 02:10:11 GMT


More trophies have been handed out at the ongoing 2013 BET Awards, which is taking place at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Following the likes of Miguel, Jamie Foxx and Gabrielle Douglas who were among early winners at the event, Nicki Minaj has bagged one award.

The former "American Idol" judge, who joined Chris Brown to kick off the show with "Don't Think They Know", was dubbed Best Female Hip-Hop Artist, defeating Azealia Banks, Eve, Rasheeda and Rye Rye who were also nominated in the same category. "This is my fourth award in a row. Every time I win, it's a humbling experience," so she said on stage.
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Jessica Simpson and Fiance Welcome Son Ace Knute

July 01, 2013 01:56:11 GMT


Jessica Simpson and her fiance Eric Johnson (II)'s baby boy has arrived. Their bundle of joy was born on Sunday, June 30, in Los Angeles via scheduled C-section. They are already parents to an adorable daughter, 14-month-old Maxwell.

"Ace Knute (pronounced Ka-nute) Johnson has arrived! Mom and baby are doing great. Jessica, Eric and Maxwell are thrilled to welcome the new addition to their family," Jessica's representative told Us Weekly. The representative added that the baby boy's middle name honored Eric's Swedish paternal grandfather, Knute Johnson.
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BET Awards 2013: Miguel and Kendrick Lamar Among Early Winners

July 01, 2013 01:44:06 GMT


The 2013 BET Awards has officially begun, kicked off with Chris Brown's performance of "Don't Think They Know" during which Nicki Minaj joined him on stage. After an opening monolog by host Chris Tucker, Don Cheadle presented the first award of the night.

The actor sent prayers and support to Nelson Mandela and family before announcing Best Male Pop/R&B Artist, which went to Miguel. The "Sure Thing" singer beat Chris Brown, Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake and Usher for the prize.
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BET Awards 2013: Michelle Williams, Naya Rivera, Brandy and Ciara Rock Red Carpet

July 01, 2013 01:42:49 GMT


Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles was flooded with big stars Sunday, June 30 to celebrate African-Americans and other minorities in the showbiz. Michelle Williams (II), Naya Rivera, Brandy and Ciara were among the stunners on the red carpet of the prestigious affair.

Former Destiny's Child member Williams donned a strapless white gown with plunging neckline, gold belt and plump ruffles. "Glee" actress Rivera, arriving with her rapper beau Big Sean, opted for a purple-green-black glittery short dress with long sleeves.
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'Monsters University' Still Tops Box Office, 'The Heat' KOs 'White House Down'

July 01, 2013 01:31:45 GMT


"Monsters University" retains the North American box office throne. The Billy Crystal-starring movie about the college life of Mike Wazowski and Suley Sullivan nabs $45.6 million in its second run for Walt Disney Pictures, a 44% drop from last weekend's opening.

Paul Feig-directed "The Heat" lands at No. 2 in its first week with $39.1 million and an "A-" CinemaScore. "The marketing for 'The Heat' has done a terrific job in emphasizing the movie's greatest appeal: the incessant and often hilarious banter between Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy," says Dave Karger of movie ticket retailer Fandango.com to USA Today.
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Prince Jackson Takes Girlfriend to Attend Premiere of 'Michael Jackson ONE'

June 30, 2013 18:06:36 GMT


Prince Jackson arrived with his girlfriend Remi Alfalah at the premiere of a tribute show inspired by his late father Michael Jackson in Las Vegas. The teen suited up for the opening night of the Cirque du Soleil show, while his lovely companion donned a little white dress.

Another Jackson family member spotted at the special occasion was the matriarch, Katherine Jackson who, along with grandson TJ Jackson, was appointed as a co-guardian of MJ's kids. The late King of Pop's brothers Marlon, Tito and Jackie Jackson were present as well.
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Anderson Cooper Rips Alec Baldwin Over His Homophobic Tweets

June 30, 2013 18:03:17 GMT


Anderson Cooper was not impressed with Alec Baldwin's angry tweets turned homophobic rants recently. The CNN anchor wondered out loud on Twitter, "Why does#AlecBaldwin get a pass when he uses gay slurs? If a conservative talked of beating up a 'queen' they would be vilified."

He then re-tweeted a post from CNN producer Steve Krakauer, who quoted a part of Baldwin's tirade against a Daily Mail reporter. "[I'd] put my foot up your f**king ass, George Stark, but I'm sure you'd dig it too much," it read. Krakauer added a question, "What does that mean, Alec?"
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Amar'e Stoudemire Marries Alexis Welch in Star-Studded Ceremony

June 30, 2013 18:00:46 GMT


Amar'e Stoudemire and Alexis Welch have tied the knot in front of family and friends at a posh ceremony Saturday, June 29. The pro basketballer and his longtime ladylove who got engaged last year are parents to four children.

The wedding was held at the historic Fontainebleau hotel in Miami Beach. The guests included NBA stars Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler and Grant Hill, as well as musicians Timbaland, Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys. The New York Knicks star, 30, suited up in a Calvin Klein number for the wedding and changed into a Larvin suit for the reception, while his bride donned a J'Anton wedding dress and an Oscar de la Renta gown for the reception.
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Demi Lovato Says She Was 'Fake Role Model' Before Rehab

June 30, 2013 17:58:01 GMT


Demi Lovato dishes on life before rehab for her cover story on Canada's Fashion magazine. The former "Sonny with a Chance" actress says she was a "fake role model" by day and a "wild child" by night before checking into rehab to deal with her demons.

"I learned that ignorance stood in the way of my insight. I wasn't really being honest with the way I used to live," the ex-Disney darling recalls her dark past. "I was pretending to be a role model during the day and turning into a wild child at night."
 
 
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