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July 03, 2013

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Preview of Demi Lovato's 'Heart by Heart' From 'Mortal Instruments' Soundtrack

July 03, 2013 16:49:34 GMT


A first listen to the soundtrack album of upcoming movie "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" has arrived. Demi Lovato's new sultry ballad track "Heart by Heart" gets a one-minute snippet ahead of the movie's U.S. premiere on August 21.

"When your soul finds the soul it was waiting for/ When someone walks into your heart through an open door/ When your hand finds the hand it was meant to hold/ Don't let go," she croons. "Someone comes into your world/ Suddenly your world has changed forever."
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Video Premiere: Skylar Grey's 'White Suburban'

July 03, 2013 16:12:45 GMT


Skylar Grey is pushing to build anticipation for her upcoming studio album "Don't Look Down" set for release very soon. After premiering visuals for "Final Warning" and "Wear Me Out", she treats fans to a music video of her ballad track "White Suburban".

The low-budgeted video stays true to the theme of the song. Dr. Dre's female feature guest on "I Need a Doctor" is crooning and playing piano as fast-paced images of highway on what seems to be suburban areas are flashed, giving nostalgic feel to it.
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Aaryn of 'Big Brother' Dropped by Modeling Agency Due to Racial and Homophobic Slurs


July 03, 2013 15:57:34 GMT


One contestant on "Big Brother" has already faced the consequences of the offensive remarks she spat on the CBS reality show. TMZ reports that Aaryn Gries has been dropped by her modeling agency, Zephyr Talent which is based in Austin, Texas, after she made a series of racial and homophobic slurs at the other HouseGuests.

"Aaryn, season 15 cast member of Big Brother, revealed prejudices and other beliefs that we (Zephyr Talent) do not condone," the agency says in a statement. "We certainly find the statements made by Aaryn on the live Internet feed to be offensive. Upon much consideration, we have decided to release Aaryn from her contract with Zephyr Talent."
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James Gandolfini Leaves Majority of His $70M Estate to His Kids

July 03, 2013 15:11:48 GMT


James Gandolfini is believed to be worth up to $70 million when he died of a heart attack on June 16. According to his will signed December 19 and filed Tuesday, July 2 in Manhattan Surrogate's Court, the former actor of "The Sopranos" will leave his estate primarily to his children.

Mike, Gandolfini's 13-year-old son from his first marriage, will have a trust set aside for him and will get access to it when he turns 21. The teen will also automatically get all of his late father's clothing and jewelry, and is given an option to buy one of the New York properties left by the actor.
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Charlie Sheen Wants to Stop Paying Child Support to Brooke Mueller

July 03, 2013 09:12:38 GMT


Charlie Sheen apparently feels that he does not need to pay $55,000 in child support to his ex-wife, Brooke Mueller. According to TMZ, the "Anger Management" star has submitted a request to a judge, asking the court to cancel his obligation because his young children, Bob and Max, currently live with his other ex, Denise Richards.

Mueller is said using the money from Sheen for her rehab and Sheen reportedly does not like the idea of him paying for her rehab. He has done it several times, but now he feels that he is not obliged to do so. The twin boys' father apparently has offered some cash to Richards while his kids are in her care, but the "Twisted" actress refuses.
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Katy Perry's New Album Is 'More Grown Up,' Says Collaborator Bonnie McKee


July 03, 2013 08:47:42 GMT


Katy Perry's new album would be "a little bit more grown up," BFF songwriter Bonnie McKee said in a recent interview with MTV. McKee, who helped pen Perry's hits like "California Gurls", "Last Friday Night" and "The One That Got Away", revealed to the site that she and Perry were working to make more "mature" music for the follow-up to 2010's "Teenage Dream".

"I think it's a little bit more grown up and it's really interesting. I'm really excited for the world to hear it because she's taking a new approach," McKee said. However, she refused to share further details about the album, saying, "I don't want to say too much about it, but it's definitely different. It's definitely a little more mature than the 'California Gurls' of yesterday."
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Steven Spielberg Plans to Produce 'The Grapes of Wrath' Remake for Dreamworks

July 03, 2013 08:47:07 GMT


There might be a new adaptation being developed at Dreamworks. Deadline learns that the studio, which recently nabbed the film rights to Francesca Haig's "The Fire Sermon", is now at the negotiating table with author John Steinback's estate to acquire rights to "The Grapes of Wrath", which was already adapted into a 1940 movie by director John Ford.

The site additionally reports that "E.T." director Steven Spielberg is interested in producing the new version for Dreamworks, but not eyeing it as his potential directing gig. Spielberg himself is already attached to "American Sniper", which stars Bradley Cooper and is slated to be released in 2015.
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Nick Lachey Returns as 'The Sing-Off' Host, Jewel Joins as New Judge

July 03, 2013 08:45:44 GMT


"The Sing-Off" is reassembling the team heading into its winter premiere. The show will bring back former 98 Degrees member Nick Lachey as the host when it returns for a fourth season after almost getting axed by NBC.

Shawn Stockman of Boyz II Men and Ben Folds also return as the judges, with Jewel Kilcher rounding up the panel. The pop/country singer is tapped to replace exiting judge Sara Bareilles.
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Adele's Wax Figure at Madame Tussauds Unveiled in London

July 03, 2013 08:25:52 GMT


Madame Tussauds presents their latest creation, a real-size waxwork of British singing sensation Adele. Standing in front on a mic, the statue is dressed in a glamorous black knee length number, mirroring her 2012 Grammys look when she took the stage to make a live performance and collect her awards. Back then, she donned a Clements Ribeiro dress.

"Adele is the perfect addition to the music line up here in London," said PR Manager Nicole Fenner. "She's one of the world's hottest properties right now and one of our most requested personalities. In fact we've seen a huge increase in requests for her figure since 'Skyfall' was released and the timing seems perfect to honour her after such phenomenal success with the song."
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Paula Deen Using Prop 8 Ruling to Fight Discrimination Lawsuit


July 03, 2013 08:04:25 GMT


Embattled celebrity chef and TV personality Paula Deen, on the heels of the downfall of her business empire following her much-criticized use of N-word, is willing to try everything to defend herself against the racial discrimination charges lodged against her. The 66-year-old restaurateur is looking at the recent ruling made by the U.S. Supreme Court overruling California's Prop 8 constitutional amendment to fight off the lawsuit filed by ex-employee Lisa Jackson against her and her brother Earl "Bubba" Hiers.

Jackson, who previously worked in the siblings' Uncle Bubba's Seafood and Oyster House in Savannah, is suing both owners for allegedly subjecting her to racial harassment and a hostile work environment where racist remarks were made against the restaurant's African-American employees. In a subsequent case deposition, Deen admitted to using the N-word and jokes that might be perceived as racist.
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'Pretty Little Liars' 4.05 Sneak Peeks: Car Crash and Confession

July 03, 2013 07:59:59 GMT


One of the Liars will be the next target of "A" in an upcoming episode of "Pretty Little Liars". A preview for the said outing features someone wearing a red coat, black gloves and an Emily mask holding a sign that says, "Guilty." In another scene, Emily screams in terror as a car is seen crashing into her living room.

Meanwhile, Hanna's relentless attempt to find out what her mom is hiding may get a result. She's searching something in Ashley's closet, which is unusually locked, and becomes increasingly frantic when she makes another horrifying discovery among her mom's things, leading her to make a desperate move with disastrous results.
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LeAnn Rimes Says a Bully Tried to Kill Her With Knife

July 03, 2013 07:54:48 GMT


LeAnn Rimes has a terrible experience concerning bullying. The 30-year-old singer, who performed at the Anti-Bullying Benefit Concert in Los Angeles on Monday night, July 1, shared the story to ET. "I was bullied when I was a kid - when I was in junior high. A lot of girls can get real mean during the sixth grade year," she said.

"I used to perform around Dallas and Texas where I lived, a lot. My principal would put something on the bulletin board if I was in the newspaper or something, and there was this clique of girls that did not like it. So, I had my locker egged, I had a girl bring a knife to school the last day of sixth grade and tried to kill me! Awesome. So, I'd say I was bullied a little," the Grammy-winning singer added.
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Lindsay Lohan Celebrates Birthday in Rehab After Her Request for Night Out Gets Denied

July 03, 2013 07:49:51 GMT


Lindsay Lohan had a very low-key birthday this year. It was so quiet that she reportedly didn't even get to celebrate it with her friends. The only company she had on the special day allegedly was her longtime lawyer Shawn Holley.

LiLo turned 27 on Tuesday, July 2 while she was still in a court-mandated rehab stemming from traffic violations last year. The birthday girl is currently undergoing treatment at Cliffside after transferring from the Betty Ford Clinic last month.
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Drake Explains His Absence From BET Awards

July 03, 2013 07:45:26 GMT


Drake was one of the big winners at the 2013 BET Awards. However, he was nowhere in sight to accept his trophies. Rumor suggested that the 26-year-old decided to cancel his appearance at the event since he was afraid of running into nemesis Chris Brown.

In a statement, Drake dismissed the rumor and explained the real reason why he couldn't make it to the event, which was held at Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre on Sunday night, June 30. "The BET Awards are always a good time and I'm sorry I could not be there to celebrate," he apologized.
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Matthew Perry Talks About His Addictions

July 03, 2013 07:36:26 GMT


Canadian TV actor Matthew Perry may perhaps be forever known as the guy who played Chandler Bing on the well-loved sitcom "Friends". But in his latest interview with People magazine, the 43-year-old comedian revealed that ironically, the lowest point in his personal life was about the same time the show enjoyed the most success, to the extent of paying his per-episode salary of $1 million.

"I had a big problem with alcohol and pills and I couldn't stop," Perry said, opening up about struggling with addiction during his hit TV show's 10-year run. "Eventually things got so bad that I couldn't hide it, and then everybody knew," about how "painfully hungover" he was while on the set filming the series.
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Jennifer Aniston Says She Got Extremely Sick After Eating Big Mac

July 03, 2013 07:32:19 GMT


Unlike most people, Jennifer Aniston is apparently not used to eating fast food. In a new interview with New York magazine, the former "Friends" star remembers the one time she grabbed a Big Mac because no other food was found and she got extremely sick after that.

"I'll never forget when Justin and I were on a road trip and we were so hungry. The only thing around was McDonald's. I think I ordered a Big Mac. Wow, my body did not react well to that! It was like putting gasoline in a purified system," the fiancee of Justin Theroux recalls.
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First Look at 'Teen Wolf' Star Dylan O'Brien in 'Maze Runner'


July 03, 2013 07:29:19 GMT


MTV.com has unveiled a batch of "The Maze Runner" stills, which gives fans an exclusive first look at leading man Dylan O'Brien. The 21-year-old actor, who is best known for starring on "Teen Wolf" series as "Stiles" Stilinski, is featured in one of the pics alongside his co-stars, including Kaya Scodelario and Aml Ameen.

In the film, O'Brien is introduced as Thomas, a boy who is mysteriously sent into a strange maze called The Glade. Remembering nothing but his first name, Thomas joins a group of boys who also have no idea how they got there and how to get out. He leads them all to keep working together to find a way out of the place which is surrounded by stone walls.
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Lou Reed Praises Kanye West's 'Yeezus'

July 03, 2013 07:17:22 GMT


Kanye West's latest album, "Yeezus", has impressed Lou Reed. In a review published Tuesday, July 2 on a website called The Talkhouse, Reed, who spent the weekend being hospitalized due to dehydration, continuously praised West's latest release and called it "enormous" and "beautiful."

"There are moments of supreme beauty and greatness on this record, and then some of it is the same old s**t," the 71-year-old rocker said of the chart-topping album. "People say this album is minimal. And yeah, it's minimal. But the parts are maximal."
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'White House Down' to Celebrate Fourth of July With Free Screening for Military Members

July 03, 2013 06:54:37 GMT


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Sony Pictures has a special gift for all active military personnel and veterans. From the studio's Tuesday announcement, Sony is offering them free admission to Roland Emmerich-directed "White House Down" July 4, only on a first-come, first-served basis with a proper military ID, at any Regal Entertainment Group, AMC, Cinemark, or Carmike Cinemas theater.

"We think 'White House Down' is the summer's best action movie, so on July 4th, we're inviting all active duty and veteran military personnel to bring a guest and see it for free. It's a great way to celebrate the holiday and to honor and thank the troops for their service to our country," says Rory Bruer, president of worldwide distribution for Sony, in a statement.
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Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose Obtain Marriage License

July 03, 2013 06:49:33 GMT


Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose are one step closer to swapping wedding vows. The couple who started dating in early 2011 reportedly has obtained a marriage license after they were spotted at a Los Angeles courthouse Tuesday, July 2.

If the report is true, the engaged couple has 90 days to get hitched before the marriage license expires. The two remain mum on Twitter, but Amber recently tweeted, "My soon to be husband.... I Love his crazy hair," referring to his short dreadlocks.
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Paris Jackson Is Not Rejected by Rehab Facility

July 03, 2013 06:48:20 GMT


Paris Jackson's condition continues to improve. The 15-year-old teenager is still under treatment at UCLA Medical Center, but she reportedly is doing well. A source told E! News, "She is getting better, but this is going to be a long road. She is still doing therapy and on medication. It is a long process, but she is doing well."

The daughter of King of Pop Michael Jackson has been treated since June following a suicide attempt. Her mother, Debbie Rowe, is said looking for an adolescent facility to continue her treatment. A recent report suggested that a rehab facility in Utah rejected her admission, but the source insisted that there was no rejection.
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'Dexter' Heads to Comic-Con for Final Panel, NBC Brings 'Community' and Seth Meyers

July 03, 2013 06:43:48 GMT


"Dexter" will bid adieu to Comic-Con attendees at the upcoming convention in San Diego. Showtime has confirmed that it will bring the show to Hall H of San Diego Convention Center for a farewell panel with stars Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas, James Remar and special guest star Yvonne Strahovski among the panelists.

The "Dexter" panel will take place on the first day of the convention, Thursday, July 18, from 6:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. Additionally, the network will host signings and offer exclusive merchandise of the show at booth #2343.
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Russell Crowe Apologizes for Naked Woman Photo Posted by Twitter Hacker


July 03, 2013 06:33:30 GMT


"Man of Steel" star Russell Crowe, known for making regular tweets on varied subjects ranging from dining spots to UFOs, is in the headlines for a shocking Twitter post of a woman's naked photo, more specifically a stock image of a woman's pubic region. But the 49-year-old actor denies posting the image and points to a Twitter hacker as the culprit.

"Hey, I don't know what that was. Just having a chat with Dani when the phone went ballistic. Sorry, gone," the New Zealand-born artist wrote on Tuesday, July 2 just after deleting the said photo. Dani is his wife Danielle Spencer whom Crowe has reportedly been having marital problems with since late last year.
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Eliza Coupe and Husband Randall Whittinghill Getting Divorced

July 03, 2013 06:32:03 GMT


Another Hollywood couple is heading to splitville. TMZ reports that "Happy Endings" actress Eliza Coupe has been served with divorce papers by her husband of six years, Randall Whittinghill, an acting coach and teacher.

The couple tied the knot in 2007. They have no children. Filing his papers in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Whittinghill cites "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for the split. He is seeking spousal support from the actress.
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'Pacific Rim' Unleashes New Trailer and Two Videos About Kaijus

July 03, 2013 06:20:32 GMT


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Guillermo Del Toro builds anticipation for "Pacific Rim" with the release of three new videos, including a new trailer, a featurette and a viral video. In the fourth trailer for the action-heavy film, Charlie Hunnam takes center stage. His character Raleigh Becket is featured in most parts of the video, which, of course, still includes epic battle scenes between Jaegers and Kaijus.

The featurette and the viral video, meanwhile, offer interesting tidbits about Kaijus. In the first one, Del Toro and cast members Idris Elba and Rinko Kikuchi talk about the meaning of the word "Kaiju" and the making of the creatures. As for the latter, it features Ron Perlman as a black market Kaiju organ dealer, who gives details of health benefits of the monster organs.
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Ashlee Simpson Sparks Rumors of Her Dating Diana Ross' Son

July 03, 2013 04:49:13 GMT


Ashlee Simpson has reportedly found a new love. The former wife of Pete Wentz is romantically linked to Diana Ross' son after the couple was spotted going out on a supposed date in Hollywood two days in a row.

Ashlee, 28, and Evan Ross, 24, were spotted leaving Teddy's nightclub at the Roosevelt Hotel Monday night, July 1. She wore a floor-length flowered maxi dress and he dressed in dark pants, biker boots and a white tee topped with a dark sweater.
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Alicia Silverstone Starts Vegan Breast Milk Sharing Service


July 03, 2013 04:47:27 GMT


Alicia Silverstone has started Kind Mama Milk Share program via her blog to facilitate vegan mothers who want to share their breast milk. The vegan actress and a vocal supporter of breast-feeding stated that the purpose of the program was to help vegan mothers who are unable to give enough breast milk to their babies.

"Because we are a community of beautiful souls who recognize the importance of food as health, I say we help support those mamas and babies who need a hand during one of the most important times in their lives," the mother of one wrote. She urged vegan mothers who wanted to share breast milk as well as others who needed vegan breast milk to write a comment on her blog post.
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First Look at Benicio Del Toro as Pablo Escobar in 'Paradise Lost'

July 03, 2013 04:39:31 GMT


How Benicio Del Toro looks like as the notorious Pablo Escobar in "Paradise Lost (2014)" is teased in an image released by Pathe International. The Puerto Rican actor, whose role as Javier Rodriguez in 2000's "Traffic" helped him win an Oscar, a Golden Globe and a BAFTA award, indeed makes a convincing drug lord with his overall look.

The movie is not really a biopic as it centers on a young surfer named Nick who thinks that all his dreams have come true when he goes to visit his brother in Columbia. Against an idyllic backdrop of blue lagoons and white beaches he falls madly in love with a beautiful Colombian girl called Maria. It all seems perfect until he meets her uncle, one Pablo Escobar.
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The Game Premieres 'Ali Bomaye' Music Video Featuring 2 Chainz and Rick Ross

July 03, 2013 04:36:42 GMT


The Game has just dropped the visuals for "Ali Bomaye" featuring 2 Chainz and Rick Ross. In the video, the three rappers are seen rapping in various locations around Los Angeles. The five-and-a-half-minute video also features cameo appearances from French Montana, DJ Khaled and Chris Brown.

"Ali Bomaye" is a track off The Game's latest album, "Jesus Piece", which arrived late last year. The track was produced by Black Metaphor, the same person who produced hits for the likes of Meek Mill and Young Jeezy.
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CBS Responds to Controversy Over Racist and Homophobic Remarks on 'Big Brother'

July 03, 2013 04:24:06 GMT


Just a week into its 15th season, "Big Brother" has sparked a controversy over the HouseGuests' statements on live feeds which offended fans. In the unedited streaming, some of the contestants were captured making racist and homophobic comments.

GinaMarie referring to welfare as "n**ger insurance," Aaryn calling gay contestant Andy a "queer," and another girl saying that Candace's "blackness" was coming out were some of the offensive remarks. Those parts, however, were not included in the broadcast version of the show.
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Demi Lovato Leads Contributors to 'The Mortal Instruments' Soundtrack

July 03, 2013 04:10:57 GMT


After her latest hit song "Heart Attack", pop rock songstress Demi Lovato does another "heart"-filled song, not for her next album but rather for the soundtrack of the forthcoming fantasy-action film "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones". The 20-year-old singer leads other artists featured in the 12-track compilation album.

Other popular female artists lending their star power to the list of collaborators are British dance-pop star Jessie J who contributes track "Magnetic" and pop singer/acoustic guitarist Colbie Caillat who delivers haunting ballad "When the Darkness Comes" which she co-wrote with producer David Hodges.
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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian Reject $3M Payout for Baby North West's First Photo


July 03, 2013 04:01:31 GMT


Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are not ready to introduce baby North West to the world just yet. The couple reportedly just said no to a $3M offer from an Australian magazine to give the publication exclusive photos of their newborn daughter.

"Kanye's been adamant about not having the baby on the show," an insider tells Us Weekly. "He was serious when he said North isn't America's baby, so he may not do anything."
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Forest Whitaker's 'The Butler' to Get New Title

July 03, 2013 03:55:21 GMT


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"The Butler", director/writer Lee Daniels' upcoming movie which is headlined by Forest Whitaker, apparently will be released in theaters under a new name. Variety reports that Warner Bros. has won the rights to the title. Therefore, the Weinstein Company needs to find a new title for the White House drama.

However, TWC is fighting back. Brushing off the ruling which requires it to remove the word "Butler" from any promotional effort for the film, the studio has appointed attorney David Boies to handle an appeal and possible lawsuit against WB, which has claimed protective rights to the title because of its ownership of a 1916 silent comedy short of the same name.
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Kerry Washington Develops Skill in Acting as Teen Safe-Sex Educator

July 03, 2013 03:38:10 GMT


Kerry Washington graces the front page of Vanity Fair's August issue. The Olivia Pope of "Scandal" is white hot showing off her curves in a swimsuit as she's lounging in the swimming pool. For the cover story, the 36-year-old brunette beauty opens up about how she becomes quite skilled in acting.

The "Django Unchained" actress dishes on that it was her pre-Hollywood job that helped her build her acting skill, rather than a professional training in drama class. She says she developed her skills while working as a teenager safe-sex advocate, doing self-penned sex-ed sketches with an educational group in schools.
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A$AP Rocky Slaps Female Fan's Face at Australia Gig

July 03, 2013 03:36:45 GMT


A$AP Rocky was caught on the camera attacking his fan during his recent show in Sydney, Australia. In a video uploaded on YouTube, the 24-year-old rapper is seen trying to make his way through the crowd at his Hordern Pavillion show on Friday, June 28.

A female fan, who was standing on the balcony, tried to reach him and tapped him on the head to grab his attention. When Rocky turned around, the female fan blew him a kiss. Instead of responding to the kiss nicely, the rapper slapped the fan's left cheek.
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Amy Winehouse's Possessions to Be Displayed at Jewish Museum in London

July 03, 2013 03:30:21 GMT


Amy Winehouse's personal belongings, such as clothes, books, albums and family photographs, will be displayed at Jewish Museum in Camden, London. "Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait" is co-curated by Amy's brother Alex and his wife Riva, alongside curator Liz Selby.

"We wanted to show Amy in a slightly different light to how she has been perceived in the media," Liz told the Guardian of the purpose of the exhibition. Amy's brother said in a statement, "Amy was someone who was incredibly proud of her Jewish London roots. I hope, in this most fitting of places, that the world gets to see this other side not just to Amy, but to our typical Jewish family."
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James Franco Plans a New William Faulkner Adaptation With Jon Hamm to Star

July 03, 2013 03:05:20 GMT


James Franco seems to be a huge fan of William Faulkner. After writing, directing and starring in "As I Lay Dying", the Harry Osborn depicter in "Spider-Man 3" is eyeing a feature adaptation of Faulkner's fourth novel "The Sound and the Fury" as his next project, and even aims to start shooting in fall.

According to a report from L.A. Times, Oscar-nominated Franco will reunite with "As I Lay Dying" co-writer Matt Rager to write the movie, which will be funded independently. It is revealed that the 35-year-old actor hopes to act opposite "Mad Men" star Jon Hamm, who is expected to play the family patriarch, Mr. Compson.
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'Falling Skies' Renewed for Fourth Season by TNT


July 03, 2013 03:05:09 GMT


"Falling Skies" has got a fourth season order from TNT while at the halfway point of airing its third season. Like the previous seasons, the upcoming installment will consist of ten episodes which will air in summer 2014.

The Steven Spielberg-executive produced drama series was basic cable's No.1 new series of the year when it premiered in 2011. The show posted 4.2 million viewers when it returned for its third season last June, slightly down from the last season.
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Janelle Monae Premieres 'Dance Apocalyptic' Music Video

July 03, 2013 03:01:39 GMT


Exactly as announced, R'n'B songstress Janelle Monae unveiled the music video for her newly released track "Dance Apocalyptic", the official second single off her forthcoming sophomore studio album "The Electric Lady", on June 2. Just a few days ago, the 27-year-old songbird released a 28-second preview of the track's video along with the full audio track.

In the four-and-a-half-minute visuals directed by Wendy Morgan and Pierre Rouger, fans can see a different looking Monae as she's trading her usual updo for long locks when performing American Bandstand-style with her all-female backing band, dressed in Monae's signature black-and-white look. She even drops a few James Brown-inspired footwork onstage as she dances to the up-tempo track.
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Pictures of Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger's Wedding Surface

July 03, 2013 02:40:33 GMT


A first look at Avril Lavigne and her new husband Chad Kroeger is revealed in a series of candid pictures taken by paparazzi. Obtained by X17Online via PopSugar, the photos give a sneak peek at the couple heading hand in hand to their wedding rehearsal and having a toast with their guests after saying their "I dos."

For the pre-wedding event, the bride donned a flowing white dress and a flower headband while her groom wore a black shirt. She changed into a strapless black dress by Monique Lhuillier while he donned a black tux for their candlelight Gothic-themed nuptials. The newlyweds then shared a kiss on the balcony and toasted Champagne.
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Lea Michele, Robert Pattinson and More Enjoy Beyonce's L.A. Concert

July 03, 2013 02:24:17 GMT


Beyonce Knowles rocked the Los Angeles' Staples Center for her "Mrs. Carter World Tour" on Monday night, July 1. Lea Michele, Robert Pattinson, Minka Kelly, Chris Evans and other famous faces were spotted standing among thousands who were convened at the venue.

Michele joined her "Glee" co-stars including Naya Rivera, Heather Morris and Kevin McHale. "What an inspiring night!!! #Beyonce is literally a superhero!!!! Best night ever!!! #mrscarterlosangeles," Michele tweeted after the show.
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Disney's 'Frozen' New Footage Featuring Scary Snow Monster

July 03, 2013 02:20:17 GMT


New footage from Disney's upcoming animated film "Frozen (2013)" has surfaced online. Unlike its teaser trailer which showed one hilarious scene featuring snowman Olaf and a reindeer, the latest video, courtesy of a Japanese entertainment show, is loaded with action scenes and even gives a first look at a scary-looking snow monster.

"Frozen" revolves around a fearless girl named Anna, who joins forces with extreme mountain man Kristoff and his reindeer Sven to find her sister Elsa, the Snow Queen, and put an end to her icy spell, caused by a prophecy. Encountering mystical trolls and Everest-like extremes and magic at every turn, the two are in a race to save the kingdom from destruction.
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Colin Hanks and Wife Welcome Second Child

July 03, 2013 02:13:59 GMT


Actor Colin Hanks and his wife Samantha Bryant have welcomed another addition to their family. The proud father told PEOPLE, "Ms. Charlotte Bryant Hanks has decided to join us. She's as happy and healthy as we are overjoyed and tired."

Baby Charlotte is the second granddaughter for Tom Hanks. His son, who recently appeared on two episodes of "NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service", and wife are already parents to a 2-year-old daughter, Olivia Jane.
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Netflix Lands Exclusive Rights to Stream 'New Girl'

July 03, 2013 02:08:24 GMT


"New Girl" is coming to Netflix. The company has entered into an exclusive multi-year streaming deal to broadcast the FOX sitcom with the first season available starting on July 1. Subsequent seasons of the show will be available immediately after the broadcast season is complete, marking one of the earliest arrivals of a television series on Netflix.

" 'New Girl' has proven to be the biggest breakout sitcom hit of the season and we are thrilled to be able offer it so quickly to our U.S. subscribers," Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos said in a statement released on Monday. "We know our members love comedies and that they'll enjoy watching all the current and future episodes of 'New Girl' whenever and wherever they want."
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Tracy Morgan and Fiancee Megan Wollover Welcome Daughter

July 03, 2013 01:59:51 GMT


Tracy Morgan is over the moon. His fiancee Megan Wollover has given birth to a healthy baby girl at 12:03 A.M. on Tuesday, July 2 in New York. Maven Sonae Morgan wieghed in at 7 lbs., 3 oz., and measured 19.59 inches long at time of birth.

"Its A GIRL!!!!!" Morgan excitedly broke the happy news to his Twitter followers. The "Saturday Night Live" alum added in a statement to PEOPLE, "Mother and child are doing fine. Love to all my fans and thank you for your support. We hope to see you soon."
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Michael Bay Unveils Bumblebee's Upgraded Look in 'Transformers 4'

July 03, 2013 01:40:02 GMT


Michael Bay has posted another snap of a car that will be featured in "Transformers 4". Surprisingly, the latest vehicle image reveals an upgraded look of Bumblebee, which previously has been introduced in vintage form of a 1967 Camaro. This time, the yellow autobot gets what Bay describes as "the final jewel in the 'Transformers 4' crown," a 2014 Concept Camaro.

The modern version of Bumblebee has recently been spotted on the filming location at a General Motors proving grounds facility in Michigan. From photos taken by Autoblog.com, the new Camaro hit the road along with the new Optimus Prime and Hound as well as a Bugatti Grand Sport Vitesse and a C7 Corvette Stingray for unspecified autobots.
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Hallmark Channel Officially Cancels Marie Osmond's Talk Show After One Season

July 03, 2013 01:37:28 GMT


"Marie" has lost its home as Hallmark Channel announces that it has dropped the Marie Osmond-hosted talk show after only one season. "With so many talk show offerings in the [daytime], particularly in broadcast syndication, Hallmark Channel has decided not to greenlight a second season of its Critics Choice Award nominated talk show, Marie, starring Marie Osmond," the network says in a statement to confirm the news.

"We are extremely grateful to Marie Osmond, whose immense talent and dedication to excellence is unmatched in entertainment. Marie is a consummate professional and outstanding human being in every way possible. We have enjoyed working with her on the talk show and know her passion to create an offering of such high quality will find great success in syndication."
 
 
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