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July 09, 2013

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Elton John Postpones Summer Concert to Undergo Surgery

July 09, 2013 15:04:04 GMT

Elton John is not feeling well and has to take a hiatus from performing. After "a number of exploratory scans and blood tests with his medical team in the UK," the British singer/songwriter was diagnosed with "appendix abscess surrounding retrocaecal appendicitis."
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Nick Lachey Wishes the Best for Jessica Simpson After Baby's Arrival

July 09, 2013 09:28:27 GMT

Nick Lachey hopes for the best for his ex-wife, Jessica Simpson, following the birth of her second child. Speaking to E! News at the NYC launch of Wendy's #PretzelLoveSongs campaign, the member of 98 Degrees said that he had not spoken to Jessica for a while.
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Mac Miller Debuts 'Gee' Music Video Featuring ScHoolBoy Q

July 09, 2013 09:22:28 GMT

Mac Miller has just dropped a music video for his collaboration with ScHoolBoy Q, "Gee". Directed and produced by IllRoots, the nearly-three-minute video opens with Miller having a bottle of beer while riding his BMX through the suburbs.
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Video: Andre 3000 Hitting the Studio With Mike Will Made It

July 09, 2013 09:13:07 GMT

Andre 3000 may return to music. On Monday, July 8, producer Mike Will Made It took to his Instagram to post a 13-second video of him and the Outkast member in a recording studio. Andre, sporting an overall, is standing next to Mike, who can be heard demanding the camera to be turned off.
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Brad Pitt Calls Matt Damon 'Bast*rd' Over Jealousy for His More Private Life

July 09, 2013 08:49:05 GMT

This may perhaps be the only instance being married to Angelina Jolie may be considered as a disadvantage to Brad Pitt. Academy Award-nominated actor Matt Damon, a friend of the "World War Z" star, says in a new magazine interview that his being married to non-showbiz wife Luciana Barroso allows him to enjoy a level of privacy that eludes his pal.
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Halle Berry Stops Personal Item Auction in Canada

July 09, 2013 08:43:16 GMT

A Canadian auction house was forced to postpone a sale of personal items after receiving a cease and desist letter from Halle Berry. The Hollywood Reporter noted that 400 items, including an antique sofa, a queen-sized bed, a zebra skin rug, a hairbrush and nail clippers, were going to be sold at the auction.
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'X-Men' Scribe David Hayter Set to Pen Adaptation of Luna Brothers' 'The Sword'

July 09, 2013 08:42:10 GMT

"The Sword (2015)" has found its screenwriter. Lakeshore Entertainment and Hopscotch Features have officially hired scribe David Hayter, whose credits include "X-Men" and "The Scorpion King", to pen the big-screen adaptation of the Luna Brothers' graphic novel of the same name.
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Mos Def Undergoes Force-Feeding Demo as Part of Protest

July 09, 2013 08:38:26 GMT

Actor and recording artist Mos Def endures a painful force-feeding to protest against the procedure that is apparently being done on Guantanamo Bay prisoners going on hunger strike. The "Dexter" star underwent the demonstration as part of British human rights organization Reprieve's Stand for Justice aimed at ending the cruel practice at the detention camp.
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Fan Arrested for Tweeting Alleged Bomb Threat at Pink's Concert

July 09, 2013 08:29:20 GMT

A 16-year-old unnamed fan was arrested by local police after tweeting about having a bomb at Pink's concert at Melbourne's Rod Laver Arena on Sunday night, July 7. "@Pink I'm ready with my Bomb. Time to blow up #RodLaverArena. B***h," the fan wrote in a now-deleted tweet.
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Michael Jackson's Ex-Doctor Details His Painkiller Addiction

July 09, 2013 07:55:15 GMT

In the ongoing saga that is the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial, a new testimony via a video deposition played for the jurors on Monday, July 8, from a doctor who trekked with the King of Pop's 1993 "Dangerous" tour. Dr. Stuart Finklestein recounted the incidents that led him to believe that Jackson had an addiction to pain medication back then.
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Dev Patel May Star in Sci-Fi Movie 'Chappie' for Neill Blomkamp

July 09, 2013 07:46:02 GMT

Neill Blomkamp is eyeing Dev Patel for his next project. The Hollywood Reporter learns that the Jamal Malik depicter in Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire" is in talks to take a leading role in "Chappie", the sci-fi feature which is based on Blomkamp's short movie "Tetra Vaal" about a robot police force patrolling the slums of South Africa.
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Jon Bon Jovi Donates $1 Million to Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund

July 09, 2013 07:31:51 GMT

Jon Bon Jovi generously gave $1 million to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund to help people who are still suffering from hurricane Sandy's effects. The rocker appeared before the crowd in his hometown of Sayreville on Monday, July 8, to announce his donation alongside New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. The money will be used to repair or build houses.
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Jay-Z Discusses Miley Cyrus, Kanye West and Blue Ivy on Twitter

July 09, 2013 07:22:04 GMT

Jay-Z had a question and answer session with his devotees on Twitter in the wake of his new album release "Magna Carta... Holy Grail". In addition to talking about the record, he answered random questions about Miley Cyrus and her twerking obsession which he mentioned in one of his new songs, his "Watch the Throne" partner Kanye West, and his daughter with Beyonce Knowles, Blue Ivy.
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Mario and Nicki Minaj Debut 'Somebody Else' Music Video

July 09, 2013 07:09:55 GMT

Mario and Nicki Minaj have premiered the visuals for their collaboration, "Somebody Else". Directed by Alexandre Moors, the three-minute video opens with Mario lying down lifeless on top of a car while Minaj standing alone in a condo.
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'The Bachelorette' Recap: Surprise Visitors and the L-Word

July 09, 2013 07:08:01 GMT

Desiree Hartsock took the five remaining guys to the island of Madeira in Portugal in the July 8 episode of "The Bachelorette". Before going on three one-on-one dates and a two-on-one date, the bridal stylist got a surprise visit from her former "Bachelor" love rivals, Catherine Giudici, who is now engaged to "Bachelor" star Sean Lowe, Lesley Murphy and Jackie Parr.
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Kris Jenner's Co-Hosts on Her New Talk Show Announced

July 09, 2013 06:31:13 GMT

Kris Jenner will not be hosting her new talk show alone when it airs on FOX starting July 15. The Kardashian matriarch will be joined by a different A-list star as her aides for each episode of the upcoming daytime show, titled "Kris", producers announce.
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Kanye West's 'Black Skinhead' Video Arrives Online

July 09, 2013 06:08:52 GMT

After the June 18 release of Kanye West's album "Yeezus", nothing new has come out of the rapper's promo mill since then, in contrast to the full arsenal of performances, building projections and multiple album cover artworks that Yeezy unleashed a month before it's much-anticipated debut. But the dry spell had just been broken with the emergence of his music video "Black Skinhead".
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Jim Carrey Apologizes to Assault Rifle Supporters for Calling Them Names

July 09, 2013 06:06:44 GMT

Jim Carrey is sorry for verbal assault he launched against riffle owners. In a series of Twitter posts, the "Bruce Almighty" actor apologizes to "assault rifle fans" for calling them names. However, the actor added that he would not change his stand concerning gun control.
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Donald Glover's Role Reduced on 'Community' Season 5

July 09, 2013 06:01:04 GMT

Donald Glover has his wish to appear less on the upcoming season of "Community" granted. Vulture reports the show's producers and the actor's camp have come to agreement to cut his screen time when the comedy series returns next season.
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Keri Russell Is a Huge Fan of Mr. Darcy in 'Austenland' First Trailer

July 09, 2013 04:55:40 GMT

Keri Russell's ideal man is apparently a fictional one, at least this is what is featured in director/writer Jerusha Hess' upcoming rom-com "Austenland". As shown in the first trailer for the film, Russell's love for Mr. Darcy, the "Pride and Prejudice" character, is so big that her room is loaded with everything related to the handsome fictional British gentleman.
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Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose Officially Married

July 09, 2013 04:41:28 GMT

Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose are officially husband and wife. The rapper whose real name is Cameron Jibril Thomaz got married to his baby mama in a private ceremony in front of judge Monday, July 8, a week after obtaining their marriage license in an L.A. courthouse. A bigger wedding will follow later.
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Amanda Bynes Calls The Obamas 'Ugly'

July 09, 2013 04:23:35 GMT

Amanda Bynes keeps on throwing insults on Twitter. If she continues to do so, she might go too far one day. The latest addition to her never-ending "ugly" list is the Obamas as she wrote out of blue, "Barack Obama and Michelle Obama are ugly!"
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Pearl Jam Announces Fall North American Tour

July 09, 2013 04:13:57 GMT

Pearl Jam has announced that they will hit the road for a two-leg, 24-date North American tour this fall. The first leg of the tour is set to kick off at Pittsburgh's Consol Energy Center on October 11 and wrap up in New Orleans on Nov. 3 at the Voodoo Music and Arts Experience.
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Author Orson Scott Card Responds to 'Ender's Game' Boycott

July 09, 2013 04:12:59 GMT

Orson Scott Card finally gives a response to "Ender's Game" boycott planned by the pro-LGBT group Geeks Out over the author's anti-gay views. In his statement released by Entertainment Weekly, the 61-year-old Hugo Award winner makes a plea to the gay-marriage supporters to respect his stance on the issue.
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Metallica Set for Debut Appearance at Comic-Con

July 09, 2013 03:53:25 GMT

Heavy metal veterans Metallica are set to make their debut at this year's San Diego Comic-Con. The band will be sitting in a panel Q&A session to promote their upcoming 3D film "Metallica Through the Never" and performing live afterwards in an intimate concert at a still undisclosed location all on July 19.
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Lauryn Hill Begins Serving 3-Month Jail Sentence for Tax Evasion

July 09, 2013 03:42:44 GMT

Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill has started serving her 3-month jail sentence for failing to pay $1 million in taxes over the last decade. Ed Ross, a spokesman for the federal Bureau of Prisons, said that Hill checked into federal prison in Danbury.
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Rooney Mara and Martin Sheen Team Up in 'Trash'

July 09, 2013 03:33:22 GMT

Director Stephen Daldry has secured two Hollywood stars to be featured in his next project. Deadline, which broke the news first, reports that the "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" helmer has got Oscar nominee Rooney Mara and Golden Globe winner Martin Sheen attached to "Trash", from Working Title Films, PeaPie Films and 02 Filmes.
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Report: George Clooney and Stacy Keibler Break Up

July 09, 2013 03:20:53 GMT

George Clooney and Stacy Keibler, who started dating two years ago, are hit with split rumors. PEOPLE reports that the couple has called it quits, but TMZ insists they are not officially over although the publication confirms that there's indeed trouble in paradise.
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David Lambert Helps Kristen Bell Grow Up in 'The Lifeguard' First Trailer

July 09, 2013 03:02:08 GMT

Kristen Bell experiences a quarter-life crisis in the first trailer for "The Lifeguard", the upcoming indie drama from director/writer Liz W. Garcia. As a 29-year-old woman, Bell feels dissatisfied with her seemingly good life in New York and decides to regress by going back home to revert to her high school lifestyle.
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50 Cent Cancels U.K. Promo, Loses MLB Gig Over Ex-Girlfriend Assault

July 09, 2013 02:49:05 GMT

Rap star 50 Cent was supposed to appear at a branch of U.K. retail giant Argos in Birmingham, England on Monday, July 8 to promote his line of SMS Audio headphones. However, it got cancelled after the "Street King Immortal" artist was charged with assaulting his ex-girlfriend and thrashing her home in Toluca Lake, Los Angeles.
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'Big Brother' Host Julie Chen on Contestants' Racial Comments: 'It Stung'

July 09, 2013 02:45:09 GMT

"The Talk" co-presenter Julie Chen, who also hosts "Big Brother", shared her feelings about the offensive remarks made on the CBS show by the contestants. During a Monday discussion with Aisha Tyler, Sharon Osbourne, Sara Gilbert and Sheryl Underwood, Chen said she took offense at the insensitive comments, especially the ones that made fun of Asians.
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Mariah Carey Is 'Fine' After Injuring Shoulder When Filming a Music Video

July 09, 2013 02:21:58 GMT

Mariah Carey was hurried to a New York City hospital on Sunday night, July 7, after dislocating her shoulder during a music video shoot. "Mariah injured herself while filming a video with Jeezy for the remix of '#Beautiful', directed by her husband Nick Cannon," Cindi Berger, Carey's representative, said.
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Hospitalized Randy Travis Is in Critical Condition

July 09, 2013 02:14:01 GMT

Country singer Randy Travis is critically ill. Travis' spokesman Kirt Webster said in a statement on Monday, July 8, that the "Diggin Up Bones" singer was admitted to a Texas hospital on Sunday. Webster added that Travis was in critical condition.
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Lennon and Maisy Stella Become 'Nashville' Series Regulars in Season 2

July 09, 2013 01:50:48 GMT

"Nashville" promotes its three recurring cast in the first season to become full-time residents in the upcoming cycle. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Canadian singing sensations Lennon Stella and Maisy Stella will be upped as series regulars along with actor Chris Carmack.
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Stellan Skarsgard to Reteam With Kenneth Branagh in Live-Action 'Cinderella'

July 09, 2013 01:43:27 GMT

"Cinderella" could stage a reunion between director Kenneth Branagh and his "Thor" star. The Hollywood Reporter learns that Stellan Skarsgard, who starred as Erik Selvig in the Marvel film, is in negotiations to take on the role of "the grand duke, the king's adviser, who just may have ulterior motives."
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Report: Roles for Benicio Del Toro, Karen Gillan and Lee Pace in 'Guardians of Galaxy' Revealed

July 09, 2013 01:15:56 GMT

Mystery roles for Benicio Del Toro, Karen Gillan and Lee Pace in James Gunn's upcoming movie "Guardians of the Galaxy" reportedly have been found out. Den of Geek claims to be the one who knows the juicy details after "a solid source" has provided the site with the crucial information.