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July 16, 2013

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Unpublished Negatives of Marilyn Monroe to Be Auctioned Off

July 16, 2013 09:26:01 GMT


Marilyn Monroe's black-and-white and color negatives and transparencies, which come from photographer Milton H. Greene's collection, are going to be auctioned off on July 27 in Los Angeles. The 3,700 negatives will go under the hammer along with the copyright.

The buyer later can reprint, sell the photos and license the materials. "It's a big, big deal. It's like selling the recipe for Coca-Cola," Joseph Maddalena of Profiles in History told Associated Press.
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'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' New Featurette Highlights Agent Fitz and Simmons' Dynamic

July 16, 2013 09:23:51 GMT


Meet Agent Leo Fitz and Agent Jemma Simmons in a new featurette for "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.". The latest promo video for the new ABC series introduces viewers to the two brilliant but socially awkward scientists, who are among the recruits Agent Phil Coulson gathers for his team.

"They have a brother-sister relationship," says the Simmons depicter, Elizabeth Henstridge, of the two agents. "They're just so enthusiastic about everything! They're very proud to be part of the team."
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Jay-Z Announces Dates for 'Magna Carta' European Tour

July 16, 2013 09:22:12 GMT


Jay-Z has announced the dates for his European tour in support of his new album, "Magna Carta... Holy Grail". The tour, which is set to kick off at Manchester Arena in U.K. on October 3, will include a three-night concert at London O2 Arena on October 10-12.

The rapper will also visit European countries like France, Norway and Germany before heading to Netherlands on October 29 to wrap up the tour at Amsterdam Ziggo Dome. Tickets for U.K. dates will be available on July 19.
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'McCanick' Clip: Cory Monteith Played Addict in Final Film

July 16, 2013 08:46:25 GMT


Before his tragic death on July 13, Cory Monteith apparently had wrapped up two movies. Among those is "McCanick", Bleiberg Entertainment's upcoming action drama in which the "Glee" actor channeled his personal addiction struggles with his portrayal of Simon Weeks. Yahoo! Movies provides fans with a clip of the film featuring the late heartthrob, who died at the age of 31, in action.

Director Josh C. Waller revealed to L.A. Times how the Finn Hudson depicter landed the role in the film. "In my mind, I was envisioning a teeny little drug guy [for the role], but Cory Monteith is this tall, strapping man," he recalled. "But when I met with him, he wanted to do it so badly. He was very vocal about his past, and said he wanted to tap into things from his youth that he hadn't been able to use as an actor yet."
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'Honey Boo Boo' Pitted Against 'Cake Boss' on 'Family Feud'

July 16, 2013 08:45:01 GMT


"Family Feud" will have two famous families battling it out for the money prize in an upcoming special episode. The cast members of TLC's popular reality series "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" and "Cake Boss" will compete to win money for their favorite charities.

Honey Boo Boo a.k.a. Alana Thompson, Mama Shannon, Pumpkin, Chickadee, Chubbs and Sugar Bear will represent the "Honey Boo Boo" clan, while Buddy, Maddalena, Lisa, Mary and Elisabetta will compete on behalf of "Cake Boss". They will tape the episode in Atlanta on July 22.
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Selena Gomez Wants to Keep Love Life Private

July 16, 2013 08:24:21 GMT


Selena Gomez talks about romance and growing up in entertainment industry in an interview with The Guardian. Selena, who was linked to three famous men such as Justin Bieber, Nick Jonas and Taylor Lautner, knows that fame comes with little privacy.

"Sure, I knew people would talk about it, but I can't be afraid to live my life," she said of dating the "Baby" singer under public's scrutiny. "I had my first 'boyfriend' [Nick Jonas], which wasn't really a boyfriend, at 14, 15. You're young and you don't know how to be. You don't think: 'Now I have a boyfriend - let's keep it super-private and low key,' because that's not what you're thinking about," she explains.
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Panic At the Disco Releases 'Miss Jackson' Music Video Feat. Lolo, Announces New Album

July 16, 2013 08:15:25 GMT


Panic At the Disco's new single "Miss Jackson" has arrived along with its accompanying music video. The Lolo-assisted track features dark lyrics about being obsessively in love with a woman who's hard to pin down.

In the four-minute music video for the single, frontman Brendon Urie is seen in a motel room before driving his car through Las Vegas street in search of mysterious "Miss Jackson", who is played by the former "30 Rock" star Katrina Bowden. In the end, Bowden's character has her head chopped off by Urie.
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ABC Family Cancels 'The Lying Game' After Two Seasons

July 16, 2013 08:12:20 GMT


ABC Family has ended "The Lying Game". The network decides not to renew the drama series for a third season with a representative for the basic cable confirming the news, which was broken by star Alexandra Chando.

The actress, who played twin sisters Sutton Mercer and Emma Becker, took to Instagram and Twitter to drop the news. "To our awesome #lyinggame fans, thank you for these two amazing seasons," she wrote on Monday, July 15. "Unfortunately, Abc Family has decided not to bring us back for a third season. We so wanted to do 10 more for you guys! Thanks for your support and keep up with the cast to see what's next for us! Xx"
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Kanye West's A.P.C. RTW Line Sold Out in One Day

July 16, 2013 07:49:50 GMT


Kanye West's "Yeezus" album may have dropped its sales significantly at the charts but the G.O.O.D. Music mogul quickly focuses everyone's attention to his other talent, that of being a fashion designer. West's fashion collaboration with French brand A.P.C., which has been in a two-year-long process according to designer Jean Touitou, was a rousing hit among customers right on its first day of availability.

After West's nine-piece ready-to-wear line was made available on A.P.C.'s website Sunday, it straight away became sold out, even crashing the website in the process. It was such a hit the clothing company is said to be already restocking items from the fashion line and taking pre-orders for the next shipment that arrives on Wednesday, July 17.
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Kevin Costner Might Star in Guillermo del Toro's 'Midnight Delivery'

July 16, 2013 07:41:28 GMT


Kevin Costner returns to the negotiation table for another potential starring vehicle. After closing all deals with Disney to portray a track coach in "McFarland", the 58-year-old Oscar winner enters talks with Universal to star in "Midnight Delivery", the upcoming thriller which is produced and written by "Pacific Rim" helmer Guillermo del Toro.

The "Dances With Wolves" actor is expected to take on the role of a father, who attempts to save his estranged daughter from a Colombian gang by trafficking cocaine to London on a midnight flight. del Toro pens the story with the help of Neil Cross, the creator of BBC's Idris Elba-starring "Luther".
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'The Bachelorette' Hometown Dates Recap: Shocking Elimination Makes Final Three

July 16, 2013 07:13:46 GMT


Desiree Hartsock picked the final three guys in the latest episode of "The Bachelorette" season 9. After relatively drama-free hometown dates, the bridal stylist made a shocking decision in the Rose Ceremony.

The July 15 outing first took viewers to Dallas, where Zak's family runs a sno-cone business. The couple hopped the family's sno-cone truck and headed to the local elementary school. There, Zak entertained the kids by putting on a penguin suit and dancing, making her think he'd make a great dad.
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Justin Bieber Previews Song in New Fragrance 'The Key' Ad Teaser


July 16, 2013 07:02:49 GMT


After one controversy after another, Justin Bieber makes the headlines anew but on a more positive note, that of the launch of his new fragrance, "The Key", his third and latest perfume line after "Someday" and "Girlfriend". The pop heartthrob sends Beliebers' hearts aflutter again today with a 30-second teaser of the upcoming commercial for the new perfume which he posted on his YouTube channel.

The clip features The Biebs as he checks into a fancy hotel in his retro Coupe. Then, as he gets handed the key and walks to his assigned room, a series of images leads to an aerial shot of a lady sleeping next to a bottle of the new perfume with the hash-tagged message #unlockthe dream. All this plays out to the instrumentals of Bieber's still unreleased track "Heartbreaker".
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Kris Jenner Defends Lamar Odom After Paparazzi Outburst

July 16, 2013 06:58:47 GMT


Lamar Odom's mother-in-law comes to his defense after the NBA player lost his cool and destroyed a paparazzo's equipment. Kris Jenner, who appeared on the Scott & Todd WPLJ Radio show in New York on Monday, July 15, initially feigned ignorance when she was asked about the incident by the DJs.

"It was hysterical to see your son in law Lamar Odom have that little melt down with the paparazzi," the radio hosts commented. Kris replied, "I didn't see that." When the hosts asked again if Lamar had "a temper like that," Kris defended Khloe Kardashian's husband, "Oh he's the greatest guy in the world. Lamar doesn't have a temper."
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Jennifer Lawrence Graces 'Catching Fire' New Still Before Attending Its Comic-Con Panel

July 16, 2013 06:50:33 GMT


Yahoo! Movies has provided two updates on "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire". First up, the site unveils a new still of the highly-anticipated film, and it features leads Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson doing the District 11 salute while standing next to Elizabeth Banks who wears a butterfly dress for the Effie Trinket role.

In addition to the image, the site reveals names of talent that director Francis Lawrence will bring along to San Diego for the Comic-Con panel on Saturday, July 20. Lawrence and Hutcherson are confirmed to attend the convention alongside Liam Hemsworth, Lenny Kravitz, Jena Malone, Jeffrey Wright and Willow Shields.
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Video: Lester Chambers Attacked Onstage During Trayvon Martin Tribute

July 16, 2013 06:42:40 GMT


Soul singer Lester Chambers was attacked when paying tribute to Trayvon Martin during his show at California's Hayward Russell City Blues Festival. A woman, identified as Dinalynn Andrews Potter, climbed the stage and pushed the 73-year-old singer when he was singing Curtis Mayfield's "People Get Ready".

According to wife Lola Chambers, the assault happened after her husband told the crowd if Curtis were alive today, he'd change the lyrics from "there's a train a comin' " to "there's a change a comin'." Dinalynn reportedly screamed, "It's all your fault," before intruding the show.
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LeBron James' Top Secret Wedding Details Uncovered

July 16, 2013 06:05:16 GMT


After winning his second NBA championship in a row with the Miami Heat last month, pro-basketball superstar LeBron James is set to follow it up with another joyous event, that of his wedding to longtime girlfriend Savannah Brinson, his high school sweetheart and mother of his children. James and Brinson have sent out the invitations but as it turns out, the ceremony is so top secret that even the guests won't know what time and where it will take place until they call a certain phone number by August 1.

What the guests know from the invitation is that it will be held on a Saturday, September 14 somewhere in San Diego. The couple is looking to mount an extravagant gathering, with guests asked to arrive for a 7 P.M. "welcome barbecue" on Friday, September 13 and will stay until Sunday, September 15 when the three-day weekend will close with a "farewell brunch."
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Michael Jackson's 'This Is It' Tour Would Have Earned More Than $1 Billion

July 16, 2013 05:58:03 GMT


If he had lived to perform in his "This Is It" concert tour, the late King of Pop Michael Jackson would have made at least $1.1 billion to as much as $1.5 billion in earnings. This was what Arthur Erk, an accountant familiar with the pop superstar's earning potential, told jurors on Monday, July 15 in his testimony as an expert witness for Jackson's mother Katherine and three children who are suing concert promoter AEG Live for Jackson's wrongful death.

According to Erk, Jackson would have made such a windfall if he had lived long enough to complete his 37-month worldwide tour plus a 10-year Las Vegas show based on his music without him having to perform. The conservative estimates already take into consideration the earnings from endorsements, merchandise, and royalties.
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Robert Downey Jr. May Play Both Gepetto and Pinocchio

July 16, 2013 05:55:27 GMT


Robert Downey Jr. might tackle two roles in "Pinocchio (2013)". According to a report from Bleeding Cool, the Oscar-nominated star of "Sherlock Holmes" will not only take on the role of woodcarver Gepetto, but also portray his creation Pinocchio.

Last May, Ben Stiller was reported to enter talks with Warner Bros. Pictures following Downey's statement during the "Iron Man 3" junket that he would like the "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" helmer to serve behind the lens for the project. However, no official confirmation coming from the studio has been issued ever since.
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Ariana Grande Announces New Single and First Tour

July 16, 2013 04:56:01 GMT


Ariana Grande took to Twitter on Monday morning, July 15 for two big announcements. "Morning everybody. I have two exciting announcements today. I'll be making the first one in about an hour and the second later tonight," she tweeted.

An hour later, she revealed that her next single entitled "Baby I" would be released next week. "My new single 'Baby I' from my debut album comes out in 7 days, July 22nd. #7DaysUntilBabyI," she wrote. The announcement came together with a pink-themed image that features the single's title and release date.
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Stacy Keibler Addresses George Clooney Split: It Was Not Dramatic

July 16, 2013 04:55:18 GMT


Stacy Keibler broke her silence regarding her breakup with actor boyfriend George Clooney. Contrary to the swirling rumors, the former wrestler says, "There's nothing really dramatic that happened," adding that "it's all good" between them.

"I'm someone that's always lived the present moment. I always look at the positive on everything... I'm so excited for all these projects coming up, and I'm super busy," she added.
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Cory Monteith's Autopsy Completed in Vancouver

July 16, 2013 04:55:08 GMT


Initial autopsy to determine the cause of the death of "Glee" star Cory Monteith has been carried out in Vancouver. Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter on Monday, July 15, B.C. Coroner Services' spokesperson Barb McLintock said, "It was done today, and that included taking samples for toxicology."

McLintock added that the results would be available on Tuesday. If the results are proven inconclusive, additional tests may be carried out at the provincial lab to determine the cause of death. The spokesperson also said that Monteith's family will be the first to know the results. "We don't want them reading stuff in the newspaper or on websites first," she said.
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'jOBS' Is the First Movie to Release Instagram Trailer

July 16, 2013 04:13:27 GMT


Open Road Films has taken different route for the promotional effort of "jOBS". A new trailer for the Joshua Michael Stern-directed biopic of the late Steve Jobs turns out to be the first-ever trailer uploaded on Instagram. The duration is quite short as it gives a look at leads Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad merely in 15 seconds.

Penned by Matt Whiteley, "jOBS" introduces Kutcher as the tech legend. It details the major moments and defining characters that influenced Steve Jobs on a daily basis from 1971 through 2000. The film plunges into the depths of his character, creating an intense dialogue-driven story that is as much a sweeping epic as it is an immensely personal portrait of Steve Jobs' life.
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BET Scores 'Scandal' in Early Syndication Deal

July 16, 2013 04:12:21 GMT


"Scandal" is headed for BET in a newly-signed syndication deal. Under the pact, BET has exclusive rights to air new episodes of the show's upcoming season 3 no sooner than eight days after the episodes are broadcast on ABC.

"We're thrilled to be joining forces with ABC in airing this dynamic series," says Debra Lee, chairman of BET Networks. " 'Scandal' is a cultural phenomenon that has resonated with viewers for the past two seasons and we‚��re excited to be part of its continued journey."
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Lil Wayne Premieres 'God Bless Amerika' Music Video

July 16, 2013 04:11:13 GMT


A month after his "God Bless Amerika" music video became much talked-about because of the notorious flag trampling footage that was filmed during the video shoot, Cash Money Records artist Lil Wayne finally premieres the finished product. He early on denied intentionally stepping on the American flag, and it can be said that the controversial scene will never see the light of day in the final edit.

That's exactly what happened on the official version, or as Weezy put it at the time he was clarifying the issue, "In the final edit of the video you will see the flag fall to reveal what's behind it but will never see it on the ground." Indeed, what viewers of the clip will see is a crowd of New Orleans locals that are exposed instantly as the flag goes down.
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Kirstie Alley Reacts to Rumor That She's 'Livid' at Leah Remini After Scientology Exit

July 16, 2013 03:47:47 GMT


Kirstie Alley responded to rumor suggesting that she's furious at fellow celebrity Leah Remini for leaving Scientology. "Not a word of it," so she replied when a fan asked her, "What's up with t headlines that claim you're furious w @LeahRemini ? Any truth??"

Alley, a Scientologist, sparked such rumor after she posted cryptic messages that seemed to address her row with an unnamed friend. "When faced w malicious gossip I take a moment to experience the loss of the person I thought was my friend... Then I say f**k em..:)" she wrote.
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Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich Remove Songs From Spotify

July 16, 2013 03:44:34 GMT


Atoms for Peace's Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich have announced the removal of their songs from Spotify. In a series of Twitter posts, Yorke and Godrich criticized Spotify for the amount of money paid to artists who allow their music on the popular music streaming service.

"We're off of spotify.. Can't do that no more man.. Small meaningless rebellion," Godrich tweeted on Sunday, July 14. "The reason is that new artists get paid f**k all with this model. It's an equation that just doesn't work. Meanwhile, small labels and new artists can't even keep their lights on. It's just not right."
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Marvel Wants Joseph Gordon-Levitt to Be 'Doctor Strange'

July 16, 2013 03:38:36 GMT


Latino Review has a major scoop on the likely Marvel Phase Three movie, "Dr. Strange". According to the site, "Premium Rush" and "Looper" star Joseph Gordon-Levitt turns out to be the most perfect actor to portray the Sorcerer Supreme, who can use magic to achieve any effect he desires as depicted in the comic books. The juicy casting news is reportedly obtained from internal talks between Marvel execs.

The site then provides further details as followed: "In the current draft of the script by Oppenheimer and Donnelly, the Sorcerer Supreme is written for someone in their early 30s. Levitt has both the charm and also the swagger the script currently demands. That and the fact that Levitt is one of the more likeable actors in town." Even so, both the actor and Marvel have not taken it to the negotiation table yet.
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Claire Danes 'Struggling' Before Securing 'Homeland' Role

July 16, 2013 03:33:51 GMT


Claire Danes talks about depressing moments before securing a role on "Homeland" in an August issue of Vogue. The actress, who graces the fashion magazine alongside Damian Lewis, says that she had a hard time after appearing in "Temple Grandin".

"I was stuck. It was confusing. I got a lot of plaudits, and it didn't translate into more work. I was really, really struggling during that time. It was grim. I was very hurt. Two years of not working was brutal. And a point came where I thought, I really like interior design. Someone suggested, 'Maybe your real success is in your personal life,' " the mother of one says.
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Asiana Airlines Decides to Sue KTVU-TV for Fake Pilot Names

July 16, 2013 03:19:28 GMT


A day after it was reported that Asiana Airlines was mulling over taking a legal action against KTVU-TV, the South Korean company has now decided to sue the TV station. "This legal action is being taken because of the KTVU report that not only disparaged Asians in general through the use of racially charged epithets, but also severely damaged the reputation of Asiana Airlines," Asiana Airlines said in a statement released on Monday, July 15.

Airline spokesperson Lee Hyomin said the company decided to sue KTVU-TV to "strongly respond to its racially discriminatory report." She added that the airline had selected a U.S. law firm and would likely file suit in U.S. courts.
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Tom Cruise's 'All You Need Is Kill' Officially Retitled 'Edge of Tomorrow' in Comic-Con Poster

July 16, 2013 02:54:06 GMT


"All You Need Is Kill" now officially goes by the name of "Edge of Tomorrow", and the new title is introduced through its special Comic-Con poster. Warner Bros. announces on Twitter that first footage from the movie, a starring vehicle for Tom Cruise, will be debuted during its Saturday, July 20 presentation, starting at 10:00 A.M., at the San Diego convention.

Prior to the Comic-Con announcement, the sci-fi flick based on Hiroshi Sakurazaka's novel unveiled a new image which featured Cruise and co-star Emily Blunt in full-robotic attire from head to toe. Besides them, the Doug Liman-directed film is supported by Charlotte Riley, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Bill Paxton and Tony Way.
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Jake Gyllenhaal Holding Hands With New Girlfriend Alyssa Miller

July 16, 2013 02:51:15 GMT


Jake Gyllenhaal and Alyssa Miller stepped out as a couple. The actor and the Sport Illustrated babe were spotted holding hands as they went out for a brunch in Tribeca neighborhood of New York City with his mother Naomi Foner.

The couple took Miller's Boston terrier, Charlie, with them during the outing. She wore a white top and a polka dot short skirt, while he dressed in an all-black ensemble. "Brunch time," she tweeted without mentioning her new boyfriend.
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Jay-Z Reveals Kanye West Wanted 'Magna Carta' Tracks for 'Throne'

July 16, 2013 02:39:38 GMT


In a new four-part interview with BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe that will air this week, Roc Nation mogul Jay-Z reveals that while he was working with good pal Kanye West on their "Watch the Throne", West wanted two of his tracks for their collaboration album. The two new songs "Holy Grail" and "Oceans" eventually ended up on Hov's new album "Magna Carta... Holy Grail".

"Soon as I thought we had wrapped up Watch The Throne, I made two records," Jay-Z recounts, saying he and West had already planned on doing solo albums after completing their Grammy Award-winning project. After being offered a first listen of the tracks, the "Yeezus" artist apparently became interested in Hov's songs and insisted that these be included in "Watch the Throne" as well.
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'True Blood' Renewed for Seventh Season

July 16, 2013 02:34:22 GMT


"True Blood" vampires will return to HBO next summer. The premium cable channel officially announces that it has ordered a seventh season of the supernatural drama series halfway through the sixth season.

" 'True Blood' remains a signature show for HBO, and a true phenomenon with our viewers," says HBO programming prez Michael Lombardo. "Thanks to Brian Buckner and his talented team, the show continues to be a thrill ride like nothing else on TV."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Dania Ramirez Expecting Twins, Posting Picture of Her Sonogram

July 16, 2013 02:25:43 GMT


Dania Ramirez, 33, is having new additions to her family. The "Devious Maids" actress reveals that she is expecting not just one but two babies with husband Bev Land. She follows the announcement by posting an Instagram picture of her sonogram.

"I am proud 2 Announce our 2 NEW BUNDLES OF JOY! Yes, I'm having TWINS!" she wrote, before jokingly adding, "And No They Do not Belong 2 Mr. Spence. Lol! 13-5-22," referring to the fictional character whom her "Devious Maids" alter ego Rosie Falta works for on the show.
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Randy Travis Is Awake After Stroke

July 16, 2013 02:18:22 GMT


Randy Travis' condition has improved after he underwent a surgery to relieve pressure on his brain following a stroke. His doctors shared information on the singer's condition in a taped interview which was posted on Monday, July 15.

According to his doctors, Travis' condition "has stabilized." Dr. Gary Erwin said that the "Forever and Ever, Amen" singer "is awake and alert, interacting with his family and friends and beginning to start doing some early physical therapy."
News > Movie News

Lucas Till Back for 'X-Men: Days of Future Past', Secret Characters Allegedly Revealed

July 16, 2013 02:15:43 GMT


Some surprising news related to "X-Men: Days of Future Past" has hit the web. First up, director Bryan Singer reveals to his Twitter followers that Lucas Till will make an appearance in the hotly-anticipated movie as none-other-than Havok, the role he already played in Matthew Vaughn's "X-Men: First Class". A pic of the 22-year-old actor wearing a military uniform is attached to the post.

In another news, roles for Peter Dinklage and Josh Helman are allegedly no longer mysteries. Vulture provides the juicy details, claiming that Dinklage is indeed tapped to play Bolivar Trask, creator of the sentinels, giant robots programmed to hunt down and exterminate mutants. As for Helman, he is said to be young supervillain William "Bill" Stryker, played by Brian Cox in "X2" and Danny Huston in "X-Men Origins: Wolverine".
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Video: Beyonce Tells a Fan at Atlanta Concert to 'Put That Damn Camera Down'

July 16, 2013 01:56:32 GMT


Beyonce Knowles visited Atlanta over the weekend for her "Mrs. Carter Show World Tour". During the concert, the 31-year-old singer approached fans near the stage and asked them to help her singing "Irreplaceable".

She then noticed a male fan was too busy filming the concert with his phone to join the fun sing-along. Beyonce jokingly scolded the fan, saying, "See, you can't even sing because you're too busy taping. I'm right in your face baby, you gotta seize this moment baby!"
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Carly Rae Jepsen Laughs Off Her Awful First Pitch at Baseball Game

July 16, 2013 01:51:27 GMT


Carly Rae Jepsen's video became talk of the town for the wrong reason. After scoring summer hit "Call Me Maybe" last year, the Canadian singer has recently gone viral when her attempt to throw out the first pitch at the Sunday, July 14 baseball game went hilariously wrong.

Wearing a No. 8 Rays jersey, Jepsen pounded the ball into the ground before a showdown between the Houston Astros and Tampa Bay Rays. She giggled and covered her face with her hands before throwing her hands up in surrender as the ball traveled away from the pitcher's mound.
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Jenny McCarthy's 'The View' Hiring Draws Snarky Comments on Twitter

July 16, 2013 01:45:03 GMT


"The View" has tapped Jenny McCarthy to take a vacant seat on the panel. The 40-year-old actress and author would join the show at the start of the new season on September 9 as a permanent co-host, Barbara Walters announced it on Monday, July 15.

"We are delighted that Jenny will be joining us as a permanent cohost on 'The View' starting in September," Walters said in a statement. "Jenny brings us intelligence as well as warmth and humor. She can be serious and outrageous. She has connected with our audience and offers a fresh point of view. Jenny will be a great addition to the show as we usher in an exciting new chapter for 'The View'."
News > Movie News

First '12 Years a Slave' Trailer: Michael Fassbender Is Unbearably Cruel

July 16, 2013 01:36:41 GMT


First trailer for historical drama "12 Years a Slave" has made its way out online. Featuring such famous Hollywood faces as Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Benedict Cumberbatch and Paul Giamatti, the movie from director Steve McQueen is easily predicted to be a potential Oscar contender, especially judging from how the promo video looks like.

Chiwetel Ejiofor is introduced as Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York whose life suddenly changes as two men who approach him about a job offer kidnap and sell him into slavery. Fassbender turns out to be the owner of plantation where the poor guy is forced to work. As previewed in it, Northup often faces hard times working under supervision of the cruel owner.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Dave Matthews Hitches Ride With Fan to His Own Concert After Flat Bike Tire

July 16, 2013 01:04:58 GMT


Dave Matthews Band's concert at Hershey, Pennsylvania on Saturday afternoon, July 13 went ahead as scheduled, thanks to DMB fan Emily Kraus and her boyfriend Joe. The couple was en route to the gig when they spotted a stranded cyclist with a flat tire on the side of the road. They decided to offer him a ride and realized it was the Dave Matthews himself.

"So, we saw him on the other side of the road and we pulled my car in here," she tells local news station CBS 21. "And he picks up his bike and throws it up [on the bike rack]. He says I've never seen a bike rack like this before, so [my boyfriend, Joe] walks over and he's helping him put it on and I'm standing here and I'm holding his helmet."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Chris Brown's Probation Revoked Following Hit-and-Run Case


July 16, 2013 00:17:35 GMT


A Los Angeles judge has revoked Chris Brown's probation stemming from his infamous altercation with then-girlfriend Rihanna. The decision was made Monday afternoon, July 15 after L.A. Country District Attorney filed a motion to remove the singer's probation following his involvement in a recent hit-and-run case.

Breezy, who was charged with misdemeanor counts of hit-and-run and driving without a valid license, was not taken into custody. He was released on his own recognizance, and the case will return to court in mid-August for a probation violation hearing. If he is convicted of violating his court terms, he could face up to four years in jail.
News > Music News

Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus and Justin Timberlake Lined Up for iHeartRadio Fest

July 15, 2013 22:48:55 GMT


The lineup for this year's iHeartRadio Music Festival has officially been announced. To take place at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Arena on September 20 - 21, the gig will house performances by the likes of Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus and Justin Timberlake.

Fans are expected to hear some new music from those three musicians as they are prepping a new album each. Katy is working on her "Teenage Dream" follow-up, Miley is finishing her next installment after "Can't Be Tamed", and JT is putting together his "The 20/20 Experience" sequel.
 
 
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