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August 08, 2013

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Nicki Minaj Goes Ballistic Over Ransom's Ghostwriting Insinuations

August 08, 2013 09:36:01 GMT

Hip-hop queen Nicki Minaj totally blew a fuse when a TMZ reporter asked her about rapper Ransom's insinuations that he had ghostwritten some of her hits. The rapstress unloaded a series of bleeped out invective against the "Man Alone" singer who wrote in his recently released tune that "before Nicki was wearing those crazy wigs, I was doing verses for her, just hoping she made it big."
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'Captain Kangaroo' Puppeteer Cosmo Allegretti Dies of Emphysema

August 08, 2013 09:21:33 GMT

Cosmo Allegretti, the man behind some "Captain Kangaroo" characters, has passed away. The actor and puppeteer died July 26 in Arizona. His friend and attorney John Munzel told reporters on Wednesday, August 7 that Allegretti had emphysema. He was 86 years old.
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Ashton Kutcher Steals Spotlight at 'jOBS' New York Premiere

August 08, 2013 08:58:11 GMT

"jOBS" threw its New York premiere at the Museum of Modern Art on Wednesday, August 7. Ashton Kutcher, who stars as the Apple founder, managed to be the lead at the red carpet as well. As soon as he walked down the long lane, Kutcher was immediately greeted with cries of welcome from fans and camera flash.
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Rihanna Reportedly Sued Over Unpaid Grandma Funeral Cost

August 08, 2013 08:56:25 GMT

Rihanna reportedly is facing legal issue following her grandmother's funeral in 2012. The singer is said being sued by a company which handled the funeral because she refused to fully pay the bill, which was more than $150,000.
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'Picasso Baby' Director Denies That Jemima Kirke Was Kicked Out of Jay-Z Video Shoot

August 08, 2013 08:44:36 GMT

Amid rumors that broke out on Wednesday that "Girls" star Jemima Kirke was reportedly kicked out of Jay-Z's "Picasso Baby" shooting for "acting totally nuts," the performance art film's director Mark Romanek speaks up to defend the featured artist. He called the rumors "absurd" and "utter bulls**t" in a message he posted on Twitter.
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'The Exorcist' May Be Adapted for Television

August 08, 2013 08:36:12 GMT

Forty years after it was first unleashed to the big screen, "The Exorcist" may haunt television viewers. Deadline learns that Morgan Creek, which has the rights to the property, is currently shopping a drama series based on William Peter Blatty's novel which was turned into a feature film in 1973.
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Beyonce Debuts Super Short Haircut

August 08, 2013 08:08:35 GMT

Beyonce Knowles has decided to chop off her long hair. She now sports short pixie haircut, ditching her signature long wavy hair. The "If I Were a Boy" singer shows off her new haircut in three Instagram pictures.
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'Sons of Anarchy' Debuts First Footage From Season 6

August 08, 2013 07:54:14 GMT

A month shy of its return, "Sons of Anarchy" shares the first footage from its upcoming season 6. Making its way out via Yahoo! TV, the new one-minute promo previews the internal conflict within SAMCRO family as the members are seen battling each other and Jax admits his club has been cut in half.
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Lady GaGa Goes Fully Naked in Kickstarter Video for Marina Abrahamovic Institute

August 08, 2013 07:32:15 GMT

There are ways to make a successful Kickstarter campaign, and Lady GaGa takes a bold move to achieve it. The pop icon, born Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, sparks internet frenzy as a bizarre Kickstarter video that has recently hit the web features the 27-year-old singer fully naked in the wilderness.
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Jessie J Premieres 'It's My Party' Music Video

August 08, 2013 07:14:23 GMT

Within days after dropping the first radio play of "It's My Party" on CapitalFM, British pop superstar Jessie J unveils its fun music video. Supermodel pal Jourdan Dunn makes a cameo in the Emil Nava-directed visuals for "The Voice UK" judge's Max Martin and Shellback-produced track, the second cut off her forthcoming, still untitled sophomore studio album, due later this year.
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Chaka Khan 'Applauds' Lindsay Lohan in a Supportive Message

August 08, 2013 06:59:13 GMT

Chaka Khan has sent a supportive message to Lindsay Lohan following the "Mean Girls" actress' release from Cliffside rehab center in Malibu. In a statement which was posted on her official site, the veteran singer called Lohan "commendable." She also discussed prescription drug abuse, which she called "a silent killer."
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'Two and a Half Men' Casts Amber Tamblyn as Charlie's Lesbian Daughter

August 08, 2013 06:43:48 GMT

"Two and a Half Men" has found Charlie's long-lost daughter. The show casts Amber Tamblyn, who played Martha M. Masters on "House M.D.", in the recurring role of the late Charlie Harper's illegitimate, lesbian daughter, Jenny.
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Report: Bruce Willis Leaves 'Expendables 3' Over Salary Dispute

August 08, 2013 06:34:57 GMT

It turns out that laziness is not the main reason why Sylvester Stallone has raged at his fellow actor Bruce Willis who has left "The Expendables 3". A source with knowledge of the situation tells The Hollywood Reporter that the latter exited the project upon learning that he would be paid $3 million for four days of consecutive work on location in Bulgaria for the ensemble movie.
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Katy Perry Offers 'Roar' Snippet in Latest Teaser

August 08, 2013 06:12:59 GMT

With just a few days away from the August 12 release of her "Prism" album lead single "Roar", Katy Perry is not letting up on the under-30-second teasers. The pop superstar lets a white cat hog the spotlight in the latest clip in her teaser series to demonstrate her transformation from an adorable to a fierce feline.
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Tom Hanks' 'Captain Phillips' Debuts New Intense Trailer

August 08, 2013 06:01:37 GMT

New trailer for "Captain Phillips" has been unleashed via Yahoo! Movies. The movie is a thriller based on true story of real-life Captain Richard Phillips and 2009 hijacking of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama by Somali pirates. It stars Oscar winner Tom Hanks as the titular character.
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Stephen Colbert Slams No-Show Daft Punk, Throws 'Get Lucky' Dance Party

August 08, 2013 04:57:21 GMT

It's a classic case of "making lemonade when life hands you lemons." After almost a week of hyping a performance by Daft Punk on his show Tuesday night, Stephen Colbert got word that the electronic dance music act would no longer be making an appearance on "The Colbert Report" as they chose to make their first TV appearance since the release of their "Random Access Memories" album at the MTV Video Music Awards instead.
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'Big Brother' Contestant Invesitaged by Cops After Making Child Porn Jokes

August 08, 2013 04:48:02 GMT

Another "Big Brother" contestant shocks viewers again with controversial remarks on the show. On Monday, August 5, Spencer Clawson was overheard talking about child pornography in the program's 24-hour live feeds.
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Matt Damon Turns Up the Heat at 'Elysium' World Premiere

August 08, 2013 04:45:00 GMT

"Elysium" had its world premiere on Wednesday, August 7, taking place at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood, California. Leading actors Matt Damon and Jodie Foster were on hand for the promo effort of their sci-fi movie which is directed and penned by Neil Blomkamp, and will grace big screens nationwide this Friday.
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Mariah Carey Was Spat on in Racist Attack as a Child

August 08, 2013 04:34:48 GMT

A scene of "Lee Daniels' The Butler" evokes a painful memory of a racist incident which Mariah Carey experienced when she was a child. The singer, whose parents are Irish American and African American/Venezuelan, said during the movie's press conference at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel on Monday, August 6, that she was spat on when she sat in a school bus.
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Usher's Ex-Wife Retaliates After Son Nearly Drowned

August 08, 2013 04:02:47 GMT

Tameka Foster retaliates against ex-husband Usher upon learning that their 5-year-old son, Usher Raymond V, almost lost his life after diving in to rescue a pool toy earlier this week. The former stylist has filed legal docs in Fulton County Superior Court, Georgia, asking for an emergency custody hearing on Friday, August 9.
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Lea Michele Looks Forlorn in a Picture From 'Glee' Set

August 08, 2013 04:01:34 GMT

Lea Michele is back at work on "Glee" set and she's happy to be "home." On Tuesday, August 6, the actress posted on Twitter a photo of her on the show's set, writing in a caption, "Feels so good to be home."
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'Fast and Furious 7' to Star UFC Champion Ronda Rousey

August 08, 2013 03:37:33 GMT

Another female fighter is looking for a spot in "Fast and Furious" film series. After Gina Carano landed a role in "Fast and Furious 6", UFC champion Ronda Rousey is eyeing the follow-up to the 2013 blockbuster as her potential starring vehicle. The Wrap learns that she is currently in talks to discuss the chance.
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Kim Kardashian Posts Second Video Since Giving Birth

August 08, 2013 03:24:53 GMT

Kim Kardashian is such a tease. After appearing for the first time since giving birth to baby North West in a taped video for Kris Jenner's show, the new mom now keeps the spotlight back on her again by posting a Keek video.
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Margaret Pellegrini, Munchkin in 'Wizard of Oz', Dies at 89

August 08, 2013 03:24:17 GMT

Margaret Pellegrini, who played a flower pot Muchkin in the original production of "The Wizard of Oz", passed away on Wednesday, August 7, at her home in Phoenix. She was 89.
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Robin Thicke Lands First No. 1 Album on Hot 200 With 'Blurred Lines'

August 08, 2013 02:56:12 GMT

It took him more than ten years to get it, but now Robin Thicke can finally say he has reached the top of the Billboard Hot 200 chart. After his track of the same title consistently topped the Hot 100 singles chart, it's now the R 'n' B artist's "Blurred Lines album's turn to reign the albums chart, selling 177,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
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Steven Spielberg's 'Extant' Picked Up by CBS for Summer 2014

August 08, 2013 02:48:37 GMT

CBS has picked up another show from Steven Spielberg for its summer programming. The network has ordered "Extant", which is executive produced by Spielberg, Greg Walker, Brooklyn Weaver, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank and Adam Rodin, straight to series for a 2014 summer premiere.
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First Trailer for Spike Jonze's 'Her': 'I Wish I Could Touch You'

August 08, 2013 02:42:46 GMT

First trailer for "Her", a romantic comedy from director/writer Spike Jonze, has stormed the web. As seen in the video, the movie stars "Walk the Line" actor Joaquin Phoenix as a lonely writer who has got big crush on his newly-developed operating system, "Samantha", voiced by "The Avengers" actress Scarlett Johansson.
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Drake Calls Amanda Bynes' Tweets to Him 'Weird'

August 08, 2013 02:20:07 GMT

Drake addresses Amanda Bynes' vulgar tweets to him for the first time in an interview with XXL magazine. The rapper apparently believes that the person wrote the "weird" and "disturbing" tweets repeatedly because people paid attention to the posts.
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Paula Deen Reportedly Passed On 'Dancing with the Stars' Offer

August 08, 2013 02:12:05 GMT

Paula Deen might have lost her chance to shine on "Dancing with the Stars" ballroom, not because she was dropped by the show but this time because she passed on it. According to Us Weekly and TODAY.com, ABC has extended an offer to the beleaguered chef to star on the dancing competition, but she has turned it down.
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TIFF 2013 to Screen Cory Monteith's Film and Three Daniel Radcliffe Movies

August 08, 2013 01:44:38 GMT

The 38th Toronto International Film Festival has announced new batch of movies to screen during its September 5-15 run. The annual event will hold the world premiere of one of Cory Monteith's last two films, "All the Wrong Reasons". Before his tragic death July 13 in Vancouver, the late "Glee" star had completed filming his scenes in the Gia Milani pic besides "McCanick".