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August 24, 2013

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Marvin Gaye's Family Rejects Six-Figure Sum From Robin Thicke

August 24, 2013 06:35:03 GMT

Following Robin Thicke's filing of a pre-emptive lawsuit last week to protect "Blurred Lines" from potential copyright infringement claims, Marvin Gaye's family has come out to reveal that they had turned down a six-figure payout that the artist's team made to prevent them from making such claims. The payout was offered after Gaye's children Frankie Christian, Marvin III and Nona Marvisa accused Thicke and his co-writers Pharrell Williams and Clifford Harris Jr. of plagiarizing their late father's song "Got to Give It Up".
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Ed Sheeran Sells Out Madison Square Garden Show in Minutes, Announces New Date

August 24, 2013 06:20:51 GMT

Ed Sheeran has sold out the tickets for his headlining show on November 1 at New York's Madison Square Garden gig. Impressively, the tickets, which went on sale on Friday, August 23, were all gone in only three minutes.
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'Fast and Furious 7' Set to Feature Thai Action Star Tony Jaa

August 24, 2013 05:57:19 GMT

"Fast and Furious 7" just gets new addition to its cast ensemble. Director James Wan, the man behind the box-office shocker "The Conjuring", has cast Asian action star Tony Jaa in a role that remains unknown as of this writing. The movie marks Jaa's first English-language project as well as his debut in Hollywood.
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Tori Spelling's Comedy Gets Pilot Order From ABC Family

August 24, 2013 05:55:47 GMT

Tori Spelling is back with a new scripted TV show. Her comedy "Mystery Girls" has got pilot order from ABC Family along with two other half-hour comedies, "Work Mom" and "Young & Hungry".
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Robin Thicke Drops 'Give It 2 U' Music Video Ft. Kendrick Lamar and 2 Chainz

August 24, 2013 05:54:16 GMT

Robin Thicke hits a football field with Kendrick Lamar and 2 Chainz in a music video for "Give It 2 U". The new video was shot in Los Angeles earlier this month and directed by Diane Martel, the same person behind the controversial music video for Thicke's mega hit single "Blurred Lines".
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'Star Wars' Cinematographer Gilbert Taylor Dies at 99

August 24, 2013 05:52:32 GMT

British cinematographer Gilbert Taylor, who is mostly remembered for his work with George Lucas in "Star Wars", has passed away. He was 99. Taylor died at his home on the Isle of Wight on Friday, August 23.
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Lee Thompson Young's Co-Stars Get Emotional at Memorial Service

August 24, 2013 05:50:19 GMT

Following his untimely death at only 29 years old earlier this week from a tragic suicide, Disney star Lee Thompson Young was honored in a memorial service on Friday, August 23, held at the Paramount Pictures lot in Hollywood, where his drama series "Rizzoli & Isles" is filmed. Among those who gave emotional eulogies were his co-stars from the TNT television series, Angie Harmon, who plays one of the lead characters, Jane Rizzoli, and Jordan Bridges, who plays her brother Frankie.
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Ben Affleck Chills With Justin Timberlake in 'Runner, Runner' First Clip

August 24, 2013 05:06:36 GMT

With Ben Affleck's new status as Batman, many fans doubt that he can pull the coveted role off just like Christian Bale. Perhaps, the newly-released first clip of Affleck's upcoming movie "Runner, Runner" can help the actor at the very least prove that his acting is not that bad like they all have feared.
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Nicole Kidman on Life After Tom Cruise Divorce: 'I Smile Now'

August 24, 2013 04:58:36 GMT

Nicole Kidman is happy with her life after she split from Tom Cruise in 2001. In a sit-down with Australian media The Border Mail, Nicole reveals a bit of her life with her husband Keith Urban and their children, Sunday and Faith.
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'Law and Order: SVU' Season 15 Promo: Det. Benson Begs for Her Life

August 24, 2013 04:56:02 GMT

When "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" returns with its 15th season, Mariska Hargitay's character is pushed to the point where she has never been seen before. Picking things up right where the last season left off, a promo for the upcoming installment of the police procedural series sees Detective Olivia Benson's life at stake.
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Paula Deen Discrimination Lawsuit Dropped

August 24, 2013 04:46:06 GMT

After practically losing the business empire that she had built over the years following her much-criticized use of the N-word, celebrity chef Paula Deen welcomed on Friday, August 23 a resolution in the discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuit brought against her by her ex-employee Lisa Jackson. In documents filed in the U.S. District Court in Savannah, both sides agreed to drop the lawsuit "without any award of costs or fees to any party," with the final dismissal order yet to be signed by the judge.
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Lady GaGa Writes 'Love Letter' to Donatella Versace in New 'ARTPOP' Track

August 24, 2013 04:35:41 GMT

Lady GaGa's upcoming "ARTPOP" album will feature a song called "Donatella". In an interview with JustJared.com, the Mother Monster said that the song was a "love letter" she wrote to the 58-year-old Italian fashion designer, Donatella Versace.
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Khloe Kardashian Steps Out Without Wedding Ring, Lamar Odom Moves Out

August 24, 2013 04:02:00 GMT

Rumors that Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom's marriage is on the rock grow louder despite repeated denials. The "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star was recently pictured stepping out without her wedding or engagement band on her ring finger.
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Ariana Grande Reportedly Dating Nathan Sykes

August 24, 2013 03:58:38 GMT

After making collaboration with Nathan Sykes for "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" soundtrack "Almost Is Never Enough", Ariana Grande and the member of The Wanted apparently have developed feelings for each other. Us Weekly reports that the pair are dating.
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'True Blood' Bosses Begin Talk About Show's End Date

August 24, 2013 03:53:50 GMT

After revealing the future of star Alexander Skarsgard on the show, "True Blood" has its own fate to be decided in the coming weeks. Showrunner Brian Buckner has revealed that talk about the show's end date has been taking place, though no decision has been made yet.
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First Look: Michael Rooker Is Blue All Over as Yondu in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

August 24, 2013 03:51:52 GMT

Michael Rooker goes blue and mohawk for his role in "Guardians of the Galaxy". From a batch of photos from the filming set in the countryside of Surrey, England, fans can get to see Rooker's Yondu, a hunter of the primitive Zatoan tribe in the comic books, looking a little gloomy while stepping onto the field where a spaceship crash has been set by the production team.
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Swizz Beatz Debuts 'Hands Up' Ft. Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj

August 24, 2013 03:40:28 GMT

New York rap producer Swizz Beatz got some help from Hot 97's Funkmaster Flex in premiering his new song "Hands Up", and it was just fitting for the record producer to team up with hip-hop radio pioneer on the debut since his new track turned out to be a massive collaboration. It features four of hip-hop's A-listers, Nicki MInaj, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz, dropping verses while Swizz Beatz handles the hook.
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Eminem Joins Instagram, Flips the Bird on First Picture

August 24, 2013 03:25:24 GMT

Eminem has opened an account on Instagram. The top-notch rapper greeted his online devotees in his typical Shady way. He posted a picture of his open MacBook which displays a dark snapshot of him holding up both of his middle fingers to the camera.
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One Direction's Zayn Malik Messes Up 'Kiss You' Lyrics During Performance on 'Today'

August 24, 2013 03:17:10 GMT

One Direction turned New York City's Rockefeller Plaza into their own concert venue on Friday morning, August 23. Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan visited "Today" show and performed to more than 18,000 excited fans, the biggest crowd in "Today" history.
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Oscar-Nominated 'Amelie' to Get Broadway Treatment

August 24, 2013 03:10:19 GMT

Jean-Pierre Jeunet's "Amelie", which starred Audrey Tautou in her winning performance as a shy waitress, is coming to Broadway. Dan Messe, the pianist and composer of Brooklyn neo-folk indie band Hem, confirms on the group's Facebook page that he is set to work on the adaptation of the 2001 film.
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Taylor Armstrong of 'Real Housewives' Engaged to John Bluher

August 24, 2013 02:59:51 GMT

Taylor Armstrong takes her relationship with boyfriend John Bluher to the next level. "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star got proposed by her beau August 23 at the Hotel St. Regis in Mexico. He popped the question in a romantic setting inside an ivory tent on the beach.
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Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards Thank Fans After Engagement

August 24, 2013 02:58:37 GMT

Zayn Malik and his fiancee Perrie Edwards speak out after their engagement was confirmed. Both of the singers wrote on Twitter to express their happiness and thank fans for their support.
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Zendaya Coleman 'Zapped' in New Disney Channel Movie

August 24, 2013 02:41:42 GMT

Zendaya Coleman has landed a new gig at Disney Channel. After the children-targeted network canceled her show "Shake It Up", it picks up a new movie starring the 16-year-old actress/singer/dancer. She is set to star in a comedy adventure movie titled "Zapped".
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'Transformers 4' First Official Photo Teases Mystery Pyramid

August 24, 2013 02:22:41 GMT

After many pictures of cool vehicles that some "Transformers 4" robots will transform themselves into, director Michael Bay finally posts the film's first official image. The shot features him in his Superman pose, members of the crew, stars Mark Wahlberg and Jack Reynor and a mystery pyramid that Bay leaves fans to guess.
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NSYNC to Reunite and Perform at 2013 MTV Video Music Awards

August 24, 2013 02:15:31 GMT

It's happening...after 10 years since they last performed together onstage during a tribute to the legendary Bee Gees at the 2003 Grammy Awards, NSYNC will be reuniting at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards on August 25 to be held at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. Justin Timberlake, Joey Fatone, JC Chasez, Lance Bass and Chris Kirkpatrick will perform a medley of their greatest hits before Timberlake receives his Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award from presenter Jimmy Fallon.
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Alec Baldwin Welcomes Daughter No. 2, Ireland Pens Letter to Baby Sister

August 24, 2013 02:10:13 GMT

Alec Baldwin is now proud father of two daughters. His wife, yoga instructor Hilaria Thomas, has just given birth to a healthy baby girl. "We are overjoyed to announce the birth of our daughter Carmen Gabriela. She is absolutely perfect," the first-time mom tweeted Friday, August 23.
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Linda Ronstadt Loses Singing Voice Because of Parkinson's Disease

August 24, 2013 01:55:17 GMT

Veteran singer Linda Ronstadt no longer can sing because of Parkinson's disease. The 11-time Grammy winner told the AARP that she was diagnosed with the degenerative disorder, which prevents her from singing, eight months ago.
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Fans Rage Over Ben Affleck's Casting as Batman, Launch Petition to Drop Him

August 24, 2013 01:47:07 GMT

Fans apparently are not that pleased with the new Bruce Wayne depicter. Not long after Warner Bros. announced Ben Affleck as Christian Bale's replacement in the "Man of Steel follow-up, many took to Twitter to voice their disapproval. According to social media analytics firm Fizziology, 71 percent of the talk was negative.
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First Look at Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Baby North West

August 24, 2013 01:38:31 GMT

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's daughter North West was finally introduced to the world. A picture of the 2-month-old baby was revealed on social media and later on the season finale of Kris Jenner's talk show. Wearing a black outfit, the tot looks adorable with her chubby cheeks as she's reaching toward the camera.
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Stephen Moyer to Star in NBC's 'The Sound of Music'

August 24, 2013 01:33:45 GMT

Stephen Moyer will sink his teeth into a live TV while taking a break from filming "True Blood". The English actor is cast in NBC's live holiday production of "The Sound of Music", which is based on the original 1959 Broadway production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.