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2013 Fall TV Guide - Part 2/2: New Series

September 05, 2013 09:24:50 GMT


Those who are disappointed that some of their favorite shows were canceled can now see the bright side of the bad news since the cancellations give room to freshmen. From a highly-anticipated adaptation of Marvel comics to spin-offs to the already popular series, some of them are promising to be new TV hits this fall season. Thus, continuing its annual Fall TV Guide, AceShowbiz highlights some of these rookies that should be on your must-watch list in this second and final part.

"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.", from "The Avengers" director Joss Whedon, ends superhero fans' yearning for a new comic book adaptation, while J.J. Abrams' "Almost Human" is surely a treat for sci-fi geeks. The unique pairing of Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar as a father-daughter duo on "The Crazy Ones" and a mysterious collaboration of a criminal and a rookie FBI agent on "The Blacklist" - just to mention a few - offer more selections of TV programming this fall.
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2013 Fall TV Guide - Part 1/2: Returning Series

September 05, 2013 09:20:49 GMT


Summer is over, but fall is welcome with excitement, especially by most TV geeks who can't wait for the return of their favorite shows. To refresh your memories of why and what those shows offer that get you hooked on, AceShowbiz presents a guide to 2013 TV series, which in this first part provides a short flashback to where these shows left off in the season finale and what's in store for the coming season. The second part, meanwhile, will highlight selected new series.

The farewell season of "How I Met Your Mother", the more suspenseful "The Walking Dead" and "Revolution", as well as the scandalous "Scandal" and "Revenge" are just some of those returning shows that you don't want to miss. Their intriguing plots, silly jokes, and the answers to the cliffhangers, all of them are going to keep you glued to your couches when the coming chilling weather is not friendly enough for some night outings.
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Alex Gaudino and Nicole Scherzinger Release 'Missing You' Music Video

September 05, 2013 08:53:07 GMT


Alex Gaudino and Nicole Scherzinger have dropped the official visuals for their new collaboration, "Missing You". The video opens with a street dancer trying to draw a nearby woman's attention.

They then get close to each other and begin spending time together. The video gives glimpses at the lovey-dovey pair visiting various places before the man admits that he has to go home to his hometown of New York on the next day.
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Miguel Charged With Two Counts of Drunk Driving

September 05, 2013 08:52:30 GMT


Following his arrest on August 15 in Los Angeles for driving while intoxicated, R'n'B crooner Miguel has now been charged with two counts of DUI. After being subjected to the breathalyzer and other field sobriety tests, the 27-year-old singer found his blood alcohol level back beyond the legal limit in California which led to him being taken into custody by the authorities.

Asked for comment prior to the charges, the "How Many Drinks" singer said, "I'm a human being just like the next person. There's no real word that I'm guilty of that, and that's all I have to say about it. The rest will be handled legally." To his credit, the cops did report that the artist was fully cooperative throughout the whole ordeal.
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'Foxcatcher' First Look: Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo as Olympic Wrestlers

September 05, 2013 08:38:37 GMT


After the release of a Steve Carell picture, "Foxcatcher" unveils another image which now gives fans a first look at Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo. In the Sony Pictures Classics flick, the "21 Jump Street" hunk and the "Now You See Me" star are introduced as real-life Olympic freestyle wrestlers Mark and Dave Schultz.

The image sees the two brothers seemingly giving support to one another. It is not clear why they share the tender moment, but something tragic will happen to one of them. Based on true story, the movie will tell how Dave got murdered by his paranoid schizophrenic friend, John duPont, who will be played by Steve Carell.
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Naomi Watts Walks Out of Radio Interview After 'Diana' Questions

September 05, 2013 08:36:29 GMT


"Diana" actress Naomi Watts reportedly has walked out of an interview about the biopic. British radio host Simon Mayo wrote on Twitter that Watts apparently was "uncomfortable" and left during the interview for his program "Kermode & Mayo" on BBC Radio 5.

"A first for me and @wittertainment as Naomi Watts walked out of an interview! She seemed a tad uncomfortable with the questions. Shame," Mayo wrote on September 3. In a conversation with a fellow host, he admitted that he had no idea as to why she left. "The honest answer is I have no idea.You know my hectoring style is always a problem," he answered.
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Justin Bieber's N-Word Song Called 'What She Wants' Is Fake

September 05, 2013 08:26:48 GMT


Justin Bieber has been accused of using N-word in a song, which recently hit the web. However, Bieber's team has confirmed that the song is fake as it is not sung by the 19-year-old Canadian hearttrob.

In the song called "What She Wants", someone whose voice does sound like Bieber can be heard singing about a girl he's in love with. "I know how to treat her/ She want me to be her ni**a," he sings the hook.
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Jodie Foster to Direct an Episode of 'House of Cards' Season 2

September 05, 2013 08:19:16 GMT


Jodie Foster may take a behind-the-scenes role for Netflix's original series "House of Cards". The Academy Award-winning actress is said to have signed up to direct one episode of the political drama's season 2.

No other details, including which episode she's directing, are available as of press time. Netflix declines to comment on the report, but Vulture which broke the news has learned that the Clarice Starling of "The Silence of the Lambs" is already in Baltimore where production on the second season is taking place.
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Holly Madison to Get Married in Disneyland Next Week

September 05, 2013 08:15:08 GMT


"Holly's World" star Holly Madison is going to be Mrs. Rotella in a week's time after a wedding ceremony that will take place in, of all places, Disneyland. The 33-year-old reality series star will soon exchange "I do's" with her Prince Charming, event planner fiance Pasquale after getting engaged back in June, following the birth of their baby girl Rainbow Aurora, named after the "Sleeping Beauty" princess.

Happening on September 10 in the world-famous amusement park, the ceremony, which Madison has captioned "Rapunzel Wedding" on her blog along with a photo of her potential wedding gown, is expected to follow the Disney theme where ladies dress up in princess costumes or perhaps with guests coming as Disney characters.
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Adam Sandler, Jennifer Garner and Rosemarie DeWitt Courted for 'Men, Women and Children'

September 05, 2013 08:04:37 GMT


The Hollywood Reporter learns that helmer Jason Reitman has a list of actors he wants to work with in his next movie. Reitman, whose directing credits include "Thank You for Smoking" and "Up in the Air", is reportedly eyeing Adam Sandler, Jennifer Garner and Rosemarie DeWitt for "Men, Women and Children".

Deadline adds that in addition to the three aforementioned names, Cameron Diaz might be in line for a role in the adaptation of the Chad Kultgen novel. Reitman is said to have worked on the screenplay with "Chloe" scribe Erin Cressida Wilson. The plan is to kick off the production in November.
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Benedict Cumberbatch Might Head to 'Lost City of Z'

September 05, 2013 07:29:50 GMT


Hot on the heels of his rumored involvement in "Star Wars Episode 7", Benedict Cumberbatch is looking forward to teaming up with Brad Pitt in a movie the "World War Z" actor is set to produce. Deadline reports that the "Star Trek Into Darkness" villain enters talks to star in "The Lost City of Z".

The British star, who emerges as a most-in-demand actor, is expected to play Percy Fawcett, who in 1925 headed into the depths of the Amazon jungles in Brazil only to discover a mythical city he called The Lost City of Z. Scorned by peers, he headed back into the jungle to reinforce his discover but was never ever seen again.
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'Salinger' Director Shane Salerno Addresses 'Terrifying' Telluride Plane Crash

September 05, 2013 07:26:23 GMT


"Salinger" director Shane Salerno was not among the documentary crew members who boarded a plane which crash-landed at the Telluride Regional Airport last week, but he received many text messages and e-mails because his name was mistakenly mentioned. Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter at "Salinger" premiere on Monday night, September 2, he said the experience was "terrifying."

"I was actually reported as being on the plane, so I got all of these e-mails and texts asking if I was OK. It was very terrifying," he said. According to the director, the plane crashed after a propeller blew off the plane.
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Lady GaGa Wants Fans to Choose an 'ARTPOP' Song to Be Her Single

September 05, 2013 07:24:45 GMT


After debuting new songs at iTunes Festival last weekend, Lady GaGa has asked her fans to vote on Twitter and Facebook for her next "ARTPOP" single. "OK MONSTERS! Now that you've seen some of ARTPOP Live, what would be YOUR pick for 2nd Single?" the Mother Monster tweeted on September 3.

"Sex Dreams", "MANiCURE", "Aura" and "Swine" are four song that all Little Monsters can choose by retweeting or favorite-ing it. "Sex Dreams" is currently in the lead with more than 32,000 votes on Twitter. On Facebook, GaGa's post about the songs has received more than 44,000 comments.
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Pics: Jane Lynch Gets Her Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

September 05, 2013 07:24:44 GMT


Emmy Award-winning actress Jane Lynch finally got her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday, September 4, twenty years after she first visited the world-famous Hollywood landmark. The 53-year-old comedian has thus made her dream come true of having her own Walk of Fame star primarily for her outstanding work in television, most notable of which is her portrayal of cheerleading squad coach Sue Sylvester on FOX's musical comedy-drama series "Glee".

Presenting her with the 2,505th star was "Glee" creator Ryan Murphy who planted a sweet kiss on her cheek along with it. Filmmaker Christopher Guest, who directed Lynch in the movies "Best in Show", "A Mighty Wind" and "For Your Consideration", was also on hand to help award the star to the multi-awarded film and TV actress.
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'The Biggest Loser' Reveals Contestants and New Twist for Season 15

September 05, 2013 07:21:54 GMT


"Dancing with the Stars" isn't the only competition series that had big news to announce on Wednesday, September 4. "The Biggest Loser" has also revealed the full cast line-up of its upcoming 15 cycle subtitled "Second Chances".

"American Idol" season 2 winner Ruben Studdard, whose participation has been reported a few months ago, is joined by 14 other contestants in a cast photo. Olympic weight lifter Holley Mangold is another public figure joining the competition. It marks the first time for the show to have celebrity contestant.
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James Cameron Praises 'Gravity' as It Launches First Full Trailer

September 05, 2013 06:56:26 GMT


James Cameron turns out to be one of many people who sing praises for "Gravity", one of the 2013 movies that get early Oscar buzz. During a chat with Variety, the "Avatar" helmer admits he "was stunned, absolutely floored" when his fellow filmmaker, Alfonso Cuaron, screened his latest flick, which stars Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, for him four weeks ago.

"I think it's the best space photography ever done, I think it's the best space film ever done, and it's the movie I've been hungry to see for an awful long time," Cameron says. Of what is interesting in the film, he says it's "the human dimension," explaining, "Alfonso and Sandra working together to create an absolutely seamless portrayal of a woman fighting for her life in zero gravity."
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Madonna Releases Third 'Secret Project' Trailer

September 05, 2013 06:35:11 GMT


Following the release of the first two trailers last June and July, respectively, pop music superstar Madonna unveils the third official trailer of her hash-tagged collaboration with famed New York-based photographer Steven Klein. And like the first two trailers, the almost one-minute visuals features black-and-white footage that reveal just as few information about the project as the first two clips did in the past.

The 55-year-old entertainer considerably has more screen time in this latest trailer as compared to the previous ones. She is shown in a black trench coat, sporting golden blonde locks, clasping the bars she was put behind of as a reportedly new song plays in the background.
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Miley Cyrus Brags on Twitter About Calling Paparazzi C-Word

September 05, 2013 06:12:06 GMT


Miley Cyrus makes headlines again with her antics. The "We Can't Stop" singer recently announced that she had called paparazzi "c**t." The former Disney star opted to reveal it herself on the social media because it eventually would become "news."

She wrote on September 4, "Just called this paparazzi a C**T. So before he makes breaking 'news' out if it. I'll just say it. Ha-Ha #C**T." Prior to the announcement, she shared a cover art and a photo of Mike Will Made It's single, in which she is featured alongside Wiz Khalifa and Juicy J.
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Human Rights Foundation Blasts Kanye West' Kazakhstan Performance

September 05, 2013 06:07:37 GMT


The Human Rights Foundation has criticized Kanye West's recent performance in Kazakhstan. HRF joins other human right activists, who say West legitimizes the human rights violations by playing a private gig at the wedding of the grandson of Kazakhstan's president Nursultan Nazarbayev last week.

HRF president Thor Halvorssen says in a statement that Kazakhstan is a "human rights wasteland," where entertainers like West would be imprisoned for expressing their views. "The regime crushes freedom of speech and association; someone like Kanye, who makes a living expressing his views, would find himself in a prison under Nazarbayev's rule," the statement says.
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First Trailer for Sundance Hit 'Kill Your Darlings' Starring Daniel Radcliffe

September 05, 2013 05:59:21 GMT


Poetry and murder are offered in "Kill Your Darlings", the Daniel Radcliffe starrer which has dropped its first trailer via Yahoo! Movies. In the Sony Pictures Classics flick from John Krokidas, the actor leaves his "Harry Potter" persona behind as he takes on the role of young Allen Ginsberg, one of key members of a literary crew known as the Beat Generation.

Based on true story, the Sundance hit tells an untold story of murder after the "Howl" writer met a man named Lucien Carr. The situation brought together Ginsberg, who was also a gay activist, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs at Columbia University in 1944, providing the spark that led to the birth of an entire generation.
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A$AP Rocky Charged With Assault by 'Made in America' Audience Member

September 05, 2013 05:46:41 GMT


For allegedly slapping a woman in the crowd watching him perform his set during the "Made in America" music festival in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania held over the weekend, Harlem rapper A$AP Rocky likewise got slapped with misdemeanor assault charges. The female fan filed her complaint with the District Attorney's Office after she reportedly suffered whiplash after the incident.

The unnamed complainant claims the 24-year-old MC hit her face while trying to make his way through the crowd of dancing fans. With a bunch of girls tugging at his shirt, the rap star turned around and tried to swat them away, in the process unleashing an open hand slap that landed on her face, which apparently was forceful enough to cause the whiplash.
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U2's Adam Clayton Marries Brazilian Model Mariana Teixeira

September 05, 2013 04:59:23 GMT


Adam Clayton is officially a married man. BBC reports that the 53-year-old musician tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend Mariana Teixeira De Carvalho at a Dublin registry office on Wednesday, September 4. "Adam Clayton is delighted to confirm that he married Mariana De Carvalho today in Dublin," a rep confirms to Billboard.

The U2 bassist is rumored marrying the Brazilian model in a low-key ceremony attended by his bandmate The Edge and his wife Morleigh Steinberg. It's unclear if the rest of the band members Bono and Larry Mullen Jr. were present, but the newlyweds are expected to celebrate their union with 150 guests in France in a lavish three-day reception starting on Friday.
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AMC and University Offer Free Course Based on 'The Walking Dead'

September 05, 2013 04:53:45 GMT


"The Walking Dead" inspires a free, online college course at the University of California, Irvine. AMC teams up with Instructure and the university to offer the massive open online course (MOOC) titled "Society, Science, Survival: Lessons from AMC's 'The Walking Dead' ".

To run for eight weeks, the MOOC will explore a broad range of scholarly topics through the lens of a hypothetical zombie apocalypse. The first class is scheduled for Monday, October 14, the day after the "Walking Dead" season 4 premiere on AMC. The course will run for eight consecutive Mondays through December 2.
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Report: Clint Eastwood Swaps Partners With His Wife's New Boyfriend

September 05, 2013 04:38:56 GMT


A surprising report surrounding Clint Eastwood's split from his wife of 17 years has just surfaced. According to Us Weekly, the "J. Edgar" director is dating Erica Tomlinson-Fisher, the ex-wife of Scott Fisher who is believed romancing his estranged wife Dina now.

The partner swap reportedly happened after Erica contacted the 83-year-old filmmaker earlier this year to express her suspicions about their spouses. Dina and Scott were not a couple back then, but they have allegedly been casually dating since their exes got together.
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Eddie Murphy Releases Reggae Song With Snoop Dogg

September 05, 2013 04:18:28 GMT


In an unexpected pairing, Eddie Murphy has collaborated with Snoop Dogg for a new single called "Red Light". Murphy shared a link to the reggae song in his first-ever Twitter post. In another post, he said that the single is the first cut of his newly-announced album entitled "9".

In the reggae song, Murphy is featured singing and playing guitar. "Broken economy, the streets are dire," the "Dreamgirls" actor sings the catchy track. "Even more than before, I need some betterness to take me higher. Feels like I'm gonna blow."
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Woman Arrested for Breaking Into John Cusack's House

September 05, 2013 04:15:46 GMT


A woman is arrested after she allegedly tried to break into John Cusack's home in Malibu. According to TMZ, Cusack alleged stalker Elizabeth Pahlke tried to enter the actor's house by the window on Tuesday, September 3. Security guards later caught her when she was scaling a fence.

Pahlke was detained until the police arrived. She was arrested for felony stalking and burglary and was held on $150,000 bail. Cusack was not at home when the incident happened.
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Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph to Honor Carol Burnett at Kennedy Center Ceremony

September 05, 2013 04:11:33 GMT


The Kennedy Center's 16th annual ceremony for the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor will be an event full of jokes. The performing arts center announces that comediennes Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph and Amy Poehler are set to honor the award recipient, Carol Burnett, at the upcoming October 20 ceremony.

Singer Tony Bennett and veteran actress Julie Andrews are going to pay tribute to the legendary comic as well. They are joined by Martin Short, Rosemary Watson, Lucie Arnaz, Tim Conway, Rashida Jones and Vicki Lawrence in the star-studded line-up of celebrity guests.
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Alec Baldwin and Wife Hilaria Thomas Debut Baby Daughter

September 05, 2013 04:07:10 GMT


Alec Baldwin and his wife Hilaria Thomas finally introduce their daughter to the world, two weeks after the baby was born. "It's a second chance for me, in a way," Alec says. "Everybody knows I had a pretty unpleasant custody battle for Ireland," referring to his daughter from his first marriage to actress Kim Basinger.

Now that his first daughter, a model, is "well-adjusted and as happy as one can be," the former "30 Rock" actor is focusing his energy on devoting himself to the women in his life. "We just want things to be easy, to be nice," gushes the proud father of two to PEOPLE.
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Jared Harris Joins 'Poltergeist' Reboot, 'Perks of Being a Wallflower' Star Is in Talks

September 05, 2013 03:50:17 GMT


Jared Harris just lands a leading role in MGM and Fox 2000's "Poltergeist" reboot. News of the "Mad Men" actor's inclusion, first reported by Deadline, comes a day after he was set to reteam with his "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows" helmer Guy Ritchie in "The Man From U.N.C.L.E.".

Another report from The Wrap has another actor eyeing the project as his next starring vehicle. "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" actor Nicholas Braun enters talks to join the cast ensemble, which also has Rosemarie DeWitt, who got cast in July, and Sam Rockwell, who seemingly confirmed his casting in a recent interview with HitFix.
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Katy Perry Dethrones Robin Thicke From Hot 100's Top Spot

September 05, 2013 03:50:11 GMT


It was bound to happen at some point - that of Robin Thicke's mega-successful hit "Blurred Lines" eventually ending its reign at the Billboard Hot 100. And it finally happened after an impressively long 3 months within which the Pharrell Williams and T.I.-assisted track lorded it over in the singles chart, in the hands of Katy Perry's new single "Roar".

After debuting at No. 85 in the Hot 100 chart in its first week of release, "Roar" soared to No. 2 the week after and stayed there for another sales week before toppling Thicke's "Blurred Lines" to give the pop singer her eighth No. 1 on the singles chart. It is believed that Perry's recent live performance of the new song at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards was instrumental in lifting "Roar" from runner-up to top single.
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Christina Aguilera Strips Down for Maxim, Says 'Sexiness Should Be Effortless'

September 05, 2013 03:35:57 GMT


Christina Aguilera is sizzling in the newest issue of Maxim magazine due on newsstands September 17. The judge on "The Voice" graces the cover page wearing only a black bra and an unbuttoned white shirt. For the inside spread, she strikes various sultry poses in scantily-clad outfits that show off her slim figure.

In her interview with the magazine, the mother of one defines sexiness and explains what she looks for in a guy among other many topics. "I'm such a down-to-earth girl, I'm comfortable in just a jersey and boy's underwear. Trying too hard to be sexy is the worst thing you can do. Sexiness should be effortless," she says.
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Sofia Vergara Still Tops Forbes' List of Highest-Paid TV Actresses

September 05, 2013 03:17:27 GMT


Sofia Vergara is the highest-paid television actress of 2013, according to Forbes. This is the second consecutive time the Colombia-born beauty claims the throne on the business magazine's annual list.

The Gloria Delgado-Pritchett of ABC's "Modern Family" is estimated to earn a total of $30 million from June 2012 to June 2013, thanks to the show, her endorsement deals with Diet Pepsi, Covergirl, Rooms to Go and thyroid medicine Synthroid, as well as her Kmart-based clothing line. It's a huge bump from her total earnings last year ($19 million).
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Kim Kardashian Flashes Baby Bump in a Pre-Baby Photo Shoot

September 05, 2013 03:11:26 GMT


Pictures of pregnant Kim Kardashian which were taken a month before she gave birth to baby North West are featured in the upcoming issue of Carine Roitfeld's CR Fashion Book. The 32-year-old TV personality opens her mouth a bit to flash gold grill as she graces the cover.

A photo in the fall/winter edition shows her baring her baby bump in a bandeau bra, a jacket and unbuttoned pants. Another picture shows the then-pregnant Kim wearing white clothing with jam smeared around her lips. Another Karl Lagerfeld snap features Kim in a diamond mask. Carine credits the photos' art director Riccardo Tisci for his idea of the photo shoot.
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Maria Shriver Slams Jack Nicholson Retirement Report

September 05, 2013 03:02:38 GMT


Jack Nicholson has become the talk of the town after a report from Radar Online claims that the three-time Oscar winner, best known for starring in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest", "Batman" and "As Good as It Gets", "has quietly retired from the movie business." It cites "memory loss" as the reason why the 76-year-old actor decided to retire from acting.

However, Maria Shriver begs to differ. The former wife of action star Arnold Schwarzenegger slams the rumor, telling E! News that Nicholson "is not suffering from any memory-related illness or dementia and has no current plans to retire." Another unnamed source adds that he is even "actively reading scripts and is looking forward to his next project."
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J. Cole Releases 'What Dreams May Come' Tour Trailer

September 05, 2013 02:58:36 GMT


With just a few days to go before he goes on his North America tour with Maybach Music Group rapper Wale, Dreamville Records label artist J. Cole drops a one-minute plus cinematic trailer to promote the trek. The 28-year-old North Carolina MC is expected to perform music from his new album "Born Sinner" which has now beaten Kanye West's album "Yeezus" in the race to being gold-certified.

Inspired by the 1998 film "What Dreams May Come" starring comedian Robin Williams where a widowed man, after dying in a car crash, searches the afterlife to find his wife, the video features Cole having an out-of-body experience. His spirit rises from his seemingly lifeless body. It closes out with the complete tour schedule which he first announced back in July.
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Report: Gwen Stefani and Hubby Gavin Rossdale Expecting Baby No. 3

September 05, 2013 02:54:23 GMT


A third baby is reportedly on the way for Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale. Multiple reports suggest that the No Doubt lead singer is in the early stages of pregnancy. "It's very new and they just found out," a source tells Us Weekly. "They're excited!"

Stefani, 43, was recently seen out and about wearing a one-shoulder loose-fitting top, harem pants and strappy heels. The fashionable mother of two carried what looked like a lunch bag and a water bottle as she took her second son Zuma, 5, to school.
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Avenged Sevenfold Scores Second No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 With 'Hail to the King'

September 05, 2013 02:25:36 GMT


Avenged Sevenfold's "Hail to the King" has landed at Billboard 200's No. 1. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the rock band's sixth studio album dethrones last week's first placer, Luke Bryan's "Crash My Party", after debuting with 159,000 copies sold.

"Hail to the King" gives lead vocalist M. Shadows and his bandmates their second No. 1 album and their second-largest sales. Their first No. 1 album was 2010 release, "Nightmare", which sold more than 163,000 copies in its first week.
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Michelle Williams Making Broadway Debut in Sam Mendes' 'Cabaret' Revival

September 05, 2013 02:24:56 GMT


Michelle Williams is set for her Broadway debut as Sally Bowles in a revival of the 1998 production of "Cabaret", the Roundabout Theatre Company announced Wednesday, September 4. The three-time Oscar-nominated actress will star alongside Alan Cumming, who is tapped to reprise his role as the Emcee, the role which helped him win a Tony.

"I'm delighted to be stepping back into the Kit Kat Klub one more time, and to be having the opportunity to re-explore and re-discover this extraordinary musical alongside two equally extraordinary performers," said director Sam Mendes, who helmed the 1998 musical that won four Tonys with Rob Marshall, in a statement.
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Lamar Odom Checks Into Rehab for Drug Addiction

September 05, 2013 02:21:39 GMT


Lamar Odom is entering treatment for his drug addiction, PEOPLE reports. The husband of Khloe Kardashian has reportedly checked into a rehab center to battle his demons. "He realized he needs help," a source tells the publication.

The former Lakers player, 32, was recently arrested on suspicion of DUI for driving too slow in the highway. The NBA star failed field sobriety test and refused to take a chemical test, leading to his driving silence getting suspended.
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'DTWS' Announces Season 17 Cast and Pairings, Pregnant Anna Trebunskaya Won't Return

September 05, 2013 02:08:33 GMT


With less than two weeks left before the premiere of "Dancing with the Stars" season 17, ABC unveiled the cast line-up of the show on Wednesday, September 4. Following the tradition, "DWTS" host Tom Bergeron and Brooke Burke-Charvet took over "Good Morning America" for a while to announce the celebrity contestants.

Reality TV star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi was the first to be called out that morning. She, along with Valerie Harper, Amber Riley, Elizabeth Berkley, Christina Milian and Keyshawn Johnson, was among those mentioned on previous reports of possible cast members. Leah Remini joined them, although she couldn't make it to the "GMA" studio.
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Lana Scolaro: Robin Thicke and I 'Were Making Out' at the MTV VMAs After Party

September 05, 2013 02:02:28 GMT


Robin Thicke has been accused of cheating on his wife Paula Patton. Lana Scolaro, a fan who shared pictures of the singer groping her behind in an MTV VMAs after party at 1Oak, says that she and Robin spent the night together although Paula was only a few feet away.

"I don't think he cared what she thought. I was with him the whole night!" Lana tells Life & Style magazine. "His hands were everywhere." The "Blurred Lines" singer allegedly told Lana that night, "I just love the fact that you're so young."
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Big Names in '50 Shades of Grey' Mix Included Ryan Gosling, Shailene Woodley and More

September 05, 2013 01:43:30 GMT


As what E. L. James announced earlier this week, the feature adaptation of her steamy novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" is set with Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunnam as the beautiful college student Anastasia Steele and the kinky billionaire Christian Grey respectively. However, long before the two were cast, the production team apparently had considered much more familiar faces for the roles.

From what The Hollywood Reporter has heard from sources, the original prototype for the S&M-loving businessman was Ryan Gosling, but he was not interested. "Tron Legacy" star Garrett Hedlund almost nabbed the role, but he passed in July as he could not "connect with the character." British TV star Christian Cooke, at one point, was in the mix.
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Alyssa Milano Releases 'Sex Tape' in Funny or Die Video

September 05, 2013 01:35:35 GMT


Alyssa Milano was fooling around with a man that's not her husband and she filmed, or tried to film, it on camera. "My sex tape was leaked. Not sure what to say. Going to post the link myself to try to control the situation," tweeted the 40-year-old mother of one.

The couple starts it outdoor with a drink and a few kisses that seem to promise more before taking it to the bed. In a romantic setting of a candle-lit room with rose petals and a hunky companion nuzzling her neck, she sets up a camera to capture the moment.
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Scarlett Johansson Gets Engaged to Romain Dauriac, Shows Off Art Deco Ring


September 05, 2013 01:12:50 GMT


Scarlett Johansson is reportedly set to walk down the aisle again, two years after her divorce from actor Ryan Reynolds was finalized. The Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow of "The Avengers" is engaged to her journalist boyfriend Romain Dauriac, PEOPLE reports.

The movie starlet was reportedly proposed by her beau, a former editor of French magazine Clark, about a month ago with a vintage Art Deco ring which she noticeably showed off when attending the Venice Film Festival. "They're engaged and very happy," a source said.
 
 
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