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September 07, 2013

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Katy Perry Unveils Cover Art of 'Prism'

September 07, 2013 06:29:50 GMT

Following the aggressive promotion and successful debut of her new single "Roar", Katy Perry now channels her energy towards the release of her forthcoming new album "Prism" due on October 22. The 28-year-old pop star unveiled its cover artwork during her September 6, Friday guest appearance on "Good Morning America".

"If you missed it on the JUMBOTRON on @GMA, here it is - my #PRISM album cover, shot by the wonderful Ryan McGinley!" tweeted Perry along with the image, a washed out photo of her standing in the middle of a sunflower field. Looking more naturally beautiful compared to her previous wig-wearing ways, the artwork is a refreshing visual for the entertainer who's trying to reinvent herself.
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'Revenge' Season 3 Photos Feature Justin Hartley as Victoria's Long-Lost Son

September 07, 2013 05:55:07 GMT

Victoria reunites with her long-lost son, played by Justin Hartley, in new photos from "Revenge" season 3. The mother and son duo enjoys a horseback ride in some of the pics and he gives her a peck on the cheeck in another image. Victoria is also featured with her daughter Charlotte in some other photos.

According to the synopsis for the first episode titled "Fear", the arrival of Hartley's Patrick Harper brings changes and complications to the all-powerful family. Madeleine Stowe who plays Victoria previously dished on that Patrick "appears to be sunny and bright, but this is Revenge, so...I have a feeling that if he comes from Victoria, there is something very warped there!"
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Ariana Grande Premieres 'Baby I' Music Video

September 07, 2013 05:51:23 GMT

Just a little over a month after she filmed the music video for her recently-released single "Baby I", Ariana Grande unveils the fun visuals for the Babyface-produced track. The danceable tune, which showcases her wide vocal range in the sphere known only previously to pop/R'n'B diva Mariah Carey, serves as the follow-up to lead track and debut song "The Way" featuring Mac Miller off her album "Yours Truly".

The three-and-a-half-minute clip shows the 20-year-old singer singing on top of a white convertible then dancing in the street with her back-up crew of dancers in a white bra top paired with denim shorts with black high heels, a look that is reminiscent of Carey's looks in "Dreamlover", "Fantasy" and "Loverboy" videos. She also rocks the inside of a mini-bus in a multi-color, sequined corset top.
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'Ray Donovan' Star Johnathon Schaech and Fiancee Tied the Knot in Secret Wedding

September 07, 2013 05:32:09 GMT

Actor Johnathon Schaech has secretly married his fiancee Julie Solomon. The "Ray Donovan" actor only recently revealed that he and his pregnant fiancee tied the knot in July. Schaech told PEOPLE of his wedding, "It was just a small group of family and friends on the beach at sunset."

The nuptials took place in Ocean City, Md. The couple tied the knot after Schaech finished filming "Hercules 3D" in Bulgaria for three months. He also talked about the couple's unborn baby in the interview, saying that their baby boy would arrive "any day" now.
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First 'Labor Day' Footage: Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin Negotiate a Plan

September 07, 2013 05:17:44 GMT

The first footage from "Labor Day" has made its way out online ahead of the film's premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, September 7. The film stars Kate Winslet as a single mother named Adele who encounters a wounded man Frank Chambers, played by Josh Brolin, during a shopping trip with her son Henry (Gattlin Griffith) and agrees to take him home.

The clip features a scene which takes place shortly after the trio returns home and learns that the stranger is an escaped convict. Frank appears to be planning his next move with some information about the neighborhood from Henry and Adele. The events of this long Labor Day weekend will shape them for the rest of their lives.
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Jay-Z Announces 'Magna Carter' North American Tour Dates

September 07, 2013 05:04:17 GMT

Shortly after fellow rap mogul Kanye West announced his "The Yeezus Tour" with Kendrick Lamar as opening act, Roc Nation boss Jay-Z likewise revealed on Friday, September 6, the 34 dates of the North America leg of his world tour in support of his platinum-selling album "Magna Carta... Holy Grail". If not for the "Magna Carter" U.S. and Canada itinerary kicking off around the time that West's own tour would be drawing to its close, one could easily assume the two Grammy Award-winning rap superstars were going head to head on the road.

Hov will begin the 9-week trek on November 30 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota, followed by 33 other tour dates spread throughout the next couple of months. After playing such famed venues as the Staples Center in Los Angeles, the United Center in Chicago and the Barclays Center in his hometown of Brooklyn, Jay-Z will close out the tour leg on January 31 at the Bryce Jordan Center in State College, Pennsylvania.
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Tom Hiddleston Tapped to Replace Benedict Cumberbatch in 'Crimson Peak'

September 07, 2013 04:30:01 GMT

Guillermo del Toro's ghost story "Crimson Peak" has found a replacement after Benedict Cumberbatch left. Tom Hiddleston is confirmed by Legendary to fill in the vacant spot left by the "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" actor.

Production is expected to start in January 2014. Hiddleston will join "Zero Dark Thirty (2012)" actress Jessica Chastain, "Alice in Wonderland" star Mia Wasikowska and "Sons of Anarchy" actor Charlie Hunnam on the cast ensemble.
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Jay-Z's Bodyguard Dies After Being Tasered by Police

September 07, 2013 04:24:22 GMT

Norm Oosterbroek, a bodyguard who worked for Jay-Z, Beyonce Knowles, Lady GaGa, Rihanna and Nelson Mandela, died earlier this week after being tasered by the police. Police officers responded to a report from a couple Christine and Markus Jung's residence in Pinecrest, Florida on Monday night, September 2 and saw naked Norm fighting with Markus.

Detective Robin Pinkard of the Miami-Dade Police Department told Radar Online, "According to the victim [Christiane Jung], she heard a noise. When she walked outside of her bedroom, she observed him standing there unclothed." Markus and Norm later were involved in an argument "which escalated to a physical confrontation."
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'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Can't Feature X-Men Due to Rights Issues

September 07, 2013 04:21:27 GMT

Despite originating from the same universe, Marvel comics, X-Men will never be featured on "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.". Maurissa Tancharoen, an executive producer on the ABC series, says that rights issues prevent Wolverine and co. from appearing on the TV show. "We can never [even] use the word 'mutant'," she tells Wall Street Journal.

Moreover, co-executive producer Joss Whedon who directed "The Avengers" warns fans not to expect appearance from any of Marvel's costumed superheroes. "There is a danger of creating an expectation that [they] are going to see the sequel to The Avengers," he says. "They're going to see something very cool... but we also want them to come meet our characters and not just wait to see Iron Man swoop into the screen."
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Report: Liam Hemsworth Wants to Split From Miley Cyrus After 'Mortifying' VMAs

September 07, 2013 03:54:03 GMT

Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus are hit with split rumors yet again. The lack of sightings of the two spending time together is fueled by report that the Aussie hunk was mortified by his fiancee's raunchy stage act at the recent MTV Video Music Awards.

Us Weekly suggests the Gale Hawthorne of "The Hunger Games" actor is "just weeks away from calling it off permanently" with the former Disney actress. "He is over her and wants to make a clean break," a so-called source spills. "No more back and forth."
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One Direction Announces Title and Release Date of Third Album

September 07, 2013 03:51:59 GMT

One Direction has just revealed official details of their next studio installment. The album which is their third effort will be titled "Midnight Memories" and scheduled to be released on November 25. Pre-order is available starting Monday, September 9.

The album is expected to feature hit single "Best Song Ever" which peaked at No. 2 on Billboard Hot 100 since being released last July. The track also won the Best Song of the Summer title at the live telecast of the MTV Video Music Awards on August 25.
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'Covert Affairs' Star Piper Perabo Engaged to Stephen Kay

September 07, 2013 03:28:38 GMT

Piper Perabo, 36, is off the market. The "Covert Affairs" beauty is confirmed being engaged to marry her beau, producer/director Stephen Kay who helmed a handful of episodes of the USA Network series. "They are very happy," a source tells PEOPLE.

Kay, a New Zealand born, started his career as an actor and had a regular role on "General Hospital". Besides "Covert Affairs", his other directing credits included series "Friday Night Lights" and "Sons of Anarchy" as well as movie "Boogeyman".
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Eminem's 'Berzerk' to Be Featured Weekly on ABC's 'Saturday Night Football'

September 07, 2013 03:25:27 GMT

Eminem's "Berzerk" is going to be heard often during this season's "ESPN Saturday Night Football on ABC". The first single from the Missouri-born rapper's upcoming new album "The Marshall Mathers LP 2" is chosen as the sound of the 2013 edition of the sports program.

Thus, the song will be used as the open for the weekly college football presentation and throughout the telecast in various capacities, including highlight packages and coming in from, and out of, commercial breaks.
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Justin Bieber Releases New Song 'Wait for a Minute' Ft. Tyga

September 07, 2013 03:24:23 GMT

For Beliebers eager to hear Justin Bieber's long-awaited and much-teased-about single "Heartbreaker", they'll be frustrated to know the new song he just dropped featuring rapper Tyga is a different track. But if his fans want to hear The Biebs' soulful vocals in a seductively slow R'n'B jam, they won't be disappointed with "Wait for a Minute".

The track also isn't part of the pop superstar's any forthcoming new album but rather appears on the upcoming "WeKnowTheDJ Radio Volume 3" mixtape of DJ Tay James, Bieber's official tour DJ and MC. At least this one has been confirmed to be officially released, unlike his "Slave 2 the Rhythm" remix collaboration with Michael Jackson which surfaced online last month.
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Lamar Odom Joins Friend for Lunch at Sushi Restaurant in L.A.

September 07, 2013 03:11:06 GMT

Lamar Odom resurfaces in L.A. amidst reports that his wife Khloe Kardashian does not aware of his whereabouts. Lamar reportedly went to a sushi restaurant called Octopus on Friday, September 6 for lunch. The eatery staff told TMZ that Lamar came with a male friend.

The athlete ordered miso soup and green tea, but he apparently had no appetite. The staff member said that Lamar barely touched the soup and only drank two cups of green tea. He kept chatting on his phone. A source told Us Weekly, "He didn't look very happy."
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Jennifer Lopez to Play Cougar in Thriller 'The Boy Next Door'

September 07, 2013 02:58:54 GMT

Art imitates life. Jennifer Lopez will be playing with a boy toy in her next movie. The 44-year-old songstress, who is dating much-younger boyfriend Casper Smart in real life, is tapped to portray a cougar mom in a thriller called "The Boy Next Door".

The movie will follow the "On the Floor" hitmaker, who just secured a deal to return to "American Idol", as a newly-single mom as she's involved in an affair with her teenage neighbor who befriends her son. Trouble ensues when she tries to end the relationship.
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Jesse Eisenberg Annoyed by His Doppelganger in 'The Double' First Teaser Trailer

September 07, 2013 02:40:30 GMT

Jesse Eisenberg takes a double role in "The Double (2013)". As shown in the first teaser trailer for the movie, the actor plays a man who meets his twin and he's not amused at it as the doppelganger begins taking over his life.

Based on the novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky, the dark comedy centers on an insignificant man working as a government clerk whose life is destroyed after what he believes to be an exact copy of himself begins working in his office and attempts to ruin his life. This situation nearly leads him to an emotional breakdown.
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Kanye West Announces 'Yeezus' North America Tour Dates

September 07, 2013 02:24:39 GMT

Grammy Award-winning rapper Kanye West has announced that he will soon be embarking on a North America tour in support of his latest album "Yeezus". The G.O.O.D. Music mogul will have no less than another rap superstar, Compton MC Kendrick Lamar, as his front act for the entirety of his 7-week, 23-city tour, with the exception of just five dates.

In a one-word "TOUR" tweet captioning an artwork of his dangling silhouette, leaning backwards with arms stretched, West revealed the upcoming tour on Twitter on September 6. It will be the 36-year-old rapper's first solo tour in five years since his "Glow in the Dark" tour in 2008, following his successful joint "Watch the Throne" tour with Jay-Z in 2011.
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Benedict Cumberbatch and Sarah Paulson Attend '12 Years a Slave' TIFF Premiere

September 07, 2013 02:21:06 GMT

"12 Years a Slave" went to Toronto Film Festival for a screening before its limited theatrical premiere on October 18. Benedict Cumberbatch and Sarah Paulson were among the cast spotted on the red carpet to help celebrate the special occasion.

Cumberbatch looked sharp in his immaculate gray tux without a tie. His co-star Paulson was stunning as well, wearing a rose-beige Georges Hobeika strapless gown that she paired with a matching clutch, rose-gold metallic pumps and lavender drop earrings.
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Carrie Underwood Sprains Foot After Falling on Stage

September 07, 2013 02:04:33 GMT

Carrie Underwood suffered injury on her left foot after she fell on stage during a performance in Corpus Christi, Texas on Thursday night, September 5. The embarrassing moment was caught in an Instagram video by a fan.

Carrie, who was wearing a pair of towering heels, stepped on the back of her long, flowing top and stumbled backward. The "American Idol" winner, however, continued singing her track "Undo It" while seated.
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Joe Jonas: 'Me and a Few Others' Have Dumped Taylor Swift

September 07, 2013 01:56:13 GMT

Joe Jonas talked about dumping Taylor Swift when appearing on E!'s "Fashion Police" recently. He was also asked by Joan Rivers about his thoughts on the songs that the country/pop singer wrote about him.

The fashion critic went right to the point, "Joe, you're the one who dumped Taylor Swift." And the middle member of the Jonas Brothers didn't sugarcoat his answer either, "I think it's me and a few others, but yeah."
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'Hannibal' Casts Cynthia Nixon, 'The Following' Recruits Carrie Preston

September 07, 2013 01:46:37 GMT

"Hannibal" and "The Following" have added an actress each to their cast ensembles for season 2. The former books Cynthia Nixon for a recurring role, while the latter taps Carrie Preston for a guest appearance.

On the NBC drama, Nixon, best known for her portrayal of Miranda Hobbes on "Sex and the City", will play Kade Prurnell. She's "an employee of the Office of the Inspector General in FBI Oversight who is investigating the events of the first season and Jack Crawford's (Laurence Fishburne) culpability," TVLine reports.
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Kristin Cavallari Busted in Illinois for Driving With California License

September 07, 2013 01:11:59 GMT

Kristin Cavallari has just had a brush with the law Friday, September 6. The former MTV reality star was pulled over in Chicago and later escorted to police station for driving without the state's valid license. The Evanston Police Department said she was initially stopped for speeding.

She was released shortly after posting $150 in bail. "Who knew having a California drivers license in Illinois was a CRIME to be escorted to the police station to post bail?!! What a morning," she later tweeted. "FYI...I still have an apartment in LA so I'm a resident of California."
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Jack Osbourne Loses Second Baby After Wife Has Late-Term Miscarriage

September 07, 2013 00:57:49 GMT

Sad news came from Jack Osbourne's family. His wife Lisa Stelly opened up on her blog, Raddest Mom, that she suffered a late-term miscarriage last week. It would have been the couple's first son and second child to join daughter Pearl Clementine who was born in April 2012.

"I have been dreading this announcement...," the mother of one began her blog post. "I needed some time before being able to say it. Jack and I lost our baby boy last week. Having a late term miscarriage is by far the hardest thing either of us have ever had to go through."