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September 14, 2013

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Cher Turns Down Olympics Gig in Russia Over Anti-Gay Law

September 14, 2013 06:20:44 GMT

After actor Wentworth Miller declined an invitation to attend the St. Petersburg International Film Festival to protest Russia's legal discrimination against gay people, iconic diva Cher become the latest celebrity to openly turn down a chance to fly to the Eurasian country over its anti-gay legislation. The 67-year-old singer revealed she had been asked to open the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi but she "immediately said no."
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Nathan Fillion Skips 'Castle' Filming Due to Back Problems

September 14, 2013 06:02:14 GMT

"Castle" star Nathan Fillion skipped work for the second time in two months. On Friday, September 13, the actor called in sick, leading to speculation around the set about a possible new work schedule dust-up.
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Sheryl Underwood Reveals Twin's Death and Violent Past on 'The Talk'

September 14, 2013 05:41:45 GMT

The hosts of "The Talk" have been sharing shocking stories this week. In Friday, September 13 episode, it was Sheryl Underwood who revealed her sad experience as a child. The comedienne said that she was actually born a twin, but her sister could not make it.
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Russell Brand Airs His Side After Being Ejected From GQ Awards

September 14, 2013 05:41:40 GMT

Russell Brand made headlines last week when he was booted out of a party for GQ's 2013 Men of the Year Awards, where he was presented with the Oracle Award. Because of his acceptance speech that had a Nazi joke made at the expense of event sponsor Hugo Boss, the comedian known for his unpredictable behavior as a presenter at awards ceremonies adds another entry to that list, even if he was the actual award recipient this time around.
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Elton John Says Lindsay Lohan Inspires 'The Diving Board' Album's Title Track

September 14, 2013 05:41:08 GMT

Sir Elton John revealed that he wrote a song for his album, "The Diving Board", with troubled star Lindsay Lohan in mind. The British singer said that the title track of his upcoming new record was inspired by the former Disney star's rise and fall in maintaining her career in Hollywood.
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Justin Bieber Shares Picture of Batman Vs. Superman Script

September 14, 2013 05:21:04 GMT

On the heels of Ben Affleck's casting as Batman, Justin Bieber drives fans into frenzy with a selfie of him holding a copy of Batman Vs. Superman script. The Canadian pop star posted the picture on his Instagram on Friday, September 13, captioning with, "#robin ??"
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Channing Tatum Would Love to Play Gambit in 'X-Men' Movie

September 14, 2013 05:18:35 GMT

Channing Tatum reveals his desire to join superhero movie. Among the many comic book characters, one he loves the most is Gambit, who was previously played by Taylor Kitsch in 2009's "X-Men Origins: Wolverine". "He was punk rock. He kind of rode the line," Tatum reasons.
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Jamie Foxx Confirms Sinister Six Talks for 'Amazing Spider-Man' Franchise

September 14, 2013 04:51:16 GMT

The idea of bringing together Spider-Man's greatest enemies to take down the hero has long been the subject of discussions among comic book fans, and now Jamie Foxx confirms that filmmakers have indeed talked about the possibility to make it happen. "Yes, they actually talked about it, the Sinister Six," so he says.
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Isaiah Washington 'Lost Everything' After Gay Slur Incident

September 14, 2013 04:47:20 GMT

"Grey's Anatomy" actor Isaiah Washington, who was fired from the series after making a gay slur during an altercation with co-star and another at 2007 Golden Globe Awards backstage, reveals in an interview with Huffington Post that he "lost everything" after the incident. Washington says that following the incident people in Hollywood did not want to "touch" him and he experienced financial difficulties as the result.
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A$AP Rocky's Gig at Canadian University Canceled Over Fan-Slapping Allegation

September 14, 2013 04:35:26 GMT

A$AP Rocky's upcoming show at a university in Canada has been canceled. According to TMZ, the rapper was supposed to take the stage at York University in Toronto next week as a part of the school's music festival.
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'Last Days on Mars' First Trailer: Liev Schreiber's Crew Members Turn Into Zombies

September 14, 2013 04:32:26 GMT

Zombies in outer space may be seen for the first time in Focus Features' "Last Days on Mars". In this sci-fi thriller which has just debuted its first international trailer via MSN U.K., crew members of the first manned mission to Mars fight to survive and return to Earth after their discovery on the Red Planet leads to something horrible.
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Pia Zadora Ordered to Undergo Anger Counseling

September 14, 2013 04:30:19 GMT

Following her arrest in May for spraying her teenage son with a hose to get him to go to bed, singer-actress Pia Zadora has been ordered by a Las Vegas judge on Thursday, September 12 to undergo alcohol and impulse control counseling or else, face 30 days in jail. The 59-year-old former child actress was charged with domestic abuse and coercion after the hose-spraying incident involving her 16-year-old son.
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J.J. Abrams Says Awful 'Star Trek' Video Games 'Arguably Hurt' the Movie

September 14, 2013 04:08:19 GMT

J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek Into Darkness", the second installment of a planned trilogy, opened to $70.6 million during its opening weekend last summer and has raked in a massive $460 million worldwide so far, but the director believed the movie could have performed better. The glitch, he said, was the crappy tie-in video game.
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Katie Couric Denies Replacing Barbara Walters on 'The View'

September 14, 2013 03:30:28 GMT

Katie Couric has not been tapped to replace Barbara Walters on "The View" just yet. After rumor spread like wild fire that the former "Today" anchor was set to fill the seat when the veteran journalist begins her retirement in summer 2014, the story is quickly denied by both parties.
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David Tutera and Ex-Partner Split Custody of Their Twins

September 14, 2013 03:28:45 GMT

After splitting from each other, celebrity wedding planner David Tutera and his ex-husband Ryan Jurica are now splitting their fraternal twins Cielo and Cedric. Los Angeles-based Tutera will raise his biological daughter Cielo while Jurica will do the same with his biological son Cedric while living across the country in Connecticut.
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Pharrell Williams: 'Blurred Lines' Doesn't Copy Marvin Gaye's Song

September 14, 2013 03:21:09 GMT

Pharrell Williams has spoken out about the legal battle with Marvin Gaye's estate over Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines". The singer/producer has denied that the hit song, which he co-created with Thicke and T.I., bears similarities to Gaye's 1977 song called "Got to Give It Up".
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Video: Miley Cyrus Goes Brunette, Debuts New Darker Hair

September 14, 2013 03:17:48 GMT

Miley Cyrus has a new look. The 20-year-old songstress dyed her honey-colored short hair with a darker brunette hue, and proudly showed it off while out and about in Paris recently. She greeted her fans and took pictures with them, sticking out her tongue whenever she struck a pose for the cameras.
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Dayton TV Apologizes to Julie Chen for Racism She Experienced at the TV Station

September 14, 2013 03:15:32 GMT

Officials at WDTN, an Ohio TV station where Julie Chen worked in 1990s, have apologized for racism she experienced while working there. Chen, who recently claimed that she had underwent plastic surgery to make her eyes more "western," was told by her former boss that she would not be able to be a news anchor at the station because of her physical features.
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Woody Allen to Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at 2014 Golden Globe Awards

September 14, 2013 02:37:56 GMT

Woody Allen, who had said himself in the past that he was not into awards shows, has been chosen by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as the next recipient for its Cecil B. DeMille Award. Though he did once show up at the Oscars in 2002 in the wake of 9/11 tragedy, it remains to be seen if he will appear in person for the upcoming Golden Globes.
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'Arrow' Casts 'Glee' Star Grant Gustin as The Flash

September 14, 2013 02:26:24 GMT

The Flash is back on TV with Grant Gustin taking on the role. The "Glee" actor has nabbed the coveted part and will appear in three episodes of The CW's "Arrow". He may lead his own series if the network picks up a Flash spin-off, which will be an origin series.
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Robin Thicke Announces 2014 Tour

September 14, 2013 02:22:05 GMT

Pop/R'n'B crooner Robin Thicke made the announcement on Friday, September 13 that he's going on a 15-city tour next year in support of his Billboard 200 chart-topping album "Blurred Lines". The 36-year-old singer will have British dance-pop superstar Jessie J as his special guest and DJ Cassidy will also appear. Both artists are featured in his forthcoming new single "Calling All Hearts".
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Kanye West Charged With Battery and Attempted Theft in LAX Scuffle

September 14, 2013 02:14:11 GMT

Kanye West has been charged with battery and attempted grand theft following an alleged paparazzi scuffle at LAX. City Attorney spokesman Frank Mateljan said on Friday, September 13, that the misdemeanor charges carried penalties of maximum six months in jail each. Kanye is scheduled to appear in court on October 10.
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Lamar Odom Formally Charged With DUI Two Weeks After Arrest

September 14, 2013 02:05:18 GMT

Lamar Odom has been officially charged with one count of driving under the influence on Friday, September 13. His arraignment is scheduled for September 27 in Van Nuys, Calif., the same day he will celebrate his fourth wedding anniversary with wife Khloe Kardashian.
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Ariana Grande's Voice 'Is Healthy' Despite a Hemorrhaged Vocal Chord

September 14, 2013 01:54:10 GMT

Earlier this week, Ariana Grande worried her fans when she said that she had a vocal issue. According to E! News, the 20-year-old singer and actress needed to give her amazing voice some rest after she suffered from a hemorrhaged vocal chord.
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Ben Affleck to Make TV Directing Debut With FOX's Crime Drama Pilot

September 14, 2013 01:40:43 GMT

Ben Affleck has nabbed another directorial gig, this time for a TV project. The Golden Globe-winning director is set to helm "The Middle Man", which has received a pilot order from FOX. This marks his first TV directing gig.
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Official: Julianne Moore to Play President Alma Coin in 'Mockingjay' Part 1 and 2

September 14, 2013 01:20:22 GMT

After months of rumor, Lionsgate finally announces that Julianne Moore is cast to portray President Alma Coin. She will play the leader of the rebellion against the Capitol in both "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" and "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2".
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Lindsay Lohan's Mother Dina Arrested for Drunk Driving

September 14, 2013 00:54:24 GMT

It's another trouble for the Lohans. While Lindsay Lohan managed to lay low since her release from rehab in late July this year, her mom Dina Lohan couldn't do the same. She was arrested late Thursday, September 12 in Long Island, New York for drunk driving.