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October 05, 2013

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Lady GaGa's 'Aura' Heard on 'Machete Kills' Trailer

October 05, 2013 06:37:40 GMT


After gifting her Little Monsters with her "ARTPOP" lead track "Applause", Lady GaGa is gearing up for the release of follow-up single "Aura". Following the demo version and live version of the song, its official audio or more accurately, around a minute of it, debuted in the latest trailer of the upcoming Robert Rodriguez-directed flick "Machete Kills" which stars the flamboyant artist as glamorous baddie La Chameleon.

The latest trailer for the October 11-due movie that premiered on Friday, October 4, shows GaGa in her yellow gold wig and fur coat. The action-packed scenes feature Danny Trejo, Michelle Rodriguez, Sofia Vergara, Amber Heard, Carlos Estevez (a.k.a. Charlie Sheen), Antonio Banderas, Jessica Alba, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Mel Gibson.
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Roseanne Barr Accuses 'Two and a Half Men' of Stealing Her Joke


October 05, 2013 06:15:16 GMT


Roseanne Barr has accused "Two and a Half Men" writers of stealing her joke. The 60-year-old actress/comedienne took to Twitter on Friday, October 4 to slam lead actor Ashton Kutcher and series creator Chuck Lorre for using the line which she claimed was from her 2006 HBO standup special, which falls under copyright laws.

"friends told me that ashton kuchner is stealing my jokes without any sense of being conscious of being a f**king thief. #chucklorre," she revealed how she got alerted of the alleged steal. "HOLLYWOOD TV 'WRITERS' r actually just souless thieves of comics' intellectual property. #f**kashtonKuchner #f**kChuck #f**kthieves," she added in another post.
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Willem Dafoe Disses 'Amazing Spider-Man' Reboot, Calls It 'Cynical'


October 05, 2013 06:13:43 GMT


Willem Dafoe was not impressed by Marc Webb's "The Amazing Spider-Man". The actor who plays Norman Osborn/Green Goblin in Sam Raimi's "Spider-Man" trilogy criticized the reboot project in a new interview with Total Film.

"I saw a trailer for the first Spider-Man reboot and I thought, 'This is crazy! It's not shot for shot, but it's the same story,' " the 58-year-old star explained why the movie didn't work for him. "I thought, 'This is sort of a cynical approach to making money!' "
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Video: Lorde Performs Hit Song 'Royals' on 'GMA'

October 05, 2013 06:11:34 GMT


Following her performance earlier this week on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon", New Zealand singer/songwriter Lorde gave a rendition of her double-platinum hit "Royals" as the featured artist on "Good Morning America" fall concert series on Friday, October 4. The 16-year-old pop singer performed the Billboard Hot 100 chart-topping song at Times Square, a cut off her debut album "Pure Heroine" released last month.

For just her second performance on a U.S. TV program, Lorde exuded such a confident air as she performed the song in her black and white outfit. Her demeanor may have come from having toppled no less than Miley Cyrus and her latest hit song "Wrecking Ball" from the top spot of the Billboard singles chart.
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Amy Poehler and Charlize Theron Get Teary at Power of Women Luncheon


October 05, 2013 06:11:29 GMT


Amy Poehler and Charlize Theron got emotional as they were recognized for their philanthropic work at the 2013 Variety Power of Women Luncheon on October 4. Speaking on the podium, Poehler told audience members to close their eyes and remember moments from their childhood.

"Open your eyes and realize that there are so many children in the world who have nothing," the "Parks and Recreation" star said. Her eyes brimmed with tears. "They have nothing. They have no one who lights up when they walk in a room, and no clothes, or safety, or food. And so who are we to be in this room, and be somebody living this life without helping them?"
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Video: Stephen Colbert Marries Couple Whose Wedding Ruined by Government Shutdown

October 05, 2013 05:43:22 GMT


Stephen Colbert has saved a couple's wedding, which was scratched by the American government shutdown. The TV host, who is a real-life ordained minister since 2011, officiated the wedding of Mike Cassesso and Mailien Le, who initially planned to tie the knot at the Jefferson Memorial, on "The Colbert Report" Thursday, October 3.

Dubbed the 2013 Government Shutdown Wedding of the Century, the TV wedding lasted for less than 15 minutes and was divided into two segments. Colbert threw brief bachelor and bachelorette parties and brought national park icon Smokey Bear to stand in for the best man who couldn't make it for the TV wedding.
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Pictures: Jessica Chastain Did Body Cast for 'Crimson Peak'

October 05, 2013 05:36:20 GMT


A sneak peek at the pre-production of Guillermo del Toro's "Crimson Peak" is offered by one of its lead stars Jessica Chastain. A series of pictures were posted on her Facebook, showing her undergoing a full-body lifecast for the horror film before the filming starts next year.

"When I was in Toronto I did a body cast for Crimson Peak which begins filming in Feb. It was a long process, but with the team at DDT, I had a blast. I cant wait to work with my friends; Guillermo Del Toro, Tom Hiddleston and Mia Wasikowska. Prepare to be scared," the actress wrote.
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Red Hot Chili Peppers and Neil Young to Raise Money for Kids Charity

October 05, 2013 05:31:49 GMT


The Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Michael "Flea" Balzary and frontman Anthony Kiedis will host a benefit concert for the Silverlake Conservatory of Music on October 30 in Los Angeles, California. It will feature performances by legendary rocker Neil Young and the RHCP themselves.

"Having one of my favorite musicians Neil Young perform to help out the school is the greatest blessing! This is gonna be the funnest fundraiser ever! All of us working together, making L.A. a better city, and educating the kids! Yay!" said Flea. He founded the organization back in 2001 that facilitates basic music education by providing music lessons to the people in the community and grants scholarships to less privileged kids which includes free music lessons and instruments.
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Sinead O'Connor to Sue Miley Cyrus If She Doesn't Apologize

October 05, 2013 05:20:28 GMT


Sinead O'Connor's feud with Miley Cyrus may end in legal battle. After the 20-year-old singer replied Sinead's open letter with a Twitter post which mocked her past mental health struggle as well as Amanda Bynes', the Irish singer asks Miley to apologize or she will see the "Nothing Compares 2 U" singer's legal team.

In response to Miley's tweet which read, "So if youd like to meet up and talk lemme know in your next letter," Sinead said in her third open letter, "I have no interest whatsoever in meeting you. You had plenty of time yesterday to abuse Amanda Bynes .. an entirely innocent party.. and myself.. who also did nothing to deserve your abuse.. along with every other sufferer of mental health problems and every person who suffered abuse at the hands of priests."
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'Out of the Furnace' First Full Trailer: Christian Bale Is Out for Revenge

October 05, 2013 05:00:42 GMT


The first full trailer for upcoming thriller "Out of the Furnace" directed by Sam Cooper and co-produced by Leonardo DiCaprio has been released for viewing pleasure, along with a new poster for the movie. It shows Christian Bale who is seeking vengeance for a family member. He takes matters into his own hands when police failed to crack the case.

The "American Hustle" actor plays ex-con Russell Baze who puts his life on the line to seek justice for his brother (Casey Affleck). The young Baze gets entangled in a messy business with the most ruthless crime rings in the Northeast and mysteriously disappears. Fresh off jail, Russell now must risk it all to find his missing brother and the man who has put him in grave danger.
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'House of Versace' Director Reacts to Donatella Versace's Disapproval of the TV Movie

October 05, 2013 04:52:23 GMT


On the eve of its TV debut, Lifetime's "House of Versace" was slammed by the fashion house for not seeking its consent. "Versace has neither authorized nor had any involvement whatsoever in the forthcoming TV movie about Mrs. Versace," the firm said in a statement released on October 3.

They took issue with the book on which the TV movie is based, "House of Versace: The Untold Story of Genius, Murder and Survival" by Deborah Ball. The company added, "Since Versace did not authorize the book on which it is based, the movie should only be seen as a work of fiction."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Helena Bonham Carter: Tim Burton Cheating Report Is 'Nonsense'

October 05, 2013 04:14:08 GMT


Tim Burton's longtime partner Helena Bonham Carter says allegation that the director cheated on her is "nonsense." The New York Post previously shared a grainy photo of a man who looks like the "Alice in Wonderland" director kissing a mystery blond.

A representative for Carter dismissed the cheating allegation in a statement to Us Weekly. "This is an absolute nonsense story, the pictures were taken whilst they were out and the large group includes family, friends and work colleagues," the statement read.
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Chloe Moretz Denies 'Star Wars Episode 7' Casting Rumor

October 05, 2013 04:08:29 GMT


Contrary to the swirling rumor, Chloe Moretz is not auditioning for "Star Wars Episode 7". It was the "Kick-Ass" actress herself who denied the suggestion that she was eying a role in the upcoming J.J. Abrams project.

"No, no rumors I don't know how they get started," she told Latino-Review. "But it would be great to be a part of it. I don't think Disney doesn't know what's really going to happen. I don't even think they cast the principle roles yet."
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Fiona Apple Struggles to End Show After Being Heckled

October 05, 2013 03:57:03 GMT


Grammy Award-winning singer Fiona Apple kicked off her month-long joint tour with her previous "The Idler Wheel..." opening act and guitarist Blake Mills on Thursday, October 3 at Portland's Newmark Theatre, but the "Anything We Want: An Evening with Fiona Apple and Blake Mills" first tour stop ended on a bitter note. It would have ended smoothly if not for a heckler who waited until Apple's last song for the night to express concern over the singer's health and appearance.

"Fiona! Get healthy! We want to see you in 10 years!" a female audience member yelled out to the 36-year-old artist as her 90-minute set with Mills was about to draw to a close. Apple then furiously yelled back, "I am healthy! Who the f**k do you think you are? I want to get the f**k out of here. I want the house lights on so I watch you leave!"
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David Letterman's 'Late Show' Contract Extended Through 2015

October 05, 2013 03:38:26 GMT


CBS definitely has no intent to replace David Letterman for its weekday late-night program. The network has locked the veteran host through 2015 as both parties have agreed to a contract extension that will keep "Late Show with David Letterman" on the air for at least two more years.

"Les [Moonves] and I had a lengthy discussion, and we both agreed that I needed a little more time to fully run the show into the ground," Letterman says. CBS CEO Leslie Moonves is equally pleased with the contract extension, stating, "There is only one Dave, and we are extremely proud that he continues to call CBS 'home.' "
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'I, Frankenstein' First Trailer: Aaron Eckhart Takes on Immortal Foes

October 05, 2013 03:19:52 GMT


Aaron Eckhart channels his inner beast in the first trailer for "I, Frankenstein". He brings back the scarred monster to the modern day where a war between two immortal clans is brewing. The video gives a peek at the explosive scenes where he fends off vigilant gargoyles and ferocious demons in epic hand-to-hand battles.

The story will take place 200 years after his creation by Dr. Frankenstein. Most people would have been dead, but not him. "I am like none other," he says. As battle for ultimate power between the two races escalates, it's up to him to save the mankind. "You're only a monster if you behave like one," one beautiful woman tells him so.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Kim Kardashian Shares New Photo of Baby North West

October 05, 2013 03:16:22 GMT


Kim Kardashian has shared another adorable photo of her 3-month-old daughter. The "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star, who recently went back from her European trip with her baby daddy Kanye West, uploaded the photo on her Instagram page on Friday, October 4.

"I missed waking up with my little angel," Kim wrote. The picture shows baby North West, who goes with Nori, being swaddled and lying on a white fur spread.
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Hulk Hogan Parodies Miley Cyrus' 'Wrecking Ball' Video

October 05, 2013 03:09:25 GMT


Legendary pro-wrestler Hulk Hogan has long competed in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) and the World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in trunks or singlets. But for a new commercial, the 60-year-old TV personality exposes more skin as he wears a man thong and sits on top of a wrecking ball, as he spoofs Miley Cyrus and her much talked about music video for her latest single.

The Hulkster did the parody to create a commercial to promote Hostamania.com, a web hosting company that the actor/entrepreneur has partnered with. The advertising campaign takes a cue from competitor GoDaddy.com but this one definitely grabs attention even without Hogan needing to strip down in the nude like Cyrus did.
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'The Simpsons' Renewed for 26th Season

October 05, 2013 02:59:05 GMT


"The Simpsons" is here to stay on FOX. The network has renewed the Matt Groening-created show for a historic 26th season that will bring its episode tally to a whopping 574, strengthening its status as the longest-running American primetime, scripted television series.

Kevin Reilly, Chairman of Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company, says in a statement announcing the renewal, "For more than a quarter of a century, 'The Simpsons' has captured the hearts and minds of fans in a way that transcends ages, languages and cultures. This groundbreaking series is not only the longest-running scripted show in television history, it's one of the greatest sitcoms of our time, and I'm looking forward to yet another landmark season."
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Aaron Johnson Seals Deal to Play Quicksilver in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

October 05, 2013 02:21:34 GMT


Aaron Johnson is added to "Avengers: Age of Ultron". The "Kick-Ass" actor has long been rumored being in talks for "The Avengers" sequel, and now Latino-Review says he has closed the deal to officially join the cast ensemble.

Johnson is attached to play Quicksilver, the son of Magneto, in the upcoming movie. This will reunite him with his "Godzilla" co-star, Elizabeth Olsen, who is expected to take on the role of the Scarlet Witch, the twin sister of Quicksilver.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Lauryn Hill Finishes 3-Month Sentence for Tax Evasion

October 05, 2013 02:20:26 GMT


Lauryn Hill has been released from prison after serving her sentence. Hill, who was sentenced to three months in jail in July after pleading guilty to tax evasion, left a prison in Connecticut on Friday, October 4.

"Ms. Hill was released today from federal prison after serving her sentence," Hill's attorney Nathan Hochman said in an e-mail to the Associated Press. "She was released several days early based on a number of factors the Bureau of Prisons takes into consideration, including good behavior. She will now start today a one-year period of probation with three months of home confinement during that year."
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Halle Berry to Headline Steven Spielberg's CBS Drama 'Extant'

October 05, 2013 02:14:58 GMT


Halle Berry is back to the small screen more than two decades since her first and only series regular TV role on the short-lived "Living Dolls" in 1989. The Hollywood A-lister lands a starring role on CBS' "Extant" from executive producer Steven Spielberg.

The title character depicter in 2004's "Catwoman" will play a female astronaut who is trying to reconnect with her family when she returns after a year in outer space. Her experiences lead to events that ultimately change the course of human history.
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'The Blacklist' Gets Full-Season Order From NBC

October 05, 2013 01:43:00 GMT


NBC has picked up a full season for "The Blacklist" after airing two episodes of the freshman. The network gives a back-nine order to the new drama series after initially ordering 13 episodes for the first season.

"The many layers of Red Reddington and his mysterious reasons for getting into bed with the FBI seem to be fascinating to fans of this show," says Jennifer Salke, president of NBC Entertainment. "With great talent like James Spader and Megan Boone on board, as well our stellar executive producers and the whole cast and crew, we believe this outstanding series will continue to make NBC a big destination on Monday nights."
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Godzilla Wreaks Havoc in First Teaser Trailer


October 05, 2013 01:37:41 GMT


The first teaser trailer for the upcoming "Godzilla" remake has landed online. The monster is back spreading terror more terrifying than ever.

Video description has been removed as requested by Warner Bros. Pictures.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Madonna Reveals She Was Raped at Knifepoint During Her First Year in New York

October 05, 2013 01:08:41 GMT


Madonna opens up about the obstacle, the violence and the prejudice she had endured when she relocated to New York years ago trying to pursue her dream career as an artist. The Michigan-born singer reveals in the November 2013 issue of Harper's Bazaar that she was raped during her first year in the Big Apple.

"New York wasn't everything I thought it would be. It did not welcome me with open arms. The first year, I was held up at gunpoint. Raped on the roof of a building I was dragged up to with a knife in my back," she spills, "and had my apartment broken into three times. I don't know why; I had nothing of value after they took my radio the first time."
 
 
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