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November 05, 2013

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Katy Perry's 'Prism' Inspected Over Biosecurity Concern

November 05, 2013 13:51:12 GMT


Katy Perry's new CDs are being inspected over biosecurity concern. Australian officials have been told to inspect the deluxe and international edition of "Prism" which contain seeds from overseas country. The "Unconditionally" singer encourages her fans to plant the seeds and "spread the light".

"Seeds or plant material of international origin may be a weed not present in Australia or the host of a plant pathogen of biosecurity concern," a spokesperson for Australian Department of Agriculture said. "The Australian Government has a strong system in place to detect and respond to material of biosecurity concern. This includes the inspection of mail, cargo and baggage."
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DMX Arrested Outside South Carolina Airport

November 05, 2013 13:21:11 GMT


For the umpteenth time, DMX comes face to face with the law. The rapper, who makes more headlines about his crime than his music, was arrested on Monday, November 4 outside South Carolina airport for driving with a suspended license and without a vehicle tag and insurance.

DMX was spotted while driving up the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport by an airport police who was familiar with his criminal records. The officer found out that the rapper did not have a valid license with him and sent him to jail. According to Spartanburg County Detention Center, DMX was booked at 6:27 P.M., and was released a few hours later after posting $1,335 bond.
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Eminem: 'Rap God' Is Not Homophobic

November 05, 2013 09:18:46 GMT


Last month, Eminem was slammed by many people, including openly gay musicians, after releasing a song called "Rap God". The Detroit rapper was accused of being homophobic for using lines like "little gay-looking boy" and "f***t" in the track that will be featured in his newest album, "MMLP2".

Now, Eminem responded to the accusation in a new interview with Rolling Stone. He insisted that the lyrics in the song were not meant to hurt anyone, saying, "I don't know how to say this without saying it how I've said it a million times. But that word, those kind of words, when I came up battle-rappin' or whatever, I never really equated those words [to mean homosexual]."
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Nina Agdal on Adam Levine's Engagement to Behati Prinsloo: 'I'm Happy for Them'

November 05, 2013 09:05:12 GMT


Nina Agdal opens up about past romance with Adam Levine in a new interview with Ocean Drive magazine. When asked if she learned anything from her failed relationship with the Maroon 5 member, the Sports Illustrated model says, "No, it didn't [teach me anything about love]. I am 21 years old, and I don't think anyone who is 21 knows what love is about yet."

Agdal, who broke up with the coach of "The Voice" in June, continues saying that there is no bad blood between them following the announcement of his engagement to Behati Prinsloo. "I think love just happens. It happened to them and I'm happy for them," she explains.
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Alison Gold Returns With 'Chinese Food' Prequel 'ABCDEFG'

November 05, 2013 08:27:18 GMT


Alison Gold, the girl who debuted a creepy song about Chinese food back in October, has returned with a new track. Entitled "ABCDEFG", the song arrived with its accompanying video on Monday, October 4.

In the video, Gold is seen reuniting with music producer Patrice Wilson, whose record label ARK Music Factory is also responsible for Rebecca Black's "Friday". Gold's new clip opens with Wilson staring down at his doll houses.
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Nicolas Ghesquiere Named as Louis Vuitton's Artistic Director

November 05, 2013 07:54:39 GMT


Nicolas Ghesquiere has been chosen to replace Marc Jacobs as artistic director at Louis Vuitton. Last month, Jacobs left the position after 16-year tenure to focus on his namesake brand.

"The Maison Louis Vuitton is thrilled to welcome Nicolas Ghesquiere, one of today's greatest talents," read a statement from the fashion house. "He will bring a modern creative vision to the House's women's collections, building on the values of refinement, savoir faire and extreme quality which are at the heart of the Louis Vuitton Maison since 1854."
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Carrie Underwood, Ariana Grande and More to Perform at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

November 05, 2013 07:12:24 GMT


Carrie Underwood has been announced as a performer at the 87th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The country crooner, who will bring along her "The Sound of Music Live!" co-stars, is joining other performers that include Ariana Grande, Fifth Harmony, Austin Mahone, Goo Goo Dolls and Florida Georgia Line.

The bearded Robertson family from the popular A&E show "Duck Dynasty" will make appearances alongside Kellie Pickler, Megan Hilty, Kristin Chenoweth and Joan Jett. Meanwhile, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots will take part in the event with the cast of "Sesame Street".
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Marie Osmond Says She Underwent Breast Reduction Surgery

November 05, 2013 07:11:57 GMT


Marie Osmond said that she opted to undergo breast reduction surgery when she was young. The 54-year-old singer/actress made the revelation as she stopped by "The Talk" on Monday, November 4, explaining that she "had very large breasts."

"I had a breast reduction. I was my mother's daughter. I was in like, twentysomething [years old]," Osmond told the show's hosts, adding that at that time she had E-cup breasts. "Seriously, women can get so big and you look like human zippers. And honestly, I did it too because my back hurt. I don't get the big boob thing," she admitted.
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President Obama to Host 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' Screening at White House

November 05, 2013 06:10:48 GMT


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"Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" will be screened at the White House this coming weekend. President Barack Obama will be joined by Harvey Weinstein, director Justin Chadwick and cast Idris Elba and Naomie Harris.

"Knowing what a strong relationship President Obama has with President Mandela, it's an honor for this film to be shown at the White House," Weinstein says in a statement. Nelson Mandela's daughters Zindzi and Zenani Mandela will be present as well.
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Nick Jonas Heats Up 'Careful What You Wish For' Teaser

November 05, 2013 06:04:36 GMT


Nick Jonas shows off his guns on a teaser of his upcoming thriller "Careful What You Wish For". The youngest member of the Jonas Brothers is seen having a steamy makeout session with Isabel Lucas in another scene.

Nick plays a high schooler named Doug Martin who gets a lot more than he bargained for when he's drawn into an affair with the young wife of a wealthy businessman. Isabel portrays the wife and Dermot Mulroney is the husband.
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The Weeknd Joins Justin Timberlake on 'The 20/20 Experience' Tour

November 05, 2013 06:00:20 GMT


The Weeknd has announced that he will support Justin Timberlake for a few dates of his "The 20/20 Experience" tour. The Canadian singer shared his excitement on Monday, October 4, tweeting a poster of Timberlake's upcoming tour. "justin timberlake // the weeknd," he simply captioned it.

He will serve as the opening act for six dates, starting on November 6 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. He will rejoin with Timberlake when they hit arenas in Hartford, East Rutherford, Philadelphia, Raleigh, and Nashville.
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Katy Perry Beats Justin Bieber as Most Followed Person on Twitter

November 05, 2013 05:59:09 GMT


Katy Perry is now the most popular person on Twitter. The "Roar" singer beat Justin Bieber with 46,529,319 followers on Monday morning, November 4. The "Baby" singer, meanwhile, had 46,507,829 followers. Back in January, Bieber snagged the first position from Lady GaGa.

Perry also has more "likes" on Facebook compared to Bieber. She has 59.26 million while the 19-year-old pop star has 57.28 million. The Mother Monster, who currently has 40.39 million Twitter followers, is the strongest on Facebook with 60.35 million "likes".
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Brant Daugherty Eliminated From 'Dancing with the Stars'

November 05, 2013 04:33:38 GMT


Brant Daugherty's journey on "Dancing with the Stars" came to an end on Monday night, October 4. The "Pretty Little Liars" star said after his elimination, "I've learned something I never thought I'd be able to learn in my life. I learned a lot about myself and I'm just very very grateful for the opportunity."

Cher guest judged that night. Brant danced the Foxtrot with Peta Murgatroyd to Cher's "Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss)" from movie "Mermaids". All the three judges agreed that Brant had the star quality and did a good job, but Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli pointed out that he could have done it better if he worked on his finesse more. The couple got a 9 each from the judges.
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The Wanted Performs 'We Own the Night' on 'Good Morning America'

November 05, 2013 04:08:57 GMT


British boyband The Wanted promoted their newest album, "Word of Mouth", by rocking the stage of "Good Morning America" on Monday, November 4. The five boys treated fans who packed the studio in New York's Times Square with the live renditions of their hit singles.

Max George and his bandmates opened their set on the ABC morning show with "We Own the Night", the fourth cut off their third studio effort. They continued their performance with "I Found You", the second single taken from the same record.
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'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Debuts New Trailer at Live Fan Event

November 05, 2013 03:49:01 GMT


A fresh trailer for "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" has just been released during a global live fan event along with a new poster and behind-the-scene look at the movie's making. The video is filled with new footage that gives glimpses at the dwarves' epic journey to the Lonely Mountain to reclaim their homeland.

The event was broadcast online from around the world including New York, London, Los Angeles and Wellington, New Zealand. Director Peter Jackson along with cast Orlando Bloom, Andy Serkis, Evangeline Lilly and Richard Armitage among others was on hand at the event hosted by CNN anchor Anderson Cooper.
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Blake Lively Doesn't Work Out, Eats Chocolate Every Day

November 05, 2013 03:48:43 GMT


The new face of L'Oreal Paris, Blake Lively, talks about secret of her fit body with Vogue Paris. Speaking to the magazine, the former "Gossip Girl" star reveals unusual tips to maintain her figure. When asked if she follows special diet, the actress says, "No! I'm lucky to have an active lifestyle."

She continues saying that she does not even work out strictly. "I'm always on the go. I don't need to have a (trainer) or pay attention to what I eat. I can't start my day without a cup of hot milk chocolate or finish without crunching a few dark chocolate squares. It's good for my morale," Blake explains.
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Ellie Goulding Shares a Snippet of 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Soundtrack

November 05, 2013 03:09:38 GMT


Ellie Goulding has previewed "Mirror", a song that she recorded for upcoming movie "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire". The 90-second teaser features the British artist singing over the crashing synths and twinkling piano.

"I look in the mirror/ And I try to see myself/ We ever look terror/ From the games I played so well," she croons. "I try to see clearer/ I try to forget the thoughts I started/ I try to be nearer/ To where you are/ To where you are."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Justin Bieber Reportedly Parties With 30 Girls in Rented Mansion

November 05, 2013 02:40:36 GMT


In addition to visiting a club called Centauros as he was in Brazil, Justin Bieber reportedly held a party with 30 girls in a rented mansion. According to Brazilian newspaper Extra, Bieber went to Zax Club in Barra, west Rio, at around 1:30 A.M. on Sunday morning, November 3.

The Canadian pop star partied in a private room on second floor and left the establishment at around 3 A.M. The singer was said leaving the place with his bodyguards and 30 girls whom he personally hand-picked. The group allegedly continued partying at a rented mansion in Joa, west Rio.
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Lydia McLaughlin Exits 'Real Housewives of Orange County' After One Season

November 05, 2013 02:31:15 GMT


Lydia McLaughlin is leaving "The Real Housewives of Orange County" after joining the Bravo show for one season only. The granddaughter of Canadian media mogul Geoff Stirling confirms that she will not return for the upcoming ninth cycle.

The married mother of two tells Us Weekly, "It's bittersweet." The 32-year-old magazine entrepreneur adds, "I compare it to breaking up with a boyfriend you know you're not going to end up with - it's hard, but overall you know you're doing the right thing."
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Gerard Butler and Vin Diesel in Talks for Video Game Adaptation 'Kane and Lynch'

November 05, 2013 02:21:55 GMT


"Law Abiding Citizen" duo Gerard Butler and Vin Diesel could reunite in a new movie. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the former is in negotiations to play Kane in a big-screen adaptation of video game "Kane & Lynch", while the latter gets an offer to portray Lynch.

Lionsgate initially planned to pair Bruce Willis with Jamie Foxx on the key roles and Simon Crane at the helm. After the stalled attempt, now the project is back on track at Nu Image/Millennium with F. Gary Gray on board as a director. He previously worked with Butler and Diesel in the 2009 thriller "Law Abiding Citizen".
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Taylor Swift to Receive Country Music Association's Pinnacle Award


November 05, 2013 01:51:12 GMT


Taylor Swift is already a winner at the upcoming Country Music Association Awards. The 23-year-old country star is set to receive the rare Pinnacle Award for her worldwide success and her contribution to country music.

Swift will accept the award on November 6, during the 47th Country Music Awards ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee. Interestingly, the "I Knew You Were Trouble" crooner will become the second person to receive the honor.
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'Breaking Bad' Creator Vince Gilligan to Guest Star on 'Community'

November 05, 2013 01:37:32 GMT


Vince Gilligan is going to make his acting debut on the upcoming fifth season of "Community". EW reports the "Breaking Bad" creator will play a smooth-talking gold digger who fuels a fight between Annie (Alison Brie) and Abed (Danny Pudi).

The Dan Harmon-created comedy series will kick off its season 5 on January 2, 2014. Filming for the episode where Gilligan will make a guest appearance takes place this week. The episode is expected to air in either late winter or early spring next year.
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Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg Reunite for 'American Ultra'

November 05, 2013 01:05:00 GMT


Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg are set to reunite for action comedy "American Ultra". The movie is scripted by Max Landis ("Chronicle") and will be directed by Nima Nourizadeh ("Project X"). Filming will begin in April next year.

The new film will follow a stoner named Mike who lives with his girlfriend Phoebe in a small, sleepy town. Their lives turn upside down when his past comes back to haunt him and he becomes the target of a government operation set to wipe him out.
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'NCIS' Welcomes Emily Wickersham as Series Regular


November 05, 2013 01:02:32 GMT


Emily Wickersham will be a surge of fresh air for "NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service". The actress has been promoted to series regular even before her face hits the screen on the CBS drama.

CBS announced on Monday, November 4 that Wickersham's Elanor "Ellie" Bishop will join the team every week. The actress was previously signed for a multi-episode recurring role and her character will be introduced for the first time in the November 19 episode. Bishop, an NSA analyst, will be assisting Gibbs and the team when a confidential briefing involving the Secretary of the Navy was bugged.
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Lady GaGa Splits From Longtime Manager Troy Carter

November 05, 2013 00:22:42 GMT


Turns out, the trouble is not between Lady GaGa and her man Taylor Kinney. A new report surfaced that GaGa has ended her long-term partnership with manager Troy Carter after Sunday, November 3 show at YouTube Music Awards.

According to Showbiz 411, GaGa and Carter have issues over "creative differences". Although he was by her side since the beginning of her career, Carter was not involved in the "ARTPOP" album campaign. GaGa has refused to take advice from Carter. "She doesn't take direction anymore," a source said.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Rep Confirms Drew Barrymore's Second Pregnancy


November 04, 2013 23:19:53 GMT


Drew Barrymore is taking no break in having kids. The 38-year-old actress is pregnant with baby number two, her representative confirmed to several media on Monday, November 4. Her first child with artist Will Kopelman, daughter Olive, was born in September 2012.

The news came shortly after Barrymore was spotted with a loose dress on Saturday, November 2 at the LACMA Art and Film Gala that honored director Martin Scorsese and artist David Hockney. The tiny baby bump was seen again the next day when she was out in West Hollywood, California.
 
 
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