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November 06, 2013

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Justin Bieber Supports David Hasselhoff Against BS Stories

November 06, 2013 14:49:49 GMT


Justin Bieber got David Hasselhoff's back. The 19-year-old singer has an advice for the 61-year-old actor on how to handle false reports about them in media.

Bieber tweeted support for Hasselhoff after the "Baywatch" star found out about an article claiming he was once intimate with cheese. "Cheesey reporting as I NEVERposed naked surrounding myself with cheese THIS REPORTER IS A CHEESEY LIAR," Hasselhoff tweeted on Tuesday, November 5 night.
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Russell Brand Admits to Having Girlfriend

November 06, 2013 14:18:02 GMT


Russell Brand has confirmed that he is no longer single. The former husband of singer Katy Perry revealed to Huffington Post UK that he has a girlfriend but would not reveal her name.

In the conversation taking place on Monday, November 4 night, Brand said, "I'm in a relationship at the moment." The 38-year-old also shared, "I'm off to see my girlfriend," before leaving. This is contradictory to his statement during a stand-up show last month, in which he said he was "currently single".
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Ryan Lochte Seriously Injured Due to Overeager Teenage Fan

November 06, 2013 13:45:13 GMT


An over enthusiastic fan caused injury to Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte. The swimmer suffered from a torn MCL and a sprained ACL when a female fan ran towards him, and they toppled over.

The incident took place on Sunday, November 3 in Florida. A teenage fan spotted Lochte who then tried to catch her. The two toppled over and he hit his knee on a sidewalk curb. Meanwhile, the admirer who also fell to the ground was uninjured.
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'Baywatch' Star Alexandra Paul Ordered to Stay Away From Alleged Stalker

November 06, 2013 09:18:04 GMT


An alleged stalker of Alexandra Paul, Nicole Albrecht, has been granted a restraining order against the "Baywatch" star. Under the order, the actress is prohibited from harassing, intimidating, molesting, attacking, striking, stalking, threatening, assaulting, hitting, or abusing Albrecht.

According to TMZ, the incident concerning the two women started in 2011 when Albrecht and her brother went to Paul's Pacific Palisades house and asked if they could use her bathroom. Paul said yes. Albrecht later made another visit and brought a present. The German citizen, however, allegedly showed up three times in a week following the second visit. Albrecht reportedly also went to the same pool and gym as Paul.
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Selena Gomez to Perform 'Slow Down' on Thursday's 'The X Factor'

November 06, 2013 09:13:34 GMT


Selena Gomez will reunite with pal Demi Lovato on a Thursday, November 7 episode of "The X Factor (US)". The former Disney star will not join the singing competition as a judge, but she will appear at the show as a performer.

Gomez is set to perform "Slow Down", a hit single off her newest album "Stars Dance". The singer's first solo set was a success as it debuted at No. 1 on Billboard 200 after being released back in July.
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'Game of Thrones' Casts Styr of the Thenn in Season 4

November 06, 2013 08:46:02 GMT


"Game of Thrones" has just added another actor to the cast ensemble for season 4, which is currently filming in Europe. Russian actor Yuri Kolokolnikov is tapped to play Styr, the Magnar of Thenn, debunking previous speculation that Joseph Gatt would take the role.

Styr is the leader of Thenn, a clan of wildlings which, in the novel, is sent by Mance Rayder with other wildlings to attack the Wall. On the show, however, he may join other tribes to potentially invade Westeros under Mance's leadership.
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Lea Michele Includes Tribute Song for Cory Monteith 'If You Say So' in Debut Album

November 06, 2013 08:30:57 GMT


Lea Michele debuted a ribcage tattoo that read, "If You Say So," at an event last month. She didn't say what the words meant. However, she opened up about the meaning behind the new ink in a new interview with Elle.

When chatting with the magazine for its December issue, Michele revealed the words were the title of a song that she recorded for Cory Monteith. The words were the final thing the late star said to her before he died from a lethal combination of heroin and alcohol back in July.
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Miley Cyrus Gets New Tattoo of Grandmother's Portrait on Her Arm

November 06, 2013 08:29:18 GMT


Miley Cyrus now has a portrait of her grandmother Loretta Finley inked on her arm. The "Wrecking Ball" singer took to Instagram on November 5 to share a snap of the new tattoo which is located on her right forearm. The 20-year-old entertainer captioned the photo, "Because I am her favorite & she is mine."

In addition to sharing the final work, Miley uploaded a photo which was taken during the process. In a photo shared on her Twitter, she can be seen lying on a bed in black clothing. Kat Von D sits next to her, doing her job.
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'HIMYM' 9.09 Preview: Bryan Cranston Returns With a Job Offer

November 06, 2013 07:59:39 GMT


A new preview for the next episode of "How I Met Your Mother" gives a longer look at Bryan Cranston's return. Making its way out via Entertainment Weekly, it shows the former "Breaking Bad" actor in character as Hammond Druthers, Ted's former boss.

Hammond calls Ted, who is apparently watching a basketball game with Marshall, to offer him a job. When Ted quickly says "no" to his offer, Hammond threatens to vent his anger on Ted's Facebook wall, but Ted points out that they're not friends on Facebook.
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Austin Mahone Releases New Single 'Banga Banga'

November 06, 2013 07:47:45 GMT


Austin Mahone has returned with a new single called "Banga Banga". Originally slated to arrive on Sunday, November 10, the song was debuted on Chicago's B96 radio station on Tuesday night, November 5.

Unlike his previous songs, which include "What About Love" and "Say Somethin", the new song sounds less "poppy." "I like different styles of music, so I wanted to put something a little feisty out there. It's a little different, a little more mature," the Texas-born singer recently told Billboard of his newest release.
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Airline Official Denies Brandon T. Jackson's N-Word Accusation

November 06, 2013 07:26:54 GMT


A representative for U.S. Airways has released a statement to deny Brandon T. Jackson's allegation that one of their flight attendants made racial slur against the actor. According to the statement, Brandon caused a scene before he was removed from the plane on November 4.

"The disruptive behavior started with loud music being played by Mr. Jackson at his seat. He was asked several times to turn down the music. Additional erratic behavior was observed and that is when the crew made the decision to stop serving [alcohol to Brandon]. Once the crew determines to stop serving alcohol to a customer then their decision is final," the representative explained, adding that their staff members handled the situation appropriately.
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FOX Denies Planning 'Glee' Spin-Off With Lea Michele

November 06, 2013 07:16:13 GMT


"Glee" is not getting a spin-off treatment just yet. Contrary to report which said that a spin-off centering on Lea Michele's Rachel "is definitely happening," a representative for FOX which airs the musical drama says there's no truth to the story. Supporting the denial released by FOX's rep to Los Angeles Times, a source who works on the show tells E! News, "There is 'Glee' and 'Glee' only."

Radar Online first sparked the spin-off rumor, quoting a so-called insider as saying, "This will be announced soon." The source close to the situation allegedly added, "They're making the deals now and it also presents a viable exit plan for the main 'Glee' series itself - in that some of its core cast would also migrate to the Lea Michele project as 'Glee' is showing signs of aging."
News > Music News

Sting and Paul Simon Announce Joint Tour for 2014

November 06, 2013 07:08:27 GMT


Sting is set to embark on a string of tour dates with Paul Simon. Organizers from Live Nation announced on Tuesday, November 5 that the two musicians would hit arenas across North America in February and March 2014.

The organizers said as friends for many years, the collaboration between Simon and Sting on a tour would be a natural fit. According to a press release, at each stop "audiences will be treated to the unique pleasure of experiencing these two innovative musicians, in addition to solo performances with their respective bands, in what will surely be one of the most highly-anticipated concert events of 2014."
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Vanessa Carlton Reveals She Lost Her Unborn Baby, Cancels Tour Dates

November 06, 2013 06:52:53 GMT


Heartbreaking news comes from Vanessa Carlton. The singer announces on Facebook the cancellation of her tour dates and, in doing so, she opens up that she has just lost her pregnancy. She tells her fans that she needs time recuperate after an emergency surgery due to ectopic pregnancy complications.

"I was diagnosed with an ectopic pregnancy, or in my case it was a fallopian pregnancy (the embryo settled in my tube, which is the width of a straw.) This is not considered a viable pregnancy because the fetus cannot develop and it is a high risk situation for the mother because of the potential for tubal rupture and internal bleeding," she explains.
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Josh Hutcherson Says Jennifer Lawrence Is a Great Kisser

November 06, 2013 06:33:32 GMT


Josh Hutcherson, who shared a kiss with Jennifer Lawrence in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire", gushes over the Oscar-winning actress' kissing skill in a new interview. "She's a great kisser - so, yup, the bar is high," Hutcherson tells Cosmopolitan, as quoted by MTV UK.

The Peeta Mellark depicter shares his opinion on the kiss and explains what he thinks of his co-star. "I understand that she's definitely many a man's desire. For me, she's like a best friend and a sister, so it's a little bit incestuous," Hutcherson reveals.
News > Movie News

Jessica Biel Hires Troubled Babysitter in 'Truth About Emanuel' New Trailer

November 06, 2013 06:08:40 GMT


"The Truth About Emanuel" has released a trailer. Jessica Biel plays a mother of one named Linda who finds a new babysitter in the titular character. But the young girl applies for the job only because Linda bears striking resemblance to her mother.

Portrayed by Kaya Scodelario, Emanuel whose mother died giving birth to her seems to go along with the delusion as she's working as a babysitter for her new neighbor. She unwittingly enters a fragile, fictional world, of which she becomes the gatekeeper.
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Jimmy Kimmel Reveals Kids' Reactions to His 'I Ate Your Halloween Candies' Prank

November 06, 2013 05:02:36 GMT


For the third year in a row, Jimmy Kimmel asked parents to help his annual Halloween prank by telling their children that they ate all their hard-earned Halloween candies. On a Monday, November 4 episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!", the comedian shared a compilation of videos sent by parents when they jokingly lied to their kids.

"We got an avalanche of great responses," Kimmel said of his prank before playing the video. "It took us the whole weekend to go through them, but we did. And we pieced together our favorites."
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Jon Favreau to Direct Disney's Live-Action 'Jungle Book'

November 06, 2013 05:01:32 GMT


A new live-action adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale "The Jungle Book" is close to get a director. Deadline learns that Jon Favreau, who directed the first two "Iron Man" films, is in talks to helm the project for Disney.

"I can't say that much, but there is an interesting take that could be very cool, and the hope is to relaunch a family brand with certain mythic elements," Favreau says. "It is my first real family film since 'Elf', and there are action elements and visual effects that I feel like my experience on the 'Iron Man' films are going to be useful."
News > Music News

Paramore Drops 'Daydreaming' Music Video

November 06, 2013 04:52:22 GMT


Paramore has released the official music video for their new single, "Daydreaming". Arriving via MSN on Tuesday, October 5, the new clip features some behind-the-scenes shots from the group's recent two-night concert at London's Wembley Arena.

The footage intersperses with some scenes that see two girls catching a flight to London to see the band's performance. They sneak backstage and see their idols preparing themselves before hitting the stage. Lead vocalist Hayley Williams coincidentally sees the girls and greets them.
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Tom Cruise Denies Abandoning Suri, Says They Have 'Wonderful Relationship'

November 06, 2013 04:50:49 GMT


Tom Cruise opens up about his relationship with his daughter Suri in a court document supporting his legal battle with a magazine publisher. The "Edge of Tomorrow" actor filed a $50-million defamation lawsuit against Bauer Publishing Co. in October 2012 over reports published in Life & Style and In Touch magazines which claimed he "abandoned" Suri after separating from Katie Holmes.

"I have in no way cut Suri out of my life - whether physically, emotionally, financially or otherwise," he says in the documents filed on Tuesday, November 5, as quoted by TMZ. The "Oblivion" star goes on describing times he spent together with his daughter following the separation. "Even during the times when I was working overseas and was not able to see Suri in person, we were (and continue to be) extremely close," the document reads further.
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Ed Sheeran Debuts Music Video for 'The Hobbit' Soundtrack 'I See Fire'

November 06, 2013 04:22:31 GMT


Ed Sheeran announced on Monday, October 4 that he recorded a new song for upcoming movie "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug". Released on iTunes on Tuesday, November 5, the track called "I See Fire" will be played during the closing credits of the film.

"I very happy to announce I have written and recorded the end credits song for the new Hobbit movie 'The Desolation of Smaug'," the British redhead shared the exciting news on Twitter. He also revealed that he played all the instruments, except the cello, on the track.
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New 'Saw' Film in Active Development at Lionsgate

November 06, 2013 04:17:57 GMT


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An eighth installment of "Saw" franchise is reportedly in the works, despite report that the Jigsaw's journey ended in "Saw 3D". Bloody Disgusting reports Lionsgate is active in seeking a new direction for the next entry in the horror series after its three-year break.

Created by James Wan and Leigh Whannell, "Saw" was released annually since being first launched in 2004. The last movie came out in 2010. Despite being dubbed on home media as "The Last Chapter", it did offer loopholes that allow the titular killer to return.
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'Scandal' Finds Olivia's Mom in 'Treme' Star Khandi Alexander

November 06, 2013 04:13:00 GMT


"Scandal" casts Khandi Alexander as Olivia Pope's mom. The "Treme" actress, who is also best known for her role as Dr. Alexx Woods on "CSI: Miami", lands a recurring role on the Shonda Rhimes-created series as Maya Lewis and will appear in the third season in flashbacks starting this week.

In last week's episode, Olivia made a rare reference to Maya when she shared how Maya influenced her. At the end of the same outing, it was also revealed that circumstances surrounding Maya's death were much complicated than Olivia always thought they were.
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Charlie Sheen Sends Brooke Mueller a Photo of Cake With Grenade on Twitter

November 06, 2013 03:36:19 GMT


Charlie Sheen and his ex-wife Brooke Mueller's feud has heated up. On November 5, the actor sent a disturbing tweet to Mueller and wished her a happy birthday, although it was not her birthday.

The photo which was uploaded on Twitter shows a cake with a plastic grenade on top. "Happy Bday Brooke. When you're done sucking off the parking lot at Home Depot why don't ya 'blow' out this candle. c," he captioned the photo.
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Possible 'Star Wars Episode 7' Lead Roles and Plot Revealed in Casting Sheet

November 06, 2013 03:32:00 GMT


The main characters and the plot of "Star Wars Episode 7" may have been revealed. A casting sheet for open audition in U.K. for a major Disney film is linked to the J.J. Abrams hotly-anticipated project which will be produced under the Mouse House's ownership of George Lucas' production company.

The casting directors are looking for a young actress to play female lead named Rachel who is "quite young when she lost her parents." "With no other family, she was forced to make her way in a tough, dangerous town. Now 17 she has become street smart and strong," the sheet gives more details on the character.
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History Channel to Remake 'Roots' Miniseries

November 06, 2013 03:21:19 GMT


"Roots" remake is in the works on History. The cable channel, which has found success with its longform programs "The Bible" and "Hatfields & McCoys", has acquired rights to the 1977 hit show and to Alex Haley's 1976 novel "Roots: The Saga of an American Family", on which the miniseries was based.

History is now planning a new eight-hour take on the twelve-hour original, which still holds a record as the third-highest-rated U.S. television program. Mark Wolper, son of the late "Roots" executive producer David L. Wolper, is on board as executive producer for the new miniseries.
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Hugh Jackman and James Mangold in Talks for 'The Wolverine' Sequel

November 06, 2013 02:45:36 GMT


Hugh Jackman and James Mangold are expected to return for the upcoming third installment of "Wolverine" movie series. Jackman is in talks to reprise his role as the razor-clawed mutant while Mangold is courted to serve behind the lens like he did in the second film.

"The Wolverine" released this summer collected $132 million from domestic revenue and $280 million from foreign market, pushing its worldwide cume to $413 million. It becomes the second highest grossing "X-Men" film behind "X-Men: The Last Stand" ($459 million).
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People's Choice Awards 2014 Nominees in Music: Katy Perry Dominates With Five Nods

November 06, 2013 02:41:41 GMT


The nominations for 2014 People's Choice Awards in music field have been announced. Katy Perry leads the pack with five nominations in various categories that include Favorite Female Artist, Favorite Pop Artist and Favorite Music Fan Following.

Her chart-topping single "Roar" is up for Favorite Song, the same category that includes Pink's "Just Give Me a Reason" and Imagine Dragons' "Radioactive". The same song by Perry is also set to compete against One Direction's "Best Song Ever" and Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball" in Favorite Music Video category.
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Chef Charlie Trotter Dies at 54

November 06, 2013 02:25:48 GMT


Charlie Trotter, a famed Chicago chef and author of 14 cookbooks, has passed away. He died on Tuesday, November 5 at the age of 54. According to Chicago Tribune, his son Dylan found him unconscious at his home in Chicago. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, but was pronounced dead later.

"We are incredibly shocked and deeply saddened by the unexpected loss of Charlie at our home in Lincoln Park. He was much loved and words can not describe how much he will be missed," Trotter's wife, Rochelle, said in a statement.
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People's Choice Awards 2014 Nominees in TV: 'Glee' Continues Its Domination


November 06, 2013 02:09:32 GMT


"Glee" continues its domination in the annual People's Choice Awards. Following its seven nominations and five nominations at last year's and this year's PCAs respectively, the popular drama series now leads the pack of TV nominees for the upcoming event.

The Ryan Murphy-created show nabs eight nominations, facing off "2 Broke Girls", "The Big Bang Theory", "How I Met Your Mother" and "Modern Family" in Favorite Network TV Comedy category. Its stars Chris Colfer and Darren Criss are up against each other for Favorite Comedic TV Actor, while Jane Lynch and Lea Michele are competing with other female stars for Favorite Comedic TV Actress.
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People's Choice Awards 2014 Nominees in Movie: Sandra Bullock Leads With Five

November 06, 2013 02:00:12 GMT


Nominees for next year's People's Choice Awards have been uncovered. Sandra Bullock leads the pack in movie field with five coveted nods. Her co-star in "The Heat", Melissa McCarthy, along with Jennifer Aniston, Channing Tatum, Hugh Jackman, Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert Downey Jr., follows with three apiece.

Bullock is vying for Favorite Movie Actress against McCartney, Aniston, Gwyneth Paltrow and Scarlett Johansson. She once again faces off her "Heat" co-star, the "We're the Millers" starlet and the Marvel's Black Widow depicter to win Favorite Comedic Actress. In Favorite Dramatic Actress, meanwhile, she bumps into Amy Adams, Emma Stone, Halle Berry and Oprah Winfrey.
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'Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn' Baby Puppet Chuckesmee Revealed

November 06, 2013 01:19:13 GMT


A new clip from the Blu-Ray DVD release of "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part II" reveals a creepy puppet which was used during the movie's filming. Dubbed "Chuckesmee" by the crew, the 60lb franken-baby was supposed to be a stand-in for Edward and Bella's half-vampire/half-human infant daughter.

"Chuckesmee is one of the most grotesque animatronic babies ever to not be seen on film," said producer Wyck Godfrey. "You're trying to create something that's otherworldly with Renesmee. [But] the second you're holding it up you realize this is never going to work. No fake thing is ever going to do the trick."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Courtney Stodden and Doug Hutchison Confirm Marriage End

November 06, 2013 00:30:36 GMT


Courtney Stodden's representative finally confirmed the rumor that she has split from husband Doug Hutchison. The statement released via Mail Online said that the separation was mutual and that it has nothing to do with their age difference.

"After two and a half years of marriage, Courtney and Doug have decided to become legally separated," the rep said. "This is a mutual and amicable decision that they're making together." They will still live under the same roof but in different bedrooms and share the custody of their pet pooch, Dourtney. Hutchison will still also co-manage Stodden's career with her mother.
News > Celebrity Gossip

David Arquette's Girlfriend Pregnant With His Child

November 06, 2013 00:07:45 GMT


David Arquette is going to be a father again. The actor's girlfriend of two years, Entertainment Tonight correspondent Christina McLarty, is pregnant with their first child together.

Both Arquette and McLarty have not confirmed the baby news but TMZ reported that he has been boasting about being a daddy again to the crew of the movie he's shooting in Vancouver. Meanwhile Us Magazine's source said, "It came as a surprise. They are excited and happy even though this was unexpected."
 
 
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