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Rihanna's 'What Now' Music Video Arrives in Full

November 15, 2013 16:06:44 GMT

Rihanna's new music video "What Now" has arrived in full via VEVO. Described as "a little demented", the video plays with silhouettes and eerie images of Rihanna as a lonely woman longing to feel anything at all.

"It's going to be kind of eerie, very creepy," Rihanna dished out when she shot the video last September in Phuket, Thailand. "Everybody is probably expecting a narrative video and a love story of some sort, and something really soft and pretty. It is kind of soft but it's really a little demented."
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Sandra Bullock to Receive Award at 25th Palm Springs International Film Fest

November 15, 2013 15:37:58 GMT

Sandra Bullock will be awarded the Desert Palm Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival. The "Gravity" star is set to travel to the festival's 25th edition at Palm Springs Convention Center on January 4 to receive the honor alongside Matthew McConaughey.

"Sandra Bullock is the epitome of cinematic talent and versatility," PSIFF festival chairman Harold Matzner said in a statement. "In her latest and arguably most demanding role as first-time astronaut Dr. Ryan Stone in 'Gravity', Bullock faces the primal nightmare of being stranded in space with no apparent way of returning."
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Rachel Bilson's Rep Denies Mischa Barton Feud

November 15, 2013 15:17:10 GMT

Rachel Bilson laughs off the rumor that she called her former "The O.C." co-stars to shun Mischa Barton, seven years after the series ended. Her representative slammed the report from RadarOnline.com that Bilson is holding grudge against Barton for ruining their careers with her past antics.

According to the website's so-called source, Bilson "is the one who basically made it be known that it's okay for everybody to wash their hands of Mischa and not forgive her past transgressions. It's really sad because [Mischa's] literally trying to set up dinners to make amends and Rachel is telling everybody to 'ignore her and she'll go away'."
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Rihanna and Drake Spent Time Together in Stripper Club

November 15, 2013 14:44:50 GMT

Rihanna and Drake spent a quality time together, in a strip club. The stars ended up at V Live Gentlemen's Club in Houston on early Thursday, November 14 and splashed out around $17,000 in cash for the dancers.

It all began with Drake visiting Rihanna on her Diamonds World Tour stop in Dallas and taking her out for dinner. She then showed up at his Houston show on Wednesday night accompanied by a friend and her assistant. Later in the wee hours of Thursday, Rihanna hit the strip joint at around 2 A.M alone. Drake stepped in half an hour later and asked the security guard to move Rihanna to his section.
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Jean-Claude Van Damme's Epic Split in Volvo Ad Becomes Viral

November 15, 2013 14:00:18 GMT

In order to demonstrate the stability and precision of Volvo Dynamic Steering, the motor company hired Belgian actor Jean-Claude Van Damme. At 53 years old, Van Damme was still able to show his famous flexibility by performing splits in between two moving Volvo trucks.

The Volvo commercial begins with a close shot of Van Damme's face before the camera pans out and shows that the actor is standing in between two trucks moving in reverse on some kind of runway. As the trucks drift apart, Van Damme spreads his legs while his arms stay folded.
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Joanna Krupa Says She Had Eating Disorder

November 15, 2013 09:16:08 GMT

Joanna Krupa had eating disorder in the past. The reality star tells PEOPLE that she suffered from eating disorder when she was an aspiring model, adding that she opted for laxative to deal with body image issues.

"I gained weight and struggled to lose it quickly in order to pursue my dreams of being a model. Being 20 years old, I had no idea how to lose weight fast and laxatives were an easy way out," she admits. The Poland-born model thankfully got rid of the bad habit. "Thank God I didn't hurt myself and stopped," the star of "The Real Housewives of Miami" says.
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David Bowie's 'Love Is Lost' Gets a New NSFW Visual Treatment

November 15, 2013 09:13:08 GMT

Late last month, David Bowie dropped his low-budget video for James Murphy's remix of "Love Is Lost". Now, the British singer decides to treat fans with a new expensive-looking clip for the same track.

Directed by Barnaby Roper, the 10-minute visuals opens with a kaleidoscope of clapping hands which later transforms into black and white images with geometric shapes. The images then generate two naked figures, a man and a woman.
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'Doctor Who' Releases Prequel Webisode Ahead of 50th Anniversary Special

November 15, 2013 08:54:43 GMT

Just a few days shy of "The Day of the Doctor" broadcast, "Doctor Who" surprises fans with a mini webisode that reveals the origin of John Hurt's character, which will be featured in the 50th Anniversary special. Titled "The Night of the Doctor", the prequel webisode has Paul McGann reprising his role as the Eighth Doctor.

It sees the Doctor on board a spaceship which is about to crash down. Cass, the pilot, refuses to enter the Doctor's TARDIS and when they land on the planet Karn, the Doctor is alive, but Cass doesn't survive.
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Video: Selena Gomez Performs 'Slow Down' on 'The X Factor'

November 15, 2013 08:22:44 GMT

Selena Gomez made a dazzling appearance in the Thursday, November 14 episode of "The X Factor (US)". Dressed in a slinky black outfit and a pair of black boots, the 21-year-old starlet treated her fans with a live rendition of her hit single "Slow Down".

Gomez was joined by several male and female dancers, who were all dressed in black. The singer was also seen dancing energetically to the song, which is featured in her first solo album "Stars Dance".
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Dario Franchitti Retires From Racing After Accident

November 15, 2013 08:06:38 GMT

Dario Franchitti is forced to stop racing following an October 6 car crash which caused spinal and ankle injuries as well as concussion. The four-time IndyCar champion delivered the sad news on Thursday, November 14.

"Since my racing accident in Houston, I have been in the expert care of some of the leading doctors and nurses, all of whom have made my health, my safety and my recovery their top priority. I am eternally grateful for the medical care I have received over the last several weeks. I'd also like to thank my family and friends for their unbelievable support," Ashley Judd's estranged husband said in a statement posted on his Twitter.
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New Promo for HBO's 'Looking': Jonathan Groff Browsing Through Online Dating Service

November 15, 2013 07:55:23 GMT

After teasing it in a promo, HBO has released an official trailer for its new gay-centric series, "Looking". It mostly centers on Jonathan Groff's Patrick who thinks there's nothing wrong with young people having "a life outside of work."

"This is San Francisco; that's why I live here. If I didn't want to have a life, I'd move to L.A.," he argues. He is caught browsing through online dating service but claims he's searching for a roommate.
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Asa Butterfield in Talks to Blackmail Clive Owen in 'King of Kastle'

November 15, 2013 07:29:38 GMT

Asa Butterfield is eyed to star in Benaroya Pictures' indie comedy "The King of the Kastle". The 16-year-old actor who was recently seen in "Ender's Game" is expected to join "Hemingway & Gellhorn" star Clive Owen who is already tapped to play the key role.

According to The Wrap, Owen will portray a philanderer in the movie and Butterfield is courted to tackle the role of a teenage boy who blackmails Owen's character. "Silver Linings Playbook" actress Jacki Weaver is attached to the project as well, but her role is still unspecified.
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Mariah Carey Posts the Wrong Mix of 'The Art of Letting Go', Blames Sound Engineer

November 15, 2013 07:26:48 GMT

Fans have been listening to the wrong version of Mariah Carey's new single, "The Art of Letting Go". On Thursday, November 14, three days after the song made its debut online, Carey took to her Facebook page to apologize, make explanation and share the "real mix" of the song.

"Hey Lambs, I have to tell you this, I can't do what I always do and say nothing at all. It is 3:30am (11.14), and I'm sitting on my bathroom floor, very upset by some news I just got from a close friend and employee," she said. In the lengthy statement, the former "American Idol" judge blamed the whole incident on her "brand new sound engineer."
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'Glee' 5.06 Preview: A Tribute to Billy Joel

November 15, 2013 07:13:03 GMT

"Glee" pays tribute to Billy Joel in the upcoming episode. A preview for the new outing opens with Darren Criss' Blaine sitting at a piano while covering one of the legendary singer's hits, "Piano Man".

Sam is headed for New York and gets shirtless as he takes part in a photo shoot to try to become a model. He has an interview with guest star Tyra Banks, who tells him, "Your lips, they're kinda like..." Sam completes her sentence, "Trouty?"
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Sarah Darling Confirms Marriage to James Muriel

November 15, 2013 07:09:10 GMT

Sarah Darling is so happy that she can't help revealing that she is actually married. The country star and her English boyfriend James Muriel got engaged in Key West, Fla. back in April and now the singer says that they actually got married in an informal ceremony shortly after the engagement.

"We had dated long-distance for more than a year, so when he moved to Nashville we knew right away we wanted to be together as husband and wife," Darling tells PEOPLE Country. "We had dated long-distance for more than a year, so when he moved to Nashville we knew right away we wanted to be together as husband and wife."
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Katy Perry Previews 'Unconditionally' Music Video

November 15, 2013 06:36:39 GMT

The music video for Katy Perry's "Unconditionally" is coming soon. The 29-year-old singer has announced that the visuals for the second single off her chart-topping album, "Prism", will be released in full on Tuesday, November 19 on MTV.

To build the anticipation, Perry has previewed her upcoming clip. Arriving on Thursday, November 14, the 40-second teaser opens with several men and women dancing in what may be a castle as snowflakes fall around them.
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'Heaven Is for Real' Trailer: The Young Boy Who Meets God

November 15, 2013 06:25:39 GMT

Randall Wallace's "Heaven Is for Real", an adaptation of true story about a young boy who goes to heaven, has got its first trailer. "Little Miss Sunshine" actor Greg Kinnear and "Sherlock Holmes" actress Kelly Reilly play the parents, while Connor Corum portrays the kid.

It retells 3-year-old Colton's near-death experience and subsequent claim that he visited Heaven where he met Jesus. His family and the members of his small town do not believe him until his stories identify people who have passed away and describe events that happened long before he was born.
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Lou Reed's Memorial Held in New York

November 15, 2013 06:12:24 GMT

Hundreds of fans paid tribute to rock legend Lou Reed who passed away on October 27 in a public memorial service on Thursday afternoon, November 14. The event took place near Lincoln Center's Paul Milstein Pool and Terrace.

Reed's Facebook page announced the memorial on Tuesday. According to the post, the memorial called "New York: Lou Reed at Lincoln Center" would serve as "a gathering open to the public - no speeches, no live performances, just Lou's voice, guitar music & songs - playing the recordings selected by his family and friends."
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Grammys to Commemorate The Beatles' U.S. TV Debut With 2-Hour Special on CBS

November 15, 2013 06:01:01 GMT

Grammys will celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' first TV performance with a two-hour special. To air on February 9 at 8 P.M. ET on CBS, "The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to The Beatles" will commemorate the time the legendary British band appeared and performed on "The Ed Sullivan Show".

Exactly 50 years before, at the same time and same station when the special will air, the Fab Four played five songs, including "I Want to Hold Your Hand" and "She Loves You", on the variety show. It was watched by 73 million viewers, more than one third of the nation's population. According to Nielsen, it was the largest audience that had ever been recorded for an American television program.
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Miley Cyrus Wears Modest Dress on Red Carpet of Bambi Awards 2013

November 15, 2013 04:50:00 GMT

Miley Cyrus took a break from showing off her skin. The twerking songstress covered up from top to toe in a black vintage long dress as she graced the red carpet of 2013 Bambi Awards at the Stage Theater Thursday night, November 14 in Berlin, Germany.

Miley rocked a Jean Paul Gaultier long gown with bell-like sleeves and chic high-rolled neckline that gave somewhat sci-fi vibes. She paired it with Fendi heels and Lorraine Schwartz jewels, including a gold choker necklace with big pearls. A neat hairdo and dark red lips completed her look.
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Jonas Brothers Reunite for a Gig in Mexico Without Kevin Jonas

November 15, 2013 04:41:54 GMT

After confirming their disbandment back in October, Jonas Brothers made a surprising appearance at the Telehit Awards which was held in Mexico City on Wednesday, November 13. Two members Joe Jonas and Nick Jonas were reuniting to perform at the event, while Kevin Jonas was nowhere to be seen.

The performance is a commitment made before the band's split. Prior to taking the stage together, Joe and Nick did an interview with Telehit but didn't mention why their oldest brother wasn't joining them. They only talked about Kevin when they revealed their plans for the upcoming holiday.
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'The Vampire Diaries' 5.08 Preview: Stefan Struggles to Move On

November 15, 2013 04:22:57 GMT

Stefan still struggles to overcome the events of the summer. In the next episode of "The Vampire Diaries", he admits that killing Silas doesn't help him move on with his life. At one point, he snaps at Katherine and chokes her when she tells him to relax.

Bonnie also does her best to cope with her new reality after being brought back to life. Now being the anchor to The Other Side, she feels the pain of every supernatural death as the consequences.
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Will Smith Officially Tapped for 'City That Sailed' With Shawn Levy Directing

November 15, 2013 04:09:16 GMT

Will Smith is officially on board to star in 20th Century Fox's adventure film called "The City That Sailed". "Night at the Museum" helmer Shawn Levy has been billed to serve behind the lens for the upcoming potential tentpole.

Scripted by Audrey Wells ("The Game Plan"), it will center on a father and daughter on the island of Manhattan as it breaks loose and sails across the Atlantic Ocean. Smith who serves as one of the producers is expected to play the father.
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Adam Levine Rumored to Be People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive

November 15, 2013 04:03:58 GMT

Adam Levine apparently has been chosen as PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive. GossipCop reported on Thursday, November 14 that the magazine would announce the title's holder on November 20. When asked for a comment, a representative for the magazine said, "We're not commenting on that right now."

Last year, the site reported that Channing Tatum was 2012's Sexiest Man Alive more than a week prior to the announcement. The report was spot on. If the coach of "The Voice" is indeed named as this year's Sexiest Man Alive, he will join Bradley Cooper, Ryan Reynolds and Johnny Depp who received the honor in 2011, 2010 and 2009 respectively.
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Super Mario Bros. Characters Get Gritty Treatment in 'The Four Players'

November 15, 2013 03:39:19 GMT

Polaris collaborates with screenwriter Evan Daugherty to pen and direct a series of short gritty films called "The Four Players" retelling Nintendo's classic Super Mario Bros. like people have never seen before. The titular video game hero is reimagined in "The Fixer", Luigi in "The Addict", Princess Peach in "The Star", and Toad in "The Soldier".

"Making these short films gave me a chance to really 'do my own thing,' while having a little fun treating one of my favorite video game properties with a darker vibe," Daugherty says. "I had been kicking around the idea for years before I was even working in the industry, so to finally be able to share these films with fans on Polaris is a very exciting thing."
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Harry Connick Jr. Takes a Jab at Mariah Carey for Slamming 'American Idol'

November 15, 2013 03:25:23 GMT

Harry Connick Jr. has responded to Mariah Carey's comment that compared "American Idol" to hell. After the R&B diva opened up about her experience working on the show last season, the new judge which joins the show for the upcoming 13th installment tweeted, "@MariahCarey - Must've been hard to judge in hell. Idol XIII: Welcome to heaven!"

Careful not to offend the "#Beautiful" songstress, the former "Will & Grace" star quickly added, "I LOVE @MariahCarey!!! no hate for that sweet lady - i just feel bad that she didn't have what we have - the best @AmericanIdol ever!"
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Alec Baldwin's Stalker Sentenced to Six Months in Jail

November 15, 2013 03:17:42 GMT

Alec Baldwin now may feel safer. A judge found Genevieve Sabourin, who was charged with 24 counts of harassment and stalking, guilty of all charges. On Thursday, November 14, she was sentenced to 180 days in jail plus 30 days following her outbursts in previous court proceedings.

"You had no right to continue communications or pursue contact you knew to be unwanted and unwelcome," Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Robert Mandelbaum said, as quoted by New York Daily News. "Your relentless and escalating campaign of threats and in-person appearances in private spaces served at a minimum to harass, annoy and alarm Mr. Baldwin."
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Rihanna Shares 'What Now' Music Video Sneak-Peek

November 15, 2013 03:09:16 GMT

Rihanna lets fans take a peek inside the anticipated music video for her single, "What Now". The 25-year-old singer has dropped a 35-second preview that features her screaming and whipping her head back and forth while singing the heartbreaking ballad.

Previously on Wednesday, November 13, Rihanna released a behind-the-scene video and revealed what to expect from her upcoming project. "It's gonna be kinda eery, very creepy because 'What Now' is one of those songs that you can get really boring with the visual," the star said.
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'Flowers in the Attic' TV Remake Gets Dramatic Trailer

November 15, 2013 02:37:37 GMT

Lifetime has debuted the first trailer for "Flowers in the Attic" TV movie. As it promises to "stay very true" to V.C. Andrews' controversial best-selling 1979 novel on which it is based, the sneak-peek video offers a glimpse at the incest storyline and children abuse.

The story centers on four Dollanganger siblings who, after the death of their father, are hidden in the attic of their grandmother's house for over two years as their mother tries to reclaim the family fortune. During their imprisonment, they endure physical abuse by their grandmother and the elder siblings, Cathy and Chris, develop romantic feelings for each other.
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Nick Frost Woos Rashida Jones With Salsa Dancing in 'Cuban Fury' Trailer

November 15, 2013 02:24:18 GMT

Nick Frost takes the dance floor in the first trailer for new romcom "Cuban Fury". He plays a down-on-his-luck man named Bruce Garrett who reignites his long-dormant passion for salsa dancing to impress the girl of his dreams at the office, played by Rashida Jones.

Chris O'Dowd is tapped to play Bruce's office nemesis, who makes it his mission to taunt the overweight bachelor every step of the way. Some scenes in the trailer even see the two co-workers engaging in a dance battle a la "So You Think You Can Dance".
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Andy Kaufman's Brother Says He Was 'Misquoted' on Death Hoax Claim

November 15, 2013 02:16:44 GMT

Andy Kaufman's brother, Michael Kaufman, backpedaled on his statement which suggested that his actor/comedian brother pranked his own death. In a phone interview with The Hollywood Reporter on Thursday morning, November 14, Michael said that he was overwhelmed with the amount of media attention these days.

"This is so, like, out of my league what's going on here," he said. Michael told the news outlet, "I think I've been misquoted, OK? I never came out with, 'He's alive.' I'm as skeptical as anybody else."
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Arcade Fire Announces 'Reflektor' North American Tour Dates

November 15, 2013 02:12:03 GMT

Arcade Fire is set to embark on a tour scheduled for next year in support of their critically acclaimed new album, "Reflektor". The Montreal-based band has just announced the dates for the North American leg.

The 28-date trek is set to kick off on March 7, 2014 at KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky. Win Butler and his bandmates will then visit Minneapolis, Auburn Hills and Pittsburgh before heading to Canada for their shows at Toronto's Air Canada Centre on March 13 and Ottawa's Canadian Tire Centre on the next day.
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'Star Wars Episode 7' Behind-the-Scenes Picture Shows R2-D2

November 15, 2013 01:50:52 GMT

J.J. Abrams teases "Star Wars Episode 7" with a first picture from behind the scenes posted on the Twitter page of his Bad Robot production company. The director is seen posing with familiar droid R2-D2 and a couple of crew. "Hi from the workshop! #StarWarsVII," the caption reads.

R2-D2 is an astromech droid which appeared in all six "Star Wars" films along with his protocol droid companion, C-3PO. R2-D2 inducted into Robot Hall of Fame in 2003 was portrayed by Kenny Baker in the previous movies, while his robot buddy was played by Anthony Daniels.
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John Oliver Leaving 'Daily Show' to Host Weekly Comedy Series on HBO

November 15, 2013 01:32:42 GMT

After serving a guest host on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" last summer, John Oliver is getting his own show. The British funnyman will leave the Comedy Central late-night program to headline a new talk show on HBO.

Slated to air on Sunday nights beginning in 2014, the yet-to-be-titled topical weekly comedy series will take a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events. It sounds similar to what Jon Stewart does on his "Daily Show", where Oliver has served as Senior British Correspondent since 2006.
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Russell Crowe Facing Massive Flood in Two 'Noah' Trailers

November 15, 2013 01:07:42 GMT

Two trailers, one of which is an international version, for Darren Aronofsky's epic biblical flick "Noah" have officially arrived. The God's eponymous messenger played by Russell Crowe is attempting to warn his people about a terrifying punishment sent in a form of massive flood. "I saw water. Death by water. And I saw new life," he says.

It starts with Noah waking up from a dream where he gets divine visions foretelling the end of the world. Methuselah (Anthony Hopkins) tells him, "My father said that one day, if man continued in his ways, the creator would annihilate this world. He speaks to you. You must trust that he speaks in a way you can understand."
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Chris Brown Released From Rehab as Outpatient

November 15, 2013 00:14:01 GMT

Chris Brown is not out of rehab yet, technically. The singer has been released as an outpatient and will complete his community service in Los Angeles area. He was spotted grabbing a bite to eat on Wednesday, November 13 in LA.

"Chris is continuing his rehab program as an outpatient and is also completing his community service in the Los Angeles area," Brown's representative said in a statement. "He appreciates all of your encouragement and support."
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Jake Gyllenhaal Got Stitches After On Set Accident

November 14, 2013 23:45:09 GMT

Jake Gyllenhaal was so into the character while filming his new film "Nightcrawler" that he landed in a hospital. The actor was shooting an intense scene as a crime scene reporter who punched a mirror when he "flipped out".

Gyllenhaal's representative Mara Buxbaum confirmed that the actor had the on set accident on Wednesday, November 13 and was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital. "Jake was indeed filming Nightcrawler when during the shooting of an intense scene his character purposefully banged his hand into the mirror," his rep told Us Magazine.
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Eddie Cibrian Says LeAnn Rimes Wants to Have Baby Girl

November 14, 2013 23:25:41 GMT

Eddie Cibrian revealed that he might start a family with LeAnn Rimes soon. The actor told Mario Lopez on "Extra" that they are working to have a baby and his wife of two years is longing for a baby girl.

"We work on it often," Rimes said with a laugh. Cibrian chimed in, "But nothing's popped out!" Rimes responded with another joke, "I know, sorry. I think about it often. We talk about it." Lopez then asked her, "Is it something you want?" She said, "Yeah, I think so. Right now, I'm actually ending a record deal that I've been in since I was 11, so 20 years at the same label. That ends next month, so, yeah, it's exciting. I'm trying to lay out the land and figure it all out for the next 10, 20 years of my life."