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November 16, 2013

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Don Cheadle and Kristen Bell Joke Over Gang Shooting Incident

November 16, 2013 15:30:56 GMT


Don Cheadle and Kristen Bell turned their near death experience into a joke. The "House of Lies" stars were caught in the middle of a gang shooting while filming scenes for the Showtime series in South Central Los Angeles on Friday, November 15.

TMZ was the first to report that a dispute erupted among onlookers who are believed from two feuding gangs. Gun shots were fired among the crowd gathering at Nickerson Gardens housing projects where the cast and crew were filming. Cheadle and Bell reportedly had just finished filming a scene alongside guest star T.I. when the shooting happened.
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Rep, Friend and Audio Expert Confirm Sylvester Stallone Didn't Use N Word


November 16, 2013 15:00:25 GMT


Sylvester Stallone insisted that he did not use racial slur when he addressed several African-American photographers taking pictures of him at Beverly Hills' Caffe Roma. The actor was unintelligibly heard saying "This f**king n***er here, this f**ker", but his representative said he uttered, "f**king idiot."

According to TMZ, Stallone spent time at the cafe with friends on Thursday, November 14. As he left, a group of photographers followed him and apparently pissed off the actor. Stallone looked over his right shoulder and hurled the alleged N word. A female photographer was later heard in the video saying, "Why the racial slurs?"
News > Celebrity Gossip

Taylor Swift Dissed by Victoria's Secret Model Jessica Hart


November 16, 2013 14:12:11 GMT


While most Victoria's Secret angels praised the presence of Taylor Swift on their runway, one angel thought the country singer did not fit. Australian model Jessica Hart said after Wednesday, November 13 fashion show that Swift could not pull it off as the brand's model.

"No," Hart told WWD when asked whether Swift could be one of them. "I think, you know what, God bless her heart. I think she's great. But I don't know, to me, she didn't fit. I don't know if I should say that."
News > Movie News

James Bond Settlement Allows Villainous Blofeld's Return

November 16, 2013 06:23:34 GMT


The doors are open for supervillain Ernst Stavro Blofeld to fight James Bond again in the big screen. After a dispute for many years, now producers have reached settlement with Kevin McClory's estate and ultimately broke the barriers that prevented the SPECTRE leader and his organization from appearing in the recent Bond films.

Blofeld was born in a screenplay hatched by Ian Fleming and McClory. The feud happened after the former allegedly used the story in his novel "Thunderball" without crediting the latter.
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Emma Thompson Sexually Abused by Magician During 8th Birthday Party

November 16, 2013 06:00:05 GMT


Emma Thompson opens up about sexual abuse she experienced as a child. The Oscar-winning actress tells U.K.'s Daily Mirror that a magician paid by her parents to perform at her 8th birthday party made sexual advances.

"He was an old man with gray hair. And he took me behind a door and said, 'Would you like a sweetie?' " Thompson recalls. "I said, 'Oh, yes please,' but I had a funny feeling. He gave me the sweet and said, 'Will you give me a kiss?' and I said yes. So I went up to kiss him on the cheek and he planted his mouth on mine, stuck his tongue in my mouth and wiggled it about. I thought it was my fault - children always think it's their fault."
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'How I Met Your Mother' Spin-Off Gets Pilot Order

November 16, 2013 06:00:01 GMT


CBS is giving a "How I Met Your Mother" spin-off a try. The network has given a pilot commitment order to "How I Met Your Dad" from "HIMYM" creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas and "Up All Night" creator Emily Spivey.

Described as a kindred spirit of "HIMYM" telling the story from a female point of view, the spin-off tells a brand-new story with new characters and a new voice at its center. Ted and the gang's favorite hangout, MacLaren's Pub, will be featured in the potential new series.
News > Music News

Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert Premiere Full Visuals for 'We Were Us'

November 16, 2013 05:54:01 GMT


After teasing it with a sneak-peek clip, Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert finally premiere the official music video for their "We Were Us" in full. "Excited to share the official video for 'We Were Us' featuring Miranda Lambert with you all!!" Urban wrote on his Facebook page on Friday, November 15 and attached a link to the video.

The concept of the video is simple. Both country stars are featured performing the song together at a bar. Lambert looks beautiful in a black tight dress while joining Urban who sings and plays his guitar for several guests with whom they are sharing great times.
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Video: Sarah Silverman Returns Ex-Beau Jimmy Kimmel's Stuff on 'Live!' Show

November 16, 2013 05:22:47 GMT


Jimmy Kimmel reunited with his ex-girlfriend Sarah Silverman on his show, "Jimmy Kimmel Live!", Thursday night, November 14. The comedienne took the chance to return his old stuff which he left when he "left" her.

"It's like I never left, only you're married!" she quipped as she greeted the house band and Guillermo Rodriguez, the security on the studio. She then went through Kimmel's stuff, including his old toothbrush, some socks, a Palm Treo charger and a pair of jeans, which looked too big for him now.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Russell Brand Denied Entry Into South Africa

November 16, 2013 05:19:21 GMT


Russell Brand was forced to cancel his sold-out stand-up gig in South Africa after he was not able to board the plane. He was planning to head for Johannesburg on Friday, November 15, but he had passport problems. According to U.K.'s The Telegraph, Brand was denied to board the flight because he did not have two free pages in his passport, which is the minimum requirement to enter the country.

"Banned from South Africa. Here ready to go. Refused entry. Hope I can come soon #MessiahComplex," Brand tweeted, referring to his Messiah Complex tour. He attached a photo of him posing in front of a Virgin Atlantic sign at the airport along with the post.
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'Fifty Shades of Grey' Producer Considers to Release N-17 Version After R-Rated Run

November 16, 2013 05:14:07 GMT


"Fifty Shades of Grey" starring Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson might be made in two steamy versions, an R-rated cut and an even raunchier N-17 one. Producer Dana Brunetti talks the film's ratings in a recent interview with Collider.

"It'll be R, obviously it has to be R," he says. "This is just my opinion and this doesn't mean this is going to happen, but I always thought it would be really cool if we released the R version and then we had an NC-17 version that we released a few weeks later."
News > Music News

Taylor Swift Releases 'The Last Time' Music Video Ft. Gary Lightbody

November 16, 2013 04:50:45 GMT


Taylor Swift has just dropped the official music video for her collaboration with Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody, "The Last Time". The three-and-a-half-minute clip features the footage of the pop/country star's "Red" tour.

Swift is seen being joined by Lighbody when singing the song on the stage. The video also captures the excitement of fans who pack the concert venue and try to take some pictures of the stars with their cameras.
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'America's Next Top Model' Cycle 20 Reveals Winner, Jourdan Stumbles on Runway


November 16, 2013 04:39:47 GMT


Does "America's Next Top Model" crown its first-ever male winner? The 20th season which pitted girls against boys concluded on a Friday, November 15 episode with two guys and one girl in the Top 3.

At the beginning of the finale, one of them was sent packing, though. Cory Hindorff broke down in tears as he was eliminated, but Tyra Banks said that he would walk the runway along with the Top 2 as well as some previously-eliminated contestants.
News > Movie News

Justin Bieber Cries in 'Believe' First Trailer


November 16, 2013 04:39:29 GMT


Justin Bieber sheds a tear in the first trailer for his second documentary film "Justin Bieber's Believe". The Canadian pop star talks about dealing with critics, answers a question about being a possible next "train wreck," discusses his love life, and jokes about his shaggy pants.

"When you've reached a certain point in your life, there are people out there waiting to see you fall," says the 19-year-old singing sensation. "But rather than let gravity take you down, sometimes you have to take matters into your own hands and fly."
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Jay-Z Continues Partnership With Barneys Despite Racial Profiling Claims

November 16, 2013 04:11:49 GMT


Jay-Z, who recently was pressured to drop partnership following racial profiling claims surrounding upscale retail chain Barneys New York Inc., has decided to continue their partnership. The rapper explains in a statement released on his site that he will also join a council fighting racial profiling.

"I have agreed to move forward with the launch of BNY SCC collection under the condition that I have a leadership role and seat on a council specifically convened to deal with the issue of racial profiling," Jay-Z says in the statement.
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Blink-182 Joined by LL Cool J to Perform at Los Angeles Show

November 16, 2013 04:00:04 GMT


Blink-182 welcomed a special guest when they took the stage at The Wiltern in Los Angeles earlier this week. The California rock band was performing "Dammit", a track off their 1997 album "Dude Ranch", when they introduced "the one and only" LL Cool J.

The rapper walked onto the stage wearing a black T-shirt and a pair of black shades. He performed his 1991 hit called "Mama Said Knock You Out" before leaving the stage so Tom DeLonge and his bandmates could resume their show.
News > Movie News

Javier Bardem in Talks to Play Captain Blackbeard in Peter Pan Origin Movie

November 16, 2013 03:56:19 GMT


Javier Bardem is reportedly offered a coveted role in "Peter Pan (2015)". The actor who played James Bon's villain in "Skyfall" is allegedly in negotiations to play the main baddie, pirate Captain Blackbeard, in the upcoming Peter Pan origin film.

"Anna Karenina" director Joe Wright is in talks to helm the project for Warner Bros. Jason Fuchs ("Ice Age: Continental Drift") is tapped to pen the screenplay which will see the orphan kid being taken to Neverland where he will lead the Lost Boys against evil pirates.
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Alec Baldwin Apologizes as MSNBC Suspends His Talk Show Following Use of Gay Slur

November 16, 2013 03:24:29 GMT


Just a month after it debuted, "Up Late With Alec Baldwin" is yanked off the schedule by MSNBC, not because of its ratings. Instead, the network decides to suspend the late-night talk show for two weeks following Alec Baldwin's confrontation with a paparazzo earlier this week.

In a statement posted on MSNBC.com Friday night, November 15, the former "30 Rock" star expresses his regret. "I would like to address the comments I made this past week," he begins. "I did not intend to hurt or offend anyone with my choice of words, but clearly I have - and for that I am deeply sorry. Words are important. I understand that, and will choose mine with great care going forward."
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Chris Brown Attends Party With Karrueche Tran After Leaving Rehab

November 16, 2013 03:22:24 GMT


Chris Brown, who is now continuing his anger management rehab as an outpatient, was spotted at a party with his girlfriend Karrueche Tran on Thursday, November 14, a few hours after the rehab news was out. Brown and Tran attended Jhene Aiko's "Sail Out (EP)" album release party at Space 15 Twenty in Hollywood. An onlooker told E! News that Brown's mood was "regular, real regular."

Brown checked into rehab for anger issues in late October to "gain focus and insight into his past and recent behavior." He was expected to stay in the facility for three months. On Thursday, a representative confirmed that he would continue his treatment as an outpatient. The "With You" singer would also complete his community service in the Los Angeles area.
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'The Heat' Gets Spin-Off Focusing on Jamie Denbo and Jessica Chaffin's Characters

November 16, 2013 03:16:13 GMT


A spin-off to Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy's cop-buddy comedy "The Heat" is in the works. Director Kevin Feig opens up that the project will center on Beth and Gina played by Jamie Denbo and Jessica Chaffin respectively in the original movie.

"Jamie and Jessica are two of the funniest people on this planet," Feig says as quoted by Deadline. "They took small roles in 'The Heat' and turned them into characters worthy of their own movie. I can't wait to unleash Beth and Gina on the world. Run for your lives."
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Timbaland Drops New Single 'Know Bout Me' Ft. Drake and Jay-Z

November 16, 2013 03:05:05 GMT


The studio version of Timbaland's new single called "Know Bout Me" has arrived online. Featuring guest vocals from Jay-Z and Drake, the song was previously previewed by the producer while touring on "Magna Carter World Tour".

The new track opens with Jay-Z taking the intro, saying, "We gotta sell these n***as a dream." Timbaland then drops the first hook before Drake emerges to deliver his verses, bragging, "Got some things on the wrist, Cartier with the diamonds / If this was 10 years ago, n***a would have went diamond." James Fauntleroy is also featured to take care of the outro.
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San Francisco Batkid Miles Scott Cheered on by Celebrities

November 16, 2013 02:34:41 GMT


San Francisco was turned into Gotham City Friday, November 15 to help make 5-year-old Miles Scott's dream come true. Thousands of people showed up on the street and many others tuned in online to witness the Make-A-Wish kid channeling his inner favorite crime-fighting hero, Batman.

Many celebrities applauded the youngster on Twitter. Actor Jason O'Mara who voiced the Caped Crusader in "Justice League: War" wrote on his social media, "Big shout out to #MilesScott aka #SFBatKid for saving Gotham City today. From one Batman to another, great job."
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FXX Lands 'The Simpsons' Reruns in Lucrative Deal

November 16, 2013 02:30:45 GMT


FXX is now the exclusive cable home for "The Simpsons". The network has acquired cable, VOD and non-linear rights to the animated comedy series and will become the first cable channel to air the long-running show.

The deal covers 24 seasons (530 episodes) of the Emmy-winning comedy as well as subsequent seasons after they first air on FOX. All seasons will become available starting in August 2014, with the 25th installment expected to air in September, when the 26th season premieres on FOX.
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Alec Baldwin Screams at Reporter in Latest Angry Confrontation

November 16, 2013 02:19:07 GMT


Alec Baldwin angrily confronted reporters again. After he allegedly threw anti-gay slur at a paparazzo on Thursday, November 14, he was involved in at least three incidents with paparazzi on Friday. In the latest incident, Baldwin was caught on camera screaming at a female reporter in New York City.

In a video obtained by TMZ, Baldwin seemingly said, "F**k you," before going to his waiting car. He later asked some police officers to arrest the reporter. The site noted that no one was arrested following the incident.
News > Music News

Tyga and Justin Bieber Tease 'Wait for a Minute' Video

November 16, 2013 02:03:12 GMT


Tyga and Justin Bieber shot the music video for their collaboration, "Wait for a Minute", in Long Beach, California earlier this week. On Friday, November 17, the rapper and the Canadian pop singer decided to tease their upcoming project with a behind-the-scenes clip.

Arriving via MTV, the one-minute snippet features Tyga and Bieber joining forces on the video filming set. They dance and act in front of a green screen with a lady as some parts of their song are played as the background.
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Warner Bros. Producer Reveals Batman Drones in 'Man of Steel 2'

November 16, 2013 01:45:10 GMT


An exciting info regarding Batman storyline in "Man of Steel 2" might have been revealed. Warner Bros. producer Daniel Alter recently wrote on Twitter that a semi-retired Bruce Wayne would be using robots to fight crimes in the upcoming film.

The "Hitman" producer also confirmed Wayne's estrangement from his former protege, Dick Grayson. "Can't wait for #BatmanvsSuperman.. #batfleck semi-retired/not speaking to Robin anymore.. Controlling drones from the batcave," he tweeted.
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'The Killing' Is Revived Again for Final Season on Netflix

November 16, 2013 01:44:00 GMT


"The Killing" is brought back to life again after canceled twice by AMC. This time, Netflix comes to the rescue by picking up the crime drama series for a shortened fourth season consisting of 6 episodes, which will be billed as the series' "final season."

"The rich, serialized storytelling in 'The Killing' thrives on Netflix, and we believe that it is only fitting to give Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder a proper send off," Cindy Holland, vice president of original content for Netflix, says in a statement. "We are looking forward to offering fans - both existing and new - a series that we know is perfectly suited for on-demand viewing."
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Terrence Howard Blames His 'Iron Man 2' Cut on Robert Downey Jr.

November 16, 2013 01:10:38 GMT


Terrence Howard discussed the reason why he didn't reprise his role in "Iron Man 2". He revealed the drama behind his cut from the tentpole franchise during a recent appearance on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live", saying that his statement was "going to get me into a lot of trouble."

"It turns out that the person that I helped become Iron Man, when it was time to [...] re-up for the second one took the money that was supposed to go to me and pushed me out," he said. "We did a three-picture deal. So that means, you did the deal ahead of time. It was going to be a certain amount for the first one, a certain amount for the second, certain amount for the third."
 
 
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