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November 21, 2013

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Aaron Carter Files for Bankruptcy, Owes More Than 3 Million Dollars

November 21, 2013 16:07:04 GMT

Former child singer Aaron Carter has filed for bankruptcy. The 25-year-old filed the legal documents, revealing that he has debts totaling $2,204,854 including credit card charges of $31,166, but only has assets total $8,232.16.

According to TMZ, Carter also owes taxes bills to IRS, amounting to $1,368,140. With the big numbers, Carter therefore is filing for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. In order to file such document he had to list his assets and that includes his pooch which he claims has zero value.
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Kanye West Gets a Toilet Response From Zappos

November 21, 2013 15:46:07 GMT

Zappos.com officially declares a war of words to Kanye West with their response to the rapper's complaints about them. The online retailer posted a photo of a toilet and its plunger and used references to some of West's music.

The story began when West slammed the CEO of the shoe retailer on novelist Bret Easton Ellis' podcast on Monday, November 18. "I got into this giant argument with the head of Zappos that he's trying to tell me what I need to focus on," the 36-year-old said. "Meanwhile, he sells all this s**t product to everybody, his whole thing is based off of selling s**t product."
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Justin Bieber Compares His Career to Michael Jackson's

November 21, 2013 15:20:18 GMT

Being put under media scrutiny all his pop stardom, Justin Bieber gives people the F word. The 19-year-old said he has all the time in the world because Michael Jackson did not even hit the highest pinnacle of his career until in his 20s.

Bieber and his manager Scooter Braun did an in-depth interview with The Hollywood Reporter to talk about how the public viewed his antics in the past few month, "I don't give a f**k," Bieber stated, elaborating "Not 'I don't give a f**k' to just be reckless and do whatever, but 'I don't give a f**k what they say'."
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Yo Gotti Drops 'LeBron James' Music Video

November 21, 2013 09:10:25 GMT

Yo Gotti has returned with the visuals for his single called "LeBron James". The nearly-four-minute clip features the Memphis rapper showing off his excessively big chains, impressive throne and luxurious cars while comparing himself to the NBA player.

"Big wheels on my Phantom, got it sittin' crooked/ 3 birds for a show, n***a gon' book it," he takes the hook. "I'm LeBron James, you a f**kin' rookie/ You probably want a ticket I'mma go and book it."
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Britney Spears' Ex-Fiance Jason Trawick Seeing 'Hunger Games' Star Leven Rambin

November 21, 2013 09:08:29 GMT

Britney Spears is apparently not the only one who has found herself a new love after calling it quits with Jason Trawick. Her ex-fiance has allegedly moved on from the past romance as well by dating a much-younger actress Leven Rambin.

A source tells Us Weekly that the 42-year-old celebrity manager and the 23-year-old blond beauty "are hooking up and dating." Another source says similar thing about the nature of their relationship, adding, "She really likes him." It's not clear when the pair began seeing each other.
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Lily Allen: Twitter Feud With Azealia Banks Helps Me Write Songs

November 21, 2013 08:39:24 GMT

Earlier this year, British singer Lily Allen was involved in a Twitter feud with raptress Azealia Banks. In a new interview with Nick Grimshaw on BBC Radio 1, Allen admitted that the beef motivated her to write new music.

"There was one person that was particularly nasty to me on Twitter for no apparent reason," Allen told Grimshaw. "And I was struggling with finding my voice - not my singing voice, because I've never found that - but my writing voice."
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'Person of Interest' Bosses Defend the Big Death, Reveal Reese's Reaction

November 21, 2013 08:16:01 GMT

"Person of Interest" bid farewell to one of its regular actors in its latest episode with a major death that left fans shocked. While some are still coming to terms with [SPOILER ALERT!] Detective Jocelyn "Joss" Carter's demise, the show's bosses quickly justify their decision to kill off the character.

Although realizing that "there would be a certain amount of trauma inflicted on our audience in terms of the loss of one of our central characters," executive producer Greg Plageman says it had to be done because "in order for the stakes to feel real on the show and embrace that element of life, there had to be an element of loss."
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Rumored for David S. Goyer's 'Sandman' Movie

November 21, 2013 07:52:30 GMT

Rumor has it, Joseph Gordon-Levitt is involved in the development of "Sandman" movie. Badass Digest reports that the "Looper" star is part of the comic adaptation that "Man of Steel" writer David S. Goyer has pitched to Warner Bros.

While it's unclear what role the "Premium Rush" actor contributes to the project, report suggests he may be attached to portray the lead role, Morpheus. Although WB is "very receptive" with the idea presented by Goyer, the feature film is still in a very early stage.
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Britney Spears Kisses a Younger Man on Set of 'Perfume' Music Video

November 21, 2013 07:51:51 GMT

Britney Spears has started filming the music video for her latest single, "Perfume". On Wednesday, November 20, the 31-year-old diva teased her new project with a picture of her kissing a man in the desert.

Arriving via Spears' Facebook, the photo sees the singer wearing a white top and a pair of blue jeans. She's engaging in a hot make-out session with her co-star, who has been idetified as a 28-year-old Norwegian model named Alexander Kjellevik.
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Kim Kardashian Denies Getting Plastic Surgery to Lose Baby Weight

November 21, 2013 07:29:54 GMT

Kim Kardashian denies rumors that suggest she's undergone plastic surgery to get her enviable curves back after giving birth earlier this year. The "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star took to Twitter to shoot down the false accusation and let everyone know how hard she's worked to lose her weight.

"I am very frustrated today seeing reports that I got surgery to lose my baby weight! This is FALSE," she tweeted on Wednesday, November 20. "I worked so hard to train myself to eat right & healthy, I worked out so hard & this was such a challenge for me but I did it!!!"
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'American Horror Story' 3.08 Preview: Deadly Alliances

November 21, 2013 07:20:02 GMT

"American Horror Story: Coven" won't return until December 4, but a preview for the new episode has been shared. The video shows Fiona seemingly being haunted by Madison as the young witches talk about their plan to kill the Supreme.

Delphine is still locked up by Marie and tries to lure Queenie to get her out of the cage, but Marie interrupts their conversation. Meanwhile, Misty pleads for help as someone is hunting her down, and Fiona is still bonding with the Axeman.
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Cher Lloyd Marries Beau Craig Monk, Shares Wedding Picture

November 21, 2013 06:32:44 GMT

Congratulations are in order for Cher Lloyd. The 20-year-old British singer tied the knot with her beau Craig Monk in a low-key ceremony Monday, November 18. "Thank you for all your lovely messages !! I'm so happy!!! (: xxx," she tweeted on Wednesday.

The singer who finished fourth on the U.K. version of "The X-Factor" also posted a picture from the wedding. She's holding a bouquet of rose flowers and looked radiant in a strapless lace dress, while her groom looked dashing in a suit. She was all smiles to the camera.
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Amanda Bynes Mentally Competent to Stand Trial for DUI Case, Judge Rules

November 21, 2013 06:07:26 GMT

After previously being absent, Amanda Bynes is now expected to show up in person the next time her DUI case is presented to a judge. Despite her lawyer's claim that the former child actress was mentally unfit to stand trial, a judge who evaluated her case at the mental health court ruled otherwise.

Bynes' DUI case stemmed from an early morning accident in April 2012 when she allegedly scraped a patrol car. She pled not guilty in June. The criminal proceedings were put on hold after her lawyer declared "a 1368 PC [Penal Code] hearing to declare a doubt to mental competency."
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Eminem Shoots 'The Monster' Music Video With Rihanna

November 21, 2013 04:56:29 GMT

Eminem and Rihanna have revealed that the music video for their latest collaboration, "The Monster", is in the works. On Wednesday, November 20, the rapper shared a photo of him and Rihanna on the video filming set in his hometown of Detroit.

Both stars are featured wearing all-black outfits in the picture that arrived via Emimem's Instagram. The Slim Shady is rocking a black leather jacket and a black shirt while sitting next to his collaborator, who rocks her new black bob.
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Jason Flemyng Posts 'Star Wars Episode 7' Script

November 21, 2013 04:51:11 GMT

Did Jason Flemyng audition for "Star Wars Episode 7"? The British actor recently caused a buzz as he posted on Instagram a script, which he claimed to be a screenplay from the movie. "Pint of Stella and Star Wars script!" he wrote.

Soon after the picture hit the web, it was deleted by the "X-Men: First Class" actor without any explanation. The red crumbled page looked similar to a pile of scarlet scripts posted on J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Twitter this summer.
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Adam Levine Calls Sexiest Man Alive Title 'Flattering' as Netizens Slam It

November 21, 2013 04:47:38 GMT

While Adam Levine is still basking in the glory of being named this year's Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine, some have reacted against it. As soon as the publication announced it, netizens expressed their disagreement through various online media.

Laura Beck of website Jezebel thought "his terribly smug personality and terribly terrible music" made him unfit to join previous title holders including Channing Tatum, Bradley Cooper, George Clooney and Ryan Reynolds. She added, "I just want to f**k him and then kill him. IS THAT SO WRONG?"
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Christina Aguilera, A Great Big World and Ariana Grande Added to AMAs Line-Up

November 21, 2013 04:08:26 GMT

Christina Aguilera and A Great Big World have been announced as performers at the upcoming American Music Awards. The judge of "The Voice" is expected to perform her collaboration with the New York duo, "Say Something".

Ariana Grande has also been confirmed to make an appearance at the annual event which will be broadcast on ABC from Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre on November 24 at 8 P.M.. The Nickelodeon star will perform a two-song medley.
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Paramount Vows to Fight 'It's a Wonderful Life' Sequel

November 21, 2013 03:56:26 GMT

A planned sequel to 1946's "It's a Wonderful Life" is facing a roadblock. Paramount, who owns the copyrights to the story after acquiring Republic Pictures as part of its acquisition of Spelling Entertainment in the late 1990s, claims people involved in the project haven't obtained the sequel rights to the movie.

"No project relating to 'It's a Wonderful Life' can proceed without a license from Paramount," a spokesperson for the studio giant says in a statement. "To date, these individuals have not obtained any of the necessary rights, and we would take all appropriate steps to protect those rights."
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Laurence Fishburne to Reprise Socrates Fortlow on New HBO Series

November 21, 2013 03:44:23 GMT

Laurence Fishburne has landed a new TV gig. The actor, who has a regular role as Jack Crawford on NBC's "Hannibal", joins forces with HBO to bring Socrates Fortlow back to the small screen.

The former "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" star will return as the ex-convict, created by book author Walter Mosley, on a potential new series "The Right Mistake". He first played the character fifteen years ago in HBO's movie "Always Outnumbered".
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Video: 'Gravity' Short Features the Other Side of Sandra Bullock's Distress Call

November 21, 2013 03:22:02 GMT

The man who received a distress call from Sandra Bullock's Dr. Ryan Stone in "Gravity" is revealed in a seven-minute companion short titled "Aningaaq". While the movie features the conversation from her side in outer space, this video shows the chat from the other person's side on earth.

During a pivotal scene in the movie, Stone initially hoped to contact NASA but reaches someone on a radio transmission who is completely unable to assist her. All she hears is a barking dog, a crying baby, and a man speaking in a foreign language.
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Teresa Giudice Hires Crisis Manager as She Pleads Not Guilty to New Fraud Charges

November 21, 2013 03:18:37 GMT

Teresa Giudice, who's facing years in prison for fraud charges, has decided to get help from Wendy Feldman of Custodial Coaching before her February 24 trial. "I'm her legal coach and crisis manager," Feldman told Us Weekly.

"I have not been hired to prepare either Teresa or Joe Guidice for prison. In fact, most of my work is well-known as crisis management oriented," the ex-broker, who has also advised Lindsay Lohan, said of working with the Giudices.
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Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel Also Return to 'America's Got Talent'

November 21, 2013 02:39:02 GMT

There's no change in the judge line-up of "America's Got Talent" next season. Just a day after Howard Stern announced his return to the ninth season of the NBC reality series, other judges Heidi Klum, Mel B a.k.a. Melanie Brown and Howie Mandel are confirmed to be back as well.

"Howard, Heidi, Mel and Howie have proven that they are a dynamic quartet of judges who aren't afraid to share their opinions, while at the same time creating fireworks of their own," says Paul Telegdy, President of Alternative and Late-Night Programming, NBC Entertainment.
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Rupert Murdoch and Wendi Deng Reach Divorce Settlement

November 21, 2013 02:22:51 GMT

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and his estranged wife Wendi Deng have settled their divorce, around five months after their separation was announced. The settlement was announced to judge during a court date Wednesday morning, November 20 in New York state court in Manhattan.

"We are pleased to announce that we have reached an amicable settlement of all matters relating to our divorce," they said in a joint statement. "We move forward with mutual respect and a shared interest in the health and happiness of our two daughters. We will not comment on this any further."
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Lady GaGa's 'ARTPOP' Lands Atop Billboard 200

November 21, 2013 02:18:17 GMT

As it has been projected, Lady GaGa's "ARTPOP" spends its first week on Billboard 200 chart at No. 1. Nielsen SoundScan reports that the Mother Monster's third studio album dethrones last week's first placer, Eminem's "MMLP2", after selling 258,000 copies.

"ARTPOP" posts the third-largest sales week for a woman in 2013, following Katy Perry's "Prism" (286,000) and Miley Cyrus' "Bangerz" (270,000). It also marks GaGa's second album to top the chart. Her previous record, 2011's "Born This Way", entered the top slot after selling 1.1 million copies in its opening week.
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Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg Added to Kelly Clarkson's NBC Christmas Special

November 21, 2013 02:05:49 GMT

More celebrities will lend their star power to Kelly Clarkson's Christmas special on NBC. Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg as well as William Shatner have just been added to the cast line-up of "Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale".

Country stars Blake Shelton, Reba McEntire and Trisha Yearwood as well as Danica Patrick, Heidi Klum, Jay Leno, Matt Lauer, Ken Jeong and Jai Rodriguez are also set to appear in the comedic musical slated to air on Wednesday, December 11 at 10 P.M. EST.
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Chris Brown Ordered Back to Rehab After Breaking Mom's Car Window

November 21, 2013 01:33:19 GMT

Chris Brown is sent back to rehab. The R&B star, who was released from a facility earlier this month as an outpatient, is ordered to spend another three months in a residential treatment facility.

During a Wednesday, November 20 hearing, Superior Court Judge James Brandlin also ordered the singer to perform at least 24 hours of community labor a week and to submit to drug testing as he deals with anger management issues. Brown and his attorney agreed to the terms.
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'Muppets Most Wanted' Trailer: Kermit Mistakenly Lands in Jail

November 21, 2013 01:23:40 GMT

The first trailer for "Muppets Most Wanted" has landed online, showing a case of mistaken identity. As the Muppets go on a global tour after their successful comeback in the previous film, Kermit gets arrested and sent to jail for something he didn't do.

Turns out, Kermit bears an uncanny resemblance to world's most wanted criminal, Constantine. While the fans' favorite frog is in prison, his dead ringer replaces his place in the Muppets gang. They notice there's something off with him but can't put their finger on it.
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Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky to Welcome Second Child

November 21, 2013 00:29:53 GMT

Chris Hemsworth is going to be a father again. The "Thor" star's actress wife Elsa Pataky is pregnant with their second child, his representative has confirmed. Spanish magazine Hola reported that she is three months along and is due to give birth next spring.

Hemsworth and Pataky are already parents to daughter India who was born May 11, 2012. "It was just a name we liked, I always kind of liked Indie or Indiana for a boy and she like India," Hemsworth told E! News of the name choice. "We sorta went, 'Oh, well, whether it's a boy or a girl that will decide.' It just seemed to fit."
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Leighton Meester Engaged to Adam Brody After Less Than a Year Dating

November 21, 2013 00:06:10 GMT

It takes less than a year for Leighton Meester and Adam Brody to take it to the next level. The lovebirds, who began dating earlier this year, are engaged to be married, People has confirmed.

Meester and Brody began hanging out after filming "The Oranges" together in 2011. They have been keeping the relationship a hush hush but were spotted snuggling several times while out and about. In February this year, the couple had an early dinner in Venice, California with a pal and left with his arm around her.