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November 29, 2013

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Lil Mama Lost in Court Against Her Lawyer

November 29, 2013 15:20:36 GMT


Female rapper Lil Mama lost in a court battle against her lawyer. The "Lip Gloss" rapper was accused of falling behind her legal fees, and after the court decision she has to fork out $18,000.

The lawyer, who specializes in intellectual property, had been protecting the stage name "Lil Mama" for years. He claimed he worked for Lil Mama until 2011 but he had not been paid for three years beginning 2008. The unnamed lawyer then took the matter to court in which Lil Mama suffered a defeat. Per TMZ, she is ordered to pay roughly $18,000 including for the bill, interest and other fees.
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Website Fires Back at Dr. Dre Over Cheating Report

November 29, 2013 14:30:58 GMT


Dr. Dre's request to TheDirty.com to take down false reports about him has been met with snark-filled response. The website's lawyer replied to the producer's cease and desist letter with his own letter that mentions such people as Bill Clinton and Lance Armstrong.

The gossip site published a post in which Dre is accused of cheating on his wife with a video vixen. Dre then asked his attorney to send the website a letter demanding that the "scandalous, false accusations" be removed or the site could be facing a lawsuit.
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Carrie Underwood Parodies Miley Cyrus' AMA Performance on Jimmy Fallon's Show

November 29, 2013 09:09:16 GMT


Getting into the holiday spirit, Jimmy Fallon and his guests sang a medley about Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas at the same time. But it's not Fallon if it's not without a twist. Thus, instead of singing traditional holiday songs, they mashed up this year's hits and altered the lyrics to fit the theme.

The "Saturday Night Live" alum and Rashida Jones kicked it off with Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" which was turned into a song about Thanksgiving. They also took on Katy Perry's "Roar" and Lorde's "Royals" before Carrie Underwood joined them.
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Video: Arcade Fire Takes Tram to Their Blackpool Concert

November 29, 2013 09:05:37 GMT


Arcade Fire, once again, decided to make an unusual arrival to their U.K. concerts. After making a dramatic entrance to their Roundhouse gig in a white limo, Win Butler and his bandmates took the tram to their show in Blackpool on Wednesday, November 27.

They rode the public transportation into the city wearing giant paper mache heads. After getting off the train, they were greeted by fans who donned formal attire, just like what the band requested. The Canadian rockers walked through the town with a Mariachi band who played the title track of their newest album, "Reflektor".
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Alleged Justin Bieber's Bodyguard Attacks Paparazzo's Car in Australia

November 29, 2013 09:01:19 GMT


A man who is believed to be Justin Bieber's bodyguard has attacked a paparazzo's car in Australia. The paparazzo was following the singer's car on Wednesday night, November 27 when the car pulled over.

A man later came out and approached his car. In a video posted by TMZ, the bodyguard can be heard telling the paparazzo to leave but he refused. The two exchanged heated conversation and later the bodyguard allegedly attacked the car. The photographer said, "He just kicked the door." The paparazzo also claimed that the alleged bodyguard knifed his tires, but it is not shown in the video.
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Lamar Odom Tells Paparazzi: 'You Don't Know the Real Lamar'

November 29, 2013 08:20:49 GMT


Lamar Odom nearly lost his temper when he was at LAX on Wednesday, November 27, TMZ reports. The athlete was in the terminal when he was surrounded by many photographers. Lamar said that one of the photographers nearly ran him over, but the photographer denied the accusation.

"Don't antagonize me," Lamar told the group at one point. When the cameramen tried to ask personal questions, the basketball player said, "You're trying to antagonize me." During the outing, Lamar was greeted by a fan and they took a picture together, prompting one photographer to yell out, "That's the real Lamar right there." Khloe Kardashian's husband, however, responded, "You don't know the real Lamar."
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Video: Demi Lovato Performs 'Neon Lights' on 'The X Factor'

November 29, 2013 08:17:27 GMT


Not only did Demi Lovato serve as a judge, but she also made an appearance as a performer on Thursday, November 28 episode of "The X Factor (US)". That night, the 21-year-old singer treated audience and fellow judges with a live rendition of her "Neon Lights".

Dressing up as a sexy lady rocker, Lovato belted out the newest single off her self-titled album, "Demi". She was joined by several back-up dancers on the stage that'd been decorated with neon lighting. During the performance, the light dimmed and Lovato showed off her glow-in-the-dark lips and nails.
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Peaches Geldof Apologizes After Naming Child Abuse Victims' Mothers on Twitter

November 29, 2013 07:59:57 GMT


Peaches Geldof responds to controversies surrounding her tweet in which she mentioned the names of two groupies who allegedly gave their babies to Lostprophets' pedophile rocker Ian Watkins. She could face police investigation since naming the mothers may eventually identify the sexual assault victims.

The daughter of Bob Geldof sent an apology while defending her action. "For all of those out there tweeting me about naming the paedophile mothers involved in the Ian Watkins case," she began, "The names have been in the public domain since December 12th when the court named them and put them up on their website for all to see."
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Take That's Howard Donald Tweets Picture of His Nude Self

November 29, 2013 07:56:47 GMT


Howard Donald bares it all for Thanksgiving. In a Twitter picture, the Take That member is seen ditching his clothes and proudly posing in his birthday suit. "I like to play golf," he captions the photo which sees him wearing only an orange visor and holding a golf club.

The 45-eyar-old boybander channels his inner nerd in two other pictures by wearing a rotten teeth grill. "Why can't people take me more serious?!" he writes in one of the pics. He plays a drag queen in another photo and slips into a Spider-Man costume in the other.
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Ron Burgundy Shares Thanksgiving Tip in 'Anchorman 2' New Viral Video

November 29, 2013 07:51:03 GMT


Ron Burgundy has a special Thanksgiving message for fans. In a new viral video for "Anchorman: The Legend Continues", Will Ferrell as his alter ego says, "This is Ron Burgundy giving you a Thanksgiving tip. Be sure to get the turkey drunk before you cook him" to get "the scotch right out of his pores." He doesn't forget to wish everyone a "happy Thanksgiving."

The long-awaited sequel to 2004's "Anchorman" still follows Ron and his news team consisting of Steve Carell's Brick Tamland, Paul Rudd's Brian Fantana and David Koechner's Champ Kind who won't make it easy to stay classy while taking New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.
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Katy Perry and Arctic Monkeys Enlisted to Perform at BRIT Awards

November 29, 2013 07:41:48 GMT


Katy Perry and Arctic Monkeys have been announced as the performers for the upcoming BRIT Awards. One of the biggest music events in the U.K., it is set to take place at London's O2 Arena on February 19, 2014.

It will mark Perry's first time to take the stage at the BRITs, even though the 29-year-old singer has received four BRIT nominations so far. "It's an honor to play at such a prestigious event where musicality shines at its brightest," she said of joining the line-up.
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Alec Baldwin Hints at Leaving New York Following Gay Slur


November 29, 2013 07:11:59 GMT


Alec Baldwin apparently is thinking of moving out of New York. The actor, who recently made headlines because he threw gay slur at a paparazzo, hinted at leaving New York in a new interview with The Gothamist.

"Public life now, it is just, it is horrible. It is horrible. It's so awful," Baldwin said. When asked if he was thinking of leaving, the "30 Rock" star replied, "New York is just... I go out the door of my house, every day there's all these photographers here. We have a little baby, you think I want my kid raised like that?"
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Ariana Grande and Nathan Sykes Cuddling at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Spider-Man's Hand Speared

November 29, 2013 07:11:40 GMT


Ariana Grande got to celebrate Thanksgiving with the loved ones while still working. Billed to perform at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, she was spotted being joined by her boyfriend Nathan Sykes during the November 28 festival.

The Nickelodeon star and the boybander were cuddling, smiling and whispering something in each other's ears while sitting on the back of a golf buggy. When Grande performed "Last Christmas", Sykes was reportedly hanging out with the actress/songstress' mother and brother while cheering her.
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Miley Cyrus Performed With Cat at AMAs After Getting Banned From Showing Too Much Skin

November 29, 2013 06:56:01 GMT


Just when people are getting used to seeing her appearing in public in revealing ensembles, Miley Cyrus covered her figure in a long sleeve top and a white pants suit when attending the 2013 American Music Awards. However, a source close to Cyrus revealed that the 21-year-old starlet was required to do so, or else, she couldn't perform at the event held last weekend.

"Performers were warned that they would be yanked if there was too much skin," the source told Hollywood Life. "Even though her outfit was a bit more racy during the performance of 'Wrecking Ball', she definitely would have pushed it further."
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Michael Jackson's Estate Orders Conrad Murray to Stop Talking About the Late Singer


November 29, 2013 06:11:15 GMT


Michael Jackson's estate wants Conrad Murray to stop talking about the late singer, especially to media. Jackson's family has sent a cease and desist letter in which they want him not to discuss details of medical treatment received by the singer or he will face a legal battle.

Estate lawyer Howard Weitzman says in the letter dated November 26, obtained by New York Daily News, that Murray was Jackson's doctor. Therefore, details about his treatment are presumed confidential even if the patient passed away. He also calls the disgraced doctor "shameless" after Murray said in his interview with the Daily Mail that he placed a catheter into Michael every night.
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First Look at The Rhino and Green Goblin in 'Amazing Spider-Man 2'

November 29, 2013 05:57:53 GMT


How The Rhino and Green Goblin will look like in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" has just been uncovered. The two villains along with Electro are featured high above the sky facing off Peter Parker's alter ego in the movie's new poster posted on Twitter by Marvel_Spider.

The film will make its way out on May 2, 2014. Marc Webb returns as a director, Andrew Garfield reprises his role as the titular hero, Jamie Foxx plays Electro, and Paul Giamatti as well as Chris Cooper portray The Rhino and Green Goblin respectively.
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Cher Says Thanksgiving Celebrates 'a Great Crime'

November 29, 2013 05:06:04 GMT


Cher doesn't celebrate Thanksgiving. In fact, the 67-year-old singer/songwriter blasts the holiday tradition on Twitter, "I DON'T! 4 me & my Family,it's a day,When every1 is free 4Diner & a movie,Not 2 celebrate the beginning of a GREAT Crime."

When one of her followers asked her to elaborate what she meant with the "crime," the mother of two quickly explained, "Stealing Land,from a ppl,Who believed,Owning LAND Was LIke Owning SKY! We gave them Blankets laced w/Smallpox."
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GoldieBlox Removes Beastie Boys' Song From Viral Ad, Plans to Dismiss Lawsuit

November 29, 2013 04:47:39 GMT


GoldieBlox has removed its version of Beastie Boys' song called "Girls" from an online video that became a viral hit. The California-based toy company has also revealed their plan to drop a lawsuit they filed for the right to the song featured in the hip-hop group's 1986 debut album "License to Ill".

GoldieBlox founder Debbie Sterling posted an open letter to the surviving members of Beastie Boys on Wednesday, November 27. In addition to apologizing and offering "a peaceful settlement," Sterling explained her decision to use the group's song in the ad.
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'Glee' Christmas Episode Preview: Snarky Santa and His Elves

November 29, 2013 04:41:18 GMT


Holiday comes early on "Glee". Next week, the show will return with a Christmas episode which also serves as its midseason finale. A preview for the said outing has landed online, showing Mr. Schue and the New Directions kids having fun decorating the choir room. In another scene, the glee club members audition for roles in McKinley's living Nativity Scene, with Becky standing in for the face of Baby Jesus.

In New York, Rachel, Kurt and Santana work as Santa's elves at a mall. It appears that an old man who channels Santa Claus isn't that nice as he scolds Kurt for looking directly at him. Santana later makes her friends worried when she doesn't show up for work.
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'Cymbeline' Starring Ethan Hawke and Milla Jovovich Gets First Trailer

November 29, 2013 04:29:21 GMT


Shakespeare's timeless love tale "Cymbeline" gets a new modern, gritty take a la "Sons of Anarchy" in a feature film of the same name which just released its first trailer. It stars Ethan Hawke as the main baddie and Milla Jovovich as the scheming queen.

Taking inspiration from the story of a beautiful young princess who weds a man from low social status and goes against her father's wish to marry another noble, this film re-imagines the tragic romance set against a battle between dirty cops and a drug-dealing biker gang.
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Russell Crowe Supports Justin Bieber Amidst Graffiti Dispute

November 29, 2013 04:19:34 GMT


Russell Crowe says he likes Justin Bieber's graffiti. The "Noah" star backs the Canadian pop star in a Twitter post written on November 28, showing his approval on the singer's street art hobby. "I like Beiber's tagging. Tag on little brother. Tag the world," the post reads.

Bieber, who is currently on tour in Australia, recently made headlines after he spray-painted an external wall of QT Hotel in Surfers Paradise with cartoon characters. The mayor of Gold Coast Tom Tait has said that he wants the graffiti to be removed. He wrote on Twitter, "@justinbieber Glad you had a great time on Australia's #goldcoast. Hope to see you back soon to clean up your mess. Make me a #belieber."
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'The X Factor' Reveals Top 6, Paulina Rubio Flubs Contestant's Name


November 29, 2013 03:43:00 GMT


There's no a day off for "The X Factor (US)" judges and contestants on Thanksgiving as they returned for a results show on Thursday, November 28. In the latest episode, they trimmed down the number of contestants to 6.

Lillie McCloud was sent packing right away based on viewers' votes following her performance of "Summertime", which wasn't so special, on Monday night. Rion Paige and Josh Levi then faced off in the final showdown.
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'Jurassic World' Will Take Place 22 Years After 'Jurassic Park'

November 29, 2013 03:36:50 GMT


Plotline of the new "Jurassic Park" movie is still under wraps, but a tidbit that could give a hint at what to expect from the film is revealed. "Jurassic World" is confirmed to take place 22 years after the original pic directed Steven Spielberg.

Director Colin Trevorrow took to Twitter to dish on, "This is a new sci-fi terror adventure set 22 years after the horrific events of Jurassic Park." The "Safety Not Guaranteed" helmer assured fans that it would not be a reboot of the 1993 classic.
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Austin Mahone, Ariana Grande and More Perform at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

November 29, 2013 03:31:42 GMT


A bunch of musicians celebrated Thanksgiving Day by performing at Macy's parade in New York City. Austin Mahone, Ariana Grande, Fifth Harmony and Florida Georgia Line were among celebrities who joined the annual event which is currently in its 87th year.

Being surrounded by cute stuffed bears on his float, Mahone performed his latest single "Banga-Banga". The pop sensation, who donned a leather jacket, also danced with two backing dancers in the middle of the crowd.
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Kanye West Says Nike Executives 'Let Go of Culture'

November 29, 2013 03:13:51 GMT


Kanye West called out Nike executives in an onstage rant at his concert. The rapper showed up at the Bridgestone arena in Nashville, Tenn. on Wednesday, November 27 as a part of his "Yeezus" tour. During the show, he vented his frustration about working with the company and its CEO in a more-than-6-minute talk session.

"Do you know who the head of Nike is?" he asked the audience members, as reported by Associated Press. "No, well let me tell you who he is: His name is Mark Parker, and he just lost culture. Everyone at Nike, everyone at Nike, Mark Parker just let go of culture."
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Video: Jennifer Lawrence and Jonah Hill Mock Rob Ford's Crack Apology on 'Letterman'

November 29, 2013 02:43:00 GMT


David Letterman has enlisted his recent celebrity guests to help spoof Rob Ford's infamous crack-smoking apology. In a November 28 episode of "Late Show with David Letterman", the host introduced a fake documentary by Ken Burns which was based on the inappopriate statements made by the Mayor of Toronto following the controversy.

In the parody called "The Statement", Jennifer Lawrence, Jonah Hill, Vince Vaughn, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Martha Stewart took turn to read Ford's various statements he made on several media outlets.
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Emmanuelle Chriqui and Taissa Farmiga Up for 'Star Wars'

November 29, 2013 02:32:26 GMT


Three actresses are added to the latest stars rumored eying roles in "Star Wars Episode 7". According to Jedi News, Emmanuelle Chriqui ("Entourage"), Alexis Dziena ("When in Rome") and Taissa Farmiga ("American Horror Story: Coven") are all up for the movie.

The movie is slated to hit theaters across the U.S. on December 18, 2015. No cast has been announced. Open auditions to look for two young stars to play a tough-cookie teenage girl and a charismatic, funny guy from 19 to 23 are still underway.
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Spike Lee Dismisses 'Oldboy' Poster Dispute


November 29, 2013 02:14:50 GMT


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An artist has penned an open letter to Spike Lee alerting the director that some of the posters for "Oldboy" were stolen from him. Now the helmer responds, insisting that "I Never Heard Of This Guy Juan Luis Garcia,If He Has A Beef It's Not With Me.I Did Not Hire Him,Do Not Know Him.Cheap Trick Writing To Me.YO."

In his letter, the artist named Juan Luis Garcia said he was approached by an ad agency back in January. "They wanted me to design some comps to present to you," he wrote. "They told me the budget was small and that they could only pay me peanuts for the comps but if you and the studio liked any of them I would then be compensated fairly through the licensing buyout fee."
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'Honeymooners' Star Jane Kean Dies at 90

November 29, 2013 02:13:27 GMT


Jane Kean, a performer who probably is best known for playing Trixie in "The Honeymooners", passed away at the age of 90. Kean died at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank. She fell and suffered from a hemorrhagic stroke which led to her death, her niece Deirdre Wolpert said on Thursday, November 28 per Associated Press.

Kean was born on April 10, 1923 in Hartford, Connecticut. Young Kean and her sister Betty started performing on stages with the support of their mother. In the 1950s, she got the main role in Broadway plays such as "The Pajama Game" and "Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?". At that time, she and Betty also performed at a popular nightclub show which incorporated singing, dancing and comedy.
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Video: Selena Gomez Headlines Dallas Cowboys Halftime Show

November 29, 2013 02:11:39 GMT


Selena Gomez made a stunning and energetic appearance when she returned home to headline the Dallas Cowboys-Oakland Raiders halftime show. The Texas native rocked the stage at Arlington's AT&T Stadium on Thanksgiving day and performed on behalf of The Salvation Army.

Donning a sexy bodysuit, a fringe leather skirt and a pair of gold gladiator wedges, Gomez kicked off her three-song set with "Like a Champion". In the middle of performing "Slow Down", she shed the skirt and revealed her leather hot pants.
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Cheryl Cole Settles Legal Dispute With 'X Factor (US)' Producers

November 29, 2013 01:44:12 GMT


Cheryl Cole has settled a legal dispute with "The X Factor (US)" producers Blue Orbit Productions out of court. The actress, who sued the producers following her firing in 2011, reportedly gets a huge payout of £1.4 million.

"Cheryl's dispute with Blue Orbit has been resolved amicably," a spokesman for the singer/songwriter/dancer tells BBC. Details of the settlement, including the actual amount that the producers will pay her, are not disclosed.
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Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' Trailer to Debut Before 'The Hobbit 2'

November 29, 2013 01:03:07 GMT


When the first official sneak peek at Christopher Nolan-directed much-awaited sci-fi "Interstellar" will come out has been revealed. It's confirmed that the trailer is scheduled to premiere in front of "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" next month.

"The first trailer for Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' is 1 minute and 43 seconds, attached to 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'," it's announced on Twitter. "The Hobbit 2" will hit theaters Stateside on December 13, while "Interstellar" is due November 7, 2014.
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Nick Cannon Slams Kanye West's 'Genius' Self Declaration

November 29, 2013 00:15:25 GMT


Nick Cannon slammed best buddy Kanye West via Twitter for his constant "genius" remarks. The "America's Got Talent" host took it to his microblogging site on late Wednesday, November 27 to remind West that "real geniuses don't have to tell everyone that they are a genius."

West has been making rounds doing interviews in which he declared himself "creative genius." He also stopped his concerts to tell his audience of which rappers he thought were geniuses. In one interview, West cockily said he would write "creative genius" as his occupation on custom forms but "it takes too long to write and sometimes I spell the word genius wrong."
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Brandi Glanville Clarifies That She's Not Lesbian

November 28, 2013 23:58:30 GMT


Eddie Cibrian's ex wife Brandi Glanville admitted that she had tried to swing the other way but that did not work. Following the release of a clip from her reality show "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" in which it is suggested that she made out with co-star Carlton Gebbia, Glanville clarified on her blog that she's not a lesbian.

The preview clip from the fourth season revealed a steamy session between Glanville and Gebbia. Glanville was heard telling co-star Lisa Vanderpump, "We were just having a heat-to-heart in the hot tub and one thing led to another and we kissed." Vanderpump added fuel to the fire, saying, "It's very confusing when you're with these women. Apparently they're either at each other's throats, or down each other's throats."
 
 
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