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December 02, 2013

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Tom Daley Dates a Man but Won't Define Sexuality Yet

December 02, 2013 15:06:12 GMT

Hunky British Olympic diver Tom Daley decided to get honest with his fans after being misquoted in an interview. In a YouTube broadcast on his page, the 19-year-old confessed that he's dating a man but would not define his sexuality yet.

"This has been a hard decision to make, but I wanted you to hear this from me," Daley began. "In spring this year my life changed massively when I met someone, and they make me feel so happy, so safe and everything just feels great." He had dated several girls in the past but none of the relationship was serious.
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Elton John to Perform on 'X Factor' Despite Slamming Show in Past

December 02, 2013 14:47:40 GMT

The season finale of "The X Factor" will feature such performances from Elton John, One Direction and Katy Perry. John in particular will do a duet with the show's judge Gary Barlow on the latter's new single "Face to Face" from album "Since I Saw You Last".

This inclusion of John in the performers list came as a shock because the "Rocket Man" has slammed reality competitions on TV, including "The X Factor", in the past. "Television and video have done a lot of damage to music. They've propelled people into stardom that aren't ready for it, you know, and can't sustain it," he was quoted as saying in July this year.
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'12 Years a Slave' and 'Breaking Bad' Lead 18th Annual Satellite Awards

December 02, 2013 14:17:36 GMT

Fresh from leading the 2014 Indie Spirit Awards with seven nominations, Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" is named the frontrunner nominee of the 18th Annual Satellite Awards. The International Press Academy has bestowed the drama about the struggle of a free black man to break from slavery, ten nominations.

The nominations, which were announced on Monday, December 2, also included "American Hustle" and "Gravity" in eight categories. Multiple nominations were also handed to "Rush", "Saving Mr. Banks" and "Inside Llewyn Davis".
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Beyonce Tops Bing's List of 2013's Most-Searched People in the U.S.

December 02, 2013 09:13:24 GMT

Beyonce Knowles is this year's most-searched person in the United States on Bing. The online seach engine announced the list on Monday, December 2, revealing the R&B diva's triumph over last year's first placer Kim Kardashian.

With a Super Bowl performance, where she reunited with her Destiny's Child members onstage, her successful "Mrs. Carter Show World Tour", and her famous family, Queen Bey also topped the list of most-searched musicians. Meanwhile, in the U.K., she has to be content with being the runner-up for the most-searched person.
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Niall Horan Takes Model Barbara Palvin to Cinema Date

December 02, 2013 09:07:58 GMT

Niall Horan apparently had a cinema date with model Barbara Palvin over the weekend. Some eyewitnesses told U.K.'s Daily Mirror that the couple went to Everyman cinema in Belsize Park, North London to watch "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire", but the two arrived at the cinema separately to avoid being seen together.

According to sources, Horan and the Hungarian model were comfortable around each other and had a great time watching the movie. "Barbara came in first and was playing on her phone until Niall arrived. He had a security guard with him, and they sat in the front row so nobody could turn around to see them," an onlooker said.
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Justin Bieber Drops New Single 'Change Me'

December 02, 2013 09:05:47 GMT

The ninth song off Justin Bieber's Music Mondays series is here. Arriving on Sunday, December 1 shortly before the midnight, the new song called "Change Me" is another ballad that finds the 19-year-old singer talking about his love relationship.

In the first lines, the Canadian heartthrob says that he wants to be a better man for his girlfriend. "Maybe you could change me/ Maybe you could be the light/ That opens up my eyes/ Make all my wrongs right/ Change me, change me," he sings over the sound of piano.
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R. Kelly Goes 'All the Way' With Kelly Rowland in New Collaboration

December 02, 2013 08:39:53 GMT

R. Kelly and Kelly Rowland's collaboration single has made its way out online. Entitled "All the Way", the track is a sexy and provocative slow jam that features the two stars trading verses about how much they're addicted to each other.

"There ain't no such thing as a half with sex/ So baby boy, we might as well go all the way," Rowland coos in a falsetto. Kelly then responds, "You don't know if you're addicted/ Till you relapse from detox of loving each other."
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'The Walking Dead' February Return Promo: Rick Is Messed Up After the Big Deaths

December 02, 2013 08:30:54 GMT

Blood was shed in the midseason finale of "The Walking Dead" as it had been anticipated. The second showdown between Rick and the Governor claimed victims from both parties, with Rick and friends once again losing one member who had been an important part of the group.

At the beginning of the episode, [SPOILER ALERT!] the Governor took Michonne and Hershel hostage to force Rick leave the prison. The former Woodbury leader turned down Rick's offer to share the prison and killed Hershel with Michonne's sword, starting out the fight.
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The Kardashians' Christmas Card Revealed

December 02, 2013 08:18:02 GMT

This year's Christmas card featuring Kardashian family was revealed on Sunday, December 1. The Kardashian ladies are joined by stepfather Bruce Jenner as well as Kourtney Kardashian's children Mason and Penelope in the photo. The family members dress in black outfits, except for Penelope who wears a white dress. Bruce and Mason also wear dark suits.

The Kardashians strike poses in a carnival-like room. The floor is covered in magazines. Other random stuff such as mannequins and dollar sign are seen in the photo. Kim Kardashian stands on far left side on a staircase. Her half-sisters Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner stand in the middle. Other family members, Kourtney, Khloe Kardashian, Kris Jenner and Bruce are on the right side with the children.
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Lorde Performs 'Team' at 2013 ARIA Awards

December 02, 2013 07:35:34 GMT

Lorde stunned the crowd when she took the stage at Australian Recording Industry Association Awards, which was held at The Star Casino & Hotel in Sydney, Australia on December 1. Wearing a black outfit and sporting a new straight hair do, the New Zealand native performed a haunting rendition of her new global single, "Team".

R&B princess Alicia Keys also made an appearance at the event. Not only did she deliver a medley of her two songs "Girl on Fire" and "Brand New Me", but the singer also presented the Best Female Artist award to Jessica Mauboy.
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Aaron Eckhart Slays Winged Demons in 'I, Frankenstein' TV Spot

December 02, 2013 07:33:21 GMT

Aaron Eckhart has no mercy for his opponents as he channels his inner badass in the first TV spot for "I, Frankenstein". Playing the titular scarred monster, he fends off winged demons and various supernatural creatures in fiery hand-to-hand battles.

The story will take place 200 years after his creation by Dr. Frankenstein. He is caught up in a battle for ultimate power between the two immortal clans in an ancient city. The film is due Stateside on January 24, 2014.
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Joe Jonas Says He First Smoked Weed With Miley Cyrus and Demi Lovato

December 02, 2013 07:18:17 GMT

Joe Jonas talks about various topics such as drugs, sex and dating in a piece he penned for Vulture. The former member of Jonas Brothers admits in the piece that he tried smoking weed after Miley Cyrus and Demi Lovato told him to give it a try.

"The first time I smoked weed was with Demi [Lovato] and Miley [Cyrus]. I must have been 17 or 18. They kept saying, 'Try it! Try it!' so I gave it a shot, and it was all right. I don't even smoke weed that often anymore," he reveals.
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CNN Anchor Erin Burnett Welcomes Baby Boy

December 02, 2013 07:07:56 GMT

Congratulations are in order for Erin Burnett and her husband David Rubulotta. It's just confirmed that the CNN anchor, 37, gave birth to a healthy baby boy on Friday, November 29. It's her first child with the Citigroup managing director.

"Dave and I welcomed a healthy, happy baby boy at 9:47 p.m. Friday November 29th," the TV presenter told PEOPLE. "He weighed in at 8 lbs., 10 oz." The new mom added, "Seeing him for the first time was the most awe-inspiring, joyful moment of our lives."
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Artist of the Week: Britney Spears

December 02, 2013 07:04:08 GMT

This December will be huge for pop superstar Britney Spears. The diva, who will headline her two-year residency at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas later this month, will release her eighth studio effort on December 3, just a day after she turns 32.

Spears has been calling her upcoming self-titled album "Britney Jean" "her most personal album ever." Lead single "Work B**ch" was released in September and has so far peaked at No. 12 on Billboard 100. Later in November, "Perfume" arrived as the single's follow-up.
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'How I Met Your Mother' 200th Episode to Tell the Story From the Mother's Perspective

December 02, 2013 06:58:18 GMT

The titular mother of "How I Met Your Mother" doesn't get a spin-off, but she will have her fair share of the spotlight in an upcoming 200th episode. Celebrating the milestone, the show will tell the tale from the mother's point of view.

"You're going to be so sick of her by the end [of the series]," creator/executive producer Craig Thomas jokingly tells TVLine. He reveals that new series regular Cristin Milioti is "the star" of the said outing titled "How Your Mother Met Me", which is told from her character's perspective.
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First Look at Daniel Radcliffe in 'Frankenstein'

December 02, 2013 06:45:08 GMT

How Daniel Radcliffe will look like in "Frankenstein", the 20th Century Fox's reimagining of the horror classic, has been revealed in set picture. He wears a vintage three-piece suit and sports a pale makeup and a shoulder-length hair.

The "Harry Potter" actor plays Igor, the loyal assistant to Dr. Victor Frankenstein, in the upcoming film. Unlike Igor's traditional portrayal as a hunchback butler, "The Woman in Black" star doesn't seem to sport a deformed back in the photo.
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Miranda Kerr Reportedly Dating James Packer

December 02, 2013 06:13:27 GMT

Only weeks after announcing separation from Orlando Bloom, Miranda Kerr is said dating casino mogul James Packer. Woman's Day reports in its latest issue that Kerr and the Packer actually have been quietly dating following separation from their respective spouse.

"I'm seeing Miranda Kerr," Packer reportedly tells his friends. "Miranda may come across as an Earth Mother but she loves the high life and James can provide the sort of lifestyle and security very few could give her," a friend says of the pair. "I couldn't be happier for her - this year's been pretty difficult for Miranda. Her career seems to have hit a slump and she was totally devastated by the split."
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Witness Explains How Roger Rodas' Son and Paul Walker's Friend Tried to Save Them

December 02, 2013 06:05:32 GMT

More details of the fiery car accident that killed Paul Walker and his best friend, former pro racer Roger Rodas, were revealed. Eyewitness Jim Torp said that Rodas' 8-year-old son was rushing to the crash site in an attempt to free his father.

"I ran over afterwards, I was trying to find Roger's son," Torp said. "I found out his son had jumped the fence and gone over, he was trying to get his dad out."
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Leona Lewis Debuts 'One More Sleep' Music Video

December 02, 2013 04:52:46 GMT

Leona Lewis is totally in holiday spirit in the newly-debuted music video for her Christmas song "One More Sleep". "It's heeeeere buns! So much fun shooting this video with all my lovely family and friends in it!" she alerted her fans on Twitter.

The clip opens with the 28-year-old singer having fun decorating her Christmas tree, putting up stockings and wrapping up presents in her cabin before welcoming her friends. They later have a Christmas party, get engaged in a fun snowball fight and even get a visit from Santa Claus. Also making an appearance in the clip is Lewis' real-life boyfriend, Dennis Jauch.
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Paul Walker's Movie 'Hours' Will Be Released on December 13 as Scheduled

December 02, 2013 04:46:39 GMT

Pantelion Films and Lionsgate stick to their plan to release Paul Walker's final finished movie "Hours" on December 13. It means that the Hurricane Katrina film will make its way out just two weeks after the actor's passing on Saturday, November 30.

The decision was made after a meeting attended by both companies on Sunday. "After lots of back and forth, this is our decision. It's Paul's tour de force. He's in every frame of the movie," Pantelion's CEO Paul Presburger told The Hollywood Reporter.
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'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' Season 9 Trailer: Separation, Engagement and Anxiety

December 02, 2013 04:24:47 GMT

E! has debuted a first trailer for the ninth season of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians". The video teases some emotional moments as Kris Jenner gathers together her children to talk about her relationship with Bruce Jenner, telling them that she and her husband are better as friends.

Khloe Kardashian is dealing with major anxiety as she is being hounded by paparazzi eager to find out what happens to her husband Lamar Odom. Meanwhile, the basketball player talks to Kourtney Kardashian on the phone, promising that he will do anything to be accepted back by the family.
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Lindsay Lohan Reportedly to Sue 'Grand Theft Auto V' for Apparent Likeness

December 02, 2013 04:22:38 GMT

Lindsay Lohan has contacted her legal team to prepare a lawsuit against the makers of game "Grand Theft Auto V", TMZ reports. The "Mean Girls" actress apparently wants to sue Rockstar Games executives for allegedly using her image in the game without permission, demanding some money from the company.

According to the report, some points which are taken into issue include a blonde character's looks on the game's cover. Kotaku, however, reports that the character's appearance is based on model Shelby Welinder. Another point which apparently becomes problem is a mission in which players are asked to take a photo of a game character who looks similar to Lohan having sex "at a hotel resembling the Chateau Marmont hotel in West Hollywood - a place Lindsay not only frequents but once lived at." In addition, the game character asks players' help to escape paparazzi.
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Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson Kick Off 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Filming

December 02, 2013 04:06:02 GMT

"Fifty Shades of Grey" begins principal production in Vancouver Sunday, December 1. A series of pictures taken from the set at Rainier Provisions Cafe have landed online, featuring Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey and Dakota Johnson as Anastasia Steele.

The two stars are seen filming a coffee date where Christian grills Anastasia about her life and her family. Dornan looks dapper in a three-piece suit without a tie, while Johnson sporting darker hair wears a green military jacket with a scarf around her neck.
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Green Day to Take a Break After Completing Australian Tour

December 02, 2013 03:44:00 GMT

Green Day has announced that they are going to "take a break" following their upcoming Australian tour scheduled for 2014. After touring Down Under in February and March, the punk band will take their time off as a band to focus on their other projects.

"We're going to Australia, doing a tour there and then we're going to take a break," frontman Billie Joe Armstrong said in an interview with Britain's BBC Radio 2. "We haven't really been doing much. So it's just nice to kind of do some other things, you know, when we get ready to do Green Day again, our batteries will be charged."
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'Homeland' 3.11 Preview: Brody Is a Serious Liability

December 02, 2013 03:42:30 GMT

Has Brody been turned again? In the penultimate episode of "Homeland" season 3, Senator Lockhart thinks Brody has gone from an asset to a series liability as his action gets Carrie and others in the CIA questioning his real intention.

Lockhart tells Saul to "end it." While Saul and ponder if they should kill Brody, Carrie insists that they should not abandon him, but Saul has seemingly made up his mind on what they will do to Brody.
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'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Reveals First Full Look at Its Dragon

December 02, 2013 03:24:57 GMT

A giant 54-metre image of the "Hobbit" dragon is featured on both sides of an Air New Zealand Boeing 777-300 aircraft. The plane is scheduled to fly to Los Angeles on Monday, December 2, just in time for the theatrical premiere of "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug".

It's the first time ever the giant creature is revealed in its entirety. Peter Jackson only revealed the dragon's eye in the first film "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey". Meanwhile, only its threatening voice and fire were featured on the sneak peeks to the second film.
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Kim Kardashian Defends Her Parenting Skills on Twitter

December 02, 2013 02:58:44 GMT

Kim Kardashian slammed online haters who call her a bad mother for spending some time hanging out with fiance Kanye West. In a reply to a Twitter user posted on Saturday, November 30, the 33-year-old reality star said that parents were also allowed to have fun.

Kim at first took to Twitter to tell her followers that her daughter North West went swimming for the first time, writing, "We took our baby girl swimming today for the 1st time, she loved it so much! #BestDayEver." A Twitter user commented, "Probably [because] she actually got to see her parents for a change!"
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Roseanne Barr Blasts Television Producers in Twitter Rant

December 02, 2013 02:56:04 GMT

Roseanne Barr has slammed Hollywood in a series of Twitter posts. Over the weekend, she took to the micro-blogging site to express her disappointment to television producers, writing in one tweet, "I'm never going to work in television again. I'm never going to even attempt it. I feel as if I've been insulted/assaulted for over a year."

"Actually, for many years - from my first reality show to my second and two failed development details," she added. "Don't call me-I won't call you. I'm gone." Hinting at what made her feel insulted, she wrote, "Not ONE word remained of any ideas I had. I was constantly 'corrected' as if I had no track record whatsoever. I'm enraged over all of it."
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Pixies Splits With New Bassist Kim Shattuck

December 02, 2013 02:43:13 GMT

Only a few months after joining the Pixies, new bassist Kim Shattuck is leaving the band. The 50-year-old musician made the sad announcement on Facebook and Twitter, saying that she's "disappointed" before revealing her plan to work on a new album with her other band The Muffs.

"Super disappointed to learn that my time with the Pixies ended today," Shattuck announced. "Amazing experience. Looking forward to focusing my attention back on The Muffs and our upcoming new album. All the best to everyone."
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Bob Dylan Sued for Alleged Racism

December 02, 2013 02:04:59 GMT

Bob Dylan, who is known as a U.S. civil right movement supporter, reportedly is being sued for racism. Business Insider reports that a group of Croatian in France takes offense on the singer's statement which was published by the French version of the magazine last year and they are currently suing both parties.

When asked about parallels between the 1860s and present-day America, Dylan answered at that time, "Mmm, I don't know how to put it. It's like... the United States burned and destroyed itself for the sake of slavery. The USA wouldn't give it up. It had to be grinded out. The whole system had to be ripped out with force. A lot of killing. What, like, 500,000 people? A lot of destruction to end slavery. And that's what it really was all about."
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'Fast and Furious 7' Filming Gets Delayed After Paul Walker's Tragic Death

December 02, 2013 02:04:00 GMT

In the wake of Paul Walker's passing, "Fast and Furious 7" postpones its production. The movie was on a brief hiatus for Thanksgiving and was supposed to resume production in Atlanta on Sunday, December 1. The plan is now put on hold following the tragic car crash that killed Walker.

The Hollywood Reporter learns that director James Wan and Universal executives have held a conference call Sunday morning to discuss the state of the film. They were deciding whether rewrites would be necessary and how to proceed in a manner that would be respectful to Walker's death.
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Video: Will Ferrell's Ron Burgundy Anchors an Actual Newscast in North Dakota

December 02, 2013 01:58:40 GMT

Will Ferrell got into character Ron Burgundy for an actual newscast on Saturday night, November 30. He dressed as his "Anchorman" character, sporting fake mustache, a striped tie and a red suit, to serve as guest anchor on KXMB-TV in Bismarck, North Dakota.

The fictional anchor read the local happenings off the teleprompter and occasionally clowned around. He popped into co-anchor Amber Schatz's screen while she's reading a story and tapped sportscaster Jon Schaeffer on the shoulder as he read a story on hockey.
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'Frozen' Nearly Topples 'Catching Fire' on Box Office

December 02, 2013 01:29:33 GMT

"Frozen (2013)" and "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" were favorites among moviegoers to watch over Thanksgiving weekend in North America. The Disney animated film opens to an estimated $66.7 million in its debut weekend, while Lionsgate's sequel to Jennifer Lawrence-starring "The Hunger Games" adds around $74.5 million in its second weekend.

Though falling short of taking over the first spot from "Catching Fire", "Frozen" is still a record breaker. The kiddie-friendly film voiced by Kristen Bell and Broadway star Idina Menzel scores the biggest opening ever for a Thanksgiving movie, surpassing the $57.5M mark posted by "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" in 2001.
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Maria Bello Comes Out as Gay, Dates Best Friend

December 02, 2013 00:11:38 GMT

Maria Bello comes out of the closet as she wrote a personal passage on NY Times titled "Coming Out as a Modern Family". The actress, famous for her roles in "Coyote Ugly" and "Grown Ups", revealed that she has been in a long time relationship with her best friend Clare.

Bello began by recalling a conversation with her 12-year-old son Jackson whom she had from her relationship with TV executive Dan McDermott. Jackson wondered if there was something that she was not telling him. "This was the moment I had been anticipating and dreading for months," Bello wrote. "I took a deep breath, knowing that my answer, and his response, would have an impact on our lives for a very long time."
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Paul Walker Remembered by 'Fast and Furious' Family

December 01, 2013 23:46:05 GMT

Hollywood mourns the sudden death of Paul Walker, particularly the people who worked with him in one of his last movies, "Fast and Furious 7". Universal Pictures that produced the film has released a statement of condolence, saying they were all "heartbroken".

"Paul was truly one of the most beloved and respected members of our studio family for 14 years, and this loss is devastating to us, to everyone involved with the FAST AND FURIOUS films, and to countless fans," read the statement. "We send our deepest and most sincere condolences to Paul's family." Walker is survived by 15-year-old daughter Meadow.