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December 11, 2013

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Pope Francis Beats Miley Cyrus to Be TIME's Person of the Year

December 11, 2013 14:47:37 GMT

Pope Francis has been named TIME magazine's Person of the Year on Wednesday, December 11, meaning Miley Cyrus failed to take the coveted title. The Catholic church leader has been selected by editors of the magazine with consideration of a poll from its readers.
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Lorde Under Racial Attack for 'Ugly' Boyfriend

December 11, 2013 14:03:29 GMT

"Royals" crooner Lorde fell victim to racial abuse online after photos of her and her Asian boyfriend James Lowe surfaced. The abuse has been reported as a revenge from One Direction and Justin Bieber's fans who got angry after Lorde allegedly called them "ugly" and "overrated".
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Angelina Jolie's Plane Grounded by FAA for Not Having License

December 11, 2013 13:38:24 GMT

Angelina Jolie has reportedly been banned from flying her private plane after failing to renew its registration in time. The certificate to the 38-year-old movie star's red-and-white Cirrus SR-22 has expired on June 30.
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Ylvis' 'The Fox' Named Top Trending Video of 2013 by YouTube

December 11, 2013 09:34:37 GMT

Ylvis' "The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?)" has helped the Norwegian duo gain international fame. Thus, it's not exaggerating that YouTube dubs it the Top Trending Video of 2013. The funny clip, which has been viewed more than 270 million times since it's released on September 3, places first on the list which also includes Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball" at No. 4.
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Justin Bieber Visits Typhoon Haiyan Victims

December 11, 2013 09:09:47 GMT

Despite his headline-making antics, Justin Bieber is committed to help others who are in need. The "Beauty and a Beat" singer arrived in the Philippines on Tuesday, December 10 from Australia. He visited victims of typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban and distributed shirts, toys and basketballs to children as well as performed for them.
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'Sons of Anarchy' Season 6 Finale: Maggie Siff and Katey Sagal Cry Watching the Deadly Scene

December 11, 2013 08:51:17 GMT

It was a heartbreaking conclusion in the season 6 finale of "Sons of Anarchy". After killing off Ron Perlman's Clay earlier this season, the show bid farewell to another major character close to the main protagonist, Charlie Hunnam's Jax.
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Barron Hilton Reportedly Didn't Get Back to Police Because of 'Incriminating Photos'

December 11, 2013 08:18:48 GMT

Barron Hilton, whose face was injured in a feud which was linked to Lindsay Lohan in Miami last week, reportedly stopped cooperating with the police because he was threatened. According to Radar Online, Paris Hilton's younger brother was warned with the release of some "incriminating photos" showing him in the hours before the feud.
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Ron Burgundy and Robin Thicke Team Up for 'Ride Like the Wind' Cover

December 11, 2013 08:02:42 GMT

Will Ferrell's Ron Burgundy and Robin Thicke have joined forces for a "Ride Like the Wind" cover that will be included in the soundtrack of "Anchorman: The Legend Continues". The R&B singer handles most of the vocal work, while the fictional news anchor provides funny comments to the lines.
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Robert Pattinson Joins 'The Childhood of a Leader'

December 11, 2013 07:43:05 GMT

Robert Pattinson is added to the cast ensemble of "The Childhood of a Leader". The "Twilight Saga" actor will reunite with his "Cosmopolis" co-star Juliette Binoche and share screen with Tim Roth in the upcoming drama.
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Danica Patrick Dresses as Showgirl at American Country Awards

December 11, 2013 07:36:25 GMT

Danica Patrick, who served as a co-host alongside country singer Trace Adkins at American Country Awards, surprisingly showed up on stage wearing a sexy showgirl costume at the Tuesday night, December 10 event. The pro-racer donned the outfit apparently due to the fact that the award event was held at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay.
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'The Voice' Unveils Top 3, Blake Shelton Loses Chance to Win

December 11, 2013 07:20:18 GMT

It's Team Adam Levine vs. Team Christina Aguilera on "The Voice" showdown next week. The two coaches brought their proteges to the finals of the reality TV singing competition's fifth season, ending Blake Shelton's winning streak after three straight triumphs.
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Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer Pay Tribute to Eleanor Parker

December 11, 2013 06:26:37 GMT

Eleanor Parker's co-stars in "The Sound of Music" pay tribute to the actress who recently passed away because of pneumonia. Julie Andrews, who played the love rival of Parker's character in the popular movie, said during a promotion for "Saving Mr. Banks" that she was honored to play alongside the Oscar-nominated actress.
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'Life of a King' Trailer: Cuba Gooding Jr. Finds Redemption in Chess

December 11, 2013 06:15:36 GMT

"Life of a King" trailer has landed online, showing the redemption story of a real-life ex-con. Cuba Gooding Jr. plays the main character, Eugene Brown, who works as a janitor and helps guide troubled kids to find their way to a whole and happy adulthood.
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'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Moves Release Date to 'Fast and Furious 7' Slot

December 11, 2013 05:55:58 GMT

Fox has a change of heart regarding release date for "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes". The studio adjusts the schedule, moving up the date from July 18 to July 11, 2014. The new slot is currently occupied by "Fast and Furious 7", but the movie is now in limbo following the tragic death of its actor Paul Walker over Thanksgiving weekend.
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Jazz Guitarist Jim Hall Dies at 83

December 11, 2013 05:45:31 GMT

Music world has lost one of its greatest talents. Jazz guitarist Jim Hall died in his sleep on Tuesday, December 10, his wife Jane Hall told the Associated Press. The musician suffered from a brief illness prior to his passing at his Greenwich Village apartment in Manhattan.
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'Blackfish' Director Reacts to Artists Canceling SeaWorld Shows Over Her Documentary

December 11, 2013 04:51:41 GMT

Gabriela Cowperthwaite is glad that her movie "Blackfish" has helped raise awareness about the effects of captivity on whales such as the orcas at SeaWorld. After artists like Heart, Willie Nelson and Barenaked Ladies took action by canceling their scheduled performances at the Florida theme park, the film's director tells Reuters, "I'm very inspired by it."
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'Unbroken' Star Jack O'Connell Up for Key Role in 'Star Wars Episode 7'

December 11, 2013 04:50:57 GMT

"Star Wars Episode 7" might be close to signing one of its main actors. Bleeding Cool cites "two dependable sources" that 23-year-old British star Jack O'Connell is a contender to play a key role in the upcoming first installment of "Star Wars" new trilogy directed by J.J. Abrams.
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Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton Win Big at 2013 American Country Awards

December 11, 2013 04:15:20 GMT

Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton are big winners at the fourth annual American Country Awards. They bagged multiple prizes, including the top Artist of the Year for the former and the coveted Album of the Year for the latter, at the Tuesday, December 10 event hosted by Trace Adkins and Danica Patrick.
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American Country Awards 2013: Kellie Pickler and Jewel Shine on Red Carpet

December 11, 2013 03:55:37 GMT

Red carpet was rolled outside the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas to welcome celebrity guests of the 2013 American Country Awards on Tuesday, December 10. Dressing their best to the event, Kellie Pickler and Jewel Kilcher were among the stars who turned heads as they posed for photographers before entering the venue.
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Bono and Charlize Theron Pay Respects at Nelson Mandela Memorial

December 11, 2013 03:53:01 GMT

Bono and Charlize Theron were among tens of thousands of people who attended Nelson Mandela memorial on Tuesday, December 10. Attended by more than 60 heads of state, the event which celebrated the life of the South African statesman was held at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.
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Dann Florek Also Quits 'Law and Order: SVU', Has Filmed His Last Episode

December 11, 2013 03:09:57 GMT

Another "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" veteran is departing the show. After left by Richard Belzer earlier this season, the crime drama series will soon bid adieu to Dann Florek who has portrayed Captain Donald Cragen since the first episode in 1999.
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Paul Walker's Funeral Reportedly to Be Held This Weekend

December 11, 2013 02:57:21 GMT

Family and close friends are going to hold Paul Walker's funeral this weekend, E! News reports. "All of the funeral details are still being worked out," a source said. On Tuesday, December 10, the Los Angeles County coroner's office released the actor's body to his family. Assistant chief of coroner's investigations Ed Winter told Los Angeles Times that the body was turned over to Forest Lawn Mortuaries where many stars were buried.
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'World War Z' Sequel Gets Juan Antonio Bayona as Director

December 11, 2013 02:53:03 GMT

A new director has officially been tapped for the upcoming "World War Z" sequel. Juan Antonio Bayona ("The Orphanage", "The Impossible") is confirmed to take over the helming duty from Marc Forster who directed the first film.
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Newly Found Johnny Cash Album to Be Released in Spring 2014

December 11, 2013 02:27:18 GMT

Never-before-heard music from Johnny Cash will be released posthumously. The late singer's estate has announced that a newly-found album by Cash, "Out Among the Stars", is set to hit the shelves on March 25, 2014, more than ten years after his death.
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Video Premiere: Britney Spears' 'Perfume'

December 11, 2013 02:08:04 GMT

Britney Spears suspects her boyfriend cheated on her in a music video for her latest single "Perfume". She gets suspicious when she sees a text on his cell phone from a woman named Cindy and then sees with her own eyes how the two meet and get cozy behind her back.
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Demi Lovato Says She 'Couldn't Go an Hour Without Cocaine'

December 11, 2013 02:02:37 GMT

Demi Lovato said last month that her past struggle with addiction would shock fans and now the singer shared the extent of the issue in an interview with Access Hollywood. Speaking from the set of "The X Factor (US)" on Monday, December 9, Demi said, "I'm very, very good at manipulating people and that was something that I did in my disease, I would manipulate everyone around me. There were times I would just continue to lie, so that everything looked OK on the outside."
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'Rosemary's Baby' Gets Miniseries Treatment on NBC

December 11, 2013 01:47:31 GMT

NBC goes horror with its newly-greenlit project. The network has given a go to "Rosemary's Baby" miniseries, which is adapted from the 1967 best-selling suspense novel by Ira Levin. The book was previously turned into a feature film directed by Roman Polanski and starring Mia Farrow in 1968.
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'Godzilla' Official Teaser Trailer: Mankind Goes Against Giant Monster

December 11, 2013 01:26:44 GMT

The first official teaser trailer for "Godzilla" has been unearthed. It opens with David Strathairn giving a speech to a group of military members before they are dispatched in a desperate operation to stop the monstrous creature from destroying the city any further.
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Tila Tequila Went Pro Nazi and Called Paul Walker's Death a 'Ritualistic Murder'

December 11, 2013 00:28:42 GMT

Tila Tequila made the headlines again after going under the radar for months. She posted a photo of herself on Facebook wearing a Nazi uniform hat and a swastika arm band while standing in front of Aushcwitz.
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Kate Winslet Gave Birth to Ned Rocknroll's Baby

December 11, 2013 00:01:14 GMT

Kate Winslet is proud mother of a new baby boy. The "Titanic" star gave birth to her third child on Saturday, December 7 at an NHS hospital in Sussex County, U.K. The baby weighed 9 lb. A representative of Winslet told People, "Mother and baby are doing great." The rep added to Mail Online that the actress and her husband Ned Rocknroll are "thrilled to bits".