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December 13, 2013

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Bruce Jenner Going Under Knife to Remove Adam's Apple

December 13, 2013 15:55:14 GMT


While his stepdaughter Khloe Kardashian is busy mending her marriage, Bruce Jenner is busy mending his look. The 64-year-old reality star is planning to go under the knife to remove his Adam's apple because he reportedly never liked his trachea.

Per TMZ, Jenner left a doctor's office in Beverly Hills on Thursday, December 12. He told TMZ that he initially saw the plastic surgeon to remove a large scar that did not heal well after an operation to remove a cancerous cell on his nose. While discussing a plastic surgery for his nose, Jenner also consulted the doctor on the procedure called Laryngeal Shave.
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'New Girl' Taps Prince for Post-Super Bowl Episode

December 13, 2013 15:30:15 GMT


"New Girl" is bringing in Prince in an upcoming episode. The "Purple Rain" singer has been tapped to appear on the Fox comedy's post-Super Bowl episode as himself.

Prince will cause drama between fan-favorite couple Nick and Jess. According to several reports, the episode will center around Prince's infamous star-studded house parties and may feature a live performance from the singer.
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Beyonce Releases Snippets of Her 17 Music Videos

December 13, 2013 15:02:12 GMT


Not only Beyonce Knowles managed to keep the recording of her new studio album a secret but also the filming of 17 videos that accompany the album. The singer has released snippets of the videos for such songs as "Mine" Feat. Drake, "Superpower" Feat. Frank Ocean, "Drunk in Love" Feat. Jay-Z and "Blue" Feat. Blue Ivy.

In getting the videos done, Beyonce called for the assistance of notable directors such as Jonas Akerlund, Melina Matsoukas, Jake Nava and Hype Williams among others. She also self-directed some of her videos and included daughter Blue Ivy in "Blue". She used New York City, Houston, Paris, Sydney and Rio de Janeiro as backdrops for her music videos. Beyonce reasoned, "I just want to give my album to the people I love and respect and hope that they feel the same thing I felt when I made the music."
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'Scandal' Midseason Finale: Kerry Washington Discusses How the Truth About Olivia's Mom Affects Her

December 13, 2013 09:19:57 GMT


Things are getting complicated for Olivia after the shocking truth about her mother was revealed in the midseason finale of "Scandal". As hinted in a preview for the new episode, everything "rises to a whole new level of crazy" as all eyes are on Olivia again.

An official synopsis for the episode is not available yet, but lead actress Kerry Washington has talked about the possible implication of the twist as she has learned that Maya was a terrorist. She lied to Rowan about a bomb on the plane, which led Rowan to order Fitz to shoot down the plane.
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'Buffy' Star Clare Kramer Welcomes Baby Boy

December 13, 2013 09:11:15 GMT


Former "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" actress Clare Kramer and her husband Brian Keathley have welcomed another addition to her family. The actress gave birth to their fourth child on December 11.

The baby boy arrived weighing in at 8 pounds 11 ounces. The happy couple named their newborn son Sky LynLee Keathley. The baby's middle name is a tribute to Keathley's sister who passed away in September, Us Weekly reports. In addition to baby Sky, Kramer and Keathley are parents to 5-year-old Gavin, 3-year-old River and 19-month-old Hart.
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Timbaland Debuts 'Know Bout Me' Lyric Video Ft. Jay-Z, Drake and James Fauntleroy

December 13, 2013 09:10:22 GMT


Timbaland has unveiled the lyric video for his collaboration with Jay-Z, Drake and James Fauntleroy, "Know Bout Me". The clip features a mysterious hooded woman wandering around an abandoned building.

She is apparently searching for something in the building. She keeps walking and searching as the lyrics of the song flash on the floor, on a locker, on the wall, on the mirror and on some objects around her.
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Woman Accused of Assaulting Tara Reid Found Not Guilty


December 13, 2013 08:35:47 GMT


A woman called Maryam Hassan was found not guilty of assaulting Tara Reid during a November 2012 altercation at a London nightclub. According to a verdict delivered on Thursday, December 12, Hassan was not guilty of assault resulting in actual bodily harm as well as racially aggravated intentional harassment, alarm or distress.

After the verdict was read, Hassan reportedly said, "Thank you." She then hugged a friend who was with her in the courtroom while sobbing hysterically. According to Daily Mail, Hassan who wore black top, pants, jacket and flat shoes refused to comment outside the court.
News > Movie News

Venom and Sinister Six Movies Officially in the Works

December 13, 2013 08:15:32 GMT


The Spider-Man cinematic universe is branching out with films about the superhero's nemeses, Venom and Sinister Six. Sony Pictures has just announced that it's developing the spin-offs, "with Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Jeff Pinkner, Ed Solomon and Drew Goddard to collaborate on overseeing the developing story over" the movies.

Kurtzman, Orci and Solomon will team up to write the screenplay for "Venom (2017)", which Kurtzman will direct. For "The Sinister Six", Goddard is tapped to write the script with an eye to direct. Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach are on board as producers for both projects.
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K. Michelle on Grammys Snub: 'I Was a Little Hurt'

December 13, 2013 08:10:23 GMT


K. Michelle had a success this year with her debut studio album, "Rebellious Soul". So it's normal for her to be disappointed when her name was nowhere to be found on the nominee list for the upcoming Grammy Awards.

During a chat with Carrie Keagan on VH1's "Big Morning Buzz Live", Michelle admitted that she was "hurt" over the snub. "I was a little hurt, but I truly feel like with my gift and my ability to write songs that touch people, that there's always next year," she said.
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Mark Wahlberg Spotted Wearing Neck Brace During Outing

December 13, 2013 07:48:13 GMT


Mark Wahlberg has been spotted wearing a neck brace during an outing. The "Ted" actor went to Crossroads of the World mall on Wednesday, December 11 wearing the neck brace.

Wahlberg wore casual outfit which consisted of purple shirt, jeans and black jacket. He also wore sneakers.
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Drake and Dad Team to Perform 'Worst Behavior' at St. Louis Concert

December 13, 2013 07:27:36 GMT


Drake welcomed a special guest at his St. Louis concert on Wednesday, December 11. The Canadian rapper hit the stage at the Scottrade Center and decided to bring out his dad, Dennis Graham, to perform "Worst Behavior".

Appearing in a long white trench coat, Mr. Graham showed off his dance moves onstage while his son delivered his verses perfectly. After they finished the song, Drake and his dad shared a father/son hug.
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'Community' Season 5 Epic Trailer Teases 'Lord of the Rings'-Esque Battle

December 13, 2013 07:24:09 GMT


A new longer trailer for "Community" season 5 has landed online, giving an extended look at the upcoming chapter. While the previous video highlights Jeff's return to Greendale, the new one teases the madness that ensues in the community college.

It appears that there's going to be an epic battle with Britta assuming control of Greendale. Troy is violated by the "ass-crack bandit" and Walton Goggins shows up as an investigator, who is administering a lie-detector test, leading Chang to admit that he's masturbated "everywhere," including the study room.
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Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Say They Land 'Star Wars' Role, J.J. Abrams Responds

December 13, 2013 07:22:51 GMT


Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are cast in "Star Wars Episode 7", or so they say. The actresses who will reprise their duties as hosts for the upcoming Golden Globe Awards joke in an interview with Entertainment Weekly for its newest issue that they are going to play Darth Vader's mothers.

Poehler gives her take on the role, "He has two horrible mothers. We know a lot of father stuff with Star Wars, and not a lot of mother stuff. We play these really naggy mothers of Darth Vader." Fey then jokingly practices her dialogue for it, " 'Darth, eat! Why don't you eat?' That kind of stuff."
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Beyonce Secretly Releases Fifth Album on iTunes

December 13, 2013 07:09:35 GMT


The wait is finally over. Beyonce Knowles surprised her fans after she released her long-awaited album on iTunes. Bey's fifth studio effort entitled "Beyonce" arrived on Friday, December 13 at midnight without the diva promoting or saying anything about it.

Described as an "exclusive visual album," the new release features 14 new songs and 17 videos. It includes guest appearances from some big names, including Drake, Frank Ocean and Beyonce's husband Jay-Z. The songstress' daughter Blue Ivy also appears in a track called "Blue".
News > Celebrity Gossip

Fergie and Josh Duhamel Celebrate Son's Baptism

December 13, 2013 06:46:27 GMT


Fergie a.k.a. Stacy Ferguson and her husband Josh Duhamel recently celebrated their first child's baptism. The new parents took baby Axl to St. Martins in Brentwood, Calif. on Thursday, December 12 to be baptized.

Us Weekly reports that the trio was joined by 10 other family members that day. The Black Eyed Peas member wore ivory pantsuit and sunglasses while the 3-month-old baby boy wore white outfit. Her long hair was styled loose. The baby's daddy, meanwhile, looked dapper in dark suit. The "Safe Haven" star was seen helping his wife bring her clutch while she carried baby Axl.
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Susan Sarandon Admits to Being High at Most Award Shows

December 13, 2013 05:56:57 GMT


Susan Sarandon says she was stoned at most of Hollywood events she attended. In a Wednesday, December 10 episode of Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live", Sarandon casually told host Andy Cohen that she was high during most of the affairs.

"Name one major Hollywood event that you showed up to stoned," Cohen asked. The actress responded with a laugh, "Only One?" she added, "I would say, almost all except the Oscars."
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Adam Sandler to Stop By 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' in Super Bowl Episode

December 13, 2013 05:13:12 GMT


Adam Sandler is reportedly committed to making a rare TV appearance on "Brooklyn Nine-Nine". E! News reports that the "Saturday Night Live" alum will guest star as himself on the FOX sitcom in a post-Super Bowl episode set to air in February.

The network has not commented on the news, but sources tell the site that the 47-year-old actor is shooting his episode this week. Should the report be true, Sandler will reunite with fellow former "SNL" cast member Andy Samberg, who has a regular role on the new hit comedy. Sandler and Samberg have also shared screen in 2012's movie "That's My Boy" and "Grown Ups 2", which was released in theaters earlier this year.
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Jennifer Lawrence: I Got My 'American Hustle' Accent From 'Real Housewives'

December 13, 2013 04:55:34 GMT


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Jennifer Lawrence reveals her muse to get into her character in David O. Russell's "American Hustle". She tells MTV News that she picked up her accent as big-mouthed wife to Christian Bale's conman character from watching "The Real Housewives of New Jersey".

"I can't tell where it came from because I just kind of started speaking in it, and I've been watching a lot of reality TV shows and those reality TV shows have a lot of New Jersey women," the Oscar-winning actress says. "So I can't say that it's not from them."
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Lady GaGa and Celine Dion Announced as Performers on 'The Voice' Finale

December 13, 2013 04:38:48 GMT


Some A-list musicians are going to make appearances in the fifth season finale of "The Voice". NBC announced on Thursday, December 12 that Lady GaGa, Celine Dion, Ne-Yo and OneRepublic had all been tapped to perform in the two-hour show that would air on Tuesday, December 17.

GaGa will play "Do What U Want", an R. Kelly-assisted single off her "ARTPOP" album. Dion and Ne-Yo will join forces to perform their duet, "Incredible", which is lifted from the Canadian songstress' album "Loved Me Back to Life".
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Agatha Christie's Mystery Book 'Murder on the Orient Express' Gets Movie Remake

December 13, 2013 04:30:37 GMT


A new "Murder on the Orient Express" movie is in the works. The original film based on Agatha Christie's novel of the same title was released in 1974. It got multiple Oscar nominations and helped Ingrid Bergman win Best Supporting Actress.

Fox has just gained movie rights to the classic book. Powerhouse producers Ridley Scott, Simon Kinberg and Mark Gordon are involved in the upcoming remake.
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Kim Kardashian Reportedly 'Livid' Over 'South Park' Parody

December 13, 2013 04:28:02 GMT


Kim Kardashian is reportedly not happy that "South Park" poked fun at her body. "Kim is livid with what the guys from South Park did," a source tells Hollywood Life. "She has found nothing to laugh about with what the show did, and considers it an unnecessary attack. The only thing she is happy about is that they didn't make fun of North."

In its season 17 finale which aired Wednesday night, December 11, the animated show brought Kim's body issue into the storyline after Butters rejected a date offer from Lisa, calling her too fat. When confronted by Wendy about his rude statement to Lisa, Butters revealed his dream girl was like Kim, "who takes care of herself and knows how to look good, whose got perfect skin and no splotches on her legs and perfect everything."
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'Earth to Echo' Teaser Trailer Shows Mysterious Alien Finding

December 13, 2013 04:02:10 GMT


The first sneak peek to kid-oriented found-footage thriller "Earth to Echo" has arrived, teasing suspenseful scenes in the movie. It shows a group of young kids investigating a mysterious object. They are armed only with a camera to tape their finding.

After a construction project begins digging in their neighborhood, best friends Tuck, Munch and Alex inexplicably begin to receive strange, encoded messages on their cell phones. Convinced something bigger is going on, they go to their parents and the authorities.
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Oprah Winfrey Gets Emotional at THR's Women in Entertainment Breakfast

December 13, 2013 03:55:41 GMT


Oprah Winfrey was honored with the 2013 Sherry Lansing Leadership Award at The Hollywood Reporter's "Power 100" Women in Entertainment Breakfast and got teary as her longtime friend Maria Shriver read a touching poem she wrote for her. Presented by Lifetime, the event took place at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Wednesday, December 11.

Shriver read her poem titled "Becoming" as she introduced this year's award recipient. "It has been a long, steep climb, inside and out, but here you stand. Strong and vulnerable. Proud and humble. It has been a long road to becoming. Think back to when you weren't sure. To when you spoke to God and asked him to guide you. Becoming asks that you listen, not just to them, but to you," she read, as quoted by The Hollywood Reporter.
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Miley Cyrus Cancels Miami Appearance to Perform in Times Square on New Year's Eve

December 13, 2013 03:28:50 GMT


Miley Cyrus has changed her plan for New Years' eve. The former Disney star, who was originally scheduled to make an appearance at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach alongside Pharrell Williams, is ditching the bash to perform in Times Square for this year's Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest.

"Smilers! There's been a change in my NYE plans. @RyanSeacrest asked me to perform in Times Square for #RockinEve!!" Cyrus announced her new plan in a Twitter post. She also tweeted an apology to the Fontainebleau, adding, "I'm bummed I won't be in Miami. [I] wanna thank the homies @Fontainebleau 4 their support #turnupforme."
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Anne Frank's Diary to Be Adapted Into Movie

December 13, 2013 03:28:43 GMT


A new Anne Frank movie is on the way. Ari Folman ("Waltz With Bashir", "The Congress") will write and helm a family-friendly animated film based on the girl's famous diary which has been published into a book and translated into many languages.

"Bringing the Anne Frank Diary to all screens is a fantastic opportunity and challenge," the Oscar-nominated director says in a statement. "There is a real need for new artistic material to keep the memory alive for younger generations."
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'The X Factor (US)' Unveils Top 3 for Season 3 Finals


December 13, 2013 03:24:06 GMT


The competition is also a nearing the end on "The X Factor (US)". After "The Voice" announced its Top 3 earlier this week, it was the rival show's turn to reveal who would compete for the winner title of its season 3 on Thursday, December 12.

After a performance by the Top 4 who covered Kelly Clarkson's "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)", Carlito Olivero from the Boys group mentored by Paulina Rubio was the first to be announced safe. It was quite unexpected since Carlito landed in the bottom two last week and was in jeopardy twice this season.
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Beach Boys Biopic 'The Drummer' Gets Canceled

December 13, 2013 02:54:57 GMT


"The Drummer (2012)" has unfortunately met a dead end. The Beach Boys biopic about Dennis Wilson is canned after several delays due to some reasons that included script issues and the departure of Aaron Eckhart initially set to play the band's founding member who drowned in 1983 at the age of 39.

Eckhart had spent six months learning to sing and play piano and drums when he left the movie just before the production began in summer 2012. His hectic schedule was believed to be a factor in his departure. "It was a huge blow for us when Eckhart pulled out," Brad Rosenberger, the film's music supervisor and a publisher of Wilson's songs, tells The Hollywood Reporter.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Olivia Wilde Flaunts Small Baby Bump at Golden Globe Nominations Announcement

December 13, 2013 02:52:31 GMT


Olivia Wilde's baby bump is starting to show. Jason Sudeikis' fiancee was up early to help deliver nominations for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 71st Golden Globe Awards on Thursday, December 12 in Beverly Hills. The pregnant star was joined by Aziz Ansari and Zoe Saldana at the show which was started at 5:15 A.M. Pacific time.

Wearing a simple black dress with lace collar and matching heels, the "Her" star showed small baby bump. The actress expressed her worry in a Twitter post prior to the event that she might puke during the show. "Getting up at 3:30 AM to announce Globes noms w @azizansari and @zoesaldana. Can I wear my head gear? I genuinely might puke," she wrote.
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Golden Globe TV Nominees React: Julia Louis-Dreyfus Calls It 'a Miracle', Amy Poehler Is Thrilled

December 13, 2013 02:40:45 GMT


The nominations for the 71st Annual Golden Globes have been revealed and now the lucky ones share how they feel being nominated for the annual awards event. Receiving two nods for her roles on TV series "Veep" and feature film "Enough Said", Julia Louis-Dreyfus is among those overjoyed with the honor.

"I'm thrilled and so grateful to the Hollywood Foreign Press. One question: does this mean I need two dresses?" she jokingly asks. To EW.com, she describes what's her feeling like, "It's sort of a head-spinning, skin-pinchy, am-I-going-to-wake-up-from-this-in-a-few-miutes kind of a feeling. It really doesn't feel real."
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The Beatles to Receive Grammy's Lifetime Achievement Award

December 13, 2013 02:34:47 GMT


The Beatles has been announced as one of the artists who will be honored with the Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award early next year. The legendary British band will receive the award at a special ceremony that's taking place on January 25, the night before the 56th Annual Grammy Awards.

Other Lifetime Achievement Award recipients are electronic music band Kraftwerk, musical group The Isley Brothers, singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson, Zydecoartist Clifton Chenier, Mexican singer Armando Manzanero, and violinist Maud Powell. They join previous honorees that include Michael Jackson, Dolly Parton and Barbra Streisand.
News > Movie News

Peter Pan Origin Movie Gets Release Date

December 13, 2013 02:05:22 GMT


Warner Bros.' new take on the famous Peter Pan story will be released in summer 2015. The upcoming film is confirmed to make its debut in theaters across the country on June 26, going head to head with "Ted 2". Other June releases include tentpoles "Jurassic World" (June 12) and "The Fantastic Four" (June 19).

Joe Wright ("Anna Karenina", "Atonement" and "Hanna") is expected to direct "Peter Pan (2015)". The movie will be an origin story that finds main character Peter being taken to Neverland where he leads the Lost Boys against evil pirates. Jason Fuchs ("Ice Age: Continental Drift") writes the script.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Lea Michele Remembers Cory Monteith as 'the Greatest Man'

December 13, 2013 01:58:38 GMT


Five months after Cory Monteith's death, Lea Michele talks about coping with the tragic passing in her first TV interview. Appearing in Thursday, December 12 episode of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show", the "Glee" star said that she was doing well thanks to support from friends and family.

"It's certainly been a pretty rough year, but I've been surrounded by such great people, such great family," Michele admitted. Instead of staying at home, Michele decided to return to work soon so that she could be with people who loved her.
News > TV News

'SNL' to Welcome Black Female Cast Member in January

December 13, 2013 01:47:28 GMT


"Saturday Night Live" is indeed taking it serious when it's criticized for the lack of black female cast member. The show has secretly held auditions to find a black comedienne to be added to the team after executive producer Lorne Michaels said, "It's not like it's not a priority," in response to the casting controversy.

It has been reported that two showcase auditions for African-American women were held earlier this month. The first audition took place at the Groundlings Theatre in Los Angeles on December 1.
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'Avengers 2': Don Cheadle to Have Key Role, Simon McBurney to Play New Jarvis

December 13, 2013 01:35:38 GMT


New "Avengers: Age of Ultron" rumors are brewing. Don Cheadle is expected to reprise his "Iron Man" role as Col. James 'Rhodey' Rhodes in the second film. According to HitFix, he has "a key role in the conflict with Ultron that is the main focus of the sequel."

Another report suggests that Simon McBurney is in talks to join the cast ensemble of "The Avengers" sequel. Bleeding Cool reports the British actor, 56, is eyed to play Edwin Jarvis.
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'Survivor' Renewed Through Season 30, Jeff Probst Returns as Host

December 12, 2013 23:24:08 GMT


"Survivor" is renewed through season 30. CBS has ordered two more editions of the long-running reality series in addition to securing Jeff Probst's position and executive producer of the show further.

" 'Survivor' has been blessed with incredibly loyal fans," Probst said in a statement. "We make this show for them and I am thrilled that we get to do it again." Exec producer Mark Burnett added, "I am thrilled that our fans get to continue their love affair with 'Survivor' on CBS through 2015. This current season has become one of the most-loved seasons ever and I promise our fans to make season 29 and 30 even better."
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Ashley Benson Slams Heavily Air-Brushed 'Pretty Little Liars' Poster

December 12, 2013 22:54:42 GMT


Ashley Benson has criticized the campaign poster of her own show, "Pretty Little Liars". The 23-year-old actress turned to social media sites on Wednesday, December 11 to send a message to her more than 2.5 million followers that beauty is unlike what the poster portrays.

Benson is not pleased with how the four main characters' faces were heavily air-brushed. "Saw this floating around ....hope it's not the poster. Our faces in this were from 4 years ago ....and we all look ridiculous," she captioned on Instagram, adding "Way too much photo shop. We all have flaws. No one looks like this. It's not attractive."
 
 
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