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January 04, 2014

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'Mean Girls' Star Lacey Chabert Secretly Ties the Knot

January 04, 2014 05:47:08 GMT


Lacey Chabert has got married in a secret wedding. The star of "Mean Girls" got married in late December, but only announced her wedding on Twitter on Friday, January 4. "Just wanted to share some personal news with you guys. I'm starting off 2014 as a Mrs! Over the holidays, my best friend & love of my life...we became husband & wife! #soblessed #love," she wrote.

Chabert did not share any info about her husband. A source, however, told Us Weekly that his name is Dave Nehdar. The source added that the couple tied the knot in Los Angeles in front of family members and friends such as Kaley Cuoco and her sister Briana Cuoco, actress Amy Davidson and "The Bachelorette" alum Ali Fedotowsky.
News > Movie News

'Star Wars Episode 7' Scribe Lawrence Kasdan Tapped to Write Boba Fett Spinoff

January 04, 2014 05:35:36 GMT


A new tidbit of "Star Wars" standalone movies hit the web. Lawrence Kasdan, who was brought in to pen "Star Wars Episode 7" with director J.J. Abrams after screenwriter Michael Arndt left, is tapped to work on the screenplay for a spinoff which focused on Boba Fett.

Jon Schnepp, the director of TV show "Metalocalypse", says of the spinoff projects in an interview with AMC Movie Talk, "One of them is Boba Fett." He spills further, "It is. I know. I know for a fact. I will never reveal my source, but it is the one written by Lawrence Kasdan."
News > Music News

Robin Thicke: I Was Afraid Miley Cyrus' Routine Wasn't Racy Enough

January 04, 2014 05:08:25 GMT


Robin Thicke's 2013 MTV Video Music Awards performance with Miley Cyrus was one of the most talked about events last year. Thicke was glad that it happened the way it did and that people actually reacted to it.

In an interview published in Los Angeles Confidential's latest issue, Thicke said, "Listen, we had a great time. It's entertainment. I was actually afraid Miley's routine wasn't going to be racy enough. But people reacted." The stage act, where scantily-clad Cyrus was seen grinding up Thicke's groin, popularized the term "twerk".
News > TV News

Audrina Patridge Confesses to Faking Fights on 'The Hills'

January 04, 2014 05:05:28 GMT


Audrina Patridge is the latest "The Hills" alumni to bash the MTV reality show. In a chat with E! News hosts Giuliana Rancic and Ali Fedotowsky, Patridge admitted that most of the time they had to fake fights and relationships for the sake of TV ratings.

"In the beginning, a lot of it was real," Patridge commented on co-star Kristin Cavallari's previous confessions. "As it went on, it was very manipulated and guided and you're kinda put in these scenarios where you would show up and you didn't know what you were in for until you were there, and you wanted to run out but they lock the door on you."
News > Movie News

First Look at Clint Eastwood's Musical Drama 'Jersey Boys'

January 04, 2014 05:01:28 GMT


The first picture from Clint Eastwood's musical drama "Jersey Boys" has been unveiled. It features John Lloyd Young, Erich Bergen, Vincent Piazza, and Michael Lomenda front and center as Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito, and Nick Massi.

An adaptation of The Four Seasons Broadway musical, the movie will revolve around the band's zero-to-hero story. It will follow the rise, the tough times and personal clashes, and the ultimate triumph of a group of friends whose music became a symbol of a generation.
News > Music News

Ice Cube Sets New Album for May 13 Release

January 04, 2014 04:48:42 GMT


Ice Cube announces the official release date for his next studio installment. The "21 Jump Street" actor confirms on Twitter that he will release the new album early this summer, "EVERYTHANGS CORRUPT street date: May 13, 2014."

The upcoming album will be his first studio effort since his 2010's "I Am the West". Ahead of its May release, the rapper already released the rock-infused title track that featured Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello on guitar.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Singer Phil Everly of Everly Brothers Dies at 74

January 04, 2014 04:31:16 GMT


Singer Phil Everly, who formed The Everly Brothers with his brother Don, has passed away. According to his wife, Patti, the singer passed away on Friday, January 3 in Burbank from complications relating to his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the age of 74. "We are absolutely heartbroken. He fought long and hard," she told Los Angeles Times.

The Everly Brothers was a big star of late 1950s and early 1960s thanks to their unforgettable harmonies. The two brothers are popular for their songs such as "All I Have To Do Is Dream", "Wake Up Little Susie", "Bye Bye Love", "When Will I Be Loved" and "Cathy's Clown".
News > Music News

Video Premiere: Christina Perri's 'Human'

January 04, 2014 04:03:50 GMT


Christina Perri's music video in support of her latest single "Human" has been made available for viewing pleasure. It has simple, yet stunning visuals which work well with the lyrics. The Canadian singer is seen on a white platform against all-white background as she transforms from robot into human.

"I can turn it on/ Be a good machine/ I can hold the weight of words/ If that's what you need," she sings her heart out. "But I'm only human/ And I bleed when I fall down/ I'm only human/ And I crash and I break down/ Your words in my head, knives in my heart/ You build me up and then I fall apart."
News > TV News

'Carrie Diaries' 2.10 Preview: Sebastian Lies to Carrie

January 04, 2014 04:00:51 GMT


"The Carrie Diaries" continues the second half of season 2 with "Date Expectations". New year promises good things to come but it doesn't go exactly like that for Carrie.

Sebastian gets an exciting work opportunity, causing him to bail on Carrie on Valentine's Day, much to her chagrin. Preview of the episode sees Sebastian making a promise to Carrie not to leave her but she overhears him on the phone saying he'll move.
News > Movie News

Marvel and Lucasfilm Collaborate to Publish New 'Star Wars' Comics

January 04, 2014 03:58:12 GMT


"Star Wars" comic book series will move to Marvel. The company will partner with Lucasfilm, which is owned by "Star Wars" creator George Lucas, to release the new graphic novels. Both companies become Disney's subsidiaries after the Mouse House acquired them in 2009 and 2010 respectively.

The first "Star Wars" comic was originally published by Marvel in 1970s. It later changed home to Dark Horse which released the story ever since. Now that the comic rights returns to Marvel, a new title is set to come out in 2015, the same year when J.J. Abram's "Star Wars Episode 7" is due for release.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Video: Jennifer Hudson Surprised Her Assistant With a House for Christmas


January 04, 2014 03:34:34 GMT


Jennifer Hudson has shared an adorable video of her assistant and close friend, Walter Williams, who just learned that the star gave him a house as a Christmas gift. The former contestant of "American Idol" shared the short clip via Instagram on Tuesday, December 31.

The video sees Hudson's assistant holding a folder of paper which apparently are documents for the house. He then can be seen dropping the documents and screaming in joy before hugging the singer/actress who was sitting on a sofa. The video also records Williams' happy face as he holds the documents in his hands. "My assistant Walter's reaction when he found out I was buying him a house for Christmas!" the 'Dreamgirls' star captioned the video.
News > Music News

Justin Timberlake's '20/20 Experience' Is Top-Selling Album in Slow Sales Year

January 04, 2014 03:08:11 GMT


Justin Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience" was named the top-selling album of 2013 by Nielsen SoundScan. The album sold 2.43 million copies during the year, the only one to top the 2 million mark in the continuously diminishing market.

In fact, "The 20/20 Experience" has the lowest figure for a biggest-selling album since Nielsen SoundScan started reporting retail sales in 1991. It is also the only second album since 1991 to top the end-of-the-year chart with fewer than 3 million copies sold. Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter III" sold 2.87 million back in 2008.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Ke$ha Checks Into Rehab for Eating Disorder

January 04, 2014 02:46:50 GMT


Ke$ha has entered a rehab center to seek treatment for her eating disorder. The "Die Young" singer checked into rehab on Friday morning, January 3. According to TMZ, the 26-year-old star went to Timberline Knolls near Chicago, which treated Demi Lovato for similar problems in 2010.

"I'm a crusader for being yourself and loving yourself but I've found it hard to practice," Ke$ha says in a statement. "I'll be unavailable for the next 30 days, seeking treatment for my eating disorder...to learn to love myself again. Exactly as I am."
News > TV News

First 15 Minutes of Syfy's 'Helix' Released

January 04, 2014 02:42:13 GMT


Syfy has released the first 15 minutes of its highly-promoted new series "Helix" ahead of the January 10 premiere. From the creator of "Battlestar Galactica", Ron Moore, the series follows a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who travel to a high-tech research facility in the Arctic to investigate a possible disease outbreak.

As seen from the video, the series begins after the outbreak and jumps to present day at CDC headquarter in Atlanta where Billy Campbell's Dr. Alan Farragut is extracted to assist in the contamination of the outbreak. The series moves again to Day 1 when the team arrives at the facility via chopper and Farragut sees his infected brother for the first time.
News > Movie News

Paul Walker Will Be Retired in 'Fast and Furious 7'

January 04, 2014 02:39:59 GMT


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How Universal will move forward with "Fast and Furious 7" after the sudden death of one of its key stars Paul Walker is revealed. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the late actor's character Brian O'Conner will be retired in the upcoming installment.

The studio will "make use of the existing footage of Walker," who passed away halfway through the film's production. Additional scenes are written and will be shot to give Walker a proper sendoff "in a way that the studio hopes will satisfy fans of the franchise."
News > Music News

Britney Spears' Fans Upset After Spending $2500 for Vegas Brief Meet-and-Greet

January 04, 2014 02:33:55 GMT


Britney Spears reportedly has left some of her devotees disappointed. Rumor has it, the fans paid $2,500 to meet the pop star backstage after her Las Vegas residency show at Planet Hollywood, but the singer only spent a few seconds with them.

Those meet-and-greet fans were reportedly VIP audience who purchased $500 tickets for the seats in the front row. They were offered a chance for a meeting session and photo opportunity with Britney if they upgraded to a $2500 package.
News > Celebrity Gossip

'That '70s Show' Star Lisa Robin Kelly Died of Multiple Drug Intoxication

January 04, 2014 02:09:12 GMT


Details of Lisa Robin Kelly's cause of death have been released by the coroner's office. The star of "That '70s Show" passed away in her sleep at the Pax House Rehab Center in Altadena, Calif. in August 2013 and the authorities have ruled the death as accidental. According to Los Angeles County Coroner, toxicology tests confirm that Kelly died of "multiple drug intoxication."

The authorities did not reveal what kind of drug she took at that time. A full autopsy report which also reveals the substances found in Kelly's system is expected to be released in a few weeks.
News > TV News

'Community' Season 5 Premiere Hits All-Time Low

January 04, 2014 01:32:38 GMT


Even the return of Dan Harmon could not lift up the ratings for "Community". The fifth season premiere back to back episode raked in 3.7 million viewers and a 1.3 in adults 18-49 from 8-8.30 P.M. before going down to 3 million viewers and 1.2 rating in the next half-hour.

The debut episode was down 32% from the show's half-hour fourth-season opener last February and was an all-time low for a "Community" premiere. The show also failed to rack up ratings for its Thursday follow-ups "Sean Saves the World" and "The Michael J. Fox Show", both of which hit series lows. NBC was saved by "Parenthood" that went up 8% from its last original and had a slight win over "Community" as the night's highest-rated series.
News > Movie News

'Her' and 'Wolf of Wall Street' Nab Nomination for 2014 Writers Guild Awards

January 04, 2014 01:29:36 GMT


The Writers Guild of America has announced nominees for its 2014 awards. Spike Jonze's sci-fi romance "Her" is among the contenders for Best Original Screenplay, and Martin Scorsese's black comedic take on Jordan Belfort's book "The Wolf of Wall Street" is vying for Best Adapted Screenplay.

Woody Allen joins the competition to win the Best Original Screenplay, thanks to his work on latest dramedy "Blue Jasmine" which he also directed. Other nominees in the category are the writers of "American Hustle", "Dallas Buyers Club", and "Nebraska".
News > Celebrity Gossip

Horrifying Details of Paul Walker's Crash Released in Coroner's Report

January 04, 2014 00:36:38 GMT


A report by the Los Angeles County Coroner was released on Friday, January 3, revealing details in Paul Walker's November 30 car crash in Santa Clarita. The Porsche Carrera GT, that Walker's friend Roger Rodas was driving, was traveling at 100 miles per hour before it went out of control, hit a tree and went up in flames.

A deputy who was taking witnesses' accounts said the red Porsche was traveling "at an unsafe speed, approximately 100 plus mph." The report added, "For unknown reasons, the driver lost control of his vehicle."
 
 
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