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January 10, 2014

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Jonah Hill Reportedly Romancing Actress Isabelle McNally

January 10, 2014 14:49:08 GMT


Jonah Hill has got himself a new girlfriend. The "The Wolf of Wall Street" star is reportedly dating actress Isabelle McNally after they were seen in public together a number of times.

The alleged couple were first photographed together in September 2013 but "it's been going on longer than that, [a] few more months" an insider tells Us Weekly. They were again seen together in December when hitting a gym and shopping for groceries at Whole Foods. No statement from Hill's rep yet.
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Joe Nichols' Wife Pregnant With Their Second Child

January 10, 2014 14:30:17 GMT


Country singer Joe Nichols is expecting his second child with wife Heather. On Thursday, January 9, he personally shared the good news on Twitter, writing, "Aaaaaaand we're pregnant again! Another baby Nichols on the way in 2014!"

Joe and Heather, who have been married for six years, are already parents to a 20-month-old daughter Dylan River. The "Brokenheartsville" singer is also father to 15-year-old Ashelyn from previous relationship. "Joe, Heather and Dylan are very excited to be welcoming a new baby by summer," a rep of Joe told People.
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J.R. Martinez Announces Split From Baby Mama

January 10, 2014 14:13:34 GMT


J.R. Martinez is back as a single man after splitting from baby mama Diana Gonzalez-Jones. The couple, who had been together for four years, has one daughter Lauryn Anabelle who was born 18 months ago.

"Diana and I have ended our relationship. However, we are committed to working together to raise our daughter in a healthy and happy environment," Martinez said in a statement to People. He also posted a message on Facebook Wednesday, January 8, "People change [it's] a part of life, but sometimes [it's] easier to hold on to the memories of who they were rather [than] to realize who they have become."
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Justin Bieber Accused of Throwing Eggs at Neighbor's House


January 10, 2014 09:04:54 GMT


Justin Bieber has been hit with another negative report. According to TMZ, a neighbor who previously had a run-in with the "Baby" singer called the police when he noticed the Canadian heartthrob throwing some eggs at his house in Calabasas on Thursday evening, January 9.

According to the neighbor, he heard banging sound at about 7:30 P.M. and went around the house to check it. When he went to the balcony on the second floor, he claimed that he saw the 19-year-old pop star throwing some eggs at his front door. The neighbor also claimed that Bieber started aiming at him after he noticed his appearance, prompting the alleged victim to yell, "What the hell are you doing?"
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Lindsay Lohan's Docu-Series Gets Premiere Date, Oprah Winfrey Admits LiLo Is Difficult to Work With

January 10, 2014 09:03:46 GMT


OWN has set a premiere date for Lindsay Lohan's documentary series. Billed as an eight-episode reality series, the show that follows the former Disney star since she's released from rehab will debut Sunday, March 9 at 10 P.M.

Oprah Winfrey put a lot of trust in the troubled starlet. Scoring the first interview with Lohan after her 90-day court-mandated rehab, the former daytime talk show queen reportedly offered LiLo $2 million for the docu-series.
News > Music News

Red Cafe Releases 'I'm Rich' Music Video

January 10, 2014 08:52:55 GMT


The official music video for Red Cafe's "I'm Rich" has arrived for fans' viewing pleasure. Directed by Puma, the three-minute clip features the 37-year-old rapper showing off his lavish lifestyle.

He talks about his monetary status and repeatedly declares, "I'm rich," as he flaunts his cars, his clothes and gold chains. He's also seen hanging out with several friends that include French Montana, Rick Ross and P. Diddy.
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Miley Cyrus and Britney Spears' Videos Considered Inappropriate for Daytime TV in France

January 10, 2014 08:41:33 GMT


The videos of Miley Cyrus and Britney Spears are deemed too racy for daytime French TV. France's broadcast watchdog has said that TV channels should only play Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball" and Spears' "Work B**ch" clips after 10:00 P.M., when French broadcasters begin airing programs for adults.

The broadcast watchdog CSA said in a statement on Thursday, January 9 that some channels were showing the raunchy videos in the daytime. Moreover, there are no parental guidance warnings.
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'Grey's Anatomy' Star Jesse Williams Welcomes First Child

January 10, 2014 08:24:40 GMT


Jesse Williams, who plays Dr. Avery on "Grey's Anatomy", is now a father. According to Us Weekly, Williams' wife Aryn Drake-Lee gave birth to their first child, a daughter, in early December. A source said that the new parents named their baby girl Sadie.

Williams met Drake-Lee when he was still working as a school teacher in New York. He married his real-estate broker girlfriend in Los Angeles on September 1, 2012 after five years of dating. "Jesse was beaming with joy throughout the entire ceremony. It was the perfect night with lots of smiling, laughing and emotion. You could feel the love they have for each other. They're madly in love!" a guest at the wedding told PEOPLE back then.
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'American Idol' Season 13 Finale Could Be Moved to New York

January 10, 2014 08:14:20 GMT


Fresh faces and new place are apparently some of the things offered by "American Idol" this season. Bringing back Jennifer Lopez and adding Harry Connick Jr. to the judging panel, the show reportedly will move the finale to New York City in the upcoming season 13.

The news first circulated on "Idol" blogs. The Hollywood Reporter later confirmed that the two-part finale scheduled to air May 20 and 21 would take place at Madison Square Garden, instead of in Los Angeles as in the past 12 years. FOX has not commented on the rumors.
News > Music News

Justin Timberlake and Katy Perry Nominated for 2014 BRIT Awards

January 10, 2014 08:02:39 GMT


The nominations for the biggest music event in the U.K. BRIT Awards were announced in London on Thursday night, January 9. Justin Timberlake and Katy Perry are among nominees at the upcoming event.

Timberlake is nominated alongside Bruno Mars, Eminem, Drake and John Grant in International Male Solo Artist category. Meanwhile, Perry is up against Lady GaGa, Pink, Lorde and Janelle Monae for International Female Solo Artist award.
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Anne Hathaway Head-Butts Dan Fogler in 'Don Peyote' Trailer

January 10, 2014 07:45:20 GMT


Anne Hathaway is a mean head-butter in the first trailer for trippy comedy "Don Peyote". The "Les Miserables" actress sends Dan Fogler sprawling on the floor. Josh Duhamel, Topher Grace and Jay Baruchel also pop up in the video.

The stoner comedy is directed and written by Fogler along with Michael Canzoniero, who previously directed the actor in 2008's "The Marconi Bros.". Supported also by Wallace Shawn, Dean Winters and Sean Brosnan, it is scheduled for limited release later this May.
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Bobbi Kristina Brown and Nick Gordon Tie the Knot

January 10, 2014 07:41:18 GMT


Bobbi Kristina Brown is now a married woman. The daughter of Bobby Brown and the late Whitney Houston took to Twitter on Thursday, January 9 to announce that she and her fiance Nick Gordon had tied the knot. "#HappilyMarried SO#Inlove if you didn't get it the first time that is," the 21-year-old Brown wrote. She additionally attached a photo of her wearing the sparkler.

Brown also shared another photo of her flashing the ring. The snap shows her smiling, with her left hand touching her unruly hair. "Iloveubaby bouts change the world,#GETREADY!" she captioned the photo, seemingly referring to their married life. She wrote similar thing in the next post, saying, "BIGGGG things in store guys .. I'm so excited..We bouta change the world babbbbby! #bringEmOut! #Getready!xO!"
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'Project Runway All Stars' Season 3 Names a Winner

January 10, 2014 07:26:14 GMT


"Project Runway All Stars" season 3 finalists remembered their roots in the finale aired on Thursday, January 10. For their final project, Seth Aaron, Korto and Elena were tasked to create a six-piece collection in four days with a $2,000.00 budget and they had to take inspiration from their own personal heritage.

The three designers visited the headquarters of the United Nations to meet with a delegate from their country. As the top three learned more about their country heritage, Korto and Elena shared their stories about relocating to another country.
News > Movie News

James Marsden and Rupert Friend to Replace Paul Walker in Upcoming Movies


January 10, 2014 07:18:29 GMT


When Paul Walker passed away on November 30 last year, he was attached to star in drama romance "The Best of Me" and in action flick "Agent 47". Now it's revealed that "X-Men" star James Marsden is offered to step in for the "Fast and Furious" hunk in the former title, and "Homeland" actor Rupert Friend is in talks to replace the late star in the latter film.

"The Best of Me" is an adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' best-selling book of the same title. It follows former high school sweethearts from opposite sides of the tracks, now middle-aged, as they return to their hometown for the funeral of their mentor. Sparks fly for the second time, but the forces that previously drove them apart also get in the way once more.
News > Music News

T.I. Previews Collaboration With Doe B 'Why'

January 10, 2014 07:16:07 GMT


A few days after delivering a touching speech at Doe B's funeral, T.I. teased his collaboration with the Atlanta rapper entitled "Why". "I don't know why," T.I. tweeted and attached a clip featuring a snippet of the track.

"RIP DOE B!!!!!!" T.I. wrote in the video description. He then promised that the full song would arrive soon. "New song 'WHY' ft. T.I. coming soon! New Doe B album coming soon! Video by Greg, T.I., 1st Impressions," he added.
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Director Zhang Yimou Fined $1.2M for Violating One-Child Policy

January 10, 2014 06:54:16 GMT


Director Zhang Yimou, who is popular for movies such as "House of Flying Daggers" and "Curse of the Golden Flower", has been ordered to pay 7.5 million yuan or $1.2 million in fine for breaching China's strict one-child policy. Quoting the state's microblogging site, The Associated Press reports that Zhang and his wife Chen Ting have 30 days to pay the fine.

Officials at the family planning bureau in Binhu district, Wuxi city, Jiangsu province announced on Thursday, January 9 that they sent a letter to Zhang, asking him to pay the fine. The authorities found Zhang and his wife breaching family planning policy by having children without permission and before they got married in 2011.
News > Movie News

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu Leaves Warner Bros.' 'The Jungle Book'

January 10, 2014 06:34:14 GMT


Warner Bros.' upcoming live-action adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale "The Jungle Book (2016)" has lost its director. According to Deadline, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu who was originally in talks as a director is now no longer attached to the project due to scheduling conflict.

The Oscar-nominated director is currently busy working on "Birdman", a comedy starring Emma Stone and Michael Keaton. It will be his first feature film after directing Javier Bardem in 2010's "Biutiful" which was nominated for Oscar's Best Foreign Language Film.
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Fall Out Boy and Paramore Announce Dates for Summer Tour 'Monumentour'

January 10, 2014 06:20:47 GMT


Fall Out Boy and Paramore are embarking on a tour called "Monumentour" this summer. The two bands made the exciting announcement and revealed the dates for the upcoming shows in a clip posted on YouTube on Thursday, January 9.

Presented by Live Nation, the tour will kick off on June 19 at Xfinity Theatre in Hartford, Connecticut. The two bands will then make stops in more than 30 cities across the U.S. including Chicago, Nashville, Toronto, Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Phoenix and St. Louis.
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Amanda Bynes Enrolls in Fashion Institute for Winter Semester

January 10, 2014 05:47:02 GMT


Amanda Bynes reportedly is going back to school. E! News reports that the former child star has enrolled in the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Orange County for the winter semester which starts on January 9. The "Easy A" actress reportedly has not showed up for her first day of classes, but her name is on the list of students who enroll in winter semester.

Bynes, who was treated for mental disorder in 2013, finished her treatment and went back home in December. In a statement to PEOPLE, the star's lawyer Tamar Arminak said, "Amanda has completed her inpatient rehabilitation and she's feeling better every day. She's now looking at various colleges with the intention of majoring in fashion design. She's mentioned before she's interested in creating a clothing line."
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Disney Organization Reacts to Meryl Streep's Gender Bigot and Anti-Semitic Criticisms


January 10, 2014 05:14:43 GMT


The Walt Disney Family Museum issues a statement in defense of its founding father after Meryl Streep branded the late animator a sexist and anti-Semite. In a lengthy post, the company explains why Walt Disney was neither and suggests the "August: Osage County" actress to get her facts straight.

In response to Disney's letter read by Streep that seemed to show the company rejecting an aspiring female cartoonist merely due to her gender, the Disney family organization explains that the limited role of women in the workplace in 1930s was not something practiced at Walt Disney Productions alone, but American business in general.
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'Girls' Renewed for Season 4, Producers Offended by Question About Nudity

January 10, 2014 05:03:29 GMT


"Girls" season 3 has not aired yet, but already it secured a new season order. HBO has renewed the hit comedy series for a fourth season, announcing it at the 2014 Winter TCA Press Tour on Thursday, January 10 where the network also dropped the news about "Boardwalk Empire" cancellation.

The renewal news aside, another highlight at the "Girls" panel was a heated exchange between a reporter and the show's executive producers. Judd Apatow was offended when the reporter questioned the significance of nude scenes, particularly those featuring Lena Dunham, on the show.
News > Music News

Robin Thicke and Janelle Monae Among Music Nominees at 2014 NAACP Image Awards

January 10, 2014 04:45:01 GMT


The complete list of nominees for the 45th annual NAACP Image Awards has been revealed. Robin Thicke, Janelle Monae and John Legend are the biggest nominees in music field as they score four nominations each.

Thicke receives a nod for Outstanding Male Artist, the same category that features Bruno Mars, Charlie Wilson, Legend and Justin Timberlake. The R&B crooner is also up for Outstanding Album for his chart-topping set "Blurred Lines".
News > Movie News

Bryan Singer and Tracy Chapman Among Jurors for 2014 Sundance Film Fest

January 10, 2014 04:17:24 GMT


Sundance Institute announced today jury members that will help determine the winners at 2014 Sundance Film Festival. "X-Men" director Bryan Singer and Grammy winner Tracy Chapman are among the jurors along with actor Joshua Leonard and "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" producer Kahane Cooperman among others.

The festival will run from January 16 - 26 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. Short Film Awards will be announced on January 21 at Park City's Jupiter Bowl. Feature film awards will be live-streamed at www.sundance.org/live from a separate ceremony on January 25, with husband-and-wife duo Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally as hosts.
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'Scandal' Leads 2014 NAACP Image Awards TV Nominees With Five

January 10, 2014 04:11:51 GMT


The full nomination list for the 45th NAACP Image Awards has been unveiled, revealing "Scandal" domination in TV field. The ABC sophomore show lands five nominations in three different categories, including Outstanding Drama Series. Another show created by Shonda Rhimes, "Grey's Anatomy", is also vying for the coveted title, joined by two HBO series "Boardwalk Empire" and "Treme", as well as CBS' "The Good Wife".

"Scandal" lead actress Kerry Washington, meanwhile, is named alongside Chandra Wilson ("Grey's Anatomy"), Khandi Alexander ("Treme"), Nicole Beharie ("Sleepy Hollow") and Regina King ("Southland") as contenders for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Anne Hathaway Rescued by Surfer During Near-Drowning Incident

January 10, 2014 04:06:54 GMT


Anne Hathaway had a scary experience during a Hawaiian vacation with her husband Adam Shulman. The "Les Miserables" star reportedly was caught by powerful tide when she swam at a beach in Oahu, but she was saved with minor injury.

According to TMZ, the incident took place on Wednesday, January 8. When the water turned rough, Hathaway screamed for help. A surfer who was nearby rushed to help. He took her to the shore, where her husband was waiting with first-aid kit. Shulman tended her scrapped foot, applying some medicine and wrapping the wound with a bandage. A representative for the actress has not replied to request for comment.
News > Movie News

'The Butler' and '12 Years a Slave' Lead Movie Nominations for 2014 NAACP Awards

January 10, 2014 03:26:05 GMT


Nominees for the upcoming 45th NAACP Image Awards were announced Thursday, January 9. In movie category, "Lee Daniels' The Butler" dominates the pack with a total of eight nominations, "12 Years a Slave" follows close behind with seven and "Fruitvale Station" with five.

In term of the nods garnered by movie studios, The Weinstein Company leads with 17 nominations, thanks to "The Butler", "Fruitvale Station" and the four nods collected by "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom". Fox Searchlight Pictures follows with seven, thanks to "12 Years a Slave".
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Poet and Playwright Amiri Baraka Dies at 79

January 10, 2014 03:21:10 GMT


Influential poet and playwright Amiri Baraka has passed away. The poet, who was one of the major forces in the Black Arts movement in the 1960s, died on Thursday, January 9. He was 79. His son Ras Baraka, a member of the Newark Municipal Council, confirmed the passing to The New York Times.

Baraka died at Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark. His son did not elaborate on the cause of death, but he said that his father had been receiving treatment at the hospital since December 21.
News > Music News

Katy Perry Transforms Into a Knight in 'Dark Horse' Single Cover

January 10, 2014 03:18:51 GMT


Katy Perry has confirmed that "Dark Horse", which was initially released as a promo single, will serve as the third cut off her latest album "Prism". The 29-year-old diva now shares the official artwork for the track which she recorded with Juicy J.

The cover art, which arrived on Thursday, January 9, was created by New York-based artist Yao Xiao. It sees Perry as an animated character who is dressing up as a knight in brass armor and a Shakespearean bright purple dress.
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HBO Cancels 'Boardwalk Empire' After Five Seasons, Sets 'Game of Thrones' Return Date

January 10, 2014 03:00:45 GMT


HBO will soon end Nucky's bootlegging business empire. Despite the show's considerably solid ratings, the premium cable channel has decided to end "Boardwalk Empire" after the upcoming season 5.

The network made the announcement at the Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena on Thursday, January 9. Michael Lombardo, president of programming at HBO, said, "It has been an incredible honor to bring this powerful and groundbreaking series to our subscribers. Terry Winter [series creator] has created one for the ages."
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Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie Attend 'Wolf of Wall Street' London Premiere

January 10, 2014 02:13:26 GMT


"The Wolf of Wall Street" cast went to London for U.K. premiere. Actor Leonardo DiCaprio and his on-screen leading lady Margot Robbie were among the guests at the Odeon Leicester Square on Thursday night, January 9 along with co-star Jonah Hill.

The two gents suited up for the special screening, and Robbie was dazzling in a red two-tone Oscar de la Renta frock that had a tulip-shaped skirt. She pulled back her hair and finished off her look with a statement ring and bronze Christian Louboutin 'So Kate' pumps.
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TV Nominations for 2014 DGA Awards: Bryan Cranston Scores Two, Faces Off Vince Gilligan

January 10, 2014 02:06:34 GMT


Directors Guild of America has announced the TV nominees for its annual awards, two days after unveiling the nominations in movie field. Actor/director Bryan Cranston, who's known for his portrayal of meth dealer Walter White on "Breaking Bad", lands in both Dramatic Series and Comedy Series categories.

The three-time Emmy winner earns his Dramatic Series nod for directing an episode of the recently concluded crime drama series. He is joined in the race by "Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan, Golden Globe-winning director David Fincher ("House of Cards"), Lesli Linka Glatter ("Homeland") and David Nutter ("Game of Thrones").
News > Celebrity Gossip

Justin Timberlake Goes to Taco Bell After People's Choice Awards

January 10, 2014 02:06:26 GMT


Justin Timberlake celebrated his wins at the 2014 People's Choice Awards by having some fast food. After he received three trophies at the Wednesday, January 8 award event, the former NSYNC member went to Taco Bell to have a little celebration.

Timberlake shared two photos of him and the staffers on his Instagram. "What do we do after we win 3 PCAs?!?! Easy... Go to Taco Bell!! People's Champ, baby!!" he captioned one snap. The photo shows him wearing all-black ensemble and sporting comical expression. Another photo shows him flashing a smile. "Ok... One more. #PeoplesChoice," he wrote.
News > Music News

Lea Michele Premieres Full Music Video for 'Cannonball'

January 10, 2014 01:56:49 GMT


After teasing it with many pictures from the filming set and a preview clip, Lea Michele has finally released the full music video for her single "Cannonball". The four-minute visuals, which was premiered on Vevo on Thursday evening, January 9, is simple yet beautiful.

The Rachel Berry on FOX's TV series "Glee" is seen emotionally belting out the tune in an abandoned room before appearing on a set filled with multi-colored lights. In another scene, she is singing while standing against big mirrors.
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First Look at Ben Kingsley in Marvel One-Shot 'All Hail to the King'

January 10, 2014 01:04:40 GMT


The first pictures from Marvel's upcoming direct-to-video short film "All Hail to the King" have arrived via Entertainment Weekly. They confirm the rumor that, though being included among the special features in the upcoming "Thor: The Dark World" Blu-ray release, the one-shot will actually be an epilogue to "Iron Man 3".

All the four pictures show Sir Ben Kingsley wearing an orange jumpsuit as he's reprising his role in the third "Iron Man" film as The Mandarin impersonator, Trevor Slattery. It picks up where the movie left off in which Slattery is locked in a maximum security prison after the ruse he created with Aldrich Killian (Guy Pearce).
News > Celebrity Gossip

Flavor Flav Arrested on the Way to Mother's Funeral

January 10, 2014 00:14:56 GMT


Flavor Flav was caught driving his Hyundai at 79 mph in a 55-mph zone on Thursday, January 9. Police had arrested him for not only speeding but also driving with a suspended license and possession of marijuana. He was on the way to attend his mother's funeral.

Long Island cops pulled him over at 9.30 A.M. on the Meadowbrook Parkway near Hempstead. Upon search, Nassau County cops found a small amount of marijuana on him and a check of record showed 16 license suspensions, police said. He was arrested on felony aggravated unlicensed operation charge and criminal possession of marijuana. He also received citation for speeding.
News > Music News

Shakira and Rihanna Smolder in 'Can't Remember to Forget You' Artwork

January 10, 2014 00:00:51 GMT


Before the song hits the stream, Rihanna shared the artwork of her highly-anticipated collaboration with Shakira, "Can't Remember to Forget You". Rihanna, dressed in sexy strapless leotard lies her head on Shakira's lap. The "She Wolf" singer, wearing Suboo's Rise and Fall Triangle Bikini, puts her hand on Rihanna's shoulder.

Penned by Erik Hassle, the single will be released on Monday, January 13 and a music video has been shot with Joseph Khan in the director's seat.
 
 
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