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January 24, 2014

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'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Instagram Teaser Reveals New Footage

January 24, 2014 08:41:59 GMT


A new teaser video of "X-Men: Days of Future Past" has made its way out via Instagram to offer more sneak peeks into the movie. Though short, the snippet shares new footage, including the one which sees Hugh Jackman's Wolverine bound and sinking in the water.

There's a glimpse of Evan Peters' Quicksilver shattering some glass, young Prof. X (James McAvoy) unleashing power, and Shawn Ashmore's Iceman standing next to Sir Ian McKellen's Magneto. The video also offers a look at three new mutant characters, Booboo Stewart's James Proudstar/Warpath, Fan Bingbing's Clarice Ferguson/Blink, and Adan Canto's Roberto da Costa/Sunspot.
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Starz Debuts First Teaser for 50 Cent's 'Power'

January 24, 2014 08:34:26 GMT


Starz has debuted the first teaser for "Power", its new drama series which will debut this summer. The very brief clip features champagne popping and a gun being fired as 50 Cent's "Disco Inferno" is being played as the background music.

"Power" is created by Courtney Kemp Agboh and executive produced by Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson. The crime drama is set in two different worlds, the glamorous New York club scene and the brutal drug trade.
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'Bachelor' Alum Shayne Lamas Expecting Second Child

January 24, 2014 08:19:55 GMT


Former star of "The Bachelor" Shayne Lamas is pregnant again. The 28-year-old star and her husband Nik Richie, who welcomed their first child in 2011, confirmed that they would welcome another baby to the family.

"Shayne's twelve weeks pregnant," Richie said, as quoted by Us Weekly. "Like the great husband I am, I knocked her up during her birthday trip in Maui, Hawaii last November. Definitely a LOVE baby." He also shared his excitement in a blog post, writing, "Both Shayne and I are super excited for our second child. I've grown so much as a father and Shayne is an amazing mother. Together we are a great team and love each other very much."
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Seth Rogen, Lance Bass and More Stars React to Justin Bieber DUI Arrest

January 24, 2014 08:10:47 GMT


Following Justin Bieber DUI arrest on Thursday, January 23 in Miami Beach, Fla., fellow celebrities take to Twitter to talk about the headline-making incident. While some popular names are sympathetic toward the Canadian heartthrob, others are less kind.

Seth Rogen, for example, wrote, "All jokes aside, Justin Bieber is a piece of s**t." Josh Groban and Zach Braff, meanwhile, mocked the 19-year-old star's run-in with the law. "Who amongst us hasn't drag-raced a Lambo in Miami on pills? #FreeBieber," Braff wrote.
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Kylie Minogue Announces New Album's Title, Unveils Artwork

January 24, 2014 08:04:21 GMT


Kylie Minogue has announced that her new album will be titled "Kiss Me Once". The Australia-born singer has also unveiled the artwork for her 12th studio effort. The sexy cover art features Minogue pressing her red lips against a rain-soaked window.

"Kiss Me Once", which serves as the follow-up to 2010's "Aphrodite", will be released worldwide in late March. This will be the 45-year-old diva's first album to be released under Jay-Z's Roc Nation.
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Details of Quentin Tarantino's Shelved 'Hateful Eight' Emerge

January 24, 2014 07:54:55 GMT


After Quentin Tarantino angrily scrapped his plans to make "The Hateful Eight" as his next movie following the script leak, details of the project now emerge. The Wrap has obtained a copy of the script, revealing the main characters and Tarantino's plans to shoot it in the 70mm format.

The movie would open with a breathtaking scene of snowy landscape in Wyoming mountain range. Two bounty hunters, one is a former major in the Union army and another is named John Ruth, who were likely played by Samuel L. Jackson and Michael Madsen, reportedly dominate the first two of the script's five chapters.
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Justin Bieber's Music Banned From Canadian Radio Until He Checks Into Rehab

January 24, 2014 07:33:33 GMT


Justin Bieber's antics has prompted a radio station in his home country of Canada to ban his music. Hot 89.9 in Ottawa has told its listeners that they will not play the singles by the 19-year-old troubled star until he checks himself into rehab.

Bieber may really need some help soon. The "Baby" singer, who has been making more headlines for his erratic behavior than his music, was arrested in Miami Beach, Florida on early Thursday, January 23 for driving under the influence, non-violent resisting arrest and drag racing.
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'American Idol' Atlanta Auditions: A Phillip Phillips Wannabe and Divas With Big Voices

January 24, 2014 07:15:02 GMT


"American Idol" moved on to Atlanta in the January 23 episode of season 13. Forty-four singers from the city went to Hollywood, including Sam Burchfield who brought some fun to the show. Dressing in full Phillip Phillips attire, he sang a playful version of "I Wanna Be Like You" from "The Jungle Book" while playing a guitar. He earned "yes" from Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban though Harry Connick Jr. disagreed with his fellow judges.

Chris Medina (not the one from season 10) brought a dog to the audition and Harry was immediately smitten with the pet. He also played a guitar and all three judges loved his cover of Adele's "Chasing Pavements". "I believed you. I believe that I have a wet spot on my pants," Harry said as the dog made a mess on his lap.
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Jennifer Hudson Premieres 'I Can't Describe (The Way I Feel)' Video Ft. T.I.

January 24, 2014 07:03:35 GMT


Jennifer Hudson has dropped the full music video for her collaboration with T.I., "I Can't Describe (The Way I Feel)". The "American Idol" alum looks incredibly hot in the video as she shows off her slimmer figure that she obtained after diet and exercise.

Wearing a sexy red-and-black outfit, the singer is seen singing and dancing with some shirtless male dancers. She then trades her bustier for other outfits, including a leotard and a black leather jacket. In another place, T.I. looks dapper in black tuxedo while enjoying his time with the girls.
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Neil Patrick Harris Chosen as Harvard's Hasty Pudding Man of the Year

January 24, 2014 06:13:33 GMT


Neil Patrick Harris has been named Man of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals. The nation's oldest theatrical organization has been honoring performers with the title since 1963. The "How I Met Your Mother" actor joined previous honorees which include Clint Eastwood, Harrison Ford, Anthony Hopkins and Justin Timberlake.

"I assume this is for that pudding wrestling competition I won last April, right?" Harris joked in a statement. "It was dark and seemed quite seedy at the time, I'm stoked that it's connected with Harvard. Fancy! Can't wait!" The festivities will take place on February 7 in Harvard Square.
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Ellie Goulding and Zedd Contribute to 'Divergent' Soundtrack

January 24, 2014 06:09:28 GMT


Ellie Goulding and Zedd have made contributions to the soundtrack of highly-anticipated movie "Divergent". The British songstress has recorded a new song titled "Beating Heart" for the film. She will also contribute songs from her "Halcyon" album and provide vocals for the original score composed by Junkie XL.

"We started working on the film with songs from Ellie Goulding's album 'Halcyon' and soon found that the texture of her music and the tone of her voice matched perfectly with our film," the film's director, Neil Burger, said in a statement. "In many ways Ellie has become the inner voice of our heroine Tris."
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Sneak Peeks of Harry Potter Expansion at Universal Orlando

January 24, 2014 05:13:33 GMT


So popular Harry Potter attraction at Universal Orlando that it plans to expand the theme park. The resort has announced the new "Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley" that is currently under construction in its Florida theme park and released details of the expansion.

The addition will include a Hogwarts Express train and a ride based on Gringotts Wizarding Bank. There will be also a new section called Knockturn Alley, restaurants such as The Leaky Cauldron based on a popular wizarding pub from the series, as well as shops including Weasley's Wizard Wheezes shop for magical gags and toys.
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Mary J. Blige's Father in Critical Condition After Being Stabbed by Ex-Girlfriend

January 24, 2014 04:47:29 GMT


Mary J. Blige's father, Thomas Blige, reportedly is in critical condition at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, Mich. According to Battle Creek Enquirer, Thomas was stabbed three times including one to his neck by his former girlfriend during an altercation which took place on early Thursday morning, January 23.

Police went to Arbors of Battle Creek, an apartment complex at Rambling Road and Capital Avenue Southwest, at 6:58 A.M. after receiving a call and found Thomas with stab wounds. He was transported to Bronson Battle Creek and then to Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. He underwent a surgery to treat his injuries.
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Pitbull and Jennifer Lopez Join Forces for FIFA World Cup Theme Song

January 24, 2014 04:29:56 GMT


Pitbull has teamed up with Jennifer Lopez for "We Are One (Ole Ola)", which will be the theme song of his year's FIFA World Cup Brazil. For the project, Mr. Worldwide will also be working with Brazilian singer and the coach of "The Voice Brasil" Claudia Leitte.

The news was announced on Thursday, January 23 at the Maracana football stadium. FIFA General Secretary Jerome Valcke also talked about Leitte's participation, saying, "In my many visits to this country, I've heard a lot about the great Brazilian music tradition and it gives me great pleasure to see a Brazilian artist at the heart of this song. I'm sure, like me, millions of football and music fans all over the world will be eagerly awaiting the song's release."
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Promo for 'The Walking Dead' Marathon on Super Bowl Sunday

January 24, 2014 04:14:10 GMT


Not only FOX which will air the upcoming Super Bowl XLVIII, but also AMC makes use of the hype to promote its own show "The Walking Dead". The cable channel has released a "Zombie Bowl" ad to promote a "Walking Dead" marathon to air on February 2, when the annual football game will also be held.

Using old footage from the hit series, the "Zombie Bowl" promo imagines the game with Rick's group and zombies as the opposing teams. "It's the greatest rivalry on television: humans vs. walkers," so a narrator says in the video. "Epic tackle."
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Nicki Minaj Slams ESPN Magazine for Retouching Her Cover

January 24, 2014 04:05:08 GMT


Nicki Minaj is not a fan of her own magazine cover. The "Starships" rapper recently called out ESPN magazine, alleging the publication that they retouched her image. Sharing the front page with Kobe Bryant, Minaj can be seen smiling while putting her hands on his shoulders. Minaj shared a snap of the cover on Instagram and captioned the post, "When retouching goes wrong."

Minaj additionally uploaded several behind-the-scene photos from the session. "I love my personal unretouched photos where my forehead doesn't mysteriously grow in length," she wrote in one of the posts. The 31-year-old star also shared her excitement about working with the basketball player. "So honored to be a part of this with Kobe. Had a blast," she said.
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Marvel's 'Ant-Man' Release Date Moved Up

January 24, 2014 03:38:49 GMT


Marvel's "Ant-Man" has got a new release date. Disney has moved up the opening date of the superhero movie by two weeks from its initial date of July 31, 2015 to July 17 of the same year, so it's announced on Marvel's official site.

The move comes on the heels of Warner Bros.' decision to push back its Batman vs. Superman movie from July 17, 2015. The "Man of Steel" sequel that will feature Ben Affleck as the new Caped Crusader is now scheduled to hit theaters in the U.S. on May 6, 2016.
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Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Almost Disqualified From Rap Categories at Grammys

January 24, 2014 03:24:36 GMT


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis has garnered seven nominations at the upcoming Grammy Awards. Some of the nods are for their works in the rap field. However, it has now been revealed that the duo was initially considered not suitable to compete with other artists in the rap-related categories.

An unnamed source told the Associated Press that Grammy rap committee thought the music of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis shouldn't qualify in the genre because of their success on mainstream radio and their appeal in the pop world. A general committee vote eventually decided that the duo stayed in the rap categories.
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Dean McDermott's Ex-Wife Mary Jo Eustace Reacts to His Rehab Announcement

January 24, 2014 02:55:06 GMT


Mary Jo Eustace, who was married to Dean McDermott for 13 years before getting divorced in 2006, has spoken up in response to the actor/reality star's announcement that he checked into rehab. In a statement to PEOPLE, the Canadian actress and TV host said that she wished him success.

"My main concern at this point is the well-being and health of the son we share," she said. "I wish Dean only the best in his struggle to overcome the demons he has been wrestling with for many years, so he can become the father and the man I know he wants to be."
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'Girl Meets World' Gets Full Season Order Ahead of Its Premiere

January 24, 2014 02:53:33 GMT


Disney Channel has given a vote of confidence to "Girl Meets World". The network has extended the first season run of the upcoming new series by picking it up for 8 more episodes, bringing it to a full season of 21.

Danielle Fishel, who starred on the show's predecessor "Boy Meets World", broke the news via Twitter before a representative for the network confirmed it. "Got the great news tonight that #GirlMeetsWorld was picked up for 8 more episodes - a total of 21! Can't wait for everyone to see them all," so he tweeted.
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U2 to Premiere New Track 'Invisible' During Super Bowl

January 24, 2014 02:26:19 GMT


U2 is set to premiere their new song during the Super Bowl on Sunday, February 2. The Irish band made the announcement on their website on Thursday, January 23, saying that the track entitled "Invisible" would be featured in a commercial for (RED) and Bank of America.

The track will then be made available for free download on iTunes for the first 24 hours after the Super Bowl commercial airs. Each time the track is downloaded, the Bank of America will donate $1 to Bono's (RED) organization. The bank will donate up to $2 million, with the funds going to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
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Nicole Kidman's 'Grace of Monaco' Release Delayed Indefinitely

January 24, 2014 02:16:12 GMT


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"Grace of Monaco" starring Nicole Kidman has been yanked off the release calendar less than two months before it was scheduled to arrive in U.S. theaters on March 14. The movie is now postponed indefinitely as The Weinstein Co. has not set a new release date for the biopic.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, TWC pulled the movie from the release schedule because it has not been delivered to the company yet, making it difficult to get final marketing materials. TWC now gives the March 14 slot to British dramedy "One Chance".
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David Beckham Strips Down in H and M Super Bowl Ad Teaser

January 24, 2014 02:08:29 GMT


A new teaser ad for H&M underwear which features David Beckham has landed online. In the sexy 30-second clip, Beckham and the clothing manufacturer ask fans to choose whether they want the former soccer player to cover up or not at the end of the commercial.

In the teaser ad, the husband of Victoria Adams is locked out of a photoshoot on a rooftop in his underwear. He then takes his top off and ziplines across rooftops to enter the building. One scene shows him running into the room naked for the "#uncovered" version, while the "#covered" version is the one with his underwear on.
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'SNL' Taps Colin Jost as New 'Weekend Update' Co-Anchor

January 24, 2014 01:48:19 GMT


"Saturday Night Live" has found a replacement for Seth Meyers on the "Weekend Update" segment. Colin Jost has been chosen to succeed longtime anchor Meyers, joining Cecily Strong behind the desk starting March 1.

Jost first joined "SNL" in 2005 at age 22 and has been a head writer on the show since 2012. As a stand up comedian, he has appeared on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" as well as on TBS and HBO. The Harvard University graduate won the Peabody Award in 2009 and three WGA awards for his work on "SNL".
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Justin Bieber Waved and Smiled to Fans as He Was Released From Jail

January 24, 2014 00:27:08 GMT


Justin Bieber left jail like a king. The pop star, who was arrested on early Thursday, January 23 in Miami Beach, Fla. for DUI and drag racing, sat on the roof of his car and waved to his fans after he was released from the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center in Miami at 2 P.M. Thursday.

The 19-year-old pop star was released from custody after posting $2,500 bail. He was represented at his hearing by Roy Black, a famous attorney who once represented Kelsey Grammer. Earlier that day, a smiling Bieber took his mug shot and was booked. People magazine reported that he cried his eyes out in the detention center.
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Tori Spelling's Husband Enters Rehab for 'Health and Personal Issues'

January 23, 2014 23:52:38 GMT


Tori Spelling's husband Dean McDermott has entered rehab for "some health and personal issues". The 47-year-old has released a statement in which he apologized for causing pain to his family.

"I am truly sorry for the mistakes I have made and for the pain I've caused my family," McDermott told People. "I take full responsibility for my actions and have voluntarily checked myself into a treatment center to address some health and personal issues. I am grateful to be getting the help I need so I can become the husband and father my family deserves."
 
 
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