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February 12, 2014

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Neil Patrick Harris Sings of SLEEP in Steamy Music Video

February 12, 2014 16:01:23 GMT


Neil Patrick Harris just wanted to sleep and he sang about it in a two-minute song. The new face of Neuro's "SLEEP" drink, Harris shot a steamy music video in which he showed a lot of chest skin and seductive moves.

"When I get in bed at night, I dim the light so the mood's just right/I wanna sleep/Just wanna sleep," he sang in the beginning of the video. Wearing a night robe, the "How I Met Your Mother" star sat on a bed covered with rose petals and stared longingly at a bottle of SLEEP sitting on his nightstand.
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Report: Sarah Silverman Romancing British Actor Michael Sheen

February 12, 2014 15:31:46 GMT


Words are, comedienne Sarah Silverman is dating "Masters of Sex" star Michael Sheen. The duo were seen making out in West Hollywood on Thursday, February 6, prompting rumor that they have embarked on a new romance.

According to Us Weekly's source, Silverman and Sheen were hot and heavy at Soho House. "They were all over each other for a lot of the night," the eyewitness claimed.
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'Biggest Loser' Winner Admits to Gruesome Exercise but Denies Eating Disorder

February 12, 2014 15:13:39 GMT


Latest "The Biggest Loser" winner Rachel Frederickson denied that she had an eating disorder though she admitted to strenuous exercise regime. The 24-year-old voice artist stated that she's "very, very healthy" despite her dramatic weight loss of 155 pounds within 7 months.

Frederickson won the 15th season of the NBC reality show on February 4 finale after shedding almost 60 percent of her initial weight. She stunned not only Jillian Michaels and Bob Harper but also her own trainer Dolvett Quince. "The first thing that went through my mind was, 'That's just too much,' " Quince told People.
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Taylor Swift Brings Out Ellie Goulding to Perform 'Burn' During London's O2 Show

February 12, 2014 08:57:58 GMT


Taylor Swift closed her five-night show at London's O2 Arena on Tuesday night, February 11 with the help of friend Ellie Goulding. The country superstar invited the British beauty to join her onstage to perform the latter's hit single, "Burn".

"I'm gonna try to help you figure out what's about to happen. I'm gonna try to lead you there. Okay, so this is the Red Tour. Okay, so fire is red. London, what does fire do?" she told the audience before announcing that "Ellie Goulding's here!"
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Michael Jordan and Wife Welcome Twin Daughters


February 12, 2014 08:55:55 GMT


Michael Jordan's wife Yvette Prieto has given birth to their first children together. The couple welcomed their identical twin girls on Sunday, February 9 in West Palm Beach, Florida. The parents named their babies Victoria and Ysabel.

"Michael and Yvette Jordan are thrilled to announce that their identical twin daughters, Victoria and Ysabel, were born Sunday, February 9, 2014 in West Palm Beach, Florida," Jordan's manager said in a statement to E! News. "Yvette and the babies are doing well and the family is overjoyed at their arrival." The babies are Yvette's first children. Jordan, meanwhile, is already a father to three other children with his former wife Juanita Vanoy.
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'Divergent' Sequel Finds 'Perfect' Director in 'Red' Helmer Robert Schwentke

February 12, 2014 08:53:38 GMT


Summit Entertainment has tapped a director for "Insurgent". Robert Schwentke signs up to take the helming duty for the "Divergent" sequel as Neil Burger, who sat behind the lens for the first film, has been confirmed not to return to the second movie.

Erick Feig, president of Lionsgate Motion Picture Group, says in a statement released on Tuesday, February 11, "We are excited to announce that we have found the perfect director to carry on the story of Tris Prior and the expanded world of 'Insurgent' in Robert Schwentke."
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Louis Tomlinson's Mother Gives Birth to Twins

February 12, 2014 08:32:28 GMT


Louis Tomlinson apparently is very happy after his mother Johanna Poulston gave birth to her twin babies recently. According to U.K.'s Mirror, the One Direction member rushed to her mother's side after learning that she delivered the babies who are named Ernest and Doris.

"Louis is over the moon. He met Ernest and Doris and fell in love with them," a source said. "Family is massively important to him so he was made up that he was not abroad and was able to meet them so soon after they were born. His sisters mean the world to him so he's delighted to have two more siblings to spoil."
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'Japanese Beethoven' Mamoru Samuragochi: I'm Not Deaf, But I Used to Be

February 12, 2014 08:21:55 GMT


Mamoru Samuragochi, who was lauded as "Japanese Beethoven" for composing hits despite being deaf, recently made headlines after he admitted that he hired a ghostwriter instead of penning his own music. Takashi Niigaki, the writer, additionally doubted the 50-year-old star's hearing impairment as he "saw no signs that he couldn't hear."

On Tuesday, February 11, Samuragochi released a statement in which he apologized for "betraying" his fans and addressed Niigaki's accusation. "I want to apologize deeply to the many the people I betrayed and hurt. I am now deeply ashamed of living this way, kidding myself," he wrote.
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Colin Farrell, Matt Bomer, and Bella Thorne Attend 'Winter's Tale' NYC Premiere

February 12, 2014 07:59:55 GMT


"Winter's Tale" went to New York City for its world premiere on Tuesday evening, February 11. Lead actor Colin Farrell was joined by co-star Matthew Bomer and celebrity guests like Bella Thorne during the special screening taking place at the Ziegfeld Theatre.

The two gents suited up for the event, while 16-year-old Disney star Thorne was pretty in pink. The other A-list guests included cast members Eva Marie Saint, who came with her husband Jeffrey Hayden, and Lucy Griffiths, who opted for a pale-colored pant suit.
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Shakira Records 'Country, Folk Song' With Blake Shelton for Her New Album

February 12, 2014 07:47:42 GMT


Shakira has announced that country superstar Blake Shelton will make a guest appearance in her upcoming self-titled album that's arriving on March 25. The Latin singer revealed the exciting news when she visited "On Air With Ryan Seacrest" on Tuesday, February 11.

"We just [recorded it] - it's a country, folk song," she said of the song they worked together on. "I kind of directed him. I wrote the song with some people from Nashville and I sent it to him and I was super-nervous."
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Shia LaBeouf Holds an Art Show '#IAMSORRY'

February 12, 2014 07:32:31 GMT


Shia LaBeouf held an art show in a Los Angeles gallery on Tuesday, February 11. Entitled "#IAMSORRY", the exhibit features the actor wearing tuxedo and a paper bag which sports a message "I am not famous anymore." LaBeouf alerted fans of the show that day, writing the show's title in a Twitter post.

"Shia LaBeouf is sorry. Sincerely sorry. He will be in situ at 7354 Beverly Boulevard for the duration. Implements will be provided. Free admission," a press release for the show read, as quoted by The Hollywood Reporter. Visitors are offered to choose an item among various things associated with LaBeouf such as a pink ukulele, a bottle of Jack Daniels, a whip from "Indiana Jones" and a graphic novel by cartoonist Daniel Clowes.
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Austin Mahone to Show Comedic Skills on Nick Cannon's 'Wild N' Out'

February 12, 2014 07:26:26 GMT


Austin Mahone has been recognized as a singer and now he will show his funny side. The 17-year-old pop star is set to guest star on MTV2's "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out", E! News reports.

The "Banga! Banga!" singer will appear in an episode of the comedy sketch show's upcoming sixth season. He will also make a musical performance during the filming of the episode, which will air this summer.
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Paul Walker's 'Brick Mansions' Gets First Teaser Trailer

February 12, 2014 07:08:59 GMT


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Paul Walker's badass character in his last completed movie "Brick Mansions" is previewed in the first teaser trailer courtesy of Entertainment Tonight. He jumps off the rooftop, throws mean punches, and evades his opponent in a car chase.

Set in the dangerous criminal underworld of Detroit, the actioner will revolve around an undercover detective traversing a deadly ghetto nicknamed to track down a drug lord. He teams up with regular guy Lino whose girlfriend is kidnapped by the kingpin.
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Frank Ocean Sued Over Mary J. Blige Sample in His 'Super Rich Kid'


February 12, 2014 06:46:28 GMT


Frank Ocean has been hit with copyright infringement lawsuit. A music company named TufAmerica has sued the rapper, claiming that his track "Super Rich Kid" illegally samples Mary J. Blige's "Real Love".

TufAmerica only owns 3.15% of Blige's song, as it was awarded after they sued the singer and her label for illicitly using a sample of a 1973 track they actually own, The HoneyDrippers' "Impeach the President". Shortly, Ocean is being sued for using a sample of a sample.
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HBO Orders Comedy Series 'The Brink' Starring Jack Black and Tim Robbins

February 12, 2014 06:41:29 GMT


HBO is adding another comedy to its line-up. The premium cable channel has just given a series order to "The Brink" hailed from Jerry Weintraub, Jay Roach and Roberto Benabib, and starring Jack Black and Tim Robbins.

Described as an epic dark comedy, it centers on a geopolitical crisis and its effect on three disparate and desperate men: U.S. Secretary of State Walter Hollander (Robbins), Alex Coppins (Black) who is a lowly Foreign Service officer, and Zeke Callahan (Pablo Schreiber) who is an ace Navy fighter pilot. These three compromised souls must pull through the chaos around them to save the planet from World War III.
News > Celebrity Gossip

David Cassidy's Wife Files for Divorce

February 12, 2014 06:25:08 GMT


David Cassidy's wife, Sue Cassidy, has filed for divorce after 23 years of marriage. According to TMZ, Sue filed the papers on Tuesday, February 11. Sue did not say whether David's struggle with drinking problems contributed to their separation, but she told the site that she believed David would get back on track. "I'm glad David is getting the help he needs and I am confident he will come back better and stronger than ever," she shared.

"This has been looming for some time. I am truly heartbroken that our marriage is ending," Sue said of the separation. The couple reportedly had been living separately for 4 months before she filed for divorce. David and Sue have a 23-year-old son, Beau.
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Maggie Gyllenhaal to Make Broadway Debut in 'The Real Thing' Revival

February 12, 2014 06:05:11 GMT


Maggie Gyllenhaal is taking her first trip to The Great White Way. She is tapped to star in a new revival of Tom Stoppard's critically-acclaimed play "The Real Thing", joining Ewan McGregor who will also make his Broadway debut with the New York stage production.

The show follows unhappily-married playwright Henry who, in this life-imitate-art story, writes a play about a crumbling marriage with his wife Charlotte starring in it. Things get complicated when he falls for Annie, the wife of Charlotte's co-star Max.
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Ashanti and Rick Ross Drop 'I Got It' Music Video

February 12, 2014 05:53:45 GMT


After being teased with a lot of photos and some teaser videos, the full visuals for Ashanti and Rick Ross' collaboration "I Got It" has finally arrived. The clip was filmed in Miami last month by director Eif Rivera.

In the four-minute video, Ashanti is seen hitting a nightclub where she shows off some sexy moves in barely-there outfits. She is joined by some backing dancers before meeting collaborator Ross and dancing along with him. Making cameo appearances are Birdman and producer L.T. Hutton.
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Greta Gerwig Lands Lead Role in 'How I Met Your Mother' Spin-Off

February 12, 2014 04:51:25 GMT


Greta Gerwig is the female version of Ted Mosby in "How I Met Your Dad". The "To Rome with Love" actress has been tapped to tackle the lead role of Sally in the "How I Met Your Mother" spin-off, according to various reports.

Sally has been described a "vibrant, messy and unpredictable" woman in her twenties and as a "female Peter Pan who has never grown up and has no idea of where she's going in life." She's got a husband, which may not be the titular dad since it's said that "she's thinking of calling it quits with her husband of a year, Gavin."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Julia Roberts' Half-Sister Nancy Motes Left Notes, Officials Say

February 12, 2014 04:46:44 GMT


Nancy Motes, Julia Roberts' younger half sister who was found dead in a bathroom of apparent drug overdose on Sunday, February 9, left suicide notes prior to her death, officials said. Deputy chief of the L.A. County coroner's office Ed Winter told L.A. Times that there were "several written notes" left by Motes, but he would not reveal the content.

A source, however, told New York Daily News that the notes detailed Motes' relationship with Roberts as well as an apology to her boyfriend. "It was definitely a suicide. She left a five-page suicide letter. The EMT found it," the source claimed.
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Scarlett Johansson Drowns Her Prey in 'Under the Skin' Full Trailer

February 12, 2014 04:33:24 GMT


Fresh off her critically-acclaimed voice role in genre-bending sci-fi romance "Her", Scarlett Johansson now channels her inner seductress in thriller "Under the Skin". The first full trailer for the sci-fi mindbender shows a longer sneak peek at her alien character.

The video starts with the alien taking a shape of a recently-deceased beautiful human woman, getting clothes, and putting on makeup as part of her disguise. She carefully picks her prey, only choosing male loners, on the road before trapping him in black goo.
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'Game of Thrones' Alum Michelle Fairley Cast as '24: Live Another Day' Villain

February 12, 2014 04:25:35 GMT


Michelle Fairley has landed another TV gig after her "Game of Thrones" character's storyline ended. The Northern Irish actress joins the cast of FOX's miniseries "24: Live Another Day", taking over the villainous role left by Judy Davis who recently dropped out of the project.

Fairley will be seen as Margot, a British national and widow of a notorious terrorist, the role which initially belonged to Davis. Davis cited personal family matters as the reason of her exit, but did not divulge the details.
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Billy Ray Cyrus Partners With Buck 22 for Rap Sequel to 'Achy Breaky Heart'

February 12, 2014 04:13:41 GMT


Billy Ray Cyrus has teamed up with Dionne Warwick's son Buck 22 to release the hip-hop version of his 1992 hit single, "Achy Breaky Heart". The new version entitled "Achy Breaky 2" arrived on Tuesday, February 11 along with its music video.

"Two decades later 'Achy Breaky Heart' has a new #hiphop spin to it thanks to my friend @billyraycyrus & @buck22music," Cyrus tweeted. He also included a link to the bizarre clip that opens with Larry King announcing that a UFO has been "seen transcending over Europe."
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B.J. Novak's Alistair Smythe Teased in 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Viral Site

February 12, 2014 03:53:35 GMT


Alistair Smythe becomes the main focus in Daily Bugle's latest report titled "Rats Leaving a Sinking Ship?". The villainous character will be played by B.J. Novak in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2", which is due May 2 in the United States.

"Within a week of the announcement that the NYPD and the District Attorney's Office had opened an investigation into illegal activities and questionable medical practices at Manhattan's Oscorp Industries, sources indicate several of their top scientists have been asked to leave," the report reads.
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'Pretty Little Liars' 4.20 Sneak Peeks: The Unavoidable Confrontation

February 12, 2014 03:46:46 GMT


Will the girls let the cat out of the bag? In the next episode of "Pretty Little Liars", Spencer is determined that it is finally time to tell Aria about what she has found out about Ezra, but Emily and Hanna are worried about what it could do to their friend.

Before Spencer reveals Ezra's big secret, he takes a step ahead to cloud Aria's judgment. Ezra tells Aria about his concern and suspicion of Spencer's recent addiction problem.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Emilia Clarke Named AskMen's Most Desirable Woman

February 12, 2014 03:46:25 GMT


Emilia Clarke has been named the most desirable woman by the AskMen readers. In the 2014 poll, the star of "Game of Thrones" leads the list of Top 99 Most Desirable Women while Miley Cyrus sits in the last place.

"Community" star Alison Brie is placed second on the list. Emily Ratajkowski who starred in Robin Thicke's music video for "Blurred Lines", meanwhile, is on number three. The fourth and fifth positions are taken by Jennifer Lawrence and Emma Watson respectively.
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'Transcendence' New Trailer: Johnny Depp Becomes Threat to Mankind


February 12, 2014 03:13:58 GMT


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A new trailer for much-awaited sci-fi thriller "Transcendence" has arrived online, ahead of its April 18 release date. It gives an extended preview of Johnny Depp as artificial intelligence researcher who becomes unstoppable after he is merged into the new technology.

The issue begins when Depp's Dr. Will Caster is gunned down by a member of anti-technology extremist. As his body is dying due to a poison laced in the bullet, his mind is uploaded into a computer by his wife. But her desperate attempt to save him is not without consequence.
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Idina Menzel to Perform 'Frozen' Soundtrack 'Let It Go' at Oscars

February 12, 2014 03:11:08 GMT


Idina Menzel has been tapped to perform at the upcoming Oscars. The Broadway star, who voices Queen Elsa in Disney's "Frozen (2013)", is set to sing "Let It Go" from the animated movie's soundtrack at the awards-giving show on March 2.

Menzel has shared her excitement on Twitter. "It's really happening. I'm singing on the Oscars! Surreal. Thank u frozen family and Oscar producers for this incredible opportunity,' she wrote on Tuesday, February 11.
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Taylor Lautner Replaces Andy Samberg on BBC Sitcom 'Cuckoo'

February 12, 2014 03:05:42 GMT


Taylor Lautner will headline a comedy series. The Jacob Black of the "Twilight" movie series has been cast in the lead role for the second season of BBC sitcom "Cuckoo", filling Andy Samberg's shoes.

The hunky actor, who just turned 22 on February 11, will replace Samberg, who now stars on FOX's hit sitcom "Brooklyn Nine-Nine", as the title character, a mysterious young stranger who shows up in Lichfield, Staffordshire, where the show is based.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Justin Bieber Wax Figure Is Ruined Because of Excessive Touching

February 12, 2014 02:45:25 GMT


A Justin Bieber wax figure at Madame Tussauds museum in New York's Times Square has been taken down, Page Six reports. The figure was removed from display because it was ruined by over-excited fans. The figure had no barrier or rope around it, so it was repeatedly touched and groped by many fans.

"With no ropes or barriers to stop them, thousands of fans have had their photographs taken with him since then - but it has taken its toll," a source explained. The museum additionally stated that they reluctantly removed it because "it no longer does justice either to the star or to the attraction" despite the regular maintenance.
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'Tarzan' Starring Alexander Skarsgard and Margot Robbie Gets Release Date

February 12, 2014 02:44:23 GMT


Warner Bros.' "Tarzan" reboot has locked a release date. The upcoming movie starring Alexander Skarsgard as the titular jungle man and Margot Robbie as his love interest, Jane, is scheduled to make its way out in the United States on July 1, 2016.

The 3D live-action film that will also be supported by Samuel L. Jackson and Christoph Waltz will open against "Independence Day" sequel and "Angry Birds" movie. Other July 2016 releases are "Ice Age 5" (July 15) and "Planet of the Apes 3" (July 29).
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'House of Cards' Season 2 Promos: Welcome Back to Frank's Merciless World


February 12, 2014 02:38:53 GMT


Netflix has released three new promos ahead of "House of Cards" season 2 debut. Aptly titled "Welcome Back", the first video reminds fans what kind of a life Frank Underwood has been living in and what the goal he's pursuing.

The second video highlights Frank and his wife Claire. Claire apparently needs reassurance about their "calculated" marriage as she faces a personal crisis. The third snippet gives a look at the murky world of politics, with someone making "an irreversible mistake" and Frank asking something which is "just shy of treason."
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Ray Davies and Donovan Announced as 2014 Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees

February 12, 2014 01:58:26 GMT


Ray Davies and Donovan are among musicians who are set to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The organization announced on Tuesday, February 11 that this year's inductees would also include British songwriter Graham Gouldman, "Always on My Mind" writer Mark James and Jim Weatherly who penned 1973 hit "Midnight Train to Georgia".

Davies is a former lead singer and main songwriter of The Kinks, the band which he founded with younger brother Dave Davies. The 69-year-old British rocker is the person behind some of the band's hits like "You Really Got Me", ''Tired of Waiting for You" and "All Day and All of the Night".
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Hugh Jackman Confirmed to Host Tony Awards for Fourth Time

February 12, 2014 01:54:35 GMT


Hugh Jackman is the official host for the upcoming 68th annual Tony Awards. "Guys, I couldn't wait another minute," he says in an Instagram video. "I wanted you to be the first to know this year I'll be hosting the Tony Awards on June 8. We're going to be at Radio City Music Hall. See you there."

It will mark the fourth time "The Wolverine" actor hosts Tony Awards, matching Neil Patrick Harris' hosting record. The "How I Met Your Mother" star hosted the event celebrating Broadway talents in 2009 and the last three years, and won two Emmys for the gig.
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FOX's Batman Prequel 'Gotham' Finds Its Penguin, Alfred and More

February 12, 2014 01:51:48 GMT


"Gotham" cast line-up is expanding. The Batman prequel series has tapped more actors in key roles, including notable villain The Penguin and Bruce Wayne's butler Alfred Pennyworth, after casting Benjamin McKenzie as the central character, Detective James Gordon.

Robin Lord Taylor ("Accepted", "The Walking Dead") joins the cast as Oswald Cobblepot a.k.a. The Penguin. Described as having "the brains of a chess grandmaster and the morals of a jackal," he "is a low-level psychopath for gangster Fish Mooney who hides his sadistic lust for power behind an exquisitely polite demeanor."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Tom Brokaw Reveals Battle With Cancer

February 12, 2014 01:45:16 GMT


Tom Brokaw remains positive following a cancer diagnosis. In a statement released by NBC on Tuesday, February 11, the news anchor revealed that he was diagnosed with multiple myeloma back in August. This type of cancer affects blood cells in the bone marrow.

"With the exceptional support of my family, medical team and friends, I am very optimistic about the future and look forward to continuing my life, my work and adventures still to come," Brokaw said. "I remain the luckiest guy I know."
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Miss Piggy Wears Wedding Dress in New 'Muppets Most Wanted' Photo

February 12, 2014 01:14:09 GMT


Will Miss Piggy finally walk down the aisle in "Muppets Most Wanted"? A new picture from the movie shows a first look at the diva pig in a wedding dress. She wears a Vivienne Westwood couture Long Ivory Court wedding gown with corset detailing and paillettes made from recycled plastic bottles, completed with an ivory tulle veil. She also holds a bouquet of flowers.

Some other outfits are also commissioned by the famous designer. For a scene set at Tower of London, Miss Piggy wears a Vivienne Westwood Harris Tweed houndstooth coat with matching beret.
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Michael Jackson's Fans Sued for 'Emotional Damage' Over His Death and Won

February 12, 2014 00:39:25 GMT


A small group calling themselves the "Michael Jackson Community" won a lawsuit in an Orleans court on Tuesday, February 11. Five members of the French-based Jackson fans club were awarded one euro each ($1.74) for the "emotional damage" they suffered after the King of Pop's death in 2009.

A total of 34 fans sued Jackson's doctor Conrad Murray who supplied the superstar with the powerful anesthetic propofol and was the last person to see Jackson alive. However, only five members of the community were able to prove their emotional suffering. Two fans are from France, two are from Switzerland and the other is from Belgium.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Babyface Confirms Engagement to Longtime Girlfriend

February 12, 2014 00:19:06 GMT


Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds is engaged to girlfriend of seven years Nicole Patenburg, the singer-songwriter has confirmed. This would be Babyface's second marriage. He was married to businesswoman Tracey Edmonds for 13 years before their divorce in 2005.

"I'm happy to say I'm on the love marriage path," Babyface told The LA Times. "I'm a very lucky guy!" He actually already revealed the engagement back on February 6 during an interview with BET. When asked whether he would consider getting married again, Babyface told his "Love, Marriage & Divorce" collaborator Toni Braxton, "I've already considered it. I'm engaged, so yes."
 
 
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