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February 19, 2014

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Miley Cyrus and Jared Leto Reportedly Are 'Hooking Up'

February 19, 2014 14:25:31 GMT


Miley Cyrus and Jared Leto have been seen in the same scenes lately but there is more than meets the eyes. It has been reported that the singers/actors have created a bond over their love of music and art that they are secretly hooking up.

According to a report on Us Weekly's latest issue, they have even spent the night together. "She stayed over at his house in L.A. in early February," a source said. The sleepover happened a few weeks after they both attended Clive Davis' Pre-Grammys gala on January 25 and were photographed talking to each other. He struck a pose with Cyrus' family including her sister Brandi and mom Tish.
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Pharrell Williams' New Solo Album Gets Release Date

February 19, 2014 14:11:35 GMT


Pharrell Williams' highly-anticipated new album "G I R L" will be released on March 3 globally. This would be the music producer's first solo album under Columbia Records after signing contract with the label last December.

"When Columbia Records presented me with the opportunity to make an album, three things came to mind," Pharrell said in a statement. "One was the sense of overwhelming honor that I felt when I realized that they were interested in partnering with me on the album that I had always dreamt of making. Two, it would have to feel festive and urgent. And three, I instantly knew it would be called G I R L. I hope you like it."
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Karen Gillan Cast as Narcissist on New ABC Pilot

February 19, 2014 13:43:28 GMT


Karen Gillan has landed the lead role of a new pilot for ABC. The 26-year-old "Guardians of the Galaxy" actress is to play Eliza Dooley on "Selfie", a sitcom written by "Suburgatory" scribe Emily Kapnek.

The series, a single-camera half-hour, follows Dooley as she tries to get back on track after a humiliating breakup and an embarrassing viral video. Described as a social network-obsessed narcissist, the 20-something woman is "more concerned with 'likes' than being liked."
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Jaden Smith Offers Help to Shia LaBeouf: 'I'm Here for You'

February 19, 2014 09:21:56 GMT


Jaden Smith has reached out to Shia LaBeouf following headlines about the "Transformers" actor's eccentric behavior. The son of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith took to Twitter to send his message, saying that he would be there if the older star needed someone to talk to.

"I waited in line today on Beverly Blvd to see @thecampaignbook I never got see him but I had a very important message to deliver," Smith wrote, referring to LaBeouf's art installment "#IAMSORRY" which opened at the Cohen Gallery on Beverly Boulevard last week.
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Marvel to Release 'Revenge' Graphic Novel

February 19, 2014 09:00:03 GMT


ABC's "Revenge" is getting a graphic novel treatment. While Marvel's comics are often brought to the big screen or the small screen, it's the other way around for the soap opera. The publishing company has announced "Revenge: The Secret Origin of Emily Thorne" that is based on the Emily VanCamp-starring series.

The graphic novel will focus on the origin story of heroine Amanda Clark, before she arrived in the Hamptons as wealthy philanthropist Emily Thorne to avenge her murdered father, who was framed for treason. At 19 years old, Amanda goes on her first mission in Switzerland after training under her Japanese sensei, Takeda.
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Lil' Kim Takes on 'Haterz' in New Track Featuring B Ford

February 19, 2014 08:40:59 GMT


Lil' Kim has proven that pregnancy doesn't stop her from working. The mother-to-be star has just debuted a new track titled "Haterz". Arriving on Tuesday, February 18, the song was recorded with fellow rapper B Ford.

Kim and Ford are featured firing back at those people who always have mean things to say about them. "Call me Betty Crocker/ My icing is a topper/ This snowball on my finger, it look like I'm playin' soccer," Kim raps.
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Video: Kristen Wiig Channels Harry Styles on 'Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'

February 19, 2014 08:33:18 GMT


Jimmy Fallon had a "surprise guest" on his second "Tonight Show" episode. Instead of welcoming Kristen Wiig as scheduled before, he brought in "Harry Styles" as the comedienne did a hilarious impersonation of the One Direction member.

Wiig dressed like the boybander in a white T-shirt and black blazer completed with layered necklaces and point-toe black boots. She, however, knew nothing about the band's formation and the meaning of the group's name when interviewed by Fallon.
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John Travolta: 'Life Was No Longer Interesting' After Son's Death

February 19, 2014 08:28:09 GMT


John Travolta recently talked about the hard time he experienced after his son Jett passed away in 2009, saying that it was "the worst thing that's ever happened in my life." The "Hairspray" star opened up about the pain in a recent on-stage interview at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London.

"The truth is, I didn't know if I was going to make it," he said, as quoted by BBC. "Life was no longer interesting to me, so it took a lot to get me better." The actor added that he "didn't want to wake up" following the sad experience, but he credited Scientology for helping him cope with the situation.
News > Movie News

George Clooney and Matt Damon Visit White House to Screen 'Monuments Men'

February 19, 2014 08:12:56 GMT


George Clooney and Matt Damon brought their historical movie "The Monuments Men" to the White House on Tuesday night, February 18 for a special screening. They were joined by co-star Bill Murray at the event that included a dinner with President Barack Obama.

Other A-list guests included Grant Heslov who produced and wrote the film with Clooney, Robert Edsel who penned the book "The Monuments Men", and Harry Ettlinger, member of the original Monument Men group. Clooney's parents were also on the guest list for the screening.
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Mumford and Sons' Frontman: I Tell People the Band Has Broken Up

February 19, 2014 08:05:26 GMT


Mumford & Sons' Marcus Mumford tells people that his band has broken up. In a recent interview with U.K. radio station XFM, the band's frontman revealed that he said "yes" every time people asked him if the group had decided to stop working together.

"It's been quite nice just to have a few months to chill out," the musician said. "Everyone keeps asking if we've broken up as a band, which I love... So I keep saying 'yes,' and then we can have a big come back tour next year."
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Cee-Lo Green Says He's Leaving 'The Voice' for Good


February 19, 2014 07:55:09 GMT


Cee-Lo Green won't return to "The Voice" again. After taking a break from the show in spring 2013, the soul/hip-hop singer/songwriter is now leaving the reality singing competition series for good.

Cee-Lo revealed this when stopping by "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" on Tuesday, February 18. He shocked the show's host as well as most fans since it had not been indicated before that he would never return to "The Voice" again.
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Justin Bieber to Be Questioned About Alleged Paparazzo Attack

February 19, 2014 07:44:42 GMT


Justin Bieber reportedly will be deposed and questioned over an alleged attack on a paparazzo, Jeffrey Binion, outside a recording studio in Miami in June 2013 after his legal team lost an appeal preventing him from being questioned. At that time, the 19-year-old pop star allegedly ordered his bodyguard to attack the paparazzo and took his memory card.

"Miami Judge Sarah Zabel initially denied Bieber's requests to stop Binion's lawyers from deposing him and asking questions about other incidents involving him and his varied bodyguards' aggressive behavior," a source told PEOPLE. "Although Bieber's lawyers appealed the judge's rulings, the appeal was denied. Bieber can no longer hide. Binion's lawyers are waiting for a deposition date to be set in Miami."
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'Pretty Little Liars' 4.21 Sneak Peeks: Mental Breakdown and Intervention

February 19, 2014 07:17:45 GMT


How will Aria handle the shocking revelation about Ezra's lies? In a preview for the next episode of "Pretty Little Liars", Aria looks distressed. She doesn't want to be the only one who suffers from this and Hanna promises Ezra's going to go to jail.

Not knowing what is true or what to trust, Aria goes looking for answers, not wanting to believe this revelation to be true. But Aria's friends become concerned for her as they watch their friend crumble.
News > Music News

Timeflies Premieres 'All the Way' Music Video

February 19, 2014 07:14:07 GMT


Timeflies has premiered the official music video for their "All the Way". Arriving via Vevo on Tuesday, February 18, the three-and-a-half minute visuals was filmed in early January by director Ethan Lader.

In it, the duo consisting of producer Rob Resnick and vocalist Cal Shapiro is featured performing the song in an abandoned warehouse. The performance footage intersperses with the scenes of a man snowbording, another man riding his motorbike through the desert and a girl surfing in the sea. They almost give up their dreams before trying again and succeeding.
News > Movie News

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Full Trailer: Chris Pratt Shows Star-Lord's Hilarious Side

February 19, 2014 07:03:35 GMT


The first full trailer for Marvel's much-awaited superhero film "Guardians of the Galaxy" has finally arrived. Unlike the previous teaser which focuses only on the action scenes, the new and longer video coming out exclusively via "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" highlights some humorous scenes mostly featuring Star-Lord.

The video opens with Peter Quill getting his hands on a mysterious orb artifact, but some people show up pointing guns at him before he could get out of that place. He introduces himself as Star-Lord, only to get a perplexed reaction from his captors. Apparently, the self-proclaimed Lord is not as famous as he thought he was.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Short Story Writer Mavis Gallant Dies at 91

February 19, 2014 06:43:38 GMT


Canadian short story author Malvis Gallant has passed away at the age of 91. Doug Pepper, publisher of Signal/McClelland & Stewart, says in a statement that the famed author passed away on Tuesday, February 18 in her apartment in Paris.

"Without exaggeration she was one of the finest writers Canada has ever known. Witty, brave, honest, fiercely independent, Mavis was a stunning writer who transformed the short-fiction form. She was also a woman ahead of her time, blazing a trail of independence that took courage and determination that inspired legions of other authors who count her influence as seminal to their own careers," the statement reads, as quoted by CBC News.
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Woody Allen Gets Heckled at Broadway Over Sexual Abuse Allegations

February 19, 2014 06:35:55 GMT


Woody Allen is taking the heat over the decade-old sexual abuse allegation which was brought up again recently by his ex Mia Farrow and children. Although the actor/director vehemently denied any wrongdoings, it didn't stop anyone from voicing their thoughts.

According to Page Six, an audience member at Broadway show "After Midnight" yelled, "I think he did it!" to Allen when he came to watch the stage play with his wife Soon-Yi Previn and their two daughters. He was "unfazed," but Previn reportedly gave the heckler a "dirty look."
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Snippet of Lady GaGa's Unearthed Track 'Brooklyn Nights' Lands Online

February 19, 2014 06:04:51 GMT


A little part of Lady GaGa's unreleased track entitled "Brooklyn Nights" has made its way out online. The song was reportedly recorded when she was working on her latest chart-topping album, "ARTPOP".

The low-quality snippet runs for 30 seconds. It features the New York native singing about not caring if she "didn't brush my hair" and if her "eyelashes are falling" as long as she can spend the nights with her lover in Brooklyn.
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Original Japanese 'Godzilla' Gets U.S. Debut on April 12

February 19, 2014 06:01:38 GMT


The original Japanese version of "Godzilla" is heading to U.S. theaters to celebrate its 60th anniversary. The vintage film will debut April 12 at the fifth TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood, followed by a national release beginning at New York's Film Forum which runs from April 18-24.

The film was first released in the country in 1956 as "Godzilla: King of the Monsters". It's an atrociously cut, dubbed and re-edited version that inserted American actor Raymond Burr into the action. Only an hour was used of the original's 98 minute running time.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Teresa Palmer and Mark Webber Welcome Son

February 19, 2014 04:52:48 GMT


Congratulations are in order for Teresa Palmer and her husband Mark Webber. The couple has just welcomed their first child together, a baby boy, who is named Bodhi Rain Palmer. The "Warm Bodies" actress took to Instagram on Tuesday, February 18 to share the happy news.

"Thank you God for blessing us with the most divine gift of our baby son," she wrote. "Introducing Bodhi Rain Palmer born safely, lovingly and naturally last night. 8lbs even." She then went on revealing the meaning of her newborn son's name.
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'American Idol' Eliminates 5 Girls, Announces the 15th Guy

February 19, 2014 04:49:36 GMT


"American Idol" season 13 revealed its latest twist on Tuesday, February 18. The latest episode, which introduced Randy Jackson's "Boot Camp" and featured Adam Lambert and Chris Daughtry as mentors, focused on the Top 15 girls, but only 10 of them got a chance to sing.

The judges called out those who got to perform one at a time. Majesty Rose was up first. During the workshop, Adam said Majesty's song choice, Pharrell Williams' "Happy", didn't let her show off her voice. But the judges loved the performance, with Keith Urban saying that the song brought out her best breezy qualities, and "within that song, there were moments of your vocal range that we're going to see a lot more as we go along."
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Miley Cyrus Chews a Fan's Underwear During Washington Show

February 19, 2014 04:41:59 GMT


Miley Cyrus made headlines after simulating oral sex and masturbation when she kicked off her "Bangerz" tour in Vancouver last Friday, February 14. The former Disney princess has now caused another stir after she appeared to put a thong in her mouth and chew it during her recent concert in Tacoma, Washington.

According to TMZ, the 21-year-old starlet picked a red thong that'd been thrown to the stage by a fan. She wrapped it around her microphone before sticking it into her mouth. The moment was photographed by a fan who later uploaded in on Twitter.
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Kevin Hart, Ice Cube and Director Tim Story Return for 'Ride Along 2'

February 19, 2014 04:09:45 GMT


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"Ride Along 2" is officially confirmed. Lead actors Kevin Hart and Ice Cube will reprise their respective roles as a rookie cop and his brother-in-law. Director Tim Story from the first movie is also set to return to his post behind the lens.

Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi are back to write the script for the sequel as well. The second film eyes a late June or early July start date. The plotline is still scarce, but Deadline reports it's expected to be "more multi-cultural" to expand the demos.
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Katy Perry Named as Woman of the Year at ELLE Style Awards


February 19, 2014 04:03:50 GMT


Katy Perry took home Woman of the Year trophy at ELLE Style Awards on Tuesday, February 18. The "Roar" singer hit the red carpet wearing a floral dress by Vivienne Westwood, showing off some cleavage. She completed her sexy looks with matching Christian Louboutin shoes at the event which took place at One Embankment in London.

Kylie Minogue happily presented the award to Perry that night. The "Kiss Me Once" singer then took to Twitter to congratulate Perry. "I presented the 1&only @katyperry with her @ELLEUK Woman of the Year award. Con-grats and con-kittens!!" she said in an excited-sounding tweet.
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Ellie Goulding Debuts Skrillex Collaboration 'Because'

February 19, 2014 03:48:39 GMT


A little over a year ago, Ellie Goulding and Skrillex teamed up for a collaboration track. Now, the British songbird unveiled the song as she featured it in her recent mix for DJ Annie Mac's "Free Music Monday" series.

The track was initially titled "Lovers". According to some reports, Skrillex played it live several days before he broke up with then-girlfriend Goulding. Following the split, the song's then retitled "Because". There's still no word on whether or not it will be released to public.
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Anne Hathaway Joins Presenter Line-Up at 2014 Oscars

February 19, 2014 03:40:30 GMT


Anne Hathaway is confirmed to serve as a presenter at the upcoming 86th annual Academy Awards. The "Les Miserables" star who won Best Supporting Actress last year joins previously-confirmed presenters Jennifer Lawrence and Daniel Day-Lewis.

Before taking home the Oscar golden statuette at the 2013 ceremony, Hathaway was nominated for Best Actress for her role as a recovering drug addict Kym in 2008's "Rachel Getting Married".
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Video: Elaine Stritch Drops F-Bomb on 'Today'

February 19, 2014 03:39:28 GMT


Elaine Stritch stunned "Today" hosts and viewers with her choice of word. The Broadway legend dropped an F-bomb during an interview with Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford about her new documentary "Shoot Me" on Tuesday, February 18.

Gifford may have inadvertently set up the bomb by asking her about her bluntness. "Elaine, you are beloved, as much for your work - of course - but for your mouth," the TV host said. "You say whatever you want to say."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Michael Lohan's Girlfriend Admits She Lied About Him Threatening Her With Knife

February 19, 2014 03:01:43 GMT


Michael Lohan's girlfriend Kate Major, who recently claimed in a Twitter post that Lohan threatened her with a knife during a recent argument, has admitted that she lied about the story. Major, who has a 1-year-old son with Lohan, told TMZ that she made up the claim because she was afraid that he would take their son, Landon.

"I regretfully tweeted while my emotions were high that I was being threatened by Michael with a knife, this was not the case," she told the site on Tuesday, February 18. Major also said in a Twitter post, "I should not have tweeted anything. This has all turned into a whirlwind. I'm sorry."
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Kanye West Makes Movie With 'American Psycho' Writer Bret Easton Ellis


February 19, 2014 02:59:10 GMT


Kanye West is working on a movie inspired by his latest studio album "Yeezus". "American Psycho" writer Bret Easton Ellis is tapped to work on the script. The two previously worked together in a "Psycho"-inspired video featuring the rapper's song "Black Skinhead".

"You know what, I can't," Bret says to Vice when asked what to expect from the upcoming collaboration. "It's in Kanye-land and that's subject to a whole other time frame. He came and asked me to write the film. I didn't want to at first. Then I listened to 'Yeezus'."
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Kelis Visits Mexico for Colorful 'Jerk Ribs' Music Video

February 19, 2014 02:58:54 GMT


Kelis has debuted a music video for "Jerk Ribs", the first single off her new album. The four-minute colorful clip finds the singer preparing herself for a glamorous photo shoot before turning the streets of Mexico into a catwalk.

In another scene, she's seen performing at a garden party where a giraffe later makes a cameo appearance. "This song is the cornerstone of my album," Kelis told TIME. "So I wanted the video to look like my life, my love-back to the beginning."
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Showtime Renews 'Shameless' and 'House of Lies'

February 19, 2014 02:36:55 GMT


Showtime has ordered more "Shameless" and "House of Lies". The premium cable channel has renewed both drama comedies for a fifth and fourth season respectively, consisting of 12 new episodes each.

The two shows join "Episodes", which has been earlier renewed for a fourth season. Production for the new seasons of all three series will kick off in Los Angeles later this year.
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Report: 'Transformers 4' Star Jack Reynor Lands Role in 'Star Wars Episode 7'

February 19, 2014 02:08:41 GMT


Another actor is added to the mix of "Star Wars Episode 7", as J.J. Abrams continues holding off casting announcement. According to Ain't It Cool News, two different sources confirm "Transformers: Age of Extinction" hunk Jack Reynor has landed a role in the much-hyped film.

Gary Oldman, Zac Efron, Michael B. Jordan, and Saoirse Ronan previously said they were in talks for the movie, but Ronan later said she didn't get the part. "Breaking Bad" actor Jesse Plemons is also tipped to join the franchise, but nothing has officially been confirmed.
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Devo Member Bob Casale Dies at 61

February 19, 2014 02:08:37 GMT


Bob Casale, the guitarist of Devo who is popular for their 1980s' hit "Whip It", has passed away. His brother Gerald Casale, who is also a founding member of the group, says that the guitarist died on Monday, February 17 from "conditions that lead to heart failure." He was 61.

L.A. Times reports that Casale was recently admitted to hospital due to stomach ailments. "During testing, he de-stabilized. They were a little flummoxed," Gerald told the news outlet in a phone call on Tuesday. "He was sitting up, talking and the next thing he was in an ER, life-and-death situation. His blood pressure dropped too low and they couldn't stabilize it in time."
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Drake and OutKast to Headline 2014 OVO Festival

February 19, 2014 01:54:19 GMT


Drake has announced the line-up of performers at his 5th annual OVO festival. The "Started From the Bottom" rapper announced on his OVO blog that he'd enlisted himself and newly-reunited OutKast for the fest that will be held this summer in his hometown of Toronto, Canada.

OutKast's Big Boi and Andre 3000 will headline the event's first night on August 3, while Drizzy is headlining the second night on August 4. Both concerts will feature appearances from special guests.
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CBS Developing New 'CSI' Spin-Off

February 19, 2014 01:26:32 GMT


"CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" will soon get a new companion. After CBS canceled "CSI: Miami" in 2012 and "CSI: NY" in 2013, the network is now planning another spin-off to the crime drama series.

Series creator Anthony E. Zuiker teams up with Carol Mendelsohn and Ann Donahue to pen the script for the back-door pilot, which will air as a "CSI" episode in spring. The spin-off is inspired by producer Mary Aiken's work as a cyber-psychologist.
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'Guardians of the Galaxy' Releases Teaser Trailer

February 19, 2014 01:23:43 GMT


The first teaser trailer for "Guardians of the Galaxy" has arrived for viewing pleasure. Clocking at around 15 seconds, it is filled with tantalizing glimpses at the whole crew led by Star-Lord a.k.a. Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) in action and a group of what seems to be prisoners.

Quill, taken from Earth as a 9-year-old, possesses a mysterious orb artifact and pilots the Milano, the muscle car of a spacecraft. His path crosses with Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Drax (Dave Bautista), Rocket Raccoon (Bradley Cooper), and Groot (Vin Diesel) in the space prison Kyln.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen Welcome Baby Boy, Share First Pic

February 19, 2014 00:38:52 GMT


Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen are officially parents to a baby boy. The "Orange Is the New Black" actor's wife announced on Instagram that she gave birth to their first child, a son named Sid, on Saturday, February 15 via c-section.

Sid was born at 5:33 P.M. at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He weighed in at 8 lbs., 8 oz. and was 21 and quarter inches long upon birth. "Full head of hair, huge penis," Mollen jokingly captioned the first photo of Sid. "Mom is doing great and a fan of dilaudid (pain reliever)."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Adam Brody Seen With Ring Following Wedding Report

February 19, 2014 00:17:17 GMT


Adam Brody was seen with some kind of evidence that he's a married man. A picture of him wearing a ring on that finger came on the heels of the report that he has secretly tied the knot to fellow TV star Leighton Meester.

The ring was spotted when Brody left a Los Angeles gym on Tuesday, February 18. The actor hid his eyes behind sunglasses as he walked out and held his phones with the hand that bore the ring.
 
 
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