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February 24, 2014

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Girls Aloud's Kimberley Walsh Pregnant With First Child

February 24, 2014 16:52:24 GMT


Kimberley Walsh of Girls Aloud made a big announcement to her Twitter followers on Monday, February 24. The 32-year-old singer is expecting her first child with longtime boyfriend Justin Scott.

"Justin and I are so happy to let you all know we are having a baby!!! Couldn't wait to share our lovely news with you all," she tweeted the happy news. Walsh and Scott have been dating since 2003 and have been living under one roof in North London.
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January Jones Shares Cheeky Pre-Teen Picture of Herself

February 24, 2014 16:36:50 GMT


Known for her beauty, January Jones did not hesitate to share on Instagram how she was not always that way. The "Mad Men" actress posted a picture of her at nine years old, rocking '80s style including spiky boyish hair and multi-colored shirt.

In the picture, pre-teen Jones gave a gap-toothed grin. She captioned the pic, which looked like a school photo, "#nofilter #obviously #ilovemy9yroldself". The 36-year-old actress followed up the post with a more recent picture of her staring straight to the camera. "25yrs later, my eyes are more open but less sweet. #whyistherenothingontvonsatnight?' " she wrote.
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Full List of 2014 Oscars Presenters Announced

February 24, 2014 15:21:28 GMT


The full list of celebrities who will take the stage on March 2 to present the Oscars was unleashed on Monday, February 24. Among the famous names are Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Will Smith, Charlize Theron and Jim Carrey.

"We are very excited that the Hollywood community will be turning out in force for Sunday's Oscar ceremony," Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron said in a statement. "We sought to include a tremendous diversity of stars to represent not only this year's nominees, but the legacy of the motion picture business as well."
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'The Amazing Race' Season 24 Premiere: One Returning Player Quits Early

February 24, 2014 09:26:39 GMT


An early departure kicked off the 24th edition of "The Amazing Race". In the season premiere aired on Sunday, February 23, host Phil Keoghan revealed that William "Bopper" Minton could not participate in the competition because he was diagnosed with an inflamed pancreas just the night before the race.

While Bopper was forced to withdraw from the competition, his friend Mark Jackson stays in the race with a new partner. He chose Mallory Ervin, who had played before in season 17 and 18, as his new teammate.
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KISS Cancels Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Performance Due to Line-Up Dispute

February 24, 2014 09:11:47 GMT


KISS has canceled plan to perform at their upcoming Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The iconic rock band made the decision after they had a disagreement over which line-up should take the stage at the event on April 10 in Brooklyn, New York.

The group's Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley couldn't choose between performing with fellow original members Ace Frehley and Peter Criss or current members Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer. In a statement posted on their website on Sunday, February 23, they explained that not performing at all would be the best choice.
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Nicolas Cage Will Be a Grandfather

February 24, 2014 08:47:11 GMT


Nicolas Cage is excited to be a grandfather. The action movie star will be a grandfather for the first time after his son Weston Cage and his wife Danielle announced that they would be parents to a baby boy. The happy couple shared the news at the Kasem Cares Foundation's First Annual Fundraiser in Beverly Hills on Saturday night, February 22.

"It is a boy. Big boy, weighs a lot," Danielle told Closer Weekly. "I'm so excited! This wasn't necessarily planned, but it is completely welcomed. We're so happy to be giving birth eventually." When asked about the actor's reaction, Weston recalled, "He was ecstatic. His reaction was one of pure joy and bliss. Family is very important to us."
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Kanye West Wants to Collaborate With James Blake for New Album

February 24, 2014 08:47:09 GMT


Kanye West wants to collaborate with James Blake, whom he once called his "favorite artist," for the follow-up of his 2013 album "Yeezus". In a new interview with Rolling Stone, the U.K. singer revealed that the rapper had approached him and expressed his desire to make music together.

"I have been in contact with him," Blake told the music site of his relationship with West. The London-based singer/producer, however, wanted to collaborate with West if they could sit and work together in the same studio.
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'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Releases New Intense Trailer

February 24, 2014 08:39:47 GMT


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Sony Pictures has unleashed another preview video for "The Amazing Spider-Man 2". Highlighting the "Rise of Electro," the newest trailer hints that there's a price to pay if someone wants to be the hero, who in this case is Peter Parker's Spider-Man.

The 3-minute trailer once again teases Norman Osborn's secret plans for Peter and Harry's role behind the union of Spider-Man's enemies. Tons of fight and destruction scenes are flashed as Electro and Spider-Man take turns showing off their power.
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Alec Baldwin Says He 'Can't Live in New York Anymore'

February 24, 2014 08:11:16 GMT


Alec Baldwin addresses many headline-making incidents related to him in a new essay published on New York Magazine. Among the topics he discusses in the lengthy piece is about quitting public life and moving out of New York, saying, "I've lived this for 30 years, I'm done with it."

"I probably have to move out of New York. I just can't live in New York anymore. Everything I hated about L.A. I'm beginning to crave. L.A. is a place where you live behind a gate, you get in a car, your interaction with the public is minimal. I used to hate that. But New York has changed," he says. "I want my newest child to have as normal and decent a life as I can provide. New York doesn't seem the place for that anymore."
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'Full Metal Jacket' Actor Matthew Modine Wants to Play Dr. Strange

February 24, 2014 07:58:31 GMT


Matthew Modine wants to star in an upcoming movie adapted from Marvel's comic book. The actor has expressed his desire to take the lead role in "Dr. Strange" by posting a picture of the character and captioning it, "#Marvel I'd like to play #DoctorStrange - let's make this happen."

Modine, who's best know for his iconic role as Private Joker in "Full Metal Jacket", is no stranger to starring in a comic book movie. The 54-year-old star played Deputy Commissioner Peter Foley in 2012's "The Dark Knight Rises" which was directed by Christopher Nolan.
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Sochi Olympics Closing Ceremony: Russia Recreates Olympic Rings Malfunction

February 24, 2014 07:52:14 GMT


Organizers of the Winter Olympics closing ceremony showed they had a good sense of humor. At the closing ceremony at Fisht Olympic Stadium on Sunday, February 23, dancers recreated the Olympic rings malfunction which happened earlier during the opening ceremony on February 7. At that time, one of giant snowflakes failed to transform into the fifth ring.

Five groups of dancers were supposed to form the five Olympic rings at the beginning of the closing ceremony. But one group of dancers purposefully did not complete the opening of the fifth ring right away, clearly poking fun at the technical glitch at the opening ceremony.
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Video: Miley Cyrus Brings Out The Flaming Lips to Sing 'Yoshimi' at L.A. Concert

February 24, 2014 07:20:24 GMT


Miley Cyrus has covered hits by artists like OutKast and Dolly Parton during her "Bangerz" shows. The former Disney star gave fans a special gift by bringing out two members of The Flaming Lips when she covered one of the band's songs at a Los Angeles concert on Saturday night, February 22.

That night's concert happened on the same day the band played their very first show at Oklahoma City's Blue Note Lounge 30 years ago. "I'm so f**king excited. I don't think you guys understand what this means right now. F**K YES," she told the audience before welcoming Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd to her stage.
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Paula Deen Welcomed by Fans at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival

February 24, 2014 06:57:39 GMT


Paula Deen is slowly making her comeback. The chef, who was entangled in a racial slur scandal last year, made an appearance at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival on Sunday, February 23 in front of many cheering fans. During her fourth public appearance after the controversy, Deen told audience members of her days when she was out of the spotlight.

"We have come off of a very hard summer my family and I, my team, my partners. But you know, I have heard on more than one occasion ... that I've never apologized. So if anybody did not hear me apologize, I would like to apologize to those who did not hear me," she said, as quoted by The Associated Press. Deen added that she spent much time with her grandchildren last year.
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'The Walking Dead' 4.12 Sneak Peeks Highlight Beth and Daryl

February 24, 2014 06:50:41 GMT


"The Walking Dead" releases sneak peeks for next week's episode, hinting at a Beth-and-Daryl-centric episode. The two survivors who are on the road together since they left the prison take the spotlight in all three videos.

Beth's voice-over says in the preview, "After the prison, we were always moving. We just need a safe place to be. We can stop running, stop scavenging." Creepy music is played as the scenes show her and Daryl moving from a golf course to an abandoned house, where they are swarmed by walkers. "If you don't have hope, what's the point of living," she continues.
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Artist of the Week: Pharrell Williams

February 24, 2014 06:04:53 GMT


After years of producing hits for fellow musicians and being featured in other artists' songs, Pharrell Williams is now focusing on his own project. The Grammy award-winning producer recently announced that his long-awaited new album would finally be released early next month.

Pharrell's second solo studio effort is set to be called "G I R L". The follow-up to 2006's "In My Mind" is scheduled to arrive on March 3. The 40-year-old star shared some details about his upcoming record in an interview with Zane Lowe before performing at the BRIT Awards last Wednesday, February 19.
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Production on 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Completed

February 24, 2014 05:05:33 GMT


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"Fifty Shades of Grey" has finished filming in Vancouver, Canada. On Friday, February 21, the book's author E.L. James took to Twitter to announce that the movie adaptation of her erotic novel had completed its principal photography.

"One of us is drinking... It's a wrap," James wrote in a caption of a picture featuring her and director Sam Taylor-Wood at what seems to be a wrap-up party. "And that's a wrap...," she added in another post, and tweeted later, "Thank you Vancouver. <3"
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Sam Worthington Arrested for Allegedly Punching a Paparazzo

February 24, 2014 05:00:17 GMT


Sam Worthington has been arrested following an altercation with a paparazzo. According to CNN, the incident took place at 5:30 P.M. on Sunday, February 23 in Greenwich Village. NYPD Detective Kellyann Ort said that the "Avatar" actor allegedly punched a paparazzo named Sheng Li after he allegedly kicked Worthington's female companion in the shin.

Worthington was charged with assault and was issued a desk appearance ticket. The 37-year-old paparazzo, meanwhile, was charged with assault, harassment and reckless endangerment. TMZ reports that the paparazzo was still in custody. No one was hospitalized following the incident.
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WWE Reportedly Upset That TMZ Leaked Hulk Hogan's Return


February 24, 2014 04:39:08 GMT


WWE apparently had a different strategy to announce Hulk Hogan's return to the wrestling arena. NoDQ.com reports that the World Wrestling Entertainment is unhappy that TMZ broke the news earlier than they had planned.

WWE allegedly wanted to reveal Hogan's comeback just hours before he makes his first re-apperance on "Monday Night Raw". But they felt the need to make the official announcement on its website on Friday, February 21 after the story had leaked.
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Atlanta Residents Plan Protest Following Justin Bieber's Reported Move


February 24, 2014 04:11:03 GMT


Some people apparently are not happy after learning that Justin Bieber might live in their neighborhood. The 19-year-old pop star recently was reported eyeing a mansion in Atlanta. Although so far there is no confirmation to the claim, Harold White who lives in Buckhead neighborhood has organized a protest which will take place on Monday, February 24 at 6 A.M.

"We're concerned he'll bring the wrong type of element into a quiet, residential area. It is our position that a person with his means could certainly find a neighborhood more suited to his 'eclectic' lifestyle," he told CNN. White's wife then created a Facebook event to support the plan.
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Chris Brown Sets 'X' Album Release Date, Debuts 'B**ches' Ft. Tyga

February 24, 2014 04:01:05 GMT


Chris Brown has set a new release date for his long-delayed new album, "X". The 24-year-old singer took to Twitter on Saturday, February 22 to tell his fans that the record would finally arrive on May 5.

" 'X' is by far my best album yet.... Setting the date for MAY 5," he wrote. The album that's marking Brown's sixth studio effort was initially supposed to drop in July 2013. The record has so far spawned singles like "Fine China", Aaliyah-featured "Don't Think They Know" and Nicki Minaj-assisted "Love More".
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Cinema Audio Society Hands Out Top Awards to 'Gravity' and 'Frozen'

February 24, 2014 03:55:17 GMT


Cinema Audio Society held its 50th annual awards on Saturday, February 22. Taking top honors at the ceremony held in the Millennium Biltmore Hotel's famed Crystal Ballroom were "Gravity" and "Frozen (2013)".

The Alfonso Cuaron-directed sci-fi movie took home a gong for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Motion Picture - Live Action. A Disney family movie, "Frozen" was presented with an award for the same achievement in animated category.
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CNN Confirms 'Piers Morgan Live' Cancellation

February 24, 2014 03:23:39 GMT


"Piers Morgan Live" is coming to an end. CNN has officially announced that it canceled the primetime show hosted by the former "America's Got Talent" judge. "CNN confirms that Piers Morgan Live is ending," said Allison Gollust, head of CNN communications, on Sunday, February 23. "The date of the final program is still to be determined."

Piers Morgan first broke the news to New York Times columnist David Carr, saying that his show would probably end in March. The British journalist admitted that his show had difficulty to connect with American audience. "It's been a painful period and lately we have taken a bath in the ratings," he said.
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Chris Brown Leaves Rehab Facility

February 24, 2014 03:16:26 GMT


Chris Brown has left a Malibu rehab facility after completing his 90-day stint. Just shortly after he was reported extending his anger management program, the 24-year-old star was said going back home. "He's back home now and he feels good about it," a source close to the star told Hollywood Life.

According to the source, Brown's friends held a party to celebrate his release. "We had a low-key celebration for him. It was real quiet. A lot of hugs. A lot of thank yous. No big speeches although he said, 'Thank y'all for being there for me. Really appreciate all that. Love.' We weren't trying to turn it into a crying session, we just all wanted to be around him and uplift him and show him how proud of him we are," the source explained.
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Justin Bieber Tells Haters He Can't Be 'Broken' in New Track Ft. Blake Kelly

February 24, 2014 03:13:24 GMT


After getting himself into a series of legal troubles, Justin Bieber has finally returned to music. The Canadian heartthrob has debuted a new track called "Broken" as a response to haters who always try to bring him down.

"Oh they be persistent, tryna break me down/ Oh I can not be broken," he sings about how tough he is. "I cannot be broken/ They can't take what's mine/ Someone like me is hard to find/ Oh I cannot be broken/ Like I knew you were hopin'."
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'Lego Movie' Remains No. 1 on Box Office, Holds Off '3 Days to Kill' and 'Pompeii'

February 24, 2014 02:42:14 GMT


"The Lego Movie" stands strong at the peak of North American box office. The 3D animated movie holds the throne for three consecutive weeks after debuting atop the chart in the week ending on February 9.

The Warner Bros. film, which features famous superheroes in alternative LEGO universe, rakes in an estimated $31.5 million, bringing its domestic total to $183.2 million. Despite declining 37% compared to last week's gross, the movie easily wins over newcomers "3 Days to Kill" and "Pompeii".
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Maria von Trapp, Last 'Sound of Music' Sibling, Dies at 99

February 24, 2014 02:30:05 GMT


Maria von Trapp, the last surviving child of the singing family which served as inspiration behind "The Sound of Music", has passed away. She was 99. Maria's half-brother, Johannes von Trapp, told the Associated Press that the member of Trapp Family Singers passed away on Tuesday, February 18 at her home in Vermont from natural causes.

"She was a lovely woman who was one of the few truly good people. There wasn't a mean or miserable bone in her body. I think everyone who knew her would agree with that. Thank you for your thoughts. Maria had a wonderful life and while we will miss her, the memories of her will live on," he said in a statement.
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Erin Andrews Tapped to Replace Brooke Burke on 'Dancing with the Stars'

February 24, 2014 01:59:38 GMT


It didn't take too long for "Dancing with the Stars" to find Brooke Burke's replacement. Just two days after confirming Burke's dismissal, the show has tapped Erin Andrews as its new co-host for season 18, various sites report.

The Fox Sports reporter will join longtime host Tom Bergeron on the ABC reality series. Similar to Burke, the former ESPN reporter was a contestant in season 10 of the dancing competition show, being partnered with Maksim Chmerkovskiy and finished third.
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Video: Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake Join Forces for 'History of Rap Part 5'

February 24, 2014 01:58:52 GMT


Jimmy Fallon wrapped up the first week as a host on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" with a little help from pal Justin Timberlake. In the Friday, February 21 episode of the show, the funnyman brought out the multi-talented singer to perform the fifth installment of their "History of Rap".

The duo excited fans when they grabbed the microphones and showed off their rapping skills while being joined by a backing band. They kicked off the performance with LL Cool J's "I'm Bad" before rapping other tracks including Salt-N-Pepa's "Whatta Man", Kris Kross' "Jump"and Jay-Z's "99 Problems".
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Ludacris Now Asks for Full Custody and Child Support From Ex

February 24, 2014 00:55:44 GMT


Ludacris is turning the tables, now asking his ex-girlfriend and baby mama Tamika Fuller for a full custody of their 2-month-old daughter and child support. Fuller previously asked the rapper to pay $15,000 a month in child support and he pleaded poverty.

In the newly-filed court documents, Ludacris claimed that he's a "fit and capable parent" and had been an active father to his 12-year-old daughter. According to TMZ, Ludacris asked the judge in an Atlanta court to grant him child support from Fuller. The judge previously told Ludacris to pay Fuller $7,000 in child support.
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Katy Perry Got Smooched on the Lips by Miley Cyrus

February 24, 2014 00:34:38 GMT


Miley Cyrus pulled yet another shocking move during her Bangerz Tour. The 21-year-old singer spotted Katy Perry watching her Staples Center, Los Angeles show on Saturday, February 22 and plunged in for a kiss during her "Adore You" set.

Perry, whose hit "I Kissed a Girl" propelled her to fame, willingly accepted the smooch on the lips. She later posted a photo of her and Cyrus' reaction after the kiss on Twitter, writing, "I adore you @MileyCyrus."
 
 
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