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April 09, 2014

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Stars Paid Tribute to WWE Legend The Ultimate Warrior

April 09, 2014 14:59:44 GMT


Wrestling legend The Ultimate Warrior died on Tuesday, April 8 just three days after he was inducted to WWE Hall of Fame. The former wrestler, whose real name was James Brian Hellwig, was 54.

"WWE is shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one of the most iconic WWE Superstars ever, The Ultimate Warrior," a statement from WWE read. "...Warrior is survived by his wife Dana and his two daughters." The cause of his death is not yet revealed.
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Investigation Continues After Peaches Geldof's 'Inconclusive' Post-Mortem

April 09, 2014 14:46:10 GMT


The cause of Peaches Geldof's death is still a mystery as post-mortem examination to the body has returned "inconclusive." British police said on Wednesday, April 9 that official cause of death was "pending toxicology tests."

Peaches was found dead at her home in Worotham, Kent in Southern England on Monday. Authorities were called into the house over concern on the welfare of a woman. Peaches' body was carried by an ambulance in which she was pronounced dead.
News > Movie News

Amy Poehler to Join Tina Fey in New Comedy 'The Nest'

April 09, 2014 14:29:55 GMT


Funny duo Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are to star opposite each other in Universal's comedy "The Nest". It has been reported that Poehler is in final negotiations to star in the project which will be directed by Jason Moore of "Pitch Perfect".

Fey and Poehler have co-starred in 2004's "Mean Girls" and 2008's "Baby Mama", and recently co-hosted the Golden Globes together. They will portray sisters in the film that Fey has developed together with Universal based on the original idea by screenwriter Paula Pell.
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Prince George Enjoys Play Date in New Zealand

April 09, 2014 09:08:52 GMT


Prince George is joined by his mother and father as he played with other children at an event organized by The Royal New Zealand Plunket Society at Government House in Wellington on Wednesday, April 9 local time. The engagement is a part of the family's 3-week tour Down Under which started earlier this week.

During the playtime session, Prince George was joined by ten babies of similar age. He wore a blue Rachel Riley dungaree shorts with a ship on the chest part, a white shirt and black shoes. His mother, meanwhile, looked elegant in a black and white print Tory Burch dress, occasionally wiping his chin. "It's madness, there are babies everywhere!" Prince William commented.
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'The Voice' Recap: Blake Shelton Cuts Two Singers as the Playoffs Begin

April 09, 2014 08:58:24 GMT


"The Voice" season 6 has kicked off the Playoffs with Blake Shelton becoming the first coach to pick his Top 3 singers. Unlike season 4 and 5, in this round singers from each team will perform in front of the coach, who will later eliminate two artists from his/her team.

Audra McLaughlin delivered a powerful performance of "Broken Wing" by Martina McBride. Usher praised her for making it seem "effortless." Adam Levine called it "spectacular" but wanted to see an "unleashed beast" in her performances.
News > Music News

Lil B Takes Over the Basketball Court in 'Gotta Make the NBA' Music Video

April 09, 2014 08:56:34 GMT


Lil B takes viewers to a basketball court in the music video for his new track, "Gotta Make the NBA". Arriving on Tuesday, April 8, the four-minute clip shows how serious the rapper is to become a basketball player.

It opens with a message telling fans that he must win 50 out of 100 games to get a chance to play for an official NBA team. The video then gives glimpses at the BasedGod taking over the basketball court and getting injured after failing to do a lay-up. He's also seen rapping the track while talking to a friend on the street.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Poses Naked on Rolling Stone's Cover

April 09, 2014 08:26:48 GMT


Julia Louis-Dreyfus appears on the cover of Rolling Stone's latest edition wearing nothing but the text of the U.S. Constitution on her back. On the front page, the "Veep" star shows her back to the camera as she looks over her shoulder.

Julia took to Twitter to share a photo of the cover on Tuesday, April 8. "I think I'm about to get some more Twitter followers...," she wrote. Julia then uploaded the photo in a separate post, writing, "In my defense, 'I was in a drunken stupor' #crackexcuse."
News > Movie News

Charlize Theron in Talks for Sean Penn's Sudanese Refugee Drama 'The Last Face'

April 09, 2014 08:20:07 GMT


Charlize Theron is in negotiations to star in a Sudanese drama called "The Last Face". The movie will be directed by her beau, Sean Penn, who last served behind the lens in 2007's "Into the Wild" which earned Golden Globe and Oscar nominations.

The movie will revolve around the story of human encounters within refugee camps in Sudan, Liberia. French actress Adele Exarchopoulos, who made her big break through critics darling "Blue Is the Warmest Color", is expected to join the cast ensemble.
News > Music News

Video: Carrie Underwood Debuts New Song 'Keep Us Safe' at ACM Salute the Troops Event

April 09, 2014 08:18:43 GMT


Carrie Underwood debuted a new song when she performed during "ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to The Troops" which was held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Monday, April 7. Gracing the stage in a beautiful white dress, the country crooner gave fans the first listen to a track called "Keep Us Safe".

Featuring lyrics like "God, keep us safe on our way/ Keep our eyes on the heavens," the moving ballad was especially co-written by Underwood, Luke Laird, Hillary Lindsey and Shane McAnally for the Monday event.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Gwyneth Paltrow Wears Wedding Ring in New Photo With Son Moses

April 09, 2014 08:07:45 GMT


Gwyneth Paltrow has posted on Twitter a new photo with son Moses Bruce Paltrow Martin following a two-week family vacation to the Bahamas. The actress, who recently announced her separation from husband Chris Martin, is featured hugging her son who turned 8 on Tuesday, April 8.

"Moses Bruce Paltrow Martin turns 8 today. We love you!" she captioned the snap. Her left hand is on full display in the image, revealing her wedding ring which she had taken off during the getaway.
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Miley Cyrus: I Thought I Would Die Without Liam Hemsworth

April 09, 2014 07:33:15 GMT


Miley Cyrus graces the cover of Elle magazine's May "Women in Music" issue. On the front page, the former "Hannah Montana" star can be seen wearing a sequinned ensemble by Marc Jacobs from his fall/winter 2014/2015 collection. "#ElleYeah @ELLEmagazine @MarcJacobsIntl," Cyrus commented on the magazine cover on Twitter.

In the interview for the spread, Cyrus talks about being a Disney star, break-up from Liam Hemsworth and fans among others. "You know, I'm really thankful that I started on Disney. I got the most intense training," she shares. "There's times where I wish I could have just started as a new artist, but the world has kind of allowed me to do that."
News > Movie News

'Planes: Fire and Rescue' New Trailer: Dusty Joins Firefighters

April 09, 2014 07:32:07 GMT


"Planes: Fire & Rescue" releases a second trailer that gives a longer look at a dynamic crew of elite firefighting aircraft. It follows famous air racer, Dusty voiced by Dane Cook, who is forced to shift gears after learning that his engine is damaged and he may never race again.

He joins a group devoted to protecting historic Piston Peak National Park from raging wildfire. He teams up with rescue helicopter Blade Ranger, spirited super scooper Dipper, heavy-lift helicopter Windlifter, ex-military transport Cabbie, and all-terrain vehicles known as The Smokejumpers. In this world of aerial firefighting, he learns what it takes to be a true hero.
News > TV News

Barbara Walters Says She Won't Cry on Her Final Day on 'The View'

April 09, 2014 07:22:53 GMT


Barbara Walters promises not to cry when she bids farewell to "The View" co-hosts and audience. As her final day on the daytime talk show has been announced, the veteran journalist tells Variety, "I'm not going to cry."

Comparing her departure to Jay Leno's recent exit from "The Tonight Show", Walters says, "I think Jay felt that he was pushed out. I don't feel like I'm being pushed out." Insisting that it's her decision to leave "The View", she shares, "I should really be depressed, but I'm not. So maybe there's something wrong with me. What's wrong with this woman that she's not depressed about leaving television?"
News > Music News

Anne Hathaway and Jimmy Fallon Perform Broadway Version of Rap Songs

April 09, 2014 07:08:50 GMT


Anne Hathaway joined forces with Jimmy Fallon to transform some explosive rap tracks into smooth and jazzy songs. During the Tuesday night, April 8 episode of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon", the "Les Miserables" actress and the TV host performed the Broadway version of hits by Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent and Kendrick Lamar.

Hathaway, clad in a black jumpsuit, served as the lead vocalist while Fallon backed her and pretended to play the piano. For the first song, they sang Snoop's "Gin and Juice". They then followed it up with the cover of 50's "In Da Club (It's Your Birthday)".
News > Movie News

Michael Cera and Kieran Culkin to Make Broadway Debut With 'This Is Our Youth'

April 09, 2014 06:52:51 GMT


Michael Cera and Kieran Culkin are set to bring Kenneth Lonergan's 1996 play "This Is Our Youth" to the Great White Way. They are joined by fashion blogger Tavi Gevinson who plays the leading lady. It will be the first Broadway show for all three.

"This Is Our Youth" is a comedy about age-college friends. Set in 1982 at the beginning of the Reagan Era, it takes place over two days at Dennis' Upper West Side apartment. Along with his friend Warren, he plans a dangerous drug-selling business to return the money Warren's stole from his estranged father and to attract the attention of his crush.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Wrestling Star The Ultimate Warrior Dies at 54

April 09, 2014 06:35:33 GMT


One of the most popular wrestlers, The Ultimate Warrior, passed away only days after he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. He was 54. The WWE confirmed the sad news on their website on Tuesday, April 8.

"WWE is shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one of the most iconic WWE Superstars ever, The Ultimate Warrior. WWE sends its sincere condolences to Warrior's family, friends and fans," read the statement.
News > Music News

Miley Cyrus and Justin Timberlake Will Play Finland Shows Despite U.S. Sanctions

April 09, 2014 06:28:20 GMT


U.S. sanction against Russia will not affect Miley Cyrus and Justin Timberlake's upcoming concert at Finland's Hartwall Arena. Reuters reports that the two stars, and several other U.S. acts, are still allowed to play shows at the Russians-owned venue.

"The sanctions will not have an impact on Hartwall Arena nor our business there," Nina Castren, the chief executive of Live Nation Finland said. This means that Cyrus' June show and Timberlake's sold-out gig scheduled for May will go ahead as planned.
News > Movie News

Warner Bros. and Joe Russo Respond to Captain America and Superman Showdown

April 09, 2014 06:08:31 GMT


As Marvel officially confirms that "Captain America 3" will open May 6, 2016 against "Man of Steel 2", Warner Bros. which releases the DC movie and Joe Russo who directs the Marvel pic offer their thoughts on the impending showdown. WB won't back down for now, but Joe is confident that one of them will eventually move the date to avoid the clash.

Dan Fellman, president of domestic distribution for Warner Bros., says to Bloomberg in an interview, "It doesn't make a lot of sense for two huge superhero films to open on the same date but there is a lot of time between now and [May 6, 2016)." He adds, "However at this time, we are not considering a change of date for Batman vs. Superman."
News > TV News

'Under the Dome' Season 2 Promo Teases Mysterious Telekinesis

April 09, 2014 06:05:09 GMT


Summer is still a month away, but fans can now get a look at the second season of "Under the Dome". Making its way out online, the first promo for the upcoming installment of the drama series hints that there will be some mysterious telekinetic power affecting the town's residents.

People are seen being dragged against their will and collapsing, but Big Jim is the only one who's not affected by the mysterious power. As a young officer suggests, "I think the Dome is trying to tell us something," Big Jim cries, "Tell me what to do. Tell me!"
News > Music News

Imagine Dragons Cancels Festival Date to Work on Sophomore Album

April 09, 2014 04:59:12 GMT


Imagine Dragons is no longer expected to play Spain's Bilbao BBK Live which will take place over the weekend of July 10 to July 12. The Las Vegas-based rock band has decided to cancel the upcoming gig so they can work on their second album.

They have apologized to fans in a statement issued earlier this week. "We are incredibly sorry to be canceling this show. We had an amazing time playing in Spain last year, and we were excited to be coming back to see you all once again. Unfortunately, it will have to wait just a little longer," they wrote.
News > Movie News

Disney Eying Gorilla Movie From Children's Book 'One and Only Ivan'

April 09, 2014 04:51:02 GMT


Disney is looking to adapt "The One and Only Ivan", a children's book written by Katherine Applegate. Allison Shearmur, one of the producers for the Mouse House's upcoming live-action movie "Cinderella", is on board to produce the book adaptation.

The story centers on a gorilla named Ivan who lives in a shopping mall along with an elephant named Stella and a stray dog called Bob. He's always content with his life until a baby elephant is brought in and makes him change the way he sees the mall they live in.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Tom Ford Reveals He's Married to Partner Richard Buckley

April 09, 2014 04:48:54 GMT


Tom Ford has married his longtime partner Richard Buckley in a private ceremony. As reported by WWD, the designer broke the news during a conversation with British writer Lady Kinvara Balfour at London's Regent Street Apple store on Monday night, April 7. "We are now married, which is nice. I know that was just made legal in the U.K., which is great. We were married in the States," Ford said.

Ford and his journalist partner met in the 1980s. "I went to a fashion show and this silver-haired guy was staring at me with these piercing water-blue eyes. It scared me because I absolutely saw and knew my entire future," Ford said of meeting Buckley in 2012.
News > Music News

Pitbull and Jennifer Lopez Debut 2014 World Cup Song 'We Are One'

April 09, 2014 04:12:40 GMT


Pitbull dropped "We Are One (Ole-Ola)", the official song for 2014 FIFA World Cup, on Tuesday, April 8. The upbeat and highly-danceable multilingual track also features guest vocals from Jennifer Lopez and Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte.

"One love, one life, one world/ One fight, whole world, one night, one place/ Brazil, everybody put your flags in the sky and do what you feel," Pitbull sings before telling everyone, "Put your flags up in the sky/ And wave them side to side/ Show the world where you're from/ Show the world we are one."
News > Movie News

Daniel Craig Exits 'The Whole Truth' Just Days Before Production Begins

April 09, 2014 04:05:52 GMT


Daniel Craig has put the production of court drama "The Whole Truth" on hold. The filming was postponed after the James Bond depicter unexpectedly pulled out of the project, just days before it was scheduled to begin.

The production was supposed to start on April 14 in Boston, but now has been pushed back three weeks as producers are scrambling to find replacement for Craig. The "Skyfall" star reportedly dropped out of the movie on Sunday.
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'America's Got Talent' Season 9 Twists Include Judges' Save

April 09, 2014 04:05:36 GMT


"America's Got Talent" will return this summer with some tweaks. At NBCUniversal's summer press session in Pasadena on Tuesday, April 8, producers revealed the format changes in the upcoming season 9.

Apparently taking a page out of "The Voice" and "American Idol", "AGT" will introduce its own version of the save. "Every judge has the opportunity to save someone" by using the golden buzzer, Heidi Klum said. She further explained, "So if someone gets three Xs and you believe in that person enough, you can hit the Golden Buzzer."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Mickey Rooney Leaves His Estate to Stepson

April 09, 2014 03:48:59 GMT


Legendary actor Mickey Rooney left his estate to his stepson who had been taking care of him in the past years. Documents filed at Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday, April 8 show that the star of Andy Hardy movies left his estate, which is valued at $18,000, to Mark Rooney and his wife.

The will was signed a month before Rooney passed away on Sunday at the age of 93. The late star previously claimed he was a victim of elder abuse and financial mismanagement. He then paid his debt and lived with Mark.
News > Movie News

Whoopi Goldberg, Jeff Goldblum, and Toni Collette Among Juries for 2014 Tribeca Film Fest

April 09, 2014 02:57:01 GMT


Tribeca Film Festival co-founded by actor Robert De Niro announces juries for its upcoming 13th event which will run from April 16-27 in NYC. Actresses Whoopi Goldberg and Toni Collette as well as actor Jeff Goldblum are among the judges who will hand out awards in seven different competitive categories.

Goldberg is in charge of Narrative Short Film Competition along with "The Vampire Diaries" actor Paul Wesley, award-winning Mexican character actor Alfonso Arau, Oscar-winning actress Christine Lahti, and HBO Documentary Films' chief Sheila Nevins.
News > Music News

Alicia Keys Previews Video of 'It's on Again' From 'Amazing Spider-Man 2'

April 09, 2014 02:56:59 GMT


Alicia Keys is readying the music video for "It's on Again", a song that she recorded for the soundtrack of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2". Arriving on Tuesday, April 8, the cinematic trailer shows some shots of the R&B diva as well as her collaborators, rapper Kendrick Lamar, producer Pharrell Williams and composer Hans Zimmer.

At the end of the 45-second clip, Andrew Garfield's Spider-Man makes a brief appearance from the top of a building, striking his signature pose against the sky filled with dark clouds. There's still no word on when the full visuals will arrive.
News > TV News

'Glee' Books Shirley MacLaine as Guest Star

April 09, 2014 02:56:13 GMT


Shirley MacLaine has landed another recurring role on small screen. The Martha Levinson of "Downton Abbey" is billed for a multi-episode arc on "Glee" to portray a New York socialite intent on turning Blaine into a superstar.

The Golden Globe and Academy Award-winning actress will first appear in an episode slated to air later this month. TVLine has obtained a behind-the-scenes picture of MacLaine and Darren Criss, who plays Blaine, practicing their musical number.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Archie Will Be Killed Off in Upcoming Comic Book


April 09, 2014 02:38:04 GMT


Beloved comic book character Archie Andrews will die in an upcoming issue. Archie Comics announced on Tuesday, April 8 that the redhead would be killed off. Details of the death are not available, but the story will be covered in "Life With Archie" #36 which will be released on July 16.

"We've been building up to this moment since we launched 'Life With Archie' five years ago, and knew that any book that was telling the story of Archie's life as an adult had to also show his final moment," Archie Comics Publisher and Co-CEO Jon Goldwater said in a statement.
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'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Releases Teaser Posters

April 09, 2014 02:13:16 GMT


Official teaser posters for "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" have been unleashed. Each comes with different colors and weapons to represent the Turtle heroes. Michelangelo holds nunchuck, Donatello carries staff, Raphael clutches sai, and Leonardo wields sword.

The movie is directed by Jonathan Liebesman and co-produced by Michael Bay. The four turtles are motion-captured by Alan Ritchson, Noel Fisher, Jeremy Howard, and Pete Ploszek, while their sensei Splinter was portrayed on set by Danny Woodburn.
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NBC Launches Online Initiative to Seek Aspiring Comedy Writers for New Series

April 09, 2014 02:08:23 GMT


NBC is looking for fresh ideas for new comedy series by launching a talent-search initiative. Dubbed "NBC Comedy Playground", the campaign invites up-and-coming writers to pitch their sitcom ideas.

Aspiring writers are encouraged to submit up to two video samples (5-10 minutes each) of previous work and up to two original video pitches (2-5 minutes per pitch) to www.nbccomedyplayground.com. Ten finalists will receive funding from NBC to produce pilot presentations based on their original pitch. Two winners will then be given series orders for summer 2015 premiere.
News > Music News

Eminem and Rihanna Set to Bring 'The Monster' to MTV Movie Awards

April 09, 2014 02:08:03 GMT


Eminem and Rihanna have been added to the line-up of performers for the upcoming MTV Movie Awards. The Detroit rapper and the Bajan beauty are set to reunite for the live performance of their latest collaboration hit, "The Monster".

This will mark Em and RiRi's first time to sing the "MMLP2" track live. However, this won't be their first time to take the stage at the annual event. Eminem played a medley of "We Made You" and "Crack a Bottle" in 2009 while Rihanna teamed up with Jay-Z for their hit "Umbrella" in 2007.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Khloe Kardashian Shares Photo of North West Holding Her Chanel Earring

April 09, 2014 01:55:52 GMT


North West apparently likes her auntie's earring. On Tuesday, April 8, Khloe Kardashian shared a cute photo of baby Nori's hand holding her Chanel earring. The "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star captioned the photo, "This little cutie stole my earring! I ain't mad at you North! #AuntieKoKo."

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's daughter has received various gifts from designers, but the baby's mother recently told People that comfort was the most important. "North has actually not worn anything designer yet! Comfort is everything. Kids get dirty. She'll spit up. She moves around so much. I saw this one cute dress that was $500 and I was like, 'Absolutely not!' I just want her in little onesies or leggings," Kim said.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Paris Hilton Sues Shoe Company for Owing Her Royalties

April 09, 2014 00:26:11 GMT


Paris Hilton did not get the money she was promised for and therefore launched a lawsuit. The socialite named New York-based Antebi Footwear Group in her breach-of-contract lawsuit which was filed in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday, April 8.

Hilton made a deal with Anteby in 2009 allowing them to use her name to sell high-end women's heels. Her company Paris Hilton Entertainment designed the Paris Hilton Footwear collection of stilettos, flats, wedges and other footwear for the company. She is now suing the shoe company for $1 million plus, alleging she was promised $720,000 minimum in royalties but has received only half of it.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Kirsten Dunst Angers Feminists With Gender Role Comments

April 09, 2014 00:14:48 GMT


Kirsten Dunst's opinion did not sit well with the feminists. The "Marie Antoinette" star was making comments on gender roles in the May issue of Harper's Bazaar U.K. and she chose to be traditional.

"I feel like the feminine has been a little undervalued," she told the magazine. "We all have to get our own jobs and make our own money, but staying at home, nurturing, being the mother, cooking - it's a valuable thing my mom created."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Jennie Garth Flipped the Bird After Pals Denied Entry to Nightclub

April 08, 2014 23:59:32 GMT


Jennie Garth flipped the bird to photographers outside DBA nightclub on Monday, April 7 night. The actress was furious when some of his friends were denied entry to the popular Hollywood hotspot.

According to TMZ, Garth went to the nightclub with 2 white girlfriends and 3 black men just before midnight. While the girls were allowed to go inside, the bouncers stopped the men from entering the venue. The men were told they needed to wait in line.
News > TV News

'Game of Thrones' Renewed Through Season 6

April 08, 2014 23:40:14 GMT


HBO has renewed its current most popular series, "Game of Thrones", for two more seasons. The fifth and sixth series have been commissioned following the site-crashing premiere of season 4.

"Raise a glass of Dornish wine," the renewal was announced on the series' Facebook page. "Game of Thrones is renewed for Seasons 5 and 6. Send a raven and spread the word across the realm."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Paul Rudd Being Pimped Out on NY Street for $1

April 08, 2014 23:12:11 GMT


Paul Rudd was being pimped out on the street of New York by comedian Billy Eichner. In a new Funny or Die video, strangers were asked whether or not they would have sex with the actor in exchange of $1.

"Paul and I are going to run around and find out which New Yorkers would like to have sex with a charming and absolutely adorable Paul Rudd," Eichner said in the intro. "Are you ready Paul?" Rudd answered with a simple "Yeah".
 
 
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