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May 23, 2014

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Tiffany Thornton Takes Kids Away Because of Husband's Drinking Problem

May 23, 2014 09:23:31 GMT


Tiffany Thornton, who was accused of abducting her young children by her musician husband Chris Carney, apparently took them away because she was worried about their safety. According to a report by TMZ, Chris' mother Ruth Carney said that her son's drunken behavior contributed to the former Disney star's action.

Ruth, who is the mayor of Hot Springs, Arkansas, told the site that Chris had drinking problems and was admitted to a rehab facility to seek help. He, however, recently relapsed and "went crazy." According to the report, Ruth was with Tiffany and the children in L.A. when Chris got drunk. Ruth then took Tiffany and the babies to Tiffany's parents in Texas. Ruth said that Chris knew about the trip because Tiffany talked to him via FaceTime.
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Austin Mahone Debuts 'All I Ever Need' Official Music Video

May 23, 2014 09:03:59 GMT


Austin Mahone gave Mahomies around the world a special present on Thursday, May 22. The singer dropped the official music video for his single called "All I Ever Need", and it is basically a tribute to his fans.

The clip features some footage of his live performances. It shows hundreds of young female Mahomies attending the star's concerts, packing the street around his hotel and greeting him as he makes his way out of an airport. The video also gives a look at the Texas-born teen's getting emotional when he sees how much his fans care about him.
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'So You Think You Can Dance' Season 11 Promo: It's Hot

May 23, 2014 08:56:25 GMT


"Dancing with the Stars" has just wrapped up its 18th season on ABC, and "So You Think You Can Dance" is gearing up to kick off its 11th edition on FOX. Hyping up the upcoming summer return of its dance competition, FOX has released a promo video that touts this installment as being "hot."

The video previews a pair's sultry performance and some other sexy numbers that get the judges "fired up." At one point, judge Nigel Lythgoe praises a contestant who "smoldered" on the dance floor.
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Candice Swanepoel Tops Maxim's Hot 100 List for 2014

May 23, 2014 08:36:35 GMT


Candice Swanepoel places first at Maxim's Hot 100 list for 2014. The South African-born model snags the top spot after defeating other beautiful ladies such as Scarlett Johansson, who is placed second, and Katy Perry who is on the third place.

The magazine announced the top spot placer in a Twitter post. A sexy photo of Swanepoel sizzling on the beach is also attached in the post. "It's a huge honor to be Maxim's no. 1, among so many beautiful and talented women. It's a great feeling," she tells the magazine.
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Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace Blasts Arcade Fire's 'We Exist' Music Video

May 23, 2014 08:18:34 GMT


Laura Jane Grace is not a fan of Arcade Fire's "We Exist" music video. The singer criticizes Win Butler and Co.'s decision to hire "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" actor Andrew Garfield to star as a transgender in the visuals.

"Dear Arcade Fire, maybe when making a video for a song called 'We Exist' you should get an actual 'trans' actor instead of Spider-Man?" the member of punk band Against Me! tweeted on Thursday, May 22.
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Netflix in Talks to Develop Royal Drama About Queen Elizabeth II

May 23, 2014 07:58:35 GMT


Netflix and Sony Pictures Television are in negotiations for a potential new original series "The Crown". The drama will focus on the weekly audiences Queen Elizabeth II has given to prime ministers since her accession in 1952.

The British royal drama is inspired by 2013's play "The Audience" written by Peter Morgan and directed by Stephen Daldry. Helen Mirren starred as Queen Elizabeth II in the play and the role earned her the Laurence Olivier Award for best actress.
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Heidi Klum, Michelle Rodriguez Dazzle at 2014 amfAR Gala

May 23, 2014 07:49:48 GMT


Many Hollywood stars dressed to impress at amfAR's 2014 Cinema Against AIDS Gala which took place at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes, France. Heidi Klum, for example, looked beautiful at the Thursday, May 22 event wearing a light blue floor-length piece by Versace. She flashed her toned legs with the dress which features a high slit. The German supermodel completed her looks with Bulgari jewels.

Michelle Rodriguez, meanwhile, sported an elegant black dress by Elisabetta Franchi. The floor-length piece hugged her figure perfectly as she posed for the cameras. The "Fast and Furious 6" actress tied her long hair. She also wore a bracelet by Avakian at the event.
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Rupert Grint Debuts New Song 'Lightning' From 'Postman Pat: The Movie'


May 23, 2014 07:18:33 GMT


Rupert Grint has made a contribution to the soundtrack of his new film, "Postman Pat: The Movie". The Ron Weasley of "Harry Potter" franchise recorded a song titled "Lightning" and he debuted it on Thursday, May 22.

"Lightning" is a catchy pop tune in which the British actor showcases his singing skills. "Give me just a little time/ I swear I'm gonna steal your mind/ Making it seem easy/ Why you playing hard to get?" he sings. "You don't wanna mess with me/ You don't wanna get struck by lightning."
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Alfonso Cuaron Eyed to Direct 'The Shining' Prequel

May 23, 2014 06:49:28 GMT


It looks like Alfonso Cuaron gets not just one but two offers at Warner Bros. The "Gravity" helmer was previously rumored being in talks to direct "Harry Potter" spin-off "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them", and now Schmoes Know reports he is being offered to helm a prequel to horror classic "The Shining".

The project is reportedly called "The Overlook Hotel". Glen Mazzara, the former showrunner on "The Walking Dead", is in talks to write the script. Laeta Kalogridis ("Shutter Island"), Bradley Fischer ("Black Swan"), and James Vanderbilt ("Zodiac") serve as producers.
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Kim Kardashian Enjoys 'Last Supper' With Friends in Paris

May 23, 2014 06:46:48 GMT


Kim Kardashian just had a night out with her girlfriends in Paris. The reality star, who is getting married to Kanye West this weekend, shared photos from the fun night on her Instagram on Thursday, May 22.

In one photo, the "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star can be seen being surrounded by her gal pals and sisters Khloe Kardashian, Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner. She stood in the middle of the group as they posed in front of a dining table. "I'm so lucky! I have the best friends in the whole wide world! #ParisNights #LastSupper," she captioned the photo.
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Video: Teen Recreates Michael Jackson's 'Billie Jean' Dance on Talent Show

May 23, 2014 06:41:46 GMT


Brett Nichols has become an internet sensation after nailing Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean" dance routine at his school's talent show. A video of his performance has been viewed more than 8 million times after it was uploaded on YouTube earlier this week.

The performance did not only help the 17-year-old Californian student win the local talent show, but also has caught the attention of MJ's estate. According to TMZ, the executors were blown away by Nichols' performance and sent him an invitation for him and his family to attend a performance of Michael Jackson ONE in Las Vegas.
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Jennifer Lopez Gets Steamy With Model David Gandy in 'First Love' Video Teaser

May 23, 2014 06:33:41 GMT


Jennifer Lopez is readying a music video for her newest single, "First Love". David Gandy, a British supermodel who has been hired to play the 44-year-old diva's on-screen lover, recently teased the upcoming visuals with a photo he shared on Facebook.

In the black-and-white picture, Lopez is seen hugging the hunky model. The video was shot in a California desert outside of Los Angeles earlier this month by famed photographer Anthony Mandler.
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Rihanna Reacts to Charlie Sheen's Rant, He Quickly Fires Back

May 23, 2014 06:33:06 GMT


The war is on. After Charlie Sheen's angry rant in which he called her a "village idiot," Rihanna changed her profile background picture on Twitter to a photoshopped image of her signing an autograph for the "Anger Management" actor whose head is mockingly placed on a smaller body.

The Bajan songstress also posted a cryptic message, "If that old queen don't get ha diapers out of a bunch..." She additionally wrote , "When im about to go off and my subconscious be like: Nah, chill B," to caption a picture of herself wearing a pink wig, which was previously dissed by Charlie.
News > Movie News

'Fast and Furious 7' Reshoots Cause $50M Over-Budget

May 23, 2014 05:56:20 GMT


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The production cost of "Fast and Furious 7" is ballooning significantly. The Hollywood Reporter learns that the movie was originally budgeted at $200 million, but now it's predicted to soar past $250 million after months of delay following the tragic death of one of its main cast members Paul Walker.

While the story doesn't drastically change and the crew mostly remains the same, the producers need extra work to complete Walker scene in the best way possible. Words are, the producers use Walker's brother, Caleb, primarily for body size and mannerisms and the other brother, Cody, for the eyes. A third individual, an unnamed actor, is hired for the acting performance.
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Video: 'Duck Dinasty' Phil Robertson Makes Anti-Gay Statement Again


May 23, 2014 05:48:03 GMT


"Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson has made anti-gay remarks again. The reality TV star talked about his controversial statement published in GQ last December, in which he likened homosexual behavior to bestiality, and spoke against media during an Easter sermon at Whites Ferry Road Church in his hometown of West Monroe, La.

"They were mad at me," he said. "You say, 'Why'd they get mad at you?' Cause, instead of acknowledging their sin, like you had better do, they railed against me for giving them the truth about their sins. Don't deceive yourselves."
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Maria Menounos Officially Leaves 'Extra' for E!

May 23, 2014 05:11:15 GMT


Maria Menounos officially joins E!. After months of speculation that she would leave "Extra" for the NBCUniversal-owned channel, the 35-year-old actress/journalist has inked a multi-year agreement with E! Entertainment. As part of the deal, Menounos will host a new one-hour entertainment news magazine series, "Untold with Maria Menounos". She will also appear on "Live From E!", upcoming specials, as well other projects across all platforms.

"As we continue to expand E!'s dynamic news programming line-up, we're so excited to have Maria join the E! team to help drive the growth and expansion of E! as the global entertainment news leader," says Cyndi McClellan, President, Network Strategy & E! News, E!. "With her undeniable charisma and deep industry relationships, Maria has a huge fan following as one of the premiere entertainment news personalities in Hollywood today."
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Shakira's 'La La La (Brazil 2014)' Music Video Stars Beau Gerard Pique, Son Milan

May 23, 2014 04:47:23 GMT


Shakira has released a music video for "La La La (Brazil 2014)", her newest World Cup anthem. For the new visuals, which was dropped on Thursday, May 22, the Latin singer recruited a number of soccer players including boyfriend Gerard Pique to make cameos in it.

Shak's beau is seen flashing a huge smile and happily singing a little part of the song alongside his Barcelona teammates like Cesc Fabregas, Lionel Messi and Neymar. Also making a guest appearance in the clip is Milan, the songstress' son with Pique.
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Charlie Sheen Would Love to Return for 'Two and a Half Men' Series Finale

May 23, 2014 04:25:07 GMT


Charlie Sheen wants to return to "Two and a Half Men" to help send off the show. Asked for comment about the show's cancellation, the actor says, "I hope they invite me into the final episode."

The "Anger Management" star was fired from the CBS sitcom in 2011 following his public insults toward producer Chuck Lorre. Sheen had several times slammed his replacement Ashton Kutcher, but this time he refused to comment when a reporter said that "Ashton is pretty boring." He simply responded, "He's on the best job he could."
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'Big Hero 6' Gets Hilarious New Teaser Trailer

May 23, 2014 04:13:10 GMT


A new teaser trailer for the upcoming animated movie "Big Hero 6" based on Marvel properties is unleashed. While the previous sneak peek only showed a brief glimpse at Hiro Hamada's work, this one offers a much-longer sneak peek at the child prodigy trying to transform his chubby plain robot into a muscled and tough-looking machine. The result is hilarious.

From the creators of "Frozen (2013)" and "Wreck-It Ralph", the film is directed by Don Hall ("Winnie the Pooh") and Chris Williams ("Bolt"). Jamie Chung, T.J. Miller, and Maya Rudolph are among the voice cast. It's scheduled to arrive Stateside November 7 this year before hitting theaters overseas starting February 13, 2015.
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'The Shield' Actor Michael Jace Formally Charged With Murder

May 23, 2014 04:08:14 GMT


Actor Michael Jace is officially charged with murder after he fatally shot his wife earlier this week. A spokesperson for the prosecutors told media on Thursday, May 22 that the former star of FX's "The Shield" was charged with one count of murder with a gun in connection to the shooting.

Jace's arraignment is scheduled for June 18 per his lawyer's request. His bail is set at $2 million. The actor may spend 50 years to life in state prison if convicted.
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Kanye West, Imagine Dragons Among Headliners of Jay-Z's 'Made in America'

May 23, 2014 03:42:36 GMT


The line-up of performers for Jay-Z-curated Budweiser Made in America Festival has been announced. Kanye West will be among headliners at the annual summer event which will be held for the third time in a row in Philadelphia .

The rapper will be joined by fellow performers including Kings of Leon, DJ Tiesto, The National, Pharrell Williams, J. Cole, Chromeo, City and Colour and Awolnation among others.
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'Jurassic World' Map Leaks

May 23, 2014 03:37:04 GMT


"Jurassic Park" fans get a nice surprise as a map for upcoming movie "Jurassic World" hits the web. It reveals which dinosaurs return for the next installment and what kind of attractions is added to it. There are Triceratops Territory, T-Rex Kingdom, Mosasaurus Feeding Show, Gentle Giants Petting Zoo, Underwater Observatory, and many more.

Chris Pratt plays the male lead, and Bryce Dallas Howard portrays the leading lady. They are joined in the cast by the likes of Omar Sy, Irrfan Khan, Ty Simpkins, Nick Robinson, Jake Johnson, and Vincent D'Onofrio among others. Filming is currently underway in Hawaii.
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Video: Julia Roberts, Ashton Kutcher, Matthew McConaughey Read Mean Tweets on 'JKL'

May 23, 2014 03:24:51 GMT


Jimmy Kimmel made more celebrities read mean tweets about themselves on his show. Julia Roberts didn't seem to be bothered by the tweet which read, "There are people who think Julia Roberts is hot!? Her gigantic mouth looks like it will devour an elephant in one bite."

The Oscar-winning actress laughed it off and even said, "Thank you @kemotherapy7 and good luck." The said Twitter user responded after his tweet was read on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!", writing, "OMG I FINALLY MADE CELEBRITY MEAN TWEETS!!! That was the only reason I made a twitter!"
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Former Police Officer Says Tupac Shakur's Last Words Were 'F**k You'

May 23, 2014 03:02:01 GMT


Eighteen years after Tupac Shakur was fatally shot in Las Vegas, a former police officer who first responded to the scene opened up about the rap superstar's last words before he lost consciousness. Chris Carroll, who was with the Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's bike patrol unit, shared the story to Las Vegas weekly newspaper Vegas Seven on Wednesday, May 21.

Carroll, who served for 23 years before retiring in December 2010, said that he found Shakur bleeding in a car while the rapper's friend Marion "Suge" Knight, who was also injured, kept calling out his name. Back then, Carroll kept asking Shakur the name of the shooter when he was still conscious.
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Robin Thicke's New Album Is Scheduled for July

May 23, 2014 02:44:30 GMT


A new Robin Thicke album is coming out later this year. The R&B superstar announced the release date of his seventh studio effort in a short video that he uploaded to Instagram on Thursday, May 22.

The yet-to-be-titled LP is scheduled to arrive on July 1 via Star Trak/Interscope Records. According to some reports, the record was written and produced entirely by the singer himself. It has so far spawned a single titled "Get Her Back", which fans believe was written by Thicke with estranged wife Paula Patton in mind.
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Katharine McPhee Divorcing Nick Cokas 7 Months After She Was Caught Cheating

May 23, 2014 02:23:24 GMT


Katharine McPhee has filed for a divorce from husband Nick Cokas after six years of marriage. In a statement, the former "Smash" star insisted that they would remain friends despite the split.

"After six years of marriage, and having been separated for the past year, Katharine McPhee has filed for a dissolution of marriage from Nick Cokas," a rep for McPhee told PEOPLE on Thursday, May 22. "The two have an amicable relationship and will remain friends. They ask that people respect their privacy during this time."
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Jennifer Lawrence Accused of Making Rape Joke

May 23, 2014 02:08:52 GMT


Jennifer Lawrence apparently just landed in hot water after she allegedly made a rape joke at a recent event. According to various reports, the Oscar-winning actress was at a party at the Cannes Film Festival hosted by Vanity Fair and Armani over the weekend when she saw "Gravity" director Alfonso Cuaron.

The actress apparently was a big fan of him and was so excited to see him at the event. Screaming, the "X Men: Days of Future Past" star approached the director and reportedly was overheard saying, "I broke out my rape scream for you!"
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Angela Bassett to Direct Whitney Houston Biopic for Lifetime

May 23, 2014 02:04:53 GMT


Whitney Houston is the latest public figure to be highlighted in a new Lifetime movie. The cable channel has announced a biopic under the working title "Whitney Houston" about the late pop diva with Angela Bassett on board as director. The Oscar-nominated actress reportedly will not star in it.

According to a press release, the biopic "chronicles the headline-making relationship between the iconic singer, actress, producer and model, and singer, songwriter Bobby Brown - from the time they first met at the very height of their celebrity, to their courtship and tumultuous marriage. Throughout it all, difficulties followed the superstar couple while they dealt with the overwhelming rewards and consequences of the fame and fortune created by Whitney's meteoric rise that would soon overshadow them both."
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'Clouds of Sils Maria' Trailer Shows Kristen Stewart as Object of Desire

May 23, 2014 01:48:39 GMT


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The first trailer of "Clouds of Sils Maria" was released ahead of its Friday, May 23 premiere at Cannes. Kristen Stewart was in a role that she was never seen before, starring opposite Juliette Binoche and Chloe Moretz.

An aging actress (Binoche) gets insecure as she accepts a role in the play that made her famous in her late teens. This time, she plays an older character while a young star (Moretz) takes over her former role. Stewart plays the older actress' personal assistant who is also her object of desire. "You're jealous. I don't think it's company figures that are keeping you up at night. It's desire, for me I think," Stewart's character says in the trailer.
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Ed Sheeran and a Puppet Star in 'Sing' Official Music Video

May 23, 2014 01:45:44 GMT


Ed Sheeran has debuted the official music video for his newest single, "Sing". Premiered on his Facebook page on Thursday, May 22, the weird clip opens with a truck running out of control before it stops somewhere in the middle of Chinatown.

A puppet version of the British redhead is then seen strolling around the town while being drunk. He sings karaoke and flirts with a girl at a bar before appearing in a white car and asking a group of hot ladies to come with him to a strip club.
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Troian Bellisario Says GQ Bikini Pics Are 'Not Real'

May 23, 2014 01:25:33 GMT


"Pretty Little Liars" star Troian Bellisario went point blank when it came to her and co-stars' sexy pictures on GQ. The 28-year-old said they all seemed to look perfect in the magazine's June issue spread because of Photoshopping.

Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale and Shay Mitchell were photographed wearing bikinis on poolside. "So by now you have seen many a shot from #GQ and many people have said that we were photoshopped ... OF COURSE WE WERE!" Bellisario wrote on Instagram along with a behind-the scene picture of the photoshoot that showed what was real.
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'Godzilla' Helmer Gareth Edwards Hired to Direct 'Star Wars' Spin-Off

May 23, 2014 00:31:49 GMT


Young director Gareth Edwards' name rose after directing box office champion "Godzilla" and now he's tapped to direct a "Star Wars" spin-off. Disney and Lucasfilm made the announcement on the official Star Wars website on Thursday, May 22 but kept the details a secret.

"Ever since I saw Star Wars I knew exactly what I wanted to do for the rest of my life - join the Rebel Alliance!" Edwards said in a statement after the announcement. "I could not be more excited & honored to go on this mission with Lucasfilm."
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Tiffany Thornton Responds to Husband's Accusation of Her Abducting Their Kids

May 23, 2014 00:11:32 GMT


Former Disney star Tiffany Thornton was accused of abducting her own children. Thornton's musician husband Chris Carney said she ran away with their two young sons, 20-month-old Kenneth and 2-month-old Bentley.

Carney filed the report to the Los Angeles Police Department, claiming that Thornton was assisted by his own mother Ruth Carney, who is the mayor of Hot Springs, AR. Carney told the cops that he thought his wife was suffering from postpartum depression and that she was pissed that he was not as religious as her.
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Report: Paul McCartney Hospitalized With Virus Infection

May 22, 2014 17:47:14 GMT


Paul McCartney has canceled more concerts due to illness, and now the latest report from Japanese newspaper Sankei Sports suggests the British musician has checked into a hospital in Tokyo. He's hospitalized after his virus infection reportedly worsened.

The former member of The Beatles was forced to cancel the rest of his shows in Japan after coming down with virus on Friday, May 16. "Doctors have ordered Paul to complete rest and he has been doing all he can to get better," his representative said.
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Charlie Sheen Slams Rihanna for Rejecting to Meet His Girlfriend

May 22, 2014 17:19:55 GMT


Charlie Sheen is furious at Rihanna. He slams her after she refused to meet his fiancee, Scottine or known by her porn name Brett Rossi. The couple dined to celebrate her birthday at the same restaurant as RiRi at Giorgio Baldi in Santa Monica on Wednesday, May 21.

The "Anger Management" actor apparently sent a request over to RiRi's table to meet his girl for a quick introduction since she's a big fan of hers. However, the R&B singer turned them down citing the presence of many paparazzi outside. And Charlie was offended by her rejection.
 
 
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