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May 29, 2014

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Tom Cruise Hits Three Countries in 24 Hours to Premiere 'Edge of Tomorrow'

May 29, 2014 09:30:41 GMT


Tom Cruise spent a day of his life in three countries. The actor and his "Edge of Tomorrow" co-star Emily Blunt hit London, Paris and New York in 24 hours on Wednesday, May 28 to premiere their latest movie.

The red carpet odyssey kicked off in London at 6:30 A.M. Looking dapper in a three-piece outfit, he jokingly said that the idea of three-cities premiere in 24 hours was just as wild as fighting aliens in the film.
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Harry Styles Reportedly 'Furious' After Video of Bandmates Smoking a Joint Surfaced


May 29, 2014 09:25:13 GMT


Harry Styles is not happy following negative headlines surrounding One Direction. On Tuesday, May 27, a video of Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik smoking an apparent joint emerged online, tarnishing the image of the mega popular group.

A source then told The Sun (via Mirror) that the curly-haired singer was angry at his bandmates for their behavior. "Harry is annoyed about the whole debacle. This should be one of the biggest weeks of the band's career with the launch of their UK stadium tour. Instead it has been taken over by this controversy. Harry thinks it was a stupid and reckless thing for Louis to allow to be filmed in the first place," the source explained.
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Adam Sandler Explains Why He Won't Host 'Saturday Night Live'

May 29, 2014 09:24:50 GMT


Adam Sandler won't follow the footsteps of fellow "Saturday Night Live" alumni who have returned to host the show. Speaking with another former "SNL" cast member Norm Macdonald during his podcast, the "Grown Ups" star explained why he would never host the NBC long-running series.

"Why should I?" he responded after Macdonald asked him, "Why won't you host the show?" The 47-year-old actor continued, "I don't know how good it would be. I'm slow now." He added that "there are guys who love doing it, who are great at doing it," but he's not sure that he could do it well "I just don't know how good I'd be doing it. I did what I could do on that show," he said.
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'Jurassic World' Plot Details Revealed by Director Colin Trevorrow

May 29, 2014 09:15:31 GMT


New details about "Jurassic World" have been revealed. Responding to plot details that leaked last week, the film's director Colin Trevorrow did an interview with /Film to clarify some reports that sparked controversy amongst fans.

"Last week was discouraging for everyone on our crew - not because we want to hide things from the fans, but because we're working so hard to create something full of surprises," Trevorrow told the site.
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Gwyneth Paltrow Speaks of Online Haters' 'Dehumanizing' Comments

May 29, 2014 08:52:46 GMT


Gwyneth Paltrow said she needed some time before she could ignore hateful comments posted on the internet. The actress talked about her experience with online haters prior to her appearance at the Code Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. on Tuesday, May 27.

"The internet is an amazing opportunity, socially," the actress said. However, some people use their ability to go anonymous in the World Wide Web to leave hurtful comments about others. In the interview with Re/code which hosted the event, the mother of two likened her experience with online haters with surviving a war.
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HBO Orders Danny McBride's New Comedy Series 'Vice Principals'

May 29, 2014 08:13:57 GMT


HBO enters into a new business partnership with Danny McBride after "Eastbound & Down" ended its run on the network in November 2013. The premium cable channel has given a straight-to-series order of 18 episodes for comedy series "Vice Principals" created by McBride and Jody Hill.

"Danny McBride and Jody Hill have created a smart, rowdy and unpredictable style of comedy that we can't get enough of," says Michael Lombardo, president of HBO Programming. "The idea of them setting their minds on high school was irresistible."
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Justin Timberlake's Instagram Photo Sparks Palestinian Fans' Anger

May 29, 2014 08:09:30 GMT


Some Palestinian fans apparently got angry over Justin Timberlake's Instagram post. Prior to his concert in Tel Aviv on May 28, the award-winning singer shared a photo of him at the Western Wall. He captioned the snap, "The Holy Land... What an experience. I will never forget this day. #Israel."

Some fans who do not like the post voiced their opinion in the comment section. One Instagram user wrote, "There was never an Israel, this was always Palestine." Another wrote, "Israel is defiantly not holy land. they kill [Palestinians] every single day for nothing!"
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One Direction Fans Shred, Burn Concert Tickets Following Smoking Weed Video

May 29, 2014 07:57:16 GMT


Many fans were left angered after a video showing One Direction's Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik smoking weed in Peru arrived online earlier this week. Some of those Directioners have expressed their disappointment by destroying tickets to the British boyband's upcoming concerts.

The fans then took to social media to share photos of them ripping up and burning their tickets. "Just ripped up my One Direction tickets because Zayn and Louis smoke weed. I hate this band so much," a fan who went by Gagationer tweeted, captioning an image of completely shredded tickets.
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LeVar Burton's Kickstarter Campaign to Revive 'Reading Rainbow' Already Surpasses Goal

May 29, 2014 07:47:04 GMT


LeVar Burton's attempt to reboot "Reading Rainbow" has received a lot of support. The actor, who hosted the children's show, launched a Kickstarter campaign on Wednesday, May 28, asking fans to help raise $1 million by July 2 to fund the project. In less than 24 hours, the campaign has garnered more than $1.5 million.

Burton's vision for the new version of "Reading Rainbow" is to make it available to any children via Internet. He also plans to create a specialized classroom version and deliver it for free to schools in need.
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'The Good Wife' and 'Fargo' Dominate 2014 Critics' Choice TV Awards Nominations

May 29, 2014 07:09:57 GMT


The Broadcast Television Journalists Association has announced the nominees for the fourth annual Critics' Choice Television Awards. Dominating the list are CBS' "The Good Wife" and "The Big Bang Theory", FX's "Fargo", Showtime's "Masters of Sex" and HBO's "The Normal Heart" with five apiece.

"Good Wife" and "Masters of Sex" are vying for Best Drama Series. Their competitors include the critically acclaimed "The Americans", "Breaking Bad" and "True Detective". These two shows also have its stars Julianna Margulies and Lizzy Caplan respectively battling it out against Vera Farmiga ("Bates Motel"), Tatiana Maslany ("Orphan Black"), Keri Russell ("The Americans") and Robin Wright Penn ("House of Cards") for the best drama actress title.
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Bethenny Frankel Says Jason Hoppy Would 'Destroy' Her

May 29, 2014 07:06:54 GMT


Bethenny Frankel is fighting her estranged husband Jason Hoppy over the custody of their 4-year-old daughter Bryn. The former star of "The Real Housewives of New York City" and the father of her daughter showed up in court in New York City on Wednesday, May 28. Frenkel is seeking primary custody of the little girl while Hoppy wants joint custody.

During the court session, Frenkel claimed that Hoppy threatened to "destroy" her when she wanted to go separate ways. "If you don't want to be with me and you're ending this marriage, I want nothing to do with you ever again. I'm going to destroy you," Hoppy allegedly told her, as reported by New York Daily News. "You're already losing fans. I'm going to ruin you."
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Austin Mahone Previews 'Shadow' Music Video

May 29, 2014 06:55:10 GMT


Austin Mahone has teased the upcoming music video for his new track "Shadow" with a preview. Arriving on Wednesday, May 28, the thirty-second teaser shows the 18-year-old hearttrob performing the beautiful ballad while playing his guitar.

In another scene, he's seen interacting with some of his fans and taking some photographs with them. There's still no official word on when the visuals, which was shot earlier this month in London, will be released.
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Photo of Kate Middleton's Bare Butt Published by German Magazine

May 29, 2014 05:22:16 GMT


A photo of Kate Middleton's bare butt has made its way out to public. A German magazine Bild published the photo on Tuesday, May 27 and likened the Duchess of Cambridge with "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" stars who are famous for their curvy figures.

The photo was taken during the duchess' recent Royal Tour of New Zealand and Australia. It shows Prince William guiding his wife after exiting the helicopter during a visit to Winmalee, Australia on April 17. The mother of one had a Marilyn Monroe moment when the wind from the helicopter blew her dress, exposing her lower body part.
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Axl Rose Responds to Being Placed First on World's Greatest Singers List

May 29, 2014 04:52:44 GMT


Axl Rose recently topped the World's Greatest Singers list after a chart by ConcertHotels.com showed that he had a vocal range that spanned nearly six octaves. The Guns N' Roses vocalist has now responded to the new milestone in a letter to Spin, saying that "it's very flattering and humbling to be included in such an illustrious ensemble."

"From what I could tell, the original article was for the most part only talking about the professionally recorded vocal range of the singers they compared calling the entire group 'The World's Greatest Singers'," wrote Rose, who beat the likes of Mariah Carey, Prince and Steven Tyler in the list.
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Man Arrested at 'Maleficent' Hollywood Premiere for Attacking Brad Pitt

May 29, 2014 04:27:00 GMT


The star-studded premiere of "Maleficent" at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood on Wednesday, May 28 was marred by a little incident involving celebrity guest Brad Pitt. The actor, who looked sharp in an all-black outfit, was walking down the blue carpet when a man suddenly jumped over a barrier and rushed at Pitt.

The man reportedly touched the "12 Years a Slave" star's face before being wrestled by security guards and led away by police. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ that the man is currently being detained by LAPD and will be booked for misdemeanor battery. Police have not released the identity of the man but multiple witnesses said the man who attacked Pitt was serial prankster Vitalii Sediuk.
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Robert Pattinson Says He and Kristen Stewart Are Still in Touch

May 29, 2014 04:17:19 GMT


Robert Pattinson is on the cover of The Hollywood Reporter's latest issue. The actor, who is popular for playing sexy vampire Edward Cullen in "Twilight" movies, wears a simple white shirt and spaces out on the magazine's front page. In an accompanying interview, the British star discusses the hype surrounding the movie and briefly mentions Kristen Stewart.

Two years ago, their relationship was on the rocks after she was seen kissing a director. They tried to rekindle their romance, but eventually decided to split. When asked if they are still in contact, he blithely replies, "Oh, yeah."
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Lana Del Rey Denies Earning $2.8M Singing at KimYe's Wedding: I Did It for Free

May 29, 2014 04:01:21 GMT


Lana Del Rey has squashed earlier reports suggesting that Kanye West and Kim Kardashian paid her $2.8 million for performing at their rehearsal dinner. The singer said that she didn't even receive a penny from the famous couple following the gig at the exclusive event.

Del Rey made the revelation during an encounter with a TMZ cameraman at LAX earlier this week. When asked how much the cameraman had to pay to have her sing at his wedding, the 27-year-old entertainer said, "I'd do it for free just like I did this one."
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Jason Bateman, Tina Fey Are Siblings in 'This Is Where I Leave You' Trailer

May 29, 2014 03:44:26 GMT


Jason Bateman takes center stage in a dysfunctional family comedy "This Is Where I Leave You" which first trailer has just been released. Bateman stars as Judd who had everything going on in his life until he caught his wife in bed with his boss.

The following days got worse as he found out from his sister that their father had passed away. But once the family gathered, comical things ensued. His mother got a set of fake new breasts which Judd described as "bionic." In respect of his father's dying wishes, the four siblings stayed under one roof as a family and the first thing they did was to sit together in awkward silence.
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First Trailer for FX's 'The Strain' From Guillermo del Toro

May 29, 2014 03:36:06 GMT


FX has finally released the first trailer for its new series "The Strain" that shares actual footage from the show. While it doesn't give away many plot details, it does hint at a viral outbreak that begins when a plane lands at John F. Kennedy International Airport with its passengers mysteriously collapsing.

"They're all dead," says a man checking on the passengers before one passenger suddenly breathes again. "I've seen this disease before. All the passengers must be destroyed," David Bradley's Professor Abraham Setrakian says, stressing how serious the situation is.
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Sam Smith Opens Up About Sexuality and Unrequited Love

May 29, 2014 03:09:35 GMT


Sam Smith talks about sexuality and love life in a candid interview with The Fader. The British singer-songwriter, who is openly gay, tells the magazine that his debut album "In the Lonely Hour" is actually about a man who does not love him back.

"I've never been in a relationship before," he says in the interview, which is published in the magazine's June/July issue. "I've only been in unrequited relationships where people haven't loved me back. I guess I'm a little bit attracted to that in a bad way."
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Lady GaGa Cancels Concerts due to 'Horrible Bronchitis'

May 29, 2014 02:56:41 GMT


Lady GaGa decided to cancel two concerts due to an illness. The Mother monster was first forced to call off her show at Key Arena in Seattle on Wednesday night, May 28 just hours before it was supposed to take place.

The same illness also prompted the singer to scrap another concert scheduled for Friday, May 30 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada. Promoter Live Nations has told fans to retain their tickets as the two shows will be rescheduled and new dates are going to be announced soon.
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'World War Z 2' Moves Forward With Steven Knight on Script

May 29, 2014 02:53:59 GMT


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The sequel of "World War Z" is moving forward with a scribe attached. Steven Knight, who was nominated for Oscar in 2004 for "Dirty Pretty Things", has been tapped to write the script of "World War Z 2".

Brad Pitt was the first to reveal that there will be a sequel to the zombie apocalypse movie. Back in September 2013, the actor said a follow-up was in development and he would love to reprise his role as the United Nations agent Gerry Lane. "We have so many ideas and so much information - we think we have a lot of stuff to mine from," he said at that time, adding, "We gotta get the script right first to determine if we go further."
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'Clueless' Star Stacey Dash Hired as Commentator on Fox News

May 29, 2014 02:19:55 GMT


Stacey Dash, who is best known for starring opposite Alicia Silverstone in 1995's movie "Clueless" and its TV spin-off, has landed a permanent gig on Fox News. The 47-year-old actress joins the news channel as a paid contributor to offer cultural analysis and commentary on various daytime and primetime programs.

"Stacey is an engaging conversationalist whose distinctive viewpoints among her Hollywood peers have spawned national debates," says Bill Shine, network executive vp news. "We're pleased to have her join Fox News." She joins Fox's contributors which include Karl Rove, James Carville, George Will, Dennis Miller and Sarah Palin.
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Maya Angelou Dies at 86, Stars Pay Tribute

May 29, 2014 02:15:30 GMT


Many Hollywood stars mourn the death of Maya Angelou, a poet and author who passed away at the age of 86 on Wednesday, May 28 at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. "She was a warrior for equality, tolerance and peace. The family is extremely appreciative of the time we had with her and we know that she is looking down upon us with love," read a statement from her family.

Shortly after the sad news emerged, social media were flooded with tribute to the beloved figure. "Saddened by the news of Maya Angelou's passing. A brilliant woman who contributed so much to the world. Her light will be sorely missed," Pharrell Williams tweeted.
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Demi Moore's Daughter Scout Willis Went Topless to Protest Instagram


May 29, 2014 02:13:09 GMT


Scout Willis is making headlines for freeing her nipples in protest of Instagram's nudity policy. The 22-year-old daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis posted a couple of photos of her strolling around topless in New York City on Tuesday, May 27.

Willis was intrigued by the fact that Instagram deleted pictures of women breastfeeding and breast cancer survivors. She set a mission to free the nipples and see whether the photo-sharing site would take her photos down. "Legal in NYC but not on @instagram," she captioned a photo of her shopping for flowers wearing only a skirt and a pair of shoes. She posted another daring photo of her walking the street with the caption, "What @instagram won't let you see #FreeTheNipple."
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Coldplay's 'Ghost Stories' Tops Billboard 200 With 2014's Biggest Sales Week

May 29, 2014 01:58:12 GMT


Coldplay's latest album, "Ghost Stories", has arrived at No. 1 on Billboard 200. Nielsen SoundScan reports that the record, which marks the British act's fourth No. 1 LP on the chart, takes the top slot after selling 383,000 copies in its first week.

That's the biggest sales week for this year, easily surpassing Eric Church's "The Outsiders" that opened with 288,000 back in early February. That is also the largest sales week for any album since Beyonce Knowles' self-titled set "Beyonce" debuted at No. 1 with 617,000 last December.
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Chelsea Handler to End E! Talk Show in August

May 29, 2014 01:49:58 GMT


E! has set an end date for Chelsea Handler's talk show. "Chelsea Lately" will wrap up its seven-year run on Tuesday, August 26 at 11 P.M. with an hour-long live final episode following a "month-long celebration of special episodes and surprise guests."

"I myself am more surprised than anyone that I was able to hold down a job for seven years, and it was a fantastic seven years," Handler said in a statement released on Wednesday, May 28. "I will always look back at my time on E! as most people look back at their time in college. I'm glad I went."
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Anthony Mackie Pursues Jesse Owens Role in Passion Project

May 29, 2014 01:26:40 GMT


"Captain America: The Winter Soldier" star Anthony Mackie is on track to play another living legend. Like many filmmakers, the 35-year-old actor is pursuing a Jesse Owens biopic in which he will portray the so-called "greatest and most famous athlete in track and field history".

According to Deadline, playing Owens is a passion project of Mackie. He has worked together with "We Are Marshall" writer Jamie Linden to produce the movie that uses a script written under their supervision by George Olson. Together with Jason Spire, Mackie and Linden will soon shop the project to distributors. They were hoping for a start date later this year in Germany.
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Evan Rachel Wood and Jamie Bell End Marriage

May 29, 2014 00:38:35 GMT


Evan Rachel Wood and Jamie Bell ended their nine-year romance. The couple, who welcomed their first child in July last year, announced that they have ended their marriage.

"Evan Rachel Wood and Jamie Bell have decided to separate," a representative told several media outlets. "They both love and respect one another and will of course remain committed to co-parenting their son. This is a mutual decision and the two remain close friends."
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Angelina Jolie and Beyonce Knowles Among Forbes' 100 Most Powerful Women

May 28, 2014 17:45:33 GMT


Actress Angelina Jolie and songstress Beyonce Knowles are among the most powerful women this year according to Forbes. The magazine ranks the fiercest females based on their wealth, media presence, spheres of influence, and social impact.

The "Maleficent" star who serves as a special envoy for UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) lands at No. 50 on the list. But Queen Bey is ranked much higher at No. 17. She is recognized for the success of her unprecedented self-titled visual album, her Mrs. Carter Show tour, and many more.
 
 
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