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May 30, 2014

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AnnaLynne McCord Opens Up About Sexual Assault That Led to Suicidal Thoughts


May 30, 2014 14:38:28 GMT


AnnaLynne McCord reveals a traumatic experience when she was a teen. In an article published in the July issue of Cosmopolitan magazine, the "Nip/Tuck" actress opens up that she was raped by a person she knew. She explains how the incident scarred her, led her to a meltdown, and pushed her to the brink of suicidal.

"When I was 18, I moved to Los Angeles to audition for roles," she recalled. "One night, a guy friend called. He said he needed a good night's sleep for a meeting, as he'd been crashing on someone's couch. I had known him for some time, so I said to come over and I set him up with a clean towel. We sat on the bed and talked for a while, then I fell asleep. When I woke up, he was inside me."
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'Alice in Wonderland' Sequel Adds Rhys Ifans

May 30, 2014 13:24:01 GMT


Rhys Ifans joins "Through the Looking Glass", a sequel to Tim Burton's 2010 box office hit "Alice in Wonderland". The 46-year-old actor is tapped to play Zanik Hightopp, the father of 50-year-old Johnny Depp's character Mad Hatter.

The sequel will come out Stateside on May 27, 2016. James Bobin ("Muppets Most Wanted") serves as a director. Mia Wasikowska and Helena Bonham Carter will reprise their roles as Alice and the Red Queen respectively, while Sacha Baron Cohen will portray the main baddie named Time.
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New 'Stargate' Trilogy Announced With Roland Emmerich on Board to Direct


May 30, 2014 09:20:32 GMT


MGM and Warner Bros. are teaming up to launch a new "Stargate" trilogy. Together with Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin who conceived the sci-fi movie franchise, they will make new feature films that reimagine the 1994 adventure movie with Emmerich on board as director and Devlin set to produce.

MGM's Chairman and CEO Gary Barber said when announcing the news on Thursday, May 29, "We couldn't be more excited to once again partner with Roland and Dean, the world-class creators of the original 'Stargate', to bring their reinvigorated vision of this wildly popular property to audiences of multiple generations. 'Stargate' is one of the biggest titles in MGM's vast library, and we look forward to adding this great franchise to our slate."
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Liberty Ross Reportedly Settles Divorce From Rupert Sanders

May 30, 2014 09:17:33 GMT


Liberty Ross reportedly has settled her divorce from Rupert Sanders. According to a TMZ report, she will receive more than half of the marital assets from her director husband. "He paid her guilt money," a source told the site.

According to a court document submitted on May 22, Sanders gave Liberty his interest in their $2 million Hollywood Hills home. Ross reportedly will walk away with considerable amount of assets after the rest of the properties are divided.
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Ed Sheeran's 'Don't' Featured in New Beats Ad

May 30, 2014 08:54:58 GMT


The latest Beats by Dre ad features Ed Sheeran and a little part of the singer's song called "Don't". The one-minute ad sees the British redhead getting pissed after finding out that his girl has cheated on him with someone else.

He grabs his MP3 player, puts on his red Solo 2 Beats headphones and plays the song as an image of a girl taking her shirt off flashes on the screen. The 23-year-old star later sits in front of his laptop and makes some edits to the audio before recording new vocals.
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'The Wonder Years' Cast Shares Photos From Their Reunion

May 30, 2014 08:48:49 GMT


"The Wonder Years" cast reunited more than twenty years since the show ended its run. The stars, including Fred Savage, Dan Lauria, Alley Mills, Olivia d'Abo, Jason Hervey and Danica McKellar, got together once again on Thursday, May 29, ahead of the DVD release.

The actors were apparently as excited as fans about their reunion, taking selfies and sharing some photos from the rare occasion via their Instagram or Twitter page. In one picture, the cast sat down in an exact replica of the kitchen featured on the 1980s sitcom. "Sitting in the Arnold kitchen!" McKeller wrote.
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Eric Stonestreet Accuses KISS of Being Rude to His Mother

May 30, 2014 08:42:37 GMT


Eric Stonestreet has accused some members of KISS of being rude to his mother Jamey Stonestreet during a recent flight to Kansas City. The "Modern Family" actor took to Instagram on Wednesday, May 28 to share the story. He uploaded a screenshot of his conversation with his mother which read, "I think Gene Simmons is on my flight. DO you think I should give him a kiss?"

"Turns out both Gene Simmons AND Paul Stanley were on my mom's flight to Kansas City," the actor wrote in another post. "Gene tried to bully my mom out of her seat and when she said no, he said, it's ok, I just bought the plane and then asked her for HER autograph." Stonestreet also alleged Paul called his mom "Aunt Bee." He ended his rant with, "You should have been nicer to my mom."
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Miguel Falls for Gigi Hadid in 'Simple Things' Music Video

May 30, 2014 08:02:46 GMT


Earlier this year, Miguel recorded a song called "Simple Things" for Lena Dunham's HBO hit series "Girls". Months later, the 28-year-old singer releases the track's official music video for fans' viewing pleasure.

Miguel keeps things simple in the black-and-white cinematic clip, which premiered on Youtube on Thursday, May 29. It opens with Miguel leaving a party while in another place, his on-screen love interest played by Sports Illustrated model Gigi Hadid is seen leaving her motel room.
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Liam Neeson Goes for 'A Walk Among the Tombstones' in New Trailer

May 30, 2014 07:57:46 GMT


Liam Neeson channels his inner detective once again in upcoming crime drama "A Walk Among the Tombstones". The actor plays Matt Scudder, a former NYPD member who is tormented by his past and now works as an unlicensed private investigator.

Scudder reluctantly agrees to help a heroin trafficker (Dan Stevens) hunt down the men who kidnapped and then brutally murdered his wife. This is not the first time these men have committed this sort of twisted crime nor will it be the last. Operating just outside the law, Scudder tracks down the monsters responsible and stops just short of becoming one himself.
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Katy Perry Shares Selfie With Adele

May 30, 2014 07:50:01 GMT


Katy Perry met Adele during her show in London and they took a selfie together. On Thursday, May 29, the pop star took to Instagram to share their selfie with her 5 million followers. "And on the 2nd LDN show the Queen graced me with her presence," she captioned the snap.

In the photo, the "Dark Horse" singer can be seen wearing a strapless dress. Her hair was tied in a ponytail and she made a fierce face as she posed for the photo. Adele, meanwhile, looked lovely in her black outfit. She teamed up her sweater with a fedora.
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'Sons of Anarchy' Recruits Annabeth Gish as New Sheriff

May 30, 2014 07:42:12 GMT


"Sons of Anarchy" has added another actor to its cast ensemble for its seventh and final season. After casting rocker Marilyn Manson in a recurring role, the show has now tapped Annabeth Gish to take on another new role.

The Charlotte Millwright of "The Bridge" will recur as smart and edgy new sheriff Althea Jarry. Having been in Stockton's Organized Crime Unit for years, she will use her experience to pursue the murderers of former Sheriff Eli Roosevelt and Tara Knowles.
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Garth Ancier Files Motion to Get Sex Abuse Case Dismissed

May 30, 2014 06:59:18 GMT


Garth Ancier, one of four Hollywood figures who are accused of sexually abusing a man named Michael Egan when he was a minor in Hawaii and an Encino, California home, has filed a motion to dismiss the case. According to The Daily Beast, the former NBC exec filed the motion on Thursday, May 29 in a Hawaiian court.

Back in April, Egan filed a lawsuit against "X Men: Days of Future Past" director Bryan Singer for similar allegations. A week later, Egan's lawyer Jeff Herman named three more Hollywood figures Gary Goddard, David Neuman and Ancier in new lawsuits.
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Bret Michaels Ends Concert After Suffering Medical Emergency Onstage

May 30, 2014 06:59:01 GMT


Bret Michaels had a medical emergency and was subsequently rushed offstage during his concert in Manchester, NH, on Thursday, May 29. Band guitarist Pete Evick then explained the singer's condition in an official statement released later that night.

"Tonight in Manchester, NH 3 songs into the set Bret had me sing a song as he rushed off stage," Evick wrote. "In the 9 years I've stood next to him, I've never seen a look like the one on his face as if I was a complete stranger. One of the crew returned instantly to notify me that Bret's blood sugar was extremely low."
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Diego Luna and Channing Tatum Woo Zoe Saldana in 'Book of Life' Trailer

May 30, 2014 06:32:11 GMT


The first trailer for Guillermo del Toro-produced animation "The Book of Life" arrives for viewing pleasure. Offering colorful footage in fantastical imaginary lands, it features the voices of Diego Luna, Zoe Saldana, and Channing Tatum.

Luna voices Manolo who is smitten by a young woman named Maria voiced by Saldana, while Tatum provides voice to his rival, Joaquin. When Manolo finally proclaims his love to the girl of his dreams against a romantic backdrop, something unexpected happens.
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Sony Pictures Eyes to Revive 'Community', Dan Harmon May Change His Stance

May 30, 2014 06:29:55 GMT


There is mutual interest from both Hulu and Sony Pictures Television to revive "Community". Deadline reports that the streaming service is in preliminary talks with the show's producers for a possible sixth season and both parties show their will.

According to the site, series creator Dan Harmon is also involved in the negotiations, although he previously expressed his reluctance to bring the show to somewhere else after NBC canceled it.
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Bruce Springsteen Joins Rolling Stones Onstage During Concert in Portugal

May 30, 2014 06:29:29 GMT


The Rolling Stones welcomed a special guest at their show in Lisbon, Portugal, on Thursday night, May 29. The legendary band brought out Bruce Springsteen for a live performance of "Tumbling Dice" during their headlining set at the Rockin' Rio Lisboa festival.

That wasn't the Boss' first time to make an appearance at The Rolling Stones' concert to perform the song. He sang the same track with Mick Jagger and Co. at the band's 50th anniversary dates at the end of 2012.
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First Look at Emilia Clarke and Arnold Schwarzenegger on 'Terminator: Genesis' Arrives

May 30, 2014 05:52:08 GMT


Pictures from the filming location of "Terminator: Genesis" have emerged online. They feature Emilia Clarke as Sarah Connor and Arnold Schwarzenegger as her ally. The two, along with Jai Courtney (Kylie Reese), are facing off Jason Clarke (John Connor).

Both Emilia and Jai don identical blue scrubs and hold guns, Arnie wears a jacket and jeans, while Jason is in a suit. The "Game of Thrones" actress who sports brunette locks is seen pointing her weapon at Jason in one of the on-set photos.
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Cindy McCain Slams Gwyneth Paltrow for War Comment


May 30, 2014 05:32:33 GMT


Gwyneth Paltrow's recent comment about internet trolls apparently offended Cindy McCain. Senator John McCain's wife took to Twitter on Thursday, May 29 to blast Paltrow after she likened her experience with online haters to being in a war. "Gweneth Paltrow is a joke. Her life is like taking bullets for a soldier. What a joke! My 2 sons serving in the military should talk to her," McCain wrote on Twitter. "Perhaps Gweneth Paltrow should go out on patrol with some soldiers. Kind of like a Red Carpet in her mind I guess!"

In an interview with HLN Now TV on Thursday, McCain additionally called the Oscar-winning actress "ignorant" and "selfish." McCain said, "I would encourage Gwyneth Paltrow - and I would be happy to go with her - to go sit down with some troops who have served in Afghanistan or Iraq and talk to them about what really goes on, and perhaps meet some of the young men and women who have lost limbs from this."
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Neil Patrick Harris, Idina Menzel Among Performers at Tony Awards

May 30, 2014 04:54:41 GMT


Several big names have been announced as performers at the upcoming 68th Annual Tony Awards. Neil Patrick Harris, who last year hosted the awards show, will sing with the cast of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch".

The actor will be joined by Idina Menzel who is slated to perform a song from "If/Then". Sutton Foster will take the stage along with the cast of "Violet", while Gladys Knight, Patti LaBelle and "American Idol" winner Fantasia Barrino will join the cast of "After Midnight".
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OWN to Honor Maya Angelou With Special Tribute

May 30, 2014 04:33:38 GMT


OWN has set a special tribute in the wake of Maya Angelou's passing. The cable channel will dedicate five hours of programming to the late poet and author this Sunday, June 1 with encore presentations of shows where Angelou was prominently featured.

The special tribute begins at 5 P.M. ET/PT with "The Oprah Winfrey Show", followed by "Super Soul Sunday" and the premiere airing of "Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball". "Oprah's Master Class" with Angelou will air at 9 P.M., followed by a new episode featuring Whoopi Goldberg at 10 P.M. ET/PT.
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James Cameron Joins Forces With Cirque du Soleil for 'Avatar' Live Show

May 30, 2014 04:28:14 GMT


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James Cameron is bringing his biggest blockbuster movie "Avatar" to the stage. He collaborates with performing troupe Cirque du Soleil for a live show version of his film. 20th Century Fox, the financier and distributor of the movie franchise, will serve as a partner along with Jon Landau's Lightstorm Entertainment.

The project was announced on Thursday, May 29 in Montreal during an international business C2MTL- Commerce + Creativity Conference. "We have to deliver to the level of James Cameron, which is not easy, but that's the challenge we gave to ourselves," said Daniel Lamarre, president and CEO of Cirque du Soleil.
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Justin Bieber Debuts New Song 'Looking for You' Ft. Migos

May 30, 2014 04:13:56 GMT


Justin Bieber excited fans when he premiered a new song called "Looking for You" on Thursday night, May 29. Arriving via the Canadian singer's SoundCloud page, the track features guest vocals from Atlanta rap group Migos.

In the synth-heavy banger, Bieber is featured talking about him trying to find new love as he hits a club. "Tonight might be the night/ You might mess around and fall in love/ And I might be the guy that'll make you wanna fall in love again," he sings, while Migos' Quavo, Takeoff, and Offset add some hip-hop touch to the track.
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Kim Kardashian's Wedding Photo Breaks Instagram Record for Most Liked Post

May 30, 2014 04:05:22 GMT


Kim Kardashian now holds the record of most liked post on Instagram, beating previous record holder Justin Bieber. The reality star's photo from her wedding to Kanye West, which was uploaded three days ago, so far has garnered 1.93 million likes.

Bieber's snap with Selena Gomez, meanwhile, gained 1.82 million likes. The snap shows the "Come & Get It" singer hugging the Canadian heartthrob from behind. The photo, which was uploaded to the photo-sharing site five months ago, was captioned with, "Love the way you look at me."
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Suki Waterhouse and Jonny Weston Added to 'Insurgent'

May 30, 2014 03:52:53 GMT


Two more new faces are added to the cast ensemble of "Insurgent" which already started filming in Atlanta for a March 20, 2015 release. Suki Waterhouse and Jonny Weston land roles in the sequel to Summit/Lionsgate's Young Adult movie "Divergent".

Waterhouse who is romantically linked to Bradley Cooper is set to play Marlene, a member of Dauntless faction, in a dystopian world where people are divided into groups based on human virtues. Weston's role is still unknown, but his deal is in final negotiations.
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LeVar Burton Reacts to 'Reading Rainbow' Kickstarter Rapidly Reaching Goal

May 30, 2014 03:52:53 GMT


LeVar Burton's reaction when learning that the Kickstarter campaign he launched to revive "Reading Rainbow" has reached its goal is captured on camera. In a video posted on YouTube, the actor and his colleagues cheer and give each other hugs after the campaign has raised $1 million.

"Kickstarters, I don't know what to say," Burton, looking emotional, says. "We just crossed the million-dollar threshold, it is our first day. I am overwhelmed. Thank you so much. This is going to enable us to really, really, really do a lot of good," he continues while holding back tears.
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Demi Lovato Announces North American Dates for 'Demi' World Tour

May 30, 2014 03:09:32 GMT


Demi Lovato is embarking on a world tour this fall. She made the exciting announcement on Thursday, May 29, less than two weeks after she wrapped up her 3-month and 48-date "Neon Lights" tour in Monterrey, Mexico.

Lovato has also unveiled the North American dates for her "Demi" world tour. It's set to be kicked off on September 6 at Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. The former Disney princess will later bring it to several big cities across the U.S. and Canada. Additional dates will be announced in June.
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Transgender Actress Laverne Cox Lands Time Magazine Cover

May 30, 2014 03:03:11 GMT


Laverne Cox graces the cover of Time magazine's June 9 issue. The "Orange Is the New Black" star becomes the first transgender woman who is featured on the magazine's front page. Cox, who is also an activist, sports a skin tight blue dress on the cover and talks about her attempt to commit suicide due to bullying in an accompanying interview.

"I learned in church that [being gay] was a sin," she says. "I just imagined that I was disappointing [my grandmother in heaven] and it just was devastating for me. So I went to the medicine cabinet and got a bottle of pills. And took them. And swallowed them. And went to sleep, hoping not to wake up. And I did wake up, with a really bad stomachache. I don't remember what the pills were. Whatever it was, I thought that they would kill me but they didn't."
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'Jeopardy!' Contestant Julia Collins Continues Winning Streak With 19th Win

May 30, 2014 02:58:21 GMT


Another "Jeopardy!" contestant, Julia Collins, has become the talk of the town. Returning to the show on Thursday night, May 29, she scored her 19th win, tying the record for second-most wins in non-tournament games of all time with Dave Madden.

Collins, a 31-year-old supply-chain specialist from Wilmette, Ill., has won a total of $410,000. It's the third-best total ever on the show. "The only @Jeopardy moment more overwhelming than this for me was win number 1. I'm pretty sure I was in a little bit of shock," she tweeted after the latest episode aired.
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Kevin Reilly to Step Down as FOX's Entertainment Chairman

May 30, 2014 02:14:08 GMT


Kevin Reilly is stepping down as the head of entertainment programming at FOX in the wake of ratings decline for its shows. The top executive who has been at the network since 2007 announced the decision on Thursday, May 29.

"21st Century Fox is a great company that has provided me with choice seats at the head table of pop culture over two very rewarding stints both at FBC and FX, and I am grateful to have benefited from the leadership of Peter Rice, Chase Carey and Rupert Murdoch," he said in a statement.
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Iggy Azalea Rules Billboard 100's Top 2, Matches The Beatles' U.S. Chart Record

May 30, 2014 02:12:37 GMT


Iggy Azalea has taken the No. 1 and No. 2 spots on Billboard 100. Her latest single "Fancy" recently ascended to No. 1 on Billboard 100, while her collaboration with Ariana Grande "Problem" jumped from last week's No. 3 to No. 2.

That accomplishment makes the Australian femcee only the second artist in the chart's history to have simultaneously held the top two spots with their first chart hits. The previous act to do so was British legendary band The Beatles.
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Brad Pitt Obtains Restraining Order Against 'Maleficent' Prankster

May 30, 2014 01:57:13 GMT


Brad Pitt has obtained temporary restraining order against a man who allegedly attacked him at "Maleficent" premiere at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood on Wednesday, May 28, multiple media report. Los Angeles Police Department spokesperson Officer Wendy Reyes confirmed that Pitt sought protective measure following the incident.

The red carpet prankster, who is identified as Ukrainian journalist Vitalii Sediuk, is now ordered to stay at least 500 yards away from Pitt. On Thurdsday, Sediuk was still held in custody with a $20,000 bail.
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Second 'Annie' Trailer Previews New Songs and Bald Jamie Foxx

May 30, 2014 01:04:57 GMT


The second trailer of "Annie" has been released to give away more plot and funny moments. Most of the clips focus on the relationship between Quvenzhane Wallis' Annie and her benefactor Benjamin Stacks, played by Jamie Foxx.

The new trailer reveals that Stacks is bald just like Daddy Warbucks in the Broadway musical and the 1982 film adaptation. Also new to the viewers is Annie's reaction when seeing herself in a jumbotron after being saved by Stacks. "Whoa! My hair's gigantic!" she exclaims. Rose Byrne particularly gets more screen time in the second trailer, but that only means that Cameron Diaz's content is downsized.
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Marilyn Manson Scores Racist Role in 'Sons of Anarchy'

May 30, 2014 00:05:14 GMT


Marilyn Manson will have a recurring role in the last season of FX's "Sons of Anarchy". The rocker was actually proud to be part of what "will probably be remembered as the most amazing piece of television cinema."

FX announced on Thursday, May 29 that Manson would play a white supremacist named Ron Tully. Jax uses the "prison shot-caller" to expand his power base. In the season six finale, Jax agreed to a deal that would put him behind bars and exonerate wife Tara. The seventh season starts in September.
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AnnaLynne McCord Reveals Childhood Rape and Suicide Attempt

May 29, 2014 23:40:14 GMT


"90210" star AnnaLynne McCord revealed some shocking details of her personal life in the July issue of Cosmopolitan. The 26-year-old said she was raped as a teen and sexually assaulted early in her Hollywood career.

McCord decided to open up about the traumatic incidents to empower other women and let them know that "they have a voice." She was brought up in Monroe, Georgia in an "extremely religious and conservative" family. Her pastor father taught her discipline by spanking which she described as "painful and ritualistic".
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Eva Green's 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' Poster Rejected by MPAA for 'Nudity'

May 29, 2014 23:18:56 GMT


A "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" poster featuring Eva Green has been banned by the Motion Picture Association of America for its "nudity" content. Although not technically naked, Green's breasts and sexy curves are seen through her sheer dressing gown.

Green appeared in the poster as her character Ava Lord. "I've been especially bad," read the tagline. Per Deadline, the MPAA cited "curve of under breast and dark nipple/areola circle visible through sheer gown" as grounds for rejection.
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Jennifer Lopez Flaunts Sexy Body in 'First Love' Music Video

May 29, 2014 22:52:38 GMT


Jennifer Lopez shows off her toned figure in new music video for "First Love". The "American Idol" judge frolics around in the desert in search of her dream man as she sings, "I wish you were my first love because if you were first, baby there would be no second, third or fourth love."

"I knew I had to leave the world behind me, to find out who I was," she narrates in the beginning of the video. "I knew that love would never search for me. I had to search for it. And I knew you were out there. I knew if I went far enough and left everything behind, I will find you."
 
 
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