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June 11, 2014

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Justin Bieber Helped Save a Child's Life

June 11, 2014 09:53:41 GMT


Amid all recent news that plagued Justin Bieber's career, the pop star has become a personal hero for a child named Theo and his family. Kera Bolonik, the writer of New York magazine who happens to be the father of the 14-month-old child, shares a true story of how his son has been recovering from his illness because of Justin's song "Baby".

Theo had an undiagnosed and debilitating disease that caused frequent seizure which made him sluggish and often vomiting. Because of that, Theo had difficulty in eating and he was like "a drained battery" when he woke up. Kera and his wife, Meredith, struggled each day to encourage Theo to eat, because his son needed enough nourishment.
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Trailer for WGN's Period Drama 'Manhattan' Reveals the 'Biggest Secret in History'

June 11, 2014 09:30:52 GMT


The first full trailer for WGN America's new scripted series "Manhattan" has landed online for viewing pleasure. Packed with intense scenes, it highlights "the most explosive secrets" in history, which is the building of the world's first atomic bomb in what is known as the Manhattan Project.

Politics, secrets, family and lust dominate the footage and stir the emotions of the characters. "Whatever we're doing here, please tell me it's worth it," a woman asks her spouse toward the end of the video.
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First Look at Benedict Cumberbatch's Character in 'Penguins of Madagascar'

June 11, 2014 09:04:41 GMT


A picture from "The Penguins of Madagascar" arrives online. It gives a first look at Classified, an alpha wolf who leads a covert protective agency for animals. The new animated character will be voiced by "Sherlock" actor Benedict Cumberbatch.

"I don't know what it's like to be a penguin, but I do know what it's like to be a super-duper-smooth classified agent," the Julian Assange of "The Fifth Estate" jokingly said when discussing his voice role in the spin-off of the popular "Madagascar" film series.
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Puff Daddy Debuts 'I Want the Love' Music Video Ft. Meek Mill

June 11, 2014 08:58:08 GMT


Just a day after putting out the official audio version of his collaboration with Meek Mill, "I Want the Love", P. Diddy a.k.a. Puff Daddy debuted the track's accompanying music video. Directed by Eif Rivera, the clip features the rapper and his collaborator braving the low temperature in the Swiss Alps as they ride snowmobiles and dogsleds around the snow-covered area.

Diddy and Meek, both clad in fur coats, rap their respective verses alongside some ladies and some huskies in another scene. Sean Combs is also seen bragging while sitting on a throne that's inspired by "Game of Thrones".
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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Vacation in Mexico to Celebrate Kanye's Birthday

June 11, 2014 08:52:13 GMT


Kim Kardashian and Kanye West went to Punta Mita, Mexico for their second honeymoon following their honeymoon in Europe about two weeks ago. A source revealed that the couple was staying in a private house on the beach. It was noted that the town was Kardashians' favorite spot.

The couple was enjoying their time together to celebrate Kanye's 37th birthday. They probably could not celebrate it together previously because Kanye was on the road for his tour.
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Mark Rylance in Talks for Steven Spielberg's Cold War Movie

June 11, 2014 08:22:44 GMT


Mark Rylance who just won his third Tony Award for his impressive performance in the play "Twelfth Night" is in negotiations to join Tom Hanks in an untitled Cold War movie. Directed by Steven Spielberg, it's a historical film set during the height of political tensions between the U.S. and Russia.

The historical flick is based on the true story of American attorney, James Donovan, enlisted by CIA during the Cold War to negotiate the release of a pilot who was captured after his U-2 spy plane was shot down over Russia. Matt Charman writes the script, and Marc Platt will produce with Spielberg.
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Chief Keef Evicted From House

June 11, 2014 08:15:53 GMT


Rapper Chief Keef, whose real name is Keith Cozart, has been evicted from his house after he failed to pay rent. According to Chicago Tribune, Keef left the Highland Park, Chicago mansion on Tuesday, June 10.

Keef was forced to leave the rented mansion after he fell behind on his rent payments by about $30,000 by March and promised to pay the total amount on April 20. According to court documents, a final eviction order was filed on May 7. Lake County Sheriff's deputies watched as movers removed the rapper's belonging to a moving truck.
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Snippets of Jennifer Lopez's 'A.K.A.' Album Land Online

June 11, 2014 08:06:47 GMT


In less than a week, Jennifer Lopez will drop her new album that's been titled "A.K.A.". While it won't officially arrive in the U.S. until June 17, fans can now listen to 30-second snippets of 10 songs that will appear in the highly-anticipated record's standard edition.

The previewed tracks include the LP's lead cut "I Luh Ya Papi" that was recorded with French Montana, current single "First Love", title track "A.K.A." which will feature guest vocals from T.I. and J.Lo's collaborations with Iggy Azalea, Rick Ross and Pitbull.
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'Star Wars' Spin-Off Confirmed to Film in U.K.

June 11, 2014 07:58:28 GMT


Following the footsteps of "Star Wars Episode VII" which is filmed in the U.K., the upcoming spin-off also picks the country for filming. The announcement was made by Chancellor George Osborne on Twitter Tuesday, June 10 after visiting the movie set earlier.

"On set of Episode VII tonight, can announce another #StarWars film will be made in U.K. A #LongTermEconomicPlan in a galaxy far far away," he captioned a picture of him posing with director J.J. Abrams, Lucasfilm President Kathy Kennedy, and the iconic R2-D2.
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FXX Puts Tracy Morgan's Comedy on Hold as Waiting for His Recovery

June 11, 2014 07:54:58 GMT


FXX puts Tracy Morgan's health on top of his show progress. Following a fatal accident that critically injured the funnyman, the network has released a statement expressing its full support for Morgan.

"The only thing we are concerned with is the health and recovery of Tracy Morgan and the victims of this tragic accident," FX Networks and FX Productions say in the statement. "We will support Tracy and his family in every way possible throughout his recovery."
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Dr. Dre's Hollywood Hills Mansion Listed for $35 Million

June 11, 2014 07:19:43 GMT


Shortly after buying Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady's mansion in Brentwood, Calif., Dr. Dre listed his Hollywood Hills mansion. The property is described as having "the best view estate in the city" by Kurt Rappaport of Westside Estate Agency which listed the property. The music producer bought the house in 2011 for $15.4 million and now he's selling it for $35 million.

The mansion features six bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a library and a media room in addition to other facilities such as a guest house and a wine cellar. It also has a pool and patio which provide a beautiful view to Los Angeles.
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Kelsey Grammer Threatens Mark Wahlberg in 'Transformers 4' First Clip

June 11, 2014 07:04:00 GMT


The first clip for "Transformers: Age of Extinction" has been released. Debuted during Kelsey Grammer's visit to "Late Show with David Letterman", the teaser shows the actor's character having a tense conversation with Mark Wahlberg's Cade Yeager about the robots in disguise.

Directed by Michael Bay, the fourth installment of "Transformers" film series is set a few years after the battle in "Transformers: Dark of The Moon'' that left the city torn. Government officials are tracking down the remaining robots to exploit their technology.
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'Game of Thrones' Author George R.R. Martin Joins Twitter

June 11, 2014 06:54:47 GMT


George R.R. Martin, the author of fantasy novel series "A Song of Ice and Fire" which was adapted into HBO's series "Game of Thrones", joined Twitter on June 9 with the handle @GRRMspeaking. His first tweet was, "I don't tweet all that much, please check out my live journal page. ;) #myfirstTweet."

Although George has not posted anything since his first tweet, he has already got 72,6k followers. The novelist may not be active on Twitter but he has been actively writing his blog on Live Journal. This month, he has already posted eight times.
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Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels Are Back in 'Dumb and Dumber To' Trailer

June 11, 2014 06:35:13 GMT


The first trailer for "Dumb and Dumber To" is made available for fans' viewing pleasure after getting premiered on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon". Both Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels return to reprise their roles as Lloyd and Harry respectively.

The video opens with Harry visiting Lloyd in what seems to be a foster home, only to find out that the latter fakes helplessness as a gag. More hilarity ensues as Lloyd has the hot for Harry's daughter and the duo sets out a journey to find her. The trailer closes with an old dusty lady sex joke.
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Jessica Simpson Throws Bachelorette Party With Eric Johnson

June 11, 2014 06:27:14 GMT


Jessica Simpson and her fiance Eric Johnson (II) hosted a co-ed bachelor/bachelorette party on Monday night, June 9. The fun bash took place on the rooftop of the Eveleigh restaurant in L.A. As reported by PEOPLE, the couple's friends and family including Johnson's former NFL teammates and his dad were present.

"They didn't want a traditional bachelor-bachelorette where they go off and do their own thing, because our group of friends is so close we just wanted to all be together," Simpson's friend and bridesmaid Stephanie Terblanche said. "This is what we would do anyway. We would all go out, and I think that this speaks for the group. If we are not going to be at someone's house hanging out playing beer pong, this is the closest thing to it."
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Chelsea Handler on Why She Quits Show: I'm Tired of Justin Bieber and the Kardashians

June 11, 2014 06:06:58 GMT


Chelsea Handler is ending the seven-year run of her E! talk show "Chelsea Lately" in August. In a new interview with MailOnline, the TV host revealed that she wanted to quit the show simply because she's tired of talking about celebrities, especially the over-exposed ones.

"To be quite honest I don't really care about Justin Bieber and I don't want to talk about him anymore," the 39-year-old star said. "In order to make that happen I had to just stop doing my show. Straight away."
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Brad Pitt Channels His Inner Wardaddy in 'Fury' First Footage

June 11, 2014 06:03:49 GMT


The first ever footage for David Ayer's war film "Fury" is unleashed online after getting debuted at World of Tanks E3 Panel. Presented in a form of featurette with commentaries from the director, the producer, and some of the main actors, the video is packed with explosions and action scenes.

Set at the very end of World War II, in April 1945 as the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, the film follows a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy (Brad Pitt) who commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, they face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.
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LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian Diss Brandi Glanville in First Trailer for VH1's Reality Show

June 11, 2014 06:02:08 GMT


VH1 has released the first official trailer for its new unscripted series starring LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian. In the promo for "LeAnn & Eddie", the couple sits together to talk about their marriage.

Admitting that their relationship "didn't quite start off like we had planned," the actor explains, "We were both married to other people...now who we really are is a couple and in love." Rimes chimes in that they're just "trying to figure out how to navigate this family ... that's highly publicized." Cibrian adds, "Everyone thinks they know how it is with us," but "there's two sides to every story."
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Shonda Rhimes Delivers Commencement Speech at Darmouth

June 11, 2014 04:41:27 GMT


Shonda Rhimes, who is behind popular shows "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy", delivered a speech at a Darmouth College graduation ceremony on Sunday, June 8. In her 20-minute speech, the screenwriter/producer shared a story of her own graduation 20 years ago, saying that the transition from school to real life was hard.

In her speech, Rhimes told graduates to work hard instead of keep dreaming. "I think a lot of people dream. And while they are busy dreaming, the really happy people, the really successful people, the really interesting, powerful, engaged people? Are busy doing," she said. "Dreams do not come true just because you dream them. It's hard work that makes things happen. It's hard work that creates change."
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Shailene Woodley Wanted to Quit Acting, Freaked Out Over 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Cut-Off

June 11, 2014 04:36:02 GMT


Shailene Woodley rose to stardom after starring in "The Descendants", but she almost couldn't handle the pressure of being in the spotlight. In an interview for the latest issue of Vanity Fair, the movie starlet admitted that she considered to quit acting post the critically-acclaimed drama starring George Clooney.

"Somebody came to me and said, 'I can't wait to see what you do next.' I took that as pressure - that I had to live up to somebody else's expectations," the 22-year-old star said. "There were a few months where I was like, 'I don't want to act anymore.' And then I got over it and realized it's none of my business what other people think of me."
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Jermaine Dupri Pens Open Letter to Mariah Carey's Fans Who Blame Her Album Flop on Him


June 11, 2014 04:17:02 GMT


Mariah Carey's fans have been blaming the star's current manager Jermaine Dupri for her disastrous new album, "Me. I Am Mariah... The Elusive Chanteuse". The producer, who's clearly sick of the criticism, then decided to pen an open letter in which he gave the fans a little insight on the situation.

"Okay enough is enough!! I can't continue to let you think, what you see or don't see is a result of me not knowing what I'm doing," he wrote. "This is bigger than me and in the music business things don't go as fast as you would always like them to."
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Disney Announces 'The Lion King' TV Spin-Off, 'The Lion Guard'

June 11, 2014 04:15:48 GMT


"The Lion King" is expanding its kingdom to television. Disney has announced a new animated series and a TV movie based on the 1994 musical film that will come on Disney Channel and Disney Junior.

"The Lion Guard", to be produced by Disney Television Animation, is a series that follows lion cub Kion, a member of the Lion Guard group tasked with preserving his family's natural habitat. The show will also feature new characters, including a honey badger, a cheetah, a hippo and an egret. Familiar characters Simba, Nala, Timon and Pumbaa will make appearance as well.
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'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Alleged Plot Details May Reveal Opening Scenes

June 11, 2014 03:50:26 GMT


While official synopsis for "Avengers: Age of Ultron" is yet to be revealed, possible story details emerge online teasing the first 15 or 20 minutes of the film. According to Latino-Review, the opening set piece is a big action scene [Spoiler Alert!] that involves Baron Von Strucker (Thomas Kretschmann).

The second Avengers movie will reportedly pick up directly after the credit scenes in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier". The Earth's Mightiest Heroes attack the Hydra outpost run by Baron who fights back with the help from Quicksilver (Aaron Johnson) and Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen).
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Jake Gyllenhaal and Rachel McAdams Spotted Together Again at Boxing Match

June 11, 2014 03:43:59 GMT


Jake Gyllenhaal and Rachel McAdams are the latest Hollywood stars rumored to be coupling up. They have been seen together in a number of occasions in recent weeks, the latest at the boxing match between Miguel Cotto and Sergio Martinez in New York City on Monday, June 9.

"They arrived together and sat next to each other," a source told NY Post's Page Six, adding the actors were "in deep conversation." The alleged couple stayed behind for an hour at the party and looked "happy and very friendly."
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Couple Pleads Not Guilty in Miley Cyrus Burglary Case

June 11, 2014 03:38:31 GMT


A man and a woman who allegedly are connected to a burglary case in Miley Cyrus' home earlier this month had entered not guilty plea, prosecutors said on Tuesday, June 10. A 19-year-old Tylor Scott and a 21-year-old Naomi Charles entered the plea on Monday.

The pair are accused of taking a 2014 Maserati, some pieces of jewelry, clothes and purses from Cyrus' San Fernando Valley home on May 30. They were arrested on Thursday, June 5 and were charged with felony counts of first degree residential burglary, grand theft of personal property, grand theft auto and unlawful driving or taking of a vehicle. Most of the items were recovered during the investigation.
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Morrissey Cancels Remaining U.S. Tour Dates due to Respiratory Infection

June 11, 2014 03:21:13 GMT


Morrissey, who's previously scrapped some shows due to an illness, has canceled the remaining dates of his U.S. tour. According to a statement on his Facebook page, the singer made the decision after the respiratory infection he contracted in Miami got worse.

"In the interest of making a full recovery, all further touring plans have been halted," read the statement posted on Tuesday, June 10. "Morrissey thanks his fans for their compassion, understanding, and well-wishes during this difficult period as he recuperates."
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Stevie J Busted for Not Paying $1 Million Child Support

June 11, 2014 03:20:25 GMT


Stevie J, a primary cast member of TV series "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta", got arrested on June 10, in Atlanta, Georgia for owing more than $1 million in unpaid child support. The child support was an obligation that Stevie had to pay for his two children with his ex-girlfriend, Carol Bennet.

In 1999, Stevie had an obligation to pay child support of a minimum $6,600 per month for his two children with Bennet. In 2011, the amount of the child support was increased to $8,500. According to the criminal complaint, the singer-songwriter has stopped paying from 2001 and his tab is now $1,107,412. He has only paid $132,220.30.
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Netflix's 'Daredevil' Finds Its Kingpin in Vincent D'Onofrio

June 11, 2014 03:16:32 GMT


Vincent D'Onofrio has come aboard Netflix's "Daredevil" for a villainous role. The actor, best known for his role as Detective Robert Goren on NBC's series "Law & Order: Criminal Intent", is cast as Wilson Fisk a.k.a. The Kingpin.

He is described as "a powerful businessman whose interests in the future of Hell's Kitchen will bring him into conflict with Murdock." While the character is a major antagonist in Marvel universe and in 2003's "Daredevil, The Movie", The Hollywood Reporter says he's unlikely a "supervillain" on the new TV series.
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Tracy Morgan's Mother Banned From Visiting the Actor

June 11, 2014 02:46:31 GMT


Tracy Morgan's mother Alicia Warden apparently was denied visitation following a fatal crash in New Jersey which killed one man and severely injured Morgan over the weekend. According to a TMZ report, Warden, who has a strained relationship with Morgan, said she had no idea that her son was severely injured in the crash on Saturday, June 7 and she only learned of the news from TV.

On Saturday, Warden went to the hospital where the comedian is being treated, but she was turned away by the hospital's guard and Morgan's fiancee Megan Wollover. According to Warden, her son's fiancee had a thing against her.
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Racist and Hateful Messages Found in Kris Jenner's Hacked Instagram


June 11, 2014 02:38:08 GMT


Kris Jenner was a victim of hacking. The Kardashian matriarch's Instagram displayed a hateful message about her son-in-law Kanye West and daughter Khloe Kardashian's new boyfriend French Montana on Tuesday, June 10.

"So this happened today," one of the messages read. "Shout out to all of my followers. I don't like Kanye West. I just pretend I do so my daughters can make a profit. I can't stand Kanye and I hate Karim ... that's French Montana."
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Eminem Named the First Artist With Two RIAA Digital Single Diamond Awards

June 11, 2014 02:23:59 GMT


Eminem has set another record. On Tuesday, June 10, the Recording Industry Association of America announced that the Detroit rapper had become the first artist to earn two RIAA Digital Single Diamond Awards.

Em received the honor after "Not Afraid" and Rihanna-assisted "Love the Way You Lie", both are taken from his 2010 album "Recovery", surpassed the 10 million sales and streams threshold. The former track is 10x platinum while the latter is 11x platinum.
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'Pretty Little Liars' Will Return for Two More Seasons

June 11, 2014 02:06:37 GMT


"Pretty Little Liars" is staying for at least two more summers. ABC Family renewed the hit thriller series for a sixth and seventh season, on the same day the fifth season premiered. Season 6 is scheduled to premiere in mid-2015, while season 7 will kick off in mid-2016.

"Pretty Little Liars has taken its place in the zeitgeist and reigns supreme in pop culture," ABC Family President Tom Ascheim says in a statement. "I am glad to bring another two seasons to our audience because 'A' has a lot in store for our Liars."
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Hugh Jackman Reveals First Look at Blackbeard in 'Pan'


June 11, 2014 01:51:50 GMT


Now that the 2014 Tony Awards is over, Hugh Jackman is free to alter his look. "The Wolverine" star shaved his head in preparation for his role in the upcoming Peter Pan movie, "Pan".

The actor shared a picture of himself on Instagram, giving the first look of him as Captain Blackbeard. He raised eyebrows when hosting the Sunday, June 8 ceremony of Tony Awards looking scruffy in the facial area. Turns out he has been keeping the mustache and beard long for the role. "Blackbeard is born," the 45-year-old actor captioned the photo.
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Sandra Bullock Home Intruder Charged

June 11, 2014 01:49:46 GMT


A 39-year-old man who broke into Sandra Bullock's home on Sunday morning, June 8 entered not guilty plea as he made an appearance in court on Tuesday. The man, Joshua James Corbett, was previously charged with felony counts of residential burglary and stalking, Deputy District Attorney Wendy Segall told CNN.

Corbett additionally was charged with possession of a machine gun although he did not have any with him during his arrest. A spokesperson for the Los Angeles Police Department explained to Fox411 that the machine gun was found in Corbett's home after obtaining search warrant.
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Kelly Rowland Announces Pregnancy via Instagram Photo

June 11, 2014 01:34:05 GMT


Kelly Rowland gave a big hint that she is pregnant with her first child. On Tuesday, June 10, the former Destiny's Child singer posted an Instagram photo of her husband Tim Witherspoon's Air Jordan shoes lying next to a matching tiny pair.

"I'll be stuntin like my daddy," Rowland captioned the photo. The subtle announcement came a month after the couple was spotted shopping for baby goods at Bel Bambini in West Hollywood. She "checked out the furniture and strollers on the second floor and walked around downstairs," an onlooker told PEOPLE.
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Jennifer Lopez Is Performing at World Cup Opening Ceremony

June 11, 2014 01:28:39 GMT


Jennifer Lopez will perform at the World Cup opening ceremony in Brazil, despite previous reports suggesting otherwise. Her representative has told PEOPLE that the star will be joining Pitbull and Claudia Leitte to sing the official World Cup song at the Thursday, June 12 event.

"Jennifer has always wanted to participate in the World Cup opening ceremonies," the rep said. "We have been trying to work out scheduling and logistics. Any statements to the contrary were premature. Jennifer would not want to disappoint her fans or fans of futbol. She will be there."
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'Sonic' Gets Live-Action and CG Animation Hybrid Film

June 11, 2014 00:47:54 GMT


Sonic the hedgehog is going to get a big screen treatment. Sony Pictures Entertainment has teamed up with SEGA Sammy Group division Marza Animation Planet to develop a semi live-action film based on the video game icon.

Evan Susser and Van Robichaux, the team behind Kanye West-produced "The Jetsons" remake, will write the script for "Sonic". It will be a hybrid of live-action and CG animation. Sony is hoping that the film will be a lunching platform for an ongoing franchise.
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Jason Schwartzman and Wife Brady Cunningham Welcome Baby No. 2

June 10, 2014 22:06:24 GMT


Congratulations are in order for "Saving Mr. Banks" actor Jason Schwartzman and his fashion designer wife Brady Cunningham. A source confirms to Us Weekly that Brady has given birth to a baby girl, their second child together.

The couple is already parents to a 3-year-old daughter. "Marlowe is super excited about becoming a big sister," a source said when it was announced last December that they were expecting a second a child. "They are thrilled to be adding to the family."
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Olympic Gold Medalist Charlie White Engaged to Tanith Belbin

June 10, 2014 21:48:40 GMT


Charlie White is settling down. The Olympic ice skating gold medalist popped the question to his figure skating girlfriend Tanith Belbin in Hawaii. He broke the news on Instagram by posting a picture of him and his new fiancee smiling from ear to ear with a backdrop of ocean. She is seen showing her engagement ring.

"Couldn't ask for a more beautiful setting for the best time in our life! Hashtag she said yes!!!" the 26-year-old athlete wrote. "I promised myself I wouldn't do this. But I think Hawaii took that as a challenge 'cause dang! Look at that!" so he added in another picture of rainbow above the ocean.
 
 
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