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June 24, 2014

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Report: Justin Bieber's Neighbors Complain After He Moves Into Beverly Hills Condo

June 24, 2014 09:22:50 GMT


Justin Bieber apparently has found a new place in Beverly Hills following alleged conflicts with his former neighbors in Calabasas. A new report by TMZ, however, suggests that Bieber's day in his new condo in Beverly Hills is not really peaceful either.

According to the report, the Canadian pop star rented a unit in the building and another in the floor below for his entourage. Bieber moved into the new condo earlier this month. The pop star's neighbors in the building, however, reportedly were disturbed with excessive noise and marijuana smell from Bieber's place.
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Venus Williams Strips Down for ESPN's Annual Body Issue

June 24, 2014 09:09:23 GMT


Tennis star Venus Williams goes nude for this year's Body Issue of ESPN magazine. In the cover picture, Venus smiles widely while looking up to the sky. She puts her left hand on her breast and touches her head with her right hand.

Venus tells the magazine about her ongoing battle with Sjogren's syndrome, an autoimmune disorder which causes white blood cells attacking a person's moisture-producing glands, "At my worst point, I wasn't able to play tennis at all. Just the whole quality of my life was compromised. You are so tired it hurts. You have to accept that you're never going to be 100 percent."
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Demi Lovato Teases 'Really Don't Care' Music Video

June 24, 2014 08:59:27 GMT


The music video for Demi Lovato's newest single, "Really Don't Care", is coming out soon. On Monday, June 23, the former Disney star teased her upcoming project with a sneak-peek clip shared via YouTube.

The visuals was shot earlier this month, during Lovato's set at the L.A. Gay Pride Parade. The 15-second teaser mostly shows thousands of excited Lovatics packing the street while the sirens blast throughout the area. The full clip is set to be released on Thursday, June 26.
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Barbara Walters Returning to 'The View' Six Weeks After Retirement

June 24, 2014 08:46:31 GMT


Barbara Walters is set to return to "The View", just a little more than a month after leaving the show. It has been announced that the veteran journalist will appear as a guest on the ABC talk show Friday, June 27.

The 84-year-old's appearance on "The View" is timed to coincide with her interview with Peter Rodger, the filmmaker father of Elliot Rodger, who killed six people and injured 13 others before taking his own life in a murder spree near the University of California, Santa Barbara last month. The interview will air as a special edition of "20/20" airing on Friday night.
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Nicole Scherzinger and Lewis Hamilton Celebrate 6th Anniversary in Venice and the Hamptons

June 24, 2014 08:38:54 GMT


Nicole Scherzinger and Lewis Hamilton have been together for six years and the Formula One driver wants to share photos from the celebrations to fans. Hamilton recently took to Twitter to share some adorable selfies of the couple which were taken in Venice, Italy and New York.

"Better late than never. @nicolescherzy & I in Venice for our 6th Anniversary. #goodtimes #godisthegreatest," he captioned one photo collage. It shows the couple riding a gondola, posing with a glass of cocktail and Scherzinger standing with a background of beautiful sea.
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Frances Bean Cobain Comments on Lana Del Rey's 'I Wish I Was Dead Already' Statement

June 24, 2014 08:32:43 GMT


Frances Bean Cobain, the only child of rocker musician couple Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love, posted a series of tweets on June 23 commenting on Lana Del Rey's statement about her wish to die young. She wrote, "@LanaDelRey the death of young musicians isn't something to romanticize. "

"I'll never know my father because he died young & it becomes a desirable feat because ppl like u think it's 'cool,' " she continued, "Well, it's f**king not. Embrace life, because u only get one life. The ppl u mentioned wasted that life.Don't be 1 of those ppl." Zoe, a fan of Lana, criticized Frances' tweet, writing, "holy s**t leave her the f**k alone. everyone wants to die sometimes, she was havibg a bad day. she took it back."
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Eric Clapton Apologizes for Storming Off Stage During Glasgow Concert

June 24, 2014 08:31:35 GMT


Eric Clapton recently disappointed fans after he stormed off stage in the middle of his concert at the Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland. Over the weekend, the musician's team issued a statement in which they explained why he abruptly stopped the show.

"Unfortunately last night we experienced a steadily worsening technical problem with the PA system that the band battled with throughout the show. But by the last song of the set it became unbearable on stage and Eric was unable to complete that number," read the statement.
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Daytime Emmys Red Carpet Hosts Slammed for Rape Joke and Racist Remark

June 24, 2014 07:58:32 GMT


The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' attempt to hype up Daytime Emmy Awards on social media backfired. The organization hired social media mavens, Vine star Brittany Furlan, style vlogger Lauren Elizabeth, beauty vlogger Jessica Harlow, and style and beauty vlogger Meghan Rosette, to host the event's live-streamed red carpet preshow on Sunday night, June 22, but unfortunately viewers were offended by their ignorant and bad humor.

At one point when interviewing actor Ryan Paevey, Furlan said, "We're going to get you away from us before we rape you." Harlow, meanwhile, called "The Bold and the Beautiful" star Lawrence Saint-Victor "a beautiful chocolate man" before asking him, "What's it like to be a black man on a soap opera these days?"
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Report: Edgar Ramirez in Talks to Join 'Dr. Strange'

June 24, 2014 07:50:07 GMT


Edgar Ramirez has hinted that he may be cast in "Dr. Strange". While chatting with IGN about his upcoming supernatural thriller "Deliver Us from Evil", the Venezuelan actor revealed that he had been "talking" with director Scott Derrickson about joining the Marvel film. "We're talking. We've been talking," he cryptically said.

Marvel is currently still looking for a perfect actor to play Stephen Strange a.k.a. Dr. Strange. Jared Leto has been mentioned as a possible frontrunner for the title role, especially after new reports emerged saying that he wouldn't be replacing Will Smith in "Brilliance". Tom Hardy and Benedict Cumberbatch are also rumored to be in contention for the role.
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Kim Kardashian: Boycotting Beverly Hills Hotel Isn't the Best Solution

June 24, 2014 07:40:27 GMT


Kim Kardashian has reconsidered her decision to join boycott against Beverly Hills hotel. Some Hollywood figures previously called for boycott for the hotel, which is owned by the Sultan of Brunei, after the sultan implemented Islamic law which gives harsh punishment for adulterer and homosexuals.

In an open letter she posted on her site on June 23, the reality star said she backpedalled on her decision after she had a conversation with her best friend Allison. "Allison shared with me her view on the situation and we 100% agree that the actions and law enforcements of the Sultan are completely against everything we believe in," she wrote.
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Oscar Statuette Awarded to 1942 Film Sold $79,200 at Auction

June 24, 2014 07:01:45 GMT


An Oscar statuette for a 1942 movie fetched nearly $80,000 at a recent auction in Rhode Island. As reported by The Associated Press, the auction house previously expected that the trophy would be sold at $5,000 to $30,000, but it finally went to a buyer at $79,200 on Monday, June 23. Nanci Thompson of Briarbrook Auctions declined to reveal the buyer's name, but she said, "You would recognize the name."

The statuette went to Joseph C. Wright at the 15th Academy Awards. He was honored with the trophy for his color art direction in "My Gal Sal" which starred Rita Hayworth and Victor Mature. The 13-inch statue, which weighs around 6 pounds, went to Wright's nephew when he died in 1985 at the age of 92 in California.
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Bryan Cranston's Play 'All the Way' Breaks Broadway Sales Record

June 24, 2014 06:59:29 GMT


Hot on the heels of its victorious night at Tony Awards, "All the Way" has scored a new feat. Producers announced on Monday that the Broadway play starring Bryan Cranston broke box office record by grossing $1,425,001 for the week ending June 22.

It is the most money earned by a new straight play on Broadway in a single week. The record was previously held by "Lucky Guy" ($1,412,001), a drama written by Nora Ephron and starring Tom Hanks that ran in 2013.
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Jhene Aiko Premieres New Single 'To Love and Die' Ft. Cocaine 80s

June 24, 2014 06:37:20 GMT


Just hours after its preview was released on her Instagram, Jhene Aiko's new single called "To Love and Die" arrived in full. Premiered on Monday, June 23 by DJ Pup Dawg, the track features Cocaine 80s and production from No ID.

In the dark and melodic number, Aiko talks about wanting to do anything for a man she loves. She also quotes the lyrics of 50 Cent's "Many Men" in the song, singing, "Now many men/ Many, many, many men, wish death upon me/ Have mercy on me."
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Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez Have a Date at the Los Angeles Zoo

June 24, 2014 05:50:02 GMT


Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez, who have been flaunting their relationship following their recent reunion, recently had another romantic date at the Los Angeles zoo. The on-and-off couple went to the zoo on Sunday afternoon, June 22. A photo of the famous pair during the date was shared on Instagram by Dave Osokow, who is the director of client relations for SBE.

"Sunday! @TheLosAngelesZoo Thank You Lt. Beccera for looking after us! @selanagomez @justinbieber #lazoo #mydayinla #sunday," Osokow wrote. The snap shows Gomez, sporting a sleeveless white top and jeans, posing with an officer and her Canadian boyfriend who opted for a black top, jeans, a fedora and a pair of shades.
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Kourtney Kardashian Shows Off Baby Bump in Bikini Photo

June 24, 2014 05:39:28 GMT


Pregnant Kourtney Kardashian posted a photo of her and her friends jumping into a swimming pool on Instagram on June 23. In the picture, she shows off her blossoming baby bump in a grey bikini. She captioned the picture with, "Sundayzzzz!"

Kourtney and Scott Disick are currently expecting their third child. His longtime boyfriend was recently reported celebrating his belated birthday with a mystery woman while Kourtney was busy celebrating his niece North West's first birthday at her house in Los Angeles on June 21.
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'The Bachelorette' Recap: Andi Finds Out Her Secret Admirer, Sends a Guy Home During Dinner Date

June 24, 2014 05:05:49 GMT


"The Bachelorette" moved to another romantic place in Europe after last week's episode set in Marseilles, France. In the June 23 outing, Andi Dorfman met the remaining guys in Venice, Italy. Andi invited Nick V. for a one-on-one date, leaving the other guys disappointed, particularly Cody who said, "I'm like the pet dog of the group."

Andi and Nick strolled down the streets holding hands, took a bite of pizza, tried on hats and got swarmed by pigeons at St. Mark's Square before kissing under the Bridge of Sighs. They later dressed up for dinner, where Nick admitted that he fell in love with Andi. Andi gave him a rose and they kissed.
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Nicki Minaj and Drake's Collaboration 'Definitely' Featured in 'Pink Print' Album

June 24, 2014 04:58:22 GMT


Nicki Minaj has revealed that her new collaboration with Drake is underway. In a new interview with Kojo and Jade of Capital Xtra on Monday morning, June 23, the raptress said that the track featuring the Canadian star would "definitely" appear in her upcoming album "The Pink Print".

"I'm a massive fan of [Drake], that's my baby. And I hope and pray we'll have [a collaboration] on there. I think that we'll definitely have one on there," Minaj said and added that she's scheduled to hit the studio with her Young Money labelmate later this week.
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Hope Solo Pleads Not Guilty to Assaulting Sister, Nephew

June 24, 2014 04:30:06 GMT


Soccer star Hope Solo has pleaded not guilty to domestic violence charges following an arrest over the weekend. The former contestant on "Dancing with the Stars" entered the plea when she appeared in Kirkland Municipal Court on Monday, June 23.

During the court meeting, her attorney Todd Maybrown said that the Olympian was a victim in the alleged domestic altercation. "She was hit over the head with a broom handle," he told the court, as quoted by Chicago Tribune.
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Jared Leto Will Not Star in 'Brilliance'

June 24, 2014 04:11:58 GMT


Jared Leto is no longer expected to join the cast and crew of "Brilliance", Nikki Finke has learned. The 30 Seconds to Mars vocalist met with the film's director Julius Onah early last week and said he was interested in the project before he changed his mind.

Leto is not the first actor who has turned down the lead role in the flick based on the book of the same title by author Marcus Sakey. Will Smith was previously attached to play a federal agent named Nick Cooper before he exited the project to work on another feature film.
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Jennifer Aniston Supports Justin Theroux at 'The Leftovers' Premiere

June 24, 2014 03:37:03 GMT


Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux made their first red carpet appearance together in months at the premiere of "The Leftovers" in New York City. The couple's last official appearance in public was when attending the "Life of Crime" premiere at the 2013 Toronto Film Festival in September.

During the special screening at NYU Skirball Center on Monday, June 23, the actress looked radiant in a black blouse left unbuttoned which was paired with a black miniskirt. Her fiance also opted for a semi-formal look with a white shirt and a blue suit. They were all smiles as they posed for photographers, wrapping their arms around each other.
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Paramount and Chinese Company Resolve 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' Issues

June 24, 2014 03:34:53 GMT


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Paramount Pictures and Chinese company Beijing Pangushi Investment Co Ltd have resolved their issues regarding the upcoming release of "Transformers: Age of Extinction". The studio said on Monday, June 23 that the movie would hit theaters without edits.

Pangu accused Paramount of failing to perform contractual obligations that include having a red carpet premiere for the movie at one of its hotels. The company demanded the studio to remove any scene depicting the logo or properties of the company from the movie and other marketing materials.
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Gary Oldman Slams People Who Condemn Mel Gibson and Alec Baldwin

June 24, 2014 03:33:50 GMT


Gary Oldman bashes "hypocrites" who condemn Mel Gibson and Alec Baldwin in an interview with Playboy for its July/August issue. Speaking to the magazine, the "Harry Potter" star also slams "double standards" in Hollywood.

Gibson once received backlash after he was recorded making racist remarks and threats. He also made anti-Semitic rant when he was arrested for DUI in 2006. Addressing controversy around Gibson, Oldman says, "I don't know about Mel. He got drunk and said a few things, but we've all said those things."
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Comedian Steve Rossi Passes Away, Celebrity Friends Pay Tribute


June 24, 2014 03:24:54 GMT


Steve Rossi, the member of the legendary comedy team Allen and Rossi which appeared three times with The Beatles on "The Ed Sullivan Show", died of cancer of the esophagus at a hospital in Las Vegas on June 22. He was 82.

The comedian had been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer of esophagus earlier this month. According to Las Vegas Sun, his family and friends accompanied Steve at the time of his passing. Memorial service will be held at Palm Eastern Mortuary on Friday.
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Rick Ross Denies Being Confronted by Angry Mob in Detroit

June 24, 2014 02:54:23 GMT


Rick Ross laughs off reports saying that he's "in fear of his life" after hundreds of haters outside a Detroit venue prevented him from performing at Hot 107.5's Summer Jamz concert. The Maybach Music Group boss told TMZ that he was indeed denied entrance to the gig, saying the gate to the entrance of the facility was locked.

He claimed that he was never confronted by an angry mob, nor was any of MMG members. Rozay added that he felt bad for disappointed fans who left the concert without watching him perform after waiting in line for six hours.
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Ansel Elgort to Play Cold War Pianist in 'Van Cliburn'

June 24, 2014 02:42:57 GMT


Ansel Elgort has locked his next starring role after claiming his fame as the lead actor in the romantic drama "The Fault in Our Stars". The 20-year-old actor is set to play the titular role of "Van Cliburn", an American pianist who won International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow at the height of the Cold War.

Per Deadline, the film is based on the Howard Reich book "Van Cliburn" that sees the pianist in his formative years. At 23, Cliburn won the first piano competition organized by USSR who wanted to show its superiority at a time when tensions between them and America were sky high. Cliburn impressed the judges with his skill and made it to the final where he received a long standing ovation from the audience.
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All 'American Idol' Judges and Ryan Seacrest Sign Up for Season 14


June 24, 2014 02:12:12 GMT


"American Idol" has announced the line-up for its 14th installment. It's officially announced that all three judges from season 13, Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr., as well as host Ryan Seacrest, will return for next season.

"Jennifer, Keith, Harry and Ryan are the very best in the business at what they do, and I'm thrilled that they are returning to American Idol for another season," says 21st Century Fox senior exec vp David Hill. "Each brings unique qualities and expertise to the team, but they all share the same passion for helping undiscovered singers achieve the American dream."
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Conan O'Brien Pays Back Taxes to Save Rhode Island Home

June 24, 2014 02:12:00 GMT


Conan O'Brien recently paid back taxes and saved his home from auction. As reported by The Westerly Sun, a property in Westerly shore, Rhode Island which belongs to the actor's family was included in one of items to be auctioned on Tuesday, June 24 due to delinquent tax bills. The house, which is valued at $723,000, subsequently was removed from the list after O'Brien paid the $8,000 he owed on Friday.

After the story made headlines, O'Brien released a statement on Monday, saying that the bill issue was caused by a simple mix up. "As soon as I was made aware that the tax bill on my parents' house was being mailed to the wrong address, I paid the bill immediately. The problem has been corrected. I am grateful to the reporter at the Westerly Sun who spotted this error and notified me," he said.
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Video: Adam Levine Sings Acoustic Version of 'Lost Stars' From 'Begin Again' Film

June 24, 2014 01:59:12 GMT


To promote "Begin Again", Adam Levine released a new video for "Lost Stars". In the clip arriving via YouTube on Monday, June 23, the Maroon 5 frontman is featured performing a stripped down version of the song from the movie's soundtrack, showcasing his smooth vocals alongside a man playing his acoustic guitar.

"Begin Again", where Levine makes his big-screen acting debut, is scheduled to open in U.S. theaters on June 27. The film sees the coach of "The Voice" as a budding singer named Dave who dumps his college sweetheart Gretta, played by Keira Knightley, after he turns into a famous superstar in New York City.
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Lana Del Rey Confirms Split From Barrie-James O'Neill

June 24, 2014 01:49:18 GMT


Lana Del Rey is no longer dating Kassidy guitarist Barrie-James O'Neill. The "Shades of Cool" singer has confirmed the split, saying he has "some things with which he has to deal".

"We are currently not together," she said in an interview with Switzerland's 20 Minuten newspaper. "He is a wonderful person. But there are some things with which he has to deal. I will not explain it in detail. This was hard on our relationship, I no longer felt free. We'll see how it goes."
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Gordon Ramsay to End 'Kitchen Nightmares' in U.S. and U.K.

June 24, 2014 01:42:47 GMT


Gordon Ramsay will remove at least one show from his busy schedule. The Scottish chef has announced on his official website that he has decided to end "Kitchen Nightmares" in the U.S. and the U.K.

"As filming comes to a close on the latest series of Kitchen Nightmares I've decided to stop making the show," he said on Monday, June 23. "I'm currently filming 4 new episodes, Costa Del Nightmares, for Channel 4 which will be my last...It's been a blast but it's time to call it a day."
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Filming for 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2' Wrapped Up

June 24, 2014 01:29:53 GMT


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Filming for the last movie in "The Hunger Games" franchise has been wrapped up. Producer Nina Jacobson shared a photo of the lead actors embracing on the last day of filming "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2".

"That's a wrap," she tweeted, thanking author Suzanne Collins and director Francis Lawrence. "Thank you HG Fans. Other than that, I'm speechless." Jacobson also wrote, "Goodbye Berlin. With deepest thanks to our remarkable #Mockingjay cast and crew."
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Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard Announce Second Pregnancy


June 24, 2014 00:59:48 GMT


Happy news came from Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard. The couple said through a representative that they're expecting their second child.

"I can confirm that Kristen and Dax are expecting their second child and a sibling for Lincoln," a representative for the couple told Entertainment Tonight. "The whole family is beyond excited." No due date was mentioned.
 
 
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