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July 20, 2014

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Backstreet Boys Cancel Concert in Israel

July 20, 2014 16:47:42 GMT


A. J. McLean, Howie Dorough, Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson, and Brian Littrell scrap their scheduled Backstreet Boys concert in Israel as the country's conflict with Palestine escalates. They were supposed to perform in Israel for three consecutive nights starting July 29.

"We are very sorry to inform you that the BSB concerts planned for July 29-30-31 at the Ra'anana Amphitheater have been postponed," the boyband says in a statement. "This is a major disappointment for the band and fans as this was to be our first visit to Israel and we looked forward to meeting our fans."
News > Movie News

Anthony Mackie and Common Respond to Black Captain America

July 20, 2014 16:26:16 GMT


More Hollywood stars react to the announcement of Black Captain America. Anthony Mackie, who plays Sam Wilson a.k.a. Falcon in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier", and rapper Common are among those weighing in on the news.

Both applaud Marvel for pushing for more diversity in their superhero characters. "Dreams do come true!!! It's only the ComicBook, but it's still amazing!" Mackie gushed on Twitter.
News > Celebrity Gossip

New Orleans' Oldest Jazz Musician Lionel Ferbos Dies at 103

July 20, 2014 16:01:24 GMT


New Orleans musician Lionel Ferbos passed away Saturday, July 19 after celebrating his 103rd birthday on Thursday. The jazz trumpeter died peacefully at his home in the Crescent City surrounded by friends and family.

Ferbos was considered the oldest working jazz musician in New Orleans, Louisiana. He started learning how to play trumpet at 15. His parents initially disapproved of his choice of wind instrument because he had asthma as a child.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Jake T. Austin Charged With Hit-and-Run

July 20, 2014 14:48:22 GMT


Jake T. Austin is charged with one count of misdemeanor hit-and-run. According to TMZ, the former "Wizards of Waverly Place" star was involved in a car crash November last year. An Audi registered under his name slammed into three parked cars.

The 19-year-old actor whose real name is Jake Austin Szymanski was nowhere to be found when police arrived on the scene. Rumor back then suggested that people in the car took off before law enforcement could question them.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Selena Gomez Says She's Not Picking Any Sides After 'Pray for Gaza' Message

July 20, 2014 14:17:10 GMT


Selena Gomez apparently got mixed responses for her message to bring peace in Palestine. Hours after posting a "Pray for Gaza" note, the ex-Disney star posted a picture of a person mediating on the water with caption, "And of course to be clear, I am not picking any sides. I am praying for peace and humanity for all!"

The young actress said in her previous post, "Please pray for those families and babies today. Please always remember what's important in life. It's not any of this. We are here to help, inspire and love. Be that change. #wearethenextgeneration." She summed up her message, "It's About Humanity. Pray for Gaza."
News > Celebrity Gossip

'Maverick' and 'Rockford Files' Star James Garner Dies at 86


July 20, 2014 13:54:07 GMT


Hollywood is mourning the loss of legendary actor James Garner. Police confirmed the iconic actor known as the original Bret Maverick on a classic TV series of the same name had died of natural causes at his home in the Brentwood area of Los Angeles. He was 86.

Police responded to a call Saturday evening, July 19 and an ambulance was dispatched to Garner's house, but it was too late when they arrived. There was no immediate word on the specific cause of the actor's death, but he had stroke several years ago.
News > Movie News

Beyonce Knowles Releases 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Teaser Trailer

July 20, 2014 09:05:57 GMT


The first teaser trailer for "Fifty Shades of Grey" is unleashed by Beyonce Knowles on Instagram. Featuring her song, it includes a tantalizing teaser of a scene where Christian Grey's hand caressing Anastasia Steele's thigh under the table and lifting her skirt in the process.

The trailer is expected to premiere this coming Thursday, July 24, while the first footage was already released at CinemaCon in Las Vegas last March. Aside from the teaser trailer, a picture of Grey's chopper is also posed on Facebook.
News > TV News

Zendaya Coleman Responds to Alexandra Shipp's Casting in Lifetime's Aaliyah Biopic

July 20, 2014 07:53:33 GMT


Zendaya Coleman has nothing but good words for Alexandra Zipp who replaces her as Aaliyah in Lifetime's biopic. In a series of clips posted on Instagram, Zendaya congratulated Alexandra for securing the role and asked fans not to create drama.

"Congratulations to the new woman playing Aaliyah. I only hope that she does not have to deal with half the haters that I had to deal with. And remember that we are all human beings trying to do what we love to do. Let's practice motivation and love, not discrimination and hate. Alright."
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'Breaking Bad' and 'True Detective' Among Winners at 2014 TCA Awards

July 20, 2014 07:24:46 GMT


The 30th annual Television Critics Association (TCA) Awards announced winners Saturday night, July 19 at the Beverly Hilton hosted by Terry Crews ("Brooklyn Nine-Nine"). AMC's "Breaking Bad" and HBO's "True Detective" were among the winners at the event.

"Breaking Bad" won the coveted Program of the Year. "It's a little sad saying goodbye. This is the last time we'll be up here," main star Bryan Cranston said after accepting the kudo, before jokingly adding, "Unless you create the category of newly departed show."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo Get Married in Mexico

July 20, 2014 06:37:45 GMT


Adam Levine is a married man. The Maroon 5 frontman tied the knot with his fiancee, beautiful model Behati Prinsloo, in front of 275 guests at Flora Farm in Los Cabos, Mexico, on Saturday, July 19. The groom wore a tux, and his blushing bride donned Marchesa gown.

The guests included Jonah Hill, Erin Heatherton, Robert Downey Jr., Candice Swanepoel, Jason Segel, and Levine's bandmates James Valentine and Jesse Carmichael. Meanwhile, some of Prinsloo's model pals including Coco Rocha served as her bridesmaids.
 
 
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