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August 05, 2014

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Oprah Winfrey Wears Cat Suit for O Magazine

August 05, 2014 09:39:15 GMT


Oprah Winfrey shows off her figure in a black cat suit by Capezio on the cover of O, The Oprah Magazine for its September issue. In the cover picture, Oprah wears smoky eye makeup and her hair is styled in chic ponytail. She says about her tight outifit, "I like pretending I'm a movie star."

However, Oprah admits she still has backs-nerves when wearing the cat suit. She claims, "I'm feeling pretty phenomenal on this cover. I was a little apprehensive about doing this cover in a bodysuit because as Maya Angelou says in her 'Phenomenal Woman,' I'm not built to suit a fashion model size.' But it's like something I've never done, it's really kind of exciting."
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Ariana Grande and Jai Brooks Split Again

August 05, 2014 09:33:17 GMT


Ariana Grande has called it quits for the second time with boyfriend Jai Brooks. An insider told Us Weekly that "Jai just wasn't as supportive" as what Ariana expected following the death of her beloved grandfather.

"When her grandfather was dying, everyone was there for her. People flew to Florida to be with her, but Jai didn't," a source told E! News, "Ariana just felt he wasn't there like he should have been."
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Elisabeth Moss Is Also Wanted for 'True Detective' Season 2, Plot and Character Details Emerge

August 05, 2014 09:23:12 GMT


After Vince Vaughn was reported in talks for one of the lead roles on "True Detective" season 2, Elisabeth Moss is now said circling the show as well. The "Mad Men" star is allegedly eyed to play the female lead. Another actress, Michelle Forbes who starred in the first and second season of "The Killing", is additionally linked to "a key role" on the show, The Wrap reports.

The site has also obtained alleged plot details and characters description of the second season. According to the breakdown, the story "will follow the death of Ben Caspar, the corrupt city manager of a fictional California city who's found brutally murdered amid a potentially groundbreaking transportation deal that would forever change freeway gridlock in the state." His body "is found on a lonely stretch of Pacific Coast Highway near Big Sur" with "satanic symbols etched on his chest. It turns out he had a penchant for rough sex and may have been involved in the occult."
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Drake Brings Out Usher, Lauryn Hill and More at OVO Festival

August 05, 2014 09:07:58 GMT


Usher and Lauryn Hill were among the stars who joined Drake at his OVO Festival in Toronto. The Canadian star brought out many guests such as 50 Cent, G-Unit, J. Cole, Trey Songz, DJ Khaled, Jhene Aiko and PartyNextDoor for the show's second part which took place at Molson Ampitheatre on Sunday, August 3.

Hill tackled "Ready or Not" and "Lost One" and joined Drake for "Draft Day" and "Doo Wop (That Thing)". Usher, meanwhile, sang "Climax" and "Confession". Wearing an all-white outfit, Aiko performed some tracks including "The Worst".
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Michael Johns' Autopsy Has Been Completed

August 05, 2014 08:55:25 GMT


Michael Johns' autopsy has reportedly been completed but the cause of death has not been determined yet. The 35-year-old Australian singer-songwriter was found dead on August 1 in a friend's house in Orange County.

In a 911 call recording obtained by TMZ, Michael's friend seemed panic when he found Michael was not breathing. He said to the dispatcher that he's afraid Michael was dead because he was cold to the touch and his body was already stiff. Michael's friend also said that when he saw Michael two hours before, he seemed just fine. In the recording, he was also heard breathlessly doing CPR to Michael with an instruction from the dispatcher.
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Malia Obama Having Fun at Lollapalooza Festival

August 05, 2014 08:52:09 GMT


Malia Obama was having fun while attending the Lollapalooza Festival at Grant Park, Chicago this past weekend with her friends. The First Daughter was spotted by many people at the festival which featured famous musicians such as Eminem, Kings of Leon and Lorde.

The 16-year-old girl attempted to blend in with the crowd in a summery sunflower-print skirt and top and a pair of boots suited for the muddy field. She sported milkmaid braids and appeared to be having a lot of fun. Unlike when she was attending Beyonce Knowles' concert, this time she was not chaperoned by the First Lady. However, she failed to blend in as many concert-goers noticed the Secret Service guards who were with her all the times.
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New 'Batman v Superman' Set Photos Show Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne


August 05, 2014 08:38:57 GMT


Several official pictures from "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" have shown Ben Affleck as the Dark Knight, but only now comic book fans can get a look at the actor as Bruce Wayne. Samuel Otten has posted on YouTube a video featuring on-set images and footage from the movie taken during the filming in Corktown, Detroit, MI., on Monday, August 4.

The images are not clear enough and the video is shaky, but it can be seen that Affleck dons a vest on top of his buttoned-up shirt to portray the Wayne heir. He sports slicked back hair with slight gray in his temples.
News > Music News

Pentatonix Shares 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'-Themed Video for 'We Are Ninjas'

August 05, 2014 07:51:26 GMT


A capella group Pentatonix joins the fun ahead of the release of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" which takes place this week. On Monday, August 4, the quintet dropped a music video for their song "We Are Ninjas" which is inspired by the Megan Fox-starring movie.

Shot at Paramount Pictures, the 1-and-a-half minute clip shows the members singing about saving the day and showing pizza appreciation. "Long before our days begins / What every heroes need / Is a big O greasy pizza," they sing.
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First Looks: Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock on 'Daredevil' and Jennifer Love Hewitt on 'Criminal Minds'

August 05, 2014 07:47:11 GMT


How Charlie Cox will look like as Matt Murdock a.k.a. the titular character on Netflix's "Daredevil" has been revealed via an on-set picture. The photo, posted on Instagram by Craig Engler, shows the blind lawyer donning a grey suit and sunglasses.

More images taken from the set during the filming on Monday, August 4 have been obtained by JustJared, giving a clear look at Cox's Murdock who sports a scar near his right eye. He also uses his walking stick while standing on the street in New York City.
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Jackie Mason Joins Jon Voight in Slamming Penelope Cruz Over Anti-Israel Letter


August 05, 2014 07:27:13 GMT


Jackie Mason slams Penelope Cruz and her husband, Javier Bardem, in an inter view with FOX 411. Penelope and Javier were previously slammed by Jon Voight following the release of their open letter which described Israel's actions against Palestinians in Gaza as "genocide."

Jackie tells the site, "How come there was no disagreement anywhere in the world by celebrities after the attacks on September 11th, when we decided to take action against Al Qaeda and the Taliban for unprovoked attacks on innocent people? This was after only one incident. Can you imagine how furious these celebrities would be if we were being attacked by thousands of missiles, killing innocent people hundreds of times."
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Mischa Barton in Danger of Losing Home due to Unpaid Mortgage

August 05, 2014 07:14:40 GMT


Mischa Barton risks losing her luxurious Beverly Hills mansion if she doesn't quickly pay the $100,000 in back mortgage payments she owes. The actress is nearly five months behind on the mortgage payments for her massive home, PEOPLE has confirmed. The lender has placed the property in foreclosure and Mischa may lose her home unless she works out an agreement soon.

For the last few years, Mischa has been splitting time between London and her L.A. property. She reportedly purchased the lavish mansion for $6.4 million in 2005 at the peak of her career with "The O.C.". The 1.2 acre property has eight bedrooms, 11 baths and three guesthouses. According to TMZ, the star took out a loan for $4.2 million at the time of sale.
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Cee-Lo Green Cancels Concert in Israel

August 05, 2014 07:04:55 GMT


Cee-Lo Green has decided to cancel his show in Israel amid the heated tension in the area. As reported by The Hollywood Reporter, the former judge on "The Voice" was supposed to perform at Jerusalem's Independence Park on August 19, but the promoter said the scheduled show would not take place. The gig, hopefully, will be rescheduled for late October/early November.

"The artist and his crew really wanted to come, but unfortunately we were the ones who had to postpone it because this is not the right time to advertise and push a concert and also because Israel Defense Forces' regional Home Front Command allows gathering of up to a thousand people only," the promoter Carmi D. Wurtman is quoted as saying.
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Hispanics Are Underrepresented in Hollywood Films, Study Finds


August 05, 2014 06:52:39 GMT


Hollywood fails to project the increasing diversity of the U.S., a new study finds. The survey by the University of Southern California's Annenberg school shows that there has been "no meaningful change" in the frequency of any racial or ethnic group in popular films between 2007 and 2013, with Hispanics still being the most underrepresented ethnic group in films.

According to the study, of 3,932 speaking characters in 100 films from last year, only 5% of them were Hispanics. That's the same level recorded in 2008, though the country's Hispanic population has surged up to 17.1% as of 2013.
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Jason Aldean Is Named Most Downloaded Male Country Artist

August 05, 2014 06:36:44 GMT


Jason Aldean has just added an impressive record to his resume. According to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), Aldean is now the most downloaded male country artist ever. The "Burnin' It Down" hitmaker is named Top Male Country Artist in the history of RCAA's Digital Gold & Platinum Awards after raking 21.5 million digital track sales and on-demand since 2005.

In a statement following the exciting news, Aldean thanks his fans for their contribution to the achievement. "This is such a huge honor, and one that everyone on my team earned together," he says. "I love country music, and I wouldn't want to be doing anything else ... there was never a Plan B for me. I can't thank the RIAA or country music fans enough for helping us get to this level ... it's unbelievable!"
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Zooey Deschanel Sparks Split Rumors From Jamie Linden After Cozying Up With New Guy

August 05, 2014 06:16:58 GMT


Zooey Deschanel allegedly has split from boyfriend of two years, Jamie Linden. The split rumors first sparked after Zooey was spotted cozying up with producer Jacob Pechenik on the set of her upcoming movie, "Rock the Kasbah" two weeks ago.

In a picture obtained by E! Online, Zooey was spotted hugging Jacob on the set of the movie. The "500 Days of Summer" actress wore a white tee and a pair of leopard-printed pants. Meanwhile, Jacob wore a grey shirt and a navy jeans.
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Ashley Olsen and 47-Year-Old Boyfriend Bennett Miller Step Out Together

August 05, 2014 04:56:37 GMT


Ashley Olsen and her 47-year-old boyfriend, Bennett Miller, were spotted stepping out together in New York City on Sunday, August 3. The 28-year-old actress and fashion designer was seen following her beau while both of them were leaving Ashley's Manhattan apartment.

Ashley was seen wearing an oversized cream-colored shirt with a grey sweater around her shoulders. The "When in Rome" actress wore no makeup and her blonde hair was styled in casual waves. Meanwhile, Bennett looked more casual as he wore a blue tee with a pair of blue jeans.
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Ed Sheeran Releases 'Don't' Music Video

August 05, 2014 04:47:36 GMT


Ed Sheeran has released a music video for his song "Don't". Arriving via his YouTube channel on Monday, August 4, the visuals features hip-hop dancer Phillip Chbeeb a.k.a. PacMan showing off his flexible body as he makes his way from his place to a mansion.

The music video starts with Chbeeb sleeping on a mattress. He wakes up and starts doing impressive moves while walking into a house. After breakdancing in some houses, the dancer eventually enters a mansion and changes his casual outfit into a suit.
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Vince Vaughn Eyes Lead Role on 'True Detective' Season 2

August 05, 2014 04:38:04 GMT


Another actor has been mentioned as possible star in the second season of "True Detective". Funnyman Vince Vaughn is in preliminary talks to take one of the lead roles on the HBO show, TVLine reports.

Report of Vaughn's possible on-screen involvement on the drama series is quite surprising since he is known for his comedic roles in such movies as "Wedding Crashers" and "The Break-Up". According to Deadline, the role that the actor is eying could be "a villain, possibly with mob ties."
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'The Remaining' Trailer Shows Destruction During Judgment Day

August 05, 2014 04:25:31 GMT


Viewers get a longer sneak peek to supernatural thriller "The Remaining" in a new trailer released by Affirm Films. Sights of destruction on Judgment Day are added along with the characters' struggle to survive and escape what is described as "worse than death."

The film based on biblical accounts of the end times is directed by Casey La Scala and written by La Scala and Chris Dowling. A group of close friends gather for a wedding, but the celebration is shattered by a series of cataclysmic events and enemies foretold by biblical end-times prophecies. The survivors face a horrifying, uncertain future as they scramble for safety, but as their world collapses around them in chaos and terror will they choose real life through faith, or just try to survive?
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Kim Kardashian Shares Snap of Baby North Joining Daddy Kanye West in Studio

August 05, 2014 04:18:18 GMT


North West proves she is daddy's little girl by joining Kanye West working in the music studio. Kim Kardashian shared an adorable snapshot of her rapper husband and their one-year-old sweetheart spending quality time together in the studio.

In the Instagram photo posted on August 4, Kanye, who rarely smiles in public, was beaming with pride and joy as he gazed lovingly at his little girl. North, who was wearing a simple white outfit and a pair of diamond earrings, looked directly into the camera with a tiny smile as her mother snapped the photo. One of Kanye's friends can be seen working with a computer in the background. The "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star captioned the picture with, "#BringYourDaughterToWorkDay."
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Lil' Kim Disses Nicki Minaj on 'Flawless' Remix

August 05, 2014 03:52:27 GMT


Lil' Kim has released her own remix of Beyonce Knowles' "Flawless". Shortly after the former Destiny's Child member dropped the track which features Nicki Minaj, Kim shared her version in which she throws shade at the 31-year-old raptress.

In the first remix, Minaj calls herself "the queen of rap." Kim, who apparently took offense on the line, hits back in her verses, spitting, "Am I tripping or did this ho just say my name? Queen of rap? F**k outta here. Queen's back, f**k outta here. Time to get this wack b***h up outta here."
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NBC's 'Welcome to Sweden' Gets Second Season Order

August 05, 2014 03:35:26 GMT


NBC has given a vote of confidence to freshman "Welcome to Sweden". The new sitcom starring Greg Poehler has been picked up for a 10-episode second season, the network confirms.

The comedy created by Greg based on his life has earlier scored a renewal from Swedish network TV4 on which it airs. The show is executive produced by Greg and his famous sister Amy Poehler. The "Parks and Recreation" star, Will Ferrell and Gene Simmons make guest-starring appearances on the rookie series.
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Sandra Bullock Is Top Earning Hollywood Actress of 2014

August 05, 2014 03:05:25 GMT


Sandra Bullock is the highest-paid actress in Hollywood, according to Forbes. The "Speed" star tops the annual list released by the business magazine on Monday, August 4 with estimated earnings of $51 million over 12 months, thanks mostly to "Gravity" which became a box office hit in 2013 and earned her second Best Actress nomination at Academy Awards.

"Movies based on original ideas, as opposed to comic books or young adult novels, are rare these days in Hollywood...but director Alfonso Cuaron and Warner Bros. had a huge hit with 'Gravity'," Forbes notes. "Much of that success can be chalked up to Sandra Bullock's gripping performance as Ryan Stone. Not only did the film win seven Oscars but it also helped Bullock become this year's highest-paid actress."
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Vanilla Ice Says the New 'Ninja Turtles' Rap 'Feels a Little Artificial'

August 05, 2014 02:54:14 GMT


Rapper Vanilla Ice has shared his opinion on the new "Ninja Turtles" rap by Wiz Khalifa, Juicy J and Ty Dolla $ign. The three stars have recorded a song called "Shell Shocked" for the upcoming "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" soundtrack, but Ice says during an interview with GQ that he is not impressed.

"With respect to all of the artists, the song doesn't really do it for me," says Ice who rapped "Go, ninja, go!" for "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze" in the 1990s. "It feels a little artificial."
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Susan Sarandon's Apartment Burglarized Over the Weekend

August 05, 2014 02:22:26 GMT


Susan Sarandon's apartment in downtown Manhattan, New York was burglarized over the weekend, the New York City Police Department confirmed to Us Weekly. The actress was apparently out of town at the time of the break-in.

NYPD said that the burglary happened on late Saturday night, August 2. "No one was at home at the time of the crime," the police said. Sarandon's 22-year-old son, Miles, left the apartment at West 15th Street around 8 P.M. on Saturday and returned home at about 4 A.M. the following morning to discover the home in a state of disarray. He then called the police.
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'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' Moves on With Lily James, Sam Riley

August 05, 2014 02:10:17 GMT


The long in-development "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" is coming back to life with the casting of Lily James, Sam Riley and Bella Heathcote. After several production delays and casting changes, the adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's remix novel will start shooting in September.

Back in May 2013, it was revealed that Lily Collins was tapped to play the lead with Burr Steers as director. Plans have changed. Collins is out of the picture while Steers is still on board to direct the film. The helmer polished the script originally written by David O. Russell.
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Adam Levine Debuts Post-Wedding Photo With Behati Prinsloo

August 05, 2014 02:07:44 GMT


Adam Levine debuted first photo featuring him and his wife, Behati Prinsloo, since tying the knot in Mexico last month. The "Stereo Hearts" crooner posted the picture on Instagram on August 4, captioning it with, "There is a strong situation going on here."

In the picture, both Adam and Behati wear sunglasses while trying to make serious faces. The judge of "The Voice" wears a blue bandana and unbuttoned printed shirt while the Victoria's Secret model wears a black hat and a sleeveless tee.
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Video: Taylor Swift Sings for 6-Year-Old Cancer Patient

August 05, 2014 01:57:15 GMT


Taylor Swift shows her support to a young fan who is battling cancer. The "Love Story" hitmaker showed up at the Boston Children's Hospital over the weekend to cheer a 6-year-old boy named Jordan Lee Nickerson who suffers from Williams Syndrome. According to his Facebook page, Nickerson underwent an open heart surgery when he was only 18 months old and he was diagnosed with Leukemia last month.

In a video uploaded on his Facebook, the 24-year-old pop/country star can be seen tackling an acoustic version of "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together". "I didn't know you'd come!" the young fan told her. "We wanted to surprise you!" she replied.
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'Big Bang Theory' Stars Sign New Deals, Get Huge Pay Raise

August 05, 2014 01:41:20 GMT


"The Big Bang Theory" fans can now breathe a sigh of relief for their favorite stars will return for at least three more seasons of the show. Following lengthy negotiations, Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco have now signed new three-year contracts.

Deadline reports that under the new deals, the three stars get the hefty pay raise that they demanded. They will earn $1 million per episode, almost three times more than their current earnings of $350,000 per episode. They'll also receive a bigger cut of the show's lucrative syndication earnings on TBS.
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Keke Palmer Makes Broadway History as First Black Cinderella

August 05, 2014 00:36:19 GMT


Keke Palmer is to make a Broadway history to be the first African American Cinderella. The TV star and youngest talk show host will join the cast of Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Cinderella" starting September 9.

"I'm sooooo excited to be doing broadway for the first time, as Cinderella!! DREAMS DO COME TRUE!!" Palmer tweeted after the announcement made the news. She also told Vanity Fair on Friday, August 1 of how she celebrated the acclaim. "I don't really celebrate. And besides, I still don't believe it is real!" she said.
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'School of Rock' TV Series Coming to Nickelodeon

August 05, 2014 00:18:06 GMT


More than a decade after it first hit the big screen, "The School of Rock" is revived as a TV series. Nickelodeon is teaming up with Paramount to adapt the Jack Black-starrer into a live-action musical comedy that runs for 13 episodes in its debut season.

Like the movie, the TV series will center on the character played by Black. Dewey Finn is the penniless rock star who becomes a substitute teacher in a prestigious prep school, teaching the students to love rock n' roll in an unconventional way. "With Dewey's outrageous personality and rock star sensibilities taking center stage, 'School of Rock' will be an irresistibly fun show for the whole family," Paramount TV president Amy Powell said.
News > Movie News

Sony Plans a Female Superhero Film in Spider-Man Universe

August 04, 2014 23:50:56 GMT


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Marvel is not the only studio that sees the potential of a female-led superhero movie. Sony has hired Lisa Joy to pen a script for a female-driven superhero film that takes place in the Spider-Man universe.

It is yet known which character will be in the center of the new project, which has been described as co-chairman Amy Pascal's passion. However, speculations are surrounding Silver Sabler, Black Cat and Spider-Woman. Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach are already attached to produce the film.
 
 
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