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September 02, 2014

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Britney Spears Spends $31,000 on Dogs

September 02, 2014 09:12:35 GMT

Britney Spears apparently has dropped a large amount of money on two dogs. According to new documents filed on her conservatorship, obtained by TMZ, the newly-single pop star paid $31,234.15 for two dogs she bought in 2013 as well as their accessories and food.

The white dog she bought in January was $5,568, while the other pet was bought in July for $8,212. The dogs' clothes cost $1,585 and she paid $5,205 on dog-sitting. The rest of the amount was spent on other common expenses like food.
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Jessie Ware Releases New Track 'Want Your Feeling' Ft. Dev Hynes

September 02, 2014 09:06:25 GMT

Jessie Ware keeps rolling out new tracks off her upcoming album "Tough Love". This time, she made "Want Your Feeling", her collaboration with Blood Orange's Dev Hynes, available for free download on iTunes for fans who pre-order the LP that's coming out next month.

Produced by James Ford, "Want Your Feeling" is a soulful, disco-inspired track featuring 80's vibe. "Feeling/ I want your feeling/ Cause I need it/ But you're leaving," the British songbird sings over the subtle keyboard and drums beat.
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Report: Lindsay Lohan Seeks Hypnotherapy to Give Up Smoking

September 02, 2014 08:46:04 GMT

Lindsay Lohan is reportedly seeking hypnotherapy to give up smoking. The actress and co-producer of "The Canyons" wanted to treat her nicotine addiction before she performs in David Mamet's play, "Speed-the-Plow", from September 24 to November 29 at the Playhouse Theatre in London.

A source told The Sun newspaper, "Lindsay knows that all eyes will be on her and she's worried that if she really starts to crave nicotine when on stage, it'll put her off. Plus, she doesn't want to be wheezing while she's treading the boards. Some people may not believe in the powers of hypnosis or think it's all about swinging a watch about, but Lindsay is willing to try anything to make sure she's a hit."
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'Game of Thrones' Star Miltos Yerolemou Joins 'Star Wars Episode VII'

September 02, 2014 08:33:53 GMT

"Star Wars Episode VII" adds new member to its cast ensemble. Miltos Yerolemou who plays swordsman Syrio Forel on HBO's hit "Game of Thrones" is tapped to play an undisclosed character in the hotly-anticipated film directed by J.J. Abrams.

Set approximately thirty years after Return of the Jedi and the demise of Darth Vader, the plot centers around a trio of young leads, along with characters from the previous installments. Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill return as Han Solo, Princess Leia and Luke Skywalker respectively.
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Cee-Lo Green Deletes His Twitter After Writing Controversial Comments About Rape

September 02, 2014 08:32:18 GMT

Cee-Lo Green deleted his Twitter account after writing some controversial comments about rape. On Friday, August 29, the former judge on "The Voice" pleaded no contest to one felony count of furnishing ecstasy to a woman during a dinner in 2012 and later made the comments in conversations with some of his followers.

A post which he later removed read, "If someone is passed out they're not even WITH you consciously! so WITH Implies consent." He also wrote, "People who have really been raped REMEMBER!!!" After deleting the tweets, he told a fan, "Yes I did. I will not allow that negative energy to loiter on my time line u still got it so keep it! I'm deleting this too."
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Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert Turn Down $1M Deal to Perform at Caesars Palace

September 02, 2014 08:31:36 GMT

Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert have rejected a lucrative deal to play a one-week Las Vegas residency. TMZ reported that the country duo was offered $1 million to play only three shows at Caesars Palace, but the venue decided to back out after the couple asked for $1.25 million.

Shelton and Lambert followed in the footsteps of Mariah Carey and the late Robin Williams, who also turned down similar 6-figure offers to perform at the Colosseum stage back in 2013 and 2012 respectively.
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Maria Bello Gets Bruised in First Teaser for Stephen King's 'Big Driver'

September 02, 2014 08:15:54 GMT

Lifetime has released the first teaser for "Big Driver" based on the novella from Stephen King's 2010 collection "Full Dark, No Stars". The eerie video shows Maria Bello's clean face altering into a bruised one which later intersperses with a shot of a dark road.

The TV movie follows Bello's Tess Thorne, a famous and revered mystery and thriller writer. Returning home from a book signing engagement, she takes a shortcut at the suggestion of the event's planner, Ramona.
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Trailer: Willem Dafoe as Italian Famed Director Pasolini

September 02, 2014 07:56:28 GMT

"Pasolini" debuts its first trailer ahead of its premiere at the Venice Film Festival. The film reconstructs the last day in the life of an Italian famous filmmaker and poet Pier Paolo Pasolini who was murdered in 1975. Willem Dafoe plays the titular character

Pasolini is known as the symbol of art that's fighting against the power. His writings are scandalous and his films are persecuted by the censors. The day of his death, he spends his last hours with his beloved mother and later with his dearest friends, until he finally goes out into the night in search of adventure. At dawn, he is found dead on a beach in Ostia on the outskirts of the city.
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Mary J. Blige's 'The London Sessions' Album to Feature Sam Smith, Disclosure and More

September 02, 2014 07:52:51 GMT

Mary J. Blige is releasing a new album later this year. In a new interview with The Observer, the singer revealed that her new LP would be titled "The London Sessions" and she had worked with some of the brightest British stars for it.

Recorded earlier this summer in the U.K., the album is due out sometime in fall. Sam Smith, who previously partnered with Blige on the new version of his hit "Stay With Me", penned multiple tracks for the project, including a doo-wop track called "Therapy" that he co-wrote with Jimmy Napes.
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'Teen Wolf' Season 4 Finale Sneak Peeks: Save Scott and Kira

September 02, 2014 07:51:11 GMT

The hero needs to be saved in the season 4 finale of "Teen Wolf". As Scott and Kira are kidnapped by Kate, Stiles is seen in a preview for the next episode telling someone that they have to go to Mexico to save their friends. There's also a glimpse of Derek losing consciousness.

Marlia also takes a road trip with Peter to get to Scott and Kira without knowing Peter's hidden evil agenda. In a clip for the said outing, Peter wants to make sure that Marlia is ready for what they're going to face.
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50 Cent Buys Son Miniature Car for His Birthday

September 02, 2014 07:38:32 GMT

50 Cent bought his son a miniature motorized Mercedes ML450 SUV for his second birthday. He took to Instagram on Monday, September 1 to share a photo of himself and his son posing with their respective car.

50 captioned the photo with, "Lol he make me look like I'm getting soft. Lil50 trippin LMAO#SMSAUDIO #thebeauty." In the photo, 50 squatted down beside his son who sat on his miniature car in front of the rapper's black Mercedes.
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Lea Michele Shares Photos From Birthday Vacation in Mexico

September 02, 2014 07:33:06 GMT

Lea Michele apparently had a blast during her birthday vacation in Mexico. The "Glee" star, who turned 28 on August 29, reportedly went to the country with some friends and stayed at the Garza Blanca Resort in Puerto Vallarta.

On Monday, September 1, the "Louder" singer took to Instagram to share beautiful photos from her vacation. In one photo, she can be seen posing in a bikini with the background of trees. "Tropical paradise! @garzablancapvr #Mexico," she wrote. Another snap shows her having a nap in a comfy hammock overlooking the ocean. "Let the birthday festivities continue..." she captioned it.
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Australia Grants Disney $20.2M Incentives for 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' Production

September 02, 2014 06:59:19 GMT

Australia is luring "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" down under. The government has agreed to give Disney $20.2 million incentives in the country's attempt to bring the "Pirates of the Caribbean 5" production to the area.

A rep for Aussie Arts Minister George Brandis said, "The government is pleased to agree to Disney's request to enable earlier funding to be repurposed for the production of Pirates of the Caribbean 5. Any decision to film productions in Australia (such as '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea' or 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5') is a commercial matter for Disney."
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Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed Spend Almost $1,000 at Toronto Sex Shop


September 02, 2014 06:53:14 GMT

Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed spent almost $1,000 at the Seduction Love Boutique in Toronto, Canada on Sunday night, August 31, TMZ reported. The couple reportedly purchased a number of erotic toys worth $860, including vibrators, handcuffs and restraints.

An off-duty employee told the site that they recognized the "How to Make Love to a Woman" actor but couldn't quite place him. The employee then told Ian, "You look like Zac Efron." Ian reportedly laughed off the comment and replied, "Nope, wrong guy."
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YG Cancels Australian Tour After Dropping Out of Washington Show

September 02, 2014 06:42:04 GMT

YG has canceled the entire dates on his upcoming Australian tour. The news was announced by the organizers of Listen Out 2014, Australian music festival which originally included the rapper on its line-up of performers.

"Unfortunately YG has canceled his Australian tour, so he won't be appearing at Listen Out," reads an official statement posted on Listen Out's Facebook page. "In better lineup news, [two] more touring acts and a host of others will be announced over the next [two] weeks."
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'Fashion Police' Cancels Taping Amid Joan Rivers' Health Scare

September 02, 2014 06:40:13 GMT

Taping for E!'s "Fashion Police", which features Joan Rivers as one of the co-hosts, is canceled as the comedienne remains in serious condition as of Monday, September 1. A source tells the Daily News that the taping scheduled to take place in New York this week in conjunction with Fashion Week has been canceled.

There's no word when "Fashion Police" will resume production. The talk show was going to cover the fashion hits and misses during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week which runs from September 4 through September 11 in New York.
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Diana Ross Holds a Party for Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross After Wedding

September 02, 2014 06:39:59 GMT

One day after Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross' wedding, the groom's mother Diana Ross held a party for the newlyweds. According to Page Six, the "farewell barbecue" took place at the veteran singer's estate in Greenwich, Conn. on Monday, September 1. A source said the bash which had a "lavish bohemian theme" was "for close friends and family" only.

The source additionally shared that she heard the bride saying that "she and Evan were 'meant to be' and, 'Diana is a wonderful mother.' " The groom agreed with the sentiment. He reportedly said that his mother took part in "every part of our wedding."
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James Gunn Says 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' Won't Introduce Ms. Marvel

September 02, 2014 06:01:20 GMT

After rumor suggested Marvel was having cold feet to have Carol Danvers in "Avengers: Age of Ultron", fans are wondering in which film she will be introduced. While the studio remains silent, James Gunn dismisses the idea of the heroine also known as Ms. Marvel joining the group of galactic ragtag.

During a visit to the Dragon Con in Atlanta with his brother Sean Gunn who played a pre-CGI Rocket Raccoon on set, James made it clear that he wanted to stay away from "Earthlings" so Chris Pratt's Peter Quill could be the main connection between the franchise's cosmic world and the human planet on Earth.
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Britney Spears Confirmed Cheating Rumors During Las Vegas Show

September 02, 2014 05:04:25 GMT

Britney Spears finally addressed cheating rumors which were said to be her reason to end her relationship with David Lucado. According to MTV, she told attendees at her "Piece of Me" show in Las Vegas on Sunday, August 31, saying, "Well, by now everyone knows my boyfriend cheated on me."

The "Tik Tik Boom" singer then continued, "But the best part of breaking up is going on first dates. OMG, OMG, I need a hot guy. Where are the hot guys here tonight?" Shortly after that, Britney then singled out an attendee who turned out to be celebrity blogger Perez Hilton.
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Video: Drake and Lil Wayne Bring Out 2 Chainz Onstage at Atlanta Concert

September 02, 2014 04:59:39 GMT

Drake and Lil Wayne brought out some special guests when they made a tour stop in Atlanta on Sunday night, August 31. 2 Chainz was the first guest to make an appearance on the stage at Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood alongside the duo.

He assisted Wayne for the live performance of "Rich as F**k", their collaboration from Weezy's "I Am Not a Human Being II" album. 2 Chainz later joined Drizzy for "All Me" from the Canadian rapper's "Nothing Was the Same".
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New 'World News' Anchor David Muir Wants to Get Out of Office as Much as Possible

September 02, 2014 04:53:26 GMT

Just hours before making his debut on "World News Tonight", David Muir talks about his new gig. Having been known as a prolific journalist, he plans to spend as much time as possible on the field rather than staying at the office as he begins the new era of "World News Tonight". "A huge part of this for me was a promise that I was not going to be tethered to the anchor desk," he says prior to his first broadcast on Tuesday, September 2.

Unlike his predecessor, Muir won't be the network's main anchor on breaking news reports, but he's okay with it since it aligns with his desire to get away from the anchor desk as much as possible. George Stephanopoulos will be on standby for the breaking news reports instead.
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'24' Movie Talks Heat Up Again

September 02, 2014 04:47:44 GMT

After being stalled for a long time, "24: The Movie" heads back on track. According to TV Line, talks to bring Jack Bauer to the big screen have quietly gathered steam in recent weeks with producers at Imagine Entertainment "kicking around a new feature idea."

The movie is based on FOX's espionage drama series "24" starring Kiefer Sutherland as highly-skilled agent Bauer. It has been planned since the show ended in 2010. Numerous screenwriters like Billy Ray and Mark Bomback were brought in to take a crack at the adaptation and directors such as Tony Scott and Antoine Fuqua were linked to the project, but it apparently didn't work out.
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Joan Rivers Is 'Getting Better,' Source Says


September 02, 2014 04:46:46 GMT

Joan Rivers is on the road to recovery, a source close to her family says. Rivers was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City on Thursday, August 28 after she stopped breathing following a throat procedure and was in critical condition. A source, however, has shared to E! News that Rivers is slowly on the mend.

"It's a slow process, but she's on the road to recovery. She's getting better. Don't believe all this ridiculous speculation," the source says. The source additionally praises Rivers' daughter Melissa Rivers who stays strong as her mother is hospitalized.
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Justin Bieber and Cody Simpson Readying 'Smack Bang Duets' Album

September 02, 2014 04:17:11 GMT

A few months ago, Cody Simpson revealed he'd been cooking up something in the studio with good pal Justin Bieber. Details about the collaboration remained mysterious, until the Australian singer talked to Sydney Daily Telegraph recently.

In an interview, Simpson said he and Bieber worked together on some tracks that would be included in a joint album expected to be released later this year. "It is a smack bang duets [album]," he told the newspaper.
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Lena Dunham Condemns Nude Photo Leak, Ricky Gervais Backtracks Comment After Backlash

September 02, 2014 03:54:57 GMT

Lena Dunham has condemned the leak of celebrities' nude photos, saying that people who stole and spread them on the internet are "sex offenders." Many celebrities such as Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Kirsten Dunst fell victims to hacking and their naked photos emerged online on Sunday, August 31.

Following the incident, the "Girls" creator took to Twitter to share her opinion on the matter. "The way in which you share your body must be a CHOICE. Support these women and do not look at these pictures," she said in a post. "Remember, when you look at these pictures you are violating these women again and again. It's not okay."
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'Magic Mike XXL' Begins Filming With Steven Soderbergh on Board

September 02, 2014 03:48:22 GMT

"Magic Mike XXL" is officially on the move. Steven Soderbergh gave an update on the production on Sunday, August 31, tweeting an image of the movie's clapperboard and wrote, "It's ON!"

Soderbergh is not directing the male stripper flick but hands the duty to his first assistant director on "Side Effects", Gregory Jacobs. Soderbergh is still heavily involved in the film as the director of photography, camera operator and film editor. "I want to be there, but I don't want to be the director," Soderbergh told GQ in June. "I want to be a part of it. I want to be in the band, but I just don't want to be the frontman this time."
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Robin Williams' Daughter Zelda Is Back on Twitter After Internet Bullying

September 02, 2014 03:46:24 GMT

Robin Williams' daughter, Zelda Williams, is finally back on social media after being bullied by some internet users last month. She took to Twitter on Monday afternoon, September 1 to share her first tweet.

She wrote, "Thank you," along with a link to her Tumblr page which featured a quote from actor Harvey Fierstein. The quote read, "Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself."
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'Bachelor' Couple Juan Pablo Galavis and Nikki Ferrell to Get 'Couples Therapy'

September 02, 2014 03:45:44 GMT

After finding love on "The Bachelor", Juan Pablo Galavis and Nikki Ferrell will get "Couples Therapy" from Dr. Jenn Berman. The couple who has been dating since meeting in season 18 of the ABC reality series will talk about their relationship issues on the VH1 show.

According to PEOPLE, the former pro soccer player and his fiancee have signed up to appear in the upcoming season 5 of "Couples Therapy". They join previously announced celebrity couples, including Jenna Jameson and her MMA coach boyfriend John Wood, former "Jersey Shore" star Deena Cortese and her beau Chris Buckner, "Big Brother" villain Dick Donato and Stephanie Rogness-Fischer, as well as Naughty by Nature's Treach and girlfriend Cicely Evans.
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Prince Unveils Two New Songs 'U Know' and 'WHITECAPS' From New Albums

September 02, 2014 03:16:08 GMT

Prince has previewed his upcoming albums with two new songs. The first track, titled "U Know" and lifted from his solo album "ART OFFICIAL AGE", is an R&B/funk ballad that features the singer showcasing his signature vocals over the piano and beatbox backdrop.

The second song is called "WHITECAPS" and is set to appear on his collaborative LP with his band 3rd Eye Girl, "PLECTRUMELECTRUM". The all-girl band's Hannah Ford serves as the lead vocalist in the track while Prince assists her in some parts.
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First Clip Released for James Franco's 'The Sound and the Fury'

September 02, 2014 03:06:24 GMT

James Franco's adaptation of William Faulkner's novel "The Sound and the Fury" releases its first clip via Deadline. The scene is between Joey King and Scott Haze who feud over how the teenage girl dresses for school and how he's determined to rule her.

Staying true to the book, "The Sound and the Fury" captures the lives and passions of the Compsons, a once proud Southern family caught in a tragic spiral of loss and misfortune. It encapsulates the universal theme of the death of honor, social injustice and forbidden love. Franco also stars in the movie, along with Seth Rogen, Jon Hamm, Tim Blake Nelson and Ahna O'Reilly.
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Angelina Jolie's Wedding Dress Is Revealed

September 02, 2014 02:56:54 GMT

Angelina Jolie reveals her wedding gown on the cover of PEOPLE magazine's latest issue. The cover features first wedding photos of Angelina and Brad Pitt, including a full-length picture of the bride wearing a unique dress which is decorated with her children's original artwork.

Master tailor of Atelier Versace, Luigi Massi, is the one who sewed dozens of designs from Angelina's six children into her dress and veil. Angelina tells the magazine, "Luigi is like family to me and I couldn't imagine anyone else making this dress. He knows and cares for the children and it was great fun putting it together."
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'Criminal Minds' 10.01 Preview: Jennifer Love Hewitt Joins the Team

September 02, 2014 02:43:13 GMT

"Criminal Minds" will begin its tenth season with a new face on the team. As revealed last July, Jennifer Love Hewitt is cast as a new series regular on the show and they waste no time to introduce the new addition.

A preview for the season opener sees Agent Hotchner dubbing Hewitt's Kate Callahan "a valuable asset" for the team and Kate comparing herself to a boy scout. She gets in action and wants to do the honor to arrest the bad guy when they catch him.
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Survivor's Singer Jimi Jamison Dies of Heart Attack

September 02, 2014 02:40:39 GMT

Jimi Jamison, who was the lead singer of Cobra and Survivor, passed away at the age of 63. According to TMZ, the singer's booking agent, Sally Irwin, said that Jamison had a heart attack at his home in Memphis, Tennessee on Sunday night, August 31.

The sad news was confirmed by his family's attorney Jeff Ward. In a statement to WMCActionNews5, the lawyer said, "Jimi was a friend to everyone he met. He was a loving father and grandfather and was always a person who valued people more than anything else."
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Box Office: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Easily Wins on 4-Day Labor Weekend

September 02, 2014 02:35:40 GMT

The four-day Labor Day weekend box office numbers are in. "Guardians of the Galaxy" easily stays on the top spot due to weak holiday competitions, taking in a total of approximately $22.2 million from Friday, August 29 to Monday, September 1.

"Guardians" is expected to end the summer with over $280.5 million domestically and will pass the $300 million mark next weekend as there's no new releases coming ahead. The Marvel movie is the highest-grossing film of 2014 so far but it would only be in the fourth position at the same time in 2013 after "Iron Man 3", "Despicable Me 2", and "Man of Steel".
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Video: Maroon 5 Performs Old and New Hits on 'Today' Show

September 02, 2014 02:09:48 GMT

One day before their "V" album officially arrives, Maroon 5 visited the "Today" show on Monday morning, September 1. The band rocked the stage at Rockefeller Plaza in New York City to perform some tracks off the highly-anticipated new LP.

During their three-song set, Adam Levine and Co. played the forthcoming album's lead single "Maps" before tackling "One More Night" that appears in their hugely successful 2012 record, "Overexposed".
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Jon Voight Calls His 'Ray Donovan' Sex Scenes 'Disgusting'

September 02, 2014 01:52:23 GMT

Jon Voight may have scored a Golden Globe Award for his portrayal of Micky Donovan on "Ray Donovan", but he doesn't embrace all aspects of his character, particularly the ex-con's penchant for women's booties. Commenting on his sex scenes on the show, he says, "It's disgusting. You take an old guy and throw him in there-come on!"

Still, the 75-year-old actor enjoys working on the hit series. "It's fun," he recently told E! News. "We're all enjoying it. The actors I work with are terrific." In another interview with Zap2it, he praised lead star Liev Schreiber who plays the titular character. "I've always thought of Liev as a leading man," Voight said.
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FBI, Apple Investigating Into Celebrity Nude Photo Leak

September 02, 2014 01:50:40 GMT

The FBI and Apple have released statements after naked photos of female celebrities such as Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and Mary Elizabeth Winstead were spread online without their permission. In a statement to NBC News, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said that they were aware of the alleged hacking.

"The FBI is aware of the allegations concerning computer intrusions and the unlawful release of material involving high profile individuals and is addressing the matter," the FBI said on Monday, September 1.
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Lily Collins' Romcom 'Love, Rosie' Gets U.S. Distribution

September 02, 2014 01:47:31 GMT

Romantic comedy "Love, Rosie" gets a U.S. distribution. The Film Arcade and Paramount Home Media Distribution will theatrically release the movie starring Lily Collins and Sam Claflin in the U.S. sometime in early 2015.

Based on Cecelia Ahern's bestselling novel "Where Rainbow Ends", "Love, Rosie" follows Rosie and Alex who are friends and crossed lovers. The pair are planning to head to the States for college together when Rosie discovers she's pregnant after a crazy night out with the most popular boy in school. She encourages Alex to go without her and over the next 12 years their lives change but an undeniable connection remains.
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Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher Expecting First Baby

September 02, 2014 01:46:33 GMT

Carrie Underwood is expecting her first child with her husband, Mike Fisher. The "American Idol" alum took to Instagram and Twitter on Monday, September 1 to announce the happy news by sharing a photo of herself and her dogs.

Carrie captioned the photo with, "In honor of 'Labor' Day, Ace & Penny would like to make an announcement. Their parents couldn't be happier." In the photo, the 31-year-old singer can be seen holding her two dogs, who sport "I'm going to be a big brother" and "I'm going to be a big sister" outfits.
 
 
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