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September 04, 2014

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Machine Gun Kelly Celebrates Tour Kick-Off With New Track 'Wanna Ball'

September 04, 2014 08:57:31 GMT

Machine Gun Kelly has debuted a new track titled "Wanna Ball". Produced by Toronto's Pro Logic, it was uploaded to the rapper's SoundCloud page just hours before he's scheduled to kick off his "No Class" tour on Wednesday, September 3.

The new record features MGK discussing various real-life issues and the struggle he overcame as he started his music career. "But I was just local, didn't have a rap name/ I was just hopeful/ Paid for my first studio session with quarters, we ain't even have enough money to cut vocals," he raps at one point.
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David Cassidy Strikes a Plea Deal in DWI Case

September 04, 2014 08:51:17 GMT

David Cassidy struck a plea deal in his DWI case in upstate New York. The 64-year-old actor returned to court on Wednesday, September 3 to enter a guilty plea to a misdemeanor drunk driving charge.

David was ordered to complete 50 hours of community service and to install ignition interlock device on his cars. According to D.A., the former teen idol already completed an alcohol treatment program and in November judge would have to decide whether or not David would need more programs.
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Health Department Reviewing the Clinic Which Treated Joan Rivers

September 04, 2014 08:47:53 GMT

Health Department is launching a review over a clinic which treated Joan Rivers before her condition went critical last week. According to TMZ, officials at health department confirm that they are "reviewing the matter," but they are not conducting official investigation. The review apparently may take weeks up to months.

Rivers underwent a procedure to repair her vocal cords at Yorkville Endoscopy on Thursday, August 28. The 81-year-old comedian, however, stopped breathing during the procedure and was rushed to Mount Sinai hospital. Sources told the site that health department had contacted the clinic twice since last Thursday.
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Angelina Jolie Reveals the Irony of Her Honeymoon With Brad Pitt

September 04, 2014 08:47:22 GMT

Despite their reputation as one of the most beautiful celebrity couples, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's honeymoon was not as romantic as people may have imagined. In an interview for PEOPLE's cover story, the actress revealed that they were filming their new movie "By the Sea" while on honeymoon.

"We are working together on a drama about grief and finding a way through a difficult marriage," she explained the irony of their "workingmoon." She added, "We find it very funny that it's our honeymoon."
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Kendrick Lamar Sued for $1M Over Illegal Sample on 'Rigamortis'

September 04, 2014 08:41:53 GMT

Kendrick Lamar has been accused of featuring illegal sample on one of his tracks. TMZ has reported that jazz musicians Eric Reed and Willie Jones III are suing the rapper, claiming he stole their 2010 song called "The Thorn" for his "Rigamortis".

In their lawsuit, Reed and Jones say Lamar took their music and simply added his own lyrics for the hit from his 2011 album "Section .80". The duo insists that " 'The Thorn' isn't merely part of 'Rigamortis' ... IT IS 'Rigamortis'."
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Al Pacino Open to Star in Marvel Movie After Praising 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

September 04, 2014 08:18:11 GMT

Al Pacino has watched "Guardians of the Galaxy", and he is impressed by the James Gunn-directed movie. The 74-year-old movie veteran calls it "the most entertaining, inventive, beautiful film" and is open to the idea of joining Marvel Cinematic Universe.

"It was not something I would readily go see, but my kids got me to go, and one has to draw the line at where prejudice starts and where it ends - that was good stuff!" he tells Deadline. "I recognized the ingenious stuff they were doing; the invention, the attractiveness of the way they were performing it. It had Shakespearian feeling to it at times. I was caught up in the big screen, the great sound..."
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Jazmine Sullivan Debuts Emotional New Track 'Forever Don't Last'

September 04, 2014 08:15:17 GMT

Earlier this year, Jazmine Sullivan released her comeback single "Dumb" which features guest vocals from Meek Mill. To follow it up, the singer unveiled a new track titled "Forever Don't Last" on Wednesday, September 3.

The acoustic guitar-driven ballad finds Jazmine going emotional as she details the painful end of a long relationship. "And I tried to believe that we could make it/ But trying don't work/ So I just have to face that forever doesn't last too long these days," she sings.
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Disney and Deadmau5 in Dispute Over Mouse Ears Logo

September 04, 2014 08:05:02 GMT

Disney and DJ Deadmau5 are now in legal battle over his mouse ears logo. The Walt Disney Co. filed documents to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday, September 2 to block the performer's attempt to gain trademark over his logo.

As reported by Variety, in the documents, Disney claims that Deadmau5's logo is "is nearly identical in appearance, connotation and overall commercial impression to Disney's Mouse Ears Marks." According to the company, the similarities will cause confusion as "both parties marks are comprised of a round head with prominent round mouse ears in silhouette." Disney also argues that their mouse has been used starting from 1928.
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Rosario Dawson: 'I Was a Virgin Until I Was 20 Years Old'

September 04, 2014 07:54:07 GMT

Rosario Dawson opens up about her teenage years in an interview with Cosmopolitan for Latinas for its September issue. She tells the magazine, "I was an awkward teenager. I went stag to my prom. I was dating one guy in elementary school who made me hold hands at recess, and then he broke up with me to go with a girl who would make out."

The "Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief" actress continues, "I was a virgin until I was 20 years old! My mother was raising five kids on her own, I wasn't just going to sit back and be a horny teenager and continue some cycle of teenage pregnancy - I wanted more opportunities; I wanted to be the first person in my family to go to college."
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Kendall Jenner Rumored for 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Sequel

September 04, 2014 07:47:36 GMT

Kendall Jenner is reportedly in talks to play a role in "Fifty Shades of Grey" sequel. "It wouldn't be a major role but would certainly be a foot in the door of Hollywood. Apparently, she'll only sign on once Sam Taylor-Wood is confirmed as the director," a source said.

According to Grazia Magazine, the brunette beauty is sought to star in the second installment of the steamy film after failing to sign her for the first movie. Both the director and the executives at Universal are allegedly keen to have the model join the franchise.
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Sheldon Goes Pantless and Lands in Trouble in 'Big Bang Theory' Season 8 Photos

September 04, 2014 07:36:03 GMT

There are still two weeks before "The Big Bang Theory" returns, but fans can get sneak peeks at the upcoming season 8 in newly-released photos from the first episode. In one of the pictures, Sheldon is seen having a good time in Chicago, taking a selfie with the background of pictures of iconic landmarks in the city.

The fun, however, soon ends as Sheldon lands in trouble that causes him to lose his pants. He stops by a police station before Leonard and Amy pick him up. Meanwhile, Penny who rocks a new short haircut has a job interview.
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One Direction Sets New Guiness World Record With Their Three Albums

September 04, 2014 07:25:00 GMT

One Direction has earned a spot in the Guinness World Records 2015 book. Ahead of the September 11 release of the book, the Guinness announces the British/Irish boyband is the first act to have their first three albums debut at No. 1 on "the standard-bearing American chart."

The group's "Midnight Memories" is their latest chart-topping LP. It debuted at No. 1 on Billboard 200 following its release late last year. Previously, their first album "Up All Night" and their sophomore set "Take Me Home" also entered the same chart at the top slot.
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Betty White Falls Victim to Death Hoax

September 04, 2014 07:24:31 GMT

Betty White has fallen victim to a death hoax after some fans apparently misread a headline in a satirical piece. On Wednesday, September 3, White's agent assured fans that the actress was fine, telling L.A. Times, "She is on the set shooting 'Hot in Cleveland' right now."

Reports about the 92-year-old star's passing were caused by a satirical piece which reads, "Actress Betty White, 92, Dyes Peacefully In Her Los Angeles Home." The article features an alleged interview with her manager as well as the actress, who is popular for her appearances on TV programs such as "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "The Golden Girls", talking about dying her hair blonde.
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Jessica Chastain and Kristen Wiig in Talks for Ridley Scott's 'The Martian'

September 04, 2014 07:05:21 GMT

Jessica Chastain and Kristen Wiig are in contention to join Ridley Scott's next project "The Martian". The two actresses are in talks to play the leading lady opposite Matt Damon. Rumor has it, Chastain's chance to land the role is bigger than Wiig's.

The film follows an astronaut who becomes stranded on Mars and must figure out how to survive long enough to return to Earth. The "Cast Away" meets "Gravity" story is scripted by Drew Goddard based on Andy Weir's e-book of the same name.
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Demi Lovato Announces Her Own Skincare Line

September 04, 2014 07:00:59 GMT

Demi Lovato is going to launch her own skincare line named Devonne by Demi in December. The "Camp Rock" actress took to Twitter on Wednesday, September 3 to announce her skincare line debut, writing, "#DevonneByDemi."

Demi tells PEOPLE of her new skincare line, "Ever since I was a young girl, I have always been about skincare for some reason. When you take time to do things for yourself like care for your skin, you feel the most confident."
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'The Good Wife' New Season 6 Promo: We Are Florrick, Agos and Lockhart

September 04, 2014 06:52:13 GMT

CBS has released a new promo for "The Good Wife" season 6 to tide fans over the show's return. Despite short, the video manages to share some juicy details from the next installment of the critically acclaimed series.

It opens with Eli (Alan Cumming) asking Alicia (Julianna Margulies) if she wamts to run for State's Attorney. "I'm never saying yes," she says, although Eli convinces her that she could win. Diane (Christine Baranski), meanwhile, pitches the merge of Florrick/Agos with Alicia's firm to make "the biggest firm in the country."
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Michelle Obama Stars in 'Funny or Die' Skit 'Snackpocalypse'

September 04, 2014 06:46:24 GMT

First Lady Michelle Obama has starred in a "Funny or Die" skit alongside Chloe Moretz and Tyler Posey. The "Divergent" spoof clip which is called "Snackpocalypse" aims to promote healthy eating and criticize snacking habit.

In the video, Moretz plays a health-conscious teenager who lives among junk-food eaters. Her friends at school who gobble processed food, much soda and sugar later become sick and look like zombies. Posey then approaches her, telling the "Carrie" star that she is the one who can help those people.
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Video: Luke Bryan Falls Off Stage Again During Concert in Indiana

September 04, 2014 06:11:25 GMT

Someone needs to tell Luke Bryan to be more careful. A video recently surfaced showing the country singer having a minor accident when he performed in Noblesville, Indiana over the Labor Day weekend as part of his 2014 Farm Tour.

In the one-minute clip, Bryan is seen in the middle of performing his hit song "Suntan City" when he takes a giant step and suddenly falls off stage. Fortunately, a number of excited ladies standing close to the star catch him and help him jump back to the stage.
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Benedict Cumberbatch Rumored for Martian Manhunter in 'Justice League'

September 04, 2014 05:54:59 GMT

Benedict Cumberbatch is reportedly considered to join "Justice League" which is expected to follow up "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice". The English actor is rumored to portray the Martian Manhunter in the upcoming flick.

"I'm going to let that rumour run," he said on the red carpet of GQ Men of the Year awards when asked by BBC about him possibly playing the hero who, in the comics, disguises his identity by posing as a detective working for the Metropolis police department.
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Justin Bieber Visits Hospital for Sprained Wrist

September 04, 2014 05:10:35 GMT

Justin Bieber visited the Stratford General Hospital in Ontario, Canada for wrist injury on Wednesday, September 3, TMZ reported. Sources told the site that the "Beauty and a Beat" singer was found to have "suffered a sprain."

Last Friday, Justin was arrested when he was spending the day with his on-and-off girlfriend, Selena Gomez, in his native. He was charged with dangerous driving and assault following an accident between Justin's ATV and a paparazzo's minivan.
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Nick Cannon Slams 'Gossip Outlet' for Reports About Mariah Carey Split

September 04, 2014 05:03:07 GMT

Nick Cannon has slammed media following constant reports about his marriage to Mariah Carey. The "America's Got Talent" host, who is having marriage problems with his wife, took to Twitter on Wednesday, September 3 to tell people to respect their privacy during the difficult time.

"Because my family & I haven't been forthcoming with personal information, people are quick to paint negative pictures and spread rumours," he wrote. "For the record I NEVER have, nor will I make a statement regarding my marriage. So whatever your favorite gossip outlet is reporting has been created within their own imagination. At this difficult time I would ask all civilized people to please respect my family and this process."
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'The Flash' to Reunite 'Prison Break' Stars Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell

September 04, 2014 04:58:57 GMT

"The Flash" will stage a mini "Prison Break" reunion. The CW's new show has added "Prison Break" alum Dominic Purcell to the cast after previously hiring his former co-star Wentworth Miller.

On the upcoming adaptation of DC Comics' property, Purcell will play Mick Rory who is also known as DC Comics villain Heat Wave, a pyromaniac who finds an outlet for his obsession when he teams up with Leonard Snart, a.k.a. Captain Cold (Miller). Miller will make his debut in episode four, while Purcell's Heat Wave will appear later, but they are going to star together in episode ten.
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Garth Brooks Releases Comeback Single 'People Loving People'

September 04, 2014 04:25:44 GMT

A brand new Garth Brooks song is finally here. The country superstar, who recently ended his more-than-a-decade retirement, released his comeback single titled "People Loving People" to country radio stations on Wednesday, September 3.

Marking his first real single since 2001, the midtempo country/rock track was penned by hitmakers busbee, Lee Thomas Miller and Chris Wallin. Over guitar and piano, Brooks sings about how people loving other people is the best solution for many issues the world is facing right now.
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NeNe Leakes to Make Broadway Debut as Cinderella's Wicked Stepmother

September 04, 2014 04:02:15 GMT

NeNe Leakes is adding Broadway star to her resume. The Bravo reality star and "Glee" actress is cast as Madame, the stepmother in Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Cinderella", as the musical is preparing to take a bow early next year after a triumphant 2-year run.

Leakes will portray the villain from November 25 to the closing date. The female character in the stage production was previously played by Tony winner Harriet Harris and then by Emmy nominee Fran Drescher before Nancy Opel took it over.
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Kim Kardashian Posts Butt-Naked Snap From British GQ Photo Spread

September 04, 2014 04:00:16 GMT

Kim Kardashian poses completely nude for British GQ's October issue. The 33-year-old reality star posted one of the racy photos from the magazine on Instagram on Wednesday, September 3. She captioned the picture simply with, "#GQ."

In the picture, the "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star wears nothing but a pair of silver stilettos. She shows off her enviable figure by lying on her stomach and crossing her legs to cover the crack of her bum. Wearing a blonde wig, Kim turns her head towards the camera.
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Sofia Vergara Once Again Tops Forbes' List of Highest-Paid TV Actresses

September 04, 2014 03:59:34 GMT

Sofia Vergara is still the top earning TV actress, according to Forbes. The magazine has released the list of The Highest-Paid TV Actresses of 2014 and the Colombia-born star holds tight to the top spot for a third straight year with about $37 million in earnings this past year.

The "Modern Family" star earns $325,000 per episode on the hit ABC show, but she makes more money from lucrative endorsement deals with the likes of Diet Pepsi, CoverGirl, At&T, Head & Shoulders and the medication Synthroid. She's also the co-founder of Latin World Entertainment, a talent management and entertainment-marketing firm.
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Video: Adam Levine Impersonates Michael Jackson and More on 'Tonight Show'

September 04, 2014 03:53:29 GMT

Adam Levine showed off impersonation skills during his recent appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon". Stopping by the late night talk show on Tuesday, September 2, the Maroon 5 frontman engaged in a battle of impression with Jimmy Fallon in a game called "Wheel of Impression".

In the segment, a name of a singer and song title will be randomly displayed on the screen and the two have to sing the track using the singer's style. In the 5-minute clip, Levine performed Frank Sinatra-styled "Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes" and "Theme from Sesame Street" in Michael Jackson's voice.
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'So You Think You Can Dance' Announces Season 11 Winner

September 04, 2014 03:14:11 GMT

"So You Think You Can Dance" has a new winner. Following the final four's performances last week, one of them was crowned a champion in the Wednesday, September 3 finale, but first viewers were treated to repeats of the judges and the contestants' favorite dances from throughout the season.

The Top 20 dancers kicked off the show with a lively number choreographed by Warren Carlyle and set to "Doctor Jazz". There was also a musical performance of "Bailando" by Enrique Iglesias and Sean Paul, which was a unique collaboration. Paula Abdul, who is a judge on the Australian version of "SYTYCD", showed up as a guest.
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Miranda Lambert Leads 2014 CMA Awards Nominees

September 04, 2014 03:13:47 GMT

The nominees of the 48th annual Country Music Association Awards were revealed on Wednesday, September 3. Miranda Lambert leads the pack as she scores nine nods and she is now tied with herself for the most nominations in one year for a female artist.

Her name is featured in seven different CMA categories including Entertainer of the Year, where she's pitted against husband Blake Shelton and other country's biggest stars like Luke Bryan, George Strait and Keith Urban.
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Weinstein to Release Quentin Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight' in 2015

September 04, 2014 03:01:34 GMT

Quentin Tarantino's highly-anticipated movie "The Hateful Eight" will be distributed by The Weinstein Company. The Western-themed movie started filming in January and will be released in fall 2015.

"We are incredibly excited to begin production on 'The Hateful Eight,' as we know this picture will be as innovative, brash and of course fun as all Quentin projects prior," Bob and Harvey Weinstein said in a statement. "There is, quite simply, no other filmmaker like him, and we are as proud as ever to continue this partnership that started over twenty years ago."
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Kaley Cuoco Responds to Nude Photo Leak With 'Topless' Picture

September 04, 2014 02:58:27 GMT

Some celebrities, who became victims of massive nude photo leak last weekend, have vented their anger on social media sites. However, Kaley Cuoco opted to poke fun at the shocking photo frenzy by posting on Instagram a censored picture of herself and her husband, Ryan Sweeting.

In the photo, Kaley's chest and Ryan's lower body were strategically pixelated as if she was topless and he was wearing no pants. She jokingly wrote alongside the picture posted on September 2, "What a fun day that was, frolicking with my hubs on the beaches of Mexico! Feels like we forgot something?"
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Video: Benedict Cumberbatch Gives Hilarious Speech at GQ Men of the Year Awards

September 04, 2014 02:37:03 GMT

A hilarious video of Benedict Cumberbatch's rambling speech has gone viral. The "Sherlock" actor, who was honored with Actor of the Year award at 2014 GQ Men of the Year Awards on Tuesday, September 2 was a bit incoherent after having a few drinks at the event.

"This is wonderful. I'd like to thank James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender and Tom Hardy for not being available," he joked. "But seriously, it's an embarrassment of riches. I'm in one of those extraordinary rooms with extraordinary people." He also referred to F1 race driver Lewis Hamilton as "motor driver."
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First Look at Allison Williams as Peter Pan in NBC's Live Production

September 04, 2014 02:34:13 GMT

How Allison Williams will look like as the boy that never grows up, Peter Pan, in NBC's live musical production has been revealed. On Wednesday, September 3, the network released the first official photo of the "Girls" star in costume as the titular character.

The 26-year-old actress also shared the picture on her Instagram, captioning it, "The transformation begins! My first shoot as Pan." She rocks a short do in the image, but it's just a wig. She revealed, "Fun fact: I was all ready to cut my hair, then was told by the folks who actually know what they're doing that a wig works better for everybody."
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Al Pacino Deals With Aging in 'The Humbling' Trailer

September 04, 2014 02:07:41 GMT

Beside premiering "Manglehorn" at the Venice Film Festival, Al Pacino was also at the Lido to present "The Humbling". First trailer to the movie he personally calls tragic comedy has been released via Deadline.

The pic tells the story of a legendary stage actor, Simon, who has an affair with a lesbian woman half his age at a secluded country house in Connecticut. Based on Philip Roth's final novel, it is a tragic comedy about a man who has lived inside his own imagination for too long.
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'The View' Names Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace as New Co-Hosts

September 04, 2014 01:57:07 GMT

The search is over. "The View" has reportedly chosen actress/dancer/choreographer Rosie Perez and political commentator Nicolle Wallace as the new co-hosts to join moderator Whoopi Goldberg and returning co-host Rosie O'Donnell.

*ABC has not made the official announcement yet as final details of their deals are reportedly still being worked out. They will fill the seats left vacant by Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy, who exited the show in August, and are expected to make their debut on the daytime program when it kicks off its new season on September 15.
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Ariana Grande's 'My Everything' Debuts Atop Billboard 200

September 04, 2014 01:55:38 GMT

As predicted, Ariana Grande's "My Everything" tops this week's Billboard 200. Selling 169,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, it gives the former Nickelodeon star her second No. 1 album on the chart in less than a year.

Grande's first studio effort, "Yours Truly", also entered Billboard 200 at No. 1. It opened with 138,000 copies sold back on September 2, 2013. This makes Grande the first woman to have her first two albums landed at No. 1 since 2010. The last act to do so was Susan Boyle with 2009's "I Dreamed a Dream" and 2010's "The Gift".
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Joan Rivers Moved From ICU to Private Room

September 04, 2014 01:50:36 GMT

Joan Rivers was moved from the intensive care unit to a private room at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City on Wednesday, September 3, her daughter, Melissa Rivers, confirmed. She said that her mother was being "kept comfortable."

Melissa said in a statement, "My mother has been moved out of intensive care and into a private room where she is being kept comfortable. Thank you for your continued support." However, she did not give any indication whether or not her mother's condition had improved.
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George Clooney to Direct Phone Hacking Scandal Movie

September 04, 2014 01:44:45 GMT

George Clooney will step behind the camera for "Hack Attack". The project is based on The Guardian journalist Nick Davies' book of the same name which uncovers Rupert Murdoch's news empire celebrity phone-hacking scandal and results in the closure of the News of the World.

"This has all the elements - lying, corruption, blackmail - at the highest levels of government by the biggest newspaper in London," Clooney said in a statement. "And the fact that it's true is the best part. Nick is a brave and stubborn reporter and we consider it an honor to put his book to film."
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Ciara and Future Reportedly Are Back Together

September 04, 2014 01:40:49 GMT

Ciara and her fiance Future, who went separate ways last month, apparently are back together. According to TMZ, Ciara and her rapper beau are rekindling their relationship and live together again as she believes that having the rapper with their 4-month-old son Future Zahir Wilburn will be the best for the baby.

"They are working things out and are supposed to be getting back together. She really cares about Future and still loves him. She is going to try for her family," a source additionally told E! News.
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'Game of Thrones' Won't Feature Bran Stark and Hodor in Season 5

September 04, 2014 01:35:08 GMT

"Game of Thrones" fans may be upset to learn that two of their favorite characters won't return in season 5. Kristian Nairn, who plays Hodor, revealed the shocking plot shakeup, saying that his character and Isaac Hempstead-Wright's Bran Stark wouldn't be featured at least for a season.

"We have a season off and we have a year's hiatus, solely because I imagine our storyline is up to the end of the books," Nairn told Yahoo! News in Australia. "So, I get my year off now to do Rave of Thrones and gallivant all over the world," he added, referring to his DJing career where he throws "GOT"-themed parties.
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Brittany Murphy's Father 'Disgusted' Over Lifetime's Unauthorized Biopic

September 04, 2014 01:00:25 GMT

Brittany Murphy's father speaks out against Lifetime's biopic of his daughter, saying he's "disgusted and outraged" by the project. Angelo Bertolotti was particularly angry on how he was portrayed as an absent father in "The Brittany Murphy Story" and how his ex-wife Sharon was seen as the late actress' primary parent.

"I am disgusted and outraged that Lifetime decided to produce such a trashy project, defiling the memory of my beautiful, talented daughter," Bertolotti told Examiner. " 'The Brittany Murphy Story' is an affront to everything my daughter was in real life. It's hideous, unauthorized and completely untrue."
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The Rock Confirms He's Playing Villain Black Adam in 'Shazam!'

September 04, 2014 00:40:57 GMT

The deal between Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and Warner Bros. apparently went through. The former wrestler confirmed that he had scored a role in the DC Comics adaptation, "Shazam!", although he won't be the superhero.

The Rock tweeted on Wednesday, September 3 a comic image of villain Black Adam attacking Shazam. " 'Kneel at his feet or get crushed by his boot.' My honor to become.. #BlackAdam #TheAntiHero #DCComics," he captioned it, adding later, "BLACK ADAM. A complex psychology, motivated by bad ass dominance with a devilish charm. This'll be fun. #Teth #Shazam."