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Jay-Z Confirmed as First Rapper to Headline Glastonbury

February 02, 2008 04:25:24 GMT


Turns out people took well the hints given by organizer Michael Eavis on this year's Glastonbury Festival. Jay-Z has been confirmed as the headliner for the June event, breaking the tradition by bringing Hip-Hop to the usually Rock and Alternative stage.

Eavis has left people questioning when he hinted last month that a "black American" from "New York" has been tapped as the main act of the British music event. To BBC Somerset, Eavis said that he wanted to "break with tradition this time and put on something totally different" and by signing Jay-Z he hopes the rapper "will appeal to the young people and under-25s."
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Eva Mendes Seeks Professional Help, in Rehab?

February 02, 2008 03:56:12 GMT


Eva Mendes is tackling some "personal issues" and is taking some professional support, her representative confirmed to People. She reportedly has been receiving treatment at Utah's Cirque Lodge, the same rehab center that Lindsay Lohan depended on for her drinking problem, for several weeks.

"Eva has been working hard for the past year and made a positive decision to take some much-needed time off to proactively attend to some personal issues that, while not critical, she felt deserved some outside professional support. Out of respect for Eva's privacy, we do not wish to discuss further details," her rep told People on Friday, February 1.
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Sam Lutfi Ordered to Stay Away From Britney Spears, Dad to Take Control

February 02, 2008 03:17:02 GMT


Britney Spears and Sam Lutfi's BFF status has turned sour that judge has issued a restraining order against the latter. A hearing, as reported by TMZ, ruled that Lutfi should stay away from Britney who was admitted to UCLA Medical Center on Thursday morning, January 31 for psychological examination.

Judge found out that Lutfi has been harassing Britney and he will not stay near the pop singer within 22 days. Attorney Goldie Schone, however, told TMZ that Britney's parents and sister Jamie Lynn Spears who are also at war with Lutfi, may extend the restraining order after the 22 days rule.
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For the First Time, Michelle Williams Speaks on Heath Ledger's Death

February 02, 2008 02:28:35 GMT


For the first time since Heath Ledger's death on January 22, Michelle Williams, ex-lover and mother of the actor's 2-year-old daughter released a statement revealing how "heart-broken" she is. The actress who met Ledger while filming "Brokeback Mountain" (2005), also spoke how their daughter Matilda is "a spitting image" of her father.

"Please respect our need to grieve privately," Williams said in a statement. "My heart is broken. I am the mother of the most tender-hearted, high-spirited, beautiful little girl who is the spitting image of her father. All that I can cling to is his presence inside her that reveals itself every day."
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Indie Pic 'Across the Hall' Found Its Star in Brittany Murphy

February 01, 2008 09:47:54 GMT


The co-star of Ashton Kutcher in "Just Married", Brittany Murphy, will be starring in an independent project "Across the Hall". According to Variety, the 30-year-old actress will join the "Cloverfield" actor Mike Vogel and the television star of "Cold Case" Danny Pino.

The thriller, which was expanded from Alex Merkin and Jesse Mittelstadt's 2005 short, tells the story of a love triangle among a young man, his best friend and his fiancee. Merkin will direct the film, while Insomnia Media Group's Jeff Bowler and Bret Saxon will act as the producers. The film will start production on February 6 for 2009 release.
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Former Rocker David Bowie Negotiating to Star in Musical Comedy Film

February 01, 2008 09:24:14 GMT


Former rock singer David Bowie is said to be in talks with Summit Entertainment to play alongside the cast of comedy musical "Will (2009)". Variety reported that 61-year-old multi-talented artist may be joining the already-signed ensemble, including Lisa Kudrow, Vanessa Hudgens, Liam Aiken and Scott Porter.

Co-scripted by Todd Graff and Josh Cagan, "Will" centers on a high school outcast and a popular girl who form an unlikely bond through their shared love of music. Assembling a like-minded crew of misfits, they then form a rock group to perform in their school's battle of the bands competition. The film produced by Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, Marisa Yeres and Ron Schmidt is slated for 2009 release.
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Emily Blunt to Star in 'The Girl'?

February 01, 2008 08:52:56 GMT


Emily Blunt is going to play in a drama film about immigration and maternal bonding? According to Hollywood Reporter, that might be the case as the star of "My Summer of Love" is said to be in talks for a part in the film "The Girl". Reportedly, the 24-year-old Golden Globe-winning actress may play a Texas woman that finds an illegal immigrant's young daughter who has become separated from her mother.

Meanwhile, the screenwriter of "The Sleep Dealer" David Riker who has scribbled the "Girl" script is said to be attached as the film's director. However, though the film already has the screenplay, it is more likely that the filming won't begin until the end of the writers' strike. Moreover, the drama film will be produced by Journeyman Pictures, the production company behind "Maria Full of Grace" and "Half Nelson".
News > Celebrity Gossip

Pop Songstress Kylie Minogue to Launch a Range of Luxury Homewares

February 01, 2008 08:52:16 GMT


Has just publicly declared that she has finished yet with pop stardom, Kylie Minogue quickly celebrated the releases of two music videos from her "X" album, namely "Wow" and "In My Arms", at relatively the same time. And now the Aussie pop songstress is branching out her business empire again with plans to release a range of luxury homewares.

Got the inspiration for the homewares while traveling around the world to promote her music work, Kylie among others has created bed linen, pillows and art deco style prints.
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'Iron Man' Spot to Be Debuted During Super Bowl

February 01, 2008 08:19:54 GMT


An "Iron Man" advertising spot will be aired during the Super Bowl XLII game between the New England Patriots and the New York Giants on Sunday, February 3, 2008. Reports stated that Paramount Pictures and Marvel Entertainment have made the official announcement on Friday, February 1.

The new commercial video will make its debut at approximately 4:30 P.M. Following the viewing on the television, the spot will be posted on Apple.com, Marvel.com, and IronManmovie.com, which is the official Iron Man website, whereas additional sites, including Yahoo Sports! and ESPN.com, will make the ad available on February 4. Further, it is explained that Marvel.com will gave out the sneak peak of the spot on February 1.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Amy Winehouse Admitted to Hospital After Suffering Dangerous Levels of Dehydration

February 01, 2008 08:05:10 GMT


Amy Winehouse experienced a down low in the process of kicking her drug addiction as she was admitted to a hospital on Wednesday, January 30 for what was said as "dangerous levels" of dehydration.

The British troubled singer was rushed to private London Clinic, which is located around the corner from Capio Nightingale hospital, where she is undergoing rehab, on Wednesday evening under a false name.
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L.A. Reid to Hold Janet Jackson's Album Listening Party

February 01, 2008 07:42:09 GMT


Words are circulating that producer Anthony 'L.A.' Reid will conduct an exclusive listening party for Janet Jackson's forthcoming album, "Discipline". Reid will host the party in New York on Wednesday, February 6.

"Discipline", the tenth studio album from Jackson, is set to be released on February 26 via Island Def Jam. She has explained the story behind the titling of the album, saying "Well, I guess if I go back to the beginning I see a little girl, 10-years-old, who's appearing on 'Good Times' and sets her own alarm clock to wake up at 5:30 AM in order to be at work by 7."
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Britney Spears' Ex-Lover Auditioned for American Idol

February 01, 2008 06:35:14 GMT


When judges Paula Abdul, Randy Jackson and Simon Cowell visited Miami, Florida to search for the new American Idol in the seventh cycle, they came across an ex-boyfriend of a famous figure in Hollywood who turned out not disappointing after all.

The former lover of Britney Spears, named Robbie Carrico auditioned in front of the three judges, singing a relatively good rendition of Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Simple Kind of Man" and went through the first round to go to Hollywood.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Christina Aguilera Pulled Out of a Deal with OK! Magazine for Son's Pics

February 01, 2008 06:16:58 GMT


There won't be Christina Aguilera's son on newsstands, literally. The pop singer has reportedly pulled out of a deal with OK! Magazine for the first pictures of her newborn son Max Liron Bratman because the publication could not guarantee a full-cover photo of the mother-and-son.

Speaking on that matter, a source told MSNBC, "Christina has an inflated sense of her own value and seems to expect an extortionate amount of money for these baby pictures."
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Bill Cosby to Release a Very Clean Rap Album


February 01, 2008 06:05:22 GMT


Comedian Bill Cosby, best known for his father figure role in The Bill Cosby Show, is trying to make things right by delivering a clean rap album. The actor will release a Hip-Hop album called "State of Emergency" that discusses negative issues without profanity.

According to some sources, among the issues which he will rap on are teen pregnancy, drug abuse, Black-on-Black crime, proper parenting and school dropout. There won't be any bad language or words that degrade women, according to AllHipHop.com.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Britney Spears Lost the Scandinavian Style Mansion Party Gig

February 01, 2008 05:10:59 GMT


While Britney Spears is undergoing mental treatment at the UCLA Medical Center, her pal and latest entourage addition Claus Hjelmbak has dropped her from the upcoming The Scandinavian Style Mansion party which she has initially agreed to host.

The troubled pop singer has been booked to host the fashion fete thrown by Claus, who's a Danish businessman. "Britney has said 'yes,' to hosting it. I am beyond excited because the experience she gave everyone in December was amazing. She absolutely made my event," Claus previously confirmed.
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