-gangsters wear LV headbands @ 1:04
-he brings his own dove soap
-he uses womens deodorant @ 7:00
-weezy nyquill @ 9:40
-MJ tat @ 10:20
the rest is bs. he's a clown.
Lady GaGa – 2nd Time Around
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Kristen Stewart is being bombarded with hate mail — because angry Twilight fans believe she has been cheating on Robert Pattinson!
Female followers of the hugely popular vampire franchise have accused Stewart of two-timing Rob with Michael Angarano.
“Kristen has had letters from girls who don’t think she’s treating Rob fairly because she’s dating Michael Angarano,” a source told the National Enquirer.
“The fans love Rob, and they love the idea of Kristen and Rob romancing off-screen. But they don’t like the idea that she might be hurting their favorite young actor by stringing him along while she is still dating Michael.”
“The letters, which are being sent to the studio, accuse Kristen of being heartless by dating both guys.”
However, sources close to Kristen insist the actress and Pattinson aren’t really an item.
“Kristen cares very much for Michael,” said the insider, “but she also has a crush on Rob. And while Michael wishes Kristen would get over Rob, he isn’t ready to pull the plug on their relationship.”
“Michael knows that Kristen and Rob still have two more Twilight movies to do together, so anything can happen between them. And while he hopes he ends up with her, he knows he might lose her to his rival.”
“Meanwhile, Kristen hates that fans are upset with her. She wants them to know she genuinely cares for both Rob and Michael — and doesn’t want to hurt either.”
“Kristen hopes fans will understand how she feels and stop sending her hate mail.”
Sources: 1, 2
Haters, please follow KStew to the left.
Paris Hilton has revealed why she ended her short-lived romance with soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo — she didn’t want to be “just a WAG”.
The socialite recently hooked up with the Real Madrid star in LA.
But Paris insists she never wanted to have a serious relationship with Cristiano.
“I didn’t want to start dating Ronaldo because I’ve got no intention of ending up becoming some kind of footballer’s wife,” she said.
“People were saying we were the new Posh and Becks — in fact that’s what people said I was going around saying — but it’s not true.
“Posh and Becks are a beautiful and amazing couple but I would not want to be just a footballer’s wife.
“But some girls just become known for being a footballer’s girl. I wouldn’t ever want to be pigeon-holed like that.”
Meanwhile, it has been reported that Hilton, 28, has rekindled her romance with former flame Doug Reinhardt.
“Paris says that Doug keeps her grounded in her crazy life and she has now been referring to her relationship with him as on-off, but more on than off,” a source told Britain’s News of The World newspaper.
Hayden Panettiere hopes to become a respected actress.
The Heroes star says she wants to be best known for her acting ability and not her private life.
And Hayden, 19, cites 15-time Academy Award nominee Meryl Streep as her inspiration.
“I love acting,” she said. “It’s something I respect. It’s something that makes me want to be respected for what I do. I’m working toward being a respected actress. Meryl Streep is it for me.
“Just because I’m in the spotlight doesn’t mean I’m God’s gift to the world. I do have cameras in my face all of the time. Fame leaves you no room to mess up even slightly, and things get turned around on you.
“That’s why I feel you really do have to live your life conscious that people are watching. There are certain things you just can’t do.
Speaking to the Chicago Sun-Times newspaper, Hayden also revealed she is worried about being typecast.
“You don’t play villains unless you’re Sharon Stone when you’re blond and you look a certain way,” she said. “I think it would be exciting for me to play the bad guy in a movie. It would be a blast. I think it’s so much fun to play bad.”
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Magician Illusionist, Steve Wyrick, pretty much got himself blackballed by the Magicians' Alliance this weekend.
Video from KTNV News won't embed.
Though Steve Wyrick and (Linkin Park singer) Chester Bennington's "Death Drop" on the strip was more of a fizzle than a flame when it suddenly went wrong outside of Planet Hollywood July 4, Bennington's performance with his band Dead By Sunrise in the Steve Wyrick Theatre was the only thing supposed to be on fire--and was.
After the crowd waited for 30 minutes for the trick to go off, Bennington and Wyrick came out and introduced the show. Wyrick was supposed to get into a trunk, be hoisted into the air where Bennington was to set the ropes aflame. Wyrick planned to escape before the ropes burned through.
But a curtain around the set caught on fire instead, with Wyrick still supposedly in the trunk. People on hand put out the fire with fire extinguishers, but the crowd was left wondering what happened to Wyrick and what was the trick all about?
After stopping over at Club Tattoo to see if this examiner could find out what happened, a source with Wyrick after the show said he was fine, the trick went wrong, he did not go to the hospital, and only had to take a few puffs of his inhaler to feel better. Club Tattoo is owned and operated by Sean Dowdell and Bennington of Linkin Park doing promotions for his band, Dead by Sunrise, and Club Tattoo.
The 5-foot-10 former backup dancer weighed just 150 pounds when he married the singer in 2004. Now he tips the scales at about 235 pounds.
Back when they were married, Kevin used to chide Britney about her weight, but now the dinner table has turned. These days, it is Britney who is making the jokes - calling him K-Fatter-line and other names.
“She’ll ask him, ‘When is the baby due?’” revealed a source.
Kevin, who cares for their two boys, isn’t working and rarely exercises - which infuriates the sexy entertainer. “Britney called him ‘a fat housewife,’ and he just laughed, said the source. “He says he’s gained weight because he is happy and content, but Britney says he is just fat and lazy…
“Britney insisted he go on a diet and stop showing their kids it’s OK to be fat and sloppy,” said the source…
“Kevin was more than irritated by Britney’s diet demand, but he’s going along with it for now…
“Kevin says he doesn’t have to worry about his looks,” said the source, “because women still love him.”
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Warning: the following video contains gar images.
The last few seconds of this clip will be worth your time, trust me.
OMG! A Stephen Colbert tag!
Listen to it here.
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I like it (: Their lyrics have definitely gotten better.
Death Cab for Cutie Hate on Jared Leto and His Rock Star Guise
From Trent Reznor to Future of the Left front-man Andrew Falkous, it seems almost everyone is ready to start talking shit lately. It’s getting so bad, in fact, that seemingly eternal nice guys Ben Gibbard and his Death Cab For Cutie band mate Nick Harmer have even shared some rather unkindly opinions with the press, this time regarding former My So-Called Life heartthrob and current 30 Seconds to Mars douche Jared Leto.
In a recent interview with The Big Takeover [via Spinner], the Death Cab members spoke out about Leto’s obvious insincerity as a musician. "Not to throw anyone under the bus, but Jared Leto and his band 30 Seconds to Mars — he's acting the part," Harmer said.
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Michael Jackson's Memorial Service Costing Los Angeles
I have an idea. Let's take a city that already has a deep deficit and have them spend $2.5 million on the memorial of a late pop singer! Sound like a plan? It sounds ridiculous you say? Well, it can't be that ridiculous because that is exactly what is happening to the city of Los Angeles tomorrow when the Michael Jackson memorial and its performers hit the Staples Center.
E! online reports that not only is it going to cost L.A. money, but the Jackson family and promoter AEG will be making money off of the memorial. There will be 11,000 fans at the Staples Center today, but there are another 9,000 private guests of the Jackson family. So if you think about, the Jackson's are making L.A. their bitch tomorrow. Wait, didn't the Jackson family already have a memorial with private guests?
L.A. City Councilman Dennis Zine tells E! that AEG has declined to pay for some of the public costs of the event tomorrow. This public city effort includes at 1,400 police officers, the Department of Transportation to work the streets, the Department of Public Works to keep everything clean, and fire and rescue specialists in case something goes wrong. That, my friends, is what $2.5 million in taxpayer dollars is going towards.
Listen, I'm just as ready to have a big huge memorial service for Michael Jackson as the next guy, but I don't have that kind of money to be giving to L.A. And whatever money I do have, I want it to at least maybe try to be used in a better way. I mean, look at the amount of cops needed in those pictures. And all those streets that are closed, seriously? Trust me, I visited the Jackson family home and the amount of police and L.A. county officials there was ridiculous.
Ahh, who am I kidding. This is L.A. This is probably the best way the money has ever been used.
Robert Pattinson: Bloody in Manhattan
Still plugging away on the set of his new movie “Remember Me,” Robert Pattinson was spotted sporting some battle scars early this morning (July 7).
The “Twilight” stud looked a bit rough with his bloody face cut and black eye while on location in New York City, revealing the violent side of his new flick.
In related news, Robert recently told press that when it comes to on-screen kissing, he can’t seem to tone down his animalistic romantic side.
“I always get carried away when I’m kissing. I just go nuts! Walking away after it is the strangest moment for me. It’s embarrassing - not knowing what to say to each other.”
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When ABC wanted to make a miniseries about the Jackson family's life in 1992, Michael Jackson had one major requirement before he would give his blessing: Someone beautiful had to play his mother.
The pop superstar adored Katherine Jackson, who ended up being portrayed by Angela Bassett in the miniseries. Jackson's will designates her as the guardian of his three children, and she, along with his kids and children's charities, inherit his family trust, according to a source who requested anonymity because the person was not authorized to speak about the matter.
Katherine Jackson had sought to retain control of Jackson's assets, but a judge ruled Monday that attorney John Branca and music executive John McClain had been designated in Jackson's 2002 will as the people he wanted to administer his estate.
Jackson died June 25, deeply in debt. But a court filing estimates his estate will be worth more than $500 million.
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I wanted to post something positive and sweet before we have a massive sobfest in a few hours...I can't believe this day is here already, loves.
DYSLEXIC telly chef Jamie Oliver has hit out at a Twitter fan who criticised his spelling.
A poster called "funditfrog" pointed out four mistakes in one of the star's messages on the social networking site, adding: "You're influencing kids, you owe it them to be correct."
But Jamie, 33, replied: "Get lost you idiot im dislexic and i cant spell so stick that in your pipe! its better than being smug."
You can stream his memorial service live from Staples Center in Los Angeles here, michaeljackson.com or at TMZ. It is scheduled to start at 10 am PST/1 pm EST, though they are running late. CNN reports it will be starting at 10:30 am PST.
CNN, CBS, NBC, E! are all airing it.
PLEASE STAY ON TOPIC AND PLEASE REMAIN RESPECTFUL.
In a starling new interview during the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood conference Daniel Radcliffe, who plays Harry himself, had some intriguing confessions regarding on-set shenanigans between him and other Potter cast members:
“Of the third till the fifth film we were just horny. We were freely young and knew little groups of boys or girls, except of those on the set. There hung indeed a charged atmosphere, but now that is all in the past”, according to the actor.
In contrast to this comment, however, Radcliffe later insisted that he and Watson have only ever been platonic.
According to Radcliffe many fans hope that he begins a relation begins with Emma Watson, but the actor does not see that sit: “I know that there are many rumours, but that will never happen. We know each other already so long that it would be incest.”
Following Grint’s recent comments that he and Radcliffe have a crush on the teenaged Watson, Radcliffe’s latest comments are bound to leave fans of the franchise even more confused by the casts’ paradox comments.
Bethenny Frankel might become a real housewife soon enough!
After The Real Housewives of New York City star -- who has been dating beau Jason Hoppy for eight months -- was spotted wearing a diamond ring in Miami on Saturday, her rep confirms exclusively to Usmagazine.com that an engagement is definitely in the celebrity chef's future.
"I can confirm Bethenny and Jason are in love and plan on getting married," her rep tells Us. "So I guess this is the starter ring."
Although Frankel -- the inventor of the Skinnygirl Margarita -- has struggled to find love on the hit Bravo show, the 38-year-old admits to falling for Hoppy.
"I'm in love," Frankel said at an event in the Hamptons. "I'm pretty much certain I'm going to spend the rest of my life with him... I'm really happy."
The couple first met at NYC nightclub Tenjune. Since then, the Frankel and Hoppy -- who works in real estate -- have attended several events together and went on a romantic vacation in Turks & Caicos in May. She has even reportedly gotten approval from her Housewives friends, who say Hoppy is a catch.
The ring she's wearing might not be the real deal yet, but a source close to the couple says that a proposal is on the way.
"He's hunting for the ring, but in the meantime this is a place holder or promise ring," the source tells Us.
Longtime Toronto radio personality Martin Streek has died.
Streek, who worked at modern-rock station 102.1 the Edge for decades, was found dead in his apartment yesterday. Foul play is not suspected, police said.
The news broke on an Internet message board post by David Marsden, who was a driving force behind of CFNY – the call letters of the station – in its early years.
It is believed Streek committed suicide.
According to Marsden's post, Streek's Facebook status was updated yesterday and read: "So...I guess that's it...thanks everyone...I'm sorry to those I should be sorry to, I love you to those that I love, and I will see you all again soon (not too soon though)... Let the stories begin."
As of 9 a.m. today, a Facebook memorial page set up to honour Streek had more than 800 members. *as of right now, 10:40 it's at 1,663. I was the 1,000th person to join about 30 minutes ago*
He was a victim of restructuring at the Edge. Both Streek and fellow station veteran Barry Taylor were let go in May.
Streek most recently hosted the station's weekly countdown program as well as live-to-air broadcasts from the Phoenix Concert Theatre on Saturdays and Velvet Underground on Sundays.
Around 1:22 he shows a big tattoo of the station's call letters :(
This guy was such a rockstar. Saturday nights at the Phoenix just seemed so... off and I couldn't figure out why until I realized that he was fired. It's weird, but you could actually feel a difference in the atmosphere of the club with him not hosting. He will definitely be missed!
ETA: Quote from George Stroumboulopoulos from earlier this year:
"Martin Streek and David Bookman are so important to this city, what they do for music…Streek when he’s on the radio.. quality wins. They believe in music. They are the snipers waiting by the window keeping everyone on their game. Because their music knowledge is impeccable, their passion is unrivaled and they’re not afraid to tell you. They understand how important a record can be to your life."
Beyonce paidthe another tribute to the late Michael Jackson at her Atlanta concert and the Essence Music Festival last wednesday and over the weekend. She performed a very emotional version of her album track ‘Halo’ and solely dedicated it to him.
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And just so you know, her concert was THE GREATEST experience of my life...okay maybe not the greatest but it's defintely up there. Bitch was fucking amazing. The End.
Tending to her motherly duties, Alessandra Ambrosio was spotted spending some quality time with her daughter Anja Louise yesterday afternoon (July 6).
The Brazilian beauty took advantage of some beautiful SoCal weather with a trip to a park in Santa Monica with her little one, looking hot in a yellow top with denim cutoff shorts and strappy sandals.
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Thoroughly enjoying an evening out, Michael Douglas and his wife Catherine Zeta Jones were spotted on a dinner date last night (July 6).
Joined by friends, the "Wall Street" stud and his lovely bride looked to be having a marvelous time as they strolled down the street in Majorca, Spain following their meal together.
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discovered online last night!:
the ending's kind've off, but it's really simple and delicate, so I like it. I wish there was a video for Zero Gravity though....
GO TO THE SOURCE TO WATCH HIS FINAL VIDEO!
"Our trip took us from Mumbai to a city called Bhubaneswar where old traditions and stigmas run deep. It was here that Travis met his match in Mandakini Behera, a 4-foot-9 HIV-positive 24-year-old who has been working at the HIV/AIDS clinic in Utkal since being diagnosed there...
First look at the Chipettes! (Played by Anna Faris, Christina Applegate, and Amy Poehler. Don't know which is which.)
I almost don't want to post this, since you guys seem to think that sequels travel back in time and sexually molest your childhoods.
BUT I FOR ONE AM STOKED. I'm a ridiculous Chipmunks fan.
PARIS (AP)—French tennis player Mathieu Montcourt, who was recently banned for betting on matches, has died. He was 24.
The French tennis federation said Tuesday that Montcourt died overnight but “the causes of his death are not yet known.”
French media reported the 119th-ranked Montcourt was found dead by his girlfriend in the stairwell of his Paris apartment. In May, Montcourt was handed a five-week ban and fined $12,000 for betting on other matches. That ban took effect Monday.
“It is with great sadness that the French tennis federation has learned of the sudden death of Mathieu Montcourt,” the French tennis federation said. “Mathieu was an enthusiastic young man, passionate, very endearing, and extremely appreciated for his kindness and politeness.”
The federation said an autopsy will be conducted.
Montcourt complained during the French Open that the punishment was too harsh, saying that he never bet more than $3 at any time, and never on his own matches—a fact confirmed by the ATP, which oversees the men’s Tour.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport said Montcourt had wagered a total of $192 on 36 tennis events in 2005. It reduced his suspension on appeal from eight weeks to five.
The short film revolves around two brothers, Bourbon and Barath (played by Rupert Friend and Tom Mison) who everyday at two o'clock go out to the shed to kill themselves. They try a different method everyday but each day they fail. They are forever overlooking the presence of their frustrated fairy godmother (played by Keira Knightley) as they carry on with their clockwork routine.
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more @ the source!
(mods, these are new. i'm almost positive they were not posted.)
This will be the best 3 minutes and 48 seconds of your life because of:
-funny Jonas Brothers fans screaming and jumping
-intense Jonas Brothers fan plays ~table tennis~ against nick
-his name is Yoberra and he is so good at ping pong. When he plays you see fire.
Source - Jonas Brother's Official Youtube
Recently, Club LA (located in the Gongti area of Beijing) invited everyone to come out to celebrate and pay tribute to Michael Jackson, who had passed away just a week prior. The special party included a dance competition, which really highlighted Jackson's huge influence and widespread popularity as a great entertainer. And just like in the "Black or White" music video, the people who took part were from all over the globe, of every color, size, sex and religion, but really, none of that mattered.
HOP ON OVER TO THE SOURCE TO WATCH THE VIDEO OF THEIR CRAZY COMMEMORATIVE MJ DANCE PARTY!!!!
(Can we discuss how retarded these lyrics are?)
ITS AMAZING. PUT YOUR HEADPHONES ON AND LISTEN. People were going to have mixed feelings about it regardless, but i think they made a fun enough song... nothing serious
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You can stream his memorial service live from Staples Center in California here or at TMZ. It is scheduled to start at 10 am PST/1 pm EST, though they are running late. CNN reports it will be starting at 10:30 am PST.
CNN, CBS, NBC, E! are all airing it.
PLEASE STAY ON TOPIC AND PLEASE REMAIN RESPECTFUL.
I think the memorial service is almost over, but here is a place to discuss afterwards as well.
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Source: me and my scanner
In the upcoming biopic of legendary lady rockers the Runaways, Missouri rock family the Living Things get to play the Ramones, thanks to a little family help. "Lillian's wife, Floria [Sigismondi] is directing the film," bassist Eve Berlin tells Spinner of his brother -- and Living Things frontman -- Lillian Berlin and his sister-in-law. "She asked us if we wanted to be in the Ramones in a scene that takes place at Rodney Bingenheimer's English disco."
Like true actors, the band made sure to do their research and knew exactly what the key is to channeling the legendary Queens punks: "Pretending like you don't give a s--- about you're wearing, even though you know Johnny Ramone obsessed over their image," Berlin says. So did the band base that on actually seeing the Ramones live? "Unfortunately not," Berlin says. "So thanks to the Internet witch doctors for inventing YouTube."
Still, any band that pretends to be punk rock royalty has to feel some pressure, right? "Nah," Berlin says, noting his favorite songs are 'We're a Happy Family' and 'Commando.' "It's a bit like Halloween." Well, then how does he feel about the focus of the movie and working with Joan Jett? "The Runaways music rules!" he says, simply. "All hail the Runaways!"
The movie, starring Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning, is currently filming and should hit theaters next year.
Rodney's English Disco & The Runaways: In 1989 former Runaways lead singer Cherie Currie wrote of her experiences at the club, "Marie likes Bowie, but she doesn't go all out-not as much as I do. I'm dressed up as wild as can be-I've practiced at Rodney’s. I am a glitter queen: satin pants, silver five-inch-high space boots, a glitter T-shirt, and make-up so bright it looks like I’m radioactive - When I'm done I admire myself in the cracked bathroom mirror. I look like an alien princess from a faraway planet. For a while-for tonight- I am no longer Cherrie Currie, the sweet little Valley Girl. I am the Cherie-thing; something weird and something wild."
The club had its dark side, however. In 1999 writer Lisa Fancher wrote how Joan Jett "was walking up to Rodney’s one Friday night when she saw a dead body out front, an obvious OD, and nobody was paying any attention at all. The kids just kept walking into the club. The Sweet was flooding out the door and everybody just kept on dancing...
Kristen Stewart Responds to Pregnancy Rumors
The gossip continues to flow regarding a possible secret love connection between Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, and the latest conjecture is that Miss Stewart is pregnant.
Yesterday, an Australian tabloid reported that the “Twilight” babe had missed her period and sent a friend to pick up a home pregnancy kit. The report asserted, “When she worked out she was late, she obviously started to thinking that she could be pregnant. And because of the timing, she thinks Rob could be the father.”
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The Official Michael Jackson Program
WE LOVE YOU MICHAEL <3 R.I.P
- Luke Dennehy
KATIE Holmes is about to start filming her new movie, Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark, but some questions from the crew will not be allowed.
The Batman Begins actor will begin filming on the closed Docklands set this week, as she, husband Tom Cruise and daughter Suri continue to explore Melbourne's sights and stores.
One film source from the set said that each crew member had signed agreements saying they would not ask the superstar about her religion, Scientology.
The couple, who have braved chilly weather to explore the city and have happily chatted to locals, are notoriously private when it comes to questions or discussions about their religion.
Holmes has never publicly addressed converting to Scientology since she started dating Cruise in early 2005.
The famous family was entertained late on Friday night for Cruise's 47th birthday celebration by singer Kate Ceberano, a fellow Scientologist who has known the couple for years.
Good friend and Crown casino owner James Packer also attended.
Cruise and Holmes are staying at the luxury Crown penthouse after searching Melbourne for appropriate accommodation, including some Toorak mansions.
Crown staff remain tight-lipped about the exact details of the star couple's stay, most likely at the direction of Packer, who has taken a personal interest in their time in Australia.
But Holmes and Cruise have taken advantage of some of Crown's shops, with Burberry reportedly closing its doors during the week to let Holmes go on a shopping spree.
Reports suggested the actor spent $50,000 on an alligator skin handbag, as part of an $85,000 bill, but staff would not discuss any details.
However, a spokesperson did confirm the store does stock an alligator skin handbag worth $50,000 - a favourite with wealthy VIP customers - which is locked away in a private safe.
Cruise was a vocal supporter in the Crown box at the Collingwood-Essendon game at the MCG on Friday night before his party, while his wife appeared less interested in what would be a foreign game.
The Valkyrie actor is no stranger to football - while married to Nicole Kidman in the 1990s, he went to see the Sydney Swans.
It is believed Cruise will not be in Melbourne for the entirety of his wife's movie shoot.
Scientology is a controversial religion based on the theories of science fiction author L. Ron Hubbard.
The church claims Earth is a prison planet, home to the souls of millions of inter-galactic beings murdered by an evil alien overlord named
French and German governments have begun actions to ban Scientology.
Madonna’s Sticky & Sweet 2009 Tour is bound for Brussels, Belgium on July 11. Iconers (members of Madonna’s official fan club) chose Madonna fan Heather Biede to be their on-site Madonna.com reporter at the Icon Soundcheck Party and Madonna’s concert in Belgium.
Once Heather gets to Brussels, she will file reports for all the Madonna fans around the globe.
Heather will fly to Belgium Thursday, July 9, and start posting videos, photos and blogs about her journey and experiences immediately. Then July 11 she gets to attend Madonna's appearance live in Brussels!
Watch her "acceptance" speech video at the SOURCE which she filmed immediately after finding out she won! It's HILARIOUS!
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90210 hunk Adam Gregory spends the day with friends and his new pet pooch Phil at the Sierra Mist Beach House on Sunday (July 5) in Malibu, Calif.
To celebrate Independance Day, the 21-year-old actor had fun at the SoBe Lifewater 4th of July Pool Party at Hotel Shangri-La in Santa Monica, Calif. Also spotted poolside: SNL funnyman Andy Samberg (with his fellow Lonely Island member Akiva Schaffer), Rashida Jones, Joel Madden (with brothers Benji and Josh), Brittany Snow and 90210 couple Jessica Stroup and Dustin Milligan.
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It was a photo-finish at the box office this holiday weekend, with Friday-Sunday estimates initially indicating that "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs" and "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" had each taken in $42.5 million. However, the final result, released Monday, put "Transformers" ahead with $42.3 million to "Ice Age’s" $41.7 million. Earlier, box office analysts had predicted that the "Ice Age" sequel would come out on top aided by strong ticket sales at theaters showing it in 3D, where the premium $2.00 (or so) price for 3D glasses was likely to offset lower ticket prices for children. For the five-day holiday, the 20th Century Fox animated feature did indeed wind up ahead with an anticipated gross of $67.5 versus about $65 million for "Transformers."
The top ten films over the weekend, according to final figures compiled by Box Office Mojo (figures in parentheses represent total gross to date):
1. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen $42.3 million ($293.3 million)
2. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, $41.7 million ($66.7 million)
3. Public Enemies, $25.3 million ($40.1 million)
4. The Proposal, $12.9 million ($94.3 million)
5. The Hangover, $11.3 million ($205 million)
6. Up, $6.5 million ($264.8 million)
7. My Sister's Keeper, $5.8 million ($26.5 million)
8. The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3, $2.5 million ($58.5 million)
9. Year One, $2.3 million ($38.3 million)
10. Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, $2.0 million ($167.7 million).
Source: IMDB and Box Office Mojo
I loved "Transformers," and I've seen it 3 times already. Each of those times were free, but still. "Harry Potter" is going to have to be pretty friggin' amazing if it's going to beat it in domestic box office. I'm glad "The Proposal" is doing great also, and I can't believe "The Hangover" crossed $200 million. Who would've thunk it?
Former first cat Socks, the pet of President Clinton's daughter, Chelsea, has been laid to rest at the Arkansas Governor's Mansion in Little Rock. A portion of the black-and-white cat's ashes were scattered in a flower garden on the west side of the mansion in the spring, according to the Northwest Arkansas Morning News.
When the Clintons lived at the mansion, "that's where Socks hung out, on the back porch there," Ron Maxwell, the mansion's administrator, told the Morning News. A small plaque placed on the porch notes that Socks was Arkansas' first cat from 1991 to 1993 and America's first cat from 1993 to 2001. The urn that once held his ashes now sits in the Clinton Presidential Library; Maxwell called it "an interesting oddity for kids and whoever is interested in the cat."
Socks joined the Clinton family in 1991 and accompanied the Clintons to the White House. During his tenure as first cat, he was perhaps the most talked-about cat in the country, although his public status was somewhat diminished when the Clintons brought home a chocolate Labrador retriever, Buddy. The first cat and first dog got along like -- well, you know -- and Clinton once famously told CNN, "I did better with the Arabs -- the Palestinians and the Israelis -- than I have done with Socks and Buddy." (Socks was also commemorated, somewhat weirdly, on a set of Central African Republic stamps.)
When Clinton left office, Socks was sent to live with the former presidential secretary, Betty Currie, with whom he remained until his death. Last December, he was reported to be gravely ill with cancer. The Currie family had apparently decided to forgo keeping him alive with a feeding tube, fearing that, at 19, he was too old for such treatment. He was eventually euthanized in February to end his suffering, after which Currie told a reporter she was "miserable, miserable, miserable." Bill and Hillary Clinton released a statement saying they were "grateful" for happy memories of Socks and thanking Currie for taking good care of him in his final years.
James Dean: 54 years after his horrible death, he continues to rake in the bucks
It was just 1,734 days from James Dean’s first on-screen appearance to his death. Fast life, faster death.
This September 30 marks the 54th anniversary of the icon’s death, at age 24, in a car crash. So what better way than to crash out a two-disc collector’s set, James Dean: The Fast Lane (Infinity Entertainment Group).
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Back in December, the Hollywood trades announced that James O'Barr's indie goth avenger 'The Crow' would be getting a reboot, with a new film by director Stephen Norrington designed to relaunch the franchise.
Many starting calling it a remake but Mania.com can exclusively report this week that the movie is an all-new take on the mythology of resurrection and revenge. It will not focus on O'Barr's original Crow, Eric Draven, and his quest to avenge the murder of his lover.
A source very close to the development effort tells us that Norrington is set to deliver his script for the film this month. Our source says that the story is "very different from the original - a whole new story about a whole new character."
This meshes with Norrington's original statement about the reinvention, in which he talked about how the movie would be tonally different.
"Whereas [Alex] Proyas’ original was gloriously gothic and stylized, the new movie will be realistic, hard-edged and mysterious, almost documentary-style," Norrington told Daily Variety.
Watch for more about the new 'Crow' relaunch right here as things develop.
In case you're not familiar with the director
he's the man who brought you Blade and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
quidditch bum casts
acting after HP
this video made me smile. i want them to get together irl now because they are so qt together.
Well over twenty minutes of yesterday's Half-Blood Prince press conference with Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Jessie Cave, Jim Broadbent, and David Barron has been released online, and can be viewed via the following videos:
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Playing real-life roles is the key to winning here, as it is at most showbiz awards. That's paid off for eight of the last 10 victors in this category. Standout examples this year include Brendan Gleeson as Winston Churchill in "Into the Storm" and Kevin Bacon in "Taking Chance" as a Marine officer who escorted the body of a slain soldier from Iraq to his hometown in Wyoming. Alexander Skarsgard shines as an Army sergeant fighting in the
LEAD ACTOR IN A TV MOVIE / MINISERIES
Kevin Bacon, "Taking Chance"
Kenneth Branagh, "Wallander: One Step Behind"
Paddy Considine, "My Zinc Bed"
Brendan Gleeson, "Into the Storm"
Cuba Gooding Jr., "Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story"
Kevin Kline, "Cyrano de Bergerac"
Ian McKellen, "King Lear"
Iqal Naor, "House of Saddam"
Jonathan Pryce,"My Zinc Bed"
Tom Selleck, "Jesse Stone: Thin Ice"
Alexander Skarsgard, "Generation Kill"
Kiefer Sutherland, "24: Redemption"
I hope he wins, my bb was awesome as Sgt. Brad 'Iceman' Colbert!
In May's "Desperate Housewives" season finale, we saw a lot happen to Susan Mayer (Teri Hatcher), including a near-death experience with her son.
After Susan's ex, Mike (James Denton), rushed to their rescue, the two shared a passionate kiss. That kiss was followed by a wedding scene, in which Mike was marrying a veiled bride... but was the bride Susan? Or was it his fiancee, Katherine Mayfair (Dana Delany)?
We won't find out for sure until this fall, but sources tell me September's "Desperate Housewives" premiere is set to feature a Susan Mayer wedding... or the preparations for one at least (who knows if she'll actually go through with the "I do"s).
Now, this doesn't necessarily mean that Susan wasn't the lady Mike married in the season finale. As every "Desperate" fan knows, the show is no stranger to flashbacks, divorces or second chances. But I'm beginning to think the tide turned in Katherine's favor. Just my gut feeling.
Either way, there's good news for Susan on the horizon. Rumor has it, daughter Julie (Andrea Bowen), who was mostly M.I.A. last season when "DH" jumped forward five years and sent her off to college, will return to Wisteria Lane full time come fall.
Julie's father, Susan's ex Karl (Richard Burgi), who hooked up with Bree Hodge (Marcia Cross) in the season finale will supposedly be showing up on a regular basis as well.
I can't wait to see Bree/Karl develop. I love them so much.
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SOURCE - Me and my crappy iPhone camera :(
more pictures on my flickr
Looks like Kanye West is covering his fashion bases! First, he worked gratis for Louis Vuitton and Raf Simons, now Kanye is going mainstream by working at Gap!
As Us Weekly initially reported Kanye has been quietly putting in the hours as an intern at the Gap offices. "He works all the time, and one Friday night recently, he stayed until 12 a.m. He's learning the fashion business from the inside and trying to do it quietly," the site stated.
Gap confirmed the story to StyleList: "Kanye's been spending time working in Gap's offices, working with Patrick Robinson, as he's interested in gaining more firsthand experience of the fashion industry."
From the sounds of our Gap source, we speculate that Kanye is probably not interning but rather working on a collaboration. (After all, we can't really see the music mogul fetching coffee and managing calendar appointments like a usual fashion intern.)
Plus, considering the cool capsule collections with last year's CFDA winners, could a Kanye/Gap one be far behind?
And at first his much-hyped Louis Vuitton sneaker collaboration was delayed until the end of the year, now we hear that it may be already sold out! (Figures.) But with the current Gap stint, maybe Kanye is learning that fashion is fickle and flying under the fashion radar is the right way to go?
When I went through them metal detector, I thought they for sure were going to take my camera. I am glad they did not. We were so far from the stage we could not get great pics. Surprisingly, it was not crazy there. It was silent at times. I ran into the channel 5 people in the front and told them I used to baby-sit for Asha Blake and apparently Sam said he saw me on air! Seeing the kids there was amazing. Also, I was standing behind Cicly Tyson when she was interviewed on CNN so if you see a clip of that you will see me waiving to my sister behind her head purple shirt.
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DreamWorks in talks to make movie based on View-Master toy
DreamWorks is in talks with toymaker Mattel to acquire the film rights to the company's View-Master toy, the plastic gadget that lets kids see 3-D images printed on cardboard discs, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The studio is also in negotiations with Transformers scribes Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci to produce the film, which would have a story crafted from scratch by screenwriter Brad Caleb Kane (Fox's Fringe).
So what's next? Shrinky dinks?
she looks good, but lol she looks so uncomfortable sitting in that dress.
Robert Pattinson Gets a Visit from Diane Sawyer
Putting in a full day’s work, Robert Pattinson continued along with his “Remember Me” filming efforts in New York City on Tuesday (July 7).
After changing clothes and cleaning up following his morning shoot, the “Twilight” stud got back behind the cameras - being joined on set by co-star Pierce Brosnan.
Also paying a visit to the Big Apple shooting locale was GMA host, Diane Sawyer, who reportedly brought her daughter along to meet Pattinson during a break in the action.
Due out in February 2010, “Remember Me” is described as “a drama centered on two lovers whose newfound relationship is threatened as they try to cope with their respective family tragedies.”
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A worn out and clearly distressed JoJo has yet again taken to her MySpace page to vent over the delayed release her long overdue third album "All I Want Is Everything".
"As much as I want to curl up into a ball and sleep for 18 hours a day, I must not." wrote the singer "As much as I want to eat junk food and watch tv and cry, I can't!!! I must not let seemingly impossible situations dictate my happiness or my life plan.
I hate to speak so vaguely, but I fear for legal reasons that I must. I am TRULY sick and tired of putting my life on hold for people and things that are consumed in other battles and agendas. Ooooohhhh I wanna say soooooo many curse words right now but I know my mom will be very upset if I do"
The 19-year-old then went on to reveal that she's had to put other projects, as well as her own life, on hold as she waits for her album to be released.
"I have held off on film and television opportunities and am planning on postponing other aspects of my life??!?!???? Uh-uh. I think not. I cannot give people who are not living my life the power to govern it. I am exasperated and sooooooo saddened by the non-progress I have been experiencing. I wish I could speak more candidly, but I would hate to mess up any future relationships or opportunities. I have been hopeful and optimistic for so long, but my flame of hope is definetly extinguishing..."
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This isn't the first time that JoJo has previously admitted her frustration over label politics in public, leaving a Vlog early last month demanding answers and action from her label Blackground who were waiting to get a distribution deal on her already finished album. "All I Want Is Everything" is set to feature a more urban sound than the singers previous efforts, with production from Chad Hugo, Kenna, DJ Toomp, Toby Gad, Danja, J.R. Rotem, The Underdogs, Madd Scientist, and B-Cox.
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i am genuinely upset that this is happening. i think jojo is amazing. i really like her first cd, love her second one, and every cover that's leaked seems to be as good, if not better, than the original. the production on the new album looks amazing. PLEASE RELEASE THIS CD, BLACKGROUND! and do it justice! not like The High Road
Link to her Blog: blogs.myspace.com/index.cfm
Anyone remember Asia Nitollano...the winner of the 2007 reality TV show, "Pussycat Dolls Presents: The Search for the Next Doll!" Since she didn't work out with the dolls, she signed with The Inc. Records (formerly Murder Inc. Records), but we still haven't heard from her since?! Until now...Asia is now pursuing a career in dance and strutting her stuff on the basketball court! She is one of the 30 semifinalists chosen from 350 dancers who came out for the 2009-2010 Knicks City Dancers.
See if you can catch her in this short video of the KCD tryouts:
Asia and the rest of the semifinalists were selected to move to the KCD Training Camp (July 7-9). From there, 17 dancers will be chosen for the team, and the 18th member will be left up to online voters to pick from 5 finalist. Woohoo! Asia definitely has my immunity vote if necessary.. She knows how to entertain! Click on the text below to learn more.
Harry Potter's sixth screen outing was due to be released last November but was pushed back to sprinkle some magic on the summer box office instead. Yahoo! Movies had a sneak peek at the movie to see if the wait was worth it.
It's another year at Hogwarts, and another year of foreboding terror. Fearing that Voldermort is close to infiltrating the school, Dumbledore enlists Harry to gain the confidence of his new Potions professor, Horace Slughorn (Jim Broadbent), in the hope that he can unlock a memory that could prove vital to their fight against the dark forces.
The Half-Blood Prince certainly opens with a bang, with hordes of Death Eaters attacking London. Perhaps it's a swipe at director David Yates' critics, who claimed 2007's Order of the Phoenix wasn't action-packed enough.
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Will anyone want me to post the interviews? I find it annoying how EVERY reporter has to bring up RPatzz in an interview.
10 Things You Need to Know About 10 Things I Hate About You
Ladies and gentlemen, meet 10 Things I Hate About You, the newest member of the great summer shows club.
Based on the 1999 movie of the same name, 10 Things takes the framework of Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew and remodels it into an endearing teen rom-com with room to spare for feminism, morality and wonderful silliness. The acting and writing is entirely squee-worthy and if things continue to go according to plan, it might just become an all-time great, in the tradition of My So-Called Life, Buffy and The O.C.
So, what is this series, why should you watch, and what's to come? Read on to find out the 10 things you need know about 10 Things I Hate About You:
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Posted because I just found out the guy who plays Heath's role is Gregory Motherfucking Peck's grandson and freaked out.
Who's going to watch? I will if I'm bored as fuck and literally have nothing better to do.
Whackity Schmakity Doo
This looks amazing
Surpassing the likes of Britney Spears, Maria Sharapova and Roger Federer, well known singer and actress Beyonce Knowles has emerged as the world's best paid celebrity under the age of 30 years.
Compiled by the US magazine Forbes, the world's 'Best-Paid Celebs Under 30' list is based on the estimated earnings from June 2008 to June 2009.
With an estimated yearly earning of $87 million, the 27-year old Knowles has topped the league of 12 highest-earning celebrities under the age of 30.
GETTTIN MONAYYYY. DIVAS GETTIN MONEY.
According to CMT, American Idol winner Carrie Underwood will drop her third studio album this November. Check it out below
Carrie Underwood's third album will be released on Nov. 3 on 19 Recordings/Arista Nashville. She is currently completing the project, which does not yet have a title, and a new single is expected to be released late this summer. Mark Bright returns as a producer. Underwood's previous albums include Some Hearts (2005) and Carnival Ride (2007). She has sold more than 10 million albums since winning American Idol in 2005.
Carrie's third album is set to feature production from Jim Jonsin (Lil Wayne's Lollipop), Johnta Austin (Mariah Carey, Mary J Blige), Kara DioGuardi (Ashlee Simpson), and Darrell Scott (Dixie Chicks).
I'm Super excited to hear the tracks with Jim Jonsin and Johnta Austin.
Fitting in a little time with her young sons, Britney Spears visited the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France with Sean Preston and Jayden James on Tuesday night (July 7).
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What is 100 Bullets about? The Eisner and Havey Award-winning comic book hinges on the question of whether people would take the chance to get away with revenge. It’s a Twilight Zone-like morality decision, where a mysterious Agent named Graves approaches people who have been the victim of some kind of terrible injustice or wrong, and gives them the chance to set things right in the form of a nondescript attaché case containing a handgun, 100 untraceable bullets, and a photograph of a person, along with incontrovertible evidence that target presented is primarily and personally responsible for recipient’s woes. The bullets are completely untraceable and that any law enforcement investigation that uncovers one of them will immediately stop.
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LIKE THE ARTICLE SAYS, IT'S JUST SPECULATION. BUT SINCE I'M SOMEBODY WHO RECENTLY RANDOMLY PICKED UP AN ISSUE OF THIS AND THOUGHT IT WAS SUPER COOL, I THOUGHT I'D SHARE THIS.
ONTD, WHAT COMIC/BOOK/WHATEVER THAT YOU LOVE DO YOU THINK WOULD MAKE A SPECTACULAR FILM/MINISERIES/SHOW?
Moviefone is looking for fans to submit questions for upcoming video interviews with cast members of the latest Potter film:
You say you're the ultimate 'Harry Potter' fan -- but we bet you've never interacted directly with the movie stars who bring your wizardly heroes to life. Finally, here's your chance. (See how good we are to you, our readers? Remember that.)
We're interviewing the cast of 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince' on camera, and we want your questions! Ask Daniel Radcliffe (Harry),Emma Watson (Hermione), Rupert Grint (Ron),Tom Felton (Draco) and Michael Gambon (Dumbledore) anything you'd like.
(Note: Except "Will u marry me?" That we promise you, we will not ask.)
And don't forget about the Man with the Plan, director David Yates. He wants to hear from you, too.
To submit your questions and for more info, go here! (or click on the pic above).
Hurry and submit your questions now! The deadline is Thursday July 9th at 10pm!!
The Last Season of 'Lost': 'Anything goes.'
As Lost fans are keenly aware, exec producers Carlton Cuse and Damon Lindelof usually remain in "radio silence" (their term) after the conclusion of every season until their annual summit meeting with thousands of geeked-up loyalists at Comic-Con each July in San Diego. However, in advance of this year's much anticipated appearance (slated for the morning of July 25, according to insiders), Cuse and Lindelof have been giving interviews to press over in England while they attend a salute to Lost at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
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It’s going to take me a while to get used to SyFy, the terrible new name for the SciFi Channel, but while I’m wrangling with that very small adjustment the heads of the network are up to a bigger task: looking for the replacement for Battlestar Galactica and Farscape. Quite a task, since Farscape was the core geek magnet, while Battlestar broke out into the mainstream. The network wants another large-scale ’space opera’ to anchor its lineup, basically one science fiction ring to rule them all, and (thankfully) doesn’t see Caprica as the thing. io9 talked to Mark Stern, creative director of original programming at SyFy, to get some insight.
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LOL THIS IS PRETTY MUCH A COMPLETE TURN-AROUND FROM WHAT THE NETWORK HEADS WERE JIBBER JABBERING ABOUT BEFORE ("OHHH NOOO 'SCIFI' DENOTES IMAGES OF MEN IN THEIR THIRTIES STILL LIVING IN THEIR PARENTS' BASEMENTS. 'SYFY' IS MORE APPEALING ACROSS THE BOARD!!").
AND LOL HOW IS STARGATE UNIVERSE NOT A SPACE OPERA? THEY'RE ON A SHIP THIS TIME, AND THEY'RE IN SPACE. AND THERE'S DRAMA. AND HOT CHICKS. GOTTA HAVE HOT CHICKS IN A SPACE OPERA.
WHAT WOULD YOU GUYS PITCH TO ~SYFY~?
The Director's Cut of Watchmen will be screened from Friday, July 17 to Thursday, July 23 (unless otherwise indicated) at the following four theaters:
Mann's Chinese 6
6925 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028
Carmike Apple Valley 15
15630 Cedar Ave.
Apple Valley, MN 55124
Buy tickets: http://www.fandango.com/carmike15_aakto/theaterpage
Landmark Sunshine 5
143 E. Houston St.
New York, NY 10002
Rave Hickory Creek 16
Dallas (Friday, July 17 through Monday, July 20 only)
8380 S. Stemmons
Hickory Creek, TX 76205
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“Chris has been a client of mine for some time now”, says Jason. “It’s always a pleasure to work him because it gives me a chance to be creative. He came to me with a great idea and I am very pleased with the finished product”.
Here’s the front and the back of the chain:
A source from Jason of Beverly Hills says that the necklace was about $300,000 and took 218 hours to complete with a ridiculous amount of diamonds, sapphires, and other jewels all in it. T-Pain is somewhere extra pissy right now…
Full scan / article behind the cut.
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Source and my scanner.
- he asks conan if his wife wears a thong
- thinks his wife should have a sign on her vag stating the hours of service
- a defibrillator burned his nipple
- is loud/obnoxious and refuses to let conan talk
Maybe Michael is the biological father to his youngest child? I have never noticed any sort of physical resemblance between Jackson and his kids, but in that photo, his youngest son certainly looks a bit like dad!
The photo was released by real estate developer Mohamed Hadid (pictured). Hadid, third from the left, poses with his own children (second left, far right), Michael and his three kids, Michael Joseph Jr. (also known as “Prince”), now 12, daughter Paris Michael Katherine, now 11, and youngest Prince Michael II or Blanket, 7, as he’s affectionately referred to.
Jackson spent his last days in the Holmby Hills home originally built by close friend Hadid.
look at that hair, blanket is one gorgeous kid! and i think paris's mom is fiona apple.
Did you enjoy the third episode? The first thing I want to put out there is that when ever I talk about money and choosing a guy based on money I’m completely and totally joking. Money doesn’t affect my view on anybody and doesn’t make me like any one person more than another. Yeah right bitch, I was watchin'
Other than that I thought this episode was pretty funny, my favorite part was PC and his friend in Mexico. PC is just a very entertaining person. I don’t think Jessie was going too hard when she checked up on him. She was just trying to be a good friend.
I don’t have a lot to say about this episode. I felt bad that Kelli’s dog died. I thought Camille’s ginger bread house was pretty good. And I promise I’m better at gymnastics than what you saw on the show, they showed pretty bad moments of me during my floor routine.
It was pretty cute that Cole surprised me at my gymnastics competition, I told you guys last week that he’s a really cool person. Watch next week’s episode!
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — If there's going to be a third "Transformers" movie, director Michael Bay says he'll be back to make it.
And star Shia LaBeouf promises it'll be darker than the first two.
Bay and LaBeouf talked about the prospects of another sequel Monday night at the Los Angeles premiere of the second installment, "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen," which opens Wednesday.
While a third chapter has not been officially announced, Bay said he intends to return to the franchise if No. 3 moves forward. But he wants some time off first, having just finished the second one.
"I will do it, but you've got to give us time," Bay said. "I need a little rest."
LaBeouf said he expects a third "Transformers" would carry the action beyond Earth and become "more of an intergalactic thing."
"Revenge of the Fallen" takes place largely on Earth as LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Tyrese Gibson, John Turturro and other co-stars continue their alliance with the benevolent shape-shifting Autobots in their war against the evil Decepticon robots.
A third movie also "will be darker. Something crazy will happen," LaBeouf said. "Someone has to die."
Transformers 2 was absolutely incredible. A true cinematic masterpiece. It's a shoo-in to sweep up the Oscars and Golden Globes this year, and I have faith that Michael Bay will bring back the genius and deep, symbolic social commentary that Transformers 2 possessed. Whenever I think of Optimus saying "let's roll" and flying into the sky, I get shivers down my spine. And Michaela's heartfelt goodbye...I'm getting verklempt!
Now, here is the conference with Daniel Radcliffe, Tom Felton, Bonnie Wright, Michael Gambon, and David and David.
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- DanRad wrote a poem and it was published in a fashion magazine.
- Was asked about Rpattz and Twilight; Dan, Tom, and David H haven't seen it; Dan asks the two if they wanna watch it with him. David pretty much says, FUCK THAT SHIT I'D RATHER WATCH THE MOST BORING SPORT IN THE WORLD. Michael Gambon doesn't know what the fuck they were talking about.
- Dan and Michael Gambon tease each other a lot.
- Dan's not planned anything big for his 20th birthday... Conan asks, "No Party Space?"
- Talk about PG rating.
- Dan talks about being bullied.
- Tom and Dan hated filming Quidditch.
- Drug references in the film.
The Los Angeles Times Hero Complex Blog recently spoke with Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince soundtrack composer Nicholas Hooper, who spoke about his role and influence in creating the music for the sixth film. Having worked with film director David Yates on various other projects over the past nineteen years, Mr. Hooper discusses the process of putting his own stamp on the score for the latest film by saying:
"I started by listening to a lot of the John Williams score, particularly from the third movie, “Prisoner of Azkaban,” which I loved and I suppose is closest to what I was trying to do. I used some of his themes, particularly his Hedwig theme. After that, we all decided that it was best if I moved into my own way of composing rather than trying to emulate John Williams, which is impossible. I did a different kind of score for “Half-Blood Prince,” really. It was simpler, the way I write music is simpler."Mr. Hooper goes on to talk of the kind of feeling he wanted to portray "towards the end of the film, right before Dumbledore is killed." However, he goes to say that even though the piece "sequence was dropped from the film," he was able to use it for "it had in it the seeds of the germ of the idea that actually follows Dumbledore’s progress throughout the film and comes to quite a musical height at the point where Harry and Dumbledore travel to find Voldemort’s secret Horcrux in the cave. It’s a big moment."
The interview continues with the composer speaking more to the various themes he created for various characters in the film. One theme being for the character of Draco Malfoy. Quoteage:
Finally, the interview wraps up with the composer speaking of one of his favorite pieces from the film. He says, "I think my favorite moment was Harry and Dumbledore in the cave because it’s just so big and tough. A couple of people came to listen to it when I was finished and they were in tears after they heard the recording and I thought, “Oh, that’s nice.” I feel like I moved people. I have to say the Harry and Ginny moment is another favorite... They’re in the room of requirements and they’re trying to hide something and they even come across Malfoy’s secret and they don’t know it. Then they kiss. It’s a lovely, beautiful moment in the film. It comes out of an earlier moment when Harry sees Ginny at the beginning of the film. It’s not music that reoccurs throughout the film. It’s just one special melody in the middle."
"[The theme] follows him throughout all his visits to the room of requirements. Definitely a Malfoy theme, yeah. It’s an odd mixture of dark and sad. Well, not sad exactly. It’s moving though. Here’s this poor boy who has been kind of pulled into this. You don’t just feel he’s really evil. So the music couldn’t be about his being evil. It’s not about that. It’s about this kid being pulled out of his depth, really."
Italian beauty Monica Bellucci and her husband, French actor Vincent Cassel, spend the day at Tuileries Garden amusement park with their daughter Deva, 4 1/2, in Paris, France on Saturday (July 4).
Deva is looking like a true rock star with those oversized shades!
Last month, Monica and co-star Nicolas Cage were spotted shooting scenes for their upcoming movie, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, in New York City’s Battery Park (they play each other’s love interests).
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Funny or not, they seemed interesting. I only included a couple of pop culture twitters. Just prepare for some lame puns included.
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Remember when you would get together with some friends back in the day and recreate scenes from A Nightmare on Elm Street with ketchup on t-shirts and your mom's too-sharp knife and an over-sized $8 Freddy mask? Good times.
Now there's Cinemash, a new web series devoted to similar (though slightly higher-budget) tributes to famous scenes from movies.
Lots of famous people are involved, including She & Him's Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt doing Sid and Nancy mashed up with their upcoming rom-com 500 Days of Summer, Common and Christopher Mintz-Plasse doing Training Day, and stars of "Reno 911!" and "Human Giant" taking on Point Break (which also features music from Shudder to Think frontman Craig Wedren).
Go ahead and watch Zooey do her best to imitate Sid's fuck-you accent. (Yes, Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays Nancy.) Cate Blanchett, your move.
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omg ONTD, I can't believe I was bored enough to make this entire post. Summer blows.
Amid Bravo's announcement this morning of a third season pickup and of a casting call for new Housewives (yes, that is plural), sources tell us that all of the Housewives are likely to come back for season three, but two wives are putting up quite a fight when it comes to negotiating their new contracts. Who are those two? And what's that shiny thing on Bethenny Frankel's finger? Read on...
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i think someone should start taking bets on just how hard kelly will fail at reversing opinions about her.
Oh, Optimus. You are my favorite Transformer, hands down.
Later the precocious twosome could be seen being returned to their hotel to be greeted by their busy mom Britney Spears. Mom then treated her boys to dinner at the Eiffel Tower. “So beautiful!” Britney tweeted afterwards.
Tomorrow the extended family will travel to Belgium where Britney’s ‘Circus’ world tour is scheduled rock out on Thursday night. The globetrotting toddlers will travel with Britney aboard a luxury tour bus while K-Fed and his lady friend follow behind in a rented van.
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Michael Jackson celebrated his final Christmas with his three children -- and with dermatologist Arnold Klein, the biological father of Paris, 11, and Prince Michael I, 12. Us Weekly reports in its new issue (on newsstands tomorrow) that Klein brought Star Wars icon Carrie Fisher a close friend, as a surprise guest for the kids to Jackson's $100,000-a-month Holmby Hills, Calif. rental.
Fellow guest Stephen Price, a close friend of Klein's, tells Us Weekly that Jackson had mentioned to Klein that Paris, Prince and Prince Michael II (a.k.a. "Blanket"), 7, were fans of Star Wars and would like to meet Fisher. Around 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve, "Michael brought the kids down in their pajamas and said, 'This is Princess Leia,'" Price recalls. "They were so excited! She did her famous speech for them -- the 'Help me, Obi-Wan' speech." Price says of the Jackson kids, "They are the greatest kids you'll ever meet."
As for Klein, who had employed Paris and Prince's mother, Debbie Rowe, for 23 years, Price would only say "no comment" about his longtime pal's status as their biological dad.
i'm a little dissapointed, ngl. i thought she was changing her sound abit? i wanted more stuff like 'behind enemy lines'. some of the songs do sound good though.