March 20th, 2010

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Let's Make A Deal Strains Wayne Brady to the Point of Doctor Care

"Let's Make A Deal" has proven to be a major strain for Wayne Brady. "Having 300 people yelling your name is harder vocally and physically than I ever imagined," says the actor slash singer, comedian and game show emcee. "Trying to be heard in front of hundreds of screaming people is more difficult than one could realize."

He adds, "There's nothing more draining then having a whole room of people wanting to be picked. Everyone is there to have fun, but by the end of the day, it's about money, and that almost always brings on desperation in some people."

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Shakira is gonna be on teh Wizards of Waverly Place

Selena Gomez shows off some sultry moves with special guest star Shakira in this new still from Wizards of Waverly Place.

In the upcoming episode "Dude Looks Like Shakira," Alex (Gomez), Justin (David Henrie) and Max (Jake T. Austin) are shocked to discover that international music sensation Shakira is actually their Uncle Kelbo (Jeff Garlin) who has been abusing one of the Main Eleven Wizards Rules. Unfortunately for Uncle Kelbo, he can no longer control when transformation between himself and Shakira happens.

Selena dished to JJJ exclusively about Shakira guesting on her show, "Shakira was amazing!! She was so sweet and beautiful. It was great working with someone so successful but so humble!!"

"Dude Looks Like Shakira" premieres on Friday, April 16 @ 8PM ET/PT on Disney Channel.
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x factor judge getting fired due to pregnancy & her age. allegedly.

Simon Cowell is hosting a weekend brain-storming session at his LA mansion to discuss how to keep the programme on top in the ratings war.

And chief casualty of the crunch talks is likely to be pregnant Dannii, who has been on the judging panel since 2008 when she replaced Sharon Osbourne, 57. Sources say it is now “highly unlikely” she will appear in the new series of ITV1’s talent show this year.

The source said: “Simon and his team are very wary of getting into the sort of problems the BBC has had with its female stars over age and so on. For that reason, the best option is being seen as reverting to the three judges this year. That means the seat is open for Dannii to return at a future date, although it is unlikely.”

Producers said the annual brainstorming session in Hollywood was aimed at making the hit show even bigger and better. Before heading to the LA meeting, executive producer Richard Holloway, 60, said the summit would “kickstart debate about new ideas for the show”.

An X Factor spokeswoman confirmed last night: “There is a meeting going on but it is too early to comment on what is being decided.”


DANNII IS QUEEN OF THE DANCE FLOOR, HOW CAN THEY DO THIS? She's so much more fresh than simon and that other guy.

Taylor Swift is Fearless

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Taylor Swift’s six-times-Platinum FEARLESS album was officially recognized as the Most Awarded Album in the History of Country Music last night at a private dinner in Nashville.

FEARLESS is the only album in history to win the all-genre Album of The Year GRAMMY, plus Country Album of the Year Awards from the GRAMMYs, the Country Music Association, the Academy of Country Music and the American Music Awards.

Representatives from NARAS, The American Music Awards, The Country Music Association, and the Academy of Country Music all joined Big Machine Records Group President/CEO Scott Borchetta for an unprecedented group presentation honoring Taylor for her achievement.

FEARLESS, released in 2008, has won every album award in the country music genre, and was named all-genre Album of the Year at the 2010 GRAMMY Awards. Taylor, who turned 20 in December, was the youngest artist in history to win the music industry’s coveted top prize and she is also the award’s first-ever solo female country winner, and the first solo female winner in more than a decade. Taylor wrote or co-wrote every song on FEARLESS.

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Taylor was also honored at last night’s event for:

* More than 13 Million in total record sales
* More than 25 Million Digital Downloads
* The 6X Platinum (6 Million) Certification of FEARLESS
* FEARLESS as the #1 selling album in the US in both 2008 & 2009
* The 5X Platinum (5 Million) Certification of Taylor Swift
* The #1 and #2 positions atop Nielsen’s BDS 2009 Top 10 Most Played Songs chart (all genres), with “You Belong With Me” and “Love Story”
* The #1 spots on both the 2009 Top 10 Artist Airplay chart (all genres) and the Top 10 Artist Internet Streams chart.
* Her four most recent #1 singles (“Should’ve Said No,” “Love Story,” “White Horse,” and “You Belong With Me”)

She's gonna be around for a long time, so get used to it!
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Rose McGowan models in Bloomingdale's magazine + news on the new "Conan" film

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ROSE MCGOWAN has confirmed she has been cast in the new Conan film as 'an evil half-human, half-witch' character, writing on Twitter that she is "happy to be kicking ass again."

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haters gon' hate, but even with her busted face, she's perfect
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Cartoon superhero Captain America's real-life stylist insists Mad men star Jon Hamm is the only actor who can play the colourful Marvel Comics character.

Ryan Phillippe and Chris Evans have emerged as frontrunners for the coveted role, but the artist who redesigned Captain America for Marvel tells Entertainment Weekly magazine the list of wannabes up for the part does not impress him.

Alex Ross says, "We've been saying for years, if you don't sign Jon Hamm to play this part, you're crazy.

"Captain America is supposed to be the patriarch of the Marvel universe. To get a guy in his early to mid-20s is only thinking about where the character began, not what he ultimately needs to become."


PLEASE let this be true. My personal opinion is Mike Valley from Human Target. But since he's too perfect I think Jon Hamm would be ideal with some blond hair dye.

Let the Jon Hamm gifs fly like panties!

flopped for our sins
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Leona signs publishing deal with BMG

BMG Rights Management has signed an exclusive publishing agreement to represent Leona Lewis.

The new deal covers Leona’s future songwriting as well as her songs from the multi-platinum album Echo.

BMG Rights Management managing director Tony Moss says, “Leona is a staggering musical talent, going from strength to strength as her songwriting develops. We’re thrilled to be working with her and her management team,”

Lewis adds she is excited about working together.

BMG Rights Management now represents the rights to more than 75,000 songs including Kelly Clarkson’s Miss Independent, Christina Aguilera’s Genie In A Bottle and Toxic by Britney Spears.


Behemoth Frontman Nergal Arrested, Facing Prison Time Over Bible Tearing Incident has reported front man Nergal (Adam Darski) of Polish death metal band Behemoth has officially been charged with insulting the Roman Catholic Church, which is a crime in Poland that carries a penalty of up to two years in prison. The charge stems from an incident in 2007 when Nergal tore a bible apart on stage and referenced the church as being a murderous cult. A video of the concert that caused the charge can be viewed below. Nergal has stated that tearing apart the Bible was part of his artistic work and was not meant to offend religious sensibilities. More details on the case will be announced as they are made available.
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Bands Explore Promo Potential of Chatroulette

Holy F**K
In the promotional run-up to the April 13 release of its new album, Ohio experimental rock group Foxy Shazam tapped a curious outlet to promote the release: Chatroulette.
The Russia-based online chat site connects users around the world for one-on-one video sessions. The connections are random, so there's no way to select a specific partner. And a "next" button enables users to skip to the next selection.
Foxy Shazam previewed its entire self-titled Warner Bros. album March 8-13 on Chatroulette. The feed, which ran in a loop over a webcam, consisted of a stream of the album and the set's cover art with a text overlay of the release date.
It doesn't sound like the most efficient way to promote new music, and Warner Bros. senior vice president of new media Jeremy Welt agrees. But efficiency, he says, wasn't the point. Foxy Shazam wanted to be part of a buzzworthy venue in order to introduce itself to new fans, he says.
Launched in November, Chatroulette has quickly become an Internet sensation. Unique U.S. visitors to the site surged to 960,000 in February from 109,000 in January, according to comScore.
"It's a meme right now," Welt says. "It fits in with who these guys are. It's kind of wild and crazy. It's very rock 'n' roll when they want to go do stuff like this ... It's not always about practicality."
Foxy Shazam isn't the only band that feels this way. On March 12, Toronto group Holy F--k used Chatroulette to announce the May 11 release of its new album, "Latin." The first single streamed over an image of a placard listing the band's name, the title of the song and album and a link to its Web site.
Portland, Oregon, indie outfit the Nurses performed live on Chatroulette earlier in the month, setting up 15 webcams to increase the likelihood that users would happen upon their performance.


The biggest new hit on television is “Undercover Boss” on CBS

The biggest new hit on television is a reality show that did not get a head start in the summer, that remained dormant for half the television season, that seemed to have little chance to appeal to younger viewers, and that had to face formidable competition not only from “Desperate Housewives” on ABC, but also from three straight weeks of the Winter Olympics on NBC.
But the evidence is irrefutable: “Undercover Boss” on CBS is — so far at least — the breakout hit of the year, with the largest audience, the strongest appeal to younger viewers and the best performance against the toughest competition.

The show, which documents what happens when a chief executive works incognito with low-level employees, opened as the follow-up act to the Super Bowl and pulled in 38 million viewers, the biggest audience for a post-game series since Nielsen introduced the people meter ratings system in 1987.
In the weeks since, “Undercover Boss” has beaten “Desperate Housewives” every time and came within a hair of topping the Olympics closing ceremonies.
Perhaps most startlingly, “Undercover Boss” has been attracting bigger numbers with young adult viewers than existing hits like “Grey’s Anatomy” and “House.”
And it’s on CBS, the network that usually steers the conversation away from the young-viewer ratings that the other networks emphasize. With “Undercover Boss,” CBS is bragging about those numbers. The first thing that Kelly Kahl, the network’s top program scheduler, mentions about the show is how well it has done in the “young demos.”
As Mr. Kahl put it: “I can’t remember an audience profile like this. It has over a 3 rating with men between 18 and 34. When have you seen that on CBS?”

Ex-Journey Singer Steve Perry Denies Sarah Silverman’s Claims About Racial Slur

In an interview with Playboy set to hit newsstands tomorrow, comedian Sarah Silverman responds to questions about her provocative brand of humor by telling a story about how “the onetime lead singer of a very popular band from the 1980s” came up to her after a show and said, “You’re my favorite comedian. You have the best nigger jokes.” Silverman didn’t outright name Journey’s Steve Perry, but she added, “I’ll just say this: After that, I stopped believin’,” a poke at the band’s classic “Don’t Stop Believin’.”

Was she joking? In an interview with Rolling Stone yesterday, Perry took Silverman’s accusation very seriously, adamantly denying he ever used “the n-word” after meeting her backstage at a comedy show. “I’m really shocked. She was so friendly and so nice,” Perry tells RS. “I don’t understand why she would go there, it’s so bizarre. I don’t use that word, are you kidding? That’s so derogatory.” Perry admits he met Silverman on a pair of occasions “a long time ago” after being “amazed at her ability to make people actually laugh at every racial slur and every ethnic group she could possibly come up with,” but insists Silverman’s recollection of their meeting is just another episode concocted by the controversial TV star for comedic effect.
Perry tells RS, “I walked up to her after the show and I said, ‘I can’t believe that somehow you seem to be getting away with all these slurs and the n-word, I just can’t believe how you’re doing this,’ and I looked at my friend and I said, ‘I can’t believe how she’s getting away with this,’ and she looked at me and kind of smiled. It wasn’t like I was condemning her or condoning her, it was just that I can’t believe how somehow creatively she was making everybody in that club of all colors and all ethnic backgrounds laugh. That’s what it was.”
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Obese Kim Kardashian Walking Post

Kim Kardashian’s Still Hiding Her Fat Well of the Day

I want to start this off by saying that I am not posting these because I find them hot….I never find Kim Kardashian hot. I am posting them because I am amazed at how she has the ability to not look as fat as I know she is.
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for the record, i envy Kim Kardashian's body, however stop lying about your plastic surgery Kim, it's blatantly obvious now that you've been f*&^ing with your face. PS: cue the wank, I'm bored.

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Michael Jackson’s Thriller to go 3D?


This week John Landis appeared at the BFI in London, and I was lucky enough to be in the audience. After a showing of his fantastic car salesman doc, Slasher, Landis sat down to talk about his entire career, relaying anecdotes from his thirty plus years in the business, and his jobs that ranged from stuntman to director and everything in between.

During the audience Q&A someone asked Landis if The Making of Thriller would ever be hitting DVD, and he confirmed that the hour long doc, along with the remastered longform video, would be coming soon. There have been lawsuits and royalty issues holding up any further releases, and although Landis didn't say they had all been cleared up, he did make it seem as though Jackson's death had presented an opportunity for the sides to come together and hash things out.

But more intriguing than news of a home video release was Landis telling the crowd that the folks behind Jackson's estate want to turn the video into 3D.
The director is fine with the idea, even if he doesn't seem to be the biggest fan of the tech, but it wasn't clear if the 3D version of Thriller was intended for theatrical distribution. One assumes that's the basic plan, as 3D TVs don't have the kind of saturation into the market needed to make a 3D Blu-Ray of the video all that worthwhile.

How a theatrical release of a 3D Thriller would work is beyond me; the video was specially screened with Disney's Fantasia to qualify it for the Oscars in 1983, but it's way too short to work on its own, and it's unlikely anyone would want to sit through The Making of Thriller at a movie theater. But could this be just one segment of a movie made up of 3D versions of Michael Jackson videos? That's sheer speculation on my part, mind you, but it does seem like something that could rake in some more money. And you don't make Thriller 3D without the main intention of making more money.


NGL, even though I feel like 3D is a tired ol' gimmick . . . I would actually love to see Thriller in 3D, lol.
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Cheryl Cole is smiling despite split from Ashley

Cheryl Cole was all smiles last night following a Sport Relief spoof

CHERYL COLE proved that her sense of humor is still intact on Sport Relief last night despite her recent split with Ashley.
Giving us yet another reason to admire her, Cheryl sneaked on stage to congratulate Rufus Hound on his spoof performance of Fight For This Love.

In her first UK TV appearance since her split from Ashley Cole, stunning Cheryl made sure that it was a memorable one.

Dressed in the petite singers signature military inspired outfit, comic Rufus went to great lengths to look like Cheryl and she praised him on his efforts.

The giggling Girls Aloud star said: 'it's like looking in a mirror'.

Moments later Cheryl strutted on stage to perform her sizzling ballroom routine for Parachute in a thigh skimming black dress with a ruffled train.

Cheryl Cole performs Parachute on Sport Relief

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Noot Seear swears Terry Richardson is a good guy

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Not every model and photographer in the fashion industry is against Terry Richardson, whom many have recently accused of sexual misconduct on shoots. Model turned New Moon actress Noot Seear worked with Terry, clothed, on a campaign, and was quick to stand up for him. "Terry's a really cool guy. It's not like he pressures you into doing anything you're not comfortable with," she told us at a silent auction in Milk Studios benefiting Rose Charities to aid Haiti earthquake victims. Photographer John Mark Sorum also stood in Richardson's corner. "Terry is an amazing photographer. All that goes on while shooting is participatory play," he said.

Seear agrees with those who believe the fashion-photography world would be a little dull without Richardson's contribution. "There's something very beautiful, very raw about it and I'm glad that there is a photographer out there that does work like that," said Seear, founder of Rose Charities USA. Richardson donated an original print to last night's auction.


New Mos Def Music!

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Ski f. Mos Def and Whosane - Taxi
After radio rips and snippets of this track hit the net over the past few months, the proper CD quality version of "Taxi." This cut had everyone going crazy mostly thanks to Ski's killer moody beat and the way Mos Def spit over it. But Whosane does an equally nice job on here, too, which makes for even more of a reason to be excited for Ski's 24 Hour Karate School. The mixtape/album has been pushed back multiple times, but it might finally drop later this month.
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Becks is in tears again...

At the weekend David Beckham was in floods of tears after an Achille's tendon injury put paid to his World Cup dreams this summer.

And last night, he was crying again, but this time it was purely for comedy effect as he starred in a comedy skit for Sport Relief with James Corden.

The Gavin And Stacey star and sportsman shared a bath together and got emotional as they held hands in bed watching Scott (Jason Donovan) and Charlene (Kylie Minogue) getting married in Neighbours.

As they watched the Australian soap, a teary Becks says: 'Don't you think they are amazing together those two,' to which Corden replies: 'I think we're amazing together'.

The duo's me-time, in which they are seen in fluffy robes, was part of a star-studded sketch in which Corden's Gavin And Stacey character Smithy coaches a series of top stars including Andy Murray, Tom Daley, Jenson Button and the Manchester United squad featuring Wayne Rooney and Rio Ferdinand.

And after his hard work, Smithy takes a well-earned break, for a night in with the image-conscious LA Galaxy star.
Away from the prying eyes of Victoria and Nessa, the boys indulge in a spot of preening.

The pair share a bath together and James Corden tends to Becks' hair, before they share a tender moment.

The comedy actor said of his meeting: 'I just wanted to lick him. Honestly, he was unbelievably nice. We went out for dinner, we went out, we socialised, we had a great time,' he told Heat magazine


Lady GaGa Files Countersuit Against Former Lover

It was recently reported that she was being sued by ex-lover/producer Rob Fusari, but now Lady Gaga is the one doing the suing.

New York Daily News reports that after Fusari filed a $30 million lawsuit against her on Thursday, the “Bad Romance” singer fired back saying he was the one who broke the law by duping her into signing an illegal contract.

Rob claims he came up with the name Lady Gaga and co-wrote some of her hit songs, while Gaga claims the contract between them was invalid because Fusari was not a licensed talent agent.

Not only do Gaga's lawyers want Fusari's suit thrown out, they want him to pay damages to the superstar singer for trying to take advantage of an "inexperienced performing artist."


Jennifer Aniston Teams Up with Adam and Brooklyn March 19th

Hard at work on her latest project, Jennifer Aniston was spotted filming scenes for “Just Go With It” on Friday evening (March 19).

Getting into character, the “Love Happens” actress worked her magic on set at L’Ermitage Beverly Hills Hotel alongside funnyman Adam Sandler and supermodel Brooklyn Decker.

Meanwhile, Aniston’s film with hunky Gerard Butler “The Bounty Hunter” is in theaters this weekend.

Per IMDB's Web site, the charming film is about a bounty hunter learns that his next target is his ex-wife, a reporter working on a murder cover-up. Soon after their reunion, the always-at-odds duo finds themselves on a run-for-their-lives adventure.

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I love that she is working with Adam.


Even despite some controversy, Final Fantasy XIII is selling well.

Square Enix sent word today that the RPG has sold more than a million units in North America, in the five days following its March 9 launch. This makes it set the record for the best first-week sales in Final Fantasy history, which is no small feat considering the pedigree.

The name still carries a lot of weight, even as the game is facing some negative feedback based on its departure from the traditional tropes of Japanese RPGs.

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A bitchface-free Runaways post (interview with Joan Jett)

Joan Jett may sing "I Love Rock 'n' Roll," but the real message of her life story is that she lived rock and roll, and still does every day. She has a brand new Greatest Hits album available through her Blackheart Records, she's constantly touring with the Blackhearts, and she even has her own iPhone app. But you're seeing her on this side of success. The Runaways is a movie about Jett before she became famous, how she had to fight to make her own opportunities, and how she was told that girls shouldn't play electric guitar.

Although Kristen Stewart portrays Joan Jett in the film, Jett was frequently on set giving her directions. She's very happy with the end result of both Stewart's performance and the story the film tells. We spoke to Jett at Sundance this year, where she managed to exude enthusiasm for the film, while also quietly being one of the coolest people in town. Seriously, rock and roll seeps out of her pores. Read on through for the full interview.

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After The Runaways, But Before “The Runaways”

The Runaways movie is being hailed as a solid, passionate portrait of the seventies girl-rock band, even as it’s being criticized as boring and uneven

Whatever “The Runaways” is, it’s not “Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains,” an early eighties cult film that relates the fictional story of three girls who invent a punk band to get out of their dead-end town and become, briefly, a sensation.
The film features musicians like Fee Waybill of the Tubes, Steve Jones of the Sex Pistols, and Paul Simonon of the Clash, either playing versions of themselves or satirizing the entire notion of rock stardom.

For all its music-business and punk credibility, the film is, like “The Runaways,” most noteworthy for its stars. Two of the three Stains, Diane Lane and Laura Dern, became legitimate movie stars, and they both show off a surprising maturity and screen presence here. 

Diane Lane looks gorgeous.  The Stains remind me more of Gaga or Kesha than the Runaways.
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Jonna Lee at SXSW

My friend and I saw her today at Antones nightclub in down town Austin for the end of SXSW. She was amazing live. Here is a little video clip I made of her singing There Was Me.

P.S. We asked her if she was the infamous Iamamiwhoami and she smiled and said, "I can't comment on that."

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The hips you wish your hips could swell like

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Getting their tan on aboard a yacht, Kim and Kourtney Kardashian were spotted in Miami, Florida on Saturday afternoon (March 20).

The “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” stars relaxed and soaked up the sun with Kim showing off her fabulous figure while sipping an orange drink.

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Eddie Izzard: Marathon Man

Fans of the movie 'Marathon Man' will recall Laurence Olivier's Nazi dentist hissing: "Is it safe?" Now Eddie Izzard is no Lord Larry – although he does a mean James Mason impression – but in Eddie Izzard – Marathon Man, the answer to the question is a resounding "No".
The "actor and comedian who also happens to be a transvestite" (as the narrator, David Tennant, refers to him) promises to run 43 marathons in 51 days for Comic Relief. He's 47. He has never been running before. He's got flat feet. And doctors recommend three weeks' rest after running just one marathon. Even the camera crew's rickshaw breaks down before he does.
It's an astonishing feat of endurance, making David Walliams' inspirational swim across the Channel for the same charity in 2006 look like a mere drop in the ocean.
At least Izzard doesn't try to do it in stilettos. But he regularly puts on fresh trainers. "A change is as good as a rest," he says. "I learned that in high heels, actually." He is given a moment's pause for thought when he wonders if his toenails will drop off and the nurse tells him that he should be more worried about his nipples falling off first.
Dr Mike Loosemore at the Olympic Medical Centre, the British boxing team's doctor, goes very quiet and looks the other way when he hears the plan. Izzard begins his 1,166-mile odyssey around the UK after less than six weeks' training. He is constantly distracted by what's going on around him, his early efforts taking 11 hours as he stops and chats and tweets and devours ice lollies. But there is a darker side to the bravado.
For a while he is joined by the former British distance-runner Bruce Tulloh, who ran 2,876 miles across the United States in 64 days in 1969. "Usually some traumatic experience causes this," Tulloh confides to the camera, and he's right. In addition to the punishment he puts his body through, Izzard suffers emotional torture.
His first destination is Skewen in Wales, where his mother died of cancer when he was six years old. "Why did I go back?" he muses. "Probably to recapture the time before my mum died."
In addition, his publicist, Karon Maskill, makes the point: "He has no fear because he's a transvestite." This supreme physical test is being taken by a man who has never felt comfortable in his own body.
At the end of this absorbing first episode of three, Izzard states: "The brain is telling the body, 'We're gonna run for our life'." He says he has become a machine, but it's a machine that's protecting a fragile and fascinating humanity.
"Maybe I'm just a big kid who's determined to do these adventures that I invent in my head," he says. It's appropriate that he should be running for a charity which helps those who cannot help themselves, especially children.

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So far he's raised £1.1 Million!

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amy adams is pregnant, cute and shopping

Amy Adams looks like she is ready to pop! The Julie and Julia actress who is due to give birth to her first child next month, went for a bit of grocery shopping in Beverly Hills, CA on Wednesday, March 17, 2010.

Its good to see Amy is a eco conscious shopper and made sure to use all her reusable supermarket bags. The only thing I don’t like about those bags is that I end up buying new ones each time I go to the market because I forget them at home!

The Hollywood baby boom continues as Amy’s Leap Year co-star Kaitlin Olson announced her and her husband Rob McElhenney are expecting their first child together. Too cute!
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Terry Richardson Replies to Recent 'False Allegations'

Remember Rie Rasmussen calling out Terry? How about Jamie Peck?

Terry has made a statement on his tumblr replying to the recent unsavoury stories about him:

"I just want to take a moment to say I’m really hurt by the recent and false allegations of insensitivity and misconduct. I feel fortunate to work with so many extraordinary people each and every day. I’ve always been considerate and respectful of the people I photograph and I view what I do as a real collaboration between myself and the people in front of the camera. To everyone who has embraced and supported me and my work, I am so grateful. Thank you, it means a lot.


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Reggae Artist Matisyahu Jams with the PS22 Chorus

"The PS22 Chorus got a visit on March 18th from Matisyahu, the incredible reggae singer, who also turns out to be an equally incredible person! He was awesome with the kids -- laid back and spontaneous -- just our style!

Here the kids join in on his song, "On Nature" from his phenomenal album, Light. The kids learned their parts to this only at their last chorus practice, and they really impressed me on just how well they came through! After Messale told Matis he had really been listening a lot to this song, he got an invitation to join in on the verses and bridges (with the words he knew). He also really impresses here. Yeah, we know Messale could rap from his amazing work on "Empire State of Mind" but what a great singing voice he has too! "


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Explosion on Harry Potter set

A fire broke out at the set of the latest Harry Potter film at Leavesden Studios when a mock batttle got out of control.

Watford firefighters were called to an outdoor film set at about 9pm to deal with a blaze in a mocked up castle.

Watch commander Tony Smith said:

"I think they are filming some stunts for the last scene. There is a big battle scene involving a lot of pyrotechnics and explosions. There is a mocked up castle made of timber, steel and plastic - somehow it caught alight. By the time we got there the on-site fire crew had it pretty well under control - they did a good job. We just helped damp it down and inspected the area. I didn't see any cast - but there were about 100 crew, who were all evacuated to a marshalling are. They didn't seem too concerned. It's hard to say how much damage was caused, because some of it may have been planned as part of the filming. Perhaps they got much better footage than they expected."


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Girls Aloud's Nuhdeen Coyle speaks on rift rumours with Cheryl Cole.

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NADINE COYLE'S had to put up with a lot of stick this week with rumours that she doesn't get on with CHERYL COLE and the rest of Girls Aloud.

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So the Irish singer gave me a bell from her home in Los Angeles to set the record straight on their so-called feud.

First up she tackled whispers over her relationship with Cheryl. Close friends of the love-split star insist Nadine - working on her debut solo album - DIDN'T contact Cheryl when she fled to LA after hubby ASHLEY'S cheating emerged.

But Nadine told me: "I sent Cheryl an email and I CALLED her. I was like: 'Hi.' And she said: 'I'm in LA'. I was working on the album and dashing around. She was working and doing her thing.

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Ryan Phillippe Shops with the Kids, Lands New Role

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Spending the day with his kids, Ryan Phillipe was spotted at the local Ralph's supermarket with Ava and Deacon on Saturday (March 20).

With a cartful of goodies, the gang finished up their shopping and headed out to their vehicle where the “Stop-Loss” actor unloaded the bags in front of pursuing paparazzi.

The sighting comes shortly after it was revealed that Mr Phillippe will be starring in a new movie called "The Big Valley".

Talking to MTV News, "I think I'm doing a Western in May, with Susan Sarandon, Billy Bob Thornton, Richard Dreyfuss [and] Bruce Dern. It's called 'The Big Valley,' which was a [television] series in the '60s, and so it's sort of based on that."

Of the director, Daniel Adams, Phillippe said, "He's a young guy and this is his first film, so you wouldn't know him yet."

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Behind "Runaways" film, legal battle simmers

At the Los Angeles premiere of "The Runaways" last week, screams reminiscent of a rock concert greeted real-life band members Cherie Currie and Joan Jett as they were introduced with stars Dakota Fanning and Kristen Stewart.

Not enjoying a Hollywood moment that night: Jacqueline Fuchs, the fiery bass player who performed in the 1970s all-girl quintet as Jackie Fox but whose absence from the premiere mirrors her disappearance from the story of the Runaways, as told in the new film.

Producers of the punk biopic, which opens Friday, chose to move forward on the project without obtaining Fuchs' life rights or those of Runaways guitarist Lita Ford. As a result, the bassist character was minimized, Fuchs' name was changed and Jett even dropped a cherry bomb of a lawsuit on her former bandmate when she raised a stink about the movie.


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TomKat at Lakers Game


Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes look so fresh and so clean at the Lakers game on Friday night (March 19 at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

The Lakers beat out the Minnesota Timberwolves, 104-96. After the game, Kobe Bryant walked over to Tom and gave him a courtside high-five!

Earlier this week, Tom and Katie hit up the premiere of John Cusack’s Hot Tub Time Machine, out on Friday (March 26).

FYI: Katie is wearing “Amber” shoes by Vince Camuto!

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Gaga and Honey B are the reason why girls get raped

YOUNG men believe women are "fair game" for rape and abuse because of the "poisonous" influence of Lady Gaga and Beyonc aac, a senior NSW Labor MP claims.

In a sexually explicit speech, Labor Whip Greg Donnelly used a parliamentary debate about International Women's Day to claim that raunchy acts like Lady Gaga were twisting gender relations by "horrible coarse, sexualisation" of young girls.

His comments have triggered uproar among women MPs, who have accused the former shop assistants' union official of being "gratuitous".

Mr Donnelly described acts of rape, sexual harassment and group sex to illustrate his point that young girls were becoming overly sexualised and that, as a consequence, they were targets for aggressive male desire.

"Young boys may start to think that women and young girls are fair game and that they can go to a party on the weekend, get loaded up with grog and that it's their right to ask a young girl for a head job or for anal sex or to push a young woman up against a wall and have sex," Mr Donnelly, a right-wing Catholic, told Parliament on Thursday night.

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Rihanna in Sunday magazine/Rude Boy may be the last Rated R single

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What’s the longest period of time you’ve waited for someone? Twenty minutes? An hour?

I start to get cranky around the five-minute mark, so imagine how grumpy I am after waiting four hours on a Sunday afternoon for the subject of today’s photoshoot to arrive. You know how a watched pot never boils? Well, let me assure you, a watched doorway never brings a Rihanna.

For much of the afternoon, I’ve been steadily receiving text messages letting me know that the singer won’t be long (“definitely within the hour”) until, finally, when the crew are weak with starvation, we’re startled into action by a flurry of voices. Striding at the front of the 10-strong pack is the surprisingly tall star, immaculately groomed in a simple white shift dress and giant sunnies (even though it’s 7pm). She takes the time to greet each of us with, “Hi, I’m Rihanna.”

Considering she’s only in town for a 72-hour promo tour, she has one hell of an entourage. There’s the manager, two assistants (one of whom heads for the stereo to blast the boss lady’s new album, Rated R, kicking off with the chart-topping single Rude Boy), the hair and make-up artists, the wardrobe keeper, the best friend and two drivers. They busy themselves taking over the entire studio space, while Rihanna squeaks with excitement at the designer pieces she’ll be wearing.
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From SRP Records
“Regarding internet rumors, there is no confirmed single after Rihanna’s Rude Boy, it may be the last from Rated R. However, just incase there is one, what would you guys like it to be? Tweet us and let us know!”

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Kate Winslet Pulls Out of NYC Premiere

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We’ve been so consumed in thoughts of Sandra Bullock that we’ve almost forgotten that this has also been a challenging week for another Oscar winner. Since the announcement of Kate Winslet’s split from her husband Sam Mendes, we’ve noticed her name has been removed from her NYC film premiere Monday.

Kate was originally listed as an attendee of the NYC premiere on March 22 of A Mother’s Courage: Talking Back to Autism, for which she narrated, but her name has since been removed.

The award-winning actress announced her split from husband of nearly seven years in a statement through their lawyers Monday.

Sandra also pulled out of a premiere scheduled for next week in London due to “unforeseen personal reasons.”


The documentary film, narrated by Kate, follows an Icelandic mother who travels to the U.S. to research new therapies for her 10-year-old son Keli’s who is severely autistic.

The film debuts on World Autism Awareness Day, April 2, on HBO.

Penelope Cruz's Role Revealed in 'Pirates of the Caribbean'

Penelope Cruz will be playing the daughter of Johnny Depp’s nemesis in the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, the fourth installment of the franchise.

“She plays the daughter of Blackbeard,” executive producer Jerry Bruckheimer told MTV at ShoWest in Las Vegas. “She’s the daughter of the bad guy. She brings a lot of humor to it. And the fact that she’s so feisty. [There will be] a little romance between [Depp's] Captain Jack and the character that Penelope plays.”
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ohmahgah. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter to announce opening date!

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando will be announcing it’s official opening NEXT WEEK, Thursday, March 25 @ 12PM ET/PT.
Inspired by J.K. Rowling’s compelling stories and characters - and faithful to the visual landscapes of the films - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter will provide a one-of-a-kind opportunity to experience the magical world of Harry and his friends. The fully immersive, themed land will enable guests to visit some of the most iconic locations found in the books and the films including the village of Hogsmeade, and even Hogwarts castle itself.
The author said in a statement recently, “The plans I’ve seen look incredibly exciting, and I don’t think fans of the books or films will be disappointed.”

head on over to to book your vacation now!
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10 Clips from Clash of the Titans

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Take a look at a whopping 10 clips from the epic battle between the Gods and man that takes place on April 2. Get your first look at Medusa in action, unleash the Kraken and watch as Perseus battles Calibos in Warner Bros. Pictures' Clash of the Titans, their remake of the classic genre-blending fantasy pic starring Sam Worthington, Mads Mikkelsen, Gemma Arterton, Alexa Davalos, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Izabella Miko and even Danny Huston.

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I can't wait to watch this.
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New The L Word reality show premiering this summer

If you loved Showtime's 'L Word' featuring Pam Grier and Jennifer Beals, the network has good news for you. According to Showtime, a new reality series set to the tune of 'The L Word' will premiere this summer! Titled 'The Real L Word,' sources say the series will follow "a group of real-life, hot and happening lesbians in their daily lives at work and play in Los Angeles. Sometimes real life is even more compelling than fiction." Produced by IIene Chaiken and Magical Elves (Top Chef), 'The Real L Word' will premiere Sunday, June 20th at 10pm. 'The Real L Word' joins Showtime's line up of new series, including the Gabourey Sidibe featured 'The Big C' and 'The Green Room With Paul Provenza,' featuring Paul Mooney and Roseanne Barr.

In related news, GLAAD award-winning 'L Word' creator Ilene Chaiken is working on 'The L Word' -- the movie. It is unclear just when or where that project will premiere though.

Omg, so excited.