June 25th, 2010

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Simon is Team Tweedy



Simon Cowell has been introducing Cheryl Cole by her maiden name at X Factor auditions - fuelling speculation that she may dump her married name.

The 26-year-old Girls Aloud star filed for divorce from England player Ashley Cole last month following allegations of cheating.

And at Monday's London auditions for The X Factor, Cowell told the audience: "And this is Cheryl... Tweedy."

A spokeswoman for the show added that it was a "joking" reference.

She said: "Simon did jokingly introduce her to the audience as Cheryl Tweedy, but that is not part of the show."
And a spokesman for the singer said the matter had not been resolved, dismissing Cowell's reference as "banter".

He said: "No decision has been made on Cheryl's name. There was no confirmation at The X Factor. Banter is not confirmation."

It was the first time Cole had been officially introduced in public by her maiden name since her split from the Chelsea star.

The Fight For This Love star has a tattoo on the back of her neck with the words "Mrs C".

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GLAAD calls on ABC's "The View" to Retract Hosts' Damaging Myths About African American Gay Men



On the June 22 broadcast of ABC's daytime talk show "The View," host Sherri Shepherd and guest host D.L. Hughley perpetuated dangerous myths about African American gay and bisexual men.

While discussing the FDA's ban that prevents gay and bisexual men from donating blood, Shepherd and Hughley communicated misinformation about the causes of increased HIV rates among African American women and used the phrase "down low" to describe men who have sex with men but publicly identify as heterosexual.

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Lindsay Lohan's new role: rape, abuse and beastiality



Does there come a point in reenacting exploitation, humiliation, and sexual degradation where the reenactment essentially becomes real life for the performer forced to endure it? It’s a tough question about whether in its making, art can perpetuate or exploit the very moment it purports to condemn, and I guess we’ll have to ask Lindsay Lohan about it after she tries to get a dog to have sex with her in her new film, Inferno.

The Matthew Wilder film is just a script and a pair of promotional posters for now, but that script is one hot potato. Jezebel got their hands on it and according to them, the litany of abuses Lohan will suffer while portraying the porn star Linda Lovelace is… intense. Here’s a fun sampling of what Lohan as Lovelace goes through:

· Young Linda is walloped in the face by her mother and burned on her palm

· While being fingered by her husband Chuck, a humiliated Linda is forced to say, “I’m stupid and ugly,” “I’m a fat fatass,” and “I’m a piece of dogs**t stinkin’ up the sidewalk”

· Later, Chuck brutally kicks Linda with his sharp-toed Frey boots, then alternately kisses the bruises and presses down on them as part of sexual foreplay

· Linda’s breast is fondled by a strange businessman who sings a tune from Mary Poppins

· After a foursome that includes Sammy Davis Jr, Linda is coerced into coming on to a German Shepherd, who is really not that into it

There are also immortal lines for Lohan to utter like, “I was put on this earth for one thing and one thing only — sucking a footlong cock!” We’ve come a long way from her never-nude stripper in I Know Who Killed Me, haven’t we?

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Dawson's Having a Girl!

Image and video hosting by TinyPic"Dawson's Creek" star James Van Der Beek revealed the sex of his baby-to-be -- and he's gonna be the proud father of a little girl.

At H. Wood's Night of Music and Luxury, hosted by Jaguar, Van Der Beek and pregnant girlfriend Kimberly Brook told PEOPLE "We’re so excited to announce we are expecting a girl!"

Brook added they're "taking suggestions" for baby names.

How about Joey?
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Missing out: The roles they should have taken



It's hard to predict which movies will hit the big time, as the actors who declined roles in The Godfather, The Matrix and Star Wars will tell you. Through gritted teeth. These movies could have made them bigger stars, and bigger bucks: but they turned 'em down.

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HBIC talks about her engagement and possible Reno 911! Movie Sequel

Niecy Nash is ready to take 'Reno 911!' to a whole new level. The actress wants to bring her bootylicious character, Deputy Raineesha Williams, back to the big screen to engage in further misadventures with her counterpart, Deputy Trudy Wiegel (played by actress Kerri Kenney).

Although nothing is confirmed, Nash is fully prepared to "put her booty and baby hair back on," and tells PopEater at the "Flushing for a Cause" campaign in New York, adding that making another 'Reno' movie would be a "blessing" if it came to fruition.

Nash also opened up about her "delicious" love life, revealing, "I am a happy girl." But could there be wedding bells for the comedienne and boyfriend Jay Tucker? "I'm enjoying the journey and if at the end, I end up in a veil of sorts, it wouldn't be bad," she says.

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New York Celebs Share Their Favorite Books


"When I was growing up, I was a voracious reader; I loved sitting in my house and jumping into new worlds. But more important, I loved meeting new people. Reading was a way to make friends or enemies, a way to discover how all these different people exist in the world and to rub shoulders with them." —Amy Poehler, actress and comedienne

Books that made a difference to Amy Poehler: I Like You by Amy Sedaris, Traveling Mercies by Anne Lamott, A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens, Away by Amy Bloom, and A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving

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Did these books change your life, ONTD? Also, what are you reading for the summer ONTD?
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Bob Dylan Gears Up For Late-Summer Tour

Bob Dylan will return from his current European stint to headline a tour around the western United States in August and September.

After playing Ireland on July 4th, Dylan and his band will launch their latest American tour in Austin, Texas on August 4th and will conclude as the headliner at Seattle’s annual Bumbershoot Festival on September 4th.

Check out them confirmed tour dates below. More will be released soon.

The Backyard – Austin, TX 8/4
Zoo Amphitheatre – Oklahoma, OK 8/6
Starlight Theatre – Kansas City, MO 8/7
Haymarket Park – Lincoln, NE 8/8
Dehler Park – Biillings, MT 8/11
Mike Lansing Field – Casper, WY 8/12
Snow King Amphitheatre – Jackson Hole, WY 8/14
Botanical Garden – Boise, ID Idaho 8/15
Deer Valley Amphitheater – Park City, UT 8/17
Caesars Palace – Las Vegas, NV 8/18
Citizens Bank Arena – Ontario, CA 8/19
Monterey Fairgrounds – Monterey, CA 8/21
Harvey’s Amphitheatre – Stateline, NV 8/22
Bumbershoot Festival – Seattle, WA 9/4vv

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Fans around the world honor Michael Jackson

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A year after Michael Jackson's death caused a worldwide outpouring of shock, tears and tributes, the anniversary of his passing was being marked Friday on a quieter scale, as fans remembered their fallen King of Pop with vigils, prayer and, of course, music.

Some radio stations woke up listeners to Jackson's music; on U.S. television, all the major networks devoted a portion of their morning news programs to Jackson and more coverage was expected during prime-time hours. Events were planned across the globe, from Tokyo to New York.

Remembrances began even before the official anniversary. On Thursday night, Julia Thomas clutched her "Thriller" liner notes and stood outside the Forest Lawn cemetery in Glendale, Calif., Jackson's final resting place, with about two dozen fans.

"Michael has just always been a part of my life," said the 40-year-old Thomas, who has a tattoo of Jackson's dancing feet on her left wrist. "I'm just hoping to embrace the fans from everywhere."
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M.I.A. Denies Calling Rihanna A Copycat

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After Rihanna dropped her color video for her blazing single “Rude Boy,” observant music fans immediately noticed the similarities the clip shared with alternative hip-hop star M.I.A.’s video for “Boyz.”

As fans began to slap the “swagger jacker” label on the Bajan pop star, M.I.A. did nothing to smooth things over when she seemingly agreed with a vicious tweet by one mouthy fan who suggested Rihanna was not only a copycat, but also a part of the devil worshiping Illuminati.

Despite retweeting the jab for all to see, M.I.A. says those words were not hers and should not be taken as a co-sign. “It was way taken out of context because I like Rihanna,” M.I.A. said during an interview with New York City DJ Angie Martinez. “[I think] this particular girl that tweeted this thing is really funny. Like I find her sense of humor really funny.”

“The tweet said if Rihanna was in the Illuminati and she was down with Satan worshiping then couldn’t Satan have given her a better video than M.I.A.’s ‘Boyz’ video. It was actually a diss to me!”


In the same interview, M.I.A. also cleared up remarks she made about preferring Jay-Z over Nas, calling Justin Bieber’s video “offensive,” and having a showdown with Pharrell Williams.

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"Game of Thrones" Casting News! Roy Dotrice as Grand Maester Pycelle, Kristian Nairn as Hodor

 


 
 

Roy Dotrice as Grand Maester Pycelle
 



"The old maester has lived many lives, brief but numerous. In his youth he fought in the wars that some say inspired all of this. He has been a king and a god, but he'll always be daddy to me."

The answer to this one will be no stranger to anyone who has ever enjoyed the series as audiobooks. Yes, it's ROY DOTRICE, our once and future audiobook reader.

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Kristian Nairn as Hodor



HODOR! Hodor, Hodor, Hodor. And yes, clever ones, it's KRISTIAN NAIRN.

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GRRM has confirmed that SIX more roles are close to being signed and announced very soon, INCLUDING LITTLEFINGER


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not gonna lie, i made this post because i've been studying all day and wanted a Game of Thrones party post!
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Rihanna in 'Barbados land controversy'

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Politicans in Barbados have been criticised for giving Rihanna a free plot of land.

Minister of Housing and Lands Michael Lashley gave the singer the piece of real estate, located in Apes Hill, in appreciation for her work in boosting tourism to the nation, reports the Daily Star.

However, Government Minister Gline Clarke slammed Lashley's decision, saying that the land should have gone to poorer citizens in the area.

"Why is the government paying millions of dollars for land for someone who's already making millions?"
he said.

Rihanna has not commented on the matter.

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Isaacs Training Hard For Lautner Fight Scene




JASON ISAACS has thrown himself into training ahead of a fight scene with TAYLOR LAUTNER in upcoming movie ABDUCTION - because he doesn't want the young actor to make him "look like an idiot".

The Harry Potter star begins filming the new thriller with the Twilight hunk later this month (Jun10) and he's worried because one scene will see him tackle the 18 year old in a boxing sequence.

And 47-year-old Isaacs admits he is working hard to get fit before he takes on the youngster onscreen.

Speaking at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, ahead of the screening of Skeletons, he tells WENN, "Next week I'm doing Abduction with Taylor Lautner... and I've been kickboxing every day... from seven o'clock in the morning... because I have to have a long boxing sequence and I don't want to look like an idiot.

"He (Lautner) has the most famous abs in the world and he's a fabulous actor but he's also got the body of almost every woman between 14 and 100's dreams. He's turned overnight as the object of lust for over half the planet. I'm very conscious of the fact because we have this extended fight sequence and it is one of the main things I do in the film and he will probably be really good at it.

"He's young and supple and electric in his body and I will be struggling."


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Vogue Renounces Ke$ha and Katy Perry

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Vogue's July issue contains a fall fashion preview heralding the season's return to womanly, mature, minimalist clothes. The spread opens with this passage under the headline "I AM WOMAN":

Hear me roar. Hear me issue stock-purchase orders from the Wall Street trading floor. I am woman; I am not girl. I do not emulate the pop-burlesque fashion stylings of Ke$ha or Katy Perry. I do not aspire to PASSÉ MORNING-AFTER CHIC, with bird’s-nest hair and shredded leather leggings. No. Of Lana Turner and Barbara Stanwyck — and Lena Horne — I sing.

(Have you felt the smooth, snug tug of fine leather gloves being pulled on? Have you considered the REBELLION, the nonconformity, inherent today in a Marnie Eisenhower knit suit? Have you worn a crinoline lately?)

Reader, if you’re older than fourteen, fashion for fall 2010 offers more WEARABLE OPTIONS than it has in eons. Skirts fall below mid-thigh. Designers are giving us dead-cool-but-still-practical STREETWEAR UNIFORMS for work or school. Black-with-black is totally back.


Can we get an “Amen” up in here?

Might this be in response to Katy Perry getting the most attention for her outfit of anyone at the Met gala this year only because her dress lit up, and not because it was fashionable? Whatever the motivation, these are great reasons to be excited about dressing next season. Although Vogue using the phrase "up in here" is kind of a Ke$ha thing to do.

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Lady Gaga's dad buys her bubbly at strip club

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Lady Gaga's dad bought her a $700 bottle of bubbly - at a strip club.

Joseph Germanotta phoned New York nightspot HeadQuarters and paid for the magnum of Laurent Perrier champagne by credit card for the Poker Face singer, real name Stefani Germanotta.

An insider told a US newspaper: 'The staff didn't believe at first it was Gaga's dad.

'They asked for his credit card number three times and Googled him before they took his order.'


A rep for Gaga, 24, was unavailable for comment.

She was partying at the club on Monday night - in a see-through jumpsuit, with strategically placed sequins covering her nipples and private parts.

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'As The World Turns' Stops Production After 54 Years


The final cast photo.

You can view the clip on YouTube: Dr. Bob Hughes lunching with a fellow doctor in a scene aired live on "As the World Turns" the afternoon of Nov. 22, 1963.

"Shall we get a menu?" Hughes says to his dining companion. "Waiter! I'd like to order. I'm kind of hungry."

That scene was the last the TV audience would see of "As the World Turns" that day as CBS News seized the schedule for continuous coverage of President John Kennedy's assassination.

The young, dark-headed actor who played Dr. Bob, as well as the rest of the cast, completed the show shielded from both the fact of its pre-emption and the terrible reason why.

Only after the episode's final fade-out did they learn of the tragedy, as the actor portraying Dr. Bob, Don Hastings, recalled one day last week.

Now 76 and handsomely silver-haired, Hastings was in his dressing room between scenes at the Brooklyn studio the series has called home the past decade. He was still playing Dr. Bob – lately the head of Oakdale Memorial Hospital and, as always, endowed with a perfect bedside manner – just a few months shy of 50 years after landing the part.

But Hastings won't get to reach his half-century milestone in October. On Sept. 17, TV's oldest daytime drama (airing weekdays at 2 p.m. EDT until then) will fold.

On Wednesday, "ATWT" wrapped production forever.

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Is Coming Out as a Bisexual in Hollywood Safer Than Just Saying You're Gay?




Singer Vanessa Carlton made headlines over the weekend by declaring to the crowd at the Nashville Pride concert that she is a proud bisexual woman. Carlton’s admission follows “True Blood” star Anna Paquin’s claim in a PSA that ran in April that she, too, is bisexual.

Is a bisexual confession simply a safe way for women to inch out of the closet? Is it a boon for the gay community? Or is it all a publicity stunt?

“Coming out as bisexual is a safe thing for a woman to do. For a woman to say she is bisexual today brings about as much stigma as saying she had braces as a child. Society has changed,” explains Michael Levine, Hollywood publicist and media expert. “In fact saying she is bisexual might even gain her some attention which will correlate to visibility for whatever she is working on.”

Bisexuality in Hollywood is a careful hedging of bets between appealing to a gay audience without alienating the heterosexual audience, say experts. Coming out as bisexual rather than gay may also be more palatable to an American male audience that finds something alluring about female bisexuality.

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The-Dream Confirms Working on The Queen & Rihanna's Upcoming Albums

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Waiting for news on Beyonce’s new album came to a halt yesterday when super producer The Dream confirmed in a new interview that he’ll be going into the studio with Beyonce this year. With the phenomenal success of ‘Single Ladies’, he is hoping to recreate that same magic.

So what else are you working on and who else are you working with for the rest of the year?

The Dream:
“I’m working on a reality show, I’m working with this girl name Kasha who’s here today. We’ll probably get her album done within the week. Ciara’s already started on her project. You know, Rihanna, Beyonce, the same beautiful people every year. It’s a cycle. We’ve gotta get that money”.

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I get you'd want to recreate the "magic" and have another guaranteed hit but The-Dream has been real hit and miss lately but I hope they experiment with other producers. But I'm sure whatever he makes will be good...at least for them.

Who would you like to see them work with?
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Lake Bell Drops Out of Scream 4

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Just four days before Wes Craven's upcoming Scream 4 was going to start shooting in Ann Arbor, Michigan, actress Lake Bell has had to drop out of the movie due to scheduling conflicts. Bell was going to play Deputy Judy Hicks, a police officer who knew Neve Campbell's Sidney from high school, a character described as "decidedly sexy but a bit off." (Shouldn't be hard to find another actress who fits that bill in Hollywood.)

As Bell posted on her Twitter feed last night:

Sucks: Scheduling conflicts with my current gig means I cant do #Scream4! (Hey horror bloggers, I know who the killer is...) #i'llnevertell


With shooting set to begin on Monday, expect another name to be attached to the role very quickly.

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Megan Fox knows she hasn't proven acting skills


Megan Fox, the 'Jonah Hex' actress - who is engaged to actor Brian Austin Green - insists she would never complain about receiving more attention for her looks than her work as she has not yet given "any reason" to win praise for her movies.
She said:
"I'm totally aware that I've never given anyone a reason to praise me for my acting talents.
"So to sit here and complain, 'Why don't people recognise me as an actress?' would be outrageous.

She added to Sky Movies magazine:
"I could never be one of those actors who reads everything that is ever written about them.

"That doesn't work with my personality. I'd be a complete lunatic, probably drug-addled and out of my mind. Instead, I stay in and ignore it."

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Mad Men creator not happy with how people watch his show

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During Bing's Creative Panel at SoHo House, Matt Weiner, creator of Mad Men, ruefully brought up the fact that people were consuming his show on their phones:
I didn't design my work to be seen on a phone... that's three years of my life, and you watch it sort of disappear in ten seconds while you're sweating [on the treadmill].

Matt Weiner also ruffled a few feathers when he blasted multi-screen viewing with a rant about fans tweeting during his show:

The idea that you would want to write your own version of things while it's going on, or talk about it while it's going on, and have your iChat on this side [of the screen] and your porn on this side [of the screen] and the Mad Men in the middle, it's just like, 'don't watch it!' I'm going to come to your house and take away your TV!
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He should be grateful people watch and like his show instead of bitching about how they watch it.
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it appears Prince Michael has inherited vitiligo




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As fans around the world take time out to remember Michael Jackson's death a year ago, his three children spent some time in Hawaii this week accompanied by their grandmother, Katherine, cousins Jaafar and Jermajesty, friends and an ever-present security team.

And the relaxing vacay is probably just what Prince, 13, Paris, 12, and Blanket, 8, need right now. The family is expected to travel to the Jacksons' hometown of Gary, Ind., Friday for a vigil, where Katherine Jackson will unveil a monument in her son's honor.

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Fans Can Expect Lots of Skin – and Sex! – in Breaking Dawn

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Twilight films have been fairly tame when it comes to sex. But it sounds like Breaking Dawn will stay true to Stephenie Meyer's book, with especially racy scenes between leading lovers Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart.

"You will see sex – Yes!" Breaking Dawn and Twilight screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg told PEOPLE at the Eclipse premiere in L.A. Thursday night. "The relationship [between Pattinson's Edward and Stewart's Bella] does go all the way in the book, so in the movie, it will as well. You are going to see more skin in Breaking Dawn than you did in the other films."

But don't expect any XXX antics. "Will it be pornographic? – That, I do not know," Rosenberg said with a laugh. "I don't know if it has to be R-rated, but it has to be what the book is, which means more skin. ... I will definitely be writing more skin."

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The Scoop on J-Woww and Snooki’s ‘Shady’ New Business Idea

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Watch out Victoria Beckham–Jersey Shore‘s Jenni “J-Woww” Farley and Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi are looking to join the celebrity sunglasses market.

“I want Snooki to actually come onboard,” said Farley of her new fashion line, Filthy Couture, at the N.Y.C. premiere of Grown Ups on Wednesday. “I want to do sunglasses with her.” What will Snooki add to J-Woww’s new line? “Spunk,” said Farley, who donned a cleavage-friendly, sand-colored dress from the collection. “I’m a good designer, but she’s great with ideas. She tells me…and I can put them on paper.”

As for Snooki? “I’m very impressed with Jenni,” she said. “Her style is amazing. It’s very sexy, very sleek. I’m definitely going to wear her stuff.” And if Farley has her way, Snooki won’t be the only celeb donning Filthy Couture. “I would love to see Lady Gaga in one of my bathing suits,” she revealed. “I’d love to open PEOPLE magazine and see her in one of my bathing suits on the beach. That would be…like, it.”

The budding designer also had some style ideas for A-lister elites Jennifer Aniston and Angelina Jolie: “I’d put them in more like an evening gown…strapless, no rhinestones or crystals. They’re like glam…glam classic… you want to keep it like that.”

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Taylor Swift now a comic star

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Country singer Taylor Swift has been immortalised in print - she will feature in a 25-page comic book titled Fame: Taylor Swift.

The comic book chronicles the singer's childhood and her rise to superstardom. It'll also feature her screen kiss with one-time boyfriend Taylor Lautner in Valentine's Day and her infamous 2009 MTV Video Music Awards stage encounter with rapper Kanye West
, reports contactmusic.com. It is being presented by Bluewater productions.

Fame: Taylor Swift comic book is part of a series of graphic biographies featuring the stories of soccer star David Beckham, former US First Lady Hillary Clinton who is now serving as Secretary of State in Barrack Obama's government, and Lady Gaga.

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Peter Jackson Negotiating To Direct 'The Hobbit' Films



In what amounts to a dream come true for fans of Middle Earth, Peter Jackson has decided to direct two installments of The Hobbit, trusted sources are telling me. His deal is being negotiated right now with Warner Bros , New Line and MGM.

He will shortly take the reins over from Guillermo del Toro, after extricating himself from other project obligations that caused Jackson and manager Ken Kamins to initially deny he would be the director. While Jackson’s camp has been tight-lipped, I’m told that the case is being made to MGM's owners to loosen the purse strings and make the movies happen. The impetus for this talks is that Jackson will be the director of both of The Hobbit films, which will be shot back-to-back.

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Selena, Katie, & Leighton Beach Candids



Selena Gomez dons a cute bikini as she films scenes beachside for her new movie, Monte Carlo, on Friday (June 25) in Monaco.

The Wizards of Waverly Place actress, who turns 18 next month, was accompanied by her co-stars Leighton Meester (Gossip Girl) and Katie Cassidy (Melrose Place). Lookin’ good, girls!

Monte Carlo also stars Glee’s Cory Monteith and Aussie actor Luke Bracey, who was seen getting chummy with Leighton earlier this week.

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Preview two new Girlicious songs



American girl group Girlicious have posted a MMVA video diary that previews two new songs of theirs. One song, called "Drank", will appear on the Jersey Shore soundtrack and is sure to be the drinking anthem of the summer. The other, "Tell Me Lies", is a dance floor filler that will be on their next album 'Rebuilt', due out August 24th.

Watch the video below and preview the songs. "Drank" comes in at 0:57 and 1:50, and "Tell Me Lies" at 2:30.


Girlicious MMVA Video Diary

Steve Martin's "Leaked" Tour Demands

Let's cut to the chase (said Joe Hollywood). Steve Martin is great and always will be. Today that greatness comes in the form of a leaked tour rider, outlining his ridiculous demands. Unlike someone else's crazy requirements, they're clearly a joke, as the document was "leaked" on Martin's website.

A highlight: "One (1) designated runner to liaise with sound, lighting, production staff, artists and security. Must speak English, but not be the type when asked, "How are you?" that responds, "I'm WELL, thanks..."

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Eminem Continues To Dominate, 'Recovery' Now Predicted To Sell 700 - 750k

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Shady’s back, all right. Eminem's sales continue to grow, and in our latest upward revision this morning, we're now calling the Recovery number 700-750k. That means the album isn't just a lock to top the first week of his previous release, Relapse, it's on track to be the biggest debut since AC/DC's Black Ice bowed with 784k back in 2008. With the weekend ahead, it's now just a question of how high it can go. Here are the seedings for next week's Top 15:

* Eminem (Shady/Aftermath/Interscope) 700-750k
Drake (Young Money/Cash Money/Universal Motown) 150-160k
* Miley Cyrus (Hollywood) 110-120k
* Ozzy Osbourne (Epic) 65-70k
Now 34 (Capitol/EMI) 55-60k
Jack Johnson (Brushfire/Universal Republic) 45-50k
* The Roots (Def Jam/IDJ) 45-50k
Justin Bieber (Island/IDJ) 40-45k
Sarah McLachlan (Arista/RMG) 40-45k
Lady Antebellum (Capitol Nashville/EMI) 30-35k
Twilight Saga: Eclipse (Chop Shop/Atlantic) 30-35k
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Warner Bros.) 30-35k
Lady Gaga (Interscope) 25-28k
Usher (LaFace/JLG) 24-27k
* Keith Sweat (Kedar Entertainment) 24-27k
* Denotes debut

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Ron Burkle buys 6% stake in American Apparel

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Cash-strapped clothing maker and retailer American Apparel Inc. got a boost from Los Angeles billionaire investor Ron Burkle, who disclosed Thursday that he had acquired a 6% stake in the company saddled by debt and weak sales over the last year.

According to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Burkle reported he had purchased 4.3 million shares in the open market for $5.9 million between June 10 and Monday. The filing said Burkle made the purchase "because, in his opinion, such shares were undervalued."

Burkle is now the second-largest individual stakeholder in American Apparel, behind the company's flamboyant founder and chief executive, Dov Charney. Both Burkle and Charney declined to comment.

Known for its colorful T-shirts, leggings and racy advertisements, the company has seen its sales drop and its earnings plummet over the last year as competitors were seeing gains. It also grappled with a series of run-ins with authorities. U.S. immigration authorities last fall forced it to lay off about 1,500 employees from its downtown L.A. factory because they could not be legally documented.

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Deep thoughts to consider from Hipster Runoff:

Is Ron Burkle a chill bro?
Can Am Appy rebound?
Is Am Appy gonna ‘go under’?
Should we all vow to buy an Am Appy product some time this summer to ‘help the company’?
Is buying Am Appy Stock sorta like purchasing the alt-est product possible from Am Appy, even more alt than a thong/briefs?
Do u wish u were a billionaire so u could randomly buy companies + bang hot women?
Is Ron Burkle a chiller bro than Dov Charney?
What would u do to save Am Appy?
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new DEATHLY HALLOWS footage to be released on ABC

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ABC Family has let us know that the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows trailer premiering online this Monday will also appear on their channel that night during the new ABC Family original one-hour series, "Huge" (9:00PM - 10:00PM ET/PT).

Additionally, come July they will release new footage and interviews from Deathly Hallows during their Harry Potter Weekend July 8th - 11th:

Spoiler if you haven't read the book:
Fans will also be treated to never-before-seen interviews and footage of Harry’s epic final showdown with Voldemort from the much anticipated two-part motion picture, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows."

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btw, do you think it's too early to be showing footage like this?

Helen Mirren at the "Love Ranch" premiere (6/23) & Lopez Tonight



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: "A bittersweet love story that turns explosive when the players in a romantic triangle lose control and cross the line. Set in the late-1970s, depicting larger than life personalities living on the edge, Love Ranch stars Helen Mirren and Joe Pesci as Grace Bontempo and Charlie Bontempo, the husband and wife team who own and run Nevada’s first legalized brothel.

Their lives are suddenly altered when Armando Bruza, a husky, world famous heavy weight boxer from South America, played by hot up-and-coming Spanish actor Sergio Peris-Mencheta, is brought to the Ranch to train as part of Charlie’s ever-expanding entrepreneurial empire. Plans quickly go awry when Bruza comes between Grace and Charlie as an unforeseen love triangle develops that erupts into uncontrollable passion and murder."


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Dead Weather's Blue Blood Blues video premiers on Conan's TeamCoco site

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All right, party people - here's the long awaited little "surprise" that I've been teasing you with... It's another gift from our good friend Jack White and our pals at Third Man Records... THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE NEW DEAD WEATHER VIDEO!  So kick off your shoes, light up a fuse, and get ready for a live performance of the DW rocker, "Blue Blood Blues"!  I COMMAND YOU TO CRANK IT UP AND ROCK IT OUT:
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The Queen of Rap Endorses Three Olives Vodka and New Single this Summer!!



YRB was invited to tag along on the set of a Three Olives vodka photo shoot this afternoon, where rapstress Lil' Kim posed with the new “Purple” line – the latest addition to the liquor's 18 signature flavors. Though we've got some nifty behind-the-scenes footage on the way, we got the opportunity to talk with the Queen Bee as she got primped and pampered, kicking back in a studio located in NYC's Meatpacking District.
In our exclusive interview, Kim chose not to speak on her recently publicized spar with a newcomer, but instead opted to talk about her love of all things Three Olives, her upcoming autobiography and why the Queen is about to reclaim her throne this summer with a new single on the way.
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Here is a video of her recent performance in Chicago!
Bask in her greatness Haters!!!!






Also be sure to friend her on her new facebook where she will release the New single first!!

Glee: Kurt *OH!*

Five Reasons to Watch The IT Crowd Right Now

You best put seat belts on your ears, because I’m about to take them for the ride of their lives: British sitcom The IT Crowd has a fourth season hitting airwaves (and, presumably, Internet waves) today after a lengthy wait, and it’s going to be amazing. Not too long ago, we gave you six reasons to watch Starz’ Party Down, and another addition to your summer must-watch list is this deadpan geek-centric comedy. It takes place in the fictional Reynholm Industries, which does we-don’t-know-what and makes billions doing it. It revolves around the lives of the company’s three most down-trodden employees: the folks of the basement IT Department.

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Jane Lynch Acts Happy Again




Jane Lynch returns to 'Party Down'

Viewers tuning in to tonight's season finale of "Party Down" on Starz will see something quite unusual: Jane Lynch playing an extremely happy character.

Through the first several episodes of last season, Lynch played Constance Carmell, a down-on-her-luck actress (much like the rest of the "Party Down" catering crew), who always saw the bright side of things, possibly to the point of self-delusion. Then, as the season was wrapping up, Lynch left to do a pilot for a little show called "Glee" - playing a very different character - and the rest is TV history.

Now Lynch is back as Constance, who has hired "Party Down" to cater her wedding to a 9-times-divorced, aging, ailing producer. Despite her former co-workers' concern about this marriage, she believes that the power of their love will triumph over all.

 

Since she's found a way to get out of the catering business, it gets Henry to thinking about going back to acting, and Ron to try to make things work with Danielle, his boss's daughter whom he met at the company picnic.

For anyone thinking that "Party Down" might have abandoned its dark comedy roots in what could end up being the series' final episode, don't worry - there's still plenty of misery to go around as the plot unfolds.

Regardless of what happens with "Party Down," this is not only a wrap-up of Constance's story arc, but it also marks Adam Scott's final episode as a series regular (you'll be able to see more of him on the equally-brilliant "Parks and Recreation" next season), and we get a little hint of what becomes of his character in the final moments. Ryan Hansen will also be in the NBC series "Friends with Benefits," so if the show does return, it will likely be down two regulars, but Scott has already said that he will return for a handful of episodes next season.

This show ends its second season as one of the most consistently funny on television, so I hope somehow it can find its way back on the air next year. "Glee" fans who haven't watched will certainly want to tune in to see a different side of Lynch.

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MERLIN SEASON THREE POST - WITH ADDED SPOILERS !



Another round of pics taken around the set as season three of Merlin continues to be filmed. Again, nothing truly spoilery as such but will put these pics under the cut to make sure those who do not want anything known about season three will not get hurt feelings. Again, looks to be shaping up to be a better season than season two but then again they were hyping up season two as being awesome and it ended up imo being a jumbled mess.

Lets just pray they dont get Robin Hood season three sydrome lol

Special thanks for these go to livejournal users chayiana and silverprincess7 


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Disney Party Post!


The Beauty and the Beast features have already been posted, but Fantasia hasn't.

At a press gathering in New York City earlier this week, Disney unveiled plans for some key upcoming Blu-ray titles, including their first Blu-ray 3D Disc, A Christmas Carol. But the news in 2D-land was just as exciting including with first ever high definition releases of two animated classics: Fantasia and Beauty and the Beast.

The Fantasia four-disc boxed set will contain a beautifully restored version of the 1940 classic--scanned at 4K and remixed for 7.1 channels--as well as Fantasia 2000, plus a platter of Blu-ray extras and a DVD copy of the film. Among the many special features will be an interactive edition of the fabled Shultheis Notebook, a priceless animators "bible" compiled over the career of one of Fantasia's key creators, and the first-ever home video release of Destino, Walt Disney's collaboration with Salvador Dali. Destino is backed by its own 70-minute documentary.

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Disney Party Post!! Discuss fave princes, princesses, characters songs, movies, villains. Don't forget the mandatory sing-along!

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Kristen Stewart & Rob Pattinson "All Over Each Other", I care even less than I thought I would


Kristen Stewart and Rob Pattinson may have had separate tables at the official Eclipse afterparty downtown, but they couldn't keep their hands off each other a private bash later.

A source tells E! News that the undercover couple was "all over each other" while attending a rooftop party at the Thompson Hotel.

And we're talking full on PDA here, Twi-hards, not just hand-holding. "They were kissing, nuzzling, holding hands and embracing," the source tells us.

"He's so into her," says the insider. "The way he looks at her is so passionate."

As for K.Stew? She seemed to be loving the attention from Rob. "She was so smiley," says our source.

More platonic partygoers included Taylor Lautner and the rest of the cast, who entered the bash through the back entrance. This is the second year in a row they've celebrated at the hotel.

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I Run LA Gets Her Own Show

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Bad Girls Club Miami marks the fifth season of the hit show. The 4th season gave Oxygen some of its highest ratings ever in the network’s history all thanks to Miss Natalie Nunn, pictured above.

I Run LA – And since we’re on the topic on Natalie Nunn, the breakout star of BGC season four has been given her own reality show, tentatively titled “I Run LA.’ Though Oxygen has yet to announce a premiere date, Natalie has spent the last few months filming her new reality show.

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Mo'Nique, Mulligan among Academy invitees



The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 135 filmmakers and executives -- including such recent Oscar nominees and winners as Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick, Mo'Nique, Carey Mulligan, Jeremy Renner, Gabourey Sidibe and Christoph Waltz -- to join its ranks.

The Academy issued its annual invitation list Thursday.

The actor's portion of the list ranged from genre favorites like "Saw's" Tobin Bell to "Avatar's" Zoe Saldana, from "Sopranos" star James Gandolfini, whose film credits include "In the Loop" and "Get Shorty" to rising leading man Ryan Reynolds, who's appeared in "The Proposal" and "X-Men Origins: Wolverine."

An international sampling of directors made the cut: Among them France's Jacques Audiard, Argentina's Juan Jose Campanella, Denmark's Lone Scherfig and, from the U.S., Lee Daniels and Adam Shankman, the latter of whom co-produced the last Oscar show.

Oscar nominee "District 9" was well represented: Matt Aitken and Dan Kaufman were invited to join the visual effects branch; Neill Blomkamp (who also directed the film) and Terri Tatchell were invited to join the writers branch.

Under its rules, the Academy could have invited as a maximum of 180 new members in 2010, but several branch committees endorsed fewer candidates than were proposed to them. Voting membership in the organization has now held steady at just under 6,000 members since 2003.

New members will be welcomed into the Academy at an invitation-only reception at the Academy's Fairbanks Center for Motion Picture Study in Beverly Hills in September.

The 2010 invitees follow:

Actors
Tobin Bell -- "Saw," "The Firm"
Vera Farmiga -- "Up in the Air," "The Departed"
Miguel Ferrer -- "Traffic," "RoboCop"
James Gandolfini -- "In the Loop," "Get Shorty"
Anna Kendrick -- "Up in the Air," "Twilight"
Mo'Nique -- "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire," "Phat Girlz"
Carey Mulligan -- "An Education," "Public Enemies"
Jeremy Renner -- "The Hurt Locker," "28 Weeks Later"
Ryan Reynolds -- "The Proposal," "X-Men Origins: Wolverine"
LaTanya Richardson Jackson -- "Mother and Child," "Losing Isaiah"
Peter Riegert -- "Traffic," "Crossing Delancey"
Sam Robards -- "A.I. Artificial Intelligence," "American Beauty"
Saoirse Ronan -- "The Lovely Bones," "Atonement"
Zoe Saldana -- "Avatar," "Star Trek"
Adam Sandler -- "Funny People," "Punch-Drunk Love"
Peter Sarsgaard -- "An Education," "Boys Don't Cry"
Gabourey Sidibe -- "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire"
Shaun Toub -- "Iron Man," "The Kite Runner"
Christoph Waltz -- "Inglourious Basterds"
George Wyner -- "A Serious Man," "American Pie 2"

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Sofia Coppola gives birth

Sofia Coppola, Thomas Mars Welcome Daughter Cosima



Phoenix frontman Thomas Mars is quickly becoming outnumbered at home — he and director Sofia Coppola recently welcomed a second baby girl, a source confirms to PEOPLE.

Daughter Cosima was born in New York City “within the last month” and joins big sister Romy, 3½.

The couple, who began dating in 2005, announced the pregnancy in December.

Mars continues to tour in support of his band’s Grammy-winning album, Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix, while Coppola’s latest film, Somewhere, will be released in December.

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'Eclipse' Star Anna Kendrick Wants Role In 'The Hobbit'

'I was and still am obsessed with 'Lord of the Rings,' actress reveals.



Anna Kendrick can completely relate to the throngs of "Twilight" fans who spent the last few days camped out outside the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles for the "Eclipse" premiere. In fact, there was a time in Kendrick's life when she did the same exact thing, except her object of devotion was a rock band. And then there's her whole "Lord of the Rings" obsession, too.

"I camped out to see the Strokes. I was obsessed with Julian Casablancas. I had a huge crush," the Oscar nominee revealed to MTV News about her fandom at the "Eclipse" premiere. "And I was and still am obsessed with 'Lord of the Rings.' I do an annual marathon of the extended editions. It's hard-core."

While plans for a Strokes biopic have yet to be announced, it seems that Kendrick can at least live out her "Lord of the Rings" fantasies in the soon-to-be-made "Hobbit" flick. "Believe me! I spend many nights wondering that!" she explained. "This is officially my feeler."

So would she be up for playing Bilbo Baggins, originally played by Ian Holm? "Cate Blanchett did it!" she laughed, referring to the actress' role in "I'm Not There." "She was Bob Dylan!"

Of course the night's big topic was "Eclipse" and its killer music. "I'm blown away by the soundtrack. And Metric's one of my favorites," she said of the band, which has a song on the soundtrack. Luckily Kendrick will have more than one chance to hear them. "Metric does tracks for 'Scott Pilgrim' too, so I'm feeling awesome about summer movies."



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Scarlett is pissed!

Scarlett Johansson slams Tony award critics



Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson has shot back at critics who have argued that the actress is undeserving of a Tony Award for her role in Broadway's A View From the Bridge.

"I pounded the pavement for years and I know what it's like to struggle as an actor. A lot of it is luck and, certainly, a lot of it is opportunity - and the lack of that. So, I totally understand the frustration there," said Johansson.

The 25-year-old actress' win last week prompted fellow Broadway star Hunter Foster to start a Facebook campaign, 'Give The Tonys Back To Broadway', reported Us magazine.

Foster believes Johansson's Hollywood status was the main reason behind her victory earlier this month, preventing Broadway veterans from taking home a trophy.

"The actors we've seen this season that we recognise from film - Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Liev Schreiber and Catherine Zeta-Jones - have not only made a huge impact on ticket sales but have given tour de force performances and all started their careers as stage actors, dedicating themselves to making an impression in the theatre," Johansson argued.

"This goes to show that actors are actors, whatever the outlet, and with perseverance and drive, can cross the boundaries of the medium," she added.

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It's A Britney Post!

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June 24 - Britney and Jason shopping at Topanga mall in Westfield

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Britney and her family were at Reseda High School to celebrate Sean Preston graduation from pre-school. Kevin Federline was also with them.

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After the family stopped for dinner at Preston's place of choice, which was McDonalds for a Happy Meal!

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Why This Summer's Movies Are A Bust And How To Fix It Next Time




It's no secret that, up until the release of Toy Story 3 last weekend, the summer of 2010 had been a massive disappointment. Box office totals are down and suddenly, spending time in the summer sunshine seems far more appealing that lining up to sit inside a crowded movie theater. People aren't showing up for what Hollywood has to offer and critics seem to loathe this summer mess even more than usual.

This summer's been a mess and we think we know why. There are lessons to be learned here. More importantly we want to keep it from happening again. Summer's movie going is supposed to be fun, and before we have to sit through another one like this one, we're hoping Hollywood will take our advice on how to do it right. We know why this summer's movies are a bust, and here's how to fix it next time.

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Bill Clinton Wants a Vuvuzela, Decides To See Team USA Once More, Remains a PIMP

Touting a future U.S. World Cup, it's Bill Clinton's excellent adventure
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JOHANNESBURG -- He marveled at the way the U.S. soccer team never got discouraged but only redoubled its efforts after shot upon shot was denied by bad luck and Algeria's formidable goalkeeper.

He screamed so loud when Landon Donovan scored the late goal that kept the United States' World Cup dream alive that he had to drink hot tea with honey for an hour just to get his voice back.

And Thursday morning, he asked where he could buy a vuvuzela. The incessant buzz annoyed him when he watched the U.S. team's opener against England on TV. But after hearing the horns in person at Pretoria's Loftus Versfeld Stadium, he was intrigued by the rhythmic riffs that seem to spring up organically from the crowd -- as anyone who has ever played a saxophone would be.

Former president Bill Clinton had such an excellent outing at Wednesday's U.S-Algeria match that he rearranged his schedule so he'll be able to get to Rustenburg for Saturday's round-of-16 showdown against Ghana.

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Basically Bill is crushing on the team like everyone else is and he can't get enough of them.
p.s. I Got  MY GREEN VUVUZELA!! Best not piss me off or I'm coming after you!
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Sorry Casiraghi fans!

Prince Albert of Monaco is Finally Engaged!


It's been a really busy week in royal wedding news. First, Princess Victoria of Sweden wed her commoner love, Daniel Westling, in a lavish $2.5 million dollar ceremony. And, now, perpetual bachelor Prince Albert of Monaco, 52, has announced that he's engaged for the first time to a pretty, 32-year-old blonde from South Africa named Charlene Wittstock. Prince Albert and Charlene, who looks a little like Albert's mother Grace Kelly, even attended Princess Victoria's wedding together.

According to Celebitchy.com, the Prince, who is the royal head of Monaco, a tiny principality in the south of France, was thought by many that he would never get married or produce a legitimate heir. (He has produced several illegtimate children, however: a toddler son whose mother is an African flight attendant and an 18-year-old daughter who lives in California.)

However, now that he's finally getting married, it's likely that there will soon be an official little Prince or Princess of Monaco running around the pink palace, and that his 26-year-old nephew, Princess Caroline's son Andrea Casiraghi, will not inherit the throne, as many expected.

Albert and Charlene have reportedly been dating since 2006. The prince told French newspaper Nice-Matin that "the marriage will take place next summer."

Sources told People magazine Thursday that the couple will tie the knot in two ceremonies: an intimate civil service inside the Prince's 235-room palace, and a larger, religious one, in Monaco's Notre Dame of the Immaculate Conception Cathedral, which will be televised.

Charlene has been given the thumbs-up by both of Albert's sisters, Priness Caroline and Princess Stephanie, who have been tutoring her in royal protocol.

It looks like we will soon be treated to another European royal wedding. Now, if only Prince William and Kate Middleton would step up to the plate.

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people have said they wanted more royal posts!
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Elin Nordegren set to pocket $750 million in divorce settlement


Tiger Woods’ estranged wife is set to pocket a staggering $750 million in a divorce settlement that is about to become official, according to US reports.

Elin Nordegren will bag the massive sum but the mother of Tiger’s two children will be banned from signing book deals or giving interviews about the breakdown of their five-year marriage.

Lawyers for the pair, whose marriage was shattered by Woods’ adulterous behaviour, are making last-minute adjustments to the agreement before each party signs on the dotted line.

“They’ve agreed on all the major points,” a source told Radaronline.com. “It’s all been worked out privately. Both Tiger and Elin are now very close to finishing the negotiations and filing and signing all the paperwork.”

It is not known how the estranged couple’s many assets will be divided up - or what custody arrangements will be put in place for their children, three-year-old Sam and Charlie, 18 months.

However, it is understood that Elin, a swimwear model, is seeking full custody of the toddlers.

“When they first started negotiating the divorce, it was all very acrimonious,” the source added. “Elin had a lawyer in California, who was very, very aggressive.”

Tensions reportedly calmed down after blonde Elin switched attorneys, according to the website.

“Things are now very civil between Tiger and Elin – at least in terms of getting the divorce taken care of,” added the source.

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...damn. w/e get that paper girl
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Sorry Twitards+ SMeyer, Guess You Can't Ride TheForbidden Forest

Harry Potter Fans Deemed Too Heavy for 'Wizarding World' Ride
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Most people remember the feeling of not being tall enough to ride an amusement park ride, but some would-be riders of the signature attraction at Universal Studios' new "Wizarding World of Harry Potter" theme park in Orlando are being turned away because of their girth. The ride, "Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey," employs individual restraints to keep each guest tucked in to his or her seat, but the restraints aren't large enough to accommodate heavier riders.

Universal seems to have anticipated this issue, stationing staff "wizards" and test-seats along the line and at the entrance to Forbidden Journey. Riders test their ability to fit in the seats, as well as the restraint (which must click three times to be deemed safe and for the potential rider to be allowed into the attraction).

One Harry Potter fan, Jeff Guillaume of Lansing, Michigan, expressed disappointment on his "Harry Potter" fan site after he failed the test. Guillaume is 5'8" and weighs 265 pounds, and says the restraint wouldn't fit over his torso, though he reports that other rides at the park have special cars reserved for bigger riders.
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Somewhere out there, if they give a fuck, the Dursley's are pissed.
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Kim Zolciak's take on Danielle Staub's new song

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The Real Housewife of New Jersey Danielle Staub performed her first single Real Close on Bravo's Watch What Happen Next with lesbian musician Lori Michaels and In Touch is the first to have Kim Zolciak's reaction.

The Real Housewife of Atlanta beauty reveals to In Touch: "I was quite surprised that she could sing and she sang great live. More power to her, I hope it does well." The Tardy For The Party hit maker isn't about to give up her spotlight though, "I am working on the rest of my album and I feel blessed to have another cast member/friend helping me. Kandi Burruss is truly talented and I'm glad to have been the first housewife to start this trend of becoming a singer. I think they should have a new show called "Housewife Idol".

When asked about her reaction to Danielle getting cozy with her rumored girlfriend, Lori Michaels, during her performance, Zolciak says, "I hope that what they have, if they have anything is real, and that she isn't playing gay to get attention."

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New High-Res Images from Disney's Tangled



The first trailer for Disney's next animated film Tangled debuted a couple weeks ago with lots and lots of hair. To follow up on that, I have 8 new high resolution stills from the film that include Pascal, the chameleon sidekick, which you can view by clicking the smaller versions below.

Tangled is a twist Rapunzel's story about a teen girl locked away in a tower whose golden hair has grown to a length of 70 feet. When a thief picks her tower to hide out in, the pair form an unlikely alliance and head out on an adventure together.

Tangled opens in theaters everywhere on November 24 and stars the voices of Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy, Matthew Gray Gubler and David Schwimmer.

You can click the pictures for the 1280 px wide versions.

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I'll probably go see this movie just for MGG and the hottie prince. And because I'm a sucker for all things Disney.

CHRIST BROWN TO PERFORM AT FOREVER MICHAEL JACKSON FAMILY MEMORIAL



According to multiple sources, Brown -- who is not billed to appear -- will perform at least one song ... it's unclear if it's an original or if he'll cover an MJ classic.

As we first reported, the unauthorized "Forever Michael" memorial -- scheduled to go down at the Beverly Hilton -- was never approved by the Jackson estate ... yet for some strange reason, Katherine Jackson has given promoters her blessing.


more on the epic event:

The Jackson Family Foundation is scheduled to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Michael Jackson's passing with "Forever Michael," a red carpet event that will unite "family members, celebrities, fans, supporters and the community to celebrate and honor his legacy,"
according to Michael's official site. The event will take place on June 26th, one day after the year anniversary of the King of Pop's death, at Los Angeles' Beverly Hills Hilton</b>. Tickets for the Forever Michael celebration are currently on sale at the website of Voiceplate productions, who are organizing the event along with the Jackson Family Foundation.

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lol @ how mad you haters will be

he is also rumored to be a surprise at this sunday's BET award and has already secured one win as of today =')  MJ WOULD BE SO PROUD


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New Trailer for LEGO Harry Potter Video Game, Reviews Coming Online



WB and TT Games let us know that a new trailer has been released online for the LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1 -4 video game. This launch trailer, which contains looks at all four years of the game, can be found right here in our Video Galleries.

In addition to this, a number of comprehensive reviews for the game have made their way online, and give more information about what to expect with this game. Eurogamer, which gives the game a 9/10, notes that:
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lmao this looks qt & ngl i kinda want to buy it. don't judge me~
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Emily Osment performs live on Toronto Breakfast Television





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She's pretty good. I actually think the acoustic ~censored~ version of the song "Let's Be Friends" is better than the original. EDIT: I should clarify that by "censored," I mean that a lyric has been changed for this performance. I don't know why it was changed, so I just call it a censor because that's the only reason that makes sense. She didn't really say anything "bad" in the original.

Sorry mods for forgetting the source and sending it twice by accident! lol.
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Eminem Presents Road To Recovery


Next Thursday (July 1) at 8 PM, Eminem will appear on Shade 45 and give a breakdown of his new album. The two hour special called, Road To Recovery will be rebroadacsted throughout the holiday weekend. Recovery in stores now.

http://rapradar.com/2010/06/25/eminem-presents-road-to-recovery/

btw you can sign up for a free trial with sirius radio for 3 days to listen
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Vampire Weekend live session for MTV UK

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Vampire Weekend performing live in session for MTV UK

Set includes:
White Sky
Holiday
Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa
M79
California English
Cousins
Run
A-Punk
One (Blake's Got A New Face)
Diplomat's Son
Giving Up The Gun
Campus/Oxford Comma
Mansard Roof
Walcott

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Fuck / Marry / Kill Poll Time, Kiddos


Mickey Rourke got a haircut, likes sprinkles on ice cream
Dustin Hoffman's got sun in his eyes
Liam Neeson and his inlaws are overdressed at the beach



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Demographics

<10
8(0.9%)
11-14
5(0.5%)
15-17
70(7.7%)
18-20
232(25.4%)
21-24
349(38.2%)
25-30
168(18.4%)
30-35
40(4.4%)
Older than that
30(3.3%)
Not telling you.
11(1.2%)
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You're Cut Off! New VH1 reality show

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Mondays 9/8c

Nine spoiled princesses receive the shock of their pampered lives when their fed-up families cut them off from their finances and enroll them into an eight-week rehabilitation program designed to transform their pampered ways. The women must adapt to their new environment that has no cooks, valets or cleaners and very little closet space. With the guidance of professional life coach Laura Baron, the girls begin their long journey toward independence by downsizing their belongings, cooking for themselves, and learning to live like the rest of America.




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Mad Irrelevant Admirer: "no comment" on Gaga's new album



If Lady Gaga isn't stumbling, literally, she's landing in more than a few predicaments these days. Her clashes with Katy Perry and Jerry Seinfeld are all pretty nasty developments for the über-popular pop star.

And one of the spicier feuds the feisty Lady is having is with none other than controversial singer-rapper M.I.A. The "Paper Planes" singer took the first shot when she spoke out against Gaga, saying she was "not progressive" and "a good mimic." So now that Gaga's announced her new album will be all about gays in the military, is that progressive enough? We asked M.I.A., who wore orange lipstick and double denim to Tuesday's Nylon party, and she gave an interesting answer...

"No comment."

Now, there are all sorts of things to read into this, but M.I.A. definitely had to know she'd be asked about it when she attended the bash at Skybar in L.A. Why so hush-hush? She isn't one to shy away from controversial comments. Is she backing off? Either that or she's changing her tune... Still, before we mentioned the Lady's name, M.I.A. was clearly about pushing her renegade campaign: "You've got to be relevant to what's going on today, and not all thought-out like that, you know? As long you keep it reflective and honest about what's really going on. It's cool."

So is M.I.A. not digging Gaga's new album, or deep down, is she? Since, you know, an album devoted to don't-ask, don't-tell is pretty damn reflective, isn't it?

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Siriusly Speaking...

A young Sirius Black has been cast for Harry Potter!

Child actor Rohan Gotobed has been listed to play a young Sirius Black in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Given Rohan's youth - 12 years old - it is safe to assume that he will be playing Sirius from Snape's memories towards the end of Part II of the final installments, more notably on the Hogwarts Express when Sirius and James meet Snape and Lily, and the first years' Sorting.



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