August 5th, 2010

Jared Leto 1 - Glasses.

No "X-Men" for Aaron Johnson


I just got off the phone with producer Tarquin Pack, who was promoting the brand new Kick-Ass DVD and Blu-ray that just hit the shelves yesterday, August 3. Pack, who was a producer on Kick-Ass, is also serving as a producer for director Matthew Vaughn on his new film, X-Men: First Class, which is about to begin filming. I was able to get in a few questions about this highly-anticipated film, including the rumors that Kick-Ass star Aaron Johnson was a part of the cast, the tone of the new film and more on the story from a few days ago about Vaughn removing parts of the script due to similarities with Inception. Here's what he had to say below.

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This makes me sad, too be honest. I really like Aaron.

Hilary Gottanice Duff Post

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I know you guys probably couldn't bring yourselves together this morning to pour your bowl of Special K, knowing that there was no post of everyones favorite workoutaholic Hilary Duff yesterday! Well, I'm making up for it now! And I'm giving you a Double Dose of Duff!

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Plus, here is a sneak peek of Hilary inside Seventeen Magazine (the issue with Katy Perry on the cover) were she discusses her charity!
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Uh oh!

EXCLUSIVE! Jane Lynch Confirms One ‘Glee’ Guy Is Definitely Going Bald For Britney Spears’ Episode!

Jane spills secrets of the Glee Britney Spears episode – and confides that she doesn’t actually know any of the singer’s songs!

The rumors are true, BFFs: someone will definitely be losing his hair for the Britney Spears episode of Glee!

“You know, it’s going to happen,” the show’s star, Jane Lynch, told exclusively after getting her own wax figure at Madame Tussaud’s in Hollywood August 4. “It’ll happen – a certain cast member will shave HIS head!” When we suggested that said cast member would be Matthew Morrison (aka hottie glee coach Mr. Schuester), Jane merely smiled mysteriously.

After confirming creator Ryan Murphy’s news that the show would be paying tribute to Brit in a “fun and unexpected way”, Jane also told us that the cast is actually shooting the Britney episode TODAY and will be the second episode of the season. But as for what songs they’ll be performing, the 50-year-old comedienne is clueless. “You know I have to tell you, I am being educated on Britney Spears,” she said. “I don’t know any of her stuff.”

Don’t worry, Jane. You’ll be singing “Oops, I Did It Again” in no time!

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She's just 24 years old, but Mary-Kate Olsen has experienced enough drama in her life to fill several autobiographies.

And the actress, who shot to fame with her twin sister as a baby in the hit television series Full House, has spoken out about her experiences for the first time.

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i think the top pic is actually ashley but IDC

Rumer Willis Gets New Hair Extensions!

Rumer Willis stepped out the "The Expendables" premiere in Hollywood on Tuesday, with long hair. She must have visited the salon since we last saw her on July 27 with a sleek bob. Check out images below of Rumer's tress transformation and tell us if her hair extensions are a hair 'do or a hair don't.


Looking good, Rumer!

Julia Roberts Refuses To Get Botox

In the September issue of Elle magazine, the Eat, Pray, Love star reveals why she’ll never jump on the plastic surgery bandwagon

BFFs, you really need to hear this. Julia Roberts’ reason for refusing plastic surgery is so good, so eloquent and so WISE that we couldn’t wait to share it with you!

“I want my kids to know when I’m pissed, when I’m happy and when I’m confounded,” the 42-year-old actress says in the September issue of Elle magazine. “Your face tells a story and it shouldn’t be a story about your drive to the doctor’s office.”

The Eat, Pray, Love star didn’t stop there, either. “It’s unfortunate that we live in such a panicked, dysmorphic society where women don’t even give themselves a chance to see what they’ll look like as older persons. I want to have some idea of what I’ll look like before I start cleaning the slates,” she says.

For now, Julia – who admits to the magazine that she’s a Hindu – is content to play mom to 3-year-old Henry and 5-year-old twins Phinnaeaus and Hazel. “You make these people and you love them and you want them around for a thousand years,” she tells the magazine, adding, “I’ve been so spoiled with my friends and family in this life,” she says. “Next time I want to be just something quiet and supporting.”

How’s that for aging gracefully?

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Meanwhile, in England...

Cheryl Cole, Danni Minogue and others show support for Joe McElderry's decision to come out as gay

Little Joe McElderry's brave decision to come out has earned him a new legion of fans, it seems.
Since the singer revealed to The Mirror that he was gay, thousands of fans have Tweeted messages of support, and logged onto his site.

And celebs haven't been slow in coming forward either. We're told: "Matt Lucas, Cheryl Cole, Dannii Minogue and Will Young have all sent Joe their support. He's even had two letters from MPs! Everyone's been amazing and, rather than losing fans, Joe is more in demand than ever."

The singer, 19, has also been signed up Stateside by David Beckham's US agency, CAA.

Adds our source: "He has a meeting with a Disney executive next week about something extremely exciting. It is so hard for Brits to crack the States but Americans love his small stature, winning smile and dimples."

Let's hope they understand Geordie too.

It's a good day to be gay.
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30 for 30: One Night in Vegas

On September 7th, exactly 14 years to the day Tupac was shot, the network will air One Night in Vegas as a continuation of their 30 For 30 series. The Reggie Bythewood directed piece will focus not only on the shooting which occurred mere hours after Mike Tyson’s destruction of Bruce Seldon, but more importantly on the brotherhood type bond the two shared. If executed correctly, this installment has the potential to find itself along with The Two Escobars, Without Bias and The U as some of the series’ gems.


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This is going to be really amazing. I especially love how open Mike Tyson has become about his past and his life. I can't wait.

Metric Plays Not So Secret Show in Toronto

So last night in Toronto, Metric was rockin out at Union Square Plaza in support of the release of the new Samsung phone. Although I’m pretty sure 99% of people really didn’t care about Samsung and just wanted to see the band because the crowd started off with massive BOOOOOOS everytime Samsung was mentioned.. so sad haha.

Anywho here are some pics I took from the show last night.

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SOURCE = My Camera and my Tall Boyfriend. <3

Mary Hart to leave Entertainment Tonight, her departure still won't make Extra #1

Mary Hart will sign off from her long-time hosting duties on "Entertainment Tonight" after syndicated show's upcoming 30th season, which launches Sept. 13.

Hart joined "ET" in 1982. No immediate successor was named, but "The Insider" anchor Lara Spencer has been mentioned as a possible replacement.

"I've had the privilege of spending 29 years doing something I love - how often does that happen?," said Hart. "I've reached a point when I clearly realize it's time for a change. There are many things I want to do in my life and I'd better get on with them."

Said executive producer Linda Bell Blue: "Right now we are focused on making this next season the very best in her long history with ET...We're going to have a lot of fun this year!"

"ET" is the highest rated syndicated magazine show on TV. It is produced and distributed by CBS Television Distribution.


LOS ANGELES – Pantera found its growl and groove on COWBOYS FROM HELL, a landmark album whose bone-powdering intensity, razor-sharp riffing and pummeling rhythmic assault represented a turning point in modern metal when it was released in 1990. More than just Pantera’s major label debut, many consider this album to be the official debut of the Pantera lineup with singer Philip Anselmo, guitarist “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott, his brother, drummer Vinnie Paul and bassist Rex Brown.

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Artist Jason Mecier's Amazing Pop Culture Portraits

I just stumbled across this amazing slide show of portraits by artist Jason Mecier who has spent the last 10 years creating 3-D mosaic portraits of his favorite pop culture icons. Some portraits are created from the celebrity’s own discarded objects and junk such as broken sunglasses, makeup, gum wrappers, jewelry, deodorant, shoes, and others are made entirely of licorice  (like the Taylor Lautner one above). I snagged a few of the portraits like Kathy Griffin, Margaret Cho, Rupaul, Nomi Malone from Show Girls and put them after the cut.

Mecier's apparently has a show up right now, along with artist Adam J. Ansell, at Glama-Rama (304 Valencia St., San Francisco; (415) 861-4526).

About 20 of the portraits (and in much better detail) can be seen AT THE SOURCE
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Gemma Arterton ♥

Gemma Arterton on The Disappearance of Alice Creed and Not Starring in Transformers 3

In just the past two years, Gemma Arterton's been drowned in crude oil (in Quantum of Solace), stabbed to death (Clash of the Titans), and dropped off a cliff (Prince of Persia) — is it any wonder she's tired of blockbusters? "I don’t want to sound too dismissive of big movies because they are fun and you know, they’re business moves and you can’t just be artistic all the time," she tells us. "But I am more interested in doing only smaller films right now." Up next for Arterton: serious films with girls' names in the titles! The Disappearance of Alice Creed, an indie thriller in which she plays the titular kidnapping victim, is out this week. In the fall, she'll star in Stephen Frears's Tamara Drewe. Vulture spoke with her during a recent visit to New York about Creed, the movie she hopes to make next (Luca Guadagnino's Corsica 72), and why she's not disappointed she wasn't cast in Transformers 3. Collapse )

Trailer for ALICE CREED

Opens August 6 in select theatres!


Paul Rudd on the "My Idiot Brother" set

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Showing off his scruffy new look, Paul Rudd was spotted on the set of “My Idiot Brother” in New York City, New York on August 5, 2010.

Donning a newly grown beard with long locks and a cap, the 41-year-old actor ran through a few scenes after wrapping up his recent "Dinner For Schmucks" promotions.

As for "My Idiot Brother," the Jesse Peretz directed film co-stars a number of lovely ladies including, Zooey Deschanel, Rashida Jones and Elizabeth Banks.

Due out in 2011, the comedy is "centered on an idealist who barges into the lives of his three sisters."
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Blind Items

Happy August 5th, ONTD

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OT: Proud to be a Californian today! My best gay friend is celebrating by listening to Cher's "Believe" on repeat, wearing a pink scarf, and drinking Cosmos later, God bless his adorable stereotypical fairy ass :-)

Is there a movie Kelly Brook hasn't gotten naked in?

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Well I guess this answers the question of whether Kelly Brook gets naked in her new movie Piranha 3D. Of course she does. Some screenshots just hit the internet. BTW, this movie definitely has the potential of being the "Snakes on a Plane" of 2010. Plot summary from IMDB:

"After a sudden underwater tremor sets free scores of the prehistoric man-eating fish, an unlikely group of strangers must band together to stop themselves from becoming fish food for the area's new razor-toothed residents."

You better believe I'm seeing this.

+uncensored pics at the source

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This is a post full of talent.

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To create his fourth studio album, 'Wake Up!' John Legend enlisted the creative guidance of production veterans, The Roots, which has resulted in an album laced with soulful renditions of classic '60s and '70s songs, in addition to the project's sole original track 'Shine.'

Production on 'Wake Up!' began in 2008, when it was merely intended to be a one-track addition to Legend's previous album, 'Evolver.' The BoomBox caught up with the six-time Grammy winner in the studio as he put the finishing touches on this new album. Legend took time to explain the motivation behind his latest body of work.

"It's an album full of socially-conscious songs about empowerment, songs about struggle, songs about standing up for your rights and believing in something bigger than yourself," Legend explains. "Songs about love, connecting people, believing in one another and believing that we all are valuable and that we all have something to offer in the world."


I can't believe Aaron Carter has a tag and John Legend does not. -.-

'Idol' Producer Nigel Lythgoe wants Paula BACK!

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Now that he's back as an "American Idol" exec producer, Nigel Lythgoe has an idea -- or 20 -- about how to reboot the franchise.

First up: Lythgoe told Daily Variety on Wednesday that he'd like to find a way to bring former "Idol" judge Paula Abdul back into the fold.

Such a coup might be tough to pull off: Abdul is committed to a new dance show on CBS. But if there's any way to nab her services, Lythgoe wants her back.

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Pop Goddess Selena Gomez's rumored track list!

We’ve found a rumor on the Internet about Selena Gomez’s track list for her latest album, “A Year Without Rain“. The album won’t release until September 28, but supposedly it will feature these tracks:

1. Round And Round
2. A Year Without Rain
3. Off The Chain ft Miley Cyrus
4. Rock God ft. Katy Perry
5. Intuition
6. Trust In Me
7. Live Like There’s No Tomorrow
8. Hot ‘N’ Cold
9. Lagon
10. The Begging Of The Road ft Demi Lovato
11. True To Myself
12. Headfirst (bonus track)
13. Kiss & Tell (bonus track)

Selena has said that one song features Katy Perry as backup, and it will be a mix of dance, electronica, and reggae. Rumor has it other Disney darlings Miley Cyrus and Demi Lovato will also be featured in seperate songs. Are you looking forward to Selena’s latest album? I have to confess I’d rather listen to Selena than to Miley!


Enrique Gets Naked for World Cup Bet -- On Water Skis


 Enrique Iglesias is a man of his word -- 'cause dude just got naked and busted out the water skis to satisfy a bet he made regarding the World Cup ... and lucky for you ... we got it all on tape!
OK, so the footage is pretty grainy ... and shaky ... but still, it's a naked Enrique shredding up the coast of Miami ... just like he told the BBC he would do if Spain won the World Cup ... which they did.
Sources close to Iglesias ... and his situation ... tell us Enrique did the naked run just a few days ago ... "at the end of July" ... telling us the singer wanted to do it because, "A bet is a bet."
Enrique's people wouldn't officially confirm the skinny ski trip ... but they did tell us, "We do not manage Enrique’s personal time schedule but we do know he was in Miami the last week of July.”
In a related note, Enrique had to keep his bare ass stunt top secret because -- as we previously reported -- local law enforcement had threatened to bust Enrique on public nudity charges if they caught him hangin' 11 on their watch.


Someone needs to learn how to work a camera, and needs to buy a better one at that.

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"Dragon Tattoo" Finds a Vanger

We're still without one Lisbeth Salander for David Fincher's US remake/adaptation of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo -- though rumor has it that the fight is down to Rooney Mara and Emily Browning -- but at least the Vanger family is starting to take shape.

The story focuses on a journalist named Mikael Blomkvist (to be played by Daniel Craig) who, just as he faces a potentially career-killing drama, is offered a job as a private, historical detective. Years ago, a young woman in the Vanger family went missing, and now the head of the family, Henrik Vanger, wants the mystery solved once and for all. The twist -- his family are all suspects.

Fincher and co. have just started to flesh out the Vangers, starting with one of the principal suspects -- Martin Vanger.

According to Variety, Stellan Skarsgard is in negotiations to play Martin in Fincher's adaptation of the best-selling novel. The actor says: "I have met Fincher, I want to work with him, he wants to work with me. I have had a concrete offer and now we are in negotiations." He goes on to explain that the contract would extend from September to March, with most of the film being shot in Stockholm, with some studio work in the US and perhaps some location work elsewhere.

As far as choices go, Fincher couldn't have done better. Skarsgard is a perfect choice for the role, and it takes no effort to imagine him tackling the path Martin's character takes. Added bonus -- he's Swedish!

But oh, the Sweden thing. I just can't really wrap my head around this idea to keep the story in Sweden, and start to bring on Swedish and international actors. That really just cuts away any BS and states: "US audiences hate subtitles so we're gonna copy the movie in English." Yes, Fincher is a great filmmaker and I'm dying to see what he'd do visually, but right now, the production is quite spoiled with a suffocating feeling of redundancy. We've even heard reports that Fincher wants his cast practicing their Swedish accents, so we won't even be free of the inevitable distracting accent slips.

Any thoughts on who should play the rest of the Vangers? Ignoring accents and nationality, I'd love to see Christopher Plummer play Henrik, but that's as far as my musing has stretched.

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No one to root for here

Michaele Salahi vs. 'The View': Whoopi Goldberg Abused Me, Unleashed F-Bomb Rant

It's the Salahis vs. "The View" — specifically, Whoopi Goldberg.

During Michaele Salahi's appearance on "The View" Wednesday to promote "The Real Housewives of DC," Whoopi was backstage as Joy Behar and Sherri Shepherd interviewed the Housewives.

When Salahi was distracting from questions about the White House State Dinner she and husband Tareq allegedly crashed, Whoopi came on set to nudge Salahi to get back on topic.

"Can you get back to the White House, please?" Whoopi said, before retreating backstage.

"I felt someone touch me," Salahi said.

"That was Whoopi Goldberg, she don't come out unless she's passionate about something," Sherri chimed in.

The Daily Beast reports that after the show, Whoopi "burst into a room Michaele was sitting in with Tareq and screamed: 'I didn't fucking hit you! Did you say I fucking hit you?'"

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10 Most Obvious Hollywood Rip-Offs

It’s one thing to rely solely on sequels and reboots to bolster an industry in the midst of a creative dry spell so severe it makes the years before cave paintings seem like the Renaissance, but it’s another to admit defeat so soundly that you half-assedly send blatant knock-offs into theaters and hope no one will notice. Here are some of the most egregious examples – we’re sure there are more, but that’s why the Hittites invented the comments section.

10. Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

Rips Off: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and the rest of the franchise thereafter.

Percy Jackson is so shamelessly banking on spill-over Harry Potter success that it employs the director of the first two Potter flicks (Chris Columbus), features a “camp” for magically-powered kids called “Camp Half Blood” (“Prince” is it?), and even uses the same font for the poster art. What’s worse, these books started as equally Potter-wannabe young adult novels, so their lack of originality can be traced back to the shelves at Barnes & Noble.

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tbh nobody can do a rip-off like The Asylum.

Katy Perrys Music in Danger

Previously, Beach Boy Brian Wilson praised Katy Perry's Beach Boys homage "California Gurls," saying, "I love her vocal. ... She sounds very clear and energetic. The melody is infectious, and I'm flattered that Snoop Dogg used our lyric on the tag. I wish them well with this cut." Now Rondor Music has sent a letter to Katy Perry's label, Capitol Records, on behalf of Wilson and Mike Love — the co-writers of the Boys' "California Girls" — asking for writing credit and royalties on the Perry track. After all, infectious melodies cannot be cashed at the bank.


this song really isn't worth fighting over

Ask Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman a Question for Moviefone's Unscripted!

Moviefone is looking for fans to submit questions for an upcoming Unscripted for 'The Switch' with Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman.  Unscripteds are when stars of a movie interview one another with fan questions:

'The Switch' (Aug. 20), starring 'Arrested Development' star Jason Bateman and rom-com staple Jennifer Aniston, is a romantic comedy with a twist.

Bateman plays Aniston's hapless best friend who is in love with her and switches his sperm for her donor's before she can impregnate herself. It's a comedy of errors worthy of Shakespeare, or at least, 'Three's Company.'

On Saturday, Aug. 7, stars Jason Bateman and Jennifer Aniston will be stopping by Moviefone for our Unscripted interview series to ask each other questions submitted by you! Ask them if they made each other laugh on set. Do they feel strange starring in a romantic comedy centered around sperm?

Ask them anything you'd like, just make sure you submit your question in the comments section [
on the original Moviefone post here] before Friday, August 6, and that you include your name and location

To ask a question go here or click on the pic above.

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A VIDEOGAME POST -- Batman: Arkham Asylum Sequel Named; First Detail Revealed

The first details on the sequel to Batman: Arkham Asylum were revealed this morning. First off, the game will be called Batman: Arkham City, and it will launch on the PS3, PC and 360 in Fall 2011.

As for the story, not many details were revealed, but we know that it takes place in a heavily armed Arkham City, where your favorite Batman villains and thugs are running rampant. Arkham City is apparently a walled-off portion of Gotham City itself, and we can expect a new cast of classic characters and villains as well as new and enhanced gameplay features.

So far, confirmed villains for the game include Mr. Freeze, Catwoman, and that ultimate Batman baddy, The Joker.

The only negative in this story is the wait time. As a huge fan of Arkham Asylum, I don't know if I'll be able to handle waiting around for more than a year, but I guess quality takes time, and the long lead-time indicates that this game is likely to be the antithesis of shovelware.


Duff To Say "I Do" in 9 Days?

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Singer/actress Hilary Duff is ready to begin her life as a married woman - she's splashed out $3.85 million on a new Hollywood home ahead of her wedding to NHL star Mike Comrie later this month.

The 22 year old will reportedly exchange vows with the sportsman on August 14, six months after becoming engaged.

And the stars already have a marital home to call their own, according to America's In Touch magazine.

Duff allegedly snapped up the Georgian-style mansion after falling in love with the sprawling gardens surrounding the property. It also features spacious master suites and big walk-in his-and-hers closets, as well as a swimming pool.

And Duff will be in good company - the house is located in the same gated community as Gwen Stefani and Britney Spears' homes.

The couple has been dating since 2007.

This post has been brought to you by this awesome mix, from one of the greatest albums in the past decade "Dignity"!!


King and Queen of America Celebrate His Birthday

Obama dines with Oprah & Gayle

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Much has been made of Obama's birthday being a lonely event. First Lady Michelle Obama and daughter Sasha are in Spain while oldest daughter Malia is off to summer camp. But the president, who went to spend the night at his personal residence in Chicago, didn't spend his birthday alone. Instead, almost immediately after landing in Illinois, Obama went out to dinner with talk show mega-star Oprah Winfrey and her long-time friend Gayle King.

Obama, Winfrey and King dined at the popular Graham Elliot, which describes itself as the first 'bistronomic' restaurant - a term used to describe four-star, casual dining.

Winfrey famously came out in support of Obama during the 2008 election. Like Vogue editor Anna Wintour, who recently hosted the president at a Democratic party fundraiser, Winfrey has been a long-time supporter of the president.

But the visit is not all play and no work. Obama is back home to raise money for Illinois Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias and end his automaker bailout victory tour.



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they're my OTP, don't tell michelle

Next Week's Billboard Hot 100

Eminem and Rihanna claim the #1 position on the Billboard Hot 100 for the 3rd week in a row with "Love the Way You Lie." While Katy Perry holds at #2 with her former chart-topper "California Gurls," her second single "Teenage Dream" leaps from 20-7 in its 2nd week on the chart. Perry isn't the only artist with two songs in the Top 10: Usher holds the #9 and #10 positions with "DJ Got Us Fallin' In Love" and "OMG." Further down the chart, the week's Hot Shot Debut comes from country duo Sugarland, bowing at #20 with "Stuck Like Glue."

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Kathy Griffin MEGAPOST (D-List Finale!)

Kathy Griffin facing Emmys "nemesis" Ryan Seacrest

By Matthew Belloni

Tue Aug 3, 2010 3:25am EDT
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Kathy Griffin, a two-time Emmy winner for her reality show "My Life on the D List," will vie for a third award on August 29. The comedian discusses her prospects.

Griffin: I'm going to try and not get emotional, because I am personally pitted against my nemesis, ("Food Revolution" producer) Ryan Seacrest.

Griffin: I don't know. If you get the media too excited about something funny I might do if I lose, they actually want me to lose. But I have a photo on my iPhone that I had a friend take of me after I lost to "Intervention" last year, and let me tell you something, it ain't funny.

Griffin: I'm going to purposely not pick "Mad Men" because I love to make fun of Jon Hamm. Plus, he's in a fantasy football league with my tour manager and I just think that's ridiculous. So I'm going to go with "Lost" and here's why: J.J. Abrams was my student when I was teaching at the Groundlings as one of my day jobs. And l feel like "Lost" took a lot of crap because they had good episodes and episodes that maybe weren't as good, but ultimately I thought it was a very compelling show.

Griffin: I refuse to answer on the grounds that it could turn the Gay Army against me. All those shows are so gay-friendly, and you know my joke about the gays: When they turn on you, it's ugly.

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TV, film and theatre stars last night demanded the Tories scrap plans to ditch the UK Film Council.

More than 50 household names including Emily Blunt, James McAvoy and Bill Nighy warned it would not just harm the economy but the "whole British film industry".

In a joint letter, they wrote that David Cameron's decision to axe the council as part of his savage costcutting drive threatened a "British success story".

They said the expertise of camera crews, lighting experts and set builders was the reason so many top Hollywood directors chose to make films here.

And they pointed out the industry made money for Britain, bringing in £5 for every £1 invested.

The letter said: "Everyone knows that times are tough. But the UKFC doesn't waste money, it makes it. Thanks to its efforts, our film industry, worth £4.5billion a year, has rarely been stronger."

The Government's plans have provoked outrage, with 42,000 people signing a Facebook petition.

Since the UKFC was established in 2000, British films have laid claim to 23% of box office takings.

It is responsible for some of the most successful UK hits including In the Loop, Bend it Like Beckham and Gosford Park. Last year it received £63.3million income from the Lottery and grant-in-aid.
Axing it would save just £3million a year.

[Dark Knight] Two Face

Comic-Con Battle: Los Angeles Panel

Although “Battle: Los Angeles” won’t arrive in theaters until March 2011, Comic-Con International attendees were treated to a sneak peek at the alien-invasion film in Hall H.

In the preview, a mysterious alien presence appears in the skies over Los Angeles. A brutal attack is made, and the Marines are called in to help survivors escape a devastated part of the city. When they arrive, they discover the aliens – rarely glimpsed in this preview – are still present and ready to jump out at any moment to unleash havoc.

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Looks Like iTunes and the Internet Is Winning This War

Warner Music posts wider quarterly loss
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(Reuters) - Warner Music Group (WMG.N) posted a wider quarterly loss and disappointing revenue on Thursday as a thin slate of new releases hurt sales in the United States, Europe and Japan.

Warner, the world's No. 3 music company based on recorded music sales, said its net loss for the third quarter ended on June 30 widened to $55 million, or 37 cents a share, from $37 million, or 25 cents a share, a year earlier.

Revenue fell 16 percent to $652 million from $773 million.

The company's top-selling artists in the period included Michael Buble and B.o.B. The "Eclipse" soundtrack album was also a major seller.


ONTD what's the first and the last CD you bought?
my first CD was Backstreet Boys- Backstreet Boys and also Enrique Iglesias - Enrique Iglesias and i still love both records
the last CD's i bought were  Muse - The Resistance and Reik' - Un Dia Mas

Live Q&A with Nicki Minaj Tomorrow

"[Who] you know made a million off a mixtape?" Nicki Minaj asks on Drake's track "Up All Night." The lyrical question points out just how successful Minaj has become this year even without an album release to her name yet. Her quick-witted rhymes and button-pushing personality have helped her become the most buzzworthy female rapper since Lil' Kim in a matter of months. With a million people following her on Twitter, we know there are lots of you out there who have plenty of questions for her, so we're hosting a live video Q&A on Friday, August 6, 2010 at 6:30pm ET. She'll be on camera answering whatever you want to know. Tweet your questions to @billboarddotcom using hashtag #bblivechat. Bookmark this page; the Livestreamed video chat will appear right here.

After Minaj's "Beam Me Up Scotty" mixtape introduced her to the mainstream, the queen of Lil' Wayne's Young Money crew stood out on the group's Hot 100 hit "Bedrock" earlier this year and has since traded verses with Trey Songz and Drake. With the infectious "Your Love" topping the Rap Songs chart, Minaj has already established herself as a hot solo artist well before her debut disc drops on Nov. 23.

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Jude Flawless and that girl he's with. Also Dior commercial.

Jude Law can’t keep his hands off girlfriend Sienna Miller while vacationing aboard a luxury yacht on Wednesday (August 4) in Ibiza, Spain.

Back in March, Jude shot a commercial for Dior Homme’s new fragrance. The vid was directed by Guy Ritchie and Dior Homme creative director Kris Van Assche The full commercial will released on September 8!

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Disney star a creeper??

21-year-old KING Disney Channel comedy Sonny with a Chance and the classic Disney Channel original movie Starstruck Sterling Sandmann Knight just posted this update on his twitter:


Ummmmm..... wat. And yes that is his official account even though it's not verified. Also you might know him from 17 Again where he played Zac Efron's son.

P.S. Everyone knows he is the true star of SWAC, not Demi, so if you don't like that then


It's still creepy, and I say this as a stan. I'd also like to take this opportunity to point out that Sterling was raised an Atlanta Braves fan, so besides this he can do no wrong in my eyes.
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Real Madrid hunk Cristiano Ronaldo was seen out in Los Angeles.  This time he was heading out of his hotel on his way to training. Before heading off, Cristiano took a moment to greet his fans and even sign a few autographs. Looks, talent, AND he’ll make time for fans? Quite a catch!

All this Cristiano action lately, what are we going to do when he heads back home?? At least we’ve still got David Beckham, for now. Of course, Beckham came to the USA after his time with Real Madrid… Maybe Cristiano will head here next too.-
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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley: Victoria's Secret Incredible Bra!

Check out this new behind-the-scenes look of the ad campaign for The Incredible Bra by Victoria’s Secret featuring Transformers babe Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Candice Swanepoel, Chanel Iman, and Erin Heatherton.

The girls will be at the Victoria Secret’s SoHo Store to celebrate the launch of the “INCREDIBLE by Victoria’s Secret” on Tuesday, August 10th!

When Rosie was asked what her beauty must-haves are, she shared, “Water, sleep, exercise, organic food and regular facials!”

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Bruce Springsteen's 'Darkness on the Edge of Town' Sessions Chronicled in New Documentary

A film prepared for the forthcoming reissue of Bruce Springsteen's beloved 1978 album 'Darkness on the Edge of Town' is slated to premiere on Sept. 14, when it will be screened as part of the Toronto International Film Festival. Thom Zimny, who prepared a similar movie for Springsteen's 2005 'Born to Run' reissue, directed the project.

Titled 'The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town,' Zimny -- who won a Grammy for the documentary 'Wings for Wheels: The Making of Born to Run' and pulled down an Emmy for another Springsteen project, 'Live in New York City' -- is considered the Rumson, N.J.-based rock icon's personal archivist.

According to the Toronto Star, 'The Promise' includes scenes of Springsteen and his band working on radically different versions of the songs on 'Darkness' and purportedly includes at least one tune from the sessions that has never been released. Outside of announcing the TIFF screening, Springsteen's camp has little else to reveal about the planned reissue, except to say "Further details will be announced when they are finalized."

Meanwhile, TIFF's documentary programmer Thom Powers told the Star, "It's a pretty extraordinary look at the creative process of a musician. For Springsteen fans, it's like a trip to heaven. And for people who have never tapped into him before, it's still a worthwhile film."

'Darkness on the Edge of Town' boasts such classics as 'Racing in the Street,' 'Badlands' and 'The Promised Land.' Recorded at New York's Record Plant between Oct. 1977 and March of the following year, it was released on June 2, 1978.


ughh i am so excited. darkness is my favourite bruce album and he was so hot during this era omg.

Rosprah O'Winfrey bitches!!!

Rosie O'Donnell is heading to the new Oprah Winfrey Network.

OWN, the joint venture between Winfrey and Discovery Communications, announced late Thursday that O'Donnell's previously announced new gabfest – originally targeted toward broadcast syndication – would bow next year on the cabler instead.

"Rosie is an undeniable talent who has captivated TV audiences for nearly 20 years," said Oprah Winfrey. "She's a true original, who brings her authentic voice, dynamic energy and pure passion to everything she does."

Show marks O'Donnell's return to TV, having last served as a moderator on ABC's "The View." It also reps O'Donnell's return to the daytime talk show race, having hosted her syndicated "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" between 1996 and 2002.

"It's an honor and a privilege to work with Oprah Winfrey on her network," said Rosie O'Donnell. "I'm excited to be back on daytime television."

O'Donnell will exec produce the show along with former Warner Bros. syndication execs Dick Robertson and Scott Carlin, now of SantaBu LLC Inc. New show, a daily one-hour strip, will be shot in New York.
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New 'Buffy' DVD set announced

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Twentieth Century Fox has announced plans to release a repackaged version of its Buffy the Vampire Slayer - The Complete Series DVD boxset.

The set will contain all seven seasons of Joss Whedon's cult series starring Sarah Michelle Gellar as a young woman destined to protect the world from vampires and other demons.

The new collection will be available in the US on October 12 with a list price of $199.98, reports TV Shows on DVD.

The packaging will reportedly be wider than the complete series set released in 2006. It will also feature new cover art.

It is unknown if the set will contain new bonus features or other content not previously released.

i'll be first in line to buy this :) i don't have a box set i have the individual seasons. i pray this has bonus features!


'Jersey Shore': Angelina voted least liked + CLIP: Snooki confronts Angelina and her loose lips

It appears that not only the cast members on MTV's Jersey Shore have a problem with Angelina. She has been voted the least liked out of the cast.

When Angelina decided to pack up her things and leave the shore house in the last season of Jersey Shore, no one really cared. It’s not that fans wanted to dislike the Staten Island-native; it’s just that she made it difficult to like her.

If she wasn’t getting in the faces of her fellow housemates (especially the guys) telling them who to bring and not bring to the house, she was chasing her married boyfriend so that he could treat her the way she wanted to be treated. Perhaps her boyfriend being married was the reason why he failed to take the relationship seriously.

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I'm shocked. I thought America loved Angelina.
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Box art for first Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows video game revealed

Electronic Arts has released the cover art for the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 video game.

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The game will be released November 19th, 2010!

i always feel like somebody's watching me

kinda creepy tbh. i don't always like the EA harry potter games but i might buy this one ~just because~.

The Situation Just Got Ugly! Well...Uglier

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino has quite, well, the situation going on on top of his head. The muscled Jersey Shore star showed off a brand new haircut in Seaside Heights, New Jersey on August 4. Mike went for a longer, gelled top with shaved sides. Not content with that heinous look, he had to shave in symbols onto the sides! On his left you can see a shooting star and on the right what seems to be a cross. It looks like The Situation’s trying to steal Pauly D’s thunder for the craziest cut on the cast. What do you think of Mike’s look? Is it cool or so, so lame?
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Danielle and Kelly Give Advice to DC Wives

With Real Housewives of Washington, D.C. premiering tonight at 9 p.m. on Bravo, the most controversial New Jersey and NYC Housewives — Danielle Staub and Kelly Bensimon — offer their tips and takes on being part of the pop culture phenomenon.

What would Danielle tell Michaele Salahi (who is embroiled in a war with Whoopi Goldberg after yesterday’s appearance on The View) and the other soon-to-be household names – Catherine Ommanney, Stacie Scott Turner, Linda Erkiletian and Mary Schmidt Amons?

“Don’t hate on each other so much,” Danielle tells me. “It gets ugly, and it doesn’t make anybody look bad but yourself. And if you’re going to attack one person, believe me, you’re going to make them rise to the top. [points to herself] Hello.”

With co-star Teresa Giudice facing bankruptcy, Danielle urges the D.C. wives not to overspend.

“If you have it, don’t flaunt it, because it will come back to bite you,” she says. “Be humble. Be grateful for the opportunities you have. Try to teach your children that hard work is definitely something that will become lucrative to you in the end, and you do have to always remember where you came from. Even if you didn’t come from there, all of us did, and there’s people who are trying to fight their way to the top. You need to understand, reach out your hand and help them out a little bit and never feel like you’re self-indulgent or self-deserving of anything in life. If you’ve been given an opportunity, give back.”

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Naomi Campbell tells judge: 'This is a big inconvenience for me'
Sierra Leone war crimes tribunal hears of dinner and diamonds as supermodel makes no secret of her reluctance to testify

Naomi Campbell testifying at the war crimes trial of former Liberian president Charles Taylor.

There were several minutes this morning, after the prosecutor had trumpeted her arrival, when it seemed entirely possible that Naomi Campbell had failed to show up for her most eagerly awaited show in years.

The hands of the clock crept forward, and the judge looked menacingly at the empty witness seat opposite. Lawyers shuffled their papers; the former Liberian president Charles Taylor realigned the array of multi-coloured ballpoint pens he had brought with him.

But, like any celebrity worth her salt, Campbell was simply biding her time.

At a little after 9am, with a lateness some might describe as fashionable, the supermodel from Streatham trotted into Tribunal Chamber II, and swore on the Bible. A vision of chic in cream cardigan and tight-fitting dress, she wore an "evil eye" pendant around her neck. True to fashion, she had no qualms about reminding the judge of her status: "I want to get this over and done with … this is a big inconvenience for me."

Ordered by the prosecution of the special court of Sierra Leone to give evidence in connection with allegations that Taylor had engaged in the illicit trade of blood diamonds, Campbell had previously made no secret of her reluctance to testify about claims that she had received such a gem from him in 1997. Even some tough questioning on Oprah Winfrey's TV sofa had gone unanswered.

But today was different. This wasn't the set of a chatshow but the drab Dutch court in which Taylor is facing 11 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity for his allegedly murderous activities during Sierra Leone's bloody civil war. Even for Campbell – who said she had had no idea who Taylor was when she met him 13 years ago, and told the court repeatedly that she had "never heard of" Liberia before then – this appeared to count for something.

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Fun fact; Liberia's current president is the first woman head of state in Africa! Yay Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

Britney Spears: Strawberry Smoothie Sexy

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Enjoying her leisurely west coast lifestyle, Britney Spears was spotted making her rounds in Calabasas, California on Thursday afternoon (August 5).

In an attempt to cool off on what was a hot summer day, the "Toxic" songstress hit up The Commons at Calabasas to grab a refreshing strawberry smoothie from Menchies.

Proudly showing off her toned gams and curvy derriere, Miss Spears was all prettied up for the midday outing in a cute mini-dress with Candies heels while joined by her trusty bodyguards.

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Daisy Lowe Talks Personal Style

Model Daisy Lowe admits she is inspired by actress Helena Bonham Carter's ''bright and exciting'' sense of style.

The British model - who is the daughter of singer-turned-fashion designer Pearl Lowe and Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale - is in awe of the eccentric actress because of her outrageous fashion choices, originality and nonchalant approach to criticism. She said: "I really look up to Helena Bonham Carter because she just doesn't give a toss what anyone thinks of her, and she always looks amazing because she's so bright and exciting."

Although she adores Helena's dress sense, the 21-year-old beauty struggles to define her own style and can't decide whether to dress like a boy or a dolly. She explained: "I like to be kind of rock'n'roll, but then also a bit of flower child. But then I also like to be a bit like a dolly. But then I also like to dress like a boy. a bit of a goth, and then I like to be pretty, too. So it's all of it and none of it, and everything and nothing."
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Check Out These Behind-The-Scenes Pics Of Justin Bieber On ‘CSI!’

More newly released shots of the teen singing sensation’s foray into TV acting on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation!

“CSI premieres on Thursday, Sept 23rd on CBS…and I told you I was a BAD MAN,” Justin tweeted.

Justin will play Jason McCann, who the network describes as a “troubled teen who is faced with a terrible decision regarding his only brother — a decision that leads him into an explosive
confrontation with the CSIs.”

Sounds juicy!
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Justin Bieber Sings for Seminole High School

Justin Bieber holds his hands up high as he says hello to band camp students at Seminole High School in Sanford, Florida on Thursday morning (August 5).

The 16-year-old musician was on hand as part of a Best Buy and Grammy Foundation donation to the music program at Seminole High School.

In addition to the camp, Justin taped an episode of SHAQ vs. with the man himself earlier this week in Orlando. According to CF News 13, Shaq dished on what he was doing with Justin the upcoming episode, “We’re going to go to my house, and have a good time, and probably go to Universal Studios and hit up a couple of rides.”
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OPRAH Winfrey is still having nothing to do with her mother!

Sources say the billionaire media mogul is refusing to take mom Vernita Lee’s phone calls — despite the 75-year-old’s fragile health.
Vernita — who suffers from high blood pressure, severe diabetes and blurred vision — is now also seeing a kidney specialist.
“Vernita wants to be able to call her daughter directly, but she can’t because Oprah has not given her the number,”
a source told American tabloid the National Enquirer. “She has to call Oprah’s assistant Angelique and leave a message. Even then, Oprah rarely calls her back. Oprah will tell Angelique how to handle things, and Angelique calls Vernita back with a message.
“I think Vernita’s anxious over it. She feels she could fall seriously ill and might not be able to locate Oprah. “Poor Vernita keeps reaching out for her daughter, but it is as if Oprah just pushes her further and further away.”


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Britney Spears thinks Mel Gibson is innocent?

Britney Spears has reportedly said that she supports Mel Gibson and believes that his ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva has set him up.

The actor is currently at the centre of numerous allegations including physically abusing Grigorieva and making racist comments on audiotapes which his ex-girlfriend is thought to have secretly recorded.

Spears, who was given support by Gibson after her marriage with Kevin Federline broke down, allegedly believes that Grigorieva is only after the Braveheart star's money.

A source told the National Enquirer: "Britney feels Mel is being dragged through the mud, and she knows how that feels.

"She also sees Oksana as a user who had a baby with Mel for money and fame. She believes Oksana is playing the victim, just like her ex-husband Kevin Federline did.

"Mel was a knight in shining armour for Britney, so she'll continue reaching out to him, and she'll be there for him whenever he needs her."


Kylie's 'Get Outta My Way' single cover & info on new video!

"As I said before, love is love, so of course I believe in gay marriage.”

To Kylie, Aphrodite is like one big throbbing heart, defined by “love, defiance and joy”. In that way, lead single ‘All The Lovers’ is a perfect introduction to the album. “It’s really difficult to choose the first single,” she muses. “But ‘All The Lovers’ is like an invitation to the album, so I think we made the right choice – it’s important to lead with a song that’s saying something.”

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Katy Perry Faces Demand To Pay Beach Boys For "California Gurls"

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"California Gurls" may be intended to evoke images of the cool Pacific Ocean surf, but Katy Perry may be in a hotter kind of water over her smash hit's homage to the Beach Boys' "California Girls." The latter song's writers, Brian Wilson and Mike Love, have both gone on record as being big fans of Perry's tune. But the company that owns the copyright on behalf of Love and Wilson, Rondor Music, is more interested in compensation than flattery.

Roncor has reportedly threatened to sue if Perry doesn't hand over royalties on her single, which has sold more than 3 million digital downloads, and tied a record by reaching that figure in just 11 short weeks. If Wilson and Love do end up getting a piece of that action, needless to say, they'll be able to buy themselves and their grandchildren a lifetime supply of Hawaiian shirts.

Perry has borrowed song titles before and not gotten in trouble for it. Her breakthrough hit was "I Kissed a Girl," which bore thematic as well as titular similarity to the Jill Sobule single of the same name. If anything, Perry would have seemed to be in less danger with "California Gurls," which bears no similarity to the Beach Boys' oldie beyond the title. Well, except for the line "I wish they all could be California girls," uttered late in the song as part of a seeming improv by guest rapper Snoop Dogg. As far as Roncor Music is concerned, that one borrowed lyric crosses the line from tribute to plagiarism.
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IRL Captain Astro... sorta

Comedian Hal Sparks -- who starred on "Queer As Folk" -- may have literally breathed life back into a complete stranger last night ... by performing CPR on a man who collapsed at LAX airport.

According to a person on scene, a man between the age of 60 and 70 toppled over in the Delta terminal at around 11 PM last night.

We're told Hal rushed to the man's aid and began performing mouth-to-mouth, while a woman performed chest compressions. Medical aid showed up shortly after and the man was taken away.

Hal Tweeted after the incident, saying, "Just did CPR for the 3rd time in my life. What a night ... When they took him away he was breathing on his own ... Hope he makes it."

Hal later added, "Everybody NEEDS to take a CPR class. Out of 200 people only 2 of us new [sic] CPR ... okay enough preaching ... I need a nap."

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Trey Songz Says 'Bottoms Up' Is 'Heightened' By 'Funhouse' Video

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Trey Songz's latest track, "Bottoms Up," may be about knocking back some drinks at the bar, but the singer said the accompanying video is anything but the typical bottle-popping scene. Instead of taking inspiration solely from the song's party-startin' lyrics, Songz said that he's stepping out of the box when it comes to the track's visuals.

"'Bottoms Up,' I feel, is a very creative video. [It's] different from the norm, different than what I feel is expected of me and anything I've shot for that matter," he told MTV News on the set of the video. "[Director] Anthony [Mandler] used a lot of different shooting techniques and I think it heightens whatever it is that the song has already. The drive, the vigor, the club anthem, the energy in the record is definitely heightened with this video."

Songz broke down the concept of the upcoming "Bottoms Up" video — the first single from Passion, Pain & Pleasure — which, despite the song's club-friendly appeal, resembles a surreal circus versus a crowded bar.

"It's as if I'm walking through some kind of funhouse, filled with women and different seductive things," Songz said. The crooner added that Mandler works some visual magic to get the carnival-esque theme just right. "There's a two-way mirror that's a dope effect that he uses. And the lighting shows, and then you see women and then you don't and then you see them and then you don't."

"Bottoms Up" MC Nicki Minaj also added some dimension to the track in the form of her rapid-fire verse, and Songz said she brought the same high energy from the studio to the screen.

"Nicki Minaj does an excellent job. She comes in and does exactly what I got her on the record for. She comes in and she kills it," he gushed. "I wanted her to make the record different. I wanted her to take it to a different place and that's exactly what she did. Even in the video, she made a major contribution ... from her hair to her outfits to the way she raps and how theatrical she is in her delivery."

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Kelly Osbourne Denies Sharon Is Worried She'll Go Back To Drugs

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Kelly Osbourne has hit out at reports her mom is worried about her now she has split from Luke Worrall.

Last month Kelly called off her 16-month engagement to the model over allegations he had been unfaithful, and a rumor that Sharon Osbourne was concerned her daughter may slip back into a drug problem soon surfaced.

Denying the story, an angry Kelly wrote in her weekly column for British magazine Closer: "My mum is not worried that me splitting from Luke will send me back into addiction.

"She worries as much as any mum would after their child has struggled with drugs, but she even gave an interview recently saying I was handling things well."

Kelly also added: "One last thing: a couple of websites linked me to 'mystery men' - the only people I've been photographed with are my good friend Blake and my assistant David!"