September 14th, 2011

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James Cameron: Titanic 3D Conversion Process Is "Mind Numbing"



James Cameron has told TechRadar that he is finding the process of converting Titanic into 3D "mind numbing" and has revealed the intricate detail that goes into retro-fitting a live action movie with 3D.

Titanic 3D is to set sail 6 April 2012 to coincide with the 100 year anniversary of the infamous ship sinking.

Cameron is doing one of the most extensive 2D to 3D conversions ever on the movie, spending a year finessing the footage at a cost of $18 million.

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I can't wait until next April.  Between this and the Julian Fellowes ITV miniseries I'll be in Titanic geek heaven.

6 Movie Plot Holes You Never Noticed Thanks to Editing

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The magic of movie-making is that directors have the luxury of leaving the boring shit out. One minute Kate Winslet is whistling her heart out in the middle of a corpse-filled ocean; the next, she's a decade too old for a part on The Golden Girls. That's what they call editing, kids!
The thing is, that casual jump from A to B is also used as a writer's crutch to gloss over the stuff they didn't have the time to think through -- little things like "continuity," "logic" and "whether or not our protagonist just did some accidental murder."
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#6. Batman Leaves the Joker With a Room Full of Victims
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Justin Bieber Is Officially Crazy, Confirms Boyz II Men Collaboration in New Christmas Album


Justin Bieber has his dream come true. The Canadian singing sensation let his Twitter followers know how excited he was after finding out that Boyz II Men, one of the most successful R&B boybands of all time, agreed to lend their vocals to his upcoming Christmas album.

"2day i woke up and realized that the group that made me want to sing @BoyzIIMen are now on the christmas album singing with me. #DREAMBIG," he tweeted. "I used 2 listen to their music and practice the runs. that is how i learned how to sing. now im in the studio with them making music 2gether."

Bieber continued to express his excitement, "Im telling you...never say never...never stop dreaming....never give up. #DREAMBIG. @BoyzIIMen Im honored and blessed. thank u." Replying to his message, the band's member Shawn Stockman wrote, "We got love for u lil bro!! Thank YOU, and Thanx for everything u do for ur fans!! I KNOW they appreciate it."

On behalf of all the members, a short message posted on the band's official Twitter. It read, "It was a pleasure! Remember what we talked about in the studio Lil bro! Let's do it again sooner than later!!" Bieber was quick to tweet a reply, "Im not gonna forget. THANK U!!"

Details about the collaboration song remain under wrap, but Bieber's manager Scooter Braun recently dished on a few tidbit about the whole materials in the holiday album. "This Christmas album is amazing. Might be the best album yet," he wrote. "All originals ...soon 2 b classics. every1 i play it 4 is blown away. #excited." The effort is tentatively set for November release.

When the seasonal album is done, Bieber will continue writing new songs because he wants to craft his next studio installment back to back with the holiday effort. "We're doing a Christmas [album] and it's probably gonna be done by the end of this month and then we're gonna start the next album," he said. "Then I gotta go on a South American tour."

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Beliebers your asses are so lucky that I love christmas too much to throw the approriate shade...can we turn this into an early christmas discussion?
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Disney cutie Bella Thorne in American Cheerleader magazine



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Bella Thorne jumps high in the air in these new shots from the October 2011 issue of American Cheerleader mag.

The 13-year-old star of Disney Channel's Shake It Up joined other young Hollywood stars in showing off some of fall’s hottest fashions.

Bella shared, “I always wanted to be a cheerleader but I never got to. We did have a cheerleading episode on our show and I was really excited about that. Let me just say that I found out cheering is really hard.”



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Vague Adam Lambert Single & Album Information

Expect Adam Lambert's new single off his sophomore album sometime in October, and the album's release in early 2012. According to the singer in a series of tweets:

"And FYI I'm working hard this week and next to finish up all these amazing new tunes! Thank you all for staying patient... I'm excited too!"


"I'm 90% sure the first single will be out next month (ish) :) album coming early 2012!"


"There is still lots of work to be done but I promise: you won't be disappointed!"


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Brenda Song's Mother to world, "SHE's NOT PREGGO!"

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Is she or isn't she. After news broke that Brenda Song was expecting her first child with boyfriend Trace Cyrus, Miley Cyrus' brother, the Disney star's mother is now saying that Song is not pregnant.

"She's actually not pregnant ... It's very upsetting to our family because of what I'm going through and it's not how we raised her," Song's mother, Mai Song, told Star magazine (via Radar Online).

Photos of a very un-pregnant Song, 23, surfaced Tuesday, prompting many to wonder why "The Social Network" star's stomach had yet to show any indication of a growing baby bump.

Song and Cryus, 22, have been dating for quite some time but Song isn't Miley's brother's first high-profile relationship -- he has previously been linked to Demi Lovato.

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Scarlett Johansson -- Tapping FBI Over Nude Photo Leak


Scarlett Johansson appears to be the latest victim of a nude photo HACKER -- after multiple self-shot naked cell phone pics of the actress appeared on a popular website this morning.

Sources connnected with Scarlett tell us ... the FBI will be contacted this morning because they believe this is a criminal act.

The FBI has been involved in several celebrity nude photo hacking situations in the past year
-- involving Vanessa Hudgens, Jessica Alba and more.

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Sarah Palin had a fetish for black men back in the day


In a bombshell National Enquirer world exclusive, the new issue of The Enquirer hitting newsstands today breaks major news on Sarah Palin and her husband Todd, according to a new book.

Publishing sources familiar with the contents of author Joe McGinniss’ highly-anticipated book “The Rogue: Searching for the Real Sarah Palin” have revealed shocking secrets that will impact her decision to enter the 2012 presidential race.

In the book, which will be published on September 20th, McGinniss claims Sarah had a steamy interracial hookup with basketball stud Glen Rice less than a year before she eloped with her husband Todd.

Sarah hooked up with the NBA great, then a 6-foot-8 junior at the University of Michigan when he was playing in a college basketball tournament in Alaska in 1987, the book says. At the time, Sarah, just out of college, was working as a sports reporter for the Anchorage TV station KTUU.

A publishing source told The Enquirer that McGinniss claims Sarah had a “fetish” for black men at the time and he quotes a friend as saying Sarah had “hauled (Rice’s) ass down.”
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Amy Winehouse and Tony Bennett Duet “Body and Soul” & Amy Winehouse Foundation Launches

The track and video of “Body and Soul,” recorded by Amy Winehouse and Tony Bennett on March 23, 2011 at Abbey Road Studios in London, is released in its entirety today to commemorate Amy’s birthday. “Body and Soul,” became the final recording Amy ever made before her passing on July 23rd of this year and September 14 marks what would have been her 28th Birthday.



The track is available to purchase on iTunes HERE.

Tony Bennett commented, “We had a beautiful time recording together in the studio and I knew that Amy was very happy with how she performed that day. I thought she was absolutely brilliant and this recording truly captures the essence of her unique artistry. She was a rare talent.”

The Amy Winehouse Foundation launches today (Wed 14th Sept). Set up by Amy’s family and friends, the Foundation will stand alongside Amy’s music as her legacy. The Winehouse Family are creating this charitable body in Amy’s name to benefit young people in the UK and around the world.
Since her untimely death on July 23rd this year, there has been an international outpouring of love and goodwill to Amy’s family and friends. Many of Amy’s fans and well wishers have contacted the family to ask if there is a way that they can help. Amy loved children and the family wants the foundation to support causes that would have been close to Amy’s heart.

The Foundation will raise money to support projects and charities that need help for specific causes.

One of the first major donations to the Foundation will come from sales of Body & Soul.

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Happy Birthday Amy! We Really Miss You!
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Watch the first two minutes of Raising Hope's season premiere!



Didn’t watch the first season of Fox’s adorable family comedy Raising Hope? Wished you had? Wanting to catch up but don’t have time before the show premieres its second season Sept. 20? You’re in luck! The first two minutes of the show’s premiere this season function as a recap of the first season, with the scene-stealing Shelly (Kate Micucci) singing a song about Hope (played by 18-month-old twins Baylie and Rylie Cregut) as she’s baby-sitting her. Fox has shared a first look at the first couple minutes of season two with EW, and you can find that video below. 

The intro to the premiere episode, titled “Prodigy,” opens with Shelly talking to her crazy day care crew, which includes senior citizens, dogs, and babies. “Welcome back!” Shelly says. “Did everyone have a great summer?” Then Shelly surveys the group and lands, of course, on baby Hope — the namesake of the Fox comedy — as the subject about whom she’s going to sing.

From there, the song delves into Hope’s entire family — which includes daddy Jimmy (Lucas Neff), grandma Virginia (Martha Plimpton), grandpa Burt (Garret Dillahunt), and grandma Maw Maw (Cloris Leachman) — and how they’re all connected, what they’ve got going on, etc. The whole thing is a pretty clever device, if you consider that it does seamlessly open the new season, recap the first season, and avoids alienating new viewers. Check it out!

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Does Toddlers & Tiaras Go Too Far? No. And Anyone Who Thinks So is a Fake Bitch Who Can't Pose



For nearly three years, the hit TLC show Toddlers & Tiaras has captured the drama behind the scenes in the world of child beauty pageants. The tantrums were extreme, and the pre-show prep of spray tanning and eyebrow waxing seemed perhaps premature for little kids.

But in the last few weeks, as footage of 3- and 4-year-olds dressed in overly adult costumes (like Dolly Parton, complete with padded breasts, or Julia Roberts's streetwalker from Pretty Woman hit the airwaves, viewers and pageant skeptics have been expressing horror at an industry that is now accused of "sexualizing" young girls.



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Ain't none of these bitches got that boom like he do, tbh.
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Björk announces "Biophilia" delay

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"i would like to explain why my album is coming out later than was first intended...

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TBH, I am happy that more "sonic sculpting" is being added to the album, because the songs thus far seem lovely but incomplete (so did Volta's, IMO). Also I am pumped at the "new beat" injected into one of the songs - THIS is the artist she collaborated with.

Nicola Roberts' "Cinderella's Eyes" Album Sampler (iTunes Previews) & "Sticks + Stones" Lyric Video



Each song is 1:50 min long. Songs in Preview (In Order):

Beat of My Drum, Lucky Day, Yo-Yo, Cinderella's Eyes, Porcelain Heart, I, Everybody's Got to Learn Sometime, Say it Out Loud, Gladiator, Fish Out of Water, Take a Bite, Sticks + Stones



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My favs are Beat of My Drum, Lucky Day, Yo-Yo, Cinderella's Eyes, Porcelain Heart, Say It Out Loud, Gladiator, Take a Bite, Sticks + Stones. I can't wait for the album now.
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Nicole Scherzinger performs at a shopping mall!

US X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger must have thought her days of opening shopping centres were over.



Sadly not. And so exhausting was her grand entrance down the escalators at the launch of Westfield Stratford City in East London, that she needed a little lie down and had to be held aloft by some hunky blokes.

Wonder if she got them to carry her shopping bags later?

Nicole also told Capital FM she hasnt yet spoken to Cheryl Cole since pinching her job, but she says: "I would love to."

We're sure the feelings mutual.

There's a video of this mess at the [source].

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Here is What Chucky Looks Like In His Video Game



Those who sought out Halloween II on Blu-ray today found it came packaged with an insert promoting Tik Games' Chucky game, and here is what the lil' bastard looks like.

The game was originally announced earlier this year. Those involved in the films did not contribute to the project.

The pamphlet says to head to TikGames.com/Chucky for goodies, but at the time of this writing, that space on the web is not live yet.

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Creepy Post anyone?

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Rise of the mantie: Sales of skimpy men's briefs soar at M&S

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If you thought it was only the buff sort who could wear skimpy briefs, think again.
David Beckham may have once cornered the market on barely-there men's pants - now disturbingly dubbed 'manties' - but, according to reports from Marks & Spencer, the rest of the nation is catching up fast.
Yes, hot off the press from the retail giant comes the news that manties - a hybrid of the words man and panties - are becoming big (figuratively, not literally) business.


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Lizzie Olsen for GQ


It's like a tween gothic novel or What Ever Happened to Baby Janes. Your elder twin sisters—stars since infancy—are faces-on-lunchbox famous. Your summer vacations are spent on a celebrity cruise so the twins can sign autographs. Back in L.A., shopping at the mall equals mayhem. "The paparazzi were really frightening," says Elizabeth Olsen. "I thought, Maybe I'll just skip that part."

Good idea. Renouncing that hotbed of mediocrity, Olsen trained with the Atlantic Theater Company, then went all the way to Russia to study acting, dialect, and stage combat. Now, at 22, she's a legitimate Oscar contender for her haunting performance as a young woman under the sway of a creepy cult leader in the indie thriller Martha Marcy May Marlene. The most unnerving scene has her offered up naked as a ritual shag. Olsen didn't think twice about the nudity. "The movie wouldn't have been as disturbing without it," says the actress. "Taking away someone's sexuality, making it something you don't even own anymore—that's the scariest thing."

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Christina Hendricks Covers Up at the Women Doing Good Awards



On Monday night, Christina Hendricks wowed onlookers with her red carpet style. On Tuesday night, she downright shocked the world.

The star best known for her Autobahn curves and breathtaking bust (also, her two Emmy nominations for her outstanding work in "Mad Men") [ugh, this sequence] wore a low cut gown on Monday at the Toronto premiere of her new film, "I Don't Know How She Does It," prompting blogs to create more slideshows than a 1960s science teacher.

Then, in a move perhaps stolen from the playbook of her Joan Harris character, she showed up Tuesday night at the Self magazine's Women Doing Good Awards in an outfit so withholding that it may require an epi-pen to revive some men withdrawing from the frequent sight of her significant bosom.

In many ways, it was a brilliant move, hitting back at the expectations created for her at each red carpet she graces. With the Emmys coming up on Sunday, it will be interesting to see how much she shows; will she go back to her inviting openness, or will a parka be next for the actress?

Everyone can make a slideshow like this. But few make them like ours.

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Love my bbgirl but she really needs to let Janie Bryant style her all the time.

ALSO... Christina's commitment to "doing good" is working with the Latisse Wishes Challenge for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which raises money to help give sick children a wish. Glad the article took some time to mention that... :|
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Your daily Party Down movie update



Exclusive: Many a prematurely-canceled TV show lives on in hope of resurrection on the big-screen. This is partly due to the success of “Star Trek,” originally a low-rated three-season TV show that became Paramount‘s biggest franchise after the success of “Star Wars”. Very occasionally, it happens; Joss Whedon‘s cult sci-fi TV show “Firefly,” became the Universal movie “Serenity,” although the film didn’t catch on with many beyond fans. But more often, there’s a lot of talk, but very little action—even Annyong‘s agent has given up hope of an “Arrested Development” movie ever happening. 

The latest show to join the graveyard of sorely missed series is Starz‘s cult comedy “Party Down,” and the last year or so has seen the cast and key crew members slowly start to mention the possibility of a movie. We’ve been a little skeptical at the prospect of it happening in the past, but there does seem to be some real momentum behind it, something reinforced when we spoke to the show’s star Adam Scott in Toronto, in an interview focused on his new film “Friends With Kids.”Collapse )
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5 Questions for Issa Rae on 'Awkward Black Girl'

 5 Questions for Issa Rae on 'Awkward Black Girl'

Have you ever felt an awkward moment creeping up, but had no one to share it with? Do you find yourself relating to the offbeat comedy of "Seinfeld" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm" a little bit too much? Meet Issa Rae.




A Senegalese-American who calls Los Angeles home, 26-year-old Rae attended Stanford University where she was bitten by the acting and directing bug. Not long after college, she began her own online television series, starring herself, in the "The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl." It’s not just entertainment; awkwardness is her life.

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this is seriously the best show ever. i fell in love with it the first time i watched it, and preceeded to watch every episode.

and the most recent episode had me DYYYYYYYYYING, on so many levels!

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So You Think You Can Dance Canada CANCELLED!!



After a triumphant Season 4 finale this past weekend, Canada’s dancers will no longer face the music on national TV. The Star has learned that So You Think You Can Dance Canada has been cancelled.

“I can confirm that So You Think You Can Dance Canada has not been renewed for a fifth season,” said Scott Henderson, vice-president, communications, Bell Media.

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THE QUEEN OF MOOMBAHTON BEQUESTS A NEW GEM UNTO HER SUBJECTS


Queen of Moombahton Nadia Oh has released the her original, solo version of the song "I Like It Loud"! Will this appear on the physical editon of her platinum selling album Colours with the other recently-released tracks "No Bueno" and "Shade"?

Nadia Oh 'I Like It Loud' (Original Version) by nadiaoh

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i think we need a nadia oh tag already...

Ratings: "Ringer" Does Well; "...Talent" Does Better



Fast National ratings for Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011

The premiere of "Ringer" put up pretty good numbers in CW terms and gave the network its best Tuesday performance in a couple years. But it doesn't appear headed for breakout status.

"America's Got Talent" was the night's top show, and the season premiere of "Parenthood" was pretty well in line with its performance last season.

CBS' rerun lineup led the night in total viewers, averaging 8.9 million and a 5.8 rating/9 share in households. NBC (8.2 million, 5.1/8) came in second, a little ahead of ABC (7.65 million, 5.2/8). FOX (2.3 million, 1.5/2) finished a distant fourth and just held off The CW (2.2 million, 1.4/2) in total viewers.

NBC topped the adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.4 rating. ABC, 1.7, edged CBS, 1.6, for second place. The CW drew a 1.0, narrowly beating FOX's 0.9.



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ONTD, what did you watch last night?
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Tareq Salahi claims wife has been kidnapped




"Real Housewives of D.C." star Tareq Salahi believes his wife Michaele Salahi was abducted in Virginia yesterday ... but he's afraid the cops aren't taking the situation seriously ... TMZ has learned.

TMZ just spoke with Tareq ... who tells us he last saw Michaele at their home around 11 AM ET yesterday ... right before he left to go to their winery. Tareq says Michaele told him she was going to get her hair done -- but she never went to the appointment ... and she's been missing ever since.

Tareq claims he got a phone call from Michaele late last night ... from an unfamiliar Oregon cell phone number ... and she told him she was going to her mother's house, located minutes away from the Salahi home.

Tareq says he was suspicious -- so he called Michaele's mother ... who told him she hadn't spoken with Michaele and was unaware of her plans. That's when Tareq -- fearing Michaele had been abducted -- called the Warren County Sheriff's Dept. for help.

But Tareq claims deputies told him she had already called them -- informing them she was OK and just dealing with some "family issues."

Tareq tells TMZ ... he believes Michaele had been FORCED to make the phone calls by her abductor ... and believes she is in very real danger ... especially because the Salahis have received death threats in the past.

Tareq says he's considering going to other law enforcement for help because he feels the Warren County Sheriffs are not taking proper action. A rep for the WCSD tells TMZ cops are not releasing any info about the situation at this time.

Tareq has issued a statement saying, "We are reaching to the public pleaing [sic] desperately for your help."

He continues, "It is our belief as of last night, that Michaele Salahi may have been kidnapped or abducted and being held under duress and forced to tell persons, including authorities she is okay."

"We are asking the public to please be on the look out for her, and if found please contact the authorities and please approach her and contact the authorities to intervene and that she may be forced to say she is okay, when in fact she is not and being held under possible abduction.

The Salahi family can be reached at 540-635-9933."

I don't want to be cynical and I hope this isn't true, but they are both such attention whores I have issues believing it....



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Queen KC Reveals "Stronger" Tracklisting

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The standard and deluxe tracklistings have been released for Kelly Clarkson's fifth album, "Stronger," out Oct. 24 everywhere!


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No word yet on any Amazon, Target or iTunes bonus tracks.

THRILLED at You Can't Win, Standing In Front of You, Dark Side, Breaking Your Own Heart. Einstein can GTFO. Bummed we won't be getting this flawless gem.



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John Barrowman unhappy with 'Torchwood' sex scene complaints


John Barrowman has hit back at complaints regarding love-making scenes in Torchwood: Miracle Day.

When the series aired in August, some viewers complained over "too much gay content" in the sci-fi drama.

Barrowman told iVillage: "When you watch Torchwood there is a warning at the very beginning that some scenes may offend or disturb people, so if you allow your children to sit and watch it with you that's your responsibility, it's not ours anymore.

"We kissed, we held each other, we lay on top of each other in bed... and there were lots of complaints about that."

The BBC had previously edited a sex scene from the show from UK broadcast, although US network Starz aired the segment uncut.

The actor further declared: "Nobody complained that I was shot in the head four times, there were burning people in ovens, that I was stabbed by a mob of 50 people hundreds of times and I was hanging dripping my blood in a pit.

"So that's what confuses me, because you're not complaining about gay sex, you're complaining about two men kissing. 

"And it's 2011. And people say, 'Well why should we have that on television?' Because the BBC have to represent the greater public - and there are gay people out there who pay their television license.

"For people to complain, that's your prerogative - but you know what, none of them turned it off! They were just embarrassed because it put them in a position where they had to explain things to their kids or their family which probably should have been explained a long time ago." 

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15 Personal Questions with Up All Night's Will Arnett

When you think of Will Arnett, still fondly remembered as the clueless Gob Bluth in Arrested Development, the word "parent" isn't the first word that necessarily jumps out at you.

Good thing parenting isn't exactly the subject of his new comedy Up All Night, where he stars as a new dad. See, despite what the trailers are telling you, it's not so much about the baby, as it is about new parents Regan (Christina Applegate) and Chris' (Arnett) reaction to it — and they don't exactly want to give up their super social lifestyle, or, um, occasional curse words.

TVGuide.com asked Arnett 15 personal and professional questions, including how Up All Night compares to his short-lived Fox comedy Running Wilde, and the show's Jersey Shore connection.

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2. Have you ever had an interview where you haven't been asked about the Arrested Development movie?
Arnett: Now, no. I was just about to get through one.

1. So, what's going on with the Arrested Development movie?
Arnett: [Laughs] There's nothing I can further say other than a storm is a-brewing. It's more real now, more than ever.

Up All Night premieres Wednesday at 10/9c on NBC.

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Kelly Rowlegend's thoughts on some of her closest friends

BRANDY: 
“Me and Bran somehow have a soul connection. We always know what’s going on with each other. She can hear me say ‘Hello.’ and she’ll automatically figure me out. She’ll say, ‘What’s wrong?’ She’ll just hear it in my voice.”

SERENA WILLIAMS:
She inspires me . . . to be better. She’s just a champion. I’ve watched her go through so much, so many challenges the past year and a half and she just comes back better. She soars. Always soars.”
LA LA ANTHONY: 
“La La keeps it 100 . . . She always keeps it real with me and I love and appreciate her for that. [If I mess up], she’ll be like ‘Oh, my God, what are you doing? Between her and B, they will definetly be like, ‘What the hell are you doing?’”

BEYONCE:
“B is mama! [Laughs] Extremely protective. She’s always looking out for everyone. She gets that protective spirit from her mother [Tina Knowles]. She’s very motherly.”

JESSICA WHITE:
“I love me some Jessica White! She’s hilarious. She just keeps me laughing. [Laughs] I love being with her and I love being around her. She has beautiful energy, too. We always connect on a spiritual level, too.” source

Kelly and Brandy are my OTP <3
This post is dedicated to likegunfire who got the Brandy tag!!
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Drake likes sweaters and Princess Diana




Last week, Drake admitted his sweater obsession to Vulture, estimating that he owns at least a thousand knitwear pieces — if you're counting hoodies, which we do.

If that covers his sartorial interests, what else is Drake into when he's not rapping or milk shopping? What feeds his soul? One answer, at least according to his blog: Lady Di. Teasing the release of Take Care, due October 24, the sensitive Canadian posted two new tracks (plus a Waka Flaka remix) over the weekend and accompanying the second, "Free Spirit," is the following quote: "I like to be a free spirit. Some don't like that, but that's the way I am." —Princess Diana. Really! That this quote accompanies a harder, Rick Ross–featuring song about tattooing his name on his lady is perhaps incongruous, but Drake is nothing if not conflicted. Case in point: "Club Paradise," another self-conscious confessional about fame (and strippers: The track is named for a Toronto strip club), with the timely line: "No wonder why I feel awkward at this Fashion Week shit / no wonder why I keep fucking up the double cheek kiss." Sorry, Drake, if we made you feel uncomfortable about the sweaters. Just big fans of your style.


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I-D-K MY BFF ANNA; Nicki Minaj & Anna Wintour at fashion week

Rapper Nicki Minaj's NYFW "date" - Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour Minaj and Wintour were seated together on Monday at Carolina Herrera's show and again the next day at Oscar de la Renta.

"Oscar De La Renta w/my date Anna Wintour again," Minaj tweeted on Tuesday. "Oscar is a very handsome man. So is Valentino. Tell ya all about the collection in a bit!"


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A Conversation with the HBIC



When asked if John Lennon scheduled time to work on his drawings and artwork, Yoko Ono is quick to say no.

“He was not a scheduled person,” Ono says. Rather than specifying a time to draw, the music legend would start creating whenever he felt like it, she says.

“It was great that he had this talent of doing artwork because when we were in a conference with all the lawyers, and maybe 20 lawyers together, it’s so boring,” she says. “And he would just start to do drawing. He would never sort of waste any time, he was like that.”

Drawings, sketches and poetry by Lennon will be on view in “Gimme Some Truth — The Artwork of John Lennon,” at Palmer Square in Princeton, Sept. 16-18.  The show will feature sketches, free-hand drawings, caricatures and illustrations in pen, pencil and Japanese Sumi Ink and will help benefit the Mercer St. Friends Food Bank.

The exhibit takes its name from a song Lennon wrote and recorded for his 1971 album, “Imagine.” It’s a song that expresses anger, but Ono says her husband’s drawings show a playful side of him that his music often didn’t.



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In Today's News, Gordon Ramsey Sex Dwarf Eaten to Death By Badger, Remains More of a Man Than Ramsey



Get ready to feel guilty after you stop laughing. Percy Foster was a 3-foot-6-inch dwarf who starred in the UK porno “Hi-Ho Hi-Ho, It's Up Your Arse We Go.” He bore an uncanny resemblance to celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay. Welsh agriculture officials discovered Foster's body in an underground chamber, leading to this grisly headline from British tabloid The Sunday Sport.

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As details of the bizarre death of Gordon Ramsay's dwarf porn star double emerged on Monday, the Hell's Kitchen host's former mistress gave her reaction to the strange case.

"Even at his vertically challenged height, I'm sure this dwarf was more of a man than Gordon Ramsay ever will be," Sarah Symonds, who claimed she had an on-and-off fling with Ramsay for seven years, told RadarOnline.com in an exclusive interview.

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Lady Gaga gets her... ahem.. pierced



After stepping out during a photo shoot for Vanity Fair in the meat packing district of New York City Lady Gaga suffered a serious wardrobe malfunction revealing a pierced “Lady flower.” I guess this can put to bed those endless, “What is Gaga packing?” rumors.

The avant-garde fashion trend-setter pushed the envelope a little too far in the futuristic red ensemble you see above. She wore her patented super-high heelless shoes and glammed out shades. In addition she wore a form fitting red dress that intended to have a very high seam cut up her left thigh. Unfortunately for Gaga that seam got a little unseemly as it scooted on over and introduced her private area to the big apple.

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Swizz Beats is scum.

Tap Andre Harrell on the shoulder and ask if its cool to borrow his reading glasses. You’re going to need them for this one:

christina Follow Up: Swizz Beatzs Side Chick Releases Statement Confirming His Infidelity I’m only making this statement because I’m being put out there as a liar and I am very embarrassed. I would like to confirm that the rumor about Swizz Beatz cheating on Mashonda with me is absolutely true. I would also like to confirm that the rumors about Swizz “sexting” me, even in his present marriage, are absolutely true. I am also confirming that I lost my cell phone and someone else posted all the stuff that you see on the internet.

I’ve known Kasseem since 2007. We met at Solange Knowles’ (whom I do not associate with) birthday party in Houston, TX. A gentleman from Kasseem’s entourage approached me and said that someone wanted to talk to me. After I asked who it was, he pointed at Kasseem. I knew he was “Swizz Beatz”, but I did not know anything else about him. I gave him my phone number and he called me right away and invited me to eat at Katz’ Deli on Montrose Blvd. The next morning, he invited me to accompany him at Radio One (979 The Box) for his interview. Afterwards, we went back to his hotel room but we DID NOT HAVE SEX. A couple of hours later, he had to leave so he could catch his flight. He hugged and kissed me in public as if he were a single man.

Fast forward to a couple of weeks later. He invited me out to Miami with him and I gladly accepted. I met him in Dallas and we flew to Miami together. My last minute ticket placed me in coach and his ticket placed him in first class, but he switched his first class seat with the guy sitting next to me so he could sit next to me. In Miami, we stayed at his friends beautiful home. This is where we became sexually active and this is where I found out he was married. He snuck me through the house and it was all odd to me until I found a gift with Mashonda & Kasseem’s name on it. I asked him later on why he was cheating on her and he basically said she wasn’t being the wife he needed. He also said that if she asked if he was cheating, he would not lie to her, but he wouldn’t come right out and tell her.
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News Anchor Mocks Kardashians Sisters


News anchors are supposed to read the news, not make it. But we're more than happy to make an exception for two reporters from Philadelphia's Fox 29 morning show, "Good Day."

After interviewing Kim and Kourtney Kardashian on the air, Mike Jerrick and Sheinelle Jones thought the cameras had stopped rolling. They hadn't.

As soon as they said their goodbyes to the Kardashians, who were promoting a line of clothes, the anchors began making fun of the two sisters. "Can they still hear us?" asks Jerrick. He then proceeds to mock the reality stars for their high-pitched voices and affinity for shoulder pads.

Jones half-heartedly attempts to defend the sisters, saying, "I think they're stunning." But even she can't keep a straight face as her cohort continues speaking in a nasally Kardashian-like voice, a bit like a Smurf who had inhaled helium.
Yes, yes, we know. Making fun of others is wrong. Except when it's the Kardashians. Then it's hilarious. Enjoy!

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Madonna Manages To Piss Off Italy!

Who's keeping score?

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Madonna has infuriated some Italian politicians by suggesting that prime minister Silvio Berlusconi "screwed the entire country."

In an interview with the country's best selling Oggi glossy magazine, the singer is asked what she thinks of Mr Berlusconi, who facing trial this month for allegedly having sex with an underage prostitute.

"What do I think about Berlusconi? I wouldn't like to talk about it now. But didn't The Economist say it all?" she tells the magazine. Earlier this year the magazine carried an analysis of the billionaire politician's bunga-bunga crisis under the headline: "The man who screwed an entire country."

An earlier piece written in 2001 before the crisis was titled: ""Why Silvio Berlusconi is unfit to lead Italy." But the singer's comments have provoked fury with supporters of Mr Berlusconi in Italy, where Madonna's family were born. Italian parliamentary official Carlo Giovanardi told local media: "Her political thoughts are worth nothing." "Among other things she is openly for homosexual families and therefore openly against our culture and our Constitution. "Mrs. Ciccone quotes The Economist, a magazine in a country that has recently experienced strong social upheavals," he adds.

Gabriella Carlucci, a parliamentary MP from the PDL party said: "It's disappointing that she's running down Italy because it's a country that loves her

"It is obvious she has a communist press officer who told her what to say to get quoted in communist papers. It is obvious she knows nothing about Italy."

Another PDL party official Daniela Santanche called for a boycott of her new movie W.E. "Madonna has offended millions of Italians. After this I hope she'll be left to watch her movie on her own," he said.



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Ryan Gosling and Nicolas Winding Refn on Unscripted



Is this the worst 'Unscripted' ever? Ryan Gosling is afraid it might be, but Moviefone HQ kind of loves it. The awkwardness starts at the very beginning -- as Gosling and 'Drive' director Nicolas Winding Refn ('Valhalla Rising,' 'Bronson') declare their love for each other -- and builds from there. They field a question from Jesus in Santa Fe, N.M. ("You'd think Jesus would already know [the answer]," Gosling observes), talk about their bro-mance and telekinetic connection, and argue over who came up with the idea to have Gosling kiss co-star Carey Mulligan. There's lots more amusing weirdness in the video, so click play and enjoy, and don't forget to check out 'Drive,' which opens wide this weekend.

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A PORN PARODY POST: A Wet Dream On Elm Street

You know, we usually don't cover things like this, but sometimes stuff comes our way that's just too goofy to ignore. Case in point: the official trailer for the upcoming adult parody A Wet Dream on Elm Street, which exposes the world to Freddy's dildo glove. Yes, dildo glove.

Directed by Lee Roy Myers (The Human Sexipede) and starring adult film stars Charlie Chase, Sophie Dee, Giselle Leon, and Anthony Rosano as Freddy, check out your first exclusive look at the trailer and some behind-the-scenes goods below. Don't worry; it's all SAFE FOR WORK! Unless you can't hear certain words at work of a sexual nature

This is normally the area in which we'd provide you with a synopsis, but we're pretty sure you know where they're going with this one. Look for A Wet Dream on Elm Street to be released on September 29th, 2011 - just in time to have a very horny Halloween!

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JLo Wants You To Dance For Your "Papi"

The recently "Papi"-less JLo is releasing the music video for "Papi", her 3rd single off the “LOVE?” album, this Friday on ”Good Morning America” and VEVO.

"Papi" was produced by RedOne who also produced her worldwide smash "On The Floor". On The Floor went 3x platinum in the US and is also the 5th most watched video on Youtube/Vevo EVER.

Here's a recent commercial for Fiat that is basically a sneak preview for the video:



Will you be dancing for your Papi, ladies?

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ANTM All-Stars: Then and Now


Tyra Banks returns this fall for Cycle 17 of "America's Next Top Model," and she's bringing back some familiar faces for the reality show's first-ever "All-Stars" season. To prepare for this week's premiere, click through this slideshow to find out what the 14 ladies seeking another chance at the "ANTM" title have been up to since they were last on the show.
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Annie Lennox dismisses claims that Gaga is copying her



"Gaga makes incredible art. She’s exceptional. The parallel was obvious, but whether she was copying me or somebody else doesn’t make any difference. Women have been wearing men’s clothes for centuries. It’s a powerful thing when a woman wears something less feminine. It’s saying; you must look at me slightly differently, I’m not just going to be a sexual object for you."

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Victoria Beckham Believes Harper Feels At Home When Visiting Prada

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Victoria Beckham believes her two-month-old daughter Harper is already a fashionista. Beckham claims Harper enjoyed going to Prada and felt at home when visiting the store in New York City.

We went in to Prada yesterday and she loved it. It was if she was saying, “Mummy I’m home!”


I have nothing against Victoria, but she sounds ridiculous. A two-month-old baby doesn’t care about fashion! My daughter was born one day after Harper and I can say from experience a baby only cares about two things right now: “Where is my milk?”and “Why aren’t you holding me?”.  I would laugh so hard if Harper turns into a tom boy!

Shehas also been criticized for carrying Harper around in hooker heels while bombarded with paparazzi. She carries Harper around like Paris Hilton carries around her little dogs. She is not an accessory, but a two-month-old baby! Stop carrying your baby in hooker heals and put her in freaking carriage.

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And the HACKS just keep on coming....

 
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Mila Kunis is the latest celebrity whose cell phone has been hacked, and the hacker is leaking several pictures of a seductive Justin Timberlake ... TMZ has learned.

Four pictures have been leaked, including two which show Justin -- one, laying shirtless in a bed, and another in which J.T. is jokingly sporting a pair of pink panties over his head. Kunis is not featured in either of the pics.

There's another photo of Mila in a bathtub, but all you see is her head. And then there's another photo of a male which is explicit in nature, although his identity is a mystery.

There are also some texts and the hacker claims they reveal exchanges between Justin and Mila.

As we first reported, we're told Scarlett Johansson is going to the FBI today after nude photos of her that were hacked from her cell phone were published this morning.

We could not reach Kunis for comment.

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Michael Jackson Estate To Distribute $30 Million To Katherine Jackson And The Children



LOS ANGELES -- Michael Jackson's estate has generated more than $310 million in the two years since the pop singer died deeply in debt, enabling executors to distribute a preliminary payment of $30 million to Jackson's mother and children, and to unnamed charities, according to recently filed court documents.

Executors also disclosed Tuesday that Jackson's mother, Katherine, is putting the family's fabled Encino compound up for sale and wants the executors to negotiate the purchase of a new residence for her and the children, Paris, Prince and Michael Joseph Jr., known as Blanket.

The Encino property, where Jackson grew up and where several of his siblings lived in a cottage near their parents' home was appraised at $4.15 million in 2010 but has since undergone extensive renovation. Katherine Jackson and the children moved out and have been living at a leased Calabasas home that is for sale for about $10 million. The executors said Katherine Jackson has identified a number of homes in that price range that would suit her needs and that of the children.

The executors said the trust and the California attorney general's office, which is representing charities as beneficiaries of the estate, have been pressing for distribution of funds.

The executors, John Branca and John McClain, filed a detailed accounting of finances since Jackson's death on June 25, 2009. By the end of last year, the estate had produced more than $310 million in gross revenues. "Since that date, the estate assets have continued to generate additional income," the executors said.

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Katy Perry announces new single!

~*~*~The One That Got Away~*~*~



"Nothing ventured, nothing gained."

Such is the thinking, as voiced by EMI Music/Capitol Records EVP/marketing and promotion Greg Thompson, behind the label's decision to release a sixth pop radio single from Katy Perry's album, "Teenage Dream."

The set's "The One That Got Away" goes for airplay next month.

Thus, should "One" follow the first five singles from "Dream" to the top, Perry would become the first artist to crack open a six-pack of Hot 100 No. 1s from one album.

The label stressed that it is not specifically releasing "One" with the hopes of rewriting Hot 100 history. Rather, the decision factors in Perry's fondness for the song, its ear-catching hook and her obvious track record of success at pop radio.

"If it goes to No. 1, that would be great," said Thompson. "If not, we still have a Katy song on the radio in fourth quarter," potentially fueling further sales for "Dream" in the busiest of shopping seasons.

Even if "One" is not a Hot 100 No. 1, Perry still offers her fans the gift of a Yuletide-timed release. If it does reach the apex, Perry herself opens the gift of unprecedented Hot 100 history.

Adding to the song's chart-topping potential: a "touch-up," i.e., a Dr. Luke-produced radio edit of the album version (which he also produced), according to Thompson, and a video. The label is currently "reading treatments" for the proposed clip. (Perry penned the song with Dr. Luke (Lukasz Gottwald) and Max Martin). [source]
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Mark Burnett: Christina "is not going anywhere"!


Forget all that rubbish about Christina Aguilera leaving The Voice.

Despite rumors earlier this week that producers wanted the "Beautiful" songbird off the show, I have the real scoop straight from the top.

Executive producer Mark Burnett tells me nothing could be further from the truth.

"You're the first person I've spoken to about this," Burnett said at this morning's Emmys red carpet rollout with Jane Lynch (Burnett's producing Sunday's big awards show). "Christina is absolutely staying. She is not going anywhere, 100 percent. We were emailing with Christina yesterday. They're all back."

Burnett hinted at how he thinks the rumor got started.

"It's ridiculous," he said. "You know what it is? Nervous other shows. So you know what I say [to that]? 'Good try.' "

NBC has also shot down the speculation, while Aguilera's rep assured E! News when the report first surfaced that it was "absolutely false."

The new season of The Voice with Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and host Carson Daly premieres on Feb. 5 after NBC's coverage of Super Bowl XLVI.

In fact, Cee Lo told me earlier this summer he knew of no plans to change the lineup.

"It's not broke so why try to fix it?" he said. "Everybody's on board and everybody's enthusiastic about doing a second season."

And that's music to our ears.

Source: http://uk.eonline.com/news/marc_malkin/christina_aguilera_voice_shes_not_going/263686


I love the shade towards the other shows. I see what you did there, Mark. ;-)
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King rat Jeremy Kyle spreads himself across the USA. Be prepared.


Jeremy Kyle gets tough with America in a preview video for the upcoming US version of his daytime series.

ITV Studios announced last year that it would produce the show, which will be syndicated across the United States on stations belonging to FOX, CBS, Hearst and more, reaching 90% of the country.

Ahead of its launch on September 19, seven minutes of footage has been previewed, showing Kyle as he takes his no-nonsense approach with a variety of guests.

Among those featured are a mother who does not approve of her daughter's boyfriends, a couple who receive lie detector results, and an estranged father and daughter seeking to repair their relationship.

Kyle began presenting The Jeremy Kyle Show in the UK in 2005. The morning talkshow was named 'Best Daytime Series' at the TV Choice Awards last night.

Filmed in New York, The Jeremy Kyle Show premieres in the US on Monday, September 19.

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Cherly Cole visits troops in Afghanistan to film tv special.

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Cheryl Cole has gone to Afghanistan to visit members of the armed forces in the country. 

The Girls Aloud star arrived at Camp Bastion in Helmand Province last night, where she will film a special tribute for The Mirror's Pride of Britain Awards.

The singer said she was "delighted" to be making the trip, which will be shown on TV next month.

"Cheryl's amazed by the courage of all those serving our country. When she was invited to go out to see them in Afghanistan, she immediately said 'yes'," a source told The Mirror. "She thinks it's such a great cause and they deserve all the recognition they get."

On board a 12-hour military flight yesterday, the former X Factor judge was given her own body armour and protective helmet which she wore as the plane entered Afghan airspace.


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Legendtina continues to prove why she's the #1 Hollywood mom!

Christina Aguilera has revealed that her three-year-old son Max is the 'love of her life'.



The singer said that the happiness of her little boy, who she had with ex-husband Jordan Bratman, is her priority.

'The best thing about being a mum is seeing my son Max smile every day. He is truly the love of my life and knowing that he's happy makes me happy,' she told Hello! magazine.

'A great deal of my happiness revolves around my son. The best days are when I just get to lay in bed with him, get cosy in the blankets and watch a classic Disney movie like Alice In Wonderland.'

Although she loves motherhood, the 30-year-old said it is sometimes good to indulge her wilder side on the stage.

She explained, 'When I'm at home being a mum I'm in my sweatpants. There are two different sides of me, the side of me that will sing my son to sleep at night and be a mummy in bed, cuddling with him and then there's the side of me that gets out on stage and is quite the extrovert and the artist.

'It's always important for me to express that side of myself as well.'

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Amazing woman <3 Is able to find a healthy balance between being a Hollywood A-lister and being a mom, loves her child, doesn't drop him, etc...
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WATCH OUT JESSICA SIMPSON, ANOTHER FADING SINGER IS LAUNCHING A SHOE COLLECTION!


     The announcement comes as it was reported the singer and former X Factor judge has flown to Afghanistan to meet British troops in a bid to boost morale.

he Girls Aloud singer will also be choosing her favourite fashion pieces from the online retailer's collection as well as sharing style tips with the sites users.

Juliet Warkentin, shief creative officer for Stylistpick.com, said: ' We are thrilled to be working with Cheryl'.

The shoe collection will launch in December in time for Christmas.

Cheryl follows in the footsteps of another girldband fashionista, Victoria Beckham.

The 28-year-old is no stranger to the world of fashion and style having appeared on the covers of British Vogue and Elle magazines, as well as appearing as the face of L'Oreal.


Cheryl was named the best dressed female of 2011 by Cosmopolitan and will be using her fashion forward expertise to help shape the collection


A spokesperson for Stylistpick.com today said that Cheryl will be 'overseeing every step of the process, from concept to design and packaging'.


The shoe collection is part of a wider collaboration between the former X Factor judge and the fashion service website.


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Adam Lambert And Designer Jonny Cota Talk Fashion And Music on MTV Playground



MTV European Network's Talk@Playground segments pair two of music and fashion's super creative minds to discuss ideas and inspiration. The latest installment aired in Europe this week has Adam Lambert and long time friend and founder of Skingraft Designs Jonny Cota sitting down for a short chat about using fashion as a key part of the creative process, hippie jeans and hemp jewelry.

Previous pairing have included The Black Eyed Peas & Jean-Charles De Castelbajac, Beth Ditto & Fred Butler, and Lady Gaga & Craig Lawrence.

Source: MTV Talk@Playground: Adam Lambert and Jonny Cota

Lambert has also been tapped to guest on the Sundance Channel show "All On The Line," where fashion designers submit to a top-to-bottom audit by Elle Creative Director and series star Joe Zee.

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Queen Coco has a wardrobe malfunction



Coco made quite an entrance during Richie Rich‘s special runway show held at Lavo Nightclub. Just as the curvacious reality star got ready to strut her stuff, she had a major wardrobe malfunction — flashing the entire audience with a nip slip. Although clearly shocked, Coco quickly pulled up her top and remained a total pro.

After the show, the bodacious babe told Celebuzz that the outfit was a recipe for disaster because she didn’t know what she would be wearing until ten minutes before show time. With no time for fittings, Coco admits that the black and white minidress she finally put on was “a little too short.”

“The fabric was so slippery. I knew there was going to be a malfunction!” she said, shrugging her shoulders. “Oh well. That’s life. What are you going to do?”

She quickly changed into her second runway look: a curve-hugging SVEDKA_GRL Halloween costume, created by Richie Rich specially for SVEDKA Vodka. She struck a pose and clearly looked more comfortable wearing this ensemble.
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Dan Stevens' Downton Abbey Interview on BBC Breakfast

The second series of Downton Abbey is upon us, and we are graced yet again by the presence of Dan Stevens aka Matthew Crawley on BBC Breakfast.

Their interview contains some spoilers, so watch at your own risk!

Interview Part 1:


And more DA goodness in Part 2:


I AM SO EXCITED FOR SERIES 2 I CAN'T EVEN.

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The Secret Circle's Gale Harold Dishes on His Killer Role



We can say this for Gale Harold: The man loves his destruction. Fictional destruction, that is.

We recently chatted with Harold about his killer role on the CW's new drama The Secret Circle, which centers on a young coven of witches. Harold plays Charles Meade, the father of one of the coven members, who is also a witch and is manipulating his daughter Diana (Shelley Hennig) & Co to accomplish...something. Just call him the wicked witch of Chance Harbor.

So is it just going to be all killin' and mind games for Harold on Thursday nights? Here's what he told us.

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Ian Somerhalder Talks 'Vampire Diaries' Season 3: Drama, Nudity & More

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After last season's huge cliffhanger finale -- hell, cliffhanger season -- we're now faced with some big changes over at 'The Vampire Diaries.' Stefan is bad, Damon is good ... oh, this is gonna be fun.

I caught up with star Ian Somerhalder to talk all about Damon's latest dilemma: Having to take care of the girl he loves but can never have.

He also teased some more Damon drama in Season 3 (premieres Thurs., Sept. 15, 8PM ET on The CW), including how "pissed off" he is that his brother Stefan has taken off with that "prick" Klaus, and why Damon's annoyed with the idea of spending another three-quarters of a century in Mystic Falls.

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Nicki Minaj copies unsightly outfit




Earlier this week, Nicki Minaj made headlines when she sat next to a soberly-dressed Anna Wintour, wearing a rainbow, shoulder-pad-dress-concoction completely covered in neon pom-poms, at Carolina Herrera’s Spring 2012 runway show. Everyone had a good laugh, and prasied Minaj for her gusto and originality... except that, as it turns, the hip-hop singer was wearing a flagrant rip-off of another designer's work.

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Kat Graham Graces Prestige Hong Kong Magazine

SINGER, ACTRESS, DANCER and model – there’s little that talented Kat Graham hasn’t turned her hand to. We haven’t even mentioned that she’s drop-dead gorgeous, and we can add funny to that list too. Mostly known for her role as Bonnie in the hit TV series The Vampire Diaries, the ambitious, 22-year-old starlet, who is half Liberian and half Russian, can also hold her own when it comes to fashion and style.

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Witches and Love Triangles and Covens, Oh My! Star Thomas Dekker Dishes on The Secret Circle

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Much like those pesky robots sent from the future to protect John Connor on Fox’s now defunct action adventure that was TERMINATOR: THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES, Thomas Dekker is back. Yet unlike his previous role that saw the young actor spend the better part of two seasons struggling to accept the responsibility that comes with being singled out as humanity’s last hope, his newest character is only too happy to bear the burden. Which was just one of the reasons Dekker decided to return to the small screen as Adam, the de facto leader of the titular Coven on the CW’s much-anticipated companion piece to THE VAMPIRE DIARIES, THE SECRET CIRCLE. But just what else attracted him to the role following a two and a half year absence spent shooting movies? We caught up with Dekker at the recent Television Critics Association Press Tour in Los Angeles to find out just that. See for yourself after the jump.


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No, Hollywood. NO!

Christina Hendricks wants you to know she'd be perfectly happy to swap that practical gold necklace with the pen (her signature accessory as hyper-efficient office manager Joan on 'Mad Men') for a golden lasso. She's game to play Wonder Woman.


Away from her day job on the AMC series, Hendricks' movie career is heating up. She has two films opening this weekend and a third in the can. About the only way it could get hotter is if she were cast as the lead in a superhero franchise. Which is what her 'Drive' director Nicolas Winding Refn would like to do.

He's spoken often about how much he'd like to make a Wonder Woman movie and cast the Amazonian Hendricks as the superheroine. Now, Hendricks has finally responded. In an interview with New York Magazine's Vulture blog, she said of Winding Refn's offer, "I think he is such an extraordinary and exceptional director, that if he asked me to do it, I would do it in a heartbeat."

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Look, I won't deny the fact that she's a flawless actress; but, she doesn't look anything like Diana/Wonder Woman. If she wants to portray a female comic character, then let her portray Poison Ivy, Barbara Gordon, or, heck, even Copycat.