November 7th, 2011

Justin Bieber

Mariah Yeater ain't backing down, She has "proof"



Teen pop sensation Justin Bieber has been in the news lately because Mariah Yeater claims she had sexual relations with Bieber backstage after a concert and that her 3-month-old son is Bieber's. She is suing for child support, while Bieber says after he takes a paternity test, he'll be suing Yeater.

Now Yeater speaks out about the whole affair. She recounts her side of the story for "The Insider," "He immediately took a liking to me. We just got to talking ... then he eventually asked me, 'Would you mind if we could go somewhere and be alone.'"

"Then when we got to what turned out to be a bathroom, his whole demeanor changed. It went from cute and gushy to more aggressive," Mariah continues.

"I have provided evidence to my attorneys and it'll show in court to prove that my allegations are true," she finishes. When asked why Bieber's security guard says he never left Bieber's side that night and that Justin went straight to the car following the concert, Mariah says, "No comment."

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Teaser Poster + Synopsis for Jesse Eisenberg’s criminal magician flick, “Now You See Me”



In 2009′s “Zombieland” Jesse Eisenberg’s Columbus gains an unlikely friend in Woody Harrelson‘s Tallahassee as they team up to battle the undead. So when the news broke that they would be teaming up again, this time to outwit the FBI as criminal magicians, well, Louis Leterrier’s Now You See Me quickly became one of our most anticipated films!

Now, thanks to the American Film Market (via, once again, Collider!), we have an official synopsis of the film, as well as the first promotional poster. The film also stars Dave Franco, Melanie Laurent, Isla Fisher, as well as Michael Caine, Mark Ruffalo and Morgan Freeman, and revolves around a group of highly skilled magicians who pull off bank robberies during their performances, ending their shows by showering their audience with the stolen money.

With such a great mix of up and coming actors and established names, we can’t wait for January 18th, 2013, which is when it is due to open across America.

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS
The Four Horsemen, a magic super-group led by the charismatic ATLAS (Jesse Eisenberg), perform a pair of high-tech magic shows, first astonishing audiences by robbing a bank on another continent, and then exposing a white-collar criminal and funneling his millions into the audience members’ bank accounts.

FBI Special Agent DYLAN (Mark Ruffalo) is determined to make the magicians pay for their crimes—and to stop them before they pull off what promises to be an even more audacious heist. But he’s forced to partner with ALMA (Melanie Laurent), an Interpol detective about whom he is instantly suspicious. Out of desperation he turns to THADDEUS (Morgan Freeman), a famed magic debunker, who claims the bank heist was accomplished using disguises and video trickery. One thing Dylan and Alma agree on is that the Horsemen must have an outside point person, and that finding him (or her) is key to ending the magicians’ crime spree. Could it be Thaddeus? Or Alma? Or could it really be…magic?

As pressure mounts and the world awaits the Horsemen’s spectacular final trick, Dylan and Alma race to find an answer. But it soon becomes painfully clear that staying one step ahead of these masters of illusion is beyond the skills of any one man—or woman.
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Oh Lawd! Here Are Some of Outfits, Models and Sketches From the VS Fittings

We've already seen Chanel Iman's fittings. Now it's Adriana's fittings with some of the models that are gonna be on the show. I also have one pic of Doutzen and one of Miranda.
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The Saturday's Una Healy Expecting a Girl!



Pop star Una Healy of The Saturdays has spoken of her delight at discovering she is expecting a baby girl.

The 30-year-old Irish beauty and her England rugby star boyfriend Ben Foden reveal the news in this weeks HELLO!.

They found out the sex of their first child, which is due in March, at Una's 20-week scan last week.

Una told the magazine: "I come from a family of girls, I went to an all-girls school and I'm in a girl band, so I guess it's fitting that I;m having a daughter." Ben added: "I am delighted."

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Congrats to my 2nd favorite Saturday!! <33
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Kim Kardashian caught in another lie: She's owned her engagement ring for years!



From Celebslam.com: There's been a few reports over the weekend that there's an alleged clause in Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries' prenup that she has to pay him $2 million if she wants to keep the 20.5 carat engagement ring he "bought" her. TMZ says:
Ironically, without a special clause in the prenup, Kim would have been the proud owner outright, because once they became man and wife, the ring would have been Kim's. Since the couple is now kaput -- the diamond is in Kim's court. We're told KK still LOVES the ring -- and will pay Kris so she can keep it.
Kim's mom Kris even appeared on Fox & Friends last week and said Kim shouldn't have to give the ring back:
"This is the first time I'm hearing that. That's between them -- a gift is a gift. If you look at the etiquette books, it says keep a present. But I don't think Kim is as concerned about that as else. I don't think it's about the gifts or the money, it's about what she's feeling. It's about two people and how their lives are changing."
Interesting that Kris said Kim shouldn't have to give the ring back. Why would she give it back? It's her ring. The picture on the left was taken of Kim in 2007 (another pic here); the one on the right is from the People story announcing her engagement earlier this year. In other words, she bought her own damn engagement ring, gave it to Kris to give to her, and now her mom is giving interviews about whether she should be allowed to keep the "gift." I like to steal Halloween candy from little kids and even I think this family is unconscionable. They should go into politics.


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Emma Watson blends in as she joins her university mates for Q & A with Johnny Depp

She's usually the one being asked all the hard questions by the media.  But Emma Watson was just another university student over the weekend when Johnny Depp came to visit.

The Hollywood heavyweight was being quizzed at Oxford after a screening of his new movie, The Rum Diary. 


Chatting away: Emma Watson blended in with her classmates as she attended a Q & A session with Hollywood A-lister Johnny Depp at Oxford university

And despite Emma's star status, she may have had to battle for the in-demand tickets as much as anyone else.

The event proved was so popular a ballot for tickets had to be held.

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Goddess Jessica Chastain to play Princess Diana

It was just over a year ago that it was revealed that two rival Princess Diana biopics were in the works. One, from producer Stephen Evans, was going to be based on the book “Diana: Closely Guarded Secret” by Diana’s lifelong bodyguard, Ken Wharfe. The film was budgeted at $30 million, with boasts of Charlize Theron and Ewan McGregor circling roles. Meanwhile, Pathé films was also developing a biopic with names like Keira Knightley and Dame Helen Mirren (as the Queen Mother) being tossed around. But it seems, a third project has now leapt into the pole position and it’s bringing along some surprising talent.

2011’s omnipresent Jessica Chastain will dye her hair and cut it short (no, pls wear a wig omg), taking the lead as Princess Diana in “Caught In Flight,” which is sure to be a highly controversial take on her life. Written by Steven Jeffreys (”The Libertine”), the film will focus on Diana’s affair with Dr. Hasnat Kahn that lasted from 1995 until a few months before her death in 1997. He was regarded by many to be the love of her life, and she was said to be devastated when the relationship was over, with some speculating that she dated Dodi Fayed in order to make him jealous. And indeed, the script “Caught In Flight” will apparently portray the Princess “as a damaged person who stalks the doctor after he ends the affair.”

No stranger to tough material, “Downfall” and “Das Experiment” director Oliver Hirschbiegel will direct the film which is already in pre-production. Lensing is gearing up to start in March, with shooting planned for Pakistan, Angola, the South of France and Paris for the film budgeted around $15 million.

It’s certainly a big gear change for Chastain, who will have to wear a British accent for the first time onscreen, in addition to undergoing a complete transformation into a public figure known and beloved by millions. With this picture, the sci-fi spectacle “Horizons” and the Guillermo Del Toro produced horror “Mama” on the way, Chastain refuses to be pigeonholed, with her upcoming roles among her most interesting yet. [Thompson On Hollywood]

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ERW and others at Young Hollywood Roundtable



On November 4, Friday, young Hollyood stars Evan Rachel Wood, Kirsten Dunst, Armie Hammer, and Anton Yelchin gathered for an AFI Fest event. The quartet participated in the LA Times Young Hollywood Roundtable at Mann Chinese 6 in Hollywood.

Evan, 24, Anton, 22, Kirsten, 29, and Armie, 25, took part in a talk with Amy Kaufman of the LA Times to discuss life in Hollywood and the competition associated with awards season as part of AFI FEST 2011.

The four actors were chosen for their distinguished work and because they are the “buzzworthy actors of their generation,” according to the LA Times.

Leather was the theme for Kirsten Dunst. Melancholia must have been on her mind as the actress wore all-black at the event. Kirsten picked a Derek Lam number with a below-the-knee, flared skirt. As The Fashion Court noted, the biggest problem with Kirsten's look was her undergarments... or lack thereof. The whole look would be much improved if Kirsten had more support underneath the dress. Her Chanel ankle boots did not help either.

Evan Rachel Wood definitely looked more put-together at the LA Times Young Hollywood Roundtable. Except, she seemed more put-together for the boardroom rather than the AFI Fest. the True Blood actress wore a grey Christian Dior button detail dress, which she paired with black Ferragamo pumps.

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Chris Colfer Tells Us All About His "First Time"—and Why Glee's Big Sex Episode Is So Important

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Is there anything more panic-inducing than (gulp) your first time? How about millions upon millions of people witnessing the event?

OK, so it is just his TV character going all the way in this week's Glee, but Chris Colfer still has every right to be nervous about America witnessing Kurt and Blaine (Darren Criss) lose their virginities to each other. It's the episode everyone has been talking about this season (some crazy reporter even called it a "Glee Sex Riot!"), and it's some of Chris' finest work yet. In part one of our interview with Chris, he gives us an in-depth look at his reaction to getting the storyline, filming a love scene with Darren, and the importance of their characters taking that step...
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Mickey Rourke drops out of "Seven Psychopaths," remains classy



Back in October, it was reported that Mickey Rourke dropped out of The Expendables 2 so he could negotiate to appear in Martin McDonagh's Seven Psychopaths with Colin Farrell, Christopher Walken and Sam Rockwell. About that: "The director was a jerkoff. He wanted a whole lot for nothing," Rourke told Moviefone late last week during an interview for Immortals. When asked to confirm that he won't appear in the thriller, Rourke had this to say about McDonagh (In Bruges): "He can go play with himself."

In Seven Psychopaths, Farrell (a Golden Globe-winner for his role in In Bruges) plays a screenwriter who crosses paths with a brutal gangster, thanks to his reckless friends. Rourke is still listed as in the cast on IMDb, but is not mentioned in the film's first synopsis, as posted to Collider:

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Wow, he is just completely out of fucks to give, isn't he. Side-eyeing him pretty hard; McDonagh is fucking awesome. And I've already seen Immortals and he's pretty basic in it. He has one really great fight scene, but otherwise he kinda phones it in, IMO.
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Lindsay Lohan Costing California Taxpayers "Millions"

Given her years-long saga in the California court system that led to her hours-long incarceration, Lohan could have cost taxpayers over $250,000 per hour of the jail time she just served, experts say.

… “From logistics to the transcript reporters to the clerks, it is exorbitantly expensive to have a court appearance. It is important we understand what a waste of time this is,” former federal prosecutor Michael Wildes of Wildes & Weinberg told Fox411.com. “It costs tens of thousands of dollars per court appearance for all the clerks, the security, and those court reporters who get paid by the page, not to mention all the collateral support for something like this. Plus it diverts the administration of justice for other matters.”

“It has likely cost taxpayers millions of dollars,” attorney Vikki Ziegler contends. “This has been a four year ordeal that taxpayers in California must foot. That includes salaries for judges, prosecutors, court officers, court reporters, clerks, [and] other law enforcement professionals, who must all be paid, to have touched the Lohan case directly or indirectly in one shape or another.”


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blonde beauties post: kirsten dunst + michelle williams at the afi festival

Hi, welcome to my post featuring two of my blonde favs. The Michelle half consists of the My Week With Marilyn Gala at AFI Film Festival, Dom Coop and Julia Ormond also make appearances; cute and fashionable LAX candids and two new Marilyn clips in which Marilyn and Colin sneak away from set, and Vivien Leigh meets Marilyn.

The Kiki half features her being fashion forward, as per, at the AFI Melancholia screening, the Young Hollywood roundtable, in REM's last ever music video for "We All Go Back To Where We Belong"; on Good Morning America and ready for a hoedown on Jimmy Fallon.

My Week with Marilyn Gala

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Amy and her double AA batteries out in Beverly Hills



Amy Poehler carries her cutie pie son, Archie, on Sunday (November 6) as they visit Tom’s Toys in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Also along for the trip was Amy’s 15-month-old son, Abel!

Amy and Abel went grocery shopping late last month - be sure to check out pics of the funny faces he makes if you haven’t seen them yet.

There’s an all-new Parks and Rec on Thursday! In "The Treaty", Leslie hosts a Model U.N. while Ron looks for someone who can replace Tom.

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Yes, a WHERE'S WALDO? Movie is in The Works


If you're like me then you spent many childhood afternoons searching for that smiling prick Waldo as he wandered from location to location. Beach to jungle, jungle to The Renaissance, The Renaissance to the arctic, that guy just wouldn't stay still. How does a man with a cane walk so much?

If those questions still haunt you then you might be excited to hear that MGM has acquired the feature film rights to the popular book series and are planning a live-action WHERE'S WALDO? film.

Here's MGM's President of Motion Picture Group Jonathan Glickman:
"We are thrilled to be bringing the search for Waldo to the big screen. Along with our partners at Classic Media, we look forward to making a worldwide adventure that will appeal to 'Where's Waldo?' fans of all ages."
The first book, written by Martin Handford, was published in 1987. It consisted of a bunch of elaborate drawings that featured the hidden Waldo. Kids would search each page, looking at every small detailed inch in hopes of the red and white beanie that Waldo never took off. The first book was followed by many others plus toys, video games and now iPhone apps.

What type of movie will WHERE'S WALDO? be? Family friendly obviously but will Waldo be the main character or will it be about others trying to find him? I'd love to see a movie in the vein of THE BOURNE IDENTITY with Waldo outsmarting an intelligence agency and beating the shit out of operatives with his cane. I doubt that will happen but a guy can dream, right?

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Deadmau5 leaves em’ raving





If you’re of a certain age, it could be considered Revenge of the Ravers.

If you weren’t one of the many dance-music fans in attendance old enough to remember the City of Toronto’s turn-of-the-millennium anti-rave witch hunt, Deadmau5’s triumphant homecoming gig before more than 20,000 frothing fans at the Rogers Centre on Saturday night still stood, I’m sure, as one of the most righteous dance parties ever to hit this town.

The Niagara Falls-raised electronic producer, born Joel Zimmerman, handily beat the stadium’s brains out with the dazzling multimedia barrage of hard-as-nails big-room techno and high-tech production values he’s been carting around to transatlantic festival fields since the beginning of the summer.

The final gig of the tour, though, was a landmark moment in more ways than one. Deadmau5 became the first Canadian artist ever in the Rogers Centre’s 22-year history to headline the gargantuan venue, for one thing, putting this scrawny miscreant in an oversized “Mau5-head” mask in the same league as U2, Coldplay and the Rolling Stones. He also picked up a platinum sales award for last year’s 4x4=12 album before the gig, the only one handed out to an Anglo-Canadian performer thus far in 2011.

So, yeah, Zimmerman is having a pretty good year. But in successfully mounting what was essentially a massive rave in the city’s largest indoor concert venue — with opening support from similarly popular Toronto electro-exports Crystal Castles and MSTRKRFT — he’s also served symbolic notice that a new era of massive dance events may be upon Toronto.

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Julian Lennon's Mea Culpa!




John Lennon's son Julian insists he was joking when he recently accused his late dad's Beatles bandmate Paul McCartney of "snubbing" him.

Singer/songwriter Julian took to his Facebook.com page last month to apparently blast McCartney for not inviting him to his recent wedding to American heiress Nancy Shevell and ignoring him at a reception in New York.

But he has now posted an update on the social networking website to tell fans his comments were a light-hearted joke which snowballed out of control.

He writes, "Seems many have taken my comment from the other week a little too far... It was truly written, hand on heart, with a whimsical heart... The situation was laughable, more than anything... Wasn't whining... just stating the facts... Obviously people misplace & mistake my sense of humour & character... C'est La Vie."

Julian is Lennon's son from his first marriage to Cynthia Powell.

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Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Emma Roberts may join James Franco in Harmony Korine film



Harmony Korine has set his next project with "Spring Breakers," the story of four college girls who rob a restaurant to pay for their trip to the beach, with James Franco attached and Emma Roberts, Vanessa Hudgens and Selena Gomez in talks to star.

Should Hudgens and Gomez's deals close, the risque, avant garde material for which Korine is known would be a change of pace from the safe Disney Channel fare that launched them to stardom. It'll also be a dark turn for Franco, who's coming off Disney's "Oz: The Great and Powerful."

Korine, whose previous pic was "Trash Humpers," is best known for penning Larry Clark's "Kids," as well as writing and directing "Gummo" and "Mister Lonely." He will write and helm "Spring Breakers."

Roberts would play a Southerner who feeds off danger, while Gomez would play a religious girl. The rest of the group would include Hudgens. Franco will co-star as a drug and arms dealer who bails them out of jail.

MJZ prexy David Zander will produce with Chris Hanley of Muse Prods., as well as Charles-Marie Anthonioz ("Trash Humpers") and Jordan Gertner. Production will take place during spring break in Florida.

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Brett Ratner In Trouble Again For Saying Rehearsal Is For Fags



Brett Ratner, let's be honest, has never been known for the most erudite wit or even ability to say anything that made him seem like more than an overprivileged, under-talented rich kid. But he might have outdone himself at a screening of his new movie Tower Heist over the weekend, when answering a question about the kind of rehearsing he did with his actors on the shoot. According to people who were at the screening, via Vulture, Ratner "waved his hand dismissively and said, 'Rehearsing is for fags.' " No word on whether he got a laugh out of it, but given the assumptions I make about the people who paid to see Tower Heist based on how mediocre it is, I wouldn't be surprised.

On one hand, there's not really a point in attacking a guy based on a single dumb comment he made, especially when it comes hand in hand with the many other dumb Brett Ratner comments out there, like his Attack of the Show appearance in which he talked about sleeping with the show's former host, Olivia Munn. On the other hand, come on dude. He knows better than that, and proved as much when he issued an apology to The Wrap, saying it was a "dumb way of expressing myself," and trotting out the apology that's common for people who get caught saying something offensive: "Everyone who knows me knows that I don’t have a prejudiced bone in my body." Yeah, usually it sounds more believable before you say something offensive in public.

Brett Ratner is getting ready to produce the Oscars, which isn't called "the gay Super Bowl" for nothing. He hopes to direct an adaptation of Wicked, and you don't need to tell me the historical connection between the gay community and Broadway. Ratner just stuck his foot in his mouth at the exact moment it's the least convenient for him. Really, it couldn't have happened to a more deserving guy.

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Drake doesn't see it for social networking sites

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On Tumblr
“I’m really scared for my generation, you know. The thing that scares me the most is Tumblr. I hate what Tumblr has become. Because it like, it reminds me of those cliquey girls in high school that used to make fun of everyone else and define what was cool, but in five years, when you all graduate, that sh*t doesn’t matter. No one gives a f**k about that sh*t. Instead of kids going out and making their own moments, they’re just taking these images and living vicariously through other people’s moments. It just kills me. Then you’ll meet them and they’re just the biggest turkey in the world. They don’t actually embody any of those things. They just emulate. It’s scary man, simulation life that we’re living. It scares me.”

On Twitter
“I’ll tell you, my biggest thing was, I remember, it was on Twitter. I remember the day my mom was getting surgery and someone came on Twitter and they were like, ‘Yo, Drake, I hope your mom dies.’ You don’t really mean that. Like, you know you’re going to see something bad. Out of 1000 compliments, it’s so crazy. It’s basically, like, when you used to sit there as a kid, and want to know what everyone is thinking. That’s your superpower. [Twitter is] knowing what everyone is thinking.”

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Anton Yelchin joins “Very Good Girls”


One of our favourite male rising stars is joining two of our favourite female rising stars in Naomi Foner’s Very Good Girls.

Dakota Fanning and Elizabeth Olsen signed on back in May to play two teenage girls, who after graduating from high school move to New York City, where each girl becomes determined to lose her virginity – to the same charismatic street artist. At the time, we knew that Peter Sarsgaard, Dustin Hoffman and Sissy Spacek were also onboard, and we contemplated the possibility that Sarsgaard may be the street artist.

Well, word has now come, from Jake Gyllenhall (Foner’s son) that Anton Yelchin has also signed on to the film – and although we still have no confirmation about which role he will be taking, we think that Yelchin as the street artist makes much more sense – and the thought of Yelchin, Olsen and Fanning is one film makes this one of our highly anticipated films of 2012!

This has been a good year for Yelchin, who has broke out in a big way thanks to the festival hit “Like Crazy” with Felicity Jones, and has gone on to win several breakthrough awards, from HIFF and the Hollywood Awards. Up next for Yelchin is a role in the adaptation Odd Thomas also starring Addison Timlin.

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Rufus Sewell re-teams with Dark City helmer Alex Proyas for Paradise Lost



Rufus Sewell is set to re-team with his DARK CITY director, Alex Proyas, for the latter's blockbuster film version of PARADISE LOST, reports Variety. Sewell will play Samael, Lucifer's (Bradley Cooper) partisan who urges him to start the rebellion in Heaven.


Sewell is no stranger to playing baddies; the actor has been a villain in everything from BLESS THE CHILD to A KNIGHT'S TALE to the upcoming ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER. (It's worth noting that Abe Lincoln himself, Benjamin Walker, is also in PARADISE LOST.)


Sewell joins a big cast that includes Cooper, Walker, Casey Affleck, Sam Reid, Djimon Hounsou, Diego Boneta, Callan McAuliffe and Camilla Belle. The screenplay was toiled over by no less than five writers, including Lawrence Kasdan, Stuart Hazeldine, Ryan Condal, Byron Willinger and Philip de Blasi


Inspired by the epic 17th-century poem by John Milton, PARADISE LOST tells the story of the epic war in heaven between archangels Michael and Lucifer, including the latter's role in Adam and Eve's fall from grace.


The film has an unspecified 2013 release date.

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Australian ABC pulls funding for mini-series because it stars a US actor



THE ABC has pulled funding from a major TV miniseries starring Holly Hunter because it did not want an American actor playing an Australian.

The national broadcaster had reportedly committed about $600,000 to the six-part series Top of the Lake, but opted out when it learned that Mad Men's Elisabeth Moss had been cast in the lead role.

US-born Moss will play an Australian police officer in the made-for-tv mystery written and directed by Jane Campion.

An ABC spokeswoman said: "We went into this with the understanding the lead actor would be an Australian but when that could not happen we removed ourselves from the deal.

"We love Elisabeth Moss but she's not an Australian."

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ONTD’s Oscar Post, week 3

J. Edgar stumbles


On January 24th 2012, the nominations will be announced for the 84th Academy Awards. This year, we’ll try to do our own coverage of the changes from week to week, doing averages based on the opinions of Oscar bloggers around the web, looking into the gossip, rumors and smear campaigns that will start popping out soon enough, to come up with the names that are most likely to get the coveted nominations (last week’s post here).
This week, we start our coverage of the Screenplay category.



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Alan Silvestri confirmed to score "The Avengers"



Things have quieted down on the news front for The Avengers, following the teaser trailer premiere and the superhero extravaganza’s showing at the 2011 New York Comic-Con. Plus, writer/director Joss Whedon and his technical team reportedly began post-production on the Marvel flick just over a month ago (from the current time of writing).

However, today we can confirm a certain Avengers rumor – namely, that multiple Oscar-nominated composer Alan Silvestri (who most recently scored Marvel’s Captain America: The First Avenger) is onboard to provide musical accompaniment for the film.

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I was kinda crossing my fingers for Patrick Doyle, but this is good too! I love his work on Cast Away. Also: I found out a few weeks ago that the DP is the same guy who did Atonement, aka the prettiest movie your eyeballs have EVER BEHELD. FUCKING SUCCESS~
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Dr. Conrad Murray Verdict Watch!!


The jury just notified the court ... they have reached a verdict in the Dr. Conrad Murray manslaughter trial.

TMZ has learned ... Dr. Murray is currently with his family in Santa Monica. He should be arriving to the courthouse shortly.

Guilty, not guilty -- the verdict will be announced at 1:00 PM PST. Stay tuned. We're streaming LIVE inside AND outside the courthouse while we wait.

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Nicki Minaj to Perform at ‘Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show’

Nicki Minaj is headed to the runway. The platinum raptress will strut her stuff with a performance on “The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show” later this month.

Nicki has been added to the lineup after Cee Lo Green pulled out. She joins previously announced performers Kanye West and Maroon 5.

The annual event will be taped on November 9 in New York City and air on November 29 at 10 p.m. on CBS. Supermodels Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, Miranda Kerr, Doutzen Kroes, and other Victoria’s Secret Angels will hit the catwalk.

In addition, Nicki will provide the entertainment at the launch for Versace for H&M tomorrow in New York, along with Prince.
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A History of Naked Men in Film and a Discussion of the Naked Male Form


Over on GQ this month, Julieanne Smolinski ponders male nudity in film, and surmises that it doesn’t do much for her. From my perspective, at least, she’s not wrong: Who really wants to see a floppy dangler or a hairy bag of balls blown up 10 sizes on the big screen? There’s nothing wrong with the male form, of course, it’s just not really … pleasant. As Smolinski notes, male nudity is better utilized as a comedic device instead of an erotic one.

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Pretty Little Liars Star Ryan Merriman Charged With DUI

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Actor Ryan Merriman -- known for his roles on ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars and Disney Channel's Smart House -- was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence on Sunday, E! News reports.

The 28-year-old was pulled over for a routine traffic violation when "officers observed symptoms that he had been drinking and driving," according to Kathy Lowe, spokeswoman for the Newport Beach Police Department.

"They performed a field sobriety test which he then failed," Lowe said.

Merriman was booked at a nearby police station on DUI charges. His bail was set at $2,500, though it's unclear if it has been posted.

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The Conrad Murray Trial - Verdict Post: Part 2

Michael Jackson's doctor found GUILTY of involuntary manslaughter


(ABOVE: Michael Jackson, seen rehearsing "Earth Song" just 12 hours before his death.)

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Click the links below for summaries of each day of the Murray trial:

DAY 1 summary -- Prosecution & defense give opening statements
DAY 2 summary -- MJ's personal assistant & security chief testify
DAY 3 summary -- MJ's bodyguard & personal chef testify about frantic morning of his death
DAY 4 summary -- Paramedics testify that Murray lied & was seen hiding potential evidence
DAY 5 summary -- Fierce female doctors testify that Murray lied, never mentioned propofol
DAY 6 summary -- Murray's "girlfriends" testify re: propofol shipments & critical phone calls
DAY 7 summary -- Court hears the full, four-minute MJ audiotape
DAY 8 summary -- The coroner investigator and toxicologist take the stand
DAY 9 summary -- Court hears the the first half of Murray's two-hour police interview
DAY 10 summary -- MJ's autopsy photo is shown & coroner deals a major blow to the defense
DAY 11 summary -- Murray's med. peers blast him in court & the defense drops critical theory
DAY 12 summary -- A UCLA sleep expert calls Murray's actions "unethical, disturbing"
DAY 13 summary -- Propofol expert Dr. Shafer lists Murray's 17 "egregious" violations
DAY 14 summary -- Dr. Shafer dismisses defense theories & shows how he thinks MJ died
DAY 15 summary -- The defense challenges Dr. Shafer on cross examination
DAY 16 summary -- The prosecution rests. Defense calls former MJ doctor and nurse to stand
DAY 17 summary -- Former MJ nurse resumes testimony & defense calls CEO of AEG Live
DAY 18 summary -- 5 of Murray's former patients testify as "character witnesses"
DAY 19 summary -- An addiction specialist & defense expert Dr. Paul White take the stand
DAY 20 summary -- The defense's direct exam of Dr. White continues
DAY 21 summary -- Dr. White endures a brutal cross-exam by prosecutor David Walgren
DAY 22 summary -- The defense and prosecution rest. Dr. Shafer is the only rebuttal witness

DAY 23 summary -- Closing arguments
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An emotional Gisele lends her best modelling tips to a group of young cancer patients

She's known for striding down some of the world's most famous catwalks, so it was an altogether different kind show for supermodel Gisele Bundchen when she surprised a group of young cancer patients this weekend.
The Brazilian beauty, 31, met the girls - all patients at the Jimmy Fund Clinic at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute - at a Boston salon, where, after a pampering session, she taught them how to strut like a model.
The world-famous fashion figure, ranked 60th in Forbes' list of Most Powerful Women, was so moved by the experience that she left in tears.

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'Jersey Shore' Snooki: 'Girls who wear my perfume can get a guy'

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Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi has praised the scent of her perfume. The Jersey Shore reality star told Elle that her namesake fragrance is for everyone, especially girls who want to attract guys.

On if her boyfriend, Jionni, likes the perfume's scent, Snooki answered: "Yeah. I actually didn't even tell him it was my scent - I got out of the shower, put it on, and when we were cuddling he said I smelled really good. And I was like, 'Oh, well it's mine.' So I know that when girls wear it, they're going to get their guy."

She also revealed who in the cast of the MTV hit reality show has the best and worst scent. The reality star explained that Pauly 'Pauly D' Delveccio is the cast member who smells the best because "he's always clean", while Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino "smells like cheese". Snooki described her debut fragrance as "a young, clean scent".

During an interview on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno in August, Snooki revealed that she did a mock-up scent of pickles for her fragrance but scrapped it after the stinky results.

Snooki, who has said that she's already begun planning for life after Jersey Shore, recently suggested that The Situation is broke.  Back in April, MTV confirmed that Snooki and cast members Jenni 'JWoww' Farley' and Pauly D will get their own spinoffs shows on the network. Snooki and JWoww will appear together in their reality show and Pauly D will do his own solo show. Snooki said she was excited to do her spinoff with JWoww.

She stated: "We have the best times together - even when we're in the house and sometimes you don't see it, we'll go off and do our own thing and we just love it and like to get away. The fact we did get a spinoff together, it's going to be so much fun!"

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DanRad celebrating his 250th

How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying finished their 250th performance on Nov 5th in which Dan did not miss even one show as it's star, eight performances/6 days a week.



Dan also attended the New York Musical Theatre Festival yesterday.

Daniel Radcliffe, the stars of Smash were on hand last night, November 6, at the Eighth Annual New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) gala to honor Neil Meron and Craig Zadan for their work in bringing musical theatre to a worldwide, pop-culture audience. Meron and Zadan are represented on Broadway with How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying and are currently producing the new NBC television drama Smash about the behind-the-scenes creation of a Broadway musical. Smash premieres on NBC on February 6th.



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Madonna Going “Wild” with Benassi



We already revealed the first producers that are working on Madonna’s upcoming album: William Orbit and Martin Solveig. Another producer we can add on that list is none other than Benny Benassi.

Madonna and Benny Benassi are again working together for the upcoming 2012 album and we at Madonnarama can reveal the title of the track: “Girls Gone Wild“.

The song has already been recorded and is, for sure, going to be a huge dance track and possibly be released as one of the singles from the forthcoming album.

In 2009, Benny Benassi remixed Madonna’s single Celebration, but this wasn’t the first time they collaborated. Back in 2003, Benny Benassi also remixed the song “American Life”, but it never got approved and remains unreleased.

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BIG TIME RUSH ELEVATES + BIG TIME MOVIE

Columbia Records/Nickelodeon is pleased to announce that music group Big Time Rush will release their second album, Elevate, on Nov. 21, 2011.  The album’s first single “Music Sounds Better With U” is available November 1.
You can listen to it here & buy it here

Elevate takes Big Time Rush’s distinctive sound to new heights. The songs on the album were produced by top music hit makers including Ryan Tedder, Tricky & The Dream, JR Rotem, and Toby Gad, among others. Elevate features tracks including “Music Sounds Better With U (featuring Mann),” “Show Me,” and “All Over Again,” plus brand-new music that will debut on upcoming episodes of Big Time Rush.


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There are unfortunate baby names, and then there's Hugh Grant



Last week, press reports came out that Hugh Grant’s and Tinglan Hong’s baby daughter was named Jessica. It turns out that’s not true, according to Tinglan’s ex-boyfriend, Robert Hodge, who’s still close to Tinglan.

Robert said the baby has been given a traditional Chinese name, which he didn’t reveal, but he did say the name translated into English means “unplanned arrival.” Robert did share Tinglan’s nickname for the baby, though.

“She told me when Hugh is in the country, he comes to see ‘Bamboo’.”

Bamboo. Hmmm… Robert also said Tinglan is dealing with the fact that she and Hugh are no longer together.

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Ben Hollingsworth denies the Demi Moore rumor



PETERBOROUGH, ONT. – The father of Ben Hollingsworth, currently in the tabloids over a rumoured affair with Demi Moore, says he’s not at liberty to talk about his son’s personal life.

Brian Hollingsworth told QMI Agency on Friday he hasn’t been able to get in touch with his son since rumours started circulating earlier this week about an alleged affair between Ben and Moore.

In Touch magazine first reported that Ben, 27, had a one-night affair with the 48-year-old actress, who’s also married to Ben’s good friend Ashton Kutcher, currently starring in the TV series Two and a Half Men.

Kutcher has recently been accused of his own marital infidelities, with tabloids speculating on two alleged affairs last month.

Ben has denied the Moore rumour on his Facebook page, he couldn’t be reached for comment. Ben and Moore met while working together during the filming of The Joneses.

But Brian was happy to share his son’s recent acting triumphs, which include a role on CSI: Miami this Sunday and a reoccurring role in a new series called Suits.

“He’s a wonderful actor,” Brian said.

A graduate of St. Peter’s Secondary School here, Ben attended the National Theatre School in Montreal before heading south to pursue his movie and television career.

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Inheritance trilogy hailed as next Harry Potter as it tops book charts

The Harry Potter series may be over – but fantasy fiction has a successor to JK Rowling’s crown in the form of Inheritance by Christropher Paolini.

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This week, 27-year-old American Christopher Paolini is expected to top British book charts with his novel Inheritance, which is already the biggest pre-order of the year at Waterstones.

The high street retailer has sold tens of thousands of the fourth, and final, book in the Inheritance Cycle – outstripping pre-order sales of Jamie Oliver’s latest cook book – and yesterday it was fifth in the Amazon book chart.

The fantasy series focuses on a teenage boy named Eragon and his dragon Saphira. Originally intended as a trilogy, rocketing sales inspired Paolini – who has been dubbed a ‘21st century Tolkien’ – to create a fourth instalment.

Taught at home in Paradise Valley, Montana, by his parents – former members of a survivalist cult – Paolini penned his first book, Eragon, aged just 15.

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JCho: Harold and Kumar 3 "A Romance Movie" about H&K "finding one another"...

Interview with Cinema Junkie where he imagines "Harold and Kumar With Hip Dysplasia"; asserts H&K can get a baby high on cocaine because "they're sweet"; reveals he slapped Kal Penn on the ass before every take; doesn't dare disagree with John Cleese:



Plus pics from KoreAm screening of "A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas":



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Germany's transexual teen pop icon releases new MV



Germany's teen pop phenomenon Kim Petras was born a boy, and now she's a girl.

Kim knew as young as 2 years old that she was really supposed to be a girl, by age 12 had started taking hormone treatments for a sex change operation, and by age 16 she had completed the surgery and was dubbed the world's youngest transsexual. She has become an icon around the globe, and even America has taken note, as she was profiled by ABC News last year.

And now Kim has just released the new music video to her single "Feel It". Watch below. Are you feeling it?


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Bieber spent morning @ gay club



Justin Bieber knocked back allegations he's the father of a lovechild from a 30-second knee trembler with the camp night out in Belfast.

After winning two gongs at the MTV EMAs on Sunday, he did some more high-profile work on his defence, by choosing to spend the early hours of Monday morning in gay club Kremlin.

Not exactly the best place for some peace and quiet for an angelic looking young 'un in a city far from home.

A source said: "Justin managed to shake off the thousands of fans who were following him around the city.

"He went to the official MTV party at the Europa hotel with his girlfriend Selena Gomez before being smuggled out in secret.

"The Beliebers were left waiting outside the front of the hotel hoping for a glimpse but he slipped through a side entrance used for kitchen deliveries and later left the same way."

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No more #1s for Katy Perry



Kemosabe will become Sony’s fourth label division, with Dr. Luke reporting directly to Mr. Morris. The label is expected to become operational in January, and Dr. Luke will have free rein to hire staff members and sign artists. One trade-off: because he can now produce only Sony artists, Dr. Luke will not be able to work with Ms. Perry, who records for EMI.

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Two tracks released from 'Losers Take All'


Courtesy of IMDB: Losers Take All is a comedy in which we follow "The Fingers," a fictional punk-pop band stumbling and staggering their way in the opposite direction of mainstream success, circa 1986. Fingers are faced with the unlikely opportunity of committing the ultimate indie rock sin: selling out. Do they stay true to their non-commercial DIY sound and ethos? Do they get in bed with corporate rock? Or do they simply keep getting wasted and implode into oblivion?

Two of the tracks from the film have been released via the official Losers Take All website. These are just two of several songs recorded for the film (there are fourteen on screen performances in the feature). Both tracks feature Kyle Gallner on vocals.



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As always, Kyle and I thank you for your time.
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Courtney Stodden’s Breasts: A Journey To The Truth


The time was 3:06 PM. I turned my television on at my desk to tune into the Conrad Murray Verdict Reading, when I saw that something a million times more important on the screen: America’s Princess Courtney Stodden was on Dr. Drew’s Lifechangers, an apt name for a television program that is about to change your life. The preview promised that Dr. Drew was really going to dig deep with this teaser: "They say her love is real, but are her looks?"

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50 Cent: How my son inspired me to write 'Playground'

There's always two sides to every story, and the problem with bullying is no exception.

A topic often discussed from the victim's perspective, rapper/author/actor 50 Cent is trying to provide insight into the mind of the aggressor with his young adult novel, "Playground," published earlier this month.

The protagonist is 13-year-old Butterball, a teen who has separated parents, a love of filmmaking and a lot of trouble on his hands after he lashes out violently at a classmate at school.


50 Cent, also known as Curtis Jackson, has written before, but says he became inspired to tell this particular story while talking to his 15-year-old son.

"Bullying is a major issue right now, not for him personally, but he’s told me of things that he’s seen with other kids. I found myself explaining it to him from this perspective because I was previously the aggressor, and I went through a time period when I was dealing with my feelings in the wrong way," the 36-year-old says. "I had to talk to him...and explain the mistakes that I made."

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‘Twilight’ Fan Tattoos

A tattoo is the ultimate mark of devotion. It is, after all, a permanent, visible statement of who you are and what you believe. Stephanie Meyer's "Twilight" series have legions of fervently devoted fans who will go to great lengths to display their enthusiasm. With "Breaking Dawn - Part 1" — the penultimate Twilight movie -- set to release this month (November 18), we've put together a gallery of some folks that got inked to show that they are truly hardcore Twi-hards.

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Justin & Selena in London!



Proving thier love can withstand the swirling paternity rumors, Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez got a first-hand look at the Chelsea FC football grounds in London, UK earlier today (November 7).

Fresh off their MTV EMA duties, the "Never say Never Stud" and his bare-faced "Monte Carlo" girlfriend took to the private tour in comfy attire, both looking a little worn, yet worry free before parting ways.

Meanwhile, Justin is set to take the next step in debunking claims that he engaged in backstage fling with 20-year-old Maria Yeater, resulting in the birth of a three-month-old baby boy.

Scheduled to undergo a DNA test upon his Stateside return next week, Bieber will likely file a lawsuit against Yeater and her legal team for what his rep called "malicious, defamatory, and demonstrably false claims."

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GQ interviews Jason Segel and Kermit



There are certain things we've come to expect from a Jason Segel movie: couch-sitting, bong-hitting, and above all, dick-joking. Which is why the notion of our favorite man-child teaming up with felt puppets and making a kids' flick initially felt so...natural? We envisioned a Muppets reboot wherein Beaker blows up the house experimenting with pot cookies. Instead, Segel has delivered something much better and trickier: a genuinely sweet, funny family movie without a hint of cynicism or Segel's dong. Of course, his co-star is naked for nearly the entire movie. Since this is a men's magazine, we asked him about it.

GQ: Both of you are well-known actors, but somehow you had never worked together. Were you fans of each other's films?
Jason Segel: When you're a kid, Kermit is Jimmy Stewart, he's Tom Hanks, he's the Everyman, and it really inspired me as to what I want to be as an actor.

Kermit: Aw, that's so nice! I do like Jason's movies! Especially Forgetting Sarah Marshall—that opening scene inspired me to continue to work naked.

GQ: Yes, you don't seem to have a problem with nudity. Have you ever used a body double?
Kermit: I have, mostly in the love scenes with Miss Piggy. In a really, really wide shot, we can use a watermelon.

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Lindsay Lohan Checks Into Jail



Lindsay Lohan checked into the Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood, CA at 8:48PM PST to begin serving her 30 day jail sentence ... according to the L.A. County Sheriff's Department website.

As TMZ previously reported, Lindsay is expected to be released within hours of her arrival due to jail overcrowding.

Sheriff's spokesman Steve Whitmore has said LiLo might have to spend overnight behind bars ... IF there are several other inmates checking out at the same time. LA traffic.

For now ... she's still in custody.

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Dreams DO Come True - GOOP is Hiring! Shaking & Crying Into My 53 Calorie Watercress & Ambien Soup!



Today’s GOOP is about holistic wellness or whatever. I don’t know the correct terminology or usage with words like osteopath and balance harmony. Here’s what the Chinese Squawking Chicken, my mother, would say to GOOP’s “mind body healing release” approach:

“You have bad mood? So what? Just be happy!”

That’s not to say that taking care of your body by eating well and exercising and seeing the doctor to find out what ails you - that’s not to say that those things aren’t important. Of course they are. But...that’s just what it is: take care of your body, eat well, exercise, see the doctor...

And we needed a newsletter to tell us this. The best part is what’s on the bottom -

GOOP IS HIRING!!!

If you live in London. Or you could move to London! I would totally move to London to work for Gwyneth Paltrow - ARE YOU KIDDING ME?


There are two positions available: Director of Social Media and Junior Web/Graphic Designer. You’ll also note that this week’s newsletter has a sponsor. She had previously said she wasn’t monetising GOOP. Then.

Now however... GOOP the Empire is officially in business. Will you join the Empire of GOOP?

God I so want to.

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Blind Item Revealed

August 27,2007

About two years ago, this A list director known almost as much for the number of women he f**ks as for his directing, decided to keep an electronic journal/blackbook of the woman he had been with, wanted to be with and only heard about. It included their names, reputation, if they were good in bed, if they were bi, if they would have sex to get a role, anything and everything was included.Collapse )

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RIP Smokin Joe Frazier

Former heavyweight champion Joe Frazier has lost his battle with liver cancer, his family tells Action News.

AP- Philadelphia - November 7, 2011

Late Monday night, the family issued this statement:

"We The Family of the 1964 Olympic Boxing Heavyweight Gold Medalist, Former Heavyweight Boxing Champion and International Boxing Hall of Fame Member Smokin' Joe Frazier, regrets to inform you of his passing. He transitioned from this life as "One of God's Men," on the eve of November 7, 2011 at his home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. We thank you for your prayers for our Father and vast outpouring of love and support. Respectfully, we request time to grieve privately as a family. Our father's home going celebration will be announced as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding."

Frazier was an Olympic gold medalist and World Heavyweight boxing champion with a record of 32-4-1, 27 KO's and probably best known for his "Fight of the Century" where he bested Mohammed Ali in 15 rounds.


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Stern Show Hijacks Herman Cain's Accuser Press Conference



Herman Cain's latest accuser got a hilarious introduction before her news conference -- from the same guy who asked Anthony Weiner, "Are you more than 7 inches?"

The guy's name is Benjy Bronk -- a writer for the "Howard Stern Show" -- and before Gloria Allred had a chance to introduce her client ... Bronk commandeered the news conference.

You gotta see his random rant.


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From Effy to Cathy: the rise of Kaya Scodelario

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It's hard to believe that Kaya Scodelario suffers from self-esteem issues. The startlingly beautiful 19-year-old spent four years exuding smoky-eyed cool and carnal swagger as heroine Effy in C4's youth drama Skins. She's modelled for Vogue, and been touted as Burberry's next face. And this month, the star is a striking, breathtaking, game-changing Cathy in Andrea Arnold's bold retelling of Wuthering Heights.

But Scodelario was raised as an only child by her Brazilian mother after her father walked out when she was one. She was dyslexic and bullied at school. "Acting was the only thing I ever had any confidence in," she says. But not so much confidence that she didn't bottle out of her original audition with Arnold.

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Oprah visits megachurch; meets with straight best-selling author Pastor Osteen


Television mogul Oprah Winfrey and stage and movie producer Tyler Perry created a stir with a surprise appearance at Pastor Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, Sunday for an 11 a.m. service.

Winfrey was in the area to interview Osteen as part of her new series "Oprah's Next Chapter," which is set to premiere in January on her channel, the Oprah Winfrey Network. She reportedly joined Osteen and his wife, Victoria Osteen, for lunch at their home and discussed topics with them such as power, marriage and faith, according to The Houston Chronicle.

The non-denominational evangelical Christian megachurch, located in Houston, Texas, and headed by Osteen, is the largest congregation in the country averaging over 40,000 attendees per week. Osteen, author of numerous books on spirituality and whose services are broadcast worldwide, has been known to spark controversy in the Christian community on his views about certain fundamental beliefs of the church, such as homosexuality.

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