December 29th, 2011

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American Psycho remake wishlist

Recently, we covered a story about the American Psycho remake—an idea that, initially, I was strongly against.  First of all, it’s only been about ten years.  Why remake something that isn’t all that old?  Secondly: why remake something that was done right the first time?  Seriously, who’s going to do a better Bateman than Christian Bale?  And how can you take him out of the 80’s?  Patrick Bateman is the 80’s.  You can’t really expect to modernize his character while maintaining the spirit of Bret Easton Ellis' novel (which I also love).  The very idea of a contemporary remake offended me, and seemed impossible to pull off in a way that would please the book's fans.  People are still bitching about it over on Bret’s Facebook, and I can’t really blame them.  It’s easy to reject something that threatens to replace the thing you hold near and dear.  The same defense mechanisms kick in every time I hear about a Goonies or Back to the Future remake.  It's a bad idea.

But slowly, my feelings started to change.  My conversations went from “They shouldn’t be doing this!” to “Well, if they go forward, they should do it like this...” in nature.  My friends and I talked about portions of the book missing from the first adaptation that we would like to see included in this one.  Opportunities reclaimed.  We actually started to get excited about this avant-garde version of our favorite yuppie.

So, without further ado, here are the Top 10 things we’d like to see in the American Psycho remake:


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I am on board with this since Bret Easton Ellis approved the screenplay.


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Behind The Scenes of SMASH: 'Cheers (Drink to That) Performance




Playbill went behind the scenes of Smash as the production shot a fantasy sequence in Times Square. Series stars Katharine McPhee and Megan Hilty sing the Rihanna song, “Cheers (Drink To That)” as series producers, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, talk about the production.

“‘Glee’ has to get a lot of credit,” Zadan says in the video. “Because if it wasn’t for ‘Glee,’ it wouldn’t have broken that ground. They opened the door for us. The great thing is we’re not copying ‘Glee,’ we’re not like ‘Glee,’ but we’re grateful to ‘Glee’ for giving us the opportunity to do our show.”

“Smash” debuts on NBC, Monday, February 6 at 10 pm.

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Its for a good cause ONTD haters - 1 day left to enter

Fan of the CW's Secret Circle? Actor Thomas Dekker is celebrating his Birthday by giving away some special prizes to anyone and everyone who donates to the Alzheimer's Association. Thomas Dekker lost his father last year to this disease and is hoping to raise awareness by calling his fans, give away autographed DVD's and bring the attention necessary to this epidemic.



All the "rules" can be found at dekker-daily.com and or on twitter @theThomasDekker
haters to the left - this is for a good cause. k bye

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32 Films to Look Out for in 2012

Prometheus
Director: Ridley Scott, ETA: June 8, 2012
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Few recent films have been as masked in secrecy as ‘Prometheus’. Is it, as was originally mooted, a prequel to the ‘Alien’ series, focusing on that enormous fossilised navigator that John Hurt and co found in the original movie? Or is it, as now seems to be the case, a distantly connected but largely autonomous sci-fi adventure in which the aliens themselves may or may not play a role? The official synopsis of the film, which stars Guy Pearce, Charlize Theron and Time Out hero Michael Fassbender as the resident android, describes it as ‘a journey to the darkest corners of the universe’, which isn’t exactly giving much away. Either way, the prospect of Ridley’s return to sci-fi 30 years after ‘Blade Runner’ has us mightily intrigued.

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Michael Sheen Shoots Cameo For Malick



Michael Sheen has shot a cameo role as Ben Affleck's boss in Terrence Malick's new untitled drama.

The 'Kingdom of Heaven' actor went to visit his girlfriend Rachel McAdams on the scene of the movie and found the director was not prepared to let him leave until he shot a scene, which he did.

He told Playlist: "My girlfriend was in a film that Terrence Malick did so I went to visit her on set and apparently, if you're an actor and you turn up on a Terrence Malick set, he asks you to be in his film. So I got to be Ben Affleck's boss for the day."

Although little is known about the film, there is a large cast attached, included Javier Bardem, Rachel Weisz and Jessica Chastain. However, Malick is well known for cutting scenes in post-production - Gary Oldman, Martin Sheen and Billy Bob Thornton all shot parts in 'The Thin Red Line' but they were all left out of the final edit.

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Another international trailer for the Avengers with more footage



The trailer includes the memorable "I have an army"..."We have a Hulk" exchange between Loki & Tony Stark, along with a mili-second of new clips with Banner's rage face & Hulk's roar. There's also snippets with Loki whipping someone across the face, and Nick Fury with Hawkeye gazing at something out of the ordinary. And according to Russian translators, Black Widow is saying,"We weren’t trained for this," to Hawkeye. 

Translation by the wonderful grotesque_xxx

Loki : You were made to be ruled. In the end it will be every man for himself.
A.Coulson : What do we do ?
N.Fury : We get ready.
Fury : There was an idea..to bring together a group of remarkable people.
BW : You have to join us.
B.Banner : And if i say no ?
BW: Then i will convince you.
IM : Let's see who we got...We have some assasins , a man with breakting anger problems , a half God , a super soldier and me.
Loki : I have an army.
IM : And we have a Hulk.
Nick : Gentelman...what are you prepared to do ?
IM : No offence , but i don't play well with others.
CA : Big man in a suit of armour. Take that away , what are you ?
IM : Genius , billionaire , playboy , philanthropist.
T : haha
BW : We weren't trained for this.
T : You have no idea who you're dealing with.
IM : if we can't protect the Earth , ypu can be damm sure we'll avenge it.
IM : Dr. Banner! Your work is unparalleled. And I'm a huge fan of how you lose control and turn into an enormous green rage monster
B.Banner : Thanks.


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Drake Sings Karaoke with Fan at Bar



Singing karaoke is daunting enough. But imagine when the artist whose song you’re performing is sitting right in front of you. That’s what happened to one lucky fan named Dee when Drake joined her to duet on his hit with Rihanna, “What’s My Name?” Dee held down RiRi’s parts before introducing the Young Money superstar at the Saddle Ranch Chop House in Los Angeles. Drizzy rapped his verse before giving her the stage.

“I was like, ‘Oh my god, Drake!’” an excited Dee told E! News. “I just got lost in the moment and thought, ‘Whatever happens, I don’t care.’ It was a total Hollywood moment.”

Thanks to an iPhone and YouTube, the duet has gone viral, making Dee an overnight sensation. Watch the OMG moment below.

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Sinead O'Connor Reveals What Killed Her 16-Day Marriage

It looks like Sinead O'Connor is walking away from her 16-day marriage bolder but wiser.

The "Nothing Compares 2 U" singer, 45, announced her split from fourth husband, Barry Herridge, on Monday, 18 days after the two tied the knot in a well-planned Dec. 8 drive-through wedding in Las Vegas. Now, O'Connor tells Britain's Sun tabloid, "I don't think I will even date anyone."

What sabotaged the union? "It felt like I was living in a coffin. It was going to be a coffin for both of us, and I saw him crushed," she says of Herridge, 38. "The whole reason I ended it was out of respect and love for the man."

In addition, O'Connor owns up in the interview that she went on a frantic hunt for cannabis on their wedding night.

"We ended up in a cab in some place that was quite dangerous," O'Connor is quoted as telling the Sun. "I wasn't scared – but he's a drugs counselor. What was I thinking?"

She adds: "Then I was handed a load of crack. Barry was very frightened – that kind of messed everything up a bit, really."

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Biggest Celebrity Story Of 2011: Qween Courtney Stodden (DUH)

You voted and the biggest celebrity story of 2011 is ... the enigma that is Courtney Stodden. Yes, it's true. From Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher's split and Amy Winehouse's death to Lindsay Lohan's legal drama and Charlie Sheen's meltdown, our readers decided which headline of the year had them talking the most and Stodden took the cake.


Not far behind the "teen bride" was Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries' fairytale wedding and 72-day-later divorce. And whether she likes it or not, Scarlett Johansson takes third place with her leaked nude photo scandal. It certainly hasn't been a boring year in the world of entertainment -- unraveled marriages, sticky fingers and paternity suits have left us thanking our lucky stars that we don't count ourselves among Hollywood's elite.



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It's about time Qween Courtney is recognized in legitimate year-end roundups!

LAST YA BOOK POST OF THE YEAR



BARNES AND NOBLE'S PICKS FOR BEST YOUNG ADULT FICTION OF 2011

Young adult fiction, as we have heard and heard and heard, has become the fastest-growing segment of the publishing industry, roping in readers of all ages. With unbridled success has come both undeserved mania, as the last possible hope for writers to make a living off the written word, and undeserved scorn, as little more than a brief stopover for stories about vampires and preps and preppy vampires en route to the movies. (Not to knock preppy vampires -- Sarah Beth Durst's book Enchanted Ivy, about Princeton's monstrous underbelly, was actually pretty good.)

The ten books on this list are not the bestselling books of the year. They are not the ones most likely to be coming to the local multiplex any time soon, nor the ones whose protagonists' names will become synonymous with the debut role for the next generation of teenage movie stars (though at least one, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, has been optioned for a feature film). Their protagonists are not necessarily good-looking or wealthy or attendees of fabulous schools (though readers looking for a more nuanced view of the fancy private school set should check out Cristina Garcia's Dreams of Significant Girls, reviewed earlier this year).

They are simply good books. They are books for people of all ages who appreciate what makes a story work on the page: fresh storytelling, a distinctive voice, and compelling use of language. They include stories of runaways, baseball fans, pet owners, girl rockers, missing brothers, well-adjusted gay teens, and gay-bashers. They take place in small towns, the big city, Japan, Prague, and outer space. Two of the three books that deal with paranormal activity at least flirt with the possibility that it's all just a metaphor for the human condition, before going ahead and introducing a few monsters anyway. Two are graphic novels. Most are, at base, simply highly satisfying, realistic novels that describe the world as seen through the eyes of persons who happen to be somewhere between the ages of twelve and eighteen.

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HOLLYWOOD CRUSH/MTV (readers') PICKS FOR BEST YOUNG ADULT FICTION OF 2011


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YOUNG ADULT AUTHORS WEIGH IN ON WHICH YA BOOKS THEY WANT TO SEE TURNED INTO MOVIES



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See you next year, ONTD book lovers!!! :D
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Warren Beatty Accepts Transgender Son



Warren Beatty was said to be devastated when his teenaged daughter confessed she wanted to be a man.

But it seems the Dick Tracy star is coming to terms with the bombshell, as he is said to have toasted his 'brave son' at a special family dinner in Hollywood on Saturday.

The legendary ladies man is trying to solidify his relationship with Stephen, who was previously called Kathlyn, according to the National Enquirer.

And a source told the tabloid the special family meal at Italian restaurant il Covo was a way to publicly give his support to the 19-year-old, who decided she wanted to switch genders last year, but had been living as a man for at least two years previously .

The source said: 'The dinner was an unofficial public display that he's proud of his family, especially Stephen, for having the courage to be who he truly is.

'It wasn't easy for Warren. But he learned a lot about the transgender community over the past year.'

And as a result the 74-year-old is now bragging to friends about his 'intelligent and courageous son Stephen.'

The source added: 'Warren even made an emotional toast to Stephen during the dinner and said he was proud to have such a brave son.



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2011 Breakout TV Stars: The Secret Circle's Phoebe Tonkin Bares All


Just how awesome is The Secret Circle's Phoebe Tonkin, one of our Breakout TV Stars of 2011? She's a TV fan, like all good people.

During our chat with the Australian beauty—who plays the coven's bad girl Faye with equal measures of mean-girl malice and teenage vulnerability—she revealed her inner couch potato, telling us she's currently obsessed with New Girl and Revenge. "I just want to be Zooey Deschanel," she tells us. "She's just the best!" As if that weren't enough to make us adore her, Tonkin later tells us Marissa Cooper (Mischa Barton) is her all-time favorite TV character. "I've been watching the whole O.C. and I just love it!" she says.

In case you couldn't tell, we are harboring a major girl crush on Tonkin, who talked with us about taking on a beloved book character, when she learned what shipping means and that time she wore a beaded necklace as a shirt...
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Did Romanian pop star Alexandra Stan have plastic surgery?

Romanian pop star Alexandra Stan has broken practically every world border imaginable with her popular hit “Mr. Saxobeat” and as she continues to country hop, Makemeheal.com suspects that plastic surgery may play a role in her international success.



22-year old Alexandra Stan has all the makings of an international pop star: a great voice, a pretty face, and a rocking bod that she shows off with low-cut tops and tiny bottoms.

While Alexandra’s smooth skin and pretty face can be attributed to youth and good genetics, her bust may be the result of surgical enhancement. Many women, possibly including Alexandra, have found that after breast augmentation, tiny tops fit just that much better.

Miami plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Salzhauer says, “Alexandra Stan appears to have had a breast augmentation giving her fuller cleavage to her thin physique. Other than that, she appears very natural and does not appear to have had, nor need, any other cosmetic enhancements.”

Alexandra continues to wow the world and win awards, and breast augmentation may not be the last plastic surgery she has if her success continues.

Do you think Alexandra has had a breast augmentation? Below are more pics of the remarkable Romanian to help you make up your mind!

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OMGGGG Zooey and JGL (OTP4LYFE) Covered a Song Together! Dying From Cuteness. Make Babies Already!


(500) Days of Summer co-stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel cover “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?” by Frank Loesser of “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” fame.
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Wow, they sound so good together. This is what perfection looks like if you were wondering.
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Vampire Diaries Spoiler Overload


Adding on to this post from yesterday, two other sites, TVOvermind & Examiner TV Insider, have given us even more info about next week's episode of The Vampire Diaries, "The New Deal." They expand on the spoilers we already have, plus more.

Really, there's way too many spoilers here. So be warned.

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The Vampire Diaries returns to The CW on January 5th at 8pm.
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The Oop Files: Benedict Cumberbatch Edition

Rich British Actor: I Am Trapped in a Prison of Wealth



Meet Benedict Cumberbatch. He's been in a zillion BBC productions, was Scarlett Johansson's husband in The Other Boleyn Girl, and will soon play a spy in Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. He parents are famous British actors, and he has white girl problems:

Benedict Cumberbatch has complained that his privileged background and elite schooling have left him typecast. The 35-year-old actor grew up in Kensington, West London, and was educated at Harrow—where fees are £30,930 a year—before studying drama at Manchester University.

As a consequence, he claims he suffers from ‘class-typing' in his career. Cumberbatch, who also starred in this year's film version of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, said: ‘I was brought up in a world of privilege. It can ostracise you from normal codes of conduct in society. Being a posh actor in England you cannot escape the class-typing from whatever side you look at it. I realised from quite early on that, although I wasn't trying to make a class specialty of it, I was playing slightly asexual, sociopathic intellectuals.


I don't know about the class thing, but I suspect Benedict's somewhat creepy face contributes to the typecasting. Ed Westwick suffers from a similar affliction, on account of looking "more like a serial killer than a romantic lead." Obviously, the solution was romantic sociopath roles, which is really the best of both worlds. As a sidenote, Cumberbatch would make a good brainiac superhero, wouldn't he? I have a feeling he'd look heroic in a half-mask, or Cyclops-style laser goggle thingees.

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NASCAR driver (your's fav kind of "athlete") is disgusted by breast feeding


NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne has sparked uproar in the Twitterverse after going on a breastfeeding tirade, saying he was disgusted to see a mom’s breast as she was feeding her son in a supermarket

The 31-year-old bachelor said he first thought he was imagining things, but once he realised the mother was indeed nursing, he began tweeting his horror. ‘Just walking through supermarket. See a mom breast feeding little kid,’ he tweeted. ‘Took second look because obviously I was seeing things I wasn’t!’

Upon second look, he described the woman’s breastfeeding in detail. ‘One boob put away one boob hanging!’ he tweeted, with the hashtag ‘#nasty‘ following the post. 'I don’t feel like shopping or eating anymore'.

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note to all US residents: Nothing good comes from NASCAR. Can we please get rid of it?

Kristen Stewart Shells Out $12,000 to Buy Rob Pattinson Vintage Guitars for Christmas

Kristen Stewart Shells Out $12,000 to Buy Rob Pattinson Vintage Guitars for Christmas

Kristen Stewart clearly thinks boyfriend Robert Pattinson is a rock star!

The Twilight actress, 21, shelled out $12,000 to purchase two vintage guitars for her beau, 25, from Norman's Rare Guitars in L.A.'s Tarzana area.
 
Snapping up the instruments on December 21, just in time for Christmas, Stewart knew Pattinson would be impressed with her purchase. 

"She said 'He's gonna s--t when he sees them!'" the shop's owner, Norman Harris, tells Us Weekly of Stewart, who strummed a guitar herself during her shopping session. The guitars a 1959 Fender Jazzmaster and a 1947 K&F Lap Steel will be put to good use, as Pattinson plans to record an album.


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What's the most you've ever spent on your BF/GF, ONTD?

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New track from Karin Dreijer Andersson/Fever Ray: "No Face"



Whether you know Karen Dreijer Andersson from her work with The Knife or as Fever Ray, you know she's one of the more indelible artists making popular music today, immersing listeners in found sounds and profoundly strange aesthetic landscapes. The Knife haven't released an album since 2006, Fever Ray not since 2009, but Andersson's remained active. Today, she released a new song titled "No Face," off the We Are The Works In Progress compilation. As Fever Ray's website notes, the track was initially written for "The Wolf Hour," a play adapted from an Ingmar Bergman film.

You can listen to the track at Disco Naivete; as the website points out, it's reminiscent of Klaus Nomi and Tomorrow, In A Year, the opera that The Knife wrote music for last year. There's certainly something in those hiccuping vocals and bleak, droning synthesizers. The album it'll be featured on, We Are The Works In Progress is a benefit compilation for victims of the Japan tsunami, organized by Blonde Redhead. In addition to Andersson, it'll feature contributions from Broadcast, John Maus, Deerhunter and more. You can pre-order the vinyl now; it'll be released digitally on January 10th.

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Worst 5 Films of 2011


Every year, I wonder why I feel the need to call out five films that were the worst of the worst. Check out the worst five films of 2011.

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Agreed with that list ? And what was your's Worst Films in 2011 ?
Poll #1806891 one choice

Worst Movie in 2012..

THE ART OF GETTING BY
12(1.2%)
RESTLESS
1(0.1%)
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES
48(4.8%)
MR. POPPER’S PENGUINS
18(1.8%)
SUCKER PUNCH
110(10.9%)
WHAT’S YOUR NUMBER?
27(2.7%)
THE ZOOKEEPER
40(4.0%)
JACK AND JILL
208(20.7%)
THE TWILIGHT SAGA : BREAKING DAWN -PART 1
484(48.1%)
None of this
16(1.6%)
Other
42(4.2%)
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Hollywood's Review Of The Year

Empire recently revealed our top 20 films of the year — insert furious forum comment here — but we couldn’t let 2011 end without polling some of the biz’s biggest names for their top pick. Get clicking to find out what blew Robin Williams away, which teen heartthrob chose a gynecological horror, and who believes Anonymous is the year’s greatest masterpiece.

Danny DeVito

“I love Attack The Block. Man, I got off on that picture! I immediately told people about that movie, because it’s so much fun and totally original. What’s the director doing next? I want to be a part of it!”

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Beyoncé’s 10 Favorite Songs of 2011


Beyoncé has motherhood on her mind these days, but the pregnant singer took some time out to share her favorite songs of the year. In a post on her official website, B revealed the 10 tracks that she couldn’t get enough of in 2011. The lineup includes her husband, fellow Destiny’s Child diva Kelly Rowland, three songs featuring Lil Wayne, and a surprise or two. Find out who made the B list.

Big Sean feat. Nicki Minaj – “Dance (A$$)”
Future – “Tony Montana”
Jay-Z & Kanye West – “Ni**as in Paris”
Kelly Rowland feat. Lil Wayne – “Motivation”
Adele – “Someone Like You”
Drake feat. Lil Wayne – “The Motto”
Rihanna – “Man Down”
Chris Brown feat. Busta Rhymes & Lil Wayne – “Look at Me Now”
James Blake – “The Wilhelm Scream”
Frank Ocean – “Novacane”

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Ex-Kardashian Nanny Shopping Tell-All Book -- Trashes the Kids



The help is turning on the Kardashian clan ... TMZ has learned a former family nanny is shopping a tell-all book about her time with the K-squad before they were famous ... and it's clear she HATED some of the kids.

Sources tell us ... the woman behind the book, Pam Behan, served as a nanny, personal assistant and cook for Bruce and Kris Jenner for years ... and spent all sorts of time with the Kardashian girls AND the Jenner boys, Brody and Brandon.

We're told ... in the book, Pam makes it clear -- she couldn't stand Bruce's sons ... calling the two kids, "extremely spoiled and disrespectful."

In the book, we're told Pam also claims she almost lost her job after slapping Brandon one day.

As for the Kardashians -- we're told Pam describes her relationship with Kris as a "love/hate" thing ... but she seems fond of Bruce, claiming he helped her avoid prosecution when she was busted for DUI a while back.

We're told Pam also promises to reveal some "intimate details" about Kourtney and Kim --  surprising, because we're told the girls were very fond of her.

Sources tell us the book has been pitched to several major literary agents -- but it's unclear if a deal has been struck.


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Korean Teen Sings "Rolling in the Deep" Better Than Your Faves


(She starts singing flawlessly around 0:20)


On the BoA-judged Korean singing competition K-Pop Star, 15-year-old Park Ji Min rolls over the competition with an adept cover of Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep.”

J.Y. Park was so impressed, he told the teen, “If I had a big bag beside me, I think I would kidnap you and bring you to my company.”

You know JYP, you can catch more flies with honey than with kidnapping.
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Kelly Clarkson Tempers Her Ron Paul Endorsement: "I Support Gay Rights"


To Kelly Clarkson, the Republican presidential field would suck without Ron Paul.

But, the pop star explained adamantly after her endorsement of the Texas congressman was met with many boos and hisses from the peanut gallery, that doesn't mean she endorses the party line.

"I am really sorry if I have offended anyone," Clarkson wrote on whosay, responding to the backlash to her "I love Ron Paul!" Facebook post.

"Obviously that was not my intent," she continued. "I do not support racism. I support gay rights, straight rights, women's rights, men's rights, white/black/purple/orange rights. I like Ron Paul because he believes in less government and letting the people (all of us) make the decisions and mold our country. That is all. Out of all of the Republican nominees, he's my favorite."
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Ariana Grande premieres "Honeymoon Avenue"

Ariana Grande poses with her backup dancers just before showtime at Irving Plaza in New York City on Wednesday night (December 28).

The 18-year-old actress/singer debuted her brand-new song, “Honeymoon Avenue” to the packed crowd!

Ariana tweeted after the show, “I heard #WeLoveHoneymoonAvenue was trending earlier… Thank you guys so much!! Tonight was amazing. I love you! Goodnight, loves. <3 xoxo"

She added, "Had the best night ever last night.. Thank you again 2 everyone who came to the show!!! I hope you had a blast & enjoyed the music! xoxoxo ♥"

Tell us what you think of "Honeymoon Avenue" -- listen below!

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It's a lot catchier than her first single, which I've only heard on the radio a couple of times so far.
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Elle Fanning does Teen Vogue: "I'd Rather Look Like a 2-Year-Old Than a 21-Year-Old"



It's 10 a.m. on a sunny Saturday in Los Angeles, and Elle Fanning is sitting in a corner booth at Pacific Dining Car, an old restaurant frequented by Cary Grant in its heyday, talking about the curious life of a thirteen-year-old movie-star-slash-eighth-grader. She's dressed in a white poufy-sleeved Charles Anastase blouse, plaid Oliver Twist-style Rodarte pants that she wore to school the day before, and Weejuns penny loafers, which she kicks up on the banquette to show me they have actual pennies in them. "My mom used to wear the same kind when she was little!" she exclaims. Later today, she will visit her friends, the Rodarte designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy, with whom she'll gab about Halloween costumes (she was the Morton Salt girl), the Katy Perry concert she recently attended, and the bar mitzvah she's going to this evening (and to which she'll wear another pair of Rodarte pants—sparkly ones—though she predicts the rest of the girls will be in miniskirts and crop tops).

Elle's life when she isn't filming a movie consists of attending a regular school ("It's not a super actor school, which is good. I like being around people who are just kids"), going to ballet class in the afternoons ("Cheerleading isn't for me"), having slumber parties with friends (she cites The Devil Wears Prada as "a great sleepover movie"), and decorating the bulletin board in her bedroom with fashion magazine tear sheets (she loves fashion, but she has "too many Marilyn Monroe posters" on her wall, so it's a small one).

Even though she's worked with Brad Pitt, Steven Spielberg, and two Coppolas (Francis Ford of The Godfather fame and Sofia, whom she likens to "a big sister"), Elle doesn't think she's that different from other kids her age. "Some people do piano lessons after school; I do movies," she says earnestly.
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Why we're so fascinated by Lisbeth Salander in 'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo'


She’s pierced, tattooed, socially awkward, and seethingly angry — and yet somehow we can’t seem to get her out of our minds.
In this week’s issue of Entertainment Weekly, writer Mark Harris explores what makes the character of Lisbeth Salander one of the most interesting of our time.

Of course, the edgy heroine from Stieg Larsson’s novels is already known around the world — tens of millions have read the Millenium Trilogy, and Noomi Rapace depicted the dark female in the Swedish film adaptations — but with the release of David Fincher’s new The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo adaptation last week, American audiences are meeting the strange, vengeful hacker once again — and in a very new way, thanks to 26-year-old actress Rooney Mara.

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American Airlines can't catch a break, loses Rachel Zoe's luggage

Rachel Zoe was left a little threadbare, so to speak, after her luggage was lost by American Airlines on a recent trip out of Los Angeles.

The stylist to the stars was forced to go on a frantic shopping spree after arriving in Miami, en route to St Barts, to discover her suitcase packed full of designer clothes had gone missing.

Sources told the New York Post's Page Six her case contained a Tom Ford for Gucci vintage leather jacket and Missoni caftans, among other stylish items.




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Sky is so freaking adorable. Also, don't forget to boycott Kate Spade now that Brad's been named executive brand stylist! May St. Chupa bless you for doing so.

AA also lost Miranda Kerr's luggage that had her wedding dress! What airlines have you had bad luggage experiences with, ONTD?
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Jin Akanishi: Japan's ethereal beauty graces the world with more photoshoots

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Röyksopp: Interviews

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Royksöpp are the long reigning masters of experimental electronica. With a background from the club scene, four highly successful albums and an upcoming tour to Australia, BBM caught up with one half of Royksöpp, Svein Berge to find out some more.

Novanation had an exclusive chat with Royksopp, and just remember, whatever you do, don't describe their music as 'chillout'!

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Michael Jordan Is Engaged

It's official! Rumors have been swirling all week, and now it's confirmed.  Basketball icon Michael Jordan plans to walk down the aisle with longtime girlfriend Yvette Prieto, his rep confirmed.

While you were slapping up kids and fighting adults to get to the front of the AIR JORDAN Concord sneakers line this Holiday, Michael Jordan got engaged.  

According to his rep, who confirmed the news to WCNC in Charlotte, the Bobcats owner and basketball legend popped the question on Christmas Day. It will be the first marriage for the 32-year-old Cuban-born model Yvette and the second for Michael, who is 48.  

You may recall his last marriage to Juanita lasted 17 years and produced two sons, Jeffrey Michael and Marcus James, and a daughter, Jasmine. And the divorce cost him $168 million! Good luck with this one Mike...

Source If I were him, I would stay the fuck away from the alter after loosing all that money, but I will say his wife DESERVED that money. 
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Magic Johnson Recruits Rappers To Tackle Homophobia in the Hip-Hop Community

People have looked up to Magic Johnson for most of his life, and not just because he’s 6’9.” Though an NBA superstar — he won three MVP awards and five championships with the LA Lakers — it’s the last two decades that have made Johnson a role model. 

In 1991, when Johnson retired from the NBA to focus on his health, HIV and AIDS had reached epidemic proportions. At the time, many dismissed AIDS as a disease of drug addicts and homosexuals. But here was a straight, top-tier athlete announcing to the world that he had tested positive for HIV and would step down immediately from professional basketball.

Johnson’s resignation press conference on Nov. 7, 1991 was a stunner. It hammered home for many the fact that HIV could affect anyone, anywhere. 

After speaking at a We Day Event in Waterloo last month, where he made the surprise announcement that he plans to start his own We Day in L.A., Johnson spoke to The Huffington Post Canada about living with HIV, homophobia in hip-hop and how his good health has been both “a blessing and a curse” in the fight against AIDS.

It’s been 20 years since you announced you had HIV and retired from the NBA. What do you think your legacy is going to be off the court?


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Source I think that the idea of getting Hip-pop artists to help combat homophobia in the Hip pop community would be great. However I don't see anyone really signing up for it tbh cause there is a stereotype associate with it. I also think it would be beneficial to the black community, I know some people on here might not agree with me but homophobia is very persistent and evident in the black community. Anyways, what do you all think?

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Taye Diggs and son Walker at Disneyland




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Taye Diggs took his family to Disneyland on Wednesday to spend some quality time before the new year rings in.

The ‘Private Practice’ actor spent time meeting Mickey and Minnie Mouse with his son Walker and is seen taking pictures of his son in an animated car at Disneyland’s ToonTown.

Taye’s wife Idina Menzel also came along for the trip but was not pictured.

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Who Wore It Best? Vote On These Celeb Style Showdowns!

Style Showdown: Alexandra Stan vs. Rihanna



Apparently, Rihanna isn't the only artist who's been (or should be) flagged.

Just a few weeks after Rihanna payed a tribute to the U.S. in a pair of all-American Topshop cutoffs while out and about in London, Romanian singer Alexandra Stan got cheeky in the same style at the 40 Principales Awards 2011 Awards in Madrid.

If I had to choose between these wild getups, I'd go with that worn by Alexandra, as it's slightly less busy.

Poll #1807035 Style Showdown: Alexandra Stan vs. Rihanna

Which star's all-American style is your fave?

Alexandra Stan
497(54.6%)
Rihanna
413(45.4%)


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10 Best Comic Movie Moments Of 2011


Apart from the odd blip, 2011 was a fantastic year for comic book movies. Here are the 10 best moments from Captain America, Green Hornet, Green Lantern, THOR and X-Men: First Class.

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Best Comic Moment

The Green Hornet - Gangster's Paradise
23(1.8%)
Captain America: The First Avenger - "We Had A Date"
129(9.9%)
X-Men: First Class - "Go F. Yourselves"
374(28.8%)
Green Lantern - Hal Jordan Vs. Parallax
3(0.2%)
THOR - Thor Vs. Loki
151(11.6%)
X-Men: First Class - "I Prefer...Magneto"
96(7.4%)
THOR - "Well, I Guess That's Worth A Look"
92(7.1%)
Captain America: The First Avenger - Star Spangled Man
80(6.2%)
X-Men: First Class - "Let's Just Say I'm Frankenstein's Monster...And I'm Looking For My Creator"
144(11.1%)
X-Men: First Class - "She Didn't Do This Erik, You Did"
182(14.0%)
Other
26(2.0%)
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A post about the best show of 2011 that's not "Breaking Bad"

Amy Poehler and Kathy Najimy walking



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Episode Stills - Leslie Makes a Comeback on NBC's PARKS AND RECREATION


The gang is back in action on NBC's PARKS AND RECREATION January 12th episode entitled 'The Comeback Kid'. The show airs 8:30 - 9:00 pm on the NBC network.
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Roy Hibbert reflects on his Parks and Recreation cameo


NBA players had different ways of staying busy during the lockout. Roy Hibbert decided to try his hand at acting. The Indiana Pacers centre played himself on two episodes of Parks and Recreation, the NBC comedy that a few different critics (here and here) have called the best show of 2011. On the show, Hibbert played an employee of Entertainment 720, the ill-defined, money-bleeding company co-owned by Tom (Aziz Ansari) and Jean-Ralphio (Ben Schwartz, whom he helped dunk). Before his team played against the Toronto Raptors, Hibbert talked with Post basketball writer Eric Koreen (also a fan of the show) about the experience.

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Jim O'Heir for Adult Swim


Jim O'Heir for Adult Swim from Metro Public Relations on Vimeo.




Playboy20Q with Nick Offerman


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Adam Scott Patrol: Jimmy Pardo Edition

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I'll tell you why movie revenue is dropping...



BY ROGER EBERT /
December 28, 2011

Box office revenue at movie theaters "lagged far behind 2010," an article by the AP's David Germain reports. Partly that was because the year lacked an "Avatar." Partly because a solid summer slate fell off in the autumn. Germain talks to several Hollywood insiders who tried to account for the general decline of ticket sales; 2011 had "smallest movie audience since 1995." I have some theories of my own, fueled by what people tell me.

1. Obviously, the absence of a must-see mass-market movie. When moviegoers hear about "Avatar" or "The Dark Knight," they blast off from home base and land in a theater seat as quickly as they can.

2. Ticket prices are too high. People have always made that complaint, but historically the movies have been cheap compared to concerts, major league sports and restaurants. Not so much any longer. No matter what your opinion is about 3D, the charm of paying a hefty surcharge has worn off for the hypothetical family of four.

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DanRad is the Fun-Sized Broadway Star of the Year!

Entertainment Weekly made him the Entertainer of the Year...and apparently Broadway thinks he's an awesome lil' fucker, too!




Fans have voted Daniel Radcliffe as the 2011 Broadway.com Star of the Year for his performance as J. Pierrepont Finch in How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Daniel certainly deserves to be Star of the Year for all his hard work and performing 8 shows a week without missing a single appearance all year. Some of you may remember Daniel also won the award in 2008 for his portrayal as Alan in Equus. Broadway.com also reported the "Five Reasons Why They Love Daniel Radcliffe". Daniel and John Larroquette will perform their last show on January 1,2012.

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Russell brand spotted without his wedding ring



Rumors that Katy Perry and Russell Brand are calling off their marriage have just been fueled by explosive new photos ... of Russell in London ... NOT wearing his wedding ring.

The "Get Him to the Greek" star was in the West End earlier today, half a world away from his wife, who has been vacationing in Hawaii ... wearing nothing but bikinis.

The couple spent XMAS 7,000 AAdvantage miles apart. They tied the knot just over a year ago last October.

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Britney Spears Planning Country Themed Wedding To Jason Trawick


The 'Femme Fatale' singer wants a low key affair for the third time she walks down the aisle.

Britney Spears is reportedly hoping to have a country themed wedding with fiancé Jason Trawick.

The 'Criminal' star announced her engagement to her former agent earlier this month and In Touch magazine reports that plans for the big day are already taking shape.

A friend told the publication: "She wants a traditional Southern-style wedding with comfort food, surrounded by her family, her two sons and all of her childhood friends, as opposed to a Hollywood wedding."

The 'Hit Me Baby One More Time' singer had a short lived marriage to childhood friend Jason Alexander back in 2004 and her second marriage to Kevin Federline ended in 2007 after two years together.

"Britney is taking this marriage really seriously," the friend added.

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