June 26th, 2012

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Meet Zooey Deschanel's New Man Jamie Linden!


New guy for New Girl! Over half a year since her split from husband Ben Gibbard, Zooey Deschanel is ready to get romantically adorkable again -- and she hit Sunday's after party for the Magic Mike premiere in Hollywood holding hands with a mystery guy. Who was he? It's screenwriter Jamie Linden, who's penned scripts for the films 10 Years, Dear John and We Are Marshall.

"Jamie's a really nice guy," a source tells Us Weekly, confirming his budding Linden's new relationship with Deschanel, 32. "He's funny, and a little geeky. . .he's into her!" Deschanel's rep had no comment.

At the Magic Mike bash, the new couple appeared inseparable -- holding hands and hooking their arms together -- as they chatted with pals, with Deschanel in an especially happy (and dance-y!) mood.

Earlier this year, Deschanel told Marie Claire she wasn't quite prepared to open her heart again. "Honestly, I'm just going through a divorce, so I don't really think [dating] is something I want to get into now. . . I don't have time to date. I literally don't have time."

She and Death Cab for Cutie frontman Gibbard, 35, wed in September 2009; the indie supercouple announced their separation last November, with the New Girl actress filing for divorce in late December, citing "irreconcilable differences."

When Us Weekly broke news of the couple's separation last year, a source explained to Us that the parting was "mutual and amicable. There was no third party involved."

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Mariah Appeared In London, Rumored To Be In Talks For A Movie Role

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After a long plane trip across the pond, many celebrities travelling from the States to the UK prefer to quickly dash into their hotel upon their arrival in order to spruce themselves up, and probably to have a good sleep as well.

Not Mariah Carey though; instead of shying away from fan/press attention when she arrived in the capital a short time ago Mazzah did plenty of showbiz style waves and poses to the crowd as she made her way into her hotel room. Let’s be honest, did we expect anything less of Mariah? No we didn’t. (lol)

Apparently the singer is meeting a film producer while in London but for ‘one day only’ (it’s all a bit cryptic really). We should imagine however that during her brief trip here she’ll be putting on plenty more showy displays such as this one. Victoria Beckham could probably learn a thing a two from this woman.
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Preparing for her comeback, rumor has it that it will be in summer!
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I Don't Even Have To Come Up With A Clever Title, TBH

Adele was dumped by bisexual lover for her own gay friend

Biographer Marc Shapiro has penned the unofficial tome Adele: The Biography, which chronicles the singer-songwriter's childhood in North London as the daughter of a single mother, reported Daily Mail online.

The writer has paid particular attention to the ups and downs of her love life, and recounts the incident on her 18th birthday which went on to inspire her debut record.

"One thing we know is that it was a first love gone terribly bad. Adele had professed her love and he did the same, she had known he was bisexual but, in the rush of romance, felt they could make it work. Four hours after laying their emotional cards on the table, the boy ran off with one of Adele's gay friends!" Marc Shapiro wrote.Collapse )
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Okay, so the dude definitely is a douche giblet for writing, what I am sure is, an unauthorized biography, but if Adele did, in fact, mention this on her official site, then I see no problem with him spilling this effectively stale tea.
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Someone tried to start shit with Bey & Beyhive bitches ready to sting Bey's BFF Kim

Jay-Z's bodyguards 'in backstage ruckus at Radio 1's Hackney Weekend' after reveller allegedly targeted Beyonce in mosh pit



She looked like she was having the time of her life as she got fully involved in the crowds at Radio 1's Hackney Weekend to support her husband on Saturday night.
But it wasn't all fun and games for Beyonce as she danced the night away while Jay-Z was on stage.
The 99 Problems hitmaker's security guards allegedly became embroiled in a ruckus when one reveller verbally abused Beyonce as she let her hair down amongst the other crowdgoers.
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It was always a far fetched match, and perhaps unsurprisingly, Beyoncé fans are speaking out against her friendship with Kim Kardashian.
Following pictures of the pair watching their men perform together in Birmingham on Friday night, fans of the Grammy award winner are unimpressed with her rubbing shoulders with the reality star.
'Beyoncé tries to stay out of the tabloids, while they're Kim's livelihood,' an insider told Radar Online. 'It's an odd pairing.'
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Ausiello blind item: TV couple to marry in the fall

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I’m dishing out a blind item that I suspect many of you will find just as satisfying.

It concerns a primetime soap that, although popular, came thisclose to getting the axe at season’s end — and just when a pair of its well-liked lovebirds were heading for a reunion, too. Now I hear that, when the show returns this fall, it’ll pick up right where it left off and pleasantly surprise fans by immediately marrying off the star-crossed couple in question.

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Josh Hutcherson on GMA to premiere Epic trailer



Earlier we posted the first full trailer for Josh Hutcherson’s upcoming animated film Epic. Now, we’ve found the video of Josh discussing the film on GMA. His interview was part of GMA’s Pop News Heat Index, so you’ll need to skip ahead to 1:53 to catch the clip and the short but sweet interview with Josh.

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Kenny Chesney look-a-like kicked out of concert, refunded

Nashville- A Mid-State man will receive a refund after being escorted out of Saturday's Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw "Brothers of the Sun" concert for looking like none other than Kenny Chesney.

According to security at the LP Field concert, other fans thought they were seeing Chesney in the crowd and that created a disturbance.

Nathan Blankenship lives in Bellevue and works as a school teacher.  He told Nashville's News 2 he was looking forward to Saturday's show.

He said, "I decided I wanted to get on the floor and enjoy it so I dropped about $200 on a single ticket."

According to Blankenship, he has been several Chesney concerts, including two in Nashville in recent years, and is often told he looks like the country superstar. 

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Valid excuse to post this video, tbh. Grace Potter is amazing.



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Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis face off in 'The Campaign' posters



Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis feature in two new posters from The Campaign.

The political comedy stars the pair as rival North Carolina politicians vying for a seat in congress.

Released by Empire, the posters show Ferrell in character as Cam Brady, a congressman left vulnerable by his own PR error, and Galifianakis as Marty Huggins, the outsider who takes advantage.

Jay Roach (Austin Powers, Meet The Parents) has directed from a script by The Other Guys writer Chris Henchy and Eastbound & Down scribe Shawn Harwell.

A trailer for The Campaign was released last month.

The Campaign is released in the US on August 10 and on September 28 in the UK. Watch a promotional video for Ferrell's character below:


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Music Post!

Blur to Debut Two New Songs Live on Twitter

Performing "Under the Westway" and "The Puritan" for live webcast

By Jenn Pelly on June 25, 2012 at 08:48 a.m.





The perpetual back-and-forth over Blur's future comes further into focus today. The band has announced that on Monday, July 2, at 6:15 p.m. BST, they'll perform two brand new songs, "Under the Westway" and "The Puritan" on a London rooftop. The performance will be available to watch through a live webcast via their official Twitter page.

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Iggy Pop and Best Coast Team Up for "True Blood"

Collaborate on a song called "Let's Boot and Rally"

By Evan Minsker on June 26, 2012 at 08:20 a.m.




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Smash Season 2 Casting Exclusive: Competition for Tom and Julia?



It turns out that not all the young’uns on Smash have dreams to croon on stage in the spotlight. Some just want their names in the Playbill.

TVLine has learned exclusively that NBC’s musical drama has added theater vet Andy Mientus to its Season 2 ensemble, in the series regular role of Kyle, a poor kid from Brooklyn with dreams of writing for Broadway. Maybe he’s just the plucky guy Derek needs to deliver a quick turnaround on new pages when Tom and Julia are off yapping about adulterous lovers and religious beaus?

Kyle is also best friends with Jimmy, another Brooklynite/Season 2 arrival to be played by Newsies‘ Tony-nominated Jeremy Jordan.

A newcomer to TV, Mientus’ Smash-worthy credits include a stint as Hansche in the U.S. tour of Spring Awakening and a role in the recently closed Off-Broadway revival of the Stephen King-inspired musical Carrie.

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Yes, this show needs more Broadway talent! Oh and I just want TPTB to have Tom sing more.
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Jessica Biel on the Beach

Jessica Biel was named Esquire's "Sexiest Woman Alive" in 2005, and by the looks of it, she's hoping to reclaim her title in 2012. The Total Recall actress, 30, revealed her toned beach body in Puerto Rico June 22 while taking a dip in the Atlantic Ocean. Though Biel covered up with an O'Neill wetsuit, she showed off her long legs -- and perky booty! -- in string bikini bottoms. (The star's fiance, Justin Timberlake, 31, is in town shooting his new movie, Runner, Runner.)



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Selena and Justin Malibu date.



Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez are still going strong! We love how two of the biggest pop stars try to go unnoticed while grabbing dinner. Sorry guys .... the whole world knows you now!
While holding on tight to each other's hands, the two lovebirds dined at Geoffrey's in Malibu. Gomez kept it simple in a fun and flirty floral romper while Biebs rocked his trademark saggy jeans.

Biebs has had quite the busy schedule lately promoting his new album Believe, so it's great to see that he's making time for his lovely lady. As for Selena, she's currently gearing up to record her next album which is expected to hit stores next summer.

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New Maroon 5 Video for One More Night



Maroon 5′s new album Overexposed hits streets today, and Adam Levine and co. have released a new video to celebrate. The clip is for the album’s lead-off track and second single “One More Night” and was helmed by Peter Berg, whose directing résumé includes Friday Night Lights (the movie and the show), Hancock, and Battleship.
You might expect an epic music video — the “Payphone” clip was a mini action film, after all — but the concept is on the subdued side. Levine plays a stressed-out boxer struggling to bring home the bacon to his wife, played by Minka Kelly, and their baby.
Things don’t end too well for our hero, whose wife ends up leaving him. But Levine’s still grateful Kelly showed up in the first place. As the giddy frontman said to MTV, ”Thank you, Minka Kelly, for doing our video!”

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this song grew on me a lot. I still have mixed feelings on the new album, but at least it's better than the last album
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Big Brother UK - Deana feels bullied, Conor is disgusting



Big Brother housemate Deana Uppal has complained about feeling "bullied" in the house, while Conor McIntyre has been warned by Big Brother about aggressive behaviour.

Following the 'Confusing Cuisine' task, Deana came in for heavy criticism from some of her co-stars and was accused of faking her strong reaction to having to eat tinned ham and hot sauce.

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Katy Perry on Jimmy Kimmel: "I want to skin Japanese people and wear them like Versace"



It’s been a long, two-year haul for Katy Perry in her Teenage Dream era, but it’s all winding down now with the upcoming release of 3D documentary Part Of Me. The “Wide Awake” singer hit up Jimmy Kimmel Live last night and seemed to even surprise herself when the following words popped out of her mouth: “As of August 1, I don’t have one thing planned. Although, I probably shouldn’t tell everyone that! My friend are finally gonna call and be like, hey, do you wanna do lunch? And I’m like, yeah! I can do lunch — finally!”
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Photoshop butcher chops and bleaches Eva Longoria for Amica magazine

This is what Eva Longoria looks like in real life. Note her skin tone and the fact her jaw line doesn't look as if it will cut you. Picture: AP

MARK Liddell has snapped many a star. Britney Spears, Sharon Stone, Jessica Alba, Kylie, they've all stared back at his lens and pouted.
But what the world doesn't know is that Liddell is colour blind. And a butcher.
Because that's the only possible explanation for his Eva Longoria cover for the latest issue of Amica magazine.
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Justin Bieber's Next Single: 'As Long As You Love Me'



Island Def Jam has confirmed to Billboard that "As Long as You Love Me" will be the second radio single from Justin Bieber's new album, "Believe." The set is due to soar onto the Billboard 200 this week. Check Billboard.com tomorrow morning (June 27) for complete details on the album's chart arrival.

The hypnotic, dubstep-infused "Love Me" -- which is not a cover of the Backstreet Boys' like-titled 1998 hit -- features rapper Big Sean. "We could be starving, we could be homeless, we could be broke. As long as you love me, I'll be your platinum, I'll be your silver, I'll be your gold," Bieber promises in the song.

First released as a retail preview track to "Believe," it debuted last week on the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 21 with download sales of 168,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan. "Love Me" will now receive its official radio push when the label begins promoting it to top 40 and rhythmic radio stations on July 9.


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Meagan Good’s Wedding Registry

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We all know that Meagan Good was made an honest woman last weekend by her preacher boo DeVon Franklin, and for those of you interested in what type of “gifts” the newlyweds are seeking…you have come to the right place!

The newly married couple has couches, mattresses, “honeymoon fund” and all kinds of foolishness on their wedding registry.


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LMAO @ honeymoon fund. He is the Vice President of Production for Columbia Pictures and they are asking for honeymoon money

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Kristin Chenoweth joins 'The Good Wife'


Here’s something to sing about: The golden-voiced Kristen Chenoweth will be part of The Good Wife’s upcoming Season 4.

The actress/singer will recur as a sharp political reporter who won’t stop until she’s got all of the details about the Florrick campaign… and marriage. Chenoweth’s petite journo will first appear in the fall premiere and will tangle with Alicia (Julianna Marguiles) and Peter (Chris Noth) throughout the season.

Chenoweth played Carlene on the ABC comedy GCB before it was cancelled in May. Prior to that, she appeared on Glee, Pushing Daisies and The West Wing, among others. To fans of the Great White Way, she’s perhaps best known for originating the role of Glinda in Wicked.

She joins previously announced guest star Maura Tierney, who’ll play a self-made Chicago billionaire.

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How to get under Aaron Sorkin’s skin (and also, how to high-five properly)

Aaron Sorkin knows the weight of last words, and his last words to me, as we walk-and-talk out of the HBO press room, are: “Write something nice.” He says this in the “Smile, honey” tone of much less successful jerks. It’s not advice the Oscar-winning, show-bossing Jonathan Franzen of screenwriting would take himself, thank what gods there be. In Sorkinville, these gods are men.



At the short end of a TV season dominated, if not by shows about girls and women, by talk about shows about girls and women, Sorkin’s new drama The Newsroom arrives with a “Hey, remember how great America was when it wasn’t just a man’s world, but a man's man’sworld?”

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'Dexter' exec on season seven: 'It's about shame and betrayal'



Dexter exec Sara Colleton has promised that the next season will be "a game-changer".

It was recently confirmed that the Showtime drama's latest run will pick up where season six left off, with Deb (Jennifer Carpenter) having discovered Dexter (Michael C Hall) committing a murder.

Colleton told TV Guide that season seven will indeed see Deb discover the entire truth about her adopted brother, adding that the discovery "rocks her world".

"If the series-long quest for Dexter was to finally have someone who really knows him... well, be careful what you wish for because Deb now knows everything and that's a game-changer," she said.

Colleton explained that the theme for the new episodes is "regret, responsibility, shame, betrayal, all of those things".


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Nora Ephron -- the legendary Hollywood writer who penned the screenplays for "Sleepless in Seattle" and "When Harry Met Sally" -- is gravely ill ... family members are telling close friends.

The nature of her illness is unclear ... however there are reports she is suffering from cancer and is not expected to make it through the night.

There is speculation that Nora has already passed away -- we're told that's not true ... but there is little hope she will recover from her current condition.


71-year-old Ephron was nominated for 3 Academy Awards in her illustrious Hollywood career ... and was widely considered one of the most powerful women in the entertainment industry.

Among her most memorable films ... "Silkwood" ... "My Blue Heaven" ... "Michael" ... "You've Got Mail" ... and "Julie and Julia."

Ephron was married to (and famously divorced) Watergate scandal reporter Carl Bernstein ... before entering her 3rd (and final) marriage to screenwriter Nicholas Pileggi.


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Mass Effect 3 Extended Cut Includes Extra Ending



BioWare refuses to let Mass Effect 3 end as it did. A fourth ending has been added to the game in the Extended Cut DLC. Eurogamer has provided details on this alternate ending. I am warning you now, there are definite spoilers, as the ending is point-blank detailed. If you wish not to continue, do not say you were not warned. Just in case I'll put it in big bold letters so you have no excuses and do not put the blame on me. However, if you wish to continue, you may do so. Heck, even get comfy and watch the video below.


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My sister did the same thing to the Star Child for shits and giggles but we didn't expect this to happen. aka this ending is a "fuck you" to people who wanted another ending as someone in the youtube comments said
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Memories....8 Awesome Years of Celeb Gossip

Considering Oh No They Didn't birthday is this week, I thought I'd create a post to commemorate the best moments, lingo, stans and boyfriends ONTD has had over the past eight years. We've been through good times... and Frank times.. but overall, this community continues to get stronger with each passing day. So let us remember:


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NBC News To Pay Ann Curry $10 Million To Exit 'Today': Report

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NBC News is allegedly planning to pay "Today" co-host Ann Curry $10 million to exit the morning show she's been on for fifteen years, the New York Post reported on Monday.

Citing entertainment gossip website TMZ, the Post reported that the network is nearing a settlement with Curry, who was one year into her reported three year contract with "Today." The network will reportedly name a replacement for Curry in the coming week.

The announcement would come just one week after the New York Times reported that the network was planning to replace Curry, after only one year as co-host.

Since Curry ascended to the top spot on the show, she has experienced a barrage of negative press, criticizing her chemistry with co-host Matt Lauer, her overall performance, and holding her responsible for the "Today" show's ratings troubles.

In an unfortunately timed interview with Ladies Home Journal, in which excerpts were released one day following the New York Times story, Curry spoke candidly about dealing with the negative press. She said she wonders, "Am I not good enough?" Curry also disclosed that she'd like to remain on the show for five, possibly ten more years.

Though the network has not yet announced a replacement, Curry's "Today" show colleague Savannah Guthrie is widely rumored to succeed her. Guthrie joined "Today" as the 9:00 a.m. hour co-host last June.

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MEAN AND LEAN: ANDREW SCOTT

The Actor Who Plays Sherlock Holmes's Nemesis Dresses Up In Topman And Tells Us Why It's Sometimes Good To Be Bad
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In the crazy world of celebs and showbiz, every so often along comes a sprinkling of actors whose dedication to honing their craft outweighes the obvious allure and trappings of fame. Andrew Scott is definitely one of those kind of actors, that's not to say that Scott has been waiting in the wings for his moment in the spotlight, actually far from it. His recent BAFTA win for his role as BBC's Sherlock Holmes baddie, Jim Moriarty is testament to that, plus his busy schedule (which has seen him work in film, television and where it all originally began, on the stage) is a clear indication that Scott has the kind of talent that keeps him in demand. Having cut his acting teeth in the theatre, ultimately winning a Laurence Olivier Award for his role in A Girl In A Car With A Man, Scott has gone onto work with an impressive roster of talented actors, screenwriters and directors including Mike Bartlett, Sam Mendes and Julianne Moore. GENERATION spoke to the Irish actor, at Topman's VIP Personal Shopping Suite, about why he enjoys playing villians and his new role in ITV1 drama The Town...

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SPICE GIRLS REUNITE, ALL FIVE MEMBERS.


All five members of the Spice Girls have reunited in London today (26th June) to celebrate the launch of new musical, Viva Forever. The event marks their first public appearance together since 2008, where the Spice Up Your Life group were reunited for a comeback tour.

The venue of the launch is significant when it comes to the history of the Spice Girls, as the St. Pancras Renaissance London Hotel was used as the location for their debut music for Wannabe, which was released 16-years ago today.

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Jada Pinkett Smith Joins Fight Against Human Trafficking

WASHINGTON – It's not every day that your 11-year-old wants to have a conversation about human trafficking and sex slavery.

But that's exactly what happened to Jada Pinkett Smith when daughter Willow broached the topic after watching the KONY 2012 video (about a Ugandan warlord) that went viral this spring.

"She did her own research and realized that there were young girls her age in this country being trafficked for sex," Pinkett Smith remembers. "She was like, 'Mommy — you don't know what's happening!' I was like, 'Hold up, pause right there!' And, she was like, 'I've got to give my voice to this. These young girls out there need me.' "

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Stacy Littlejohn - The Next Shonda Rhimes?

Stacy Littlejohn, the creator of VH1's hit show Single Ladies, says she's working long hours and weeks to bring the sexy series to life.

"To put 14 episodes together it takes nine months," she says. "I work, and this is not an exaggeration, 17 to 19 hours a day, seven days a week. I absolutely have no life. I take three-hour naps at night."

But her work is not all in vain. Single Ladies has returned to much fanfare and buzz amid cast changes, further motivating Littlejohn to keep her eyes on the prize. She says she's planning to model her career after Grey's Anatomy and Scandal writer and creator Shonda Rhimes. "I keep telling people that I want to be her when I grow up," says Littlejohn. "I think what she's doing is awesome and she's a role model for me. I definitely want to attempt to do a version of what she's doing and have my hands in a lot of different pots and have a lot of different shows on the air."

As for the future, Littlejohn says she's already cooking up new shows. "My mind is whirling and I hope I can keep it going."

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Paul Thomas Anderson Began Work On A Video For Fiona Apple's 'Hot Knife'


Fiona Apple's first album in 7 years -- The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do -- dropped this past week and we have had it on pretty constant rotation here at Cigs & Vines. With a sudden flurry of attention comes a deluge of interviews and some of them are really great too, like this one. If you follow us on Twitter, you already know Fiona has dropped a few mentions of Paul here and there, saying to Interview Magazine...

"I'm actually very goofy. I hate this feeling like I'm name-dropping, but Paul Thomas Anderson [the director and Apple's ex-boyfriend] told me that two of the funniest people he knows are me and Daniel Day-Lewis. He was like, "You're both hilarious, but everybody thinks you're awful."

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Writer, director, producer Nora Ephron dies at 71



Ephron, who emerged over the past four decades as one of America’s warmest and most acute chroniclers of contemporary culture and society, has died. She was 71.

Nora Ephron, the celebrated screenwriter and director, was gravely ill, suffering from leukemia.

Ephron was best known for penning the screenplay for "Sleepless in Seattle" (1993) and "When Harry Met Sally..." (1989), and then writing and directing "Julie & Julia" (2009) and "You've Got Mail" (1998).

UPDATE from WPost: Ephron died of complications from the blood disorder myelodysplasia, with which she was diagnosed six years ago.

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The Best Coast covers 'Rhiannon' for Just Tell Me That You Want Me: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac



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Best Coast Performs Fleetwood Mac's 'Rhiannon'

Best Coast covers Fleetwood Mac's 1975 smash "Rhiannon" on a forthcoming tribute album — a task which clearly requires quite a bit of reverence, to the point where singer Bethany Cosentino even channels Stevie Nicks' warbling rasp. And, while the song's familiar guitar line is replaced with a dramatically simplified piano melody, the result captures the melancholic yearning of "Rhiannon" — its mystical side, its understanding of unattainable love — without losing the beach-bound giddiness of Best Coast's simple, shiny sound.

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No. No. This cover does not do any of that. It turned the song into cheesy elementary bubblegum snot with no emotion or meaning, that's what it did. No.
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Nobody, misogynist critic can't handle Fiona and Regina being truthful



Veteran beneficiaries of major-label hype and longtime critical darlings both, Fiona Apple and Regina Spektor seem like women that only a mook could fail to applaud: They are smart, passionate, ambitious, musically challenging, lovably quirky and supremely self-empowered—everything a great pop star should be.

Why, then, is actually listening to them such a dreadful chore?

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Damn, this fool can't even get Fiona's lyrics right.
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Group of nobodies coming for Jessie J's wig, wig remains tightened



Was Jessie J's biggest stateside hit lifted from another source? The popular British singer is facing a copyright infringement suit over claims that significant portions of her recent hit "Domino" were taken directly from a male singer's work.



Filed by singer Will Loomis in Newport, California, the lawsuit names Jessie J (real name: Jessica Cornish), Universal Music Group, Lava Records, and Universal Republic Records as defendants in a case in which Loomis claims that large chunks of his 2008 song "Bright Red Chords" were taken for "Domino," which was released in August 2011.

"Mr. Loomis never consented to the use of his song," writes the singer's lawyer Chris Arledge in a statement, "and we look forward to obtaining an appropriate remedy from the court for this clear infringement."

Loomis uploaded a video to YouTube comparing the two tracks side-by-side in April, overlaying the vocals from his track with the backing track of "Domino" to show the similarities in vocal phrasing.

"Domino" spent 24 weeks on the Hot 100, peaking at No. 6. Jessie J's debut album, "Who You Are," peaked at No. 11 on the Billboard 200 upon its release last year.

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2NE1 Post





New Evolution Tour Teaser Photos (CL & Bom)

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Jeremy Scott to design 2NE1′s stage outfits for ‘New Evolution’ tour

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2NE1 will become the first Korean girl group to hold a global tour, entitled ‘New Evolution‘, and to make the feat even more special, designer Jeremy Scott has stepped up to directly participate in the tour!

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2NE1 won the award of "Best New Artist Video" for their "I Am The Best" music video
 
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On the 23rd, 2NE1 was awarded the “Best New Artist Music Video Award” at the “MTV VMAJ”!

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miley cyrus and her friend stop at a medical marijuana dispensary + people mag article



After going to pilates this morning, Miley Cyrus and her friend Jen Novak went for a spin with the top down in Miley's white convertible. The two stopped to let Jen run in a medical marijuana dispensary in North Hollywood before taking off again in Miley's white Mercedes.

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Miley Cyrus Parties Hard in Hollywood While Fiancé Liam Hemsworth Works

While Liam Hemsworth was busy filming in New Orleans over the weekend, his fiancée Miley Cyrus made time to hit up her favorite Hollywood hotspot.

Popping into Beacher's Madhouse inside the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel at around 11:45 p.m., the "Can't Be Tamed" singer was joined by a group of girlfriends – and they immediately headed to Cyrus's usual table in the front row of the club.

"Miley spent most of the night dancing," an onlooker tells PEOPLE, adding that she shimmied to songs by Pitbull and Michael Jackson.

But it wasn't until Rihanna came on that Cyrus really seemed to be having a ball on the dance floor.

"She threw her hands in the air when the deejay started playing, 'We Found Love,' " the source says. "She was very chatty and was in a great mood. At around 12:15 a.m., she pulled her girlfriend into the photo booth to take pictures together."
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Russell Crowe As Rupert Murdoch: Actor Reportedly To Play Scandalized Media Mogul In New Movie

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Russell Crowe definitely won't be phoning this one in.

The 'Gladiator' star, 48, is in line to play media mogul Rupert Murdoch in a new film "Good Times, Bad Times" based on former London Times editor Harold Evan's memoirs of his relationship with him. "The Kings Speech" leading man Colin Firth is rumored to be up to play Evans.

According Variety, Evans resigned from the paper in 1983 over "unacceptable pressure" with Murdoch on how the Times should be run.

Leon Lecash, creative director of the company producing the film, said the movie will also discuss a meeting between Murdoch and Margaret Thatcher — who was Britain's PM at the time — where Murdoch agreed to buy the Times in exchange for political publicity for Thatcher's party.


"Harry [Evans] had suspicions that some intimate contacts were taking place between Murdoch and Thatcher, with late-night whisky drinking," said Lecash.

The film will not only be about Evan's experience at the Times but also touch on the ongoing News of the World hacking scandal.

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Daredevil Angelina Jolie performs her own stunts while shooting Disney's 'Maleficent'

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Angelina Jolie can add "flying" to her growing list of talents.

From Hollywood star to on-set sorceress, Jolie appeared in full costume -- including her villainous black horns -- to film more scenes for her upcoming movie "Maleficent."

And it seems Jolie, 37, isn't afraid to do her own stunts.

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Fleetwood Mac REALLY WILL Tour in 2013 (+ Stevie wears boots all summer long)



Despite several postponements, 2013 will be the year that Fleetwood Mac heads back on the road. The band last toured in 2009; marking the first time they embarked on a major road trek without promoting a new album.

We just caught up with Stevie Nicks, who told us that once again, Fleetwood Mac will be touring on the strength of it's back catalogue with rehearsals on the books for the beginning of 2013: "I'm taking the rest of this year for my In Your Dreams record that I love so much, and then 2013 is Fleetwood Mac, 'cause we're in rehearsal in January."

In Your Dreams -- which is Nicks' seventh and latest solo studio album -- was co-produced by the Eurythmics' Dave Stewart, who also co-wrote seven of the album's 13 songs. The album also includes the song, "Everybody Loves You" -- which was written about Lindsey Buckingham (as well as atleast 5 others also written about him...)

In Your Dreams entered the Billboard 200 chart at Number Six and sold 52,000 copies during its first week of release.

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So basically, another greatest hits tour.... okay but PLEASE put out new music before (God forbid) you're unable to any more. Lindsey wants to work as Buckingham Nicks, do it before you guys get sick of each other again!
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Criminal Minds Season 8: New character has history with Reid



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Her name is Alex Blake and she's a seasoned FBI linguistics expert, who has some history with Reid. "People like Reid learned from [her]," executive producer Erica Messer tells us. "She is also a professor at Georgetown and Reid has guest-lectured at her forensic linguistics class before." And before you even ask, don't look for her to be striking up any interoffice romances. "She is in a relationship," Messer teases. "When you get your heroes involved romantically, it just changes the show so much. I feel pretty strongly about that as a rule."



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Lindsay Lohan causes scandal with new gun pics; Pictures removed from Terry's site



Just ten days after paramedics were called to Lindsay Lohan’s Ritz Carlton hotel room in Marina del Ray because she was in such a deep sleep that she couldn’t be roused, the troubled actress is up to her old attention-getting antics again.

This week, she pulled out a gun to pose for notorious fashion photographer Terry Richardson at the Chateau Marmont, her favorite hangout. Richardson, known for his sexually provocative photography, has shot campaigns for designers Marc Jacobs, Tom Ford and YSL, as well clothing lines Aldo, Diesel and Diane Von Furstenberg. He's also shot editorials for Rolling Stone, GQ, Vogue and Vanity Fair.

It's worth noting that Richardson's career has also been plagued by accusations of sexual abuse from young models who have posed for him.

This isn't Lohan's first time in the photographic firing line. She first posed with a handgun for another controversial L.A. photographer, Tyler Shields in 2010, making all kinds of lurid headlines for his photography book, The Dark Side of Glamour.

The photos of Lohan with the firearm have been removed from Richardsons Diary, but the ones that remain aren't exactly high school yearbook worthy. In most, she looks woozy, glamorously disheveled and half naked.

Maybe it’s not such a good idea to have Lindsay playing Elizabeth Taylor in the currently shooting film, Liz and Dick, so soon after she's put her ongoing legal problems behind her. The iconic actress had alcohol problems during her widely publicized boozy marrige to Richard Burton.

Tell us: What do you think about Lindsay Lohan's extracurricular activies?

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