February 5th, 2013

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Kristen Wiig Joins 'Anchorman' Sequel

The "Bridesmaids" star signs up for the long-awaited second installment of the adventures of Ron Burgundy.



Another mega star Saturday Night Live alumni has joined the cast of Anchorman: The Legend Continues.

Kristen Wiig has officially signed on to play a part in the sequel to the hit 2004 comedy, director Adam McKay announced on his Facebook page late Monday night. She joins a cast led by Will Ferrell, who plays the oblivious news anchor Ron Burgundy, and supported by Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steve Carrell and Dave Koechner.

The film, which was announced last March, is due out from Paramount on December 20.

Wiig has long been included in the comedy universe of which Anchorman producer Judd Apatow is the center; he produced her 2011 breakout hit Bridesmaids, which earned her an Oscar nomination for best original screenplay, and she appeared in his 2007 directorial effort, Knocked Up. A pairing with Ferrell produced a memorable presentation at last month's Golden Globes, perhaps hinting at what is to come.

She will soon appear in the dramedy Girl Most Likely, which she wrote, as well as Ben Stiller's Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Liza Johnson's drama Hateship, Friendship and Craig Johnson's dramedy The Skeleton Twins.

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What Happened To the Female Rock Vocalist Grammy?



Though it should've been implemented since at least Janis Joplin's first solo record (1969), for whatever reasons, Best Female Rock Vocal Performance didn't make the cut as an official Grammy category until 1980. And though solo female artists continue to release great rock records every year, The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) stopped with the category after 2004.

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Breaking Bad Round Up

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Anna Gunn has a new gig.

The "Breaking Bad" actress has been cast in Bravo's "Rita." The one hour drama is a new project for Bravo, adapted from an original Danish format. Gunn will play a private school teacher trying to balance the parenting of her own children with the children and their intense parents at the school.


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Ricki Lake Show cancelled, now Kris Jenner's time to shine



20th / Fox pulls the plug on Ricki's talk show, following last week's announcement of Kris Jenner's new talk show.

Twentieth Television pulls the plug on the syndicated talker, which launched in September.

As previously reported last week, 20th / Fox are planning a daytime talk show "Kris" for Kardashian matriarch Kris Jenner. The one-hour show will be televised this summer by another unit of News Corporation, the Fox-owned television stations in cities like New York and Los Angeles.

Lake, who made her return to talk television after a nine-year absence, was never able to attract enough of the adult female audience she was targeted to serve. When Twentieth Television first announced plans for the show it described Lake as “America’s girlfriend.”

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Researchers discover the real cause of blindness for Laura Ingalls Wilder's sister Mary

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Think you know everything about Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House on the Prairie series?

Think again.

Readers of the beloved series will remember how Wilder's older sister Mary went blind as a result of scarlet fever. But a new study published in Pediatrics, the Official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, has revealed the cause of Mary's blindness was actually meningoencephalitis – a disease similar to meningitis.

Over the course of 10 years, Dr. Beth Tarini and a team of researchers studied papers and letters written by Wilder, newspaper articles about Mary's illness and data on blindness and infectious disease in the late 19th century, CNN reports.

Tarini discovered that in Pioneer Girl, Wilder's unpublished memoir, there is no reference to Mary contracting scarlet fever before going blind. "She never says scarlet fever. She never says rash," Tarini told CNN.

Then Tarini unveiled what would lead her to discover a different diagnosis. In a letter Wilder wrote to her daughter, Rose, she referenced Mary suffering from "some sort of spinal sickness." The letter goes on to mention that Mary was told by specialist in Chicago that the "nerves of her eyes were paralyzed and there was no hope."

But why would Wilder write that her sister suffered from scarlet fever? Researchers think perhaps Wilder and her editors felt the illness would be more relatable to her readers.

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Chris Brown may have faked court-ordered community service records, violated probation



The L.A. County District Attorney has filed legal documents claiming Chris Brown has violated his probation by submitting bogus community service records ... TMZ has learned.

We've learned the D.A. is alleging in legal docs Chris Brown may have LIED when he claimed he had performed all of his community service in connection with the Rihanna beating case.

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One Direction and the rise of Gay Acting Straight Men



An inside look at One Direction, Homo-eroticism, and Testicle Slapping.

If ever there was a pop group perfectly engineered to fuel the fantasy lives of adolescent girls (and a subset of grown woman and gay men), it’s One Direction. The Simon Cowell-managed and -manufactured fivesome are equal in looks and charm (if not necessarily in talent) and sing about parties, kissing, and girls who don’t know they’re beautiful, in songs tailor-made for the Twilight generation.

But One Direction differ from the all-male singing groups that came before them in other, less superficial, ways as well. Take the video for their latest ditty, Kiss You, in which Harry Styles, riding on a motorcycle behind Zayn Malik, reaches forward to cheekily tweak his band mate’s nipples.

Or their previous hit, Live While We're Young, in which the boys wrestle, hug, and play with giant inflatable banana. Not to mention the countless TV appearances, interviews and live concerts in which the band have groped or mock-kissed each other for the cameras.

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Lindsey Vonn Airlifted to Hospital After Skiing Accident


Olympic gold medal skier Lindsey Vonn was airlifted to a hospital in Austria today after a frightening crash during the Alpine World Championships in Schladming.

Vonn lost her balance after landing awkwardly from a jump ... losing her ski and skidding into a gate. Doctors evaluated Vonn for more than ten minutes on the slope before she was loaded on to a helicopter and flown to a nearby hospital.

According to reports, the doctor who examined Vonn says he believes she suffered a tibial plateau fracture -- also known as a break in the shinbone.



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Hey Róisín Murphy fans.. there's got to be a few, no?

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In certain circles, Roisin Murphy is an icon. The Irish vocalist and former Moloko frontwoman has maintained a lively solo career since her original outfit broke up, and in the past few years, she's appeared in seemingly unrelated places by collaborating with the likes of Crookers, David Morales, and Toddla T. Now, her latest unexpected venture is a silky, disco-leaning EP for Munich's Permanent Vacation imprint.
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OMG, I love her so much.. I know the song is a few months old but they finally released the video for this version, I'm hoping this means new music from her, singles/collabs are not enough! Still dreaming for a Moloko reunion.
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Meryl Streep, Jean Dujardin, Octavia Spencer, Christopher Plummer to present at Oscars



Last year’s Academy Award® winners, Meryl Streep, Jean Dujardin, Octavia Spencer and Christopher Plummer, will return to present on this year’s telecast, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today.

“We are honored to have Meryl, Octavia, Christopher and Jean, last year’s Oscar winners in each of the acting categories, return to the Oscar stage,” said Zadan and Meron.

Streep, who is the most nominated actor with 17 nominations, has won three Academy Awards®, including last year’s lead actress award for her performance in “The Iron Lady.” Dujardin won the award for his lead performance in the Best Picture winner, “The Artist.” It was his first nomination. Spencer, also a first time nominee, took home the Oscar for her supporting role in Best Picture nominee “The Help.” Plummer, who has twice been nominated, won the award for his supporting role in “Beginners.”

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Robert De Niro Cries on Katie



Robert De Niro became unusually emotional during an interview with Katie Couric Monday.

The typically taciturn actor, appearing with "Silver Linings Playbook" co-star Bradley Cooper and director David O. Russell, sat back as the other two men discussed the bipolar and mood disorders that challenged them both on set and off set. Russell's son suffers from bipolar disorder, an experience that the director has said inspired him to make the movie in the first place.

De Niro didn't say much in the interview. But when asked about how he related to the movie, the 69-year-old Oscar winner -- who has four sons of his own -- had to start and stop. "I don't like to get emotional, but I know exactly what [Russell] goes through," De Niro said, voice cracking. He appeared to be holding back tears.

Russell confirmed that De Niro had related deeply to the movie, telling Couric that he had witnessed a strong visceral reaction from the actor after reading the script. "I thought he was having hay fever, then I realized he was having an emotional reaction and I sat there and watched Robert De Niro cry for 10 minutes and I said, 'Wow he's really connecting with this material and this would be beautiful thing if it could work out, because I think his heart would be there' and it is there."

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Russell Brand Talks Katy Perry-John Mayer Dating: "You Have to Let Go"



Attention, Katy Perry! Or, on second thought, cover your ears, Katy Perry!

Sure, no one wants relationship advice on their current paramour from their ex-husband, but when it comes to the romantic reputation of John Mayer, Russell Brand knows of what he speaks.

In fact, Brand may be the only celebrity to rival Mayer in terms of the sheer amount of famous female companionship he's been keeping.

So when Howard Stern asked the comedian his thoughts on his ex-wife's new boyfriend, of course he was going to have something to say.

"Worse or better, depending on how you view it," Russell quickly intervened. When Stern then said, "He's a better womanizer, then," Brand was forced to defend his well-documented lascivious ways.

"Hold on, I resent that! I'm world class!"

Returning to the topic of Katy and John, Russell opted for diplomacy, while still making his feelings known.

"You have to let go of the instinct to protect someone once you divorce them," he said.

Taking that as his cue (not that he needed one) to throw tact to the wind, Stern then launched into Russell's ill-fated marriage, telling him, "I knew you'd never stay married."
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Tate Stevens - "Holler If You're With Me"



X Factor season 2 winner, Tate Stevens, released his first single today “Holler If You’re With Me.” and if your thing is red solo cup waving, drankin’ and hollerin’ to country music, then this song is for you. We’ll see if Tate can break through on country radio with this rather generic offering.

The music video for the single, sponsored by Pepsi, will debut during Sunday’s Grammy Awards telecast. Also, Tate reports that he is almost done with his album! He tweeted yesterday, “I wanted to say that the love you guys show me is awesome! I can’t believe that I am almost done with my album! Love me some #tatenation

He may release sooner than that Season 1 winner. Oh what’s her name? Melanie Amaro. the shade

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'The Philosophers' Trailer



At an international school in Jakarta, a brilliant but mysterious philosophy teacher challenges his class of twenty graduating seniors to undertake one final thought experiment in order to complete the requirements for graduation. The experiment is to be the most extreme they have ever had to face. Using the power of logic alone, the students must choose which of them would be worthy of a place in an underground shelter built to withstand a fast-approaching nuclear apocalypse. The shelter only has space for ten people, which means certain death for those that are not chosen.

The real-life world of the classroom dramatically segues into the imaginary yet all too real world of the nuclear bunker and the approaching atomic catastrophe. Forced to make impossible decisions, the twenty young students enter an explosive and highly stylised world in which the survival instinct reigns supreme. Murder, deceit, sex and betrayal become the norm as the students strive to survive the impossible scenario. In doing so, they take the audience on an exhilarating journey across multiple realities, each one ever more intense than the last.

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Princess Bride: Over-the-Top Disney Wedding a Viral Hit



Many brides want to be princesses on their big day, but one young woman actually became one: Ariel, the little mermaid.

Aspiring actress Jamie Chandler, 26, loves Disney so much that her entire wedding was devoted to the studio's iconic fairytales, going so far as to embody her favorite redheaded character, complete with a stuffed Flounder bearing witness. It's an unconventional fandom, one that brought her together with husband Christopher, 27, also an avid supporter of the Magic Kingdom.

"We both share a mutual love for the lightheartedness that Disney embodies," Jamie Chandler told TODAY.com. "Disney was a large part of both of our lives while growing up, and it is something that we both associate with family."

Photos of the Chandlers' fall 2011 wedding, which were recently published online, went viral, with commenters calling it everything from "awesomely creative" to "crazy" to bemoaning "those poor unfortunate souls."

But for Jamie and Christopher, it was simply an obvious choice for the wedding – the O'Fallon, Missouri couple both grew up singing along to the animated musicals and regularly visiting Disney World, a tradition that extended into adulthood and ultimately into marriage. In 2009, Christopher got down on one knee at Disney World and presented Jamie with a glass slipper, which held an engagement ring.

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What are your thoughts on theme weddings, ONTD? I'd be more of a traditionalist for my own, but I think a theme wedding would be more fun to attend as a guest. That said, I'm still on the fence as to whether this is really cute or kind of tacky...
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Youngest ever Oscar nominee Quvenzhané Wallis, age 9, at the Academy Awards luncheon


She is the youngest person in history to be nominated for a Best Actress Oscar, and at just nine years old Quvenzhané Wallis knows how to liven up an Academy event.

The young star walked about and was the center of attention at the 85th Academy Awards nominations luncheon at the Beverly Hilton on Monday.

Looking impeccable in a lilac party dress, and with one of her trademark puppy purses, the Beasts Of The Southern Wild star couldn't fail to cause a stir as she joked around.

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Chris Pratt lands lead in Guardians of the Galaxy


James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy has found its lead. Deadline is reporting that "Parks & Recreation" and Zero Dark Thirty star Chris Pratt will play Peter Quill (aka Star-Lord) in the August 1, 2014 release.

The Quill character is likely to be the central protagonist of the film. Raised on Earth, Quill learns that his father was from outer space and is drawn into an intergalactic conflict that eventually leads to him becoming the leader of the team.

Quite arguably Marvel Studios' most offbeat property to date, Guardians of the Galaxy's roster is also said to include Drax the Destroyer, Groot, Rocket Racoon and Gamora. Check back for casting details on those roles as they emerge.

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Charles Michael Davis is Klaus's protege Marcel in Vampire Diaries spin-off

EXCLUSIVE: Charles Michael Davis (The Game) is set to co-star opposite The Vampire Diaries‘ Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies and Phoebe Tonkin in the potential spinoff The Originals, which will be introduced in the April 25 episode of the CW drama. Written by TVD co-creator/executive producer Julie Plec, The Originals centers on the Original family of vampires, as Klaus (Morgan) returns to the supernatural melting pot that is the French Quarter of New Orleans — a town he helped build centuries ago — and is reunited with his diabolical former protégé Marcel (Davis). Wicked, wild and charismatic, Marcel is a former kicked-around street rat who now calls the shots in the supernatural playground of New Orleans. As a modern-day vampire, he’s fierce and bold, able to accomplish as much with his charm as he is with his strength. Elijah (Gillies), intent on helping his self-destructive brother find redemption, must side with Marcel’s enemies in order to keep Klaus in line. Like Morgan and Gillies, Tonkin also is reprising her role from TVD. Davis joins fellow Daniella Pineda, who also has been cast in Originals as a regular. Davis, repped by Peter Strain & Associates and Mary Erickson, is filming a recurring role on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy and also recurred on ABC Family’s Switched At Birth.

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It's A Jem Post ONTD !!!

'Jem' Collector Dolls Are Getting The Band Back Together With Series 2: The Holograms



As you might already know, we're a pretty obsessive group here at ComicsAlliance, and one of our biggest obsessions is Jem and the Holograms, the truly outrageous story of a glam band built on a secret identities and bizarre adventures. Naturally, we were all pretty stoked when Integrity Toys launched their new series of pricey Jem collector dolls, although to be honest, that first wave felt a little lacking. Sure, Jerrica and her alter-ego are a must, but Rio and Synergy? C'mon. This ain't amateur night.
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This is the FULL Beyoncé Illuminati Post.



Here is the FULL Beyonce Superbowl Illuminati rundown, as referenced from this post.

The 2013 Super Bowl featured the Sandy Hook chorus, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Beyoncé, a whole bunch of advertisements and, oh yeah, a football game. While things were not as overt and in your face as last year’s half time show/celebration of Great Priestess Madonna, there were nevertheless a a lot of Illuminati Agenda-pushing going on. Here’s a recap of the noteworthy elements that occurred in the 2013 Super Bowl, the TV event of the year.

The Sandy Hook Chorus


Jennifer Hudson sings with the Sandy Hook Chorus … a group that was NOT created by the young kids that are part of it.



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Courteney Cox to guest star on "Go On"!

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Monica and Chandler are reuniting … sort of.

NBC's freshman comedy Go On is staging its first on-screen Friends reunion when Courteney Cox checks in for an episode of the Matthew Perry comedy, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively.

Cox will join Perry, aka her former on-screen husband Chandler Bing on Friends, for an episode set to air in April. Cox play a character who meets Anne, who then tries to set her up with Perry's Ryan. It marks the duo's first small-screen reunion since the long-running comedy ended its 10-season run in 2004.

For Cox, who's currently starring on TBS' Cougar Town, the Go On guest stint also marks a Friends reunion with former executive producer Scott Silveri, with whom she worked on the series from 1996 through its final season.

This marks the latest Friends reunion for Cox, who has also guest starred on Lisa Kudrow's Showtime adaptation Web Therapy (David Schwimmer has appeared as well). Kudrow, meanwhile, also appeared on an episode of Cougar Town during the comedy's run on ABC, as did Jennifer Aniston, the latter of whom also guest starred on Cox's FX comedy, Dirt. (Schwimmer, meanwhile, directed two episodes of Friends spinoff Joey starring Matt LeBlanc.)

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Florence unveils jewellery line, you can probably get something better at F21.



Like so many artists before her, Florence Welch (of Florence and the Machine fame) is spreading her wings. Not content to just make awesome music, Florence recently debuted a new jewelry collection and it’s surprisingly cute (lol). Even better, it’s affordable!

The collection is relatively small for now, but we’re guessing this is just a test run for Florence. So buy something nice for yourself so she will make more! Shop Florence Welch’s jewelry collection, Flotique, in the slideshow.

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'Saved by the Bell' reunion: Mr. Belding Surprises Kelly on TODAY Show - she's not exactly thrilled

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The stars of the ’80s and ’90s are usually happy to play along when talk show hosts insist on referencing their beloved, long-dead projects. But sometimes, those stars just don’t feel like dwelling on the past.

Take, for example, Saved by the Bell star Tiffani Thiessen, who was unpleasantly surprised this morning when her Today show appearance was interrupted by a surprise guest: Dennis Haskins, a.k.a. goofy Mr. Belding. Please note Thiessen’s face, which looks just how you’d look if your high school principal showed up at your birthday party.

In the end, Thiessen’s a perfectly good sport about the whole thing — which is just what we’d expect from amiable Kelly Kapowski. The most popular girl in school knows a thing or two about saving face.

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Bruno Mars' Sisters To Star In Reality Series For WE TV

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Bruno Mars did really well with his affable TV hosting appearance on Saturday Night Live a few months ago, and now WE TV is banking on his sibling’s being just as awesome on television. The network is developing an unscripted reality series following Mars' four sisters: Jaime Kailani, Presley, Tahiti and Tiara.

Apparently, the four Hawaiian ladies want to follow in their brother's footsteps in the music biz. The show will be called The Lylas, a title that is named after the girls’ band and should not be confused with L.Y.L.A.S, the band that later became known as Fifth Harmony during the most recent The X Factor competition. The docuseries will follow the girls as they make the big move from Hawaii to Los Angeles to pursue their dreams. This isn’t as unrealistic as it may seem, as the girls are moving to produce their debut album. They have also already put together a single that’s not half bad. You can check out the song, called “Come Back,” below
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Kim posts old pic of "Mason", brings the lulz on Instagram



Wholesome auntie and nurturing mother-to-be Kim Kardashian has shown the world the force of her maternal instincts today by posting a giant photo of her ass. The old-school Instagram pic posted this afternoon by Ms. Kanye West was labeled "My little Mason!!!!" and the image indeed bore a glimpse of the side of the tot's face, plus Kim's sister Kourtney. But it was clear the middle Kardashian isn't one to let an adorable child attract from the real focus at hand — her bangin' booty. The faux-kid pic sparked an instant boom of laughter ("C'mon Kim Kardashian you're not even holding mason," "lol we were born at night not last night hahaha") as users called her out on the flagrantly non-child-centric image. Once they were done staring, of course.


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Damn, Kim! This honestly had me rolling.

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Why House of Cards could signal the decline of Cable Television


“House of Cards” may not be the best show on television, but it is in the same league as the best shows, and that makes all the difference. The series, about a scheming Congressman, is basically “The West Wing” meets “Breaking Bad,” with a healthy dose of Shakespeare—particularly, as Ian Crouch wrote, “Richard III.” It’s a typical product of our current golden age of television—dark, expertly directed and acted, and about five times better than the average Hollywood film. “House of Cards” was produced by Netflix, and the New York Times, Wired, and others have written about the company’s panache, especially its decision to release thirteen episodes in one day, all of which could be downloaded and watched by anyone with a computer or an Internet-connected TV. But that misses what makes “House of Cards” a significant moment in media history.

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Josh Hutcherson's post-super bowl arrival + paps get pissy at him



Josh Hutcherson arrives at LAX. A certain paparazzi gets pissy when Josh refuses to sign an autograph for him.

Josh Hutcherson keeps it cool behind sunglasses as he makes his way through LAX Airport on Monday (February 4) in Los Angeles.

The 20-year-old Hunger Games star was returning from his Super Bowl trip to New Orleans, La.

“I just saw a PSA that was telling me to not touch a fallen power line… learn something new everyday,” he recently tweeted.

A few days before, Josh attended the 2013 Lacoste/GQ Super Bowl Party held at the Elms Mansion where he mingled with the likes of Ryan Kwanten, Chace Crawford, and Jesse Williams.

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Something We Never Needed: Bar Refaeli's GoDaddy Commercial



Go Daddy's suggestive ads, and their subsequent controversy, have become a Super Bowl tradition. This year's spot, featuring Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Bar Refaeli and nerd-portraying actor Jesse Heiman making out, has been called the most sexist to date.

The fault this year, however, is not Go Daddy's alone. For the first time in their decade of Super Bowl advertising, the hosting company enlisted the help of professionals. The commercial, conceived by creative agency Deutsch New York, was filmed at Universal Studios about a month ago.

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What It's Like To Be Mariska (Flawless, I bet)

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As a teenager growing up in Southern California, Mariska Hargitay didn't exactly embrace her curvy figure. "I was a competitive swimmer and a tomboy and I thought my curves got in the way. I rebelled against them," says Hargitay. "But now I love my body. I try to focus on who I am rather than who I'm not." At 49, Hargitay is the star of the long-running detective drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, the founder of the Joyful Heart Foundation, which helps empower abused women, and the mother of three kids (August, 6; Amaya, 2; and Andrew, 1). Incredibly successful yet surprisingly down-to-earth, Hargitay is one of our favorite cover stars and she was happy to answer LHJ readers' questions about gaining body confidence and living a more satisfying life.

You seem to be so together and sure of yourself. What helped you get this way?- Kathy Agate, Banner Elk, North Carolina

MH: I wasn't always confident. I spent most of my 20s having people say no to me. I'd go on auditions and the casting directors would be like: You're not tall enough, you're not pretty enough, you're not blonde enough, your nose is too big, your nose is too small, your skin is too dark, your skin is too light, change your name! There was so much rejection. I didn't work for eight years. But my dad taught me not to give up. He'd hold his forefinger and his thumb about an inch apart and say, "Mariska, it takes about this much more to be a winner." I'd get an audition and he'd say, "How hard are you going to work for it? What are you going to do today to get yourself closer to your goal?" So I did what I could to become the best actor I could be: I read every play, I went to acting class, I took every audition, I pushed myself when I didn't feel like pushing myself. I acted confident even when I wasn't. And slowly, by doing the thing I loved and by getting better at it, I became more confident.

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We all pretty much knew this already but it's good she stands firm on her views.

Pink, Redbook Magazine Cover: Singer Recalls Being Told She Wasn't 'Pretty Enough'
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How does Pink stay confident? For one, she doesn't concentrate on what haters have to say about her.

Appearing on the March issue of Redbook, the singer recalls being targeted for her looks, and how she rises above it.

"A 'girl like me' is someone who doesn't rest on her looks, who has had people tell me from day one, 'You're never going to get magazine covers because you are not pretty enough.' I'm totally comfortable with that," she says. "I know my strong points: I work hard, I have talent, I'm funny and I'm a good person."

Asked what makes her feel most beautiful, Pink credits the little things in life, like her husband Carey Hart and 2-year-old daughter, Willow Sage.

"Well, I was always considered butch," she says. "Feeling beautiful to me is when I feel good in my leather pants and my husband grabs my ass. Or when I'm sitting on a mat and my daughter runs to me with complete joy. Beautiful has never been my goal. Joy is my goal -- to feel healthy and strong and powerful and useful and engaged and intelligent and in love. It's about joy. And there's such joy now."

Pink has another reason to be smiling -- she's nominated for Best Vocal Album at this year's Grammy Awards, which airs Sunday, Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. ET.

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The 10 Most Disliked Athletes in America

 

Lance Armstrong had two decades of professional racing and seven Tour de France championships to his credit before he became America’s most disliked athlete. That happened, of course, when he acknowledged that he cheated through much of the ride. For Manti Te’o, it took little more than a day, following the revelation of a fake girlfriend, to join Armstrong at the top of the list.

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The doping confession to Oprah didn’t yield much sympathy. In a virtual tie with Manti Te'o at the top, but Armstrong's broader name recognition gives him the nod.
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LeVar Burton on Why 'Roots' Still Matters

The actor reflects on the miniseries' legacy and why he'll go "toe to toe" with Quentin Tarantino

In January 1977, the ground-breaking television miniseries Roots aired and captivated audiences all across America for six nights straight. In honor of this iconic phenomenon, PBS will feature a behind-the-scenes look at Roots in an episode of its hit series, Pioneers of Television airing on February 5 at 8 p.m EST. EBONY.com caught up with star LeVar Burton and discussed the legacy of Roots and why his 18-year-old daughter still hasn’t seen it, the Quentin Tarantino Django controversy and the state of Black America today.

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New ‘Legend of Korra’ chibi-style browser game released online


Nickelodeon has added a new browser game based on The Legend of Korra to their website featuring simple but addictive gameplay and an adorable design.

A new Legend of Korra-based flash game has been added to Nick.com. The game, called Korra: Republic City Run, has a relatively simple gameplay and goal; players follow Korra as she runs through Republic City, helping her avoid Equalists while collecting yuans and extra powers. (Cabbage-busting is also included.) Equalists can be jumped over or defeated with blasts of bending – watch out for the marginally-grisly effects of firebending – and also have the power to electrocute Korra with their gloves. Korra can withstand three electrocutions, after which the game ends. Players are judged on distance traveled, and can use their yuans to “purchase” extra powers outside of the game, including Naga and sky-bison additions.

“Republic City Run” is neither complex or plot-based, but its play is just addictive enough to keep things fun. What makes the game more special is its aesthetic and design, which are produced in the exaggerated, ultra-cute Japanese chibi style. Chibi-Korra (previously seen in Nick.com’s Super Mini Puzzle Heroes game) is pint-sized but perfectly detailed, and it’s pretty endearing to see our fierce and physically-fit Avatar chugging along on chubby little legs. The Equalists also benefit from the chibi design, and even their bug-eyed masks look cute in this style.

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First Thoughts: Depeche Mode - Delta Machine


Talking to Clash last summer about his project with Soulsavers, Depeche Mode's Dave Gahan revealed that he wanted the new Mode album to have "more of a rawness about it" compared to anything the band had recorded previously. "Just because it's another electronic record doesn't mean it shouldn't have a certain edge to it," he continued. "What's exciting with the Depeche record is that we're definitely going down that road. We've got a lot more of a bluesy influence to it, and we're trying to retain that more in the recording and not get too over-fussed about details."

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Guess Who x2!

Two British Singers
totoro jessie ware
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Who else did I meet?
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Source:  me and my camera and the totoro my friend made for me

(First post ever after lurking for so many years and then finally commenting more the past year)
(dang i feel like i need to reply to everyone since its my first post and its a guess who or id feel bad lol)
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Victoria's Secret Models Top Forbes List

Of the 10 women named to Forbes’ 2012 list of the highest-earning models, six are or have been Victoria’s Secret Angels, the elite group of models selected not only for their considerable physical beauty but also for their personalities — and their ability to sell underwear and swimwear to women across the globe.
At the top of the earnings heap is former Angel Gisele Bündchen, who, with contracts for Pantene, Esprit and Versace, earned an estimated $45 million between May 2011 and May 2012.
She was joined by these high-profile Angels:

• Adriana Lima scored fourth place with $7.3 million.
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Magnet Releasing Acquires Sharlto Copley Sci-Fi Pic ‘Europa Report’ For Late 2013



The Wagner/Cuban Company’s Magnet Releasing, genre arm of Magnolia Pictures, announced today that they’ve acquired US rights to EUROPA REPORT, a groundbreaking science fiction film starring Sharlto Copley (District 9), about the exploration of Jupiter’s moon, Europa.

EUROPA REPORT marks Copley’s first return to science fiction since the 2009 blockbuster District 9, as well as the English language debut of director Sebastián Cordero, who once again worked with two longtime collaborators, Academy Award winning Production Designer Eugenio Caballero (Pan’s Labyrinth, The Impossible) and Director of Photography Enrique Chediak (127 Hours). The film was written by Philip Gelatt and produced by Wayfare Entertainment’s Ben Browning. Executive Producers were Wayfare’s Michael Maher and Jeremy Kipp Walker. The film features music by Bear McCreary (Battlestar Galactica, The Walking Dead). The film was financed by Wayfare Entertainment and China’s Sil Metropole.

A unique blend of documentary, alternative history and science fiction thriller, EUROPA REPORT follows a contemporary mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa, to investigate the possible existence of alien life within our solar system. eveloped in close collaboration with NASA, JPL, SpaceX and other leaders in the scientific community, the film imagines the next step in manned space exploration and is based on recent scientific discoveries and theories.
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My body is ready for this movie (or any movie with Sharlto)
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Eva Mendes joins Ryan Gosling's directorial debut, tumblr calls the crisis team



After pairing up as colleagues in the upcoming "The Place Beyond The Pines," and off screen as the most enviable couple in Hollywood, Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes are taking their relationship to the next level. And don't worry ladies, we're not talking marriage.

Mendes has (inevitably) joined Gosling's directorial debut, "How To Catch A Monster." And if there's any way to surely test any union, it's working together. Good luck, Mendling. Penned by Gosling, the cryptic logline reveals the story to be centering on Billy, a single mother of two, who is swept into a macabre and dark fantasy underworld while her teenage son discovers a secret road leading to an underwater town. Both Billy and Bones must dive deep into the mystery, if their family is to survive. Mendes joins Christina Hendricks, Ben Mendelsohn (another 'Pines' actor) and the also newly cast Rob Zabrecky on the picture, and she'll play Cat, who takes a central role at something called Big Bad Wolf Club, which we presume is the fetish club that has been hinted at earlier.

Production on the movie gets underway this spring, and after working with folks like Terrence Malick, George Clooney, Nicolas Winding Refn, Derek Cianfrance and more, we're of course eager to see what Gosling puts together with his first venture behind the camera.

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Elementary: Jon Michael Hill On Marcus Bell, Jonny Lee Miller As Sherlock, And Lucy Liu As Watson.



With Benedict Cumberbatch already playing Holmes in the modern British drama Sherlock, and Robert Downey Jr receiving critical acclaim for his starring role in Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes action films, it was no small feat for Miller to find his own interpretation of the famous sleuth.

"I was taken by how gritty Jonny, as the choice for Sherlock, was; he's great," Jon Michael Hill told The Guide.

"His workload is really incredible; I've never seen anything like it. He not only manages to get it all memorised but he brings something unique and specific. He's also just a very funny guy. He's a lot of fun to work with."
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