December 15th, 2013


Jaden Smith: 'Instagram Depresses Me'


Jaden Smith carries a healthy green juice out of a shop on Thursday (December 12) in Malibu, Calif.

The 15-year-old entertainer was seen walking out of the establishment solo as he went on his way.

“This New Msfts Collection Is The Beginning Of Something Very Special……Something Very Powerful,” Jaden tweeted about his clothing line. “Honestly Check This Out,” he added, along with a link to the collection.

“Instagram Depresses Me.” Jaden tweeted later that day. Perhaps Jaden does not like Instagram’s new addition of Instagram Direct, which will allow users to send pictures to other users and engage in a group chat.

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Stephen Ira appears in ad for fair trans healthcare

Warren Beatty and Annette Bening's transgender son, Stephen Ira, appears in a new public service announcement championing for trans healthcare.
Ira, who is a writer, joined GLAAD and the Sylvia Rivera Law Project to speak out against healthcare discrimination for transgender people. In the video, titled "Healthcare for all: Give trans people access to the care they need," the 21-year-old takes aim at New York State's Medicaid regulation that excludes transgender people.

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I think he is awesome. I hope the USA gets their shit together on healthcare.
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One Direction - NRJ Awards 2013 Red Carpet

One Direction hit the red carpet at the 15th Annual NRJ Music Awards held at the Palais des Festivals on Saturday night (December 14) in Cannes, France.

The guys — Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson, and Niall Horan — won International Group/Duo of the Year. Congrats, guys!

“Thank you so much to @NRJhitmusiconly for having us. Thank you everyone who voted! You, me, oui.” Harry tweeted after the award show.

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Brunette Courtney Stodden Goes Braless at 1st Annual WOWie Awards


Courtney Stodden tweeted that a "big change" was in store on Monday, Dec. 9, and now we know why! Three days later, the 19-year-old former blond unveiled her new brunette hair color at the 1st Annual WOWie Awards in Universal City, Calif. In spite of her beauty makeover, the glamour model didn't make over her wardrobe. In true Stodden style, she bared her bod in a plunging red mini-dress. The risqué look required her to go braless, which has never been an issue for the former teen bride.

Thursday's outing also marked the first time Stodden has made a red carpet appearance since breaking up with Doug Hutchison in early November. One of the former couple's many issues regarded Stodden's appearance. "He did not want me to, for instance, get hair extensions. He fought me tooth and nail," she told E! News last month. "He's like, 'I do not want you to get hair extensions.'"

The two also disagreed over Stodden's decision to get breast implants. "He was so in love with me and he was, like, 'You're beautiful the way you are,' kind of like the au naturel, organic thing," Stodden recalled. "He was like, 'You're beautifully organically, why would you change something that's perfect?'"

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Taylor Swift donates $100,000 to Nashville Symphony on her 24th birthday

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On her 24th birthday, Taylor Swift was the one giving the gifts. News broke today that the pop/country star has made a $100,000 donation to the Nashville Symphony.

The symphony has yet to issue a formal announcement, but Nashville Symphony publicist Laurie Davis confirmed Swift’s donation and said more information would be provided on Monday.

Earlier today, the organization tweeted that they were “profoundly grateful” for the donation.

“Thank you, Taylor, for supporting musicians & music in #MusicCity,” the tweet read. “Happy Birthday!”

The donation caps a difficult 2013 for the symphony, which suffered a financial crisis earlier this year, nearly losing Schermerhorn Symphony Center to foreclosure. A deal reached in June to rescue the center put a renewed focus on the annual fundraising campaign.

Swift’s donation news comes two months after the opening of the Taylor Swift Education Center in Nashville -- the product of a $4 million donation Swift pledged to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2012.
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Jamie Lynn Spears Shares Holiday Photo of Shirtless Fiance, Grown Up Daughter Maddie

She may be busy promoting her new country single, but Jamie Lynn Spears always makes time for her family. The 22-year-old singer posted two adorable pictures of her festive brood on Instagram on Dec. 14.

The first shot featured Spears' fiance, Jamie Watson, posing shirtless while holding her 5-year-old daughter Maddie with their chocolate labrador, Nice.

"Attempting a family photo," she captioned the pic.

Spears, who got pregnant at age 16 in 2007 with then-boyfriend Casey Aldridge, showed off a photo of her little girl looking all grown up, wearing Santa Claus pajamas.

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Megyn Kelly Bashes Detractors Who Called Her Racist Over White Santa Claus Controversy

Megyn Kelly was playing offense on Friday in confronting a controversy she stirred Wednesday when she repeatedly told kids that Santa Claus is a white man -- not a black and white penguin – as one writer says he should be.

“This would be funny,” Kelly said of the controversy on Friday, “if it were not so telling about our society, in particular the knee-jerk instinct by so many to race-bait and to assume the worst in people – especially people employed by the very powerful Fox News Channel.”

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Inside the Rainbow Gulag: The Technicolor Rise and Fall of Lisa Frank

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To her fans, Lisa Frank is almost as mythical a figure as her beloved unicorn. For women in their twenties, thirties, and forties, Frank's name alone conjures up a specter of koala bears clinging to rainbow-flavored ice-cream cones, neon tiger cubs frolicking with surfing penguins, and, of course, majestic unicorns prancing before a swirl of hearts and stars. But the company is now a shadow of what it once was, and its fall from grace—a story of scandal, greed, and abuse—is in stark contrast to its shiny, happy aesthetic.

It's unclear whether Lisa Frank—the real woman and artist who founded the school-supplies brand in 1979—was fully aware of the whispers that had been circulating for years around her company's headquarters in Tucson, AZ. It's possible that she had no idea what people were saying about her husband, Lisa Frank Inc. CEO James Green. Rumor had it that Green was an unfaithful monster with a cocaine problem; employees feared he would destroy the company.

As it turns out, those fears were not unfounded. According to court documents and first-hand accounts from former employees speaking exclusively to Jezebel, the personal drama of Frank's marriage quickly turned into professional disaster.

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What happened to Lady Gaga?

It’s already known as ARTFLOP.

On Nov. 6, amid the kind of hype not seen since Michael Jackson floated a statue of himself down the Thames River, Lady Gaga released her third studio album, “ARTPOP.”

And not since Jackson has such a globally famous, white-hot pop star had such a rise and precipitous fall: “ARTPOP” is on track to lose $25 million for her label, Interscope, prompting ­rumors of imminent layoffs.

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'Absolutely Fabulous' movie confirmed by Jennifer Saunders (and with a poster too!)

Absolutely Fabulous will indeed be coming back, creator Jennifer Saunders reveals. But glamorhounds Patsy and Edina will be finding their way to our local cineplex, not our television sets. This week Saunder posted an AbFab movie poster with a 2015 premiere date.

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Beyoncé gatecrashes UK Top 5 after just 48 hours on sale!

After just 48 hours on sale, Beyonce’s new self-titled album debuts in the Official Albums Chart Top 5 during one of the busiest sales weeks of the year.

Beyoncé makes a surprise appearance on this week’s Official Albums Chart with her self-titled fifth studio album.

The US star debuts at Number 5 today following what is traditionally one of the busiest sales weeks of the year.

The follow-up to 2011’s 4 was widely expected to be released early next year, however the former Destiny's Child singer decided to take a leaf out of David Bowie’s book, and issued her fifth full-length without any prior notice on Friday morning (December 13).

The 14 track album, which is currently only available digitally, features collaborations with Drake, Frank Ocean, as well as her husband, Jay Z, and her one-year-old daughter, Blue Ivy.

Comments Martin Talbot, the Official Charts Company’s Chief Executive:

"It is a great achievement by Beyoncé to make such an impact so quickly, after just two days sales - and especially with only the digital edition available. Few (if any) albums have sold as many digital copies in such a short space of time."

Nearly 68,000 copies of Beyoncé the album were purchased in the UK during its first 48 hours on sale.

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Pregnant Teen Mom Star Jenelle Evans 'arrested after fight with boyfriend'

Troubled Teen Mom 2 star Jenelle Evans may have just added another notch to her mounting legal problems.

According to InTouch, the young TV personalty, who just recently made headlines with news of her second pregnancy, was arrested on charges of public nuisance after the local police paid her a visit in the midst of a battle royale with current boyfriend, Nathan Griffith.
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The Express Tribune Chooses Tom Hiddleston as its 2013 Male Style Icon

Looks like Loki has finally emerged from Thor’s shadow. With our female style icon last week being a princess, we decided to cross over to the dark side to find her equally royal male counterpart.
We present to you Tom Hiddleston, the British actor who shot to fame playing Marvel’s Loki, as our Male Style Icon 2013. He’s not only an A-list actor (op:now let's not get ahead of ourselves here), but a rising style icon who we feel is the very definition of a well dressed modern man. With his pitch-perfect elocution, old-school good looks, a mischievous edge and a sharply-tailored yet youthful fashion philosophy, Tom Hiddleston leads a growing group of English thespians with a thoroughly modern sense of style.

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Disney Announces "Moana," Set For a 2018 Release


In the wake of another successful hit for Disney, it looks like we may be entering another Disney Golden Age after a decade of hit-or-miss films (Atlantis: Hit, Chicken Little: Miss, Meet the Robinsons: Hit, Home on the Range: Miss). In fact, Disney has announced their next major animated film under the Walt Disney Studios name, Moana (Mo-AH-na).

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DVD Review: 'This is Us' tells plenty about One Direction

That bedhead look Harry Styles rocks as part of One Direction? It's not as random as you think.

In “This is Us,” the new documentary directed by “Supersize Me’s” Morgan Spurlock, you see how much work it takes to look that random -- and what kind of life the five guys are leaving behind.

When Zayn gives his mother a new home, she’s so tickled it’s like watching a lottery winner collect the big check.

That human factor makes the documentary more than just another concert tape. It’s a great slice of this time in the band’s life -- “A Hard Day’s Night” for millennials.

Formed by Simon Cowell (who brought the individuals together after they auditioned for his British edition of “The X Factor”), One Direction has become one of the hottest boy bands in the world.

In concert after concert, we see how big their following is. Niall opens the doors to his balcony and the screams resonate. The five greet their fans in Italy and the numbers are astounding. The pope probably doesn't get this many onlookers.

Yet the stuff that matters most are the quieter moments when Niall, Harry, Liam, Zayn and Louis are just boys being boys. They horse around before their concerts, prompting their tour director to call them a “pain in the a--.” The five admit they’re terrible dancers (but we still get to see a session with their choreographer) and know their jobs are abnormal. But they still delight in the details.

Before one appearance, Niall dresses up as a security guard and openly confronts concertgoers. No matter how manufactured, it’s a fun “Jackass”-level bit that shows the hitmakers are still just kids.

In the quiet moments -- when one goes fishing, another shows where he had his first kiss -- “This is Us” moves.

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Rumple swore to turn his life around upon his return to Storybrooke, but with Pan planning to reenact the curse to enslave the town, will Rumple really keep up this good guy routine?

"Personally, I don't think so," Carlyle tells "Rumple continually makes the wrong decisions. So I don't think there's any reason to suggest he'll start to make the right decisions."

It's Rumple's ruthless nature that will hopefully save the residents of Storybrooke in Sunday's midseason (9/8c, ABC). That is, if Pan ultimately doesn't destroy Rumple first. But Carlyle promises that Rumple has not lost that spark. "If we were to tie these things up and make them nice, to lose the villainy from Rumple, you're losing a big bit of the show," he says. "I don't think that could really work."

However, Rumple now has a weakness in Belle, whose short-lived reunion with Rumple will be fraught with turmoil if Pan is able to achieve his goal. "That's what keeps him going," Carlyle says. "Belle is Rumple's emotional sensor and that's probably the main reason that he's doing what he's done because he was going to kill Henry in the end of Season 2. There's no doubt he was going to do that." Adds de Ravin: "They're the love of each other's life and for them to go through all this time apart has been very rough on them."

In spite of their characters' time away from each other, de Ravin says that she and Carlyle have been pleasantly surprised by the overwhelming reaction by the fans to the RumBelle relationship. "It's been amazing," she adds. "I love the way our relationship's written and I love working with Bobby and it's this dynamic that automatically clicked from that first episode."



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"Mockingjay" star Josh Hutcherson spotted in Atlanta

Being a Hunger Gamer must make you hungry.

Josh Hutcherson, who's in Atlanta filming "Mockingjay," No. 3 in the "Hunger Games" series, stopped by Two Urban Licks this week with a group of friends and did not get cheated.

The crew enjoyed smoked salmon chips, brisket empanadas, Coca-cola glazed lamb ribs, calamari and crab cakes. For an encore, they plowed through slow smoked chicken and New York baked cheddar mac and cheese.

The movie, which took a brief hiatus so the cast could promote "Catching Fire," which also was filmed in Atlanta, has been back in action. Filming locations have included the Georgia World Congress Center downtown, the Pullman Yard in Kirkwood, a Rockmart corn field, Sweetwater State Creek Park in Lithia Springs and a rural stretch off Elliott Family Parkway in Dawsonville.


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Lawd, at them filming during award season again

Queen's Roger Taylor talks new album, Michael Jackson duets, & possible 2014 tour w/Adam Lambert

Freddie Mercury may be long gone but he's hardly forgotten.  The memory of Queen's flamboyant frontman, who died in 1991 from complications from AIDS, is being kept alive in a new biopic and new 2014 album by the British rockers.

The movie is now starring British actor Ben Whishaw (Q in Skyfall) - after Sacha Baron Cohen dropped out - and there's a new Queen album in the works using long forgotten Mercury vocals including two duets with the late Michael Jackson.

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Q. What is the prospect of a Queen tour in 2014 given you recently played with Adam Lambert at the I Heart Radio Festival in Las Vegas and six dates before that previously?

A. It was a one-off but it went really fantastically well. He's really come on even more. He's a real dark force now. And he's very theatrical. And he really interprets our songs just brilliantly. And he has that incredible instrument, that voice and I feel he's going away from the pop thing which is good I think. And he's becoming a serious player. He's got a voice which is pretty unbeatable. I do think we will be working with Adam next year, yeah.

Q. Will you come to Canada?

A. We certainly wouldn't leave Canada out.

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Hocus Pocus: I Put a Spell on You

The Most Disappointing Films of All Time: The Hobbit

Warning Spoilers ahead...

I was discussing The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug with some friends, and one remarked how much he enjoyed the movie.  He immediately followed that statement by asking for some clarification on the ending, when Thorin and the Dwarves were running through the mines trying to survive the monstrous Dragon.

"What didn't you get?" I asked, not quite sure what in that scene required explanation.

"It wasn't that I didn't get it." he replied.  "I missed part of it when I was asleep."

It was a baffling conversation, but far from the first of its kind.  Last year when the first installment of this infinite adaptation arrived,marveled at the amount of people who admitted what a long, boring slough the film was and yet ardently defended the bloated mess Jackson has unleashed upon the world.  These Hobbit apologists are a funny lot.  They'll concede every point, admit every failing, and yet still talk about how much they liked Jackson's latest foray into Middle-earth.  I did not.  Rather than just blindly throw out criticism towards Jackson and these pointlessly long spectacles, I thought I'd take a moment and provide some real analysis on the subject before going all straw man on you.

Everyone moans about the length of the Hobbit films.  It's a dead horse at this point beaten beyond recognition.  And while I agree that they're too long, it's not the length that the problem.  It's the pointlessness of what is contained within that length.  I balked at all the people who declared that the original Lord of the Rings trilogy was too long and ridiculously indulgent.  I defended the extended epilogues and the earned endings.  The Hobbit deserves no such defense.  There's some scenes I'm going to discuss, so be warned: Spoilers Ahead.
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Sitting through nearly three six hours on the first two installments was a chore.  The entire effort felt like a labor.   And I don’t think I have another three hours in me to sit through the rest of Peter Jackson’s version of The HobbitThis is a filmmaker who is no longer telling a story, but a guy with too many crayons in the box.  He’s abandoned the concept of lines and borders and is instead just kind of pissing paint onto a canvas.  The audience almost seems irrelevant to the process.   There’s 90 minutes of forward momentum and 90 minutes of cinematic masturbation.  The Hobbit is the cinematic equivalent of jerking off.  I've paid over twenty dollars to watch Peter Jackson rub one out... twice.

It's disappointing because Peter Jackson used to be a filmmaker of relevance and creativity.  And he's used all the goodwill from making some really good films to transform himself into George Lucas producing garish, effects driven nonsense without a real sense of character, geography, or realism.  There's nothing new or novel to The Hobbit.  By trying to add weight and gravitas to what is a frivolous little adventure story, he's sucked all the joy and fun out of Tolkien's source material.  He's making the same mistakes George Lucas made with his Star Wars prequels; too focused on reference and homage, too indulgent, too many special FX. The Hobbit films are poor, joyless adaptations. For someone who enjoyed his early low budget offerings so much, and the first three Lord of the Rings films, The Hobbit has been a massive disappointment.

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HDD: Beyoncé sells 500K in 48 hours with "no end in sight"

THE BEY UPDATE: The Beyoncé sneak attack on iTunes has become the story of the industry and possibly a game-changing new strategy to sell records. The early release as an iTunes exclusive, with no tracks for sale and no Spotify to bastardize sales, the "visual album" has sold approximately 500k album downloads in its first 48 hours, with no end in sight and will easily debut #1. What was looking like a pretty dull Christmas release season has been hit by a bolt of lightning. The surprise release has been heralded by social media everywhere and covered by every major television news network. She has created her own publicity and the project reached its audience through word of mouth--the most powerful of all sales tools. Stay tuned for continuous updates. Kudos to Team Columbia and Team Beyoncé on what may end up being the most talked about event of 2013. (12/14p)


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Macklemore is being used to paint the rest of hip-hop as 'uncivil'

Probably the least surprising aspect of the Grammy nominations announcement was the fact that rapper Macklemore is well on his way to a huge night at America's biggest music awards show. It's been clear for months that Macklemore was headed towards the Grammys – he and producer/collaborator Ryan Lewis were nominated for seven awards including best new artist, record of the year and album of the year.

At his core, Macklemore is a rapper, and a pretty good one at that. He's also a hard-working MC who has hustled for close to a decade to get where he is now, setting the stage for wildly successful (and rich) independent musicians going forward. However, thanks to anti-hip-hop posturing and shallow-minded generalizations, Macklemore is being used as an example of ground-breaking "civility" for rap. A pseudo-gentrification that undermines decades of artistry hip-hop culture has provided.

We're all familiar with the stigma surrounding rap music: misogyny, homophobia, violence and drugs. Young African-American men perpetuating the violent communities they grew up in by leading other African-American men to commit crimes they hear in lyrics. And, naturally, there is always a sector of the genre that offers nothing remotely positive to society, but hip-hop is a vast genre. For every Chief Keef promising to raise the murder rate with his new album, there's a thoughtful artist like Dee-1 donating his video budget to feed the homeless.

However, some are using the Macklemore story to paint a narrative of one singular example of rap's potential for positivity in a sea of endlessly destructive music. Take, for example, this article from the Dallas News website with the headline "Macklemore shows hip-hop doesn't need to be homophobic, violent in Dallas concert." As well as the opening paragraph:

What if someone like Macklemore had hit it big 25 years ago? Would hip-hop have still become a genre marked by homophobia, violence and a mind-numbing obsession with weed, booze and bling? Probably. But watching Macklemore thrill 5,000 screaming fans Saturday night at Verizon Theatre left you hopeful that his kinder, more cerebral brand of hip-hop will flourish in the future.

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Russian TV Star Says Gays Should be Burned Alive in Ovens

A star of a Russian takeoff on the sitcom “Scrubs” has said that gay people should be put in ovens alive, because they are a “danger” to his children.

“I’d put them all alive in the oven,” Ivan Okhlobystin told fans in Novosibirsk in Siberia, according to quotes published in the Moscow Times. “It’s a living danger to my children.”

According to a local news website translated in the Moscow Times, Okhlobystin, a father of six, slammed what he termed “gay fascism” and called for “faggots” to be stripped of their right to vote.

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Niall Horan 'Spotted With Barbara Palvin Behind The Scenes At The X Factor'?

Niall Horan was spotted chatting to a girl reported to be model Barbara Palvin backstage at Wembley Arena for the X Factor grand finale tonight.

Having taken to the stage with Harry, Zayn, Louis and Liam to perform on the last show of the final series which saw Sam Bailey become the X Factor 2013 winner, pictures soon began to surface of Niall talking to a girl who looks like the model.

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RIP Peter O'Toole :(


Actor Peter O'Toole, who starred in Sir David Lean's 1962 film classic Lawrence of Arabia, has died aged 81, his agent has said.

The Irish-born star began on the stage in Bristol and London aged 17, but his big break was when Sir David cast him as British adventurer T E Lawrence.

It earned him the first of eight Oscar nominations, with others coming for such films as Becket, The Lion in Winter and Goodbye, Mr Chips.

He received an honorary Oscar in 2003.

He had initially refused to accept the award.

In a letter he asked the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to delay the award until he was 80, saying he was "still in the game and might win the bugger outright".


Lady Gaga Reaches Out to Depressed Irish Fan, Vevo Teases Fans Over Do What You Want's Video Release


Pop star Lady Gaga reached out to an Irish fan, who told of her suicidal feelings, saying: "We all love you."The Pokerface singer sent the touching messages to a troubled fan from Co. Offaly after coming across a post suggesting the girl was depressed and contemplating suicide. Speaking to the girl through her web community, the songwriter wrote, ''We all love you, nothing is worth taking your life.'' ''Just remember how sad I would be, how sad we would all be. We are connected through the music and that is powerful. Listen to music and get creative with your life,'' she added. The Grammy-award winner sent the fan positive messages about her potential for the future. ''You can be and become anything. You have more power than u think,'' she wrote.

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- I thought this story was interesting. Gaga has previously mentioned getting into contact with the parents herself when she feels worried about a child's safety and I guess now it's easier to for her to reach out through her social media site, I'd be so scared in her position because you never know how real it is or if a child is in need of a little attention.
- The DWUW music video must be coming out within a few days to coincide with her performance on the Voice finale.

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Lindsay Lohan Is Writing a Book About Rehab, Obviously

Lindsay Lohan, your favorite movie star who no longer does movies (after Christian Slater, obviously), is now doing books. Apparently, several publishers are really interested in a book project Lindz started working on in rehab — a YA series about a young paleontologist who finds a portal in the Natural History Museum that takes her back to a land before time, where she befriends several lost juvenile dinosaurs and shows them how to make fire, thus altering the historical timeline so that a race of intelligent lizard people rises up in place of humanity. Just kidding! The book is about rehab, being famous, and having Michael Lohan for a father.
Though the Book of Lohan is still in the conceptual stages — it started as a series of therapeutic journal exercises — it has reportedly drawn some interest from publishers, as well as completely speculative rumblings of six-figure advances. Lindzzzz met with a fancy New York literary agency on Thursday, and, as of right now, there's no hard evidence to suggest that Lindsay's book isn't actually a delightful YA romp through the bygone age of the dinosaurs.


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Five reasons why we'll miss Misfits

Later this week (or right now, on 4oD), E4 will wave goodbye to the miscreants of Misfits after five series. Like a sci-fi Sugababes, the cast has changed entirely since the programme started in 2009. Viewers who gave up after the third series – which provided a neatly tied-off ending to the narratives of many of the original characters – will have missed out on the show's continuing quality, but it remained worth watching until the very end. Here are 5 reasons why I'll be mourning its passing

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Survivor: Blood Vs Water - Probst previews the finale!

Heading into Sunday's Survivor season finale, there are two extra people left in the game than is usually the case, thanks to the re-introduction of Redemption Island. Three people remain on Redemption, but only one will get back into the game for a shot at competing at the $1 million prize.

"I like that" there are more people left on the show, host and executive producer Jeff Probst tells The Hollywood Reporter. "I'm a big fan of second chances. I hear people all the time saying that it takes away the purity of the show. But it's a matter of opinion, and I don't think I'm right by any means."

Probst believes there also is a good mix of returning players (Tyson Apostol, Gervase Peterson, Laura Morett, Monica Culpepper and Tina Wesson) and newcomers (Ciera Eastin and Hayden Moss) following the elimination of Katie Collins on Wednesday night's episode.

"It really is up in the air [who could win], depending on who gets back in the game from Redemption Island and what they do in that spot," he says. "Alliances can be broken in many different ways. … There is no free pass for anybody this season, and alliances are truly tested" in the finale.
Probst adds that the strategic game-play heats up as well.

"People are still desperate to get to the end, and they will try and do and say anything to make that happen," he says. "You will see at least one person really confused on which way to go. … If one person changes their mind, it can change the entire game."

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The Survivor: Blood vs. Water finale airs at 8-10 p.m. tonight, followed by the live reunion show.


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Snooki Quits Drinking After Club Scare & She Wrote A Book On Motherhood


For anyone who hoped that Nicole (Snooki) Polizzi of “Jersey Shore” fame would someday go away — that’s not happening yet. Evidence is her new book, “Baby Bumps: From Party Girl to Proud Mama, and All the Messy Milestones Along the Way,” out Dec. 31.

Snooki gave birth to baby Lorenzo a year ago August. And while having a child has tamed her hard-partying ways somewhat, she can be as proudly gross in hardcover as she is on reality TV. For instance, she describes in noxious detail her “system for pooping” during pregnancy. A chapter is devoted to farts and it is toxic.

The good news is that the 26-year-old mother reports she has all but quit drinking since a night at a club left her breast milk polluted with alcohol.

“I could smell the sake bombs in the bottle,” she writes. “My milk was so full of alcohol, I could have used it to start a bonfire in the yard. I could have cleaned the toilet with it.”

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ONTD, what celebrity do you think should write a book next?

James Arthur: I Regret Everything I've Done

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Former X Factor winner James Arthur has apologised for a second time for his recent behaviour.

The singer made an on-air apology following his performance on this year's talent show a few weeks back - and now he's told The Sun: "I regret everything I've done."

J-Arth caused outrage by using a homophobic slur in a rap aimed at Micky Worthless, but admitted the track was "ridiculous" and that "in society you can't use language like that".

Speaking to the newspaper, he confessed that his reckless behaviour and sudden fame had made him depressed, and revealed that he lacks confidence now that the nation think of him as a "homophobe" and a "monster'.

The Impossible singer also revealed that he had learned his lesson after getting together with a 17-year-old Twitter fan, saying: "I'm definitely not the guy who grooms young girls. I don't want people to think that. i... what?

"Yes I got into things with girls who only liked me because of who I was. But I learnt my lesson quickly."

James will have been cheered up by the fact that he won International Breakthrough of the Year at last night's NRJ Music Awards in Cannes.

X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger came out in support of the singer, saying: "I know his heart."

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WWE TLC Results

WWE TLC Results – December 15, 2013

- The 2013 WWE TLC pay-per-view kicks off from Houston, Texas with Triple H’s music. He and Stephanie McMahon make their way out as Lilian Garcia introduces them. Stephanie speaks from the stage and says everyone is a part of history tonight. Triple H talks the history behind both titles, shouting out some legends who have held them. Both Randy Orton and John Cena’s names get booed when Stephanie plugs the match. Stephanie and Triple H head to the back. We get an opening video.

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