March 30th, 2014


Jennette McCurdy puts Nickelodeon on blast. Didn't go to KCAs for being treated "unfairly."

The 2014 Kids' Choice Awards definitely weren't short on fun...but there was something (or should we say someone) missing. Why wasn't Jennette McCurdy, star of Sam & Cat and iCarly, at the KCAs?

Seems her absence got people talking and many wondered if her recent sexy selfie scandal had anything to do with it. With Sam & Cat winning a KCA for Favorite TV Show and show creator Dan Schneider getting a Lifetime Achievement honor, shouldn't Jennette have been there?

Jennette explained all on Twitter, writing:

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Joss Whedon is gonna mess up Seoul

No one ever said saving the day was pretty.

In fact, protecting the world from megalomaniac villains can get downright destructive. So when Joss Whedon and the Avengers: Age of Ultron crew arrived in Seoul, South Korea, to begin filming the latest franchise installment, the director wanted to give residents a heads up that things were about to get very, very messy.

In the following video, Whedon apologizes in advance for street closures, traffic, and any other headaches his big-budget action sequences shot in the area will inevitably cause.

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Bcoop Dumped Because of Rene?

BRADLEY Cooper was dumped by Suki Waterhouse because he kept having intimate phone chats with ex-girlfriend Renee Zellweger.

Suki, 21, reportedly ended their year-long romance saying she was “too young” for the 39-year-old actor.

But a close source claims the relationship began to unravel weeks ago when Suki tried to ban Bradley from contacting Renee, 44.

“Suki was getting fed up with Bradley vanishing for hours at a time to talk to Renee,” a source tld American tabloid the National Enquirer.

“Besides that, he was opening up to Renee about his family, his health and even his sobriety. Suki felt Bradley should be confiding in her about those things.”

Renee and Bradley met while filming Case 39 in 2006 and started dating in 2009. They split in March 2011, but have remained tight even though Renee is seeing musician Doyle Bramhall ii, 45.

“Yes, Renee is talking to Bradley,” said a source close to the Bridget Jones’s Diary star.

“She’s close to signing a movie deal with his pal Daniel Craig and she’s begged Bradley to put in a good word for her.”

people get paid to write this, student loans, etc. what's everyone drinking?


'Wolverine: The Musical' starring Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman has performed Wolverine: The Musical at BBC Radio 1. The Hollywood star sang a different version of Les Miserables' 'Who Am I' as his famous superhero character Wolverine during his appearance on The Matt Edmondson Show.

"Who am I/ Am I a superheroes with some claws/ Or just an actor searching for applause/ Wolverine has all the fans/ But what about Hugh Jackman/ Who am I," Jackman sang.

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Is happiness something we can achieve? Vincent Kartheiser isn't sure

The PaleyFest panel this past Friday focused on AMC's "Mad Men," which is beginning the first half of its final season in just a few weeks. That makes it a perfect time to reflect, look at the evolution of the characters, and wonder about them and the actors who portray them.

HitFix's Melinda Newman chatted with Vincent Kartheiser, who plays Pete Campbell, at the event, and led off by asking if Pete could ever be happy. Kartheiser doesn't think so, but then, Vincent Kartheiser isn't sure anyone can be truly happy.

In his response, the actor talks about the history of happiness and where the idea comes from. His answer, however, is best summed up by the following portion, "You can be content. You can feel secure. You can be at peace. Happy? Happy is a giddiness, it's a frivolous emotion really. Not to say it's worthless or I don't enjoy it, 'cause I do, but... it's not something that you can really achieve."


Too Close Singer's Estranged Wife Gets Restraining Order.

The estranged wife of Raphael Brown, pictured in the middle of the image above, claims he viciously attacked her and brutalized their daughter.

Juliette Gil-Brown got a restraining order against Raphael in which she claims on multiple occasions he hit and shoved her, grabbed her by the neck, punched her in the mouth and kicked her in the stomach while she was pregnant.

Juliette also claims last month Brown became enraged at their 4-year-old daughter after she refused to kiss him on the mouth. She says he yelled at the kid and shoved her into the car seat. She says he then started yelling about not having herpes, even though no one brought up herpes.

And Juliette says Raphael looked at porn on the computer when their daughter was in the room.

Attempts to reach Raphael for a comment have gone unsuccessful.


Paul Walker's Mother Agrees To Drop Guardianship Request

Paul Walker's mom will back off her demand to become guardian of Paul's 15-year-old daughter, even though that's what he said he wanted in his will, but ONLY if Meadow's mom goes to rehab.

Paul's mom Cheryl Walker went to court this week ready to do battle with Rebecca Soteros. Rebecca has a serious drinking problem, with 2 DUIs under he belt. Her drinking is why Meadow moved from Hawaii 3 years ago to live with her dad in L.A.

We've learned Rebecca and Cheryl came face-to-face and Rebecca grudgingly told Cheryl she would go to rehab immediately. Cheryl then promised she would drop her bid for guardianship if Rebecca successfully completed the program and agreed to drug testing afterward.

We're told Rebecca said being with Meadow was the most important thing to her, and she knew there would be an ugly court fight if she didn't comply with Cheryl's demands. So Rebecca started a detox program Friday, and will enter full-time rehab in a week.

In the meantime Meadow is staying with the Walker family.

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A photograph of Britain's most adorable family to brighten your Sunday

Prince George of Cambridge shows how much he has grown in a touching new official family photograph released on Mother's Day.
The eight-month old, who is third in line to the throne, is the centre of attention in a blue jumper emblazoned with his name in the informal shot taken at Kensington Palace.
Looking like he is growing fast as he is held by a smiling Duchess of Cambridge, the future king only seems to have eyes for the family's pet cocker spaniel, Lupo, who is held by the Duke.
William and Kate have chosen to release the happy and laid-back image ahead of their forthcoming tour to New Zealand and Australia which begins next month.
The photograph shows the Cambridges casually dressed as they lean on the sill of an open window at their apartment in London.
The couple moved into the property, which had been the home of Princess Margaret, late last year after it had been refurbished.
Celebrity portrait photographer Jason Bell took the picture and was also the official photographer for George's christening last October.

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Could they be any cuter?! ;___;
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Diddy back to Puff Daddy

Puff Daddy is back!

Musician and media mogul Sean Combs, who has gone by Sean "Puffy” Combs, P.Diddy and just plain Diddy, announced that he is returning to his old stage name Puff Daddy on Tuesday.

Musician and media mogul Sean Combs, who has gone by Sean "Puffy” Combs, P.Diddy and just plain Diddy, announced that he is returning to his old stage name Puff Daddy on Tuesday.

Combs, 44, dropped the name Puff Daddy in 2001. His decision to re-adopt his old name comes just before the release of his first album in four years, "MMM."

Combs announced the change during a trailer clip for "Big Homie," his upcoming single with Rick Ross and French Montana.

"For the record, I did not change my name," Combs tweeted under his handle @iamdiddy. "I always have been and always will be PUFF DADDY! :) Be cool Man lol."

He followed up with another tweet poking fun at the chatter around his name change: "#DIDDYORDADDY ???"

Update your rolodexes: "MMM" is due for release later this year, and "Big Homie" will drop next Tuesday.

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ONTD's Fave Douche-Bro, Patrick Schwarzenegger, on Spring Break

He has been having the time of his life partying with the local beach babes.So no wonder Patrick Schwarzenegger was looking distraught as it emerged his mother Maria Shriver had also arrived in Miami on Saturday.

However it seems the 20-year-old university student was able to soon get over the fact his spring break partying may be be briefly curtailed, as he was soon knocking back drinks with his friends and making the most of things.
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How are you spending your spring break, ONTD?

16 & Pregnant's Ashley Salazar States Second Pregnancy Was Intentional. Due In November.

Yet another girl from 16 and Pregnant is pregnant again. Ashley Salazar, who, during Season 2 chose to place her daughter, Callie, for adoption, says that she is once again sperminated by her boyfriend (and baby daddy), Justin Lane. “I’m really excited about the baby,” said Ashley, who is now 22 years old and about to graduate from college. Ashley and Justin are now living together in Texas and say they plan to parent the baby Ashley is carrying. Their daughter Callie currently lives with Ashley’s aunt and uncle, who formally adopted her shortly after her birth in 2010.

“We don’t know what we’re going to tell Callie, she’s so young, but we want to respect my aunt and uncle so that they understand how much we love everyone,” Ashley explains. While Ashley’s pregnancy with Callie was unplanned, she made it clear on her blog that, this time around, she got pregnant on purpose. “This wasn’t an ‘accident’ this time… We are 22 and 23, both doing extremely well for ourselves and sure, we aren’t married, but have we ever done things traditionally?” she wrote, adding that she and Justin plan to marry after the baby is born.

’16 and Pregnant’ viewers watched as Ashley struggled throughout her episode with her decision to give Callie up. She was still struggling with her decision when she appeared on the ’16 and Pregnant’ Adoption Special in 2011 alongside fellow adoption advocate Catelynn Lowell. “I hope to be at peace [with the decision] as much as Catelynn is someday,” Ashley told The Ashley in an exclusive interview in 2011. “But I am better off with the adoption. I just realized that not much can be changed so I have to make the best with what I have.”

Catelynn and Ashley aren’t the only girls from ’16 and Pregnant’ to choose adoption. Season 2 star Lori Wickelhaus also gave her baby up for adoption. Last year, she gave birth to her second child. Ashley is due on November 22.

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Eurovision round up

The complete list of the 37 selected entries for this year's edition of Europe's favourite festival of questionable musical-slash-fashion taste is finally out. As usual, the winner of the previous contest and new host as well as the Big Five are automatically qualified for the May 10th final while the 31 remaining countries will battle in two semi-finals on the 6th and 8th of May for a place in the top ten and the right to go to the Grand Final.

Your host for 2014, Denmark

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So, ONTD, who are your faves this year, is your country making you proud or is it going to crash and burn (or both because this continent has no taste/hates you)?
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I Saw Gaga At The Roseland Ballroom On Friday!!!!!!11

Yasssss, I saw Gaga on Friday, her birthday. I had the most amazing time. I waited in line since 11:30pm on Thursday. I got a great spot & then got shoved even further forward because I'm short. Wooooo, Yassss. I loved the concert sfm. It was soo intimate. I know everyone says it was a weird setlist & very short, whilst ia, idec in the moment. It felt very special. I was soo glad to hear the songs that she chose. <3


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jinnycalderone thanks you for your time!!!!!11 <3

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Emma Watson Reveals Makeup Must-Haves While Promoting ‘Noah’

It’s been a busy week for Emma Watson, who has been promoting her movie ‘Noah,’ which hits theaters on March 28. She revealed her life-saving beauty products on Twitter — see what she can’t live without below!

Emma Watson is so cool because she’s relatable and down-to-earth. On the other hand, she’s one of the most gorgeous women in the world! Luckily, she revealed her glam squad and all the products it takes to get her red-carpet-ready on Twitter! Find out her favorite beauty picks right here!

Emma posted her must-haves via the MTV Twitter account and then re-tweeted on her own, writing: “Couldn’t have survived today without…”

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What are your must haves, ONTD? Post pics :D

5 facts we've already learned from watching ‘Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey’

I’m sure you’ve seen felt the zeitgeist shift, but suddenly science is cool again. Capitalizing on that, funnyman Seth MacFarlane, Fox, and National Geographic have brought the phenomenal Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey to television sets nationwide. Cosmos is a re-boot of 1980's hugely popular Cosmos: A Personal Voyage, which was hosted by scientist Carl Sagan. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts the new series, which premiered on March 9, and the show's gorgeous presentations and visuals promise an exciting remaining 11 episodes.

Of course, with its popularity growing, Cosmos is taking a beating from Christian conservatives. Creationists are questioning the show's topics that detail the scientific proof in The Big Bang theory, natural and artificial selection, and evolution. But with the reach of the show going to more than 170 television stations in 45 languages around the world--and attracting 40 million viewers in the U.S. and Canada--this Creationist opposition seems like static noise.

Naturally, the Sinclair family will be watching, as you don't have to hold a graduate degree to follow along. Here are five things I think you will find fascinating that Cosmos has explained so far.

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Watch past Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey online here. The show airs on FOX on Sunday nights at 9 EST and National Geographic on Mondays at 10 p.m. EST.

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Fan input wanted for WONDER YEARS dvd bonus features!

StarVista/Time-Life Wants YOU To Chime In About Your Favorites

As you know, in Fall 2014 the folks at StarVista/Time-Life, in cooperation with Fox, are bringing all 115 episodes to DVD (around 20 or so discs!) with The Wonder Years - The Complete Series. And now, while the studio works on bonus material for that long-awaited, highly anticipated set, they would like to know which episodes are YOUR favorites, so they can focus on those in their extras. Here's the email they sent out today to folks on their mailing list:

Dear Wonder Years Fans,

We're starting work on our DVD bonus features and would love to know what your favorite episodes are.

Post your favorites on our Facebook page so we can make sure to highlight the episodes you like best!

Winnie & Kevin Forever!

The Team at StarVista Entertainment / Time Life


Box Office Milestone: 'Frozen' Becomes No. 1 Animated Film of All Time

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UPDATED: The extraordinary accomplishment comes as the Disney animated film enjoys a strong run in Japan, its last market.

Disney's Oscar-winning Frozen has become the top-grossing animated film of all time, surpassing the $1.063 billion earned by fellow Disney/Pixar title Toy Story 3.

Frozen now occupies the No. 10 spot on the list of the biggest global blockbusters and is the first billion-dollar title from Disney Animation Studios, as well as the seven from Disney. It has earned $398.4 million domestically and $674 million internationally for a total $1.072 billion.

The 3D animated tentpole passed up Toy Story 3 and over the weekend, thanks to a strong run in Japan -- its final market -- and more than four months after it was released in theaters in the U.S. The film has grossed $50.5 million so far in Japan. It also passed up Disney's live-action Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest ($1.66 billion).

Frozen now takes aim at The Dark Knight Rises, which amassed $1.084 worldwide.

Internationally, Frozen is the biggest Disney or Pixar animated film of all time in 27 territories, including Russia, China and Brazil.

The film, directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, claimed the best animated film Oscar at this year's Academy Awards.

i remember thinking this would flop. amazing

Kanye West Turns Himself In For Misdemeanor Battery Case & Spends Less Than An Hour In Jail

The rapper reportedly has his booking photograph and fingerprints taken in less than an hour. The booking finalizes the charges stemming from a July 2013 altercation with a photographer.

Quietly visiting the Hollywood Los Angeles Police Department on Thursday afternoon, Kanye West turned himself in for booking after pleading no contest in connection with a misdemeanor battery case over a confrontation with a photographer in July of 2013.

According to TMZ, West and his lawyer entered the station at around 4:30 PM on Thursday (March 27) where the rapper had his booking photograph taken and was also fingerprinted. The site reports that Kanye spent “a grand total of 49 minutes” at the station before being released.

West pleaded no contest to the battery charge earlier this month after reportedly punching a paparazzo, Daniel Ramos, at LAX in July. Sentencing for the charge includes two years of probation, more than 20 anger management sessions, and 250 hours of community service. The producer’s no contest plea will be barred from use in any civil lawsuit that Ramos might file against West and also allowed any possible grand theft charges to be dropped in the case. While prosecutors stopped short of pursuing felony charges over the incident, city prosecutors filed misdemeanor charges against Kanye on the day of his no contest plea.

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Joe Budden Posts Racists Anti-Sikh Pic, Gets Checked Via Twitter

Joe Budden got checked for posting an anti-Sikh and racist pic on Instagram. The rapper and Love & Hip Hop New York star got called out for the photo, which he eventually removed, that implied that a Sikh man was a terrorist.

On Friday, Twitter user Fateh Singh(@FatedDOE) posted a photo he came across on Budden's Instagram account depicting a man wearing a turban and standing in an airport security line. Budden's accompanying caption read, "Not on my watch Homeboy!"

Budden got into a debate with a user over whether the pic was racist or stereotypical. The New Jersey native deleteed the pic from his Instagram feed and eventually apologized on Saturday (March 29) morning.

"I apologize to all Sikhs and any1 i offended w my tasteless & stereotypical post yesterday, it was ignorant & in bad judgement. Never again," tweeted Budden. "Hopefully ppl can find it in their hearts to forgive me, my God is a forgiving 1… today is a new day, here's to moving forward !"

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Shameless: Emily Review #EmmyForEmmy #EmmyForNoelTooTBH


In the penultimate episode for this season’s Shameless, things (for the most part) are looking pretty good. So, why do I have the same sinking feeling for the Gallaghers that I did the second they introduced heart-transplant girl? Because in Shameless, no one gets too far ahead without losing a tooth. Just ask Mickey.

One reason this “Emily”was strangely optimistic for most of its running time (with two woeful exceptions) is because Fiona is going to jail! And for everyone but her that is some much-needed breathing room from an imploding character vortex. I expected the punishment to be a week or two of jail time after she broke her curfew and went on a Wisconsin-bound bender, but 90 days in prison seems a little bit excessive. Yet, as miserable as Fi’s face is as she sits next to a baby-killer who stabbed her boyfriend’s wife’s pregnant stomach—yikes—everyone else she seems to have given her life to raise is relatively flourishing.

Obviously, the one that will have some Shameless fans most excited is that Mickey finally came out of the closet like a prized bulldog on fight night, and he did it at his child’s baptism no less. It was remarkable that Mickey even agreed to show up for the baptism until I realized that his father was expected to make it to the after party and appearances are key with him. Unfortunately for Mickey’s privacy, they now mean everything to Ian too since his closet-case angst has faded into the background with much grace and kind ambivalence from his family. As I suspected several weeks ago, Mickey staying on Ian’s floor (or bed) will raise eyebrows to even the most oblivious Gallagher—namely Carl who asked if Mickey was Ian’s boyfriend. They don’t care and neither does Ian. But Mickey’s coming out party was far less warm and fuzzy when Ian party crashed the baptism and threatened to leave Mickey’s self-hatred behind at the Alibi. As soon as Ian pulled the “I’m leaving you again” card, any viewer should know what Mickey was about to do since Mickey has become so beholden to Ian this season that it is hard to remember that this relationship started with him on top.

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For the most depressing season in TV history tonight's episode was way too happy, the fuck they gonna throw at us in the finale?

Ray Rice Marries Fiancee The Day After He's Indicted For Assaulting Her

Ray Rice and his fiancée Janay Palmer put a rush on their wedding, getting married the day after he was indicted for assaulting her in an Atlantic City casino.

Rice allegedly assaulted Palmer on February 15 and surveillance video of him dragging her limp body out of the elevator was uploaded online. He was charged with third degree aggravated assault on Thursday.

According to ESPN, Rice and Palmer tied the knot Friday in a ceremony that had been planned for a couple of weeks.

Some might assume they had a shotgun wedding so she couldn't be forced to testify against Ray but it won't apply here. In New Jersey, spousal privilege does NOT apply if the alleged crime was committed against your spouse.


Emma Watson says fashion can project an 'unobtainable image'

Emma Watson, the actress said she believes that fashion can “project an unobtainable image that’s dangerously unhealthy”, adding that she is excited about getting older.
The 23-year-old star of the forthcoming Biblical epic Noah, also said she had doubts about a career in acting after the Harry Potter films ended.

The actress, who played Muggle wizard Hermione in the blockbuster series and is worth £30m, told The Sunday Times she can “take criticism on the chin a lot more” and acknowledged the pressure to look perfect and behave impeccably in the public eye.

“As a younger woman, that pressure got me down, but I’ve made peace with it. With airbrushing and digital manipulation, fashion can be an unobtainable image that’s dangerously unhealthy. I’m excited about the ageing process. I’m more interested in women who aren’t perfect. They’re more compelling,” she said.

Rather than her celebrity contacts, Ms Watson says it is her mother and friends from whom she seeks advice when dressing for big events.

“I love showing them images and asking, “What do you think of this dress?’ I call on my boyfriends for advice all the time. I mean friends who are boys, and my girlfriends.”
She said she threw herself into academia after filming finished in 2011 and said she found it "intimidating" emerging from the shadow of JK Rowling’s creations.

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Four Directors who Torture Their Actors

It's no secret that Lars von Trier pushes his actresses to the edge - and sometimes all the way over. A director's commitment to wringing the most out of their actors dates back to another vainglorious Von: Eric von Stroheim ("Greed") was notorious for using offscreen acrimony to get what he wanted onscreen, while the lengths Abdellatif Kechiche took to achieve the three-hour intimacies of "Blue is the Warmest Color" made Léa Seydoux and newcomer Adèle Exarchopoulos the first actors to share the Palme d'Or with their writer-director.

Here are four directors who stop at nothing to wring performances from their actors.

1. Lars von Trier
From enslaving Nicole Kidman in "Dogville," taking the scissors to Charlotte Gainsbourg in "Antichrist" or fashioning Emily Watson the patron saint of selfless S&M in "Breaking the Waves," the dastardly Dane asks a lot of his women. But that's because they're actually playing him, or some abstract version of his twisted Id. Women in von Trier psychodramas are the keepers of his gloomy worldview.

2. Darren Aronofsky
Details of onset actor-wrangling are well-documented in Tad Friend's much passed-around profile of Aronofsky and the making of "Noah." Stars of the diluvian epic were practically waterlogged onset. Explosives were used in close proximity to actors by Aronofsky and his crew without practice and with cavalier carelessness. In an Aronofsky film, what you're seeing is real, because even in the distorted fairyland of "Black Swan" or the Biblical bombast of "Noah," it's always realism that he wants to achieve. In worlds as allegorical as those posed by von Trier and Aronofsky, where violent emotion is the bedrock, such tactile believability is, shall I say, paramount, in winning the audience.

3. Alfred Hitchcock
Hitchcock made a hell of Tippi Hedren's life on the set of "The Birds." She has called him obsessive and a stalker, as dramatized in HBO's dour "The Girl." For the film's climactic scene, where Hedren heads, for reasons unknown, to the second story of the film's Bodega Bay homestead, Hitchcock had his crew hurl live birds at the actress rather than the fake ones they'd been using all along. The cuts and scratches on her face? All real. Her raw terror throughout? That's all real, too.

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BBC Arts Launch (ft. Gemma Arterton)


Today Tony Hall unveiled a brand-new vision for BBC Arts putting the public in the front row of British culture. Arts will take centre-stage across the BBC with a new topical strand taking audiences to music and arts events across the UK; a new digital offering; closer engagement with artists and institutions; more distinctive arts content across all the BBC’s outlets; and stronger leadership for the arts. Speaking today Tony Hall said: “This is the strongest commitment to the arts we’ve made in a generation.  We’re the biggest arts broadcaster anywhere in the world – but our ambition is to be even better.

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Kesha Steps Out at First Event Since Rehab & Name Change

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Kesha hits the red carpet while attending the Humane Society of the United States’ 60th Anniversary Gala held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday (March 29) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

This is the first time that the 27-year-old singer has stepped out at an event since she exited rehab earlier this month and dropped the dollar sign from her name.

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New logo, comics and art mark Batman's 75th year

He already has a giant penny, oversized Joker card, a huge dinosaur and decades of cars in the ultimate man cave. So what do you get for the Batman who has everything when he turns 75?

Why, a year-long celebration from comic books to TV to video-game consoles to art galleries to honor all things Dark Knight.

DC Entertainment and its corporate parent Warner Bros. have a whole slate of things to remember the character's past, present and future during the 75th anniversary of Batman, who first appeared in a story by Bob Kane and Bill Finger in 1939's Detective Comics No. 27.

"From billion-dollar blockbuster films to TV, home entertainment, video games and consumer products, The Dark Knight continues to resonate with audiences worldwide and rightfully deserves his place as a global pop culture icon for the ages," said Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara in a statement.

To get the Bat-ball rolling, DC Entertainment is rolling out an all-new "Batman 75" logo today that will adorn comics and other products during the year. The infamous Bat symbol is there, plus block-style lettering similar to Superman's 75th-anniversary logo used last year.

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I'm super excited to finally get my Batman '66 DVDs

Michelle Collins tells of suicide bid: I took pills and decided no one would miss me

Coronation Street star Michelle Collins today reveals how the ­pressure of fame and a broken heart drove her to try to kill herself.

Desperate Michelle, 51, took an overdose when she plunged into depression after quitting EastEnders and splitting from partner Fabrizio Tassalini.

The actress says: “I felt like I’d been tipped over the edge. I felt like a failure and found myself sinking lower and lower as the days went on, until in the end I couldn’t seem to pull myself out of the hole.

“I remember swallowing some pills. There was no definite plan or explicit ­decision behind my actions. It just happened.”

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