September 10th, 2014

Britney is working on a new album, talks about Katy Perry and Zoe Saldana + More!


Britney sat down with EXTRA and announced not only her new lingerie line but also confirmed that she's slowly recording her new album which might have a collaboration with Katy Perry!

Britney also revealed to ET that Zoe Saldana is pregnant with twins, sharing the mommy advice she gave her.

Video here:

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"Internet Slowdown Day" warns what may be to come

Your Internet won't be any slower than usual on Wednesday, but it might look like it is. Top sites on the Internet, including Netflix and Reddit, will be displaying a constant "loading" symbol -- the so-called "loading pinwheel" or, alternately, the Spinning Wheel of Death.

It's part of a protest called "Internet Slowdown Day," a push against the U.S. government's support for so-called Internet fast lanes.

The Federal Communications Commission in May proposed allowing broadband providers to charge companies like Amazon and Netflix for prioritized access to consumers. The proposal is now open for public comment and could be changed before a final vote to implement it.
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"The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis"

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Star Trek: The Copendium Review & Release + Gag Reel

Director J.J. Abrams successfully revived Gene Roddenberry’s sci-fi universe through a pair of blockbuster films. They arrive for the together in the Blu-ray set Star Trek: The Compendium (Paramount Home Entertainment, Rated: PG-13, $44.99).

Within a four-disk collection, a new generation of Trekkers can sit down and appreciate high-definition versions of “Star Trek” and “Star Trek Into Darkness” along with plenty of bonus features.

It’s worth noting that the 2009 film “Star Trek” offered a near-prefect origins story exploring the early years of the core characters of the original series and the steadily forming bond between James Tiberius Kirk and Mr. Spock.

The actors were brilliant throughout as they constructed younger versions of the legends including Chris Pine as Kirk, Zachary Quito in a chilling tribute to Leonard Nimoy’s Mr. Spock, Simon Pegg as the irascible engineer Scottie, Zoe Saldana as a tough as nails Nyota Uhuru and Karl Urban as the anecdotal hemorrhaging Dr. Leonard “Bones” McCoy.

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J.Law & Order: Hacked Celeb Pics Won't Be Exhibited After All


"No Delete" has been deleted.

A Florida gallery has pulled the plug on the planned art exhibit by the artist XVALA that was to feature the hacked nude photos of celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence, Kirsten Dunst, Kate Upton, and many other leading Hollywood ladies.

The St. Petersburg-based Cory Allen Contemporary Art gallery made headlines last week when it announced it would launch the so-called "No Delete" collection featuring the salacious stolen images, prompting a flood of negative press and criticism.

Both the Los Angeles based XVALA (real name, Jeff Hamilton; who previously made waves in 2007 for framing a photo of Britney Spears with a shaved head and in 2012 for making a sculpture of Steve Jobs using garbage collected from the late tech genius's home) and Allen cited the persuasive online petitions and "mixed responses" about the exploitation of women as the reasoning for the about-face.

"It was inspiring to see people take action through a petition, signing their name and not just commenting on a thread," said Cory Allen.

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wtf was he thinking? glad that the petition worked, and that JLaw can afford the lawyers to shut this shit down
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The Sound and the Fury: James Franco's most ambitious project is his best film by far

This is the third adaptation of a so-called difficult novel that renaissance man James Franco has brought to film festivals in the space of the year.

As seems the norm with Franco’s directorial efforts films disappeared without leaving much of a trace. That’s likely to change now because this, Franco’s most ambitious project, is his best film by far.

Telling the story in three chapters, rather than the book’s four, he concentrates on the perspectives of the three Compson brothers at the heart of the tale, Benji (Franco), Quentin (Jacob Loeb) and Jason Compson IV (Scott Haze). In simplifying the narrative to tell the story of the brothers through their thoughts, feelings and relationships with their sister Caddy (Ahna O’Reilly), he has done a sterling job.

The film is far easier to consume and comprehend than the novel. It starts with a voiceover that reveals how the once great and rich Compson family has run into trouble in recent generations through the folly of the brothers’ grandfather and father.

Set in Mississippi at the turn of the 20th Century, Franco reduces the novel to a family tale of love, compassion, melancholy and jealousy, with ethereal poetic voiceovers, jumps in time, and experiential narrative that is a direct descendant of the work of Terrence Malick.

Franco has given himself the plum role of the mentally incapacitated Benji. He moans, salivates and moves heavily in what is a largely impressive performance of the type that often wins awards, although the part is not big enough for him to be considered for anything other than supporting actor.

It’s Benji’s 33rd birthday and his perspective on the world is revealed through his inner-voice, that of a child. As one of the black servants comments, “He’s been 3 for 30 years.” It’s in this section that Franco’s directing is at its best.

The plot is that only daughter Caddy has brought shame onto the family by falling in love with and then getting pregnant out of wedlock. All the brothers react differently to her situation. In the second section told from Quentin’s perspective we learn the views of her father, played by Tim Blake Nelson. Nelson is given the job of showcasing Faulkner’s lyrical pose in a brilliant monologue that occasionally doubles as voiceover.

In these moments Franco’s appreciation of the novelist is most apparent. Finally Franco the director is on the road to gaining legitimacy.

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September Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire Mega leaks, Gallade, Sharpedo and Camerupt

Another month, another batch of CoroCoro magazine leaks for the upcoming Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire releases! While a full translation and analysis of the leaks will take some time, there are a few obvious details worth sharing immediately. Those obvious details being three all new Mega Evolutions! Who has been blessed with the Mega Evolution gift this time around? Let's take a look behind our three mystery doors!

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Justin Bieber Got Viciously Booed On TV Last Night

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Things did not start out well for Bieber, who strode onto the stage in a blazer and pants alongside model Lara Stone as the audience gave out serious negative vibes. The pair were there ahead of the evening's Calvin Klein fashion show, and suddenly Bieber announced, "I actually don't feel comfortable unless I'm in my Calvins." He then began to shed clothing, stopping only when all he had on was a pair of the designer's black boxer briefs.

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Nick Jonas strips off at New York gay club as he reveals more than just his new single

Nick Jonas was once one third of straight-laced Disney-made boyband The Jonas Brothers.

But his latest tactics for promoting a new single were far from their fresh-faced teenage days on Tuesday night, when he performed a strip tease at BPM New York gay club.

The youngest band member, Nick, entertained his gay fans with solo track Jealous on the club's Gay College night before flashing his refined abs and flexing his muscles while standing on a podium.

Sandwiched between nearly-naked men with dollar bills wedged in their Y-fronts, Nick ripped open his white shirt, after shedding his suit jacket.

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Chris Pratt, Sarah Silverman to host SNL

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Fox's 'Gotham' Named Most Promising New Show by TCA

Gotham has won over critics.

As a new slate of shows prepares to launch this week, the Television Critics Association has selected the most promising series of the fall season in its second annual poll.

Fox's buzzy crime drama, which details the origins of Batman ally Commissioner James Gordon, was named the most promising new show of the upcoming season, followed by The CW's quirky dramedy Jane the Virgin and Showtime's provocative drama The Affair.

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1980's Post: Marc Summers Wants To Reboot ‘Double Dare’


Remember Marc Summers? The producer of food network shows like Restaurant: Impossible, most people from my generation probably know Summers better as the host of the Nickelodeon television game show Double Dare (and in later incarnations, Super Sloppy Double Dare, Family Double Dare and Double Dare 2000). The show was an 1980′s classic, combining trivia questions with messy physical challenges and the climactic Obstacle Course. Now Summers has an new spin which could bring back the television game show which has been credited for putting Nickelodeon on the map.

First off, for those who don’t remember the show, watch the following video where the Nostalgia Critic reviews Family Double Dare:

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She fought the good fight in the Marvel comics and the Captain America films, now Agent Peggy Carter fights it again on Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. The badass heroine, played by Hayley Atwell, will be seen in a 1940s-era flashback kicking off the Sept. 23 season premiere of the ABC series — and TV Guide Magazine has the first look!

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TV Ratings Tuesday: FOX's $50 million Investment in "Utopia" is a Flop

NBC was the number one network in adults 18-49 and with total viewers.

On NBC, Food Fighters earned a 1.0, down a tenth from last week's 1.1 adults 18-49 rating. America's Got Talent earned a 1.9, up a tenth from last week's series low 1.8 adults 18-49 rating.

On CBS, Big Brother earned a 2.3 adults 18-49 rating in its new time period. The Fashion Rocks special earned a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating.

On ABC, Extreme Weight Loss earned a 1.0, up a tenth from last week's 0.9 adults 18-49 rating.

On FOX,the Tuesday premiere of Utopia earned a 0.9, way down from its 2.0 premiere rating on Sunday. Hotel Hell earned a 0.9, down four tenths from its last original's 1.3 adults 18-49 rating.

oop @ Fox. Those execs are holding prayer circles for Gotham rn
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The Cast Of "Married With Children" Reunites At Katey Sagal’s Walk Of Fame Honoring

The Bundys look like one big happy family...for a change!

Seventeen years after the last episode of Married With Children aired, Ed O'Neill, Katey Sagal, Christina Applegate and David Faustino--aka Al, Peg, Kelly and Bud--were all together again Tuesday in honor of Sagal, who received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Maroon 5 Tops Billboard 200 + Taylor's Shake It Off Sells 1.2 Million Downloads to Date

Jeezy starts at No. 2 on the chart, while Bob Marley earns his highest-charting album ever.

Pop band Maroon 5 nabs its second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as its fifth studio release -- appropriately named V -- debuts atop the list. It sold 164,000 copies in the week ending Sept. 7, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

The 164,000 start is a drop-off from the arrival of the group's last album, 2012's Overexposed, which launched with 222,000 at No. 2. However, V's bow is bigger than of the album that came before Overexposed -- 2010's Hands All Over, which debuted at No. 2 with 142,000.

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New 3DS XLs incoming, including NES-styled model

Three new Nintendo 3DS XL models will launch in North America by the end of this year, Nintendo announced today during the GameStop Expo in California.

The red-and-blue Super Smash Bros. Edition Nintendo 3DS XL will hit store shelves first on September 19, commemorating the launch of Super Smash Bros. on October 3. The retro-inspired NES Edition Nintendo 3DS XL follows on October 10, featuring an NES controller design on its lid. Finally, the Persona Q Edition Nintendo 3DS XL is set to arrive alongside Atlus' dungeon-crawling RPG Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth on November 25.

The NES Edition and Persona Q Edition 3DS XLs will be available exclusively at GameStop. All upcoming 3DS XL models are priced at $199.99.

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Queen of Buzz Singles does some cute interviews (A. Carter related) and other stuff in Down Under


She's my guardian angel! Hilary Duff reveals radio host Sophie Monk saved her after she was involved in a hit-and-run in Los Angeles

They famously became friends when they dated Madden brothers Joel and Benji in 2006.
But it seems Hilary Duff, 26, and 34-year-old Sophie Monk's friendship runs much deeper than that, as the Texan pop star says the radio host saved her after she was involved in a hit-and-run in Los Angeles.
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I am... the elusive walking chanteuse


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Hilary Duff Addresses Aaron Carter’s Undying Love
BuzzFeed asked Hilary: “Aaron Carter keeps declaring his love for you, how do you feel about it?”
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First Look: Haley Atwell's Agent Carter on Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

She fought the good fight in the Marvel comics and the Captain America films, now Agent Peggy Carter fights it again on Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. The badass heroine, played by Hayley Atwell, will be seen in a 1940s-era flashback kicking off the Sept. 23 season premiere of the ABC series — and TV Guide Magazine has the first look!

Back in the day, Carter was an integral member of the S.H.I.E.L.D. prototype group Strategic Scientific Reserve and her path was similar to that of Director Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg), who must now rebuild S.H.I.E.L.D. from the ground up after the seismic events of last season.

"Coulson is a big student of history and wants to return to those old ideals of Agent Carter's time," says executive producer Jed Whedon. "He's, like, 'Let's be the S.H.I.E.L.D. we were meant to be!' He wants to do the job right this time."

Atwell, who will star in the 2015 spinoff series Marvel's Agent Carter, is joined in the flashback by Kenneth Choi and Neal McDonough, playing their Captain America characters Jim Morita and Dum Dum Dugan, respectively. No word yet if either actor has signed for the Agent Carter series.

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returns Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 9/8c on ABC.

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Forgotten "RuPaul's Drag Race" winner Tyra Sanchez arrested for assault

RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 2 winner Tyra Sanchez, whose real name is James Ross IV, has been arrested in Virginia for a misdemeanor assault.

According to Virginia Beach court records, Tyra was arrested in Virginia on September 9, 15 days after the offense date of August 25. The complaint, which was filed by one Daniel Alonso, has been categorized under Virginia’s assault and battery penalty code 18.2-57. If found guilty, this penalty code may require her to spend a minimum of six month in mandatory confinement.

Tyra was arraigned in court the same day and bail was set. Since then, she has posted bail and has been released. A follow up arraignment has been set for October 8. No further details are known at this time.*

This arrest is not Tyra’s first since winning the second cycle of RuPaul’s Drag Race in 2010. In August 2011, she had a publicly known run-in with the law, in which she was arrested in Georgia for possession of marijuana. In this incident, she posted bail and was released the next day.

Tyra has not made any announcements about the incident on social media, but we have reached out to her for a public statement.

*We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.



Apollo Nida -- Now a Prisoner ... Leaves Pissed Off Wife Behind

Apollo Nida is on his way to prison right now -- at the time this story was posted -- but we've learned he went out with a nightclub bang that has royally pissed off his wife.

Phaedra Parks is telling friends Apollo has essentially abandoned his family for the last 2 months ... choosing drinking and strip clubs over his wife and 2 kids.

She says over the last week things got so bad and so tense she feared physical abuse ... although nothing happened. The 2 haven't even spoken in a week.

Apollo now begins his 8 year prison sentence for cashing stolen checks and laundering more than 2 million dollars.

We spoke to Apollo ... who had no comment ... but we're told he's pissed off at her for various reasons, including the fact that she didn't show up for his court hearings and she's been on a book tour during the last few months ... rather than comforting him.

A rep for Phaedra tells us the situation has put a "tremendous strain" on her family ... and she's working hard to bring back a sense of normalcy to everyone's lives.

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World Renown Supermodel and Current It-Girl Kendall™: Fashion Week Round Up

It's the 2014 New York Fashion Week and "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star Kendall Jenner is strutting her stuff. She walks in the shows for Diane Von Furstenberg, Tommy Hilfiger, and Donna Karan.

For more details on KJ's 2014 NYFW experience, follow her on Instagram. She's been posting a ton of pics and videos.

This is hardly the first time Jenner has walked in a fashion show. She previously made headlines for her breast-baring turn in the Marc Jacobs show at the 2014 winter Fashion Week.

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw to star opposite Will Smith in NFL concussion drama


Ridley Scott is producing

Fresh off strong reviews from her role in Beyond the Lights at the Toronto Film Festival, Gugu Mbatha-Raw has closed a deal to star opposite Will Smith in the NFL concussion drama.

The untitled Sony project is based on the GQ article "Game Brain" by Jeanne Marie Laskas. Described as a whistleblower tale, it follows the doctor (Smith) who discovered that major head injuries and life-long debilitating problems were facing NFL players because of repeated concussions.

Peter Landesman wrote the script and will direct. Ridley Scott, Giannina Facio and Michael Schaefer are producing for Scott Free, while David Wolthoff, Elizabeth Cantillon and Larry Shuman are also producing. Hannah Minghella and Jonathan Kadin are overseeing for the studio.

Mbatha-Raw starred as a music superstar in Beyond the Lights, which just premiered at the Toronto Film Festival. She recently wrapped filming on The Whole Truth, starring Keanu Reeves. Her previous credits include Odd Thomas, Larry Crowne and the TV series Touch. She's repped by CAA, Curtis Brown Group and Authentic Talent and Literary Management.


Oscar Pistorius Judgement Day: Potential verdicts

All eyes will be on the North Gauteng high court in South Africa as Judge Thokozile Masipa delivers judgment in the trial of Oscar Pistorius. The Paralympian faces a premeditated murder charge after he fired four shots through a toilet door at his Pretoria home on Valentine's Day 2013, which killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius claims he had mistaken her for an intruder. He also faces two charges relating to firing a gun in a public space, and a separate charge for illegally possessing ammunition. The potential verdicts include:

Not guilty on all charges

Should the athlete be found not guilty, he would leave court a free man. Pistorius would then have his 1m rand bail returned to him and would reserve the right to institute a civil case against the minister of police and justice for damages he felt he might have incurred during his prosecution.

Guilty on all charges
Premeditated murder in South Africa carries a minimum sentence of life imprisonment, which constitutes 25 years. Coupled with anything from two to five years in prison or a fine for the firearm and ammunition charges could see the athlete spend three decades in prison. South African law does afford him a parole hearing after 25 years and, if released, will still be on parole for the rest of his life.

Guilty on firearm and ammunition charges, not guilty of premeditated murder but guilty of culpable homicide
In this scenario, Pistorius could face a fine or up to five years in prison for the firearm charges but Judge Masipa could find that the prosecution had not proved premeditated murder beyond reasonable doubt. She could then still find Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide (manslaughter) which is a lesser charge than premeditated murder and focuses on negligence rather than intent. There is no prescribed sentence for culpable homicide in South African law and the sentence can be decided at the discretion of the judge based on the weight of evidence and circumstances surrounding the incident.

Not guilty on firearm and ammunition charges but guilty on premeditated murder charge
In this case, Pistorius will face a life sentence (25 years) or more depending on whether Judge Masipa feels that there are aggravating circumstances.

Sentencing and appeal
Should scenarios one to three occur then the following process will unfold.
After Masipa delivers her verdict the court will adjourn and reconvene at another date for sentencing. When court reconvenes both the prosecution and defence will present mitigating and aggravating circumstances to be considered by Judge Masipa during her sentencing. After considering both arguments, she will deliver her sentence.
After the sentence is delivered, Pistorius will have a chance to appeal both conviction and sentence. He can also be granted bail at the judge's discretion. However, these bail conditions will come with heavy conditions such as house arrest or reporting to a police station once a week.


This trial has been developing incredibly slow but the verdict will finally be given tomorrow. What do you think the probable verdict will/should be?
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Zac Efron Hangs Out Shirtless on the Beach with 'We Are Your Friends' Director Max Joseph


Zac Efron takes a quick moment to compare abs with director Max Joseph while shirtless in between filming We Are Your Friends on Tuesday (September 9) in Malibu, Calif.

The 26-year-old actor was also seen sitting down against a log filming a more emotional scene.

The day before, Zac showed off his abs again as he lifted up his shirt during a break from shooting a fight scene in Studio City.

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Blind Item: Drinks on the Plane

It’s an hour to fly from Toronto to New York. By the time you go up, it’s almost like you have to go down again.

But she was desperate, desperate for a drink. Even before take-off. Which was not allowed on this flight. She was told she’d have to wait. And she didn’t want to wait. Caused a stink about having to wait. Huffing and puffing, sweet features morphed into an off-putting bitch scowl. It was a scene. And she didn’t stop bitching until they put the first jack and coke in front of her once the seatbelt sign had been turned off.

That was followed by two more. Three jack and cokes on the flight.

So, maybe she’s afraid to fly. Maybe it was a terrible day. But with her history, and it wasn’t all that long ago, and the sh-tty influences she has around her, this is probably a concern, non?



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Richard Kiel - 'Jaws' From James Bond Movies Dies At 74

Richard Kiel, who became famous for portraying the James Bond villain, Jaws ... died Wednesday afternoon at the age of 74 ... TMZ has learned.

Kiel starred in dozens of movies over the span of 50 years ... though his Jaws character became his most iconic role after debuting in 1977's "The Spy Who Loved Me" alongside Roger Moore. He returned in "Moonraker" two years later.

The 7-foot-2 Kiel also co-starred with Adam Sandler in the golf classic "Happy Gilmore."

Kiel had broken his leg last week and was in a hospital in Fresno, CA. A family member tells us he passed away this afternoon in the hospital -- and it's unclear if his death was connected to the leg injury.


ive met him before at a comic convention here. he was so nice he gave me a ton of autographs and took a picture with me. he gave me a book of his and signed it 'enjoy' when i told him i loved film. RIP :(

Cancel your plans: 'Gilmore Girls' is finally coming to Netflix!

If you just reached that horrible moment in your Netflix binge-watch when you finish a series and don't know what to watch next, do not freak out. We repeat, do not freak out!

Everyone's favorite show, Gilmore Girls, is about to become available on the streaming site! And we're not talking just one season, either.

Netflix will have every. Single. Season. Yeah, we know, this is just the best news ever.

Mark/clear your calendars now, because according to Decider, you'll be able to return to Stars Hollow as soon as Oct. 1!

So let your loved ones know that you'll be unavailable and essentially dead-to-the-world when Oct. 1 rolls around, because once you start your binge-watch, you won't be able to stop until you've re-watched all seven seasons of the WB cult classic series.

Or, if you're one of the few TV fanatics who have yet to see Gilmore Girls for the first time (we know you're out there!), get ready to finally rectify that huge mistake this fall so we can stop judging you. It's for your own good, we promise.

Gilmore Girls starred a pre-Parenthood Lauren Graham as single mother Lorelai Gilmore to a pre-Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Alexis Bledel, who played Lorelai's daughter Rory, and their extremely close mother-daughter relationship was the envy of all mothers and daughters everywhere. The series ran from 2000-2006 on the WB and 2006-2007 on the CW.

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Emily Osment & Rex Lee at Glamorama Fashion Rocks Event


Emily Osment joins Rex Lee on the red carpet at Glamorama “Fashion Rocks” presented by Macy’s Passport held at Create Nightclub on Tuesday night (September 9) in Los Angeles.

Macy’s Glamorama is an hour-long high-end fashion show and musical production that not only unveils the latest fashions from the hottest designers, but also showcases heart-stopping dance, lush visuals, staging as well as incredible musical performances by chart-topping artists.

Emily and Rex, who star on ABC Family’s Young & Hungry, as well as JJJ, are still waiting to hear about the show’s renewal.
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NFL Totally Saw That Tape It Didn’t See Of Ray Rice Knocking Out His Lady In An Elevator

Surprising absolutely no one, except of course the Dudes In Charge at the NFL, it seems, contrary to very badly timed claims by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell that nope, no one had seen the incriminating video of sportsball star Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiancée in an elevator, it is in fact the opposite of that:

A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive five months ago, while league executives have insisted they didn’t see the violent images until this week.

The person played The Associated Press a 12-second voicemail from an NFL office number on April 9 confirming the video arrived. A female voice expresses thanks and says: “You’re right. It’s terrible.”

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Boycott the NFL. Don't go to games, don't buy merchandise, don't watch the games, and pledge not to tune in to the Superbowl, not even for the halftime show regardless of who's playing and certainly not for the sponsors.

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One Direction's Free 'Fireproof' Scores 1.1 Million Downloads

When One Direction announced the title and release date of their fourth album, FOUR (due Nov. 17 on SYCO/Columbia Records), they did so with a twist. To celebrate the occasion on Monday, the pop group gifted their fans with a free download song, "Fireproof," from the upcoming album. The catch? It was only available for 24 hours, and only from

Columbia says that 1.1 million downloads of "Fireproof" -- which is not the lead single from FOUR -- were generated in the 24-hour span, worldwide. It's unusual for an A-list act to give away a track in this way, so there are few comparables. That said, it's worth noting that industry sources say a typical free single of the week in the U.S. iTunes Store generates around 300,000 downloads, on average.

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I was a 'Queen of Scientology': President's ex-wife reveals the Church's innermost secrets and why she was cast into darkness when she finally fled after 35 years

  • Karen de la Carriere, 70, was a member of Scientology for 35 years and attained a rank only shared by a handful of others

  • She rubbed shoulders with the church's elite including John Travolta

  • But she questioned the leadership and says she was brutally punished for it

  • She claims she was made to run 12 hours a day for three months and was 'imprisoned' in 'The Hole' and had to chip paint off a metal pole day after day

  • She claims in Sea Org, the management branch, they banned children and forced couples

  • She left in 2010 and her own son turned on her and she blames Scientology for his ultimate death from pneumonia

  • Church dismissed Karen as being like a 'lunatic' who spreads 'falsehoods' because she has a 'personal axe to grind'

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James Woods wants you to care about #ALL racism

James Wood has taken to twitter today to speak out about the issue of racism against White people after a White man was attacked by a group of mostly Black teens on Saturday night.


Taraji P. Henson to 'Ebony': 'I'm Treated Like I'm On the D-List'

Taraji P. Henson looks beautiful on the cover of Ebony magazine‘s October 2014 issue.

The 43-year-old actress opened up to the mag about not feeling she has earned the respect she believes she has deserved for her career accomplishments, which includes an Oscar nomination for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.

“I’m treated like I’m on the D-list,” Taraji said. “I’m still being considered with actresses who haven’t done half the stuff I’ve achieved.”

“When people tell me ‘no,’ I get hyped,” she added. “Because when I prove that I can and will, I love watching people eat crow.”

While she might think she is treated as though she is on the D-list, Taraji says she uses her status to get some special treatment to get her “fat ass into a restaurant. If someone tells me there’s a wait, I’ll walk right to the front of the line like, ‘I need a table now. I need to eat, and I want this. So let’s work this out.’”