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Jesse McCartney On New Animated Film 'Wings,' Upcoming Album

February 10th, 2014 2:13pm EST
Jesse McCartney On New Animated Film 'Wings,' Upcoming Album
Lionsgate's new animated movie Wings features Jesse McCartney lending his voice to the cartoon plane Cyclone, one of multiple new happenings for the actor and singer. BFTV recently caught up with Jesse to ask him about his part in Wings and progress on his new album, which is expected this spring.

"I got a call from [producers] Simka Entertainment, and heard it was an animated movie for kids, which I enjoy doing, so I jumped onboard," he explained. "One of my buddies from All My Children was doing it also, so I thought it might be fun."

The Wings voice cast also includes Josh Duhamel as ...

Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies - 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows,' 'Carnage,' & More

December 12th, 2011 11:00am EST
Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies
Sadly, I haven’t caught last week’s pick yet: “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.” However I did have the misfortune of watching the David Gordon Green comedy “The Sitter,” which turned out to be a complete dud. If you haven’t already read my review, give it a look to find out why I think Jonah Hill deserves better.

Arriving in theaters this week are the Guy Ritchie sequel “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows,” the Roman Polanski parental dramedy “Carnage,” the third Chipmunks adventure “Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chip-Wrecked,” and the Roger Corman themed documentary “Corman’s World: Exploits of a...

Anthony Weiner Latest Public Figure Caught With Nude Online Photos

June 7th, 2011 12:00pm EDT
Anthony Weiner
When will we learn that nothing on the Internet completely disappears? This week, Congressman Anthony Weiner became another public figure with his dirty laundry aired out after someone got a hold of his revealing photos that he posted online himself.

- UPDATE: Wife Pregnant!

Yesterday, Weiner apologized for the gaffe at a press conference - but the damage is already done. Rumors of further leaks are surfacing, and one can hope the photos only go so far. Before you - for some odd reason -decide to post nude photos of yourself online, take these stories of celebrities "over sharing" to he...

Selena Gomez Says She Feels 'Hurt' By Justin Bieber Fans

March 15th, 2011 2:24pm EDT
Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez struggles to deal with bitter comments about her relationship with Justin Bieber, insisting she feels "hurt" when the pop star's fans rant about her online.

The singer/actress has been linked to the Baby hit-maker since last year and gossip about a romance between the teen stars went into overdrive when they were photographed enjoyed a New Year's break in the Caribbean together.

Gomez often finds herself the target of scathing remarks from Bieber's jealous fans, and she can't help but feel bad when she reads their nasty words online.

She tells TV host David Letterman, "It...

Jesse McCartney Lands TV Role

February 4th, 2011 1:13pm EST
Jesse McCartney
Singer/songwriter Jesse McCartney is heading back to the small screen in a new TV role.

The pop star enjoyed numerous acting stints before shooting to fame in the music industry, winning two Daytime Emmy Award nominations for his part in soap opera All My Children, while he also appeared in short-lived 2004 TV series Summerland.

His later work includes 2008 independent film Keith and a voice role in 2009's Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel.

McCartney has now signed a deal to return to TV with a regular role in new series Locke & Key, which is based on the comic book of the same ...

Who Is Jasmine Waltz?

October 16th, 2010 9:00pm EDT
Jasmine Waltz
Jasmine Waltz is the 28-year-old cocktail waitress that David Arquette slept with shortly after separating from Courteney Cox. She's seen here after a dinner date at El Compadre Mexican restaurant in Los Angeles before heading over to Premiere nightclub.

The pair's relationship was confirmed by David on Howard Stern's radio show Tuesday and divulged a bit more information to the shock-jock than he should've, and apologized to Courtney later via his Twitter account.

During the show, the "Scream 4" star told Stern that he had sex "once... maybe twice" with Jasmine; however a report on TMZ.c...

Tribeca: 'The Trotsky' & 'Beware The Gonzo' – A Tale of Two Heroes

May 3rd, 2010 1:13pm EDT
The Trotsky
As the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival draws to a close, I’m inclined to believe that this year saw an influx of young protagonists gracing the big screens across New York, delighting and riveting audiences alike of all ages. In an earlier episode, I mentioned Dog Pound, a film about juvenile delinquents trying to survive in a youth detention facility. Since then the young heroes I’ve encountered have been much better (if not always positive) role models.

The Trotsky is a film that you can still find on demand, and a film that recommend to anyone who’s a fan of the 80’s Brat Pack era. It’s the ...

Megan Fox Cheers Brian Austin Green To Victory

April 19th, 2010 11:42am EDT
Megan Fox
Megan Fox cheered her boyfriend Brian Austin Green on to victory at a celebrity car race in Long Beach, California on Saturday.

The former Beverly Hills, 90210 star was competing in the Toyota Celebrity/Pro Race, and he saw off competition from Keanu Reeves, Christian Slater and Adrien Brody to take the title.

Singer/songwriter Jesse McCartney and skateboarding star Tony Hawk finished the race early after they were involved in minor crashes on the track, but both emerged unscathed from the accidents.

Green's on/off girlfriend Megan Fox watched the action from the crowd, and was seen c...

Justin Bieber: Is This Kid Here To Stay?

March 22nd, 2010 10:16am EDT
Justin Bieber: Is This Kid Here To Stay
March Madness is in the air, and so is Bieber Fever. While college basketball fans are pumping their fists and jumping in joy as their Final Four picks advance to the next round of the NCAA tournament, Justin Bieber fans, mostly teenage girls, will be rushing to the mall and trampling each other in the process to buy his second album "My World 2.0" on March 23. This new album, which features big name artists like Ludacris and Sean Kingston, will prove to music critics that this young phenomenon is the real deal and the success of his first album wasn't a fluke.

But Justin doesn't have much...

'Alvin & The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel' On DVD & Blu-ray March 30

February 27th, 2010 9:00am EST
Alvin And The Chimpmunks 2: The Squeakquel
The box office smash hit "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel" sings and shakes its way to Blu-ray Disc/DVD Combo Pack, "Squeak-Along" double DVD, and DVD Single Disc March 30th from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. A follow-up to 2007's "Alvin and the Chipmunks", Chipmunk singing sensations Alvin, Simon and Theodore are back for an encore in this hilarious "squeakquel" packed with over an hour more of music. The Squeak-Along bonus content includes new sing-alongs such as Beyonce's "Single Ladies," teaches audiences how to dance like the Chipmunks with the "Shake Your Groove T...

Jesse McCartney Threatens To Sue Over 'Nude Photos'

January 14th, 2010 9:40am EST
Jesse McCartney Threatens To Sue Over
Singer/songwriter Jesse McCartney is threatening legal action over an internet photo which appears to show the star naked - insisting the picture has been "manipulated by computer software."

The Beautiful Soul hit-maker's attorneys have sprung into action over the snap, sending a cease and desist letter to any websites which have posted the picture. McCartney's lawyer, Shawn Chapman Holley, insists the photo has been altered, because the star would have never agreed to pose in the nude.

The letter from Holley, obtained by, reads, "A person is attempting to circulate a nude p...

Male Celebrities We'd Like To Kiss Under The Mistletoe

December 22nd, 2009 9:15am EST
Hot Mistletoe Kisses
If we had it our way, we'd have mistletoe in our pocket just in case we stumbled upon someone we'd like to smooch. Isn't that the general rule of thumb- if you are standing underneath it with someone, you have to kiss them.

Here are the top male celebrities we wouldn't mind being under the mistletoe with. Pucker up!

Ryan Gosling - The Academy Award nominated actor is as talented as he is adorable. He can sing and sweep the girls off our feet. Amazing.

Jon Hamm - Could this guy get any more dapper? We wish there were more Don Drapers (Mad Men) out there today, except they wouldn...

Jesse McCartney Blames Nerves For Forgetting National Anthem (Video)

October 13th, 2009 8:50am EDT
Jesse McCartney
Singer Jesse McCartney was left red faced on Sunday when he forgot the words to the National Anthem at a NASCAR race in California. The star was performing at the Pepsi 500 in Fontana when he fluffed a line of "The Star-Spangled Banner."

McCartney has since taken to his Twitter, blaming nerves for his embarrassing mistake.

He wrote, "Here at the Nascar race! So much fun! Can't believe I forgot the words to the Anthem! I've performed it 100 times. Bad nerves today I guess."

McCartney isn't the only star to mess up the National Anthem - Macy Gray, Anastacia and comedienne Roseanne Ba...

Taylor Swift Featured In 'Band Hero'; New Songs Announced

October 2nd, 2009 12:30pm EDT
Taylor Swift, Band Hero, Band Hero Song List
Video game players and music fans alike can now get closer to Band Hero's in-game playable character Taylor Swift than ever before, as they can perform as the music icon to her fan-favorite chart-topping hits "You Belong With Me," "Picture To Burn" and "Love Story" in the biggest music event to hit living rooms this holiday season - "Band Hero". Today, Activision puts fans front and center in the concert of a lifetime, as they debut Swift's never-before-seen in-game performances in "Band Hero", the perfect game for family and friends to jam out and sing along to their favorite tunes togethe...

Chris Brown & Rihanna Set For Awkward Night Out?

April 22nd, 2009 1:11pm EDT
Chris Brown and Rihanna
Chris Brown and Rihanna are set for an awkward reunion at an event to honor a songwriter who has worked with both R&B stars. Andre Merritt, who penned Rihanna's "Disturbia" and Brown's "Forever", is to be feted at an ASCAP Awards after-show party in Hollywood on April 22 - and both former lovers plan on being there to toast him.

If the exes do show up for the Hwood club event, it will be the first time they've been out in public since a late-night fight on February 8 landed Brown in legal trouble and Rihanna in the hospital.

The couple briefly reconciled after the incident, but th...

PETA Upset With Jesse McCartney Over Monkey Brains Confession

April 3rd, 2009 8:35am EDT
Jesse McCartney
Animal activists at PETA have lashed out at pop star Jesse McCartney after he confessed to eating monkey brains on a recent trip to Asia.

The singer/songwriter wasn't fond of the idea of tasting the local delicacy but admits it wasn't a bad meal.

He says, "It was a little chewy and a little bland. It could have been seasoned a little bit more to tell you the truth."

But PETA chiefs are far from impressed with the star's adventurous appetite and insist the singer should consider becoming a vegetarian.

Spokesman Michael McGraw says, "You'd have to be bananas to eat monkey ...

Jesse McCartney: 'I Ate Monkey Brains'

April 2nd, 2009 8:32am EDT
Jesse McCartney
Pop star Jesse McCartney once gobbled down monkey brains during a trip to the Far East.

The singer/songwriter was in Asia on tour when a guide insisted he tried a local delicacy - and much to his surprise, it wasn't bad.

McCartney says, "It was alright. It was kinda strange, but once you get past the idea of it, it wasn't that bad. It was a little chewy and a little bland. It could have been seasoned a little bit more to tell you the truth."

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Slideshow: Kids' Choice Awards - Who Looked Best & Worst?

March 30th, 2009 10:39am EDT
Zac Efron & Vanessa Hudgens
Many celebrities turned out on Saturday night for Nickelodeon's 2009 "Kids' Choice Awards" (see the winners here!) Take a look at our photo slideshow, and tell us who you think looked the best & who could have made a bit more effort!

Miley Cyrus

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Amber Valletta

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Kids' Choice Award Nominees

February 6th, 2009 10:21am EST
Miley Cyrus
Nickelodeon unfolds the luminous list of the 2009 Kids’ Choice Award Nominees. This year, when kids honor their favorites from the worlds of film, music, TV and sports – and go green amid massive slime showers - action star host, Dwayne Johnson, will rock at the helm.

The nominees for Nickelodeon’s 22nd Annual Kids’ Choice Awards are:


Favorite Movie

Bedtime Stories

The Dark Knight

High School Musical 3: Senior Year

Iron Man

Favorite Movie Actor

Jim Carrey (Yes Man)

George Lopez (Beverly Hills Chihuahua)


The 2008 Music Quiz

January 1st, 2009 11:00am EST
As another year ends and 2009 looms, we wondered if you've all been paying attention for the past 12 months.

In amongst all the political, environmental and economical changes around the globe, there has been a great deal of celebrity tittle-tattle to report about.

From pop pregnancies, marriages and splits to high and low notes, it has been a rock 'n' roller coaster ride of fun, horror and giggles.

But will you be the party animal or the party pooper when it comes to the quiz to end all pop quizzes this year?

Put down your eggnog and switch off the TV, for it's time to ...

Jonas Brothers Thank Fans With Star-Studded Last-Minute Gig

November 26th, 2008 6:30pm EST
Jonas Brother
The Jonas Brothers treated fans to a last-minute post-American Music Awards concert in Hollywood on Sunday night, which they booked just the day before.

Just hours after the trio claimed the AMA's favorite Breakthrough Artist award in Los Angeles, the Jonases took to the stage at the House of Blues on Sunset Strip to perform a free three-hour show, packed with guests and celebrities.

According to, the Jonas Brothers only promoted the concert on their page and in pre-AMA radio interviews on Saturday, but the fans heard all about it and started lining up outs...

Hugh Jackman Named 'Sexiest Man Alive'

November 19th, 2008 12:03pm EST
Jugh Hackman
Aussie movie hunk Hugh Jackman has been named People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive.

After agonizing over a list of eligible, high profile film stars, musicians and athletes, editors at the magazine named the 40-year-old its number one of 2008. Jackman succeeds last year's top man Matt Damon, and George Clooney who took the title the year before.

In a special edition of the weekly magazine, there were honorable mentions for handsome contenders Daniel Craig, Johnny Depp, Javier Bardem, Seal, Robert Downey Jr., Will Smith, Christian Bale and David Beckham. Potential future title hol...

Lady Gaga To Perform At Jingle Ball 2008

November 13th, 2008 4:27pm EST
Lady Gaga
Z100 just announced the official line-up for Jingle Ball 2008! And none other than the retro-sexual pop-tart, Lady Gaga, will be performing! She'll be performing as part of an A-List line up including Ne-Yo, Leona Lewis, David Archuleta, Brandy, Paramore, Katy Perry, Jesse McCartney, Chris Brown, and special guest host Rihanna!

Don't miss Lady Gaga take the stage at this incredible show! Find out how to purchase or win Z100 Jingle Ball tickets here!

Check Out A Sneak Peek Of Jesse McCartney On Tonight's 'Law & Order SVU'

November 11th, 2008 3:28pm EST
Jesse McCartney
Jesse McCartney is set to guest star on tonight's episode of Law & Order SVU and we've got two exclusive sneak-peek clips of his guest appearance!

Law & Order SVU airs on Tuesday nights at 10/9c on NBC.

Jesse McCartney on 'SVU' (clip 1):

Jesse McCartney on 'SVU' (clip 2):

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Jesse McCartney Hopes To Pen Hit For Bedingfield

August 5th, 2008 5:00pm EDT
Jesse McCartney
Pop star Jesse McCartney is hoping to propel another Brit back to the top of the U.S. pop charts after co-writing "Bleeding Love" for Leona Lewis.

The singer/songwriter, who penned "Bleeding Love" with OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder, now has his sights set on writing a big hit for Natasha Bedingfield.

McCartney says, "I recently had a radio gig with Natasha Bedingfield, and we were backstage, and we were talking, and we swapped numbers. I was like, 'Let's get together and write something. Let's do something. Let's go to the studio and jam.' She was down. I would love to do somet...

Jesse McCartney Not Dating Aubrey O'Day

August 5th, 2008 2:46pm EDT
Jesse McCartney
Pop star Jesse McCartney has laughed off reports he's dating Danity Kane star Aubrey O'Day, insisting their romance consisted of a night out with friends. The two singers were spotted out and about together in New York - but McCartney reveals they were just leaving a party with pals.

He says, "We went out one night. My whole band and all my friends where there. Her friends were there. We went out that one night, but it never really amounted to anything."

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Jesse McCartney and Jordin Sparks To Co-Headline Summer Tour

July 21st, 2008 6:30pm EDT
Jesse McCartney
As the hottest young stars of summer 2008, Jesse McCartney and 19 Entertainment/Jive Records recording artist Jordin Sparks will share the stage in a co-headlining tour "Jesse & Jordin Live."

Both artists already share platinum-selling status and hit songs, with Jesse's "Leavin'" and Jordin's "Tattoo" and "No Air, " her duet with pop star Chris Brown. The North American tour will visit 16 major cities, kicking off in Sacramento, CA on August 5.

Jesse, now 21 years old, has transformed from the pop stardom of his teen years to solo success as a singer/songwriter on his newly rel...

Today's Child Stars Struggle To Become Serious Entertainers

July 2nd, 2008 9:01am EDT
Cole and Dylan Sprouse
We saw it with Drew Barrymore and then again years later with Lindsay Lohan and most recently with Mary-Kate Olsen. Current "It" stars like the Jonas Brothers and Miley Cyrus will undoubtedly follow suit in the next few years.

They are child stars that want to turn into more serious entertainers as they get older, hoping the fans that are also growing up will follow them into more adult ventures. They take on roles they perceive as "serious" or "artsy," they change their look to try to separate themselves from their younger image, and they often take behind-the-scenes hybrid titles...

Miley Cyrus Wrote A Love Song About Jesse McCartney

June 24th, 2008 9:28am EDT
Miley Cyrus
Teen sensation Miley Cyrus was left red-faced after meeting pop hunk Jesse McCartney - because he was her first ever celebrity crush.

The Hannah Montana star became a huge fan of the singer when he was part of now defunct boy-band Dream Street - and the star was the inspiration behind the first song the 15-year-old penned. But Cyrus was left embarrassed after she was introduced to the McCartney shortly after moving to Hollywood, because he branded her lyrical tribute "cute".

She says, "It was so embarrassing, when I first moved to Los Angeles, I had a crush on Jesse McCartney. I...

Jesse McCartney Defends 'Arty' Miley Cyrus Pictures

June 22nd, 2008 9:30am EDT
Jesse McCartney
Singer/songwriter Jesse McCartney has defended Hannah Montana star Miley Cyrus's controversial Vanity Fair shoot - insisting the pictures were not "offensive".

The 21-year-old stuck up for the 15-year-old actress following the backlash the Disney Channel star encountered after posing for photos, which have been deemed too sexy for a teenager . Cyrus' clean cut image was damaged by the release of images of her wrapped in just a satin bed sheet in June's edition of the US magazine. And McCartney can't understand why the media reacted so strongly.

He says, "I think that people are ...

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