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11 Celebrity Scandals We Forgot About

March 29th, 2014 1:00pm EDT
kanye West
Everyone loves a juicy celebrity scandal and in the past ten years alone, there have been so many that its hard to keep track of them all! Still, there are still some that when you do recall, you can remember every minute in juicy detail. In no particular order are 11 of the best celebrity scandals we forgot about. Now do you remember? We thought you would!

1. Kanye West, "George Bush Doesn't Care About Black People!", 2005

The "Concert for Hurricane Relief" in support of victims of Hurricane Katrina was to be a place where singers and celebrities came together to aid the areas most aff...

10 Celebrities The Internet Loves To Kill - Top Celebrity Death Hoaxes

March 26th, 2014 8:00am EDT
Morgan Freeman
A lot of celebrities have become the target of death hoaxes during their time in the spotlight, but there are some celebs that the internet just loves to kill off. Some of these death hoaxes were believable while others, not so much. These beloved (mostly) celebrities have had the most brushes with internet death that we've ever come across.

Here is our list of the top ten celebrities that the internet has whacked -- in one fashion or another.

Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman just may hold the world record for the most amount of death hoaxes created by the internet. To that we must ask...

Mel B wants another baby

March 22nd, 2014 5:20am EDT
Melanie Brown
Mel B wants another baby.
The 38-year-old former Spice Girls singer - who has three daughters, Phoenix, 15, with ex-husband Jimmy Gulzar, Angel, six, with Eddie Murphy, and Madison, two, with current spouse Stephen Belafonte - would love to have a son but thinks she and her spouse, who also has nine-year-old Giselle from a previous relationship, would have another girl.
Asked if she wants more children, she said: "I'd like to, but I'm not sure. I always say just one more. I want to have that boy, but knowing my luck I'll have another girl."
The 'America's Got Talent' judge loves relaxing at...

Eddie Murphy sued by namesake

February 25th, 2014 3:00am EST
Eddie Murphy
A comedian who shares Eddie Murphy's last name is suing the star for defamation.

Brando Murphy claims the Shrek star is trying to wreck his stand-up career by stating the young comic looks and acts like him onstage.

He alleges members of his famous namesake's entourage have issued death threats and he is suing Eddie for $50 million (£31.3 million).

The more-famous Murphy's attorney, Marty Singer, tells TMZ.com, "This is an absolutely ridiculous lawsuit, and we are confident it will be immediately dismissed by the court."

Eddie Murphy's Daughters Shayne And Bria Pose For Sexy Lingerie Shoot

February 6th, 2014 11:36pm EST
Shayne and Bria Murphy
Eddie Murphy's two oldest daughters, Bria, 24, and Shayne, 19, are both aspiring lingerie models, and the two recently did a shoot with photographer Dimitri Ray of IamEpic Studios and posed in their mother Nicole's bedroom.

The two girls plan on presenting the shots to Victoria's Secret for consideration, according to TMZ.com.

The shoot was Shayne's first, while Bria has been modeling for some time.

Both girls shared a couple of pics from the shoot on their Instagram pages on Wednesday.

Eddie and Nicole, who divorced in 2006, have three other children together. Nicole is currently engag...

Snoop Dogg starstruck by Eddie Murphy

December 11th, 2013 3:20am EST
Snoop Dogg
Snoop Dogg was left starstruck after one of his idols, Eddie Murphy, asked the rapper to collaborate with him on a track for his new album.

The Beverly Hills Cop star returned to his music roots earlier this year (13) and recorded his first studio album in 20 years, and he enlisted the help of rapper-turned-reggae artist Snoop Dogg.

And in an interview with Queen Latifah on her talk show on Tuesday (10Dec13), Snoop revealed that Murphy's request to work with him left him speechless, because the comedian had been a great influence in his life.

He confessed, "I'm a '70s baby and I grew up ...

Eddie Murphy To Trade Punches With Stevie Wonder In New Mockumentary?

November 21st, 2013 10:13am EST
Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy is turning his return to stand-up comedy into a new "mockumentary", featuring Stevie Wonder and a cast of funny characters.

The 52 year-old actor has been working on a stage comeback for some time and now he's working on a new film which will chronicle the return to his roots.

Murphy explains, "I am doing kind of like a semi-autobiographical kinda mockumentary-type movie... There's some music in it. It's kinda like me putting together a stage show... putting a band together and coming up with jokes... and just showing how the whole process comes together.

"There are chara...

Justin Bieber makes party guests sign gagging agreement

November 18th, 2013 10:20am EST
Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber made his guests sign a confidentiality agreement prior to entering a party over the weekend.
The 19-year-old singer organized an extravagant bash for around 100 friends but only allowed them to enter on the condition they signed a binding contract, which if broke would result in them paying $3 million directly to him.
According to TMZ - who obtained a copy of the agreement - guests and workers were prohibited from making posts on Twitter or Facebook, texting or using phones during the event or discussing in any way what went on behind the closed doors of his Calabasas mansion...

Melanie Brown Is A Very Strict Mother

October 18th, 2013 12:20pm EDT
Melanie Brown
Mel B is very strict with her children.

The former Spice Girl is keen to bring up her daughters Phoenix, 11, Angel, six, and three-year-old Madison the same way she was raised by her parents as she believes it will encourage them to live normal lives away from the spotlight.

She said: "I'm very strict. My kids have been brought up very grounded, they go to public school, they've got to tidy their rooms, they've got to do their chores to earn their pocket money. That's how I was brought up."

Mel is currently trying to juggle being a judge on 'America's Got Talent', as well as being a lovi...

Eddie Murphy's musical comeback includes weed and strip club anthems

September 25th, 2013 8:40pm EDT
Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy's musical comeback features a strip club anthem and a reggae-flavoured ode to marijuana.

The Beverly Hills Cop star has been recording a new album with pal Snoop Dogg, who features on new track Red Light, and he admits he's very happy with the finished product.

Murphy tells Rolling Stone magazine, "I got s**t that sounds like country tracks, I got smooth ballads, I got a song that sounds like you'd play it in a strip club.

"We did another song that's like, the new weed anthem - Mellow Miss Mary. It sounds like a love song to this chick, but when you listen it's like, 'Hey ma...

Jerry Bruckheimer In Talks To Produce 'Beverly Hills Cop 4'

September 16th, 2013 7:07pm EDT
Eddie Murphy
Beverly Hills Cop 4 has inched closer to reality, as producer Jerry Bruckheimer is reportedly in talks to return to the series, according to Variety.

Eddie Murphy and Paramount have been desperately trying to get something off the ground with the franchise; it was almost a TV show before the idea got buried. The spin-off was supposed to follow Axel Foley as he showed his son the ropes. His son was to be played by Tropic Thunder star Brandon T. Jackson.

Bruckheimer produced the first two films featuring Eddie Murphy, but passed on the third. The producer is fairly busy trying to get severa...

Eddie Murphy Returns To Music - Red Light ft. Snoop Lion

September 10th, 2013 12:02pm EDT
Eddie Murphy Returns to Music
Eddie Murphy is all set to release some of his most recent music.

“All I’ve been doing is making music,” says Eddie Murphy. “I haven’t been working on films, haven’t been developing movies, or any of that sh!t.”

Murphy hasn’t released an album for 20 years, he never quit writing and recording songs – he claims to have “just stopped releasing them”. Now “semi-retired” as an actor, Murphy renovated his Beverly Hills mansion and added a full-blown recording studio to work. The results: “Red Light,” his new single which has a throwback-reggae sound guest-starring Snoop Lion, and a new album, ...

Check Out Eddie Murphy's New Single 'Red Light', Featuring Snoop Lion

September 5th, 2013 6:49pm EDT
Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy has enlisted the help of Snoop Lion for his new reggae single "Red Light".

The actor, whose last hit single, "Party All The Time", came in 1985, is set to release a new album titled "9", his first venture into music since 1994's "Love's Alright".

Murphy joined Twitter on Tuesday to announce the new track and the new album.

Snoop shared the news that the two were collaborating on the single during a Rolling Stone interview in may, revealing that he also has a lot of movie ideas for the star, too.

"I'm gonna holler at him, see if I can get some paper (money) to do some of the...

Eddie Murphy Taking 'Beverly Hills Cop' Back To The Big Screen

July 29th, 2013 3:27pm EDT
Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy is set to take Beverly Hills Cop back to the big screen just days after it was announced a TV series based on the popular film franchise has been scrapped.

Murphy helped director Shawn Ryan develop the proposed series but the project was dropped by bosses at America's CBS network earlier this month.

Ryan remained positive, telling fans on Twitter.com that executives at Paramount Pictures had decided to develop a movie based on the success of the culled series' pilot episode and the project is "moving fast".

Murphy is slated to reprise his role as street-smart detective Axel ...

Beverly Hills Cop TV Series Cancelled

July 20th, 2013 2:07pm EDT
Beverly Hills Cop
A planned TV spin-off based on Eddie Murphy's Beverly Hills Cop has been ditched after failing to land a deal with network bosses.

Murphy helped develop the proposed series with director Shawn Ryan, and executives at America's CBS were initially keen to shoot a pilot.

However, the network pulled the plug on the project earlier this year, and Ryan has told fans he struggled to sell the concept to rival channels.

Taking to Twitter to announce the news, he writes, "Sad to report that efforts to land Beverly Hills Cop pilot at another network have failed. This iteration is dead for now."


Eddie Murphy And Snoop Lion Release Reggae Collaboration

June 29th, 2013 10:14am EDT
Eddie Murphy
Comedian Eddie Murphy has recruited rapper-turned-reggae star Snoop Lion to channel the sounds of Jamaica on a new song.

The Beverly Hills Cop actor has released a video for Redlight on YouTube.com, with the promo featuring the pals at work in the studio as they record the tune.

The purpose of the track is not yet clear, but Snoop Lion, aka Snoop Dogg, revealed in May that he had been in talks with the reclusive movie star to collaborate on a series of film and TV-related projects - and it appears Redlight is their first offering as business partners.

Snoop told Rolling Stone magazine, "...

Eddie Murphy And Snoop Dogg Join Forces For Reggae Video 'Redlight'

June 28th, 2013 4:20pm EDT
Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy has recruited Snoop Dogg to channel the sounds of Jamaica on a new song.

The renowned actor has released a video for Redlight on YouTube.com, with the promo featuring the pals at work in the studio as they record the tune.

The purpose of the track is not yet clear, but Snoop Lion, aka Snoop Dogg, revealed in May that he had been in talks with the reclusive movie star to collaborate on a series of film and TV-related projects - and it appears Redlight is their first offering as business partners.

Snoop told Rolling Stone magazine, "I'm gonna holler at him, see if I can get...

Eddie Murphy's daughter stunned by models' weightloss measures

June 13th, 2013 3:12am EDT
Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy's model daughter Bria has revealed some of her peers are so desperate to lose weight they eat nothing but orange juice-soaked cotton balls.

The stunning 23 year old, whose mother is Murphy's ex-wife Nicole Murphy, insists she's one of the healthier glamour girls simply because she refuses to starve herself for a job.

And she cannot believe how far some of her friends go to impress fashion bosses and photographers.

She explains, "I've heard of people eating the cotton balls with the orange juice... They dip it in the orange juice and then they eat the cotton balls to help the...

Eddie Murphy's Daughters & Girlfriend Paige Butcher Flaunt Their Bikini Bods In Hawaii

June 12th, 2013 10:29am EDT
Paige Butcher
Eddie Murphy's girlfriend Paige Butcher showed off her sexy figure in an electric blue string bikini in Hawaii on Monday while vacationing with the actor and his family.

The 33-year-old Australian model has been dating Murphy since last year, and the romance appears to be still going strong. At one point during their holiday, the actor serenaded Paige on the balcony of their hotel.

Murphy's daughters Bria, 23, and Shayne, 18, from his marriage to Nicole Mitchell also joined the actor and his girlfriend on their vacation. The sisters looked beautiful in bikinis and floppy sunhats during th...

Centric Launches Black Music Month With 'Rebels Without A Pause: The Induction Ceremony Of Public Enemy'

June 1st, 2013 9:30am EDT
Public Enemy
Centric is celebrating Black Music Month throughout the month of June.  The thematic programming (an original concert documentary, music videos and special concerts) covers the vast range of talented musicians who have impacted today’s music and culture.

Kicking off the month is the never-before-seen Rebels "Without A Pause: The Induction Ceremony of Public Enemy" airing Saturday, June 1, 10 p.m. EST. Public Enemy, one of most influential hip hop groups of the late 80’s, is perhaps the most definitive rap group of all time. Assailing audiences with politically and socially conscious rhyme...

Snoop Lion in talks with Eddie Murphy over film/TV deal

May 15th, 2013 8:50pm EDT
Eddie Murphy
Rapper-turned-reggae star Snoop Lion is hoping to team up with Eddie Murphy for a series of movie and TV-related projects after staging a high-powered meeting with the Shrek star.

The Drop It Like It's Hot hitmaker reveals he recently got together with the reclusive movie star and chatted to him about a series of ideas he would like to develop with Murphy.

Snoop tells Rolling Stone magazine, "I'm gonna holler at him, see if I can get some paper (money) to do some of these movies. I got a lot of ideas and I'm tired of paying for them myself. He ain't making fresh, dynamic s**t. He only do ...

Forbes Names Eddie Murphy Hollywood's Most Overpaid Star

December 4th, 2012 3:27pm EST
Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy won't be proud of this accomplishment: He was named the most overpaid star in Hollywood by Forbes.

The magazine recently released the list of top actors and actresses that weren't worth their salaries. Forbes' methodology was comparing every dollar of their salary to every dollar the film made at the box office over the last 3 years. Thanks to flops like Tower Heist, Murphy made the list again - this time, at the #1 spot. For every $1 paid, Murphy's films grossed only $2.30.

Katherine Heigl was second on the list, with $1 paid for every $3.40 grossed. Heigl began to demand ar...

Alicia Keys Buys Eddie Murphy's New Jersey Mansion

October 25th, 2012 2:16pm EDT
Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys and her husband Swizz Beatz have an exclusive new address after purchasing Eddie Murphy's Bubble Hill estate in New Jersey.

The seven-bedroom mansion in Englewood cost the couple an estimated $12 million, according to RealEstalker.com.

Murphy has been reportedly trying to offload the property for more than seven years, and it comes with a recording studio, a bowling alley and a glass-roofed indoor swimming pool pavilion.

Reports suggest Keys and her producer/entrepreneur husband will also purchase a contiguous two-acre lot with additional living space, a children's playgro...

Eddie Murphy Pitching 'Beverly Hills Cop' TV Series

August 30th, 2012 11:06am EDT
Beverly Hills Cop
Eddie Murphy is planning a return to the Beverly Hills beat as part of a new TV spin-off of one of his most famous films.

The funnyman will produce and appear in the pilot for the Beverly Hills Cop revamp.

According to reports, Murphy has teamed up with The Shield director Shawn Ryan to develop the project, and the pair is offering the concept to leading network executives.

Murphy shot to top of the global box office as cocky detective Axel Foley in the 1984 comedy and he returned for sequels in 1987 and 1994.

Last year, he told Rolling Stone magazine about his plans for the franchi...

10 Celebrity Death Hoaxes

July 12th, 2012 2:00pm EDT
Eddie Murphy death hoax
Eddie Murphy has joined the death hoax club. Online rumors swirled on Wednesday that the actor tragically died in a snowboarding accident in Switzerland.

The manner of his death should have indicated it was a hoax. Other stars who have "died" in snowboarding incidents include Keanu Reeves, Adam Sandler and Jim Carrey.

Jeff Goldblum and Tom Hanks both met their maker after allegedly falling from cliffs in New Zealand. In April, Ryan Gosling reportedly died while filming in Austria and falling from a cliff.

Let's face it - tons of celebrities have been victims of death hoaxes, particularl...

Check Out 'A Thousand Words' On DVD, Blu-ray & More June 22

June 14th, 2012 11:19am EDT
A Thousand Words
Eddie Murphy stars in "A Thousand Words," a comedy about a smooth-talking man who discovers that he has only 1,000 words left to speak before dying.

Murphy plays Jack McCall, a fast-talking literary agent who can close a deal anytime and anywhere. When a New Age guru comes into his life, McCall is in for a big surprise.

Dr. Sinja (Cliff Curtis) is responsible for a Bodhi tree magically appearing in McCall's backyard. The more McCall speaks, the more leaves that fall from the tree. McCall quickly realizes when the last leaf falls, both he and the tree will die.

McCall winds up finding som...

Eddie Murphy Sells New Jersey Mansion Eight Years After He Listed It

May 21st, 2012 10:34am EDT
Eddie Murphy
After eight long years, Eddie Murphy finally sold the New Jersey home he put on the market in 2004.

In order to sell it, Murphy dropped the price of the sprawling mansion in Englewood from $30 million to $12 million, according to reports.

The eight-bedroom Colonial-style home includes an indoor swimming pool, bowling alley, a billiards room, movie theatre and a recording studio.

The star bought the house in 1985.

George Clooney's Fundraiser For President Obama Rakes In $15 Million

May 11th, 2012 12:48pm EDT
George Clooney
George Clooney gave President Barack Obama's re-election campaign a huge boost after making $15 million at a fundraiser on Thursday night.

The Oscar-winning hunk invited 150 celebrities and VIPs to the dinner at his Los Angeles mansion in a bid to raise donations to help Obama get into office for a second term when America goes to the polls in November .

Superstars including Barbra Streisand, Robert Downey Jr., Tobey Maguire, Eddie Murphy, Billy Crystal, Salma Hayek and Jack Black were out in force for the event, which cost a $40,000 -a-head.

The dinner raised $6 million while online ...

Eddie Murphy To Star In 'Twins' Sequel 'Triplets'?

March 30th, 2012 8:34am EDT
Eddie Murphy
Movie bosses are reportedly eyeing a sequel to hit comedy Twins - featuring Eddie Murphy as a new brother to Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito.

The 1988 film starred Schwarzenegger and DeVito as mismatched brothers, and producers are planning a follow-up, titled Triplets, which will introduce Murphy as a third 'identical' sibling, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Editors at the website report bosses at Universal and Montecito Picture Co. are looking for writers to help develop the script but a director is not yet on board.

Celebrities That Need To Shut Up! - In Less Than 'A Thousand Words'

March 7th, 2012 11:30am EST
A Thousand Words
Eddie Murphy’s upcoming film "A Thousand Words" about a smooth talking man cursed with only 1,000 words left to speak got us thinking. What if Hollywood was inflicted with the same curse as Eddie's character? Which celebrities would we like to have a limited amount of words? Frankly, there a few we would like to just shut up!

Here are the top 5 candidates: (hit next to see)

1) First up, the notorious Kim Kardashian. I keep hoping one day, I’ll open my eyes and she will disappear back in the oblivion of sex tape scandals celebrities and vanish. Obviously, that just isn’t going to hap...

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