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Wishes Of A Television-aholic: 'Hawaii Five-0'

July 21st, 2011 1:00pm EDT
Cast of Hawaii Five-0
For someone as obsessed with television as I am, the prospect of four months without new episodes of my shows is a maddening one. Thankfully, mid-July is finally upon us, and I can take comfort in the knowledge that most television shows have began production for the 2011-2012 season. To honor this momentous occasion, I will be detailing my wishes upcoming seasons of my beloved shows. I will do a different show every week, so stay tuned for your favorites and feel free to chime in too. First up: arguably the best rookie show of last season, CBS’ “Hawaii Five-0.”

The first season of...
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'Bridesmaids' Scene Stealer: Melissa McCarthy

May 16th, 2011 2:00pm EDT
Melissa McCarthy
As a shameless lover of entertainment, there are certain actors and musicians I passionately support through the good, the bad, and the downright awful. I followed Justin Timberlake from ‘N Sync’s “I Want You Back” to his solo smash, “SexyBack.” And I’ve happily followed the brilliant Melissa McCarthy from The WB’s “Gilmore Girls” to ABC’s “Samantha Who?” and most recently to the silver screen in Bridesmaids. After her scene-stealing performance in this laugh-til-you-cry wedding comedy, I am confident her fanbase will grow exponentially.

I was first turned onto McCarthy’s whimsical br...
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Sharon Stone's Flashing & Jennifer Lopez's Bum Top List Of Most Paused Film Scenes

February 24th, 2011 4:00pm EST
Jennifer Lopez
Sharon Stone's provocative leg-crossing scene in "Basic Instinct" has topped a new poll to find the most paused movie moments.

The actress reveals she isn't wearing any underwear beneath her short skirt as she uncrosses her legs while being interrogated by cops in the 1992 thriller - a scene which was frozen by more than a third of fans in a poll by Lovefilm.com.

The X-rated moment put Stone ahead of runner-up Jennifer Lopez, who bared her butt in 2010 comedy "The Back-Up Plan," while third place went to a blooper in 1977 hit "Star Wars," when a Stormtrooper hits his head on a ceiling.

J...
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'Happy Days' Star Tom Bosley Dead At 83

October 19th, 2010 2:02pm EDT
Happy Days
Beloved American actor and Happy Days star Tom Bosley has passed away at his home in Palm Springs, California, aged 83.

Family members tell TMZ.com the star had been battling a staph infection, but further details regarding his death were unavailable as WENN went to press. After serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, Bosley made his stage debut in Our Town with Chicago's Canterbury Players.

He later shared the stage with Paul Newman at the Woodstock Opera House in Illinois, but his breakthrough stage role came in 1959 when he portrayed New York Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in Pul...
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'Nightmare On Elm Street' Trumps 'Dragon' At Box Office

May 3rd, 2010 8:38am EDT
Nightmare On Elm Street
Horror icon Freddy Krueger killed competition at the box office at the weekend as "A Nightmare On Elm Street" debuted at the top spot with $32 million in earnings.

Twenty-five years after Robert Englund debuted as the serial killer who murders teens in their dreams, "Watchmen" actor Jackie Earle Haley slips on the famous Freddy mask for another sequel.

Haley's remake is the 10th "Nightmare on Elm Street" movie in the franchise, which has also spawned two TV series.

Meanwhile, family film "How to Train Your Dragon" slips from first to second place, adding $10.8 million to its new six-week...
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Jennifer Lopez Sports A Beehive Hairdo To Go With Her Hefty Bag Dress (Pics & Video)

April 29th, 2010 7:25pm EDT
Jennifer Lopez
Check out Jennifer Lopez at the U.K. premiere of "The Back-Up Plan" yesterday.

What do you think of her gigantic bun and one-sleeved garbage bag-like dress? Who knew so much could go wrong in one look?

The actress was recently named one of the world's "most beautiful" by People magazine. And lately Jennifer has rocked the red carpet with her sexy ensembles. So we have to forgive her for this rare fashion misstep.

The fit star insists she has adopted a more relaxed attitude towards fitness since becoming a mom. She explained, "I don't get too crazy (about exercise) any more. There was a ...
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Jennifer Lopez Talks Working Mothers And Paparazzi On 'The Back-Up Plan' Red Carpet (Video)

April 29th, 2010 11:50am EDT
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It's been a while since Jennifer Lopez has graced a red carpet at a film's premiere. The actress took a few years off to raise twins, but now she's back in the spot light and talking about working on The Back-Up Plan while dealing with her children and the paparazzi.

She says: "Movies and motherhood? It's tough. It's a balancing act for sure, you know, it's one of the most delicate ones in the world. Every working mom knows this. I'm doing the best I can, day by day."

As for the press, J-Lo says that they made scenes in New York difficult. "The scenes we filmed in New York were very tough...
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'How To Train Your Dragon' Beats 'Back-Up Plan' At Box Office

April 26th, 2010 8:37am EDT
How To Train Your Dragon
Hit family film "How To Train Your Dragon" has returned to the top of the box office after narrowly losing out to "Kick-Ass" last week.

The animated movie made $15 million five weeks after it first hit cinemas to finish ahead of new releases "The Losers," "Oceans" and Jennifer Lopez's new film "The Back-Up Plan."

"How to Train Your Dragon" has made a total of $178 million in the U.S. alone.

"The Back-Up Plan" finished in second place with a modest $12.25 million.
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Jennifer Lopez Continues World Domination At Us Weekly Hot Hollywood Style Celebration

April 23rd, 2010 3:25pm EDT
Jennifer Lopez
Won't Jennifer Lopez be disappointed if "The Back-Up Plan" bombs at the box office? After all, she's been saturating the media with various appearances all week to pimp out her new film.

AP only gives her film one and a half stars out of four. The plot is thin and director Alan Poul "hits every obvious note, complete with pratfalls, pregnancy cliches and cheesy pop-music cues that signal the characters' emotions in painfully literal fashion."

Maybe Jennifer will disappear for a while again after this one. We're getting a little tired of how phenomenally good she's been looking lately, any...
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Jennifer Lopez: The Highs And J. Lows

April 23rd, 2010 9:39am EDT
Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez began her post-babies comeback late last year, with “Louboutins,” a dance-pop ode to shoes that didn’t exactly set the world on its heels - or kick her music career back into high gear for that matter. Luckily, she has “The Back-up Plan,” a romantic-comedy that hits theatres this Friday.

Lopez undoubtedly hopes that returning to the big screen in a genre where she’s been successful in the past will re-establish her as a major movie star and reignite her star power. After all, for the first half of the decade, two Jennifers pretty much dominated celebrity news headlines. Ani...
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Noureen DeWulf Is A Hot Indian-American-Muslim

April 22nd, 2010 8:59pm EDT
Noureen DeWulf
Actress Noureen DeWulf showed up to the L.A. premiere of "The Back-Up Plan" looking voluptuous and exotic in a strapless white dress.

Noureen recently appeared in Matthew Mcconaughey's film "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past" and the Lifetime miniseries "Maneater." She also appeared in "Entourage" and Jeremy Piven's movie "The Goods."

She was born in New York City to traditional Indian Muslim Parents and grew up in Georgia before going to school in Boston and then relocating to Los Angeles.

That makes Noureen an Indian-Muslim-American-southerner-now-west-coast-lover.

She most recently starred ...
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Jennifer Lopez Looks Stunning At 'The Back-Up Plan' Premiere

April 22nd, 2010 1:43pm EDT
Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez captivated at the L.A. premiere of "The Back-Up Plan" last night in a silver one-shoulder Gianfranco Ferré dress. This girl can do no wrong!

In the film she plays Zoe, a career woman who goes to a sperm bank only to meet the man of her dreams once she's already pregnant...with twins.

The actress recently told Starpulse that being a mom has made her a better actress, specifically in roles like this one. She explained, "It was the first time I felt anything like that, that I knew that as an artist that it was going to make a huge difference in everything that I did."

Even ...
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Heidi Klum Wears Emilio's 'Project Runway' Dress On The Red Carpet - Hot Or Not?

April 22nd, 2010 11:55am EDT
Heidi Klum
One of this season's "Project Runway" contestants, Emilio Sosa, designed Heidi Klum's latest red carpet look. At the L.A. premiere of "The Back-Up Plan" last night, Heidi wore a shorter version of his dress (we know she likes showing off her legs). What great timing considering the Runway finale airs tonight.

For the "Runway" challenge, designers had to create a dress that would be worn by a celebrity at a future red carpet event. It was later revealed that Heidi was the mystery celebrity.

Two winners were actually named in the April 1 episode. Heidi decided to wear Emilio's slinky, str...
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Q&A: Jennifer Lopez Discusses Her Personal Life & Latest Movie 'The Back-Up Plan'

April 21st, 2010 10:05am EDT
Jennifer Lopez the back-up plan
Jennifer Lopez hasn’t always been this revealing. During the height of the J-Lo media frenzy, Lopez would never answer questions about her personal life. Now she’s a married mother of twins and that was all fair game for discussion at a press conference for her new movie, The Back-up Plan.

The movie kind of relates to her personal life. She plays Zoe, a career woman who wants to have kids, but only seems to meet losers. So she goes the sperm bank route, only to meet the man of her dreams, Stan (Alex O’Loughlin), once she’s already pregnant… with twins. Along the way, hormonal changes make ...
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Jennifer Lopez's Stylish Black Zippered Coat - Hot Or Not?

April 20th, 2010 6:10pm EDT
Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez showed up to "The Late Show With David Letterman" yesterday wearing a sleek black coat. We like the look. What do you think?

J. Lo is busy promoting her new film "The Back-Up Plan." In the movie, she plays a single woman who opts for artificial insemination after dating for years and failing to find the right guy, only to see the man of her dreams breeze into her life just as she learns she's pregnant.

The actress has banned her husband, singer Marc Anthony, from watching the sex scenes in her new film. She explained, "I didn't want to torture the poor guy. He shouldn't be ...
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Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies- 'The Losers,' 'The Back-Up Plan,' & More

April 19th, 2010 9:12am EDT
The backup Plan
I saw three movies that opened theaters last week, each of which I enjoyed in a different way. If you haven’t checked it out yet, definitely take a peek at my review of “Kick-Ass” which received my highest praise. Since this week is rather light at the box office, go see “Kick-Ass” if you have not already.

The sports drama “The Perfect Game” about a Mexican baseball team that becomes the first non-American team to compete in the Little League World Series is quite charming. It comes off as a mixture of “The Mighty Ducks,” “The Bad News Bears,” and “Angels in the Outfield.” While it doe...
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Jennifer Lopez Bans Marc Anthony From Watching Sex Scenes

April 15th, 2010 12:02pm EDT
Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez has banned husband Marc Anthony from watching her sex scenes in new movie The Back-Up Plan - because she doesn't want him to see her seduce another man.

The singer/actress stars alongside Alex O'Loughlin as a single woman who conceives twins through artificial insemination, and later falls in love. The romantic comedy features a saucy scene, which sees Lopez strip and embrace O'Loughlin on a kitchen table.

However, the star is refusing to let Anthony watch the steamy footage, because she doesn't want to upset him.

She says, "I didn't want to torture the poor guy. He sho...
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Jennifer Lopez: 'I Have So Much Respect For Single Moms'

April 10th, 2010 2:51pm EDT
Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez was really acting in her new movie "The Back-Up Plan" because she could never imagine herself as a single mom.

The actress/singer plays an unlucky-in-love single, who decides to have a child alone - and then falls for Mr. Right - in the romantic comedy.

She admits playing a mom-to-be was easy because she could still remember what it was like to be pregnant in real life, but she couldn't imagine having kids without a partner, like her character.

She tells WENN, "If I hadn't met (husband) Marc (Anthony) I wouldn't have kids. It's just too hard. I have so much respect for sin...
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Slideshow: Happy 40th Birthday Jennifer Lopez!

July 24th, 2009 7:43am EDT
Jennifer Lopez turns 40
It's hard to believe the beautiful Jennifer Lopez turns 40 today. The mother of 17-month-old twins Emme and Max still looks fresh faced and youthful. Motherhood has definitely served her well.

Are there plans for more children in her future? Recent photos showed Lopez with a baby bump, but she was only wearing a prosthetic baby belly for the filming of her upcoming movie The Back-Up Plan.

In addition to "The Back-Up Plan," Jennifer will be starring in The Governess as a thief who has a crisis of conscious after posing as a nanny for a well-off family with whom she falls in love with....
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Jennifer Lopez Pregnant Again?! (Pictures)

July 21st, 2009 12:32pm EDT
Jennifer Lopez pregnant pictures
New photos of Jennifer Lopez show the star with a huge baby bump, is she pregnant again? Check out photos and the answer below...

Answer: No way! J.Lo is seen here wearing a prosthetic baby belly for the filming of her upcoming movie 'The Back-Up Plan.'

In the movie, scheduled for release in January 2010, Lopez plays a single woman named Zoe who is ready to be a mother but sick of waiting for Mr. Right. She decides to get in-vitro fertilization, but meets the man of her dreams (Alex O'Loughlin) right after the artificial inseminatation procedure.

Hilarity ensues as Zoe tries to kee...
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