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Ken Jeong Checks With His Wife Before Doing Nude Scenes

May 23rd, 2011 10:31pm EDT
Ken Jeong
The Hangover Part II star Ken Jeong has to check with his wife Tran before baring all on the big screen - because he wouldn't strip if she was against it.

The Asian-American star, a former doctor, famously peeled off for the first Hangover film - and he does the same in the upcoming sequel.

But Jeong had to make sure his wife was OK with his nudity before agreeing to get naked.

He says, "I run everything by my wife before I do anything, so I had full permission from her to do all the nudity filming. I'm very blessed I have such a supportive wife that is secure with letting me embarrass m...
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Zach Galifianakis Bans Mother From Watching Graphic 'Hangover Part II'

May 23rd, 2011 8:59am EDT
Zach Galifianakis
Zach Galifianakis has banned his mom from seeing "The Hangover Part II" because he's ashamed of his character's onscreen behavior.

The funnyman, who stars in the sequel alongside Bradley Cooper and Ed Helms, insists the film is so graphic, he's too embarrassed to let his mother see him in such a distasteful light.

He tells Entertainment Weekly, "We do things in this movie that no mom should see her child subjected to. It is so bad in parts that I told my mom she is not allowed to see it. I forbid... her from coming. In fact, I am going to hide my head in shame around Ed's parents too.
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Justin Bieber Dominates The 2011 Billboard Music Awards (See List Of Winners)

May 23rd, 2011 8:05am EDT
Justin Beiber
Justin Bieber and Eminem were the big winners at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday night, scoring 14 prizes between them.

Teenager Bieber's impressive haul of eight included trophies for Fan Favorite, Digital Artist, New Artist, Digital Media Artist and Pop Album (My World 2.0), but rap icon Eminem landed the night's biggest honors - among them Artist of the Year, Male Artist of the Year and Rap Album (Recovery) and Rap Song (I Love the Way You Lie).

Bieber, wearing a shimmering gold and black dinner jacket, made a point of not making a big deal of his date for the eveni...
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Bradley Cooper Not Impressed With Cannes

May 19th, 2011 11:16pm EDT
Bradley Cooper
The Hangover Part II star Bradley Cooper has exploded the myth of Cannes, insisting the fabled French Riviera town is just like New Jersey.

The actor has just flown back to the U.S. from the Cannes Film Festival and reveals he was a regular visitor to the town when he was studying French in the South of France - and the place is not all it's reported to be.

He says, "Cannes is like Atlantic City... I thought it was gonna be, like, clear, blue water and beautiful, naked women... and it's like walking in Atlantic City when I was a kid... I was shocked."

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Ping-Pong Ball Shot From Performer's Privates Lands In Bradley Cooper's Mouth

May 19th, 2011 9:30pm EDT
Bradley Cooper
Actor Bradley Cooper tested the levels of decency during filming for the Hangover sequel in Bangkok, Thailand when he caught a ping-pong ball popped from a performance artist's private parts in his mouth.

Cooper, his castmates and director Todd Phillips visited a local hotspot, where girls impressed guests with odd talents - and the actors were stunned with one performer in particular.

He says, "This one gal was able to eject ping-pong balls at high velocities with amazing accuracy."

Cooper decided to join in the fun and asked Phillips to take a photo of him with his mouth open, pretendi...
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'Hangover' Director Todd Phillips Wanted To Taser Stars For Real

May 18th, 2011 10:24pm EDT
Todd Phillips
Director Todd Phillips wanted to taser his stars for real in The Hangover but safety watchdogs and the actors' agents insisted he was going too far.

The moviemaker admits he thought it would be fine to give Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms and Bradley Cooper a buzz - but he was talked out of the idea by studio executives.

He says, "I figured we'd seen it (tasering) on (movie) Jackass and those guys do it, they're fine. I approached the guys; I figured it would be a fun thing to do.

"Bradley Cooper, who is like a soldier, was just on board: 'I'm there, let's do it...' And of course Zach and Ed...
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Crew Persuaded 'Hangover' Director To Cut Mel Gibson Cameo

May 16th, 2011 9:06am EDT
The Hangover Part 2
Moviemaker Todd Phillips has spoken out about his decision to cut a Mel Gibson cameo from his "The Hangover" sequel, insisting it just wasn't worth upsetting members of his crew just for two minutes of film.

The director invited the embattled star to shoot a hilarious cameo in the movie, but too many crew members were upset about the idea, following the release of Gibson's rage-filled phone rant aimed at his ex-lover Oksana Grigorieva and her allegations he attacked her.

Movie star Zach Galifianakis was singled out as the cast member who was opposed to Gibson's involvement in the comedy s...
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Ed Helms Shot 'Hangover II' Scenes While Sick With Food Poisoning

May 15th, 2011 9:35pm EDT
Ed Helms
Funnyman Ed Helms lived on peanut butter and jelly sandwiches while shooting The Hangover sequel in Bangkok, Thailand after falling ill with food poisoning as shooting started.

The bespectacled star had to film party scenes while he was chronically sick and he swore off the local cuisine once he started feeling better - so he would be healthy for the rest of the shoot.

He tells Entertainment Weekly magazine, "I got very skittish. All I ate were peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. That was all I trusted."

And Helms' co-stars could not believe he was still functioning while he was so sick ...
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PETA Is Upset About Monkey In 'Hangover Part II'

May 14th, 2011 8:49am EDT
The Hangover part 2
"The Hangover" sequel will not come with a thumbs up from the American Humane Association because director Todd Phillips refused to let officials onto his set in Thailand.

Filmmakers using animals like to feature the AHA's stamp of approval during the end credits of movies to assure cinemagoers the creatures weren't harmed or abused in any way during the making of the project.

But Phillips decided he didn't need the organization's OK, even though a capuchin monkey features heavily in the new comedy.

AHA officials tell Entertainment Weekly they offered to visit the set in Thailand, but we...
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'Bridesmaids' Review: 'Two Jews On Film' Can't Stop Laughing From This Outrageously Funny Comedy (Video)

May 11th, 2011 2:00pm EDT
Bridesmaids
'Bridesmaids' is directed by Paul Feig and written by Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo. I have to say right off the bat... This is one of the funniest films I've seen since 'Hangover'.

From the opening scene, you know what kind of movie this is going to be. It's morning. Annie (Kristen Wiig) wakes up in bed next to Jon Hamm. His character doesn't even have a name. He's sleazy... He's rich and he drives a Porsche. Annie runs into the bathroom, puts on lipstick, fluffs her hair and gets back into bed. Jon wakes up, looks at Annie and very sweetly says...'I want you to leave but I don't ...
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Mike Tyson Lands 'Men In Black III' Role?

May 5th, 2011 11:41am EDT
Mike Tyson
Boxing legend Mike Tyson is eyeing his next movie role - he's in talks to star in Men In Black III.

The former world heavyweight champion has enjoyed a number of onscreen roles since retiring from the ring, including cameos in blockbuster comedy The Hangover and 2006 fight film Rocky Balboa.

Now, he's in talks with director Barry Sonnenfeld for a part in the third installment of the hit sci-fi franchise, starring Will Smith, which is due for release next year.

Tyson tells Britain's GQ magazine, "I'm also in negotiations with Barry Sonnenfeld to be in Men In Black 3 with Will Smith."
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Zach Galifianakis Dominates Webby Awards

May 3rd, 2011 2:50pm EDT
Zach Galifianakis
The Hangover star Zach Galifianakis was declared the big winner at the 15th annual Webby Awards on Tuesday after landing four prizes, including trophies for Best Web Personality and Best Online Variety Show.

Organizers of the awards - which celebrate the best of the net - picked pop star Justin Bieber for Best Comedy Video for his April Fool's takeover of Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's FunnyOrDie.com website, in which he re-posted some of his own viral videos.

Friends actress Lisa Kudrow took home two prizes for her show Web Therapy and rock band Arcade Fire claimed two Webbys for the Wi...
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Artist Who Tattooed Mike Tyson's Face Sues Producers Of 'Hangover' Sequel

May 1st, 2011 10:23am EDT
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Mike Tyson's tattoo artist has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against The Hangover Part II producers for allegedly using his design without consent.

In the movie's preview, actor Ed Helms is shown sporting a face tattoo like the design inked on the boxer's left cheek and temple.

S. Victor Whitmill, the artist who created, inked and copyrighted Tyson's iconic tattoo, is suing the film's studio, Warner Brothers, for allegedly using the image in the upcoming film without permission.

Whitmill is seeking an injunction to halt the impending release of The Hangover: Part II, as well as ...
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'Hangover' Director: 'The Monkey Never Smoked A Single Cigarette'

April 18th, 2011 12:38pm EDT
Todd Phillips
Director Todd Phillips has laughed off suggestions a monkey was trained to smoke during the filming of The Hangover sequel, insisting he made up the story as a "joke".

The moviemaker talked about The Hangover Part II's cigarette-puffing monkey in an interview with Total Film magazine and revealed the capuchin learned how to smoke and was left with a raging nicotine addiction.

Phillips even claimed to have incurred the wrath of officials at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), saying, "I wanted the monkey to smoke so we had to train her to. Now I have PETA after me because ...
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Censors Remove Bloody 'Hangover II' Trailer From Cinemas

April 7th, 2011 8:27am EDT
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Trailers for "The Hangover 2" have been pulled from cinemas after officials at the Motion Picture Association of America deemed the teaser too offensive to be aired before PG-13 films.

The trailer, featuring suggestive language and a taxi cab scene in which cast member Zach Galifianakis' character is splattered with pig's blood, was shown in theatres over the weekend before Jake Gyllenhaal's new thriller "Source Code," which is rated PG-13.

But censors have ruled the promo is too much for young minds, and they've decided to pull it.

Instead, "The Hangover Part II" trailer will now accomp...
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Hollywood's Last Great Star: Elizabeth Taylor - Her Final Days

April 3rd, 2011 7:00pm EDT
Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor's beauty left generations smitten. Her eight marriages and emperor's trove of diamonds redefined what it means to be a legend. But it was her fight against a modern-day plague that truly made her immortal. The unforgettable legacy of Hollywood's last great star is featured in this week's issue of PEOPLE in a special 17-page section where friends and loved ones including Debbie Reynolds, Larry King, and photographer Firooz Sahedi pay tribute to Taylor, who died of complications from congestive heart failure on March 23rd at age 79 in Los Angeles.

Early on, when it seemed...
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'The Hangover Part II' Opens May 26th - Check Out The Hilarious New Trailer

April 1st, 2011 2:28pm EDT
The Hangover Part II
This trailer for this year's most anticipated comedy, The Hangover Part II, has officially arrived, and you can watch it right here!

The first teaser for the film, released just over a month ago, gave little about the film away other than that it takes place in Thailand and "The Wolfpack is Back."

Now we know that the gang travels to Thailand for Stu's wedding and that he's not taking any chances with a bachelor party, so a pre-wedding brunch is planned.

Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis and Justin Bartha return as "The Wolfpack," and are joined once again by Jeffrey Tambor, Mi...
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Bradley Cooper And Renee Zellweger Split Over Marriage?

March 22nd, 2011 11:26am EDT
Bradley Cooper
The entertainment world was shocked when Renee Zellweger and Bradley Cooper broke up. The couple seemed like strong pair, especially after Renee skipped the Golden Globes to be with Bradley after his father passed away. Now it appears the couple broke up because Bradley was hesitant to propose.

"There is no doubt both of these people have not had a great experience being married -- however, Renee was ready to give it another try with Bradley," a source told Popeater's Rob Shuter. "She's 41 and has an Oscar. She's starting to think about children and settling down while Bradley loves his ...
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Bradley Cooper Leaves Renee Zellweger Red-Faced During 'Inside The Actors Studio' Taping

March 13th, 2011 9:08pm EDT
Bradley Cooper
Renee Zellweger was left blushing when boyfriend Bradley Cooper turned the spotlight on her during a TV interview on Friday.

The couple met on the set of movie thriller Case 39 in 2006 but have largely kept the details of their relationship quiet.

But when Cooper filmed an appearance on Inside The Actors Studio, he couldn't resist name-checking his partner.

Host James Lipton mentioned that an "enchanting and gifted actress" was in the crowd, prompting The Hangover star to point at the blonde and say "Renee Zellweger."

The actress, who was sat next to Cooper's mother Gloria, stood up and...
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Ashley Olsen And Justin Bartha Break Up

March 9th, 2011 11:34am EST
Ashley Olsen
Ashley Olsen is single again after splitting from The Hangover star Justin Bartha, according to a report.

The former child star and her boyfriend were rumored to be stepping up their romance last December and looking to buy a luxury penthouse in New York City together.

Olsen's representative dismissed the rumors at the time and now a report published in Star Magazine suggests the couple has parted ways.

A source tells the publication that Bartha's reluctance to get serious led to the break up, revealing, "She was tired of waiting for him to settle down."

Olsen and Bartha had been da...
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'The Wolfpack is Back' in the Highly Anticipated 'The Hangover 2' Teaser Trailer (Video)

February 25th, 2011 12:37am EST
The Hangover
The much anticipated teaser trailer for the sequel to the 2009 hit comedy The Hangover has finally emerged online - but don't expect to get much from it.

The first clip from The Hangover Part II doesn't give much away other than what we already know - that it takes place in Bangkok, Thailand and that 'The Wolfpack is Back.'

Phil (Bradley Cooper), Alan (Zach Galifianakis) and Stu (Ed Helms) are all back, along with a monkey, another trashed hotel room and the usual look of painful desperation on their faces. Speaking of faces, wait till you see Stu's - it holds a big reference to the first...
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Get 'Due Date' On Blu-Ray, DVD, On Demand & Download Feb. 22

February 18th, 2011 6:57am EST
Due Date
From "The Hangover" director Todd Phillips, "Due Date" throws two unlikely companions together on a road trip that turns out to be as life-changing as it is outrageous.

Expectant first-time father Peter Highman (Robert Downey Jr.) looks forward to his new child's due date five days away.

As Peter hurries to catch a flight home from Atlanta to be at his wife's side for the birth, his best intentions go completely awry when an encounter with aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay (Zach Galifianakis) forces Peter to hitch a ride with Ethan on a cross-country trip that will ultimately destroy ...
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Ed Helms Says Bill Clinton Won't Have Cameo In 'Hangover 2'

January 26th, 2011 1:20pm EST
Ed Helms
The Hangover star Ed Helms has cast doubt on Bill Clinton's reported cameo appearance in The Hangover sequel, insisting the former U.S. president didn't shoot any scenes when he visited the comedy film's set.

Clinton was rumored to have landed a guest appearance in the hit movie's follow-up after he was spotted on the set with stars including Zach Galifianakis and Bradley Cooper in November.

However, Clinton didn't step in front of the camera for director Todd Phillips, according to Helms.

When asked about Clinton's cameo, Helms told MTV.com, "Check your sources. He came and visited u...
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'The Bachelor' Recap: The Black Eye

January 25th, 2011 3:29pm EST
The Bachelor
This week, “The Bachelor” began with Michelle waking up to discover that somehow, she had gotten a black eye overnight. No one has any idea what happened, when it happened, or how it happened. For a second, it seems like the episode could play out like “The Hangover,” but then Chantal O gets the one-on-one date with Brad, and we know we’re in for a “Black Swan” kind of night. Mind games, intense competition, psychological drama – yeah, that’s about right.

On their date, Brad gets Chantal to fight past her fears and dance with him in a romantic underwater ballet. The Darren Aranofsky homage...
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Mike Epps Sued By Cameraman Over Bar Brawl

January 10th, 2011 2:49pm EST
Mike Epps
The Hangover star Mike Epps is facing a lawsuit from a videographer who alleges the funnyman assaulted him during a night out last year.

Epps clashed with cameraman Douglas Thornton during his wife's birthday bash at the Key Club in Detroit, Michigan on November 27th and security officers were forced to interfere when a brawl broke out.

According to TMZ.com, Thornton has now filed a $1 million lawsuit against the actor in Michigan, claiming he was subjected to a "brutal beating" at the hands of Epps after the videographer was physically removed from the club.

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2010 Year In Entertainment Review: October

January 2nd, 2011 3:00pm EST
Katy Perry and Russell Brand
Celebrity break-ups were big news in October with a number of high-profile couples calling time on their relationship. Courteney Cox and David Arquette stunned the world by announcing they were taking a break from their 11-year marriage, and just days later singer Christina Aguilera confirmed her split from husband Jordan Bratman. Ben Harper and Laura Dern also filed for divorce after 10 years together.

But October also saw an influx of celebrity weddings - Katy Perry and Russell Brand sealed their love in a lavish Indian ceremony, and both Paul Weller and David Schwimmer hit the news when...
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Mike Epps Involved In Bar Brawl With Photographer

December 6th, 2010 8:36am EST
Mike Epps
The Hangover star Mike Epps clashed with a photographer during a night out with his wife last month after the snapper allegedly harassed the couple.

The funnyman was celebrating his wife Michelle's birthday with a bash at the Key Club in Detroit, Michigan when an unnamed man filming the couple allegedly tried to provoke them by hurling insults.

Epps then confronted the videographer and security officers were forced to interfere when a brawl broke out.

Epps tells TMZ.com, "It was a private celebration for my wife's birthday. I asked the photographer numerous times not to film, but he r...
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Jodie Foster's 'Beaver' To Be Released This Spring

December 3rd, 2010 11:18am EST
Jodie Foster
Mel Gibson is poised to resurrect his movie career in 2011 - his new film The Beaver has been given a spring release date.

Gibson's latest offering, which has been directed by Jodie Foster, was put on hold when the actor hit the headlines earlier this year amid reports of a domestic dispute with his ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva.

His reputation took a further hit after he and Grigorieva began a bitter custody battle over their daughter, Lucia, and the controversy is said to have cost him a cameo in the upcoming The Hangover sequel.

However, executives at Summit Entertainment are now...
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Bill Clinton Scores A Cameo In 'The Hangover 2'

November 15th, 2010 8:06am EST
Bill Clinton
Hollywood chiefs have found another heavyweight to star alongside Mike Tyson in The Hangover sequel - former president Bill Clinton has shot a cameo role.

The boxing champion was a big hit in the first movie, and director Todd Phillips recently revealed he had lured Tyson back for an appearance in the sequel, which is currently shooting in Thailand. And a surprise star was spotted on set with actors Zach Galifianakis and Bradley Cooper earlier this month - Clinton has filmed a cameo for the comedy, according to TMZ.com.

Mel Gibson was also lined up to appear in the second Hangover insta...
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Funny Pic Of The Day: 'Due Date' European Premiere

November 4th, 2010 11:00am EDT
Due Date
Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis posed with Balu the dog at the European premiere of "Due Date" held at the Empire Cinema in London yesterday.

Director Todd Phillips re-teams with his break-out "Hangover" star for the road movie concerning a soon-to-be father (Downey Jr.) and his cross-country trip to make it back in time for his baby's birth -- with the only roadblock being the dubious passenger (Galifianakis) who's along for the ride.

Michelle Monaghan and Jamie Foxx co-star in the Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures production.

Check out some "Due Date" photos here!
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