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Amy Lee is pregnant

January 22nd, 2014 10:20am EST
Amy Lee
Amy Lee is pregnant.
The Evanescence rocker and her husband, therapist Josh Hartzler, are expecting their first child together, she announced on twitter at the weekend.
She wrote: "Ok I can't keep it a secret anymore-I've been working on a very special new project for 2014-A BABY!
"Josh and I are expecting! I'm so happy! (sic)"
It is unclear when the 'Bring Me To Life' hitmaker is due to give birth, or whether she knows the gender of her baby.
Among the first to congratulate the 32-year-old star was Garbage singer Shirley Manson.
She tweeted: "Congratulations lil momma in waiting. So happy ...
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Garbage Singer Shirley Manson Receives Death Threats On Twitter

July 16th, 2012 10:50pm EDT
Shirley Manson
A manager for Garbage frontwoman Shirley Manson has filed a complaint with Los Angles police officials after the rocker was blasted with a series of violent Twitter.com threats.

A fan, identified as Ray Gunn, allegedly sent members of the "Stupid Girl" hitmakers crude messages and recently targeted Manson, threatening to kill her.

The group's manager, Paul Kremen, has since reached out to officials at the Los Angles Police Department's Hollywood division to report the follower and he has also obtained a warrant forcing Twitter executives to surrender information relating to the Internet u...
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Shirley Manson Halts Garbage Concert To Reprimand Fan

May 29th, 2012 10:05pm EDT
Shirley Manson
Garbage star Shirley Manson halted a show in New Jersey on Saturday night to reprimand a man she saw hit a woman in the audience.

The flame-haired Scot was in the middle of the tune "Stupid Girl" at the Phoenix Concert theater when the incident went down.

Manson urged her bandmates to stop playing and yelled, "Get the f--- off her right now... Dude, never hit a f---ing woman. What the f--- is wrong with you, man?"

She then asked the fan to leave the venue, stating, "You've got top leave man, You can't f---ing fight, man... It's the rules, man."

Manson then calmed the crowd down by intro...
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Garbage Singer Shirley Manson Takes Sky Ferreira Under Her Wing

May 10th, 2012 7:42pm EDT
Shirley Manson
Garbage frontwoman Shirley Manson has become a mentor to teenage singer Sky Ferreira after they collaborated together on a new track.

The rocker got in touch with the up-and-coming pop star through a mutual friend and they ended up recording Ferreira's single Red Lips together.

Manson now admits the 19 year old has become like family, telling Popjustice, "She's like my little sister and I do feel a certain kind of kinship with her in that regard... I do feel protective towards her because she's something special and I don't want her to be chewed up in the whole major label system that can...
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Garbage Releasing Comeback Album On Their Own Label

January 23rd, 2012 11:19am EST
Garbage
Rockers Garbage have launched their own record label to release their next album after growing wary of "greedy corporate interest."

The Stupid Girl hit-makers, fronted by Shirley Manson, are preparing to release the long-awaited follow-up to 2005's Bleed Like Me, and they're determined to market the record on their own terms.

In a post, entitled 'This is beyond exciting for us. Hope you feel the same way too' on their Facebook.com page, the rockers reveal, "Today we announced the launch of our record label, STUNVOLUME. We will self-release our upcoming studio album later this spring. We...
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Shirley Manson Confirms Garbage Return

October 29th, 2010 11:35am EDT
Shirley Manson
Shirley Manson has confirmed she has reunited Garbage to work on the band's first new album in five years.

The rocker swapped music for acting in 2008 after landing a role in TV series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. She recently hinted at a return to her roots by admitting she missed singing, and now she has thrilled fans by revealing a Garbage record is in the works.

Manson tells the Herald Scotland, "I'm working on a record right now with the band. We've recorded quite a lot but it's difficult to quantify. It's the first one in a long time. I took about five years off. I'd l...
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Shirley Manson Defends Kristen Stewart, Says She's 'Delicious To Look At'

July 3rd, 2010 9:02am EDT
Shirley Manson
Shirley Manson is pleading with fans to stop taking aim at awkward "Twilight" star Kristen Stewart because the actress reminds the rocker of her teenage self.

Stewart, who plays "Twilight's" heroine Bella Swan, is often criticized for her sullen demeanor and refusal to court the press, but Manson has defended the star, insisting she is the "best thing" about the hit vampire franchise.

The Garbage singer has taken to Facebook to praise the star.

In a post entitled "Total Eclipse of the Heart!", she writes: "Why are people so turned off by Kristen Stewart?!?!?! I don't get it. I think she'...
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Shirley Manson Speaks Out For Gay Rights

December 30th, 2009 9:38am EST
Shirley Manson Speaks Out For Gay Rights
Former Garbage frontwoman Shirley Manson has spoken out in support of gay rights, slamming American politicians for refusing to allow same-sex marriages in the country.

Gay unions were made legal in California in August 2008, but the decision was overturned just six months later by state legislation Proposition 8, which ruled future same-sex marriages illegal.

Supporters were dealt another blow earlier this month when New York State's senate rejected a bill that would have allowed same-sex marriage. And Manson, who is currently carving out an acting career in Hollywood, is fuming ab...
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Slideshow: Celebrity Look Alikes - Which Pair Is The Best?

October 30th, 2008 2:00pm EDT
Chris Cornell & M. Night Shyamalan
These actors and artists don't have much in common besides looks. But who gets the shit-end of the stick? Check out our photo slideshow of celebrities that look alike and which one has an advantage over the other.

Billie Joe Armstrong (Green Day)

Giovanni Ribisi

Before he started wearing guy-liner, Armstrong shared that dopey confused look with Ribisi. We suspected these two were the same person when we saw The Other Sister, but after hearing Ribisi's first line, we knew it was for real. They even sound the same!

Advantage: Ribisi because he's acting

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What to Watch: What's Airing, Re-Airing & Entertaining On TV This Week

September 8th, 2008 9:14am EDT
One Tree Hill
Monday, Sept 8

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (Fox, 8 p.m.) - Happy 16th Birthday, John Connor! Your terminator friend just blew up, there's some really bad guys after you and Shirley Manson appears to have something up her sleeve.

Gossip Girl (The CW, 8 p.m.) - We're still angry that the promo last week spoiled the Duchess reveal. It's still juicy though.

One Tree Hill (The CW, 9 p.m.) - Brooke's got revenge on her mind after being attacked.

Prison Break (Fox, 9 p.m.) - Smart move resurrecting Sara. Now, if only we knew what was going on, but we kind of forgot ...
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'Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles' Season 2 Photos

August 25th, 2008 12:04pm EDT
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
Sarah Connor (Lena Headey) tries to stop the impending apocalypse and change her son's fate on the second season of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles premiering Monday, Sept. 8 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Check out new season 2 cast pictures here.

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Summer Glau, Brian Austin Green, Lena Headey & Thomas Dekker

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Shirley Manson Lands 'Terminator' Role

May 30th, 2008 10:07am EDT
Shirley Manson
Garbage frontwoman Shirley Manson has reportedly landed a role in the TV series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.

The Scottish singer has been given a regular role in the sci-fi show and will join the original line-up for the second season, which is due to air in America this autumn, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The casting is Manson's first acting break and she will reportedly complete her stint on the show while the rock band are on hiatus pending work on a possible fifth studio album.

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One-On-One Girl Talk With The Spunky & Sassy Katy Perry

May 28th, 2008 10:06am EDT
Katy Perry
Many people may place her on a high pedestal along side other jaw dropping female artists with her hit singles, "Ur So Gay" and "I Kissed A Girl", but the outspoken Katy Perry took a path many wouldn't have been able to survive. In a one-on-one interview with Starpulse, Katy talks about her struggle to make a dream come true and her new found and well deserved success.

You grew up listening to gospel music and singing in churches but you credit Queen for opening up a new genre to you. Can you tell me a little about your past and how much has Queen made an influence on your music today...
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'Wanderlust': Song-By-Song with Gavin Rossdale

May 26th, 2008 11:00am EDT
Gavin Rossdale
Some Days: I met someone from Fox in a grocery store who came up and asked if maybe I could write something for TV. It was nice because I love being commissioned. I must have been a dog in a previous life because I quite like someone throwing a ball and I have to fetch it. So I wrote the song for this TV show Drive. They had sixty songs already but felt they all missed the mark. It was a show about people on a journey, so I looked at it through my eyes and I wrote this song the next day. They loved it. I thought "Great – this song will make me a star like something on Grey's Anatomy." The...
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Notes & Quotes: Hoffman As De Niro, 'Horton' Tops, Manson's Debut, And More

April 15th, 2008 8:00pm EDT
Shirley Manson
"I'm 41, I'm a woman not a kid. I have no interest in making silly pop music." Garbage star Shirley Manson refuses to bow to record label pressure to make a commercial solo album. The untitled debut has been put on hold as the singer and her record label row over how best to sell the project to music fans.

"There should never be a Robert De Niro Story. But, if there was, Dustin Hoffman should play me." Robert De Niro jokes about pal Hoffman playing him in a biopic.

Horton Hears A Who! continues to draw a crowd at the top of the international box office. The family cartoon is the w...
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Eric Avery Goes Solo

December 17th, 2007 9:35am EST
Jane
Former Jane's Addiction star Eric Avery has gone solo with a little help from Garbage singer Shirley Manson.

The bass player's solo debut, "Help Wanted," will feature guest appearances by Manson, Red Hot Chili Peppers star Flea and Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins.

Avery will also write the soundtrack for Abel Ferrara's new documentary about New York's Chelsea Hotel.

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 26

August 26th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Thalia
Happy Birthday to "Akeelah and the Bee" actress Keke Palmer (1993), "Home Alone" star Macaulay Culkin (1980), Mexican singer/actress Thalia (1971), "Gilmore Girls" actress Melissa McCarthy (1969), Garbage singer Shirley Manson (1966), saxophonist Branford Marsalis (1960), actor Brett Cullen (1956), "Waterworld" actor Michael Jeter (1952; d. 2003), and Velvet Underground drummer Maureen Tucker (1944).
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Shirley Manson Joins PETA Anti-Fur Campaign

March 26th, 2007 9:41am EDT
Shirley Manson
Garbage singer Shirley Manson is the latest star to front an anti-fur coat campaign for People For The Ethical Treatment Of Animals (PETA). The Scottish star is pictured in a new advertising campaign, which is designed to shock and is launched today.

On one poster, Manson is pictured wearing a Stella McCartney dress, while holding a skinned fox next to the words 'Here's The Rest of Your Fur Coat'.

Manson says, "I believe very strongly in the ethical treatment of animals. A lot of my fans are very pro-animal rights and have often, when I have been wearing fake fur, said, 'Is that r...
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Shirley Manson Relives Self-Harm Past To Help Teenagers

September 11th, 2006 9:32am EDT
Shirley Manson
Garbage singer Shirley Manson has spoken out about her self-harming past to raise awareness of sufferers' "addiction" to cutting themselves. The Scottish star fronts new documentary “Cut: Teens And Self-Injury” and hopes the movie will prevent youngsters from wounding themselves.

She says, "It needs to be talked about and it needs to be talked about now. I think I started cutting because I was an inarticulate teenager. There was a lot of information that I was unable to properly articulate, so it came out in strange ways and the cutting was one of them.

"From the people I have s...
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 26

August 26th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Thalia
Happy Birthday to "Akeelah and the Bee" actress Keke Palmer (1993), "Home Alone" star Macaulay Culkin (1980), Mexican singer/actress Thalia (1971), "Gilmore Girls" actress Melissa McCarthy (1969), Garbage singer Shirley Manson (1966), saxophonist Branford Marsalis (1960), actor Brett Cullen (1956), "Waterworld" actor Michael Jeter (1952; d. 2003), and Velvet Underground drummer Maureen Tucker (1944).
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New Blondie Greatest Hits Coming In March

January 31st, 2006 7:50pm EST
Blondie
Blondie defies definition. The legendary band is a little bit punk, a little bit reggae, a little bit rock, a little bit new wave, a little bit pop, a little bit hip-hop and a lot of downtown attitude. Already gold in Europe, Blondie: Greatest Hits - Sound & Vision will be released March 7 by Capitol/EMI Music Catalog Marketing, one week before the band's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame. The new CD/DVD package contains 20 audio tracks and 16 video clips, including the band's biggest hits and previously unreleased remixes. "Rapture Riders," a mash-up of the band's "Rapture"...
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