Benedict Cumberbatch Opens Up About Julian Assange Snub

May 8th, 2013 6:41pm EDT
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Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch tried to interview WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after signing up to play him on the big screen, but insists the notorious internet hacker "was having none of it" and refused to meet him.

The British actor plays the controversial whistleblower in upcoming film The Fifth Estate, but admits he wasn't able to meet the man himself before stepping into his shoes for the role.

Cumberbatch tells Time Out magazine, "I didn't want to hang him out to dry (with my portrayal). I wanted to give a fair account of him. It's a living story, and the moral responsibi...
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Leonard Nimoy Takes On Zachary Quinto In New 'Star Trek' Spock-Themed Audi Ad

May 8th, 2013 6:33pm EDT
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Star Trek stars Leonard Nimoy and Zachary Quinto, who have both portrayed the Vulcan Spock in the series and on film, star together in a new ad for Audi that's filled with nostalgic Trek references.

The two stars begin by playing chess against each other on tablets before betting on who can make it to the local country club first for lunch. Loser has to buy.

"Stand by to have your wallet emptied by a tractor beam," Nimoy says.

"Anything's possible," Quinto laughs, "but probably not that."

The two get into their cars -- Quinto eases into his Audi S7 while Nimoy struggles to get his clubs...
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Selena Gomez Gets Sexy In New Video, 'Come & Get It'

May 8th, 2013 6:10pm EDT
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Selena Gomez released the full-length video for her new single, "Come & Get It," late Tuesday night.

The singer debuted the new video on MTV, telling the lucky fans who joined her and host Christina Garibaldi in the studio, "I honestly feel like it's the best video I've done."

Selena says she enjoyed having more creative control over the video, which features the singer wandering through fields, tribal dancing and floating through water.

Selena then answered a few questions from fans, the first being about who she'd most like to star in a movie with.

"Ryan Gosling," she said without hes...
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Kim Kardashian's Brother Rob Charged With Battery Over Photorapher Spat

May 8th, 2013 6:07pm EDT
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After an alleged altercation with a photographer in March, reality TV star Rob Kardashian has been charged with two misdemeanors.

According to TMZ.com, Kim Kardashian's little brother has been charged with battery and petty theft relating to an altercation with Andra Viak.

Viak sued the reality star, 26, over allegations the "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" star stole the memory card from her camera during an argument after he caught her taking photos of him as he left a Los Angeles gym.

The photographer claims Kardashian was angry because she had taken shirtless photos of him. In contr...
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Demi Lovato Named Honorary Chairperson For Mental Health Awareness Day

May 8th, 2013 5:37pm EDT
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Demi Lovato was rewarded yesterday in Washington, D.C., for her efforts to spread awareness of mental health issues.

In 2010, Lovato sought professional help to deal with bipolar disorder, an eating disorder, and self-harming. Since then, Lovato has been outspoken about mental health and even produced a documentary to spread awareness to others and to encourage them to seek out help.

For her efforts, Lovato has become an honorary chairperson for this year's Mental Health Awareness Day by Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

Sebelius said, "Demi could have ...
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David Bowie's New Music Video 'The Next Day' Temporarily Removed From YouTube

May 8th, 2013 5:07pm EDT
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David Bowie's music video for single "The Next Day" was pulled from YouTube hours after its release, only to be allowed back on the site after YouTube said it "made the wrong call."

The video, which features Marion Cotillard and Gary Oldman, features Bowie in Jesus-like garb as he sings in a band at an S&M club. Nuns, hookers, preachers, and cardinals fill the room and take part in various sins while Bowie sings.

Oldman plays a preacher that asks a barely-clothed Cotillard to dance. During the song, Cotillard gets stigmata and begins to spray everyone with blood, including a woman wearing...
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Michael Jackson's Estate Attorney Calls Latest Abuse Allegations 'Outrageous & Pathetic'

May 8th, 2013 4:34pm EDT
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An attorney has slammed allegations that Michael Jackson molested choreographer Wade Robson when he was a child. Four years following Jackson's death, Robson filed suit claiming he was sexually abused by the King of Pop.

Jackson's estate attorney Howard Weitzman pointed out that Robson took to the stand at the singer's 2005 child molestation trial to deny he had ever been molested by the singer during several sleepovers.

Robson, who has worked with stars such as Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake, has changed his story and last week asked a California judge to allow him to make a late c...
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Robin Williams To Kim Kardashian: 'I Wore It Better!'

May 8th, 2013 4:25pm EDT
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Robin Williams has poked fun at the floral print dress Kim Kardashian wore to the Costume Institute Gala in New York on Monday by comparing it to the garish outfit he wore as cross-dressing movie nanny Mrs. Doubtfire.

The pregnant reality TV star turned heads as she walked the red carpet covered head to toe in a form-fitting "Couchesque" Givenchy gown, designed by her boyfriend Kanye West's pal Riccardo Tisci.

Her outfit drew a largely negative reaction from fans and critics online, and even retired mime Williams weighed in on the hot fashion topic on Twitter.com by posting side-by-side...
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Nicki Minaj Debuts New Kmart Fashions

May 8th, 2013 4:12pm EDT
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Nicki Minaj revealed a few of the new creations that will be featured in her Kmart fashion line on her Twitter page Tuesday, giving fans a preview of what's to come.

The singer landed a deal with the department store to launch her own line of clothing and accessories in January, and shared photos of some of the designs with fans, looking for some feedback.

"Barbz (fans), go to http://shopyourway.com/nicki and give ur (your) feedback on everything I've posted," she wrote.

The singer and American Idol judge is currently working on adding new designs for men as well.

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Madonna Auctions Painting For $7.2 Million

May 8th, 2013 4:04pm EDT
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Madonna has raised $7.2 million for charity after auctioning off a painting by Fernand Leger from her personal collection.

The 1921 work by the French cubist, entitled "Trois Femmes a la Table Rouge," was purchased by an anonymous bidder at Sotheby's auction house in New York.

Madonna has previously purchased the painting for $3.4 million in 1990. After announcing it would be put up for auction, she told Today, "I cannot accept a world where women or girls are wounded, shot or killed for either going to school or teaching in girls' schools. We don't have time to be complacent. I want to t...
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