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Ridley Scott's Latest Epic Banned In Egypt, Morocco

December 27th, 2014 9:14pm EST
Exodus: Gods And Kings
Ridley Scott's Biblical epic Exodus: Gods And Kings has been banned in Egypt and Morocco.

Officials from the governments of the two nations will not allow the film to play because of its "historical inaccuracies," according to the BBC.

Egyptian censors are unhappy because the film depicts Jews as the builders of the Pyramids, and they also claim that the Red Sea was parted as the result of an earthquake and not by a miracle performed by Moses (Christian Bale).

The film was set to run in Morocco, where it was filmed, but censors backtracked on their decision.

Last month the film was heav...
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Angelina Jolie: 'Unbroken Made Me A Better Person'

December 27th, 2014 11:56am EST
Angelina Jolie Says Filming 'Unbroken' Has Made Her 'A Better Pe
Angelina Jolie says that bringing late Olympian and World War II hero Louis Zamperini's story to the big screen in Unbroken has made her a better person.

The actress told the Hollywood Reporter that meeting Zamberini, who died on July 2, earlier this year and hearing his story of survival pushed her to change the way she lives her own life.

"I learned to be a better person. I learned to be more open to my fellow man, to understanding, to seeing the other side," she said in an interview in The Hollywood Reporter's Dec. 19 issue.

"I learned that when you have hate and anger and you let it ...
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Santa Was Good To Justin Bieber

December 27th, 2014 12:53am EST
Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber has landed his own private jet for Christmas.

The pop singer posted a pair of photos frome the inside of his new ride, showing off the plane's interior.

"New jet for Christmas. And she's beautiful," he wrote of his new wings, believed to be a Gulfstream G6.

The singer dropped a few hints that he planned on getting his own plane, first posting an image two weeks ago while sitting on his SUV with the jet in the background. Last Saturday he then shared another of himself exiting another private plane. He captioned neither of them.

TMZ dug up some info on jets like this, sayin...
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Jenna Coleman Confirms Her Return To 'Doctor Who'

December 27th, 2014 12:35am EST
Jenna Coleman
British actress Jenna Coleman is set to return for another season of hit series Doctor Who.

The star, who plays the time-traveling title character's sidekick, Clara Oswald, confirmed reports that she'll continue on in the role after there was some uncertaincy that she would return.

"It's wonderful. I get a whole other series of stories with the Doctor and I couldn't walk away with the story being unresolved," she told the BBC. "There is so much more to do. I think they've (Oswald and the Doctor) finally just reached a point where they really understand each other."

Co-star Peter Capaldi,...
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Dustin Diamond Arrested In Wisconsin

December 26th, 2014 6:15pm EST
Dustin Diamond
Former Saved By The Bell star Dustin Diamond was arrested in Wisconsin on Friday morning after allegedly stabbing someone at a bar.

Diamond was taken into custody late Thursday evening after he got into an altercation with someone who was taking pictures of him. The actor confronted the man and stabbed him under the arm, according to court documents obtained by TMZ.com.

Diamond reportedly left the bar with his wife and was arrested shortly after by police, who found the knife -- an illegal switchblade -- in Diamond's car. The actor was booked for reckless endangerment and carrying a conce...
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Fare Thee Well: Celebrities Who Passed On In 2014

December 26th, 2014 6:01pm EST
Philip Seymour Hoffman
It's that time again when we remember those celebrities we've lost throughout the year, and, unfortunately, 2014 was one year that we're looking forward to putting behind us.

The entertainment world lost a number of huge stars, ranging from legendary folks in the twilight of their lives, such as Sir Richard Attenborough, who passed away just days before his 91st birthday; Lauren Bacall, who died a month before her 90th; and prolific 99-year-old star Eli Wallach.

There was also controversy, like in the malpractice-related death of comedienne Joan Rivers and iconic Top 40 radio deejay Casey...
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Amanda Bynes Has Stopped Taking Medication

December 26th, 2014 5:33pm EST
Amanda Bynes
Amanda Bynes is reportedly doing very well dealing with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia -- so well, in fact, that she's no longer taking any medication.

The 28-year-old actress is now in a "totally lucid state," according to TMZ.com, and has been keeping busy reading and doing yoga. She's no longer taking Adderall or any other meds, and her parents have even lifted some fo the restrictions on her bank accounts.

Amanda's family called her current state "mind blowing," and she even has plans to enroll in a psychology program at the University of Southern California, which she recently vi...
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Dr. Luke Drops A Bombshell In Kesha Lawsuit

December 26th, 2014 4:47pm EST
Kesha
The defamation lawsuit filed by music producer Dr. Luke against Kesha looks like it just took a turn in his favor as a new pieces of evidence he's provided appear to contradict her accusations against him.

Back in October the singer accused Dr. Luke of sexual, physical and verbal abuse during the time she worked with him earlier in her career.

The producer, real name Lukasz Gottwald, filed a countersuit for defamation and extortion, claiming Kesha made up the accusations in order to get out of her contract with him.

TMZ obtained a photo of a birthday card Dr. Luke received from the singe...
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'The Interview' Released To Theaters & Video On Demand

December 26th, 2014 1:29pm EST
The Interview
Sony Pictures' controversial comedy "The Interview" was released in a number of theaters on Christmas Day and was made available to stream or download via Video on Demand services on YouTube, Google Play, Xbox Video and Sony's website -- and North Korea didn't attack us.

The movie stars James Franco and Seth Rogen as a couple of smalltime talk-show hosts who land an interview with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and are tasked with "taking him out" by the CIA before their trip to the communist nation.

The North Korean government denounced the film, and shortly after Sony was hacked and ...
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The 10 Most Overplayed Songs Of 2014

December 25th, 2014 4:37pm EST
Too Much: 10 Songs That Were Insanely Overplayed In 2014
Taylor Swift's smash hit "Shake It Off" has only been playing on the radio for about a third of 2014 because of its August release, and it still saw enough airtime for us to say, "enough already!"

Sure, the song has a catchy beat and proves that Swift's crossover from country to pop music is nothing short of a success, but three-to-four times a day for months straight is enough to drive us mad!

Actuality, "Shake It Off" is one of two songs on this list that we really love, but it's time to slow down with the number of plays, radio stations across America!

The single, which topped the Bil...
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