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'True Blood' Star 'Had Fun' Making Sarah Palin Angry

July 29th, 2014 8:56am EDT
'True Blood' Star 'Had Fun' Making Sarah Palin Angry
"True Blood" star Kristen Bauer van Straten, who plays vampire Pam, got a kick out of making Republican Sarah Palin angry over the show's portrayal of conservative women.

In a recent episode, Pam attends an event in honor of Sen. Ted Cruz and calls the guests "a--holes" while looking at her glamorous self in the mirror and labeling herself a "Republic--t."

Cruz called the episode "misogynist and profanity-ridden." Palin said she refused to do a cameo on the show, and HBO confirmed it had asked her to appear in it. Palin then slammed the program for insulting conservative women, according...
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Christopher Walken To Play Ape Leader King Louie In 'Jungle Book'

July 29th, 2014 8:43am EDT
Christopher Walken
Christopher Walken is the latest star to join Jon Favreau's "Jungle Book" remake. He will play ape leader King Louie. Singer Louis Prima played Louie in the 1967 Disney film adaptation.

The movie centers on Mowgli, a boy raised by wolves, who is friends with a bear and a panther and whose enemy is a tiger.

Newcomer Neel Sethi will play Mowgli, the orphan. The live-action/animation adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's book will also feature Idris Elba (villanous tiger Shere Khan), Lupita Nyong'o (mother wolf Raksha), Scarlett Johansson (python Kaa) and Ben Kingsley (panther Bagheera).

In addit...
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Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino Ordered To Take Anger Management Classes

July 29th, 2014 8:11am EDT
Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino Ordered To Take Anger Management
"Jersey Shore" alum Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino has agreed to take anger management classes following a fight with his brother in June.

According to People, he was arrested after brawling with his brother Frank in a New Jersey tanning salon. They were reportedly fighting about how to run the business.

At the time of his arrest, Sorrentino claimed: "[Frank] was not running the store correctly, so I had to go in there and clean house, in more ways than one."

Earlier in June the tanning salon was in the news after employees contacted police over missing wages. According to TMZ, four emp...
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Kiefer Sutherland's Rep Addresses Freddie Prinze Jr.'s Comments

July 28th, 2014 11:36pm EDT
Kiefer Sutherland
Kiefer Sutherland's rep has addressed comments that actor Freddie Prinze, Jr. made about the "24" star over the weekend that weren't too kind.

After revealing that Sutherland was very difficult and "unprofessional" to work with during an interview with ABC News Radio at Comic Con while promoting his new show "Star Wars Rebels."

Prinze Jr. said that his experience working with Sutherland "was terrible" and that he "hated every moment of it" and "wanted to quit the business after that."

"Kiefer was the most unprofessional dude in the world," he said. "That's not me talking trash; I'd say i...
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Lea Michele To Guest Star On 'Sons Of Anarchy'

July 28th, 2014 11:06pm EDT
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Glee star Lea Michele is set to make her TV drama debut and join the cast of FX biker drama Sons of Anarchy for an upcoming episode.

The actress will play a single mom who works as a waitress at a truck stop.

"I'll be appearing on an episode of my favorite show @SonsofAnarchy! Thank you so much," she tweeted on Monday.

The actress was spotted filming on the set of the show with star Charlie Hunnam on Monday; and her character will cross paths with Katey Sagal's who play's Hunnam's TV mom Gemma Teller Morrow.

Michele isn't the only star making an appearance in the upcoming seventh and fi...
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Kim Kardashian Kissed Her Stepbrother Brandon Jenner?

July 28th, 2014 5:28pm EDT
Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian kissed her stepbrother Brandon Jenner several years ago, according to their brother Brody. On Sunday night's episode of "Keeping Up With The Kardashians," Brody was talking to his stepmom Kris Jenner while on a yacht in Thailand. Kim's penchant for selfies came up and Brody revealed that his stepbrother and Kim once kissed.

Originally, Kris accused Brody of "crushing on Kim," saying: "I think you have had a crush since you were like 7-years-old."

Brody immediately corrected her, claiming: "That was (Brandon) and Kim, you are forgetting that."

A shocked Kris said: "What? O...
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George R.R. Martin Writes To Teenage Donor, Won't Kill Him Off In Book

July 28th, 2014 5:00pm EDT
George R.R. Martin Writes To Teenage Donor, Won't Kill Him Off I
George R.R. Martin, author of the Song of Ice and Fire book series, has responded to a letter sent to him from a teenage fan who made a donation to his Prizeo campaign and asked to be killed off in an upcoming book.

Martin started a campaign to raise money for the Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary and The Food Depot of Santa Fe on the website, which lets charities crowdsource money and offer prizes featuring celebrities. Everyone who donated was entered into a sweepstakes to go on a helicopter ride over the sanctuary with Martin, but two people who donated $20,000 were offered the chance to be ki...
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Ian Somerhalder And Nikki Reed Continue Rumored Romance At Comic-Con

July 28th, 2014 3:33pm EDT
Ian Somerhalder And Nikki Reed Continue Rumored Romance At Comic
Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed have been spending a lot of time together, but the two haven't revealed whether or not that are a couple – and they may not need to after they spent a night at Comic-Con making out in front of everyone.

E! News reports the two got cuddly at the Entertainment Weekly party at Hard Rock Hotel's Float Bar during the convention, and many saw them kissing deeply and holding one another in public. Last week the two went for a jog together and visited a farmer's market, leading many to believe there was a romance brewing.

There may have been a Vampire Diaries tie-in...
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Kiefer Sutherland Made Freddie Prinze Jr. Want To Quit Acting

July 28th, 2014 3:03pm EDT
Kiefer Sutherland Made Freddie Prinze Jr. Want To Quit Acting
Freddie Prinze Jr. was at Comic-Con to talk about his role in the upcoming Star Wars: Rebels animated series, but he couldn't help himself from talking about what made him almost quit acting.

While talking with ABC about the show and his break from acting, he said, "I did 24, it was terrible. I hated every moment of it. Kiefer [Sutherland] was the most unprofessional dude in the world. That's not me talking trash, I'd say it to his face, I think everyone that's worked with him has said that. And I just wanted to quit the business after that... so I just sort of stopped.

“I went and worked...
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Don’t Move To New York City Based Solely On What You See On TV: A User’s Guide

July 28th, 2014 2:00pm EDT
Don’t Move To New York City Based Solely On What You See On TV:
As a born and bred New Yorker, I’m drawn to shows about my city, taking comfort in the familiar sights and settings; yet I often find myself asking, “Did the writers of some of these shows ever step foot in Manhattan?”

I can shake off the inconsistencies, but I sometimes wonder about all the people saving their babysitting and paper route money hoping to someday move to the Big Apple hoping to mirror the glamorous life seen on the small screen.

Hence, a guide to separating fact from fiction:

‘Smash’ only lasted two seasons, but it was long enough to get your hopes up that moving here wo...
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