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Rumor Patrol: The Real Reason Zayn Malik Left 1D & More

March 28th, 2015 10:00am EDT
Rumor Patrol: Zayn Malik Leaves One Direction Because Of Drug Pr
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Zayn Malik Leaves One Direction Due To Drug Problem?: Rumor has it that Zayn Malik's departure from One Direction had nothing to do with the fact that he needed some time to rest and find a life for himself outside the band. It's been speculated that Malik's abrupt departure had to do with a deeper drug problem.

Verdict: No Official Comment. Apparently, an insider revealed to Radar Online that Malik ...
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Forgotten Friday Flick: 'Easy Money' Is The Definitive Dangerfield Outing

March 27th, 2015 12:00pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Easy Money'
Things have gotten a tad serious in the past picture realm recently and with the arrival of the tepid new comedy "Get Hard" hitting theaters today it felt right to provide a little lessor known five-star funny film for fans – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s selection from the house of hilarity is via the mind of a notorious funnyman who always got no respect. But unlike the notorious ("Caddyshack," anyone?!) and staple work (time to go…"Back To School!") in his wheelhouse, this one is a gem that may have slipped through the cracks for some. Ready to give up all your vices for ...
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Kendrick Lamar's 'To Pimp A Butterfly' Tops Billboard Charts

March 26th, 2015 9:27am EDT
Kendrick Lamar Takes 'To Pimp A Butterfly' To Number One
After dropping a ‘five-star masterpiece’ with his sophomore album To Pimp A Butterfly, Kendrick Lamar reaps the benefits from topping the Billboard 200 – his first career number-one album. To Pimp A Butterfly easily topped the charts, selling 324,000 copies and impacting even more robustly with 363,000 units according to Billboard. The two best debuting albums of 2015 come by way of hip-hop efforts, an interesting fact. For Kendrick, he has definitely ‘come up.’

Kendrick Lamar might’ve been the star pupil of this week’s charts, but two others got in on some top 10 action. Modest Mous...
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New Music This Week: Action Bronson, Earl Sweatshirt, Van Morrison & More

March 24th, 2015 9:43am EDT
Action Bronson Leads Albums To Check Out: This Week In Music
Kendrick Lamar took some of the luster of this week away when he moved his sophomore album To Pimp A Butterfly up a week. It was a smart move at the time as the only other big attraction was Modest Mouse’s first album in eight years, Strangers To Ourselves. Even without Kendrick Lamar heading the bill, on an off-cycle Monday release date, there’s plenty of newbies to sink one’s teeth into, arguably led by the long awaited debut album by Action Bronson. But if AB can’t do it, maybe the task falls into the hands of the likes of Earl Sweatshirt, James Bay, Van Morrison, Kidz Bop Kidz, or St...
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Rumor Patrol: Stories Were True Or False This Week?

March 21st, 2015 11:00am EDT
Rumor Patrol: Madonna Seduces Justin Bieber, Zayn Malik Leaves O
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Zayn Malik Leaving One Direction For Perrie Edwards?: Zayn Malik, hot on the heels of a cheating scandal involving pictures of Malik posing and holding hands with a fan in Singapore surfaced, sparking cheating rumors. Malik has been engaged to Little Mix singer Perrie Edwards for nearly two years.

Verdict: True! Zayn Malik, the “bad boy” of One Direction, has (temporarily?) left the band’s “On the Ro...
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Forgotten Friday Flick: Do You Remember 'Man On Fire' From 1987?

March 20th, 2015 12:20pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Man On Fire' (1987)
Next Friday a new thriller titled "The Barber" will be hitting theaters and stars the legendary Scott Glenn as a small town barber hiding some dark secrets. We got a chance recently to chat with the iconic actor about some of his past work (up next week!) and one flick came up in particular. It’s a meaty movie morsel that I consider to be Glenn’s finest performance and this week it’s the past picture we’re saluting – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today it’s all about a beaten, weathered, and sullen man who when properly pushed proves that you can’t count a lethal man out. Denzel Wa...
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'Empire' Wins The Day Over Madonna

March 19th, 2015 8:24am EDT
'Empire' Soundtrack Outpaces Madonna For Top Spot On The Billboa
Who would’ve ever thought that the iconic Madonna would miss out on a number one album? Well, that’s exactly what happened this week as Original Soundtrack From Season 1 of Empire outpaced Madge’s Rebel Heart to take the number one spot on the Billboard 200. Empire impacted to the tune of 130,000 units, while Madonna’s 121,000 units left her settling for second place.

Luke Bryan wasn’t even mentioned in the tightly contested race for number one, as Spring Break…Checkin’ Out always seemed to be aiming for third. Ultimately, the numbers aren’t earth shattering, but it is respectable the...
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New Albums To Check Out This Week

March 17th, 2015 8:45am EDT
Sleeping With Sirens Lead New Albums To Check Out: This Week in
Last week, the music fans were spoiled by new releases from Madonna (Rebel Heart), the Empire Cast (Original Soundtrack from Season 1 of Empire), and Luke Bryan (Spring Break…Checkin’ Out). This week, things are a tad bit quieter. What does that mean? Essentially, there are less ‘highly anticipated’ releases dropping this week. Still, there are five newbies worth checking out, led by ‘post-hardcore’ band Sleeping With Sirens and capped off with Marina and the Diamonds.

1) Sleeping With Sirens, Madness (Epitaph)

Sleeping With Sirens returns with its fourth album Madness, following 20...
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Rumor Patrol: Find Out What Rumors Over The Week Were True Or Not

March 14th, 2015 2:00pm EDT
Rumor Patrol: Kelly Clarkson's Pregnancy Announcement, Kim Karda
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Kim Kardashian's Platinum Hair Cost How Much?: Rumor has it that Kim Kardashian's radical new look set the reality star back a pretty penny. While most people scoff at the price of a color at the salon, what Kim K. paid for her new hue went way beyond what a bottle at the drugstore costs!

Verdict: True! Want Lori Goddard, one of the colorists responsible for Kim's new color, told Us Weekly the "Keepi...
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Forgotten Friday Flick – Do You Remember 'Black Moon Rising'?

March 13th, 2015 12:20pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Black Moon Rising'
The cinematic subject of theft has always been an exciting one, but what if someone stole something from a fellow thief - welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s escapist outing is early work from the mind of a movie master and starring one of the coolest cats in the business. Hot cars, slick chicks, bold bad guys and one thief out to get what’s his. Someone stole the moon and Sam Quint wants it back – it’s "Black Moon Rising!"

Former CIA Agent Sam Quint is now a master thief working for the highest bidder. Currently he is doing a job for the government acquiring a cassette cont...
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