Snooki Not Staying With 'Jersey Shore' Castmembers This Summer

May 22nd, 2012 10:40am EDT
Snooki
Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi will not be staying with her Jersey Shore castmates this summer. TMZ is reporting that the mommy-to-be has evicted herself from the house and will be staying somewhere nearby. A source told the website that the reality star feels that it’s not worth it to be around boozy, loud roommates while pregnant.

Which I think is only right, but more changes? I'm curious to see how MTV is going to spin this one. Our favorite guidos and guidettes have really grown up, and after this season I think that the fist pumping may officially be brought to an end or we may have an en...
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'Dog The Bounty Hunter' Canceled

May 22nd, 2012 10:16am EDT
Dog the Bounty Hunter
The dog is done - A&E has canceled Dog the Bounty Hunter, citing "creative differences" with Duane "Dog" Chapman. According to TMZ, the network and Chapman had been negotiating over season 9, but the two sides couldn't meet in the middle.

The reality show lasted almost 250 episodes, and was spun off from Duane's appearance on A&E show Take This Job, which chronicles odd professions. The show reached international syndication, with airings in Australia, UK, Norway, and elsewhere.
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Blu-ray Review: 'Playback'

May 22nd, 2012 9:45am EDT
Playback
A little Slater and the supernatural – we’re checking out the new to Blu-ray flick "Playback" out now from Magnolia Home Entertainment. The ghostly review lies below!

Title: "Playback"

Grade: 1

Cast: Johnny Pacar, Toby Hemingway, Christian Slater

Director: Michael A. Nickles

Rating: R

Runtime: 98 minutes

Release Company: Magnolia Home Entertainment

Website: www.magpictures.com

The Flick: In this bad "Nightmare on Elm Street" mixed with "Shocker" thriller there isn't much to rave about. There are bad effects, bad dialogue, bad pacing and even bad acting (and anyone w...
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Charlie Sheen's Ex Brooke Mueller Gets Probation For Cocaine Possession

May 22nd, 2012 8:58am EDT
Brooke Mueller
Charlie Sheen's ex-wife Brooke Mueller won't go to jail for cocaine possession. Mueller struck a deal with prosecutors and agreed to plead guilty to one count of cocaine possession. She was sentenced to a year's probation in court on Monday and the case has been transferred to California, where she lives.

The reality TV star was arrested in Aspen, Coloardo, in December after cops were called to investigate allegations she was embroiled in a scuffle in a nightclub.

According to TMZ.com, during her probation Mueller, who is the mother of Sheen's twins, is prohibited from drinking alcohol a...
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'Transformers: The Ride- 3D' Promises Thrilling Adventure

May 22nd, 2012 8:35am EDT
Transformers
Move over Harry Potter and Green Lantern - Universal Studios has developed a theme park ride based on Michael Bay's immensely popoular "Transformers" franchise. The $100 million project, called "Transformers: The Ride - 3D," is expected to change the way theme park attractions are created, according to the New York Daily News.

The visual effect supervisor from Industrial Light and Magic, Jeff White, worked on both the movies and the attraction. According to White, the designers created footage in 4k resolution, which is quadruple the number of pixels found on most screens.

The ride feat...
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Tatum O'Neal Dismisses Rumors She's Addicted To Prescription Pills

May 22nd, 2012 8:31am EDT
Tatum O'Neal
Actress Tatum O'Neal has dismissed reports she's battling an addiction to prescription pills, insisting she is "happy and healthy."

Rumors emerged in February suggesting the Oscar winner had checked into a drug rehab center in her long fight to stay clean, prompting the Paper Moon star's representative to reveal she was seeking "supervision" for painkiller use following back surgery.

Further speculation swirled last week, with editors at Radar Online claiming O'Neal had "developed an addiction to prescription pills" - but she's now hit back at the gossip, insisting the reports "could no...
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A Long-Haired Brad Pitt Attends 'Killing Them Softly' Photocall Sans Angelina Jolie

May 22nd, 2012 8:23am EDT
Brad Pitt
A newly engaged Brad Pitt attended the photocall for his new film "Killing Me Softly" as part of the 65th Cannes International Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals yesterday.

In the film, a robbery committed against the mob is investigated by a hitman's boss. Ray Liotta also stars and Andrew Dominik directs. The film is a comic gangster story with an undertone that attacks politicians' failure to address the economic crisis.

Pitt showed off his usual sexy self in a casual beige suit with white shoes, a white belt and white t-shirt. He is growing out his hair again (we're guessing for...
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Usher Breaks Down In Tears Testifying In Court

May 22nd, 2012 8:20am EDT
Usher
Usher broke down in tears in court over implications he prefers to go out partying instead of looking after his children.

The Yeah! hit-maker took to the stand in his custody battle with Tameka Foster in Atlanta, Georgia on Monday, and he wiped his eyes with a tissue after his ex-wife's attorney presented photos of the singer partying in Europe in February. Usher tried to explain the photos, but was told by the judge to let his lawyers do the talking for him.

The singer was also subjected to several questions over his alleged drug use, admitting he has smoked marijuana in the past, but ...
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Katherine Jenkins: 'I've Always Liked Being A Curvy Girl'

May 22nd, 2012 8:05am EDT
Katherine Jenkins
Classical opera singer Katherine Jenkins has promised to eat more in a bid to gain weight following her time on Dancing With The Stars.

The welsh mezzo-soprano, who has reached the final of the competition, is looking forward to returning to a curvier figure after her grueling training regime and rehearsals for the television dance contest caused her to shed the pounds.

She tells Britain's Daily Mirror, "I didn't do anything to get my body in shape - I'd already lost a lot of weight before the show started. But I think now, day to day, I'm trying to not lose any more weight. I'm doing e...
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Celebrity Birthdays - May 22, 2012

May 22nd, 2012 3:00am EDT
Katie Price
Happy Birthday to:

British model Katie Price (1978)

Model CariDee English (1985)

British model/actress Lucy Gordon (1980; d. 2009)

Actress Maggie Q (1979)

Actress Ginnifer Goodwin (1978)

Actor Sean Gunn (1974)

ActressA.J. Langer (1974)

Actress Alison Eastwood (1972)

British supermodel Naomi Campbell (1970)

Actress Brooke Smith (1967)

Actress Ann Cusack (1961)

The Smiths singer Morrissey (1959)

Songwriter Bernie Taupin (1950)

Actor Paul Winfield (1941; d. 2004)

American musician Sun Ra (1914; d. 1993)

English actor Sir Laurence Olivier (1907; d. 1989)

German composer Richard...
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