Dienstag, 22. März 2011

Happy Birthday, William Shatner!

A very happy birthday goes out to one of our personal favorites, William Shatner, who turns 80 years old today.
When he's not fouling up our television sets with "$#*! My Dad Says," Shatner has been hard at work creating some of the most iconic and nerdy characters in our pop culture history. From "Star Trek" [...]

Source: http://moviesblog.mtv.com/2011/03/22/william-shatner-birthday/

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MTV Buzzworthy Blog: Zombie Pop Stars

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Robert Pattinson Reveals Samantha Morton Is In For David Cronenberg's 'Cosmopolis'

While the entertainment world waits for Robert Pattinson's completion of "Breaking Dawn," we can't help but look forward at the "Twilight" star's next edgy project: David Cronenberg's "Cosmopolis."
Pattinson joined the project in January, with his costar Marion Cotillard dropping out shortly thereafter due to her pregnancy. After that, Kiera Knightly was rumored to have come [...]

Source: http://moviesblog.mtv.com/2011/03/22/robert-pattinson-cosmopolis/

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Beyoncé - Ego

Ego

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Celebrate Wendy O. Williams' Birthday With Bobblehead Doll

What better way to celebrate Wendy O. Williams' 61st birthday on May 28 (if she hadn't blown her head off at age 48) than with a cute, scantily clad bobblehead doll.
Yes, Aggronautix, the company that, in 2009, presented a bobblehead of GG Allin -- the lovable now-deceased counter culture character who beat up audience members, [...]

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Nicki Minaj Explains Postponing Rihanna 'Fly' Video

With her 'Super Bass' video set for release, Nicki says she wants to give Rih's current singles their 'moment.'
By Jayson Rodriguez, with reporting by Sway Calloway


Photo: MTV News

Nicki Minaj may be on top right now but that doesn't mean the Pink Friday star won't share the spotlight.

Her song "Fly," featuring Rihanna, was slated to be her next single, but now Minaj has decided to change course: Since her and the Loud singer's albums were released within a week of each other, she wanted to let her collaborator's tracks breathe.

So the "Fly" clip won't see the light of day until around Memorial Day, according to the Lil Wayne protégé.

"I'm gonna hold off on the Rihanna video and the Rihanna single for a little bit longer," she told MTV News. " 'Cause we both kind of dropped at the same time. So she has a lot of [songs] in rotation and I want to let her stuff have a moment and do its thing, dominate radio. [Instead], I wanted to come out with something more fun."

Nicki is now set to deliver a visual to "Super Bass," a number included on the deluxe edition of her debut. She's currently performing the track during her set on Weezy's I Am Still Music Tour. The song is certainly more uptempo than "Fly"; "Super Bass" was produced by Kane Beatz (Lil Wayne, Drake) and is more Katy Perry-ish than her ballad-leaning "Fly."

"I'm taking it back to a few things that I've done, it's a lot more fun," Nicki said of the forthcoming "Super Bass" clip. "It will be my most fun video and my most carefree video, lots of eye candy and lots of beefcakes."

Are you glad Nicki chose "Super Bass" over "Fly" for her next music video? Tell us in the comments!

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Larry Birkhead & Dannielynn's Day Out

Doting daddy Larry Birkhead took his adorable 4 1/2-year-old daughter Dannielynn to CVS Pharmacy while out running errands in Studio City, Calif. on Monday (March 21).

She's got a sweet tooth! The pretty preschooler was seen enjoying a lollipop as they entered the store. As they headed back to the car, she was seen carrying a tube of M&M's.

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Source: http://celebritybabyscoop.com/2011/03/22/larry-birkhead-dannielynns-day-out

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Michael Jackson - Thriller (Long Vers.)

Thriller (Long Vers.)

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Pete Wentz & Bronx's Day Out

Two-year-old Bronx spent the day with his dad Pete Wentz - the pair were spotted heading to a friend's house in Beverly Hills, California (March 21).

It looks like Pete decided to ditch the mane of curls he's been rocking recently, showing off a clean-cut new 'do instead. Do you like it?

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Preview Tom Hanks in 'Larry Crowne'

In theaters July 1

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?Glee? cast and their beautiful voices

Glee

If you can?t get enough of the ?Glee? cast and their beautiful voices ? you're in luck. It was recently confirmed that the FOX hit show is releasing a Christmas album featuring the cast singing covers of 12 holiday classics, which will be out on November 16. The complete list of the featured holiday songs on the album is as follows: 1. We Need A Little Christmas (Jenna Ushkowitz, Amber Riley, Chris Colfer) 2. Deck The Rooftop (Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Naya Rivera, Kevin McHale, Heather Morris, and Jenna Ushkowitz) 3. Merry Christmas Darling (Lea Michele) 4. Baby, It's Cold Outside (Chris Colfer and Darren Criss) 5. The Most Wonderful Day Of The Year (Chord Overstreet, Mark Salling, Kevin McHale, Lea Michele, Chris Colfer, Jenna Ushkowitz, and Heather Morris) 6. Last Christmas (Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Amber Riley, Kevin McHale, Mark Salling, Jenna Ushkowitz, and Chris Colfer) 7. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Lea Michele, Amber Riley, Naya Rivera, and Jenna Ushkowitz) 8. O Christmas Tree (Matthew Morrison) 9. Jingle Bells (Cory Monteith, Mark Salling, and Kevin McHale) 10. You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch (k.d. lang and Morrison) 11. Angels We Have Heard On High (Amber Riley) 12. O Holy Night (Lea Michele) [gallery=743]

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Montag, 21. März 2011

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Rainn Wilson Devours Twizzlers And Crushes Dreams In The Latest MTV After Hours

Josh Horowitz has been thrust into some uniquely bizarre situations in his time here at MTV. He's been threatened at knifepoint by Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, seduced by Topher Grace and confronted by the odd American accents of the British "Harry Potter" cast.
But through all of it, there is perhaps no greater instance [...]

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Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars, Muse Added To Grammy Show

Usher, Jaden Smith, B.o.B, Janelle Monae and Lady Antebellum will also perform on February 13.
By Gil Kaufman


Justin Bieber and Usher
Photo: Kevin Mazur/ WireImage

While Willow Smith is the one who made music headlines with "Whip My Hair" last year, it's her brother, "Karate Kid" actor Jaden Smith, who will take the stage at the upcoming 53rd Grammy Awards in a special performance alongside Usher and Justin Bieber, with whom he collaborated on the song "Never Say Never" last summer.

The trio joins a list of new performers added to the show on Thursday (January 20) that will also include another power trifecta made up of B.o.B, Bruno Mars and Janelle Monáe, according to a press release from the Recording Academy announcing the additions to the February 13 telecast from the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Also taking the stage next month will be nominees Muse and Lady Antebellum. They will join a roster of previously announced performers that includes Eminem, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Arcade Fire, Cee Lo Green and Miranda Lambert. It will be the first time on the Grammy performance stage for Bieber, B.o.B, Lambert, Mars, Monáe, Muse and Smith. Eminem, Green, Gaga, Perry, Usher and Lady Antebellum will be making return visits for the occasion.

While 11-time Grammy winner Eminem leads the pack in nominations this year (with 10 nods), Mars has seven nominations, and Gaga and Lady Antebellum are not far behind with six nods each. B.o.B has notched five, Perry and Green are each up for four, and Arcade Fire and Lambert are vying for three awards. Bieber, Muse, Usher and Monáe are each nominated for two Grammys.

No details of the collaborative performances were released, but the Grammy announcement promised a rare, never-before-seen event for the Mars, B.o.B and Monáe segment.

With the addition of Antebellum, all five Album of the Year nominees (Eminem, Arcade Fire, Gaga, Perry) are now scheduled to perform on the show. Additional performers, presenters and special segments will be announced soon.

Which Grammy performance are you most looking forward to? Talk about it in the comments!

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Robert Pattinson Reflects On His Hair Evolution

From 'The Wavy Forest' to 'The Cullen Pouf,' RPattz discusses 'dos on 'MTV First: Robert Pattinson.'
By Aly Semigran, with reporting by Josh Horowitz


Robert Pattinson in "Twilight"
Photo: Summit Entertainment

In his upcoming film, the 1930s period drama "Water for Elephants," based on Sara Gruen's best-selling novel of the same name, Robert Pattinson begins to show new depth and range as an actor. Plus, his hair looks really, really different.

Much like his career, RPattz's hair is evolving. So, when MTV News sat down with the star for "MTV First: Robert Pattinson," it seemed like the perfect time to reflect on the diverse coifs that have sent his follicle-obsessed fans into a frenzy.

From his "Twilight"-appropriate 'dos such as "The Wavy Forest" and "The Cullen Pouf" to the self-explanatory "Windswept 'What the F---' " to the more subdued and serious looks like "Controlled Chaos" and "Clean & Cut but Hold the Shave," Pattinson took a trip down memory lane of the many haircuts he's rocked.

"I always like ... the 'Forest' thing," he said. Turns out, that particular hair style carried him through what he describes as the "unemployable" phase of his career. While attending the Los Angeles premiere of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" in 2007, Pattinson admitted to looking rather, well, unkempt.

"I walked down Hollywood Boulevard to Grauman's [Chinese Theater] and had to walk through the crowd and stuff," recalled the 24-year-old star who was not yet famous, adding, "I was so hungover and so bloated, and some of the pictures are just so funny. It literally looks like someone just found a homeless person and just put them on [the red carpet]. ... It was so ridiculous."

So, what is it that helps the star maintain that tousled, albeit sometimes homeless-looking hair? Courtesy of his "Twilight" co-star Ashley Greene, we asked RPattz what brand of shampoo he uses: "I use dog shampoo," he joked. In reality, he, like so many other sexy slacker types before him, simply uses, "Whatever is around."

But, the question remained: Would Pattinson ever rock the oh-so-sought-after Justin Bieber 'do? Despite rumors that he and his fellow heartthrob had discussed their hair together ("I never met this guy!" Pattinson told MTV), the actor was somewhat willing to take on the side-swept style. After laughing about the idea of sporting "The Bieber," RPattz quipped that instead he'd wear "a Bieber hat."

Which Robert Pattinson hairstyle is your favorite? Sound off in the comments below!

Check out everything we've got on "Water for Elephants."

For young Hollywood news, fashion and "Twilight" updates around the clock, visit HollywoodCrush.MTV.com.

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Happy Valentine's Day

(Bev wanted to take this photo wearing these candy nipple tassels but I said no.

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Preview 'Friends With Benefits' Starring Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis

In theaters July 22

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Donnerstag, 17. März 2011

Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars, Muse Added To Grammy Show

Usher, Jaden Smith, B.o.B, Janelle Monae and Lady Antebellum will also perform on February 13.
By Gil Kaufman


Justin Bieber and Usher
Photo: Kevin Mazur/ WireImage

While Willow Smith is the one who made music headlines with "Whip My Hair" last year, it's her brother, "Karate Kid" actor Jaden Smith, who will take the stage at the upcoming 53rd Grammy Awards in a special performance alongside Usher and Justin Bieber, with whom he collaborated on the song "Never Say Never" last summer.

The trio joins a list of new performers added to the show on Thursday (January 20) that will also include another power trifecta made up of B.o.B, Bruno Mars and Janelle Monáe, according to a press release from the Recording Academy announcing the additions to the February 13 telecast from the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Also taking the stage next month will be nominees Muse and Lady Antebellum. They will join a roster of previously announced performers that includes Eminem, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Arcade Fire, Cee Lo Green and Miranda Lambert. It will be the first time on the Grammy performance stage for Bieber, B.o.B, Lambert, Mars, Monáe, Muse and Smith. Eminem, Green, Gaga, Perry, Usher and Lady Antebellum will be making return visits for the occasion.

While 11-time Grammy winner Eminem leads the pack in nominations this year (with 10 nods), Mars has seven nominations, and Gaga and Lady Antebellum are not far behind with six nods each. B.o.B has notched five, Perry and Green are each up for four, and Arcade Fire and Lambert are vying for three awards. Bieber, Muse, Usher and Monáe are each nominated for two Grammys.

No details of the collaborative performances were released, but the Grammy announcement promised a rare, never-before-seen event for the Mars, B.o.B and Monáe segment.

With the addition of Antebellum, all five Album of the Year nominees (Eminem, Arcade Fire, Gaga, Perry) are now scheduled to perform on the show. Additional performers, presenters and special segments will be announced soon.

Which Grammy performance are you most looking forward to? Talk about it in the comments!

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Megan Fox Reportedly Joining 'Knocked Up' Spin-Off

Judd Apatow flick would be Fox's first studio film since leaving 'Transformers' last year.
By Eric Ditzian


Megan Fox
Photo: Jean Baptiste Lacroix/ Getty Images

In what would mark her return to studio filmmaking after departing the "Transformers" franchise last May, Megan Fox is reportedly in negotiations to join Judd Apatow's upcoming Universal comedy.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Fox is eyeing a co-starring role in the project, which is a spin-off of "Knocked Up" and will have Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann reprising their characters from the hit 2007 comedy. Her potential role, at this point, is being kept a secret.

MTV News' request for comment from Fox's rep was not immediately returned.

The production would be Fox's first studio flick after parting ways with Paramount and "Transformers" last year. At that point, she'd already wrapped "Jonah Hex," which went on to bomb at the box office, and "Passion Play," which never received a theatrical release. Since then, she's stepped in front of the camera for Jennifer Westfeldt's indie "Friends With Kids."

At the Oscars last month, Apatow told us the as-yet-untitled comedy was currently in rehearsals and that the story will take place four or five years after the events of "Knocked Up" (though in the vein of "Get Him to the Greek" after "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," the new comedy won't be a sequel). "The rest is a secret because it doesn't come out until 2012 and if you already knew what it was about for a year and a half, you wouldn't even want to see it," he laughed.

We can, however, expect that, as Apatow put it, "some familiar people" will show up in the new flick. Perhaps by now, "Knocked Up" star Seth Rogen has heard if his services will be needed, because when we asked the actor about it in January, he had no idea.

"[Judd] mentioned it to me off-handedly a year ago, and then I just read about it just like everybody else. I was like, 'Oh man, it looks like it's really happening,' " Rogen explained. "So, I don't know," he added. "I'm going to call him today and see what the deal is."

For breaking news, celebrity columns, humor and more — updated around the clock — visit MTVMoviesBlog.com.

Source: http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1660038/megan-fox-judd-apatow-knocked-up-spinoff.jhtml

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Beyoncé - Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams

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Photos | 2010 American Music Awards Red Carpet

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Britney Spears May Appear On 'Ellen DeGeneres'

Singer is rumored to be taping skits and a performance for shows at the end of March.
By Jocelyn Vena


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Photo: Amy V. Cooper/John Shearer

With less than two weeks until the release of Femme Fatale, it seems Britney Spears is amping up her promotion.

After appearing on the covers of V and Out (she's also rumored to grace the June cover of Harper's Bazaar), now Spears is reportedly taping appearances for "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," according to MuuMuse.com.

Spears last appeared on Ellen's show in December 2008 in a skit alongside the comedian. The ladies, both wearing Dickensian clothing, went caroling together. This time around, Spears would appear in more skits on the March 28 and 29 episodes with a performance airing March 30.

A rep for the singer couldn't confirm the report, and a rep for the show never responded to MTV News' request for comment by press time. A rep for Harper's Bazaar also hadn't responded to MTV News about the reports she will grace the cover.

"I think Femme Fatale speaks for itself," Spears told V. "I worked really hard on it and spent almost two years recording it. I think it's the best album I have ever made. There's nothing to say. I'll let the music speak for itself. ... It's definitely my edgiest and most mature sound yet.

"It's a little bit of [an evolution and a revolution]," she continued. "There are songs on this album that don't sound like anything else and are completely revolutionary, but I also believe this album expresses where I am today as a woman and is an evolution of who I am."

What song would you want Britney to perform on "Ellen"? Let us know in the comments!

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Charlie Sheen: Back with His Goddesses

Happy to back in each other?s arms after a long weekend away, Charlie Sheen and his ?goddesses? posed together for a series of photos posted on Twitter.

The ?Two and a Half Men? star, Rachel Oberlin and Natalie ?Natty K? Kenly posted one picture with a caption that reads, "#fastball; Told ya' she'd be back?Jealous face?"

In the pic, Sheen is seen sporting a t-shirt that says, ?I?m not bipolar, I?m Bi-Winning? while Obelin?s shirt says, ?I have tiger?s blood? and Natty?s reads, ?Duh, Winning.?

Earlier this week, Charlie announced dates that he added to his upcoming tour, ?Violent Torpedo of Truth,? which includes shows in cities like Cleveland, Columbus, New York and Boston.

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Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Suit Vs. AEG Can Proceed, Judge Rules

Katherine Jackson and family are pursuing a claim against concert promoter.
By Gil Kaufman


Michael Jackson

When he was alive, Michael Jackson was forever embroiled in a series of complex and expensive-sounding lawsuits. But even in death, the late King of Pop is the subject of major legal action. None could potentially be bigger than the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the pop icon's mother, Katherine Jackson, against concert promotion giant AEG Live.

Reuters reported that a Los Angeles judge ruled on Wednesday that the civil lawsuit can go forward. It will proceed in parallel with the criminal case against Jackson's physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, who has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with Jackson's June 2009 death from an overdose of the powerful surgical anesthetic propofol. Murray is the only person charged in Jackson's death and he is currently awaiting trial in that matter.

Katherine Jackson's lawsuit — filed in September on behalf of her and Jackson's three young children — accuses AEG of being responsible for the medical decisions made by Murray, whose salary was paid by the touring company behind Jackson's attempted "This Is It" comeback shows in London. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Yvette Palazuelos denied a motion on Wednesday by AEG to dismiss Katherine Jackson's suit, but warned Jackson's attorneys that they would need to show evidence of "fraud, negligent infliction of emotional distress and civil conspiracy" in order to win the case.

The judge has already said she doubts they can prove the latter charge, because the suit does not detail any agreement between Murray and AEG to break the law in providing medical care to Jackson.

"If the object was to get him to rehearsals, I don't see that as a wrongful or illegal act," the judge said. A lawyer for AEG told the judge that the company could not have predicted beforehand that Murray's medical decisions would result in Jackson's death. Court papers also show that AEG "did not choose to hire Murray" and had only participated in negotiations to bring him on as an independent contractor. Michael, who had previously been treated by Murray in Las Vegas, was reportedly the one who suggested the cardiologist serve as his personal, on-call physician during the "This Is It" rehearsals and shows.

Katherine Jackson's attorney recently dropped choreographer Kenny Ortega from the lawsuit based on new information they received about his actions. The next hearing in the case is scheduled for March 22, just six days before Murray is due back in court for his trial. Jackson's father, Joseph, has twice attempted to file a wrongful death suit in the matter, though his is focused on Murray and the Las Vegas pharmacy that supplied the propofol, not AEG Live.

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Mittwoch, 16. März 2011

Lady Gaga Says No Duets On Born This Way

'I want to stand on my own two feet,' Gaga says.
By Jocelyn Vena


Lady Gaga
Photo: Kevin Mazur/ WireImage

On Lady Gaga's 2009 smash The Fame Monster, the eccentric star hooked up with one of the fiercest ladies in the game when she and Beyoncé got their party on for the club anthem "Telephone." The singers then appeared together in an over-the-top music video in which they played a Quentin Tarantino-esque version of Thelma and Louise.

As the May 23 release date of Gaga's latest musical opus Born This Way draws near, the singer's little monsters are wondering if the star has secured any A-list talent for a collaboration on the new album.

In a recent radio chat, Gaga revealed that she's not planning on having anyone guest on Born This Way, according to Digital Spy. "I want to stand on my own two feet. I've already collaborated with my favorite female in the business," she teased. "We'll see how I'm feeling when I'm wrapping up the album."

With the anticipation for the record so high, fans are beginning to piece together the puzzle of BTW. Reported lyrics for her second single, "Judas," have already hit the Internet. On the track, Gaga waxes poetic about a lover whom she loves more than he loves her.

"Judas/ You never ever never/ Ever really ever loved me more, than I/ But Nemesis is watching over-high," she reportedly sings. "And this is your time/ Judas, lie on lie, write/ Tears drop 'cause I cry/ The echo truth killed you so you may finally die."

Lyrics for another BTW track, "Government Hooker," also reportedly found their way onto the Internet. A remix of the song debuted last week at the Thierry Mugler fashion show in Paris.

On the song, Gaga sings, "We had our night/ Our real nature/ No more time to decide/ Let it climb, let it ignite/ I can be cool/ I can be anything/ I'll be your everything/ Just touch me baby."

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Jodie Foster Backs Mel Gibson

He needs all the positive support he can get these days, and Jodie Foster has come to Mel Gibson's rescue.

The ?Silence of the Lambs? actress recently told The Hollywood Reporter that Mel ?is the most loved actor I have ever worked with on a movie. And he?s not saintly, and he?s got a big mouth, and he?ll do gross things your nephew would do. But I knew the minute I met him that I would love him the rest of my life.?

The two Hollywood stars met back in 1994 when they co-starred in the comedy ?Maverick? and have remained friends ever since.

They recently teamed up again for the upcoming film, ?The Beaver,? in which Jodie gushed, ?The performance he gave in this movie, I will always be grateful for. He brought a lifetime of pain to the character that we?ve been talking about for years, that I knew was part of his psyche and who he is. It?s part of him that is beautiful and that I want people to know, too. I can?t ever regret that."

Source: http://celebrity-gossip.net/jodie-foster/jodie-foster-backs-mel-gibson-487859

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Ke$ha - Tik Tok

Tik Tok

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Michael Jackson - Thriller (Long Vers.)

Thriller (Long Vers.)

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Michael Jackson Doctor Conrad Murray's Trial To Be Televised

Judge rules that camera will be allowed in the courtroom for manslaughter case.
By Gil Kaufman


Conrad Murray
Photo: AFP/ Getty Images

For what promises to be one of the most bizarre and riveting legal proceedings in years, a Los Angeles judge ruled on Monday that a television camera will be allowed in the courtroom when Michael Jackson's doctor goes on trial for involuntary manslaughter.

Reuters reported that Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor, approved the presence of a camera in the trial of Dr. Conrad Murray as long as it does not interfere with the proceedings in the closely watched case.

The judge asked for the "absolute least-intrusive placement" of a TV camera in the courtroom, but blocked cameras from documenting jury selection.

Pastor also announced that he would bump up the opening date of the trail by four days to March 24, at which point jury selection will begin. Murray, who faces up to four years in prison if convicted, has pleaded not guilty to the charges, and the trial is expected to last around six weeks.

Cardiologist Murray was hired to be Jackson's personal physician in the run-up to the King of Pop's planned 50-date comeback series of shows at London's O2 arena in the summer of 2009. The doctor told police that he provided Jackson, 50, with sedatives and the surgical anesthetic propofol in order to combat the singer's chronic insomnia. He said he did so on the morning of June 25, 2009, when Jackson died of what a coroner deemed acute propofol poisoning.

TMZ reported on Tuesday (February 8) that Murray's lawyers plan to argue that Jackson was already in weak health before he died and that it's unfair to blame propofol for his passing. Unnamed sources close to the case told the gossip site that at the time of his death, Jackson's body was already failing him in part because concert promoter AEG Live had "driven [him] over the edge" with a rigorous rehearsal schedule for the shows.

Murray's lawyers reportedly plan to call witnesses to say that Jackson was not showing up for rehearsals and when he did he showed "clear signs" of frail health. They also reportedly plan to argue that it was Jackson who administered the final, fatal dose of propofol to himself while Murray was out of the room.

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Eva Longoria's 36th Birthday with The Little Mermaid

Celebrating her 36th birthday, Eva Longoria got a glimpse of the progress on the all-new attraction,"The Little Mermaid - Ariels Undersea Adventure," at Disney California Adventure today (March 15).

The birthday girl looked like a construction cutie, wearing a reflective vest and hard hat as she posed in front of a Little Mermaid wall mural coloring up the facility.

The Disney birthday comes just as Eva recently spoke of less happy times to Allure magazine, explaining just how difficult her split with San Antonio Spurs player Tony Parker was on her.

Miss Longoria dished, "Every time I talk about it, I want to cry. It's been hard. Very hard I'm just trying to get through it as gracefully as possible without any drama."

As she begins to move on, Eva has found herself a new beau in Penelope Cruz's brother Eduardo, while also revealing that she leans on her "Desperate Housewives" costars for support, telling, "Some people collect plates and stamps and coins. I collect people, I collect amazing, smart, interesting women."

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Photos | 'Forbes' Magazine's Top-Earning Musicians Of 2010

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New 'Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' Video Promises Zombies, Mermaids And More

"Hello, boys and girls, or whatever. My name is Captain Jack Sparrow. I take it some of you've heard of me." So comes the initial greeting from Johnny Depp, in full Captain Jack mode, in Disney's new video pod for "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides."
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2011 SAG winners

2011 SAG Awards

Gathering together to honor the year's best in cinema, the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards winners have officially been named. The complete list of 17th annual SAG winners are: THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES Outstanding performance by a male actor in a leading role Jeff Bridges, "True Grit" Robert Duvall, "Get Low" Jesse Eisenberg, "The Social Network" WINNER: Colin Firth, "The King's Speech" James Franco, "127 Hours" Outstanding performance by a female actor in a leading role Annette Bening, "The Kids Are All Right" Nicole Kidman, "Rabbit Hole" Jennifer Lawrence, "Winter's Bone" WINNER: Natalie Portman, "Black Swan" Hilary Swank, "Conviction" Outstanding performance by a male actor in a supporting role WINNER: Christian Bale, "The Fighter" John Hawkes, "Winter's Bone" Jeremy Renner, "The Town" Mark Ruffalo, "The Kids Are All Right" Geoffrey Rush, "The King's Speech" Outstanding performance by a female actor in a supporting role Amy Adams, "The Fighter" Helena Bonham Carter, "The King's Speech" Mila Kunis, "Black Swan" WINNER: Melissa Leo, "The Fighter" Hailee Steinfeld, "True Grit" Outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture "Black Swan" "The Fighter" "The Kids Are All Right" WINNER: "The King's Speech" "The Social Network" TELEVISION Outstanding performance by a male actor in a drama series WINNER: Steve Buscemi, "Boardwalk Empire" Bryan Cranston, "Breaking Bad" Michael C. Hall, "Dexter" Jon Hamm, "Mad Men" Hugh Laurie, "House M.D." Outstanding performance by a female actor in a drama series Glenn Close, "Damages" Mariska Hargitay, "Law & Order: SVU" WINNER: Julianna Margulies, "The Good Wife" Elisabeth Moss, "Mad Men" Kyra Sedgwick, "The Closer" Outstanding performance by a male actor in a comedy series WINNER: Alec Baldwin, "30 Rock" Ty Burrell, "Modern Family" Steve Carell, "The Office" Chris Colfer, "Glee" Ed O'Neill, "Modern Family" Outstanding performance by a female actor in a comedy series Edie Falco, "Nurse Jackie" Tina Fey, "30 Rock" Jane Lynch, "Glee" Sofia Vergara, "Modern Family" WINNER: Betty White, "Hot in Cleveland" Outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series WINNER: "Boardwalk Empire" "The Closer" "Dexter" "The Good Wife" "Mad Men" Outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series "30 Rock" "Glee" "Hot in Cleveland" WINNER: "Modern Family" "The Office" Outstanding performance by a male actor in a television movie or miniseries John Goodman, "You Don't Know Jack" WINNER: Al Pacino, "You Don't Know Jack" Dennis Quaid, "The Special Relationship" Edgar Ramirez, "Carlos" Patrick Stewart, "Macbeth" Outstanding performance by a female actor in a television movie or Miniseries WINNER: Claire Danes, "Temple Grandin" Catherine O'Hara, "Temple Grandin" Julia Ormond , "Temple Grandin" Winona Ryder, "When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story" Susan Sarandon, "You Don't Know Jack" Hollywood Gossip Enjoy the pictures from the 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards. [gallery=750]

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Dienstag, 15. März 2011

Photos | MTV News' 2009 Men Of The Year: #1 Michael Jackson

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Miley Cyrus Snapped Stumbling Because Of Paparazzi Lights

'Party in the U.S.A.' star was blinded by flashes after meeting with producer Dr. Luke, sources tell MTV News.
By Jocelyn Vena


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When photos of Miley Cyrus outside of Hollywood's Chateau Marmont hit the Internet on Tuesday (March 15), gossip blogs claimed the star was stumbling around the L.A.-area hotspot after a night of partying. But sources close to Cyrus tell MTV News the rumors are all wrong.

Miley was in a meeting with producer Dr. Luke at the hotel, where they discussed writing music for other artists. Luke and Cyrus worked together on her hit "Party in the U.S.A." According to sources, the teen superstar was actually blinded by the flashing lights of the paparazzi, not stumbling, as had been reported earlier on Tuesday.

Last week, Cyrus made headlines defending her mom against paparazzi gathered outside of the California Chicken Cafe in West Hollywood, California. She confronted one of the photographers, telling him, "You just hit my mom with your camera, don't you ever do that again. You just almost hurt my mom. Don't you ever even think about it, for real."

Cyrus has often expressed her displeasure with the celebrity photogs. "I just [want] people to know, I think in pictures I always look upset. It's because these cameras are following me. I just think it's really kind of unfair," she shared in a September video blog.

"I know there are some people that maybe like that attention, but I'm not one of them. I really just want to be able to go on walks and enjoy where I live. ... The paparazzi really frustrate me, and it makes me really upset that I'm being followed around by men that I don't know, and for anyone else, it would be considered stalking. I don't know who those guys are. I don't know if they're good guys or bad guys. I don't necessarily care; I don't want anyone following me."

In spite of the unwanted media attention, Cyrus is already having a good 2011. She recently showed off her funny side as a host on "Saturday Night Live" and she has two flicks, "LOL" and "So Undercover," set for release this year.

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'Breaking Dawn' Cast Evacuated Due To Tsunami Warnings In Canada

Taylor Lautner and Kristen Stewart are reportedly among the cast and crew forced to leave Vancouver Island.
By Jocelyn Vena


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Taylor Lautner and Kristen Stewart, as well as the rest of the "Breaking Dawn" wolf pack cast and crew, have been evacuated from the set of the movie. The film, which is currently shooting in a Vancouver Island beach area in British Columbia, has been suspended for now due to tsunami advisories following the 8.9-magnitude earthquake that struck Japan early on Friday (March 11).

"Due to the tsunami advisory, filming of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn has been delayed," Summit Entertainment said in a statement to MTV News. "All cast and crew were evacuated to base camp. Everyone is safe and sound."

Tinsel Korey (who plays Emily, the girlfriend of wolf pack leader Sam), tweeted about the evacuation. "They're evacuating us 4 a tsumnani warning," she wrote. "If this this is my last my tweet. I love you. The end. Hugz. If this is the moment. Then I've lived a good life. And I'm thankful 4 everything I've been given. 1 love. I'm not trying 2 b dramatic!!! I'm just saying my peace. This is my truth right now. 1Love."

The news of the evacuation comes as more and more celebrities react to reports of the strongest recorded earthquake in Japan, which was followed by a tsunami. "Sending condolences to the people of Japan, particularly those who lost loved ones in the earthquake & tsunamis," President Obama, a Hawaii native, wrote. "U.S. stands ready to help."

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Valentine's Day Cakes

Look at these cute Valentine's Day cakes from the blog i am baker:

Click here for the Heart Cake tutorial.

And click here for the Rose Cake tutorial.

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New Treatment Center Encourages Clients to Rock Out on Premesis

Roll over Betty Ford and tell Promises the news. A new rehab center in South Central, Pennsylvania called Clarity Way is providing its clients the use of an in-house recording studio and a music therapist. So now drug-addled artists can try to get clean and be productive at the same time.
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Sports & Me

This is how I'll be during Sunday's football games.

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Lady Gaga's Scrapped Deal Leaves Target 'Surprised And Disappointed'

Gaga dissolved relationship with retail giant over reported political contributions made to antigay gubernatorial candidate.
By Jocelyn Vena


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Retail giant Target has issued a statement in reaction to the news that Lady Gaga has decided not to release an exclusive deluxe edition of Born This Way, due May 23, through the store as originally planned.

In a statement released to MTV News, Target explained that Gaga's reservations about working with the company came as a shock. Gaga had reportedly dissolved her relationship with the chain megastore after LGBT groups began investigating certain donations the store made, including a 2010 donation of corporate funds to MN Forward, a political action committee that supported antigay candidate Tom Emmer in his 2010 run for governor of Minnesota.

"We were very surprised and disappointed by the statements made by Lady Gaga's organization related to her partnership with Target," the company wrote. "Target remains committed to the LGBT community as demonstrated by our contributions to various LGBT organizations, our recently established Policy Committee to review our political giving and our respectful, inclusive workplace environment."

Gaga, an outspoken gay activist, had previously addressed concerns about Target's political leanings but hoped that they would be able to work to expand their LGBT horizons with her onboard.

"That discussion was one of the most intense conversations I've ever had in a business meeting," Gaga said. "Part of my deal with Target is that they have to start affiliating themselves with LGBT charity groups and begin to reform and make amends for the mistakes they've made in the past. ... Our relationship is hinged upon their reform in the company to support the gay community and to redeem the mistakes they've made supporting those [antigay] groups."

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Mel Gibson Welcomes Third Grandchild

Maybe things are looking up for Mel Gibson. After finally concluding a long-running court battle with ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva on Friday (March 11), the actor welcomed his third grandchild when his daughter Hannah gave birth to a baby boy this weekend.

"He was overwhelmed with emotion," a friend of the Beaver actor said. "He gets that way around babies...He was overjoyed."

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Lea Michele's "New Year's Eve" Excitement

Venturing away from her hit TV show to test her luck on the big screen, Lea Michele arrived for her first day of filming on the set of "New Year's Eve" in New York City on Monday (March 14).

Looking ever so overjoyed about the new gig, the "Glee" actress strutted through the Times Square locale clad in a colorful pea coat and jeans as she chatted with a few set workers prior to getting things underway.

Having arrived in the Big Apple from Los Angeles the previous day, Miss Michele quickly took to Twitter upon her initial day of filming, as she wrote, "I'm on set right now!!! So exciting!!!"

Lea also was among the many celebs voicing support for those recovering from the devastating earthquake, as she tweeted a few days prior, "So devastating to hear about the huge earthquake & tsunami [in] Japan. My thoughts and prayers are with everyone there."

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30 Seconds To Mars, Arcade Fire Lead MTV's Musical March Madness

Linkin Park and Foo Fighters also nab #1 seeds in our second annual tournament — vote for your favorite!
By James Montgomery


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It's finally here. After 12 solid months of endless debate, speculation, open campaigning and a whole lot of accusatory e-mails from Tokio Hotel fans, at long last, we have reached the tip-off of MTV's 2011 Musical March Madness tournament. Get ready for a bit of band bracketology that pits the 64 acts that matter most in rock against one another, with ultimate glory (and a really nice trophy) on the line.

So, after a yearlong wait, which bands got their golden tickets punched and which were left hoping for a lousy NIT invite?

Check out our full Musical March Madness bracket here.

If your favorite band made the cut, it's up to you to get them through to the next round by voting for them early and often. You can do that starting Monday afternoon (March 14), when voting on first-round matchups begins on the Newsroom blog. Polls will remain open until midnight on Sunday, when we'll reveal which bands survived.

Vote for your favorite bands now over on the Newsroom blog.

But before you vote, you should probably acquaint yourself with the full field of 64 bands, which is why we brought in CSPN sports analysts Dick Bagwell and Vincent Twice (a.k.a. Ryland Blackinton and Alex Suarez from Cobra Starship) to break down the 2011 MMM tourney in their own, uh, unique way.

Much like the actual NCAA tournament, our Musical March Madness runs until April 5, when we'll unveil our grand champion — and it probably would help if you campaigned for your favorite band on Twitter, using the hashtag #MMM.

Of course, if a band you love didn't make the cut, we hope you'll still vote anyway. Or, at the very least, air your grievances in the comments below. And so, without further ado, let the Madness begin. Here's a look at the 64 bands competing for the 2011 MMM title:

The #1 Seeds
Foo Fighters: Time-tested progenitors of meat-and-potatoes alt rock, the Foos land the #1 seed in the equally meaty (and potato-y) Midwest region. Dormant for a few years, they've returned with Wasting Light,, a take-no-prisoners missive that, they hope, will help them recapture past glories. With their long and storied history, the Foos are sort of the Musical March Madness equivalent of UCLA, which means Dave Grohl is MMM's John Wooden. Can they add another championship banner to the rafters?

30 Seconds to Mars: Jared Leto and company grab the #1 seed in the West region thanks in no small part to the slow-burn success of their This Is War album, which, despite being released nearly 16 months ago, continues to churn out rock-radio staples. Angered by their controversial overtime loss to My Chemical Romance in last year's Sweet 16 — and buoyed by a fanatic fanbase — 30STM enter the 2011 MMM with a sizable chip on their shoulders, making them capable of beating anyone, anywhere. They're a bit of a hybrid band, adept at pounding the ball down low but more comfortable in the open court, which makes them like John Calipari's old slash-and-burn Memphis squads, or San Diego State this year. Could this be the year they take the title?

Arcade Fire: Big-boned balladeers who bullied their way to a #1 seed in the erudite East region, the Arcade Fire enter the 2011 tournament as perhaps the nation's hottest band, riding a winning streak that saw them score a #1 debut with The Suburbs and shock the world by snagging the Album of the Year Grammy from Eminem and Lady Gaga. Simply put, they've forgotten how to lose, a fact that, when coupled with their insane bench depth (since there are, like, eight people in the band), could make them the toughest out in the tourney. They most definitely run the Princeton offense, just in case you were wondering.

Linkin Park: Former bruising nu-metallers now reinvented as sonically adventurous artistes, Linkin Park nab the #1 seed in the South region (for reasons unclear, the Selection Committee decided to make them leave their West Coast enclave). Though they've certainly got the power and the championship pedigree, LP seem too frequently plagued by inconsistency — check the mixed reaction to A Thousand Suns — which is certainly a byproduct of their brave decision to remake themselves. Of course, it makes them like those old Bob Huggins-coached Cincinnati squads, or UConn this year. If they can put it all together, this is a dangerous band indeed.

Midwest
The so-called "flyover states" get a bracket positively brimming with rock-radio heavyweights bands, including the Foos, #4 the Black Keys, #5 Neon Trees, #7 Avenged Sevenfold and #9 Disturbed (broad generalizations are sort of par for the course in MMM). Last year's champs, Coheed and Cambria, end up here as a shocking #6, and they'll face a tough first-round test in #11 Crystal Bowersox. Other potential barn-burners include #4 Rise Against versus #13 Pete Wentz, and the Trees vs. #12 Patrick Stump, the results of which could lead to a second-round death match between two former Fall Out Boy mates. Not sure how Taylor Swift ended up as a #10, but she's got her work cut out for her against Avenged Sevenfold. Possible sleepers? We like #3 Vampire Weekend, a band no one is talking about, even though they probably should be.

(1) Foo Fighters vs. (16) The Damned Things
(2) The Black Keys vs. (15) Bret Michaels
(3) Vampire Weekend vs. (14) Bright Eyes
(4) Rise Against vs. (13) Pete Wentz
(5) Neon Trees vs. (12) Patrick Stump
(6) Coheed and Cambria vs. (11) Crystal Bowersox
(7) Avenged Sevenfold vs. (10) Taylor Swift
(8) Dave Matthews Band vs. (9) Disturbed

West
A bracket loaded with talent (for the second straight year, it's probably the toughest field in the entire tournament), topped by 30STM but also featuring titans like #2 Blink-182, #3 Green Day, #6 U2 and #7 the Red Hot Chili Peppers. The Panic! at the Disco/ Avril Lavigne matchup has all the markings of a classic, as does the 8/9 contest, which pits Pearl Jam against Train. Oh, and don't sleep on #14 Adam Lambert, who proved in last year's tournament that his fans definitely get out and vote. We actually like him as the favorite against Green Day. Other under-the-radar acts that could do well here, like #4 Florence and the Machine and #11 Ke$ha, both of whom are looking to win one for the ladies.

(1) 30 Seconds to Mars vs. (16) Yellowcard
(2) Blink-182 vs. (15) All Time Low
(3) Green Day vs. (14) Adam Lambert
(4) Florence and the Machine vs. (13) Brandon Flowers
(5) Panic! at the Disco vs. (12) Avril Lavigne
(6) U2 vs. (11) Ke$ha
(7) Red Hot Chili Peppers vs. (10) Death Cab for Cutie
(8) Pearl Jam vs. (9) Train

East
Last year, I described the East as "the intellectual enclave," and in 2011, it still features plenty of bands that make the blogs go buzz — Arcade Fire, #2 Radiohead, #4 the Strokes, #14 Panda Bear and #15 TV on the Radio. But, for the first time, the East has also been inundated with brawling, rock-radio bruisers, including #3 My Chemical Romance (playing close to their spiritual home of New Jersey), #6 Cage the Elephant and #11 Rage Against the Machine. Who will come out on top? Our money's on MCR, who made it to the championship game last year, though #12 Phish also advanced deep last year, and you'd be foolish to overlook the power of #8 Coldplay or the chart-topping prowess of #9 Cake or #10 the Decemberists too. Also, the Arcade Fire/ Sum 41 matchup — we're dubbing it "The Battle for Canada" — should be an absolute barn-burner. Or whatever they call a barn in Canada.

(1) Arcade Fire vs. (16) Sum 41
(2) Radiohead vs. (15) TV on the Radio
(3) My Chemical Romance vs. (14) Panda Bear
(4) The Strokes vs. (13) MGMT
(5) Phoenix vs. (12) Phish
(6) Cage the Elephant vs. (11) Rage Against the Machine
(7) Owl City vs. (10) the Decemberists
(8) Coldplay vs. (9) Cake

South
An odd mix of bands actually from the South — the 4/13 matchup, which pits the Kings of Leon against Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, is basically the battle for Southern supremacy — bands who probably should be from the South (#6 Kid Rock, #3 Mumford & Sons), and bands that have absolutely no affiliation to the region whatsoever (pretty much everyone else). Still, the Selection Committee had to put them somewhere and, in doing so, has created a bushel-load of intriguing first-round matchups, including #2 Muse vs. #15 Cobra Starship, Mumford vs. #14 Tokio Hotel (our apologies in advance to Mr. Mumford and his Sons), Kid Rock vs. #11 Adele and #5 Paramore vs. #12 No Doubt. We honestly have no idea how this bracket is going to shake out, and we can't wait to watch the carnage unfold.

(1) Linkin Park vs. (16) Sleigh Bells
(2) Muse vs. (15) Cobra Starship
(3) Mumford & Sons vs. (14) Tokio Hotel
(4) Kings of Leon vs. (13) Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
(5) Paramore vs. (12) No Doubt
(6) Kid Rock vs. (11) Adele
(7) Weezer vs. (10) My Morning Jacket
(8) R.E.M. vs. (9) Hinder

Did your favorites make the cut? Sound off about the bracket in the comments below!

MTV's Musical March Madness Tournament is back! Voting on all first-round matchups begins this afternoon on the Newsroom blog and continues until Sunday. All winners are determined by your votes, so if your favorite act made the cut, it'll be up to you to guide them to glory. You can rally the troops on Twitter using the hashtag #MMM — but get ready, it's gonna be a war.

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