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People are really over Justin Bieber, so much so that they are signing a petition to get him deported back to Canada! According to Entertainment Weekly, more than 100,000 people have signed a “We the People” petition to get the White House to review the possibility of getting Bieber out of the United States. You can tell people are really tired of Bieber’s antics since the petition was only created a week ago, and already it’s passed the 100,000 signature threshold. Bieber is described in the petition as “threatening the safety of our people” and is also “a terrible influence on our nation’s youth.” Since the signature threshold has been  [ Read More ]

Quentin Tarantino Django Unchained

Quentin Tarantino’s next project was supposed to be the western “The Hateful Eight,” but unfortunately for Tarantino fans, that movie now won’t see the light of day. The film isn’t being shelved for regular movie-making reasons, such as finding the right stars or having enough money. It’s being shelved because someone thought it was a good idea to leak the script. According to Entertainment Weekly, a source close to the director has confirmed that the film’s screenplay was leaked, leading to the decision to shelve the film. Tarantino himself told Deadline that he found out about the leak when his agent, Mike Simpson, started getting calls from other agents wanting  [ Read More ]

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Beyoncé Writes Essay on Gender Equality

Posted by monique On January - 13 - 2014 0 Comment
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There are a lot of people who are vying for gender equality, but one of the most high-profile is Beyoncé, who has now used her star power to help highlight the issues facing both women and men. According to Entertainment Weekly, Beyoncé has written an essay for The Shriver Report, a “groundbreaking investigation into the millions of women who are doing it all and barely scraping by[.]” The report “combines research, analysis and ideas from the nation’s top academic institutions and think tanks, essays by leading thinkers, stories of real women struggling with our modern economy, and a comprehensive poll.” And now, the report includes the likes of King Bey  [ Read More ]

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Actor James Avery of Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Fame Dead at 65

Posted by Karen Benardello On January - 1 - 2014 0 Comment
Actor James Avery of The Fresh Prince Fame Dead at 65

Actor James Avery, who is most well-known for playing Uncle Phil on the hit 1990s NBC sitcom, “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air,” died yesterday from complications of open heart surgery. The television performer, who was also known for writing television scripts for PBS in the beginning of his career, was 65. After Avery served in the military during the Vietnam War between 1968 and 1969, the actor moved to San Diego, California. While there, he began writing the scripts for the non-profit public broadcaster. The Atlantic City native also wrote poetry for PBS, including the Emmy Award-winning production, “Ameda Speaks: Poet James Avery,” ABC is reporting. While receiving acclaim  [ Read More ]

Fast & Furious Actor Paul Walker Dies in Car Crash

Posted by Karen Benardello On December - 1 - 2013 0 Comment
Fast & Furious Actor Paul Walker Dies in Car Crash

Paul Walker, who has garnered fame for appearing in five of the six released ‘Fast & Furious’ films since the original movie was released in 2001, died yesterday in a car crash at the age of 40. The actor’s publicist, Ame van Iden, confirmed his death, but wasn’t able to elaborate beyond the official statements posted on his official Twitter and Facebook accounts. Walker was a passenger in his friend’s 2005 Porsche Carrera GT, as they were headed to a charity event for his organization, Reach Out Worldwide. The event was being held in the community of Valencia in Santa Clarita, California, about 30 miles north of Hollywood. The event  [ Read More ]

Twerking Fail Video A Hoax Created By Jimmy Kimmel

Posted by monique On September - 10 - 2013 0 Comment
Jimmy Kimmel Twerking Fail Video Hoax

It’s probably still hard to believe, but the viral video of a woman twerking on camera for her boyfriend–which lead to her falling into a table and catching on fire–wasn’t real. It was created by the last person anyone would have expected–Jimmy Kimmel. The woman in the video was a guest on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Monday night and at first, it was assumed she was skyping in from her location in her apartment. But, she unbenknownst to the audience, she was actually behind a curtain on stage. The audience was later surprised to find out that the woman is a stuntwoman and was asked to do the video for Kimmel.  [ Read More ]

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Alki David Charlie Sheen Celebrity Boxing

Billionaire founder of FilmOn.com, Alki David, wants his money back, and he’ll step into the ring to do it! Last year, David lent actor Charlie Sheen $50,000 when Sheen needed it, and now it’s time for David to get it back. As a way to get his money back, David is challenging Sheen to step into the boxing ring. If Sheen wins, he’ll be able to keep the money. If David wins, he’ll donate the money to charity. “This will be a great match for charity and Alki wants his money back. He helps people out all the time,” said Celebrity Boxing founder Damon Feldman. “Charlie has the money. This  [ Read More ]

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A man was taken to the hospital by air ambulance to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center California after a terrifying attempt for attention went wrong. The accident was broadcast live on KILM Los Angeles. Bustillos is currently in critical condition. John Bustillos, aka Crazyboy, a regular Battlecam.com member, had his friends set him on fire in order to gain a spot in the upcoming “Battlecam House 2,” a reality game show in which contestants live through horrible experiences in order to win votes from the audience and the big title of house champion. Bustillos’ friend, going by the name “BAMBAM310″ said to Battlecam site administrators that Bustillos had burns to his  [ Read More ]

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Monster Wake Up Call

Do you feel like the job you’re currently employed at isn’t the right fit for you? Because you feel disconnected, undervalued or just plain bored, do you feel like you’re putting your mind on cruise control while at work? Well, you just might need a wake up call. Monster.com has created this very funny “Wake Up Call” video with Brian Baumgartner about pranking ordinary people who are obviously bored with their current 9-to-5 jobs. You can take a look at the video either by clicking here or scrolling down to watch it below the post. While the video is very amusing, it will certainly remind you that if you want  [ Read More ]

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Mariah Carey Dream Big Contest

Mariah Carey is debuting her newest fragrance, “Mariah Carey Dreams,” and if you’re a huge fan, Carey is giving you the chance to speak with her in a special Google+ Hangout session thanks to “Dream Big” Contest! If you’d like to enter in the contest, here’s what you’ve got to do: 1. Submit a photo and caption depicting your biggest dream that has come true by Friday, March 17th at 11:59pm o Enter at Mariah Carey’s Facebook page’s “Dream Big” tab 2. 30 finalists will be selected to compete for the chance to have a Google+ hangout with Mariah o Each finalist will receive a 1.7 fl.oz. EDP of Mariah  [ Read More ]

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Man-Of-Steel-Walmart-Tickets

You can get tons of stuff from Walmart already, ranging from groceries to tires to bank statements, but even with the ridiculous availability the chain has to offer, you still couldn’t buy movie tickets…until now. According to The Hollywood Reporter and, of course, Walmart, the big box-store chain is now providing its customers with tickets to an early screening of “Man of Steel.” According to the article, Walmart has partnered with Warner Bros. to exclusively sell tickets to a screening of the film the night before the film officially opens in theaters. Tickets for the June 13 screening will go on sale at 8 am May 18 in more than  [ Read More ]

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Roger Ebert Dies At 70

Posted by monique On April - 4 - 2013 0 Comment
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Roger Ebert has died at the age of 70, according to various outlets. Earlier this week, Ebert announced that the cancer he had battled before had returned and that he would be taking a “leave of presence,” which he described as his “not going anywhere,” but to write select reviews and leave other reviews to writers he most admired while he recuperated. At the time of his online announcement, Ebert still had several projects he was involved in, including a Kickstarter campaign to revive his TV show “At the Movies.” Ebert rose to fame when he and Chicago Tribune movie critic Gene Siskel traded critiques and banter on “Siskel and  [ Read More ]

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Kid President White House

We’re closing out on April Fools’ Day, but there’s still a little time to do more pranks. That’s good news to some, but for others, its torture. A lot of people, including me, hate April Fools’ Day. A day full of practical jokes isn’t the most pleasant holiday, especially if you’re extremely gullible (like me). But, everyone loves Kid President, right? Well, if you’re a big fan of the pint-sized YouTube star, you will love what I think is the best April Fools’ prank I’ve seen today. Well, I can’t really call it a true prank since it’s also an uplifting and funny video. The White House enlisted the help  [ Read More ]

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Alki David

There’s more to discuss concerning FilmOn’s Alki David and his Aereo/Aero court case. According to The Hollywood Reporter, a California judge has denied without prejudice Aereo’s motion for a temporary restraining order against David and his use of Aero. The trademark infringement lawsuit, which was filed last week, contains Aereo’s opinion on the matter. “The public’s opinion, attitude and impression of Aereo will likely be irreparably harmed by Defendants’ unauthorized services or advertising in such circumstances,” the motion states. The motion goes on to say that harm to Aereo will increase each day “misconduct” is permitted to continue. Aereo, owned by FilmOn competitor Barry Diller, can try for a motion  [ Read More ]

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Nick Clegg

British students who want their tuition paid might just have to run around naked. According to the Student Times, FilmOn founder and CEO Alki David is offering to pay the tuition fees of any full-time student who can provide video of themselves streaking in front of Deputy PM Nick Clegg. The reason for the “streak bounty” comes from David’s re-location to London and wants to help students who are suffering from the Coalition Government’s recent political move. “Many users of our social networking platform are students who are bitterly disappointed that the cap on tuition fees has been removed by the Coalition Government,” he said. “We intend to ease the  [ Read More ]

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