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Not much was off-limits during the Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber. The pre-taped event aired Monday night with Roast Master Kevin Hart and roasters Jeff Ross, Natasha Leggero, Pete Davidson, Shaquille O'Neal, Snoop Dogg, Ludacris, Chris D'Elia, Hannibal Buress, Martha Stewart and a little extra roasting from surprise guest Ron Burgundy, a.k.a. Will Ferrell.
At the end of it all, Bieber stepped up to the mic and took a little revenge by cracking jokes about all of his Roasters. But he also got serious. He apologized for some of his bad choices, thanked the fans for sticking with him, and said he's excited about being someone they can be proud of in the future.
Rapper-actor Ludacris and supermodel Chrissy Teigen will share hosting duties at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday May 17th from Las Vegas live on ABC.
And speaking of Ludacris… his new album, "Ludaversal" drops today.
Christina Aguilera will be performing at the upcoming Academy of Country Music Awards. The move comes as fans wait to see Christina as a guest star on the ABC drama "Nashville," on April 15th, the same week of the ACM Awards, which are set to take place in Arlington, Texas and air on CBS on April 19th.
The fifth season finale of "The Walking Dead" attracted an audience of 15.8 MILLION.
On "Dancing with the Stars" last night, judge BRUNO TONIOLIinsultedCHARLOTTE MCKINNEY's intelligence, telling her she's never going to win the Nobel Prize for quantum physics. She also ended up being sent home.
As expected, NBC's next live musical will be "The Wiz". Yesterday, they announced that it'll premiere on December 3rd. There's no casting news yet.
Here's what's new on DVD today:
• "Interstellar" stars Matthew McConaughey, as a former NASA pilot sent to find a new world to colonize when the Earth becomes uninhabitable. Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, and Michael Caine are also in it.
• "Wild" stars Reese Witherspoon as an inexperienced backpacker who takes a 1,100 mile hike to get over the death of her mother and come to grips with all the mistakes she made in her life.
One Direction fans just might be getting their first sample of what former band member Zayn Malik is doing on his own. Producer Naughty Boy, who's working with Malik in the studio, posted a "Zayn Naughty Demo" called "I Won't Mind" on Sound Cloud Monday night. People.com says Naughty Boy posted the two-minute, 51-second song just a few hours after getting into a Twitter dispute with Malik's former bandmate Louis Tomlinson. Zayn announced his departure from One Direction last Wednesday.
The "Duck Dynasty" family's story is coming to the stage. "Duck Commander Musical" tells the true story of how Willie Robertson and his family came from obscurity in the Louisiana swampland to build a multi-million-dollar empire based on their duck hunting business. The 90-minute multi-media show includes music, film footage, and actors portraying Willie, his wife Korie, and other family members. "Duck Commander Musical" will have its world premiere at the Crown Theater at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on April 15th. Willie and Korie Robertson will discuss the musical on NBC's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Tuesday night.
It looks like Comedy Central has settled on a replacement for Jon Stewart. There are multiple reports out this morning that Trevor Noah has been tapped to take over as host of "The Daily Show" when Stewart leaves later this year. The 31-year-old Noah may be a new name and face for many, he's made just three appearances on the show. A formal announcement from the network is expected sometime today.
Taylor Swift is the big winner after this year's edition of the iHeartRadio Music Awards. She won three trophies at Sunday's event including Artist of the Year, and also got to play guitar for Madonna. Other winners included Sam Smith, 5 Seconds of Summer, Jason Aldean and Justin Timberlake, who was honored with the Innovator Award.
Oscar winner Angelina Jolie was a surprise guest Saturday when she showed up to claim her Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award for Favorite Villain for "Maleficent." She was there with her kids.
Before the awards…host, NICK JONAS spent Friday night crashing house parties . . . Nick is an investor in an alcohol delivery app called Saucey, and on Friday, he played delivery boy to several people in the L.A. area who used it. He rode along on about 10 deliveries over a four-hour period.
Jay Z will unveil plans today for his music streaming company Tidal. It is expected to cost about 20-bucks a month for a premium membership.
RIHANNA and JIM PARSONS beat WILL FERRELL and KEVIN HART at the box office this weekend. The animated movie"Home" pulled in $54 million and the prison comedy "Get Hard" came in second with $34.6 million. Last week's #1 movie,"Insurgent", rounds out the Top 3 with $22.1 million.
This is it for the fifth season of "The Walking Dead." The 90-minute finale aired Sunday night and featured several surprises, including a teaser for the show's spin-off, "Fear the Walking Dead." It will premiere this summer.
It's time for America to see Justin Bieber get roasted. The Comedy Central "Roast Of Justin Bieber" special airs
Kevin Hart is the host, and the roasters included Snoop Dogg, Ludacris, Shaquille O'Neal, Martha Stewart, and comedians Jeffrey Ross, Hannibal Buress, Chris D'Elia, Natasha Leggero, and Pete Davidson from "SNL".
by the way…JUSTIN BIEBER jumped onstage with ARIANA GRANDE during her show in Miami on Saturday and started singing "Love Me Harder" with her . . . until he forgot the words. After the song was over he apologized.
ZAYN MALIK has decided to drop out of ONE DIRECTION permanently. He says, quote, "After five years, I feel like it's now the right time for me to leave . . . I want to be a normal 22-year-old who's able to relax and have some private time out of the spotlight." The band will continue as a four-piece.
"Empire" co-stars TRAI BYERS and GRACE GEALEY are dating in real life. They even went to a wedding together recently. On the show, Trai plays Andre Lyon . . . and Grace plays Anika Calhoun, a.k.a. Boo Boo Kitty.
Meghan Trainor is now using more than just her voice to become an advocate for "that bass." The pop singer has signed on to become the face of the plus-sized fashion brand FullBeauty… an upscale online shopping destination for full-figured women. Meghan says she believes all women should "fully love who they are and how they look" and is "proud" to be teaming up with a company that shares her feelings.
KENDRICK LAMAR scored his first #1 album this week, with 363,000 copies of "To Pimp a Butterfly".
JON HAMM just got done with a stint in rehab for alcohol abuse. He checked himself into a place called Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, Connecticut back in February. He was there for 30 days. The second half of the seventh and final season of "Mad Men" begins on AMC a week from Sunday.
Celine Dion is opening up about her husband's battle with cancer on ABC's "Good Morning America." Celine says 73-year-old Rene Angelil needs her at home, explaining that he can only eat through a feeding tube and that she feeds him herself three times a day.
As the Lyon family battles for control over Empire on-screen, a battle is also brewing off-screen over the rights to the "Empire" name. Fox has reportedly filed a preemptive lawsuit against Empire Distribution to secure the title for its hit hip-hop drama series. The network claims the music distribution company sent over a letter suggesting that its use of the word "Empire" would confuse Empire Distribution's clients, artists and business partners. Fox wants the courts to declare that its "Empire" does not infringe on the distribution company's trademark rights.
Iggy Azalea is coming clean about some of her recent enhancements. In an interview with "Vogue," the "Fancy" emcee admitted to getting work done on her breasts about four months ago. Apparently, she was reluctant to come forward about going under the knife because she didn't want her young fans to be ashamed of their own bodies. However, she decided that it was better to be honest to her fans.
Van Halen will make its triumphant return to television next Monday when they take the stage on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." They'll also be back for a second performance on the ABC late-night show on Tuesday, followed by an appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" April 2nd. It coincides with the release of Van Halen's first live album with Roth. "Tokyo Dome Live in Concert" is due out March 31st. They've also announced a lengthy North American tour that will keep them busy this summer and fall.
Fox is bringing back "The X-Files" for a limited run, six-episode series. There's no airdate yet. And yes, DAVID DUCHOVNY and GILLIAN ANDERSON will be back as Mulder and Scully. Series creator Chris Carter is returning, too.
CHLOE SEVIGNY is returning for the fifth season of "American Horror Story" . . . "American Horror Story: Hotel". She was also in Season 2, "Asylum".
Here's the first trailer for the "Entourage" movie. It comes out June 5th.
James Corden may have just gotten the scoop on Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher's relationship status on the premiere episode of his "Late Late Show." Kunis hesitantly but seemingly confirmed her marriage to her former "That '70s Show" co-star and baby daddy on the Monday night episode. Now, this could have all been a joke . . . and "Us Weekly" claims it was, and Ashton and Mila are NOT married.
Actress Angelina Jolie says she had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed to protect herself against cancer. The Academy Award-winning actress and mother of six writes in a "New York Times" essay that she underwent surgery last week. The announcement comes two years after Jolie revealed that she had a double-mastectomy to prevent breast cancer. She writes that the blood test that indicated she had an 87-percent chance of developing breast cancer also showed she had a 50-percent of developing ovarian cancer. The 39-year-old actress's mother suffered with ovarian cancer for nearly a decade before dying at age 56.
Vin Diesel has named his newborn daughter Pauline, in honor of the late Paul Walker. The "Furious 7" actor claims he felt Paul's presence in the delivery room as his girlfriend was giving birth to their 3rd child on March 16th. . . He said quote, "There's no other person that I was thinking about as I was cutting this umbilical cord."
Jennifer Lawrence is moving on from her "X-Men" character Mystique. The Oscar winner told MTV News at the premiere of her new movie "Serena" over the weekend that her next appearance in "X-Men: Apocalypse" will be her last. "X-Men: Apocalypse" is due in theaters next year.
Redfoo from LMFAO and Emma Slater was the first couple eliminated on this season of "Dancing with the Stars."
Empire has the highest rated freshman finale since the finale of Grey’s Anatomy back in 2005. The new Fox drama drew 21.1 million viewers last Wednesday night.
Meanwhile…Mariah Carey is getting chummy with the cast and guest stars of "Empire." The diva posted a photo of a dinner date with Courtney Love and director Brett Ratner in Los Angeles on Saturday. Last week, Mariah performed at the Human Rights Campaign gala, where she was introduced by "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett…he plays Jamal. It's been rumored that she may be on board for the show's next season.
Here's what's new on DVD today:
• "The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies" . . . The third movie in the "Hobbit" trilogy covers the one-armed orc's final confrontation with Thorin Oakenshield, and the battle to defend the mountain and the dragon's unguarded treasure.
• "Into the Woods" . . . the fairy tale musical starring James Corden and Emily Blunt as a couple whose wish for a child of their own leads them on a quest to collect four spell ingredients for a witch played by Meryl Streep.
• "Unbroken" . . . the World War II movie directed by Angelina Jolie and based on a true story. It stars Jack O'Connell as an Olympic runner who survived being tortured as a Japanese P.O.W.
And just announced…Fifty Shades of Grey will be available on digital HD Friday May 1st and Blu Ray Combo Pack & DVD Friday May 8th…it will include the unrated edition.
Tonight on TV:
• The third season finale of "The Mindy Project" . . . on Fox.
• The fifth season finale of "Pretty Little Liars" . . . on ABC Family.
Donald Trump is again considering running for President. The real estate mogul is launching a presidential exploratory committee today. Trump is not renewing his contract as host of the NBC TV series "The Apprentice" Because he would have to give up his TV show if he becomes a candidate.
The Associated Press confused suspected killer Robert Durst with FRED DURST from LIMP BIZKIT . . . and it wasn't just a name mix-up, they actually reported that Robert was "the former frontman of Limp Bizkit." They later issued a correction, but they called Fred the "former frontman," when the band is still together. Robert Durst is the guy who was profiled on HBO's "The Jinx".
Ellen DeGeneres was on "Today", and she told Matt Lauer why she probably won't have kids.
The end could be near for "Fashion Police". Its return has been postponed until September. E! claims they're just taking a break to "refresh the show before the next awards season."
Speaking of fashion…Elton John photographed carrying Dolce & Gabbana shopping bag just days after singer calls for boycott of the fashion designers.
KENDALL and KYLIE JENNER are getting their own mobile game, just like their sister KIM KARDASHIAN. It'll be out later this year.
Fox's "Empire" isn't just on top of the TV ratings, it's music is also topping the charts. The soundtrack from the hip-hop drama series has debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 after banking 130-thousand sales in its first week in stores. "Empire" beat out the debut of Madonna's latest album, "Rebel Heart." The first season finale of "Empire" airs tonight on Fox.
You've never heard of Natalia Kills and Willy Moon, but they're judges on New Zealand's "X Factor". They're both pop stars in New Zealand, and they're married to each other. But they were FIRED this week, for really mean comments they made to a contestant on Sunday. Natalia got angry because the contestant dressed up like Willy for his audition .
Bruce Willis and Demi Moore were both in the audience last night to support their oldest daughter…Rumer Willis. The judges said she's the one to watch this season. She got a 32 out of 40, which was the night's highest score.
But it was army veteran Noah Galloway, who lost his left arm and leg after being hit by a roadside bomb in Iraq that brought us all to tears.
"Community" is back! The former NBC sitcom begins its sixth season today as a streaming serial on Yahoo.
Following Disney's live-action release of "Cinderella" this weekend comes word of a release date for the live-action take on "Beauty and the Beast." Scheduled to arrive in theaters March 17th, 2017, the new movie, based on the 1991 animated classic, will star Emma Watson as Belle, Dan Stevens as the Beast and Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts. Kevin Kline, Josh Gad and Luke Evans also have roles in the film.
BETTY WHITE will get a lifetime achievement award at the Daytime Emmys next month.