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MAROON 5 singer ADAM LEVINE married Victoria's Secret model BEHATI PRINSLOO Saturday night in Mexico, and JONAH HILL performed the ceremony. Guests included Robert Downey Jr. and Jason Segel . . . plus Maroon 5 members. The reception featured a performance by STEVIE NICKS, who's mentoring Adam's team on "The Voice".
This kind of vampire cross-connection could be dangerous: "Twilight" star NIKKI REED is apparently dating "Vampire Diaries" star IAN SOMERHALDER.
JAMES GARNER passed away at his home in California on Saturday night, at the age of 86. He died of natural causes. He was best known for his starring roles on "The Rockford Files" and "Maverick", and more recently in the movie "The Notebook".
Former child actress SKYE MCCOLE BARTUSIAK passed away on Saturday at the age of 21. There's no word on a cause of death . . . but her mother says she'd suffered epileptic seizures since she was a baby. Skye played MEL GIBSON'S young daughter in the 2000 movie "The Patriot".
CASEY KASEM'S kids now say Casey's widow Jean removed his body from a Washington state funeral home, and they don't know where it is. If Jean did remove the body, she did it in defiance of the law.
Beyonce could be jumping on board the "50 Shades of Grey" phenomenon. The superstar is teasing her possible involvement in the upcoming film with an Instagram video, which seems to feature a version of her song "Crazy In Love." The song plays over what appears to be short clips from the highly anticipated movie adaptation of the popular erotic romance novel by E.L. James. The video posted to Beyonce's page show the "50 Shades" title, and also teases that a full trailer for the movie will arrive on Thursday. Speculation is brewing that Beyonce could be contributing to the soundtrack, although the star has yet to officially confirm the rumor. "Fifty Shades of Grey," starring Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey, will hit theaters on Valentine's Day weekend 2015.
"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" topped the box office for a second week after making another $36 million this weekend. Its closest competition was from the "Purge" sequel, which made $28.4 million in 2nd place. "Planes: Fire & Rescue" made $18 million at #3 . . . and the JASON SEGEL-CAMERON DIAZ comedy "Sex Tape" was kind of a bust, bringing in just $15 million in 4th place.
Jason Biggs is now apologizing for an ill-timed joke about Thursday's Malaysian Airlines disaster. The "American Pie" actor originally fired back at critics with a series of profanity-filled tweets but has since deleted those and his initial offending tweet about the tragedy. In a four-part apology on Twitter, Biggs said he was sending positive thoughts to the victims and their families sharing that he now realizes that his comments may have come off as "insensitive" and "ill-timed." Biggs, who stars in the critically-acclaimed Netflix hit "Orange Is The New Black," initially tweeted a joke that asked, "Anyone wanna buy my Malaysian Airlines frequent flier miles?"
The tweet came just an hour after it was reported that Malaysian Airline Flight 17 may have been shot down by a missile over the Eastern Ukraine. All 295 people on board the flight are believed to be dead.
There was another big change in the Marvel universe this week. Steve Rogers won't be Captain America anymore. He lost his super powers, and his friend Sam Wilson . . . who used to be The Falcon . . . will be taking over for him.
The cast of "Two and A Half Men" is prepping for a gay wedding. The chairman of CBS told reporters that ASHTON KUTCHER and JON CRYER might get MARRIED on "Two and a Half Men" this season, so they can adopt a kid. Walden proposes to Alan, but we don't know if Alan says yes though. "Two and a Half Men's" final season begins on October 30th.
The "MTV Video Music Award" nominees were announced yesterday, and BEYONCÉ leads the way with eight nominations. IGGY AZALEA and EMINEM were next with seven apiece. This year's ceremony goes down on Sunday, August 24th. Voting is open now at: VMA.MTV.com.
Britney Spears is showing her generosity after making headlines for accidentally forgetting to pay a restaurant bill. The pop star supposedly walked out on the check by mistake after a lunch date with her boyfriend at a Los Angeles-area Cheesecake Factory earlier this week. TMZ says she's now making amends for her forgetfulness. A source tells the site Britney's people returned to the chain restaurant to pay the 30-dollar tab, and also gave the waitress who served the singer a 100-dollar tip.
Britney Spears says she feels "horrible" after forgetting to pay for a meal at the Cheesecake Factory earlier this week. The pop princess and her boyfriend David Lucado were photographed all smiles at the restaurant in Thousand Oaks, California, clutching doggie bags on their way out. But apparently they'd left behind a check for about 30-dollars at their table inside. Britney's rep tells TMZ there's a simple explanation behind the accidental dine-and-dash. Britney had supposedly asked one of her security guards to take care of the bill for her, but it was never handled.
Drake hosted the Espys last night. He even made nice with Chris Brown in a skit.
Former MU player, Michael Sam was awarded the Arthur Ashe Award For Courage for bravely being the first active openly gay NFL player.
"Us" magazine thinks SEAN PENN and CHARLIZE THERON have a busy summer planned. Supposedly, they're going to get married in South Africa where they're shooting a movie . . . oh, and they're also going to adopt a baby, quote, "shortly after saying their vows."
Rumor has it SHAKIRA is pregnant again. She and her boyfriend Gerard Pique also have an 18-month-old son named Milan.
SIA just earned her first #1 album with "1000 Forms of Fear" selling 52,000 copies.
There's footage of CHARLIE SHEEN showing up drunk at a Taco Bell drive-thru last week, walking up to a couple's car, and talking to them through their window. And just in case there was any confusion about whether or not he was drunk, he cleared that up by telling them, quote, "Sorry I'm so [bleeping] HAMMERED." His rep noted that he was NOT driving though.
The video has profanity so I won't post it but here is the link: http://youtu.be/Knxz4DLQzUsTE
One of Marvel Comics' most iconic superheroes is undergoing a sex change. Marvel announced on ABC's "The View" Tuesday that the hammer-wielding "God of Thunder" will now be a woman. The actual Thor gets severely injured and becomes unworthy of his hammer . . . so a female steps up as his successor. This doesn't necessarily mean the "Thor" or "Avengers "MOVIES are changing though. Series writer Jason Aaron emphasizes that "This not "She-Thor," "Lady Thor," or "Thorita." He says this the Thor of the Marvel Universe. The new Thor storyline launches in October.
NICK LACHEY and VANESSA MINNILLO are expecting their second child together . . . a girl. They made the announcement in a photo on Twitter, showing their 22-month old son walking on a beach, with "It's a Girl" written in the sand.
(photo courtesy of Hollywoodlife.com)
CARRIE UNDERWOOD is back for her second year performing the theme to "Sunday Night Football". She also shot a new sequence with about a dozen NFL players . . . and a trailer from that will be showing in 19,000 movie theaters starting July 25th. "Sunday Night Football" premieres September 7th.
HALLE BERRY'S new sci-fi show "Extant" is #1 in the primetime ratings with 9.6 million viewers. The series premiere of the NBC sitcom "Welcome to Sweden" had 3.5 million, and "The Strain" debuted with 3 million on FX.
Sunday's World Cup final was the most talked about single sports event in Facebook history. 88 million people had more than 280 million "interactions" related to the game, which includes status updates, comments and likes.
Drake will help honor the biggest names in sports at tonight's ESPY Awards live from Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre at 8pm.
Garth Brooks is launching his upcoming tour in Chicago. The country superstar unveiled the opening city for his long awaited trek through Georgia fan Andy Roberts, who made the big reveal Monday afternoon with kids at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Brooks is expected to offer additional details, including the date and venue today.
Ponch and Jenny Matthews are very sad...The curtain will fall on the Broadway musical based on the songs of the late Tupac Shakur. Producers of "Holler If Ya Hear Me" have announced that the show will close this coming Sunday, July 20th after only one month on stage.
Jenny McCarthy is lining up her next talking gig after confirming her exit from ABC's "The View" last week. McCarthy will host her own weekly, hour-long satellite radio show on SiriusXM titled "Dirty, Sexy Funny with Jenny McCarthy." It's set to begin a limited run this Wednesday. She says she'll use her new show to showcase female stand-up comediennes and converse with celebrity guests such as Chelsea Handler, Perez Hilton and her fiancé Donnie Wahlberg.
Ariana Grande is saying her goodbyes to Cat Valentine, the character she played for four years on Nickelodeon's "Victorious," and later, "Sam & Cat." The actress-turned-singer tweeted a letter to her fans, after the network announced the cancellation of "Sam & Cat" on Sunday. The singer failed to mention her co-star Jennette McCurdy, fueling rumors that a contract dispute between the two caused the show to end. Earlier this year, Jennette blasted the network on Twitter after boycotting its Kids' Choice Awards and was also caught up in a nude photo scandal. The fate of the show had been on the rocks since then. "Sam & Cat's" finale episode airs on Thursday.
Comic book spoiler alert!!!!! Archie DIES in the next issue of his comic book. It happens in the "Archie" spin-off comic book series called "Life with Archie" where he's an adult. And in the second-to-last issue . . . which comes out tomorrow . . . he jumps in front of a bullet to save his best friend, who's a senator pushing for more gun control.
New on DVD Today: "Rio 2" . . . starring Anne Hathaway and Jesse Eisenberg as the rare, exotic blue birds, Jewel and Blu, who go into the Amazon jungle to track down more of their species.
and "Mandatory Fun", Weird Al Yankovic...It includes parodies of Iggy Azalea's"Fancy", Lorde's"Royals", Robin Thicke's"Blurred Lines", Imagine Dragons'"Radioactive" and this song which has a video starring KC's own, Eric Stonestreet from Modern Family:
Sin City is getting ready for the KISS Army. "USA Today" says the veteran rock band will set up residency at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas. The first show is set for November 5th. Tickets start at around 50 dollars a seat, and go on sale this Friday.
TRACY MORGAN checked out of a rehab facility over the weekend. He's recovering from a car crash last month that killed one person and injured four. Tracy also just filed a lawsuit against Walmart, because it was one of their trucks that crashed into the back of his limo, and the driver allegedly hadn't slept for over 24 hours.
Some outraged Facebook users think Steven Spielberg is a dinosaur poacher. It started when someone posted a satirical picture of the famed "Jurassic Park" director sitting in front of a mechanical Triceratops. The photo was meant to poke fun at the recent controversy surrounding a Texas teen who liked to post pictures of herself with the rare African animals she killed. The Spielberg photo soon went viral thanks to users who thought he was actually posing next to his "trophy kill." One commenter wrote, "I just reported this picture. I hope you all can join me in stopping these cowards."
CHRISTOPHER WALKEN will play Captain Hook in NBC's live rendition of "Peter Pan" the musical on December 4th. Christopher was in the film versions of "Hairspray" and "Jersey Boys" and has a well-known love for DANCING. NBC still hasn't announced who's playing Peter or Wendy.
Fans of Netflix's "Orange Is The New Black" are breathing a sigh of relief after an internet rumor claimed the show's third season was being cancelled. After fans voiced their disappointment on social media, a message appeared on the series' official Twitter feed denying the rumor. It also said that whoever started the rumor "will be spending some time" in solitary confinement.
"Jersey Shore" star Jenni "JWoww" Farley is the proud mother of a baby girl. JWoww's fiance Roger Mathews took to Twitter to announce the birth of Meilani Alexandra Mathews on Sunday. A rep for JWoww tells E! News that both baby and mother are "happy and healthy."
Nickelodeon has canceled ARIANA GRANDE'S show "Sam & Cat" after just one season.
"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" was the only new movie in theaters this weekend, so it easily took the #1 spot with $73 million. It also did much better than "Rise of the Planet of the Apes", which made just under $55 million in 2011.
HBO's hit fantasy series, Game of Thrones has this year's most Emmy nominations -- at 19 -- including for best Drama. Coming off his stint as drug dealer Walter White, Bryan Cranston and supporting star Aaron Paul are both up for Emmys. The final season of AMC's "Breaking Bad" scores a total 16 nominations. "Orange is the New Black" star Taylor Schilling is up for best actress as the Netflix comedy earned 12 Emmy nominations. "House of Cards" has 13, including best acting nominees Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright. FX miniseries "Fargo" scored 18 Emmy nods. As for reality programming, NBC's singing competition "The Voice" has ten nominations.
Laverne Cox is taking her place in the Emmy history books. The "Orange Is The New Black" star is now the first-ever openly transgender actress to be nominated for an Emmy. She's up for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her breakout role as Sophia Burst on the Netflix series. Earlier this year, Laverne was the first transgender person to make the cover of "Time" magazine.
Seth Meyers will host this year's Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on August 25th. The show will air live coast-to-coast on NBC.
Garth Brooks' comeback includes an embrace of technology. The country superstar has been a digital holdout, and hasn't made his music available for download. Brooks doesn't offer a launch date for his digital music sales, but anticipates having material available for download by the end of the month. The singer's reluctance to offer his music digitally stems from his objections to how online retailers -- like iTunes -- sell music. He has said he doesn't like their practice of allowing buyers to dismantle albums and just download a few select tracks. Brooks' digital launch was one of several announcements the singer made at a Nashville press conference on Thursday. He also confirmed that he'll be touring, and will unveil specifics in a few days. Garth added that he's working on a new album that will likely arrive in November.
Jimmy Kimmel is welcoming a new daughter. The late-night talk show host announced the news on Twitter Thursday. He tweeted, "Congratulations to my beautiful and very tough wife Molly on delivering our baby girl this morning." A rep for the couple tells "People" that they've named their first child together Jane. The 46-year-old funnyman thanked his followers for their well wishes, joking "Turns out, not ALL tweets are mean" -- a nod to his ongoing "Mean Tweets" gag on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." Jimmy's wife Molly is the head writer of his ABC late-night program. The two were married last summer. The comedian has a son and a daughter from a previous marriage as well.
The seventh installment of the "Fast & Furious" films has wrapped up filming. Filmmakers made the announcement on the film's official Facebook page Thursday. In the message they thanked fans for their support and credited them with keeping the film alive following the death of star Paul Walker last November. They also praised Vin Diesel for moving the "Fast & Furious" team forward when they needed it most. Paul's brothers, Caleb and Cody, were also singled out for helping them "complete his work." The filmmakers also acknowledged that the "Fast & Furious" family "won't ever quite be whole again without Paul." "Fast & Furious 7" is set to arrive on April 3rd, 2015.