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On last night's "Dancing with the Stars", two couples were eliminated. The first pair sent packing was Robert Herjavec and Kym Johnson.

The other couple sent home last night was . . . Chris Soules and Witney Carson.

ASHTON KUTCHER renovated his boyhood home in Iowa as a Mother's Day gift to his mom . . . AND to promote, a home design website he bought into. He says, quote, "My mom has been the greatest influence in my life . . . anything I can do to say thank you is the right thing."

"Oops" she is doing it again and again, for at least three more months. Britney Spears is sticking around in Las Vegas for a little longer. The pop princess made a surprise visit to "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," where she had an announcement to make about her "Piece Of Me" show. "Piece Of Me" will now run at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino through October, November and December of 2015. Tickets for the next installment of newly revealed dates go on sale starting on May 9th.

It is a "Vision of Love" for Mariah Carey fans in Vegas. Carey and her "number ones" are taking center stage in Las Vegas tonight. The pop diva is opening her first residency show called "#1 To Infinity" at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace. The superstar will perform all 18 of the songs that have hit number one on the charts over the course of her career. She has a total of 18 shows lined up through the end of May. Mariah will also be making an appearance at the Billboard Music Awards, taking place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, on May 17th. Her latest compilation album "#1 To Infinity" will be released on May 18th.

Sam Smith has been forced to cancel more dates on his world tour. The British pop singer is suffering from a vocal cord hemorrhage, and on Tuesday, announced the cancellations of several concerts in Japan and the Philippines in addition to the ones cancelled in Australia last week.

and finally Ed Sheeran can always fall back on an acting career if this whole music thing doesn't work out for him. He made a cameo on last night's "Live" episode of NBC's Undateable.

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Ellen Albertini Dow: Actress Known for Rapping in 'The Wedding Singer' Dies at Age 101. She acted in many theatrical productions, as well as taught acting, for many years before beginning her film and television career in the 1980s.

The Kardashians are going to share their thoughts on Bruce Jenner's recent interview with Diane Sawyer. "E!" has announced a two-part special titled "Keeping Up With The Kardashians: About Bruce," to air on May 17th. "E!" is also planning an eight-part untitled series on Jenner's journey, which premieres July 26th.

The longest running scripted show in TV history is getting two more years. Fox Television announced Monday that "The Simpsons" would be renewed for seasons 27 and 28, which would allow the show to reach 625 total episodes. "The Simpsons" debuted in 1989 and has won 31 Emmys.

and finally...reason number 3,293 why we love Jimmy Fallon...

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Lot's of people are trying to cash in on the popularity Bruce Jenner is facing at the moment.  Unopened boxes of Wheaties with Bruce Jenner on the front are selling for hundreds of dollars on eBay.  The former Olympic champion graced the cereal boxes after his gold medal decathlon win in 1976.  After Jenner came out as transgender in a recent interview with ABC, one cereal box is seeing bids pass 250-dollars.  Another unopened box is up past 125-dollars.  Meanwhile, one Twitter user is even asking for 500-dollars for his unopened box.

The latest "Grey's Anatomy" plot twist is not sitting well with thousands who've signed an online petition.  At, a mega-fan is enlisting the TV show's creator, Shonda Rhimes, to bring back Dr. Derek Shepard.  More than 16-thousand people signed to support the idea of making McDreamy’ death a "dream."  Grey's Anatomy will air a special two-hour episode on Thursday  that will show how the rest of Seattle Grace is dealing with the aftermath of Derek's death.

It was an emotional and unexpected elimination on Monday night's "Dancing with the Stars."  "The Hunger Games" actress Willow Shields was sent home in "Era's Night," after she delivered an innovative, ninja-inspired dance admired by Len Goodman.

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MIRANDA LAMBERT won three trophies at last night's ACMs, including Top Female Artist.  LUKE BRYAN took home Entertainer of the Year, and JASON ALDEAN won Top Male Artist.
Bobby Brown is dropping a bombshell about the condition of his hospitalized daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown.  The singer was on stage in Dallas on Saturday when he told the crowd "Bobbi is awake" and "watching [him]."  The 22-year-old daughter of the late Whitney Houston has been in a rehabilitation center in Atlanta, after she was found unresponsive in her bathtub on January 31st. 

One of the emails hacked from Sony Entertainment is revealing a surprising fact about Ben Affleck.  Apparently, Affleck asked the PBS show, "Finding your Roots," to hide the fact that one of his ancestors owned slaves.
The episode aired last September, and it did not include any information about the mysterious ancestor.  PBS, however, has denied any censorship on their part.

Justin Timberlake is showing off his new son. He posted a shot of Jessica Biel holding baby Silas to his Instagram page on Sunday. 

 "Furious 7" has made history as the fastest movie EVER to hit $1 BILLION . . . reaching the mark just 17 days after it was released.  The previous record was 19 days.  It also topped the box office for a third straight weekend with $29.1 million . . .

"Paul Blart 2" debuted in 2nd place with $24 million . . . and the horror movie "Unfriended" rounded out the Top 3 with $16 million.

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Dennis Quaid's on-set meltdown video might have been a prank after all.  Yesterday, Funny or Die posted the supposed "full" version of what happened.    But no one has confirmed the original footage was a prank, and the weird thing is Funny or Die actually recreated the freakout . . . instead of using the original footage.   
(Content Warning: Language)

  SOFIA VERGARA's ex-fiancé Nick Loeb is suing her for the right to have a child from one of the fertilized eggs they had frozen when they were still together.  Sofia's friends say he only wants to have a kid with her so he can get child support.  Sofia is engaged to True Blood and Magic Mike star, JOE MANGANIELLO now.  
Speaking Sofia...she stars in a new movie with Reese Witherspoon called Hot Pursuit.  Tomorrow be Rocket and Teresa's first caller of the day at 6:20 to become our last finalist for a trip to L.A. for the premiere!

 Nicki Minaj fans are wondering about the status of her rumored romance with rapper Meek Mill.  The "Anaconda" rapper has sparked speculation about a possible engagement, after sending out a tweet using a diamond ring emoji.  Her tweet followed a photo on Instagram, that seems to show Nicki wearing a rock on her left ring finger.  Nicki and Meek have yet to officially go public with their relationship, but the two have been photographed together since February. 
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are reportedly making plans to keep their newborn son Silas out of the public eye.  A source close to the couple tells "Us Weekly" that they want to raise the boy from their home in Big Sky, Montana where he can grow up "out of the spotlight.
IMAX theaters around the country will be holding a special event this Monday for the release of the first trailer for the movie, "Batman vs. Superman." 

It's a big day today for Star Wars superfans.  A four-day celebration of the iconic films kicks off today in Anaheim, California.  It will include new footage of the next film in the series "The Force Awakens."  Fans are also expected to get a look at a new Star Wars video game.  The film series' seventh installment will hit theaters in December. 

Season 3 won’t even hit Netflix until June 12th but Orange is the New Black has already been renewed for a 4th season.

 Wiz Khalifa's emotional song from the "Furious 7" soundtrack is topping the charts this week.  "See You Again," featuring singer-songwriter Charlie Puth has hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, bringing an end to the 14-week run of Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars hit "Uptown Funk."  "See You Again" is now the most downloaded and most streamed song in the country.  Its video features footage from the long-running "Furious" franchise, and serves as a tribute to its late star Paul Walker.  The "Furious 7" soundtrack is also at number one on the album chart, making it the fourth soundtrack in a year to reach the top of the Billboard 200. 

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Missouri State University has officially canceled Nelly’s April 23rd concert following his recent arrest for felony drug possession. Meanwhile…the rapper is reaching out to his fans in a post on Instagram.   He writes that he "feels the need to take responsibility for [his] choices" when it comes to being "more aware of all the people [he] associates with and allows onto [his] property."  He adds that he's unable to speak about the legal specifics, but that "the last thing he would want" is to "compromise the respect and admiration of his friends, family and fans.

At 65 years of age, BILLY JOEL is going to be a dad again.  His 33-year-old girlfriend Alexis Roderick is pregnant.  This will be Billy's SECOND child.  His daughter ALEXA RAY JOEL is 29.

Josh Groban and Kelly Clarkson have come together to record a classic from "Phantom of the Opera."  They've teamed up on the duet "All I Ask Of You." It will be featured on Groban's upcoming album of covers. The album is called "Stages," and arrives on April 28th.

AND ...Christina Aguilera will making her debut on ABC's "Nashville" tonight. 

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The "MTV Movie Awards" went down last night, and "The Fault In Our Stars""Neighbors" and "The Maze Runner" won three awards each.  Other winners included Channing TatumMeryl StreepBradley Cooper and Jennifer Lopez

Vin Diesel presented the Best Female Performance Award, but before he did that, he celebrated Paul Walker by singing a little of Wiz Khalifa's song, "See You Again".  

  "Furious 7" topped the box office for a second week with $60.6 million.  It's now made $253 million in the U.S. and $548 million overseas . . . for a worldwide total of just over $800 MILLION.  That cowboy movie "The Longest Ride" made $13.5 million in 3rd place. 

  It's a boy for Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel.  A rep for the couple confirmed the birth of Silas Randall Timberlake to "People" Saturday.  It's the first child for the couple.

Rapper Drake and Madonna are lighting up the social media world after the two shared a kiss on stage at Coachella last night.  Share might be the wrong term, as it looked like Drake wanted nothing to do with the eight full seconds of lip-locking that went down in front of the roaring crowd.  When it was over, he quickly put a hand over his mouth and looked a little taken aback by the whole thing. 

Actor Ryan Reynolds was the victim of a hit-and-run accident in Vancouver.  His car was hit by a paparazzo in an underground parking garage.  According to Reynold's publicist the driver ran from the scene but Ryan is "okay." 

  NELLY's tour bus was pulled over and searched in Tennessee over the weekend, and they found some drugs and guns.  Nelly was charged with felony possession of drugs, simple possession of marijuana, and possession of paraphernalia . . . but his lawyer is adamant that he'll be cleared. 

  Fox is doing a two-hour remake of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show".  This will NOT be one of those live musicals that have suddenly become popular for some reason.  It'll be filmed in advance.  There's no word on casting. 

The first promo is available for the Diane Sawyer/Bruce Jenner interview on ABC:

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TAYLOR SWIFT told her fans that her mom has been diagnosed with cancer.  Swift shared the sobering news in a Tumblr post to her many fans.  She said her 57-year-old mother was diagnosed after Swift and her brother urged her to get a checkup.  Swift didn't share the nature of severity of her mom's cancer. The singer said she wanted people to know why her mom wasn't on tour with her as much this year and also encouraged her fans to get their parents to get checked for cancer.

 Last June, SANDRA BULLOCK called 911 after a stalker broke into her house.  That man had his preliminary hearing yesterday, and Sandra's 911 call was played in court.  It's actually pretty unsettling.  Sandra is VERY scared and upset. The police arrested the guy, and he's facing 19 felony charges, including stalking and possession of a machine gun.  

Here is a clip of the call:

Madonna is letting her inner comedian run loose.  Appearing on Thursday's "Tonight show starring Jimmy Fallon," the Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter took on Fallon's challenge, and performed a short, one-woman act.

and she sang Holiday with Jimmy Fallon and the Roots.

• Friday on Netflix:  The series premiere of "Daredevil" . . . which is set in the aftermath of the Battle of New York in the first "Avengers" movie.  

• "Saturday Night Live" . . .  on NBC.  Taraji P. Henson hosts and Mumford & Sons performs.

 • Sunday on MTV:  "The MTV Movie Awards"Amy Schumer is the host and Jessie J will help host the red carpet pre-show.

 • Sunday on HBO:  The fifth season premiere of "Game of Thrones".

New In Theaters:
   The latest movie based off a Nicholas Sparks novel hits theaters this weekend.  It's called "The Longest Ride" and stars Clint Eastwood's son Scott Eastwood as a champion bull rider who falls for a college student while making his comeback.  

And Finally:

The Star Wars movies are now available for digital download starting today!

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 Taylor Swift is nominated as the top artist of the year at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards…all together she has 14 no Other top nominees include Sam Smith, Ariana Grande, One Direction and  Katy Perry.  The show will air live on ABC on May 17th.  Rapper Ludacris and Chrissy Teigan will host.
At a MAROON 5 show in Anaheim on Monday, a female fan stormed the stage to hug ADAM LEVINE.  He was taken by surprise . . . and didn't seem all that happy about it.  After security escorted the woman away, he said it was a little terrifying, and that she cut his ear with her fingernail. 

Mischa Barton is suing her mom.  The 29-year-old TV star claims that her mother, Nuala Barton, exploited her career and stole all her earnings.  A lawyer for the actress said in a statement that the lawsuit "arises from a tragic tale of a greedy stage mother posing as a talent manager" who "schemed to defraud her unsuspecting victim." 

There are already "19 Kids & Counting" and now there's another grandkid in the mix.  Jill Duggar, one of the elder daughters of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar gave birth Monday to her first child.  Bringing the new total of grandkids into the mix to four.  They named the baby boy named Israel.
The biggest news about "Avengers: Age of Ultron" may be what won't be in the movie.  On Tuesday, director Joss Whedon confirmed that there would be no post-credits special scene, as in the first movie.  Whedon said he felt there was nothing they could do that would top the famous "shawarma" moment from the first Avengers movie.

"Empire" producer Brian Grazer says he's going to beg EMINEM to be on the show.
Brian Grazer, the producer of "Empire", was on "Good Morning America" yesterday, and he talked about who he'd like to have on in season two.   

He also said that "Arrested Development" is getting another season after all with 17 episodes.

 Brace yourself . . . "Teletubbies" is being revived.  There are 60 new episodes on the way, and while there's no premiere date, they should begin airing sometime this year. 

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The "force will be with you" for eternity after this Friday.  That's because all six "Star Wars" films will be available for digital download, marking a first for the popular movie series. All six films will be available in digital HD on Amazon, Google Play, iTunes and other downloading platforms.

A dermatologist who worked on celebrities was found dead on Sunday, and there's talk that he committed suicide because he was upset about being parodied on Tina Fey's new Netflix show "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt".  Martin Short plays that character.  The doctor's publicist says he did feel bullied by the show, but it wasn't a reason that he would take his own life.

"Dukes of Hazzard" fans are saying goodbye to Roscoe P. Coltrane.  James Best, who played the bumbling sheriff on the popular eighties TV show, died Monday at the age of 88 in North Carolina.  Best's lengthy career included 83 movies and 600 TV shows, but he will always be remembered for being the frustrated lawman in constant pursuit of Bo and Luke Duke on the hit comedy that ran from 1979 to 1985 on CBS.

Jon Stewart is asking "Daily Show" viewers to give his replacement, Trevor Noah, a shot when he takes over the desk.  Stewart called the 31-year-old South African comedian "incredibly thoughtful and considerate and funny and smart." Stewart asked people to give Noah an opportunity to earn their trust and respect. Noah has been weathering a fair amount of controversy after some of his old Tweets were criticized as sexist and anti-Semitic.

Madonna is gracing the cover of "Cosmopolitan's" 50th anniversary issue, hitting newsstands on April 14th.  It's her first time on the magazine since exactly 25 years ago, when she graced the cover of its 25th anniversary issue. 
TV Updates:
 BRUCE JENNER's interview with DIANE SAWYER will air as a two-hour special on Friday, April 24th on ABC.  It will simply be called Bruce Jenner-The Interview.

.  The creator of "Downton Abbey" is talking with NBC about doing a prequel series called "The Gilded Age".  It would be about the high society families of New York in the late 19th Century.  it isn't a done deal yet, but it sounds like it'll happen. 

  NINA DOBREV has confirmed rumors that she's leaving "The Vampire Diaries".  The show also announced that MICHAEL TREVINO is departing too. 
Michael Sam danced the rumba last night.  Even though the judges complimented his performance, he was still sent home.

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