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Matt Damon Has A Ponytail Now

I have no words

Matt Damon made his way to Beijing, China this week to attend a press event for his new film The Great Wall. For some ungodly reason, Matt decided to use the opportunity — with the cameras of the world’s media trained directly on him — to debut a new hair’do. As you can see below, Matt is rocking a ponytail these days. I’m guessing that the only reason such a travesty could occur is because he is growing his hair out for a movie role, perhaps his role in The Great Wall. Click below to see Damon‘s new ‘do and see if his longer locks do anything for you. More »

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Watch: ‘Independence Day 2′ Reveals Its Title & Plot Synopsis

Resurgence, really?
We always knew they were coming back.

We are just about a year away from the theatrical release of the upcoming sequel film Independence Day 2 and in celebration of that fact, the studio has announced the title of the new film. As you can see above, the second Independence Day movie has been titled Resurgence … which is terrible but whatevs. Additionally, promo images of director Roland Emmerich on the ID2 set have been released along with the official plot synopsis and a Q&A/press conference video that features the cast of Resurgence talking about the forthcoming movie. Click below to see more from ID2: Resurgence. More »

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Watch: Tom Hardy Had The Perfect Response To A Sexist Question About ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

"No."
Perfect response is Perfect

Video of a Cannes Film Festival panel discussion/press conference for Mad Max: Fury Road has come to light that shows a very small reporter from the Toronto Star newspaper asking actor Tom Hardy a very sexist question about the film. When Hardy was asked if (while reading the script for Fury Road) he ever thought “why are all these women in” this “man’s movie”, Tom gave the perfect/only answer he could give. The reporter prefaced his question by revealing that he has “five sisters, a daughter, a wife and a mother” so he knows what it’s like to be “outgunned by estrogen“, as if that would make him sound better? More intelligent? Funny? When, in actuality, his question made him look like a sexist asshole. Go to the 9:45 mark to watch this exchange and see how well Tom Hardy handled this very idiotic question.

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The New James Bond Film Will Be Titled ‘Spectre’ And Will Be Released In Late 2015

Daniel Craig is joined by Christoph Waltz, Monica Bellucci and more

Earlier this week, we were alerted to the fact that a major worldwide press announcement would be made today about the forthcoming 24th James Bond film, the first since 2012′s hugely successful Bond film Skyfall. A few hours ago, it was formally announced that the next Bond film has been titled Spectre and will star Daniel Craig as 007 alongside Christoph Waltz, Lea Seydoux, Dave Bautista, Andrew Scott and Monica Bellucci. Spectre, as you bond fans may know, is the name of the fictional terrorist organization whose name is an acronym for Special Executive for Counter-intelligence, Terrorism, Revenge, and Extortion (think Marvel Comics‘s S.H.I.E.L.D. nemesis HYDRA). Clearly, the next James Bond film will be focused on the baddies. Sounds good, no? Click below to see Bond‘s new Aston Martin DB10 car, the film’s first poster and watch video from this morning’s press announcement. More »

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Police Reveal Sad, Gruesome Details Regarding The Death Of Robin Williams

Lt. Keith Boyd of the Marin County Sheriff’s Department just delivered a press conference on live TV detailing the circumstances and details regarding the death of Robin Williams. As has been widely reported, police are confirming that Williams died of the suicidal act of asphyxiation due to hanging. To be very honest, the full known details about Robin Williams‘s death may be a bit too much for some readers so I will leave further information about his death below. Lt. Boyd revealed fairly detailed information about how Williams‘s body was found which may be troubling for some readers. The very sad news of Robin Williams‘s death has just gotten exponentially sadder. More »

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Watch: The White House Had To Respond To Jay-Z’s New Song, ‘Open Letter’

That-Ish-Cray Of The Day
I guess nothing rhymes with 'Treasury.'

LMAOOOOoooooo. OMG. I don’t know where we are politically when official White House press conferences are taking the time to address new Jay-Z lyrics, but this is where we are, America. Yesterday, Jay-Z released a new song titled Open Letter in which he addressed (among other things) his recent trip to Cuba with Beyoncé. Please, please, please watch this video and listen to this reporter quote the lyrics (OMG, some people should never be allowed to quote Jay-Z lyrics in a public forum), and ask White House press secretary Jay Carney whether or not it was true that President Obama gave Jigga permission to go to Cuba. I just can’t with this, ya’ll. I can’t! Is she serious? Jay-Z is such a big deal now, and people are so impressed with his relationship with the President that anything he says about Obama in a song is, from this point on, taken seriously? That is awesome; at least for Jay-Z. For our political state of affairs, it’s kinda sad that these are the things they’re talking about. Madness.

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Watch: Kevin Clash’s Second Accuser Speaks Out About The Sexual Relationship He Had With The Former Voice Of ‘Elmo’

"[There was] groping, masturbation... but we did not have…sexual intercourse until years later"

Yesterday we heard more troubling news about Kevin Clash, the former voice of Elmo. Days after Sheldon Stephens, the first young man who accused Clash of sexual abuse, came forward in hopes of undoing the original settlement he’d made with Clash, a second young man came out and accused the famed star of having a sexual relationship with him when he was underage. Following this second accusation, Kevin Clash officially resigned as the voice of Sesame Street‘s Elmo. We are now learning more details about Cecil Singleton (the second accuser) and the nature of his relationship with Clash. Click inside to learn more.
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Heidi Klum Attends The Press Conference For MTV’s Europe Music Awards

Super Fab

Heidi Klum showed up at the press conference for the 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards and she looked so ridiculously good, and so nice, and so wholesome, I can almost put those pictures (that I secretly did like) of Obama by Terry Richardson out of my mind. Sigh. Thank you Heidi. Apparently, a host of other celebs are over in Frankfurt, Germany where this year’s awards are being held. Carly Rae Jepson (who’s in the middle of the most hilarious lawsuit ever) and Ludacris were also in the building. Luda, apparently, was letting everyone know that he has a ‘huge crush’ on Heidi. Uhhh yeah, Luda. Join the club. Peep the gallery for more! And, please, somebody get me those shooooes! Love!

Photo Credit: Splash News

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Apple Reveals The iPad 3

Some Upgrades, Nothing Earth Shattering

Right on schedule, Apple held it’s annual iPad event in San Francisco, CA today and as anticipated announced the forthcoming release of the latest generation iPad — the iPad 3. Faster processor, high-resolution retina display screen, new camera and more! The capacity of the new iPad will be the same as the iPad 2 (16Gb, 32Gb and 64Gb) but it will also cost the same … that means, no higher prices for more capability. The big bummer, I think, is the news that the new iPad will not offer Siri voice commands. Click below for a run down of what the iPad 3 will offer when it goes on sale on March 16. More »

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David Beckham Reaffirms That He Is An LA Galaxy Guy

#23 is #1

Yesterday we learned the JOYOUS news that David Beckham has signed a new 2-year contract to play professional soccer for the LA Galaxy and today we get to see some GREAT photos of Becks at the press conference event yesterday where the re-signing announcement was made. Becks, looking as good as ever in a fancy suit, happily posed with his #23 jersey at the press event yesterday … check out the fab photos below. More »

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