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Thousands Of Fans Gather To Memorialize Paul Walker And Roger Rodas

In Tribute

Last week we saw the beginnings of a makeshift memorial for the late Paul Walker and Roger Rodas on the site where they were killed in a fiery car accident last weekend. Walker‘s friends and co-stars paid tribute to him in the past few days and yesterday, a legion of fans gathered at the memorial site to memorialize the two men in grand fashion. Cars from the various Fast and the Furious movies were brought out for the memorial which, I understand, saw attendance swell into thousands. Over head, messages of love were flown by airplane — including a message from Paris Hilton (who, apparently, took time out of planning revenge on Lindsay Lohan for the assault of her brother to pay homage to Paul Walker). Click thru the gallery to see some photos from yesterday’s public memorial. A more private funeral has yet to take place but for fans, yesterday’s event was their chance to say their goodbyes.

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Watch: Jamie Lynn Spears Covers ‘Oops!… I Did It Again’ By Older Sister Britney Spears

A Medley of Spears
She's also not that innocent

Last week we got our first look at the newly released music video for Jamie Lynn Spears‘s new Country single How Could I Want More. Today, JL treats us all with a live performance of another of her new Country songs. Jamie Lynn has embarked on a short, intimate run of live concert performances to promote the upcoming release of her debut album and last night she performed the song Ms. Mississippi for a lucky group of fans. Midway thru the song, JL busted out a rendition of big sister Britney Spears‘s massive hit song Oops!… I Did It Again. She even managed to work in the hand-to-heart-pump dance move as she performed. And you MUST watch to the very end … JL gives our dear Britney a very sweet shoutout. Check out the video embedded above to watch the performance in full … or FFWD to the 2:05 mark for the start of JL‘s cover of Oops! I am in LOVE with this performance, are you?

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Watch: The Cast Of ‘The Fast And The Furious’ Pays Tribute To Paul Walker

In Loving Memory
"Salute, mi familia"

The cast and crew of The Fast and the Furious put together a short video montage of scenes from the various films in the FF franchise in memory of their late friend and co-star Paul Walker. The clip pieces together special moments from the various films in an attempt to showcase just how close the cast is in real life, as a way of honoring their fallen friend. Fans of the films will recognize the scenes from the movies and should be reminded of how important Paul Walker is to his friends. The video comes with a message, which you can read in full below. More »

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Vin Diesel & Michelle Rodriguez Pay Tribute To Their Late Friend Paul Walker

"I will always love you"

As people continue to mourn the death of actor Paul Walker more and more of his co-stars and friends have released statements and tributes to their late friend. Yesterday we heard that Tyrese had to say about Paul‘s tragic death and today we get to hear from his fellow The Fast and the Furious co-stars Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez. Vin made his way last night to the memorial site that sprung up where Paul‘s deadly accident took place this past Saturday and he had very nice sentiments to share with the fans who had gathered there to mourn. He also posted a short message on his official Facebook profile in tribute to his late friend. Michelle posted a tribute of her own on her official Twitter profile. Click below to watch video of Vin Diesel speaking at Paul‘s memorial site and read the statements he and Michelle have shared with the world. More »

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The Memorial For Paul Walker Grows As New Theories About His Fatal Accident Surface

Tyrese Says Goodbye :(

It has been a couple of days since actor Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas were tragically killed in a fiery car accident Saturday afternoon and we are no closer to knowing the cause of the fatal accident. There is much speculation about what may have caused the accident … from vehicle malfunction to possible recklessness due to street racing. As discussion grows over the possible cause (or causes) of the accident, the impromptu memorial at the crash site continues to grow as friends and fans alike make their way to the memorial site to pay their respects. Nothing will ever be able to bring back Paul and Roger but hopefully once the cause of the accident is determined, the healing process can begin for the guys’s loved ones. More »

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Watch: James Franco & Seth Rogen Brilliantly Spoof Kanye West’s ‘Bound 2′ Music Video

Scene-For-Scene FLAWLESSNESS
Perfect Music Video is PERFECT

Actors James Franco and Seth Rogen have been busy filming a new movie together called The Interview and in between filming takes, they decided to make a scene-by-scene spoof of Kanye West‘s new music video for his single Bound 2. As you may recall, when Kanye debuted his Bound 2 video on The Ellen DeGeneres Show last week, it caused quite a bit of discussion among folks here on the blog. Now, it would appear that James and Seth are going after a bit of that attention themselves. Folks, this video, titled Bound 3, is funny as Hell! Check out the embed above and enjoy … ‘cuz trust me, you will enjoy. Love to PITNB readers Terry and kmw9260 for giving me the head’s up about this video.

I can’t WAIT to hear what Kanye West will have to say in response.

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Watch: Purdue’s Gymnastics Team Shows Us All How Lip Dub Music Videos Are Done Right

Bless You Boys
Bendy Is Better

The video embedded above features a viral vid that has been making the rounds today and after I watched and rewatched the clip about 24,000 times, I thought it prudent to share the goods with all y’all. The video features the Purdue University Gymnastics Team in a lip dub music video for the song Tidal Wave by Sub Focus (a song I never heard before today). As you can see in the clip above, the members of the Purdue Gymnastics Team are extremely bendy … and oftentimes shirtless (especially the guy in the blue shorts). Check out the video above and see what you think (if it helps you can watch the video on mute). If you don’t have time to watch the whole video now, you can click below to see the video’s best scene in animated gif form. Please enjoy. More »

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Watch: Get Your Mind Blown Away By This A Cappella Version Of Lorde’s ‘Royals’

The Florida State University AcaBelles Just Killed It
Dopeness

Okay. I now know exactly what song I want to hear on the Pitch Perfect 2 trailer… whenever it drops, like, 3 years from now. The Florida State University AcaBelles’s released this video a while back and my life just got changed in all of the right ways. They covered Lorde’s hit Royals, and they just… slayed. I love my life, but I really feel like I effed up by not learning how to sing and/or make percussion sounds with my mouth. Peep the video for more!

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‘Rolling Stone’ Magazine Pays Tribute To The Late Lou Reed

"New York City was to Lou Reed what Dublin was to James Joyce"

Last week we learned the very sad news that rock legend Lou Reed passed away due to complications from liver failure and today we learn that Lou is featured on the cover of the new issue of Rolling Stone magazine. The issue, which features tributes from other musicians — including Reed‘s wife Laurie Andersen — will hit newsstands this Friday. Click below to get your first look at the cover of the new issue of Rolling Stone magazine and read excerpts from the cover story feature on the late Lou Reed. More »

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‘The Simpsons’ Pays Homage To Late Voice Actress Marcia Wallace

Goodbye, Ms. Krabappel

Last week we learned the very sad news that actress Marcia Wallace, the woman who voiced the character Edna Krabappel on The Simpsons, passed away at the age of 70 due to complications from pneumonia and last night she was honored in the opening credits of this week’s episode of the show. As longtime Simpsons fans know, Bart Simpson is seen writing a message on the school’s chalkboard as punishment from his teacher Mrs. Krabappel. In honor of Wallace‘s memory last night, Bart‘s chalkboard message was written in tribute to her character on The Simpsons. More »

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