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Heavy D’s Cause Of Death Revealed

Early last month we learned the very sad news that rapper Heavy D (née Dwight Arrington Myers) passed away after he was found in an unconscious state and was rushed to the hospital. Because Heavy was suffering from pneumonia, it was initially assumed that he passed away due to complications due to that illness. Today we learn his official cause of death. According to the coroner’s report, Heavy D died as a result of a pulmonary embolism. Click below to read more. More »

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First Look: ‘Skins’ Season 6 Releases A First Promo Image & Video Trailer

The new 6th season of the gritty UK TV series Skins is about to debut on E4 and to promote the upcoming new season, a new promo image of the cast and the first teaser trailer for the season has been released. As you may recall, the HORRIBLE US version of Skins died a painful (to watch) death back in June (thankfully) but the far superior original UK version of the series is still going strong. The 6th season of Skins is just around the corner … click below to get your first look at Skins 6. More »

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First Listen: DJ Earworm, ‘United State of Pop 2011 (World Go Boom)’

It’s that time of the year again … time for DJ Earworm to release his mash-up song that features the biggest hits of the year. As we count down to the last days of 2011, Earworm drops the single World Go Boom that complies 25 of the biggest hit songs of ’11 — including songs by Britney Spears, Adele, Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Nicki Minaj, Maroon 5 and more! Click below to give it a listen and see the list of the songs featured in this new mash-up. More »

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Taylor Lautner Did NOT Come Out As Gay On The Cover Of ‘People’ Magazine

Yesterday afternoon, I was sent an alleged coverphoto of the new issue of People magazine that featured a coming out story about Twilight actor Taylor Lautner. Despite the fairly decent Photoshop job, I knew immediately that the cover was a fake. Apparently, I wasn’t the only person sent the fake People cover because it quickly made the round on the Internets … tricking some people, like Russell Simmons, into believing it to be a genuine People cover and a genuine story of Lautner‘s coming out. So, as a point of clarity … it should be made clear that the People magazine cover below is NOT real, nor is the story of Taylor Launter coming out as gay. More »

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Newlyweds Sinéad O’Connor & Barry Herridge Are Dunzo!

Earlier this month we learned the somewhat surprising news that singer Sinéad O’Connor got married to an addiction counselor named Barry Herridge after only knowing him for 3 months. Today we learn that the couple’s marriage of a little over 2 weeks is dunzo. That’s right folks, it turns out that Sinéad and Barry‘s Las Vegas, NV wedding vows couldn’t stand the test of time … and the couple decided to split and end their marriage. Behold the sanctity of marriage, folks. Sinéad explains why her marriage had to end on her official website. Click below to read what she has to say. More »

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The ‘RoboCop’ Remake Is Reportedly Back On Track

Back in June of 2008 we learned plans were in the works for a reboot of the 80′s film RoboCop. At the time, the new RoboCop film was due to hit theaters in 2010 … but in June of 2010, it was reported that the RoboCop remake was dunzo. Today we learn that the new RoboCop film is back on track … and you’ll never guess who is reportedly up for the lead role of RoboCop! More »

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‘The Hobbit’ Releases A Promo Image Of Gandalf The Grey

Last week we got our first look at the first movie trailer for next year’s prequel film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Today we get to check out a new promo image from the film. As you may know, Sir Ian McKellen played the role of Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings trilogy of films and he returns to the role in the Hobbit prequel films as well. Click below to check out this new promo photo of Gandalf the Grey in repose. More »

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Justin Bieber Gave His BFF A Car For Xmas

I’m not sure what kind of gifts you like to exchange with your family and friends but undoubtedly many of you have received some pretty nice things over the years. This year, popstar Justin Bieber decided to give his childhood BFF Ryan Butler a pretty sweet Xmas gift that he very likely will not be returning this fine day after Xmas. Ryan posted a photo on his official Twitter profile showing off the nice present that he got from The Biebs. Click below to see what he got. More »

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A Long Winter’s Nap

Happy Boxing Day and First Day of Kwanzaa, y’all! I sincerely hope that all y’all had a very nice and relaxing Xmas Day yesterday … because I enjoyed a very nice and very relaxing day myself. The only thing I wanted to do was lay on the couch and fall in and out of consciousness while watching movies … and it was mission: accomplished ;) More »

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