First Listen: Leona Lewis Covers ‘Hurt’ By Nine Inch Nails

UK popstar Leona Lewis is releasing an EP titled Hurt and on it she includes her own rendition of the Nine Inch Nails ballad of the same name. Hurt has been covered by other artists, most notably the late Johnny Cash, so hearing another version of the NIN classic is nothing new. Leona‘s version of Hurt starts out slow, almost acapella … and it builds to a swelling conclusion. Wanna hear? Check it out in full below. More »

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Sinéad O’Connor & Barry Herridge Got Hitched!

Irish musician turned priest Sinéad O’Connor got herself married yesterday (for the 4th time, mind you) to her addiction counselor boyfriend turned fiancée (of only 3 months) Barry Herridge … in Las Vegas, NV. Sinéad and Barry didn’t get married in any ol’ LV wedding chapel, they got married at THE infamous Little Wedding Chapel … using their drive-thru ceremony option … complete with a pink Cadillac and an Elvis Presley impersonator. Yes, seriously. Click below to see some photos from the couple’s wacky wedding and read some even wackier deets about the couple’s courtship leading up to their nuptials. More »

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Rooney Mara Channels ‘A Clockwork Orange’, Ryan Gosling Channels ‘The Invisible Man’ For ‘New York Times Magazine’

Earlier today we saw Brad Pitt on the cover of the new villain-themed issue of New York Times Magazine wherein he channeled the Henry X character from the David Lynch film Eraserhead. Right now we get to see a couple other actors channeling a couple other Hollywood villains for NYT Magazine. Rooney Mara, who stars in the David Fincher-directed Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, puts her spin on Alex from A Clockwork Orange. Ryan Gosling, who starred in pretty much everything this year — including Drive, Crazy Stupid Love and The Ides of March, puts his spin on Dr. Kemp from The Invisible Man. Click below to check out the amazing photos. More »

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Watch: Ian Somerhalder Shares His Birthday Wish With YOU

Ian Somerhalder, one of the principle stars of The Vampire Diaries, is celebrating his 33rd birthday today and in celebration he has released a personal video on You Tube that is addressed to, well, YOU. In the video, Ian explains that year after year he has been the lucky recipient of birthday gifts from fans but this year, he is asking for something else. Ian is hoping that YOU will make a donation to his charitable foundation in lieu of sending him a birthday gift and in return, he is planning to personally and individually thank every single person who donates. Click below to watch Ian‘s birthday message video and find out how YOU can make his birthday wish come true. More »

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Date Night With Kirsten

Last night was my last opportunity to hang out with my dear Kirsten before I fly off to Detroit (today) and she flies back to Australia (Sunday) so getting to hang out with her one-on-one was a very big deal for me. After we both got our hair cut by our good friend Josh, we went out for a quiet sushi dinner together and then for an after-dinner dessert snack. In the end, we got to spend a few hours just talking and laughing … which is the best way to share time with a dear friend. More »

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Marilyn Monroe’s Final Photoshoot Will Be Released In A New Book

Last month we learned that Lindsay Lohan will be “channeling Marilyn Monroe” in her upcoming nude pictorial for Playboy magazine but today we learn that the actual nude photographs of Monroe (that have proved to be inspiration for countless wannabes) will soon be available in a new hardcover book. While other starlets have tried to make a career imitating Marilyn Monroe and her work, the actual object of imitation herself will soon be available to own by fans … so why go for the fake when you can have the real thing? Norman Mailer, Bert Stern: Marilyn Monroe will be available in a limited edition tome that will feature Monroe‘s final collection of nude photographs … click below to see what the book has in store for collectors. More »

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Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez Relax Together In Mexico

Yesterday we saw photos of tween popstar lovebirds Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber as they made their quiet arrival in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico this week ahead of an upcoming wedding that the couple will attend as GUESTS. Today we get to see photos of Justena in a more relaxed state as they lounge in the sun poolside together on holiday. The Biebs and Selena got right down to maxin’ and relaxin’ in Cabo and wasted no time getting into holiday mode. Click below to see photos of Justin and Selena in paradise together. More »

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Brad Pitt Channels ‘Eraserhead’ In ‘New York Times Magazine’

Brad Pitt is featured on the cover of the new special issue of New York Times Magazine that is devoted to the theme of Vamps, Crooks & Killers. In this special feature, 13 actors portray 13 different villainous characters from film in an inventive and clever way. For his feature, Pitt channels the David Lynch character Henry X from the film Eraserhead. Click below to see Pitt‘s interpretation of Henry X in NYT Magazine and find out which other actors are featured in this new special issue. More »

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Watch: ‘The Three Stooges’ Releases A First Movie Trailer

Back in June we got to see a photo from the Atlanta, GA set of The Three Stooges and today … we get to see the film’s first trailer. Now, brace yourselves … the trailer below is chock full of classic Stooges slap-stick comedy paired with modern update additions. There’s an iPhone joke, a couple of nun jokes … and an appearance by Nicole Snooki Polizzi. Yes, really. Check out the trailer below. More »

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