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With the final installment of The Twilight Saga hitting theaters in under a month (November 16!!!), we can confirm a slew of media appearances over the next few weeks by the film’s main stars.
Robert Pattinson, for example, will be a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live on November 5; Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on November 8; and Ellen on November 9.
Taylor Lautner, meanwhile, will also stop by Leno on October 31; as well as The Today Show, Live with Kelly and Michael and Fallon all on November 9.
Finally, Kristen Stewart, who recently landed in Japan to promote the film abroard, willMore >
That American Idol thing worked out pretty well for Jessica Sanchez, huh?
The talented singer got a boyfriend out of it, fellow Season 10 contestant DeAndre Brackensick, and also confirmed a record deal this week, telling the crowd at the iHeartRadio American Idol tour stop in New York City Wednesday night that she is signed to Interscope Records.
Sanchez also debuted the track “Fairytale.” Give it a listen now:
Joshua Ledet was also on hand and third-place finisher impressed the crowd with his own new single. It’s titled “Broken Man” and you canMore >
Note to a large segment of the general public: purchase ear plugs on November 13. You will need them.
One Direction has announced that its new album, “Take Me Home,” goes on sale that date, while the group has also released the adorable cover art for the CD and confirmed that the first track off it, “Live While We’re Young,” will debut on October 1.
It’s already available for pre-order, as One Direction members themselves hyped in this video.
One Direction is also scheduled to perform at the MTV Video Music Awards next Thursday, September 6.
So, okay, older folks: you may wish to purchaseMore >
It took a last-second goal by Alex Morgan to send the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team into its Gold Medal matchup against Japan, but no such heroics were required to earn the Yanks a revenge-filled victory today:
Yes, we did! By a score of 2-1, America took down the team that shocked us in last summer’s World Cup finals.
Carli Lloyd scored in the eighth and 54th minutes of the game, with Yuki Ogimi netting a shot in the 63rd minute, and the U.S. held on for the prize it had been aiming for over the past two weeks.
An Olympic record crowd for women’s soccer (80,203) at Wembley Stadium watchedMore >
The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team is poised for the rematch its been waiting for since last summer. But it took everything this team had to get there.
The Stars and Stripes overcame a hat trick by Christine Sinclair and defeated Canada 4-3 this afternoon, with the winning goal coming off a header by Alex Morgan three minutes into injury time.
Earlier in the game, Megan Rapinoe scored in the 54th and 70th minutes, while Abby Wambach tied the match in the 80th for the Americans.
Okay, there’s one thing more exciting than Alex Morgan nude pics.
Next up for the impressive squad? A Gold MedalMore >
It’s nearly summer, which means we’re inching ever closer to sunshine, grilling… and stadium tours from the country’s top artists.
Now, it’s Nicki Minaj’s turn.
The eccentric artist will be hitting the road in just over a week, kicking off a multi-month tour that will take her from San Francisco to England, with stops in Germany and Denmark in between.
Read on for Nicki’s completeMore >
Casey Anthony may have killed her daughter. America’s number-one enemy was brought to deadly justice. Herman Cain and Rick Perry provided endless hours of entertainment… for Democrats, at least.
Indeed, 2011 was a diverse year in terms of online searches. With Bing already having come out with its most searched-for celebrities of the last 12 months, we now present the website’s most popular online stories from the same time period. First, in video form. Then, your basic list:More >
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The Countdown is over!
After giving fans a fun sneak peek at her latest music video, Beyonce released the full version last night. Replete with a retro feel and quick cuts that fit the song’s beat perfectly, “Countdown” looks to be another winner from an artist that can simply do no wrong. Watch below to see this expecting mother make her unborn child proud:
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Former New York Yankees pitcher Hideki Irabu has been found dead in his California home. The native of Okinawa, Japan was just 42 years old.
It appears he committed suicide by hanging himself, according to reports. The L.A. County Coroner’s office is trying to locate next of kin.
A Japanese pitching star, Hideki played for the Yankees, Expos, and Rangers, winning World Series rings with New York in 1998 and 1999.
R.I.P. Hideki Irabu (1969-2011).
Multiple reports indicate that the police are investigating Irabu’s death as a suicide, although those reports were unconfirmed as of ThursdayMore >
The U.S. women’s team fell to Japan in the World Cup final yesterday, but this kid’s epic celebration of America’s first goal almost made up for it.
Seeing his native country take the lead late in the second half (the Americans ultimately lost on penalty kicks), was too much excitement to contain.
Watch this youngster back the Truffle Shuffle in all its glory …
NOTE: If you don’t know the origin of the Truffle Shuffle, follow the jump for a clip from The Goonies (1985) and the above clip will seem even funnier:
They are more than just two of the funniest stars on the big screen.
Kristen Wiig and Russell Brand are also a pair of sexy folks who refrain from eating meat. As a result, the duo has been crowned PETA’s Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrities of 2011!
Mr. Katy Perry has a simple philosophy for why he sticks to veggies, telling the organization: “You shouldn’t eat animals, it’s mean to them.”
Wiig, meanwhile, appears to base her dietary selections on health. She told Women’s Health this year that she maintains her lifestyle by running, doing yoga and “eating lots of tofu and soy.”
She also mayMore >
Lady Gaga may be facing a courtroom showdown after accusations that she didn’t give money to a Japanese earthquake charity as she had promised.
According to reports, a class action lawsuit has been filed against the “Born This Way” singer regarding the sale of her We Pray For Japan wristbands.
The proceeds were supposed to go to victims of the disaster that rocked the region earlier this year. The question is whether they actually did.
Gaga charged $5 for the bands, another $3.99 for shipping and handling and $0.60 for taxes. But a lawsuit claims she inflated the costs, pocketing extraMore >
Meet Kathy Beth Terry, alter ego of one Katy Perry.
A 13-year-old, extremely geeky alter ego with headgear, glasses, bad hair, bleached denim attire and a whopping zero friends on Facebook.
The viral video below, starring Kathy Beth in all her geeky glory, is part of Perry’s efforts to promote her new video for “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.).”
It’s working. With this and a music video tease featuring Rebecca Black, Kathy’s up to 67,000 Facebook friends and 20,000 followers on Twitter!
The music video drops June 14. For now, heeeere’s Kath!
Read more More >
We already know Justin Bieber is a cutie. But it turns out he’s a warrior, as well.
The 17-year old sensation was diagnosed with a chest infection prior to a show in Manila on Wednesday. But did that stop the pop star from completing a 90-minute set? Of course not!
“Justin was advised to either cancel the show or do an abbreviated set,” a source told Perez Hilton. “But he insisted on going on. So they cut down the show, but once the show started he kept going.”
Yes, depite vomiting “backstage between songs,” according to a witness, Bieber would not disappoint fans. It’s a testament to hisMore >
Selena Gomez isn’t sure if she’s in love with Justin Bieber.
But the singer is touring the globe along with her boyfriend in order to find out.
During a stop in Jakarta, Indonesia this week, Justin and Selena shared their most public kiss to date, smooching in front of reporters at a press conference. Don’t these two just look adorable together? In case you doubt it, the following video replays their peck in super slow motion…