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Miley Cyrus: The new Madonna?

We thought Miley Cyrus' MTV VMAs drama felt familiar. The 21-year-old singer has recruited Madonna for her "MTV Unplugged" special, and the star admits that she takes some inspirational cues from Madonna. "I grew up listening to Madonna, and a lot of what she represented for me is what I try to represent to girls now, not being afraid of sexuality and being who you want to be and doing what you want to do," Cyrus told MTV, which will air her "Unplugged" special tonight at 9 ET/PT. During Cyrus' set, the two pop stars collaborate on a mashup of…
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Jennifer Lawrence Appears As Nearly Naked Mystique On Empire Magazine Cover

Jennifer Lawrence's Mystique costume sure leaves little to the imagination. The Oscar-winning actress is on the cover of Empire magazine, posing as her "X-Men: Days of Future Past" character, shapeshifter Mystique. In the cover photo, Lawrence appears nearly naked and completely blue with flaming red hair and glowing yellow eyes. Although she had to endure seven-hour-long makeup sessions to transform into the "X-Men: First Class" role, this time around, Lawrence said she was given a bodysuit to achieve Mystique's look for "Days of Future Past." The suit, which goes from the neck down, comes complete with scales and shading. "I'm…
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Pitbull teams up with Jennifer Lopez for official 2014 World Cup song

Jennifer Lopez & Pitbul Four years ago it was Shakira telling the world to "Waka Waka" ahead of South Africa 2010. Now, with Brazil 2014 just months away, FIFA has announced artist Pitbull will team up with Jennifer Lopez for "We Are One (Ola Ola)," the official song of this year's World Cup. The duo will team up with Brazilian star Claudia Leitte to perform at the tournament's opening ceremony ahead of the host's first match with Croatia on Sao Paulo June 12. "I am very happy and thrilled to represent my country at the FIFA World Cup alongside these…
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Jennifer Lopez Conflicted About Her Body as She Gets Older

Jennifer Lopez Jennifer Lopez has mellowed out a bit when it comes to rigorous exercise. But old habits die hard – and she admits to being conflicted about letting go of the drive to look perfect. "I've got an athletic body, I've worked out my whole life and I've been incredibly disciplined when I needed to be," the singer and American Idol judge, 44, tells British Glamour's March issue, on newsstands Feb. 3. "Now I'm just a little bit more relaxed in that area. I feel like this is who I am. But it's also hard to shed that old…
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Pete Seeger, Folk Legend, Dead at 94

Pete Seeger, a seminal figure in American music who kept folk music alive and influenced generations of musicians from Bob Dylan to Bruce Springsteen, died Monday of natural causes in New York, his grandson confirmed to The New York Times. Seeger was 94. As a solo performer, songwriter, interpreter, and member of the legendary folk band the Weavers, Seeger brought traditional and political songs to the mainstream over the course of his 70-year career. He wrote or co-wrote "If I Had a Hammer" (a hit for Peter, Paul and Mary) and "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?" (made famous by…
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Scarlett Johansson is ‘saving the world’ in sexy Super Bowl ad for SodaStream

Touchdown! SodaStream scored big by nabbing Scarlett Johansson as the star of their sexy Super Bowl commercial. The 29-year-old beauty professes how she loves "helping people" in the ad that aims to shed some light on an eco-friendly alternative to soda cans. "Like most actors, my real job is saving the world," ScarJo says at the beginning of the commercial. "Look, a soda that's better for you and all of us." She's first seen wearing a white robe as she demonstrates just how easy the SodaStream system is to use and describes its health and environmental bonuses, "Less sugar, less…
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Romeo Santos debut single a duet with Drake

Romeo Santos released the single "Hate",  a duet with rapper Drake, this Sunday. The single is part of the new album by singer Caribbean origin, "Romeo Formula Vol 2," which will premiere on February 25. "Hate" is a song completely bachata rhythm,  which Drake is not at all familiar with and  who, to the surprise of his followers, sings in Spanish. In this new album Romeo Santos, former leader of the bachata group Aventura, will feature collaborations with Carlos Santana, Tego Calderon, Nicki Minaj and Marc Anthony
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Theater owners want shorter, later movie trailers

Ever sat through a lengthy movie trailer and felt you now had no need to see the movie it advertises? Or watched a trailer and felt eager to see the promised film, only to learn it won't be out for another year? You're not the only one to notice. The National Association of Theatre Owners, a trade organization representing more than 31,000 movie screens, wants future trailers to be shorter and to come out closer to the release date of the film they're advertising. The group issued new guidelines Monday urging trailers to be limited to two minutes and not…
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Quentin Tarantino sues Gawker over leaked script

LOS ANGELES - Quentin Tarantino sued the news and gossip website Gawker on Monday over a post that directed readers to a leaked copy of the Oscar-winning screenwriter's latest movie. Tarantino's lawsuit accuses Gawker Media LLC of copyright infringement for posting a link to the 146-page script for a planned film titled "The Hateful Eight" last week. A link to the script was posted on Gawker's Defamer blog and remained active on Monday afternoon, despite demands from Tarantino's lawyers to take it down, the lawsuit states. "There was nothing newsworthy or journalistic about Gawker Media facilitating and encouraging the public's…
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Jay Leno does not exactly rule out CNN as his next stop

Over the past two days, there have been two major television interviews with Jay Leno -- first, Sunday night on "60 Minutes," and again Monday morning on the "Today" show. In both instances, he more or less rules out a return to late night. But what about other times of the day? That subject --- if not exactly that question -- came up in his exit interview with the Hollywood Reporter, posted Monday morning. It's a good and far-ranging interview, and once again, Jay expresses a sense that the transition is fine with him, and adds a little supporting evidence…
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