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Brad Pitt Hates Santa Claus

Angelina Jolie and Brad PittBrad Pitt hates Santa Claus.

The 48-year-old actor was devastated to discover Santa wasn't real when he was a child and still feels betrayed so doesn't encourage his own kids - Maddox, 11, Pax, eight, Zahara, seven, Shiloh, six, and four-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne - to believe. "I'm not a real big on the whole Santa thing. I thought it was a huge act of betrayal when I was a kid. I didn't like that. When I found out the truth, I was like, 'Why, why, why would you lie to me, why?' So what I tell them is some people believe it's Santa, and some people believe it's parents, and you get to believe whatever you want," he told E! News.

Brad also admitted he can be too strict with his sons. While the Killing Them Softly actor says he is a soft touch when it comes to his daughters with Angelina Jolie, he is harder on the boys: "I'm more of a disciplinarian with the boys. The girls do no wrong, of course. Mom's a little more equal in her dishing."


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Blink-182 Go Folk?

Travis Barker and Mark Hoppus of Blink-182Blink-182 are heading in a "very folky" direction with their new EP. The "What's My Age Again" rockers may be best known for their pop punk tracks, but have written one song with a surprising new sound for their next release, which will come out over Christmas.

Speaking about their "folky" track, drummer Travis Barker explained, "It's way out. We all had some ideas. I went in the studio and I was just playing around. I had my electronic kit and I just played a straight drum pattern over it, and it sounded crazy. It changed the entire shape of the song."

Travis, 36, added that the band have recorded five tracks so far which he thinks are better than material on their last album, Neighborhoods, released in 2011, because the band - which also includes Mark Hoppus and Tom DeLonge - were together in the studio, rather than working independently and emailing ideas. "To me already, this EP is a hundred times better than Neighborhoods, because we're all in a room together. There's some songs on there that I love, but for the most part it was disconnected. When we're not in the studio together, you don't have the opportunity to gel off each other," he told Rolling Stone.

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So, what’d you get?

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Christmas 2011

It's Christmas morning, and it's a Sunday, which means you have the whole day to play with your new toys (barring any crazy family functions that aim to pry you away!) We just wanna know one thing--what'd you get? Anything that was listed on our 2011 Holiday Gift Guide? Anything obscure? Any straight up ridiculous gifts that seemingly came out of left field? We wanna hear it all! Lay it on us in the comments!


Pink Spends 5k Saving Puppy’s Life

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Music, Kind Acts,

PinkPink has forked out $5,000 to save a puppy's life. The "Raise Your Glass" hitmaker - who has a six-month-old daughter Willow with her husband Carey Hart - splashed out on emergency life-saving surgery for the mystery pooch which had been left for dead after being thrown in a Los Angeles river.

According to TMZ.com, sources revealed the puppy had suffered three broken legs as a result of the incident, but Pink got in contact with the Ace of Hearts animal rescue organization and offered to pay for the canine's medical expenses after reading about it on the internet. The dog's operation was successful and it has now been adopted by a loving family.

Meanwhile, Pink has fully embraced the Christmas spirit and admits she has been much more successful buying presents for her friends and family this year compared to 2010. "I hope every1 out there gets a big hug and feels super duper special at least 3 x this holiday. even if it's from a stranger. hugs r healthy when i am having a good year for xmas presents, no one can touch me! and this year i was inspired!!!! last year i sucked. (sic)" she wrote on her Twitter.

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Hey, what did you get?

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Features,

christmas gifts 2010It's Christmas morning, and it's on a Saturday, which means you have the whole weekend to play with your new toys (barring any crazy family functions that aim to pry you away!) We just wanna know one thing--what'd you get? Anything that was listed on our 2010 Holiday Gift Guide? Anything obscure? Any straight up ridiculous gifts that seemingly came out of left field? We wanna hear it all! Lay it on us in the comments!


VIDEO: Wilson Phillips Holiday Album Teaser

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Artist News, Reunions, Pop,

 


Hold on -- Wilson Phillips has some new tracks for you to enjoy.

All three original members - Carnie Wilson, Wendy Wilson and Chynna Phillips - have reunited for a new holiday album.

Sample the new songs from Christmas in Harmony by listening to the video above.

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VIDEO: Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly Croon Christmas Classics

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Movies, Television, Videos,

Watch the Funny or Die video above to see actors Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly as David Bowie and Bing Crosby.

The two charmingly croon “Peace on Earth” and “Little Drummer Boy” together in a skit that’s a little more heartfelt than funny -- a rarity from the two hilarious comedians.

Read More | Entertainment Tonight

Glee: Christmas Episode Filled with Gifts for Fans

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Comedy, Music, Prime Time, FOX, Video,

William McKinley High was decked out in its holiday best for “A Very Glee Christmas,” but Mr. Schue (Matthew Morrison) didn’t have a lot to feel cheerful about. Emma (Jayma Mays) is married, and even her invitation to the Christmas party she’s having with her new husband felt like an insult. We discovered near the top of the episode that Brittany (Heather Morris) still believes in Santa Claus. Artie (Kevin McHale) became determined at once to preserve her childlike illusion … at all costs.

This all led into a fantastic scene featuring “The Most Wonderful Day of the Year,” in which all the Glee kids decorated a festive tree … though the ornaments, fake gifts and even the tree were either stolen or found. Will Schuester couldn’t allow them to keep their pilfered holiday items, of course.

New Directions wasn’t feeling a lot of holiday cheer, either … mainly, because the football team learned how to turn slushies green using food coloring. Mr. Schue came up with the abysmally bad idea to take the club around to carol from class to class. It was a debacle, of course, though there was nothing wrong with Mercedes (Amber Riley) and her beautiful rendition of “We Need a Little Christmas.”

But green slushies and stolen Christmas ornaments are nothing compared to the pain that Rachel (Lea Michele) is feeling. Despite her very best efforts, ex-boyfriend Finn (Cory Monteith) continues to shun her … yes, even after hearing her perform “Last Christmas.” When she mournfully performed “Merry Christmas, Darling,” Puckleberry fanatics all over the country became Finchel converts.

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Mystery Donation Brings Christmas Cheer to Salvation Army … and Many More

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Cable, Video,

The first Salvation Army kettle fundraiser was conducted way back in 1891, providing Christmas meals to thousands who otherwise would have had little to enjoy. Today, the bell-ringers are visible on street corners from New York City to Hawaii.

Many of us throw in loose change, a dollar bill or two, on our way into the grocery or department store. But one person made a surprising anonymous donation that has captured national media attention … and helped proved to millions that the Christmas spirit is, indeed, alive and well. covered the story in the video clip above.

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Glee’s First Christmas Card

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Upcoming Releases, Pop, New Releases,

The Glee Christmas album won’t be in stores until November 16, but here’s a little taste of the holidays you can enjoy right now.

In an effort to promote the new album, Glee: The Music, The Christmas Album, a new holiday card featuring the main cast members in horrible sweaters has been released … and we can vouch for the fact that it makes a great desktop wallpaper. Every single expression is different, and you can practically tell a story with Jane Lynch’s Sue Sylvester sneer.

Glee’s holiday-themed episode will air on December 7 ... but we can’t promise you’ll get to see the sweaters.

Read More | E! Online

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