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Britney Spears ‘Electrified’ by X Factor

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Music, Prime Time, Reality, FOX, Gossip,

Britney SpearsBritney Spears finds judging on X Factor "electrifying."

The "Hold It Against Me" hitmaker - who joined the show alongside Demi Lovato after Nicole Scherzinger and Paula Abdul were sacked after one season - admits she was terrified when she first signed up but eventually got into the rhythm of the talent search. "I was really nervous. You have all these people behind you and you know they're rooting on you. It's a really exciting, electrifying thing to do," she said, speaking on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

Speaking about her judging style, Britney says she learns from the show's head judge Simon Cowell and always tries to be honest. "I used constructive criticism. I learned from the best. I prefer to be honest. I think that's the best way to go. I wouldn't want to be told something and then waste seven years of my life. I feel like it's the thing to do," she added.

However, Simon - who judged the UK version of the show before heading up the US adaptation - was shocked at how quick she made her decisions about wannabe pop stars. "I've never heard someone say no to contestants to quickly in my entire life."


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Lady Antebellum Record a Christmas Album

Lady AntebellumLady Antebellum have recorded a Christmas album.

The country group - made up of Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood - is following up Own The Night with a festive LP entitled On This Winter's Night, which will be released on October 22. It will feature 11 traditional Christmas songs and one original song.

Dave reveals the album was recorded in the summer, and to get into a holiday spirit they decorated the studio: "We recorded this album in two sections, but both times were in the summertime. It is always weird to be in the studio working on Christmas music in June and July, so we decorated the entire studio, we really did. We brought out lights, fake trees and decorated the place to get in the Christmas spirit. You'd leave the studio, and it'd be 100 degrees out in Nashville, but nonetheless, a great experience."

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Avril Lavigne Album Almost Ready

Avril LavigneAvril Lavigne is putting the finishing touches to her new album.

The "Complicated" singer has been working with Nickelback's Chad Kroeger - now her fiance - on her fifth album, and is currently at the stage of mixing the tracks. "We're in the mixing process now and I expect to release it very soon. I'd like to get it out this year, but time seems to be flying. If we don't, it will be [beginning] of the new year. She worked with Chad Kroeger and they did a really good record," L.A. Reid, boss of Avril's label, Epic Records, told Billboard.

Avril, 27, and Chad, 37, met when they started working on her album together and dated for six months before getting engaged. Chad has said he feels like the "luckiest person alive" to be with Avril, and admitted he knew their working partnership was turning into something else: "I knew I was falling for her. It was incredibly powerful and something I'll never forget. I feel like the luckiest person alive because I get to be with my best friend every day."

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Anna Paquin Welcomes Twins

Anna Paquin and Stephen MoyerAnna Paquin has given birth to twins.

The True Blood actress and her husband Stephen Moyer welcomed the pair of babies a few weeks early, but both are delighted - although neither the names nor the sex has been confirmed. "We can confirm Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer recently welcomed their twins into the world. The babies were born a few weeks early, but are in good health and mom and dad are overjoyed," a representative said.

Stephen - who already has children Billy and Lilac from a previous relationship - recently said he having two more kids in addition to his own would be "crazy," but he was looking forward to it: "I love my kids beyond anything. They're the best things ever, and having two more is just going to be even more crazy, but that's cool!"

Anna claimed she was looking forward to settling down with the pair and being a "nesty" parent. "I have a side that's very nesty. And another that thinks, 'Let's lock up the house and go away for five months,'" she said.


George Clooney and Stacy Keibler Split

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Movies, Break-ups, Rumors,

Stacy Keibler and George ClooneyGeorge Clooney and Stacy Keibler have split.

The 51-year-old actor has been dating the 32-year-old former wrestler since August 2011, spending the summer together at his home in Lake Como, Italy where they were joined by his parents but the couple have called time on their relationship because George doesn't want to settle down.

"Stacy said George wants to be on his own again and has no intention of getting married. She hoped they would be together long-term. It was a big breakthrough to spend time with his parents. But over the last few weeks George has pulled away from her," a source told The Sun.

The pair are expected to announce an "amicable" split in the coming days.
 


Rumored iPad mini design detailed in images

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, Handhelds, Rumors,

iPad mini design

Nowhere Else is at it again, this time publishing a few images that show the alleged design of the upcoming iPad mini, that being the heavily-rumored 7.85-inch version of the Apple tablet. We must point out that the device certainly doesn't look to be an actual product, but rather something simply based on the rumored design specifications. That said, it looks pretty nice, no? Apple is expected to reveal the 7.85-inch iPad sometime next month, as it's dedicating tomorrow to the iPhone 5 unveiling.

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Jennifer Hudson Forgives Balfour for Murdering Her Family

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Movies, Music, Television, Obituaries,

William Balfour and Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson has forgiven her brother-in-law for murdering her three members of her family.

The 30-year-old singer-and-actress has spoken out for the first time since William Balfour received three life sentences for killing her mother Darnell Donerson, 57, her brother Jason Hudson, 29, and her seven-year-old nephew Julian King on October 24, 2008, but she says it's "not his fault" that he shot them. When asked if she forgives him on last night's episode of Oprah Winfrey's chat show Oprah's Next Chapter, she said, "Yes, because I feel like for the most part it's not his fault. It's how he was brought up. We tried to offer love, but you were so far gone, that you couldn't even see that. A lot of things came out, that we didn't even know about, from his upbringing, which is like he never had a chance. Had you had the love my mother gave us, or the background that some have, then you would've stood a chance."

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Kris Jenner is ‘Furious’ with Kanye West Over Sex Tape Boast

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Music, Television, Dating, Rumors,

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West with Kris JennerKris Jenner has warned Kanye West to stop talking about Kim Kardashian's sex tape.

The musician recently rapped about the intimate video his girlfriend made with her ex Ray J in 2003 but after TMZ claimed he used to watch it to get himself in the mood while having sex with his previous lovers, her mother Kris told him off.

"Kris had stern words with Kanye when she saw that he said he would put Kim's sex tape on while romping with other women. She thinks it's a disrespectful claim and told Kanye to stop talking about it at every given opportunity. As far as Kris is concerned, the video with Ray J is history and since then Kim has become a reality TV star, a fashion designer, even a philanthropist - so she's moved on. By bringing up the past, Kanye is making it worse for Kim, but he doesn't see it as that much of a big deal," a source said.

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Justin Timberlake to Marry in $5 Million Ceremony in Italy

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Movies, Music, Weddings, Rumors,

Jessica Biel and Justin TimberlakeJustin Timberlake and Jessica Biel will marry in a $5 million Italian ceremony.

The couple are planning to wed in the European country in October and Jessica has been busy planning every detail of their big day. "Jessica has claimed she is too busy to plan a wedding but she actually has been very involved in all the details, like every bride," a source said.

Wedding planner Diana Sorenso recently planned some nuptials at 19th century boutique hotel Palazzo Margherita and claims the star-studded nuptials will be held there. "I've heard the wedding will be intimate, in the palm-tree lined outdoor garden area, just aside from the stunning black bottom pool and giant pergola. There will be flowers galore and it will be extremely elegant - the most stunning the palazzo has seen yet," she said.

Those expected to attend include Amy Adams, Ellen DeGeneres and Justin's former *NSync bandmates and guests won't have to spend any money as the generous couple are paying for everything. "Justin and Jessica plan to pay for the entire trip for all their guests and help. That includes private jets, five-star hotels and rental homes, plus food fit for a palace," an insider said.


Liberty Ross Didn’t Leave the House After Affair Shock

Liberty RossLiberty Ross didn't leave her house for "seven weeks" as she tried to deal with her husband's affair with Kristen Stewart.

The model appeared on the catwalk to showcase Alexander Wang's Spring 2013 collection at New York Fashion Week at the weekend in what was her first modeling assignment since it was revealed her director husband Rupert Sanders, 41, had an illicit relationship with the 22-year-old actress after meeting her on the set of Snow White and the Huntsman.

Although Liberty, 33, looked confident on the catwalk, she confessed she hadn't dared leave her home in the wake of the scandal. "I hadn't actually been out of my house for seven weeks so I was really anxious. But it felt amazing," she said, speaking to The Cut at the show's after-party.

Liberty did not dump Rupert after learning of his affair with Kristen - who was in a four-year relationship with her Twilight co-star Robert Pattinson - and is believed to be prepared to work to save their marriage for the sake of their children Skyla, seven, and five-year-old Tennyson.

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