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Britney Spears Wants Natalie Portman to Play Her in a Movie

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Biopics, Drama, Casting, Celebrity Gossip,

Britney Spears and Natalie PortmanOf all the actresses performing these days, Britney Spears as dubbed Natalie Portman as the one worthy to tell her life story.

The pop star has revealed she would like to see the Oscar-winning Black Swan and Thor: The Dark World portray her on the big screen if there is ever a biopic made about her life. In a Twitter Q&A to promote her new album Britney Jean on Tuesday, Britney was asked, "If you could pick anyone to play you as a character in a movie, who would you choose? @britneyspears #AskBritneyJean [sic]."

The 31-year-old star responded by suggesting the 32-year-old brunette beauty, who began her acting career over 20 years ago and, like Britney, grew up in the spotlight.

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Kesha Banned from Malaysia Gig

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Concerts / Tours, Dance, Pop,

Ke$haKesha has been banned from performing in Malaysia.

The "Tik Tok" hitmaker was forced to cancel her concert Kuala Lumpur stadium tonight, after authorities threatened to imprison her because they decided her gig would harm cultural and religious sensitivities in the Muslim-majority country.

The 26-year-old singer admitted she was extremely disappointed by the decision. She tweeted, "I love my Malaysian animals so so much. xx I tried animals." She later added, "to be clear. I did NOT cancel. I was not allowed to play. and then I was going to play anyways and was threatened with imprisonment. [sic]"

The gig's organizer Livescape said it received a letter about the ban on Friday night, according to CTV News.

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Blake Shelton’s Brushes Off Cheating Rumors

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

Blake Shelton and Miranda LambertBlake Shelton has slammed new rumors Miranda Lambert is cheating on him.

The Voice judge insists he and the "Over You" singer's marriage is still going strong amid reports they are headed for a "$40 million divorce."

The 37-year-old "Boys' Round Here" hitmaker tweeted on Friday night, "I just read back to back NEW stories that @mirandalambert and I are having a baby, divorcing, cheating and feuding with @cher. Must be true!" He jokingly added, "If it costs 40 million dollars to get a divorce then how will we ever afford it?!!! We had that money set aside for health care!!!"

The couple tied the knot in 2011 and Blake previously claimed he "loved" the constant speculation about the state of their relationship: "I honestly do love it. I just know, to that kind of coverage, if I'm popular enough they want to put me and Miranda on that stuff -- that's awesome." But he also admitted that his relationship with Miranda isn't always perfect. "We had our ups and downs for damn sure along the way. I just could not imagine her not being in my life. I just couldn't get over her, I know I can't," he said.

Julianne Hough Wears Blackface for Halloween

Posted by Robin Paulson Categories: Television, Photos,

Julianne Hough as Suzanne UPDATE: Julianne has since apologized on Twitter.

It's no surprise that Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren of Netflix's Orange Is the New Black is indeed so popular of a character that folks want to dress up like her for Halloween. What is surprising is that dancer-turned-actress Julianne Hough found it acceptable to dress up in blackface.

Although it's good to see that fans are identifying with a female character of color, Hough could have done without the makeup, considering the fact that she was already wearing her hair in the character's recognizable quasi-spiked 'do and had Warren's ID tag easily noticeable on her chest.

Hough was spotted in the "Crazy Eyes" getup at a Halloween Party she attended with friends last night - all of whom were also dressed like Orange Is the New Black characters.

The Dancing with the Stars winner has yet to address any of the controversy and Twitter uproar regarding her Halloween costume.

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Tweetbot 3.0 for iPhone brings updated design to an already great app

Tweetbot 3.0

Tweetbot is the Twitter client of choice here at Gear Live HQ, and we've been delighted by the newest version, Tweetbot 3.0. Released yesterday on the App Store, Tweetbot 3.0 is an all-new app, completely rewritten and redesigned from the ground up by the team at Tapbots. If you're a user of the older version, the new Tweetbot may seem a bit unfamiliar at first, but that's just because the team stripped away old design ideas, and decided to take on iOS 7 design language, and it turned out fantastic. New functionality makes the app faster, and it's normally ready with your fully updated timeline whenever you launch it, thanks to the integration of the iOS 7 Background Fetch API. Sounds in Tweetbot are as whimsical as ever, and the whole app just feels brighter and more open. If you're already a Tweetbot user, it should be noted that Tweetbot 3.0 is a new, separate purchase. Check out a video demo after the break.

You can download Tweetbot 3.0 for iPhone now for $2.99.

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Nick and Joe Jonas Reassure Fans via Twitter

Posted by Robin Paulson Categories: Artist News, Gossip, Rumors, Pop,

Jonas Brothers

The fate of the Jonas Brothers hasn't looked too good lately amidst the cancellation of their latest tour and the deletion of their official Twitter account. Many fans, however, became hopeful when 2/3 of the band posted some reassuring words on their personal Twitter accounts.

"Bear with us," Nick, 21, posted while his brother Joe, 24, asked fans to "please hold while we get our s—t together."

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Kanye West Postpones Vancouver Tour

Kanye WestKanye West cancelled his Vancouver Yeezus tour due to "unforeseen circumstances."

The 36-year-old rapper - who is dating Kim Kardashian - pulled out of his gig in the Canadian city on Sunday night, which was the second scheduled show for the star on his first solo tour since 2008. The official account for Rogers Arena - the venue which would have hosted the performance - wrote, "Tonight's @KanyeWest show has been postponed to October 31st. #YeezusTour [sic]."

In response to a disappointed fan who was shocked, the company added, "@FRNKSHW - Sorry, we're disappointed too. But no hackers here."

The show since been rescheduled and Kanye will take to the stage at at Rogers Arena on October 31 and will next be performing at the Sap Centre in San Jose tomorrow night. Rumors suggest the delay is linked to the stolen production equipment truck which caused a 2 hour delay on opening night of Kanye's tour in Seattle, where he was joined by support act Kendrick Lamar.

Lady Gaga Is No Madonna Copy

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Gossip, Pop,

Madonna and Lady GagaLady Gaga is not a "reductive Madonna copy."

The "Applause" singer doesn't care if people accusing her of imitating the elder star - sparked by her 2011 single "Born This Way" bearing similarities to Madonna's "Express Yourself" - because she feels her work stands apart.

"LADY GAGA IS A REDUCTIVE MADONNA COPY! SHE'S OVER NOW! #WriteWhatUWant #SayWhatUWantBoutMe #ImNotSorry," she wrote on Twitter. She then added a link to a 2012 interview in which Madonna described her songs as "reductive," adding, "MADONNA HATES GAGA SHE'S OVER. I don't need anybody's permission to be remembered. I will be. Whether they like it or not."

Gaga, 27, also addressed her past issues with drugs and fluctuating weight in a similar manner: "LADY GAGA IS ON DRUGS. HER CAREER IS OVER! (Been an addict for 10 years) #WriteWhatUWant. My recovery is a daily battle."

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Kelly Clarkson Gets Married

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Music, Weddings,

Brandon Blackstock and Kelly ClarksonKelly Clarkson has gotten married.

The 31-year-old singer reportedly tied the knot with music manager Brandon Blackstock - whom she has been dating since February 2012 - at the luxurious Blackberry Farm resort in Walland, Tennessee, on Saturday. Renee Beranek, a relative of an employee at the stunning venue, wrote on Twitter, "Kelly Clarkson got married at Blackberry Farm today... My sister is the chef at Blackberry Farms... Crazy! [sic]."

The "Stronger" hitmaker sparked speculation of the nuptials after she filed for a marriage license in the town of Sumner County, Tennessee, last Tuesday, which gave the couple just 30 days to get hitched. The songstress had previously envisioned a big wedding with her friends and family in attendance, but she shot down those plans after becoming overwhelmed.

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Miley Cyrus Compares Sinead O’Connor to Amanda Bynes

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Music, Child Stars, Rants,

Sinead O'Connor and Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus has compared Sinead O'Connor to Amanda Bynes. The starlet hasn't responded well to the open letter the Irish hitmaker penned this morning, in which she warned Miley her provocative behavior and scantily-clad performances would leave her "prostituted" by the music business.

The former Hannah Montana star has taken to Twitter to slam Sinead, poking fun of her mental health and likening her to troubled actress Amanda, who has spent the summer in a psychiatric hospital. "Before Amanda Bynes.... There was...," she wrote, attaching a screenshot of a tweets from an account she believed was Sinead's, clamoring for psychiatric help. While the account was a fake, Sinead did post suicidal tweets in 2011 and has struggled with mental illness in the past.

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