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Rihanna to Launch American ‘Styled To Rock’

RihannaRihanna is bringing her Styled To Rock TV show to the US. The production - which sees designers battle it out to create a stage outfit for the singing star - was axed after one series on Sky Living in the UK, but the "Diamonds" singer will now partner with the Style Network to resurrect it in the US.

"Fashion has always played an integral part in my life and career. I am so excited to partner with Style Network and share my creative insight with these 12 designers and give them this opportunity to showcase their work," she said in a statement.

The UK show was hosted by Henry Holland and Nicola Roberts, but the celebrity line-up has yet to be announced for the new show. Rihanna herself only appeared in three episodes before it was dropped after failing to draw in enough viewers and production crew also blamed the hectic schedule of the pop stars who took part for causing problems.

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Oprah Supports Rihanna’s Reunion with Chris Brown

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Rihanna and OprahOprah Winfrey has given Rihanna's reunion with Chris Brown her blessing. The chat show queen - who recently interviewed the "Diamonds" singer on her show Oprah's Next Chapter about her relationship with the R&B singer who assaulted her in 2009 - praised the pop princess for being able to forgive him.

"You know what I loved about that interview is that she came with a big, wide open heart. She was in the space of forgiveness. And that she learned a lesson, that she was repeating with Chris Brown exactly what she needed to learn from her father," she told Extra.

During their interview in August, Rihanna spoke about her memories of her father Ronald Fenty being physically abusive to her mother and how she learned to forgive him. Oprah said she does not think less of the popstar for reuniting with Chris: "I think that if she is prepared to deal with that and is prepared to help him help himself then so be it. I have no judgment whatsoever. If that's how you choose to lead your life, that's really okay."


Rihanna Takes Oprah on Tour of Barbados

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Rihanna and OprahRihanna has taken Oprah Winfrey on a tour of Barbados.

The "We Found Love" singer gave the popular talk show host a private tour of her native island when she visited her for a special in-depth interview for an upcoming episode of Oprah's Next Chapter.

The 24-year-old singer teased fans on Twitter by posting a picture of the pair in her car along with the caption, "Look who popped up in my hometown Barbados...Top notch."

Oprah admitted to being pleasantly surprised by the "refreshing" superstar and announced that the special episode of Oprah's Next Chapter will air in America later this month. "What a refreshing surprise she is!... Rihanna interview is August 19th. Didn't want to compete with Olympics! But worth the wait. She brought it!" she wrote on her Twitter.

Oprah was invited to film inside Rihanna's house as part of the revealing interview in which the star is rumored to open up about her relationship with ex-boyfriend Chris Brown, with whom she split in 2009 after he assaulted her. The interview will mark the first time Rihanna has spoken on Oprah's show, despite the bubbly host dedicating an entire episode to domestic violence after the Chris Brown incident.


American Idol: Top 8 Results

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Mover than 53 million votes were recorded after American Idol’s Tuesday performance round, but one of the Top 8 failed to score a big enough share to survive the night.

Before any results were revealed, Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina again paired up to deliver a duet of “American Honey,” originally by Lady Antebellum. They sound wonderful together, and the number was perfect. They’ll be performing a lot of duets together over the summer, when they both go out on the Idol tour.

The week’s Ford music video followed, a rather fun combination of cars and zombies. Watch all this year’s music video at Albumista.

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VIDEO: Rihanna Shines in SNL’s Ronnie and Clyde Skit

Jon Hamm was the host, but musical guest Rihanna stole the spotlight on Saturday’s SNL.

The songstress co-starred in one of Andy Samberg’s infamous digital shorts. Together, the pair become Ronnie & Clyde … to hilarious effect. Watch the whole skit in the clip above.

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American Idol 9: Top 9 Results


A montage of clips from Tuesday’s performance round as the Beatles music played in the background. Such was the intro of the Top 9 results show of . Would this results show be the one to feature the judges’ save? Ryan Seacrest promised “shocking” vote tallies at the top of the episode, which was jam-packed with a mishmash of performances (with a few results thrown in).

Idol Gives Back will air in two weeks. To aid in the effort, Idol judges are donating prizes and items to raise money. Just go to the official Web site for details or to give.

The Top 9 appeared on stage to sing a medley of Beatles tunes. Lee DeWyze kicked it off beautifully. As “Here, There and Everywhere” progressed and fans screamed, I couldn’t help but feel impressed. When Andrew Garcia came out with “Got To Get You Into My Life” the number truly became fun. The wardrobe was really, really good too. Other songs featured in the medley included “Fool on the Hill,” “All You Need is Love” and “She Loves You.” It was definitely the best group performance of the season.

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Stars Line Up for Haiti Telethon

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Specials, ABC, CBS, FOX, HBO, MTV, NBC, The CW, News,


, Wyclef Jean and Anderson Cooper will be accompanied by a number of big names during their upcoming telethon.

, a fundraiser organized for the devastated country, will air commercial-free this Friday night across a number of networks. ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN, BET, the CW, HBO, MTV, VH1 and CMT are among the channels involved.

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This Week on TV (12/28-1/3)

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MONDAY (12/28)
  • Dog Whisperer (Nat. Geographic, 8pm):  “Cesar goes Down Under to help some Aussies tame their problem pooches.” Dingoes aren’t the only things babies should be worried about.
  • Hoarders (A&E, 10pm):  “A woman who lost custody of her son because of her hoarding also risks losing her two daughters.” Well, that would help lighten her load a bit.
  • Men of a Certain Age (TNT, 10pm):  “Joe opts to dine with his bookie instead of attending a function.” He wanted to talks odds over the 2-for-1 special.

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Good Morning, Chris Brown

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Music, Talk Shows, ABC, Gossip,

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What’s worse? Homosexual suggestion or highly-publicized domestic abuse? ABC seems to think the former is far worse - at least, to Good Morning America viewing audiences. On the heels of early-morning performance, the show is getting ready for Chris Brown to appear.

Wait…really?

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Taylor Lautner to Host Saturday Night Live

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Touchdown!

NBC might not have been able to land Robert Pattinson, but they have just scored someone with a lot better abs.

On December 12, Taylor Lautner will be the one entertaining the audience at Saturday Night Live. Rolling Stone‘s current cover boy - who’ll be joined by musical artist Bon Jovi - will host just five weeks after his rumored girlfriend, Taylor Swift, pulled double duty.

Gossip Girl‘s Blake Lively and Rihanna will be the studio 8H guests on December 5. James Franco and Muse will then appear on December 19.

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