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Beyonce was phenomenal at the Super Bowl, says Michelle Obama

Beyonce was phenomenal at the Super Bowl, says Michelle Obama New York, Feb 4 : Michelle Obama was among the millions, who stuck around on Sunday to watch Beyonce perform at the half time of Super Bowl XLVII.

The First Lady -- who dined on Chesapeake crab cakes in honor of Baltimore and San Francisco cioppino stew with sourdough toast during the big game, according to White House pool reports -- tweeted her excitement about the singer's halftime show.

"Watching the #SuperBowl with family and friends. @beyonce was phenomenal! I am so proud of her! -mo," the Huffington Post quoted her as writing.


Tickets woes and a quick sell-out for first weekend of Coachella Music festival

Tickets woes and a quick sell-out for first weekend of Coachella Music festival Washington, Jan 30 : Tickets for the first weekend of this year's `Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival' reportedly sold out within 15 minutes, even when computer users reported widespread problems in attempting to purchase weekend passes.

Long wait times and site crashes plagued those attempting to purchase tickets for the more-in-demand April 12 weekend of the annual music festival's in Indio, California, the Los Angeles Times reported.

However, the tickets for April 12 continued to be purchased up to two hours after they were said to be sold out.


Michael Phelps `whisks off stunning waitress girlfriend to Bahamas`

Michael Phelps `whisks off stunning waitress girlfriend to Bahamas` Washington, Jan. 30 : Michael Phelps, who broke up with aspiring model Megan Rossee in December after a 10-month relationship, has whisked off a stunning waitress to the Bahamas for a romantic vacation.

The legendary swimmer's new girlfriend is 22-year-old Sarah Herndon, and according to her pal, she has been "swept off her feet" by Phelps, Radar Online reported.

The 18 time Olympic gold medallist met her while she was on a holiday with her family in Cabo St Lucas, and she extended her trip an extra day to stay with him, while her family went home.


Ashley Judd splits from race car-driving husband Dario Franchitti

Ashley Judd splits from race car-driving husband Dario Franchitti New York, Jan 30 : Ashley Judd and her race car driver hubby Dario Franchitti are splitting up after more than 10 years of marriage.

Judd told People magazine that they have mutually decided to end their marriage, the New York Daily News reported.

"We'll always be family and continue to cherish our relationship based on the special love, integrity, and respect we have always enjoyed," she said.

Judd and Franchitti, 39, tied the knot in 2001 at a private wedding in Scotland. (ANI)


Steve Wozniak irked by `totally wrong` scene in ‘jOBS’ film

Steve Wozniak irked by `totally wrong` scene in ‘jOBS’ film Washington, Jan 26 : Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has said that filmmakers got it "totally wrong" in a recently-released scene from Ashton Kutcher's upcoming Steve Jobs biopic `jOBS.'

In the scene, Kutcher's Jobs tries to persuade Wozniak, portrayed by actor Josh Gad, that consumers at that time would actually be interested in buying personal computers if they were available. Wozniak is none too receptive to the idea.

"Nobody wants to buy a computer... nobody," Gad says in the scene.

But, the real-life Wozniak claims it was actually the other way around, CBS News reported.


I still hope for reconciliation. I love Maria still, says Arnie

I still hope for reconciliation. I love Maria still, says ArnieWashington, January 23 : Arnold Schwarzenegger has revealed that he still loves Maria Shriver and is hoping that they can get back together.

"We're not fighting any war. I still hope for reconciliation. I love Maria still," Fox News quoted Schwarzenegger as telling Bild.

The answer was in response to a question where the former Californian Governor was asked if he was spending Christmas with his family -- including his ex-wife.


President and First Lady dance to `Let’s Stay Together`

President and First Lady dance to `Let’s Stay Together` Washington, Jan 22 : President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle danced to `Let's Stay Together,' performed by Jennifer Hudson, at the Commander-in-Chief's Ball after his inauguration.

The 44th President of the United States introduced his wife, as she emerged on stage in a long red dress, saying, that she inspires him everyday, the Politico reported.

Obama famously sang a line from the song at an Apollo Theater fundraiser a year ago. (ANI)


Bill Clinton is a Homeland fan, says Claire Danes

Bill Clinton is a Homeland fan, says Claire Danes Washington, Jan 15 : Claire Danes has revealed that she got a special request to hang out with President Bill Clinton, who she says is a fan of her political thriller "Homeland."

The "Homeland" star told Access Hollywood that Clinton had asked her if she would come and meet him in some special room, after they both appeared at the Golden Globes, the Politico reported.

Danes further said that when she arrived, she saw Clinton talking to Jessica Alba and Rosario Dawson and thought that it was amazing, as he is an icon.


Zero Dark Thirty claims 1st place at US box office with $24m revenue

Zero Dark Thirty claims 1st place at US box office with $24m revenue Washington, Jan 14 : `Zero Dark Thirty' claimed the top spot at the box office over the weekend.

According to studio estimates Sunday, Sony Pictures' Osama bin Laden manhunt drama nabbed first place with 24 million dollars in its first weekend in wide release, CBS News reported.

The film, which opened in a limited run last month, earned five Oscar nominations last week, including Best Picture, Original Screenplay and Best Actress for Jessica Chastain as a dogged CIA operative.

Open Road Films' horror parody `A Haunted House' starring Marlon Wayans debuted in second place with a solid 18.8 million dollars.


Beyonce announces Destiny’s Child reunion

Beyonce announces Destiny’s Child reunion New York, Jan 11 : Beyonce announced Destiny's Child's reunion when she broke the news that the American R n B girl group is set to release its first new material in nearly a decade.

The 31-year-old singer has revealed in her website that she is proud to announce the first original Destiny's Child music in eight years, the New York Daily reported.

According to ET, `Love Songs' will be a collection of Destiny's Child's most romantic tracks along with at least one new song called "Nuclear."


Jessica Alba and Megan Fox to present Golden Globe Awards

Jessica Alba and Megan Fox to present Golden Globe AwardsWashington, Jan 11 : Jessica Alba and Megan Fox will be presenting this year's Golden Globe Awards, it has been confirmed.

According to People magazine, the 31-year-old actress and Fox have been added to the roster of A-list presenters at the 70th Golden Globe Awards.

On the other hand, a source also confirmed that Adele will attend the star-studded show, which will be her first red carpet event since giving birth to a son in October.

Other stars who are confirmed as presenters at the Golden Globes include George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Garner, Jennifer Lopez and more. (ANI)


‘Zero Dark Thirty’ makers defend film as US lawmakers raise questions over torture scenes

‘Zero Dark Thirty’ makers defend film as US lawmakers raise questions over torture scenesNew York, Jan 9 : The makers of controversial film `Zero Dark Thirty' have defended their cinematic depiction of the CIA's harsh interrogation techniques that helped lead to the killing of Osama bin Laden.

At the New York Film Critics Circle awards ceremony in Manhattan, the film's director, Kathryn Bigelow, defended the scenes in which she portrayed CIA agents engaging in enhanced interrogation techniques.


`Texas Chainsaw 3-D` no. 1 film with $23 million in box office sales

`Texas Chainsaw 3-D` no. 1 film with $23 million in box office sales New York, Jan 7 : Lionsgate's horror sequel `Texas Chainsaw 3-D' debuted at No. 1 at the box office with 23 million dollars earnings over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.

The movie picks up where 1974's `The Texas Chainsaw Massacre' left off, with masked killer Leatherface on the loose again.

Quentin Tarantino's revenge saga `Django Unchained' held on at No. 2 for a second-straight weekend with 20.1 million dollars, the New York Post reported.

The Weinstein Co. release raised its domestic total to 106.4 million dollars.


Torture in bin Laden raid movie ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ merely fiction, says ex-CIA official

Torture in bin Laden raid movie ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ merely fiction, says ex-CIA official Washington, Jan. 7 : Bloody interrogations like those shown in Hollywood movie Zero Dark Thirty, which is based on the hunt for Osama bin Laden, never really happened, a former CIA official, who ran such programs, said.

In a Washington Post article headlined `Sorry Hollywood. What we did wasn''t torture,' Jose Rodriguez wrote that the truth is that no one was bloodied or beaten in the enhanced interrogation programme, which was supervised by him from 2002 to 2007.


Hulk Hogan refiles $100m sex tape lawsuit

Hulk Hogan refiles $100m sex tape lawsuit Washington, Jan. 5 : Hulk Hogan has refiled the 100-million-dollar lawsuit against a website that posted his sex tape online, after he withdrew the case last month.

Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, dismissed the lawsuit against Gawker in federal court without prejudice last month, but refiled it in Florida state court, where he's also suing his sex tape partner Heather Clem
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