Thursday, March 31, 2011

The 5 Browns' Dad Gets 10 Years to Life in Prison for Sexually Abusing Daughters

The 5 Browns' Dad Gets 10 Years to Life in Prison for Sexually Abusing Daughters

The father of famous sibling musicians The 5 Browns was sentenced to 10 years to life in prison in Utah on Thursday on charges of sexually abusing his three daughters, according to AP. After being charged last month, 55-year-old Keith Scott Brown pleaded guilty to three felonies: sodomy on a child under 14 and two charges of sex abuse of a child.

His daughters -- who, with their two brothers, form the renowned classical piano quintet -- are now in their 20s and 30s, and say they were molested by their father throughout their childhood. The sisters -- Desirae, 32, Deondra, 30, and Melody, 26 -- decided to press charges when they learned of their father's intentions to manage other child musicians. While Brown's lawyer has described his client as "remorseful," the judge was unapologetic when it came time for sentencing.

"I do believe you are a pedophile. I do believe you are a danger to society," Judge David Mortensen said to Brown. "I think it's obvious a home should be a refuge and a safe place, and that a parent should be a protector."

However, the judge informed Brown that he was issuing a lighter sentence than usual "through the consent of your victims." Brown's daughters agreed to a plea deal last month if their father would plead guilty; they appear to be less interested in revenge than in preventing him from harming others.

The 5 Browns are currently doing a concert tour on the East Coast, which has allowed them to avoid the media circus in their home state. They were not present at the hearing, but their attorney seemed satisfied with the sentence.

"This is what the victims wanted," the Deputy Utah County Attorney David Sturgill told The Salt Lake Tribune and other press at the courthouse. "I hope they're happy it finally came." Still, Sturgill is not sure that any sentence is truly adequate. "To say whether 10 years, 15, 20 years in jail or prison is enough for (what) he's done, I don't know," Sturgill said. "Whether it's good or bad, he has changed the course of their lives, and I don't know if there's any price he could possibly pay that would make up for that."


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Pink & Carey Hart's Day Out In Malibu

Pink and her husband Carey Hart were spotted strolling around the Malibu Country Mart on Thursday (March 31).

They browsed around in the home furnishings store "Room with a View" and then bought two coffee drinks at Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf.

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What Part of Billy Joel's Life Wasn't Fit for Print?

Billy JoelBilly Joel is keeping his life story to himself. Three years after inking a $3 million deal with HarperCollins to release a memoir, The Book of Joel, this June, the Piano Man has called...


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The Soup Blog: "Wendy Williams"

Find out what it takes to keep Christina Aguilera on your arm, and how women keep a hold of their rich and famous men.


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Unlikely Style Inspiration: "Roseanne"

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I went to the University of Hawaii for a semester during my junior year of college. I had a room with an inexplicably king-sized bed and a panoramic view of the ocean. There was a farmer's market down the street that sold fresh pineapples and papayas. I ate shaved ice for breakfast and sweet bread for dinner and it was generally just as awesome as it sounds. But you know what some of my best Hawaiian memories consist of? Lying in that king-sized bed and watching syndicated episodes of "Roseanne." Sad but true: I love this show more than I love panoramic views of the Pacific.

I understand if you don't share my love for the Connor clan, but can we all at least admit that these characters were unsung style heroes of the '90s? I mean, they looked just like us—sometimes a little worse—and they totally owned it. Click through for a thoroughly modern take on the "Roseanne" look…


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Adriana Lima & Alessandra Ambrosio Mix Modeling & Motherhood

Both part of the recent Victoria's Secret baby boom, model moms Adriana Lima and Alessandra Ambrosio were happy to take time out from this week's Victoria?s Secret Swim 2011 launch party to gush about the joys of motherhood.

"It was the best thing that can happen to my life," says Adriana, who is mom to 1-year-old daughter Valentina. "During pregnancy it was great. Those pregnancy hormones did wonders to me. I feel much more beautiful, sexier, more womanly. I think my hair, my skin is much better now."

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Watch: Filming Continues On The SoCal Set Of ?Wonder Woman?

Yesterday we got to see photos of actress Adrianne Palicki in full costume as Wonder Woman filming action scenes in Hollywood and today we get to see more photos and VIDEO from the set. As you may recall, we happily learned yesterday that the new Wonder Woman costume has been FIXED to look much better [...]


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Kendra Wilkinson Left Off Hugh Hefner's Wedding Guest List?

Kendra Wilkinson Left Off Hugh Hefner's Wedding Guest List?

Kendra Wilkinson may be busy trying to take home the mirror ball trophy on Dancing with the Stars, but that doesn't mean she's not still on top of her social calendar. The former Girl Next Door says she been anxiously awaiting the arrival of a wedding save-the-date card from former boyfriend Hugh Hefner and his new fiancée Crystal Harris -- but it has yet to come.

"I haven't gotten my save the date yet," Wilkinson told E! Online. "I'm not joking, I'm really pissed off about it."

Kendra says that if the invite to the summer wedding doesn't come soon, she might not make it to Hef's nups.

"If I don't get a save-the-date, I have another wedding to attend that same day," she said. "I got a save-the-date from one of my closest friends for that date. I'm planning on going to Hef's, but I haven't gotten the save-the-date for that same date. I'm getting kind of antsy because I need to pick which wedding to go to."

But Kendra says she's not holding the Playboy mogul responsible for the delay -- she's blaming Harris!

"It's Crystal that does the wedding planning," she said. "She's the girl! If she doesn't give me a save-the-date soon I'm going to have to put in my save-the-date with the other wedding."


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Colin Farrell Explains Friendship with Elizabeth Taylor

If you were surprised to hear that Colin Farrell not only attended Elizabeth Taylor’s funeral but also recited a poem, you’re not alone. The native Irish actor recently opened up about his unlikely friendship with the late legend.

According to PopEater, Colin explains, “How did we [...]


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Best Photo Bomb ever? Cougar Town co-stars go to St. Bart’s. THIS Masters of the Universe art show looks like it’s trying too hard. Sweet Valley High still lives. Blah. The Real Housewives of Miami is almost as bad as The Real Housewives of DC. Let’s hope it’s final ep last night is the final [...]


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Vanessa Hudgens Turns Belly Dance Instructor

Continuing in what's been quite the busy past month, Vanessa Hudgens was in good spirits while appearing on "Lopez Tonight" to promote her latest flick "Sucker Punch" last night (March 29).

The 22-year-old actress discussed her plans of adding more ink to her bod, "Well I definitely want one here on my ribcage. I have to figure out what it's gonna say. I want to get a little cross here (pinky finger). I was raised Catholic. Miley (Cyrus) has one there as well and it just looks so cool, like I'm a good girl cuz I have a cross."

Vanessa got into a bit more serious conversation, as well, discussing her infamous girl-on-girl encounters and the dangers of doing her own action stunts.

After the detailed discussion about herself, Hudgens then took time to teach host George Lopez how to shake what his momma gave him with a belly dancing lesson - check it out below!


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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Odd Future's South By Southwest Adventure: Watch Now!

MTV News cameras capture L.A. collective's 2011 SXSW journey.
By James Montgomery, with reporting by Christopher "CJ" Smith

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Photo: MTV News

By now, the carnage has been cleared and the backlash has already begun, but earlier this month, Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All — the 10-member Los Angeles rap collective/sleeper cell with whom we are currently obsessed — stormed the South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, playing more shows than anyone could possibly fathom (officially/unofficially, the number stands at seven), leaving a path of destruction and laceration in their wake.

In the process, they might have also moved from the blogosphere to the big time, wowing audiences with their unhinged performances, conducting a string of bizarre interviews and bonding with everyone from Erykah Badu to Diddy in between.

And while almost every media outlet on the planet was clamoring for time with the group, only MTV News was granted access to their inner circle. Our cameras were with them for the entirety of their SXSW experience, starting with their eye-popping performance at the mtvU Woodie Awards on March 16 and culminating with a Saturday-night set at the infamous Vice party on the 19th. We also caught them in the moments between shows, as they skated through Austin, screwed around in dressing rooms and basically did everything that's elevated them to their newfound status as hip-hop's most fascinating collective.

We've cut together the best moments in a sprawling video piece that's just as unhinged as Odd Future themselves, and, as they prepare to take the next steps in their fledgling careers — namely, new albums from Tyler, the Creator and the duo known as MellowHype — we're rolling it out for you. If you've slept on them so far, consider it a crash course in all things OFWGKTA. And if you've been with them since day one, well, then perhaps these videos can serve as a time capsule — capturing the moment when they graduated to the (sorta) mainstream.

Regardless, it's the kind of stuff that's too compelling to keep under wraps. So here, for your viewing pleasure, are the Wonderful Adventures of Odd Future at SXSW.

Which is your favorite Odd Future moment? Tell us below!

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Rachel Zoe & Rodger Berman Introduce Baby Skyler

What a cutie! Rachel Zoe and husband Rodger Berman introduced their newborn son Skyler in the above picture she posted on her blog on Wednesday.

The celebrity stylist, 39, gave birth to baby Skyler last week. The adorable tot weighed in at 6 lbs., 12 oz. and was 20 inches in length.

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Rapper Jim Jones Arrested in NYC

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Courteney Cox on "Strictly Platonic" Vacation with Co-Star Josh Hopkins

Courteney Cox on "Strictly Platonic" Vacation with Co-Star Josh Hopkins

Courteney Cox and Josh Hopkins have spent plenty of time together in exotic locales for Cougar Town, but now the stars are having some fun together off the set.

PEOPLE reports that the pair were spotted in the Caribbean taking in the sun and sand with Cox's daughter, Coco, although this time the trip was all play and no work.



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Britney Spears KILLS On ?Jimmy Kimmel Live?

After taking a bit of heat from some fans yesterday about her performance on Good Morning America, Britney Spears made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night and absolutely KILLED it! Not only did she put on two really hot performances (really) but she also appeared in a couple of comedic skits that reminded [...]


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Kardashians Cover Redbook May Issue

They?re everywhere, and the Kardashian Family has once again scored a magazine cover. This time it?s the May 2011 issue of Redbook.

Kim, Khloe, Kourtney, Kris, Kendall Jenner, and Kylie (and Mason Dash Disick) all look fabulous in their white getups as they work the camera like the seasoned pros they are.

In the accompanying interview, Kim shares that she doesn?t mind the constant public attention. ?There's nothing I'm really ashamed of, and I work hard on the show and all my other projects. I don't drink or do drugs, so I'm comfortable showing the world what my life is all about.?

Meanwhile, Mama Kris is quick to defend her girls. ?It's annoying when I hear, ?What do your girls do?? Well, first of all, all of my daughters have jobs. They are fashion stylists and designers; they own a chain of stores. They had the stores before they had the show. And my kids worked from the time they were 13 years old. So to me, that's a huge misconception ? that the girls don't work. They work 25 hours a day. And that they don't have any talent? They might not be singers or dancers, but they certainly know how to produce a television show. Whether you want to call it talent or not, they have multiple shows on the air. [I want to say,] How many shows do you have??

And when asked why people are so fascinated with her family, Khloe responded, ?We are a real family. We don't sugarcoat anything. We're not the Brady Bunch, but we always put each other first. We love each other on camera, we cry on camera. I think people relate to the realness of it.?


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Daniel Radcliffe Says Final 'Harry Potter' Press Tour Will Be 'Weird'

'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying' actor will trade Broadway for red carpets when 'Deathly Hallows' premieres in July.
By Eric Ditzian, with reporting by Josh Horowitz

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The end is almost upon us. Over a decade after production on the first "Harry Potter" began, the final film hits theaters in July, and as J.K. Rowling promised Daniel Radcliffe, she's not going to write more books about the boy wizard.

That's fine by Radcliffe, who has joked on many an occasion that he's ready to leave the franchise behind, not least because there'd be something unseemly about playing Harry as the actor approached middle age. But he's not done with "Potter" yet. There's still the upcoming press tour for the second part of "Deathly Hallows," which will require Radcliffe to step away from his new Broadway musical, "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," for a few days.

And, as he told MTV News recently, transitioning from one show-business world to another is going to be strange.

"In a way, it will probably be weird to suddenly have to switch out of the mode I'm in for this show and then go and do press," he said, adding with a laugh, "But I can do that. I'm very versatile!"

Being able to jump from performing to plugging and back again, Radcliffe added, simply comes with the territory.

"I think any actor that does a big film or even a show like this now without the expectation that they will have to do press for it is very naive," he said. "It's part of the job. It's as much a part of the job almost as anything else."

Check out everything we've got on "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2."

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Video: David Schwimmer on Becoming a Dad and Bringing an Important Cause Close to the Big Screen

David Schwimmer's latest directorial effort Trust is about a teenager's involvement with an online predator, and the topic is especially important to the Friends alum. He has volunteered with The Rape Foundation for several years, and through the nonprofit met a father of a sexual assault victim who, in turn, inspired the film. David and his wife Zoe are expecting their first child, but he revealed that he didn't learn about the pregnancy until shooting wrapped. Instead, he said his chats with his lead actor and father-of-two Clive Owen helped bring the script to life. David also talked with us about how he plans to help his own son or daughter navigate our technology-saturated world and why this movie, which hits theaters on Friday, was such a passion project for him. Check out our interview with him below, as well our chat with his two stars, Clive and up-and-coming actress Liana Liberato.


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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Reese Witherspoon: Robert Pattison is Dirty!

Reese Witherspoon is definitely fond of her "Water for Elephants" co-star Robert Pattinson , but that?s not to say she didn?t find his on-set grooming habits, well, questionable.

The newlywed actress said this while chatting with Entertainment Weekly: ?It?s a boy thing, right? To have dirty fingernails and hair. And his clothes were dirty all the time.?

However, Reese can?t quite blame the "Twilight" star ? after all, the movie takes place in a circus - a far cry from the damp, overcast Pacific Northwest setting of the supernatural series. ?It was a nice escape for him to be tan and in the sun all the time instead of the vampire gear," Witherspoon said.

In the film, out in theaters April 22, the stars? characters, Jacob and Marlena, become entwined in a tragic love triangle.


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Miley Cyrus: I Mess Up -- There You Go!

Miley Cyrus may flub a line or miss a step every now and again, but she doesn't try to hide it. In fact, she gleefully admits it: "I mess up - there you go!"

"But if you live your life trying to be perfect, you don't really live your life ever, because you don't really make any mistakes and at the end of your life you won't be very smart or wise," the "Hannah Montana" star told in a new interview with Australia's Telegraph,

Miley has encountered her fair share of scandal in recent times - as she was captured on video smoking a bong packed with Salvia, a supposedly-hallucinogenic herb that's legal in California. "I'm having a little bit of a bad trip," a disoriented Cyrus said in the video, "I want more of that s---."

But, Cyrus is keen to put the past behind her and wants to hit the headlines for her talent rather than her scandalous antics, as she said, "I want to show people who I really am more than just what they see on TV."


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Elijah Wood Smokes A Bong On The Set Of His New TV Series

Elijah Wood and some dude in a furry dog costume (identified as actor Jason Gann) were spotted on the boardwalk in Venice, CA yesterday filming new scenes for a new TV series titled Wilfred. Now, I’m not at all sure what Wilfred is about (nor was I aware that Elijah had signed up to do [...]


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Teen Mom Lawyer on Charges: It's a Set Up!

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The lawyer for " Teen Mom " star Jenelle Evans tells TMZ ... his client is the victim of a set up, and money is at the bottom of it all. Dustin Sullivan , Jenelle's lawyer, tells us he has a "serious problem" with the fact that Brittany Maggard -- the… Read more


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The Soup Blog: "Bad Girls Club"

Jessica can't identify a noun even if it slapped her in the face. See the pop quiz that puts her to shame!


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A New Batch Of Britney Spears ?Out? Magazine Outtake Photos Have Hit The Internets

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Lil Wayne Renews His Love For New York At Long Island Shows

Closing the second night of the I Am Still Music stop at Nassau Coliseum, Weezy gives a shout-out to his Rikers COs.
By Rahman Dukes

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UNIONDALE, New York — It's been roughly two weeks since Lil Wayne returned to the big stage with his I Am Still Music Tour. He's been tearing up venues across the country in the days that followed, but there was something sentimental about his two nights of sold-out shows at Long Island's Nassau Coliseum.

After all, just a few months ago, a little more than 20 miles away, Wayne was doing hard time at Rikers Island, serving a one-year prison sentence on weapons charges stemming from the 2007 arrest that followed his show at New York's Beacon Theatre. On Monday night, Wayne exchanged the 8-foot cell he was housed in at the Eric M. Taylor Center for a hockey arena and thanked fans for their support during his down time.

"A few months ago, I was stuck in this island," Wayne told the audience. "This place called Rikers Island. It was people like Drake and people like y'all who made me feel like I was in a paradise of love. Shout out to the COs I'm cool with, but tell the warden to kiss my ass."

But in reality, Weezy showed no signs of bitterness toward the state he unwillingly called home for the majority of 2010. The larger-than-life MC appeared onstage sporting a blue and orange New York Knicks cap, his signature polo shirt and black leather pants.

Wayne closed out his New York run backed by a live band, unearthing a catalog of smash hits including "Mrs. Officer," "Go DJ" and "Got Money" as well as mixtape cuts such as "I'm Single" and "Bill Gates." With appearances by Lil Twist, Mack Maine, Shanell and Nicki Minaj, Weezy continued to make the point that his Young Money movement was reminiscent of previous rap powerhouse cliques who made their marks in the hip-hop game.

"Remember how Diddy had his artists? And Jay had Roc-a-fella, and Baby had all his artists?" Wayne asked. "Well, I have all my artists."

Halfway through his set, Wayne introduced Minaj, and the Queens MC ripped through her own records for her hometown crowd. Nicki ignited the audience with hits "Roman's Revenge" to "Did It on 'Em" to the celebratory "Right Through Me" anthem, for which she donned a wedding dress. And as she assisted Wayne on "Roger That" he appeared to be stunned by Nicki's tight, ripped-up jeans.

"Make some noise for the best rapper aliiive," Nicki yelled at the crowd, referring to Wayne as she exited the stage. "Make some noise for them pants!" Wayne shot back.

Preceeding Wayne's set, Rick Ross also ignited the coliseum with his array of hits and a surprise guest appearance by close friend DJ Khaled, who joined him for "We Takin' Over." Khaled also showed his New York support wearing a New York Yankees clubhouse jacket.

The show had emotional moments in between songs too. Wayne took time to send prayers for earthquake victims in Japan and acknowledged members of the military in the audience who came out to support the MC in their uniforms.

"We got a couple soldiers in here; make some noise for these men," Wayne said, removing his tinted shades as the house lights spotlighted the warriors.

On the night of his arrest years ago, Weezy vowed to never return to the Big Apple. But judging by the diamond-studded grin he flashed throughout the night as the crowd chanted "Weezy's Home," it's a safe assumption that the MC was happy to be back in New York.

"New York always showed us love," said Birdman, sitting in his tour bus following the show. "It was just unfortunate he had to come out here and do time. But the people always showed us mad love. New York is probably one of our biggest markets. They always supported us, and we always showed them love."

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Selma Blair: Stylish Mom-To-Be

Stylish mama-to-be Selma Blair was spotted wearing a black leather jacket and knee high boots while running errands in Los Angeles, Calif. on Friday (March 25).

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Jodie Foster Stands Up for Mel Gibson

He?s one of the most hated men in Hollywood these days, thanks to recordings of drunken violent rants and his reputation as a woman beater, but Mel Gibson has an ally in Jodie Foster.

The ?Silence of the Lambs? actress seems to be able to look past all of Gibson?s faults to see what she calls ?a brilliant man, a beautiful talent, and a loyal, loyal friend.?

Foster told press, ?From the moment I met him, there was such a connection that I knew we would be friends for the rest of my life.?

Jodie directed and costarred with Mel in ?The Beaver.? ?We work exactly in the same way: No bulls**t. We?ve had so many conversations about the topics the film explores.?

Gibson?s personal struggles were the very reason Jodie cast him in the role. ?I knew he could relate so much to Walter?s struggles that there was no way he would play it as a comedy. That Mel?s character be dramatically consumed in this internal struggle was very important to me.?


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Monday, March 28, 2011

Katy Perry's Boob-Baring Outfits Traumatize Her Preacher Mother

Katy Perry's Boob-Baring Outfits Traumatize Her Preacher Mother

Katy Perry's preacher mother wants her daughter to join the family business. Mary Perry Hudson, who raised Perry in a conservative Christian home, is shopping around a book proposal about her life with her pop-star daughter. In the book proposal obtained by Page Six, Hudson expresses her wish for Katy to preach the word of the Lord, rather than the gospel of "California Gurls."

"I recognized the psalmist gift in her performance," writes Hudson about attending one of her daughter's concerts. "Yet she sang out, 'I kissed a girl, and I liked it,' while thousands joined her. One part of my heart soared... the other part broke for the thousands of hungry souls being fed something that didn't nourish their spirit, but fed their flesh."

And speaking of flesh, Katy's mom is also unhappy with the amount that Perry shows her fans when she's on stage. In a passage about being backstage with her daughter, Hudson recalls her horror at Perry's skimpy costumes.

"Katy stepped out from behind the changing doors in a tiny risqué costume. No mother wants to see the top of her daughter's boobs," recalls Hudson. "My first instinct was to order her back behind those doors and demand she put something else on... However, I had no problem letting my eyebrows say what I wouldn't allow my mouth to utter."

Hudson says she envisioned Perry being a charismatic preacher, even a faith healer who cures the sick (now that would be worth the price of a concert ticket!). She writes that she has prayed over her daughter's stardom, saying: "Oh, dear God, how can I save her from all this? The money, the fame, the network, the people surrounding her, how can I compete?"

Hudson compares her relationship with Katy to that of Billy Ray and Miley Cyrus, or Jon Voight and Angelina Jolie: parents whose famous children don't live by their conservative Christian values. Yet Katy's situation is a little different, in that she actually did start out as a Christian artist (back when she was going by Katy Hudson). Perry still has "Jesus" tattooed on her wrist, and while she's made fun of her strict upbringing in the press, she has also been very protective and respectful of her parents' beliefs. Yes, she's a bit of a wild child -- but one who speaks out against blasphemy on Twitter. We wouldn't be surprised if Mary Hudson was secretly a proud mama, even if these excerpts seem to say otherwise.


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SPONSORED: Dame Judi Dench: From Stage to Screen

SPONSORED: Dame Judi Dench: From Stage to Screen

Dame Judi Dench, who plays Mrs Fairfax in Cary Fukunaga's adaptation of Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, is one of the most acclaimed screen actresses of the past decade, however Dench was and is a reluctant movie star. Essentially a late bloomer when it comes to film acting, Dench told The Times of London in 2009, “I'm more comfortable on stage, where there is an audience to tell a story to, as opposed to a film set where you are not in charge at all. On stage you can hear an audience's reactions. Within two minutes of a play starting you know how the evening will go. On film you're more reliant on the director. The moment he leaves you, you're like a child learning to walk.” Dench, however, has taken huge strides as a cinematic performer, with her mastery of screen acting undoubtedly rooted in the confidence she gained from her work on stage.

Jane Eyre hits theaters March 11. Click here for an exclusive movie clip!


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Prince William & Kate Middleton?s Wedding Cake Unveiled

Earlier today we learned the scant details available about Prince William‘s bachelor party which took place over the weekend and right now we get our first look at the wedding cakes that will be used in William‘s wedding reception to his bride-to-be Kate Middleton. The wedding cakes will be floral themed and are being designed [...]


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Jon Cryer's "TCA" Musical Debut

The "Two and a Half Men" star reveals what he's been up to since his show was shut down last month. Sneak a peek!


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Reese Witherspoon?s Wedding Details

She was a blushing bride at her wedding to Jim Toth over the weekend, and Reese Witherspoon looked nothing short of amazing.

According to a report, the ?Cruel Intentions? actress wore a Monique Lhuillier dress and exchanged William Goldberg wedding bands with the CAA talent agent.

As for the guest list, about 120 friends and family members showed up for the fairytale affair, including Tobey Maguire, Renee Zellweger, Sean Penn, Scarlett Johansson, Matthew McConaughey and his gal Camila Alves.

And the menu was exquisite- LA eatery Lucques served up an endive salad, wild striped bass with potatoes, chanterelles and garlic, mustard grilled chicken, and herb roasted lamb. An Erica O?Brien wedding cake capped off the meal.

A friend of the couple told press, "They feel like they've hit the jackpot in this relationship!"


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How Is Drew Barrymore Like Michael Jordan??

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... when it comes to basketball, they both like to play with their tongues out. Drew Barrymore sat on the court to watch the Lakers smack the Clippers this weekend ... and during the action, she sucked face with her boyfriend Will Kopelman . Read more


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Britney Spears Rocks the Crowd with San Francisco Performance

Just days before the release of her new album Femme Fatale and a surprise performance in Las Vegas on Friday night, Britney Spears took to the stage again on Sunday in San Francisco and rocked the crowd

The pop star, looking better then ever, performed a medley of her new songs at the Bill Graham Civic [...]


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Victoria Justice and Co: Blue Ball Birthday Babes

Treating herself to a much deserved night of partying, Victoria Justice was among the stars on hand for Perez Hilton's Blue Ball Birthday Celebration in Hollywood, California on Saturday (March 26).

Clad in a festive blue frock, the "Victorious" cutie worked the arrivals area as she joined fellow party guests including Aubrey O?Day, Jenna Jameson, Dita Von Teese, JoJo and Debbie Gibson, to name a few.

Always communicating with her many faithful followers, Miss Justice commented on the theme appropriate music being played, as she tweeted, "Blue (Da Ba Dee)- Eiffel 65. Bringin' back some good old 90's memories... :{)"

The night on the town comes just after it was announced that Victoria has landed herself the lead role in the upcoming movie "Fun Size".

With filming to begin this spring in Minnesota, "Fun Size" tells the tale of "a sarcastic teenage girl who is forced to take her little brother trick-or-treating on Halloween, then loses him and must find him before their mother finds out," according to THR.


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Get a Striped Maternity Dress

Selma Blair looked cute and casual running errands in Los Angeles last week. She stayed comfy in a long black and white striped dress. Get a maternity dress with a different twist on Selma's maxi dress.

A Pea in the Pod's strapless halter dress ($63.99) has the same long silhouette but much thinner stripes. MAX & CLEO's sleeveless empire dress waist dress ($99.99) has funky stripes that look painted on. Asos has a wide stripe body conscious dress ($53.79) that will definitely show off your belly.

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Sunday, March 27, 2011

Geraldine Ferraro Dead at 75


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Kaskade Tears Up The Decks At LIV In Miami

Miami Music Week continues with one of EDM's best.
By Adam Stewart


MIAMI — It was another big night at Fontainebleau's LIV nightclub, where Miami's A-list once again turned out to champion one of dance music's best. After Laidback Luke's "Super You & Me" party featuring Skrillex on Wednesday night and an epic set by Swedish House Mafia's Axwell on Thursday, the room was redecorated and the stage was set to host a full night devoted to none other than Kaskade.

Kicking off his day with a surprise guest set at Pete Tong's BBC Radio 1 Pool Party at the Surfcomber, Kaskade (born Ryan Raddon) arrived at LIV fully warmed up by the energetic bikini-clad crowd. The line stretched out into the street and the venue was jam-packed with diehard fans lucky enough to get on the right side of the velvet rope of one of Miami Music Week's biggest shows.

Mid-set, a tripped fire alarm caused a brief intermission while the system reset. The crowd, however, egged on by Kaskade's impromptu storytelling and comedic sense on the mic, began their own frenzied chants, including the hook from the circa-2000 techno hit "Kernkraft 400" by Zombie Nation, a moment that sparked nostalgia for more than just a few in the crowd. But when the green light came to turn the music back to max, Kaskade kicked the party into high gear.

Raddon has always had a knack for bringing his biggest to the stage, and tonight was no exception. With a massive remix of his and Deadmau5's "Move for Me" — transformed into a very catchy, wobbly synthed banger — the crowd couldn't resist the temptation to sing along to the new rendition of one of his biggest hits ever.

He then dropped a rework of another one of his original smashes, this time with "Don't Stop Dancing Girl," which he infused with melodic piano riffs and thumping beats.

Shortly thereafter, Raddon, known for his penchant for mash-ups, which he often shares with his fans on #MusicMondays, dropped a mix of Marco V's "Reaver" with Red Carpet's 2007 smash "Alright."

Rounding out the hour with Max Vangeli and AN21's remix of Pendulum's "The Island," Raddon again set the bar as one of the world's premier DJs, whose success and talent in the studio transitions seamlessly to his live gigs and beyond. To those lucky enough to attend Kaskade's night at LIV, it was one for the ages.

Checking out Kaskade tonight on Ultra Music Festivals Main Stage? Be sure to stick with MTV News, and follow our team on Twitter (@Adam MTVNews & @ASBhansali) for all of the latest Miami Music Week action!

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Geraldine Ferraro Passes Away at 75

Geraldine , the first woman to ever run for Vice President of the United States, passed away today. She was 75.

A family spokesperson confirms that Ferraro succombed to blood cancer at Massachusetts General Hospital around 10 a.m. In 1984, the three-term congresswoman from Queens joined Walter Mondale's Presidential ticket in an election against Ronald Reagon and George H.W. Bush.

The latter duo won 49 out of 50 states to retain the White House.

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Soon after her passing, Mondale paid tribute to his former running mate, remember her "a remarkable woman and a dear human being" and adding:

"She was a pioneer in our country for justice for women and a more open society. She broke a lot of molds and it's a better country for what she did."

Sarah Palin, who followed in Ferraro's Vice Presidential footsteps in 2008, also released a statement on her Facebook page: "She broke one huge barrier and then went on to break many more. May her example of hard work and dedication to America continue to inspire all women."


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Mullyman, Phil Ade Break Out From The DMV

'Where I come from and in the game, period, the underdog is squeezed out,' Mullyman tells Mixtape Daily.
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Photo: Mullyman

Fire Starter: DMV Edition

Wale has been making a lot of noise lately after he inked a deal with Rick Ross to join the Bawse's Maybach Music Group. But the "Pretty Girls" MC isn't the only DMV (the Metro D.C. area, consisting of Obama's 'hood, Maryland and Virginia) artist on the come-up. Baltimore's Mullyman (with an assist from 50 Cent DJ Whoo Kid) and Silver Spring (by way of Cali) rhyme spitter Phil Adé are grinding like the Clipse. Here, the two spoke with Mixtape Daily about their latest projects. Kirk out, young.

Representing: Baltimore
Mixtape: Mullyman vs. the Machine
Standouts: "6:30 (Six Thirty)," "Greatness"

"The machine represent the norm, the conventional way of things being done," Mullyman told us about his recent offering. "The industry is pretty much set up where you hear the same songs over in repetition all day. It's set up to squeeze the little man out or leave little room for him to make moves. So what I stand for is the underdog. I want it to be known that I come from a place where there's never been an artist to make it from Baltimore. There's one artist that the world knows from the DMV, that's Wale. So where I come from, statistically, where I come from and in the game, period, the underdog is squeezed out. So Mullyman vs. Machine is me fighting for myself, my city, against a system that doesn't give us a voice. I'm basically trying to John Henry the game."

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Representing: Silver Spring, Maryland
Mixtape: The Letterman
Standouts: "My Story," "Like Dat"

"I have two projects,Starting on JV and The Letterman," Phil Adé told Mixtape Daily. "And really, those connect as a theme. As far as the difference between them, there's a difference in subject matter. When I first started, I was rapping about how I was better than everyone and how I could spit, I'm fire. [He laughs.] But now, as I've grown and seen things and moved around, seeing things in the industry and how my parents have reacted to it, I've had more experiences and seen more life. So you can see my graduation in the game. I just try to capture those experiences and give people an insight into my life.

For other artists featured in Mixtape Daily, check out Mixtape Daily Headlines.

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'Grey's Anatomy' Recap: Under Pressure

'Grey's Anatomy' Recap: Under Pressure

The Chief has finally come to terms with the idea that Adele probably has Alzheimer's, and so his way of dealing with it is to pressure Derek to accept her into the study. When a patient unexpectedly drops out, a spot opens up, but when Mere runs the test to see if Adele is eligible, Adele doesn't score low enough to qualify.

When Richard finds out that she only failed (passed?) by a single point, he hits the roof, but Mere makes Derek hold firm since the whole study could be ruined if they make one exception to the standard protocol. Adele is thrilled to be rejected since she wants to believe she doesn't have Alzheimer's but when Meredith tells her about the things she got wrong on her test and Adele finally has to admit she's sick; the reason she was in denial is that she and Richard finally found happiness and now this is threatening to tear them apart once again.


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