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Scammer calls social worker on Mariah Carey

In Breaking News, Celebrity News on May 13, 2011 at 6:45 pm

New parents Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon got a hospital visit from a social worker this week, according to Cannon, after someone complained that Carey was abusing her newborn twins by consuming alcohol and drugs while breastfeeding.

Husband Nick Cannon said Thursday that the situation may have been triggered by a nurse’s suggestion that a small amount of dark beer could help Carey’s breastfeeding — and Cannon added that it all could have been the work of a scammer trying to sell a story to tabloids.

Carey and her twins, born two weeks ago, remain hospitalized while she recovers from a Caesarean delivery and the babies are treated in a neonatal intensive care unit.

“Child protective services were called with allegations that, you know, there was some drinking and drugs and all that going on while in the hospital, which again makes no sense to me,” Cannon told CNN’s Piers Morgan in an interview to air Thursday night. “Like, how would a hospital even allow that?”

In an interview Thursday with A.J. Hammer to air on HLN’s “Showbiz Tonight,” Cannon said the social worker approached him in the hospital hallway, saying “they were here to see me because there had been allegations that there was drug and alcohol use, not only during the stay in the hospital.”

The trigger for the social worker’s visit Tuesday was apparently a suggestion by a nurse that Carey drink “a small amount of Guinness, the dark beer, that it improves the yeast for breastfeeding or the yeast improves breastfeeding,” Cannon said. Carey consumed a small amount, following the nurse’s suggestion, according to Cannon.

“I guess someone maybe overheard that (suggestion), and this is a good way to make a quick buck, or call the tabloids,” he said. “It’s kind of sad that people think that we’ll make money off of these newborns.”

A spokesman for the Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services would not comment, citing confidentiality rules.


Suprising Elimation of American Idol

In Breaking News, Celebrity News on May 13, 2011 at 6:10 am

James Durbin Eliminated; Three Remain on ‘American Idol’

We were all shocked when it was announced that James Durbin was heading home. While many expected James to make it to the finals and go home with the title of American Idol, like Chris, his time was cut short, leaving the studio audience stunned.

In this publicity image released by Fox, James Durbin performs on the singing competition series "American Idol," on May 11, 2011 in Los Angeles. (Fox, Michael Becker/AP Photo)

“I did so much stuff that’s never been done on this show before,” he said.

Wiping away tears, the rocker from California said he had hoped to get to the final three but was thankful for the experience.

“I did what I came here to do… to give metal a chance,” Durbin said.

What were your thoughts on the elimination? Leave comments below.

The World Celebrates Katherine Hepburn’s Birthday

In Breaking News, Celebrity News on May 13, 2011 at 4:31 am

One-hundred-four years ago on May 12, a legend was born. Katherine Hepburn was a trailblazer, a firebrand of a woman who refused to be a follower. She was born into a wealthy Connecticut family and enjoyed the privileges of her parents’ wealth. Her mother was suffragist, her father a urologist and co-founder of Planned Parenthood, a recent target of Republican ire.

Hepburn was more than just an actress. She was a model for women who desired independence from the status quo. She was defiant against outdated traditions and was a devout atheist. Perhaps her disbelief in a deity stemmed back to the day when, as a 14-year-old girl, she found her beloved older brother dead from an apparent suicide. She was fiercely loyal, and she memorialized him in her own way. For years after, she used his birthdate—November 8—as her own.

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Eminem Admits He ‘Almost Died’ From Drug Overdose

In Breaking News, Celebrity News, Music on May 12, 2011 at 6:42 am

Photo: Vibe

Eminem almost died.

The iconic MC tells Vibe magazine in its forthcoming issue that during a relapse, he overdosed on pills he acquired from an “acquaintance” and almost became one of music’s greatest casualties.

“My doctor told me those mysterious new pills were methadone, which is used to wean heroin addicts off dope,” he told the mag in its forthcoming “Real Rap” issue.

“Had I known it was methadone, I probably wouldn’t have taken it. But as bad as I was back then, I can’t even say 100 percent for sure. My doctor told me the amount of methadone I’d taken was equivalent to shooting up four bags of heroin. Even when they told me I almost died, it didn’t click.”

Em admitted to the publication that he was an addict and through his uncontrolled dependence, he began to identify with his mother, with whom he’s had several public battles over the last decade.

“It’s no secret I had a drug problem,” he said. “If I was to give you a number of Vicodin I would actually take in a day? Anywhere between 10 to 20. Valium, Ambien, the numbers got so high I don’t even know what I was taking.”After suffering a knee injury that required surgery, he was not prescribed painkillers, which led him to search his house for drugs he’d hidden.

Read more: http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1610557/eminem-admits-almost-died-from-drug-overdose.jhtml

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Steven Tyler Writing Song with Johnny Depp

In Breaking News, Celebrity News on May 12, 2011 at 3:47 am

After Steven Tyler revealed to Billboard.com that he and Johnny Depp were planning to write a song together, Depp has confirmed that the pair is hard at work on a new track.

Johnny Depp and Steven Tyler

“We’ve been hanging out here and there,” the actor told Extra at the “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” on Saturday (May 7). “He’s someone I’ve admired greatly for such a long time. The idea of writing songs with him is a dream come true.”

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Lindsay Lohan Sentenced to House Arrest

In Breaking News, Celebrity News on May 11, 2011 at 10:53 pm

After pleading no-contest to the charges in an L.A. court Wednesday, Lohan is sentenced to 2 weeks of house arrest.

Photo credit: Karl Larsen/INFphoto.com

“It appears a person like Ms. Lohan will be eligible for home detention,” a spokesperson for the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department tells People.

The spokesperson explained that house arrest is a common solution for nonviolent offenders without a serious history of crime, a category that would include Lohan. Home detention would bypass the problem of jail overcrowding — the primary reason that Lohan’s previous jail sentence was reduced from 90 days to 14. However, says the rep, Lohan would probably still get a reduced sentence. His guess? Just two weeks under house arrest.

Lohan, who was not present at today’s hearing, seems content with the plea deal. In a statement delivered by her lawyer, Lohan says: “I am glad to be able to put this past me and move on with my life and my career. I support the judge’s decision and hold myself accountable for being in this situation.”

So is Judge Stephanie Sautner, who sentenced Lohan to those 120 days in jail, cool with this possibility? She stated in the last hearing that she was obligated to alleviate jail crowding and “would not oppose” house arrest. And she was realistic about the time that Lindsay was likely to serve.

Schwarzenegger and Shriver Separate after 25 years

In Breaking News, Celebrity News on May 11, 2011 at 10:19 pm

“After a great deal of thought, reflection, discussion and prayer, we came to this decision together. At this time, we are living apart while we work on the future of our relationship,” they say in a joint statement.”

Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and his wife, Maria Shriver, have separated, the Los Angeles Times reported.

“This has been a time of great personal and professional transition for each of us,” the couple told the Times in a statement. “After a great deal of thought, reflection, discussion and prayer, we came to this decision together. At this time, we are living apart while we work on the future of our relationship.”

Schwarzenegger and Shriver have been married for 25 years. Shriver has moved out of their Brentwood home, and the two are now deciding what their next steps will be.

“We are continuing to parent our four children together,” the couple added. “They are the light and the center of both of our lives. We consider this a private matter and neither we nor any of our friends or family will have further comment. We ask for compassion and respect from the media and the public.”

Rapper Common to Visit the White House

In Breaking News, Celebrity News on May 11, 2011 at 6:53 pm

President Obama invites rapper Common to a ‘Celebration of American Poetry’ at the White House Wednesday.

Rapper Common

Some feel President Obama should have bypassed inviting Common considering the rapper had harsh words for President George W. Bush in the past.

The event is titled “Celebration of American Poetry,” and its part of a White House series of cultural evenings loosely structured around music. The series has already included performances devoted to country, classical, and Motown.

Hollywood’s Biggest Names Confirmed to Grace the Stage at the 2011 MTV Movie Awards

In Breaking News, Celebrity News on May 11, 2011 at 2:34 am

 Stay connected to EOTMTV.com and EOTMblog.com for live coverage of the 2011 MTV Movie Awards as well as pre and post show updates, blogs and pics.


Breaking News

[05/09/11 – 05:02 PM]
Hollywood’s Biggest Stars Confirmed to Make the Stage Sizzle at The “2011 MTV Movie Awards”
Released by MTV [NOTE: The following article is a press release issued by the aforementioned network and/or company. Any errors, typos, etc. are attributed to the original author. The release is reproduced solely for the dissemination of the enclosed information.]


Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Steve Carell, Emma Stone, Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Josh Duhamel, Patrick Dempsey, Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Jesse Eisenberg, Aziz Ansari, Danny McBride, Nicki Minaj, Selena Gomez, Leighton Meester and Katie Cassidy Set To Present

Winner Voting For 12 Returning and All-New Categories Continues Through Saturday, June 4th at MovieAwards.MTV.com

Jason Sudeikis Hosts the 20th Annual “2011 MTV Movie Awards” LIVE on Sunday, June 5 at 9pm ET/8pm CT

NEW YORK, NY (May 9, 2011) – The “2011 MTV Movie Awards” will be the hottest ticket in town with Hollywood’s biggest names ready to hand out golden popcorn awards LIVE on Sunday, June 5 at 9pm ET/8pm CT. The first presenters to be announced, fans can tune-in to see the Green Lantern super powers of Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively as well as the talented duo Steve Carell and Emma Stone. Add to that the action-packed appearance of Transformers: Dark of the Moon’s Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Josh Duhamel and Patrick Dempsey and perennial favorite Cameron Diaz presenting with LOL-inducing Jason Segel, the outrageous and talented Nicki Minaj, and this year’s show is sure to deliver more of the one-of-kind and unpredictable moments the “MTV Movie Awards” are known for.

Jesse Eisenberg – fresh off his critically-acclaimed performance in The Social Network and nominated for the first time this year – is set to appear with last year’s host Aziz Ansari and funnyman Danny McBride. In addition, Selena Gomez, Leighton Meester and Katie Cassidy are confirmed to light up the stage. As previously announced, Jason Sudeikis will host the 20th annual event LIVE from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California.

The “2011 MTV Movie Awards” will turn fantasy into reality as the improbable materializes live before viewers’ eyes. The magic and wonder of movies will go from the big screen to the “Movie Awards” stage as the fantastical world of whimsical landscapes and larger-than-life, reality-defying moments that audiences love are celebrated. Sure to be a treat for the over-active imagination, this year’s ceremony will build upon the “Movie Awards” trademark individuality and status as Hollywood’s most outrageous live event to provide movie fans with an experience worthy of their favorite blockbusters from the past year.

Emmy(R) Award Winner Mark Burnett returns for the fifth year in a row to executive produce the “2011 MTV Movie Awards” in Los Angeles, where movie megastars will vie for the golden popcorn in award categories as only MTV could create them. The “2011 MTV Movie Awards” will be a dead heat as the blockbusters Inception and The Social Network give fan favorite film franchises The Twilight Saga and Harry Potter some serious competition that could make the night anyone’s to win. Winner voting at MovieAwards.MTV.com for the “2011 MTV Movie Awards” in 12 returning and all-new categories closes on Saturday, June 4. The BEST MOVIE category will remain an ongoing battle throughout the LIVE show.

The “2011 MTV Movie Awards” will be available to a potential viewing audience of more than 1.2 billion people via MTV’s global network of more than 60 channels reaching nearly 600 million households around the world as well as through syndication. In addition, its convergent programming & content will reach the entire interactive community, via MTV’s more than 200 digital media properties around the world.

Mark Burnett serves as Executive Producer for the “2011 MTV Movie Awards.” Audrey Morrissey is Executive Producer. Garrett English serves as Executive Producer and Executive In Charge for MTV. Jane Mun serves as Supervising Producer. For MTV, Wendy Plaut is the Celebrity Talent Executive and Amy Doyle and Joanna Bomberg serve as the Executives In Charge of Music and Talent.

Official sponsors of the “2011 MTV Movie Awards” include adidas(R), Chevrolet, SNICKERS(R) Brand, Sprint, Starbucks Coffee Company, Taco Bell(R) and TWIX(R).

About MTV:

MTV is the world’s premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy(R), Grammy(R) and Peabody(R) award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV’s sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online hub MTV.com is the leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is part of MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.
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