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The Academy Award acceptance speech

Movies have the benefit of perfectly polished scripts, crafted and edited by the world’s greatest wordsmiths. But what happens when the moviemakers walk onstage to accept the highest prize in their profession, filled with surprise and emotion but lacking a script? The Academy Award acceptance speech. While others have done[...]

Kanye West, Russell Simmons Occupy Wall Street

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: Kanye West and Russell Simmons were the latest in a long list of celebrities to make an appearance at Occupy Wall Street demonstrations in New York City. On Monday, the pair arrived at the scene—Simmons to appear as a guest on Al Sharpton’s MSNBC radio show[...]

Presence of LGBT characters grows on cable but declines on networks

HollywoodNews.com: GLAAD released the 16th Annual Where We Are on TV report earlier today and the results are mixed when it comes to LGBT visibility on television. After a significant increase last year, the number of regular lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendee characters on broadcast networks experienced a decrease while[...]

Kim Kardashian reveals the one place she never wears jewelry

HollywoodNews.com: Kim Kardashian is all about the bling, but there is one place where she doesn’t go all out with her accessories. Kim revealed that while she likes to pile on the accessories for fun, the gym isn’t the place to do it, states People. “I see women coming to[...]

Kim Kardashian keeps getting pre-wedding gifts

HollywoodNews.com: Kim Kardashian’s major wedding with Kris Humphries is just a matter of days away, but she’ll be more than ready thanks to all the pre-wedding gifts she is receiving. The bridal boutique, My Bridal Bling, has reportedly sent her a number of items to make sure she is looking[...]

Adam Lambert will be honored next month at Equality Awards in LA

HollywoodNews.com: Equality California has just announced that it will honor singer and songwriter Adam Lambert and Facebook at this year’s annual Los Angeles Equality Awards on August 13 at The Beverly Hilton. “We’re thrilled to honor Adam Lambert and Facebook whose work has been a catalyst for social change and[...]

Ronni Chasen case tackled by “Law & Order”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: When “Law & Order: Los Angeles” returns to the airwaves in April, the NBC crime drama will feature a two-hour episode containing subject matter that hits very close to home for the entertainment community. THR reports that an upcoming episode “may be loosely based on the[...]

‘Jersey Shore’ star launches her jewelry line

HollywoodNews.com: Another ‘Jersey Shore’ star is launching another business venture and this time it’s all about the bling for cheap. Reality TV star and apparent businesswoman Sammi Giancola has finally launched her jewelry line RichRocks, states People. Sammi’s jewelry line focuses on her “Sweetheart” nickname and includes heart-shaped pendants, crystal[...]

‘Jersey Shore’ cast headed to U.K., excited for new girls

HollywoodNews.com: The cast of ‘Jersey Shore’ will soon be headed to the U.K. to promote the show and one member is particularly excited about meeting new women. Vinny Guadagnino admits that he is most excited to meet the women and hear their accents, states TooFab. “I don’t know much about[...]

Kanye West drops $180K on watch engraved with his face

HollywoodNews.com: Kanye West has officially taken the ‘bling’ game to new levels of grandeur and self-promotion. West has reportedly dropped $180,000 to have his face engraved on the face of his watch. The watch is encrusted with 8 karats of yellow, black, brown and white diamonds that form the shape[...]