Actress Adrienne Bailon has clarified comments about her ex-boyfriend Rob Kardashian after his sister Kim Kardashian blasted her for making scathing remarks about him.
The former Disney Channel star dated Kardashian for two years until 2009 and the pair's romance fell apart onscreen on the family's reality show after he admitted to cheating on Bailon.
The actress slams him in a new issue of Latina magazine, insisting she hates being blamed for their break-up. Kim was furious over the article and hit back at Bailon on Twitter.com, writing, "Funny how she says being with a Kardashian hurt her career yet the only reason she has this article is bc (because) she is talking about a Kardashian... So sad when people try to kick my brother when he is down #FamilyForever."
Bailon didn't hold back after hearing about Kim's comments, and on Thursday (31Jul14), she took to Instagram.com with a note indirectly pointed at the reality TV star.
Bailon wrote, "Fame and career are two different things. I've always had a career. I have been working hard since I was 15 years old. Being someone's 'girlfriend' was never what I wanted to be famous for. What makes you 'famous' isn't always what you want to be 'labeled' as, or known for. If anyone should understand that...It should be you," slyly referring to Kim's 2007 leaked sex tape with ex-boyfriend Ray J.
She continued, "I also stated in the article that none of this would have stopped me from being in love and being in that relationship. I just would have gone about it differently. You can love someone just as much in private. We all learn from our first loves. #Godbless"
Glee star Harry Shum, Jr. has been cast in the upcoming Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon prequel.
The actor/dancer is set to play Tie-Fang, one of the four heroes of the martial arts world, alongside Donnie Yen as Silent Wolf and Michelle Yeoh, who will reprise her role as Yu Shu-Lien.
The next instalment will centre around the foursome as they fight to keep the legendary sword Green Destiny from the hands of villainous Hades Dai.
Shum, Jr. is best known as Glee's Mike Chang. He also recently wrapped filming on a drama with Ray Liotta, called Revenge of the Green Dragons.
Actor Jamie Foxx is set to portray boxing legend Mike Tyson in a movie biopic after five years of preparation for the role.
The Django Unchained star spoke of his desire to step into the ring as the former world heavyweight champ as far back as 2009, and now Tyson has revealed the project is up and running and he hopes cameras will begin rolling by the end of 2015.
He is also hoping producers will use the latest computer technology to help Foxx appear the correct age as he portrays the fighter at various stages of his 58-bout career, and he will even serve as the actor's personal trainer to help him achieve the correct level of fitness.
Tyson says, "Me and Jamie Foxx are in discussion, and we gonna do it (sic). Within a year to 18 months, we're going to do the Mike Tyson story and he's going to portray me, and now they have this new animation; because you know Jamie's pretty much my age so he can't portray me but they have this new system."
In 2005, Foxx won a Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of blues musician Ray Charles in movie biopic Ray.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger stars in the pulse-pounding action film Sabotage, from the director of End of Watch and the writer of Training Day. When DEA task force leader Breacher Wharton (Schwarzenegger) storms a heavily armed cartel safe house, rogue members of his team use it as a cover to steal $10 million in cash. But just when they think their secret is safe, agents are killed off one-by-one, and everyone is a suspect, including the squad itself. Co-starring Sam Worthington, Olivia Williams, Terrence Howard, Joe Manganiello, Josh Holloway and Mireille Enos, Sabotage is an explosive tale of betrayal and trust that critics call “a tense, action-packed thrill ride!”
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Cult Swedish star Lykke Li is technically homeless after spending her time crashing at friends' places around the world.
The singer reveals she has been staying with pals because she has yet to buy her own place, but she plans to establish a more settled life once she wraps up her 2014 tour commitments. She tells Britain's Daily Telegraph newspaper, "I have bags all over the world that I'll probably never see again."
However, Li admits she is having a little trouble deciding where she wants to set down roots. She adds, "For me that's been a big problem: where should my home be? I've neglected that question my whole life."
The perfect home isn't the only thing Li covets - she would love to start a family, too, although she is not so sure about the idea of marriage. She says, "My dream is to live on a ranch and have a family and a garden and kids and lots of instruments. I want to create a beautiful atmosphere and a beautiful childhood..."
"I'm not opposed to marriage - it's never been something that I've dreamt of. I'm pretty shy when it comes to big crowds. I wouldn't want to have a big wedding, and bureaucracy freaks me out. I want to live an uncomplicated life."
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Actor Brandon Routh is set to head back into the world of superheroes with a new role in hit U.S. TV series Arrow.
The Superman Returns star will play scientist Ray Palmer, aka The Atom, in a reported 14 episodes and serve as a love interest for Emily Bett Rickards' character Felicity Smoak.
The third season of Arrow, which is based on the DC Comics crime-fighting character Green Arrow, will premiere in the U.S. in October (14).
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The Godfather has been named Hollywood's top movie of all-time following an extensive survey of Tinseltown's top studio bosses, Oscar winners and players.
The 1972 crime drama has beaten out The Wizard of Oz and Citizen Kane to top the new Hollywood Reporter list, while The Shawshank Redemption and Pulp Fiction round out the top five.
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Casablanca, The Godfather: Part II, E.T. The Extra Terrestrial, 2001: A Space Odyssey and Schindler's List make the top 10.
Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan, directors Gary Ross, John Singleton and Michael Bay, Disney boss Alan Horn, producer Frank Marshall and top agent Robert Newman were among those who took part in the survey.
Tuck, Munch and Alex are a trio of inseparable friends whose lives are about to change. Their neighborhood is being destroyed by a highway construction project that is forcing their families to move away. But just two days before they must part ways, the boys begin receiving a strange series of signals on their phones. Convinced something bigger is going on, they team up with another school friend, Emma, and set out to look for the source of their phone signals. What they discover is something beyond their wildest imaginations: a small alien who has become stranded on Earth. In need of their help, the four friends come together to protect the alien and help him find his way home. This journey, full of wonder and adventure, is their story, and their secret.
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When a global terrorist network is about to be activated, brilliant CIA analyst Jack Ryan has no choice but to become operational. Yet when everyone who could stop the impending international catastrophe has something to lose or something to hide, who can Ryan possibly trust? Caught between his tight-lipped handler Harper, his in-the-dark fiancée Cathy and a fearsome Russian oligarch, Jack must confront a new reality where secrets and lies are everywhere, yet the fate of millions rests on his finding the truth. With the urgency of a lit fuse, he's in a race to stay one step ahead of everyone around him.
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For the bulk of every Rocky and Bullwinkle episode, moose and squirrel would engage in high concept escapades that satirized geopolitics, contemporary cinema, and the very fabrics of the human condition. With all of that to work with, there's no excuse for why the pair and their Soviet nemeses haven't gotten a decent movie adaptation. But the ingenious Mr. Peabody and his faithful boy Sherman are another story, intercut between Rocky and Bullwinkle segments to teach kids brief history lessons and toss in a nearly lethal dose of puns. Their stories and relationship were much simpler, which means that bringing their shtick to the big screen would entail a lot more invention — always risky when you're dealing with precious material.
For the most part, Mr. Peabody & Sherman handles the regeneration of its heroes aptly, allowing for emotionally substance in their unique father-son relationship and all the difficulties inherent therein. The story is no subtle metaphor for the difficulties surrounding gay adoption, with society decreeing that a dog, no matter how hyper-intelligent, cannot be a suitable father. The central plot has Peabody hosting a party for a disapproving child services agent and the parents of a young girl with whom 7-year-old Sherman had a schoolyard spat, all in order to prove himself a suitable dad. Of course, the WABAC comes into play when the tots take it for a spin, forcing Peabody to rush to their rescue.
Getting down to personals, we also see the left brain-heavy Peabody struggle with being father Sherman deserves. The bulk of the emotional marks are hit as we learn just how much Peabody cares for Sherman, and just how hard it has been to accept that his only family is growing up and changing.
But more successful than the new is the film's handling of the old — the material that Peabody and Sherman purists will adore. They travel back in time via the WABAC Machine to Ancient Egypt, the Renaissance, and the Trojan War, and 18th Century France, explaining the cultural backdrop and historical significance of the settings and characters they happen upon, all with that irreverent (but no longer racist) flare that the old cartoons enjoyed. And oh... the puns.
Mr. Peabody & Sherman is a f**king treasure trove of some of the most amazingly bad puns in recent cinema. This effort alone will leave you in awe.
The film does unravel in its final act, bringing the science-fiction of time travel a little too close to the forefront and dropping the ball on a good deal of its emotional groundwork. What seemed to be substantial building blocks do not pay off in the way we might, as scholars of animated family cinema, have anticipated, leaving the movie with an unfinished feeling.
But all in all, it's a bright, compassionate, reasonably educational, and occasionally funny if not altogether worthy tribute to an old favorite. And since we don't have our own WABAC machine to return to a time of regularly scheduled Peabody and Sherman cartoons, this will do okay for now.
If nothing else, it's worth your time for the puns.
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