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This Kid Made the Weirdest, Most Wonderful Bar Mitzvah Invite (but His Brother Steals the Show)

5 March 2015 10:46 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

On this day, a boy becomes a man becomes a viral sensation. Mazel tov!

Brody Criz wasn’t content sending out boring, paper invites to his Bar Mitzvah. Instead, he made this video parodying Pharrell’s “Happy," John Legend's "All of Me," Lorde's "Royals," and, uh...Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines.”

It’s weird. It’s hilarious. And we respect the heck out of the chutzpah any kid has to have to put this whole thing together. Behold:

News: This is the most insane viral video you'll ever see (so watch it Asap)

And while Brody is definitely the star of the video, his brother steals the show. The rest of the Critz family seems more than game to play along for the video:

And then there’s Brody’s sullen brother:

Who is just having none of it. Whether genuine or not, his I-would-rather-be-anywhere-but-here-kill-me-please attitude is basically us everyday:

So while this may be your »

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Kelly Clarkson's Piece by Piece: 5 Things to Know About the New Album

3 March 2015 1:00 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Kelly Clarkson opens up about marriage, the joys of being a mom and her emotional new album Piece by Piece. Subscribe now for instant access to her exclusive interview and personal family photos, only in this issue of People!The wait is finally over: Kelly Clarkson's first (non-holiday, non-compilation) album since 2011's Stronger is here - and it doesn't disappoint! Clarkson was, of course, a little busy in those four years: She and Brandon Blackstock tied the knot in a surprise 2013 wedding, and the pair welcomed daughter River Rose in June. (For more on her life as a new mom, »

- Jeff Nelson and Mary Margaret

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Kelly Clarkson's Piece By Piece: 5 Things to Know About the New Album

3 March 2015 1:00 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Kelly Clarkson opens up about marriage, the joys of being a mom and her emotional new album Piece by Piece. Subscribe now for instant access to her exclusive interview and personal family photos, only in this issue of People!The wait is finally over: Kelly Clarkson's first (non-holiday, non-greatest hits) album since 2011's Stronger is here - and it doesn't disappoint! Clarkson was, of course, a little busy in those four years: She and Brandon Blackstock tied the knot in a surprise 2013 wedding, and the pair welcomed daughter River Rose in June. (For more on her life as a new mom, »

- Jeff Nelson and Mary Margaret

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Spike TV & Legendary Pictures Team Up for Scripted Series

3 March 2015 11:34 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Spike TV has partnered with Legendary Pictures to develop an original scripted series, “Emergency Broadcast,” the cabler announced Tuesday.

The medical drama will follow a group of government first responders who confront the planet’s most fantastic crises and disasters to combat national and global catastrophes.

The idea for “Emergency Broadcast” comes from Thomas Tull, chairman and CEO of Legendary. The project will enlist the country’s most sought-after crises leaders as consultants on the series, which marks the reunion between Legendary and longtime collaborator Max Brooks, author of “World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War” and “Zombie Survival Guide,” who will also serve as a consultant.

Spike TV’s Sharon Levy, exec vice president of original series; Ted Gold, senior vice president of scripted original series; and Justin Lacob, vice president of original series will oversee the project.

Among other new series orders at Spike TV is “Sweat Inc. »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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See Jimmy Fallon and Kelly Clarkson Harmonize the History of Duets

3 March 2015 6:14 AM, PST | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Spurred by Kelly Clarkson's recent comments that she has been unable to find a suitable duet partner, Jimmy Fallon offered his services on last night's The Tonight Show. Together, the couple sang a dozen duets in a four-minute mega-medley. Much like Fallon's ongoing History of Rap series with Justin Timberlake, the late-night host and the "Heartbeat Song" singer take a similar journey through five decades of chart-topping duets, kicking things off with Sonny and Cher's "I Got You Babe" before bringing it on home with Lionel Richie and Diana Ross' "Endless Love. »

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Kelly Clarkson and Jimmy Fallon Perform 'History of Duets' In Under 5 Minutes

3 March 2015 4:32 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

After claiming she's had a hard time finding people to collaborate with musically (then saying she was only joking), Kelly Clarkson found the perfect duets partner when she showed up on Monday's Tonight Show.

The American Idol alum and Jimmy Fallon performed a medley of the greatest duets of all time, including Jennifer Warnes and the late Joe Cocker's classic "Up Where We Belong", the Human League's "Don't You Want Me", Elton John and Kiki Dee's "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" ...to name a few. Fallon impressed the audience when he busted out his Aaron Neville for the ballad "I Don't Know Much" that also featured Linda Ronstadt.

This past week, the 32-year-old "Since U Been Gone" singer -- who's won three GRAMMYs and has had two No. 1 albums -- told BBC Radio 1's Nick Grimshaw that she has trouble finding collaborators. "I honestly would collaborate with a lot of people, but everyone »

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Kelly Clarkson on 'Piece by Piece,' Recording While Pregnant and Bringing a Crib on Her Tour Bus

2 March 2015 1:38 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

"There's no drama to talk about with me," Kelly Clarkson admits to Billboard during a chat about her new album, Piece by Piece. Clarkson is talking about the recent kerfuffle surrounding an errant comment she made last month during a BBC Radio 1 interview about how no major artists want to collaborate with her on a song. Days after the story blew up online, Clarkson — who worked with Sia and John Legend on Piece by Piece, due out Tuesday (March 3) through RCA Records — later clarified that she was joking, putting to bed the only bit of dissension surrounding the follow-up to 2011's Stronger. Read

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- Jason Lipshutz, Billboard

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Common Explains Why He "Left Oprah Hanging" With a High Five at the Oscars

27 February 2015 9:05 AM, PST | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Common dropped by Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday with his shiny new Oscar to talk about his big night at the Academy Awards last weekend. The rapper, along with singer John Legend, won the best original song award for "Glory," which was featured in the movie Selma; the duo also took the stage to perform the hit, resulting in one of the most moving moments of the night. During his chat with Jimmy, Common revealed the inspiring message Jay Z gave him at the Vanity Fair afterparty and touched on a hilarious encounter he had with Oprah after his and John Legend's "real names" were announced - in a moment that was caught on camera, it seemed as though Oprah held up her hand to high-five Common and the rapper rejected her, moving on to hug Selma's David Oyelowo instead. Common insisted that it was an accident and »

- Brittney-Stephens

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New Awards Season Rules: Would more nominees help solve the Oscars' diversity problem?

26 February 2015 6:25 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Excuse us if we go out on a limb here, but something tells us the collective brain trust at The Academy is glad this awards season has mercifully come to an end. After an incredibly diverse 86th Academy Awards ceremony, where "12 Years a Slave" took Best Picture, a Mexican filmmaker won Best Director, Lupita Nyong'o earned a Best Supporting Actress Oscar and John Ridley won Best Adapted Screenplay, the Oscars appeared to take a step back in 2015. It wasn't just that "Selma" was snubbed in a number of major categories. The #OscarsSoWhite hashtag became a historical footnote that will haunt the Academy for years (and, trust, it will be back again if the public wills it). But it had more to do with all white nominees in the acting categories than just "Selma" itself. This also brought to light that it was yet another year without a female nominee in the Best Director category, »

- Gregory Ellwood

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Chrissy Teigen Goes Back to Brunette -- See Her Darker 'Do!

26 February 2015 12:00 PM, PST | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Chrissy Teigen is going back to her roots!  The supermodel showed off her much darker tresses via Instagram, while posing for a photo with her new 'do on display.  "Arrrrr @davidlopezhair @sjblife @joshrotten," John Legend's wife captioned the sexy snap.  The 29-year-old first shared with fans that she was getting a slight makeover on Wednesday, when she posted a photo from the salon with brown dye covering her long locks.  "Look What Is Happening," Teigen posted with the funny photo.  This isn't the first time Chrissy has rocked a darker 'do -- last time we saw the Sports Illustrated model with brown hair was almost Two years ago!  Teigen does like to experiment with her look, though. Chrissy has rocked everything from bright blonde to a subtle brown to blonde ombre.  We think the red carpet regular looks beautiful with brunette hair -- what do you think about Teigen's new look? »

- tooFab Staff

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'Glory' Leads Oscar Music Sales Surge

26 February 2015 6:45 AM, PST | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

John Legend and Common's Oscar-winning song "Glory" from the film Selma garnered 28,000 downloads to notch its best sales week to date. The spike anchored a massive 184 percent sales gain for all music featured on the 87th Academy Awards for the week ending the day of the awards (February 22nd), according to The Hollywood Reporter. These already impressive numbers are expected to rise even more in the first post-Oscars sales week ending March 1st.

While "Glory" reaped the largest rewards, its fellow nominees for Best Original Song — "I'm Not Gonna »

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Beyonce Reveals Her Queen B Workout Routine

26 February 2015 4:46 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Beyonce shows the world how to get her bootylicious body.

In celebration of her First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign, the Queen B posted an Instagram video on Wednesday showing just what goes into looking like one of the fiercest pop stars in the game.

Photos: Hollywood's Hottest Bikini Bods

The quick clip shows Beyonce doing five workout moves including leg lifts, punching with weights in her hands and lunges.

The First Lady asked her famous friends to help kickstart her #GimmeFive movement that encourages people to share five reasons to be healthy on social media. "Rt if you're ready to work out with @Beyonce! #GimmeFive of your workout drills (or you'll disappoint the Beygency)," Flotus wrote, reposting Beyonce's video.

News: First Lady Michelle Obama Spoofs 'Turn Down for What?' ...with a Turnip

Ryan Seacrest also participated in the #GimmeFive campaign and challenged Nick Jonas to do the same.

Hey @Flotus »

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Chrissy Teigen Dyes Her Hair Dark Brown: See the Dramatic Hair Color Makeover!

26 February 2015 1:49 AM, PST | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Hola from set! @sjblife @davidlopezzz @joshrotten ?????????? A photo posted by @chrissyteigen on Feb 25, 2015 at 6:05pm Pst Embracing her dark side!  Just days after attending the Academy Awards 2015 (with Oscar-winning husband John Legend!), Chrissy Teigen made a trip to the salon, where she documented her latest hair color makeover: from honey blonde to deep cocoa brunette. The Sports Illustrated model, 29, first announced that she was ditching her highlighted tresses on Wednesday, Feb. 25, when she shared a salon selfie via Instagram, with her hair covered in [...] »

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Sony and Immersive Team Up for Diverse 5 Movie Slate

25 February 2015 4:55 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Sony Pictures Entertainment has entered into a two-year, first-look deal with Josh Bratman's Immersive Pictures, it was announced today by Michael De Luca and Hannah Minghella, presidents of Production for Columbia Pictures. In the deal, Bratman is developing and will produce a number of films for the studio. Here's what Michael De Luca and Hannah Minghella had to say in a joint statement.

"Josh has been an important part of the Sony Pictures family for many years. This deal just cements that fact. He's an incredibly skilled producer, capable of the best work on many different kinds of films. We're thrilled that we'll be keeping him in-house as he continues to work on some of our most important development projects."

Here are the projects that Josh Bratman will develop for Sony through his Immersive Pictures company.

The Harlem Hellfighters, based on the bestselling graphic novel by Max Brooks (the »

- MovieWeb

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Sony and Immersive Team Up for Diverse 5 Movie Slate

25 February 2015 4:55 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Sony Pictures Entertainment has entered into a two-year, first-look deal with Josh Bratman's Immersive Pictures, it was announced today by Michael De Luca and Hannah Minghella, presidents of Production for Columbia Pictures. In the deal, Bratman is developing and will produce a number of films for the studio. Here's what Michael De Luca and Hannah Minghella had to say in a joint statement.

"Josh has been an important part of the Sony Pictures family for many years. This deal just cements that fact. He's an incredibly skilled producer, capable of the best work on many different kinds of films. We're thrilled that we'll be keeping him in-house as he continues to work on some of our most important development projects."

Here are the projects that Josh Bratman will develop for Sony through his Immersive Pictures company.

The Harlem Hellfighters, based on the bestselling graphic novel by Max Brooks (the »

- MovieWeb

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Kelly Clarkson Debuts Shaved Head, Talks Motherhood: 'I Never Thought I Was Going to Be a Mom'

25 February 2015 2:35 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

New year, new album, new 'do.

Kelly Clarkson is showing off a shaved head on the cover of People Magazine this week, fully embracing the '80s trend in a metallic jacket and chain earring. Smiling right beside her is baby River Rose, au natural in nothing but her diaper.

Pics: Aww! Stars Share Pics of Their Cute Kids

"I never thought I was going to be a mom, so it's very much changed my world in the most awesome way," Clarkson told the mag.

People

The singer welcomed her first child with husband Brandon Blackstock in June of last year. In addition to their daughter, Clarkson is also step-mom to Blackstock's two kids from a previous marriage: Savannah, 13, and Seth, 8.

"I love what I do, but I feel like I relied on my career a lot for my self-worth. And now I'm more than that," said Clarkson, whose next album Piece By Piece is set to »

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Sony Signs First-Look Deal with Josh Bratman

25 February 2015 1:00 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Sony Pictures Entertainment has signed a two-year first-look deal with Josh Bratman’s Immersive Pictures.

Bratman will produce half a dozen projects for the studio under the deal:

–“The Harlem Hellfighters,” based on the graphic novel by Max Brooks (“World War Z”), with Overbrook Entertainment;

— “The Black Count,” based on Tom Reiss’ biography of General Alex Dumas, with John Legend’s Get Lifted Productions and Cary Fukunaga attached to adapt and direct;

— “The Sculptor,” based on Scott McCloud’s graphic novel, which Bratman will produce with Scott Rudin;

— “The Themis Files,” an upcoming sci-fi debut novel by Sylvain Neuvel, which David Koepp will adapt and on which Bratman will team with Matt Tolmach Productions;

— and “Descender,” based on Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen’s upcoming graphic novel.

Before founding Immersive Pictures, Bratman worked as an executive for Sony Pictures-based Michael De Luca Productions for over a decade, overseeing end executive »

- Dave McNary

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Oscars Capture the Moment in a Fast-Changing World

25 February 2015 10:00 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The biggest surprise of Sunday night’s Oscars was how the ceremony transcended the usual self-congratulatory air of Hollywood awards shows.

Winners talked about racial inequalities, immigration policy, anti-gay prejudice, women’s rights, Als, veterans health and Alzheimer’s. This has to be the first Academy Awards in which suicide prevention was mentioned in two separate acceptance speeches.

“Artists have the honest duty to reflect the times in which we live,” said John Legend, quoting Nina Simone. After he and Common won best song (“Glory” from “Selma”), the two spoke powerfully about topics addressed in the number, including voting equality, and the disproportionate incarceration of black men in the U.S.

In the final minutes of the 3½-hour show, “Birdman” triple winner Alejandro G. Inarritu raised the hot-button topic of Mexicans living in the States: “I just pray they can be treated with the same dignity and respect as the ones that came before, »

- Tim Gray

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Sean Hannity Slams John Legend's Oscars Speech: ''He Doesn't Know Anything About Politics''

25 February 2015 9:45 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Fox News' Sean Hannity has a bone to pick with John Legend. The TV host slammed the new Oscar winner after his acceptance speech at Sunday night's Academy Awards, where he and Common won Best Original Song for the Selma track "Glory." Hannity said on-air that both Common and Legend just "decided to make all things political" when he was on stage at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. And even though Chrissy Teigen's hubby made no mention of voter laws during his short-but-powerful speech, Hannity ran with that angle for his harsh criticisms. He claimed that it was inappropriate for the crooner to "equate the Voting Rights Act with showing an ID to get to vote so we »

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Meet the Designer Behind the Oscars' Gorgeous Title Card Sequences

25 February 2015 8:20 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Every year the title cards that designate the Oscar categories and the films nominated in each get more and more interesting thanks to an innovative designer named Henry Hobson. Hobson, who's worked on the last seven Academy Awards broadcasts recently did a quick interview with Slate to detail his process. In addition to the title cards for 23 categories, Hobson also designed the imagery used during John Legend and Common's performance of "Glory" from "Selma," no doubt contributing to the production of David Oyelowo and Chris Pine's tears. He's also designed opening and closing titles sequences for such films as "Snow White and the Huntsman," "Sherlock Holmes" and "Robin Hood" as well as seasons 1 and 2 of "The Walking Dead." For the Oscars, Hobson sees all the films in advance, then sketches, pulls together materials and begins coordinating teams. The entire process must be completed in just over a month, »

- Casey Cipriani

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