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Wu-Tang rapper reveals why he cut off own penis

12 May 2014 4:38 AM, PDT

London, May 12: Wu-Tang Clan rapper Christ Bearer aka Andre Johnson has revealed the reason behind cutting off his penis and then jumping from the second-storey apartment last month.

According to TMZ.com, the 40-year-old artist said that he attempted the suicide because he was depressed over not being able to see his daughters due to the restraining order, News.com.au reported.

He explained that he was feeling very alone on the night of the occurrence and was smoking marijuana while reading a book about vasectomies which led to the incident.

Johnson was found severely injured by the sidewalk last April and. »

- Amith Ostwal

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My daughter is a bigger diva than me, says Mariah Carey

12 May 2014 4:37 AM, PDT

London, May 12: Mariah Carey has revealed that her daughter Monroe is an even bigger diva than her.

The singer said that her 3-year-old daughter is "the little princess" and out-divas her, the Mirror reported.

Carey has been known for her high-maintenance ways, as her backstage demands have included having her dressing room painted white and filled with white kittens and 100 white doves. (Ani) »

- Lohit Reddy

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Things you don't know about Pharrell Williams

12 May 2014 3:26 AM, PDT

Washington, May 12: Pharrell Williams has revealed few things about him that normally people are not acquainted with.

The 41-year-old singer moved to Miami for the three w's 'weather, women, water' but can live in Tokyo for one day because he loves the city and has a photographic memory and lots of ideas come to him when he is in the shower or on a plane, Us Weekly reported.

The 'Happy' performer sees colors whenever he hears music and daisies are his favorite flowers.

He said that he also enjoys eating Crunchy Cookie Butter from Trader Joe's on Nilla wafers and Cinnamon Toast Crunch.

The singer. »

- Lohit Reddy

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Beatles themed cafe makes 7000 calorie tower sandwich

12 May 2014 3:25 AM, PDT

London, May 12: A Beatles-themed cafe has created an epic 7000 calorie snack sandwich and has challenged fans to consume it.

The sandwich was prepared with 30 rashers of bacon, 20 slices of bread, six tomatoes, two lettuces and a pound of butter, the Daily Star reported.

According to the challenge, the winner who devours the whole sandwich while listening to the Fab Four's hits will be offered free breakfast for the entire week at Cafe 23 on Liverpool's famous Penny Lane.

Tess Smith, manager, said that the Fab Four are around us in high spirits and wished the challengers best of luck.

The feast was kicked-off. »

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'Children of War' to release in Bangladesh and India on May 16

12 May 2014 2:55 AM, PDT

New Delhi/Dhaka, May 12: The much talked-about Indian film "Children of War: Nine Months to Freedom", will have its trans-border release in Bangladesh and India on May 16.

Starring Indian actors Raima Sen, Indraneil Sengupta, Victor Banerjee, Pawan Malhotra, Tilottama Shome, and newcomers Rucha and Shatrunjay, besides the late Farooque Sheikh, the film, which has been directed by Mrityunjay Devvrat, reveals the pains and pangs of people, particularly women, revolving around the war between India and Pakistan that eventually led to the creation of the new nation of Bangladesh in 1971-72.

The film shows how Pakistani soldiers. »

- Lohit Reddy

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J- Law stumbles yet again at X-Men premiere

12 May 2014 2:08 AM, PDT

London, May 12: Jennifer Lawrence almost repeated her Oscars fall at the New York premier of her upcoming movie 'X-Men: Days of Future Past', but fortunately this time she was caught before falling down completely.

The 'Silver Linings Playbook' star was wearing a shimmering midnight blue dress and strappy heels at the event, the Mirror reported.

While walking inside the venue, she appeared to have misplaced her foothold and started tripping but luckily, before she could fall down she was held up by two assistants.

Lawrence swiftly regained her usual poise and continued walking up the stairs undamaged, although. »

- Diksha Singh

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George Clooney 'pursued' fiance through strings of e-mails

12 May 2014 2:07 AM, PDT

London, May 12: George Clooney wooed Amal Alamuddin by emailing her flirty messages, including a message that said 'The world's hottest man should meet the hottest human rights lawyer'.

The 'Up In The Air' actor met his lawyer fiance through a mutual friend at a fundraising event, where she did not exhibit much interest in the actor, the Mirror reported.

A friend of the couple said that initially, Alamuddin was playing very hard to get which intrigued the actor even more and he started pursuing her through e-mails, and that finally when they started talking, there was no going back for them.

Now, the 53-year-old. »

- Abhijeet Sen

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Lily Allen's comeback album 'Sheezus' tops UK Music Chart

12 May 2014 1:01 AM, PDT

Washington, May 12: Lily Allen's comeback album 'Sheezus' helped her score her second number one album on the U.K. music charts.

The 29-year-old singer's third studio album, which is her first record in the past five years beat Gary Barlow's 'Since I Saw You Last' for the No. 1 position, Contactmusic reported.

The top ten UK albums are:

1. 'Sheezus'- Lily Allen

2. 'Since I Saw You Last'- Gary Barlow

3. 'Caustic Love'- Paulo Nutini

4. 'A Perfect Contradiction'- Paloma Faith

5. 'Magic Mountain'- Black Stone Cherry

6. 'Luminous'- Horrors

7. 'Love In The Future'- John. »

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Lea Michele posts loving message on Twitter on Cory Monteith's birthday

12 May 2014 1:00 AM, PDT

Washington, May 12: Lea Michele has honoured her boyfriend Cory Monteith on his birthday by posting a loving message on Twitter.

The 27-year-old actress shared a black-and-white picture of the couple and said that he had the biggest heart and most beautiful smile, People Magazine reported.

Monteith, who would have turned 32, was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room in July after overdosing on heroin and alcohol. (Ani) »

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Film and TV composer William Patrick Olvis dies at 56

12 May 2014 12:59 AM, PDT

Washington, May 12: Film and Tv composer William Patrick Olvis, who was the son of actor and opera singer William Edward Olvis, passed away on May 6 in Malibu, California, after having lost his battle with throat cancer, according to reports.

Throughout his career, William Patrick composed the music for several movies and TV shows, which included 'Red Rock West,' 'Dr. Quinn,' 'Medicine Woman' and 'El Diablo,' Contactmusic reported.

William Patrick was also the winner of four most performed underscore awards from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (Ascap) in 1995, 1997, 1998 and 1999. (Ani) »

- Shiva Prakash

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Berklee College honours Jimmy Page with doctoral degree

12 May 2014 12:58 AM, PDT

Washington, May 12: Legendary musician Jimmy Page on Saturday was awarded doctoral degree by Berklee College of Music in Boston.

The 70 year-old former Led Zeppelin gitarist delivered the commencement address to approximately 900 other graduates at Agganis Arena, which was attended by 4,000 guests, Contactmusic reported.

During his speech, he congratulated graduates and wished them lots of success in the future.(Ani) »

- Rahul Kapoor

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'Bearded drag queen' Conchita Wurst 'set to make millions'

12 May 2014 12:31 AM, PDT

London, May 12: Conchita Wurst, who won Eurovision competition, is now set to make million owing to her victory in the competition.

The drag artist, whose real name is Tom Neuwirth, became a superstar overnight after her win, and is now set to cash in on her new-found fame with an album and a worldwide tour, Daily Star reported.

Top UK musical producer David King, 58, who has staged shows for Elton John, 67, and Leona Lewis, 29, said that he was totally blown away by her performance and would love to get her into the Us.

One showbiz agent said that with interest worldwide, she can easily earn 20 - 25 million. »

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Brad Pitt 'in line to star in next season of True Detective'

12 May 2014 12:03 AM, PDT

London, May 12: Brad Pitt is said to be going through the last details of a deal with HBO bosses to star in the crime-drama series 'True Detective.'

According to sources, the 50-year-old actor has given the green light to the project and the thing blocking the role in the acclaimed series is fitting it in with his movie commitments, Daily Star reported.

Pitt would be taking over from Matthew McConaughey, 44, and Woody Harrelson, 52.

A senior TV source said that Pitt is already part of the HBO family and if work commitments allow he would become a part of the second season of 'True Detective.' (Ani) »

- Amith Ostwal

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Miranda Kerr 'makes amends with family' on Mother's Day

12 May 2014 12:02 AM, PDT

Melbourne, May 12: Miranda Kerr spent Mother's Day with four generations of her family, including her mom Therese, grandmom Ann, aunts, uncles and cousins.

The 31-year-old supermodel posted an image on her Instagram page of herself and son Flynn with the entire clan on Sunday, and captioned it such a special day with my family, adding happy Mother's Day to all, News.com.au reported.

Therese had revealed in an interview with ABC1 earlier this year that she had not had a chance to see her daughter or grandson in over a year.

However, Miranda later said that her family had got "sucked into" doing the interview,. »

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1D set to make 'This Is Us ' movie sequel

12 May 2014 12:01 AM, PDT

London, May 12: One Direction is all geared up for the new sequel to their movie 'This Is Us'.

At the moment members of the boy band, Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan and Liam Payne, are on their 'Where We Are' World Tour, which is supposedly the plot of their next movie, Metro.co.uk reported.

Morgan Spurlock, 'This Is Us' director, said that there will be a follow up to the band's previous film and right now producer Ben Winston is with the band on their world tour capturing all the events of the tour.

Previously, 'This Is Us' DVD release broke UK records by selling over 170,000 copies on Blu-ray and DVD during the first day. (Ani) »

- Abhijeet Sen

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Grads from Public unis 'just as happy' as Ivy League counterparts

11 May 2014 11:26 PM, PDT

Washington, May 12: Researchers have said that when it comes to engagement at work, where you attended college isn't as important as the experience that one had there.

The new Gallup-Purdue University survey of 30,000 college graduates nationwide found that public school graduates are just as engaged and committed to their work as the not-for-profit private school graduates, the Washington Post reported.

The survey also found that the graduates of public schools also reportedly thrived in all areas of their life as much as not-for-profit private school graduates.

The poll revealed that when referred to overall well-being where people attended college - and how selective was the university - didn't matter significantly.. »

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Jennifer Esposito trashes 'manipulative' ex Bradley Cooper in new memoir

11 May 2014 11:25 PM, PDT

Melbourne, May 12: Jennifer Esposito has slammed her former husband Bradley Cooper in her new memoir titled 'Jennifer's Way,' describing him as funny, smart, cocky, arrogant and a master manipulator.

Although she hasn't named Cooper, the 41-year-old actress said the man had a mean, cold side, adding that his personality could flip on a dime, News.com.au reported.

Esposito said the relationship was focused entirely on the man's needs and that she became a "a non-issue".

She also wrote that she became very sad and felt very alone, adding that the relationship came to a halt after she attended a spiritual seminar. »

- Ketali Mehta

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Rita Ora flashes side boob in topless selfie to celebrate topping charts

11 May 2014 10:40 PM, PDT

London, May 12: Rita Ora celebrated reaching number one in charts by posting a topless selfie of hers, which features a glimpse of her sideboob.

In the photograph, the 23-year-old singer stripped off almost all of her clothes apart from her Calvin Klein knickers and sat with her back to the camera, the Mirror reported.

Holding her hands up to keep her hair out the way, she flaunted a tattoo round her side and a very slim waist while warming herself in front of the fire. (Ani) »

- Arun Pandit

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Now, 'internal' bra that gives sagging breasts long-lasting lift

11 May 2014 10:14 PM, PDT

New York, May 12: An Israel-based medical device company has designed a new "internal bra" that could give their saggy breasts along lasting lift.

In Orbix Medical's OrbiShape Breast Supporting System a thin silicone sling is anchored to the woman's rib cage by titanium screws and surgical thread, the New York Daily News reported.

Orbix Medical CEO Yossi Mazel explained that the new system isn't an alternative to a breast lift, adding that it is done in conjunction with a breast lift or reduction.

He also revealed that the system helps reduce scarring after a lift or reduction as it supports the breasts' weight thereby reducing the pressure on the skin. (Ani) »

- Abhijeet Sen

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Eurovision winner 'bearded drag queen' Conchita Wurst wants to win Grammy

11 May 2014 10:13 PM, PDT

London, May 12: Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst has now set her sights on one of the biggest awards in the world for music - a Grammy Award.

The Austrian "bearded drag queen," who won the competition after singing 'Rise Like a Phoenix' told her fans that she will continue making new music following her triumph in Eurovision competition, Metro.co.uk reported.

She also said that a Grammy, for her, is a huge goal, adding that even if she doesn't win a Grammy by the age of 70, she will run in there and grab it from someone else. (Ani) »

- Lohit Reddy

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