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Sources tell PerezHilton.com the girls have been uninvited to the big parade, which will he headlined by Miley Cyrus.
Bailon hit the headlines last week (ends14Nov08) after claiming nude shots of her had been leaked online without her consent. The Cheetah Girls star's sacked publicist later revealed the incident was a publicity stunt.
She claimed her laptop was stolen in New York and snaps showing the star posing provocatively for the camera subsequently appeared online, but her ex-spokesman, Jonathan Jaxson, has confessed he and his former client concocted the leaked photo story
in an effort to boost the singer's profile.
A Thanksgiving Day Parade insider tells the website, "The girls were scheduled to be in the parade and perform, but after Adrienne's recent photo incident, organisers didn't think it would be appropriate to have her at a family-oriented event." »
Singer/actress Adrienne Bailon has reportedly been offered the chance to pose in a photo spread for Playboy magazine, days after her alleged nude photo leak was exposed as a publicity stunt.
The Cheetah Girls star threatened to take legal action against a thief who allegedly leaked naked pictures of her onto the internet after claiming her laptop was stolen at a New York airport this week (beg10Nov08).
Her publicist Jonathan Jaxson has since claimed the pair concocted the story to help boost 25-year-old Bailon's profile among adult audiences.
Talking to Foxnews.com, Jaxson said: "After the laptop was stolen, we used it as an opportunity to drum up some publicity and start speculating about nude photos, but we never expected anything to get out."
And the incident has reportedly attracted the attention of bosses at Playboy magazine, with columnists at the New York Post's PageSix alleging they have obtained a copy of a contract sent to the star.
According to the newspaper, Bailon has been offered $100,000 (GBP67,399) to pose for "stylish photos with full nudity in a sufficient quantity and quality". »
NEW DELHI -- Walt Disney Television International India is for the first time filming a Disney Channel original movie in India with The Cheetah Girls: One World, the Mumbai-based division said Wednesday.
A musical sequel to the successful Cheetah Girls tween franchise is underway in Udaipur, in the western state of Rajasthan. The original premiered on the U.S. Disney Channel in August 2003 and was followed by The Cheetah Girls 2 in November 2006.
In India, the movies premiered on the Disney Channel in 2007, where WDTI claims they reached over 4.7 million viewers.
One World tells the continuing story of friends Chanel, Aqua and Dorinda, as they journey to Mumbai, where an aspiring Bollywood director offers them roles in his movie, Namaste Bombay, (Hello Bombay).
Disney will release One World in the U.S. in August. The Disney Channel India also will air a version dubbed into Hindi with Bollywood songs.
"The movie uses local settings, talent and creativity to further strengthen our brand affinity while providing the environment that Indian kids relate to," said Antoine Villeneuve, WDTI senior vp and managing director. »
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