Katy Perry's 'Teenage Dream' sets new record
August 31st, 2011
06:43 PM ET

Katy Perry's 'Teenage Dream' sets new record

Katy Perry is experiencing the teenage dream.

Her third studio album – you guessed it - “Teenage Dream" is the first album in Billboard’s Adult Pop Songs chart’s 15 years to generate four No. 1 singles.

“Last Friday Night” is her latest tune to make the cut, joining “California Gurls,” “Firework” and the album’s title track, “Teenage Dream,” according to Billboard.com.

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While you were working...
August 31st, 2011
06:14 PM ET

While you were working...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • Alyssa Milano and husband David Bugliari welcomed their son, Milo Thomas, on Wednesday. “Thank you for all the well wishes for my son Milo,” she tweeted. “My heart has tripled in size. I love him more than all the leaves on all the trees.” [Twitter]
  • Newly released images from the set of Henry Cavill’s “Superman: Man of Steel” show the buff actor in costume. The new design certainly shows off his… muscles. [Facebook]
  • In less than three weeks, “The Help” has earned more than $100 million at the box office. The Emma Stone-starrer, based on Kathryn Stockett's novel of the same name, opened in theaters on August 10. [THR]
  • Whitney Port has officially made the transition from reality star to film actress. Kind of. The fashion designer/MTV star will play herself in “What to Expect When You're Expecting,” which is currently filming in Atlanta, Georgia. [Us Weekly]
  • Leonardo DiCaprio and Blake Lively are showing some PDA down under. The alleged couple was photographed together at a wildlife park in Sydney, Australia, where Leo is filming “The Great Gatsby.” [The Daily Telegraph]
  • Want Lil’ Wayne’s jeggings? As we originally suspected, a source confirmed to US Weekly that Weezy was, in fact, rocking ladies’ jeggings at the VMAs. He paired his animal-printed stretch pants with a Louis Vuitton belt and blue underwear. [Us Weekly]

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Anne Hathaway in talks for 'Les Miserables' film
August 31st, 2011
05:49 PM ET

Anne Hathaway in talks for 'Les Miserables' film

She's played Jane Austen, the White Queen, and she'll soon hit the big screen as Catwoman, but can Anne Hathaway tackle one of the most iconic musical characters of all time?

The Oscar-nominated actress is in talks to play Fantine in the upcoming musical film adaptation of the "Les Miserables," Broadway World reported.

Based on Victor Hugo's French novel, the original musical, which opened on Broadway in 1987, went on to win eight Tony Awards. Joining Hathaway in the film, to be directed by "The King's Speech's" Tom Hooper, is Hugh Jackman as protagonist Jean Valjean.

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Country music’s newest sweethearts
August 31st, 2011
05:37 PM ET

Country music’s newest sweethearts

Move over Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton are country music’s newest sweethearts.

In a brand new interview, Miranda opens up about falling for husband Blake Shelton in 2005. Their story is straight out of a country song – Blake was a married man when they met.

In an interview with NBC’s Dateline, Miranda says she felt an immediate “draw” to Blake when they met during a country music concert.

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'Pretty Little Liars' finale: Back fat, other observations
August 31st, 2011
05:26 PM ET

'Pretty Little Liars' finale: Back fat, other observations

Last night’s episode of “Pretty Little Liars” was bananas.

The non-linear mid-season finale was so action-packed and shocking that I might not have survived it without DVR. (I had to watch the end sequence four times before completely digesting the exchange between Jenna and Garrett in the police station restroom.)

Though producers have chosen to leave us in the dark about who A is until the series finale (and who knows when that will be), they’ve given us enough information to make sure we stay tuned in the meantime.

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Timberlake and Biel spotted together up north
August 31st, 2011
04:15 PM ET

Timberlake and Biel spotted together up north

Is it de ja vu all over again for Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel?

People reports that the singer/actor who seemingly does it all these days, was spotted biking around Toronto with Biel, his ex of five months.

The pair were reportedly looking pretty chummy as they dined together for breakfast before taking to their two-wheelers for a little jaunt about town. FULL POST

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