While you were working ...
June 18th, 2012
06:00 PM ET

While you were working ...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • Get ready to snark and/or praise, depending on which side of fandom you're on: Britney and Demi will make their "X Factor" debut on September 12. Also on the fall calendar: "Fringe's" final season will kick off September 28; "Glee" will be back on September 13; and "New Girl" returns September 25. [Fox]
  • Instead of pulling a Shia LaBeouf or Erykah Badu and getting naked, Katy Perry chose to go the oddball route with her new music video for "Wide Awake." It's riding the Twitter trends on its weird factor alone. [Popdust]
  • The "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as aliens" movie that ticked off fans a few months ago has joined "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" in getting a big release date delay. "Ninja Turtles" is now set for release in May 2014, five months later than planned. [THR]
  • Meek Mill is recounting his perspective of what happened during the alleged Drake and Chris Brown bar brawl, explaining: "Things just happen in the club." And there you have it, folks. [XXL]
  • Jennifer Nettles is having a baby! And if you couldn't tell from our exclamation point, Nettles and her husband are "thrilled beyond belief." It'll be the first child for the Sugarland singer. [People]
Stephen King's band set to do one last show
Kathi Kamen Goldmark, Amy Tan and Stephen King perform as part of the Rock Bottom Remainders on June 1, 2007 in NYC.
June 18th, 2012
04:44 PM ET

Stephen King's band set to do one last show

After 20 years of jamming, the Rock Bottom Remainders - a rock band made up of best-selling authors, including horror master Stephen King - are gearing up for one final show.

According to New York magazine’s Vulture, the Rock Bottom Remainders will take their final bow on June 22 at the El-Rey theater in Los Angeles.

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June 18th, 2012
04:44 PM ET

Mike Tyson headed for Broadway with one man show

Mike Tyson is making the popular move from the big screen to Broadway with his one-man show, "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth."

The production, under the direction of Spike Lee, will play at the Longacre Theatre for six nights only starting July 31.

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Jack Osbourne on MS diagnosis: Adapt and overcome
June 18th, 2012
03:16 PM ET

Jack Osbourne on MS diagnosis: Adapt and overcome

New father Jack Osbourne has been hit with devastating news just as he's easing into parenthood.

The 26-year-old son of rock legend Ozzy Osbourne, who welcomed daughter Pearl in April, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis just a few weeks after Pearl's birth, as he reveals in a new interview with Hello! magazine.

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Jennie Garth gives ex well wishes on Father's Day
June 18th, 2012
02:09 PM ET

Jennie Garth gives ex well wishes on Father's Day

Jennie Garth's marriage to Peter Facinelli is over, but she still supports him as a parent.

The actress took to Twitter with well wishes for her soon-to-be-ex-husband on Sunday, indicating that she harbors no hard feelings as they head toward a divorce.

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'The Killing': Say hello to the bad guy(s)
June 18th, 2012
01:04 PM ET

'The Killing': Say hello to the bad guy(s)

[This post contains spoilers from the June 17 episode of AMC's "The Killing."]

Sunday night's episode aired the moment I’ve been waiting two seasons for - and more or less predicted last week.

After 26 episodes, the mystery of who killed Rosie Larsen was revealed in the second season finale, “What I Know.” Sure, Rosie was murdered because she was in the wrong place at the wrong time, but it was a lot more complicated and heartbreaking than we thought.

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