While you were working ...
June 25th, 2013
06:15 PM ET

While you were working ...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • Now that her marriage to Seal is a wrap, Heidi Klum is getting rid of all evidence. The "America's Got Talent" judge is in the process of removing a tattoo of his name from her inner right arm. [People]
  • On Wednesday night, just ahead of Thursday's funeral for late actor James Gandolfini, Broadway will pay its respects by dimming marquee lights for one minute at 8 p.m. [CBS]
  • Mariah Carey planned to release her next album on July 23, but has since tweeted that it's delayed until ... well, when she feels like releasing it. "While making this album, I got so immersed in the creative process that I just don't feel I would be doing it justice to release it on 7/23," Carey posted. "I'd rather not exclude meaningful songs. I want to give you this album as it's meant to be heard.When I'm ready, you'll be the first 2 know!" [Mariah Carey's Twitter]
  • Holly Madison is following her ex Hugh Hefner to the altar. The new mom has announced in a blog post that she's "officially engaged!" [Holly Madison's blog]
  • Rihanna is reminding the world that she didn't sign up to be a role model in an Instagram-takedown of a Daily Mail editorial writer. And we quote: "a sad, sloppy menopausal mess!" [MTV]
  • Katy Perry and John Mayer might be back together - or maybe are just friends with a side benefit of PDA. The two were seen "smooching and rubbing each other's backs" at Monday night's Friars Foundation Awards Gala in New York. [ABC News]
  • Jodie Sweetin just revealed that she'd tied the knot for a third time in April, but that relationship is already on the outs. The former "Full House" star has filed for legal separation after a year of marriage. [TMZ]
  • If you're still not quite sure what One Direction is, you'll find the trailer for their new movie, "1D: This Is Us," particularly helpful. (Here's a revelation: They've tried to stay away from "the typical boy band thing." You don't say ...):

Filed under: While you were working
Warner Bros. at work on Encyclopedia Brown movie
June 25th, 2013
05:42 PM ET

Warner Bros. at work on Encyclopedia Brown movie

If Hollywood can give us a movie based on Lego toys, it seems only right that we'd also get a movie about boy detective Encyclopedia Brown (you know, for balance).

Studio Warner Bros. is working to grab the rights to the beloved children's book series for a big screen adaptation. The project would be produced by Roy Lee and Howard David Deutsch, the latter of whom previously tried to adapt the stories for TV in 1989, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Filed under: movies • Trailer Park
June 25th, 2013
05:06 PM ET

'The Heat' stars laugh off photoshop controversy

When Melissa McCarthy spotted her seemingly Photoshopped face on a promotional poster for her new comedy "The Heat," her first reaction was to laugh.

"I thought it was the funniest thing I'd ever seen," McCarthy told CNN of the image, which sparked a controversy two weeks ago when it made the rounds online.

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Report: Liam Neeson near deal for 'Taken 3'
June 25th, 2013
03:33 PM ET

Report: Liam Neeson near deal for 'Taken 3'

The days of Liam Neeson battling international villains and tallying body counts aren't over.

According to Deadline, a script for "Taken 3" is already in the works, and Neeson is reportedly set for a huge pay day.

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'Under the Dome' makes strong summer debut
June 25th, 2013
03:00 PM ET

'Under the Dome' makes strong summer debut

CBS' adaptation of Stephen King's "Under the Dome" performed phenomenally for the network on Monday night.

According to CBS, the series pulled in 13.14 million viewers with its first episode, making it the most-watched summer drama premiere on any network since 1992.

The series, created by "Lost's" Brian K. Vaughn and produced by King, will stretch the story of a town cut off from the world by a mysterious dome-shaped force field across 13 episodes.

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Filed under: television
Chris Brown's rep denies assault claim
June 25th, 2013
01:29 PM ET

Chris Brown's rep denies assault claim

Chris Brown's rep has denied allegations that the singer assaulted a woman while inside of an Anaheim, California, nightclub on Saturday.

The accuser told TMZ that Brown shoved her while they were in the VIP area of Heat Ultra Lounge that night, causing her to take a hard fall and injuring her knee.

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