While you were working ...
July 31st, 2013
07:53 PM ET

While you were working ...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • Now that Selena Gomez has taken over JAY Z's No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart, we wonder if she's also in the market for a hypen ... Oh, and fun fact: "Stars Dance" is her first No. 1 album. [Billboard]
  • If you believe the tongues wagging today, Simon Cowell is having his first child with his friend-turned-romantic partner Lauren Silverman, a New York socialite who's technically still married to her very wealthy husband - who's also Cowell's friend. [E!]
  • "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" is making a comeback. The Style network has enlisted Nick Cannon to host a revived version of the series that brought us champagne wishes and caviar dreams. [Style Network's Twitter]
  • To those of you who've offered your "love and support" to Teresa Giudice as she faces fraud charges, the New Jersey "Housewife" wishes she could "hug you all right now." [Teresa Giudice's Twitter]
  • Oh man, this gives us the sads: Jeremy Renner is offering a $5,000 reward to the person who finds his lost French Bulldog, Hemi. [Facebook]

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British GQ suffers wrath of One Direction fans
July 31st, 2013
06:30 PM ET

British GQ suffers wrath of One Direction fans

In the Internet's never-ending race to see who has the most intense fandom, One Direction has just pulled ahead.

The internationally famous boy band is featured in the September issue of British GQ with each member - Harry Styles; Liam Payne; Niall Horan; Zayn Malik; and Louis Tomlinson - getting his own cover and corresponding headline.

Sounds like a smart idea to get a smitten Directioner to buy them all, right? Here's where it all went wrong:

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Filed under: Celebrities • Music
Showtime's considering a 'Dexter' spinoff
July 31st, 2013
05:34 PM ET

Showtime's considering a 'Dexter' spinoff

The end of "Dexter" might not mean the end of the franchise for Showtime.

At the TCAs on Tuesday, the network's president, David Nevins, gave press a glimmer of hope for a "Dexter" spinoff.

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Filed under: television
Trailer Park: David O. Russell's 'American Hustle'
July 31st, 2013
05:31 PM ET

Trailer Park: David O. Russell's 'American Hustle'

This December, David O. Russell is taking us back to the '70s, and he's brought some of his favorite people along for the ride.

The "Silver Linings Playbook" director tapped three of the stars from that Oscar-nominated film, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro and Bradley Cooper, to join him in "American Hustle."

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Filed under: movies • Trailer Park
The Eagles to re-open legendary LA venue
July 31st, 2013
02:53 PM ET

The Eagles to re-open legendary LA venue

The legendary rock band The Eagles will headline three concerts in January to celebrate the grand re-opening of the Forum, an arena best known as the former home of the Los Angeles Lakers.

The iconic venue was rescued from demolition by the Madison Square Garden Company in its first venture on the West Coast. MSG is sinking $100 million into restoring the Forum, which will become the largest indoor performance venue in the United States.
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What Huma Abedin could learn from 'The Good Wife'
July 31st, 2013
12:30 PM ET

What Huma Abedin could learn from 'The Good Wife'

The story of a philandering politician and his dutiful wife is so familiar it's become a cliché, but the team behind "The Good Wife" at CBS has managed to turn it into a successful, acclaimed drama now entering its fifth season.

The series echoes the tawdry scandals that disgraced politicians Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer, with Chris Noth playing the part of the corrupt public figure and Julianna Margulies as the wife who stands by him.

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