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Porn Industry Shuts Down After Syphilis Scare While 1,000 XXX Stars Are Tested
August 21 2012 11:01 AM EDT
Fears of a syphilis outbreak caused a leading porn industry group to announce a nationwide shutdown of X-rated productions while more than 1,000 performers are tested for the sexually transmitted disease. The potential outbreak has reignited California?s controversial Measure B, a referendum which would mandate the use of condoms on porn shoots inside Los Angeles County.
Tony Scott Jump Video Rejected By TMZ, Footage Of 'Top Gun' Director's Fatal Leap Continues To Be Shopped Around
August 21 2012 11:01 AM EDT
Several passengers who witnessed Tony Scott's tragic jump off the Vincent Thomas Bridge in Los Angeles are shopping around video of the fatal leap. While TMZ has reportedly seen the footage, the Thirty Mile Zone entertainment news outlet opted to steer clear of the potentially controversial video and not purchase the material.
'50 Shades of Grey' Casting Rumors: Did Ian Somerhalder Meet With Film Team?
August 20 2012 9:41 PM EDT
Ian Somerhalder reportedly met with the "Fifty Shades of Grey" film team to discuss playing Christian Grey, the Examimer reported.
Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson Won?t Attend ?Twilight? Conventions: Why It?s Too Hard
August 20 2012 5:28 PM EDT
Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson won't be reuniting at the "Twilight" convention, and to make the wound sting even worse Taylor Lautner has announced that he won't be attending either, Zap2it reported.
Megan Fox's Giant Baby Bump & Other Pregnant Celebrities Who Are Expecting [PHOTOS]
August 20 2012 4:47 PM EDT
Megan Fox proudly showed off her baby bump recently look effortlessly adorable as a pregnant lady and giving every another reason to be jealous of the actress, as if we needed it.
Comedian Phyllis Diller Reported Dead At 95
August 20 2012 3:22 PM EDT
Comedian Phyllis Diller has died at age 95, TMZ reported Monday.
Tony Scott, Director Of ?Top Gun,? Had Inoperable Brain Cancer At Time Of Suicide: Report
August 20 2012 2:46 PM EDT
A source close Tony Scott told ABC News on Monday that the 68-year-old director had inoperable brain cancer. The report has not been confirmed by authorities, and so far Scott?s family is not commenting.
Pizza Hut and Home Depot Deny Legal Allegations, Did They Rip Off The Black Keys? [VIDEOS]
August 20 2012 11:36 AM EDT
Megachains Pizza Hut and Home Depot separately denied claims in court in Los Angeles on Thursday and Friday that they ripped off music by the band The Black Keys in TV spots, reports the Associated Press.
WWE SummerSlam Results: Lesnar Dominates Triple H, Punk Steals Victory, Sheamus Retains
August 20 2012 11:32 AM EDT
WWE SummerSlam saw Brock Lesnar in an intense match with Triple H, as well as WWE Champion CM Punk steal a victory from John Cena to retain his WWE Championship. The night also featured other superstars and a performance by Kevin Rudolf.
Diana Nyad's Cuba To Florida Swim Continues Despite Jellyfish Stings, Storm
August 20 2012 10:45 AM EDT
Diana Nyad is not letting a multitude of jellyfish stings that sidelined her 2011 swim from Cuba to Florida derail her latest attempt at the feat.
Tony Scott Death: Video And Photos Of Suicidal Jump Reportedly Taken By Passengers On Harbor Cruise
August 20 2012 10:32 AM EDT
Tony Scott's tragic jump off the Vincent Thomas Bridge in Los Angeles County was reportedly witnessed by a group of passengers on a harbor cruise. According to TMZ, some of those passengers took photos and shot video.
Los Angeles Lakers News: Kobe Bryant Scores 68 Points in China Exhibition Game [VIDEO]
August 20 2012 10:12 AM EDT
Kobe Bryant scored 68 points in the exhibition game in China. The Lakers star made news overseas for the second time this month, after helping Team USA win gold in London.
Tony Scott Death: 'Top Gun' Director Jumps Off Vincent Thomas Bridge, Dead At 68; Complete List Of Films Directed By Donna Scott's Husband
August 20 2012 8:36 AM EDT
Tony Scott, the famed Hollywood film director responsible for movies such as "Top Gun" and "Beverly Hills Cop II," among many other blockbusters, jumped to his death on Sunday off a Los Angeles bridge.
?American Horror Story? Season 2 Spoilers: White-Masked Nun Adds The Creepy Factor In Second ?Asylum? Trailer [VIDEO]
August 20 2012 7:44 AM EDT
With casting news slowing down and filming underway, "American Horror Story" is ready to tease fans about the upcoming second season. On Friday the Facebook page for the FX show posted an odd "Special Delivery" video for fans to enjoy and question. The show has quickly followed up with a second video titled "Blue Coat," and it is just as confusing as the first.
'Top Gun' Director Tony Scott Leaps Off A Bridge To His Death
August 20 2012 2:09 AM EDT
Tony Scott, director of hit Hollywood films, such as "Top Gun," "Beverly Hills Cop II" and "Days of Thunder," died after he jumped off a bridge in Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon, reports said.
Apple iPhone 5 Release Date Could Bring 'Biggest Handset Launch In History'; What Lies Post Release?
August 18 2012 1:29 AM EDT
Apple is expected to release the next iPhone, aka iPhone 5, September 12 and according to Jefferies analyst Peter Misek, the upcoming release of the next iPhone will be the "biggest handset launch in history."
David Beckham Statue Hits New York - Will His Likeness Help Him Sell More Underwear?
August 17 2012 5:21 PM EDT
David Beckham’s chiseled pecks are on full display. The soccer phenom has a 10-foot-tall silver statue made in his likeness standing tall in the streets of New York City in order to promote his new underwear line for H&M.
Rumer Willis And Jayson Blair Test Out Relationship In Public
August 17 2012 5:17 PM EDT
Rumer Willis, the 24-year-old actress and daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, has been spotted in public with a new man. Willis and actor Jayson Blair have been pictured together several times in the past few weeks, kissing and holding hands, and now a source for US Weekly confirms that the two are a couple.
Best Travel Destinations For Fall 2012
August 17 2012 11:02 AM EDT
Some travel destinations are best in the summer. Others in the winter. These 10 spots come alive in the fall.
Halle Berry in Court Two Days After Her Birthday As She Fights To Move Daughter, Nahla, To France [PHOTOS]
August 16 2012 4:46 PM EDT
Days after celebrating her birthday, actress Halle Berry is back in family court today in Los Angeles with her ex, Gabriel Aubry, to determine whether or not their daughter, Nahla, will move to France