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Entertainment News on November 17, 2011

Katy Perry sells stage outfit for Red Cross charity
Katy Perry has raised more than 8,000 dollars for a charity by selling off a stage outfit from her 2011 'California Dreams' world tour. ANI

Myleene Klass credits jungle strip off for career turnaround
Myleene Klass is thankful to her infamous shower in I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! jungle for the turnaround in her career. ANI

Fox bans 'too raunchy' dance moves on X-Factor USA
Fox Network is putting a stop to sexy dance moves on Simon Cowell's X Factor, deeming them too raunchy. ANI

Kim Kardashian cuts ties with best friend after filing for divorce
Kim Kardashian has cut off all contacts with her best friend, Brittny Gastineau, and her mom since she filed for divorce from her husband, Kris Humphries, after only 72 days of marriage. ANI

Its official! Mums knock dads in housework stakes
Young working women spend two hours a day more than men into housework, childcare and shopping, an Australian study has found. ANI

Penelope Cruz enjoying 'complete' motherhood
Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar has said that motherhood has changed Penelope Cruz in a major way. ANI

Danny Boyle wins top TV honour from Writer's Guild for '127 Hours'
Danny Boyle was honoured with Britain's Writers' Guild Awards on Nov 16. ANI

Helen Mirren backs 'Surviving Winter' appeal for elderly
Dame Helen Mirren has forfeited her share of a government grant to help elderly people in the U.K. keep warm this winter. ANI

RiRi slammed for glamorizing smoking in latest music video
Anti-smoking campaigners have slammed Rihanna for lighting up a cigarette in her latest music video. ANI

Mother of Hugh Grant's baby faced 'barrage of threatening calls'
The mother of Hugh Grant's baby received threatening calls after the actor spoke out against phone-hacking on BBC's Question Time. ANI

Jessica Alba supports Safe Chemicals Act
Actress Jessica Alba is pressurizing U.S. politicians to enforce stricter regulations for chemicals used in household products. ANI

Sharon Stone launches Facebook page to plan welcome for U.S troops
Sharon Stone has initiated an online campaign, urging fellow Americans to welcome home military personnel when they return from war zones. ANI

Selena Gomez's alleged stalker to go free
Thomas Brodnicki, who had allegedly stalked Selena Gomez, is about to walk free. ANI

Murray 'has better chance of being hit by lightening than getting probation'
Dr. Conrad Murray, who has been convicted in the involuntary manslaughter of Michael Jackson, has a better chance of being struck by lightening, than getting probation for killing the star, sources say. ANI

Hanging flower baskets may help cut crime
Hanging baskets and public flowerbeds help reduce crime and anti-social behaviour, a new survey has suggested. ANI

Pattinson thinks 'Twilight' proved movies can have female audience
Robert Pattinson thinks the 'Twilight Saga' movies have helped to prove that women can go to the cinema by themselves. ANI

Elle Macpherson admires Gisele Bundchen
Elle Macpherson has revealed that she admires Gisele Bundchen and can relate to her versatility. ANI

Is Cameron Diaz dating Diddy?
Cameron Diaz and P. Diddy seem to be the new couple of Hollywood. ANI

Alanis Morrisette 'glad' she kept searching for perfect hubby
Alanis Morrisette has admitted that she is glad that she didn't give up on marriage before finding her perfect husband Mario 'Souleye' Treadway. ANI

Mila Kunis was babysat by acting classes
Mila Kunis has revealed that she had joined an acting class because her parents couldn't afford to pay for a babysitter. ANI

Denise Richards getting along with Sheen for their kids' sake
Denise Richards has admitted that she thinks it is "important" to maintain an amicable relationship with ex husband Charlie Sheen for the sake of their children. ANI

Nikki Reed keen to continue her studies
Nikki Reed has vowed to resume her education after dropping out of high school as a rebellious teenager. ANI

Shakira backing Indian education drive
Shakira, who serves as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF, hopes that her trip to India will highlight the need for improved education in the country. ANI

Talks begin for MJ biopic
Michael Jackson's extraordinary life may soon be turned into a big screen blockbuster. ANI

MJ's mother upset over inadequate payment of crew in tribute show
Michael Jackson's mother Katherine has been "extremely displeased" after she found out that crew members who worked on the pop legend's tribute concert last month were not fully paid. ANI

Mariah Yeater still wants Justin Bieber to take paternity test
Mariah Yeater who alleges Justin Bieber as the father of her child plans to pursue with her claim out of court, despite dropping her paternity lawsuit. ANI

Lady Gaga spotted out with giant sperm on her head!
Lady Gaga emerged from a London hotel on Wednesday wearing what appeared to be a hot pink sperm hat on her head as she made her way into an interview with television host Alan Carr. ANI

Duchess' mother's Dukan diet tops list of world's worst weight loss plans
The trendy Dukan diet followed by the Duchess of Cambridge's mother, Carole Middleton, has been slammed as "utterly ineffective and with no scientific basis". ANI

Oprah Winfrey's best friend Gayle King ditches OWN TV show for CBS
Oprah Winfrey's best friend Gayle King is leaving her network to join revamped Early Show on CBS. ANI

Reality TV star says Mel Gibson is not the father of her unborn child
The woman supposedly carrying Mel Gibson's unborn child after an alleged fling, has set the record straight on the rumour. ANI

George Clooney won't be a good dad, says his teenage co-star
George Clooney would not make a very good father, according to Amara Miller, who plays the actor's daughter in 'The Descendants'. ANI

Rob Pattinson's butt crack edited out of 'Breaking Dawn' sex scene
Robert Pattinson has revealed that the filmmakers edited his "butt crack" from the steamy sex scene between him and co-star Kristen Stewart in 'Breaking Dawn'. ANI

Benetton pulls pope-imam kiss ad after Vatican protest
Benetton has withdrawn a photo montage from its new global ad campaign showing the Pope kissing a leading imam, after the Vatican issued a stern disapproval. ANI

William Shatner gives Turkey frying safety tips ahead of Thanksgiving
In a new Thanksgiving safety video titled 'Eat, fry. Love', William Shatner offers tips to those who plan to fry their birds for the day. ANI

Steven Spielberg keen to direct biblical epic 'Gods And Kings'
Steven Spielberg has reportedly been eyeing a Warner Bros project called 'Gods and Kings,' which chronicles the life of Moses as told in the Old Testament of the Bible. ANI

Glastonbury bags UK's best major festival title for 2011
Glastonbury has been named UK's best major festival at this year's UK Festival Awards. ANI

Wizard of Oz's 'Munchkin' Karl Slover dies at 93
Karl Slover, who played Munchkins in the 1939 classic film, 'The Wizard of Oz,' has died. He was 93. ANI

Lady Gaga's makeshift loo is her dressing room dustbin!
Lady gaga has revealed that she often uses her dressing room dustbin as a makeshift loo while getting changed. ANI

George Clooney to testify in Berlusconi's 'bunga bunga' trial next week
Hollywood hunk George Clooney will testify in one of Silvio Berlusconi's trials in which three of his associates are accused of recruiting prostitutes for his infamous 'bunga bunga' parties. ANI

Ricky Gervais to host Golden Globes for third time in 2012
Ricky Gervais is set to return as the host of the Golden Globes for a third time next year in January. ANI

Sofia Vergara ignored breast reduction advice
Sofia Vergara, who is famous for her curvaceous and voluptuous body, has revealed that her former publicist once told her to get breast reduction. ANI

It's official! Cheryl Cole really does have the 'perfect' smile
Scientists have undertaken a new study to find the reason why some smiles are like grimaces, and why some, like Cheryl Cole's, are so brilliant that they can turn people into stars. ANI

Sir Cliff Richard slams new radio station for banning his songs
Sir Cliff Richard has blasted a new 1960s-dedicated radio station for banning his songs, and has accused the programme bosses of lying to the public by erasing him from history. ANI

Bradley Cooper declared 'Sexiest Man Alive'
Bradley Cooper has been voted the 'Sexiest Man Alive' by People magazine for 2011. ANI

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