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2 min ago | Hollywood Reporter

Man Jumps to Death From Roof of Standard Hotel in Downtown L.A.

The 24-hour party vibe of the Standard Hotel in downtown Los Angeles ground to a halt Monday afternoon when a man leaped 12 floors to his death from the hotel's rooftop lounge. The incident occurred as guests crowded the rooftop pool, seeking to cool off during a mid-September heat wave in which temperatures hit the mid-90s.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Entertainment

1 hr ago | E! Online

Trendsetters at Work: Pret-a-Reporter

Merle Ginsberg is the senior style writer at The Hollywood Reporter and Pret-a-Reporter , THR 's online destination for all things fashion and beauty. Curious to find out how Merle landed her super sweet gig? We caught up with Merle, and she gave us the scoop on everything from how she got started in fashion journalism to her sage career advice - plus, find out all of Merle's favorite places to shop.

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Related Topix: Journalism, New York, New York Government, Publishing, Media, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network

3 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

Statue of Murdered Boy in Superman Costume Nears Unveiling

A statue of a fatally abused boy in a Superman costume is nearing completion, the man behind the tribute tells The Hollywood Reporter . The bronze figure of Jeffrey Baldwin - a 5-year-old boy from Toronto who was starved, beaten and ultimately murdered by his grandparent guardians in 2002 - shot to international attention after DC Entertainment prohibited the inclusion of the famous S-shield in the sculpture.

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7 hrs ago | KLAL-FM Little Rock

Robin Thicke Admits Drug Abuse, Says He Didn't Co-Write "Blurred Lines"

Remember last year, when Robin Thicke and Marvin Gaye 's family got involved in a legal dispute over whether or not Thicke's "Blurred Lines" borrows from Gaye's hit song, "Got to Give It Up?" Both Thicke and co-writer Pharrell Williams gave testimony about it during depositions in Los Angeles federal court -- testimony in which Thicke not only reveals he didn't really co-write the song, but also admits to drug abuse.

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Related Topix: Dance, Robin Thicke, Hip-Hop, Pop/Rock

8 hrs ago | NME

'Django Unchained' actress Dani le Watts says she was wrongly "accosted" by LAPD - Film News

Daniele Watts says she was wrongly "accosted" by officers from the Los Angeles Police Department last Friday. The actress played CoCo in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained and was with her husband Brian James Lucas when she was "briefly detained" by police responding to a report of indecent exposure.

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Related Topix: Django Unchained

9 hrs ago | Switched

MTV's 'Faking It' To Include Intersex Character

MTV is slated to go where few other networks have gone before when it includes an intersex character on the second season of the popular scripted series "Faking It." According to The Hollywood Reporter , Lauren, a character played by Bailey De Young on the show, became the subject of rumors at the end of the series' last season due to her use of "mysterious pills."

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10 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

'Dating Naked' Renewed at VH1

The cable network has ordered a second season of Dating Naked to premiere in summer 2015, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Each episode focuses on a man and a woman as they each date two different - and naked - suitors.

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Related Topix: Entertainment

12 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

Cumberbatch's "Imitation Game" wins Toronto Fest audience award

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Imitation Game won the big prize, the People's Choice Award, at this year's Toronto International Film Festival. TIFF's audience award winner is often a precursor to Oscar glory, The Hollywood Reporter said.

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Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment

16 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

Ryan Reynolds' 'The Voices' Gets U.K. Distribution

U.K. and Irish audiences will get to sample Ryan Reynolds brush with dark schizophrenic satire as distributor Arrow Films has secured the rights to black comedy The Voices in the countries. Directed by Marjane Satrapi , the Iranian author and filmmaker behind animation film Persepolis , The Voices stars Reynolds as a troubled, med-addicted factory worker driven to murder by his talking pets, a psychopathic cat called Mr Whiskers and Bosco, his peace-loving dog.

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Related Topix: Entertainment

Sun Sep 14, 2014

People

Gwyneth Paltrow Will Host President Obama Fundraiser at Her Home

Gwyneth Paltrow will host President Barack Obama for a fundraising event next month, PEOPLE confirms. The fundraiser, which was planned by the Democratic National Committee, will be held at the Oscar winner's L.A. home on October 9. According to The Hollywood Reporter , there will be a reception followed by a dinner where President Obama will answer questions from guests - who are each paying $1,000 to $32,400 to attend the event.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

TheCelebrityCafe

Comedy with 'National Lampoon' stars Chevy Chase and...

Fans who grew up laughing with Clark and Ellen Griswold in the National Lampoon movies might soon get to see the two united on screen once again. According to The Hollywood Reporter , ABC is moving forward with the single camera comedy series which will star Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo.

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Related Topix: Short, Comedy Movies, Vacation, Drama Movies, Adventure, Community, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Comedy

I4U Future Technology News

Alec Baldwin and Danny Glover Casted for Sci-fi Andron

Alec Baldwin and Danny Glover will star in the sci-fi movie Andron - The Black Labyrinth according to The Hollywood Reporter . The movie is about a group of people who wake up in black labyrinth.

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Related Topix: Skunk Anansie, Pop/Rock

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

TV Killed the Radio Star, Is Now Murdering the Box Office

A new report from The Hollywood Reporter citing experts from Hollywood and Wall Street says that this year's summer box office has been so horrendously bad that there's almost no way the films coming out in the fall and winter will be able to make up for it. The domestic box office is down 5.6 percent at the year to date versus last year according to figures cited in the article, with the summer's box office take dropping an astounding 15 percent from summer 2013.

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Related Topix: Entertainment

OhNoTheyDidnt

Anne Rice's 'Sleeping Beauty' To Become a TV Series

Televisa USA is adapting the book trilogy with 'Dallas Buyers Club's' Rachel Winter Has the small screen found its own Fifty Shades of Grey ? Televisa USA has acquired TV and digital rights to Anne Rice's best-selling book series The Sleeping Beauty , with plans to produce the erotic BDSM trilogy as a TV series , The Hollywood Reporter has learned. First published in 1983-85 as The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty , Beauty's Punishment and Beauty's Release , the series is set in a medieval fantasy world.

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Related Topix: Anne Rice, Vocal

TheCelebrityCafe

'Guardians of the Galaxy' becomes the first movie of 2014...

Guardians of the Galaxy is doing unbelievably well at the box office, and it doesn't seem to be anywhere near done. According to The Hollywood Reporter , the Marvel film is now the first movie of 2014 to cross $300 million domestically.

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Toledo Blade

Clooney joins 'Downton' special

George Clooney will join the cast of the period drama Downton Abbey on a Christmas special, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The special, not part of the Downton storyline, will air on the British network ITV as part of an annual campaign to raise money for six British charities.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Hugh Bonneville

Accuracy In Media

Michael Moore Says Obama Will Go Down in History As the First Black...

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter , left-wing filmmaker Michael Moore lamented the lack of accomplishments of President Obama, and said the only thing that he will be known for is being the first black president: That's it, Mr. Obama. A hundred years from now: 'He was the first black American that got elected president.'

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Daily Mail

Shine bright like a diamond! Olivia Munn glistens in a stunning...

The 34-year-old star was unmissable on Wednesday night as she attended a New York Fashion Event at the Gramercy Park Hotel. In town to celebrate her stylist Micaela Erlanger, who hosted the chic dinner along with The Hollywood Reporter, the Newsroom star showed off both her own natural beauty and Micaela's skills in a fun but fancy romper.

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Related Topix: Olivia Munn, Hot Chicks

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Pia Zadora Hospitalized After Golf Cart Accident

Zadora, 60, fell from a golf cart Thursday near her home in Summerlin, Nevada, her former manager and close friend confirms to The Hollywood Reporter . He says Zadora's prognosis is "very good."

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Entertainment, Television

Politico

Paltrow 'uncoupling' donors, dollars

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow is set to host President Barack Obama at her Los Angeles home for a fundraiser in October. Paltrow's event is Oct. 9 and runs between $1,000 to $32,400 per seat, The Hollywood Reporter reported on Friday.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

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