Chelsea Handler treatened Reese Witherspoon: just for making humor

American stand-up comedienne, actress, best-selling author and producer, 36 year-old Chelsea Handler made some humorous comments about her "This Mean War" co-actress Academy award winner Reese Witherspoon. They both became close friend from that time.

"She is just so ridiculous," Witherspoon, 35, tells iVillage. "She always threatens to tape record me when I go to the bathroom because I have a microphone on. I purposely take off my mic and put it somewhere else when I have to go somewhere. But she caught me singing a Rihanna song backstage."

Despite Handler's antics, Witherspoon says the comedienne -- who also counts Jennifer Aniston and Charlize Theron as BFFs -- is "very sweet."

"She's a really great friend. She's the kind of person who will cancel all her plans if you're in a bad mood and you just want to sit on the couch and watch a movie," Witherspoon says. "She's really generous. She likes to give a lot of good gifts!"

Handler isn't the only celeb Witherspoon admires. "I love Gloria Steinem. I think she's incredible," says the actress, who lists Holly Hunter, Frances McDormand and Diane Keaton among her faves. "[I respect] women who've really had long and wonderful careers where they create great characters and just seem to be endlessly interesting and fascinating to watch."

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Madonna tops the reign: Still ready to give more

"Like a Virgin", "Papa Don't Preach", "Like a Prayer", "Vogue", "Frozen", "Music", "Hung Up", "4 Minutes" and many more super hit songs creator is still on the tops in the running track. Yes I am talking about Super singer, songwriter, actress and entrepreneur Madonna. Almost 30 years after her arrival on Billboard's charts, Madonna continues to feel L-U-V from her fans. On this week's Billboard Hot 100 songs chart, her latest single, "Give Me All Your Luvin'," featuring Nicki Minaj and M.I.A., bounds 13-10 in its second chart week.
The first single from Madonna's 12th studio album, "MDNA," due March 26 (which sports an "L-U-V, Madonna!" cheerleader chant), becomes her 38th Hot 100 top 10, pushing her further ahead of runners-up the Beatles (34).
Madonna first reached the chart's top tier the week of June 16, 1984, when "Borderline" rose to its No. 10 peak. She had last ranked in the region with "4 Minutes," featuring Justin Timberlake and Timbaland, the week of June 28, 2008.
Here is a look at the artists with the most top 10 songs in the Hot 100's 53-year history:
38 -- Madonna
34 -- the Beatles
28 -- Stevie Wonder
27 -- Mariah Carey
27 -- Janet Jackson
27 -- Elton John
25 -- Elvis Presley (whose career predates the chart's Aug. 4, 1958, inception)
23 -- Whitney Houston
23 -- the Rolling Stones
As previously reported, "Luvin'" jumps 7-6 on the Digital Songs survey with 165,000 downloads sold (up 44%) in the list's tracking week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The period encompassed the first full week following Madonna's performance of the song at Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis (Feb. 5).
The track, slides, however, 28-59 on the Radio Songs chart (20 million audience impressions, down 54%, according to Nielsen BDS). "Luvin' " had benefitted last week from special promotion on Clear Channel Media and Entertainment's more than 50 monitored pop stations, which played it at the top of every hour from Friday, Feb. 3, at 9 a.m. ET until the big game's kickoff.
Check tomorrow (Feb. 16), when all rankings, including the Hot 100 in its entirety and the Digital Songs and Radio Songs charts, will be refreshed, as they are each Thursday

Madonna's Discographies and Famous Tours are:

Madonna (1983)
Like a Virgin (1984)
True Blue (1986)
Like a Prayer (1989)
Erotica (1992)
Bedtime Stories (1994)
Ray of Light (1998)
Music (2000)
American Life (2003)
Confessions on a Dance Floor (2005)
Hard Candy (2008)
MDNA (2012)

List of Madonna concert tours

The Virgin Tour (1985)
Who's That Girl World Tour (1987)
Blond Ambition World Tour (1990)
The Girlie Show World Tour (1993)
Drowned World Tour (2001)
Re-Invention World Tour (2004)
Confessions Tour (2006)
Sticky & Sweet Tour (2008–09)
Madonna World Tour (2012)

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The cold war between Miranda Lambert and Chris Brown is going on: Tweeter, the weapon

Miranda Lambert, mentor on NBC‘s Voice, and wife of Blake Shelton, recently took to to sound off about Chris Brown, in which Brown replied with some very vulgar remarks. If you thought this sweet little country girl would sit back quietly and take it, you obviously have not heard Gunpowder and Lead! Read on for the scoop!

Miranda Lambert hopped on Twitter following the 54th Annual Grammy Awards, where she posted: “Chris Brown twice? I don’t get it. He beat on a girl. Not cool that we act like that didn’t happen. He needs to listen to Gunpowder and lead and be put back in his place. Not at the Grammys.”

Miranda Lambert has no tolerance for men who beat on their women, which is something that Chris Brown was accused of by former flame, Rihanna. Miranda Lambert’s parents actually ran a shelter for abused women when she was growing up, so there is no question why she feels so strongly about the issue.

After her angry Tweet on Sunday, Chris Brown fired back with: “HATE ALL U WANT BECUZ I GOT A GRAMMY Now! That’s the ultimate F*** OFF!” But soon after, Chris Brown’s post was deleted, and replaced with: “IM BACK SO WATCH MY BaCK as I walk away from all this negativity #teambreezygrammy.”

But Miranda Lambert is not about to let the Twitter war die, as she once again took to Twitter and said: ” Be who you are an stand for what u believe in. NO MATTER WHAT!,” adding: “Oh and one more thing for all who are asking….I have a Grammy too.” Obviously, those Tweets were directed at Chris Brown – let the war continue!

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Bill Clinton Struggled in dealing with the Lewinsky affair: a new documentay to come with the answer

According to the new documentary that is going to be aired next week on PBS about the life of former Us president Bill Clinton, he contacted pollster Dick Morris to gauge whether he should come out with the truth when news of the affair broke.

Hillary husband apparently struggled with whether to talk publicly about his affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky, as his aides were surprised, even dismayed, about his relationship with the 23-year-old.

"He said, 'Ever since I got here to the White House I've had to shut my body down sexually I mean, but I screwed up with this girl. I didn't do what they said I did, but I may have done so much that I can't prove my innocence,'" Morris recalls in the film "Clinton," which was written and directed by Barak Goodman.

"And I said to him, 'The problem that presidents have is not the sin, it's the cover up and you should explore just telling the American people the truth.' He said, 'Really, do you think I could do that?' And I said, 'Let me test it, let me run a poll.' So I took a poll and I tested popular attitudes on that and I called him back and I said, 'They will forgive the adultery, but they won't easily forgive that you lied,'" Morris says in the documentary to air on PBS next week.

Meanwhile, several of Clinton's aides were convinced he was set up. "He's got all these enemies who are out to get him," Clinton's labor secretary, Robert Reich, said in the film. "He wouldn't be so stupid as to jeopardize his entire presidency. For what? No, that was not the Bill Clinton I knew."

Clinton first denied the affair that broke out in the news media in 1998, famously saying he "did not have sexual relations with that woman." He later admitted to oral sex with the young intern and said his relationship with Lewinsky was wrong and inappropriate.

"I am profoundly sorry for all I have done wrong in words and in deeds," he said Dec. 11 1998. "I never should have misled the country, the Congress, my friends or my family. Quite simply, I gave in to my shame."

Although his subsequent impeachment made him only the second U.S. president to be impeached, Clinton's aides say that in a way, the former president himself set up barriers that he could then leap across and he was always confident he could find his way back.

"How many second chances does any one person deserve?" his former press secretary, Dee Dee Myers, said in the film. "Clinton's view is as many second chances as a person is willing to try to take. As many times as you fail, don't you deserve the chance to redeem yourself? Isn't history loaded with people who have fallen and gotten up, fallen and gotten up and done great things?"

The documentary also details the challenges Hillary Clinton faced as first lady. Clinton was, behind the scenes, a powerful force in the White House but aides said her strengths often turned into his weaknesses. "Voters thought that it was a zero-sum game, that for Hillary to be strong, Bill would have to be weak, and as a result the perception of Hillary's strength became a perception of Bill's weakness," Morris said.

Hillary Clinton was blamed by many for a weak turnout in the 1994 election and for the failure of the administration's health care reform plan in 1993 that failed to gain momentum. "She was outspoken, she was smart, she was hard driving, and some people resented her," Clinton's Deputy Chief of Staff Harold Ickes said in the film. "Remember during the campaign, it was two for the price of one, well people aren't electing two for the price of one. They're electing the president."

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Nicki Minaj's Little Red Riding Hood-inspired garb at the 2012 Grammy Awards

At the Staples Center in Los Angeles Sunday, Nicki Minaj confused the audience then amused and then just plainly angered them. The reason is because the "Super Bass" singer, 29, was on the arm of a man dressed in a Pope-inspired outfit while she donned a dramatic red satin gown and cloak by Versace complete with matching red gloves.

Then, an exorcism. Viewers stared at their TVs, slack-jawed and unsure of what exactly they were watching. The religious response to Minaj’s performance will surely be furious — the Catholic League is likely firing up its angriest press release yet — but fans’ reactions were fast and frank. They had no idea what sort of spectacle they had just witnessed, but few of them liked it. Read some of the funniest fan tweets, after the jump.

"It's the egg moment of the year," E! News correspondent Kelly Osbourne said of Minaj's look, while referencing Lady Gaga's dramatic incubating entrance at last year's GRAMMY Awards.

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Whitney Houston, American singer, actress, producer, and model, dies an immature death.

Whitney Houston, whose soaring voice lifted her to the top of the pop music world in 1980s and '90s but whose personal decline was fueled by years of drug and alcohol use, was found dead in a Beverly Hills hotel room Saturday.

Law enforcement sources told The Times that paramedics arrived at the Beverly Hilton hotel, where Houston was staying, and found her dead. Her cause of death was unknown, said the sources, who asked to remain anonymous because the investigation is ongoing.

Houston, 48, was in the Los Angeles area for a musical tribute for music executive Clive Davis and had performed earlier this week. Houston was planning to attend Davis’ annual pre-Grammy party Saturday at the Beverly Hilton hotel, the see-and-be-seen event of the year.

Earlier this week, the 79-year-old Davis perused page after page of guest lists in a bungalow at the Beverly Hills Hotel, where he conducts business when he’s in the Los Angeles area. Among those Houston was expected to rub elbows with: Quincy Jones, Tony Bennett, Akon, Cee Lo Green, Miley Cyrus, Sean "Puffy" Combs, Jennifer Hudson, Jackson Browne, Elvis Costello and Diana Krall. 

“It’s a great time where everybody can set down their swords, so to speak,” Davis said, seated on an overstuffed divan next to a coffee table cluttered with papers, CDs and videos. “I was grateful that, inviting them to my home, that they would feel comfortable and just keep coming back, and they've kept coming back every year to where it's expanded to be this incredible haven for musicians.”

Houston had drug and alcohol problems for years, and in May her spokeswoman said she was going back to rehab. Publicist Kristen Foster told the Associated Press on Saturday that Houston had died but did not provide further details.

Houston was kown for such hits as “How Will I Know,” “Saving All My Love for You” and “I Will Always Love You.” She also starred in movies such as “The Bodyguard.”
Her discographies are:

Whitney Houston (1985)
Whitney (1987)
I'm Your Baby Tonight (1990)
My Love Is Your Love (1998)
Just Whitney (2002)
One Wish: The Holiday Album (2003)
I Look to You (2009)

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Terminator and Rambo in the hospital! what if they are in 'The Tomb"

Two Hollywood action stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone were shown apparently waiting to receive treatment for injuries sustained from movie stunts. Cynics suggested the picture itself was a stunt as the pair have a film called The Tomb to promote. It showed the two sexagenarians on neighboring hospital gurneys.

Schwarzenegger, 64, had his arm in a sling. Stallone, who is a year older at 65, was shown hooked up to an IV drip with a syringe protruding from his neck. Schwarzenegger posted the picture on the internet and said: “After all the action, stunts and physical abuse shooting The Expendables 2 and The Last Stand, it was time for a little tune up on my shoulder.

“Look who was coincidentally waiting in line behind me for his shoulder surgery. Now we’re ready for another round of great times and action when we shoot The Tomb.” It was announced earlier this week that the two actors, who competed for the title of Hollywood’s biggest action star in the 1980s, had both signed up for the film. It will feature Stallone as the designer of a prison and Schwarzenegger as an inmate.

Schwarzenegger previously had a cameo role in Stallone’s action film The Expendables and also appears in its upcoming sequel. He is currently finishing work on The Last Stand, his first starring role since returning to acting after serving as California’s governor.

According to Deadline, In the new film "The Tomb" Stallone will play a man who builds a prison that can’t be escaped from, gets sent to said prison after being set up and then has to get out of the prison he created. Yikes! Schwarzenegger will play an inmate.

The Governator explained on Twitter, “After all the action, stunts & physical abuse shooting The Expendables 2 and The Last Stand, it was time for a little tune up on my shoulder."

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone in hospital for shoulder surgery

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Romance and chocolate: a new story that brought Rachel McAdams to play lovebird

"Sharlok Holmes" actress Rachel McAdams plays lovebirds in the 2012 film "The Vow" with "Set Up" actor Channing Tatum. They recently sat down with to talk about the movie, romance and ... chocolate.

McAdams, 33, stars as Paige, a young woman who suffers a coma and severe memory loss after a traumatic car accident. When she wakes up and can't recall her husband Leo, played by Tatum, he must work to win her heart again.

"How do you bridge the gap when you start to grow apart? There's something so nice about being comfortable but not too comfortable," McAdams told "I appreciate that about this, even though it's an extraordinary circumstance and there's a real tragedy that tears them apart ... everyone knows that feeling of disconnect and 'How do you get back on track?'"

Both she and Tatum, 31, have previously starred in romance films - McAdams in "The Notebook" and Tatum in "Dear John." Both are based on books by Nicholas Sparks. The author is unaffiliated with "The Vow," which hit theaters on Friday, February 10, four days before Valentine's Day.

"We're Nicholas Sparks alumni. I love Nicholas Sparks novels, but I think it takes less of a fairy tale way to show a greater love," Tatum told "Nicholas paints a beautiful picture, he really does - his romanticism is amazing, but I think this deals with a little bit more of a frustrating time and really sits in the uncomfortablity of it."

The pair found romance in real life as well, although not with each other. Tatum met his wife Jenna Dewan on the set of the 2006 dance flick, "Step Up." The couple got engaged in September 2008 and were married on July 11, 2009 in Malibu, California.

"I see caring for somebody as a creative outlet," Channing told People magazine. "I like drawing little faces and writing little stories and hiding them in places."

McAdams found love while filming as well, pairing up with "Midnight in Paris" co-star Michael Sheen. The couple confirmed their relationship in May 2011. Check out what else McAdams and Tatum had to say about their upcoming film and about romance in general, as well as about a popular Valentine's Day candy.

This is McAdams’s third unabashedly romantic movie, a formula that works for her, even though she’s a much more versatile and clever actress than projects like The Notebook and The Time Traveler’s Wife would suggest.
Rachel McAdams in hot beach bikini

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Alyssa Bustamante, the killer of her neighbour girl,seek emotional appology from victim's family.

A teenager named Alyssa Bustamante who murdered a girl for living in her neighberood has been sentenced to lifetime imprisonment. But he called it "enjoyable" may have the opportunity to walk free one day. The 18 year-old teen expressed remorse for brutally killing her neighbor, Elizabeth Olten, in October 2009, in what prosecutors described as a thrill killing.

"I know words can never be enough and they can never adequately describe how horribly I feel for all of this," Bustamante said to Olten's mother and siblings, who sat silently. "If I could give my life to get her back I would. I'm sorry."

Bustamante stabbed the 9-year-old girl in the chest, strangled her, sliced her throat and left her in a shallow grave covered with leaves so she could find out what it felt like to kill.

"I just f***ing killed someone. I strangled them and slit their throat and stabbed them now they're dead. I don't know how to feel atm [at the moment]," Bustamante wrote in her diary. She later added: "It was ahmazing. As soon as you get over the 'ohmygawd I can't do this' feeling, it's pretty enjoyable. I'm kinda nervous and shaky though right now. Kay, I gotta go to church" Elizabeth's mother, Patty Preiss called Bustamante "an evil monster" and said that she "hated her" on the first day of the teen's sentencing hearing.

Prosecutor Mark Richardson had argued for life in prison, plus 71 years, accounting for the years Elizabeth lost. The defense cited Bustamante's depression and a suicide attempt as a reason for a reduced sentence.

On the teen's YouTube page, a video appears to show the suspect with her brothers purposefully shocking themselves on an electrified fence. She listed "killing people" as one of her hobbies under her profile.

Her Twitter messages around the time of the murder spoke of "addiction" and "terrors." One message said, "all I want in life is a reason for all this pain." "She committed the murder after deliberation, which means cool deliberation or cool reflection on the matter for any length of time," Cole County prosecutor Mark Richardson told the court Wednesday.

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Kate Middleton can alone stuns the world: proved by her first solo appearance

Kate Middleton received at the National Portrait Gallery in London   
Kate Middleton is really proved enough with her image as she doesn't need Prince William by her side to make a splash. This was proved by her first solo public appearance since marrying into the royal family Wednesday, attending a preview of Lucian Freud paintings at the National Portrait Gallery in London.

The wife of Prince William, now formally known as the Duchess of Cambridge, topped a fashion buzzword list for a second year running while outrageous pop star Lady Gaga disappeared from sight. The Global Language Monitor (GLM), which tracks print, electronic and social media for top words and phrases, said on Wednesday that "The Duchess Effect" was its top fashion word for 2012. The proclamation comes as New York begins its Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week of runway shows and celebrity parties.

Kate's sister Pippa Middleton -- who made waves as a bridesmaid at the Duchess' London wedding last year -- also made the list. "Pippa's Bum" came in at No.5, reflecting what the GLM said was the "absurdly large media interest in the Duchess's sister in general and her bum in particular."

The Duchess can sell out a fashion line in 24 hours just by wearing a dress or sweater from a retail store at a public event. Indeed, her style choices have influenced a more feminine look all round in fashion.
"The Duchess Effect appears to extend much further than the economic impact of Kate's fashion choices; this year the fashion landscape seems to be a brighter, more accessible place with the styles more colorful, feminine and graceful than we've observed in many years," said the Global Language Monitor's fashion expert Bekka Payack.

It's the first time the same person has come atop the GLM's annual fashion buzzword list for two years running. Lady Gaga, whose outfits have ranged from a raw meat dress to one of black gaffer tape, was in second place last year and topped the list in 2010. But she failed to make the current lineup, which included words like peplums, braids, pajamas and paisleys among the Top 10.

"The novelty (and shock value) of Lady Gaga's outrageousness has worn off. Entertainers such as Nicki Minaj, Kanye West and Katy Perry are also creating new personas with creative fashion choices -- and setting new trends," Payack said.

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Anna Nicole Smith still dominating the world after five year of her death.

It was Feb 8, 2007  Playboy model Anna Nicole Smith died at the age of 39 in her Hollywood, Fla. Like his life time she still dominates the media world and heart of her fans. Hard to believe it's been five years since her death And not just because every year since has been chock-full of headlines—both good and bad—that keep the memory of the infamous Playmate, reality star and, lest we forget, mother alive.

It seemed for more than a decade that Smith was in the news every other day. A few of the major event in her life that shoke everyone. At age 26, Smith married Texas oil billionaire J. Howard Marshall when he was 89. She met him while she was dancing at a strip club in Houston. After his death in 1995, a years-long battle ensued over Marshall's estate before a Supreme Court ruling in 2011 finally denied Smith's estate any part of her late husband's riches.

Smith gave birth to daughter Dannielynn on Sept. 7, 2006, in the Bahamas and three days later her son Daniel, 20, died in mysterious circumstances in her hospital room. Another lengthy battle ensued as two men -- attorney/boyfriend Howard K. Stern and photographer Larry Birkhead -- both claimed to be the father of Smith's new daughter.

Birkhead eventually prevailed in the custody battle and Stern faced continued legal troubles after he and two of Smith's doctors were charged with providing Smith with numerous prescription drugs before her fatal overdose.


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Zooey Deschanel stars in the new music video ‘Hey Girl’

Fans and viewers of FOX’s hit comedy series New Girl can choose their own adventure when party crashers invade the Deschenl’s loft in the new full-length, interactive music video for “Hey Girl,” New Girl’s theme song. The interactive video opens with Jess (Deschanel) and roomies Winston (Lamorne Morris), Nick (Jake Johnson) and Schmidt (Max Greenfield) getting ready to host a party for a bunch of friends. From there, the outcome is up to you.

According to Zap2it, there are more 950 variations of the video depending on which path the viewer chooses. There are different types of parties such as beach, toga, 60s and pajama that see many different costume changes, which includes an extremely short kimono being worn by Schmidt.

In addition to choosing party themes and costumes, users also get to choose which dance Deschanel will attempt, including the chicken dance, Madonna’s trademark Vogue moves or the Russians squat dance known as the Kozachok.

And for those extra keen viewers, there’s hidden content that, according to the press release, will “elevate the party to even more outrageous levels of fun!” Once the video concludes, fans can share their custom creations with family and friends through social media, including Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

Zooey – who co-wrote “Hey Girl” along with New Girl creator Elizabeth Meriwether, writers David Finkel and Brett Baer, and Michael Andrews – recently spoke about her inspiration for the theme song.

“I wanted something upbeat that really felt like a theme song and the theme song from Mary Tyler Moore (Show) felt really upbeat and gets you ready for a show about someone who is taking on a new life,” she told the Hollywood Reporter. “And when we went into produce it, we sort of thought we wanted to have a Lovin’ Spoonful feel.” Decide Zooey Deschanel‘s path for yourself in the “Hey Girl” interactive music video at Fox’s website.

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A big plan for Americans' to Mortgage Relief: hope to see a real relief

The signing day for the landmark multibillion-dollar settlement to address foreclosure abuses is closing near. the Obama administration is going to win a huge support from a crucial state that would significantly expand the breadth of the deal.

The biggest remaining holdout, California, has returned to the negotiating table after a four-month absence, a change of heart that could increase the pot for mortgage relief nationwide to $25 billion from $19 billion.

Another important potential backer, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman of New York, has also signaled that he sees progress on provisions that prevented him from supporting it in the past.

The potential support from California and New York comes in exchange for tightening provisions of the settlement to preserve the right to investigate past misdeeds by banks, and stepping up oversight to ensure that the financial institutions live up to the deal and distribute the money to the hardest-hit homeowners. The settlement would require banks to provide billions of dollars in aid to homeowners who have lost their homes to foreclosure or who are still at risk, after years of failed attempts by the White House and other government officials to alter the behavior of the biggest banks.

The banks — led by the five biggest mortgage servicers, Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citigroup and Ally Financial — want to settle an investigation into abuses set off in 2010 by evidence that they foreclosed on borrowers with only a cursory examination of the relevant documents, a practice known as robo-signing. Four million families have lost their homes to foreclosure since the beginning of 2007.

“For the past 13 months we have been working for a resolution that brings real relief to the hardest-hit homeowners, is transparent about who benefits, and will ensure accountability,” Ms. Harris said in a statement. “We are closer now than we’ve been before but we’re not there yet.” The settlement has been hamstrung by one delay after another over the last year. Winning California’s support now would represent a major win for the White House in this election year.

“I am encouraged by the conversations we’ve had with many states in the last few days,” said Shaun Donovan, the secretary of housing and urban development. “This will be one of the most significant steps in the recovery of homeowners, neighborhoods and the broader housing market from the worst collapse since the Depression.”

California has been focused on measures that would benefit individual homeowners, while New York has been most interested in preserving its ability to investigate the root causes of the financial collapse.

Another critical issue for California is narrowing the amnesty given to banks because under the state’s False Claims Act, state officials and huge pension funds like Calpers would be able to collect sizable monetary damages from the banks if they could prove mortgages were improperly packaged into securities that later soured. What is more, California’s participation would result in having more money available for many other states, including an estimated $500 million in additional money for Florida. But the agreement’s terms do not guarantee minimum allocations of mortgage relief by state. Mr. Donovan added that there had been numerous discussions with individual states that had specific concerns.

California officials and other veterans of the foreclosure crisis are haunted by the failure of past attempts to alter the behavior of the big banks, including a 2008 deal with Countrywide Financial, the subprime giant now owned by Bank of America, and a more recent agreement last April between federal regulators and the biggest mortgage servicers.

The backers of the latest deal insist their plan has more teeth, with a powerful outside monitor to oversee enforcement and heavy monetary penalties if banks fail to live up to commitments. While the past agreement with Countrywide gave banks credit even if their offers to modify the interest rate of the mortgage or write down principal were not accepted by borrowers, this deal counts only what banks actually do for homeowners. If banks fall short of the multibillion-dollar benchmarks set out for principal reduction and other benefits for homeowners, they will have to pay the difference plus a penalty of up to 40 percent directly to the federal government, according to Mr. Madigan.

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Wes Welker will regret for the miss and for the win he could make for his team.

Wes Welker hands  deceived him at the worst possible moment on Sunday night that make him regret for the miss as he know what impact he will have on the Super Bowl. But to realize what impact the New England wide receiver is already having here in his hometown, you only need to meet Jas'Sen Stoner.

He is a Douglass High School senior who is a multisport standout and a classroom leader. He is a kid with a difficult past but a promising future. He is a living, breathing example of the change that the Wes Welker Foundation has affected in Oklahoma City. The foundation helped change the fortunes of Douglass football, then Douglass football did the same for Stoner. Without that? “I don't know where I'd be right now, to tell you the truth,” he said. “I look back on it and the direction I was headed — I have no idea where I'd be standing right now.”

During the same week Welker and the Patriots are headed to the Super Bowl, Stoner signed a letter of intent to play football at Central Oklahoma. There's a scholarship with his name on it. There's education and opportunity waiting for him. All of that seemed out of reach four years ago. Entering his freshman year at Douglass, Stoner was a D student. He blew off tests. He skipped class. All signs pointed to academic disaster. Then, Douglass coach Willis Alexander approached him about playing football.

Even though the kid weighed only 135 pounds, the coach thought he could play. It would take time. It would take effort. Alexander told Stoner, whose first name is pronounced “Jason,” that he'd have to get in the weight room. Just so happened that the school had received a grant from the Wes Welker Foundation to improve the weight room earlier that year. Before that grant, the weight room was a hodgepodge of equipment. MAPS for Kids had provided tax dollars to address the need for new facilities in Oklahoma City schools — Douglass was among the schools that built a brand-new building — but the initiative didn't provide for new athletic equipment.

“It was pretty antique,” Alexander said of what was in Douglass' weight room. “Let's say it was aged.” Alexander remembers some of the machines being there when he was in school. He graduated Douglass in 1989. “We had kids lifting on benches where things would fall off,” he said. “We'd have to drill holes in it, put bolts in it just to hold it. “The kids never complained. They just came in and did their work.”

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Gisele Bundchen, the world's highest paid supermodel, is now serious about Super Bowl

The world's highest paid Supermodel Gisele Bundchen and girlfriend of quarterback Tom Brady has now got her eye on the Super Bowl. In anticipation of the Super Bowl game between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots, The former Victoria Secret supermodel (2000 - 2006) and wife of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, reportedly asked friends and family to pray for her hubbie's big game on Sunday, February 5.

According to the Associated Press, The New York Post published what they called a "disgustingly sappy" personal email purportedly written by Bundchen which read, "I feel Tommy really needs our prayer, our support and love at this time... So I kindly ask all of you to join me on this positive chain and pray for him, so he can feel confident, healthy and strong. Envision him happy and fulfilled experiencing with his team a victory this sunday."

The tabloid felt the need to confirm their own story and reached out to Bundchen who supposedly confirmed, "I am surprised that you received this e-mail; it was a private note only sent to close friends and family."

Bundchen's rep had no immediate comment on the report. Brady told the Associated Press, "I don't know anything about that, so I don't know what it is." Brady is a three-time Super Bowl champ who has earned two MVP trophies and has a $72 million contract.

When asked at Tuesday's media day whether his supermodel wife had given him any advice he answered, "Throw the ball quickly. She doesn't like it when I get hit very often. My guys up front do a great job of protecting me."

This 31 year-old Brazilian supermodel, whose last name is pronounced "boond'shen," is said to be the highest-paid model in the world with estimated annual earnings of some $45 million, according to Forbes' annual list.

Bundchen made headlines last year when she told the UK edition of Harper's Bazaar magazine that mothers should be required by law to breastfeed their babies rather than use formula. She and Brady welcomed a son, Benjamin, in December 2009. The two married in February 2009.

Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady

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Edie Marphy's death: No it's just rumor spread by an entertainment website

Its a great news for the Eddie Marphy fans that he is well alive. Internet has spread a report on Friday February 3 declaring the actor dead after a car crash in Australia. However Eddie Murphy did not die despite what a celebrity death hoax generator website claimed.

The 50-year-old actor and comedian was the victim of a death rumor was circulated on a site called Global Associated News which claimed he died after a snowboarding accident in Zermatt, Switzerland.

However, a disclaimer at the bottom of the page in small print reads, "THIS STORY IS 100% FAKE! This is an entertainment website, and this is a totally fake article based on zero truth and is a complete work of fiction for entertainment purposes! This story was dynamically generated using a generic 'template' and is not factual."

The disclaimer didn't stop people from Tweeting the news and sharing it on Facebook which might have forced the star's to issue a statement.

"Trust me, Eddie is very much alive and well and definitely not in Switzerland snowboarding," Murphy's rep told E! News." The "Beverly Hills Cop" star's brother also confirms Murphy is alive and well.

In September, it was announced that Murphy would host the 84th annual Academy Awards, but he dropped out in November and was subsequently replaced by Billy Crystal. It will be Crystal's ninth time as host of the ceremony, which is set to air live on Sunday, February 26, 2012 at 7 p.m. ET on ABC,'s parent company.

Murphy received an Oscar nomination in 2006 for his role in "Dreamgirls." He's known for his roles in the "Shrek" films, "Dr. Doolittle," "Coming to America" and the "Beverly Hills Cop" franchise. Murphy is also known for his comedy specials "Raw" and "Delirious" and first rose to fame as a cast member on "Saturday Night Live" from 1980 to 1984.


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Pippa Middleton dates again with rich heir of Duke of Nothumberland, George Percy

After the split with Alex Loudon, ex cricket player, last year (November) Pippa Middleton has been linked to wealthy heir and her old Edinburgh University beau George Percy.

Middleton and Percy, who is the son of the Duke of Northumberland, were housemates and lived with Lord Edward Innes-Ker, a son of the Duke of Roxburghe. Percy is heir to a huge fortune estimated to be worth $498 million, which includes Alnwick Castle in Northumberland, which is home to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in the "Harry Potter" movies.

The UK tabloid The Sun claimed that Middleton and Percy's friendship became romance during the Middleton family's New Year's Eve party. A source told The Sun, "It was like a shark circling its bait... George is very smitten and completely in love with her. It looks like the Middleton sisters will be completing the double before too long."

Spokespeople for both Percy and Middleton declined to comment on the report, but a Royal source told the UK's Daily Mail that the claims were "unfounded." The pair was photographed together attending several Wimbledon over the summer (pictured above) and was also spotted vacationing in Spain. Percy, 27, who is an Earl, has served as a "page of honor" to Queen Elizabeth II, which allowed him to accompany her to major events, according to ABC News.

Middleton, who was formerly working as a party planner has also reportedly taken a job with Percy's geothermal energy firm. She will now help lobby for government licenses which would allow the Percy's company to drill underground for hot water which would be converted into heat and electricity. Pippa also works part-time at her parents' party planning company Table Talk and writes an online magazine for their online party supply website, Party Pieces.

Middleton recently split up with former England cricketer Alex Loudon, who accompanied her to the Royal Wedding. Pippa's appearance at the Royal wedding in a gorgeous Alexander McQueen gown has sparked interest and earned her the unofficial title of "Her Royal Hotness" and a website dedicated to her derriere.

Justin Timberlake recently expressed interest in Middleton, telling Esquire UK that, "Us American males are big fans of Pippa."

Timberlake isn't the only American to praise Kate's younger sister, who goes by P.Middy in the British tabloids. According to E! News, Usher also voiced his approval, telling Look magazine that he wanted Pippa to model for his lingerie line.

"George is very smitten and completely in love with her. It looks like the Middleton sisters will be completing the double before too long," a source told The Sun.

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Britney Spears, a guest star this time in award darling comedy "Modern Family"

Modern Family team

The reality TV show "Britney and Kevin: Chaotic and then comedies "Glee" and and "How I met Your Mother". Now we know that Britney is going to be a guest star in the award darling comedy "Modern Family." We had the news from Spears herself.

She tweeted, "I know everybody is excited about the Super Bowl, but I personally can't wait to see the next episode of Modern Family! Funniest show on TV."

"Modern Family" star Sofia Vergara retweeted it, her co-star Julie Bowen thanked Spears ("holy half shirt! Thanks, Britney!) and some fan enthusiasm and a #GetBritneyOnModernFamily hashtag later, a campaign to get the pop star on the Emmy-winning sitcom as a guest star had begun.

Spears' tweeted response: "Ahhhh I would love to be on it!" A person close to Spears tells TheWrap the singer and her reps hope ABC is as excited about the idea as her fans are.

Spears has already guest starred on "Will & Grace" and "How I Met Your Mother," and a Twitter campaign launched by her manager, Adam Leber, in April 2010 led to her appearance on "Glee" that September. The episode was among the top three highest-rated "Glee" installments ever. ABC reps did not immediately respond to TheWrap's request for comment.

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McDonald's says no to 'Pink Slime,' the spare beef trimmings

McDonald's will no longer use the controversial food additive some call "pink slime" in its burgers. “Pink slime" is spare beef trimmings made from spare beef trimmings that are treated with ammonium hydroxide to kill any bacteria.

The material has come under fire in newspapers and in a major documentary, and celebrity chef Jamie Oliver campaigned hard against it on his TV show and McDonald's comes forward with the a changed recipe for their hamburger from now on.

It says its decision was not based on any particular event. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the use of ammoniated beef trimmings is safe. Two other major fast food chains have also reportedly stopped using it.

Pink Slime

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