Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Conrad Murray Sentenced To Four Years In Jail

Former Michael Jackson doctor faces another hearing in January to potentially provide more than $101 million in restitution to the Jackson family.
By Gil Kaufman


Dr. Conrad Murray listens as he sits in court during his sentencing for the involuntary manslaughter of singer Michael Jackson at the Los Angeles Superior Court on November 29, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Judge Michael E. Pastor sentenced Murray to four years in county jail for his involuntary manslaughter conviction of Jackson.
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<P>Former <a href="http://www.mtv.com/music/artist/jackson_michael/artist.jhtml">Michael Jackson</a> doctor Conrad Murray was back in a Los Angeles courtroom on Tuesday morning (November 29), where he was ordered to serve the maximum of four years in county jail. The cardiologist, who was found guilty of one felony count of involuntary manslaughter November 7, was facing up to four years in state prison in the death of the pop icon, but due to recent changes to alleviate overcrowding in California prisons, the judge in the case said he was was unable to send the doctor to state prison for his crime. </p><div class="player-placeholder right" id="vid:714975.id:1673923" width="240" height="211"></div><p> Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor had leeway in the sentencing, with options ranging from probation to the full sentence, but in a lengthy ruling from the bench he said that Murray's lack of remorse and negligent behavior argued for the highest possible penalty. <b><big><a href="http://www.facebook.com/mtvnews/posts/199210760161755" target="_blank">Do you think Conrad Murray deserved the maximum sentence? Let us know on Facebook.</a></big></b> "He is and remains dangerous ... the request of probation is denied, the court imposes the high term of four years imprisonment in this case," Pastor said during the 90-plus minute hearing. Murray will serve his time in the Los Angeles County Jail, as well as pay nearly $900 in court fees and face another hearing in late January 2012 on a request by the prosecution to provide more than $101 million in restitution to the Jackson family. <a href="/news/articles/1673937/conrad-murray-guilty-verdict-michael-jackson-expert-reaction.jhtml">Murray was found guilty</a> by a jury of one felony count of involuntary manslaughter after prosecutors convinced them that Murray's reckless use of the surgical anesthetic propofol led to the singer's death. Before Pastor's ruling, prosecutors not only asked for the maximum sentence, but also that Murray pay Jackson's children more than $100 million in restitution, which is the amount they believe the singer would have earned had he lived to perform his "This is It" comeback tour, in addition to nearly $2 million in funeral expenses. Prior to handing down the sentence, a peeved-looking Pastor answered a defense question regarding a last minute notice from the prosecution noting that two previous cases suggest that involuntary manslaughter could be considered a "serious" offense and thus should subject Murray to federal prison time. "I don't think these cases have any impact on the realignment statute," Pastor ruled, referring to the new rules regarding sentencing that he believed superseded the earlier cases. Attorney and friend Brian Panish read a <a href="/news/articles/1675068/conrad-murray-sentencing.jhtml">statement from the Jackson family</a> at the beginning of the proceedings. "There is now way to adequately describe the loss of our beloved father, son, brother and friend," Panish said. "We still look at each other in disbelief, is it really possible that he is gone? As Michael's parents we never could have imaged we would live to witness his passing. It is simply against the natural order of things. As his brothers and sisters we will never be able to hold, laugh, or perform again with our brother Michael. And as his children, we will grow up without a father, our best friend, our playmate and our dad. We are not here to seek revenge, there is nothing you can do today that will bring Michael back. But we will keep the love in our in our hearts that Michael embodied throughout his life. His passion was for unifying the world through the gift of his artistry. We respectfully request that you impose a sentence that reminds physicians that they cannot sell their services to the highest bidder and cast aside their Hippocratic oath to do no harm. As we all know from this tragedy, doing so can have devastating results. The bible reminds us that men cannot do justice they can only seek justice. And that is all we ask as a family and that is all that we can ask for here." As in the past, Murray, 58, sat stone-faced, listening to the statement and prosecutor David Walgren's quick rehashing of the facts in the case. "He looked out for himself and not Michael Jackson," Walgren said, going on to argue why the court should deny the defense's request for probation. He quoted Pastor's own comments about the dangerous nature of Murray's action following the verdict as evidence that Murray should face a more serious penalty than probation. He said Murray's abandonment of a vulnerable Jackson in the time of the singer's need, as well as the planning the doctor underwent to procure the propofol and to not keep clear medical records about their administration were also reasons to deny probation. "It is the people's position that prison is warranted," Walgren said, adding that it was Murray's negligent actions before, during and after Jackson's death, as well as his lack of remorse and failure to take personal responsibility &#8212; as evidenced in clip from a documentary interview nine days before the verdict in which he denied culpability &#8212; that call for the longer term. A number of Jackson's family members, including mother Katherine and siblings LaToya, Jermaine, Randy and Rebbie, were reportedly on hand for the court date. When asked by the judge if the new sentencing laws allowed Murray to be sent to prison for the full term, Walgren said they did not. While the defense did not call any witnesses to testify &#8212; and Murray did not wish to speak &#8212; defense attorney Ed Chernoff did reference more than 30 pages of support memorandum from friends, family and patients in his brief statements. He agreed that Murray's actions do warrant punishment, but asked how the court viewed the book of Murray's life, versus one chapter. "He shouldn't have done it," he said of Murray's actions. "We're going to be honest about vulnerability. Michael Jackson was a drug seeker and he sought it out from Dr. Murray who was wrong in providing it." Chernoff painted Jackson as a rich, powerful person who had the means to do whatever he wanted and asked the court to consider Murray's life before the doctor began working for Jackson. He described Murray's currently cloistered existence in jail in protective custody and asked, "but what about the rest of his life? What about before Michael Jackson asked for propofol?" he wondered, noting that for 56 years Murray had never run afoul of the law and had raised a family following his destitute beginnings on the island of Grenada. "Does any of that matter at all?" Chernoff asked dramatically as he unspooled his client's rise from poverty and what he described as a professional life dedicated to helping poor and disadvantaged patients. "I think it should matter," he answered. "But when the glow of vengeance has faded, he still is someone else's problem. And Dr. Murray can do things for the community on probation that he could never do sitting in that room." Pastor noted that he had discretion in sentencing in this case and that he took into account that both sides have said that Murray's actions did result in the death of Jackson, though pointedly noted that Murray did not take responsibility in the <a href="/news/articles/1674174/conrad-murray-michael-jackson-documentary.jhtml">MSNBC documentary</a> that aired days after the guilty verdict. Because the case involved criminal negligence, which requires more than carelessness or mistake in judgment, but reckless actions that result in death, Pastor said it was important to focus on those factors. "This is not a question about what might have happened or what if someone else had been involved if not for Dr. Murray," he said. "That is an insult to the medical profession. The fact is that Michael Jackson died because of the action of and the failure to perform the medical duties of Dr. Murray." The judge said he had taken into account the full story of Murray's life, but said the "unconscionable lies" to medical personnel and a series of "inconceivable" decisions the doctor made on June 25, 2009 jeopardized the life of his patient and superseded what the doctor had done before. "Why give probation to someone who is offended by the whole idea that that person is even before the court," he said, referring to a "failure of character" on behalf of Murray, most specifically, a secret recording the physician made of the singer that Pastor characterized as a type of "insurance policy" against a potential future conflict between the doctor and patient that seemed beyond the pale. The day before the sentence was handed down, Murray's mother, Milta Rush, reportedly wrote a letter to judge Pastor asking him for mercy, saying, "his [Murray's] compassion and his soft heartedness for others led to this dilemma." Pastor said he could find no reason to grant probation to Murray, whose actions he called a "gross, continuing deviation" from medical standards, and who he claimed is and remains a danger to the community. Without the legal authority to send Murray to state prison, Pastor said, "the court has determined that the appropriate term is the higher term of four years imprisonment ... because I find that Dr. Murray had abandoned his patient, who was trusting him ... he has absolutely no remorse." A future date in January was set to begin discussing the prosecution's request for restitution. After being given credit for 46 days of time served and good time credit, Murray was led out of the courtroom in handcuffs. The Los Angeles County Sheriff will determine how much time Murray will actually do in his equally overcrowded jail and Murray's lawyers have indicated that they plan to launch an appeal at a later date.</p>

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Watch: The ‘David Beckham Bodywear’ Super Bowl Ad Hits The Internets

Holy Mother of GRACE … it’s here … IT’S FINALLY HERE!!! A few weeks ago we learned that the FIRST television commercial for David Beckham Bodywear would be released on Super Bowl Sunday (February 5) … BUT TODAY, omg omg omg, the commercial has made it’s worldwide debut online. In the 30 second clip, Becks [...]

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'The Grey' Director Joe Carnahan Talks Controversial Ending

'You have to decide for you: Is it a movie about a man living and dying or is it a movie about a man fighting a wolf?' Carnahan says.
By Kevin P. Sullivan, with reporting by Tami Katzoff


Liam Neeson in "The Grey"
Photo: Open Road Films

After three years, we essentially have a new movie tradition on our hands. Since 2009, a Liam Neeson film has opened every January, earning around $20 million in its opening weekend. That much money during one of the box office's most consistently bad months more than proves Neeson's worth as a cold-weather action star.

And it doesn't get much colder than "The Grey." The Arctic thriller won the box office in a surprisingly good weekend for business. Though it made slightly less than Neeson's previous two January releases, "Taken" and "Unknown," the success of "The Grey" signals the star's continued drawing power.

The $20 million take seems even more impressive when you consider that Open Road advertised the movie as little more than Liam Neeson versus wolves. Anyone who saw "The Grey" can attest to a much different picture, one distinctly lacking any of the promised wolf punching. The film plays out much more like an existential drama about men surviving in the wilderness than the supposed "Taken" with wolves premise.

There are spoilers ahead for those who haven't seen the film.

As those who saw "The Grey" this weekend will recall, after the wolves pick off the survivors of the crew one by one, Neeson's character, Ottway, moves on as the only man left. He holds onto the wallets of the men who have died in order to preserve some sort of legacy for the forgotten oil workers. The flashbacks to Ottway's wife or girlfriend throughout the film suggest that she left him, but the final look back reveals her illness and presumed death.

After cursing God, Ottway finds himself in the wolves' den, the center of all the evil that has been hunting him. The poem his father wrote persuades him to continue to fight despite overwhelming odds. He tapes a knife and broken bottles to his hands and prepares to fight. The screen goes dark suddenly, and the film ends without showing Ottway's fight, leaving the audience to fill in the blanks and think about what they've seen.

Director and co-writer Joe Carnahan spoke with MTV News about the creative decisions behind the ending, choices he felt obligated to make. "I felt that to end it any other way, I felt that would be spoon-feeding the audience something that I wasn't interested in spoon-feeding them," Carnahan said. "I think the movie's about something as massive and as mysterious as life and death."

Regardless of how you feel about the ending — whether it signals to a deeper meaning or just leaves promises unfulfilled — Carnahan deserves credit for shirking the expected Hollywood ending. Though fans showed support with ticket sales, the CinemaScore exit polling was not as approving. "The Grey" earned a "B-" from audiences, two marks less than its weekend competition"Man on a Ledge" — which earned a"B+" — and the same score as "One for the Money."

Even if audiences were mildly disappointed as the CinemaScore suggests, Carnahan sees his story as one that required the ending he gave it. "I think it's like, you have to decide for you: Is it a movie about a man living and dying or is it a movie about a man fighting a wolf?" Carnahan said. "Because I think it is incidental, at least in my mind, compared to the great questions that it creates in the end."

Have you seen "The Grey"? Leave your thoughts on the movie in the comments section!

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Britney Spears - Till the World Ends

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Ferris Bueller Super Bowl Ad Likely A Honda Commercial

Matthew Broderick may be returning to classic 1986 role, but this time behind the wheel of a CR-V.
By Kevin P. Sullivan

A 10-second preview of a Super Bowl ad took the internet by storm on Thursday. The clip featured actor Matthew Broderick throwing open the curtains of a window, looking into the camera and asking, "How can I handle work on a day like today?"

That's before the classic "bow-bow-chicka-chicka" from "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" plays, ending the preview with just the date of the Super Bowl left to tease us.

It seems clear that Broderick reprises the role of Ferris Bueller, but the preview told us nothing else. The YouTube video listed no company and didn't suggest the product that the ad would ultimately feature.

MTV News reached out to both Broderick and one of the producers of "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," Tom Jacobson, for comment, but neither responded to our requests.

Then Friday (January 27), the automotive blog Jalopnik reported that a source "familiar with Honda's operations" revealed that Ferris will appear in a commercial for the car company during the Super Bowl. "The source also added that the spot was going to mimic much of the original film, except this time prominently featuring Hondas," Jalopnik reported. "The big jump the two valets do in Cameron's dad's Ferrari? We hear this time it's going to be a Honda CR-V."

Jalopnik's source also said Honda apparently put a lot of money behind the ad, even going as far as to hire "The Hangover" director Todd Phillips to create the spot.

Although the Honda story sounds likely, we will have to wait until February 5 to find out exactly what Ferris has been up to.

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Premiere Party!

The ladies are back and fiercer than ever on the season 4 premiere of RuPaul's Drag Race!

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Monday, January 30, 2012

Jennifer Lopez And Casper Smart Enjoy Dinner In NYC

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VH1 “BASKETBALL WIVES” – PREMIERES MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20TH AT 8PM ET/PT

“Basketball Wives” Season 4 is returning with a bang  as the group welcomes two new women to the ever-changing landscape, Kenya Bell and Kesha Nichols. The newcomers are bringing a bit  of heat this year between Kenya’s notorious reputation and Kesha’s failed engagement. Shaunie O’Neal is on the path to establishing herself as a business mogul. Evelyn Lozada and Jennifer Williams’ 12-year friendship [...]

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SAG Awards Names Best Talent On The Small and Silver Screen

Last night were the 18th annual Screen Actors Guild awards, or SAG, and we watched our favorite TV personalities and series win (or lose, depending on who are your faves.) Did you catch the award ceremony? What did you think of the winners? Read on for the details of who took home the trophies .. [...]

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SAG Awards Predictions

In just a little over an hour the SAG Awards will begin but before the winners names are announced I figured I should really share my predictions with you. As I sit here watching E! Live From The Red Carpet, yes I want to watch it all, I am thinking about not only whom I want to win but also whom I think realistically will win. Sometimes those two things are not the same. That being said I give to you my predictions for who will go home a winter at the 2012 SAG Awards, you will find my choices in bold. FILM
 Best Picture
 Bridesmaids
 The Artist
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 The Help
 Midnight in Paris Best Actor 
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 Leonardo DiCaprio – J. Edgar
 Jean Dujardin – The Artist
 Brad Pitt – Moneyball Best Actress 
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The complete list of nominees: Grammy Awards 2012

Grammy Awards 2012

On Wednesday night (November 30), the 2012 Grammy Nominations Concert took place in Los Angeles. Held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE, the LL Cool J hosted ceremony saw Kanye West top the pack with seven chances at Grammy glory while British singer Adele scored six nominations in categories including Song of the Year, Record of the Year and the grand prize of Album of the Year for her heralded disc "21". Other top nominees lining the 78 categories going into the 2012 Grammy awards include Lady Gaga, Foo Fighters, Bon Iver, Mumford & Sons, Bruno Mars and Katy Perry. With the Grammy Awards ceremony set to take place on February 12, 2012 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, the complete list of nominees is as follows: Album of the Year Adele, 21 The Foo Fighters, Wasting Light Lady Gaga, Born This Way Bruno Mars, Doo-Wops and Hooligans Rihanna, Loud Record of the Year Adele, “Rolling in the Deep” Bon Iver, “Holocene” Bruno Mars, “Grenade” Mumford & Sons, “The Cave” Katy Perry, “Firework” Song of the Year Kanye West, “All of the Lights” Mumford & Sons, “The Cave” Bruno Mars, “Grenade” Bon Iver, “Holocene” Adele, “Rolling in the Deep” Best New Artist The Band Perry Bon Iver J. Cole Nicki Minaj Skrillex Best Pop Solo Performance “Someone Like You” — Adele “Yoü And I” — Lady Gaga “Grenade” — Bruno Mars “Firework” — Katy Perry “F***in’ Perfect” — Pink Best Pop Duo/Group Performance “Body And Soul” — Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse “Dearest” — The Black Keys “Paradise” — Coldplay “Pumped Up Kicks” — Foster The People “Moves Like Jagger” — Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera Best Dance Recording “Raise Your Weapon” — Deadmau5 & Greta Svabo Bech “Barbra Streisand” — Duck Sauce “Sunshine” — David Guetta & Avicii “Call Your Girlfriend” — Robyn “Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites” — Skrillex “Save The World” — Swedish House Mafia Best Dance/Electronica Album Zonoscope, Cut/Copy 4×4=12, Deadmau5 Nothing But The Beat, David Guetta Body Talk, Pt. 3, Robyn Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites, Skrillex Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album Duets II, Tony Bennett & Various Artists The Gift, Susan Boyle In Concert On Broadway, Harry Connick Jr. Music Is Better Than Words, Seth MacFarlane What Matters Most – Barbra Streisand Sings The Lyrics Of Alan And Marilyn Bergman, Barbra Streisand Best Rock Performance “Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall” — Coldplay “Down By The Water” — The Decemberists “Walk” — Foo Fighters “The Cave” — Mumford & Sons “Lotus Flower” — Radiohead Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance “On The Backs Of Angels” — Dream Theater “White Limo” — Foo Fighters “Curl Of The Burl” — Mastodon “Public Enemy No. 1? — Megadeth “Blood In My Eyes” — Sum 41 Best Rock Album Rock ‘N’ Roll Party Honoring Les Paul — Jeff Beck Wasting Light — Foo Fighters Come Around Sundown — Kings Of Leon I’m With You — Red Hot Chili Peppers The Whole Love — Wilco Best Alternative Music Album Bon Iver — Bon Iver Codes and Keys — Death Cab For Cutie Torches — Foster The People Circuital — My Morning Jacket The King of Limbs — Radiohead Best Traditional R&B Performance “Sometimes I Cry” — Eric Benét “Fool For You” — Cee Lo Green & Melanie Fiona “Radio Message” — R. Kelly “Good Man” — Raphael Saadiq “Surrender” — Betty Wright & The Roots Best R&B Album F.A.M.E. — Chris Brown Second Chance — El DeBarge Love Letter — R. Kelly Pieces Of Me — Ledisi Kelly — Kelly Price Best Rap/Sung Collaboration “Party” — Beyoncé & André 3000 “I’m On One” — DJ Khaled, Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne “I Need A Doctor” — Dr. Dre, Eminem & Skylar Grey “What’s My Name?” — Rihanna & Drake “Motivation” — Kelly Rowland & Lil Wayne “All Of The Lights” — Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie Best Rap Performance “Look At Me Now” — Chris Brown, Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes “Otis” — Jay-Z & Kanye West “The Show Goes On” — Lupe Fiasco “Moment 4 Life” — Nicki Minaj & Drake “Black And Yellow” — Wiz Khalifa Best Rap Album Watch The Throne, Jay-Z & Kanye West Tha Carter IV, Lil Wayne Lasers, Lupe Fiasco Pink Friday, Nicki Minaj My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, Kanye West Best Country Solo Performance “Dirt Road Anthem” — Jason Aldean “I’m Gonna Love You Through It” — Martina McBride “Honey Bee” — Blake Shelton “Mean” — Taylor Swift “Mama’s Song” — Carrie Underwood Best Country Song “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not” — Jim Collins & David Lee Murphy “God Gave Me You” — Dave Barnes “Just Fishin’” — Casey Beathard, Monty Criswell & Ed Hill “Mean” — Taylor Swift “Threaten Me With Heaven” — Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Will Owsley & Dillon O’Brian “You And Tequila” — Matraca Berg & Deana Carter Best Americana Album Emotional Jukebox — Linda Chorney Pull Up Some Dust And Sit Down — Ry Cooder Hard Bargain — Emmylou Harris Ramble At The Ryman — Levon Helm Blessed — Lucinda Williams Best Blues Album Low Country Blues — Gregg Allman Roadside Attractions — Marcia Ball Man In Motion — Warren Haynes The Reflection — Keb’ Mo’ Revelator — Tedeschi Trucks Band Best Folk Album Barton Hollow — The Civil Wars I’ll Never Get Out Of This World Alive — Steve Earle Helplessness Blues — Fleet Foxes Ukulele Songs — Eddie Vedder The Harrow & The Harvest — Gillian Welch [gallery=793]

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Jennifer Aniston Rocks A Little Black Dress At The Director’s Guild Awards

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Sunday, January 29, 2012

Giuliana Rancic: "I Made a Choice to Live"

Just six weeks after her double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery, Giuliana Rancic is making strides to reclaim her life.

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Britney Spears - Hold It Against Me

Hold It Against Me

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Heidi Klum Sticks With The Routine

While Seal is busy promoting his latest album in the wake of their decision to split, Heidi Klum is keeping to her normal routine with the kids in Los Angeles. She took the kids to their morning karate class. As … Continue reading

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Demi Moore Replaced By Mary-Louise Parker In 'Lovelace'

In other Demi news, Madonna reportedly reaches out to actress after her hospitalization.
By Jocelyn Vena


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Editor's note: While Us Weekly originally reported that "Weeds" star Mary-Louise Parker would replace Demi Moore as Gloria Steinem in "Lovelace," the filmmakers have confirmed to MTV News that Moore's actual replacement is Sarah Jessica Parker.

Amid her personal woes, Demi Moore, who had been set to play Gloria Steinem in the Linda Lovelace biopic, has been replaced by "Weeds" star Mary-Louise Parker.

Sources confirm to UsMagazine.com that the TV star will fill in for Moore, who had to drop out of the film earlier this week after she was hospitalized for "exhaustion." On Thursday, there was speculation that Chloë Sevigny would play the feminist icon when she was cast as a feminist journalist, but now it seems that those are two different roles.

"Lovelace" is currently shooting in Los Angeles with Amanda Seyfried playing the film's central character, '70s porn actress Linda Lovelace.

As the Demi drama rolls on, there are reports that Madonna reached out to the actress shortly after she was hospitalized. Moore has since been released from the L.A.-area hospital.

Sources tells E! News that the singer called her actress pal. "Madonna told Demi she was there if she needs anything," the E! source says, adding, "They're pretty tight."

The ladies last hung out during Golden Globes weekend, and they reportedly were going to see one another again over Super Bowl weekend; Madge is slated to perform during the halftime show. The status of their annual post-Oscars bash is currently up in the air.

While speculation runs rampant about why Moore was hospitalized, sources say that her ex, Ashton Kutcher, is "deeply concerned" for her. Moore is rumored to have been doing nitrous oxide before landing in the hospital. "He still cares about her and wants the best for her," the source added. "But their marriage is ending and they are both moving on with their lives."

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How Seal and Heidi Told the Kids About Their Split

Breaking up is always hard to do -- but when there are kids involved, it becomes even more difficult. Luckily, Heidi Klum and Seal seem to be handling their split in the best way possible, and they're making their four children their first priority.

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Britney Spears' Engagement Begins 'A New Chapter'

It's a 'good step' toward happiness in her life, Jordan Miller of Britney fan site Breatheheavy.com says.
By Christina Garibaldi


Jason Trawick and Britney Spears in Las Vegas
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<P><a href="http://www.mtv.com/music/artist/spears_britney/artist.jhtml">Britney Spears</a> is <a href="https://twitter.com/#!/britneyspears" target="_blank">"still glowing"</a> after longtime boyfriend <a href="/news/articles/1676120/britney-spears-is-engaged.jhtml">Jason Trawick popped the question</a> to the pop star on Friday. The two spent the weekend in Las Vegas, where Spears flashed her Neil Lane engagement ring as they celebrated their upcoming nuptials and Trawick's 40th birthday. </p><div class="player-placeholder right" id="vid:720837" width="240" height="211"></div><p> Friends and family have been showing their support and <a href="/news/articles/1676171/britney-spears-engagement-fan-reaction.jhtml">well-wishes</a> for the couple's upcoming wedding, including Spears' <a href="/news/articles/1676192/britney-spears-engaged-k-fed-comments.jhtml">ex-husband Kevin Federline</a>, who told <a href="http://tvweek.ninemsn.com.au/blog.aspx?blogentryid=963715&showcomments=true" target="_blank"><i>TV Week</i></a> magazine that he was "really happy for her." Yet it seems that no one is as happy for Spears than her die-hard fans. MTV News spoke with Las Vegas-based webmaster Jordan Miller, who runs Spears' biggest fan site, <a href="http://www.breatheheavy.com/" target="_blank">BreatheHeavy.com</a>, and he told us just how thrilled he is about the news. "I was pretty excited for Britney when I found out she was engaged," Miller said. "I think it's a good step for her to have some sort of relationship where she can share her feelings and thoughts about her life, so I'm happy for her." </p><div class="player-placeholder right" id="vid:720382" width="240" height="211"></div><p> And it seems all of his followers agree. "The overwhelming reaction from fans about the news of Britney's engagement is that they're really happy for her," Miller said. "They think it's such good timing for her, to finish the tour and kind of have a break and be able to start a new chapter in her life. So I think the majority of fans are really happy for Britney and that it's definitely a good step for her." The news doesn't come as a big shock to Miller, since rumors of Britney's engagement have been swirling for months. "There were rumors for the last six months pretty much saying he was going to do it in December," Miller said of the couple, who have been <a href="/news/articles/1676167/britney-spears-jason-trawick-engaged-timeline.jhtml">dating since 2009</a>. "So it's cool to see that it actually happened and she's going to get married." Details have not been released as to when Britney will tie the knot, but it seems Miller already has the perfect wedding gift in mind from all of her fans. "If fans could get Britney a cool present, it would be a vacation to a tropical island where she didn't have to be around anyone but Jason," Miller said. <i>What do you think of Britney's engagement? Let us know in the comments. </i></p>

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Victoria Beckham featured in the January 2012 issue of ELLE magazine, in which she speaks about her start in the fashion world and being immune to trends while also receiving a compliment from Hollywood gal pal Katie Holmes. Highlights from Posh's interview are as follows. For more, be sure to visit ELLE! On being embarrassed that mentor Marc Jacobs was the last to know about her fashion career plans: "We went out to dinner one night, and he said, 'I saw that you put out a collection.' I felt so embarrassed to tell Marc Jacobs that I - me, ex-Spice Girl, married to a footballer - was creating a fashion line." On being immune to trends: "I just create what I want to wear. I make what feels right." Katie Holmes on trusting Victoria's style instincts: "We go to the same events, and we'll call each other to ask, 'What color are you wearing?' I'm always interested in what she's liking for the season." On her odd pregnancy craving: "When I was pregnant, I just wanted to get lots of animals for some reason. We talked about cats, but David said absolutely not." [gallery=801]

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Mary J. Blige Dishes On Her 'Crazy' Led Zeppelin Covers

'I've listened to their music since I was a child,' says the R&B diva, who recorded 'Stairway to Heaven' and 'Whole Lotta Love.'
By James Montgomery, with reporting by Larry Carroll



Photo: MTV News

<P>You wouldn't peg Mary J Blige as the black-light-and-tapestry sort, but, as has become readily apparent in recent weeks, she absolutely loves Led Zeppelin. In early February, reports began circulating that <a href="/news/articles/1631297/mary-j-blige-records-led-zeppelins-stairway-to-heaven.jhtml">Blige had re-recorded Zeppelin's classic "Stairway to Heaven,"</a> working with Travis Barker, "American Idol" judge Randy Jackson and guitarist Steve Vai on the track, which is slated to appear on the international reissue of her <i>Stronger With Each Tear</i> album, due Monday. </p><div style="margin: 0px 10px 10px 0px; float:left;"><embed src="http://media.mtvnservices.com/mgid:uma:video:mtv.com:491065" width="256" height="223" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" flashVars="configParams=instance%3Dnews%26vid%3D491065" allowFullScreen="true" wmode="transparent" allowScriptAccess="always" base="."></embed></div><p> But after she had recorded "Stairway," Blige continued to get the Led out, covering <i>another</i> Zeppelin classic &#8212; the thunderous "Whole Lotta Love" &#8212; for the album too. And when MTV News caught up with her on the <i>Essence</i> Black Women in Hollywood red carpet, she told us all about channeling her inner Robert Plant for the tracks, a process that came much easier than you'd probably imagine. "I did Led Zeppelin's 'Stairway to Heaven' and 'Whole Lotta Love' &#8212; it's crazy," she said. "I am a Led Zeppelin fan. I'm not going to say I've been to their concerts, but I've listened to their music since I was a child, and it's always moved me, especially 'Stairway to Heaven,' and 'Whole Lotta Love' is just fun." Blige also said she recorded another new song &#8212; a "club record" called "I Can't Wait" &#8212; for the re-release. And while it's only slated to hit shelves outside the U.S., she hopes her fans will get a chance to hear all the new songs pretty soon. "I want y'all to hear it," she laughed.</p>

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Saturday, January 28, 2012

Miley Cyrus Having Oral Sex With A Penis Cake

Miley Cyrus has come under fire from conservative campaigners in America after she was photographed posing suggestively with a phallic birthday cake. The former child star hit headlines this week after pictures from her boyfriend Liam Hemsworth’s 22nd birthday party emerged online. The snaps showed Cyrus simulating oral sex with Hemsworth’s penis-shaped chocolate cake, and [...]

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Conrad Murray Not Expected To Serve Full Four Years

Legal expert Mike Cavalluzzi tells MTV News he isn't surprised by sentence but doesn't think it's justified.
By Gil Kaufman


Dr. Conrad Murray sits in court after he was sentenced for the involuntary manslaughter of singer Michael Jackson at the Los Angeles Superior Court on November 29, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Judge Michael E. Pastor sentenced Murray to four years in the Los Angeles County Jail for the involuntary manslaughter of Jackson. A restitution hearing has been scheduled for January 23, 2012 to determine the amount of restitution to be paid to the Jackson family.
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<P>Though he dodged a potential four-year prison term, former <a href="http://www.mtv.com/music/artist/jackson_michael/artist.jhtml">Michael Jackson</a> physician Conrad Murray was sentenced to an equal amount of time in Los Angeles County Jail on Tuesday (November 29) in the death of the pop singer. </p><div class="player-placeholder right" id="vid:714975.id:1673923" width="240" height="211"></div><p> But the same overcrowding problems that spared the cardiologist from doing time in a federal pen might also save him from serving his entire sentence in county as well. Shortly after the <a href="/news/articles/1675062/conrad-murray-sentence.jhtml">sentence was handed down</a> by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor, Los Angeles Sheriff spokesman Steve Whitmore told <a href="http://www.eonline.com/news/jackson_family_reacts_conrad_murrays/277336" target="_blank">E! News</a> that Murray would likely end up serving "a little less than two years." Due to overcrowding, most county jail sentences are immediately cut in half, and given the 46 days credit Murray has already been given, he is looking at even less than that. <a href="https://www.facebook.com/mtvnews/posts/199210760161755" target="_blank"><b>Do you think Conrad Murray deserved the maximum sentence? Let us know on Facebook.</b></a> Murray's lawyers said afterward that they believed the sentence was unnecessarily long. "Yes, of course [Judge Pastor] was harsh. He gave the stiffest penalty he was entitled to give under the law," Murray's attorney, J. Michael Flanagan, told reporters. "He was openly hostile. ... [Murray has] led 56 years of exemplary life. He was really dreading [sentencing]. I think anybody would dread going into it. He's an honorable man, and he'll get through this. The family is suffering more than Dr. Murray is. ... Dr. Murray is the provider in that family." Pastor had leeway in the sentencing, with options ranging from probation to the full sentence, but in a lengthy ruling from the bench, he said Murray's lack of remorse and negligent behavior called for the highest possible penalty. "He is and remains dangerous ... the request of probation is denied, the court imposes the high term of four years imprisonment in this case," Pastor said during the 90-plus-minute hearing. Los Angeles-based criminal defense attorney Mike Cavalluzzi told MTV News that he wasn't surprised by the sentencing but that he didn't believe it was justified. Cavalluzzi said Pastor had incentive to give the full sentence because of the prominence of Jackson and his family and to create the perception that he is tough on crime. "He gets that perception by sentencing him to the max while not having to surrender the defendant to the full sentence," said Cavalluzzi, who was not involved in the case. "He gets the self-satisfaction of being perceived as being tough on crime and making the Jackson family happy, but I don't think it was a fair sentence." Cavalluzzi said when deciding prison versus probation, judges have to look at someone's criminal history and whether a person is likely to complete the terms of their probation, which he believes Murray would. "I'm not seeing aggravating factors here, and I think it was just a chapter in [Murray's] life and he does not have a history of being a mercenary doctor always after money, but of being a good, responsible doctor who was seduced by the celebrity and money that Jackson offered," he said. </p><div class="player-placeholder right" id="vid:708788.id:1673923" width="240" height="211"></div><p> As to why Pastor gave such a dramatic, lengthy explanation for why he was sentencing Murray to the max, Cavalluzzi said the judge has to have a justification for his actions in the public record. "Because he doesn't have the discretion to give a high prison term, [Pastor] has to justify his sentence in the record and have very specific reasons for it. I don't think there's any way that anyone truly believes that from this day forward Dr. Murray truly represents a threat to society. That's just ludicrous." And while he doesn't agree with the four-year term, Cavalluzzi said the high-profile nature of the case and the glare of the media could have played into the sentence. "It probably gives [<a href="/news/articles/1675068/conrad-murray-sentencing.jhtml">Jackson's family</a>] great comfort to have someone to blame," he said. " 'If not for this awful man, my son, brother, father would be alive.' But it's not fair to do that and it feels like a capitulating judgment in favor of feeding the emotional needs of the family." Upon leaving the courthouse, Michael's brother Jermaine, when asked if the four-year sentence was enough, shook his head and said, "No." Mother Katherine Jackson told local TV station KTLA, "Four years is not enough for someone's life. It won't bring him back. But at least he got the maximum, and I thought the judge was very, very fair." The prosecution, however, was satisfied with the ruling. "We're pleased. That's what we thought was appropriate. The judge obviously agreed with us," deputy district attorney David Walgren said. "It was our position that it was not a simple, one-time mistake; it was a series of mistakes culminating in the abandonment of Michael Jackson when he died ... the judge agreed with that sentiment. A brother and a son and a family member was killed, and whatever the sentence may be, the family of the victim deserves justice. And we did everything to bring them that justice." As for how much time Murray will spend locked up, Cavalluzzi said it is likely to be less than two years and, frankly, he predicted, the doctor could be out even sooner than that. "He might be eligible for house arrest very quickly," he said.</p>

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Kat Von D Indulges In Some Retail Therapy

You have to admit, Kat Von D has not had the easiest time of it, between the cancellation of her show ‘L.A. Ink’ and her break-up (twice!) with Jesse James. Yet she seems to be coping well. Here she is … Continue reading

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Katy Perry Hosts GiveLove Charity Event in Sin City

Making her first official public appearance since parting ways with ex-husband Russell Brand, Katy Perry played host at the 1 Oak At The Mirage grand opening in Las Vegas on Friday night (January 27).

The newly-single "The One That Got Away" singer rocked a colorful blue coif as she was was joined at the soiree by J. Molinari jewelry designers Markus Molinari and Jason Arasheben, as well as hotel heiress sisters Paris and Nicky Hilton, Shenae Grimes, Christina Milian and David Arquette.

Acting as a charity fundraiser for GiveLove.org, proceeds from the event benefit the foundation's efforts "to provide temporary housing solutions and sanitation systems in earthquake-stricken Haiti."

Of getting Katy to front the Sin City celebration, Eli Pacino, managing partner of 1 Oak, said, "Markus Molinari & Katy Perry are best friends, coming together to bring awareness to an amazing cause GiveLove.org."

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Ferris Bueller Super Bowl Ad Likely A Honda Commercial

Matthew Broderick may be returning to classic 1986 role, but this time behind the wheel of a CR-V.
By Kevin P. Sullivan


Matthew Broderick as Ferris Bueller in a Super Bowl tease

A 10-second preview of a Super Bowl ad took the internet by storm on Thursday. The clip featured actor Matthew Broderick throwing open the curtains of a window, looking into the camera and asking, "How can I handle work on a day like today?"

That's before the classic "bow-bow-chicka-chicka" from "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" plays, ending the preview with just the date of the Super Bowl left to tease us.

It seems clear that Broderick reprises the role of Ferris Bueller, but the preview told us nothing else. The YouTube video listed no company and didn't suggest the product that the ad would ultimately feature.

MTV News reached out to both Broderick and one of the producers of "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," Tom Jacobson, for comment, but neither responded to our requests.

Then Friday (January 27), the automotive blog Jalopnik reported that a source "familiar with Honda's operations" revealed that Ferris will appear in a commercial for the car company during the Super Bowl. "The source also added that the spot was going to mimic much of the original film, except this time prominently featuring Hondas," Jalopnik reported. "The big jump the two valets do in Cameron's dad's Ferrari? We hear this time it's going to be a Honda CR-V."

Jalopnik's source also said Honda apparently put a lot of money behind the ad, even going as far as to hire "The Hangover" director Todd Phillips to create the spot.

Although the Honda story sounds likely, we will have to wait until February 5 to find out exactly what Ferris has been up to.

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Sarah Jessica Parker Replaces Demi Moore In ‘Lovelace’ [UPDATE]

Earlier this morning we heard that Chloe Sevigny was added to the cast of Lovelace. Now, more news on that front — Us Weekly has reported that they have hired Mary-Louise Parker as the replacement for Demi Moore. Read on to find out more about this casting update. UPDATE: US Weekly incorrectly named Mary-Louise Parker [...]

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Friday, January 27, 2012

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Lohan Sued for Allegedly Hitting a Nanny with Her Car

Lindsay Lohan has managed to stay out of legal trouble since her November jail stint -- but now she may be headed to court for a car accident that happened 17 months ago. The victim? Reportedly, a nanny who was pushing a stroller when Lohan hit her with a sports car.

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Demi Moore's 911 Call: "She Smoked Something"

The 911 call that was made on Monday night before Demi Moore was rushed to an L.A. hospital was released today, revealing that the 49-year-old had "smoked something." This new information will likely dispel the previous rumor that Moore collapsed after having seizure-like symptoms from inhaling a dangerous amount of nitrous oxide.

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Mary J. Blige Dishes On Her 'Crazy' Led Zeppelin Covers

'I've listened to their music since I was a child,' says the R&B diva, who recorded 'Stairway to Heaven' and 'Whole Lotta Love.'
By James Montgomery, with reporting by Larry Carroll



Photo: MTV News

<P>You wouldn't peg Mary J Blige as the black-light-and-tapestry sort, but, as has become readily apparent in recent weeks, she absolutely loves Led Zeppelin. In early February, reports began circulating that <a href="/news/articles/1631297/mary-j-blige-records-led-zeppelins-stairway-to-heaven.jhtml">Blige had re-recorded Zeppelin's classic "Stairway to Heaven,"</a> working with Travis Barker, "American Idol" judge Randy Jackson and guitarist Steve Vai on the track, which is slated to appear on the international reissue of her <i>Stronger With Each Tear</i> album, due Monday. </p><div style="margin: 0px 10px 10px 0px; float:left;"><embed src="http://media.mtvnservices.com/mgid:uma:video:mtv.com:491065" width="256" height="223" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" flashVars="configParams=instance%3Dnews%26vid%3D491065" allowFullScreen="true" wmode="transparent" allowScriptAccess="always" base="."></embed></div><p> But after she had recorded "Stairway," Blige continued to get the Led out, covering <i>another</i> Zeppelin classic &#8212; the thunderous "Whole Lotta Love" &#8212; for the album too. And when MTV News caught up with her on the <i>Essence</i> Black Women in Hollywood red carpet, she told us all about channeling her inner Robert Plant for the tracks, a process that came much easier than you'd probably imagine. "I did Led Zeppelin's 'Stairway to Heaven' and 'Whole Lotta Love' &#8212; it's crazy," she said. "I am a Led Zeppelin fan. I'm not going to say I've been to their concerts, but I've listened to their music since I was a child, and it's always moved me, especially 'Stairway to Heaven,' and 'Whole Lotta Love' is just fun." Blige also said she recorded another new song &#8212; a "club record" called "I Can't Wait" &#8212; for the re-release. And while it's only slated to hit shelves outside the U.S., she hopes her fans will get a chance to hear all the new songs pretty soon. "I want y'all to hear it," she laughed.</p>

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Lisa Vanderpump Reveals Her True Feelings About Brandi Glanville, and More Celeb News!

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Vanessa Hudgens, Shailene Woodley, More Reveal Red Carpet Don'ts

'Absolutely do not be drunk or high on anything,' Dame Helen Mirren advises MTV News in latest edition of Don't Do That.
By Christina Garibaldi


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With awards season is in full swing — Oscar nominations were announced on Tuesday, the Screen Actors Guild Awards are set for Sunday — the stars have been stepping up their fashion game in hopes of taking home one of the most important honors: Best Dressed.

But a lot of work goes into making that coveted list. MTV News asked some of the biggest actresses in the business for advice on what not to do on a red carpet.

"Don't wear something that's uncomfortable," said "Descendents" star Shailene Woodley when asked about how to leave a lasting impression. "Wear something that's super comfortable."

Hudgens had some unusual advice for what not to do on the red carpet. "A cartwheel ... in a dress," she said.

Comfort may not have been at the top of the list for Reese Witherspoon and Charlize Theron, who wowed at the 2012 Golden Globes, but they were certainly dazzling. Similarly, young starlets like Demi Lovato and Vanessa Hudgens made daring fashion choices at the People's Choice Awards and came out winners.

"The Help" star Jessica Chastain — who just got her first Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress — seemed to agree with Woodley.

"You should never wear something that makes you uncomfortable because then you look uncomfortable," Chastain said. "We've all done that, right? We've all been talked into something we didn't love, by our grandmothers, our aunts, my great aunt."

Chastain's fellow Oscar nominee and "Help" co-star, Viola Davis, has a busy red-carpet season ahead of her, but don't expect her to strike a pose. "My big thing, I never do over-the-shoulder shots," Davis told us. "I just don't. I think they're cheesy.

"I think absolutely you should be who you are, it has a huge calming effect as opposed to adding anxiety to yourself and trying to channel another persona; it really doesn't work," the Best Actress nominee continued. "Can you imagine the over-the-shoulder, hair-flip kinda pose for myself?"

Of course, it's not just about the dress or the most flattering pose — viewers keep an eye on carpet etiquette, too. According to Dame Helen Mirren, a star should always be on their best behavior.

"Don't be drunk, absolutely do not be drunk or high on anything," Mirren said. "Don't be nervous and do enjoy it. Think [to yourself], 'This is crazy, this is ridiculous, it's absurd, it has absolutely no place in the modern world. I'm just gonna love it.' "

Share your favorite red-carpet looks of the season so far in the comments!

Stay with MTV Style during awards-show season, and every day!

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Kim Kardashian is a "Diva" in Dallas

Having taken to the Lone Star State the previous day, the Kardashian family was back in action with a full afternoon of activity in Dallas, Texas on Thursday (January 26).

With Kim leading the way, the E! reality beauty was flanked by sister Kourtney, brother Robert and mother Kris Jenner as they left their hotel to meet with with Khloe and Lamar for dinner.

The Texas outing comes just as Kim announced that she's signed on for a recurring role on "Drop Dead Diva" with her episodes set to air beginning this summer.

Of the gig, the 31-year-old wrote, "I am so excited to announce that I'll be guest starring on Drop Dead Diva this summer. I can't wait to get to work with everyone on set!! Xo."

Playing a love interest for Ben Feldman's Fred named Nikki, creator and executive producer Josh Berman added, "I'm ecstatic to welcome Kim to the Diva family. In discussing the role of Nikki with her, I'm blown away by her smarts, sense of humor, and passion. This series is all about reinvention and I'm so excited to see Kim ‘reinvented' in the world of Drop Dead Diva."

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Thursday, January 26, 2012

'Revenge' Costars Emily VanCamp & Josh Bowman Dating?

Life seems to be imitating art on the set of ABC's hit new drama Revenge. Stars Emily VanCamp and Josh Bowman aren't just playing lovers on camera, they're reportedly hooking up off camera, as well.

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In her new memoir Hiding from Reality, Taylor Armstrong pulls the curtain back on her six-year marriage to the late Russell Armstrong. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star opened up about being physically abused by her venture capitalist husband shortly after filing for divorce in July 2011. One month later, Russell committed suicide. Now in her book, Taylor reveals just how obsessed Russell was with having control over her.

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