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Laura Prepon Returning as Series Regular for Season 3 of "OITNB"


If Orange is the New Black gets renewed for a third season, fans of the show won’t have to worry about whether Laura Prepon, who plays Alex Vause the former girlfriend of the lead character Piper, will return or not. It was recently announced that the actress would be a series regular if season three gets green-lit.

When the hit Netflix show got picked up for a second season, Prepon wasn’t under contract to be a series regular. It was reported that she would star in one episode to wrap up her character’s storyline but after negative fan reactions, show creator Jenji Kohan expanded her storyline to four episodes.

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Interview: Mario Lopez


Just when you thought that Harrah's Pool After Dark could not get any hotter Mario Lopez showed up to host the party on Saturday night! Joonbug.com spoke to the Extra host about his new show Love & Salsa, being a role model, and what a person's dance moves can reveal about them.

How is it working with Maria Menounos on Extra?

It’s great. We get along great and we have a lot of fun.

Tell us about your new show Love & Salsa.

Love & Salsa’s a show that I produce, that my wife hosts. It comes out on NuvoTV. It’s a dating show. It’s like Love Connection with a dance element, because you can find out if you have chemistry through movement. It’s fun and [my wife] does a great job on it.

BLIND FATE
Lindsay Lohan Reveals Miscarriage

During the Sunday finale of Lindsay on OWN, Lindsay Lohan announced to viewers that during filming she had suffered a miscarriage. Lohan explained her absence from filming the documentary series was because of it.

“No one knows this — I had a miscarriage for those weeks that I took off,” Lohan stated during the show. She added, “I couldn’t move, I was sick. Mentally, that messes with you.”

The actress didn’t reveal how far along she was in the pregnancy or who the father of the child was.

Lindsay is reportedly not being renewed for a second season due to low ratings.

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The Best of Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp. Gorgeous. Talented. Kind. The man’s got it all. Depp is one of the most influential performers of the last fifty years, an iconic piece of Hollywood that raised the bar for acting. The legend is credited in over 70 movies since 1984, when he made his debut as an unfortunate victim of Freddy Krueger’s wrath in the original A Nightmare On Elm Street movie. Since then, he has proven his artistic versatility over and over, taking roles from the dark and serious to the whimsical and giddy, totally dominating every role.

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'Magic Mike' Sequel Release Date Announced

This is the news that lots of women have been waiting for! It has been announced that Magic Mike XXL, a sequel to the 2012 film, will be released in theaters on July 3rd, 2015. The sequel will see the guys going on a road trip.

Channing Tatum, who is co-writing the movie, recently spoke to MTV about the sequel. “We want to have real, like reality in it, but we don't want to make like some dark drama. There was some darkness in the last movie and I think it surprised people and shocked people. This one, we want to have a lot of conflict and a lot of struggle, but we also want there to be a shit ton of fun,” Tatum said.

As far as which of the guys will be back for the sequel Tatum said, “I think everyone's gonna be back, I think, and obviously nobody's deals are done.”

Since the director of the first film, Steven Soderbergh, has since retired from directing, Greg Jacobs will step in to helm the movie.

INDUSTRY NEWS
Beyonce and Jay-Z Prepping For A Joint Summer Tour

Mrs. Carter may soon be joined onstage by Mr. Carter. Several sources are hinting that Beyonce and Jay-Z are preparing for a joint summer tour. Billboard's reigning power couple is expected to perform 20 shows across the US beginning in late June. It's also being reported they may perform in NYC on July 4th.

Beyonce and Jay have collaborated on a string of hits together. The dynamic duo began their professional relationship with Jay's "03 Bonnie & Clyde" and Beyonce's "Crazy in Love." Most recently, their talent and love for each other was shown with the production of the hit single, "Drunk in Love." However, this will be the first time the two have ever officially toured together.

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'Gone Girl' Trailer Starring Ben Affleck Released



The trailer for the upcoming film Gone Girl, starring Ben Affleck as Nick Dunne, has been released. The approximately 90 second trailer show Affleck as he searches for his missing wife, Amy, played by Rosamund Pike. Things then take a turn for the worse as Nick is accused of being a suspect in Amy’s disappearance by the media and authorities.

Although there is hardly any dialogue throughout the trailer, Affleck can be heard in a voiceover saying, “I did not kill my wife” and “I am not a murderer.” The trailer also features a cover of Charles Aznavour’s song “She” by Richard Butler of the Psychedelic Furs.

The film is based on the 2012 novel by Gillian Flynn and is directed by David Fincher, who previously directed The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and The Social Network. Gone Girl will be released in theaters on October 3rd.

BLIND FATE
Oprah Makes Pharrell Williams Cry


It’s become somewhat of an overused cliché recently, but Pharrell Williams is genuinely happy. The singer/songwriter/producer sat down with Oprah and expressed how he feels about success of "Happy" and what it means to him. He even shed a few tears during his interview on Oprah Prime.

"Zero air-play, nothing. And the next thing you know, we put the video on November 21st and all of a sudden - boom. I mean, when I say boom, I mean boooooom.

Oprah then showed Pharrell a montage of people around the world singing their version of the Academy Award nominated song. Emotions took over and he began to cry.

CELEB SPOTTINGS
Scott Eastwood Shirtless at Coachella

Coachella blasted off this past weekend and the internet was instantly abuzz with the hottest fashions, shows, and celeb sightings from the festival grounds. Among the latter was a spotting of the very pretty Scott Eastwood, who was seen with a group of friends partying it up at the Heineken House at Coachella.

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MTV Movie Awards Recap and Winners List

The 2014 MTV Movie Awards, hosted by Conan O’Brien, was held last night at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Let’s take a look back at some of the most talked about moments from the show as well as the full list of winners.

Show Opening/Conan’s Monologue: The show opened with O’Brien wanting to get 50 celebrities to make cameo appearances. He achieved his goal with a wide range of celebrities including Lupita Nyong’o, Adam Sandler, the cast of The Big Bang Theory, Taylor Swift, Andy Samberg, Mindy Kaling and even Grumpy Cat. During his monologue, O’Brien showed the audience some Vine videos of the movies nominated for Movie of the Year and also created a new category, Best Kiss Fight, which included Will Arnett and O’Brien fighting and throwing kisses at each other.

CELEB SPOTTINGS
"Girls" Actress Jemima Kirke Spotted in Miami

Just last night, actress Jemima Kirke, who plays Jessa on HBO’s smash hit series Girls, was spotted out and about in Miami with her mother, International Socialite Lorraine Kirke. The two were seen at Perfecto Gastrobar.

Kirke enjoyed the marinated tomato tartare, roasted chicken croquettes, and angel hair seafood paella, and refused to pose for photographs, insisting that she “looked awful,” having come straight from a dip in the pool with her mom.

The duo also partook in the Catalan cream for dessert.