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Love 'Made Me Get My Shit Together', Fassbender Admits

Heartthrob Michael Fassbender admitted Thursday that love "made me get my shit together" as he debuted his latest film with co-star and girlfriend Alicia Vikander -- a weepie which has Venice reaching for the kleenex.

Heartfelt performances from the real-life couple in "The Light Between Oceans", a suspenseful melodrama, had critics at the Venice film festival in tears, despite some grumbles that the plot was far-fetched and the emotion piled on too thick.

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Singer Chris Brown Freed after Standoff with LA Police

An attorney for Chris Brown said Wednesday that the singer has been released from custody, following a bizarre standoff at his home with police after a woman alleged that he pointed a gun at her.

Police arrested Brown on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, after an hours-long standoff on Tuesday. 

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Hollywood Pays Tribute to Gene Wilder

The news of Hollywood legend Gene Wilder's death Monday was greeted with shock by his legion of fans and fellow stars, who took to social media to voice their sorrow.

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'Willy Wonka' Star Gene Wilder Dead at 83

Hollywood star Gene Wilder, who delighted audiences with his comic turns in "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" and several Mel Brooks classics including "Blazing Saddles" and "The Producers," died Monday at age 83, Variety magazine reported.

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Fiery Beyonce Dominates MTV Awards

Beyonce on Sunday dominated the MTV Video Music Awards as she won a near-record award haul and awed the audience with a fiery dance medley with an unstated political message.

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MTV to Let Stars Loose in an Unscripted Awards Extravaganza

The MTV Video Music Awards have long been more about the show than the actual winners, and this year the network will go all-out by letting the stars run wild.

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Olympics: A TV Show for Five Billion People

If you tuned into the Olympics, whether on television or your smartphone, then you belong to a multi-billion dollar club of five billion people.

As the International Olympic Committee launches its Olympic Channel, here are five things to know about the biggest broadcasting operation on the planet, a combination of technology and business being raised by the digital revolution to ever new levels.

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San Francisco to Honor Tony Bennett with Statue, Festivities

For as long as anyone can remember, Tony Bennett has been giving to the city where he first sang "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" at the Fairmont Hotel in 1961.

And now, the city is set to pay him back.

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Egypt Takes Anchorwomen Off Air until They Lose Weight

Egypt's state-run television has taken several anchorwomen off the air until they lose weight, the broadcaster's chief told AFP, drawing criticism from rights groups but also praise from some commentators.

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Indian 'Oldest Man Ever' Says Yoga, Celibacy Key to Age

Looking remarkably unlined for his claimed 120 years, an Indian monk who says he is the oldest man to have ever lived puts his longevity down to no sex or spices, and daily yoga. 

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