Justin Timberlake says he’s confident that he still would have had a successful career without *NSYNC.
During an interview with Britain’s Elle magazine, the 30-year-old “SexyBack” singer said his musical talent would still have been discovered even without his involvement in the boy band.
“I don’t want this to come out the wrong way,” he said. “It was an amazing platform but even without it, I believe I would have been heard as a solo artist.”
Timberlake joined the group in 1995 before making it big as a solo artist with his debut record, “Justified” in 2002, and the 2006 follow-up “Future Sex/LoveSounds.”
When Timberlake went on his own, he said he refused to reveal the songs of his albums to his record company until they were completed, because he thought his record company had “preconceptions” of him.
“I don’t know why they let me do that. But I hadn’t come out of nowhere. People had preconceptions and I didn’t want to be misunderstood,” he explained. “I’ve learned that people have preconceptions, period. They’re uncontrollable but they’re not who you are.”
The Memphis-born singer, who currently stars in the romance comedy “Friends With Benefits,” also admits his upbringing didn’t allow him to learn much about modern music at the time.
“Where I’m from is very rural – you don’t get pop culture as much. You get that in LA, New York and Miami, on the edges of the country.”
He added, “People in the UK think that is America, but most of America is Memphis. More poor people live there than rich. Fashion or culture barely breaks through.”
Justin Timberlake thinks watching people fall over is ‘funny’
The 30-year-old singer-and-actor is currently promoting romantic comedy Friends with Benefits, which he stars in opposite Mila Kunis, 27.
Justin is famed for his devilish sense of humour, and admits physical comedy never fails to make him chuckle.
‘ think people falling is funny,’ he smiled during an interview with the British edition of OK! magazine.
His co-star Mila, also present at the interview, agrees that ‘people getting hurt is funny’. The pair were considering unanticipated tumbles after being asked if they had played any trust games to ensure they developed good on-screen chemistry.
‘Did I fall on top of him as a trust game? No,’ asserted Mila, adding that she would have been on the floor ‘in two seconds’.
Justin was equally relieved that no such exercises were completed. The heartthrob believes he and his stunning co-star have a deep enough connection regardless.
”m glad you didn’t do that. I think you know me well enough,’ he beamed.
Justin Bieber can’t wait to work on his new album.
The 17-year-old pop superstar recently announced he is taking a month away from music to spend time with his loved ones, including girlfriend Selena Gomez. However, Justin is already showing he is missing his hectic schedule by revealing plans to get into a recording studio to lay down vocals for his next record.
‘more excited than ever to get back in the studio and make this #newalbum. miss the tour and want to give u all new music. ‘ Justin wrote on his Twitter account.
The singer’s manager Scooter Braun recently revealed Justin will be taking a more ‘edgy’ route for his new material and will work with Chris Brown and Kanye West.
Meanwhile, the heartthrob sent fans into a frenzy after making a surprise appearance at Selena’s concert in California last night. Justin joined Selena on stage and hugged the brunette beauty, before launching into a medley of Favourite Girl and Justin Timberlake’s Cry Me a River.
The star was thrilled by the crowd’s reaction to his secret entrance and he also paid tribute to his talented singer-and-actress girlfriend.
‘@selenagomez u did great tonight. proud of u,’ he Tweeted. ‘had a #greatnight and suprised the people. felt good to be on stage. nothing is changing that.
The 30-year-old singer-and-actor ‘ who has previously dated stars including Jessica Biel, Cameron Diaz and Britney Spears ‘ enjoys meeting new people and is happy to go wherever life takes him because he can’t understand the “drama” which surrounds relationships.
He said: “I don’t know that I’m looking for anything in particular.
“I think people are people and I enjoy meeting them. I don’t know that there’s a particular quality in a woman I would go for over any other.
“I think there’s too much being made these days about being ‘single’ or ‘not single’. There’s too much drama about it when it really shouldn’t be much of an issue at all.
“I’m just enjoying exploring my life right now and wherever that path ends up will be OK because that’s where I’ll have wanted it to end up.”
The ‘Bad Teacher’ star ‘ who shot to fame aged just 12 as a member of the ‘All-New Mickey Mouse Club’ ‘ turned 30 in January and admitted it has taken him until now to learn to relax and not seek acknowledgement in as many areas as possible.
He added in an interview with Britain’s HELLO! magazine: “It’s an exciting time for me. I kind of had a feeling in my twenties that I wanted to do as much as I could, as fast as I could, and I did do a lot of amazing stuff.
“But now I’m able to look at life and say, ‘You know, I don’t necessarily need to do everything.’ I don’t feel the need to be validated any more, which is a great place to be.
“Since I wrapped ‘Bad Teacher’, I haven’t been doing a lot of work, I’ve just been being. And that’s very enjoyable.”
The ‘What Goes Around… Comes Around’ singer has been concentrating on his acting career in the past few years ‘ including a critically acclaimed appearance in Oscar winning film ‘The Social Network’ ‘ but said he may return to the studio in 2011. The singer told our source: ‘ think I may spend some time in the studio this summer. I’m unemployed right now. “I haven’t been hired for anything so I may hire myself to write some music – its right around the corner.” Justin’s last album, ‘FutureSex/LoveSounds’, was released in 2006 and met with commercial and critical acclaim, selling over 100 million copies worldwide. The 30-year-old star has since made brief forays into music, appearing as a guest star on Madonna’s single ’4 Minutes’ in 2008, T.I.’s track ‘Dead and Gone and Ciara’s ‘Love Sex Magic’ in 2009. Rapper Drake has also said he expects to make a track with the singer and actor, saying earlier this year: “Me and Justin Timberlake will probably have a song soon. I’m really excited about that, because I’ve wanted to work with him for a long time.”
Justin also stars in three films set for release this year, ‘Friends With Benefits’, ‘Bad Teacher’ and ‘Now’.
“The Fighter,” “Modern Family” Lead Screen Actors Guild Award Nominations. ”The Fighter” continues to score in the awards season ring, earning four Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations, as did the Colin Firth-starring “The King’s Speech.” On the television front, “Modern Family” leads the pack with four nods as well. “The Fighter” earned acting nods for stars Christian Bale, Amy Adams, and Melissa Leo, as well as a nod for the entire cast, while “The King’s Speech” honored Firth, Geoffrey Rush, and Helena Bonham Carter, and the entire cast as well. “Inception” got hardly any love from the SAG committee except for Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture (huh?), but Justin Timberlake is finally included with his co-stars Jesse Eisenberg, nominated here for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, and Andrew Garfield in the Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for “The Social Network.” Most of the Golden Globe nominees are here, except Michelle Williams of “Blue Valentine” was dropped in favor of Hilary Swank’s work in “Conviction” in the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role category. Meanwhile, Ryan Gosling of “Blue Valentine” and Mark Wahlberg in “The Fighter” was dropped in favor of acting veterans Robert Duvall in “Get Low” and Jeff Bridges in “True Grit” in the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role. “Modern Family” led the pack of television nominations, earning acting nods for Sofia Vergara, Ty Burrell, and Ed O’Neill, as well as the entire cast. “30 Rock,” “Glee,” and “Dexter” earned three nominations, while Betty White earned one as well the rest of the cast of “Hot in Cleveland.” 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
JEFF BRIDGES / Rooster Cogburn – “TRUE GRIT” (Paramount Pictures)
ROBERT DUVALL / Felix Bush – “GET LOW” (Sony Pictures Classics)
JESSE EISENBERG / Mark Zuckerberg – “THE SOCIAL NETWORK” (Columbia Pictures)
COLIN FIRTH / King George VI – “THE KING’S SPEECH” (The Weinstein Company)
JAMES FRANCO / Aron Ralston – “127 HOURS” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
ANNETTE BENING / Nic – “THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT” (Focus Features)
NICOLE KIDMAN / Becca – “RABBIT HOLE” (Lionsgate)
JENNIFER LAWRENCE / Ree Dolly – “WINTER’S BONE” (Roadside Attractions)
NATALIE PORTMAN / Nina Sayers – “BLACK SWAN” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
HILARY SWANK / Betty Anne Waters – “CONVICTION” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
CHRISTIAN BALE / Dicky Eklund – “THE FIGHTER” (Paramount Pictures)
JOHN HAWKES / Teardrop – “WINTER’S BONE” (Roadside Attractions)
JEREMY RENNER / James Coughlin – “THE TOWN” (Warner Bros. Pictures)
MARK RUFFALO / Paul – “THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT” (Focus Features)
GEOFFREY RUSH / Lionel Logue – “THE KING’S SPEECH” (The Weinstein Company)
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
AMY ADAMS / Charlene Fleming – “THE FIGHTER” (Paramount Pictures)
HELENA BONHAM CARTER / Queen Elizabeth – “THE KING’S SPEECH” (The Weinstein Company)
MILA KUNIS / Lily – “BLACK SWAN” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
MELISSA LEO / Alice Ward – “THE FIGHTER” (Paramount Pictures)
HAILEE STEINFELD / Mattie Ross – “TRUE GRIT” (Paramount Pictures)
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
BLACK SWAN (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
VINCENT CASSEL / Thomas Leroy
BARBARA HERSHEY / Erica Sayers
MILA KUNIS / Lily
NATALIE PORTMAN / Nina Sayers
WINONA RYDER / Beth Macintyre
THE FIGHTER (Paramount Pictures)
AMY ADAMS / Charlene Fleming
CHRISTIAN BALE / Dicky Eklund
MELISSA LEO / Alice Ward
JACK MCGEE / George Ward
MARK WAHLBERG / Micky Ward
THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT (Focus Features)
ANNETTE BENING / Nic
JOSH HUTCHERSON / Laser
JULIANNE MOORE / Jules
MARK RUFFALO / Paul
MIA WASIKOWSKA / Joni
THE KING’S SPEECH (The Weinstein Company)
ANTHONY ANDREWS / Stanley Baldwin
HELENA BONHAM CARTER / Queen Elizabeth
JENNIFER EHLE / Myrtle Logue
COLIN FIRTH / King George VI
MICHAEL GAMBON / King George V
DEREK JACOBI / Archbishop Cosmo Lang
GUY PEARCE / King Edward VIII
GEOFFREY RUSH / Lionel Logue
TIMOTHY SPALL / Winston Churchill
THE SOCIAL NETWORK (Columbia Pictures)
JESSE EISENBERG / Mark Zuckerberg
ANDREW GARFIELD / Eduardo Saverin
ARMIE HAMMER / Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss
MAX MINGHELLA / Divya Narendra
JOSH PENCE / Tyler Winklevoss
JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE / Sean Parker
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
JOHN GOODMAN / Neal Nicol – “YOU DON’T KNOW JACK” (HBO)
AL PACINO / Jack Kevorkian – “YOU DON’T KNOW JACK” (HBO)
DENNIS QUAID / Bill Clinton – “THE SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP” (HBO)
ÉDGAR RAMÍREZ / Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, aka ‘Carlos’ – “CARLOS” (Sundance Channel)
PATRICK STEWART / Macbeth – “MACBETH (GREAT PERFORMANCES)” (Thirteen/PBS)
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
CLAIRE DANES / Temple Grandin – “TEMPLE GRANDIN” (HBO)
CATHERINE O’HARA / Aunt Ann – “TEMPLE GRANDIN” (HBO)
JULIA ORMOND / Eustacia Grandin – “TEMPLE GRANDIN” (HBO)
WINONA RYDER / Lois Wilson – “WHEN LOVE IS NOT ENOUGH: THE LOIS WILSON STORY” (CBS)
SUSAN SARANDON / Janet Good – “YOU DON’T KNOW JACK” (HBO)
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
STEVE BUSCEMI / Nucky Thompson – “BOARDWALK EMPIRE” (HBO)
BRYAN CRANSTON / Walter White – “BREAKING BAD” (AMC)
MICHAEL C. HALL / Dexter Morgan – “DEXTER” (SHOWTIME)
JON HAMM / Don Draper – “MAD MEN” (AMC)
HUGH LAURIE / Dr. Gregory House – “HOUSE” (FOX)
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
GLENN CLOSE / Patty Hewes – “DAMAGES” (FX)
MARISKA HARGITAY / Det. Olivia Benson – “LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT” (NBC)
JULIANNA MARGULIES / Alicia Florrick – “THE GOOD WIFE” (CBS)
ELISABETH MOSS / Peggy Olson – “MAD MEN” (AMC)
KYRA SEDGWICK / Dep. Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson – “THE CLOSER” (TNT)
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
ALEC BALDWIN / Jack Donaghy – “30 ROCK” (NBC)
TY BURRELL / Phil Dunphy – “MODERN FAMILY” (ABC)
STEVE CARELL / Michael Scott – “THE OFFICE” (NBC)
CHRIS COLFER / Kurt Hummel – “GLEE” (FOX)
ED O’NEILL / Jay Pritchett – “MODERN FAMILY” (ABC)
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
EDIE FALCO / Jackie Peyton – “NURSE JACKIE” (Showtime)
TINA FEY / Liz Lemon – “30 ROCK” (NBC)
JANE LYNCH / Sue Sylvester – “GLEE” (FOX)
SOFIA VERGARA / Gloria Delgado-Pritchett – “MODERN FAMILY” (ABC)
BETTY WHITE / Elka Ostrovsky – “HOT IN CLEVELAND” (TV Land)
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
BOARDWALK EMPIRE (HBO)
STEVE BUSCEMI / Nucky Thompson
DABNEY COLEMAN / Commodore Louis Kaestner
PAZ DE LA HUERTA / Lucy Danzinger
STEPHEN GRAHAM / Al Capone
ANTHONY LACIURA / Eddie Kessler
KELLY MACDONALD / Margaret Schroeder
GRETCHEN MOL / Gillian Darmody
ALESKA PALLADINO / Angela Darmody
VINCENT PIAZZA / Lucky Luciano
MICHAEL PITT / Jimmy Darmody
MICHAEL SHANNON / Agent Nelson Van Alden
PAUL SPARKS / Mickey Doyle
MICHAEL STUHLBARG / Arnold Rothstein
SHEA WHIGHAM / Sheriff Elias Thompson
THE CLOSER (TNT)
G.W. BAILEY / Det. Lt. Provenza
MICHAEL PAUL CHAN / Lt. Mike Tao
RAYMOND CRUZ / Det. Julio Sanchez
JONATHAN DEL ARCO / Dr. Morales
TONY DENISON / Lt. Andy Flynn
ROBERT GOSSETT / Commander Taylor
PHILLIP P. KEENE / Buzz
COREY REYNOLDS / Sgt. David Gabriel
KYRA SEDGWICK / Dep. Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson
J.K. SIMMONS / Asst. Police Chief Will Pope
JON TENNEY / FBI Special Agent Fritz Howard
JENNIFER CARPENTER / Debra Morgan
APRIL HERNANDEZ CASTILLO / Cira
MICHAEL C. HALL / Dexter Morgan
DESMOND HARRINGTON / Joey Quinn
MARIA DOYLE KENNEDY / Sonya
C.S. LEE / Vince Masuka
JONNY LEE MILLER / Jordan Chase
JAMES REMAR / Harry Morgan
JULIA STILES / Lumen Pierce
LAUREN VELEZ / Lt. Maria Laguerta
PETER WELLER / Liddy
DAVID ZAYAS / Sgt. Angel Batista
THE GOOD WIFE (CBS)
CHRISTINE BARANSKI / Diane Lockhart
JOSH CHARLES / Will Gardner
ALAN CUMMING / Eli Gold
MATT CZUCHRY / Cary Agos
JULIANNA MARGULIES / Alicia Florrick
ARCHIE PANJABI / Kalinda Sharma
GRAHAM PHILLIPS / Zach Florrick
MAKENZIE VEGA / Grace Florrick
MAD MEN (AMC)
CARA BUONO / Faye Miller
JON HAMM / Don Draper
JARED HARRIS / Lane Pryce
CHRISTINA HENDRICKS / Joan Harris
JANUARY JONES / Betty Francis (Draper)
VINCENT KARTHEISER / Pete Campbell
MATT LONG / Joey Baird
ROBERT MORSE / Bert Cooper
ELISABETH MOSS / Peggy Olson
JESSICA PARÉ / Megan Calvet
KIERNAN SHIPKA / Sally Draper
JOHN SLATTERY / Roger Sterling
RICH SOMMER / Harry Crane
CHRISTOPHER STANLEY / Henry Francis
AARON STATON / Ken Cosgrove
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
30 ROCK (NBC)
SCOTT ADSIT / Pete Hornberger
ALEC BALDWIN / Jack Donaghy
KATRINA BOWDEN / Cerie
KEVIN BROWN / Dotcom
GRIZZ CHAPMAN / Grizz
TINA FEY / Liz Lemon
JUDAH FRIEDLANDER / Frank Rossitano
JANE KRAKOWSKI / Jenna Maroney
JOHN LUTZ / Lutz
JACK MCBRAYER / Kenneth Parcell
TRACY MORGAN / Tracy Jordan
MAULIK PANCHOLY / Jonathan
KEITH POWELL / Toofer
MAX ADLER / Dave Karofsky
DIANNA AGRON / Quinn Fabray
CHRIS COLFER / Kurt Hummel
JANE LYNCH / Sue Sylvester
JAYMA MAYS / Emma Pillsbury
KEVIN MCHALE / Arty Abrams
LEA MICHELE / Rachel Berry
CORY MONTEITH / Finn Hudson
HEATHER MORRIS / Brittany Pierce
MATTHEW MORRISON / Will Schuester
MIKE O’MALLEY / Burt Hummel
AMBER RILEY / Mercedes
NAYA RIVERA / Santana Lopez
MARK SALLING / Noah ‘Puck’ Puckerman
HARRY SHUM JR. / Mike Chang
IQBAL THEBA / Principal Figgins
JENNA USHKOWITZ / Tina
HOT IN CLEVELAND (TV Land)
VALERIE BERTINELLI / Melanie Moretti
JANE LEEVES / Joy Scroggs
WENDIE MALICK / Victoria Chase
BETTY WHITE / Elka Ostrovsky
MODERN FAMILY (ABC)
JULIE BOWEN / Claire Dunphy
TY BURRELL / Phil Dunphy
JESSE TYLER FERGUSON / Mitchell Pritchett
NOLAN GOULD / Luke Dunphy
SARAH HYLAND / Haley Dunphy
ED O’NEILL / Jay Pritchett
RICO RODRIGUEZ / Manny Delgado
ERIC STONESTREET / Cameron Tucker
SOFIA VERGARA / Gloria Delgado-Pritchett
ARIEL WINTER / Alex Dunphy
THE OFFICE (NBC)
LESLIE DAVID BAKER / Stanley Hudson
BRIAN BAUMGARTNER / Kevin Malone
CREED BRATTON / Creed Bratton
STEVE CARELL / Michael Scott
JENNA FISCHER / Pam Beesly Halpert
KATE FLANNERY / Meredith Palmer
ED HELMS / Andy Bernard
MINDY KALING / Kelly Kapoor
ELLIE KEMPER / Erin Hannon
ANGELA KINSEY / Angela Martin
JOHN KRASINSKI / Jim Halpert
PAUL LIEBERSTEIN / Toby Flenderson
B.J. NOVAK / Ryan Howard
OSCAR NUÑEZ / Oscar Martinez
CRAIG ROBINSON / Daryll Philbin
PHYLLIS SMITH / Phyllis Lapin-Vance
RAINN WILSON / Dwight Schrute
ZACH WOODS / Gabe Lewis
Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
GREEN ZONE (Universal Pictures)
INCEPTION (Warner Bros. Pictures)
ROBIN HOOD (Universal Pictures)
Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series
BURN NOTICE (USA)
CSI: NY (CBS)
TRUE BLOOD (HBO)
Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian And More To “Die” Digitally For Charity. Some of Facebook and Twitter’s most popular members are quitting the social network sites to raise money for charity. Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian, Justin Timberlake, and Alicia Keys are joining Digital Life Sacrifice, a campaign to raise money for Keep a Child Alive. The celebrities have already filmed their “last tweet and testament” videos in preparation for their “death” from the digital world on World AIDS Day, Wednesday. The initiative, organized by Keys’ Keep a Child Alive charity, will see the stars quit their Facebook and Twitter accounts on Wednesday, and won’t log back in until $1 million has been raised. Jennifer Hudson, Usher, Ryan Seacrest, Elijah Wood, Serena Williams, and Keys’ husband, Swizz Beatz, are also joining the innovative campaign. Keep a Child Alive cares for the families, especially children, in Africa affected by the HIV/AIDS. President and co-founder of the charity, Leigh Blake, said, “We’re trying to sort of make the remark: Why do we care so much about the death of one celebrity as opposed to millions and millions of people dying in the place that we’re all from?” He added that Lady Gaga, who has more than 7 million followers on Twitter and almost 24 million Facebook fans, may even be able to raise the $1million “all by herself.
Blus, Shoes & Gadgets, Too: Our 2010 Holiday Gift Guide For Him. It’s that time of year again, when we wish we had the psychic abilities to know what gifts our friends, family, and significant others could possibly want for the holidays. We’ve set apart a few gift ideas that can’t go wrong in the areas of fashion, technology, entertainment, and gaming that’ll help make your shopping days merry and bright. But of course, keeping a gift receipt is never a bad idea.
2010 Holiday Gift Guide For Him
Justin Timberlake may be quiet on the music-front, but he’s still bringing sexy back in the fashion world thanks to his William Rast line. Along with partner Trace Ayala, the duo created a line of jeans that are simple, stylish, and always perfectly stitched. Along with some basic tees, button-downs, and timeless jackets, the William Rast line offers fool-proof style for the fashion-forward (or backward) guy. The best part? If you’re down to do some last minute shopping, William Rast is unveiling a new line for Target on December 19th, at a price point that’s sure to be right on target for your holiday shopping.
Jump Taboo Deltah 3008 Denizen Sneaker
If your current sneakers are so 2008-and-late, fear not. Black Eyed Peas member Taboo launched his own line of sneakers in collaboration with the Asian-based high-end sneaker company Jump to put your feet into future. Together, Taboo and Jump created a line that doesn’t only work for looks both day and night, but for performing on-stage in front of thousands (Taboo rocked his own line during their sold-out “E.N.D.” World Tour). Available in red, grey, navy, and black, it’s hard to pick just one. But at $74.99, it’s not a bad price to help start a collection. The Jump TD3 Denizen sneakers are available exclusively at FootAction stores and online. Honorable Mention: Converse’s Dr. Seuss Collection. If you want to spread holiday cheer from ear to ear, consider these Converse Dr. Seuss shoes here. Starting at $55, it’s the perfect shoe for the guy who likes to be a little more animated at his feet.
Back to the Future Trilogy: 25th Anniversay Trilogy on Blu-ray. Great Scott! The “Back to the Future” films are finally on Blu-ray after being at the top of wish lists everywhere. The set features all three films with restored and re-mastered picture and sound, plus extensive bonus features including brand new cast reunions and interviews, as well as making-of docs. It retails for $80, but if you do some shopping, the set can be found at less than $15 per movie. Honorable Mentions: “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World,” “Inception” on Blu-ray Two of the best-reviewed, guy-and-girl approved movies of the year, “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” (Universal) and “Inception” (Warner Bros.), arrive on Blu-ray and DVD just in time for the holidays. At around $25-$30, they both offer all kinds of awesome and they’re something even the most seasoned movie buff hasn’t quite seen before.
Nobody knows why they need it. They just do, okay? The marketing masterminds at Apple made this version of the tablet a must-have for the tech-savvy, putting all kinds of new apps and features at our geeky fingertips. They start at $399 for only 16GB (a laptop this is not), but be sure to add just $35 to pair it with the Tip Tote bag, which offers both style and functionality. Honorable Mention: Samsung Galaxy S One of the highest-rated phones on the market, the Galaxy offers great talk time, a 5.0 megapixel camera, HD recording, a plethora of features and the ability to load a ton of apps.
Xbox Kinect/Playstation Move
The future of gaming is here thanks to the developers over at Playstation and Xbox. What the Wii introduced, the Kinect for Xbox and the Move for Playstation have perfected with the available to play controller-free. The cameras capture your moves in games like “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1” and “Dance Central” for the Kinect, and “Tron: Evolution” and “Little Big Planet 2” for the Move. Honorable Mention: Epic Mickey (Wii).Disneyland goes dark in this new Wii-exclusive game, which features the titular hero entering a cartoon wasteland of forgotten characters and abandoned attractions in order to fight forces of evil.
Eva Longoria will host the 2010 MTV EMAs. MTV announced that Hollywood superstar Eva Longoria will host the 2010 MTV EMAs, MTV’s global celebration of the world’s biggest music and entertainment stars. Taking place at Caja Magica in Madrid, the 17th annual EMAs will broadcast live on MTV platforms across the globe from Sunday 7th November 2010, 21:00 CET. The 2010 MTV EMAs are sponsored by the new Suzuki Swift, Calvin Klein Jeans and Dell. Powerhouse rock stars Kings of Leon, hot new talent Ke$ha and American bad ass and global rock heavyweight Kid Rock join the lineup of performers alongside the previously announced Katy Perry and Linkin Park. MTV will release additional performers and presenters at a later date. I am so excited to host the 2010 EMAs in the beautiful and sexy city of Madrid!’ said Longoria. ‘ can’t wait to see some fabulous performances and I am so proud that the two most nominated artists this year are two amazing women – Lady Gaga and Katy Perry – who are making some of the most exciting music in pop right now!’ ‘Madrid, watch out,’ added Ke$ha. ”m coming to party and I promise it will be messy.’ Actress, activist, and philanthropist Eva Longoria brings Hollywood glamour to what promises to be a star-studded night in Madrid. Following in the very glittering footsteps of Katy Perry, Christina Aguilera, Justin Timberlake and Robbie Williams to name a few, the actress will bring Latina heat to the already sizzling Spanish city of Madrid – the backdrop of this year’s 2010 MTV EMAs. Eva Longoria is a Golden Globe-nominated, Screen Actors Guild Award-winning, and ALMA Award-winning actress, best known for her portrayal of Gabrielle Solis on primetime US network show Desperate Housewives. To vote for your favourite EMA artists, please go to www.mtvema.com. For all MTV EMA news and announcements join us on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/mtvema and follow us on Twitter at: @mtvema (www.twitter.com/mtvema)
Cameron Diaz Doesn’t Believe In Long-Term Relationships. Unlucky in love actress Cameron Diaz doesn’t believe in everlasting in love. In fact, the leggy blonde says being married to someone for 80 years is “bullsh*t.” . Diaz, who has been rumored to be dating on and off again Alex Rodriguez, tells Britain’s Stylist magazine: “I think the big misconception in our society is that we’re supposed to meet the one when we’re 18 and we’re supposed to get married to them and love them for the rest of our lives. Bullsh*t.” She continues, “Who would want to be with the same person for 80 years? Why not break it up a little bit? I think people get freaked out about getting married and spending 20 or 30 years sleeping with the same person but if that’s the case, don’t do it. Have someone for five years and another person for another five years. Life is long and lucky and yes, love might last forever, but you don’t always live with the person you love forever.” Diaz, who has claimed that she flies long distances to be with her lover on demand if need be, has previously been engaged to actors Matt Dillon and Jared Leto and has dated Justin Timberlake. Meanwhile, the actress’ latest flick, “Knight and Day,” starring opposite Tom Cruise, premiered in theaters last month. She is currently traveling in Europe promoting the film.
An international singing sensation is joining the cast of “Glee.” No, it’s not Britney Spears, who’s been reported to be in talks for a guest stint, or Justin Timberlake, rumored to play Mr. Schue’s similarly coifed brother. Instead, it’s filipina singer Charice, who’s been dubbed the “most talented girl in the world” by Oprah Winfrey herself. Of course, Rachel Berry (Lea Michele) will have none of that. According to Entertainment Weekly, Charice is set to play a foreign exchange student who moves in on Rachel’s turf with her incredible vocals. Those vocals made Charice a YouTube sensation which helped her launch two platinum albums in the Philippines. She also recently earned a Top 10 U.S. album with the release of “Charice,” which featured the #1 Billboard dance hit “Pyramid.” While rumors of Charice joining the cast of “Glee” hit the web last month, Charice took to her Twitter to shoot them down, saying, “I just want to let you all know, that it’s not true that i’m going to be on Glee… How i wish!” But now she’s singing a different tune. “It’s official. I’m on Glee (next season) but story behind it. When d rumor came out, it wasn’t true. But then after that; I tried to audition. And i made it!!! Let’s Party!!!!” she wrote on her Twitter. Looks like the internet might played a role in getting Charice the part on hit the Fox comedy. Who else should star a rumor about joining the cast of “Glee”? Betty White?
Lady Gaga had to be dragged out of her dressing room by Oprah Winfrey after suffering from stage fright. The ‘Telephone’ singer hid backstage prior to her performance at the Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (03.05.10) – which was attended by an exclusive crowd of 700, including Anne Hathaway, Taylor Swift and Jennifer Lopez – but the talk show host helped her overcome her nerves. A source told the New York Post newspaper: “She literally wouldn’t come out. Friends tried, Warner Music executive Lyor Cohen tried, no dice. Eventually, Vito Schnabel came over and got artist Terence Koh on the phone to talk to her, which helped. Koh and Oprah were the ones who finally coaxed her out.” However, the eccentric performer was told she could only perform at US Vogue editor Anna Wintour’s annual fete on the premise she was polite and didn’t swear on stage. She quipped to the crowd in New York City: “I’ll never forget when Anna Wintour called me to play at this event, she called me and said, ‘I would like you to play at the Met gala, but I just want to make sure, because I’ve seen you perform before, that you won’t be swearing during the performance.’ So Anna, I will do my f**king best!” The ‘Just Dance’ hitmaker’s performance seemingly got the guests in the mood for a singsong, as a number of A-list stars belted out tracks at the exclusive after party at the Mark Hotel. A source added: “Pharrell Williams first jumped in and started singing ‘Beautiful,’ and then Sean Combs jumped up and started rapping to ‘All About the Benjamins.’ He even grabbed Anna Wintour into the deejay booth. Finally, Usher and Justin Timberlake joined in.”