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Kirsten Dunst criticises Apple for leaked photos

Kirsten Dunst has hit out at Apple after naked photographs of her were allegedly leaked online.

The 32-year-old actress took to her Twitter account last night (09.01.14) to criticize the American multinational corporation after it emerged that a flaw in its iCloud service may have allowed an unidentified hacker to steal explicit images of her and "100 other celebrities" and publish them on the image-sharing forum 4chan.

She tweeted: "Thank you iCloud," along with a picture icon of a slice of pizza and a piece of poop.

Other stars hit by the scandal include Jennifer Lawrence, Mary E. Winstead and Kate Upton, who have all confirmed their nude photos are real.

While, Ariana Grande and Victoria Justice are claiming the alleged leaked images of them are fake.

In a statement released yesterday (01.09.14), the FBI has confirmed an investigation into the scandal has begun.

It reads: "The FBI is aware of the allegations concerning computer intrusions and the unlawful release of material involving high profile individuals, and is addressing the matter. Any further comment would be inappropriate at this time."

Meanwhile, Apple is yet to comment on whether its software was the blame for the leaked images.

A spokeswoman for the company told the MailOnline:

"We take user privacy very seriously and are actively investigating this report."
 



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Nude Jennifer Lawrence photos leak online

Nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence have been leaked online.

Pictures of the Oscar-winning actress have appeared over the internet, with reports suggesting that an anonymous hacker was able to post the images after gaining access to the actress' mobile phone via Apple's online storage system iCloud.

A spokesperson for Lawrence, 24, confirmed the authenticity of the photos, adding: "This is a flagrant violation of privacy.

"The authorities have been contacted and will prosecute anyone who posts the stolen photos of Jennifer Lawrence."

Pictures of the 'Hunger Games' actress in various states of undress have been posted on the bulletin board website 4chan.

However, it appears that the hacking scandal extends well beyond the explicit photographs of Lawrence, with more than 100 A-list celebrities thought to have been targeted, including reality TV star Kim Kardashian and pop star Rihanna.

One confirmed victim of the hack is 'Final Destination' actress Mary E. Winstead, who took to Twitter to voice her anger.

She wrote: "To those of you looking at photos I took with my husband years ago in the privacy of our home, hope you feel great about yourselves.

"Knowing those photos were deleted long ago, I can only imagine the creepy effort that went into this. Feeling for everyone who got hacked."



Star Wars stars force choked

The Venice Film Festival is bringing 11 days of red carpet premieres, innovative movies and Hollywood glamour to the Italian city.

The first rule of Venice is, you don't talk about "Star Wars."

Cast members of the forthcoming "Episode VII" who are in the Italian city for the Venice Film Festival are not talking about details of the ultra-anticipated movie.

British actress Gwendoline Christie, who plays Brienne of Tarth in "Game of Thrones" and Commander Lyme in two "Hunger Games" movies, joked at a Vanity Fair-sponsored party that "Star Wars" producers had gone to extraordinary lengths to maintain secrecy.

"There's snipers trained on us right now," she said at an event to celebrate a collaboration between celebrity photographer Rankin and Johnnie Walker whiskey aimed at capturing rising entertainment stars.

Adam Driver, in Venice with festival entry "Hungry Hearts," was similarly terse when asked what it was like to walk onto the "Star Wars" set for the first time.

"I will say this — it's surreal," he said.

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Kate Mara splits from Max Minghella

Kate Mara has split from Max Minghella.

The 'House of Cards' actress and 'The Mindy Project' star, who have had an an on-again, off-again relationship for four years, recently decided to break-up for good.

A source told UsMagazine.com: "Max and Kate have broken up and gotten back together a few times over the course of their relationship, but this one looks like it's sticking. The relationship just ran its course."

The 31-year-old beauty, who was nominated for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Monday (08.25.14), attended the event without 'The Internship' star, 28.

The duo, who were photographed enjoying a romantic stroll in Manhattan, New York City in June, were introduced by Kate's younger sister, Rooney Mara, on the set of 'The Social Network' in 2009.

The British actor, who is the son of Oscar-winning 'The English Patient' director Anthony Minghella, previously dated DJ and model Leigh Lezark, while Kate was linked to actor Charlie Cox and producer McG in the past.

The actress previously admitted she would love to have a family in the future, but has no desire to follow in her grandmother's footsteps by having 11 children.

She said: "To have 11 children sounds like hell. My grandma is smaller than I am so I can't even imagine how she went about doing that. I do want a family for sure but not that many. But yes I am very close with my family so that's something I want one day."



Joan Rivers's condition remains serious

Joan Rivers remains in a "serious" condition in a New York City hospital.

The 'Fashion Police' host, who was placed in a medically-induced coma after she went into cardiac arrest and stopped breathing during minor throat surgery yesterday (08.28.14), is "receiving the best treatment and possible care," according to her daughter, Melissa Rivers.

The TV producer told E! News: "Her condition remains serious but she is receiving the best treatment and care possible.

"We ask that you continue to keep her in your thoughts as we pray for her recovery."

The family have been inundated with messages of support since news of the 81-year-old comedienne's health scare emerged.

And Melissa, 46, said: "My mother would be so touched by the tributes and prayers that we have received from around the world."

Joan appeared in "good spirits" the night before the surgery when she cracked jokes about death during a performance at Laurie Beechman Theatre on Wednesday night (08.27.14).

She told the audience: "I'm 81 - I could go at any moment. I could fall over right here and you all could say, 'I was there!' "



Madonna slams Guy Ritchie and Lady Gaga in new tracks

Madonna has slammed Guy Ritchie and Lady Gaga in her new songs.

The 56-year-old singer has allegedly taken a swipe at her ex-husband, whom she married in 2000 and divorced in 2008, in leaked lyrics taken from her upcoming 13th studio album.

She sings of the director in the song 'Heartbreak City': "Cut me down the middle, f***ed me up a little. You said I was your queen. I tried to give you everything. And now you want your freedom.

"You got just what you came for, a bit of fame and fortune, and I'm no longer needed. You tore me into pieces, you didn't have no damn reason. I let you in my kingdom, you helped yourself with everything.

"I curse the day we met. This memory is haunting me. I wish I could forget."

However, Guy, 45 - with whom she has sons Rocco and David - isn't the only one Madonna has hit out at in her songwriting as she's also criticized the 'Applause' hitmaker, 28, for "copying" her.

In the track 'Two Steps Behind Me', she sings: "You're a copycat, Where is my royalty? You're a pretty girl, I'll give you that. But stealing my recipe, it's an ugly look.

"Did you study me hard enough? You're never gonna be, you're just a wannabe me. Like a sister all messed-up, who's gonna help you out?"

Meanwhile, there's no guarantee that either of the songs will make it onto the album as the 'Hung Up' hitmaker has penned around 50 tracks for the collection, but friends of the blonde beauty insist she isn't holding back when it comes to her songwriting.

A source told The Sun newspaper: "They're very harsh lyrics but Madonna really wants to express herself again."



Jon Voight proud to have Brad Pitt as son-in-law

Jon Voight is proud to call Brad Pitt his son-in-law.

Angelina Jolie's father has celebrated the news of her wedding to her partner of nine years and although he wasn't invited to the ceremony - which was held in Chateau Miraval, France - he can't wait to catch up with the pair soon.

Appearing on ITV's 'Good Morning Britain' earlier today (29.08.14), he said: "I'm very happy about it, I'm very happy that I can now legitimately call him my son-in-law, this wonderful fellow who I love, and that they're very happy and the kids must have had a wonderful time at the wedding because they all had their things to do. It must have been very beautiful, I'm very happy for them."

Jon added: "She's working now with Brad and I've got a couple of things to do too but as soon as we can, we'll get together, it's going to be exciting."

Brad, 50, and Angelina, 39, married in front of just 22 guests last Saturday (08.23.14) and ensured their six children - Maddox, 13, Pax, 10, Zahara, nine, Shiloh, eight, and five-year-old twins Vivienne and Knox - all had roles in the wedding ceremony.

Maddox and Pax walked their mother down the aisle, Zahara and Shiloh were flower girls, and twins Vivienne and Knox were ring bearers.



Ryan Seacrest is ready to settle down?

Ryan Seacrest's romance with Shayna Taylor is getting serious.

The 'American Idol' host, who recently admitted he eventually hopes to have a "great marriage" like his parents, started dating the model and personal trainer, 23, last year and friends predict an engagement could be in their near future.

A source close to the 39-year-old star told Us Weekly magazine: "Everyone before Shayna bored him. He's moving fast."

Another insider told Star magazine: "They are so affectionate and sweet together. He's ready to settle down.

"Shayna came into his life at just the right time."

Ryan recently confessed his parents, Connie and Gary, are his relationship idols.

He said: "I look at what my mom and dad have had for 40-plus years - a fantastic relationship and great marriage.

"Someday I'd like that. They're my role models."

The media mogul, who split from Julianne Hough last year, turns 40 in December and is "embracing" the idea of getting older.

He previously said: "[Hitting 40] is a turning point number where you go, 'Wait, you've got to grow up a little bit.'

"I'm actually embracing it!"

He added: "Until recently, I felt I shouldn't ever have a day off and felt guilty going on vacation.

"That was pressure I put on myself. I've gotten a little more relaxed as I approach 40."



Playboy model headed to jail

Former Playboy model Brandi Brandt was sentenced to up to six years in prison Friday for being part of a drug smuggling ring that brought cocaine to Australia.

Brandt, who was once married to Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx, pleaded guilty in April to a charge of conspiring to import drugs. Prosecutors said she was part of a drug syndicate that hid packages of cocaine on Qantas and United Airlines passenger planes that flew from California to Sydney in 2007.

Employees of an airline catering company allegedly collected the packages after the planes landed.

The California-born Brandt, 45, was accused of conspiring with others to import the cocaine between July and December 2007.

On Friday, District Court Judge Peter Zahra said Brandt's role was "substantially lower" than others involved in the ring.

Defence attorney Phillip Boulten pleaded for leniency, acknowledging that Brandt had made some poor decisions, but arguing she'd had a hard life with a dysfunctional upbringing.

"She's had it tough — she had a pretty mixed-up childhood," he told the court during a sentencing hearing earlier this month. "She was using drugs as a teen, her father was using drugs. ... She replicated, in some sense, the lifestyle of her parents."

In the years between the drug ring's bust and her arrest and extradition to Australia in 2013, she'd reformed her life, gotten off drugs and found a job, Boulten said.

"She is unlikely to ever be in trouble again," he said.

Brandt will be eligible for parole in November 2016.

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Joan Rivers stopped breathing during surgery

Joan Rivers is in a "critical condition" after she stopped breathing during throat surgery today (08.28.14).

The 81-year-old comedienne was reportedly rushed to Mount Sinai hospital in New York after she suffered complications while undergoing an operation on her vocal cords at Yorkville Endoscopy this morning.

According to TMZ.com, the 'Fashion Police' host's heart stopped beating at one point, but it is now believed she's in a stable condition.

Joan's assistant Graham Reed was allegedly overheard saying, "She's not conscious, but she's stable."

However he refused to comment on her condition when a reporter later approached him.

Joan's daughter Melissa, 46, is currently en route to New York and it is believed no drastic medical decisions will be made until she arrives at the hospital.

A family source told the New York Daily News newspaper: "This is not looking good. No big medical decisions will be made until Melissa arrives."

The emergency services received a phone call from the clinic on East 93rd street near Third Avenue at 9:39am (EDT), with the caller saying: "We have somebody in either cardiac or respiratory arrest."

Meanwhile, Joan failed to mention she was undergoing surgery as she filmed a special 90 minute edition of 'Fashion Police' on Tuesday (08.26.14).



Shakira confirms pregnancy

Shakira has confirmed she is pregnant.

Reports have been circulating for weeks that the 37-year-old singer and her soccer player partner Gerard Piqué were expecting their second child together and now the Columbian beauty has admitted she's carrying the Barcelona FC star's child.

Speaking in the upcoming Mexican issue of Cosmopolitan magazine - out in September - she revealed: "Yes, I'm pregnant."

Shakira also gushed that her relationship with 27-year-old Gerard is perfect and they couldn't be more in love.

The 'She Wolf' singer - who has been in a relationship with the sportsman since 2010 - said: "Seeing me in love is a constant state, there are no questions as the answer is simply there."

Shakira and Gerard already have 19-month-old son Milan together and are overjoyed about the prospect of becoming parents again later this year.

Columbian singer Carlos Vives - a close friend of Shakira - let their happy news slip during an interview on Fox News Latino in July, saying: "Yes, she is pregnant and she's very happy."

Shakira, however, had remained silent on the pregnancy until now.
 



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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie marry

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have married in secret.

The couple tied the knot in France last weekend after nine years together, a spokesperson has confirmed to PEOPLE magazine.

The 50 year-old actor and the 39-year-old actress, who met while shooting 2005 movie 'Mr and Mrs. Smith', got engaged in 2012.

Angelina and Brad have children Maddox, 13, Pax, 10, Zahara, nine, Shiloh, eight, and five-year-old twins Vivienne and Knox together and the 'Maleficent' star revealed in May that the couple were waiting for the "right time" to get married.

She said: "We're just waiting for it to be the right time with the kids, with work, when it feels right.

"We talk about it occasionally, and the kids talk about it with us."

Details of the ceremony are being kept under wraps but Angelina previously admitted the couple's children were going to plan their nuptials.

She explained: "They will in a way be the wedding planners. It's going to be Disney or paintball - one or the other! We've got a lot of different personalities in the house.

"They've got some strong opinions. It will be fun. That's the important thing. When we do it, it will feel like a great day for our family."

Angelina - who underwent a double mastectomy last year - and Brad will get the chance to toast their wedding in perfect style in their upcoming movie 'By The Sea' after Us Weekly reported they are preparing to shoot some "crazy sex scenes" in the motion picture.

Brad was married to Jennifer Aniston from 2000 to 2005, while Angelina wed Johnny Lee Miller in 1996 but they divorced in 1999 and she later tied the knot to Billy Bob Thornton in 2000 but they split in 2003.



Heather Morris is engaged

Heather Morris has got engaged to Taylor Hubbell.

The 27-year-old actress, who has an 11-month-old son, Elijah, with her longtime beau, is thrilled to be planning their wedding after he recently proposed.

A source close to the couple, who met in high school in Arizona, told UsMagazine.com: "They're super happy together and it just made sense. Heather was beaming when spotted wearing her engagement ring."

The former 'Glee' star admitted before having her son that she wanted to marry Taylor and have children with him, and said she was even willing to give up her career to focus on her dream.

She said: ''I want to marry Taylor and have kids with him. I love acting, but if it affects my relationship, then I won't continue.''

The blonde beauty loves motherhood and recently gushed about how happy she is that Elijah is a good sleeper.

She said: "He gets about 10 hours of sleep a night. I go to bed about an hour afterwards. So I get eight or nine hours."

But she confessed her social life has taken a back seat since her son was born.

She said: "I never get to go out."
 





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