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I am a senior staff writer at THG and a big fan of Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Robert Pattinson. I believe Kim Kardashian is bad for society, but great for attention, and that The Real Housewives should all be banned from existence.

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Without coming out and directly challenging his network for allowing Chris Brown to perform tonight on Dancing with the Stars, host Tom Bergeron has made his feelings clear.

“I did tell the producers it may be to their advantage to not have me interview him because my natural tendency would be to say something,” Bergeron told Ryan Seacrest on the latter's radio show “Don’t put me in a position where you are asking me to not say something, because I really won’t do that.”

  • Tom Bergeron on DWTS
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Bergeron joked that he may be placed in "a Hannibal Lecter suit" in order to keep him quiet, but the promotion of Brown by ABC is no laughing matter to many.

It's hard not to wonder why the network banned Adam Lambert from its airways in late 2009, yet is embracing a man with such an emotional, violent side. The answer, though, is clearly all about the bottom line:

ABC is hoping to arrange a ratings-grabber of an interview with both Brown and Rihanna.

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Beyonce has severed ties with her father. On a strictly professional basis, that is.

Matthew Knowles will no longer manage his daughter's career, a move Beyonce explained via the following statement:

"I've only parted ways with my father on a business level. He is my father for life and I love my dad dearly. I am grateful for everything he has taught me. I grew up watching both he and my mother manage and own their own businesses. They were hard-working entrepreneurs and I will continue to follow in their footsteps."

Beyonce, Dad

Matthew, who helped launch Destiny's Child with his daughter at the center, acknowledges the split was mutual and says his focus is now on "Music World Entertainment's growing gospel and inspirational music division."

Beyonce will release a new album later this year.

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Mila Kunis has joined Darren Aronofsky in the corner of Natalie Portman.

In response to accusations that the Oscar winner scarcely took part in any of the choreography depicted in the movie, Kunis tells Entertainment Weekly: “Natalie danced her ass off. I think it’s unfortunate that this is coming out and taking attention away from [the praise] Natalie deserved and got.”

It's also coming out the week Black Swan comes to DVD, which, ironically, will likely drive interest in the film.

Mila Kunis and Natalie Portman

Kunis adds that she and Portman have been open about the help they received from experienced dancers such as Sarah Lane, who has accused filmmakers of covering up her role.

"She did do every ounce of every one of her dances,” Kunis says of her co-star. “[Lane] wasn’t used for everything. It was more like a safety net. If Nat wasn’t able to do something, you’d have a safety net. The same thing that I had - I had a double as a safety net. We all did. No one ever denied it.”

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Following last night's Dancing with the Stars performance show, Carrie Ann Inaba is loving her some Chris Jericho.

Hines Ward, meanwhile, is teaching his partner some new lingo and coming through with a solid version of the Quickstep.

But did Romeo deliver the best routine of week two? Yes, according to Len Goodman. The actor/rapper joined Jericho and Ward in earning 23 points for his latest attempt. He has garnered 42 to date and will likely be around for awhile.

Check out Romeo and Chelsea Hightower in action below. Think they have a chance to go all the way?

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Simply put, Carrie Ann Inaba said last night: "I'm loving me some Chris Jericho right now."

The Dancing with the Stars judge was reacting to the WWE wrestler's version of the Quickstep, as Jericho and Cheryl Burke were one of three pairings to garner 23 points on week two.

With a total of 42 after two routines, there's a very good chance Chris and Cheryl will return to shake, grind and move some more next Monday. Think they deserve to do so? Check out their performance below:

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Tight, Quickstep, player!

Prior to performing for fans and judges on last night's Dancing with the Stars, Hines Ward taught partner Kym Johnson some slang. Did it result in what she might now refer to as a "tight" performance? Yes, according to Carrie Ann, who raved: "That was amazing. I loved it."

Watch now and see if you agree with the praise:

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At the time of her passing, Elizabeth Taylor may have possessed the most elegant jewelry collection on the planet.

So, what will happen to a set that's been valued at over $150 million? Sources tell People it will likely go to auction at Christie's in New York.

Liz Taylor

“She had the most amazing eye,” says Peter Sedghi, President/CEO of Luxury Jewels in Beverly Hills. “When you would show her stones, she would tell you the origin, if it’s good quality, bad quality, where it came from."

Taylor collected all kinds of stones, but she had a unique place in her heart for diamonds. They dated back to her life as an iconic actress.

“The studios, in order to make her happy, they’d always give her jewelry," says friend Lorraine Schwartz. "She grew up collecting it. People always gave her gifts... it was something that she learned to love.”

Among the star's most treasured items? A 69-carat Taylor-Burton diamond, purchased for over $1 million; and a 33-carat Krupp diamond, given to her by fifth husband, Richard Burton.

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The world of wizardry and the world of splitting headaches are both heading to a theater near you this summer.

On July 15, it will all come down to the final installment of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows for fans of this beloved franchise, as the Boy Wizard squares of against the Dark Lord.

On May 26, meanwhile, Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Justin Bartha and a monkey bring their escapades back to the big screen in The Hangover Part II. Check out a teaser for this sequel NOW and then compare its new movie poster with that of Harry Potter below.

Final Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Poster

Which blockbuster are you most excited for?

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After two weeks of Dancing with the Stars, The Karate Kid remains a knuckle above the competition.

Even a mediocre Jive on last night's performance show wasn't enough to knock Ralph Macchio from the top spot, as his 21-point effort, combined with last week's impressive Foxtrot, leaves him with a total of 45, good for first place on the overall leaderboard.

We'll also see Kirstie Alley next week, no doubt. She and Maksim Chmerkovskiy may have only garnered a score of 20 for their Quickstep, but they concluded the routine with an improvised kiss and left viewers buzzing. Watch below and then check out all the scores from the evening.

Ralph Macchio and Karina Smirnoff - Last night: 21. Season to date: 45
Hines Ward and Kym Johnson - Last night: 23. Season to date: 44.
Chris Jericho and Cheryl Burke - Last night: 23. Season to date: 42.
Romeo and Chelsie Hightower - Last night: 23. Season to date: 42.
Kirstie Alley and Maksim Chmerkovskiy - Last night: 20. Season to date: 43.
Kendra Wilkinson and Louis van Amstel - Last night: 19. Season to date: 37.
Petra Nemcova and Dmitry Chaplin - Last night: 18. Season to date: 36.
Chelsea Kane and Mark Ballas - Last night: 18. Season to date: 39.
Sugar Ray Leonard and Anna Trebunskaya - Last night: 17. Season to date: 34.
Wendy Williams and Tony Dovolani - Last night: 17. Season to date: 31.
Mike Catherwood and Lacey Schwimmer - Last night: 17. Season to date: 30.

Who is your season 12 favorite so far?


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