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KVPI will cover the Ville Platte 8u girls All Stars in the National Pony League Tournament

KVPI Sports will follow the Ville Platte 8u girls All Stars in the National Pony League Softball Tournament in Youngsville. The team includes:Carlee Soileau, Aubrey Vidrine, Harlie Arnaud, Gracie McCauley, Lyndsey Vallet, Emily Stagg, Kaisyln Lafleur, Victoria Chaddrick, Peyton Guillory, Lilly Fontenot, Madison Monier and Sophia Scully. Manager is Lance Vidrine and Coaches are Chad Arnaud, Nasen Soileau and Walter Mire. The team's overall record on the summer is 20-4. Best of luck to our all stars in this tournament!


Arrest has been made in fatal shooting that took place on Monday, July 28 in Ville Platte.

 

 

Teamwork and quick response has resulted in an arrest for yesterday’s homicide.

 

The Ville Platte Police Department responded to an armed robbery call on July 28, 2014 which ended in a homicide.  Upon arrival at K&T Grocery Store on West Lincoln Road, detectives learned that the female business owner had been shot multiple times and had died as a result of her injuries.

 

The Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office, the Ville Platte City Marshals’ Office and the Louisiana State Trooper working the Evangeline Parish Area and the Evangeline Parish District Attorney’s Office responded to assist in the investigation. Working from leads, evidence, witness information and informants, the suspect was identified and located attempting to leave the area.  Coushatta Police and the Allen Parish Sheriff’s Office  assisted in locating the suspect and the arrest. The Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office placed the suspect under arrest at approximately 2:30 a.m. July 29, 2014.  

 

With the joint efforts of these agencies was a valuable tool in solving this case quickly and he appreciates those who stepped up and worked alongside the detectives and officers of the Ville Platte Police Department.  “Without being asked these agencies showed up and jumped in to gather information as quickly as possible and help solve this case.”  “Their assistance is greatly appreciated.”

 

 

Arrested was Samuel Anderson, 30 of Laran Street, Ville Platte.  Anderson was booked into the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office Jail on charges of armed robbery and first degree murder.  Anderson is currently being held without bond.


Two Non-Blonde's Cafe Weekday Mornings 9-12 Noon

Be sure to tune in to the all new "Two Non-Blonde's Cafe" Monday through Thursday from 9-12 noon on Classic Hits 92.5 KVPI with Jenn and Steph.


KVPI Sports is covering the Mamou 8 Year old All Stars in the State Dixie Youth Tournament

KVPI Sports will be in Pineville covering the Mamou 8 Year Old in the State Dixie Youth Pitching Machine Tournament. Best of luck to our All Stars!


KVPI Sports will cover the Ville Platte Super Ten's in District Tournament Play


James Dupre Visits KVPI Studios

Country Entertainer James Dupre visited KVPI studios today just before his performance at the 2014 Smoked Meat Festival. He was interviewed by our own Stephanie Ware.


Ugliest Tie Father's Day Contest

 

Congratulations to our winners: Grand Prize-Mike Cloud, winner of the $400 recliner from Cester Youngs Furniture; Second Place-Junior Perrodin, winner of a $100 gift certificate from Ace Hardware and Third Place- Ernest Anderson, winner of the $50 gift certificate from Ace Hardware. Happy Father's Day from Classic Hits 92.5!!


KVPI-FM Named 2014 Radio Station of the Year

 

    The Louisiana Association of Broadcasters awarded KVPI-FM the prestigious “Radio Station of the Year” award on Wednesday during their Prestige Awards luncheon held in Baton Rouge. KVPI-FM, Oldies 92.5, was recognized for its dedication to community service programming to Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish and all of South Central Louisiana.

     In 2013, KVPI-FM aired 53 “Let’s Talk about It” community service interview shows of 15 minutes or more. The shows ranged from the 4-H Livestock Show with County Agent Todd Fontenot in January to a special interview show featuring local ministers airing on Christmas Day.

     KVPI-FM was involved with many community events in 2013. Among the live remotes we covered include: 4-H Livestock Show in January, Swamp Pop Museum and the Mamou Mardi Gras in February; Boggy Bayou Festival, Autism Walk and the Folk Roots Festival in April; Election Returns and Senior Day remote in May; Live all day radio auction for Dixie Youth, Smoked Meat Festival  and the French Showcase in Chataignier in June; Mamou Cajun Music Festival in September; Cotton Festival, High School Career Day and the St. Edmunds Radio Auction in October; Swine Festival in Basile in November and the Food for Families Food Drive in December.

    The Louisiana Association of Broadcasters also noted that KVPI-FM continues its tradition of local Cajun French language programming including local newscasts, La Tasse De Café live call-in shows and the Tradio program all conducted in French.

    KVPI-FM continues to promote and support our unique form of South Louisiana rock and roll known as “Swamp Pop”. We program Swamp Pop music all day on Fridays. Every year, we co-sponsor a Swamp Pop dance for the benefit of the Louisiana Swamp Pop museum located in Ville Platte.

    During 2013, KVPI Sports was very busy covering local sports. We covered more than 175 local sporting events in 2013 including high school football, basketball, baseball and softball, LSU Eunice basketball, baseball and softball along with Dixie Youth baseball and Pony softball. Our coverage also included LSU football, baseball and basketball. Travel wise, KVPI-FM was again all over the state and the country. We followed the LSU Eunice softball team to Mississippi and Texas, LSU Eunice baseball team to Oklahoma and the Mamou and Ville Platte Pony softball teams to Texas. KVPI-FM followed the Fairview Lady Panthers basketball team to the state tournament where they won another state championship

 

  • The Who's Townshend and Daltrey Working on British TV Series Focusing on 1960s London Music Scene

    Ross Halfin/Universal MusicThe Who's Pete Townsend and Roger Daltrey are collaborating with Simon West, director of such action/adventure flicks as Con Air and The Expendables 2, on a new U.K. television series that will focus on the London music scene during the mid-1960s.  British magazine Broadcast reports that the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers will oversee the music and also will have input on the script for the show, whose working title is Mods and Rockers.

    Townshend, Daltrey and West will serve as co-producers on the program, as will longtime Who manager Bill Curbishley.  The setting of the series apparently will be the same as that of the film adaptation of the band's classic 1973 rock opera Quadrophenia.

    "We're not remaking Quadrophenia but it's that kind of world," West tells Broadcast.  "It will also cover the rockers side of the story and spills out into the wider world of swinging '60s London, taking in gangsters, music and fashion.  The two tribes will be at the heart of it."

    The director is planning for the series to feature eight one-hour episodes and says the show is drawing the interest of multiple networks and production companies.

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  • Bon Jovi's Rumored Bid to Buy the Buffalo Bills Angers City's Residents

    AEG LiveJon Bon Jovi has a lot of adoring fans all across the country, but not many of them live in Buffalo nowadays.  Fans of the Buffalo Bills football franchise are fuming over the possibility the singer may buy the team and move it north of the border.

    The team has been up for sale ever since owner Ralph Wilson passed away at age of 95 back in March.

    Bon Jovi, a founding owner of the Arena Football League’s Philadelphia Soul, has reportedly been interested in owning an NFL team for a long time and is friendly with a number of NFL owners. New York magazine reports Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and John Mara, the owner of the rocker's beloved New York Giants, have all endorsed him for NFL ownership.

    In June, Bon Jovi was reportedly seen having lunch with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in Manhattan.

    According to New York magazine, Bon Jovi is unable to meet the team's likely selling price of $1 billion, so he's teamed up with a group in Toronto that also owns the Maple Leafs, Raptors and the Air Canada Centre, where Bon Jovi has played 19 concerts since 2000.

    Former Bills receiver Andre Reed, who will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend, told the magazine how he feels about Bon Jovi possibly buying the team and moving it to Canada.  “Man, f**k Bon Jovi,” Reed exclaimed. “You might as well just take this city, throw it in the river, and let it go down Niagara Falls.”

    Several fans have formed a group called Bills Fan Thunder to spearhead a Bon Jovi boycott.  Many Buffalo bars, restaurants and radio stations have now declared themselves “Bon Jovi–free zones.”  Charles Pellien, one of the group's founders, tells New York magazine, “We had a band last weekend that was playing Bon Jovi at a bar, and people were booing and throwing our posters at them."  Pellien adds, “The bar’s jukebox had 28 Bon Jovi songs, but no one played them.”

    Matt Sabuda and Brian Cinelli, are co-founders of a second fan group, the Buffalo Fan Alliance.  They're developing a plan to raise money that would be used as a loan to a buyer who would keep the Bills in Buffalo.

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  • The Eagles' Don Henley to Present Robert Redford with Environmental Honor at Boston Benefit Event

    Jmaes Glader; Marc HomDon Henley will present actor/director Robert Redford with a special honor recognizing his support for environmental causes during an intimate benefit concert The Eagles are playing on September 16 in Boston.  Redford will receive the Walden Woods Project's 2014 Global Environmental Leadership Award, which acknowledges a person or organization that demonstrates "represents vision, creativity, dedication and sacrifice in addressing global environmental challenges."

    The show will take place at Boston's Citi Performing Arts Center/Wang Theatre, and will raise money for the Walden Woods Project.  That's the organization Henley founded in 1990 to oversee the protection of the Walden Pond area in Concord, Massachusetts, made famous by 19th century author Henry David Thoreau.  The charity also supports various environmental initiatives that are in line with Thoreau's naturalist beliefs.

    "Bob Redford was an environmentalist long before the well-being of our natural resources became an international concern," says Henley in a statement.  "Whether he is defending the integrity of the public lands we leave as our legacy to future generations; whether he is lobbying Congress for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, fighting for the protection of the dwindling herds of America's iconic wild mustangs or advocating for measures to curb climate change, he puts the full measure of his time and talent, and the force of his convictions, behind all the compelling environmental causes he supports."

    Tickets for the benefit event go on sale this Monday, August 4, at 10 a.m. ET at CitiCenter.org, Ticketmaster.com and by phone at 800-745-3000.  Tickets also can be purchased in person at the Wang Theatre Box Office starting this Tuesday at 12 p.m. ET.

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  • Ex-Alice Cooper and Lou Reed Guitarist Dick Wagner Dead at 71

    Image Courtesy of Dick WagnerDick Wagner, the virtuoso rock guitarist known for his work with Alice Cooper and Lou Reed, passed away on Wednesday morning in Scottsdale, Arizona, at the age of 71.  The Detroit Free Press reports that Wagner died of respiratory failure at Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center, after spending two weeks in the facility's intensive care unit following heart surgery.

    Wagner played on many of Cooper's albums during the 1970s and '80s, and co-wrote many of the shock rocker's songs, including such well-known tunes as "Only Woman Bleed," "I Never Cry" and "You and Me."  In addition, he lent his guitar talents to Reed's acclaimed albums Berlin and Rock 'n' Roll Animal, and also worked with such other stars as Aerosmith, KISS, Peter Gabriel, Daryl Hall & John Oates and Rod Stewart.

    Dick battled a number of health issues in recent years.  In 2007, he suffered a heart attack and a stroke.  Then, in 2011 he was diagnosed with NPH, or normal pressure hydrocephalus, a condition caused by a build-up of spinal fluid in the brain that left him partially paralyzed.  The condition was successfully treated with a shunt in his brain, and Wagner was able to return to music again during the last few years.

    Wagner wrote a well-received autobiography in 2012 titled Not Only Women Bleed: Vignettes from the Heart of a Rock Musician, and last year he wrote and produced a star-studded benefit single titled "If I Had the Time (I Could Change the World)" that raised money for the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.  He also remained active as a producer, songwriter and recording artist in conjunction with a multi-faceted music company he co-founded called Desert Dreams Records.

    Wagner's family and Desert Dreams Records posted a message paying homage to the rocker on his official website that reads, "Dick had a huge heart, which is perhaps why it gave him so much trouble, it was simply too full of love, of music and life.  His creativity and passion will live on forever in the legacy he has left for us, in his music and his words."

    The tribute continues, "He was a fighter, but in the end his body couldn't keep up with his spirit, and so he lays to rest.  Dick said in 2013, 'Love is in the air. Breathe deep.'  Take Dick's advice into your own hearts, and notice all of the beauty in the world, even when it seems cruel and unfair."

    Wagner's manager and business partner Suzy Michaelson tells the Detroit Free Press that a memorial event for Dick will be organized in Michigan, where he grew up.

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  • Robert Plant "Disappointed and Baffled" by Jimmy Page's Critical Remarks

    York Tillyer; Ross HalfinLed Zeppelin fans know by now that chances of the surviving band members playing together again have seemed pretty slim lately, so they likely won't be surprised by Robert Plant's latest comments about the matter.  In a new interview with U.K. magazine Uncut, the singer addressed remarks guitarist Jimmy Page made to The New York Times in May expressing frustration that Plant didn't want to take part in a new Zeppelin reunion.

    "I feel for the guy," the famed frontman declared.  "He knows he's got the headlines if he wants them.  But I don't know what he's trying to do.  So I feel slightly disappointed and baffled."

    Plant also revealed that he actually reached out to Page "a couple of years ago" and offered to collaborate with him, but was rebuffed.

    "I said [to Jimmy], 'If you've got anything acoustic, let me know.  I'll give it a whirl," he recalled.  "It was hands across the water.  But he walked away.  Just walked away."

    As for a new full-fledged Led Zeppelin project, however, Plant said, "[W]e couldn't do anything proper.  The weight of expectation is too great."

    In the New York Times article, Page referred to a 2013 comment Plant made that appeared to suggest he was open to another Led Zeppelin reunion.  "I was told last year that Robert Plant said he is doing nothing in 2014, and what do the other two guys think?  Well, he knows what the other guys think.  Everyone would love to play more concerts for the band," said Jimmy, adding, "He's just playing games, and I'm fed up with it."

    Plant initially responded to Page's comments during a media event prior to a performance with his current band, The Sensational Space Shifters, at Morocco's Mawazine Festival.  "I think he needs to go to sleep and have a good rest, and think again," said Robert.  "We have a great history together and like all brothers we have these moments where we don't speak on the same page but that's life."

    Plant's new solo album with the Space Shifters, Lullaby and…the Ceaseless Roar, will be released on September 9.

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  • Santana's "Coraz√≥n" Album Certified "U.S. Latin Double-Platinum"; Band Adds Fall Dates to Tour

    RCA/Sony Latin IberiaCorazón, Santana's first-ever Latin album, is a big success.  The record, which was released in May, has just been certified U.S. Latin double-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for sales of 120,000 in this country.

    The album features legendary guitarist Carlos Santana collaborating with a variety of special guests, including Gloria Estefan, Ziggy Marley, R&B singer Miguel, rap star Pitbull, jazz great Wayne Shorter, award-winning Colombian rocker Juanes and more. Corazón, currently is #4 on Billboard's Latin Albums chart, and has spent six weeks at the top of the tally since its release.

    Santana recently added a series of North American fall tour dates in support of Corazón, running from a September 25 concert in Albuquerque, New Mexico, through an October 12 performance in Verona, New York.  The band currently is in the middle of a summer trek that includes joint shows with Rod Stewart and headlining dates promoting the album.

    Here are all of Santana's upcoming tour dates; Corazón Tour shows unless noted:

    7/29 -- Salt Lake City, UT, Red Butte Garden
    *7/31 -- Eugene, OR, Matthew Knight Arena
    8/1 -- Auburn, WA, White River Amphitheatre
    *8/2 -- Vancouver, Canada, Rogers Arena
    *8/4 -- Calgary, Canada, Scotiabank Saddledome
    *8/5 -- Edmonton, Canada, Rexall Place
    *8/8 -- Winnipeg, Canada, MTS Centre
    *8/10 -- St. Paul, MN, Xcel Energy Center
    *8/12 -- Englewood, CO, Fiddler's Green
    *8/14 -- Kansas City, MO, Sprint Center
    8/15 -- New Buffalo, MI, Four Winds Casino - Silver Creek Event Center
    *8/16 -- Rosemont, IL, Allstate Arena
    *8/19 -- Washington, DC, Verizon Center
    *8/20 -- Wantagh, NY, Nikon at Jones Beach Amphitheatre
    9/25 -- Albuquerque, NM, Sandia Casino
    9/27 -- Austin, TX, ACL Live Theatre
    9/28 -- Midland, TX, Wagner-Noel PAC
    9/30 -- San Antonio, TX, Tobin Center for Performing Arts
    10/1 -- Houston, TX, Bayou Music Center
    10/3 -- Tulsa, OK, Brady Theater
    10/4 -- Thackerville, OK, WinStar World Casino and Resort
    10/5 -- Rogers, AR, Walmart Amphitheatre
    10/7 -- Peoria, IL, Peoria Civic Center Theatre
    10/8 -- Milwaukee, WI, Riverside Theatre
    10/11 -- Niagara Falls, NY, Seneca Niagara Casino Events Center
    10/12 -- Verona, NY, Turning Stone Resort & Casino Event Center

    * = with Rod Stewart.

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  • Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers to Debut "Hypnotic Eye" Songs on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Thursday

    Image Courtesy of Mary Ellen MatthewsTom Petty & the Heartbreakers will celebrate the release this week of their new album, Hypnotic Eye, when they pay a visit to ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Thursday night.  The band's appearance will feature the debut live performance of some songs from the album, which hit stores on Tuesday.

    In addition, Petty & the Heartbreakers will chat with Jimmy Kimmel during the program.  The group will launch a North American tour in support of Hypnotic Eye this Sunday in San Diego.  The trek is plotted out through an October 10 gig in Los Angeles.

    Jimmy Kimmel Live! airs weeknights at 11:35 p.m. ET/10:35 p.m. CT.

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  • The E Street Band's Steven Van Zandt Says He's Helping Darlene Love Record Star-Studded Solo Album

    Gurtman and Murtha Artist Management; NBC Photo/Heidi GutmanThe E Street Band's Steven Van Zandt has revealed that he's overseeing a new album by famed 1960s pop/soul singer Darlene Love.  During a red-carpet event in New York City this Monday, Van Zandt told Rolling Stone that he first promised Love he'd make a record with her about thirty years ago, so he's excited about finally getting the project off the ground.

    Little Steven reported that he and Elvis Costello are both writing songs for the album, and said he also has talked to his band mate Bruce Springsteen about contributing a tune.  In addition, Van Zandt told Rolling Stone that he's contacted some of the best-known pop composers of the '60s -- including Carole King, the team of Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, and Mike Stoller of Lieber and Stoller fame -- about lending their talents to the record.

    "Everybody I know that is a great songwriter, I'm talking to," said Steven.  "We're hoping to have an all-star album for Darlene, which she deserves."

    He added that he's planning to work on the project in his own studio and hopes to have it completed "in time for Christmas" or by "the first of the [new] year."

    Love probably is best known for being one of the key voices behind Phil Spector's Wall of Sound hits, including her solo holiday classic "Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home)" and The Crystals' "He's a Rebel" and "He's Sure the Boy I Love."  She also was one of the stars profiled in last year's Oscar-winning documentary about backup singers, Twenty Feet from Stardom.  Darlene was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2011.

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  • Roger Daltrey Sings with Joan Jett at Teen Cancer America Benefit Show in Philadelphia

    Teresa Aguilar/AEG LiveThe Who's Roger Daltrey played a rocking concert at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia on Monday night that raised money for the Teen Cancer America charity he co-founded with band mate Pete Townshend.  The event included a very special onstage collaboration, as Joan Jett, who opened the show with her group The Blackhearts, joined Daltrey during his encore for a rendition of the Eddie Cochrane classic "Summertime Blues."

    Roger's set was made up mostly of well-known Who songs, including "Behind Blue Eyes," "Pinball Wizard," "Squeeze Box," "You Better You Bet," "Who Are You" and "Baba O'Riley," although he did close out the show with a rendition of his 1980 solo hit "Without Your Love."  In addition, Who touring guitarist Simon Townshend, Pete's brother, took over vocals on the band's Who's Next gem "Going Mobile."  Fan-filmed video of Daltrey's performance with Jett can be viewed now on YouTube.

    The benefit specifically raised funds for The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, which in conjunction with Teen Cancer America is building a unit geared toward the needs of teenagers and young adults fighting cancer.  Teen Cancer America executive Howard Jaffe told ABC News Radio that the sold-out event helped the organization reach its goal of $250,000 for the facility.  In addition, Jaffe revealed that Jett, a native of the Philadelphia area, donated all of the proceeds brought in by sales of her merchandise at the concert to the cause.

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  • Heart Extends U.S. Tour Itinerary into November

    Image Courtesy of Norman SeeffHeart currently is playing a run of late-summer U.S. concert in the Midwest and Northeast that winds down on August 13 in Kettering, Ohio, but the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers have extended their 2014 itinerary well into the fall.  The Wilson sisters and their band will launch a West Coast tour that's mapped out from a September 13 concert in Saratoga, California, through a September 26 show in Pomona, California.

    That outing also will make stops in a couple of other California cities, as well as in Oregon and Washington.  In addition, Heart has a few shows lined up in October and November in Arizona, Texas, Kansas and Florida.

    As previously reported, Heart also will headline the inaugural Grammy Festival at Sea: Women Who Rock event, which sets sail from Miami on November 4 and visits Grand Bahama Island and Nassau in The Bahamas before returning to port on November 8.  The nautical musical extravaganza, which celebrates Grammy-winning and -nominated female artists, also will include performances by Emmylou Harris, The Indigo Girls, Joan Osbourne, Shawn Colvin, Estelle and Skylar Grey.

    Here is Heart's complete list of upcoming tour dates, according to the band's official website:

    7/29 -- Vienna, VA, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts
    7/30 -- Columbus, OH, Ohio State Fair
    8/1 -- Anderson, IN, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino
    8/2 -- New Buffalo, MI, Four Winds Casino & Resort
    8/3 -- Highland Park, IL, Ravinia Festival
    8/5 -- Lewiston, NY, Artpark
    8/6 -- Watertown, NY, Watertown Fairgrounds Arena
    8/8 -- Red Bank, NJ, Count Basie Theatre
    8/9 -- Baltimore, MD, Pier Six Pavilion
    8/11 -- Morristown, NJ, Mayo Performing Arts Center
    8/13 -- Kettering, OH, Fraze Pavilion for the Performing Arts
    9/16 -- Saratoga, CA, The Mountain Winery
    9/18 -- Seattle, WA, The Showbox (Market)
    9/20 -- Troutdale, OR, Edgefield
    9/22 -- Bend, OR, Les Schwab Amphitheater
    9/23 -- Jackson, CA, Jackson Rancheria Casino Hotel
    9/25 -- Santa Rosa, CA, Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
    9/26 -- Pomona, CA, Los Angeles County Fair
    10/18 -- Scottsdale, AZ, Go AZ Motorcycle Racetrack - Bob's Biker Blast
    10/21 -- Midland, TX, Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center
    10/24 -- Salina, KS, Stiefel Theatre for the Performing Arts
    11/4-8 -- Miami, FL, Grammy Festival at Sea: Women Who Rock
    11/11 -- Clearwater, FL, Ruth Eckerd Hall

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  • KHLOE AND KIM KARDASHIAN FIGHT BACK AGAINST ADRIENNE BAILON

    Khloe and Kim Kardashian aren't just going to sit back and let a Cheetah Girl talk badly about their brother. The reality stars took to Twitter to defend Rob Kardashian's honor after news broke of Adrienne Bailon's interview in the new issue of Latina magazine.

    Adrienne, who dated Rob from 2007 to 2009, told the magazine, "To be stuck with that Kardashian label, that was so hurtful to me and to my career. I probably realized that too late -- not that it would've affected my decisions in terms of who I dated, but it would've affected my decision to appear on the show. To this day, people will still say, 'You ruined Rob's life!' and I'll think, 'Damn, I was still playing with Barbie dolls when I met him.' It's common knowledge that he cheated on me. It always bothered me that people were like, 'Pero, why couldn't you forgive him?' Why are women always the ones who have to forgive? If you cheated on a man, he would be like, 'You're disgusting, and I want nothing to do with you.' But women, we're supposed to be like, 'He messed up. He made a mistake.' In my situation, it wasn't like, 'Oh my God! I made a mistake!' He strategically planned things out so that he could cheat on me, and that to me was so disloyal."

    • Kim took to Twitter on Tuesday (July 29th) to write, "Funny how she says being with a Kardashian hurt her career yet the only reason she has this article is bc she is talking about a Kardashian. #LetItGoooooLetItGoooooo (FROZEN VOICE)" She added, "So sad when people try to kick my brother when he is down #FamilyForever."
    • Khloe retweeted Kim's post as well as a fan who wrote, "Adrienne has a lot of nerve to talk s*** about Rob when he is obviously dealing with s***." The 30-year-old responded, "Thought her and I were cool SMH." Another follower asked if Kim was throwing shade at Adrienne to which Khloe answered, "Don't think it was a secret. For sure. Don't kick my brother while he's down."
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  • CHLOE GRACE MORETZ DOESN'T WANT RELATIONSHIPS TO DEFINE HER

    Chloe Grace Moretz has way too much planned for her life than to be worried about relationships. The Carrie star appears in the new issue of FLARE magazine where she reveals why finding "the one" will never be a huge priority for her.

    Chloe explains, "It's a tough age to fall in love: people change so quickly. I don't want to have to feel like I have to watch my step, 'cause I'm 17 and I shouldn't have to." The teen reveals that she offers the same advice to her friends saying, "I'm like, Dude, you're wasting away your entire high-school years, and now you're going to waste away your college years. You're going to spend your entire life in a relationship and then you're going to get married...and then you're dead!" She adds, "So you lived your life in a relationship! That's not my style."

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  • INDUSTRY NEWS

    PRODUCTION DELAYED ON 'BIG BANG THEORY' OVER SALARY DISPUTES: Production on the eighth season of The Big Bang Theory has been pushed because of ongoing salary negotiations with the show's main stars. Warner Bros TV issued a statement on Wednesday (July 30th) saying, "Due to ongoing contract negotiations, production on The Big Bang Theory -- which was originally scheduled to begin today -- has been postponed." Deadline is reporting that both sides are close to making a deal. Melissa Rauch and Mayim Bialik are the only two actors on the show who have ironed out their deals so far to appear on the show going forward.

    ALLISON WILLIAMS IS GOING TO BE PETER PAN: NBC has booked Girls actress Allison Williams as Peter Pan for their upcoming holiday special, Peter Pan Live. Christopher Walken has already been announced as Captain Hook. The network released a statement saying, "We couldn't be happier that Allison Williams is our Peter Pan. She's a lovely rising star on the award-winning show Girls -- where she occasionally shows off her incredible vocal talent -- and we think she will bring the perfect blend of 'boyish' vulnerability and bravado to save the day against Christopher Walken's powerful Captain Hook. What's been hard is we've actually had several women who wanted to do it but they're either busy or can't fit it in to their schedules. Because I need that person from Aug. 5 to Dec. 5. And so that knocks out the Kristen Bells of the world, who is someone I talked to about doing it. But she's doing House of Lies."

    TNT RENEWS 'COLD JUSTICE': TNT has announced plans to bring back Dick Wolf's Cold Justice for another season. A new batch of 10 episodes will debut on the network in 2015. The show has reportedly raked in better numbers in its second season after a move to Friday nights in the summer. The network already announced the renewal of their other summer dramas -- The Last Ship, Major Crimes, and Falling Skies.

    BILLY BOB THORNTON REVEALS DREAM ROLE: Emmy nominee Billy Bob Thornton is glad he decided to work in television on FX's Fargo. When asked by E! News earlier this week what other shows he'd be interested in appearing on, Billy replied, "I have nothing to complain about. Hopefully, another one that good will come along. Saved by the Bell is not on anymore, so I think I missed my chance. There's so much good stuff on TV. Maybe I can play what's his name? Hoder on Games of Thrones, the guy who only says, 'Hoder.' Maybe I could be his cousin or something, his long lost cousin."

    'NASHVILLE' NABS LAURA BENANTI: ABC's Nashville has booked Tony winner Laura Benanti for a guest starring gig on the upcoming season. Laura will be in a multi-episode arc playing Sadie Stone -- an up-and-coming country star who befriends Connie Britton's character, Rayna. Laura's most recent TV work was a role in NBC's The Sound of Music Live!.

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  • ROBERT PATTINSON'S SISTER IS ON UK'S 'X FACTOR'

    Robert Pattinson may have to make room in the spotlight for his older sister. Lizzy Pattinson is getting her shot at fame after auditioning for the UK version of The X Factor.

    The Mirror is reporting that the 31-year-old made it passed the first round of auditions in front of judges Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh, Cheryl Cole, and Mel B. A source revealed, "She blew them away with her husky, soulful vocals. She's different to usual X Factor contestants -- she really stands out. She could go all the way."

    • Another insider claims that Lizzy reportedly chose not to disclose her relationship to the Twilight star on the show because she didn't want to be labeled 'Rob's sister.'

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  • CELEBRITY GOSSIP

    DREW BARRYMORE RESPONDS TO HALF-SISTER'S DEATH: Drew Barrymore has issued a statement following the death of her half-sister, Jessica Barrymore, who was found dead in a car in front of a residence in San Diego, California on Tuesday (July 29th.) Drew said, "Although I only met her briefly, I wish her and her loved ones as much peace as possible and I'm so incredibly sorry for their loss." Firefighters found the 47-year-old's body but a cause of death has not yet been determined. Jessica was the daughter of actor John Barrymore.

    KELSEY GRAMMER FORGIVES HIS SISTER'S MURDERER: Kelsey Grammer testified in the parole hearing of Freddie Glenn -- the man responsible for murdering his sister, Karen Elisa Grammer, back in 1975 in Colorado Springs. The Frasier star said via video conference, "I miss her all the time. I accept that you live with remorse. But I live with tragedy every day. I accept your apology. I forgive you. However, I cannot give your release my endorsement. To give that a blessing would be a betrayal of my sister's life." According to Gossip Cop, Glenn's request was denied and is allowed to reapply in three years.

    MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY HAS LEARNED TO BRUSH OFF HIS HATERS: Dancing With the Stars pro, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, has learned not to concern himself with the reputation he has gotten in the entertainment industry. He recently chatted about the tabloid rumors about him to Gossip Cop saying, "I don't care, honestly. Up until about a year and a half ago, everything bothered me. All the little things that I read about myself. I've literally developed a thick skin. Now I completely tune out. I don't notice, I don't read into things, I don't get offended, I don't get upset -- you can literally say anything you want. You can't hurt me with words because I welcome freedom of speech, given where I come from." He added, "So that's why, to everyone out there, who thinks of me anything they think of me -- you're welcome. Congratulations. And use this. This whole freedom of speech thing is a blessing in this country. I can't be offended."

    BRIAN SINGER ACCUSER LOSES HIS LAWYER: The man accusing director Bryan Singer of sexual abuse has lost his lawyer after refusing to sign a $100,000 settlement. Buzzfeed is reporting that all parties involved agreed to the settlement back in June but the accuser, Michael Egan, changed his mind at the last minute. He told the website, "This exact kind of take-it-and-shut-up deal is why I decided to stand up in the first place. Being silenced goes completely against what I believe in and offers no protection for other vulnerable children."

    JUDGE ORDERS ARREST OF COLUMBUS SHORT: Columbus Short's failure to appear in court on Wednesday (July 30th) morning has resulted in the judge issuing a bench warrant for his arrest. He was scheduled to appear in court to face the domestic violence charges filed by his wife who is seeking more protection from him. According to TMZ, Columbus was also a no-show in court the prior day until the judge threatened to issue a warrant which is when he turned up.

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  • MIRANDA KERR DENIES THAT SHE HOOKED UP WITH JUSTIN BIEBER

    Despite being the cause of a fight that broke out between her Orlando Bloom and Justin Bieber, Miranda Kerr denies that she did anything with the pop star after the 2012 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Sources tell TMZ that the model even had her lawyer issue a response letter at the time of the rumors.

    The letter allegedly referred to the claims as "false and defamatory." Orlando and Miranda ended their relationship the next year.
    Witnesses say Justin was reportedly bragging a bit while talking about Kerr which obviously did not sit well with the Lord of the Rings star which led to their scuffle on Tuesday night (July 29th.)

    • Miranda has not addressed the drama but she did post a photo on Wednesday (July 30th) of herself walking with her son, Flynn, whom she shares with Orlando

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  • REPORT: CHELSEA HANDLER IS BUILDING A NEW CLIQUE IN HOLLYWOOD

    Chelsea Handler's recent trip to Wyoming to celebrate Sandra Bullock's 50th birthday may be part of a larger plan the comedian has been hatching lately. According to Us Weekly, the talk show host is reportedly building a new clique in Hollywood comprised of some of the most powerful women in the business.

    Sources tell the magazine that Sandra fits right into the crew which also includes Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, and Gwyneth Paltrow.

    • It was previously reported that Bullock and Aniston supposedly became fast friends after chatting it up at a dinner hosted by Paltrow.
    • Chelsea is about to finish her run hosting Chelsea Lately on E! before jumping ship to Netflix for a new talk show.

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