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Russell Brand to host 2012 MTV Movie Awards

CALIFORNIA (CNN) -- Russell Brand's staying busy in the aftermath of his divorce: The comedian is all set to host the 2012 MTV Movie Awards.

'Adrock' of the Beastie Boys on Adam 'MCA' Yauch's death

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS (CNN) -- The tributes and condolences have poured in since the passing of Beastie Boys member Adam "MCA" Yauch, and on Sunday night, fans heard from another one of the respected group's members, Adam "Adroc

Rihanna misses 'SNL' rehearsal, tweets Brown a birthday greeting

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS (CNN) -- Rihanna may have been too under the weather for a rehearsal, but she did make sure to send her ex some birthday love.

George Lindsey died at 83-years-old

HOLLYWOOD HOOKUP (FOX44) – George Lindsey was best known for playing the country-bumpkin mechanic "Gomer Pyle" on "The Andy Griffith Show," from 1964 to 1968.

Iconic rapper Adam Yauch of Beastie Boys dies of cancer

NATIONAL NEWS — Music icon Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys dies today at the age of 47, according to Billboard Magazine.

Robert Pattinson to star in 'Mission: Blacklist'

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS (CNN) — Robert Pattinson has reportedly lined up a job after the "Twilight" franchise ends with "Breaking Dawn - Part 2," and this time it looks like he'll tell a true story.

Wiz Khalifa busted

HOLLYWOOD HOOKUP (FOX44) – Rap star Wiz Khalifa was busted in North Carolina on Tuesday. Police say they caught him smoking weed on his tour bus.

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl to direct documentary

(CNN) -- Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl is swapping his mic for a megaphone. According to Deadline, the lead vocalist for the famed rock band will make his directorial debut on a new documentary called "Sound City."

Wiz Khalifa cited for simple possession of marijuana

(CNN) -- Wiz Khalifa found himself on the wrong side of the law in North Carolina on Tuesday night when he was cited for simple possession of marijuana, along with members of his music group and staff.

Simpson gives birth to baby girl

HOLLYWOOD HOOKUP (FOX44) – Jessica Simpson and her fiancé Eric Johnson welcomed their baby girl into the world this morning in Los Angeles. Her name is Maxwell Drew Johnson, Maxie for short.