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Lady Gaga’s ‘Aura’ Heard on ‘Machete Kills’ Trailer

The pop superstar’s new song is a fitting accompaniment for the action-packed new trailerof the movie.After gifting her Little Monsters with her “ARTPOP” lead track “Applause”, Lady GaGa is gearing up for the release of follow-up single “Aura”. Following the demo version and live version of the song, its official audio or more accurately, around a minute of it, debuted in the latest trailer of the upcoming Robert Rodriguez-directed flick “Machete Kills” which stars the flamboyant artist as glamorous baddie La Chameleon.

The latest trailer for the October 11-due movie that premiered on Friday, October 4, shows GaGa in her yellow gold wig and fur coat. The action-packed scenes feature Danny Trejo, Michelle Rodriguez, Sofia Vergara, Amber Heard, Carlos Estevez (a.k.a. Charlie Sheen), Antonio Banderas, Jessica Alba, Cuba Gooding Jr.and Mel Gibson.

In “Aura”, Mother Monster asks, “Do you want to see the girl that lives behind the aura?…Do you wanna peek underneath the cover?” as footage from the film plays out. A special “Machete Kills”-themed lyric video featuring the completesong, a dance track full of beats and synths, is set to premiere next week, on Tuesday, October 8.

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Charlie Sheen Hunts For the Loch Ness Monster

Charlie Sheen indulged his inner explorer when he headed to Scotland last week to hunt for the mythical Loch Ness Monster.

The former Two and a Half Men star traveled to Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands last week with a group of friends on a mission to find the beast, nicknamed Nessie.

The actor stayed at Aldourie Castle on the shores of the loch during his trip, but failed to catch a glimpse of the fabled creature during his stay, however, he did have his picture taken with a wooden sculpture of Nessie.

Sheen took a private jet home to the U.S. on Saturday and he climbed on board the plane to the sounds of a former Scots Guard playing traditional Scottish tunes on the bagpipes.

Two and a Half Men’s Holland Taylor: ‘I’ve Suffered Depression’: A Parade Magazine Exclusive

Two and a Half Men’s Holland Taylor has gone back to her theater roots with her one-woman play Ann, which has earned her a Tony nomination. In a candid interview with Parade.com, Taylor opened up about her struggle with depression, why the late Ann Richards would have thought Angelina Jolie was “the bomb,” how former costar Charlie Sheen’s Hollywood upbringing shaped his life, and more.

Here are the highlights:

You often play strong, buoyant, confident women, like Judge Kittelson on The Practice or Gov. Ann Richards in your play. You seem very self-confident, never self-doubting.
“Well, I’ve suffered depression. From my early 40s into my mid-50s.”

How bad was it?
“Bad enough for me to entertain the idea of going into a hospital. I actually wasn’t a danger to myself, but I really sometimes wondered how I could get out of the house to go get food. I was on antidepressants for over 15 years, with very intermittent counseling. It was a very dead period of my life. Antidepressants take away the lows but they also reduce the highs. And for me, over a long period of time, they didn’t really work. So I quit taking them, and my life has been afire since then.”

Ann Richards was transparent about the things she wanted to share, like Angelina Jolie was in opening up about her double mastectomy.
“I think what Angelina Jolie is doing is right up Ann Richards’ street. I was dazzled by it, and I thought it was a wonderful sharing, and just fantastically wonderful for thousands of people who are going through that. I think the world of Angelina Jolie, and infinitely more now, because that was really a dazzling, generous effort on her part. Ann Richards would just think that was the bomb.”

What do you think of Charlie Sheen’s replacement on Two and a Half Men, Ashton Kutcher?
“He’s very charming. Very affable and smart. But I’ve hardly been exposed to him at all.”

And what about Charlie Sheen?
“Anybody who’s spent time with Charlie likes him. He’s as smart a person as you’ll ever find.”

He sometimes hasn’t behaved like he’s smart.
“He grew up with a movie star father [Martin Sheen] who was gallivanting around the world. [Today] Martin is a big AA person and very public about it. But back in the day, Martin was a young, crazy, brilliant talent—always gone, always traveling, sometimes bringing his kids along. It was just a madhouse way [for Charlie] to grow up. And then Charlie himself was a teenage movie star with hundreds of thousands of dollars in his pocket at any given moment. It sounds great to a lot of people, but it’s not that easy to mature and to have a regular life.”

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Charlie Sheen Felt ‘Held Hostage’ By Lindsay Lohan During Sitcom Filming

Charlie Sheen has confirmed rumors that suggest troubled actress Lindsay Lohan frequently arrived late to work while filming a guest spot on his TV show Anger Management.

The Mean Girls star, who recently teamed up with the 47-year old in Scary Movie 5, plays herself in an upcoming episode of Sheen’s popular sitcom, and the actor admitted he felt like a “hostage” on his own set because he had no control over her tardy behavior.

Recent reports suggested Lohan was often late to set and attempted to walk away with pricey jewelery from the shoot, and on Wednesday Sheen addressed the tabloid gossip during an appearance on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno.

When asked whether it was true Lohan was late to work, Sheen quipped, “Not on day one… Day one, she was fabulous. She was on time; she knew her lines, hit every mark, made us look off our game… Then we had to deal with day two. It was as though she had us held hostage because she gave us half a show.”

Sheen also explained the star once showed up over two hours late after complaining of an earache: “She was really not feeling well. We worked around it. She was late, what can I say? But she got to the shoot prepared with an excuse.”

Host Leno then wondered whether any props went missing after Lohan appeared on the program, and the actor responded, “She borrowed some stuff and was told she had to pay for it and they would take it out of her check, and she said fine. That’s all it was.”

Lohan’s stint on the TV show will likely be her last acting job for the next few months – she is due to check into rehab by May 2 after pleading no contest to charges relating to a car crash in California last summer, which violated her probation on a jewelery theft charge.

Lindsay Lohan Hit With New Tax Lien

Lindsay Lohan’s money woes are stacking up after officials slapped the troubled actress with a new tax bill.

The Mean Girls star is accused of owing the state of California $56,717 in unpaid income taxes from 2011, reports TMZ.com.

Lohan was recently able to clear her 2009 tax debt after her Scary Movie 5 co-star Charlie Sheen handed her a check for $100,000, but she still owes the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) $140,203 for federal income taxes stemming from 2010.

In December 2012, Lohan’s publicist insisted the star was “working out” a payment deal with IRS authorities after falling behind on her taxes.

Lindsay Lohan Formally Thanks Charlie Sheen For Money

Lindsay Lohan has sent a belated thank you note to Charlie Sheen to show her gratitude for a $100,000 loan the actor reportedly gave the star to help settle her debts.

The former Two and a Half Men star allegedly handed the hefty sum to the 26-year-old, his co-star in the forthcoming Scary Movie 5, after discovering she owes more than $233,904 in taxes.

Sheen has not confirmed the exact amount of his generous gift, but he recently claimed the money was simply to help Lohan’s cash flow after she failed to receive payment for another project – although he was a little annoyed that theMean Girls star had yet to thank him for the favor.

He said, “She’s a very good and decent young lady that is just going through a lot. They owed her money, didn’t pay her, so I took care of it. My whole code’s about pay it forward.

“She got shorted and I found out, so I said, ‘Here.’ I’m still waiting for a text to say thank you. Anything, anything, you know?”

His comments subsequently reached Lohan, and she promptly had a bouquet of flowers sent to Sheen to apologize for the delay and show her appreciation for his act of kindness, according to TMZ.com.

The website reports Lohan was unable to personally thank him via text earlier because she had lost her phone and all of her contacts.

Lindsay Lohan Looking For Sitcom Role

Despite the scathing reviews of her performance in the Lifetime movie Liz & Dick, Lindsay Lohan is reportedly convinced that TV is the key to reviving her flagging acting career. RadarOnline.com reports Lohan is pushing her team to land her a starring role on a sitcom.

“Lindsay has asked her manager and agent to look into getting her her own television sitcom. Lindsay feels that the small screen would be a great way for her to revitalize her acting career and that a comedy would be the best bet,” an insider tells Radar.

Apparently, the sitcom idea came from former Two and a Half Men star Charlie Sheen. “Lindsay feels most comfortable doing comedy and it was Charlie Sheen that told her she should do it. Charlie told Lindsay that it was an easy way to make very good money and help her to get her movie career back on track,” the source adds. “Lindsay is loving the idea of having her own sitcom and would love to play someone in a story based on her crazy life.”

Lohan “isn’t fazed” by the criticism heaped on Liz & Dick last night. She allegedly believes jealously is the driving force behind the critics who slammed her. “She thinks everyone is insanely jealous of her, and like it or not, she was trending on Twitter last night,” adds the insider.

A Liz & Dick review on People.com complained that Lohan was “completely miscast” as the legendary Elizabeth Taylor, while Entertainment Weekly slammed Lohan’s “frozen face.” The 26-year-old actress has not commented.

Charlie Sheen: Focused and Less Crazy On New Project

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Charlie Sheen is keeping his crazy antics in 2011 and moving toward a more positive 2012.

The actor claims that he is not crazy anymore and that it was just a phase in his life.

He stated that he has even become goddess-free and is spending more time with his kids.

The new and improved Sheen says he is more mellow and much more rooted in reality.

In fact, he has decided to carry on his TV legacy with a new show called Anger Management where He’ll play an anger management counselor.

The series is based on the 2003 movie starring Adam Sandler and Jack Nicholson and is set to begin production in March.

There’s no word on who will join Sheen on his new project but he says everyone wants in on it.

Charlie Sheen’s Anger Management Headed to FX


It looks like Charlie Sheen will be back on TV next summer! FX has confirmed they picked up 10 episodes of his new sitcom Anger Management. If the show is a hit, the network will commit to 90 more episodes.

“We think that Bruce Helford, Joe Roth and Charlie Sheen have come up with a wonderful, hilarious vehicle for Charlie’s acting talents — and a character we are very much looking forward to seeing him play. ‘Two and a Half Men’ has been an outstanding component of FX’s schedule for the past 14 months, and we have every confidence that Anger Management will soon be as well,” said FX President and General Manager John Landgraf.

Anger Management is loosely based on the 2003 film of the same name. Sheen will play “a mild-mannered, non-confrontational man ordered to attend group anger management sessions led by a therapist who could probably use some anger management himself,” according to Lionsgate.

Sheen, 46, was fired from the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men in March following weeks of bizarre behavior and a public feud with show creator Chuck Lorre. His character, Charlie Harper, was killed off and replaced by internet billionaire Walden Schmidt, played by Ashton Kutcher.

Charlie Sheen and Warner Brothers Reach Settlement In $100 Million Lawsuit

Charlie Sheen’s massive lawsuit against Warner Bros. Television and ‘Two and a Half Men’ creator Chuck Lorre has been settled to all parties “mutual satisfaction,” Warner Bros. announced Monday. The studio said the terms of the settlement will remain private.
“Warner Bros. Television, Chuck Lorre and Charlie Sheen have resolved their dispute to the parties’ mutual satisfaction. The pending lawsuit and arbitration will be dismissed as to all parties. The parties have agreed to maintain confidentiality over the terms of the settlement,” the studio said in a statement.
Sheen filed the $100 million lawsuit in March following his firing from Two and a Half Men. He sought compensation for himself and the show’s crew for the eight episodes that were canceled as a result of his departure. “Defendant Chuck Lorre… believes himself to be so wealthy and powerful that he can unilaterally decide to take money away from the dedicated cast and crew of ‘Two and a Half Men’ in order to serve his own ego and self-interest, and make the star of the Series the scapegoat for Lorre’s own conduct,” Sheen claimed in court documents.
Ashton Kutcher was introduced as Sheen’s replacement on the season nine premiere of Two and a Half Men. The episode raked in 27.8 million viewers – the highest viewership ever for an episode of the show.