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Hayden Christensen Takes Over Toronto with 'American Heist'

Hayden Christensen hits the red carpet in his jacket and scarf while attending the premiere of his new movie American Heist held during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday (September 11) at the Princess of Wales Theatre in Toronto, Canada.

The 33-year-old actor was joined at the premiere by his co-star Akon, director Sarik Andreasyan, and a few of the movie’s producers.

Earlier in the day, Hayden and Akon stopped by the GUESS Portrait Studio to get some photos taken before heading to the premiere.

25+ pictures inside of Hayden Christensen promoting his new film… More Here! »

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Pete Wentz & will.i.am: Stars & Strikes Charity Event!

Pete Wentz and will.i.am hit the red carpet at the 2013 Stars and Strikes Celebrity Bowling and Poker Tournament on Wednesday (March 6) at PINZ Bowling & Entertainment Center in Studio City, Calif.

The evening, spearheaded by Julie Pilat, benefited A Place Called Home, “a safe haven in South Central Los Angeles that supports underserved inner-city youth and empowers them to take ownership of the quality and direction of their lives through programs in education, the arts, nutrition, fitness, college preparation and college scholarships.”

Akon, Hot Chelle Rae‘s Nash Overstreet and Ryan Follese, Jay Sean, Austin Mahone, Midnight Red, and The Wanted were also in attendance at the event, as well as Chris Brown, Becky G, Sammy Adams, Ariana Grande, T. Mills, and producers Dr. Luke, Benny Blanco, and JKash.

10+ pictures inside of Pete Wentz and others at the Stars and Strikes event… More Here! »

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Michael Bolton: Jack Sparrow in Emmys Performance!

Michael Bolton hits the stage at the 2011 Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday (September 18) in Los Angeles.

The 58-year-old singer reprised his role as everyone’s favorite pirate, Jack Sparrow, during a performance of Andy Samberg & The Lonely Island‘s nominated songs in the Outstanding Original Music or Lyrics category.

Andy, Maya Rudolph, and Akon also hit the stage to perform songs such as “I Just Had Sex,” “3-Way (The Golden Rule),” and “Jack Sparrow.”

None of the songs won the award as it went to Justin Timberlake for his monologue on Saturday Night Live.


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Blake Lively & Jessica Alba Just Had Sex -- SNL Digital Short!

The highlight of this weekend’s Saturday Night Live was the “I Just Had Sex” digital short.

The Akon-heavy track featured Hollywood babes Blake Lively and Jessica Alba in addition to tennis champ John McEnroe.

The chorus goes, “I just had sex and it felt so good. A woman let me put my penis inside of her.” Hilarious!

Check out The Lonely Island‘s latest work below!


SNL’s “I Just Had Sex” Digital Short

Michael Jackson: 'Hold My Hand' Video Premiere with Akon!

Check out the video for Michael Jackson‘s duet with Akon “Hold My Hand”!

The Mark Pellington-directed video was shot in California with real MJ fans as its cast.

It’s “a tribute to all that Michael stands for — life, in all its permutations … love, and its power. A video of memory, healing and joy,” Mark said on MJ‘s website.

FYI: The track is off his upcoming album, Michael, due out on Tuesday (December 14).


Michael Jackson – Hold My Hand feat. Akon

Akon: Working with Michael Jackson was 'Epic'

Michael Jackson & Akon: 'Hold My Hand' Premiere!

“Hold My Hand,” the duet between Michael Jackson and Akon, off the upcoming album Michael, has premiered!

In the song, the pair sing, “Hold my hand, baby I’ll promise that I’ll do all I can. Things will get better if you just hold my hand. Nothing can come between us if you just hold my hand.”

Last week, the first song off of Michael‘s new album, titled “Breaking News,” debuted.

Listen to the song below…


Michael Jackson & Akon: “Hold My Hand” Premiere
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