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Hollywood's biggest celebs stepped out last night to honor this year's greatest achievements in film. There weren't too many surprises this year, other than Ellen passing out pizza to the stars and they watched the awards. Brad and Angie swiped a piece of the pie as did legendary director Martin Scorsese along with Best Supporting Actor winner Jared Leto. Lupita Nyong'o gave a touching speech as she accepted the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the Best Picture winner of the year 12 Years A Slave. Certainly deserved, actor Matthew McConaughey took home the award for Best Actor. It was the first nomination for the actor who did a brilliant transformation (as did Jared Leto) for his role in the film Dallas Buyers Club.

Here is a look at this year's big wins of the night:

Best Picture: "12 Years a Slave."

Actor: Matthew McConaughey, "Dallas Buyers Club."

Actress: Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine."

Supporting Actor: Jared Leto, "Dallas Buyers Club."

Supporting Actress: Lupita Nyong'o, "12 Years a Slave."

Directing: Alfonso Cuaron, "Gravity."

Foreign Language Film: "The Great Beauty," Italy.

Adapted Screenplay: John Ridley, "12 Years a Slave."

Original Screenplay: Spike Jonze, "Her."

Animated Feature Film: "Frozen."

Production Design: "The Great Gatsby."

Cinematography: "Gravity."

Sound Mixing: "Gravity."

Sound Editing: "Gravity."

Original Score: "Gravity," Steven Price.

Original Song: "Let It Go" from "Frozen."

Costume: "The Great Gatsby."

Makeup and Hairstyling: "Dallas Buyers Club."

Animated Short Film: "Mr. Hublot."

Documentary Feature: "20 Feet from Stardom."

Documentary (short subject): "The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life."

Film Editing: "Gravity."

Live Action Short Film: "Helium."

Visual Effects: "Gravity."


 

Philip Seymour Hoffman - One Source Talent

Hollywood and the world are mourning the loss of one of our times greatest actors, Philip Seymour Hoffman. The 46 year old actor was found dead Sunday morning in his Manhattan apartment reportedly with a needle still in his arm from an apparent drug overdose. Sources are reporting there were small bags of drugs also found near the actor which (not confirmed) is suspected of being heroin.

According to Fox News, "Investigators are trying to track down surveillance video at a bank where a man told cops he witnessed what he believed was Philip Seymour Hoffman buying drugs from two men the night before his death.

A man told police he saw the actor withdraw large amounts of cash at an ATM at a bank near Hoffman's West Village apartment at about 8pm Saturday night. He said he saw Hoffman hand over the cash and appear to purchase drugs from two men, both wearing messenger bags, who appeared to be working together." Fox New also reports that - "Hoffman's trip to the ATM at about 8pm is believed to be around the last time he was seen alive, sources said. A neighbor told FOX411 he saw Hoffman looking "grey" and "not well" earlier Saturday at about 10:30am when the actor purchased Kleenex tissues and soda, among other items at a nearby grocery store. Sources said police are looking into whether Hoffman had injected a lethal batch of heroin behind hundreds of recent deaths across the country." Last year, Hoffman admitted to struggling with drug addiction. He had been clean for more than two decades, but told TMZ last year that he had checked himself into rehab after relapsing.

The 4 time Oscar nominated actor, and one time winner, has appeared in 63 projects over the years not including his time in the theater. The actor took home the Oscar for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for his impeccable portrayal of Capote in Capote in 2005. He was nominated for Supporting Role Oscars for his roles in Charlie Wilson's War, Doubt and in 2012 for The Master. He was nominated for Golden Globe Awards for the same Supporting Roles and took home the statue for Capote as well.

The actor was such a chameleon. Whatever role Hoffman took on, he portrayed with grace, honesty and effortlessly pulled off each one. Some of the actors most memorable films include Scent of a Woman, Boogie Nights, The Big Lebowski, Magnolia, The Talent Mr. Ripley, State and Main, Almost Famous, Red Dragon, Cold Mountain, Along Came Polly, Charlie Wilson's War, The Ides of March, Moneyball, and of course The Master and Capote. Most recently he appeared in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2. It's reported that The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 2 is currently filming, which the actor was slated to appear in as well. No word yet on what will happen in the film. However, one thing is for certain. The creative community and world has lost an incredible actor, a true talent whose memory will live on in his work. We send our deepest condolences to his family and friends during this time. He leaves behind his partner of 15 years, Mimi O'Donnell and their 3 children.


 

Golden Globe Awards - One Source Talent

The first nominations for the big awards of the year are in! That's right, its time for the 71st annual Golden Globes. The 2014 ceremony will again be hosted by Amy Poehler and Tina Fey. Let's take a look at who mad this year's cut!

BEST MOTION PICTURE - DRAMA

12 Years a Slave
Captain Phillips
Gravity
Philomena
Rush

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE - DRAMA

Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine"
Sandra Bullock, "Gravity"
Judi Dench, "Philomena"
Emma Thompson, "Saving Mr. Banks"
Kate Winslet, "Labor Day"

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE - DRAMA

Chiwetel Ejiofor, "12 Years a Slave"
Idris Elba, "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom"
Tom Hanks, "Saving Mr. Banks"
Matthew McConaughey, "Dallas Buyers Club"
Robert Redford, "All Is Lost"

BEST MOTION PICTURE - COMEDY OR MUSICAL

American Hustle
Her
Lleywn
Nebraska
The Wolf Of Wall Street

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE - COMEDY OR MUSICAL

Amy Adams, "American Hustle"
Julie Delpy, "Before Midnight"
Greta Gerwig, "Frances Ha"
Julia Dreyfus, "Enough Said"
Meryl Streep, "August: Osage County"

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE - COMEDY OR MUSICAL

Christian Bale, "American Hustle"
Bruce Dern, "Nebraska"
Oscar Isaac, "Inside Llewyn Davis"
Leonardo DiCaprio, "The Wolf of Wall Street"
Joaquin Phoenix, "Her"

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

The Croods
Despicable Me 2
Frozen

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

Blue is the Warmest Color
The Great Beauty
The Hunt
The Past
The Wind Rises

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MOTION PICTURE

Sally Hawkins, "Blue Jasmine"
Jennifer Lawrience "American Hustle"
Lupita Nyong'o, "12 Years a Slave"
Julia Roberts, "August: Osage County"
June Squibb, "Nebraska"

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MOTION PICTURE

Barkhad Abdi, "Captain Phillips"
Daniel Brühl, "Rush"
Michael Fassbender, "12 Years a Slave"
Bradley Cooper, "American Hustle"
Jared Leto, "Dallas Buyers Club"

BEST DIRECTOR - MOTION PICTURE

Alfonso Cuaron, "Gravity"
Paul Greengrass, Captain Phillips"
Steve McQueen, "12 Years a Slave"
Alexander Payne, "Nebraska"
David O. Russell, "American Hustle"

BEST SCREENPLAY - MOTION PICTURE

Her - Spike Jonze
Nebraska - Bob Nelson
Philomena - Jeff Pope, Steve Coogan
12 Years A Slave - John Ridley
American Hustle - Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE - MOTION PICTURE

Alex Ebert, All Is Lost
Alex Heffes, Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom
John WIlliams, The Book Thief
Hans Zimmer, 12 Years A Slave

BEST ORIGINAL SONG - MOTION PICTURE

Atlas, Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Let It Go, Frozen
Ordinary Love, Mandela
Please Mr Kennedy, Inside Llewyn Davis
Sweeter Than Fiction, One Chance

BEST TELEVISION SERIES - DRAMA

Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
The Good Wife
House Of Cards
Masters Of Sex

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES - DRAMA

Julianna Nargulies, The Good Wife
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
Taylor Schilling, Orange Is The New Black
Kerry Washington, Scandal
Robin Wright, House Of Cards

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES - DRAMA

Bryan Cranston, "Breaking Bad"
Liev Schreiber, "Ray Donovan"
Michael Sheen, "Masters of Sex"
Kevin Spacey, "House of Cards"
James Spader, "The Blacklist"

BEST TELEVISION SERIES - COMEDY OR MUSICAL

The Big Bang Theory
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Girls
Modern Family
Parks & Recreation

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES - COMEDY OR MUSICAL

Zooey Deschanel, "New Girl"
Lena Dunham, "Girls"
Edie Falco, "Nurse Jackie"
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "Veep"
Amy Poehler, "Parks & Recreation"

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES - COMEDY OR MUSICAL

Jason Bateman, "Arrested Development"
Don Cheadle, "House of Lies"
Michael J. Fox, "The Michael J. Fox Show"
Jim Parsons, "The Big Bang Theory"
Andy Samberg, "Brooklyn Nine-Nine"

BEST MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

American Horror Story: Coven
Behind The Candelabra
Dancing on the Edge
Top of the Lake
White Queen

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Helena Bonham Carter, "Burton and Taylor"
Rebecca Ferguson, "White Queen"
Jessica Lange, "American Horror Story: Coven"
Helen Mirren, "Phil Spector"
Elisabeth Moss, "Top of the Lake"

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Josh Charles, The Good Wife
Rob Lowe, Behind the Candelabra
Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad
Corey Stoll, House of Cards
Jon Voight, Ray Donovan

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Jacqueline Bisset, Dancing on the Edge
Janet McTeer, The White Queen
Hayden Panettiere , Nashville
Monica Potter, Parenthood
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

Matt Damon, "Behind the Candelabra"
Michael Douglas, "Behind the Candelabra"
Chiwetel Ejiofor, "Dancing on the Edge"
Idris Elba, "Luther"
Al Pacino, "Phil Spector"

The Awards will be held in Hollywood, Califorinia on January 12, 2014.


 

 Sag Awards - One Source Talent

This year's nominees for the Screen Actors Guild Awards have been announced and we have all of the nominations here for you to check out along with our picks! Let's take a look at who is being recognized for their outstanding work this past year! 

 

FILM AWARDS

BEST FILM ENSEMBLE

"12 Years a Slave"
"American Hustle"
"August: Osage County"
"The Butler"
"Dallas Buyers Club"

BEST FILM ACTOR

Bruce Dern, "Nebraska"
Chiwetel Ejiofor, "12 Years a Slave"
Tom Hanks, "Captain Phillips"
Matthew McConaughey, "Dallas Buyers Club"
Forest Whitaker, "The Butler"

BEST FILM ACTRESS

Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine"
Sandra Bullock, "Gravity"
Judi Dench, "Philomena"
Meryl Streep, "August: Osage County"
Emma Thompson, "Saving Mr. Banks"

BEST FILM SUPPORTING ACTOR

Barkhad Abdi, "Captain Phillips"
Daniel Bruhl, "Rush"
Michael Fassbender, "12 Years a Slave"
James Gandolfini, "Enough Said"
Jared Leto, "Dallas Buyers Club"

BEST FILM SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Jennifer Lawrence, "American Hustle"
Lupita Nyong'o, "12 Years a Slave"
Julia Roberts, "August: Osage County"
June Squibb, "Nebraska"
Oprah Winfrey, "The Butler"

BEST FILM STUNT ENSEMBLE

"All is Lost"
"Fast & Furious 6"
"Lone Survivor"
"Rush"
"The Wolverine"

TV AWARDS

BEST TV DRAMA ENSEMBLE

"Boardwalk Empire"
"Breaking Bad"
"Downton Abbey"
"Game of Thrones"
"Homeland"

BEST TV DRAMA ACTOR

Steve Buscemi, "Boardwalk Empire"
Bryan Cranston, "Breaking Bad"
Jeff Daniels, "The Newsroom"
Peter Dinklage, "Game of Thrones"
Kevin Spacey, "House of Cards"

BEST TV DRAMA ACTRESS

Claire Danes, "Homeland"
Anna Gunn, "Breaking Bad"
Jessica Lange, "American Horror Story: Coven"
Maggie Smith, "Downton Abbey"
Kerry Washington, "Scandal"

BEST TV COMEDY ENSEMBLE

"Arrested Development"
"The Big Bang Theory"
"Modern Family"
"30 Rock"
"Veep"

BEST TV COMEDY ACTOR

Alec Baldwin, "30 Rock"
Jason Bateman, "Arrested Development"
Ty Burrell, "Modern Family"
Don Cheadle, "House of Lies"
Jim Parsons, "The Big Bang Theory"

BEST TV COMEDY ACTRESS

Mayim Bialik, "The Big Bang Theory"
Julie Bowen, "Modern Family"
Edie Falco, "Nurse Jackie"
Tina Fey, "30 Rock"
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "Veep"

BEST TV MOVIE/MINI ACTOR

Matt Damon, "Behind the Candelabra"
Michael Douglas, "Behind the Candelabra"
Jeremy Irons, "The Hollow Crown"
Rob Lowe, "Killing Kennedy"
Al Pacino, "Phil Spector"

BEST TV MOVIE/MINI ACTRESS

Angela Bassett, "Betty and Coretta"
Helena Bonham Carter, "Burton and Taylor"
Holly Hunter, "Top of the Lake"
Helen Mirren, "Phil Spector"
Elisabeth Moss, "Top of the Lake"

BEST TV STUNT ENSEMBLE

"Boardwalk Empire"
"Breaking Bad"
"Game of Thrones"
"Homeland"
"The Walking Dead"

See who takes home the award for actors by actors on Saturday, January 18th on TNT! 


 

Paul Walker - One Source Talent

Hollywood and the world are mourning the loss of Fast and the Furious star Paul Walker. The actor was killed in a car accident this past Saturday at approximately 3:30 in the afternoon in Valencia, California. TMZ was first to break the news, just days after an internet hoax had claimed the star was killed in a crash. Walker was a passenger in the car with his friend and financial advisor Roger Rodas. The two had just left a charity event held in support of Walker's organization Reach Out Worldwide. The 2005 Porsche Carrerra GT, drivent by Rodas apparently slammed into a light pole and a tree before bursting into flames. The accident happened near the shop Always Evolving Performance Motors which Rodas owns and people still at the event reportedly heard the crash, grabbed fire extinguishers and ran down to the accident site trying to put out the fire but the two were trapped inside. It is still early in the investigation, but speed was a factor according to the Los Angeles County Sherrif's office.

Because of the condition of the bodies, which were badly burned, dental records will be used to positively identify the victims, said Los Angeles County coroner's investigator Dana Bee. CNN has stated, "The car, which sold for $450,000 when new, is a notoriously difficult vehicle to handle, even for professional drivers, according to Autoweek magazine. A top driver called it "scary," the magazine reported Sunday. It is powered by a V-10, 610-hp engine."

Walker's blue eyes first caught everyone's eyes back in the 1998 film Pleasantville, but really hit the map in the 1999 films Varsity Blues and She's All That. He is of course best known for his role in The Fast in the Furious franchise. The 40 year old was in the middle of filming Fast 7. It is not yet known what will happen with the film.

Reps took to Walker's official Facebook page and Twitter to confirm the sad news saying " It is with a truly heavy heart that we must confirm that Paul Walker passed away today in a tragic car accident while attending a charity event for his organization Reach Out Worldwide. He was a passenger in a friend's car, in which both lost their lives. We appreciate your patience as we too are stunned and saddened beyond belief by this news. Thank you for keeping his family and friends in your prayers during this very difficult time. We will do our best to keep you apprised on where to send condolences."

The world did not just lose a beautiful man and a great actor, but a humanitarian who did so much to help those in need and make the world a better place. He is survived by his 15 year old daughter Meadow. One Source Talent would like to send our deepest condolences to Paul and Roger's family, our thoughts our with them during this awful time. Paul will live on in our hearts and in the legacy of his films and his charity work. R.I.P. Paul.


 

Stage Musical Auditions - One Source Talent

17 Detroit talent were requested to audition for a stage musical and fashion show named "This Is My Rhythm."

It is being done by the Corporation for Artistic Development or CAD. At the age of 17, CAD, Inc. was envisioned and founded by Detroiter, Regina A. Mack. Before coming to CAD youth, burn victims, participants with disabilities, senior citizens, struggling college students and youth from foster care were often forgotten, ignored and lonely. Incorporated in 1981, CAD has brought joy to people throughout Michigan providing grant writing, thousands of meals, donations, tutoring, trainings and economic empowerment opportunities to over 30,000 children, disabled, seniors, veterans, neglected aged out foster care youth and the homeless. CAD has produced hundreds of performances in dance, television, theater, fashion, fine arts and music.

It is set to be a multi-cultural extravaganza. The show is written, directed and composed by Regina Mack. The band leader, music director and saxophonist is Dave Whitelaw. Auditions for the show are set to take place on November 14th in downtown Detroit. This is a benefit for the Payne Pulliam School of Trade and Commerce for their 40th Anniversary. Proceeds will go to their New GED Center to help fight illiteracy.
This grand scale production features various elements of culture from seven different continents including: dance, music, history, make-up, fashion, food, drama and more! Following the timeline from 4,000 years ago to the present; the music, fashion , dance and history will demonstrate the evolution of each particular continent/ culture and the struggles and triumphs associated with each. The theatrical dramatics, dance musical, fashion show, narrative, acrobatics and more, culminates to bring all continents and cultures into one common theme of unity in realizing "out of many, one people". In essence, that we each contribute good to each other (the whole) and in unifying we are the universally sufficient. The reception to the extravaganza is a multi-cultural culinary experience in which each continent's cuisine is featured at different food stations for guests to sample. Also, there will be an unforgettable stellar performance by the House band from "The Greatest Musician TV Show", directed by renowned saxophonist David Whitelaw.

The tour dates are sent to begin in January and take place through April. Good luck to all 17 of our talent who have been requested to audition. This looks like such an awesome and unique tour to get the chance to be a part of !


 

 Sylvester Stallone - One Source Talent

Well here's one we didn't really see coming. Sylvester Stallone let it all out on Twitter that Bruce Willis was not going to be in Expendables 3 for being "greedy and lazy". He first tweeted "Willis Out.. Harrison Ford In!!! Great News!!!! Been waiting years for this!!!" Before tweeting "Greedy and Lazy....A sure formula for Career failure" Ouch! He didn't have to say who exactly he was referring to but we all know it was implied that he was talking about Willis. It is being reported that a representative for the actor confirmed that the tweet referred to Willis.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, "A source with knowledge of the situation says the fallout was over a specific money demand. Willis was offered $3 million for four days of consecutive work on location in Bulgaria for the film. "He said he'd drop out unless he got $4 million," this source close to the production says. "A million dollars a day. Stallone and everybody else involved said no." Stallone then quickly reached out to Ford, who was game to join the Expendables cast.The insider adds, "I think [Willis] was pretty surprised he was replaced in 72 hours by Harrison Ford - a better actor, a much nicer person and a more interesting direction for the film." Willis' reps at CAA declined to comment."

The first film, The Expendables was released in 2010. THE EXPENDABLES is a hard-hitting action thriller about a group of mercenaries hired to infiltrate a South American country and overthrow its ruthless dictator. Once the mission begins, the men realize things aren't quite as they appear, finding themselves caught in a dangerous web of deceit and betrayal. With their mission thwarted and an innocent life in danger, the men struggle with an even tougher challenge-one that threatens to destroy this band of brothers. The film had a budget of 80 million dollars and went on to gross over 274 million worldwide.

In the second film The Expendables 2 The team accepts a mission from Mr. Church (Bruce Willis) to retrieve an item from a safe from an airplane that was shot down in Albania. Lead by Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone), the team includes former SAS soldier and blades specialist Lee Christmas (Jason Statham), martial artist Yin Yang (Jet Li), weapons specialist Hale Caesar (Terry Crews), demolitions expert Toll Road (Randy Couture), and sniper Gunner Jensen (Dolph Lundgren), the group's newest member is Billy the Kid (Liam Hemsworth).When a member of their gang is Kidnapped and killed, his comrades vow to avenge him. Although the odds are stacked against them, the band of mercenaries rip through opposing forces, wreaking havoc in the already hostile territory. They're also faced with the task of shutting down a deadly threat with enough power to shift the balance of the world's power forever. This film went on to gross 271 million worldwide. Looks likely the third film will match or break this.

The Expendables 3 is set to be released next August. The budget is slated at more than 90 million dollars! In addition to Stallone and Ford, the cast includes Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Statham, Mickey Rourke and Wesley Snipes.


 

 Diamond White - One Source Talent

That's right, our talented girl Diamond White has landed a reoccurring role on the upcoming Nickelodeon show Haunted Hathaways.

In this brand new show, fantasy meets family, kooky meets spooky, and the Hathaway family meets... ghosts? After being uprooted from New York to New Orleans, the Hathaways were ready to just get back to their normal lives in their new home, but little did they know that a family of ghosts had the same idea! Can two families, literally from different worlds, live in haunted harmony?

Her first appearance on the show aired on July 27th, and we are excited to to hear about her success in future nickelodeon auditions

Diamond has also announced recently to PopStop TV that she has been busy at work on her debut album. "There's some big news! I'm working on an album, so that's really awesome," she said. Diamond has producer/songwriter Toby Gad, who has also worked with Beyonce, Fergie, and Rachel Crow, lined up to help her with the new album.

Diamond came to us at just 8 years old. We knew then she had something special. The twinkle in her eye, the sweetest heart, a monster of a voice and determination all lead her to landing the role of Little Netti in the Chicago Broadway show "The Color Purple". We sent Diamond to New York to audition, while the casting director's thought she was too young for the production, they suggested she travel to Chicago the next day for the audition. She nailed it and was offered the role touring with them for two years. Diamond went on to perform in the Las Vegas production of The Lion King. She and her mom then moved to Los Angeles with hopes to further Diamond's career.

After little progress, her mom took her to audition for XFactor. Diamond made it through to the Top 16 making it on to Britney Spears team. She was sent home, but brought back by the judges with the Wild Card. Diamond went on to make it to the Top 6! This definitely was the break she was looking for. Now with her reoccurring role on Haunted Hathaways and her album in the works, this is only the beginning for her. We will keep you updated on Diamond's progress. Be sure to check her out on the Nickelodeon show which airs on Saturdays at 8:30/7:30 central.


 

 Kate Middleton - One Source Talent

That's right, the Dutchess of Cambridge is in labor!

The world has been anticipating this over the last week. Reports are saying that shortly before 6 a.m. local time Monday, Prince William's wife, Kate Middleton was admitted to St. Mary's Hospital in London. She checked into its posh Lindo Wing.

Kensington Palace confirmed that the Duke of Cambridge was by his wife's side as they traveled by car from Kensington Palace to the hospital. "Things are progressing as normal," a palace spokesperson said. The Royal protocol states the palace will be silent until Kate gives birth. Once she delivers the child, her doctor will sign an official bulletin announcing the royal boy or girl's birth. That proclamation will next be brought outside through the main entrance of the wing and be taken to a car that is waiting and be delivered by security escort to Buckingham Palace! This is when the world will finally learn the baby's gender, weight and time of birth, along with any other key details surrounding the child's arrival. Now, this is what will happen pending the baby be born between 8 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. local time. If the baby arrives after those hours, the palace states that the bulletin's delivery will be delayed until the following morning. Talk about royal treatment!

Once Kate and Will are preparing to leave the hospital, the two with their newborn will pose for photos outside of the wing before leaving. The child, who will be bestowed the title of prince or princess, will now be the third in line to the British throne following Charles and William. It is a duty and privilege that will now be granted to the heir regardless of gender. The rules of succession have been amended to allow for the couple's first-born child and not merely a first-born son, to eventually ascend to the throne. If the couple indeed welcomes a baby girl, she will be only the sixth woman to be crowned queen in her own right in the 1,500-year history of the British monarchy.

The couple met all the way back in 2001 at St. Andrews University where they studied art history. The two reportedly became a pair after sharing a house together with two of their friends. In 2010 Clarence House announced that William and Kate had become engaged. The couple has 12 years of history together and this surely marks another beginning for them. Everyone is waiting patiently to find out who the newest addition to the succession of the crown will be a new queen or king!


 

 Cory Monteith - One Source Talent

Glee star Cory Monteith has passed away. The actor's body was found in his hotel in Vancouver, Canada. His publicist, Melissa Kates confirmed the news to USA Today, "We are so saddened to confirm that the reports on the death of Cory Monteith are accurate. We are in shock and mourning this tragic loss."

In a news conference Saturday evening Vancouver police said that Monteith was found at noon on the hotel's 21st floor. He checked into the hotel July 6 and had been expected to check out Saturday. When Monteith missed his checkout time at noon, hotel staff went to his room and found him. "An autopsy is scheduled for Monday," Vancouver Acting Police Chief Doug LePard said. "The coroner will be determining the next steps with respect to establishing cause of death, but all indications are that there was no foul play." Hotel security records indicated he had returned to his room in the early-morning hours of Saturday and was believed to have been alone at the time of his death.

The actor had voluntarily admitted himself into a rehab facility in March for substance addiction. He completed the program in late April and checked out.

Glee is an American musical comedy-drama television series that airs on Fox in the United States. It focuses on the William McKinley High School glee club New Directions competing on the show choir competition circuit, while its members deal with relationships, sexuality, and social issues. Entering its fourth season, GLEE is a musical comedy about a group of ambitious and talented kids who escape the harsh realities of high school by joining a glee club where they find strength, acceptance and, ultimately, their voice. This year, the members of New Directions compete amongst themselves to be the "new Rachel" and hold open auditions to find a fresh crop of students. Meanwhile, the graduating class leaves the comforts of McKinley for the real world where Rachel struggles to please her demanding NYADA teacher and Kurt second-guesses his decision to stay in Lima. In addition to the regular cast, GLEE has featured guest appearances by a wide range of talented performers, including Carol Burnett, Kristin Chenoweth, Kate Hudson, Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Griffin, Jonathan Groff, Ricky Martin, Idina Menzel, Olivia Newton-John and Britney Spears. Neil Patrick Harris and Gwyneth Paltrow both won Emmy Awards for their guest appearances on the show.

The actor was dating Glee co-star Lea Michele. The actresses reps released this statement "We ask that everyone kindly respect Lea's privacy during this devastating time." 31 year old Monteith appeared in 89 episodes of the show.

Glee's executive producers, along with 20th Century Fox Television and Fox Broadcasting Company, released a statement Sunday: "We are deeply saddened by this tragic news. Cory was an exceptional talent and an even more exceptional person. He was a true joy to work with, and we will all miss him tremendously. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones."

Our hearts go out to the family and friends of the star during this tragedy.

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