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October 17th

Oct 17, 2013 -- 9:57am






Miley Cyrus nabbed the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s charts Wednesday — but despite the non-stop marketing by the 20-year-old it was only the eighth-best debut week this year.And for Cyrus, signed to Sony Music’s RCA label, the 270,000 copies of “Bangerz” that have sold since its Oct. 4 release amount to only her fourth-best performance, according to Nielsen’s SoundScan.Even “Hannah Montana” sold 281,000 units in 2006. That was followed by “Meet Miley Cyrus” at 326,000 (2007) and “Breakout” at 371,000 (2008).Justin Timberlake’s “20/20 Experience 1 of 2” blows Cyrus out of the water: He sold 968,000 copies in the opening week, while his “20/20 Experience 2 of 2” hit 350,000. Luke Bryan, Jay Z, Drake, Daft Punk and Kanye West all had better numbers than Cyrus, who has been shamelessly hawking the album everywhere from Rolling Stone to “Ellen,” the daytime talk show.

"Us Weekly" says DEREK HOUGH and "Vampire Diaries" minx NINA DOBREV broke up, after about six weeks of dating. A source says the relationship just played itself out . . . although distance was also a factor.  Nina's show films in Atlanta, while Derek is busy doing "Dancing With the Stars" in L.A.

Someone is reportedly trying to sell nude photos of AMY WINEHOUSE, taken during a DRUG BINGE.  There's no word when they were taken.  Amy died in June of 2011, at the age of 27.Radar Online claims to have seen the photos, and passed on them.  The website describes them as "X-rated", but they don't describe anything that's actually pornographic. All the site says is, quote, "[The Photos show] a blitzed Winehouse in a raft of compromising positions, including bending over without underwear and in bed with husband Blake Fielder-Civil, the pair locked in a passionate embrace."

LINDSAY LOHAN is reportedly shacking up with a male model named Liam Dean.  No big deal there . . . except that Lindsay is 27 . . . and Liam is 19. They were at a club in New York this past Friday, and a witness says, quote, "They looked pretty into each other."  Lindsay's publicist denies they're dating.

17-year-old KENDALL JENNER and her 16-year-old sister KYLIE hit up the Vignette Lounge in West Hollywood on Tuesday night.  It's a 21-AND-OVER club.  The manager says they had FAKE IDs, and the bouncer didn't recognize them.  Earlier in the night they were at a fashion show with SCOTT DISICK, who was being a DRUNKEN A-HOLE.

Last week on "Jimmy Kimmel Live", KANYE WEST suggested that KIM KARDASHIAN should have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  Well, that's not gonna happen . . . because the Walk doesn't want her. Spokeswoman Ana Martinez says, quote, "We don't have reality stars on the Walk of Fame.  We don't have a category for it. "We're happy to consider reality stars once they get nominated for, or win, an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar.  We'll consider them when they're legitimate actors or singers."

MISCHA BARTON admits she suffered a "full-on breakdown" a few years ago, when she got a DUI and ended up involuntarily committed.  But now she says, quote, "I've learned a lot . . . I'm stronger now."

The not-always-reliable "Star" tabloid says ROBERT PATTINSON went on a "cocaine bender" across L.A. last month.  It started at the Viper Room, where RIVER PHOENIX overdosed . . . and ended at the Chateau Marmont, where the same thing happened to JOHN BELUSHI.  Then the party went back to Rob's house, where he broke out MORE coke.

A new book about the ritzy New York condo ALEX RODRIGUEZ lives in says that A-Rod enjoyed THREE-WAYS WITH HOOKERS.  A building employee is quoted as saying, "He got hookers all the time.  Usually two at a time, two times a week.  One time he had two go up, they came down and left, and 10 minutes later, Cameron Diaz walks in."

 New York Jets coach REX RYAN really wants to beat the Patriots this weekend.  In fact, receiver JOSH CRIBBS says he told his players to, quote, "rest your legs" and "don't do nothing for your wife."  You can interpret that as innocently as you wish, but several players indicated that it's a NO NOOKIE directive.

NEVE CAMPBELL from "Scream" tops a list of the '25 Fiercest Final Girls of Horror.'  It also includes Jamie Lee Curtis from "Halloween", Sigourney Weaver from "Alien" and . . . Bruce Campbell from the original "Evil Dead".

AMERICA FERRERA from "Ugly Betty" has been cast in an upcoming CBS drama about a NUN . . . who's also a lawyer.  Her character will team up with "an elitist corporate lawyer," to help the less fortunate, while trying to avoid being "destroyed" by a "secretive, powerful organization."

Several stars of "The Walking Dead" did onscreen nudity, back before they "made it big" on the show . . . like Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Lauren Cohan and Sarah Wayne Callies.

KERRY WASHINGTON will host "Saturday Night Live" on November 2nd, when she'll become just the NINTH African American woman EVER to host the show.  That's across 39 seasons and 750 episodes.  Somewhat ironically, white rapper EMINEM will be the musical guest.

Last night's scheduled new episode of "South Park" was postponed until next Wednesday . . . because TREY PARKER and MATT STONE couldn't make their deadline.  It wasn't their fault though, the studio lost power for several hours on Tuesday night, so all their computers were down.

Looks like all that twerking paid off, because MILEY CYRUS just debuted at #1 with 270,000 copies of "Bangerz".  If you count her soundtrack albums as Hannah Montana, this is her fifth #1 album . . . and she's not even 21 yet.

 PANIC! AT THE DISCO had the week's #2 album with 84,000 copies of "Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die" . . . rapper PUSHA T earned his first Top 10 as a solo artist with "My Name Is My Name" selling 75,000 copies . . . and the soundtrackto the "Glee"  episode about CORY MONTEITH'S death debuted at #7 with 47,000 copies.

1.  (NEW)  "Bangerz", Miley Cyrus  (270,000 copies)

2.  (NEW)  "Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die", Panic! at the Disco  (84,000 copies)

3.  "Nothing Was the Same", Drake  (83,000 copies)



CHRIS BROWN may have dissed RIHANNA in an unreleased verse that was recorded for a DJ KHALED track called "I'm Still".  Chris raps, quote, "Every [N-word] in the industry done [effed] my [B-word].  And all my [N-words] said I told ya."

This bra has some major bling!Victoria's Secret announced Wednesday that South African supermodel Candice Swanepoel, 24, is the chosen one to don the enviable Fantasy Bra -- a tradition that dates back to the 1996 show when Claudia Schiffer first sported the "Million Dollar Miracle Bra -- in the 2013 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. A majestic $10 million price tag accompanies the "Royal Fantasy Bra," which certainly lives up to its name. The Mouawad-designed piece, complete with a bow and matching belt, includes over 4,200 precious gems including rubies, diamonds and yellow sapphires. The stones are set in 18-carat gold with a rather large 52-carat pear-shaped ruby that dangles at the center; Therefore, the $10 million price tag, up from last year's $2.5 million "Floral Fantasy" bra showcased by Alessandra Ambrosio.

Timbaland's marriage has come to what could be a very expensive end. The famed music producer's wife, Monique Mosley, has filed for divorce and is requesting a large sum of money from her soon-to-be ex-husband, TMZ reports.

At this point, it appears that we're going to have one possible actor per shade before all is said and done.French-Canadian hottie François Arnaud is the latest thesp to be thrust into the Fifty Shades of Grey casting conversation following the exit over the weekend of Charlie Hunnam, who ultimately had too much on his plate to stick with the role of Christian Grey.A source confirmed tonight to E! News that the studio has "expressed interest" in Arnaud.




 • "Thursday Night Football" . . . 8:25 to 11:25 P.M. Eastern on NFL Network.  The Arizona Cardinals host the Seattle Seahawks at University of Phoenix Stadium.

• "Welcome To the Family" . . . 8:30 to 9:00 P.M. on NBC.  Eva Longoria guest stars as Demetrio's sixth-grade teacher and Miguel's ex.

 • "Project Runway" [12th Season Finale] . . . 9:00 to 10:30 P.M. on Lifetime.  "Scandal" minx Kerry Washington guest judges.

 • "Parenthood" . . . 10:00 to 11:00 P.M. on NBC.  Tyson Ritter, the lead singer from The All-American Rejects, guest stars as a high-maintenance rock star.

• "The Michael J. Fox Show" . . . 9:30 to 10:00 P.M. on NBC.  Anne Heche guest stars as an NBC news anchor.


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