Jackson’s Prince to make Surprise Appearance? [RUMOR]

“This Is It,” Michael Jackson’s much expected and, some say, overdue comeback to the music scene, kicks off this July at London’s O2 Arena. There will be no less than 50 shows, for which all tickets have been completely sold out in the first days they went on sale, with speculation that the tour might extend to the US as well. Given the magnitude of the event, it’s no wonder that fans want to know some of the details of the performances beforehand.

Sources from the organizers, as well as from Michael’s entourage, are here to share with the media some of the “secret” surprises the King of Pop is currently preparing. According to the Daily Mail, one such surprise would be a cameo from none other than Jackson’s eldest son, Prince, who will reportedly be sharing the stage with his father and sing for the first time ever.

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Friedman Kicked to the Curb by Fox [CONFIRMED]

Roger Friedman, the longtime Fox News online columnist, is no longer working for the news organization after eviewing a pirated version of the X-Men sequel “Wolverine.”

“Fox News representatives and Roger Friedman met today and mutually agreed to part ways immediately,” Fox News said in statement Monday. “Fox News appreciates Mr. Friedman’s ten years of contributions to building foxnews.com and wishes him success in his future endeavors. Mr. Friedman is grateful to his colleagues for their friendship and support over the past decade.”

Two Web sites, The Huffington Post and Gawker, reported that Friedman was scheduled to meet this morning with Roger Ailes, the Fox News chief, and John Moody, his executive vice president for editorial, to plead his case for keeping his job and online column “Fox 411.”

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20,000 attend sold out Concert in Nanjing, China

(dongbanger.com) – TVXQ performed at Olympic Stadium in Nanjing, China in front of 20,000 screaming fans for the first time on April 4. By all reports, the concert was a smashing success.

Each member also wowed the crowd with solo performances. Junsu was joined by fellow label member ‘Key’ from the group SHINee during his performance. Meanwhile, Yunho made the crowd go crazy sharing a faked kiss with a female performer during his solo.

The two and a half hour performance was met with a 10 minute standing ovation from the impressed crowd of 20,000.

The list of songs included their #1 hit songs like Mirotic, Rising Sun and Purple Line as well as other songs from their number one albums.

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Gossip Monger Roger Friedman Gets Fired?

In classic gossip-columnist style, Roger Friedman has for more than a decade raised hackles, nursed grudges, launched vendettas, staged bitch-fests and also broken news in his entertainment column for Fox News, Fox411.

He made plenty of enemies in the process. But Friedman finally did himself in this weekend when he boasted on his blog that he had downloaded the leaked copy of the upcoming blockbuster “Wolverine” and reviewed it in advance — an act of  piracy that the company could not tolerate.

“Right now, my ‘cousins’ at 20th Century Fox are probably having apoplexy,” he blithely wrote in the post, since removed. “But everyone can relax. I am, in fact, amazed about how great Wolverine turned out. It exceeds expectations at every turn. I was completely riveted to my desk chair in front of my computer.”

As a veteran of the world of hard-nosed publicity barter, Friedman probably figured he could squirm out of an uncomfortable situation by praising the film.

Turns out Friedman was working out of an old playbook. The decision to terminate him was made over the weekend, a News Corp executive confirmed. “It’s a matter of principle,” said the executive.

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