Mantenna - Wednesday, June 17

June 17, 2009

Courtney Love revives Hole, Megan Fox is horrified by a flower-wielding fan, and Twin Peaks might be coming back to a small screen near's the Mantenna!

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Megan Fox Horrified by Flower Wielding Fan

Megan Fox was in London last night promoting Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen when a teenage boy approached her with a single yellow rose. Fox was horrified and rejected the young man’s simple sign of affection. She screamed at her bodyguards, who whisked her to safe place where fans don’t wield flowers. The young boy was left alone on the street, his heart broken in two. [Topless Robot]

Woman Discovers Fiancé’s Secret Porn Career

Haylie Hocking was all set to marry her boyfriend Jason Brake until she discovered he secretly worked in porn. Jason’s porn star career was discovered by Haylie’s friend Lisa. Lisa was searching the web for a male stripper for Haylie’s bachelorette party when she spotted Jason getting intimate with a woman in a pornographic film. Jason admitted to working in porn and Haylie subsequently called off the wedding. Jason tried to explain he was performing a role, but Haylie wouldn’t buy it. He said, “The sex side is purely for the camera, but Haylie did not understand I was only acting. I am sorry and did not want to hurt her. I still love Haylie and would have stopped doing porn if she had asked me to."  Jason said he’ll be upfront about his career with future girlfriends. [Telegraph]

Twin Peaks is Back!

Or at least, it could be if Kyle MacLachlan has his druthers. The actor who played Special Agent Dale Cooper on the famously creepy show has suggested that Twin Peaks could possibly return as a web series. Interesting. The installments would be produced in five minute episodes, and the director and creator, David Lynch, wouldn’t be a part of the project. Whether or not co-creator Mark Frost would return is not yet known. But it’s an intriguing idea to say the least. Reboots, sequels and remakes are slowly making their way to the internet now. Twin Peaks fans will be happy, teenagers will not understand. [Cinematical]

Courtney Love Revives Hole


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After numerous delays and false starts to her solo album Nobody’s Daughter, Courtney Love will resurrect Hole and release the album under the band’s name. Love has recruited guitarist Micko Larkin to join the new Hole, and also said that former bassist Melissa auf der Maur will contribute background vocals and possibly return as Hole’s bassist on a forthcoming tour. The album is finally expected out in late 2009 or early 2010. [Rolling Stone]

Chris Brown Trial Delay Denied by California Supreme Court

The California Supreme Court has refused to intervene or delay Chris Brown's preliminary hearing. Court records show a petition filed by Brown's attorney to delay the crucial hearing was denied on Wednesday. Brown's lawyer, Mark Geragos, had asked the state's high court last week to intervene in the R&B singer's felony assault case. An appeals court had already rejected a similar request. Brown is due back in court on Monday for a preliminary hearing, after which a judge will decide whether there is enough evidence for his case to go to trial. [Billboard]

Apple Caves to Whiney iPhone Fanboys!

The original plan was to offer mildly subsidized prices of $399 and $499 for the 16GB and 32GB versions of the iPhone 3G S to AT&T customers who weren't currently "upgrade eligible," but the carrier's having a change of heart, ostensibly in response to... you know, people wanting to pay less. The new plan is to let anyone with an upgrade date in the months of June, July, August, or September get in on the fully discounted $199/$299 price points, which should cover a good number of existing 3G owners. Unfortunately, the way the upgrade date is calculated is black magic involving your monthly bill, your credit rating, your contract, and your astrological sign, so you'll need to log in to AT&T's site or call up a rep to figure out the full deal. We're told customers should start to see those new discounts reflected on their accounts as of tomorrow. [AT&T]

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