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Wes Craven, Father of Nightmare on Elm Street Died Sunday

Wes Craven, the famed of horror film creative best known for the Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream franchises, died Sunday after a battle with brain cancer.  He was 76.

Craven’s family announced that he died at his home in Los Angeles. He is survived by his wife Iya Labunka.

Wesley Earl Craven was born in Cleveland, Ohio on Aug. 2, 1939.   He graduated from Wheaton College with degrees in English and psychology, then earned a master’s in philosophy and writing from Johns Hopkins.


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War Room Puts Up Surprising Numbers

The faith-based drama, War Room, has surprised us all with $3.8 million at the box office in its first night. That number isn’t huge like whom they tied with (Straight Outta Compton, $60 million in the first weekend), but it only showed in 1,135 theaters. Straight Outta Compton is currently playing in 3,142 theaters and is on its third week. It is projected to end around $12 million in sales while War Room is looking to finish around $10 million on the weekend.

CinemaScore gave War Room an A+ score, which is very nice for the brother Stephen and Alex Kendrick. Those two directed and produced the film, which was their fifth movie together.

War Room shows the story of a family who uses prayer to find answers to their struggles.


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Justin Bieber’s Look-Alike Found Dead

Widely known as Justin Bieber’s look-alike, Toby Sheldon, spent over $100k on plastic surgery in his lifetime. He did this all to look like the music star, Justin Bieber.

On August 18th, Sheldon was reported as missing and on Wednesday, was found dead. In San Fernando Valley, Sheldon was found in a Motel 6 with drugs in the hotel room.

There is no cause of death at this time, but LAPD has mentioned that his disappearance may have a connection to the breakup between him and his boyfriend.

Toby Sheldon was 35 years old when he passed.


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Chad Hurley Settles with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian

As if Kanye West and Kim Karsashian needed more money, they’re on the better side of a possible lawsuit involved with their proposal at AT&T Park in San Francisco. The two claimed that Chad Hurley taped the two’s proposal and released it even though a confidentiality agreement was signed before hand.

Hurley then went on MixBit and posted the video of the proposal. For those of you that don’t know, Chad Hurley founded and sold YouTube for $1.6 billion and then went on to create MixBit.

In total, Hurley must pay $440,000 to Kanye and Kim in the settlement, or they plan on proceeding with the lawsuit.


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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner Officially Done

After being married for ten years, the rings are finally off for Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner. They announced they were getting divorced at the end of June, but have been seen with their rings on at family events in recent months.

The two seem to be on good terms, trying to make the transition easy on their three kids: Violet, Seraphina, and Samuel. Recently, we saw Jennifer and Ben together with their kids at Disneyland celebrating his 43rd birthday.

Ben Affleck is known for many movies, but especially Argo, the Oscar winning movie. Jennifer Garner has played roles in “Valentine’s Day,” “Catch Me If You Can,” and “Pearl Harbor.”


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