December 03, 2016  

Kaleidoscope 2010: Important Events in Entertainment (Part 3/4)

December 30, 2010 (9:56 am) GMT
Lady GaGa changed the rule of Grammy Awards, the new Miss Universe was appointed and 'Spartacus: Blood and Sand' lost its leading star.

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Going to the third quarter of 2010, the world of television became dominant with the end of midseason fillers and the start of Fall series. The months before winter came were also deemed perfect for weddings. Such celebrities as and chose to tie the knot in August. Meanwhile, big studios recovered from the summer movies fiesta and began mapping out the films they are releasing in the next two years.

Through this Kaleidoscope, AceShowbiz presents the important events happening in the entertainment world in the last 12 months. Divided into quarters, the annual Kaleidoscope is published between December 28 and 31.


Despite her worldwide success, was not illegible for 2010 Best New Artist at the Grammy Awards because she received a nomination for Best Dance Recording in 2009. Controversies had since erupted following the exclusion, prompting the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) to change rules for the category to avoid another drama in the coming years. Now, any artists as long as they haven't released an album and haven't won a Gramophone can be nominated for the coveted nod.


22-year-old from Mexico succeeded Stefania Fernandez to become the reigning queen at Miss Universe 2010 Pageant. She was consequently the second Mexican delegate to win the title, after Lupita Jones in 1991.


pulled away from the second season of "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" after his non-Hodgkin lymphoma returned. Planning an aggressive treatment, he decided to step down from the titular role. Producers then had to decide between canceling the show or replacing him with a new face. They eventually came to agreement that casting a new actor would be more favorable choice.

  • Other notable events of the month:
  • Sep 01: and Tameka Cottle were arrested and booked for possession of a controlled substance.
  • Sep 02: Shooting of "Transformers 3" in Chicago was wrapped earlier after an extra was injured on the set.
  • Sep 03: was granted a divorce from England footballer husband .
  • Sep 13: broke record by dominating MTV VMAs Winners List with 8 kudos.
  • Sep 14: was confirmed to star in 's top secret project.
  • Sep 17: The first two cast members of J.J. Abrams' "" were revealed.
  • Sep 17: announced his cancer is back, thus withdrawing from "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" season 2.
  • Sep 18: and wife Evi Quaid were arrested and charged with felony residential burglary and entering a noncommercial building without consent.
  • Sep 20: News that and comedian split made headline.
  • Sep 21: 's return to "" announced.
  • Sep 21: officially withdrew from Haiti's presidential race.
  • Sep 22: "" officially introduced and as the new judges.
  • Sep 22: 's cleavage on "" criticized by viewers.
  • Sep 23: officially took the last name of her wife, .
  • Sep 27: channeled his inner in "Hollywood" music video.
  • Sep 27: ABC brought back season 11's Brad Womack to "".
  • Sep 29: "Australia's Next Top Model" host read the wrong winner name.
  • Sep 30: offered ultimate fantasy for being his girlfriend in "U Smile" music video.

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