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The 2012 Teen Choice Awards: EW's alternate-category winners -- plus the real ones!

All of those crazy kids’ favorite vamps, wolves, “unique” hairstyles, a bunch of promos for Fox’s fall TV lineup, and scores of unwanted brightly hued surfboards came out to party at last night’s 2012 Teen Choice Awards.

The X Factor‘s Demi Lovato and Glee‘s Kevin McHale co-hosted. Flo Rida, Justin Bieber, and Carly Rae Jepsen performed, and — get this — No Doubt sang live. Hey, it is the ’90s!

The full list of TCA winners is on page 3 of this post; my own personal winners of Fox’s two-hour telecast are below. By all means, list your own in the comments.

Choice Approximation to a Horse’s Ass

Demi Lovato’s head  READ FULL STORY

Style and Design: Robert Pattinson's 'Breaking Dawn' toupee, the $200,000 'Spider-Man' cover and more

Did Edward Cullen get a makeover? Robert Pattinson says he was forced to wear an “orange wig” during re-shoots for The Twilight SagaBreaking Dawn — Part 2. [StyleWatch]

A one-of-a-kind Todd McFarlane Spider-Man #1 cover drawing is expected to shatter comic art auction records when it hits the block. [io9]

Rihanna will design a capsule collection for British fashion label River Island. [Vogue UK]

From Oliver Twist’s gruel to Captain Ahab’s clam chowder, graphic designer Dinah Fried whips up famous meals from classic novels. [Flavorwire]

Could Lenny Kravitz be the next Ralph Lauren? Yes, according to Lenny Kravitz. [Telegraph]

Brad Pitt enlists architect Frank Gehry to help rebuild New Orleans’ 9th Ward. [ArtInfo]

Teen Choice Awards: Second round of nominees announced

Stop what you’re doing and call your niece — the second wave of Teen Choice Award nominations rolled out today, and it’s exactly what you were expecting.

The first round was a Hunger Games, Twilight and Justin Bieber bonanza. With the new categories, it’s more of the same.

The nominations bring good news for Kristen Stewart. Current EW cover star The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1 and Snow White and the Huntsman lead the second wave of nominations with seven each.

While the big movie categories were already announced, we’ve now learned that Choice Movie: Romance will force teens to decide between The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1 and The Vow. READ FULL STORY

This Week's Cover: 'Twilight' Exclusive! Meet Renesmee, Breaking Dawn -- Part 2's Wild Child!


It’s the beginning of the end. When The Twilight SagaBreaking Dawn Part 2 hits theaters on November 16th, it will mark final installment in the blockbuster franchise. But that’s not to say it won’t pack a bunch of surprises—and several new characters. Chief among them is Renesmee, the half-human, half-vampire baby of Bella (Kristen Stewart) and Edward (Robert Pattinson), who is played by Mackenzie Foy, 11. “It’s a  hugely important part,” says director Bill Condon, who loved watching Foy and her older costars interact. “They were amazing with her,” he says. “It really  brought something paternal out in Rob, and Kristen was especially protective. I’d have to interrupt them when they were in deep  conversation to get going with a scene.” It helped that Stewart began her own acting career as a child, in movies such as The Safety of Objects and Panic Room. “I loved chatting  with Mackenzie,” she says. “I’m always curious about what’s  going on in the minds of kids on set. She’s really close to the age I was when I started.”


But Pattinson points out that having an impressionable youth on the set curbed certain cast members’ predilection for raucousness. “We’re all around the same age and we’re really not polite to each other anymore,” he says. “You’d have to tone it down when Mackenzie was around.” Or at least  attempt to. “She had a little swear jar, and I think she made 850 bucks or something.” READ FULL STORY

Essential Info: Which actress calls red carpet critics 'sh*t eaters'?

Here at PopWatch, we’re committed to keeping you informed about the things you may not need to know, but that you want to know. So, which actress calls the people who critique her red carpet posing “voracious, starving sh-t eaters?” READ FULL STORY

Now 'Fifty Shades of Grey' has its own fan fiction. Where does it end?!


Like a dying star or an exhausted Biggest Loser contestant, the universe is officially collapsing in on itself. As you probably know, the “mommy porn” phenomenon known as Fifty Shades of Grey began life as kinky He-Man Twilight fan fiction novel Master of the Universe. Author E L James — known as Snowqueens Icedragon on Fanfiction.net — rewrote her Stephenie Meyer-inspired story, swapped names like Edward and Bella for names like Christian and Anastasia, then published the vampire-free version as an original novel.

The kicker: Months after Fifty Shades took the publishing world by storm (and shortly after Vintage published its paperback edition), fearless fan-fiction pioneers have begun to invent their own tales based on James’ characters. Fanfiction.net is hosting a handful of these stories, the oldest of which dates back to this past March. And as Fifty Shades continues to dominate bestseller lists, the number of Grey fics can only rise.


Most popular baby names: 'Twilight' holds top spot for boys' names, is toppled in the girls category

The Social Security Administration has released its list of 2011’s most popular baby names, and Twilight reigns supreme in the boys’ category as Jacob stays in the top spot for the 13th straight year. Isabella, however, has been ousted in favor of Sophia. A surprise resurgence of nostalgia for The Golden Girls? Probably not. Sophia has been gaining popularity over the last decade as a strong, traditional, ends-in-A name with celebrity cachet (Sophia Loren, Sofia Coppola); as with other things, a little Sofia Vergara likely made all the difference.

Celebrity kids continue to have an impact on naming trends across the board as top spots went once again to Ava (daughter or Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe) and Jayden (a name favored by both Will Smith and Britney Spears). The biggest jump went to Mason, a name that wasn’t even on the leaderboard last year. It appears Kourtney Kardashian’s son has spawned a new generation of little guys since it came out of nowhere to take the number 2 spot. It’s a big win for the Kardashian kwest to konquer the world, though there’s still ground to gain as the more traditional spelling of Chloe once again edged out Khloé with a K. Better luck next year, kids!

Beyond those names, it’s the usual suspects. Aiden and Emma — once boosted by hot sitcoms Sex and the City and Friends — have become established faves. With long-time top-10 inhabitants Emily and Daniel suddenly gaining prominence on Revenge, might Sophia and Jacob have some competition for the 2012 titles? Only time — and the fall TV season — will tell. See the full lists below. READ FULL STORY

Kristen Stewart chats about Coachella and 'Snow White' with Jimmy Kimmel -- VIDEO

Joan Q. Public is probably convinced that being Kristen Stewart is a pretty good deal. After all, the girl is a 22-year-old millionaire whose entire job seems to be staring into Robert Pattinson’s eyes… except when she’s tasked with staring into Chris Hemsworth’s eyes instead.

But as Stewart revealed on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, her life isn’t always easy. From rogue nails on the set of Breaking Dawn, to crazy fans, to the bloodthirsty Molly Ringwald, Stewart faces plenty of threats. Heck, the stress of being KStew is so bad that the actress even forgot to wash her hair before last night’s Met Ball. Mortifying! READ FULL STORY

'Down a Dark Hall': What will be the Stephenie Meyer effect?

For certain people of, well, let’s just say a certain age, the news that Twilight scribe Stephenie Meyer and Meghan Hibbett’s Fickle Fish Films have optioned Lois Duncan’s Down a Dark Hall with plans for a film adaptation is enough to cause some grown-up shrieking. I know this because one of the shriekers at the EW offices this morning was me.

Because before teens and tweens of all ages got hooked on J.K. Rowling, Suzanne Collins, and — of course — Stephenie Meyer, there was Lois Duncan. If one were going to break down the reading habits of a generation simply, we had Judy Blume to give us comfort through the trials of adolescence and then we had Lois Duncan to scare the stuffing out of us and keep us up all night. You think the Reaping was tense times? Or the search for Horcruxes stressful? Just you go back and pick up some Duncan books, which blend just enough reality with the supernatural to make them absolutely terrifying. (Just seeing the original cover of the book is enough to make this writer’s heart lurch.)  “It gave me some serious nightmares when I was 9,” Meyer wrote on her blog this morning, noting that the 1974 novel was a favorite with hers, along with Summer of Fear and Stranger with My Face. Side note: even Lois Duncan titles were scary. READ FULL STORY

'Hunger Games,' Adele, and 'Game of Thrones' references top pop culture baby names

The pop culture babies are coming! Baby naming website Nameberry has made predictions of what the most popular baby names of 2012 will be based on an analysis of almost 3 million page views on their site. The guesses are an eye-opening, pop culture revelation of what is hitting with soon-to-be parents. Highlights below:

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