DAILY FIRST // Thursday, 05.16.13

Shakira Leaves 'The Voice,' Xtina Set to Return

UPDATE: Entertainment Weekly claims that while Shakira may not be reclaiming her red swivel chair as a judge in the upcoming Fall season, both the Colombian beauty and fellow judge Usher are set to return for the Spring. Fans of the show can expect the original line-up of judges from Season 1 which includes Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Cee Lo Green to round out the judging panel for the next season. KEEP READING

Diddy Takes Over 'Downton Abbey'

Sean "Diddy" Combs caused quite the buzz when he shared on Twitter that he would be joining the cast of Downton Abbey, with even PBS commenting on the reported casting news. Turns out the hip-hop mogul was telling the truth ...sorta. KEEP READING

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Captain Kirk Pitches 'Star Wars' Ideas

Star Trek Into Darkness director J.J. Abrams is gearing up to also revive the Star Wars franchise, and on Wednesday night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, he got some advice from the original cast of both renowned film series as to what he should implement into the upcoming Star Wars. KEEP READING

10 Stars Who've Played Themselves On Screen

James Franco joins Seth Rogen, Danny McBride and a slew of other stars in the film This Is the End, and they're all playing version of themselves. In anticipation of the film's June 12, 2013 release, and the fact that the trailer for Robin Wright's movie The Congress was released this week in which she too stars as herself, here's a top 10 list celebrities who've portrayed themselves on screen.