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Billy Ray Defends Miley Cyrus, Beyoncé and Jay-Z Are Very Rich

And WikiLeaks leaks ‘The Fifth Estate.’

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Billy Ray Cyrus defends Miley Cyrus’s recent antics. Billy Ray Cyrus defended his daughter's recent attempts at reinvention saying that "there's no middle of the road for passion." When it comes to twerking, you go big or go home. New York Daily News

Beyoncé, Jay Z top highest-earning celebrity couple list. How many pieces by Basquiat can Jay-Z can buy with $95 million? Reuters

WikiLeaks leaks The Fifth Estate script. WikiLeaks says the film "is a work of fiction masquerading as fact.” Plus, it’s not very good. Entertainment Weekly

Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer to end longtime partnership. Don't worry! There will still be another unnecessary Pirates of the Caribbean sequel. Los Angeles Times.

Big Bang Theory leads angling for big salary bumps. Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco and Johnny Galecki are currently paid $350,000 per episode and are demanding an increase to as much as $500,000. Considering how popular the show is, that’s big bang for CBS’ buck. TVLine