CNN's Piers Morgan rejects phone hacking claims; Rebecca Black tops all other YouTube videos in '11; Bon Jovi: 'Heaven looks
a lot like New Jersey.' (Dec. 21)
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VOICE-OVER:AP ShowBiz Minute.CNN's star interviewer Piers Morgan has said he "doesn't believe" he's listened to hacked voicemail messages.Appearing via video link from the U.S., Morgan repeatedly clashed with the U.K. panel investigating media ethics in Britain's phone hacking scandal, insisting he never took part in the illegal activities.Morgan also declined to answer some questions claiming he wanted to defend his sources, but admitted phone-hacking was widespread.Rebecca Black's infamous "Friday" video has been named the most watched YouTube video of 2011, with a hundred and eighty million views.Black was turned into a viral video celebrity after her parents paid a production company to make the music video for her. Jon Bon Jovi has hit back at fake reports of his death, by posting a photo of himself alive and well on his Facebook page.False claims of the musician's death were spread online, after a fake news release surfaced on social media sites.The picture shows Bon Jovi holding a sign that reads, "Heaven looks a lot like New Jersey." This is Hilary Fox with AP ShowBiz Minute.SHOTLIST:PoolLondon/US, 20 December 20111. Wide of former tabloid editor Piers Morgan appearing via video link from the US at inquiry into British media ethics in London 2. Medium of Robert Jay, Lawyer for the Leveson Inquiry3. Medium of Lord Justice Brian Leveson, Chair of the Inquiry4. Wide of former tabloid editor Piers Morgan appearing via video link from the US at inquiry into British media ethics in London YouTube/Ark Music Factory5. Music video excerpt: "Friday," by Rebecca Black AP Entertainment Madrid, 7 November 20106. Mid of Bon Jovi7. Close up of Jon Bon Jovi 8. Wide of Jon Bon Jovi talking to reporterAP Photo/David Bergman / PSGNew Jersey, 19 December 20119. Still image - Musician Jon Bon Jovi holding a sign from his home in Red Bank, N.J. that reads, "Heaven looks a lot like New Jersey."