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Thursday, January 17, 2013
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FASCINATING FACT:

1/17/2013 - Oscar-winning screenwriter and director Paul Haggis has opened up about his decision to walk away from the Church of Scientology for the first time on Tv. The Crash writer/director sat down...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

1/17/2013 - "I=E2=80=99m dating my celebrity crush!" Lea Michele on boyfriend and Glee co-star Cory Monteith, who she has been dating since 2010. ...

FASCINATING FACT:

1/17/2013 - Mark Wahlberg has sold a new reality show about his family's fast food business, Wahlburgers, to executives at the History Channel. ...

FASCINATING FACT:

1/17/2013 - Movie star Clive Owen has signed on as the face of British vodka brand Three Olives. ...

FASCINATING FACT:

1/17/2013 - Jennifer Aniston has been named the new face of Aveeno skin care. The 43-year-old actress also endorses SmartWater, L'Oreal and haircare brand Living Proof. ...

NOMINEES FOR COSTUME DESIGNERS GUILD AWARDS ANNOUNCED

1/17/2013 - The style gurus behind hit movies Beasts Of The Southern Wild, Silver LininGs Playbook, Anna Karenina and ARGO will face off for the top prizes at this year's Costume Designers Guild Awards....

MAN OF STEEL HAIRSTYLIST SUES PRODUCERS

1/17/2013 - A hairstylist working on the upcoming SUPERMAN reboot Man Of Steel has filed a lawsuit against producers of the film over allegations she sustained serious injuries on set. Cheryl Pickenback...

MARK WAHLBERG LIMPING AFTER TOE NAIL REMOVAL

1/17/2013 - Movie star Mark Wahlberg is recovering after having a in-grown toe nail yanked out. The Fighter star has been battling the pain since before Christmas and he...

BAM MARGERA BOOTED FROM AUSTRALIAN HOTEL

1/17/2013 - TV prankster Bam Margera has been kicked out of a hotel in Melbourne, Australia and banned for life just hours after checking in. The Jackass stuntman arrived at the Citadines on Thursday (17Jan13)...

TOM CRUISE BECOMES LATEST SWATTING VICTIM

1/17/2013 - Tom Cruise has become Hollywood's latest 'swatting' victim after a prank call led to a police alert at his Beverly Hills home on Thursday (17Jan13). Cops swarmed...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

1/17/2013 - "It=E2=80=99s hard to look at films right now because of the show, but I=e2=80=99m dying to get Sean (Penn), Ed Harris, Denzel Washington on the show." Charlie Sheen reveals his plans for guest stars...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

1/17/2013 - "I permed my hair today. We did a camera test today and we were playing with the idea of him having curly hair. Like rollers! Rollers in the hair!" BrAdley Cooper is trying out new hairstyles for...

THE THINGS THEY TWEET:

1/17/2013 - "Happy 91st birthday Betty White! Honor to have worked with you on the 'Golden Girls' back in the day... Such an inspiration. #Icon". Actor-turned-TV presenter Mario Lopez sends his best to the veteran...

THE THINGS THEY TWEET:

1/17/2013 - "I was on George Street in Sydney tonight...handshakes, love, sincerity, kindness...no s**t at all,just a question...did I die or something?" Russell Crowe is pleasantly...

MATT BOMER LAUNCHING FASHION LINE

1/17/2013 - Actor Matt Bomer is launching a fashion line based on his character in hit U.s. Tv drama White Collar. The hunky star, who plays well-dressed conman Neal Caffrey in the popular show, has...

AMERICA'S DEAR ABBY ADVICE GURU DEAD AT 94

1/17/2013 - Beloved U.S. agony aunt Pauline Phillips has died, aged 94. Phillips, who founded the syndicated Dear Abby advice column, passed away on Wednesday (16Jan13) after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's...

ROB JAMES-COLLIER: 'MY DOWNTON ABBEY CHARACTER SHOULD BE DEAD'

1/17/2013 - Downton Abbey star still can't believe his TV villain Thomas Barrow is still alive - because the scheming valet was supposed to be killed off at the end of season one. The...

ACTRESS SOPHIYA HAQUE DEAD

1/17/2013 - British actress Sophiya Haque has died, aged 41. The former Coronation Street star was diagnosed with cancer just before Christmas . She passed away in London on Wednesday (16Jan13) following...

JENNIFER LOPEZ STRUGGLED WITH MARC ANTHONY SPLIT ON PARKER SET

1/17/2013 - Singer/actress Jennifer Lopez 's split from husband Marc Anthony took its toll on the set of new action movie...

BARNEY & FRIENDS CO-CREATOR'S SON ARRESTED

1/17/2013 - The son of Barney & FRIENDS co-creator Sheryl Leach has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. Patrick Leach was taken in to custody in Malibu, California on 9 January after allegedly...

CONNIE BRITTON STRUGGLES WITH MOTHERHOOD GUILT

1/17/2013 - Actress Connie Britton feels overwhelmed with guilt as she struggles to balance motherhood with her busy shooting schedule for hit TV series Nashville.. Britton adopted a baby son, Yoby, from...

SOPHIA BUSH'S REPRESENTATIVE DISMISSES JOSH HUTCHERSON ROMANCE REPORT

1/17/2013 - A representative for Sophia Bush has brushed off a U.S. report linking the actress to Josh Hutcherson , insisting the stars are longterm friends. Editors at America's...

DREW BARRYMORE PANICKED DURING YEAR-LONG CAREER BREAK

1/17/2013 - Actress Drew Barrymore "freaked out" after turning her back on Hollywood to embark on a year-long spiritual quest abroad. After wrapping her 2009 directorial...

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER SPENT YEARS FIGHTING FOR CONAN REVIVAL

1/17/2013 - Arnold Schwarzenegger spent years campaigning for movie bosses to bring him back as big screen barbarian CONAN because no one would take his idea seriously at first....

ALEC BALDWIN NEARLY QUIT 30 ROCK OVER BAD WRITING

1/17/2013 - Alec Baldwin considered bowing out of hit TV comedy 30 ROCK when he felt the quality of the scripts began to suffer. The Hollywood star has played TV boss Jack...

LANCE ARMSTRONG STRIPPED OF OLYMPIC MEDAL

1/17/2013 - Shamed cyclist Lance Armstrong has been ordered to return his Olympic medal just hours before his tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey airs in the U.S. The sportsman's doping scandal has...

STARS BLAST NRA OVER NEW CAMPAIGN

1/17/2013 - Actors David Boreanaz, Olivia Wilde and Zach Braff have taken aim at bosses behind America's National Rifle Association (NRA) over their controversial new advert, with the BONES star blasting...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

1/17/2013 - "I felt naked at first, and then I kind of got used to it. Now I quite enjoy it! It's easy to look after." British actor Nicholas Hoult is enjoying his low-maintenance...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

1/17/2013 - "She's awesome. Our girl time is usually spent singing, drinking and dancing, and that's exactly what we did on New Year's Eve." Gabrielle Union rang in 2013 partying...

KIM KARDASHIAN: 'I WOULD LOVE TO BE DIVORCED'

1/17/2013 - Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is desperate to end her marriage to basketball star Kris Humphries as she prepares to start a family with Kanye West. The pregnant beauty is locked in a divorce...

DAVID BECKHAM VISITS HOSPITAL PATIENTS

1/17/2013 - Soccer superstar David Beckham showed off his caring side on Wednesday (16Jan13) by visiting wounded soldiers and young cancer patients at a hospital in Birmingham, England. The sports ace made...

DOMINIC COOPER TO PLAY IAN FLEMING

1/17/2013 - Mamma Mia! star Dominic Cooper is to play James Bond creator Ian Fleming in a new TV show. The British actor will take on the lead role in Fleming, a new series based on the author behind...

OPRAH WINFREY HAD JUST DAYS TO PREPARE FOR LANCE ARMSTRONG INTERVIEW

1/17/2013 - TV titan Oprah Winfrey had less than a week to prepare for her career-defining interview with shamed cyclist Lance Armstrong. The talk show queen filmed the candid chat with Armstrong on Monday...

LES MISERABLES PRODUCERS DONATE $16,000 TO CHURCH FUND

1/17/2013 - The producers of blockbuster musical Les Miserables have donated $16,000 (=C2£10,000) to an English church featured in the film to help pay for a new heating...

MICHAEL MADSEN SPARKS OUTRAGE WITH KNIFE JACKET

1/17/2013 - Kill Bill star Michael Madsen has courted controversy by walking the runway at a fashion show wearing a jacket stuffed with knives just days after designer Philipp...

LINDSAY LOHAN REFUSED TO REHEARSE WITH CHARLIE SHEEN

1/17/2013 - Charlie Sheen grew frustrated with Lindsay Lohan on the set of Scary Movie 5 because the troubled actress refused to rehearse their scenes together. Lohan shares the screen with the former Two...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

1/17/2013 - "I was terrified, obviously, my heart was beating out of my chest and he's sitting in a chair... I'm like, 'This is so weird!' You take a long time to prepare for something... as well as starving...

TATYANA ALI CRIES TO KEEP FIT

1/17/2013 - Actress/singer Tatyana Ali weeps three times a day as part of an unusual daily workout routine. The former Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star exhausts herself with marathon crying sessions to keep...

KHLOE KARDASHIAN FUMING OVER MARRIAGE TROUBLE RUMOURS

1/17/2013 - Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian has dismissed rumours suggesting her marriage to basketball star Lamar Odom is in trouble. Tabloid reports suggest The X Factor host is on the verge of splitting...

SEX AND THE CITY PREQUEL WILL NOT FEATURE FOOTAGE OF THE TWIN TOWERS

1/17/2013 - Producers behind Sex And The City's 1980s-based prequel The Carrie Diaries decided against using footage of the Twin Towers to avoid upsetting viewers.. The upcoming TV series focuses on a high-school...

JACKIE COLLINS ANNOYED BY LINDSAY LOHAN FAN'S TWITTER ATTACK

1/17/2013 - Author Jackie Collins has taken aim at a Twitter.com follower who criticised her for comments she made about Lindsay Lohan's flop 2012 TV movie Liz & Dick. The writer was not a fan of the movie,...

ARGO STAR LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN AGAINST CHINESE RESTAURANTS IN TEXAS

1/17/2013 - ARGO and Zero Dark Thirty star Kyle Chandler has launched a crusade to ban the sale of shark fin...

LENA DUNHAM ACCEPTS HOWARD STERN'S APOLOGY ON AIR

1/17/2013 - Lena Dunham accepted an invitation to appear on Howard Stern's radio show on Wednesday (16Jan13) so he could apologize in person for branding her "fat". The shock jock called the Girls creator...

PILOT IN LONDON HELICOPTER HORROR WAS MOVIE STUNTMAN

1/17/2013 - The pilot who perished in a horrific helicopter crash in central London on Wednesday (16Jan13) was a stuntman who had worked on dozens of movies and TV projects. Peter Barnes, 50, was one of...

ELLEN PAGE GRANTED RESTRAINING ORDER AGAINST ALLEGED STALKER

1/17/2013 - Actress Ellen Page has won a restraining order against an alleged online stalker. The Juno star filed a complaint with the Los Angeles Police Department (LApd) last June after receiving...

JANET JACKSON AND TODD BRIDGES REMEMBER CONRAD BAIN

1/17/2013 - Pop superstar Janet Jackson and actor Todd Bridges have paid tribute to their late Diff'rent Strokes co-star Conrad Bain following his death on Monday (14Jan13). The actor, who played beloved...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

1/17/2013 - "I've chosen not to speak publicly about Scientology. I have two children who are Scientologists... and I utterly respect their beliefs." Nicole KidmaN refuses to speak out against the controversial...

FASCINATING FACT:

1/17/2013 - Al Pacino is to reteam with his SCARFACE and Carlito's Way director Brian DE Palma for a new film about disgraced U.S. college football coach Joe PateRno. Pacino will...

THE THINGS THEY TWEET:

1/17/2013 - "So funny when you see magazines & photos online of this new home that's supposedly mine but its the wrong house! Lol". Pregnant reality star Kim KardAshian insists images floating around on the internet...

ASHTON KUTCHER'S CO-STAR RAVES ABOUT JOBS BIOPIC

1/17/2013 - Ashton Kutcher makes an amazing Steve Jobs according to his co-star in the biopic, which will debut at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah. Josh Gad, who portrays the late Apple boffin's business...

QUVENZHANE WALLIS AND NAOMIE HARRIS AMONG BLACK WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD HONOUR=

1/17/2013 - Ees Pre-teen Oscar nominee Quvenzhane Wallis and SKYFALL actress Naomie Harris are set to be honoured by Essence magazine editors at its annual Black Women in Hollywood...

FRANKIE MUNIZ OFFERS UP SAGE ADVICE TO AMANDA BYNES AND LINDSAY LOHAN

1/17/2013 - Former child star Frankie Muniz has urged his troubled pals Amanda Bynes and Lindsay Lohan to take a step back from Hollywood to reevaluate their lives after each...

BROOKE BURKE CHARVET HEAPS PRAISE ON HUSBAND AFTER CANCER SCARE

1/17/2013 - Actress-turned-reality TV star Brooke Burke Charvet has lavished praise on her husband David, insisting he was the rock she needed as she battled thyroid cancer. The Dancing with the Stars host,...

CHILD SOLDIER DRAMA REBELLE LEADS CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS WITH 12 NODS

1/17/2013 - Writer/director Kim Nguyen's critically-acclaimed drama REBELLE will lead the way at the inaugural Canadian Screen Awards after landing a total of 12 nominations. The harrowing film, also known...

PRODUCERS DROP EDWARD FURLONG FROM MOVIE OVER LATEST ARREST

1/17/2013 - Edward Furlong has been axed from his latest movie following his recent arrest on a domestic violence charge. The Terminator 2: Judgment Day star was taken into custody after allegedly shoving...

MONACO ROYALS BRAND NICOLE KIDMAN'S NEW FILM 'PURE FICTION'

1/17/2013 - Prince Albert Of Monaco and his sisters have lashed out at the producers and director of Nicole Kidman 's new movie in which the actress portrays their mother,...

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