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Friday 18 January, 2013
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THE THINGS THEY TWEET:

1/18/2013 - "If you go to Les Miserables or Broken City in India this weekend, tell me where you saw it and what your thoughts are." Russell Crowe wants feedback about his movies from...

FASCINATING FACT:

1/18/2013 - Oprah Winfrey=E2=80=99s exclusive interview with disgraced cyclist Lance ArMstrong set new weekday viewing records for the TV titan's OWN network. The first part of the chat, which aired in America...

FASCINATING FACT:

1/18/2013 - Kiefer Sutherland's one-time TV wife Leslie Hope has signed on to play the futuristic president of America in sci-fi hit Revolution. Hope will play President Foster, the leader of the Georgia Federation,...

ANNA DEVEARE SMITH WINS 2013 GISH PRIZE

1/18/2013 - Actress Anna Deavere Smith has won the prestigious Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize for her one-woman documentary stage shows. The former West Wing star, 62, has been handed $300,000 (=C2£188,000)...

MARK WAHLBERG HITS LOW NOTES WITH TRANSFORMERS THEME

1/18/2013 - Mark Wahlberg showed off his awful singing skills on U.s. Tv on Thursday night (17Jan13) as he attempted to croon Stan Bush's 1986 The Transformers theme, The Touch. ...

BRITISH SOAP STAR ANDREW LANCEL FACING TRIAL OVER CHILD SEX OFFENCES

1/18/2013 - British actor Andrew Lancel has been ordered to stand trial over five child sex offences. The former Coronation Street star, who left the hit soap opera in March (12), faces five counts...

DJANGO UNCHAINED ACTION FIGURES NO LONGER IN PRODUCTION

1/18/2013 - Action figures based on characters in Quentin Tarantino's new movie Django Unchained have been pulled from the production line following protests from civil rights...

MARK WAHLBERG'S FILM RAGE COST HIM NEW YORK FILMING PERMIT

1/18/2013 - Mark Wahlberg encountered legal problems when he chose to film scenes in his new movie...

LINDSAY LOHAN DIRECTOR STALLS SCREENING AFTER SUNDANCE SNUB

1/18/2013 - The director of Lindsay Lohan's new movie The Canyons is rethinking the film's release after Sundance Film Festival bosses opted not to feature it during their 10-day independent cinema event. ...

KATIE HOLMES INVESTS IN ORGANIC HAIR CARE COMPANY

1/18/2013 - Actress Katie Holmes has signed up as a spokesmodel for an organic haircare company after investing in the brand. The Batman Begins star became a big fan of Alterna after the company's pr=...

ACTOR ROBERT F. CHEW DIES

1/18/2013 - The Wire star Robert F. Chew has died at the age of 52. The heavyweight actor died in his sleep at his home in Baltimore, Maryland on Thursday (17Jan13). His cause of death has been identified...

THE THINGS THEY TWEET:

1/18/2013 - "just ate a questionable sausage sandwich in airport shop and almost chipped tooth on unidentifiable bone like chunk." Actress Jessica Biel hurts her tooth after grabbing...

EMMA STONE: 'I WASN'T DRUNK AT THE OSCARS'

1/18/2013 - Emma Stone has refuted suggestions she was drunk when she presented an Oscar at last year's Academy Awards. The Help star took to the stage with Ben Stiller at the...

AMANDA RIGHETTI BECOMES A MUM

1/18/2013 - Actress Amanda Righetti has given birth to a baby boy. The Mentalist star and her husband Jordan Alan became first-time parents to Knox Addison Alan on 10 January and they have shared a photo...

KARL LAGERFELD MAKES BIG LOSS IN NEW YORK APARTMENT SALE

1/18/2013 - Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld has made a loss of more than $2 million (=C2£1.25 million) after selling off his New York apartment last month (Dec12). Chanel's creative director purchased the three-bedroom...

ROBERT REDFORD STARS IN FILM WITH NO DIALOGUE

1/18/2013 - Robert Redford is pushing the boundaries of filmmaking by starring in a movie without dialogue. The Indecent Proposal star plays a man lost at sea in a new film from Oscar-nominated writer/director...

BARBRA STREISAND IS THE 2013 RECIPIENT OF THE CHAPLIN AWARD

1/18/2013 - Barbra Streisand is to be honoured at the 40th annual Chaplin Award Gala in April . The actress/singer will be saluted by the Film Society of Lincoln Center at...

JESSICA CHASTAIN SHOCKED AND HURT BY BIGELOW'S BEST DIRECTOR OSCAR SNUB

1/18/2013 - Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain felt like she had been shot through the heart after learning director Kathryn Bigelow had missed out on a Best Director Academy Award...

VETERAN ACTOR TOM ARNOLD TO BE A DAD

1/18/2013 - Actor Tom Arnold is to become a first-time dad at the age of 53. The True Lies star and his fourth wife, Ashley Groussman, will welcome a son this March - and the comedian can't contain his...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

1/18/2013 - "She was raised in the Hollywood system, so she's used to a certain level of treatment. Instead of saying, 'Excuse me, could you please pass me the water?' She's used to saying, 'I need water,' and...

JILLY COOPER'S WORK HEADING TO THE WEST END

1/18/2013 - Famed British author Jilly Cooper is heading to the West End as work begins to turn one of her books into a musical. Cooper, who is best known for writing saucy tales of erotic fiction, has...

DENZEL WASHINGTON TRAINED IN FLIGHT SIMULATOR FOR MOVIE ROLE

1/18/2013 - Denzel Washington learned how to pilot a jumbo jet in an aircraft simulator for his role in plane crash drama Flight. The Training Day star has been nominated...

JOHN GALLIANO TO MAKE FASHION COMEBACK

1/18/2013 - Disgraced designer John Galliano is set to make his fashion comeback with OScar De La Renta two years after he was sacked from his role at Christian DIor over his headline-grabbing arrest. The...

SCARLETT JOHANSSON PLANNING WEST END MOVE

1/18/2013 - Scarlett Johansson wants her next theater role to be a turn on the West End stage. The Lost in Translation star won a Tony Award for her Broadway debut in A=...

JAMES DEEN: 'LINDSAY LOHAN ORDERED THE CANYONS CREW TO STRIP'

1/18/2013 - Crewmembers working on Lindsay Lohan's movie The Canyons threatened to walk out when she ordered them to strip off while she was filming a sex scene, according to her co-star James Deen. ...

STARS REACT TO LANCE ARMSTRONG DOPING ADMISSION

1/18/2013 - Lena Dunham, Rita Wilson and Piers Morgan are among the stars who have expressed their distaste after disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong finally confessed to using illegal performance enhancing drugs....

ROBERT REDFORD ADDRESSES MOVIE VIOLENCE AT SUNDANCE LAUNCH

1/18/2013 - Robert Redford opened his famed Sundance Film Festival in Utah this week (17Jan13) by addressing the hot topic of gun control and urging other moviemakers to reconsider the way violence is depicted...

FASCINATING FACT:

1/18/2013 - Aspiring comedians will have a chance to 'roast' funnyman Jack Black in April . The Hollywood star will be the subject of New York's legendary Friars Club Roast and bosses are including his night...

DOWNTON ABBEY SCHEMER STILL GETTING USED TO HIS POSH NAME

1/18/2013 - Downton Abbey star reluctantly hyphenated his name so as not to clash with another working actor called Rob Collier. The TV villain, who plays scheming valet Thomas Barrow on...

MICHELLE COLLINS FLED VICIOUS TRAIN GANG

1/18/2013 - British actress Michelle Collins fled from a train in terror when she was surrounded by a gang of drunk teenagers who bombarded her with abuse. The star, who has enjoyed long-running roles in...

SCARLETT JOHANSSON WINS RAVE REVIEWS FOR CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF

1/18/2013 - Scarlett Johansson has won over New York's tough theater critics and pulled in a slew of positive reviews for her second stint on Broadway, with many comparing her...

BROOKE MUELLER'S SUPERVISED PROBATION ENDS EARLY

1/18/2013 - Charlie Sheen's ex-wife Brooke Mueller is celebrating after a U.S. judge quashed her supervised probation period early. The reality TV star was arrested in Aspen, Colorado in December 2011 and...

COLORADO MOVIE THEATRE REOPENS WITH THE HOBBIT SCREENING

1/18/2013 - The Colorado movie theater at the center of a horrific gun massacre last July reopened on Thursday night (17Jan13) with a private screening of ThE Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Suspected...

JAMIE FOXX: 'SPIKE LEE'S DJANGO UNCHAINED CRITICISM IS IRRESPONSIBLE'

1/18/2013 - Jamie Foxx has blasted Spike Lee's "irresponsible" criticism of his acclaimed new movie...

KATIE PRICE MARRIES FOR THE THIRD TIME

1/18/2013 - British model-turned-TV star Katie Price has walked down the aisle for a third time. The reality TV personality married stripper Kieran Hayler, who is nine years her junior, on a beach in the...

MARK WAHLBERG TURNS HIS SON INTO A RABID PATRIOTS FAN

1/18/2013 - Football mad Mark Wahlberg has turned his young son into a fervent New England Patriots fan after taking him to a recent game and introducing the lad to his sporting...

DIRECTOR PAUL HAGGIS: 'I WAS ASHAMED TO BE A SCIENTOLOGIST'

1/18/2013 - Oscar winner Paul Haggis quit the Church of Scientology after 34 years because he was ashamed of becoming part of an organization he now considers a cult. The Crash writer/director has become...

ROBERT WAGNER HAS NO MORE INFORMATION TO OFFER NATALIE WOOD INVESTIGATION

1/18/2013 - Robert Wagner will not be re-interviewed by authorities in charge of the reopened investigation into the death of his late wife Natalie Wood , according to his attorney. ...

JOAN RIVERS WINS LEGAL BATTLE AGAINST FAN

1/18/2013 - Comedienne Joan Rivers has won a legal battle against a fan who briefly appeared in her 2010 documentary A Piece Of Work. Ann Bogie approached Rivers backstage after the show and chatted with...

LANCE ARMSTRONG CONFESSES TO DOPING AND BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS IN OPRAH INTER=

1/18/2013 - View Disgraced sportsman Lance Armstrong has confessed to using illegal drugs and blood transfusions to enhance his cycling performances before all seven of his Tour de France wins. After years...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

1/18/2013 - "Most actors are really shy and insular creatures. I've just always been a d**k." Downton Abbey star doesn't take himself too seriously. ...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

1/18/2013 - "My mom saw the movie (Black Hawk Down) and afterwards she said, 'That was great, I loved the scene you had with the coffee...' and I said, 'That wasn't me, that was Ewan McGregor.'" Game Of Thrones...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

1/18/2013 - "I was born dead actually, with the cord around my neck. I was blue, there was no heart rate, no brainwaves, nothing, and the doctor, a gentleman named Irwin Shavon - that's how I got my middle name...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

1/18/2013 - "We had the meeting and I said, 'Hey, by the way what do you think about me and Justin Bieber in a like Color of Money-type of basketball, street hustler movie?=E2=80=99 They bought it in the...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

1/18/2013 - "We have a beverage together that we're gonna be announcing... It's not alcohol; it's water." Mark Wahlberg has plans to get into the drinks business with his pal Sean...

CHEERS STARS REUNITE FOR DREAM TV PILOT

1/18/2013 - Former CHEERS co-stars Rhea Perlman and Kirstie Alley have teamed up again for a dream TV pilot. The longtime pals pledged to reunite for another sitcom when Cheers went off the air in 1993...

ERIKA CHRISTENSEN: 'I WILL INTRODUCE MY KIDS TO SCIENTOLOGY'

1/18/2013 - TRAFFIC star Erika Christensen has heaped praise on the Church of Scientology, insisting she'd have no problems introducing her future kids to the faith. The actress plays a dedicated mum on...

CIA AGENT WHO INSPIRED JESSICA CHASTAIN'S CHARACTER MISSED OUT ON PROMOTI=

1/18/2013 - On A ctress Jessica Chastain has revealed the CIA agent who inspired her character in...

CHARLOTTE RAE: 'CONRAD BAIN WAS LIKE A BIG BROTHER TO ME'

1/18/2013 - Veteran actress Charlotte Rae has added her tribute to her former Diff'rent Strokes co-star Conrad Bain, insisting he was like "a big brother" to her during their time on the hit U.S. comedy....

ELIZABETH HURLEY TURNS NASTY IN AIRPORT SPAT

1/18/2013 - British actress Elizabeth Hurley left Perth, Australia on a sour note on Wednesday (17Jan13) when she turned on a female reporter who was firing questions at her sports star fiance Shane Warne at...

MEL GIBSON'S EX SUES LAWYERS OVER SETTLEMENT DEAL

1/18/2013 - Mel Gibson 's ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva is suing lawyers she hired during her 2011 custody battle with the actor over allegations they sabotaged her final settlement...

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