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Friday, January 03, 2014
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FASCINATING FACT:

1/3/2014 - A comic book based on U.s. Tv show Vampire Diaries is set to hit stores on Wednesday (08Jan14). The comics will be released on a monthly basis. ...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

1/3/2014 - "Playing Nelson Mandela has made me wanna do a lot more." Actor Idris Elba plans to become a force for good after portraying the late human rights icon in Mandela: Long...

GISELE BUNDCHEN JOINS RAINFOREST ALLIANCE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

1/3/2014 - Supermodel Gisele Bundchen has been appointed to the Rainforest Alliance's board of directors. The Brazilian beauty will be part of a team which "will help shape the vision, strategic plans,...

ROSE MGOWAN WITNESSES ATTACK ON PENSIONER

1/3/2014 - Newlywed actress Rose Mcgowan had a violent start to 2014 when she witnessed the attack of a pensioner on Thursday (02Jan14). The former Charmed star took to Twitter.com to recount the incident,...

PAUL WALKER'S FAST & FURIOUS CHARACTER TO BE RETIRED - REPORT

1/3/2014 - Actor Paul Walker 's Fast & FURIOUS character will be retired, not killed off, in the latest film of the hit franchise, according to a U.S. report. Walker's...

LISA ROBIN KELLY DIED FROM MULTIPLE DRUG INTOXICATION

1/3/2014 - Actress Lisa Robin Kelly died from multiple drug intoxication, according to her autopsy report. The That '70s Show star's death has been ruled an accidental overdose by the Los Angeles...

MEAN GIRLS STAR LACEY CHABERT IS A MARRIED WOMAN

1/3/2014 - Mean Girls star Lacey Chabert has joined the 2014 newlyweds club after exchanging vows with her...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

1/3/2014 - "It happened during the premiere... and there was a massive sadness in the room... We made the announcement and you couldn't write that." Actor Idris Elba on the timing of...

JANET HUBERT PAYS TRIBUTE TO JAMES AVERY

1/3/2014 - Actress Janet Hubert has become the latest celebrity to pay tribute to late actor James Avery, who passed away on Tuesday (31Dec13) from complications due to heart surgery. Hubert,...

DAN STEVENS YET TO CATCH SEASON FOUR OF DOWNTON ABBEY

1/3/2014 - Former Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens has yet to catch any of the fourth season of the show - because he has been too busy working in the U.s. The actor, whose...

DAME JUDI DENCH: 'I MOONED AT HARVEY WEINSTEIN OVER LUNCH'

1/3/2014 - Actress Dame Judi Dench has confirmed reports she once bared her bum at a lunch with movie mogul Harvey Weinstein - and revealed a fake tattoo of his name. The great Brit, who has often credited...

PAUL WALKER'S ORGANS TOO CHARRED TO BE DONATED

1/3/2014 - Actor Paul Walker 's injuries following his car crash in November were so bad none of his organs were fit to be donated. The Fast and the Furious star was a passenger...

AMERICAN HUSTLE & NEBRASKA UP FOR TOP SCREENPLAY PRIZE

1/3/2014 - American Hustle, Nebraska, Before Midnight and Captain Phillips have been named among the top screenplays of 2013 by the Writers Guild of America. American Hustle,...

NAOMIE HARRIS STRUGGLED WITH DARK SIDES OF PERSONALITY FOR MANDELA ROLE

1/3/2014 - British actress Naomie Harris was left traumatised while shooting her role in...

ROBERT DE NIRO: 'MY DAYS AS A LEADING ACTOR ARE GONE'

1/3/2014 - Robert De Niro is certain his time as a leading actor is over, but is happy to play supporting roles so he can keep working. The GoodFellas star appears...

CHIWETEL EJIOFOR WAS HESITANT ABOUT 12 YEARS A SLAVE ROLE

1/3/2014 - British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor nearly turned down the lead role in 12 Years A Slave over fears he might have "messed it up". Director Steve McQueen's movie,...

JOHNNY DEPP'S GIG LEGAL BATTLE OVER

1/3/2014 - Johnny Depp has ended a legal battle with a college professor who alleged the actor's bodyguards involved her in a scuffle at a concert in Los Angeles in 2011. ...

KATE WINSLET REFUSED TO DISCUSS WEDDING PLANS AMID PHONE HACKING FEARS

1/3/2014 - British actress Kate Winslet refused to discuss her wedding to Ned RocknrolL over the phone amid fears the news would leak. Winslet married the businessman, nephew of U.K. tycoon Sir Richard Branso=...

GREAT TRAIN ROBBER RONNIE BIGGS MOURNED AT FUNERAL

1/3/2014 - Family and friends of notorious British gangster Ronnie Biggs have paid their respects at a funeral in London. The 84 year old, who was part of a gang which stole millions from a mail train...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

1/3/2014 - "It just prevents me from seeing when other actors are laughing or something, which is something I hate - to miss a good joke. But apart from that it=E2=80=99s Ok. I get by." Dame Judi Dench on the...

THE THINGS THEY TWEET:

1/3/2014 - "Flight home was cancelled due to the (snow) storm... guess I'm stuck in Las Vegas a little longer." Paris Hilton's socialite sister Nicky is stranded in Las Vegas due to bad weather which has...

FASCINATING FACT:

1/3/2014 - Martin Scorsese's new film The Wolf Of Wall Street has set a new record for using the word 'f**k' a total of 506 times. It beats the previous record set by Spike Lee's serial killer movie Summer...

BRITISH SOAP VETERAN TO STEP DOWN

1/3/2014 - One of Britain's longest-serving soap stars Colin Skipp is to step down from his role in beloved radio show The Archers after suffering a series of heart attacks. The actor has played Tony Archer...

APOLLO THEATRE RE-OPENING DELAYED

1/3/2014 - The re-opening of London's Apollo Theatre has been delayed by a further week after a horrifying ceiling collapse at the venue in December . Nearly 80 audience members were injured, several...

CONMAN JAILED OVER PETRA ECCLESTONE JEWEL THEFT

1/3/2014 - A conman who pretended to be a wealthy foreign tycoon to gain access to luxury properties has been jailed for stealing jewelry from the home of British socialite Petra Ecclestone. Earlier...

MATT SMITH'S AMERICAN PSYCHO CRIPPLED BY ILLNESS

1/3/2014 - A production of Matt Smith's new stage adaptation of American Psycho was cancelled this week (beg30Dec13) after a number of castmembers fell ill. The musical's matinee performance at London's...

MICHAEL DOUGLAS AND CATHERINE ZETA-JONES CELEBRATE NEW YEAR TOGETHER

1/3/2014 - Michael Douglas and put on a united front for 2014 by ringing in the New Year together during a family skiing holiday. The Hollywood couple announced their separation...

FANS HOLD BIRTHDAY VIGIL FOR MICHAEL SCHUMACHER

1/3/2014 - Michael Schumacher's fans marked the sportsman's 45th birthday on Friday (03Jan14) by organising a special silent vigil outside the hospital in France where he remains in a coma. The retired...

PABLO SCHREIBER SPLITS FROM WIFE

1/3/2014 - Orange Is The New Black star Pablo Schreiber is single again after splitting from his wife. Schreiber's yoga instructor partner, Jessica, filed court documents shortly before Christmas (Dec2513)...

HELICOPTER CRASH LAWSUIT AGAINST ELLE MACPHERSON'S HUSBAND DROPPED

1/3/2014 - A lawsuit filed against Elle Macpherson's husband Jeffrey Soffer over a helicopter crash which killed his friend has been dropped. Soffer survived the horrifying accident in the Bahamas in 2012,...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

1/3/2014 - "I was, I think, five, and I played a snail in Four-and-Twenty Tailors Went to Kill a Snail... I remember I had a brown romper suit on and brown tights and my father made me an enormous shell......

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

1/3/2014 - "When we first met, I felt like I'd known her forever - it was weird. I'm very protective; it's in my wiring. My rule is, 'if it isn't bugging Lena then it's fine with me.'" GIRLS star Allison Williams...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

1/3/2014 - "I tried Botox once and hated the results. I'd never do it again. For me it doesn't work because I'm an actor and I need to be able to move every part of my face. I think I'm being hired...

DAME JUDI DENCH HAD A PHOBIA OF THE CINEMA AS A TEEN

1/3/2014 - Dame Judi Dench missed out on a string of cinematic treats in her youth because she had a phobia of dark theatres full of people. The Oscar winner reveals she went through "a kind of claustrophobia"...

REEVE CARNEY'S SPIDER-MAN COSTUME TO BE ADDED TO THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUT=

1/3/2014 - E The suit actor Reeve Carney wore as SPIDER-MAN during his Broadway stint in the musical Turn Off The Dark is to be added to the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History...

LEAH REMINI'S HALF-SISTER DIES

1/3/2014 - Actress Leah Remini's half-sister has died at the age of 35. Stephanie Remini lost her battle with cancer on New Year's Eve (31Dec13) and her grieving sister, Nicole Remini-Wiskow, confirmed the...

MARILYN MONROE'S SEVEN YEAR ITCH DRESS VOTED BEST MOVIE FROCK

1/3/2014 - Screen legend Marilyn Monroe 's iconic white dress from The Seven Year Itch has been voted the number one outfit in movie history. The blonde bombshell's billowing...

SPIKE LEE MOURNS LOSS OF YOUNGER BROTHER

1/3/2014 - Director Spike Lee is mourning the loss of his younger brother, Christopher Lee, who passed away at the age of 55. The Do The Right Thing filmmaker ended 2013 on a sombre note, as his youn=...

BRAD PITT'S HOUSING FOUNDATION CONSIDERS LEGAL ACTION OVER HURRICANE HOME=

1/3/2014 - S Brad Pitt and the leaders of his nonprofit organisation, Make It Right, are considering legal action over claims rotting wood was supplied to rebuild homes in New Orleans, Louisiana in the...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

1/3/2014 - "Very early on, I was told that I didn=E2=80=99t have a face to be a screen actress. Well, that was it. That was a time when you had to be quite a looker." Dame Judi Dench admits the start of...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

1/3/2014 - "What am I going to tweet about? My sneakers? Or, 'I have 140,000 friends on Facebook.' What does that even mean? I find it to be a waste of time. The Internet is so caustic; just a place where...

BREAKING BAD SUPERFAN BUSTED ON DRUG CHARGES

1/3/2014 - A Florida man who won a contest to watch the finale of hit drama Breaking BAd with the cast was arrested on New Year's Eve (31Dec13) and charged with masterminding a drug distribution operation. ...

KRYSTEN RITTER STRIKES UP TWITTER CONVERSATION WITH JARED LETO

1/3/2014 - Actress Krysten Ritter is hoping to kickstart 2014 with a new friendship after striking up a conversation with her childhood crush Jared Leto online. The Breaking...

JOHN TRAVOLTA TO RETEAM WITH ALLEY ON THE SMALL SCREEN

1/3/2014 - Best pals and Look Who's Talking co-stars John Travolta and Kirstie Alley are set for a TV reunion on the actress' new comedy. Travolta will play an inept stagehand...

MELISSA GILBERT UNDERGOES TREATMENT FOR MIGRAINE PAIN

1/3/2014 - Actress Melissa Gilbert is celebrating the new year pain-free after undergoing a revolutionary new procedure to put a stop to her severe headaches. The former child star of Little House on the...

TOM ARNOLD CREDITS SON WITH INSPIRING WEIGHT LOSS

1/3/2014 - Actor Tom Arnold is starting off 2014 89 pounds (40 kilograms) lighter after turning his diet around following the birth of his baby boy. The True Lies star became a first-time father at the age...

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