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FASCINATING FACT:

2/1/2013 - Comedienne and chat show host Ellen D eGENERES surprised her "amazing wife" Portia De Rossi on Friday (01Feb13) by unveiling a huge happy birthday billboard, featuring a...

FASCINATING FACT:

2/1/2013 - Actor James Franco is set to produce a new documentary about Frida Giannini, the creative director of luxury brand Gucci. This will be the 127 Hours star's second venture with the label - in 2008...

BAR REFAELI ACHIEVES LIFE-LONG DREAM WITH SUPER BOWL ADVERT

2/1/2013 - Supermodel Bar Refaeli has achieved one of her greatest dreams after kissing a total stranger in her new Super Bowl advert. The Israeli beauty locks lips with a chubby-faced, bespectacled nerd,...

TERESA PALMER LAUNCHES HAPPINESS WEBSITE

2/1/2013 - Actress Teresa Palmer has joined the ranks of BEYONCE and Gwyneth Paltrow by setting up her own...

SANDRA BULLOCK TO REUNITE WITH HER REAL-LIFE BLIND SIDE FAMILY AT THE SUP=

2/1/2013 - Er Bowl Sandra Bullock will be joining the mother she played in The Blind Side at the Super Bowl on Sunday (03Feb13) - to cheer on Baltimore Ravens star MichaEl Oher. Bullock won an Oscar for...

MERYL STREEP CONFIRMED AS NEW MOVIE WITCH

2/1/2013 - Meryl Streep has been confirmed as The Witch in a new film version of hit stage show Into The Woods. The veteran entered talks about the project last autumn , but...

THE THINGS THEY TWEET:

2/1/2013 - "Voted Hugh Jackman as Best Actor for the Oscars. The character arc, the degree of difficulty, way more responsibility than any other nominee." RusselL Crowe has cast his vote for his Les Miserables...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

2/1/2013 - "My dad and I both react differently on camera; we both... turn into compulsive rednecks and my mother just turns into, like, weeping Willow... We're a totally normal family - I'm drunk, she's crying!"...

VITTORIO CECCHI GORI SENTENCED TO SIX YEARS IN JAIL

2/1/2013 - Oscar-winning Italian producer Vittorio Cecchi Gori has been sentenced to six years behind bars. The 70 year old was accused of diverting assets from his production firm, Safin Cinematografica,...

JOHN HURT BECOMES UNIVERSITY CHANCELLOR

2/1/2013 - Hollywood actor John Hurt has been named chancellor of a university in his adopted hometown. The Alien star has been appointed Chancellor of the Norwich University of=...

BLING RING MEMBER SENTENCED TO PROBATION

2/1/2013 - A member of Hollywood's notorious 'Bling Ring' gang has been sentenced to three years of probation after allegedly receiving a jacket stolen from PariS Hilton's home. Courtney Leigh Ames was...

JENNIFER LAWRENCE STUNNED BY UNEVEN BREASTS REVEAL

2/1/2013 - Jennifer Lawrence 's recent chest infection has left the actress scarred for life - X-rays have revealed she has uneven breasts. The Oscar-nominated Silver...

MARK WAHLBERG & TED TO RETEAM AT THE OSCARS

2/1/2013 - Mark Wahlberg and his fluffy TED sidekick will reunite onstage at the Oscars. The movie star enjoyed comedy success in the film last summer and now he's...

PENELOPE CRUZ IS PREGNANT - REPORT

2/1/2013 - Actress Penelope Cruz and her husband Javier Bardem are expecting their second child, according to a U.S. report. The Vicky Cristina Barcelona star is pregnant and...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

2/1/2013 - "It was incredible, absolutely real and I would completely forget it was Tony in there. At the end of the day when he took off his face and there would be Anthony Hopkins, I was like, 'What the hell...

THE THINGS THEY TWEET:

2/1/2013 - "Happy Birthday Scott Ruffalo! Rest in peace my brother." Movie star Mark RUffalo remembers his brother, who was shot dead in 2008. ...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

2/1/2013 - "I have never changed a diaper before, so I may need some help learning. I don't have friends who have kids, so it's going to be an interesting experience to learn how to change a diaper." Actor Channing...

FASCINATING FACT:

2/1/2013 - Ewan Mcgregor is teaming up with famed wildlife filmmaker Sir David AttenboRough to shoot a documentary about his native Scotland. The Trainspotting actor will narrate...

DENZEL WASHINGTON'S DAUGHTER WORKING FOR QUENTIN TARANTINO

2/1/2013 - Denzel Washington 's eldest daughter has landed a job working for famed director Quentin Tarantino. The Oscar winner has revealed 25-year-old Katia, his daughter...

KELLY BROOK DENIES EX-BOYFRIEND CAUSED SPLIT

2/1/2013 - British actress/model Kelly Brook has confirmed she is single again but denies her love split is related to her close friendship with an ex-boyfriend. The Piranha 3D star hit headlines on Friday...

HELEN MIRREN ENJOYS STEAMY SMOOCH WITH PAUL RUDD

2/1/2013 - Dame Helen Mirren stunned viewers of a TV chat show when she puckered up for a steamy kiss with Hollywood hunk Paul Rudd. The Oscar-winning actress appeared alongside Rudd as a guest on Graham...

GAEL GARCIA BERNAL BACKS AMNESTY CAMPAIGN

2/1/2013 - Actor Gael Garcia Bernal is backing Amnesty International's campaign to end human rights abuses in South America. The Mexican stars in new movie No as a businessman who helps bring democr=...

JENNIFER LAWRENCE CRINGES OVER WARDROBE MALFUNCTION

2/1/2013 - Jennifer Lawrence screamed with embarrassment during a TV interview this week (beg28Jan13) when she was forced to relive her humiliating wardrobe malfunction at the...

AUSTRALIAN DJS IN THE CLEAR OVER DUCHESS PRANK

2/1/2013 - British authorities have dropped a criminal investigation into the Australian DJs who made a prank call to the hospital treating Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge last year . Mel Greig...

CHRISTIAN SLATER BLAMES DIFFICULT MOVIE INDUSTRY FOR TONY SCOTT'S DEATH

2/1/2013 - Christian Slater was devastated to hear of director Tony Scott's suicide and blames the stress of working in the movie industry for pushing him too far. The actor...

HUGH HEFNER'S WIFE AUCTIONING OFF WEDDING DRESS

2/1/2013 - Hugh Hefner's wife Crystal Harris is auctioning off her wedding dress to raise money for a cancer charity in memory of the Playboy boss' late assistant. The adult magazine mogul's secretary...

TV HOST GERALDO RIVERA EYEING U.S. SENATE RUN

2/1/2013 - Talk show legend Geraldo Rivera is considering turning his back on the small screen to run for a U.s. Senate seat in New Jersey. The 69-year-old broadcaster has been regular fixture on U.s. Tv...

DANNY BOYLE BACKS BRITISH STUDIO EXPANSION PLANS

2/1/2013 - British director Danny Boyle has thrown his support behind plans to expand the U.K.'s famous Pinewood Studios after politicians blocked previous proposals to improve the facilities. Bosses at...

FORMER NEW YORK CITY MAYOR ED KOCH DIES

2/1/2013 - American politician-turned-TV star Ed Koch has died at the age of 88. The former New York City Mayor, who hosted reality TV show The People's Court in the 1990s, passed away at a hospital in the...

BRUCE WILLIS UNVEILS DIE HARD MURAL

2/1/2013 - Bruce Willis unveiled a permanent tribute to his Die Hard character John McClane at a movie...

BERNARD HORSFALL DEAD AT 82

2/1/2013 - Beloved British actor Bernard Horsfall has died at the age of 82. He passed away at a hospital near his home on the Isle of Skye, off the Scottish coast, on Tuesday (29Jan13). Further details...

KRISTIN CHENOWETH WINS APOLOGY FROM AIRLINE

2/1/2013 - Actress Kristin Chenoweth has won an apology from an American airline following a bust-up with a flight attendant. The Glee star complained that a member of the American Airlines crew became...

JEREMY LONDON'S DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CHARGES DISMISSED

2/1/2013 - Jeremy London is in the clear after authorities dismissed domestic violence charges stemming from the actor's alleged bust-up with his estranged wife last year . The former Party Of...

FASCINATING FACT:

2/1/2013 - Alec Baldwin ended U.S. sitcom 30 ROCK with a bang on Thursday night (31Jan13) by having three-way sex with Julianne Moore and Salma Hayek. His character, Jack Donaghy,...

FASCINATING FACT:

2/1/2013 - Robert De Niro will become the latest movie star to plant his hand and footprints in cement outside Hollywood tourist attraction the Chinese Theatre on Monday (04Feb13). ...

JULIA ORMOND TO LEAD WITCH FAMILY TV DRAMA

2/1/2013 - Pregnant Jenna Dewan-tatum, Julia Ormond and Twin Peaks star Madchen Amick are to play a family of...

NICHOLAS HOULT COULDN'T STOMACH BRAIN SCENES IN WARM BODIES

2/1/2013 - Actor Nicholas Hoult struggled to stomach the fake brains he munched for new zombie movie...

JEREMY RENNER TO LEAD THE CAST OF GARY WEBB/CIA THRILLER

2/1/2013 - Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol and The Bourne Legacy star Jeremy RENNER has signed on to produce and star in a new movie about tragic journalist GAry Webb. The Pulitzer Prize-winning...

BRITISH ACTOR RICHARD BRIERS HAS EMPHYSEMA

2/1/2013 - Veteran British actor Richard Briers is battling emphysema. The Good Life star, 79, was diagnosed with the chronic lung condition five years ago, and he has blamed his lifelong smoking habit for...

BRITISH ACTOR DEAN GAFFNEY UNDERGOES SURGERY AFTER CAR CRASH

2/1/2013 - British star Dean Gaffney reportedly underwent emergency surgery on Thursday (31Jan13) after he was injured in a horrific car crash. The actor, best known for his role on U.K. soap opera EastEnders,...

RUSSELL BRAND SHUTS DOWN DEMI MOORE ROMANCE RUMOURS

2/1/2013 - Russell Brand has brushed off reports suggesting he is Demi Moore 's latest toyboy, insisting he only knows the actress through yoga class. Brand, 37, was linked to the...

KELLY BROOK SINGLE AGAIN AFTER SPLIT

2/1/2013 - British model/actress Kelly Brook has split from rugby hunk Thom Evans, according to U.K. reports. The Piranha 3D star called time on her two-year relationship with Evans last week (ends27Jan13)...

LIBERTY ROSS POSES NUDE AFTER FILING FOR DIVORCE

2/1/2013 - Actress/model Liberty Ross has reminded her estranged husband Rupert SanderS what he is missing by stripping off for a saucy new magazine shoot. The 34-year-old mother-of-two is seen wearing nothing...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

2/1/2013 - "I'm going to focus on films right now. I'm working on a new album, but I feel like I have more time on that. I might do a Christmas album." Jennifer Lopez is...

ALLISON WILLIAMS MOVES IN WITH MAYER'S PAL

2/1/2013 - GIRLS star Allison Williams has taken her romance with John Mayer's best pal Ricky Van Veen to the next level - the couple has moved in together, according to U.S. reports. The TV star, who...

NICHOLAS HOULT & HUGH GRANT BECAME CAR HUNTING BUDDIES ON ABOUT A BOY SET

2/1/2013 - Former child star Nicholas Hoult became good friends with Hugh Grant on the set of About A...

U.S. MAGAZINE LAUNCHES DORIS DAY OSCAR CAMPAIGN

2/1/2013 - A U.s. tabloid has launched a new campaign to land Doris Day an Oscar before she dies. The Globe has often reported the reclusive 88-year-old movie star is unwell and close to death, and editors...

KENNETH BRANAGH TO DIRECT CINDERELLA - REPORT

2/1/2013 - Kenneth Branagh has become CINDERELLA's fairy godfather after reportedly replacing Mark Romanek as the director of a new blockbuster about the girl with the glass slippers. Disney bosses have...

BIG PUSH FOR WESLEY SNIPES FILM COMEBACK AT EUROPEAN FILM MARKET

2/1/2013 - BLADE star Wesley Snipes will have a film to promote when he's released from prison this summer - executives at Vmi Worldwide are selling the last film he made before tax troubles put him behind...

DAVID O. RUSSELL FORCED SON TO AUDITION FOR MOVIE

2/1/2013 - Director David O. Russell forced his son to audition for a role as a nosy neighbour in Silver Linings Playbook - even though he inspired the Oscar-nominated movie. ...

MARION COTILLARD ROASTED AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY

2/1/2013 - French star Marion Cotillard was roasted by students at America's Harvard University on Thursday (31Jan13) after she was named Woman of the Year by their theater...

9/11 VICTIMS GROUP BLAST CRITICS OF ZERO DARK THIRTY, PRAISE FILMMAKERS

2/1/2013 - Filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow has been given a huge boost as the debate about the torture techniques featured in Zero Dark Thirty rages on - the relatives of those who...

JIM CARREY TO PLAY REAL-LIFE BANKROBBER

2/1/2013 - Jim Carrey is set to team up with Napoleon Dynamite director Jared Hess to bring the real-life story of a banker-turned-bankrobber to the big screen. Reports suggest...

DAKOTA FANNING TAKES AIM AT 'CREEPS' WHO COMPLAINED ABOUT JACOBS AD

2/1/2013 - Actress Dakota Fanning has broken her silence over her controversial 2010 MArc Jacobs fragrance campaign, insisting "creeps" read too much into the banned ad. The Twilight star admits she's...

MARTIN SHEEN BACKTRACKS OVER ZERO DARK THIRTY PETITION CRITICISM

2/1/2013 - Martin Sheen gave his backing to a petition calling on Oscar voters to boycott Zero Dark Thirty over the film's torture scenes by "mistake", insisting he has...

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