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Wednesday 22 May, 2013
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FASCINATING FACT:

5/22/2013 - Embattled publishing tycoon Rupert Murdoch has bought a vineyard in Bel Air, California. The billionaire is the new owner of Moraga Vineyards, which was placed on the market for $29.5 millon (...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

5/22/2013 - "We are the lowest grossing film trilogy of all time, but we have a few friends." Ethan Hawke jokes about the cult success of his movie trilogy Before Sunrise,...

OPRAH WINFREY, BEYONCE AND ANGELINA JOLIE ARE AMONG WORLD'S 100 MOST POWE=

5/22/2013 - Rful Women Oprah Winfrey, Beyonce and Angelina Jolie have been named among the 100 Most Powerful Women in the world in a new Forbes magazine poll. Editors ranked the...

JENNIFER ANISTON STAGES FRIENDS REUNION SKIT FOR TV SHOW CO-HOSTING GIG

5/22/2013 - Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Matthew Perry staged a hilarious mini-FRiends reunion for mutual pal Ellen Degeneres' U.s. talk show. Aniston, who co-hosted Wednesday's (22May13) programme...

RYAN GOSLING SENDS LETTER OF APOLOGY FOR MISSING CANNES PREMIERE

5/22/2013 - Ryan Gosling personally apologised to the media at the Cannes Film Festival for skipping the premiere of his new movie...

THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN - PART 2 SCORES TOP NOMINATIONS FOR TEEN=

5/22/2013 - Choice Awards The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 looks set for one last hurrah after landing seven nominations for the 2013 Teen Choice Awards. The final film in the vampire franchise...

ANGELINA JOLIE'S AUNT HAS BREAST CANCER

5/22/2013 - Angelina Jolie had extra reason to undergo a double mastectomy to reduce her risk of developing breast cancer - her aunt is currently battling the disease. The Salt...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

5/22/2013 - "I'm a huge Mad Men fan. Huge. I dork out to Mad Men. I light candles around the house and crack open a bottle of scotch, because it's so fun to watch people drink Scotch while you drink Scotch."...

ANGIE DICKINSON ANGERED OVER FACEBOOK.COM IMPOSTER

5/22/2013 - Actress Angie Dickinson has warned fans about a prankster posing as the Rio Bravo star on Facebook.com after fielding calls from friends concerned about her...

OSCAR DE LA HOYA WINS LATEST LEGAL BATTLE AGAINST MODEL

5/22/2013 - Former boxing champion Oscar De La Hoya has won his latest legal round against model Angelica Cecora after an appeals court threw out her lawsuit. The former Maxim beauty filed a $5 million (...

KERRY KENNEDY HEADING TO TRIAL OVER CHARGES OF DRIVING WHILE IMPAIRED

5/22/2013 - Robert F. Kennedy's daughter is set to stand trial on charges of driving while impaired after a U.S. judge threw out her request to dismiss the case. Kerry Kennedy was arrested near her home in...

NICOLAS CAGE'S MUSTANG FROM GONE IN 60 SECONDS SELLS FOR $1 MILLION

5/22/2013 - The vintage Ford Mustang driven by Nicolas Cage in action movie remake Gone In 60 Seconds has sold at auction for a stunning $1 million (=C2£645,161). The...

MARILYN MONROE EXHIBIT ITEMS STOLEN

5/22/2013 - A number of Marilyn Monroe 's belongings have been stolen in the Czech Republic. A truck carrying items from an Italian exhibition on the life of the tragic actress...

RICHARD THORP DEAD AT 81

5/22/2013 - Veteran British actor Richard Thorp has died at the age of 81. The star, who appeared in classic World War II movie The Dam Busters and hit U.k. Tv series Emmerdale, passed away on Wednesday (22May13)...

JOANNA GARCIA WELCOMES BABY GIRL

5/22/2013 - Actress Joanna Garcia is a first-time mum. The American Pie 2 and Not Another Teen Movie star and her husband, baseball ace Nick Swisher, welcomed a baby girl on Tuesday (22May13). The Cleveland...

IAIN BANKS BUYS LUXURY SPORTS CAR

5/22/2013 - Terminally-ill author Iain Banks has treated himself to a luxury sports car so he can indulge his love of driving in the Scottish Highlands. The Wasp Factory writer, who announced last month...

WRESTLING GREAT MICK MCMANUS DIES

5/22/2013 - British wrestling legend Mick Mcmanus has died. The former grappler became a household name in the U.K. in the 1960s and '70s for countless televised bouts with his rivals, earning himself the...

FAST & FURIOUS 6 RACES TO TOP OF U.K. BOX OFFICE

5/22/2013 - The latest installment in The Fast And The Furious franchise has zoomed to the top of the U.K. box office, debuting with takings of $13.5 million (=C2£8.7 million). Fast & Furious 6, starring...

JERRY SEINFELD AND KEVIN SPACEY GIVE FIVE-WORD SPEECHES AT WEBBYS

5/22/2013 - Funnyman Jerry Seinfeld and actor Kevin Spacey stuck to tradition at the Webby Awards in New York on Tuesday (21May13) as they accepted their trophies with five-word speeches. Recipients...

ZOE SALDANA DEFENDS MAGAZINE OVER WEIGHT REVEAL

5/22/2013 - Zoe Saldana has defended the editors of U.S. magazine Allure after they sparked a backlash by revealing the actress' weight on their latest cover. Readers complained...

BIG BANG THEORY AND AMERICAN HORROR STORY LEAD CRITICS' CHOICE TELEVISION=

5/22/2013 - Awards The Big Bang Theory and American Horror Story will be the shows to beat at the 2013 Critics' Choice Television Awards after landing six nominations each. The Big Bang Theory will...

LAURENCE HADDON DIES

5/22/2013 - Beloved American character actor Laurence Haddon has died at the age of 90. He passed away on 10 May in Santa Monica, California due to complications from Lewy body dementia, his daughter-in-law...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

5/22/2013 - "For some reason there were only two Porta Potties at the whole party and I just remember standing in this huge line with P. Diddy and Heather Graham and just thinking, 'What? How did they not...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

5/22/2013 - "She=E2=80=99s awesome. There are a lot of women who are struggling with medical decisions, and when they hear that the undeniably most sexy woman on planet Earth, as far as we know, is willing to...

JESSICA CHASTAIN ADDED TO MAUI FILM FESTIVAL BILL

5/22/2013 - Actress Jessica Chastain has been added to the celebrity honourees at this year's Maui Film Festival in Hawaii. Kirsten Dunst and Brie Larson have already been announced as recepients o=...

LISA KUDROW'S GENEALOGY SHOW FINDS A NEW FAMILY

5/22/2013 - Lisa Kudrow 's family tree show Who Do You Think You Are? has taken root at a new network after bosses at America's NBC axed it last year . Sarah Jessica Parker, Susan...

RUMER WILLIS IS A PRETTY LITTLE LIAR

5/22/2013 - Rumer Willis' acting career has been given a big boost - she has landed a role on TV teen drama Pretty Little Liars. The daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore has been carving her own path=...

BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH: 'I LENT MORE THAN MY VOICE TO THE HOBBIT ROLES'

5/22/2013 - British star Benedict Cumberbatch resents reports suggesting he simply lent his voice to play the dragon Smaug in the forthcoming The Hobbit sequel because he had to put in hours of work with...

ANNOTATED HARRY POTTER BOOK BREAKS RECORDS AT LONDON AUCTION

5/22/2013 - An annotated edition of Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone has become the most expensive J.k. Rowling book ever sold after raising $227,421 (=C2£146,000) at auction. The unique...

STAR TREK SCREENWRITER REGRETS ALICE EVE UNDERWEAR SCENE

5/22/2013 - Star Trek Into Darkness screenwriter Damon Lindelof regrets putting Alice EVe's gratuitous underwear scene into the sci-fi blockbuster. Fans have been flocking to...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

5/22/2013 - "I'm gonna give a commencement speech at Knox College in Illinois... It's an actual medical degree, so I'm going to be doing some recreational thoracic surgery." The Hangover star...

THE THINGS THEY TWEET:

5/22/2013 - "How is it that I've lived 49 years on this planet but never been to the Greek Islands before. So beautiful. Yassou Mykonos I will return." Russell CrOwe has fallen in love with the Greek Islands...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

5/22/2013 - "I live in the States and I love the States, but I think there's a little more, maybe, camaraderie of spirit, a little less fear and we take care of each other a bit more." Los Angeles-based actress...

FASCINATING FACT:

5/22/2013 - Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has made a big splurge at the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday (21May13), picking up the U.S. rights to Keanu Reeves and REese Witherspoon's...

GILLIAN ANDERSON GIVES BELFAST A TOURISM BOOST

5/22/2013 - Former star Gillian Anderson 's new TV drama The Fall has turned Belfast into an unlikely tourist mecca for the actress' fans. Anderson shot the series in...

JULIAN ASSANGE WANTED BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH TO QUIT WIKILEAKS FILM

5/22/2013 - Wanted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange pled with British actor Benedict Cumberbatch to drop out of the Hollywood adaptation of his story after objecting to an...

HAYDEN PANETTIERE SUFFERED WORST DAY EVER BEFORE WHITE HOUSE PARTY

5/22/2013 - Actress Hayden Panettiere had the best and worst night at the White House Correspondents Dinner after scratching her cornea when she woke up that morning and then suffering an allergic reaction. ...

JESSICA CHASTAIN DAZZLES CANNES WITH ELIZABETH TAYLOR'S JEWELS

5/22/2013 - Jessica Chastain dazzled at the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday ( 21May13) as she attended the 50th anniversary screening of CLEOPATRA wearing a diamond and sapphire Bulgari necklace once owned by...

BRAD PITT SHOWERS ANGELINA JOLIE WITH AFFECTION IN FRONT OF KIDS

5/22/2013 - Brad Pitt regularly leaves his children squirming with disgust when he showers their mum...

JESSE JAMES ACCIDENTALLY CHOPS OFF FINGER

5/22/2013 - Sandra Bullock's ex-husband Jesse James has chopped off the tip of his little finger after an accident in his car workshop. The reality TV mechanic posted a photo of his mangled digit on his Instag=...

ASHLEY TISDALE OBTAINS RESTRAINING ORDER AGAINST ALLEGED STALKER

5/22/2013 - Actress Ashley Tisdale has been granted a temporary restraining order against an overzealous male fan amid fears the devotee will gun her down. The High School...

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