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Friday, July 19, 2013
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FASCINATING FACT:

7/19/2013 - Ryan Reynolds was left drenched with water after playing the card game War with U.s. Tv host Jimmy Fallon on his show, LATE NIGHT WITH Jimmy Fallon. The Green Lantern...

SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS WAS SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER'S UNDERSTUDY

7/19/2013 - Sir Anthony Hopkins once served as Sir Laurence Olivier's understudy in a 1960s production of The Dance Of Death. The Hamlet star fell ill with appendicitis during the run at London's National...

DOINK THE CLOWN DIED OF ACCIDENTAL DRUG OVERDOSE

7/19/2013 - Former wrestling star Doink The Clown died from an accidental drug overdose, according to his autopsy results. The body of the retired grappler, real name Matt Osborne, was discovered by his...

DEBRA MESSING TO MAKE BROADWAY DEBUT

7/19/2013 - Actress Debra Messing is set to make her Broadway debut in a new play written by the Oscar-winning scribe of Doubt. The former Will and Grace star will appear in John Patrick Shanley's Outside...

RAE DAWN CHONG BACKTRACKING OVER OPRAH WINFREY ATTACK

7/19/2013 - Actress Rae Dawn Chong has backtracked over racially-charged comments she made about her former The Color Purple co-star Oprah Winfrey, insisting her statements had been taken out of context. ...

ROSE BYRNE IN TALKS TO JOIN CAST OF ANNIE

7/19/2013 - Actress Rose Byrne is in talks to join Cameron Diaz in a revamped version of beloved movie...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

7/19/2013 - "She makes sure I look Ok. She points me in the right direction, makes me walk slowly and says, 'Alright go.'" Sir Anthony Hopkins' wife helps him pick out his clothes for public appearances. (...

THE THINGS THEY TWEET:

7/19/2013 - "Good am (morning).. Will be out of commission with tweets for a bit...shoulder surgery today." Marlee Matlin is taking a Twitter break as she undergoes surgery on Friday (19Jul13). ...

RYAN REYNOLDS' BAD SKYDIVING EXPERIENCE LEFT HIM WITH A FEAR OF FLYING

7/19/2013 - Ryan Reynolds has developed a fear of flying after a scary skydiving experience when he was 19 years old. The Green Lantern star and his friends were training to get...

JENNIFER CARPENTER FIGHTS BACK TEARS AT DEXTER'S FINAL COMIC-CON PANEL

7/19/2013 - DEXTER actress Jennifer Carpenter fought back tears on Thursday (18Jul13) when she reunited with TV co-stars past and present to take part in their final Comic-Con panel appearance. Michael...

BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH OFFICIATING FRIEND'S WEDDING IN IBIZA

7/19/2013 - Actor Benedict Cumberbatch will be celebrating his birthday and Emmy Award nomination in Spain this weekend (19-21Jul13) after he was invited to officiate his friend's...

MARK SALLING SUING INSURANCE COMPANY

7/19/2013 - GLEE star Mark Salling has filed a lawsuit against bosses at his home insurance company. Earlier this year , the actor's ex, Playboy pin-up Roxanne Gorzela, accused Salling of sexual battery...

SHAILENE WOODLEY ASKED JENNIFER LAWRENCE FOR FRANCHISE ADVICE

7/19/2013 - Actress Shailene Woodley turned to The Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence for advice on tackling a big-budget franchise before signing up to front DiVergent. The...

ALFIE ALLEN ORDERED TO COVER UP ON GAME OF THRONES SET

7/19/2013 - British actor Alfie Allen was so relaxed about stripping off for his sex scenes in Game Of Thrones, the crew members had to order him to cover up as he walked around naked even after the cameras stopped...

ACCLAIMED WRITER ELAINE MORGAN DIES AGED 92

7/19/2013 - Celebrated Welsh author and playwright Elaine Morgan has died at the age of 92. She passed away at her home in Wales last Friday (12Jul13) after suffering a stroke. After winning...

JOHN MALKOVICH: 'MADOFF SCANDAL WAS NOT A NEGATIVE EXPERIENCE'

7/19/2013 - Actor John Malkovich refuses to feel bitter about falling victim to U.S. conman Bernie Madoff and insists on viewing the scandal as a lesson learned. The RED actor...

GEORGIA MAY JAGGER TARGETED BY ONLINE BULLIES

7/19/2013 - Mick Jagger 's daughter Georgia May has been targeted by online bullies over her looks. The 21 year old is carving out a successful career as a top model,...

BRUCE LEE EXHIBIT OPENS 40 YEARS AFTER STAR'S DEATH

7/19/2013 - Bruce Lee 's daughter has launched a special exhibition in Hong Kong ahead of the 40th anniversary of the martial arts icon's death. A series of commemorative events...

EVA LONGORIA LAUGHS OFF GEORGE CLOONEY RUMOURS

7/19/2013 - Eva Longoria has laughed off reports she was unsuccessfully wooed by George Clooney before his split from Stacy Keibler. Rumours swirled in March that the Hollywood Lothario was pursuing...

FASCINATING FACT:

7/19/2013 - Scarlett Johansson has sold her modest one-bedroom apartment in the Hollywood Versailles Tower, Los Angeles for $475,000 (=C2£306,451) - $45,000 (=c2£29,032)...

THE THINGS THEY TWEET:

7/19/2013 - "New to this. Ok to follow ex husbands on here?" Rebecca Romijn, who is married to actor Jerry O'connell , asking her followers for social media etiquette after recently...

THE THINGS THEY TWEET:

7/19/2013 - "Congrats all on HoC's 9 Emmy nods! Crew are the best. @RealRobinWright is awesome. @BeauWillimon writes brilliantly & I am proud & honored!" Kevin SpAcey is grateful for the recognition after his...

HUGH JACKMAN: 'I ABANDONED MY FIRST CAR BY A PERTH FREEWAY'

7/19/2013 - Hugh Jackman fears his first car is still dumped on the side of a freeway in Perth, Australia because he abandoned it there when it broke down for the final time....

BRITISH ACTRESS SENTENCED AFTER ATTACKING MUM

7/19/2013 - British actress Jemma Keys has been sentenced to 175 hours of community service for assaulting her mother in an alcohol-fuelled attack. Keys, who starred in long-running British soap Hollyoaks,...

WOMAN'S ATTEMPTED SUICIDE BID CONFUSES COMIC-CON REVELLERS

7/19/2013 - Onlookers' delight turned to horror on Thursday (18Jul13) as what they first thought to be a promotional stunt for the Comic-Con in San Diego, California swiftly emerged as an attempted suicide. ...

HARRISON FORD WEIGHS IN ON ENDER'S GAME AUTHOR CONTROVERSY

7/19/2013 - Harrison Ford has spoken out about the controversial views of the author behind the story of his new movie Ender's Game, insisting his opinions are completely separate...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

7/19/2013 - "I had to watch True Grit and the Big Lebowski for, like, three days just to... get Jeff's essence... For my first film, to, like, watch him work and then have to go in and mimic his body language,...

THE THINGS THEY SAY:

7/19/2013 - "During my pregnancy I really wanted to, like, downsize my beauty products because you don't wanna use things with chemicals, so I make my own body butter at home (with) coconut oil, cocoa butter,...

FASCINATING FACT:

7/19/2013 - New mum returned to work on Wednesday (17Jul13) for the first time since giving birth to baby daughter Everly in May . The actress showed off her post-baby figure on the set...

FASCINATING FACT:

7/19/2013 - Cate Blanchett and Djimon Hounsou are getting animated to join the line-up for the...

BRYAN CRANSTON CELEBRATING DOUBLE WIN AS CHARITY DRIVE SMASHES TARGET

7/19/2013 - Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston celebrated a double win on Thursday (18Jul13) as his charity drive smashed its target goal on the same day he received an Emmy...

QUENTIN TARANTINO AND DAVID O. RUSSELL NOMINATED FOR HUMANITAS PRIZE

7/19/2013 - Quentin Tarantino and David O. Russell have been shortlisted for a top honour at the 39th annual Humanitas Prize awards. The accolades, split into nine categories, celebrate the best in TV and...

SONY PICTURE CLASSICS EXECUTIVES WIN COPYRIGHT CASE OVER WOODY ALLEN FILM=

7/19/2013 - Quote Sony Pictures Classics bosses are celebrating after winning a copyright infringement case filed against them by the owners of author William Faulkner's novel Requiem For A Nun. Faulkner...

AMANDA BYNES NEARING PLEA DEAL IN DUI CASE

7/19/2013 - Amanda Bynes' lawyer has been granted a continuance in her driving under the influence (DUI) case in Los Angeles as the actress is close to striking a plea deal to avoid a stint in jail. ...

GOLDIE HAWN IS A GRANDMOTHER AGAIN

7/19/2013 - Goldie Hawn is a grandmother again - her son Oliver Hudson has welcomed a baby girl with his actress wife Erinn Bartlett. The veteran star took to her Twitter.com page on Thursday (18Jul13) to...

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