Sunday, August 31, 2008

James Gandolfini and Deborah Lin got married in Hawaii

Famous HBO series, The Sopranos actor, James Gandolfini married former model Deborah Lin on August 30, 2008. Gandolfini, 46, and Deborah Lin, 40, have been dating for about one year. The couple got engaged last year.

The twenty minute wedding ceremony took place at the Central Union Charch, Honolulu, Hawaii. Lin walked down the aisle in a white Italian lace gown as the harpist played the “Hawaiian Wedding Song.” Gandolfini’s 8 year old son, Michael was his best man. Michael was born from Gandolfini’s first marriage to Marcy Wudrask which ended in 2002. The three time Emmy Award winning actor had a short relationship with Lora Somoza in 2004.

Gandolfini earned a reputation for portraying characters of mob bosses. He became widely recognized for playing ‘Tony Soprano,’ the Italian mob boss, in The Sopranos.

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Saturday, August 30, 2008

Jennifer Aniston returns from where she took off

If you are a Jennifer Aniston fan then there is good news for you. Your favorite actress is returning on television. Yes, the Friends actress is appearing in another famous comedy series of NBC television; 30 Rock.

Aniston will star in one of the episodes of 30 Rock; NBC’s latest hit comedy series. Her publicist, Stephen Huvane confirmed the news and said that they were not giving out any details of her character. Unfortunately, NBC did not confirm the news. It is not sure whether Aniston would play herself or a scripted character.

Jennifer Aniston rose to success with NBC’s hit comedy series Friends. Another Friends actor, David Schwimmer, made a guest appearance in the last season of the series. Schwimmer played the character of Greenzo.

The new season that is going to start from Oct.30 will also have Emmy nominee Will Arnett.

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Friday, August 29, 2008

Tom Cruise's Valkyrie is in problem again

Tom Cruise’s upcoming movie, Valkyrie, is causing lots of sensation around the world. The movie is jointly produced by Tom Cruise’s production company, United Artist and German studio, Babelsberg AG.

Recently, a lawsuit has been filed against United Artist by a group of twelve extras, demanding $11 million in compensation. However, United Artist did not hire those twelve extras. They were hired by Achte Babelsberg Film GmbH, a sister company of Babelsberg AG. Now, the president and CEO of Babelsberg AG, Charles Woebcken, proposed to settle the compensation claim of the extras. E Online reports:

The head of Studio Babelsberg AG, which is coproducing Valkyrie with Cruise's United Artists, said Thursday that it has proposed a settlement to 12 extras who want $11 million to cover injuries they say they suffered when a side panel of an old military truck they were riding in fell off.

The 12 angry men, who reportedly were left with injuries ranging from cuts and bruises to pulled ligaments and broken bones, have sent a letter to United Artists demanding compensation and threatening legal action.

Cruise’s upcoming movie Valkyrie, which is based on the true assassination story of Adolf Hitler caused a lot of sensation around the media. Already, the release of the movie has been postponed two times and now, this new lawsuit. Julie Polkes, spokeswoman for Cruise and United Artists said that the company is not going to comment on legal matters.

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Michael Phelps' foray into the world of showbiz

After winning eight golds, Michael Phelps has become very famous in USA. Now, the twenty three year old is going to start his showbiz journey. Aside from product endorsements, Michael Phelps is going to be the presenter in the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards. Among others, there will be Miley Cyrus, Scarlett Johansson, Lindsay Lohan and Ciara. The MTV Video Music Awards will be held on September 7, 2008 in Los Angeles.

Michael Phelps is also planning to write a book on his swimming career. The book, which will be titled, “Built to Succeed,” is going to be released in December. The book will contain stories behind Phelps' amazing performance at the Olympics and his ideals and thoughts behind training and competition.

Michael Phelps is also going to host the 34th season premiere of NBC’s famous comedy show, Saturday Night Live. Yesterday, Michael Phelps finished shooting for a cameo appearance in famous HBO mini-series “Entourage.”

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Lindsay Lohan says her dad is a "public embarassment"

After the news of Lindsay Lohan’s girlfriend, Samantha Ronson, writing a book came out, her father Michael Lohan alleged Samantha Ronson of using Lindsay Lohan. In return, the actress said that her father is a “public embarrassment” and “bully” in her blog. Later, Lohan’s publicist, Leslie Sloane-Zelnik confirmed the post. Lohan also wrote:

"If you have something to say to me, say it to my face — that's what I have believed my whole life — don't be a coward and say it to others first, let alone all the media in the world,"

For a long time, the quarrel between Lindsay and her father has been under media scrutiny. In her blog post, Lohan wrote that despite his misdeeds, she wanted to make things work in the hope of having a father again but people were right about him that he had not changed yet. This time he would not get his daughter’s support.

Lindsay also said that her father is addicted to fame. If he had really cared about her, he would have respected her wishes. She said that Ronson and her mother would never sell her out. On the other hand, Samantha Ronson in her My Space blog posted her reactions against Michael’s comment. She said that Michael was “desperate” and “out of control.”

Meawhile, Lindsay Lohan’s uncle, Paul Sullivan had been sentenced to one year and one day in prison. He claimed that his company incurred lost post 9/11. In addition, he has been ordered to repay government agency loan worth $646,000. He was also accused of obstruction of justice.

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Lindsay Lohan's gradfather's death and Michael Lohan's engagement to Erin Muller

Lindsay Lohan’s paternal grandfather died on August 28, 2008. He was 73 years old and suffering from colon cancer. Lindsay's father Michael Lohan said that his father’s death was the reason he kept his engagement low profile with his longtime girlfriend, Erin Muller.In his statement, Michael Lohan said that his father died in his arms. He also said:

"I notified all my kids and my lawyer notified Dina's attorney. Let's see if she has the decency and respect to bring my kids to the wake and funeral. THIS will show her true colors!

"Thus, not even a call. But that's par for the course with Dina! She didn't even send a card or visit when he was sick."

Erin Muller who is half the age of her boyfriend, was seen wearing her new ring during the Mercedez-Benz-Bridgehampton Polo Tournament in New York.

Michael Lohan said that they have chosen a ring but it was not official. Michael Lohan also said that Erin Muller has a great family and he loved her dad. The couple is planning to get married after the family issues are resolve.

Earlier this year, Michael Lohan received allegation from another woman named Kristi Kaufmann of fathering a daughter named Ashley Kaufmann, who is 13 years old now.

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David Duchovny will undergo sex addiction treatment

Do you think it is “Californication” effect? I do not know but David Duchovny knows it for sure? The 48 year old actor got admitted into rehab to undergo sex addiction treatment. In a statement released by the actor’s attorney Stanton “Larry” Stein, the actor said:

"I have voluntarily entered a facility for the treatment of sex addiction," Duchovny said in a statement released Thursday by his attorney, Stanton "Larry" Stein. "I ask for respect and privacy for my wife and children as we deal with this situation as a family."

The news first came out in People magazine.

David Duchovny rose to fame playing the character Fox Mulder in “X-Files.” Interestingly, he won Golden Globe Award for playing the character of Hank Moody, an over-sexed struggling writer, in “Californication,” a TV series produced by Showtime. Richard Licata, executive vice president of corporate communications, Showtime, wished David and his family the best.

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Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Sex killed Matthew McConaughey

Who said, sex does not kill? You should ask Kay McConaughey, mother of famous Hollywood actor, Matthew McConaughey. In her book, “I Amaze Myself!,” the mother of 39 year old Hollywood heartthrob revealed her personal life. In an interview with the Us Weekly, Kay McConaughey said:

“On Monday mornings, he and I often said goodbye by making love,” Kay says exclusively in the latest issue of Us Weekly. “But one day, all of a sudden, it just happened.

"I knew that something was wrong, because I didn’t hear anything from him. Just nothing," she says. "But it was just the best way to go!”

Kay also expressed her wish to be on the Oprah Winfrey Talk Show. She said that, Matthew McConaughey was a sweet accident. Matthew was born after Kay married James McConaughey for the third time. It was a confusing situation for Kay. She could not decide what to do- have another baby, have another affair or continue school. At that time, Matthew was born. It was a big surprise for Kay and James because they had been trying for a baby for sixteen years.

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Michael Bolton and Nicholette Sheridan break up

Desperate Housewives actress Nicolette Sheridan and singer Michael Bolton called off their engagement. The 44 year old actress and 55 year old singer have been dating since 1992. After living together for five years the couple broke up. Their relationship rekindled in 2005. In between, Nicolette Sheridan had a relationship with Niklas Soderblom. The couple announced their engagement in March 2006.

Michael Bolton won Grammy Awards two times in 1989 and 1991 in Male pop vocal category. Actress Nicolette Sheridan became a known face after appearing in ABC channel’s hit show, Desperate Housewives.

While talking about their split, Nicolette Sheridan’s publicist said that they amicably ended their engagement. They appreciate their fans’ respect for their privacy in this matter.

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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie let loose their kids in Chateau Miraval

Famous Hollywood couple, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, is now living in their palatial mansion in France. Already, the couple is the proud parents of six kids: sons Maddox and Pax, daughters Zahara, Shiloh and new born twins, Knox and Vivienne. The parent allows their kids to rule the house. The big 35 room mansion is now the big play ground for their children.

Rumor has it that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie even made a rule that their kids will not be seen with nannies in public but a source close to the family denied that rumor. The couple has minimum number of security stuff at home. Their current home in France remains dirty all the time but Brad and Angelina do not mind.

Brad Pitt took pictures of Angelina Jolie and their kids at Chateau Miraval which would be published in the November cover of W magazine. This is going to be their second photo shoot for the magazine.

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Samantha Ronson is going to write about book on her life. Who is interested about her?

Samantha Ronson is going to write a book. Yes, you have heard it right. The 31 year old LA DJ and the closest friend of Lindsay Lohan, is going to write a book about her life. Although she said that it would be on her life, who is interested about her? It is going to be all about Lindsay Lohan. So what does this make Samantha Ronson? A good friend? or just another fame hungry person who is using Lindsay Lohan’s popularity for her image.

Well, Lindsay Lohan’s father, Michael Lohan, heard about Samantha's plan of writing a book and he is furious about it. The problem is he thinks that Samantha Ronson is using Lindsay Lohan but he can not tell her daughter anything about her relationship with her friend. Michael Lohan said:

‘Who was Samantha Ronson before Lindsay Lohan? She was nobody. She is using her for her own gain. All these people have inserted themselves into her life like parasites, and it’s not right. I’m done with them.’

Samantha Ronson has been hanging around with Lindsay Lohan from the beginning to 2008. Recently, their mothers went on a dinner when the two were in New York City. Lindsay is also planning to covert to Judaism to become close with Samantha Ronson.

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Beijing Olympics attracted the highest number of viewers in the history of US television

Sports is one of the major sources of entertainment of people from a long time and Olympics is one of the biggest sporting events of the world. The Beijing Olympic 2008 has brought the usual excitement of sports with it but this time it was a bit different because the 2008 Olympics had been enjoyed by 214 million people in USA making it the most viewed sporting event in the history of US television. According to a report published by Nielsen Media Research, the 17 day Olympic event has made a new record. It crossed Athens Olympics by 11 million.

Among the most watched sporting events, there was swimming where US swimmer Michael Phelps took eight gold medals breaking Mark Spitz’s record. The gymnastics and basket ball were also the most viewed games. Beijing Olympics basketball events surpassed 1996 Atlanta Olympics by 5 million. Dick Ebersol, Chairman, NBC Universal Sports & Olympics said:

"This audience record is something I thought I'd never see again, but what really satisfied me is the way in which these Olympics truly captivated and seemed to inspire our country,"

For him the greatest measure of success is emails he receive from the parents young kids who have fallen in love with Olympics.

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Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Lindsay Lohan want to date Michael Phelps

Alright, I do not know, whether it is true or just another rumor. Lindsay Lohan is looking to go out on date with America’s “GOLDEN BOY” Michael Phelps. According to news reports, recently, Lindsay came to know that Billy Bush, one of her friends was going to interview Michael Phelps’ mother. Lindsay then sent a text message asking her friend to ask Mrs. Phelps to set up a meeting with her son. When Lindsay Lohan was asked about the rumor, she did not answer.

In 2007, Perez Hilton wrote that Lindsay Lohan’s career was down in the toilet, she had been dropped from projects and she had a serious fight with her girlfriend Samantha Ronson. Recently, another blogger, Jonathan Jackson contacted Lohan over her My Space account to know what he thinks about Perez Hilton. Lohan gave the following reply:

But its okay...I atleast have legitamate projects and not some stupid show that comes on VH1 once a year. If Mario wants to talk about things he knows nothing about then go ahead. I can't stop him, and I certainly can't change him. Sam is great... shes more than great, and it kills him to see anyone hes ever known happy

In 2007, Perez Hilton also wrote in his blog that it was Samantha Ronson who planted cocaine in Lindsay Lohan’s car. This was followed by a lawsuit by Samantha Ronson which was unsuccessful. Few days, ago, the law firm Davis & Gilbert, whom Samantha Ronson hired to file the lawsuit, served her with papers in the middle of her DJ performance. It was an order of the superior court to Samantha to disclose detail of her earnings as she did not clear her payments of the firm.

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Lindsay Lohan and Samantha Ronson bought baby gears from Petit Tresor

Recently, Lindsay Lohan and her inseparable girl friend, Samantha Ronson shopped baby gears. You might be guessing a pregnancy news right? Wrong. The two assured the sales stuff that none of them were pregnant. The two bought T-shirts, bibs, and $300 worth of ‘plain mary’ burp clothes from Petit Tresor in Brentwood California.

At present, Lindsay and Samantha are in New York. Both Lindsay and Ronson’s mother had dinner together on August 24. The Mean Girls actress, has been seeing Samantha Ronson for quite sometime, but in a recent news report, daughter of Yahoo CEO, Terry Semel, Courtenay Semel, claimed to have a passionate relationship with Lindsay. Lindsay firmly denied the rumor.

Both Lindsay and Samantha have made subtle hints about having a serious relationship but none of them acknowledged it in public. On July 3, Lindsay Lohan attended the famous KIIS-FM radio show hosted by Ryan Seacrest. In the show, she said:

"I just want to live a happy, healthy year and continue on the path I've been on and be with the person I care about and my family."

On the otherhand, Samantha Ronson made a slight change in her Facebook account. The thirty one year old DJ changed her status from “single” to “in a relationship.” She also posted a picture of her and Lindsay together at Disneyland in her profile.

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Lindsay Lohan and Samantha Ronson's mothers meet over dinner

Though Lindsay Lohan and Samantha Ronson denied of being involved in any serious relationship, the ongoing incidents point other ways. Recently, in an outing with Samantha Ronson, Lindsay Lohan came across three of her exes which did not go so well by Samantha Ronson. Later, Lindsay Lohan had to rub her back and sooth her down.

The two are currently in New York City and guess what? Their mothers Dina Lohan and Ann Dexter-Jones attended a dinner in New York on August 24. News reports said that Samantha Ronson was a bit nervous after meeting with Dina Lohan but Lindsay was ‘pretty lively’ with Ann. For the occasion, Lindsay wore her signature transparent tops. Rumors also spread out that the “Mean Girls” actress is thinking of converting to Judaism to be close to her girlfriend.

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Lidsay Lohan's exes left Samantha Ronson insecure

Recently, Lindsay Lohan came across three of her “exes” during an outing with her girlfriend Samantha Ronson. The twenty two year old actress, singer attended the grand opening of West Hollywood’s Apple Lounge where Samantha Ronson was performing as DJ. Lindsay actually came to show her support for Samantha Ronson. Unfortunately, the night turned out to be a series of awkward meetings with her exes.

First came her ex-boyfriend, Harry Morton, son of on of Peter Morton, owner of the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. Lindsay and Morton dated in 2006. The two chatted for few minutes. Then came, Callum Best, the Irish/American fashion model turned television celebrity. Callum and Lindsay Lohan dated for three months in 2007. Guess what, Callum Best was followed by Courtenay Semel. Semel is now the best friend of Tilla Tequilla.

About the incident, Lindsay Lohan’s representative told “In Touch Weekly” magazine that, it was not an awkward situation for Lohan. However it did not go well with her “gal pal” Samantha Ronson. She definitely seemed to be unhappy. Lindsay drank little and smoked and stayed near Samantha Ronson. Reports say that Samantha Ronson was not feeling secured seeing Lindsay surrounded by her exes but Lindsay assured her by rubbing her lower back when they were alone.

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Courtenay Semel Lindsay Lohan's ex-girlfriend

Lindsay Lohan is making waves for her friendship with Samantha Ronson. Many are speculating that the two are involved in a romantic relationship. However, Samantha Ronson is not the first lady in Lindsay Lohan’s life. Earlier, Courtenay Semel, daughter of Yahoo CEO, Terry Semel, had a relationship with Lindsay Lohan. Courtenay Semel told a newspaper that she was Lindsay Lohan’s first lesbian love.Courtenay said:

At the time she was terrified her career would be over if she revealed her sexual tendencies..But then Samantha came on to the scene and I was dropped."

Lindsay Lohan and Courtenay Semel were spotted together very often around Los Angeles at the end of 2007. They were also accompanied by another famous lesbian Jeanette Longoria.

Last Sunday, when Lindsay Lohan was in an outing with her girlfriend Samantha Ronson in Los Angeles, photographers asked her about her relationship with Courtenay Semel. Lindsay Lohan firmly denied of having any relationship with her.

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Charlie Sheen and Brooke Mueller are expecting their first child

Hollywood actor Charlie Sheen and his wife Brooke Mueller are expecting their first child. Charlie Sheen has three children, two daughters Sam, 4, and Lola, 2 with her former wife, Denise Richards and Cassandra, 23 with her ex-girlfriend Paula Profitt.

Brooke Mueller, who is a real estate investor, met Charlie Sheen in 2006. They met each other through Eric Dane and actress Rebecca Gayheart. Sheen proposed to Brook with a $500,000 custom-designed 11-carat yellow diamond and platinum ring last summer. On May 30th, 2007, the couple got married and went to Costa Rica for honeymoon.After Brooke’s pregnancy was confirmed, Charlie said:

“Brooke and I are thrilled! She’s the best stepmom Sam, Lola and Cassandra could ever hope for."

Sheen also said that he was very happy seeing Brooke’s love and affection for her three children. Reports of Brooke’s pregnancy came out in June but Charlie refuted those claims.

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Former porn star Jenna Jameson is pregnant

Former adult movie star Jenna Jameson is expecting a baby. Interestingly, the actress decided to take medical test after fake news of her pregnancy spread out. After being confirmed of her pregnancy, Jenna Jameson was very happy. She said:

“Yes, I can confirm I’m pregnant. It’s still early, so I’m being cautious. I’m resting as much as possible," she tells exclusively. "I'm so happy!"

Jenna Jameson has been living with her boyfriend Tito Ortiz, a mixed martial artist, for the last two years. She said that the news of pregnancy was also shocked his boyfriend. The couple has been trying for a baby for several months.

However, Jenna Jameson has no plans for marriage. The 34 year old former porn star said that she is following Angelina Jolie’s footsteps. She will stay unmarried and go for the babies. In 2004, she was confirmed two month’s pregnancy but miscarried due to stress of cancer.

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Monday, August 25, 2008

Paris Hilton heading towards Britain in search of her new Best Friends Forever

Famous socialite, Paris Hilton is gearing up to spread her glitz and glamour across the Atlantic. The actress, singer, socialite has decided to come to London in search of her new best friend forever. Hilton has recently finished her new reality TV series, “Paris Hilton’s MY New BFF,” which will be aired on MTV from September 30, 2008. Paris liked the series so much that she decided to a British version of the series. In her MySpace page, she wrote:

Imagine all the trouble and fun I could cause all at once just with a text on my Blackberry, from me to them," she wrote in a posting on her MySpace page.

"And because I had so much fun doing this one, I decided I need to find my new British BFF ... Everyone knows I love LA. But London, watch out."

According to Paris, her London Best Friend has to be aged between 18 to 28. She has to be hot and energetic to keep up with her. She can not be a back stabber. If you notice, I am writing “SHE” because Hilton is not interested in men as she is doing fine with her "CURRENT" rocker boy friend, Benji Madden.

So what is “Paris Hilton’s MY New BFF” is all about? In the show, the members of Hilton’s entourage compete with each other to win Paris Hilton’s friendship with contestants eliminated along the way.

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Nicolas Cage gearing up for Kick-Ass

After starring in Ghost Rider in 2007, Hollywood actor, Nicolas Cage is gearing up for his second comic adaptation performance. However, this time he is not going to play the central character. Nicolas Cage is going to star in the comic adaptation of “Kick-Ass.” Along with Nicolas Cage, there is going to be Aaron Johnson, Lyndsy Fonseca, and Chloe Moretz.

Kick-Ass, written by Mark Millar and artist John Romita, Jr., tells the story of an average New York teenager, Dave Lizewski, who becomes a super hero and fights crime. He has his secret identity but every body in the school thinks that he is gay.

In the movie, Nicolas Cage plays the role of an ex-police officer who, in order to take down a drug lord, trains his daughter (Chloe Moretz) in martial arts. Lyndsy Fonseca will play Dave’s love interest, who thinks that Dave is gay.

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