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Freida Pinto Lived In Fear Of Failure

Freida Pinto says she "lived in fear" of not landing another film role after starring in the Oscar winning 'Slumdog Millionaire'.Freida Pinto, the Indian actress who is gaining rave reviews for her performance in the...

Whoopi Goldberg Was High During Oscars Speech?

Whoopi Goldberg has revealed that she smoked pot before making her acceptance speech at the Oscars in 1990.Whoopi Goldberg, the American actress who won an Academy Award in 1990 for her performance in 'Ghost', says...

Whoopi Goldberg Smoked Pot Before Oscars Speech

Whoopi Goldberg has admitted that she smoked pot shortly before making her acceptance speech at the Academy Awards in 1990.Whoopi Goldberg, the American actress who won 'Best Supporting Actress' at the Academy Awards in 1990,...

Whoopi Goldberg Was High For Oscar Win

Whoopi Goldberg smoked cannabis before accepting her Oscar in 1991.The 55-year-old actress - who won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in recognition of her role as Oda Mae Brown in 'Ghost' - was...

Barbra Streisand Says Farewell To Elizabeth Taylor

Barbra Streisand has paid tribute to Elizabeth Taylor after the legendary actress passed away this morning (23rd March 2011).Barbra Streisand, the American singer and actress, has called Elizabeth Taylor's passing "the end of an era",...

Paul Newman Gave Touching Tribute To Elizabeth Taylor

Paul Newman narrated a touching tribute to Elizabeth Taylor, during which he said that the legendary actress "radiated charm".Paul Newman, the American actor who passed away in 2008, starred alongside Elizabeth Taylor in the 1958...

Elizabeth Taylor: A Life In Film

Dame Elizabeth Taylor has passed away at the age of 79. Known in later life for her charity work and love of tweeting, it was her glittering film career as one of the cinema's most...

Elizabeth Taylor Dies

Dame Elizabeth Taylor has died.The double Oscar-winning actress died in the early hours of Wednesday morning (23.03.11) aged 79, after battling congestive heart failure. Taylor had been hospitalised two months ago at the Cedars-Sinai Medical...

Elizabeth Taylor Dies Of Heart Failure Aged 79

Elizabeth Taylor has died at the age of 79.Elizabeth Taylor, the English-American screen legend, has passed away at the age of 79.Abc News have confirmed that Taylor died this morning (22nd March 2011) of congestive...

Oscar Comedy Writer Vilanch Faults Franco; Franco Faults Back

Bruce Vilanch, who has written jokes for the hosts of countless awards shows for 20 years, has criticized James Franco for not taking his role as host of this year's Oscars telecast seriously. In an...

Katie Price Wants Pink Helicopter

Katie Price is planning to buy a pink helicopter. The British star is taking flying lessons and hopes to have a helipad installed at her home so she can fly off at a moment's notice....

Selena Gomez Talks Justin Bieber On Letterman

Selena Gomez has opened up about her fledging romance with Justin Bieber. Selena Gomez the 18-year-old actress - who was recently pictured holding hands with and kissing the teen singing sensation - admitted she has...

Katie Price Loves Model Boyfriend

Katie Price has confessed her love for her boyfriend Leandro Penna.The 32-year-old star uploaded romantic pictures of her and the Argentinean model on micro-blogging website twitter and wrote that she had fallen for her new...

Mark Wahlberg Planning The Fighter Sequel

Mark Wahlberg is keen to do a sequel to 'The Fighter'. The actor - who starred as lead character 'Irish' Micky Ward in the movie, which won Best Supporting Actor and Actress Oscars for Christian...

Anne Hathaway Pushes Barack Obama On Same Sex Marriage

Anne Hathaway has signed an open letter to President Barack Obama, urging him to change his stance on same-sex marriage.Anne Hathaway, the American actress and star of 'Love and Other Drugs' has signed a letter...

Colin Firth Won't Change With Oscar Success

Colin Firth's wife insists his Oscar success won't change him.The 50-year-old star picked up the coveted Best Actor statue at last month's Academy Awards and despite his triumph, the British hunk's wife Livia insists they...

Steven Soderbergh Announces Retirement

Steven Soderbergh has announced his retirement. The Oscar winning director has said his next two projects, 'Liberace' and 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' will be his last.He told website studio360.org: "I just need to step out....

Selena Gomez Terrified After Threats From Bieber Fans

Selena Gomez is said to be "terrified" after receiving death threats from jealous Justin Bieber fans.The 18-year-old singer-and-actress has been the target of an online hate campaign since images were released of her kissing the...

Barbara Streisand Lands My Mother's Curse

Barbara Streisand is set to star in 'My Mother's Curse'. The singer-and-actress will play Seth Rogen's mother in the road trip comedy directed by 'The Proposal' filmmaker Anne Fletcher. 'Cars' writer Dan Fogelman has penned...

Julianne Moore To Play Sarah Palin

Julianne Moore will portray Sarah Palin in a new film. The Oscar nominated actress will portray the US Republican politician in HBO Films' 'Game Change', which follows the 2008 presidential campaign. Former Alaskan governor Sarah...

Sharon Osbourne Pulled Off Man's Wig

Sharon Osbourne pulled a man's wig off at Sir Elton John's Oscars party.The showbiz matriarch and daughter Kelly Osbourne couldn't resist causing some mischief at last month's glitzy Los Angeles bash, much to the amusement...

Madonna A 'Natural Director'

Madonna is a "natural" filmmaker. Abbie Cornish - who stars the singer's new directorial effort 'W.E.', about the story of Britain's King Edward VIII and his American wife Wallis Simpson - confesses she was great...

Matt Damon Says Meeting Wife Luciana May Have Been Fate

Matt Damon says meeting his wife of six-years may have been fate.Matt Damon, the American actor whose character in the new movie 'The Adjustment Bureau' has his destiny manipulated, says a similar thing may have...

Gwyneth Paltrow In Talks For Record Deal

Gwyneth Paltrow is reportedly in talks to sign a record deal.The actress unveiled her voice in the movie 'Country Strong' and has impressed in recent months with a series of live performances leading to her...

Academy Agrees Franco And Hathaway Were A Poor Choice

The selection of James Franco and Anne Hathaway to host this year's Oscars telecast was a mistake, a high-ranking member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has acknowledged. In an interview with...

Zsa Zsa Gabor Has 50-50 Chance Of Survival Without Surgery

Zsa Zsa Gabor has "a 50-50 chance" of surviving for another year without having surgery on her left leg.Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband Frederic Prinz Von Anhalt says the Hollywood legend only has a "50-50" chance...

Helen Mirren Wants To Join Brand For Oscars

Dame Helen Mirren wants to host the Oscars with Russell Brand.The 65-year-old actress - who stars opposite the British funnyman in 'The Tempest' and 'Arthur' - thinks they would make a good presenting paring, although...

Katie Price Says Peter Excluded Harvey From Holiday

Katie Price claims ex-husband Peter Andre went back on his promise to take her eight-year-old son Harvey on a family holiday.The British TV star claims the singer had said he would take Harvey - her...

James Franco In Spat With Critical Yale Student

James Franco has become embroiled in a public spat with a Yale student who criticised his style of 'tweeting'.James Franco, the American actor who garnered negative reviews for his hosting of the Academy Awards on...

Zsa Zsa Gabor Rushed To Hospital With Blood Flow Problems

Zsa Zsa Gabor was rushed to hospital on Wednesday (2nd March 2011) after losing the blood flow to her left leg.Zsa Zsa Gabor, the Hollywood actress who has endured a number of medical problems in...

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