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Liberace's Choreographer Dies

The dance star passed away on 12 March (15) in Beverly Hills, California. No further details about his death were known as WENN went to press. He began his career on stage,...

Liberace To Return To Las Vegas As A Hologram

Liberace is set to make a comeback in Las Vegas as a hologram in a new live show nearly 30 years after his death.The late pianist is set to come back to life in light...

Liberace's Lover Back Behind Bars

Liberace's former lover Scott Thorson is back behind bars after failing to show up in court for a probation hearing in court.Thorson, who was portrayed by Matt Damon in the hit 2013 Tv movie Behind...

Liberace Biopic Delivers Emmys For Soderbergh And Douglas

Steven Soderbergh's Liberace biopic Behind The Candelabra was the big winner at the 65th annual Emmy Awards, picking up major honours for the director, his leading man Michael Douglas, and landing the night's Outstanding Miniseries...

Liberace Movie Dominates Creative Arts Emmys

Steven Soderbergh's HBO movie, Behind the Candelabra, about the private life of Liberace won eight trophies during Sunday night's Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, where 77 of the 101 Emmy awards are handed out. Its...

Liberace's Former Lover Sent To Rehab

Liberace's former lover Scott Thorson has escaped another jail sentence after a judge agreed he should attend rehab instead.Thorson, who was portrayed by Matt Damon in acclaimed 2013 Tv movie Behind the Candelabra, breached his...

Elton John To Pay Tribute To Liberace At The Emmys - Report

Singer Elton John is set to pay tribute to Liberace at the 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards later this month (Sep13), according to U.S. reports.The Rocket Man hitmaker's performance will mark the first time he has...

Scott Thorson Arrested Over Alleged Probation Violation

Liberace's former toyboy lover Scott Thorson is back behind bars for allegedly violating his probation after failing a random drug test.Thorson, who is fighting colon cancer, was taken into custody by Nevada police on Thursday...

Liberace's Las Vegas Mansion Sells For Half A Million

The mansion once belonging to flamboyant pianist Liberace - who was recently portrayed by Michael Douglas in the film Behind the Candelabra - has been sold this week for just $500,000. Real estate agency Redfin...

Bill Murray Pays Anniversary Visit To David Letterman Dressed As Liberace

Bill Murray made his 26th appearance on David Letterman's late-night show extra special by dressing up as Liberace and exiting a white luxury car as part of his hilarious entrance.The fun-loving movie star, who was...

Liberace's Former Lover Scott Thorson Sentenced To Probation

Liberace's former toyboy lover Scott Thorson has been sentenced to five years probation after pleading guilty to burglary and identity theft charges.The 53 year old, also known as Jess Marlow, was arrested by police in...

Netflix Makes Emmy History

For the first time, a TV series not produced for a broadcast or cable-TV network has received an Emmy nomination -- actually, not just one nomination but nine of them. Netflix's House of Cards went...

Liberace's Las Vegas Home Hits The Market At Cut Price

Liberace's former home in Las Vegas has been put up for sale with a reduced asking price of $529,900 (£342,000).The flamboyant entertainer, recently portrayed by Michael Douglas in Hollywood movie Behind the Candelabra, acquired the...

Liberace's Lover Opens Up About His Passion For Michael Jackson

Liberace's former lover Scott Thorson has revealed all about his fling with "best friend" Michael Jackson in a new Tv interview.Thorson, who was portrayed by Matt Damon in the recent Tv movie adaptation of his...

Critics And Public Agree On Season's Top Shows

For once the nation's leading critics and the public at large were seemingly in agreement. The CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory, television's highest-rated comedy series, won the Critics Choice award for best comedy Monday...

Liberace Lover Scott Thorson Makes Michael Jackson Romance Claims

Liberace's lover Scott Thorson claims he had a ''six or seven'' year romance with Michael Jackson.The 54-year-old former partner of the legendary pianist has alleged he grew close to the 'Billy Jean' hitmaker and described...

Behind The Candelabra: Denied An Oscar, Liberace Biopic Ignites Critics' Passion

Liberace biopic, Behind The Candelabra, has been released today in UK cinemas today but due to troubles securing big-buck Hollywood funding, the glitteringly kitsch film will only be seen on TV in the US, making...

Liberace's Lover Wanted Damon Or Douglas To Bail Him Out Of Jail

Liberace's former lover Scott Thorson has accused the makers of Behind The Candelabra of turning their backs on him by refusing to bail him out of jail.The 54 year old, who is fighting colon cancer,...

Matt Damon Is 'Proud' Of Butt Baring Scene

Matt Damon is ''proud'' of revealing his ''Brazilian tan line'' in 'Behind The Candelabra'.The 49-year-old actor portrays the late entertainer Liberace's gay lover Scott Thorson alongside Michael Douglas in the biopic and was pleased with...

Liberace Movie A Hit For Hbo

Aided by solid reviews earlier in the week at the Cannes Film Festival, where it participated in the competition, director Steven Soderbergh's Behind the Candelabra produced the highest ratings for an HBO original movie in...

Michael Douglas And Matt Damon Inspired By Marriages

Michael Douglas and Matt Damon used their own marriages as inspiration for 'Behind the Candelabra'.The actors play gay lovers in the new Liberace biopic - which focuses on his secret relationship with Scott Thorson -...

Michael Douglas Stuns As Liberace In 'Behind The Candelabra' [Trailer & Pictures]

Michael Douglas as Liberace in Behind The CandelabraSteven Soderbergh lands in sunny Cannes this week with his HBO movie Behind the Candelabra, a biopic of the flamboyant pianist Liberace, played by Michael Douglas. The American...

Michael Douglas And Matt Damon Get 'Intimate'

'Behind the Candelabra' features ''intimate'' scenes between Michael Douglas and Matt Damon.The Liberace biopic, which focuses on the famous pianist's secret affair with gay lover Scott Thorson, is set to compete for the Palme d'Or...

Michael Douglas Objected To Gay Porn Scenes In Behind The Candelabra

Michael Douglas forced director Steven Soderbergh to cut gay porn scenes in their new Liberace biopic because the actor wanted to be able to show his young kids the film without having to explain the...

Michael Douglas Was 'Comfortable' Kissing Matt Damon

Michael Douglas was ''comfortable'' shooting love scenes with Matt Damon in 'Behind the Candelabra'. The 68-year-old actor portrays late American pianist Liberace in the film which focuses on the musician's secret homosexual relationship with his...

Steven Soderbergh's Behind The Candelabra To Compete For Palme D'or At Cannes

Director Steven Soderbergh will bow out of the movie industry with a bang - his Liberace biopic Behind The Candelabra has been nominated for the top prize at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.The movie, starring...

Cannes Film Festival Line-up Confirmed

'Only God Forgives', 'Behind the Candelabra' and 'Inside Llewyn Davis' will compete at the 66th annual Cannes Film Festival.The annual film gala has announced its 2013 line-up with the hotly anticipated Ryan Gosling-starring 'Only God...

Liberace's Former Lover Scott Thorson Charged With Burglary

Liberace's former toyboy lover Scott Thorson is facing a jail sentence amid allegations of burglary and identity theft.The 53 year old, also known as Jess Marlow, was arrested by police in Reno, Nevada on 22...

Matt Damon Had Spray Tanning Sessions In His Garage For Revealing Liberace Role

Matt Damon had to undergo extensive tanning to prepare for bum-baring scenes as showman Liberace's gay lover Scott Thorson.The movie star's love of boxer briefs left director Steven Soderbergh with a skin tone problem on...

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