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Eddie Murphy Quits Hosting Oscars 2012

9th November 2011

Eddie Murphy has quit as host of the Oscars. The comedian and actor follows Brett Ratner, who resigned from producing the 2012 show earlier today (09.11.11) so as not to tarnish the reputation of the...

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Eddie Murphy Quits As Oscars Host, Hunt On For Replacement

9th November 2011

Eddie Murphy has spectacularly quit his role as the host of the Oscars in February 2011, less than 24 hours after the show's producer Brett Ratner stepped down amidst a wave of criticism following an...

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Eddie Murphy Quits As Oscars Host Following Brett Ratner's Resignation

9th November 2011

Eddie Murphy has quit as Oscars host a day after pal Brett Ratner resigned as the big event's producer.The Rush Hour director stepped down over a homophobic slur he made during a movie question-and-answer session...

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Heavy D Died Hours After Paying Tribute To Joe Frazier

9th November 2011

Heavy D, the American hip-hop star who has died aged 44, paid tribute to deceased boxing legend Joe Frazier on Twitter, just hours before his own death this week. News of the rapper's passing has...

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Brett Ratner Resigns From Oscars

9th November 2011

Brett Ratner has resigned from producing the 2012 Oscars after making a number of ill-judged comments. The director made a number of remarks in recent days, claiming rehearsals were for "fags" and discussing his sex...

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Cause Of Heavy D Death Reportedly Heart Attack

9th November 2011

Heavy D, the US recording artist who became of the rap's biggest stars in the 1980's, died on Tuesday (8th November 2011) after being found unconscious at his Los Angeles home. Although the cause of...

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Ratner Resigns, Filmmaker Quits As Oscars Producer

9th November 2011

Brett Ratner has resigned from his position as producer of next year's Oscars following a series of remarks he made in the press last week. During a Q&A for his new movie Tower Heist, the...

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Brett Ratner Resigns As Oscars Producer

9th November 2011

Moviemaker Brett Ratner has resigned as producer of the 2012 Oscars.The Rush Hour director's decision comes just days after he upset gay rights activists by using a homosexual slur during a question-and-answer session to promote...

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Brett Ratner Resigns As Oscars Producer

9th November 2011

Moviemaker Brett Ratner has resigned as producer of the 2012 Oscars.The Rush Hour director's decision comes just days after he upset gay rights activists by using a homosexual slur during a question-and-answer session to promote...

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Brett Ratner Apologises For Gay Slur

8th November 2011

Filmmaker Brett Ratner has apologised for using a gay slur at a recent movie launch event.The director was promoting new film Tower Heist at a Los Angeles cinema on Friday (04Nov11) when he was asked...

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Will Academy Fire Oscar Co-producer Brett Ratner?

8th November 2011

Try as it might to keep the Oscars a refined affair, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (the very name spells class) continues to see things get out of hand. What better example...

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Pressure On Oscars Producer Brett Ratner Builds After Gay Slur

8th November 2011

The decision to hire Brett Ratner as producer for the forthcoming Academy Awards next year looks to be backfiring on organisers after the 42 year-old was forced to apologise for using a gay slur at...

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Brett Ratner: 'I Was Lying About Olivia Munn Sex Boast'

8th November 2011

Moviemaker Brett Ratner has publicly apologised for remarks he made about having sex with TV presenter and actress Olivia Munn.The director was a guest on U.S. TV programme Attack of the Show, which was previously...

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Tower Heist, Not A Classic, But Warmly Received

4th November 2011

The reviews are in for Tower Heist, the Hollywood comedy starring Eddie Murphy, Ben Stiller and Casey Affleck, and it's a mixed bag. The film follows a group of hard workers who conspire to rob...

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The Things They Say 23296

28th October 2011

"When I want to get really sexy with a girl and I want to sing to the girl, because I'm not really much of a singer, but I know the words backwards and forwards, I...

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Redman Sold Weed To Ratner's Mum In Rap Video

28th October 2011

Moviemaker Brett Ratner had to cast his mother as a weed-buying "white ho" in a Redman video at the start of his career - because he couldn't call on any actresses to drive to the...

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Brett Ratner Went On Water Balloon Mission With Michael Jackson

28th October 2011

Prankster Michael Jackson once took filmmaker Brett Ratner on a 4am water balloon mission and terrified a stunned homeless man.Ratner and Jackson became close friends and the Rush Hour director would often stay at the...

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Eddie Murphy Why He Boycotted Snl

27th October 2011

Eddie Murphy, who made his television debut at age 19 as a regular on Saturday Night Live, has explained why he has not appeared on the show again in recent years. "They were sh**** to...

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Beverley Hills Cop 4 Without Eddie Murphy?

27th October 2011

Brett Ratner is hopeful for a fourth 'Beverly Hills Cop' movie even though star Eddie Murphy has ruled himself out. The director is keen to get the funnyman to reprise his role as wise-cracking detective...

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Ashley Olsen Not Dating Jason Sudeikis, But Mary-kate Could Be

26th October 2011

Despite initial reports, Ashley Olsen wasn't spotted getting close to Jason Sudeikis at the Stone Rose Lounge in New York on Monday (24th October 2011), but her twin sister MARY-KATE OLSON did cosy up to...

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De La Huerta Blames Drunk Pal For Club Scuffle

26th October 2011

Actress Paz De La Huerta has denied she was boozing at director Brett Ratner's party on Monday (24Oct11) after she was involved in a dispute with a pal.The Boardwalk Empire star reportedly got into a...

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Eddie Murphy Will Be 'Horrendous' At Oscars

25th October 2011

Eddie Murphy thinks he is going to be the "worst host" of the Oscars ever.The 'Tower Heist' star will be presenting the prestigious movie event in February 2012, and despite executives behind the ceremony being...

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Eddie Murphy Confirmed As Oscar Host

7th September 2011

Eddie Murphy has been confirmed as the host of the 84th annual ACADEMY-awards which will take place in February 2012.The veteran comedian will host the ceremony alone following unpopular shows hosted by James Franco and...

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Eddie Murphy To Host The Oscars

6th September 2011

Eddie Murphy is to host the 84th Academy Awards ceremony in February 2012.The actor-and-comedian - who was nominated for an Oscar himself in 2006 for his role in 'Dreamgirls' and also presented an accolade in...

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Report Eddie Murphy To Host Oscars

6th September 2011

Eddie Murphy has been selected to host the 84th Annual Academy Awards in February, according to the website HumorMillMag.com, which cited "several inside sources." The report was picked up by the Los Angeles Times ,...

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Brett Ratner Apologises For Offensive Movie Trailer

5th September 2011

Moviemaker Brett Ratner has apologised for including a joke about epilepsy in the TV trailer for his upcoming film Tower Heist.Lost actor Greg Grunberg, who has an epileptic 15-year-old son, took offence to the Tower...

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Eddie Murphy To Host 2012 Oscars

5th September 2011

Eddie Murphy is in talks to host the 84th Academy Awards in February 2012 according to deadline.com.The comedian is the first choice for OSCAR producer Brett Ratner who will discuss Murphy as a potential presenter...

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Eddie Murphy To Host The Oscars?

5th September 2011

Eddie Murphy is set to host next year's Oscars. The 50-year-old actor - who was well known as a stand-up comedian before entering the film business - is said to be in discussions with those...

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Fascinating Fact 12026

4th September 2011

Comedian Eddie Murphy is director Brett Ratner's top choice to host the 2012 Academy Awards. According to Deadline.com, the Shrek star will meet with ceremony producer Ratner and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts &...

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Fascinating Fact 11946

17th August 2011

Pop superstar Beyonce performed the second of four sold out dates at New York's Roseland Ballroom on Tuesday (16Aug11) in front of a star-studded crowd - her rapper husband Jay Z was joined in the...

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