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Liberace's Lover Back Behind Bars

21st November 2013

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...

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Liberace Biopic Delivers Emmys For Soderbergh And Douglas

23rd September 2013

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...

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Liberace Movie Dominates Creative Arts Emmys

16th September 2013

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...

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Liberace's Former Lover Sent To Rehab

12th September 2013

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...

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

9th September 2013

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...

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Scott Thorson Arrested Over Alleged Probation Violation

6th September 2013

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...

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Fascinating Fact: 3843189

31st August 2013

Liberace's former home in Las Vegas has been sold to British businessman Martin Ravenhill for $500,000 (£333,000). The 1962 mansion sold for $29,000 (£19,300) below its list price. Liberace bought the home in 1974 and...

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Liberace's Las Vegas Mansion Sells For Half A Million

By Joe Wilde | 30th August 2013

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...

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Bill Murray Pays Anniversary Visit To David Letterman Dressed As Liberace

30th August 2013

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...

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Liberace's Former Lover Scott Thorson Sentenced To Probation

18th July 2013

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...

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Netflix Makes Emmy History

18th July 2013

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...

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

1st July 2013

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...

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

19th June 2013

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...

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Critics And Public Agree On Season's Top Shows

11th June 2013

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...

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Liberace Lover Scott Thorson Makes Michael Jackson Romance Claims

8th June 2013

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...

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

By Lauren James | 7th June 2013

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...

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

7th June 2013

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,...

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Matt Damon Is 'Proud' Of Butt Baring Scene

30th May 2013

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...

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The Things They Say: 3693595

30th May 2013

"I now have things in common with Sharon Stone and Glenn Close. We can... trade stories." Matt Damon jokes about sharing sex scenes with his Liberace co-star Michael Douglas and joining the actor's list of...

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Liberace Movie A Hit For Hbo

29th May 2013

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...

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The Things They Say: 3684799

24th May 2013

"The challenge was making it as real as possible. But I would tease Matt about which flavour lip gloss he'd like for me to use." Michael Douglas loved to poke fun at his Behind The...

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Michael Douglas And Matt Damon Inspired By Marriages

21st May 2013

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 -...

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A Week In Movies: Cannes Film Festival Kicks Off, Coen Brothers' & James Franco Are Potential Award Winners, Michael Douglas Portrays Liberace In Behind The Candelabra And Much More!

By Staff Writer | 17th May 2013

The 66th Cannes Film Festival kicked off this week with the glittering red carpet premiere of The Great Gatsby, attended by filmmaker Bas Luhrmann and cast members Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton...

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

By Michael West | 15th May 2013

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...

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Michael Douglas And Matt Damon Get 'Intimate'

15th May 2013

'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...

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The Things They Say: 3662829

14th May 2013

"My father had a tough time watching my death scene in Liberace. He was here when I was sick, and it was very hard for him. When he watched me die in the film, he...

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The Things They Say: 3661238

14th May 2013

"I was the girl in this movie! The hair and make-up for Liberace took two-and-a-half hours! I've never done elaborate hair and make-up before. Up until now, my entire career has been contemporary." Actor Michael...

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Michael Douglas Objected To Gay Porn Scenes In Behind The Candelabra

13th May 2013

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...

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Michael Douglas Was 'Comfortable' Kissing Matt Damon

13th May 2013

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...

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

18th April 2013

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...

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