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Kate Fires Off Joke Rant At Foul-mouthed Melissa Leo

3rd March 2011

Kate Winslet has fired off a hilarious and foul-mouthed rant aimed at pal Melissa Leo after the actress blamed the Brit for her expletive-laced Oscars acceptance speech on Sunday (27Feb11).Leo made Academy Awards history when...

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The Things They Say 20589

2nd March 2011

"We did (TV movie) Mildred Pierce... She's delightful and curses like a sailor all the time. She was in my mind. It's Kate's fault." Oscar winner Melissa Leo blames foul-mouthed Winslet for her Academy Awards...

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Fascinating Fact 11000

2nd March 2011

U.S. TV host Ellen DeGeneres placed a swear jar next to Melissa Leo when the actress appeared on her show on Tuesday (01Mar11) and put a pair of tiny headphones on her Oscar statuette. Leo...

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The Things They Say 20553

1st March 2011

"I find that shocking... How could that be the first time with the bunch of people I work with...? I grew up with it as a part of my vernacular and I accepted it, I...

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Christian Bale & Leo Missed Each Other's Oscars Speeches

28th February 2011

Oscars protocol prevented THE FIGHTER co-stars CHRISTIAN BALE and MELISSA LEO from catching each other's acceptance speeches on Sunday night (27Feb11) - both stars were locked out of the Kodak Theatre auditorium.Bale was refused entry...

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Kirk Douglas Upstages James Franco At The Oscars

28th February 2011

Kirk Douglas upstaged ACADEMY AWARD hosts James Franco and Anne Hathaway during a surprise appearance at the Oscars last night (27th February 2011), according to the New York Daily News.Kirk Douglas, the veteran Hollywood actor,...

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Hailee Steinfeld Discusses The Hunger Games At Oscars

28th February 2011

HAILEE STEINFELD has discussed the possibility of appearing in the highly anticipated movie 'The Hunger Games'.HAILEE STEINFELD, the 14-year-old actress who gained critical acclaim for her performance in 'True Grit', says she may join the...

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Helena Bonham Carter Had Handkerchief Speech

28th February 2011

Helena Bonham Carter had an acceptance speech written on a handkerchief in case she won an Oscar. The 'King's Speech' star was up for the Best Supporting Actress prize for her performance as Queen Elizabeth...

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Kirk Douglas Steals The Show At The Oscars

28th February 2011

KIRK DOUGLAS made a surprise appearance at the OSCARS last night (27th February 2011).KIRK DOUGLAS, the veteran Hollywood actor, presented the 'Best Supporting Actress' prize at last night's ACADEMY AWARDS and the 94-year-old entertained the...

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Amy Adams Has Diamond Night At Oscars

28th February 2011

Amy Adams wore over $1.3 million worth of jewellery at the Oscars last night (27.02.11).The 'Fighter' actress wore a Cartier platinum and diamond Haute Joaillerie secret watch bracelet, which was worth over $1 million, teamed...

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Melissa Leo Swears In Oscar Acceptance Speech

28th February 2011

Melissa Leo became the first person in Oscar history to use the word "f**k" in an acceptance speech last night (27.02.11). The 50-year-old actress won Best Supporting Actress for her role in 'The Fighter', and...

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The King's Speech Rules At Oscars

28th February 2011

'The King's Speech' was the big winner at last night's (27.02.11) Oscars, taking home four awards.The movie - which tells the story of stammering British monarch King George VI - was named Best Picture and...

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The Things They Say 20536

28th February 2011

"I would like to thank Her Majesty The Queen for not putting me in the Tower of London for using the Melissa Leo F-word. And I accept this on behalf of all the stutterers throughout...

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Oscar Winner Melissa Leo Apologises For Offending With Acceptance Speech

28th February 2011

Oscar winner MELISSA LEO has apologised for any offence caused by her Best Supporting Actress acceptance speech after letting slip the F-word during Sunday's (27Feb11) live telecast.The 50-year-old star was one of the first honorees...

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Melissa Leo Curses On Air As She Takes Home Best Supporting Actress Oscar

28th February 2011

MELISSA LEO walked away with the first big prize at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards on Sunday (27Feb11), when she was named Best Supporting Actress for her role in THE FIGHTER.The 50-year-old star capped off...

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Leo Defends Saucy Awards Ad

8th February 2011

Actress MELISSA LEO has defended posing for a provocative photograph to rally for Oscars votes, insisting the "awards process" is about "pimping yourself out".The star is nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the upcoming ceremony,...

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Sag Crowns The King's Speech

31st January 2011

The King's Speech increased its lengthy lead in the Oscar race Sunday night as the Screen Actors Guild awarded the movie trophies for best ensemble acting (equivalent to Oscar's best picture award) and bestowed its...

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Colin Firth Wins Sag Prize For The King's Speech

31st January 2011

Colin Firth scooped the Outstanding Actor prize at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards last night (30.01.11).The British star won the prize for his role in Tom Hooper's 'The King's Speech' - following on from...

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Leo Keen To Take Boxing Mum To The Oscars

25th January 2011

Oscar nominee MELISSA LEO wants to take the woman she played in gritty new film THE FIGHTER to the Academy Awards with her next month (Feb11).The actress has called on ailing Ward family matriarch Alice...

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The Things They Say 19993

25th January 2011

"As an actor, I've trained not only in the study of human behaviour but also in how to take a nap, or rest or good night's sleep whenever one has the chance." MELISSA LEO didn't...

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The King's Speech Leads Oscar Nods

25th January 2011

Members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences bowed and curtsied to The King's Speech today (Tuesday) as they bestowed 12 Oscar nominations on the movie, including best film, best director (Tom Hooper),...

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Melissa Leo Pays Tribute To Real Life Alice Ward

18th January 2011

MELISSA LEO, the American actress who picked up the 'Best Supporting Actress' award for her role in 'The Fighter' at Sunday's GOLDEN GLOBES (16th January 2011) has paid tribute to the woman that she portrays...

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Social Network Wins Top Golden Globe Film Award

17th January 2011

The Social Network won the Golden Globe for best dramatic film Sunday night, while The Kids Are All Right won for best comedy or musical. Social Network 's David Fincher also collected the Golden Globe...

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Melissa Leo Wins Best Supporting Actress At Golden Globes

17th January 2011

MELISSA LEO, the American actress best known for playing Detective Sgt Kay Howard on the crime television series 'Homicide: Life on the Street', took home the award for 'Best Supporting Actress' at last night's GOLDEN...

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Colin Firth Named Best Actor At Golden Globes

17th January 2011

Colin Firth was named Best Actor at last night's (16.01.11) Golden Globes.The 50-year-old actor was given the prestigious accolade for his portrayal of stammering British monarch King George VI in 'The King's Speech' and had...

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The King's Speech Leads Golden Globe Nominations

14th December 2010

'The King's Speech' has received seven Golden Globe award nominations. Starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter, the movie - which tells the tale of a king suffering from a speech impediment -...

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Leo Keeps Gandolfini's Engagement Ring

27th October 2010

Actress MELISSA LEO kept her character's engagement ring from new movie WELCOME TO THE RILEYS because she quite liked the idea of playing JAMES GANDOLFINI's wife.The unwed Frozen River star admits she even wears the...

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