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Ginnifer Goodwin's High Street Look

1st May 2012

Ginnifer Goodwin's White House Correspondents Dinner dress cost just $299.The 'Once Upon a Time' actress donned the light gray gown from high street retailer H&M's new Exclusive Glamour Conscious Collection to the glitzy event in...

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Maggie Gyllenhaal And Peter Sarsgaard Welcome Daughter No.2

30th April 2012

Maggie Gyllenhaal and her actor husband Peter Sarsgaard have become parents for the second time, following the birth of daughter Gloria Ray. The actress' representative confirmed the news to Usa Today, confirming that the couple...

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Lindsay Lohan Invited To White House Correspondent's Dinner

26th April 2012

This Saturday's White House Correspondent's Dinner (April 28, 2012) promises to be an interesting affair, with a celebrity guest list that includes Lindsay Lohan. According to Politico, President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have...

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Lindsay Lohan Attending White House Dinner

26th April 2012

Lindsay Lohan has been invited to the White House Correspondents' Dinner. The 'Mean Girls' actress is among a host of names to be asked to attend the event - which is held yearly to celebrate...

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Adele Joins Obama In Time's 'Most Influential People' List

19th April 2012

The power and influence of the young British songwriter Adele shows no signs of slowing, even when it seems that there are few people left on either side of the Atlantic who have not yet...

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Katy Perry Almost Landed Role In The Help

8th April 2012

Pop star Katy Perry has revealed she almost landed a small role opposite Emma Stone and Viola Davis in The Help but her recording schedule forced her to turn it down.The Firework singer, who made...

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Maggie Gyllenhaal Expecting Baby Girl No.2

30th March 2012

Maggie Gyllenhaal has revealed to US Magazine that she's expecting another baby girl. The actress, who is believed to be well into her third trimester, already has a daughter, Ramona, who is now five years...

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Jeremy Irons To Join Cast Of Beautiful Creatures

14th March 2012

Jeremy Irons is in final negotiations to join the cast of 'Beautiful Creatures'. The 63-year-old actor will join a star studded ensemble including Viola Davis, Emma Thompson, Emmy Rossum and Thomas Mann in the supernatural...

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Viola Davis To Produce And Star In Barbara Jordan Biopic

12th March 2012

Actress Viola Davis is to play African American civil rights leader Barbara Jordan in a new biopic.The Help star will develop and produce the project with celebrated TV director Paris Barclay. The film will showcase...

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Viola Davis Glad Awards Season Is Over

10th March 2012

Viola Davis is ''relieved'' awards season is over.The 46-year-old actress - who was previously nominated for an Oscar for her role in 'Doubt' in 2008 and lost out to Best Actress for her role in...

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Viola Davis Calls For Acting Equality

9th March 2012

Viola Davis wants to be seen as ''equal'' to other actresses.The Oscar-nominated actress feels her ethnicity means there is a limit to the kind of roles she is offered and wishes casting directors could appreciate...

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Viola Davis 'Relieved' Awards Season Is Over

6th March 2012

Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis is glad the awards season is drawing to a close - as the pressure to scoop gold leaves her struggling on movie sets.The screen star was shortlisted for Best Supporting Actress...

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Rossum In Talks To Play Movie Witch

6th March 2012

Phantom Of The Opera star Emmy Rossum is in talks to join Emma Thompson and Viola Davis among the supporting cast of magical new drama Beautiful Creatures.Rossum is slated to play a witch in the...

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Meryl Streep Donates To Charity On Behalf Of Oscar-rival Viola Davis

29th February 2012

Meryl Streep has been in good spirits this week - well you would be if you'd won an Oscar - and she clearly wants to spread that good will, with the news coming in that...

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Octavia Spencer Left Speechless By Oscars Win

29th February 2012

Octavia Spencer has told the New York Post that the one thing that can make her speechless is "winning an Oscar." She was asked the question after the star-studded Academy Awards ceremony had ended on...

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Meryl Streep Donates $10,000 To School, On Behalf Of Viola Davis

28th February 2012

Meryl Streep has made a charitable donation to save a school, thanks to a tip-off from her fellow actress and Oscar hopeful Viola Davis. Davis reportedly told Streep about the ailing school in Central Falls,...

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Meryl Streep Donates $10,000 Cheque To Rhode Island School

28th February 2012

Oscar winner Meryl Streep has donated $10,000 (£6,250) to a charter school in Rhode Island on behalf of actress pal Viola Davis.The Iron Lady actress beat her Doubt co-star Davis to the Best Actress honour...

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Academy Award Winners 2012: What You Didn't See On Television

28th February 2012

Meryl Streep wasn't kidding when she said she wasn't expecting to win an Oscar on Sunday night (February 26, 2012). A behind the scenes report from the Huffington Post reveals that the Iron Lady actress...

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Kristen Wiig Gets Thumbs Up For Simple Oscars Gown

27th February 2012

Kristen Wiig may not have been the talk of the red-carpet at the 84th Academy Awards, though she received quiet praise for her conservative gown by designer J. Mendel. The fashion critics were unanimous in...

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Oscars 2012: Meryl Streep Speech - Last Chance For An Oscar?

27th February 2012

Meryl Streep gave a humble speech at last night's Oscars ceremony. Streep, aged 62, won the Lead Actress Oscar, upsetting those who'd placed money on the bookies' favourites, Viola Davis. Last night marked Streep's third...

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2012 Academy Award Winners - The Artist Triumphs In Hotly Contested Ceremony

27th February 2012

Last night's Academy Awards ceremony was a hotly contested one, with few categories seeming to have guaranteed winners stamped before they were announced. The Artist was the big success of the evening. The silent film...

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Uggie Dons 120k Of Diamonds

27th February 2012

Uggie the dog wore diamonds worth £120,000 to a pre-Oscars party.The showbiz pooch was among the invitees to Harvey Weinstein's party at Soho House in Los Angeles on Saturday (25.02.12) and 'The Artist' star donned...

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Silent Night: The Artist Dominates The 84th Academy Awards

27th February 2012

Silent French-movie The Artist, directed by Michel Hazanavicius and starring Jean Dujardin dominated the top awards at the 84th Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday (February 26, 2012). As expected, the surprise hit took...

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The Iron Lady: Meryl Streep Wins Third Oscar

27th February 2012

Meryl Streep beat her rival nominee Viola Davis to the Academy Award for Best Actress on Sunday (26 February 2012). When the nominations were announced in January, Streep was installed as the odds-on favorite to...

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Teary Octavia Spencer Wins Best Supporting Actress At Oscars 2012

27th February 2012

Octavia Spencer landed the first major award of the 84th Academy Awards, winning Best Supporting Actress for her stand-out performance in 'The Help'. The actress was the clear favorite to take home the statuette, though...

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Billy Crystal Teams Up With Justin Bieber For Oscars Opening

27th February 2012

Billy Crystal scored plenty of laughs in his opening skit at the 84th Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday (26 February, 2012). The veteran comedian starred in a promo in which he parodied hotly...

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Viola Davis To Be Honoured By Talent Agency

24th February 2012

Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis will be honoured by bosses of her talent agency at a star-studded lunch in Los Angeles on Friday (24Feb12).The Help star, who is up for a Best Actress Academy Award at...

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Viola Davis, Chloe Moretz And Applegate To Lead Crystal + Lucy Awards

23rd February 2012

Viola Davis, Chloe Moretz and Christina Applegate have been named as the honourees at the upcoming 2012 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards.Oscar-nominated The Help star Davis will be the toast of the summer...

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Oscar Voter Joan Collins Chooses 'The Artist' For Best Picture?

23rd February 2012

The 84th Annual Academy Awards is just three days away, and anticipation is building in Hollywood after the deadline for Oscar voters to provide this year's selections finally passed. The biggest night on the film's...

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Odds On Meryl Streep Winning Best Actress At The Oscars Fall Dramatically

22nd February 2012

As the Academy Of Motion Pictures And Sciences approach, there may be more surprising winners than first thought. Silent movie The Artist looks set to sweep the board once again, with nominations in the Best...

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