Ucla Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


29th May 2013

Fact: Hollywood actor/director Ben Affleck is to be honoured at a film festival held by the University of California, Los Angeles' (UCLA) School of Theater, Film and Television. The Argo star will receive the Filmmaker of the Year prize during the event next month (Jun13).


28th September 2012

Quote: "I'm just a regular parent when I'm there... I dress in full UCLA garb, head to toe - hat, socks, underwear, stuffed animals, everything." Rap mogul Sean '' Combs will be cheering on his son who has signed to play college football at Ucla in Los Angeles.


11th September 2012

Fact: Rapper Sean Combs supported his son Justin on Saturday (08Sep12) by attending his first college American football game at the University of California, Los Angeles. And it appears the music mogul brought the team a stroke of good luck - the UCLA Bruins beat The Nebraska Cornhuskers 36-30.


6th June 2012

Tweet: "My son Christian graduates junior high today!! proudfather tweet !!" Rap mogul Sean Combs celebrates his child's academic success a week after news of his eldest son Justin's scholarship award to attend UCLA college in Los Angeles hit headlines.


23rd February 2012

Fact: Executors of the estate of late Columbo star Peter Falk have donated $300,000 (£187,500) to Los Angeles college UCLA to help fund music scholarships for disabled students and members of the military.


16th February 2012

Quote: "One of my sons just got a scholarship to go and play (football) at UCLA. Go Bruins. I'm quite sure they'll hit me up for some donations." Rap mogul Sean Combs fears his son's college education in Los Angeles will cost him dear.


6th June 2011

Fact: Jennifer Lopez presented her Monster-in-Law co-star, Jane Fonda, with an Icon award at the UCLA Longevity Center’s 20th Anniversary Icon Awards Gala on Saturday (04Jun11).


16th October 2010

Fact: Malcolm In The Middle star Jane Kaczmarek is studying classical music at California university UCLA.


22nd January 2008

Fact: Martin Scorsese, Angelina Jolie, Daniel Day-Lewis, George Clooney, Marion Cotillard, James McAvoy and JUNO star Ellen Page turned the 11th annual Newsweek Oscar Roundtable discussion into a star-studded affair when the sextet gathered for a low-key chat about film and fame at Los Angeles' UCLA campus. The debate is available on Newsweek magazine's website.


19th November 2007

Quote: "It was such a respite for me. I felt that need to put a brake on everything, to escape from the celebrity life and reclaim a normal life for a while. It was very healthy for me." Shakira on her decision to take a Western civilisation course at Los Angeles' UCLA university this past summer (07).


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