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Tomorrow, Capcom will open human butchery Wesker & Son in London to promote Resident Evil 6, allowing patrons throughout the weekend the chance to "sample and purchase a dizzying array of edible human limbs including hands, feet and a human head." Of course, this isn't real human meat – it's animal meat dressed up and labeled as human meat.
All proceeds from the sale of these items made to look like human limbs will go to the Limbless Association, a non-profit that aids those who have lost their limbs in dealing with the trauma and finding careers. There will also be drinks available, examples of which include the served-in-a-specimen-bag "Stool Sample" and "Puss." Yup, puss. Capcom will also hold a pair of lectures on the themes present in Resident Evil 6 and their ties to the real world at St. Bartholomew's Hospital Pathology Museum in case drinking puss isn't your cup of puss.
Capcom employed a similar PR stunt for Resident Evil 5 that ended up going over ... less than well. At least this time the faux body parts will be isolated to the inside of one building and not strewn about in public, though that doesn't make us any more enthused to see someone gnawing on what looks like a human hand.
Nick Offerman, Chris Pratt, and Adam Scott are just too busy to help Harris Wittels promote his new Humblebrag book.
There are many things one can learn after spending time with the cast of NBC's "Parks & Recreation", and we head to the set to be enlightened -- Nick Offerman, Aziz Ansari, Jim O'Heir, Retta, Ben Schwartz, Chris Pratt, and Lucy Lawless reveal to us the laundry list of amazing guest stars over the years, what viewers can expect from Season 5, and what YH's motto SHOULD be. As a bonus, Aziz dishes on his stint with "Deadliest Catch", his moonlighting on "Modern Family", and stick around for an insightful review of 'Looper'! Hosted by Lesley Robins (@lesleymia).
'Parks and Recreation': Exec producer Michael Schur offers 11 hints about season 5 with a twist
Thursday night at 9:30 p.m. on NBC’s Parks and Recreation… Leslie Knope faces her toughest challenge yet as a member of the City Council! Okay, yes, she just started the job, but Leslie (Amy Poehler) does have a big decision to make about a Bloomberg-esque soda tax that’s designed to discourage Pawnee’s residents (first in friendship! fourth in obesity!) from purchasing absurdly oversized sugary drinks. “Her actions have a lot more ramifications and there’s a lot more people involved and a lot more power involved, ” says Parks executive producer Michael Schur. “It’s an early crucible for her to get through and try to figure out whether she has the guts and the fortitude to make it work in the new job. It’s been a long time since Leslie’s been completely at sea and has no idea professionally speaking what to do in a given situation.” To ensure that you’re not completely at sea when it comes to upcoming developments on the show, Schur has kindly provided you with 11 teases for season 5. There’s just one catch: the names of the characters he’s talking about have been omitted. Let the guessing game begin! Oh, and don’t be a Jerry and accidentally read the answer key at the bottom of the page first.
1. “—– has a personal breakthrough thanks to a cowboy hat, and some tough love from —–.”
2. “Champion the three-legged dog may be the only thing that can cheer up —– when he has an emotional breakdown.”
3. “Will —– actually win an award for something? And more importantly, will he care?”
4. “Halloween pranks aren’t always harmless, as —– and —– will learn the hard way.”
5. “—– finds himself contemplating a big career move on the deck of a yacht.”
6. “Why in the world would —– possibly try to destroy a project idea from —–?”
7. “Episode 8 might just be the last we hear from —–.”
8. “—– grabs —–’s wrist so hard, he’ll think twice about food tray etiquette in the future.”
9. “Can —– read all of “50 Shades of Gray” in one afternoon?”
10. “Of all the people to have thrown a well-attended party, who’d have guessed it’d be —–?
11. “Was —– texting when he got into a minor car accident? How dare you, sir! He was tweeting.”
The Cheers Effect: Amy Poehler
When Amy Poehler needs a break from working on Parks and Recreation, she unwinds by heading back to her trailer and cueing up Cheers. "It's the only show I have on my DVR, and I watch it all the time," says Poehler. "Not only because it's comforting, but also because I relate to that feeling of loving the people you work with. [Parks showrunner] Michael Schur and I will watch together, and just geek out for an hour about, like, the Thanksgiving episode." As part of GQ's celebration of the classic sitcom's 30th anniversary, we rang up the Boston native to talk Sam and Diane, the enormousness of Norm, and TV's finest surrogate family.
GQ: Cheers took a while to catch on with viewers. When did you start watching?
Amy Poehler: I remember being on board from the absolute beginning. I grew up in Boston, and we always felt like it was a hometown show. I had some small personal connections to the show: Every once in a while, they'd stick a true Bostonian in there, to remind everybody about the accent, because nobody was really doing it [on the show]. One of the guys from my local pizza place was an extra, and I remember meeting him and being like, "Oh my God, this guy is the best."
My other small personal connection was that, after Cheers was over, when I was doing Second City in Chicago, George Wendt came to [see the show]. Afterwards, we walked about two blocks to a bar, and I've never, ever seen anybody swarmed by more people. Norm was everybody's character. America felt like they owned him.
GQ: So were you heavily up in the Sam and Diane relationship?
Amy Poehler: Oh, yeah. When they kissed, it was so exciting. I loved how the show let us be tortured for a while by their relationship—how [the producers] pulled them apart and got them back together. And I loved the chemistry between Ted and Shelley. There was shared respect onscreen. [But] the cool thing about the show was that you loved every character. They were so finely drawn, I could always imagine what they were doing on the weekends. And that, to me, is a really well-written character.
GQ: Do you have an all-time favorite episode?
Amy Poehler: The last one. I could watch it every day. When Danson turns the bar's lights out, it's that incredibly rare moment in TV where it feels real and earned and sweet. And that episode's still packed with jokes, you know? That theme song that tells you "You want to go where everybody knows your name"—it delivers in the show, because you actually feel like there's a real family there. And I remember watching that [finale], and being so crushed that I wasn't going to see that family again.
GQ: Where do you stand on the Diane years versus the Rebecca years?
Amy Poehler:You know, those first seasons with Sam and Diane will always be imprinted on my mind. But it's an indication about how strong the writing was that both [eras] worked. Look at how strong the structure of the show was. When they had to replace Coach, it was like, "Oh my God—how is it going to happen?" And then Woody Harrelson comes in, and it's so unbelievably good, you realize that the bar is what's important in the show. The bar is the character, and the fact that Cheers not only survived [change], but became interesting in a totally different way, is so cool.
GQ: There's a feeling among certain Cheers vets that young comedy writers are more interested in post-modern sitcoms like Seinfeld than a traditional show like Cheers. Is that something you've observed?
Amy Poehler:I think that's true, sadly. Perhaps, ten years from now, [that'll change]. Every high-school student goes upstairs and says, "Have you heard this band Led Zeppelin?" So I hope and assume that every good comedy writer, no matter the age, has a moment where they discover how great Cheers is. And I would encourage any young person getting into comedy to sit down and watch the best television show that's ever been on, and see the structure of it. Because their jokes were evergreen. They didn't do a lot of topical stuff, so nothing feels dated. There's no jokes about DeLoreans and the Jimmy Carter administration. I [revisited] the pilot a few years ago, and it's still hilariously funny and completely fresh and better-written than 90 percent of the stuff that I've ever read.
For four seasons, veteran character actor Jim O’Heir has embodied the unflappably sweet, ceaselessly picked-on Jerry Gergich on NBC’s “Parks and Recreation.” It takes skill to play the punching bag, and Jerry’s thick skin and willingness to snap back with each subsequent low blow has made him one of the show’s most sympathetic — and understatedly hilarious — characters. The 50-year-old O’Heir spoke to The Daily about what’s in store for season five, including a top-secret storyline that has him fearing for his safety. (Don’t be scared, Jim. We won’t let anyone hurt you anymore.)
What can we expect from the new season of “Parks & Recreation”?
We’re shooting this week with Jonathan Banks (“Breaking Bad”), and he’s going to play Ben’s (Adam Scott) father, and Glenne Headly is playing Ben’s mother. Jean-Ralphio is back, and he and Tom Haverford (Aziz Ansari) have another idea for a business venture. And there is a pretty big Jerry storyline that I would be killed for repeating, but it could be a game changer as far as being at the Parks department. It’s a big one.
It’s an election year. Do you think the show’s brand of political satire has an impact on the culture at large?
You’ll notice about “Parks,” you don’t know where any of our politics are. [Creator] Mike Schur has said “we’re not in that game.” As actors and people, of course we talk politics. Rob Lowe, is a very staunch Republican, and it’s all across the board politically at work, but never in the show, and that is on purpose.
Your character takes a lot of abuse, and his responses are priceless. How do you craft a Jerry reaction?
Acting — you learn this from day one — is reacting. There’s nothing worse than when I see someone react before hearing a full line. Where I come from is a place of trying to hear it for the first time, followed by a normal reaction. Say Jerry has made some proclamation that is probably correct, probably brilliant. But he’s immediately slammed for it. So in my mind, a person like that would think, “How could that be bad!?” It’s a reaction of confusion and perhaps anger.
There was a great “Parks and Rec” gag reel released recently. Who among your cast mates is the quickest to “break”?
My favorite person to see break, only because he doesn’t do it often, which makes it funnier, is Nick Offerman [who plays crusty department director Ron Swanson]. What makes Nick break, 90 percent of the time, is Chris Pratt [who plays the clueless Andy Dwyer]. When Nick breaks, we all go crazy; he’s so stoic. Amy [Poehler] is pretty good, but she can break. Rashida [Jones] breaks; she’s easy. Nick is the tough one.
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Omg ugly sobbing during this episode and I literally gasped at the end. Can't wait for next weeks episode, I wish that one had aired first, tbh
On her looks:
‘I’m very proud of my body and the way I look. I would be ungrateful to be saying, ‘Oh, I’m so mad because people just look at me and see my pretty face. I thank God for what he has given me and I take advantage of it…
On having 328F sized boobs in this industry:
‘At the beginning it was hard, and she (my publicist) used to tell me, ‘Maybe you should get to a more normal, standard size. (My mom said), ‘God is going to punish you, you can’t chop your boobs out. It’s crazy. All the women are risking their life to get boobs.’ So I didn’t do it.
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The "who" of Quinn has been revealed, but it only sets to the stage for a larger mystery involving Olivia.
Olivia Pope and Associates have been busy. Working tirelessly to exonerate one of their own, their back was against the wall when Quinn's fate was all but sealed and she faced the death penalty with David's case considered a legal slam dunk.
During Thursday's second season premiere, Quinn's mysterious identity was revealed and it turns out that she's a former client at OPA -- whom Huck drugged, kidnapped and set her up with a new life in Washington. And like Scandal does so well, the reveal sets the stage for a larger mystery: Why did Olivia taken an interest in her Lindsay Dwyer, aka the Molotov Mistress? Who hired Olivia to help her if Ms. Dwyer didn't? Who did she call to get Quinn off the hook and how high up does that go?
"It's higher up than you would ever begin to imagine," showrunner Shonda Rhimes says. "This story is something that once you understand who Quinn is, the why of who she is, what she is, gets bigger and bigger."
So do all roads -- including why Quinn is so important -- lead to President Fitzgerald Grant? Rhimes teases that will be explored in a fittingly titled episode, "All Roads Lead to Fitz." "It's going to be an interesting discovery for the audience to see where it's all connected," she says.
The Hollywood Reporter hit the Hollywood set of the ABC political fixer drama to get the scoop from the cast -- more Mellie drama! Unlikely alliances! More awesomeness from Huck! -- on what's next for the expanded second season of the series.
Quinn (Katie Lowes)
Lowes, who held the secret all summer long -- keeping it from family and friends -- says she spoke with Rhimes about the stakes at hand and asked how high up the mystery goes. "I asked if it was a little secret or if it would bring down the entire government and Western civilization -- and she said yes," Lowes says. Before coming back to OPA, Quinn will have to regain the trust of everyone around her -- and get over working for a woman who has no desire to reveal the answers Quinn (as well as Abby, Harrison and David) wants to know. "She has a million questions and is getting frustrated that she's not getting any answers to them; it's going to be a huge source of contention for the whole season."
Bonus tidbit: Look for an unlikely alliance to come within OPA.
Olivia (Kerry Washington)
"It's obviously a really powerful person and you will not have to wait long to find out more about that person," Washington says of who Olivia called. "It's a person who is important to Olivia in many ways." With so much of the first season establishing that nobody was who you thought they were, season two will explore how one person's secrets impacts everyone around them. "Which characters are telling the truth and to whom, those things begin to affect relationships in the office and in the White House in really intense ways."
Fitz (Tony Goldwyn)
Because being kept from your "person" isn't enough, Fitz not only has to contend with a first lady with an agenda of her own and a potential war in East Sudan. "It's an ongoing problem," Goldwyn says. "It's a brewing problem for Fitz and that's in part what brings Olivia back to the White House. Nothing has changed in terms of how he feels about Olivia but there are political and topical events that occur that involve Olivia and Fitz and it becomes necessary that they make contact."
Mellie (Bellamy Young)
Mellie's pregnant and "America's Baby" is a boy. And oh boy, does the first lady use her platform with the press for her own political agenda. But is the baby really Fitz's? "I don't know if it's Fitz's or not! We like to joke that it's Harrison's baby," Young says with a laugh. Taking advantage of a high-profile interview, Mellie turns a personal story into a political one when she makes a plea for the president to take action on the war in East Sudan. "There's nothing she won't do, she's very willing to get her point across because she's usually right, and when you're on the side of right … elbow elbow, wrist wrist!" says Young, exhibiting the classic presidential wave.
Harrison (Columbus Short)
If you caught the sparks that flew between Harrison and Quinn when he visits her ahead of the trial verdict, you're not alone. While Short says he didn't play the scene to ignite 'shippers, he's definitely open to something more than a Harrison-Quinn friendship. "The Harriquinn? The Quinston? The Quinston! Coined it!" he says with a laugh. "Whether it's romance, friendship, platonic, whatever, I wouldn't be opposed to it." As for the mysterious person Olivia called to get Quinn off the hook, Short says Harrison will challenge Olivia for the first time. "Abby is always questioning, stabbing and poking at the beehive and it finally got to Harrison," he says. "He's thinking that Abby may be on to something. He knows a lot more than people think he knows."
Bonus tidbit: Look for Harrison have to deal with something from his past -- which lest you forget, also includes a three-day stay in prison.
Abby (Darby Stanchfield)
"Something is just not sitting quite right with Abby," (lol nothing ever does - OP) Stanchfield says of Abby's feelings about Quinn's exoneration. "It’s a fine line of really not being happy with her co-worker and what’s going on there but at the same time she’s loyal to Olivia, so she’s really in an uncomfortable situation." The second episode of the season will redefine "office politics" within OPA. "The edge of the rug is just lifted, you get a little peek in one episode and more will get ripped off," she says of Abby's probe into just who Olivia called to spring Quinn. "It goes way deep down, beyond anything you can imagine." She'll team with Harrison and form a bond as the duo are thrown more together this season as Abby's relationship with Quinn will remain "uncomfortable" and beyond "strained" with Olivia, the woman who helped rescue Abby from an abusive relationship. "Abby's got a pair of brass knuckles in her purse and a gun, so she's ready to fight if she has to," Stanchfield says of how far she'll go to get to the bottom of just who Olivia called. "She'll play dirty if she needs to."
Bonus tidbit: You'll definitely get to know more about the workaholic Abby this season, which could be a boon to her love life. "If she were to meet somebody, my guest would be the workplace," she says.
Huck (Guillermo Diaz)
When Huck tells Quinn that he knows she's broken, too, he really knew just how broken Lindsay Dwyer the newest OPA staffer really was, having had a hand in kidnapping and creating her new identity while under orders from Olivia. That older brother bond will continue to develop in season two, Diaz says. "He wants to take her under his wing and protect her and let her use him as somebody she can vent to or just talk to; a safe person." As the second season progresses, Olivia will confide in Huck more. "She has certain things that she only talks to Huck about without the rest of OPA; their relationship is like an onion with layers slowly being revealed." So how much does Huck really know about why Olivia helped the woman previously known as the Molotov Mistress? "Huck is such a quiet and introverted guy that they're all used to him not talking much, so he easily gets away with knowing all this stuff and it's easy to forget that he probably knows everything," Diaz says. "That's good for Huck."
David (Joshua Molina)
Abby won't be Olivia's biggest problem now that David had a "slam dunk" conviction swiped out from under him. "David's smart enough to know there's something more to the situation and that the odds are heavily favored of Olivia being behind it," Malina says. "In subsequent episodes, he definitely gets more, rather than less, obsessed with what she did. He'll turn into a singularly focused person … enemies will be made, friendships will be made, so there's this shifting where even though we're supposedly on different sides, we'll occasionally find ourselves interested in the same information and warily try to share."
What did you think of the Scandal premiere? Were you surprised by Quinn's identity? Hit the comments with your thoughts. Scandal airs Thursdays at 10 p.m. on ABC.
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A day after Anderson Cooper
called out attacked Teresa Giudice for bullying Caroline Manzo about her weight at "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" reunion, he invited the reality star back on "Anderson" to apologize.
While Cooper stood by his criticism of her behavior and the show's constant stream of negative drama, he told Giudice he felt he had been rude in how he confronted her Wednesday, and wanted to make amends.
"After I did that interview, someone in the audience, a guy named Bobby who was a teacher, said I had been rude. And it made me really sad that I would have been rude, because I didn't really want to be rude," Cooper confessed.
Instead of criticize Giudice as he did on Wednesday's show, when he compared her maturity level to a 12-year-old's, Cooper asked the controversial "Housewives" star whether her reality fame had turned her into a more confrontational person.
Giudice got emotional at the question and admitted that the reality TV spotlight has come with significant consequences. "I haven't spoken to my brother in over a year. And I hear that fame ruins a family, and it has ruined my family," she answered.
Melissa Gorga is only talking to Wendy about the explosive season finale of The Real Housewives.
Find out what Melissa thinks about Teresa setting her up and if she'll ever be able to forgive her.
Plus, did Melissa ever strip? Is there going to be a cast shakeup next season?
After the housewives’ reunion show – which got uglier than most people were prepared for – Teresa felt she should make the rounds and try to explain her side of things. Cooper called her out for quite a bit of it, saying, “Who cares? You’re not 12-years old!” when she defended her cruel assessment of Caroline during their on-air argument. But he got to the meat of the story very quickly when he brought up Jacqueline's visit to his show, during which he asked her point-blank who had not been supportive of her recent revelation that her son has autism. While Jacqueline swerved around the question, it was clear the answer was Teresa, and when asked about it, Teresa insisted she had reached out to Jacqueline when the news broke…with a text.
When Cooper pressed her, asking why she didn’t call her old friend, Teresa replied, “It’s gone further than that…If I show you the texts she sent to me, it’s like if it keeps going, eventually I’m going to go to the cops because I want her to leave me alone. I did nothing to her.”
Teresa says that there were a “lot of things” said to her during the reunion show that didn’t get caught on camera, and what we saw was her defending herself against them.
Even though she’s not on The Real Housewives of New Jersey anymore, Dina Manzo is putting her two cents in regarding the Posche Fashion Show set up. Instead of agreeing with her family members Jacqueline Laurita and Caroline Manzo — who believe that Teresa Giudice intentionally set up Melissa Gorga — Dina is defending Tre!
Before the Season 4 finale aired on Sunday, Dina tweeted, “My relationship w/ her [Teresa] is based on our relationship w is pleasant, fun & supportive of each other, I never saw a malicious side to her EVER.”
“All I'll say is I filmed my scene AFTER all this & I knew nothing except that everyone was against her...I watch with all of u,” she continued.
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Jay-Z and Rosario Dawson
Before he really got serious with Beyoncé and was a household name, and supposedly after an alleged short boo-ship with the late Aaliyah, Jay-Z was romantically involved with actress Rosario Dawson. You know Rosario, she was the actress in movies like Kids, He Got Game, Sin City and a lot more. Their relationship…or time together doing whatever it was they were doing…occurred in 2000, and people even assumed that the second verse in the song “Lost Ones” was about Dawson (that was until Jay set the record straight in Decoded, saying the song was about Bey). But it didn’t last long. Jay went on to date Beyoncé and Rosario, at the time, went on to date “Sex and the City” hunk Jason Lewis (who played Kim Cattrall’s young actor boo). No offense to Jigga, but what an upgrade!
Common and Taraji P. Henson
If you are like most of the staff here and read Common’s memoir, “One Day It’ll All Make Sense,” then you probably already knew that these two were an item. Or maybe you watched that episode of “The Wendy Williams Show” where Henson confessed that she and Common did indeed date. After their time working on the “Testify” video together, she and the uber-fine rapper tried to have a committed relationship, but it happened at the wrong time–in the midst of Common dealing with the death of friend, former roommate and producer J. Dilla. Though things didn’t work out, they’re still cool as an ice cube. And even though Common is most known for his time with Serena Williams, his mother still made it known that she loved her some Taraji and would have loved to see them work out…
Sofia Vergara and Tom Cruise
Before he married Katie Holmes, and before she was a big star thanks to her role on “Modern Family,” Tom was dating Vergara in 2005. The two were allegedly set up after meeting at a party held by Will Smith–a BFF of Cruise. Like most of the women who’ve been wooed by Cruise, even though she was feeling him, she wasn’t feeling his over-the-top adoration of Scientology, and the expectation that she would be expected in the future to convert to the faith if they made it long-term. Dang Tom, seems like you need to ease up on bringing up the S word into the conversation with these prospective boos…
Melanie Fiona and Adam Rodriquez
The Canadian singer and uber-fine fella from “CSI: Miami” may not have been walking all the red carpets together or publicly claiming each other in interviews, but they were indeed a pair in an actual relationship. For three years as a matter of fact, and after sharing a home together in LA. They appeared together in her video for “It Kills Me” and it seems a spark went off that kept them together. But after all that, and feeling as though she wasn’t an equal in her relationship, she and the hottie quietly parted ways. The actor and his reps like to think that Fiona’s songs aren’t about their breakup, but denial is one hell of a defense mechanism.
Meagan Good and Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Before she was a “preacher’s wife,” Good dated a few interesting fellas, including NFL baller Thomas Jones for a few years and she was even linked to Soulja Boy of all people. They were booed up for a very short time before she got on Twitter and dissed him after he tried to call her fake: “he doesn’t like chicks.” But way back in 2004 the actress dated Inception and 500 Days of Summer star Joseph Gordon-Levitt around the time they were working on the independent movie Brick. It didn’t last long, but had it, I’m sure there would be many black men everywhere up in arms.
Angie Martinez and Q-Tip
This wasn’t a big secret to me, but there are many people out there who were unaware that Ang and Q-Tip were once an item. It happened before the new Millennium, as the two parted ways in ’98, but back when the two were still together, Angie was trying to keep things on the low-low and wasn’t having it when people thought they were going to put her and her man on front street. That’s why she had to handle Wendy Williams. It was reported that the two ladies got into an actual scuffle after Williams outed Martinez and Tip’s relationship. Williams didn’t deny that it happened, but says it was more of a verbal altercation (even though that, on top of a slew of other issues got her fired from Hot 97). Tip and Martinez are still good friends to this day though, as they show up and smile for pics together at numerous events.
Beyoncé and Mos Def
As Bey once said to LA Confidential Magazine about her relationship with Jay-Z: “Fortunately I haven’t had any breakups! This is my first relationship. We were together for a really long time before we got married; we were in no rush.” Sure, he was her first real committed relationship, but Bey has dated a few brothas, allegedly even rapper Mos Def. The two were said to be booed up around the time they worked on the MTV film, Carmen: A Hip Hopera together in 2001. It didn’t look to be anything serious, as by 2002, she was of course making a love connection with Jigga Man.
Ray J and Lil Kim
Don’t get me wrong, these two were nothing serious, but for years, they were having an on and off again fling. People would see them holding hands, jumping into cars together (roses in her hand) and kissing in public, but Ray never looked at it as anything serious. As he told Tyra on “The Tyra Banks Show,” “We go out on dates and have fun but it’s not official like I’m her husband and she’s my wife. We go out and have fun. I love Lil’ Kim but I don’t kiss and tell.” Guess Kim was more than impressed with Brandy’s brother after “Wait a Minute.”
Shemar Moore and Kimberly Elise
While many like to assume Shemar Moore has a type (women of the non-black persuasion), word on the street is that when Moore and Elise were working on “Diary of a Mad Black Woman” together and after filming, they dated. While it might sound like crap, there are pictures of the two walking the red carpet for other events outside of “Diary” together, and looking really close and hugged up all around town…They may have not stayed together very long, but they were cute together while it lasted. He needs more wholesome women in his life and not chicks like these…
Robin Givens and Brad Pitt
Before Angelina and all his famous boos, and after her scary a** marriage to Mike Tyson, Robin Givens and Brad Pitt were an item during his pre-fame days. At the time, it was rumored that they stopped seeing each other after Pitt felt threatened by her heavyweight boxing ex-man. And that makes sense, as Tyson recently told Conan O’Brien that when he found out they were dating, even though it was after Givens and Tyson’s high-profile divorce, he thought they were going to work things out…so he waited for her outside of her home one day: “As I go to my car she drives up with the handsome Brad Pitt. It just totally overwhelmed me. I had no energy to fight.” Thank God he didn’t, or Pitt might not have that pretty face…
Jennifer Lopez and Wesley Snipes
Move over Diddy! Before there was Ojani Noa, Diddy, Cris Judd, Ben Affleck, Marc Anthony, or her new arm candy, Casper Smart, J. Lo tried her best to get acquainted with Wesley Snipes around their Money Train filming days. The two shared a heated love scene in the movie, and you would think the passion would appear off-screen too. But they didn’t last too long, just dating and kicking it in late 1994. J.LO even tried to say that sex scene with the now-imprisoned actor was “horrible.” Dang, girl! I guess the two Leos just weren’t all that compatible in the end.
Tamala Jones and Nate Dogg
Nate was good with more than the chorus of a hip-hop song, he’s definitely good at putting the moves on the ladies too! Just ask actress Tamala Jones. She and the late rapper/singer started dating around 2003 when they met on the set of the movie, Head of State. In a random turn of events, in Smooth magazine, Jones actually blames Wendy Williams of all people for the demise of their relationship, and their alleged engagement, because Williams told the singer that his lady was messing with Ed Lover while they were together. Tamala didn’t appreciate that:
“That little s-t Wendy Williams has never met me. She’s never sat down and said, ‘Tamala let me get an interview with you.’ I understand she’s like a gossip person, but even the ones that write in the tabloids and even the ones that really want the story are classy. She’s a classless woman who doesn’t even know by her mouth what she can do to a person’s life. Forget the relationship, what she can do to a person’s life. She doesn’t even know how much s-t she’s done contributed to that’s been messed up for me based on her comments that are not fact.”
On a sidenote, Jones also dated Big Gipp of Goodie Mobb in case you didn’t know.
Halle Berry and Danny Wood
I know what you’re thinking if you were born in the late ’80s and up: Who the hell is Danny Wood??? Well, first of all, Google is your friend. Second of all, Wood is a member of New Kids on the Block. The two dated in ’89, back when Berry was on the short-lived show “Living Dolls,” was still unknown, and when NKOTB were pretty much on top of the boy band world. But ish didn’t last for long. Could it be because people kept saying Danny was the ug-mug of the group and that Halle could do better…?
Tyra Banks and Seal
Clearly Seal has a type: models. Blame it on the awesome singing voice (or the accent), but this guy bags some of the most sought-after women walking around and gracing the pages of magazines. And while these two were hugged up and cute in photos, they weren’t a couple for too long. They were hot and heavy for about six months in ’96, before Heidi Klum was even in the picture and after Tyra was finished getting lovey dovey with director John Singleton for all those years.
Fergie and Justin Timberlake
Uh, talk about a cradle robber! Back when Just Timberlake was just a hella young 16, he was dating 23-year-old Fergie, way before she was ever affiliated with The Black Eyed Peas. During the time, homegirl was singing with the group Wild Orchid, and Timberlake was just getting big thanks to boy band N’Sync in 2001. Timberlake was a gentleman, but sadly, Fergie-Ferg (back then you could just call her Stacy) and ‘ol boy couldn’t last because of the age difference:
“It’s true. My friends made fun of me and gave me the nickname Stella, from the movie How Stella Got Her Groove Back, about a woman who dates this younger guy. I almost didn’t go out with him because he was so young, but he was always trying to convince me he was so mature. And he was. But one of the reasons we got along was because we both loved hip-hop and used to talk about the Black Eyed Peas and how amazing they were.”
After spending the last couple of months challenging Kevin Durant to a game of one-on-one, Lil B is putting his efforts aside, so he can take a shot at balling professionally. Yesterday, The Based God announced through his Twitter account that he will be trying out for the Golden State Warriors in October. Take a look at the official announcement below.
I wanna let you know ima be trying out for the nba golden state warriors in october lets stay #based and positive - Lil B
— Lil B From The Pack (@LILBTHEBASEDGOD) September 26, 2012
Do you think Lil B has what it takes to make it in the NBA? Of course he does. This is The Based God we're talking about!
- Ginnifer's good relationship with Jimmy's parents
- Once Upon A Time
- How she loves going to Disney non-professionally.
- She is a member of Club 33(Jealous tbh)
This is a kind of New Normal we can get used to: White Collar leading man Matt Bomer will guest star on the NBC comedy.
Bomer will play a former flame of Andrew Rannells’ Bryan, who is engaged to — and expecting a baby with — David (Justin Bartha).
Creator Ryan Murphy announced the casting via Twitter on Wednesday, although reps for the series tell TVLine Bomer’s deal hasn’t closed yet. “Guess who’s coming on The New Normal as Bryan’s [Andrew Rannells] sexy ex-boyfriend? The one and only Matt Bomer!!!” he wrote.
Fans of Murphy’s Glee will of course remember that the Magic Mike star appeared on the Fox musical hit as Blaine’s thespian — and we use that term lightly — brother Cooper Anderson last season.
R&B band of brothers, B5 (initially known as B5, then renamed to Audio and renamed again in 2012 to B5) recently released a video of dance rehearsals. Brothers Dustin, Carnell, Kelly, Bryan, and Patrick will be releasing a new album in 2012
A seven year old girl travels slumped in her babysitter's arms, face sooty and sad eyes heavy, being lugged aimlessly through the crushing Tijuana desert heat with neither home nor help in sight. She's too tired to be scared but we're terrified for her. The same girl, now age 11 and a willowy 5'7", ice-skates in slow circles while her father watches with tenuous and bleary-eyed attention. But we can't take our eyes off her. At 14, she's a copper-headed beatnik in October 1962, protesting the bomb that could wipe out a world she's barely had the chance to see. Elle Fanning has grown up in movies. In fact, she says, "I can't really remember my life without movies." Fanning landed her first job at two years old on the set of I Am Sam, starring her older sister, Dakota, when the director needed someone to play the character in a flashback. "When I watch it now, it's like looking through old baby photos." She then delivered a series of her own small but virtuoso performances in big-screen prestige pieces--The Door in the Floor, Babel, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. (And in at least one Smucker's TV spot. "I had the best time on that commercial," she says. "I ate all those sandwiches.") But it was her first starring role, at age nine, as a girl with Tourette's syndrome in Phoebe in Wonderland, that made critics take notice. Surrounded by indie heavyweights, including Felicity Huffman and Patricia Clarkson, it was Fanning who was praise as "mesmerizing."
If she channels her characters--girls struggling as much with their own adolescence as with their dramatic circumstances--with pitch perfect authenticity, it's because she was never a typically precocious child star. "I liked that she was a real kid, not a miniature adult," says Sofia Coppola, who cast Fanning as the daughter of a half-present celebrity dad in 2010's Somewhere. Coppola's languid art-house style captured both Fanning's natural effervescence (that was really her playing Guitar Hero) and her formidable wellspring of emotion (during a pivotal scene in which Fanning's Cleo begins crying in her father's Ferrari, Coppola says she was surprised by how the girl "was able to be so emotional for so long filming on a car rig"). Fanning, 14, as in a studio outside London filming Maleficent, the big-budget Sleeping Beaty tale told from the perspective of the mother of all fairy-tale villains, played by Angelina Jolie. The complexities of the production don't faze Fanning: "There's lots of green screen, blue screen, every kind of screen you can think of. You really have to use your imagination." But how does she feel about her costar? "She's incredible," says Fanning , barely getting the words out before bursting into gawky teen-girl laughter. "And she's so beautiful." Super 8 writer-director J.J. Abrams is equally effusive about Fanning, who played a sweet but rebellious townie hunted by a mysterious otherworldly beast: "She was the most believable, the most intelligent, the most sophisticated, the easiest to give notes to. Just the right fit for the part." Pause. "The right fit for most parts." (Hear ye, casting agents). But Fanning--who begins high school in Los Angeles this year, and yes, she is nervous about all that honors bio homework--would be the first to tell you that it all takes keen effort. Before shooting writer-director Sally Potter's upcoming Ginger & Rosa, in which Fanning plays the anxious teen antinuke protester, she says, "we talked a lot about the script. You have to talk about the story and the characters and all the complexities so that you understand them--100 percent, for cure no questions, no doubts--before you start filming. Then you can just go for it, play, and change things up before you know the character." There's a scene in Super 8 in which Fanning's Alice agrees to act in her schoolmate's film project. She floors the film-nerd pack (and us) with a soulful performance and then snaps out of it with a self-conscious "Was that good?" Here, life doesn't imitate art: The real girl would never have to ask.
Q: Of all the industry heavyweights you've worked with, who was the most intimidating?
A: I was on the set of Somewhere in Las Vegas when Sofia [Coppola] said, "My dad's going to come to the set today!" I was like, Oh my God, Francis Ford Coppola's coming to the set. I was very nervous to meet him. Now I feel like he's a grandpa to me. During Twixt [a festival-circuit film Fanning later shot with Coppola Sr.], I stayed in Napa Valley with him. We made pasta, and he showed me how to prepare tomato sauce.
Q: Is it hard to have a normal childhood in Hollywood?
A: It's no different, really. I make movies the same way other kids play tennis or go to piano lessons. I'm trying to get better at what I want to do, just like other kids are trying to get better at what they want to do.
Q: You've worked with some amazing actresses. What have you learned from them?
A: It's all about observing them. And what I've seen is how they treat everyone else on set. And they're always so polite and so nice.
Q: Who is your Hollywood icon?
A: I saw The Seven Year Itch at about seven years old. It's part of what made me really want to be an actress. That Halloween I was Marilyn Monroe in the white dress, with the mole. I went to the vintage Levi's store in London yesterday, and they had denim from every decade. The lady said that the '50s jeans were the ones Marilyn Monroe used to wear--not the actual jeans, but the same style. They were high-waisted, and they tapered at the calf. I'm still thinking about them. Maybe I'll get them for Christmas. Then I can look like Marilyn Monroe.
chanel's 80th anniversary of 'bijoux de diamants'
talks about maleficent/gushes over queen angelina
All I have to say is: yes to Stephen Amell.
Taylor Swift's fairytale romance with Conor Kennedy may have hit a road bump, because Star magazine is exclusively reporting that a source claims the Fearless singer was making out with Conor's cousin — Patrick Schwarzenegger!
According to the magazine, Taylor secretly made out with Patrick at a family event she attended with Conor, and the family is up in arms over it, calling her a "hanger-on" who has an obsession with the Kennedys.
"Taylor was making out with Patrick all night," a source told Star about the party. Taylor's rep denies the claim. "The previous day, she was all over Conor, so she hooked up with two cousins on consecutive nights!"
"Taylor and Patrick weren't kissing out in the open, but she wasn't being as subtle as she thought she was," the source says. "Conor doesn't know, but everyone else in the family does."
While Taylor adores Caroline and Ethel Kennedy, the insider says they don't care for the singer. "They think she's a hanger-on and find her obsession with the Kennedy cousins disconcerting," the source said.
"Taylor lost the respect of everyone in the family. They despise her and don't want her anywhere near Conor or Patrick." Pick up the new issue of Star magazine on newsstands Thursday for the full story!
I wish it wasn't the Star as a source, lol... cause god knows if there was validity to it, it'd be hilarious.