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April 02, 2005

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Pitt Handed Aniston their Hollywood Mansion Keys

April 02, 2005 04:46:31 GMT

Shortly after Aniston filed for divorce, Pitt handed her the keys to the $14 million Hollywood mansion they used to share when they were couple. A friend of theirs said that before filed the court documents Jenn had asked Pitt for the home, which after two years of renovate was planned to sell by Pitt as part of the split. The actor changed his mind anyway, as Jenn expressed interest in making it her own.

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Shue Sibs Team Up for "Star Search"

April 02, 2005 04:25:32 GMT

Elisabeth and Andrew Shue team up to conduct a nationwide star search to find an unknown young actress well suited to star as the soccer-playing lead of their upcoming film project "Gracie," which is based on Elisabeth's life. As what Elisabeth told The Associated Press, the inspiration of the film came from what it means to lose somebody you love.

Detailing on it Elisabeth said "In our case, it was once enough time from the devastation of losing our brother had passed. There was a gift he gave us, which was to follow your dreams and not waste time." Thus, the film takes place in New Jersey in the late 1970s will focuse on a girl who competes on an all-boys' soccer team, much as the "Cocktail" star did.
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Parton's Smoky Mountain 20th Anniversary

April 02, 2005 03:56:46 GMT

Friday April 1, 2005, was a big day for Dolly Parton who at that day marked the 20th anniversary of her Smoky Mountain theme park by uttering goals of doubling attendance and investing $160 million into it over the next two decades. During an interview with The Associated Press the star said that the future will probably include a Dollywood resort hotel in Pigeon Forge, plus other additions and maybe even a Dollywood II or Dollywood III.

"We are just getting started, and are going to keep dreaming and continuing to grow and prove that we are one of the best theme parks in the whole wide world," Parton said on the opening ceremony. Moreover, as part of the celebration a 1982 interview was also played in which Parton told Barbara Walters she had a dream for a theme park in the Tennessee hills that would be "sort of a fantasy city ... a Smoky Mountain fairy land."
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Sharon & Aimee Osbourne Quit The Vagina Monologue

April 02, 2005 03:43:43 GMT

Sharon Osbourne and her daughter Aimee have quit to perform in "The Vagina Monologues" because Aimee is ill. The 21-year-old daugther of Ozzy Osbourne had actually been set to begin her run with her mother in the West End production of the show on Tuesday.

Fortuitously, Aimee was sick and the family was flying to Los Angeles over the weekend so that Aimee could have "further treatment and rest. There were no details about her illness, but their spokesperson explained "They were both very much looking forward to appearing in the show, but Sharon's focus now has to be on the family and, more importantly, Aimee's health"
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Neve to Star in the Off-Broadway of 'Loose Ends'

April 02, 2005 03:28:06 GMT

Actress Neve Campbell is planned to star in the Off-Broadway revival of Michael Weller's "Loose Ends" produced by her brother and Reefer stage and film star Christian Campbell. "Loose Ends" basically tells tumultuous relationship of a world-travelling man and woman in the 1970s, from their first meeting on a beach in Bali to their marriage in Boston to an unexpected revelation when they are reunited in New York.

Set to direct the play is Austin Pendleton, and Steven Sendor (Uncle Bob) will produce the work with Christian Campbell under Rebellion Productions. The lead male role is currently being cast, but dates and a theatre for the revival have not yet announced.
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Neil Young Recuperating From Brain Aneurysm

April 02, 2005 02:57:50 GMT

Rocker Neil Young is recovering from a brain aneurysm after underwent a procedure to treat it Tuesday night at a New York hospital and remained there for a few more days. The aneurysm was firstly discovered when Young's vision became blurry after attending the March 14 induction ceremonies for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. An immediate examination by a neurologist detected the aneurysm and so the procedure was scheduled.

Dr. Pierre Gobin, who performed the procedure with another doctor, said that Young had a dangerous brain aneurysm and was treated successfully by the minimally invasive neuroradiology team in the hospital. And now he's ok, but is strongly recommended not to travel for several days. Had been expected to perform Sunday at the Juno Awards, the 59-year-old man says his regret that he isn't able to make it to Winnipeg for the Junos as he hoped.
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Dickinson & Friends To Star in New 'Surreal Life'

April 02, 2005 02:41:05 GMT

Formerly starred popular celebs including Verne Troyer, Flavor Flav, Brigitte Nielsen and Vanilla Ice, the upcoming new series of US celebrity reality show "The Surreal Life" will now star British model Caprice, Pink's biker boyfriend Corey Hart, and Sylvester Stallone's ex Janice Dickinson, all of whom to play in its fifth season debuts in September this year.

The show, which is now in production, will join the threesome with shamed former baseball player Jose Canseco, Salt-n-Pepa star Sandi Denton, actor Bronson Pinchot, and reality TV diva Omerosa Manigault-Stallworth; and taped them 24 hours a day while they're living together in a Hollywood Hills mansion.
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Pam to Advertise M.A.C. AIDS Fundraising Products

April 02, 2005 02:21:24 GMT

Pamela Anderson has been signed by cosmetic giants M.A.C. to advertise their fundraising products for their AIDS Fund, mainly for the Viva Glam V lipstick and lipgloss campaign, which previously involved famous names including Christina Aguilera, Missy Elliott, Linda Evangelista, Chloe Sevigny and Boy George. Commenting on her involvement on the fundraising effort, Pam claims M.A.C. Viva Glam V's as a great campaign and she's so fortunate and encouraged to help raise funds and awareness of the importance for getting tested.

Further she adds, "After being diagnosed with hepatitis C, I knew the importance of knowing your status. Only then can you make informed and wise decisions for your health and life." As an information, the popular beauty company has raised over $44 million for AIDS research since they started the fund in 1994. 100 per cent of profits from the lipgloss and lipstick go straight to the charity.