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May 16, 2006

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Steve Carell Sprained His Ankle

May 16, 2006 09:06:05 GMT

Golden Globe-winning star Steve Carell sprained his ankle over the weekend while shooting a scene involving sheep for the upcoming film "Evan Almighty", that's according to the confirmation released by Universal Pictures on Monday May 15th, 2006.

Carell hurt his ankle Saturday May 13th, 2006 while stepping out of a Hummer in downtown Richmond, spokesperson Carol McConnaughey told The Associated Press. Fortunately, the actor was "doing fine," McConnaughey added and filming would resume Tuesday as scheduled.
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Elvis' First Home Sells Online for $905,100

May 16, 2006 08:31:56 GMT

The first home owned by Elvis Presley has been sold for $905,100 on the online auction service eBay. It's psychic Uri Geller and two partners who bought the Tennessee house of the King of Rock N Roll.

Revealing his intended meaning to buy the historical house, Geller said "We are unbelievably pleased. This is a piece of history. We intend to restore it to its old glory. We would like to bring sick children there (for tours), Palestinian children, Israeli children, American children. Hopefully one day we might get approval to turn it into a museum."
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Jodie Received An Honorary Doctor of Arts Degree

May 16, 2006 07:13:37 GMT

She's been a star in Hollywood and has become an idol to many people around the world. Though so, still actress Jodie Foster considers education as a significant part of her life. And she proves it when on Monday May 15th, 2006 she received an honorary doctor of arts degree.

What is far more interesting is when the Oscar-winning actress ending her address with the chorus of Eminem's "Lose Yourself" from "8 Mile," the semi-autobiographical 2002 film in which he starred.
News > Music News

Perry Working on the Debut Album from His New Band

May 16, 2006 06:49:55 GMT

Former Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell is at the very last stage of working on the debut album of his new group Satellite Party, featured in it is ex-Extreme guitarist Nuno Bettencourt.

The album, supposedly a self-titled one, boasts guest appearances from Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Michael Balzary and guitarist John Frusciante, Black Eyed Peas vocalist Fergie, New Order bassist Peter Hook and Farrell's wife, Etty and is slated for a late summer release.
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Sum 41 Guitarist Now Concentrates on His Own Band

May 16, 2006 06:08:42 GMT

Dave Baksh, the guitarist of music act Sum 41, has at last decided to leave the Canadian pop-punk group in order to concentrate on his own band, Brown Brigade.

And due to such fact, Sum 41 who is in the middle of recording a new studio album, will keep on going with the recording process and will not seek a permanent replacement for Baksh.
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Former Bass Player for Bob Marley Loses Royalty

May 16, 2006 04:42:42 GMT

Aston Barrett, the former bass player for Bob Marley and The Wailers, has lost a $113.6 million lawsuit over royalties and song-writing credits that pitted him against Island Records and the Marley family.

As for everybody to know, Barrett testified on his lawsuit that Marley had promised band members, including Barrett and his brother, Carlton Barrett, the band's drummer who was murdered in 1985, equal shares of royalties from three albums: "Natty Dread," "Rastaman Vibration" and "Babylon by Bus."
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Top 10 Holdovers on Maxim's 7th Annual "Hot 100"

May 16, 2006 04:02:44 GMT

In somewhat a shocking news to she herself, Eva Longoria finds out that she's been chosen to top Maxim's 7th annual "Hot 100" list of the most successful women in film, TV, music, sports and fashion, of which edition will be on newsstands Thursday May 18th, 2006.

The attainment marks the actress choosing for the second year in a row."I was actually really shocked last year when I made the list. So 91 to No. 1 was a big jump, and then to get it a second time in a row, I just couldn't believe it," Longoria said expressing her feeling.
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Geri Halliwell Has Given Birth to A Baby Girl

May 16, 2006 03:40:05 GMT

Former member of Spice Girls, Geri Halliwell has given birth to a baby girl Sunday May 14th, 2006 at London's Portland Hospital.

The pop star had her mother Anna Maria by her side while giving birth, but her husband Sacha Gervasi was not present.
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L'Oreal Signs Diane Keaton as New Spokesperson

May 16, 2006 03:25:12 GMT

Cosmetics giant L'Oreal Paris has signed Academy Award-winning actress Diane Keaton as a spokesperson for the company and its brands. With such an exclusive contract, Keaton will first represent L'Oreal Paris' Age Perfect Pro-Calcium Restorative Hydrating Cream and Age Perfect Skin Supporting & Hydrating Makeup.

"We are just thrilled to welcome Diane Keaton, a true American icon, to our L'Oréal family of spokespeople," said Carol J. Hamilton, president of the L'Oréal Paris division of L'Oréal USA, Inc., in a statement. "Diane has been a role model and a trend-setter for over three decades, and we feel that she is the perfect example to show that women can be beautiful, full of vitality and incredibly successful in every stage of their lives. She epitomizes what American women want. She's a natural beauty. Nothing artificial. And she's comfortable with who she is."
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Watts Will Be Working with the UN to Combat AIDS

May 16, 2006 02:47:37 GMT

Following the footstep of fellow actresses, like Angelina Jolie and Nicole Kidman who both actively involve in world's social matter, Hollywood beauty Naomi Watts plunges herself into such world, working with the United Nations to combat a global problem: AIDS.

Watts, who on Monday May 15th, 2006 was tapped as a United Nations special envoy on HIV/AIDS, said "I only hope that, as a UNAIDS Special Representative, I can do my small part to raise AIDS awareness and to encourage greater international support for the vital work being done on the ground".
News > Movie News

"I Think I Love My Wife", So Chris Rock Said

May 16, 2006 02:12:48 GMT

I Think I Love My Wife picture
At first set to star in, Chris Rock at last is billed to direct the upcoming comedy romance "I Think I Love My Wife" too. The actor is replacing former appointed director Charles Stone who recently dropped out of the Fox Searchlight project.

A remake of Eric Rohmer's 1972 French comedy "Chloe in the Afternoon", "I Think I Love My Wife" centers on Richard Cooper (Rock), a professional who is married to Brenda (Gina Torres), with whom he has a young daughter. When his old flame (Kerry Washington) enters the picture, Cooper soon discovers he is in way over his head.
 
 
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