Harry Potter author set to unveil new project

June 23, 2011 11:36 pmComments Off on Harry Potter author set to unveil new project
Harry Potter author set to unveil new project

Harry Potter fans will be invited on a global online "treasure hunt," according to media reports Thursday citing a leaked memo on "Pottermore", creator J.K. Rowling’s latest project. The multi-million selling writer of the boy wizard’s adventures is due to officially announce details of her new enterprise later Thursday after […]

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Forest Whitaker named UNESCO goodwill ambassador

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Forest Whitaker named UNESCO goodwill ambassador

Oscar winning actor Forest Whitaker was named UNESCO goodwill ambassador in Paris. The Hollywood star, best known for his potrayal of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in "The Last King of Scotland" was given the designation at an official ceremony at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. Whitaker was named UNESCO goodwill […]

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Marilyn Monroe subway dress sells for $4.6 million

June 21, 2011 12:29 amComments Off on Marilyn Monroe subway dress sells for $4.6 million
Marilyn Monroe subway dress sells for $4.6 million

The plated ivory dress that blew around Marilyn Monroe in an iconic scene from "The Seven Year Itch" sold for $4.6 million at a weekend auction of Hollywood costumes — far exceeding its estimate. The so-called "subway" dress is perhaps the most recognizable in movie history. In Billy Wilder’s 1955 […]

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Miss California named Miss USA

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Miss California named Miss USA

A 21-year-old "history geek" representing California was named Miss USA at the annual beauty pageant in Las Vegas on Sunday. Alyssa Campanella, who was born and raised in New Jersey which she represented at the Miss Teen USA contest in 2007, was considered among the favorites by pageant experts. She […]

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Angelina Jolie visits refugees who fled Libya and Tunisia

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Angelina Jolie visits refugees who fled Libya and Tunisia

Angelina Jolie traveled to the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa on Sunday to thank its residents for welcoming in the estimated 20,000 migrants who arrived after fleeing unrest in Tunisia and Libya. Jolie, a goodwill ambassador for the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, toured a migrant holding center, chatted with […]

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"The Bold and the Beautiful" wins 4 Emmys as TV soap selection slims

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"The Bold and the Beautiful" wins 4 Emmys as TV soap selection slims

"The Bold and the Beautiful" won four trophies — including drama series honors for the third consecutive year — at the Daytime Emmys, which will have two fewer soap operas to celebrate next year. The ABC shows "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" are leaving the air after […]

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Angelina Jolie to visit Syrian refugees in Turkey

June 18, 2011 1:22 amComments Off on Angelina Jolie to visit Syrian refugees in Turkey
Angelina Jolie to visit Syrian refugees in Turkey

UN envoy Angelina Jolie is traveling to Turkey’s border with Syria, where she is going to meet a number of the over nine,600 refugees who have fled a bloody crackdown on Syrian anti-government protesters. The Hollywood celebrity and goodwill ambassador for the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees is anticipated to […]

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Neha Dhupia says Eva’s portrayal was grueling

June 16, 2011 6:00 pmComments Off on Neha Dhupia says Eva’s portrayal was grueling
Neha Dhupia says Eva’s portrayal was grueling

Bollywood actress says performing Eva Braun, in upcoming film ‘Gandhi to Hitler, was tough. Playing the role of Adolf Hitler’s spouse Eva Braun didn’t return straightforward to Bollywood actress Neha Dhupia as she did vigorous analysis to urge into the skin of the character for her upcoming film  Gandhi to […]

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Two held over plot to murder soul star Joss Stone

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Two held over plot to murder soul star Joss Stone

Police said on Wednesday they’d arrested 2 men close to the house of soul singer Joss Stone on suspicion of conspiracy to murder and rob. Officers detained the lads, aged thirty and thirty three, in Cullompton, southwest England, at 10:00 am Tuesday close to the star’s isolated country home and […]

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Lady Gaga have topped the list of best paid celebrities

June 15, 2011 11:00 pmComments Off on Lady Gaga have topped the list of best paid celebrities
Lady Gaga have topped the list of best paid celebrities

Singers Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and Katy Perry have topped the list of Forbes’ Best-Paid Celebrities Under 30. Lady Gaga, 25, took the number one spot after she earned 90 million dollars through her ‘Monster Tour’ as well as other album sales, the Daily Telegraph reported. The ‘Poker Face’ singer […]

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