Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Daniel Radcliffe says he's taking blood pressure medication at 25 years old
Daniel Radcliffe said he’s on blood pressure medication - at the age of 25. The Harry Potter star suffers from cluster headaches since 2012. He was forced to cancel several work commitments due to the agonizing medical condition. www.mirror.co.uk  
Robin Williams home the Villa Sorriso (Villa of Smile) in Napa Valley is up for sale for $30 miliion

Robin Williams put his Napa Valley home the Villa Sorriso (Villa of Smile) on the market for $30 million months before his August 11 death, saying he could no longer afford the sprawling mansion in the middle of California wine country.

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Daniel Radcliffe: If people are speculating about your sexuality, then you’re doing OK
At age 10 Daniel Radcliffe was cast as Harry Potter and now has a net worth of $110 million. Like any child star, Daniel Radcliffe had to grow up in public, which meant having to conceal any slight streak of bad behavior.
www.theguardian.com
Keanu Reeves to star in and produce TV show Rain
Keanu Reeves has teamed with Slingshot Global Media to star in and executive produce Rain. The series will be based on the John Rain books by author Barry Eisler.
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Shakespeare in Love gets rave reviews from London critics
Michael Riedel: Almost everybody I know who’s seen the stage adaptation of Shakespeare in Love in London thinks the show is terrific.
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True Blood star Jim Parrack reveals he drinks human blood: I like the real deal
Jim Parrack, 33, plays the hapless Hoyt Fortenberry, fraternizing with vampires in HBO drama True Blood. In an interview with Vulture magazine, the newly engaged star said he has a real life thirst for blood off screen. "I was being literal. I like the real deal".
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David Letterman: Robin Williams was like nothing we had ever seen before (video)
David Letterman met Robin Williams 38 years ago at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles. Letterman wasn’t intimidated by Robin until he got on stage. “It’s like nothing we had ever seen before. We’re like morning dew. He comes in like a hurricane.”
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Nobody wants to smell like Justin Bieber or Taylor Swift
Perfume giant Elizabeth Arden blamed pop singers Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift for stinking up financial results in the latest quarter. Arden’s stock tanked nearly 25 percent on Tuesday
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Fox passes on Tina Fey produced comedy Cabot College
The Fox network has taken a pass on the comedy Cabot College produced by the 30 Rock duo of Tina Fey and Robert Carlock for Universal Television.
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Toronto International Film Festival lineup
The 39th Toronto International Film Festival has announced its initial slate of galas and special presentations, which includes 37 world premieres and several films with Oscar ambitions.
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Queen Latifah may lose morning show time slot
Cindy Adams: Queen Latifah’s morning program isn’t a smash. It started last fall. Unclear if it’s on next fall. A talented performer, she’s great. Ungreat are its ratings. TV cares about nothing else.
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Emmys 2014: Complete list of nominees and Creative Arts Emmy winners
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards will be held on Aug. 25 at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Seth Myers will host the telecast. Here is the list of nominees:
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Julia Roberts paid $3 million against 3% of the gross for 6 minutes of screen time
One of the most notorious examples of boarding comes courtesy of Julia Roberts, who was reportedly paid $3 million upfront against 3 percent of the gross for her 6 minutes of screen time in Valentine’s Day,
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Westboro Baptist Church plans to picket Robin Williams funeral calling him a fag pimp
Members of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church are planning an anti-gay protest at Robin Williams funeral, possibly because the actor portrayed a gay dad in the 1996 film, The Birdcage.
www.mirror.co.uk
Demi Moore and Bruce Willis’ daughter Tallulah Willis reportedly in rehab
Demi Moore and Bruce Willis 20 year old daughter, Tallulah, entered rehab shortly after tweeting a cryptic message saying "bai bai" on July 23, reports People. The tweet has been deleted from her page.
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Katie Couric will not be a guest host for one day on Today
Katie Couric's much anticipated guest return to Today has been scratched after she insisted on a longer run of a few weeks, which NBC chiefs flatly refused, sources told Page Six.
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Anne Archer: Women in Hollywood are doomed forever
Anne Archer says she has never been more depressed about the prospects for women in the movie industry. The 1960s and ‘70s were supposed to have been a watershed for equality but
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Surprising Celebrity Sex Confessions
When it comes to talking about sex some stars are a little more candid than others which is why it can be pretty shocking when otherwise private celebs like Beyoncé, George Clooney, or Gwyneth Paltrow open up about their sex lives.
www.popsugar.com
Adam Carolla settles with podcasting patent troll
After more than a year of litigation, podcaster and comedian Adam Carolla has reached a cease fire with the well known "patent troll" claiming to hold a patent that covers podcasting.
arstechnica.com
Jackie Chan's son detained in Beijing drug bust
Hong Kong action superstar Jackie Chan's actor-son Jaycee Chan, 32, has been detained in Beijing on drug related charges, the latest high profile celebrity to be ensnared in one of China's biggest anti drug crackdowns in two decades.
www.usatoday.com
Robin Williams sent a video message to woman with terminal cancer (video)
After being diagnosed with cancer in January, Vivian Waller, 21, n New Zealad created a bucket list that included meeting Robin Williams. Her friends reached out to the actor, who has been dubbed the "comedic Mother Theresa" and he responded with a short clip emailed to her family.
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Boarding or flying in big actors to shoot for a few days, is ruining movies
Johnny Depp made $1 million for a week of Into the Woods. Meryl phoned in her turn in The Giver. Boarding, or flying in big actors to shoot for a few days, is bad for the big picture.
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Robin Williams called himself “an honorary Jew”
Though Robin Williams convincingly portrayed Jewish characters in many movies, though he utilized Yiddish expressions as effectively as any Borscht Belt comedian, though he headlined Holocaust fundraisers pro bono, and though many of his Jewish fans assumed that he was a member of the tribe, in fact, Robin was not Jewish. He described himself as “an honorary Jew.”
www.thejewishweek.com
Christina Aguilera and fiancé Matt Rutland name their daughter Summer Rain
Christina Aguilera, 33, and fiancé Matt Rutland named their daughter - Summer Rain Rutler. The name appears to be a tribute to the season in which she was born. She tweeted:"So proud to welcome our beautiful daughter Summer Rain Rutler into the world".
www.hellomagazine.com
How we made War Horse
Michael Morpurgo, author: War Horse happened because of a happy coincidence, and because Tom Morris [who co-directed the stage version for the National Theatre] listens to his mother.
www.theguardian.com
Don Pardo, the Voice of Saturday Night Live, dies at 96
Don Pardo, who literally introduced television viewers to some of America’s biggest stars and soon to be stars as the longtime announcer for Saturday Night Live, died Monday in Tucson. He was 96.
www.nytimes.com
Author Laura Ingalls Wilder (Little House on the Prairie) autobiography shows gritty view of frontier living
Laura Ingalls Wilder penned one of the most beloved children's series of the 20th century but her forthcoming autobiography will show devoted "Little House on the Prairie" fans a more realistic, grittier view of frontier living.
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What if Michael Bay directed the film Up? (video)
"What if Michael Bay directed Up?” is the question posed in a new video that reimagines the family film rife with explosions, gloomy lighting, more explosions, and a Linkin Park soundtrack.
popwatch.ew.com
Quote of the day
Robin Williams


“In my peace plan, America apologizes for ‘interfering’ in world affairs. You know, like with Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin, Tojo, Milosevic, Hussein and all those other good ol’ boys we should never have ‘interfered’ with'".


New York Post
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