Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Elton John at AIDS fundraiser: Pope Francis my hero - make him a Saint already
Roger Friedman: “(Pope Francis) is a compassionate, loving man who wants everybody to be included in the love of God. It is formidable what he is trying to do against many, many people in the church that opposes. He is courageous and he is fearless, and that’s what we need in the world today. Make him a saint already, ok?” www.showbiz411.com  
Apple CEO Tim Cook: I’m proud to be gay

Apple CEO Tim Cook, 53, wrote an article for Bloomberg Businessweek: "Throughout my professional life, I’ve tried to maintain a basic level of privacy. I come from humble roots, and I don’t seek to draw attention to myself. ..At the same time, I believe deeply in the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, who said: “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’?”

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Neil Patrick Harris to host NBC variety show
Neil Patrick Harris will host a new variety series set for a 10 episode run on NBC in 2015, Vulture reports. "I'm very keen on it being an Ed Sullivan kind of show. Something that would be more events driven, with a lot more acts, a totally different structure."
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Saturday Night Live's Michael Che: I wanna apologize to all the women ive harassed with statements like hi or have a nice day or youre beautiful
A video posted to YouTube by an organization that fights street harassment against women titled 10 Hours Of Walking In NYC As A Woman has elicited reactions from many people.
deadline.com
Game of Thrones cast signs for Season 7 with big raises
HBO has locked up its Game of Thrones stars for a potential seventh season of the hit drama. The potential season 7 will make the cast members among the highest paid on cable TV.
www.hollywoodreporter.com
Renee Zellweger's high school boyfriend: She was so confident, pretty and the most popular cheerleader in class
Renee Zellweger's former high school boyfriend Rhett Baker shared photos of the actress as a teenager in 1987. "I thought she was pretty when she was 35, I thought she was pretty when she was 25 and obviously I thought she was pretty in high school".
www.dailymail.co.uk
Lena Dunham describes sexually abusing her toddler sister
In her published collection of personal essays, Not That Kind of Girl, Lena Dunham describes experimenting sexually with her younger sister Grace, whom she says she attempted to persuade to kiss her using “anything a sexual predator might do.”
www.truthrevolt.org
Renee Zellweger, Jon Voight and Greg Kinnear to star in Same Kind of Different as Me
Renee Zellweger, Jon Voight and Greg Kinnear to star in the faith based drama Same Kind Of Different As Me, which is an adaptation of the 2006 best selling nonfiction novel co-written by Ron Hall and Denver Moore.
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Jim Carrey on Batman Forever: Tommy Lee Jones hated me
Jim Carrey said that Tommy Lee Jones "got up, kind of shaking, hugged me and said 'I hate you. I really don't like you.'" When Carrey questioned him as to why, Tommy Lee Jones replied that "I cannot sanction your buffoonery."
www.denofgeek.us
Suge Knight and Katt Williams arrested for allegedly stealing a camera
Former rap impresario Marion "Suge" Knight, 49, and comedian Micah "Katt" Williams, 43, were arrested and charged after allegedly stealing a camera from a photographer in Beverly Hills.
www.latimes.com
Katie Holmes: I don't have any fear now
Katie Holmes, 35, in People Magazine said: "I don't have any fear now, I don't have a lot of rules for myself, and I don't take myself that seriously. She does not want to be
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Mira Sorvino: I’m not sure I’d take the Mighty Aphrodite role now
Mira Sorvino: "Television is the new independent film. I think there is a perception in America that British actors are better than American actors. t’s probably an inferiority complex that is as old as the colonies.”
www.theguardian.com
The Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco receives a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame
Kaley Cuoco, 28, who plays Penny on The Big Bang Theory, was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. She was seen wiping away happy tears
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The View has joined ABC News non fiction programming group
The View has joined ABC News' non fiction programming group after 18 seasons under the oversight of ABC's Daytime executives. New ABC News head James Goldston, who will now oversee The View,
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TV shows that both liberals and conservatives love
A Facebook study analyzing politics and culture found nine TV shows that have attracted a balanced amount of Facebook “likes” from both liberals and conservatives: The Walking Dead, .
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Neil Patrick Harris and his husband David Burtka join American Horror Story: Freak Show
TVLine confirmed that Neil Patrick Harris and his real life husband, David Burtka, are set to guest star on FX’s anthology smash American Horror Story: Freak Show.
tvline.com
Kyra Sedgwick to star in comedy at HBO
The New Adventures Of Old Christine creator Kari Lizer has teamed with The Closer star Kyra Sedgwick for a half hour single camera Kari Lizer comedy project set up at HBO.
deadline.com
MTV features a man named Jacob Tobia who identifies himself as genderqueer (video))
On MTV's Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word invited on a young man named Jacob Tobia who identifies himself as neither a man nor woman, but "genderqueer." Jacob wears a dress
www.truthrevolt.org
Katie Holmes: You do the best you can
Katie Holmes spoke to People Magazine on motherhood and her marriage to Tom Cruise. "You do the best you can. Some days you feel really good about yourself and some days you don't."
www.people.com
Victoria's Secret under fire for Perfect Body campaign
Three young women from the United Kingdom are asking Victoria's Secret to apologize for their new bra campaign entitled The Perfect Body which they say sends the wrong message to women.
www.dailymail.co.uk
On the Road with Janis Joplin excerpt from book
In 1967, when Janis Joplin was still with Big Brother and the Holding Company, John Byrne Cook took over as Joplin's road manager and remained a presence in her life until the very end.
www.esquire.com
Quote of the day
Frances McDormand


"I was often told that I wasn’t a thing. She’s not pretty enough, she’s not tall enough, she’s not thin enough, she’s not fat enough.’ I thought, ‘O.K., someday you’re going to be looking for someone not, not, not, not, and there I’ll be.’ ”


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