November 15th, 2009

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John Simm is awesome, talks about Doctor Who

John Simm has said that he avoided subtlety as The Master in this year's Doctor Who specials.
The actor, who will reprise the role that he first played in 2007's 'Utopia' in the upcoming end-of-year episodes, said that he was influenced by the Joker from the Batman series.
He told the Daily Mail: "If you thought I was hamming it up in the last one, wait till you see this. I like to be quite subtle, but this doesn't call for subtle. The Master is insane.
"I also used a bit of Caligula and a bit of Tony Blair. But in this, The Master is off the leash. Unhinged. Totally unplugged!"
He added of taking the role: "It was so I could prove to [my son that] daddy is an actor. He can never watch anything I'm in and this was perfect because he loves Doctor Who.
"There are moments I'll cherish for ever. The best bits about being a screen actor are the moments when the camera is behind you and, as far as the eye can see, you are in that world.

"There were also moments which were pure Boys' Own fantasy, but I can't say what because I don't want to ruin people's Christmas!"


5 Gossip Girl 3.10 Sneak Peaks

*Mods by putting 5 into one post, I saved multiple posts yay!!!

Awkward moment is awkward. Can't wait for bitchy Hilary to take over!!

-This post is brought to you by some Hilary Duff trivia!
-Her favorite movie is Romy and Michele's High School Reunion
One time she met John Stamos on a plane. He told her she was pretty!
-Her favorite episode of her hit show "Lizzie McGuire" is First Kiss where her character Lizzie falls in love with the paperboy and shares a kiss with him.
-A huge fan of Janis Joplin.
-Was offered the role of Silk Spectre for the movie Watchmen. However, she turned down the offer because production took so long, and she was replaced with Malin Akerman.
-Was offered the role of Annie Wilson in "90210", but declined. Shenae Grimes later accepted the part.
-Voted #8 in FHM 100 Sexiest 2008.
-Ranked #25 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2008 list.

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Here's a video from Michael Lohan's reality pilot where he's standing in the rain, trying to be electrocuted for Lindsay

When you do shit like this, even if they're just for theatrics, you're insane, and possibly, dangerous, and even worse, shameless about how dangerously insane you are in the name of "protecting" your daughter while trying to invoke a higher power to electrocute you.

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There's a thin line between crazy & dedicated .

Alex Meraz Visits the New Moon Premiere Line

Alex Meraz who plays “Paul” in New Moon visited the crowd waiting in line for the premiere on Friday, Nov 13th. Lines were formed as early as Thursday , Nov. 12th We were all so excited! I got a call from @kimrocha telling me that Alex had just tweeted he was going to visit fans in line. We were on wolf alert. Then I saw a SUV drive by with Alex in the passenger seat. After driving by 2 times finally, Alex came walking around the corner. He took pictures & signed autographs with everyone in line. Even though it was a very chilly evening but Alex’s visit made us all feel warm & so did his hugs! RAWR!!!

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"Alison, 35, who drove from Gilbert, Ariz., was first in line"
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Elijah Wood enjoys coffee break with his co-star

Elijah Woods takes a Romantic break

Now here is a smiling face we don’t get to see very much of!!

A very busy Elijah Woods enjoyed a coffee break with co-star Jeremy Strong in Long Island yesterday. The quirky star of such films as Everything is Illuminated and The Lord of the Rings trilogy is currently starring alongside Anna Paquin and Katie Holmes in the romantic/comedy The Romantics.

The Galt Niederhoffer film follows eight close friends reunite for the wedding of two of their friends. Problems arise because the bride (Anna Paquin) and the maid of honor (Katie Holmes) have had a long rivalry over the groom (Josh Duhamel).

Also starring are Malin Ackerman and Adam Brody.

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Norah Jones has wonderful breasts, talks about kissing Jude Law and other things

'Why Jude Law licked my face for three days': Norah Jones reveals all

Norah Jones on Dancing With The Stars

She's a multi-Grammy award winning singer who enjoys people telling her she's attractive and give her a vintage guitar over new clothes anytime

Singer-songwriter Norah Jones rocketed to fame at the age of 22, with her debut album Come Away With Me grabbing five Grammys on one night in 2003. Six years on, she's sold 36 million records worldwide, and is about to release her fourth album, which combines a rougher, more contemporary sound with her trademark jazz vocals.

Jones is the daughter of legendary Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar but was raised in Texas by her mother, Sue Jones. She now lives in New York.

When we meet in London's Covent Garden Hotel she's dressed casually in layers of soft greys that show off her petite frame. She is stunningly pretty, despite very little make-up, with curls of dark hair escaping from a woollen beanie, and her obvious passion for music makes her by turn vivacious, funny - and occasionally wary...

Having Jude Law licking my face for three days solid was a surreal experience.

It was for a scene in 2007's Blueberry Nights. My character had passed out on a table and Jude had to come in and kiss some cream off the corner of my mouth. We did the take over and over again, so he kissed me about 90 times. There are worse ways to spend your day.

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Watch Norah's video for Chasing Pirates...


Oh God, how cute is she. I can't get over how different she looks with short hair. I'd still bang her silly though. Here is another cute interview with her which will not embed:
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Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie: MOCA Mates
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt stay classic in black at the private viewing of the MOCA NEW 30th anniversary exhibition held at The Museum of Contemporary Art on Saturday (November 14) in Los Angeles.

Angie, 34, wore a strapless Armani Prive gown and accessorized with an Asprey ring. Brad, 45, stay loyal to his designer pal in Tom Ford.

MOCA is celebrating its first 30 years with an exhibition that opens to the public tomorrow through May 3, 2010.

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Ashlee Simpson: Cleared For Takeoff
Still rocking her jet-black hairdo, Ashlee Simpson was spotted being dropped off at Los Angeles International Airport on Saturday afternoon (November 14).

The former “Melrose Place” actress climbed out of her chauffeured ride to find a swarm of paparazzi, as she quickly made her way into the terminal and towards the security checkpoint for her departing flight.

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Where the Botched Children’s Book Adaptations Are

For every Coraline or The Iron Giant, there’s a rash of beloved children’s stories that lost their charm en route to the big screen. With Spike Jonze’s underwhelming Where the Wild Things Are still in theaters and director Wes Anderson’s Fantastic Mr. Fox opening Friday in limited release, it’s time to revisit Hollywood debacles that turned kids’ books into mangled movies.

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Bruce Springsteen Is Confused

'Hello, Ohio!' (Psst! Boss, we're in Michigan)

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The curse of Friday the 13th struck Bruce Springsteen in a most unusual way: it made the 60-year-old rock legend forget where he was.

The Boss bellowed "Hello, Ohio!" to his fans at the Auburn Hills Palace in Michigan.

Springsteen referred to the neighboring state several times in the following 30 minutes until E Street Band guitarist Steve Van Zandt whispered in his ear.

A visibly embarrassed Springsteen grinned and said such a mistake was "every front man's nightmare."

The Detroit Free Press says Springsteen rocked the forgiving audience for nearly three hours Friday night with new and old hits including a complete performance of his album "Born to Run."


Molly, you in danger girl.

"Couples Retreat" Poster In UK Removes Black Couple

Universal changed "Couples Retreat" marketing material for the film's UK release, and removed the black actors from both the poster's photo and the list of stars typed out.

The film, which features four couples who go on vacation together, costars Faizon Love as a divorced man who takes his new girlfriend along, played by Kali Hawk.

Below are the UK (left) and the US (right) poster.

The Mail on Sunday reports:

The studio said it regretted causing offence and has abandoned plans to use the revised poster in other countries... A Universal spokesman said the revised advert aimed 'to simplify the poster to actors who are most recognisable in international markets'.

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ZXY because I think it's zexy

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Dante's Inferno As An Animated Movie

Starz and Visceral Games have revealed the first trailer for the animated Dante's Inferno, based on the immortal epic. From the producers of Dead Space: Downfall, the feature-length movie expands on the story in EA's new game coming out for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

Just as the poem and game take players on a stunning journey through the nine circles of Hell, the Dante's Inferno animated feature will also follow Dante as he travels through limbo, lust, gluttony, greed, anger, heresy, violence, fraud and treachery in search of his true love, Beatrice. Both are based on part one of Dante Alighieri's classic poem, "The Divine Comedy," better known as "Dante's Inferno."

The DVD, Blu-ray and video game hit stores in February. The game itself was optioned by Universal Pictures for a feature film. You can visit the official website for more info.


Britney, Jason and her sons spend the day on Sydney Harbour

Britney Spears, Jason Trawick, Jayden James, Sean Preston board the luxury cruiser "Oscar" at Woolloomooloo Wharf and spend the day on Sydney Harbour, returning a few hours later, Brit and family looked happy and relaxed ahead of her upcoming Sydney shows, 15th November, 2009 in Sydney, Australia.

so cute!
also notice...
brit's wearing jasons shirt when she leaves <3

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This is a Zachary Levi Post

Zachary Levi Turned Down Role in Thor for Chuck

The nerd-spy TV series Chuck faced down cancellation and came out victorious, even adding six more episodes to the thirteen already on order for its third season. Unfortunately, there was one casualty: series star Zachary Levi was forced to turn down an offer to play Fandral, one of the "Warrior's Three," in director Kenneth Branagh's live-action adaptation of the Thor comic book series, set to begin filming in January.

According to USA Weekend, the addition of six episodes caused a scheduling conflict that prevented Levi from accepting the role. Levi said that he had actually been asked to try out for the title role of the God of Thunder, as well, but declined.

I'm tall and in pretty good shape, but I'm not big and girthy like that.

Thor stars Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Natalie Portman as Jane Foster, and Anthony Hopkins as Thor's father, Odin.

Next Showing: Thor is scheduled to open May 20, 2011


That sucks for him but I'm glad it was because Chuck is still filming... I guess I'm torn but I'd personally rather have more Chuck!

Pictures of Zac and his girlfriend, Caitlin Crosby at a Lakers game on November 1st

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Breaking News: Rock of Love and Charm School Contestant Sleeps Around

Brittanya from Rock of Love and Charm School was a guest celebrity at a club, and the promoter had sex with her and kindly took a photo and sent it to his friend, who then posted it on a car forum.

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And need more proof as to how amazing photoshop is? Check out her original stretchmarks compared to her published stomach.

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Lauren Bacall receives a Lifetime Achievement Oscar

LOS ANGELES - HOLLYWOOD presented its first Oscars of the awards season late Saturday, honouring screen acting legend Lauren Bacall with a statuette for her life's work in film.

'I can't believe it!' Bacall gushed, as she was awarded the Governor's Award at a ceremony that offered a foretaste of Oscar glitter and glamour.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences also honored director Roger Corman, cinematographer Gordon Willis and producer John Calley at the ceremony attended by an array of Hollywood luminaries - from George Lucas to Quentin Tarantino.
Bacall, one of the most successful screen sirens of the 1940s and 1950s made her screen debut in the classic film 'To Have and Have Not' in which she played the love interest of real-life future husband Humphrey Bogart, to whom she paid homage in her remarks.
'He gave me a life and changed my life,' she said of the 'Casablanca' screen hero to whom she was married from 1945 until his death in 1957.
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About time! Love this woman so much.

Superbowl halftime show announced

The wardrobe malfunction of 2004 changed the face of the halftime shows at the Super Bowl. Since the scandal, we have had Paul McCartney, Rolling Stones, Prince, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, and last year, Bruce Springsteen performed at halftime. For the past five years, Don Mischer Productions and White Cherry Entertainment have brought you millions of football viewers entertaining showcases, however they were all somewhat safe.

2009 has been a great year for music; Taylor Swift topped the charts, Lady Gaga stole the scene, Jay-Z gave us heart, and Beyonce shoot her money marker for all the single ladies out there. With a plethora of amazing musicians to pick from to perform at Super Bowl XLIV, fans were a little shocked to hear who was announced on Friday as the featured performers.

Without further ado, we announce The Who as the halftime act for Rock Super Bowl XLIV live from Dolphin Stadium in Miami. Easily one of the top ten most successful bands throughout time, selling over 100 million records and producing multiple platinum records. The band that began jamming for over forty-five years surprisingly has never played the Super Bowl until now.

The verdict on this decision is split right down the center; the older crowds are lovin' it while the younger crowds are crying foul. While many think that picking The Who (Band) is safe, The Rocker band has done some pretty crazy and outrageous things in their time. Once, they nailed all their hotel furniture to the ceiling and even wilder they drove a car into a swimming pool from the second story of a hotel. So it is anyone's guess what the band will do, but we will all be watching. So what do you think about the pick; were you looking for more of a Taylor Swift pick or are you happy with The Who?

would've liked gagita but the who fucking rules.

lindsay has a hissy fit

Lindsay Lohan allegedly refused to pay two bottles of champagne from a Los Angeles bar.
The troubled actress was reportedly furious when she was given a bill for her drinks at The Crown Bar and stunned onlookers with a tantrum when staff insisted she settled her tab for her evening.
A source told America's People magazine: "Lindsay stormed into the kitchen and grabbed two bottles of really expensive champagne. She finished both bottles with a friend. When the bartender gave her a bill, she had a meltdown.
"She was yelling at him and screaming profanities at everyone. The bar insisted she pay, so she had to call a friend with her credit card information."
The star eventually left the nightspot at 2.30am - but was still in tears over the incident.
The source added: "She was crying and wanted to go home. She kept saying 'I don't pay for drinks! This is ridiculous! I'm freaking out!' "

Lindsay - who has previously undergone stints in a rehabilitation clinic for alcohol abuse - has caused increasing concern with her recent behaviour.
Her father Michael Lohan has spoken out, saying he fears she will die if she doesn't get help for her problems.
He said: "I want my daughter off prescription medication. She never needed it in her life... I'm not going to watch my daughter die. Hate me now, but you love me more later because I'm gonna turn her life around."

Roger &amp; Holly: Darkness &amp; Light--Forever

Newlyweds: Nathan Followill & Jessie Baylin

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Nathan Followill from "Kings of Leon" and his singer-songwriter girlfriend, Jessie Baylin, got married yesterday, according to Jessie and Nate's Twitters.

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Nate's ring:

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I'm very happy for the two of them. I'm a huge fan of Jessie's, and she is so nice and down-to-earth, and absolutely adorable. I don't know much about Nate other than his music (which is awesome), but Jessie always says lovely things about him, so I'm sure he's a very nice guy. Congratulations to the happy couple!

Thanks to kraazyykat for Nate's Twitter/TwitPic

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Get Ready for Some Daytime TV Man-on-Man Action

While some soaps are currently facing backlash from viewers over their gay storylines, "One Life to Live" has been quietly continuing on its "journey" of telling the story of Kyle (Brett Claywell) and Oliver's (Scott Evans) relationship. Now, there's word that the ABC soap is going to take this pairing to the next logical destination -- the bedroom.

Since launching its first same-sex storyline earlier this year, "One Life to Live's" gay storyline has managed a relatively low profile among the non-soap viewing audience. There was no media blitz for the mass gay wedding the way that ABC had trumpeted the nuptials of "All My Children's" Bianca and Reese. Nor did anyone in the mainstream media seem to care that the legendary Dorian Lord would be marrying another a woman -- even if it was to try to win an election.

Still, fans of the Kyle Lewis and Olivier Fish romance -- affectionately dubbed "Kish" -- have remained stalwart supporters of the couple. Now comes word that fans will be rewarded for their loyalty: is reporting that "One Life to Live's" same-sex couple will have sex sometime before the end of the year.

"The show promises a happy gay New Year in Llanview," reports the companion web site to the nation's number one gay and lesbian news magazine.

In June, "One Life to Live" became the latest daytime drama series to explore a gay storyline. The show described the story as a "journey," while one of the actors involved in the plot has gone on to refer to it as a "love storyline."

Details on where and when Kyle and Fish will consummate their relationship are still under wraps.


This post is dedicated to isntdaveone and his recently MIA Weekly Soap Opera Posts. Bring them back, please!

ETA: Here's a clip of their almost-sex this week from YouTube.

Brock Lesnar Hospitalized ... UFC Career and His Life Are in Jeopardy!

In an announcement that shocked the media during the UFC 105 post-event press conference, Ultimate Fight President Dana White announced that Brock Lesnar is "not well and he's not going to be getting well anytime soon."

"He's in a hospital up in North Dakota somewhere right now," said White. "He doesn't want to talk about it publicly, but he's in bad shape."

The monstrous Lesnar pulled out of his scheduled November 21st main event at UFC 106 against Shane Carwin after contracting what he thought was a bad case of the flu but was then diagnosed with mononucleosis. After the official announcement was made that the fight was postponed, contracts were sent out for a January 2nd fight between the two. When Lesnar did not return the contract signed to UFC, he decided to take some time off and go to Canada, where he has some property.

White commented, "He went to Canada and some bad stuff happened to him, so we've got to figure it out. He is not good. He is very, very sick and he's going to be out for a while."

When asked about Lesnar's reported case of mononucleosis, White added, "He has other problems too. I am worried about it. You know, I can't really talk about it right now, but he's in rough shape. He's in really bad shape … and we're going to have to do some stuff to take care of this guy. We're going to have to send him to the Mayo Clinic or to Scripps, or one of those really good hospitals to figure out what's wrong with this guy."

Even Lesnar's close friend and business associate Paul Heyman, the legendary writer/producer/on-air-personality with whom Lesnar closely worked during his tenure in World Wrestling Entertainment is keeping mum on what's ailing the current UFC Champion.

In an articled written by Heyman Hustle webmaster Michael G and posted late Saturday Night (, the webmaster wrote:

Many of you may be checking in with THE HEYMAN HUSTLE because of Paul Heyman's personal friendship and reported business relationship with Brock. For those of you who are looking for that insight, I can tell you that Paul has not discussed this latest development with any of us, but is aware of this story being posted tonight. Paul has promised to update on the situation this week. While there are many rumors flying around, it does not appear that a full diagnosis is available, and after the press had already run with the mono story, it's obvious Lesnar's health problem is serious and perhaps even complicated.

Lesnar's mono now appears to be the least of his issues. UFC will have to crown an Interim Champion, and Brock Lesnar's UFC career seems to be in jeopardy at this time.


SNL : Who makes a better Hoda?

Last night, SNL newbie Jenny Slate was put in the unenviable position of picking up a character created by Michaela Watkins, a one-season castmember who was let go earlier this year. Watkins had carved out a niche for herself on the show with a spot-on impersonation of Today show anchor Hoda Kotb—the straight woman to Kristen Wiig’s boozy, bawdy Kathie Lee Gifford. But the sketch was revived yesterday with Slate in the role, a slightly jarring change to those of us accustomed to seeing Watkins in the chair next to Wiig.
My colleague Ken Tucker thought the sketch was pretty underwhelming and took pity on Slate for having to “compete with the memory of Watkins’ original impersonation and sit by while Wiig did mugging that wasn’t freshened with anything new.” I actually laughed a few times during the sketch, but I agree that it feels like Slate’s got her work cut out for her if she wants to outshine Watkins. Check out the sketch below, and then let us know: Do you miss the old Hoda? Or did Slate manage to make the character her own?


I know none of us miss Casey Wilson, but Michaela Watkins was really funny, imo. Last night it bothered me to see new girl in her place doing a pretty pathetic job.

EDIT: Here's one with Michaela for comparison.



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1981: The year that saw the demise of Punk, the birth of New Romanticism, the rise of the CD, the death of Bob Marley, and John Lennon's message for "the world to live as one" top the charts world-wide with the posthumously-released classic, Imagine.

It was also the year a new musical revolution rocked the planet - THE LAUNCH OF MTV . It was also the year a new musical revolution rocked the planet - THE LAUNCH OF MTV.

From the moment Buggles' Video Killed the Radio Star ushered in the world's first dedicated music channel , nothing would be the same again. From the moment Buggles' Video Killed the Radio Star "ushered into the world's first dedicated music channel, nothing would be the same again.

New musical superstars such as Madonna and Def Leppard were introduced and MTV would go on to single-handedly help create and break entire movements like 80s hair metal, hip-hop, grunge, nu-metal and Britpop to name but a few. New musical superstars such as Madonna and Def Leppard were introduced and MTV would go on to single-handedly help create entire movements and break like 80s hair metal, hip-hop, grunge, nu-metal and Britpop to name but a few.

We asked you to vote for your picks for the title and you responded in your thousands! We asked you to vote for your picks for the title and you responded in your thousands!

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Alix Malka shooting Christina Aguilera's album cover!!!!


The Israeli newspaper Ma'ariv has reported yesterday that the cover of the new album "Light & Darkness" was shot this weekend by the Israeli photographer Alix Malka.

ALIX MALKA is one of the new talents in fashion photography, born in Paris, Alix Malka is today one of the most asked for photographers by the international magazines.

His inspiration comes from the likes of Pedro Almodovar and John Waters, as well as designers like John Galliano and Alexander McQueen. Obsessed by color, Malka’s images are suggestive of taste for rich, exuberant and sophisticated stylism. His first incursion to the world of the fashion was in 1985 when he began work with director Tierry Mugler.

Aguilera's highly anticipated new album will be out early next year!

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* OMG. She shot the album cover!!!

12 Sci-Fi Shows That Were Canceled Too Soon

Joss Whedon has become something of a tortured artist since 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' ended its highly successful seven-season run in 2003. Since Sunnydale was destroyed and 'Angel' got pulled right when it was finding its own identity post-'Buffy,' Whedon has yet to find another long-running hit. It's still hard to believe that a show as great as 'Firefly' only lasted one season!

Whedon's bad luck continues with the recent announcement that Fox is pulling the plug on 'Dollhouse,' a series that had enough of a following -- and potential -- to warrant another season. Would 'Dollhouse' have really hit its stride further down the road? We'll never know. Here are some other sci-fi television series that met their makers too soon.

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And what do you think? What other sci-fi shows were taken away from us too soon?
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Cillian Murphy + Danny Boyle To Team Up Again?

If Hollywood was hoping Danny Boyle's next film would be another jubilant, rags-to-riches fable in the vein of Slumdog Millionaire, then it has another thing coming. What it has coming, in fact, is a stark, small-scale survival drama about a lonely mountaineer who cuts off his own forearm.

Boyle has signed up to direct 127 Hours, a film based on the true-life ordeal of mountaineer Aron Ralston. According to Variety, the picture will reunite Boyle with his team on the Oscar-sweeping Slumdog Millionaire. Christian Colson returns as producer, while Simon Beaufoy is in talks to write the script.

Aron Ralston was climbing in Utah's Blue John Canyon in late April 2003 when his arm became trapped beneath a fallen boulder. Pinned against the mountainside for five days, he survived by drinking his own urine and even videotaped a goodbye message for his family. He eventually escaped by hacking off his arm with a blunt knife and a pair of pliers.

Batman Begins star Cillian Murphy is the top choice to play Aron, and the film is due to shoot early next year with a release date set for late 2010.

Danny and Cillian have done 28 Days Later and Sunshine together, I hope this happens. Thoughts?

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John Stamos gets a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Actor John Stamos will receive the 2,393 star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, honoring a career, which has evolved from the family comedy "Full House" to television drama and Broadway.

Television producer and movie director Garry Marshall and Stamos' "Full House" co-star Bob Saget will join Stamos in speaking in the late-morning ceremony (11:30 a.m.) on Hollywood Boulevard--if you've seen any of Saget's comedy stand-up routines, you just might be wondering what this event could bring.

The Stamos' star, located at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard, will be next to Dick Van Dyke, who played Albert Peterson in the original Broadway production of "Bye Bye Birdie," a role Stamos now plays on Broadway.

Stamos' career spanned more than 25 years, beginning with the hit soap “General Hospital.” He later segued to one of the most iconic family television programs playing “Uncle Jesse” on the popular ABC series “Full House.”

He later appeared as Dr. Tony Gates on NBC's "ER" from 2005 until it ended its run in 2009.

In case you were wondering, Judge Joseph Wapner was the 2,392 star on the Walk of Fame.

The fellow star recievers of 2009 are:

Tinkerbell, Tim Burton, Leslie Caron, Cameron Diaz, Robert Downey, Jr., Charles Durning, Ralph Fiennes, Hugh Jackman, Sir Ben Kingsley and William H. Macy
Mark Burnett, Felicity Huffman, Chuck Lorre, William Petersen, Kyra Sedgwick, and John Stamos
Kenny “Baby Face” Edmonds, Dave Koz, The Miracles, Doug Morris, RUSH, Shakira and The Village People
Bill Handel and Harry Shearer

Something to look forward too? The 2010 Class of Stars.

Stamos displayed his musical talents over the past 20 years while touring with “The Beach Boys.” However, we do not foresee a star in the recording category anytime soon.


What is your favorite Full House episode?

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Rihanna in combative mood for new album

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Pop star Rihanna is back, blonde and out to have fun after "getting all my emotions out" on new album Rated R. But her guard is still up if tagged as a victim of domestic violence.

At a press conference to promote the album, it was strictly off limits to even mention the controversy dogging her since February, when R&B boyfriend Chris Brown brutally attacked her in Los Angeles on the eve of the Grammy Awards.

The shocking police photo of the singer's bruised face -- Rihanna is also a model and fashion icon -- was leaked to the press, and earlier this month the star said returning to Brown [after he had bitten and scratched her during the attack] had been a mistake, which arose because she was "so far in love."

Well, she's not in love anymore. Rated R was recorded when she was in a "dark" mood, and did a lot of "venting" in the studio. Some tracks allude to the doomed relationship, especially the single Wait Your Turn.
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Dick Van Dyke talks about Mary Poppins

Dick Van Dyke went to see the Mary Poppins show for the first time over the weekend. He was interviewed by Entertainment Tonight and talks about Mary Poppins, DWTS, and the passing of his girlfriend. Gavin Lee, who originated the role of Bert in the London, Broadway and Tour productions, also makes a cameo appearance.

Showbiz great Dick Van Dyke sits down with ET's Kevin Frazier and opens up about the loss of his beloved girlfriend Michelle Triola, who passed away last month.
"I'm doing alright," Dick tells us about coping with his loss. "I'm doing ok. It's things like this and my many friends and my very large family keeping me busy."
Amid the difficult times, the busy 83-year-old star reminisces about his 1964 classic 'Mary Poppins' with ET.

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idc, I loved Dick as Bert. Quick, ONTD, favourite Mary Poppins song? Also, out of general curiousity, who knew that the books came before the movie.
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x factor worried about free votes

X Factor producers are reportedly worried about a website which offers free phone votes for the show.

Viewers can use the website to avoid paying premium rates for their votes. Instead, they listen to a 15-second advert when they place their call. Over 50,000 fans have reportedly used the service this year.

However, the Daily Mail claims that producers are worried that the service could lead to "possible fraud" because it does not have the security that the official voting lines do.

Fans from Ireland, who are not able to use the normal voting system, can support acts using the free2call service. Meanwhile, there are fears that betting syndicates could place multiple votes without broadcasters realising.

ITV has reportedly already held a meeting with Ofcom to discuss the website. Lawyers from the BBC and Channel 4 also attended because of worries that the problem could affect their shows.

Edward Boddington, chief executive of the firm that looks after the show's voting system, said that if free2call affected the show's outcome ITV may have to cancel the vote and refund viewers.

However, free2call owner Mark Hillman said: "We vote on X Factor just the same way that the public do. All we do is sit in the middle."

He added that the service complies with Ofcom and Phonepay Plus, although an Ofcom spokesperson said that it had not approved the service.

Meanwhile, an X Factor spokesperson claimed that less than 1% of votes were made through free2call and said checks were made to make sure the votes were routed into the correct X Factor numbers.

She added: "The integrity of our voting systems is of paramount importance and we are confident there has been no possibilty of free2call votes affecting the overall result."



LiLo to work on bebe/Mouawad fashion line

Lindsay Lohan is trying her hand at fashion once again.

Though the star earned some bad reviews for her debut collection as artistic advisor for famed house Emanuel Ungaro, she broke the news to Access Hollywood on Thursday that she has a collection for a different label in the works.

“[Jeweler] Pascal [Mouawad] and I are actually working together, we’re doing something with a friend who owns bebe,” she told Access at Pascal’s Nu Pop Movement launch party in West Hollywood. “We’re doing a collection for them and we’re also going to be doing some other things.”

A Pascal rep told Access on Friday that the new line has yet to be finalized.

Lindsay previously told People that she’s also hard at work on the follow-up to her Ungaro debut, with the house’s next collection set to debut in January.

“I am learning,” she said at the time.


Paris Hilton sparks feud with Kim Kardashian and her sisters

Paris Hilton is declaring war on her former best friends, the Kardashian sisters, for becoming more famous and earning more cash than she does.

The hotel heiress is fuming that Kim and her sibs, who got their first big break by hanging out on the Hollywood scene with Hilton, have eclipsed her in the fame and money stakes. Sources say she's hatched a plan to boost her brand by pushing a new beauty line and make herself more likable by playing down her lavish lifestyle.

A source told Page Six: "Paris is furious that Kim got her start by hanging out in Hollywood with her -- and now, the Kardashians have it all, the reality shows, the magazine covers, the big appearance fees and promotional deals.

"She used to command $100,000 for club appearances, but now Kim is the hottest girl -- and they aren't friends anymore. The magazines are bidding around $300,000 for Kourtney's baby-shower and baby pictures. And Khloe's wedding brought in record ratings for E!

"Paris has realized that standing for excess in a recession doesn't appeal," our insider continued. "The Kardashian girls seem more real, and girls identify with them more. She's got to ditch the pink Bentley and concentrate on developing herself."

Sources close to Hilton said she's carefully working on the launch of her new hair and beauty line, which she'll unveil in Beverly Hills on Tuesday, taking the lead from the Kardashians by having her family at her side.

And she's keen to play up her more stable relationship with Doug Reinhardt and talk about the possibility of marriage and babies.

The source added: "Paris has 15 product lines on sale. She isn't really a party girl anymore, she is quite settled with Doug. She wants more people to appreciate that she's grown up." A rep for Hilton declined to comment.


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Will you be in Los Angeles on Saturday, November 21, and would you like to help abandoned and unwanted animals?

The event, Hollywood Least Wanted 3D, is meant to raise funds and awareness of the rise of the abandoned animal in Los Angeles County due to the current mortgage crises. The event features 3D photographs of caged animals, taken by artist Rachel Schneidler (who is also putting on the event) with her customized 3D camera pictured above. Anaglyph technologies are used to create the photographs.

Furthermore, Zachary Quinto (Young Spock in Star Trek) is the honorary guest along with his dog Noah. Other celebrities are expected to attend as well with their dogs.

Staged at the Rivera & Rivera gallery in downtown Los Angeles, the event is catered to raise funds via raffle tickets as well as to serve as an animal adoption fair. One hundred percent of raffle ticket sales and fifty percent of the proceeds from the sale of artwork will go towards the Department of Animal Services.

RSVP by buying a raffle ticket and check out the prizes here.


Courteney Cox Terrorizing Set of “Cougar Town”

Has the success of her new ABC comedy Cougar Town gone to Courteney Cox’s head? The 45-year-old former Friends star is winning rave reviews for her portrayal of a single mother trying to land a younger man on the ratings winning Wednesday night series, but word is Courteney is such a control freak, workers on the Cougar Town routinely try to avoid her!

“Courteney is the star of the show and very domineering. She gives off this ‘I’m important and you’re not’ vibe,” a crew member — who asked not to be identified tells The National Enquirer. “Courteney makes a huge number of script changes to make her character look good, and she is extremely picky about everything on the show,” the spy adds.

A craft services employee allegedly felt Court’s wrath after her ham and cheese sandwich making skills failed to pass muster:

“Courteney ranted at her and said, ‘Everyone knows you are supposed to have equal parts of ham and cheese in a sandwich!’”

A wardrobe worker also claims she was terrorized by the brunette after she had the brazen audacity to offer Courteney just three clothing options for a last minute scene; the star was insistent that she have at least five outfits to choose from

“Courteney got so mad and told her she would be back in 10 minutes, saying, ‘If you don’t have what I requested, you’d better not show up next time,’” says a tattle.

“Her code names are ‘Mother Hen’ or ‘Cougar Queen.’ That seems like all we hear all day. ‘Mother Hen’ needs a pick-up or ‘Cougar Queen’ is on her way to makeup. Everyone jokes that it’s Courteney’s way on the highway.”

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Interview with Katey Sagal, aka Peg Bundy aka HBIC Gemma

Katey Sagal is back in Mommie-Not-So-Dearest mode. The actress was hardly the model mother as the wise-cracking, lazy housewife Peg Bundy on Fox's "Married . . . With Children." But that character would be "Mother of the Year" next to Gemma Teller Morrow, the ruthless matriarch of an outlaw biker club on FX's "Sons of Anarchy." The role on the drama, which has grown in its second season to one of the cable network's most popular dramas, is the latest in a gallery of TV mothers for Sagal, who also played a soccer mom on the comedy "8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter." While thrilled over the growing popularity of "Sons of Anarchy," which was created by her husband, Kurt Sutter, she still finds time for her first love -- music. She often performs at the intimate M Club in Hollywood. As she sat in one of the club's booth, she talked about TV bikers and the late John Ritter.

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Helena Bonham Carter, Jennifer Ehle, Guy Pearce, Derek Jacobi, Timothy Spall and Michael Gambon have all boarded helmer Tom Hooper's "The King's Speech" alongside the previously announced Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush.

Period drama follows the young King George VI -- the father of the current Queen Elizabeth II -- as he reluctantly assumes the throne after his brother, Edward, abdicates.

Considered unfit to rule and cursed with a nervous stammer, the unprepared monarch turns to an unorthodox speech therapist, Lionel Logue. The two men form an unlikely friendship as King George finds his voice and leads the country into war against the Nazis.

Iain Canning and Emile Sherman of See-Saw Films and Gareth Unwin of Bedlam Prods. are producing. Bedlam's Simon Egan is a co-producer. David Seidler has penned the pic, which has started lensing in the U.K.

The Weinstein Co. will distribute the film in North America and also has rights in a handful of foreign markets.


Oldest woman in Playboy...

In the December issue of Dutch Playboy, 60-year-old Patricia proves that you are never too old to show off your memaw mammaries or granny lips (both pairs) to the public. Yes, homegirl is 60 and looking like Lindsay Lohan's much younger sister. Get that shit, Patty! Show off those Werther's Originals for grannies everywhere! (Note to my own mom: DON'T EVEN! DON'T!)

This is a goddamned Beatles post: "The Beatles: Here, There And Everywhere" coming soon.

Coming later this month from Apple Corps Ltd. and EMI Music, The Beatles: Here, There And Everywhere is a three-part radio series celebrating of the best selling group of the 21st Century in America - The Beatles! Syndicated in conjuction with FMQB Productions, Here, There And Everywhere is the only Beatles special officially sanctioned by the Fab Four's label, Apple Corps.

The series features The Beatles' digitally remastered recordings and exclusive new interviews with a variety of artists and producers as they reveal the influence of The Beatles on their individual careers. Listeners will be treated to stories from Brian Wilson, Tom Petty, Dave Grohl, Slash, Jeff Lynne, Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson, Peter Asher, Jackson Browne, Bob Seger, T-Bone Burnett, Cameron Crowe, Mika, Mark Ronson, Susan Werner, Rick Rubin and Joe Boyd.

The Beatles: Here, There And Everywhere is available to run from 11/27/09 - 1/3/10, making it the perfect program for radio stations looking to fill time during the holiday season. Interested radio stations should contact their FMQB rep for details.

Written and produced by Kevin Howlett, each of the three 48-minute installments of The Beatles: Here, There And Everywhere take a different thematic approach:

Part One: Meet The Beatles!The interviewees recorded exclusively for this series reveal the impact made upon them by The Beatles’ records from throughout their career. We hear Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys, Tom Petty, film director Cameron Crowe and Ann & Nancy Wilson (of Heart) talking about their first-hand experience of The Beatles’ phenomenal 1964 breakthrough in the United States. Dave Grohl, Mark Ronson and Slash discuss the enduring influence of albums such as Rubber Soul, Revolver and Abbey Road.
Part Two: Ask Me Why
The interviewees focus on the various elements within the group that combined to make The Beatles so musically powerful: their strengths as performers - both instrumentally and vocally - plus the brilliance of John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison as songwriters.
Part Three: The Beatles On The Record
We hear how The Beatles’ music was captured on record with the help of innovative arrangements and adventurous production by George Martin. Some of today’s leading record producers - Peter Asher, Joe Boyd, T-Bone Burnett, Jeff Lynne, Mark Ronson and Rick Rubin - marvel at the dazzling creativity evident in recordings made more than 40 years ago.


Dude, The Beatles, Tom Petty and Dave Grohl in one radio series? Count me the fuck in. What's your favourite Beatles album and song, ONTD? Mine is "Revolver" and "Maxwell's Silver Hammer".
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Lindsay Lohan's father has been accused of hunting out strippers who look like his famous daughter.

Despite Michael Lohan's denials, Elliot Osher, a former owner of New York's most famous strip club Scores, insists the troubled dad made the bizarre request when he visited.

The weird request, which Osher did not give a date for, is part of a book he plans to write about many of the celeb visitors to the sexy hot spot.

"Lindsay Lohan's father once sat down and described the kind of dancer he was looking for," Osher insisted.

"We sent some girls over. Funny, they all seemed to look like Lindsay.

"We ended up having to show him to the door."

Michael Lohan admits getting into an "altercation" at Scores, but insisted: "No girls danced for me.

"The last thing I'd want to see is a girl who looked like Lindsay. I don't even look at the magazines where she's done some risque photos."

But Osher insisted: "Maybe he just doesn't remember."

Osher worked at Scores for 18 years, starting out as a bouncer.

Among the anecdotes in his planned book he claims Madonna stiffed the staff, Bill Gates left a $3,500 tip, Bernie Madoff "wanted a private room" and Russell Crowe "almost got in a fight with an Irish waiter".


Lindsay is not amused


Lock of Elvis' hair sold for £1,055

A strand of hair from Elvis Presley, saved by his personal barber, has raised £1,055 at auction.

Homer Gill Gilleland toured with Elvis for more than 20 years. He dyed the singer's hair black and then cut it, saving strands in a towel.

Friends of Mr Gilleland said he would then bundle up the towel, with hair inside, and take it home in a bag.

The piece of hair had been expected to fetch up to £250 at Saturday's auction in Devizes, Wiltshire.

After Elvis's death in 1977, Mr Gilleland is said to have started selling strands of the hair in a souvenir shop on the street opposite the singer's home Graceland in Memphis in the US.

The strand which was auctioned was given to Thomas B Morgan Jnr in 2002 by the barber. Mr Morgan worked in the Sheriff's Office of Shelby County and knew Elvis.

The hair, which comes with a certificate of authenticity, is mounted in a frame alongside a photograph of Elvis.

It was auctioned at Henry Aldridge and Son in Devizes.

In November 2002, a strand of Elvis's hair sold for 115,000 US dollars (about £70,000) in an internet auction.


Would you buy a lock of hair from your favourite dead celeb, ONTD, or is that just too creepy?
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An interview with the voice of Cascada, Natalie Horler (b/c there isn't enough dance music on ONTD)

Twenty-eight-year-old Natalie Horler is the face of Cascada, and it’s her powerful voice which sets the German Eurodance outfit apart in a genre where artists are often interchangeably anodyne. Part girl-next-door, part Ann Summers catalogue vixen, her image is at once fun and assertive with a charmingly cheeky edge.

Third album 'Evacuate the Dancefloor', released earlier this year, has seen Cascada expand their musical range, with some tracks coming much closer in style to the glossy R&B of Lady Gaga than the beat-heavy Eurodance of DDR games and fairground rides. Riding high on the success of the title track and first single, they're soon embarking on a Clubland tour with N-Dubz, Darren Styles and Agnes, which includes a date at the HMV Hammersmith Apollo on 5 December.

I caught up with the bubbly Horler on a long-distance phone call to Germany, where she resides, to get the dirt on Cascada's new sound, their upcoming UK tour and her take on London.

Hi Natalie. Firstly, I'd like to clarify: are you considered to be Cascada, or are you the image and vocalist of what is, in fact, a group?

Natalie Horler: We actually are a group. I work with two producers [Yanou and Manian] and the three of us make up Cascada. They just don't come on tour, that's all; I do the whole live bit and they do all the producing. They've always chosen to stay low-profile where I've always been the face of everything, that's why sometimes there's a misconception.

What about the song-writing, is that a collective process?

NH: Yes. Although Yanou and Manian do most of that... Yanou is the brains behind it.

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A Minute With: Michael Fassbender and his "Fish Tank"

He may not be a household name in the United States, but Michael Fassbender is fast becoming one of the hottest young stars in Hollywood.

The actor got his big break when Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks cast him in their "Band of Brothers" World War Two mini-series. He also appeared in the hit movie "300." In August, Fassbender drew acclaim for his portrayal of undercover British military man Archie Hicox in Quentin Tarantino's "Inglourious Basterds."

He is also winning praise low-budget "Fish Tank," a coming-of-age tale in which he plays a handsome young man who strikes up a volatile relationship with frustrated teenager played by newcomer Katie Jarvis. The movie won the Jury Prize at the Cannes film festival, and has been for eight British Independent Film Awards. It will not be shown in the United States until January.

Fassbender spoke to Reuters about the film, swimming with sharks and fighting with actress Megan Fox.

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Slipknot Singer Weds In Vegas

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It was a rockin' affair when the lead singer of Slipknot tied the knot Friday.

Corey Taylor married Stephanie Luby at Las Vegas's Palms Hotel, where the wedding party walked down the aisle to Metallica's "For Whom The Bell Tolls." (Should have been "Harvester of Sorrow")

The 350 wedding guests who packed the hotel's Pearl Concert Theater – fitting since the wedding quickly turned into a concert – included Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath, as well as Camp Freddy's Dave Navarro and Billy Morrison, who acted as the minister. To no one's surprise, the rockers all took the stage, a source said, and even the groom joined in on three songs.

Slipknot, known for its hard rock and the clown-like masks they wear on stage, won a Grammy in 2004 for their single "Before I Forget."


Nicole Kidman’s Night Out With Sunday Rose

Enjoying a little quality time with her young daughter, Nicole Kidman was spotted out with Sunday Rose in New York City on Saturday night (November 14).

The “Eyes Wide Shut” actress looked glamorous in a little black dress and heels as she toted her young love in her arms while a chauffeur scrambled to keep the two ladies dry in the rainy Big Apple weather.

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Jeremy Irons is hosting something

In honour of the 10th Birthday of, James Earl Jones and Jeremy Irons are to announce the nominations for the first audience empowered theatre award at Cafe de Paris on December 4th. The timely addition of a new category, 'Theatregoers Choice' to the acclaimed Theatre Awards is welcomed the end of the noughties, giving theatre buffs the opportunity to consider the longer running theatre heavyweights and crowd-pleasers as well as new, memorable productions from the last year.

The nominations party will be a star-studded event attended by a host of Broadway and West End legends including James earl Jones and Jeremy Irons, Sanaa Lathan (Brown Sugar, The Family That Preys) and Phylicia Rashad , who played the legendary Clair Huxtable in The Cosby Show and received a Tony award for her role in A Raisin in the Sun.

After the nomination party on December 4th, the voting commences. Voters will be able to text their choice or vote online. The award ceremony itself will be held on Sunday 14 February 2010 at the West End’s Prince of Wales Theatre in front of a live audience.

35,000 voters took part in last year's poll but that figure should be smashed with the introduction of text voting and the chance to pick a favourite musical from all our old favourites. Check out the nominations at


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"Extra" superimposed the shirtless host into a "New Moon" promo shot. Check out behind-the-scenes footage of Lopez.

Lopez fits right in with Chaske Spencer, Alex Meraz, Kiowa Gordon and Bronson Pelletier.

In a sit-down interview with "Extra," Pelletier -- who is nicknamed "Slater Jr." -- joked to Lopez that, "when we were casting this thing I thought I was gonna lose my role out to you."

Added Meraz, "You're the missing wolf pack member!"

Taylor Lautner says it's "definitely a possibility" that Lopez could join the pack. Stewart was more sure. "You totally could be," she said.

"We'll get you in there," Spencer promised.

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Boozy Prince Harry kisses fella for free Stella

YOU'D think it would take a lot of bottle to ask a Prince for a kiss - especially if you're a GAY BLOKE.

But male admirer Rocky Bennett got a smacker from Prince Harry in exchange for a LITTLE BOTTLE . . .

. . . one full of the fun-loving royal's favourite brew, "reassuringly expensive" Stella Artois lager.

The starstruck 21-year-old made his cheeky move when he spotted the royal boozing in a club.

Ricky grinned: "I went up to him and told him I would love to buy him a drink - if he gave me a kiss, Harry just burst out laughing, threw his arms around me and kissed me on the left cheek.

"I'm not going to wash my face for a month now!"

What Harry's on-off lover Chelsy Davy would make of his latest club kissing session remains to be seen.

What Harry's on-off lover Chelsy Davy would make of his latest club kissing session remains to be seen.

But Rocky, a petrol station manager, said: "It was the best moment of my life. I just burst into tears, he's so down to earth."

The bizarre encounter came as Harry, 25, enjoyed a midweek night out in Stevenage, Herts, away from his usual West End haunts. The prince and his fellow trainee pilots chose the Liquid nightclub close to RAF Henlow. "It was so crazy to see Harry out in Stevenage," explained Rocky. "It's not exactly the most exotic place. He went upstairs to the VIP lounge at first but then came down to the main bar.

"He was with about eight other guys and security was tight but when I went over to him he was lovely. I told him how much I had admired his mother Princess Diana and how I thought she would be proud of him.

"He seemed very merry but he was still willing to talk to people. So I went to the bar to buy him a drink and got my kiss."

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Rove announces the final Rove Show ever.

Ten years after Rove aired in Australian television, the show’s host Rove McManus announced at the start of tonight’s program that his show would not return in 2010. He stated "It's purely my decision. It's not one I've made lightly or flippantly. The timing was right to stop, stand back and see what happens next". The final show finished at 11:11pm

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