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Or will there be a push back? You know they're all the rage these days.
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I dare say Mr. Sheffield has a right to smoke that cigar with pride.
And, if you want to read more reviews - some are funny in both praise and dislike, they're popping up everywhere. The Times (London's paper) gave the show 2 stars out of 5. All the other secondary papers in the UK gave the show 3/5 or 4/5. Like I said, mixed reviews.
Source - NY Times
Source - London Times
[Mr. Sheffield and I will be back with more Webber dislike when it nears closer to Novemeber... of if the show closes.]
Gerard Butler grabs hold of Jennifer Aniston as they turn up the heat on the April 2010 cover of W Magazine, on stands March 17.
The Bounty Hunter co-stars, both 40, were photographed by Steven Klein on a ranch about 45 minutes outside of Los Angeles in mid-January. Can’t wait to see the 13-page pictorial (seven photographs)!
Tomorrow night, Jen and Gerry will hit the red carpet at the UK premiere of their new comedy Bounty Hunter, which opens in theaters nationwide next Friday (March 19).
FYI: Jen is wearing an Alberta Ferretti silk chiffon dress, Carine Gilson Lingerie Couture’s silk bra and silk lace briefs, Stella McCartney garters and Lanvin shoes.
New Zealand’s Wellington Airport have announced plans to pay for the construction of a Wellywood sign above Miramar Wharf to celebrate the heart of New Zealand’s film industry. Peter Jackson’s WETA Workshop, the special effects / production facility behind the Lord of the Rings films, District 9 and Avatar, is located within a mile of the Wharf and proposed sign.
The film industry contributes an estimated $285 million a year into the Wellington economy, and tours of film-related locations and facilities is becoming one of the city’s biggest tourist attractions. An estimated 100,000 people last year visiting Weta’s mini-museum, theatre and gift shop.
The sign will mimic the famous Hollywood sign in Los Angeles, California, although it will be much smaller: only 90 feet long and 10 feet tall, compared to the Hollywood sign’s size of 200 feet long and 50 feet tall. But according to Stuff, not everyone in Wellington is happy about the new sign, and two facebook pages opposing the sign have been set up.
Personally I think it’s pretty cool, but I don’t live there and don’t have to look at the sign regularly. That said, I do live in Hollywood, and always admire the Hollywood sign whenever it is in sight. But on the otherhand, that has a history to it, and the entertainment industry is pretty much inseparable from the city of Los Angeles.
It seems like PopWrap has another Gabourey Sidibe story every day -- but I promise to stop writing them if she promises to stop being so freakin' awesome. A deal, me thinks, she'll never agree to.
The latest in a long line of rad things Gabby's done over the last 24 hours (since I last posted about her) includes bringing down the "Jimmy Kimmel Live" house and stopping by an "America's Best Dance Crew" taping. While there the lifelong N'Sync fan got to hang out with original member -- and "ABDC" judge -- J.C. Chasez, causing her to remark, "Wow, what kind of world do I live in now!"
Gabby got to witness the crews handling this week's disco challenge -- and PopWrap has a sneak peek at the song each tackles!
Blueprinit Cru - "Le Freak" by Chic
Static Noyze - "A Fifth Of Beethoven" by Walter Murphy
Heavy Impact - "You Should Be Dancing" by Bee Gees
Saltare - "Disco Inferno" The Trammps
Jungle Boogie - "Jungle Boogie" by Kool & The Gang
Hype 5-0 - "Shake Your Groove Thing" by Peaches & Herbs
Poreotix - "Dancing Machine" by Jackson 5
Bryson Bryant, the eldest son of NeNe Leakes, was arrested on a minor marijuana possession charge and was put in an Atlanta-area jail on March 7. Bryant has appeared on the Bravo reality show — and, in the first season, was filmed looking at colleges with Leakes.
On Wednesday, Leakes released a statement, calling her son’s arrest a “family issue.”
“Like any parent, I am disappointed with the actions and arrest of my son, Bryson,” she said in the statement. “Certainly, my husband and I will deal with this family issue in a private manner. My son is not the first young adult to experiment with marijuana, and he certainly won’t be the last. Still, as parents, this is a chance for us to have an open dialogue with him about the dangers of any substance abuse. I realize as a parent that my job is never done. And as I’ve tweeted, tough love was in order. Still, I ask that you respect our privacy during this trying time.”
But Leakes didn’t just stop there. Earlier that day, she also Tweeted about the incident. “Morning! I know my parenting job is NEVER DONE but TOUGH LOVE is ordered by the JUDGE! The judge [in] this case is ME,” she Tweeted. “My head is up & held high this morning because I KNOW the parent that i’am! U hate 4 yo kids 2 make mistakes! TOUGH LOVE this morning.”
"In football, you're never [standing] right up. That's how you get killed," he said. "Everything is about being low... and now I'm outside of my element where I have to stand tall.
"I have to continue to tell myself to get in touch with my feminine side... 'cause I got on the heels and I have to... be upright and it's hard because I'm not used to this," he added.
While Chad is used to wearing spandex on the field, ballroom dancing outfits are far more fanciful. But the wide receiver revealed he's ready to push things with his choice of reality show wear.
"I'm thinking outside of the box," he said.
"He wants something see-thru he said," Cheryl said straight-faced. "I mean, this is a family show!"
"It's a family show, but listen, they need to know I'm edgy," Chad responded as Cheryl laughed. "I'm trying to [make] my costumes 50% Lady Gaga, 50% Rihanna, and then with the help of [Cheryl], when I put it together with the dancing and the costumes with the heels? I mean... What?!"
Chad said he has been avoiding the calls from his Bengals teammates as he gets into his "Dancing" groove, but he's getting ready for some boyish ribbing when they finally get through. And there's one man in particular he expects to tease him the most - Bengals quarterback Carson Palmer.
"My quarterback is gonna kill me," Chad said. "My quarterback, he's one of the biggest jokers on the team and I can see him putting high heels on in the locker room. It's coming. I'm prepared for it."
But Chad has no regrets.
Alison Mosshart, Wild Beasts and Animal Collective have all urged the BBC not to close down 6 Music.
The digital radio station has been outlined for closure, along with Asian Network, in an effort to cut costs.
The artists, who are all attached to independent record label Domino, argue that 6 Music is crucial for the future of new music.
“Please don't leave us musicians and music lovers with such a void,” Mosshart, who fronts The Kills and The Dead Weather, said.
“We need BBC6. It is the only radio station we all listen too, and seemingly, the only station that plays anything worth listening too.”
US born Mosshart added that the closure of 6 Music would be “culturally damaging” and would likely stop her from listening to English radio.
Wild Beasts singer Hayden Thorpe said: “I'm in no doubt the unrelenting support we have had from BBC6 has massively helped our career.
“This sends out a damning message to creative young people.”
Meanwhile, Animal Collective's Noah Lennox said 6 Music should be saved because it offered “unpredictable radio”.
The BBC's plans to close 6 Music have led to a widespread backlash from figures within the music industry and the wider public.
BBC Director General Mark Thompson said last week that the earliest 6 Music and Asian Network would close would be the end of 2011.
A word on Capitol/EMI: Neither our lawyers nor their lawyers have any hard feelings and, in fact, the split has been remarkably friendly. There are many wonderful people at the company who have worked very hard on our behalf, and we've become very close with them over the years. Even if the band hadn't signed a non-disparagement clause as part of the deal, we would have nothing bad to say. All joking aside, we're very thankful, and we wish them all the best.
More news soon.