Articles Posted September 2008

  • Joel Helps Pay For Funeral

    Joel Helps Pay For Funeral

    Generous rocker Billy Joel is helping to pay for the funeral of a clam digger who was found dead close to the singer’s New York home.

    Edwin Flores’ body was discovered off the coast of a Long Island Sound beach in Lattingtown on Monday, six days after he was first reported missing.

    An autopsy is due to be performed in the next few days to establish the cause of death.

  • Weinstein Emails Are Fake

    Weinstein Emails Are Fake

    A series of emails accusing movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of using heavy-handed tactics to win film release dates have been exposed as fakes.

    The film magnate recently found himself at the centre of claims that he pestered Sydney Pollack, one of the producers of new movie The Reader, about a release date for the film – shortly before he died of cancer in May.

  • Allen Loves New York Noise

    Allen Loves New York Noise

    Woody AllenWoody Allen has discovered the secret behind his long love affair with New York – he needs the bright lights and loud noises of the city to sleep at night.

    The veteran filmmaker only discovered Manhattan’s grip on him when he bought an estate in star-studded retreat The Hamptons, on New York State’s Long Island – and hated it.

  • Winehouse Says “I’m A Mess”

    Winehouse Says “I’m A Mess”

    Amy WinehouseAmy Winehouse┬áhas spoken out about her troubled life – claiming she is “so sad” with the way things have turned out.

    The Rehab star admitted her life is a “mess” in a rare and candid interview with the Daily Mirror – and suggested her dreams were crumbling around her.

    The star has caused concern for her health over the last 12 months, with multiple trips to hospital and stints in rehab to try and battle her drink and drug addictions.

  • Margolyes Regrets Coming Out

    Margolyes Regrets Coming Out

    Miriam MargolyesActress Miriam Margolyes regrets revealing her sexuality to her mother, because she’s convinced the shock caused her to suffer a stroke just days later.

    The Harry Potter star, 67, has been open about her sexuality since ‘coming out’ in her twenties, but she wishes she could go back and change history – because her decision to speak out about her sexuality caused her mum, Ruth, a lot of anguish.

  • Johansson Marries Reynolds

    Johansson Marries Reynolds

    Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson has wed fiance Ryan Reynolds in a small, private ceremony in Canada.

    The couple, who has been engaged for four months, exchanged vows in Reynolds’ native country on Saturday, according to People.com.

    Johansson, 23, and Reynolds, 31, began dating shortly after the actor’s split from singer Alanis Morrissette last year..

  • Stan Lee Wants Smith As Black Captain America

    Stan Lee Wants Smith As Black Captain America

    Comic book creator Stan Lee wants to make Will Smith the first black Captain America is Barack Obama wins the presidential election.

    A movie version of the Marvel graphic novel is being planned for 2011.

    Matthew McConaughey’s name has been linked with the role – but Lee hints it could go to Smith, if Obama becomes the first black president.