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Ashley Judd splits from race car-driving husband Dario Franchitti

Ashley Judd splits from race car-driving husband Dario Franchitti New York, Jan 30 : Ashley Judd and her race car driver hubby Dario Franchitti are splitting up after more than 10 years of marriage.

Judd told People magazine that they have mutually decided to end their marriage, the New York Daily News reported.

"We'll always be family and continue to cherish our relationship based on the special love, integrity, and respect we have always enjoyed," she said.

Judd and Franchitti, 39, tied the knot in 2001 at a private wedding in Scotland. (ANI)


Steve Wozniak irked by `totally wrong` scene in ‘jOBS’ film

Steve Wozniak irked by `totally wrong` scene in ‘jOBS’ film Washington, Jan 26 : Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has said that filmmakers got it "totally wrong" in a recently-released scene from Ashton Kutcher's upcoming Steve Jobs biopic `jOBS.'

In the scene, Kutcher's Jobs tries to persuade Wozniak, portrayed by actor Josh Gad, that consumers at that time would actually be interested in buying personal computers if they were available. Wozniak is none too receptive to the idea.

"Nobody wants to buy a computer... nobody," Gad says in the scene.

But, the real-life Wozniak claims it was actually the other way around, CBS News reported.


I still hope for reconciliation. I love Maria still, says Arnie

I still hope for reconciliation. I love Maria still, says ArnieWashington, January 23 : Arnold Schwarzenegger has revealed that he still loves Maria Shriver and is hoping that they can get back together.

"We're not fighting any war. I still hope for reconciliation. I love Maria still," Fox News quoted Schwarzenegger as telling Bild.

The answer was in response to a question where the former Californian Governor was asked if he was spending Christmas with his family -- including his ex-wife.


President and First Lady dance to `Let’s Stay Together`

President and First Lady dance to `Let’s Stay Together` Washington, Jan 22 : President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle danced to `Let's Stay Together,' performed by Jennifer Hudson, at the Commander-in-Chief's Ball after his inauguration.

The 44th President of the United States introduced his wife, as she emerged on stage in a long red dress, saying, that she inspires him everyday, the Politico reported.

Obama famously sang a line from the song at an Apollo Theater fundraiser a year ago. (ANI)


Bill Clinton is a Homeland fan, says Claire Danes

Bill Clinton is a Homeland fan, says Claire Danes Washington, Jan 15 : Claire Danes has revealed that she got a special request to hang out with President Bill Clinton, who she says is a fan of her political thriller "Homeland."

The "Homeland" star told Access Hollywood that Clinton had asked her if she would come and meet him in some special room, after they both appeared at the Golden Globes, the Politico reported.

Danes further said that when she arrived, she saw Clinton talking to Jessica Alba and Rosario Dawson and thought that it was amazing, as he is an icon.


Zero Dark Thirty claims 1st place at US box office with $24m revenue

Zero Dark Thirty claims 1st place at US box office with $24m revenue Washington, Jan 14 : `Zero Dark Thirty' claimed the top spot at the box office over the weekend.

According to studio estimates Sunday, Sony Pictures' Osama bin Laden manhunt drama nabbed first place with 24 million dollars in its first weekend in wide release, CBS News reported.

The film, which opened in a limited run last month, earned five Oscar nominations last week, including Best Picture, Original Screenplay and Best Actress for Jessica Chastain as a dogged CIA operative.

Open Road Films' horror parody `A Haunted House' starring Marlon Wayans debuted in second place with a solid 18.8 million dollars.


Beyonce announces Destiny’s Child reunion

Beyonce announces Destiny’s Child reunion New York, Jan 11 : Beyonce announced Destiny's Child's reunion when she broke the news that the American R n B girl group is set to release its first new material in nearly a decade.

The 31-year-old singer has revealed in her website that she is proud to announce the first original Destiny's Child music in eight years, the New York Daily reported.

According to ET, `Love Songs' will be a collection of Destiny's Child's most romantic tracks along with at least one new song called "Nuclear."


Jessica Alba and Megan Fox to present Golden Globe Awards

Jessica Alba and Megan Fox to present Golden Globe AwardsWashington, Jan 11 : Jessica Alba and Megan Fox will be presenting this year's Golden Globe Awards, it has been confirmed.

According to People magazine, the 31-year-old actress and Fox have been added to the roster of A-list presenters at the 70th Golden Globe Awards.

On the other hand, a source also confirmed that Adele will attend the star-studded show, which will be her first red carpet event since giving birth to a son in October.

Other stars who are confirmed as presenters at the Golden Globes include George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Garner, Jennifer Lopez and more. (ANI)


‘Zero Dark Thirty’ makers defend film as US lawmakers raise questions over torture scenes

‘Zero Dark Thirty’ makers defend film as US lawmakers raise questions over torture scenesNew York, Jan 9 : The makers of controversial film `Zero Dark Thirty' have defended their cinematic depiction of the CIA's harsh interrogation techniques that helped lead to the killing of Osama bin Laden.

At the New York Film Critics Circle awards ceremony in Manhattan, the film's director, Kathryn Bigelow, defended the scenes in which she portrayed CIA agents engaging in enhanced interrogation techniques.


`Texas Chainsaw 3-D` no. 1 film with $23 million in box office sales

`Texas Chainsaw 3-D` no. 1 film with $23 million in box office sales New York, Jan 7 : Lionsgate's horror sequel `Texas Chainsaw 3-D' debuted at No. 1 at the box office with 23 million dollars earnings over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.

The movie picks up where 1974's `The Texas Chainsaw Massacre' left off, with masked killer Leatherface on the loose again.

Quentin Tarantino's revenge saga `Django Unchained' held on at No. 2 for a second-straight weekend with 20.1 million dollars, the New York Post reported.

The Weinstein Co. release raised its domestic total to 106.4 million dollars.


Torture in bin Laden raid movie ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ merely fiction, says ex-CIA official

Torture in bin Laden raid movie ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ merely fiction, says ex-CIA official Washington, Jan. 7 : Bloody interrogations like those shown in Hollywood movie Zero Dark Thirty, which is based on the hunt for Osama bin Laden, never really happened, a former CIA official, who ran such programs, said.

In a Washington Post article headlined `Sorry Hollywood. What we did wasn''t torture,' Jose Rodriguez wrote that the truth is that no one was bloodied or beaten in the enhanced interrogation programme, which was supervised by him from 2002 to 2007.


Hulk Hogan refiles $100m sex tape lawsuit

Hulk Hogan refiles $100m sex tape lawsuit Washington, Jan. 5 : Hulk Hogan has refiled the 100-million-dollar lawsuit against a website that posted his sex tape online, after he withdrew the case last month.

Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, dismissed the lawsuit against Gawker in federal court without prejudice last month, but refiled it in Florida state court, where he's also suing his sex tape partner Heather Clem
- former wife of radio personality Bubba the Love Sponge.


Hillary Clinton biopic `Hollywood’s most buzzed about script`

Hillary Clinton biopic `Hollywood’s most buzzed about script`Washington, January 4 : One of the hottest political screenplays in Hollywood is about the outgoing secretary of state by a 39-year-old newcomer writer from South Korea, it has been revealed.

Dubbed ‘Rodham’, Young Il Kim’s screenplay follows a 20-something Hillary Rodham as she’s trying to decide between her career and boyfriend.

Her job is that of the youngest attorney on the House Judiciary Committee working to impeach President Richard Nixon, and her boyfriend is Bill Clinton, who was trying to launch his political career in Arkansas.


JFK’s nephew recalls ‘amazing’ meeting with Cuban dictator Castro

JFK’s nephew recalls ‘amazing’ meeting with Cuban dictator Castro New York, Jan. 4 : Christopher Kennedy Lawford, the nephew of the late former President John F. Kennedy, has described an encounter he had with Cuban dictator Fidel Castro in 2001 as "amazing."

Speaking with Huffington Post, Lawford said he sat next to Castro at a screening of the 2000 docudrama "Thirteen Days", which documents the Kennedy administration''s handling of the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962.

This isn''t the first time Lawford has mentioned his feelings about his meeting with Castro.


Yoko Ono reveals the secret behind Beatles’ `divorce`

Washington, December 28 : Newly released recordings of interviews with some of music's biggest names have revealed yet another wrinkle in the decades-long mystery of precisely why the Beatles called it quits.

In a recorded interview, John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono got to the nitty gritty of what she described as a divorce, the Huffington Post reported.

While Ono maintained that Lennon was feeling very good about the breakup, she admitted that some tensions were forming within the band.


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