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Wikileaks: Sony execs worried about stars spreading herpes

Wikileaks: Sony execs worried about stars spreading herpes

Washington, Jun 20 - In new leaked emails released on June 19, it seems Sony executives were worried about the spread of herpes.

The document shows that some stars were asked to fill out questionnaires about their cold sores, Us Magazine reported.

In order to be insured for a film shoot, numerous actors working on projects for the studio were required to fill out and sign a "Cold Sore Questionnaire" and were asked to "describe cold sore locations."

The stars were then pressed to confess when the sore or sores first appeared, admit how long their cold sores generally last, reveal potential triggers, and disclose whether or not they had taken any medications to treat them.


Zoe Saldana admits studios panicked after her pregnancy news

Zoe Saldana admits studios panicked after her pregnancy news

Washington, June 19 : Zoe Saldana has admitted that movie studios panicked when they found out she was pregnant.

The American actress asserted in an interview that she even heard through the grapevine there was even a conversation of her being written off of one of the projects, Us Magazine has reported.

Saldan went back to work after giving birth to her sons last December saying that battle will always be in trying to balance it out and that was the most exhausting thing, the balance of it all. (ANI)


Now you can own Flintstones Bedrock City Theme Park for USD 2M

Now you can own Flintstones Bedrock City Theme Park for USD 2M

Washington, June 10 : There's a good news for every Flintstones fan out there as they can buy the Flintstones Bedrock City Theme Park for 2 million dollars.

This 30 acres modern Stone Age family theme park has the Mt. St. Wilma volcano, larger-than-life Flintstones characters, train rides, Fred's Diner and 60 campsite location for guests who would get tired of traveling, E! Online has reported.

The 73-year-old Linda Speckels, who presently owns the 1960s cartoon series' theme park, has decided to retire and sell this property diligently as she will soon be turning 74 and wants to have some new adventures. (ANI)


Lady Gaga joins New York Governor in fight against sexual assault at US campuses

Lady Gaga joins New York Governor in fight against sexual assault at US campuses

Washington, June 9 : Lady Gaga has joined hands with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to get a bill passed that will help fight sexual assault in college campuses in the city.

The 'Applause' singer wrote an opinion letter along with the 57-year-old governor and urged to introduce new policies extending the responsibility of public campuses in the New York area to protect their students from sexual assault, before the New York State legislative year ends next week, Contactmusic has reported.


Arizona 'Flintstones' theme park up for sale

Arizona 'Flintstones' theme park up for sale

Arizona : "Flintstones" fans with a few million dollars now have a chance to rule over the town of Bedrock and own a page right out of history.

The owner of Flintstones Bedrock City, a northern Arizona theme park designed around the Hanna-Barbera cartoon, is selling the property for USD 2 million.

Linda Speckels says business has been good at the park and campground in Williams, about 30 miles (50 kilometers) south of the Grand Canyon.

But the 73-year-old is ready to retire. She started operating Bedrock City with her husband in 1972.


Vince Vaughn wants 'guns' to protect American schools

Vince Vaughn wants 'guns' to protect American schools

Washington, Jun 2 : Vince Vaughn thinks he has the answer to deter mass shootings, that is, by allowing guns in schools.

The 45-year-old actor said in an interview that it's well known that the greatest defense against an intruder is the sound of a gun hammer being pulled back, Fox News reported.

The 'True Detective' star added that he supports people having a gun in public full stop, not just in your home, noting that people don't have the right to bear arms because of burglars, they have the right to bear arms to resist the supreme power of a corrupt and abusive government.


Elizabeth Smart's dad claims daughter welcomed baby girl 3 months ago

Elizabeth Smart's dad claims daughter welcomed baby girl 3 months ago

Washington, June 1 : American activist Elizabeth Smart's father has said that his daughter welcomed her baby girl three months ago.

Smart's father told one website that her daughter is great, she just had a little baby girl three months ago, Us Magazine reported.

He continued that they wanted all of those people who have been victimized out there to be survivors, to be thrivers, to find their dreams, to find that new hope in life.

The 27-year-old activist married her longtime love Matthew Gilmour in February 2012. (ANI)


Kanye West talks George W. Bush as he accepts honorary doctorate

Kanye West talks George W. Bush as he accepts honorary doctorate

Washington, May 13 : Kanye West is no longer 'The College Dropout,' as he has finally been to graduation with an honorary doctorate from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

In his speech at the commencement ceremony, the 37-year-old rapper, who "didn't know the former US President was an artist," said that George Bush has some very cool self-portraits, People Magazine reported.

The comment came after the 'Stronger' singer, who didn't mention Bush, said "I'm sorry is something that you can use a lot. It gives you opportunity to give your opinion, apologize for it, and give your opinion again. People say you should not be sorry for your opinions." (ANI)


Soon, 'Justice League' animated series to hit Internet

Soon, 'Justice League' animated series to hit Internet

Washington, May 5 : Machinima has teamed up with Warner Bros. Animation and DC Comics to create new online series for comics fans, starting with two seasons of a new Justice League animated series.

' Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles' created by beloved DC Animated Universe mastermind Bruce Timm will debut in June and will focus on darker, alternate versions of Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman with whole new origin stories, the Verge reported.

The show will pave the way to a feature length film, which will be released next month, and a second season due out in 2016. (ANI)


Michelle Obama to appear for last time on David Letterman's show

Michelle Obama to appear for last time on David Letterman's show

Washington, April 30 : Michelle Obama will appear on the 'Late Show With David Letterman' for the last time, before the host takes his leave from the CBS late-night program on May 20.

This would be the fifth appearance of the First Lady, who's also presented the show's "Top Ten Reasons to Watch the Democratic National Convention," on September 5, 2012, and the "Top Ten Fun Facts about Gardening," on June 5, 2012, Deadline.com reported.

The visit will happen just five days after the White House Correspondents' Dinner.

Musical guests Hootie and The Blowfish, who made their network television debut nearly 21 years ago and performed on the show in 1994, would also make their final visit to the show that night. (ANI)


Chelsea Clinton stuns on cover of Elle, gushes over 'perfect' baby daughter

Chelsea Clinton stuns on cover of Elle, gushes over 'perfect' baby daughter

Washington, Apr 11 : Chelsea Clinton has gushed about her baby daughter Charlotte on the cover of the May issue of Elle magazine

The 35-year-old First Daughter, who welcomed daughter Charlotte in September 2014 with her husband of four years, Marc Mezvinsky, said that her whole life is reoriented around her 6-month-old baby in the most blessed sense, Us Magazine reported.

The only child of Bill and Hillary Clinton that she now understands that this is something else that she and Marc talk about all the time, all of the enthusiastic, bombastically spectacular, wonderful things people say about their children, because they also feel and think all those things about Charlotte.


There's going to be off-Broadway musical about Bill, Hillary Clinton in April

There's going to be off-Broadway musical about Bill, Hillary Clinton in April

Washington, Mar 28 : 'Clinton: the Musical' will debut off-Broadway in New York in April, featuring dancing reporters and Lewinsky scandal prosecutor Kenneth Starr singing a number called 'Sexual Relations.'

The play, the brainchild of two Australian brothers Paul and Michael Hodge, celebrates the first baby-boomer president, who preferred briefs to boxers, played a sax on national TV, presided over an economic boom and got himself impeached, CBS News reported.

Paul, who wrote the music and lyrics and co-wrote the story said that the thing that endeared Bill Clinton and continues to endear him to the American public is that he was a very identifiable human being, adding that he was clearly human and he had flaws like everyone.


Harper Lee's new book sparks 'elder abuse' inquiry

Harper Lee's new book sparks 'elder abuse' inquiry

Washington, Mar 13 : Investigators in Alabama are reportedly examining a claim of possible "elder abuse" related to the upcoming publication of the second novel by Harper Lee.

The state of Alabama was investigating the quality of the iconic 88-year-old author's care at the assisted-living facility where she resides, in the wake of ongoing concern over whether she was capable of consenting to the publication of 'Go Set a Watchman,' E! Online reported.


'Picky' actresses likelier to survive in movie industry

'Picky' actresses likelier to survive in movie industry

Washington, Mar 13 - A new study has revealed actresses, who are "picky," are more successful.

The study of Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (MPIfG) in Germany suggested that actresses need to be pickier than men about with whom they work if they want to survive in the movie industry.

Lead author Mark Lutter said that his research indicates that women in the film industry suffer a lack of access to future career opportunities when they tend to work with people who have collaborated frequently in the past.


Sarah Palin gives thumbs up to 'American Sniper', but slams Hollywood

Sarah Palin gives thumbs up to 'American Sniper', but slams HollywoodWashington, Jan 21 : Sarah Palin showed her love for new flick 'American Sniper,' while criticizing Hollywood in a recent Facebook post.

The 50-year-old former Governor of Alaska wrote " Hollywood leftists: while caressing shiny plastic trophies you exchange among one another while spitting on the graves of freedom fighters who allow you to do what you do, just realize the rest of America knows you're not fit to shine Chris Kyle's combat boots.

May the epic " American Sniper" bring nothing but blessings to Taya and the children of this true American hero.


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