With many movies, especially the recent glut of remakes, it’s easy to figure out why they’re being made. But others, including three releases from this week — Passion Play, The Beaver, and Hobo with a Shotgun — have plots so implausible that they must be jokes, we thought, until they actually came to theaters. Find out how aliens, hand puppets, angel wings, deadly snakes, and mythical characters all made it to the big screen, and whether they made good on their promises to entertain. More
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Ah, Hollywood. Celebrity bodyguard Kris Herzog (pictured) – who has worked with celebrities like Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian, and Oksana Grigorieva – has a tell-all book coming out. Until then, though, he’s teasing us with potential spoilers about the book. In an interview with Celeb Dirty Laundry, he said: More
After singlehandedly rescuing – and destroying – The View, always-controversial Rosie O’Donnell is returning to televison with a show on the new Oprah Winfrey network. And it sounds like she’s back to her old tricks. More
In a terrible PR move, Jodie Foster continues to defend Mel Gibson. Has she been living under a rock for the past decade? (Dlisted)
Apparently, Amanda Bynes is hooking up with Miley Cyrus’ ex-boyfriend. (Oh No They Didn’t!)
Britney Spears‘ former bodyguard claims he has nude photos that she sent to him. He also claims she used to expose herself to him until he bought her cans of soda. Not much else to say. (The Superficial)
Charlie Sheen officially got the ax from Two and a Half Men. He also refers to one of the producers as “whatshiscock.” (The Frisky)
In case you’ve been living under a rock in the past week, you’ve probably heard about designer John Galliano‘s getting suspended from Christian Dior after he reportedly unleashed a string of anti-Semitic remarks in a cafe and was arrested. Now, another woman is stepping forward and released a video of him ranting, saying to her, “I love Hitler” and “People like you would be dead. Your mothers, your forefathers, would all be f****** gassed.” He also calls her ugly. None of the people he insulted actually were Jewish, but John Galliano must have believed they were (stereotype much?). Nevertheless, everyone who was on the receiving end of the remarks was horrified at his hateful words.
It appears that John Galliano might be an anti-Semite, or at the very least, a giant asshole. Unfortunately, he’s not the one to make himself look like an anti-Semite, or at least put his foot in his mouth big-time. Here are some celebrities who have made anti-Semitic statements in the past. More
In case you missed the Oscars, we’ve found a way to keep you in the loop. Here’s the full list of the 2011 Oscars winners. (People)
The only drug Charlie Sheen is on is “Charlie Sheen” … or so he claims. Here’s a video clip of Charlie’s upcoming ABC interview, which premieres on Tuesday, March 1, on ABC. (Perez Hilton)
After Mel Gibson‘s DUI-related anti-semitic rant four years ago, the world seemed pretty shocked to hear of the actor’s apparently deeply-rooted racism. But Winona Ryder claims she’s known about Mel’s bigotry for years, claiming he’s both anti-semitic and homophobic — and in no way shy about letting those opinions out. In an interview with GQ, Winona explained: More
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Yesterday, we reported the modern-day Prince and Pauper tale of a pair of similar Beaver parody videos: One, a humble Funny or Die web piece and the other a segment from ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live. Both intercut the trailer with chioce portions of Mel Gibson‘s infamous phone calls to Oksana Grigorieva. Our interview with the Funny or Die video’s creator led us to believe that his idea may have been thefted by Jimmy and co., but the show’ co-head writer, Gary Greenberg, cleared the rumor up:
“While it may seem implausible that more than one party could conceive such a groundbreaking idea simultaneously, that is the case. In fact, five of our nine writers pitched the identical idea. We have never stolen anything from anyone.”
Over the weekend, a video parodying the trailer for Mel Gibson’s new movie, Beaver, hit the web. On Monday, a very similar video aired on Jimmy Kimmel Live. The two vids, brilliant in their obviousness, intercut the trailer with Mel Gibson’s infamous phone calls to ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva.
The trailer on Kimmel wasn’t the exact same one but rather makes use of the phone call conceit. Of course it’s possible that Jimmy’s writers simply had the same idea — it is the logical joke, after all. However, the original video was on the front page of Funny or Die and heavily linked around the web. And here’s the kicker: On Monday, one of the video’s creators, Dan Samiljan, tweeted a link to the video at Jimmy Kimmel. Then, a day later, he was blocked from Jimmy’s account. Dan explained the situation to us: More
Mel Gibson Going For Another Slam-Dunk With The Beaver? – The Internet is grudgingly admitting that the trailer to Gibson’s first post-wife-beating film doesn’t look that bad. Hey, the man may be insane, but he does know how to create a compelling narrative! (The Frisky)
Mel Gibson claimed he slapped, not punched, Oksana – Aw, who says chivalry’s dead? Not Mel, who claims he abused his ex in a different manner that the way she said he abused her. Ugh! (PopEater)
Jessica Simpson is engaged to boyfriend Eric Johnson. Translation: Suck it Nick Lachey! (US)
Mel Gibson may have gotten blackballed from The Hangover 2, but Bill Clinton made the cut. The former president is filming a cameo for the sequel in Bangkok.(People)
Taylor Momsen thinks her parents abused her by making her a child actress. But look how cute she was! (celebuzz)
Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps may be dating one time Gastineau Girls star Brittny Gastineau. (TMZ)
Yess. We love Lizzy Caplan. And the former Party Down star has signed on guest-star in Mr. Sunshine, a new ABC sitcom starring Matthew Perry and Alison Janney. More