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According to the National Enquirer, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have prohibited bad words in their home. "The stars just laid down a strict ban on cursing that applies to them, their six children - and even old family friends who drop by to visit," claims the tabloid item. And it's not just F-bombs Jolie and Pitt have supposedly sworn off. »
- Daniel Jacobson
London, Dec 31: Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has been working on a story inspired by her late mother but insists she will 'never show' the project to anybody.
The 36-year-old stepped behind the camera to make her directorial debut with 'In The Land Of Blood And Honey', a film she penned herself about a romance between a Serbian soldier and a Bosnian woman.
Now Jolie reveals she has also written a tale about her beloved mum Marcheline Bertrand, who died in 2007.
'I've also written a story about my mother after she passed. They are things I will never show anybody but it is nice to spend time with. »
- Shiva Prakash
Katy Perry and Russell Brand previously topped the break-ups list for William Hill experts, who slashed the odds on their love split in 2012 from 6/5 to 10/11 - but the British funnyman filed for divorce on Friday, thus ending that bet.
And now actress Hurley and her sportsman fiance are the showbiz couple next likely to part ways with odds of 4/1, according to William Hill bookmakers.
Take That star Jason Orange is 8/1 on to part from comedienne Catherine Tate, and Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie - along with parents-to-be Beyonce and Jay-z - are at 25/1 to join the broken homes club.
But Prince William and his new bride Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, have a rock solid romance - William Hill bosses are offering odds of 100/1 on them splitting and just 2/5 on them announcing the first celebrity pregnancy of 2012.
In other predictions by the bookies, Lindsay Lohan is 11/10 favourite to be the first star arrested in the New Year, followed by British rock wildman Pete Doherty at 5/2, troubled Courtney Love at 4/1, George Michael at 6/1, and Charlie Sheen at 8/1. »
Angelina Jolie has revealed that her partner Brad Pitt played a key role in helping her develop her directorial debut In the Land of Blood and Honey. Jolie said that it was Pitt who encouraged her to go forward with the Bosnian War film after reading a first draft of her screenplay. "He was the first person to read the script and probably if he had said something negative, we wouldn't be here today," she joked, according to Santa Monica Mirror. "I showed it to him as this kind of private experiment. He took it with him to Japan and called me and said, 'It's really not that bad - it's really pretty good'." She added of Pitt's contribution to In (more) »
- By Justin Harp
'Downton Abbey' has been slammed as "sexless" by 'Upstairs Downstairs' star Neil Jackson. The hunky actor - who portrays chauffer Harry Spargo in the BBC remake of the period drama - claims his co-stars Laura Haddock and Keeley Hawes are much better eye-candy than the likes of their ITV1 rivals Michelle Dockery and Amy Nuttall. He said: "The women in 'Downton Abbey' don't compare to the women in 'Upstairs Downstairs'. Ours are stunning. We've got Laura Haddock, Keeley Hawes, Claire Foy... beautiful women. Laura, who plays Harry's love interest Beryl Ballard, is particularly beautiful. "If Angelina Jolie and Keira Knightley had a love »
Angelina Jolie has announced that she will donate some of the proceeds from her new film In The Land of Blood and Honey's soundtrack to charity. Jolie will give the money to the Bosnian organisation Sos Children's Villages, which helps disadvantaged kids in the war-torn region where In The Land of Blood and Honey is set. "We are happy that a portion of the proceeds from the film's soundtrack will support Sos Children's Villages in Bosnia and Herzegovina to provide stable, family-based homes to children, regardless of religion, ethnicity or gender, who do not have their own families to care for them," (more) »
- By Justin Harp
"As an American actor, I don't have the depth of emotion and understanding and the commitment to art and the ability that people have from this region of the world. They're well beyond me when it comes to being an artist." Angelina Jolie was as humble as you can imagine a world-famous actress to be from the moment she sat down at the press conference for In The Land Of Blood And Honey, her directorial debut that she swears she never intended to make. A good amount of the press conference focused on her cast, all from the Serbia/Bosnia region and all with distinct memories of the bloody civil war that serves as the backdrop for In The Land of Blood and Honey, which Jolie describes as "a love story that could have been if not for war." Each member of the cast, as you can see in the »
Clive Owen is a respected actor, who starred in a number of acclaimed theater productions in the U.K. before going on to become a major TV star, thanks to Stephen Poliakoff's "Close My Eyes" and the popular TV series "Chancer." After starring in Mike Hodges' surprise hit "Croupier," he became a fully-fledged movie star too, with supporting roles in "The Bourne Identity" and "Gosford Park" turning into lead roles, opposite Angelina Jolie in "Beyond Borders," in Robert Rodriguez's "Sin City," and an Oscar-nominated turn in "Closer." He even starred in one of the very best films of the last decade, Alfonso Cuaron's astonishing dystopia "Children of Men." But things haven't been so great of late. Starring vehicles like "Duplicity," "The International" and "The Boys Are Back" underwhelmed, and even a decent performance in an underrated film like »
Washington, Dec 30: Tim Tebow was voted as the most desirable celebrity to have next door, while the cast of Jersey Shore was chosen as the least desirable neighbours, in a poll conducted by a real estate website.
Interestingly, the real estate blog reported several celebrities ranked on both the most desirable. »
- Smith Cox
London, Dec 30: Angelina Jolie has revealed that apart from her other pursuits she also writes stories, but doesn't intend to share them with the world.
The 36-year-old star, who stepped behind the camera to make her directorial debut with In The Land Of Blood And Honey, reveals she has also written a tale about her beloved mum Marcheline Bertrand, who died in 2007, but refuses to make it public.
"I've also written a story about my mother after she passed," the Daily Express quoted Jolie as saying.
"They are things I will never show anybody but it is nice to spend time with people and characters, in this private. »
- Meeta Kabra
Actress-turned-director Angelina Jolie has been working on a story inspired by her late mother but insists she will "never show" the project to anybody.
The Tomb Raider star stepped behind the camera to make her directorial debut with In The Land Of Blood And Honey, a film she penned herself about a romance between a Serbian soldier and a Bosnian woman.
Now Jolie reveals she has also written a tale about her beloved mum Marcheline Bertrand, who died in 2007, but refuses to make it public.
She says, "I've also written a story about my mother after she passed. They are things I will never show anybody but it is nice to spend time with people and characters in this private world."
The Hollywood star recently admitted she has also put pen to paper for a script about Afghanistan, but maintained she lacks the "confidence" to put it into production. »
Did Jennifer Aniston elope with boyfriend Justin Theroux? Is Brad Pitt's ex-wife once again married? Did she beat Brad and Angelina Jolie to the altar? Did she really pull off a secret wedding? Not yet. According to Gossip Cop, Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux did not elope, despite what they call "a completely inaccurate story from Star magazine claiming they were secretly wed in Cabo." Cabo would be nice for a wedding this time of year. More Jennifer Aniston celebrity news... The couple did send out joint Christmas cards. The couple - who have been dating since earlier this year - have sent festive greetings to their close family and friends and made donations in their names to the St Jude's Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee and the Best Friends Animal Society in Utah. According to gossip website laineygossip.com, the card greeting reads: "We wish you and »
Angelina Jolie has insisted that she was "moved" by the real-life struggles in her directorial debut In The Land of Blood and Honey. The Hollywood star told Reuters that the Bosnian War film struck a deep emotional chord within her. "I didn't go into this wanting to be a director, I went into this film because I was moved by the themes," Jolie explained. "It wasn't a normal film experience for me, it was an education every day in humanity and in unity, and also getting to know a culture." Jolie also expressed regrets that she didn't pay more attention in her youth to the humanitarian crisis that was caused by the Bosnian War. "As I looked into Bosnia - because this was [when] I was a teenager - I felt (more) »
- By Justin Harp
On the surface, In the Land of Blood and Honey seems like a vanity project of sorts for its maker, Angelina Jolie. After all, the actress/humanitarian/super-mom is one of the few figures in Hollywood who could strive to make a Bosnian War-set Romeo and Juliet with subtitles and actually get it done. Yet the finished project suggests that we might have found a new director to watch. Jolie brings a sincere, serious vision to this ambitious enterprise. Crafted with a veteran’s skill, the film ably traverses a range of emotions, from the intimate warmth of bedside scenes to the cold, calculated brutality of war at its most horrific. Shooting mostly in Hungary but working with an all-Bosnian cast, Jolie brings alive the terrible, destructive ethnic conflict that erupted between 1992 and 1995, after the former Yugoslavia split apart. Her narrative imparts the conflict’s heartaches through its focus on the forbidden, strife-ridden »
- Robert Levin
The past month was full of exciting moments for some of Hollywood's biggest stars. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie caused a stir at multiple premieres for her directing debut, In the Land of Blood and Honey, and Robert Pattinson hit the town in La. Jennifer Garner had Seraphina's help with their holiday shopping, while Kate Middleton wore Alexander McQueen to a gala with both Princes Harry and William. Lots more went down, so click through to see the best December photos and don't forget to vote for the biggest headlines of 2011! View Slideshow › »
- Katie Henry
Pitt and Angelina Jolie edged out Aniston and her actor/writer beau Justin Theroux by just one per cent in the annual Zillow survey, which determines which stars Americans would most like to live next door to.
Newly single Jennifer Lopez and music heavyweights Jay-z and Beyonce also made the list, while the undesirables clearly not welcome on the block were led by Charlie Sheen (21 per cent), Lindsay Lohan (14 per cent) and reality TV star Kim Kardashian (13 per cent). »
Part of Tim Tebow's appeal is that he's a polite, nice, guy-next-door type of dude -- and apparently, America has taken that quite literally as the Denver Broncos quarterback was recently voted the celebrity Americans most want as their next-door neighbor.
Real estate research company Zillow polled U.S. residents for the fifth year in a row, and found that Tebow is the most desirable celebrity neighbor, with 14 percent of males and 7 percent of females voting for the Qb. Following the 24-year-old were celebrity couples Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt with 10 percent of the vote and Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux with 9 percent.
However, there's one major thing to note -- most people surveyed would rather not have a star living next door at all. A whopping 42 percent of people would prefer an average joe next-door neighbor.
The actress has stepped behind the camera to make her directorial debut for the movie, which she wrote about a romance between a Serbian soldier and a Bosnian woman.
And Jolie, who is a keen philanthropist, has vowed to hand over some of the profits from the soundtrack to the Sos Children's Villages program in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The charity helps youths in the region who are still suffering from the impact of the Balkans war in the 1990s.
Jolie says, "We are happy that a portion of the proceeds from the film's soundtrack will support Sos Children's Villages in Bosnia and Herzegovina to provide stable, family-based homes to children, regardless of religion, ethnicity or gender, who do not have their own families to care for them." »
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Real estate site Zillow has conducted its annual Celebrity Neighbor Survey and 11% of Americans would like Denver Broncos Qb Tim Tebow to be living next door, followed by Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt and their brood (10%), and Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux (9%). People Americans would least like to be neighbors with were Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan and Kim Kardashian.
Kim Kardashian's soon-to-be ex-husband Kris Humphries says he's Ok with getting booed because it gives him "motivation." New Jersey Nets coach Avery Johnson is puzzled by the whole thing saying, "I'm trying to figure it out -- what did he do?" and is encouraging fans to keep booing him since he's played very well so far this season.
Deion Sanders' wife Pilar found out Prime Time was divorcing her on TMZ.com.
Tiger Woods' former mistress Rachel Uchitel tweeted pics of her new baby bump with new husband Matt Hahn. »
- reelz reelz
Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber have been named the most charitable stars of 2011. The pop superstar, who is a vocal campaigner for gay rights, came in at number one on the Celebs Gone Good Top 20 list, compiled by DoSomething.org, which praises stars for their philanthropic efforts over the last 12 months. Baby singer Bieber claimed second place, just days after he made a pre-Christmas (2011) trip to visit a local food bank in his native Canada. The singer is also a supporter of children's charity Pencils of Promise, while he has vowed to donate some of the proceeds from his newly-released holiday album, Under The Mistletoe, to charity. Hollywood actor George Clooney was in third place, ahead of Will Smith and his wife Jada, and eco-friendly star Leonardo DiCaprio. Philanthropic couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie came in eighth. © WENN »
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