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Anthony Kiedis Rocks Whole Child International Gala

The Earl and Countess Spencer hosted Whole Child International’s inaugural fundraising gala in Los Angeles at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel last week, along with Co-Chairs Giselle Fernandez, Teri & Ken Hertz, Nina & Harvey Karp, Lauren King, Deborah Klein, Fran & John Lasker, and Robin & Dr. Alfredo Trento.

Anthony Kiedis and Josh Klinghoffer

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Sir Ken Robinson served as Master of Ceremonies for the event, which also included an acoustic performance by Anthony Kiedis and Josh Klinghoffer of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and a very special live auction. Additional attendees included Shohreh Aghdashloo, Catherine Bach, Angie Harmon, British Consul General Michael Howells, Chandler Kinney, Frank Mancuso, Nancy Moonves, Renee Olstead, Terri Seymour, and Canadian Consul General James Villeneuve.

Sir Ken Robinson welcomed guests to the event with a few words about the importance of childcare and education, not just in our own homes, but globally.
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Anthony Kiedis To Perform At Whole Child International Fundraising Gala

The Earl and Countess Spencer, along with Co-Chairs Wallis Annenberg, James Baker, Giselle Fernandez, Teri & Ken Hertz, Nina & Harvey Karp, Lauren & Richard King, Deborah Klein & Mort Marcus, Fran & John Lasker, Yana & Leon Max, and Robin & Dr. Alfredo Trento, announced today that Whole Child International will hold its inaugural fundraising gala in Los Angeles on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.

Sir Ken Robinson will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the event, which will include a special performance by Anthony Kiedis and Josh Klinghoffer of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and a not-to-be-missed auction where guests will be able to bid on exclusive one-of-a-kind items.

Countess Spencer founded Whole Child International in 2004 with the aim of improving the quality of care for vulnerable children worldwide. There are millions of at risk children around the world that are being raised on an assembly line, growing up in empty rooms and deprived of stable,
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Thrifty, Zombie, Man's, Cowboy, Play Adapted

New Line and producer Beau Flynn ("San Andreas") are developing a film adaptation of Jonathan Stokes' upcoming book series "The Thrifty Time Traveler's Guide".

The story follows a future time-travel agency which puts together affordable vacation packages to history's biggest events. The first books will span Ancient Egypt, the Roman Empire, the Middle Ages and WWII.

Meanwhile, Michael J. Roth and Steve Longi have acquired feature film and TV rights to the Off Broadway musical-comedy "Zombie Prom". Vince Marcello and Mark Landry will pen and Marcello will helm the feature film adaptation.

The musical-comedy homage to the musicals and films of the 1950s tells the story of a forbidden romance between the rebellious bad boy Jonny and the good girl Toffee. After falling into a nuclear reactor, Jonny returns to his love as a zombie.

Next up, Fuego Films is teaming with Emmy-winning journalist Giselle Fernandez and have hired
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Holocaust Memoir ‘Man’s Search For Meaning’ Heading To Screen

Exclusive: Viktor Frankl’s groundbreaking Holocaust memoir Man’s Search For Meaning is finally heading for the big screen. Fuego Films, the feature partnership between Ben Silverman and Hands Of Stone producer Jay Weisleder, has teamed with Emmy-winning journalist Giselle Fernandez to secure the book. Fernandez landed the option through her F Squared production banner. They’ve set Adam Gibgot to write the script. Frankl, a psychotherapist and contemporary of Sigmund…
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Roberto Clemente Biopic in the Works at Legendary

Legendary Pictures is developing a movie based on the life of the late Roberto Clemente, the first Latino inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Legendary has acquired life rights from Clemente’s family and movie rights to David Maraniss’ biography “Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseball’s Last Hero.”

Legendary made the deal two years after releasing Jackie Robinson biopic “42,” which turned in a solid performance at the box office with nearly $100 million in domestic grosses.

Ben Silverman and Jay Weisleder are producing through their Fuego Films banner along with Legendary. Giselle Fernandez and Sandra Condito are the executive producers.

The Puerto Rican was universally respected as a passionate player and humanitarian. He played 18 seasons for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1955 through 1972, was an All-Star for 12 seasons and got his 3,000th hit in his final at bat. He died in an aviation accident on Dec. 31, 1972, while attempting to deliver
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Giselle Fernandez & Husband Split -- Newsflash: It's Over... And I'm Rich

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Journalist and TV host Giselle Fernandez just lost 180 pounds ... by dumping her husband after 11 years of marriage ... and according to legal docs, she's quick to point out ... she makes a fortune.52-year-old Fernandez filed for legal separation from business exec John Farrand on Friday, citing irreconcilable differences.And this is interesting ... Giselle is Not asking for spousal support, saying in her docs, "I was the breadwinner." Giselle claims she typically works 40 hours a week and earns an impressive $41,667 per month.
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President Obama Returns To La For Fundraiser

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President Obama Returns To La For Fundraiser
The Hollywood Reporter states President Obama will be returning to Los Angeles October 24 for a fundraiser. The purpose of the fundraiser will be specifically aimed at gaining Latino support. According to the article, no location has been set for the fundraiser, but the invitations will be out soon. The event is being organized by a group of Hispanic Obama supporters called the Futuro Fund, and the co-hosts of the event will be attorney Manny Sanchez and news anchor Giselle Fernandez. In order to attend the event, donations must be made within the range of $1,250 to $35,800. As far as my political analysis, Obama could gain more Latino support...
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Maria Shriver Announces Women's Conference Lineup

Maria Shriver has announced the lineup for this year’s Women’s Conference, to be held from Sunday, October 24 through Tuesday, October 26 at the Long Beach Convention Center.

“Our theme this year is ’It’s Time’ – and we are hoping The Women’s Conference inspires women to see this challenging moment in history as an opportunity to come together and transform ourselves, our communities and our world as Architects of Change,” she wrote in the Huffington Post. "I could not be more proud to disclose this amazing lineup, which will be led by Laila Ali, Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz, Martha Beck, Mary J. Blige, Erin Brockovich, Campbell Brown, Deepak Chopra, Rosario Dawson, Paula Deen, Giada De Laurentiis, Linda Ellerbee, Giselle Fernandez, Sally Field, Jane Fonda, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, David Gregory, Arianna Huffington, Women for Hire CEO Tory Johnson, Donna Karan, Billie Jean King, New York Times Columnist Nicholas Kristof,
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Pereira tapped KTLA co-anchor

Pereira tapped KTLA co-anchor
After a lengthy search and a series of on-air tryouts, KTLA-TV Los Angeles has named Michaela Pereira as the new co-anchor of KTLA Morning News. Pereira, who will work alongside Carlos Amezcua, weatherman Mark Kriski and entertainment reporter Sam Rubin, comes to KTLA after working at cable network TechTV since 2001 as an anchor on several programs that earned her two Northern California Emmy Awards. Pereira replaces Giselle Fernandez, who left Morning News in August (HR 8/3).

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