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If you're a Grey's Anatomy fan, there's probably not much you don't know about the show. But seeing as we're in the doldrums of Summer, we thought we'd put together some of the lesser-known facts about the medical drama. If you do already know some of these trivia bits, then pat yourself on the back, because we dug deep. The guts and gore you see on screen are not human but are in fact a mix of cow organs, chicken fat, and red jello. Fun! Rob Lowe was offered the role of Dr. Derek Shepherd but turned it down to star in a CBS drama called Dr. Vegas, which was canceled after five episodes. Kevin McKidd (aka Dr. Owen Hunt) is Scottish, and hearing his accent will mess you up. Miranda Bailey was the only role written with a character description ("tiny with blonde curls"), but when Chandra Wilson auditioned for the role, »
- Amanda Rosenberg
Britney Spears proved once and for all that she's the queen of pop at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday. She's the third-ever winner of the Millenium Award, and she opened the show with a medley of her greatest hits, including "Work, B*tch," "I'm a Slave 4 U," "Womanizer," and "Toxic." She even gave Crossroads fans (myself included) a shout-out by singing the chorus of Joan Jett's "I Love Rock 'n' Roll." Check it out! »
- Maggie Pehanick
No stranger to making memorable moments on live TV, Britney Spears took the Billboard Music Awards stage on Sunday for an unforgettable performance of her greatest hits.
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Dressed in an uncharacteristically modest red trench coat, Spears kicked off her medley with “Work Bitch,” before shedding her modesty for a steamy — and surprisingly bend-y — performance of “Womanizer.” Then it was back to her Crossroads days for that iconic cover of “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll,” followed by a lesser-known gem, “Breathe on Me.”
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You remember Crossroads, right? The movie, released in 2002, starred Britney Spears as a high school graduate named Lucy. The sweet, naïve brainiac with pop star dreams was—you guessed it!—at a crossroads in her life. Not yet a girl, not yet a woman, she and two childhood friends, played by Taryn Manning and Zoe Saldana, reunited for a cross-country road trip after previously going their separate ways. The comedy, co-starring Dan Aykroyd, Kim Cattrall, Justin Long, and Anson Mount, earned $61.1 million on a $10 million budget. Crossroads also gave Shonda Rhimes her first major screenwriting credit. To celebrate the number of women involved in its production (and to find out how the film was made), Broadly »
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