4 items from 2013
Charo is not a fan of Sofia Vergara. “Sofia Vergara is Charo With diarrhea.” Sofia responded at the red carpet for Machete Kills by saying “Of course she doesn’t like it. No one likes being compared with someone else, especially someone younger.”
Let’s please take a moment to mourn. The Eleventh Doctor is finished. They’ve wrapped the Christmas episode. You weren’t my favorite Matt Smith, but we will miss you.
According to Gene Simmons, Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse aren’t music icons. “From 1984 until today, name one superstar that’s bigger than their music, and not just somebody that’s recorded one or two records, but another Queen or another AC/DC, or somebody with a body of work? You can’t name one. Kurt Cobain — no, »
- Ed Kennedy
Lionsgate has upped Taryn Manning to a series regular for the second season of its Netflix series Orange Is The New Black. Netflix last month ordered a second season of the prison dramedy, in which Manning plays Tiffany ‘Pennsatucky’ Doggett on the show – a meth addict who is the youngest of six children born to drug and alcohol addicted parents in rural Virginia. Manning, who’s repped by Apa, Oren Segal of Radius Entertainment, and Felker Toczek Gellman Suddleson Llp, recently completed shooting Low Down, from writer/producer Jeff Preiss, opposite John Hawkes, Elle Fanning, Ezra Miller, Glenn Close, Tim Daly, Peter Dinklage and Flea. Credits for Manning include guest gigs on Hawaii Five-o and Sons Of Anarchy; film-wise, her credits include Love Ranch, Hustle & Flow, Cold Mountain, 8 Mile, A Lot Like Love, White Oleander, Crazy/Beautiful and Crossroads. »
- THE DEADLINE TEAM
The Jeff Preiss-directed film centres around a 1960s jazz pianist (Hawkes) who plays with the greats, but also struggles with heroin addiction. The action is seen through the eyes of his daughter (Fanning).
Manning will play a failed actress and sometime junkie who struggles to care for her son. Close and Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea's roles have not been revealed.
Close, meanwhile, has been »
In 1993, "Hollywood Madam" Heidi Fleiss was busted for running a high-class prostitution ring that catered to an elite but undisclosed clientele. Nearly two decades after her very public arrest, trial and 20 months in jail (due to tax evasion and money laundering), Heidi is now back in the sex business, helping to renovate Dennis Hof's Love Ranch, a brothel in Crystal, Nevada.
In this clip from "Oprah: Where Are They Now?", Heidi takes cameras inside this newly updated brothel, showing off recent renovations -- ever seen a $6,000 showerhead? -- and revealing plans for the continued renovations to make the brothel even more inviting. Of course, Heidi says, it's been a lot of work to get Dennis Hof's Love Ranch up to her standards.
"We bought it from a 200-year-old pimp," Heidi jokes in the clip. "Really, this [brothel] was very similar to a women's penitentiary. Even how you entered: You »
- Lisa Capretto
4 items from 2013
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