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Gigli Named Worst Romantic Comedy

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Gigli Named Worst Romantic Comedy
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez movie Gigli has been named the Worst Romantic Comedy of all time in a new St. Valentine's Day poll.

The film was slated by critics and shunned by cinemagoers when it was released in 2003, causing it to flop badly - much like Affleck and Lopez's real-life romance.

It was pulled from theatres after just three weeks, earned its stars Razzie Awards and now comes out top in's new list of of the worst.

Editors picked Gigli above Paris Hilton's movie flop The Hottie & the Nottie; American Idol spin-off From Justin to Kelly and Ellen DeGeneres' Mr Wrong.

The top 10 as follows:

1) Gigli, 2003

2) The Hottie & the Nottie, 2008

3) From Justin to Kelly, 2003

4) Mr Wrong, 1996

5) The Beautician and the Beast, 1997

6) Dirty Love, 2005

7) Mannequin: On The Move, 1991

8) Because I Said So, 2007

9) Summer Catch, 2001

10) All About Steve, 2009.

Myers' Love Guru Sweeps Razzies

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Myers' Love Guru Sweeps Razzies
Mike Myers was shamed as the "worst actor in Hollywood" at the 2009 Golden Raspberries, a spoof movie awards ceremony.

The comedian's film The Love Guru dominated the 29th annual event, taking home Razzies for worst picture, screenplay and actor on Saturday - a day before the Academy Awards celebrates Tinseltown's finest.

Paris Hilton scored a triple dishonour, winning awards for worst actress for her part in The Hottie and the Nottie and worst supporting actress for her cameo in Repo! The Genetic Opera.

Hilton was also included in the worst screen couple alongside her Hottie co-stars, Christine Lakin and Joel David Moore.

Neither the heiress nor funnyman Myers were present to collect their gold spray-painted Raspberry statuettes.

Pierce Brosnan was named worst supporting actor for his singing turn in Mamma Mia!, while the worst-director Razzie went to Uwe Boll for his three films In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale, 1968 Tunnel Rats, and Postal.

Love Guru Leads Razzie Awards

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Love Guru Leads Razzie Awards
Mike Myers' comedy The Love Guru is leading this year's Golden Raspberry Awards after scoring seven nominations at the naming and shaming of the year's worst movies.

Funnyman Myers is nominated in the Worst Actor category, and his castmates Sir Ben Kingsley and Verne Troyer also received Worst Supporting Actor nods for their performances in the comedy, about a spiritual healer.

Other actors up for the Worst Actor dishonour include Mark Wahlberg (The Happening and Max Payne) and Al Pacino, who garnered nods for both 88 Minutes and Righteous Kill.

The Love Guru is also up for the Worst Picture Award, competing with M Night Shyamalan's ecological thriller The Happening, Paris Hilton's farce The Hottie and the Nottie, Disaster Movie, Meet the Spartans and In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale.

The hotel heiress gets three nods for her turn in the comedy picture, as well as another Worst Actress nomination for Repo! The Genetic Opera.

Hilton will compete for that gong against Jessica Alba (The Love Guru and The Eye), the stars of The Women (Annette Bening, Eva Mendes, Debra Messing, Jada Pinkett-Smith and Meg Ryan), What Happened In Vegas' Cameron Diaz and Kate Hudson for both Fool's Gold and My Best Friend.s Girl.

The winners will be announced at a ceremony in Hollywood on 21 February - a day before the Academy Awards take place.

Cruise, Wahlberg And Reeves On Razzies Ballot

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Cruise, Wahlberg And Reeves On Razzies Ballot
Movie hunks Tom Cruise, Mark Wahlberg and Keanu Reeves have been named and shamed on the ballot of this year's initial Golden Raspberry Award nominees.

The trio is among those up for the Worst Actor dishonour at the Razzies ceremony on the eve of the Oscars.

The ballot nominations, which were announced on Wednesday, also feature Meet The Spartans, Speed Racer, High School Musical 3, The Happening, Meet Dave and Paris Hilton's The Hottie + The Nottie as the Worst Film nods.

Meanwhile, Cruise is nominated for his role in Valkyrie, Wahlberg for The Happening and Reeves for The Day The Earth Stood Still.

Hilton is the red-hot favourite to land the Worst Actress gong, but Jessica Alba, Reese Witherspoon and Diane Keaton have also been nominated.

The final nominations for the awards will be released on 21 January.

Paris To Be Harvard's Woman of the Year

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Paris To Be Harvard's Woman of the Year
Paris Hilton is heading to Harvard University, but not to study - she will be named its Woman of the Year. The socialite is scheduled to stop by the Cambridge, Massachusetts institution on February 6 during a promotional tour for her new movie The Hottie And The Nottie. And claims she will pick up the award from Harvard's Hasty Pudding Club the very next day. Previous Women of the Year include Scarlett Johansson, Halle Berry and Sarah Jessica Parker.

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