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2010-06-29 11:32:00

Organization's Supporters Meet with SOS Children and Families in Cape Town during 2010 FIFA World Cup WASHINGTON, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SOS Children's Villages, a global organization that focuses on family-based, long-term care of children, welcomed acclaimed actor Djimon Hounsou and his wife, Kimora Lee Simmons, to its Village in Cape Town, South Africa. The couple toured the area, visited with the children, and expressed their support for SOS Children's Villages worldwide....

2009-06-03 14:28:15

U.S. fashion designer and reality TV personality Kimora Lee Simmons says she and her actor beau Djimon Hounsou named their newborn son Kenzo Lee Hounsou. Usmagazine.com said Simmons announced the baby's name on her Twitter page Wednesday. Born last Saturday, the child is the couple's first. He weighed in at 8 pounds and 20 ounces. Simmons also has two older daughters with her ex-husband, hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons.

2009-06-01 11:05:00

Kimora Lee Simmons' publicist says the model and reality show star has given birth to a son in Los Angeles. The child was born Saturday and is the first for Simmons -- the ex-wife of hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons -- and her current beau, film actor Djimon Hounsou. The newborn's name had not yet been publicly announced. Kimora and Djimon are the proud parents of a new baby boy. Both mother and child are doing great, Simmons' representative told TV's Access Hollywood. Simmons also has two...

2009-01-16 12:47:03

U.S. model and fashion designer Kimora Lee Simmons is pregnant with her first child by her Benin-born actor beau Djimon Hounsou, a source told Usmagazine.com. The magazine did not indicate in its report when the baby is due or what its gender is. Simmons, who is the head of the Baby Phat fashion house, also has two young daughters from her marriage to hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons. They separated in 2006 and were officially divorced in 2008 after nearly 10 years of marriage. Simmons...

2008-10-08 12:00:23

Helen Mirren, Jeremy Irons, Djimon Hounsou and Russell Brand reportedly have signed on for the big-screen adaptation of William Shakespeare's "The Tempest." The Hollywood Reporter said Julie Taymor is directing the film version of Shakespeare's supernatural play. Taymor previously adapted a tragedy written by Shakespeare for her film "Titus" and directed last year's movie musical "Across the Universe." She also was the mastermind behind the critically acclaimed stage version of "The Lion...

2008-08-18 12:00:34

By Alan Little LARS AND THE REAL GIRL (12) **** 1/2 WRITTEN by Nancy Oliver, Craig Gillespie's funny yet moving love story revolves around painfully shy Lars Lindstrom (Ryan Gosling) and his infatuation with a life-size love doll. The lonely office worker lives in an outhouse in the backyard of the family home where his older brother Gus (Paul Schneider) and wife Karin (Emily Mortimer) are preparing for the birth of their first child. Out of the blue, Lars informs them that he...

2005-07-11 16:10:51

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - Russell Crowe's character may have been killed off at the end of the Oscar-winning movie "Gladiator," but that doesn't mean there won't be a sequel, Crowe's co-star, Djimon Hounsou, said on Monday. Crowe won an Oscar for his role as a Roman general who is betrayed by a jealous prince and returns to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge. Benin-native Hounsou played an African slave who fights alongside him in the Colosseum. Speaking in New York to...

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