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2008-07-23 09:00:06

"It was more disconcerting than I anticipated. I expected it to be a breeze." The actress on reprising her role for "The X Files" movie, which opens Friday The altercation started when Omarosa Manigault- Stallworth first walked onto the daytime talk show and said she was displeased with Williams' introduction of her and would not be disrespected. Things got uglier when Williams grabbed Omarosa's book cover to hold it up to the camera, and Omarosa snatched it back out of Williams' hand. The...

2008-07-17 21:00:26

By Lacey Storer, St. Joseph News-Press, Mo. Jul. 17--The Emmy nominations were announced this morning, and a new category has been added to the awards lineup: Best reality show host. Nominated are: Jeff Probst for "Survivor," Howie Mandel for "Deal or No Deal," Heidi Klum for "Project Runway," Tom Bergeron for "Dancing with the Stars," and Ryan Seacrest for "American Idol." I'm not sure how I feel about the addition of this category, since I've long believed that these people have about...

2008-07-16 18:00:00

THE winner of the search to find Nancy for the new West End production of Oliver! is the latest star to join the Faenol Festival line-up. Jodie Prenger will join John Barrowman, one of the judges who voted for her on the BBC's I'll Do Anything, for the musicals gala at the Faenol Estate on August 24. Bryn Terfel said: "This year's musical theatre gala brings an incredible line-up of West End stars together - she is a welcome addition." After winning the role of Nancy, Prenger will...

2008-07-14 18:00:26

THE father of the man found dead in Michael Barrymore's swimming pool is to attend the opening night of the entertainer's Edinburgh Fringe show, it has been reported. Terry Lubbock, father of 31-year-old Stuart Lubbock, who was found dead after a party at Mr Barrymore's home in 2001, said the television veteran holds the key to unanswered questions over his son's death. He will attend Mr Barrymore's dramatic debut in Surviving Spike, about the life of comedian Spike Milligan, it was...

2008-07-10 00:00:18

Actress Shilpa Shetty may not be a popular heroine anymore in India, but in the UK the Shilpa fever still soars. And, it is this Brit popularity that brought to the fore the resurrection of a film - Humsaaya: The Shadow - that was shelved a long time ago. The film, which has Dino Morea in the lead, was shelved due to differences between the producers. However, with Shilpa's Big Brother win, a UK production house has shown interest in the project, and in all probability the film will...

2008-06-24 02:29:55

PASADENA, Calif. _ Being a smart aleck know-it-all might not be a passport to success in most circles, but it's done wonders for Piers Morgan. The acerbic British judge on NBC's "America's Got Talent" was hired for precisely those qualities. It's no accident that Morgan serves as the Simon Cowell of the talent show. It was Cowell who got him the job. "Simon rang me up and said, 'Get on a plane to my L.A. home NOW, you've got an interview with NBC, and it's 50-50. And if you do a good...

2006-08-31 17:08:04

NEW YORK (Reuters) - She's fired! Carolyn Kepcher, a Trump organization executive famous for her role as a tough-talking judge on the hit television reality show "The Apprentice," is being replaced on the show by his daughter and is no longer with the company, a Trump representative said on Thursday. The representative declined further comment, but the New York Post said Donald Trump's TV sidekick was fired after spending too much time cultivating her own celebrity with speaking...

2006-08-03 08:15:58

By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Simon Cowell gets booed, Piers Morgan reduces kids to tears and "Supernanny" Jo Frost marches screaming American children to the "naughty chair." Long cast as the villains in Hollywood movies, Britons with cut-glass accents and brutal put-downs are enjoying new success as the bad boys (and girls) of U.S. reality television. Call it refreshing honesty or simply a British penchant for sarcasm -- Americans seem to be loving it. "American Idol"...

2006-05-16 12:51:09

By Richard C. Lewis PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (Reuters) - Richard Hatch, the first winner of the hit reality-television show "Survivor," was sentenced on Tuesday to four years and three months in federal prison for tax evasion. Once described by a fellow contestant as a "snake," the $1 million jackpot winner on "Survivor" in 2000 also was ordered to undergo psychological counseling upon release and file amended income tax returns for 2000 and 2001 that fully reflect his winnings....

2006-05-16 12:43:43

By Richard C. Lewis PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (Reuters) - Richard Hatch, the first winner of the hit reality-television show "Survivor," was sentenced on Tuesday to four years and three months in federal prison for tax evasion. Once described by a fellow contestant as a "snake," the $1 million jackpot winner on "Survivor" in 2000 also was ordered to undergo psychological counseling upon release and file amended income tax returns for 2000 and 2001 that fully reflect his winnings....


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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