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5 Actors Who Overindulged for the Sake of the Craft

Think chugging microwaved ice cream

(Newser) - Thanksgiving is coming up, and in the spirit of overindulgence, MEL magazine offers up a list of "the disgusting ways actors have gained weight for their roles." A sampling:
  • Forget articles about "how to lose 30 pounds in 30 days." George Clooney reportedly gained 30 pounds
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Rocky Spinoff Creed Is Surprisingly Good

One critic says it's the best Rocky film since the original

(Newser) - The son of former heavyweight champion Apollo Creed turns up in Philadelphia to be trained by his dead father's once-opponent Rocky Balboa in Creed —a movie cheered by critics, who give it a 94% rating on Rotten Tomatoes . Here's what they're saying:
  • "You'd expect
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7 Celebs Who've Hurt Themselves While Filming

Or at least while on location

(Newser) - Johnny Depp hurt his hand while on location for the latest Pirates of the Caribbean flick, the Huffington Post reports, though the Wrap notes he wasn't filming or even on set at the time. He needs surgery, but production will be only "minimally impacted," a source says.... More »

Sylvester Stallone Surprises Fans at 'Rocky Steps'

He was in Philadelphia filming latest 'Rocky' flick

(Newser) - Pete Rowe and two friends had just finished running up the steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art—called the "Rocky Steps" because they were made famous during the Rocky training montage when Sylvester Stallone's character runs up them—when they heard a familiar voice this weekend. "... More »

9 Paternity Scandals of the Stars

It's not always clear who the father is

(Newser) - Who's the daddy? In these scandals rounded up by Radar , it wasn't always clear:
  • Khloe Kardashian: For years, rumors about Khloe's "real" father have flown. Some have claimed it's Kris Jenner's hairdresser, others have said Lionel Richie.
  • January Jones: She still has yet to
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11 Celebs' Strange Pre-Fame Jobs

From birthday party clown to outhouse cleaner

(Newser) - Hey, you gotta start somewhere. Radar rounds up 25 celebrities who had strange—and sometimes a little embarrassing—jobs before they got their big breaks. A sampling:
  • Cindy Crawford: Shucked corn at a local fair for $4 an hour. (But note, that's how she ended up getting discovered.)
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10 Celebs Who Won't Work Together

And, boo, list includes Captain Kirk and Mr. Sulu

(Newser) - Everyone loves a good celebrity feud: And these 10, rounded up by TheRichest , are reportedly so bad that the actors involved refuse to work together. Five standout pairs:
  • Julia Roberts and Nick Nolte's 1994 romantic comedy I Love Trouble was spark-free, and perhaps that's because they worked together
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Stallone: After Rocky, I Was 'Insufferable'

Old interviews make him want to punch himself in the face, he admits

(Newser) - Sylvester Stallone was inducted into the London Palladium Hall of Fame Saturday night, but before that, he gave a revealing Q&A to Jonathan Ross. His best quotes, courtesy of the BBC and Digital Spy :
  • On Rocky: The film's success made him "insufferable," and he started acting
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5 Biggest Box Office Bombs of 2013

Even Sylvester Stallone, Mark Wahlberg couldn't save these movies

(Newser) - Sometimes even a big Hollywood name can't help you. Forbes rounds up the 10 biggest flops of the year, movies that performed terribly at the box office—often despite having quite a bit of star power involved. Click through the gallery for a sampling, or check out the complete... More »

Want Sylvester Stallone's Autograph? That'll Be $395

For a photo with Sly, $445

(Newser) - Sylvester Stallone was at New York Comic Con on Sunday, but if you actually wanted to get a picture with him, you had to shell out $445. Even an autograph set you back $395, Gawker reports (and the website has the event flyer to prove it). "He's flying... More »

10 Celebrity Love Child Scandals

Owen Wilson, the latest, joins a long list

(Newser) - If the National Enquirer and Star are to be believed, Owen Wilson is having a kid with his married personal trainer . He certainly has a lot of company in Hollywood: Radar rounds up 26 celebrity love child scandals . A sampling:
  • Rumor has it Khloe Kardashian might not really be Robert
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Bruce Willis 'Greedy, Lazy,' Says Stallone

No bromance here

(Newser) - Bruce Willis, uber diva? Apparently, if sources and one Sylvester Stallone are to be believed. Willis has been cut from Expendables 3, and the buzz is that it's because he was a PITA to work with. The first dig on the actor comes by way of the Hollywood Reporter ... More »

7 Stars With Awful Breakup Etiquette

Ways not to dump someone: text message, Oprah, FedEx...

(Newser) - It sounds like something out of a bad sitcom, but apparently Russell Brand really did break up with Katy Perry via text message, Perry recently revealed. "Let's just say I haven't heard from him since he texted me saying he was divorcing me December 31, 2011,"... More »

Sage Stallone Died of Heart Disease, Not Drug OD

Small amount of Hydrocodone did not contribute to death

(Newser) - Sylvester Stallone's son Sage died of heart disease, not a drug overdose, an autopsy has determined. There were no significant amounts of drugs found in the 36-year-old actor's system, reports the Los Angeles Times . The official cause of death was atherosclerotic coronary artery disease—hardening of the arteries—... More »

Sylvester Stallone: Sage's Death 'Horrible'

'Expendables' star reflects on 'Good Morning America'

(Newser) - In his first media appearance since the death of his son , Sylvester Stallone reflected on Sage Stallone's passing. "It's tough, I mean, it's very, very tough," said Stallone, who was on Good Morning America to promote the Expendables sequel. "But if you have good... More »

Sylvester Stallone Hires PI to Investigate Son's Death

Plus, Westboro Baptist Church will protest Sage Stallone's funeral

(Newser) - Sylvester Stallone has hired a private investigator to look into son Sage's death, TMZ reports. Scott Ross was involved in the investigations into the Chris Brown/Rihanna assault and the Michael Jackson molestation case, and he will look into Sage's final weeks and his cause of death. The New ... More »

Mystery Surrounds Sage Stallone's Death

He wasn't living in filth, says coroner, but drugs were found

(Newser) - The mystery surrounding Sage Stallone's tragic death deepens: A Los Angeles coroner denies reports that Stallone was living in filth when his body was found, but does confirm there were prescription bottles in his home; the LAPD wants to talk to doctors who prescribed Stallone medications. Stallone's attorney... More »

Sage Stallone: Dead in 'Disgusting' Room for Days

Housekeeper found him in room 'littered with junk'

(Newser) - Sage Stallone was dead for three or four days at least—maybe even a week—before the housekeeper found him in his room, TMZ reports. Sources say the room was "littered with junk," including food, soda cans, beer, cigarette butts, and drawers packed with pill bottles—some of... More »

Stallone's Son Sage, 36, Dead of Overdose

Investigators don't think it was a suicide

(Newser) - Sage Stallone, eldest son of Sylvester Stallone, was found dead in his Hollywood home of an apparent drug overdose yesterday, reports TMZ . Details are still coming in, but it appears that Sage was found by his maid or girlfriend yesterday afternoon with "numerous empty pill bottles" around him. Investigators... More »

Coming Soon: Rambo 5, This Time in Mexico

Sylvester Stallone talks about his plans for final film

(Newser) - Rambo isn't done fighting yet: The action hero will "go out in a blaze of glory" in Rambo 5, Sylvester Stallone revealed in a recent MTV interview getting picked up today. Stallone, 65, is working on a script revolving around John Rambo's final battle, and he implied... More »

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