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Top Actress Told She Was Too Old for Role at 37

Maggie Gyllenhaal lost out role as love interest to 55-year-old

(Newser) - Maggie Gyllenhaal was recently told she was too old for a movie role—and no, she wasn't hoping to play, say, a high school student. "I'm 37 and I was told recently I was too old to play the lover of a man who was 55,"... More »

Here Are Your Golden Globes Winners

Your running list of the night's awards

(Newser) - After Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's opening monologue , the Golden Globes were off and running:
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture went to JK Simmons for Whiplash.
  • Best Supporting Actress, TV went to Joanne Froggatt for Downton Abbey. Onstage, she mentioned a letter she got from a rape
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5 Stars Who Breastfeed in Public

These celebrities are open, vocal advocates for breastfeeding

(Newser) - Breastfeeding has gotten a big boost from these celebrities rounded up by OK! magazine , all of whom are very open and vocal advocates for the practice:
  • Olivia Wilde posed for Glamour while breastfeeding her son in a restaurant booth.
  • Gwen Stefani was captured in a photo breastfeeding her son Apollo
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9 Stars Who'd Be Rich Even If They Weren't Famous

Some of these celebs are also ... noble

(Newser) - Anderson Cooper's mom isn't leaving him any of her Vanderbilt family fortune—but we're guessing he wouldn't exactly be destitute even if he hadn't made his own name for himself. Perez Hilton rounds up 18 more celebrities who were already rich before they were famous.... More »

14 Celebs Who Are Ivy Leaguers

Some of them may surprise you

(Newser) - Hey, who said stars can't also be smart? PopSugar rounds up 28 celebrities who attended Ivy League schools. A sampling, all of whom graduated:
  • Lupita Nyong'o: Has her master's in drama from Yale.
  • John Legend: Graduated from UPenn with an English degree.
  • Meryl Streep: Got her MFA
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Brooklyn Livid at Celebs... Who May Dodge Co-Op Duty

Maggie Gyllenhaal not fulfilling her organic food duties, claim sources

(Newser) - Maggie Gyllenhaal may be a famous actress, but she's still expected to pull her weight at Brooklyn's Park Slope Food Co-op, mmmkay? Co-op members are upset because Gyllenhaal and other VIPs are reportedly sending assistants or nannies to work their required monthly two-plus-hour shifts at the organic produce... More »

Gyllenhaal, Sarsgaard Wed

Plus, hero pilot and hero captain in the news, more

(Newser) - Maggie Gyllenhaal and longtime beau Peter Sarsgaard married in Italy over the weekend, Us reports. They have a 2-year-old daughter and have been engaged since 2006. Elsewhere:
  • Hero pilot Chesley Sullenberger—who famously apologized to his library after leaving a book he checked out on his plane in the Hudson—
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Dark Knight Curse Claims More Victims

Be afraid, be very afraid, Radar warns

(Newser) - First a technician died on the set of the Dark Knight, then Heath Ledger overdosed. Christian Bale allegedly assaulted his mother recently, and now Morgan Freeman is recovering from a nasty car accident and undergoing a divorce. Folks have started muttering about a Dark Knight curse, and Radar insists the... More »

Ledger's Dad: Dark Knight 'Very Good'

Father attends premiere of new Batman movie

(Newser) - Heath Ledger’s parents and older sister turned out for last night’s premiere of The Dark Knight but bypassed the red carpet where the cast paid tribute to the late actor and his performance, People reports. Ledger’s dad, Kim, left the theater giving thumbs up and saying the... More »

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