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9 Actors Who Turned Down Huge Roles

Carrie Bradshaw could have been played by ... Dana Delany?

(Newser) - Can you picture anyone other than Sarah Jessica Parker playing Carrie Bradshaw? How about someone other than Julia Roberts playing Vivian in Pretty Woman? Probably not, but both of those roles, and 17 others rounded up by Wetpaint , almost went to other actors. Click through the gallery for a sampling.... More »

Kate to Shoot Talk Show Pilot

Not one to let the grass grow under her feet, Jon and Kate Plus 8 star gets to work

(Newser) - Kate Gosselin is cashing in on her fame—or infamy—as quickly as possible. She and co-host Paula Deen are shooting the pilot of their proposed talk show this weekend, Radar reports. The show, based on popular website Mom Logic, will be a mash-up of advice, health and beauty tips,... More »

Top Sexiest Ugly People

(Newser) - There's pretty, and there's ugly, but there's also sexy ugly. Nerve runs down the "sexiest ugly people alive." The top 5, in reverse order:
  • Paul Giamatti: "Somebody's got to say no to firm jaw lines and six-pack abs, and no one does it with Giamatti's panache."
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Bernhard Gets the Boot After Gang Rape Joke About Palin

Not 'a laughing matter,' says charity

(Newser) - Comedian Sandra Bernhard lost her gig at a fundraiser for a Boston homeless women's shelter after making a gang-rape joke about Sarah Palin, reports the Boston Herald. Bernhard joked last month that Palin would be "gang-raped by my big black brothers" if she came to Manhattan; the women's shelter... More »

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