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Selma Blair: James Toback Implied I'd Be Killed If I Told

Rachel McAdams has also come forward

(Newser) - Selma Blair and Rachel McAdams have come forward to join more than 200 other women accusing director James Toback of sexual harassment. In a disturbing account to Vanity Fair , Blair says Toback lured her to a hotel room in 1999 and, after she refused to have sex with him, insisted... More »

Selma Blair 'Very Sorry' for Plane Outburst

She says she mixed alcohol, medication

(Newser) - Mixing booze and medication on a flight was an enormous mistake, Selma Blair says in an apology for her bizarre behavior on a flight from Cancun, Mexico, to Los Angeles on Monday. "After a lovely trip with my son and his dad, I mixed alcohol with medication, and that... More »

Selma Blair Has Disturbing Outburst on Plane

Gets taken off on a stretcher

(Newser) - Selma Blair had a scary outburst on a plane Monday that ended with her being taken off the flight by stretcher and rushed to the hospital, People reports. Based on photos posted on Instagram , the actress had apparently flown to Cancun, Mexico, for Father's Day weekend with her 4-year-old... More »

Charlie Sheen Gets Selma Blair Fired

She won't be returning to 'Anger Management,' studio confirms

(Newser) - Charlie Sheen may have moved on from Two and a Half Men, but he has apparently not moved on from TV-related drama. TMZ reported Monday that he had personally fired Selma Blair, his co-star in Anger Management, after he found out she complained to executives about how awful Sheen is... More »

Jay Leno Show: More of the Same

Primetime debut likely won't stray far from late night formula

(Newser) - Two writers for who infiltrated a test taping of the new Jay Leno Show found it “muddled and confusing,” and they say Leno continues to “be a big ladle serving us more imitation comedy gruel.” Some insights:
  • The studio: "Basically the old Tonight
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Kath & Kim Is Floppy Seconds

Aussie remake misses satirical mark

(Newser) - As if Knight Rider wasn't bad enough, NBC continues to look like a college kid "furnishing an apartment out of mom's hand-me-downs" in debuting the "witlessly Americanized" sitcom Kath & Kim, writes Robert Bianco in USA Today. The Australian remake wastes Molly Shannon's talents while "exposing the... More »

Hellboy Scorches Box Office

Sequel tops box office with $35.9M

(Newser) - Hellboy II: The Golden Army burned up the weekend box office while moviegoers hesitated to Meet Dave, Variety reports. Hellboy banked $35.9 million, followed by Hancock with $33 million, Journey to the Center of the Earth with $20.6 million, and Wall-E with $18.5 million. Meet Dave, one... More »

Hellboy Burns Up the Screen

Red-hot sequel showcases del Toro's dazzling imagination

(Newser) - Hades' greatest hero is back in Hellboy II: The Golden Army, and most critics agree it's a hell of a ride. Director Guillermo del Toro returns with comic book creator Mike Mignola, ensuring the dynamic sequel is "shot through with the franchise's signature goofiness, sarcasm and good heart,"... More »

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