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Ex-Porn Star Causes Ruckus Reading to Kids

Sasha Grey defends move after parents complain

(Newser) - One-time porn star Sasha Grey is defending her participation in a Read Across America program at a Los Angeles elementary school, reports the Hollywood Reporter . When parents found out that the (recently retired) adult-film actress had promoted reading to kids at the school, many complained, notes TMZ . (It has photos... More »

11 Famous Prom-Night Rejects

Well, it depends how you define 'rejects'

(Newser) - Perhaps you’re jealous of Madonna and her world-traveling, younger-stud-dating lifestyle: But at least you probably went to your high school prom, whereas the Material Girl “sat home alone” because she said she “couldn’t get a date.” The Daily Beast rounds up 10 more celebs who... More »

Porn Stars Play Dungeons & Dragons

Sasha Grey and friends embrace their inner geeks

(Newser) - What might make Dungeons & Dragons more appealing to people not particularly interested in role-playing games? How about adding porn stars, a stripper, and Sasha Grey? Everyone stays clothed and the conversation stays fairly G-rated—there's one double entendre about sucking—as the Escapist, an online gaming magazine, infiltrates a... More »

Sasha Grey Ad Proves PETA = Porn Site

Animal rights organization basically just shills nudity now

(Newser) - PETA loves to get normally-clothed celebrities to strip down for ad campaigns, but with the addition of Sasha Grey to the stable, the animal rights organization “is basically a porn site now,” writes Jen Carlson on Gothamist . Grey is, of course, “the charming young lady you've... More »

Top Crossover Success Stories

Zooey Deschanel, Al Franken among two-field stars

(Newser) - We’ve seen lots of celebrities crash and burn in endeavors outside the area where they’ve made their mark; from James Brady Ryan , a look at the top five crossover successes:
  • Zooey Deschanel: Following the acting-to-singing trail blazed by “the mostly bland J.Lo, the horrendous Lindsay Lohan,
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Girlfriend Experience Not Much of One

Adult-film star gives 'one-note performance'

(Newser) - The Girlfriend Experience, which showcases the life of a high-class prostitute offering clients more than just sex, looks good—but it’s a bit dry, critics say:
  • Steven Soderbergh’s movie is “an exquisitely filmed piece of urban impressionism that, unfortunately, leaves one feeling that a sleek gadget has
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Porn Stars Elbow Their Way Onto Big Screen

Adult films, sex tapes make culture more receptive to adult-film actors

(Newser) - Hollywood has some new crossover acts you couldn’t take home to mama, the Los Angeles Times reports. Porn stars are suddenly making it mainstream after years relegated to the cultural sidelines. Hardcore veteran Sasha Grey, for example, will headline Steven Soderbergh’s upcoming film The Girlfriend Experience, while Traci... More »

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