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Top Gun Inspiration Makes History at Pentagon

Christine Fox is acting No. 2, highest defense post ever held by a woman

(Newser) - For someone who has spent a chunk of her career in the wonky position of budget strategist for the Pentagon, Christine Fox now has two decidedly unwonky gems on her resume:
  • President Obama today appointed her as the acting No. 2 at the Pentagon, an "unprecedented move" that gives
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Tony Scott Was Cancer- Free: Coroner

Still no known motive behind Top Gun director's suicide

(Newser) - Contrary to earlier reports , Top Gun director Tony Scott wasn't suffering from brain cancer or any other serious illness when he committed suicide in August, the coroner says. Scott did, however, have "therapeutic levels" of sleep drug Lunesta and antidepressant Mirtazipine in his body, the Los Angeles Times... More »

Top Gun Director Had Inoperable Brain Cancer

Tony Scott left several notes to loved ones

(Newser) - Top Gun director Tony Scott, who jumped off a Los Angeles bridge to his death yesterday, was suffering from inoperable brain cancer, an insider tells ABC News . Police got multiple calls about the jump yesterday around 12:35pm; a number of boaters witnessed the scene, TMZ reports. "He landed... More »

Top Gun Director Leaps to Death From LA Bridge

Tony Scott left suicide note in his Prius: cops

(Newser) - Top Gun director Tony Scott committed suicide yesterday by leaping to his death from a Los Angeles bridge, according to authorities. Scott, 68, jumped from the Vincent Thomas Bridge, which spans San Pedro and Terminal Island, reports AP . He reportedly jumped " without hesitation ." A suicide note was found... More »

Top Gun Star Weds Girlfriend

Kelly McGillis came out as lesbian last year

(Newser) - Kelly McGillis, perhaps better known as Tom Cruise’s love interest in Top Gun, wed her girlfriend in a civil union ceremony Wednesday. McGillis, who came out last year, met Melanie Leis when Leis was a bartender at a Florida restaurant McGillis owned with then-husband Fred Tillman, Radar reports. The... More »

10 Ridiculous '80s Remakes

Let's be honest, some of these movies were bad already

(Newser) - It seems like Hollywood is churning out nothing but remakes these days, and Tom Chivers runs down 10 of the most ridiculous sounding ones on the horizon—almost all from the glorious 1980s—in the Telegraph :
  • The A-Team: Most troubling is the casting of Liam Neeson as Hannibal: “He's
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Best. Bromance. Ever.

(Newser) - Some people may see Star Trek for the action. Some go for the bromance. In Star Trek II, when Spock used his dying breath to tell Kirk, “I have been and always shall be your friend,” it cemented them as the greatest bromance ever. But not all guy... More »

Top Gun Star Comes Out After 39 Years

Twice-married McGillis says she's 'done with the man thing'

(Newser) - Top Gun and The L Word star Kelly McGillis has confirmed longstanding rumors that she's a lesbian, saying she's unequivocally "done with the man thing," SheWired reports. McGillis, 51, said she has wrestled with her sexuality since adolescence and believed God was punishing her for being gay. "... More »

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