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Elizabeth Berkley Finally Gets Her Showgirls Moment

Panned film has a cult following

(Newser) - Elizabeth Berkley got her Sally Field moment over the weekend when she attended an outdoor screening of her 1995 debacle Showgirls as part of Cinespia’s Hollywood Forever Cemetery series, which is indeed held in the cemetery . While some would argue that it is the film that should be buried,... More »

Prosecutors Link 2nd Teen to Berlusconi

Investigators hand over 227-page dossier in case

(Newser) - Things keep getting messier for Silvio Berlusconi: Now prosecutors claim there’s a second underage girl mixed up in his series of sex scandals. Brazilian showgirl Iris Berardi was just 17 when she visited the Italian prime minister at his summer villa and his palazzo, prosecutors hold. Meanwhile, another woman... More »

Police Searching for Missing Las Vegas Dancer

Ex-boyfriend was last to see her

(Newser) - Police have issued a “critical missing persons alert” for Debbie Flores-Narvaez, a Las Vegas showgirl who disappeared without a word last week. Police have found her car, which had her purse inside it, and say they have some leads. They’re likely to question her ex-boyfriend, who was the... More »

Berlusconi Gave Me $14K 'Present': Escort

Scandal ramps up as hostess also says PM had sex with hooker

(Newser) - Silvio Berlusconi is facing further pressure to resign after a 23-year-old revealed she had received a $14,000 "present" from the Italian PM after attending a party, reports the Times of London. The woman also says that Patrizia D'Addario, the escort at the center of the growing prostitution scandal,... More »

Showgirl: I've Got Berlusconi Bedroom Tapes

She gives photos, audio recordings to prosecutors

(Newser) - A showgirl who says she was paid to party with Silvio Berlusconi says she’s got photos of herself and the Italian PM in his bedroom, the Times of London reports. Patrizia D'Addario says she also gave audio tapes to prosecutors with Berlusconi's voice, and videotaped herself in the room... More »

Berlusconi Faces Prostitution Probe

Showgirl: I was paid to go to PM's party

(Newser) - Already in hot water for connections to an 18-year-old model, a “mock marriage,” and a party with topless women, Silvio Berlusconi is now facing a probe into allegations over whether he paid showgirls to attend parties at the Italian PM's residences, the Times of London reports. An inquiry... More »

Vegas' Craziest Movie Moments

(Newser) - With The Hangover hitting theaters today, New York magazine looks at the high points of the insane genre the “Las Vegas movie” has become.
  • Swingers: The blackjack scene is probably the best anti-Vegas-glamour-scene ever.
  • The Amazing Colossal Man: This B-movie features the second-best scene in which Vegas
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'Showgirl' Crack Is Berlusconi's Latest Gaffe

Italian business leader disturbed at PM's characterization of her

(Newser) - Emma Marcegaglia runs Italy’s industrialist association and just might be the country’s most powerful woman. But that didn’t stop Silvio Berlusconi from likening her to a showgirl today, Reuters reports. Speaking to Marcegaglia’s organization, the gaffe-prone Italian premier recalled when “an usher told me a... More »

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