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Cost of Tom Selleck's Alleged Water-Swiping: $21,685.55

Selleck, water district didn't agree on everything, but settlement reached

(Newser) - The settlement deal in Tom Selleck's very own Watergate was finalized last night, with the actor agreeing to cough up $21,685.55—the cost of the PI hired by California's Calleguas Municipal Water District to investigate Selleck's alleged water-pilfering from the district, the AP reports. The... More »

Tom Selleck Reaches Deal in Water War

Details are confidential until water district's board approves

(Newser) - The water war is apparently over: Calleguas Municipal Water District says it has reached a tentative agreement with Tom Selleck after accusing the actor of stealing water from Ventura County to use on his 60-acre estate and avocado farm in Hidden Valley, Calif., amid a drought. The details of the... More »

Tom Selleck Accused of Stealing Water in Drought

Actor allegedly had truck fill up at hydrant in California

(Newser) - Brace yourself for lots of Magnum PI jokes today: Tom Selleck has been accused of stealing water amid California's drought to keep his sprawling estate and avocado farm well-watered. The Calleguas Municipal Water District, with help from a real private investigator, accuses Selleck of sending a water truck to... More »

9 Iconic Roles That Almost Went to Someone Else

Johnny Depp as Ferris Bueller?

(Newser) - John Travolta as Forrest Gump? Difficult to envision, but it could have happened: Travolta turned down the role before Tom Hanks ended up with it, according to HLN 's list of 18 iconic roles that almost went to different actors. More:
  • Will Smith turned down the role of Neo
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7 Stars Who Love Guns

Including some who may surprise you

(Newser) - Some celebrities like packing heat—and not just in the movies. Fox News rounds up 14 of them. A sampling:
  • Tom Selleck: He's a member of the NRA.
  • Dax Shepard: After the Sandy Hook shootings, he tweeted, "I love guns. I have several, but I would gladly get
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Killers Deserves Slow Death

Heigl, Kutcher can't revive a stale romantic comedy

(Newser) - The makers of Killers, the new rom-com with Katherine Heigl and Ashton Kutcher, didn't let critics screen it. Always a great sign. From the few reviews out there:
  • Geoff Berkshire, Metromix : "Utterly unconvincing as action, comedy or romance, it’s a colossal waste of time and a shocking choice
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Selleck For Congress: Poll

US News readers want Selleck to run

(Newser) - Al Franken's a senator and Arnold Schwarzenegger's a governor—so US News and World Report asked readers which other celebs they'd like to see in Congress. The winner? Magnum, PI, himself, Tom Selleck, with 41% of the vote. Respondents seem be from all over the political spectrum: Selleck is a... More »

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