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Daughter: Kidman 'Became My Mother's Soul' as Lucille Ball

First 'Being the Ricardos' trailer released

(Newser) - Nicole Kidman says comedic roles are way out of her comfort zone—but Lucille Ball's daughter says Kidman did an incredible job playing one of the most famous comedians in American history. Kidman plays Ball in Being the Ricardos, and a trailer released Tuesday gives fans their first glimpse...

Infamous 'Scary Lucy' Statue Has Been Replaced

A new statue honoring Lucille Ball is hopefully less monstrous

(Newser) - A new statue of Lucille Ball has been unveiled in the late actress' hometown to replace one that was dubbed "Scary Lucy," the AP reports. Hundreds of fans gathered Saturday in Lucille Ball Memorial Park in the western New York village of Celoron. They watched as the tarp...

Twitter Erupts Over Blanchett's New Role

She'll play Lucille Ball in biopic to be written by Aaron Sorkin

(Newser) - I Love Cate doesn't have quite the same ring to it, but no matter: Cate Blanchett has signed on to play Lucille Ball in an authorized biopic following the actress' 20-year marriage to Desi Arnaz, reports the Hollywood Reporter . The couple's children, Lucie Arnaz and Desi Arnaz Jr....

Creepy Lucy Statue to Be Moved

It will go to comedy center after residents complained

(Newser) - The residents of Celoron, NY, will no longer have to live with a creepy bronze statue of Lucille Ball (or, at least, that's who it's supposed to look like). After citizens of Lucy's hometown campaigned to have the frightening 400-pound sculpture removed, the board of trustees voted...

What Is That?! Lucy Fans Terrified By Her Statue

Lucille Ball statue 'looks like a monster'

(Newser) - Even the staunchest Lucille Ball fan probably would not recognize the statue purportedly of the actress that resides in her hometown of Celoron, NY. The privately-commissioned, life-sized, bronze ... thing is fairly terrifying, and while I Love Lucy fans have expressed their displeasure ever since it was unveiled in 2009, a...

7 Celebrity Ghosts
 7 Celebrity Ghosts 

7 Celebrity Ghosts

These stars have supposedly been spotted after their deaths

(Newser) - It's one thing to see a ghost—but a celebrity ghost? The Stir rounds up 15 late stars rumored to haunt the living, including:
  • Michael Jackson: A TV crew claims to have spotted his ghost at Neverland Ranch.
  • Marilyn Monroe: Her ghost has reportedly been sighted at her grave,

Lucille Ball Would Have Turned 100 Today
 We Still Love You, Lucy 
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We Still Love You, Lucy

Lucille Ball would have turned 100 today

(Newser) - The Stir pays homage to Lucille Ball on what would have been her 100th birthday. She was not only laugh-out-loud funny but a "bit of a rebel spirit and a pioneer in her day," writes Sheri Reed. Among other things, she was the first woman to run a...

Top 10 Preggo Performances
 Top 10 Preggo Performances 

Top 10 Preggo Performances

Celebs don't let pregnancy keep them out of spotlight

(Newser) - Some women are born to perform, and they’re not gonna let a baby bump get in the way. Time lists the top 10 pregnant performers:
  1. MIA gave an impressive Grammy performance on her due date.
  2. Amy Poehler rapped alongside Sarah Palin on Saturday Night Live with a big bulge.

Johnny (Sorry, Jay) Top TV Icon
Johnny (Sorry, Jay) Top TV Icon

Johnny (Sorry, Jay) Top TV Icon

The famous faces of TV are (nearly) all present in this Hall of Fame

(Newser) - Letterman and Stewart made the cut, but Leno got stiffed when Entertainment Weekly and TV Land did their list of the top 50 TV icons. Leading the list, of course, the guy who started it all:
  1. Johnny Carson
  2. Lucille Ball
  3. Oprah Winfrey

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