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Dennis Quaid Is Engaged, and Former Co-Star Has Great Joke

Elaine Hendrix of The Parent Trap weighs in after Quaid proposes to 26-year-old Laura Savoie

(Newser) - After a photo from Hawaii prompted engagement rumors , Dennis Quaid confirms: He's getting hitched. Extra got first verification from the 65-year-old actor not long after he asked 26-year-old girlfriend Laura Savoie to be his wife on the island of Oahu, where Quaid is helping spread the word about his... More »

Controversy or Not, A Dog's Purpose Is 'Dreck'

It's 'a sappy, cloying story,' say critics

(Newser) - How can you hate a heartwarming film with adorable dogs? Apparently it's possible. A Dog's Purpose , Lasse Hallström's flick about a dog reincarnated each time he dies, isn't wagging critics' tails. Here's what they're saying:
  • Peter Travers at Rolling Stone admits welling up
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Dennis Quaid's Wife Files for Divorce After 12 Years

She filed just a week before their anniversary

(Newser) - Dennis Quaid's nearly 12-year marriage is coming to an end, the AP reports. Quaid's wife, Kimberly, filed for divorce Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court, citing irreconcilable differences. Her filing seeks joint legal custody of their 8-year-old twins as well as spousal support. The Quaids were married on... More »

5 Celebs Who Used Surrogate Moms

And lots of them had twins

(Newser) - Not all celebrity babies are carried inside a celebrity— HLN rounds up 11 times stars used a surrogate mom. A sampling:
  • Ricky Martin: His twin boys, Matteo and Valentino, were born with the help of a surrogate mom in 2008.
  • Neil Patrick Harris: He and David Burtka had, yes, twins—
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5 Male Stars Who've Had Eating Disorders

Elton John got help from his good friend ... Princess Di

(Newser) - Not every Hollywood star who's struggled with an eating disorder has been female. Radar rounds up 11 male celebrities who've battled the problem. A sampling:
  • Dennis Quaid: After losing 40 pounds to play the dying Doc Holliday in Wyatt Earp, he started struggling with what he called "
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The Words Is Out of Its Depth

Convoluted drama stars Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana

(Newser) - The Words, starring Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana, Jeremy Irons, and a range of other big names, tells the tale of numerous authors tangled in plots-within-plots, all centered on a plagiarized manuscript. While it's visually appealing, the storylines simply don't work:
  • The "confusing it’s-all-a-story device has the
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It's Divorce No. 3 for Dennis Quaid

Kimberly Buffington-Quaid files paperwork for split

(Newser) - Dennis Quaid is facing his third failed marriage, and this unraveling sounds a little nasty, with the couple having been ordered not to say anything "vulgar, profane, obscene, or indecent" to the other. Kimberly Buffington-Quaid was the one to file for divorce, TMZ reports, and her petition cites "... More »

Dennis Quaid: Cocaine Was Part of Movie Budgets

Actor recalls what it was like to be addicted

(Newser) - In Newsweek , Dennis Quaid recalls his "greatest mistake": the cocaine-fueled days of his youth. "It was very casual at first. That’s what people were doing when they were at parties," he writes of the '70s and '80s. "Cocaine was even in the budgets of movies,... More »

10 Women Who Cheated

Did anyone see it coming from Whoopi?

(Newser) - Jesse James and Tiger Woods are getting a lot of heat for sleeping around while married, but men aren’t the only ones who cheat. The Frisky rounds up 10 famous female cheaters:
  • Whoopi Goldberg: Admitted Wednesday on The View, while discussing James, that she “screwed around” while married
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Quaid, Moore to Play Clintons in HBO Movie

Film will examine rocky US/UK relationship during Blair years

(Newser) - Dennis Quaid and Julianne Moore have been picked to play Bill and Hillary Clinton in a planned HBO film, Variety reports. Special Relationship will examine the often rocky relationship between Bill and Tony Blair in the late '90s. Michael Sheen and Helen McCrory are set to reprise their Queen roles... More »

Quaids Settle for $750K in Babies' Overdose

(Newser) - Dennis Quaid and his wife have settled for $750,000 with a Los Angeles hospital that accidentally overdosed their newborns on a blood-thinning drug last year, People reports. The twins, who fought for their lives after receiving Heparin, are now in good health, giving the story what Quaid called a... More »

Quaid-Ryan Blame Game Escalates

(Newser) - Dennis Quaid is firing back at ex-wife Meg Ryan, who now says he cheated on her before she famously stepped out with Russell Crowe. "It was eight years ago, and I find it unbelievable that Meg continues publicly to rehash and rewrite the story of our relationship," the... More »

Quaid to Hollywood: I'm Outta Here

Actor isn't retiring, just packing up family for move back to Texas

(Newser) - Actor Dennis Quaid is heading for the hills—no, make that the plains—of Texas with his family, OK! reports. He’s relocating to his hometown, Houston, to be nearer friends and family, Quaid says, not quitting the business. More »

People Not Smart Enough

Critics say indie romantic comedy needs an IQ test

(Newser) - Critics like the big-name actors in family serio-comedy Smart People —especially Dennis Quaid, who stars as a cranky professor with much to learn about people—but think they might have been smarter to choose a different script. Screenwriter Mark Jude Poirier "is aiming for Scrabulous dialogue but his... More »

Quaid Speaks Out on Medical Mistakes

CBS interview highlights nationwide epidemic of preventable deaths

(Newser) - Dennis Quaid has gone on record about the frightening ordeal of his newborn twins receiving massive overdoses of blood thinners, and now he's going on 60 Minutes to ratchet up his information campaign. Quaid's interview, which will be broadcast tomorrow evening, uses his own harrowing story to highlight medical errors... More »

Action Makes a Good Point

Political thriller doesn't have all the answers, but it sure has action

(Newser) - It may lack depth, but critics admit that Vantage Point packs a lot of excitement. The thriller, which begins by showing the same assassination from eight different perspectives, "fails the 'reality test' but maintains a certain intensity for its entire running length," writes James Berardinelli of More »

Quaids Speak Out About Ordeal

Newborns 'overdosed while we're there,' actor says

(Newser) - Dennis and Kimberly Quaid trusted their sick newborns to an LA hospital, and less than 9 hours later, the children's lives were in danger. "Our kids could have been dying," the actor says, "and we wouldn't have been able to come down to the hospital to say... More »

Quaids Sue Drug Firm Over OD

Actor alleges packaging led to infants' nearly fatal overdose

(Newser) - Actor Dennis Quaid and his wife filed a lawsuit against Baxter International, maker of the blood thinner Heparin, after their newborn twins nearly died of an overdose, the Chicago Tribune reports. The couple said Baxter was negligent because it packaged two different strengths of the drug, one a thousand times... More »

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