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Ponzi Schemer Allegedly Bilked Celebs of $30M

Clients included Uma Thurman and Martin Scorsese

(Newser) - A money manager who catered to high-profile celebrities and wealthy New Yorkers has been charged with running a $30 million Ponzi scheme. The client list of Kenneth Starr (no, not that Kenneth Starr) includes Uma Thurman and Martin Scorsese, reports Reuters . No details on exactly who lost what, but Starr...

Uma's Movie Bomb: $131 Gross in UK

 Uma's Movie 
 Bomb: $131 
 Gross in UK 
sold one ticket on sunday

Uma's Movie Bomb: $131 Gross in UK

'Motherhood' tanks across the ocean

(Newser) - Uma Thurman is apparently not a household name in Britain. When her new movie, Motherhood, opened earlier this month, it grossed a grand total of $131 over the weekend. That number includes a rare feat: On the Sunday of the debut, exactly one person bought a ticket. "You're kidding?"...

Percy Jackson Lacks Spark
 Percy Jackson Lacks Spark 
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Percy Jackson Lacks Spark

Harry Potter clone falls short of Olympian ambitions

(Newser) - Critics are pretty disappointed with Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. The Harry Potter-esque romp, directed by Chris Columbus, follows a boy who discovers not just that he has powers, but that the Greek gods are alive in America.
  • The film "has no real pep to it
...

Uma Thurman, Fianc&eacute; Split
 Uma Thurman, Fiancé Split 
MADOFF STRIKES AGAIN

Uma Thurman, Fiancé Split

Somehow, Cindy Adams ties breakup with Arpad Busson to Bernie Madoff

(Newser) - The engagement is off between Uma Thurman and hedge fund manager Arpad Busson. Thurman, once-divorced and mother to two children by Ethan Hawke, announced her engagement to the financier—who has two children himself with Elle MacPherson—in the summer of 2008. Cindy Adams theorizes the breakup could have somehow...

Tarantino Confirms Kill Bill 3
 Tarantino Confirms Kill Bill 3 

Tarantino Confirms Kill Bill 3

Director will make sequel with Uma Thurman, but needs 10-year break

(Newser) - First, the good news for Quentin Tarantino fans: “The Bride will fight again,” he says, confirming his plan to make the third movie in his Kill Bill franchise. The bad news? Not until 2014, notes the New York Post. “I love the character and I think she...

Uma's Getting Hitched
 Uma's Getting Hitched 

Uma's Getting Hitched

Sorry, guys, Miss Kiddo engaged to wealthy financier

(Newser) - Sorry guys, Uma Thurman is officially off the market. Financier Arpad “Arki” Busson has just put a ring on the Kill Bill star’s finger, the New York Daily News reports—a ring so big “she can’t fit it through the sleeve of her coat,” says...

The View From Inside the Uma Jury

Member explains how panel reached stalking verdict

(Newser) - A Wall Street Journal reporter who served on the jury that convicted Uma Thurman’s stalker yesterday looks back today, recalling just over a week of debate, junk food, and weird dreams. “The fact that she was a famous movie star made us partly charmed, partly suspicious," writes...

Thurman's Stalker Convicted

Harassment charge carries sentence of up to 1 year

(Newser) - A man accused of shadowing Uma Thurman and repeatedly following her home was convicted today of stalking and aggravated harassment, the New York Times reports. Both charges are misdemeanors, with potential jail time of 90 days for stalking and up to a year for aggravated harassment. Jack Jordan, 37, had...

Uma Stalker Says He Meant No Harm
Uma Stalker Says He Meant No Harm

Uma Stalker Says He Meant No Harm

Bizarre missives were just creative writing, he tells court

(Newser) - A man accused of stalking Uma Thurman for years has told a court he never meant to scare the star, the New York Post reports. Jack Jordan says the bizarre letters he sent Thurman—including pictures of razor blades and open graves, descriptions of aborted fetuses, and reference to her...

Uma Breaks Down in Stalker Trial

Star gives tearful testimony against stoic defendant

(Newser) - Uma Thurman had barely begun her testimony against alleged stalker Jack Jordan when the waterworks began, E! Online reports. Appearing pale, with nary a trace of makeup, Thurman teared up as she told the court how she’d feared for her kids’ and family’s safety. She described an incident...

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