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Selma Blair: I Got Drunk at Age 7, Kept Drinking

The actor got sober in 2016

(Newser) - Actor Selma Blair has been very public about her battle with MS. Now she's going public with all the battles that have come before it. In new memoir Mean Baby, Blair recounts getting drunk at age 7, decades of alcohol addiction, numerous rapes, and suicide attempts. She provided People ...

Selma Blair: My Ex Shook, Strangled Me

She's been granted a restraining order against Ronald Carlson

(Newser) - Selma Blair has been granted a restraining order against her former long-term boyfriend after an alleged attack in her home last month. According to court documents seen by People and TMZ , the order was granted by a judge on Feb. 25, three days after the incident. In the filing, Blair...

Dead to Me Star Opens Up About MS, 50th Birthday

Christina Applegate had a tough day on Thanksgiving

(Newser) - Christina Applegate turned 50 last Thursday, and she had a tough day. Not just because she had to share her milestone with a national holiday, but because living with multiple sclerosis was taking a toll that day. "Yup. I turned 50 today. And I have MS. It's been...

Selma Blair Talks About Relief of Her MS Diagnosis

'There's no tragedy for me,' says the 46-year-old

(Newser) - Actress Selma Blair drew attention on the Oscars red carpet for an unusual reason: The 46-year-old was using a cane. Blair revealed last year that she had multiple sclerosis, and in an interview with Good Morning America , she talks about her current struggles and the sense of relief she felt...

Selma Blair Makes Emotional Reveal on Personal Health

The actress says she's been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis

(Newser) - Selma Blair has publicly revealed a medical drama that's been playing out in her personal life. In an emotional Instagram post, the Legally Blonde actress wrote that she was recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. “I am disabled. I fall sometimes. I drop things. My memory is foggy. And...

Selma Blair: James Toback Implied I'd Be Killed If I Told

Rachel McAdams has also come forward

(Newser) - Selma Blair and Rachel McAdams have come forward to join more than 200 other women accusing director James Toback of sexual harassment. In a disturbing account to Vanity Fair , Blair says Toback lured her to a hotel room in 1999 and, after she refused to have sex with him, insisted...

Selma Blair 'Very Sorry' for Plane Outburst

She says she mixed alcohol, medication

(Newser) - Mixing booze and medication on a flight was an enormous mistake, Selma Blair says in an apology for her bizarre behavior on a flight from Cancun, Mexico, to Los Angeles on Monday. "After a lovely trip with my son and his dad, I mixed alcohol with medication, and that...

Selma Blair Has Disturbing Outburst on Plane

Gets taken off on a stretcher

(Newser) - Selma Blair had a scary outburst on a plane Monday that ended with her being taken off the flight by stretcher and rushed to the hospital, People reports. Based on photos posted on Instagram , the actress had apparently flown to Cancun, Mexico, for Father's Day weekend with her 4-year-old...

Charlie Sheen Gets Selma Blair Fired

She won't be returning to 'Anger Management,' studio confirms

(Newser) - Charlie Sheen may have moved on from Two and a Half Men, but he has apparently not moved on from TV-related drama. TMZ reported Monday that he had personally fired Selma Blair, his co-star in Anger Management, after he found out she complained to executives about how awful Sheen is...

Jay Leno Show : More of the Same
 Jay Leno Show
 More of the Same 

Jay Leno Show: More of the Same

Primetime debut likely won't stray far from late night formula

(Newser) - Two writers for who infiltrated a test taping of the new Jay Leno Show found it “muddled and confusing,” and they say Leno continues to “be a big ladle serving us more imitation comedy gruel.” Some insights:
  • The studio: "Basically the old Tonight

Kath & Kim Is Floppy Seconds
 Kath & Kim Is Floppy Seconds 

Kath & Kim Is Floppy Seconds

Aussie remake misses satirical mark

(Newser) - As if Knight Rider wasn't bad enough, NBC continues to look like a college kid "furnishing an apartment out of mom's hand-me-downs" in debuting the "witlessly Americanized" sitcom Kath & Kim, writes Robert Bianco in USA Today. The Australian remake wastes Molly Shannon's talents while "exposing the...

Hellboy Scorches Box Office
 Hellboy Scorches Box Office 

Hellboy Scorches Box Office

Sequel tops box office with $35.9M

(Newser) - Hellboy II: The Golden Army burned up the weekend box office while moviegoers hesitated to Meet Dave, Variety reports. Hellboy banked $35.9 million, followed by Hancock with $33 million, Journey to the Center of the Earth with $20.6 million, and Wall-E with $18.5 million. Meet Dave, one...

Hellboy Burns Up the Screen
 Hellboy Burns Up the Screen 

Hellboy Burns Up the Screen

Red-hot sequel showcases del Toro's dazzling imagination

(Newser) - Hades' greatest hero is back in Hellboy II: The Golden Army, and most critics agree it's a hell of a ride. Director Guillermo del Toro returns with comic book creator Mike Mignola, ensuring the dynamic sequel is "shot through with the franchise's signature goofiness, sarcasm and good heart,"...

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