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Weinstein Trial Gets a Surprise Potential Witness

Judge gives OK for prosecutors to call Mel Gibson to testify in support of 'Jane Doe No. 3'

(Newser) - Harvey Weinstein's rape trial in Los Angeles may see an unexpected witness. Variety reports that on Friday in a motions hearing, Judge Lisa B. Lench gave prosecutors the OK for Mel Gibson to be called to testify against the disgraced movie producer, in support of accusations made by "...

Mel Gibson Is Planning to Bring Back Lethal Weapon

He says late director Richard Donner wanted him to continue series

(Newser) - Mel Gibson says he's working on bringing back Lethal Weapon—34 years after the first movie and 23 years after the most recent film in the franchise. The Sun reports that Gibson, 65, said at an event in London over the weekend that Richard Donner, who directed all four...

Single Mom Gets Warning on Honey Sales From Big Star
Desperate Mom
Sold Honey.
Then Came
Mel Gibson's
in case you missed it

Desperate Mom Sold Honey. Then Came Mel Gibson's Lawyer

Mel Gibson's attorney contacts unemployed Chilean woman for selling 'Miel Gibson' product

(Newser) - Trying to make ends meet while in coronavirus quarantine has been a struggle for millions around the world, including in Chile, which has had one of the most rigid lockdowns. Yohana Agurto, a Chilean single mom of four who hasn't been teaching during the pandemic, was desperate to bring...

One Star Hit by COVID Flew Under the Radar, Until Now

64-year-old star was hospitalized for week in April with the virus but has since recovered

(Newser) - For anyone keeping track of the celebrities and other well-known figures who've been stricken with the coronavirus, there's a new one for your list—and he managed to fly under the radar for months. A representative for Mel Gibson confirms the 64-year-old actor and director was hospitalized in...

Winona Ryder Doubles Down on Mel Gibson Claims

She reiterates allegations of homophobic, anti-Semitic comments by the actor

(Newser) - Echoing claims she first made in 2010 , Winona Ryder is once again accusing Mel Gibson of anti-Semitic and homophobic remarks. In an interview with the Times on Sunday, Ryder recalled, without specifying a date, "We were at a crowded party with one of my good friends, and Mel Gibson...

Mel Gibson's Father Set Up His Own Church
Mel Gibson's Dad Denied
'Most' of the Holocaust

Mel Gibson's Dad Denied 'Most' of the Holocaust

Hutton Gibson has died at 101

(Newser) - Mel Gibson's father—once known for his anti-Semitism and rather eccentric Catholic views—died May 11 in Thousand Oaks, Calif., the New York Times reports. His death went unreported at the time, even by family; only California records revealed his passing. But Hutton Gibson, who lived to 101, did...

And the Razzies Go to ...
And the Razzies Go to ...

And the Razzies Go to ...

The Emoji Movie was the worst and Mission: Terrible for Tom Cruise

(Newser) - Maybe it was destiny for a movie with a pile of poop as a central character. The Emoji Movie has received Hollywood's most famous frown, the Razzie Award , for worst picture of 2017, making it the first animated feature in 38 years to earn the top dishonor. "Leading...

In Batman vs. Hillary, an Ignominious Tie
Batman vs. Superman
Isn't Even Best of the Worst

Batman vs. Superman Isn't Even Best of the Worst

'Hillary's America' documentary gives Zack Snyder flop a run at the Razzies

(Newser) - Neither Batman nor Dinesh D'Souza could finagle their way out of a Razzie. The annual Golden Raspberry Awards bestowed a tying four "honors" to both D'Souza's documentary Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. D'Souza'...

For Mel Gibson, Baby No. 9, Plus an Oscar Nomination

'Hacksaw Ridge' director is a dad again at 61

(Newser) - The good news is suddenly rolling in for Mel Gibson: First, he welcomed his ninth child, a boy named Lars Gerard Gibson, reports People . The child is his first with his girlfriend of two years, Rosalind Ross. Then on Tuesday morning, the 61-year-old earned an Oscar nomination as best director...

Dazed by Election, Americans Flee (to the Movies)
Dazed by Election,
Americans Flee
(to the Movies)


Dazed by Election, Americans Flee (to the Movies)

Moviegoers were looking for a little escapism after a long campaign

(Newser) - For the poor, the tired, the wretched masses yearning to be free of the American presidential election , there was an escape this weekend and it was to be found in a dark room with make-believe characters on a big screen. Doctor Strange got the most box-office love for the second...

11 Stars Who Own Private Islands

Must be nice

(Newser) - It's no surprise for a celebrity to own a fancy car or a huge mansion—but these 23 celebrities rounded up by Ranker kick it up a notch or two: They own private islands. A sampling:
  1. Johnny Depp: He owns a 45-acre island in the Caribbean, and seems to

Oldman Defends Mel, Alec in Own Obscene Rant

It's full of not-great words

(Newser) - Ahh, the Playboy interview: always good for a headline-worthy quote or two . In the middle of Gary Oldman's extensive chat with the magazine comes this little section, spotted by Jezebel , in which Oldman is asked what he thinks about all the flak Mel Gibson has gotten for his various...

7 Celebs You Forgot Voiced Disney Characters

Who's that voice?

(Newser) - Ever found yourself watching a Disney movie and not quite being able to place the familiar voice of one of the characters? HLN rounds up 11 celebrities you probably forgot have offered up their vocal talents for a Disney film:
  • Demi Moore: Esmeralda in The Hunchback of Notre Dame
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9 Actors Who Turned Down Huge Roles

Carrie Bradshaw could have been played by ... Dana Delany?

(Newser) - Can you picture anyone other than Sarah Jessica Parker playing Carrie Bradshaw? How about someone other than Julia Roberts playing Vivian in Pretty Woman? Probably not, but both of those roles, and 17 others rounded up by Wetpaint , almost went to other actors. Click through the gallery for a sampling....

10 Crazy Celeb Interviews
 10 Crazy Celeb 

10 Crazy Celeb Interviews

One of them involves removing an artificial leg on-air...

(Newser) - When celebrity interviews go wrong: Radar rounds up 24 of the absolute weirdest and craziest sit-downs. A sampling:
  • Princess Diana, separated from Prince Charles and having learned he cheated on her, told Martin Bashir, "There were three of us in this marriage, so it was a bit crowded."

16 Crazy Hollywood Custody Fights

From drunk cheeseburger-eating to bizarre affairs, accusations

(Newser) - There's nothing like a celebrity custody dispute to make Thanksgiving morning interesting in Hollywood. Radar rounds up 16 of the nastiest:
  • Who can forget the time David Hasselhoff was filmed, drunk, eating a cheeseburger off his floor, causing him to temporarily lose custody of his daughters? During his custody

12 Celebs Have Finances Hacked and Posted

Beyonce, Jay-Z, Kim Kardashian among the exposed

(Newser) - A website has hacked and posted the private financial data of a dozen A-list celebrities and political figures, including Beyonce, Kim Kardashian, and Hillary Clinton. TMZ won't name the site, but says the FBI launched an investigation after credit card info, social security numbers, mortgages, and other data were...

11 Celebs With Pro-Life Views

Martin Sheen, Jack Nicholson, Kathy Ireland among the pro-lifers

(Newser) - Hollywood, the land of liberal politics and casual sex? Maybe so, but a few celebrities have held pro-life views in recent years. Huffington Post rounds 'em up:
  • Jack Nicholson: The admitted "womanizer" (thanks, Radar ) says his mother was a teenage showgirl when she got pregnant with him.

9 Stars Balancing Bipolar Disorder and Fame

Catherine Zeta-Jones calls it 'intense'

(Newser) - Catherine Zeta-Jones recently opened up about her struggle with bipolar disorder , telling InStyle, "It's been an intense time, in good ways and bad." She says she wants to "help remove any stigma attached" to the disorder, and let people know that there are ways to treat...

12 Most Unbelievable Hollywood Splits

Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman are just the latest

(Newser) - If your jaw hit the floor when you read that Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman are separating after 30 years of marriage, you weren't alone. Celebuzz rounds up 11 more celebrity splits that were equally jaw-dropping:
  • Mel Gibson and wife Robyn were married 31 years, and rumor has it

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