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11 Insane Celeb Conspiracy Theories

Yes, there are people on Planet Earth who apparently believe these

(Newser) - Conspiracy theories are not just limited to the worlds of science and politics: Radar rounds up 20 of the wackiest conspiracy theories ... in Hollywood. And yes, all of them are real (in some minds):
  • OJ Simpson, not Robert Kardashian, is Khloe Kardashian's real dad.
  • Siblings Michael and LaToya Jackson

7 Most Overrated Movies Ever

James Bond, Inception among them

(Newser) - Looking for something to watch this weekend? You've probably heard great things about the following films, but don't believe the hype, Tim Robey writes in the Telegraph . He lists the 10 most overrated films:
  1. Skyfall, directed by Sam Mendes, is hardly the thriller it was made out to

Clint Eastwood Saves Pal With Heimlich

Director of golf tournament was choking at dinner

(Newser) - Clint Eastwood played the hero in Pebble Beach, Calif., this week with timely use of the Heimlich maneuver, reports the Carmel Pine Cone . At a dinner to honor volunteers working the annual pro-am golf tournament there, tournament director Steve John began choking on a piece of cheese. “I gave...

7 Stars Who Love Guns
 7 Stars Who Love Guns 

7 Stars Who Love Guns

Including some who may surprise you

(Newser) - Some celebrities like packing heat—and not just in the movies. Fox News rounds up 14 of them. A sampling:
  • Tom Selleck: He's a member of the NRA.
  • Dax Shepard: After the Sandy Hook shootings, he tweeted, "I love guns. I have several, but I would gladly get

10 Stars Who Went Into Politics

They left glitz and glamor for lawmaking and the like

(Newser) - What to do after you tire of walking red carpets and posing for magazine covers? Shake hands and kiss babies, at least for these 19 stars-turned-politicians rounded up by Fox News . Click through the gallery for a sampling or check out the full list here .

16 Celeb Couples Who Split Up This Year

2013 was unlucky for these stars

(Newser) - This year wasn't great for these 16 celebrity couples, all of whom split up. Click through the gallery for a sampling, or see the full lists at ETOnline , PopSugar , and the Huffington Post .

Clint Eastwood, Wife Split
 Clint Eastwood, Wife Split 

Clint Eastwood, Wife Split

They separate after 17 years of marriage

(Newser) - Clint Eastwood and his younger wife of 17 years are separated, reports US Weekly . Eastwood is 83 and wife Dina 48. TMZ says the two have been living apart for a while but "remain close." They have one child together, 16-year-old daughter Morgan, though Clint has seven children...

Romneys Voted Against Mitt Running, 10-2

Even the would-be candidate voted no: Dan Balz book

(Newser) - Mitt Romney's entrance into the 2012 race was apparently no easy decision. Around Christmas of 2010, he and his family voted on whether he should run. Of 12 votes, 10 were nays—including Romney's own, the Huffington Post reports, per Washington Post reporter Dan Balz's upcoming book,...

Eastwood Signs GOP's Gay Marriage Brief

'We're making a big deal out of things we shouldn't,' he's said in past

(Newser) - Add Clint Eastwood to the growing line of Republicans throwing their weight behind an amicus brief filed with the Supreme Court in support of gay marriage, reports Breitbart . The empty-chair whisperer and longtime Libertarian/Republican is perhaps the biggest name yet to sign the brief, and he hasn't exactly been...

Eastwood's Empty Chair Gets Place of Honor in DC

RNC boss keeps it in his office

(Newser) - The chairman of the Republican National Committee is taking his title literally. Reince Priebus now holds the best-known empty chair in the world—the one Clint Eastwood took to task onstage at the party convention. Priebus pointed out the prop to CNN at the start of an interview about his...

2012's Best Viral Political Moments

Social media highlights from the year that was

(Newser) - Washington might be Hollywood for ugly people, but this year DC went as viral as any A-lister. Politico runs down the highlights in social media, from the year that brought us binders full of badass secretaries, empty chairs, and more:
  • Bronco Bama and Mitt Romney : 4-year-old Abbie Evans' video meltdown

Eastwood Stars in Pro-Romney Ad

And Bruce Springsteen writes a song for Obama

(Newser) - Less than two weeks to election day, and celebrities are really stepping it up for their preferred candidates. On the Romney side, Clint Eastwood appears in the latest ad from pro-Mitt super PAC American Crossroads, Politico reports. "If someone doesn't get the job done, you have to hold...

End of Watch, Scary House Tie on Slow Weekend

'Dredd 3D' underwhelms after all the Comic-Con hype

(Newser) - Ticket sales continued to sag this weekend as Jake Gyllenhaal and Jennifer Lawrence tied at the box office and sci-fi action flick Dredd 3D fared poorly, the LA Times reports. Gyllenhaal's police drama End of Watch and Lawrence's horror film House at the End of the Street each...

Romney Adviser &#39;Treats Mitt Like a Cardboard Cutout&#39;
Romney Adviser 'Treats Mitt Like a Cardboard Cutout'
Maureen Dowd

Romney Adviser 'Treats Mitt Like a Cardboard Cutout'

Stuart Stevens 'too hip to walk through fire': Maureen Dowd

(Newser) - Poor Stuart Stevens: Already derided by political insiders and slammed by conservatives , Mitt Romney's artsy, unpredictable top strategy guy today gets a grilling from Maureen Dowd. "You get the sense that the strategist considers himself cooler than the candidate, that he’s too hip to walk through fire...

Texas GOPer Lynches Chair on Front Lawn

Any guesses what message he's subtly trying to convey?

(Newser) - An Austin Republican's lawn currently features an empty chair dangling from a rope on a tree, along with a US flag. Following Clint Eastwood's RNC speech , it's not a stretch to assume the empty chair symbolizes President Obama, suggesting not-so-subtly a lynching, Burnt Orange Report notes. A...

Eastwood Calls Obama the 'Greatest Hoax'

Actor says he decided to talk to chair minutes before he went out

(Newser) - Clint Eastwood doesn't regret his, er, unique RNC speech , saying it accomplished everything he wanted it to. The 82-year-old gave his first interview since the convention to the Carmel Pine Cone , a tiny outlet from Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, where he was once mayor. "President Obama is the greatest hoax...

Clint Eastwood Cutout Gets Its Own Empty Chair

People still riffing on Republican National Convention appearance

(Newser) - For the past few months, a life-sized cardboard cutout of Clint Eastwood has been overlooking California's Glendale Freeway—and now it's been joined by an empty chair, the Los Angeles Times reports. The chair, of course, evokes Eastwood's RNC appearance , in which he spoke for 12 minutes...

Dems Want Betty White to Counter Clint

Petition drive seeks to draft Golden Girl for DNC

(Newser) - Democratic activists are trying to draft a convention speaker even older than surprise Republican speaker Clint Eastwood . A social media campaign has been launched to bring Betty White, the last surviving Golden Girl, to the Democratic National Convention this week, reports ABC . White, who endorsed Obama in May, turned 90...

Obama Irked by Clint's Skit? Nah, He's a 'Huge' Fan

Eastwood 'is a great actor, and even better director'

(Newser) - Was President Obama offended by Clint Eastwood's repartee with an empty chair at the RNC? Hardly, he says—in fact he made sure to tell reporters on Air Force One that he's "a huge Clint Eastwood fan. He is a great actor, and an even better director....

Bill Maher Defends Eastwood: 'He Killed'

Host hates the politics but loves the delivery

(Newser) - Bill Maher may have disagreed with just about everything Clint Eastwood said in his convention speech —"I had no idea he was such a down the line, right-wing a---hole"—but he's not among those mocking the performance, notes Mediaite . People are always carping that these events...

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