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MORGAN FREEMAN FALLS ASLEEP DURING INTERVIEW
Morgan Freeman and Michael Caine were promoting their new film Now You See Me on Seattle's Q13 Fox News when Morgan started dozing off mid-interview. A video of the interview has been making the rounds on the internet which shows the 75-year-old actor appearing to nod off while Caine is answering a question.
The brief nap occurred while Michael was discussing how magic tricks are performed on stage and Freeman opened his eyes just in time to catch the end of the response. The chat ended with anchor Bill Wixey asking Morgan for narrating advice for his daughter who was just cast as the narrator in a school play.
AMANDA BYNES REJECTED FROM PRIVATE JET
Who knew Googling results weren't a valid form of ID? Amanda Bynes was allegedly denied from boarding a private flight to L.A. over the weekend after asking the pilot to Google her to prove her identity.
JOE JACKSON SPEAKS ON WADE ROBSON'S MOLESTATION ALLEGATIONS
Michael Jackson's dad Joe Jackson has spoken out on Wade Robson's molestation allegations against the late pop icon. As previously reported, Wade has claimed that when he was a child, Michael molested him for years. According to TMZ, Joe Jackson said that Wade is being paid to say that Michael molested him.
He said, "That's no good. He's lying. He's lying. Michael was so generous to him at first, but he's lying about Michael. He's not the only one behind this. Someone is paying him."
UPDATE ON MICHAEL'S WRONGFUL DEATH SUIT
Meanwhile, during AEG Live's attorney Sean Trell's fourth day of testimony at the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial, an email was revealed that may backup Michael's family's case. An AEG exec sent the email shortly before Michael's death, saying that the firm requested a meeting with his doctor, Conrad Murray, "to remind him that it is AEG, not MJ who is paying his salary. We want him to understand what is expected of him."
Katherine and Michael's children are suing the concert promoter for negligently hiring Dr. Conrad Murray -- who has been convicted of killing Michael. AEG has denied any wrongdoing.
ANGELINA JOLIE REFUSES MASTECTOMY INTERVIEWS
Angelina Jolie made waves when she revealed to the world that she has been undergoing surgeries to take preventative measures against cancer after testing positive for the BRCA gene. Despite opening up about her decision to get a double mastectomy, the actress has rejected all interview offers to discuss it further.
The New York Post is reporting that Angelina allegedly rejected her friend Ann Curry -- who has interviewed her numerous times in the past. According to sources, NBC was pushing Ann to try and score the interview which they wanted to air as a primetime special.
It is rumored that when Ann was let go from the Today show, Angelina reached out to her and promised that she and Brad Pitt would not give interviews to anyone else at the show.
BRAD PITT SURPRISES FANS 'WORLD WAR Z' SCREENING
Brad Pitt surprised fans by showing up at late-night preview screening of World War Z in Hoboken, New Jersey on Thursday (May 22nd) night. According to E! Online, Pitt was said to be in good spirits as he addressed the cheering crowd before the film began.
He told the audience, "Thank you all for coming out. I know it's late, and we really appreciate it...Today we came out to show the film for the people we made it for -- our fans!" The father of six went on to say, "We said, well there's no other place better than Jersey! We've got T-shirts for everyone, and we've got a massive film for you. It's epic, it's scary as hell, and I guarantee you it's the most intense thing you're gonna see all summer."
Earlier in the day, Brad went to a star-studded screening of the film at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City which was also attended by Bruce Willis, Kevin Bacon, Katie Couric, and Jimmy Fallon.
KIM KARDASHIAN EXPLAINS TIGHT MATERNITY CLOTHES
Throughout the duration of her pregnancy, Kim Kardashian has been criticized for her maternity style. Kim took to her blog once again on Tuesday (May 21st) to address the people who feel that her choices have been inappropriate for an expectant mother.
The reality star wrote, "It's funny because people comment saying, 'Don't wear tight things,' but anyone who has been pregnant knows it feels so secure being held in, and wearing something tight and supportive. I absolutely love this look, and felt so good in it." Kim previously addressed her critics back in March saying, "For any concern that my clothes are too tight, I have so many pieces custom fit for my growing body! They make pregnancy Spanx which are tight. So this theory sounds ridiculous! I feel my best when I am in heels and chic clothes! Happy mommy, happy baby!"
LENA DUNHAM IS NOT HAPPY ABOUT THE 'GIRLS' PORN PARODY: Girls creator and star Lena Dunham is not happy that Hustler has decided to make a porn parody of her HBO show called This Ain't Girls XXX. Lena tweeted on Thursday (May 23rd,) "I wish I had a better attitude about the Girls porn parody. I really can never predict what will trouble me and it's simply exhausting."
JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT LOVES BEING CURVY: Client List star Jennifer Love Hewitt is on the cover the June issue of Women's Running magazine and discusses how she has no plans to run off her curves. She tells the magazine, "I'm an actress, I live in L.A., I work in Hollywood. But I've learned that if you're too skinny, they'll say something about it. If you're not skinny enough, they'll say something about it. I just try to feel good in my own skin as much as I can. I do find that as a curvy girl, as I guess I've sort of been deemed, I don't think you want to run your curves off, because then you're just not yourself."
RON LIVINGSTON AND ROSEMARIE DEWITT WELCOME DAUGHTER: Office Space star Ron Livingston and his wife Rosemarie DeWitt have announced through reps that their daughter Gracie James Livingston was born on April 29th. The new parents met while shooting the Fox TV series Standoff and married in 2009.
BROOKE MUELLER HAS NEVER BEEN ALONE WITH HER KIDS: Radar Online is reporting that a major discovery has been made that could keep Brooke Mueller from reclaiming her kids once she gets out of rehab. Sources tell the website, "Brooke has never been alone with the twins, ever. Since the time they were born, she has always had nannies, or help from her family. She doesn't know how to care for Bob and Max's basic daily needs, and views them as play things. The boys would spend the majority of their time with their nannies. Brooke would try and eat breakfast with them, if she was able to be roused in the mornings. Brooke never goes to the twins' preschool, in which the parents are encouraged to participate. It's always the nannies."
JESSICA CHASTAIN WAS SCARED TO WEAR ELIZABETH TAYLOR'S JEWELRY AT CANNES: Zero Dark Thirty actress Jessica Chastain revealed to People that she was a bit frightened to wear Elizabeth Taylor's sapphire-and-diamond necklace to a Cannes screening of Cleopatra. She told the magazine, "I didn't want to know how much it was worth. It was so thrilling to wear it, but I was overwhelmed too. It was a little scary. I was the first person to wear it since Elizabeth. I felt as if I was able to spend the day with her today by wearing the necklace."
LEA MICHELE LANDS BOOK DEAL: Glee actress Lea Michele has inked a deal to publish her memoir entitled Brunette Ambition. It is described as "part memoir, part how-to and part style-guide" and will chronicle her life "from normal Bronx-born schoolgirl to Broadway child star to lead actress in one of the most popular shows on TV."
EVAN PETERS JOINS 'X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST': American Horror Story actor Evan Peters has landed a role in X-Men: Days of Future Past playing the mutant Quicksilver. Director Bryan Singer tweeted, "Before he was an #Avenger, he was just a REALLY fast kid. Thrilled to say #EvanPeters is joining #XMen #DaysOfFuturePast as #Quicksilver."
'S.W.A.T.' ACTOR STEVE FORREST HAS DIED: Veteran actor Steve Forrest died on May 18th at the age of 87. Forrest had over 100 TV credits including the 1970's cop show S.W.A.T. and a recurring role on the original Dallas.
A&E CANCELS 'INTERVENTION': A&E has announced that Intervention has been cancelled after 13 seasons. Executive VP of Programming at A&E said, "As Intervention comes to an end, we're proud to have paved the way for such an original and groundbreaking series. We're honored to have been a part of the 243 interventions since its premiere in March of 2005, leading to the 156 individuals that are currently sober to this day."
RICHARD LINKLATER DISCUSSES 'DAZED AND CONFUSED' SEQUEL: Director Richard Linklater took part in an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit on Wednesday (May 22nd) and provided fans with an update on his long-awaited sequel to Dazed And Confused. The filmmaker said, "Hoping to make it this fall, actually. A college comedy. I feel like mixing it up with a big ensemble."