Angelina Shoots Down "Nasty" Rumors About Her Film

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  • Angelina Jolie is busy shooting her film about the Bosnian war, but has taken a moment to speak out about the plot of the script she wrote.

“It’s very simple,” she told a reporter. “There was a nasty rumor that it was about a relationship that started with a rape and torture – and it’s not.” She also said: “The film is about the experience that a lot of different people, on all different sides, have as war takes its toll… A couple that maybe would have lived a certain life, had the war not begun, end up having a very different story because of the war.” And: “It’s absolutely to be handled as delicately as possible.” [USA Today]

  • Willow Smith wants to work with Lady Gaga. If they collaborate on a track I will burst with joy and then download the crap out of it. [Just Jared]
  • The Rocky Horror episode of Glee is almost here! [Just Jared]
  • Kim Kardashian bought herself a 30th birthday present: A Rolls Royce. This was, she says, “the best gift I got.” She also says: “It’s nerve-wracking because now when someone says ‘How old are you?’ I have to say 30. It scares me a little bit. But I do feel accomplished, and I feel like I’ve gotten a lot done before 30. I feel good!” Uh, yeah, 30 is soooo old. Better get a luxury automobile. Christ. [This Is London]
  • Sandra Bullock, her adorable baby and her sister and brother-in-law are all on vacation in the Caribbean. Sandy swam in the ocean, swam in the pool, drank cocktails while watching the sunset and visited the spa for massages. Jealous? [People]
  • The latest buzz on Christina Aguilera‘s split with Jordan Bratman is that she was “upset and frustrated” after Bionic flopped. A “friend” says: “She feels that he held her back when she wanted to focus more on her career.” [Page Six]
  • Courteney Cox and David Arquette met and fell in love on the set of Scream. But their separation happened while on the set of Scream 4. Director Wes Craven is heartbroken, saying: “We didn’t have any idea that was going on… (It) was a big love fest… It’s very sad. I just about cried when I heard. It’s a wrenching thing to happen to anybody that you love. I wish them both the best.” [Daily Express]
  • Céline Dion is in the hospital, preparing to give birth to twins. [People]
  • Jennifer Westfeldt wrote a script called Friends With Kids, and will produce with her partner, Jon Hamm. Jennifer, Jon, Kristen Wiig, Adam Scott and Megan Fox will star in the film, “which revolves around a pair of thirtysomething best friends who observe the toll that having kids has taken on the couples they know and resolve to bypass that stress by having a child and then date other people.” [The Hollywood Reporter]
  • Justin Bieber probably won’t be charged for whatever happened during that laser tag incident. [WonderWall]
  • Over the weekend, it was reported that Madonna‘s new man is named Brahim Rachiki. But now they’re saying the guy’s name is Brahim Zaibat. How many dancers named Brahim does Madonna know?!?! [Page Six]
  • Teresa Giudice wants more money to be on the next season of Real Housewives Of New Jersey, and “is ready to walk if Bravo doesn’t cough up the cash.” [TMZ]
  • Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones are throwing a Halloween party for the kids at their mansion outside of New York City. [Page Six]
  • Folks who live in the same town as Teen Mom‘s Amber Portwood are “fed up” with her; an editorial in the local paper calls her a “jobless buffoon.” [NYDN]
  • At the link: J-Woww‘s yearbook picture. [Radar Online]
  • Oksana Grigorieva‘s new lawyer, Lisa Bloom (daughter of Gloria Allred), is working for free. [TMZ]
  • Good news! True Blood‘s Ryan Kwanten — aka Jason Stackhouse — is on the cover of Men’s Health. Bad news. He is wearing a shirt. [Socialite Life]
  • After being arrested last November for allegedly hitting a photographer, Mike Tyson is being sued for $25 million. [TMZ]
  • Mr. T pities the fool who doesn’t sell their gold. [The Life Files]
  • Adrien Brody doesn’t want you to see the Italian horror film he’s in. [Vulture]
  • Randy Quaid was a no-show in court yesterday. There’s a warrant out for his arrest. [Pop Eater]
  • Baz Luhrmann is workshopping The Great Gatsby with Leonardo DiCaprio as Gatsby, Tobey Maguire as Nick Carraway, and Rebecca Hall as Daisy. Its unclear whether this film will get made, or whether these actors will be in the film. But if you like Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet or Moulin Rouge, a similarly lush, vivid Gatsby project is kind of exciting! [Deadline Hollywood]
  • “I was a wreck from start to finish. I think I cried every single day. I had to lean so much more heavily on everyone around me than I’m used to. I’m used to pulling my own weight. But I totally fell apart.” — Anne Hathaway, to Vogue, on all the sex scenes in Love & Other Drugs. []
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