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Rupert Everett Prefers Energy Over Sex And Drugs

May 16th, 2013 3:37pm EDT
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Rupert Everett has shunned sex and drugs to regain his energy.

The 53 year-old Everett, who recently wrote a memoir titled "Vanished Years," says that the time he spent in his youth partying and indulging were enough.

The openly-gay actor tells The New York Times Style Magazine, "I always thought I'd be found, aged 70, in a tie-dyed T-shirt haunting a toilet or at some rave in Miami. I didn't see myself ever stopping that kind of lifestyle, because I loved it so much. I can't think of anything worse than going out now... I find people who take drugs quite irritating now."

Everett also re...

Paris Hilton & Five Other Celebs Who Were Caught Making Anti-Gay Comments

September 21st, 2012 4:30pm EDT
Paris Hilton
Paris Hilton got herself into a pickle this week by slamming gays who use the Grindr app, which allows people to "find local gay, bi and curious guys for dating or friends." A taxi cab driver recorded her saying about gay men, "They’re disgusting. Dude, most of them probably have AIDS."


The socialite immediately released a statement, which reads in part: "I was having this private conversation with a friend of mine who is gay and our conversation was in no way towards the entire gay community. It is the last thing that I would ever want to do and I cannot put into words how much ...

Rupert Everett Sparks Outrage With Gay Parenting Remarks

September 17th, 2012 11:16am EDT
Rupert Everett
British actor Rupert Everett has come under fire after declaring he "can't think of anything worse" than a gay couple raising a child.

The openly gay star has been criticized by equality campaigners after insisting that "children need a father and a mother."

In an interview with Britain's Sunday Times Magazine, Everett revealed how his mother Sara McLean Everett had met his boyfriend but "still wishes I had a wife and kids."

He added, "She thinks children need a father and a mother and I agree with her. I can't think of anything worse than being brought up by two gay dads. Some people ...

Jonny Lee Miller To Play Sherlock Holmes In 'Elementary'

February 15th, 2012 8:12am EST
Jonny Lee Miller
Trainspotting star Jonny Lee Miller is to follow in the footsteps of Robert Downey, Jr., Benedict Cumberbatch, Basil Rathbone and Rupert Everett after signing on to play Sherlock Holmes in a new TV drama series.

Miller, who was briefly married to Angelina Jolie, will lead the cast of Elementary - a modern take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous London sleuth.

In the series, which is loosely based on Cumberbatch's hit British show Sherlock, Miller - as Holmes - will solve cases and fight crime in New York City, according to

Rupert Everett Was Forced Out Of Hollywood After Coming Out

January 1st, 2011 6:41pm EST
Rupert Everett
Rupert Everett has become the latest gay star to speak openly about the downside of coming out, revealing he was shunned by Hollywood after he declared he was a homosexual.

The My Best Friend's Wedding star, 51, admits he had to flee Hollywood after his big reveal two decades ago - because no one would hire him.

He tells the BBC, "I just never got a job there (in Hollywood), and I never got a job here (in Britain), after (coming out)... I never had another job here for 10 years, probably, and I moved to Europe."

His comments come just days after veteran Richard Chamberlain went public wi...

Rupert Everett Slams Jennifer Aniston's Career & Her 'Tasteless Romcom' Roles

December 29th, 2010 6:00pm EST
Rupert Everett Jennifer Aniston
Outspoken actor Rupert Everett is making quick enemies of Jennifer Aniston and fellow Brit Colin Firth, branding her career choices "tasteless" and his performance in movie musical "Mamma Mia!" "career suicide."

In a BBC radio rant, the actor admits he can't understand why the two A-listers still have careers in the film industry after consistent film flops - and he used Aniston's turn in box office bombs "The Switch," "The Bounty Hunter" and "Love Happens" as a prime example.

He says, "If you look and analyze the careers of many, many stars, you'll find that they're mostly sustained by...

'Wild Target' Review: 'Two Jews On Film' Love Those Brits In 'Wild Target' (Video)

October 27th, 2010 11:45am EDT
Wild Target
'Wild Target' directed by Jonathan Lynn, is a British comedy about an uptight hit man (Bill Nighy), his intended victim, a free spirited thief (Emily Blunt) and his young, naive apprentice (Rupert Grint). Rounding out the cast is the wonderful Eileen Atkins as Nighy's mum who's taught him everything he knows and Rupert Everett as a gangster art lover who hires Nighy to do the hit on Emily. 'Wild Target is a brilliant, funny, off beat comedy that only the English could pull off. It opens in theaters, Friday, October 29th, 2010 and is definitely bagel worthy.

Maggie Gyllenhaal To Star In Romantic Comedy About The Invention Of The Vibrator

August 20th, 2010 8:51am EDT
Maggie Gyllenhaal
Maggie Gyllenhaal is preparing to set Hollywood buzzing with a racy new role - she's signed on to star in a film about the invention of the vibrator.

The Secretary actress will play the daughter of a doctor in Victorian England, who created the sex toy to treat hysteria, which will be the title of the risqué movie.

Hysteria will also feature Evita star Jonathan Pryce and Hugh Dancy, who will play the inventors of the new electrical device, while Rupert Everett will also star.

Gyllenhaal says, "I play a firecracker whose father is a doctor who is in the business of curing hysterical wo...

The Most Memorable Meals We've Seen At The Movies

July 29th, 2010 9:25am EDT
Dinner for Schmucks
Anytime you’ve got Steve Carell and Paul Rudd sitting around a table breaking bread, it’s going to be a unique and hilarious dining experience. At least that's what audiences will be counting on when they sit down to watch the comedy “Dinner for Schmucks.” The film, which opens Friday, July 30, stars Rudd as an executive, who brings Carell’s character to his boss’s monthly dinner party for idiots.

This got us thinking about some of the most memorable meals we’ve seen at the movies. Take a look, and let us know which of your favorites weren’t on the menu!

"American Beauty" - Pass the as...

'(500) Days Of Summer' & Other Films With Great Impromptu Music Scenes

December 21st, 2009 10:15pm EST
500 Days of Summer
(500) Days of Summer was one of the best movies of the year. The Golden Globe nominated film will be released on DVD on December 22nd

, and for those who haven't seen it - we recommend you check it out.

We especially love the musical scene where Joseph Gordon-Levitt charms the audience with his dance moves to Hall & Oates "You Make My Dreams Come True." His character, Tom, falls head over heels in love with Zooey Deschanel's character, Summer, and what better way to express his love than in song? When he thinks about her he wants to sing and dance and everyone else is as happy as he is...

Rupert Everett On How Madonna Deals With Aging

December 9th, 2009 7:09pm EST
Rupert Everett
"I don't think she has taken it on board. Well, I suppose she has a 23-year-old boyfriend, and if you have the stamina...Madonna (is a) control freak with a capital C. I don't know how (she) manages to let a young partner breathe." British actor Rupert Everett on how his former friend Madonna is dealing with middle age.

Meanwhile, Madonna is adamant her children have a healthy attitude towards fame, even though they are growing up in the spotlight. She told British TV show GMTV, "I think they're pretty balanced in terms of how they view fame and celebrity and things like that. I think it...

Colin Firth: 'Hollywood Is Full Of Secretly Gay Actors'

December 9th, 2009 9:31am EST
Colin Firth:
Colin Firth is convinced Hollywood is full of secretly gay actors - because the movie industry forces stars to keep their true sexuality "hidden."

Firth plays a homosexual college professor in his new movie, A Single Man, and insists it's easy for a "straight" man to take on a gay part in a high profile film.

However, the Brit is adamant Hollywood is a much more difficult place for a gay actor, because they are forced to stay 'in the closet' to survive in the film business.

He tells Parade magazine, "If you're a straight actor who takes on the role of a gay man, it's obviously n...

Rupert Everett Advises Against 'Coming Out'

December 1st, 2009 9:49am EST
Rupert Everett Advises Against
Rupert Everett is urging 'closeted' gay stars to keep their sexuality secret, because "coming out" has the potential to end a successful film career.

The My Best Friend's Wedding actor revealed his homosexuality in 1989, and admits he's been relegated to supporting roles instead of lead parts ever since. And he is adamant gay performers should stay 'in the closet' if they want to have lasting careers in Hollywood.

He says, "It's not that advisable to be honest. It's not very easy. And, honestly, I would not advise any actor necessarily, if he was really thinking of his career, to co...

Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies - 'Couples Retreat,' 'An Education' & More

October 5th, 2009 9:04am EDT
Couples Retreat
Months of waiting for the horror/comedy "Zombieland" were thankfully not spent in vain. Both hilarious and poignant, this film reminds us that even in the post-apocalyptic world that home and family are what you make them.

Narration by the lead character Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg) provides a great deal of humor, especially as he expounds upon his rules of survival in the zombie infested world. These rules make frequent appearance on screen during relevant moments, adding additional laughs.

Woody Harrelson is perfect as Tallahassee, the fearless badass with nothing to lose. He's ...

Rupert Everett On Michael Jackson: 'He Was A Freak'

July 22nd, 2009 9:46am EDT
Rupert Everett
Rupert Everett is reportedly convinced its best Michael Jackson died when he did - because the superstar would have struggled with his planned 50-date residency this summer.

The late King of Pop suffered a cardiac arrest last month, just weeks before he was due to start This Is It, a series of comeback concerts at London's O2 Arena.

However, a British tabloid claims the Hollywood actor Everett believes the dates would have been too grueling for the Thriller hit-maker - and even if he'd managed to impress fans with his stage show, the press would have finished him off anyway.


Rupert Everett Lost Job Over 'Facelift Photos'

July 21st, 2009 12:03pm EDT
Rupert Everett Facelift Photos
Rupert Everett was left fuming after tabloids suggested he had a facelift - because the speculative "before-and-after" photos prompted a director to fire him.

A picture of the actor looking noticeably fresh-faced and wrinkle-free was printed in April; fueling rumors the 50 year old had undergone a drastic cosmetic procedure.

A spokesperson moved swiftly to deny the gossip, but Everett claims the damage had already been done to his career.

He explains, "That's just pathetic. This is where perception overtakes truth. Those images went all the way round the world, and at one point ...

Best Wedding Films - What's Your Favorite?

June 18th, 2009 9:55am EDT
My Best Friend
This weekend Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds light up the screen with a brand new romantic comedy titled The Proposal. They are an unlikely duo who must pretend to get married to get Bullock's character a green card, but as anyone can expect, they start to fancy one another. It got Starpulse thinking about other movies centered around weddings that have captured the interest of movie goers before.

Here's a look at some excellent movies focused on weddings. Feel free to add your own suggestions in the comments!

Image © New Line Productions

My Best Friend's Wedding

Who can for...

Rupert Everett Denies Cosmetic Surgery Rumors

April 19th, 2009 9:37am EDT
Rupert Everett
Rupert Everett has vehemently denied accusations he has undergone cosmetic surgery - following a string of internet rumors suggesting he had a facelift.

A picture of the actor looking noticeably fresh-faced and wrinkle-free surfaced online earlier this week following the star's recent appearance on Rachael Ray's TV show.

The image has fueled speculation that Everett, 49, has resorted to drastic measures in a bid to gain a more youthful appearance.

But a spokesman for the star is adamant he has not undergone any cosmetic procedures.

The rep tells British newspaper the Dai...

Brandon Routh Finds A New Superhero

February 23rd, 2009 1:08pm EST
Brandon Routh
Brandon Routh probably won't get to play Superman again given that the studio plans to totally reboot the franchise, a la Batman Begins/The Dark Knight. It seems he's found another comic book character though in Dylan Dog. He is set to star in the film version of Tiziano Sclavi's Italian comic book series in a film from producers Ahstok Amritraj and Patrick Aiello.

"We have a movie called Dead of Night which starts shooting in April with Brandon Routh," Amritraj said. "Kevin Munroe who did Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [TMNT] is directing it. That shoots in New Orleans."

For those ...

Rupert Everett: 'My Sexuality Killed My Career'

February 19th, 2009 2:43pm EST
Rupert Everett
Actor Rupert Everett is convinced his sexuality stunted his blossoming Hollywood career - insisting movie bosses stopped offering him leading roles after he announced he is gay.

The British star won a string of lead roles in films throughout the 1980s, but his acting career slowed down after he revealed his homosexuality in 1989. Everett is adamant that the revelation put an end to a promising career as a movie star, leaving him to play a handful of roles as the 'gay best friend'.

Everett - who played gay characters in both The Next Best Thing and My Best Friend's Wedding - also...

Rupert Everett Attacks The British Army

June 9th, 2008 9:45am EDT
Rupert Everett
Outspoken actor Rupert Everett has sparked fury from British soldiers after branding them "whining wimps" who are "pathetic" compared to recruits in the days of Victorian Britain.

The Stardust actor, whose own father was a major in the British Army, made the controversial comments in a documentary he has filmed for the U.K.'s Channel 4 about 19th century soldier Richard Burton. The star compares modern day soldiers to old fashioned recruits, insisting British fighters in Iraq and Afghanistan constantly "whine" about facing the risk of death. And the 49-year-old insists soldiers have n...

George Clooney Ridicules Rupert Everett's Movies

April 22nd, 2008 10:54am EDT
George Clooney
Hollywood actor George Clooney has hit back at Rupert Everett for criticizing the Ocean's Eleven franchise - by ridiculing the Brit's own film roles. Everett claimed the fellow actor was "not the brightest spark in the boulevard" and branded the Ocean's Eleven franchise "a cancer to world culture".

However, Clooney has retaliated by telling journalists, "Where did that come from? You kind of go, 'Dude, weren't you in Dunston Checks In'?"

-George Clooney's Filmography

-Rupert Everett's Filmography

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)

Top 10 Worst Disney Films

February 29th, 2008 3:43pm EST
Snow Dogs
Disney has produced some huge animated hits (The Lion King, Aladdin, Lady and the Tramp) and extremely popular live-action flicks (Pirates of the Caribbean, High School Musical, National Treasure). But the studio that brought us Pocahontas also subjected Mickey Mouse fans to Snow Dogs. Here's our list of the top 10 worst Disney films:

10. The Haunted Mansion

Oh, Eddie Murphy, what were you on when you agreed to do a movie based on a Disneyland ride? I wonder what the execs at Disney were thinking: "Let's put Eddie Murphy in anything, he can sell it! We could have a whole movie of...

Notable Quotables

January 7th, 2008 6:00pm EST
Will Smith
"They're very, very funny. I keep telling them: 'You probably should let people know how funny you all are, 'cos y'all (are) hilarious." Will Smith thinks David and Victoria Beckham could rival him in the comedy stakes.

"The thing about stars is that we're all chillingly unsexy in bed." Openly-gay actor Rupert Everett dismisses celebrity sex appeal.

"Yes, okay. Half the world would like to be with my boyfriend. More than half the world, in fact." Vanessa Paradis acknowledges her long-time partner Johnny Depp's universal popularity.

"I don't want to look like a slut bucket. ...

Notable Quotables

January 3rd, 2008 7:30pm EST
Tom Hanks
"Yes, I went into this career specifically so I'd end up naked in a Jacuzzi with a bunch of naked strippers." Tom Hanks on the perks of his latest role as Texas congressman Charlie Wilson in Charlie Wilson's War.

"The thing about stars is that we're all chillingly unsexy in bed." Openly gay actor Rupert Everett dismisses celebrity sex appeal.

"That part was easy, there's not a lot of different ways you can play 'I'm about to get my head chopped off.' You just have to look scared." Jason Bateman admits his role as Special Agent Adam Leavitt in The Kingdom was no major challenge.


Rupert Everett's Exploding Fake Breasts Startle Crew

January 3rd, 2008 9:07am EST
Rupert Everett
Crew on new film St. Trinian's were given a shock by cross-dressing actor Rupert Everett when his fake breasts exploded all over the set.

The flamboyant Everett and co-star Colin Firth were constantly playing pranks on the set of the British movie remake, and one involved replacing his hefty prosthetic cleavage with water bombs.

Everett explains, "For the love scene, I put balloons in my breasts as a surprise so that when he fondled them they exploded. But it didn't work the first time so I let Colin in on the joke.

"Next time, he put pins in his fingers so he burst them w...

Notable Quotables

December 19th, 2007 6:30pm EST
"It's like there's one or two things the public knows about every famous person. With me, everyone knows I wet my pants onstage and had a crystal-meth addiction. That sucks." Fergie considers her legacy.

"I think these movies are entertaining in a positive way - my character isn't someone who has a gun and he doesn't use violence. His only super power is he's read a couple of history books." Nicolas Cage on his National Treasure films.

"The smell of my daughter's breath, a fresh-cut lawn, pulling up to a film set for the first time, hugging my husband." These are a few of Katie Ho...

Notable Quotables

December 18th, 2007 6:00pm EST
"It was so glitzy that dollar signs kept appearing in my head." Rihanna was impressed by the Spice Girls performance at their U.K gig.

"People in America can't think about Iraq now - all they care about is Jennifer Lopez's bottom." British actor Rupert Everett believes America's 2008 presidential voters are easily distracted.

"My knees got very bruised from many wrestling make-out scenes that I had to do. I had big purple bruises on my knees that looked very unattractive." The Office star Jenna Fischer suffered for her art on the set of new movie Walk Hard.

"I've been, you kn...

Rupert Everett Is Bitter

December 16th, 2007 1:00pm EST
Rupert Everett
British actor Rupert Everett has launched a scathing attack on Hollywood legends Al Pacino and Robert De Niro, branding them "tragic parodies" of the icons they once were.

The 48-year-old insists the film industry has deteriorated into shallow, celebrity-obsessed "trash" - and blames its biggest players for perpetuating the trend.

He says, "De Niro, (Robert) Redford, (Diane) Keaton, (Woody) Allen, Pacino - they're all just tragic parodies of themselves. Al Pacino looks like a mad old freak now. I say give it a rest, or go and do some serious stuff."

But the My Best Friend's ...

Rupert Everett Says Madonna & Kate Moss Have No Style

December 10th, 2007 12:05pm EST
Kate Moss
British actor Rupert Everett has slammed style icons Kate Moss and Madonna, branding their widely-worshipped fashion sense "terrible." The 48-year-old plays the headmistress of an all-girls school in new movie St. Trinian's, but he insists he would be better suited to teach celebrities about looking their best.

He says, "Forget 'St. Trinian's,' I should really be headmistress of a star academy. All these so-called style divas have such terrible dress sense. I could give them a proper going over, and then put them back on the road. 'Ooh, look, Kate Moss' hands have become almost as gra...

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