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Adam Sandler Involved In Restaurant Dispute

August 12th, 2011 3:32pm EDT
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Adam Sandler's publicist has dismissed reports the actor/movie mogul reneged on a deal with a small restaurant to cater two meals for the cast and crew of his latest film.

The owner of A Taste of Italy in Massachusetts claims Sandler's company, Happy Madison Productions, made a deal with him to cater for two big BBQs following a meal at the restaurant.

However, the big meals never happened and he was left $2,500 out of pocket, prompting him to slap a poster on his shop window, stating, 'Adam Sandler ate here and never paid.'

Nonetheless, representatives for The Wedding Singer star, who...
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Leonardo DiCaprio Named Hollywood's Highest-Paid Actor

August 2nd, 2011 10:30am EDT
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Leonardo DiCaprio has seen off competition from Johnny Depp to top the list of Hollywood's highest-paid actors.

The Hollywood hunk took the top spot in the chart, compiled by Forbes magazine, after earning $77 million last year thanks to hit films Inception and Shutter Island.

Despite Alice in Wonderland's huge earnings, taking over $1 billion, Depp fell from first to second. However, he's on course to reclaim his title next year following the success of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.

Adam Sandler was in third place, with Will Smith and Tom Hanks trailing behind.

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Jim Carrey & Adam Sandler Targeted In Animal Rights Letter Campaign

July 18th, 2011 7:33pm EDT
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Jim Carrey and Adam Sandler are among the funnymen who have been targeted by leading animal rights group PETA as part of a campaign to keep animals out of the movies.

Activists were appalled to see real creatures in films like Mr. Popper's Penguins and Zookeeper alongside computerized doubles and now they're appealing to the stars in person, asking them to boycott films that feature performing animals.

Letters have been sent to Carrey and Sandler as well as Steve Carell, Will Ferrell, and Ben Stiller - all of whom have starred in and/or produced films that featured wild animals.

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Two Jews' Reviews 'Zookeeper': This Unfunny Comedy Not Bagel Worthy (Video)

July 8th, 2011 3:00pm EDT
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'Two Jews On Film': By Joan Alperin Schwartz: When five different people get screenwriting credit for one film, you know something went terribly wrong.

And that's exactly what happened with the film 'Zookeeper', directed by Frank Coraci. Five screenwriters couldn't make this film work.

When the film opens, we see Griffin Keyes (Kevin James) and his girlfriend (Stephanie), played by drop dead gorgeous, Leslie Gibb, riding horses along a beach, somewhere in Mexico. Just as Griffin is about to propose to Stephanie, she breaks up with him. Her reason...Griffin is a 'zookeeper' and she wan...
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Charlie Sheen To Star In TV Adaptation Of 'Anger Management'?

July 6th, 2011 8:45pm EDT
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Charlie Sheen's TV comeback will be based on Jack Nicholson and Adam Sandler comedy Anger Management, according to a report.

Sheen was fired from hit show Two And A Half Men after publicly falling out with producers earlier this year - and now he's set to take Nicholson's womanizing role as an anger specialist to the small screen.

TMZ.com reports this is the Joe Roth project Sheen alluded to during a chat with photographers on Tuesday. Roth owns the screenplay to the 2003 movie.

The website reports Sheen's character becomes a counselor to defendants in the criminal justice system with an...
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Vanilla Ice Considers Role In Adam Sandler Film

April 2nd, 2011 1:30pm EDT
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"Country Strong" star Leighton Meester and Vanilla Ice are in talks to play supporting roles in Adam Sandler's new comedy "I Hate You, Dad."

Meester is slated to play Sandler's daughter-in-law-to-be in the film, which also stars comedian Andy Samberg, and Vanilla Ice is tipped to play a gay wedding planner.

If he signs on for the film, it will be Ice's first movie role since 2002's "The New Guy."

In the film, Sandler plays Samberg's father, who moves in with his son and his fiancee.

James Caan is also in talks to join the cast - as Meester's dad, according to Variety.
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Partying With The Celebs at Mardi Gras

February 27th, 2011 12:53pm EST
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This year, Mardi Gras ends on “Fat Tuesday”, March 8th and many people in New Orleans will be celebrating by drinking mass amounts of Hurricanes, throwing beads off of balconies in the French Quarter, watching the parade down Bourbon Street and of course, flashing their ta-tas. Here are a few celebrities we would love to party with in the Big Easy.

Former Playboy Platemate, Kendra Wilkinson showed us on The Girls Next Door that she is always down to have a good time. Even after she married Hank Baskett and had baby Hank, she still enjoys a good night out complete with dancing on a stripp...
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Hot Leg: Brooklyn Decker In Berlin

February 23rd, 2011 10:00am EST
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Brooklyn Decker attended the "Just Go with It" Berlin premiere in a long purple dress and red high heels that showed off her swimsuit model legs.

She stars in the film opposite Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston. In the movie, a prominent plastic surgeon meets the woman of his dreams only to find their future thrown into jeopardy when his playboy past comes back to haunt him.

"Just Go With It" is in theaters now.

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Never Say Never: Justin Bieber's 3D Concert Movie in a Tight Race for This Weekend's Box Office

February 13th, 2011 6:36pm EST
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"Let's pull off a miracle. Who is coming? Bring all your friends!" was the message posted on Justin Bieber's Facebook page earlier today when box office numbers showed his concert film, Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, trailing the top spot in this weekend's box office race by a slim margin.

The must-see movie of the week sits just behind Jennifer Aniston & Adam Sandler's new film Just Go With It, despite the romantic comedy's lukewarm reviews.

Box Office Mojo reports that Just Go With It rang in an estimated $31 million in box office receipts this weekend, while Bieber's Never Say Never t...
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Adam Sandler Sends Get Well Message To Cancer-Stricken Fan

February 11th, 2011 2:26pm EST
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Adam Sandler showed off his sensitive side when he appeared on TV on Friday and sent out a heartfelt message to one of his biggest fans, who has been diagnosed with cancer.

The star ended his interview on breakfast show "Today" by sending his best wishes to 15-year-old Kevin, who has been hospitalised in Boston, Massachusetts with lekaemia.

Looking directly into the camera, the funnyman said, "Kevin, I'm just thinking about ya, I love ya, I hope you get through this as quick as possible. You're on my mind, I hope to see ya, I hope you get well quick enough to fight me, 'cause I'm waiting ...
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Brooklyn Decker Turns Heads In A Leopard-Print Dress At 'Just Go With It' Premiere

February 9th, 2011 8:32am EST
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Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Brooklyn Decker showed up to the "Just Go with It" New York City premiere yesterday wearing a tight, leopard-print dress.

In the film a prominent plastic surgeon meets the woman of his dreams only to find their future thrown into jeopardy when his playboy past comes back to haunt him.

Danny (Adam Sandler) has a unique approach to picking up women -- in order to break the ice and gain their sympathy, he pretends to be stuck in an unhappy marriage.

The instant he brandishes his wedding ring, the deal is all but cinched. But when Danny finally meets a woma...
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Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies - 'Just Go with It,' 'Gnomeo and Juliet' & More

February 7th, 2011 12:00pm EST
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Last week I did not catch anything new in theaters, but I had the opportunity to see Ben Affleck’s Boston crime thriller “The Town” and the noir drama “Winter’s Bone” on Netflix. Both turned out to be quite enjoyable, although I found “Winter’s Bone” slightly more captivating than “The Town.”

Despite some obvious similarities to Michael Mann’s “Heat,” Affleck manages to spin this tale about robbers from the working-class neighborhood of Charlestown into a compelling movie. His focus on the people from this community is what propels the story. There are frantic bank heists, memorable cha...
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Jennifer Aniston Says She Chose Friends Over SNL Cast Spot

February 4th, 2011 12:56pm EST
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Jennifer Aniston made a wise decision in back in the '90s: She chose a then-unknown pilot called Friends over a stint on Saturday Night Live.

"We wanted Aniston to be on the show with us," Adam Sandler told Oprah Winfrey earlier this week.

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Katie Holmes' Classic White T-Shirt & Jeans - Hot Or Not?

January 22nd, 2011 3:37pm EST
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We spotted a casually dressed Katie Holmes leaving her trailer on the set of "Jack & Jill" wearing a white t-shirt and baggy jeans.

The romantic comedy which also stars Adam Sandler, Al Pacino, and Regis Philbin, is set to release in theaters in November.

Katie's TV miniseries The Kennedys was axed following complaints from members of the famed family, according to reports.

The highly-anticipated show, starring Holmes as Jackie Kennedy, was canceled by History Channel bosses who felt the final product was "not a fit" for the network.

New reports suggest it was scrapped after "intense...
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David Spade Makes An Uglier Woman Than Adam Sandler (Photos)

January 20th, 2011 12:00pm EST
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We spotted David Spade in drag on the set of "Jack & Jill" in Los Angeles. Spade wore a short blue dress with holes in the bellybutton and chest. Is it just us, or is this really creepy?

Last week we saw Katie Holmes and a cross-dressing Adam Sandler on the set of "Jack & Jill." See Adam's look HERE!

In the film, a family man is forced to deal with his twin sister from the Bronx who comes to Los Angeles for a visit -- then won't leave.
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Virtual Reality: Brooklyn Decker Goes Beyond The Cover Of The New Esquire

January 19th, 2011 8:04pm EST
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Using GPS technology, Esquire magazine is set to extend its reach well beyond the printed page. For the February issue (on newsstands Jan. 25), cover girl Brooklyn Decker will be placed simultaneously in remote locations using augmented reality technology - in this case, the remote location will be 700 Barnes & Noble bookstores around the country.

Readers and fans will be able to find and interact with Brooklyn via their GPS-enabled iPhones and a new app called GoldRun.

iPhone users will need to download the free GoldRun app first and use it within 50 yards of the magazine section in any ...
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Jennifer Aniston Shows Off Her Banging Bedtime Body

January 19th, 2011 8:59am EST
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Jennifer Aniston shows off some serious skin in the new issue of Allure magazine. But the actress reveals she has some trouble spots too, saying her stomach isn't her hardest challenge but her derriere is!

It all looks good to us, but the former "Friends" star says it wasn't always that way. She admits the haircut "The Rachel" was the ugliest she had ever seen. Ouch!

She stars in the new movie "Just Go With It" in which a prominent plastic surgeon (Adam Sandler) meets the woman of his dreams only to find their future thrown into jeopardy when his playboy past comes back to haunt him.

C...
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Spotted: Al Pacino Sporting Long Hair As Richard III

January 18th, 2011 4:00pm EST
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Dressed as 15th century British monarch Richard III, Hollywood legend Al Pacino took a break after filming a scene for the comedy movie "Jack & Jill" in Los Angeles yesterday.

Immortalized on screen by Sir Laurence Olivier, Richard III was a controversial medieval monarch who was alleged to have murdered his way to the British throne.

In the film, a family man is forced to deal with his twin sister from the Bronx when she comes to Los Angeles for a visit and won't leave. Adam Sandler plays the dual role of Jack and Jill. See photos of Adam dressed like a woman HERE!

The movie is bing di...
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Adam Sandler Makes An Ugly Woman (Photos)

January 12th, 2011 3:01pm EST
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We spotted Katie Holmes and a cross-dressing Adam Sandler on the set of "Jack & Jill" in Los Angeles yesterday. Katie looked cheery while the camera was rolling, but in between takes she looked tired and glum.Maybe she's upset the History Channel decided not to air her Jackie O. miniseries.

After filming, Katie spent time with her daughter Suri. "Jack & Jill" is an upcoming Dennis Dugan comedy about a brother and sister both played by Sandler.

The movie is bing directed by Dennis Dugan, who previously worked with Sandler on "Happy Gilmore" and "Grown Ups."
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Adam Sandler Fires Clueless Assistant

January 11th, 2011 10:57pm EST
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Adam Sandler has parted ways with the assistant who allegedly cost him $1.2 million in luxury car gifts.

The funnyman failed to see the funny side of his sidekick's gaffe when he misunderstood the movie star's request for a matzo party to celebrate the success of last year's Grown Ups.

The Little Nicky star reveals, "I had an assistant... and I told him I was excited, Grown Ups did very well... We should celebrate with the guys, let's throw a matzo party and he said, 'Alright, I'm on it.'

"Then, $1.2 million later, he's like, 'I've got the Maseratis'. I go, 'No, no, no, I didn't say that...
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2011 People's Choice Awards Winners!

January 6th, 2011 8:17am EST
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The stars of "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" were the big winners at the People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Wednesday night.

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart missed out on early honors as Johnny Depp won the Favorite Movie Actor a year after he was awarded the first Favorite Movie Actor of the Decade Award at the 2010 event.

Pattinson and Stewart also missed out on the Favorite Movie Star Under 25 Award - to Zac Efron.

But then the movie vampires took over, winning four big awards, including the night's Favorite Movie honor and Favorite Movie Actress (Stewart).

Eminem also claime...
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Eddie Murphy Is Not Dead

December 30th, 2010 8:43am EST
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A representative for Eddie Murphy has dismissed gossip the star passed away following a snowboarding accident, the latest in a new round of celebrity death hoaxes.

The actor suffered fatal injuries during a Christmas skiing trip in Switzerland, according to the crazy online story, but Murphy's spokesperson has moved swiftly to dismiss the shock speculation.

The rep tells EW.com, "Absolutely false. I just spoke with him."

Aretha Franklin, Aaron Carter, Charlie Sheen and Adam Sandler have also been at the centre of fictional death reports in the past week. Owen Wilson was also reportedly t...
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Owen Wilson's Rep Slams Death Reports

December 30th, 2010 8:35am EST
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Owen Wilson is the latest star to fall victim to fictional reports about his death, following fellow hoax victims Eddie Murphy, Aretha Franklin and Adam Sandler.

The Zoolander star was rumored to have passed away after a snowboarding accident in Zermatt, Switzerland on Wednesday.

However, a spokesperson for the funnyman has dismissed the gossip, telling GossipCop.com the story is "absolutely false".

Murphy and Sandler, as well as Charlie Sheen, were also alleged to have died in Swiss skiing trips in online reports which circulated earlier this week, while Franklin and Aaron Carter hav...
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Fans Name Pregnant Penelope Cruz & Natalie Portman 'Sexiest Women In 2011'

December 29th, 2010 12:00pm EST
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Things keep getting better for pregnant stars Penelope Cruz and Natalie Portman - they've topped a new poll to find the sexiest stars of 2011.

Portman beat Angelina Jolie and Halle Berry to the top of Fandango.com's men-only Sexiest Woman in 2011 Movies list, while Spaniard Cruz was the women's poll leader, ahead of Jolie, Berry and Jennifer Aniston.

The website's male respondents voted Johnny Depp and Ryan Reynolds the joint Sexiest Man in 2011 Movies, while the girls picked Depp ahead of Robert Downey, Jr.

The voters in the Christmas weekend online poll also chose Blake Lively as the "...
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Adam Sandler Is Still Alive

December 29th, 2010 8:20am EST
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A representative for Adam Sandler has slammed internet gossip suggesting the star died on Tuesday.

The funnyman passed away after suffering fatal injuries during a Christmas skiing trip in Switzerland, according to the crazy online story, but Sandler's spokesperson has moved swiftly to dismiss the shock speculation.

The rep tells GossipCop.com, "It's completely not true and such irresponsible journalism."

Sandler is the latest star who has had to respond to a Christmas death hoax - publicists representing Aretha Franklin, actor Charlie Sheen and singer Aaron Carter have also spoken out t...
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David Arquette: 'I've Been Drinking A Lot Because I'm Heartbroken'

December 15th, 2010 10:16pm EST
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David Arquette's rocky marriage to actress Courteney Cox has sent him into a nervous breakdown.

The Hollywood stars announced in October that they were taking a break after 11 years of marriage to work on their personal problems.

Arquette subsequently went public with his troubles on the radio airwaves, telling his pal Howard Stern the former Friends star had tired of his immaturity.

He also confirmed rumors he had slept with aspiring actress Jasmine Waltz after the separation, and confessed live on air he hadn't been intimate with Cox in "like four months."

The Scream actor opened up a...
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'Tis the Season For Music

December 14th, 2010 11:00am EST
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There's still time for Christmas shopping and spreading the holiday spirit, why not enjoy it by loading up that iPod with some great holiday tunes? Spike your coffee with a little Bailey's Irish Cream or enjoy a Hot Toddy (not the Usher and Jay Z version, although we love that song too) put on your Yule tide shoes and take that mall by the antlers.

You may still encounter long lines, screaming children running away from Santa Claus and a crap-load of unruly holiday sweaters, but with your holiday playlist grooving in your ears, at least you can smile while doing so. Here are a few of our f...
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Adam Sandler Gave Russell Brand His Big Break

November 21st, 2010 8:11pm EST
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Comedian Russell Brand has Adam Sandler to thank for his blossoming Hollywood career - because the movie star was the first to suggest the Brit abandon his TV job and try out as an actor.

The "Get Him to the Greek" star previously worked as a presenter for MTV UK and it was only after a risque interview with Sandler that Brand began contemplating moving to the U.S.

He says, "I was in England minding my own business, presenting an MTV program, and Adam Sandler came on it as a guest.

"I was quite cheeky (to him) even though he was a big movie star and afterwards people said (to Sandler), '...
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Jennifer Aniston Goes Light Blonde (Photos)

November 19th, 2010 4:00pm EST
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We spotted Jennifer Aniston with lighter blonde hair as she walked to her trailer on the set of her upcoming film "Wanderlust," filming on location in the West Village.

She also stars in the upcoming film "Just Go With It" about a prominent plastic surgeon (Adam Sandler) who meets the woman of his dreams (Brooklyn Decker), only to find their future thrown into jeopardy when his playboy past comes back to haunt him.

He recruits his office manager Katherine (Aniston) to pose as his current wife. Before long the lies are snowballing, and by the time Katherine's kids get involved and everyon...
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Will Ferrell Is Still Hollywood's Most Overpaid Actor

November 5th, 2010 1:07pm EDT
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Funnyman Will Ferrell has been named Hollywood's Most Overpaid Star for the second year running.

The "Megamind" actor's slew of box office bombs earned a paltry $3.35 for every $1 the star pocketed, according to figures compiled by Forbes magazine.

When he topped the annual list last year, Ferrell was pulling in just $3.29 per dollar he took home.

Eddie Murphy was second on the new countdown - his films drew $4.45 for every dollar, although Forbes' editors ruled out animated movies and therefore did not include his hit "Shrek" films.

Funnymen Seth Rogen, Vince Vaughn and Adam Sandler al...
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