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Omar Sharif Accused Of Slapping Female Reporter At Doha Film Festival (Video)

October 27th, 2011 7:41pm EDT
Omar Sharif
Egyptian movie star Omar Sharif shocked onlookers at the Doha Tribeca Film Festival in Qatar on Thursday when he appeared to slap a female reporter in the face.

The Lawrence of Arabia star, 79, was conducting interviews and posing for photographs on the red carpet at the event when the woman reportedly offended Sharif with a remark. He suddenly became angry, ranted at the woman in Arabic and then lashed out at her.

One eyewitness took to Twitter.com to blog about the alleged altercation, writing, "Omar Sharif just hit a woman. Very stupidly, in front of a camera."

But the reporter brushe...
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Omar Sharif Fears Egyptians 'Do Not Know What They Want'

February 1st, 2011 8:36am EST
Omar Sharif
Veteran actor Omar Sharif fears for the future of his native Egypt as protesters call for the resignation of long-serving President Hosni Mubarak, because he's convinced his countrymen "do not know what they want."

The uprising has been making headlines across the world since last week, when thousands of citizens in the African republic began taking part in daily rallies in a bid to force Mubarak out of office.

Protesters have held the leader responsible for plunging the nation into poverty during his 30 years in power.

"Doctor Zhivago" star Sharif, who lives in Cairo, is one of the coun...
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Best Movies Set In Cold Locations

December 26th, 2009 11:56am EST
Fargo
Often times, weather plays an integral role in films, whether it be that it helps to set the tone, has symbolic significance, or makes a kissing scene all the more steamy, like the passionate lip-lock between Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams in "The Notebook" (2004), whose sexiness skyrocketed thanks to it taking place during a downpour. Sometimes the weather even takes on a life of its own, like in the film "Twister" (1996), in which the tornado acts as just as much of a protagonist as both Helen Hunt's and Bill Paxton's characters.

So now, with winter officially getting its frosty self...
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Companion DVD To King Tut Exhibition Tour Hosted By Omar Sharif; Available July 10

July 9th, 2007 8:00pm EDT
Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs
In 1976 a collection of 55 treasures from the tomb of the Pharaoh Tutankhamun left the Cairo Museum en route to the United States. It took the country by storm and introduced millions of Americans to these wonders of the ancient world.

Now, Egypt has granted another opportunity for us to view such treasures, and again, spectators are mesmerized. Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs DVD is hosted by Omar Sharif and includes interviews with Dr. Zahi Hawass, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities in Cairo Egypt, as well as may other individuals that were instrum...
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 10

April 10th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Mandy Moore
Happy Birthday to actress/singer Amanda "AJ" Michalka (1991), "The Sixth Sense" actor Haley Joel Osment (1988), New Zealand singer Hayley Westenra (1987), American singer/actress Mandy Moore (1984), "Final Destination 3" actor Ryan Merriman (1983), British singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor (1979), R&B singer Kenny Lattimore (1970), comedic actor Orlando Jones (1968), Primus drummer Tim Alexander (1965), bandleader/former Stray Cat Brian Setzer (1960), South Bronx DJ Afrika Bambaataa (1960), R&B/pop singer Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds (1958), "Ally McBeal" actor Peter MacNicol (1954), tough-guy-actor...
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 10

April 10th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Mandy Moore
Happy Birthday to actress/singer Amanda "AJ" Michalka (1991), "The Sixth Sense" actor Haley Joel Osment (1988), New Zealand singer Hayley Westenra (1987), American singer/actress Mandy Moore (1984), "Final Destination 3" actor Ryan Merriman (1983), British singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor (1979), R&B singer Kenny Lattimore (1970), comedic actor Orlando Jones (1968), Primus drummer Tim Alexander (1965), bandleader/former Stray Cat Brian Setzer (1960), South Bronx DJ Afrika Bambaataa (1960), R&B/pop singer Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds (1958), "Ally McBeal" actor Peter MacNicol (1954), tough-guy-actor...
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