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Eve to marry in Ibiza

April 16th, 2014 4:20am EDT
Eve
Eve will get married in Ibiza this summer.
The 35-year-old rapper is planning to tie the knot with Gumball 3000 founder Maximillion Cooper in June at the Blue Marlin club, a nightspot frequented by stars including Kate Moss, Sylvester Stallone and Leonardo DiCaprio, the New York Post newspaper reports.
The couple got engaged on Christmas Day (12.25.13) after over three years of dating, and Eve - whose full name is Eve Jihan Jeffers - broke the news after posting a picture on Instagram of herself with her family, with a diamond ring was clearly visible on her left hand.
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New Photos: The All-Star Cast Of 'The Expendables 3'

April 7th, 2014 10:15am EDT
New Photos: The All-Star Cast Of 'The Expendables 3'
Lionsgate Entertainment released a slew of new posters for the upcoming sequel The Expendables 3. The film stars nearly every action star known to man, including Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Wesley Snipes and Jackie Chan.

"The Expendables 3" also stars a handful of former athletes, including Ronda Rousey, Terry Crews and Randy Couture.

But wait, you also get: Harrison Ford, Mickey Rourke, Nicolas Cage, Milla Jovovich and Mel Gibson! And if that isn't enough, Kelsey Grammer!

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Sylvester Stallone suffered multiple injuries while filming Rocky franchise

March 17th, 2014 9:30pm EDT
Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone still winces as he recalls the multiple injuries he suffered at the hands of his co-stars while filming the Rocky films.

The Rambo star worked alongside actors like Carl Weathers, Mr. T and Dolph Lundgren in tense fight scenes in the boxing movies, and he reveals they left him bruised and battered.

He tells the New York Post, "I remember real punches making those films. Dolph Lundgren... put me in the hospital. (He) hit my chest so badly (doctors) thought I was in a car accident...

"Carl Weathers broke my jaw. I never let on he actually did that. I wouldn't give him t...
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Rocky Musical Is A Knockout On Broadway

March 15th, 2014 9:43pm EDT
Rocky Musical Is A Knockout On Broadway
Sylvester Stallone scored a knockout with his Rocky musical by winning over critics on opening night with a big budget Broadway boxing bout.

The Hollywood action man spent nearly 15 years working on transferring his beloved boxing movie to the stage, and his hard work paid off as the the show opened at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York City on Thursday night.

Critics were full of praise for the show's star, Andy Karl, who takes on Stallone's iconic role, with The Huffington Post's Rex Reed, describing the actor as "the biggest thing since Hugh Jackman" adding, "He looks like a movie s...
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Sylvester Stallone delighted by Rocky popularity

March 14th, 2014 7:20am EDT
Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone is thrilled Rocky Balboa outlived his portrayal.
The 67-year-old actor was celebrating the premiere of the Broadway adaptation of 'Rocky' - which is based on the 1976 film which he wrote and catapulted him to the spotlight - last night (03.13.14) at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York City.
He couldn't believe what a phenomenon the film turned out to be, and was thrilled that the character has proved so popular for so long.
Stallone told ABC News: "This is really surreal.
"It is one thing with the movie. We got lucky with that and we got lucky six times, but 15 years...
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Angie Everhart had surgery on neck

March 12th, 2014 10:20pm EDT
Angie Everhart
Angie Everhart underwent surgery on her neck yesterday (03.11.14).
The former Sports Illustrated model - who has dated Sylvester Stallone in the past and was engaged to Joe Pesci - had to have an operation on a herniated disc after suffering from nerve pain.
She took to Twitter after the surgery, writing: "I'm out of surgery- it went well- had floating pieces of disc on my nerve. All gone! Staying in hospital another night for pain management (sic)."
However, earlier that day, the 44-year-old actress appeared to be fed up of visiting medical centres after being hospitalised earlier this mon...
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Sylvester Stallone appears at Rocky Broadway preview

February 16th, 2014 10:20am EST
Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone made a surprise appearance at the Broadway preview of 'Rocky'.
The action movie veteran - who starred in the film versions of the boxing saga - shocked audience members when he showed up at the stage version of his 1976 blockbuster.
A source told New York Post newspaper's Page Six column: "Stallone made a surprise appearance at the end of the show and even stepped into the ring."
He posed alongside actor Andy Karl - who plays the hero in the stage production - as 'Saving Mr. Banks' star Tom Hanks led the audience in a 'Rocky' chant.
Sylvester, 67, climbed into the ring at...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Escape Plan'

February 4th, 2014 11:00am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Escape Plan'
Ready to make an escape with the muscle bound tough guys who started it all? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray action flick "Escape Plan" out now from Summit Home Entertainment. The prison and escape routes are reviewed below!

Title: "Escape Plan"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jim Caviezel

Director: Mikael Hafstrom

Rating: R

Runtime: 115 minutes

Release Company: Summit Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: This one kind of came and went theatrically sounding the possible fluff material alarm, but...
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Kurt Angle wants to be action star like Stallone

January 28th, 2014 7:20am EST
Kurt Angle wants to be action star like Stallone
Kurt Angle wants to be a Hollywood action star.

The 'TNA IMPACT' wrestler has appeared in several movies already, including 'Warrior' and 'Dylan Dog: Dead of Night', and he wants to have a full-time acting career when he can no longer compete in the ring and thinks he would be perfect for the genre.

Kurt - who won a gold medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics - exclusively told BANG Showbiz: "I've done some great movies like 'Warrior' and I did a small part in 'Pain & Gain' and I've done some independent movies. But yeah I'm looking forward to doing more because I believe that's the next chap...
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Sylvester Stallone celebrates MGM's 90th

January 22nd, 2014 11:20pm EST
Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone helped celebrate Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's 90th anniversary yesterday (22.01.14).
The 'Rocky' movies legend was present as Leo the Lion - the symbol of the MGM group, who can be seen roaring at the start of all their movies - cast his paws in cement outside the iconic TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX in Hollywood.
He told BANG Showbiz: "Once upon a time this amazing studio employed the finest creative minds in showbusiness. The most accomplished writers, actors, celebrated directors and producers found a home at MGM. I did and I was lucky enough to show up with this guy we called Ro...
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Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger inspired each other

January 13th, 2014 12:20pm EST
Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone says he Arnold Schwarzenegger "hated each other in a good way" at the height of their Hollywood rivalry.
The two actors were the biggest action stars of the 1980s each appearing in a string of blockbusters, with Schwarzenegger appearing in films such as the 'Terminator' franchise, 'Predator' and 'Commando' and Stallone in the 'Rocky' and 'Rambo' movies.
Stallone insists their rivalry pushed each man to make bigger and better films and was a key part of their success.
When quizzed about the competition between him and Schwarzenegger, he said: "We just basically hated each ...
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Sylvester Stallone staging one-man show in London

January 7th, 2014 8:30pm EST
Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone is set to hit the stage in London for a one-man show, which will culminate in a question-and-answer session with fans in the audience.

The Rocky star will appear at the fabled London Palladium this week (11Jan14).

He tells the Daily Mirror, "I love to tell stories. It is that drive that made me go behind the curtain, behind the scenes, to see how things are accomplished, watching from both sides of the biggest box office hits.

"I am a people person and I am really very open. I really like the idea of letting the audience ask questions, to give them that opportunity and...
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Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Willis have big 'egos'

January 5th, 2014 10:20am EST
Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone can't spend too much time with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Willis because of they all have big "egos".
The actor says when he and his fellow action movie veterans meet up, they quickly realize their hectic schedules aren't the sole reason why their reunions are so rare.
He told the Sunday Express newspaper: "People think Arnie and Bruce and me hang out all the time but because of our work projects we may not talk for a year.
"Then, all of a sudden, we get together and realize there is a reason we don't get together; too many egos in the room! So we say, 'See you in a ...
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Sylvester Stallone And Robert De Niro Really Hit Each Other While Filming 'Grudge Match'

December 18th, 2013 10:29am EST
Grudge Match
Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro really hit each other while filming their new boxing movie Grudge Match.

The two stars play aging boxing champions who come out of retirement for one final trip to the ring, and now Stallone, 67, has revealed that he and De Niro, 70, were actually packing real punches while filming their fight scenes.

"Once he commits, he goes all the way," Stallone said of his co-star at the premiere of the film at New York City's Ziegfeld theatre. "He took some serious hits and falls. He won't admit it, but he did... He was on the East Coast and I'm training on the ...
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De Niro punched Stallone during Grudge Match filming

December 18th, 2013 6:20am EST
Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro punched Sylvester Stallone "a couple of times" while filming 'Grudge Match'.
The 'Rocky Balboa' star admits he wanted to take the boxing scene in the comedy movie further than acting, so he allowed De Niro, who has two Oscar Awards under his belt, to smash him across the face and knock him to the floor to make it feel like a real fight.
Stallone told the Confidenti@l column in the New York Daily News newspaper: "I told him [De Niro], 'In here, your Oscars are not going to help you pal, you're in Rockyland.
"He was very feisty, he took a good shot. It was very, very hard, th...
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Sylvester Stallone embarrassed by Boxing Hall of Fame honour

December 16th, 2013 8:30pm EST
Sylvester Stallone
Hollywood action man Sylvester Stallone was "embarrassed" when he was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame back in 2011, because he didn't feel worthy enough beside fellow honouree Mike Tyson.

The actor was celebrated at the Canastota, New York venue for turning the spotlight on the sport in his Rocky film franchise, but he felt out of place next to real boxing icons Tyson and former World Boxing Council Middleweight Champion Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr.

Stallone says, "I was actually embarrassed by it (Hall of Fame honour) because I'm not a fighter, but they look at it like som...
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Sylvester Stallone's Russian art show opens amid communist protests

October 30th, 2013 9:30pm EDT
Sylvester Stallone
Communists in St. Petersburg, Russia have failed in their bid to shut down a Sylvester Stallone art exhibition in the city.

A collection of Stallone's paintings have been gracing the walls of the city's prestigious State Russian Museum since Sunday (27Oct13), despite protests from local political leaders, who are opposed to the show.

A statement from officials at Leningrad's Communist Party reads: "For those who were born and raised in the Soviet Union, Rambo/Stallone will always be an embodiment of Cold War and the US military machine, someone who kills countless Soviet soldiers and our ...
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Sylvester Stallone: Arnold Schwarzenegger Invented The One-Liner

October 20th, 2013 10:03am EDT
Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone thinks Arnold Schwarzenegger is better at comedy than him.

The action movie legends - who are also close friends - have reunited for Escape Plan, and when it comes to injecting humor into their roles, Stallone believes his co-star is the best.

Stallone said: "I have to defer to Arnold on this one because he really developed action comedy and the use of humor in very dramatic situations. My characters? Rambo isn't exactly a barrel of laughs, is he?

"He invented the one-liner. 'I'll be back!' that's one of his major contributions. They didn't have those before."

Schwarz...
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'Escape Plan': Stallone & Schwarzenegger Flex Their Muscles And Manage To Entertain

October 18th, 2013 9:47am EDT
'Escape Plan'
Some films are works of art that you'll remember for years - films you'll want to watch over and over again. 'Escape Plan,' directed by Mikael Hafstrom, is not one of them. However, it is very entertaining, in a predictable sort of way.

Sylvestor Stallone plays Ray Breslin, the world's leading authority on prisons; building them, securing them and most importantly, breaking out of them.  

He's paid big bucks to engineer real life jailbreaks from high security correctional facilities.  In fact, Ray has a 100 per cent escape rate. 

When Breslin and his associates at B & C Security, Abigail...
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Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger disliked each other

October 17th, 2013 6:20am EDT
Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger "really disliked each other intensely for 20 years."
The Hollywood tough guys - who star alongside one another in new action thriller 'Escape Plan' - think their two decades long rivalry helped shape their careers and provided them with the drive to become two of the biggest action stars of all time.
Speaking on the red carpet of the premiere of 'Escape Plan' in New York City on Tuesday (10.15.13), Stallone said: "[We] really disliked each other intensely for 20 years. It goes to show you, a good enemy is hard to find. Eventually you sort of app...
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Sylvester Stallone to launch art retrospective in Russia

October 17th, 2013 3:11am EDT
Sylvester Stallone
Hollywood hardman Sylvester Stallone is set to launch a retrospective of his lengthy career as an artist in Russia.

The Rocky star has been invited to showcase his work at the State Russian Art Museum in St. Petersburg later this month (Oct13), and he admits he was pleasantly surprised to be selected for the gallery spotlight because he would love to cut back on making movies and spend more time painting.

He tells U.S. breakfast show Good Morning America, "It's very, very flattering because there's so many great artists involved, but for some reason, they chose me to go over there and sho...
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Sylvester Stallone's Rocky musical was in the works for 14 years

October 16th, 2013 8:31pm EDT
Sylvester Stallone
Actor Sylvester Stallone cannot wait until his Rocky musical adaptation hits the Broadway stage, because he's been working on the project for 14 years.

The action man, who created and starred in the classic boxing film franchise, teamed up with champion boxing brothers Vladimir and Vitali Klitschko to bring his classic 1976 film to the theatre audiences.

The production debuted in Hamburg, Germany last year (Nov12) and after winning favourable reviews, it is now set to transfer to New York's Winter Garden Theatre for previews in February (14).

Stallone admits the Broadway opening has been...
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Stallone & Schwarzenegger's movie censored in Dubai

October 15th, 2013 8:31pm EDT
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger's new action movie has been heavily censored in Dubai because it contains foul Arabic language.

A screening of Escape Plan was shut down by film bosses recently when a character was heard swearing in Arabic, according to Dubai newspaper The National.

Officials at the Dubai Media Council apparently asked cinemas in the United Arab Emirates to stop screening the film.

The film has since been censored and the revised version is back on the nation's screens.
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George Clooney thinks Sandra Bullock is the best

October 2nd, 2013 3:20pm EDT
Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock used to date one of George Clooney's best friends.
The 'Gravity' actor has known his co-star, 49, for more than 20 years and recalls being "very excited" when she got her first big break in 1993 as she was dating one of his best pal's at the time.
The 52-year-old star told People.com at the New York premiere of the space drama on Tuesday night (10.01.13): "Sandy is the best. We've been really close friends for a long, long time. She likes to say 20 years, but it's been a little longer than that. So just the idea that I got to work with her was a blast.
"She was dating one of ...
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Male Celebrities Who Have Had Plastic Surgery

October 1st, 2013 1:07pm EDT
Mickey Rourke
Usually we think about women when we think about plastic surgery in Hollywood. However, plenty of leading men had had some work done to keep their youthful appearance. Here are some male celebrities who have had plastic surgery...

Mickey Rourke

Despite never losing a matching during his three-year boxing career, the fights left Mickey's face disfigured. The actor says he went to the "wrong guy" for his cosmetic work. He had five operations on his nose and had to fix a broken cheekbone.

Bruce Jenner

Bruce had a facelift and nose job in the 80s during a rough period in his life. "I ...
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Sylvester Stallone's film pulled from fundraising website

September 19th, 2013 8:31pm EDT
Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone's film Reach Me has been pulled from fundraising site Kickstarter.com and moved to another, despite reaching its goal.

Director John Herzfeld and producers turned to the site to raise $250,000 (£166,660), after one of the movie's financial backers pulled out, setting a 19 September (13) deadline to raise the funds.

The filmmakers were able to secure the money, but decided to cancel the Kickstarter.com campaign and move it over to Indiegogo.com, where they have more flexibility on how the funds are raised.

Herzfeld explains, "Indiegogo doesn't have the same guidelines...
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Jason Statham survives close call after stunt goes wrong on The Expendables 3

September 16th, 2013 3:11am EDT
Jason Statham
British movie hardman Jason Statham has been hailed a true action hero by his The Expendables 3 co-star Terry Crews after surviving a near-death experience when a stunt went wrong onset.

The all-star cast of Sylvester Stallone's action epic headed to Bulgaria to film the new sequel, but Crews reveals one shoot went awry and resulted in Statham being plunged into the Black Sea while stuck behind the wheel of a truck.

The Bridesmaids star was horrified by the accident and claims it was a close call for himself, too - because he was supposed to be riding on the back of the vehicle for the sc...
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Sylvester Stallone Won't Be Back As TV Rambo

August 23rd, 2013 1:43pm EDT
Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone has opted not to reprise his John Rambo character for a planned TV Rambo revamp.

A spokesman for the veteran action man has confirmed Stallone won't be on screen for the planned Entertainment One project, but there's still a chance he'll have a creative role behind the scenes.

His representative tells The Hollywood Reporter, "While a television series based on the Rambo property is in development with Entertainment One and Nu Image, contrary to reports, Sylvester Stallone will certainly not reprise his role as the iconic John Rambo for the small screen... He himself wil...
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The Morning Roundup: Dr. Phil's Drunk Sex Tweet Blows Up The Internet

August 22nd, 2013 10:17am EDT
Dr. Phil
Dr. Phil asked a simple question via twitter on Tuesday as a discussion-starter for a future topic on his show and because of the way it was worded the world flipped out. The tweet, which read, "If a girl is drunk, is it ok to have sex with her? Reply yes or no to @drphil #teensaccused," went viral despite being removed shortly after, and people are now calling for the TV psych's bald head on a platter. Many consider the tweet insensitive to rape and sexual assault. A petition started on Change.org is demanding an apology, even though a rep for his show did apologize for the tweet, which wa...
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Harrison Ford To Replace Bruce Willis In 'Expendables 3'

August 7th, 2013 11:00am EDT
Harrison Ford & Bruce Willis
Harrison Ford is joining the third installment of "The Expendables," while Bruce Willis is walking away from the franchise.

Sylvester Stallone leaked the news on Twitter, posting: "WILLIS OUT... HARRISON FORD IN!!!! GREAT NEWS!!!! Been waiting years for this!!!!"

Stallone then attacked his former co-star, suggesting that he and Willis had butted heads over salary demands, writing, "GREEDY AND LAZY... A SURE FORMULA FOR CAREER FAILURE."
 
A spokesman confirmed that Stallone was referring to Willis in his follow-up tweet, but would not elaborate on the issue.

The third installment of "The ...
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