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Emma Roberts Buys Movie Tickets For Good Luck

October 12th, 2010 11:15pm EDT
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Julia Roberts' actress niece, Emma, has a good luck tradition every time one of her movies is released - she visits her local cinema, buys a ticket and then leaves.

The "It's Kind of a Funny Story" star admits she doesn't even have to show up at the ticket office in disguise - because she rarely gets recognized.

Roberts tells WENN, "I go to the movie theater and I buy a ticket for good luck, but I don't stay and watch (the film).

"I can just show up because I don't get recognized that much, because I'm much smaller in person than people assume.

"They think I'm really, really tall, so I ...
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Eric Roberts' Insomnia Ended When He Kicked His Weed Addiction

September 24th, 2010 3:30pm EDT
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Recovering pot addict Eric Roberts is enjoying the most peaceful nights' sleep he has had in years after discovering his marijuana habit had done nothing to cure his long-running problems with insomnia.

The Expendables star, who is Julia Roberts' brother and the father of actress Emma Roberts, entered a drug rehabilitation facility over the summer in a bid to kick his 16-year weed addiction once and for all. His treatment was documented for the new season of celebrity counselor Dr. Drew Pinsky's reality show Celebrity Rehab and Roberts has now been sober for over two months.

He says, "I...
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Hot Legs: Julia Roberts Promotes 'Eat Pray Love' In San Sebastian, Spain

September 21st, 2010 12:39pm EDT
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Julia Roberts showed off her lean legs while promoting "Eat Pray Love" at the San Sebastian International Film Festival on Monday.

Julia was honored with a Lifetime Achievement award at the film festival in Spain. Her "Eat Pray Love" co-star Javier Bardem presented her with the Donostia Award last night.

The 42-year-old Oscar winner told the audience she was overwhelmed to receive the prize. She said, "What a fortunate woman I've been in my life for a variety of reasons. If we were having dinner, I'd tell you all of them. But now, I'll just say thank you from the bottom of my heart. And ...
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Julia Roberts' Black Lace Dress - Hot Or Not?

September 19th, 2010 10:31pm EDT
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We think Julia Roberts looked a bit matronly at the "Eat Pray Love" Rome premiere on Thursday. The long black lace dress really didn't do much for her figure. What do you think?

Catholic Church leaders gave Julia's new movie the thumbs down for ignoring the faith. Catholic News Service officials in Washington, D.C. suggested faithful film fans should give the adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert's bestselling travel memoir a miss because Roberts, as Gilbert, fails to seek spiritual guidance in Rome, Italy, during the 'Eat' section of the movie.

Meanwhile, a leading Hindu scholar offered to sch...
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Ellen DeGeneres Inspired Jane Lynch To 'Come Out'

September 15th, 2010 11:36am EDT
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Glee actress Jane Lynch vowed to 'come out' after TV host Ellen DeGeneres inspired her by publicly discussing her sexuality.

The TV star, who married her partner Lara Embry in May, spent years hiding the truth about her preferences and was terrified of her secret becoming public. However, when DeGeneres came out after appearing on the cover of Time magazine in 1997, Lynch felt it was time to do the same.

She tells DeGeneres, "I used to lay in bed and go, 'How will I come out or will I come out?' You were at the height of your fame and you came out. And that just blazed a trail for me. ...
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Diane Kruger Looks Like A Pot Holder

September 10th, 2010 3:30pm EDT
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Diane Kruger attended the re-opening of the Chanel Soho Boutique in New York City on Thursday wearing an unusual black, blue and white ruffled dress. She paired it with boot-like high heels. The dress sort of reminds us of those pot holders we made as a kid.

Diane was recently named one of the world's most stylish stars by Vanity Fair Magazine. Other best dressed stars include Lady Gaga, Michelle Obama, Carey Mulligan and Carla Bruni.

The actress was also listed in People magazine's Most Beautiful list alongside stars such as Julia Roberts, Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Aniston and Katy P...
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'Last Exorcism' Wins Weekend Box Office; 'Avatar' Re-Release Is A Flop

August 30th, 2010 9:50am EDT
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James Cameron's re-release of sci-fi epic "Avatar" was a flop at the box office over the weekend, as "The Last Exorcism" held on to a thin lead over bank heist movie "Takers."

The horror film came out on top, debuting with $21.3 million in earnings, followed closely by "Takers" - the crime drama starring Chris Brown, Hayden Christensen and Matt Dillon opened with $21 million.

But the figures were so close, experts have warned the films could make a switch in the number one and two spots ahead of Monday's final weekend results.

Meanwhile, Cameron's 3-D special edition of "Avatar," which i...
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Celebrities And Their Alma Maters

August 24th, 2010 9:00am EDT
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Celebrities have the reputation of being talented, gorgeous, rich and famous. But if they weren't stars, what would they be doing? Some never even finished high school and some were brought up in the theater, never knowing anything outside of the world of acting. However, there are a handful of stars who attended college and some even hold a degree, proving education is important to them as well. Here are a few of our favorite celebrities and their Alma Maters.

Actress Ashley Judd attended the University of Kentucky when she was younger but dropped out to pursue acting. Clearly, she exce...
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Jennifer Aniston Flick 'The Switch' Is A Box Office Flop

August 23rd, 2010 8:26am EDT
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Jennifer Aniston's new sperm donor comedy has flopped at the box office, despite the actress' massive publicity campaign and her spat with newsman Bill O' Reilly.

O'Reilly took issue with comments Aniston made about wannabe mums seeking out donors, making her movie "The Switch" a big talking point - but even that wasn't enough to lure in film fans.

The movie, which co-stars Jason Bateman, opened with a disappointing $8.1 million and didn't even make the top five. It landed in eighth spot behind the debuts of "Twilight" spoof "Vampires Suck," "Lottery Ticket" and "Piranha 3D."

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Catholic Church Finds Content Of 'Eat Pray Love' Troubling

August 18th, 2010 8:27am EDT
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Catholic Church leaders have given Julia Roberts' new movie "Eat Pray Love" the thumbs down for ignoring the faith.

Catholic News Service officials in Washington, D.C. have suggested faithful film fans should give the adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert's bestselling travel memoir a miss - because Roberts, as Gilbert, fails to seek spiritual guidance in Rome, Italy, during the 'Eat' section of the movie.

A review of the film written by CNS' John Muldering reads, "Though she (Roberts' character) seemingly hits every restaurant in town, she gives the churches a pass, the implication being that ...
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Sylvester Stallone 'Plotting' An 'Expendables' Sequel

August 16th, 2010 5:30pm EDT
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Action icon-turned-director Sylvester Stallone is "plotting" a sequel to his hit film The Expendables after the movie muscled its way to number one at the U.S. box office.

The movie features Stallone alongside a host of stars including Jet Li and Jason Statham, with cameos from action icons Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger. It debuted with earnings of $35 million this weekend, and even Stallone is shocked The Expendables managed to beat Julia Roberts' feel-good film Eat Pray Love to the top of the box office chart, admitting his film was "up against some tough competition."

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Sly Stallone Kicks Julia Roberts' Butt At Box Office

August 16th, 2010 8:09am EDT
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Sylvester Stallone has climbed to the top of the box-office - the actor/director's new action movie "The Expendables" debuted with $35 million takings at the weekend.

The movie, starring Sly alongside Jet Li and Jason Statham, and also features cameos from action icons Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger, kicked Julia Roberts' "Eat Pray Love" to number two.

Roberts' feel-good film, based on Elizabeth Gilbert's best-selling memoir of the same name, opened with $23.7 million.

Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg kept cinemagoers laughing with "The Other Guys," which followed at three after ra...
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'Eat Pray Love' Director Reveals Truth About Julia Roberts' Weight Gain

August 12th, 2010 11:00am EDT
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Whenever an actor gains weight for a role, they get lots of acclaim and awards. It all goes back to Robert DeNiro in Raging Bull. Julia Roberts didn’t quite go that far for her latest movie, but Eat Pray Love required her to gain a few pounds to play author Liz Gilbert. The film’s director, Ryan Murphy, explained how he talked America’s Sweetheart into it.

“Well, I didn’t want to do it with fat pads because I thought that would be awful and Julia would never do that as a great actor,” Murphy said. “So I think the thing that I did do to protect that was to shoot the movie in chronological o...
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Julia Roberts Welcomed Into Hindu Community

August 11th, 2010 10:21pm EDT
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A leading Hindu scholar has offered to school Julia Roberts on the history of the ancient religion after the Hollywood star revealed she has converted to Hinduism.

The "Pretty Woman" actress became captivated by the faith while shooting her new movie "Eat, Pray, Love" in India, a big screen adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert's travel memoir, which sees Roberts travel to the country as part of a spiritual pilgrimage to learn about yoga, meditation and life in an ashram.

She recently told Elle magazine, "I'm definitely a practicing Hindu", adding that she regularly goes to temple to "chant, pr...
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Julia Roberts' Black Short Suit - Hot Or Not?

August 11th, 2010 9:02am EDT
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Julia Roberts showed up at the "Eat, Pray, Love" New York City premiere on Tuesday wearing a simple black ensemble comprised of shorts and a jacket. It's tough to make short suits look sexy, but somehow she pulls it off. What do you think?

Julia recently told Elle magazine, "I have no acting technique. And there’s nothing more boring than actors sitting around talking about acting."

Her new film centers on a woman who once made it her goal in life to marry and rear a family but who finds her priorities suddenly shifting. On the heels of a painful divorce, the woman who had previously look...
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Would 'Great Singer' Julia Roberts Do A 'Glee' Cameo?

August 11th, 2010 8:36am EDT
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Julia Roberts refuses to join the ranks of stars making cameo appearances on musical TV series Glee despite branding herself a "great singer."

The hit comedy about a high school show choir boasts a huge list of celebrity fans, and A-list stars including Jennifer Lopez and Britney Spears have been confirmed for roles in future episodes.

"Glee" creator Ryan Murphy recently directed Roberts in her new movie "Eat Pray Love," but she is adamant he'll never persuade her to sing on the show.

She tells Reuters, "(Actor) Billy Crudup and I were in a Woody Allen musical a couple of years ago and s...
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Emma Roberts Considers Doing A Full-On Sex Scene

August 11th, 2010 8:20am EDT
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Julia Roberts' 19-year-old actress niece Emma Roberts contemplates baring all on the big screen.

She explained, "I don't know that I'd do a full-on nude scene, ever. I've never had a full-on sex scene...but we'll see."

Emma is glad she grew up in Hollywood because it fueled her urge to build a film career.

The 19 year old, who starred in "Valentine's Day" alongside her famous aunt earlier this year, spent her childhood visiting the "Pretty Woman" actress on film sets. And the experience gave the young star a taste for acting because she got to meet so many famous faces.

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Emma Roberts Is No Julia

August 10th, 2010 8:59pm EDT
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Emma Roberts, niece of "Eat, Pray, Love" star Julia Roberts, showed up at the Teen Choice Awards wearing a strapless lime green dress with chunky black boots.

We always thought Emma was cute, but that virtue is definitely not showing through in this ensemble. What do you think?

Emma's dad Eric recently conquered his longtime addiction to marijuana with the help of TV's Dr. Drew Pinsky. The actor checked into rehab for the medic's reality show. The rehab program is going so well, it allowed him to walk the red carpet sober for the first time ever at the Los Angeles premiere of his action ...
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Will There Be Any Surprise Movie Gems in August?

August 10th, 2010 11:14am EDT
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This past weekend, “The Other Guys,” starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, unseated “Inception” for the top spot at the box office. Notorious for mediocre movies, August is typically the worst month of the year for any moviegoer who craves an inspired experience at the theater.

This August, however, may be different as “The Other Guys” has already gotten solid reviews from critics and a $35 million opening weekend. The re-teaming of Ferrell and writer/director Adam McKay has already spiced up the box office for the early part of August and several other titles makes one wonder if the re...
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Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies - 'Scott Pilgrim vs the World,' 'The Expendables,' & More

August 9th, 2010 9:00am EDT
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Last week I had the amazing opportunity to interview Edgar Wright, the director of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, as well as cast members Michael Cera, Jason Schwartzman, and Anna Kendrick. Michael and Jason are very funny in person and had some hilarious thing to say about their physical training for the film. Definitely check out the story here if you have not already. A review will be posted later this week on the movie’s release date.

“Scott Pilgrim vs. the World”hits the box office this week with Sylvester Stallone’s action epic The Expendables, the Julia Roberts drama “Eat Pray L...
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Julia Roberts: 'I'm Definitely A Practicing Hindu'

August 7th, 2010 8:00pm EDT
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Hollywood star Julia Roberts has converted to Hinduism after discovering all about the religion while filming new movie Eat Pray Love in India.

The Pretty Woman actress stars in the big screen adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert's travel memoir, which sees her travel to India as part of a spiritual pilgrimage to learn about yoga, meditation and life in an ashram.

Roberts, whose parents are Baptist and Catholic, was so captivated by the ancient religion, she experienced her own spiritual awakening during the shoot and returned home as a Hindu. She tells Elle magazine, "I'm definitely a prac...
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A Casual Julia Roberts Stops To Greet Fans On The Way To Letterman

August 7th, 2010 10:00am EDT
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A casually dressed Julia Roberts promoted her film "Eat, Pray, Love" on the "Late Show With David Letterman" in New York City on Wednesday.

The actress looked comfortable in a loose black blouse. She carried a colorful, bohemian handbag and stopped to sign autographs for fans.

In the film Julia plays a woman who once made it her goal in life to marry and rear a family but finds her priorities suddenly shifting. It's an adaptation of author Elizabeth Gilbert's best-selling memoir.

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Julia Roberts - The 'Eat, Pray, Love' Star Opens Up In The New ELLE

August 5th, 2010 6:14pm EDT
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Julia Roberts opens up about her personal life, her acting skills, plastic surgery and more in the September issue of ELLE magazine, on newsstands everywhere August 11.

On her family with husband Danny Moder: “The children became the shooting stars of him, of that thing we have. How lucky we are that we love each other so much that we burst into three pieces.”

On her acting skills: “I have no acting technique. And there’s nothing more boring than actors sitting around talking about acting.”

On working with directors: “I’m always asking those guys to tell me what they want. The same with...
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Julia Roberts: 'I Want My Kids To Know When I'm P**sed'

August 5th, 2010 8:22am EDT
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Julia Roberts refuses to have Botox injections in a bid to halt the ageing process - because she wants her young children to see her every facial expression.

The Erin Brockovich star believes her face "tells a story" and she's angry that some women feel pressured by society to resort to the wrinkle-smoothing jabs. And she's adamant she won't have the cosmetic injections - for the sake of her five-year-old twins Hazel and Finn, and Henry, three.

She tells ELLE magazine, "It's unfortunate that we live in such a panicked, dysmorphic society where women don't even give themselves a chance t...
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Eric Roberts In 'Celebrity Rehab' For Marijuana Addiction

August 4th, 2010 2:35pm EDT
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Actor Eric Roberts has conquered his longtime addiction to marijuana with the help of TV's Dr. Drew Pinsky after checking into rehab for the medic's reality show.

The Hollywood star, who is Julia Roberts' brother and the father of teen actress Emma Roberts, recently joined the cast of the new season of Celebrity Rehab, where Pinsky attempts to help his high-profile patients battle their drug and alcohol demons once and for all. Details of Roberts' addiction problem were never fully disclosed, although his publicist Chuck Jones told WENN, "It's not for anything serious. He's not hooked on...
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'Glee' Star Lea Michele Heats Up The Red Carpet On A Foggy Day

August 3rd, 2010 10:30am EDT
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"Glee" star Lea Michele looked dazzling on the red carpet at the Fox All Star Party in Santa Monica on Monday. The 23-year-old actress wore a strapless Giambattista Valli dress. What do you think?

Lea is constantly surprised by the popularity of the hit show because the series has gained her hordes of A-list fans, including Julia Roberts and Jennifer Lopez. She explained earlier this summer, "I am trying to grasp the fact that we have become as successful as we are in the United States, let alone the rest of the world."

The creator "Glee" recently talked about the series at the Televisio...
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This Week's EW Has The Delicious Dish On Julia Roberts' New Film, 'Eat, Pray, Love'

July 29th, 2010 5:22pm EDT
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An adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert's memoir "Eat, Pray, Love" is about to hit theaters, thanks to another intrepid woman: Julia Roberts. In a funny, frank interview, the actress speaks with this week's Entertainment Weekly about her family, her career, and learning how to give peace a chance.

Though she's worked steadily since marrying cinematographer Danny Moder in 2002, Roberts has become known for turning down as many blockbusters as she's starred in, a development that stems from her desire to spend as much time with her family as possible. But the appeal of "Eat, Pray, Love" was too...
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Oprah Winfrey Taps Celebrity Friends For Documentary Series

July 27th, 2010 6:08pm EDT
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Julia Roberts, Forest Whitaker and Goldie Hawn have signed TV deals with media queen Oprah Winfrey to develop documentaries for the mogul's new U.S. network.
The trio, along with American actress Mariel Hemingway and Irish actor Gabriel Byrne, will produce documentaries for Winfrey's new OWN TV network, set to launch next year.

The shows will be part of a monthly Documentary Film Club.

Roberts will present and executive-produce Extraordinary Moms, a film looking at the power of mothers who have fought to make their kids - and the world - better, while Whitaker will produce and narrate One...
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Eric Roberts Checks Into Rehab

July 24th, 2010 9:00am EDT
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Julia Roberts' brother Eric has checked into rehab - and his treatment will be televised.

The actor, who is actress Emma Roberts' father, has joined the cast of the new season of reality TV show Celebrity Rehab, where celebrity counselor Dr. Drew Pinsky will attempt to help the star battle his substance abuse demons once and for all.

The details of the actor's addiction problem are hazy, but his publicist Chuck Jones tells WENN, "It's not for anything serious. He's not hooked on prescription meds or hard drugs or anything like that."

A spokesman for Roberts' new film Rock Slyde says, "It...
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Young Hollywood Stars Emma Roberts, Joe Jonas, And Selena Gomez Are Growing Up (Video)

July 22nd, 2010 1:42pm EDT
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The latest Disney and Nickelodeon network stars are growing up! Of course, we already know about what Miley is up to, so let's check in on some other favorites: Joe Jonas, Selena Gomez, and Emma Roberts.

Joe Jonas is still rocking tween worlds with the Jonas Brothers, but he's obviously going for a much more mature look. He's letting his facial hair grow out and wearing some stylish glasses. Also gone are the long locks that went over his ears.

Selena Gomez is making the transition from TV (Wizards of Waverly Place) to the big screen (Ramona and Beezus), and her looks are going along w...
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