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A Guide To Spotting Celebrities In New York City

April 14th, 2008 9:25am EDT
Sarah Jessica Parker
Imagine carrying loads of shopping bags while pushing aside walls of doe-eyed tourists, teenage Elle Woods' carrying baby Bruisers, and cell phone yelling brokers in Armani power suits. When three strangers from nowhere decide to casually stroll in your way, you lose patience and BAM!, you shove the middle man aside.

Only a few blocks later, you turn around and realize that you pushed third baseman for the Yankees Alex Rodriguez, who was slowly walking and chatting with two much shorter businessmen. This unfortunate incident actually occurred to one embarrassed New Yorker. Yet in th...
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 20

April 20th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Carmen Electra
Happy Birthday To actor Joey Lawrence (1976), actress/model Carmen Electra (1976), "King Kong" actor Andy Serkis (1964), "Willard" star Crispin Glover (1964), New York Yankees legend Don Mattingly (1961), R&B legend Luther Vandross (1951; d. 2005), "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" actress Veronica Cartwright (1950), "Broken Flowers" actress Jessica Lange (1949), model/actress Edie Sedgwick (1943), actor Ryan O'Neal (1941), "Star Trek" actor George Takei (1940), Latin jazz musician Tito Puente (1925; d. 2000), "Diamonds are Forever" actor Bruce Cabot (1904), Spanish painter Joan Miro (1893; ...
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Sienna Miller Sparks Tote Bag Trend

April 2nd, 2007 10:04am EDT
Sienna Miller
Sienna Miller has given a Los Angeles tote bag designer a big boost by stepping out with the trendy accessory inspired by her character in Factory Girl. Bag guru Tracy Zych created the Edie Bag with Miller's free spirited character Edie Sedgwick in mind - but she never imagined the actress would actually use the item.

But now Miller has been snapped out and about with the trendy new bag, stars like Rachel Bilson, Halle Berry and Hilary Duff are clamoring for one.

Thrilled Zych says, "I never imagined Sienna would actually use the bag. I sent it to her publicist to show her what he...
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Sienna Miller Nicknamed 'Little Fatty Edie' On 'Factory Girl' Set

March 20th, 2007 10:23am EDT
Sienna Miller
Sienna Miller was mocked by co-star Guy Pearce on the set of Factory Girl, because she failed to lose enough weight for the role.

Pierce and Miller were given target weights by movie bosses for their roles as artist Andy Warhol and his muse Edie Sedgwick.

The Australian slimmed down comfortably, but Miller struggled - and was handed the nicknamed "Little Fatty Edie".

She says, "The awful thing was he was really disciplined about losing the weight and I wasn't.

"I didn't want to. I love my food. I'm an energetic person but I don't work out and I do eat a lot.

"It's q...
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Drugs Are Fun, Says Sienna Miller

March 5th, 2007 8:20am EST
Sienna Miller
Actress Sienna Miller has sparked controversy yet again by revealing she takes drugs because "they're fun." Last year the outspoken 25-year-old upset Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, residents after drunkenly calling their city "S**tsburgh" during an interview - but her candid drugs comments look likely to cause an even bigger furor around the globe.

Miller, who plays Edie Sedgwick in her latest movie Factory Girl, confessed she took morphine to research the role of the New York socialite who died of an overdose, and understands why Andy Warhol's muse was drawn to illegal substances.

S...
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Messy Sienna Miller Litters Her Film Trailer With Cigarettes & Dirty Socks

February 15th, 2007 9:36am EST
Sienna Miller
Actress Sienna Miller is quickly earning herself a reputation as Hollywood's messiest film star after leaving her Factory Girl trailer in a bad state. Stylish Miller - who regularly tops best dressed lists - is less careful about domestic appearances and admits her movie dressing room disgusted co-stars and crew alike.

She says, "I am a bit messy, I admit it. You'll usually find a few cigarettes in there and dirty socks. I even stole someone's dog for company."

Miller plays artist Andy Warhol's muse Edie Sedgwick in the George Hickenlooper movie.

(This news article provided...
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Sienna Miller Goes Topless In Factory Girl

January 30th, 2007 10:30pm EST
Miller
Sexy Sienna Miller agreed to go topless as artist Andy Warhol's muse Edie Sedgwick in new movie Factory Girl after coming to terms with the socialite's drug-addled depression.

The actress researched her role by talking to Sedgwick's husband and brother and realized she wouldn't be doing the model justice if she kept her clothes on for degrading drug and sex scenes in the film.

Miller explains, "I think it was important to see Edie at her most vulnerable, in order to understand her fall and to empathise with her when she was really down and out and not glamorous. Everybody thought ...
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Mary-Kate Olsen Is Upset Over Reduced 'Factory Girl' Role

January 11th, 2007 9:39am EST
Mary-Kate Olsen
Mary-Kate Olsen is devastated that most of her performance in upcoming film Factory Girl has ended up on the cutting room floor. The 20-year-old featured in the movie, which focuses on artist Andy Warhol's muse Edie Sedgwick, played by British star Sienna Miller.

A source tells Us Weekly Olsen was "reduced to being an extra. She had two scenes with lines, but they cut them to focus on the movie's Oscar hopeful Sienna Miller."

Olsen's representative denies claims she is upset about her part being slashed saying, "It was a creative decision."

(This news article provided by Wo...
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'Factory Girl' Doesn't Defame Bob Dylan, Says Sienna Miller

January 2nd, 2007 8:46am EST
Sienna Miller
Actress Sienna Miller has hit out at claims her new film Factory Girl portrays Bob Dylan as being responsible for the death of her character Edie Sedgwick. The movie explores the life of fashion icon Sedgwick, who was artist Andy Warhol's muse, until her death from suicide at the age of 28.

Dylan has reportedly attempted to stop "Factory Girl" from being released, believing it defamed him. His unhappiness is thought to center around the character of Billy Quinn, who physically resembles Dylan and has a troubled relationship with Sedgwick. But Miller is "mortified", insisting Dylan is ...
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'Jaws' Fin Sells for $22,400 & Other Movie News

December 18th, 2006 9:54am EST
Jaws
* The original shark fin prop used in the original Jaws movie has fetched $22,400 on auction website eBay. The iconic dorsal fin terrified cinemas audiences in 1975 and helped Steven Spielberg conquer Hollywood. The leather jacket worn by Arnold Schwarzenegger in The Terminator sold for $19,890 on the Profiles In History auction.

* Sienna Miller adopted a vodka diet to help her achieve a size zero frame for her role in Factory Girl. The beauty plays Andy Warhol muse Edie Sedgwick in the new film, and had to slim her naturally svelte figure down even more to play the late junkie. She sa...
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Bob Dylan Seeks To Block Release of 'Factory Girl'

December 14th, 2006 11:25am EST
Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan is seeking a court injunction to stop the release of the Sienna Miller-starring biopic Factory Girl, over concerns the movie defames him. The film, which charts the life of Andy Warhol muse Edie Sedgwick, allegedly suggests Dylan was responsible for her 1971 suicide after jilting her.

The folk rocker is so perturbed, his lawyers have demanded producers Bob Yari and Holly Wiersma block the release of the movie until they have seen it themselves, according to PageSix.com.

Although Dylan's name has been changed to Danny Quinn and the part is reportedly a mix of him, Jim M...
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Sienna Miller Got Caught Up in 'Factory Girl' Role

September 22nd, 2006 9:03am EDT
Sienna Miller
Sienna Miller became so emotionally involved playing tragic Andy Warhol muse Edie Sedgwick, her worried mother insisted she take time off to sort herself out. The British actress admits she found it difficult letting go of her character once filming on "Factory Girl" had finished - until her mom stepped in.

Miller says, "She said, 'You've got to stop this now.' I took myself off to Mexico on my own for a week and just chilled out, but it was several more weeks before Edie escaped my system. I still think there's still a bit of her in me."

(This news article provided by World Ente...
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 20

April 20th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Carmen Electra
Happy Birthday To actor Joey Lawrence (1976), actress/model Carmen Electra (1976), "King Kong" actor Andy Serkis (1964), "Willard" star Crispin Glover (1964), New York Yankees legend Don Mattingly (1961), R&B legend Luther Vandross (1951; d. 2005), "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" actress Veronica Cartwright (1950), "Broken Flowers" actress Jessica Lange (1949), model/actress Edie Sedgwick (1943), actor Ryan O'Neal (1941), "Star Trek" actor George Takei (1940), Latin jazz musician Tito Puente (1925; d. 2000), "Diamonds are Forever" actor Bruce Cabot (1904), Spanish painter Joan Miro (1893; ...
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Sony Insists It Owns The Rights To 'Factory Girl'

February 8th, 2006 10:21am EST
Edie Sedgwick
Sony Pictures has filed a $6 million lawsuit against the producers of the Edie Sedgwick biopic "Factory Girl" in a dispute over the North American distribution rights. Sony filed suit in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday accusing producer Holly Wiersma and Lift Productions of breaking a rights agreement made in October after the Weinstein Co. announced last month they had acquired the rights to show the film in North America, Britain, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

Sony is asking for a court order declaring it owns the rights to the George Hickenlooper movie, which stars S...
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Sienna Miller Slims Down for 'Factory Girl'

February 8th, 2006 9:43am EST
Sienna Miller
Sienna Miller has reportedly shrunk to a tiny size 6 since splitting from Jude Law - sparking fears for her health. The star's friends are worried the stress of her on/off romance with the heartthrob actor - who she recently split from after a series of cheating allegations and break-ups - has taken its toll.

An insider said: "Some of her friends are worried about how thin she is getting. We think her stress levels have got worse over the whole Jude thing. Sienna's been very emotional and is finding it hard to work up any kind of appetite."

Sienna's pals also believe she has dropp...
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Velvet Underground Star Slams Film 'Factory Girl,' Sienna Miller

January 24th, 2006 10:54am EST
Lou Reed
Acclaimed rocker Lou Reed has branded Sienna Miller a "whore" for agreeing to play Andy Warhol's muse Edie Sedgwick in upcoming biopic "Factory Girl." The Velvet Underground star was close friends with Warhol after they met in New York City in the 1960s and is horrified by the fictionalisation of parts of "Factory Girl's" plot - including a fictitious character.

He says, "There is no limit to how low some people will go to write something to make money. They're all a bunch of whores."

In "Factory Girl," a beautiful, wealthy young party girl drops out of Harvard in 1965 and heads ...
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