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15 Surprising Celebrity Birthplaces

March 27th, 2014 4:03pm EDT
Nicole Kidman
Unless you are a celebrity trivia champion, it may surprise you to learn some of your favorite actors and actresses were born far away from the countries we associate them with. While Nicole Kidman's parents are Australian, the actress was actually born in Hawaii and lived the first four years of her life there before moving Down Under. (Continue reading bio)

Mel Gibson was born in Peekskill, New York and lived the first twelve years of his life there. It wasn't until after his father settled an injury lawsuit that Mel moved to Australia, where he became a star for his work in the Mad ...
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15 Celebrity Women Over 50 Who Are Still Sexier Than Ever

January 23rd, 2014 9:42pm EST
Christie Brinkley
59-year-old Christie Brinkley (she'll be 60 on Feb. 2) became a household name when she covered Sports Illustrated's illustrious Swimsuit Issue for three consecutive years (1979, 1980, 1981), and on January 14 she was spotted at the party celebrating the 50th anniversary of the annual issue looking better than most of the younger models.

But Christie isn't the only star over the age of 50 who still looks good. In fact, we'd probably have to say that 50 is the new 30 for these women, few of whom -- if any -- appear to have had any "work" done.

Actress Jane Seymour, 62, (she'll be 63 on Feb...
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Nicollette Sheridan Revives 'Desperate Housewives' Court Battle

April 23rd, 2013 8:07pm EDT
Nicollette Sheridan
Nicollette Sheridan will be headed back to court with the executives of Desperate Housewives after a judge allowed her request for a retrial.

Sheridan's claims of unlawful termination from the show were dismissed last year, and her request for a retrial was rejected along with a denial of an appeal by the California Supreme Court.

On Monday, however, Sheridan changed her lawsuit and Los Angeles Superior Court judge Michael Stern allowed her to resume her case. The new trial will begin in December.

The actress is now seeking damages for loss of wages and benefits. Her original lawsuit inc...
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Nicollette Sheridan Loses Appeal In 'Desperate Houswives' Legal Battle

November 18th, 2012 12:23pm EST
Nicollette Sheridan
Former Desperate Housewives star Nicollette Sheridan lost an appeal in her long-running court battle with the show's executives on Friday.

The ruling marks another loss for Sheridan as her initial claims of unlawful termination against the show's creator Marc Cherry were dismissed earlier this year in Los Angeles Superior Court, and a case against TV bosses ended in a mistrial.

Her request for a retrial was rejected in August, so the actress took an to appeal to California's Supreme Court.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the court's chief justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye has now ruled ag...
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TV Producers Ask Judge To Dismiss Nicollette Sheridan's Desperate Housewives Case Retrial Request

May 17th, 2012 12:19am EDT
Nicollette Sheridan
Actress Nicollette Sheridan's lawyers were back in court on Tuesday to fight an attempt by her former Desperate Housewives TV bosses to block her chance for a retrial in a wrongful termination lawsuit.

The blonde beauty launched a $6 million legal battle against the TV drama's creator Marc Cherry and executives at Touchstone Television Production after claiming her character, Edie Britt, was killed off because she complained to producers about an altercation between herself and Cherry, during which the writer/producer allegedly struck her.

Cherry and the TV heads testified in court that t...
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Eva Longoria Says Cast Of 'Desperate Housewives' Gets Along, Plays Down Recent Teri Hatcher Snub

May 10th, 2012 5:03pm EDT
Eva Longoria
Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria looked sexy in a black dress and high heels on her way to the Late Show With David Letterman Wednesday afternoon.

Housewives will take its final bow this Sunday night, and and Eva revealed that the cast gave out carry-on luggage to the show's crew at the wrap party, with all of the bags including the message, "Just know that on all your future adventures you are carrying a little piece of our love and gratitude. Thank you for a magical 8 years. Love, Eva, Marcia (Cross), Felicity (Huffman) and Vanessa (Williams)."

Notice anyone's name missing?

Celeb...
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Nicollette Sheridan Gets Retrial Date For Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

April 18th, 2012 11:15pm EDT
Nicollette Sheridan
Desperate Housewives star Nicollette Sheridan's wrongful termination lawsuit has been given a re-trial date.

The actress launched a legal battle against the TV drama's creator Marc Cherry and executives at Touchstone Television Production after claiming her character was killed off because she complained to producers about an incident that took place between herself and Cherry, during which the writer/producer allegedly struck her.

She was seeking $6 million in damages.

Last month the writer and the TV bosses testified in court that the decision to axe Sheridan's character, Edie Britt, w...
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Nicollette Sheridan's Wrongful-Termination Case Ends In Mistrial

March 19th, 2012 4:12pm EDT
Nicollette Sheridan's Wrongful-Termination Case Ends In Mistrial
The judge in actress Nicollette Sheridan's wrongful-termination suit has declared a mistrial after jurors failed to reach a verdict on Monday.

Judge Elizabeth White sent the members of the deadlocked jury home on Friday and urged them to consider the case over the weekend, but they returned to court on Monday still stuck on a verdict.

The jury found eight to four in favour of Sheridan, one person shy of a decision.

The actress is seeking $6 million from creator Marc Cherry and executives at Touchstone Television Production after claiming her Desperate Housewives character was killed off ...
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ABC Refuses To Settle With 'Desperate Housewives' Star Nicollette Sheridan

March 18th, 2012 2:00pm EDT
Nicollette Sheridan
The lawyer representing ABC TV executives in Nicollette Sheridan's wrongful termination trial has ruled out striking a deal with the former "Desperate Housewives" star.

The jury in the case is deadlocked and Judge Elizabeth Allen White sent the jurors home on Friday urging them to think about the case over the weekend and continue their deliberations on Monday.

She said she'd declare a mistrial if a verdict in the case between Sheridan and ABC TV bosses couldn't be reached.

Judge White also asked the two sides to talk, prompting legal experts to suggest a settlement to end the trial coul...
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Nicollette Sheridan's Trial To Continue Next Week

March 17th, 2012 2:30pm EDT
Nicollette Sheridan
Actress Nicollette Sheridan's wrongful termination trial will drag into next week with the judge threatening to declare a mistrial if the deadlocked jury cannot arrive at a verdict on Monday.

The jury started its deliberation on Wednesday after closing arguments, but were sent home on Thursday and Friday without reaching a decision.

And Judge Elizabeth Allen White has told the court the jury members are "hopelessly deadlocked".

Reports suggest the jury is split eight-to-four; at least nine jurors must agree on an outcome for a verdict to be passed.

Sending them home on Friday afternoon,...
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Defense Lawyer Calls Nicollette Sheridan's Wrongful Terminaton Case 'Desperate'

March 14th, 2012 9:44pm EDT
Nicollette Sheridan
Jurors in actress Nicollette Sheridan's ongoing wrongful dismissal trial have been left with the idea the former Desperate Housewives star really is "desperate" thanks to defense attorney Adam Levin's closing statements on Wednesday.

Sheridan has spent two weeks in court maintaining she was fired after complaining to TV network executives about the actions of show creator Marc Cherry.

She accused the writer/producer of striking her after she asked him to write her a line for the end of a scene. Cherry testified last week that he was merely demonstrating an action he wanted her to carry ou...
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Teri Hatcher Accuses Ex-Employee Of Hacking Into Her Company Computers

March 14th, 2012 3:49pm EDT
Teri Hatcher
Actress Teri Hatcher has fired back at a former employee who is suing her for wrongful termination and fraud, accusing the plaintiff of hacking into her computer.

Jennifer Glassman launched a legal action in 2010, claiming Hatcher persuaded her to quit her PR job and head up the star's new company ISBE Productions, promising her half of the venture's profits.

Glassman alleges she helped launch a website supported by Disney under Hatcher's name - but was fired months before the star was paid for the project.

At the time, the actress' representative dismissed the claims in the lawsuit a...
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Judge Dismisses Nicollette Sheridan's Battery Claim Due To Lack Of Evidence

March 13th, 2012 8:29pm EDT
Nicollette Sheridan
Actress Nicollette Sheridan has been dealt a huge blow in her ongoing lawsuit against Desperate Housewives bosses and series creator Marc Cherry - a Los Angeles judge has dismissed the battery allegations at the center of her claim for damages.

Sheridan filed suit in 2010, alleging she was fired from the show after she complained to ABC network executives about an on-set incident with Cherry in 2008, which ended with the writer/producer hitting her on the head to demonstrate an action in a scene.

Testifying in court last week Cherry confessed he had felt awful about striking Sheridan, but...
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'Desperate Housewives' Producer Claims Nicollette Sheridan Was Late '50 Percent Of The Time'

March 10th, 2012 10:00am EST
Nicollette Sheriden
Former "Desperate Housewives" star Nicollette Sheridan's reliability became a talking point in court again on Friday as series line producer George Perkins revealed her punctuality was a big issue and he had to speak to the actress about learning her lines.

Perkins returned to the witness stand in Sheridan's ongoing wrongful dismissal trial on Friday morning - a day after he revealed the identity of the castmember who would be killed off in an episode airing in America on Sunday - and testified he spoke to the actress "multiple times" about not knowing her lines.

He told the court Sherida...
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Spoiler Alert: 'Desperate Housewives' Producer Reveals Character's Death In Court

March 9th, 2012 8:28am EST
Desperate Housewives
Nicollette Sheridan's ongoing wrongful dismissal trial has thrown up a major upcoming plot twist on "Desperate Housewives" - James Denton's character, Mike Delfino, will be killed off in the latest episode, which airs on Sunday.

Producer George Perkins let the spoiler slip during testimony on Thursday afternoon as he explained to the court that Sheridan's Edie Britt is not the most high-profile character to be killed off.

Perkins then went on to explain that Delfino would meet a grisly end this weekend as the series begins its final weeks.

Ironically, Denton was also in court on Thursday...
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Marc Cherry Explains Why He 'Hit' Nicollette Sheridan

March 8th, 2012 9:19pm EST
Marc Cherry
Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry has revisited the moment he hit Nicollette Sheridan on the head during his latest testimony in the actress' wrongful dismissal lawsuit.

The writer/producer returned to the witness stand on Thursday morning and recounted the conversation that led to him demonstrating an action he wanted the star to try out instead of an exit line that featured a quote from a Beatles song.

Cherry explained the line had to be removed from the script over fears it would upset the Beatles.

When Sheridan realized her comic moment had been erased, she asked Cherry to wri...
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'Housewives' Creator Spent Months Planning Nicollette Sheridan's Departure

March 8th, 2012 8:55am EST
Desperate Housewives
"Desperate Housewives" creator Marc Cherry has revealed he started plotting Nicollette Sheridan's departure from the show months before an incident the actress insists led to her firing.

Cherry testified on Wednesday that Sheridan's alleged unprofessional behavior on set was a factor in his decision.

He told the court she struggled with her dialogue, criticized her co-stars and upset writers with her remarks about their scripts.

He recalled one bust-up with Teri Hatcher when Sheridan pulled him to one side and insisted her co-star was "the meanest woman in the world", prompting the actre...
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Nicollette Sheridan Struggling To Find Work After 'Desperate Housewives' Firing

March 6th, 2012 6:32pm EST
Nicollette Sheridan
Actress Nicollette Sheridan has struggled to find work since she was fired from Desperate Housewives in 2009, according to her attorney.

Entertainment lawyer Neil Meyer took the stand in Sheridan's $6 million wrongful dismissal trial on Tuesday and revealed his client hasn't been offered suitable roles since she was axed from the show amid a dispute with producers and series creator Marc Cherry.

Sheridan and her legal team maintain she was fired because she complained to ABC TV executives about Cherry's behavior on set.

She claims the writer/producer struck her after she requested a rewr...
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'Desperate Housewives' Creator Still Upset He Hit Nicollette Sheridan

March 6th, 2012 8:19am EST
Marc Cherry
"Desperate Housewives" creator Marc Cherry has felt awful about striking Nicollette Sheridan for years, the writer told a court in Los Angeles on Monday.

Cherry took the stand in Sheridan's wrongful dismissal trial and faced the actress' attorney, who quizzed him about the incident which the star believes led to her firing from the show.

When he was asked how long he had felt awful about hitting Sheridan in the head, he said, "going on three and a half years now." But he quickly justified his action, explaining he was merely demonstrating what he wanted for a particular scene.

Cherry exp...
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Nicollette Sheridan Ordered To 'Calm Down' During Trial Cross-Examination

March 3rd, 2012 2:00pm EST
Nicollette Sheridan
Actress Nicollette Sheridan was ordered to "calm down" by a Los Angeles judge on Friday after becoming frustrated as she was cross-examined over a fight she had with Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry.

The star testified in her wrongful termination lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court on Thursday, claiming the writer "hit" her "upside the head" while onset in 2008 after she asked him to write her character a funny exit line for a scene.

Sheridan complained about the incident to producers of the hit ABC network show and she alleges that that led to her dismissal in 2009, after fiv...
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Nicollette Sheridan Tells Court 'Housewives' Creator Hit Her 'Upside The Head'

March 2nd, 2012 8:34am EST
Nicollette Sheridan
Actress Nicollette Sheridan opened up about the fight she had with "Desperate Housewives" creator Marc Cherry in court on Thursday, insisting the altercation eventually led to her firing.

Sheridan was testifying in Los Angeles Superior Court as part of a trial over her wrongful termination lawsuit against Cherry and ABC executives.

She told the court the writer struck her on the set in 2008 after she asked him to write her character a funny exit line for a scene.

The actress recalled, "He got agitated and annoyed and didn't respond."

When she approached him again later, she claims Cherr...
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Nicollette Sheridan's 'Desperate Housewives' Trial Gets Underway

February 27th, 2012 6:55pm EST
Nicollette Sheridan
Jury selection for actress Nicollette Sheridan's wrongful termination trial against Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry has begun in a Los Angeles court.

Sheridan filed a $20 million lawsuit against Cherry in 2010, alleging he slapped her in the face after she expressed an opinion about a script he had written, and then killed off her character when she complained to producers.

The star, who played sexy real estate dealer Edit Britt in the series, also sued over claims of sexual and gender harassment and assault, although those accusations were later dropped.

She is now seeking comp...
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Former Sex Addict Scott Baio Plans Tell-All Book

February 9th, 2012 9:30am EST
Scott Baio
Former "Happy Days" pin-up Scott Baio is set to reveal all about his romances and sex romps with stars like Brooke Shields, Lesley Ann Warren and Melissa Gilbert in a steamy new memoir.

Baio, who played Chachi in the hit TV show and spin-off "Joanie Loves Chachi," battled sex addiction for years and now he's revealing his bedroom secrets with his famous exes.

A publishing source tells the Globe magazine the explosive book will include details about the actor's alleged trysts with Pamela Anderson, Nicollette Sheridan, Denise Richards and Heather Locklear.

The insider says, "He bedded some...
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Check Out 'Desperate Housewives: The Complete Seventh Season' On DVD Aug. 30

August 21st, 2011 6:45am EDT
Desperate Housewives
"Desperate Housewives" is ending after an eight-season run, but fans can relive their favorite series with season seven, hitting stores Aug. 30.

The drama, about the neighbors of Wisteria Lane, debuted in 2004 and became an instant success, but ratings dropped in recent years. The final season of the show will premier on ABC September 25.

The show stars Marcia Cross, Teri Hatcher, Eva Longoria and Felicity Huffman.

Nicollette Sheridan has dismissed speculation she will return to the series for its grand finale, insisting she is not bringing her character back from the dead.

The actress...
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Nicollette Sheridan Won't Resurrect Role On 'Desperate Housewives'

August 9th, 2011 8:30am EDT
Nicollette Sheridan
Nicollette Sheridan has dismissed speculation she will return to hit TV series "Desperate Housewives" for its grand finale, insisting she is not bringing her character back from the dead.

The actress played sexy real estate dealer Edie Britt on the popular comedy drama, but her character was killed off after being electrocuted in 2009.

Sheridan went on to file a multi-million dollar lawsuit against show creator Marc Cherry last year, accusing him of slapping her when she expressed an opinion about a script he had written, and firing her when she complained to producers.

But Cherry sparke...
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Nicollette Sheridan Recalls Fall From Horse During Filming

August 1st, 2011 6:00pm EDT
Nicollette Sheridan
Actress Nicollette Sheridan suffered "excruciating" pain on the set of new U.S. TV movie Honeymoon for One after falling off a horse and landing on a jagged rock.

The former Desperate Housewives star portrays Eve in the Hallmark Channel film, about a woman who heads off on an adventurous honeymoon to Ireland after calling off her engagement a week before her wedding.

Sheridan, a seasoned horse rider, insisted on pulling off her own stunts, but she tumbled off the animal during one fall scene - and it wasn't until after the cameras stopped rolling that she discovered how bad the injury r...
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Nicollette Sheridan Sizzles In Black & White In Beverly Hills

July 28th, 2011 8:36am EDT
Nicollette Sheridan
Nicollette Sheridan attended the Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel Summer 2011 TV Critics Association press tour panel yesterday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, California.

With a figure like that, we can't believe the former "Desperate Housewives" star is 47.

The actress filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the show's creator, alleging he slapped her in the face after she expressed an opinion about a script he had written. She claims she was fired when she complained to producers. The lawsuit is moving to trial.
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Eva Longoria Says Gay Wedding Remark Was A Joke

May 17th, 2011 2:31pm EDT
Eva Longoria
Actress Eva Longoria has spoken out about comments made at her wedding to basketball player Tony Parker, suggesting the groom was "gay" for marrying her.

Remarks, allegedly made by Longoria's Desperate Housewives boss Marc Cherry, have been made public as part of former co-star Nicollette Sheridan's ongoing legal spat with the writer and his fellow producers.

TMZ.com obtained documents in Sheridan's wrongful termination suit against Cherry, in which she declared, "I was present at Eva Longoria's wedding to Tony Parker, when Mr. Cherry commented that, 'Tony must like boys, because he is ...
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Nicollette Sheridan's 'Desperate Housewives' Suit To Go To Trial

May 4th, 2011 12:27am EDT
Nicollette Sheridan
Nicollette Sheridan's lawsuit against Desperate Housewives bosses will go to trial, a Los Angeles judge ruled on Tuesday.

The actress filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the show's creator Marc Cherry last April, alleging he slapped her in the face after she expressed an opinion about a script he had written, and then fired her when she complained to producers.

Superior Court Judge Elizabeth White voted to allow the star's battery, wrongful termination, and unlawful retaliation case to be tried by a jury but dismissed all other allegations, including sexual harassment.

A date ha...
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Nicollette Sheridan Breaks Fingers In Horse Incident

February 2nd, 2011 11:27pm EST
Nicollette Sheridan
Actress Nicollette Sheridan is nursing two broken fingers after an accident at a stable near her California home.

The former Desperate Housewives star was leading her horse back to its stall after a ride last month when a loud car horn panicked the beast, causing it to buck and throw Sheridan against a fence, according to the National Enquirer.

Her businessman boyfriend Steve Pate took her to West Hills Hospital, where X-rays showed she had broken bones in her hand.

She was discharged from the medical center after doctors fitted her with a metal splint.

A spokesperson for the actress ha...
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