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Check Out 'Barbarella' On Blu-ray July 3

7/2/2012 6:54am EDT
A voluptuous outer space agent travels to another galaxy in search of a missing inventor in "Barbarella." The titular star (Jane Fonda), an interstellar representative of the united Earth government in the 41st century, is dispatched to locate scientist Durand Durand, whose positronic ray, if not recovered, could signal the end of humanity.

Outfitted in an array of stunning Star Trek/Bond girl outfits and cruising around in a plush, psychedelic spaceship, Barbarella travels to the Tau Seti system and promptly crash-lands. She then spends the rest of the film discovering the joys of inters...

'Barbarella' To Be Released On Blu-Ray July 3

4/7/2012 1:15pm EDT
Who can perform a zero-gravity striptease, seduce an angel and still have time to save the universe? Sexy, sultry, space adventurer Barbarella, that’s who!

Coming in for a landing on Blu-ray for the first time ever on July 3, 2012, the terrifically titillating sci-fi romp "Barbarella" continues to entertain with its outrageous, out-of-this-world story and brazen sexuality.

Jane Fonda stars as the titular heroine who lands on the planet Lythion in the year 40,000. Faced with robots, monsters and evil of varying stripes, she must vanquish her enemies, all while attempting—and failing—to...

Jane Fonda: 'I've Never Thought Of Myself As A Sex Symbol'

12/9/2011 1:12pm EST
Jane Fonda
Barbarella legend Jane Fonda has never considered herself a sex symbol, insisting she has worked hard to be taken seriously as an actress.

Fonda became a global pin-up after landing the role of the futuristic siren in the 1968 cult classic. She went on to win two Academy Awards for her more serious work and the actress admits she has always been baffled and annoyed by her status as a sexy star.

She tells Piers Morgan, "I think (Barbarella) it's a charming, camp movie, not very sexy, but at the time many young boys had their first experiences and I'm glad of that, I think it's kind of co...

Jane Fonda Bathed In Her Dead Dog's Ashes

9/19/2011 7:56am EDT
Jane Fonda
Veteran actress Jane Fonda once bathed in her late dog's ashes after mistaking them for bath crystals.

The Barbarella star spotted the urn in her hotel room after a long day at work and presumed the contents were bathing products.

Fonda proceeded to run a bath and pour in the ashes, but she was left aghast after spotting a bone and realizing she was actually handling the ashes of her dead pooch Roxy.

She tells Britain's Daily Express, "One evening, when I came home from work, I found an urn sitting on my hotel room table with a note, 'Until We Meet Again'. I thought, 'What could this ...

Jane Fonda: 'I Was Brought Up To Feel Fat'

8/8/2011 11:27am EDT
Jane Fonda
Actress Jane Fonda developed a negative body image after overhearing her actor dad Henry criticize her looks.

The Barbarella star was "traumatized" after the screen legend made a disparaging remark about her body, and insists the incident contributed to a lifelong obsession with her appearance.

She tells Britain's You magazine, "I was brought up to feel fat, though my father wouldn't tell me directly - he'd get one of his wives (Fonda married five times) to tell me that I shouldn't wear a bikini. One day, I overheard him talking about me and I can't even tell you what he said because it...

Jane Fonda To Wed Fourth Husband In 2011

11/24/2010 7:31pm EST
Jane Fonda
Veteran actress Jane Fonda is planning to walk down the aisle for the fourth time next year after surviving a breast cancer scare, according to reports.

The Barbarella star, 72, underwent surgery earlier this month to remove a lump from her breast after doctors discovered a small "non-invasive" tumor during a routine check-up. The Oscar winner is now cancer-free and the health crisis has prompted her to seal her romance with music producer Richard Perry, who supported Fonda throughout the traumatic experience.

The couple, which became engaged in 2009, was said to have called off its wed...

Menopause Drove Jane Fonda Out Of Hollywood

10/27/2010 11:45pm EDT
Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda turned her back on Hollywood for 15 years because the menopause left her feeling "so unhappy" she couldn't act.

The movie icon admits she couldn't act feeling as low as she did, so she decided to step out of the spotlight and concentrate on becoming an activist and a good wife to her then-husband, TV mogul Ted Turner.

In a candid TV chat with pal Oprah Winfrey, which aired on Wednesday, Fonda explained, "I felt so awful as a woman and I can't be creative if I feel bad, so I just said, 'I'm gonna leave Hollywood and be an environmental activist full time,' and then Ted came alon...

Jane Fonda: 'I Recently Had Plastic Surgery'

9/8/2010 12:00pm EDT
Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda is to reveal all about her recent cosmetic surgery makeover in a new book about aging.

The actress and feminist insists she has nothing to hide after initially agonizing over her decision to go under the knife to look younger, and she hopes to be able to justify her actions in a new tome.

The Barbarella star tells Entertainment Tonight, "I recently had plastic surgery; it was a hard decision to make and I decided if I'm gonna do it, I'm gonna tell the truth. I'm writing a book about aging; I can't write that book and not say I've had plastic surgery. I just decided it was for...

Our Favorite Girls With Guns

10/30/2008 2:34pm EDT
Angelina Jolie
Long before Angelina Jolie (or Sarah Palin for that matter) ever picked up a gun, hot chicks in movies and TV have been packing heat. Kate Jackson (who turns 60 this week!) and the other stars of the original "Charlie’s Angels" inspired a generation of girls to feather their hair and kick butt.

Here’s our list of the top 15 gun-toting beauties, past and present. Doesn’t matter what side of the law they’re on. All that counts here is how they look wielding a piece.

See our Girls With Guns Flipbook here.

15. Farrah Fawcett, Jaclyn Smith, and Kate Jackson in Charlie’s Angels


Jane Fonda Allegedly Made Sex Tape With Ted Turner

3/2/2006 9:57am EST
Jane Fonda
'Barbarella' icon Jane Fonda is embroiled in sex tape scandal. According a former pornographic magazine editor, the 68-year-old actress made a video of herself and her third husband in a threesome. In a new book, Allen MacDonnell claims the Oscar-winner was filmed with media mogul Ted Turner while he had sex with a brunette. Two other ex-editors of 'Hustler' magazine also allege they've seen the tape.

Turner's spokesman and Fonda's spokeswoman yesterday said each was "unavailable for comment". Fonda - who divorced 67-year-old Turner in 1991 - has already claimed in her memoirs, entitle...