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Actors Who Can Actually Sing

January 19th, 2011 11:00am EST
Gwyneth Paltrow Country Strong
Who knew they could sing? There are a few actors who are carving out second careers by moonlighting part-time as singers, and others, just by finding ways to exploit their hidden given talents singing on film or television.

Gwyneth Paltrow

She may have raised some eyebrows, but actress Gwyneth Paltrow sure can sing Country music. The Oscar winning actress put her veiled singing talents up front and center for the new film Country Strong.

Jamie Foxx

Actor Jamie Foxx may have won an Oscar award for his performance in the biographic film Ray, but this actor's main passion is music. Fox...
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Pink's New Man?

April 14th, 2008 9:15am EDT
Pink
Newly single pop punk Pink is showing off a new man - Juliette And The Licks guitarist Todd Morse. The singer has been snapped frolicking in the surf on a Malibu, California with a tattooed mystery man TMZ.com claim is Morse.

If Morse is Pink's new beau - he's her second in just a month. In March she was spotted cosying up to producer Butch Walker in a Los Angeles nightclub.

Pink and motocross rider Carey Hart split in February, two years after marrying in January 2006.

-Pink Pictures

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)
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The Foo Fighters Lead The MTV Australia Awards

March 13th, 2008 11:54am EDT
Foo Fighters
Justin Timberlake, Fergie and Foo Fighters will go head-to-head at the 2008 MTV Australia Awards. The artists will battle it out in the Music Video of the Year Category with 50 Cent, Delta Goodrem and Timbaland.

Timberlake and Foo Fighters will also compete to win the Live Performer Award alongside Lupe Fiasco and Juliette & the Licks. Goodrem was also nominated for the Australian Artist Music Award with Silverchair, Sneaky Sound System and The Veronicas.

The awards will be handed out on April 26th at the Australian Technology Park in Sydney.

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Memorable Celebrity Quotes

October 3rd, 2007 2:31pm EDT
Juliette Lewis
"I was appalled, like, 'Oh my God, what have I done...?' I wanted to mother them and put a cloth over them." Punk star Juliette Lewis was stunned when a front row full of female fans flashed their breasts at her during a recent Juliette & The Licks concert in Finland.

"If I sit around eating macaroni and cheese, and don't exercise at all, by the time I'm in my forties, I'll be tripping over every inch of my body!" Drew Barrymore on why she occasionally goes to the gym.

"He helped me with my algebra homework and that's about all I remember." Alyssa Milano on her memories of workin...
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Lollapalooza 2007 Lineup Announced

April 12th, 2007 12:13pm EDT
Pearl Jam
Tickets are now officially on sale for Lollapalooza 2007, August 3-5 in Chicago’s Grant Park. Among the 120-plus artists are behemoths Pearl Jam — in their sole U.S. show this year — as well as Daft Punk, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Muse, Iggy and the Stooges, Interpol, Kings of Leon, Modest Mouse, My Morning Jacket, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Perry Farrell’s Satellite Party, Snow Patrol, The Roots, Paolo Nutini, Femi Kuti and The Positive Force, and many more.

The 2006 edition of Lollapalooza filled Grant Park with more than 166,000 attendees of every stripe—figuratively and literally—...
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Juliette Lewis Has No Contact With Ex Brad Pitt

November 20th, 2006 1:36pm EST
Juliette Lewis
Rocker/actress Juliette Lewis has completely lost contact with her ex-boyfriend Brad Pitt, insisting fame has changed the Hollywood hunk. The pair dated for three years in the early 1990s and starred together in the 1993 thriller Kalifornia.

But while Pitt has since started a family with Angelina Jolie, the Juliette & The Licks singer is single after divorcing her husband of four years, professional skateboarder Steve Berra, in 2003.

Lewis says, "We're strangers now. He's not in my universe. We were both unknown when I went out with him. I just have this idea that being really f...
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Juliette Lewis Believes She'd Make A Good Bond Girl

November 3rd, 2006 10:16am EST
Juliette Lewis
Juliette Lewis wants to be a Bond girl. The actress is convinced she could give former 007 beauties like Ursula Andress and Halle Berry a run for their money with her toned body and feisty attitude. She said: "Can you imagine me as a Bond girl? Just give me a sword and a bikini, and I'm good to go."

Another reason the actress-turned-singer wants to star in a Bond film is so she can meet Daniel Craig, who makes his debut as the suave spy in Casino Royale next month because she has a crush on him. She added: "Daniel is a good actor and very easy on the eye, so I'd love to say hello and g...
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Juliette Lewis To Host European MTV Awards Show Online

October 13th, 2006 1:39pm EDT
Juliette Lewis
Juliette Lewis will present coverage of the MTV Europe Music Awards that will only be available online. The actress, who now fronts rock band Juliette & The Licks, has been signed to present a "fly by the seat of your pants" show that will include exclusive backstage chats with the stars.

Viewers will be able to submit questions for Lewis to ask the musicians via the award show's website. The MTV Europe Music Awards take place in Copenhagen, Denmark, on November 2.

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)
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It Takes Guts To Act & Then Play Music, Says Juliette Lewis

September 26th, 2006 9:41am EDT
Juliette Lewis
Actress-turned-rocker Juliette Lewis has leaped to the defense of other Hollywood stars who have ventured into music, insisting it "takes guts." The Juliette & The Licks singer is currently taking time out of acting to tour with her band, and urges critics to think carefully before they blast stars for trying their hand at new things - provided they are truly talented.

She says, "Look at Keanu Reeves. He didn't go into (grunge band) Dogstar as a big star. He wasn't frontman. He just played bass and kept back. That takes a lot of guts."

However, when quizzed about Lindsay Lohan's...
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Juliette Lewis: 'Making Movies Can Be Really Boring'

September 26th, 2006 8:56am EDT
Juliette Lewis
Actress-turned-singer Juliette Lewis refused to succumb to her rock dreams for years because she was terrified of failing. The Juliette & The Licks frontwoman knew she wanted to be a singer but felt safer staying in movies, despite finding the glitzy vocation completely uninspiring.

She says, "In the last decade I have written songs with various friends of mine and I was always putting off the music thing, even though I knew I needed to express myself that way. I was putting it off out of fear. I had no balls yet. Until the desire became so huge it outweighed the fear. I've done movie...
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Juliette Lewis Was Expected To Be a Stripper, Prostitute for Music Videos

September 21st, 2006 1:10pm EDT
Juliette Lewis
Actress/singer Juliette Lewis was forced to overcome being stereotyped as a prostitute to succeed as a rocker. The Juliette & The Licks frontwoman was stunned to discover she couldn't enter the male dominated world of rock 'n' roll without being portrayed in a sexual way.

The 33-year-old actress says, "It's 2006, you would not f**king believe the video treatments (music video ideas) I was given. Nine out of 10 video treatments were me being a stripper, me working in a brothel, there was one where I'm just fornicating with the camera.

"Even though I write sexual innuendo lyrics a...
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Juliette Lewis Is Not Impressed by Paris Hilton

August 23rd, 2006 1:28pm EDT
Juliette Lewis
Actress Juliette Lewis has hit out at Paris Hilton's recent attempt to become a pop star, insisting she is only famous as "someone who is in magazines." Lewis has successfully made the transition from acting to music and tours with her band Juliette And The Licks.

But she's not impressed with socialite Hilton's new single “Stars Are Blind” and with her status as a celebrity.

Lewis says, "You have to analyse what a star is. She's just someone who is in magazines. The preoccupation with all that says something about people, but I'm not one of the preoccupied ones."

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Juliette Lewis Avoids Rock 'n' Roll Clichés

June 13th, 2006 10:41am EDT
Juliette Lewis
Actress-turned-singer Juliette Lewis has branded drug-taking "boring," insisting indulging in narcotics is a rock 'n' roll cliché. The star has turned her back on her rebellious past and credits controversial religion Scientology with turning her life around.

She says, "It's something that is so in the past tense. I've been drug-free for ten years. And I resent, especially in the rock 'n' roll world, the 'tell us some drugs and sex stories' attitude. It's real boring. It's not radical to take drugs any more. There are no more excuses."

Check out Lewis' band Juliette & The Licks.
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No More Acting For Juliette Lewis

February 27th, 2006 12:20pm EST
Juliette Lewis
Actress-turned-rocker Juliette Lewis has vowed never to return to her Hollywood roots unless she is offered a truly impressive script. The star launched punk band Juliette And The Licks in 2003 and spent several months last year touring. And she has no regrets about her sudden career change.

She says, "For something to take me away from the music right now, it has to be spectacular. I don't want to settle for something less than a really interesting film director."

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)
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Upcoming Guests on 'The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson'

November 11th, 2005 9:30am EST
Jennifer Love Hewitt
Guests from Nov. 17 through Nov. 25:

Nov. 17 Television producer Josh Schwartz; musical guest Amos Lee

Nov. 18 Actor Jon Favreau; columnist Randy Cohen; comedian Kyle Cease

Nov. 21 Actress Juliette Lewis; actor Brian Van Holt ("Threshold"); musical guests Juliette and the Licks

Nov. 22 Actor Jerry O'Connell; musical guests The Fray

Nov. 23 Talk show host Regis Philbin; New York Times columnist/author Maureen Dowd

Nov. 24 Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt (Ghost Whisperer); actor James Denton; musical guest Robert Plant

Nov. 25 Actor Danny Bonaduce; screenwriter...
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Juliette Lewis Goes Topless for Punk Designer

October 28th, 2005 9:50am EDT
Juliette Lewis
Juliette Lewis is to pose topless in a new advertisement for punk designer Johan Lindeberg. In the saucy commercial, Lewis - who was once engaged to Brad Pitt - is stretched between two chairs in a dressing room, wearing only a pair of jeans.

The actress-turned-rocker teamed up with the fashion king after he offered to design stage gear for her group Juliette and The Licks on their European tour. Ex-Libertines rocker and on-off friend of Pete Doherty, Carl Barat, also features in the provocative ads.

Meanwhile, Depeche Mode frontman Dave Gahan has agreed to wear the designer's out...
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