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Celebrity Birthdays - March 11, 2011

3/11/2011 3:00am EST
Johnny Knoxville
Happy Birthday to:

"Jackass 3D" Johnny Knoxville (1971)

Singer Lisa Loeb (1968)

Russian-born actor Anton Yelchin (1989)

"Ghost World" actress Thora Birch (1982)

"Alias" actor David Anders (1981)

Good Charlotte twins Joel and Benji Madden (1979)

Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul (1964)

TV actress Alex Kingston (1963)

Canadian actor Elias Koteas (1961)

"The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy" author Douglas Adams (1952)

Jazz artist Bobby McFerrin (1950)

Tex-Mex accordionist Flaco Jimenez (1939)

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Check Out 'Jackass 3D' Unrated On DVD & Blu-ray March 8

3/5/2011 7:00am EST
Jackass 3D
Three times the laughs. Three times the stupid. Three times the pain. The jackass guys are back for their wildest round of mischief and mayhem yet in "Jackass 3D"!

You’ll laugh ‘til your bladder pops or your spleen spleens as Johnny Knoxville goes roller-skating in a buffalo herd, Bam Margera barrels through a hallway of high-voltage stun guns, and Steve-O takes to the skies in a fully-loaded porta-potty.

Get ready to go AC or DC with your choice of theatrical or unrated version, loaded with all the outrageous footage not shown in theaters. So brace yourself for uncensored, unbelie...
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Johnny Knoxville Not Starring In 'Three Stooges'

1/10/2011 9:09am EST
Johnny Knoxville
Moviemaker Peter Farrelly has fired back at reports "Jackass" star Johnny Knoxville has replaced Jim Carrey in his "The Three Stooges" movie.

Farrelly insists he's yet to replace Carrey and Sean Penn in the comedy after both stars quit.

He tells Entertainment Weekly magazine, "You don't want people to think 'they already cast that thing,' because we haven't. It's wide open to everybody."
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Pamela Anderson's Airport Ad Banned In Hong Kong

12/30/2010 11:19am EST
Pamela Anderson
A racy animal rights ad featuring Pamela Anderson has been banned from another airport after officials in Hong Kong deemed the promo too risqué.

Anderson is seen posing as a scantily-clad member of airport security staff in the clip for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

She is shown stripping passengers, including Jackass star Steve-O and comic Andy Dick, of their leather, fur and other animal products as they pass through security checks.

It was banned from Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts last month and now chiefs at Hong Kong's airport have refu...
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Pamela Anderson's Airport PETA Ad Grounded

11/24/2010 5:13pm EST
Pamela Anderson
A racy animal rights advert featuring Pamela Anderson has been banned from an airport in Boston, Massachusetts after officials deemed the promo too risqué.

Anderson is seen posing as a scantily-clad member of airport security staff in the clip for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), which was to be shown on Logan International Airport's Wi-Fi internet network. She is seen stripping passengers, including Jackass star Steve-O and comic Andy Dick, of their leather, fur and other animal products as they pass through security checks.

However, officials at the airport have ban...
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Johnny Knoxville Prohibits His Kids From Copying Stunt Career

11/4/2010 1:47pm EDT
Johnny Knoxville
Prankster Johnny Knoxville has banned his two children from following in his daredevil footsteps - he's forbidden them from any stunt work.

The Jackass star has a 13-year-old daughter, Madison, with his first wife Melanie Clapp, and 11-month-old son, Rocko, with his current wife, Naomi.

Madison appears in the credits of Knoxville's new movie Jackass 3D, when she is seen hitting director Jeff Tremaine in the ear - but the funnyman is prohibiting his kids from performing any dangerous tricks. He says, "(Rocko) can prank Jeff, but no stunts."

And Knoxville, who almost broke his neck dur...
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'Jackass' Star Always Taken To Mental Hospital When Arrested

10/20/2010 11:51pm EDT
Chris Pontius
"Jackass 3D" star Chris Pontius always ends up in a mental institute whenever he's arrested - because police officers who don't recognize him assume he's mad.

The crazed stuntman has found himself on the wrong side of the law a few times - and was once cited for being drunk and disorderly in public when cops found him passed out, naked on a car in Miami, Florida.

He says, "I had to be sprayed with some red stuff and, God, it hurt... They didn't even take me to jail - they took me to the mental hospital like (character) Murdock on "The A-Team"... But being crazy isn't a crime."

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Kat Von D Reunites With Nikki Sixx At 'Jackass 3D' Premiere

10/14/2010 11:39pm EDT
Kat Von D
Celebrity tattooist Kat Von D and rocker Nikki Sixx had Hollywood gossips buzzing at the premiere of "Jackass 3D" on Wednesday night when the former couple arrived together but refused to pose for photos.

Sources tell WENN Von D, who split from the Motley Crue bassist earlier this year and is now dating Sandra Bullock's ex-husband Jesse James, was visibly upset on the red carpet but refused to discuss her personal life with members of the media.

One photographer says, "They showed up together but posed separately. They wouldn't even agree to pose with (Jackass star) Steve-O. It was very o...
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Bam Margera Roofied In New Zealand

10/13/2010 10:32pm EDT
Bam Margera
"Jackass 3D" star Bam Margera has opened up about his August detention in New Zealand, explaining a fan of his brother's rock band "roofied" his drink the night before he was scheduled to fly to Australia with the group.

The stuntman reveals someone slipped a powerful drug into his drink at the New Zealand after-show party, and by the time he got to the airport to fly to the next gig he was babbling and unable to stand.

He tells Penthouse magazine, "I just passed out... I was completely coherent , but I couldn't move my feet or hands or even talk (sic). They (brother's bandmates) were rea...
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Bam Margera Utilized 'Weiner Cam' For 'Jackass 3D'

10/12/2010 11:40pm EDT
Bam Margera
The new "Jackass" movie features one of the stunt gang's most risque pranks - Bam Margera agreed to urinate on friends' faces and film their reaction at close range with the use of a 'Weiner Cam.'

The fun-loving prankster thought it would be a giggle to take a small camera to his penis and then sneak up on unsuspecting pals and pee on them.

Margera felt sure the stunt would be axed from the final edit of "Jackass 3D" - but the scenes were too funny to cut.

He tells Penthouse magazine, "It was kind of an experiment. It was a camera taped to my d--k and I was walking around, waiting to cat...
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Johnny Knoxville Fears He's A Bad Influence

10/10/2010 1:50pm EDT
Johnny Knoxville
"Jackass 3D" prankster Johnny Knoxville is closely monitoring his daredevil antics now he's a dad again - because he fears he's been a bad influence on his eldest daughter.

The star welcomed his first baby boy, Rocko, with wife Naomi Nelson last December and reveals he's "trying to do good" as a new dad.

Knoxville admits his 13-year-old daughter Madison, from his first marriage to Melanie Lynn Cates, has already seen her share of his stunt mishaps and wild antics, and one particular run-in with police, which ended with him being handcuffed in front of her, has the star seriously re-thinki...
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Johnny Knoxville Still Recovering From Groin Injury

10/8/2010 4:16pm EDT
Johnny Knoxville
Jackass prankster Johnny Knoxville is still recovering from a horrifying motorcycle stunt that almost cost him his manhood in 2007 - he still has to catheterize himself daily to avoid further damage.

Knoxville was filming a tribute to stunt legend Evel Knievel when he tried to ride a motorcycle up a dirt hill. He lost control of the bike, which shot up in the air and landed on his crotch, tearing his urethra. He's was bedridden for weeks, and has relied on a permanent catheter which empties his bladder ever since.

Now, three years later, he's still forced to carry a portable tube, which...
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Steve-O: 'I'd Love To Make A Living Without Shoving Things Up My Butt'

10/5/2010 8:45am EDT
Steve O
"Jackass" star Steve-O wants to cut back on his stunts.

The "Jackass" pranksters are at it again in their third outing presented for the first time in 3D - an effect that will no doubt redefine the use of the in-your-face technology.

Steve-O explained, "I'd love to make a living without shoving things up my butt."

Steve-O has pulled various stunts. For example, he once swallowed a fish to see if he can vomit it up unhurt and stapled his testicles to his leg. Last week to promote his new film he sprayed his head with hairspray and lit his head on fire at Fantastic Fest.
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Johnny Knoxville Gets Hitched

9/25/2010 11:00am EDT
Johnny Knoxville
"Jackass" prankster Johnny Knoxville has pulled the ultimate stunt - he's a married man.

Reports suggest the "Dukes of Hazzard" star wed longtime girlfriend Naomi Nelson on Friday.

Sources tell Life & Style magazine Knoxville, real name Phillip John Clapp, and Nelson picked out an engagement ring in Los Angeles on Wednesday and then decided to get married.

Nelson, who is the mother of Knoxville's son Rocko, has been dating the star for just over two years.

It's the Jackass star's second marriage - he wed Melanie Lynn Cates in 1995 and the union lasted 13 years. They divorced last year.
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Bam Margera Says His Attacker Threatened Him Before

6/15/2010 9:44pm EDT
Bam Margera
The woman who allegedly attacked "Jackass" star Bam Margera with a baseball bat has previously threatened to kill the TV stuntman and his wife.

Margera was hospitalised after the unnamed female set about him in the early hours of Saturday morning at the Philadelphia-area, Pennsylvania bar he owns.

He has since been released from doctors' care, and has now opened up about the incident in a video for TMZ.com.

In the footage, Margera shows off his head wound - which reveals a staple to help the injury heal - and admits he is still feeling "dizzy" from the assault.

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Bam Margera Released From Hospital After Baseball Bat Incident

6/14/2010 9:15am EDT
Bam Margera
"Jackass" star Bam Margera has been released from hospital after he was allegedly attacked with a baseball bat in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Police were called to the TV wildman's The Note bar in West Chester, Philadelphia, when a fight broke out between Margera and an unknown female.

Margera is said to have been struck with the bat and newly-released photographs, published on TMZ.com, show the star strapped to a stretcher with his head encased in a brace.

He was taken to a nearby hospital and treated in the intensive care unit, according to his "Jackass" co-star Steve-O.

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Bam Margera Hospitalized After Getting Hit In The Head With A Bat

6/13/2010 8:40am EDT
Bam Margera
Jackass star Bam Margera has been hospitalized after a woman allegedly hit him around the head with a baseball bat.

Police were called to The Note bar in West Chester, Philadelphia, which is owned by the TV prankster, in the early hours of Saturday morning when a fight broke out between Margera and an unknown female.

Margera was reportedly struck with the bat and taken to a nearby hospital, while the woman was arrested and charged with assault, reports TMZ.com.

Margera's condition was not known as WENN went to press.

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Nikki Sixx And Kat Von D Are Back Together

4/9/2010 12:16pm EDT
Kat Von D
TV tattoo artist Kat Von D is adamant her romance with Motley Crue rocker Nikki Sixx is back on again - two months after they announced their split.

The musician began dating the reality show star in 2007, following Von D's divorce from fellow tattooist Oliver Peck. The couple went their separate ways in January, with Sixx releasing a statement to confirm the end of the love affair.

Von D was recently rumored to have landed a new boyfriend after she was photographed with Bam Margera, but she has taken to the internet to dismiss reports she's dating the Jackass star - insisting she is st...
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Top Ten Most Offensive TV Shows Ever

3/16/2010 10:14am EDT
Top Ten Most Offensive TV Shows Ever
A few months ago, MTV's Jersey Shore came under attack for representing Italian-Americans in the wrong light with all the tanning, hairstyling, and use of the slang terms "Guido" and "Guidette." Some critics have gone so far as to call the MTV reality program the most offensive TV show ever. But when it comes to the most offensive shows ever, Jersey Shore isn't even on the radar. Let's take a look at ten TV shows that sparked controversy during their run on television, and truly are the most offensive ever.

10. Jackass (MTV, 2000-2002)
Jackass aired for only three seasons on MTV, but durin...
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 28

9/28/2009 3:00am EDT
Hilary Duff
Happy Birthday to:

"Material Girls" actress Hilary Duff (1987)

"Boogeyman" actress Skye McCole Bartusiak (1992)

Pussycat Dolls singer Melody Thornton (1984)

"Jackass" jackass Bam Margera (1979)

"King Kong" actress Naomi Watts (1968)"

The Replacement Killers" actress Mira Sorvino (1967)

"Mystery Men" actress Janeane Garofalo (1964)

Violinist Laurie Lewis (1950)

"Ferris Bueller's Day Off" actor Jeffrey Jones (1947)

"The Negotiator" actor J.T. Walsh (1943; d. 1998)

"Capote" actor Marshall Bell (1942)

Stand By Me singer Ben E. King (1938)

French actress Br...
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Johnny Knoxville To Be Dad Again

8/19/2009 8:52am EDT
Johnny Knoxville
Jackass star Johnny Knoxville is to be a father for the second time. Naomi Nelson, the star's girlfriend of almost a year, is three months pregnant with his child.

The Dukes of Hazzard actor, real name Philip John Clapp, has a 13-year-old daughter with his ex-wife, Melanie, who he divorced in 2007 after 12 years of marriage.

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Slideshow: Hollywood's Nicest Celebrities

6/16/2009 9:13am EDT
Reese Witherspoon
You've heard about the horror stories of the uncontrollable, arrogant celebrities who think they're God's gift to the earth. Naomi Campbell hurling her cell phone at her assistant like a 2 year old throwing a tantrum and Christian Bale yelling at the director of photography on the set of Terminator: Salvation because he wasn't getting his way. Who do they think they are?

Not all celebrities think they are superior to the average human being. Some famous people really do appreciate their fans and their fame. Being a nice celebrity means always stopping to sign autographs for fans and taki...
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Celebrity Birthdays, June 13

6/13/2009 3:00am EDT
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
Happy Birthday To actress twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen (1986), "Fantastic Four" actor Chris Evans (1981), "Vegas Vacation" actor Ethan Embry (1978), "Jackass" jackass Steve-O (1974), supermodel Leann Tweeden (1973), Weezer singer Rivers Cuomo (1970), singer/songwriter David Gray (1968), actress Kathy Burke (1964), "The Breakfast Club" actress Ally Sheedy (1962), "The Santa Clause" actor Tim Allen (1953), actor Richard Thomas (1951), "Star Trek: Generations" actor Malcolm McDowell (1943), and actor/comedian Paul Lynde (1926; d. 1982).

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A Look At 'Where the Wild Things Are'

4/10/2009 1:00pm EDT
Where The Wild Things Are
A beloved children's book from the 1960s is finally getting a release date for its feature-length film adaptation. "Where The Wild Things Are" is a simple story of a boy, Max, who acts up and is sent to bed with no supper and winds up entering the world of the Wild Things. The book's illustrations walk the line between cool and creepy, and the film's live-action mixed with puppetry promise to yield a visually stunning piece. But we'll have to wait until October 16, 2009, to find out.

Maurice Sendak wrote and illustrated the playful, innocent classic back in 1963. "Where The Wild Things...
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Gilles Impresses Again On 'Dancing With The Stars'

4/7/2009 8:57am EDT
Dancing With The Stars
This week the nine remaining contestants on Dancing With The Stars had to prove their resilience while performing either the Paso Doble or the Viennese waltz.

Chuck Wicks and partner/girlfriend Julianne Hough had the chance to perform a romantic Viennese waltz this week. Judge Len Goodman thought that Chuck had finally come out of his hibernation and performed much better than the previous weeks. Bruno Tonioli encouraged Chuck to keep his confidence all the way through his routine to earn a better score. But, Carrie Ann Inaba said he lost focus while dancing and that it didn't come tog...
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More Injuries On 'Dancing With The Stars'

3/17/2009 8:34am EDT
Steve-O
It's round two of "injured celebrities who try to dance!" I mean, Dancing With The Stars. This week more contestants were dealing with injury and insult.

Up first, Jewel's replacement, Holly Madison with partner Dmitry Chaplin. Holly performed the quickstep and said she was going for this week's "most improved" dancer. Len Goodman commented that her bust was too big and it led to some bad posture. Bruno Tonioli said she looked like she was chasing after a bus her legs were so frantic, and Carrie Ann Inaba felt like Holly and Dmitry didn't do equal work dancing. She got three 6's which ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, March 11

3/11/2009 3:00am EDT
Lisa Loeb
Happy Birthday to Russian-born actor Anton Yelchin (1989), "Ghost World" actress Thora Birch (1982), "Alias" actor David Anders (1981), Good Charlotte twins Joel and Benji Madden (1979), "Jackass" Johnny Knoxville (1971), singer/reality TV star Lisa Loeb (1968), Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul (1964), TV actress Alex Kingston (1963), Canadian actor Elias Koteas (1961), "The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy" author Douglas Adams (1952), jazz artist Bobby McFerrin (1950), Tex-Mex accordionist Flaco Jimenez (1939), and bandleader Lawrence Welk (1903; d. 1992).

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'DWTS' Round 1 Recap: 'Sex' Star Impresses, Apple Geek Doesn't

3/10/2009 8:33am EDT
Dancing With The Stars
The Dancing With The Stars Season 8 premiere hadn't even kicked off yet, but two stars were already eliminated…due to injuries. Jewel and Nancy O'Dell both had leg injuries preventing them from competing in this season's competition. However, ABC was quick to jump on the reality star bandwagon, bringing in The Girls Next Door's Holly Madison and recent The Bachelor dumpee, Melissa Rycroft to replace them.

Reigning champ Derek Hough took the floor first with partner Lil Kim. They danced the Cha Cha Cha. Kim was excited to be dancing after previously watching the show from prison. She de...
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Underrated & Overrated Films Based On Graphic Novels

3/6/2009 9:41am EST
300
It's rare that commercials are actually right, but today they are when they claim that a film based on the "Most-Acclaimed Graphic Novel of All Time" will be released.

That film, and novel, is "Watchmen" of course. The movie comes from the 12-part comic series from Alan Moore ("From Hell", "V for Vendetta") that was quickly packaged into a graphic novel upon its completion. Many consider this series the greatest in the history of comics and the subsequent novel actually made it onto Time Magazine's 100 Greatest Novels of the Century List. Needless to say, there's no doubting its acc...
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Jewel, Lil' Kim, More Join 'Dancing With The Stars'

2/9/2009 11:05am EST
Jewel
An all new cast of celebrities hits the dance floor on ABC's "Dancing With The Stars" with the highly anticipated two-hour season premiere Monday, March 9, 2009 on ABC.

Season Eight introduces 13 new stars, including the youngest competitor to date, an NFL legend, a computer icon, a female rapper, three music artists, and a "Wildboy." Additionally, "love is a battlefield," when for the first time three real life couples take the ballroom floor. Husband and wife, Ty Murray and Jewel, compete for bragging rights while newly engaged professional dancers, Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Karina Sm...
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