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Quickies: Deleted “Bruno” Scene Is Uncomfortable & Psychic To Contact Michael Jackson

  • The above clip is an “exclusive” deleted scene from the “Bruno” DVD. Things get really uncomfortable when baseball legend Pete Rose is forced to sit on a landscaper. [Maxim] — I’m so ashamed to admit I laughed. I had no plans of seeing any of this movie in my lifetime.
  • It’s no surprise movies don’t necessarily contain the most accurate depictions of actual life, but when it comes to sex, some of the depictions are plain myths. [College Candy] — Yeah, I’ve never ripped the sheet off the bed to run to the loo post-coitus.
  • The five most inappropriate situations to Twitter include attending church hungover and going to a great aunt’s funeral. See what other events shouldn’t be tweeted. [College Humor]

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Forbes’ List Of The Top-Earning DEAD Celebs Freaks Us Out

So much for resting in peace. Forbes magazine even wants dead celebs to work hard for their money. They just released a list titled “Top Earning Dead Celebrities.” Of course, the primo place is not filled by anyone predictable. Apparently, the most valuable “deleb” is designer Yves Saint Laurent. Earlier this year, an auction of this dude’s belongings raked in about $443 million in three days. The duo Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein hold down spot number two for creating musicals like “South Pacific,” “Oklahoma,” and “The Sound of Music.” Michael Jackson is number three and Elvis Presley, who usually secures the top spot, is at #4. But the list gets weirder … Keep reading »

Should You Go See “This Is It”?

Back in July, when we heard that Sony Pictures had plunked down $60 million smackers for 120 hours of footage from Michael Jackson‘s rehearsals for the “This Is It” tour that never was, we wondered if they were geniuses or crazy people. Yes, with MJ love flying high, it seemed like huge numbers of people would pay $10 to $12 for a peek inside the final rehearsals. But then again, 120 hours is not actually a lot of material when it comes to making a feature film—and they paid half a mill per hour. Well, “This Is It” finally opened yesterday, with simultaneous premieres in 16 cities across the globe. Directed by Kenny Ortega, who created the tour with Jackson, it is part concert movie and part documentary. The flick is now showing in 18,000 theaters, but it will only be playing for two weeks. So, should you walk to the theater, run to the theater, or stay at home and ignore the movie’s existence? That really depends on whom you ask. Keep reading »

Quickies: First Daughters Inoculated For Swine Flu & This Actually Isn’t It For Michael Jackson

  • Sasha and Malia Obama received their shots against H1N1, after vaccination questions flooded the White House. [New York Times]
  • The LAPD is concerned about paparazzi after a series of break-ins at stars’ homes. [Los Angeles Times]
  • It’s been a bad week for the Church of Scientology. Director Paul Haggis broke ties over Scientology’s stance on gay rights The Wrap, while a French court convicted the group of fraud. [Yahoo] — What would Xenu do?

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Quote Of The Day: Michael Jackson’s Sibling Says Movie Is Riveting

“My brother’s movie ‘This Is It’ is truly riveting. Michael is electrifying! We get a glimpse of a true genius at work. His passionate message for healing the world, saving the planet and our children’s futures is something he was always striving for in his lifetime.”

— Jackie Jackson, one of Michael’s older brothers, gushes about “This Is It,” the movie about Michael’s final days, which opens late tomorrow night. Many of the Jackson clan, including matriarch Katherine, have no plans to see the movie any time soon, saying they need a little more distance before watching it. What about you? Will you watch “This Is It”? [via TMZ] Keep reading »

Would Michael Jackson Tell A&E’s Reality Show To Beat It?

Michael Jackson did his best to shield his three children, Prince, Paris, and Blanket, from prying eyes and the media, even when dangling an infant Blanket over a balcony railing. When he was alive they often wore scarves or masks in public. So, I wonder how he would feel about his children appearing in an upcoming A&E reality show, the latest Jackson family sideshow act. Keep reading »

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