A 44 year old man from Iowa has apparently been stalking actress KateBeckinsale and was just arrested at Comic Con in Tampa Bay, where she was scheduled for an appearance. She postponed her appearance for a few hours, but still appeared. Last year, the stalker followed her to Utah where he threatened to stab her. He also followed her to Houston where he was detained for harassment. MORE HERE
Kesha dropped her lawsuit against producer Dr. Luke, who may have physically and emotionally abused her, to be able to start creating music again. However, Dr. Luke has NOT dropped the defamation case that he opened against Kesha following her allegations. Now he's subpoenaed Lady Gaga for his case, who has been vocal in supporting Kesha. A rep for Lady Gaga said:
"Dr. Luke’s team is attempting to manipulate the truth and draw press attention to their case by exaggerating Lady Gaga’s role and falsely accusing her of dodging reasonable requests.” Entertainment Weekly
Justin Bieber was SUPPOSED to perform in Arlington this past Saturday, but abruptly cancelled his tour due to exhaustion. Instead, he was spotted at a sushi restaurant wearing Purpose Tour merch shorts (photo here)! Is he TRYING to rub it in?! E! Online
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Angelina Jolie did an interview with VanityFair, and the magazine highlighted a process that she used to cast the lead child in her recent movie First They Killed My Father. She has since been criticized for the process by many readers, many claiming the process was abusive. Here's how it was described in Vanity Fair:
"To cast the children in the film, Jolie looked at orphanages, circuses and slum schools, specifically seeking children who had experienced hardship. In order to find their lead, to play young Loung Ung, the casting directors set up a game, rather disturbing in its realism: they put money on the table and asked the child to think of something she needed the money for, and then to snatch it away. The director would pretend to catch the child, and the child would have to come up with a lie."
"I am upset that a pretend exercise in an improvisation, from an actual scene in the film, has been written about as if it was a real scenario. The suggestion that real money was taken from a child during an audition is false and upsetting. I would be outraged myself if this had happened."MORE HERE, USA Today