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Ga Ga: Scene Stealers Aaron Yoo and Jessalyn Wanlim Take the Lead in The Good Guy at TriBeCa Film Festival

jessalyn-wanlim-the-goodguyaaron-yoo-the-goodguy The screening of the romantic dramedy The Good Guy at the TriBeCa Film Festival naturally had Blindie all giddy with Gilmore Girls star Alexis Bledel and Friday Night Lights' Scott Porter in lead roles. But we left the theater impressed by Aaron Yoo and Jessalyn Wanlim, who, as best friends of both lead characters, made us crack up. Wanlim, who played Bledel's bestie and coworker Jordan, deadpanned during a hilarious waxing scene on why their other girlfriend didn't tag along for a team waxing: "Because she didn't want to get her vagina ripped off!" While Yoo, who's a familiar face from Disturbia with Shia LaBeouf and Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist, goes against type with slick-back douchey Wall Street boy hair and tailored suits. As Steve-O, the up for anything financial party boy, he takes back tequila shots, unsuccessfully hits on blondes ("Since it looks like I'm not f--king her...Good luck!") and calling his darts team "Blasian" because he's teamed with a black Brit. We're looking forward to seeing more from these two actors in the future. thegoodguy-alexisbledel-scottporter
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Will Beyonce Beat Out Megan Fox And Eva Mendes To Play Marvel Comic’s She-Hulk?

19CA708Ashe-hulk2 Word on the comic strip streets is Beyonce may be up for the part of The Incredible Hulk's cousin She-Hulk, even though Megan Fox and Eva Mendes have both been rumored to be considered for the role. The Marvel Comics superhero who is the shy lawyer Jennifer Walters that morphs into a gargantuan green superhero when angered was widely speculated to be awarded to Transformer's star Megan Fox but Nicolas Cage, who is involved in the production, was lobbying for his Ghost Rider pal Eva Mendesm saying, "I'm working on She-Hulk and I'd like to see Eva play her. It would be her in a bikini just kicking a lot of ass, throwing cars." Can Beyonce play a green ass-kicking superhero? Well, she played a pissed-off ass-kicking wife. PHOTO CREDIT: Sara Jaye Weiss
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White Rapper Asher Roth Slams Black Rappers For Not Giving Back To Africa

asher_roth Rapper Asher Roth may have debuted on the music scene with the slacker anthem " I Love College" heralding "getting wasted," and smoking weed but he's now taking aim at black rappers for not sharing their millions with the "Motherland." Roth attempts to address the great divide between the have and the have-nots in his latest single "Sour Patch Kids" and his remix of Lil Wayne's "A Milli," "A Millie Remix." "When I dropped that ... (I thought) 'You guys are always going off about how much money you have. Do you realize what's going on in this world right now?' All these black rappers — African rappers — talking about how much money they have. 'Do you realize what's going on in Africa right now?'" Roth says. "It's just like, 'You guys are disgusting. Talking about billions and billions of dollars you have. And spending it frivolously, when you know, the Motherland is suffering beyond belief right now.'" Roth recently apologized for a tweet he posted on his Twitter exclaiming he was "hanging out with nappy headed hoes." The 23-year-old blond rapper claims he was "making fun of don imus,"referring to the radio disc jockey who was fired after making the same derogatory comments.
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Couple Alert: Slumdog Millionaire Stars Dev Patel & Freida Pinto Confirm Their Love Status

dev-patel-freida-pinto-couple Slumdog Millionaire stars Dev Patel and Freida Pinto are a couple! Days after being photographed in full-PDA mode with Pinto in Israel, Patel's mother confirms that her son, 19, is dating his 24-year-old costar to the Daily Mirror. "Yes, we knew he was flying to Israel to see her," she said of her son visiting his girlfriend near the set of her film Miral in Jerusalem. "Life can't get any better for him," she added. "Freida is really beautiful, and I am really happy for them."
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Beyonce And Ali Larter’s Obsessed Catfight Over Idris Elba Tops Weekend Box Office

obsessed_beyonce_idris_elba_ali_larter Beyonce and Ali Larter are proving that everyone loves a catfight, especially when it's over a brother man like Idris Elba, as their Fatal Attaction-esque thriller Obsession tops the box office this weekend. Already surpassing it's modest $20 million budget, Obsessed is quickly redeeming Beyonce from her over-hyped and under-performed role as Etta James in Cadillac Records and securing Idris Elba as a leading man.
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Ga Ga: British Actress Naomie Harris Steals Hearts in My Last Five Girlfriends at TriBeCa Film Festival

mylastfivegirlfriends-naomie-harris In the British bromantic comedy My Last Five Girlfriends, which premiered Thursday night in New York, Londoner Naomie Harris was the girlfriend that stole the TriBeCa Film Festival's hearts (or at least Blindie's!) The Cambridge-trained thespian, whose most recognizable roles are the Pirates of the Caribbean sequels, 28 Days Later and the cheesetastic Miami Vice film, is one of those actresses who isn't only beautiful, but undeniably witty and charming. As Gemma, the emotionally-stunted fifth girlfriend who takes lovesick protagonist Duncan's (played by the equally adorable Brendan Patricks) heart in the film adaptation of Alain De Botton's bestseller On Love, Harris is worth the wait and screen time after a string of rather bland girlfriends. Blindie's going to be on the lookout for this fresh talent!
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Ga Ga: Scene Stealers Aaron Yoo and Jessalyn Wanlim Take the Lead in The Good Guy at TriBeCa Film Festival

jessalyn-wanlim-the-goodguyaaron-yoo-the-goodguy The screening of the romantic dramedy The Good Guy at the TriBeCa Film Festival naturally had Blindie all giddy with Gilmore Girls star Alexis Bledel and Friday Night Lights' Scott Porter in lead roles. But we left the theater impressed by Aaron Yoo and Jessalyn Wanlim, who, as best friends of both lead characters, made us crack up. Wanlim, who played Bledel's bestie and coworker Jordan, deadpanned during a hilarious waxing scene on why their other girlfriend didn't tag along for a team waxing: "Because she didn't want to get her vagina ripped off!" While Yoo, who's a familiar face from Disturbia with Shia LaBeouf and Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist, goes against type with slick-back douchey Wall Street boy hair and tailored suits. As Steve-O, the up for anything financial party boy, he takes back tequila shots, unsuccessfully hits on blondes ("Since it looks like I'm not f--king her...Good luck!") and calling his darts team "Blasian" because he's teamed with a black Brit. We're looking forward to seeing more from these two actors in the future. thegoodguy-alexisbledel-scottporter
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Will Beyonce Beat Out Megan Fox And Eva Mendes To Play Marvel Comic’s She-Hulk?

19CA708Ashe-hulk2 Word on the comic strip streets is Beyonce may be up for the part of The Incredible Hulk's cousin She-Hulk, even though Megan Fox and Eva Mendes have both been rumored to be considered for the role. The Marvel Comics superhero who is the shy lawyer Jennifer Walters that morphs into a gargantuan green superhero when angered was widely speculated to be awarded to Transformer's star Megan Fox but Nicolas Cage, who is involved in the production, was lobbying for his Ghost Rider pal Eva Mendesm saying, "I'm working on She-Hulk and I'd like to see Eva play her. It would be her in a bikini just kicking a lot of ass, throwing cars." Can Beyonce play a green ass-kicking superhero? Well, she played a pissed-off ass-kicking wife. PHOTO CREDIT: Sara Jaye Weiss
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White Rapper Asher Roth Slams Black Rappers For Not Giving Back To Africa

asher_roth Rapper Asher Roth may have debuted on the music scene with the slacker anthem " I Love College" heralding "getting wasted," and smoking weed but he's now taking aim at black rappers for not sharing their millions with the "Motherland." Roth attempts to address the great divide between the have and the have-nots in his latest single "Sour Patch Kids" and his remix of Lil Wayne's "A Milli," "A Millie Remix." "When I dropped that ... (I thought) 'You guys are always going off about how much money you have. Do you realize what's going on in this world right now?' All these black rappers — African rappers — talking about how much money they have. 'Do you realize what's going on in Africa right now?'" Roth says. "It's just like, 'You guys are disgusting. Talking about billions and billions of dollars you have. And spending it frivolously, when you know, the Motherland is suffering beyond belief right now.'" Roth recently apologized for a tweet he posted on his Twitter exclaiming he was "hanging out with nappy headed hoes." The 23-year-old blond rapper claims he was "making fun of don imus,"referring to the radio disc jockey who was fired after making the same derogatory comments.
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Couple Alert: Slumdog Millionaire Stars Dev Patel & Freida Pinto Confirm Their Love Status

dev-patel-freida-pinto-couple Slumdog Millionaire stars Dev Patel and Freida Pinto are a couple! Days after being photographed in full-PDA mode with Pinto in Israel, Patel's mother confirms that her son, 19, is dating his 24-year-old costar to the Daily Mirror. "Yes, we knew he was flying to Israel to see her," she said of her son visiting his girlfriend near the set of her film Miral in Jerusalem. "Life can't get any better for him," she added. "Freida is really beautiful, and I am really happy for them."
Read More

Beyonce And Ali Larter’s Obsessed Catfight Over Idris Elba Tops Weekend Box Office

obsessed_beyonce_idris_elba_ali_larter Beyonce and Ali Larter are proving that everyone loves a catfight, especially when it's over a brother man like Idris Elba, as their Fatal Attaction-esque thriller Obsession tops the box office this weekend. Already surpassing it's modest $20 million budget, Obsessed is quickly redeeming Beyonce from her over-hyped and under-performed role as Etta James in Cadillac Records and securing Idris Elba as a leading man.
Read More

Ga Ga: British Actress Naomie Harris Steals Hearts in My Last Five Girlfriends at TriBeCa Film Festival

mylastfivegirlfriends-naomie-harris In the British bromantic comedy My Last Five Girlfriends, which premiered Thursday night in New York, Londoner Naomie Harris was the girlfriend that stole the TriBeCa Film Festival's hearts (or at least Blindie's!) The Cambridge-trained thespian, whose most recognizable roles are the Pirates of the Caribbean sequels, 28 Days Later and the cheesetastic Miami Vice film, is one of those actresses who isn't only beautiful, but undeniably witty and charming. As Gemma, the emotionally-stunted fifth girlfriend who takes lovesick protagonist Duncan's (played by the equally adorable Brendan Patricks) heart in the film adaptation of Alain De Botton's bestseller On Love, Harris is worth the wait and screen time after a string of rather bland girlfriends. Blindie's going to be on the lookout for this fresh talent!
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