The Entertation Index: November 26
Aubry, Gabriel – Halle Berry’s ex-boyfriend was arrested last week after he allegedly got in a fight with her current boyfriend, actor Olivier Martinez. Many have asked why Aubry didn’t get his ass beat for splitting up with Halle Berry in the first place.
Link: Berry’s Battling BFs (ABC)
Freeman, Morgan – After narrating commercials, documentaries, and even material for the Obama campaign, Freeman has lent his voice to a Human Rights Council commercial for marriage equality. It is now official that Morgan Freeman has narrated every single creative endeavor on record. Seriously, go back and watch some old home movies. I bet he’s narrating them.
Link: Freeman Narrates HRC Ad (Advocate)
Sheen, Charlie – The Two and a Half Men star reportedly became such close friends with actress Lindsay Lohan on the set of Scary Movie 5 that he gave her a $100,000 check to help pay what she owes the IRS. Yes, “to help with a tax bill,” that will do…
Link: Sheen Helps LiLo (TMZ)
Spielberg, Steven – With Skyfall garnering critical acclaim, a bit of trivia: Spielberg admits that he was turned down when he asked to direct a James Bond film. Apparently the producers weren’t excited by a 007 script that involved everyone conquering their differences by recapturing the wonder and whimsy of childhood.
Link: Spielberg Spurned For Bond (Huffington Post)
Style, Gangnam – Korean pop star Psy now owns the record for highest number of YouTube hits, with his song “Gangnam Style” amassing over 805 million versus Justin Bieber’s “Baby” 804 million. Oh, internet inventors, you thought your brainchild would be used primarily to facilitate scientific collaboration and accelerate technological advances. You’re so cute!
Link: Psy > Biebs (SF Gate)
W.K., Andrew – In a story apparently and surprisingly not from The Onion, singer Andrew W.K. has been appointed as a sort of “cultural ambassador of partying” to the Middle East by the US Department of State. Might there be an “acquired taste” issue for Bahranians to warm up to tunes like “It’s Time to Party,” “Party Hard,” and “Party til You Puke”? Please please let this be real.
Link: AWK in Bahrain? (Andrew W.K.)