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Carl Pistorius, the brother of Oscar Pistorius, is ALSO charged with murder.
Oscar’s older sibling faces 15 years in prison after allegedly killing a female biker in a fatal car crash; he’s been charged with culpable homicide.
ENCA news, a South African TV channel, says the crash took place in 2010 and prosecutors say Pistorius’ reckless driving led to the death a motorcyclist.
Carl’s lawyer recently told the station that Carl “deeply regrets the accident,” but was adamant his client was not drunk at the the time of the collision.
“There is no doubt that [he] is innocent andMore >
A bloody cricket bat is now the center of the investigation into the death of Oscar Pistorius’ model girlfriend, according to a newspaper in South Africa.
Police are unsure if Reeva Steenkamp used the bat in self-defense or if the Olympic sprinter used it, either by hitting her or breaking down a door.
Steenkamp reportedly hid in the bathroom of his home and was shot four times through the door; a report says her skull may have been crushed as well.
The City Press, a paper in their native South Africa, quotes a source as saying, “There was lots of blood on the bat. Forensic testsMore >
… the creator of this hilariousness.
Angelina Jolie has a message for those of you saying she looks too skinny: Mess with me at your own peril. Look. Do you really want to step to a woman capable of this kind of intimidation and posturing? No, we didn’t think so.
And you thought Angelina’s single-leg pose was bad …
Continued here: And the Oscar For Best Photoshop Goes to …
(HMG Celebrity News) – Though fans wouldn’t know it from her performance in Desperate Housewives Teri Hatcher is enduring a crippling illness. But the 46-year old fitness fanatic is fighting back hard;
“I’ve been struggling with this thing called frozen shoulder, which is a real condition women get,” she tells the News.
Teri’s ailment, which doctors call ‘Adhesive Capsulitis’ is caused by a lack of fluid in the joint. This creates severe inflammation and frequent bouts of chronic pain. 70% of sufferers in the US are women and even with treatment it can last up to two years.
“It’s basicallyMore >
[HMG Celebrity News] – When the first Harry Potter movie opened in 2001 Daniel Radcliffe was a gawky 12-year old with a bad haircut and glasses. But his first post-Harry film role in ‘The Woman in Black’ may surprise you;
Set in Victorian England the story concerns a young British lawyer, Arthur Kipps, who has to sort out the legal affairs of Mrs. Drablow, a lonely woman who lived in an isolated house on the coast. Alone in the house Kipps hears noises and often sees the ghost of a woman in black.
Neighbors tell him unsettling tales of how Drablow’s unmarried sister had a baby which the pairMore >
Mila Kunis has joined Darren Aronofsky in the corner of Natalie Portman.
In response to accusations that the Oscar winner scarcely took part in any of the choreography depicted in the movie, Kunis tells Entertainment Weekly: “Natalie danced her ass off. I think it’s unfortunate that this is coming out and taking attention away from [the praise] Natalie deserved and got.”
It’s also coming out the week Black Swan comes to DVD, which, ironically, will likely drive interest in the film.
Kunis adds that she and Portman have been open about the help they received from experienced dancers suchMore >
The casting rumor has become an official reality for Jennifer Lawrence.
The Wrap reports that this Oscar nominee has been confirmed as Katniss Everdeen, the heroine at the center of Suzanne Collins’ best-selling novel series. Lawrence will star in a planned film trilogy that will include The Hunger Games, Catching Fire and Mockingjay.
The role of Katniss caps what has been an incredible year for Lawrence. The 20-year was a relative unknown just a few months ago and then rose prominence in Winter’s Bone.
She beat out such other young Hollywood stars as Chloe Moretz, Lyndsy Fonseca, SaoirseMore >
Yes, Mike Huckabee said he was “troubled” by Natalie Portman’s pregnancy this week.
And, yes, he accused the Oscar winner of boasting about her unmarried, expecting state; and, yes, he said the actress is setting a “distorted image” for girls across the country.
But the likely 2012 Presidential nominee has an explanation for these seemingly random, misguided allegations: it’s the fault of the damn mainstream media!
How dare Natalie Portman glamorize pregnancy by… being pregnant!
“These people should read my book and they would know what I said instead of what some left-wing partisans areMore >
The Gregory Brothers, the guys who brought us the Antoine Dodson auto-tuned viral hit “Bed Intruder” have put their skills to use once again, this time targeting the 2011 Oscar awards show.
The brothers have mixed together several movies, including hits; The Social Network, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I.
Here’s the full auto-tuned special:
It sure does make the music industry look pretty silly when videos like this surface that actually make regular talking seem like semi-decent singing. I particularly like how Justin Timberlake seemed to have aMore >
CNN has hired Camille Grammer to co-host its Academy Awards special this Sunday, Showbiz Tonight: Road to Gold.
In related news: THG will be tuning in to E! for all of our Oscar coverage.
Along with AJ Hammer and Brooke Anderson, Grammer will offer fashion and celebrity commentary on the red carpet of the major event. There’s also a good chance she teases us about appearing on season two of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
“We can’t wait to get Camille’s unabashed take on Hollywood’s biggest night,” Dave Levine, the Senior Executive Producer for CNN Entertainment and Showbiz Tonight,More >
Halle Berry 1, Gabriel Aubry 0.
So reads the custody scoreboard between this former couple, after a judge ruled in the actress’ favor today and said she could take daughter Nahla to New York for a movie shoot.
With the Oscar winner in attendance, a Los Angeles judge gave her the green light bring Nahla along for the duration of her time on set.
“We are pleased the judge took the time to deal with this veryMore >
Might a tabloid have gotten it right for once?
Late last year, reports surfaced that said Halle Berry had a major problem with ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry dating Kim Kardashian, especially considering how the two weren’t shy about appearing in public together.
Now – as Berry and Aubry exchange insults and prepare to battle for custody of daughter Nahla – a source tells People that Gabriel’s fling with Kardashian really was an issue for the Oscar winner.
“Halle was upset at the idea of someone like that being in her daughter’s life,” the insider said of Kardashian. “She was very aggravated…More >
Mel Gibson’s legal team is gearing up to depose the rogue bodyguard who claimed he nailed Oksana Grigorieva and that she is lying about all things Mel.
The interrogation of Kristian Herzog, a twice-convicted felon is set for Friday. Accused of battering his ex, Mel wants the dirt he hopes will vindicate him.
“Gibson’s camp believe Kristian will admit Oksana is exaggerating her version of events in relation to the domestic violence allegations,” a source said.
Kristian Herzog (left), may be a key player in the Mel-Oksana feud.
Oksana Grigorieva has claimed the Oscar winner punched her inMore >
(HMG Celebrity News) – New daddy Javier Bardem has been offered a starring role in the upcoming James Bond film opposite returning 007 Daniel Craig. Deadline Hollywood reports the role Bardom has been offered is being kept under wraps for now, but traditionally the biggest male role opposite 007 is the villain, and Bardem played a brilliant villain in his Oscar-winning turn in No Country For Old Men two years ago. It’s been all good news for Bardem of late, whose wife Penelope Cruz gave birth to a baby boy earlier this month, and on the same day, he was given his third Oscar nominationMore >
The King’s Speech has beat out The Social Network in yet another awards show, taking the top prize Sunday at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
The movie has 12 nominations at this years Oscar’s and with a best director win at the Directors Guild Awards the movie should be a good choice for front runner when the Academy Awards kick off in just four short weeks.
Among other big winners was Colin Firth for his role in The King’s Speech and Natalie Portman, the front runner for Black Swan.
Here’s the full list of big winners:
Actor: Colin Firth, The King’s Speech
Actress: Natalie Portman,