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Fast Track: Gerard Depardieu turns a plane into a toilet

August 17, 2011

A roundup of entertainment headlines for Wednesday.

French actor Gerard Depardieu apparently couldn't wait for the bathroom on board an Air France plane. When you gotta go, you gotta go. (New York Post)

Money troubles, heartbreak and the harsh spotlight of fame were all factors in the suicide of "Real Housewives" supporting player Russell Armstrong. (Los Angeles Times)

Some families get around via car or even bus. The Brangelina clan takes a private train. (Los Angeles Times)

Stop holding your breath for that supposed Black Sabbath reunion you heard about. It ain't happening. (Los Angeles Times)

The lawsuit against "The Help" author Kathryn Stockett, alleging she based a character in the book on a real person without permission, has been thrown out by a Mississippi judge. (Los Angeles Times)

The Parents Television Council just now realized "South Park," "The Family Guy" and "Adult Swim" are on TV, and they aren't happy about it. (Entertainment Weekly)

A new study says that, on average, every hour of TV you watch after age 25 takes off 22 minutes at the end of your life. Surfing the Internet, on the other hand, will make you live forever! So keep clicking, bucko. (Entertainment Weekly)

Must-see trailer: Daniel Radcliffe goes for the scares with his Potter follow-up "The Woman in Black." (Yahoo)

Taylor Momsen has quit acting. That's it, people. Turn off the lights in Hollywood. (Los Angeles Times)

Casey Anthony's parents are giving their first post-trial interview to Dr. Phil. That seems about right. (Reuters)

The cast of "The Big Lebowski" reunited Tuesday night for the first time. (Time)

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