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ENTERTAINMENT
March 8, 2011
"Harry Potter" star Emma Watson has given up her schoolbooks and gone back to practicing witchcraft ? for the films, anyway. Watson, who portrays Hermione Granger in the wildly popular movie franchise, posted a message to fans on her website Monday saying that she is taking time off from her studies at Brown University in Providence, R.I., to focus on the release of the final film this summer and other acting projects. "I love Brown and I love studying pretty much more than anything but recently I've had so much to juggle that being a student AND fulfilling my other commitments has become a little impossible," the 20-year-old actress wrote.
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ENTERTAINMENT
May 24, 2013 | By Amy Kaufman, Los Angeles Times
"Can you give mommy a cue? Are you hungry?" 21-year-old Alexis Neiers cooed to her crying newborn in the middle of a faux-upscale Calabasas restaurant last week. "When she puts her hands in her mouth, she's hungry. Right now, she's just tired. Maybe a little constipated. " None of the other diners paid much attention to Neiers - former reality TV star, recovering addict and convicted felon - as she pulled her daughter, Harper, to her breast and began to feed the 3-week-old. It was a moment of utter normalcy for Neiers, who shot to notoriety in 2009 when she was arrested and charged with being a part of a group of celebrity-obsessed young burglary suspects that came to be known as the "Bling Ring.
BUSINESS
October 22, 2013 | By Daniel Miller
Whimsic Alley calls itself "a shopping haven for wizards of distinction," catering to "Harry Potter" fans with merchandise that includes wands, books, neckties and sweater vests for those looking to re-create the boy wizard's look. It even has a Hogwarts-style "Great Hall" that can be rented out for children's birthday parties and is reminiscent of a hall of the same name in the "Harry Potter" series' fictional boarding school for wizards. Now the Miracle Mile shop is the target of a lawsuit filed by Warner Bros., distributor of the "Harry Potter" movies and since 1998 the owner of the bulk of the "Potter" trademarks.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 14, 2004 | From Associated Press
ABC hopes to make ratings magic with a night of television built around the network debut of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" -- and a sneak peek at the third Warner Bros. film in the franchise. The 2001 movie, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint, will air on May 9 in an extended, high-definition version that includes previously unseen footage, the network said.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 14, 2013 | By Chris Lee, Los Angeles Times
NEW YORK CITY - Sofia Coppola could have easily gone the studio route in choosing a distributor for her new movie, "The Bling Ring. " Instead she chose the upstart company that set loose the viral image of James Franco as a resplendently thugged-out Jesus. The Facebook posting of the actor in his "Spring Breakers" lizard-king persona, surrounded by his bikini-clad costars, director Harmony Korine and rapper Gucci Mane at a "Last Supper"-style banquet table, spread across the web in late March with a tide of 20,000 thumbs-up.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 16, 2010
The Early Show Billy Bob Thornton. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Emma Watson; Rascal Flatts. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Salman Rushdie; Jamie Oliver; Cee Lo performs. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Regis and Kelly Anne Hathaway; Emma Watson; Lee DeWyze performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Larry King; Joel Osteen. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Doctors Dr. Ruth; Niecy Nash. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL The Talk Kelly Osbourne. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS The Oprah Winfrey Show Barbra Streisand; Robert Redford.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 18, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Blake Shelton: Rumor demystifier. Miranda Lambert: Sidekick. The case: Have they called it quits? The answer: Nope, y'all. The country couple took to Twitter over the weekend to ridicule a Life & Style cover story alleging that the two were headed to splitsville due to Shelton flirting with 26-year-old singer Cady Groves. And something pretty adorable ensued when the two tore down the fourth wall with a sense of humor. "Hey @mirandalambert… I just read in a tabloid that our marriage is falling apart!
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