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Humpback whale puts on show for men who saved her (video)

Friday, July 15th, 2011

When Michael Fishbach set out for his day of boating around the beautiful waters of the Sea of Cortez, he probably didn’t think that it would be the day he and his friends would become wildlife heroes. As luck would have it, that’s exactly what happened.

The group came upon a stranded humpback whale who was so tangled in a mesh of nylon netting that she was beginning to drown, and as Fishbach noted in this video, was possibly an hour from death. The crew worked tirelessly for more than an hour to free the stranded whale and, to their elation, eventually succeeded. Then, magic happened.

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How much dancing did Natalie Portman do in Black Swan?

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Is Natalie Portman ballet’s Milli Vanilli? The ballerina who danced as her double in Black Swan told Entertainment Weekly last week that producers had told her to keep quiet about how much dancing she had done in the film.

Of the full body shots, I would say 5 percent are Natalie,” says Sarah Lane, 27, an American Ballet Theatre soloist who says she was the subject of a “cover-up”. Lane’s comments came in response to a March 23 L.A. Times article in which choreographer Benjamin Millepied (also Portman’s fiance) downplayed the significance of Lane’s contribution. Lane was not listed as a dance double in the film’s credits, but merely as an extra.

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Gary Moore (ex- Thin Lizzy) dies at age of 58 in Spain

Sunday, February 6th, 2011

Rock guitarist and former Thin Lizzy star Gary Moore has died in Spain, British media reported on Sunday. The Belfast-born musician was 58.

According to the Irish Times website, Moore was found dead in his hotel room in Estepona early in the morning. A postmortem was due to be carried out in the nearby city of Malaga, the newspaper added.

A Foreign Office (Ministry) spokeswoman in London said: “We are aware (of Moore’s death), and we stand ready to provide consular assistance. We are very sorry for his family’s loss.”

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20 years of growing her nails

Sunday, February 6th, 2011

Atlanta mother and grandmother, Jazz Ison Sinkfield, has been growing out her fingernails for the last 22 years in the hopes of meeting Oprah and “a lot of more celebrities.”

So far her quest has only landed her on the local news, but her nails, the longest of which is 24 inches, are actually pretty impressive. Their length keeps her from doing everyday tasks like tying her shoes and putting on jewelry, and she pays $250 a month at the nail salon to maintain them, but Jazz is committed nonetheless.

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‘I couldn’t keep up with him’, says porn star after ’36-hour cocaine bender’ with Charlie Sheen

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

Charlie Sheen is now out of hospital and plans to return to work on Tuesday

A porn star who partied with Charlie Sheen just hours before he was hospitalized yesterday says he was ‘wasted out of his mind‘.

Kacey Jordan, 22, told TMZ she ‘couldn’t keep up’ with the Two and a Half Men star, who was rushed to the emergency room in the early hours suffering ‘severe abdominal pains.’

Sheen is now back at home and ‘feeling great’, according to the sitcom’s producer Mark Burg, who adds the actor is expected to return to work on the show on Tuesday.

Adult film star Jordan, who claims she was at the actor’s Beverly Hills home, says their 36-hour bender involved ‘$20,000 worth of drugs‘.

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