ROLL CALL: Is Angelina Jolie The Inspiration For Billy Bob Thornton’s Movie?
First Published: February 15, 2012 1:29 PM EST Credit: Getty Premium
-- Your Daily Dispatch of Celebrity Shenanigans
Angelina-Inspired Movie In The Works?: Billy Bob Thornton and Angelina Jolie’s three-year marriage made plenty of headlines – (remember that vial of blood controversy that turned out not to actually be a vial of blood?)– but is the actor/director using his time with the superstar as an inspiration for his upcoming movie, “And Then We Drove”? Despite reports claiming Angelina would be the muse in the movie, his rep told E! News, “This story is not true. It is neither based on nor inspired by his relationship with Angelina.” So, we’ll just leave you with this classic Billy Bob and Angelina footage… they sure knew how to kiss for the cameras!
RiRi’s Star-Studded Birthday Bash!: How did you spend your 24th birthday? Rihanna, who turns 24 on February 20, got an early start to the celebration on Monday in Beverly Hills, People reported. Fellow stars Katy Perry, Bruno Mars and Coldplay’s Chris Martin helped the singer ring in another year at the Caribbean-themed party at the Hearst Mansion. The partygoers reportedly popped open 20 bottles of Armand de Brignac Brut Gold Champagne and wished her the best with a birthday cake featuring an image of a Rihanna wearing a bikini on it.
Snooki & Jionni Forever!: Despite her antics on MTV’s “Jersey Shore,” Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi says she and boyfriend Jionni LaValle are in it for the long haul. “It’s meant to be!” she said in a video interview with co-star Jenni “JWoww” Farley on Us Weekly. “We’re lucky to have found guys that we have found.” JWoww added, “Our men would still be doing what they’re doing now if it wasn’t for us. They’re not dating us for JWoww and Snooki — they’re dating us for Jenni and Nicole.”
“Real Housewife Of Beverly Hills” On The Outs?: “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” semi-star Dana Wilkey might have tried to impress her fellow ladies of the 90210 with $25,000 sunglasses, but apparently Bravo was not impressed. According to Radar, a show insider claims that they’d be “very surprised” if Dana and her pricy shades returned for Season 3. “None of the ‘Housewives’ really took to her this past season and, to be honest, she just wasn’t that interesting,” the insider claimed. “Yes, she’s wealthy but she doesn’t cause or get involved in any drama, which is really what producers are looking for.”
-By Jesse Spero
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