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Daily Nation : February 14th 2014
10 BE FAMOUS. daily NATION February 14, 2014 four-one-one BRADLEY COOPER IS LIVING THE DREAM can’t believe the success he is enjoying in his career and feels lucky to work with such respected names as Clint Eastwood — who will direct him in American Sniper — and filmmaker David O. Russell, who directed him in both Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle. Responding to a comment he T always seems “honoured and grateful” for Oscar attention, he said: “It would be hard not to be. I get to do the things I dreamt of as a kid, like working he 39 year old actor now with Clint Eastwood and being able to work twice with David O. Russell. I am absolutely living the dream.” Bradley has received his sec- ond Best Actor nomination in a row this year and admits he still doesn’t think he deserves to be considered. Speaking at the annual Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills on Tuesday this wek he added: “To be able to be a part of this kind of thing two years in a row, I just keep waiting for them to take me away and say, ‘Sorry, sir, what are you doing here?’. FAMOUS. daily NATION February 14, 2014 four-one-one BRADLEY COOPER IS LIVING THE DREAM can’t believe the success he is enjoying in his career and feels lucky to work with such respected names as Clint East- wood — who will direct him in American Sniper — and film- maker David O. Russell, who di- rected him in both Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle. Responding to a comment he T always seems “honoured and grateful” for Oscar attention, he said: “It would be hard not to be. I get to do the things I dreamt of as a kid, like working he 39 year old actor now with Clint Eastwood and being able to work twice with David O. Russell. I am abso- lutely living the dream.” Bradley has received his sec- ond Best Actor nomination in a row this year and admits he still doesn’t think he deserves to be considered. Speaking at the annual Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills on Tuesday this wek he added: “To be able to be a part of this kind of thing two years in a row, I just keep waiting for them to take me away and say, ‘Sorry, sir, what are you doing here?’. George George Clooney doesn’t want an account on the social networking site because he’s worried he’ll post inappropriate comments when he’s had too much to drink. George has previously branded celebrities “a moron” for using Twitter as a way of reaching out to their fans. He said: “I think anyone who is famous is a moron if they’re on Twitter. It’s just stupid.” JARED LETO’S MOTHER TAUGHT HIM TO DREAM tor — whose parents divorced when he was young, with his father dying while he was still a child — credits his mom Constance for his success because she always encouraged him to do whatever he could to reach his goals. And Jared T — whose performance in Dallas Buyers Club as Rayon, a transgender living with AIDS has seen him win a string of awards — has been accompanied to many ceremonies this year by his mother as a way of thanking her for her support. Speaking at the Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on Tuesday this week, Jared — who is nominated for Best Supporting Actor — said: “We were born very poor and into pretty humble surroundings. My mother always wanted to do something better with her life and for her children. “She was a dreamer and a he Dallas Buyers Club ac- worker. The biggest lesson she taught me was to dream and then to do the work that it takes to make dreams a reality. It has been fun to bring her around. “The best part of these opportunities to stand up and say something is to be able to thank the people who have believed in you for so long. I could spend every single one of these events thanking my mother. She’s the best.” The 42 year old star donned an eye-catching gold jacket for the occasion and admitted he likes to have “fun” with his wardrobe at formal events so he still feels like himself. The 30 Seconds to Mars front- man added: “I don’t dress up very much. I don’t wear a lot of suits or sports jackets, but you have to have a little fun with it and you want to feel like yourself. Not like your agent.” JUSTIN BIEBER’S WAXWORK HAS BEEN TAKEN DOWN FROM MADAME TUSSAUDS T the near future.” Meanwhile, the Baby hitmaker he figure of the 19-year- old star has been removed from display at the New York museum on West 42nd Street after it began to wear away from so many fans touching it over the years. The statue shows Justin when he was younger and, despite regular maintenance, “it no longer does justice either to the star or to the attraction”, so bosses decided to withdraw it from the site. Madame Tussauds general manager, Bret Pidgeon, told the New York Post newspaper: “This is disappointing, but hopefully we can welcome a new grown-up Justin back to the attraction in PETER ANDRE WAS ONCE STOOD UP ON VALENTINE’S DAY gaged to Emily Macdonagh, the mother of his one-month-old daughter Amelia — onceflew out to Paris to celebrate the romantic holiday on February 14 and had plans to meet a special someone, but felt rejected and ended up wallowing in his own misery when his other half didn’t turn up. He confessed to Heat magazine: “I T went to Paris, flew out there thinking I was going to meet someone, but she didn’t turn up. “I couldn’t get hold of her, so I was in Paris on my own, walking past all the restaurants, watching couples and feeling sorry for myself.” Following this bad experience, Peter —who also has children Junior, eight, and Princess, six, with ex-wife Katie Price — has refused to return to the French capital for the romantic day. He joked: “I found out later that she’d gone out on Valentines with someone else. That was the last time I went to Paris on Valentines Day.” Peter also confessed he is very “cheesy” and admitted he’s sent roses, a padded Valentines card and covered a bed in rose petals to impress a woman. Quizzed on how cheesy he is on a scale of one to 10, he explained: “Eleven plus, probably. I am quite cheesy.” he 40 year old singer — who is en- — who has been charged with driving under the influence (DUI), driving with an expired license and resisting arrest after he was caught allegedly drag racing in Miami last month — sent his fans into meltdown earlier this week after he quietly changed his name to ‘Bizzle’ on Instagram following reports he is planning a career in rap. However, the news didn’t go down well with rapper Lethal Bizzle, who accused him of stealing his name. Lethal sent The Sun newspaper a statement, reading: “Myself and the DENCH Gang ain’t happy about it. Nothing cool about the cheesiest boy in pop using your name to be ‘cool’. He needs to #Leaveityeah! #Justinthiefer.” SELENA GOMEZ REPORTEDLY BLAMES JUSTIN BIEBER FOR HER PROBLEMS T A source told he 21-year-old former Disney star checked into a rehab clinic for two weeks last month and she is said to think her on/off boyfriend - dubbed “that crazy boy” — is responsible for her problems because of the “excesses she was “exposed to by being around the Beauty and a Beat hitmaker and his friends. According to gossip website TMZ, Selena sought help for a combination of problems, including alcohol, marijuana and prescription drug Ambien. The Come and Get It singer now regards Justin as a “bad influence” on her life. RadarOnline.com: “Selena came to understand just what a bad influence Justin had been on her life. Their relationship left her broken-hearted.” Another added: “I don’t know whether Justin pushed her to drug use, but amongst their close knit group of friends, smoking was common place. “Justin and Selena would smoke marijuana together regularly.” Following her comple- tion of the two-week programme, Selena is not believed to be receiving outpatient help or in therapy. The brunette beauty had been due to tour Australia this month but axed the shows in December in order to focus on herself.
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