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  • That Israeli TV commercial featuring Julia Louis-Dreyfus was pulled off the air

    The controversial commercial Julia Louis-Dreyfus made for Israel’s YES satellite television company has been pulled off the air, Contact Music reports. The commercial showed Louis-Dreyfus rubbing an overweight woman’s stomach in an elevator and wishing her a congratulations only to find out she’s not pregnant, and she spends the rest of the commercial trying to fix her mistake. Israeli… More ▸

  • Shia LaBeouf drops out of Broadway play after disagreement with Alec Baldwin, leaks apologetic email

    Shia LaBeouf and Alec Baldwin are in some sort of fight, and the two couldn’t resolve the issue to the point that Shia LaBeouf has dropped out of their upcoming Broadway show, Orphans, according to the AP. LaBeouf pulled out of the production, “due to creative difference,” according to the show’s producers, but LaBeouf tweeted an email last… More ▸

  • Lena Dunham is giving a Purim shpeil in New York

    The New York Jewish Museum’s Purim Ball’s tagline is “Who Wears the Crown” and their guest appearing might be the answer to that one. Actress/writer Lena Dunham will be delivering this year’s Purim shpeil on February 27 at the Purim Ball at the Upper East Side’s Park Avenue Armory. “Ms. Dunham will bring her brilliant… More ▸

  • Is ScarJo engaged?

    Even though she told Elle last month she never thinks about marriage, Scarlett Johansson was spotted wandering the East Village over the holiday weekend with what appeared to be a gigantic engagement ring on her finger, according to the Daily News. Alongside french journalist boyfriend Romain Dauriac, photographers snapped a photo of a pear-shaped diamond ring, which has… More ▸

  • “Five Broken Cameras” director detained by LAX security

    Emad Burnat, the Palestinian director of the Oscar-nominated film, “Five Broken Cameras” was detained at the Los Angeles airport  last night because airport officials didn’t believe he was actually in town for the Academy Awards, TMZ reports. Filmmaker Michael Moore live-tweeted the entire incident, claiming Burnat was held for almost two hires while airport security grilled… More ▸

  • Mila Kunis would prefer motherhood over Hollywood

    Mila Kunis, girlfriend to Ashton Kutcher and star in the upcoming film, “Oz, the Great and Powerful,” would prefer a life at home with kids than continuing to star on the big screen. In an interview with Playboy, Kunis revealed her view that a life of being mom and home maker is more appealing than being… More ▸

  • Sacha Baron Cohen is highest paid British actor in the US

    We pay a lot of money for Sacha Baron Cohen to make us feel uncomfortable. The Jewish London native is officially the highest paid British actor in America, according to Forbes.com, and even tops Brad Pitt and Tom Hanks in breaking the Benjamins. Last year, Baron Cohen ranked in £20 million, thanks to his film, “The Dictator,”… More ▸

  • Daniel Radcliffe’s circumcision won him new film role

    Daniel Radcliffe, better known for sporting round glasses in the “Harry Potter” franchise, is the star of the new film, “Kill Your Darlings,” which just showed at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah. But his on-screen magical acting was not the key factor that helped him land the role of playing the American Jewish Poet Allen Ginsberg, but rather… More ▸

  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus’s Israeli TV mistake

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, best known for her role as Elaine in “Seinfeld” and as vice president in HBO’s “Veep”, is making Israeli headlines after starring in Israel’s YES satellite television company commercial. In the commercial, Louis-Dreyfus assumes a woman in her elevator is pregnant, and spends the rest of the commercial coming up with solutions of how… More ▸