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Entertainment News on January 31, 2012

Keira Knightley overcame dyslexia by reading Emma Thompson's film script
Keira Knightley has revealed that she overcame dyslexia as a child by reading a screenplay by Emma Thompson. ANI

Tinie Tempah crowned Britain best-dressed man
Rapper Tinie Tempah has been named this year's best-dressed man by GQ Magazine, while Prince William has dropped out of the annual list. ANI

Peter Andre says Katie Price pleaded for reconciliation
Peter Andre has claimed that his ex-wife Katie Price begged him to get back together with her but he refused. ANI

Florence Welsh accidentally set fire to hotel room after drunken night
Florence Welsh has revealed that on a recent trip to New York, she got so drunk that she accidentally set fire to the hotel room she was sleeping in. ANI

Demi Lovato says she lacks confidence to face camera
Demi Lovato has revealed that she is not confident enough to appear on TV again, following her stint in rehab last year. ANI

Demi Moore taking 'spiritual counselling' after hospitalization
Demi Moore is reportedly undergoing 'spiritual counselling' after being discharged from hospital, whilst her daughters are spending quality time with their father, Bruce Willis. ANI

Tilda Swinton lets her friends choose her red carpet dresses
Tilda Swinton, who is frequently praised for her unique, androgynous style, has revealed that she takes a fuss-free approach to dressing for red carpet awards shows and simply wears what her friends chose for her. ANI

Nicola Roberts furious over Girls Aloud break
Nicola Roberts thought she couldn't make music on her own and was 'angry and frustrated' when her Girls Aloud band mates decided to take a break. ANI

Rooney Mara to star in 'Side Effects'
Rooney Mara has replaced Blake Lively in Steven Soderbergh's 'Side Effects'. ANI

Reese Witherspoon impressed with Robert Pattinson
Reese Witherspoon has admitted that she is impressed with the way Robert Pattinson handles his immense fame and doesn't know if she could handle the relentless attention in the same calm manner as he does. ANI

Simon Cowell to air backstage drama on 'Britain's Got Talent'
Simon Cowell is giving his talent hunt show 'Britain's Got Talent' a touch of reality TV as secret spy cameras will watch the wannabes backstage to catch them bitching, bickering and flirting. ANI

Patrick Stewart regrets putting career over family
Sir Patrick Stewart has opened up about the "pain and hurt" he feels, over his decision to focus on his career instead of his family. ANI

Rachel McAdams shocked by Tatum's fake penis
Rachel McAdams has revealed that she was shocked when co-star Channing Tatum turned up wearing a fake pe**s on set of their new film 'The Vow'. ANI

Danny DeVito to make West End debut in 'The Sunshine Boys'
Danny DeVito is set to make his West End debut in a play about a pair of veteran comedians who reunite for one last performance. ANI

Baby-faced politicians 'likelier to win public's trust'
A politician like David Cameron with 'baby' features such as large eyes and pudgy lips stand a better chance of winning over the opposition, as people instantly judge them as being kind, honest and trustworthy, academics say. ANI

5 most common regrets people have on their deathbeds
When we are on our deathbeds we typically wish we had been truer to ourselves, expressed ourselves better, stayed in touch with friends and not worked so hard. ANI

Daniel Radcliffe banned from trimming pubic hair for Jew role
Daniel Radcliffe has been forbidden from trimming his pubic hair by the director of his next film as he has to get nude in it. ANI

Elizabeth Olsen loves to wear free clothes
Elizabeth Olsen has revealed that she loves to wear clothes from her sisters' fashion label 'The Row' especially because they are free. ANI

Cynthia Nixon clarifies remark about being gay by choice
Cynthia Nixon has backtracked on her controversial comment where she said homosexuality was "a choice" for her, which angered many people in the LGBT community. ANI

Attentiveness in kindergarten predicts future 'work-oriented' skills
Attentiveness in kindergarten precisely envisages the development of "work-oriented" behaviour in school kids, a new study has revealed. ANI

Lip-shaped urinals spark outrage at German Rolling Stones Museum
The famous mouth-shaped urinals at a Rolling Stones memorabilia museum in Germany have raised hackles among the women there who find them demeaning. ANI

George Clooney said 'I Love You' to Mary Tyler Moore
Mary Tyler Moore may have won the Lifetime Achievement award at the Screen Actors Guild but what she really wanted to do was to "seek out" the man who had once said 'I love you' to her - George Clooney. ANI

'The Artist' dog star Uggie to retire from films
The dog who has appeared in the Golden Globe winning 'The rtist' and Robert Pattinson-starrer 'Water for Elephants', is going to retire from showbiz. ANI

Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman adopt Nikki Reed's foster pup
Drew Barrymore and her fiance Will Kopelman have adopted a puppy, which was recently fostered by Twilight actress Nikki Reed. ANI

Paul McCartney composing music for video game
Sir Paul McCartney is trying to reach a new generation of fans by writing music for a video game. ANI

Robbie Williams wants statue of wife for backyard in LA
Robbie Williams is reportedly planning to splash out on a life-size sculpture of his wife. ANI

George Michael to write songs about his near-death experience
George Michael is penning down a series of new songs inspired from his near death experience with pneumonia. ANI

6 out of 10 Brits no longer prepared to stand in queues for shopping
59 per cent of people in Britain would go elsewhere or shop online, if faced with queues at a store. ANI

Barbara Walters says she won't pay Pippa Middleton for TV interview
Barbara Walters has denied reports that she is in a bidding war with Oprah Winfrey to get Pippa Middleton to come to her show. ANI

Daniel Radcliffe grew up terrified of a nuclear blast
Daniel Radcliffe has revealed that there were quite a few things that frightened him as a child, but the thought of a nuclear blast terrified him the most. ANI

Nicole, Paula and Steve out of US 'X Factor'
Nicole Scherzinger, Paula Abdul and Steve Jones have all reportedly been axed from the US 'X Factor' ahead of its second season. ANI

Divorce 'more stressful for younger people than older generations'
Getting divorce at a younger age hurts people's health more than divorce later in life, a Michigan State University sociologist has said. ANI

Michelle Williams taking break from acting
Michelle Williams has revealed that she will be taking a break from acting and focus on being mother to her 6-year-old daughter Matilda. ANI

Reese Witherspoon plays sexy role in 'This Means War'
Reese Witherspoon looked smoking hot on the freezing red carpet as she promoted her film, This Means War, that provides a glimpse into her sexy side. ANI

Halle Berry and ex Gabriel Aubry advised to take parenting classes
Halle Berry and ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry, who have a three-year-old daughter Nahla, have reportedly been advised to take parenting classes together, to help them become better parents. ANI

Hasselhoff proposes to girlfriend for 3rd time atop Sydney Harbour Bridge
David Hasselhoff may have already popped the question twice to girlfriend Hayley Roberts, but her snubs didn't put David Hasselhoff off trying his luck again - this time on top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. ANI

Divorced men twice more likely to get re-married than female counterparts
Divorced men are twice more willing to re-marry and get back on their feet compared to women, a new study has revealed. ANI

Demi Moore 'devastated' on losing Lovelace role
Demi Moore was 'devastated' to lose her role in 'Lovelace', according to the film's producers. ANI

Angelina Jolie enjoying motherhood
Angelina Jolie has revealed that being a mother to her six children is the most important thing in her life. ANI

'Irked' SRK assaults Farah's hubby Shirish Kunder at Sanjay Dutt's bash
Shah Rukh Khan reportedly got involved in a scuffle with Farah Khan's husband Shirish Kunder during the success party for Agneepath hosted by Sanjay Dutt on Sunday. ANI

Vidya unveils 'The Dirty Picture' DVD
Bollywood bombshell Vidya Balan has released the DVD of her blockbuster film 'The Dirty Picture' in Mumbai. ANI

Eva Longoria honoured with 'Woman of the Year' award
Eva Longoria has been bestowed with 'Woman of the Year' award for her extra-curricular philanthropic work, by Nevada Ballet Theatre. ANI

J.Lo says she doesn't know if she'll remarry
Jennifer Lopez, who recently separated from her husband Marc Anthony, has said that she isn't thinking about marrying again as of yet because the split is 'still fresh'. ANI

US Woman gives birth to 14-pound baby without pain medication
A woman in Iowa gave birth to a baby weighing 13 pounds and 13 ounces, without undergoing surgery or taking any painkillers. ANI

Madonna feels she was "qualified" to make 'W.E.'
Madonna has revealed that she thinks she was "qualified" to make 'W.E.' since she knows about "the agony and ecstasy of love". ANI

Will.I.Am launches car company
Black Eyed Peas star is getting behind the wheel of a new business venture. ANI

Demi Lovato rubbishes rumours of rehab return
Demi Lovato has dismissed reports claiming that she's planning another stint in rehab. ANI

Jessie J doesn't have diva demands
Jessie J insists that she has no backstage demands. ANI

Radcliffe frightened parents with drinking
Daniel Radcliffe has revealed that he has repaired his relationship with his parents since giving up booze. ANI

Madonna set to build 10 new schools in Malawi
Madonna has revealed that she plans to build 10 new schools in Malawi with a new partner, after she was forced to abandon her first project there last year. ANI

Mum's love can boost kid's brain development
School-age children who get plenty of nurturing from their mothers early in life have brains with a larger hippocampus, a key structure important to learning, memory and response to stress, a new study has found. ANI

Kim, Kourtney and Khloe go topless in new denim ad
Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian, have gone topless in a racy photoshoot to promote their denim line for Sears. ANI

Daniel Radcliffe says he's comfortable naked
Daniel Radcliffe, who had earlier stripped for psychological drama Equus on the West End stage, has maintained that he's very comfortable in his own skin as he prepares to bare all for his art once again. ANI

Shirley MacLaine to join Downton Abbey's cast
Shirley MacLaine is joining the cast of Britain's popular television series 'Downton Abbey,' when they start filming next month. ANI

Ex US Marine tells all about sex antics of Hollywood elite in new book
A former US Marine has revealed in his new book that he ran a clandestine prostitution ring for gay and bisexual male movie stars in the 1940s, and arranged sexual liaisons for leading actresses. ANI

Emma Watson says her fashion sense is boring
Emma Watson thinks she plays it too safe in the style stakes. ANI

Deepika and Siddharth call it quits
Deepika Padukone and Siddharth Mallya have reportedly ended their two-year-old relationship. ANI

Kat to romance Kamal Hassan in Southern film
After dominating Bollywood, it seems Katrina Kaif has set her eyes on Southern film industry as she is all geared up to romance Kamal Hassan in 'Thalaivan Irukiran', according to grapevine. ANI

Courtney Cox tweets about life with dog
Courtney Cox, who joined Twitter just last week, has already taken to posting the intimate details of her life. ANI

Brad's marriage talk was 'blown out of proportion', says Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie has said that her partner Brad Pitt's comment about their marriage was "blown out of proportion." ANI

Sanjay Dutt doesn't like being called 'Kancha'
Sanjay Dutt, who wowed audiences with his portrayal of the villainous 'Kancha Cheena' in 'Agneepath', has expressed his displeasure at being called by that name off-screen. ANI

Veena Malik says assault accusation a publicity stunt by co-star
Veena Malik has denied allegations that she assaulted co-actor, Vedita Pratap Singh while shooting a fight sequence for their film 'Mumbai 125km'. ANI

Russell Brand goes bohemian for yoga class
Russell Brand channeled his spiritual side as he made a trip to a yoga class on Monday but unfortunately his outfit left much to be desired. ANI

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