‘Forrest Gump’ Writer Shares Details From The Sequel That Almost Got Made

Someone – I can’t quite remember who – once said that life is like a box of chocolates, because you never know what you’re going to get.

Take the movie Forrest Gump for example: no one could have guessed that the film about a simple man from Alabama who lived through some of his era’s most historic events would become a global sensation that racked in hundreds of millions at the box office.

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‘Forrest Gump’ won six Oscars.Paramount Pictures

It turns out the multi-Oscar-winning movie was once set to get a sequel, with plans for Forrest to stumble through even more famous events in the 1990s and beyond.

Although the movie was canceled, screenwriter Eric Roth revealed to Yahoo Entertainment some of the adventures that were in store for Tom Hanks’ most iconic character before the project was scrapped.

The sequel was supposed to pick up where the first film left off, revealing that Forrest’s son Forrest Junior had contracted AIDS from his mother, Jenny.

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The sequel was planned to reveal that Forrest Jr. was living with AIDS.Paramount Pictures

“People wouldn’t go to class with (Forrest Jr.) in Florida,” Roth said.

“We had a funny sequence where they were (desegregation) busing in Florida at the same time, so people were angry about either the bussing or (their) kids having to go to school with the kid who had AIDS. So there was a big conflict.”

Then, Forrest was supposed to run into some famous faces, just like he did in the original film. But instead of another U.S. president, Forrest was meant to cross paths with O.J. Simpson during his infamous slow-speed police chase.

“I had (Forrest) in the back of (O.J. Simpson’s) Bronco,” Roth remembered. “He would look up occasionally, but they didn’t see him in the rearview mirror, and then he’d pop down.”

A stint as a ballroom dancer would even lead Forrest to share a dance with Princess Diana before her death in 1997.

In what might have been one of the film’s most moving scenes, Forrest was also meant to be on the scene of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, waiting for his new love interest outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building.

Here’s how Roth described the scene:

(Forrest) meets on a bus a Native American woman and finds his calling as a bingo caller on a reservation. And the big event in that, which you could see was diminished only in tragedy, I guess, because it’s the same tragedy, but every day he’d go wait for his Native American partner.

She taught nursery school at a government building in Oklahoma City. And he was sitting on the bench waiting for her to have lunch and all of a sudden the building behind him blows up. … So when 9/11 occurred … everything felt meaningless.

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A script for the sequel featured Forrest at the scene of the Oklahoma City Bombing.Mark Burkholder

That, Roth revealed, was one of the major reasons the planned sequel was shelved. He explained that the script was handed in just one day before the 9/11 attacks.

“Tom and I and [director Rom Zemeckis] got together on 9/11 to sort of commiserate about how life was in America and how tragic it was. And we looked at each other and said, ‘This movie has no meaning anymore, in that sense.'”

But the original film’s star, Tom Hanks, is obviously still thinking about Forrest and the sorts of adventures he would get up to today.

In a 2014 interview with USA Today, the actor proposed even more recent adventures for the hapless do-gooder:

“All the political figures would be too obvious, so Forrest would have chatted up both [Facebook creators] Mark Zuckerberg and the Winklevoss twins about how it would be nice if you had a book that would show a person’s face and make a friend,” he said.

“Forrest would have been in New Orleans for (2005 hurricane) Katrina where his own common sense would have saved him and others,” he added.

“Momma would have told him to go high when the waters rise. Bubba would have taught him about boats and Lt. Dan would come and find him.”

[H/T: Yahoo Entertainment]

Do you think it’s time for a Forrest Gump sequel? Where do you think he should go in a new movie?

Hallmark Cuts All Ties With Lori Loughlin After Her Arrest

We all know that if you do the crime, you have to face the punishment.

But some fans of movie and TV star Lori Loughlin say the Hallmark channel is taking things too far, as the actress embroiled in a bribery scandal is being cut out of upcoming programs and films.

Loughlin, 54, and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, 55, were both charged in the nationwide college bribery scandal dubbed “Varsity Blues” by investigators.

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Loughlin stars in Hallmark’s TV series ‘When Calls the Heart.’Crown Media

Loughlin was arrested Wednesday and charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services fraud.

Investigators say they have evidence that Loughlin and her husband paid $500,000 in bribes to send her daughters to the University of Southern California.

Hallmark, and the channel’s parent company Crown Media, have officially cut ties with Loughlin and say she will no longer appear in the network’s programming following the charges.

Crown Media issued the following statement about their decision to several media outlets:

We are saddened by the recent news surrounding the college admissions allegations. We are no longer working with Lori Loughlin and have stopped development of all productions that air on the Crown Media Family Network channels involving Lori Loughlin including Garage Sale Mysteries, an independent third party production.

It’s a huge upset for Loughlin, who was a mainstay of Hallmark’s programs for years. She has roles in their original series When Calls the Heart, stars in the Garage Sale Mysteries franchise, and had leading roles in several of the network’s Christmas films.

In fact, Loughlin’s 2018 movie Homegrown Christmas was the most watched non-sports program on cable the week it aired, so Hallmark is losing some serious star power by dropping her.

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Loughlin was filming a new installment of ‘Garage Sale Mysteries’ when she was charged.Crown Media

Another four installments of the Garage Sale Mysteries series were set to be made, but after the announcement their future is up in the air.

An upcoming episode of When Calls the Heart featuring Loughlin has already been pulled from Hallmark’s schedule this week, while the channel considers “all creative options” including editing out the star’s character.

While Loughlin also stars in the Netflix sitcom Fuller House, the streaming service has not announced if her character, Aunt Becky, will appear in the show’s upcoming fifth season.

Loughlin isn’t the only one in her family whose career has suffered because of the bribery scandal.

While she was not named in court documents related to Loughlin’s charges, the actress’ 19-year-old daughter, YouTube blogger Olivia Jade, has lost advertising deals with Sephora and TRESemme since he story broke.

Loughlin has not entered a plea yet.

[H/T: Global News, Entertainment Weekly]

Do you think Hallmark made the right choice by cutting ties with Loughlin?

‘Harry Potter’ Star Robbie Coltrane Reveals Painful Condition That Put Him In A Wheelchair

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After a celebrity death, fans pay tribute to the fallen star online and share their memories. But then, it’s time to move on, and only a star’s family and friends are left to grieve for them.As anyone who has lost a loved one knows, it’s a long and difficult process. Still, some of actor Luke Perry’s “fans” seem determined to make it even harder for his loved ones to cope

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Reality television star Leah Messer is asking fans to pray for her daughter Adalynn after revealing the 6-year-old is in the hospital.Adalynn was reportedly rushed to hospital on Thursday. Messer’s rep told People that Adalynn was being monitored by doctors while taking antibiotics for an infection, and is already getting better.Adalynn even flashed a smile for the camera in her mother’s update to Teen Mom fans.Adalynn was in good spirits

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We all know that if you do the crime, you have to face the punishment.But some fans of movie and TV star Lori Loughlin say the Hallmark channel is taking things too far, as the actress embroiled in a bribery scandal is being cut out of upcoming programs and films.Loughlin, 54, and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, 55, were both charged in the nationwide college bribery scandal dubbed “Varsity Blues” by investigators. Loughlin stars

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For the first time in her decades-long career, talk show host Rosie O’Donnell is opening up about her painful childhood.The former host of The View and The Rosie O’Donnell Show shared a harrowing look at her early life in a new book called Ladies Who Punch: The Explosive Inside Story of ‘The View’ by Ramin Setoodeh.While O’Donnell had previously suggested her father Edward was abusive in a handful of interviews,

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Few cold cases have inspired more curiosity and speculation than the disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann in 2007.Madeleine was only 3 years old when she was abducted from her parents’ holiday apartment in Portugal as they dined at a restaurant down the block.Now, a Netflix documentary series about her case is set to begin a new chapter in the search for the missing girl, as a police officer featured in the film

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More than a month after losing longtime The Young & the Restless star Kristoff St. John, the pain is still fresh for many of his devoted fans.But few people were as upset by St. John’s passing as his ex-wife, Mia, 51, who says news of his death hit her “like a ton of bricks.”The professional boxer and model is speaking out about his untimely death, revealing that it derailed her 30 years of

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Reba McEntire Reveals She Turned Down A Major Role In ‘Titanic’

You’ve probably have heard of a little movie from 1997 called Titanic. You know, the one about a sinking ship, starring Leonardo Di Caprio and Kate Winslet.

Well, if things went the way James Cameron initially imagined, the iconic film would’ve also featured Reba McEntire.

The country music superstar was initially cast in the blockbuster as the “Unsinkable” Molly Brown, but due to circumstances beyond her control, she couldn’t commit to the role.

During a recent appearance on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, McEntire opened up about why she turned down the role and how she felt after the film came out.

“We were on tour and I had a lot of people on the payroll and we had these three months to do the movie. And then they got behind on scheduling and said, ‘No, we’re going to have to move it in this time.’ So we couldn’t reschedule all the arenas and everything,” McEntire explained.

When it was confirmed that she could no longer be part of the film, the role was given to Kathy Bates.

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While Reba is mostly known for her music and roles on the small screen, including her eponymous sitcom Reba, she had a lot of success on the big screen too.

In the 90s, she appeared in Tremors, North, and The Little Rascals. A few years later, she was cast in One Night at McCool’s and voiced Betsy the Cow in Charlotte’s Web, alongside Bates.

While McEntire harbors no hard feelings towards Bates, she did admit to Cohen that it “absolutely” crushed her to see a movie she almost was a part of become a worldwide box-office hit that won 11 Academy Awards.

When all is said and done, McEntire stands by her decision because she did what she felt was best for the people who worked for her.

“But you got to take care of your people,” the “Fancy” singer said.

The entertainer may not have been part of the Oscar-winning movie, but she’s done pretty well for herself since. They don’t just call her “Queen of Country” for no reason.

McEntire, a three-time Grammy winner, has sold over 56 million albums worldwide, and will be adding to that figure when her 29th album, Stronger Than the Truth, comes out in April.

Would you like to have seen Reba McEntire as Molly Brown? Let us know in the comments!

Reba McEntire Reveals She Turned Down A Major Role In ‘Titanic’

You’ve probably have heard of a little movie from 1997 called Titanic. You know, the one about a sinking ship, starring Leonardo Di Caprio and Kate Winslet.

Well, if things went the way James Cameron initially imagined, the iconic film would’ve also featured Reba McEntire.

The country music superstar was initially cast in the blockbuster as the “Unsinkable” Molly Brown, but due to circumstances beyond her control, she couldn’t commit to the role.

During a recent appearance on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, McEntire opened up about why she turned down the role and how she felt after the film came out.

“We were on tour and I had a lot of people on the payroll and we had these three months to do the movie. And then they got behind on scheduling and said, ‘No, we’re going to have to move it in this time.’ So we couldn’t reschedule all the arenas and everything,” McEntire explained.

When it was confirmed that she could no longer be part of the film, the role was given to Kathy Bates.

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While Reba is mostly known for her music and roles on the small screen, including her eponymous sitcom Reba, she had a lot of success on the big screen too.

In the 90s, she appeared in Tremors, North, and The Little Rascals. A few years later, she was cast in One Night at McCool’s and voiced Betsy the Cow in Charlotte’s Web, alongside Bates.

While McEntire harbors no hard feelings towards Bates, she did admit to Cohen that it “absolutely” crushed her to see a movie she almost was a part of become a worldwide box-office hit that won 11 Academy Awards.

When all is said and done, McEntire stands by her decision because she did what she felt was best for the people who worked for her.

“But you got to take care of your people,” the “Fancy” singer said.

The entertainer may not have been part of the Oscar-winning movie, but she’s done pretty well for herself since. They don’t just call her “Queen of Country” for no reason.

McEntire, a three-time Grammy winner, has sold over 56 million albums worldwide, and will be adding to that figure when her 29th album, Stronger Than the Truth, comes out in April.

Would you like to have seen Reba McEntire as Molly Brown? Let us know in the comments!

13 Sexiest TV Crime Fighters We Trust With Our Lives

Crime-fighting television shows are all the rage right now, and have been for years now. Sure, we love the mystery and suspense of it all, but if we’re being honest…we also love the hot guys!

I know, I know, objectifying people based on their looks isn’t good, but just for a minute, let’s enjoy the sights that are the sexiest crime fighters on television. It’s not just their looks, either. Their bad-ass skills only add to their hotness.

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We were all heartbroken when Stabler left Law and Order: SVU. His “I don’t want to play by your rules” attitude made him that much more attractive, not to mention how protective he was of Olivia Benson.

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The definition of a silver fox, NCIS would not do well without Special Agent Gibbs. He’s an old soul who likes to be in charge, but also has a special connection with everyone he meets. Not to mention those eyes are stunning.

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Ruzek is impulsive, but that’s what makes him so compelling on Chicago P.D. We want a man who will answer our call no matter what, even if he’s in the middle of a stakeout and it’s against the rules.

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Arguably one of the most underrated cop shows of all time, Rookie Blue featured so many hot guys it’s hard to choose just one. We went with Detective Callahan, which is a controversial choice but OH WELL! Luke made some mistakes, but his love for McNally never died, and he just seems like a great guy…and also that beard works for him.

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Yes, it still counts as crime fighting even if you’re in a fantasy world! Gotham gave us James “Jim” Gordon, and for that we are eternally grateful. We all want a man who can protect us from the leader of a mob family, right?

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Agent Seeley Booth is practically perfect in every way. Whenever we watch Bones, we get this giddy feeling inside, because he’s just so goofy and cute. He’s also a tactical mastermind and I’d trust him with my life any day of the

Hollywood Actors Who Managed To Stay On The A-List Even After Massive Scandals

In the wake of the numerous scandals that have hit Hollywood like a ton of bricks over the past several months, is almost impossible to believe that any of the people accused of numerous indiscretions could manage to hold a career afterwards. However, as we’ve seen over the years (and in this video), a brush with scandal, no matter how disastrous, doesn’t mean that their careers are over, as some celebs have managed to remain in the spotlight even after falling from grace.

Netflix Spent A Ridiculous Amount Of Money To Get Rid Of Kevin Spacey

In the closing weeks of 2017, the world learned the truth about Kevin Spacey and his perverted past.

When Anthony Rapp accused Spacey of molesting him when he was a 14-year-old boy, the actor refused to deny the allegations and instead attempted to overshadow the claims by revealing that he is gay.

However, the world refused to be distracted from the real issue. After a massive uproar from fans, the studios that Spacey was working with immediately fired him and either found replacements for his roles, or canceled the projects entirely.

Ridley Scott’s movie All the Money in the World actually recast Spacey with Christopher Plummer with only several weeks before the films release.

Netflix followed suit and dropped the leading star from House of Cards after Rapp’s claims were made, and several men and women on the hit political drama stepped forward to confirm their own experiences of sexual harassment.

They also cancelled their other ongoing projects with the shamed actor, and it came at quite the cost.

7 Proposals We Saw In Movies That Never Fail To Make Us Sob

These are the top seven wedding proposals you will ever see in a movie. Even though they are far from realistic, they are all perfect.

1. Stepmom

This heartfelt speech Luke gives Isabel is the sweetest thing ever. He wakes her up and gives her a ring box, inside is a spool of thread, he then beautifully explains why he loves her then slides a ring from the thread onto her finger. Also it was full of metaphors to do with the thread, and overall a beautiful proposal.

2. Walk the Line

In this scene, Johnny proposes to June on stage after singing a duet. In the middle of the duet Johnny stops signing, apologizes to the audience by saying, “Sorry everyone, I just have to ask June a question before we finish this song.” June looks confused and he asks her to marry him. She tries to brush it off and he continues to tell her how much he loves her. Through her tears, she says yes and they kiss as the audience cheers them on. I don’t know what is it is about this scene but it makes my eyes water every single time.

3. The Notebook

In this scene, Noah tells Aly that it won’t be easy but he wants her. He doesn’t necessarily propose to her but he tells her he wants to be with her forever, so we can only assume. This scene takes the cake of being one of the most heart-wrenching scenes in the entire movie, and it still hurts watching it after the 100th time.

If Your Name Starts With J You’re Probably A Leader, But There’s More To You Than That

Our names are important, and not just because we answer to them when called. It is the sound that has stuck to us all our lives and means more than just a “hey, you.”

People with certain names are bound to particular traits that push them into specific roles and positions in life.

It’s no surprise to us “Js” of course, as we are usually on top of what is going on around us.

There is a lot that comes with being a “J” and it comes with a fair bit of responsibility. In numerology, the letter “J” is represented by the number 1, which is the most powerful and influential of numbers.

If your name begins with “J” then you have an natural tendency to be in charge. You are drawn into leading roles, however you aren’t pushy or arrogant in your position of power.

However, people will look at your capabilities as a leader and judge you for it, and these are the traits that they will find.

Zac Efron Posts First Picture Of Himself As Ted Bundy For Upcoming Film

Many of us know Zac Efron as the hot guy who can sing and dance, but we’re about to see him in a completely different light. Efron shot to fame thanks to his role as Troy Bolton in High School Musical, and it seems he hasn’t stopped since.

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He then went on to star in films like Hairspray, Charlie St. Cloud, and Baywatch. We watched as he grew from the young, good-looking high school student to the smoldering man he is today. The actor most recently reminded us of his musical talents by starring in the Golden Globe winning movie, The Greatest Showman.

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However, when it was announced that Efron would be portraying infamous serial killer Ted Bundy in an upcoming movie, people were wondering how he would pull off the part. Of course, Bundy lured his victims using his charm and good looks, which Efron has plenty of. But it still left a lot of questions unanswered.

After months of speculation, we’ve finally gotten a glimpse at what Efron is going to look like as the most prolific serial killer of all time, and it’s not what we were expecting.

Woody Allen’s Daughter Accuses Him Of Molestation On TV For First Time

While Hollywood is rampant with new revelations of sexual abuse, other victims are speaking up to reaffirm their stories of harassment and assault.

One of these that hits close to home are the claims of molestation from Dylan Farrow, the daughter of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen. It is particularly harrowing as the abuser she is calling out, is her father.

She first brought up the charges in 1992, saying that the director touched her inappropriately when she was just seven-years-old. Now 32, she wants to reassert her claims in the hopes that this new climate of support will help her find peace.

“Why shouldn’t I want to bring him down? Why shouldn’t I be angry? Why shouldn’t I be hurt?” she said to the camera. “Why shouldn’t I feel some sort of outrage that after all these years, being ignored and disbelieved and tossed aside…”

The charges are serious, and it was tough for Dylan to bring them up even all these years later…

13 Classic Movie Scenes That Stars Absolutely Hated

It turns out a great scene is in the eye of the beholder. While we love these movie moments, the actors that star in them hate them with a passion. Regret, bad choices, or uncomfortable working conditions all play a part in these 13 classic scenes that their stars can’t stand.

1. Kate Winslet – Titanic

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While the romance about a pair of passengers on the doomed ship is a modern classic, star Kate Winslet has no love for the movie. Her self-described shoddy American accent and questionable acting choices make the movie unwatchable for the actress.

“Every single scene, I’m like ‘Really, really? You did it like that? Oh my God,” she said in an interview. But like many fans, Winslet really has a bone to pick with the final scene where Rose promises to never let go.

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“I lie. I know. I fully lie, I hold my hand up, I let him go,” she said. That’s cold, and Winslet can’t abide by it.

2. Kate Capshaw – Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

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Steven Spielberg admits he was trying to one-up himself after dropping Harrison Ford into a pit with 20,000 snakes in the original movie. But maybe dropping his then-wife into a room with 50,000 cockroaches and 30,000 beetles was a mistake. Capshaw said she had to take Valium to get through the scene.

3. Linda Blair – The Exorcist

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While the actress had to wear uncomfortable prosthetics and give a grueling performance, the part she hated most involved pea soup. The possessed Reagan vomits up the green goop, but the scent of the veggies made Blair toss her cookies for real.

Actor Jason Miller also had the nasty mixture sprayed on his face instead of his chest by accident, and his grossed-out reaction is 100% real.

4. Clark Gable – Gone With the Wind

This classic movie had a famously rocky shoot, and Clark Gable being up in arms over one of his most famous scenes is just the tip of the iceberg. He hated the idea of Rhett crying over Scarlett’s miscarriage because he didn’t want to seem unmanly. Gable actually stormed on set when the crew tried to talk him into filming it.

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Producers had to convince Gable to tape a “less emotional” version of the scene before he recorded the one we all remember from the movie.

5. Daniel Stern – Home Alone

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As one of the Wet Bandits who terrorized Kevin in the hit family movie, Stern was one tough customer. But just like his character, Marv, Stern was terrified of Kevin’s tarantula. The scene where the spider lands on his face was real, but Stern would only tape it once and his reaction was completely genuine.

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6. Sharon Stone – Basic Instinct

Decades later, this thriller is still best-remembered for the graphic scene when Sharon Stone’s character flashes a room full of police officers by uncrossing her legs. But the actress had no idea the scene would play out that way.

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Stone revealed that director Paul Verhoeven convinced her to remove her underpants, but told her the scene would only feature “playful innuendo.” The first time the actress saw the actual scene, she reportedly slapped Verhoeven across the face.

7. Andrew Lincoln – Love Actually

A surprising number of actors resent their most famous scenes from this British rom-com. Lincoln, who went on to star on The Walking Dead, says the scene where he confesses his deepest feeling to Keira Knightley made him look like a “weird stalker.”

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“My big scene in the doorway felt so easy. I just had to hold cards and be in love with Keira Knightley,” he remembered. “But I kept saying to Richard [the director], ‘Are you sure I’m not going to come off as a creepy stalker?'”

12 Things Only “NCIS” Fanatics Will Understand

There have never been a more dedicated group of fans than those who love NCIS. We have stuck around as characters are written off, the cast deals with drama off-screen, and the show continues on and on for years. Truly, NCIS fans are a special kind, and there are some things only they understand.

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Gibbs has rules for absolutely everything, and that’s probably why he seems so put together! What I wouldn’t give to have Gibbs sit down and write out a list of rules for me (and my family) to follow. Who doesn’t love structure in their lives?

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One of Abby’s best qualities is her fashion sense. She wears what she wants and doesn’t care what anyone else thinks. Of course, if I tried to dress like her, my friends would think something was wrong! But I guess I can’t just say “Well, Abby would have worn this!!”

These two are always getting smacked around by Gibbs (and everyone else) and you have to wonder how it’s affecting their brains! Obviously it’s just a joke and it’s not a hard hit at all, but I can’t help but wonder if someone ever took the hit one step too far, what would HR say?

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We could all use some “x-treme caffeine” now and then, but only NCIS know what it’s like to think “I could really go for a Caf-Pow right about now!” I’m sure they would be out-lawed for their “x-treme” sugar and caffeine content, but I bet it would power me through a Monday morning!

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McCranky, McCreep, McGeek, McGoober, McGossip, McGullible, McSmarty Pants, Probie…the list goes on and on for McGee! But you’re not a real NCIS fan if you never sit and wonder what DiNozzo would call you if you were best friends.

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Where does he find the time to keep up with pop culture while solving crimes seemingly all the time? His endless references leave us out of breath as we try and keep up! But one thing is for sure, if the team ever plays Trivial Pursuit, he’s got them all beat.

Shirley Temple’s Secret Autobiography Shines A Light On Her Troubled Career

Shirley Temple dazzled audiences around the world with her singing and dancing, but behind the scenes life as a child star was anything but glamorous.

Temple already set the record straight in her 1988 autobiography Child Star, but a new second volume to her best-seller, written before her death in 2014, promises even more details about her career.

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Temple’s son, Charles Black Jr., revealed his mother wrote a sequel to Child Star focusing on her adult life as a diplomat, but movie fans are hoping to learn even more about Temple’s film career when the book is released later this year.

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The actress, who wrote that “biographies of me have usually been compiled from old newspaper clips [and] untruthful publicity stories,” set out to reveal what life was really like on the set of her films. And it wasn’t pretty.

“Being a starlet was difficult, and I was a starlet from three-and-a-half to five years of age,” she explained.

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Temple remembered that she and other child actors were put in “the box” when they misbehaved. The time-out area was a sound department box with a chilly block of ice dumped inside.

“[I was] in the dark with the door closed. I got a lot of earaches, styes, a lot of problems from it. The lesson was time is money. And it’s work, not play,” Temple wrote.

Even as an adult, Temple’s childhood in Hollywood came back to bite her in a surprising way.

Dean Martin Gives You Chills Singing In Forgotten “Rio Bravo” Clip

The era of Dean Martin was something we all long to return to. In a time of cowboys, gallant men, and real talent, Martin was a stand-out among everyone else.

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Along with Jerry Lewis, Martin ruled the Golden Age of Hollywood. Martin could sing, dance, and act, which is something more actors today couldn’t even imagine.

“Dean onstage was dynamite—a charming guy. A guy with style,” said Don Rickles of the triple threat.

One of Martin’s most overlooked movies is Rio Bravo, the 1959 Western film starring John Wayne, Dean Martin, and Ricky Nelson.

“To watch ‘Rio Bravo’ is to see a master craftsman at work,” Roger Ebert wrote about the movie. “The film is seamless. There is not a shot that is wrong. It is uncommonly absorbing, and the 141-minute running time flows past like running water.”

While many people will remember Wayne’s performance, few recall the beautiful song sung by Martin and Nelson.

Cary Grant’s Wife And Daughter Reveal What Tore Their Family Apart

Cary Grant is the kind of Hollywood actor whose classic movies seem destined to stick around forever.

While he passed away in 1986, Grant’s movies like North by Northwest and To Catch a Thief still thrill audiences around the world. But, behind the scenes, the actor’s life wasn’t as glamorous as you might expect. He famously joked that “everyone wants to be Cary Grant. Even I want to be Cary Grant.”

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We’ve shared stories about Grant’s difficult childhood in England, where the actor assumed he had been abandoned by his mother as a boy. Grant didn’t realize until much he was an adult that she had actually been institutionalized by his father.

Even as a Hollywood star, Grant’s private life made headlines. He was a notorious womanizer, and known to experiment with psychedelic drugs like LSD.

As Grant’s fourth wife actress Dyan Cannon and his daughter Jennifer reveal in their tell-all books, those qualities helped drive Grant and Cannon to divorce.

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Cannon, who was only 28 when she married the 61-year-old Grant, says she and the movie star “had a great romance in the beginning – loving and fun, a fairy tale in parts – but then he started to change me.”

“My hair, my clothes, my bags, my shoes, he even told me not to act – although I’d wanted to be an actress ever since I was a little girl – and I went along with it all.”

But Grant’s daughter Jennifer says there’s more to the story.

Hugh Grant Is Expecting His Fifth Child, But Not Everyone Is Celebrating

While romantic comedies are Hugh Grant’s bread and butter, the hunky British actor has tried to keep his actual relationships out of the public spotlight.

But when Hugh and his girlfriend Anna Eberstein walked the red carpet at last week’s Golden Globes, the Swedish TV producer’s baby bump revealed the couple were expecting.

Grant’s girlfriend Anna Eberstein is a Swedish TV producer.Neilson Barnard

Eberstein’s mother Susanne confirmed the good news to the Swedish media outlet Aftonbladet. “I’m very happy to be getting another grandchild. She’s due rather soon,” she gushed.

But while a pregnancy announcement is usually cause for celebration, the excitement around Grant’s fifth child is exposing serious baby drama that has been brewing over the past few years.

The new child will be Grant’s third with Eberstein. The couple already have a five-year-old son named John Mungo and a two-year-old daughter whose name is still unknown.

Grant has had two children with restaurant worker Tinglan Hong.Paul Grover / Matrix

But Grant also has two children with another woman. That might not sound scandalous, but the timing of the births is key.

In 2011, Grant had a daughter named Tabitha, his first child, with a restaurant receptionist named Tinglan Hong. The media made a lot of the fact that Tabitha’s Chinese name, Xiao Xi, means “happy surprise.”

Eberstein was pregnant with Grant’s son John at the same time Hong was pregnant with Tabitha.

But this sordid love story only gets stranger from here.

“The Dick Van Dyke Show” Star Dies At 94

One of the original Queens of Hollywood, Rose Marie, has passed away at the age of 94. The famous Broadway star was a legend in the television world, with a lifelong career that eclipsed many other male actors of her era in a time when it was hard enough for women to even enter the industry.

In a professional career that spanned nine decades, her entry to fame came at age four, when she began recording songs for a sound short titled Baby Rose Marie the Child Wonder.

From there, she started working with various orchestras and jazz ensembles, skyrocketing in her youth to the charts. In fact, she was the last surviving singer to have a hit from before the Second World War, before her death.

Like any other celebrity from that era, she would have some help from some questionable sources.