Studio Backs Natalie Portman, Jersey Shore Offends Italians, Charlie Sheen's Tour Not Winning
03.28.11 by REELZ
Fox Searchlight has leapt to Natalie Portman's defense after Black Swan dancing double Sarah Lane claimed that only 5% of the full body shots are of Portman, saying in a statement that "Natalie herself did most of the dancing featured in the final film." Lane had wondered aloud, "Can you become a concert pianist in a year and a half, even if you're a movie star?" and added, "she (Portman) doesn't look like a professional ballet dancer at all and she can't dance in pointe shoes. And she can't move her body, she's very stiff."
Britney Spears did all her own dancing at a San Francisco concert on Sunday, which will air on Good Morning America on Tuesday. One has to wonder if her cheeky performance is appropriate for network morning news.
Having caught the first glimpse of Jersey Shore, Italian commentators are up
in arms about the cast with Rome's New Notizie writing, "They embody the worst stereotypes of Italians, multiplied by thousands and Americanized." Season 4 of Jersey Shore is to be partially shot in Italy.
Reports that Charlie Sheen's "Violent Torpedo Of Truth" tour is sold out are debunked by CNBC's Jane Wells as she was able to get two seats on the main floor for opening night at the Fox Theater in Detroit on ticketmaster.com. The secondary market is also flooded, with StubHub having 1,320 tickets available for a venue that seats 5,049 people, with prices below face value.
Reese Witherspoon and agent Jim Toth were married at her ranch in Ojai, California Saturday evening. The A-guest-list included Renée Zellwegger, Gwyneth Paltrow, husband Chris Martin, Sacha Baron Cohen, Alyssa Milano, Salma Hayek, Robert Downey Jr, and Tobey Maguire.