Report: Angelina Jolie In Talks To Direct '50 Shades Of Grey'—Here's Today's Buzz

  • Angelina Jolie is rumoured to be in talks to direct the film version of the hugely successful “50 Shades of Grey” book. The studios says if Jolie is interested, so are they. With Jolie’s “insatiable appetite for kinky sex,” sounds like it would be a perfect fit.
  • Former Fleetwood Mac guitarist/singer Bob Welch, 65, committed suicide Thursday afternoon in Nashville by shooting himself in the chest. The musician was plagued by recent health problems but rose to success in the 70s with hits such as “Ebony Eyes” and “Sentimental Lady.”
  • Michael Jackson’s daughter, Paris, tells Oprah in an upcoming OWN interview that she was “really confused” why her pop star father made her and her siblings wear masks in public. Us too.
  • As a part of Barack Obama’s “Young America Effort,” which focuses on energizing younger voters to go to the polls and support him, the Prez met with 25 members of young Hollywood. Attendees included Zach Braff and Jessica Alba, who tweeted “Got up bright & early to hear @BarackObama speak w an awesome group #YoungAmerChat.”
  • Revealed: Kate Middleton’s much-admired diamond and pearl jubilee earrings were just $75 fakes!
  • Ellen DeGeneres and her wife Portia de Rossi debut matching short, bleach blonde ‘dos.
  • The six most essential movie stills from the upcoming male stripper flick “Magic Mike” starring Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey. We seriously hope this film is intended to be a comedy.

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