Woody Harrelson admits he has expressive eyes. He's just not sure it's a good thing.
"I could say some people say I look kinda crazy," Harrelson says in Sunday's Daily News. "People who don't even know me, they say, "You look crazy in your eyes.' I don't see it, but I have that said enough times that I have to give it some weight."
Harrelson can be seen in two holiday season releases, The Thin Red Line and Hi-Lo Country.
Social activism accompanied his movie success. He has protested laws that criminalize the cultivation of hemp and against logging in old growth forests.
He is the first to admit many movie fans have no sympathy for actors who use their celebrity to back social causes.
"Eventually, people just want you to shut up," Harrelson said.
Jerry Springer bouncer
also a Chicago officer
NEW YORK _ Jerry Springer's onstage bouncer, Steve Wilkos, is a moonlighting Chicago cop who can forget about becoming the next Serpico.
"I'm never going anywhere on the police department undercover," because he is so widely recognized, Wilkos says in Sunday's New York Post.
His shaved head and imposing size (6-foot-3, 225 pounds) add to Wilkos' prominence on the Springer show, where he is the first to jump in and break up the frequent scuffles between combative guests. Being well-known for quelling trouble isn't all bad for his regular job, though.
"It helps being a little bit of a celebrity because it calms situations down," Wilkos said.
British princes take
ski trip without Will
KLOSTERS, Switzerland _ Britain's Prince Charles and son, Prince Harry, began the family's annual Swiss skiing holiday Sunday without Prince William.
Buckingham Palace said the heir to the British throne was traveling with his 14-year-old son but without his older son.
The reason for William's absence wasn't given.