Angelina Jolie has always been a little prickly about getting married to Brad Pitt, since she's already been married a couple of times and look how that turned out. But now she says she thinks it might happen, since she's feeling an awful lot of pressure to just give her kids whatever they want. "Usually people fall in love and everything revolves around the ritual of marriage; children are an afterthought. We did everything backwards," Jolie tells Vanity Fair's Italian edition. "But sooner or later it will be the kids who ask us (to get married). You know, they see films and start asking questions. Such as, 'Why are Shrek and Fiona married and you're not?'" Of course, at this point Angie could also tell her kids that well, sometimes mommies and daddies don't want to be under the gun to come up with pre-nups, and that she used to French kiss her brother and keep a vial of blood from the world's ugliest Hollywood star, but first things first.
Beyonce wants a new name
Suddenly Beyonce Knowles has become as shock-and-awe crazy as the rest of the music industry, announcing that she has a new name that she wants people to call her by: Sasha Fierce. As in her new album title, I Am ... Sasha Fierce. "I have someone else that takes over when it's time for me to work and when I'm on stage, this alter ego that I've created, that kind of protects me and who I really am," Knowles ... or Fierce, or whatever ... said in a statement to Reuters. Look lady, it didn't work for Garth Brooks, and it won't work for you. Oh, and I Am ... Sasha Fierce drops on Nov. 18, in case you buy into this stuff.
Duchovny sues over affair story
While we skimmed over rumors David Duchovny was having an affair with tennis instructor Edit Pakey, Duchovny sure didn't - he's suing the Daily Mail for alleged defamation and invasion of privacy, the AP reports. He filed a lawsuit last week seeking no less than $1-million in damages for the Daily Mail's Oct. 18 story that he had planned to leave wife Tea Leoni for the racket jockey, with whom he was allegedly having a "full-blown sex affair." That's opposed to the affair Leoni reportedly had with Billy Bob Thornton, over which no one has yet sued.
Hathaway's ex sentenced
To tie a bow on the sad saga of Anne Hathaway's ex-boyfriend Raffaello Follieri, the AP reports a judge sentenced the Italian businessman to 4 1/2 years in prison for bilking millions from investors. It's not that bad, really, considering he could have gotten more than five years. U.S. District Judge John G. Koeltl said Follieri had engaged in a significant fraud that hurt investors, will financially ruin him and will cause him to be deported after his prison term. The judge wasn't too happy with Raf's "lavish personal expenditures," which included a $37,000-a-month Manhattan apartment and a movie-star lifestyle. Part of his reparations include forfeiting $2.4-million when he pleaded guilty last month to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering.
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