While you're eagerly anticipating Hulk Hogan's appearance on the Nov. 7 E!: True Hollywood Story, the wrestling legend is back in the ring against Linda and her 19-year-old boyfriend, Charley Hill. It seems Linda wanted to take their disputed Rolls-Royce out for a spin, even though it's supposed to be in storage until the couple's assets were divided, TMZ says. Hulk's lawyers weren't having anything to do with that, and had the car moved to "an undisclosed location," the site says. Apparently the problem is that the insurance on the mega-ride was "woefully inadequate," and Hogan feared Hill would try to drive it - putting said car at extreme risk. And if there's one thing Hulk knows, it's that you can't trust a teenager behind the wheel of an expensive car.
Brad cheating on Angie?
Angelina Jolie is supposedly unhappy because history might be repeating itself, with her in the role of Jennifer Aniston while another starlet steals Brad Pitt. Star says Angie is furious over rather blatant flirtations between Pitt and Diane Kruger on the set of Inglorious Bastards, since boy, does she know how that can turn out! "Angie loves Brad and wants to trust him, but she also knows that their own love blossomed while working on a movie together," a source tells the mag. "Now she's convinced that Diane has a crush on Brad, and she's scared something could happen." A small cast dinner in Berlin apparently caused quite a row, too: "They went through several bottles of wine," Mimmo Bianco, manager of Italian restaurant Al Contadino Sotto le Stelle, tells Star. "It was obvious he was having a great time." Yeah, it's not like she knows a thing or two about stealing Brad on movie sets. Rumor has it Aniston was jealous of Kruger when Pitt co-starred with her in Troy while he was married to Jen. And in the best photo editing since Dewey defeats Truman, Star's cover features a promo to Aniston hiring a wedding planner for her hitchin' to John Mayer. That's really rubbing it in.
Bond Girl? Or Bondage?
Gemma Arterton may be the latest Bond Girl, and she have thought she was dressing like a champ during the premiere of Quantum of Solace Wednesday in London. But the simple fact is, none of the myriad gadgets cooked up by Q in the last few decades could save her from looking like the front of her gown was caught in the office paper shredder. Or maybe she was trying to pay tribute to the Count from Sesame Street. But does she sit down in this disaster? Sheesh.
Phoenix quitting movies
Could it be that Joaquin Phoenix is done making movies? That's what the actor told Extra. Channeling Johnny Cash must have taken a lot out of him. "I want to take this opportunity ... also to give you the exclusive and just talk a little bit about the fact that this will be my last performance as an actor. ... I'm not doing films anymore," the 34-year-old told Extra's Jerry Penacoli (we presume he's referencing his role in Two Lovers). "I'm working on my music. I'm done. I've been through that." Casey Affleck backed up the claim, saying, "I don't think he's kidding. He's got music and stuff." Phoenix's rep confirms the announcement, claiming, "That is what he told me."
Jess does great in Russia
To all the hate-mongers out there who want to restart the Cold War, here's food for thought: Jessica Simpson bomb Major Movie Star, in which the bouncy blond joins the Army after her film career tanks, is a box office hit! Fox News reports that the flick, still with no U.S. release date, opened in the Motherland on Oct. 9 to great fanfare, despite being labeled "one of the worst films ever made" by some source in the production department. Directed by Steve Miner, it has about 15 people with producer credits. Maybe they've found the secret to Simpson's success: dubbing and subtitles!
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