Documentarian and Oscar-nominated director Tim Hetherington was killed in Libya on Wednesday, The New York Times reports. Three photographers, Chris Hondros, Guy Martin and Michael Christopher Brown were also injured in the attack.
The men were on location documenting the conflict between Muammar Gaddafi's forces and Libyan rebels when they were struck by a rocket-propelled grenade.
Evian - Baby Inside
Evian water's new ad campaign features a bunch of enthusiastic people sporting white shirts with baby bodies on them that appear to be dancing via animated still frames. It is a follow-up to Evian's Roller Babies campaign. Evian: still into babies after all these years. When does this become creepy? The third time? Immediately?...
Heidi Montag and Danielle Staub
Reality vixens Heidi Montag and Danielle Staub will face off in the new VH1 series Famous Food.
The 10-episode reality show, slated to premiere in the fall, will give seven celebrities the opportunity to open a West Hollywood eatery. The cast — which includes Montag, Staub, former Bachelor Jake Pavelka, musicians DJ Paul and Juicy "J", Eliot Spitzer's former call girl Ashley Dupre and Sopranos actor Vincent Pastore — will complete various tasks, such as creating a menu and renovating the location.
Andy Samberg has landed a new gig: Chief Shark Officer for Discovery Channel's Shark Week.
"I'm overjoyed about being appointed CSO. Everyone loves Shark Week. It's the Bill Cosby of week-long television blocks dedicated to sea animals," he said in a statement.
Samberg will host the 24th annual weeklong celebration that features programming dedicated to the ocean's fiercest fish.
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Power balladeer Pia Toscano may have been shown the door at American Idol, but one of the places that door leads is directly into the adjacent studio for Dancing With the Stars.
Host Tom Bergeron announced on Tuesday night that Toscano — whose elimination was met with howls of protest — would be performing on next week's results show. That will be April 26th, less than three weeks since she left Idol. And she'll be performing with her new love connection: Dancing pro Mark Ballas...
Nik Richie and Shayne Lamas
A little Lamas is on the way for Bachelor alum Shayne Lamas.
"The Lamas-Richie family is happy, healthy and definitely pregnant," she tweeted on Tuesday.
Who let the dog out? Emmy winner Bruce Weitz (of Hill Street Blues fame) is back on General Hospital as hilarious mob don Anthony Zacchara. Though the character has been in prison for the last two years — supposedly with a life sentence — he gets out this week with nothing but evil (and women!) on his mind. TV Guide Magazine gabbed with Weitz to get the lowdown on Zacchara's return and what's next for the manic mad man...
Musician Mary Robbins, the mother of actor Tim Robbins, has died, The Associated Press reports. She was 78.
Robbins died Sunday at her home in Esteban Cantu, Mexico, of a heart arrhythmia just 12 days after her husband, Gil Robbins, died of prostate cancer at 80. The couple had been married for 59 years.