Posts Tagged ‘Linda Lovelace’

Seyfried Hurts Fallon With Krav Maga

August 9, 2013

This post first appeared in The Times of Israel.

Amanda Seyfried gets rough with Jimmy Fallon (image capture: NBC)

Amanda Seyfried gets rough with Jimmy Fallon (image capture: NBC)

Amanda Seyfried’s Krav Maga technique may be off a little, but that didn’t prevent her from apparently hurting late-night television host Jimmy Fallon’s wrist on Wednesday’s broadcast of Late Night. But the actress, who has been studying the Israeli self-defense method, can’t be blamed. Fallon should have known what was at risk when Seyfried asked him to choke her.

“Ow, ow, ow! You almost broke my wrist!” yelled Fallon, after Seyfried broke his two-handed hold around her neck. “That hurt me there, yeah,” he said, as he watched the slow-motion replay of the staged attack.

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© 2013 Renee Ghert-Zand. All rights reserved.

 

Sarah Jessica Parker To Play Gloria Steinem

January 30, 2012

This post first appeared on The Shmooze blog at the Forward.

Not long after we heard that Demi Moore had dropped out of the role as Gloria Steinem in the upcoming Linda Lovelace biopic, word came that Sarah Jessica Parker would be replacing her.

It is unfortunate that Moore’s personal situation is difficult right now, but the Shmooze bets that SJP will make an even better feminist icon. After all, didn’t she did play the unmistakably liberated Carrie Bradshaw for years on “Sex in the City”? The series wasn’t quite “Deep Throat,” if you know what we mean, but we are sure Parker will be able to handle playing her part in the porn star’s life story.

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© 2012 Renee Ghert-Zand. All rights reserved.

Demi Moore Drops Gloria Steinem Role

January 27, 2012

This post first appeared on The Shmooze blog at the Forward.

Demi Moore has been having a rough time lately.

First came the announcement of her split with husband Ashton Kutcher. Then, earlier this week, she checked into rehab to overcome her exhaustion and alleged addictions to nitrous oxide and Red Bull. Now word is that we can no longer expect to see her playing feminist icon Gloria Steinem on the big screen.

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© 2012 Renee Ghert-Zand. All rights reserved.


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