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Archive: July, 2009

Kerri-Lee Halkett fends off masked intruder in Maine hotel room

Friday, July 31, 2009, 3:32 PM
Fox 29’s Kerri-Lee Halkett and a growling dog scared off a masked intruder who entered a room the anchor and a girlfriend, New York newscaster Jodi Applegate, were sharing at a Maine inn last night. On her Facebook page, Halkett writes she’s relieved she knows self defense and says that... Read more

Korn frontman runs into Sixers Dancers at Harrah's

Thursday, July 30, 2009, 2:51 PM
Korn frontman Jonathan Davis couldn't be bothered to smile posing with Sixers Dancers at Harrah's in Atlantic City Wednesday. The girls were there shooting their 2010 calendar and the rocker was DJ that night at The Pool After Dark. Read more

"Law Abiding Citizen" to hit theaters Oct. 16

Thursday, July 30, 2009, 2:14 PM
"Law Abiding Citizen" will be released in theaters Oct. 16. The thriller, starring Jamie Foxx and Gerard Butler shot here earlier this year, directed by F. Gary Gray. The release from Overture Films centers around Butler's incarcerated character orchestrating a handful of murders from his... Read more

This time Rodney King is looking for a fight.

Thursday, July 30, 2009, 7:03 AM
We figured Rodney King had been clobbered enough for one lifetime, but to our surprise he told us yesterday that he needs a challenger to fight in a Celebrity Boxing Federation bout on Sept. 12. King, 43, who involuntarily came to infamy in March 1991, when a good Samaritan videotaped him being... Read more

Union Trust hosts Witherspoon and Rudd scene in September

Wednesday, July 29, 2009, 8:01 AM
Union Trust (717 Chestnut) will be closed Sept. 13-17 because Reese Witherspoon and Paul Rudd will be shooting a date scene for the untitled James L. Brooks movie at the restaurant. The picture, shooting in the area through October, centers around Rudd and Owen Wilson's characters vying for the... Read more

Raheem Brock responds to our baby mama drama column

Tuesday, July 28, 2009, 7:47 AM
"It's unfortunate that my ex-wife has chosen to discuss such a private matter in a public forum, especially when the actions that have been attributed to me are both unfounded and untrue," writes Indianapolis Colts defensive tackle Raheem Brock in a letter to the Daily News. The former... Read more

Jerry Springer to star in "Chicago" at Academy of Music

Monday, July 27, 2009, 12:16 PM
Je-rry! Je-rry! Je-rry! Jerry Springer will star as Billy Flynn in the touring production of "Chicago" Sept. 15-20 at the Academy of Music. The proud king of trashy-talk shows has been playing the role at London's Cambridge Theatre. Tickets range from $25-$100 and are on sale at 10 a.m. Friday... Read more

Mike Jerrick returning to Fox 29's "Good Day Philadelphia"

Monday, July 27, 2009, 9:54 AM
As we told you last week, Mike Jerrick will be returning to Fox 29. The station announced this morning that Jerrick will co-host "Good Day Philadelphia," (which he did from 1999-2002) with Sheinelle Jones from 7 to 9 a.m., while John Anderson will continue with Jones from 5 to 7 a.m. Jerrick... Read more

Reese Witherspoon, Jake Gyllenhaal brunch at Sabrina's

Sunday, July 26, 2009, 3:06 PM
Reese Witherspoon and Jake Gyllenhaal were among the Sunday brunch crowd at Sabrina's (910 Christian) near the Italian Market. The lovebirds sat at an inside table while nearby patrons politely tried not to stare. Witherspoon is in town working on the untitled James L. Brooks comedy that will shoot... Read more

Canseco pulls out of boxing bout to visit ill father

Sunday, July 26, 2009, 12:59 PM
Jose Canseco pulled out of his scheduled Friday bout with Bill "El Wingador" Simmons to fly to Miami to be with his father, who is seriously ill. He left early morning from Philadelphia where he had arrived the day before for a press conference with Wingador. In a pinch, promoter Damon Feldman... Read more
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