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Archive: March, 2009

Local comedienne likely one of Jerry's Kids

Monday, March 16, 2009, 7:59 AM
Last week a DNA test on "Inside Edition" concluded that there is an 88.7 percent chance that local comedienne Suzan Lewis is related to musician Gary Lewis, a son of entertainer Jerry Lewis. For years Suzan Lewis has tried to get Jerry Lewis to ackowledge paternity of her. Suzan and Gary... Read more

"Miss March" filmmaker a former Temple student

Monday, March 16, 2009, 7:30 AM
Zach Cregger, the writer, director and star of "Miss March," which earned $2.4 million in its opening weekend, is a former Temple student. Cregger, part of IFC's "The Whitest Kids U Know," graduated from New York's School of Visual Arts, but studied for two years at Temple. He... Read more

950 ESPN bails on Battle of the Babes

Thursday, March 12, 2009, 9:09 AM
It seems that ESPN has put the kibosh on a promotion between its local sports-talk station, 950 ESPN, and GirlsofPhilly.com. The Web site of local lovelies and the radio station had teamed up on Battle of the Babes, a March Madness bracket-style competition of 64 models from the soft-core site. 950... Read more

Mickey Rooney shooting movie here

Tuesday, March 10, 2009, 9:07 AM
Screen legend Mickey Rooney was in town last week to shoot scenes for a locally produced independent film, “Saddle Up! With Dick Wrangler and Injun Joe.” Jerry Blavat taped a scene with Rooney the other day at the Morris House Hotel (225 S. 8th). The film, starring Tony Devon and Peter... Read more

Lil' Kim gives shout-out to "all my girls at the Federal Detention Center"

Monday, March 9, 2009, 8:35 PM
Former Center City resident Lil' Kim could have gotten out of jail and never looked back, but instead the pint-size hip hop princess dedicated her first "Dancing With The Stars," performance to "all my girls at the Federal Detention Center." Kim, born Kimberly Jones was incarcerated... Read more

DeVito says "Sunny" will shoot here later than usual

Monday, March 9, 2009, 8:43 AM
"It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" star Danny DeVito says that the FX series is doing things a little differently this year. "Usually we shoot the exteriors in Philly first, but now we're going to do it last," DeVito said of the show's tapings, which start in May. The pint-size... Read more

Alfonso Ribeiro, Game Show Network at Franklin Mills Sunday

Friday, March 6, 2009, 2:50 PM
Actor Alfonso Ribeiro, who played Carlton on "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air" alongside Overbrook's Will Smith, and who now hosts "Catch 21" on the Game Show Network, will be at Franklin Mills Mall from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday on behalf of GSN which is looking to find someone to... Read more

Porn starlet says she slept with Pat Burrell

Thursday, March 5, 2009, 12:58 PM
Porn starlet Sophia Rossi was a guest on the Howard Stern show this morning where she claims to have slept with former Phillies outfielder Pat Burrell, calling Pat the Bat "immature." Rossi, who also says she bedded Tommy Lee, said she was with the now-married Burrell "a while ago."... Read more

Kanye's new South Philly girl

Wednesday, March 4, 2009, 2:00 PM
Kanye West’s new shaved-headed girlfriend Amber Rose, a model and music video actress, is a South Philadelphia native. Rose, 25, tells Smooth magazine she is “half-Italian and half Cape Verdean,” and that she was routinely “antagonized” by kids at school over her mixed... Read more

Live Nation pulls out of proposed Popped! Festival

Wednesday, March 4, 2009, 7:57 AM
Live Nation, the world's largest concert promoter, has pulled out of the Popped! Festival, scheduled for June 19-21 at FDR Park in South Philadelphia. "On February 20th, Live Nation suddenly cited 'roadblocks' in planning the festival that warranted its withdrawal," says J. Conor Corcoran... Read more
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