Edison Chen, remember him? His twitchy finger with the camera had cost him a career in Hong Kong's entertainment industry. You think his self-imposed exiled would be the end of this saga, but wait! According to Radar, he was behind the leaks all along.
Gamespot's editorial team is getting smaller by the minute with the announcement that Jason Ocampo as the latest to leave the company. So far, the head count of those who've left since November 2007 is up to five.
A Tomatometer snapshot of this week's major releases.
A new Terminator trilogy is in the works thanks to Warner Bros. called Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins. The pic is slated for a May 22, 2009 release. Christian Bale has been casted as the rebel leader John Conner, with Sam Worthington playing a character named Marcus.
With Starbucks' stock price falling to early 2004 levels, returning CEO Howard Schultz mandated a three and a half hour closure of all the chain's nearly 7,100 retail stores for a "historic in-store education and training event." Its competitors took advantage of the temporary store closures to offer their coffees either for free or at reduced rates.
Yao Ming will be out the rest of the season due to a stress facture. This bombshell was announced eariler this afternoon.
After being examined after Monday's practice by the team doctor Tom Clanton, it was revealed that Yao Ming had a stress fracture in his left foot. This news leave very little options for Yao.
Getty Images, the largest distributor of commercial images and video, has sold to private equity firm Hellman & Friedman for $2.4 billion. The company makes its money by re-licensing images and videos from professional photographers and videographers to the media companies.
The biggest news coming out of this year's Oscar, other than who won what, was that this year's was the least-viewed telecast ever since Nielsen started tracking of the event in 1974. Factors cited for the 20% dip from 2007's 40 million viewers ran the gamut from the writers strike to the dark subject matter of the nominated films to even the host Jon Stewart himself.
Somehow an old photo taken of presidential candidate Barak Obama is causing a ruckus with his camp. The photo with Obama in a turban and a wrap-around robe was taken in Kenya during his visit in 2006. Drudge Report, where the photo was originally posted, claims it to have been circulated by "stressed Clinton staffers."
Since the striking writers of EOB still have not reached a deal with the studios regarding getting a bigger slice of the internet distribution pie, there was no coverage of the show sunday evening. Fortunately, you can get a complete list of the winners at the official site of the Academy Awards and every other website out there.