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Artists to Donate Gaddafi’s “Blood Money” to Charity

Gaddafi may not be winning points with philanthropists around the world, but his so called “blood money” could do some major good.

In February, the whistle-blowing website, WikiLeaks, exposed large sums of money received by celebrities who had performed for members of Muammar Gaddafi’s regime. Stars were quick in responding to avoid further embarrassment. Some stars have donated funds to various charities while others have either promised or donated additional funds.

Who are the stars involved and what did they say about the whole fiasco?

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Red Riding Hood Is a Joke

Last Tuesday, I was among the lucky few who got free tickets to the screening of Red Riding Hood starring Amanda Seyfried which was held at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood.

I wasn’t very keen on going because I had this feeling that I might not like this movie. This film seems like a bore to me but since I have nothing better to do that night, I decided to go. And….I was right!

The film started with an over view of the forest which made me feel like watching a Twilight movie. That feeling was intensified when I saw Billy Burke’s name in the opening credits. He is the same guy who played Bella’s father in Twilight. Did Catherine Hardwicke do this intentionally to catch viewers’ attention? Well, she did but for all the wrong reasons. But before I lambaste her with my criticisms, let me tell you what the movie’s about.

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