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These Actors Portrayed Famous People From History. How Did They Do?

In order to tell a story, actors transform themselves into a different person. The hope is that they’re convincing enough to captivate an audience.

That job gets more difficult when your audience already has an idea of what the role should look and sound like. That is the case in almost all biographical films. Skilled actors may not have to look the part, but a terrible actor could be the spitting image of the person they’re portraying and still fall flat. How do you these these stars measured up in other people’s shoes?

1.) Angela Bassett as Tina Turner in What’s Love Got To Do With It

2.) Scarlett Johansson as Janet Leigh in Hitchcock

3.) Joaquin Phoenix as Johnny Cash in Walk the Line

4.) Reese Witherspoon as June Carter Cash in Walk the Line

5.) Dennis Quaid as Jerry Lee Lewis in Great Balls of Fire

6.) Cate Blanchett as Bob Dylan in I’m Not There

7.) Don Cheadle as Sammy Davis Jr. in The Rat Pack

8.) Joe Mantega as Dean Martin in The Rat Pack

9.) Thandie Newton as Condoleezza Rice in W

10.) Adrien Brody as Salvador Dalí in Midnight in Paris

11.) Michael Douglas as Liberace in Behind the Candelabra

12.) Michelle Williams as Marilyn Monroe in My Week With Marilyn

13.) Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin in Game Change

14.) Kirk Douglas as Vincent Van Gogh in Lust for Life

15.) James Franco as James Dean in James Dean

16.) Salma Hayek as Frida Khalo in Frida

17.) Brad Pitt as Jesse James in The Assassination of Jesse James

18.) Jennifer Lopez as Selena Quintanilla in Selena

19.) Al Pacino as Phil Spector in Phil Spector

20.) Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock in Hitchcock

21.) Gary Oldman as Sid Vicious in Sid and Nancy

22.) Kristen Stewart as Joan Jett in The Runaways

23.) James Franco as Allen Ginsberg in Howl

24.) Stephen Fry as Oscar Wilde in Wilde

25.) Jim Carrey as Andy Kaufman in Man on the Moon

26.) Val Kilmer as Jim Morrison in The Doors

27.) Forest Whitaker as Idi Amin in The Last King of Scotland

28.) Sean Penn as Harvey Milk in Milk

29.) Daniel Day Lewis as Abraham Lincoln in Lincoln

30.) Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix in All Is By My Side

31.) George C. Scott as General George Patton in Patton

32.) Jamie Foxx as Ray Charles in Ray

33.) Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange in The Fifth Estate

34.) Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs in Jobs

35.) Josh Brolin as George W. Bush in W

36.) Leonardo DiCaprio as J. Edgar Hoover in J. Edgar

37.) Audrey Tautou as Coco Chanel in Coco Before Chanel

38.) Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady

39.) Aaron Taylor-Johnson as John Lennon in Nowhere Boy

40.) Jonathan Rhys as Elvis in Elvis

41.) Robert Downey Jr. as Charlie Chaplin in Chaplin

42.) Johnny Depp as Ed Wood in Ed Wood

Pretty close, right? With enough talent and perfect makeup, these actors were dead ringers for their historical counterparts.

Read more: http://viralnova.com/biopic-actors/

Marie Claire mag skewered for absurd jab at Candace Cameron Bure

http://twitter.com/#!/Cry4Liberty/status/421086879996735489

As Twitchy reported, actress Candace Cameron Bure responded to feminist attacks on her marriage with a kick-ass photo.

http://twitter.com/#!/candacecbure/status/421180428095995904

In her book, Bure writes, “I chose to fall into a more submissive role in our relationship because I wanted to do everything in my power to make my marriage and family work.”

Keyword: “Chose.”

Bure embraces the biblical definition of “submissive” and said, “It is not weakness. It’s strength under control. It’s bridled strength.” That’s a choice that doesn’t get the stamp of approval from the supposedly “pro-choice” Left.

As we noted on Wednesday, this tweet from “women’s magazine” Marie Claire was among the feminist freak-outs.

http://twitter.com/#!/marieclaire/status/420671915418611712

A billion!!111!!eleventy!!11!

Marie Claire followed up that tweet with this one:

http://twitter.com/#!/marieclaire/status/420672872885915648

Candace Cameron Bure is setting women back “approximately a billion years” by determining what works best for her family, but “Girls” actress Lena Dunham? #GoGirl! Predictable.

http://twitter.com/#!/BlondeNY/status/421120365218496512

Pass the barf bag and take a look at some of the other things that really “matter to women,” as determined by Marie Claire.

http://twitter.com/#!/nataliees_09/status/421288357550108672
http://twitter.com/#!/marieclaire/status/413817270549635072
http://twitter.com/#!/marieclaire/status/386225713285963776

Last but not least, a retweet of Planned Parenthood:

http://twitter.com/#!/marieclaire/status/386243216149725186

Marie Claire as an arbiter of what’s good for women? What. A. Joke.

http://twitter.com/#!/GayleBfromSoCal/status/421097982524538880
http://twitter.com/#!/hkamia/status/421076275919613952
http://twitter.com/#!/Votegoat1/status/421132246297227265
http://twitter.com/#!/blessedboymama/status/421084590229319681
http://twitter.com/#!/Mommy4Cocktails/status/421110876562018304

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/01/10/marie-claire-mag-skewered-for-absurd-jab-at-candace-cameron-bure/

David Hasselhoff shares news of his ‘death,’ tries to bond with Justin Bieber

http://twitter.com/#!/mrst43/status/425962359631642624

Another day, another celeb death hoax.

Actor/singer David Hasselhoff took to Twitter on Wednesday to share the news of his death with the train wreck known as Justin Bieber.

http://twitter.com/#!/DavidHasselhoff/status/425959036660379649

From the “report,” which includes the disclaimer “THIS STORY IS 100% FAKE!”:

Witnesses indicate that David Hasselhoff lost control of his snowboard and struck a tree at a high rate of speed.

David Hasselhoff was air lifted by ski patrol teams to a local hospital, however, it is believed that the actor died instantly from the impact of the crash.

What a coincidence! Justin Bieber recently tried to revive his reputation with a little snowboarding.

http://twitter.com/#!/justinbieber/status/425389194282668032

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But while Justin’s reputation remains a not-so-hot mess, The Hoff is still very much alive and he’s not so hooked on the feeling of meeting his demise on a spoof site.

https://twitter.com/MurphyBronagh/status/425959459819900928

Bieber and Hasselhoff shared a moment or two of quality bonding time last year when they lashed out at the media for “bs” stories.

http://twitter.com/#!/DavidHasselhoff/status/397862688316866560

Hasselhoff retweeted these tweets from Bieber.

http://twitter.com/#!/justinbieber/status/397864452306911233

For what it’s worth, Bieber’s manager loved the exchange.

http://twitter.com/#!/scooterbraun/status/397864966406946816

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/01/22/david-hasselhoff-shares-news-of-his-death-attempts-to-bond-with-justin-bieber/

‘Ugh’: Andy Levy unhappy with Chris Martin/ Jennifer Lawrence coupling

http://twitter.com/#!/JKay00/status/500379540230008832

The entertainment world was shaken when Coldplay singer Chris Martin and actress Gwyneth Paltrow mutually decided to “consciously uncouple.” News that Martin is now dating actress Jennifer Lawrence has “Red Eye” ombudsman Andy Levy saying “ugh.”

http://twitter.com/#!/andylevy/status/500379909471367169
http://twitter.com/#!/btarvin/status/500379946804846592
http://twitter.com/#!/Ugarles/status/500380230851493888
http://twitter.com/#!/DanFosterType/status/500380936127922176
http://twitter.com/#!/raindogtweets/status/500385107296149505
http://twitter.com/#!/LarryCarroll/status/500384452187791360

Let’s all keep cool heads and monitor the situation.

http://twitter.com/#!/SamValley/status/500386896451997696

 

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/08/15/ugh-if-true-andy-levy-unhappy-with-chris-martinjennifer-lawrence-conscious-coupling/

Female celebs confess to love of Hillary’s pantsuits in video

With only hours left before the Iowa caucuses, Lena Dunham is circulating a hastily shot and edited video showing a number of female celebrities reciting the line, “I’m with her,” with all the passion and persuasion of an automated answering machine routing your call to the help desk. To Dunham’s credit, we did recognize nearlyhalf of these big time celebs without peeking at the name cards.

All of these women love Hillary’s pantsuits, but what will they think of her bracelets when she’s finally indicted? A majority of Dunham’s followers are #FeelingTheBern, and display an encyclopedic knowledge of Clinton’s scandals.

Gossip monger Perez Hilton? He’s with her.

Now look what you’ve done, Dunham.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2016/02/01/lena-dunham-female-celebs-confess-to-love-of-hillarys-pantsuits-in-new-video/

Did You Know That These Celebrities Were Hiding Some Awesome Talents?

For some people, being at the top of their respective fields isn’t enough. They can’t stop there; they have to try and be the best at everything. Maybe they picked up a hobby to take their minds off of whatever talents turned them into a star, and couldn’t help but become great at that, too.

Either way, the celebrities on this list are not just actors or singers; they’re too gifted for that. Find out which of your favorite stars have hidden talents in the list below. Take a look! 

1.) Geena Davis nearly made the United States Women’s Archery team in the 2000 Summer Olympics.

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2.) Justin Bieber can put a Rubik’s Cube together in under two minutes.

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3.) Susan Sarandon is an amazing ping pong player. She even co-owns a ping pong club in New York.

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4.) Bob Barker practices karate, which he was taught by Chuck Norris.

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5.) Jason Lee used to be a professional skateboarder.

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6.) Jennifer Garner can play the saxophone really well.

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7.) Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise used to play “Speed Scrabble” together.

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8.) Ed O’Neill has a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

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9.) Bob Dylan is a talented ironworker.

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10.) Heidi Klum is a talented painter.

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11.) Miley Cyrus is a champion cheerleader.

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12.) Vanilla Ice races jet skis and motocross bikes.

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13.) Colin Farrell used to teach country line dancing.

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14.) Kevin Bacon is in a rock band with his brother Michael. They call themselves The Bacon Brothers.

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15.) Kristen Stewart is a really good juggler.

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(via FullPunch, TIME)

I almost feel bad for these celebrities. It can’t be fun to be great at more than one thing.

Oh, wait. Of course it’s totally fun.

Read more: http://viralnova.com/hidden-celebrity-talents/

Shock jock Anthony Cumia, fired from SiriusXM, deletes controversial tweets

Anthony Cumia, former co-host of “Opie & Anthony,” was fired from SiriusXM for a controversial Twitter rant, according to a tweet he posted early Friday morning. That rant has since disappeared, along with just about all of his Twitter feed, according to the .

Cumia tweeted two new photos on Saturday, but all other tweets posted after Jan. 20 have disappeared. It’s unclear if SiriusXM had anything to do with the vanishing tweets.

Cumia’s tweets , but will his career live on despite the tweets being wiped?

http://twitter.com/#!/TheBopsPops/status/485394990898499584

 

 

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/07/05/shock-jock-anthony-cumia-fired-from-siriusxm-deletes-controversial-tweets/