Will the Clinton Library have a Beatles wing?
The former president was sometimes compared to Elvis Presley — but it looks like the Fab Four will be on display at the soon-to-be-opened library. Louise Harrison, the sister of the late Beatle George Harrison, recently visited Little Rock, Ark. to donate Beatles goodies to the Clinton Library, which will open next month.
She then attended a screening of “Fahrenheit 911” at the University of Arkansas in Conway where Michael Moore was screening the flick. Moore says Harrison also spoke out against the war in Iraq.
“[T]he Clinton people had brought her out to Conway to see the show,” Moore wrote on “Near the end I asked her if she would like to come up on the stage and say a few words and she did. She spoke of the senselessness of this war and said that war is never a solution, only a means to more suffering. It was moving and eloquent and you coulda heard a pin drop.”
“Ms. Harrison was in town, and we have had discussions with her regarding donations,” Skip Rutherford of the Clinton Library told The Scoop. “Any formal announcements will have to come from Ms. Harrison.”
He did, however, add that Harrison “is a lovely lady” who plans to attend the opening of the Library on November 18. Harrison couldn’t be reached for comment.
Tripping over her words
Does Gisele have trouble with her native language? The Brazilian model seems to have spent so much time abroad that she now struggles with Portuguese.
In the new flick, “Taxi,” Gisele plays a bank robber — and the film is not getting rave reviews in Brazil.
“The reviews here are saying that Gisele isn’t convincing even in Portuguese,” reports our source in Brazil. “It’s [said] that she stumbles on her own mother tongue on the film. . . . The scene where she plans a robber speaking Portuguese is absolutely incomprehensible to anyone who speaks the language.”
Giselle is apparently much smoother in English, says our source, who charitably adds, that the film’s car chase scenes are exciting.
Notes from all over
Sounds like Angelina Jolie doesn’t love her Oscar. “My Oscar is with my mom. I haven’t seen it since day one,” Jolie — who won the award for her performance in “Girl Interrupted” — told the London Mirror. “I was going to sell it off once for a charity, but I got talked out of it. I still might do it.” . . . Jennifer Crisafulli, who got fired from “The Apprentice” after she called two women “old Jewish fat ladies,” found out that she lost her day job as a real estate saleswoman when she got a call from a reporter at the New York Post seeking comment. . . . Billy Bob Thornton says he has a diverse fan base. “I have guys who never particularly liked my movies until ‘Bad Santa’ and now I'm like God to them,” Thornton told DarkHorizons.com. “And since ‘Monsters Ball’ I’m every black guy in America’s hero, you know what I mean? I can't go through the airport without, without at least one security guy saying ‘Billy Bob. Hey man. Halle, Halle Berry, man’ and I'm like ‘That’s right!’ It’s like I got a whole new fan base and with ‘Bad Santa.’ Every a--hole in the world loves me, right?”
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