Friday, April 24, 2009
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'The Rachel Zoe Project' jumps the pond
NEW YORK - Put your resumes back where you got them, all you would-be fashionistas. Despite online rumors, Rachel Zoe hasn't posted an ad on Craigslist looking for a new assistant.
'That's the most ridiculous thing I've ever heard,' the celebrity stylist said Thursday in an interview. 'I would never do that. I have a full staff and about five interns right now.'
Zoe's TV show is going strong, too. And viewers in the United Kingdom will soon get a glimpse into Zoe's chaotic, stressful, but always fashionable life when 'The Rachel Zoe Project' arrives on the Really lifestyle channel beginning May 19. It will air every night at 11 p.m.
Ashley Judd urges Congress to fight global warming
WASHINGTON - Actress Ashley Judd and TV personality Jeff Corwin are urging Congress to spend $7 billion a year to help safeguard America's wildlife from the impact of global warming.
Judd is a longtime environmental activist. The actress told a House subcommittee on Thursday that climate legislation should not just address the causes of global warming, but also the effects already being seen on the ground.
Judd said evidence of global warming is already being felt on her farm in Tennessee.
'Shrek' set to launch national tour in June of next year
NEW YORK - 'Shrek the Musical' is set to trek.
Producer Bill Damaschke said the show based on the hit DreamWorks animated film will launch its national tour in June 2010 at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts, Oriental Theatre in Chicago. No casting was announced.
The musical features book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire and music by Jeanine Tesori. The Broadway production stars Brian d'Arcy James as the cantankerous green ogre. It is playing at the Broadway Theatre.