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Hasidic Jew Actor Leaves The Business After Death Threats

Sunday, March 16th, 2008

Hasidic Jew Leaves The Business After Death Threats

New York Daily News just reported that Hasidic Jew actor Abe Karpen has droped out of the film New York, I Love You after receiving repeated death threats from his community. Karpen, who was already working on the film as Natalie Portman’s husband, was forced to leave the city and to go into hiding because the backlash from the film was so intense. Karpen is married with three children and works as a kitchen cabinet maker, but couldn’t resist when the opportunity came to star in a movie alongside A-list actress Natalie Portman. Before he fled the city he did give this statement:

“It’s not acceptable in my community,” he said of acting. “It’s a lot of pressure I am getting. They [the rabbis] didn’t like the idea of a Hasidic guy playing in Hollywood. I have my kids in religious schools and the rabbi called me over yesterday and said in order for me to keep my kids in the school I have to do what they tell me and back out.”

A friend of his Levi Okunov also gave a statement, “The community wants to kill him.”

Don’t you just feel bad for the guy, he didn’t even get his 15 min. It was more like 5!

On Location: Natalie Portman is Jewish?

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On Location: Natalie Portman is Jewish?

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008

On Location: Natalie Portman is Jewish?

Natalie Portman is teaming up with Scarlett Johansson again to shoot New York, I Love You. Seems like that the two have been bff lately since shooting their last movie The Other Boleyn Girl. In this flick, however, Natalie will be playing a young Jewish wife. Her story is only one of five different short films about the universal theme of finding love in New York City; in other words an Oscar worthy version of Sex and the City. But Natalie and Scarlet aren’t the only ones shining in this film. Elijah Wood, Nick Nolte and Kevin Bacon will also help make up this all-star cast.

On Location:Natalie Portman is Jewish?

On Location:Natalie Portman is Jewish? On Location:Natalie Portman is Jewish? On Location:Natalie Portman is Jewish? On Location: Natalie Portman is Jewish?

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Bruce Willis Out In New York

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

Bruce Willis at The Waverly

Our New York photogs had a busy night last night. They ran into Bruce Willis as he entered The Waverly Inn alone. It’s unusual for me to see Bruce smile for photogs. I’m used to seeing him hurling water and cursing us out! I guess he’s getting too old for that sh*t. Heh-heh. See what I did there?

Bruce Willis at The Waverly

Bruce Willis at The Waverly

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Matthew Broderick Takes His Dog For A Walk

Sunday, January 27th, 2008

Matthew Broderick takes the dog for a walk… insert punchline here

I can hear the snickers already. Yes, he is walking an actual dog, not his wife. Grow up people! Check out some pics of Mr. Sarah Jessica Parker walking his tiny dog in New York on Sunday. I really don’t know what’s up with those green pants either.

Matthew Broderick takes the dog for a walk… insert punchline here

Check out more pics of Matthew after the jump.

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Lindsay And Ariva In New York

Saturday, January 26th, 2008

Lindsay Lohan leaving the Village restaraunt Di’Salvano’s in New York

After weeks of being photographed with boxes of the nicotine gum Ariva, sources tell JFX that Lindsay is set to fully endorse the gum. Lindsay arrived in New York yesterday to film her first commercial for the anti-smoking gum and, from how Lindsay is holding the box, to be prominently photographed with it. We caught up with the LiLo as she was leaving Di’Salvano’s in the Village earlier tonight looking sexy and confident proudly displaying her box of Ariva gum!

 

Lindsay Lohan leaving the Village restaraunt Di’Salvano’s in New York

Lindsay Lohan leaving the Village restaraunt Di’Salvano’s in New York

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