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14 ALWATAN DAILY ENTERTAINMENT MONDAY, JULY 12, 2010 Song Of The Day ‘Scared’ Lindsay Lohan plans to appeal jail term LOS ANGELES: Lindsay Lohan is was streamed live on celebrity news site “scared to death” about going to jail, and is TMZ.com. TV industry paper Broadcasting planning to appeal her 90-day sentence with & Cable said that 2.3 million people watched a new lawyer, her mother Dina Lohan said Tuesday’s hearing on TMZ.com - a bigger au- in an interview. dience than some TV shows command. “She’s a fighter, and until the final result “It’s very difficult, we’re not sleeping - we’re not giving up,” Dina Lohan told ce- well, we’re not functioning. We cry a lot lebrity news television show Entertainment and we hug a lot. She’s petrified, we all are. Tonight in an interview to be broadcast on We’re angry. We’re disappointed in the sys- Friday. tem,” Dina Lohan said. “Lindsay’s scared to “I think it’s time we get another attorney death.” just to see it from another light and do dam- Asked if her daughter could survive jail, age control,” she added, saying her daughter she said; “You know, she’s strong, but until hoped to file an appeal. someone faces something as devastating as The Mean Girls actress is due to start her that ... we’re going to have to see ... God will- three-month jail term on July 20. She was ing it won’t happen.” ordered to jail by a Beverly Hills judge who Dina Lohan said she and Lindsay were ruled on Tuesday that Lohan, 24, had vio- spending hours researching case law. lated her probation for a 2007 drunk driving Lindsay Lohan sent out a stream of mes- and cocaine possession case because she had sages on her Twitter account earlier this week failed to attend weekly alcohol education citing articles in the United Nations Human Fahad AlSabah classes imposed by the court. Rights declaration regarding torture, cruel, Staff Writer Lohan’s lawyer abruptly quit on Thurs- inhuman and degrading punishments. Lohan day, hours after issuing a statement calling rose to fame as a child actress in “The Parent Song: King of Anything the sentence “harsh and unfair” but stating FILE - Lindsay Lohan is seen during the first court hearing. Lohan is ‘scared to death’ Trap” and later movies like “Freaky Friday” Artist: Sara Bareilles that Lohan was prepared to serve her jail about going to jail, and is planning to appeal her 90-day sentence with a new lawyer established her as one of Hollywood’s most Album: King of Anything - Single time and comply with the court’s orders.” promising young actresses. Genre: Pop/Folk Lawyer Shawn Chapman Holley did not “I feel like Shawn, Lindsay’s attorney, ten witnesses. We didn’t get a shot. We didn’t But her career has spiraled downward In short: Sara Bareilles burst into stardom after the sensa- give a reason for leaving, but Dina Lohan should have stood up (in court on Tuesday) get a shot at fairness,” Dina Lohan said. since 2007, when she made three trips to tional 2007 hit “Love Song”, and it looks like she’s set to suggested Lohan’s team was unhappy with and said, ‘Listen, I didn’t know you were go- Lohan was stunned by the sentence, rehab and spent 84 minutes in jail on the repeat the feat with “King of Anything”, the lead single from Holley’s handling of the case. ing to have witnesses.’ We would have had breaking into sobs in court in a hearing that drunk driving offense. -Reuters her upcoming sophomore album, Kaleidoscope Heart. As India cracks down, Martin To listen to the song visit www.alwatandaily.com E-mail your feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org Maoists star in books, movies Lawrence ties the knot Carrie Underwood MUMBAI: They have been called India’s Booker Prize winner Arundhati Roy has marries hockey biggest enemy, but Maoist rebels are also the been accused of romanticising the rebels and unlikely subjects of a recent rash of movies and their cause for her impassioned 32-page essay books that some say are romanticizing the rebels earlier this year, which has sparked heated de- and their cause. bate. player Mike Fisher The four-decade-old Maoist insurgency and its effect on the common man are the focus of a new Bollywood film Red Alert, which tells the Recent books including Satnam’s Jangal- nama: Travels in a Maoist Guerrilla Zone and Sudeep Chakravarti’s Red Sun: Travels in a Nax- story of a poor laborer who gets caught in the alite Country have been termed empathetic. fight between the rebels and law-enforcement “We have to remember the Maoist move- agencies. ment started off among intellectuals and the ed- The laborer, played by popular actor Suniel ucated middle class,” said Mahadevan, referring Shetty, joins the rebels first as a cook and then to the initial support in West Bengal state. receives weapons training before he gets disillu- “We shouldn’t be surprised that there is sioned and finds leaving them is not easy. some amount of intellectual support (now),” The film, which releases in India on Friday, he said. Red Alert is not the first film to shine a features well-known actors Naseeruddin Shah, spotlight on the insurgency, which has won sup- Sameera Reddy and Gulshan Grover and is port among millions of tribal and lower caste based, the promotions say, on a real life story, people who claim neglect and exploitation by “culled straight from today’s torrid headlines.” the state and big corporations in some of the “Every line is something that has actually most mineral-rich land. been said by those involved with the struggle, Sudhir Mishra’s award-winning Hazaaron whether it is police officers, villagers or Maoists Khwaishein Aisi (A Thousand Desires) and themselves,” director Ananth Mahadevan said. Govind Nihalani’s Hazaar Chaurasi ki Maa The film does not take a stand, Mahadevan (Mother of No. 1,084) are also Maoist tales. said, it only highlights the conflict facing the It is natural the Maoist movement is find- poor who have few choices. ing space in the popular media now, said Anjali “My film is neither for the cause nor against Monteiro, a professor at the Centre for Media it. I am merely reporting facts as they are. This is and Cultural Studies in Mumbai, given the in- not a black and white situation, and as even the creased offensive by the government that activ- home minister has admitted, this is a develop- ists and human rights groups have criticized as mental problem, and my film reflects that,” he being excessive. said. “It is affecting large sections of people and The Maoist movement, which Indian Prime is in the news everyday. In fact, one would’ve Minister Manmohan Singh has described as In- actually expected to see more.” FILE - Shamicka Gibbs (left) and Martin Lawrence tied the knot on Saturday. dia’s biggest security threat, is active in a third of “Some of these portrayals tend to be sim- the country, largely in poor, rural areas. plistic - the poor underdogs taking on the LOS ANGELES: Martin Lawrence and his longtime girlfriend, Shamicka Gibbs, Thousands have been killed in the move- mighty state or the evil corporation. But it is still were married in an intimate wedding on Saturday at the actor’s home in Beverly Hills, ment, which began as a peasant revolt in eastern important for these narratives to enter the pub- a People’s reporter confirmed. India in 1967. The rebels say they are fighting for lic discourse through popular media,” she said. Lawrence, 45, and Gibbs, 35, exchanged Christian vows in the backyard in front of the rights of the poor and the disenfranchised. -Reuters 120 guests, including Eddie Murphy and Denzel Washington. Their daughters Lyana, 9, and Ameria, 7, and Lawrence’s daughter Jasmine, 14, from a previous marriage were flower girls. After the ceremony, the newlyweds joined their guests under a tent for a reception. John Krasinski Marries Emily Blunt For the family-style celebration, event designer Diann Valentine arranged for two long tables in the shape of an “X” for all the guests to sit together. The four-course sit-down dinner, catered by Tres LA, included salad, crab cakes and salmon, Lawrence’s favorite dish. The four-tiered wedding cake was by Rosebud Cakes LOS ANGELES: The actors who play Pam and Jim on The Office are now married in real life in Beverly Hills. - just not to each other. A week after Jenna Fischer tied the knot, her on-screen husband John “They wanted an intimate celebration,” says a source. “This wedding was all about FILE - Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher arrives at the Krasinski wed actress Emily Blunt on Saturday in a private ceremony, their reps told People. family. Grammy Awards in this Jan. 31, 2010 file photo taken in Krasinski, 30, and Blunt, 27, began dating in 2008 and were engaged in August 2009. Lawrence was last seen in this year’s comedy Death at a Funeral. He recently Los Angeles. (AP) wrapped Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son. ATLANTA: Grammy-winning country singer Carrie Un- derwood has married NHL player Mike Fisher at a resort in Georgia. “Yes, Mike and Carrie are married,” Underwood’s publicist Jessie Schmidt said in an e-mail to The Associated Press early Sunday. The wedding took place Saturday at the Samantha Ronson Usher to sing in Chinese in China debut defends Lindsay Lohan Reynolds Plantation resort in Greensboro, Ga. Underwood, 27, rose to fame after winning the fourth season of “Ameri- can Idol.” Fisher, 30, is a forward for the Ottawa Senators. No details on where Underwood and Fisher will spend their against Joan Rivers honeymoon have been released. -AP LOS ANGELES: Lindsay Lohan’s ex, People. Tori Spelling: Samantha Ronson, has kept quiet on her former girlfriend’s looming jail sentence - until Joan Rivers got involved, reported On Friday, the sharp-tongued Rivers took to her Twitter to slam Lohan in a se- ries of scathing Tweets. American R&B and pop Dean McDermott’s ”Lindsay Lohan is so dumb. Her idea of being sworn in is cursing at the judge,” wrote Rivers, in reference to the star’s singer Usher Raymond, accident hard on kids waves upon four-letter-word manicure. his arrival She also slammed Lohan’s well-doc- for a media umented partying - “I was just reading conference in LOS ANGELES: Tori Spelling says husband Dean Mc- about the new Lindsay Lohan diet, which Beijing, China, Dermott isn’t the only one recovering from his motorcycle is all liquid. 80 proof” - and referenced Saturday, July accident, reported people’s. the judge who delivered her 90-day sen- 10, 2010. (AP) Since McDermott, 43, has been home from the hospital, tence. “Lindsay Lohan had ‘F-ck you’ children Liam, 3, and Stella, 2, are having to adjust to seeing painted on her nails. What people don’t BEIJING: Usher will sing in Chinese, briefly, China because he knows there’s an audience for their injured father, who is healing from a punctured lung. know is that the judge had ‘Eat me you during his China debut concert Sunday in Bei- him. He arrived in Beijing from Manila. “It’s hard,” Spelling, 37, told People at Dairy Queen’s party skank,’ painted on hers.” jing. He said he found while audiences in the Unit- Turn Blizzards Into Smiles event Friday in Los Angeles. “It’s Several hours later, Ronson got in on Usher will sing one of Asian pop sensation ed States sing along as loud as they can, a crowd hard because Liam’s a daddy’s boy, so he wants Dean to pick the Tweeting to defend Lohan. Wang Lihong’s songs in Chinese, Wang told a in Asia can be more quiet out of respect for the him up and we have to explain that daddy’s sick, that he’s “Hey Joan Rivers,” she wrote. “You joint press conference Saturday night, and the singer. hurt, so he can’t get up.” have collagen older than Lindsay, pick on two will also sing Usher’s No. 1 “OMG.” Usher’s is the first big foreign concert tour to Spelling also says there’s no way to predict how long be- someone your own age, oh wait I guess “I wanted to make a great impression, so I perform in China this year. fore her husband is back to normal until he begins rehab. people that old can’t hear.” wanted to do something very special,” Usher Next month, he is releasing eight new songs “[Dean] gets up for a short walk every day, but it’s hard for Early Saturday morning, Lohan re- said. “After hearing (Wang’s) music, I wanted to on a new disc, “Versus.” The songs will also be re- him.” Tweeted the message and wrote to her ex, collaborate with him.” leased on a special deluxe version of “Raymond “thank you.;)” The American recording artist said he came to V. Raymond,” which was released in March. -AP
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