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Brad Pitt says he's quit drinking since Angelina Jolie split
Brad Pitt has quit drinking since his highly publicized split from Angelina Jolie.

The 53-year-old actor said in the summer issue of GQ Style that he stopped drinking and started therapy after Jolie filed for divorce last fall.

"I do remember a few spots along the road where I've become absolutely tired of myself. And this is a big one," Pitt told the magazine. "These moments have always been a huge generator for change. And I'm quite grateful for it."

"I can't remember a day since I got out of college when I wasn't boozing or had a spliff, or something. Something," he said. "And you realize that a lot of it is, umm -- cigarettes, you know, pacifiers. And I'm running from feelings."

"I'm really, really happy to be done with all of that," Pitt said. "I mean I stopped everything except boozing when I started my family. But even this last year, you know -- things I wasn't dealing with. I was boozing too much. It's just become a problem. And I'm really happy it's been half a year now."

Pitt said he "went through two therapists to get to the right one," but is using therapy to examine his "weakness and failures" and implement positive change. He said he was a "professional" drinker when he quit alcohol.

"I had to step away for a minute. And truthfully I could drink a Russian under the table with his own vodka. I was a professional. I was good," he said. "Don't want to live that way anymore."

Pitt and Jolie, who share six children, split in September after two years of marriage and a decade together. Jolie filed for divorce after she said Pitt had an altercation with their son Maddox on an airplane, although the actor was later cleared by the FBI of any criminal behavior.

"The FBI has conducted a review of the circumstances and will not pursue further investigation. No charges have been filed in this matter," an FBI representative said in November.


Princess Diana documentary to include interviews with her sons
A documentary celebrating the life and work of Diana, princess of Wales -- who died in a Paris car crash 20 years ago this summer -- is to air on ITV in Britain and HBO in the United States.

Made by Oxford Film and Television, producers of ITV's Our Queen at 90, the film will feature interviews with Diana's sons, Princes William and Harry.

"This new ITV film will offer viewers a fresh and revealing insight into Princess Diana through the personal and intimate reflections of her two sons and of her friends and family, many of whom have never spoken before, to bring together a definitive portrait of a unique person who touched the lives of millions," Jo Clinton-Davis, ITV's controller of factual programs, said in a statement Tuesday.

"This film will show Princess Diana in a way she has never been seen before, through the eyes of the two people who knew her best," added Nick Kent, an executive producer at Oxford Film and Television.


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"After all of that worrying about taking my clothes off, it didn't even affect me in the least, seeing myself naked."
--Andie MacDowell, on filming her first nude scene at age 59, to The Hollywood Reporter



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Which comedian's dad cried upon meeting Goldie Hawn?


Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell start filming 'Bad Moms Christmas'
Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn have begun work in Georgia on A Bad Moms Christmas, the sequel to 2016's Bad Moms.

Set for release Nov. 3, the comedy reunites the actresses with their Bad Moms writers/directors Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, producer Suzanne Todd and executive producers Bill Block and Mark Kamine.

Joining the cast this time around are Cheryl Hines, Christine Baranski, Susan Sarandon, Peter Gallagher and Justin Hartley.

"Jon and Scott's hilarious premise for A Bad Moms Christmas will not only let fans continue their laugh-out-loud love affair with Mila, Kristen and Kathryn's relatable antics, but adding Peter, Justin, Cheryl, Christine and Susan, and the holidays to the equation is more than we could have hoped for as we continue this important franchise for STX Entertainment," Adam Fogelson, chairman of STXfilms, said in a statement Tuesday.


Adam Lambert finds touring with Queen 'enlightening'
Adam Lambert says he is learning a lot -- and not just about music -- from his super-smart Queen bandmates Brian May and Roger Taylor.

"I heard through the grapevine, 'Oh, they are very intelligent.' Everyone goes, 'Brian May has a doctorate. He is a real genius with space and astronomy.' And things like that and Roger also has a doctorate, so they are very intelligent, which can be very intimidating sometimes," Lambert, 35, told reporters during a roundtable interview in New York on Monday. "They read books and books and books, and they know things that I don't care about. Like politics. But being with them and having conversations about various topics has been enlightening. I learn a lot. It's great. It's the college I didn't go to. Queen College.

"And, at Queen College, there's a couple of things I've taught them, too, or continue to teach them," he laughed.

Best known for their songs "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Somebody to Love," "We Are the Champions" and "Under Pressure," Queen was formed in 1970.

Lambert said that even after four years he hasn't gotten over the thrill of taking over for former lead singer, Freddie Mercury, who died in 1991 at age 45.

"It's still such an honor to be standing in for Freddie, who is a big hero of mine. In the beginning, it was sort of daunting because I knew that fans would be sensitive about it," Lambert said. "I didn't know if they would accept me doing it and I'm really lucky that things have worked out the way they have. And one of the things we discovered early on was just talk to the audience about it. I'm one of them. I'm a fan and, so, I get to be onstage sort of as one of them, which is sort of an abstract idea, but I think that when they get it, they're like, 'Oh, yeah.' So, that's been really cool. The shows have been amazing. We've gone all around the world."

Lambert's current tour with Queen will continue in North America through August.


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Which comedian's dad cried upon meeting Goldie Hawn?

Amy Schumer's dad cried tears of joy upon meeting Goldie Hawn this week.

The 35-year-old actress introduced dad Gordon Schumer to Hawn, "the love of his life," at his assisted living facility Tuesday.

"My dad meeting the love of his life @officialgoldiehawn," she captioned a video of the sweet moment on Instagram.

Amy Schumer, who co-stars with Hawn in the new movie Snatched, later discussed her dad with Entertainment Tonight at the film's New York premiere. Gordon Schumer was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis when she was 12 years old.

"He has just loved her forever," the star shared. "In the assisted living place where he lives, he has her picture over his bed. Our whole family loves Goldie, but he's just been looking forward to meeting her for so long. It was really beautiful to see them meet."

"Now he thinks I've finally made it," she joked. "He's like, 'You know Goldie Hawn?'"

Snatched stars Amy Schumer and Hawn as a daughter and mother kidnapped on a trip to South America, and opens in theaters May 12. Amy Schumer previously opened up about her dad's MS battle in an interview with Barbara Walters in 2015.

"He's not good," she confessed. "Some days he's really good and he's with it and we're joking around. And some days I go to visit my dad and it's so painful. I can't believe it."

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