'The worst rutting in movie history'

WTF: Weekly trivia file

  • Noel Fielding is going to use tales of his parents taking acid in his stand-up. He said: ‘They’ve got loads of stories. Some of the best. So I’m going to use them, mainly of them doing acid in the Seventies. They had loads of parties.’

  • Russell Brand said he laid back and thought of England during sex scenes in his new movie Forgetting Sarah Marshall. He said: ‘I was very nervous because you're surrounded by burly teamsters and intimidating men. Your attitude toward your own genitalia dramatically changes. Also, the male genitalia is not an organ that responds particularly well to lights and focus. They made me wear flesh-colored pants to cover my genitalia. They compromised my dignity but I'm expected to perform sex acts. I didn't want to let down my nation, which is England, so I thought that it was very important that I looked sexually dexterous. I must say that [co-star] Kristen [Bell] was incredibly patient and tolerant as she bore some of the worst rutting that I can recall seeing in a film.

  • Chris Rock’s mum, Rose, has written a book about how to bring up children. And she should know. As well as the comedian, she mothered nine other biological children and 17 foster children – a total of 27.

  • Kate Hudson has a crush on Ricky Gervais,saying:‘I need somebody who is funny on the spot. That witty thing makes me crazy. It’s the most attractive thing.Ricky comes out at the Baftas and he starts making jokes. There is nothing more attractive to me than that. That guy was out there making that whole place laugh, and he’s so self-deprecating and so funny. It’s amazing to watch.’

  • Gavin and Stacey stars Matthew Horne and James Corden were apparently given a list of people they weren’t allowed to insult when hosting the NME awards, including Danny Dyer, Farris Rotter and Kelly Osbourne.

  • Touts are selling tickets to Jimmy Carr’s gig in Inverness online for £81 – even though the theatre box office still has plenty on sale at a quarter of that price.

  • Eddie Izzard has revealed that he was almost arrested in Yemen last year, when he was mistaken to a terrorist. He was returning to the country where he was born (his parents moved back to Britain when he was one) for the first time, so decided to film his arrival for posterity – but the camera got him into trouble. Izzard said: ‘This plain-clothed Arabic guy started yelling at me. I said, “Tourist, tourist, tourist,'” which is the wrong thing to say - because it sounds like “terrorist”.’

  • Lily Allen tried to sneak into the gent’s toilets at London's Dolce nightclub with Noel Fielding, at the party following his Teenage Cancer Trust gig.

SOURCES: The Sun, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Blackvoices.com, Heart 106.2, Holy Moly, Highland News, ContactMusic LondonLite, Opie & Anthony (XM Satellite radio)

Published: 11 Apr 2008

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