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Posted at 7:41 AM ET, 01/29/2007

Morning Mix: Angelina Jolie's Mother Dies

By Liz Kelly

Greg Kinnear supports 'Little Miss Sunshine' co-star Abigail Breslin at Sunday night's SAG Awards. (AP)

Headlines: Angelina Jolie's mother dies of cancer... Helen Mirren, Forest Whitaker top SAG Awards; Julie Andrews receives lifetime achievement award... Katie Holmes won't be part of "Batman" sequel; opts for heist flick with Queen Latifah... Sacha Baron Cohen ("Borat") named one of Britain's most influential men... Paula Abdul named Woman of the Year (by Nevada Ballet Theatre)... Miss USA Tara Conner says she's an alcoholic... J.Lo says her father's been a Scientologist for 20 years... Kelly Ripa plans to get Botox injections live on TV... David Beckham pictured in cheesy Disney ad campaign... Michael Imperioli ("Sopranos") says Tae Kwon Do changed his life... Baby Spice Emma Bunton expecting her own bundle of joy... From Freddy Mercury to the Ramones, several musician biopics in the pipeline... B.B. King released from Texas hospital... "Monster Garage" host Jesse James fined for violating air quality laws... Rapper Young Buck arrested in Nashville on driving violation warrant... Fugitive found with Crystal Gayle's tour bus.


Rumor Mill: George Clooney denies date with Pamela Anderson... Paris Hilton will sue to shut down revealing Web site; or is Hilton actually profiting from the site... Supermodel dumps Leonardo DiCaprio... Eddie Murphy skips London "Dreamgirls" premiere to avoid running into Scary Spice Mel B... Fellow rehabbers say Lindsay Lohan treats treatment like a hotel (More celeb rehabs)... Pete Townshend tells British paper his dogs talk to him.

By Liz Kelly  | January 29, 2007; 7:41 AM ET
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Check the imdb listing for Marcheline Bertrand. Three roles in her almost-57 years of life -- "girl," "girl in Jeep," and "Connie" on one episode of "Ironsides."

When someone is described in an obit as an actress, I'd expect to see a bit more than that. I'm not trying to be mean (no, really, I'm not), but this is amazing to me. Does this mean she's done nothing at all in any field since her seminal role as "girl" back in 1983, so rather than describe her as "chronically unemployed" or "incredibly lazy," someone decided to go back to her last gainful employment and call her an actress?

In fairness, imdb also lists her "executive producer" on a 2005 movie, but since her son and daughter were also executive producers on that one....

Posted by: Picky | January 29, 2007 9:28 AM | Report abuse

Of course Katie Holmes isn't doing Dark Knight...it might interfere with the Battlefield Earth sequel...

Posted by: Chasmosaur | January 29, 2007 9:52 AM | Report abuse

Funny, were it not for the fact that Katie is married to the Scientology Jesus, her not appearing in the next Batman film wouldn't be newsworthy at all.

Posted by: BF | January 29, 2007 10:22 AM | Report abuse

BF is right - after all, there's nothing in Marcheline Bertrand's obit that says *she* isn't appearing in the next Batman film either.

Posted by: byoolin | January 29, 2007 10:28 AM | Report abuse

MEEEEE----OWWWWW! Snarkier than usual, even for a Monday.

Changing the subject, I think Abigail Breslin is adorable, Becks should stick to soccer and I can't wait to hear what RoO'Do has to say about Kelly Ripa getting Botox live.

Posted by: b | January 29, 2007 10:34 AM | Report abuse

Do you suppose Jolie was chilly with Ryan Seacrest b/c of her mom?

Posted by: golden globes? | January 29, 2007 11:16 AM | Report abuse

Funny that Emma Bunton's baby news came out right after I bought her "Free Me" CD...I was thinking about making babies with her too.

Posted by: 23112 | January 29, 2007 11:21 AM | Report abuse

Please spell his name correctly: Freddie Mercury.

Posted by: Ready Freddie | January 29, 2007 12:17 PM | Report abuse

I think Angelina Jolie was "chilly" to Seacrest b/c he's an idiot and made the interview more about him and his boring, predictable questions. How is that guy even famous or employed for that matter? I dont get it.

Posted by: McB | January 29, 2007 12:21 PM | Report abuse

Picky, your comment is completely disgraceful. A single mom raising 2 kids (especially if 1 of them is angelina jolie) is hardly lazy. You have insulted not only MB, but millions of other stay-at-home moms as well.

P.S. For the record, I'm a working mom with boundless respect and admiration for single moms, stay-at-home moms, and all kinds of moms!

Posted by: Lola | January 29, 2007 12:56 PM | Report abuse

I wonder why they failed to mention Scary Spice's impending baby when discussing the other Spice Girls' children.

Posted by: MC | January 29, 2007 1:01 PM | Report abuse

Marcheline Bertrand was a model. That's what she was famous for.

Posted by: Duh | January 29, 2007 1:33 PM | Report abuse

Do you suppose Jolie was chilly with Ryan Seacrest b/c of her mom?

No she is a b---- and she also believes in karma, so on saturday she got some bad karma.

Posted by: Anonymous | January 29, 2007 4:44 PM | Report abuse

Is it just me, or does Breslin look eerily like Jodie Foster in that photo?

Posted by: Kate | January 30, 2007 6:24 PM | Report abuse

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Posted by: Crad | February 15, 2007 10:50 PM | Report abuse

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