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The daily gossip: Kim Kardashian had a 'Marilyn Monroe' moment, and more
5 top pieces of celebrity gossip — from Jaden Smith's Iron Man costume to M. Night Shymalan's secret screenwriting shame
 
Our Marilyn Monroe?
Our Marilyn Monroe? Isaac Brekken/Getty Images

1. Kim Kardashian had a "Marilyn Monroe moment"
Today, in stories that give a whole new meaning to "keeping up with the Kardashians": During a walk through Beverly Hills on Wednesday, noted famous person Kim Kardashian's dress was blown up by the breeze, in what reporters immediately dubbed a "Marilyn Monroe moment" — thereby marking the first and last time anyone will compare Marilyn Monroe to Kim Kardashian.
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2. Viggo Mortensen turned down a cameo in The Hobbit
If you were one of the moviegoers who yawned your way through The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey last year, prepare yourself for more disappointment: Viggo Mortensen, who played Aragorn in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, turned down the chance at a cameo in the film. "One of the producers did ask if I would be interested," said Mortensen in an interview with The Guardian. "I said, you do know, don't you, that Aragorn isn't in The Hobbit? That there is a 60-year gap between the books?" Indeed, his presence would have completely destroyed the realism of a story about elves, dwarves, trolls, and wizards.
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3. Two and Half Men will replace Angus T. Jones with a woman
After ten seasons, it looks like Two and a Half Men will need a title change. E! Online reports that Angus T. Jones, the "half man" of the show's title — who grew into a full man at least four years ago — will be giving up his role as a regular for the sitcom's upcoming season. The report adds that Jones will be replaced by an unknown woman who will play the long-lost daughter of Charlie Sheen's character Charlie Harper. So if "female Charlie Sheen" does anything for you, be sure to tune in next year.
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4. Jaden Smith dressed as Iron Man for a date with Kylie Jenner
Step aside, Robert Downey Jr.: There's a new man in the Iron Man suit — though "Iron Boy" is probably more appropriate. In a recent outing with alleged girlfriend Kylie Jenner, After Earth star Jaden Smith wore a full-body Iron Man suit to conceal his identity from paparazzi. And also, he's 14, so why not dress up like a superhero in public before it starts to seem weird?
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5. M. Night Shyamalan ghost-wrote She's All That
You probably know M. Night Shyamalan as the director of The Sixth Sense, but in the late '90s, the writer-director was responsible for a whole different kind of horror movie. In an interview with Movies.com, Shyamalan reluctantly confessed that before The Sixth Sense made him a household name, he ghost-wrote the screenplay for the Freddie Prinze Jr. vehicle She's All That. Given Shyamalan's penchant for twist endings, we assume that "ghost-wrote" means he's been dead all along.

 
Scott Meslow is the entertainment editor and film and television critic for TheWeek.com. He has written about film and television at publications including The AtlanticPOLITICO Magazine, and Vulture.

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