05:02 PM EDT 11/19/2013
Originally posted 11/15/2013 07:30PM
Jean-Claude Van Damme was born in 1960. He is older than the current president of the United States, the Super Bowl and the nation of Fiji. And yet the Belgian action hero is still capable of physical feats that would cower a man half his age, as evidenced by his star turn in a remarkable Volvo advertisement released Wednesday.
In the ad, titled "The Epic Split," the Street Fighter star is shown straddling the mirrors of two trucks driving parallel down a closed highway. As Van Damme delivers a voiceover describing a "body crafted to perfection," the trucks slowly drift apart, until Van Damme's legs are splayed out in a perfect, 180-degree split.
Originally posted 07/09/2012 10:35AM
He's watched his older brother Brad live in the unblinking glare of fame for 25 years. Now, Doug Pitt is getting his 15 minutes – and using them to make a difference.
Doug, who runs a family computer business in southwest Missouri, is featured in a new Virgin Mobile ad campaign in Australia that has since gone viral around the world. And he's using the attention to indulge another passion – for philanthropy.
"It's a little surreal, but it's fun," Doug tells NBC's Today show of his newfound celebrity. "This whole campaign was to be tongue in cheek and to have fun. And luckily, it's hit its mark."
Originally posted 05/16/2012 10:50AM
Watch out, Einstein – George is making eyes at a new friend!
Clooney kicked off his shoes and went toes first into the sand on a beach in Malibu on Tuesday, filming what appeared to be a commercial for a mobile device.
The actor was joined by a golden retriever, and Clooney – a noted dog lover who rescued his senior cocker spaniel – seemed to really take to his costar.
Originally posted 01/30/2012 09:55AM
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