04:28 PM EDT 07/06/2014
Originally posted 05/12/2004 11:00AM
ANNOUNCED: Jessica Simpson, 23, will kick off her Reality Tour on June 4 in New Orleans and continue with stops across the country, including New York, Chicago and her hometown of Dallas. The gig will end Aug. 1 in Paso Robles, Calif. The concert tour will be her first since the success of her MTV series, Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica, with husband Nick Lachey.
Originally posted 05/05/2004 9:00AM
ADMITTED: Brad Pitt, 40, has claimed in interviews that he gave up smoking cigarettes in order to be at his most physically fit for Troy, which opens Friday. And on Monday's Oprah, the audience applauded wildly when Winfrey announced that the hunk had kicked the habit. But Pitt then sheepishly asked the crowd to stop clapping – and revealed that he has picked up the rotten habit again.
Originally posted 05/04/2004 9:00AM
CAST: Hollywood hunks George Clooney and Matt Damon will team for a film version of ex-spy Bob Baer's 2002 nonfiction bestseller See No Evil: The True Story of a Ground Solider in the CIA's War on Terrorism, to be directed by Stephen Gagham (Traffic), The Washington Post reports. The political thriller, which will shoot in D.C. in August, will feature Clooney, who turns 42 on Thursday, as Baer, and Damon, 33, as an oil trader.
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