Top 5 Picks: Slumdog Millionaire Wins BAFTA Awards

Top 5 Picks from Around the Web: Slumdog Millionaire Wins BAFTA Awards

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Top 5 Picks from Around the Web

Slumdog Millionaire stars1. Slumdog Millionaire producers may still be reeling from child-exploitation claims, but the rumors clearly weren’t powerful enough to stand in the way of another win! On Sunday night the phenomenal film snagged seven British Academy Film awards, including best cinematography, music and editing. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button also came out on top, earning three BAFTA awards for special visual effects, hair and makeup and production design. And wouldn’t you know it? Kate Winslet earned yet another trophy for her work in The Reader. (Los Angeles Times)

2. If you’re wondering why Chris Brown and girlfriend Rihanna were no-shows at the Grammys this weekend, a domestic dispute is to blame. TMZ confirms that Rihanna was assaulted with a deadly weapon, and all signs are pointing to Brown – who is currently under arrest. It’s amazing that he thought he could get away with it, as they were both nominated for a Grammy, both scheduled to perform, and neither showed up on Sunday. Obvious much? (TMZ)

3. Boy toy indeed! Single gal on-the-prowl Madonna is featured in the newest issue of W magazine, and so is that sexy Brazilian model of hers Jesus Luz. The supposed couple joined forced with photographer Steven Klein for a “no-holds-barred 46-page portfolio,” boasts the popular mag. Curious if Madge’s guy is a boxers or briefs man? Check out the rest of the photos here! (


4. Gwyneth Paltrow is in the doghouse for allegedly stealing the idea for her fitness-regimen site, The Weekly‘s founder Mary Kate Hearon maintains that she originally approached Paltrow with the concept of GOOP, as she was curious about her opinion. And once the starlet reviewed the proposal, she simply slapped her name on it. If she is in fact guilty, couldn’t she have stolen a cooler concept? (Celebitchy)

5. It’s been three months since her family was murdered, but Jennifer Hudson is ready to get back in the game. The singer/Academy Award winning actress will be embarking on her first solo tour on April 2. She is teaming up with R&B hotshot Robin Thicke as the two are co-headlining the incredible five-week gig. We can’t wait to hear some new material! (People)

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