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Swift's pals don't trust Harris

Taylor Swift's friends "don't trust" Calvin Harris.

The 'Bad Blood' hitmaker's pals are reportedly worried about the record producer's closeness with one of Taylor's best friend Gigi Hadid.

A source told US' OK! magazine: "Calvin has shown a sudden interest in Gigi. Taylor's friends started to notice that he was pursuing a friendship with her.

"They don't trust him, but they're trying to support Taylor because they know how much she's in love with him.

"Calvin has been liking Gigi's pictures and her selfies on Instagram the minute they're posted.

The 25-year-old singer is believed to have confronted Calvin about his and the 20-year-old model's growing friendship, where he said he was just texting her about a "major role in his music video", something he is "really excited about."

Meanwhile, a source previously claimed Taylor and Calvin - who were recently named the highest-paid celebrity couple - had an "undeniable connection".

They said: "Taylor and Calvin are into each other in a big way. It's early days but there's an undeniable connection between them and they've been texting pretty much every day.

"They had a lot of fun in Las Vegas and she especially enjoyed hanging out after the show. Taylor has told friends she can't get him out of her head. Everyone thinks this could have serious potential."





KAS 2015/16 season

The Kelowna Actors Studio is happy to announce it’s 20015/16 season. 

Jesus Christ Superstar
Oct 14 - 31, 2015
A global phenomenon that has wowed audiences for over 40 years, Jesus Christ Superstar is a timeless work set against the backdrop of an extraordinary and universally known series of events but seen through the eyes of Judas Iscariot. Jesus' meteor-like rise in renown provides, as the title suggests, a parallel to contemporary celebrity worship. As his radical teachings are evermore embraced, Judas increasingly questions the enlightened motives of this new prophet, resulting in betrayal. 

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
December 2 - 20, 2015
Take a fantastic musical adventure with an out-of-this-world car that flies through the air and sails the seas. Based on the beloved 1968 film version of Ian Fleming's children's book, and featuring an unforgettable score by the Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, is one family-friendly blockbuster that audiences will find "Truly Scrumptious". An eccentric inventor, Caractacus Potts sets about restoring an old race car from a scrap heap with the help of his children Jeremy and Jemima. 

All Shook Up
February 10 - 27, 2016
Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. It's 1955, and into a square little town in a square little state rides a guitar-playing roustabout who changes everything and everyone he meets in this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy that'll have you jumpin' out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as "Heartbreak Hotel," "Jailhouse Rock," and "Don't Be Cruel."

Jekyll & Hyde - The Musical
April 6 - 23, 2016
Murder and chaos are pitted against love and virtue in this sweeping gothic musical. The epic struggle comes to life on stage in the musical phenomenon, Jekyll & Hyde. An evocative tale of two men – one a doctor, passionate and romantic – the other, a terrifying madman; and two women - one, beautiful and trusting –the other, beautiful and trusting only herself. Both women in love with the same man. Both unaware of his dark secret. 

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
May 25 - June 11, 2016
George and his wife, Martha, have just returned home, drunk from a Saturday night party. Martha announces, amidst general profanity, that she has invited a young couple—an opportunistic new professor at the college and his shatteringly naïve new bride—to stop by for a nightcap. When they arrive the charade begins. The drinks flow and suddenly inhibitions melt. George and Martha's inhuman bitterness toward one another is provoked by the enormous personal sadness that they have pledged to keep to themselves.

Mary Poppins
July 28 - August 6, 2016
Presented at the Kelowna Community Theatre
Everyone's favourite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure. The jack-of-all trades, Bert, introduces us to England in 1910 and the troubled Banks family. Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family how to value each other again. 



Nick Jonas moving on

Nick Jonas is "trying to move on".

The 'Jealous' hitmaker - who split from Olivia Culpo last month - is reportedly desperate to leave the past in the past but is being bombarded with texts from his ex.

A source told OK! magazine: "She's been trying to text him and trying to see if that will mend their relationship and he's not having it. He's trying to move on."

Meanwhile, the 22-year-old singer recently opened up about his split from the former Miss Universe contestant, insisting the pair had "a great two years".

He shared: "I wish the best for her in the future and we had a great two years."

When asked about his dating future, he added: "I don't know, it's too early. I'm focused on my work and that, to me, is the priority right now."

A source previously claimed it was the long distance which caused the breakdown of Nick and Olivia's relationship.

They said: "This has been a sensitive matter and both of them still love and care about each other and only want the best for one another.

"The long distance and ups and downs have been weighing on the two of them lately and it has not been easy but they know this is the best decision for them at this time."





Madison wants revenge

Kendra Wilkinson thinks Holly Madison wants "real revenge" on Hugh Hefner.

The 'Kendra on Top' star finds the comments made about the 89-year-old magazine publisher by the former Playboy model in her new memoir, 'Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bunny,' "pretty sad".

The 30-year-old beauty told PEOPLE magazine: "My intention was to tell my story.

"It's pretty sad. It makes you question the timing, and it makes you wonder, 'Wow, she wants real revenge.' At the end of the day, true colours shine."

Meanwhile, the 35-year-old star previously admitted she "spent too many years" being afraid of Hugh.

She said: "I won't let myself be afraid of him. I spent too many years like that.

"[Hef] has no mental or emotional power over me anymore. I walked away from that seven years ago [when I left the mansion]. He is completely out of my life now."

However, Hugh has strongly denied the comments made against him.

In a statement, he said: "Over the course of my life I've had more than my fair share of romantic relationships with wonderful women," the Playboy founder told Us. "Many moved on to live happy, healthy, and productive lives, and I'm pleased to say remain dear friends today. Sadly, there are a few who have chosen to rewrite history in an attempt to stay in the spotlight. I guess, as the old saying goes: You can't win 'em all!"



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Rita Ora 'losing the plot'

Rita Ora feels like she's "losing the plot".

The 24-year-old singer revealed she always feels like she's on the brink of going mad but insisted she hasn't had a breakdown in over two years.

She said: "I always feel like I'm losing the plot. But I think two years ago in Miami was the last time I really lost it. I was just having a photo shoot and I was really tired because I hadn't slept for about three days and I got sort of delirious and then I collapsed because it was all just getting too much."

However, the 'Poison' hitmaker doesn't let negative feelings get to her and instead believes she has the ability to "conquer the world".

Asked what she thinks about before she goes to sleep, she explained: "How I can conquer the world in the morning. How am I going to go about that? If I tell you, then my secret's out, so you're just going to have to let me conquer it!"

Meanwhile, the musician recently made a foray into acting in 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and 'Southpaw', admitting her role in the latter was simple because she thought about the area in which she grew up in London.

Speaking about pretending to be a drug addict in the movie, she told Q magazine: "It was actually really simple. I walked on set and the make-up and clothes team were like, 'Oh yeah, you're ready'. And I said, 'But I haven't gone to hair and make-up yet'. So, basically, they already thought I looked like a crack addict, which made me laugh! How did I get into character? Well, I grew up in Ladbroke Grove where there was a bit of that so I kind of already knew the drill. Have I ever taken drugs myself? No."



Hoffman attacks movie biz

Dustin Hoffman thinks the film industry is in the ''worst'' shape it's ever been in.

The 77-year-old actor - who previously starred in 'The Graduate' and 'Rain Man' - has claimed that while the TV industry is riding the crest of a wave at the moment, the film business has hit an all-time low.

He reflected: ''I think right now television is the best that it's ever been and I think that it's the worst that film has ever been - in the 50 years that I've been doing it, it's the worst.''

In particular, Dustin bemoaned the mindset suggesting that good movies need to cost millions of dollars.

He told the Independent newspaper: ''It's hard to believe you can do good work for the little amount of money these days.

''We did 'The Graduate' and that film still sustains, it had a wonderful script that they spent three years on, and an exceptional director with an exceptional cast and crew, but it was a small movie, four walls and actors, that is all, and yet it was 100 days of shooting.''



Wahlberg's workout secrets

Mark Wahlberg relies on his boxing obsession to get in shape for roles.

The 44-year-old actor has revealed how some intense method acting helped him slim down for his role in the crime thriller 'Broken City' and then bulk up to play the part of a body builder for 'Pain & Gain'.

Asked how he manages to transform his body shape so quickly, the Hollywood star told Men's Health magazine: ''A liquid diet, running, jumping rope.

''Mostly jumping rope. Jumping rope is for me a lot more fun than running the treadmill, or even running out in the open.

''It's more rhythmic. You can change the speeds. It's a great part of boxing training. And I'm obsessed with boxing.''

Mark starred as former professional boxer Micky Ward for the 2010 movie 'The Fighter', which also featured Christian Bale, and subsequently admitted to suffering a few injuries on the set of the film.

He revealed: ''I picked up a lot of nicks and bumps and bruises. I almost got my nose broken a couple of times. But nothing that would have stopped production.

''We basically lied to the insurance company and told them we weren't going to be hitting each other and then went in there and that's all we did.''



Deadpool is 'graphic'

Simon Kinberg has revealed 'Deadpool' is ''graphic''.

The 41-year-old producer has revealed that the new sci-fi movie, starring Ryan Reynolds, will see boundaries pushed to the limit.

He said: ''Deadpool is a hard R.

''It's graphic. Nothing is taboo. You either commit to a truly outrageous boundary-pushing kind of movie or you don't.''

Elsewhere, director Tim Miller has revealed the film has been inspired by the work of David Fincher, who directed 'Gone Girl' in 2014.

He told Entertainment Weekly: ''I felt 'Fight Club' and Tyler Durden were good corollaries.

''We are in strip clubs and dive bars and crappy apartments and far away from the shiny 'X-Men' world.''

Earlier this year, Ryan Reynolds said 'Deadpool' won't be the typical comic book movie.

He explained the much-anticipated film will be shot on a small budget and so he told fans to expect something a little offbeat.

He said: ''It's not like an X-Men movie where there's this gigantic budget. It's quite a small film. It's very difficult to weave that character into other comic movies. He knows he's in a comic book.

''If he met Wolverine, he'd greet him as Hugh Jackman. It's tough to create a meta-universe within another universe that doesn't have any of those components.''



Kardashian's intervention

Rob Kardashian's family are staging an "intervention".

His mother Kris Jenner and sisters Kourtney, Khloe and Kim Kardashian are reportedly planning to help the troubled 28-year-old star get help.

A source told US' OK! magazine: "[He's] a heart attack waiting to happen. Kim, Kourt and Khloe have united with Kris to finally get Rob the help he needs - whether he wants it or not.

"[They're] so done with his excuses and aggression ... [They want to] force him into a weight loss rehab centre."

Meanwhile, Kim recently admitted she thinks brother Rob "smokes weed" all day.

The 34-year-old beauty said: "It's not that mysterious, what's happening with Rob. He has gained weight. He feels uncomfortable being on the show, and that's OK.

"Do I think he smokes weed, drinks beer, hangs out and plays video games with his friends all day long? Yes."

A source also previously claimed the family are "worried sick" about Rob's social anxiety.

They said: "Rob has extreme social anxiety, is very unhealthy and just isn't doing anything to get back on his feet.

"The whole Kardashian and Jenner family is worried sick about him but they just don't know what to do."



Hilary Duff quits Tinder

Hilary Duff has quit Tinder.

The 'Lizzie McGuire' star - who previously revealed she had used the mobile dating app to find a date - has since shut down her profile on the site.

She told PEOPLE magazine: "I'm not still using it. It was really fun for me for a minute; I wanted to experience something totally normal and also shock people.

"No one thought I was really on it - and I was really on it!"

The 27-year-old beauty - who filed for divorce from her estranged husband Mike Comrie earlier this year - previously admitted she was "nervous" ahead of her Tinder date.

She said: "I was sitting with my friends one night at the house and we were joking around. In my life, I have always had really serious boyfriends. I've always met people through work and I have never been on a blind date. What's the worst that could happen?

"I have my first date tonight and I'm really, really nervous. We're going bowling, so it can't be too expensive. I like that. I've never dated just a total normie."

And whilst she thought the date was "cool", Hilary - who has three-year-old son Luca from her previous relationship to Mike - wasn't sure if she would be meeting up with him again.

Speaking after their bowling night, she shared: "We went bowling so we didn't have to talk too much, but we did talk a lot actually.

"He was cool. He brought a friend and I had some friends there. He used to be in editing for reality shows. Now, he's an actor and he just wrote a play. He's an interesting guy. To be honest, I don't really want [to date] an actor. [But] I think he has a few jobs."



Taylor Swift's 2-year outfits

Taylor Swift wears the same outfits for two years.

The 'Blank Space' hitmaker - who is known for her fabulous sense of style - has admitted once she chooses a type of outfit she loves, she has to wear variations of it for the next 24 months.

Of her current love of crop tops and high-waisted skirts, she said: "It's hard to say when I decided they're what I want to wear all the time, but I'll make up my mind, and that's all you'll see me wear for two years."

Over the past few years, the super stylish 25-year-old singer has rocked looks of all styles and from different decades.

Speaking of her previous obsession, she added to PEOPLE magazine: "You might recall from 2012 to 2014, you didn't see me in any outfit that didn't look like I was straight out of the '50s. Who knows what it'll be next."

And if Taylor wanted to give the fashion world a go, she's got the approval of ex-Victoria's Secret Angel and close pal Karlie Kloss.

The 22-year-old model said previously: "Taylor should be an Angel herself.

"She looks pretty heavenly out there. I'd say she's definitely an honorary one."



Johnny Depp sells village

Johnny Depp is selling an entire village.

The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actor - who is married to Amber Heard and has kids Lily-Rose, 16, and 13-year-old Jack from his relationship with Vanessa Paradis - has put his Plan de la Tour estate up for sale for almost $26 million.

The estate, which is located around 17 miles from Saint Tropez, is comprised of a 37-acre property that includes a "complete Provencal village of stone-built houses dating back more than 200 years", the Los Angeles Times newspaper reports.

More than a dozen buildings are housed on the grounds, including a main house, guest cottages, a chapel, a bar, a restaurant, and a workshop and garage.

In total, it boasts 12 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms on 10,760 sq ft, while there is also a playroom, gym, a hunter's cabin and a painter's studio.

The lavish grounds include two swimming pools - one surrounded by sand - olive trees, vineyards, a vegetable garden, fountains and a skateboard area.

The 52-year-old actor has spent around $10 million on the estate since he bought it in 2001 and among the changes he made was the addition of a wine-tasting cave that is decorated to look like a 'Pirates of the Caribbean' set, and the conversion of a church to a guest house.

Some of the 'Rum Diary' actor's personal belongings will also be included in the sale.



Colin Farrell 'cautious' about dating

Colin Farrell is "very cautious" about dating anyone.

The 'True Detective' actor - who has sons James, 11, and Henry, five, from past relationships - is "reluctant" to enter a new romance because of the scrutiny he attracts and finds life "easier" when he is single.

He said: "I'm very cautious about entering into relationships.

"I've basically been single for five years and, even though I love women, it's difficult to get involved and put someone in the spotlight because of my being a celebrity.

"You're reluctant to expose someone to that unless you're so much in love that you're both willing to put up with the attention that's going to follow you around. Being single is so much easier!"

Colin was previously renowned for his wild partying, and though he admits he had an "amazing" time, he was also leading an "empty" life.

He told the UK edition of OK! magazine: "I arrived in Los Angeles from Dublin and it was a culture shock.

"I was working non-stop and partying non-stop and I didn't have time to even think about what I was doing with my life.

"I was caught up in this whirlwind and I had the most amazing time of my life. But it was also the kind of life that leaves you empty a lot of the time."





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