Quick hits: Beyonce not pregnant; Russell Crowe's 'Robin Hood' to open Cannes; Simon Cowell judged a success
Beyonce is not pregnant; she and Jay-Z are not expecting a baby. Rule of thumb: If a source that's not rock solid says it has a source that's rock solid, well -- you do the math. (Unrelated, fans may wish to check out the Key of Awesome parody -- episode 17 -- of Beyonce's "Telephone" video with Lady Gaga.) Gossip Cop
The Cannes Film Festival will open this year with the new "Robin Hood" flick starring Ministry favorite (OK, my favorite) Russell Crowe. Currently, blogger (self) is considering selling one or more organs to fund trip to Cannes (joke). No, blogger hasn't seen "Repo Men" yet (truth). 24 Frames
Simon Cowell will be "honoured" -- hey, we heard via the BBC -- with an International Emmy Founders Award this November for building an international empire and changing the face of TV. We are guessing the fix was in -- seriously, who hasn't built an international empire and changed the face of TV these days?
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OK, maybe the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has a point.
-- Christie D'Zurilla
Photos, from left: Simon Cowell at a March 2008 party in Beverly Hills; Russell Crowe at a rugby match on Feb. 27 in Sydney, Australia; Beyonce at a groundbreaking ceremony in New York on March 11. Credits, from left: Phil McCarten / Associated Press; Mark Kolbe / Getty Images; Jemal Countess / Getty Images
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