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PREACH IT! Demi Moore saves the Earth, all by herself

Demi Demi Moore emerged Thursday to promote her latest project on Jay Leno's show. During the visit, Moore recounted the now-famous tale of how she used Twitter to help save the lives of two suicidal people. What’s interesting -- but not surprising -- about the retelling is how Moore managed to edit out some key details -- specifically, the other celebrity who was really responsible for preventing one of the tragedies.

The first incident happened when Moore was in Europe; a woman tweeted to the actress that she was considering suicide. “My response to her just kind of alerted the -- what I would say the Twitter community,” Moore told Leno, “and people rallied and actually contacted the police department and were able to intervene in that situation.”

Almost a year later, Moore recalled, a young man tweeted the actress with a similar problem.

“I wrote him back saying, ‘Are you serious,’ and again people on Twitter responded, and they got there in time and helped to save this man’s life,” Moore told Leno.

Moore then segued the conversation to her own charity, and “what Ash and I are doing with our foundation.”

What never came up? The fact that actress Nia Vardalos was the one who actually got on the blower after Moore’s “R U rlly asking 4 help?” retweet. Vardalos personally spoke to law enforcement officials, who subsequently reached the young man before he could hurt himself, and followed the incident through to its safe conclusion.

“Just spoke to FL police again, they're with [him] now,” Vardalos later tweeted. “He is ok, it's not a hoax. Thank u all for sending love," she tweeted later. "I called suicide line, connected to FL police, I gave his name+city. They went to home, helped him."

That story was all over the international media, but, apparently, never reached the inner sanctum of Moore’s BlackBerry.

Moore is infamous for rewriting other people's stories to suit her own overblown sense of self; coming up next: How Demi Moore saved a plane full of terrified passengers with a daring landing on the Hudson!

-- Leslie Gornstein

Photo: Demi Moore arrives at the premiere of "The Joneses" in Hollywood on April 8, 2010. Credit: Gabriel Bouys / AFP / Getty Images.

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I wonder what Demi Moore did to Leslie Gornstein to make her so hateful and jealous of her? As an R.N. instructor I always handed out a paper that taught one particular concept: Only little poeple put other people down. Perhaps Ms. Gornstein should read it.

I have always liked Demi Moore ever since she starred on the daytime soap opera "General Hospital" in the early 80's.

She has great young daughters and a wealthy lifestyle and a young husband; plus, she is gorgeous.

It would be great if she would adopt a child with her husband and live a nice life outside of the Hollywood Bubble. In the photo she is wearing high heels that look like they would torture her feet and mess up her spine. You cannot compete in Hollywood with women in their 20s and 30s (unless you are the actress Meryl Streep).

The Queen of the Cougars has ruled the earth...film at 11...har, har...


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