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Johnny Depp hires homeless people to play extras

hollywood Updated: May 29, 2013 02:12 IST
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Johnny Depp hires homeless people to play extras
London: ‘Pirates of the Carribean’ starJohnny Depp has reportedly hired two homeless people as extras in his upcoming flick ‘Transcendence’.
The 49-year-old actor is said to have employed the couple after he saw them living in the streets in Albuquerque, New Mexico, reported Contactmusic.
“Johnny always likes to help out the community when on location. While scouting out the area around Albuquerque, he came across these two characters. He was straight on the phone to the casting director,” a source said. ANI

Daughter bans Madonna from attending NYC bash

London: Madonna, who usually has no problem getting into any party in the world no matter how A-list it is, struggled when it came to attending a special bash at 'New York’s Lincoln Center. The Queen of pop’s 16-year-old daughter Lourdes made it clear that she didn’t want her famous mum at the LaGuardia VIP night in the Big Apple, the Daily Star reported.

The embarrassed teen, who is dating Homeland actor Timothee Chalamet, 17, insisted that Madge should rip up her tickets. ANI

Japanese man is ‘last living man born in 19th cent’
New York: The world’s oldest person — Japan’s Jiroemon Kimura, 116 — is the last man alive to have been born in the 19th century.
According to the Gerontolgy Research Group at UCLA, 21 women born before 1901’s New Year’s Day are still living, the New York Daily News reported.
Majority are in the US and Japan, while others are in Europe and Canada.
Kimura, who took the title last week after the death of James Emmanuel ‘Doc’ Sisnett, retired in 1962. ani

Money is the ‘biggest incentive to lose weight’
Washington: Money is the most effective motivator when it comes to weight loss, according to a study. Mayo Clinic researchers conducted a comparison between study groups in which one group was offered incentives while the other was not, Fox News reported. In the study, 62 percent participants from the incentivized group compared to only 26 of the non-incentivized group completed the study. The group with incentives lost an average of 9.08 pounds versus 2.34 pounds in the other group.ANI