First Dibs: Actor James Gandolfini Dies At 51

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James Gandolfini

Johnny Depp claims he doesn’t need alcohol, Jennifer Love Hewitt allegedly makes a huge demand, and a Barbra Streisand biopic could be on the way.

  • Sad news from the entertainment world. James Gandolfini, best known for playing mobster Tony Soprano on The Sopranos, suffered a fatal heart attack. The actor had been visiting Italy for a film festival. [MTV]
  • Johnny Depp wants to set the record straight: He’s not an alcoholic. Depp says he never had a problem with the substance, but may have gained that reputation by hanging out with notable heavy-hitters like Hunter S. Thompson. [Us Magazine]
  • Jennifer Love Hewitt reportedly is demanding that her fiance be given a major story arc on her show, The Client List. [Daily Mail]
  • A biopic about Babs? We’re totally on board! Two producers are hoping to get the project green-lit and have reportedly approached Lea Michelle about taking the lead role. [Perez Hilton]

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