Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture Recap

Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture Recap

LONDON (Wireless Flash) – Ex-Spice Girls manager Simon Fuller says what he “really, really wants” is a Spice Girls reunion. Fuller, who was canned in 1997, wants to bring all the Spices back together for a 10 year anniversary reunion show in 2004.

HOLLYWOOD – Austin Powers may get his Goldmember after all. Reports are out that MGM may agree to let New Line Cinema use the spy spoof title in exchange for running a trailer for the newest James Bond film.

LOS ANGELES – Bill Paxton may be a successful actor now, but when he was just starting out, he didn’t get much encouragement from his actor father. In fact, Paxton told Back Stage West that when his father reluctantly sent him off to Los Angeles, he told him “You’ve picked a really screwed business.”

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. – Dolly Parton is a pack rat, and now she’s showing off her hoarding ways with a new exhibit of what she calls “junk” at her theme park, Dollywood. Some of the featured items will include the doctor’s bag from her birth, as well as awards, magazines and lots of clothes.

NEW YORK – Following R. Kelly’s teenage sex tape scandal, his record label has canceled all promotion, touring and videos of the Best of Both Worlds CD he recently cut with Jay Z.

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