Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture Recap

Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture Recap

CADIZ, Spain (Wireless Flash) – Is the set of the new James Bond movie cursed? First Pierce Brosnan hurt his knee during a stunt and now co-star Halle Berry has been injured by some grenade shrapnel. The debris lodged in Berry’s eye during a stunt, forcing her to seek treatment.

GLASGOW, Scotland – An art gallery in Scotland has unveiled 10 nude portraits of pop star Madonna. The artist, Peter Howson, says he thinks if Madonna saw her image – which can be described as saggy, lumpy and at times corpse-like – that she would be “flattered and pleased.”

OSLO, Norway – Marilyn Manson is having hard times with the scandal regarding the girl who died after reportedly doing cocaine he gave her, but according to Norwegian rock fans he’s A-OK. In a recent readers’ survey, Kerrang magazine rated Manson as the #1 “coolest star.”

LONDON – Robbie Williams might be known for the pop jams, but it looks like he’s heading down a rockier road. Williams recently told NME.com that he’s been jamming with members of The Cult and hopes to debut a “rock covers band” project soon at LA’s Viper Room.

LOS ANGELES – Britney Spears has been a busy girl lately. According to a post made by her mother on Britneyspears.com, not only is Britney spending a lot of time behind the computer writing songs, she’s also currently shooting a video her cover of “I Love Rock ’N’ Roll” and recently took time out to handpaint an art desk for her sister’s birthday.

INDIANAPOLIS – The Count of Monte Cristo is heading to Indianapolis. The film’s star, actor Jim Caviezel, is driving the pace car for the Indianapolis 500, which takes place May 26.

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