Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture Recap

Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture Recap

NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – Darth Vader is moving to the jazzy side of the force. Actor David Prowse, who played the black-cloaked baddie in the first three Star Wars movies, is taking voice lessons to launch a career in music. “I really want to sing jazz, standards,” Prowse tells the New York Daily News.

NEW YORK – Ren And Stimpy are getting a new, more violent spin on life. The cartoon characters will soon be appearing in new episodes on the TNN cable channel. According to TV Guide, TNN is giving animators more leeway on content and will even show a banned episode from the early 1990s that was censored because of extreme violence.

HOLLYWOOD – Morgan Freeman is getting the sum of all career awards on Wednesday (Jun. 5): He’s putting his hand and footprints into the cement at Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood.

LOS ANGELES – Malcolm in the Middle mom Jane Kaczmarek is pregnant at the age of 46 with her third child. The baby is due in November and she and hubby Bradley Whitford say they are anxiously awaiting the baby.

NEW YORK – Natalie Portman has a dark, dirty secret – she used to make her Barbie dolls have orgies. Portman tells Rolling Stone she always made her Barbie dolls simulate sex with each other and there always an orgy going on in her bedroom since she liked making all her dolls “get it on together.” By the way, Portman’s own Episode II Padme Amidala action figure is in stores now.

Mon 06-03-02