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Question of the Day
Tori Spelling reportedly was a total terror while shooting promos for the second season of her Oxygen “reality” series, “Tori & Dean: Inn Love,” TMZ.com reports.
Unnamed sources told the celebrity Web site that the actress and new mom was more than two hours late to the set and would not interact with other actors. Sources say Miss Spelling was annoyed by the cast because they “looked too good.”
On-set sources told TMZ that Miss Spelling then insisted she shoot her scenes separately from other actors and against a green screen. The “good-looking” cast members were then forced to wait around for Miss Spelling’s shoot to end so they could begin to do their scenes against the green screen.
However, a representative for Miss Spelling told TMZ there were two separate stages and “Tori was on-set at 8 a.m. The shoot was always intended to include the green screens.”
As far as Miss Spelling saying the other actors “looked too good,” her rep replied, “That is absolutely ridiculous.”
It’s Duff time in Springfield, Vt.
Yesterday, the New England town was proclaimed the official hometown of TV’s favorite dysfunctional family, the Simpsons, Associated Press reports.
The southeastern Vermont community beat out 13 other Springfields for the honor, which includes hosting the premiere of “The Simpsons Movie” on July 26th. 20th Century Fox ran an online poll on the USA Today Web site inviting people to vote for their favorite among 14 videos submitted by the competing Springfields.
Springfield, Vt. entered the competition late, getting in after the head of the local Chamber of Commerce saw a news report on it and asked to be involved.
“We’re so excited,” said Patricia Chaffee, vice president of the Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce. “We came in at the last minute, and for us to win, we feel like the underdogs, which makes this so big and so great for us.”
The town of 9,300 was the smallest in population among the communities entered. It put together a video showing a local TV personality playing Homer Simpson and chasing a giant, pink doughnut through the town.
Gov. Jim Douglas issued a statement congratulating the town.
“This is an exciting, exhilarating moment for Vermonters,” he said. “Perhaps more importantly, it proves there’s really nothing a giant doughnut can’t do. To all the other Springfields, I say “Don’t have a cow, man.”
According to USA Today, the 13 other Springfields that participated in the contest will be given small screenings of their own the night before the movie opens nationwide July 27.
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