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  • Brad Pitt attacked at ‘Maleficent’ premiere

    05/29/2014 4:21:06 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 29, 2014 7:07 AM EDT
    A man was jailed on suspicion of battery after rushing up and touching Brad Pitt on the red carpet at the Hollywood premiere of the movie “Maleficent,” witnesses and police said, though Pitt was apparently unhurt and soon resumed signing autographs. Witnesses saw the man from the fan area jump over a barrier onto the red carpet at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood and rush at Pitt, touching him briefly before security guards wrestled him back across the barrier. …
  • Presidential autographs may go for $6K

    01/18/2009 4:23:55 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 82 replies · 3,463+ views
    Presidential autographs may go for $6K By: Carol E. Lee January 18, 2009 06:15 PM EST When Barack Obama stepped into the Oval Office with his presidential brethren recently, he had already agreed to take part in one of this exclusive fraternity’s secret traditions: autographing a limited number of copies of the photograph that captured the moment. The former, current and future presidents’ pact — to create only 250 copies of the photograph with all of their signatures — upped the ante on an image that was a keepsake before it was even taken. Early estimates value the signed pictures...
  • Please please me.. with no more mail, Ringo says

    10/13/2008 1:48:07 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 72 replies · 1,829+ views
    http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20081013/en_nm/us_ringo ^ | October 13, 2008 | Jill Serjeant
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has told fans to stop sending letters and requests for autographs, saying mail will be thrown away after October 20 because he has too much to do.
  • Celebrity Barack Obama autographing covers of Rolling Stone Magazine

    09/25/2008 6:07:08 AM PDT · by MikeFrancesa.com · 3 replies · 332+ views
    www.mikefrancesa.com/wordpress ^ | September 25, 2008 | www.mikefrancesa.com
    http://d.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/ap/20080924/capt.77b900c2f9fa4fa298cfa43d396d4825.obama_2008_flcc110.jpg?x=253&y=345&q=85&sig=TPENIkvdduVdL8XfbRiImQ-- Strange world we live in, cult of personality on full display. On a side note check out this Youtube user's old NBC news videos of Joe Biden, strange they are not getting more play http://www.youtube.com/user/blastforth
  • The Name Game ("History for Sale" at Auction for Autograph Seekers)

    04/24/2005 9:12:44 AM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 1 replies · 567+ views
    Portland Press Herald ^ | Sunday, April 24, 2005 | MEREDITH GOAD
    Oh, what a difference a century makes. Ask the likes of Tom Cruise or Julia Roberts for their autograph, and you'd probably get a quick scribble. Just their name, or maybe a generic "Best wishes." Compare that to Frederick Douglass, the reknowned abolitionist who advised Abraham Lincoln on the dissolution of slavery. He signed his name on Aug. 9, 1894, for an Augusta man who asked him for his autograph, but Douglass also included this tender sentiment: "We differ like the waves, but we are one like the sea." When asked for his autograph, Samuel Francis Smith, who wrote the...