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Tuesday
Dec182012

Celeb Cyberstalker Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- Christopher Chaney, the 36-year-old who admitted to hacking and posting online pictures of celebrities like Scarlett Johansson and Mila Kunis, was sentenced to 10 years in prison in a Los Angeles courtroom on Monday.

Chaney was also ordered to pay more than $66,000 in restitution.

Johansson tearfully testified via a pre-recorded video about how humiliated she was that nude pictures she'd taken for then-husband Ryan Reynolds had leaked. 

Disney actress Renee Olstead testified in person, revealing that Chaney's posting of her nude pics led to a suicide attempt.

Chaney, who admitted to cyberstalking some 60 victims, was arrested in October 2011 as part of a year-long investigation.

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Friday
Jun222012

Are Bradley Cooper and Scarlett Johansson Getting Close Again?

Theo Wargo/WireImage for Tommy Hilfiger(LOS ANGELES) -- Scarlett Johansson and Bradley Cooper appear to be getting close again, according to Life & Style.  The pair was spotted dining together at Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air in L.A. on June 11.

Johansson has been dating advertising executive Nate Taylor since last September but was linked with Cooper just a few month earlier.  An insider claims Cooper became smitten with Johansson on the set of He's Just Not That Into You in 2009.

On another recent date, an onlooker said of the reconciled couple, “They were laughing and looked really comfortable together."

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Friday
Mar232012

Man Will Plead Guilty to Hacking Celebrities' Emails

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- A Florida man will plead guilty on Monday to hacking the email accounts of Christina Aguilera, Scarlett Johansson, Mila Kunis and other celebrities.

TMZ.com, citing court documents filed Thursday, reports 35-year-old Christopher Chaney will plead guilty to nine counts, including identity theft, wiretapping and unauthorized access and damage to a protected computer.  He faces up to 60 years in prison, plus three years' probation.

Chaney previously pleaded not guilty to various charges.

Nude photos of Johansson leaked onto the Internet last September.  She told Vanity Fair she shot the pictures and sent them to her then-husband, Ryan Reynolds.

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Saturday
Dec242011

Scarlett Johansson Says She Never Goes Without Makeup

Kevin Mazur/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- ScarJo never goes au naturel.

The 27-year-old We Bought a Zoo actress revealed in an interview with Style magazine that though she went make-up free for the movie, off screen, she relies on red lipstick -- at the very least.

“I like to feel a little more together -- you never know who you’re going to see out there!” she is quoted as saying in the U.K.’s Daily Mail. “My absolute must-have is a really rich and vibrant red lipstick. I always keep red lipstick in my bag because I never know when I might show up to an event and be completely under-dressed.”

“I always like to put a little bit of make-up on,” she added. “I’m not the kind of person that just slops around in sweatpants.”

Guess we know who won’t be lounging around in PJs Christmas morning.

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Monday
Dec052011

Scarlett Johansson Says Marriage Was 'The Best Thing I Ever Did'

Kevin Mazur/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- In the latest edition of Cosmopolitan, Scarlett Johansson opens up about her two-year marriage to Ryan Reynolds.

She says of their union, "It seemed like a very romantic thing to do, and it was. It was the best thing that I ever did."

When it is put to her that perhaps she entered married life with Reynolds at too young an age, the 27-year-old actress comments, "Relationships are complicated...and being married is a living, breathing process.  I think I was not fully aware of the peaks and the valleys.  I wasn't prepared to hunker down and do the work."

Johansson adds, "I'm a big believer in instinct. Getting married was the right thing to do because it was natural. It grew out of a romance and love and a desire to have a future with somebody and I was very fortunate that I married somebody who turned out to be the person I thought he would be."

Johansson and Reynolds split last December.

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Monday
Nov212011

Scarlett Johansson Making Directorial Debut

Kevin Mazur/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- Actress Scarlett Johansson is about to direct her first movie, according to Entertainment Weekly.

She will reportedly take the reins of an adaptation of Truman Capote’s novella Summer Crossing. The story revolves around a teenage debutante who rebels against her penthouse-dwelling parents and their high-society lifestyle.

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Wednesday
Nov022011

Man Pleads Not Guilty to Hacking Celebrities' Email Accounts

Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- A Florida man charged last month with hacking into the email accounts of Scarlett Johansson, Mila Kunis, Christina Aguilera and other celebrities has pleaded not guilty.

Christopher Chaney, 35, entered the plea Tuesday in a California court to 26 total counts of identity theft, unauthorized access to a protected computer and wiretapping, according to E! News.

Chaney's bond was increased from $10,000 to $110,000.  He was also ordered to wear an electronic monitoring device.

Chaney's alleged victims included Kunis, Aguilera, Jessica Alba, Demi Lovato, Vanessa Hudgens, and Johansson, the latter of whom was featured in nude photos that were leaked online in September.

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Monday
Oct242011

Animal Rights Group Seeks Warning on New Matt Damon Film

Gary Gershoff/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- A new movie starring Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson has become the subject of a special request by the folks at PETA in the wake of the killing of dozens of wild animals at a farm in Ohio.

In the movie, We Bought a Zoo, Damon stars as a father who moves his family to the countryside to help save a struggling zoo. Johansson takes the role of a keeper at the park, home to lions, tigers, zebras and bears, among other creatures.

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has sent a letter to the film's director, Cameron Crowe, urging him to include a warning at the end of the movie about the dangers of owning wild animals. In a statement, PETA’s Lisa Lange says, “We Bought a Zoo conveys the misleading and downright dangerous message that no special knowledge -- just a lot of heart is needed -- to run a zoo.”

The animal rights group also insists that the studio behind the film, 20th Century Fox include warnings on all marketing materials, including movie posters, reports E!

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Friday
Oct212011

Rep Says Scarlett Johansson Is Not Dating Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Kevin Mazur/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- Despite rumors that they hooked up, Scarlett Johansson and Joseph Gordon-Levitt are keeping things strictly on a professional level.

Us Weekly reported this week that the two were spotted kissing in New York City last month.  But Johansson's rep tells E! Online that the actress never kissed or dated Gordon-Levitt.

"They are simply friends and talking about working on a project together," the rep says.

Us Weekly's source claimed that Johansson and Gordon-Levitt did initially meet to discuss a film, but it has "gone beyond that now."

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Thursday
Oct202011

Scarlett Johansson Hooking Up with Joseph Gordon-Levitt?

Mike Stobe/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- What are the chances that Scarlett Johansson is hooking up with Joseph Gordon-Levitt?

Better than 50/50, according to Us Weekly, which reports the two were seen kissing in New York City last month.  They were previously spotted together in the Big Apple in July.

A source says Johansson and the 50/50 star "first met about a film they wanted to do together, but it's gone beyond that now."

Johansson and her ex-husband, Ryan Reynolds, split last year.

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