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LL COOL J SUBDUES SUSPECTED BURGLAR

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Catching all those bad guys on "NCIS: Los Angeles" must've rubbed off on LL Cool J. Police say he found a suspected burglar in his kitchen while his family was home. They say Cool struggled with the man and then held him until the police came. The suspect was taken to he hospital. Cool was OK. Police say there's no indication the man knew whose house he was in. They say he "appeared to be a homeless person."

STEVE CARELL AMAZED HE ACTED WITH MERYL STREEP AND TOMMY LEE JONES

NEW YORK (AP) -- It was an out of body experience for Steve Carell when he filmed his first scene with Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones in "Hope Springs." He looked at Streep and then looked at Jones and thought to himself "how did this happen?" He found himself watching them act instead of concentrating on his own lines. He stopped because he didn't want to seem like a geeky fan.

ELIZABETH MOSS PULLS A MILEY

NEW YORK (AP) -- Elizabeth Moss has pulled a Miley. She's cut her hair real short and dyed it blonde. Moss showed off her new 'do on the red carpet for her movie "For a Good Time, Call ..."

BIG TIME RUSH - A HEALTHY BAND

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Big Time Rush wants to be known as much for their clean lifestyle as their music. Logan Henderson says they joined Michelle Obama at the White House because they want to be her "fit representatives of America." And they want kids to get fit, too. He says eating right and exercising is "a huge part" of their lifestyle.

ALICIA SILVERSTONE DOING PLAY SET IN PORN INDUSTRY

NEW YORK (AP) -- Alicia Silverstone will be in a Broadway play set in the porn industry. If you think that's a surprise, how's this: Henry Winkler's in the play, too, along with Cheynne Jackson. The play is about two high school friends who reunite at the Adult Film Awards in Las Vegas. Silverstone will play the girlfriend of one of the guys. "The Performers" starts previews in late October.

MARSHA MASON: NOT AS NERVOUS DOING SHAKESPEARE

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Marsha Mason is more comfortable doing Shakespeare now than she was two years ago when she first played the Countess in "All's Well That Ends Well" in Washington. Mason admits she was "terrified" because she hadn't done Shakespeare in 30 years. She's returned to DC to play the same role and she says she's "truly enjoying" it this time. She opens tonight at the Shakespeare Theatre in Washington.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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