Ryan Reynolds trolls himself on Twitter

Los Angeles, April 27 (IANS) Actor Ryan Reynolds created a Twitter account to troll himself.

The 39-year-old’s biography on the social media site reveals he is “uncle Dale’s nephew” and his 1.77 million fans are often treated to reading hilarious insults the pair throw at one another, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

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One such post even saw Reynolds slam his “fictitious” uncle’s weight, when he wrote: “I don’t walk. I take brave steps, My Uncle Dale. Seconds before getting on an escalator with a large Slurpee (sic)”.

But the “Deadpool” revealed that the account is just “a character I invented to say awful things to Ryan Reynolds on social media”.

“Err, well, I don’t really have an Uncle Dale. He’s just a character I invented to say awful things to Ryan Reynolds on social media. So usually he’s trolling me in some hideous way and I just think that’s kind of funny. I guess I wanted to see what it would feel like to be both the trolled and the troll-ee,” Reynolds said.

Britney Spears wants to adopt child from Malawi?

Los Angeles, April 27 (IANS) Singer Britney Spears is reportedly wanting to adopt a child from Malawi.

The 34-year-old, who has two sons — Sean, 10, and Jayden, nine — with her ex-husband Kevin Federline is “considering adopting a little girl from Malawi”, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

“She’s considering adopting a little girl from Malawi. They’ve discussed the process on several occasions, and she’s always wanted a daughter,” National Enquirer magazine quoted a source as saying.

Away from her family plans, Spears has also been busy recording her new album and has boasted it is the “best thing” she has done in a “long time”.

“I’m proud of the work, and it’s very different; it’s not what you would think at all. But I’m not rushing anything. I just want it to be done right, so that my fans will truly appreciate it. I would much rather have it be completely how I want it to be, whether that takes another year for me to do, or two months. I have no idea at this point,” she said.

Kirsten Dunst, Vanessa Paradis join Cannes jury

Cannes, April 27 (IANS) Singer Vanessa Paradis and actress Kirsten Dunst have joined the jury of the 69th Cannes Film Festival.

Paradis is set to judge alongside eight other “luminaries” prominent in the film industry, which will be led by “Mad Max: Fury Road” director and Cannes President George Miller, to decide who will win the Palm d’Or prize at the event held here in May, reports deadline.com.

“Cannes has always sought to adopt a universal and international approach, and in tune with this tradition, George Miller will be surrounded by eight luminaries of world cinema,” the spokesperson for the festival said.

The panel includes French director-writer Arnaud Desplechin, Hungarian film director and screenwriter Laszlo Nemes, Italian actress and director Valeria Golino, Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen, producer Katayoon Shahabi and Canadian actor Donald Sutherland.

The Cannes Film Festival will see 21 films compete for the prestigious accolade and the award will be handed out on the closing day of the event.

Festival chief Thierry Frémaux has previously revealed the annual ceremony will see a break from tradition with the live results screened live.

The 69th Cannes Film Festival will open on May 11 and will draw to a close on May 22.

Johnson is uncertain about her future in Hollywood

Los Angeles, April 27 (IANS) “Fifty Shades of Grey” star Dakota Johnson says she still feels like she doesn’t know what she’s doing and is unsure of what her life will be like.

“I still feel like I don’t know what I’m doing,” she said in the May issue of Interview, reports eonline.com.

“Like, I’m unsure of what my life will be like. I mean, I have such an obsession with making movies that I probably will always do that. But sometimes my life can feel so suffocating, and then it can feel so massive, like I don’t have a handle on it at all, and I don’t know where it’s going or what I’m going to do.

“Right now, I’m known for making movies. And I wonder if that’s it. I don’t know. It doesn’t feel like it to me.”

She shared that it seems like the world is “so fast to move its interest to someone else”.

“When I think about filmmakers and actresses that I have admired my whole life, I’ve admired their entire body of work. I have admired what they began with and what they’re doing now. And now I feel like there’s such a weird pressure to find the new face,” she continued.

“I don’t get it at all. I want to see women evolve. I want to see a body of work. I want to see all of it.”

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