Morgan Freeman Says He's Not In A Relationship With His 27-Year-Old Step-Granddaughter
There have been rumors going around for a decade now that 74-year-old MORGAN FREEMAN is in a romantic relationship with his 27-year-old step-granddaughter E'Dena Hines.
--And for the most part, Morgan has ignored those rumors. But now people are saying Morgan and E'Dena are getting MARRIED. And he doesn't think he can stay quiet anymore.
--He says, quote, "The recent reports of any pending marriage or romantic relationship of me to anyone are defamatory fabrications from the tabloid media designed to sell papers.
--"What is even more alarming is that these fabrications are now being picked up by the legitimate press as well."
--E'Dena . . . who is the granddaughter of Morgan's first wife . . . adds, quote, "These stories about me and my grandfather are not only untrue, they are also hurtful to me and my family."
The Rock Hall Is Inducting Axl Rose Whether He Likes It Or Not
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is disappointed that AXL ROSE won't attend tomorrow's induction ceremony, but as expected, they're inducting GUNS N' ROSES . . . with him as a member . . . whether he likes it or not.
--The Rock Hall released this statement:
--Quote, "We are sorry Axl will not be able to accept his induction in person. We are looking forward to still inducting Guns N' Roses this weekend and will proceed forward with our original plan whether Axl is present or not."
--Axl has not responded.
--In his open letter to the Rock Hall, Axl said, quote, "I strongly request that I not be inducted in absentia . . . [and no one] should imply whether directly, indirectly or by omission that I am included in any purported induction of Guns N' Roses."
President Obama Thinks Kanye West Is One Helluva "Talented Jackass"
Remember how PRESIDENT OBAMA called KANYE WEST a "jackass" after he ambushed TAYLOR SWIFT onstage at the"VMAs" in 2009?
--Well, Obama still thinks Kanye is a jackass . . . a TALENTED jackass.
--In an interview with "The Atlantic", Obama was asked who he prefers: JAY-Z or Kanye?
--Obama said, quote, "Jay-Z . . . although I like Kanye. He's a Chicago guy. Smart. He's very talented."
--When reminded that he once called Kanye a "jackass," Obama said, quote, "He is a jackass. But he's talented."
--There's no response from Kanye, but last time he played it cool. He said, quote, "Obama has way more important stuff to worry about than my public perception."
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie May Have Found a Movie to Do Together
BRAD PITT and ANGELINA JOLIE may have found a movie they can make together.
--The World Wide Web of Movie Gossip says they may star in a movie called "The Counselor". It's about a lawyer who dabbles in drug dealing . . . with disastrous consequences.
--It was written by CORMAC MCCARTHY . . . who did "No Country for Old Men". And it'll be directed by RIDLEY SCOTT, who did "Alien" and "Blade Runner".
--If everything falls right, Brad will play a villain, along with JAVIER BARDEM. MICHAEL FASSBENDER will play the lawyer . . . and Angelina will be the female lead.
(--Angelina and Brad have already done one movie together . . . the 2005 romantic-action-comedy "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" which led to their real life romance.)
When Scarlett Johansson's Nude Photos Leaked, She Had Trouble Going to Dinner
In the new issue of "Vogue", SCARLETT JOHANSSON talks about her now-infamous nude photo scandal . . . and how it was hard to go out in public knowing so many people had seen her goods.
--She says, quote, "When all those photos came out, of course I go out to dinner and think, [Gosh-darn] it, these people have all seen my. . .
--"That's terrible. You know what I mean? You can't not think that. Even if they haven't, you're paranoid."
--She also reveals that she's not completely over her divorce from RYAN REYNOLDS. She says, quote, "Of course it's horrible. It was devastating. It really throws you. You think that your life is going to be one way, and then, for various reasons or whatever, it doesn't work out."
--She adds that divorce is, quote, "like the loneliest thing you'll ever do, in some way."
--And she admits she was nailing SEAN PENN for a while . . . quote, "We spent time together, yeah. I never put a title on it, really, but we were seeing each other."
--Meanwhile, at the "Avengers" premiere in Hollywood Wednesday night, Scarlett was asked what she wore under her skin-tight Black Widow costume. She replied, quote, "Not much."
--She added, quote, "The guys couldn't believe it because they all have their padding and their big kind of crazy suits and they were like, 'You're really wearing nothing under your suit?'