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KJ's Hollywood Dirt for 8/5/2014

Sandra Bullock Is the Highest Paid Actress in Hollywood
 
SANDRA BULLOCK is #1 on Forbes.com's annual list of "The Highest Paid Actresses in Hollywood."  She reportedly raked in $51 million over the past 12 months . . . thanks in large part to her take from the movie "Gravity".
  
Here's the complete Top 10:

1.  Sandra Bullock, $51 million
 
2.  Jennifer Lawrence, $34 million
 
3.  Jennifer Aniston, $31 million
 
4.  Gwyneth Paltrow, $19 million
 
5.  A tie between Angelina Jolie and Cameron Diaz, with $18 million apiece.  Angelina was #1 last year, with $33 million.
 
7.  Scarlett Johansson, $17 million
 
8.  A tie between Amy Adams and Natalie Portman, with $13 million apiece
 
10.  Kristen Stewart, $12 million
 
 
 
The Stars of "The Big Bang Theory" Are Now Insanely Rich
 
The three main cast members of "The Big Bang Theory" have ended their hold-out . . . after agreeing to new deals that'll make them INSANELY RICH.
 
JIM PARSONS, JOHNNY GALECKI and KALEY CUOCO signed three-year contracts, which will pay them $1 million per episode EACH.  That triples their previous salaries, which were in the $325,000 to $350,000 range.
 
Seasons eight through 10 are expected to include a total of 72 episodes, which means they'll rake in $72 million over the next three years.  But that's not all.
 
They're also getting a cut of the show's profits, which could make their new deals worth anywhere from $90 to $100 million apiece.
 
It's hard to imagine a show can stay afloat while cutting paychecks like these, but Deadline.com says that with all the advertising and syndication, it's still expected to generate $1 BILLION in profits.
 
SIMON HELBERG and KUNAL NAYYAR are the only two cast members who still don't have a deal.  But that's expected to happen any minute now, and the cast is scheduled for a table read tomorrow.
 
 
 
Taylor Swift Visited a 6-Year-Old Cancer Patient . . . And She Gave a Random Girl in Central Park $90 for Posing with Her
 
TAYLOR SWIFT visited a 6-year-old cancer patient named Jordan Lee Nickerson, and he may be the most adorable kid ever.  When she told him she was there to sing for him he said, "Just do it."
  
She asked what song he'd like to hear and he told HER to pick her favorite.  She finally settled on "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" and he said, "Yes, THAT song!" 
 
In other Taylor Swift news:  She gave a random girl $90 for posing with her in a gazebo in Central Park.  The girl Tweeted, "In New York City celebrating my friend's birthday, we went for a boat ride and we found Taylor Swift."
 
Taylor was with a reporter from "Rolling Stone" at the time so it sounds like they were setting it up as a photo for an upcoming story.  This happened a couple of weeks ago but everybody's talking about it now.
 
 
 
Gwyneth Paltrow Pays $5,240 for a Procedure That Feels Like Having Your Face Smacked with an Electrified Rubber Band
 
Would you pay $5,240 to have someone smack your face with an electrified rubber band?  You would if you were GWYNETH PALTROW.
 
Gwyneth tells "Hello!" magazine that she's never had plastic surgery, but she keeps her skin looking great with a painful facial procedure called Thermage laser treatment, which is also known as FACE-IRONING.
 
She explains, quote, "It's non-invasive but it's quite painful, like having your face smacked with a rubber band that has an electric shock in it.  But it works."  She says it boosts collagen levels in the skin's lower layers, creating a tightening effect to the top layer.
 
It seems like someone should pay YOU to let them do that, but Gwyneth actually opens up HER checkbook for this.  A half-face treatment costs around $3,900, while a full-face of electrified rubber band-smacking will run you a hefty $5,240.
 
 
 
Ashley Olsen is Dating a 47-Year-Old Guy
 
ASHLEY OLSEN is taking a page out of her sister's book and dating a guy who's old enough to be her dad.  She's dating BENNETT MILLER, who directed "Capote" and "Moneyball", as well as the upcoming movie "Foxcatcher". 
 
 He's 47 . . . she's 28.  
 
Bennett is actually two years older than MARY-KATE'S 45-year-old fiancé, Olivier Sarkozy.


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08/05/2014 7:42AM
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