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Martin Sheen found safe by local news crew as son Charlie loses parents amidst wildfire

Martin was interviewed by a local news crew (Picture: Fox 11)
Martin Sheen has told his children he ..

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Martin was interviewed by a local news crew (Picture: Fox 11)

Martin Sheen has told his children he and his wife are safe and sound after son Charlie put out the search for them.

People all over California are being forced to evacuate their homes due to the horrific Woolsey Fire that has been spreading across the state.

Charlie, 53, took to Twitter to express his concern that he couldnt contact his father Martin, 78, or mother Janet, 74, amongst the tragedy.

The former Two And A Half Men star tweeted: I cannot get ahold of my parents, Martin and Janet Sheen. They are in the group, at the staging ground near Zuma Beach.

i cannot
get ahold of
my parents,
Martin and Janet Sheen.

they
are in the
group, at the
staging ground
near Zuma Beach.

if
anyone
has eyes on
them,
please let me
know that they
are safe and sound
in the middle of
this horrific scenario.

thank you
in advance.

xox
©️

— Charlie Sheen (@charliesheen) November 10, 2018

If anyone has eyes on them, please let me know that they are safe and sound in the middle of this horrific scenario. Thank you in advance.

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Amazingly, Martin was found by a Fox News crew who were filming on Zuma Beach.

The local Fox 11 team in Los Angeles located The West Wing actor and interviewed him, where he assured his children that he and Janet were safe.

Martin said: Emilio, Ramon, Renee, Charlie, were fine, were at Zuma Beach and were probably going to sleep in the car tonight.

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A wildfire is ripping through California, forcing thousands to evacuate their homes (Picture: Backgrid)

Were just fine. We hope you are, too, and thank this good man, fellow Screen Actors Guild member for giving this opportunity to make contact with you guys.

Sheen added that this is the worst [fire] Ive seen in the 48 years he has lived in Malibu.

Ive never seen one with this intensity, for this long, that took out so much property and caused such havoc, he told the crew.

No one has been killed. Not one life has been lost, as far as we know, in the Malibu, Oak Park, Thousand Oaks or Westlake Village. Were just going to have to reconnect and rebuild and rethink what were doing with our lives.

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The actor added that he and Janet had only taken food from their home, saving nothing else – not even their passports. We wont be traveling, at least overseas, for a while.

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A number of celebrities have been forced to evacuate their homes due to the horrific wildfires.

Caitlyn Jenners Malibu home has burned down, while flames were seen nearing the Hidden Hills home of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West.

Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian and Lady Gaga are also among the famous names who have fled their homes.

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Director ‘an idiot’ for flashing at stars including Cameron Diaz

Green Book director Peter Farrelly has apologised and called himself an “idiot” after a story emerge..

Green Book director Peter Farrelly has apologised and called himself an "idiot" after a story emerged in which stars told how he liked to flash his genitals as a joke.

New York Magazine's The Cut published excerpts of a story which ran in Newsweek in 1998, which said Farrelly and his brother and frequent film-making partner Bobby Farrelly would "prank" colleagues.

The Farrelly brothers are best known for comedies including Dumb and Dumber, Shallow Hal, Kingpin and There's Something About Mary.

Image: Cameron Diaz starred in the Farrelly brothers' There's Something About Mary

Those who spoke to Newsweek about being tricked included film executive Tom Rothman and actress Cameron Diaz, who was starring in There's Something About Mary at the time.

Both treated the incidents as a prank, The Cut article notes.

Peter Farrelly has had something of a reinvention with last year's Green Book, a comedy-drama about racism set in the Deep South in the 1960s, which he directed on his own.

Director Peter Farrelly and the Green Book cast on stage at the Golden Globes 2019
Image: Farrelly won a Golden Globe with Green Book

The film stars Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen as a black concert pianist and his Italian-American driver who become unlikely friends, and won a Golden Globe at the weekend for best musical or comedy film, as well as the awards for best supporting actor for Ali and best screenplay.

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Following The Cut's article, Farrelly issued a statement through his publicists saying the stories were true.

"I was an idiot," he said. "I did this decades ago and I thought I was being funny and the truth is I'm embarrassed and it makes me cringe now. I'm deeply sorry."

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Gary Oldman surprises fans as he narrates David Bowie app on late singers birthday

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He was good friends with the late singer so it only makes sense that Gary Oldman features on the new David Bowie app.

To coincide with what would have been Bowies 72nd birthday and third death anniversary, the David Bowie Is app arrived earlier this week giving fans an interactive exhibition into the life and stellar career of the iconic British singer, who died on 10 January 2016.

Fans can navigate their way through hundreds of Bowies earliest stage outfits, videos, handwritten lyrics and diary entries in 360-degree detail. Its a digital adaptation of the critically-acclaimed V&A Museum exhibition, which launched in 2013 and toured around the world before closing last summer.

It was a no-brainer for Gary to feature on the David Bowie app (Picture: Getty Images)

But perhaps one of the top highlights is Oldman narrating a visual of Bowies 1974 Diamond Dogs Tour. In his voiceover, the Oscar-winning actor says the tour featured contemporary music and theatre several years ahead of its time and a stellar lineup of theatrical collaborators quite unlike that of any previous rock tour.

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The historic tour boasted a dystopian cityscape theme, inspired by George Orwells classic novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.

On his involvement with the project, Oldman said in a statement: This brings the amazing David Bowie Is exhibition to a wider audience. Its great that his fans get to experience it. It was a privilege to be involved.

09 January 2019, US, New York: The picture of pop musician David Bowie can be seen on the display of a smartphone. An elaborately designed app recounts the life and career of pop musician David Bowie (1947-2016). The app serves as a digital version of the exhibition "David Bowie Is", which visited more than two million people worldwide on its tour through twelve cities. Photo: Johannes Schmitt-Tegge/dpa
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09 January 2019, US, New York: A picture of pop musician David Bowie can be seen on the display of a smartphone. An elaborately designed app recounts the life and career of pop musician David Bowie (1947-2016). The app serves as a digital version of the exhibition "David Bowie Is", which visited more than two million people worldwide on its tour through twelve cities. Photo: Johannes Schmitt-Tegge/dpa
The app is an adaptation of the V&A exhibition (Picture: Avalon.red)
09 January 2019, US, New York: The picture of pop musician David Bowie can be seen on the display of a smartphone. An elaborately designed app recounts the life and career of pop musician David Bowie (1947-2016). The app serves as a digital version of the exhibition "David Bowie Is", which visited more than two million people worldwide on its tour through twelve cities. Photo: Johannes Schmitt-Tegge/dpa
Browse through handwritten letters and original lyrics (Picture: Avalon.red)

Oldman, 60, was known to have an especially close friendship with Bowie and made a cameo in the late singers 2013 music video for The Next Day. The pair also starred together in the 1996 movie Basquiat. (more…)

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As Lady Gaga apologises for working with R Kelly, all the stars who have spoken out against him

The allegations of sexual abuse against R Kelly have been brought into the spotlight again by the Li..

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The allegations of sexual abuse against R Kelly have been brought into the spotlight again by the Lifetime docu-series Surviving R Kelly.

Fresh investigations into the Ignition singer have been launched in Chicago and Atlanta into allegations of sexual and physical abuse made against him by a number of women.

The 52-year-old is accused of holding five women in a sex cult, as well as having sexual contact with girls as young as 14. R Kelly has strongly denied these allegations.

While the attention on the allegations has ramped up since the airing of Surviving R Kelly, rumours have been rampant since the 90s, when the singer allegedly married Aaliyah when she was 15 and he was 27.

In light of the documentary, Lady Gaga – who collaborated with R Kelly on the 2013 song Do What You Want – has apologised for working with the R&B star.

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Lady Gaga is pulling Do What You Want from streaming platforms (Picture: Michael Tran/FilmMagic)

In a note on social media, Gaga wrote: As a victim of sexual assault myself, I made both the song and the video at a dark time in my life, my intention was to create something extremely defiant and provocative because I was angry and still hadnt processed the trauma that had occurred in my own life.

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The song is called “Do What U Want (With My Body),” I think its clear how explicitly twisted my thinking was at the time. If I could go back and have a talk with my younger self Id tell her to go through the therapy I have since then, so that I could understand the confused post-traumatic state that I was in—or if therapy was not available to me or anyone in my situation—to seek help, and speak as openly and honestly as possible about what weve been through.

I cant go back but I can go forward and continue to support women, men and people of all seuxal identities and of all races who are victims of sexual assault. I have demonstrated my stance on this issue and others many times throughout my career. (more…)

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