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June 20, 2012 at 1:50 PM   |   Comments

Forbes: Stewart is highest paid actress

LOS ANGELES, June 20 (UPI) -- Forbes says Hollywood starlet Kristen Stewart earned $34.5 million between May 2011 and May 2012, putting her at the top of its list of highest-paid actresses.

Stewart, 22, is the female lead of the "Twilight" film franchise and also recently headlined "Snow White and the Huntsman."

Cameron Diaz came in at No. 2 on the Forbes list with $34 million, followed by Sandra Bullock at No. 3 with $25 million, Angelina Jolie at No. 4 with $20 million and Charlize Theron at No. 5 with $18 million.

Rounding out the top tier are Julia Roberts at No. 6 with $16 million, Sarah Jessica Parker at No. 7 with $15 million, Meryl Streep and Kristen Wiig tied at No. 8 with $12 million, and Jennifer Aniston at No. 9 with $11 million.


Wynonna Judd marries Cactus Moser

LEIPER'S FORK, Tenn., June 20 (UPI) -- Country music star Wynonna Judd married musician Cactus Moser, her boyfriend of three years, on her farm in Leiper's Fork, Tenn., UsMagazine.com reported.

The bride, 48, wore an Houri Barahimi dress and went barefoot for the June 10 wedding, which her famous mother Naomi and Sister Ashley did not attend, the magazine said Wednesday.

However, Grace, 16, and Elijah, 17 -- her children from a previous marriage -- were on hand to help her celebrate her big day.

Moser, 55, is a drummer in Judd's band, The Big Noise.


Carrey drops out of 'Dumber' sequel

LOS ANGELES, June 20 (UPI) -- Jim Carrey's publicist says the actor will not co-star with Jeff Daniels in a planned sequel to their 1994 Hollywood comedy, "Dumb and Dumber."

Fraternal filmmakers Peter and Bobby Farrelly said in April the original stars were reuniting in September for a follow-up.

But Carrey's representative confirmed an "Entertainment Tonight" report saying Carrey had grown "increasingly frustrated" by the lack of enthusiasm Warner Bros. and New Line are showing for the project.

Carrey wants to make the film but doesn't understand why making a sequel to the blockbuster appears to be a low priority for the studios involved, the report said.

"I would have thought 'Dumb and Dumber To' was a no-brainer," Carrey said in a statement to ET.com. "After all, it's implied in the title."

E! News said it is possible the studios aren't as excited about the film because the Farrelly brothers' last comedy, "The Three Stooges," underperformed at the box office.


'Myself' tops U.S. album chart

LOS ANGELES, June 20 (UPI) -- Usher's "Looking 4 Myself" is No. 1 on the U.S. album chart, Billboard.com reported Wednesday.

Coming in at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 is Rush's "Clockwork Angels," followed by Adele's "21" at No. 3, Josh Turner's "Punching Bag" at No. 4 and Ed Sheeran's "+" at No. 5.

Rounding out the top tier are One Direction's "Up All Night" at No. 6, Neil Young and Crazy Horse's "Americana" at No. 7, Alan Jackson's "Thirty Miles West" at No. 8, the "Rock of Ages" film soundtrack at No. 9 and Waka Flocka Flame's "Triple F Life" at No. 10.

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