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March 14, 2013 at 2:00 PM   |   Comments

Iranian officials to sue over films like 'Argo'

TEHRAN, March 14 (UPI) -- A French lawyer says she is helping Iranian officials sue filmmakers behind what they regard as anti-Iran propaganda films such as "Argo," CNN reported.

"I will defend Iran against the films like 'Argo,' which are produced in Hollywood to distort the country's image," CNN Wednesday quoted Isabelle Coutant-Peyre as saying.

Directed by Ben Affleck, "Argo" won the Best Picture Oscar this year. It is about the rescue of U.S. diplomats during the 1979-80 Iran hostage crisis.

"The Iranophobic American movie attempts to describe Iranians as overemotional, irrational, insane, and diabolical while at the same, the CIA agents are represented as heroically patriotic," Iran's state-run Press TV said.

CNN did not say exactly who the officials looking to sue the filmmakers are, what they are seeking in damages or where and when the lawsuit is to be filed.


Charlie Sheen's chef Khristianne Uy wins TV's 'The Taste'

LOS ANGELES, March 14 (UPI) -- Khristianne Uy, Hollywood actor Charlie Sheen's personal chef, has won the first season of the ABC cooking competition show "The Taste."

Uy was presented with a 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid and $100,000 cash prize on Tuesday's season finale.

Sheen took to Twitter to show his support as the episode began.

"The fate of my personal chef 'K' rests on the finale of 'The Taste' tonight on ABC..! Watch...and C. The Sheenius only works with #winners."

Uy ultimately beat out fellow finalists Diane DiMeo, Gregg Drusinksy and Sarah Schiear for the honor of becoming the show's first winner.

"We are absolutely thrilled for Khristianne Uy, and wish her all the best in her future endeavors. She was a real competitor this season and was certainly entertaining to watch each and every week. We're happy to call her the first winner of 'The Taste,'" said Chris Coelen, executive producer of the series.

"The fact of the matter is she just dominated the entire competition. She was always in the top, bar-none just the best in the competition -- just really really proud of her and everything she's done," said Brian Malarkey, Uy's mentor throughout the series.


Report: Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth end engagement

NEW YORK, March 14 (UPI) -- Singer Miley Cyrus and actor Liam Hemsworth have ended their engagement and split up, multiple sources told the New York Post.

"Miley and Liam are done; it's over. She likes to party really hard and can be pretty wild. It became a problem for him," an insider told the newspaper.

"They have broken up before, and are broken up again now. There was drama because she suspected he had a wandering eye. And she recently tweeted a denial that he cheated," a second source said.

"While Miley has insisted they are still together, right now they are very, very much apart."

Hemsworth, 23, and Cyrus, 20, became engaged last May. The couple started dating when they met on the set of the big-screen romance "The Last Song" in 2009.


Actress Anna Kendrick and director Edgar Wright break up

LOS ANGELES, March 14 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Anna Kendrick and British filmmaker Edgar Wright have broken up after dating for four years, multiple sources told Us Weekly.

"She's single," one insider told the magazine Wednesday. "It was done a little while ago."

No reason was given for the split.

Kendrick is known for her films "Pitch Perfect" and "Up in the Air" while Wright helmed "Shaun of the Dead" and "Hot Fuzz."

The former couple met in 2009 on the set of the film "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World."

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