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Adam Sandler, a cast member in the motion picture comedy "Jack and Jill" attends the premiere of the film with his wife Jackie Titone at the Regency Village Theatre in the Westwood section of Los Angeles on November 6, 2011. UPU/Jim Ruymen | License Photo

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ADAM SANDLER: "Jack and Jill," a big-screen comedy starring Adam Sandler as the titular twin siblings, "won" 10 Razzie Awards at a Santa Monica ceremony.


The movie is the first to sweep all categories in the Razzies' 32-year history.

It was named Worst Picture of 2011, while Sandler was declared Worst Actor and Worst Actress, and the cast was dubbed Worst Ensemble Sunday night.

Sandler's Oscar-winning co-star Al Pacino earned the Worst Supporting Actor accolade and David Spade, appearing in drag in a cameo in the flick, picked up the Worst Supporting Actress trophy.

Inspired by Ed Wood's "Glen or Glenda," the film also garnered the distinction of Worst Remake, Rip-Off or Sequel and was recognized for Worst Screenplay, which was penned by Sandler and Steve Koren.

Dennis Dugan won the Worst Director title for "Jack and Jill," as well as for the Sandler-produced "Just Go with It."

The Worst Screen Couple trophy went to Sandler for his chemistry with himself, Pacino or Katie Holmes.


ALEC BALDWIN: U.S. actor Alec Baldwin has confirmed he is engaged to 28-year-old yoga instructor Hilaria Thomas.

"Yes, it's true! Alec proposed to Hilaria this weekend and we're all excited for the newly engaged couple," Baldwin's representative told Monday. "Alec's birthday is tomorrow -- great way to celebrate!"

No other details regarding how, when and where the "30 Rock" star popped the question were reported.

Baldwin, 53, has been dating Thomas since last summer. He was previously married to actress Kim Basinger. Baldwin and Basinger are the parents of a 16-year-old daughter named Ireland.

BRUCE WILLIS: Bruce Willis' publicist says the film star's wife, Emma Hemming, has given birth to their daughter in Los Angeles. reported Mabel Ray Willis weighed in at 9 pounds, 1 ounce when she was born Sunday.

The couple, who have been married three years, "are overjoyed about the newest member of their family. Both mother and baby are healthy and doing beautifully," Willis' representative told

Willis, 57, has three adult daughters with his ex-wife, actress Demi Moore. He is best known for his work in the "Die Hard" film franchise, as well as the TV show "Moonlighting."


Hemming, 33, is a model and fashion designer.

ASHTON KUTCHER: U.S. television star Ashton Kutcher is to play late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in director Joshua Michael Stern's independent film "Jobs," Variety reported.

Kutcher is best known for his work on the sitcoms "Two and a Half Men" and "That 70s Show," and the films "Spread" and "Bobby."

Variety said Matt Whiteley wrote the screenplay for "Jobs," which is to start production in May.

Jobs, the computer genius who helped revolutionize the communication and entertainment industries, died of cancer last October. He was 56.

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