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Tyler Perry tops list of highest paid men in entertainment; ‘Bachelor Pad’ winners revealed

A morning mix of entertainment headlines...

Tyler Perry at the NAACP Image Awards earlier this year. (MARIO ANZUONI/REUTERS)

Tyler Perry is the highest paid man in entertainment according to yet another list in the endless parade of Forbes lists. He earned $130 million between May of 2010 and May of 2011, ranking him ahead of Jerry Bruckheimer, Steven Spielberg and Simon Cowell. In a bit of gender irony, Perry collected some of that cash by dressing up as a woman: Madea. (Forbes)

The winners of season two of “Bachelor Pad” were revealed last night on ABC. And — spoiler alert — they are ... Holly Durst and Michael Stagliano. (People)

Jennifer Aniston reportedly rushed to the hospital over the weekend to visit her mother, Nancy Dow, who suffered from a stroke. Dow was reportedly in serious condition. (Daily Mail)

Mary Fickett, one of the original stars of “All My Children,” has died at the age of 83. (BBC)

Whitney Houston is being courted to play the mother of Jordin Sparks in a remake of the 1976 movie “Sparkle,” the story of drama and drug use in a girl group loosely based on the Supremes. (Vulture)

First it was “Dirty Dancing.” Now another Patrick Swayze movie is being remade: “Point Break.” (Hollywood Reporter)

More headlines, and some semi-disturbing photos, after the jump.

Trey Parker and Matt Stone plan to make a movie version of their Tony Award-winning musical, “The Book of Mormon.” (Entertainment Weekly)

Bryan Fuller, formerly of “Pushing Daisies,” is developing a TV series about Hannibal Lecter. (Slashfilm)

For your viewing pleasure: Danny Glover wearing ill-advised footwear to a film festival. (Starpulse)

For your additional viewing pleasure: The 30 creepiest stills from the ventriloquist episode of “Hoarders: Buried Alive.” Apologies in advance for the inevitable nightmares that will ensue. (Best Week Ever)

When she isn’t at a movie theater or writing about movies, Jen Chaney is ... um ... probably at home, watching a movie.


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