Actor Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest movie character, an Austrian fashionista called Bruno, drew gasps and some cheers as he appeared dressed as a bull in front of Spain’s main bullring last week.
The British actor-comedian who was in Madrid to promote his new movie — “Bruno” — arrived in a horse-drawn carriage escorted by muscular matadors just as the sun set on the historic bullring Las Ventas.
“Ich have come to redress the wrong done to the gay community by that Hollywood movie on Harvey Milk which was acted by Sean Penn, who’s not even gay,” Cohen told a crowd of bemused Madrid onlookers in a German accent.
Brangelina donates a mill
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have donated $1 million to the U.N. refugee agency providing aid to hundreds of thousands uprooted by violence in Pakistan.
The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees says it is grateful for the donation. It said Thursday the money will go to alleviating suffering caused by the “most challenging humanitarian crisis of the past decade.”
A Farrah-tale wedding
Ryan O’Neal says he plans to marry Farrah Fawcett, who is struggling to overcome cancer.
The 68-year-old actor says in an interview with Barbara Walters for ABC’s “20/20” that he asked his longtime companion to marry him and “she’s agreed.” O’Neal says they will tie the knot “as soon as she can say yes.”
Walters’ interview with O’Neal airs Friday.
The birthday bunch
Actor Al Molinaro (“Happy Days”) is 90. Comedian Jack Carter is 86. Singer Arthur Brown is 65. Guitarist Jeff Beck is 65. Singer Colin Blunstone of The Zombies is 64. Drummer Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac is 62. Actor Peter Weller is 62. Bassist John Illsley of Dire Straits is 60. Actress Nancy Allen is 59. Bassist Curt Smith of Tears for Fears is 48. Actress Sherry Stringfield (“ER”) is 42. Actress Mindy Kaling (“The Office”) is 30.