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‘Eureka’ Hunk Colin Ferguson: Single Again! (But Not Exactly Lovin’ It)

Caption: "It's hard on me," Colin (above) tells us of his lack of luck in landing a permanent lady.

"It's hard on me," Colin (above) tells us of his lack of luck in landing a permanent lady.

Colin Ferguson may have found love on the little screen, but real-life romance has once again escaped him—no thanks to his TV success.

Interviewed on Rex Sikes’ Movie Beat, the star of the hit Syfy series Eureka opens up about breaking up yet again.

When host Rex Sikes asks, “Do you have a social life?” the Canadian actor replies:

“I’ve never had a girlfriend who’s survived. Every single girlfriend has come to their senses a couple months in.

“This great, sweet girl I was dating, she turned to me at one point on some weekend and said, ‘I don’t see you. I can’t Continue reading

‘Hercules’ Star Kevin Sorbo: Hollywood Studios Are ‘Truly a Mafia’

EDITOR’S NOTE (Sept. 18, 2010): Last month, Kevin Sorbo told host Rex Sikes that Tinseltown studios are “truly a mafia.” Today, the New York Post writes that the Hercules star “might be the bravest actor in Hollywood for taking on the ‘creative accounting’ practiced by the studios.”

Kevin Sorbo may be a Greek demigod in the eyes of billions, but in Hollywood’s eyes he’s little more than a spec of dust. Or so he believes.

Interviewed on Movie Beat, the actor who, from 1995 to 1999, played the lead in Hercules: The Legendary Journeys—which would become the world’s most watched TV series—lashes out at the ways of Tinseltown.

"They just want to force the dark side on us because they like to wallow in their own misery," Kevin (above) tells us of  the studio chiefs.

"They just want to force the dark side on us because they like to wallow in their own misery," Kevin (above) tells us of studio chiefs.

“Ever since the ‘60s, it’s just gotten worse in Hollywood,” Kevin tells host Rex Sikes. I like visual effects like anyone else but the bulk of those movies—the Transformers —even though they make hundreds of millions of dollars because it’s all the 12 to 20 year olds who see it five times because it’s a video game, there’s no story, there’s zero story.

“The studios—I think I’ve mentioned this to you before —they are mafia. And I don’t use that term lightly. They are certainly, truly a mafia,” Kevin continues.

“They hide the money, they bury the money, they won’t Continue reading