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Weekly Best; July 26, 2010

johnny-depp-wbJohnny Depp may be a top box-office draw, but that doesn’t mean he’s above supporting the work of lesser-known artists. While Xany Rudoff—from whom he recently commissioned a Keith Richards portrait—was being interviewed, Johnny called in to Red Velvet Media as an alter-ego.
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Wilmer Valderrama, whose new flick, The Dry Land, opens today, gets all moist about jailed former flame Lindsay Lohan—telling host Robin Milling, “I adore her to death. I love her to death. I love her. I love Lindsay very much and I know she’ll be OK at the end.”
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Shutter Island star Patricia Clarkson chats about the hit filck’s Oscar-winning auteur. “It’s an actor’s dream. You’re working with one of the great directors of all time and he doesn’t disappoint,” she tell us. “You have to be ready to rock and roll with Martin Scorsese!”
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It ain’t easy being a supermodel, particularly if you’ve got the acting bug, like Tyson Beckford. The fashion icon chats about breaking into films, telling us, “I still get this to this day, people say, ‘Ah, I didn’t know you could act,’ or ‘I didn’t know you could speak.’”
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Robin Milling flashes back to 1992, when she went one-on-one with Dick Clark. The icon reflected on his older brother, who was killed in WWII—and whom he strived to emulate. “You’re a different person. You do things better than I do,” Dick says his brother told him. “Do what you do.”

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Tyson Beckford: I CAN Speak—and Act!

It ain’t easy being a supermodel, particularly if you’ve got the acting bug—like Tyson Beckford.

Interviewed on Conversations of a Spirited Actor, the chiseled fashion icon chats about breaking into films back in 2000, in the little-known Val Lik pic Boricua’s Bond.

 CAPTION: "It's twice as hard for us," Tyson (above) tells us of supermodels looking to strut their stuff on the silver screen.

"It's twice as hard for us," Tyson (above) tells us of supermodels looking to strut their stuff on the silver screen.

“When I started transitioning into the acting thing—and I still get this to this day, people say, ‘Ah, I didn’t know you could act,’ or ‘I didn’t know you could speak.’ I mean, because they’re so used to seeing you in ads,” he tells host Tracey Moore.

“And you’re saying, ‘Duh, dumbass, I’ve been speaking my whole life!’ continues Tyson, who also appeared opposite Laurence Fishburne in 2003′s Biker Boyz, and is currently developing another biker flick, this one titled Continue reading