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Kristen Stewart Is an Actor, Not a Movie Star, Oscar Nominee Melissa Leo Says of ‘Twilight’ Lead

Kristen: No know-it-all.

Kristen: No know-it-all.

It takes one to know one— which may bode well for Kristen Stewart‘s career.

Interviewed on Mr. Media, Melissa Leo, who was up for an Oscar for her role in 2008’s Frozen River, talks in no uncertain terms about the Twilight lead’s potential.

“Kristen Stewart will grow as an actress as she works… She doesn’t think she ‘knows it all’ by any regard,” Melissa, who co-stars with Kristen and James Gandolfini in the upcoming indy flick Welcome to the Rileys, tells host Bob Andelman.

She is not going to be caught in the persona she played in those Twilight films,” Melissa continues.

“She is going to Continue reading

Michael Jackson: 1958-2009

Michael Jackson has died, tragically, at age 50.

The pop idol, whose music, choreography and fashion changed the face of popular culture, was rushed to the hospital shortly after 12:30 p.m. PT today, upon being found unconscious in his Los Angeles home.

He reportedly never regained consciousness.michael-jackson3

In commemoration of the artist, BlogTalkRadio presents Michael Jackson Remembered tonight at 10 p.m. ET.

The live, two-hour special will be anchored by Mr. Media host Bob Andelman and co-hosted by fellow BTR hosts Kevin Ross, Mutha Knows, Shaun Daily and MarQ with a Q.

Guests include Eric Deggans, TV and media critic for the St. Petersburg Times, who is from Michael’s hometown of Gary, Ind.

Bob will also be taking calls from fans around the globe who want to share their memories of The King of Pop – and how he impacted their lives forever.

To tune in, click here.

In May, pop diva Stephanie Mills told Mutha, “I thought I was gonna marry Michael. I was so in love with Michael.”

To read more about Stephanie’s affair with Michael, click here.

It’s an Educational Edition of ‘The Mix’

It may be spring break everywhere else in America, but here on BlogTalkRadio, it’s back-to-school time.

Because this week, our ever-popular Daily Mix offers a tote-bagful of lessons, enlightenments, illuminations, edifications and other things we just snatched out of our thesaurus.

CAPTION: “You were a month old when we brought you home,” Darryl (above) tells us his “mom” told him nine years ago. “And you’re adopted.”

“You were a month old when we brought you home,” Darryl (above) tells us his “mom” told him nine years ago. “And you’re adopted.”

For instance:

—Run-DMC founder Darryl McDaniels recounts how he learned (at age 35!) that the woman he’d thought was his mom was in fact no relation to him whatsoever.

Tatyana Ali, who played little Ashley Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air tells Mr. Media host Bob Andelman what she has learned from being around such A-list co-stars as Morgan Freeman, Samuel L. Jackson, Billy D. Williams and Will Smith.

Carson Kressley of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy fame fills World Talk Live! host Brett Cohen in on what’s it’s like to come out of the closet as a young man.

—Documentary filmmaker John Ziegler reveals to Evil Conservative Radio host Patrick Gibson how, exactly, the mainstream media mis- represented Alaska Governor Sarah Palin during Election ’08.

Today show sports host Len Berman teaches Sports Heaven with Mark and Evan co-host Mark Elliot why favoring one team over another on-air is a no-no.

—Legendary character actor Burt Young – who played Paulie in the Rocky series – tells Movie Geeks United host Jamey DuVall how he learned to love Sylvester Stallone again after not speaking to him “for years and years and years.”

—The Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek informs WordBeat host Yvonne de la Vega why he believes Barack Obama is highly intelligent.

So don’t miss The Mix, hosted by everyone’s favorite pod jockey, Shaun Daily, tonight – and every Monday – at 9 p.m. ET!

To tune in, click here.