Last week in entertainment

Last updated 14:40 10/09/2012

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Are you up to date with what's happening in the world of entertainment? Here are the most-read stories of last week.

1. Michael Clarke Duncan dead at 54
Actor Michael Clarke Duncan, who played the gentle giant on death-row in The Green Mile died last week at the age of 54 after a heart attack. His huge smile will be sorely missed.

2. Siblings take The Block's top honours
While siblings Ben and Libby Crawford won DYI competition The Block fair and square, a Wellington couple who lost out big time won over the viewer's hearts.

3. Party girls tells of drunken fumble
The "scandal" around Prince Harry's naked Las Vegas party keeps on giving. This time is was a young woman who claimed she had a "drunken fumble" with the prince. Clarence House later refuted the story. But is it true? We don't know, we weren't invited to the party.

4. Tom Cruise's bizarre wife hunt
Another story that seems to get more bizarre every week: Rumours about Scientology's wife recruitment process for Tom Cruise have been around for a while, but never were they so detailed as in a recent Vanity Fair article.

5. Soap actor can't stop evil Alf
Speaking of bizarre - YouTube videos published by a Sydney plasterer who runs under the moniker Doodleburger are depicting Ray Meagher's character from Home and Away as a foul-mouthed sexual predator who operates a "rape dungeon". The viral videos are headed for an Australian film festival, and there's nothing the actor can do about it. Apparently.

6. Selena Gomez gets raunchy
Oh my, they're growing up so fast...Former Disney girl and Justin Bieber girlfriend Selena Gomez is shedding the wholesome image with her raunchy and raucous new film Spring Breakers.

7. Prince Harry jokes about naked pics
This time around Prince Harry showed that he is capable of so much more than just a game of strip billiard. In his first official public appearance since his wild weekend in Vegas the prince easily won over children and grown-ups alike at the WellChild charity for seriously ill children.

8. Is Kristen Stewart's career over?
Times are not easy for 22-year-old actress Kristen Stewart since her affair with married Snow White and the Huntsman director Rupert Sanders became public. But does that mean her career is over?

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9. What the gossip mags say
We do like our weekly dose of gossip. There's no denying.

10. Hobbit trilogy 'creative stagnation'
A British blogger kicked up a fuss with his article suggesting that Kiwi film king Peter Jackson's decision to turn the Hobbit into three movies showed that he had run out of creative juice. Many Stuff readers were not amused.

- Stuff

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