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Michelle Williams

Pitt doesn’t do baseball

While “Moneyball” was a clear passion project for Brad Pitt, he’s still surprised anyone involved in baseball let him do it, given his lack of history with the sport. “It’s shameful how little I know about baseball. … I’m amazed they let me do this movie,” Pitt tells Sports Illustrated. “Baseball and I didn’t get along that well. I wrestled one year [in high school]. I dove one year. Everything but baseball.”

Williams has ‘I quit’ fantasy, too

Despite the acclaim she’s been receiving for her upcoming films, Michelle Williams admits she’s been fantasizing about leaving acting behind. “I often dream of quitting acting. Walking away and becoming a laundress or a sous chef, or maybe writing other people’s love letters for a living,” Williams tells Hobo magazine. “Clearly, I don’t like to be in charge.” But don’t go writing the “My Week with Marilyn” star off just yet, as she admits that “thinking of quitting is just keeping going in disguise.”

Don’t mess with Lea Michele

“Modern Family” star Sarah Hyland has found herself in a war of words on Twitter with fans of “Glee” star Lea Michele after Hyland mocked Michele’s red carpet poses while guest-hosting “Fashion Police” on the E! network (um, I?hope they don’t read what I wrote, above). “I did not intend for my comments to be taken in a malicious way. But I did hate the dress. Called her ass great. Did you all hear that one?” Hyland tweeted in response to rabid fans, who also accused Hyland of being jealous of Michele’s success. “In no way am I jealous of Lea Michelle,” Hyland shot back.

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