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Jonah Hill Accused of Emotional Abuse by Ex

Sarah Brady says he tried to control her using 'therapy speak'

(Newser) - Jonah Hill is being accused of emotional abuse by an ex-girlfriend. Surfer and model Sarah Brady on Friday posted an Instagram story (meaning it was only viewable for 24 hours, but screenshots abound) showing what she said were text messages from the actor from the year they dated, between August...

Jonah Hill Is Changing His Name

Jonah Hill
Is Changing
His Name

Jonah Hill Is Changing His Name

Actor is legally dropping 'Feldstein,' will go by his stage name

(Newser) - Jonah Hill wants to be Jonah Hill, legally. The 38-year-old actor (Superbad, Wolf of Wall Street, 21 Jump Street, Don't Look Up, etc.) has filed documents in Los Angeles Superior Court to legally change his name from Jonah Hill Feldstein to his stage name of Jonah Hill, reports...

Jonah Hill Won't Be Out Promoting His New Film

'Superbad' actor is latest star to step back from social media for his mental health

(Newser) - Tom Holland isn't the only celebrity of late to ditch social media he finds "overwhelming." Superbad and Wolf of Wall Street actor Jonah Hill deleted his Instagram last week, around the same time he announced he's been suffering from anxiety attacks for almost two decades and...

Scorsese Finds His Jerry Garcia
Finds His
Jerry Garcia

Scorsese Finds His Jerry Garcia

Jonah Hill will play him in 'Grateful Dead' film

(Newser) - Meet your "Jerry Garcia": Jonah Hill will play the musician in Martin Scorsese's upcoming Grateful Dead film, which he's making for Apple. The band and its management are involved in the untitled biopic, and Apple has rights to the Grateful Dead catalog for the movie's soundtrack,...

Jonah Hill on Fans' Body Praise: 'It's Not Helpful'

In Instagram post, actor asks that people not comment on how he looks, 'good or bad'

(Newser) - Jonah Hill has a simple request: Don't talk about his body. The actor, who spoke out earlier this year about childhood insecurities "exacerbated by years of public mockery about my body by press and interviewers," took to Instagram on Wednesday to ask that fans refrain from commenting...

After Shirtless Pic in Tabloid, Jonah Hill Delivers a Message

Actor reveals past body image insecurities, tells others struggling that they're 'awesome and perfect'

(Newser) - Actors are used to seeing their photos, often furtively shot by paparazzi, strewn about the tabloids, but Jonah Hill decided he wasn't going to stay silent after a recent set popped up. Per CNN , the UK's Daily Mail tabloid published pictures of the Superbad and Wolf of Wall ...

A New King of Movie Profanities Is Crowned

Samuel L. who? Jonah Hill claims the most cussing in his movie roles

(Newser) - Samuel L. Jackson is no longer the king of swearing in film. Jonah Hill was "humbled" to learn he'd nabbed the honor upon reading an article published Wednesday by the Wrap , which was based on an analysis by Buzz Bingo . The analysis found Jackson had uttered 301 profanities...

Without Baldwin, SNL Mocks Fox's Caravan Coverage

Plus, Pete Davidson mocks candidate who lost eye in war, addresses Ariana Grande breakup

(Newser) - With Alec Baldwin busy with legal trouble , Saturday Night Live used its final episode before the midterm elections to poke fun at Fox News and its coverage of the migrant caravan, with Kate McKinnon worrying as host Laura Ingraham about "a vicious caravan of dozens, maybe millions of illegal...

'Miniature' Force Powers Jonah Hill's Mid90s
'Miniature' Force
Powers Jonah Hill's Mid90s

'Miniature' Force Powers Jonah Hill's Mid90s

Sunny Suljic delivers what 'might be the performance of the year'

(Newser) - Jonah Hill's writing and directing debut has arrived. Mid90s , partly based on Hill's own childhood, focuses on a 13-year-old looking for acceptance among a crew of older skateboarders in 1990s Los Angeles. The R-rated, coming-of-age flick has a 79% rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes , and an even...

Maroon 5 Manager Jordan Feldstein Dead at 40

Brother of Jonah Hill died from a heart attack Friday

(Newser) - Friends and family of Jordan Feldstein are shaken by the sudden loss of the longtime music manager. reports that Feldstein, 40, passed away Friday from a heart attack. His family released a statement asking for privacy. “Unfortunately, last night Jordan called 911 for shortness of breath, when...

War Dogs Struggles, but Jonah Hill Shines
War Dogs Struggles,
but Jonah Hill Shines

War Dogs Struggles, but Jonah Hill Shines

'If only the rest of the film matched his talents'

(Newser) - Director Todd Phillips of bro comedies like The Hangover and Old School takes a dramatic turn in War Dogs, based on the true story of two dudes from Miami who win a government contract to supply weapons to US troops. Critics agree it doesn't quite live up to its...

Leonardo DiCaprio Adorably Pranks Jonah Hill

It's a Hollywood bromance

(Newser) - Awww, bromance. Leonardo DiCaprio saw one of his best friends, Jonah Hill, on the street in New York City recently—so he pranked him by pretending to be a stalker-ish fan with a camera. The pair, who worked together on the Wolf of Wall Street, then engaged in an adorable...

How 7 Celebs Got Their Famous Scars

Car crashes, horseback riding accidents, and tag, oh my

(Newser) - Ever wondered how a famous actor or actress got their famous scar? The New York Post rounds up 14 stories-behind-the-scars:
  • Tina Fey was just 5 when a stranger approached her in her front yard and cut her left cheek with a knife, leaving her with a visible scar.
  • Harrison Ford

22 Jump Street Stays Fresh
 22 Jump Street Stays Fresh 

22 Jump Street Stays Fresh

Critics are still laughing at Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill

(Newser) - Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill are back as partners-in-crime-fighting in 22 Jump Street, but rather than go undercover as high-schoolers to infiltrate a drug ring, this time around they're going undercover as college students. How does the sequel stand up to the first installment? Read on.
  • "That Stoner

Jonah Hill: 'My Heart's Broken' Over Gay Slur

Apologizes at length on 'Tonight Show,' Howard Stern

(Newser) - The first thing Jonah Hill wanted to do when he went on the Tonight Show last night was apologize. Hill got a lot of bad press after hurling a gay slur at a photographer who was attacking him verbally while he was out with friends. Hill and Jimmy Fallon quickly...

DiCaprio, Jonah Hill to Make Movie of Richard Jewell

Security was wrongly linked to Olympic bombing of 1996

(Newser) - Leonardo DiCaprio says he and The Wolf of Wall Street co-star Jonah Hill are "going to come up with something unique" as they re-team to tell the story of 1996 Olympics security guard Richard Jewell. Hill will star as Jewell in the planned film, which was presented to the...

Leo, Titanic Crash Hill's Monologue

'Am I flying, Jack?'

(Newser) - Jonah Hill returned to Saturday Night Live last night with an opening monologue that attempted to separate from Wolf of Wall Street co-star Leo DiCaprio, and somehow ended with "the thing that made me feel safe"—both actors wrapped in a Titanic-esque embrace as that migraine-in-your-eye-inducing music played....

Why Jonah Hill Made Wolf for Peanuts

He took the SAG minimum paycheck, $60K

(Newser) - Jonah Hill took the absolute minimum paycheck for his role in The Wolf of Wall Street because he felt so passionate about working with Martin Scorsese, he explained to Howard Stern yesterday. "They gave me the lowest amount of money possible, that was their offer," Hill recalled, adding...

Wolf of Wall Street Is a Wild Ride
 Wolf of Wall Street 
 Is a Wild Ride 
movie review

Wolf of Wall Street Is a Wild Ride

DiCaprio, Scorsese team up for a new look at excess

(Newser) - The new DiCaprio-Scorsese movie The Wolf of Wall Street is getting solid reviews from critics (79% positive on Rotten Tomatoes ) and fans alike (86%). Some odds and ends:
  • Boring, it's not: It's "an exuberant, hyper-energized riot," writes Richard Brody at the New Yorker . "It’

Angelina: No Boozers at Our Wedding

Jolie bans Pitt's harder-partying pals

(Newser) - Angelina Jolie wants to avoid messy scenes at her wedding (or, as a source puts it, she "wants the whole affair to be very civilized"), and that means some of Brad Pitt's pals won't be invited. Namely Jonah Hill, Quentin Tarantino, and Philip Seymour Hoffman (...

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