The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce–along with 2012 Walk of Fame honoree Marg Helgenberger–announced the 2013 recipients of 24 stars on the legendary Hollywood Walk of Fame. Magicians Penn and Teller have been named as honorees of the prestigious award as a means of recognizing their contributions as magicians within the category of live performance.
On June 22, Penn Jillette posted the news on his Twitter stream saying “We are getting a star in Hollywood. This would have meant the world to my folks and my sister. I miss them so much.”
The list of 2013 Walk of Fame honorees include:
- Jane Lynch (Television category, Glee.)
- Matthew Perry (Television category, Friends.)
- Ellen DeGeneres (Television category, The Ellen DeGeneres Show.)
- Simon Baker (Television category, The Mentalist.)
- Bryan Cranston (Television category, Malcolm in the Middle.)
- Katey Sagal (Television category, Married . . . with Children.)
Article (and list) continues, HERE.
According to paperwork which has been filed with the Las Vegas federal court since April 11, magician Teller has brought a lawsuit against Dutch entertainer Gerard Dogge. Gerard Dogge’s performance name, Gerard Bakardy, is also mentioned in the legal paperwork.
Dogge’s legal troubles began when he allegedly posted Teller’s Shadows illusion–of which Teller owns the copyright–on the popular video website, YouTube. During the video, Dogge performed an illusion which he called Rose & Her Shadow. After Dogge’s performance on the video he allegedly offered to sell the secret behind his Rose & Her Shadow illusion for the sum of $3,050.
Article continued, HERE.