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April 23, 2007
April 23, 2007

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April 23, 2007

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"I FEEL likemore of a tennis player than an actress," said Elisabeth Shue, and it's notjust because it's been two years since the Oscar nominee has appeared in atheatrical release. Shue, 43, who was up for a best actress award for her 1995role in Leaving Las Vegas, is training to become a pro tennis player. "Idon't think I'll be playing at the U.S. Open," Shue (right) said. "Butby September, I'd like to be competing professionally, even at the lowestlevel."... LIL' Romeo isn't so lil' anymore. The 6-foot son of Master P, aplatinum-selling rapper in his own right, is a junior point guard at BeverlyHills High, where he goes by his given name, PERCY MILLER. He averaged 13.9points and 5.6 rebounds this season, and last week made an oral commitment toUSC for 2008.... Brian Bosworth blazed a trail for chemically enhanced formerNFL linebackers in Hollywood, and Bill Romanowski is following it. Romanowski,41, who retired in 2003 and has admitted using steroids and HGH, has roles intwo upcoming movies. He'll play a gay cowboy in Wieners, a comedy starringJenny McCarthy about three friends who travel cross-country in a gianthot-dog-shaped vehicle. (It will be out later this year.) He'll also portray anair traffic controller in the big-screen version of Get Smart, due out in2008.

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