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omarsharif.jpgOmar Sharif To Take A Chill Pill: Omar Sharif is heading to anger management classes and two years’ probation after pleading no contest to hitting a Beverly Hills parking valet. We have no idea why the valet made a stink — if Omar Sharif bitch-slaps you, you wear it like a badge of honor. And then sell your story to ET.

fervor.jpgChris Lee Coins A Phrase: Media moguls and other rich people are making documentaries and advocacy movies to give voice to the voiceless. Lee’s term for them: Filmanthropists. We like it.

lateagle.jpgTrib Co. To Restructure: The latest in the ongoing Tribune Co. financial ping-pong game calls for the board to stick its middle finger up at all its bidders and try to solve its problems internally.

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