SHORT CUTS: "Bad Love" for Campbell

Published September 21, 2007

Posted Sept. 12, 2007 -- Supermodel Naomi Campbell is set to star in "Bad Love," a film adaptation of Catherin Breillat's novel of the same name. In the romantic comedy, Campbell stars as a woman who has one bad relationship after another. In May, Breillat told Paris Vogue that she chose to cast the famous model after being "touched by Naomi's modesty and humility."

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Produced by Jean-Francois Lepetit's Flach Film, "Bad Love" is scheduled to begin production during the first half of 2008 -- first in Toronto, then moving to Paris.

In other Campbell news, the catwalk queen will team with several model friends for "Fashion for Relief," created to help those affected by floods that devastated communities in the UK over the summer. "Fashion for Relief" will be presented at the Natural History Museum in London on Sept. 20, at the end of London Fashion Week.

"We wanted to do something to help all those affected by the terrible UK floods, our way, Campbell said. �As a British model, in my home town in London, I am honored to be able to put on and be involved in this kind of show."

Shephard Calls "View" Gig a Miracle

Sherri Shepherd says her new job as the fifth cast member on ABC's "The View " is a miracle of God."

"Your Prayers Worked!!!" wrote the one-time legal secretary on her website. "I just want to give a heartfelt thank you to all of my fans who tirelessly emailed and wrote Barbara Walters, Bill Geddie and the ABC executives on my behalf. To think that you all took time out of your busy lives, leaves me speechless."


After guest-hosting dozens of times, Shepherd, 40, was officially named the show's newest member on Monday, joining Whoopi Goldberg as the show's other recent addition.

"To those of you who prayed ... let me tell you ... PRAYERS WORK! Because it is a miracle of God that I am now a co-host on The View," she adds on her site. "To those of you who fasted for me to get this job ... YOU CAN EAT NOW!"

But the comedian does request that people continue asking God to watch out for her. She adds: "Now just keep praying, that every morning I don't put my foot in my mouth – but if you know me, it's bound to happen :O)."

 

Written by BET-Staff

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