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Brangelina Pictures Leaked to Internet; Lindsay Lohan Turns 20; Luke Perry`s New Show to Debut on NBC; Celebrating National Women`s Confidence Day

Aired June 7, 2006 - 19:00:00   ET


A.J. HAMMER, CO-HOST: From pet names to breaking up and, yes, even back hair. What women and men really think? I`m A.J. Hammer in New York.
BROOKE ANDERSON, CO-HOST: Back hair, gross. And what you should never, ever say to Lindsay Lohan. I`m Brooke Anderson in Hollywood. TV`s most provocative entertainment news show starts right now.


HAMMER (voice-over): On SHOWBIZ TONIGHT, Oh, baby. Tonight Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie speak out for the very first time since their little girl, Shiloh, was born. And SHOWBIZ TONIGHT is right there in Africa.

Plus, new details in a knockdown, take no prisoners picture battle of Shiloh. Who was fighting for the photos? Who might end up in court? SHOWBIZ TONIGHT goes gaga over the Brangelina baby.

Plus, the sultry sex spy. Tonight meet the P.I. who will do just about anything to catch a cheating guy.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: How many times have you found there was no cheating going on?


HAMMER: The secret agent for hire who digs up dirt on secret affairs. Come along as SHOWBIZ TONIGHT goes undercover to find out what is going on under the covers.


ANDERSON: Hi there, I`m Brooke Anderson in Hollywood.

HAMMER: I`m A.J. Hammer in New York. And Brooke, today, their royal highnesses, the esteemed Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, deemed today suitable, to let the world into their lives at least just for a little while.

ANDERSON: Yes, they did. For the very first time since the birth of their baby, Messiah, I mean Shiloh, which, by the way means messiah, got that? The royal couple played meet the press halfway around the world. But no, it wasn`t Tim Russert doing questioning.


(voice-over): The eyes of the showbiz world were not on Hollywood but on the African nation of Namibia. Specifically the coastal town of Swakopmund. There, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt made their first public appearance since their baby girl, Shiloh Nouvel, was born on May 27. A super-excusive press conference, before a few hand-picked Namibian reporters, the superstars thanked their host country for its hospitality and for keeping the international paparazzi away from the Pitt-Jolie family as they awaited Shiloh`s birth.

LLOYD GROVE, "NEW YORK DAILY NEWS" COLUMNIST: They`re allowing Brad and Angelina to say who can come into the country and who can`t. They`are in a very secluded and expensive resort. It`s almost as if -- or it is as if Brad and Angelina are heads of state.

ANDERSON: But, as mom and dad-gelina hobnobbed with their African hosts, an all out war was breaking out with what may be the biggest, most highly anticipated, and most expensive baby photo of all time.

Pitt and Jolie have sold the North American rights to their new Shiloh baby photos for, ready for this, a reported $4.1 million to people magazine, which, like this network, is owned by Time-Warner. European magazine "Hello" bought the British rights. Pitt and Jolie say the money they get from the photos will go to charity. Getty Images snapped the pictures and brokered the deal. It`s CEO tells SHOWBIZ TONIGHT how it all came about.

JONATHAN KLEIN, CEO, GETTY IMAGES: I approached her through one of her advisors, and suggested that, let`s try and avoid the frenzy, let`s try and avoid somebody making a lot of money out of this and let`s work together to shoot these images, have a controlled distribution of them, and the money go to charitable causes and the couple said, yeah, let`s do it, and that`s what we did.

ANDERSON: "People" magazine planned to publish the baby pics in its new issue hitting newsstands on Friday, but the internet waits for no one. Someone got a hold of "Hello`s" photos Tuesdays and the Brangelina baby pictures spread like wildfire on to websites like this one. We won`t show you the actual photo because we don`t want to get sued today.

GROVE: The internet is the Wild West, and somehow they got a hold of the "Hello" magazine photo. A few websites put it up. But, you know what? The Wild West, but there`s a new sheriff in town and within seconds of the photo being posted, a scary, scary lawyer`s letters were sent to the websites and everybody else and they were immediately pulled down.

ANDERSON: So it seems that Brad and Angelina have managed to manipulate the international demand for a baby picture into a windfall, not for themselves, but for the charity the couple have been working for.

KLEIN: Instead of a paparazzi photographer generating lots of money for themselves, by working together, we`ve ensured that lots of money is generated for charitable causes.

ANDERSON: And Brangelina have provided a good role model for other celebrity super couples with high profile newborns. Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, are you watching? (END VIDEOTAPE)

ANDERSON: Listen to this. Worldwide rights to the Jolie-Pitt baby pictures could fetch a grand total of $7 million, and that money, of course, goes to charity.

HAMMER: We are all over this story. SHOWBIZ TONIGHT, the only entertainment news show in Africa. CNN`s Robyn Curnow joins me from Johannesburg.

So Robyn, the doors swing open, in walk Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, we`re seeing them fro the very first time since they had baby Shiloh. Walk us through what happened.

ROBYN CURNOW, CNN NEWS CORRESPONDENT: Well, if you`re one of the 14 or so Namibian journalists inside that press conference room, this is about as close as you`re going to get to some Hollywood glamour in Namibia. As one journalist put it to me, I mean, they`re used to covering diamonds and dust over there. So, I suppose, Brad and Angelina are a different type of sparkle, but I think there was a lot of love in the room. If that`s one way to put it. I was told that many of the journalists scrambled for autographs once the press conference was over. But in terms of what was said in the press conference, not a lot of surprises there. Brad and Angelina thanking Namibians, thanking Namibian government for a peaceful environment that they`ve had in the past two months. They also said it was the perfect place to have their baby. So, all in all, a lot of love going around, definitely.

HAMMER: Now, we`ve been looking at the still photos of the press conference in Namibia, but there is no video, not even Namibian television. Why do it this way? Why was there no videotape?

CURNOW: Well, as we`ve been talking about this over the days and the weeks that I`ve been covering it, and even when I was in Namibia, I mean, it was very clearly a tightly controlled media situation. Foreign media weren`t really allowed in the country without sort of explicit permission. Only certain journalists who, I suppose, were towing the line, getting some good coverage to Brad and Angelina were invite to do this press conference. So, I suppose not having video there is just another example of, you know, the tighter the control, the more positive the message.

HAMMER: Now, you mentioned it was just the Namibia press that were there, but you know that if we were there, we would be asking the tough questions. When`s the wedding going to happen? How long are they planning on staying in Namibia? What kind of answers did they give, if any, outside of the, you know, norm of what they were saying as far as we`re happy to be here?

CURNOW: Absolutely. And I suppose, you know, you`re a journalist, whether you`re Namibia or not, so they did ask those questions. As to the wedding bells, apparently none pretty soon. Brad and Angelina not keen to say that they were going to get married any time soon. In fact, they said they could bring their children up as a family without the institution of marriage. That was the gist of it that I got from one of the reporters who was in there.

In terms of how long they`re staying, one of the reporters said, just a few days. Brad`s going to shoot "Oceans 13." Another one said a few weeks. But, either way, they`re very much coming to the end of their time in Namibia. And also one of the journalists said that Angelina sort of hinted that she was still recovering from the birth, from the cesarean section, which is, of course, he no surprise, it is a major, major surgery, so there were was a hint from Angelina she was still, perhaps a little bit uncomfortable and sore. But, those were pretty much the gossipy things, the important things, as you say, the Namibian journalists really got to grips with.

HAMMER: Well, we didn`t get to see baby Shiloh, but Brad and Angelina both look like they are doing well, even though Angelina is still recovering a bit. Robyn Curnow, tanks for joing us from Johannesburg, tonight.

Now, tomorrow we`ve got the pictures everyone has been waiting for. We`re going to have your very first look at the photos of little Shiloh. And coming up in just a bit, we`re going to take an inside look at the celebrity photo business. What really makes one photo sell for a few bucks and others for big bucks?

ANDERSON: And now we want to hear from you. It is our SHOWBIZ TONIGHT "Question of the Day." Brangelina baby photos: Will you pay to se them? Vote at SHOWBIZ TONIGHT, send us an e-mail, there`s the address,

HAMMER: Luke Perry, money magnet. You remember he played the rebel Dylan McKay on "Beverly Hills 90210," and now he`s hit the jackpot again. Luke Perry coming up in the interview you`ll see only SHOWBIZ TONIGHT. Plus, we`ve got this:


UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: How many times have you found cheating going on?



ANDERSON: Tonight, meet the P.I. who will do just about anything to catch a cheating guy. The secret sex spy who digs up dirt on secret affairs. That`s still to come.

HAMMER: Also, the wrong guy. Who can forget the face of this guy, named Guy when he was put on TV by mistake? The outrageous ways he is milking his 15 minutes of fame, including selling the shirt off his back.


HAMMER: Welcome back to SHOWBIZ TONIGHT TV`s most provocative entertainment news show. I`m A.J. Hammer in New York. Time now for a little story that made us say, "That`s Ridiculous." And you know, there are some people who would say you just can`t put a price on pets. But there is one company that says, sure you can. How about $7,000? Allerca, it`s a California genetic engineering group selling an allergy free feline, and you`re looking at it right now. Now, they claim these cats won`t make you cough, but you will have to cough up a lot of cash. They are perfectly cute, aren`t they? But seven G`s for a cat? That`s nothing to sneeze at. And we say, "That`s Ridiculous." And, Brooke, if you want one of these kitties, there is a two year waiting list, but I understand you`re looking into how much it costs and exactly why it costs so much for one cat.

ANDERSON: I have, not for myself, but because I am journalist and I want to share this with everybody, A.J., $3, 950 for the cat itself. Then you can pay $1,900 to expedite delivery. You can get the cat in fwo months instead of that two years for the waiting list, and of course $995, almost $1,000 for shipping and handling. So, there you go.

HAMMER: If you order one now, you can get a set of Japan steak knives, I understand.

ANDERSON: Sure thing.

OK, well, you might remember the name of the guy named Guy who became the cat`s meow of England. He went in for a tech job at the BBC and mistakenly ended up on TV. Of course he milked his 15 minutes of fame for all its worth. The big question is, did he get hired? Here`s CNN`s Jeanne Moos for SHOWBIZ TONIGHT.


JEANNE MOOS, CNN NEWS CORRESPONDENT (voice-over): This is one face you don`t forget.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Guy Kewney, is the editor of the technology website, "New Wireless."

Actually he was Guy Goma and he came to the BBC to interview for a job in information technology. They mixed him up with another guy named uy and put him on the air live being interview an expert in trademark law.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Hello, good morning to you.

GUY GOMA, WRONG GUY: Good morning.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Were you surprised by this verdict today?

GOMA: I`m very surprised to see the verdict come on me.

MOOS: Guy became an overnight global sensation.


MOOS: His deer in the headlights ex-expression plays continuously on the Guy Goma Fan site. He`s even had poet rewritten about him. "He`s obviously no choker at life`s game of poker." And everyone asks the same question.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Did you get the job?

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Have you got the job?

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Do you have the job that you came for the interview?

MOOS: Well, now we know. He didn`t. Despite a petition with over 5,000 names on it at

(on camera): The BBC won`t say why Guy didn`t get the I.T. job, but he has gotten lots of other things.

(voice-over): For instance, his very own entry in the online encyclopedia, Wikipedia. He`s gotten his very own celebrity P.R. rep. He`s appeared on a big-time British comedy show, company that supplies freelance TV technicians hired him to do an online commercial.

Don`t adjust your sound. Guy plays a hapless technician who forgot to put a mike at the end of his pole. The company said it took a lot of takes to recreate that famous expression. But will Guy ever find the right job?

In the meantime, he`s auctioning off his lucky blue shirt for charity, the one he wore during his surprise guest appearance. Bidding is up to more than $190. P.S., Guy notes, the shirt has been worn a couple of times. Actually we`ve seen it practically every time Guy`s been in the public eye. Fans have put Guy`s expression to music, and even his words.

GOMA: Goodmorning.

MOOS: A group called the Sex Bishops has sexed up Guy`s deliverance.


ANDERSON: That was CNN`s Jeanne Moos for SHOWBIZ TONIGHT.

And if you really got a bit on Guy`s blue shirt, it`s on a sit appropriately called,

HAMMER: Heck of a guy.

SO, what would you do if you suddenly won $20 million? Well, NBC`s new summer series "Windfall" followed 20 people around, who all chip in for a single lottery ticket and they hit the $386 million jackpot. Former "Beverly Hills 90210" star, Luke Perry, one of the instant millionaires on the show.


HAMMER: Everybody fantasizes about this, man. Everybody dreams about hitting the lottery. I don`t play myself, but is it something you dream about, winning a boatload of money one day?

LUKE PERRY, "WINDFALL": No, not me personally. But when you look at jackpots that get into the hundreds of millions of dollars, they get one dollar at a time. You know, people take chance after chance after chance. I`ve never won anything, so I didn`t, you know, I didn`t do it, but I do play now.

HAMMER: You do?

PERRY: Yeah. I didn`t play before the show, but now.

HAMMER: You were inspired by this particular program.

PERRY: How -- you know, come on, put down two bucks or a dollar and your chances are winning hundreds of millions? Even I can`t pass that up.

HAMMER: Well, a lot of people would say, getting a hit TV show is kind of like hitting lottery and it was sort of that way for you back in 1990 when "90210" instant hit went on the air. And I was wondering, you know, you`re in your 20s at the time. You`re making a nice paycheck. When people win the lottery, they go out and buy something, a big indulgence. Did you indulge in anything in particular?

PERRY: No, I wasn`t terribly -- I bought -- the only new pickup truck I ever bought, I bought at that time.

HAMMER: You haven`t bought a new one since.

PERRY: No, still got that one. It works pretty good. I`ll keep it until it doesn`t. But, no, I`m a big safer. I just cut the mattress open and start shoving the money in.


PERRY: Yeah.

HAMMER: No, come on, man.

PERRY: No, I`ve always been a big safer of money. I don`t -- there aren`t a lot of material things I want. I mean there are a few things out there that I dream about -- the Air Scooter? I saw it actually here on CNN. Miles O`Brien did a story on the Air Scooter. I`d like to get one of those. Toys, stuff like that. But I don`t actually do it -- I think about it.

HAMMER: Well, I know your character, Peter, is big into looking after his kids, that of primary importance to him and there`s a neat parallel on the show. It`s kind of neat, you know, everybody, you know, who knows you from "90210" now gets to see you playing a dad and it`s a nice parallel to your real life. You`re a father of two. So, what did you bring from your own personal experiences as a daddy to this show?

PERRY: Oh, I don`t know, maybe a little bit of discipline. You know, the girls who play my daughters on the show, I think they are seven and five, and they`re wonderful and they`re very professional, but when you keep them on the set a long time, it`s hard to keep them concentrated and keep them focused on what they`re doing and sometimes the get a little crazy. And I don`t discipline them, per se, but you got to keep them interested and you got to keep them focused and I learned how to play with kids. (UNINTELLIGIBLE)

HAMMER: And could you ever see -- you know, you`re working with kids directly on the set and your kids are, you know, not even 10 years old yet. Could you see your kids going into this, being child actors? Would you let them?


HAMMER: Not possible.

PERRY: Don`t even have to think about it. No.

HAMMER: Becoming suddenly rich is sort of like becoming suddenly famous. And people.

PERRY: No, I would think suddenly rich is better.

HAMMER: Well, people around you change no matter what the case is. And that`s a lot of what we see in "Windfall." Do you remember back when you first became a household name? I mean, face it, when "90210" hit, it hit big, and everybody knew how you were. Do you remember people who had already been in your life at all changing around you? Do you remembering of that going on?

PERRY: Yeah, you know, it does happen. It`s funny, it`s not the people who are really close to you, because they have always been close to you and you know who they are. It`s the sort of people who come in on the side who, you look up one day and you don`t know exactly how they got there, but sort of there. I always kept a pretty close group of friends around and don`t let too many other people in. You got to be pretty careful about that kind of thing.

HAMMER: People on the peripheral, really.

PERRY: Yeah. Yeah, it is.

HAMMER: So, a lot of what we`ve been talking about over the last several days, Brad and Angelina having a baby in Namibia, you know what it`s like to be a famous guy from Hollywood having kids. They went to extreme lengths. They went to Namibia they holed up there and to protect their privacy, fully their right. But, what do you make of the craziness that has surrounded this whole thing?

PERRY: I don`t think it`s anybody else`s business but theirs. I don`t understand the whole, you know, the fiasco that surrounds them. I got to say, though, if I were them and that were me, I`d find one place I wanted to be and I would never leave. Traveling, every time you move, that whole circus, it`s not a lot of fun.

HAMMER: And no understanding on why that happens?

PERRY: You know? Why did it happen? You know, people become fixated on something. And that`s the thing about the show. You know, people are fixated with wealth and money and getting it and they don`t care how they get it -- if they have to earn it, win it, they`ll just take it anyway they can get it and I think that`s the way people are now those guys, it`s just they`re fixated on it and they want to get from it what they want to get from it and no matter what.


HAMMER: You can catch Luke Perry in "Windfall" Thursday nights on NBC, it makes its premier tomorrow.

ANDERSON: OK, Lindsay Lohan sets the record straight about her weight, plus what you should never, ever say to her. That`s coming up.

HAMMER: Also the multi-million dollar Brangelina baby pictures. So, what really makes one star shot more expensive than another? SHOWBIZ TONIGHT goes inside the celebrity photo business. Plus, we`ve got this:


UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: How many times have you found there was no cheating going on?



ANDERSON: Tonight, meet the P.I. who will do just about anything to catch a cheating guy. The secret sex spy who digs up dirt on secret affairs. SHOWBIZ TONIGHT goes undercover to find out what`s going on under the cover.


HAMMER: Tomorrow, the wait is over. SHOWBIZ TONIGHT has your first look at the Pitt-Jolie photos. We won`t even make you pay for them. See baby Shiloh tomorrow, on SHOWBIZ TONIGHT.

ANDERSON: All right. We bet Lindsay Lohan is sick and tired of hearing the word "teen queen." The good news for here, she won`t much longer. Lindsay`s about to turn 20, and in a revealing interview in the July issue of "Harper`s Bazaar," she is going full steam ahead into womanhood, shedding that party girl image and tackling those ongoing whispers about her weight.

Lindsay says, "I`ve gained more confidence. Photo shoots have made me more comfortable with my body. I went thorough a phase where I didn`t like my ankles, my legs, I wasn`t treating my body the right way. Now I`ve learned how to."

And on whether she plays too hard, I hate the term "party girl," she says. "I hate it. I want to be remembered for my acting and the work I`ve done in my life for other people. I`m in this career for the longevity of it, not just for doing everything too fast and then running out of steam." Read more in the July issue "Harper`s Bazaar," it`s on news stands later this month.

HAMMER: From pet names to breaking up, and even back hair. What women and men really think and the wild differences between them. We`ve got a revealing look at dating and mating. Plus, we`ve got this:


UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: How many times have you found there was no cheating going on?



ANDERSON: Tonight, meet the P.I. who will do just about anything to catch a cheating guy. It`s the secret sex spy who digs up dirt on secret affairs. That`s coming up.

HAMMER: Also, the multi-million dollar Brangelina baby pictures. So, what really makes one star shot more expensive than another? SHOWBIZ TONIGHT goes inside the celebrity photo business. And SHOWBIZ TONIGHT for A Wednesday night coming right back.



HAMMER: Welcome back to SHOWBIZ TONIGHT. It`s 30 minutes past the hour. I`m A.J. Hammer in New York

ANDERSON: I`m Brooke Anderson in Hollywood. This is TV`s most provocative entertainment news show.

A.J., the Brangelina baby pictures, of course, sold for a reported $4.1 million. Celebrities and their little ones, the baby pictures, it`s big business, as we all know now. We will go inside that business and talk about why one picture or another is more expensive than other celebrity babies` pictures, if that makes sense.

HAMMER: Also coming up tonight -- it certainly did. Here`s a news flash for you. Men and women approach things differently, Brooke. Who knew?


HAMMER: Yes. And there`s a he-said-she-said mentality that we`ve all lived with for a very long time.

Coming up, the reality of what men think and what women think from a couple of people who really know. We`ll get to that in just a few moments.


HAMMER: But, first of all, speaking of approaching things from a different perspective between the sexes how`s this for a job description? Getting paid to flirt with other people`s husbands and boyfriends just to see if they`ll cheat.

CNN`s Deborah Feyerick is joining me now with this fascinating story.

DEBORAH FEYERICK, CNN CORRESPONDENT: Well, you know, A.J., it`s certainly a way to make a living.

And guys, you may think you are so irresistible, but that woman who`s checking you out may actually be checking up on you.


FEYERICK (voice-over): Look at the happy couples holding hands, kissing, so happy and so busted.

Sandra Hope tails couples for a living. She`s a private eye, a sex spy, hired to catch cheating husbands and boyfriends.

(on camera): The women come to you, what is it that they want?

SANDRA HOPE, PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR: They want to know the truth.

FEYERICK (voice-over): Lawyers, stock brokers, athletes, she`s caught all types having too much fun with women who are not their wives or girlfriends.

How many times have you found there was no cheating going on?

HOPE: Never. It`s only because the people who come to me already have suspicions, already have signs.

FEYERICK: Sandra Hope got into the spying business 12 years ago, after her second marriage ended in divorce. Her company is called, Mate Check. And her arsenal of gadgets include tracking devices that look like cell phones.

So they won`t suspect that this actually a tracking device?

HOPE: It`s a phone.

Exactly. It`s a phone. Who knows whose phone it is, but it`s a phone.

FEYERICK: Video cameras and binoculars that snap photos.

HOPE: I do a lot of, you know, athletes, so I can go to baseball games and basketball games and just be an average Jill.

FEYERICK: But her best weapon by far? Herself. She often goes under cover as a decoy, wiring herself with a tiny camera, changing her appearance.

HOPE: Men aren`t really looking at me going, is that a wig? That`s not what`s on their mind.

FEYERICK: Hope spends a lot of time with her female clients, getting to know her targets` likes and dislikes, so she can become the perfect date.

She travels to cheating hot spots during so-called business trips. I met her in an outdoor restaurant in Scottsdale, Arizona, where she often invites suspected cheaters.

(on camera): And he has no idea that you`ve been set up to this?

HOPE: Absolutely not or he wouldn`t be here.

FEYERICK (voice-over): Some men slip off their wedding ring. Others admit they`re married but ready and willing.

We spoke to National Council of Investigation and Security Services. They call the decoy tactic unethical. And says they amount to entrapment.

HOPE: I would just be talking as we are talking, in this kind of voice, just like this. They wouldn`t be any closer. There wouldn`t be any touching. There wouldn`t be any sex or come on or anything like that, whatsoever.

FEYERICK: Hope has applied for actual jobs and been hired as a bartender, secretary, and financial aid. Just to keep tabs on a suspected cheater.

One of her clients was Carlena Delgado, who says, when it came to one boyfriend, all the signs were there.

CARLENA DELGADO, CHEATING VICTIM: He wouldn`t come home at Night. He wouldn`t call me back. You know, I just had gut feelings that something was going on.

FEYERICK: For a while, the boyfriend convinced her it was all in her mind. But, eventually, she hired Hope to find out whether he was lying.

DELGADO: Even though I went behind his back and did it, I felt that it was right to find out the truth.

FEYERICK: The truth, it turns out, she was right.

DELGADO: I didn`t want to just make it seem like it was my fault. Because then it was like I was going crazy. I wanted proof.

FEYERICK (on camera): Why is it important for them to have both video and pictures?

HOPE: A lot of my clients like to take pictures and just throw the pictures at them, send them to their friends on e-mail.

FEYERICK (voice-over): Delgado broke up with the boyfriend, changed her phone number, and moved.

As for Sandra Hope, she loves what she does and hasn`t soured on finding a guy of her own.

The one thing she has learned about relationships?

HOPE: It is very hard to cheat. That`s why they get sloppy. And that`s why they get caught. And signs start popping up because, you know, it`s hard, it`s very hard.

FEYERICK: The funny thing is, even with all that cheating, the majority of her clients, thousands by her account, ultimately choose to stay together and work things out, for better or worse.


FEYERICK: And in case you`re wondering, Hope is registered to carry a gun, but, she says, she has never need to use it. -- A.J.?

HAMMER: I imagine most guys would never think that their girlfriends or wives would go to these measures.

FEYERICK: Not at all. As a matter of fact, she has traveled on business trips, and the guy she is tailing has tried picking her up on the airplane before they even get off the plane. And then she spent the week sort of figuring out whether, in fact, he`s amenable. (ph)

HAMMER: So did you get the sense though -- you said that most of them ended up -- the couples end up working it out. Did you get the sense that most of the guys take the bait when she is acting as a decoy?

FEYERICK: When she acts as a decoy, yes. She said it never goes beyond flirting. There`s no sexual content, nothing like that.

But once she gets the evidence that they are available to other women, not their significant others, then that`s when she sort of leaves and presents the other with the evidence.

HAMMER: It comes down to intent.

CNN`s Deborah Feyerick. Thanks very much, fascinating.

ANDERSON: Queen Latifah goes to Washington and for a good cause.

Mark your calendars. Today is National Women`s Confidence Day.

With support from law makers, companies like Curvation and organizations like the YWCA, the hip-hop star and actress announced the day, officially marking it a day of inspiration and confidence for women and girls around the country.

I had the chance to ask Queen about confidence, growing up, and self image.


QUEEN LATIFAH, MUSIC ARTIST AND ACTRESS: For me, confidence is not something that you just have. It is something that you choose to attain. And it`s something that you have to maintain, you know.

Especially when you`re going through -- just growing up. You know, kind of looking at the images out there and you see people look different from you. And they`re on the cover of the magazines. And this kind of person`s getting this sort of attention, but they don`t really look like you either.

You know, you have to find your own identity.

And you become an adolescent. Your body starts changing. You go through a lot of head trips.

Some girls start hating parts of themselves. They love other parts. And everything is related to a boy, you know, or who`s getting all the boys. I mean, it gets very hectic.

But at some point, you have to choose to love yourself more than you hate yourself.


ANDERSON: And Latifah told me that the goal of having the National Women`s Confidence Day is to raise awareness for and celebrate the positive impact of confidence in women`s personal and professional lives.

HAMMER: Well, if you`ve ever been on a date where you felt like the other person and you were speaking completely different languages, you`ll want to stay very close. Because two authors have written a book on the subject. And they`re going to help us decode the language of love. That`s coming up.

We`ll also have this.


JONATHON KLEIN, CEO, GETTY IMAGES: The first time we have done a major shoot where the only people who have seen the pictures are the photo editors.

ANDERSON: The incredible security surrounding the first photos of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie`s baby.

We`re going to take a look into the big business of baby pictures. That`s coming up.

HAMMER: And we`re going to take you to a magical, mystical world, where parrots play soccer and guinea pigs are the goalies. Need we say more? That`s next in "That`s Ridiculous."

ANDERSON: Now, for tonight`s "Entertainment Weekly Great American Pop Culture Quiz. Which of these "X-Men" characters have not appeared in any of the movies? Magneto, Jean Grey, Wolverine or Gambit? Think about it. We`ll be right back with your answer.


ANDERSON: So again, tonight`s Entertainment Weekly, great American Pop Culture Quiz. Which of these "X-Men" characters has not appeared in any of the movies? Magneto, Jean Grey, Wolverine or Gambit?

The answer is D, Gambit. Who, by the way, explodes things with kinetic energy.

HAMMER: Welcome back to "SHOWBIZ TONIGHT," TV`s most provocative entertainment news show.

I`m A.J. Hammer in New York. It is time now for another story that made us say, "That`s Ridiculous."

For this week, we go all the way to South Korea for a little soccer match.

Look at this. Check out the players, parrot versus parrot, in a riveting match of wills, or maybe that`s bills. And the goalies? Well, they are guinea pigs, of course.

Now, this was all to raise some support for the South Korean soccer team, the human version, that is, which will be playing in the World Cup this year. Now, that`s ridiculous.

And Brooke, not that you asked, not that you care, a little known fact about me, A.J. Hammer, I had a pet guinea pig named Happy.

ANDERSON: Really? Did the pet guinea pig play soccer like this? And take soccer obsession to a whole new level?

HAMMER: Never played sports. Sometimes small engine repair, but that was about the extent of the extracurricular activities for my guinea pig.

ANDERSON: Okay. Well, we will move now from the buzz of the World Cup to the buzz about Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie tonight as we eagerly await the first photos of baby Shiloh.

Today, in Namibia, Pitt and Jolie gave their first press conference for a small group of local journalists. It was their first public appearance since Shiloh was born.

They say they are planning to leave Namibia in the coming days and are very proud that their daughter was born there.

We`re going to have your first look at the baby pictures tomorrow.

Right now, we can tell you one thing for sure. All the hype surrounding them is big business in Hollywood.


ANDERSON (voice-over): Brad and Angelina have been chased around the globe as the paparazzi pursue this Holy Grail.

Now, the photos are out, shot by Getty Images. A commodity so guarded and valuable, we can`t show you them here. Even its CEO hasn`t seen them yet.

KLEIN: The reason I haven`t seen them is because of the security around the pictures.

It`s the first time we`ve done a major shoot where the only people who have seen the pictures are the photo editors and the salespeople who are working with customers to sell the pictures.

ANDERSON: "People" magazine won a tabloid bidding war and paid a reported sum of $4.1 million for the exclusive North American rights to the first glimpse of baby Jolie Pitt, and says it will publish the pictures in this week`s issue, on news stands Friday.

When the tabloids began heralding the news, in January, the couple was with child. This was the big money shot, a visibly pregnant Angelina.

"People" paid an estimated $500,000 for exclusive rights to it.

The money went to one of Brad and Angelina`s favorite charities, Yeli Haiti (ph).

The philanthropic group has won more and more stars, such as Julia Roberts and Courtney Cox, have taken to relieve the stress of being pursued by tabloid photographers. Photos of their firstborns were sold and the money given to charity.

"People" magazine reportedly gave $500,000 to a Hurricane Katrina relief fund for the first photos of Brittney Spears` firstborn, Sean Preston.

In 2002, after giving birth to son, James Wilke, Sarah Jessica Parker tipped off photographers to when and at which exit she and her newborn would be leaving the hospital.

The family stood and posed on the steps for several minutes. Everyone had the shot, turning what some predicted would be a million dollar photo in a discount special.


ANDERSON: And despite reports that "People" magazine paid $4.1 million for the pictures, "People" says it never discloses how much it pays for any pictures.

And remember, we will have your first look at the Brad and Angelina baby photos tomorrow on "SHOWBIZ TONIGHT."

And that leads us, again, to the "SHOWBIZ TONIGHT" Question of the Day. We want to hear from you. Brangelina baby photos, will you pay to see them? Keep voting, tonight. Write us at We`re going to read some of your e-mails tomorrow.

HAMMER: You know, it`s tough out there when it comes to dating. And I`m sure a lot of singles would pay large sums of money just to find out exactly what the date sitting across from them is thinking.

Well, enter the new book "I Love You, Nice to Meet You." It`s an honest tell-all approach to dating scenarios that we`ve all been in from both his and her perspective.


KEVIN BACON, ACTOR: And this is he said.



HAMMER: Kevin Bacon and Elizabeth Perkins showed us how different a man and woman`s view can be in the movie "He Said, She Said." And they probably could have used advice now offered in a new book called, "I Love You, Nice to Meet You," which looks at dating and mating scenarios from the he-said-she-said points of view.

"SHOWBIZ TONIGHT" caught up with two singles to let them have at it. First up, who likes pet names?

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: It`s a term of endearment. You know, it`s an intimate bond between two people. It`s a special little thing.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: I know some guys who do it. It doesn`t -- you know it doesn`t make you less of a masculine guy because you use a pet name with your girlfriend.

HAMMER: Next up, is there such a thing as dating out of your league? She says, take a look at Kevin James` character in the "King of Queens, who had to date out of his league.


UNIDENTIFIED ACTRESS: We`re going to have a baby.

KEVIN JAMES, ACTOR: What? I thought you were using that Frisbee thing.


UNIDENTIFIED MALE: There is no such thing as league. If you have confidence and the personality, there is no one who`s out of your league. That`s like ridiculous.

HAMMER: And then there is the hairy situation.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: I think it is important not to have it on your back.

HAMMER: "Sex in the City`s" Charlotte thought she felt the same way.


CHARLOTTE: Oh, my God, your back. You must have had a bad reaction to waxing.

UNIDENTIFIED ACTOR: Oh, yeah. I thought it felt a little itchy.


Suddenly a little hair isn`t looking so bad, huh?


UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Women definitely make a bigger deal out of it. But recently, guys have been making too much of a deal out of it, I think.

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: I think it`s probably more of an issue for women. I think we`re a little more picky.

HAMMER: And what about blind dates? Do your friends make good pimps?

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: It depends on the friend. And you would have to look at who they`re dating.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: It`s them that`s not going on the date. It`s you. So they kind of know that they`re not in the line of fire.

HAMMER: There`s certainly no lack of danger in the dating world.

With us tonight, the authors of "I Love You, Nice to Meet You," Lori Gottlieb and Kevin Bleyer.

I appreciate your joining us.

You`ve got to help me out right off the top here with the title of this book, "I Love You, Nice to Meet You".

I`m a little confusion. But that`s most of the time anyway.

KEVIN BLEYER, AUTHOR: Well, it`s about premature exclamation, actually. It`s that idea that, when you start dating someone, you project so much of what you want them to be for you as a dater, that you actually find yourself eager to say I love you before you really know that you should be loving them.

I mean, quite frankly, the first time I ask a woman out for a date, I`m this way. Sometimes I actually mean a date for the wedding. And I`m sure that there are other men exactly like that.

HAMMER: Who usually says I love you and who usually says nice to meet you?

LORI GOTTLIEB, AUTHOR: You know, it`s usually the woman who says I love you and the guy who says nice to meet you.

But sometimes guys will say it without saying it. Like, they`ll bring you a Teddy bear and it says, like, you are my honey or I heart you. And then they claim that they didn`t notice.

BLEYER: I knew I shouldn`t have brought that Teddy bear. Oops.

HAMMER: Yes, be worried if the I-heart-you bear comes around right away.

GOTTLIEB: Exactly.

HAMMER: All right. Well, you run through a lot of topics in the book that a lot of people can relate to. And let`s run them. And you give them some interesting titles.

Kevin, tell me what the fake purse grab is all about?

BLEYER: Oh, well, as you know, we`re often told that the topic couples argue most about is money. Well, it also happens to be the first topic they argue about.

At the end of that first date, when the check comes, the waiter puts it down and says I`ll handle this when you`re ready. Gives no eye contact to tell you who the "you" is in that. And quite frankly, it sits there until someone decides, all right, I`ll handle this.

And then she often says, oh, no, can I? And she makes that slight gesture to the purse, having no real intention of getting all the way to the purse. And he waves her off and says, no, I`ll actually take that.

That`s the fake purse grab and that`s the first argument of any relationship.

GOTTLIEB: Yes, but the fact of the matter is how hard is it really to find a wallet in a purse the size of a donut. Clearly, we`re not meaning to pay.


HAMMER: Yes. Or you could get up and go to the bathroom, I guess. That would be the other possibility.

GOTTLIEB: Exactly.

BLEYER: Oh, right.

HAMMER: And yes, it`s always the money problems, isn`t it?

BLEYER: That`s right.

HAMMER: Right there at the beginning.

All right. There`s another chapter in this book called "Lie to Me, Please."

Now, Lori, I was always told, the truth will set you free. Lying is always the wrong thing to do. The truth is always the right way to go.

You guys are saying, not necessarily the case?

GOTTLIEB: No. I mean, you know, there`s this thing, people say I want brutal honesty? Who wants brutality in their relationship? Why not a little gentle honesty? Why not gloss over the truth to make the person feel better?

HAMMER: Are you talking about like, how do I look in this dress? Well, quite frankly, honey, you look a little fat.

GOTTLIEB: Yes, exactly. Exactly.

HAMMER: I mean, that`s not the way to go.

GOTTLIEB: You know, we basically -- we want the guys to make us feel better.

Now, we want them to be honest about things, like, whether they are cheating on us. But we want them to be not honest about, you know, how fat we look in our jeans.

BLEYER: And if you happen to have hired a super secret sex spy, you probably want to be quiet about that as well.

HAMMER: What a great idea that is, isn`t it?


HAMMER: All right. "Hi, it`s me."

Kevin, I think I know what this is a reference to, because it`s happened to -- well, it`s happen to a lot of guys.

And this may be the sex thing balanced towards the women doing this, where you get a phone message after like a first date, "Hi, it`s me," or, "Hi, honey, it`s me." And you know, I go, who`s that?

BLEYER: Frankly, I don`t mind when it happens to me. Because if I hear, "Hi, it`s me," at least I know they are interested, even if I don`t know who they is, in this case. Because they have given no indication. They`re not willing to give all syllables of their name, which is kind of surprising considering they have two hours to take a bath at night. I`m sure they have time to actually get through it all.

HAMMER: But sometimes it can be too.

BLEYER: It`s a test. It`s a test.

HAMMER: But sometimes it can be too soon to be so familiar, right?

GOTTLIEB: It can be too soon. But also, when you`re doing that, you know, you say it very casually, but it`s very calculating. You`re testing the relationship. You`re saying, "Hi, it`s me, and there better just be one me or else we have a problem."

HAMMER: All right. We have to end it with "Knowing When it`s Over."

You know, I know that a lot of guys -- myself included -- have been known to let things drag on way after it actually ended. You have a whole chapter on this.

GOTTLIEB: We do. The thing is that women tend to -- once they kind of know it`s over, we don`t want to be left to grieve the relationship by ourselves, so we kind of prepare for the breakup.

And then, when we`re really ready to break up, we break up with the guy and he`s completely blind sided because he`s like, "I don`t know where this came from." But the fact is we planned it way in advance.

HAMMER: There really are only some gut indicators to know whether it`s truly over.

BLEYER: Give me one.

HAMMER: I would suppose, if your ex-wife goes off and has a baby with Jon Voight`s daughter in Africa.

HAMMER: Yes, good indicator.

BLEYER: . that might be a good way to know that your relationship is finito.

HAMMER: Kevin Bleyer, Lori Gottlieb, I appreciate your joining us with all of this insight tonight.

The book, as you`re seeing, is "I Love You, Nice to Meet You." It`s in stores on Friday.

And "SHOWBIZ TONIGHT" will be right back.


HAMMER: It`s time now for our "SHOWBIZ TONIGHT" Birthday Shout Out. This is where we give the fans a chance to wish their favorite stars a happy birthday.

And tonight, we`re dishing one out to his purple majesty, Prince, celebrating his 48th birthday today.

UNIDENTIFIED: We`re from San Jose, California and we just want to say happy birthday, Prince.

ANDERSON: OK, last night we asked you to vote on our "SHOWBIZ TONIGHT" Question of the Day. Movie critics, do they influence which films you see? Pretty one-sides here, 18 percent of you said yes, 82 percent of you said no.

Here are some of the e-mails we got.

Diane from Michigan says, "Critics couldn`t pick a good movie if it popped out of the toaster and nailed them in the forehead."

Russell from Nevada says, "Critics absolutely influence my film choices. If they love it, I know it`s likely boring dreck I`d hate."

HAMMER: And to find out what`s coming up on "SHOWBIZ TONIGHT" tomorrow, here`s Showbiz Marquee.

And tomorrow you can rest easy. The wait is over. "SHOWBIZ TONIGHT" has your first Look at the Pitt-Jolie baby photos. We`re not even going to make you pay for them.

The baby Shiloh pictures, you can see them for yourself tomorrow on "Showbiz Tonight."

Also tomorrow, what you didn`t know about Doctor Melty (ph). Lorraine Bracco is here to talk about her memoir, which covers her career, her tumultuous marriage to Harvey Kitell (ph) and her battle with depression.

Lorraine Bracco joining me tomorrow in the interview you will see only here on "SHOWBIZ TONIGHT."

And that is it for "SHOWBIZ TONIGHT."

I`m A.J. Hammer in New York. Thanks for watching.

HAMMER: I`m Brooke Anderson in Hollywood. Have a great night everybody. Stay tuned for more from CNN "HEADLINE NEWS." Don`t go anywhere.

GLENN BECK, HOST: You worry about your kids every time they head off to school? I`m going to introduce you in a few minutes to a guy who is making a huge difference.

I`m Glenn beck. We`ll see you back here in a minute.

CATHERINE CALLAWAY: Hello everyone. I`m Catherine Callaway with your Headline Prime News Break.

In Tyler, Texas, a gun man opened fire on authorities responding to a domestic disturbance, killing one officer and seriously wounding another.

Police say they shot and killed the suspect when he acted in a threatening manner when he came out.

As if gas prices are not high enough to get you to consider a hybrid, now Bank of America employees have a new incentive.

The company is giving them $3,000 toward buying the fuel efficient autos.

And no that`s not a transvestite street walker, it`s Officer Delicious, walking the beat in West Palm Beach Florida, dressed in drag, and handing out tickets for running in red lights.

The police have been doing this at several intersections with officers all dressed up.

And that`s the news for now. I`m Catherine Callaway.


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