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Hugh Jackman inspired by his father

Hugh Jackman inspired by his father

Feb 14 2013, 11:24am CST | by

Hugh Jackman's father is his hero. The 44-year-old Australian actor is driven by his dad's strength and commitment to raising five children alone after his mother walked out on them to start a new...

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Hugh Jackman inspired by his father

Feb 14 2013, 11:24am CST | by

Hugh Jackman's father is his hero.

The 44-year-old Australian actor is driven by his dad's strength and commitment to raising five children alone after his mother walked out on them to start a new life in England when Hugh was just eight years old.

He explained: "My dad went off to England to bring her back, but by this point she was married to someone else, with a kid. It was really complicated. So when Dad arrived back - not three weeks later, as planned, but five days later - I just knew. I was old enough to go, 'This is not happening.'

"My father could only come to one [school sports] game a year because he had five kids, and on Saturday he had to shop. If my father was there, it would be 50 percent greater. Having his approval is something that still drives me."

Hugh - who has adopted children Oscar, 12, and Ava, seven, with his wife Deborra-Lee Furness - says he chose to devote himself to his father's conservative Protestant church as a teenager and although he is no longer particularly religious, he is grateful for the safe haven it offered him from his family troubles.

The 'Les Miserables' star added in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter: "I was involved with so many things in the church. It was my social group. It was where I met girls. It was sort of my life out of school. Then around 16 or 17, I started questioning. 'How come all these nonbelievers are going to hell?' "

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2015 People’s Choice Awards Announces Hopefuls: And the Nominees Are…

Nov 4 2014 1:45pm CST | Source: GossipCenter

Though it may feel like awards show season just ended, it’s time to ramp back up again for the 2015 People's Choice Awards. Earlier today (November 4) the show’s honchos released the nominees for the upcoming event, slated to take place on January 7th, 2015. Jennifer Lawrence will do battle with Angelina Jolie, Emma Stone, Melissa McCarthy and Scarlett Johansson for Favorite Movie Actress, while the Favorite Mov ...
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2015 People’s Choice Awards Announces Hopefuls: And the Nominees Are…

Nov 4 2014 1:14pm CST | Source: GossipCenter

Though it may feel like awards show season just ended, it’s time to ramp back up again for the 2015 People's Choice Awards. Earlier today (November 4) the show’s honchos released the nominees for the upcoming event, slated to take place on January 7th, 2015. Jennifer Lawrence will do battle with Angelina Jolie, Emma Stone, Melissa McCarthy and Scarlett Johansson for Favorite Movie Actress, while the Favorite Movie Actor nominees in ...
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2 weeks ago

People’s Choice Awards 2015 Nominees!

Nov 4 2014 12:42pm CST | Source: Gossip Cop

(CBS) The People’s Choice Awards nominees have been announced! “Mom” stars Anna Faris and Allison Janney will host the ceremony, which airs live on January 7, 2015 from the Nokia Theater L.A. Live in Los Angeles. The glitz! The glamour! The voting! The year’s best in television, movies and music will be chosen by fans between now and December 4. Voting is open in 58 categories at the awards’ website. Check out the nominees below, and tell us who you ...
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2 weeks ago

2015 People's Choice Awards: All the Nominees!

Nov 4 2014 12:08pm CST | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

Happy Election Day, THGers? What? Senators, Congressmen and Governors?!? No, we don't speak of those kinds of positions, all of which will be voted on by the American public today. We speak, instead, of the 2015 People's Choice Awards, which will air on CBS on January 7 and which will be hosted by Anna Faris and Allison Janney. Which stars, shows, movies and singers are up for the 2015 People's Choice Awards? Scroll down for a f ...
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2 weeks ago

People's Choice Awards 2015 Nominations Revealed - See the Complete List Here!

Nov 4 2014 11:09am CST | Source: Just Jared

The 2015 People’s Choice Awards nominations are finally here! The whole ceremony began this morning (November 4) during a live feed, where Mom‘s Anna Faris and Allison Janney took the stage with producers to announce that they would be hosting the show this year on January 7, 2015! Some of our favorites like Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lawrence, Zac Efron, and more snagged nominations. Later, all the nominees were announced and voting is now ...
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Oscar de la Renta Funeral Attracts Celebrities, Fashion's Elite Including Chelsea Clinton, Hugh Jackman, Anna Wintour: Pictures

Nov 3 2014 12:15pm CST | Source: USMagazine

Oscar de la Renta was remembered at his funeral in NYC on Monday, Nov. 3 -- see pictures of the celebrities and fashion figures who attended his serviceThis article originally appeared on Usmagazine.com: Oscar de la Renta Funeral Attracts Celebrities, Fashion's Elite Including Chelsea Clinton, Hug ...
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WATCH: Kelly Ripa & Michael Stahan Spoof Kim Kardashian And Kanye West In “Shake It Off” Video Featuring Taylor Swift + More!

Oct 31 2014 10:28am CDT | Source: Gossip Cop

(ABC) Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan did an amazing rendition of Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” video, which aired on Friday’s “Live” Halloween special, and featured cameos by Swift, Emma Stone, Tina Fey, Hugh Jackman, Tyler Perry, Kerry Washington, Sofia Vergara and more! VIDEO BELOW The star-studded Halloween music clip also has guest spots from media personalities Giuliana Rancic,  Anderson Cooper, Mario Lopez and Bill O’Reilly. But the fun didn’t stop there. Ripa and Strahan ...
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3 weeks ago

Hugh Jackman battling cancer

Oct 29 2014 2:42pm CDT | Source: CNN World Music

Hopefully, the third time's the charm. ...
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3 weeks ago

Keanu Reeves is still disappointed he didn’t get to play Wolverine & Batman

Oct 29 2014 6:10am CDT | Source: Celebitchy.com

Here are some photos of your vampire boyfriend Keanu Reeves, walking around NYC on Sunday. He was with a “female friend” – I’m getting a personal assistant vibe from her, but I’ve been wrong about that kind of thing before. Keanu actually had a decent weekend. John Wick, his new film, was estimated for an $8 million opening but it ended up making $14.15 million. People still like Keanu, that’s what I get from those numbers. People sti ...
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3 weeks ago

Hugh Jackman Treated For Skin Cancer For The Third Time In A Year

Oct 28 2014 2:50pm CDT | Source: Dlisted

Skin cancer first started fucking with Hugh JackMeOff last November when his loyal beard wife Deborra-Lee Furness told him that he needed to get a mark on his nose checked out by a doctor. That mark turned out to be basal cell carcinoma. Doctors cut it out of his nose and that was that. But […] ...
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