Eccentric dentist Michael Zuk is really, really stimulated by all things dental and is over the moon after purchasing one of John Lennon’s molars for $30,000. But wait, there’s more: He plans to try to clone the dead rock star from the DNA he will extract from the tooth.
“If scientists think they can clone mammoths,” he tells the New York Post, “then John Lennon could be next.”
All moral and ethical implications aside, we can’t help but think that the musician would be pretty pissed off to be resuscitated. “This isn’t what I bloody well meant when I wrote ‘Imagine,’” he would say in his best Liverpudlian accent. However, resurrecting him would perhaps truly make him “bigger than Jesus,” so there’s that.
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Kit Harington, the actor who plays Jon Snow in “Game of Thrones,” will be shirtless and glistening in the film “Pompeii,” a movie that HuffPo calls a “3-D disaster porn epic.”
“Prison Break” star Wentworth Miller has announced that he is gay and has turned down an invitation to the St. Petersburg International Film Festival to protest Russia’s draconian anti-homosexuality laws.
Bon Jovi has officially fired guitarist Richie Sambora from its current tour.
Police have ruled out foul play in the death of “That ‘70s Show” star Lisa Robin Kelly at a rehab facility
David Cassidy is facing a felony charge of DUI after being pulled over in New York.
Singer Skyler Gordy of LMFAO is 27.
Singer Julian Casablancas of The Strokes is 35.
Actor Scott Caan (“Hawaii Five-O”) is 37.
Actor Ray Park (“Star Wars Episode I”) is 39.
Actor Jay Mohr (“Ghost Whisperer”) is 43.
Actor Park Chan-wook (“Oldboy”) is 50.
Actress Shelley Long (“Cheers”) is 64.
Musician Rick Springfield is 64.
Actress Barbara Eden (“I Dream of Jeannie”) is 82.
Actress Vera Miles (“The Searchers”) is 83.