Well-known singer and comedian Jimmy Durante headlined the night's entertainment, with music by Cuban band leader Xavier Cugat. The grand opening of the Flamingo Hotel, however, was a flop. Bad weather kept many other Hollywood guests from arriving. And because gamblers had no rooms at the hotel, they took their winnings and gambled elsewhere. Wilkerson had wanted to recreate the Sunset Strip in Las Vegas, with a European style hotel with luxuious rooms, a spa, health club, showroom, golf course, nightclub and upscale restaurant. But he soon ran out of money due to the high cost of materials immediately after the war.
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During an appearance on The Dr. Oz Show on Friday, Judy Haim addressed a recent National Enquirer report in which former actor Dominick Brascia, who was close with Haim, alleged that a year-old Charlie Sheen sexually assaulted a year-old Haim on set of the film Lucas. At the time, he denied the allegation in an interview with Perez Hilton. In her interview, Judy said Haim — who struggled with drug addiction for decades before dying of pneumonia at 38 in — made reference to the alleged abuse he suffered at the hands of Brascia on The Two Coreys , a reality show that chronicled his life with friend and fellow child star Corey Feldman.
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She is best known for her roles on the television series Freaks and Geeks — , Dawson's Creek — , Love, Inc. From to , Philipps hosted her own television talk show Busy Tonight , on E! Philipps was born in Oak Park, Illinois , a suburb of Chicago. This was clarified on an episode of Comedy Bang! While still in high school, Philipps worked the toy-fair circuit as a real-life Barbie "Cool Teen Skipper".