Category: Personalities

Hollywood Celebrities Against the House – Part Two

Celebrities like stockpiling Oscars, they party, they hang out at strip joints, yes Mr Bieber we know and they Miley likes to swing on a ball. The hard-core party animals are Gary Bussey and Charlie Sheen, and there are several others. Some like loud music, others drinking and boogying and since the 1950s Las Vegas became the home away from your mansion-type of place. The casinos did not mind the crowds coming to get a glimpse of the stars, neither the large amounts thrown onto the roulette and blackjack tables. The A list of casino visitors includes big names Martin, Monroe, Styles, Sinatra, Anderson, Sheen and Affleck.

Celebrity Rat Pack of the 1950s

The name rat pack is associated with a crowd of celebrities that made Las Vegas theirs, they entertained, they performed and the relaxed in the casinos. The 1950s rat pack was made up of stars like Errol Flynn, Bacall and Bogart.

Spur-of-the-Moment Surprise Las Vegas Shows

It seems that every decade had a unique rat pack and the crew of the 1960s included icons such as Sammy Davis, Sinatra and Dean Martin. How it worked is that if one of the pack-members were performing in Las Vegas, the rest would follow, most of the time they would decide to surprise the audience with a spur-of-the-moment show. The rat pack was almost more in Vegas than at their mansions, and in 1984 Dean Martin got one of the casinos to allow the dealer to deal form her hand. The casino got into significant trouble as that is against the state law. It was only a matter to time before one of the rat pack decided to open a casino, and the brave one was Frank Sinatra. He was a considerable blackjack enthusiast and had a casino called Cal Neva based on the Lake Tahoe shores. Unfortunately, this casino closed in 2010.

Las Vegas versus Bad Boy Charlie Sheen

Charlie Sheen loves all-night partying, he is high blackjack roller, and he is famous for placing sports bets. Sheen is many things, but dull is not one of them, he is controversial, and maybe you could call him certifiably crazy. Most call him the bad boy of Hollywood as he uses his charms to get away with anything and everything. His real-life is similar to the role he plays in Two and a Half Men. He is rich and loves beautiful women and having a great time.

Batman Goes Poker Wild

The one that joins the bad boy genre is Ben Affleck, another regular in Las Vegas. He is Batman, and he loves playing at one Vegas casino in particular, which is the Las Vegas Palm. It is his all-night venue where he enjoys no-limit poker; some call this guy a bit of a card counter. Whether the claim is true or false, he did get into a bit of trouble over it and was banned from several casinos, who suspected card counting.

America’s John Cena – Professional Wrestler & Movie Star

Some believe that wrestling requires a combination of strength, fitness and a lot of acting. This could be the reason why a few have also starred in films, yet none of the others made it as big in Hollywood as John Cena. His huge success as a film super-star landed him acting roles in films such as Trainwreck, The Marine, Blockers, Bumblebee, Daddy’s Home I & II, The Wall, 12 Rounds, Legendary, The Reunion, The wall and Taboo.

Cena Tells All About His Film Career in Rolling Stone Interview

When interviewed by the Rolling Stone, Cena revealed his love for his new job as a movie star; however, he made it quite clear that he is not quitting from wrestling yet. He just enjoys films and accepted the first acting role as it seems a cool thing to do at the time.

John Cena – US Record-Setting Champion

Maybe if Cena wins a few Oscars, he would feel different, but for now, he remains one of the most successful professional wrestlers. John Cena is a sixteen-time World Champion, one of the most loved record-setting Make-A-Wish granters and also a five-time US Champion. Cena is one of those extremely talented people and have released an album as well as starred in some of the most successful blockbuster films, and in the middle of the WrestleMania season he also proposed to Nikki Bella, but that is all history and part of the past decade, yet Cena has no plan to slow down or step down yet.

John Cena WWE Superstar

John Cena does well in everything he tackles and is mostly known as a true superstar in WWE, while he is respected by millions for never cutting corners to reach success. When asked if he sees himself in the same light as Triple Age, The Rock, or Batista his answer is no since he sees himself as a ball cap wearing brawler who likes to talk with his fists. He is respected as one of the most generous sports heroes in the world and have granted over 500 requests made via the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which is more than any other athlete in the history of the charity foundation. The rapper, famous actor and professional wrestler have one message for all and that is to never give up.

John Cena was born in 1977 on the 23rd of April and is famed for appearing in both the SmackDown and Raw brands, before also becoming one of Hollywood’s most adored actors since his appearance in action thriller like 12 rounds and The Marine, while he gets to show off his funny side in comic films alongside Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell in films such as Daddy’s Home. Cena loves being busy and welcomes the opportunity to do some knuckle-shuffling and star in films at the same time, while he is not at all planning to give up wrestling at all and is currently working on a new film titled The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle. 

Fitness, Films & Politics

One of the most versatile sports heroes of our time is Arnold Schwarzenegger who became one of the biggest sports icons in bodybuilding, then astounded fans as a Hollywood star and then he became the Governor of California!

Schwarzenegger believes strength never comes from winning, but that it is developed by your struggles. The sports/film star also strongly feel that it is the hardships you go through and the decision not to surrender that makes you a star. He believes the worst thing anyone can be is to be like everyone else.

Powerlifter, Professional Bodybuilder, Hollywood Film Star, Filmmaker, Investor Businessman, Investor, Politician, Philanthropist, Activist and Author Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger has served two terms as the Governor of California, while he entered Hollywood in 1970 as Hercules, although his big breakthrough came when he accepted the role as Conan the Barbarian in 1982, although he is most known by movie fans as the Terminator and his words, I’ll be back is still quoted by everyone. After his duties were fulfilled as Governor, he immediately started with the filming of the Expendables 2.

How did Arnold Become the Health & Sports Legend?

The most suited for the 30th Anniversary cover of Men’s Health was Arnold Schwarzenegger, he is unlike any sports icon and even though he has many fans due to his 21-inch biceps he also became the highest paid actor after filming Conan the Barbarian.  It was simply not enough for the actor who became a legend in Hollywood to be The Terminator and he also became California’s Governor.

His greatest talent is probably how he juggles his interests, Schwarzenegger won the title as Mr Olympia seven times, the Arnold Sports Festival attracts over 18,000 athletes yearly and according to the sports star, it all started with his father making him do push-ups before he was to have any breakfast.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Awards

The list of rewards for films Schwarzenegger received includes the 1992 MTV Movie Award for Best Male Performance in Terminator 2: Judgement Day, 2014 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Documentary, 1977 Golden Globe for The Best New Star of the Year and the Empire Special Honorary Award in 2014. Amongst many other rewards he also received the Life Career Award in 1992 and the Laureus World Sports Award in 2003 for his tremendous contribution to society via sports.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Films

Schwarzenegger is perfect no matter the role he played and while fans love him as Terminator, he is also brilliant in films such as Kindergarten Cop. some of the top films include the 1984 box office hit The Terminator, 1987 Predator, 1990 Total Recall, 1991 Terminator 2: Judgement Day, 1985 Commando, 1993 Last Action Hero, 1994 True Lies, 1987 The Running Man, 1996 T2 3-D: Battle Across Time, 1988 Red Heat, 1986 Raw Deal, 2013 Escape Plan, 1988 Twins, 2000 the 6th Day, 1996 Eraser, 1996 Jingle All The Way, 1970 The Villian and 1993 Dave to only list a few of the over 40 movies starring Schwarzenegger.