This may be an admitting I'm not much of a celeb-watcher, but I had no idea Kate Bosworth and Orlando Bloom were ever dating. To be honest, the politics and personal lives of celebrities are not the part of cinema which entertains me, but every now and then a bit of it manages to break into my little geek bubble. This one crossed my radar because it plays into a strong element of geek lore -- the Superman curse. According to Contact Music, Kate Bosworth, who played Lois Lane in the recent Superman Returns film, blames her failed relationship with Orlando Bloom on "the curse." Apparently, their relationship was rocky for some time, but finally failed during Superman filming.

Does Bosworth truly believe the curse ruined her relationship? I have no idea, although I sincerely hope not. I mean, when "the curse" is typically discussed, it is in terms of ... you know ... dead or paralyzed or otherwise severely traumatized actors. While I am sure Bosworth was understandably devastated over the end of a meaningful relationship, I find it hard to put her suffering on par with, say, Christopher Reeve. ...
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