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THE DAILY DISH

No mercy from Jolie ...
Angelina Jolie and her father, Jon Voight, were both giving interviews about their coming films last weekend in the St. Regis Hotel in Century City, Calif., but they weren't able to reconcile their very public father-daughter feud.

In an interview for her film "Alexander," Jolie, 29, told Zap2it.com, "I do not see any reconciliation with my father ever, no. There's only so much energy in this life -- I don't want him to make my stomach go into knots anymore."

Voight, 65, gave interviews for "National Treasure," in which he plays Nicolas Cage's father. "I love my daughter, I'm crazy about my daughter and I will not stop sending her my messages of love and will keep trying to reach her always," he said. Voight says he tried to reach her at the hotel, but she didn't respond.

Jolie doesn't want her adopted son, Maddox, to know his grandfather. "I don't want to worry about my son having problems with him as he grows up," she says. "I don't hate Voight -- I just can't have that negative energy in my life. We don't understand each other."

Calling it quits ...
Hugh Grant says he's lost interest in acting and is heading into retirement, reports MSNBC.com.

Grant, who plays heartthrob Daniel Cleaver in "Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason," said film acting is a "miserable experience."

"It's so long and boring and so difficult to get right," he said. "I am sort of semiretired. I keep thinking I'm going to write a brilliant script."

The 44-year-old actor, who took his new girlfriend, heiress Jemima Khan, to this week's London premiere of "Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason," said he didn't feel pressure to settle down despite rumors of an engagement.

Stork report ...
Supermodel Claudia Schiffer gave birth to a baby girl Thursday at London's Portland Hospital, reports the Associated Press. Schiffer and her husband, film director Matthew Vaughn, have a 22-month-old son, Caspar.

Tumor is benign: ...
World champion figure skater Scott Hamilton, 46, was diagnosed Thursday with a benign brain tumor, his publicist said.

Hamilton underwent a biopsy at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio after having vision problems in recent weeks. He has a slow-growing, non-cancerous tumor in the region of the pituitary gland, said Dr. Gene Barnett, chairman of the clinic's brain tumor institute.

Hamilton was diagnosed with testicular cancer in 1997 and treated with surgery and chemotherapy.

Celebrity birthdays ...

Sunday: Jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis is 70. Actor Patrick Warburton is 40.

Monday: Actor Ed Asner is 75. Singer Petula Clark is 72. Actress Beverly D'Angelo is 50.

Tuesday: Jazz singer Diana Krall is 40. Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal is 27.

Wednesday: Singer Gordon Lightfoot is 66. Movie director Martin Scorsese is 62. Actress Lauren Hutton is 61. Actress Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio is 46.

Thursday: Actress Linda Evans is 62. Actress Chloe Sevigny is 30.

Friday: Actor Alan Young is 85. Talk-show host Larry King is 71. Actress Meg Ryan is 43. Actress Jodie Foster is 42.

Next Saturday: Journalist Judy Woodruff is 58. Actress Bo Derek is 48.

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