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THE DAILY DISH ...

Political aspirations ...

Arnold Schwarzenegger says he may think about running for California governor after the summer release of his new movie, "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines," but his family will have a say in the matter.

"When I get to that point that I say, 'I want to run,' I will have that conversation with my family and with my close friends," the staunch Republican told TV Guide for its May 31 issue. He said the advice of his wife, NBC correspondent Maria Shriver, a Kennedy cousin and a Democrat, will be especially significant. "She has to give the green light and feel comfortable with it because she moved away from Washington to get away from all that kind of stuff," Schwarzenegger said. The Austria-born actor says promoting the movie is his top priority for now.

Part of the family? ...

Queen Elizabeth II has invited Camilla Parker Bowles, longtime companion of her son Prince Charles, to the major royal event of the year, Buckingham Palace said.

Parker Bowles has received a personal invitation to the Westminster Abbey service on June 2 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the queen's coronation. The event will also be attended by Prime Minister Tony Blair, Commonwealth leaders and more than 1,000 members of the public.

Parker Bowles has been increasingly seen at Charles' side at royal gatherings. The couple's relationship has brought criticism since Parker Bowles divorced her husband and Charles, the heir to the throne, split with Princess Diana before her death in 1997.

Annoying son-in-law ...

"The In-Laws" star Michael Douglas is happy to say he doesn't have any problems with his own in-laws as his character in the movie does. But there is one thing Douglas does that bugs his father-in-law. "My father-in-law is two years younger than I am, so it calls for a unique arrangement," he said. "I call him 'Pops,'" which Douglas says really annoys his father-in-law.

Looking for God ...

Dawn Jenkins isn't in the new Jim Carrey comedy "Bruce Almighty," but her cell phone number is and she's been bombarded with callers who ask for God before hanging up.

Carrey stars as a Buffalo Channel 7 television reporter who receives the powers of God. The God character tries to reach Carrey's character by repeatedly leaving a phone number on his pager. But instead of the usual 555 prefix used by most TV shows and films, God's number is a common exchange -- and Jenkins' cell phone number.

She's been getting about 20 calls per hour from callers looking for God. "What am I to do?" Jenkins wrote on an Internet forum. Reached by phone by the St. Petersburg Times, Jenkins declined further comment, saying only she wants to hire an attorney.

The number on the movie pager also matches the number of a South Carolina woman who declined to give her name, but said she's been "getting aggravated to death" by calls. It also matches the number for a call center to a group of Colorado talk-radio stations, which was expecting a torrent of calls Tuesday, the first regular workday since the movie opened.

Honors from Brown ...

Actress Laura Linney received an honorary degree Monday from her alma mater, Brown University in Providence, R.I. Nominated as best actress for her role in "You Can Count on Me," she graduated in 1986 from the Ivy league university with a degree in theater arts.

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