Russell Crowe Challenge Ends Poorly For Aussie Gossip


A Sydney gossip columnist who dared to call Russell Crowe out for his smoking and diet habits wound up challenged recently to a grueling bicycle trek with the angry star. One wipeout and a butt-numbing 20 kilometers later, the pair had cultivated a much healthier mutual understanding: "Better than Baz Luhrmann," Crowe told her. "You're twice the man Baz is." [Daily Telegraph]