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Michelle Obama! Your long wait for fame and recognition might be over. On a recent episode of Daybreak, Veteran neurotic and film director Woody Allen revealed that he's not averse to offering the First Lady her big break: "If I was in a room with Michelle Obama, and I thought she was right for a part, I wouldn't hesitate to ask her," he said, generously.

Did you hear that, Michelle? Eh? You mean you're already one of the most famous women in the world? Well, sheeesh. Try and do a girl a favour.

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, on the other hand, was pretty chipper when Allen cast her as a museum tour guide in his latest flick, Midnight In Paris, in which Owen Wilson plays Woody Allen, since Woody Allen has decided he is now too old to play Woody Allen. Obviously, shoehorning Bruni-Sarkozy into your movie is a pretty straightforward decision to make. We can never quite shake the feeling that Carla Bruni took on her marriage to Sarkozy as a film role, and that she is still waiting for someone to yell "It's a wrap." So it's refreshing to see Bruni-Sarkozy take a break from playing First Lady to play Museum Guide.

Who knows what plum role Michelle might be offered? Well, if she's lucky, she could be a prostitute. As Angela Basset pointed out upon the release of Vicky Christina Barcelona, "I mean, to have one black cast member for the whole film seems rather strange, and, oh yes, she's a prostitute, of course."

Zac Efron's awkward birthday toast
What we learned: we clearly don't hang around enough sons of Russian billionaires. Zac Efron was near one in a Chicago club the other night, and the overfunded superfan treated the star to a $100,000 bottle of champagne. Yes, that's a bottle of champagne as expensive a house. To be honest, this would be downright embarrassing. What if you spilled a drop?

Tween Tans
You know the way you can date trees by counting the number of rings in their trunk? Well, you can detect the age of a TOWIE actress in a photo purely by checking out what shade of orange her legs are. The more orange the legs, the cheaper the fake tan brand, and the younger the reality TV starlet. (Nobody under the age of 24 can afford Lancome.) As demonstrated by the Daily Mail, at the age of 12, Lucy and Sam opted for a terracotta hue, possibly Hawaiian Tropic. In 2011, TOWIE girls go for a more refined bronze, possibly St Tropez or, indeed, Lancome.

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