Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Elvis and Dakota Fanning Have Everyone All Shook Up.

Posted By on Tue, Jan 23, 2007 at 4:00 AM

Entertainment insiders are abuzz about a new controversy, and this time it has nothing to do with Lohan's "water bottle" or Justin's latest ladyfriend. This time, it's Elvis and Dakota Fanning who have everyone all shook up.

Seems that 12-year-old actress Fanning's role in the movie Hounddog is that of a child who is brutally raped, then turns to the music of Elvis for comfort.

The scene is so brutal that the film's investors actually pulled out, and production had to be stopped until new investors with deep pockets and thicker skin were located. Despite the controversy — or perhaps because of it — the movie was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at this year's Sundance Film Festival.

The question now: Is Memphis ready for the dubious attention Hounddog will bring to its most famous dead resident? Read more about the kinderscandal.

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