Actor Bruce Willis has been awarded the Commander of the Arts in France for his contribution to cinema.
The 57-year-old, whose latest film is A Good Day to Die Hard, told the Paris ceremony Monday night that he feels honored that his work has been recognized.
Willis was born in Europe and said he feels at home in France. Willis also said in an interview that he thinks there’ll be more Die Hard movies to come. The one out now is the fifth.
Show star jailed
A cast member of the MTV reality show Buckwild is facing a drug charge in West Virginia.
Twenty-four-year-old Salwa Amin was arraigned Monday in Nicholas County Magistrate Court on felony charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. She’s being held at the Central Regional Jail on $200,000 bond.
State police say a multi-agency task force arrested Amin and two others late Sunday at a home in Summersville after receiving a tip from an informant. Officers say they found oxycodone pills and heroin.
The top five movies from the weekend box office:
1. Identity Thief, $34.6 million
2. Warm Bodies, $11.4 million
3. Side Effects, $9.3 million
4. Silver Linings Playbook, $6.4 million
5. Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, $5.8 million
Among celebrity birthdays today: Keyboardist Ray Manzarek is 74. Actress Maud Adams is 68. Actor Cliff DeYoung is 67. Actor Michael Ironside is 63. Guitarist Steve Hackett is 63. Singer Michael McDonald is 61. Actress Joanna Kerns is 60. Actor-talk-show host Arsenio Hall is 58. Actor Raphael Sbarge is 49. Actor Josh Brolin is 45. Singer Chynna Phillips is 45. Bassist Jim Creeggan is 43. Keyboardist Keri Lewis is 42. Actor Jesse Spencer is 34. Actress Sarah Lancaster is 33. Actress Christina Ricci is 33. Actress Jennifer Stone is 20.