April 30, 2002 - The Enquirer
reports Cybill Shepherd caused a British TV talk show and Orlando Bloom
to squirm after she shoved an action figure based on his LOTR character
Legolas between her breasts, and later talking about having oral sex with
27, 2002 - Orlando Bloom and Kate Beckinsale are to feature in new ads
for clothing giants Gap. Three new TV ads have been directed by Cameron
Crowe, the eccentric Coen Brothers and Roman Coppola. Bloom and Beckinsale
feature in Crowe's ad as a couple being chased by a group of admirers while
out for a stroll.
April 24, 2002 - Orlando
Bloom is nominated for 'Breakthrough Male' (The Lord of the Rings: The
Fellowship of the Ring) in the 2002 MTV Movie Awards, which will air June
6th at 9PM.
April 7, 2002 - Sunday Mirror
reports Orlando Bloom is dating Christina Ricci.
April 5, 2002 - This week's
popbitch.com blind item asks, "Which Lord of The Rings actor wandered around
Wellington, NZ, during filming, propositioning girls with the line: 'Suck
my co**, I'm going to be famous, and you'll wish you had'"
March 29, 2002 - E! Online's
Ted Casablanca reports from the Vanity Fair post Oscar bash: "Orlando Bloom
might as well have been cooing: "Happy Birthday, Ms. Smart," as he whispered
in Amy's ear, causing the pretty blonde to become so flustered she had
to flee with her girlfriend. Hey, Orlando, stop that! Don't you know the
effect you're having on the residents of this town (not to mention the
planet), these days? Down, you randy boy."
March 27, 2002 - Variety
reports Orlando Bloom has hooked up two movie roles: "The Kelly Gang" with
Heath Ledger and Mick Jagger, and "The Calcium Kid," to be directed by
Alek De Rakoff. Read more.
March 26, 2002 - IMDB reports
Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan and Orlando Bloom were snubbed from Sunday's
Oscars because of the limited seating at the Kodak Theater. The actors
were flown into Los Angeles to join their co-stars at the ceremony, but
were denied entry. Bloom said, "I'm going out to get drunk anyway." Monaghan
added, "We have plenty of options for a night out. But the Oscars isn't
one of them."
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