Sir Michael Caine reveals real end of 'Inception'
Plus, the rest of the news you missed overnight
Spoiler alert! Don't want to know the official ending of "Inception"? Stop reading now. Sir Michael Caine revealed if the spinning top drops or keeps turning in an interview with BBC radio (via Gizmodo): "[The spinning top] drops at the end, that's when I come back on. If I'm there it's real, because I'm never in the dream. I'm the guy who invented the dream." So that means… Leonardo DiCaprio's reunion with his children was real life, not a dream within a dream within a dream.
Below, the rest of the news you missed overnight:
- As expected, Jimmy Pitaro, vice president of media at Yahoo!, has resigned, the Wall Street Journal's AllThingsD blog reports. Also stepping down at the struggling online giant: David Ko, U.S. audience chief, and Hilary Schneider, the head of operations in the U.S., who will stay onboard until her replacement is named. Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz has defended her attempts to reinvent the company, which has struggled to define itself against other internet portals.
- Neil Portnow -- who oversees the Grammy Awards as president of the music industry's Recording Academy -- is trying to double his salary to $2 million as he renegotiates his contact (which expires next year), the New York Post reports. Giving him leverage: The 52nd Annual show last January was the highest-rated airing since 2004, up 35 percent from the year prior. Portnow, who has worked at Zomba Group and EMI Records, began at the Recording Academy in 2002 after outgoing president Michael Greene resigned following allegations of misconduct.
- Rachel Zoe is losing her assistant (and co-star on her Bravo reality show, "The Rachel Zoe Project"), Brad Goreski on Oct. 1. "I love Rachel and she's taught me everything I know," he told People. "But there's a point where either I do it now or I'll never know what it's like to spread my wings and soar." When Goreski resigned a month ago, Zoe says they "couldn't stop hugging and we couldn't stop crying."
- "Dancing With the Stars" producers don't think Bruno Tonioli should apologize to Michael Bolton for calling his jive, in which he crawled out of a dog house, the worst-ever on the show. (The singer had demanded the sharp-toothed judge make nice as he was eliminated Tuesday night.) In a statement to UsMagazine.com, producers said: "Bruno's role as a judge is to give his honest opinions on the quality of the dances he's judging, which is what he did in this case. While we respect the feelings of our celebrities and dancers, we don't feel Bruno should be expected to apologize for doing his job."
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