Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection – A man whose company has been running a mob-backed Ponzi scheme is put into witness protection. He and his family must stay at his Aunt Madea's house down South. Stars Tyler Perry, Eugene Levy, Romeo, Denise Richards and Doris Roberts. Rated PG-13.
Ted - John Bennett is a grown man who must deal with the cherished teddy bear who came to life as the result of a childhood wish... and has refused to leave his side ever since. Stars Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis and Seth MacFarlane (voice of Ted). Rated R.
People Like Us – A salesman returns home to put his dead father’s estate in order, and learns secrets about his estranged family. Stars Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks and Olivia Wilde. Rated PG-13.
Magic Mike - Set in the world of male strippers, Mike takes a young dancer called The Kid under his wing and schools him in the fine arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money. Stars Channing Tatum, Matthew McConaughey, and Riley Keough (daughter of Lisa Marie Presley). Rated R (explicit content)
No charges in leak of Rihanna beating photo
Two Los Angeles police officers won't face criminal charges for leaking a photo of Rihanna's bruised and beaten face in Feb 2009. Prosecutors can’t prove TMZ paid for the photos. There is no money trail. The two officers will appear before disciplinary panels in August.
Ann Curry out, Savannah Guthrie ready to take over “Today”
NBC this morning is expected to announce Savannah Guthrie is the new co-host of the “Today” show. Ann Curry announced on-air yesterday that yesterday was her last day. She will be part of an investigative team that reports stories on all NBC media.
Stars Turn Out To Party With Elton John
Adam Lambert, Naomi Watts, and Matthew Morrison were among stars who attended Elton John's annual fundraising party last night. The annual White Tie and Tiara Ball took place at the Rocket Man's estate in Windsor, England. It benefits the Elton John Aids Foundation.
Snoop Dogg Busted By Drug-Sniffing Dog In Norwegian Airport
Snoop Dogg was briefly detained in Norway after entering the country with marijuana and a large amount of cash. He was fined $8,600 for the violations. He performed last night at a musical festival in the southern town of Kristiansand.
PETA picks 2012 Sexiest Vegetarian Celebs
PETA has put Woody Harrelson and Jessica Chastain at the top of its annual Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrities list. The vegan duo bested a field of 100 of Hollywood's "hottest herbivores." Chastain had vegan fried chicken prepared for her on the set of The Help.
Dixie Chick Emily Robison Expecting Fourth Child
A new little chick is on the way…Emily Robison is expecting her fourth child. The baby is due in early September. This will be her first child with boyfriend Martin Strayer. She has 3 children with ex-husband Charlie Robison.
Ludacris 8th album due out Sept 11
Ludacris will soon release his new album 'Ludaversal'. He hopes fans of his unique style of rapping will see a new side to him. It’s his 8th album. He says the new sound is heavily influenced by his travels around the globe. The album is to be released on September 11.
Paris Hilton Invites Disabled Child To Her Home
Paris Hilton showed off her caring side on Thursday by spending time with a wheelchair-bound child. She met with 6-year-old Oran as part of her volunteer work for the Starlight Children's Foundation. The Foundation grants wishes for seriously ill children.
Johnny Depp has new girlfriend
Johnny Depp is dating his "Rum Diary" co-star Amber Heard. Depp and French model-actress Vanessa Paradis ended their 14-year relationship last week. The relationship began last year when they were promoting "The Rum Diary." Depp and Paradis were estranged.
Eva Longoria Splits With Eduardo Cruz
Eva Longoria has split with Eduardo Cruz. Their on-off relationship lasted 16 months. They began dating after Eva split with her husband Tony Parker. Eva recently revealed she was going on a ''new journey'' in her life following the end of “Desperate Housewives.”
Mark Wahlberg Felt 'Ridiculous' Filming Ted
Mark Wahlberg felt ''ridiculous'' filming the fight scene in his new film 'Ted'. The scene took 3 days to film and saw Mark wrestling with empty space or a prop. The bad-tempered, beer-guzzling teddy was edited in using CGI. Seth McFarlane said it came together very well.
Jennifer Aniston And George Clooney Reunite
Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux boarded a private jet with George Clooney and Stacy Keibler on Wednesday. They got on the aircraft in Switzerland. George and Brad Pitt enjoyed dinner & drinks together at an Italian restaurant in England Tuesday night.
Usher Obtains Restraining Order Against Stalker
Usher is being stalked by a woman who is convinced she is married to him. He has obtained a restraining order against 26 year old Darshelle Jones-Rakestraw. She turned up uninvited at his home twice. He is planning to request the temporary order be made permanent.
Eddie Van Halen reveals that was his guitar riff in Back To The Future
Remember the movie “Back To The Future?” In one scene, Marty McFly, in a radiation suit, pops in a cassette tape in his Walkman & plays noise to his dad. We now know who did the music. Eddie Van Halen revealed yesterday he did the guitar riff.
Film academy makes hairstyling eligible for Oscar
Hollywood hairstylists are now officially eligible for the industry's most coveted hardware: the Oscar. The Academy Award for makeup will now be known as the makeup and hairstyling award. The 85th Academy Awards will be presented February 24, 2013.
Jennifer Hudson's Son Could Sing At Wedding
Jennifer Hudson's son may sing at her wedding to David Otunga. 3-year-old David Daniel Otunga Jr. is excited about taking part in their upcoming ceremony. Jennifer says he sings all the time: “music is a huge part of our household. It's how I communicate with him.”
'Today' co-host Ann Curry bids farewell today, but staying with NBC
Ann Curry says goodbye this morning on NBC's Today show. But she isn’t going anywhere. She has a new contract to head a 7-person special assignment unit. They will report news for all NBC media. Savannah Guthrieis expected to be Matt’s new co-anchor.
NBC says Natalie Morales not angry, will keep reading the News for “Today”
Despite reports in the New York media, Natalie Morales is not leaving the Today show. NBC says Morales will continue as the show’s chief news-reader. She’s been with the show 6 years. The network says reports she’s angry at being passed over again are false.
Justin Bieber's 'Believe' is the biggest debut of the year
Justin Bieber’s "Believe" debuts on the Billboard 200 chart at No. 1. That makes his fourth No. 1 album, joining "My World 2.0," "Never Say Never: The Remixes" and "Under the Mistletoe." He hits the road in September, playing 45 cities in four months.
Club in Chris Brown-Drake fight loses liquor license
New York nightclub W.i.P. is shut down. Its liquor license has been revoked. The club is where a fight broke out between Chris Brown and Drake’s entourage June 14. There have been nearly a dozen altercations at the club since March.
Miss Virginia 2012 pageant live 3 nights on web
Pageant fans can watch this year's Miss Virginia pageant every evening on the pageant website.Preliminary competitions are tonight and tomorrow night at 7:30. The new Miss Virginia will be crowned Saturday. It will be broadcast locally on cable channel 4.
Jordin Sparks Performs At Children's Hospital
Jordin Sparks cheered up sick children in a Memphis, Tennessee hospital last week by staging a surprise show. She visited St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on Friday and performed a 90-minute set.She also visited with youngsters on the wards.
Bon Jovi and Warren Buffet share the stage in an unlikely ukulele duet
Jon Bon Jovi and Warren Buffett shared a stage Tuesday at the Forbes 400 Summit on Philanthropy. Both played "The Glory of Love" on a Ukulele. The song was popularized by Bette Midler. Bon Jovi also spoke at the event and co-hosted an end-of-night reception.
Kellie Pickler Volunteers At Food Bank
Kellie Pickler took time out from her busy schedule on Tuesday to volunteer at a food bank in Tennessee.She is spokesperson for the Hunger-Free Summer drive, in association with the Feeding America organization. She helped pack bags full of food for the needy.
Michael Jackson's tiger dies of lung cancer
A tiger that belonged to Michael Jackson at his Neverland ranch has died of lung cancer at a wildlife preserve in California.The 13-year-old tiger was named Thriller. It was sent there in 2006. Jackson never called to check on the tiger & never sent any money for its care.
Lamar Odom Almost Missed Khloe Kardashian Birthday
Khloe Kardashian's husband Lamar Odom almost missed her birthday celebrations. She turned 28 yesterday. His flight to L.A. was delayed. He arrived late. She received numerous best wishes online. She shared back: ''Heading to a Birthday surprise from my hubby :)''
Rihanna Evacuated From Hotel Fire
Rihanna was evacuated from a hotel fire in London early Wednesday morning. She and 300 guests were sent outside after a blaze broke out in an elevator lift shaft. It was quickly put out. Rihanna tweeted fans a picture of herself bundled up in the back of a taxi.
Rod Stewart recording Christmas duets CD with Buble, Cee Lo
Rod Stewart will release his first holiday duets collection, Merry Christmas, Baby, this fall. He’s also releasing a memoir about the same time. He reunites with Stevie Nicks on their Heart & Soul tour in July, and resumes his residency at Caesars Palace in September.
Actor Don Grady, Robbie on 'My Three Sons,' dies at 68
If you were around in the 1960s, you might remember the popular TV show “My Three Sons.” Actor Don Grady died of cancer Wednesday at the age of 68. He played Robbie Douglas, & was an original Mouseketeer at age 13. He and wife Ginny had 2 children.
Foxx, Tarantino to present BET Awards
Jamie Foxx, Quentin Tarantino, Tyler Perry and Laz Alonzo are to be presenters at the BET Awards this weekend in Los Angeles. Samuel L. Jackson is to serve as the host. Performers include D'Angelo, Usher, Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, and Big Sean.
Alec Baldwin Returning To Broadway
Alec Baldwin is heading back to Broadway next spring. He will portray a mobster who is kidnapped and held hostage by two troubled brothers. He is also developing a new Broadway musical, in which he plans to star as a wannabe song and dance man.
R. Kelly Cancels Appearances Due To Health Problems
R. Kelly cancelled all public events yesterday to promote his new book “Soulacoaster.” His rep said he is suffering from complications from surgery he had last year to treat an abscess on his vocal chords. He is in Chicago. The book launch is postponed.
Paula Deen drops 30 lbs. with 'small changes'
Paula Deenhas slimmed down, losing 30 lbs.She simply changed her eating - no more mashed potatoes; lots more fish and salad. She has Type 2 diabetes. She told People Magazine, "If you make a few small changes, they can add up to big results."
Nathan Followill To Become A Father
Kings of Leon drummer Nathan Followill is expecting his first child with wife Jessie Baylin. The baby is due in December. His brother and bandmate Caleb welcomed daughter Dixie Pearl with wife Lily Aldridge on June 21. Kings of Leon are currently on a hiatus.
Controversial singing soldier cut from 'America's Got Talent'
The singing former soldier on “America’s Got Talent” is out. Timothy Michael Poe had claimed he was injured in Afghanistan in 2009. His military records made no mention of it. He was dismissed on last night’s show, which was filmed in Las Vegas last month.
Blackstreet founders settle suit with former members
Two former members of the R&B group Blackstreet have settled a lawsuit with founders Teddy Riley and Chauncey Hannibal. Mark Middleton and Eric Williams cannot call themselves Blackstreet when performing. Blackstreet produced four albums in the 1990s.
50 Cent in car accident, released from hospital
50 Cent is out of the hospital after being injured in a car accident in New York Tuesday morning. His SUV was rear-ended by a truck on the Long Island Expressway. He was treated for minor neck and back injuries. His driver was also treated and released.
Charlie Sheen did not trash a hotel room over the weekend
Us Weekly reported Charlie Sheen trashed a hotel room in New York City with a bunch of female escorts. A source told the mag he was banned. They may have to apologize. He was with ex-wife Denise & their daughters. Their room was left in “pristine condition.”
Rihanna Bodyguard Punches Photographer
Rihanna's bodyguard was involved in a physical altercation with the paparazzi. A photographer got too close to the singer while she was in London Sunday night. The bodyguard knocked him down. Rihanna is working on new material during her stay.
Van Morrison to release new album in October
Van Morrison is releasing a new album on Oct. 2 called “Born to Sing: No Plan B.” His last album was in 2009, the concert album “Live at the Hollywood Bowl.” He is best known for the hits “Brown Eyed Girl,” “Moondance,” “Have I Told You Lately,” & “Into The Mystic.”
Aerosmith Push Back Album To Avoid Tough Chart Battle
Aerosmith have pushed back the release date of their new album to avoid a chart showdown with other big names this summer. The group has been working on new material since last July. The album “Music From Another Dimension” is now due for release Nov 6.
'General Hospital' gets new time slot
Daytime soap "General Hospital" will air an hour earlier starting in September. The series will be broadcast at 2 p.m. Katie Couric's new syndicated daytime talk show will air at 3. "General Hospital" will celebrate 50 years on April 1, 2013.
Robin Roberts boosts bone marrow registrants
The national bone marrow donation registry says the rate of new registrants has more than doubled. Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts said on June 11 she'll need a transplant this fall. She now wears an armband to cover up where she receives meds.
Canada’s “Rookie Blue” a big hit in the USA
There apparently are a lot of fans of a Canadian police show. “Rookie Blue” is shot in Toronto over summer, and airs across Canada. Three years ago, it started airing in America on ABC. The show has been a success. It has been green-lighted a 4th season in the USA.
Berry Gordy to bring Motown to Broadway
Motown founder Berry Gordy is getting ready to bring the story of his label, and the songs that helped define it, to the stage. “Motown the Musical” is set to open on Broadway in the spring of 2013. The show will trace the rise of Motown’s biggest stars. Gordy will produce.
Do you really really want it? Spice Girls reunite to announce new musical
The Spice Girls reunited onstage yesterday for the first public appearance since 2008. A musical based on their songs will open in London in the fall. “Viva Forever” will tell the story of the 4 friends who enter a TV talent show. It opens Nov 27 in London's Piccadilly Theatre.
Teacher booted from Kenny Chesney concert for resembling singer
Tennessee teacher Nathan Blankenship was booted out of Kenny Chesney's Nashville-area show on Saturday. He is a dead-ringer for the country-music star. People want to take his picture. Chesney’s management will refund his $200 ticket and send him CDs.
Kris Jenner Confident After Facelift
Kris Jenner is more confident since having a facelift. She is 56. She went under the knife last year ahead of her daughter Kim Kardashian's doomed wedding. She insists she will never become a ''plastic surgery attic,'' but hasn't ruled out more cosmetic procedures.
Jason Lee's wife gives birth to a son
“My Name Is Earl’s” Jason Lee is a dad, for a 3rd time. Wife Karen has given birth to a son in Los Angeles. Baby Sonny Lee was born June 16. The couple married in 2008 and are also parents to daughter Casper, age 3. He also has an 8-year-old son with an ex-girlfriend.
Nora Ephron, writer-filmmaker, dies at 71
Author and filmaker Nora Ephron has died at age 71. As a screenwriter, she was nominated 3 times for Academy Awards, for "Silkwood," "When Harry Met Sally" and "Sleepless in Seattle." She wrote openly about her difficult childhood, and her failed relationships.
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter– (Fiction) AbeLincoln watches his mother's murder at the hands of a vampire. The death sends Lincoln on a two-pronged mission: Kill vampires and be president, in that order. Rated R. (No big-name talent)
Brave - a skilled archer named Merida defies an age-old custom, causing chaos in her kingdom. After consulting an elderly wise woman for help, her family becomes cursed and Merida is forced to undo the spell herself before it is too late. Features the voices of Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Craig Ferguson, & Julie Walters. Rated PG.
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World - When news breaks that a laser, sent to space to protect Earth from an asteroid impact, has failed at its mission, a man hits the road in search of his high school sweetheart. Stars Steve Carell, Keira Knightley, Patton Oswalt and William Petersen. Rated R.
Katy Perry's Twitter Followers Get Concert Movie Sneak Peek
Katy Perry is offering her Twitter followers the chance to catch a sneak peek of her new 3D concert movie Part Of Me. The movie will be screened in 100 cinemas July 2. A special hashtag will direct fans to a site where they can buy tickets for the advance showings.
American Idol Runner-Up In Talks For Glee Role
American Idol runner-up Jessica Sanchez is in talks to join the cast of Glee. She lost out to Phillip Phillips last month. Glee creator Ryan Murphy thinks she would be great in his show. She is 16. Series regular Amber Riley auditioned for Idol during the second season.
Meredith Vieira turns down offer to replace Ann Curry
NBC secretly offered Meredith Vieira a contract to replace Ann Curry on the "Today" show. She turned them down. The offer was made two weeks ago. Meredith doesn’t want to return to the show she anchored for 6 years. The frontrunner is news reader Savannah Guthrie.
Jennifer Aniston Reportedly Offered 8-Figure Deal
Jennifer Aniston is in negotiations for an 8 figure deal to be the spokeswoman for Aveeno. The company sells all-natural skin and hair care products. The current face of the brand is Dutch model-actress Daniella van Graas. Jennifer would represent “effortless beauty.”
Jolie donates $100K on World Refugee Day
Angelina Jolie holds a special place in her heart for the world's millions of refugees. She also holds a special place in her wallet for that group. On World Refugee Day Wednesday, she filmed a special message and donated $100,000 to show refugees how much she cares.
Will.I.Am Gives $500,000 To The Prince's Trust
Will.i.am has donated $500,000 to The Prince's Trust charity. That’s his wages for being a mentor on the UK’s version of 'The Voice.' The donation will help deprived children get training and start up businesses. He said, ''I wanted to give something back.”
Justin Bieber: One Direction Collaboration Will Be Great
Justin Bieber says his collaboration with One Direction is ''going to be great''. He will record a track on the band's second album. The group has also extended an invitation to Rihanna, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift and Jennifer Lopez to collaborate on a future project.
Lil Wayne Scores 100Th Hit On America's R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart
Lil Wayne is only the third artist to score 100 hits on Billboard’s R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. He enters the chart at 57 with his Rick Ross, Drake and French Montana collaboration Pop That. Jay Z leads all rappers with 108 chart titles. James Brown tops all artists with 111.
Snooki Reassures Fans: Even Sober, ‘I’m Still A Nut Job’
Although we’ll be seeing a softer side of Snooki on her new reality show, “Snooki & JWoww,” she says she’s “still a nut job.” “I’m going to go out some nights, but your baby is your life now and I’m excited to be a mom!” “Snooki & JWoww” premieres June 21 at 10 PM on MTV.
Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin buy Spectacular Mansion
Gwyneth Paltrow is in escrow on one of the most spectacular estates on the westside of L.A. She and Chris martin paid $10.4M. It was built last year, and the price was reduced from $12M. The house has 6 bedrooms and 8 baths, and includes a stable.
Charlie Sheen To Star As U.S. President In Machete Sequel
Charlie Sheen's career comeback continues - he's been cast as the U.S. President in Robert Rodriguez's Machete sequel. The film, due for release next year, stars Danny Trejo, Jessica Alba, Mel Gibson, Amber Heard and Zoe Saldana.
'Sesame Street' movie in the works
20th Century Fox is developing a film based on "Sesame Street." The series premiered in 1969 and is a mix of live-action, animation and Jim Henson puppets. The show inspired two previous movies: "Follow That Bird" in 1985 and "Elmo in Grouchland" in 1999.
Bristol Palin says no sex until marriage
Bristol Palin, whose new Lifetime show tanked badly, says she won’t have physical relations until after marriage. She is engaged to pipeline worker Giacinto Paoletti, also 21. She broke off 2 engagements to son Tripp's father, Levi Johnston. She had Tripp at age 17.
Actor Ralph Waite is 84. Singer-actor Kris Kristofferson is 76. Movie director John Korty is 76. Actor Michael Lerner is 71. Broadcast journalist Brit Hume is 69. Singer Peter Asher (Peter and Gordon) is 68. Actor Andrew Rubin is 66. Actor David L. Lander is 65. Singer Howard "Eddie" Kaylan is 65. Singer-musician Todd Rundgren is 64. Actress Meryl Streep is 63. Actress Lindsay Wagner is 63. Singer Alan Osmond is 63. Actor Murphy Cross is 62. Actor Graham Greene is 60. Pop singer Cyndi Lauper is 59. Actor Chris Lemmon is 58. Rock musician Derek Forbes is 56. Actor Tim Russ is 56. Rock musician Garry Beers (INXS) is 55. Actor-producer-writer Bruce Campbell is 54. Rock musician Alan Anton (Cowboy Junkies) is 53. Actress Tracy Pollan is 52. Environmental activist Erin Brockovich is 52. Rock singer-musician Jimmy Somerville is 51. Author Dan Brown ("The Da Vinci Code") is 48. Rock singer-musician Mike Edwards (Jesus Jones) is 48. Rock singer Steven Page is 42.
Actor Michael Trucco is 42. Actress Mary Lynn Rajskub (RYS'-kub) is 41. TV personality Carson Daly is 39. Rock musician Chris Traynor is 39. Country musician Jimmy Wallace is 39. Actor Donald Faison (FAY'-zahn) is 38. Actress Alicia Goranson is 38. TV personality/actor Jai Rodriguez is 33. Actress Lindsay Ridgeway is 27.
Courteney Cox is seeking to legally drop her husband's name once their divorce is finalized. Both filed their paperwork within a minute of each other Friday. Both cite irreconcilable differences. Both are seeking custody of their 8-year-old daughter.
Jay Z Lands Director Role Of New York Super Arena
Rap mogul Jay Z has another high-powered job. He will be director of the Barclays Center in New York. The huge arena, under construction in Brooklyn, will be home to the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets. He will be one of 7 directors for the venue.
Russell Brand Dating Katy Perry Lookalike
Russell Brand is dating Katy Perry lookalike Emily Hartridge, a British TV host. They met at London's Dorchester Hotel. He threw cake at her during an interview, then licked it off her arm. He asked for her number…and got it. His divorce from Katy Perry is final next month.
Kanye West L.A. home Burglarized
Kanye West’s home in Los Angeles was burglarized Tuesday morning around 6:30. One of his entourage staying there called police. Kanye is in England on tour with Jay-Z. His home is up for sale, but his belongings are still there. They are being inventoried for loss.
Police to question Justin Bieber about altercation
Justin Bieber will be questioned by police over his alleged brawl with a photographer. He was involved in an altercation with a photographer while leaving a shopping center in Calabasses, California in May. Witnesses say the photographer blocked the car.
Madonna moons audience at Rome concert
In Rome on Tuesday, Madonna yanked down her black pants, revealing her posterior in a lacy, G-string bottom. It happened during her striptease song “Human Nature.” In Istanbul last week, she exposed a breast during the song, outraging some.
Simon Le Bon Still Baffled By Jubilee Gig Snub
Duran Duran was not invited to perform at Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee Concert. Simon Le Bon doesn’t know why, but enjoyed the concert on TV. They will perform at the opening of the London Olympics. Duran Duran was Princess Diana's favorite group.
Charlie Sheen calls 'Anger Management' his acting 'swan song'
Charlie Sheen hopes to film 100 episodes of his new sitcom "Anger Management" over the next few years. After that? His life will be "soccer games and amusement parks" with his kids. He sees the show as a "swan song" to his acting career. The show premieres June 28.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Denied Early Release From Prison
Incarcerated boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr. has had his request to be freed from jail early down by a judge. He checked into prison May 12 for a 3-month stint for a domestic violence charge. He says jail food and water is putting his fitness at risk.
Jason Aldean fined for swimming in dangerous Gulf
Country music star Jason Aldean has been fined for swimming in dangerous conditions at a Florida Panhandle beach. He was among 19 people cited for going in the Gulf of Mexico on Monday. Double red flags were up for dangerous rip currents. The fine is $100.
Lindsay Lohan Sued For $16,000
Lindsay Lohan is being sued for $16,000. A paparazzi has filed a lawsuit claiming she hit him with her vehicle in 2010 outside an L.A. nightclub. The money would cover medical expenses and lost wages. A judge has set a hearing for August 7.
Jerry Lewis, 86, collapses from low blood sugar
Comedy icon Jerry Lewis was transported to a Manhattan hospital after collapsing at the Waldorf Astoria hotel. Lewis, who is 86, was to accept an award and present one to Tom Cruise at a gala Tuesday night. He was treated for low blood sugar and released.
R. Kelly owes $4.8 million in back taxes
The IRS says singer R. Kelly owes $4.8 million in back taxes. He failed to file between 2005 and 2010. He owes the most from 2005…$1.4 million. His rep said, "R. Kelly is in the process of working everything out and is confident all his obligations will be satisfied."
David Arquette files for divorce from Courtney Cox
David Arquette has filed for divorce from Courtney Cox. He cited irreconcilable differences in his petition to end the couple's 12-year marriage. They have a 7-year-old daughter, and he is seeking joint custody. They announced their separation in October 2010.
Phillip Phillips’ family pawn shop robbed while he recovers
The family of "American Idol" champ Phillip Phillips learned yesterday their pawn shop in Georgia was broken into. Thieves took everything, including the cash register. They broke thru a door with a backhoe. The family is in California helping Phillip recover from surgery.
Kris Humphries Ex Demands Apology
Kris Humphries' former girlfriend has demanded a public apology for bad-mouthing her in the press. Myla Sinanaj's attorney claims she hasn’t asked for any money. He says Kris contacted her repeatedly since January. She works at a hotel, where they met in January.
Lindsay Lohan was speeding, signs to do racy movie with porn actor
Lindsay Lohan will likely be cited for speeding in last Friday’s accident. Her Porsche ran into the back of a truck. Police found alcohol in the trunk, but none in her system. Meanwhile, she has signed to do racy youth flick “The Canyons” with adult film actor James Deen.
Khloe Kardashian to undergo fertility treatment
Khloe Kardashian is undergoing fertility treatment. She went to ART Reproductive Center in Beverly Hills Monday to start the process. Doctors are evaluating her hormone levels. So far, she and husband Lamar have not been able to conceive.
Alec Baldwin To Marry At The End Of The Month
Alec Baldwin is set to marry fiance Hilaria Thomas at the end of the month. They will tie the knot at New York's Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in a Catholic ceremony June 30. He is 54, she is 28. They’ve been dating a year.
Chris Cornell Backs Adele For Bond Theme
Rocker Chris Cornell has branded Adele the "perfect choice" to sing the new Bond theme tune. The Soundgarden frontman recorded the lead track for “Casino Royale” in 2006. He suggests she record the vocals for the next superspy installment, “Skyfall.”
Alyson Hannigan Gives Birth
Alyson Hannigan has announced the birth of her second daughter. She and husband Alexis Denisof welcomed Keeva Jane on May 23. Sister Satyana is age 3. Alyson plays Lily on the sitcom 'How I Met Your Mother.' She and Alexis married in 2003.
Jada Pinkett Smith Gives Miley Cyrus Marriage Advice
Jada Pinkett Smith has given Miley Cyrus advice about getting married young. She and Will Smith have been married 15 years. She says the young couple must be friends first. Their relationship will transform & change over the years. Miley is 19, fiancé Liam is 22.
'Jersey Shore’s' top stars get huge raises for Season 6
It pays to party at the Jersey Shore. Snooki, DJ Pauly D and The Situation are making $150,000 per episode. Newest cast member Deena makes the least amount: $40,000 per episode. The "Shore" kids started out as unknowns in 2009 making $10,000 per episode.
Portia de Rossi is the new Lily Munster in 'Mockingbird Lane'
Portia de Rossi has signed to play Lily Munster in NBC's reboot of "The Munsters." Jerry O'Connell plays her husband Herman in "Mockingbird Lane." The show is scheduled for mid-season. The original black-& white series aired on CBS for 70 episodes in the mid 1960s.
Tom Bergeron to host PBS' 'A Capitol Fourth'
PBS is again planning a blowout concert to celebrate the country's 236th birthday. A Capitol Fourth will welcome a new host - Tom Bergeron will preside over the festivities. Some 20 cameras will capture the fireworks over the city. It will be broadcast live on PBS stations.
Avril Lavigne Debuts Half-Shaved Hair Style
Avril Lavigne showed off her wild side while promoting her new clothing line Monday…by debuting a partly-shaven head. She made an appearance in Paris to promote her fashion range “Abbey Dawn.” She sported a punk style, with one side clipped close to the scalp.
L.A. Reid: 'I Would Have Voted For Britney’
Britney Spears would have won The X Factor had she competed as a teen. She is a new judge on the panel. Fellow judge L.A. Reid insists she's the perfect addition, because of her talent and experience. He told Tmz.com, "If I was a judge she would have won."
Mark Wahlberg Heading Back To School
Mark Wahlberg is studying online to get his high school diploma. He quit at age 13. After a stint behind bars for assault, he became a model and pop star before making it in Hollywood. He is a spokesman for a program that encourages kids to stay in school.
Official: Kate Walsh leaving 'Private Practice'
Kate Walsh has announced she is leaving "Private Practice," the show built around her “Grey’s Anatomy” character. Next season, the 6th, will be her last. ABC has ordered only 13 episodes. Tim Daly is also out. The show has a loyal fan following, but ratings are down.
NeNe Leaks Set to Launch Fashion Line
Atlanta Real Housewife NeNe Leakes has inked a deal to create a fashion line and accessories. She has a recurring role on Glee, & appeared on Celebrity Apprentice. She also founded Twisted Hearts, a charity devoted to bring awareness to domestic violence.
200,000 show up for Justin Bieber concert in Mexico
Over 200,000 fans showed up in rain to see Justin Bieber perform outdoors in Mexico City last night. Most were "tween" girls. He was accompanied by 5 dancers in neon colors. Four giant screens showed his music videos. The concert closed with fireworks and confetti.
Lady Gaga OK after concussion from stage accident
Lady Gaga was photographed getting off a plane in Australia Monday after being popped on the head in concert in New Zealand Sunday. Her makeup artist confirmed she has a concussion, but is doing OK. Her concert tour now visits several cities in Australia.
Phillip Phillips to be released from hospital today
"American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips will be released from the hospital today. He is recovering from kidney stone surgery. But a stint placed in the kidney became infected. Surgeons had to cut it out with a laser. He’ll be on the idol tour starting July 6 in Detroit.
Mario Lopez won't be 'Dancing With the Stars' again
Mario Lopez has decided not to participate in the all-stars reunion on the next DWTS. He said he’s “too busy.” The cast has not been announced. He lost to Emmitt Smith on season 3. He revealed on national TV in April that "DWTS" was doing an all-stars season in the fall.
Lindsay tells cops she wasn’t driving Porsche in wreck
Lindsay Lohan told police her assistant was driving the Porsche that slammed into a truck on the Pacific Coast Highway. She forgot to mention that to her assistant, who told them Lindsay was driving. She could be prosecuted for lying and her probation revoked.
Chris Brown releases 'Don't Wake Me Up' video
Chris Brown has released the music video for his latest single "Don't Wake Me Up." The video features Brown dreaming about the woman he loves as he chases her through various landscapes while he sings. It’s the 4th single from his new album “Fortune.”
Britney Spears: We Haven’t Found A Contestant With The X Factor… Yet
Talk about a tough judge. Britney Spears has been telling X Factor contestants they don’t have it. So far, none has stood out. The other 3 judges say she has no problem speaking her mind…she has experience. Britney wants a contestant to earn the title with real skill.
Miley Cyrus’ brother Trace ends his engagement
It looks like Miley will be the only Cyrus walking down the aisle in the near future. Her brother, Trace Cyrus, and fiancée Brenda Song (a Disney girl) have called it quits eight months after getting engaged. They both have decided to focus on their careers.
Oprah interviews Kardashian-Jenner clan Sunday
Oprah Winfrey talks to Kardashian-Jenner family members in an interview Sunday on OWN. Included are Khloe’s husband, Lamar Odom, and Kourtney’s boyfriend, Scott Disick. It will be followed by the second part of Winfrey's interview with rapper "50 Cent."
Julianne Hough Was Afraid Of Ryan Seacrest
Julianne Hough was afraid of dating Ryan Seacrest. He is 14 years older. She resisted a relationship because he is so ''powerful and influential.'' They now have to schedule time to be together. She says she knows her limits: ''Don’t go too far…everything in moderation.''
Maria Menounos suspects abuse during doctor visits
Maria Menounos has revealed she believes she was abused by doctors in her past. She went to one about a sore throat, and he touched her genitals. Male gynecologists seem to take an unhealthy interest in her belly button ring. She now has her boyfriend go in with her.
Carrie Underwood Comes Out In Support Of Gay Marriage
Carrie Underwood has voiced her support of the legalization of gay marriage in the U.S. Her own marriage has made her believe all American citizens should be allowed to marry who they want. “I think we should all have the right to love publicly the people we want to love."
Snooki Reveals Baby Names
Snooki is going to name her baby Lorenzo or Giada. She is expecting her first child with fiance Jionni LaValle in September. They are planning to give it an Italian name, whatever the sex. Snooki has decided to give up alcohol completely...at least while pregnant.
Vanessa and Kobe may try to get back together.
Vanessa Bryant and husband Kobe are working on a reconciliation. She filed for divorce in December. She can be legally divorced as of Monday. He signed over the deeds to 3 mansions to her while they were working out details. They are spending time together.
Denise Richards & Richie Sambora Split - Again
Denise Richards and Richie Sambora have reportedly split again, just weeks after they went public with their rekindled romance. Friends say they had an epic argument before the CMT Awards in Nashville last week. Denise told Sambora she wouldn’t continue the relationship.
Oscars venue reopens as Dolby Theatre
The venue for the Oscars has a new name - and sound. The Kodak Theatre has reopened with a new audio-visual system and new signage as the Dolby Theatre. The theater has hosted the Academy Awards since 2002.
ABC's Robin Roberts has blood, bone marrow disorder
"Good Morning America" co-host Robin Roberts has a new health fight on her hands. She is beginning chemotherapy treatment for a blood and bone marrow disease. She is expected to get a bone marrow transplant from her older sister sometime this fall.
Russell Brand Wants Knighthood
Russell Brand thinks he deserves a knighthood. The former drug addict has been open about his admiration of Queen Elizabeth and the Royal Family. He now lives in Los Angeles. He was upset to miss the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations in London last week.
Lady Gaga was struck on the head by a pole while performing a concert in New Zealand. A backup performer accidentally struck her with a set prop while removing it from the stage. Gaga received a concussion, but finished the show. It was the 3rd of 3 shows in Auckland.
'X Factor' judges walk out of auditions
The four judges of "The X Factor" walked out of Missouri auditions Saturday. A contestant refused to face them as he sang. The contestant, not noticing the departure, continued to sing after the judges left. All but Britney came back. She returned for a later taping.
Katy Perry Had To Be Helped Out Of Club
Katy Perry had to be helped out of Justin Bieber's party in London Sunday morning. Party-goers said she had way too much to drink, and had to be helped by her bodyguards and assistants. They say her rear was briefly exposed as she was helped into her car.
Kris Humphries finds out Ex-Flame is too hot to handle
Kris Humphries’ lawyers contacted FBI agents Friday. They claim ex-flame Myla Sinanaj tried to extort him by demanding a large sum of money. She threatened to release damaging information about their relationship. She refused to sign a non-disclosure.
'Jersey Shore' cast member Deena arrested in NJ
“Jersey Shore’s” Deena Cortese was arrested in Seaside Heights Sunday afternoon on a disorderly conduct charge. She was standing in the middle of a street, slapping cars that were driving by. An officer placed her under arrest. She was later released on a summons.
Nude Photos of Snooki Leak
Snooki is the latest celebrity to have nude photos of her released on the Internet. Old photos surfaced Friday on The Daily Mail's website. Snooki's rep confirmed they are her, but it remains unclear who leaked them. She’s in the buff, in an untied robe.
D'Angelo makes 1st US appearance in 12 years
D'Angelo made his first live U.S. appearance in 12 years at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Tennessee early Sunday. His band powered thru a 90-minute jam session. He was introduced by Questlove. He’ll be at the Essence Music Festival in July.
Matthew McConaughey, Camila Alves wed
Matthew McConaughey married longtime girlfriend Camila Alves at their home in Austin, Texas, Saturday night. Several dozen guests spent the night camping out in air-conditioned tents. She now prefers to be known as Camila McConaughey. They have 2 children.
Troy Aikman gets out of marriage paying ex-wife chump change
NFL legend Troy Aikman is making good on his post-divorce promises. He and ex-wife Rhonda quietly divorced in April 2011 after ten years of marriage. He has paid her $1.75 million to fulfill his end of their agreement. He’s worth $25 million.
Tommy Chong has prostate cancer
Tommy Chong, of the comedy duo Cheech and Chong, announced he has prostate cancer. He is 74. He noticed symptoms years ago, but was diagnosed last month. He is treating it with hemp oil and cannabis. He said the cancer is "a slow stage one.”
Kim Kardashian buys Kanye West a Lamborghini
Kim Kardashian bought boyfriend Kanye West a $750,000 Lamborghini for his birthday. He turned 35 on Friday. He’s currently in Ireland on the Watch the Throne tour. She sent him a video of his new toy. On Twitter, Kanye thanked his fans for a wonderful birthday.
Lindsay Lohan: My Brakes Failed!
Lindsay Lohan claims the brakes on her rented Porsche failed, causing her to hit the back of a tractor-trailer. She originally said the truck cut her off. Witnesses said that was not the case. She suffered cuts and bruises. The truck driver says he was offered a bribe.
'Sparkle' soundtrack set for July 31 release
Sparkle: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack will be out July 31 from RCA Records. The album release precedes the Aug. 17 theater opening. The remake of the 1976 film stars Jordin Sparks and the late Whitney Houston. Cee Lo green is also on the album.
Donald Trump sues former Miss Pennsylvania
Donald Trump is making good on his word. The Miss Universe Organization is suing Miss Pennsylvania USA Shannon Minnon for saying the Miss USA pageant was "fixed." On Friday, she said she was "prepared to continue to pursue the truth."
Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry salute minister T.D. Jakes
Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey were among celebs who turned out in Dallas to celebrate T.D. Jakes' 35 years of ministry Friday night. Jakes, senior pastor The Potter's House, was moved by all the tributes. "It's hard to overwhelm me, but you've done it this time!"
Jessica Chastain named new face of YSL
Jessica Chastain, who earned an Oscar nomination for The Help, has a new job. Fashion house Yves Saint Laurent has tapped the red-haired beauty to be the face of its new fragrance called Manifesto. She can currently be heard in Madagascar 3.
Was Pacquiao-Bradley fight fixed? Likely
If you saw the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley fight, you know it ended in a split decision. Strangely, it was crystal clear Pacquiao won the fight easily. Back on May 29, Bradley tweeted a poster of a rematch…on Nov 10, 2012. That would mean the fight was fixed.
Octomom's home auction postponed
The foreclosure auction of "Octomom" Nadya Suleman's California home was postponed for the fourth time. The home was set to be auctioned Thursday on the steps of Orange City Hall. Her new jobs may be making her enough to hang on to the house.
1960s 'Green Acres' character actor Frank Cady dies
Frank Cady, the general-store owner on the sitcom "Green Acres," has died. He was 96. He played Sam Drucker on "Green Acres," "Petticoat Junction" and "The Beverly Hillbillies." He also had a recurring role as Doc Williams on "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet."
HEY IT'S WOO WOO! And it's F-R-I-D-A-Y! WOOOOOO HOOOOOOO!!! We made it. Is it just me - or has this seemed like the LONGEST week ever?! For real. While the week was long, driving around town in the CHEVY VOLT from Mike Duman Auto Sales was fast. I am serious! The car is safe, eco-friendly, plugs into the wall and it MOVES! It is super quiet too. Like eerily quiet...but in a good way. Did you see the video of me with the Volt? The geese didn't even hear us coming around the corner. That's how QUIET this car is. And it has won numerous awards for safety, style, and it's eco-friendly environmental impact. I really love it. Above is a picture of Chuck, Barry McKay and I delivering breakfast to POINT listener PAM WOODS in VB. We drove the VOLT...I think Barry was a littler scared of my driving. But I got us there in 1 piece. Hee Hee! BIG THANKS to Mike Duman at Mike Duman Auto in Suffolk & Franklin. If you need a car...NEW or USED...You need to go see Mike. Tell him Woo Woo sent you! He knows me. HA! I mean where else can you go to a car dealership & actually talk to the owner!! He is in his office & he has been taking care of his customers for 30 years. THE DU-MAN CAN!
PS: The interior of the CHEVY VOLT is like a SPACESHIP! It's white - it's comfy - it's all touch screen - the seats are bucket seats in the back...I could go ON AND ON!!! Looooove it.
Well I am off to pick up Baby Maggie & then head to HARBORFEST! We will be at Town Point Park in Norfolk all weekend long. It is FREE & open to the public. A great event for the entire family. We have 3 major POINT artists taking the stage tonight...
ANDY GRAMMER AT 4PM
GAVIN DEGRAW AT 6PM
COLBIE CALLAIT AT 8:30PM
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted – (Animated) The animals are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent - Madagascar style. Features the voices of Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, Jada Pinkett Smith, David Schwimmer, Sacha Baron Cohen, and Cedric the Entertainer. Rated PG.
Prometheus - A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a thrilling journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race. Stars Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender and Sean Harris. Rated R.
Bel Ami – (Limited Release) A man travels through 1890s Paris using his wits and powers of seduction to rise from poverty to wealth. Stars Robert Pattinson, Uma Thurman, Christina Ricci and Kristin Scott Thomas. Rated R.
'American Idol' winner Phillips undergoes surgery
"American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips is recovering from surgery to remove kidney stones. A spokeswoman for “Idol” producer 19 Entertainment said the Wednesday operation went well. Phillips will be ready for the July 6 start of the "American Idol" national concert tour.
Rihanna into top 10 for 22nd time
Rihanna registers her 22nd top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100. Her dance-infused "Where Have You Been" jumps to #9. Gotye's "Somebody That I Used to Know," featuring Kimbra, spends an 8th week at No. 1. Madonna has had a record 38 top 10s over her career.
Simon Cowell Battling Bronchitis
Simon Cowell has been sidelined by bronchitis. He has pulled out of X Factor audition rounds in Kansas today and tomorrow so he can rest at home in Los Angeles. Louis Walsh from the British X Factor will fill in for him so filming stays on schedule.
Taylor Swift Avoids John Mayer Run-In
Taylor Swift and John Mayer had a near run-in Tuesday when they dined at the same restaurant. They were both with friends at Tower Bar inside West Hollywood's Sunset Tower Hotel. Both demanded tables on opposite sides. Staff noted a lot of angry tension.
Robin Gibb's funeral today
A horse-drawn carriage will carry the body of Robin Gibb through his hometown in North London today. The Bee Gees star died of complications of cancer last month. He was 62. His casket will be carried through town before a private family service at St. Mary's Church.
Fleetwood Mac Star Bob Welch Found Dead
Former Fleetwood Mac member Bob Welch died from suicide at age 65. Police say he shot himself in the chest. He was found by his wife at their home in Nashville. A suicide note was found near the body. He joined in 1971 and was replaced by Lindsey Buckingham in 1974.
Pink Has Gallbladder Removed
Pink is resting at home after having her gallbladder removed in L.A. She underwent the operation after being admitted last week with crippling stomach pains. She missed performing at a fundraiser for President Obama. Her daughter also turned 1 last week.
Singer Lauryn Hill faces federal tax charges in NJ
Lauryn Hill has been charged with failing to file income tax returns for several years. She earned more than $1.6 million during 2005, 2006 and 2007. She lives in South Orange, just west of Newark, NJ. She is scheduled to appear before a federal magistrate on June 29.
Jessica Simpson baby cover doesn't pay off for 'People'
Don't you care about Jessica Simpson and her baby? People sure thought you would. They paid her $850,000 for the pics. The issue sold only 950,000 copies. That’s under its average of 1.3 million a week. While it didn't pay off for People, it obviously did for Simpson.
Charlie Sheen loses it at hockey game
Charlie Sheen had a meltdown Wednesday night. He was at the Staples Center during Game 4 of the Stanley Cup hockey playoffs. He left the stadium to take a smoke break. A security guard wouldn’t let him back in. He cussed her out, then left.
Robert Pattinson Rules Out Twilight Return
Robert Pattinson doesn't think he'd return to the 'Twilight Saga' for ''a billion dollars''. He portrayed vampire Edward Cullen in all five movies. He had to wear uncomfortable contact lenses for the role. He stars in “Bel Ami,” about a man living in 1890s Paris, out today.
Scotty McCreery graduates from Garner High School
Congrats to Scotty McCreery. The American Idol 2011 winner has graduated from Garner High School in Raleigh, along with 462 of his classmates. He plans to attend North Carolina State University in the fall. He won a CMT Video Award Wednesday night.
Miley Cyrus' parents approve of marriage to Liam Hemsworth
You think Miley Cyrus is too young to get married? Her parents don’t. They are thrilled with her plan to wed Liam Hemsworth, who is 22. She is 19. Tish and Billy Ray Cyrus tweeted their blessings: “All we want is for our kids to find happiness, peace of mind, & true love."
Britney Spears’ X Factor Gig Could End Conservatorship
Britney Spears job performance may influence a real judge in court. She wants her conservatorship to end so she can gain full control of her personal and professional life. Her potential independence may come down to how she handles the stresses of The X Factor.
Amy Winehouse Statue In Camden?
A life-size bronze statue of Amy Winehouse could be put up in a venue near her home. She died in her house in Camden, North London, last year. Her father Mitch wants it at the Roundhouse concert hall. He has to raise the funds, and is asking corporations to help.
Hollywood Palladium Up For Sale
The one-time home of the Emmy and Grammy Awards is on the market. The Hollywood Palladium is expected to fetch $60 million. The fabled Sunset Boulevard property is currently being leased by event promoters at Live Nation.
Michelle Williams Designing Charity Fashion Range
R&B singer Michelle Williams is releasing her own clothing collection. She is following in the footsteps of Beyonce and working on her own fashion range, which will hit store shelves in 2013. Part of the proceeds will be donated to charity.
Usher Cleans His Own Restaurant Cutlery
R&B superstar Usher insists on cleaning his own silverware with boiling hot water whenever he dines out. He tells People magazine, "It's my pet peeve when I go to a restaurant and the silverware isn't new. I ask for a glass of boiling water, and put my silverware in it.”
Dwayne Johnson Sells Estate For A Cool $4.9 Million
'The Rock' Dwayne Johnson has sold his mansion in Hidden Hills, Hollywood for $4.9 million. The property is 22 miles from Hollywood, and is being purchased by a businessman. The house has six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, an infinity pool and a home theatre.
Model arrested for swiping Axl Rose's jewels
Axl Rose can stop fuming now. French police arrested a model in connection with the theft of his gold necklaces and diamonds worth around $200,000. She returned the items to a police station in central Paris. She did not explain how she got them.