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Kim Kardashian is TOPLESS in a new music video - KLASSY! She poses on a motorcycle, straddles the motorcycle & straddles her baby daddy Kanye West. The new 5:30 minute video was released yesterday on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Kanye called it "artwork" - I say Baby North is gonna be like MY MOM DID WHAT????!!!!
If you Tivo/DVR 'Dancing with the Stars' and don't want to know who was voted off the show ... STOP READING NOW.
Actress Leah Remini was sent packing! BOO! My money though is on Jack Osbourne winning the entire show. He is truly the COMEBACK KID! Remember him during his wild teen days on MTV? He was out of control. I love seeing him turn his life around & make his Momma proud. You go Jack!!!
While you might have spent last weekend taking down Halloween decorations (Guilty!) or watching football (GO COWBOYS!) actors John Travolta & Tom Cruise were in Clearwater, Florida cutting a ribbon. The 2 actors - and DEVOUT Scientologists were in the Sunshine state for the Grand Opening of a $100 MILLION dollar Scientology center that has something to do with 'Super Powers'. I'm not joking. Google it. They were there. My SuperPower? Running up a Credit Card bill in under an hour - BAM! Take that.
Mickey Mouse turns 85 today: On Nov. 18, 1928, Walt Disney's first sound-synchronized animated cartoon, "Steamboat Willie" starring Mickey Mouse, premiered in New York.
In 2000, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones were married in an extravagant wedding at The Plaza hotel in New York City.
Box office: 'Best Man' nearly topples 'Thor'
"Thor: The Dark World" continued its box-office reign with $38.5 million in its second week. African-American themed "The Best Man Holiday" opened strongly with $30.6 million. “Thor’s” worldwide total is $479 million. In 7 weeks, "Gravity" has made $514 million.
Kanye West's Yeezus Tour Back On
Kanye West picked up his Yeezus tour in Philadelphia Saturday night. His return to the stage was flawless. Fans were excited to welcome him back to the tour. Tomorrow (Tuesday,) he is set to debut the video for “Bound 2” on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
Kanye West Speaks At Harvard Graduate School Of Design
Kanye West was guest speaker at the Harvard Graduate School of Design before his ‘Yeezus’ show in Boston. He made a very passionate speech where he detailed what creative architecture means to him. His future wife, Kim Kardashian, sat in the audience.
Sean '' Combs - Sean 'Diddy' Combs' Children Send Belongings To Philippines
Sean '' Combs' children are helping the victims of the deadly typhoon in the Philippines. Six-year-old twins Jessie James and D'Lila Star, along 13 year-old Christian and 19-year-old Justin, filled up boxes with shoes, clothes and blankets and gave them to relief agencies.
Justin Bieber Brags About Party Following Noise Complaints
Friday night, Justin Bieber threw a party at his Calabasas home as a homecoming gift. He just completed a tour of South America. Police were called 3 times for noise complaints, mostly from his next-door neighbor. Guests had to sign a confidentiality agreement.
Jolie, Martin moved to tears at Governors Awards
Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin and Angela Lansbury were moved to tears at the film academy's fifth annual Governors Awards. Each accepted honorary Oscar statuettes Saturday at a private dinner. The Academy Awards telecast is March 2, 2014.
Barbara Park, Junie B. Jones author, dead at 66
Barbara Park, author of the popular Junie B. Jones books, has died. She was 66. She passed away Friday after a long battle with ovarian cancer. She was a longtime resident of Scottsdale, Ariz. Starting in 1992, Park wrote more than 30 books featuring Junie B. Jones.
Faith Hill, Tim McGraw 'absolutely not' getting divorced
Singers Tim McGraw and Faith Hill squashed rumors, saying they are "absolutely not" getting a divorce. Rumors popped up over the past week the couple was in domestic trouble. Faith called it "perplexing." The couple has been married 17 years.
MSNBC yanks Baldwin show for two weeks over gay slur
MSNBC has yanked Alec Baldwin's show “Up Late” for 2 weeks due to the attention from his use of a homophobic slur. He apologized for hurling the slur during a shouting match with a photographer Thursday. The show has few viewers and may not be back.
Alec Baldwin: To succeed you have to prioritize yourself
Alec Baldwin says there are ''doors you have to slam in people's faces'' to succeed. He insists a large percentage of his income was being siphoned off to family members. He took on unsuccessful projects for income. He now wishes he could prioritize his choices.
Joan Jett switches parade float after South Dakota protest
Joan Jett won't ride on the South Dakota float in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Ranchers in the state protested her vegetarian lifestyle. The state is heavily reliant on agriculture and livestock production. She & The Blackhearts will be on another float.
Terrence Howard said Robert Downey Jr. pushed him out of 'Iron Man'
Terrence Howard said he didn't appear in the "Iron Man" sequels because Robert Downey Jr. took the money that was supposed to go to him. Howard was replaced by Don Cheadle. He said getting pushed out of "Iron Man 2" killed his career.
Dr. Dre owns massive property Kim and Kanye want to buy
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are gearing up to line Dr. Dre's pockets even more. Dre owns the Bel Air mega-property the couple is seriously thinking about buying. He bought it last year for $10.5 million. The massive plot is tucked away in a secluded section of Bel Air.
Eva Longoria Is Dating Jose Antonio Baston
Eva Longoria stepped out over the weekend with the new man in her life, Jose "Pepe" Antonio Baston. He is president of Televisa, the largest media company in Latin America. On Friday, he escorted her to a red carpet event in Mexico City, Mexico.
'Breaking Bad' alternate ending leaks online
An alternate ending for AMC's hit series Breaking Bad popped up on YouTube. But it was pulled by Sony Pictures, citing copyright infringement. The ending appears on the Breaking Bad DVD box set. Bryan Cranston dreams he’s Hal from sitcom Malcolm in the Middle.
Journey donates $350,000 to feed typhoon victims
The group Journey is donating $350,000 to food relief for the victims of the typhoon that struck the Philippines. Initial funds will go to the United Nations World Food Program. Donations for food relief can be made by texting the word AID to 27722.
Lamar Odom wants to return to L.A. Clippers
Lamar Odom is in discussions to return to the L.A. Clippers. Coach Doc Rivers met with him Friday and serious negotiations are underway. Lamar has been training for the last month, and is reported to be drug free. His marriage though, is still on hold.
Charlie Sheen Donates $10,000 To Epilepsy Charity
Charlie Sheen has shown his generous side by donating to a charity supporting epilepsy patients. He was on the set of “Anger Management” when he spotted posters seeking donations for The Walk To End Epilepsy charity. He sent the charity $10,000.
Sad news for all you "50 Shade" fans ... the movie is on hold. AGAIN! You're gonna have to wait a little longer to get whipped & chained!! The movie was set to be released Summer 0f 2014 - but because of casting delays (Christian Grey!) the movie will now be released February 13th 2015. So just hold on tight to your handcuffs ... talk about a tease!
Mariah Carey made MILLIONS working for 1 - JUST ONE!! - Season as a judge on "American Idol" - but she said she HATED every second. True story. In a new interview - MC said working on the show was "like working in hell". No word on what made it so hellish - but I have a feeling it had to do with Nikki Minaj.
Alec Baldwin's stalker has been sent to jail for 30 days after another INSANE courtroom outburst yesterday! Alec & Genevieve Sabourin are feuding over a he said/she said relationship. Yesterday - the judge had enough of her yelling/interrupting/rude behavior & sent her to the cell. WOW! That judge is worse than Judge Judy! Love me some JJ!
Simon Cowell is set to become a dad in NYC! His girlfriend is delivering their Baby Boy - Simon Junior - in February & SC has already secured a private room at a swanky NYC hospital. For privacy issues - we don't know the hospital - but this totally reminds me of when Beyonce & JayZ spent like $10,000 when Blue Ivy was born. Ya know some people give birth in the backseat of their minivan!!! HA!
Kim Kardashian was cited for speeding yesterday! She was being chased by paparazzi - HELLO DANGEROUS! - and was speeding away from 4 cars when she was flagged by police. And shockingly - they still gave her a ticket. WHAT? The paparazzi are dangerous man.
Baldwin denies relationship with stalking suspect
Alec Baldwin and his alleged stalker appeared in court in New York yesterday. Genevieve Sabourin claims they had a very sexual relationship...MEEOOOOW! He said he was only being kind & giving her acting advice. Is that what they call it these days? 'ADVICE'?? The trial continues today.
Fall Out Boy, Taylor Swift to perform at Victoria's Secret show
Taylor Swift, Fall Out Boy, and Neon Jungle will perform at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in New York. The show tapes in Manhattan tonight for broadcast Dec. 10. Victoria’s Secret will donate $1 million to charity.
'The X-Factor' Collapses in Ratings, being blown out by “The Voice”
Simon Cowell's "The X-Factor" has collapsed this fall, down 28 percent from last year. NBC’s "The Voice" exceeded 11 million viewers for both of its episodes last week. "The X-Factor" last Wednesday had 4.5 million viewers, with Thursday's audience 3.7 million.
Eminem's 'Marshall Mathers LP 2' Scores Second-Biggest Debut of Year
Eminem's new album, "The Marshall Mathers LP 2," debuts at No. 1 with the second-largest sales week of the year. "MMLP2" marks Eminem's seventh No. 1 album -- all consecutive. His only miss: his first release, 1999's "The Slim Shady LP." It debuted and peaked at No. 2.
Charlie Sheen kicks Brooke Mueller out of neighborhood
Charlie Sheen is putting the house Brooke Mueller is living in up for sale. He does not want her living in his gated community any longer. He originally bought the house for her to live in for $4.8 million. The sale price is the same. She is condo shopping in Bev Hills.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West to move to UK?
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West may be planning to buy a place in London. The couple want to give their 5-month-old daughter North an ''elite'' education and social circle. Meanwhile, they’re also checking out secluded properties in Bel Air.
Demi Moore on 'divorce cleanse' holiday
Demi Moore has been on a ''divorce cleanse'' holiday. The 51-year-old actress embarked on a three-day trip to India with her spiritual guru last week to make peace with her situation. Russell Brand embarked on a similar retreat following the end of his marriage to Katy Perry.
Zac Efron Breaks Jaw In Freak Accent
Zac Efron suffered a freak accident in his own home Sunday that resulted in a broken jaw. He slipped outside his front door and fell on his face. His mouth had to be wired shut & his chin has stitches. He’ll recover, but he won’t be able to promote any projects for a while.
Mark And Donnie Wahlberg Will Star In A&E Reality Series
Mark and Donnie Wahlberg will become the latest stars to have their own reality show. The upcoming series, on A&E, will see how Mark copes with his brothers while running a family owned restaurant. The show will be called 'Wahlburgers'. It premieres Jan. 22.
Rutgers University To Offer Bruce Springsteen Course
Fans of Bruce Springsteen can now study The Boss, thanks to a new course at Rutgers University in New Jersey. The college plans to offer a freshman seminar examining the theology of Springsteen. The class will cover Springsteen's entire discography back to 1973.
Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill Will be Adapted for Broadway
One of the biggest albums of the '90s, Alanis Morissette's ‘Jagged Little Pill,’ is coming to the Broadway stage. Her tunes were mainly about being an angry grrrl with a lot of bad boyfriend baggage. The show will include all 13 tracks, plus material from her other albums.
Tina Turner to relinquish U.S. citizenship
Tina Turner has filed paperwork with the U.S. Embassy in Switzerland to relinquish her American citizenship. She "has no plans to reside in the United States in the future." She is 73, and has lived in Switzerland for almost 20 years. She became a citizen in April.
Justin Timberlake among 'GQ' Men of the Year
Justin Timberlake graces the cover of GQ's 18th annual Men of the Year issue — but he's not alone. Matthew McConaughey, Kendrick Lamar, Will Ferrell and the late James Gandolfini also have a separate cover. The December issue goes on sale Nov. 19.
Former handyman jailed, explicit photos featuring Nicholas Cage missing
A former handyman stole 4 computers and intimate photos belonging to Christina Fulton. She’s the mother of Nicholas Cage’s son Weston. The handyman was caught and is jailed on $1 million bail. But the explicit photos that included Cage are still out there somewhere.
“Ghost” being adapted for television
“Ghost,” the movie, is coming to television. The 1990 film, which starred Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, and Whoopi Goldberg, grossed $500 million worldwide and won 2 Academy Awards. The production team behind Fringe is writing the pilot episode.
Today’s Birthdays: Producer-director Garry Marshall is 79. Actor Chris Noth is 59. Actress-comedian Whoopi Goldberg is 58. Former NFL quarterback Vinny Testaverde is 50. Comedian Jimmy Kimmel is 46. Actor Steve Zahn is 46. Actor Gerard Butler is 44. Actor Jordan Bridges is 40. Actress Aisha Hinds is 38. Rock musician Nikolai Fraiture is 35. NBA player Metta World Peace (formerly Ron Artest) is 34. Actress Monique Coleman is 33.
The Hollywood Report Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013 ABC's Amy Robach to have double mastectomy
“Good Morning America” reporter Amy Robach (Ro-Bock) has breast cancer and will have a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery this week. She is 40. It was found during an on-air mammogram last month. She is married with two children. Elizabeth Berkley gets the boot on 'Dancing with the Stars'
Elizabeth Berkley was eliminated from "DWTS" last night. Corbin Bleu scored a combined total of 58, Bill Engvall was at the bottom with a 42 out of 60. Going into next week's semifinals will be Leah Remini, Amber Riley, Corbin Bleu, Bill Engvall, and Jack Osbourne. Justin Bieber's South America Tour Encounters More Trouble in Argentina
Justin Bieber is blaming food poisoning for stopping his concert in Buenos Aires and leaving the stage Sunday night. Fans paid $320 to see him up close. After an hour, he apologized, then left. He’s being treated for dehydration. His next concert is tonight in Santiago, Chile. Taylor Swift To Headline Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
Taylor Swift is set to headline the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. The lingerie company's annual televised special is December 10. Also set to take the stage are Fall Out Boy, A Great Big World and Neon Jungle. Last year’s lineup included Rihanna, Justin Bieber & Bruno Mars. Post Office begins selling advance Harry Potter stamps today
The first postage stamps to feature images from Harry Potter movies go on advance sale today at the Postal service website. The Postal Service will produce 5 million booklets of 20 First-Class Forever Harry Potter stamps. The official first day of issue will be Nov. 19. Kelly Clarkson wants 5 kids
Newlywed Kelly Clarkson was a guest on last night’s "Tonight Show." She talked about practicing for pregnancy and wanting five kids. Jay Leno asked if she’s already pregnant. Her reply: "We are not announcing anything right now." So that's a maybe. Charlie Sheen Wants To Bury The Hatchet With Chuck Lorre
Charlie Sheen wants to "make amends" with his former boss and creator of 'Two and a Half Men', Chuck Lorre. He was famously fired from the show in 2011. He tweeted Lorre on Sunday, claiming he has an idea for a new show. He’s offering to settle their differences. Brooke Mueller agrees to have her sons' health checked
Brooke Mueller has agreed to have her sons tested for ''fetal alcohol and drug syndrome.'' The condition can develop in a fetus due to high levels of alcohol consumption during pregnancy. The four-year-old twins will be tested for mental and physical defects. Katy Perry Engagement Rumors To John Mayer Heat Up
Are Katy Perry and John Mayer engaged? She was wearing a diamond ring on her engagement finger at the MTV EMA Awards in Amsterdam. A rep said the ring went with her outfit. John was not with her. She won the award for Best Female singer. Leonardo DiCaprio celebrates birthday with Kanye West
Kanye West and 2 Chainz performed for Leonardo DiCaprio's birthday bash at TAO in New York City. He turned 39 yesterday. He was joined by 100 of his closest friends. Leonardo has been house-hunting in NY. He’s an investor in an eco-friendly apartment complex. ABBA 'Thinking About' Reuniting in 2014
Next year marks the 40th anniversary since Swedish pop group ABBA was catapulted to global stardom. They plan to mark the anniversary, but are keeping it quiet, for now. Their last album ‘The Visitors’ hit the charts in 1982. The band sold 380 million records worldwide. Angela Lansbury Thinks NBC's 'Murder She Wrote' Remake Is "A Mistake"
NBC recently confirmed they are remaking the mystery drama series 'Murder, She Wrote.' Octavia Spencer has the lead role. Former star Angela Lansbury (age 88) calls the remake “a mistake.” She prefers it have another title. Angela starred in the series for 12 seasons. Kardashians have a yard sale for charity
The Kardashians raised $6,000 in a yard sale for charity, selling old lingerie, clothing, artwork and household goods. They sold their personal belongings to raise money for the ‘No Kid Hungry Foundation’ and a charity that houses the families of hospitalized veterans. Wu-tang Clan - Rza: 'Raekwon Is Holding Up Wu-tang Clan Anniversary Album'
Wu-Tang Clan producer Rza blames bandmate Raekwon for delaying progress on a new 20th anniversary album. He has failed to show up for studio sessions. The album, ‘A Better Tomorrow,’ is in final production. It includes unreleased songs by late rapper ODB. Jenna Jameson does web content to support family
Jenna Jameson is returning to adult content to support her family. She is a webcam model, and performs for paying viewers. She has four-year-old twin boys with former UFC champion Tito Ortiz. She believes celebrities recording private tapes leak them on purpose. Dina Eastwood heading back to television news
Clint Eastwood's estranged wife, Dina, has returned to anchoring the news at a TV station in Monterey, Calif. She worked for the station from 1991-96. She will anchor the 5 p.m. newscast for the next two weeks. She filed for divorce last month. They married in 1996. Today’s birthdays: Rhythm-and-blues singer Ruby Nash Curtis is 74. Actor-playwright Wallace Shawn is 70. Singer Brian Hyland is 70. Rock musician Booker T. Jones (Booker T. & the MGs) is 69. Sportscaster Al Michaels is 69. Singer-songwriter Neil Young is 68. Actress Megan Mullally is 55. Olympic gold medal gymnast Nadia Comaneci is 52. Former MLB player Sammy Sosa is 45. Figure skater Tonya Harding is 43. Actress Ashley Williams is 35. Actor Ryan Gosling is 33. Actress Anne Hathaway is 31.
Pauly D meets five-month-old baby daughter Amabella for the first time
Pauly D met his five-month-old baby daughter for the first time last night. Amanda Markert agreed to meet him at a neutral location near her home in New Jersey. Amabella was conceived last year during a fling in Las Vegas. So far, there’s no custody arrangement.
Khloe and Lamar selling their house
Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom are secretly selling their Tarzana mansion. The house will not appear in a multiple listing service. It's being done privately. Any prospective buyer must pre-qualify and be cash-ready. They want $4 million. They paid $3.9 million in 2009.
Shelton and Lambert win again at CMA Awards
Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton were vocal artists of the year at last night’s CMA Awards. Florida Georgia Line was vocal duo of the year. Kacey Musgraves won the new artist trophy. Kenny Rogers received the CMA's lifetime achievement award.
ABC says Elizabeth Vargas is in alcohol rehab
Veteran ABC News reporter and "20/20" anchor Elizabeth Vargas is in treatment for alcohol dependency. She is 51 and married to singer-songwriter Marc Cohn. They have 2 children. ABC said it is proud of Vargas' effort to get help and is pulling for her recovery.
Arcade Fire Earn No.1 On Billboard 200 With 'Reflektor'
Canadian rock band 'Arcade Fire' top the Billboard 200 with their latest studio album, 'Reflektor'. It’s the band’s second No.1 album and 3rd studio album. Katy Perry's 'Prism' dropped to second place. Kelly Clarkson’s holiday-themed 'Wrapped In Red' is at No.3.
Judge to Charlie Sheen: “Don't forget, I'm Italian!"
Charlie Sheen is in a custody battle with ex-wife Brook Mueller over their twin boys, Bob and Max. He has been making very public comments and also made degrading comments about Brook. He called the judge names. The judge granted Brook a restraining order.
Denise Richards tired of twins violent behavior
Denise Richards has notified L.A. Children Services of Charlie Sheen’s twins' violent behavior. She feels their violent acts worsen when they return from visiting their mother. She has run out of options and suggests they undergo a psychiatric evaluation.
Lady Gaga Will Sing Live From Space In 2015
Lady Gaga will be heading into outer space in 2015. She will attend a high-tech musical festival in New Mexico. She will board Richard Branson's 'Virgin Galactic' ship to play just one song. Justin Bieber & Katy Perry have also signed up to be passengers on a flight.
Miley Cyrus to kick off North American concert tour Feb. 14
Miley Cyrus plans to kick off her "Bangerz" North American concert tour Feb. 14 in Vancouver, B.C. The tour will include 38 shows throughout the United States and Canada. Tickets go on sale Nov. 16. She’s in Charlotte & Raleigh in NC April 7 and 8.
Justin Bieber may be charged with vandalism in Brazil
Justin Bieber is in trouble in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. He and his friends were photographed spray-painting graffiti on a wall of the Hotel Nacional. Spray painting graffiti in Brazil is vandalism. His team thought incorrectly the wall was part of an abandoned building.
Kanye West's Yeezus tour back on the road Nov. 16
Kanye West's temporarily sidetracked Yeezus tour will kick off again Nov. 16 in Philadelphia. A large LED screen used in the production was damaged in a traffic accident on the way to Vancouver. Twenty-three dates remain to be played, most with Kendrick Lamar as opener.
Damon Wayans Jr. Will Star In 'New Girl' For Rest Of Season 3
Damon Wayans Jr. will not be leaving 'New Girl' anytime soon. He will feature in the rest of the 3rd season. The show stars Zooey Deschanel. He will be billed as a "special guest star". He was in the pilot, but ABC had renewed 'Happy Endings'. It has since been cancelled.
Drew Barrymore shares make-up tips for girls with glasses
Drew Barrymore says girls who wear glasses should enhance their eyes with eyeliner. She shares her top beauty tips for women with spectacles in a new video tutorial on E! Online for her Flower Beauty cosmetics line. She is expecting her second child.
Brad Paisley, Kimberly Williams-Paisley victim to 'dying daughter' internet hoax
Brad Paisley and wife Kimberly Williams-Paisley were victims of an online hoax. They communicated with a mom with a daughter dying from cancer. After some investigating, turns out it was a hoax. The photos they received in email were of innocent strangers.
FCC Fines TBS Over Conan Promo
Emergency situations are no joking matter, TBS has discovered. The FCC fined the cable network $25,000 for a Conan promo that used an Emergency Alert System tone. The tone is to be used by broadcasters for emergencies or required tests only.
Mary J. Blige, James Blunt to Play Nobel Peace Prize Concert
Mary J. Blige and James Blunt will play this year's Nobel Peace Prize Concert December 11 in Oslo. Both have new albums, released in October. The concert will be shown in over 100 countries worldwide. Actress Claire Danes will host the event.
Sharon Osbourne Blasts Rival Talk Show Hosts
Sharon Osbourne has slammed the women of The View, telling her rival hosts where to go. Arsenio Hall asked the five ladies what makes their show different from The View. Sharon said Barbara Walters is super-human…”The rest can go f**k themselves."
Today's Birthdays: Evangelist Billy Graham is 95. Singer Johnny Rivers is 71. Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell is 70. Former CIA Director David Petraeus is 61. Actor Christopher Knight ("The Brady Bunch") is 56. Rock musician Tommy Thayer (KISS) is 53. Actress Julie Pinson is 46. Actor Christopher Daniel Barnes is 41. Actors Jeremy and Jason London are 41. Actress Yunjin Kim is 40. Rock musician Zach Myers (Shinedown) is 30. Actor Lucas Neff is 28. Rapper Tinie (TY'-nee) Tempah is 25. Rock singer Lorde is 17.
'Dancing With The Stars' Week 8 Round-Up: Cher fills in for Len
Cher guest judged on DWTS last night. She performed, changing costume 3 times. Amber Riley and Derek Hough scored 28 points, the best of the night. Bill Engvall had the lowest score of 24, but was saved by his fans. Brant Daughterty scored 27, but was eliminated.
Drew Barrymore is pregnant with her second child
Drew Barrymore is pregnant with her second child. She and her husband, art consultant Will Kopelman, also have a 13-month-old daughter named Olive. The couple married in June 2012. The gender and anticipated due date of their second child has not been disclosed.
Simon Cowell to name son Simon
Simon Cowell wants to call his son Simon, after himself. His second choice was Eric in honor of his late father, who would have been ''very proud'' to have a grandson. The 'X Factor' boss is hopeful his son will follow in his footsteps by taking over his empire.
Judge Rejects Restraining Order Against Charlie Sheen
A judge has refused to issue a restraining order against Charlie Sheen for allegedly threatening Brooke Mueller last week. He plans to go for full custody of their twins. Brooke insists she's maintaining her sobriety and Charlie is on a mission to sabotage her.
Justin Bieber's 'Bad Boy' Act Continues Through Brazil
A fan threw a water bottle at Justin Bieber while he was performing on stage in Brazil. Another ran past security & hugged him onstage. He angered Brazilians by kicking their flag offstage. He left the concert & didn’t return. His next gig is in Argentina November 8th.
Lady Gaga Splits From Manager over “creative differences”
Lady Gaga and her longtime manager have parted ways. Troy Carter was the business mind behind her since he was hired in 2007. He also manages John Legend & Mindless Behavior. She broke down during her performance of ‘Dope’ at the YouTube Awards on Sunday.
Mary J. Blige Releases Christmas Video
Mary J. Blige released her first holiday album, ‘A Mary Christmas,’ last month. The first single is "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas." The video features a sparkly Blige decked out in a gold Marc Bower dress. The album was produced by mega producer David Foster.
Eminem says he wasn’t lip-syncing on SNL
Eminem is claiming he didn't pull an Ashlee Simpson on "Saturday Night Live" last weekend. He admitted using a vocal track underneath his live vocals on “Berserk.” His rep said his albums are done the same way.
Britney Spears sells 'Perfume' (the single)
Britney Spears has a new ‘Perfume.’ You can't splash it on your clothes, but you can check it out on iTunes. The single, the second from her upcoming album, ‘Britney Jean,’ due Dec. 3, debuted on her Facebook page before hitting iTunes. The album can also be preordered.
DMX busted for 3 offenses at South Carolina airport
Rapper DMX drove to Greenville-Spartanburg Airport in South Carolina. Police noticed the expired tags, and ran his driver’s license – suspended. And the car didn’t have insurance. Earl Simmons is sitting in jail waiting for bail to be set. It’s his 4th arrest this year.
Kerry Washington's Husband Cut From Football Team
Kerry Washington's husband Nnamdi Asomugha has been released from the San Francisco 49ers. He joined the team in April, but injured his knee in his 3rd game. He and Kerry married in June, and are expecting their first child together.
Nicki Minaj to release next album in 2014
Nicki Minaj has confirmed she will release her 3rd album next year. She's confident the people she has selected will put a different spin on her music. She hasn’t dropped any new music for 18 months. The songs will detail her experiences over the last year and a half.
Lou Reed's will leaves estate to his wife, sister
Lou Reed's will was filed Monday in a New York City court. He died Oct. 27 of complications from a liver transplant. He was 71 and had no children. The will leaves the bulk of his estate to his wife and sister. He and musician Laurie Anderson were married in 2008.
Burger King wants Elvis’ Beverly Hills estate for promotion
Burger King has made a serious offer on Elvis Presley's former Beverly Hills home: $3.6 mil. The offer coincides with the launch of BK's new sandwich, the Big King. The home is owned by Peter Morton, who bought it in Dec for $9.8 mil. He would lose $6 mil on the deal.
'Mandela' to screen for Obama at White House
The Nelson Mandela biopic "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" is getting a pre-screening. President Obama will screen the film Thursday at the White House. The film will also screen Nov. 20 at the Kennedy Center, with Hillary Clinton hosting. "Mandela" is out Nov. 29.
Kristen Stewart And Jesse Eisenberg To Reteam For Action Comedy
Former ‘Adventureland’ co-stars Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg are re-teaming for a new action comedy. ‘American Ultra’ centers on Eisenberg's stoner character and his girlfriend, played by Stewart. He becomes the target of a government operation.
Patti Labelle Performed On Broadway With Missing Tooth
Veteran R&B star Patti Labelle was forced to hit the Broadway stage with a missing tooth during her stint in hit musical Fela! She portrayed the mother of late Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti. Her tooth broke & she had to sing without it. The audience didn’t notice it was gone.
Today’s birthdays: Singer Art Garfunkel is 72. TV personality Kris Jenner is 58. Singer Bryan Adams is 54. Actress Tilda Swinton is 53. Actress Tatum O’Neal is 50. Actor Sam Rockwell is 45. Rock musician Jonny Greenwood (Radiohead) is 42. Country singer-musician Ryan Adams is 39. Rock musician Kevin Jonas (The Jonas Brothers) is 26.
The Hollywood Report Monday, Nov. 4, 2013
5 years ago today: Democrat Barack Obama was elected the first black president of the United States, defeating Republican John McCain. 'Ender's Game' blasts to top of weekend box office
Weekend moviegoers chose sci-fi over slapstick. "Ender's Game" scored No. 1 at the weekend box office, earning $28 million in its opening weekend. “Bad Grandpa" slipped to second with $20 million. "Last Vegas" opened in third place, with $16.5 million. Eminem wins Artist of the Year at YouTube awards
The first YouTube Awards were held last night in NYC. Nominees were selected by the amount of views, likes, comments & subscription figures. Among the top winners: Eminem, Taylor Swift, Macklemore and Rylan Lewis, and South Korean girl band Girls' Generation. Pamela Anderson Joined By Brother For Nyc Marathon
Pamela Anderson turned Sunday's New York City Marathon into a family affair by recruiting her brother to run with her. She completed the feat in five hours, 41 minutes and three seconds. She raised $75,000 Sean Penn’s Haitian Earthquake Relief Organization. Chris Kirkpatrick's Wedding Sees 2nd 'N' Sync Reunion Of 2013
'N' Sync star Chris Kirkpatrick has married his long-time girlfriend, Karly Skladany. He is 42, she is 29. The wedding ceremony took place in Orlando on Saturday. The entire 'N' Sync crew were groomsmen and ushers. Kirkpatrick’s bachelor party was in the Florida Keys. Selena Gomez to perform at Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving halftime show
Selena Gomez's Thanksgiving plans were just confirmed: she'll be performing the halftime show at the Dallas Cowboys' game to kick off The Salvation Army's 123rd Red Kettle Campaign. The 21-year-old pop star was born in Grand Prairie, Texas. Justin Bieber seen leaving brothel in Rio de Janeiro
Justin Bieber was photographed by paparazzi leaving a brothel in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photographers were tipped off and took pictures of him as he left. He was wearing a white sheet on his head as he left. He and a friend brought some of the ladies back to his hotel. Oprah auction brings in $600,000 for charity
An auction of Oprah Winfrey's personal items in California raised at least $600,000 for her leadership academy in South Africa. 584 items were sold at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club. Items went slowly due to online bidders trying to out-bid each other. Teddy Riley sues Lady Gaga
R&B singer Teddy Riley is suing Lady Gaga for $500,000 for writing fees he said he's owed for the 2009 song "Teeth." Riley said he was promised 25% of the writing fees for the song, featured on "The Fame Monster." He alleged he got nothing for his contribution to the song.
'Saturday Night Live' pokes fun at diversity issue
SNL poked satirical fun at itself for not having a black female in its 16-member cast. Host Kerry Washington played the roles of African-American females. Producer Lorne Michaels said it will be rectified in the future. The show has had only 4 black women since 1975. Emile Hirsch welcomes son Valor
It has been a big week for Emile Hirsch (E-meel Hersh). He landed the role of John Belushi in an upcoming biopic, and he became a first-time father. New son Valor was born Oct. 27. The mother is an unnamed woman whom Hirsch dated previously. Katy Perry's Album Deemed Biohazard In Australia
Katy Perry's new album Prism has been declared a biohazard in Australia. Small packets of seeds are included with the record. There are strict laws in place to assess the risks of any plant materials not originating in the country. Fans can plant the seeds to grow wildflowers. Kendall Jenner turns legal, money offers roll in
The sun was barely rising on Kendall Jenner's 18th birthday, when the top adult video companies started offering her lucrative deals. At least 6 companies are hoping they can convince her to bare it all in front of the camera. One is offering $1.8 million. Bathroom fire in Babyface Edmond’s L.A. mansion
Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds' bathroom caught fire Saturday. The inside sprinkler system put out the flames before firefighters arrived, so nothing major burned. There was some water damage. No one was injured. No word on what started the fire. Jon Bon Jovi To Be Honored By Prince William For Charity Work
Jon Bon Jovi is set to be honored for his charity work at a London event hosted by Britain's Prince William. He will receive a youth inspiration award for his Foundation that assists families and the young to escape poverty. Guests include Taylor Swift and James Blunt. Paula Abdul To Hold Belated Bat Mitzvah In Israel
Paula Abdul is reconnecting with her Jewish roots and planning a belated Bat Mitzvah. She is on her first trip to Israel, as a guest of the country's ministry of tourism. She will undergo the coming-of-age ceremony, usually celebrated by 12 to 13-year-old girls. Today’s birthdays Actress Doris Roberts is 83. Blues singer Delbert McClinton is 73. Former first lady Laura Bush is 67. Actress Markie Post is 63. Rock singer-musician Chris Difford (Squeeze) is 59. Actress-comedian Kathy Griffin is 53. Actor Ralph Macchio is 52. “Survivor” host Jeff Probst is 52. Actor Matthew McConaughey is 44. Rapper-producer Sean “Puffy” Combs is 44. Talk show host Bethenny Frankel is 43. Actress Heather Tom is 38. R&B/gospel singer George Huff is 33. Actress Gillian Zinser (TV’s “90210”) is 28.