White House Down - While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders. Stars Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Woods. Rated PG-13.
The Heat - Uptight FBI special agent Sarah Ashburn is paired with testy Boston cop Shannon Mullins to take down a ruthless drug lord. The hitch: neither woman has ever had a partner -- or a friend for that matter. Stars Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy and Tony Hale. Rated R.
Target cuts ties with Deen; drugmaker distances
Mo Money, Mo Problems for Paula Deen ya'll! Target, Home Depot and the diabetes drug maker Novo Nordisk she endorsed all announced on Thursday they have fired her & will sever business toes. Kohl's, Macy's, Sears and QVC are still evaluating. Paula has since gone into hiding.
Alec Baldwin goes on Twitter rampage, shuts down his account
Can anyone say Anger Management? WOW! A reporter for Britain’s Daily Mail claims Alec Baldwin's pregnant wife, Hilaria, was Tweeting during James Gandolfini's funeral yesterday. The reporter posted the tweets...like took screen shots of time stamps & everything. This set AB off! He was pissssssed!!! Both Baldwin and Hilaria claim she did not use her phone. He fired his publicist after the incident & shut down his Twitter account.
Papa Roach Axe Gig Due To Illness
Sorry Papa Roach fans ... the band called off their gig in Berlin, Germany last night. Frontman Jacoby Shaddix is suffering from a throat condition. The band axed gigs last summer so he could undergo throat surgery. They plan to make up the date.
Matthew Morrison Is Engaged
GLEE FOR SURE! Congrats!! Glee’s Matthew Morrison officially popped the question to girlfriend of 2 years, model Renee Puente, on Thursday. He is 34, she is 26. Last October, they stepped out for Halloween dressed as vintage Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears, who were once a couple.
Martha Stewart, age 71, admits to sexting, more
Martha Stewart was the guest on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live" Wednesday night. Fellow guest Maggie Gyllenhaal was asked to play the game “Did Martha Do it?” What we learned: Martha has had a 1-night stand, she has sexted, & “may” have had a 3-some.
Paula Deen dropped by Wal-Mart after 'Today' tears
More bad news for the Queen of Butter!! Paula Deen was dropped by Wal-Mart and the Home Depot last night ... this on the heels of her admitting to using a racial slur 30 years ago. Last week she was dropped by The Food Network & Smithfield Foods. However - 9 companies have agreed to stay with her. That includes QVC.
Viewing held for 'Sopranos' star Gandolfini in NJ
Actor James Gandolfini will be laid to rest today in Jersey. A private viewing for family & friends was held last inght in NYC. His funeral will be today at a church in the city. Last night on Broadway - the lights dimmed in his memory. James was 51 years old when he died of a heart attack while on vacation in Italy with his son. RIP Tony Soprano.
Lady Gaga tops Forbes' Most Powerful Musicians list
Being freaky pays off! POINT artist Lady GaGa tops Forbes' World's Most Powerful Musicians of 2013 list. The rankings are determined by earnings, social media influence and press mentions. She is followed by Beyonce, Madonna, Taylor Swift, Bon Jovi and Justin Bieber. What?! No Barry Manilow? My mom will be so mad. HA HA!
Actress Tina Fey to speak at U.Va.
WAHOOWA! UVA alum Tina Fey will return to her alma mater, The University of Virginia, to kick off a speaker series highlighting the positive impact of arts on society. She will give the opening address on Sept. 14. Fey graduated from U-V-A in 1992 with a bachelor's degree in drama.
Melissa Etheridge Happily Engaged
POP THE CHAMPAGNE! Congrats to singer Melissa Etheridge & her partner Linda Wallem... they are engaged. Yesterday - The Supreme Court cleared the way for same-sex marriages in California. DOMA was also struck down. 5 other celeb couples announced their engagement yesterday - and rumor has it Brangelina got engaged as well! Congrats to all!
Deadmau5 & Kat Von D Split
Deadmau5's underwater wedding plans have sunk – his fiancé Kat Von D has called off their engagement. She revealed in a tweet he cheated on her. They were to marry Aug. 10 in an underwater-themed ceremony in Los Angeles. She was previously engaged to Jesse James.
Another tough day for the Jackson Family ... yesterday was the 4 year Anniversary of his death. And today - Michael Jackson's oldest son will take the witness stand. AEG denies wrongdoing and says it did not hire Michael’s doctor.
No change in Paris Jackson’s guardianship…for now
Paris Jackson will not get new guardians in the wake of her suicide attempt. Katherine Jackson and TJ Jackson are currently co-guardians. The arrangement will remain as is. Paris’ mother Debbie Rowe will file for guardianship if the situation changes.
Oprah Winfrey tops Forbes most powerful celebrities 2013
Oprah Winfrey tops Forbes magazine's most powerful celebrities list. She reclaims the #1 spot, with $77M in earnings between June 2012 & June 2013, as well as her prominence on TV, on social media and in the press. Last year's number one was Jennifer Lopez.
Chris Brown charged with misdemeanor hit-and-run
The Los Angeles city attorney's office has charged singer Chris Brown with misdemeanor hit-and-run and driving without a valid license. The charges involve a minor accident May 21 in the San Fernando Valley. Arraignment is July 15. He says he’s being set up.
Broadway marquees to dim lights to honor James Gandolfini
Broadway theaters will dim their marquee lights tonight in memory of James Gandolfini. "The Sopranos" star appeared in Broadway shows in 1992, 1995 and 2009. He received a Tony nomination for “God of Carnage” in 2009. His funeral is tomorrow in NYC.
Miley Cyrus Pulls Out Of Australia's The X Factor Role
Miley Cyrus pulled out of filming a segment for Australia's “The X Factor.” She is struggling with laryngitis. Kelly Osbourne took her place. She taped a visit with contestants in Los Angeles on Monday. Miley is keeping her fans updated on Twitter.
Justin Bieber banned from indoor skydiving arena
Don't expect to see Justin Bieber visiting Las Vegas Indoor Skydiving any time soon. He and his entourage have been banned from the indoor attraction. They reportedly made a mess, refused to pay and were disrespectful. The bill came to $1,600 for everyone flying.
After bassist Ted Dwayne had to undergo emergency BRAIN SURGERY ... Mumford & Sons had to cancel some concerts. But after some rest & a couple days to recover - the band is back on the road & have confirmed the New Orleans 7 Texas shows will be re-scheduled and old tickets will be honored. What a great band! Loyal to their fans. I love it!
Kim Kardashian has had to put a girlfriend on the chopping block ... after she tried selling baby pics to TMZ!!! The website & TV show was contacted by a very close friend of KK's who claimed to have pics of Baby North. While the pics were fake, the friendship was real. TMZ let Kim know ... no word on if it was Paris Hilton. HA!
Paula Deen has been FIRED! After The Food Network gave her a pink slip last week, Smithfield Foods announced yesterday they were splitting ties with the Southern chef. Smithfield Foods said it does not tolerate discriminatory behavior of any kind. Last week Paula was set to be a guest on The Today Show but bailed. Matt Lauer announced yesterday, she will be back Wednesday!
Listen up kids - this is why you DO NOT get the name of your lover tattooed on your body!!! Heidi Klum has confirmed she is having the name of her ex-husband SEAL removed from her arm. She got the tat after 4 years of marriage - but they split - and she still had the ink. Heidi said the laser removal is more painful than the birth of all 4 of her children combined. OUCH!!!!!!!
And finally - it was on this day back in 2009 that pop icon Michael Jackson died. He was 50 years old.
Funeral services for actor James Gandolfini will be Thursday at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in New York City. His body was flown via private jet last night out of Rome & back to NYC.The 51-year-old star of "The Sopranos" died of a heart attack Wednesday in Rome. Very sad!!! Official cause of death appears to be a heart attack. RIP Tony Soprano.
Justin Bieber Injured After Falling Down Stairs
OH BEEBS! Justin Bieber was left nursing a neck injury on Sunday after falling down a flight of stairs. Was he smokin something? He posted a pic of his injuries to his Instagram account. He’s still due to perform in Los Angeles tonight - where he will prob show up 2 hours late. Sorry - he will. This kid...
Demi Lovato's Father Dies
Sad news for Demi Lovato and her family: The X Factor judge's father, Patrick Lovato, passed away over the weekend. Demi had been estranged from her father since 2007. She took to Twitter to thank fans and friends for all the support. Sad.
Food Network won't renew Paula Deen's contract
SHE'S FIRED! The Food Network is dumping Paula Deen after 12 years. She has apologized repeatedly for revealing she used racial slurs in the past. She is being sued by an ex-employee of her Savannah restaurant for alleged harassment. She’s likely done at QVC as well.
Monsters University (animated) – A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University -- when they weren't necessarily the best of friends. Features the voices of Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Helen Mirren, Alfred Molina and John Krasinski. A family movie, rated G.
World War Z – United Nations employee Gerry Lane traverses the world in a race against time to stop the Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to destroy humanity itself. Stars Brad Pitt. Rated PG-13.
The Bling Ring - Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes. Stars Emma Watson and Gavin Rossdale. Rated R.
Kim Kardashian's Baby Name Finally Revealed: call her “Nori”
Five days after Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed their baby girl, the new arrival's name has been revealed. And it’s not Kaidence Donda. The signed birth certificate from Cedars-Sinai hospital lists the name as North West. No middle name. She’ll be called Nori.
Gandolfini found by teenage son
James Gandolfini was found unresponsive by his 13-year-old son Michael in his hotel room in Rome. He was rushed to a hospital and pronounced dead. His heart had stopped. He was to appear at a film festival this weekend. He is being prepared for return to the U.S.
John Travolta vows to look after Gandolfini's family
James Gandolfini helped John Travlota’s family make it thru the death of his son Jett in 2009. Now, John is returning the gesture. He’s promised to take care of Gandolfini’s family. The two starred together in the films “Get Shorty” and “The Taking of Pelham 1-2-3.”
Jennifer Lopez gets 2500th Walk of Fame star
Jennifer Lopez received the 2,500th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday. She became a major star in the movie “Selena” in 1997. She thanked her family and fans for their love and support: “This all feels kind of surreal, but so real. It's awesome.''
Lindsay Lohan prevented from changing rehab again
Lindsay Lohan will complete her 90-days of court-ordered treatment at Cliffside Malibu. She will not be allowed to change facilities again before her treatment is complete. She wants to finish rehab on the east coast. She was previously at the Betty Ford Center.
Justin Bieber appears high in Instagram video
Justin Bieber posted a video on Instagram Thursday. He has his shirt off and a chain around his neck. His eyes are glazed over. He tries to tell fans he can now post videos to Instagram, but keeps laughing. His next move was probably a munchie run.
Abercrombie & Fitch Halt Production Of Taylor Swift Shirts
Retailer Abercrombie & Fitch have halted production of a T-shirt poking fun at Taylor Swift. The shirt displays the phrase, "more boyfriends than t.s." Her fans launched a petition on Change.org, insisting the shirt's message was inappropriate. It has been pulled from sale.
Jay Z Becomes Certified Sports Agent
Rapper Jay Z is now authorized to scout professional talent for his new sports management team. He passed a licensing exam and has become a certified agent. He expanded his business empire with the launch of Roc Nation Sports.
Downey Jr. signs on for 2 more 'Avengers' films
Robert Downey Jr. has signed up for two more "Avengers" films. He has played Iron Man/Tony Stark in a trilogy of "Iron Man" movies, as well as the first superhero ensemble "Avengers" film. Production on the next Avengers movie begins next March.
Hayden Panettiere wants P.Diddy on Nashville
Hayden Panettiere wants P. Diddy to appear on her TV show 'Nashville'. She wants to perform a duet with him. She stars as country singer Juliette Barnes. The show will be back in the fall for Season 2. The 2 main characters resemble Taylor Swift and Shania Twain.
Katy Perry finds reading difficult
Katy Perry has revealed she has difficult reading. Her family moved around when she was younger, and her education suffered as a result. She attended Christian schools, but was taught mostly by her mom. Her parents did not care for public education.
The Eagles add November dates to History tour
The History of the Eagles just got longer. The veteran rock band will add 10 dates to its upcoming tour, which kicks off July 6. They’re in Charlotte & Greensboro in November. The tour is tied to the DVD and Blu-ray release spanning the group's 40-year-plus career.
Waka Flocka Flame producing Amanda Bynes album
Forget Wyclef Jean ... Amanda Bynes is hashing out a record deal with rapper Waka Flocka Flame. Waka runs Brick Squad Monopoly records. He’s hired people to start penning her songs. It will be a hip hop album called “Shots.” So far, there's no projected release date.
Horrors! New 'Poltergeist' to haunt theaters
The most famous line from the 1982 horror film Poltergeist was, "They're here." It seems "They're back" will serve for 2013. The classic film is being remade. Production begins in the fall for a 2014 release. Four cast members from the 3 Poltergeist films have passed away.
Bad Teacher Movie Sequel In The Works
Cameron Diaz's hit comedy Bad Teacher is getting a sequel. It is not yet known if Diaz will reprise her role as an alcoholic, drug-taking school teacher for the second installment. It also starred her ex-boyfriend Justin Timberlake. The original release grossed $216 million.
Miranda Cosgrove Sues: Tour Bus Crash Left Me 'Disfigured'
"iCarly" actress Miranda Cosgrove claims she was "disfigured and disabled" in a 2011 tour bus crash. She suffered a broken ankle, and was forced to cancel the rest of her tour. She and her mother are suing the drivers involved and the transportation companies.
Flo Rida Lands Health Supplement Endorsement Deal
Rapper Flo Rida is set to film a series of online exercise videos. He has signed up as a spokesman for nutritional supplement brand MusclePharm. He owns Flo Fit gym in Florida. He reveals the partnership is a natural fit because he has been using the product for years.
Actor Bernie Kopell (Doc on The Love Boat) is 80. Actress Meredith Baxter is 66. Actor Michael Gross is 66. Rock musician Joe Molland (Badfinger) is 66. Rock musician Don Airey (Deep Purple) is 65. Rock musician Joey Kramer (Aerosmith) is 63. Rock musician Nils Lofgren is 62. Actor Marc Copage is 51. Actress Sammi Davis is 49. Actor Doug Savant is 49. Actress Paula Irvine is 45. Rapper/producer Pete Rock is 43. Actress Juliette Lewis is 40. Musician Justin Cary is 38. Rock musician Mike Einziger (Incubus) is 37. Actor Chris Pratt is 34. Rock singer Brandon Flowers is 32. Britain's Prince William is 31. Pop singer Kris Allen ("American Idol") is 28. Actor Jascha Washington is 24. Pop singer Rebecca Black is 16.
The news broke last night & I thought it was a hoax ... sadly, it was true. Actor James Gandolfini died Wednesday in Rome. He was 51. James was on vacation with family in Italy when he became ill. His teenage son alerted hotel staff. He was taken to a hospital & declared dead at 11PM. James is known for his role as Tony Soprano on HBO's 'The Soprano's'. So damn sad. He leaves behind his son from a previous marriage & his 8 month old daughter from his 2nd marriage to Deborah Lin.
Kanye, Kim to begin parenthood with Kris
Still now word OFFICIALLY on the name of baby Kimye - but what we do know is the baby & new parents will not be moving home to Bel Air. Nope - Kim Kardashian and her Bbay Daddy Kanye West will be living at Kris Jenner's house! They bought a house - but it is undergoing some MAJOR renovations. So living with Granny it is!
Kid Rock: 'Justin Bieber Is The New Vanilla Ice'
OH SNAP! POINT artist Kid Rock believes Justin Bieber is heading towards a huge fall from grace. In a recent radio interview, he said “It's kind of sad to see him go down this trajectory"...and then he compared Justin Beiber to Vanilla Ice!!! OH NO HE DIDN'T! Vanilla Ice had one hit in 1990, then fell out of the spotlight.
Wyclef Jean: Amanda who?
It was all a bunch of lies! Amanda Bynes won't be releasing an album with Wyclef Jean's help any time soon – he has no intention to collaborate with the wig-wearing tornado of confusion. He says media reports he will producing her album are all wrong. He’s never met, nor talked to her.
Dumb and Dumber 2 Back On Track At Universal
'Dumb and Dumber To' is set to be filmed this summer by Universal Studios. Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels will reprise their roles in the sequel to their 1994 Warner Bros. comedy. The sequel is set to be released next year to mark the 20th anniversary of the first film.
Mumford and Sons will be back on the bus in a couple of days ... bassist Ted Dwayne was released from the hospital after surgery on his brain to remoove a blood clot!!! He is at home resting. The band had to cancel 4 concert dates so far. No plans to cancel anymore.
Justin Beiber will not be charged with any crime after hitting & running over a paparazzi Sunday night in Los Angeles. He was leaving a club around Midnight when a photographer jumped in his way. JB pinned the guy against a car. LAPD decided there was no crime & the injuries are not life threatening.
Ever wonder why Johnny Depp always wore those ridiculous tinted glasses? He's explained that he is essentially blind on his right eye. All the glasses he wears are prescription glasses - Johnny says he has had vision issues since he was a child.
Katy Perry is revealing more about her 14 month marriage to Russel Brand. Yesterday - I told you she admitted in a new interview he dumped her for very personal reasons. Well - apparently that reason was he was not comfortable with her growing fame. He also asked for a divorce via text message.
And finally - Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have named their baby. She shall be named ... KAIDENCE DONDA WEST. Kaidence because it starts with a K. Donda after Kanye's mom. ALso - Kanye did not let the E! cameras film the birth. He only allowed Kim's mom Kris Jenner to be in the delivery room and she filmed everything.
Justin Bieber pins photographer into parked car, leaves the scene
He's in trouble with the law - AGAIN!!! Pop star Justin Bieber fled after driving his Ferrari into a photographer last night on Sunset Blvd. He was leaving the Laugh Factory around 11:45 PM in his white Ferrari. Lil Twist was a passenger. The paparazzo was taken to a nearby hospital for a leg injury. LAPD are investigating. JB needs an intervention!!
Rihanna Shows Up 2 Hours Late To UK Show After Spending The Night Partying
And another pop star is in hot water this morning...Rihanna partied until the wee hours with a friend on Sunday night. So last night, she showed up 2 hours late for a concert in Birmingham, UK!!! She was also late to another stage show in Wales earlier this month. RiRi is partying too much there days I think. 2 hours late for a concert?! YIKES!!
Katy Perry talks Russell Brand, John Mayer with Vogue
She's telling all ... well, almost! POINT artist Katy Perry talks about the 2 men in her life in the new Vogue Magazine. She says Russell Brand divorced her over a personal reason, but she did love him. She’s now “madly in love” with musician John Mayer. She says he has a "beautiful mind" and a "tortured soul." UGH! Really!!! Then why be with him?
Kim Kardashian Is Close to Choosing Baby Name
The baby was born SATURDAY ... and Kim K still can't decide on a name! Kim Kardashian was admitted to the hospital Saturday with medical complications. But her reps say she delivered her daughter naturally. The baby’s name has not been decided, but the couple says it will begin with a K. They will announce the name sometime this week.
Nigella Lawson 'Attack' Played Down By Husband Charles Saatchi
Nigella Lawson's husband has denied claims he attacked her. Photographs emerged over the weekend of Charles Saatchi with his hands around her neck in a London restaurant. He claims it was a ''playful tiff.'' She and her teenage son have left the home.
Ozzy, Sharon back together
Ozzy Osbourne is back with wife Sharon. He’s convinced her he's been drug and alcohol free for months. They split earlier this year when Ozzy fell off the wagon. She was living at the Beverly Hills Hotel. She’s hired a “sober team” to steer him clear of potential hazards.
Congrats to SUPERMAN! He is indeed super ... the new movie 'Man of Steel' was #1 at the Box Office with $113 Milllion in ticket sales. The movie got Hot/Cold reviews ... but proved to be better than expected. Congrats Superman!!
Whether you care or not - Kim Kardashian is a mom this morning! She gave birth to a daughter on Saturday. No other details were available. Kanye West - the baby daddy - was by her side. Rumor has ot the baby arrived 5 weeks early. Congrats K&K!
Miss USA has been crowned - and she's a 25 year old from Connecticut. Last night in Sin City - Erin Brady was named the new Miss USA. She will now move to NYC & tour the world promoting humanitarian causes. She will also work for the Donald - yes, Donal Trump. He owns the Miss USA franchise. Erin - you're hired!
Mumford & Sons had to pull out of Bonnaroo over the weekend because their bassist had to have BRAIN SURGERY!!! I call that a good excuse to call in sick, don't you?! Musician Jack Johnson filled in at the last minute. He headlined the festival in 2008.
And finally - Nigella Lawson - who is a world famouse chef with her own TV show ... was snapped getting choked by her husband in London! THIS STORY IS CRAZY!!! She was dining with her husband at a famous London restaurant - when her husband began to yell at her. He then grabbed her neck & choked her - all while paparazzi snapped pics. Police are said to be investigating. CLICK HERE for the pics.