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Noah - A man is chosen by God to undertake a momentous mission of rescue before an apocalyptic flood destroys the world. Stars Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Hopkins, Emma Watson, and Nick Nolte. (PG-13)
Cesar Chavez - A biography of the civil-rights activist and labor organizer. Torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to bringing dignity and justice to others, Cesar Chavez embraced non-violence as he battled greed and prejudice in his struggle for the rights of farm workers. Stars Michael Peña, America Ferrera, Rosario Dawson, and John Malkovich. (PG-13)
Sabotage - Members of an elite DEA task force find themselves being taken down one by one after they rob a drug cartel safe house. Stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sam Worthington, Terrence Howard, and Josh Holloway. (R)
Pharrell Williams Scores New Eco-Friendly Adidas Deal
Pharrell Williams has become the latest celebrity to land his own fashion collection with sports giant Adidas. The Adidas Originals collection is expected to go on sale this summer. It’s made with Bionic Yarn fabric -- cloth made from plastic debris found in the ocean.
Beyonce Cries Onstage at Last 'Mrs. Carter' Show in Lisbon
Beyonce got emotional last night as she wrapped up her "Mrs. Carter" world tour in Lisbon, Portugal. She broke down in tears talking about the tour to fans who packed the arena. She performed 132 shows dating back to last April. She dedicated the song "XO" to her Beyhive.
Majesty Rose sings “Happy” on Idol, gets sent home
On ‘American Idol’ last night, Sam Woolf, C.J. Harris and Majesty Rose were the bottom three. Sam and C.J. were sent back to the contestants' lounge. Majesty had to sing for her survival. She sang Pharrell Williams's "Happy." Not good enough for the save…she’s out.
Justin Bieber's Bodyguard Indicted On Two Felony Charges After Paparazzo Run-in
Justin Bieber's bodyguard is charged with two felonies following a run-in with a paparazzo in Atlanta last month. Hugo Hesny admitted to stealing a camera after the photographer got too close to Bieber. Justin is not suspected of any involvement. Hesny is free on bail.
Chris Brown's lawyers want judge to dismiss assault case
Chris Brown's lawyers are asking a judge to dismiss the misdemeanor assault charge he's facing in Washington, D.C. They claim prosecutors misused the grand jury process to prepare for his April trial. He and his bodyguard are accused of punching a man.
Paul Walker's mother reaches agreement
Paul Walker's mother has reached a custody agreement with the mother of his teenage daughter, Meadow. Cheryl Walker and Rebecca Soteros have resolved their issues out of court. Meadow will live with her mother, but the estate will be under court management.
Search on for actor to play Tupac Shakur in biopic
18 years after the murder of Tupac Shakur, the rapper will be bought back to life in a biopic. It will be directed by his friend John Singleton, who directed him in 1993’s ‘Poetic Justice.’ Anthony Mackie played Tupac in the 2010 movie Notorious.
Omarion To Be A Dad
Omarion is set to become a first-time father. He and girlfriend Apryl Jones are expecting their first child, a son, later this summer. He posted a photo of the ultrasound to Instagram. He said, "we have no problem with sharing the process of our pregnancy with the public."
Taylor Swift Buys $20 Million Penthouses In New York
Taylor Swift has purchased duplex penthouses worth $20 million in NYC. The 2 luxury units are in the Big Apple's TriBeCa district, the top 2 floors of a boutique building. Swift also has properties in Nashville, Beverly Hills, and a beachfront mansion in Watch Hill, Rhode Island.
Robin Thicke Ends Spat Over Blurred Lines
Robin Thicke and Bridgeport Music have settled their dispute over the alleged sampling of Funkadelic's Sexy Ways in ‘Blurred Lines.’ He now faces a possible legal battle with Marvin Gaye's children over alleged samplings from his songs. A mediation session is next month.
Arnold Schwarzenegger Trained With Swat Team For Sabotage
Arnold Schwarzenegger trained with a Los Angeles Swat team for 3 months to perfect his weapons skills for new movie Sabotage. He plays a Drug Enforcement Agency officer. There's a difference between the military and police force weapons and tactics.
Chris Martin, Gwyneth Paltrow take kids to Bahamas
Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow are in the Bahamas with their children. They are renting a private beachfront villa that costs $7,500 a week. They have been spotted playing on the beach and horseback riding. Witnesses say they are staying apart & won’t touch each other.
Ashlee Simpson celebrates engagement
Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross celebrated their engagement at a lavish outdoor party in Los Angeles Wednesday night. They got engaged in Hawaii in January after six months of dating. Ashlee has a five-year-old son, Bronx, with her ex-husband Pete Wentz.
Sandra Bullock plans to make 'Miss Congeniality' television show
Sandra Bullock has a Miss Congeniality television series in the works. She wants to create a TV spinoff of the 2000 movie comedy. She will not appear in the show, but would serve as producer. She continues her friendships with FBI agents she met researching the role.
Kelly Clarkson Teams Up With Martina McBride for 'In the Basement'
Martina McBride and Kelly Clarkson have teamed up on the new single "In the Basement." The track was originally recorded by Etta James and Sugar Pie DeSanto in 1966. It will be included on McBride's album "Everlasting," out April 8. It features 12 covers of R&B songs.
LL Cool J to Host ACM Special Saluting Military
LL Cool J is adding more hosting duties to his resume. He will co-host the Academy of Country Music's annual television special with Chris O'Donnell. "ACM’s All-Star Salute to the Troops" will be taped April 7 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. It will air May 20 on CBS.
Whitney Houston's Sister-in-law Obtains Restraining Order
Whitney Houston's sister-in-law has obtained a restraining order against the new husband of Bobbi Kristina Brown. Pat Houston claims Nick Gordon made threats & posted photos of guns on Twitter after a fight at a family function. She wants him to stay away from her.
Today's Birthdays: Actress Conchata Ferrell is 71. Actor Ken Howard is 70. Actress Dianne Wiest (weest) is 66. Country singer Reba McEntire is 59. Olympic gold medal gymnast Bart Conner is 56. Rapper Salt (Salt-N-Pepa) is 48. Actress Tracey Needham is 47. Movie director Brett Ratner is 45. Actor Vince Vaughn is 44. Rapper Mr. Cheeks (Lost Boyz) is 43. Actor Ken L. is 41. Singer/songwriter Matt Nathanson is 41. Reality show mom-of-8 Kate Gosselin is 39. Rock musician Dave Keuning is 38. Actress Annie Wersching is 37. Actress Julia Stiles is 33. Singer Lady Gaga is 28.
L'Wren Scott left her entire estate to longtime boyfriend Mick Jagger. The estimated value of the 49-year-old designer's personal estate is $9 million. Her Manhattan condo is worth $8M. A small and private funeral service was held Tuesday. She died March 17 in New York.
Trace Adkins' Wife Files For Divorce After Being Married For 16 Years
Trace Adkins' wife has had enough. Rhonda Adkins filed for divorce Tuesday in Tennessee citing "irreconcilable differences." She wants custody of their 3 children, full child support, & alimony. Trace has had continuing issues with alcohol and rehab. His father died in Feb.
Judge to decide guardianship of Paul Walker’s daughter Meadow
The child custody hearing between the mother of Paul Walker’s daughter and the girl’s grandmother goes to court today. Paul indicated in his will he wanted his mother to be guardian. The girl’s mother wants to take her back. But she has alcohol issues.
'American Idol' Top 9 Perform
"American Idol" returned last night, with the remaining 9 finalists and "I'm With the Band" theme. The episode opened with a group performance where they sang a medley of rock hits. Caleb Johnson earned rave reviews for his performance of "Dazed and Confused."
Oprah Winfrey is going on tour
Oprah Winfrey will embark on a tour in September, focusing on empowerment, resilience and authenticity. She will visit arenas in 8 cities to host a 2-day conference, titled 'The Life You Want.' She will interact with fans, lead group activities and introduce different speakers.
Robin Thicke says he and Paula Patton are 'very happy right now'
Robin Thicke and Paula Patton are still working on their marriage. He told an interviewer he and his estranged wife are "doing well." He wouldn't clarify whether they'd reconciled. He has dedicated songs to her in his concerts, and sent her flowers daily.
Rappers Wu-tang Clan To Sell One Copy Of Special Album
The Wu-Tang Clan are set to release just 1 copy of a new collector's album, titled ‘Once Upon A Time In Shaolin.’ The 31-track CD took 5 years to record. It will be displayed at art exhibitions around the world. The group will release a 20th anniversary album this summer.
Rod Stewart's Old Lamborghini Up For Sale
A Lamborghini once owned by Rod Stewart is for sale. He bought the car in 1971, when it was the fastest road car of its kind in the world. He sold it 5 years later, and it has since had a $100,000 makeover. It is now on sale in British car magazine Auto Trader for $1.4 million.
Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian to Headline New Spin-Off Series on E!
The Kardashian ladies will get the spotlight in another E! reality series. The network has picked up "Kourtney & Khloe Take the Hamptons." They begin filming this summer for a fall premiere. E! is also developing "Dash Dolls" about the Kardashian sisters' clothing stores.
Kanye West has 'insane' wedding guest-list
Kanye West has given his assistants a 600-strong guest-list for his wedding to Kim Kardashian in Paris in May. Included are the biggest names in the entertainment industry. Kim wants just family & friends. The wedding is the last weekend of Cannes Film Festival.
'Indiana Jones' producer denies Bradley Cooper reboot rumors
Producers are denying rumors Bradley Cooper will be the new Indiana Jones. The fourth Indiana Jones film, Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, was released in 2008. Harrison Ford, now 71, has offered to reprise the swashbuckling archeology professor in another film.
Shakira releases video for new single 'Empire'
Colombian pop star Shakira has unveiled the video for her new single, "Empire." She’s in a ballerina bride dress, gets cold feet and runs off to a mountain. She finishes the clip dancing around in a black cut-out gown. "Empire" is the second single from her 10th album.
Zac Efron, bodyguard attacked by transients under L.A. freeway
Zac Efron ended up in a bad area of downtown L.A. just after midnight Sunday. His car ran out of gas. While waiting for a tow truck, a bottle got thrown out the window. A group of 3 transients got into a fight with Zac & his bodyguard. Police broke them up. No arrests.
Today's Birthdays: Rock musician Tony Banks (Genesis) is 64. Rock musician Andrew Farriss (INXS) is 55. Jazz musician Dave Koz is 51. Movie director Quentin Tarantino is 51. Rock musician Derrick McKenzie (Jamiroquai) is 50. Actress Pauley Perrette is 45. Singer Mariah Carey is 44. Rock musician Brendan Hill (Blues Traveler) is 44. Actress Elizabeth Mitchell is 44. Actor Nathan Fillion is 43. Hip-hop singer Fergie (Black Eyed Peas) is 39. Actress Megan Hilty is 33. Actress Emily Ann Lloyd is 30. Actress Brenda Song is 26. Pop singer/songwriter Kimbra is 24. Actress Taylor Atelian is 19.
Angelina Jolie appeared at CinemaCon in Las Vegas last night. She revealed footage from the upcoming survival saga "Unbroken," which she directed and produced. The film, about a man’s survival in WWII, was shot in Sydney last year. It’s to be released in December.
Funeral held for L'Wren Scott in California
L'Wren Scott was mourned yesterday at a small, private funeral in Los Angeles. It was attended by family, friends & her longtime companion, Mick Jagger. Scott, both a designer and a longtime stylist, passed away March 17 in NY. She was cremated, per her wishes.
Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin announce separation
Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin are separating after 11 years of marriage. They were married in 2003 & have 2 children: daughter Apple (9) and son Moses (7). They frequently accompanied each other to public events, but rarely posed together on red carpets.
Tameka 'Tiny' Cottle Denies T.I. Divorce Rumors
R&B singer/songwriter Tameka 'tiny' Cottle blames a finger injury for failing to wear her wedding ring. There are ongoing rumors her marriage to rapper T.I. is on the rocks. They have been appearing at public events solo. The couple began dating in 2001 & wed in 2010.
Taylor Swift granted restraining order against man
A man accused of harassing Taylor Swift and threatening to harm her family has been ordered to stay away for 3 years. Court filings by Swift state Timothy Sweet sent threatening messages to her. He did not attend yesterday’s hearing.
Rihanna Puts $15 Million California Mansion On The Market
Rihanna has put her trouble-plagued California mansion on the market 5 months after relocating to New York. Her former home is available for a little under $15 million. She now lives in a SoHo penthouse in Manhattan.
Investigators: Unsafe speed caused Walker crash
It was speed that killed "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker on a Los Angeles street Nov 30. Investigators say the Porsche he was a passenger in was traveling between 81 and 94 mph when it hit a pole & burst into flames. He and friend & driver Roger Rodas died at the scene.
Fox's 'American Idol' hits rating low
"American Idol" reached its smallest viewing audience last week since its rookie season in the summer of 2002. Thursday's edition reached 8.4 million viewers. Industry analysts blame viewer fatigue. NBC's "The Voice" is now viewers' favorite music competition show.
'American Idol' winner David Archuleta returns from 2-year Mormon mission
David Archuleta left his musical career behind for a two-year mission to Chile through the Mormon Church. The 23-year-old singer became American Idol's 7th-season runner-up back in 2008. He has announced his return home in a short video posted to his YouTube channel.
Kris Jenner target of alleged extortion over tape
Kris Jenner has been bombarded by someone claiming to have an explicit tape who wants a payoff. She claims extortion and wants the person caught. She also wants to know how he got their number. Kris says there is no such tape. Deputies have launched an investigation.
Robin Roberts and Ricky Martin to Guest Judge on 'Dancing With the Stars'
Robin Roberts will be a guest judge on "Dancing with the Stars" next week. Julianne Hough, a former pro dancer on the show, will return as a guest judge on April 7. Other guest judges this season include singer Ricky Martin and LMFAO's member Redfoo.
Judge Joe Brown believes jail time was a conspiracy
Judge Joe Brown is still mad about being arrested in Memphis court Monday. He believes the judge in a child support case conspired to keep him there longer. Joe is running for D.A. of Shelby County. He was jailed 3 hours and saw a few former clients.
Tiger that injured Roy of Siegfried & Roy dies
The white tiger that injured illusionist Roy Horn on a Las Vegas stage in 2003 has died. Mantecore was 17. The tiger died from an illness March 19. Horn was left partially paralyzed. He refused to have the tiger put down, and was with him when he passed.
Patrick Dempsey's Mother Loses Cancer Battle
Grey's Anatomy star Patrick Dempsey is mourning the death of his mother. She lost her battle with ovarian cancer yesterday. Amanda Dempsey was 79, and battled the disease many times since her initial diagnosis in 1997. The family’s home is Lewiston, Maine.
Flavor Flav Traffic Case Postponed
Rap veteran Flavor Flav's traffic and drug case has been postponed until May 16. He was pulled for speeding en route to his mother's funeral in Long Island in January. He was arrested for 16 suspensions on his license. He was conditionally released on probation.
Today's Birthdays: Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor is 84. Actor-director Leonard Nimoy is 83. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is 74. Actor James Caan is 74. Singer Diana Ross is 70. Rock singer Steven Tyler (Aerosmith) is 66. Comedian Martin Short is 64. TV personality Leeza Gibbons is 57. Actress Jennifer Grey is 54. Actor Michael Imperioli is 48. Actor T.R. Knight is 41. Rapper Juvenile is 39. Actress Amy Smart is 38. Actress Keira Knightley is 29. Rapper J-Kwon is 28. Actress Carly Chaikin is 24.
Smithfield's Bria Kelly wins battle round on 'The Voice'
Smithfield's Bria Kelly sang Janis Joplin’s “Piece of My heart” and blasted her way into the next round of NBC's ‘The Voice.’ She sang against Tess Boyer, a former cheerleader for the St. Louis Rams. Adam Levine admitted he’s terrified of Team Usher because of Bria’s talent.
'Dancing with the Stars' Sends Home Two Pairs
Two celebrity dancers were booted from 'DWTS' last night. Charlie White, James Maslow and Meryl Davis all tied at 25 points. Billy Dee Williams again earned 15. Diana Nyad and Sean Avery are out. Next week, viewer tweets will switch the pros and partners for a week.
Jimmy Fallon off to fast start on 'Tonight'
David Letterman’s late-night crown is aging. Jimmy Fallon is averaging 4.2 million viewers per night to Jimmy Kimmel's 2.8 million. Letterman is last place with 2.7 million. Fallon is drawing the advertiser coveted 18-to-49 demographic. The best clips are put on YouTube.
Judge Joe Brown Arrested After Throwing Courtroom Tantrum
Judge Joe Brown was charged with contempt of court in Shelby County, Tennessee yesterday. He was representing a woman in a child support case. He yelled & challenged the judge’s authority. He was briefly detained, but released. His show was canceled last year.
Mary J. Blige to sing at Kim Kardashian's wedding
Kanye West wants Mary J. Blige to perform her 1997 hit 'Everything' at his wedding to Kim Kardashian. The couple will marry in France this spring. They are licensing their wedding photos for sale and will record the event for 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians.'
Rihanna to be honored with CFDA Fashion Icon award
Rihanna earned an icon award at the American Music Awards last year. Now she's receiving a similar honor from the fashion world. She will receive the Pop Culture Fashion Icon award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America June 2 at Lincoln Center in NY.
'Breakfast Club' detention would have taken place 30 years ago
Yesterday was the 30th anniversary of ‘The Breakfast Club. The coming-of-age comedy was released in 1985, but the story took place on March 24, 1984. It starred Molly Ringwald, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, Emilio Estevez, Anthony Michael Hall, and the late Paul Gleason.
Stacy Keibler confirms pregnancy rumors with 'bun in the oven' picture
Stacy Keibler has a bun in the oven. The 34-year-old model confirmed the news via Instagram and Twitter, posting a picture of a "bun in the oven." She captioned it "A Bun'dle of love!" She married tech entrepreneur Jared Pobre 2 weeks ago after 8 months of dating.
Aniston says she won't let tabloids steal her joy
Jennifer Aniston says she enjoys being close to friends and doesn’t pay attention to the hype in gossip tabloids. She says it can be toxic to a career. She prefers to be humble and grateful for the success she’s had and is still working. She recently turned 45.
Maria Menounos Leaves Extra Co-Host Position To "Explore Other Options"
Maria Menounos is leaving TV tabloid show 'Extra'. She has worked on Extra, alongside Mario Lopez, for 2 years. Producers say it was her decision not to renew her contract. She has a show on Oxygen Network, and was featured in wrestling matches for WWE.
50 Cent Releases Brand New Track 'Pilot'
50 Cent has debuted a new track in anticipation of "Animal Ambition", his upcoming album to be released June 3. Be warned: The track, called "Pilot," is explicit & filled with profanity. This will mark 50 Cent's first independent album following his departure from Interscope.
Cheech and Chong announce first official film together in over 30 years
Comedy duo Cheech and Chong have announced their first film together in over three decades. The two go to a marijuana festival called the Burning Joint. Their last movie was 1983’s Still Smokin’, the sequel to Up In Smoke.
Sean Combs Reverts Back To Puff Daddy For New Album
Hip-hop mogul Sean Combs is returning to his roots as Puff Daddy as he prepares to release a new album. He made the change on Monday as he announced the release of his sixth album. It’s expected to hit shelves later this year.
LeAnn Rimes' jaw popped out of place mid-performance in Oklahoma
LeAnn Rimes apologized to Oklahoma fans for an abrupt end to her Saturday concert -- her jaw popped out of place. She couldn’t hear out of her left ear. Rimes suffers from TMJ, a joint disorder connecting the lower jaw to the skull. Her dentist has to frequently reset it.
Man Arrested After Caught by Kim Kardashian Trespassing at Kris Jenner's House
Kim Kardashian saw a man peering through the windows at Kris Jenner’s house over the weekend. Police caught him 2 blocks away. He claimed he was Kendall Jenner's boyfriend and Justin Bieber's stepbrother. He was taken into custody and put on a psychiatric hold.
Rick Ross buys expensive watches for album’s collaborators
When his album “Mastermind” hit number one on the charts, Rick Ross bought each of his closest boys an expensive watch to celebrate. He hit up a jeweler in NYC last week and dropped $250k on 6 watches. Among the recipients: DJ Khaled, Meek Mill and Wale.
RHOBH, minus 2, in Lady Gaga’s music video
The "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" did a cameo in Lady Gaga's new music video. Brandi Glanville and Joyce Giraud were absent from the video, "G.U.Y." They had previous commitments. The Housewives show up pretending to play musical instruments.
Today's Birthdays: Feminist activist and author Gloria Steinem is 80. Singer Aretha Franklin is 72. Actor Paul Michael Glaser is 71. Singer Elton John is 67. Actress Brenda Strong is 54. Actress Marcia Cross is 52. Actress Sarah Jessica Parker is 49. Former MLB All-Star pitcher Tom Glavine is 48. Auto racer Danica Patrick is 32. Actress-singer Katharine McPhee is 30. Singer Jason Castro ("American Idol") is 27. Rap DJ/producer Ryan Lewis is 26.
'Good Wife' leaves viewers shocked, bereaved as main character killed off
Viewers of "The Good Wife" were stunned last night by the sudden, unexpected death of its dashing attorney, Will Gardner. He was gunned down in the courtroom by his client. Josh Charles had been with the series all 5 seasons. His departure was a well-guarded secret.
Teen sci-fi franchise 'Divergent' debuts with $56M
"Divergent" debuted with $56 million over the weekend. The audience was 59% female and half under age of 25. A sequel is already in the works. #2 "Muppets Most Wanted" fared poorly, earning just $16 million. "Mr. Peabody and Sherman" slid to third with $11.7 million.
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis Expecting First Child
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are engaged — and expecting. They will welcome their first child later this year. They have not revealed a wedding date, but are in no hurry to tie the knot. The pair began dating in 2012. She is attending a prenatal yoga class in Hollywood.
Aretha Franklin celebrates birthday, announces new music
Aretha Franklin held an exclusive and small party Saturday in NYC for her 72nd birthday, which is tomorrow. She entered the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in a baseball cap. She revealed she’s working on new music with rapper Andre 3000 and singer-songwriter Babyface.
L'Wren Scott's Coffin Moved to a Funeral Home in Los Angeles
Designer L'Wren Scott’s coffin has been moved to the Hollywood Forever Funeral Home and Cemetery in Los Angeles. There has been disagreement in the family over her final resting place. Scott's adopted sister Jan wants the funeral held in Utah, where they grew up.
NASCAR’s Michael Waltrip tripped up by Donna Summer look-alike
NASCAR legend Michael Waltrip was doing some pre-race work for FOX at the NASCAR Auto Club 400 race. He interviewed a woman he thought was Donna Summer. The woman was actually just a race fan who looked like her. Donna Summer passed away 2 years ago.
Evelyn Lozada gives birth to baby boy
Evelyn Lozada gave birth to her first child, a boy, with fiancé Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford. The baby was born at 3:55 a.m. Saturday. The baby joins Lozada's 20-year-old daughter from a previous relationship. Lozada appears on "Basketball Wives."
Alyssa Milano pregnant with second child
Alyssa Milano is pregnant with her second child with husband David Bugliari. The baby's due date hasn't been announced yet, but she's already starting to show. Milano announced her good news on Twitter. The couple have a 2-year-old son named Milo.
Gregg Allman forced to miss shows because of bronchitis
Bronchitis sidelined Gregg Allman for at least 2 dates of the Allman Brothers Band's annual shows at the Beacon Theatre. He intends to return for the final 4 shows over the next week. He is now 66, and had a liver transplant in 2010. The band is celebrating its 45th anniv.
Pharrell Williams says music works best without egos
Pharrell Williams thinks the secret to writing great songs is ditching your ego. He says a big ego can often make people delusional. He thinks the best tunes are a result of musicians tapping into their ''feelings.'' ''when a song works, you should just be thankful.”
Justin Bieber has religious tattoos done in jet 40,000 feet closer to heaven
Justin Bieber has joined a very exclusive mile-high club. He got fresh ink on a flight to Canada just 5 days after his Miami Beach arrest. The new tat was done by NYC tattoo artist Bang Bang. The work was done at 40,000 feet during turbulence.
Rihanna Promotes Upcoming 'Monster' Tour With Infamous 'Teen Mom 2' Clip
Rihanna is trying a unique way to plug her upcoming 'Monster' tour. She is heading on the road for a 3-date run this summer with Eminem. She has used a well-known clip from 'Teen Mom 2' for promotional purposes. The dates are in Los Angeles, New jersey and Detroit.
'Fast & Furious 7' Will Use Body Doubles And CGI For Paul Walker Scenes
'Fast & Furious 7' will recommence shooting this month. It was postponed due to the tragic death of co-star Paul Walker. Producers will use CGI and body doubles to complete Walker’s role. 'Fast & Furious 7' is slated for release on April 10th 2015.
Jimmy Kimmel Takes Selfie With The Clinton Family
Anything Ellen DeGeneres does, Jimmy Kimmel can do better. He posted a pic Saturday night of himself with former President Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton on Twitter. He took the snap at the Clinton Global Initiative University in Tempe, Arizona.
'Homeland' actor James Rebhorn dies at 65
James Rebhorn, most noted for "Homeland," "Scent of a Woman" and "My Cousin Vinny," has died from skin cancer. He was 65. He was diagnosed in 1992 but worked up until last month. On "Homeland," he played the father of Claire Danes' CIA officer Carrie Mathison.
Today's Birthdays: Fashion and costume designer Bob Mackie is 75. Fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger is 63. Actor Robert Carradine is 60. Rhythm-and-blues DJ Rodney "Kool Kollie" Terry (Ghostown DJs) is 53. TV personality Star Jones is 52. Rock singer-musician Sharon Corr (The Corrs) is 44. Actress Lauren Bowles (TV: "True Blood") is 44. Actress Lara Flynn Boyle is 44. Rapper Maceo (AKA P.A. Pasemaster Mase) is 44. Actress Megyn Price is 43. Actor Jim Parsons is 41. Actress Alyson Hannigan is 40. NFL quarterback Peyton Manning is 38. Actress Jessica Chastain is 37. Actress Lake Bell is 35. Rock musician Benj Gershman (O.A.R.) is 34. Actress Keisha Castle-Hughes is 24.
Disney's 'Frozen' Soundtrack Reaches 6th Week At No.1
Disney's hugely successful animation film 'Frozen' is enjoying its sixth week at No.1 on the Billboard Hot 200. The film's soundtrack becomes the first album of 2014 to sell over 1 million copies. It was released in November. The home video was released Tuesday.
Stones: Mick Jagger in deep grief over loss of L’Wren Scott to suicide
The Rolling Stones say Mick Jagger is having a rough time accepting the suicide of his long-time companion L'Wren Scott. She was in financial hardship & was preparing to close her fashion company. The group has postponed its tour to October to focus on his recovery.
L'Wren Scott's Sister Wants Body Returned Home To Utah
L'Wren Scott's grieving sister is hoping to take her body home to Utah, so she can be buried beside her parents. Scott's older brother Randall is taking care of arrangements. The designer was raised in Utah by adoptive parents. Her name was Laura 'Luann' Bambrough.
Pharrell partners with U.N. for 'Happy' day
Pharrell continues to be a never-ending source of happiness. He is partnering with the United Nations Foundation to celebrate the second International Day of Happiness today. He will be spotlighting happy-themed videos on his website 24hoursofhappiness.com.
Pharrell booked to perform on SNL April 5
Anna Kendrick will make her Saturday Night Live debut April 5 alongside musical guest Pharrell. Louis C.K. will host for the second time March 29 with musical guest Sam Smith. Seth Rogen will return a third time April 12 with musical guest Ed Sheeran.
Paul Walker's Mother Files For Guardianship Of His Daughter
Paul Walker's mother Cheryl Walker has filed papers requesting guardianship of his daughter. 15-year-old Meadow's mother, Rebecca Soteros, is battling alcoholism. In his will, Walker wanted his mother to become Meadow's guardian. He died in November.
Obama to talk Obamacare on 'Ellen' today
President Obama will appear on Ellen DeGeneres’ show via satellite from the White House today. He was last on the show in 2007, when he was a senator. “Ellen” is part of the White House's pop cultural promotional tour for Obamacare.
Concert promoter sued for selling too many tickets to brokers
A New York woman claims she was ripped off by a concert promoter. Jessica Pollard says she was forced to pay exorbitant prices for a Bon Jovi show in 2010 and a Justin Bieber show in 2013. She claims AEG sold too many tickets to brokers, who jacked up prices.
Eminem And Rihanna Announce Dates For Huge 'The Monster' Concerts
Rihanna will join Eminem for a North American mini-tour of just 3 cities. They will be in New York, L.A. and Detroit in August. All are in large outdoor stadiums. They have collaborated on 3 successful songs: 'The Monster,' 'Love The Way You Lie,’ and its sequel.
Oprah Creates A New Tea
Oprah Winfrey has added tea-maker to her impressive resume. She has teamed up with Starbucks & Teavana to create a new brew. The Oprah Chai Tea includes cinnamon, ginger, cardamom and cloves, blended with loose-leaf black tea and rooibos. It’s available April 29.
Once a cheater, always a cheater: Karrueche Tran finally gets it
Karrueche Tran ended her relationship with Chris Brown because he refused to stop texting other girls. She ended things after she visited Chris in rehab. She saw his phone. It was filled with inappropriate texts from other girls. She walked out, and hasn’t seen him since.
Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady Selling Home for $50 Million
Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady are selling their home in Los Angeles' Brentwood neighborhood. The selling price is $50 million. The couple reportedly is moving out to Boston, where they will live in an equally stunning home.
Jennifer Lawrence Dances and Lip-Syncs To 'Evil Ways' In 'American Hustle
Jennifer Lawrence received an Oscar nomination for her role in 'American Hustle.' But her best work seems to be in a deleted scene Sony has released. She lip-syncs to Santana's 'Evil Ways' while vacuuming and dancing. The 4-minute clip was shot in a single take.
D'angelo To Headline James Brown Tribute
D'angelo will join Aloe Blacc and Angelique Kidjo for an upcoming all-star tribute to James Brown at the Hollywood Bowl. “Get On Up: A James Brown Celebration” will be in Los Angeles Aug 13. The show will also feature Bettye LaVette and members of Brown's band.
Today's Birthdays: Producer-director-comedian Carl Reiner is 92. Actor Hal Linden is 83. Actor William Hurt is 64. Actress Amy Aquino (ah-KEE'-noh) is 57. Movie director Spike Lee is 57. Actress Theresa Russell is 57. Actress Vanessa Bell Calloway is 57. Actress Holly Hunter is 56. Actress-model-designer Kathy Ireland is 51. Actress Jessica Lundy is 48. Actress Liza Snyder is 46. Actor Michael Rapaport is 44. Actor Alexander Chaplin is 43. Rock singer Chester Bennington (Linkin Park) is 38. Actress Bianca Lawson is 35. Rock musician Nick Wheeler (The All-American Rejects) is 32. Actor Michael Cassidy is 31.
In 1953, the Academy Awards ceremony was televised for the first time; "The Greatest Show on Earth" was named best picture.
Jagger posts tribute to companion L'Wren Scott
Mick Jagger has posted a tribute on Facebook to his late companion, L'Wren Scott. He said he is still struggling to understand her death and will never forget her. He canceled a Rolling Stones concert in Australia to fly to New York. The noted fashion designer died Monday.
Ashton Kutcher asked for Mila Kunis' father's blessing
Around Christmastime, Ashton Kutcher asked Mila Kunis' father for his blessing to marry her. He wanted to be respectful and traditional. The former 'That 70s Show' co-stars have been dating since April 2012. Friends expect a spring or early summer wedding.
Miley Cyrus' tour bus catches fire after tire explodes
One of Miley Cyrus’ tour buses caught fire en route to its latest concert stop. Her younger sister Noah posted photos on Instagram. She assured followers that no one was injured and that the Cyrus family is fine. The Bangerz tour was in New Orleans last night.
John Mayer sues dealer over alleged fake Rolexes
John Mayer spent $5m on Rolex watches, but now claims he was defrauded. He sent one to Rolex for repair. It wasn’t genuine. And neither were 6 others he bought. He’s filed suit against the dealer for a $600,000 refund. The dealer’s lawyer calls the lawsuit “meritless.”
M.I.A. Mocks NFL Lawsuit By Asking Madonna For Financial Aid
M.I.A. has asked Madonna to lend her $16m to cover the NFL fine for her finger gesture at the 2012 Super Bowl. She mockingly tweeted, "@madonna ummm ..... can i borrow 16 million?" The amount is the value of her 2 minutes on-screen, in terms of ad dollars.
'The Voice' Hires Chris Martin as Guest Mentor for Battle Rounds
Chris Martin will share some words of wisdom to "The Voice" contestants. The Coldplay frontman has been tapped to serve as a mentor for Battles: Round Two that stars March 31. He will advise contestants on vocal techniques, stage presence and tailoring song choices.
Charlie Brown, Snoopy back in 3-D 'Peanuts' movie
Good ol' Charlie Brown and Snoopy are going 3-D. "Peanuts" will hit theaters Nov. 6, 2015. It's the first full-length computer-animated film based on the comic strip that ran from 1950 to 2000. In the trailer, Charlie Brown and Snoopy have updated looks.
Police: Bieber claimed foot fracture in Miami
A Miami Police document says Justin Bieber had a foot injury when arrested Jan 23. He told officers he injured the foot skateboarding 3 months earlier. He also said he was not racing, just trying to escape paparazzi. He faces a May 5 trial date for DUI and other charges.
Steve-O Under Investigation By Texas Police Over Bridge Jump
Prankster Steve-O is facing prosecution from Texas police. He did a dangerous backflip off a bridge in the city of San Antonio as a stunt for a YouTube show. He had no idea the water was only about four feet deep. He shared a photo on Facebook. He faces a $500 fine.
Kanye West, Kim Kardashian suit against videographer gets trial date
A California judge has set a trial date of Nov. 17 for a video lawsuit filed by Kanye West and Kim Kardashian. YouTube founder Chad Hurley signed a confidentially agreement before their engagement event in San Francisco. His video appeared online.
Julianne Hough and Derek Hough to go on dancing tour across America
Julianne Hough is teaming up with brother Derek on a dance tour across the United States. They say the idea came from their fans. They plan to incorporate the audience into the show. The ‘Move Live On Tour’ will kick off May 25 in Park City, Kansas and hit 42 cities.
Cory Monteith's final film: 'McCanick'
Cory Monteith completed other roles before his sudden death last summer. One is a movie called, ‘McCanick.’ He plays a drug-addict hunted down by a narcotics detective. It debuts at the Toronto International Film Festival next month.
Tyler Perry Finds Out Father Is Not His Biological Dad
Tyler Perry has revealed the man who raised him is not his biological father. He was raised by Emmitt Perry, Sr. Tyler claims the man abused him for years. After his mother's death in 2009, Perry took a DNA test. They are not related. He’s looking for his real father.
It's no joke: Carey, Ferguson swap jobs on April Fools'
Drew Carey and Craig Ferguson are pulling an April Fools' Day switcheroo. Carey will host CBS' Late Late Show and Ferguson will give away prizes on The Price Is Right. Ferguson played Carey’s English boss on The Drew Carey Show.
Kate Gosselin and Kids Return to TLC for One-Night Special
Kate Gosselin and her kids will be back on TV for 1 night. The reality family is back with a one-hour special on TLC, more than two years after the network canceled "Kate Plus 8". The special will air in June. Jon Gosselin is omitted in a press release for the special.
Brittany Murphy's Final Film to Be Released Four Years After Her Death
Brittany Murphy's final film, ‘Something Wicked,’ will be released more than 4 years after her death. The movie will first be released April 4 in Eugene, Oregon, where the film was shot. It’s a thriller about love gone wrong. Murphy died on Dec. 20, 2009.
Today's Birthdays: Singer Ruth Pointer (The Pointer Sisters) is 68. Actress Glenn Close is 67. Film producer Harvey Weinstein is 62. Actor Bruce Willis is 59. Actress-comedian Mary Scheer is 51. Actor Connor Trinneer is 45. Rapper Bun B is 41. Rock musician Zach Lind (Jimmy Eat World) is 38. Actress Abby Brammell is 35. Actor Craig Lamar Traylor is 25.
by Mary Catherine Woods,posted Mar 17 2014 10:27AM
Monday, March 17, 2014
DWTS Season 18 (and 9th year) returns tonight on ABC.
'Peabody & Sherman' tops box office
Street racers couldn't catch a time-traveling dog and his son at the multiplex this weekend. "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" ruled the box office, earning $21m. "300: Rise of an Empire" dropped to second place with $19m. "Need for Speed" opened in third with $17.8m.
Chris Brown returns to court today after rehab dismissal
Chris Brown is facing a court hearing today over why he was kicked out of rehab. He spent the weekend in jail after his dismissal from a Malibu treatment facility for violating its rules. He had been in rehab since November for anger management and bi-polar issues.
Nine Inch Nails & Soundgarden To Tour Together, coming to VA Beach
Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden have become the latest rock supergroups to plan a summer tour. They will hit the road for 23 dates in July and August. They will be in VA Beach Aug 5. Both released successful albums on the same date – March 8, 2004.
Tyler, the Creator arrested at SXSW for inciting riot
Rapper Tyler, the Creator was arrested by Austin police at the SXSW Music Festival. He was performing at Scoot Inn. It had reached its capacity of 999 people. He told fans outside to push their way in. One security guard was punched in the face by a member of the crowd.
Lady Gaga defends vomiting on stage
Lady Gaga has defended her SXSW performance against bulimia claims after artist Millie Brown “tossed her cookies” on her during her rendition of 'Swine'. Gaga called it art. Demi Lovato - who struggled with bulimia - accused Gaga of ''glamorizing'' the eating disorder.
Oprah Winfrey to sell Harpo Studios in Chicago
Oprah Winfrey is selling Harpo Studios in Chicago to a developer. She filmed "The Oprah Winfrey Show" at the studio from 1990 to 2011. She will receive $32m for the property. She’ll lease it for 2 years to produce programming for OWN. About 200 people work there.
Juan Pablo Galavis, Nikki Ferrell enjoy sun-filled getaway
Bachelor star Juan Pablo Galavis and Nikki Ferrell were spotted on vacation in the Dominican Republic. They walked hand-in-hand along the beach and took a dip in the ocean before having to leave the area. Too many fans of the show were coming up to them.
David Brenner, frequent 'Tonight' guest, dies
David Brenner, a guest & substitute host on the original Tonight Show more than 150 times, died in his NYC home Saturday at age 78 after battling cancer. He revealed had Johnny Carson retired in the early 80s, he would have been the next host. Carson retired in 1992.
Johnny Depp And Amber Heard Throw Intimate Engagement Bash
Johnny Depp & Amber Heard celebrated their engagement Friday night by throwing an intimate party. The couple were joined by guests at the luxurious Carondelet House. The invitations were in a black envelope with the initials 'A' and 'J,' with a golden ticket inside.
Rihanna and Drake are dating exclusively
Rihanna and Drake have decided to give their relationship another go. They had a brief fling in 2009. They have been together at his tour stops across Europe. Reps say there are happy with each other, and he treats her with the highest respect. Drake is 27, Rihanna is 26.
Miley Cyrus In Studio To Record Beatles Cover With The Flaming Lips
Miley Cyrus will join The Flaming Lips to cover The Beatles’ ‘Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds.’ Frontman Wayne Coyne posted an Instagram photo Friday of Cyrus rolling a joint in a recording studio. The song is expected to be on the Flaming Lips next album.
Miley Cyrus Shows Off Tattooed Lip
Miley Cyrus has a new tattoo - on the inside of her lower lip. She posted photos of her new crying cat ink on Instagram, pulling down her lip to show off the yellow and black tattoo. Last year, she had Rolling Stone magazine's logo tattooed on the soles of her feet.
Jennifer Hudson Parts Ways With Weight Watchers
Jennifer Hudson has ended her partnership with Weight Watchers after 4 years. She lost over 80 pounds over the 4 years by following Weight Watchers' calorie-counting system. She is devoting more time to many new projects and lots of new music.
Wayne Knight Is Alive! 'Seinfeld' Actor Tweets To Quash Death Hoax
Wayne Knight is not dead. The 58 year-old actor was the latest target of an internet death hoax. Knight, best known as Newman in 'Seinfeld', took to twitter to announce he is alive and well. The report, claiming he died in a car crash, was posted on a fake TMZ website.
Chris Pine Pleads Guilty to DUI
Chris Pine pleaded guilty in a New Zealand court to drunken driving. He was fined $93 New Zealand dollars ($79 US) and had his New Zealand driver's license suspended 6 six months. Police pulled him over early on March 1 after he'd attended a movie completion party.
Madonna Dresses Up in 'Game of Thrones' Costume for Jewish Holiday
Madonna uploaded a photo of her wearing a costume from popular fantasy series "Game of Thrones." She wore the costume to celebrate the Jewish holiday Purim. Madonna was raised a Roman Catholic, but converted into Kabbalah in the 1990s. Her Hebrew name is Esther.
Jenny McCarthy Gets Blasted On Twitter For Controversial Vaccination Views
Jenny McCarthy has felt the wrath of Twitter after being criticized for not vaccinating her children. She believes a vaccination in 2005 was responsible for her son’s autism. One Twitter post asked her, “are you upset you were given a vaccine that suppresses talent?"
Today's Birthdays: Rock musician Paul Kantner (Jefferson Starship) is 73. Actor Patrick Duffy (Dallas) is 65. Actor Kurt Russell is 63. Actor Gary Sinise is 59. Actor Actor Rob Lowe is 50. Rock singer Billy Corgan is 47. Soccer player Mia Hamm is 42. Rock musician Caroline Corr (The Corrs) is 41. Rapper Swifty (D12) is 39. Actress Natalie Zea (zee) is 39. Actress Brittany Daniel is 38. Actress Eliza Hope Bennett is 22.
by Mary Catherine Woods,posted Mar 14 2014 10:05AM
HollyWooWoo Report Friday, March 14, 2014
Need for Speed - Fresh from prison, a street racer who was framed by a wealthy business associate joins a cross country race with revenge in mind. His ex-partner, learning of the plan, places a massive bounty on his head as the race begins. Stars Aaron Paul, Dominic Cooper, Michael Keaton, Dakota Johnson, and Kid Cudi. Rated PG-13.
Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club - Brought together by an incident at their children's school, a group of single mothers from different walks of life bond, and create a support group that helps them find comedy in the obstacles of life. Stars Wendi McLendon-Covey, Tyler Perry, Nia Long, Amy Smart, and Eddie Cibrian. Rated PG-13.
Veronica Mars (limited release) - Years after walking away from her past as a teenage private eye, Veronica Mars gets pulled back to her hometown - just in time for her high school reunion - to help her old flame Logan Echolls, who's embroiled in a murder mystery. Directed by Rob Thomas. Stars Kristen Bell, James Franco, Krysten Ritter, Gaby Hoffmann, Justin Long and Jamie Lee Curtis. Rated PG-13.
Local NBC, Fox stations near deadline with Cox
Cox Communications and the owners of Ch. 10 and Ch. 43 must reach a contract deadline by 5pm today. They are again at odds over payments per subscriber, an annual ritual for the 2 companies. They have managed to reach a resolution before previous deadlines.
Ben Briley out, won’t be touring with Idol’s Top Ten
Ben Briley, Sam Woolf and Majesty Rose were the bottom 3 on ‘American Idol’ last night. The judges decided not to use their save, and sent Ben Briley home. The final 10 will be on Idol’s summer tour. Next week, the Top 10 take on songs from the Billboard Top 10 charts.
Kanye West, Jay Z reunite for SXSW performance
Jay Z and Kanye West's ‘Watch the Throne’ tour never made it to Austin. But the hip-hop duo made a special reunion stop at SXSW last night. They performed 35 songs, including one of Beyonce's latest hits, "Drunk in Love."
Kate Major arrested after another blowout fight with Michael Lohan
Michael Lohan and Kate Major had another domestic fight last night at their Florida home. He claims she hit in the face multiple times. He called police. She fled in her car, but crashed into some bushes. She’s been booked for DUI and domestic battery.
Drake the big winner at MTV's Woodie Awards
Drake won top honors at MTV's annual South By Southwest-based awards show last night. Woodie of the Year is given to music's top emerging artist. Lil Wayne performed and accepted Drake's award for him. The show airs on MTV Sunday night.
Angelina Jolie planning more preventative cancer surgery
Angelina Jolie underwent a preventative double mastectomy last May. She’s now talking with breast cancer survivors to decide when and if she’ll need more surgery. Her mother, Marcheline Bertrand, died of ovarian cancer and breast cancer at age 56.
Paul Walker's Alleged Sunglasses From Crash Site Up for Auction
Some items supposedly taken from the crash scene where Paul Walker died last year are being auctioned off. The items include sunglasses, a fire extinguisher and a piece of wreck. Bidders can choose a charity they want the money to go to.
Kelly Osbourne endures third tattoo removal
Kelly Osbourne has had more tattoos removed. She endured a third session of laser treatment to remove some of the artwork on her arms. She has advised fans to ''think'' before committing to permanent body art. Her slogan: “think before you ink!”
Jamie Lynn Spears is getting married, possibly today
Jamie Lynn Spears is getting married to fiancé James Watson. The couple have been engaged for a year, and got their marriage license March 5. The wedding is likely this weekend. This will be her first marriage. She has a 4-year-old daughter, Maddie.
Justin Bieber sells off all L.A. properties
Justin Bieber has cut his final ties with the city of Los Angeles. He’s sold the last piece of property he owns in the area. He had been looking for another home in Los Angeles, but he's since called off the search. He’s Atlanta’s problem now.
Jimi Hendrix honored on new USPS stamp
Legendary musician Jimi Hendrix has been honored on a new Postal Service Forever stamp. The new stamp is part of the Music Icons series. The colorful painting depicts the 60s musician on his guitar. Janis Joplin will be the next musician honored on a stamp.
Rapper Petey Pablo released from prison
Rapper Petey Pablo was released from prison Thursday morning. He was arrested Sept 11, 2010 at Raleigh airport after he attempted to carry a stolen pistol onto his flight. He was released 4 months early. He’ll head back into the studio with producer Timbaland.
Lil Boosie's 4 baby mamas have another bun in the oven -- a reality show.
Lil Boosie’s 4 baby mamas -- Walnita, Tracey, Trivia, and Gerlissa – are shopping a reality show. Together, they've mothered Boosie's 7 children, ages 4-11. The show will focus on the ladies' unusual friendships. So far, no cable networks are interested.
Jane Lynch Writes Anti-bullying Book For Kids
Jane Lynch has teamed up with her psychologist ex-wife Lara Embry to write her first children's picture book. The book is about a school bully and her efforts to reform after one kid stands up to her. It will be published in September.
Today's Birthdays: Actor Michael Caine is 81. Composer-conductor Quincy Jones is 81. Comedian Billy Crystal is 66. Actress Penny Johnson Jerald is 53. Rock musician Derrick (Jimmie's Chicken Shack) is 42. Actress Grace Park is 40. Actor Chris Klein is 35. Singer-musician Taylor Hanson (Hanson) is 31. Actor Jamie Bell is 28.