The Hollywood Report
Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013
Katy Perry to perform new single on MTV's VMAs
Katy Perry is returning to the stage at the MTV Video Music Awards Aug. 25. She will sing her new song, "Roar," live for the first time. She hasn't performed at the VMAs since 2009. "Roar," released Monday, is the first single from her new album, "PRISM," due out Oct. 22.
Lady Gaga's single officially released
Due to Internet leaks, Lady Gaga has released the full version of her new single, ‘Applause.’ It’s out the same day as Katy Perry's ‘Roar.’ The original release date was set for Aug. 19. She'll also perform it live at the MTV VMAs show Aug. 25.
Justin Bieber grants 200th Make-A-Wish request
Justin Bieber is the first recording artist to make 200 dreams come true through the Make-A-Wish Foundation. He met an 8-year-old girl in Atlanta Saturday who suffers from a life-threatening liver condition. She attended his concert, and he took her family backstage.
Cory Monteith's Possessions Moved Out Of Los Angeles Apartment
Cory Monteith’s belongings were moved out of his Los Angeles apartment on Monday. He lived on the 12th floor of the Sunset Vine Residence Tower in Hollywood. He died in Vancouver July 13. The workers would not disclose where they are taking the possessions.
Usher's Son Out Of Hospital
Usher's son is out of the hospital and recovering a week after he nearly drowned in a swimming pool. He has a bandage on his right arm. Usher has retained custody of both sons. On Monday, Usher Raymond V visited an indoor play center with his grandmother.
Taylor Swift’s Bucket List: ‘Get a College Degree’
It’s going to happen “somehow, someway,” Taylor Swift tells Marie Claireon her bucket list priority -- “Get a college degree.” She has 7 Grammy Awards, 12 Billboard Awards and Forbes puts her net worth at more than $200 million. What she wants most: “a diploma.”
Adele considering movie role
Adele has been offered a role in the new movie “The Secret Service.” She would play one of the villains. The cast is to include Samuel L. Jackson and Colin Firth. Filming begins next year. Adele won in the Best Original Song category for singing the theme to 'Skyfall.'
Simon Cowell vacationing during pregnant gal pal's divorce drama
Simon Cowell was spotted boarding a yacht in France while his pregnant girlfriend is divorcing her husband. He is expecting a child with New York socialite Lauren Silverman. Andrew Silverman is fighting for primary custody of the 7-year-old son he has with Lauren.
Amanda Bynes is making 'improvements'
Amanda Bynes is making ''significant improvements'' in the hospital. Her involuntary psychiatric hold was extended by 30 days on Friday. Her mother Lynn was granted a temporary conservatorship. All decisions must be approved by her lawyer and the judge.
Guns N' Roses proposal prompts police probe
The Las Vegas Police helicopter unit is under internal investigation. The helicopter gave a private ride to Guns N' Roses guitarist "DJ" Ashba & his now-fiance’, Colombian actress and model Nathalia Henao. They posted a photo online. The ride ended at police headquarters.
Ben Affleck meets with Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan got a surprise visit while in rehab -- Ben Affleck had a secret meeting with her as a show of support. Affleck was in rehab back in 2001. He gave her advice on how to maintain sobriety after rehab. He also gave her tips on how to make a comeback.
Lindsay Lohan hits the gym
Lindsay Lohan has developed a new love of exercise. She is working out on a regular basis after giving up all her prescription medication. Her medical team thinks she was wrongly diagnosed with ADD as a child and never needed the medication (Adderall).
Zendaya's debut album coming Sept. 17
DWTS runner-up Zendaya will release her self-titled debut album Sept. 17. The 16-year-old actress/singer stars on the Disney Channel sitcom ‘Shake It Up.’ The Disney Channel will premiere the video for ‘Replay’, the album's first single, this Thursday.
Claims thrown out in Paula Deen lawsuit
A federal judge Monday threw out race discrimination claims by a former Savannah restaurant manager for Paula Deen. The former white employee was offended at comments to minority workers by Deen’s brother. A sexual harassment lawsuit can still proceed.
Another Skywalker: Lucas, wife have baby daughter
"Star Wars" creator George Lucas and new wife Mellody Hobson are parents to a baby daughter. Everest Hobson Lucas was born Friday, the first child for Lucas and Hobson, who were married in June. The baby was born via surrogate. He also has 3 adult children.
Carrie Underwood Launching Her Own Nail Polish Line
Carrie Underwood is launching her own nail polish collection with beauty giant Opi. The new line features 14 colors, with each shade showcasing different facets of her personality. The gold-textured lacquer in the line has been called Carrie'd Away. It’s due out in January.
Oprah Winfrey Still Searching For Perfect Broadway Role
Oprah Winfrey is determined to make the move to Broadway after returning to the big screen in “The Butler.” She plays Forest Whitaker's onscreen wife. She has been reading through scripts for potential Broadway projects. She says, “Broadway is in my future."
Kristen Stewart Going Back To cyber-college
Kristen Stewart is preparing to go back to school…online. She has signed on to study English Literature at UCLA via a correspondence course. She wants to complete her college education. She can study in her own time while honoring her filming commitments.