Mirror Mirror - Seven courageous rebel dwarfs join forces with Snow White as she fights to reclaim her birthright and win her Prince. Stars Julia Roberts, Lily Collins, Armie Hammer, and Nathan Lane. PG.
Wrath of the Titans – The son of the God Zeus bravely embarks on a treacherous quest into the underworld to rescue his father, overthrow the Titans and save mankind. Sequel to “Clash of the Titans.” Stars Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, & Ralph Fiennes. PG.
Bully (Documentary) - As teachers and parents grapple with America's bullying crisis, a group of students do what they can to survive a school day. Unrated (originally R)
Heejun Han eliminated from 'Idol'
Heejun Han was booted from "American Idol" last night. The 22-year-old native of South Korea got the bad news after singing "A Song For You," recorded by Donny Hathaway in 1971. He was joined at the bottom by Skylar Laine and Hollie Cavanagh.
Springsteen goes into concert crowd, chugs pint of beer
Bruce Springsteen gave his Philadelphia concert crowd a night to remember. He was performing "Raise Your Hand" & ran into the crowd. He sat down next to a fan and drank an entire pint of beer. He threw the empty cup to the crowd & continued the concert. He’s 62.
Judge ends Lohan's probation, gives back freedom
Lindsay Lohan is free. Her formal probation has ended. She is now on informal probation for taking a necklace last year. Any trouble, she goes back to jail. Judge Stephanie Sautner told her: "You need to live your life more mature, stop nightclubbing, and focus on your work."
Britney Spears Wants To End Conservatorship
Britney Spears wants to end her conservatorship. She feels ready to resume control of her life. She has been on 2 worldwide concert tours, has gotten engaged, and is in talks to join The X Factor. Her father Jamie has been managing her affairs since her 2008 breakdown.
Britney Spears pre-sells her “melt-down” mansion, gets a nice $1M profit
Britney Spears has pre-sold her Beverly Hills estate. It was listed at $2.9M, but sold for $4.2M. Agents listed the house at a modest price, expecting multiple bids. Because of her conservatorship, there’s a probate court hearing next month. Anyone can overbid the offer.
Ryan Seacrest Undergoes Elbow Surgery
Ryan Seacrest underwent surgery on Wednesday on a torn tendon in his elbow. He was injured while working out. He remained awake throughout the invasive surgery. He also posted a photo of his bandaged elbow on his Twitter page to show fans the damage.
Katie Couric returning to morning TV
Katie Couric, who spent 15 years on NBC's Today show, will sit in for Robin Roberts on Good Morning America next week. She left NBC in 2006 for her CBS News evening anchor job. Roberts, who will be on vacation next week, said she'll be watching -- on DVR.
Rihanna Reveals UFO Spotter Past
Rihanna used to be a UFO spotter. Her father Ronald Fenty used to have her sit on the doorstep of their home in Barbados and watch the skies all night. She’s in the new movie “Battleship.” She says the film has given her much respect for soldiers.
Elton John: I Could Have Ended Up Like Whitney Houston
Elton John believes he could have suffered the same fate as Whitney Houston. He said: ''I'm sure I did as much cocaine as she ever did.'' He managed to get clean & sober in 1990. He and partner David Furnish have a 14-month old son, and plans to extend the family.
Katharine Mcphee Heads To Africa To Fight Spread Of Malaria
Katharine Mcphee has embarked on a charity trip to Africa to help put a stop to the spread of malaria. The ‘Smash’ star and husband Nick Cokas are in Ghana distributing mosquito nets. They visited a health clinic Wednesday, and attended a dance and drum performance.
Nas: Divorce Payout Was Crazy
Nas has branded his divorce payout to Kelis ''crazy''. The couple split in April 2009 while she was pregnant with their son Knight. He got his $45,000-a-month payments reduced to $25,000. He admits paying more in child support to ex-partners than most rap stars make.
Wilson Phillips Girls Stunned By Cass Elliot's 45-year-old Daughter
Mamas & Papas singer Cass Elliot's daughter Owen performs on the new Wilson Phillips album. It contains songs previously performed by the trio's famous parents. Cass died in 1974. The group says you can’t tell the difference between Owen and her mom on songs.
Live episode of '30 Rock' planned
NBC plans to air another live episode of "30 Rock," starring Alec Baldwin and Tina Fey. The episode is to air April 26. The show's first live episode aired Oct. 14, 2010. Two versions of the same story will be telecast -- one for East Coast viewers and a 2nd for the West Coast.
Saturday Night Live trying out new player
Openly-gay actress Katie McKinnon is joining Saturday Night Live. The show lost cast member Paul Brittain in January, and Kristen Wiig may be leaving. Her contract is up at the end of this season, her 7th on the show. The next live show is April 7 with Sofia Vergara.
Madonna re-creates mom's scent in 'Truth or Dare' perfume
Madonna is doing something most celebs have already checked off on their lists - she's releasing her first perfume. It’s inspired by her late mother. It’s called Truth or Dare. “An intoxicating mixture. Feminine and mysterious." It will be in Macy’s in April.
Maggie Gyllenhaal knows her baby's gender
It's another girl for Maggie Gyllenhaal (Jill-in-Hall). She is expecting a second daughter later this year. She'll join big sister Ramona, now age 5. She and husband Peter Sarsgaard don't plan on selling any baby photos, won't reveal her due date, and won’t tip off the press.
No 'Bones' about it: The Fox show will be back
Bones fans have reason to celebrate: Fox has picked up the show for an eighth season. In the meantime, Bones shifts to a new night and time beginning Monday at 8 p.m. It will commemorate the move with the arrival of Brennan's and Booth's baby daughter.
Kristin Cavallari’s family loses “Laguna Beach” mansion
The family of Kristin Cavallari has lost their ocean-front mansion featured on "Laguna Beach." The bank foreclosed on the property because her father Dennis failed to make pay
Idols sing pop hits, get positive reviews from judges
The remaining American Idol contestants enjoyed a good night on stage. They performed their favorite songs by major pop artists, and 5 received standing ovations. 18-year-old Hollie Cavanaugh was at the bottom of the pack due to pitch problems.
Lindsay Lohan completes court obligations, ready to tape “Glee”
Lindsay Lohan is close to being a free woman. Barring any last minute setbacks, she will be free from probation today for the first time in over four years. She will be on informal probation for her 2011 shoplifting conviction (no restrictions). That ends in May 2014.
Will Ferrell's Ron Burgundy confirms 'Anchorman' sequel
Will Ferrell donned his Ron Burgundy persona on Conan last night. He briefly appeared in character to announce there will be a sequel to “Anchorman.” He also offered a bit of advice to Conan: “I’ve got one small criticism. Conan, you look awful. Just go under the knife.”
Carson Daly offends gays during rant over JetBlue pilot
Carson Daly put his foot in his mouth on his radio show Wednesday. He said gay people would not have been brave enough to restrain the pilot who freaked out on a JetBlue flight. He then mocked them in voice. He apologized in an afternoon Tweet.
Megan Fox Reportedly Pregnant
Is Megan Fox pregnant? A new report from Star Magazine claims she is. She and Brian Austin Green have been married two years now. She spoke recently about her desire to have kids. She is already stepmom to Brian’s 10 year-old son with his former 90210 co-star.
98 Degrees reuniting after ten years
Prepare your inner 15-year-old for a freak out of epic proportions. 98 Degrees is getting the band back together after ten years apart. They are set to go on a fifteen city tour this summer. The Backstreet Boys and New Kids On The Block both reunited recently.
Kutcher, Cryer Offered Two More Years on ‘Men’
Just how much are the Two and a Half Men leading men worth? Ashton Kutcher & Jon Cryer have been offered 2 more seasons…at their current salaries. Ashton makes $700,000 per episode, Cryer just under that. Ashton is holding out for $1 million.
'Bully' Movie Will Require Permission Slips for teens to see
Most theater chains have decided to show the film 'Bully', but there’s a catch. Most, including AMC Cinemas, will require a permission slip, available online. The film contains harsh street language. The film is already being talked up as a potential Oscar contender.
Spike Lee tweets wrong address, elderly couple hires lawyer
Spike Lee is doing the right thing ... he’s apologizing for re-tweeting a home address he thought belonged to George Zimmerman. It was the home of an elderly couple. They had to leave because of threats. They have retained a lawyer. Lee requests they be left alone.
Robin Gibb of Bee Gees Undergoes Intestinal Surgery
Robin Gibb's recovery from health problems has encountered a setback. The Bee Gees singer underwent emergency intestinal surgery Monday. He had a blood clot in his colon that caused a perforation. He is being monitored and resting in the hospital.
Aerosmith promises new album in 3 months
We now know the titles of 3 tracks on Aerosmith’s new untitled album: "Legendary Child," `'Beautiful" and "Out Go the Lights." The album will be out in June, along with a tour. It will be their 15th studio album.
Oprah Is Sitting Down For Her First Interview On CBS' This Morning On Monday
Oprah Winfrey will be reunited with Gayle King next week. King, along with co-hosts Charlie Rose and Erica Hill, will be interviewing Oprah on CBS This Morning on Monday. She will be in town taping an episode of Oprah’s Lifeclass: The Tour series.
Rihanna is in London promoting her new movie ‘Battleship’. A journalist for British television asked her about the rumored romance with Ashton Kutcher. Her reply: “I’m happy and I'm single, if that's what you're really asking.'' She called his question “disappointing.”
Jennifer Lopez's latest to debut on Seacrest show
Jennifer Lopez's new single, "Dance Again," is to premiere Friday on Ryan Seacrest's radio show. "Dance Again" features Pitbull, & will be available on iTunes Monday. The video debuts April 5 on "American Idol." Lopez & Pitbull previously collaborated on "On the Floor."
Facinelli formally Files For Divorce from Jennie Garth
Twilight star Peter Facinelli has put the final nail in his marriage. He and wife Jennie Garth split earlier this month. He has formally filed for divorce. They were married 11 years and have 3 daughters. He cites irreconcilable differences. He wants joint custody.
Bradley Cooper And Zoe Saldana Split after 3 months
Bradley Cooper and Zoe Saldana have split up after just 3 months. They met last year on the set of the film 'Words.' In November, Zoe broke up with her fiance of 11 years, Keith Britton. He split from Renee Zellweger last year.
Pregnant Jessica Simpson Ditches The Heels
Pregnant Jessica Simpson has given up heels. Her baby daughter is due next month. She has gained 40 pounds, and has abandoned her beloved stilettos. She has also signed a deal with Weight Watchers to ''lose a significant amount of weight'' once the baby arrives.
Bobby Brown Charged With DUI, no valid license
Bobby Brown has been officially charged with DUI. He was stopped on a California highway Monday for talking on a cellphone. He appeared impaired, & failed a field sobriety test. He’s also charged with driving with a suspended license. He missed court over a speeding ticket.
Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon Making Big Plans For Fifth Wedding Anniversary
Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon are planning a big celebration to mark their fifth wedding anniversary. The couple exchanged vows in the Bahamas in 2008. They renew them every year. This April 30 is their 5th year, and the first birthday of twins Moroccan and Monroe.
Bluegrass legend Earl Scruggs dies at 88 in Tenn.
If you remember the Beverly Hillbillies TV show, you remember the theme song. The man who performed it, 88-year-old Earl Scruggs, died in a Nashville hospital Wednesday. He’s considered the best banjo player in music history. His bluegrass music launched country.
Who saw "The Hunger Games" this weekend!?!? Great movie!
Fan Breaks In To Simon Cowell's Home, slips past security to bedroom
An overzealous fan broke into Simon Cowell's home. She entered his west London house Saturday night through a downstairs window. She was found lying in his bed while Simon was in the lounge. Simon said ''I now know that I need to improve my security.''
Camille Grammer quitting 'Housewives'
Camille Grammer, ex-wife of actor Kelsey Grammer, will not be returning for a third season of "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.” A show source said she did not want to expose her personal life anymore. She and Kelsey went through a bitter public divorce & custody battle.
James Cameron completes deep-sea journey for documentary
James Cameron has completed his journey to Earth's deepest point. The director of "Titanic," and "Avatar" used a specially designed submarine to dive nearly 7 miles down about 200 miles southwest of the Pacific island of Guam. He went down 35,700 feet.
Jessica Simpson's naked mag cover too hot for Tucson store
“Mommy, why is that lady naked on that magazine?” That’s all it took for a Tucson Safeway to cover Jessica Simpson's naked, pregnant Elle magazine with cardboard. It was later removed…but the magazines were turned around. The store said the cover is “too risqué.”
Tori Spelling pregnant with Baby No. 4
Just 5 months after giving birth to daughter Hattie Margaret, Tori Spelling announced on her website that she and husband Dean McDermott are expecting their 4th child. The baby will join Hattie (born in October), Liam, 5, and Stella, 3. Spelling wed McDermott in May 2006.
Aretha Franklin celebrates 70th, talks new music
Aretha Franklin celebrated her 70th birthday Saturday night at a swanky NY hotel. Her actual birthday was Sunday. She has re-signed with music producer Clive Davis to release new material thru Sony Music. She feels ready to work again. Her planned biopic is on hold.
Miley Cyrus may be engaged To Liam Hemsworth
Miley Cyrus is rumored to be engaged to Liam Hemsworth. She posted a picture of her manicure on Twitter. The big rock was parked on her left hand. She also wore it at public events all weekend. The couple have been dating on-and-off for three years.
Kim Kardashian Pressing Charges Against Flour Tosser
Kim Kardashian has decided she will press charges against the woman who threw flour on her Thursday night. She fells the woman should be held accountable for her actions. She didn’t press charges after the attack because she was promoting an event for her fragrance.
Heidi Klum Wants Seal To Sign Non-Disclosure Contract
Heidi Klum wants Seal to sign a ''non-disclosure'' contract. The former couple split in January after 7-years of marriage. He talked to Ellen DeGeneres after the split. She feels he violated their privacy as a couple. She wants him to keep quiet about their time together.
Whitney Houston full autopsy report to offer more details
The L.A. coroner is preparing a detailed report on the cause of Whitney Houston’s death. It will include full toxicology results, and the condition of her heart. She drowned in a hotel bathtub Feb 11. Police will use the full coroner's report to complete their investigative file.
Rihanna Wants To Spend Summer With Ashton Kutcher
Rihanna reportedly wants Ashton Kutcher to spend the summer with her in England. She asked him to join her in the UK for her shows in June and July. They have been dating for about 8 weeks. Meanwhile, ex-wife Demi Moore wants him out of her life for good.
Rob Kardashian Detained by Police After 'Joke' Goes Wrong
Rob Kardashian tried joking around with a paparazzo in Miami early Sunday morning. He was out with friends and saw a photog taking pictures across the street. He chased the guy into a store. A policeman saw it and detained him. After questioning, he was released.
David And Victoria To Sell Beckingham Palace
David and Victoria Beckham are planning to sell their British mansion. The couple bought the estate shortly after tying the knot in 1999. They bought property in France in 2003 & want to sell that, too. They relocated to Los Angeles in 2007 so David could play pro soccer.
Lifetime pulls 'Topless' 'Dance Moms' episode
If you’re a fan of “Dance Moms’ on Lifetime, you may remember the March 6 episode in which the girls appeared to dance topless. They were wearing tan bras & tights. Viewers were offended. Lifetime has pulled the episode from reruns or online.
Donny Osmond sidelined from Vegas act
Vocal fatigue has sidelined Donny Osmond. Sister Marie is working their headliner show at the Flamingo Las Vegas with a backup partner. Shane Baker sang with Marie on her solo tour. He will perform with her until further notice. Donny has been out since March 18.
Kobe Bryant Drops $329,000 on a New Ferrarri
Looks like Kobe Bryant still has plenty of spending cash. His new ride is a Ferrari 458 Italia valued at $329,000. He paid for the car, in full, with a check. Kobe's salary for the season is roughly $25 million.
The Hunger Games - One boy and one girl aged 12 to 18 from 12 districts are selected by lottery to compete in a televised battle in which only one person can survive. Stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, and Elizabeth Banks. Rated PG-13.
Woman throws cooking flour on Kim Kardashian at hotel event last night
Kim Kardashian was promoting her fragrance line at The London Hotel in West Hollywood last night. She was on the Red Carpet when a woman threw cooking flour on her. She was detained by security. Kim did not want to press charges. She cleaned up & continued.
Erika Van Pelt and her new hair exit Idol
Despite the new hairstyle, Erika Van Pelt didn't cut it on "American Idol." The 26-year-old disc jockey from South Kingstown, R.I. was eliminated last night. She was joined at the bottom by Deandre Brackensick and Heejun Han. There are 9 remaining finalists.
The toxicology report on Whitney Houston has been released. She drowned in the hotel bathtub. Her blood contained cocaine, marijuana, Xanax, the muscle relaxant Flexeril, and the allergy medication Benadryl. She also had buildup of plaque in her arteries.
Sources: Cocaine Removed from Whitney Houston Hotel Room
The L.A. coroner says Whitney Houston ingested cocaine before she died…but none was found in her hotel room. Police are now looking into possible evidence tampering. Bed sheets were also removed. Investigators want to re-interview everyone in the room.
Drake to headline Virginia Beach's amphitheater in May
Hip-hop fans will remember that Drake was set to play the Hampton Coliseum Nov 16. That show was canceled due to a “scheduling conflict.” It will now be May 23 in Va Beach. He’s bringing J. Cole, Waka Flocka Flame, and more. Tickets go on sale next Friday.
Online betters say Jaleel White favored to win 'Dancing With the Stars'
Online betting sites are already taking early-season bets for who will win “DWTS.” Here’s the top 5: Jaleel White 11/4, William Levy 7/2, Donald Driver 4/1, Maria Menounos 13/2, and Katherine Jenkins 15/2. Likely out next week: Martina Navratilova or Gavin DeGraw.
Extortion? Lindsay Lohan's Alleged Victim wants 100K, Or Else
The man who claims Lindsay Lohan struck him while she was driving her Porsche last week wants $100,000. Thaer Kamal has hired lawyer Mark Geragos, who claims he has a video. He says if he doesn’t get it, he’ll sell it. There were no charges filed, & no one was hurt.
It's a boy for Hilary Duff and Mike Comrie
Hilary Duff is a new mom. The 24-year-old ‘Lizzie Maguire’ actress announced the birth of her son on her website and Twitter feed. She and husband Mike Comrie welcomed son Luca Cruz Comrie Tuesday night. He is their first child. Comrie is a retired pro hockey player.
Gladys Knight filming new sitcom
Gladys Knight is pulling double duty. Between training for "Dancing with the Stars," she is working on a new sitcom called "The First Family." She plays the president’s mother. It’s being sold to the networks. Producers of both shows are accommodating her schedule.
Report: 24 Movie Pushed Back to 2013
The ‘24’ movie appears to be back on track after scheduling conflicts. It now looks like it will be out in late 2013. The producer says the movie is still a go. Still to be decided: salaries and shooting schedule. Keifer Sutherland is shooting the Fox series ‘Touch.”
Charlie Sheen's Reacts To Kathy Bates Casting
Kathy Bates will be playing Charlie Sheen's ghost in the April 30 episode of Two And A Half Men. So how does Charlie feel about it? He is telling friends he is "honored" to have Bates play the role. He said she is an "incredibly funny, talented actress."
Drew Barrymore To Marry In Summer
Drew Barrymore is making plans to marry before she gives birth this summer. She and fiancé Will Kopelman are expecting their first child. She is visiting wedding stores and checking out dresses. She said she is enjoying the 'stability' of her relationship with Will.
Ricky Martin Poses With Twin Boys For Vanity Fair
Ricky Martin shows off his twin sons in a touching family photoshoot for Spain's Vanity Fair magazine. He became a father to Matteo and Valentino via a surrogate mother in 2008. He says he will forever be indebted to the woman. He was granted Spanish citizenship in Nov.
Pitbull writes, records 'MIB3' theme
Pitbull has written and recorded "Back in Time," the theme song to "Men in Black 3." The song will be available as a digital single and released Monday. "Men in Black 3" will open in 3D in theaters nationwide May 25. It stars Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, & Josh Brolin.
NBC renews 'Smash' for second season
The Broadway-themed musical drama "Smash" has been renewed for a second season. The show premiered on NBC last month to good ratings and positive reviews. The show is about the creative team behind a new musical based on the life of Marilyn Monroe.
Last night was Billy Joel night on American Idol. The judges’ favorites: Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez, Elise Testone, and Colton Dixon. At the bottom: Joshua Ledet, Hollie Cavanaugh, and Heejun Han. One of the top 10 finalists will face elimination tonight.
The Situation admits he's in drug treatment in Cirque Lodge in Utah
Can’t hide behind the rep any more. Mike Sorrentino says he's voluntarily seeking treatment for medication he was taking to deal with exhaustion. He made the admission on Facebook and his personal website. He expects to be back in time for Jersey Shore Season 6.
Ray J Accused Of Having Whitney Houston Sex Tape
Star Magazine claims Whitney Houston's boyfriend Ray J made ''a ton'' of explicit tapes with the late singer. He famously starred in an adult tape with Kim Kardashian. Whitney’s family has told him not to release anything. Both he and his rep deny any such material exists.
Kris Humphries To Set The Record Straight
Kris Humphries is planning to ''set the record straight'' about his marriage to Kim Kardashian. His legal team says he’s not demanding anything, just an annulment. The latest: She didn’t want to move to Minnesota, he wants her admit to marriage fraud.
NBC’s “Office” likely entering 9th and last season as characters depart
Big changes coming for NBC’s The Office: Ed Helms and John Krasinski will be part-time next season due to movie commitments. Mindy Kaling is getting her own comedy at Fox. And Rainn Wilson's Dwight Schrute character is getting a spinnoff…called Schrute Farms.
The Hunger Games Sells One Million Tickets As Screenings Fill Up
Many advance screenings of the sci-fi film Hunger Games are already sold out across the country. Over one million tickets have been sold in advance. The film stars Jennifer Lawrence in the lead role. Over 2,000 cinemas are adding extra showings.
Adam Levine: It's Not A Bromance, It's A Friendship
Adam Levine hates the word ''bromance''. He and fellow 'The Voice' mentor Blake Shelton are close friends. He said: ''Can we please kill that stupid term? We're just friends.” Blake insists he was just joking when he told MTV News: ''I want to kiss him so bad. He’s sexy.”
Publicist: Lopez did not marry Smart
Jennifer Lopez's publicist Wednesday denied a tabloid report claiming the "American Idol" judge married backup dancer Casper Smart. They have been dating since Lopez and Marc Anthony split last summer. Star magazine reported Lopez & Smart married in Mexico.
Carnie Wilson drops 30 pounds after surgery
Carnie Wilson, sister Wendy and friend Chynna launch a reality show on TV Guide Network April 8. In the first episode, Carnie undergoes lap-band surgery and loses 30 pounds. She had a gastric bypass 12 years ago & lost 150 pounds. The group’s new album is out April 3.
Reese Witherspoon at 12 weeks on 36th birthday
Reese Witherspoon won’t publicly say if she’s pregnant…but sources close to her say she’s at 12 weeks. Today, Thursday, is her 36th birthday. This would be her 3rd child, and 1st for husband Jim Toth. Her other children by Ryan Phillipe are Ava, 12, and Deacon, 8.
Michael Jackson's death home listed again
Michael Jackson is dead and buried — but the home he died in is still very much available. The Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, house where he passed in 2009 is back on the market for $23.9 million. It’s listed as an "elegant and sophisticated French Chateau estate."
Joe Francis Sues over helicopter he bought and has never seen
"Girls Gone Wild" founder Joe Francis paid $226,000 as a partner in a deal to buy a helicopter 10 years ago. He’s never seen it, or flown in it. He’s now suing the partner for his money back. But Joe never signed papers. He believes the chopper was secretly sold.
Ex-Wives of Eddie Murphy, Prince and Will Smith Join VH1's Hollywood Exes
VH1 will debut its new series Hollywood Exes this summer. The show will follow the ex-wives of Eddie Murphy, Prince, Will Smith, Jose Canseco and R. Kelly. The series will focus on how they've picked up their lives and prospered after their former fairy tale existence.
Joe Walsh Releases First Single In Two Decades
Eagles rocker Joe Walsh is taking aim at modern technology in his first single in 20 years. He debuted the title song from his upcoming album Analog Man on RollingStone.com on Wednesday. The lyrics are full of Walsh's disdain for the digital era. He is 64.
Miley Cyrus caught parking in handicapped spot
Miley Cyrus parked her car in a handicapped space while going to a pilates class. Photogs snapped her coming back. She didn’t seem to notice, or care. She was driving a white Mercedes SL550, which retails for $103,000. She wasn’t fined. The ticket is $350.
BREAKING...but not shocking...Jersey’s Sorrentino in rehab Mike 'The Situation” Sorrentino is in rehab. The Jersey Shore cast member is said to be recuperating from “exhaustion”. His rep revealed he’s been there for several weeks, due to an extensive production and appearance schedule. He was paid $15,000 per appearance.
`Real Housewife' Kim Zolciak expecting baby No. 2
Bravo reality star Kim Zolciak and husband Kroy Biermann are expecting their second child. She stars in "The Real Housewives of Atlanta." He plays for the Atlanta Falcons. They also have a 9 month-old son, KJ. Zolciak is now four months along with baby number two.
Rosie O'Donnell Turns 50 and Parties in Chicago
Oprah Winfrey's cancelation of Rosie O'Donnell's show didn't rain on her 50th birthday bash. She and fiancée Michelle Rounds went to the Paris Club in Chicago Monday night. Among guests: 50 women turning 50. The party was taped & airs on her show tonight at 7.
De Niro apologizes for “white first lady” joke
Actor Robert De Niro has apologized for a joke with racial overtones. At a fundraiser in NY for President Obama's re-election campaign, he said "Do you think our country is ready for a white first lady?" Obama's campaign press secretary called the joke "inappropriate."
The Muppets Honored With Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame
The cultural institution known as The Muppets were honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday. They have remained a global presence with over fifty years in the business. The star coincides with the release of their movie out on Blu-ray and DVD.
Britney Spears Visits ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Season Premiere
“Dancing with the Stars” had a superstar guest in the audience Monday night. Britney Spears and fiancé Jason Trawick were there to support “Camp Rock” star Roshon Fegan. Trawick is a close family friend. Spears said, “He is so cute! And wow can that boy dance!”
Adam Levine may join 'American Horror' cast
Maroon 5 rocker Adam Levine is in negotiations to join the cast of FX's spookfest American Horror Story. It would be his acting debut. He’s also a judge on NBC's The Voice. Producers agreed to shoot the show around Maroon 5's summer tour. Season 2 is this fall.
Shots fired at rapper Tyga's tour bus in Omaha
Police are investigating a shooting in Omaha Monday night after a rowdy concert by rapper Tyga. Heated words were exchanged between members of Tyga's act & audience members. Garbage was thrown on the stage. Shots were fired from a car at the tour bus.
George Michael to re-start tour
George Michael has rescheduled tour dates canceled when he fell ill with pneumonia last year. He will re-start his "Symphonica" tour September 4 in Vienna. He’ll be in Paris September 9 and London's Royal Albert Hall on September 29.
Olivia Wilde Checks Back In to House for Series Finale
Olivia Wilde will reprise her role as Dr. Remy Hadley (13) in the final episode of House. She left the show in October after House fired her. She left with a new girlfriend. She joined the show in 2007, but went part-time to film several movies. The Season 8 finale is May 21.
Tornado-hit Ind. school wins Lady Antebellum show
A southern Indiana high school wrecked by tornadoes won a free concert by Lady Antebellum. Schools across the country entered a YouTube contest. They supported Henryville High School. The band’s post-prom concert is May 16 in nearby Louisville, Ky.
Kristen Stewart Buys A $50,000 piano For Robert Pattinson
Kristen Stewart has bought Robert Pattinson a $50,000 piano…a high-end Steinway Grand. They have been together 3 years. She plays his wife in the Twilight Saga. She said he plays the piano as therapy when he needs to be alone, to think, to get emotional and creative.
Friend Buys Jessica Simpson Dallas Cowboys Baby Book Featuring Ex
Jessica Simpson wasn't thrilled with all the gifts she received at her baby shower Sunday. She received a sports book featuring photos of her ex, Dallas QB Tony Romo...all the way through. The book is designed for young children. For now, she’ll hold onto it.
Dial a Star, talk to a celebrity for cash
There's a website called Dial-A-Star.com, where you can talk to B-list celebrities. Dina Lohan charges $25 a minute, Danielle Staub $18, Angelina from Jersey Shore $15, Nadya Suleman $12 and Michael Lohan $10. “Housewives" Danielle Staub gets the most calls.
Mark Wahlberg To Expand Burger Chain To U.K.
Mark Wahlberg's burger chain is heading to the U.K. He and brothers Donnie and Paul launched Wahlburgers last year in their native Boston. The restaurant has become such a huge success. Mark plans branch out the chain to Britain and Ireland.
On March 15, 1972, "The Godfather," Francis Ford Coppola's epic gangster movie based on the Mario Puzo novel and starring Marlon Brando and Al Pacino, premiered in New York.
Jermaine Jones disqualified from 'American Idol'
Jermaine Jones was indeed booted from "American Idol" last night for arrest warrants back home in New Jersey. The judges could get an extra “save.” The remaining singers performed tunes from their birth years. Heejun Han was last night’s worst performer.
'Wrecking Ball' tops album chart, finally knocks off Adele
Bruce Springsteen's "Wrecking Ball" is No. 1 on the Billboard album chart this week. Coming in at No. 2 is Adele's "21," which spent 23 weeks at the top. The "Now 41" compilation CD is No. 3, Lady Antebellum's "Own the Night" is No. 4 and Coldplay's "Mylo Xyloto" No. 5.
The Bachelor's Courtney Robertson asked to join DWTS
Courtney Robertson, who got engaged to Ben Flajnik on The Bachelor, may be joining DWTS. Producers are courting her to be a last minute addition. The premiere is Monday night. Bachelor contestant Melissa Rycroft replaced injured Nancy O’Dell in season 8.
The stars come out for state dinner at White House
The White House held a state dinner last night for visiting British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife, Samantha. The guest list included 360 names. Included: George Clooney, John Legend, Warren Buffett, Richard Branson, and numerous British actors.
Fiona Apple makes return to spotlight at SXSW
Fiona Apple made her return to the stage Wednesday at the South By Southwest Music Festival. She performed new songs from her upcoming summer album. Videos were quickly fed to the Internet. It’s been seven years since her last album "Extraordinary Machine."
Darren Criss Turns Down X Factor Hosting Job
Glee star Darren Criss has turned down an offer to host The X Factor. He appeared on Broadway in “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” & is filming a movie. He doesn’t have time to do the show. Welshman Steve Jones was ousted after one season.
CBS renews 18 shows for fall
CBS has given a thumbs-up to most of its prime-time series for next season. 18 series got renewals 2 months ahead of the formal May schedule announcement. Still to be decided: Two and a Half Men, Unforgettable, A Gifted Man, the CSI spinoffs, & Rules of Engagement.
Russell Brand -- Arrest Warrant Issued for iPhone Toss
Russell Brand isn't out of the fire for tossing a paparazzo's iPhone -- New Orleans police have issued a warrant for criminal damage to property. He’s accused of grabbing the phone & throwing it thru the window of a law firm Monday. He has offered to pay for damages.
HBO cancels horse racing series 'Luck'
The horseracing series "Luck" was canceled by HBO after a third thoroughbred died during production. "Luck" will air the final two episodes of its first season now in progress. The series won't return for a second season. Animal rights groups welcomed the cancellation.
‘24’ Movie Dead…for now
20th Century Fox has pulled the plug on the 24 movie because of budget and salary issues. The film was set to begin shooting next month. Fox says the movie is “on hold.” 24 went off the air in May 2010. Kiefer Sutherland's new series Touch premieres March 22 on Fox.
Lohan tweets it's a 'lie' that her car grazed man
Lindsay Lohan says she did not graze a man’s knee with her Porsche outside a Hollywood nightclub early Wednesday. She was surrounded by paparazzi as she arrived for a friend’s birthday party. She then drove off. The man was not hurt, & police did not take a report.
'Bodyguard' returning to theaters for one-night encore
The 1992 romantic thriller "The Bodyguard" is headed back to theaters. It starred Whitney Houston & Kevin Costner. The one-night event is to take place at select theaters March 28 in honor of the film's 20th anniversary. The special-edition Blu-ray is out March 27.
Madonna Giving Away Tour Tickets
Madonna is launching a contest to give away the best seats in the house when she goes on tour later this year. Her manager announced on Twitter they will give away 50 tickets for the pit at every U.S. concert. The tweet has a link. Her U.S. tour begins Aug 28 in Philly.
Charlize Theron adopts baby boy named Jackson
Actress Charlize Theron is a mother: she has adopted a child. The baby boy’s name is Jackson. No more details were provided. Theron is from South Africa. This is her first child. She next stars as an evil queen in "Snow White and the Huntsman."
Oprah Chat Will Be Lady Gaga's Last Tv Interview For A While
Lady Gaga is planning to go silent after her interview with Oprah airs this Sunday. Winfrey sat down with the pop superstar and her mother at their family home in New York. She said she doesn't care what the media writes about her-- "I don't read a damn thing."
Mick Fleetwood Blames Stevie Nicks For Tour Trouble
Mick Fleetwood says Fleetwood Mac isn’t touring because Stevie Nicks is still promoting her solo album “In Dreams”. They rehearsed & prepared to go back on the road. Nicks now has tour dates with Rod Stewart. The band can’t go on tour until she’s ready to return.
Kim Kardashian posts topless photo of herself, new ad
Most of us might try some deep breathing or a cup of milk. But Kim Kardashian? She couldn’t sleep Tuesday night…so she posted a nearly nude picture of herself on Twitter. Yesterday, she released a promo shot with her sisters in their Kardashian Kollection lingerie.
Jennie Garth’s ex, Peter Facinelli, returns for Season 4 of 'Nurse Jackie'
Jennie Garth and husband Peter Facinelli broke up this week after 11 years. The couple is denying reports he strayed while in Vancouver during the filming of the final installment of Twilight. He’s back on the Showtime series Nurse Jackie as a doctor. Season 4 starts April 8.
Rolling Stones' 50th anniversary tour pushed back to 2013
The Rolling Stones will not tour to mark their 50th anniversary this year. They’re looking ahead to 2013. Stones insiders say there are concerns about Keith Richards' health. The group is revving up for new studio sessions and a major anniversary documentary.
Marie Osmond's Talk Show To Debut Later This Year
Singer Marie Osmond's much-hyped talk show will debut on the Hallmark Channel later this year. The daytime show, called simply Marie!, will air on weekday afternoons. It will cover lifestyle topics and social issues. Hallmark dropped Martha Stewart after two seasons.
Ford model Courtney Robertson was selected by Bachelor Ben Flajnik. He kneeled down and proposed. She accepted. He gave her a ring. They broke it off around Valentine’s Day. They got back together on “after the final rose” last night. Neither is ready for a commitment.
Jay-Z brings the hype to South By Southwest
Jay-Z needed a police escort to make it from the airport to the South by Southwst Festival in Austin. His show started 40 minutes late. It was streamed online. He peformed to a standing-room-only crowd. Little Wayne, Nas, T.I., and B.o.B. also have shows this week.
Simon, Britney negotiating X Factor terms
Simon Cowell and Britney Spears have reached a tentative deal for the X Factor. Word is, money is not the problem. He wants her for 2 years, she wants an out clause after one year. She hasn’t signed yet. Simon also wants Adele, but has LeAnn Rimes on stand-by.
Is Mike Delfino really dead?
You haven’t seen the last of Mike Delfino. James Denton’s character on Desperate Housewives was killed by Mobsters Sunday. But he’s back this Sunday…in flashbacks as the characters remember him. The series ends with a 2-hour finale on May 13.
Prince Harry Banned From Pubs During Army Training
Prince Harry has been banned from pubs ahead of his deployment to Afghanistan. The party-loving Royal just completed a tour of the Caribbean and Brazil as part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations. He is now set to dedicate his time to his helicopter training.
Katy Perry joins Kids' Choice lineup, Will Smith to host
Katy Perry is to perform live at the 25th annual Kids' Choice Awards show. Will Smith is to preside over the March 31 event at USC's Galen Center in Los Angeles. The ceremony, now in its 25th year, is famous for covering stars in goo as a stunt to delight its young audience.
Jessica Won't Marry While Carrying Baby Weight
Jessica Simpson reportedly won't marry until she loses her baby weight. She is up to 170 pounds. She is expecting a baby girl with fiancé Eric Johnson. She refuses to walk down the aisle until she has regained her figure. She is now at 8 months and due in April.
“Griswolds” Chase, D’Angelo invited to join next “Vacation” sequel
Producers are hoping to bring The Griswolds back in another “Vacation” sequel. The new movie will follow adult son Rusty as he experiences his own family break. Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo are invited back. The original “Vacation” was released in 1983.
Pacific Princess from 'The Love Boat' may be scrapped
The ship known as "The Love Boat" won't be making another run. It has been sold to a Turkish company that may dismantle it. The Pacific Princess was seen on The Love Boat on ABC from 1977 to 1986. It was built in 1971.
Kendra Wilkinson: My 15 Minutes Are Up
Kendra Wilkinson believes her ''15 minutes'' of fame are up. She’s now relegated the family fame to husband Hank Baskett. She insists she is happy to take a back seat. She is teaching 2-year-old son Hank Jr. Spanish to make him bilingual.
Stars Sign Guitars For Charity Auction
Guitars signed by Green Day, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan & Slash are being auctioned for charity. Eddie Van Halen and Maroon 5 have also autographed guitars. The money goes to a California treatment centre for rape victims. A signed Katy Perry doll is also up for grabs.
Smokey Robinson, Tony Bennett Plan Spanish Albums
Smokey Robinson is putting his recent Spanish lessons to good use. He is planning to record his next album entirely in Spanish. He’s also recording a 2012 Christmas album. Tony Bennett recently announced plans to record his next Duets album in Spanish.
Nicki Minaj Working On Book Releases
Rapper Nicki Minaj is planning to conquer the literary world by adding author to her resume. She was asked by a Twitter fan Monday if she'd ever consider becoming an author. She wrote back, “Wrkng (working) on 2 books actually...” She’s also launching a clothing line.
Ricky Martin Hasn't Read His Own Memoir
Ricky Martin hasn't read his own memoir. The revelations in the book bring back painful memories of the secrets he kept hidden from fans for years. The memoir was released over a year ago. He said fans have told him how grateful they are he wrote of his experiences.
Gene Simmons goes into restaurant biz
Gene Simmons has become a partner in a new chain of music-themed Rock & Brews eateries. Rock & Brews will offer quality comfort foods and "hundreds of craft beers to choose from." Large-screen TVs will show concert videos with state of the art sound.
Michael Vick pays off bankrupcy
Michael Vick is a paycheck away from total financial freedom. He filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in July 2008 after the dog-fighting scandal. He's already reduced his outstanding debt to less than $400,000. He earned over $11 million between July and September 2011.
Whitney Houston's daughter: 'She's always with me'
Bobbi Kristina plans to follow in her mother Whitney Houston’s footsteps. She wants to be a singer and actress. She told Oprah Winfrey she feels her mother’s spirit. She credited her family and God for helping her cope since her mother's death on Feb. 11.
Trump fires two on 'Celebrity Apprentice'
Moving the season along, Donald Trump fired 2 people on last night's Celebrity Apprentice. The teams were tasked with introducing the new Buick Verano. The men’s team lost. Trump fired project manager Adam Carolla, and Michael Andretti for not doing enough.
Spears: $10M to judge 'X' Factor an insult
Britney Spears thinks $10 million to judge the "The X Factor" is too low -- she wants $20 million. She has a standing offer to become an in-house performer at a Las Vegas hotel. Paula Abdul was paid just $2.5 million. Christina Aguilera gets $10M to judge "The Voice."
John Mayer cancels tour, takes 'indefinite hiatus'
John Mayer is canceling his upcoming U.S. tour and will take an indefinite hiatus from live performing or singing. The vocal cord trouble he had last year has returned. He will need surgery. He will still release the album Born and Raised on May 22.
Celine Dion health update: Recovery going according to plan
Celine Dion apparently is getting better. She is recovering from a viral illness that infected her right vocal cord. She is able to speak again. Doctors expect her to be fully recovered by mid to late April. She has her next checkup today at UCLA Medical Clinic.
Taylor Swift tops 'Billboard' 2012 money makers list
Taylor Swift is No. 1 again: She tops Billboard's just-released Top 40 Money Makers list for 2012. She earned more than $35.7 million. U2 was second with $32 million. Kenny Chesney, Lady Gaga and Lil Wayne rounded out the top five. Adele took the No. 10 spot.
Coolio arrested on outstanding warrants
Rapper Coolio was arrested when Las Vegas police pulled over a vehicle he was in for a traffic stop. Police found he had 2 outstanding warrants for previous traffic offenses. He was jailed at 2:40 a.m. Friday & released Saturday afternoon with a court date.
Olivier Martinez Confirms Engagement to Halle Berry
French actor Olivier Martinez has confirmed reports he's engaged to Halle Berry. They co-starred together in the 2010 film Dark Tide. Berry has been married twice before, to baseball player David Justice and singer Eric Benét. Daughter Nahla turns 4 this month.
Bruce Springsteen rocks Apollo
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band rocked the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem, N.Y. Friday night. The Boss serenaded a star-studded crowd and paid tribute to 2 missing band members. Springsteen and company launch their upcoming world tour in Atlanta March 18.
Katy Perry Announces 3D Concert Movie
Katy Perry announced via Twitter that her movie "Katy Perry: Part of Me" will be released this summer. The title originates from her latest single that she debuted at the Grammy's. It will be 3-D. She’s already working on material for her next 2 albums.
Pop star KE$HA has fallen victim to internet pranksters after her Twitter blog was hacked on Sunday. The message declared, "Single out in a couple hours…wish I could stay on da beach forever." She deleted it, & told fans she’ll let them know when her next single is ready.
Second Schwarzenegger son hospitalized
The 18-year-old son of Maria Shriver & Arnold Schwarzenegger was injured in a ski accident Saturday in Sun Valley, Idaho. Patrick had to have stitches in his lower back. He posted pictures online. Last year, brother Christopher was in a body boarding accident in Malibu.
Bishop: Rihanna's Behavior Is Wrong
Rihanna's former pastor has condemned her wild lifestyle. Bishop Vibert Lowe preaches at the church in Barbados her family attends. The 64-year-old clergyman said she is publicly displaying a lot of bad habits. He said, “As a young lady she's not setting a good example.”
Jaycee Dugard Appears at First Public Event
Jaycee Dugard attended an awards ceremony Friday night in New York. She was kidnapped at age 11 and held prison for 18 years. She received the Inspiration Award at a United Nations event honoring women for leadership, strength and courage.
Nick Cannon Documenting Medical Crisis
Nick Cannon is documenting his recovery in a new short film. He was diagnosed with acute kidney failure in December. In February, doctors discovered blood clots in his lungs. He is suffering from a rare form of lupus. He hopes the film will help others with the same illness.
Marie Osmond Wets Herself On Stage
Marie Osmond was left red faced during the final night of her concert cruise. She and brother Donny were hosting the March 2 cruise. An audience member asked a question. Marie began laughing, & relieved herself onstage. A stage hand brought her paper towels.
Kanye West And Jay Z's Otis Car Sells For $60,000
The luxury Maybach vehicle Kanye West and Jay Z customized for their Otis video has sold at auction for $60,000. On Thursday, an anonymous bidder scooped up the car for less than half its value in New York. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Save the Children.
Heavy D Estate Issued Tax Lien
Late rapper Heavy D's estate has been hit with a lien over tax debts from 2008 to 2009. Heavy D, real name Dwight Arrington Myers, passed away of a pulmonary embolism in November at age 44. The Franchise Tax Board in California says the estate owes $43,000.
Kris Humphris Never Got Divorce Money
Kris Humphries has never seen any of the money he supposedly made from his wedding to Kim Kardashian. The couple had a joint account together. He believes he’s owed at least $7M. Their pre-nup says he gets nothing. But he could prove the marriage was a fraud.
Usher -- I'm Not Giving My Ex $50,000 to Fight Me in Court
Usher says there is no way he is going to foot the bill so ex-wife Tameka can pay for her legal battle against him. Tameka wants Usher to write a check for $50,000 to cover her costs. They are fighting for custody of their two children. He’s already paid out $25,000.
Susan Lucci back at ABC in new pilot
Susan Lucci fans, take heart -- the woman who made Erica Kane a household name is returning to her old network. She has signed on for a co-starring role in Marc Cherry's upcoming pilot "Devious Maids". She will play one of the maids' employers.
Last night marked American Idol’s 400th episode. Jessica Sanchez performed a perfect “I Will Always Love You” and awed the show's judges. She is 16 & from San Diego. Tonight, the judges will review the audience votes and decide the next person to be eliminated.
Nickelback to perform in Virginia Beach
Nickelback has extended its North American tour with 9 new shows. They’ll be in Va Beach at the Farm Bureau Live Amphitheater July 28. Bush will be the opening act. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. March 17 at the box office or through Ticketmaster.
Whitney Houston leaves everything to her daughter
Whitney Houston left everything to her 19-year-old daughter, Bobbi Kristina. The will was filed in Atlanta yesterday. It was signed Feb 3, 1993. Houston's money will be put in a trust. Her sister-in-law and manager, Patricia Houston, is the administrator of the estate.
Confirmed: 'Jersey Shore's' Snooki is pregnant and engaged
Time to fist-pump for a little guido or guidette-to-be. After weeks of rumors, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi confirms she is 15 weeks pregnant -- and engaged to the father, Jionni LaValle. She learned she was pregnant right after New Year’s. She says she knows they’re both ready.
Wyclef Worried By Latest Haiti Earthquake
Wyclef Jean has reached out to his fans in Haiti after a 4.6-magnitude earthquake hit the nation on Wednesday. The Fugees star’s Yele Haiti foundation helps survivors of the devastating 2010 quake. Wednesday’s quake was close to the capital Port-au-Prince.
MTV Developing a Late-Night Hip-Hop Show
MTV is developing a rap-focused weekly, late-night talk and performance show called "MTV's Hip-Hop POV (Point of View)." The show will feature news and interviews. Each episode will end with an "intimate performance." It premieres Wednesday, April 11th at Midnight.
'21' tops U.S. album chart again
Adele's "21" is No. 1 on the U.S. album chart for a 23rd week. Coming in at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 is Whitney Houston's "Greatest Hits," followed by Kid Cudi's "WZRD" at No. 3, the "Now 41" compilation CD at No. 4 and "The Bodyguard" soundtrack at No. 5.
Adam Levine Launching First Fragrance
Singer Adam Levine is the latest pop star to launch his own fragrance. The Maroon 5 frontman's first scent, “222 by Adam Levine”, is scheduled to hit department stores in May of 2013. He’ll be next to Britney Spears, Selena Gomez, Fergie and Justin Bieber.
Jimmy Buffett one step closer to Vegas casino license
Jimmy Buffett is one step closer to sharing in the gambling revenue earned by his Margaritaville casino in Las Vegas. The Nevada Gaming Control Board is recommending his holding company be approved for a gambling license. A final hearing is set later this month.
NBC squeezes 'Voice' to make room for 'Talent'
The Voice will wrap up its second season on May 8, giving summer series America's Got Talent a chance to get a head start. The Voice begins 6 weeks of live performance shows on April 2. The 2-hour season finale is May 8. AGT returns May 14 against DWTS.
Bob Barker Building will be PETA's West Coast hub
For decades, Bob Barker urged "Price Is Right" viewers to spay or neuter their pets. After he retired from the show, he donated $2.5 million to renovate a Los Angeles building. The west coast headquarters of PETA today will be opened and named the Bob Barker Building.
Rihanna Demands A Bed On Set
Rihanna insists on having a bed on set so she can catch up with her sleep during video shoots. She parties hard all night, but shows up to the shoots on time. She naps between takes. Her other request is that there's no bananas around because she hates them.
Rihanna and Chris Brown's Girlfriend Are Fighting Over Him
Rihanna is in an online battle of words with Chris Brown’s current girlfriend, Vietnamese model Karrueche Tran. Rihanna Tweeted a picture of a package of rice cakes wearing earrings and sunglasses. Tran called Rihanna ‘Jennifer Aniston’ and said she has “Brad.”
Drew Barrymore Converting To Judaism
Drew Barrymore is said to be converting to Judaism for her fiancé, Will Kopelman. She is expecting their first baby. She’s taking classes on converting. The couple plans to wed in an ''intimate'' Jewish ceremony in the next few months, before the baby arrives.
Uma Thurman 'Expecting A Baby Girl'
First Jessica Simpson, now Uma Thurman is expecting a baby girl. She already has a daughter, Maya, age 13, and son Levon, age 10, from her previous marriage to Ethan Hawke. She's due in late summer. The father is businessman boyfriend Arpad Busson.
Kelly Clarkson Reveals Secret Boyfriend
Singer Kelly Clarkson has revealed she has a secret boyfriend. She told a Toronto radio station she has been seeing a man for some time. She said “nobody's asked me flat out if I have a boyfriend.” He prefers not to share her public attention.
Antonio Banderas' Wallet Stolen In Hungary
Antonio Banderas had his wallet stolen Sunday after he arrived in Hungary. He was mobbed by fans at the airport. He quickly made his way to a waiting limousine. Local police believe pickpockets used the crowd chaos as cover to target Banderas and other victims.
Reese Witherspoon Launching Her Own Production Company
Actress Reese Witherspoon is launching a new production company. The recently married Oscar winner says she’s eager to step behind the camera. She is teaming up with a friend, producer Bruna Papandrea, to create a new firm to showcase the talents of women.
The 3 surviving Monkees aren't planning to attend Davy Jones' funeral this week. It would likely bring too much unwanted attention to his family. He is to be cremated. They will attend a memorial in NY, L.A. or his native England. Jones died last Wednesday at age 66.
Who's favored to win 'American Idol'
Vegas oddsmakers have released their educated guesses as to who has the best chance of winning “American Idol.” Their top picks: Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez, or Hollie Cavanagh. Least favored to win: Jeremy Rosado and Jermaine Jones.
Tebow: “I’m not going on 'The Bachelor'”
Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow said via Twitter Tuesday he has no plans to try to find a mate on "The Bachelor." He jokingly told host Chris Harrison he would, but wanted to focus on football next season. The show is keeping the invitation open anyway. ($$$$$)
Schwarzenegger: 'Divorce Is Still On'
Arnold Schwarzenegger has brushed off rumors of a reconciliation with estranged wife Maria Shriver. He said they are still in the process of divorcing. The couple split in May of last year, but have reunited for family events. They have 4 children.
Tina Fey was to be in Lindsay’s SNL monologue
Tina Fey had to bow out of Lindsay Lohan’s SNL monologue last Saturday night. Both of her children got sick. Instead, she called Jimmy Fallon, who brought along Jon Hamm. The monologue was quickly re-written. Lindsay was the lead in Fey’s 2004 comedy Mean Girls.
Rosie O'Donnell Relocating Her OWN Show from Chicago to New York
The Rosie Show is moving from Chicago to New York City. Rosie O'Donnell now believes it was a mistake taking over Oprah’s former studio. It was difficult to get guests to fly to Chicago. Rosie’s original daytime talk show was based out of Rockefeller Center.
Shonda Rhimes: 'Heigl Won't Be Returning To Grey's Anatomy'
Grey's Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes has dashed Katherine Heigl's dream of returning. She played Dr. Izzie Stevens for six years. She quit after adopting daughter Naleigh in late 2009. Rhimes says the rest of the show has been scripted, & Heigle isn’t in it at all.
Tila Tequila hospitalized for brain aneurysm
Tila Tequila suffered a near-fatal brain aneurysm that left her hospitalized last week. Paramedics responded to an "attempted suicide" call placed by her male roommate. She overdosed on pills. She was released from the hospital Monday and is home recovering.
Kurt Cobain's Old Melvins Van Up For Auction
A 1972 van driven by late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain is for sale on eBay for $150,000. He used it to drive his heroes The Melvins from gig to gig. The mother of one of the group’s members gave it to a fan, who kept it 20 years. It has a Kiss mural drawn by Cobain.
Jewel And Jay Sean Back Hunger Campaign
Jewel, rapper Jay Sean and Owl City have recorded a special song to support a hunger charity. They each recorded a version of “Here’s Hope” to benefit the Child Hunger Ends Here program. ConAgra Foods will donate 5M meals to the Feeding America organization.
David Arquette Splits From Girlfriend
David Arquette is single again after splitting from girlfriend Christina McLarty. They began dating last summer following his separation from wife Courteney Cox in October, 2010. He wrote on Twitter, "Sadly I'm single again. A long distance relationship proved too difficult."
Incarcerated Wesley Snipes Planning Comeback Upon Release
Spike Lee says friend Wesley Snipes is "in great shape" in jail and is plotting his comeback. He’s serving a 3-year sentence for neglecting to file income tax returns. Lee visited him on Monday. They discussed a future project. Snipes maintains he was duped by tax advisors.
Kim Kardashian's Former Sister-In-Law Lands Big Modelling Deal
Kim Kardashian's sister-in-law of 72 days has signed up to become a top plus-size model. Kaela Humphries, who is 29, has become a new face at top agency Ford Models. She is Kris Humphries' sister. She previously was signed to Wilhemina Models in L.A.
Kanye West Upsets Britain's Royal Family With Loud Music
Rapper Kanye West upset members of Britain's Royal Family by playing loud music in his hotel room. He rented the top floor of the Lanesborough Hotel next door to Buckingham Palace. Members of the Royal Family were below. Kanye was working on new music.
Justin Bieber's mom penning memoir
Pattie Mallette, mother of Canadian pop star Justin Bieber, is writing a memoir. The book is slated for release Sept. 18. It includes details about trauma, abuse & addiction that affected her early childhood and young-adult years. A portion of the proceeds will go to charity.
Fantasio Barrino's baby father pursuing estranged wife
Fantasia Barrino's boyfriend Antwaun Cook is trying to reconcile with estranged wife Paula. They were seen together in a Charlotte club last weekend. Fantasia was nowhere around. Antwaun is the father of Fantasia’s baby Dallas. Fantasia & Antwaun began dating in 2010.
BIG ratings ahead: Tim Tebow says yes to 'Bachelor'…but wait a while
Bachelor host Chris Harrison has confirmed Tim Tebow has accepted an offer to take a turn as The Bachelor. Tim likes the idea, but not this year. He’s committed to next season as QB for the Denver Broncos. He won’t have to ask again: the show is ready when he is.
La Toya: 'Jermaine & Whitney Had An Affair'
La Toya Jackson has confirmed her brother Jermaine briefly romanced Whitney Houston when she was starting out as a singer. Jermaine and Houston worked together in the studio in the mid-1980s. He was married at the time. La Toya was on The View Monday.
Vanessa Minnillo, now Lachey, is pregnant
Vanessa Lachey, formerly Minnillo, is pregnant. Her husband, singer Nick Lachey, made the announcement on "Live! with Kelly" Monday. He was co-host. She is due to deliver late summer or early fall. The couple married last July after dating for several years.
Elizabeth Berkley also pregnant
Elizabeth Berkley debuted her baby bump in L.A. Monday. She is married to artist Greg Lauren. It’s their first child. She is 39. The baby is due this summer. She is best known for Saved By the Bell, alongside Mario Lopez. She was also in the cult classic “Showgirls.”
Impersonator Steve Bridges dead at 48, was a Tonight Show favorite
You knew him well, but you probably didn’t know his name. Character impersonator Steve Bridges has died at age 48 of natural causes. He impersonated George Bush, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, and Arnold Schwarzenegger. He was frequently seen on The Tonight Show.
Demi Moore touches down in L.A. after Caribbean trip
Well, that was quick. Demi Moore is back. She snuck back into L.A. late Sunday night on a private plane. She spent a few days vacationing in the Turks and Caicos Islands after rehab in Utah. She went through customs in Ft. Lauderdale before continuing on to California.
Snooki Steps Out with Apparent Engagement Ring
Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi is engaged to boyfriend Jionni LaValle. She was photographed Monday wearing a large ring. She and Jenni "JWoww" Farley were filming their spinoff in Jersey City. Snooki eventually removed the flashy ring as the day of shooting progressed.
Justin Bieber Buys $10.8M mansion that Ashton Kutcher has been renting
Justin Bieber has splashed out on a $10.8 million mansion in the Hollywood Hills. He turned 18 last Thursday. The lavish home overlooks Lake Hollywood. He will share it with girlfriend Selena Gomez. Ashton Kutcher has been renting the place for $50,000 a month.
Susan Boyle: Madonna Wouldn't Let Me Use Her Song
Madonna reportedly refused to allow Susan Boyle to use one of her songs in a musical. Susan wanted to feature Madonna’s hit 'You'll See' in the forthcoming show about her rise to fame, titled 'I Dreamed A Dream'. Producers were not able to secure permission.
Bobbi Kristina Turns 19
Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina marked her 19th birthday Sunday. She is said to be bonding with her maternal grandmother, gospel singer Cissy Houston. Cissy has a team of people helping her through the ordeal of losing her mother last month.
Kim Kardashian And Kris Humphries At War Over Wedding Gifts
Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries are reportedly at war over unreturned wedding gifts. Kim wants to keep the gifts and donate twice the value of the items to charity. Kris believes they should all be returned. The terms of the split are to be worked out in court.
Pink Readying First Album In Four Years
New mom Pink is preparing to release her first album in four years. She gave birth to daughter Willow last June. She has posted a photo of her newly-dyed pink hair on Twitter, and revealed she's working on the follow up to 2008's Funhouse.
Lady Gaga Lands 20 Million Twitter Followers
Lady Gaga has set a new record, becoming the first person to land 20 million followers on Twitter. Justin Bieber is Gaga's nearest rival with 18.1 million online fans. Katy Perry has 15.7 million followers, Shakira boasts 14.5 million. Britney Spears has 13.6 million.
Lady Gaga's Ex Tells All About Bad Romance
Lady Gaga's ex-boyfriend Luc Carl has opened up about their bad romance in a new memoir. He accepts the blame for their breakup. The more popular she got, the more he drank. He says she was right to leave him. They started dating in 2005 & split 3 years later.
Bruno Mars Uses Margarine Recipe For Hair
Bruno Mars puts margarine in his hair. The 26-year-old singer is renowned for his impressive quiffed hair. He says, ''I call my hairstyle the Wamp and Stomp. I can't give you exact measures but it's a lot of margarine, natural fruit juices and berries. It stays in place.”
Mila Kunis: No One Ever Asks Me Out
Mila Kunis claims she never gets asked out on dates. She split from Macaulay Culkin in 2011 after 8 years of dating. Her career has been so busy she’s had little time for social interaction. She now prefers to stay home, drink wine, and watch her television.
Remembering John Belushi 30 years later
Character actor John Belushi dead 30 years ago yesterday, on March 5, 1982. He overdosed on a "speedball" of cocaine and heroin. He was in the first-ever sketch on SNL in 1975. He was also “Bluto” in Animal House, and sang Soul Man with Dan Akroyd as a Blues Bother.
Dr. Seuss' The Lorax - features the voices of Danny DeVito, Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Betty White, and Ed Helms. Rated PG.
Project X – stars Oliver Cooper, Jonathan Brown, Alexis Knapp, & Rick Shapiro. Rated R.
Being Flynn (Limited) – stars Robert De Niro, Paul Dano & Julianne Moore. Rated R.
'American Idol' announces 13 finalists
"American Idol" is down to the top 13 singers. The finalists will return to the stage next Wednesday for the first round of season 11's finals. The male singers will perform Stevie Wonder songs, while the female contestants will pay tribute to the late Whitney Houston.
Happy Birthday Jon Bon Jovi, turning 50 today
Jon Bon Jovi has hit his 50s - the rock superstar is celebrating his half century today. He was born in New Jersey in 1962. He is a singer, movie actor and a top humanitarian. In 2006, he made a $1M donation to build homes in Louisiana, a year after Hurricane Katrina.
Demi Moore Leaves Rehab
Demi Moore has reportedly left rehab. The family never said where she was, but tabloids tracked her to Utah's Cirque Lodge facility. She was being treated for an eating disorder and addiction issues. She was hospitalized in January. She’s now recovering on a “vacation.”
Mariah Carey Christens Disney Cruise Ship
The Disney Fantasy, the 4th ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet, was christened Thursday in NY. Mariah Carey led the audience in a countdown to the christening. Guests were showered with confetti and streamers. The Disney Fantasy begins sailing on March 31.
Simon Cowell 'Definitely' In X Factor Talks With Britney
Simon Cowell is talking to Britney Spears about being a judge on the U.S. 'X Factor'. The news was confirmed by Britain’s X Factor judge Louis Walsh on a British talk show. Meanwhile, Janet Jackson has ruled herself out, due to movie and tour commitments.
Justin Bieber gets $100,000 hybrid car for 18th birthday
Car collector Justin Bieber got a new toy for his 18th birthday Thursday: his manager Scooter Braun surprised him with a hybrid luxury sports sedan, a Fisker Karma. Bieber also announced on Ellen his new single, called “Boyfriend,” is out March 26.
Autopsy: Singer Davy Jones died of heart attack
An autopsy confirms that Davy Jones, star of 1960s band The Monkees, died of a heart attack. Authorities completed their examination Thursday morning. He was 66. There was no sign anything else was to blame. Funeral arrangements have not yet been made.
David Cassidy Planning Davy Jones Tribute Show
Former teen idol David Cassidy and Davy Jones were to co-headline a show in Miami next month. Cassidy says he’s going on with the show, as a tribute to his friend. Cassidy was the lead singer of The Partridge Family in the 1970s, just after The Monkees went off TV.
Brady Bunch' star Maureen McCormick reacts to Jones’ death
"Brady Bunch" star Maureen McCormick talked about the passing of Davy Jones: “He filled our lives with happiness, music, and joy. He will live on in our hearts forever. May he rest in peace." Jones was a guest on the Brady Bunch, kissing Marsha & singing at her prom.
Funeral home denies role in Houston casket photo
The owner of the Newark funeral home that handled Whitney Houston’s funeral knows who took the picture of her in her casket. She says it wasn’t anyone on her staff. It was taken the day before the funeral. She says it’s up to the Houston family to reveal the betrayal.
Limp Bizkit To Release New Track With Lil Wayne Next Week
Rockers Limp Bizkit are wasting no time in making the most of their new deal with Cash Money Records. They’re releasing a new single with the label's biggest act, Lil Wayne, next week. The collaboration, “Ready To Go,” will be the group's first release on the label.
Mel Gibson Completes Anger Management Course
Mel Gibson has completed his court-ordered anger management course. He has also undergone extra therapy sessions. He will be officially released from probation if he stays out of trouble the next 2 years. He admitted to slapping ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva.
Katy Perry's Philippines Concert Delayed After Bomb Scare
Katy Perry was evacuated from her January concert in the Philippines after a terrifying bomb scare. Security dogs zeroed in on a backpack. Perry was rushed to safety. The backpack contained chicken. The concert in Manila was the last of Perry's 124-date trek.
Harris Threatened With Fine After Baby Daughter Spotted In Casino
Neil Patrick Harris and partner David Burtka took their 17-month-old twins to Las Vegas. While in a casino, Harper started playing with a slot machine. Security threatened to arrest Burtka and fine the pair $10,000. They were let go with a strongly-worded warning.
Winehouse Family Funding Stage School Scholarship
The Amy Winehouse Foundation is offering a teenager financial backing to train at Britain's revered Sylvia Young Theatre School. Amy started her career by attending the school. Her father Mitch said, "It will keep Amy's name alive in the best possible way."
Nicole Kidman, Naomi Watts & Mars Brush Their Teeth For Sesame Street Video
Nicole Kidman, Naomi Watts and R&B star Bruno Mars are encouraging children to regularly brush their teeth. They appear in a new musical health initiative for Sesame Street. The video is aimed at motivating kids ages two to five to adopt good dental habits.
Lindsay Lohan hosts SNL tomorrow night, Jack White is musical guest.
Singer Davy Jones of The Monkees dies in Fla at 66
Davy Jones of the 1960s group The Monkees died Wednesday of a heart attack on his Fla ranch. He was 66. He was born in Manchester, England. The Monkees was created for NBC & modeled after The Beatles. Jones’ hit, “I’m A Believer,” was written by Neil Diamond.
Monkees responsible for launching the music video
Aging fans of the Monkees will remember that each show contained their own music video, the first TV show to incorporate the new medium. The creators of MTV remembered that, and designed a cable network to play music videos. MTV launched on August 1, 1981.
Pair of 'Idol' semifinalists perform same song
There wasn't only one performance of Adele's "One and Only" on "American Idol" last night. Elise Testone and Jen Hirsh both tackled the same jazzy Adele tune. The judges liked both. The top 13 finalists will be revealed tonight.
NY Post: Snookie 3 months pregnant, despite denials
Jersey Shore's Nicole Polizzi (aka Snooki) is pregnant. The New York Post revealed she is expecting her first child. The father is reportedly her boyfriend Jionni LaValle. The Post said she signed a deal with US Weekly to break the news officially to the public.
Lady Gaga at Harvard, launches youth foundation
Lady Gaga on Wednesday launched her new foundation at Harvard University. The Born This Way Foundation will be chaired by her mother, Cynthia. She urged students to go back to their communities & do "simple acts of kindness" to help foster acceptance and individuality.
Justin Bieber Turns 18
Happy birthday, Justin Bieber - the YouTube wonderkid turns 18 years old today (March 1). He’s worth an estimated $85 million. He owns a collection of cars including a Ferrari, a Batmobile-inspired Cadillac and a Lamborghini. He’s also a big fan of tattoos & has several.
Ja Rule Calls Radio Station From Prison On His Birthday
Jailed rapper Ja Rule celebrated his 36th birthday Wednesday by calling into a New York radio station. He said every day is "like Groundhog Day…it's the same day over and over again." He has packed on 25 pounds of muscle in the jail gym. He also gets food packages.
Rihanna's $23,000 Haircut
Rihanna paid $23,000 for an emergency haircut after hers was ruined in a sauna. She flew her stylist first class to London from Los Angeles to fix her matted tresses. She was pictured in London wearing a black cap in an apparent bid to hide the disaster.
Katy Perry Didn't Write 'Part Of Me' About Russell Brand
Katy Perry did not write 'Part of Me' about Russell Brand. Fans assumed the song was about her divorce from the 'Arthur' star. She wrote the track 2 years before Brand filed for divorce. She says that in a weird way, her life plays out in her songs after she writes them.
Eddie Murphy still wants to host the Oscars one day
Eddie Murphy says don’t count him out of never hosting the Oscars. He stepped down this year after friend and producer Brett Ratner bowed out. Billy Crystal stepped in. Eddie liked Billy’s hosting duties. He says if the show ever gets hipper and faster, he wants back in.
Eddie Murphy and Toni Braxton dating
Actor Eddie Murphy & singer Toni Braxton have reportedly been dating for about 4 months. Her publicist says they are “just friends” & fans of each other’s work. Murphy has 8 children from previous relationships. Braxton was married to musician Keri Lewis from 2001 to 2009.
Witherspoon, Diaz, and Paltrow Team Up for New Movie
Reese Witherspoon, Cameron Diaz and Gwyneth Paltrow have signed to star in Glee creator Ryan Murphy’s next film: “One Hit Wonder.” They play aging singers who get together to form a pop super-group. Beyonce and Andy Samberg will also make appearances.
Bristol Palin to star in Lifetime 'docuseries'
Bristol Palin will soon be starring in her own reality show. Lifetime has picked up “Bristol Palin: Life's a Tripp”, giving us a glimpse at her life as a young, single mother. She was working on a different reality show, but BIO decided not to move forward with it.
Arnold & Maria go furniture shopping
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver hit up The Ivy in Santa Monica for a lunch date Tuesday. After the meal, they walked over to a nearby furniture store. She was driving the car they left in. They have been spending more time together in recent weeks.
Whitney Houston Makes History with 3 albums in top 10
Whitney Houston has become the first female artist to land three albums in the U.S. top 10 in the same week. Greatest Hits, The Bodyguard soundtrack and the album Whitney Houston are all in the top 10. In total, Houston sold 320,000 albums this past week.
Bernie Mac now has his own street
The City of Chicago has named a 1-block section of West 69th street Bernie Mac Street. The area in Englewood is near where Bernie grew up and attended school. Mac’s widow Rhonda, his daughter Je’Niece, and Jesse Jackson were among the 200 to attend the dedication.
Michael Jordan Lists $29M Chicago Mansion
Michael Jordan has placed his long-time Chicago mansion on the market for $29 million. It comes with nine bedrooms, 15 full baths, four half baths and five fireplaces. There's also an attached indoor b-ball complex. Three climate-controlled garages hold 15 cars.