Michael Jackson's estate has limited some relatives' access in the wake of a family feud. An approved guest list was requested by an attorney for TJ Jackson, co-guardian of Michael’s children. TJ will manage the estate, while Katherine will focus on raising the children.
Bret Michaels Calls Off Engagement to girlfriend of 16 years
Bret Michaels has called off his engagement. He and longtime girlfriend Kristi Gibson have ended their relationship. They have 2 daughters, ages 12 and 7. They were engaged in Dec 2010 at the end of his reality show. He is also planning a biopic of his life.
Pitbull Given Warm Welcome At Alaska Gig
Rapper Pitbull kept his promise. He arrived in Kodiak, Alaska Monday to fulfill an agreement with Facebook and Walmart. Pranksters hijacked the promotion & sent him there. He was greeted warmly & given bear repellent. He uploaded a photo holding a local baby on Twitter.
Paul McCartney’s Olympic Opening Ceremony Paycheck Revealed
Paul McCartney and other star performers who took part in Friday’s Olympic opening ceremony were paid…$1.57. The nominal fee was offered to make the Olympics contracts binding. The extravaganza featured British music that spanned generations.
Former 'Idol' Kimberley Locke wants judge's chair
Kimberley Locke wants to fill that vacant judge's chair on American Idol. She was a season 2 finalist, and believes a former contestant can bring renewed interest. She says she would be brutally honest. Adam Lambert has also indicated his interest in being an Idol judge.
Eminem Is First To Reach 60 Million Facebook Followers
Rapper Eminem has become the first person to reach 60 million 'friends' on Facebook. He passed the milestone on Monday. Rihanna is not far behind, with 59,381,829 'likes.' Eminem is still only the fourth most popular entertainer on YouTube with 2 billion views.
Elizabeth Berkley gives birth to a son
Elizabeth Berkley announced via Twitter she has given birth to her first child, a son named Sky Cole Lauren. The baby was born July 20. Berkley married actor and painter Greg Lauren in November 2003. Lauren is the nephew of designer Ralph Lauren.
SNL’s Bill Hader welcomes a baby girl
Saturday Night Live regular Bill Hader and his filmmaker wife, Maggie, welcomed baby girl Harper on Saturday. She joins big sis Hannah Kathryn, age 2. Hader was nominated for an Emmy for supporting actor in a comedy series.
Sheryl Crow granted temporary restraining order
A judge has granted Sheryl Crow a temporary restraining order against a man threatening to shoot her. 45-year-old Phillip Gordon Sparks had been posting delusional statements about her online. A hearing on a 3-year protective order is Aug. 14 in Santa Monica.
Kristen Stewart Films Could Be Boycotted
Robert Pattinson fans are expected to boycott future films starring Kristen Stewart. She recently admitted she cheated with her married 'Snow White And The Huntsman' director Rupert Sanders. Robert’s fans also feel insulted, and don’t care about her career.
Lindsay Lohan: The Bizarre Sex Scene Demand
Lindsay Lohan was hesitant to shoot a steamy scene for her new movie "The Canyons." The scene required her to go topless. She asked the 10-man crew on the set to strip to their boxers. They did. They shot the scene in their underwear. All went off without a hitch.
Angelina Jolie Wants A Role In 50 Shades Of Grey
Angelina Jolie wants to play Anastasia Steele in the movie adaptation of 'Fifty Shades of Grey'. The book is about a virgin seduced by the charms of a man named Christian Grey. Other stars in line for the role are Emma Watson, Katie Cassidy & Scarlett Johansson.
Katy Perry Has Hired A Cat Shrink
Katy Perry has hired a cat shrink to work on her pets' bad behavior. They've been disappearing for hours and aren't responding to her like they normally do. Her home in Hollywood is getting a huge makeover. The cat whisperer will try to calm them down.
Jay Z To Produce Basketball Video Game
Rapper Jay Z will produce a new basketball video game. NBA 2k13 (National Basketball Association 2013) is set to hit shelves October 2. He is co-owner of the Brooklyn Nets basketball team.
'Back to the Future' star Norman Alden dies
Character actor Norman Alden has died of natural causes at an assisted living facility in Los Angeles. He appeared in many TV shows, commercials and films. He was 87. He was Lou the diner owner in “Back to the Future,” who employed the town’s future mayor.
George Clooney films Mercedes commercial
George Clooney spent Monday on a hydroplane, driving a speedboat, and driving a top of the line Mercedes in Italy. It was all for a commercial in that country. He is selling his 2008 Tesla Signature 100 Roadster to benefit relief work in the Sudan.
Josh Groban Helping To Create New Wine
Josh Groban is venturing into the wine business. He has signed on to help experts at Napa Valley's Robert Mondavi Winery in California create a new wine. It will be released to coincide with his new album next year.
Kirk and Anne Douglas give $20 million to Hollywood non-profit
Film legend Kirk Douglas and his wife, Anne, will donate $20 million to the Motion Picture and Television Fund's capital campaign. It will be used for the care of Alzheimer's and dementia patients. The campaign’s goal is to raise $350 million over 3 years.
A judge has appointed the son of Tito Jackson to serve as temporary guardian of Michael Jackson's 3 children. The court is concerned about a family feud over control of his estate - the estate that is worth $500 MILLION DOLLARS!!! WOWZER! And they say money buys happiness?! Well - "TJ" Jackson will be temporary guardian pending a review of Katherine Jackson’s health.
Lindsay Lohan Involved In Another Car Crash
TAKE AWAY HER DRIVERS LICENSE!!! For real. Lindsay Lohan has been involved in ANOTHER car accident. After a shopping trip in Beverly Hills, she tapped the back of a Mustang stopped at a light. Yes - she hit a PARKED car. COME ON LILO! Damage was minor. She & a male passenger were trying to escape paparazzi. She was driving her black Porsche. Take away her keys!!!
Stewart's affair unlikely to harm `Twilight' take
"Twilight" star Kristen Stewart has publicly apologized for cheating on boyfriend & co-star Robert Pattinson. BUSTED!! She claims she had a brief fling with her "Snow White and the Huntsman" director Rupert Sanders.They were caught making out last Tuesday in her Mini Cooper. He is married with 2 kids. YIKES! This reads like a bad Lifetime movie. Right?! I say DUMP HER RPats!
Bieber paparazzo faces criminal charges in pursuit
A paparazzo photographer faces criminal charges for a high-speed chase of Justin Bieber July 6. Remember that car chase?! And the 911 cal? Wll that paparazzi - 30-year-old Paul Raef - has been charged with reckless driving. Bieber was given a speeding ticket. Photographers often break rules at any cost to get high-dollar pictures.
Jenna Jameson pleads not guilty to DUI charges
Former adult film star Jenna Jameson has pleaded not guilty to DUI. She was arrested May 25 after her Range Rover struck a utility pole in Westminster, Calif., resulting in minor injuries. Her blood-alcohol was above the state legal limit. Also, her license was suspended.
Stewart, Colbert re-up at Comedy Central
Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert will remain at their Comedy Central desks well after the Nov election. Both signed two-year contract extensions to host The Daily Show and The Colbert Report. Stewart claims the biggest young-adult audience in late night.
Gangster Squad Won't Hit Theaters Until January Due To Colorado Shootings
Warner Bros. is delaying the release of the movie “Gangster Squad” to January. It stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. It included a scene depicting a shoot out in a movie theater. Some scenes are being re-shot. It’s now scheduled for release January 11.
No autopsy for 'The Jeffersons' star Sherman Hemsley
No autopsy will be done on "The Jeffersons" lead actor Sherman Hemsley. His medical history indicates he died of natural causes at age 74. Hemsley was found dead Tuesday at his house in El Paso, Texas. "The Jeffersons" ran on CBS from 1975 to 1985.
Trace Adkins Volunteers At Homeless Project
Trace Adkins helped renovate a homeless centre in Charlotte, North Carolina. He volunteered at the Urban Ministry Center, which assists those without shelter. His own home was ravaged by fire last June. His family is moving ahead with plans to build a new house.
Alicia Keys Wants Fan Photos For New Video
Alicia Keys is urging fans to send her their favorite inspirational photos for inclusion in her latest video. She is filming her track New Day and wants fans to be involved with the project. Fans can send post on Instagram, and the best will make it into her video.
Charlie Sheen Dreams Of Baseball Scouting Career
Charlie Sheen would like to take a break from acting to become a baseball scout. He plans to take a break after new sitcom Anger Management runs its course. He told an entertainment magazine, "I’m tired of waking up having to worry about TV ratings."
Beyonce's Team Wipe Studio After Every Use
Beyonce's team goes to extreme lengths to make sure no-one leaks her music. Only authorized personnel are allowed in the studio. After recording, the tracks are saved and the computers wiped clean. If a song is leaked, the studio could face a breach of contract.
TV’s worst-kept secret is now a fact: Mariah Carey is a new judge on "American Idol." YES YES YES! I think she will be amazing. She's like Paula Abdul 2.0 HA! The show returns for season 12 in January. She’ll be paid a record $18M for 1 year! The search continues for a third judge with similar star power...so please don't select Miley Cyrus as a judge. UGH!
'Idol': Family, friends may nominate contestants
And speaking of that little TV show called American Idol, hopefuls will have new ways to try out without going to the mass auditions. Idol is going VIRAL! I love this new idea...Family and friends can nominate a potential contestant by submitting videos!
No arrests after fight at Katherine Jackson's home
Los Angeles sheriff’s deputies were called to Katherine Jackson's home Monday afternoon. Katherine Jackson = Michael Jackson's momma. Apparently - there was a physical altercation between 2 people. They would not say who was involved. The Jackson Family is fighting over $500 MILLION! I'd definitely throw a fist for some of that cash. HA HA! I kid...I kid.
3 Doors Down bassist Todd Harrell arrested on DUI charge
3 Doors Down's Todd Harrell could soon be standing in front of a door to a courthouse. This is NO BUENO!! The 40-year-old bassist for the band was arrested for DUI last Thursday. He went through a stop sign and crashed into a pickup truck in southern Mississippi. YIKES!! He’s free on a $1,000 bond.
Chris Brown Joins Rihanna On Yacht Break
Chris Brown rented a large yacht in the South of France to be near Rihanna. SERIOUSLY!!?? This is a story I am cutting short. Not gonna report on this one. Clearly she did not learn her lesson.
Actor Nick Stahl no longer missing
Actor Nick Stahl has turned up again after going missing last month for a second time. He played John Connor in Terminator 3. His wife says he’s again dealing with drug and alcohol addiction problems. He is attending AA meetings, and is not living at home.
Can you believe that it was...A year ago today: Singer Amy Winehouse was found dead in her London home from accidental alcohol poisoning. She was 27.
'Dark Knight Rises' reportedly earns $160 million
"The Dark Knight Rises" took in an estimated $160 million over the weekend. Movie studios withheld revenue reports in respect to the Friday shootings in Colorado. Weekend tallies will be released today. “Dark Knight” took in $70 million from nine of 17 other countries.
Batman ads pulled from TV, trailers edit out guns
Television networks have pulled ads for Batman because they felt it was inappropriate to run them alongside news reports of the Colorado theater shootings. Warner Bros. gave orders to edit all Batman trailers to remove images and references to guns.
'Twilight,' Swift add to Teen Choice Awards hauls
"The Twilight Saga" has won 41 Teen Choice Awards since 2008, including 2 last night. Taylor Swift picked up her 20th trophy - the most ever won by a female artist. She and Justin Bieber both won 5 awards. 134 million votes were cast for the 14th annual awards.
Spoiler: Bachelorette Emily Selects Jeff
If you missed the 3-HOUR finale last night, bachelorette Emily selected Jeff. He proposed, she said yes. They're going on a humanitarian trip to Africa with his company to build wells. Jeff is moving to Charlotte, where she lives. Tonight: Bachelor Pad, Season 3.
Usher's stepson dies 2 weeks after lake accident
The stepson of Usher has died, two weeks after he was critically injured in a boating accident on an Atlanta lake. Willie A. Watkins funeral home in Atlanta is handling funeral arrangements for 11-year-old Kile Glover. He was a son of Usher's ex-wife Tameka Foster.
Katherine Jackson is safe, with family
Katherine Jackson is safe and with a family member in Arizona. She was reported missing Saturday by Paris Jackson, who hadn’t seen her in a week. Katherine is with her daughter Rebbie in Arizona. She is following a doctor's orders to "de-stress."
'Idol' winner Lee DeWyze marries
"American Idol" winner Lee DeWyze and actress Jonna Walsh were married Saturday in Camarillo, Calif. The couple exchanged vows before about 100 guests in a vintage event. They will honeymoon in Bali. They met in Oct 2010 shooting his "Sweet Serendipity" video.
Tom Cruise To Buy New York Home
Tom Cruise is set to buy a new home in NYC so he can spend more time with daughter Suri. Estranged wife Katie relocated to 'The Big Apple' following her decision to divorce Tom. Tom kept the former couple's home in Beverly Hills. His two older children still live there.
Octomom off welfare
"Octomom" Nadya Suleman has earned enough money from stripping to go off welfare. Suleman went on welfare in March, a decision that resulted in death threats. With the money she's earned from various jobs, she did not have to renew her welfare in June.
Lady Gaga takes boyfriend Taylor Kinney to father's restaurant
Lady Gaga and boyfriend Taylor Kinney dined last night at her father's New York restaurant. They just returned from her tour in Australia. She looked exhausted, and wore dark sunglasses. Customers said the couple are committed to another try at their relationship.
Dennis Rodman Chipping Away at Massive Child Support Bill
Dennis Rodman won't be thrown in jail for failing to pay over $200,000 in back child support. He agreed to pay his ex $5,000 up front, and slowly repay the balance in monthly installments. The judge was satisfied with the arrangement. He owes $253,000.
Charlie Sheen 'genuinely interested' in 'Idol' gig
Charlie Sheen said he thought his name being mentioned to be an American Idol judge was a joke. It wasn’t. That's right - it was FOR REAL!! Producer Nigel Lythgoe did it on purpose to gauge public reaction. Charlie is waiting for a phone call. He said if Ellen DeGeneres, a comedian, could do it, so can he.
Tom Cruise Reunites with Suri day after accident
Tom Cruise is back in New York, spending time with daughter Suri. On Tuesday, he went with her to gymnastics class, a day after the car she was in was hit by a garbage truck. He is staying at the Greenwich Hotel. He plans to hang around a few days.
Jackson Family Questions Michael's Will Authenticity
Michael Jackson's siblings are demanding the immediate resignation of his estate executors. They suspect the administrators forged his will to gain some control of his finances. They are questioning why Jackson’s children & mother are receiving so little financial support.
Pitbull heading north to Walmart in Kodiak, Alaska
Miami rap star Pitbull is taking his act to Kodiak, Alaska. He agreed to visit whichever Walmart got the most "likes" on its Facebook page. A Boston newspaper writer told readers to send him to Alaska. The store got 70,000 “likes.” Pitbull invited the writer, who is going.
Producers seek young man to play Michael Jackson
Producers of a musical based on the life of Motown Records founder Berry Gordy are looking for young actors to play Gordy, Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder. Gordy has launched an audition website. "Motown" will open on Broadway next spring.
Kevin’s back: New Backstreet Boys album on the way
The Backstreet Boys announced Tuesday they are working on a new album timed to their 20th anniversary. The untitled CD is set for a spring 2013 release. Kevin Richardson is back with the group. They are scheduled to perform Aug. 31 in New York's Central Park.
Jada Pinkett Smith urges action against human trafficking
Jada Pinkett Smith urged Congress on Tuesday to step up the fight against human trafficking. She plans to launch a campaign to raise awareness and spur action against human trafficking and slavery. Over 14,500 people are trafficked to the U.S. annually.
Lady Gaga Building Home In Greece
Lady Gaga is building a home in Greece that will appear to float in the sea. She is also planning to have a palace and a church on the European land. The project will also include a tennis court and two pools. The property is located in Crete.
Kris Humphries Makes Fun Of Kanye West Song
Kris Humphries has hit back at Kanye West for mentioning him in a song. He has signed a 2-year contract with the Brooklyn Nets. The team is owned by Jay-Z. In “Way Too Cold,” Kanye suggested he could have friend Jay-Z fire him from the team.
Funeral plans set for Sage Stallone
A Los Angeles funeral is being planned for Sylvester Stallone's son, Sage, who was found dead inside his home Friday. The closed-casket service is Saturday at St. Martin Catholic Church. A prescription drug overdose is suspected. His father Sylvester has hired a P.I.
Rosie O'Donnell back in NYC in $8 million condo
Rosie O'Donnell just bought an $8 million four-bedroom condo in Greenwich Village. The building on West 12th Street used to be St. Vincent's Hospital, but it's been turned into multi-million-dollar condos. She also has a home up the Hudson River in Nyack, N.Y.
Kelly Clarkson's Texas Home Is for Sale
Kelly Clarkson is bidding adieu to her Texas home, just 25 minutes from where she grew up. The Duets mentor put her ranch on the market for $1.4 million. The customized home has 4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, a gym, a theater, pools and walking trails.
Nicky Hilton Ready to Dump Her $3 Million L.A. Mansion
Nicky Hilton's Hollywood Hills home could be yours for a cool $3 million. Paris' little sister just put her home on the market. She lived in it 5 years. She bought the place for $2.8 mil in 2007. She's willing to lease the place ... for $15,000 per month.
Justin Bieber Photog Could Be First Charged Under New Law
The paparazzo who was the ringleader in the Justin Bieber freeway chase could be the first charged under a new California anti-paparazzi law. The law prohibits paparazzi from endangering people while shooting photos or video. The photog could get a year in jail.
Saturday night’s London concert featuring Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney was cut short, due to a curfew. Bruce performed for 3 hours. He brought Paul onstage. They sang 2 songs, then the Hyde Park mics were cut off. The park is next to a wealthy neighborhood.
Kate Major pregnant with Michael Lohan’s baby
There's going to be a new addition to the Lohan litter. Lindsay's gonna have another sibling, courtesy of Kate Major and Michael Lohan. Kate is in her first trimester. Apparently they “got together” while she had a restraining order on him. It was lifted just a few weeks ago.
Aretha Franklin wants to judge 'Idol'
Aretha Franklin is interested in judging "American Idol." Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez announced their departures last week. She’s also suggested bringing Patti LaBelle with her. Fox’s "The X Factor" and NBC's "The Voice" has increased "Idol's" competition for viewers.
Mariah Carey wants double to join American Idol
If "American Idol" wants Mariah Carey to be one of their new judges, they are going to have to break the bank. Nick Cannon says she wants at least double what Jennifer Lopez was making. The question is…does she still have enough star power to bring in big money.
Katy Perry's Divorce Finalized
Katy Perry and Russell Brand's divorced was finalized Saturday. The couple filed a divorce agreement on February 8. They split after 14 months of marriage last December citing irreconcilable differences. Katy says he did not try to work on their short marriage.
Usher's Stepson: Family Can't Afford to Keep Him Alive Much Longer
Usher's ex-wife Tameka Raymond will be forced to take her 11-year-old son off life-support as early as next month. His insurance coverage is about to expire. Doctors have declared him brain dead. Usher has not offered to pay for any medical bills.
Usher relents on custody dispute
Usher has agreed to give his ex-wife majority custody of their children. He had previously refused to budge on his 50/50 custody demand. He will also increase child-support payments. Stepson Kyle remains hospitalized following an accident on a Georgia lake.
Sage ‘Moonblood’ Stallone Autopsy Complete
The autopsy on Sage Stallone has been completed. Results will be deferred pending a toxicology report, which usually takes 4-6 weeks. The son of Sylvester Stallone was found dead in his home on Friday of an apparent overdose. His body was discovered by the maid.
Jason Kidd arrested for DWI, carried out of club
NBA star Jason Kidd was arrested for DWI in New York. He crashed his car into a utility pole. He was taken to a hospital to treat minor injuries. Friends told police he was carried out of a club. He was too drunk to walk. He signed a 3-year deal with the NY Knicks July 5.
Green Mile Actor Michael Clarke Duncan Hospitalized After Heart Attack
Actor Michael Clarke Duncan suffered a heart attack in his L.A. home at 2 a.m. Friday. His girlfriend Omarosa performed CPR. He is recovering in the hospital. He appeared in the Tom Hanks film “Green Mile” and stars in the upcoming boxing drama The Challenger.
Katie Holmes enrolls Suri Cruise in Catholic girls' school
Katie Holmes has enrolled daughter Suri in Manhattan's prestigious Convent of the Sacred Heart. She will be required to attend Catholic mass every Thursday. Tuition costs $38,000 a year. Holmes and her daughter are living in a $12,500-a-month apartment in New York.
French party to sue Madonna over swastika image
French political party National Front plans to sue Madonna. She showed a video at a Paris concert that contained an image of the party's leader with a swastika on her forehead. The video, featuring morphing faces, has been shown at other concerts on her tour.
Marilyn Manson: Drugs Make Germs Afraid To Live In My Body
Marilyn Manson believes drugs & alcohol have made germs ''afraid to live'' in his body. He claims to have ''no health problems'' thanks to years of consuming alcohol & taking drugs. He wants to pass his “demented genius” on to a baby with his model girlfriend.
Kelsey Grammer's wife Kayte delivered "a healthy baby girl" in Los Angeles. The couple named her Faith Evangeline Elisa Grammer. She's the first child for the couple, who got married in February 2011. A twin boy was miscarried early in the pregnancy.
Tom Cruise is Numero Uno on Forbes Magazine's list of "Hollywood's Highest-Paid" actors. He earned $75 million between May 2011 and May 2012. This means he will be paying Katie Holmes A LOT of money when the divorce is finalized. Dang!
Katie Holmes Files For Emergency Custody Hearing i
Just days after filing for divorce from Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes has filed for an emergency custody and support hearing in New York. Katie & Tom will face each other in a NYC courtroom on July 17th. Katie still wants FULL custody. Tom still wants Suri to be a Scientologist. It's a CULT Suri...DON'T DO IT!
Matthew Mcconaughey Expecting Third Child
Sexy "Magic Mike" movie star Matthew McConaughey has been making magic in the bedroom! He and Camila Alves just confirmed they are expecting their third child together. They have 2 kids together - son Levi is almost 4, and daughter Vida is 2.
Andy Griffith buried before press knew he was dead
I broke the sad news earlier this week, actor Andy Griffith died Tuesday from poor health at age 86 at his Manteo, North Carolina home. But get this - he was buried less than 5 hours later!!! Like he died. And then he was buried. ALL IN THE SAME DAY!!! Andy was buried on his beloved Roanoke Island, according to his wishes. RIP ANDY!
WOW! That was fast. Like really, really fast!! Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise have signed their divorce settlement. They were married five years and have a 6-year-old daughter, Suri. The details of the divorce will remain TOP SECRET - but we do know, Suri will live with Katie Full Time. WINNER!
Adam Lambert in “hushed” talks to join “Idol” as judge
This would be interesting...rumor has it "American Idol" is said to be in talks with Season 8 runner-up Adam Lambert to take a spot on the judges' panel for Season 12. He would replace Jennifer Lopez. Replace Jennifer Lopez?! Adam Lambert?! Ummm...ratings fail. I think it's obvious JLO wants more $$$$$ to sit there & judge people. Such a hard job ain't it, JLO?
NYC club reopening after celeb brawl
Note to self: Wear a bullet proof vest when visiting this club!!! The NYC nightclub that was the site of a brawl between Chris Brown and Drake’s entourages is back open. W.i.P. lounge has RE-OPENED!!! WHAAAAAT?!
Producers of “Dance Moms” to bring “Breastfeeding Moms” to TV
MY DVR is SET!!! This show sounds awesome. WOW! A reality series on breastfeeding is reportedly in the works. The production company behind "Dance Moms" is developing the show based on mothers who breastfeed older children. Like women who breastfeed 7 year olds! Intriguing. I am hooked!
'Grey's Anatomy' star Sara Ramirez gets married
HERE COMES THE BRIIIIIIIIDE!! Fireworks will forever mark their wedding anniversary. Sarah Ramirez, Dr. Callie Torres on Grey's Anatomy, married business analyst Ryan Debolt on July 4 in New York. Last June, Debolt got down on one knee and popped the question to Ramirez in Paris.
The Amazing Spider-Man – Outcast high schooler Peter Parker makes life-altering choices to use his powers and shape his destiny to become a hero. Stars Andrew Garfield, Rhys Ifans, Emma Stone, Sally Field, Martin Sheen and Denis Leary. Rated PG-13.
Adele Pregnant and...Engaged?!
Congrats to POINT artist Adele. Not only is she preggers, but now word on the street is she will be engaged by the end of the month! Rumor has it...her baby daddy Simon is ring shopping & they want to tie the knot before the baby arrives in Spring.
Van Halen's concert at Hampton Coliseum canceled
Van Halen's concert scheduled for July 9 at the Hampton Coliseum has been canceled, along with the rest of its U.S. summer tour. Refunds are available at the place of purchase. Tickets bought on the Internet and charged by phone will be credited back to credit cards.
Rihanna Scraps Spanish Festival Gig After Grandma's Death
Rihanna has scrapped an appearance at the Rock In Rio festival in Madrid, Spain this Thursday night following the death of her beloved grandmother. Fans on Twitter noted her drunk-like performance in Sweden Saturday. She has decided to take time off.
Miami rapper Pitbull may head to Alaska
In a marketing deal, Walmart will send rapper Pitbull to the store that gets the most "likes" on its Facebook page. A Boston newspaper writer suggested sending him to the most remote Walmart possible. The store in Kodiak, Alaska is in the lead with 35,000 “likes.”
Clubbers Caught Up In Drake & Chris Brown Sue Owners
Two women injured in last month's New York club brawl between Chris Brown and Drake's entourages are suing the owners. They claim the club continued serving alcohol to drunk patrons. The owners also face a legal threat from Tony Parker, whose eye was cut.
Church of Scientology: Suri Is NOT a Candidate for Sea Org.
The Church of Scientology is adamant ... nobody under the age of 16, including Suri Cruise, is allowed to join its elite Sea Organization. Minors must have "consent of both parents and/or all legal guardians" in order to join. Katie does not want Suri in the organization.
Pippa Middleton, 'P-Middy' to Brits, back with old love?
Pippa Middleton has a new nickname: Brits are calling her “P-Middy.” She is now 28. Paparazzi caught her coming out of her old boyfriend's home at 7 a.m. last week. She and banker Alex Loudon split last year. He couldn’t take the media attention focused on them.
Alec Baldwin quits Twitter again, wanted to murder TMZ founder
Alec Baldwin talks about his anger issues in the new Vanity Fair. He said he wanted to kill TMZ boss Harvey Levin for posting the voice mail exchange with his daughter in 2007. He also wanted to take a baseball bat to ex-wife Kim Basinger’s lawyer. He’s again quit Twitter.
Avon taps Bon Jovi for new Unplugged fragrances
Jon Bon Jovi is going Unplugged in a bottle. The 50-year-old rock star is Avon’s newest celebrity fragrance partner. He'll appear in ads for both Unplugged for Her and Unplugged for Him. Each other’s involvement in philanthropy largely drew them together as partners.
Justin Bieber Missed Graduation Ceremony
Justin Bieber did not attend his High School graduation ceremony in Canada last Thursday. But his name was included in the program. He took e-courses through the school and attained the required credits. He’s on a global tour and promoting his fragrance.
CNN Reported Gotye Killed Himself
CNN incorrectly reported on Sunday that Gotye committed suicide by shooting himself in the head. The story was posted on iCNN, the network’s social news network. It was quickly taken down, but spread across Twitter. Gotye tweeted: “I'm not dead.” #Pinkalbumtitles.
Usher Ex Using Stalker To Help In Custody Battle
Usher's ex-wife reportedly plans to use his recent stalker incident to help her win custody of their 2 boys. Tameka Raymond wants to prove their children are not safe. The woman was able to get into his home while the children were there. They’re back in court next month.
Katie Holmes Appears Without Wedding Ring
Katie Holmes has stopped wearing her wedding ring. She was photographed in New York as she left a 'Project Runway' taping. There was no jewelery on her ring finger. Cruise was photographed over the weekend in Iceland, where he is working on a film.
Happy 50th Birthday, Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise will be putting his marriage woes aside today to mark his 50th birthday. He is staying busy doing film roles. He's the first actor to gross $100 million with five different movies. Trivia: he turned down the leading roles in Footloose, Ghost, Iron Man and Speed.
Fergie's Spiritual Saturdays
Fergie has given up wild Saturday night parties. She says she and husband Josh Duhamel (DuMel) start Saturday evening attending mass in church. They then go out to dinner and order a nice wine, “like all good Catholics.” She reveals he likes to sing in church.
Naked Model: 'That's Me In Boob Shot, Not Carly Rae Jepsen'
Internet model Destiny Benedict has confirmed that racy internet photos are her, not Carly Rae Jepsen. They literally are look-alikes. One of the shots features bare-breasted piercings. In a tweet, Destiny, who is 21, says she’s often mistaken for the teen Canadian singer.
Oprah plans 'Oprah Builds a Network' special
Oprah knows her fans want to see Oprah, more than anyone -- or anything -- else. So OWN has announced the premiere of a 2-part special, “Oprah Builds a Network.” She talks about her first year as CEO this Sunday night and July 15 at 9 pm both nights.
The BET Awards were presented last night. All of the industry’s top stars were there, to perform, present or accept. The show was filled with foul language. The night also featured tributes to deceased greats, including Whitney Houston.
The list of key winners at the BET Awards:
Video of the Year: Jay-Z and Kanye West, "Otis" Best group: Kanye West and Jay-Z Best male R&B artist: Chris Brown Best female R&B artist: Beyonce Best new artist: Big Sean Best female hip-hop artist: Nicki Minaj Best gospel artist: Yolanda Adams Best actor: Kevin Hart Best collaboration: Wale featuring Miguel "Lotus Flower Bomb" Lifetime Achievement: Frankie Beverly featuring Maze Humanitarian Award: Rev. Al Sharpton Viewer's Choice Award: Mindless Behavior Video Director of the Year: Beyonce and Alan Ferguson Fandemonium Award: Chris Brown Centric award: Common Sportswoman of the year: Serena Williams Sportsman of the year: Kevin Durant
Cissy Houston refuses to sleep at hotel where daughter Whitney died
Cissy Houston switched hotels after she was booked at the Beverly Hilton. Her daughter Whitney died there in February. Cissy performed a tribute at last night’s BET Awards. She is a guest at the Regent Beverly Wilshire. She did visit the room Whitney died in.
Alec Baldwin marries yoga instructor in NYC
Alec Baldwin and his yoga instructor fiancé tied the knot Saturday in a New York City church. Baldwin and Hilaria Thomas married at St. Patrick's Cathedral. He is 54, she is 28. The reception was held at New York University's Kimmel Center.
Taylor Swift to Release Second Fragrance
Taylor Swift will release her second fragrance, "Wonderstruck Enchanted," this September. It’s described as oriental with a blend of creamy flowers and sensual woods. It comes in a crimson bottle that features gold charms. It’s expected to be followed by an album release.
Custody, images at stake in Cruise-Holmes divorce
Katie Holmes filed for divorce from Tom Cruise in New York Thursday. That gives her an advantage in getting custody of 6-year-old daughter Suri. Cruise turns 50 tomorrow, Katie is 33. They married in 2006. This will be his third divorce. His previous wives were also 33.
Church of Scientology says they’re not watching Katie
Katie Holmes believes the Church of Scientology might have people following her. Photographers who watch her say mysterious men & vehicles have been around her apartment. They are not security. The Church claims they are not involved.
DISH drops AMC
DISH Network dropped AMC from its service Sunday. An estimated 14 million households lost access to the channel. DISH also dropped IFC, Sundance and WE TV after failing to resolve a dispute with the network over cost and the value of programs offered.
Rihanna mourns beloved grandmother
Rihanna’s beloved grandmother passed away last week. Ciara "Dolly" Brathwaite passed away after a long battle with cancer. On Twitter, Rihanna told her to "Get your beauty rest until I see you." She also shared pics of her grandmother with her fans.
Usher stalker admitted for mental check
A woman police arrested for trespassing at Usher's Georgia home was admitted to a hospital for mental evaluation. 26-year-old Darshelle Jones-Rakestraw was released, and is due in court next month. She claims to be Usher’s wife. He is not married.
Chris Brown remix appears to be Drake diss
Chris Brown has released a remix of Chief Keef's track “I Don't Like.” It features some freestyle verse with words that take aim at Drake. The remix refers to the nightclub brawl, questioning courage, and makes fun of facial features, specifically eyebrows.
Rick Ross not the father of woman’s child
Rick Ross did not father a secret child in Florida three years ago. A woman filed a paternity lawsuit against Ross last year. She was looking for child support. Both underwent court-ordered DNA tests. Rick is NOT the father. She has dismissed her case.
Singer Adele expecting first child
Singer Adele announced on her blog that she is expecting her first child. Her boyfriend is 36-year-old Simon Konecki. He is CEO of a charity, and has a 5-year-old daughter from a previous marriage. She asks fans to respect their privacy.