Lindsay Lohan and her assistant Gavin Doyle are suspects in an alleged robbery at her friend's Hollywood Hills mansion last week. Some expensive jewelry was missing. The host has recanted, but police have interviewed witnesses who claim Lindsay & Gavin are guilty.
Oprah Winfrey Is World's Highest Paid Celebrity
Forbes magazine has ranked Oprah Winfrey the world's highest paid celebrity. She banked $165 million in the past year. Filmmaker Michael Bay scored second place with $160 million. Director Steven Spielberg was a distant third with $130 million.
Sabrina Bryan Announced As 13th DWTS All-Stars Contestant
Sabrina Bryan will be the 13th contestant on DWTS All-Stars. Viewers and fans selected her over Carson Kressley and Kyle Massey. Bryan appeared on the 5th season in 2007. She led all scoring, then was axed. Her partner will be Louis Van Amstel. The show returns Sept 24.
Fire Hits Tyler Perry Studios In Atlanta
Firefighters battled a roof blaze at Tyler Perry’s Atlanta studios Monday, the second in the past four months. There were no reports of any injuries. The cause is under investigation. The cause of a fire in May that destroyed a simulated streetscape was never determined.
Dr. Phil's '57 Chevy stolen from auto shop
Dr. Phil's classic 1957 two-door Chevrolet convertible was stolen from an auto shop in Burbank. It was undergoing a transmission repair. The car is valued at $100,000. Thieves broke through a roll-up door at the shop to get the car. Police are looking for it.
Rosie O'Donnell: I'm married, selling art on eBay
Rosie O'Donnell has announced she married fiancé Michelle Rounds in a private ceremony June 9. Five days after, Rounds had surgery to treat desmoid tumors. Rosie is selling original paintings on eBay to raise money for the Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation.
Pink Turned Down Idol And X Factor
Pink has turned down offers to join the judges on American Idol and The X Factor. She does not want her private life exposed on reality TV. She says, “It’s just not for me.” She's sure viewers would find her private life with husband Carey Hart fascinating.
Madonna scraps Australian shows
Madonna has cancelled planned tour dates in Australia early next year. She wants to spend time with her four children. The concerts would have been her first in Australia in 20 years. The tour will now wrap in Argentina Dec. 22.
Carly Rae Jepsen Splits From Call Me Maybe Boyfriend
Carly Rae Jepsen has split from the boyfriend who inspired her megahit ‘Call Me Maybe.’ She and architecture student Jordi Ashworth apparently went their separate ways in June. She is now seeing musician Matthew Koma. They were introduced by LMFAO star Redfoo.
Robin Roberts to start medical leave next week
Robin Roberts says Friday will be her last day co-anchoring "Good Morning America" for a while. She has MDS, a blood and bone marrow disease once known as pre-leukemia. She will be hospitalized next week to prepare for a bone marrow transplant.
Michael Buble Makes Plans For Another Hit Christmas
Michael Buble is hoping to conquer the Christmas gift market for a second year with a variety of quirky accessories. Among the collectibles: an exclusive ornament for the tree, a fleece scarf & glove set, a spa robe & slippers, Christmas card, and Buble Christmas mug.
Rihanna causes a stir as she lands in London wearing outfit glorifying cannabis
Rihanna arrived in London last night. She was wearing a sweatshirt that appears to show someone rolling a joint. She is in the UK to discuss her fashion range for River Island. The line goes on sale in the spring of 2013.
Brad Pitt To Serve Own Wine At Wedding
Brad Pitt will serve wine from his own estate at his upcoming wedding to Angelina Jolie. They are set to tie the knot at their estate in France. Brad chose the wine for the reception, including their own product called ‘Pink Floyd’, which was grown on the property.
Miley Cyrus' love interest on 'Two ½ Men' had no idea she was joining the show
Angus T. Jones, who plays Jake on Two and a Half Men, was surprised to learn who his love interest will be. Miley Cyrus will guest in 2 episodes. She’s a family friend of Walden Schmidt, who meets Jake when he comes home from the Army. The show returns Sept 27.
Christina Aguilera to be honored for philanthropy
Christina Aguilera will be recognized for her work in philanthropy. The coach on The Voice will receive a Special Achievement Award during the ALMA Awards Sept. 21 on NBC. The show commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month. Eva Longoria & George Lopez will co-host.
Director Tony Scott cremated; scholarship created
Tony Scott has been cremated, and his widow will keep his remains at their Los Angeles-area home. The movie director jumped from a bridge into the Los Angeles Harbor Aug. 19. His family has created a memorial scholarship at the American Film Institute.
Troy Aikman’s ex charged with being drunk in public
Troy Aikman's ex-wife was arrested in Collin County, Texas for being drunk in public. 43-year-old Rhonda Aikman was taken to jail & released on $269 bond. Her car was towed to a nearby impound lot. She and Troy divorced in April 2011 after 10 years of marriage.
Camille/Kelsey Grammer Malibu Mansion for Sale
The Malibu mansion owned by Kelsey and Camille Grammer is for sale for $17.9M. They bought it in 1998, for $4.5M. They must also sell and divide the proceeds from their properties in Beverly Hills and Beaver Creek, Colorado.
"Jersey Shore" star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi gave birth Sunday to her first child, a boy. She and fiance Jionni LaValle welcomed Lorenzo Dominic LaValle just before 3 a.m. Sunday at Saint Barnabas Medical Center. "The world just got another Guido!!!," a Polizzi rep told MTV.
Anna Faris Gives Birth, Welcomes Baby Jack
Anna Faris and husband Chris Platt have welcomed their first child together, a baby boy named Jack. He was born Saturday prematurely and is in neonatal intensive care at a Los Angeles hospital. Faris played Sacha Baron Cohen’s love interest in ‘The Dictator.’
Rihanna and Rob Kardashian: New couple alert?
Rihanna and Rob Kardashian went on a go-karting date Saturday night at Racer's Edge Indoor Karting in Burbank. They then hit the Playhouse nightclub in Hollywood. They then shared a car home. Rob's Rihanna lookalike fling Rita Ora was seen partying in London.
R&B singer Usher wins primary custody of sons
Usher on Friday was awarded primary custody of his two sons. His custody will start Sept. 1. He and ex-wife Tameka Foster Raymond will have joint legal custody. Usher married Tameka in 2007. They divorced two years later. She plans to appeal.
Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban close to joining 'Idol'?
The Hollywood Reporter insists Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban are close to signing with American Idol as judges. She would get $8 million, he would get $4 million. Randy Jackson could stay a judge, or become a mentor. An announcement is planned this week.
Katy Perry rejects 'American Idol's' offer of $20 million
Katy Perry was recruited hardcore to join the American Idol judges panel, to the tune of $20 million. She turned it down. She feels it’s “not the right career choice” for her. She was a guest judge during the audition rounds in Season 9, after the departure of Paula Abdul.
Prince Harry sets off to see Dad as porn offer surfaces
Prince Harry met with his dad Prince Charles over the weekend. Harry was told that his reckless behavior is embarrassing the royal family. Meanwhile, Vivid Entertainment has made him a $10M offer to star in an adult film. He’s expected to turn it down.
John Mayer Chops Off His Long Locks
John Mayer originally grew out his hair during his 2-year hiatus from music. He debuted a dramatic new look Saturday. After breaking things off with Katy Perry, he said goodbye to his long locks. He attended a party for Mindy Kaling's new show, The Mindy Project.
Mitt Romney Event Drops $500k on Journey Concert
Journey was offered $500,000 to play a campaign event for Mitt Romney ... and they accepted. They will perform at a private fundraising party in Tampa Thursday night. It’s a paying gig, not an endorsement. Recently divorced Michaele Salahi will also be there.
Philly gets ready to host Jay-Z's music megashow next weekend
Jay-Z's "Made In America" music festival is expected to attract 100,000 fans to Philadelphia over Labor Day weekend. A ticket is $75, a 2-day pass is $135. Proceeds go to United Way organizations. Pearl Jam are co-headliners. The event will be filmed for a movie.
Oops! NBC announces death of wrong Neil
NBC News got a little ahead of themselves when news of Neil Armstrong's death hit the internet. They posted a story with the headline, "Astronaut Neil Young, first man to walk on moon, dies at age 82." Singer Neil Young is a guest on Jimmy Fallon’s show tonight.
Rihanna And Coldplay To Duet At Paralympics Closing Ceremony
Rihanna and Coldplay are set to close the London Paralympic Games next month. They will team up for a special collaboration of ‘Princess Of China’. Organizers behind the grand finale have decided on a theme of the elements - earth, wind, water, fire and ice.
Amanda Bynes: Prosecutors Re-Open old Hit-and-Run Case
Amanda Bynes is no longer in the clear for an alleged hit-and-run back in April. The L.A. City Attorney is taking a new look at that case. She has been involved in at least 3 accident-related incidents this year. If convicted of any, she faces a fine, probation or public service.
Wyclef Jean Calls For Continued Help In His Native Haiti
Wyclef Jean has urged fans not to forget about his country. He says Haiti is still in desperate need of help. Tropical Storm Isaac whipped across the low-lying Caribbean nation over the weekend. Haiti is still rebuilding from a devastating 2010 earthquake.
Prince Harry Deletes Facebook Account
Prince Harry has deleted his Facebook page after naked pictures of him at a party in Las Vegas emerged online last week. He used the name Spike Wells on the social networking site. He has logged off for good following advice from his private secretary.
Angela Bassett To Play Coretta Scott King
Angela Bassett is set to play Martin Luther King Jr.'s wife in an upcoming film. She will portray Coretta Scott King in the Lifetime TV movie Betty and Coretta. Mary J. Blige will play Dr. Betty Shabazz, the wife of Malcolm X. Bassett played the role in 1992’s Malcolm X.
Winehouse album proceeds go to charity
Mitch Winehouse, father of Amy Winehouse, said proceeds from her posthumous album will go to an Irish children's hospice. He will present Laura Lynn house in Dublin a check for more than $31,000. Mitch said Amy would have approved of giving money to the charity.
Betty White: Lucky to be working at 90
Betty White said she doesn't owe her longevity to healthy eating habits. She owns a 2-story house and goes up and down the stairs constantly. She feels lucky to still be working at age 90. Her favorite foods: hot dogs, red licorice, potato chips and french fries.
Kem Releasing 'Sensuous' Christmas Album
Kem has a holiday album planned for the fall. The Detroit R&B singer will release "What Christmas Means" on Oct. 16 via Motown. It will include 5 originals and 5 cover songs. He calls them “warm, romantic, sensuous.” His next studio album will be out in 2013.
Taylor Swift buys home near Kennedys in Hyannis Port
Looks like a love story really could be in the making. Or a STALKER!!! This is a creepy story in my opinion. Taylor Swift has purchased a home near the Kennedys in Hyannis Port, Mass. She bought the 7-bedroom, 5-bathroom home for just under $5 million. The house sits across the street from Conor's grandmother, Ethel.
Alanis Morissette announces N. American tour, not coming to Hampton Roads
Alanis Morissette has announced a North American concert tour to support her new album, "Havoc and Bright Lights." The CD is due out Aug. 28. She will perform songs from the past 17 years of her career. She’s also talking to ‘Idol’ producers about a vacant judging chair.
Nicki Minaj Ordered To Rest Her Voice
Nicki Minaj has been ordered to rest her voice for two weeks following the end of her North American tour. The tour wrapped Sunday in Vancouver. She’s booked to perform three shows in the UK Aug 18-21. Her doctor says if she does, she will further damage her voice.
Longtime Cosmo editor Helen Gurley Brown, 90, dies
Helen Gurley Brown, the former longtime editor of Cosmopolitan magazine, died Monday at a hospital in New York. She was 90. Her magazine & books are considered guides for advice and opinion on love & sex. Her motto: "Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere."
Michelle Obama teases Gabby Douglas over fast food
Gabby Douglas and Michelle Obama appeared on ‘The Tonight Show’ last night. Gabby confessed to eating McDonalds' food after winning 2 gold medals. Michelle told Jay Leno it was daughter Malia who arranged the Kiss Cam kiss at the Olympic basketball exhibition.
Charlie Sheen back on Twitter, missed fans
Charlie Sheen has decided to re-open his Twitter account because "he misses his fans." He quit Twitter in July because he didn't feel like he was getting anything out of the Social Network. He has re-activated his account and plans to reach out to his 8 million followers.
Robert Pattinson: Split Feels Like End Of World
Robert Pattinson says breaking up with someone feels like the end of the world. He appeared on 'The Daily Show' last night. Host Jon Stewart offered him ice cream to help cheer him up. After the taping, he attended the premiere for his new movie 'Cosmopolis'.
VH1 pulls 'Ev and Ocho' reality series off schedule
Reality ‘Ev and Ocho’ has been pulled off VH1's schedule. The show was removed after Chad Johnson was arrested for domestic violence last weekend. He is accused of head-butting wife Evelyn Lozada during an argument. The show was scheduled to begin airing Sept. 3.
Creed's Scott Stapp has tell-all set for fall release
Scott Stapp of the band Creed is about to lay it all out in a tell-all memoir due in the fall. The book, Sinner's Creed, reveals his suicide attempts, alcohol-induced rampages, and abusive childhood. Sinner's Creed goes on sale Oct. 2.
Kenny G files for divorce after 20-year marriage
Kenny G is playing the final note on his marriage after 20 years. He filed for divorce Thursday in Los Angeles, citing irreconcilable differences. He and Balynda Helene Benson-Gorelick married in April 1992. They have a 14-year-old son. He is seeking joint custody.
Galifianakis and Lundberg wed in B.C.
Zach Galifianakis married girlfriend Quinn Lundberg Saturday in Vancouver, Canada. He stars in the current comedy release "The Campaign." He was also in the "The Hangover" movies. Lundberg is co-founder of a charity supporting community-based projects.
NBC halts Olympics for promotional monkeyshines
NBC got into trouble with Olympics viewers Sunday night. They cut away to air a pilot for a new sitcom featuring a monkey. An hour later, they rejoined the closing ceremony. The finale lasted just 35 minutes, and featured The Who. Viewers were left fuming.
Halle Berry leaves restaurant after woman collapses by table
Halle Berry was in the middle of a 911 emergency Sunday night in a Malibu restaurant. An old woman collapsed next to her table, and couldn't get up. Halle was there with daughter Nahla & fiance Olivier Martinez. They paid the bill and slipped out before help arrived.
Male model to appear on ‘Price is Right’
For the first time in the show's 40-season history, "The Price Is Right" plans to feature a male model. A casting call is set Aug 30. Those selected will compete online. Viewers will vote for a favorite. The winning man will begin a week of appearances on Monday, Oct. 15.
Will.I.Am Is Going Back To School
Will.i.am is going back to school to study computer science. He said he admires computer programmers more than he does songwriters. He wants to learn to write code. He may not sign up to be a judge on the second season on BBC’s 'The Voice' next year.
Elton John moons Michael Caine’s boat week after flashing Simon Cowell’s yacht
Elton John bottomed out on a yacht in St. Tropez on Monday. He flashed his naked behind to some unsuspecting peeps on a neighboring boat. He was on the boat with husband David Furnish and some friends. The other boat belonged to actor Michael Caine.
Mel Gibson: Hollywood Won't Forgive Me
Mel Gibson doesn't think Hollywood is ready to forgive him for his behavior. He’s been in a number of controversial incidents in the last few years. He said he’s never hurt anyone: ''It ain't easy and it's not fair. You've just got to slip the old water off the back and move on.''
Kristin Cavallari welcomes baby boy with fiance QB Cutler
Kristin Cavallari is a new mom! And I looove the name her baby boy. The former star of MTV’s "Laguna Beach" and "The Hills" has given birth to her first child, a boy named Camden Jack Cutler. Isn't that a GREAT name?! The baby's father is Cavallari's fiance, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. He weighed 7 lbs., 9 oz.
Spelman College courting Gabby Douglas
16-year-old Gabby Douglas is officially being recruited by one of the most prestigious black universities in the country. Spelman College is an all-girl school in Georgia. The president of Spelman, Beverly Daniel Tatum, went to London to give Gabby a Spelman gift bag.
Jimmy Fallon was asked, and passed, on Oscar host gig
Jimmy Fallon says he was asked to host next year's Academy Awards but declined the gig. He said, “it's an honor to be asked, but it's not my year." He hosted the 2010 Emmys. Last year's Oscar host, Billy Crystal, said he is available for a 10th turn. The Oscars are Feb. 24.
Girls go wild for newly single Depp at Aerosmith gig
Johnny Depp showed up at last night’s Aerosmith concert at the Pink Taco venue on Sunset Boulevard. Women literally threw themselves at him. He and partner Vanessa Paradis are separated. He took time to greet fans and sign autographs. He wore his trademark fedora.
Carly Rae Jepsen Lands Longest Run At The Top Charts In 2012
Carly Rae Jepsen has landed the longest number one run on the pop charts in 2012. ‘Call Me Maybe’ is #1 for the 9th week. Gotye’s ‘Somebody That I Used to Know’ is the first track to surpass 6M download sales in 2012. Rick Ross’ ‘God Forgives, I Don't’ is the top album.
Pink And Eminem Record Duet
Pink and Eminem have recorded a duet together. The track is called ‘Here Comes the Weekend.' It’s on her new album ‘The Truth About Love,’ out Sept 18. They previously collaborated on 'Won't Back Down', which was on his 'Recovery' album in 2010.
Kevin Hart Hosting MTV VMAs
In a new promo with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, comedian Kevin Hart announces he will be hosting MTV's Video Music Awards. In the humorous one-minute spot, Hart shares a hotel room with his famous friends. The VMAs air Thursday, Sept. 6.
Amy Winehouse's Ex-Husband Blake Fielder-Civil In Coma
Amy Winehouse's ex-husband Blake Fielder-Civil is on life support after binging on alcohol and drugs. He had swallowed his tongue and had a collapsed lung. He is in a UK hospital in a coma. Blake and Amy divorced in 2009. She died of an alcohol overdose in July 2011.
Madonna Gives Speech At Moscow Gig
Madonna performed in Moscow for the first time in six years. She gave a speech about cultural diversity at Olympic Hall on Tuesday. She said: “We are everything you can imagine…but we are a family. We are human beings!” She’s in St. Petersburg today.
One Direction joins Olympics Closing Ceremony
One Direction will perform at Sunday night's Olympics Closing Ceremony. They will perform 'What Makes You Beautiful' from a carnival-like flat-bed truck, moving around the athletics track. Also on the bill: the Pet Shop Boys, Muse, George Michael, The Who & the Spice Girls.
Lady Gaga still finds ways to be 'irresponsible'
In the September issue of Vogue magazine, Lady Gaga says she likes to "feel a little irresponsible and act like I'm nineteen." She admits to dancing topless in bars, or being “explicit” on a beach, unrecognized. Vogue’s 120th anniversary issue goes on sale Aug. 21.
Kristen Stewart Ditches ‘On The Road’ Premiere
Looks like Kristen Stewart won’t being going ‘On The Road.’ She has dropped out of the August 16th premiere of the film. She not only fears the media storm, but also an awkward run-in with her Road co-star Tom Sturridge. He’s a close friend of Robert Pattinson.
Cameron Diaz working on fitness book
40-year-old Cameron Diaz's latest project is all about looking and feeling good. She is writing a book on health and wellness. The book is currently untitled and scheduled for publication in fall of 2013. It will include advice on fitness, nutrition & general well-being.
Monkees announces reunion tour
The surviving original members of The Monkees have announced plans for a 12-date U.S. concert tour. Lead singer Davy Jones died in February of a heart attack at age 66. The Monkees had a television show from 1966-1968 and recorded four No. 1 albums.
Kate Bosworth is engaged
Kate Bosworth is officially taken. The 29-year-old actress has gotten engaged to her boyfriend of more than a year, director Michael Polish. She updated her relationship status while penning a travel diary for Vogue. She referred to him as her ‘fiance.’
Randy Travis arrested for DUI, found naked at scene of wreck
Country singer Randy Travis threatened to shoot and kill the troopers who arrested him for drunk driving Tuesday night. He was found naked at the scene of a car wreck. He crashed his car in a construction zone. He was given a shirt for his mug shot and paper pants.
TLC debuted "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" last night, a spinoff of "Toddlers & Tiaras." It features the memorable Alana & her family, the Thompsons, in Georgia. Last night, the girls competed in pig foot bobbing and mud pit belly flop contests, and an etiquette class.
Phillip Phillips debuts 'Home' video on 'So You Think You Can Dance'
"American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips debuted the music video for his "Idol" winner's single "Home" last night during "So You Think You Can Dance" on FOX. It’s being used in the Olympics. So far the song has sold nearly 850,000 copies & peaked at No. 9 on the charts.
U.S. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been dating model Megan Rossee for five months. The couple took their romance public by walking the red carpet last night at a promotional event in London. He is 27, she is 25. She’s also a cocktail waitress.
Sharon Osbourne in reality show battle with NBC
Sharon Osbourne told the NY Post she’s quitting "America's Got Talent" because NBC fired her son. Jack Osbourne was to co-star on the reality show "Stars Earn Stripes." Celebrities are put thru military-style exercises. Jack was recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
Lady Gaga announces new CD title
Lady Gaga has announced her next album will be called "ARTPOP." It is set for release some time next year. She said the title is capitalized. Her previous albums "The Fame," "The Fame Monster" and "Born This Way" were huge blockbusters.
Khloe Kardashian being considered to host X Factor USA
She's not known for her beautiful voice, but that hasn't put Khloe Kardashian off seeking a role on the X Factor. She’s among 6 celebrities being auditioned this week. Pussycat Doll Ashley Roberts is also in the running. The new season is currently filming.
Young Buck starts 18-month prison sentence
David Darnell Brown, the rapper known as Young Buck, began an 18-month federal prison sentence for gun possession in Mississippi Monday. The former G-Unit rapper checked into Yazoo City Federal Prison in Southern Mississippi. He is a convicted felon, age 31.
Matt Lauer criticized for saying 'Indian giver' on 'Today' show
On Monday’s "Today" show, Meredith Vieira handed Matt Lauer a pair of Stella McCartney-designed Olympic underwear. When she reached to take the panties back, Lauer said “They’re mine. Don't be an Indian giver." Native Americans consider the term offensive.
Actor Michael Clarke Duncan remains hospitalized
Michael Clarke Duncan remains hospitalized in Los Angeles more than three weeks after suffering a heart attack. He is out of intensive care. The 54-year-old actor is best known for playing an innocent gifted prisoner who is executed in “The Green Mile.” Tom Hanks starred.
Elton John calls Madonna 'fairground stripper'
Sunday night in an interview with Australian TV, Elton John called Madonna a "nightmare." He explained, "Sorry, her career is over. Her tour has been a disaster and it couldn't happen to a bigger (expletive). She looks like a (effing) fairground stripper."
Flesh-N-Bone’s Missing Daughter is Back Home
Flesh-N-Bone's 15-year-old daughter, who was reported missing two weeks ago, has returned home. She was tracked down by a family member and safely returned. She failed to return home following a work shift at Taco Bell. He hasn’t said where she was.
Michelle Obama heads back to Leno's stage
Michelle Obama is headed back to Jay Leno's stage. The first lady will make her third appearance on "The Tonight Show" Aug. 13. She’ll talk about the London Olympics, and life with her family at the White House. In January, she promoted her "Let's Move!" campaign.
GMA to sit Robert Pattinson for interview next week
Good Morning America has booked Robert Pattinson for an interview Aug 15. His movie Cosmopolis opens in NY and Los Angeles Aug. 17. He hasn't been heard from since news broke about girlfriend Kristen Stewart's fling with married movie director Rupert Sanders.
Katy Perry Wants To Launch Her Acting Career
Katy Perry wants to work on her acting career. She is taking acting lessons and is available for a sitcom role. She does not want to keep touring and singing. She and singer John Mayer have been spending quality time together.
Just 5-11 and 165 pounds: son of John Mellencamp to play Duke football
Duke began practice Monday with freshman Hud Mellencamp - the son of John Mellencamp - on its roster. Hud was home-schooled and did not play high school football. He was an accomplished boxer in Indiana. At Duke, he’ll be a defensive back. He’ll wear jersey No. 17.
Drake Slams Chris Brown In New Single
Drake has slammed Chris Brown in his new single 'Enough Said'. The song includes vocals by Aaliyah, who died in a plane crash in 2001. A line in the song appears to be a diss at Chris Brown for mediocre album sales. Fans say it’s a cheap shot at his rival.
Target unveils pricey 'Hunger Games' keepsakes
For one day, Target will become a high-end store. On Aug 18, Target will sell items related to the DVD release of “Hunger Games.” Included are a Mockingjay pin, hunting jacket, and autographed lithographs. Prices range from $349 to $999. The Blu-Ray DVD is $25.99.
All-star lineup joins 'A Very Special Christmas' fundraiser for Special Olympics
Christina Aguilera, Michael Buble, Dave Matthews and Train are producing Christmas music for Special Olympics. They’ll be on the 25th anniversary "A Very Special Christmas" album series. It’s out Oct 16. Also on it: Jason Mraz, Rascal Flatts, Cheap Trick and more.
Jordin Sparks calls Detroit 'spirit and heart' of 'Sparkle'
Jordin Sparks was in metro Detroit Sunday night for a special screening of the movie Sparkle, which opens nationwide Aug. 17. The film about Motown also features the late Whitney Houston. Sparks said, "Detroit is really the spirit and heart of the movie."
Take That singer Gary Barlow and wife lose baby
Take That musician Gary Barlow and his wife Dawn are asking for privacy. Their baby daughter, Poppy Barlow, was delivered stillborn on Saturday. The couple also has a son and two daughters. Barlow is also a judge on the British version of "The X Factor."
President Barack Obama Is A Fan Of Anne Hathaway
President Obama thinks ‘Catwoman’ Anne Hathaway ''was the best thing'' in 'The Dark Knight Rises'. He spoke about the film during a campaign fundraiser Monday. He said ''I got a chance to see 'Batman', and she was the best thing in it. That's just my personal opinion.''
Pink Has Become A Face Of Covergirl
Pink has signed up as a face for CoverGirl. She will first promote what the brand is touting as a ''bold new mascara innovation.'' Her first ads will debut this autumn. Other CoverGirl celebrities include Taylor Swift, Sofia Vergara, Drew Barrymore, and Queen Latifah.
Bin Laden movie trailer is out; filmmakers are talking
The first trailer for Zero Dark Thirty is out. That's the movie chronicling the hunt for Osama bin Laden. The film is set to open Dec. 19. Zero Dark Thirty has drawn political fire with critics questioning the filmmakers' access to any classified documents.
'Great Gatsby,’ featuring DiCaprio, moves to Summer 2013
Fans of Leonardo DiCaprio will have to wait until next year to see him in The Great Gatsby. He plays Jay Gatsby in the film. Carey Mulligan plays Daisy Buchanan, and Tobey Maguire is Nick Carraway. The release moves from Dec to next summer to reach a larger audience.
Yung Berg Manager's Shot Dead
Rapper Yung Berg is mourning the loss of his former manager Christopher Martin. He was found shot dead in South Carolina Saturday. His body was discovered outside a vacant home in Berkeley County. His death is being investigated as a homicide.
Cyndi Lauper Landed Her First Job At Her New Book Publisher
Cyndi Lauper has seen her career come full circle. She landed her very first job at the company publishing her memoir. Simon & Schuster will release the book sometime this fall. She admits she lied to get the job. Shortly after, she hit stardom with her first song on MTV.
TAKE AWAY HER CAR KEYS PLEASE!! A Los Angeles woman filed a police report Saturday afternoon claiming Amanda Bynes rear-ended her, then drove off. It happened on Ventura Blvd. The woman’s bumper was torn off. Bynes was arrested for DUI April 6, & was accused of hit-&-runs on May 5 and May 27.
Stevie Wonder files for divorce from wife of 11 years
Guess she's not the sunshine of his life anymore! HA! After 11 years of marriage and two sons together, Stevie Wonder filed for divorce from wife Kai Millard Morris. He cites irreconcilable differences and wants joint custody. They have been separated since October 2009.
Natalie Portman ties the knot
Oscar winning actress Natalie Portman (The Black Swan girl! CREEPY!) and her fiancé of 2 years, French dancer and choreographer Benjamin Millepied, have made it official. The couple wed Saturday night at a private home in central California. They met on the set of Black Swan in 2009. Their son Aleph is 14-months old.
Rupert Sanders and Liberty Ross haven't seen each other since news of hookup
Rupert Sanders and his wife, Liberty Ross, haven't seen each other since he told her about his dalliance with Kristen Stewart. She has been focusing on the couple's two children. For now, she’s taking it a day at a time. She’s not interested in a reconciliation right now.
Lollapalooza lineup shuffled due to big storm
A powerful thunderstorm rumbled into downtown Chicago on Saturday. Lollapalooza concertgoers took shelter in underground parking garages. No one was hurt. They were allowed back into Grant Park after 2 hours. The Saturday night schedule was extended.
Charges dropped against actor Cuba Gooding Jr.
Misdemeanor battery charges against Cuba Gooding Jr. have been officially dropped. No one showed up at his hearing Friday to press the complaint. He allegedly pushed a female bartender against a wall last Wednesday. He is in New Orleans filming "The Butler."
Nanny leaves boy with Adele at café
The parents of a young boy in London are upset with their nanny. On Thursday, singer Adele was at a London café. The nanny left the boy with her to use the bathroom. She returned, took a photo, & they left. The parents are angry she left the boy with a stranger.
Nick Jonas being considered as 'American Idol' judge
Nick Jonas is eager to fill one of the empty judging seats on "American Idol." He confirmed to his Twitter followers he's definitely in the running. The only confirmed new judge is Mariah Carey for $18M. Pharrell Williams is also negotiating the terms of his contract.
Kevin Federline Claims Flying Golf Balls Caused Damage To Rented Home
Kevin Federline and his former landlord are suing each other. He rented a home in Tarzana, California in 2008. The landlord sued him for unpaid rent and damage. Kevin claims the damage was from golfballs, and the security deposit covered the missing rent.
Spike Lee will stick with the Knicks
He's New York's most prominent Knicks fan. But he's also a proud son of Brooklyn. So would Spike Lee ever consider switching teams and rooting for the Brooklyn Nets? He told the NY Times no way. The Nets play their first games in Brooklyn this fall, after moving from NJ.
MTV sets Jersey Season 6 date, orders more 'Snooki & JWoww'
MTV has set a premiere date for Season 6 of Jersey Shore. It kicks off on Thursday, Oct. 4 at 10 p.m. They began filming in June and wrapped just after the 4th of July. The network has also ordered a second season of spinoff Snooki & JWoww.
Rosie O'Donnell's fiancee diagnosed with rare disease
Rosie O'Donnell's fiancé, Michelle Rounds, has been diagnosed with a series of rare tumors. The illness has caused the couple to delay their wedding until next summer. They have requested donations be made to the Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation.
Snoop Dogg Needs Weed To Write Songs
Snoop Dogg said he needs specific ingredients to get him in the mood before he can write a hit. He smokes weed to write rap, and has females around for inspiration. He stars in the film, 'Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap' to be released on DVD in October.
T-Boz Takes A Hit In Mansion Sale
TLC star T-Boz has sold her Georgia mansion at a huge loss. Tionne Watkins has been struggling with financial problems and almost lost the property to foreclosure in 2008. She purchased the home in 2001 for just over $1.12 million. She just sold it for $680,000.
Nadya Suleman available for paid dates
Octomom Nadya Suleman has put herself up for auction to earn some cash. She’s trying to save her house. She’s created an online dating profile on What'sYourPrice.com. Users pay other users to go out with them. Nadya is starting the bidding at $500.
Guardianship, care of Michael Jackson’s children and estate to be decided today
Lawyers are in court today to determine guardianship of Michael Jackson’s 3 children. Katherine Jackson has asked to resume full guardianship, with TJ Jackson the co-guardian and estate manager. Jermaine Jackson has apologized for the family’s public feud.
Cuba Gooding Jr Summoned To A Court Hearing On Friday
Cuba Gooding Jr will be in a New Orleans court tomorrow. Prosecutors will question him about pushing a bartender into a wall Tuesday during an angry confrontation with fans. His rep says it’s all a misunderstanding. The female bartender is no longer pressing charges.
Carly Rae Jepsen Ties Gotye With Eight Week On Top In U.S.
Carly Rae Jepsen has matched Gotye with 8 weeks atop Billboard’s singles chart. Between them, they’ve scored more weeks at number one than all other chart-toppers in 2012 combined. Katy Perry has ended Maroon 5's run at number two. Wide Awake rises a spot.
Osbourne: Her 'AGT' future up in the air
Sharon Osbourne says she doesn't know if she will return as a judge on Season 8 of "America's Got Talent." She says Howard Stern has been asked to return. She tweeted July 26 she didn’t plan to come back. So far, she hasn’t received a new contract from producers.
Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis jet to Bali
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are at a 5-star resort in Bali. They tried to sneak aboard a flight at LAX Sunday morning, but were recognized by passengers. His arm was around her. The former ‘That 70’s Show’ castmates have been trying to keep their relationship quiet.
Taylor Swift Earns Approval From Kennedy Clan
Robert F. Kennedy's widow Ethel is pleased grandson Conor is seeing Taylor Swift. She said "We should be so lucky to have her in our family." The pair met after his aunt, Rory, went to one of Swift's concerts. Since then, Taylor’s been visiting the Kennedy compound in Mass.
Katy Perry Goes Back to Black Bob
She first burst on to the music scene in 2008 with dark black hair. And since then, Katy Perry has dyed her naturally blonde locks pretty much every color under the sun. At the premiere of ‘Part of Me’ in Brazil, she showcased a sleek and sophisticated new bob.
Bieber spotlights his grown-up side in flashy new video
Justin Bieber’s latest video and single from “Believe” is "As Long As You Love Me." Actor Michael Madsen from "Pulp Fiction" and "Reservoir Dogs" plays the disapproving father of Bieber's love interest. It features car chases, fights, raunchy dancers and steamy romance.
Charlize Theron Wants Hair To Grow
Charlize Theron is desperate for her hair to grow back. She shaved off her famed blonde locks for her role in 'Mad Max: Fury Road'. She isn't comfortable with her new look and can't wait to get rid of her skinhead. She has been wearing wigs & limiting public appearances.
Russell Brand ready to build a nest with new girlfriend
Russell Brand and new girlfriend Isabella Brewster are house-hunting in L.A. They met in a yoga class. His divorce from Katy Perry was finalized last month. Isabella is the younger sister of 'Fast & Furious' star Jordana Brewster. She previously dated Bradley Cooper.
Ray J Returned To Hotel Whitney Houston Died In
Whitney Houston's ex-boyfriend has returned to the hotel where she died for the first time since her death. Singer Ray J was promoting his new TV project “The Rickey Smiley Show.” He said returning to the Beverly Hilton Hotel was ''very weird'' and emotional.
Drake Planning Aaliyah Treat At Toronto Festival
Rapper Drake performs at this weekend's Ovo Festival in Toronto, Canada. He will close the event by debuting a new song featuring late R&B singer Aaliyah, who died in a plane crash in 2001. He is producing her upcoming posthumous album.
Pattinson to make first post-scandal appearance
Robert Pattinson has decided to attend the New York premiere of his latest film, Cosmopolis, Aug 13. It will mark his first public appearance since ex-girlfriend Kristen Stewart’s cheating scandal. He accepted an invitation to stay at the estate of friend Reese Witherspoon.
Kristen Stewart Hiding Out At Parents' House
Kristen Stewart is hiding out at her parents' home. She recently moved out of the LA house she shared with co-star and boyfriend Robert Pattinson. Her parents also live in California. She has been talking to close friend Jodie Foster, who is a mother-like figure to her.
Aerosmith's Tyler: "American Idol" job "not my cup of tea"
Steven Tyler said he "loved and hated" his 2-year stint as a judge on "American Idol." But he admitted the singing contest was "not my cup of tea." He took the job partly to wait out an internal feud in his band, Aerosmith. He also says, “I made a ton of money.”
Anderson Cooper's Chat Show To Return In All-New Format
Anderson Cooper’s talk show returns Sept 10 with a new look. The name has been changed to “Anderson Live.” It will air from the CBS Broadcast Center. Viewers will communicate in real-time social media. And the show will also be using rotating daily guest hosts.
Jennifer Lopez & Casper: Legal Threats Over 'Gay Sex Club' Reports
Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart are threatening to sue Star and In Touch Magazines. Both published stories about Casper being caught in a gay club and exotic massage parlor. The couple say the stories are false, and want a retraction, or they’ll sue.
Michael Jackson's mother is returning to Indiana to celebrate his 54th birthday. The events in Gary, Ind., will be attended by his three children as well. A candlelight vigil is planned Aug. 29 outside the family's original home on Jackson's 54th birthday.
Diana Ross urges privacy for Jackson children
Diana Ross says the recent turmoil within the Jackson family shouldn't be playing out publicly. She was named in Jackson's 2002 will as a potential guardian for his 3 children if his mother was not available. A judge appointed TJ Jackson as a temporary guardian.
Peter Frampton injured In Car Crash
Rock veteran Peter Frampton suffered minor injuries in a car accident Tuesday. He was sitting in traffic on a West Coast highway when the car behind ran into him. The female driver was texting on her phone. He was treated for back and neck injuries. He is 62.
Alicia Keys And Swizz Beatz In Fender Bender
Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz were in a fender bender in New York Tuesday. The couple were cruising down Madison Ave in a Morgan Aero Coupe, a special edition vintage car. It was tapped by another vehicle, scraping the fender. They exchanged information, & drove off.
Robin Roberts takes break from 'GMA'
"Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts walked out of Tuesday's program after not feeling well. She said she’s taking some time off and will be back before leaving again for a bone-marrow transplant in Sept. Roberts is a breast-cancer survivor.
Taylor Swift dating RFK's grandson
Taylor Swift has been enjoying dates with Robert F. Kennedy's grandson, Conor, in Hyannis Port, Mass. The pair have been spotted holding hands, sailing, and attending a party. Conor’s mother Mary committed suicide in May.
Warrant issued for Cuba Gooding's arrest for Bourbon Street assault
Police in New Orleans have issued an arrest warrant for Cuba Gooding Jr. A bartender accused the actor of assaulting her. She asked him to leave the pub at 2 a.m. Tuesday because he was being verbally abusive to patrons. She said he shoved her against a wall.
Snoop Dogg is 'born again' as Snoop Lion
No more Dogg. Rapper Snoop Dogg says he was "born again" during a visit to Jamaica in January. He discovered his true inner Rastafarian self. He now wants to be known as Snoop Lion. He's also releasing a reggae album called Reincarnated in the fall.
Lady Gaga & Cher’s Duet Dropping In October
Cher has Tweeted details about a duet with Lady Gaga, expected to drop in October. She wrote, “Gaga is MAJOR and her vocal is AMAZING! Can’t tell names of songs cause Record Co. gave strict orders! Think 1st Single drops Oct. then CD near Xmas.”
Nicki Minaj Accused Of Snubbing Paid Party Appearance
A Texas nightclub owner accusses Nicki Minaj of reneging on a $30,000 deal to attend a post-concert party. She performed in Dallas on Sunday. Zouk nightclub claims it paid her to appear there afterward. She Tweeted that a promoter sold tickets under false pretenses.
Colbert to host concert aboard NYC's Intrepid
Stephen Colbert will host a concert Aug. 10 aboard the Intrepid floating Museum in New York. Performing will be the Flaming Lips, Santigold, Grandmaster Flash, Grizzly Bear, and the band Fun. Colbert quipped: "Does Bonnaroo have cruise missiles? I think not."
Shaggy: There Are No Classic Songs In The Charts
Shaggy doesn't think modern artists make enough ''classic'' pop songs anymore. He doesn't think the songs on the charts today have any longevity to them. He’s also not interested in working on songs with artists he doesn't 'Kate the Great' tops 'Vanity Fair' 2012 Best-Dressed List know and respect.
'Kate the Great' tops 'Vanity Fair' 2012 Best-Dressed List
Kate Middleton is the cover girl of September's Vanity Fair. For the third time, the mag names Kate to its International Best-Dressed List. Tom Brady and Jay-Z made the list for the first time. Alicia Keys is back on the list after her inaugural appearance in 2009.
Robert Pattinson may cancel 'Cosmopolis' Appearance over scandal
Robert Pattinson is reportedly thinking about not attending a scheduled upcoming press appearance for his new film 'Cosmopolis'. He does not want to answer questions about ex-girlfriend Kristen Stewart's cheating scandal. The film will be premiering in New York.
Rapper Meek Mill Chastised Over Song Lyrics
Rapper Meek Mill has been reprimanded by a judge over the lyrics to his song The Ride. The hip-hop star appeared in court in his native Philadelphia Tuesday for a probation status hearing. In The Ride, he called the city's District Attorney a "b**ch".
Jason Segel ready to leave How I Met Your Mother
Actor Jason Segel is set to quit hit sitcom How I Met Your Mother after its upcoming eighth season. He’s portrayed Marshall Eriksen on the comedy since 2005. He’s had a string of successful movies and is ready to leave TV and the “nice guy roles” behind.
Tyra Banks Almost Left America's Next Top Model
Tyra Banks almost quit America's Next Top Model because of too much stress. She created the show in 2003, and was juggling her roles as host and executive producer. Since graduating Harvard Business School, she has learned to share the workload.
Tiger Woods' ex-wife Elin Nordegren dating Swedish ice-hockey player
Elin Nordegren’s new rumored beau is chubby-faced Douglas Murray, a Swedish NHL player with San Jose. She is on the rebound from her latest failed romance with businessman Jamie Dingman. They have been seen together several times. Both are 32.