The HollyWooWoo Report Thursday, January 31st, 2013
Lindsay Lohan appears in court, judge announces retirement
I knew you were trouble when you walked in...Lindsay Lohan briefly appeared in court yesterday with her NEW attorney! Judge Stephanie Sautner shook her head when she saw LiLio...because Linds planned on being a "NO SHOW" claiming she had the flu. HA! Her new trial date is set March 18th - and it could result in jail. This is all due to the car accident last summer on the PCH in Malibu when LiLo LIED to LAPD. A big NO NO probation violation.
Lindsay Lohan has new brother
While she was in the courtroom - her dad was in the delivery room. YEP! Lindsay Lohan has a new half-brother. Michael Lohan's ON/OFF girlfriend Kate Major gave birth to a son...Landon Major Lohan. Mazel Tov!
End of '30 Rock' after 7 years
This makes me sad because I looove Tina Fey!!!! Ugh. '30 Rock' ends its 7-year run tonight at 8 p.m. with a one-hour special. Tina Fey's Liz Lemon is a stay-at-home wife and mother, having left her now-canceled late-night show, ‘TGS With Tracy Jordan’. The show also starred Alec Baldwin, Jack McBrayer and Jane Krakowski. So sad. What a great show! Tina Fey is brilliant.
Rihanna confirms Chris Brown reconciliation
File this under...WHAT THE HELL!!!!! Rihanna confirmed to 'Rolling Stone' Magazine she has reconciled with Chris Brown. WHY!!!!! Where is her mother to tell her NO. She insisted she doesn't think Brown will physically hurt her again. Wait and see sister...she said, “He made a mistake, and he's paid his dues. I decided it was more important for me to be happy."
Bev Hills Hotel to cover repairs to Justin Bieber’s Ferrari
Justin Bieber's Ferrari is currently in a repair shop. His friend Lil Twist damaged it on a New Year’s Day drive in Beverly Hills. Wait...his name is LIL TWIST?! Lord. Well....The Four Seasons Hotel will pay the $10,000 repair bill to maintain its lucrative relationship with Justin. A rep for the Four Seasons had no comment.
Justin Timberlake to perform at Grammys
My boy JT...AKA Justin Timberlake...will be rocking that suit and tie at the Grammy Awards Feb. 10. He returned to music earlier this month when he released the single, Suit & Tie, which features Jay-Z. His third solo album, The 20/20 Experience, will be released March 19.
John Mayer Still Worries Vocal Problems Will Return
Katy Perry's boyfriend John Mayer is singing again after a 6-month silence following a second operation on his throat. He returned to the stage January 16 at a benefit concert in his adopted Montana. He can sing, but admits he still worries about his voice. He is dating Katy Perry.
Oprah Winfrey Injured By Tyler Perry's Birthday Gift
This is funny....leave it to Oprah and her extravagant lifestyle!! So Oprah Winfrey spent her 59th birthday in bed Tuesday after straining her back. She was inundated with gifts, including a huge floral arrangement from Tyler Perry. She sprained her back leaning over to pick it up. He joked on Facebook: “Next year I'm sending her 1 rose."
Sad news for actress Ashley Judd and her race car driver hubby Dario Franchitti - they announced they are separating after 11 years of marriage. They married in Scotland in 2001. He has won the Indianapolis 500 three times!! Apparently - distance broke them up. He travels the World racing & she is contemplating running for office in Kentucky.
Barbara Walters is out of the hospital
Good new for Babs! Barbara Walters is out of the hospital and recovering from chicken pox at home. The 83-year-old host of "The View" is resting comfortably and "getting stronger." She went into the hospital Jan. 19 after falling & cutting her head in DC, then she went to NYC for a fever and then she was later diagnosed with chicken pox. What a rough couple of weeks! WHEW! Feel better Barbara!
Lindsay claims she has flu, but photogs catch her out shopping
OH BOY! She is spreading her germs allllll over town. YIKES! Lindsay Lohan reportedly has the flu and a note from her doctor to prove it. So says her Facebok page... She’s due in L.A. court today to address issues in advance of her upcoming February trial. Photos of her shopping in SoHo have surfaced online. She & mom Dina booked a flight from N.Y. to L.A. last night.
Chris Brown's Hand In Cast After Ocean Brawl
Chris Brown has made his first public appearance since his weekend bust-up with fellow R&B singer Frank Ocean. Ocean was treated for minor injuries to his hand. Brown was photographed leaving his house Tuesday with his hand in a cast.
Alec Baldwin's Wife Pregnant
Alec Baldwin is set to become a dad again. Entertainment media reports his new wife, Hilaria Thomas, is pregnant. The couple wed last year. He is 54, she is 28. Baldwin has a 17-year-old daughter, Ireland, from his marriage to actress Kim Basinger (Bay-singer).
The Mayans had it wrong. The end of the World will actually be on June 25th - when The Kris Jenner Daytime Talk Show debuts. Yep - Mama Kardashian is getting her own talk show. Some old man in Hollywood at the FOX studios apparently has the hots for Kris and gave her a talk show. Walter Kronkite just rolled over in his grave.
Barbara Walters can't catch a break. 1st - she falls over a chair in DC and slices her head open. She lands in the hospital. Horrible fever. Then she goes home to NYC...only to be back in the hospital with CHICKEN POX!! The 83 year old news veteran should be home by the end of the week...where we hope she goes to sleep in a padded room wearing a Haz Mat suit and a helmet.
The 4 men who are suing 'American Idol' and the FOX network are claiming they were forced off the show because of the color of their skin. And because they were men. Some of them said producer Nigel Lythgoe was a nice guy - but ended their 15 minutes of fame too soon. It's a million dollar lawsuit...that will probably be thrown out within the 1st 15 minutes of their trial.
Chris 'Beat Her Down' Brown is insisting he DID NOT start the fight between Frank Ocean. It all happened Sunday night - the 2 hip-hop stars were at a recording studio in LA. A fight broke out - police were called and Breezy disappeared. Chris is insiting via his attorney, it was not his fault. What was the fight about? A girl?! Gang colors?! A blurry Instagram photo?! Nope...it was over a parking spot. A PARKING SPOT!!! Only in LA.
Frank Ocean Forces Chris Brown into fight in L.A studio parking lot
Say it ain't so...Chris Brown got into a fist fight?!? NO WAY. And it was allover a parking spot? That is soooooo LA. Here's what went down: Chris Brown was at the Westlake Studio in L.A. last night with an artist he represents. As he was leaving, Frank Ocean’s 'crew' arrived. Chris wanted to shake hands. Frank accused CB of taking bis parking spot and pushed him...and then a fight started. Chris was gone when LAPD arrived. They are investigating. No charges have been filed. Yet.
Bad weather at the Box Office
File this under: I have NO desire to see this movie. And clearly nobody else did. HA! “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters" cooked up $19 million in its opening weekend. "Mama" dropped to second place with $12.8 million. "Silver Linings Playbook" came in third place with $10 million. If you havent seen "This Is 40"....go see it. BEST MOVIE EVER!!!
'Argo,' Lawrence, Day-Lewis win at SAG
It was a BIG night in Hollywood as awards season powers on! The SAG Awards...not for plastic surgery. No this is the Screen Actors Guild awards. The CIA thriller "Argo" won the top honor at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. Lead-acting honors went to Jennifer Lawrence for "Silver Linings Playbook" and Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln. Best TV comedy was “Modern Family,” top drama was "Downton Abbey." And despite rumors, Jennifer Lawrence's dress did NOT rip. It was just the lining peaking through. No rips. Bad press, but no rips.
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher to move to London
I am totally behind these 2 getting married and having kids! I love this Hollywood couple... don't you? Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher have been spotted looking at houses in London. They are planning to set up home while she films 'Jupiter Ascending'. They’ll be there about 6 months. Their neighbors would include Kate Hudson and Guy Ritchie. Those are good neigbors to borrow a cup of sugar from! I wonder what Demi Moore is thinking?! Mmmm.....
Dr. Phil lands interview with Manti Te'o girlfriend Hoaxer
THIS IS HUUUUGE FOR PHIL! WOW! Dr. Phil has landed the first interview with Ronaiah Tuiasosopo. Who you ask? Well he is the "mastermind" behind the Manti Te'o fake girlfriend hoax. The two-part interview will air this Thursday and Friday.- Dr. Phil talked with Ronaiah over the weekend. Sources say it was "emotional and deep." Apparently...he is gay & was trying to have a relationship with Manti withouth revealing his identity. Saucy!
Burt Reynolds hospitalized with severe flu
EVERYBODY HAS THE FLU!!! And for actor Burt Reynolds - it is a really really bad case! He has been hospitalized in Florida with a severe case of the flu. He is in intensive care with severe dehydration. His rep told the media he should be well enough to go home today. Reynolds is 76. He had heart bypass surgery in 2010. Feel better big guy!
Casey Anthony Declares Bankruptcy, Reconciles with Her Dad
Remember her? OH - you forgot? Good. Me too. She is scum. And now she is broke. Casey Anthony - the Florida woman acquitted of killing daughter Caylee - has filed for bankruptcy in Florida. She says she has no income. She has been living in a condo in Cape Canaveral since late last year. It was leased for her by her father.
Tina Fey Keen To Get Mean Girls: The Musical Underway In 2013
Buying my tockets to the Great White Way now!!! This is gonna be grrreat! Actress/Writer/Producer Tina Fey is hoping to get the green light to turn her Lindsay Lohan movie 'Mean Girls' into a stage musical this year. The 30 Rock creator and star wrote the screenplay for the popular 2004 teen comedy. She is negotiating with Paramount to bankroll the project. If I had the money, I would bankroll it. Green light that ish Paramount!
Parker - A thief with a unique code of professional ethics is double-crossed by his crew and left for dead. Assuming a new disguise and forming an unlikely alliance with a woman on the inside, he looks to hijack the score of the crew's latest heist. Stars Jason Statham, Jennifer Lopez, Michael Chiklis, and Nick Nolte. Rated R.
Movie 43 - A series of 12 interconnected short films follows three kids as they search the depths of the Internet to find the most banned movie in the world. Stars a large ensemble cast of stars. Rated R for explicit and repulsive content. (Began shooting in 2005 and had 11 directors and 15 writers. Was originally named “Truth or Dare”)
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters - In this spin on the fairy tale, Hansel & Gretel are now bounty hunters who track and kill witches all over the world. As the fabled Blood Moon approaches, the siblings encounter a new form of evil that might hold a secret to their past. Stars Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton and Famke (Fam-kee) Janssen. Rated R.
Matt Damon gets revenge on Jimmy Kimmel last night
If you watch Jimmy Kimmel, you know about his long-running gag of “not having enough time for Matt Damon.” Last night, Damon tied up and gagged Kimmel, then interviewed Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, & Sheryl Crow. Ben Affleck held the cue cards.
The Baton Rouge audition show for American Idol lasted only an hour. Nicki Minaj and the judges generally behaved themselves. Most impressive was 19-year-old Burnell Taylor, who laid out the judges with a performance of ‘I'm Here’ from Broadway’s The Color Purple.
Nine former black “Idol” contestants claim racism, hire a lawyer
Nine black former "American Idol" contestants are banding together to sue the show. They claim they were all forced off to boost ratings. All 9 were disqualified for various reasons. Producer Nigel Lythgoe said "We treat everybody the same, no matter the race or sex."
Beyonce, Destiny’s Child to perform LIVE at Super Bowl
Beyonce will kick off the Super Bowl half-time show with "Crazy in Love." Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams will join her for a medley of "Bills, Bills, Bills," "Survivor," and their new song "Nuclear." The NFL says all half-time entertainment must be performed LIVE.
Michael Bublé and wife are expecting their first child
Michael Bublé and wife Luisana are expecting their first child. The couple made the announcement in a video posted on her YouTube account. Bublé sings ‘Haven't Met You Yet’, while ‘We're having a baby Bublé!" is displayed on top an ultrasound image.
Kanye West drops thousands of dollars on five Cartier bracelets
Kanye West is spoiling Kim Kardashian during their stay in Paris this week. The rapper has showered his pregnant girlfriend with jewels from high-end jewelry store Cartier. He gave her 5 yellow gold and diamond bracelets. One, the coveted Love Bracelet, cost $34,650.
No “Dancing” for Lance, thank you
Lance Armstrong's publicist has confirmed the disgraced cyclist has turned down an offer to compete on "Dancing with the Stars." He has been offered to compete every year since the show started. He notified producers this week not to bother.
'America's Next Top Model' winner seriously injures face in accident
Lisa D'Amato, who won "America's Next Top Model: All-Stars," was injured on a movie set in Colorado. She and a crew member were doing a handstand. She fell on her face, he fell on top of her. Her nose was broken & face badly cut. She was in Top Model season 5.
JJ Abrams to direct next 'Star Wars'
J.J. Abrams is set to direct the next installment of "Star Wars," which will be "Episode 7" due out in 2015. Disney bought "Star Wars" maker Lucasfilm last month for $4 billion. He directed "Star Trek: Into Darkness," set to hit theaters May 17.
Justin Timberlake's '20/20 Experience' Due March 19
Justin Timberlake's third solo album, "The 20/20 Experience," will hit stores March 19. "Suit & Tie" rocketed to No. 4 this week and earned JT his best sales week for a download. He'll be playing a New Orleans charity gig Feb. 2 as part of the Super Bowl weekend festivities.
Stars Give Away Sundance Swag Bags To Charity
Stars put their celebrity status to good use at the Sundance Film Festival by giving away their swanky gift bags to charity. There was a reverse gift-giving suite set up over the 10-day festival in Utah. Donated items will be distributed to needy families across the country.
Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn dating? She's teaching his kids to ski
Tiger Woods is finally moving on. He has been seeing Olympic gold-medal winning skier Lindsey Vonn for about 2 months. She's been teaching his kids how to ski. He made a trip to visit Lindsey in mid-January when she was competing at an event in Austria.
Jennifer Lawrence Angers Hawaiians On ‘Catching Fire’ Movie Set
Jennifer Lawrence angered Hawaiian natives while filming the latest installment of The Hunger Games. She was wearing a wetsuit and got an itch. She rubbed her bottom on a pile of sacred rocks. The locals worship the stones for their supposed religious powers.
Barry Manilow, still sick, cancels shows through the weekend
Barry Manilow has canceled performances of his Broadway show through the weekend as he recovers from bronchitis. The show was set to open last night. He fell ill Tuesday & canceled Tuesday and Wednesday preview performances. He plans to be back on stage Tuesday.
‘Girls’ renewed for third season
Golden Globe winning comedy 'Girls' will return for a third season. Lena Dunham, who created and stars in the comedy, wants to extend its run from 10 episodes to 12. The new season begins shooting at the end of March through summer.
Marc Anthony splits from Shannon de Lima
Marc Anthony has split from model girlfriend Shannon de Lima. His rep said, ''The amicable breakup became official in mid-January.'' He filed for divorce from Jennifer Lopez in April 2012 following their 7-year marriage. They have twins, 4-year-old Emme and Max.
Justin Timberlake's grandfather dead
The grandfather of Justin Timberlake has died. Bill Bomar died Dec. 29. He was too ill to travel to Italy for Justin and Jessica Biel's wedding last year. Justin flew a slice of wedding cake 5000 miles to him. Justin 7 jessica attended his funeral January 2.
Steven Seagal becomes sheriff's deputy in New Mexico
Steven Seagal has been sworn in as a New Mexico sheriff's deputy. He is now 60. He is expected to take part in border security training soon. The A&E reality series "Steven Seagal: Lawman," followed his adventures as a deputy in a Parish in Louisiana.
Actress Leigh Taylor-Young is 68. Actress Jenifer (cq) Lewis is 56. Actress Dinah Manoff is 55. Country musician Mike Burch (River Road) is 47. Rhythm-and-blues singer Kina is 44. Actress China Kantner is 42. Actress Ana Ortiz is 42. Musician Matt Odmark (OHD'-mark) (Jars of Clay) is 39. Actress Mia Kirshner is 38. Actress Christine Lakin is 34. Rhythm-and-blues singer Alicia (ah-LEE'-shuh) Keys is 32. Actor Michael Trevino (TV: "The Vampire Diaries") is 28.
Am I the only one who is NOT a fan of Nicki Minaj? Doubt it. HA! Last night’s “American Idol” auditions were in Charlotte, North Carolina. 37 lucky contestants were sent to Hollywood...but the focus last night was on the non-stop feuding between Nicki and Mariah. Nicki even walked off the set! She is such a drama queen. I can't wait til the show goes LIVE in LA! That will be entertaining for sure.
Voice actor for Charlie Brown arrested in Calif.
File this under...WTF! The man who was the voice of Charlie Brown is in jail in San Diego. 56-year-old Peter Robbins allegedly threatened his former girlfriend & her plastic surgeon. Maybe he didn't like the new nose job? So strange to harrass the plastic surgeon too?! Random. He told police he wants his money back, along with his dog & car. Bail is $550,000. His lawyer says he’s eccentric. Good word to describe him. But he's also a looney tune!
Kate Upton's Super Bowl Ad Blasted By Parenting Group
I'm too sexy for...TV! 20 year old super-model Kate Upton's uber-sexy Super Bowl ad has been criticized by the Parents Television Council. They claim the ad is TOO sexy & provacative! In the ad - Kate washes a Mercedes-Benz while being watched by young football players. A sneak peek of the commercial has been posted on YouTube. Is it sexy? Yes!!! Is it offensive? Not at all.
Justin Timberlake To Stage Comeback Concert On The Eve Of The Super Bowl
This just made my day...and now all I want is a beinget & a plane ticket to N'Awlins!!! Justin Timberlake will make his LIVE music comeback on the eve of the Super Bowl. He’ll perform a New Orleans charity concert Feb. 2. We all remember what happened in 2004...when Justin performed with Janet Jackson and it was the "nip-slip" seen round the World. My advice JT: wear a turtleneck. HA!
White House shrugs off 'lip-sync' flap
Are we still hung up on this?! Geez. Yesterday - The White House declined to comment on whether Beyonce lip-synched at the presidential inaugural. Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters there are "bigger issues to be concerned with". AGREED! For once, I agree. Move on. Close the door. End of story.
Beyonce disappointed by controversy
And her we go again...Beyonce is reported to be disappointed by the controversy surrounding her lip-synced performance at the inauguration. She feels the controversy has tarnished what was supposed to be a momentous occasion. AGAIN - I AGREE!! She did not want to flub any of the words live & that is why she sang to a pre-recorded track.
CONGRATS to POINT artist Shakira...she is a mama. And her days of sleeping in past 10AM are over. HA HA! The 35-year-old Colombian singer and her 25-year-old soccer stud boy-toy Gerard welcomed son Milan on Tuesday in Spain. Shakira announced the news on Twitter.
Did or didn't she? Beyonce questioned on lip sync
We know she can sing...but can she sing LIVE?! Mmmmmm...rumor has it Beyonce sang to a pre-recorded track on Monday at Obama's innauguration. A spokeswoman for the U.S. Marine Band told news outlets Beyonce lip synced the national anthem at the inauguration. She had not rehearsed with the band, because of time constraints. By late afternoon, the Marine Corps backed off the statement. Hmmmm....either way I thought she was awesome! And looked gorgeous.
Lindsay Lohan’s attorney has had enough of the games, quits her case
Attorney Shawn Holley is saying goodbye to Lindsay Lohan. She will withdraw from Lindsay’s case before her hearing January 30. She has not been paid to keep Lindsay out of jail. Lindsay hired Mark Heller, a New York lawyer not licensed to practice in California.
Hospitalized Barbara Walters expects to be home soon
Barbara Walters remained hospitalized Tuesday after falling and hitting her head in Washington during the weekend. She has stitches in her upper scalp. She thanked everyone for their concern & support. She expects to go home later this week to recover. She is 83.
New Kids On The Block to tour with 98 Degrees, Boyz II Men
File this under BEST DAY EVER!!! New Kids on the Block will tour this year with fellow vocal groups 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men. The Package Tour is to kick off May 31 in Conn. It wraps July 13 in Minneapolis. There are no Virginia stops. This will be the first tour for 98 Degrees in more than 12 years.
Adele names son Angelo?
Adele has given a clue that her son's name is Angelo. She’s been wearing a gold necklace with the name on it. He was born in October. She is engaged to charity worker Simon Konecki. At the Golden Globes, she said, ''I just call him Little Peanut.''
Sheryl Crow sits for interview, won’t say if she knew Lance doped
Sheryl Crow sat down with Entertainment Tonight to talk about her time as Lance Armstrong’s fiancé. The most important question: did she know he was doping? She replied she did not want to comment. She gave useless, non-committal answers.
Beyonce, James Taylor & Kelly Clarkson performed at yesterday’s Presidential Inauguration in DC. Beyonce and Kelly Clarkson were incredible!!! Absolutely fantastic. WOW! And then last night, Jennifer Hudson, Stevie Wonder, FUN, Brad Paisley & Alicia keys performed at 2 inauguration balls. Yes - 2 balls! Over 30,000 people attended. Where was my invite?! Darn. It was a celeb filled weekend in DC...Other celebs seen in DC: Katy Perry & John Mayer, Ke$ha, Eva Longoria, John Legend & MC Hammer. 2 Legit to QUIT!
Michelle Obama wears Wu to the balls again
The question on everyones mond last night was answered...WHO DESIGNED MICHELLE OBAMA'S DRESS?! The First Lady looked stunning & wore a custom-made Jason Wu gown to last night’s inauguration balls. The ruby-colored dress was a follow-up to the white gown Wu made for her 4 years ago. The designer himself did not know Michelle would wear his design until she was seen on LIVE TV! He Tweeted "IN-SHOCK!!!" last night on his Twitter page.
Chris Brown the latest victim of “swatting”
While I am personally NOT a fan of Chris Brown, this is just RUDE! And un-called for. And a total waste of dollars & time. UGH! Sooo....the LAPD raced to Chris Brown's Hollywood Hills home Monday afternoon after someone called 911 and reported a domestic incident involving a gun!!! HOLY CRAP! It was just a hoax though. Chris Brown was not home...apparently there is a big trend in LA right now with celebrities being the victims of "swatting". Fake calls made to 911 about a major crime scene at an A-Lister's house. Sounds like a bunch of bored kids to me!
Barbara Walters hospitalized after fall over chair, misses inauguration
Babs missed the party of the year! Or atleast the next 4 years...Barbara Walters is on the mend. The 83-year-old ABC veteran & "View" co-host fell over a chair and cut her forehead while visiting the British Ambassador's residence Saturday night in DC. She had a nasty fall & cut...so she was taken via ambulance to a DC hospital. She missed all the events of the weekend but is said to be recovering & will head home to NYC later today. Get Better BARBARA!
Taylor Swift plans to stay single
April Foo's is calling...this sounds like a joke to me!! HA! So Taylor Swift wants to be independent for a while following her split from Harry Styles. She is telling family & friends she wants to be "single" for a while. She has had 13 romances since 2008. 13!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 13!!! THIRTEEN!!!! Holy Crap. I will believe it when I see it. 13?!?!?!?