He's in trouble again! Not shocked are we?!?! Justin Bieber turned himself in to police in Toronto last night. He’s accused of hitting a limo driver in the back of the head several times Dec. 30. Bieber & 5 companions had just left a nightclub. The driver stopped & Bieber left. He’s charged with assault & due in court Mar 10.
100,000 Americans ask Obama to kick Bieber out of the country
A petition calling for deporting Justin Bieber to Canada reached 100,000 signatures in just 6 days. The petition is hosted on the White House's We The People citizen portal. President Obama is expected to make a statement on the petition sometime over the weekend.
Justin Bieber’s rented Lambo a big hit in Miami
The rented Lambo Justin Bieber was driving before his DUI arrest is now a celebrity itself. Miami's Lou La Vie exotic car rental has been inundated with calls asking to rent it. The car rents for $1,500-$1,700 a day. So far, it's already booked through this weekend.
'American Idol' returns to hometown of David Archuleta
Last night, American Idol returned to Salt Lake City, the hometown of Season 7 runner-up David Archuleta. The talent, however, came from all over the country. The judges couldn't always agree on which singers had talent. The 2 standouts: Kenzie Hall & Briston Maroney.
Hugh Grant is a father, for a third time
We’re just learning actor Hugh Grant had a 3rd love child back in Sept. A birth certificate shows that a Swedish TV producer named Anna Elisabet Eberstein secretly gave birth to a baby boy on Sept. 3. Grant is listed as the father. He also has 2 children by Tinglan Hong.
Kanye West angry after Kim Kardashian is rejected from Vogue cover
Kanye West is upset Vogue magazine picked Lena Dunham over Kim Kardashian for the cover of February's edition. Editor Anna Wintour is not a fan of the Kardashian Family. The 36-year-old rapper is reportedly ''insulted'' she picked Dunham over Kim.
Jay-Z gives J. Cole founder’s chain from Roc-A-Fella
Jay Z pulled out all the stops Tuesday night during J. Cole's b-day concert in NYC. He surprised the 29-year-old rapper with an incredible guest performance, and a priceless piece of rap history: Jay Z's original Roc-A-Fella chain from when he founded the label in the 90s.
Academy rescinds Best Song Oscar nomination
The Academy Awards have rescinded the original song Oscar nomination for "Alone Yet Not Alone." The song's composer, Bruce Broughton, is a former governor and current academy music executive committee member. He emailed members to promote his nomination.
Madonna To Join Pussy Riot Onstage At Amnesty International Concert
Madonna will introduce members of Pussy Riot at Amnesty International's human rights concert in NY. They were recently released after nearly two years in a Russian jail. The Feb. 5 concert at Barclays Center includes Imagine Dragons, Lauryn Hill, and The Flaming Lips.
Steve Irwin's daughter Bindi joins the stars at Awards in Sydney
Bindi Irwin, daughter of the late 'Crocodile Hunter' Steve Irwin, joined the adults on Thursday at the AACTA Entertainment Awards in Sydney. She wore a floral print dress and wore make up and flowing blonde hair. She is now 15. Her dad died in 2006.
Scarlett Johansson ends eight-year run as Oxfam ambassador
Scarlett Johansson has ended her relationship with Oxfam. She endorses Israeli soda maker SodaStream in a football game ad that airs this Sunday. She promoted Oxfam’s campaign on global poverty since 2007. SodaStream had to remove references to other soda brands.
Today's Birthdays: Actor Gene Hackman is 84. Actress Tammy Grimes is 80. Actress Vanessa Redgrave is 77. Former Vice President Dick Cheney is 73. Rhythm-and-blues musician William King (The Commodores) is 65. Singer Phil Collins is 63. Actress-comedian Brett Butler is 56. Singer Jody Watley is 55. Actor Christian Bale is 40. Rock musician Carl Broemel (My Morning Jacket) is 40. Pop-country singer-songwriter Josh Kelley is 34. Actor Wilmer Valderrama is 34. Actor Jake Thomas is 24.
The HollyWooWoo Report
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Motely Crue calling it quits, Va Beach one of 72 cities they’ll visit
Motley Crue is calling it quits with a 72-city North America tour. None of the 4 members can tour in the future under the name. The band is made up of Nikki Sixx, Vince Neil, Mick Mars and drummer Tommy Lee. They play Farm Bureau Live in Va Beach Aug. 20.
Madonna to guest star on Miley Cyrus' MTV special tonight
Madonna will be the "surprise" guest on Miley Cyrus' upcoming "MTV Unplugged" special. The pair rehearsed Monday at a Hollywood soundstage. The program was taped Tuesday & will air tonight at 9. There are also other unannounced guests. Warning: explicit language.
Justin Bieber packing his bags, moving out of Calabasas
Justin Bieber has told his realtor to find him a new estate. He has decided to sell his Calabasas home to get away from the neighbors. His reps say he feels "trapped and violated." He also wants to build a skate park and have enough room to run ATVs.
Football Moves Emmy Awards To Monday This Year
This year's Emmy Awards ceremony will air on a weeknight instead of its traditional Sunday slot. The ceremony is set for Monday, Aug. 25. A potential conflict with NBC's "Sunday Night Football" led to the switch. The Emmy ceremony rotates annually among the 4 networks.
Feb. 14 Arraignment Date for Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber has a Valentine's Day date with a South Florida judge. His arraignment in a Miami-Dade Court is Feb. 14. His lawyer can enter the plea in writing, so he might not be required to attend. He’s charged with DUI and driving with an expired license.
Kanye West settles assault lawsuit
Kanye West has reportedly settled a lawsuit with a teenager for more than $250,000. He was accused of attacking an 18-year-old man in the waiting room of an L.A. chiropractor's office earlier this month. The youth had hurled racial slurs at his fiancée, Kim Kardashian.
Prince Sues 22 Fans For Posting Bootlegged Copies Of Performances Online
Prince has dropped his lawsuit against 22 bloggers for $1 million each for posting footage of his live performances online. Some of the footage dates back to 1983. Some of the links were posted on Facebook. There’s was a fierce backlash from his fans on social media sites.
Oprah Winfrey cancels lavish 60th birthday party
Oprah Winfrey has called off plans for a huge bash to celebrate her 60th birthday. She says the "guest list was getting out of control.” She and 50 friends celebrated last Friday by doing a bicycle workout at SoulCycle in West Hollywood. She turns 60 today.
T.I. and wife resolve differences, marriage not on the rocks
T.I. and his wife Tiny are not calling it quits after 3 years of marriage. Rumors circulated after T.I. was a no-show at the Grammys. She wanted to walk the Red Carpet, he didn’t. She went anyway. He went out & partied. He says they made up the next morning.
Justin Bieber wants to open tattoo parlor with Dad
Justin Bieber is planning to open a tattoo parlor. He’s planning to take a break from music and go into business with his dad. He’s a huge fan of tattoos and has over 20 designs. Friends say concentrating on a new business will keep him from getting into trouble.
Beyoncé's dress to sell for $250,000
One of Beyonce's biggest fans has offered to buy the dress she wore to the Grammy Awards for $250,000. The gown was one of 6 made for her by 'Project Runway' designer Michael Costello. He is debating if he wants to sell it to the fan, or keep it while its value rises.
Alec Baldwin Criticizes TSA After 5 Month-Old Daughter Gets Searched At Airport
Alec Baldwin blasted the TSA on Twitter after his daughter was patted-down at an airport in The Bahamas. The family was returning from a vacation getaway. Twitter users informed him there is no TSA in Nassau. Hilaria posted a photo doing mid-flight yoga on the plane.
Amanda Bynes gets tattoo removed
Amanda Bynes has been receiving laser treatment to remove a tattoo of angel wings from her arm. She has been living with her parents since she was released from a behavior treatment center. She will soon be starting a fashion design course in Orange County.
Forest Whitaker to receive NAACP Chairman's Award
Forest Whitaker is to receive the NAACP Chairman's Award during a ceremony in Los Angeles next month. The honor is bestowed in recognition of special achievement and distinguished public service. Whitaker appeared in 2 films last year & won an Oscar in 2007.
Soulja Boy says gun under car seat was neighbor’s
Soulja Boy never told police he owned the loaded gun found in his car. Rapper Arab was driving Soulja's car when they got pulled for running a stop sign. LAPD found a loaded gun in the car ... and arrested Soulja. His rep says a neighbor left the gun under the car seat.
NBC Shuts Down Production on Sean Saves the World
Apparently, Sean could not save the world. NBC has shut down production on Sean Saves the World. The Sean Hayes-headlined comedy had finished filming 14 episodes. The final 2 run after the Olympics. The show started out strong, but lost viewers every week.
Today's Birthdays: Actor Tom Selleck is 69. Rhythm-and-blues singer Bettye LaVette is 68. Rock musician Tommy Ramone (Ramones) is 62. Rock musician Louie Perez (Los Lobos) is 61. Rhythm-and-blues/funk singer Charlie Wilson is 61. Talk show host Oprah Winfrey is 60. Actress Heather Graham is 44. Actress Sara Gilbert is 39. Actor Justin Hartley is 37. Actor Sam Jaeger is 37. Actor Andrew Keegan is 35. Actor Jason James Richter is 34. Blues musician Jonny Lang is 33. Pop-rock singer Adam Lambert ("American Idol") is 32.
Here's a list of the winners from last night's GRAMMY AWARDS!
Record of the year "Get Lucky" -- Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers -- WINNER
"Radioactive" -- Imagine Dragons
"Royals" -- Lorde
"Locked out of Heaven" -- Bruno Mars
"Blurred Lines" -- Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell
Album of the year
"The Blessed Unrest" -- Sara Bareilles "Random Access Memories" -- Daft Punk -- WINNER
"Good Kid, M.A.A.D City" -- Kendrick Lamar
"The Heist" -- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
"Red" -- Taylor Swift
Song of the year
"Just Give Me a Reason" -- P!nk featuring Nate Ruess
"Locked Out of Heaven" -- Bruno Mars
"Roar" -- Katy Perry "Royals" -- Lorde -- WINNER
"Same Love" -- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Best new artist
Kendrick Lamar Macklemore & Ryan Lewis -- WINNER
Best pop solo performance
Sara Bareilles -- "Brave" Lorde -- "Royals" -- WINNER
Bruno Mars -- "When I Was Your Man"
Katy Perry -- "Roar"
Justin Timberlake -- "Mirrors"
Best pop duo/group performance Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers -- "Get Lucky" -- WINNER
P!nk featuring Nate Ruess -- "Just Give Me a Reason"
Rihanna featuring Mikky Ekko -- "Stay"
Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell -- "Blurred Lines"
Justin Timberlake and Jay Z -- "Suit & Tie"
Best pop instrumental album Herb Alpert -- "Steppin' Out" -- WINNER
Boney James -- "The Beat"
Earl Klugh -- "Handpicked"
Dave Koz, Gerald Albright, Mindi Abair and Richard Elliot -- "Summer Horns"
Jeff Lorber Fusion -- "Hacienda"
Best pop vocal album
Lana Del Rey -- "Paradise"
Lorde -- "Pure Heroine" Bruno Mars -- "Unorthodox Jukebox" -- WINNER
Robin Thicke -- "Blurred Lines"
Justin Timberlake -- "The 20/20 Experience -- The Complete Experience"
Best dance recording
"Need U (100%)" -- Duke Dumont featuring A*M*E & MNEK
"Sweet Nothing" -- Calvin Harris featuring Florence Welch
"Atmosphere" -- Kaskade
"The is What it Feels Like" -- Armin Van Buuren featuring Trevor Guthrie "Clarity" -- Zedd featuring Foxes -- WINNER
Best dance/electronica album "Random Access Memories" -- Daft Punk -- WINNER
"Settle" -- Disclosure
"18 Months" -- Calvin Harris
"Atmosphere" -- Kaskade
"A Color Map of the Sun" -- Pretty Lights
Best traditional pop vocal album
"Viva Duets" -- Tony Bennett and various artists "To Be Loved" -- Michael Bublé -- WINNER
"The Standards" -- Gloria Estefan
"Cee Lo's Magic Moment" -- Cee Lo Green
"Now" -- Dionne Warwick
Best rock performance
Alabama Shakes -- "Always Alright"
David Bowie -- "The Stars (Are Out Tonight)" Imagine Dragons -- "Radioactive" -- WINNER
Led Zeppelin -- "Kashmir"
Queens of the Stone Age -- "My God is the Sun"
Jack White -- "I'm Shakin' "
Best metal performances
Anthrax -- "T.N.T." Black Sabbath -- "God is Dead?" -- WINNER
Dream Theater -- "The Enemy Inside"
Killswitch Engage -- "In Due Time"
Volbeat featuring King Diamond -- "Room 24"
Best rock song
"Ain't Messin' 'Round" -- Gary Clark Jr. "Cut Me Some Slack" -- Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear -- WINNER
"Doom and Gloom" -- The Rolling Stones
"God Is Dead?" -- Black Sabbath
"Panic Station" -- Muse
Best rock album
Black Sabbath -- "13"
David Bowie -- "The Next Day"
Kings of Leon -- "Mechanical Bull" Led Zeppelin -- "Celebration Day" -- WINNER
Queens of the Stone Age -- "... Like Clockwork"
Neil Young with Crazy Horse -- "Psychedelic Pill"
Best alternative music album
Neko Case -- "The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You"
The National -- "Trouble Will Find Me"
Nine Inch Nails -- "Hesitation Marks"
Tame Impala -- "Lonerism" Vampire Weekend -- "Modern Vampires of the City" -- WINNER
Best R&B performance
Tamar Braxton -- "Love and War"
Anthony Hamilton -- "Best of Me"
Hiatus Kaiytoe featuring Q-Tip -- "Nakamarra"
Miguel featuring Kendrick Lamar -- "How Many Drinks?" Snarky Puppy with Lala Hathaway -- "Something" -- WINNER
Best traditional R&B performance Gary Clark Jr. -- "Please Come Home" -- WINNER
Fantasia -- "Get It Right"
Maysa -- "Quiet Fire"
Gregory Porter -- "Hey Laura"
Ryan Shaw -- "Yesterday"
Best R&B song
"Best of Me" -- Anthony Hamilton
"Love and War" -- Tamar Braxton
"Only One" -- PJ Morton featuring Stevie Wonder "Pusher Love Girl" -- Justin Timberlake -- WINNER
"Without Me" -- Fantasia featuring Kelly Rowland and Missy Elliott
Best urban contemporary album
Tamar Braxton -- "Love and War"
Fantasia -- "Side Effects of You"
Salaam Remi -- "One: In the Chamber" Rihanna -- "Unapologetic" -- WINNER
Mack Wilds -- "New York: A Love Story"
Best R&B album
Faith Evans -- "R&B Divas" Alicia Keys -- "Girl on Fire" -- WINNER
John Legend -- "Love in the Future"
Chrisette Michele -- "Better"
TGT -- "Three Kings"
Best rap performance
Drake -- "Started From the Bottom"
Eminem -- "Berserk"
Jay Z -- "Tom Ford"
Kendrick Lamar -- "Swimming Pools (Drank)" Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz -- "Thrift Shop" -- WINNER
Best rap/sung collaboration
J. Cole featuring Miguel -- "Power Trip"
Jay Z featuring Beyoncé -- "Part II (On the Run)" Jay Z featuring Justin Timberlake -- "Holy Grail" -- WINNER
Kendrick Lamar featuring Mary J. Blige -- "Now or Never"
Wiz Khalifa featuring the Weeknd -- "Remember You"
Best rap song
"F***in' Problems" -- A$AP Rocky featuring Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar
"Holy Grail" -- Jay Z featuring Justin Timberlake
"New Slaves" -- Kanye West
"Started From the Bottom" -- Drake "Thrift Shop" -- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis -- WINNER
Best rap album
Drake -- "Nothing Was the Same"
Jay Z -- "Magna Carta ... Holy Grail"
Kendrick Lamar -- "Good Kid, M.A.A.D City" Macklemore & Ryan Lewis -- "The Heist" -- WINNER
Kanye West -- "Yeezus"
Best country solo performance
Lee Brice -- "I Drive Your Truck"
Hunter Hayes -- "I Want Crazy"
Miranda Lambert -- "Mama's Broken Heart" Darius Rucker -- "Wagon Wheel" -- WINNER
Blake Shelton -- "Mine Would Be You"
Best country duo/group performance The Civil Wars -- "From This Valley" -- WINNER
Kelly Clarkson featuring Vince Gill -- "Don't Rush"
Little Big Town -- "Your Side of the Bed"
Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift and Keith Urban -- "Highway Don't Care"
Kenny Rogers With Dolly Parton -- "You Can't Make Old Friends"
Best country song
"Begin Again" -- Taylor Swift
"I Drive Your Truck" -- Lee Brice
"Mama's Broken Heart" -- Miranda Lambert "Merry Go 'Round" -- Kacey Musgraves -- WINNER
"Mine Would Be You" -- Blake Shelton
Best country album
Jason Aldean -- "Night Train"
Tim McGraw -- "Two Lanes of Freedom" Kacey Musgraves -- "Same Trailer Different Park" -- WINNER
Blake Shelton -- "Based on a True Story"
Taylor Swift -- "Red"
Best Latin pop album
Frankie J -- "Faith, Hope y Amor"
Ricardo Montaner -- "Viajero Frecuente" Draco Rosa -- "Vida" -- WINNER
Aleks Syntek -- "Syntek"
Tommy Torres -- "12 Historias"
Best Latin rock, urban or alternative album
Café Tacvba -- "El Objeto Antes Llamado Disco"
El Tri -- "Ojo Por Ojo"
Illya Kuryaki and the Valderramas -- "Chances" La Santa Cecilia -- "Treinta Dias" -- WINNER
Los Amigos Invisibles -- "Repeat After Me"
Producer of the year, nonclassical
Jeff Tweedy Pharrell Williams -- WINNER
Best compilation soundtrack for visual media
"The Great Gatsby" (deluxe edition)
"Les Miserables" (deluxe edition
"Muscle Shoals" "Sound City: Real to Reel" -- WINNER
Best score soundtrack for visual media
"The Great Gatsby"
"Life of Pi"
"Lincoln" "Skyfall" -- WINNER
"Zero Dark Thirty"
Best song written for visual media
Coldplay -- "Atlas" -- "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire"
Jessie J -- "Silver Lining" -- "Silver Linings Playbook" Adele -- "Skyfall" -- "Skyfall" -- WINNER
Colbie Caillat featuring Gavin DeGraw -- "We Both Know" -- "Safe Haven"
Lana Del Rey -- "Young and Beautiful" -- "The Great Gatsby" (deluxe edition)
Regina Spektor -- "You've Got Time" -- "Orange is the New Black"
Best music video
Captial Cities -- "Safe and Sound"
Jay Z -- "Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film"
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Ray Dalton -- "Can't Hold Us" Justin Timberlake featuring Jay Z -- "Suit & Tie" -- WINNER
Jack White -- "I'm Shakin'"
Best music film
Coldplay -- "Live 2012"
Green Day -- "¡Cuatro!"
Ben Harper With Charlie Musselwhite -- "I'm in I'm Out and I'm Gone: The Making of Get Up!" Paul McCartney -- "Live Kisses" -- WINNER
Mumford & Sons -- "The Road to Red Rocks"
Reminder: The Grammy Awards are Sunday night!!! Will Justin Bieber show up? Drunk? In a Yellow Lambo? Hmmmm... we shall see. The Grammy Awards are Sunday night at 8PM on CBS. Enjoy!
**BREAKING NEWS** Justin Bieber has been released from jail! He was freed on a $2500 bond & has hired a VERY powerful Miami attorney. JB was charged with the following: Driving on an Expired License, Driving Under the Influence, Drag Racing & Resisiting Arrest. More than likely ... he will get a slap on the wrost & go back to being a troublemaker. Right?
Elton John coming to Virginia Beach for June show
Crocodile Rocks VB! This is HUGE news ... Elton John is coming to Farm Bureau Live this summer for a June 12 concert. Tickets go on sale at 10AM on January 31st! This tour will feature his new "million dollar" stage production. Yes - a 1 MILLION DOLLAR STAGE!
Beyonce, Jay Z top Billboard Power 100 list
Nothing but the best for Mr & Mrs Shawn Carter...Beyonce and Jay Z share the top spot on Billboard's Power 100 list. Billboard editors compiled the list after analyzing market share, revenue and other data. Justin Bieber's manager, Scooter Braun, and Ryan Seacrest also made the list.
Ellen DeGeneres down with the flu, Ellie Kemper fills in
Wash Your Hands! Ellen DeGeneres is nursing the flu. Actress Ellie Kemper stepped in at the last second. The pre-recorded show will air today. Kemper starred in The Office as receptionist Erin Hannon. Signs on the Ellen set were partially covered with paper to read Ellie instead.
Seth Meyers to be replaced by Colin Jost as 'Weekend Update' anchor
"Saturday Night Live" head writer Colin Jost will take over for Seth Meyers as "Weekend Update" co-anchor. Meyers is leaving to replace Jimmy Fallon as host of "Late Night." Jost will start sharing the "Weekend Update" desk with current co-anchor Cecily Strong March 1.
Dean McDermott enters rehab amid cheating scandal
Not shocked by this ... actor (and philanderer!) Dean McDermott has entered rehab, weeks after a woman said he cheated on his wife with her. McDermott and Tori Spelling have been married for 7 years. In A statement, he said he takes full responsibility for his actions and will address some health and personal issues.
Lindsay Lohan: I'm single and sober
Lindsay Lohan insists she is happily single at present. She has been linked to model Christian Arno Williams in recent weeks, but has now confirmed she is completely unattached. She claims she's cut all alcohol and drugs out of her life since leaving rehab.
'Grey's Anatomy': Ellen Pompeo, Patrick Dempsey back for 2 more seasons
Ellen Pompeo and Patrick Dempsey have inked new two-year deals to stay on ‘Grey’s Anatomy.’ That will take them through 12 seasons. The series still has to be renewed for a season 11. Sandra Oh is leaving. There is no word on the status of the rest of the cast.
**BREAKING NEWS: Justin Bieber has been busted in Miami for DUI & drag racing. It happened around 4AM when Miami PD pulled JB over in a rented yellow Lambo. He was racing another pop star/rapper who was in a red Lambo. JB was - according to reports - under the influence of Drugs & Alcohol. He has been booked at a Miami jail & bail has been set. Story Developing ...
'DWTS' giving Bruce Jenner a chance to outshine the Kardashians
Shall We Dance Bruce?! Producers of 'Dancing With the Stars' have made an offer to Bruce Jenner to be on the show. His stepchildren Kim and Rob Kardashian both previously competed. They now want the 64-year-old retired athlete to take part in the upcoming 18th season. The show returns Monday, March 17.
Jennifer Hudson to headline Carnival cruise shows
If they could see me now ... remember that ?! Well now - Carnival Cruise Lines is bringing star power aboard its cruise ships. So far, 49 shows are confirmed aboard 8 ships this year. Performers include Jennifer Hudson, Daughtry, Gavin DeGraw, Jewel, Lady Antebellum, LeAnn Rimes, and Olivia Newton-John. It starts April 7.
70s singing duo Captain & Tennille getting a divorce
Love won’t be keeping them together anymore. Toni Tennille and Daryl Dragon, known as Captain & Tennille, are ending their 39-year marriage. She filed for divorce Jan. 16 in Prescott, Ariz. He was unaware of the filing. They have no children. He has Parkinson’s.
It's a girl in waiting for JWoww
CONGRATS!!! Yesterday, we learned Kelly Clarkson is expecting a girl. Now, Jersey Shore alum Jenni "JWoww" Farley has revealed she's got a baby girl on board also. Dad is fiancé Roger Mathews. She’s due in July. Farley says, "Karma is gonna kick me in the butt with her!"
Amy Lee Expecting First Child
More baby news ...there’s a baby on the way for Amy Lee. The Evanescence frontwoman and her husband, Josh Hartzler, are expecting their first child. They married in May 2007. He is a therapist. Her food cravings include chowder and cake.
Justin Bieber police escort in Miami not authorized by supervisors
Police in Opa-Locka Fla (Miami) are investigating Justin Bieber getting a police escort without permission. Two cruisers met his private jet Monday night, and escorted his group from the airstrip. The chief wants to know who on his staff authorized the escort.
Script in the works for possible new Cosby sitcom
NBC is confirming Bill Cosby is developing a possible new sitcom he would star in. He is now 76. The comedy would cast Cosby as the patriarch of a multigenerational family. "The Cosby Show" launched in Sept 1984 & ran for 8 seasons. He was on CBS from 1996 thru 2000.
The Wanted announces it is disbanding this spring
English-Irish boy band The Wanted is breaking up after its concert tour wraps in May. They want to pursue other projects. Tom, Max, Jay, Siva and Nathan will pursue personal endeavors. Known for hits "Glad You Came" and "All Time Low," the band formed in 2009.
Bradley Cooper to star in 'Elephant Man' on Broadway
Bradley Cooper will star in a Broadway revival of "The Elephant Man." He previously played the role at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in 2012. His last appearance on the Great White Way was in 2006, opposite Julia Roberts and Paul Rudd in "Three Days of Rain."
Flo Rida sues couple for return of down payment on a house
Flo Rida claims he forked over $170,000 to purchase a house in Florida ... and the owners ran off with his money. The deal went down in 2009. The money was a down payment. The owners have filed for bankruptcy, and Flo has filed for the return of his $170K.
Macaulay Culkin’s father in intensive care after stroke
Macaulay Culkin's estranged father Kit Culkin suffered a massive stroke Tuesday. He lives in Grants Pass, Oregon. He is in intensive care and is not responsive. He is 69. Macaulay famously got into an epic feud with his dad over money. He is making no comment.
Real Housewives of New Jersey's Teresa and Joe Giudice Ask for Separate Trials
Teresa and Joe Giudice (jew-dice) have filed motions to conduct separate trials in the federal indictment against them. They are charged with loan and bankruptcy fraud. Joe maintains Teresa had no knowledge or involvement in any criminal activity.
Ke$ha's fans urged not to send her teeth
Ke$ha has been banned from making art out of real teeth in rehab. She is receiving treatment for an eating disorder at a clinic near Chicago. The facility cannot accept human remains. They will accept fake teeth if her fans want to send her things.
Kourtney Kardashian buys Keyshawn Johnson’s house
Kourtney Kardashian has bought an $8 million new home in Calabasas, California. Her neighbor is Justin Bieber. It was previously owned by ex-NFL star Keyshawn Johnson. Amenities include 6-bedrooms, 9-bathrooms, a sunken basketball court, pool, and spa.
Today's Birthdays: Rhythm-and-blues singer Jerry Lawson (The Persuasions) is 70. Singer Anita Pointer is 66. Actor Richard Dean Anderson is 64. Rock musician Bill Cunningham is 64. Rock singer Robin Zander (Cheap Trick) is 61. Princess Caroline of Monaco is 57. Singer Anita Baker is 56. Reggae musician Earl Falconer (UB40) is 55. Actress Gail O'Grady is 51. Actress Mariska Hargitay is 50. Rhythm-and-blues singer Marc Nelson is 43. Actress Tiffani Thiessen is 40. Rock musician Nick Harmer (Death Cab for Cutie) is 39.
The HollyWooWoo Report
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Opera star to sing national anthem at Super Bowl
The Super Bowl will have a touch of the classical this year: Opera star Renee Fleming will sing the national anthem. She is the first opera star to sing the national anthem at the Super Bowl. It has been performed mainly by a mix of pop and country stars.
Justin Bieber Blows $75K In Miami Strip Club
Justin Bieber blew $75,000 during a visit to Miami's King of Diamonds strip club Monday night. He was attending rapper Lil Scrappy's 30th birthday bash. Last October, he visited a Houston's gentlemen club. A stripper claimed he couldn’t keep his hands off her behind.
Young Jeezy back in Georgia jail after confrontation with police
Rapper Young Jeezy is a new resident of Fulton County Jail in Georgia. Officers responded to an alarm call at his girlfriend’s house. Jeezy was uncooperative & abusive to the officers. He was arrested. Jeezy was arrested earlier this month following a blowout fight with his son.
Pete Wentz regrets penis piercing
Pete Wentz has revealed he has had a piercing removed from his “manhood.” During an interview, he said ''I was young and dumb and full of 'wisdom.' It's not pierced anymore.'' He has been talking about marriage with his girlfriend of almost 3 years, Meagan Camper.
Ke$ha Vows to Be 'Back Soon and Better Than Ever'
Treatment is apparently working for Ke$ha. She is seeking professional help for an ongoing battle with anorexia and bulimia. She entered treatment on Jan. 3. A close friend is posting to social media on her behalf, and says Ke$hia misses her fans and her health is improving.
Suge Knight again ignores court date, warrant issued for arrest
Suge Knight is a wanted man. A judge issued a bench warrant for his arrest for not showing up in court. He was cited in September for driving without license plates. He failed to appear on that charge too. When he’s captured & taken to jail, bail will be $26,000.
Teen says attack by Kanye West will go away – for a price
The teenager accusing Kanye West of beating him up last week wants to settle out of court. He allegedly called Kim and Kanye names in Beverly Hills. He says Kanye attacked him inside a chiropractor’s office. He has no injuries, and is not cooperating with police.
Brooke Mueller wants full child support back
Brooke Mueller is allowing Charlie Sheen to see his 4-year-old sons, Bob and Max. She’s hoping to regain custody from her brother Scott & increase her child support from $20K to $55K a month. Brooke has been admitted to rehab for drug abuse 19 times.
After 21 Years Alison Sweeney Leaves NBC's 'Days Of Our Lives'
Alison Sweeney made a huge announcement on Tuesday's episode of the 'Ellen DeGeneres Show.' She will be leaving 'Days of our Lives' after starring as 'Sami Brady' for 21 years. She started at age 16. She’s now 37. She’s hosted NBC’s 'The Biggest Loser' since 2007.
Kurt Russell: Fast and Furious 7 ending has changed
Kurt Russell says the whole ending of 'Fast and Furious 7' is being changed in the wake of Paul Walker's death. Kurt is joining the franchise playing a father figure to Vin Diesel's character. He hinted the fate of his own character may now change in the new ending.
Tina Turner Set to Release 'Love Songs' Album of former hits
Just in time for Valentine's Day in February: Tina Turner will release a new compilation album titled "Love Songs." The 18-track collection is due out Feb. 4. There are no new songs or previously unreleased tunes on the album. She is “happily retired.”
Victoria Beckham says there won't be another Spice Girls reunion
Victoria Beckham says the Spice Girls' appearance at the 2012 London Olympics closing was their last reunion. She has no plans to perform with the all-girl group again. They officially disbanded in 2000. Victoria is now a fashion designer.
Full House Cast to Reunite During the Super Bowl
John Stamos will get a little help promoting Dannon Oikos during the Super Bowl. Full House castmates Dave Coulier (cool-yay) and Bob Saget have reunited for an ad alongside their former co-star. Other ads for the Big Game also feature cast reunions from other shows.
Bruce Springsteen's Son Joins New Jersey’s Fire Department
Bruce Springsteen’s youngest son has graduated from a New Jersey fire department academy. Sam Springsteen is 20, and was among 42 graduates from the Monmouth County Fire Academy in Howell, NJ. He will join the Colts Neck Fire Department.
Today's Birthdays: Singer Steve Perry is 65. Actress Linda Blair is 55. Actress Diane Lane is 49. Actor-rap DJ Jazzy Jeff is 49. Rhythm-and-blues singer Marc Gay (Shai) is 45. Food Network personality Guy Fieri is 45. Actress Olivia D’Abo is 44. Actor Balthazar Getty is 39. Actor Christopher Kennedy Masterson is 34. Pop singer Willa Ford is 33. Actress Beverley Mitchell is 33. Rock singer-musician Ben Moody is 33. Actress-singer Phoebe Strole ("Glee") is 31. Actress Sami Gayle ("Blue Bloods") is 18.
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Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Dave Matthews band to perform at Farm Bureau Live July 25
The Dave Matthews Band will return to Farm Bureau Live in Va Beach July 25. The band will perform electric and acoustic sets, including a pairing of Dave Matthews with guitarist Tim Reynolds. Tickets go on sale Feb. 7 at the amphitheater box office and Ticketmaster outlets.
Detectives Search Bieber Home in Egg-Tossing Case
Justin Bieber was detained in his garage during a search of his L.A. home yesterday. Police were looking for eggs & any video of him throwing eggs at a neighbor’s house. His friend Lil Za was booked for ecstasy possession. In jail, he was re-booked for smashing a cellphone.
Ciara Confirms Pregnancy With First Child In An Appearance On 'The View'
Ciara, who is engaged to rapper Future, confirmed on The View she is 7 months pregnant with her first child. Future has two sons and a daughter from a previous relationship. Ciara attended only two of his concerts because of horrible morning sickness.
Carrie Underwood Tops Forbes List of Top-Earning 'American Idol' Alums
No surprise here: Carrie Underwood is "American Idol’s" top-earning winner. Over five years, she has earned $83 million. She’s followed in order by Kelly Clarkson, Phillip Phillips, Adam Lambert, Chris Daughtry, and Scotty McCreery.
Oprah Winfrey lists her Chicago condo for $7.75M
Oprah Winfrey has listed her Chicago condo for $7.7 million. She paid about $3 million in three transactions in the early 1990s to combine four adjacent units in the luxury building. It is now has 4 bedrooms, two kitchens and tons of storage space.
Lindsay Lohan attends birthday party, gives British BF a Rolex
Lindsay Lohan made a discreet visit to a friend’s birthday party in London last night. She climbed from an Aston Martin & scurried inside the venue. Police kept paparazzi away and escorted her inside. She reportedly gave British beau Christian Williams a $49,000 Rolex.
Rachel Uchitel divorce final
Tiger Woods' mistress Rachel Uchitel (U-ka-tel) is officially single again. Her divorce from Matt Hahn was made final on Monday. They married in 2011 and have a daughter, Wyatt. Rachel got primary custody of daughter. In the prenup, neither will get spousal support.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie want to adopt again
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie want to add to their growing family of 6 children. They are speaking to orphanages in Ethiopia, the birthplace of their eldest daughter. They would like a girl age 2 or 3. They are building an AIDS clinic in Ethiopia, and plan to visit in April.
Jenny McCarthy: 'I Wanted To Be TV's Bachelorette'
Jenny McCarthy missed out on the chance to find love on TV. Producers of The Bachelorette turned down her bid a decade ago. At that time, they were not interested in celebrities. She had just split from husband John Mallory Asher. She’s now dating Donnie Wahlberg.
Reality Star Jon Gosselin has Had A Vasectomy
Josh Gosselin told Wendy Williams he got a vasectomy. He opened up about his personal life, his constant battle with ex-wife Kate Gosselin, and going through the medical procedure. He and current girlfriend, Liz Jannetta, plan no natural children together.
Kanye West Sues Over Trademark Infringement
Kanye West has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against the creators of a new digital currency called 'Coinye West'. The currency's logo features a cartoon version of West wearing his sunglasses. Kanye feels the digital currency is hurting his image & brand.
Jennifer Lopez Unsure if She Will Marry For Fourth Time
Jennifer Lopez isn't sure if a fourth marriage will ever happen. She is in a long-term relationship with back-up dancer Casper Smart. She has been married 3 times. She and singer Marc Anthony have twins, a boy and a girl, born in February 2008.
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr to reunite at Grammys
Legendary Beatles musicians Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr will reunite at the Grammy Awards later this month. Both are up for awards. They are the surviving members of the 60s group. The Grammy Awards will be broadcast from the Staples Center January 26.
Mike Tyson To Produce Movie About His Life
Former boxing champion Mike Tyson is set to produce a movie about his early years in the ring. He will work with his wife, Lakiha Spicer, to chronicle his rise to the top of the boxing world. Last year, Tyson brought his life story to the Broadway stage in a one-man show.
Zoe Saldana And Sam Worthington Returning For Avatar Sequels
Zoe Saldana and Sam Worthington have signed up to star in another three Avatar movies. The two played lovers in the blockbuster and they'll be back for back-to-back sequels. The first sequel will hit cinemas in December, 2016.
Today's Birthdays: Actor-director Mario Van Peebles is 57. Actor James Nesbitt is 49. Singer Lisa Lisa (Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam) is 47. Actor Chad Lowe is 46. Actress Regina King is 43. Actor Eddie Cahill is 36. NFL quarterback Drew Brees is 35. Rapper/reggaeton artist Pitbull is 33. Electronic dance musician Skrillex is 26.
Uncle Phil was suffering from several major medical problems before he died. The death certificate for 'Fesh Prince' actor James Avery lists severe coronary heart disease, end-stage kidney disease and type-2 diabetes. He was 68, and died 7 weeks after undergoing a bypass surgery. So sad!!!
'24' returns in May with 12-episode run on Fox
Jack Bauer is back, and he's on the run in London. "24: Live Another Day" debuts with a two-hour show May 5 on Fox. Kiefer Sutherland returns to a character he played for eight seasons, from 2001 to 2010. Bauer is now a fugitive being hunted by the CIA.
Prince Secures Guest Appearance On 'New Girl' In Super Bowl Episode
Prince will guest star, as himself, on the Super Bowl episode of 'New Girl.' He interferes with the relationship of Jess and Nick. This will be the first time he has appeared on a TV comedy show. He is a huge fan of the show. It airs after the Super Bowl Feb. 2.
Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross engaged
Ashlee Simpson confirmed via Twitter Monday she is engaged to actor-musician Evan Ross, the son of Diana Ross. She is 29, he is 25. They did not say when they plan to tie the knot. Simpson has a 5-year-old son from her previous marriage to Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz.
Kanye West Scuffle Prompts Police Investigation
Kanye West is the subject of a Beverly Hills Police investigation. He and Kim Kardashian were out yesterday looking for furniture. A man yelled racial insults at them, then went into a chiropractors office. Kanye went in and hit him. A message therapist separated them.
Octomom charged with welfare fraud
Octomom has been charged with receiving $30,000 from video and personal appearances while on public assistance. Nadya Suleman has been ordered to appear for arraignment in court Friday. Prosecutors plan to ask that bail be set at $25,000. She has 14 children.
'16 and Pregnant' found to have lowered teen pregnancy rates
MTV's "16 and Pregnant" may have contributed to a decline in the national teenage birth rate. Teen births have dropped in areas where the show & its spinoffs are seen. In 2007, 42 teen girls out of every 1,000 gave birth. By 2012, it dropped to 29 out of every 1,000.
Lady Gaga's Album To Be Released In China
Lady Gaga's latest album Artpop will be released in China, three years after her tracks were banned in the country. They were considered vulgar. The Chinese Government has relented, and the album will be sold there. Gaga embarks on her Artpop Tour in May.
Jerry Seinfeld and sitcom pals tape Super Bowl commercial in old diner
Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander and Larry David were reunited at the restaurant made famous by the classic 90's sitcom. A film crew taped them inside Tom's Restaurant in new York. They were filming a commercial for the Super Bowl.
The Game In Talks To Appear On Reality Show Love & Hip Hop
Rapper The Game is in talks to join a spin-off of Love & Hip Hop. The franchise chronicles the lives of several women romantically involved with hip-hop stars. The Game previously appeared in Marrying The Game, with his former fiance Tiffney Cambridge.
Christine McVie's Fleetwood Mac Return Official
Christine McVie has officially rejoined Fleetwood Mac. Mick Fleetwood announced her return during a low-key show in Hawaii on Saturday. She was a member of the group for 28 years and left in 1998. Last year, she joined her former bandmates for two concerts in London.
Music Executives Settle With Marvin Gaye's Kids Over Blurred Lines Dispute
The battle between Marvin Gaye's kids and the music executives behind Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines hit appears to be over – Sony has settled with the family members. The family claims Thicke and his producers sampled heavily from their father's music catalogue.
Today's Birthdays: Former NAACP Chairman Julian Bond is 74. Actress Faye Dunaway is 73. Actress Holland Taylor is 71. Actor Carl Weathers is 66. Singer-producer T-Bone Burnett is 66. Movie writer-director Steven Soderbergh is 51. Actor Mark Addy is 50. Rapper Slick Rick is 49. Actress Emily Watson is 47. Actor-comedian Tom Rhodes is 47. Rapper-actor LL Cool J is 46. Actor Jason Bateman is 45. Rock singer-musician Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters) is 45. Actor Kevin Durand is 40. Actress Jordan Ladd is 39. Rock singer-musician Caleb Followill (Kings of Leon) is 32. Actor Zach Gilford is 32.
HollyWooWoo Report January 13 2014
COMPLETE LIST OF WINNERS FROM THE GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS!!
Best motion picture, drama
• "12 Years a Slave" -- WINNER
• "Captain Phillips"
Best actress in a motion picture, drama
• Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine" -- WINNER
• Sandra Bullock, "Gravity"
• Judi Dench, Philomena"
• Emma Thompson, "Saving Mr. Banks"
• Kate Winslet, "Labor Day"
Best actor in a motion picture, drama
• Chiwetel Ejiofor, "12 Years a Slave"
• Idris Elba, "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom"
• Tom Hanks, "Captain Phillips"
• Matthew McConaughey, "Dallas Buyers Club" -- WINNER
• Robert Redford, "All is Lost"
Best motion picture, comedy or musical
• "American Hustle" -- WINNER
• "Inside Llewyn Davis"
• "The Wolf of Wall Street"
Best actress in a motion picture, musical or comedy
• Amy Adams, "American Hustle" -- WINNER
• Julie Delpy, "Before Midnight"
• Greta Gerwig, "Frances Ha"
• Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "Enough Said"
• Meryl Streep, "August: Osage County"
Best actor in a motion picture, musical or comedy
• Christian Bale, "American Hustle"
• Bruce Dern, "Nebraska"
• Leonardo DiCaprio, "The Wolf of Wall Street" -- WINNER
• Oscar Isaac, "Inside Llewyn Davis"
• Joaquin Phoenix, "Her"
Best animated feature film
• "The Croods"
• "Despicable Me 2"
• "Frozen" -- WINNER
Best foreign language film
• "Blue is the Warmest Color"
• "The Great Beauty" -- WINNER
• "The Hunt"
• "The Past"
• "The Wind Rises"
Best supporting actress in a motion picture
• Sally Hawkins, "Blue Jasmine"
• Jennifer Lawrence, "American Hustle" -- WINNER
• Lupita Nyong'o, "12 Years a Slave"
• Julia Roberts, "August: Osage County"
• June Squibb, "Nebraska"
Best supporting actor in a motion picture
• Barkhad Abdi, "Captain Phillips"
• Daniel Brühl, "Rush"
• Bradley Cooper, "American Hustle"
• Michael Fassbender, "12 Years a Slave"
• Jared Leto, "Dallas Buyers Club" -- WINNER
Best director, motion picture
• Alfonso Cuaron, "Gravity" -- WINNER
• Paul Greengrass, "Captain Phillips"
• Steve McQueen, "12 Years a Slave"
• Alexander Payne, "Nebraska"
• David O. Russell, "American Hustle"
Best screenplay, motion picture
• Spike Jonze, "Her" -- WINNER
• Bob Nelson, "Nebraska"
• Jeff Pope and Steve Coogan, "Philomena"
• John Ridley, "12 Years a Slave"
• Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell, "American Hustle"
Best original score, motion picture
• Alex Ebert, "All is Lost" -- WINNER
• Alex Heffes, "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom"
• Steven Price, "Gravity"
• John Williams, "The Book Thief"
• Hans Zimmer, "12 Years a Slave"
Best original song, motion picture
• "Atlas," "Hunger Games: Catching Fire"
• "Let It Go," "Frozen"
• "Ordinary Love," "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" -- WINNER
• "Please Mr. Kennedy," "Inside Llewyn Davis"
• "Sweeter Than Fiction," "One Chance"
Best TV series, drama
• "Breaking Bad" -- WINNER
• "Downton Abbey"
• "The Good Wife"
• "House of Cards"
• "Masters of Sex"
Best actress in a TV series, drama
• Julianna Margulies, "The Good Wife"
• Tatiana Maslany, "Orphan Black"
• Taylor Schilling, "Orange Is the New Black"
• Kerry Washington, "Scandal"
• Robin Wright, "House of Cards" -- WINNER
Best actor in a TV series, drama
• Bryan Cranston, "Breaking Bad" -- WINNER
• Liev Schreiber, "Ray Donovan"
• Michael Sheen, "Masters of Sex"
• Kevin Spacey, "House of Cards"
• James Spader, "The Blacklist"
Best TV series, musical or comedy
• "The Big Bang Theory"
• "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" -- WINNER
• "Modern Family"
• "Parks and Recreation"
Best actress in a TV series, musical or comedy
• Zooey Deschanel, "New Girl"
• Lena Dunham, "Girls"
• Edie Falco, "Nurse Jackie"
• Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "Veep"
• Amy Poehler, "Parks and Recreation" -- WINNER
Best actor in a TV series, musical or comedy
• Jason Bateman, "Arrested Development"
• Don Cheadle, "House of Lies"
• Michael J. Fox, "The Michael J. Fox Show"
• Jim Parsons, "The Big Bang Theory"
• Andy Samberg, "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" -- WINNER
Best TV movie or miniseries
• "American Horror Story: Coven" • "Behind the Candelabra" -- WINNER
• "Dancing on the Edge"
• "Top of the Lake"
• "White Queen"
Best actress in a miniseries or TV movie
• Helena Bonham Carter, "Burton and Taylor"
• Rebecca Ferguson, "The White Queen"
• Jessica Lange, "American Horror Story: Coven"
• Helen Mirren, "Phil Spector"
• Elisabeth Moss, "Top of the Lake" -- WINNER
Best actor in a miniseries or TV movie
• Matt Damon, "Behind the Candelabra"
• Michael Douglas, "Behind the Candelabra" -- WINNER
• Chiwetel Ejiofor, "Dancing on the Edge"
• Idris Elba, "Luther"
• Al Pacino, "Phil Spector"
Best supporting actress in a series, miniseries or TV movie
• Jacqueline Bisset, "Dancing on the Edge" -- WINNER
• Janet McTeer, "The White Queen"
• Hayden Panettiere, "Nashville"
• Monica Potter, "Parenthood"
• Sofia Vergara, "Modern Family"
Best supporting actor in a series, miniseries or TV movie
• Josh Charles, "The Good Wife"
• Rob Lowe, "Behind the Candelabra"
• Aaron Paul, "Breaking Bad"
• Corey Stoll, "House of Cards"
• Jon Voight, "Ray Donovan" -- WINNER
Reminder: The Golden Globes will be handed out Sunday night.
The Legend of Hercules - The original story of the mythical Greek hero. Betrayed by his stepfather, the King, and exiled and sold into slavery because of a forbidden love, the son of Zeus must use his formidable powers to fight his way back to his rightful kingdom. Stars Kellan Lutz, Liam McIntyre, Scott Adkins, and Liam Garrigan. PG-13.
Neighbor claims Justin Bieber pelted his house with eggs last night
L.A. deputies responded to the Calabasas neighborhood at 7:30 last night. A resident claims his neighbor Justin Bieber was egging his house. At least 20 eggs were thrown. They have had previous run-ins. The deputies noted the evidence & took an incident report for review.
Rapper Flavor Flav stopped for speeding, has 16 suspensions
Rapper Flavor Flav was ticketed for speeding & driving without a license in NY. He was on the way to his mother’s funeral. She died Dec. 31. Police say he had a small amount of marijuana, and 16 suspensions on his license. He was booked & released. Court is Jan. 28.
Bobbi Kristina Brown and Nick Gordon have reportedly married
Bobbi Kristina Brown revealed on Twitter Thursday she and finacé Nick Gordon have tied the knot. There’s no official word from her rep – yet. She posted a pic on Instagram of their hands. Both are wearing wedding rings. They originally became engaged in Oct. 2012.
Candice who? Idol viewership drops 20%, most don’t know last season’s winner
Season 13 of American Idol begins next Wednesday with a reformatted audition round. The show lost 20% viewership last season. Most people can’t name last season’s winner (Candice Glover). This season’s finale moves to Madison Square Garden in New York.
Carrie Underwood Volunteers At An Animal Shelter
Carrie Underwood took time out of her busy schedule Wednesday to volunteer at an animal shelter. She urged fans to adopt a pet this year instead of purchasing one from a puppy pound. She is known for her animal rights activism & has worked with the Humane Society.
MTV award returned to Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift has been reunited with her MTV Video Music award. She left it behind at the Barclays Center in New York last year. It was sent to her this week. In an online video, she accidently pulls the Moonman’s flag out of place. The award was for Best Female Video.
The Butler Leads NAACP Image Awards Nominations
Lee Daniels' The Butler has picked up 8 NAACP Image Awards nominations. The 45th annual Image Awards, which honor diversity in the arts, will be presented Feb. 22. The Image Awards celebrate the accomplishments of people of color in film, TV, music and literature.
Amanda Bynes won't be prosecuted for bong incident
Amanda Bynes won't be prosecuted for throwing a bong out her apartment window in NYC last May. The charges will be dismissed if she stays out of trouble for 6 months. She recently completed mental rehab. Amanda claims the item she tossed was a flower pot.
Paula Abdul sues L-A tanning salon over 2012 tanning bed incident
Paula Abdul is suing a tanning salon. She went to UVASUN in L.A. back in 2012. She bought a SlimStar infrared body wrap treatment, then went into the tanning bed. She came out with burns, especially on her left thigh. She's suing for unspecified damages.
'Homeland' Actor May Be Replacing Paul Walker In Film
Paul Walker won’t be replaced in Fast and Furious 7, but he will be replaced in the movie Agent 47. Homeland actor Rupert Friend has been offered the role. It’s a follow-up to the 2007 film Hitman. Timothy Olyphant played the original role in the 2007 film.
Kanye West writes lullaby for Blue Ivy
Kanye West has written a lullaby for Jay Z's daughter Blue Ivy. The tot celebrated her second birthday Tuesday. He wanted to do ''something personal'' for his rap star pal's child. It won't be released, it's just for Blue. His daughter with Kim Kardashian is 7 months old.
6-year-old child actor to rake in $8000 per episode
The youngest child on the new Disney sitcom "Girl Meets World" will make $8,000 a week. August Maturo is only 6 years old. He plays the youngest son of Cory and Topanga. The show is a spinoff of the original sitcom “Boy Meets World.”
Audrina Patridge: 'The Fights On The Hills Were Staged'
In an effort to be relevant, Audrina Patridge has revealed the fights on The Hills were staged. The reality drama ran from 2006 to 2010. She says much of it was “very manipulated and guided." She and co-star Kristin Cavallari were ordered to fight.
Anne Hathaway nursing cut foot after nearly drowning in Hawaii
Anne Hathaway was nearly pulled out to sea by a rip tide. She’s in Hawaii with husband Adam Shulman. A local surfer caught her & brought her back to shore. She cut her toe on a reef. Shulman sucked out the toxins & her foot was bandaged. She later posed with fans.
Samuel L. Jackson Fronting New Kids' Cancer Awareness Campaign
Actor Samuel L. Jackson has thrown his support behind a new children's cancer awareness campaign. He’s lending his voice to new public service announcements for the St. Baldrick's Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer charities. He appears with 4 young cancer patients.
Today's Birthdays: Blues artist Eddy Clearwater is 79. Rock singer-musician Ronnie Hawkins is 79. Singer Rod Stewart is 69. Rock singer-musician Donald Fagen (Steely Dan) is 66. Actor William Sanderson is 66. Boxing Hall of Famer and entrepreneur George Foreman is 65. Rock musician Scott Thurston (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) is 62. Singer Pat Benatar is 61. Singer Shawn Colvin is 58. Rock singer Brad Roberts (Crash Test Dummies) is 50. Rock singer Brent Smith (Shinedown) is 36. Rapper Chris Smith (Kris Kross) is 35.
Sandra Bullock reigned supreme at the People's Choice Awards, taking home 4 trophies. Favorite daytime TV host Ellen DeGeneres won for the 14th time. "Iron Man 3" and Justin Timberlake took 3 awards each. Jennifer Hudson was honored with a humanitarian award.
Justin Timberlake celebrates People's Choice Awards with a trip to Taco Bell
Most stars head to a glittery after party to celebrate in style when they have just won an award. Not Justin Timberlake. He headed straight to Taco Bell after picking up three People's Choice Awards. He posted an Instagram snap with the astounded staff.
Chris Brown Rejects Guilty Plea Deal For Washington D.C Assault
Chris Brown and his bodyguard rejected a plea deal for a Washington D.C assault case. His lawyers say Brown is not guilty. A man claims Brown & his bodyguard attacked him Oct. 27 for jumping into a picture. Both spent 2 days in jail. Trial date will be set Feb. 20.
'Saturday Night Live' Adds Black Women As Writers
"Saturday Night" is expanding its ethnic diversity off-screen as well as on. The show is adding two women of color to its writing staff. The two were part of recent auditions. Last week, the show added African-American comedian Sasheer Zamata to the cast.
Seven Suspects Arrested Following Beauty Queen's Murder
Police in Venezuela have rounded up 7 suspects linked to the murder of model and actress Monica Spear on Monday. Bandits disabled their car, then robbed and shot them. Their 5-year-old daughter survived. The attack was part of a New Year crime wave in Venezuela.
Justin Bieber And Selena Gomez Spotted On Family Camping Trip in Santa Cruz
Selena Gomez spent time with Justin Bieber and his family on a camping trip in Santa Cruz. They stayed in Chris Brown’s borrowed RV at a KOA Kampground. They jumped on a trampoline and rode Segways. They were later seen at Seascape Beach Resort.
Kelly Osbourne Calls Off Engagement
Kelly Osbourne and vegan chef Matthew Mosshart have ended their engagement after two years together. Her rep said "the split is amicable and the pair continue to have nothing but the utmost respect for one another." They met in 2011 at Kate Moss' wedding.
Beyonce And Kelly Rowland Surprise Patrons At Karaoke Bar
Beyonce and Kelly Rowland shocked a group of girls at a Miami karaoke bar when they dropped in on their party on Tuesday. Jay Z, Michelle Williams and Timbaland were ushered in to a VIP room. The singers danced and posed for pictures with the other patrons.
Lionel Richie, Mary J. added to 2014 Essence Fest
Lionel Richie, Mary J. Blige and Jill Scott are scheduled to celebrate the 20th anniversary of this year's Essence Festival. Erykah Badu, Ledisi, Charlie Wilson and Prince also will headline the event. Essence will be held July 3-6 in New Orleans.
John McVie to undergo cancer surgery next week, “will be fine”
Stevie Nicks has assured fans of Fleetwood Mac her bandmate John McVie is going to be "fine". The band was forced to scrap 14 shows after he was diagnosed with cancer in Oct. He is currently balancing treatment with gigs. He has surgery next week.
Musical Inspired By Tupac Books Opening Date
A long awaited stage show featuring the music of Tupac Shakur is set to hit Broadway June 19. ‘Holler If Ya Hear Me’ was put on hold last year due to a lack of available theatres. It will open in the Palace Theater in New York. Shakur was killed in a shooting incident in 1996.
The-Dream Departs Def Jam Records
The-Dream has parted ways with Def Jam Records, claiming he felt "underappreciated" by executives. He was with the label 6 years. He still plans to continue making music independently. The-Dream was executive vice president of the company in 2009.
He Got Game Sequel In The Works
Director Spike Lee and basketball player Ray Allen are in talks to bring a ‘He Got Game’ sequel to the big screen. Allen starred alongside Denzel Washington and Rosario Dawson in the cult 1998 movie. Lee will present a script to the original cast when it’s completed.
Ludacris has not met new baby daughter
Ludacris is in no hurry to meet his new baby daughter. It's been nearly a month since the girl was born. Tamika Fuller posted a message on Instagram, writing, "She has yet to meet her father.” Ludacris has filed legal docs saying he can only afford to pay $1,744 per month.
Rapper Shyheim Franklin In Custody After New Year's Day Hit-And-Run Death
Hip hop artist Shyheim Franklin is charged with a hit-and-run fatal accident in New York New Year’s day. He surrendered to police yesterday. He allegedly ran a stop light and hit a 29-year-old bakery worker. He has a lengthy record of gun and drug offenses.
Drake's Aaliyah Project Halted, Says Producer
The would-be Aaliyah record of unreleased tracks from the late singer is staying on the shelf -- for good, this time. Production of the posthumous album has been halted. Aaliyah’s mother does not support the project. Aaliyah died in a tragic plane crash in 2001.
Today's Birthdays: Football Hall-of-Famer Bart Starr is 80. Actress Joely Richardson is 49. Rock singer Steve Harwell (Smash Mouth) is 47. Rock singer-musician Dave Matthews is 47. Singer A.J. McLean (Backstreet Boys) is 36. Duchess Kate is 32. Pop-rock musician Drew Brown (OneRepublic) is 30. Actress Nina Dobrev is 25.
Congrats to Reality TV star Emily Maynard! The beautiful blonde from ABC's 'The Bachelor' has found love and is ENGAGED!!! She said YES to her boyfriend of 1 year's proposal. His name is Jeff & they met at church. Emily has an 8 year old daughter Ricki from a previous relationship. She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The cast of 'Honey Boo' was injured in a car accident in Georgia. Sugar Bear and the family were t-boned by a truck as they were making a left turn. No word if any charges will be filed, but everyone was treated & later released for minor injuries.
Jennifer Aniston is headed EAST! She is leaving sunny LA to join her fiance in NYC while he films a new movie. Rumors have it she won't sell her million dollar LA mansion, but she will be looking to buy a swanky apartment in Manhattan. OH to be rich and famous. 2 houses on 2 different coasts. Must be niiiiice!
Lindsay Lohan went to China to ring in the New Year - but on her way home - she left her laptop at the airport!!! And there are NAKED pictures of her on the laptop. Lindsay is begging for whoever has the laptop to return it to her - and she's offering a reward!
WAHOOWA! "Saturday Night Live" is adding a NEW member to its cast when the show returns January 18th. Comedian Sasheer Zamata is from Indianapolis & graduated from University of Virginia in 2008. Out of 137 cast members since 1975, only 4 were African-American females. That is soo cool! I will be watching ... errr - Tivoing.
Kim Kardashian hands a $100 bill to valet after shopping spree
Kim Kardashian went on a shopping trip in Beverly Hills yesterday. She generously tipped her valet $100 as she returned to her car outside Barney’s. Wait - a $100 tip to park a car?! Clearly I am in the wrong profession. Next stop - LA! Mama's gonna park car Maggie. Let's go!
Michelle Obama pays Oprah a visit, sticks around
Oprah Winfrey's Mega Maui mansion is the most secure spot on the planet right now. First Lady Michelle Obama is spending her last vacation days there. She turns 50 next Friday & will spend it sippin' MaiTai's with Steadman. Where's Barack? Uhhh... running the country I hope!
Artists to perform tribute to Beatles on 50th anniversary
Feb. 9 marks 50 years since the Beatles made their U.S. debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show." CBS will air a special that night, featuring current artists performing Beatles songs. Included are John Mayer, Alicia Keys, Maroon 5, Keith Urban, John Legend, and The Eurythmics. All I care about is ADAM LEVINE! Meeeeeeeeow.
Justin Bieber's New Movie Isn't Doing Well
FLOPPER! Are we finally tired of JB? Possibly ... Justin Bieber’s new concert movie, "Believe", is not doing well in theaters. In the 2 weeks it's been out, it has only grossed $5.4 million. His last concert movie, "Never Say Never" 2 years ago, grossed $73 million over its three-month run.
Sad news for Scott Disick - the reality TV star lost his dad over the weekend. Scott - who has 2 kids with Kourtney Kardashian - lost his mother 3 months ago. No word on how his father died, but he was 63 years old. Sad!
Kesha has entered rehab - but not for a partying/drinking/drugs addiction - but for an eating disorder. She will spend 30 days at a facility in Chicago. It is the same facility Demi Lovato stayed for her drug & alcohol addiction. Kesha cancelled 5 tour dates due to her stay. We wish her all the best!
Charlie Sheen is rumored to be OFF the market! Charlie Tweeted that he married his 20-something year old 'Adult Film Star' girlfriend. This is his 4th marriage. Good Luck Charlie boy!
Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones - A group of party goers set out with a camera to investigate after a woman dies in the apartment beneath the party.After being "marked," Jesse begins to be pursued by mysterious forces while his family and friends try to save him. Stars Molly Ephraim, Richard Cabral, Crystal Santos, and Jorge Diaz. (R).
NY Judge Nixes 50 Cent’s Bid To Toss Video Lawsuit
A NY judge has ruled rapper 50 Cent can be sued over a video. The explicit video was made in 2008. A man gave it to 50 Cent & didn’t tell his partner. 50 used footage to make his own video in 2009, featuring a character named Pimpin' Curly. The woman in the video is suing.
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez Have a Segway Date
Selena Gomez showed up at Justin Bieber’s home in California yesterday. They were seen riding the sidewalks on Segways. They were joined by a male friend. No word yet if they are working things out. Selena recently canceled her Australian tour, due to a lupus diagnosis.
Katy Perry finally unloads first-marriage house
Katy Perry has finally sold off the house she shared with Russell Brand. She bought it in 2011 for $6.5 million. It was listed in early 2013 for $8 million. It finally sold at the end of December for $5.6 million. The buyer plans to gut the Hollywood Hills home.
Ricky Martin and Carlos Gonzalez end 4-year partnership
Ricky Martin and his longtime partner, Carlos Gonzalez, have ended their four-year relationship. They parted over distance and busy schedules. A rep said they spent very little time together and grew apart. Martin has twin 5-year-old sons, born via surrogate.
Brad Pitt's Housing Foundation Considers Legal Action Over Hurricane Homes
Brad Pitt’s Make It Right foundation may sue the suppliers of wood for new homes in New Orleans. The wood is starting to decay. The Foundation has built 87 houses to replace those destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The wood was guaranteed to last 40 years.
Alicia Keys Ends Partnership with Blackberry After Only One Year
Alicia Keys has parted ways with Blackberry after just 1 year. The company is struggling against strong competition & internal changes. Blackberry thanked her for her contributions. She promoted the BlackBerry Scholars Program, providing scholarships for women.
Michael Douglas reunites with Catherine Zeta-Jones for New Year’s
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones reunited to ring in the New Year with their children in Quebec, Canada. They posted photos on Facebook from a ski resort where it was 10 below. The couple separated in Aug. after 13 years. Dylan is 13 & daughter Carys is 10.
Fleetwood Mac's John McVie Returns to Stage Following Cancer Diagnosis
Fleetwood Mac bassist John McVie has returned to the stage. He has been undergoing treatments for cancer. They played the MGM Grand Garden Arena Dec. 30 and a private concert New Year’s Eve. Another private show is Jan. 8. McVie is 68.
New Bruce Springsteen Songs to Debut on The Good Wife
The Good Wife is teaming up with The Boss. Three new songs from Bruce Springsteen's upcoming album, High Hopes, will debut on the Jan. 12 episode. That’s two days before the record hits stores. The entire album will be available exclusively on CBS.com.
'Duck Dynasty' family to sell line of guns
The Duck Dynasty family's business — and fortune — will continue to grow in 2014. The Robertsons plan to launch their own line of shotguns, rifles and pistols. The Duck Commander guns feature a camouflage pattern & will come with an American flag bandana.
It’ll Be a Girl for Jesse and Ann Csincsak (Chin-Sak)
Break out the pink balloons: the Csincsak family is expecting a girl. Bachelorette alum Jesse Csincsak and Bachelor alum Ann will welcome a daughter in March. He made the announcement on Instagram. They have a 2-year-old son named Noah Theodore.
Amy Lee blames failure of Evanescence on record label, promoters
Evanescence founder Amy Lee is waging war with her longtime record label. She claims the label all but ruined the group & cheated them out of more than a million dollars in royalties. Wind-Up Records replaced their promoters, who she says rarely booked them any events.
Fundraiser for Michael Jackson documentary scrapped
Katherine Jackson has pulled the plug on her campaign to solicit money from Michael Jackson fans to pay for an MJ documentary. The Estate was never contacted about licensing anything. Any money that was donated was to be refunded, or held for a future project.
Justin Timberlake, Robin Thicke ruled the music charts in 2013
Justin Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience" and Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" finished 2013 as the year's top selling album and song. The 2nd best-selling album was Eminem's "The Marshall Mathers LP 2." A total of 106 songs sold more than 1 million downloads in 2013.
Rick Ross suing LMFAO over Party Rock Anthem lyric
Rick Ross has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against LMFAO. He claims the use of the phrase ''everyday I'm shuffling'' in Party Rock Anthem is too similar to the phrase ''everyday I'm hustlin''' in his 2006 hit 'Hustlin'. LMFAO has the phrase on their clothing line.
Spike Lee Mourns Loss Of Younger Brother
Director Spike Lee is mourning the loss of his younger brother, Christopher Lee, who passed away at age 55. His younger sibling died December 30. Lee did not reveal the cause of death. Memorial services will be Saturday in their hometown of Brooklyn, New York.
Today's Birthdays: Musician Stephen Stills is 69. Rock musician John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin) is 68. Actress Victoria Principal (Dallas) is 64. Actor-director Mel Gibson is 58. Actress Shannon Sturges is 46. Jazz musician James Carter is 45. Musician Thomas Bangalter (Daft Punk) is 39. Actor Jason Marsden is 39. Actress Danica McKellar (Wonder Years) is 39. Actor Nicholas Gonzalez is 38. Singer Kimberley Locke ("American Idol") is 36. NFL quarterback Eli Manning is 33. Rhythm-and-blues singer Lloyd is 28. Pop-rock musician Nash Overstreet (Hot Chelle (shel) Rae) is 28. Actor Alex D. Linz is 25.