The HollyWooWoo Report
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Monkees contemplate how to memorialize Davy Jones
The 3 surviving Monkees aren't planning to attend Davy Jones' funeral this week. It would likely bring too much unwanted attention to his family. He is to be cremated. They will attend a memorial in NY, L.A. or his native England. Jones died last Wednesday at age 66.
Who's favored to win 'American Idol'
Vegas oddsmakers have released their educated guesses as to who has the best chance of winning “American Idol.” Their top picks: Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez, or Hollie Cavanagh. Least favored to win: Jeremy Rosado and Jermaine Jones.
Tebow: “I’m not going on 'The Bachelor'”
Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow said via Twitter Tuesday he has no plans to try to find a mate on "The Bachelor." He jokingly told host Chris Harrison he would, but wanted to focus on football next season. The show is keeping the invitation open anyway. ($$$$$)
Schwarzenegger: 'Divorce Is Still On'
Arnold Schwarzenegger has brushed off rumors of a reconciliation with estranged wife Maria Shriver. He said they are still in the process of divorcing. The couple split in May of last year, but have reunited for family events. They have 4 children.
Tina Fey was to be in Lindsay’s SNL monologue
Tina Fey had to bow out of Lindsay Lohan’s SNL monologue last Saturday night. Both of her children got sick. Instead, she called Jimmy Fallon, who brought along Jon Hamm. The monologue was quickly re-written. Lindsay was the lead in Fey’s 2004 comedy Mean Girls.
Rosie O'Donnell Relocating Her OWN Show from Chicago to New York
The Rosie Show is moving from Chicago to New York City. Rosie O'Donnell now believes it was a mistake taking over Oprah’s former studio. It was difficult to get guests to fly to Chicago. Rosie’s original daytime talk show was based out of Rockefeller Center.
Shonda Rhimes: 'Heigl Won't Be Returning To Grey's Anatomy'
Grey's Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes has dashed Katherine Heigl's dream of returning. She played Dr. Izzie Stevens for six years. She quit after adopting daughter Naleigh in late 2009. Rhimes says the rest of the show has been scripted, & Heigle isn’t in it at all.
Tila Tequila hospitalized for brain aneurysm
Tila Tequila suffered a near-fatal brain aneurysm that left her hospitalized last week. Paramedics responded to an "attempted suicide" call placed by her male roommate. She overdosed on pills. She was released from the hospital Monday and is home recovering.
Kurt Cobain's Old Melvins Van Up For Auction
A 1972 van driven by late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain is for sale on eBay for $150,000. He used it to drive his heroes The Melvins from gig to gig. The mother of one of the group’s members gave it to a fan, who kept it 20 years. It has a Kiss mural drawn by Cobain.
Jewel And Jay Sean Back Hunger Campaign
Jewel, rapper Jay Sean and Owl City have recorded a special song to support a hunger charity. They each recorded a version of “Here’s Hope” to benefit the Child Hunger Ends Here program. ConAgra Foods will donate 5M meals to the Feeding America organization.
David Arquette Splits From Girlfriend
David Arquette is single again after splitting from girlfriend Christina McLarty. They began dating last summer following his separation from wife Courteney Cox in October, 2010. He wrote on Twitter, "Sadly I'm single again. A long distance relationship proved too difficult."
Incarcerated Wesley Snipes Planning Comeback Upon Release
Spike Lee says friend Wesley Snipes is "in great shape" in jail and is plotting his comeback. He’s serving a 3-year sentence for neglecting to file income tax returns. Lee visited him on Monday. They discussed a future project. Snipes maintains he was duped by tax advisors.
Kim Kardashian's Former Sister-In-Law Lands Big Modelling Deal
Kim Kardashian's sister-in-law of 72 days has signed up to become a top plus-size model. Kaela Humphries, who is 29, has become a new face at top agency Ford Models. She is Kris Humphries' sister. She previously was signed to Wilhemina Models in L.A.
Kanye West Upsets Britain's Royal Family With Loud Music
Rapper Kanye West upset members of Britain's Royal Family by playing loud music in his hotel room. He rented the top floor of the Lanesborough Hotel next door to Buckingham Palace. Members of the Royal Family were below. Kanye was working on new music.
Justin Bieber's mom penning memoir
Pattie Mallette, mother of Canadian pop star Justin Bieber, is writing a memoir. The book is slated for release Sept. 18. It includes details about trauma, abuse & addiction that affected her early childhood and young-adult years. A portion of the proceeds will go to charity.
Fantasio Barrino's baby father pursuing estranged wife
Fantasia Barrino's boyfriend Antwaun Cook is trying to reconcile with estranged wife Paula. They were seen together in a Charlotte club last weekend. Fantasia was nowhere around. Antwaun is the father of Fantasia’s baby Dallas. Fantasia & Antwaun began dating in 2010.