The HollyWooWoo Report
Emily Maynard back as Bachelorette, gives roses to 18 men
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
America was re-introduced last night to Emily Maynard, the Bachelorette for the show’s Season 8. Her previous fiancé was bachelor Brad Womack. Her first fiance, NASCAR driver Ricky Hendrick, was killed in a plane accident in 2004. Her daughter Ricki is now 6.
Jay Z Plans To Ask Barack Obama To Perform At Festival
Rapper Jay Z wants a very special friend to perform at his two-day festival in Philadelphia in September. He’ll ask President Obama to come onstage and sing his favorite Al Green music. It will be 2 months to election day. Jay Z also wants wife Beyonce to perform.
Bret Michaels settles case over 2009 Tonys mishap
Bret Michaels and organizers of the Tony Awards have settled a lawsuit. In 2009, he was hit in the head after a stage set was lowered as he walked offstage. He sustained a broken nose and head injuries. He later suffered a warning stroke. The video went viral.
Fox welcomes Britney, Demi to X Factor, says Idol will be changed
Fox on Monday announced its fall lineup. Britney Spears and Demi Lovato are joining The X Factor. There will be 2 new comedies and a drama. Glee will be moved to Thursday nights. And American Idol will undergo a “facelift” to win back viewers no longer interested.
Rihanna's Mother Steps In To Stop Hectic Schedule
Rihanna's mother has stepped in to stop her from partying too hard. She was recently hospitalized for exhaustion. Her mom Monica Fenty is now following her almost everywhere. Rihanna has an extensive workout regime with her trainer 5 days a week.
Brandi Glanville: 'I thought I was going to kill' Leann Rimes
Brandi Glanville told an Australian celebrity magazine she was ready to kill Leann Rimes: “She was sitting in my soccer chair, under my tent, she's got my kid on her lap and she's with my husband.” She learned to deal with it. They are now civil, but not friends.
Bobby Brown says his new album represents healing
Bobby Brown is ready to return to his solo career. The album "Masterpiece" is due out June 5. It’s his first album in 14 years. He insists he has been drug-free for more than 7 years. Brown is engaged to his manager, Alicia Etheridge, with whom he has a young son.
Angelina Jolie Buys Brad Pitt Helicopter
Angelina Jolie has bought fiancé Brad Pitt a helicopter and flying lessons. It goes with the parking spot they built onto their French property. Brad has a pilot’s license, but is not rated for helicopters. They want to fly to and from Cannes (Can).
Jessica Simpson designing clothes for moms-to-be
Brand-new mother Jessica Simpson is launching a line of clothing for moms-to-be. She gave birth to daughter Maxwell Drew Johnson on May 1. She'll aim for clothes "flattering to your baby bump." Her already strong fashion portfolio has expanded to 24 product categories.
Tameka Foster wants to stay in Usher’s Georgia mansion
Usher's ex-wife Tameka Foster is trying to work out an agreement with him. The couple is deadlocked in mediation over Usher's Georgia mansion. She lives there, but he can sell at any time. She wants the judge to make sure Usher cares for his children.
Big Boi's Indie Album
Big Boi is renaming his next solo album to reflect a more indie direction. He’s been experimenting with folk, bluegrass and rock. It has been over six years since he and Andre 3000 teamed up as Outkast for an album. He insists they still work together frequently.
Sarah Hyland says dad gave her a kidney
“Modern Family” actress Sarah Hyland suffers from kidney dysplasia. Last month, her father donated a kidney to her. She is 21, but plays a teen on the show. She told Seventeen Magazine: "I have a second chance at life -- not a lot of people get that."
Katherine Jackson 'Concerned' For Paris' Acting Career
Michael Jackson's mother Katherine has reservations about her granddaughter's acting career. She is convinced Michael would not have wanted Paris to pursue a career in entertainment at such a young age. Paris is now 14. She will be in a fantasy film in 2013.