The HollyWooWoo Report
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
On this date 20 years ago in 1992, after a reign lasting nearly 30 years, Johnny Carson hosted NBC's "Tonight Show" for the last time. He died January 23, 2005.
Spoiler: If you missed the “House” finale last night, here’s what happened:
He fled to an abandoned factory with a heroin addict patient to avoid jail. He hallucinated people from his past, interrogating him about his decisions. The building caught fire. He switched dental records with the addict, who was already dead. A funeral was held for House (really the addict.) Wilson speaks at the funeral. Wilson (now dying from cancer) gets a text from House to meet him. They drive off to the countryside on motorcycles so Wilson can live out his final months. Chase takes over House’s old job as head of diagnostics at Princeton-Plainsboro. The series lasted 177 episodes over 8 seasons, & was the most watched around the world.
Katherine Jenkins earns perfect scores on `Dancing' finals
Katherine Jenkins earned a perfect score of 60 on DWTS. Fellow finalists William Levy and Donald Driver finished one point behind. Viewers will decide tonight who wins the mirrorball trophy. Guest performers include Gladys Knight and Kelly Clarkson.
DWTS alumni getting ready for all-star edition, attending this season’s finale
Among the stars spotted in the DWTS ballroom last night: Emmitt Smith (2006 Dancing champ), Donny Osmond (2009 champ), Jane Seymour (finished sixth in the 2007 season), and John O'Hurley, who won Dancing in 2005.
Drake postpones Virginia Beach concert to June 20
Drake has postponed his concert at Farm Bureau Live in Virginia Beach from May 23 to June 20. A concert in Raleigh is also rescheduled, both due to a “personal family matter.” Tickets will be honored on the new dates, no exchange necessary.
Poquoson girl an online hit after Bieber date
Cady Eimer of Poquoson has become an online celebrity. She was Justin Bieber’s date at the Billboard Music Awards Sunday night. Fans throughout Planet Bieber are congratulating her on Twitter. Bieber’s video invitation to her is now a big hit on YouTube.
Robin Williams: I’m not the “Robin” who died
Actress Goldie Hawn posted a fan’s message on Twitter that actor Robin Williams fell off a mountain in Austria. It was just another celebrity death hoax. But it happened the same time Robin Gibbs of the Bee Gees died. Robin Williams is currently filming a movie.
Young Buck Heading to prison for Gun Possession
Young Buck won't be a free man much longer. He has agreed to serve 18 months in prison for gun possession, following an IRS raid on his Nashville home in 2010. He is a convicted felon, and cannot own firearms. He will be formally sentenced July 13.
Lady Gaga behaves, gets OK for 2nd gig in Manila
Lady Gaga has the go-ahead to put on a second concert in the Philippines. Her Monday night show was sold-out. Some Christians in the Philippines accuse her of promoting immorality. Authorities say she did not exhibit nudity or abuse religion.
Whitney Houston's last recording released
Whitney Houston's final recording is being released. The song "Celebrate" is a duet with Jordin Sparks from Houston's last movie, a remake of the film "Sparkle." The song will be available on iTunes June 5. "Sparkle" opens in theaters August 17.
Bobbi Kristina: MGM Grand Investigating Underage Gambling
The MGM Grand in Vegas has launched an investigation. Video footage shows Whitney Houston's underage daughter Bobbi Kristina gambling at its casino last weekend. She is 19. She was with her boyfriend, who is 22. Underage gambling is a misdemeanor in Nevada.
Will Smith Is 'Natural Choice' To Play Obama
Will Smith says he's the ''natural choice'' to play President Obama on the big screen. He’s available, if there is ever a biopic about the president. They both have the same distinguishing feature: their ears. He told the president: “you just have to write the ending.”
Leonardo Dicaprio Leasing Malibu Home
Leonardo DiCaprio is renting out one of his three Malibu estates for $150,000-a-month. Prospective tenants can lease the property for six months or less. It’s $75,000 per month if they stay longer than half a year. The home features 7 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms and a gym.
Taylor Swift Honors Killed Soldier
Taylor Swift will wear the dog tags of a Marine killed in Afghanistan in her next music video. Sergeant Wade Wilson was killed in action May 11. His friend sent her a video message. He was a dedicated fan. Wilson’s family gave Taylor permission to wear his dog tags.
Camille Grammer back on 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills'
Camille Grammer will be returning to the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills." It was previously announced she wouldn't be back for season three. "I couldn't let go. They're like my extended dysfunctional family." She’s also dating a Greek boyfriend.
Miley Cyrus: Sex Is ''A Beautiful Thing''
Apparently boyfriend Liam Hemsworth is hitting the right spots. Miley Cyrus said in a media interview sex is ''a beautiful thing.'' She said girls should know, it’s an experience to be shared & enjoyed. She says to parents: “kids have a TV…they know what sex is. It’s magic.”
A&E cancels 'Dog the Bounty Hunter'
A&E has canceled "Dog the Bounty Hunter" after eight seasons and too much controversy. The series starred Duane Chapman and his family as fugitive-recovery agents. Chapman first appeared on the A&E-produced "Take This Job," about folks with unusual careers.
Brooke Mueller Sentenced For Cocaine Possession
Brooke Mueller has been sentenced for her cocaine possession arrest in Aspen, Colorado last December. She will serve one year probation, and the case has been transferred to California, where she lives. She is prohibited from alcohol, and must submit to urinalysis.
Epic to mark 25th anniversary of 'Bad'
Michael Jackson's record label plans to release a 25th anniversary edition of his "Bad" album. Epic/Legacy Recordings is working with Jackson's estate on the "Bad 25" set, to be released Sept. 18. The alnum produced five consecutive No. 1 singles.