The HollyWooWoo Report
Friday, June 1, 2012
In Theaters This Weekend:
Snow White & the Huntsman – An evil queen is out to destroy the fair Snow White. But the girl persuades the huntsman who was dispatched to kill her to train her in the art of war. Stars Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron. Rated PG-13.
Battlefield America - A youth hip-hop dance crew struggles to compete in the battle dance culture in Long Beach, California. Stars Marques Houston, Mekia Cox, Christopher Michael Jones and Lynn Whitfield. Rated PG-13.
Piranha 3DD - After the terror unleashed on Lake Victoria, the pre-historic school of blood thirsty piranhas are back at a water park. Stars Christopher Lloyd, David Hasselhoff, Gary Busey, Ving Rhames, Paul Scheer and Danielle Panabaker. Rated R. (It will be streamed on Facebook for $6.99 in HD or $7.99 in 3D via PayPal, Facebook Credits or credit card.
Lil Wayne welcome but needs ticket
Rapper Lil Wayne wanted to attend an NBA playoff game in Oklahoma City last night. His reps asked for front-row tickets. No-go. The game was sold out. He tweeted he was “denied” access to the arena. The team responded: if they had tickets, he was welcome.
Justin Bieber walks into glass wall, suffers concussion
Justin Bieber walked into a glass wall backstage during his concert in Paris last night. He managed to complete his set on stage, but passed out briefly in his dressing room. He reassured fans he is fine. He injured his hip performing in Norway Wednesday night.
49 girls hurt at Bieber show in Norway
Dozens of teenage girls suffered minor injuries during a stampede at Justin Bieber’s concert in Oslo, Norway. 49 young women were hurt, with 14 taken to a hospital for treatment. City officials are reviewing the incident to determine who is accountable.
Madonna kicks off world tour in Israel
Madonna kicked off her “MDNA” world tour last night near Tel Aviv, Israel. She danced, bumped, grinded and vogued in flashy costumes to a raucous crowd. She is accompanied by her children, boyfriend and a 70-person entourage. The next concert is in Abu Dhabi.
Move over Oprah: Ricki Lake launches her own magazine
Ricki Lake is gearing up for the Sept. 10 launch of her talk show. Meantime, she’s putting out a new, free digital monthly magazine called “Ricki.” Features for the June issue include why she eloped, Anti Gravity Yoga, hot beauty gadgets, and raiding your kids' closets.
No charges to be filed in Utah 'Sister Wives' case
Bigamy charges will not be pursued in Utah against the polygamous family of "Sister Wives." The case against Kody Brown and his four wives has been closed. Brown moved his wives and 16 children from Utah to the Las Vegas area in January 2011.
Usher To Debut Virtual Dancers At London Gig
Usher is set to stage a first in London on June 11. He performs at the Hammersmith Apollo with a troupe of virtual dancers. They will appear as avatars created by fans watching the webcast. The digital dancers will appear during Usher's performance of new track Scream.
Marilyn Monroe Hologram Concert In The Works
Marilyn Monroe will be hitting the stage this year in the form of a hologram. A concert featuring the screen legend will be taking place later this year with the working title Virtual Marilyn Live. It’s by the same company that made the Tupac hologram for Coachella.
'Independence Day' to get 3-D re-release
Prepare for the White House to be blown to smithereens. Again. 20th Century Fox will re-release Independence Day in 3-D for the July 4th weekend in 2013. Released in 1996, the original Independence Day raked in $306 million domestically and $511 million overseas.
Martin Short on Gifford gaffe: 'People make mistakes'
Martin Short is taking the high, high road. He’s not dwelling on Kathie Lee Gifford’s questioning about his marriage. His wife died 2 years ago. Gifford was unaware. Short told the press Thursday, "On live television, people make mistakes. There's no ill will intended."
Kate Walsh leaving 'Private Practice' after Season 6
Kate Walsh has decided to leave "Private Practice" after next season. Dr. Addison Montgomery first made her appearance on "Grey's Anatomy." There’s also word that this is the show’s last season. Tim Daly recently announced that he will not be back for Season 6.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West both list LA homes
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have quietly put their LA homes on the market. They are looking to rent a place with secure gates. Both homes are “pocket listed,” meaning they don't show up in real estate documents. Agents cannot disclose who owned the homes.
Michael McKean moves from hospital to rehab
Michael McKean, who was hit by a car in Manhattan May 22, has been released from the hospital. He was starring in a Broadway production when the accident left him with a broken leg. He has moved to Roosevelt Hospital for rehabilitation. He thanked his fans.
Honey Boo Boo gets her own 'Toddlers & Tiaras' spinoff
6-year-old Alana Thompson, known to Toddlers & Tiaras viewers as Honey Boo Boo, will star in her own series on TLC. Six half-hour episodes of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo will air in August. Her family lives in rural Georgia. Her 17-year-old sister is pregnant.
Brooke Mueller Back in Rehab
Brooke Mueller has checked herself back into rehab for substance abuse. She recently visited ex-husband Charlie Sheen. He felt she needed to be checked out by an addiction specialist. She went to rehab following her December cocaine arrest in Aspen.