The HollyWooWoo Report
Monday, June 4, 2012
'The Hunger Games' tops MTV Movie Awards
"The Hunger Games" won 4 MTV Movie Awards out of 8 nominations. The Harry Potter and Twilight sequels were also multiple-award winners. “Breaking Dawn - Part 1" won for movie of the year. Johnny Depp was given the MTV Generation Award for lifetime achievement.
Winners from the MTV Movie Awards
- Movie of the Year: "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1." - Best Male Performance: Josh Hutcherson, "The Hunger Games." - Best Female Performance: Jennifer Lawrence, "The Hunger Games." - Breakthrough Performance: Shailene Woodley, "The Descendants." - Best Comedic Performance: Melissa McCarthy, "Bridesmaids." - Best Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and Tom Felton, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2." - Best Hero: Harry Potter, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2." - Best Music: LMFAO's "Party Rock Anthem," "21 Jump Street." - Best Kiss: Kristen Stewart & Robert Pattinson, "Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1." - Best Fight: Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson vs. Alexander Ludwig, "The Hunger Games." - Best On-Screen Dirtbag: Jennifer Aniston, "Horrible Bosses." - Best On-Screen Transformation: Elizabeth Banks, "The Hunger Games." - Best Gut-Wrenching Performance: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey and Ellie Kemper, "Bridesmaids." - MTV Trailblazer Award: Emma Stone. - MTV Generation Award: Johnny Depp.
20-year-old Rhode Island cellist wins Miss USA
A 20-year-old cellist from Rhode Island is the new Miss USA. Olivia Culpo will represent the United States in the Miss Universe pageant in Dec. She topped a field of 51 contestants. She is a sophomore at Boston University. Miss Virginia was not among the finalists.
Elton John Back On Stage, ready to play for the Queen
Elton John returned to the stage last night for the first time since his recent health scare. He braved wet and windy conditions at Somerset County Cricket Ground in London to play his biggest hits. Tonight, he will perform for Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace.
Madonna Booed After Late Show Start
Madonna risked the wrath of fans after showing up late to her first concert in the United Arab Emirates. She kept the crowd waiting for more than 90 minutes before she appeared onstage Sunday. She was booed. She’s back for a second show in Dubai tonight.
'Feud' host Richard Dawson dead at 79
Richard Dawson, who hosted "Family Feud" for 20 years, died this weekend. He died at a Los Angeles hospital from esophageal cancer. He was 79. Dawson played a British POW on the popular "Hogan's Heroes" sitcom in the 1960s.
Andy Samberg is leaving 'Saturday Night Live'
Andy Samberg's time in Studio 8H has come to an end. He is leaving "Saturday Night Live." He first joined "SNL" in 2005 and has seen several of his Digital Shorts go viral. He played Mark Zuckerberg, Mark Wahlberg, & Shy Ronnie. Kristen Wiig also won’t be back.
Rihanna Visits Sick Grandmother In Hospital
Rihanna put family first on Saturday after jetting into New York to visit her beloved grandmother in a hospital. She flew in from New Orleans. Her grandmother is being treated for cancer. She posted a pic of them together on Twitter, then flew on to L.A.
Justin Timberlake and Taylor Swift take stage for Wal-Mart
On Friday, Justin Timberlake and Taylor Swift were among stars that took the stage at Wal-Mart's annual shareholder meeting. It was the retailer’s 50th-anniversary. Other performers included Celine Dion, Lionel Richie, and the Zac Brown Band.
Bill Clinton wants George Clooney to play him in biopic
Who would Bill Clinton like to see play him in a movie? George Clooney. “Brad Pitt is too good looking.” He suggested Meryl Streep to play wife Hilary. His top 2 favorite movies? The classics “High Noon” and “Casablanca.” “I watch them over and over and never get tired.”
Disney World bumps up ticket prices
Florida's Walt Disney World is bumping up the price of its single-day ticket $4 to $89. The increase comes on the heels of an increase in the basic ticket price at nearby Universal Orlando to $88. Season passes sold to Florida residents increased to $299 per year.
Barrymore marries Kopelman
Drew Barrymore married art consultant Will Kopelman Saturday at her estate in Montecito, California. About 200 people attended the Jewish wedding ceremony. It is the third marriage for Barrymore, who is pregnant.
“Housewive’s” Kathryn Joosten dead of lung cancer
Actress Kathryn Joosten died of lung cancer Saturday. She was 72. She played Karen McCluskey in "Desperate Housewives." She fought lung cancer for 11 years. She also played the president’s secretary Mrs. Landingham in The West Wing.
Brian Mcknight Song Video Banned From Youtube
A sexually explicit song Brian Mcknight recorded has been pulled from YouTube. He wrote the racy track for an adult website that helped sell song an explicit song he released in April. He has assured fans this is not his new musical direction - it was all part of a prank.
Hugh Hefner Dating Crystal Harris Again
Some guys just never learn at any age: Playboy boss Hugh Hefner has reconciled with his runaway bride Crystal Harris. She walked out on him last June just 4 days before their wedding. He welcomed her back last week. She confirmed on Twitter they are together.