The HollyWooWoo Report
Friday, June 29, 2012
In Theaters This Weekend:
Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection – A man whose company has been running a mob-backed Ponzi scheme is put into witness protection. He and his family must stay at his Aunt Madea's house down South. Stars Tyler Perry, Eugene Levy, Romeo, Denise Richards and Doris Roberts. Rated PG-13.
Ted - John Bennett is a grown man who must deal with the cherished teddy bear who came to life as the result of a childhood wish... and has refused to leave his side ever since. Stars Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis and Seth MacFarlane (voice of Ted). Rated R.
People Like Us – A salesman returns home to put his dead father’s estate in order, and learns secrets about his estranged family. Stars Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks and Olivia Wilde. Rated PG-13.
Magic Mike - Set in the world of male strippers, Mike takes a young dancer called The Kid under his wing and schools him in the fine arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money. Stars Channing Tatum, Matthew McConaughey, and Riley Keough (daughter of Lisa Marie Presley). Rated R (explicit content)
No charges in leak of Rihanna beating photo
Two Los Angeles police officers won't face criminal charges for leaking a photo of Rihanna's bruised and beaten face in Feb 2009. Prosecutors can’t prove TMZ paid for the photos. There is no money trail. The two officers will appear before disciplinary panels in August.
Ann Curry out, Savannah Guthrie ready to take over “Today”
NBC this morning is expected to announce Savannah Guthrie is the new co-host of the “Today” show. Ann Curry announced on-air yesterday that yesterday was her last day. She will be part of an investigative team that reports stories on all NBC media.
Stars Turn Out To Party With Elton John
Adam Lambert, Naomi Watts, and Matthew Morrison were among stars who attended Elton John's annual fundraising party last night. The annual White Tie and Tiara Ball took place at the Rocket Man's estate in Windsor, England. It benefits the Elton John Aids Foundation.
Snoop Dogg Busted By Drug-Sniffing Dog In Norwegian Airport
Snoop Dogg was briefly detained in Norway after entering the country with marijuana and a large amount of cash. He was fined $8,600 for the violations. He performed last night at a musical festival in the southern town of Kristiansand.
PETA picks 2012 Sexiest Vegetarian Celebs
PETA has put Woody Harrelson and Jessica Chastain at the top of its annual Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrities list. The vegan duo bested a field of 100 of Hollywood's "hottest herbivores." Chastain had vegan fried chicken prepared for her on the set of The Help.
Dixie Chick Emily Robison Expecting Fourth Child
A new little chick is on the way…Emily Robison is expecting her fourth child. The baby is due in early September. This will be her first child with boyfriend Martin Strayer. She has 3 children with ex-husband Charlie Robison.
Ludacris 8th album due out Sept 11
Ludacris will soon release his new album 'Ludaversal'. He hopes fans of his unique style of rapping will see a new side to him. It’s his 8th album. He says the new sound is heavily influenced by his travels around the globe. The album is to be released on September 11.
Paris Hilton Invites Disabled Child To Her Home
Paris Hilton showed off her caring side on Thursday by spending time with a wheelchair-bound child. She met with 6-year-old Oran as part of her volunteer work for the Starlight Children's Foundation. The Foundation grants wishes for seriously ill children.
Johnny Depp has new girlfriend
Johnny Depp is dating his "Rum Diary" co-star Amber Heard. Depp and French model-actress Vanessa Paradis ended their 14-year relationship last week. The relationship began last year when they were promoting "The Rum Diary." Depp and Paradis were estranged.
Eva Longoria Splits With Eduardo Cruz
Eva Longoria has split with Eduardo Cruz. Their on-off relationship lasted 16 months. They began dating after Eva split with her husband Tony Parker. Eva recently revealed she was going on a ''new journey'' in her life following the end of “Desperate Housewives.”
Mark Wahlberg Felt 'Ridiculous' Filming Ted
Mark Wahlberg felt ''ridiculous'' filming the fight scene in his new film 'Ted'. The scene took 3 days to film and saw Mark wrestling with empty space or a prop. The bad-tempered, beer-guzzling teddy was edited in using CGI. Seth McFarlane said it came together very well.
Jennifer Aniston And George Clooney Reunite
Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux boarded a private jet with George Clooney and Stacy Keibler on Wednesday. They got on the aircraft in Switzerland. George and Brad Pitt enjoyed dinner & drinks together at an Italian restaurant in England Tuesday night.
Usher Obtains Restraining Order Against Stalker
Usher is being stalked by a woman who is convinced she is married to him. He has obtained a restraining order against 26 year old Darshelle Jones-Rakestraw. She turned up uninvited at his home twice. He is planning to request the temporary order be made permanent.
Eddie Van Halen reveals that was his guitar riff in Back To The Future
Remember the movie “Back To The Future?” In one scene, Marty McFly, in a radiation suit, pops in a cassette tape in his Walkman & plays noise to his dad. We now know who did the music. Eddie Van Halen revealed yesterday he did the guitar riff.
Film academy makes hairstyling eligible for Oscar
Hollywood hairstylists are now officially eligible for the industry's most coveted hardware: the Oscar. The Academy Award for makeup will now be known as the makeup and hairstyling award. The 85th Academy Awards will be presented February 24, 2013.
Jennifer Hudson's Son Could Sing At Wedding
Jennifer Hudson's son may sing at her wedding to David Otunga. 3-year-old David Daniel Otunga Jr. is excited about taking part in their upcoming ceremony. Jennifer says he sings all the time: “music is a huge part of our household. It's how I communicate with him.”