The HollyWooWoo Report
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Jackson estate limits access to home amid feud
Michael Jackson's estate has limited some relatives' access in the wake of a family feud. An approved guest list was requested by an attorney for TJ Jackson, co-guardian of Michael’s children. TJ will manage the estate, while Katherine will focus on raising the children.
Bret Michaels Calls Off Engagement to girlfriend of 16 years
Bret Michaels has called off his engagement. He and longtime girlfriend Kristi Gibson have ended their relationship. They have 2 daughters, ages 12 and 7. They were engaged in Dec 2010 at the end of his reality show. He is also planning a biopic of his life.
Pitbull Given Warm Welcome At Alaska Gig
Rapper Pitbull kept his promise. He arrived in Kodiak, Alaska Monday to fulfill an agreement with Facebook and Walmart. Pranksters hijacked the promotion & sent him there. He was greeted warmly & given bear repellent. He uploaded a photo holding a local baby on Twitter.
Paul McCartney’s Olympic Opening Ceremony Paycheck Revealed
Paul McCartney and other star performers who took part in Friday’s Olympic opening ceremony were paid…$1.57. The nominal fee was offered to make the Olympics contracts binding. The extravaganza featured British music that spanned generations.
Former 'Idol' Kimberley Locke wants judge's chair
Kimberley Locke wants to fill that vacant judge's chair on American Idol. She was a season 2 finalist, and believes a former contestant can bring renewed interest. She says she would be brutally honest. Adam Lambert has also indicated his interest in being an Idol judge.
Eminem Is First To Reach 60 Million Facebook Followers
Rapper Eminem has become the first person to reach 60 million 'friends' on Facebook. He passed the milestone on Monday. Rihanna is not far behind, with 59,381,829 'likes.' Eminem is still only the fourth most popular entertainer on YouTube with 2 billion views.
Elizabeth Berkley gives birth to a son
Elizabeth Berkley announced via Twitter she has given birth to her first child, a son named Sky Cole Lauren. The baby was born July 20. Berkley married actor and painter Greg Lauren in November 2003. Lauren is the nephew of designer Ralph Lauren.
SNL’s Bill Hader welcomes a baby girl
Saturday Night Live regular Bill Hader and his filmmaker wife, Maggie, welcomed baby girl Harper on Saturday. She joins big sis Hannah Kathryn, age 2. Hader was nominated for an Emmy for supporting actor in a comedy series.
Sheryl Crow granted temporary restraining order
A judge has granted Sheryl Crow a temporary restraining order against a man threatening to shoot her. 45-year-old Phillip Gordon Sparks had been posting delusional statements about her online. A hearing on a 3-year protective order is Aug. 14 in Santa Monica.
Kristen Stewart Films Could Be Boycotted
Robert Pattinson fans are expected to boycott future films starring Kristen Stewart. She recently admitted she cheated with her married 'Snow White And The Huntsman' director Rupert Sanders. Robert’s fans also feel insulted, and don’t care about her career.
Lindsay Lohan: The Bizarre Sex Scene Demand
Lindsay Lohan was hesitant to shoot a steamy scene for her new movie "The Canyons." The scene required her to go topless. She asked the 10-man crew on the set to strip to their boxers. They did. They shot the scene in their underwear. All went off without a hitch.
Angelina Jolie Wants A Role In 50 Shades Of Grey
Angelina Jolie wants to play Anastasia Steele in the movie adaptation of 'Fifty Shades of Grey'. The book is about a virgin seduced by the charms of a man named Christian Grey. Other stars in line for the role are Emma Watson, Katie Cassidy & Scarlett Johansson.
Katy Perry Has Hired A Cat Shrink
Katy Perry has hired a cat shrink to work on her pets' bad behavior. They've been disappearing for hours and aren't responding to her like they normally do. Her home in Hollywood is getting a huge makeover. The cat whisperer will try to calm them down.
Jay Z To Produce Basketball Video Game
Rapper Jay Z will produce a new basketball video game. NBA 2k13 (National Basketball Association 2013) is set to hit shelves October 2. He is co-owner of the Brooklyn Nets basketball team.
'Back to the Future' star Norman Alden dies
Character actor Norman Alden has died of natural causes at an assisted living facility in Los Angeles. He appeared in many TV shows, commercials and films. He was 87. He was Lou the diner owner in “Back to the Future,” who employed the town’s future mayor.
George Clooney films Mercedes commercial
George Clooney spent Monday on a hydroplane, driving a speedboat, and driving a top of the line Mercedes in Italy. It was all for a commercial in that country. He is selling his 2008 Tesla Signature 100 Roadster to benefit relief work in the Sudan.
Josh Groban Helping To Create New Wine
Josh Groban is venturing into the wine business. He has signed on to help experts at Napa Valley's Robert Mondavi Winery in California create a new wine. It will be released to coincide with his new album next year.
Kirk and Anne Douglas give $20 million to Hollywood non-profit
Film legend Kirk Douglas and his wife, Anne, will donate $20 million to the Motion Picture and Television Fund's capital campaign. It will be used for the care of Alzheimer's and dementia patients. The campaign’s goal is to raise $350 million over 3 years.