The HollyWooWoo Report
Wednesday, Aug 1, 2012
Michael Jackson's mother plans events in Indiana
Michael Jackson's mother is returning to Indiana to celebrate his 54th birthday. The events in Gary, Ind., will be attended by his three children as well. A candlelight vigil is planned Aug. 29 outside the family's original home on Jackson's 54th birthday.
Diana Ross urges privacy for Jackson children
Diana Ross says the recent turmoil within the Jackson family shouldn't be playing out publicly. She was named in Jackson's 2002 will as a potential guardian for his 3 children if his mother was not available. A judge appointed TJ Jackson as a temporary guardian.
Peter Frampton injured In Car Crash
Rock veteran Peter Frampton suffered minor injuries in a car accident Tuesday. He was sitting in traffic on a West Coast highway when the car behind ran into him. The female driver was texting on her phone. He was treated for back and neck injuries. He is 62.
Alicia Keys And Swizz Beatz In Fender Bender
Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz were in a fender bender in New York Tuesday. The couple were cruising down Madison Ave in a Morgan Aero Coupe, a special edition vintage car. It was tapped by another vehicle, scraping the fender. They exchanged information, & drove off.
Robin Roberts takes break from 'GMA'
"Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts walked out of Tuesday's program after not feeling well. She said she’s taking some time off and will be back before leaving again for a bone-marrow transplant in Sept. Roberts is a breast-cancer survivor.
Taylor Swift dating RFK's grandson
Taylor Swift has been enjoying dates with Robert F. Kennedy's grandson, Conor, in Hyannis Port, Mass. The pair have been spotted holding hands, sailing, and attending a party. Conor’s mother Mary committed suicide in May.
Warrant issued for Cuba Gooding's arrest for Bourbon Street assault
Police in New Orleans have issued an arrest warrant for Cuba Gooding Jr. A bartender accused the actor of assaulting her. She asked him to leave the pub at 2 a.m. Tuesday because he was being verbally abusive to patrons. She said he shoved her against a wall.
Snoop Dogg is 'born again' as Snoop Lion
No more Dogg. Rapper Snoop Dogg says he was "born again" during a visit to Jamaica in January. He discovered his true inner Rastafarian self. He now wants to be known as Snoop Lion. He's also releasing a reggae album called Reincarnated in the fall.
Lady Gaga & Cher’s Duet Dropping In October
Cher has Tweeted details about a duet with Lady Gaga, expected to drop in October. She wrote, “Gaga is MAJOR and her vocal is AMAZING! Can’t tell names of songs cause Record Co. gave strict orders! Think 1st Single drops Oct. then CD near Xmas.”
Nicki Minaj Accused Of Snubbing Paid Party Appearance
A Texas nightclub owner accusses Nicki Minaj of reneging on a $30,000 deal to attend a post-concert party. She performed in Dallas on Sunday. Zouk nightclub claims it paid her to appear there afterward. She Tweeted that a promoter sold tickets under false pretenses.
Colbert to host concert aboard NYC's Intrepid
Stephen Colbert will host a concert Aug. 10 aboard the Intrepid floating Museum in New York. Performing will be the Flaming Lips, Santigold, Grandmaster Flash, Grizzly Bear, and the band Fun. Colbert quipped: "Does Bonnaroo have cruise missiles? I think not."
Shaggy: There Are No Classic Songs In The Charts
Shaggy doesn't think modern artists make enough ''classic'' pop songs anymore. He doesn't think the songs on the charts today have any longevity to them. He’s also not interested in working on songs with artists he doesn't 'Kate the Great' tops 'Vanity Fair' 2012 Best-Dressed List know and respect.
'Kate the Great' tops 'Vanity Fair' 2012 Best-Dressed List
Kate Middleton is the cover girl of September's Vanity Fair. For the third time, the mag names Kate to its International Best-Dressed List. Tom Brady and Jay-Z made the list for the first time. Alicia Keys is back on the list after her inaugural appearance in 2009.
Robert Pattinson may cancel 'Cosmopolis' Appearance over scandal
Robert Pattinson is reportedly thinking about not attending a scheduled upcoming press appearance for his new film 'Cosmopolis'. He does not want to answer questions about ex-girlfriend Kristen Stewart's cheating scandal. The film will be premiering in New York.
Rapper Meek Mill Chastised Over Song Lyrics
Rapper Meek Mill has been reprimanded by a judge over the lyrics to his song The Ride. The hip-hop star appeared in court in his native Philadelphia Tuesday for a probation status hearing. In The Ride, he called the city's District Attorney a "b**ch".
Jason Segel ready to leave How I Met Your Mother
Actor Jason Segel is set to quit hit sitcom How I Met Your Mother after its upcoming eighth season. He’s portrayed Marshall Eriksen on the comedy since 2005. He’s had a string of successful movies and is ready to leave TV and the “nice guy roles” behind.
Tyra Banks Almost Left America's Next Top Model
Tyra Banks almost quit America's Next Top Model because of too much stress. She created the show in 2003, and was juggling her roles as host and executive producer. Since graduating Harvard Business School, she has learned to share the workload.
Tiger Woods' ex-wife Elin Nordegren dating Swedish ice-hockey player
Elin Nordegren’s new rumored beau is chubby-faced Douglas Murray, a Swedish NHL player with San Jose. She is on the rebound from her latest failed romance with businessman Jamie Dingman. They have been seen together several times. Both are 32.