The HollyWooWoo Report
Thursday, Jan 3, 2013
New Year's Eve ball to be re-lit and stay on all year
The Times Square New Year's Eve ball will be re-lit tonight and be visible all year. It traditionally is only on display for the New Year holiday. Visitors to New York say the Ball is among their favorite attractions. It will sit atop the pole at Manhattan's One Times Square.
'American Idol' winner Kris Allen, pregnant wife survive horrific car crash
Season 8 "American Idol" winner Kris Allen & wife Katy were in a car crash New Year’s night near her home in Little Rock, Arkansas. They were saved by seat belts & air bags. The cars were totaled. Kris has a broken arm. Pregnant Katy is OK. The other driver was charged.
Justin Bieber photographer was not his friend
Reps close to Justin Bieber say photographer Chris Guerra was a stalker. The photog was hit and killed while snapping Justin’s Ferrari Tuesday evening in L.A. The reps also say Guerra made up stories about Bieber. One truth: Justin & Selena Gomez are history.
Shakira to 'Bust Heads,' Usher Promises Strict Style on 'The Voice'
Season 4 of "The Voice" premieres on NBC on March 25. Producers held a press conference to introduce new judges Usher and Shakira. Blake Shelton and Adam Levine will be back. All four admitted being fiercely competitive, and promised there will be fireworks.
Kanye West agrees to reality TV, Kris says pregnancy news worth money
Kanye West has agreed to appear on the Kardashian family reality shows to keep girlfriend Kim happy. He didn’t want to be a source of attention, but Kim said he will be good for the shows. Mom Kris said he should have sold their pregnancy news to a celebrity magazine.
Kim Kardashian receiving offers to promote baby products
Kim Kardashian is set to make millions from her pregnancy. She is in talks with TV bosses about filming everything to do with her pregnancy. She also wants to be the face of mother-to-be and baby products. She's already been bombarded with tons of endorsement deals.
Porn company: Prince William & Catherine Are Still Sex Video Favorites
Vivid Entertainment has released its ‘Hottest Couples' Celebrity Adult Videos Wish List.’ In order: Prince William & Kate, Kim Kardashain & Kanye West, Jay-Z and Beyonce, Jennifer Aniston & Justin Theroux, and Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez. All would make big money.
Britney Spears working on new album
Britney Spears said via Twitter she is working on her eighth album, her first since 2011's "Femme Fatale." She did not disclose the names of the producers, or a possible title or release date. Asked about X Factor, she replied: "Really focused on my music right now."
No beatdown this time: Rihanna next to Chris Brown on the streets of L.A.
Rihanna's back where it all started ... in Chris Brown's passenger seat. In L.A. yesterday, they stopped at a gas station and picked up some refreshments. Cameras were everywhere. Back in 2009, he unleashed a beating on her in his car the night of the Grammy Awards.
Lil Wayne Gets Face Tattoo of skateboard company
Lil Wayne has an extensive collection of tattoos. The words 'Fear' and 'God' are on his eyelids and teardrops on his cheeks. He now has paid homage to Baker Skateboards with his new facial design: the skate company's block letter logo is etched on his forehead.
Ty Pennington to host new HLN series
“Extreme Makeover’s” Ty Pennington is doing some traveling again, this time for the HLN television network. He will host a monthly series called "American Journey." It will focus on people with creative lifestyles, and debuts Saturday, Jan. 12.
Jessica Simpson Teams With Jennifer Hudson For Weight Watchers Ad
Jessica Simpson has teamed up with Jennifer Hudson in a new ad for WeightWatchers. The new commercial begins airing today (Thursday). They strut down a street and recall past struggles to drop unwanted pounds. Simpson lost 50 pounds on the diet, Hudson lost 80.
Julianne Hough says she was abused as a child
Former ‘DWTS’ pro Julianne Hough says she has lots of pain in her past. In an interview in Cosmopolitan, she revealed she was tormented & abused while a kid living & dancing in London on scholarship. She plays an abused woman in the upcoming movie Safe Haven.
Video shows Bronson Pelletier tinkling on airport floor
He can’t deny it any more: a video of ‘Twilight’ actor Bronson Pelletier has surfaced. It shows him urinating on the terminal floor at Los Angeles Airport last month. He was arrested for public intoxication. His rep says he will be entering treatment for addiction.
Dave Grohl To Launch New group At Sundance Film Festival
Foo Fighters rocker Dave Grohl has formed a new group that will make its debut at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah later this month. He has made a documentary called ‘Sound City’ that will be shown at the festival. His Sound City Players will perform January 18.
'Tennessee Waltz' singer Patti Page dies at 85
You don’t know her, but your grandparents did. 1950s singer Patti Page died New Year’s Day at age 85. Her biggest hits were "Tennessee Waltz" and "How Much Is That Doggie in the Window?" She’ll receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming Grammys.