The HollyWooWoo Report
Monday, Jan 7, 2013
“Biggest Loser” and “Bachelor” return tonight: Time for a name switch?
Two reality shows return tonight for a head-to-head competition. The Biggest Loser is on NBC and The Bachelor on ABC. One is about losing weight, the other about finding love. Considering The Bachelor’s track record, maybe it should be using the other show’s title.
Blue Ivy Carter marks her first birthday today, gets suite from dad Jay-Z
Blue Ivy Carter, baby daughter of Jay-Z and Beyonce, turns 1 today. She has her own luxurious hangout in the Barclays Center entertainment and sports center. Jay-Z rents a basement suite for $1 million a year. It includes Blue Ivy's baby toys and gear.
Pregnant Kim Kardashian steps out for dinner in an electric blue dress
Kim Kardashian stepped out for dinner in Miami last night. She showed off her curves in a bold blue strapless dress with strategically placed cut-outs. She happily spoke to and posed with fans. She also announced plans to head off on a promotional tour to the Ivory Coast.
Jewel's Twitter Page Hacked
Jewel fell victim to Internet pranksters Sunday when her Twitter account was hacked. A message promoting an astrology service popped up. In a post, she writes, "My account was hacked. Fixing now. Good luck telling the difference between my weird & theirs! Ha."
‘Smash' musical getting cast album
The Broadway show within a show on NBC's "Smash" is getting its own cast album. The 22-song cast album for “Bombshell” will be released Feb. 12. NBC premieres the drama's 2nd season a week before the album comes out. The soundtrack has music from both seasons.
Actor Thomas Gibson arrested, suspected of DUI
Police in Los Angeles arrested actor Thomas Gibson on suspicion of DUI early Sunday. He drove through a barricade set up to keep cars off the course of a night run through downtown. Gibson starred in "Criminal Minds” and "Dharma and Greg." Bail was $15,000.
Josh Brolin Fined Over Drunken Arrest
Actor Josh Brolin was fined $250 following his New Year's Day arrest for public intoxication. He was taken into custody on the streets of Santa Monica Tuesday after partying a little too hard with friends. In 2008, he was arrested for a bar fight in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Forget the separation: Bethenny Frankel files for divorce
"Real Housewives of NYC" star Bethenny Frankel has filed for divorce from husband Jason Hoppy. They were married in 2010 and separated last month. Their daughter Bryn is 2. She Tweeted: "To those who are supportive: thank you. To those judging: I totally get it."
Courteney Cox: I will 'show my boobs' on 'Cougar Town'
Let it be known: 2013 is the year of Courteney Cox's cleavage. Sort of. The show has moved to cable channel TBS. She says the show will be a little friskier. She & TV husband Josh Hopkins did a strip down to spice up their marriage. Season 4 kicks off tomorrow night.
OctoMom getting $2,800 a month in welfare assistance
It's only been 5 months since Octomom Nadya Suleman got off welfare. The honeymoon's over for your tax dollars…she's back on government assistance. Her October rehab bills devoured her savings. She’ll be getting $2,800 a month + benefits for her family of 14 kids.
Cher Signs Development Deal With Alternative-Lifestyle Logo Network
Cher has signed a development deal with the LGBT-skewing Logo Network. Terms are being kept under wraps until a later date. The pilot script is set in early 1960s Hollywood. Logo recently acquired syndicated repeats of Nip/Tuck, Bewitched and Golden Girls.
Brandi Glanville Donates Wedding Dress to Army Wife
Brandi Glanville is cleaning out her closet. Two years after her divorce from Eddie Cibrian, she has donated her wedding gown to a "soon-to-be army wife." She does not know who got it, but hopes they’ll be happy. Her sons with Cibrian are ages 9 and 5.
Dwayne Johnson Set For Big Return To Wrestling
Action man Dwayne Johnson is set to turn his back on Hollywood and return to the wrestling ring. He's preparing for a WrestleMania event at Giants Stadium in New York. He can't identify who he'll be fighting just yet. He starts 4 months of training today.
Rapper N.o.r.e. Changing Name To P.a.p.i.
Rapper N.O.R.E. is adopting a new stage moniker. Victor Santiago Jr. now wants to be known as P.A.P.I. for his upcoming album, ‘Student of the Game’. No one in his native Queens knows him as N.O.R.E. anymore. His name change follows Snoop Lion and Diddy.
The Roots Staging Prince Tribute Show For Charity
The music of Prince will be celebrated at a special benefit concert at New York's Carnegie Hall. The Roots will be the house band for a growing list of performers. The benefit is March 7 and will help fund music education programs for underprivileged kids.