Monday, Feb. 4, 2013
Beyonce Reunites Destiny's Child In Super Bowl Half-time Set
OMG!!! How awesome was Beyonce last night? I loooved every second. In fact - I lost my voice screaming while watching the TV. HA HA! Beyonce took over the Super Bowl for a spectacular half-time show featuring a Destiny's Child reunion. Jennifer Hudson & the Sandy Hook School choir performed ‘America the Beautiful’. Alicia Keys belted out the National Anthem while playing a grand piano.
Beyonce Tour Dates Announced
Beyonce has announced dates for ‘The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour’. The tour begins in Europe April 15. North American dates begin June 28. She’ll be in Charlotte July 27 and Washington DC July 29. The tour wraps Aug. 3 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Beyonce's last tour was the "I AM… WORLD TOUR" in 2009.
5 Moments to Remember from the Super Bowl (by AP Sports Writers):
1. THE NIGHT THE LIGHTS WENT OUT: Superdome power outage leaves NFL's showcase game in the dark for more than a half hour.
2. BEYONCE: Came out reunited with Destiny's Child band mates in an electrifying performance.
3. PLAY OF THE GAME: Baltimore's Jacoby Jones returned a kick 108 yards for an NFL postseason record.
4. BEST ADS: Godaddy.com's extended kiss and Coke's desert chase were among the commercials that caused a stir.
5. BROTHER AGAINST BROTHER: Baltimore coach John Harbaugh on meeting his brother Jim, the 49ers coach, at the end of the game: "I told him I loved him. He said congratulations."
Warm Bodies Heats Up Box Office
The zombie movie ‘Warm Bodies’ took in $20 million to top the weekend box office. The teen romantic comedy bumped ‘Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters’ to 2nd place with $9.2 million. Silver Linings Playbook was 3rd, horror film Mama 4th and Zero Dark Thirty 5th.
Justin Timberlake Brings Sexyback During First Live Show In Five Years
Justin Timberlake brought Sexyback on Saturday during his first live show in nearly five years. He returned to the stage in New Orleans in a black tuxedo. He was backed by a 10-piece band and played for 90 minutes. He and Jay Z performed their new single ‘Suit & Tie’.
Frank Ocean forgives Chris Brown, won't press charges
Frank Ocean said he won't press charges against Chris Brown. They got into a fight during an argument outside a Los Angeles-area recording studio. Ocean said on his Tumblr page, "No criminal charges. No civil lawsuit. I'm an artist and a modern person. I'll choose sanity."
Kerry Washington a triple winner at the NAACP Image Awards
Actress Kerry Washington won 3 NAACP Image Awards, including the President’s Award. "Red Tails," the drama about the Tuskegee Airmen, was outstanding motion picture. Other winners included Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Loretta Devine and LL Cool J.
Shopper alleges Justin Bieber bodyguard made threat over photo
A member of Justin Bieber's crew allegedly threatened a man who snapped a pic Saurday night. Justin was shopping at a Best Buy in the San Fernando Valley. The man was ordered to delete the photo immediately, which he did. He then called police, who will investigate.
Simon Cowell Misses Auditions Over Migraine
Simon Cowell missed almost 5 hours of auditions for Britain's Got Talent yesterday after suffering a migraine. After treatment and rest, he returned to the panel at 8 p.m. Judge Amanda Holden said: “We can relax and drink lots of champagne at his expense."
Selena Gomez spends night at Justin Bieber's home
Selena Gomez spent Friday night at Justin Bieber's home in Los Angeles. She was spotted being escorted home by his personal bodyguard Saturday morning. They broke up last month. Selena insisted she has been doing well since their break-up.
Adam Levine Lands Lady Antebellum Singer For ‘The Voice’
Adam Levine has recruited pregnant Lady Antebellum star Hillary Scott as a mentor on The Voice. He missed out on stealing Sheryl Crow away from rival judge Blake Shelton. He said, "Maroon 5 and I recorded a song with Hillary for our last album. She wanted to be here”
Chris Brown Ticketed For Speeding
Chris Brown was pulled over for speeding in Los Angeles on Friday. He was cruising around Beverly Hills with a friend in his black Porsche convertible. He was pulled over, given a speeding ticket, and let go.
LA cops pull over Bieber's Ferrari twice
Justin Bieber's friend Lil Za got pulled over by Los Angeles police twice in under 36 hours. He was driving Beiber’s Ferrari. He made an illegal U-turn, & was also cited for no license. Another Beiber friend, Lil Twist, was driving it Jan. 1 and got pulled for speeding.
Demi Lovato breaks leg
Demi Lovato is on crutches after breaking her leg during a fall at home last weekend. Her right leg is in a cast. She told fans on Twitter: ''This sucks.'' She indicated how the accident may have happened: ''Never let your roommate clean your hardwood floors with Pledge.''
Lil Wayne Settles Lawsuit With Concert Promoters
Rapper Lil Wayne has settled his legal battle with a promotion company over failure to play a 2009 concert in the Bahamas. Red City Entertainment accused him of getting drunk and sleeping through his scheduled performance. They have settled out of court.
Allen Iverson Settles Divorce, Reaches Custody Agreement
Basketball star Allen Iverson has been ordered to attend therapy and alcohol recovery meetings. An Atlanta judge has signed off on the his divorce from wife Tawanna. She has custody of their 5 children. He can visit them only thru terms of their divorce decree.
'I drank a lot,' says now-sober Tim McGraw
Tim McGraw changed his life by replacing alcohol with working out. He admits he finally got sober 5 years ago. He now works out at a gym two hours a day. He and singer Faith Hill married in 1996 and have 3 daughters. His latest album will be released next week.
Katie Holmes Prepping For Valentine's Day As A Single Lady
Katie Holmes will spend her first Valentine's Day after divorcing Tom Cruise with her daughter at the spa. She's got big plans for a girls weekend with her mother Kathleen and daughter Suri. They plan to indulge in "lots of chocolate & probably some stuffed animals."
Beyonce And Jay-z's Daughter Starting To Talk
Beyonce and Jay Z's daughter Blue Ivy has reached a big milestone - she's started talking. The 13 month old has begun uttering her first words. Beyonce said on the Super Bowl Live show, “It's just such a beautiful time in my life. And my husband is incredible & supportive."
'NCIS,' star Harmon to return for an 11th season
With Mark Harmon on board, top-rated NCIS will be back for its 11th season. NCIS edges out Sunday Night Football to rank as TV's most-watched program. The drama draws a sizable number of advertiser-coveted young adults. The show performs well internationally.