The HollyWooWoo Report
Monday, March 4, 2013
`Giant Slayer' scares up ho-hum $28 million debut
"Jack the Giant Slayer" won the weekend box office with just $28 million. "Identity Thief" was 2nd with $9.7 million and "21 & Over" earned $9 million. Disney's "Oz the Great and Powerful," the prequel to "The Wizard of Oz," opens next weekend.
Heidi Klum 4th judge on “Talent”
Heidi Klum has signed a last-minute deal to become the fourth judge on the upcoming season of America's Got Talent. She joins the other new judge, former Spice Girl Mel B. The show begins taping its first audition rounds in New Orleans today to run this summer.
Camille Grammer leaving 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills'
It's been a roller coaster of a ride for Camille Grammer on "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills." Now, it's over. She won't be back for season four and didn't attend the reunion taping on Friday. She was not asked to return. She is replaced by former model Yolanda Foster.
NBC reportedly preparing to fire Jay Leno
NBC is planning to announce in May this will be Jay Leno’s last season hosting The Tonight Show. Jimmy Fallon is being groomed to move up and take over. He has hosted Tonight for 20 years. Fallon is particularly popular among younger viewers, targets of advertisers.
Kanye West lists his LA bachelor pad for $3.3million
Kanye West has officially put his home on the market for $3.3 million. He is preparing to move into his first home with Kim Kardashian. The home is in the Hollywood Hills area of Los Angeles. Kim and Kanye purchased a Bel-Air mansion in January.
Rihanna hires extra security
Rihanna has hired extra security to protect her. She obtained a restraining order against an obsessed fan last week after he broke into her neighbor's home. She now has 5 new bodyguards. She enjoyed a girls' night out Saturday in L.A. without boyfriend Chris Brown.
Kellie Pickler drummer among injured in Ky. Crash
The drummer for singer Kellie Pickler is in a hospital in Louisville, Ky. He was in a 4-car interstate accident Saturday. 36-year-old Gregg Lohman has head & neck injuries. A crash 15 minutes earlier near the same spot involving a tractor-trailer and an SUV killed 6 people.
Bobby Rogers, founder of Motown group The Miracles, dies
Bobby Rogers, a founding member of The Miracles, died Sunday at his suburban Detroit home. He was 73 and had been ill for several years. The group formed in 1956. He was a songwriting collaborator with Smokey Robinson They joined the Rock Hall of Fame last year.
Bonnie Franklin, 'One Day at a Time' star, has died at age 69
Bonnie Franklin, who starred in the sitcom "One Day at a Time," has died at age 68. She had pancreatic cancer. She played a divorced mom to Valerie Bertinelli & Mackenzie Phillips. Pat Harrington played building superintendent Schneider. The show ran from 1975 to 1984.
Justin Bieber and crew kicked out of London club
While celebrating his 19th birthday Friday, Justin Bieber and his entourage were booted from London club Cirque du Soir. The problem: some in his group were under 18. On Saturday, he donned gold gloves and metal wings to perform at Capital FM Arena.
Charlie Sheen Offers To Mentor Lindsay Lohan
Charlie Sheen has offered to mentor troubled actress Lindsay Lohan. He insists hanging out with him would be better than mixing with her club buddies. He recently loaned her money to settle tax debts. She will be appearing on an episode of his sitcom Anger Management.
Jamie Lynn Spears engaged to Jamie Watson
Jaime Lynn Spears is engaged to Jamie Watson. They have dated on and off for three years. She is 21, he is 30. She broke tne news over Instagram. She had previously been engaged to Casey Aldridge, the father of her 4-year-old daughter Maddie. They broke up in 2009.
La Toya Jackson 'signs Michael's children up to her talent agency.
LaToya Jackson is planning a life of stardom for the children of her late brother Michael. She has signed his 3 children to her new talent agency and is acting as their manager. She is hawking a proposed reality show featuring the 3, with Oprah Winfrey's network interested.
Harry Styles Collecting Taxidermy
One Direction singer Harry Styles has developed a bizarre passion for stuffed dead animals. He has purchased artwork for his new London home by taxidermist Polly Morgan, who uses roadkill for her creations. He also has a statue of Jesus wearing boxing gloves.
Modern Family Stars Left Trapped In Elevator
Three stars of sitcom Modern Family had to be rescued from a stalled elevator in Kansas City, Kansas Friday. They and a dozen others left by ladder after an hour. Julie Bowen, Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson were late for a fundraising event.
Carnie Wilson drops 40 pounds in a year
Carnie Wilson lost 40 lbs. after her January 2012 lap-band surgery. Though she falls victim to the occasion "snacking," she sticks to the treadmill, walking, and thrice weekly weight training sessions with her sister, Wendy. She is 44, and has 2 young children ages 7 and 3.