The HollyWooWoo Report
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Walters back at 'The View' after weeks on the mend
Sidelined for 6 weeks by chickenpox and a concussion, Barbara Walters returned to "The View" on Monday. She is 83, and says her health is fine now. She told her panel of co-hosts, “I was able to scream and yell at you on the screen every day."
Justin Bieber Booed For Arriving Late To London Concert
Justin Bieber upset young fans at a London concert last night after arriving almost 2 hours late. He was due onstage at the O2 Arena at 8:30 pm. It was also a school night. The venue apologized. Fans vented online. Justin is scheduled to perform 3 more sold-out shows there.
Mel B insults New Orleans band on first day of “Talent” taping
Rough start for Mel B on "America's Got Talent." She was loudly booed during the first day of taping Monday. The first act was a popular New Orleans brass band. She told the band she's not a fan of brass music. The audience told her to "go home." She was visibly upset.
Holly Madison has had enough of pregnancy, wants baby daughter out
Holly Madison went into a Las Vegas hospital last night. Her baby daughter is due tomorrow. If labor doesn’t start within 3 days, they will induce labor. Holly’s fiancé is Pasquale Rotella. They recently placed the finishing touches on their Alice In Wonderland themed nursery.
American Idol goes live the next 3 nights
Tonight, American Idol swings into its live/viewer voting phase. The first 10 of the show's 20 semifinalists perform, with 10 more performing tomorrow and the results announced on Thursday. Half of them face an immediate boot. The judges must be on their best behavior.
Bachelor’s Tierra glad her run is done…she’s found love with her ex-boyfriend
The women of The Bachelor got together last night…and pounced on Tierra, who provided drama in just about every episode. They accused her of not being polite, of not being friendly, of being two-faced. She told them to get over it. She’s engaged to her ex.
Plea deal for Lindsay Lohan?
Lindsay Lohan's lawyer is working on a plea bargain so she can avoid rehab. Options include extensive counseling and lengthy community service...again. Her new attorney Mark Heller has been working with prosecutors to try to iron out an agreement.
Regis Philbin to anchor Fox sports program
Regis Philbin confirmed on "The View" Monday he will anchor a new Fox sports program. He is 81. The network is starting its own sports channel. Regis left "Live! with Regis & Kelly" in November 2011 after a salary dispute.
Oprah Winfrey to deliver Harvard commencement address
Oprah Winfrey will deliver this year's graduation address at Harvard University. She will speak at the school's 362nd graduation exercises May 30. Winfrey has been popular on the college commencement circuit, speaking at Stanford, Duke and Spelman College.
Train Boycott Boy Scouts Gig Over Gay Ban
Train has pulled out of performing at an upcoming Boy Scouts Jamboree unless the ban on gay and transgender leaders is lifted. The Jamboree is in July in West Virginia, and includes Carley Rae Jepsen. Train says if the ban is lifted, they’ll gladly be there.
Will Smith's Son Dating Kim Kardashian's Sister
Will Smith's actor son Jaden is dating Kim Kardashian's sister Kylie Jenner. The two teens have been friends for years, but started dating recently. They were spotted together on a lunch date in London Sunday. He’s in the upcoming movie “After Earth” with dad Will.
Harrison Ford Joins Anchorman Sequel
Harrison Ford has landed a role in the sequel to Will Ferrell's Anchorman. He will play a veteran news reader. The comedy begins shooting March 13 in Atlanta, and is due for release in December. SNL alum Kristen Wiig has also been cast.
Harry Styles requests military-style security for One Direction tour
Harry Styles is demanding 'military-style' security when the band tours in America in June. He is said to be concerned about unwanted attention from crazed Taylor Swift fans. Last week, a shoe thrown from the audience hit him in the crotch at a gig in Glasgow, Scotland.
Trey Song, Ne-Yo to be neighbors
Trey Songz and Ne-Yo are about to get a lot closer. Trey's dropping $35,000 a month on a new mansion in the Hollywood Hills next door to Ne-Yo. Trey moves in April 1. The 4 mansions on the street have been rented out for various shows, including "American Idol."
Bruce Springsteen to headline Hard Rock Calling
Bruce Springsteen is returning to London. He and the E Street Band will return to the Hard Rock Calling concert at Olympic Park. Last year, he & Paul McCartney were cut off due to noise restrictions after 11 p.m. They take the stage June 30. Tickets go on sale on Friday.
FBI releases its records on Whitney Houston
The FBI has released its files on a trio of investigations on behalf of Whitney Houston. The records concern an alleged extortion attempt in 1992 and fan mail threats. The investigations found no evidence of crimes. The files contain no new personal details.
Actor James Noble is 91. Actor James B. Sikking is 79. Actor Dean Stockwell is 77. Actor Fred Williamson is 75. Actress Samantha Eggar is 74. Actor Michael Warren is 67. Actor Eddie Hodges is 66. Singer Eddy Grant is 65. Rock musician Alan Clark (Dire Straits) is 61. Actress-comedian Marsha Warfield is 59. Magician Penn Jillette is 58. Actress Adriana Barraza is 57. Rock singers Craig and Charlie Reid (The Proclaimers) are 51. Rock musician John Frusciante (froo-SHAN'-tee) is 43. Singer Rome is 43. Actor Kevin Connolly is 39. Actress Jill Ritchie is 39. Actress Jolene Blalock is 38. Actress Eva Mendes is 38. Model Niki Taylor is 38. Actor Sterling Knight is 24. Actor Jake Lloyd is 24.