The HollyWooWoo Report
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
“American Idol” tonight: The top ten finalists perform songs that have been performed by past winners. Phillip Phillips and Bon Jovi perform on Thursday’s results show.
Flu, laryngitis causes Rihanna to cancel tour date
Rihanna has canceled stops on her tour because of the flu and laryngitis. Shows in Boston and Baltimore were postponed and will be rescheduled. Her "Diamonds World Tour" launched in Buffalo, N.Y., on Friday. The next date on the tour is Thursday in Philadelphia.
Taylor Swift's rep claims fan mail thrown in trash bin 'accidentally'
Taylor Swift's publicist says unopened fan mail discovered in a Nashville trash pile ended up there "accidentally." A woman found hundreds of them while placing trash in a recycling container. Taylor’s publicist claims they got mixed in with old mail headed out for recycling.
'Bachelor' star Sean Lowe on 'Dancing,'
No rest for "Bachelor" Sean Lowe. He’s lacing up his dancing shoes for the premiere of DWTS Monday. Fiance’ Catherine Giudici will be on the front row. Meanwhile, filming is underway on the next “Bachelorette” featuring Desiree Hartsock. It premieres May 20.
Justin Timberlake To Turn Album Release Party Into TV Special
Justin Timberlake's upcoming album release party will be filmed for an upcoming TV special. He will showcase new tracks from his “20/20 Experience” album at a concert at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles March 18. The special will air on the CW Network the following night.
Jennifer Aniston's guests on standby
Jennifer Aniston's wedding guests are on standby for her big day. She and Justin Theroux are making their final arrangements. Guests will be given short notice of the location. Only a select few are invited. The top 3 choices: Hawaii, Greece, or California.
Adam Lambert to headline Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade
Adam Lambert will be the headline performer for this year's Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade and Festival. It's the fifth year for the event, which takes place Sunday, April 14. Organizers say Adam’s participation speaks volumes about the significance of the festival.
NY Post: Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus have split
The NY Post is reporting rumors that Miley Cyrus and fiancé Liam Hemsworth are “taking a break” from each other are true. She no longer wears her 3.5-carat diamond Neil Lane ring. He’s back in Australia. She’s upset he’s been spending time with actress January Jones.
Katherine Jackson files court documents
Katherine Jackson wants son Michael’s estate to pay grandson TJ $9000 a month to care for Michael’s children. Katherine is their guardian, with help from TJ, Tito’s son. He spends an average of 300 hours per month caring for the kids. A judge has yet to rule on the case.
Duggar family burger bill tops $600
Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar took their family out to eat in New York Monday. The party of 23 had hamburgers, fries, onion rings, soda, and milkshakes. The grand total came to $614. Six of the family's children are young enough to order off of the kids menu.
Rappers’ Teenage Daughters Team Up For Book
The teenage daughters of Birdman and Lil Wayne have teamed up to write a young adult novel about their life in the spotlight. Reginae Carter and Bria Williams, both 14, have partnered to release Paparazzi Princesses June 4. It details having a rap star for a father.
Stars Donate Music Prizes To Auction For Sandy Hook
Major music stars have donated memorabilia to an auction benefiting those affected by the Sandy Hook school massacre. The ‘Music For Newtown Fundraiser’ is being held to generate money for locals rebuilding their lives. Included are guitars, concert tickets and albums.
Ne-Yo records with Celine Dion
Ne-Yo has recorded a duet with Celine Dion. She wanted his vocals on the track. He initially doubted he could match her talent and skill. He called their time in the studio “surreal.” He recently learned some of his songs appear on Beyonce's new album.
Ne-yo Sued By Ex-girlfriend Over Tv Interview
R&B singer Ne-Yo is facing legal action from his ex-girlfriend. He talked about former love Jesseca White during a Vh1 Behind The Music special last September. She now claims she cannot find work. They had an agreement not to discuss their time together in the media.
Sean Penn's Haitian Relief Organization Lands Big Grant
Sean Penn's Haiti relief organization has been handed an $8.7 million grant from the World Bank. The cash will help fund a project to help people living in camps following Haiti's 2010 earthquake. Penn plans to use the money to build a new community infrastructure.
Texas Jury awards two children to Deion Sanders
Deion Sanders has been awarded primary custody of his three kids with his estranged wife. Jurors in Texas gave him full custody of his 13 and 11-year-old sons with Pilar Sanders. They must share custody of their 9-year-old daughter. Finances are still to be decided.