The HollyWooWoo Report
Monday, March 18, 2013
'Oz' again tops box office with $42.2 million
"Oz the Great and Powerful" led all films for the second week in a row, taking in $42.2 million. “The Call” was 2nd with $17 million and "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" was 3rd with a disappointing $10 million. The box office is down nearly 13 percent from last year.
Lindsay Lohan gets off plane, in danger of missing court today
Lindsay Lohan missed her last-minute flight from JFK to L.A. last night. She got off with 35 other passengers due a fuel leak. The plane left late, but Lindsay wasn’t on it. She spent the night trying to book a private flight. If she misses court today, she’ll be arrested.
“Celebrity Apprentice”: La Toya and Omarosa have words, La Toya fired
On "All-Star Celebrity Apprentice": La Toya Jackson and Stephen Baldwin were project managers for a live soap opera to promote Crystal Light Liquid. Stephen's team won, La Toya was fired. A mad La Toya said Omarosa probably pulled the plug on her late fiance.
Prince delivers funk-filled finale at SXSW
2,200 bands and artists performed at the South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin this weekend. Justin Timberlake and Smashing Pumpkins were among key acts. Topping them all: Prince & a grooving, brass band funk fest that stretched 2½ hours to 3 a.m. Sunday.
Andy Dick already has breakdown before “Dancing” airs tonight
"Dancing With the Stars" returns tonight. Andy Dick has already had a breakdown, cried, and lashed out at his professional partner. Censors have been told to be alert. Also, "Bachelor" Sean Lowe and Kellie Pickler are part of the cast. The show airs at 8 p.m.
Ryan Seacrest and Julianne Hough break up
Ryan Seacrest and Julianne Hough have broken up. The news was released quietly over the weekend. After more than two years of dating, they are no longer living together. They have amicably decided they need time apart. The problem: their work schedules.
Rapper Tone Loc collapses on stage in Iowa
Rapper Tone Loc collapsed on stage during a Saturday night performance in Iowa. He refused to go to a hospital. The concert was halted when he couldn’t return. In 2009, he had a seizure during a concert in Pensacola. He collapsed at a Lakers game in 1995.
Nicki Minaj Drops By Hospital To Check On Lil Wayne
Rapper Nicki Minaj visited Lil Wayne Saturday night in an L.A. hospital. He suffered multiple seizures on the set of her new video. After being released, his bodyguard found him lying unconscious in his room. He was treated in intensive care and continues recovery.
Clint Eastwood's daughter weds
Clint Eastwood's daughter Alison married sculptor Stacy Poitras on Friday in California. Alison is his daughter from his first marriage to Maggie Eastwood. In addition to Clint and Maggie, Alison's brothers Kyle and Scott, sister Kathryn, and Clint's wife Dina also attended.
Beyonce Drops New Hit Boy-Produced Track, 'Bow Down/I Been On'
Beyoncé has just released the first new song from the sessions leading up to her upcoming fifth solo album. "Bow Down/I Been On" is the first new music fans have heard from Bey since the release of her 2011 album, "Four." She kicks off her tour June 28 in Los Angeles.
Bon Jovi sells 30,000 tickets in 4 hours
Just hours after tickets went on sale for a concert by Bon Jovi in Madrid, Spain, more than 30,000 tickets had been sold. The show isn't until June 27. The stop in Madrid is part of Bon Jovi's tour promoting their new album "What About Now," and the single "Because We Can."
NBC muzzles lame-duck Jay Leno over network troubles
NBC has put Jay Leno on notice: no more jokes about the network’s falling ratings or the quality of its programming. It may be revenge: Leno’s contract will not be renewed. Advertisers want Jimmy Fallon to go up against Jimmy Kimmell, whose ratings are rising.
Lauer to replace 'Jeopardy!' host Trebek?
Matt Lauer and Anderson Cooper are among the names in contention to replace Alex Trebek as host of "Jeopardy!" when he retires. Trebek's current contract expires in 2016 when he'll be 76. He has been the host of "Jeopardy!" since 1984.
'Bachelor Pad' not returning to ABC summer schedule
After three consecutive summers on ABC, the reality competition "Bachelor Pad" will not be a part of the summer schedule. The show put former "Bachelor" and "Bachelorette" contestants in a "Big Brother"-type environment. The show ran 3 seasons to falling ratings.
Nightclub Owners File Lawsuit Against Chris Brown And Drake
The owners of a NYC nightclub W.I.P. have filed legal papers against Chris Brown and Drake. They say the rappers should be responsible for covering any damages awarded to sports star Tony Parker. He was injured in a fight between their entourages last year.
Miley Cyrus Gets a New Tattoo Amid Breakup Reports
Miley Cyrus got a new tattoo on Friday, courtesy of Kat Von D. The image is of Leonardo da Vinci's anatomical heart. Cyrus remains in Los Angeles while Liam Hemsworth is in Australia. She’s decided to take a break from social media to avoid the breakup questions.