The HollyWooWoo Report
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
In 1970, the Beatles broke up.
On April 10, 1963, the submarine USS Thresher sank during deep-diving tests east of Cape Cod, Mass. The disaster claimed 129 lives.
In 1866, the SPCA was incorporated.
In 1912, the Titanic set sail from Southampton, England, on its ill-fated maiden voyage.
Lisa Vanderpump gets the boot on 'Dancing with the Stars'
Reality TV personality Lisa Vanderpump was eliminated from "Dancing with the Stars" last night. She performed Monday while battling a viral infection. She tied for the lowest score. She said, “It's been six long weeks, I have to say. Boy, has it taken its toll.”
The Voice Coaches Finalize Their Teams
The battle lines are officially drawn. The Voice's coaches finalized their teams of 12 singers last night during the final night of blind auditions. The musicians who advanced now begin working with their coaches and will enter the battle rounds next week.
White House celebrates the sounds of Memphis soul
The White House last night hosted its latest “In Performance at the White House” series, featuring Memphis soul. A variety of soul, blues and R&B artists performed for the first family. It airs next Tuesday on PBS. Al Green had to cancel due to a back injury.
MTV cancels “Buckwild” after death, arrests
MTV is pulling the plug on "Buckwild." The reality series was rocked 8 days ago by the death of cast member Shain Gandee, as well as the arrests of 2 cast members. The show followed the lives of young people in a rural West Virginia town. 4 episodes of Season 2 will not air.
Lohan tells Letterman rehab is a 'blessing,' going in May 2
Lindsay Lohan spoke with David Letterman last night. He pressed her about her upcoming rehab stint. She refused to answer uncomfortable questions, but said she wants to be healthy & focus on her work. She added she looks at rehab as "a blessing and not a curse."
Lindsay Lohan to do rehab at outpatient facility in New York
Lindsay Lohan will do rehab at Seafield Center in Westhampton Beach, NY. It has 24-hour staff guarding the doors, as well as surveillance cameras. If she tries to leave, she’ll be put in jail. The cost is $4025 a week, or $51,750 for 90 days. No tobacco, no cell phone.
NBC talking to Alec Baldwin about taking over “Last Call”
NBC is talking to former “30 Rock” star Alec Baldwin about his own late night show. Word is, Carson Daly is ready to move on from “Last Call.” Daly is hosting "The Voice" in prime time. SNL’s Seth Meyers is expected to be named the new host of “Late Night.”
Mel B booed by AGT audience for reaction to “racist” joke
At a taping of auditions for "America's Got Talent" in NYC, a comedian told a joke about how black taxi drivers are more entertaining than other taxi drivers. Mel B buzzed him, saying she was offended. The audience & judges disagreed, booing Mel for hitting the red button.
Treasury: Beyonce, Jay-Z Cuba trip licensed
U.S. Treasury officials say the trip by Beyonce and Jay-Z to Cuba was licensed as “an educational exchange.” Congressional representatives questioned the reason for the trip. They marked their 5th anniversary in Havana. It’s illegal for U.S. citizens to tour Cuba.
Katy Perry Selling Marital Home
Katy Perry is placing the Los Angeles home she bought with Russell Brand on the market. The gated estate in the Hollywood Hills can be yours, for $6.9 million. They bought it for $6.5 million in June 2011. Katy is single again after her recent split from singer John Mayer.
Jon Bon Jovi's Apartment on the Market -- For $42 Million
Jon Bon Jovi has put his duplex in Soho on the market for $42 million. Jon and his wife, Dorothea, purchased the property for $24 million in 2007. The listing describes the penthouse as "massive" with "panoramic views." Bon Jovi is currently on tour.
Kardashian mom on witness list in divorce case
Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries are due in court Friday to try to reach an agreement. He wants and annulment, she wants a divorce. They were married 72 days. The trial starts May 6. Mom Kris Jenner is on Kim’s witness list, her sisters & Kanye West are not.
LL Cool J Proud Of Controversial Accidental Racist Track
Rapper LL Cool J is unfazed by the backlash sparked by his controversial Brad Paisley duet “Accidental Racist.” The track is about modern-day racial tensions in the U.S. Critics accuse the 2 of trivializing the legacy of slavery. LL Cool J said he is pleased it has fans talking.