The HollyWooWoo Report Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Rihanna cancels Houston show because of illness
Rihanna canceled a concert in Houston last night due to “illness.” Fans have been told she will reschedule. She canceled shows in Baltimore and Boston last month, also because of illness. She is due in Dallas tonight. For now, that show is still on.
“DWTS” gives viewers break from Boston bomb coverage
“DWTS” went ahead with its performance show last night. They acknowledged the tragedy in Boston. 16-year-old Zendaya earned a 29. Kellie Pickler was behind with 27. At the bottom: Andy Dick and D.L. Hughley both scored 18 points each.
Craig Ferguson: “tired of this sh.t”
Late-night host Craig Ferguson’s tag line is “it’s a great day for America.” Not last night. He’s known to say what’s on his mind. On last night’s show, he was outraged at events in Boston. He has family there. He said he’s not a good enough comedian to hide his rage.
NKOTB's Joey McIntyre 'O.K.' After Running Boston Marathon
New Kids on the Block singer Joey McIntyre tweeted he was OK after two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon. He completed the race just 5 minutes before. He added, "I'm ok but I'm sure there are many hurt." New Kids on the Block is based out of Boston.
Selena Gomez announces 56-city tour
Selena Gomez is taking quick advantage of her rising celebrity. The former Disney starlet will go on a world tour between August and November. Plenty of time to forget that Canadian ex-boyfriend. She'll hit 56 cities on her journey in support of her new album.
Hindus Urge Selena Gomez To Apologize For Bindi Error
Hindu leaders have demanded an apology from Selena Gomez. She performed at the MTV Movie Awards with a religious bindi symbol on her forehead. They urge her not to wear it on her upcoming tour. They say the symbol is “not a fashion accessory for greed.”
Justin Bieber to buy house in Dubai
Justin Bieber plans to buy a house in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. He’s performing there May 4 and 5th, and is interested in buying property for future visits. He’s been warned to “behave” in the strict country. He recently bought a mansion in Calabasas, Calif. for $6M.
Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne living separately
Maybe they just need a break. Sharon Osbourne and husband Ozzy have split up and are living in separate Los Angeles homes. The couple have been married for 31 years and have three children. He admits to a recent drinking & drug binge. There are no plans to divorce.
Jane Seymour, James Keach divorcing after 20 years
Jane Seymour and James Keach are calling it quits after 20 years. They are negotiating the terms of their divorce. They married in 1993. She is 62, he is 65. They have 17-year-old twin boys. She was "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman." Keach was the show’s director.
Psy's Gentleman again sets Youtube First-day Records
South Korean pop sensation Psy is setting Internet records again with his new video “Gentleman.” He torments beautiful women with a series of pranks. In 2 days it has received over 81m views. Gangnam Style became the first video to reach one billion views.
Beyonce Hosting Donation Drives At U.S. Concerts
Beyonce has invited Goodwill Industries to set up donation drives at her concerts. Ticket holders will be asked to bring clothing or small household goods. The money from the sale of each item will fund job placement and training programs.
Faith Hill And Sunday Night Football End Their Love Affair
After six years opening Sunday Night Football, Faith Hill is out. She told fans on Twitter she’s had a great time, but it’s time to move on. A search is underway for a replacement. Faith said the most important lesson she learned: "never ask a question during a replay!"
Wendy Williams to star in 'Chicago' on Broadway
Talk-show host Wendy Williams will make her Broadway stage debut as Matron "Mama" Morton in the musical "Chicago." She will play a 7-week limited engagement beginning June 25 at the Ambassador Theatre. The revival is the longest-running musical on Broadway.
Rapper Coolio charged with domestic violence
Rapper Coolio is under investigation for alleged domestic violence. He and his girlfriend were in a violent confrontation April 1. She claims he punched her face, then hit her with his car. He left with their toddler and another woman. He was caught by police & taken to jail.
Macaulay Culkin mistaken for homeless man
Macaulay Culkin was mistaken for a homeless man in London. He was out walking at 2:30 a.m. A woman bumped into him. She told a newspaper reporter, “I'm no expert, but he didn't seem all there.'' Ex-girlfriend Mila Kunis is in London with boyfriend Ashton Kutcher.
Pope Benedict is 86. Basketball Hall-of-Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is 66. Ann Romney is 64. NFL coach Bill Belichick is 61. Rock singer-turned-politician Peter Garrett is 60. Actress Ellen Barkin is 59. Rock musician Jason Scheff (Chicago) is 51. Singer Jimmy Osmond is 50. Rock singer David Pirner (Soul Asylum) is 49. Actor-comedian Martin Lawrence is 48. Actor Jon Cryer is 48. Rock musician Dan Rieser is 47. Actor Peter Billingsley is 42. Actor Lukas Haas is 37.