The HollyWooWoo Report
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Trivia: In 1789, President-elect George Washington and his wife, Martha, moved into the first executive mansion: the Franklin House, in New York.
William Shakespeare was born on this date in 1564, and died on this date in 1616.
Zendaya and Kellie Pickler going the distance on DWTS
Zendaya and Kellie Pickler both earned 29s on DWTS last night. Kellie actually took the lead with a few extra points after the team dance. At the bottom, Andy Dick and boxer Victor Ortiz both tied with 18. Will.i.am performs on tonight’s results show.
Reese Witherspoon Cancels Late Night, GMA Appearances
In the wake of her arrest, Reese Witherspoon has decided to cancel appearances on 2 talk shows. She was set to appear on Jimmy Fallon tonight and GMA tomorrow morning. She and husband Jim were busted in Atlanta Friday for his DUI and her attitude to the cop.
Seth MacFarlane Asked To Return As Host Of 2014 Oscars
Seth MacFarlane was a controversial Oscars host, but the show did earn big ratings. Producers have decided Seth has earned a second shot, and has made the offer ($$$). He’s producing another movie, and will decide if he can juggle both. Everyone has a price…
3 Doors Down cancels 4 shows following fatal crash
The rock band 3 Doors Down has called off 4 U.S. appearances. The group's bassist Robert Todd Harrell is jailed for a fatal DUI accident in a Nashville suburb Friday night. He’s due in court Thursday. The tour will resume May 31 in Moscow and return to the U.S. in July.
Police: Kendra at fault in Sunday accident
Kendra Wilkinson is out of the hospital, and lucky she wasn’t badly injured in a car crash Sunday. Both vehicles were totaled. Police say she turned left in front of a car that had the right of way. The other driver has neck & back injuries. Kendra has a few bruises.
Taylor Swift, fun., Maroon 5 Lead 2013 Billboard Music Awards Finalists
Taylor Swift, fun. and Maroon 5 lead the finalists for the Billboard Music Awards. All 3 are in 11 categories. Rihanna is in 10 categories, and Carly Rae Jepsen in 9. One Direction racked up 8 spots. The show airs Sunday, May 19 on ABC from Las Vegas.
Richie Havens, 1st Woodstock singer, dies of heart attack
Folk singer and guitarist Richie Havens died Monday at age 72. He was the first performer at Woodstock in 1969. He also performed at Bill Clinton's presidential inauguration in 1993. He co-starred with Richard Pryor in "Greased Lightning" in 1977. He released 25 albums.
Khloe Kardashian Odom cut from 'The X Factor'
Mario Lopez is set to return as host of Fox's “X Factor.” Khloé Kardashian Odom will not be back for Season 3. Demi Lovato is returning as a judge, but replacements are still needed for Britney Spears and L.A. Reid. "The X Factor" returns for its third season this fall on Fox.
'The Voice': NBC remains mum about which coaches will return for Season 5
NBC is keeping strangely quiet about Season 5 of “The Voice.” The current season, featuring new coaches Shakira and Usher, is working well between the judges & viewers. Better than any prior season. NBC could “delay” the return of Cee Lo Green and Christina Aguilera.
Backstreet Boys Unveil Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame
The Backstreet Boys have cemented their place in pop history by unveiling their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The 5 marked their 20th anniversary in style as they were honored with the 2,495th star. They tweeted, “Thank you to all our fans."
Ellie Goulding Teams With Nike To Get Women Running
Ellie Goulding has teamed up with Nike to create a new athletic shoe. She is an avid jogger. She’ll participate in the Nike Women Half Marathon in Washington D.C. this Sunday. She has also remixed her second album “Halcyon” to give runners a lift as they train.
Jack Osbourne Marks 10 Years Sober
Jack Osbourne is celebrating 10 years sober, just days after his father Ozzy confessed to relapsing. He endured a struggle with substance abuse in his youth, but got clean in a rehab center in 2003. Ozzy and his reunited band Black Sabbath are on a world tour.
Actor Matthew McConaughey starts clothing line
Matthew McConaughey is working with Canada's Grand National Apparel on a clothing collection. A portion of sales will support after-school fitness and wellness programs in inner-city high schools. The JKL (Just Keep Livin) line will be sold through Dillard’s.
Diane Sawyer to interview George W. Bush
Diane Sawyer has interviewed former President George W. Bush and his wife Laura. Segments are airing on ABC news broadcasts. The Bush Presidential Center opens Thursday in Dallas. Bush has kept a relatively low profile since leaving office in 2009.
Lauryn Hill gets reprieve on tax evasion sentencing
Lauryn Hill was given a 2-week reprieve on her sentencing for federal tax evasion. She needs to come up with another $504,000 no later than May 3. She failed to file tax returns between 2005 & 2007. She earned $1.8 million. She has not released an album since 2001.
Actor Lee Majors is 74. Actress Joyce DeWitt is 64. Actor James Russo is 60. Filmmaker-author Michael Moore is 59. Actress Judy Davis is 58. Actress Jan Hooks is 56. Actress Valerie Bertinelli is 53. Actor Craig Sheffer is 53. Actor-comedian-talk show host George Lopez is 52. Rock musician Gen is 49. Actress Melina Kanakaredes (kah-nah-KAH'-ree-deez) is 46. Rock musician Stan Frazier (Sugar Ray) is 45. Actor Scott Bairstow (BEHR'-stow) is 43. Actor Barry Watson is 39. Actor Kal Penn is 36. Actress Jaime King is 34. Pop singer Taio Cruz is 30. Actor Aaron Hill is 30. Actress Rachel Skarsten is 28. Actor Dev Patel (puh-TEHL') is 23. Actor Matthew Underwood is 23. Actor Camryn Walling is 23.