The HollyWooWoo Report
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Gwyneth Paltrow People's 'Most Beautiful Woman'
Gwyneth Paltrow has been named People magazine's "World's Most Beautiful Woman." She is 40, and says exercise is key to keeping her looking young and energetic. Beyonce was People's Most Beautiful Woman last year. Jennifer Lopez held the spot in 2011.
‘Idol’ heading toward an Amber-Angie face-off
The ‘American Idol’ judges are clearing setting up Amber Holcomb and Angie Miller for the finale, drowning them both in praise last night. Angie was the clear standout. Kree Harrison failed to connect with the judges. Host Ryan Seacrest promised a surprise twist tonight.
Kim Kardashian to attend Met Gala year after being banned
Kim Kardashian will be attending the Costume Institute Gala at the Met in NY May 6. She was banned last year by Vogue magazine editor Anna Wintour because she is not a real “celebrity.” This year, she’ll be there: boyfriend Kanye West is performing.
James Taylor Performs At Slain Police Officer's Memorial
James Taylor joined mourners at slain MIT police officer Sean Collier's memorial service in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Wednesday. He performed ‘Shower the People.’ Collier was killed during a confrontation with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.
Ousted anchor lands 'Live With Kelly and Michael' job
A.J. Clemente, the North Dakota anchor who was fired on his first day for a salty tongue, was put to work last night by Kelly Ripa & Michael Strayhan. He interviewed celebrities at the premiere of Pierce Brosnan's movie ‘Love Is All You Need.’ He’s back on the show today.
Justin Bieber books golf course, water parks in Dubai
Justin Bieber has booked an entire golf course for when he visits Dubai next week. He will play two concerts there May 4 and May 5. His team has also contacted two water parks before his visit and requested them to be closed off for his own personal use.
Dina Eastwood of "Mrs. Eastwood & Company" checks into rehab
Clint Eastwood's wife Dina has checked into rehab for help with depression and anxiety. She is in a facility in Arizona. She is not being treated for substance abuse. Clint and Dina have been married since 1996 and have a 16-year-old daughter, Morgan.
Robert Todd Harrell Checks Into Rehab Following Fatal Crash
The bassist for 3 Doors Down has checked himself into a drug treatment facility. Robert Todd Harrell is accused of a DUI fatal crash last weekend in a Nashville suburb. He admitted to drinking and taking prescription drugs before the wreck. He is free on $100,000 bond.
Lil Scrappy Released From Jail
Rapper Lil Scrappy is a free man again after being released from jail Wednesday. He surrendered to police in Atlanta Tuesday on an arrest warrant over his refusal to provide a urine sample over his probation for marijuana possession. A court hearing is set May 16.
Snapper Who Shot Topless Photos Of Duchess Faces Criminal Investigation
The photographer who shot candid photos of a topless Duchess Kate on vacation last year is under formal criminal investigation. The photos were published in a French magazine. The royal family called the incident a "grotesque breach of privacy".
Natalie Merchant benefit concert to fight domestic violence
Natalie Merchant will do a benefit concert for domestic violence victims in New York's Hudson Valley June 2. It will benefit 2 domestic violence shelters. She is best known as lead singer of the alternative rock band 10,000 Maniacs. She began her solo career in 1993.
Katharine McPhee working on Columbia debut
Katharine McPhee, the American Idol Season 5 runner-up who now stars on NBC's musical series Smash, has started work on her debut album for Columbia Records. The album is slated for release later this year. This will be her 4th album.
Eminem releasing his next album this summer
Eminem is finishing up his first new album since 2010's "Recovery." It’s rumored to drop May 28, the day after Memorial Day, but there is no confirmation on that date. He has concerts scheduled throughout Europe in August, with U.S. dates reportedly in the works.
Actor Al Pacino is 73. Ballroom dance judge Len Goodman (TV: "Dancing with the Stars") is 69. Rock musician Stu Cook (Creedence Clearwater Revival) is 68. Singer Bjorn Ulvaeus (ABBA) is 68. Actress Talia Shire is 67. Rock musician Steve Ferrone (Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers) is 63. Actor Hank Azaria is 49. Rock singer Andy Bell (Erasure) is 49. Rock musician Eric Avery (Jane's Addiction) is 48. Actress Renee Zellweger is 44. Actress Gina Torres is 44. Actor Jason Lee is 43. Actor Jason Wiles is 43. Actress Emily Bergl is 38. Actress Marguerite Moreau is 36. Singer Jacob Underwood is 33. Actress Sara Paxton is 25. Actress Allisyn Ashley Arm is 17.