The HollyWooWoo Report
Monday, April 29, 2013
In 2011, Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton were married in an opulent ceremony at London's Westminster Abbey.
100 years ago, in 1913, the zipper was patented by Gideon Sundbach of Hoboken, NJ.
Tonight is ‘Latin Night’ on DWTS
'Iron Man 3' rules world, 'Pain & Gain' takes US
"Pain & Gain" muscled into 1st-place domestically with a $20 million debut. "Oblivion" slipped to 2nd-place with $17.4 million. No.3 was “42” with $10 million, & the comedy "The Big Wedding" tanked at No. 4 with just $7.5 million. “Iron Man 3” made $195M overseas.
NBA's Michael Jordan marries ex-model over weekend, Usher performs
Michael Jordan got married over the weekend. He married 35-year-old former model Yvette Prieto on Saturday. Jordan is 50. Nearly 2000 guests were present as they exchanged vows. The reception took place at a private golf club in Jupiter, Fla. Usher was guest performer.
Charlie Sheen offers support…and guest spot… to Amanda Bynes
Charlie Sheen has reached out to Amanda Bynes. He has sent word he is available if she needs any advice. That includes a guest spot on 'Anger Management.' He recently struck up a similar “friendship” with Lindsay Lohan. She also recently appeared on his show.
Chris Brown's Father Disapproves Of Rihanna Relationship
Chris Brown's father has expressed his disapproval over his son's reignited romance with Rihanna. Clinton Brown insists the two singers are both too wild to be in a relationship together. However, he won’t interfere. He says Chris needs someone like Jordin Sparks.
A-list comes to Washington for ‘nerd prom’ White House Correspondents Dinner
The White House Correspondents' Dinner was held Saturday at the Washington Hilton Hotel. It mixes politics, entertainment and the news media. President Obama delivered jokes for about 20 minutes. The event raises scholarship funds for journalism students.
Kanye West To Close Out 'SNL' Season
Kanye West will perform on the season finale of SNL. Ben Affleck has been tapped to host the May 18 show. Kanye’s last appearance on "SNL" was in October 2010 when he treated the crowd to performances of "Runaway" and "Power." He’s recording his 6th album in Paris.
Farrah Abraham inks deal for nearly a million for tape
"Teen Mom" star Farrah Abraham has struck a deal for her explicit tape that includes James Deen. She has inked a deal with Vivid for close to a million dollars. The 70-minute-long video will be titled: "Farrah Superstar: Backdoor Teen Mom."
Beyonce, Andre 3000's 'Back To Black' Amy Winehouse Cover Hits The Web
Another song from the upcoming soundtrack to "The Great Gatsby" adaptation has hit the web: Beyonce and Andre 3000's version of Amy Winehouse's "Back To Black." The soundtrack is out May 7. Winehouse released the original in 2006.
Jersey Shore’s ‘Ronnie’ Hospitalized With Kidney Stones
Jersey Shore’s Ronnie Ortiz-Magro is being treated for kidney stones in an Orlando hospital. He was admitted Saturday night. Longtime girlfriend Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola is staying with him. He’s in Orlando promoting his new cocktail line at a wine convention.
Shrewd businessman Chris Tucker makes $1 million profit on sale of mansion
Chris Tucker sold his L.A. mansion for almost a $1 million profit. He purchased the property in 1996, around the time his career was skyrocketing, for $1.1 million. He sold it at the end of April for $2.1 million. 5 bedrooms, 7.5 baths, french doors, balconies, pool and spa.
Fantasia Barrino Loses Her Home
Troubled singer Fantasia Barrino has given up her luxury home in North Carolina after falling behind on mortgage payments. She almost lost it in 2009. The property was put up for sale last year. She has now given up and has signed the property over to the bank.
Selena Gomez sued by fragrance company
Selena Gomez was hit with a lawsuit Friday. She reportedly failed to honor her promotional duties for perfume company Adrenalina Inc. Her rep denies the claim. She sells her own fragrance collection at Macy’s. Adrenalina markets fragrances for Adam Levine & Katy Perry.
‘Two and a Half Men’s’ Jake slowly being phased out
CBS has announced that Two and a Half Men will return for season 11, but with some big changes. Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer will be back, but Angus T. Jones (Jake) will only be in a few episodes. After 10 years on the raunchy adult show, he’s ready to move on.
Jermaine Jackson's Child Support Dispute Reignites
Jermaine Jackson's former wife Alejandra says he has fallen behind in child support. She says he owes her more than $30,000 dating back to April, 2012. He paid her $80,000 in 2011. The couple married in 1995 and Jermaine filed for divorce in 2004.
'Glee' star Cory Monteith completes rehab
"Glee" star Cory Monteith has checked out of rehab and reunited with co-star and girlfriend, Lea Michele. He checked in in late March for substance addiction. He thanked fans via Twitter for their support. He was also in rehab at age 19.
Opry to hold public funeral for George Jones
A public funeral will be held Thursday in Nashville for country music superstar George Jones. He died Friday at the age of 81. A private visitation for family, friends and fellow performers is Wednesday evening. Contributions can be made to the Grand Ole Opry trust fund.
Disgraced financier Bernard Madoff is 75. Singer Tommy James is 66. Comedian Jerry Seinfeld is 59. Actress Kate Mulgrew is 58. Actor Daniel Day-Lewis is 56. Actress Michelle Pfeiffer is 55. Actress Eve Plumb (Brady Bunch) is 55. Singer Carnie Wilson (Wilson Phillips) is 45. Actress Uma Thurman is 43. Tennis player Andre Agassi is 43. Rapper Master P is 43. Gospel/rhythm-and-blues singer Erica Campbell (Mary Mary) is 41. Rock musician Mike Hogan (The Cranberries) is 40. Actor Tyler Labine is 35. Actress-model Taylor Cole is 29. Actor Zane Carney is 28.