The HollyWooWoo Report
Thursday, May 2, 2013
In 2011, Osama bin Laden was killed by elite American forces at his Pakistan compound, then quickly buried at sea after a decade on the run.
In 1982, the Weather Channel made its debut.
Chris Kelly, of rap duo Kris Kross, dies over overdose in Ga.
Chris Kelly, half of the 1990s kid rap duo Kris Kross, died at an Atlanta hospital Wednesday. Police believe cause of death was a drug overdose. He was 34. The duo was discovered by Jermaine Dupri in an Atlanta mall in 1992. Their biggest hit was “Jump,” #1 for 8 weeks.
LL Cool J Dedicates New Song To Chris Kelly
LL Cool J has dedicated his new song to Chris 'Mac Daddy' Kelly following the Kris Kross star's death Wednesday. His latest track, ‘Jump On It,’ will be a tribute to Kelly. He posted an audio stream on Twitter. He added, "R.I.P Chris Kelly. May God embrace your soul.”
Harry Connick Jr. comes to American Idol to mentor the singers
On “American Idol” last night, the finalists had to sing a current song and a standard. They were mentored by Harry Connick Jr., a likely candidate to be an Idol judge. His advice: “just sing the melody.” Amber was the weakest. David Cook is tonight’s guest performer.
Lindsay Lohan blows off New York rehab, heads for California
Lindsay Lohan may be in big trouble. She’s to report to rehab in NY today. But she flew to California last night to a rehab center that allows smoking. Prosecutors did not agree to the change. Her lawyer must show proof of enrollment in NY. She could get 90 days in a jail.
Lil Wayne treated for latest seizure
Lil Wayne suffered another seizure Tuesday night. He was taken to Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles. He was released early Wednesday morning. He wrote on Twitter: ''I'm fine. Thank u.'' He spent six days in intensive care in March.
Mountain Dew Pulls Ad Deemed 'Racist' by Critics
An ad for Mountain Dew created by Tyler, the Creator has been pulled. Critics lambasted its violent undertones, with one calling it "arguably the most racist commercial in history.” PepsiCo, which owns Mountain Dew, apologized and ordered the ad pulled.
Justin Bieber to invest in car company
Justin Bieber plans to invest in his favorite car company. The makers of the high-performance Fisker Karma are in financial difficulty. He is considering helping out. The Fisker Karma is a hybrid powered sports car made in Finland, worth $100,000.
Beyonce kicking off US tour at festival
Beyonce will kick off her U.S. tour at the inaugural BET Experience at L.A. Live. The new three-day festival is Friday, June 28. The weekend event will lead up to the annual BET Awards June 30. Chris Tucker will host. Nominees will be announced May 14.
Beyonce, J.Lo to headline London charity concert for women
Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez and Florence & The Machine are teaming up for a four-hour charity concert in London next month. It will benefit women's health and education projects around the world. The "Sound of Change Live" concert is June 1. 52,000 tickets are on sale.
Aniston-Theroux wedding said to be on hold
Jennifer Aniston delayed her wedding to Justin Theroux to distance it from ex-husband Brad Pitt's marriage to Angelina Jolie. Brad and Jen divorced in 2005. She does not want her day associated with them. Pitt and Jolie plan to get married in late spring or early summer.
Ne-yo, Nas And Jamie Foxx Support Launch Of New Facebook Game
Music-industry heavyweights attended a launch party in New York Tuesday for a new Facebook game called Gig-It. Players create 3D concerts featuring virtual versions of their favorite artists. Miguel, Fabolous, 2 Chainz and Nas were among the party’s performers.
Cheryl Cole set for X Factor USA return?
Cheryl Cole is set for a return to 'The X Factor' USA. Simon Cowell fired her after just 3 appearances in 2011. They have reconciled their friendship, and he needs a replacement for Britney Spears. He’s also looking for a replacement for L.A. Reid, who also left last season.
TLC recording comeback album, prepping for tour
TLC are recording a new album. The 90s girl band is working on new material to coincide with their July reunion at Hersheypark Stadium in Pennsylvania. They are also planning a full tour after their reunion gig alongside New Kids On The Block, Hanson and Boyz II Men.
Master P Convinced Birthday Flashmob Was Part Of Kutcher Prank
Master P was convinced Ashton Kutcher was trying to prank him last week. A group of dancers surprised him with a birthday 'flashmob' while he was having lunch at a California restaurant. He turned 46 on Monday. He thanked everyone who put the dance together.
George Jones’ funeral today in Nashville
George Jones' funeral will take place at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House today. Kid Rock, Brad Paisley and Alan Jackson are among the acts who will perform during the service. A private memorial was held yesterday. He died last Friday at age 81.
Singer Engelbert Humperdinck is 77. Bianca Jagger is 68. Singer Lesley Gore is 67. Singer Lou Gramm (Foreigner) is 63. Actress Christine Baranski (The Good Wife) is 61. Musician Todd Sucherman (Styx) is 44. Wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne Johnson (AKA The Rock) is 41. Soccer player David Beckham is 38. Actress Ellie Kemper (The Office) is 33. Actor Robert Buckley is 32. Actor Gaius (GY'-ehs) Charles is 30. Pop singer Lily Rose Cooper is 28. Olympic gold medal figure skater Sarah Hughes is 28. Rock musician Jim Almgren (Carolina Liar) is 27. Actress Kay Panabaker is 23.