The HollyWooWoo Report
Thursday, May 9, 2013
NBC scraps $25M 'Tonight' studio plans, will renovate studio instead
NBC will renovate a 30 Rock studio to house "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" for $5 million instead of building a new one for $25 million. The show is moving from Burbank, Calif., to Manhattan next year. The revamped studio will seat 240 people instead of 189.
Too close to all: Candice barely edges out Angie and Kree on ‘Idol’
The 3 surviving women on ‘American Idol’ nailed their 3 songs. So much so, the judges were perplexed who to endorse. Candice Glover was selected the standout for her rendition of West Side Story's “Somewhere.” Alicia Keys and Lauren Alaina guest perform tonight.
TV Guide: American Idol kicking out judges and producer
A huge shakeup may be in the works for the next season of American Idol. TVGuide.com is reporting all 4 judges and producer Nigel Lythgoe won’t be back for Season 13. Fox feels the core audience has left. Only Ryan Seacrest would be around, with a whole new panel.
‘The Voice’ judges release their final 4 to complete Top 12
The Voice's celeb coaches looked visibly pained last night. They had to send home one of their own contestants. Leaving the show are Justin Blake, Karina Iglesias, Cathia, and Caroline Glaser. The top 12 compete in live performances beginning next Monday.
Family and friends gather for Kris Kross star Chris Kelly's wake
Friends and family gathered in Atlanta for the wake of Kriss Kross star Chris Kelly on Wednesday. Mourners were greeted with an acoustic version of the group's hit song ‘Jump’ entering the funeral home. Kelly died May 1 after an apparent drug overdose. He was 34.
Pete Wentz's addiction ended marriage
Pete Wentz has revealed his marriage to Ashlee Simpson collapsed after he had a drug relapse. They split after two and a half years of marriage. He blames their divorce on his addiction to prescription drugs. He sought professional help. They have a 4-year-old son.
Lil Wanye hopes seizures will stop
Lil Wayne hopes there is a cure for his seizures. He suffered another attack last week and nearly died when his heart rate decreased to ''30 per cent.'' He was hospitalized 6 days in March. He is now promoting his new album 'I Am Not A Human Being II'.
'Young and the Restless' actress Jeanne Cooper dies at 84
"The Young and the Restless" star Jeanne Cooper died in Los Angeles Wednesday. She was 84. She played matriarch Katherine Chancellor since the show began in 1973, 39 years. She was hospitalized for an illness since mid-April. Cause of death has not been disclosed.
Yep, that’s Chris Brown’s artwork on walls outside his mansion
Mystery solved: Chris Brown is the artist behind the graffiti murals in front of his Hollywood Hills home. He was cited last week for having "unpermitted and excessive signage" outside his home after neighbors complained. He will be fined if it isn’t gone within 30 days.
Selena Gomez counter sues perfume company
Selena Gomez is counter-suing a fragrance company. It is accusing her of backing out of an endorsement deal. She claims perfume makers Adrenalina owe her at least $5.2 million after the deal fell apart. The countersuit was due to the company’s financial situation.
Keyshia Cole Explains Reason For Axed Gig
Keyshia Cole has apologized to fans in NC after scrapping a gig at the last minute Saturday. She was booked to perform at The Greenville Convention Center. She insists promoters failed to provide basic equipment essentials. Refunds have been offered to ticketholders.
Adam Levine Lands Big TV Deal
Maroon 5 star Adam Levine has signed a lucrative new development deal with NBC. Levine and his longtime manager will create programming for NBC over the next year. Levine reportedly worked behind the scenes on an NBC comedy pilot set in a karaoke bar in 2011.
Ciara And Future Get Ring Finger Tattoos
Ciara's relationship with rapper Future is heating up. They got each other's first initials tattooed on their ring fingers. She admitted she would love to start a family with her new beau, but denies marriage rumors. She dated Bow Wow and 50 cent in her past.
Lisa Bonet suing other driver over 2011 car accident
"Cosby Show" star Lisa Bonet is suing over a 2011 car accident. In a lawsuit filed Wednesday in L.A. County Court, she claims she was also injured, along with her 2 children. She wants unspecified damages. She’s married to "Game of Thrones" star Jason Momoa.
Spice Girls ditch tour plans
The Spice Girls have decided to axe a proposed 2014 tour. Victoria Beckham refused to take part. Ticket and merchandise sales would struggle if the entire quintet weren't involved. The Spice Girls sold over 80 million records between 1997 and 2000.
Actress Candice Bergen is 67. Singer Billy Joel is 64. Singer-musician Tom Petersson (Cheap Trick) is 63. Actress Alley Mills is 62. Actress Amy Hill is 60. Actress Wendy Crewson is 57. Actor John Corbett is 52. Singer Dave Gahan (GAHN) (Depeche Mode) is 51. Actress Sonja Sohn is 49. Rapper Ghostface Killah is 43. Rhythm-and-blues singer Tamia (tuh-MEE'-ah) is 38. Rock musician Dan Regan (Reel Big Fish) is 36. Rock singer Pierre Bouvier (Simple Plan) is 34. Actress Rosario Dawson is 34. Rock singer Andrew W.K. is 34. Actress Rachel Boston is 31. TV personality Audrina Patridge is 28.