The HollyWooWoo Report
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
‘American Idol’ tonight: The finalists perform for the judges; Carly Rae Jepsen performs.
Angelina Jolie Gets Flood of Support After Double Mastectomy
Angelina Jolie was inundated with support after announcing her double mastectomy. She had both breasts removed after being diagnosed with the cancer gene. Dozens of famous females voiced their respect, including Giuliana Rancic who underwent the same procedure.
Jon Voight read about Angelina Jolie's mastectomy online
Angelina Jolie's father found out she'd undergone a double mastectomy online. Jon Voight admitted he just learned the shocking news, despite seeing his daughter and Brad Pitt just 2 days ago. He said he completely understands the need for secrecy, to focus on healing.
'Dancing With the Stars' narrows to Final Four
On DWTS last night: Zendaya and Ingo were the bottom two. To no one’s surprise, Ingo was eliminated. Avril Lavigne performed her new single, ‘Here's to Never Growing Up.’ ABC announced last night DWTS is cutting back to one night a week for Season 17 in the fall.
Two more out of The Voice, Cee Lo returns next week
On The Voice last night: Team Usher's Vedo and Team Shakira's Garrett Gardner are out, based on viewer votes. The top 10 perform live next Monday. Former (and likely returning) coach Cee Lo Green comes back to advise Team Shakira.
Usher leaving 'The Voice'
Usher is not returning to 'The Voice' next season. He reportedly signed on to star in a movie making him unable to renew his contract. He may return in the future. Cee Lo is expected to return to the series with Christina Aguilera who is to replace Shakira who is also leaving.
Exhausted Beyonce cancels Belgium concert
Beyonce is canceling her scheduled concert in Belgium because she is suffering from dehydration and exhaustion. The news follows media reports she is pregnant with her second child. She and husband Jay-Z have a 15-month-old daughter.
Alicia Keys Announces Blackberry Scholarship Program
Alicia Keys is launching a new scholarship. She formed the BlackBerry Scholars Program to inspire women to explore career opportunities in technology and mobile computing. Women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics are invited to apply.
Drake nominated for 12 BET Awards
Drake leads the 2013 BET Awards with 12 nominations. He is nominated 3 times for Video of the Year and is also up for Best Male Hip Hop and the Coca-Cola Viewer’s Choice Award. The ceremony will take place on June 30 and will be hosted by comedian Chris Tucker.
Chris Brown to Sample Rare Aaliyah Vocals in New Song "They Don't Know"
Chris Brown plans to use never-before-heard vocals from late R&B singer Aaliyah on his new single "They Don't Know." The song will be part of his sixth album X, due out July 16. He shot the music video for the Aaliyah tribute song in Compton, Calif. over the weekend.
Jennifer Lopez scooping up homes faster than Century 21
Jennifer Lopez is adding to her real estate portfolio. She just parted with $10M for a massive estate in the Hamptons. It has 8 bedrooms, 7.5 baths, 3 acres of land, a theater, pool, spa, sauna, steam room, etc. She now owns 3 homes in NY and one in California.
Bill Hader leaving 'Saturday Night Live' after eight seasons
Comedian Bill Hader is leaving "Saturday Night Live" after 8 seasons. He wants to focus full time on his film career. Seth Meyers is leaving to host "Late Night." "SNL" co-stars Fred Armisen and Jason Sudeikis have hinted they too may be leaving due to film commitments.
Kanye West’s $750,000 Lamborghini crushed by Kim Kardashian's gate
Kanye West's Lamborghini Aventador was being delivered to Kim Kardashian's L.A. house after getting serviced. The driver pulled into the gate. It closed on both sides of the car. A detailer will assess the damage. Kanye’s in NY healing from that head bump into a sign.
Kardashian Sisters Forced To Rename Cosmetics Brand
Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian lost a legal battle with Kroma founder Lee Tillett in March. She successfully argued their Khroma brand was likely to infringe on her label's trademark rights. The renamed ‘Kardashian Beauty’ will be available later this year.
Newport Beach Rehab That Housed Lindsay Lohan For An Hour Under Threat
Officials in Newport Beach, California may shut down the rehab facility Lindsay Lohan walked away from. Morningside Recovery operates in a neighborhood of single-family homes, in violation of a local ordinance. Lindsay is rehabbing back at Betty Ford.
Dr Dre & Jimmy Iovine Donate $70 million to Launch New USC Academy
Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine have donated a combined $70M to create a new institute at the University of Southern California. The gift will fund an Academy for Arts, Technology and Business Innovation. The academy will accept its first class of students in the fall of 2014.
Actor Chazz Palminteri is 61. Musician-composer Mike Oldfield (The Exorcist) is 60. Football Hall-of-Famer Emmitt Smith is 44. Singer-rapper Prince Be (PM Dawn) is 43. Actor Brad Rowe is 43. Actor David Charvet (shahr-VAY') is 41. Actor Russell Hornsby is 39. Rock musician Ahmet Zappa is 39. Olympic gold-medal gymnast Amy Chow is 35. Actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler is 32. Rock musician Brad Shultz (Cage the Elephant) is 31. Rock musician Nick Perri is 29.