The HollyWooWoo Report
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Ten years ago today: Ruben Studdard edged Clay Aiken to win the second "American Idol" competition on Fox. Five years ago, David Cook won "American Idol" in a landslide over David Archuleta.
Mike & Molly Finale Scrapped After Tornado Tragedy
CBS pulled the tornado-themed season finale of Mike & Molly last night after tornadoes devastated Oklahoma. The last episode of season 3 featured the storyline of a tornado hitting Chicago. A repeat was aired in its place. No word yet on when the finale will air.
Toby Keith says Okla. hometown is 'strong'
Country music performer Toby Keith grew up in the town near Oklahoma City hit Monday by a devastating tornado. His name is on the Moore water tower. Rescuers are still working to pull people from the rubble. Keith says Moore "is strong and will persevere."
'Dancing' finals: Zendaya rules
The final four on DWTS were tasked with three rounds of dancing last night. The lineup from best to worst: Zendaya, Kellie, Aly and Jacoby. Tonight’s 2-hour finale will include one last "instant" dance. Scores will be added to the public vote to determine a winner.
Seth MacFarlane won't return as 2014 Oscar host
Seth MacFarlane is too busy to host the Oscars in 2014. He said on Twitter he "tried to make it work schedule-wise, but I need sleep." This year's Oscar show earned high ratings among coveted younger viewers. He suggested actor Joaquin Phoenix host the next show.
Simon surrounded by ladies on X Factor
Auditions for ‘The X Factor’ begin today in Charleston S.C. Contestants will be greeted by a revamped panel of 3 women and 1 man: Demi Lovato, Kelly Rowland, Latina pop star Paulina Rubio, and Simon Cowell. The X Factor returns in the fall on Fox.
Beyonce's 'Grown Woman' leaks online…sort of
It’s being called a leak, but it was clearly done on purpose. Beyonce’s "Grown Woman" has appeared online. She performs it on her Mrs. Carter World Tour. It was also in her Pepsi commercial. The song is produced by Timbaland & is likely from her still untitled 5th album.
Kate Middleton open to C-section, Prince William will witness the birth
Kate Middleton is open to having a C-section and is leaving all decisions to the royal physicians overseeing her pregnancy. She is due to give birth by mid-July. Prince William will witness the birth of their first child. An official announcement will come via Twitter.
Barbara Walters' Daughter Arrested For Dui
Barbara Walters' adopted daughter was arrested over the weekend for DUI. 44-year-old Jacqueline Danforth was booked in Florida Sunday after police pulled her over near Naples. She was released on $1,000 bond. Barbara and ex-husband Lee Guber adopted her in 1968.
Lindsay Lohan struggling in rehab
Lindsay Lohan is said to be struggling with her latest stint in rehab. She is at the Betty Ford Clinic in California. Friends worry she is lacking ''energy'' since her Adderall was taken away. Her counselors say Lindsay has to accept the rehabilitation process to benefit from it.
Catherine Zeta-Jones Returns Home from Treatment
Catherine-Zeta-Jones has completed her ongoing treatment for Bipolar II disorder. She is expected to return home today. She entered treatment for the second time in April. Her husband, Michael Douglas, is promoting his HBO film about the life of piano star Liberace.
Cee-Lo Green to Release Three Projects
Cee-Lo Green has a busy year ahead. Besides returning to The Voice for season five, he will also release 3 projects: a new Goodie Album will be out August 27, a new Cee-Lo album, and a new Gnarls Barkley album. He hopes to tour in support of all three projects.
Kerry Washington Awarded A Doctorate From Alma Mater
Actress Kerry Washington can add 'doctor' to her name. She received an honorary degree from her alma mater in Washington, D.C. on Sunday. She graduated from George Washington University in 1998. She was the commencement speaker last Sunday.
Justin Bieber Partners With Child Hunger Ends Here Campaign
Justin Bieber thrilled young fans at a Las Vegas primary school on Friday. He made a surprise visit to announce his partnership with the ‘Child Hunger Ends Here’ campaign. He was in town for the Billboard Awards. He made food & clothing donations to needy students.
Brooke Mueller's drug abuse under investigation
Brooke Mueller's drug abuse history will be given to child protective services. A hearing is scheduled June 4 to determine custody of her twin sons with ex-husband Charlie Sheen. Currently, Denise Richards has them. Brooke is in rehab for the 20th time. She is 35.
Sugar's Departure Is Bittersweet For Glee
Actress Vanessa Lengies, who plays Sugar Motta in Glee, is leaving after landing a role on new sitcom Mixology. Her new show debuts next year. She is hoping to give her Glee character a proper send-off, revealing “Sugar was a visitor from the future."
Founding member of The Doors dies at 74
Ray Manzarek, a founding member of the 1960s rock group The Doors, has died. He was 74. He died Monday in Rosenheim, Germany, surrounded by his family. He suffered from bile duct cancer. Lead singer Jim Morrison died in 1971. The Doors released just 6 albums.
Rhythm-and-blues singer Ron Isley (The Isley Brothers) is 72. Actor Richard Hatch is 68. Singer Leo Sayer is 65. Actress Carol Potter is 65. Actor Mr. T is 61. Actor Judge Reinhold is 56. Actor-director Nick Cassavetes is 54. Actor Brent Briscoe is 52. Actress Lisa Edelstein is 47.Rock singer-musician Mikel Jollett (Airborne Toxic Event) is 39. Rapper Havoc (Mobb Deep) is 39. Actress Ashlie Brillault is 26. Actor Scott Leavenworth is 23. Actress Sarah Ramos is 22.