The HollyWooWoo Report
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
In 1992, after a reign lasting nearly 30 years, Johnny Carson hosted NBC's "Tonight Show" for the last time.
In 1967, “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” premiered on PBS with host Fred Rogers.
In 1913, the American Cancer Society was founded in New York by a group of doctors and business leaders.
Kellie Pickler named new `Dancing' champ
Kellie Pickler won "Dancing With the Stars’" mirror ball trophy. Her partner was Derek Hough. Teen Disney Channel star Zendaya was second, and football pro Jacoby Jones third. The next season of "Dancing With the Stars" will air one night a week instead of two.
DWTS’ Val recovering from Zendaya’s bash above his eye
DWTS fans winced at blood dripping down fan-favorite Val’s face. Zendaya accidentally elbowed him above the eye in rehearsals. He needed 14 stitches. The accident happened an hour before show time Monday night. He said he’s fine, and there are no hard feelings.
‘The Voice’ down to final 8, Blake and Miranda remember tornado victims
On ‘The Voice’ last night: Blake Shelton and wife Miranda Lambert sang ‘Over You’ in honor of the tornado victims in his home state. Kris Thomas and Josiah Hawley were eliminated. Blake & Adam each have 3 singers left, Shakira and Usher have 1 each.
Blake Shelton Organizing NBC Benefit Concert for Tornado Victims
Blake Shelton and NBC are organizing a benefit concert for the victims of the Oklahoma tornado. He’s encouraging all music artists to get involved. The concert will be televised. Next week, Shelton performs on ‘The Voice’ with new label-mate Sheryl Crowe.
PTC Blasts Ke$ha For Drinking Pee on MTV Series
The Parents Television Council is blasting Ke$hia for drinking her own urine on last night’s "Ke$ha: My Crazy Beautiful Life" on MTV. They called it “disgusting, vile content." The PTC wants lawmakers to force cable operators to offer channels a la carte instead of bundled.
A ‘Friends’ mini-reunion on today’s “Ellen”
‘Friends’ fans were excited at rumors that a reunion series was in the works. It’s not happening. But Jennifer Aniston co-hosts on ‘Ellen’ today. She appears in a hilarious ‘Friends’ skit with Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry and Ellen’s partner Portia DeRosi.
Chris Brown in another accident
Chris Brown ran into the back of a black Mercedes in Beverly Hills Tuesday. He and on-again girlfriend Karrueche Tran were on their way to a studio. No one was hurt. He gave the other driver his insurance information, then left. In February, he crashed his Porsche into a wall.
Aretha Franklin taking June off, postponing shows
Aretha Franklin is taking off the month of June. She will reschedule two shows and resume her touring schedule in July. She is undergoing medical treatment, but her publicist did not specify what type of treatment. She appeared on "American Idol" last week via satellite.
Jesse James Accidentally Chops Off Finger
Sandra Bullock's ex-husband Jesse James chopped off the tip of his little finger after an accident in his Dallas car workshop. His glove got caught in a machine. He posted a photo on Instagram. Doctors could not reattach it. He will undergo surgery to seal the wound.
Lindsay Lohan sued for $5M over 'drug addled image'
Lindsay Lohan's legal problems are nowhere near over. A new lawsuit has been filed by a clothing company that produced her line of leggings. She filed suit against the company in January. The company claims customers canceled orders in droves due to her behavior.
Hospitalized George Michael 'making good progress'
George Michael remains hospitalized in London after sustaining head injuries in a car incident last Thursday. He was a passenger in a Range Rover and fell out at high speed. He was airlifted to a trauma center. Police have talked to the driver & want to question George.
Nick Jonas, Giuliana Rancic to host Miss USA
Donald Trump's Miss USA pageant will be hosted by a Jonas brother and an E! News personality. Nick Jonas and Giuliana Rancic will host the June 16 pageant in Las Vegas. The winner goes on to compete in the Miss Universe pageant. Rancic also hosted last year.
Kim Kardashian reaches out to Reggie Bush
Kim Kardashian congratulated her ex-boyfriend on the birth of his first daughter. Reggie Bush and fiancé Lilit Avagyan welcomed a baby girl, Briseis, earlier this month. Kim sent Reggie a congratulatory message. She is 8 months pregnant. He also wishes her well.
Adam Levine Turned His Back On Drugs After Bad Experience
Adam Levine swore off drugs early in his career after a strange experience on Ambien. He & bandmate James Valentine mistook the sedatives for stimulants. The drug knocked them out cold while waiting for dinner at a Denny’s. They woke up an hour later, paid and left.
Justin Bieber making house guests sign party waiver
Anyone attending a function inside Justin Bieber’s home in Calabasas, California must sign a waiver. They can’t talk about anything they see or hear after leaving. That includes on social media. If they violate the waiver, Justin’s lawyers will sue for $5 million.
Heavy D’s estate to pass down to his daughter
All of Heavy D's estate will go to the late rapper's 13-year-old daughter. His brother Floyd has filed court docs to manage Heavy's estate via an old will. The family supports him. She will receive his earnings & properties upon legal age. Heavy died in Nov. 2011 at age 44.
Disney Channel pulls 'Jessie' episode
A recent episode of Disney Channel's comedy "Jessie" has been removed from airing. It became embroiled in controversy after a character was bullied over his gluten intolerance. Jokes were made over the character's condition. Fans told Disney the show was offensive.
Rapper Chief Keef arrested at hotel near Atlanta
Rapper Chief Keef, whose name is Keith Cozart, was arrested in suburban Atlanta & charged with disorderly conduct. Police responded to a hotel on a complaint of marijuana wafting from a room. The Chicago native is 17. He has a prior weapons probation conviction.
Songwriter Bernie Taupin is 63. Singer Morrissey is 54. Actress Ann Cusack is 52. Musician Dana Williams (Diamond Rio) is 52. Rock musician Jesse Valenzuela is 51. Actor Mark Christopher Lawrence is 49. Rhythm-and-blues singer Johnny Gill (New Edition) is 47. Rock musician Dan Roberts (Crash Test Dummies) is 46. Actress Brooke Smith is 46. Model Naomi Campbell is 43. Actress Alison Eastwood is 41. Singer Donell Jones is 40. Actor Sean Gunn is 39. Actress A.J. Langer is 39. Actress Ginnifer Goodwin is 35. Actress Maggie Q is 34. Olympic gold-medal speed skater Apolo Anton Ohno is 31.