The HollyWooWoo Report
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
`Fast 6' speeds past `Hangover' to top box office
The movie industry enjoyed its most robust Memorial Day weekend ever at the box office, taking in $316 million. "Fast & Furious 6" debuted at No. 1 with $120 million. "The Hangover Part III" earned $51 million, followed by "Star Trek: Into Darkness" with $47M.
Bradley Cooper says there won't be a fourth 'Hangover' movie
Bradley Cooper says there won’t be a 4th ‘Hangover’ movie. At a Las Vegas news conference, he said the 3rd movie ties up everything and closes out the franchise. None of the cast is interested in doing another. Hangover III earned $51 million over the weekend.
Lesbian Love Story Wins Top Prize At Cannes
Lesbian romance 'Blue Is The Warmest Color' scooped the top award at the Cannes Film Festival. The French film was the early favorite. It’s a graphic love story between a schoolgirl & an older woman. The judging panel included Steven Spielberg & Nicole Kidman.
The Bachelorette: the guys get a clear warning from Desiree
Season 9 of ‘The Bachelorette’ premiered last night. Another guy was kicked out of the house before the first rose ceremony. Jonathan wanted her to join him in the fantasy suite. He was booted. She told the 19 men, “treat me like a lady, or I’ll cut your balls off!”
(Spoiler Note: “Reality Steve” claims Desiree became engaged to Brooks Forester May 8)
Paul McCartney leaves guitar pick on 1st visit to Graceland
Paul McCartney dropped a personal guitar pick on Elvis Presley's grave and said it was "so Elvis can play in heaven." The lifelong Elvis fan toured Graceland, the Memphis mansion, on Sunday. He was in Memphis for a show on the North American leg of his "Out There" tour.
Angelina Jolie’s aunt dies of breast cancer
Angelina Jolie’s aunt died Sunday from breast cancer. Debbie Martin died at age 61 in a hospital near San Diego. She was the younger sister of Jolie's mother, Marcheline Bertrand, who died from ovarian cancer in 2007. Angelina recently underwent a double mastectomy.
Other driver in Chris Brown accident last week refusing to settle
Chris Brown says he did nothing wrong when he was involved in a minor fender bender last week. He gave the driver of a Mercedes all the correct information. His lawyer has tried to contact her. She keeps hanging up. So far, police have not gotten involved.
Chris Brown and Karrueche Tran are dating again
Chris Brown has reconciled with ex-girlfriend Karrueche Tran, and they are living together at his Hollywood Hills home. Tran is keeping her own apartment, but has already moved most of her belongings to his house. Chris and Rihanna broke up again a few weeks ago.
Did she or didn’t she? Amanda Bynes Twitter account filled with hate messages
Amanda Bynes has been a busy girl. She’s been online all weekend, writing damning tweets about the police, her building supervisor, and to Rihanna. Yesterday, she claimed someone else posted the messages. She also wrote she plans to become a singer/rapper.
Tom Cruise drops out of Man From U.N.C.L.E
Tom Cruise has dropped out of 'Man From U.N.C.L.E'. He wants to focus on producing and starring in 'Mission: Impossible 5.' He will reprise his role as secret agent Ethan Hunt, but the plot is being kept quiet. The action franchise first hit screens in 1996.
Affleck gets honorary doctorate from Brown
Ben Affleck received one of six honorary doctorate degrees from Brown University. He received a doctor of fine arts degree. He directed, produced and starred in "Argo," which won an Oscar for Best Picture. The university conferred more than 2,400 degrees Sunday.
Matthew Morrison wants Elton John in Glee
Matthew Morrison wants Elton John to guest star in 'Glee'. He suggests Elton would be perfect playing the boyfriend of coach Sue Sylvester, portrayed by Jane Lynch. Topping his guest wish-list: Harrison Ford, his favorite actor.
Kelly Rowland Halts Show During Emotional New Song
Kelly Rowland broke down in tears during a concert in Washington D.C. on Sunday. She was singing ‘Dirty Laundry,’ about a past abusive relationship. Fans chanted her name, and she resumed to complete the song. Afterward, she told the crowd "I am so grateful for that."
Robert Pattinson and Katy Perry enjoy Santa Barbara trip
Robert Pattinson and Katy Perry enjoyed a trip to Santa Barbara together over the weekend. That is her hometown. Guests at a wedding rehearsal spotted them sitting together nearby. They talked, with no display of affection.
Rick Springfield to write 'spiritual' novel
Rick Springfield is writing a novel and no, it's not about Jessie's girl. ‘Magnificent Vibration’ is about a man who finds a phone connection to God in a self-help book. It will be out next May. It's Springfield's second book -- he wrote a tell-all autobiography in 2010. He is 63.
Founders of Blackstreet to head to court over name
Teddy Riley and Chauncey Black of Blackstreet continue their differences over use of the name. Chauncey has decided to let a court settle it. Teddy’s trademark expired, so Chauncey took it over. Teddy has been performing with another band using the same name.
Barbara Eden Still Stunning in I Dream of Jeannie Costume
Master, she's back! Barbara Eden donned her iconic ‘I Dream of Jeannie’ costume Friday at the Life Ball in Vienna. The classic TV genie even performed her signature nod and wink. She is 78. She was joined onstage by President Bill Clinton, who couldn't stop smiling.
Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani is 69. Singer Gladys Knight is 69. Actress-director Sondra Locke is 69. Singer Billy Vera is 69. Singer John Fogerty is 68. Actress Christa Miller is 49. Singer-musician Chris Ballew (Presidents of the USA) is 48. Rapper Chubb Rock is 45. Singer Kylie Minogue (KY'-lee mihn-OHG') is 45. Actor Justin Kirk is 44. Television personality Elisabeth Hasselbeck ("The View") is 36. Actor Jesse Bradford is 34. Actress Monica Keena is 34. Pop singer Colbie Caillat (kal-LAY') is 28. Actress Carey Mulligan is 28. Actor Joseph Cross is 27.