Paula Deen dropped by Wal-Mart after 'Today' tears
Thursday, June 27, 2013
More bad news for the Queen of Butter!! Paula Deen was dropped by Wal-Mart and the Home Depot last night ... this on the heels of her admitting to using a racial slur 30 years ago. Last week she was dropped by The Food Network & Smithfield Foods. However - 9 companies have agreed to stay with her. That includes QVC.
Viewing held for 'Sopranos' star Gandolfini in NJ
Actor James Gandolfini will be laid to rest today in Jersey. A private viewing for family & friends was held last inght in NYC. His funeral will be today at a church in the city. Last night on Broadway - the lights dimmed in his memory. James was 51 years old when he died of a heart attack while on vacation in Italy with his son. RIP Tony Soprano.
Lady Gaga tops Forbes' Most Powerful Musicians list
Being freaky pays off! POINT artist Lady GaGa tops Forbes' World's Most Powerful Musicians of 2013 list. The rankings are determined by earnings, social media influence and press mentions. She is followed by Beyonce, Madonna, Taylor Swift, Bon Jovi and Justin Bieber. What?! No Barry Manilow? My mom will be so mad. HA HA!
Actress Tina Fey to speak at U.Va.
WAHOOWA! UVA alum Tina Fey will return to her alma mater, The University of Virginia, to kick off a speaker series highlighting the positive impact of arts on society. She will give the opening address on Sept. 14. Fey graduated from U-V-A in 1992 with a bachelor's degree in drama.
Melissa Etheridge Happily Engaged
POP THE CHAMPAGNE! Congrats to singer Melissa Etheridge & her partner Linda Wallem... they are engaged. Yesterday - The Supreme Court cleared the way for same-sex marriages in California. DOMA was also struck down. 5 other celeb couples announced their engagement yesterday - and rumor has it Brangelina got engaged as well! Congrats to all!
Deadmau5 & Kat Von D Split
Deadmau5's underwater wedding plans have sunk – his fiancé Kat Von D has called off their engagement. She revealed in a tweet he cheated on her. They were to marry Aug. 10 in an underwater-themed ceremony in Los Angeles. She was previously engaged to Jesse James.