The HollyWooWoo Report
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
In 1955, Disneyland had its opening day in Anaheim, Calif.
In 1996, TWA Flight 800 exploded and crashed off Long Island, N.Y.
Early reminder: The Emmy Award nominations will be announced tomorrow morning.
Jay-Z's new album sells more than 500K in 1 week
Jay-Z's new album has sold more than 500,000 units its first week. It will debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart this week. The album was officially released July 7. Jay-Z's 12th album had more than 14 million streams in its first week on Spotify.
Coroner: 'Glee' actor Monteith died of overdose
"Glee" actor Cory Monteith died of an overdose of heroin and alcohol. The coroner's report didn't indicate the levels of heroin or alcohol in his system, but it was enough to kill him. He was found dead in his Vancouver hotel room on Saturday after he didn't check out on time.
Glee producers search for two new cast-members
Producers of Glee are searching for 2 new cast-members following the sudden death of Cory Monteith. The producers are trying to create a storyline to explain Finn’s sudden absence. The show was to return Sept 19. Filming may be delayed a month due to cast grief.
The Glee Project Canceled By Oxygen
“The Glee Project” has performed its final show tune. The Oxygen reality series will not return for a third season. The show’s late renewal is what ultimately lead to the cancellation. The decision was made weeks ago therefore the death of Cory Monteith.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to wed on cruise ship
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie may marry on a cruise ship chartered by the Queen. It can hold 50 people in a traditional, romantic setting – all totally private. The luxury ship has been used by the British Monarch on just 2 occasions. The couple have made an offer.
Adam Levine engaged to Victoria’s Secret model
Adam Levine is off the market. The Maroon 5 singer is engaged to model Behati Prinsloo. He proposed over the weekend in Los Angeles. They started dating last year. She is from Namibia and models for Victoria's Secret. Levine also is a judge on NBC’s "The Voice."
Bruce Springsteen Dedicates Track To Trayvon Martin
Bruce Springsteen showed his support for the family of Trayvon Martin. He dedicated a track to the slain teen during his show in Ireland last night. He performed “American Skin (41 Shots),” inspired by a police shooting death of an immigrant in NY in 1999.
Robert Downey, Jr. Tops Forbes Hollywood Money List
Forbes has released their annual list of the highest-paid actors. Robert Downey, Jr. is at the top, earning $75 million in the past year. #2 is Channing Tatum with $60 million, followed by Hugh Jackman with $55 million, and Mark Wahlberg with $52 million.
Pus—y whipped? Pretty woman backs into The Game’s car, he forgives her
The Game gave a full pardon to a beautiful woman who tapped into his BMW Monday night. He was outside a nightclub with his posse. A lady in a Mercedes accidentally backed into his white Beemer. She got out to apologize. He told her not to worry about it.
DJ claims Justin Bieber spit in his face in nightclub
An Ohio man claims Justin Bieber confronted him inside a bar and spit in his face last weekend. The man is a DJ who performed at the Social Room in Columbus. It was 21+ night. Justin is 19. Bouncers thought he was taking phone pics, & Justin confronted him.
Selena Gomez is buying her own house
Selena Gomez is planning to move out of her parents' house. Her mother gave birth to Selena’s sister Gracie last month. Selena wants to buy her own place in Los Angeles. She also is putting together a ten-year plan, and preparing for when she’s no longer popular.
Katy Perry now has 'rules' for John Mayer
Katy Perry wants John Mayer to delete all of his ex-girlfriends' numbers. And no more texting them. And take her out on more dates. Basically, stop acting like John Mayer. After 2 breakups, she has been laying down the law and tightening the leash.
Emma Roberts arrested for hitting boyfriend
Emma Roberts was arrested and released without charge after a domestic violence incident in Montreal. She gave her boyfriend, actor Evan peters, with a bloody nose in a hotel room. He also had a bite mark. He declined to press charges. They have been together a year.
Sherri Shepherd to join on 'How I Met Your Mother'
“The View” co-host Sherri Shepherd will have a recurring role on the 9th season of "How I Met Your Mother." She will play Daphne, a woman traveling to New York on the same flight as Marshall, played by Jason Segel. The sitcom kicks off its ninth and final season Sept. 23.
Nas Lands Hip-hop Fellowship At Harvard University
Rapper Nas has been honored with a fellowship bearing his name at Harvard University. The Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellowship will benefit students who excel in the arts "in connection with hip-hop". The university’s Hip-Hop Archive supports research in the genre.
The Monkees Kick Off Summer Tour With Nesmith
Michael Nesmith rejoined The Monkees in Port Chester, New York Monday night. It was their first time together since he walked out at the beginning of a European tour in 1997. The band is now on summer tour. Frontman Davy Jones died last year on Feb. 29.
Keith Olbermann returning to ESPN to compete against Regis on Fox Sports
Keith Olbermann has reached an agreement to return to ESPN to host a nightly show. He’s returning to the network where he made a name for himself 16 years ago on "Sports Center." He will talk about pop culture and current events. Politics will be off-limits.
Actor Donald Sutherland (Keifer’s dad) is 78. Actress-singer Diahann Carroll is 78. Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, is 66. Actor David Hasselhoff is 61. Television producer Mark Burnett ("Survivor," "The Apprentice") is 53. Singer Regina Belle is 50. Singer JC (PM Dawn) is 42. Rapper Sole' is 40. Actor Eric Winter is 37. Actor Mike Vogel is 34. Actor Tom Cullen (TV: "Downton Abbey") is 28. Actor Brando Eaton is 27. Rhythm-and-blues singer Jeremih (jehr-uh-MY') is 26. Actress Summer Bishil (BIHSH'-ihl) is 25.