The HollyWooWoo Report
Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013
In 1974, President Richard Nixon announced his resignation, effective the next day, following damaging new revelations in the Watergate scandal.
Simon Cowell still dating Lauren Silverman
Simon Cowell is still in a relationship with Lauren Silverman. The newly separated New York socialite is pregnant with their first child. She is due in Feb. Her husband Andrew, a former friend of Simon, has filed for divorce, citing adultery. The affair allegedly began in 2009.
Usher's son is recovering well, mom in court tomorrow for custody hearing
Usher's oldest son is making a swift recovery and will be released from the hospital in a few days. Five-year-old Usher Raymond V almost drowned in a swimming pool when his hand got stuck in a drain. His mother, Tameka, will be in court Friday to try to secure custody.
'Big Brother 15': Spencer Clawson probed by cops after child porn jokes
Big Brother houseguest Spencer Clawson was caught on live feeds Monday joking about pleasuring himself to children. His hometown police department in Conway, Ark. looked into it. They found no criminal acts committed. His conductor job at Union Pacific is pending.
Jennifer and Justin may tie the knot at “secret” birthday party
Close friends and family have been invited to attend a birthday party for Justin Theroux on Saturday. He turns 42. They were told to keep it quiet, but word has leaked out. There is strong speculation he and Jennifer Aniston will marry at the party.
LeAnn Rimes to star in reality show with husband
LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian are filming a reality series for VH1 to air later this year or in early 2014. They want to take control of the way the public sees them. Eddie’s 2 sons with Brandi Glanville will be included. They are now 9 and 6.
Paula Deen turns down 'Dancing with the Stars'
Paula Deen turned down a chance to compete on "Dancing with the Stars." Co-host Tom Bergeron said it would be a good chance to re-start her career, now on hold. She is 66. Her rep said, "The dance floor is not the appropriate forum for her." Season 17 starts Sept. 16.
Kardashian Sisters' Former Stepmom Files For Defamation
Kim Kardashian's former stepmother is suing the Kardashian family. Ellen Pearson claims she had a right to go public with Robert Kardashian’s journals. She also claims they have defamed her on their show. The Kardashians say the journals belong to them.
Tracy Morgan Introduces Daughter Maven Sonae
Tracy Morgan showed off his family’s newest addition in a snapshot posted on his WhoSay account on Wednesday. Maven Sonae Morgan was born July 2. The photo was taken at 2 weeks. She is Tracy’s first child with fiancé Megan Wollover.
Amber Tamblyn to add woman's touch to 'Two and a Half Men'
Two and a Half Men is adding some female perspective. Amber Tamblyn will join the 11th-season in a recurring guest role. She will play the late Charlie Harper's illegitimate bisexual daughter, Jenny. She moves to L.A. to pursue an acting career and reconnect with family.
Hulk Hogan wants son to star in movie
Hulk Hogan is working on a movie about his life. He is developing a biopic about himself and thinks his son Nick, age 22, should play him on the big screen. Asked if he thought his son might be suitable for the leading role, he told an interviewer: ''He'd be perfect.''
A PBS series explores 5 centuries of black history
PBS will air "The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross" on Oct. 22. It’s a six-hour documentary series that traces 500 years of black history. Between 1501 & 1866, 388,000 slaves were brought from Africa to America. 42 million of their descendants are alive today.
Beyonce debuts blonde pixie haircut on Instagram
Beyonce has debuted a close-cropped new hairstyle in a series of Instagram photos. They were taken in her dressing room as she admired her new 'do in the mirror. She kept her honey blonde color, but let go of the lengthy locks she's known for.
Ke$ha's penis-shaped jewelry sells out in less than a week
Ke$hia’s new jewelry line, Kesha Rose by Charles Albert, went on sale last week. Most of the pieces are sold out. They range in price from $15 to $600. The top seller: a phallic-themed necklace. The collection includes bracelets, earrings, necklaces, and rings.
One Of 'Wizard Of Oz' 'Munchkins', Dies Aged 89
Margaret Pellegrini, one of the last 3 remaining Munchkins from The Wizard of Oz, died Wednesday. She was 89 years old. She suffered a stroke at her Phoenix home. She was 3-foot-4. 124 Munchkins appeared in the 1939 film. Only 2 are left, both in their 90s.
Actor Dustin Hoffman is 76. Actress Connie Stevens is 75. Rhythm-and-blues singer Airrion Love (The Stylistics) is 64. Actor Donny Most (Happy Days) is 60. Rock musician Dennis Drew (10,000 Maniacs) is 56. TV personality Deborah Norville is 55. Actor-singer Harry Crosby is 55. Rock musician The Edge (U2) is 52. Rapper Kool Moe Dee is 51. Rock singer Scott Stapp is 40. Singer JC Chasez ('N Sync) is 37. Actress Tawny Cypress is 37. Rhythm-and-blues singer Drew Lachey (lah-SHAY') (98 Degrees) is 37. Rhythm-and-blues singer Marsha Ambrosius is 36. Actress Lindsay Sloane is 36. Actress Countess Vaughn is 35. Actress Meagan Good is 32. Britain's Princess Beatrice of York is 25.