The HollyWooWoo Report
Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013
Robin Thicke's Lines Prevents Katy Perry From Roaring To The Top
Robin Thicke has kept Katy Perry off the top of the pop charts. “Blurred Lines” scored a 12th week at number one. The tune becomes one of only 14 hits to land 12 weeks or more at the top. Perry's “Roar” stays put at two, while Miley Cyrus' “We Can't Stop” holds at three.
Kris Jenner's talk show cancelled
Kris Jenner's talk show has been cancelled after 6 weeks. Viewership never improved over the trial run. Advertisers were no longer supportive. Talk show insiders say viewers were turned off by her constant references to her family, which already has several other shows.
Snooki, Amber Riley to be on DWTS in the fall
The 17th season cast of DWTS will be announced on GMA Sept. 4. But several cast members have already been revealed: Snooki, Leah Remini, Valerie Harper, Glee's Amber Riley, Hip Hop singer Christina Milian, actress Elizabeth Berkley, & football star Keyshawn Johnson.
Harry Connick Jr. in Talks to Join American Idol
Harry Connick Jr. is in talks to join “American Idol.” He previously appeared as a mentor. He would fill in the third slot at the judges table, next to Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban. They need that third judge fast…American Idol is just weeks away from auditions.
Justin Timberlake meets with young brain surgery survivor
Justin Timberlake briefly stopped his media tour in New York yesterday to meet a 13-year-old brain surgery survivor. The girl is a Make-A-Wish kid. Her mother snapped a photo of them together. It’s now the girl’s screen saver. He hugged her & told her to “be well.”
Lamar Odom back with Khloe, hits up a Taco Bell
Lamar Odom was spotted yesterday at a Taco Bell drive-thru. He proudly displayed his wedding ring. He has returned home after going MIA for several days. He's still undecided about seeking treatment for his drug problem. For now, he and Khloe are working on it.
Britney Spears hints at new video
Britney Spears has hinted she is rehearsing for a ''top secret'' new video. She wrote on Twitter: “Rehearsing for something top secret happening next week...” A countdown clock on her website promises a big announcement on September 17.
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones Split
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have decided to take a break from their marriage. They have been married 13 years and have 2 children, ages 13 and 10. Neither has filed for divorce or moved toward a legal separation.
Paris Hilton signs DJ contract in Spain
The nightclub where Paris Hilton spent the past couple of months spinning music has signed her for 2014. She has been a major draw this summer at Amnesia nightclub in Spain. She played to packed crowds on a weekly basis. No word on how she is being paid.
Lil’ Scrappy arrested after gas station fight
Lil' Scrappy was arrested at a Georgia gas station at 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. He got into a fight with a man who called his girlfriend names. Both were arrested for disorderly conduct. Scrappy was very cooperative, & released a short time later.
Shania Twain turns 48, talks new album
Shania Twain turned 48 yesterday. She is set to return to the Vegas Strip on October 15 for a series of dates through December. She is working on her first new album since 2002's "Up!" She admits to being a fan of Lana Del Rey.
Elton John's partner opening Vegas champagne bar
David Furnish is planning to open a swanky champagne lounge in Las Vegas. The FIZZ Las Vegas bar is set to debut this fall at Caesars Palace. His partner, Elton John, performs his show in Vegas. The venue will be modeled after their home in Los Angeles.
That’s not Blue Ivy on Drake's album cover
The image of a child on Drake's new album, "Nothing Was the Same," is not Blue Ivy Carter, daughter of Jay Z and Beyonce. The unveiling of the cover prompted speculation on Twitter about the child's identity. Drake said he’s looking at himself, as a child.
Jessica Simpson Planning Wedding Again
Jessica Simpson is finally ready to tie the knot with fiance Eric Johnson. Her wedding was derailed by two pregnancies. They became engaged in 2010 and postponed their nuptials twice. She was paid $100,000 by Us Weekly for the first photos of her son Ace Knute.
Harry Styles' bow tie up for charity auction
One Direction’s Harry Styles' bow tie is being auctioned for charity. It’s being sold on eBay to raise money for ‘Believe In Magic,’ a charity which helps bring joy to terminally ill children. The item is part of the '50 celebrities, 50 items, 50 charities' auction.
Jennifer Hudson sings on 'Winnie Mandela' soundtrack
Before you see Jennifer Hudson play Winnie Mandela on screen, you can hear her on the soundtrack. RCA Records will release the Winnie Mandela movie soundtrack on Tuesday. Hudson plays the title role in the film, out Sept. 6. The song is called “Bleed For Love.”
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is 77. TV personality Robin Leach is 72. Musician Dan Truman (Diamond Rio) is 57. Actress Rebecca DeMornay is 54. Singer Me'Shell NdegeOcello (n-DAY'-gay-OH'-chehl-oh) is 44. Rhythm-and-blues singer Carl Martin (Shai) is 43. Actress Carla Gugino is 42. Rock musician Kyle Cook (Matchbox Twenty) is 38. Actor John Hensley is 36. Rock musician David Desrosiers (Simple Plan) is 33. Rapper A+ is 31. Actress Jennifer Landon is 30. Actor Jeffrey Licon is 28. Actress-singer Lea Michele (TV: "Glee") is 27. Rock singer Liam Payne (One Direction) is 20. Michael Jackson was born on this date in Gary, Indiana in 1958.