The HollyWooWoo Report
Friday, Aug. 30, 2013
20 years ago tonight, in 1993, "The Late Show with David Letterman" premiered on CBS.
In 1997, Americans received word of the car crash in Paris that claimed the life of Princess Diana. Because of the time difference, it was Aug. 31 where the crash occurred.
One Direction: This Is Us - A look at Niall, Zayn, Liam, Louis, and Harry's meteoric rise to fame, from their humble hometown beginnings and competing on the X-Factor, to conquering the world and performing at London's famed O2 Arena. Rated PG.
Getaway – A former race-car driver is pitted against the clock when his wife is kidnapped by a mysterious villain. He commanders a young woman's car and takes her on a high-speed race against time. Stars Ethan Hawke, Selena Gomez and Jon Voight. Rated PG-13.
Closed Circuit - A high-profile terrorism case unexpectedly binds together two ex-lovers on the defense team - testing the limits of their loyalties and placing their lives in jeopardy. Stars Eric Bana, Rebecca Hall, Jim Broadbent and Julia Stiles. Rated R.
Fergie gives birth to baby boy
Fergie and husband Josh Duhamel have welcomed their first son. He was delivered by C-section. Axl Jack weighed 7 pounds and 10 ounces. He is named after the lead singer of Guns N Roses, Axl Rose. They are in the same suite previously occupied by Kim Kardashian.
It’ll Be a Girl for Kevin and Danielle Jonas
Kevin and Danielle Jonas are thinking pink. The couple revealed the gender of their first child by posting its ultrasound photo online. The baby’s head is topped by a pink bow. She is due sometime this winter. No word on a name yet.
Beyonce shoots video at Coney Island, couple stuck on ride
Beyoncé brought New York's famous Coney Island to a standstill on Thursday. She was in town to record a music video. She was greeted by adoring fans, mixing and mingling before heading on her way. One couple was stuck on a Ferris Wheel while she had makeup applied.
Kylie Jenner Has First Car Crash
It's been a little over 2 weeks since Kylie Jenner passed her driving test. On Wednesday, she hit the brakes too late and caused a chain-reaction accident. No one was hurt. Her brand new Mercedes SUV is in the shop. The other two drivers expect big insurance checks.
Amanda Bynes set for 'prolonged treatment'
Amanda Bynes' doctors have reportedly recommended ''prolonged treatment.'' They want to keep her in a psych unit at UCLA until 2014. Her diagnosis is complex, and the appropriate drug cocktail to treat her hasn't been achieved yet. They want her stable before release.
Jay Z Debuts His New Music Video on Facebook
Jay Z has pulled a first: He exclusively premiered his new video, "Holy Grail," on his Facebook page Thursday at noon. And he had some heavyweight star power: Justin Timberlake. The clip was the first by a major music star to debut on the social media site.
Christina Aguilera posts heart felt letter to fans
Fans of Christina Aguilera are wondering what’s up. A long, heart-felt letter to fans was published on her website. Among the praises: ''I am so grateful and fortunate for your dedication, patience and compassion.” She is 32, and has a 5-year-old son.
Clint Eastwood And Wife Dina Separate
Clint Eastwood and his second wife Dina have separated after 17 years of marriage. Four months ago, she checked into a rehabilitation clinic to tackle personal issues. She and Clint married in 1996 and have one daughter together, 16-year-old Morgan. He is 82, she is 43.
Sandra Bullock says George Clooney “just a good friend”
Sandra Bullock is putting the kibosh on tabloid suggestions George Clooney might be making the moves on her. A photo from their film premiere of “Gravity” in Venice was published in the British Sun. He’s admiring her. Both said they are just “good friends.”
Drake Records Duet With Dad On New Album
Drake's dad will appear on his son's new album. Dennis Graham once worked as a drummer for Jerry Lee Lewis. He has recorded verses for “Heat of the Moment,” a bonus track on Drake's upcoming new release “Nothing Was the Same.” Jay Z and Lil Wayne are also on it.
“American Idol” tour ends tomorrow in Nashville
American Idol wraps its annual concert tour at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena tomorrow night. Season 12 runner-up Kree Harrison and fellow finalists Janelle Arthur and Paul Jolley all call Nashville home. Harrison says all are eager to start the next chapter of their careers.
Lawrence Taylor's Son Released from Jail
Lawrence Taylor Jr. has been released from jail after his July arrest. He was bonded out by his mother. He’ll remain free until his next court date, which hasn't been scheduled yet. He is accused of illegal physical encounters with underage girls. He is 31.
Stone Temple Pilots Announce 'High Rise' EP
Three months after adding Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington to the group, Stone Temple Pilots will release a five-song EP next month. "High Rise" will be out Oct. 5. Longtime frontman Scott Weiland was terminated from the band in February.
Notorious B.I.G. Fans Petition For Street Name Change
Fans of late rap icon Notorious B.I.G. are flocking to sign an online petition to have a street in New York named in his honor. The petition is on Change.org. Fans want his childhood street in Brooklyn renamed Christopher Wallace Way. He died in Los Angeles in 1997.
Little Richard Contemplates Retirement At 80
Rock 'n' roll legend Little Richard is considering retirement after declaring he "doesn't feel like doing anything now". He fell ill during a show in Washington, D.C. last summer & hasn’t performed since. He turns 80 in December, and now spends his days designing clothes.
Actress Peggy Lipton (mother of Rashida Jones) is 66. Comedian Lewis Black is 65. Actor Timothy Bottoms is 62. Jazz musician Gerald Albright is 56. Actor Michael Chiklis is 50. Actress Cameron Diaz is 41. Rock musician Leon Caffrey (Space) is 40. TV personality Lisa Ling is 40. Rock singer-musician Aaron Barrett (Reel Big Fish) is 39. Actor Michael Gladis is 36. Rock musician Matt Taul (Tantric; Days of the New) is 35. Tennis player Andy Roddick is 31. Rock musician Ryan Ross is 27. Actor Cameron Finley is 26.