The HollyWooWoo Report
Monday, Nov. 18, 2013
Mickey Mouse turns 85 today: On Nov. 18, 1928, Walt Disney's first sound-synchronized animated cartoon, "Steamboat Willie" starring Mickey Mouse, premiered in New York.
In 2000, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones were married in an extravagant wedding at The Plaza hotel in New York City.
Box office: 'Best Man' nearly topples 'Thor'
"Thor: The Dark World" continued its box-office reign with $38.5 million in its second week. African-American themed "The Best Man Holiday" opened strongly with $30.6 million. “Thor’s” worldwide total is $479 million. In 7 weeks, "Gravity" has made $514 million.
Kanye West's Yeezus Tour Back On
Kanye West picked up his Yeezus tour in Philadelphia Saturday night. His return to the stage was flawless. Fans were excited to welcome him back to the tour. Tomorrow (Tuesday,) he is set to debut the video for “Bound 2” on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
Kanye West Speaks At Harvard Graduate School Of Design
Kanye West was guest speaker at the Harvard Graduate School of Design before his ‘Yeezus’ show in Boston. He made a very passionate speech where he detailed what creative architecture means to him. His future wife, Kim Kardashian, sat in the audience.
Sean '' Combs - Sean 'Diddy' Combs' Children Send Belongings To Philippines
Sean '' Combs' children are helping the victims of the deadly typhoon in the Philippines. Six-year-old twins Jessie James and D'Lila Star, along 13 year-old Christian and 19-year-old Justin, filled up boxes with shoes, clothes and blankets and gave them to relief agencies.
Justin Bieber Brags About Party Following Noise Complaints
Friday night, Justin Bieber threw a party at his Calabasas home as a homecoming gift. He just completed a tour of South America. Police were called 3 times for noise complaints, mostly from his next-door neighbor. Guests had to sign a confidentiality agreement.
Jolie, Martin moved to tears at Governors Awards
Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin and Angela Lansbury were moved to tears at the film academy's fifth annual Governors Awards. Each accepted honorary Oscar statuettes Saturday at a private dinner. The Academy Awards telecast is March 2, 2014.
Barbara Park, Junie B. Jones author, dead at 66
Barbara Park, author of the popular Junie B. Jones books, has died. She was 66. She passed away Friday after a long battle with ovarian cancer. She was a longtime resident of Scottsdale, Ariz. Starting in 1992, Park wrote more than 30 books featuring Junie B. Jones.
Faith Hill, Tim McGraw 'absolutely not' getting divorced
Singers Tim McGraw and Faith Hill squashed rumors, saying they are "absolutely not" getting a divorce. Rumors popped up over the past week the couple was in domestic trouble. Faith called it "perplexing." The couple has been married 17 years.
MSNBC yanks Baldwin show for two weeks over gay slur
MSNBC has yanked Alec Baldwin's show “Up Late” for 2 weeks due to the attention from his use of a homophobic slur. He apologized for hurling the slur during a shouting match with a photographer Thursday. The show has few viewers and may not be back.
Alec Baldwin: To succeed you have to prioritize yourself
Alec Baldwin says there are ''doors you have to slam in people's faces'' to succeed. He insists a large percentage of his income was being siphoned off to family members. He took on unsuccessful projects for income. He now wishes he could prioritize his choices.
Joan Jett switches parade float after South Dakota protest
Joan Jett won't ride on the South Dakota float in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Ranchers in the state protested her vegetarian lifestyle. The state is heavily reliant on agriculture and livestock production. She & The Blackhearts will be on another float.
Terrence Howard said Robert Downey Jr. pushed him out of 'Iron Man'
Terrence Howard said he didn't appear in the "Iron Man" sequels because Robert Downey Jr. took the money that was supposed to go to him. Howard was replaced by Don Cheadle. He said getting pushed out of "Iron Man 2" killed his career.
Dr. Dre owns massive property Kim and Kanye want to buy
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are gearing up to line Dr. Dre's pockets even more. Dre owns the Bel Air mega-property the couple is seriously thinking about buying. He bought it last year for $10.5 million. The massive plot is tucked away in a secluded section of Bel Air.
Eva Longoria Is Dating Jose Antonio Baston
Eva Longoria stepped out over the weekend with the new man in her life, Jose "Pepe" Antonio Baston. He is president of Televisa, the largest media company in Latin America. On Friday, he escorted her to a red carpet event in Mexico City, Mexico.
'Breaking Bad' alternate ending leaks online
An alternate ending for AMC's hit series Breaking Bad popped up on YouTube. But it was pulled by Sony Pictures, citing copyright infringement. The ending appears on the Breaking Bad DVD box set. Bryan Cranston dreams he’s Hal from sitcom Malcolm in the Middle.
Journey donates $350,000 to feed typhoon victims
The group Journey is donating $350,000 to food relief for the victims of the typhoon that struck the Philippines. Initial funds will go to the United Nations World Food Program. Donations for food relief can be made by texting the word AID to 27722.
Lamar Odom wants to return to L.A. Clippers
Lamar Odom is in discussions to return to the L.A. Clippers. Coach Doc Rivers met with him Friday and serious negotiations are underway. Lamar has been training for the last month, and is reported to be drug free. His marriage though, is still on hold.
Charlie Sheen Donates $10,000 To Epilepsy Charity
Charlie Sheen has shown his generous side by donating to a charity supporting epilepsy patients. He was on the set of “Anger Management” when he spotted posters seeking donations for The Walk To End Epilepsy charity. He sent the charity $10,000.