The HollyWooWoo Report
Friday, January 3, 2014
Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones - A group of party goers set out with a camera to investigate after a woman dies in the apartment beneath the party. After being "marked," Jesse begins to be pursued by mysterious forces while his family and friends try to save him. Stars Molly Ephraim, Richard Cabral, Crystal Santos, and Jorge Diaz. (R).
NY Judge Nixes 50 Cent’s Bid To Toss Video Lawsuit
A NY judge has ruled rapper 50 Cent can be sued over a video. The explicit video was made in 2008. A man gave it to 50 Cent & didn’t tell his partner. 50 used footage to make his own video in 2009, featuring a character named Pimpin' Curly. The woman in the video is suing.
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez Have a Segway Date
Selena Gomez showed up at Justin Bieber’s home in California yesterday. They were seen riding the sidewalks on Segways. They were joined by a male friend. No word yet if they are working things out. Selena recently canceled her Australian tour, due to a lupus diagnosis.
Katy Perry finally unloads first-marriage house
Katy Perry has finally sold off the house she shared with Russell Brand. She bought it in 2011 for $6.5 million. It was listed in early 2013 for $8 million. It finally sold at the end of December for $5.6 million. The buyer plans to gut the Hollywood Hills home.
Ricky Martin and Carlos Gonzalez end 4-year partnership
Ricky Martin and his longtime partner, Carlos Gonzalez, have ended their four-year relationship. They parted over distance and busy schedules. A rep said they spent very little time together and grew apart. Martin has twin 5-year-old sons, born via surrogate.
Brad Pitt's Housing Foundation Considers Legal Action Over Hurricane Homes
Brad Pitt’s Make It Right foundation may sue the suppliers of wood for new homes in New Orleans. The wood is starting to decay. The Foundation has built 87 houses to replace those destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The wood was guaranteed to last 40 years.
Alicia Keys Ends Partnership with Blackberry After Only One Year
Alicia Keys has parted ways with Blackberry after just 1 year. The company is struggling against strong competition & internal changes. Blackberry thanked her for her contributions. She promoted the BlackBerry Scholars Program, providing scholarships for women.
Michael Douglas reunites with Catherine Zeta-Jones for New Year’s
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones reunited to ring in the New Year with their children in Quebec, Canada. They posted photos on Facebook from a ski resort where it was 10 below. The couple separated in Aug. after 13 years. Dylan is 13 & daughter Carys is 10.
Fleetwood Mac's John McVie Returns to Stage Following Cancer Diagnosis
Fleetwood Mac bassist John McVie has returned to the stage. He has been undergoing treatments for cancer. They played the MGM Grand Garden Arena Dec. 30 and a private concert New Year’s Eve. Another private show is Jan. 8. McVie is 68.
New Bruce Springsteen Songs to Debut on The Good Wife
The Good Wife is teaming up with The Boss. Three new songs from Bruce Springsteen's upcoming album, High Hopes, will debut on the Jan. 12 episode. That’s two days before the record hits stores. The entire album will be available exclusively on CBS.com.
'Duck Dynasty' family to sell line of guns
The Duck Dynasty family's business — and fortune — will continue to grow in 2014. The Robertsons plan to launch their own line of shotguns, rifles and pistols. The Duck Commander guns feature a camouflage pattern & will come with an American flag bandana.
It’ll Be a Girl for Jesse and Ann Csincsak (Chin-Sak)
Break out the pink balloons: the Csincsak family is expecting a girl. Bachelorette alum Jesse Csincsak and Bachelor alum Ann will welcome a daughter in March. He made the announcement on Instagram. They have a 2-year-old son named Noah Theodore.
Amy Lee blames failure of Evanescence on record label, promoters
Evanescence founder Amy Lee is waging war with her longtime record label. She claims the label all but ruined the group & cheated them out of more than a million dollars in royalties. Wind-Up Records replaced their promoters, who she says rarely booked them any events.
Fundraiser for Michael Jackson documentary scrapped
Katherine Jackson has pulled the plug on her campaign to solicit money from Michael Jackson fans to pay for an MJ documentary. The Estate was never contacted about licensing anything. Any money that was donated was to be refunded, or held for a future project.
Justin Timberlake, Robin Thicke ruled the music charts in 2013
Justin Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience" and Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" finished 2013 as the year's top selling album and song. The 2nd best-selling album was Eminem's "The Marshall Mathers LP 2." A total of 106 songs sold more than 1 million downloads in 2013.
Rick Ross suing LMFAO over Party Rock Anthem lyric
Rick Ross has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against LMFAO. He claims the use of the phrase ''everyday I'm shuffling'' in Party Rock Anthem is too similar to the phrase ''everyday I'm hustlin''' in his 2006 hit 'Hustlin'. LMFAO has the phrase on their clothing line.
Spike Lee Mourns Loss Of Younger Brother
Director Spike Lee is mourning the loss of his younger brother, Christopher Lee, who passed away at age 55. His younger sibling died December 30. Lee did not reveal the cause of death. Memorial services will be Saturday in their hometown of Brooklyn, New York.
Today's Birthdays: Musician Stephen Stills is 69. Rock musician John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin) is 68. Actress Victoria Principal (Dallas) is 64. Actor-director Mel Gibson is 58. Actress Shannon Sturges is 46. Jazz musician James Carter is 45. Musician Thomas Bangalter (Daft Punk) is 39. Actor Jason Marsden is 39. Actress Danica McKellar (Wonder Years) is 39. Actor Nicholas Gonzalez is 38. Singer Kimberley Locke ("American Idol") is 36. NFL quarterback Eli Manning is 33. Rhythm-and-blues singer Lloyd is 28. Pop-rock musician Nash Overstreet (Hot Chelle (shel) Rae) is 28. Actor Alex D. Linz is 25.