The HollyWooWoo Report
Thursday, January 9, 2014
Sandra Bullock sweeps People’s Choice Awards
Sandra Bullock reigned supreme at the People's Choice Awards, taking home 4 trophies. Favorite daytime TV host Ellen DeGeneres won for the 14th time. "Iron Man 3" and Justin Timberlake took 3 awards each. Jennifer Hudson was honored with a humanitarian award.
Justin Timberlake celebrates People's Choice Awards with a trip to Taco Bell
Most stars head to a glittery after party to celebrate in style when they have just won an award. Not Justin Timberlake. He headed straight to Taco Bell after picking up three People's Choice Awards. He posted an Instagram snap with the astounded staff.
Chris Brown Rejects Guilty Plea Deal For Washington D.C Assault
Chris Brown and his bodyguard rejected a plea deal for a Washington D.C assault case. His lawyers say Brown is not guilty. A man claims Brown & his bodyguard attacked him Oct. 27 for jumping into a picture. Both spent 2 days in jail. Trial date will be set Feb. 20.
'Saturday Night Live' Adds Black Women As Writers
"Saturday Night" is expanding its ethnic diversity off-screen as well as on. The show is adding two women of color to its writing staff. The two were part of recent auditions. Last week, the show added African-American comedian Sasheer Zamata to the cast.
Seven Suspects Arrested Following Beauty Queen's Murder
Police in Venezuela have rounded up 7 suspects linked to the murder of model and actress Monica Spear on Monday. Bandits disabled their car, then robbed and shot them. Their 5-year-old daughter survived. The attack was part of a New Year crime wave in Venezuela.
Justin Bieber And Selena Gomez Spotted On Family Camping Trip in Santa Cruz
Selena Gomez spent time with Justin Bieber and his family on a camping trip in Santa Cruz. They stayed in Chris Brown’s borrowed RV at a KOA Kampground. They jumped on a trampoline and rode Segways. They were later seen at Seascape Beach Resort.
Kelly Osbourne Calls Off Engagement
Kelly Osbourne and vegan chef Matthew Mosshart have ended their engagement after two years together. Her rep said "the split is amicable and the pair continue to have nothing but the utmost respect for one another." They met in 2011 at Kate Moss' wedding.
Beyonce And Kelly Rowland Surprise Patrons At Karaoke Bar
Beyonce and Kelly Rowland shocked a group of girls at a Miami karaoke bar when they dropped in on their party on Tuesday. Jay Z, Michelle Williams and Timbaland were ushered in to a VIP room. The singers danced and posed for pictures with the other patrons.
Lionel Richie, Mary J. added to 2014 Essence Fest
Lionel Richie, Mary J. Blige and Jill Scott are scheduled to celebrate the 20th anniversary of this year's Essence Festival. Erykah Badu, Ledisi, Charlie Wilson and Prince also will headline the event. Essence will be held July 3-6 in New Orleans.
John McVie to undergo cancer surgery next week, “will be fine”
Stevie Nicks has assured fans of Fleetwood Mac her bandmate John McVie is going to be "fine". The band was forced to scrap 14 shows after he was diagnosed with cancer in Oct. He is currently balancing treatment with gigs. He has surgery next week.
Musical Inspired By Tupac Books Opening Date
A long awaited stage show featuring the music of Tupac Shakur is set to hit Broadway June 19. ‘Holler If Ya Hear Me’ was put on hold last year due to a lack of available theatres. It will open in the Palace Theater in New York. Shakur was killed in a shooting incident in 1996.
The-Dream Departs Def Jam Records
The-Dream has parted ways with Def Jam Records, claiming he felt "underappreciated" by executives. He was with the label 6 years. He still plans to continue making music independently. The-Dream was executive vice president of the company in 2009.
He Got Game Sequel In The Works
Director Spike Lee and basketball player Ray Allen are in talks to bring a ‘He Got Game’ sequel to the big screen. Allen starred alongside Denzel Washington and Rosario Dawson in the cult 1998 movie. Lee will present a script to the original cast when it’s completed.
Ludacris has not met new baby daughter
Ludacris is in no hurry to meet his new baby daughter. It's been nearly a month since the girl was born. Tamika Fuller posted a message on Instagram, writing, "She has yet to meet her father.” Ludacris has filed legal docs saying he can only afford to pay $1,744 per month.
Rapper Shyheim Franklin In Custody After New Year's Day Hit-And-Run Death
Hip hop artist Shyheim Franklin is charged with a hit-and-run fatal accident in New York New Year’s day. He surrendered to police yesterday. He allegedly ran a stop light and hit a 29-year-old bakery worker. He has a lengthy record of gun and drug offenses.
Drake's Aaliyah Project Halted, Says Producer
The would-be Aaliyah record of unreleased tracks from the late singer is staying on the shelf -- for good, this time. Production of the posthumous album has been halted. Aaliyah’s mother does not support the project. Aaliyah died in a tragic plane crash in 2001.
Today's Birthdays: Football Hall-of-Famer Bart Starr is 80. Actress Joely Richardson is 49. Rock singer Steve Harwell (Smash Mouth) is 47. Rock singer-musician Dave Matthews is 47. Singer A.J. McLean (Backstreet Boys) is 36. Duchess Kate is 32. Pop-rock musician Drew Brown (OneRepublic) is 30. Actress Nina Dobrev is 25.