The HollyWooWoo Report
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
James Avery was very ill at time of death
Uncle Phil was suffering from several major medical problems before he died. The death certificate for 'Fesh Prince' actor James Avery lists severe coronary heart disease, end-stage kidney disease and type-2 diabetes. He was 68, and died 7 weeks after undergoing a bypass surgery. So sad!!!
'24' returns in May with 12-episode run on Fox
Jack Bauer is back, and he's on the run in London. "24: Live Another Day" debuts with a two-hour show May 5 on Fox. Kiefer Sutherland returns to a character he played for eight seasons, from 2001 to 2010. Bauer is now a fugitive being hunted by the CIA.
Prince Secures Guest Appearance On 'New Girl' In Super Bowl Episode
Prince will guest star, as himself, on the Super Bowl episode of 'New Girl.' He interferes with the relationship of Jess and Nick. This will be the first time he has appeared on a TV comedy show. He is a huge fan of the show. It airs after the Super Bowl Feb. 2.
Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross engaged
Ashlee Simpson confirmed via Twitter Monday she is engaged to actor-musician Evan Ross, the son of Diana Ross. She is 29, he is 25. They did not say when they plan to tie the knot. Simpson has a 5-year-old son from her previous marriage to Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz.
Kanye West Scuffle Prompts Police Investigation
Kanye West is the subject of a Beverly Hills Police investigation. He and Kim Kardashian were out yesterday looking for furniture. A man yelled racial insults at them, then went into a chiropractors office. Kanye went in and hit him. A message therapist separated them.
Octomom charged with welfare fraud
Octomom has been charged with receiving $30,000 from video and personal appearances while on public assistance. Nadya Suleman has been ordered to appear for arraignment in court Friday. Prosecutors plan to ask that bail be set at $25,000. She has 14 children.
'16 and Pregnant' found to have lowered teen pregnancy rates
MTV's "16 and Pregnant" may have contributed to a decline in the national teenage birth rate. Teen births have dropped in areas where the show & its spinoffs are seen. In 2007, 42 teen girls out of every 1,000 gave birth. By 2012, it dropped to 29 out of every 1,000.
Lady Gaga's Album To Be Released In China
Lady Gaga's latest album Artpop will be released in China, three years after her tracks were banned in the country. They were considered vulgar. The Chinese Government has relented, and the album will be sold there. Gaga embarks on her Artpop Tour in May.
Jerry Seinfeld and sitcom pals tape Super Bowl commercial in old diner
Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander and Larry David were reunited at the restaurant made famous by the classic 90's sitcom. A film crew taped them inside Tom's Restaurant in new York. They were filming a commercial for the Super Bowl.
The Game In Talks To Appear On Reality Show Love & Hip Hop
Rapper The Game is in talks to join a spin-off of Love & Hip Hop. The franchise chronicles the lives of several women romantically involved with hip-hop stars. The Game previously appeared in Marrying The Game, with his former fiance Tiffney Cambridge.
Christine McVie's Fleetwood Mac Return Official
Christine McVie has officially rejoined Fleetwood Mac. Mick Fleetwood announced her return during a low-key show in Hawaii on Saturday. She was a member of the group for 28 years and left in 1998. Last year, she joined her former bandmates for two concerts in London.
Music Executives Settle With Marvin Gaye's Kids Over Blurred Lines Dispute
The battle between Marvin Gaye's kids and the music executives behind Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines hit appears to be over – Sony has settled with the family members. The family claims Thicke and his producers sampled heavily from their father's music catalogue.
Today's Birthdays: Former NAACP Chairman Julian Bond is 74. Actress Faye Dunaway is 73. Actress Holland Taylor is 71. Actor Carl Weathers is 66. Singer-producer T-Bone Burnett is 66. Movie writer-director Steven Soderbergh is 51. Actor Mark Addy is 50. Rapper Slick Rick is 49. Actress Emily Watson is 47. Actor-comedian Tom Rhodes is 47. Rapper-actor LL Cool J is 46. Actor Jason Bateman is 45. Rock singer-musician Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters) is 45. Actor Kevin Durand is 40. Actress Jordan Ladd is 39. Rock singer-musician Caleb Followill (Kings of Leon) is 32. Actor Zach Gilford is 32.