The HollyWooWoo Report
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band to play Virginia Beach in April
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will play at Farm Bureau Live for the first time April 12. Va Beach resident Jake Clemons, nephew of the late Clarence Clemons, is joining the band on its US tour. Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 21.
LA newscaster apologizes for black actor mix-up
A Los Angeles newscaster has apologized to Samuel L. Jackson. He confused him with fellow actor Laurence Fishburne during a live TV interview. Jackson said, “we may be all black and famous but we don't all look alike." Reporter Sam Rubin apologized to anyone offended.
Julia Roberts' family mourning half-sister's death from possible overdose
The Los Angeles County coroner's office is investigating the death of Julia Roberts' 37-year-old half-sister. Nancy Motes was found dead in a Los Angeles home Sunday afternoon. She was dog-sitting for a friend. She is the younger sister of actors Julia and Eric Roberts.
Kanye West 'College Dropout' 10th Anniversary
Kanye West went on Twitter yesterday to thank fans for supporting him over ten years. Monday marked the 10th anniversary of his debut album The College Dropout. He pointedly thanked his fans for fueling his journey from Chicago State University dropout to Yeezus.
Bruce Jenner sporting female hairdo, shaved Adam’s Apple
Bruce Jenner was out near L.A. yesterday. He was filming a new episode of ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians.’ He has a new, shaved Adam's Apple and a popular woman's hair style. It goes from dark at the root to light at the end, matching Khloe and Kylie's hairdos.
U2, Timberlake, Obama to appear on new Fallon show
Jimmy Fallon is premiering the Tonight Show next week with superstar talent. His guest list includes Will Smith, U2, Justin Timberlake, first lady Michelle Obama, Will Ferrell, Bradley Cooper, Kristen Wiig, Jerry Seinfeld, Lady Gaga, Arcade Fire and Tim McGraw.
Fred Armisen to lead 8G band on Meyers' 'Late Night'
Fred Armisen will lead the band when Seth Meyers takes over NBC's "Late Night." He will handle vocals and guitar for "Late Night's" 8G Band. He also stars in IFC comedy series "Portlandia." "Late Night" returns Feb. 24. 8G refers to the studio they’ll be in.
Lea Michele Releases Corey Monteith Tribute Track 'You're Mine'
Glee's Lea Michele unveiled her latest single 'You're Mine' on Monday. She said the song was one of Corey Monteith's favorite's off her new album. The album 'Louder' is out March 4th. She is also releasing a new book, which is "part memoir, part how-to, & part style guide."
Shayne Lamas Remains Hospitalized After Miscarriage
Actress & Bachelor 12th season winner Shayne Lamas suffered a miscarriage Sunday night. Husband Nik Richie discovered her collapsed at their Orange County home. She was 16 weeks into her pregnancy. She is in the hospital recovering. Their daughter is age 2.
Suge Knight under investigation for threats against pot store employee
Police were summoned Sunday to an L.A. marijuana dispensary. Suge Knight reportedly was in a heated exchange with an employee. He thought he was making a promotional appearance and wanted pay and product. He allegedly made felony criminal threats.
Chris Kattan Blames 'Exhaustion' For Dui Arrest
Comedian Chris Kattan blames exhaustion for his DUI arrest yesterday. He was pulled in Van Nuys after cops spotted his vehicle weaving all over the road. It hit another car from behind. He blames jet lag from a 15-hour flight. He’s due in court the first week of March.
David Cassidy’s wife to file for divorce
David Cassidy's wife will file for divorce this morning, ending their 23-year marriage. He has been arrested multiple times for DUI and is currently in rehab. The couple has been together 28 years and have an adult son, Beau, 23. They separated 4 months ago.
Sold Out Kanye West Sneakers being auctioned on eBay
Kanye West’s Air Yeezy II Red October sneakers quietly went on sale on Nike's website on Sunday. The $245 shoes were snapped up by fans within 15 minutes. Some are being auctioned on eBay. The shoes are his last for Nike…he has signed with rival Adidas.
Kimmel to reveal SI Swimsuit Issue cover
The 50th anniversary cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue will be revealed on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." The identity of the 2014 cover model will be unveiled on Thursday's edition of the program. The cover model will be a guest on the show next Monday.
Hillary Clinton though Monica Lewinsky was a “narcissistic loony toon”
Excerpts from a diary compiled by Hillary Clinton friend Diane Blair have been released. Blair was a Univ. of Arkansas political science professor. She died in 2000. She noted Hillary was strong & supportive, and considered Monica Lewinsky a “narcissistic loony toon.”
Today's Birthdays: Actress Tina Louise (Ginger in Gilligan’s Island) is 80. Actor Burt Reynolds is 78. Bandleader Sergio Mendes is 73. Rhythm-and-blues singer Otis Clay is 72. Singer Sheryl Crow is 52. Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is 50. Actress Jennifer Aniston is 45. Actor Damian Lewis is 43. Singer D'Angelo is 40. Singer-actress Brandy is 35. Actor Matthew Lawrence is 34. Rhythm-and-blues singer Kelly Rowland is 33. Singer Aubrey O'Day is 30. Actress Q'orianka (kohr-ee-AHN'-kuh) Kilcher is 24. Actor Taylor Lautner is 22.