The HollyWooWoo Report
Wednesday February 26, 2014
Coldplay Surprises Fans By Dropping New Single 'Midnight'
Coldplay released a surprise single with no warning or promotion. The single 'Midnight' and music video is on their YouTube page. Chris Martin sings over a gentle electronic beat, while the band walk through a dark forest. There’s no release date yet for their 6th album.
Speed may be cause of Hayek brother's deadly crash
Los Angeles police say speed may be a factor in a deadly crash involving Salma Hayek's brother. 40-year-old Sami Hayek lost control on a curvy stretch of Sunset Boulevard Sunday afternoon. He hit a pickup truck. His ribs were broken, and his passenger was killed.
Robin Thicke Wants To Get Back Out On The Road
Robin Thicke has notified fans he will perform as scheduled tomorrow night in Washington DC. He postponed 3 concerts after news broke of his separation from his wife of 9 years, Paula Patton. He thanked fans for their well-wishes, & is ready to resume touring.
'The Bachelor' Recap: Andi bows out on her own
On The Bachelor, Juan Pablo got dumped again. Andi said she's not in love with him and left the show. She asked, "Are my standards too high?" She's doubting whether she would ever find love. Clare and Nikki will be in the finale. "The Women Tell All" airs next week.
'The Voice' Recap: Adam Levine Wins the 4-Chair Turns
The Blind Auditions continued in the second night of "The Voice" season 6. The episode ended with another 4-chair turn for Cary Laine, who sang "Better Dig Two" by The Band Perry. Adam and Usher have four singers each, while Shakira got three, and Blake got two.
Rihanna Joins Drake On Stage For Steamy Moment In Paris
Rihanna joined ex-boyfriend Drake on stage in Paris. She performed her hit track 'Pour It Up', and sang with Drake for their duet 'Take Care.’ They grinded on each other and got extremely close. Several fan videos were uploaded online.
Police videotape of Justin Bieber to become public
The public will soon be getting a new look at Justin Bieber from videotapes made by Miami Beach police when he was arrested. The State Attorney's Office said the 10 hours of video should become public this afternoon. Lawyers have asked to keep a few clips under seal.
Gabrielle Union on Being Raped at 19: 'I Hated Feeling Like a Victim'
Gabrielle Union talked about coping with a horrible experience in the past during an appearance on "The View" Tuesday. She was sexually assaulted at gunpoint while working at a shoe store at age 19. She now sees herself as a survivor, strong and independent.
Alec Baldwin To Play Newspaper Columnist On 'Law & Order' After Blasting Media
Media-hater Alec Baldwin will be playing a newspaper columnist in an episode of 'Law & Order: SVU.' He accuses the police of improperly investigating a rape case which could be a hate crime. He interferes with the crime unit's investigation. The episode airs March 19th.
The numbers are in: Britney's Vegas show is a hit
'Britney: Piece of Me' has grossed $10.9 million in just 16 shows. All 16 performances through Feb. 22 were sold out (72,000 tickets total). She’s performing in Planet Hollywood's Axis theater. The venue seats 4,600. She has 98 shows scheduled over two years.
'SNL' lines up Lena Dunham, Jim Parsons
Saturday Night Live returns from a mini-hiatus on March 1 with host Jim Parsons. Musical guest for the night will be Beck. The following week, Girls star Lena Dunham will make her SNL hosting debut on March 8. The National will also make their debut as musical guest.
Fifth Instalment Of Shrek Franchise Planned
DreamWorks Animation is developing a fifth instalment of the Shrek franchise. Shrek, which stars Mike Myers, first hit theatres in 2001 and the last film was released in 2010. A Shrek theme park attraction will open in London in 2015.
Marc Anthony discloses personal worth in child support case
Marc Anthony had to disclose his income in his child support fight with ex-wife Dayanara Torres. He earns $1.2 million every month. He gives her $28K a month and Jennifer Lopez $18,000 for their twins. Marc claims he’s worth $20.8 million ... of which $260K is in cash.
Jenna Fischer Pregnant With Second Child
Former ‘The Office’ star Jenna Fischer is pregnant. She and her husband, screenwriter Lee Kirk, are expecting their second child this summer. Their son Weston Lee was born in 2011. The couple wed in 2010 in a ceremony officiated by Survivor host Jeff Probst.
Two cast members out at RHOBH
Joyce Giraud and Carlton Gebbia reportedly won’t be back for Season 5 of "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills." They don’t have chemistry with the cast or viewers. They were clearly outsiders at the reunion show. Producers are already on the hunt for replacements.
Ghostbusters Sequel Still On After Ramis' Death
The second Ghostbusters sequel is still a go, despite the death of Harold Ramis. He had been scheduled to make a cameo appearance, along with original Ghostbusters Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd. Filming is still set to start later this year.
Michelle Rodriguez Shares Naked Photo of Her Meditating
Michelle Rodriguez shows skin in her latest Instagram post. She uploaded a photo showing her meditating in the nude Tuesday morning. She’s sitting on grass facing the Ocean. Her back is to the camera. The photo was taken in Thailand, where she's on vacation.
George Michael's latest album to be released March 18
"Symphonica," George Michael's first album in seven years, is to be released March 18. The recording was made during Michael's 2011-12 "Symphonica" concert tour of the United Kingdom and Europe. The first single will be the ballad "Let Her Down Easy."
President George W. Bush to Have First Gallery Showing
President George W. Bush will show his paintings this April at his presidential library and museum in Dallas. The former president took up the hobby after leaving office in 2009. He told a painting teacher, "There's a Rembrandt trapped in this body. Your job is to find it."
Sara Bareilles Hires Bruno Mars' Manager
Sara Bareilles has found a new manager in Brandon Creed. He handles the careers of Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson. She split from longtime manager Jordan Feldstein within days of the Jan. 26 Grammy Awards. Bareilles is currently enjoying a career upsurge.
Akon Aiming To Provide Electricity To A Million African Households
R&B star Akon has launched an environmental project in Africa to provide electricity to one million households by the end of the year. The Akon Lighting Africa campaign aims to have homes across the continent equipped with solar panels. He is on a tour across Africa.
Today's Birthdays: Singer Fats Domino is 86. Singer Michael Bolton is 61. Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is 56. Singer Erykah Badu. Rhythm-and-blues singer Rico Wade (Society of Soul) is 42. Olympic gold medal swimmer Jenny Thompson is 41. Rhythm-and-blues singer Kyle Norman (Jagged Edge) is 39. Rhythm-and-blues singer Corinne Bailey Rae is 35. Pop singer Nate Ruess (roos) (fun.) is 32. Actor Alex Heartman ("Power Rangers Samurai") is 24.