The HollyWooWoo Report
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
In 1989 (25 years ago), the reality TV show "COPS" premiered on the Fox Network.
Goo Goo Dolls & Daughtry Team Up For Summer Tour
The Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry are teaming up for a North American tour this summer. The 37-date tour begins in June and runs to late-August. They’ll be in Virginia Beach July 6. Special guests are the Plain White T’s.
Spoilers: Nikki wins Bachelor, Andi the new Bachelorette
Bachelor Juan Pablo selected Nikki Ferrell, but he didn’t propose. He said he wasn’t ready. She did accept the rose, but didn’t get the ring. Clare Crawley left angry, essentially telling him he’s a jerk. Atlanta assistant district attorney Andi Dorfman is the new Bachelorette.
Idina Menzel's 'If/Then' off to a strong start
Adele Dazeem may be having the last laugh. The new Broadway musical starring Idina Menzel pulled in $909,000 over its first 7 previews. Her name was mangled at the Oscars by John Travolta. “A Raisin in the Sun" & Disney's new "Aladdin" are also off to a strong start.
Beyonce, Jennifer Garner, Jane Lynch join 'Ban Bossy" campaign
Is bossy a bad word? Celebrities are joining the Ban Bossy campaign to encourage girls to take on leadership roles. Included are Beyonce, Jennifer Gardner, Victoria Beckham, and Jane Lynch. BanBossy.com includes tips for girls, parents and teachers.
Lil Boosie: Prison term of the 1,000 songs
Rapper Lil Boosie says serving time in a Louisiana prison on drug charges was life changing. He held a press conference in New Orleans yesterday. He says to expect new music, a book, a film, and some collaborations. All will reflect on experiences he went through in prison.
Bieber surprises with performance during SXSW
Justin Bieber surprised a small crowd at Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden in Austin Sunday night. He performed 2 songs, dedicating "Boyfriend" to ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez. She was backstage. The music portion of South by Southwest starts today.
Kanye West and Jay Z to Perform at SXSW tomorrow night
Kanye West and Jay Z will perform a full concert tomorrow night (Wednesday) at the South by Southwest festival in Austin. Wristbands with the location will be handed out at a pop-up location at 2nd Street and Trinity Street today.
Ciara dropped $20K on an animal-themed nursery
Pregnant Ciara & fiance Future spent 20K at pricey Petit Tresor in L.A. They spent $1,800 on an 8-foot stuffed giraffe, and the balance on other stuffed animals, lion book ends and art work. Ciara was recently out shopping at another high end baby store with Kim Kardashian.
Officer sues over Whitney Houston fallout
A Beverly Hills police sergeant is suing the city. He claims he faced retaliation after reporting a detective made inappropriate remarks about Whitney Houston's body at her death scene. Sgt. Brian Weir says he was removed from assignments & denied promotions.
Fan bypasses security, sneaks behind stage at Miley Cyrus concert
An 18-year-old Miley Cyrus fan sneaked into her dressing room a day before her Omaha concert. He left a note pleading her to meet him. He then posted a Twitter message to her. He was found and detained at CenturyLink Center and cited on suspicion of trespassing.
Miley Cyrus Forced To Perform In Underwear Due To Costume Change Blunder
Miley Cyrus's gig in Milwaukee this past Sunday will be remembered for an apparent missed costume change. She had to perform the track '23' in her underwear. She explained on Twitter she wasn’t fast enough. The song was already playing. "The show must go on."
Steve Irwin's Camerman Recalls Horrific Final Moments
Crocodile hunter Steve Irwin died after being fatally stung by a stingray in 2006. His cameraman, Justin Lyons, has revealed his last moments. The stingray was 8 feet long. It stabbed wildly with its tail. Steve calmly looked up and said 'I'm dying.'"
Mark Wahlberg to be honored with the MTV Generation Award
Mark Wahlberg will receive the MTV Generation Award at this year's MTV Movie Awards. The cast of Entourage will present the award to Wahlberg at the ceremony. He was executive producer for the show, and the series was loosely based on his life. The show airs April 13.
Mo'nique Credits Family With Inspiring Weight Loss
Mo'nique is crediting her family for inspiring her to lose 82 pounds. She dropped the weight over the past year. She was motivated for the sake of her husband and children. She tells Essence.com, "in moments where you feel like you can't go any further, you can."
Elisabeth Moss Reveals Marrying Fred Armisen Was "Traumatic And Awful"
Elisabeth Moss talked to a magazine about her short marriage to Fred Armisen. She called it "extremely traumatic and awful and horrible." They filed for divorce in September 2010, barely a year after their wedding. She said, "I'm glad I didn't have kids.”
Zac Efron Confirms He Is Eager For 'High School Musical' Reunion Movie
It’s been 6 years since Zac Efron entertained Disney audiences in the 'High School Musical' trilogy. He is now 26, and would like to have a reunion with his former cast mates. He stars with Seth Rogen in the R-rated comedy 'Neighbors' May 9th.
Today's Birthdays: Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is 83. Singer Bobby McFerrin is 64. Actress Susan Richardson is 62. Recording executive Jimmy Iovine (eye-VEEN') is 61. Singer Nina Hagen is 59. Singer Lisa Loeb is 46. Singer Pete Droge is 45. Actor Terrence Howard is 45. Actor Johnny Knoxville is 43. Rock singer-musicians Benji and Joel Madden (Good Charlotte) are 35. Actor David Anders is 33. Singer LeToya is 33. Actress Thora Birch is 32. TV personality Melissa Rycroft is 31. Actor Rob Brown is 30.