The HollyWooWoo Report
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Judge Judy files suit against Connecticut lawyer
Judge Judy has filed a lawsuit against a Connecticut personal-injury lawyer. She alleges he used her image without authorization in advertisements. Judith Sheindlin has starred in "Judge Judy" for 18 years. Any money she wins will go to her college scholarships program.
'Jeopardy!' champ Chu unseated after 12-day run by W&M graduate
"Jeopardy!" champ Arthur Chu was defeated by W&M alumna Diana Peloquin of Ann Arbor, Mich. Chu finished third on last night’s show. He had reigned for 12 days. His total winnings were $297,200. A decade ago, Ken Jennings won 74 consecutive games, earning $2.5M.
American Idol Goes to the Movies
American Idol headed to Tinseltown in Week 3, with the Top 11 performing movie soundtracks. Caleb Johnson (Adele’s "Skyfall") and Jena Irene (Paramore's "Decode") were the standouts. Whoever is eliminated tonight won’t join the top 10 on Idol’s summer tour.
Rick Ross Earns No.1 Album With 'Mastermind' On Billboard 200
Rick Ross's sixth album ‘Mastermind’ outperformed Pharrell's 'G I R L' to take over the top of the Billboard 200. It’s his 5th No.1 album. Only 2010's 'Teflon Don' missed out on No.1. Pharrell's 'G I R L' has fallen to the second position.
Stacy Kiebler Pregnant
Stacy Kiebler is reportedly pregnant with her first child. She and tech entrepreneur Jared Pobre married in a secret ceremony last Saturday in Mexico. No word yet on the gender or when it’s due. The couple have been together 5 years. Stacy is 34.
Robin Thicke parties with Leonardo DiCaprio
Robin Thicke headed to DBA nightclub in West Hollywood with Leonardo DiCaprio and friends on Monday. The occasion was his 37th birthday. The group drank tequila pineapples, Amstel light beer and Cristal champagne. No girls were allowed in their booth.
Too much partying? Robin Thicke Scraps Another Gig Over Vocal Problems
Robin Thicke was forced to pull out of a concert in Ontario Tuesday night due to a recurring vocal problem. He postponed the first 3 shows of his Blurred Lines Tour last month. He was scheduled to perform in Detroit last night. The Ontario gig is rescheduled to July 26.
South By Southwest swag blamed for airport delays
Swag given to attendees of the South By Southwest festival are setting off airport security alarms. The baggage must be individually screened. TSA suggests promotional materials be packed in carry-on bags and placed in a bin at the security checkpoint for faster screening.
Demi Lovato Battling Respiratory Infection
Demi Lovato is battling respiratory infection in the middle of her "Neon Lights" tour. She has been to a doctor, and is recovering. She went ahead with her show in Long Island. She started the tour in early February, and has 11 more stops before heading to South America.
Lawyer: Bieber should return to Fla. for questions
A lawyer wants Justin Bieber to return to South Florida so he can ask more questions about Selena Gomez. Attorney Mark DiCowden says she was at previous altercations between Bieber and photographers. He wants a judge to order Bieber to return within 30 days.
Pharrell Williams Creating 'G I R L' Fragrance
Pharrell is set to make a new fragrance for men and women called 'Girl', after his latest album. He is partnering with a Japanese designer. The new scent will be in stores by Sept. Pharrell is a producer, rapper, singer-songwriter and musician, and has a clothing brand.
'The Big Bang Theory' is here to stay
The Big Bang Theory is here to stay ... for at least three more years. CBS has made a renewal pact with Warner Bros. TV to extend the series 3 more seasons. The Big Bang Theory is in its seventh season. The show is the number-one comedy.
Kate Upton named the new face of fashion retailer Express
Kate Upton can now add spokeswoman to her long list of accomplishments. The 21-year-old model has joined fashion retailer Express as its new ad spokesperson. She'll host the brand's spring runway show at The Raleigh hotel in Miami Beach tonight.
Keys, Pharrell, Lamar team up for 'Spider-Man 2'
Alicia Keys, Kendrick Lamar & Pharrell Williams perform on ‘It's On Again,’ the lead song on the Spider-Man 2 soundtrack. The album's out April 22. Keys & Williams wrote the track alongside K-Dot & Hans Zimmer. Keys says, “There's a little bit of a super hero in all of us."
Floyd Mayweather under investigation for brutal attack on 2 workmen
Floyd Mayweather allegedly orchestrated a savage attack on two employees he suspected of stealing his jewelry. The two men had been hired to work on Floyd's Vegas homes. They were badly injured. Both are adamant they never took anything & have retained a lawyer.
Joan Rivers Auctioning Off Connecticut Property Possessions
Joan Rivers is clearing out the Connecticut mansion she sold last year. She is auctioning off everything from furniture to fine art. She has listed more than 150 items for Christie's auction house in New York. The sale is April 1 and 2nd.
Today's Birthdays: Jazz musician Roy Haynes is 89. Singer-songwriter Neil Sedaka is 75. Actor William H. Macy is 64. Comedian Robin Duke is 60. Actress Glenne Headly is 59. Actress Dana Delany is 58. Rock musician Adam Clayton (U2) is 54. Jazz musician Terence Blanchard is 52. Actor Christopher Collet is 46. Rock musician Matt McDonough (Mudvayne) is 45. Actress Annabeth Gish is 43. Actress Tracy Wells is 43. Rapper-actor Common is 42. Rapper Khujo (Goodie Mob, The Lumberjacks) is 42. Singer Glenn Lewis is 39. Actor Danny Masterson is 38. Actor Noel Fisher is 30. Actor Emile Hirsch is 29.