Monday, March 17, 2014
DWTS Season 18 (and 9th year) returns tonight on ABC.
'Peabody & Sherman' tops box office
Street racers couldn't catch a time-traveling dog and his son at the multiplex this weekend. "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" ruled the box office, earning $21m. "300: Rise of an Empire" dropped to second place with $19m. "Need for Speed" opened in third with $17.8m.
Chris Brown returns to court today after rehab dismissal
Chris Brown is facing a court hearing today over why he was kicked out of rehab. He spent the weekend in jail after his dismissal from a Malibu treatment facility for violating its rules. He had been in rehab since November for anger management and bi-polar issues.
Nine Inch Nails & Soundgarden To Tour Together, coming to VA Beach
Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden have become the latest rock supergroups to plan a summer tour. They will hit the road for 23 dates in July and August. They will be in VA Beach Aug 5. Both released successful albums on the same date – March 8, 2004.
Tyler, the Creator arrested at SXSW for inciting riot
Rapper Tyler, the Creator was arrested by Austin police at the SXSW Music Festival. He was performing at Scoot Inn. It had reached its capacity of 999 people. He told fans outside to push their way in. One security guard was punched in the face by a member of the crowd.
Lady Gaga defends vomiting on stage
Lady Gaga has defended her SXSW performance against bulimia claims after artist Millie Brown “tossed her cookies” on her during her rendition of 'Swine'. Gaga called it art. Demi Lovato - who struggled with bulimia - accused Gaga of ''glamorizing'' the eating disorder.
Oprah Winfrey to sell Harpo Studios in Chicago
Oprah Winfrey is selling Harpo Studios in Chicago to a developer. She filmed "The Oprah Winfrey Show" at the studio from 1990 to 2011. She will receive $32m for the property. She’ll lease it for 2 years to produce programming for OWN. About 200 people work there.
Juan Pablo Galavis, Nikki Ferrell enjoy sun-filled getaway
Bachelor star Juan Pablo Galavis and Nikki Ferrell were spotted on vacation in the Dominican Republic. They walked hand-in-hand along the beach and took a dip in the ocean before having to leave the area. Too many fans of the show were coming up to them.
David Brenner, frequent 'Tonight' guest, dies
David Brenner, a guest & substitute host on the original Tonight Show more than 150 times, died in his NYC home Saturday at age 78 after battling cancer. He revealed had Johnny Carson retired in the early 80s, he would have been the next host. Carson retired in 1992.
Johnny Depp And Amber Heard Throw Intimate Engagement Bash
Johnny Depp & Amber Heard celebrated their engagement Friday night by throwing an intimate party. The couple were joined by guests at the luxurious Carondelet House. The invitations were in a black envelope with the initials 'A' and 'J,' with a golden ticket inside.
Rihanna and Drake are dating exclusively
Rihanna and Drake have decided to give their relationship another go. They had a brief fling in 2009. They have been together at his tour stops across Europe. Reps say there are happy with each other, and he treats her with the highest respect. Drake is 27, Rihanna is 26.
Miley Cyrus In Studio To Record Beatles Cover With The Flaming Lips
Miley Cyrus will join The Flaming Lips to cover The Beatles’ ‘Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds.’ Frontman Wayne Coyne posted an Instagram photo Friday of Cyrus rolling a joint in a recording studio. The song is expected to be on the Flaming Lips next album.
Miley Cyrus Shows Off Tattooed Lip
Miley Cyrus has a new tattoo - on the inside of her lower lip. She posted photos of her new crying cat ink on Instagram, pulling down her lip to show off the yellow and black tattoo. Last year, she had Rolling Stone magazine's logo tattooed on the soles of her feet.
Jennifer Hudson Parts Ways With Weight Watchers
Jennifer Hudson has ended her partnership with Weight Watchers after 4 years. She lost over 80 pounds over the 4 years by following Weight Watchers' calorie-counting system. She is devoting more time to many new projects and lots of new music.
Wayne Knight Is Alive! 'Seinfeld' Actor Tweets To Quash Death Hoax
Wayne Knight is not dead. The 58 year-old actor was the latest target of an internet death hoax. Knight, best known as Newman in 'Seinfeld', took to twitter to announce he is alive and well. The report, claiming he died in a car crash, was posted on a fake TMZ website.
Chris Pine Pleads Guilty to DUI
Chris Pine pleaded guilty in a New Zealand court to drunken driving. He was fined $93 New Zealand dollars ($79 US) and had his New Zealand driver's license suspended 6 six months. Police pulled him over early on March 1 after he'd attended a movie completion party.
Madonna Dresses Up in 'Game of Thrones' Costume for Jewish Holiday
Madonna uploaded a photo of her wearing a costume from popular fantasy series "Game of Thrones." She wore the costume to celebrate the Jewish holiday Purim. Madonna was raised a Roman Catholic, but converted into Kabbalah in the 1990s. Her Hebrew name is Esther.
Jenny McCarthy Gets Blasted On Twitter For Controversial Vaccination Views
Jenny McCarthy has felt the wrath of Twitter after being criticized for not vaccinating her children. She believes a vaccination in 2005 was responsible for her son’s autism. One Twitter post asked her, “are you upset you were given a vaccine that suppresses talent?"
Today's Birthdays: Rock musician Paul Kantner (Jefferson Starship) is 73. Actor Patrick Duffy (Dallas) is 65. Actor Kurt Russell is 63. Actor Gary Sinise is 59. Actor Actor Rob Lowe is 50. Rock singer Billy Corgan is 47. Soccer player Mia Hamm is 42. Rock musician Caroline Corr (The Corrs) is 41. Rapper Swifty (D12) is 39. Actress Natalie Zea (zee) is 39. Actress Brittany Daniel is 38. Actress Eliza Hope Bennett is 22.