The HollyWooWoo Report
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
In 1953, the Academy Awards ceremony was televised for the first time; "The Greatest Show on Earth" was named best picture.
Jagger posts tribute to companion L'Wren Scott
Mick Jagger has posted a tribute on Facebook to his late companion, L'Wren Scott. He said he is still struggling to understand her death and will never forget her. He canceled a Rolling Stones concert in Australia to fly to New York. The noted fashion designer died Monday.
Ashton Kutcher asked for Mila Kunis' father's blessing
Around Christmastime, Ashton Kutcher asked Mila Kunis' father for his blessing to marry her. He wanted to be respectful and traditional. The former 'That 70s Show' co-stars have been dating since April 2012. Friends expect a spring or early summer wedding.
Miley Cyrus' tour bus catches fire after tire explodes
One of Miley Cyrus’ tour buses caught fire en route to its latest concert stop. Her younger sister Noah posted photos on Instagram. She assured followers that no one was injured and that the Cyrus family is fine. The Bangerz tour was in New Orleans last night.
John Mayer sues dealer over alleged fake Rolexes
John Mayer spent $5m on Rolex watches, but now claims he was defrauded. He sent one to Rolex for repair. It wasn’t genuine. And neither were 6 others he bought. He’s filed suit against the dealer for a $600,000 refund. The dealer’s lawyer calls the lawsuit “meritless.”
M.I.A. Mocks NFL Lawsuit By Asking Madonna For Financial Aid
M.I.A. has asked Madonna to lend her $16m to cover the NFL fine for her finger gesture at the 2012 Super Bowl. She mockingly tweeted, "@madonna ummm ..... can i borrow 16 million?" The amount is the value of her 2 minutes on-screen, in terms of ad dollars.
'The Voice' Hires Chris Martin as Guest Mentor for Battle Rounds
Chris Martin will share some words of wisdom to "The Voice" contestants. The Coldplay frontman has been tapped to serve as a mentor for Battles: Round Two that stars March 31. He will advise contestants on vocal techniques, stage presence and tailoring song choices.
Charlie Brown, Snoopy back in 3-D 'Peanuts' movie
Good ol' Charlie Brown and Snoopy are going 3-D. "Peanuts" will hit theaters Nov. 6, 2015. It's the first full-length computer-animated film based on the comic strip that ran from 1950 to 2000. In the trailer, Charlie Brown and Snoopy have updated looks.
Police: Bieber claimed foot fracture in Miami
A Miami Police document says Justin Bieber had a foot injury when arrested Jan 23. He told officers he injured the foot skateboarding 3 months earlier. He also said he was not racing, just trying to escape paparazzi. He faces a May 5 trial date for DUI and other charges.
Steve-O Under Investigation By Texas Police Over Bridge Jump
Prankster Steve-O is facing prosecution from Texas police. He did a dangerous backflip off a bridge in the city of San Antonio as a stunt for a YouTube show. He had no idea the water was only about four feet deep. He shared a photo on Facebook. He faces a $500 fine.
Kanye West, Kim Kardashian suit against videographer gets trial date
A California judge has set a trial date of Nov. 17 for a video lawsuit filed by Kanye West and Kim Kardashian. YouTube founder Chad Hurley signed a confidentially agreement before their engagement event in San Francisco. His video appeared online.
Julianne Hough and Derek Hough to go on dancing tour across America
Julianne Hough is teaming up with brother Derek on a dance tour across the United States. They say the idea came from their fans. They plan to incorporate the audience into the show. The ‘Move Live On Tour’ will kick off May 25 in Park City, Kansas and hit 42 cities.
Cory Monteith's final film: 'McCanick'
Cory Monteith completed other roles before his sudden death last summer. One is a movie called, ‘McCanick.’ He plays a drug-addict hunted down by a narcotics detective. It debuts at the Toronto International Film Festival next month.
Tyler Perry Finds Out Father Is Not His Biological Dad
Tyler Perry has revealed the man who raised him is not his biological father. He was raised by Emmitt Perry, Sr. Tyler claims the man abused him for years. After his mother's death in 2009, Perry took a DNA test. They are not related. He’s looking for his real father.
It's no joke: Carey, Ferguson swap jobs on April Fools'
Drew Carey and Craig Ferguson are pulling an April Fools' Day switcheroo. Carey will host CBS' Late Late Show and Ferguson will give away prizes on The Price Is Right. Ferguson played Carey’s English boss on The Drew Carey Show.
Kate Gosselin and Kids Return to TLC for One-Night Special
Kate Gosselin and her kids will be back on TV for 1 night. The reality family is back with a one-hour special on TLC, more than two years after the network canceled "Kate Plus 8". The special will air in June. Jon Gosselin is omitted in a press release for the special.
Brittany Murphy's Final Film to Be Released Four Years After Her Death
Brittany Murphy's final film, ‘Something Wicked,’ will be released more than 4 years after her death. The movie will first be released April 4 in Eugene, Oregon, where the film was shot. It’s a thriller about love gone wrong. Murphy died on Dec. 20, 2009.
Today's Birthdays: Singer Ruth Pointer (The Pointer Sisters) is 68. Actress Glenn Close is 67. Film producer Harvey Weinstein is 62. Actor Bruce Willis is 59. Actress-comedian Mary Scheer is 51. Actor Connor Trinneer is 45. Rapper Bun B is 41. Rock musician Zach Lind (Jimmy Eat World) is 38. Actress Abby Brammell is 35. Actor Craig Lamar Traylor is 25.