The HollyWooWoo Report
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Disney's 'Frozen' Soundtrack Reaches 6th Week At No.1
Disney's hugely successful animation film 'Frozen' is enjoying its sixth week at No.1 on the Billboard Hot 200. The film's soundtrack becomes the first album of 2014 to sell over 1 million copies. It was released in November. The home video was released Tuesday.
Stones: Mick Jagger in deep grief over loss of L’Wren Scott to suicide
The Rolling Stones say Mick Jagger is having a rough time accepting the suicide of his long-time companion L'Wren Scott. She was in financial hardship & was preparing to close her fashion company. The group has postponed its tour to October to focus on his recovery.
L'Wren Scott's Sister Wants Body Returned Home To Utah
L'Wren Scott's grieving sister is hoping to take her body home to Utah, so she can be buried beside her parents. Scott's older brother Randall is taking care of arrangements. The designer was raised in Utah by adoptive parents. Her name was Laura 'Luann' Bambrough.
Pharrell partners with U.N. for 'Happy' day
Pharrell continues to be a never-ending source of happiness. He is partnering with the United Nations Foundation to celebrate the second International Day of Happiness today. He will be spotlighting happy-themed videos on his website 24hoursofhappiness.com.
Pharrell booked to perform on SNL April 5
Anna Kendrick will make her Saturday Night Live debut April 5 alongside musical guest Pharrell. Louis C.K. will host for the second time March 29 with musical guest Sam Smith. Seth Rogen will return a third time April 12 with musical guest Ed Sheeran.
Paul Walker's Mother Files For Guardianship Of His Daughter
Paul Walker's mother Cheryl Walker has filed papers requesting guardianship of his daughter. 15-year-old Meadow's mother, Rebecca Soteros, is battling alcoholism. In his will, Walker wanted his mother to become Meadow's guardian. He died in November.
Obama to talk Obamacare on 'Ellen' today
President Obama will appear on Ellen DeGeneres’ show via satellite from the White House today. He was last on the show in 2007, when he was a senator. “Ellen” is part of the White House's pop cultural promotional tour for Obamacare.
Concert promoter sued for selling too many tickets to brokers
A New York woman claims she was ripped off by a concert promoter. Jessica Pollard says she was forced to pay exorbitant prices for a Bon Jovi show in 2010 and a Justin Bieber show in 2013. She claims AEG sold too many tickets to brokers, who jacked up prices.
Eminem And Rihanna Announce Dates For Huge 'The Monster' Concerts
Rihanna will join Eminem for a North American mini-tour of just 3 cities. They will be in New York, L.A. and Detroit in August. All are in large outdoor stadiums. They have collaborated on 3 successful songs: 'The Monster,' 'Love The Way You Lie,’ and its sequel.
Oprah Creates A New Tea
Oprah Winfrey has added tea-maker to her impressive resume. She has teamed up with Starbucks & Teavana to create a new brew. The Oprah Chai Tea includes cinnamon, ginger, cardamom and cloves, blended with loose-leaf black tea and rooibos. It’s available April 29.
Once a cheater, always a cheater: Karrueche Tran finally gets it
Karrueche Tran ended her relationship with Chris Brown because he refused to stop texting other girls. She ended things after she visited Chris in rehab. She saw his phone. It was filled with inappropriate texts from other girls. She walked out, and hasn’t seen him since.
Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady Selling Home for $50 Million
Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady are selling their home in Los Angeles' Brentwood neighborhood. The selling price is $50 million. The couple reportedly is moving out to Boston, where they will live in an equally stunning home.
Jennifer Lawrence Dances and Lip-Syncs To 'Evil Ways' In 'American Hustle
Jennifer Lawrence received an Oscar nomination for her role in 'American Hustle.' But her best work seems to be in a deleted scene Sony has released. She lip-syncs to Santana's 'Evil Ways' while vacuuming and dancing. The 4-minute clip was shot in a single take.
D'angelo To Headline James Brown Tribute
D'angelo will join Aloe Blacc and Angelique Kidjo for an upcoming all-star tribute to James Brown at the Hollywood Bowl. “Get On Up: A James Brown Celebration” will be in Los Angeles Aug 13. The show will also feature Bettye LaVette and members of Brown's band.
Today's Birthdays: Producer-director-comedian Carl Reiner is 92. Actor Hal Linden is 83. Actor William Hurt is 64. Actress Amy Aquino (ah-KEE'-noh) is 57. Movie director Spike Lee is 57. Actress Theresa Russell is 57. Actress Vanessa Bell Calloway is 57. Actress Holly Hunter is 56. Actress-model-designer Kathy Ireland is 51. Actress Jessica Lundy is 48. Actress Liza Snyder is 46. Actor Michael Rapaport is 44. Actor Alexander Chaplin is 43. Rock singer Chester Bennington (Linkin Park) is 38. Actress Bianca Lawson is 35. Rock musician Nick Wheeler (The All-American Rejects) is 32. Actor Michael Cassidy is 31.