MARCH 25, 2014
Smithfield's Bria Kelly wins battle round on 'The Voice'
Smithfield's Bria Kelly sang Janis Joplin’s “Piece of My heart” and blasted her way into the next round of NBC's ‘The Voice.’ She sang against Tess Boyer, a former cheerleader for the St. Louis Rams. Adam Levine admitted he’s terrified of Team Usher because of Bria’s talent.
'Dancing with the Stars' Sends Home Two Pairs
Two celebrity dancers were booted from 'DWTS' last night. Charlie White, James Maslow and Meryl Davis all tied at 25 points. Billy Dee Williams again earned 15. Diana Nyad and Sean Avery are out. Next week, viewer tweets will switch the pros and partners for a week.
Jimmy Fallon off to fast start on 'Tonight'
David Letterman’s late-night crown is aging. Jimmy Fallon is averaging 4.2 million viewers per night to Jimmy Kimmel's 2.8 million. Letterman is last place with 2.7 million. Fallon is drawing the advertiser coveted 18-to-49 demographic. The best clips are put on YouTube.
Judge Joe Brown Arrested After Throwing Courtroom Tantrum
Judge Joe Brown was charged with contempt of court in Shelby County, Tennessee yesterday. He was representing a woman in a child support case. He yelled & challenged the judge’s authority. He was briefly detained, but released. His show was canceled last year.
Mary J. Blige to sing at Kim Kardashian's wedding
Kanye West wants Mary J. Blige to perform her 1997 hit 'Everything' at his wedding to Kim Kardashian. The couple will marry in France this spring. They are licensing their wedding photos for sale and will record the event for 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians.'
Rihanna to be honored with CFDA Fashion Icon award
Rihanna earned an icon award at the American Music Awards last year. Now she's receiving a similar honor from the fashion world. She will receive the Pop Culture Fashion Icon award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America June 2 at Lincoln Center in NY.
'Breakfast Club' detention would have taken place 30 years ago
Yesterday was the 30th anniversary of ‘The Breakfast Club. The coming-of-age comedy was released in 1985, but the story took place on March 24, 1984. It starred Molly Ringwald, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, Emilio Estevez, Anthony Michael Hall, and the late Paul Gleason.
Stacy Keibler confirms pregnancy rumors with 'bun in the oven' picture
Stacy Keibler has a bun in the oven. The 34-year-old model confirmed the news via Instagram and Twitter, posting a picture of a "bun in the oven." She captioned it "A Bun'dle of love!" She married tech entrepreneur Jared Pobre 2 weeks ago after 8 months of dating.
Aniston says she won't let tabloids steal her joy
Jennifer Aniston says she enjoys being close to friends and doesn’t pay attention to the hype in gossip tabloids. She says it can be toxic to a career. She prefers to be humble and grateful for the success she’s had and is still working. She recently turned 45.
Maria Menounos Leaves Extra Co-Host Position To "Explore Other Options"
Maria Menounos is leaving TV tabloid show 'Extra'. She has worked on Extra, alongside Mario Lopez, for 2 years. Producers say it was her decision not to renew her contract. She has a show on Oxygen Network, and was featured in wrestling matches for WWE.
50 Cent Releases Brand New Track 'Pilot'
50 Cent has debuted a new track in anticipation of "Animal Ambition", his upcoming album to be released June 3. Be warned: The track, called "Pilot," is explicit & filled with profanity. This will mark 50 Cent's first independent album following his departure from Interscope.
Cheech and Chong announce first official film together in over 30 years
Comedy duo Cheech and Chong have announced their first film together in over three decades. The two go to a marijuana festival called the Burning Joint. Their last movie was 1983’s Still Smokin’, the sequel to Up In Smoke.
Sean Combs Reverts Back To Puff Daddy For New Album
Hip-hop mogul Sean Combs is returning to his roots as Puff Daddy as he prepares to release a new album. He made the change on Monday as he announced the release of his sixth album. It’s expected to hit shelves later this year.
LeAnn Rimes' jaw popped out of place mid-performance in Oklahoma
LeAnn Rimes apologized to Oklahoma fans for an abrupt end to her Saturday concert -- her jaw popped out of place. She couldn’t hear out of her left ear. Rimes suffers from TMJ, a joint disorder connecting the lower jaw to the skull. Her dentist has to frequently reset it.
Man Arrested After Caught by Kim Kardashian Trespassing at Kris Jenner's House
Kim Kardashian saw a man peering through the windows at Kris Jenner’s house over the weekend. Police caught him 2 blocks away. He claimed he was Kendall Jenner's boyfriend and Justin Bieber's stepbrother. He was taken into custody and put on a psychiatric hold.
Rick Ross buys expensive watches for album’s collaborators
When his album “Mastermind” hit number one on the charts, Rick Ross bought each of his closest boys an expensive watch to celebrate. He hit up a jeweler in NYC last week and dropped $250k on 6 watches. Among the recipients: DJ Khaled, Meek Mill and Wale.
RHOBH, minus 2, in Lady Gaga’s music video
The "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" did a cameo in Lady Gaga's new music video. Brandi Glanville and Joyce Giraud were absent from the video, "G.U.Y." They had previous commitments. The Housewives show up pretending to play musical instruments.
Today's Birthdays: Feminist activist and author Gloria Steinem is 80. Singer Aretha Franklin is 72. Actor Paul Michael Glaser is 71. Singer Elton John is 67. Actress Brenda Strong is 54. Actress Marcia Cross is 52. Actress Sarah Jessica Parker is 49. Former MLB All-Star pitcher Tom Glavine is 48. Auto racer Danica Patrick is 32. Actress-singer Katharine McPhee is 30. Singer Jason Castro ("American Idol") is 27. Rap DJ/producer Ryan Lewis is 26.