Celebrities & Entertainment Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Chase’s Calendar of Events:
United States: Income Tax Pay Day
National Library Workers Day
National That Sucks Day
National Take a Wild Guess Day A year ago today: two bombs packed with nails and other lethal metal shards exploded at the Boston Marathon finish line, killing two women and an 8-year-old boy and injuring more than 260 people. This year’s race will be run next Monday, on Patriot’s Day.
In 1850, the city of San Francisco was incorporated (164 years old) Smithfield’s Bria Kelly set to sing on 'The Voice' tonight
Smithfield singer Bria Kelly will perform tonight on NBC’s 'The Voice.' The episode is expected to wrap up the playoff round. "Team Usher" currently has five singers. After this round, there will only be three. The show is being cut down to the final dozen. Keys for Gabby and Plaxico, but nothing yet for superstar Pharrell
Va Beach city officials plan to honor hometown star Pharrell Williams – “when the opportunity is right.” They awarded keys to the city to Olympian Gabby Douglas, & football star Plaxico Burress. Pharrell’s latest hit is considered an international anthem to happiness. 'DWTS' Recap: Shocking Elimination and Perfect Score on Disney Night
Cody Simpson was unexpectedly sent home in the fifth week of 'DWTS,' while James Maslow earned the first perfect score of the season. Celebrity contestants danced Disney-themed numbers. Season 9 champion Donny Osmond returned as a guest judge. Taylor Swift surprises fan at bridal shower
Taylor Swift traveled to Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday to attend a fan's bridal shower. Gena Gabrielle had sent an invitation. She was shocked when Taylor showed up. They previously met at a meet-&-greet. Taylor gave her a KitchenAid mixer and Le Creuset cookware. Ultimate Warrior had a bad heart, according to autopsy
The Ultimate Warrior died from a massive heart attack, according to the medical examiner. He had heart disease. Neither drugs nor alcohol were directly involved. He died April 8 outside an Arizona hotel. His lawyers are suing to stop knockoff merchandise sales. Turnabout: Ice Cube now says comments about Paul Walker were misconstrued
Ice Cube says he was not taking a shot at Paul Walker when he griped about losing to him at the MTV Movie Awards. He claims his words were misinterpreted. Social media turned up the heat for his comments. He tweeted, “I would never diss the actors who won.” Miley Cyrus gives back new puppy: 'It's too soon'
Miley Cyrus' mother, Tish, gifted her a new puppy. But Miley has decided to give him away. She Tweeted, "thank you for giving me so much love, comfort, & peace. It's just too soon for me right now." She gave him to a friend. Her former pet “Floyd” died April 1. Jennifer Hudson Drops Sexy New Track 'Walk It Out' Ft. Timbaland
Jennifer Hudson has returned with a new single titled "Walk It Out". It features guest vocals from Timbaland, who is also the track's co-producer. "Walk It Out" is from her forthcoming third studio album. The yet-to-be-titled set is expected to be released later this year. Alexa Ray Joel Collapses During Sold-Out Performance
Alexa Ray Joel, daughter of Billy Joel & Christie Brinkley, collapsed on stage at Café Carlyle in NY Saturday night. She was rushed to New York Presbyterian Hospital. She had a sudden drop in blood pressure. Saturday's show was the last in a 2-week run for Joel at the venue. Chris Brown Previews Collaboration With Ariana Grande 'Don't Be Gone Too Long'
Chris Brown has treated his fans to a preview of his delayed collaboration with Ariana Grande, "Don't Be Gone Too Long". It hit the web yesterday. He dances to the song in a dimly-lit room. It will be featured on his next album "X", due out May 5. Judge: Michael Jackson's mom should pay costs
A judge has ruled Michael Jackson's mother should pay more than $800,000 in trial costs to concert promoter AEG Live LLC. She claimed they hired the doctor who killed her son Michael in 2009. The court did not agree. The verdict & rulings are currently being appealed. Flavor Flav takes plea deal in Vegas battery case
Entertainer Flavor Flav has been sentenced to probation and more counseling in a Las Vegas domestic violence case. He acknowledged chasing his girlfriend’s son with a kitchen knife in Oct 2012. The family has reconciled. Up next: a speeding/no license case in Mineola, N.Y. Brad Pitt Lands Role In Afghanistan War Movie 'The Operators'
Brad Pitt will star and produce in another war film. He will portray Gen. Stanley McChrystal, former commanding general of U.S. forces in Afghanistan. McChrystal was critical of President Obama on his handling of the war. He resigned following a Rolling Stone article. Comedian Capone To Play Suge Knight
Comedian Capone is set to play former rap mogul Suge Knight in the upcoming N.W.A biopic. Rapper and N.W.A. co-founder Ice Cube recently began casting for ‘Straight Outta Compton.’ The movie will tell the story of the rap group’s rise to fame and split in 1991. Today's Birthdays: Country singer Roy Clark is 81. Rock singer-guitarist Dave Edmunds is 71. Singer Samantha Fox is 48. Olympic gold, silver and bronze medal swimmer Dara Torres is 47. Rock musician Ed O'Brien (Radiohead) is 46. Actor Flex Alexander is 44. Actor Danny Pino is 40. Actor Douglas Spain is 40. Actor Luke Evans is 35. Rock musician Patrick Carney (The Black Keys) is 34. Actor-writer Seth Rogen is 32. Actress Alice Braga is 31. Rock musician De'Mar Hamilton (Plain White T's) is 30. Actress Emma Watson is 24.