May 1, 2014
Miley Cyrus postpones 2 more concert dates
Miley Cyrus has postponed two more concert dates, this time in Europe. Symptoms from a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics have returned and doctors will not allow her to travel. Dates in Amsterdam and Antwerp, Belgium have been pushed back to June.
'American Idol': Five, for fighting
The remaining 5 finalists on American Idol sang 2 songs each selected by fans. Jason Mraz was a guest mentor. Caleb Johnson owned the audience with a cover of Whitesnake's "Still of the Night". It was an off night for Sam, who struggled with his choices.
Oprah Winfrey Mulling Bid to Buy the Los Angeles Clippers
Oprah Winfrey is worth an estimated $2.9 billion. She owns a fledgling cable network. She now has her eye on the Los Angeles Clippers. Her partners are entertainment mogul David Geffen and businessman Larry Ellison. They would manage the team, she would invest.
Jennifer Lopez's New Single 'First Love' Leaks in Full
Jennifer Lopez's "First Love" has unexpectedly arrived online. The track is confirmed as the latest single from her yet-to-be-tiled album out June 17. The upbeat love song features Lopez singing about finding her Mr. Right.
Rob Ford to get treatment after latest rant in race for Toronto mayor
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is going into treatment to "deal with his issues." He’s in the middle of a re-election campaign. Monday night, a Toronto bar patron recorded him ranting and cussing about a political opponent. His team is urging him to stay in the race.
Justin Bieber wins court case against bodyguard, greets fans outside hotel
Justin Bieber parted a sea of fans as he arrived at his hotel in New York yesterday. Hours earlier, he won a court case filed by a Miami photographer, who claimed he was attacked by Bieber’s bodyguard. Justin popped out of the top of the SUV, shook hands & blew kisses.
Jennifer Lawrence named FHM's 'Sexiest Woman in the World'
Jennifer Lawrence has been named the 'Sexiest Woman in the World' by readers of FHM magazine. She beat out Rihanna, Mila Kunis and Scarlett Johansson, among other beauties. Kunis led the top 100 list last year, but dropped down to 6th.
George Clooney proposed to Amal Alamuddin with a 7-carat diamond ring
George Clooney proposed to fiancee Amal Alamuddin with a diamond estimated at 7 carats. The couple dined with Cindy Crawford and her husband Randy Gerber in Santa Barbara last weekend. He got down on one knee to propose. Her law film confirmed the engagement.
'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' actor Hoskins dies at 71
Actor Bob Hoskins has died at age 71 of pneumonia. He was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2012. He’s best known as the detective in the live animation film `Who Framed Roger Rabbit.' The 1988 film was a huge global success that won three Oscars.
Pharrell's Hit Track 'Happy' Was Originally Recorded By Cee Lo Green
One of Pharrell's most successful singles nearly fell into the hands of someone else. 'Happy' was originally performed by Cee Lo Green. Cee Lo’s producers were focused on his album at the time, & passed the song on to Pharrell. It was used in the movie “Despicable Me 2.”
Paul Walker’s estate selling 30 cars
Paul Walker's famous car collection is up for sale. The estate will not use Paul's name in connection with the sale. His exotic car shop, Always Evolving, is working with the estate to organize the sale. About 30 cars will be available. The sales are thru high end brokers.
Mariah Carey Announces New Album's Title and Release Date
Mariah Carey’s new album is titled "Me. I Am Mariah... The Elusive Chanteuse". The long-delayed record was formerly known as "The Art of Letting Go." It’s set to hit stores May 27. Fans can pre-order on iTunes now. She has a 1-minute clip on YouTube.
Dolce and Gabbana sentenced in Italian tax-fraud case
Fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana were sentenced in Milan to a suspended 18-month jail term. They were convicted in a long-running tax-fraud case. They created fictitious companies in Luxembourg to dodge corporate tax rates in Italy.
Barbara Walters: guest hosts to rotate in June and July
Barbara Walters confirmed yesterday Jenny McCarthy, Sherri Shepherd & Whoopi Goldberg are returning to The View. Guest hosts will rotate in June & July, including men. She and co-producer Bill Geddie will select her replacement. They want to add a conservative voice.
Elton John To Ring In 2015 Onstage In New York
Elton John will ring in 2015 onstage in New York City. He’ll perform at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn. Billy Joel played there New Year’s Eve last year. Elton is currently entertaining fans in Las Vegas in his show titled Million Dollar Piano. He’ll be there the rest of the year.
Syfy Greenlights 'Sharknado 3'
Sharknado 3" is officially happening. Syfy has ordered a follow-up to the yet-to-be-released "Sharknado 2: The Second One." The third movie is eyed for a 2015 premiere. The second installment is scheduled to premiere Wednesday, July 30, and is set in New York City.
Today's Birthdays: Singer Judy Collins is 75. Actor Stephen Macht is 72. Singer Rita Coolidge is 69. Pop singer Nick Fortuna (The Buckinghams) is 68. Actor-director Douglas Barr is 65. Actor Dann Florek is 63. Singer-songwriter Ray Parker Jr. is 60. Hall of Fame jockey Steve Cauthen is 54. Actress Maia Morgenstern is 52. Country singer Wayne Hancock is 49. Actor Charlie Schlatter is 48. Country singer Tim McGraw is 47. Rock musician Johnny Colt is 46. Rock musician D'Arcy is 46. Movie director Wes Anderson is 45. Actress Julie Benz is 42. Actor Bailey Chase is 42. Country singer Cory Morrow is 42. Gospel/rhythm-and-blues singer Tina Campbell (Mary Mary) is 40. Actor Darius McCrary is 38. Actor Jamie Dornan (Film: "Fifty Shades of Grey") is 32. Actress Kerry Bishe is 30.