May 2 2014
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 - Only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. Peter Parker runs the gauntlet as the mysterious company Oscorp sends up a slew of supervillains against him, impacting on his life. Stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, and Sally Field. (PG-13)
'American Idol' Results: No More 'Save' for Sam Woolf as Top 5 Chose Elimination
Sam Woolf couldn't dodge elimination again on "American Idol." He was voted off the show last night. The finalists were told he could stay & have a double-elimination next week. They chose to send him home. Keith Urban was the musical performer, singing "Good Thing".
Chris Brown to Spend More Time in Jail, Judge Orders
Chris Brown attended a hearing yesterday on his probation violation. His attorney, Mark Geragos, has filed a motion to seek his release. The motion will be considered at a May 9 hearing. He remains in custody in Los Angeles. He’s been jailed since March 14.
Young and the Restless Leads Daytime Emmy Nominations
The nominees for the 41st Daytime Emmys were announced yesterday. The Young and the Restless scored 26 nods. The Bold and the Beautiful received 18, followed by General Hospital with 16. The Awards take place June 22 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.
Prince William Grubs on Nachos at Chicago's O'Hare Airport
Prince William & Prince Harry are close by this weekend. They are attending the wedding of nightclub entrepreneur & friend Guy Pelly in Memphis tomorrow. William made a stop in Chicago, ordered chicken nachos and chicken wings, & dined in a private Swiss Air Lounge.
NAACP L.A. director resigns over Sterling award
Leon Jenkins has quit his post as president of the L.A. chapter of the NAACP. He chose to resign, rather than be forced out. The chapter was preparing to present Donald Sterling an award for promoting civil rights. Jenkins admitted causing the chapter “negative exposure.”
Michael Jackson & Justin Timberlake Duet Arrives Online
The Michael Jackson-Justin Timberlake duet "Love Never Felt So Good" has hit the Web. JT shared the news to his 32 million followers on Twitter. The message included a link to the song. Jackson’s posthumous “Xscape” album will see release May 13.
Tony Parker and fiancée Axelle Francine welcome their first child
Tony Parker and fiancée Axelle Francine welcomed their first child Wednesday. The baby is a boy, and the new parents have named him Josh. Tony plays basketball for the San Antonio Spurs. He was previously married to actress Eva Longoria from 2007-2011.
Rihanna Dominates iHeartRadio Awards
Rihanna won 4 iHeartRadio Music Awards, including Artist of the Year. Pharrell Williams was honored with the Innovator Award, and performed a medley of his hits. Other winners included Avicii, Austin Mahone, Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, and Imagine Dragons.
A concious coupling: Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin reunite for romantic dinner
Gwyneth Patlrow and Chris Martin appear to be doing their utmost to remain friends. Last night, the former couple, who have 2 children together, enjoyed dinner at celebrity eatery Giorgio Baldi in Los Angeles. Afterward, they slipped out back and left. Gwyneth drove.
T.I., Game Face Off Against LAPD After Fight
Rappers T.I. and Game were involved in a standoff with L.A. Police Wednesday after a fight involving their friends at a club. The friends were denied entry, & battled with security. T.I. cautioned his crew to keep their distance from police. He said, “we got good lawyers.”
Glee’s Naya Rivera Dropped From Record Label
The hits keep coming for Naya Rivera. And not the good kind. The former Glee actress has been dropped from her record label. She was one of the first Glee stars to land a solo record deal, signing with Columbia Records in 2011. Big Sean called off their engagement in April.
Hot in Cleveland Renewed for Season 6
Betty White has the magic touch. TV Land has renewed Hot In Cleveland for Season 6. The series' 100th episode tapes today. Both TV Land and the show’s producers call the chemistry between the cast “instant magic.” The series premiered in 2010.
Queen Latifah to Star as Blues Icon Bessie Smith for HBO
HBO has tapped Queen Latifah to star as blues icon Bessie Smith in its newest biopic. Smith overcame personal hardships to become one of the most critically acclaimed performers of the 1920s and '30s. Queen Latifah will also serve as a producer.
L'Wren Scott memorial service to take place in Manhattan
Fashion industry insiders will gather today for a private memorial service for late designer L'Wren Scott. The service is at St. Batholomew's Church in Manhattan. The late designer passed away in March. No word if longtime partner Mick Jagger will be there.
Selena Gomez Is Selling Her Tarzana Home
Selena Gomez she has put her Tarzana, California home on the market. She bought the six-bedroom property in 2011 for just over $2 million. Now she's moving out and has put it up for sale for $3.5 million. She recently bought a new mansion in Calabasas, California.
Lisa Marie Presley ends concert tour due to back pain
Lisa Marie Presley has backed out of her remaining concert dates. She is enduring serious back trouble. Her doctor ordered her to pull the plug because her gyrating on stage could further the damage. She'll reschedule the canceled concerts for sometime next year.
Today's Birthdays: Singer Engelbert Humperdinck is 78. Actress-activist Bianca Jagger is 69. Singer Lesley Gore is 68. Rock singer Lou Gramm (Foreigner) is 64. Actress Christine Baranski is 62. Wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne Johnson (AKA The Rock) is 42. Soccer player David Beckham is 39. Actress Jenna Von Oy is 37. Actress Ellie Kemper is 34. Actor Robert Buckley is 33. Actor Gaius (GY'-ehs) Charles is 31. Pop singer Lily Rose Cooper is 29. Actress Kay Panabaker is 24.