MAY 23, 2014
X-Men: Days of Future Past - The beloved characters from the original “X-Men” film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from “X-Men: First Class,” in an epic battle that must change the past – to save the future. Stars Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender, Anna Paquin, Ellen Page, Halle Berry, Jennifer Lawrence, & January Jones. (PG-13)
Blended - After a bad blind date, a man and woman find themselves stuck together at a resort for families, where their attraction grows as their respective kids benefit from the burgeoning relationship. Stars Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Bella Thorne, Kevin Nealon, Joel McHale, and Shaquille O'Neal. (PG-13)
Bria Kelly is auctioning off her guitar for a local charity
Bria Kelly has got a guitar she'd like to sell you. It bears her autograph. She is selling it on eBay to raise money for Smithfield Music, which promotes music education in the local schools. If the winner is local, she’ll deliver it in person. The auction ends May 31.
Kim Kardashian Enjoys Bachelorette Party with Friends in Paris
Kim Kardashian enjoyed a night out with her girlfriends in Paris. She and Kanye West will marry tomorrow. The meals at the Salon Chinois inside the Hotel Costes cost $400 each. Her bachelorette party was at the Eiffel Tower. They were given 15 bottles of champagne.
Katharine McPhee Files For Divorce
Katharine McPhee has filed for divorce from her estranged husband Nick Cokas. They married in 2008 & separated last year. Last fall, she was caught kissing SMASH director Michael Morris. He has since reunited with his wife, actress Mary McCormack.
Intruder Arrested After Breaking Into George Clooney's Italian Mansion
An intruder was arrested for breaking into the wine cellar of George Clooney's Italian mansion. A 29 year old Romanian man scaled the fence Wednesday. He was spotted by staff. He threatened police with a stolen bottle of wine. For now, he’s charged with theft.
Mary Tyler Moore is nearly blind, Betty White says
Mary Tyler Moore is reportedly going blind after a lifetime struggle with diabetes. Betty White told Closer Magazine Moore "is almost beyond the point of being able to see." She is 77, and has had Type 1 diabetes since age 33. She is limiting TV appearances.
Lifetime plans Whitney Houston – Bobby Brown Movie
Lifetime TV channel will air a movie about Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown's relationship. It will be directed by Angela Bassett. Lifetime says the movie, with the working title "Whitney Houston," will air in 2015. The cast hasn't been announced.
Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross to wed at Diana Ross' home
Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross are planning a Labor Day wedding at Diana Ross' California mansion. Diana is Evan’s mother. Ashlee is the younger sister of Jessica Simpson. She has a five-year-old son, Bronx, from her marriage to Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz.
Justin Theroux plans birthday wedding to Jennifer Aniston
Justin Theroux reportedly wants to marry Jennifer Aniston on his birthday August 10. He proposed 2 years ago, on his 41st birthday. They are planning low-key ceremony with friends and family. Justin has agreed to relocate from New York to Los Angeles.
Charlie Sheen posts epic rant on Twitter after snub by Rihanna
Charlie Sheen & Rihanna are in a Twitter war. She declined to meet his fiancé Brett Rossi in a restaurant Wednesday evening. That sparked a flurry of online insults. He wrote: "Clearly we have NOTHING in common when it comes to respect for those who've gone before you."
Charlie Sheen Would Love to Return for 'Two and a Half Men' Series Finale
Charlie Sheen wants to return to "Two and a Half Men" to help send off the show. He will appear in the finale, if asked. The show’s next season, its 12th, is its last. The only way Charlie can appear is a previous storyline, or a ghost – he was hit by a train.
Michael Jace's Arraignment Postponed
Actor Michael Jace's arraignment was postponed yesterday so his legal team can fully prepare for the hearing. He is charged with murdering his wife April. The arraignment was rescheduled to June 18 and bail set at $2 million.
Pharrell Williams has a special formula for his song intros
A British music blog has pointed out Pharrell Williams has a repetitive formula for success. Many of his song intros start the same way: The first beat of the first bar of the track is looped 4 times. Discopop says it’s an efficient way to "get to the melody quicker."
Robin Thicke's New Album Is Scheduled for July
Robin Thicke’s 7th album is coming out later this year. The yet-to-be-titled LP is scheduled to arrive July 1. The single "Get Her Back" is believed about estranged wife Paula Patton. His latest album, "Blurred Lines", came out last July.
Master P Pitching Reality Show About Family Drama
Master P is allowing cameras into his home for a new reality show. He is in a public feud with his estranged wife Sonya Miller. Their 3 minor children live with him. He is pitching The Miller Dynasty to TV networks. He and Sonya were married 24 years, and are divorcing.
McCartney Recovering After Virus Halts Tour
Paul McCartney is on the mend after being treated for a virus that led him to cancel his tour in Japan & South Korea. He received treatment at a hospital in Tokyo, & is expected to make a complete recovery. The tour is scheduled to resume next month in the US.
'Fast and Furious 7' Reshoots Cause $50M Over-Budget
The production cost of "Fast and Furious 7" is ballooning significantly. It's predicted to soar past $250 million after months of delays following the tragic death of Paul Walker. His 2 brothers are filling in. The film is due out April 10, 2015.
Leonardo Dicaprio Auctions Off Space Trip At Charity Gala
Leonardo DeCaprio raised nearly $1 million by auctioning off a trip to space with him at the AmFar Gala in Cannes last night. The charity event raises money for Aids research. The winner gets a seat on the 2015 Virgin Galactic space trip. The event raised a record $35M.
Michael Jackson Estate Executors Invite Teen Impersonator To Las Vegas
A 17-year-old high school student in Turlock, Calif. won a talent show as Michael Jackson. The YouTube video has received 6 million hits. Jackson’s estate saw it, and invited him and his family to Michael’s Cirque du Soleil show in Las Vegas.
Backstreet Boys film ad in Sweden
The Backstreet Boys have collected $750,000 to star in a Swedish commercial, singing a version of "Larger Than Life" for a Swedish warehouse store. They each received $150,000. The spot shows them slaving away in a warehouse when they suddenly break into song.
Today's Birthdays: Actress Joan Collins is 81. Actor Charles Kimbrough is 78. Actress Lauren Chapin is 69. Boxing Hall of Famer Marvelous Marvin Hagler is 60. Actor-comedian-game show host Drew Carey is 56. Actress Lea DeLaria ("Orange is the New Black") is 56. Actress-model Karen Duffy is 53. Actress Melissa McBride is 49. Rock musician Matt Flynn (Maroon 5) is 44. Singer Lorenzo is 42. Singer Maxwell is 41. Singer Jewel is 40. Game show contestant Ken Jennings is 40. Actor Lane Garrison is 34. Actor-comedian Tim Robinson ("Saturday Night Live") is 33. Actor Adam Wylie is 30.