MAY 28th 2014
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50 Cent Throws Dreadful First Pitch
50 Cent was on the mound, but not on the money. He threw out a sloppy ceremonial first pitch last night before the Pittsburgh Pirates played the New York Mets at Citi Field. He posed for pictures during batting practice. He has a postgame concert at Citi Field June 14.
Madonna fails to show – for jury duty in New York
Madonna failed to show up for jury duty yesterday. She was expected at Manhattan Supreme Court at 9 a.m. Her rep reportedly provided a valid doctor’s excuse for her absence. She is available in coming days. She served on a jury in Beverly Hills in 2008.
Maxim Hottest Is Candice Swanepoel, no black women in top 10
Maxim Magazine has released its annual list of the 100 hottest women in the world. Readers gave Victoria's Secret supermodel Candice Swanepoel the No. 1 spot. Snubbed: Blake Lively, Jessica Biel, and Gisele Bündchen. And there’s no women of color in the top 10.
Kanye West gives Kim Kardashian portrait
Kanye West gave Kim Kardashian a portrait of herself as a wedding gift. He commissioned London artist Bambi to create a portrait of her. He specifically didn't want to be in the painting himself. The couple married in Florence, Italy, on Saturday
Charlie Sheen kicking Denise Richards out of her home
Charlie Sheen is evicting Denise Richards out of the home he bought her in Mulholland Estates in 2011. He is selling the huge Los Angeles property to a friend. Denise and their children can stay until school is out for summer…then they must vacate.
Santana Regroups With Original Bandmates For New Album And Tour
Carlos Santana and his original band have regrouped for a new album and tour. They last worked together in 1972. Journey star Neal Schon was a former bandmate, & masterminded the get together. Santana is currently on tour with Rod Stewart.
Wiz Khalifa's Jail Cell Phone Photos Prompt Police Investigation
Wiz Khalifa was arrested Sunday at a TSA checkpoint at El Paso Airport for a small amount of marijuana. He was released on $300 bond. The funny part: he asked a jail officer to get his phone so he could call wife Amber Rose. Instead, he uploaded selfies from the jail cell.
Deryck Whibley Released From Hospital
Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley has returned home after spending more than a month in a hospital. His liver & kidneys collapsed following years of alcohol abuse. He was photographed looking extremely frail. He promised fans he’ll be back. He is 34.
New Nelson Mandela Opera Closes Due To Lack Of Funds
A new South African opera based on the life of Nelson Mandela has closed just 4 days after its launch. “Madiba: The African Opera” premiered at the State Theatre in Pretoria last Friday. The play is on hold pending more funding. Mandela died in December at age 95.
Jamie Lynn Spears ready to 'prove' herself as an artist
Jamie Lynn Spears is ready to distance herself from sister Britney. She has released a country album titled 'The Journey.' She & Britney grew up listening to country music in Louisiana. Their dad James is a fan. Jamie Lynn’s daughter Maddie is now 5.
Bill Murray gives impromptu speech at Charleston bachelor party
Bill Murray visited a steakhouse in Charleston, S.C. over the weekend. A bachelor party asked him to say a few words. His advice: “take someone you love on a long trip far away. When you get back, if you’re still in love…then get married.” The group applauded.
Ne-Yo Premieres New Single 'Money Can't Buy' Ft. Jeezy, Talks New Album
Ne-Yo has premiered his new single, "Money Can't Buy." It features guest vocals from labelmate Young Jeezy. In it, he talks about his special lady who has no interest in his money. His 6th album, "Non Fiction," is scheduled to hit the stores September 30.
“Love & Hip Hop” star booted off plane in Chicago for behavior
"Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" star Benzino was kicked off a plane in Chicago. He was on his way from Vegas to Atlanta. A flight attendant questioned him about his seat. He blew up, calling him names. He was told to leave. Benzino is a close friend of Floyd Mayweather.
Feds come calling: Busta Rhymes owes $789,000 in back taxes
Looks like Busta Rhymes is going to have to limit spending for a while, or dig into savings. The IRS says he owes $789,000 in back taxes. The Dept. of the Treasury has slapped him with two tax liens. He failed to pay $611K in taxes in 2008, and $178K in 2012.
Dean McDermott has Tori’s name tattooed above penis
Dean McDermott has Tori Spelling's name tattooed just above his manhood. She divulged the intimate detail during a chat with her girlfriends in the finale episode of True Tori. He got it before he cheated. The docudrama ended with his return to work in Toronto.
Today's Birthdays: Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani is 70. Singer Gladys Knight is 70. Actress-director Sondra Locke is 70. Singer Billy Vera is 70. Singer John Fogerty is 69. Rapper Chubb Rock is 46. Singer Kylie Minogue is 46. Television personality Elisabeth Hasselbeck is 37. Actor Jesse Bradford is 35. Actress Monica Keena is 35. Pop singer Colbie Caillat is 29. Actress Carey Mulligan is 29. Actor Joseph Cross is 28.