JUNE 4, 2014
Jolie: We won't change our security on red carpet
Angelina Jolie says she and Brad Pitt won't tighten their security policies during publicity events. She wants loyal fans to feel they can approach them without being hassled. Pitt was accosted on the red carpet at her movie premier. Angelina turns 39 today.
Pharrell Williams Hugs Harlem's Tree Of Life Before Apollo Theater Gig
Pharrell Williams prepared for his live-streamed concert at Harlem's Apollo Theater last night by holding a ritual backstage. His dancers & singers touched the venue's 'tree of life,' touched by all the great performers. He thanked the dancers for being part of his journey.
Beyonce, Solange, Blake Lively attend Gucci's Chime for Change Event
Beyonce and sister Solange met up with Blake Lively at the Chime for Change One-Year Anniversary event last night in NYC. Beyonce made a personal donation of $500,000. The event promotes Education, Health and Justice for girls and women around the world.
Pharrell Williams, Drake, Lil Wayne, Usher to Perform at 2014 BET Awards
Musical guests for the 14th annual BET Awards have been announced. Pharrell Williams, Drake, Lil Wayne, Jennifer Hudson and Usher are the headliners for the show on Sunday, June 29. Chris Rock will host. Jay-Z and Beyonce dominate the nomination list.
'WKRP in Cincinnati' celebrates 35 years -- nine months later
The classic TV show “WKRP in Cincinnati” is celebrating its 35thanniversary. The cast will get together tonight at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills. The reunion special will be streamed online. WKRP premiered on CBS on Sept. 18, 1978, and aired four seasons.
Ailing Bret Michaels Thanks Fans For Support
Bret Michaels has expressed gratitude to fans following his latest onstage health crisis last week. He had to cancel gigs for treatment of influenza, dehydration and exhaustion. He’s returned back home to recover. He is set to resume touring in St. Louis June 13.
Another racist Justin Bieber video finds its way online
Another controversial video of Justin Bieber has surfaced. He raps about killing a 'N-word' and joining the Klu Klux Klan. He changes the words of his 2009 hit 'One Less Lonely Girl' to One Less Lonely N----.' The footage was filmed while he was a rising child star.
Jessica Alba Hosts Baby Shower For Military Moms in San Diego
Jessica Alba helped throw a baby shower for a group of military moms yesterday. She hosted a party for over 30 members of U.S. Navy families stationed in San Diego, ahead of their upcoming deployment. Each family was given a month's supply of diapers and wipes.
Paul Walker's Brother, Cody, Set To Star In More 'Fast & Furious' Instalments
Paul Walker's young brother, Cody, is set to star in additional films. He stepped in to finish several key scenes in “Fast and Furious 7” after Paul’s death in November. In future movies, he plays the younger brother of Paul’s character Brian O’Conner, who retires.
Maroon 5 to Drop 'Maps' as Lead Single of New Album 'V'
Maroon 5 has announced the first single off their upcoming fifth studio album is called "Maps". It’s out June 16. "V" is due out September 2 via Interscope Records. It was recorded by Adam Levine and his bandmates in Los Angeles over the past year.
'Jupiter Ascending' Pushed Back From July to February 2015
“Jupiter Ascending" has been put on hold just 6 weeks before its initial release date. It’s now due in theaters February 6, 2015. The postponement is to enhance over 2000 special effects. Mila Kunis is an Earth-born princess & Channing Tatum is her protector.
50 Cent Releases 'Animal Ambition' Music Video
50 Cent has released the music video for new album "Animal Ambition." It’s his first album released independently following his departure from Interscope Records. It features guest appearances from Trey Songz, Yo Gotti and Jadakiss, among others.
John Mayer Hopes Ex-Girlfriends' Songs About Him Become Hits
John Mayer says he has no problem with his ex-girlfriends writing songs about him. He hopes the songs are successful and become big hits. Taylor Swift's "Dear John" is believed about him. And Katy Perry is working on a new tune inspired by their breakup.
Snoop Dogg Sued By Former Bodyguards
Snoop Dogg has been hit with a lawsuit from 3 former bodyguards. They claim they were underpaid and overworked for years. Torrey Mitchell, Donnel Murray & Ryan Turk say they were fired after complaining about working conditions. They are seeking $3 million.
Dina Lohan's Driving License Suspended for a Year
Dina Lohan is not allowed to drive for twelve months. Her license is suspended for a DUI on Long Island last September. She must also attend a drunk-driving program. She has completed 100 hours of community service. She promised the judge she won’t be back.
Macklemore, Ryan Lewis Partner With Mothers and Sons on Broadway for Project
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are partnering with Broadway show “Mothers & Sons” for their next fund-raiser. ‘Construction for Change’ will help build medical centers for victims of HIV. Lewis’s mother contracted HIV from a blood transfusion after the birth of his sister.
Kendrick Lamar Teaming Up With Stevie Wonder For New Song
Kendrick Lamar has scored a new collaboration with soul legend Stevie Wonder. He reached out to Wonder through mutual friend and hip-hop pioneer Doug E. Fresh. Lamar drew inspiration from a recent trip to Africa. The song will be on his next album.
Robert Downey, Jr. Developing Rehab Tv Drama
Robert Downey, Jr. is developing a new TV drama about a rehab facility in California. He and wife Susan will produce an as-yet-untitled drama for Showtime. It will follow a rehab/therapeutic community in Venice Beach in 1983.
Today's Birthdays: Dr. Ruth Westheimer is 86. Actor Bruce Dern is 78. Actress-singer Michelle Phillips is 70. Actor Parker Stevenson is 62. Singer-musician El DeBarge is 53. Actress Julie White is 53. Actress Lindsay Frost is 52. Rhythm-and-blues singer Al B. Sure! is 46. Actor Scott Wolf is 46. Actor Noah Wyle is 43. Actor-comedian Russell Brandis 39. Actress Angelina Jolie is 39. Model Bar Refaeli (ruh-FEHL'-lee) is 29. Olympic gold medal figure skater Evan Lysacek is 29. Rock musician Zac Farro is 24.