The HollyWooWoo Report
Thursday, Oct 25, 2012
Sean 'Diddy' Combs in Beverly Hills auto crash
Sean "Diddy" Combs was a passenger in an SUV that was hit by a Lexus sedan in front of the Beverly Hills Hotel. He complained of pain, but did not go to a hospital. Photos showed him lying on grass. He made no mention of the accident on his Twitter account.
Bobby Brown arrested in Los Angeles; DUI suspicion
Bobby Brown has been arrested on a DUI for the second time this year. His car was stopped in the Topanga area of Los Angeles around 1 a.m. Wednesday. He was booked at the Van Nuys jail and released. He was also arrested in March. He checked into rehab in Aug.
Swift, Minaj to perform at American Music Awards
Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj and Linkin Park will perform at the American Music Awards Nov. 18. All are also up for awards. Minaj and Rihanna have 4 nominations each. Fans can pick the winners by voting online. Christina Aguilera will also perform at the Nokia Theatre.
Tayor Swift talks to Katie Couric about love life
Taylor Swift on Wednesday chatted with Katie Couric. She admits, "I don't really know that much about love, it turns out." She previously dated Jake Gyllenhaal and John Mayer. She’s now with Conor Kennedy. The episode of Katie airs Friday. She’s on Ellen’s show today.
Justin Bieber, Oprah chat, then hit the town
Justin Bieber has hit a record 3 billion page views on his YouTube page. His “Believe” tour is #1 in the world. Tuesday night, he and Oprah Winfrey met in a restaurant in Chicago, then went shopping at a Ralph Lauren store. His Oprah’s Next Chapter episode airs Nov 25.
Jessica Simpson's parents separate
Tina and Joe Simpson, the parents of Ashlee and Jessica Simpson, have separated and plan to divorce. The couple has been married 35 years. Their rep said it is an amicable split and there is no third party involved: “The family appreciates your respect for their privacy.”
Elizabeth Taylor, Michael Jackson top-earning dead celebrities
They may be 6 feet under, but they're still raking in more than six figures. The past year's highest-earning eternally resting star: Elizabeth Taylor, who earned $210 million thanks to auctions of her jewels, costumes and art. Michael Jackson pulled in $145 million.
Cruise files $50M suit against magazine publisher
Tom Cruise has filed a $50 million defamation lawsuit against Life & Style magazine. Articles claimed he abandoned his 6-year-old daughter, Suri. Cruise's attorney called the accusations a "vicious lie." Cruise said "sleaze peddlers" are trying to make money on them.
Alicia Keys launches storytelling app for kids
Alicia Keys is launching an app for kids. The app is loosely based on her relationship with her wise grandmother. Keys produced music for the interactive app, which will be released today for $3.99. It allows users to read books, play music and write in a journal.
Alicia Keys Buys Eddie Murphy's New Jersey Home
Alicia Keys and husband Swizz Beatz have an exclusive new address. They have purchased Eddie Murphy's Bubble Hill estate in New Jersey for $12 million. They are still trying to sell the New York City pad they bought from Lenny Kravitz in 2010.
Wyclef Jean To Open His Own New York Club
Rapper Wyclef Jean is planning to launch his own restaurant and club in New York next year. It will be called “The Refugee Lounge." The former Fugees star wants fans of all cultures to gather to have a good time and “enjoy good food, music and vibe.”
Kanye West inspired Kim Kardashian's energetic perfume
Kanye West had a huge influence on girlfriend Kim Kardashian's new perfume 'Glam.' Her previous perfume 'True Reflection' came out after her split from Kris Humphries. Kim and Kanye have been dating for around 8 months. She says life with him is perfect.
Jessica Biel legally changing last name to Timberlake
Jessica Biel is legally changing her last name to Timberlake. She will continue to use Biel professionally. She and Justin Timberlake married in Italy last Friday. The couple presented their guests with lavish hampers containing locally made olive oil, bread and fine wine.
Justin Timberlake ready to climb Mount Kilimanjaro
Justin Timberlake has rescheduled his trip to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. He had to cancel it two years ago due to a movie commitment. He and new wife Jessica Biel are on their honeymoon. The climb is to bring attention to unsafe drinking water in developing countries.
Lil Wayne: I've recorded 90 tracks with Dr. Dre
Lil Wayne has recorded 90 unreleased songs with Dr. Dre. He doesn't know when they will be released. Wayne is preparing for the release of his 10th solo album, 'I Am Not a Human Being II' in December. Kanye West is included in the album.
Britney Spears’ father allegedly threatened to kill ex-manager
Britney Spears’ father allegedly threatened to kill her former associate Sam Lutfi before assaulting him. Lutfi is giving evidence in his defamation and breach of contract lawsuit. Britney's lawyer argued Sam was never legally her manager and has no grounds to sue.
'Pulp Fiction' headed back to theaters
Quentin Tarantino's classic crime dramas "Reservoir Dogs" and "Pulp Fiction" will be screened in select theaters one night this December. Each showing includes a special feature about his career. His next film, "Django Unchained," will be released Dec. 25.
Snoop Dogg stops swearing
Snoop Dogg has toned down his explicit lyrics for his new reggae album, 'Reincarnated.' He is hoping to spread a new message of positivity with his music. ''As an older man, I have to speak on things that make a difference - using my power the right way to say something.''