The HollyWooWoo Report
Friday, May 10, 2013
The Great Gatsby - A Midwestern war veteran finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor. Stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, and Joel Edgerton. Rated PG-13.
Peeples - Sparks fly when Wade Walker crashes the Peeples annual reunion in the Hamptons to ask for their precious daughter Grace's hand in marriage. Stars Kerry Washington, Craig Robinson, David Alan Grier & Malcolm Barrett. Rated PG-13.
Country vs. R&B: 'American Idol' down to final 2 singers
"American Idol" finalist Angie Miller is out of American Idol. Miller’s swan song was a rendition of Colton Dixon's "Never Gone." Candice Glover and Kree Harrison will compete on next week's finale. The panel of judges stood up in shock after Kree made it through.
Later, Dawg: Randy Jackson leaving 'American Idol
American Idol judge Randy Jackson won't be returning next season. The 56-year-old producer and bassist is leaving after 12 seasons. He will focus on his record label and other business opportunities. The show will undergo changes before the next season.
Randy Jackson No Longer Managing Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey has parted ways with longtime manager Randy Jackson. She has signed with Red Light Management which also has Alicia Keys and Miley Cyrus as clients. Carey's 14th studio album is expected to be released later this year.
Spoiler: Glee's fourth season ends in a wedding at McKinley High
The “Glee” season finale: Will and Emma tied the knot in William McKinley High School. New Directions won the regionals and heads to L.A. for the nationals. Brittany (Heather Morris), got early admission to MIT. And it was Unique catfishing Ryder. Angry, he quit the club.
Kris Kross rapper remembered at Atlanta funeral
A funeral for Kris Kross rapper, Chris Kelly, was held in his hometown of Atlanta yesterday. It was attended by some 300 friends, family and fellow entertainers. Kelly was found dead May 1 of a suspected drug overdose. Kris Kross was introduced to the music world in 1992.
RH of NYC: up our salaries like they did “Friends,” or we walk
The Real Housewives of NYC have banded together against the Bravo Network. They refuse to continue into season 6 unless they all get huge raises. The “Friends” cast did the same in 1996…and got huge raises. Bravo is threatening to cancel the show.
Kelly Rowland Goes Topless For Album Cover
Former Destiny's Child star Kelly Rowland has stripped down for the cover of her new album. “Talk a Good Game” is due out June 18th. In the shot, Rowland wears a sheer black top with no bra. She has posted a sneak-peak photo on her website.
Avril Lavigne Visits Neil Lane For Wedding Rings
Avril Lavigne and husband-to-be Chad Kroeger will have matching Neil Lane wedding rings. Lavigne has picked out his and hers bands for their upcoming nuptials. She chose a petite pave diamond eternity band set in platinum. The couple plans to wed in Ontario June 15th.
'Time traveler' Jay-Z spotted in photo from the 1930s
The resemblance is astonishing: Rapper Jay-Z appears to be chilling out in Harlem in a picture taken 80 years ago in 1933. A keen-eyed conspiracy theorist discovered it in the New York Library and noticed the striking resemblance. It’s going viral online.
Psy Gives Guest Lecture At Harvard
South Korean sensation Psy paid a visit to Harvard University on Thursday. He gave a talk about his journey to becoming a pop culture phenomenon. His single ‘Gangnam Style’ is YouTube’s most-watched video. Psy studied at nearby Boston University in the 1990s.
Fox Eyes ‘24’ Revival with Kiefer Sutherland
Kiefer Sutherland's drama Touch has been canceled by Fox. But he may not be gone. Fox is considering resurrecting 24. The network wants to bring back popular Jack Bauer for a limited run. A 24 movie is not happening. The original series ran 8 seasons.
Amanda Bynes pleads no contest
Amanda Bynes has had one charge of driving on a suspended license dropped. Her lawyer entered a no contest plea on her behalf in court on Thursday. She was placed on three years informal probation and must get a new valid license. She now lives in New York.
Madonna to be honored at Billboard Awards ceremony
Madonna is to be honored with the Top Touring Artist Award at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas this month. The prestigious award recognizes the highest grossing concert touring act of 2012. Her “MDNA” concert tour grossed $305 million from 88 sold-out shows.
Neil Patrick Harris to host Tony Awards again
Emmy Award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris will host the Tony Awards in New York for a 4th time. The "How I Met Your Mother" sitcom star will emcee for Broadway's biggest night on June 9 at Radio City Music Hall. This will be the 67th year for the Tony Awards.
Trista and Ryan Sutter Look Back After 10 Years Together
They're known as the first couple of The Bachelor franchise: Trista and Ryan Sutter met on the first season of The Bachelorette. They will celebrate their tenth wedding anniversary later this year. They have 2 children. The family resides in Vail, Colorado.
Rhythm-and-blues singer Henry Fambrough (The Spinners) is 75. Singer Dave Mason is 67. Rock singer Bono (BAH'-noh) (U2) is 53. Model Linda Evangelista is 48. Rapper Young MC is 46. Actor Erik Palladino is 45. Race car driver Helio Castroneves is 38. Actor Kenan Thompson is 35. Rhythm-and-blues singer Jason Dalyrimple (Soul For Real) is 33. Rock musician Joey Zehr (The Click Five) is 30. Singer Ashley Poole (Dream) is 28. Actress Lauren Potter is 23. Olympic gold medal swimmer Missy Franklin is 18.