Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was seriously injured in a car accident over the weekend. He was traveling in a Mercedes bus when it was rear ended on the NJ Turnpike by an 18 wheeler!!! 1 person in the Merceds was killed. Tracy was seriously injured. He is still recovering in a NJ hospital.
Melanie Griffith has filed for DIVORCE from her husband of 20 + years ... Antonio Banderas. It was her 3rd marriage, his 2nd. Rumor has it they have been having marital issues for YEARS! On the papers she filed Irreconcilable Differences.
Kongrats to the Kardashians! The family everyone loves to hate is adding another baby to the mix ... oldest sister Kourtney confirmed she is pregnant with her 3rd. She already has 2 kids with her BF Scott Disick. The rumor was confirmed during an airing of the new season promo - KK says it 'wasn't a planned pregnancy' ... well, you do know how babies are made right? Mazel Tov!
JLO is single once again! The girl from the block has kicked her backup dancer BF out of the LA Mansion they shared for 2.5 years!! Casper Smart was busted last week having innapropriate relationships with 2 women he met on Instagram. While he doesn't get any cash from the split, he does get 2 motorcycles, a Jeep and a Dodge Ram. Not bad.
Pharrell, on his way home to Virginia Beach, will stop off at the 'Today' show
Pharrell Williams is coming home to Virginia Beach this weekend to appear as the headliner at Shaggfest. First he'll make a stop in New York this morning to appear on the "Today" show. The appearance is part of "Today's" summer concert series.
Pharrell apologizes for wearing native headdress on magazine cover
Pharrell Williams ditched his trademark hat for a feathered Native American headdress on the cover of Elle Magazine in the UK. An online reader noted, "A headdress is a serious piece of our culture not a fashion statement." Pharrell issued a statement apologizing.
Carrie Underwood takes top prize at CMT Awards
Carrie Underwood took home the top prize for Video of the Year at the annual CMT Music Awards last night. 'See You Again' was voted Best Video. Blake Shelton & Miranda Lambert earned Male & Female Video of the Year. Cassadee Pope won Breakthrough of the Year.
Celine Dion and Ne-Yo Premiere 'Incredible' Music Video
The music video for Celine Dion's duet with Ne-Yo "Incredible" is out. The clip was actually shot nearly six months ago. "Incredible" is a single off Dion's latest album, "Loved Me Back to Life". The collaboration with Ne-Yo was actually the idea of her 13-year-old son.
Kourtney Kardashian carrying baby No.3
Kourtney Kardashian is reportedly pregnant with baby No.3. Her husband is Scott Disick. Son Mason is 4, and daughter Penelope is 2 next month. The new baby is due in December. They don't know the gender yet. They have been together since 2007.
Kanye West takes 'drastic measures' to beef up daughter North's security
Kanye West is taking 'drastic measures' to protect his little girl with wife Kim Kardashian. He’s upset over all the pictures taken of her during and after his and Kim's wedding last month. He’s consulting with security experts and limiting her exposure to fans & paparazzi.
La Toya Jackson is engaged
La Toya Jackson is engaged. She plans to tie the knot with business partner Jeffré Phillips. The couple vacationed in Hawaii last August. He gave her a 17.5 carat diamond ring. Her new reality show, 'Life with La Toya', premieres June 7 on OWN.
Mario Lopez Penning First Memoir
Mario Lopez is set to reveal all in his first memoir. ‘Just Between Us’ will be out in September. He promises he’ll reveal intimate details, as well as his biggest successes. Former “Saved by the Bell” cast member Dustin Diamond released his book in 2009.
Dr. Dre buys Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady's mansion for $40m
Dr. Dre has bought Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady's mansion in Los Angeles for $40 million. He secured it for $10 million less than the original listed price. Gisele and Tom are building a new dream home in Boston. They also have a $14 million apartment in New York.
will.i.am: Black Eyed Peas need new sound
will.i.am says there's ''no point'' in reforming the Black Eyed Peas if they can't create a bold new sound. He has enjoyed solo success with 'Scream & Shout' featuring Britney Spears, 'Feelin' Myself' and '#thatPOWER'. His new track is 'It's My Birthday', featuring Cody Wise.
Bethenny Frankel and ex-husband settle on joint custody
Bethenny Frankel and ex-husband Jason Hoppy will share joint custody of four-year-old daughter Bryn. The pair filed for divorce in December 2012. They have been at war in the courts over money made during their 2-year marriage.
Don Cheadle Starts Crowd-Funding Campaign For Miles Davis Biopic
Don Cheadle has been given the green light to film a biopic about Jazz musician Miles Davis. He is raising financing through the website Indiegogo. He will direct, produce and star in the movie, called “Miles Ahead.” Co-stars include Ewan McGregor and Zoe Saldana.
Kia hamster actor charged with disability fraud
Remember the dancing hamsters in the Kia car ads? A man who played one is charged with California disability fraud. Leroy Barnes of L-A collected $51,000 after claiming a piece of ceiling fell on him. He was a backup dancer for Madonna, Kelly Rowland and Chris Brown.
Jurassic Park Film Takes Over Abandoned Theme Park
The new Jurassic Park movie will shoot in an abandoned New Orleans theme park. The production will take over the former Six Flags site just outside the city next week. The park has been closed since just before Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans in 2005.
The Game Appeals To Fans To Identify Phone Thief
The Game invited the public into his Glendale mansion for a 2-day garage sale in late May. One visitor gained access to his bedroom and swiped two iPhones. Game has posted security footage onto Instagram. Anyone who recognizes the man is asked to call police.
Bachelor In Paradise promises more romance and drama in an exotic new location
Bachelor In Paradise will hit TV screens in August. Cast members from past shows will be back against the exotic backdrop of Mexico. 13 former contestants will live together to explore new relationships. It premieres August 4 at 8 p.m. on ABC.
Today's Birthdays: Financial guru Suze Orman is 63. Jazz musician Kenny G is 58. Rock singer Richard Butler (Psychedelic Furs) is 58. Actor Jeff Garlin is 52. Actress Karen Sillas is 51. Actor Ron Livingston is 47. Singer Brian McKnight is 45. Actor Mark Wahlberg is 43. Actor Chad Allen is 40. Rock musician P-Nut (311) is 40. Actress Navi Rawat (RO'-waht) is 37. Actress Liza Weil is 37. Rock musician Pete Wentz (Fall Out Boy) is 35. Rock musician Seb Lefebvre (Simple Plan) is 33. Actress Amanda Crew is 28.
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.
V. Stiviano Files Police Report in Alleged Beating
V. Stiviano finally went to police to report the racially charged beating she claims happened Sunday night in New York City. She accuses 2 white males of punching her in the face and calling her names. Her attorney says the attack went down outside the Gansevoort Hotel.
Illinois woman's win streak on 'Jeopardy!' ends
The reign of the winningest female contestant in "Jeopardy!" history has come to an end. 31-year-old Julia Collins lost during her 21st appearance that aired last night. She won $428,100. She will be back for the "Jeopardy!" tournament of champions next season.
Rihanna honored for style at annual fashion awards
Rihanna last night received the Fashion Icon Award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America. Her trophy was presented by Anna Wintour, editor of Vogue. Her translucent outfit was designed by Adam Selman & embedded with more than 200,000 Swarovski crystals.
'The Bachelorette' Recap: Eric Hill's Dramatic Exit
Andi Dorfman and suitor Dylan went on a steam train ride last night. He told her about the death of his sister & brother. The guys played basketball for a date. Eric said Andi had a poker face. She sent him home. There was no rose ceremony, but Tasos was eliminated.
Miley Cyrus' stolen Maserati located by police
Police have recovered a luxury car stolen from Miley Cyrus' home last week. Her 2014 Maserati was found yesterday afternoon in Simi Valley, about 45 miles northwest of downtown L-A. A man & woman are suspected of taking the car and jewelry Friday.
Notorious B.I.G.’s son graduates high school
Congratulations to Christopher Wallace Jr. He has graduated from Santa Margarita Catholic High School in California. His mother, Faith Evans was proudly front and center. His father, Notorous B.I.G., was gunned down when Christopher was only a year old.
Judge: Kasem can go home to wife if doctors OK it
A judge has determined Casey Kasem can return to the Washington state home where he's been staying, under a doctor’s supervision. His wife Jean and daughter Kerri have been fighting over his care. He is 82 and suffers from dementia, but can return to the home.
Harrison Ford refused entry to London pub, they lose customers
Harrison Ford was refused entry into a crowded London bar last Saturday when bouncers didn't recognize him. He was visiting The Punchbowl Pub in Mayfair with a friend. He’s filming 'Star Wars: Episode VII.' He went to another nearby pub, & Punchbowl emptied out.
Trent Reznor to remain with Beats By Dre
Trent Reznor and officials at Beats By Dre agree: he is still with the company. He tweeted Monday afternoon he remains the company's chief creative officer. Apple bought the headphones and streaming music company last week in a $3 billion deal.
Pharrell Williams: I want to work with Prince
Pharrell Williams has revealed the list of artists he’d like to work with: Prince, Steely Dan, Donald Fagen, and Elton John. He also revealed he would love to write the next James Bond theme song. He also hinted at a recent collaboration with Usher.
Chris Brown Released From Prison Early, Tweets: "Thank You GOD"
Newly-freed Chris Brown will have to attend therapy sessions twice a week and submit to random drug testing 3 times a week. He must also complete the remaining 200 hours of community labor (out of 1000). He tweeted, "Back to the Music and Fans. Thank you GOD."
Katy Perry has reportedly reunited with ‘Machine’ guitarist Rob Ackroyd
Katy Perry has been spending time with former flame Rob Ackroyd of Florence & The Machine in the UK. She is completing the European leg of her Prismatic World Tour. He’s been accompanying her to events. They briefly dated in 2012 after meeting at Coachella.
'Real Housewives' producer Andy Cohen preps 'I Slept With a Celebrity' series
Real Housewives producer Andy Cohen has a racy new series in the works. “I Slept With a Celebrity” will feature 2 guests per episode, and recounts their one night stands with celebrities in detail. He will continue to host “Watch What Happens Live.”
Brad Pitt Opens Up About 'Nutter' in Red Carpet Clash
Brad Pitt calls the Ukranian man who rushed him at the premier of ‘Maleficent’ a ‘nutter.’ He smacked him twice in the back of the head as security grabbed him. Pitt said guys like him spoil it for fans. He said if he looks up another dress, “he’s going to get stomped.”
PSY's Snoop Dogg-Assisted 'Hangover' to Arrive June 8
PSY is readying his comeback song with Snoop Dogg. A clip of "Hangover" will premiere June 8 during a primetime episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" following the NBA Finals. The full visuals will hit the web via PSY's YouTube channel & Kimmel’s website after the show.
Today's Birthdays: TV producer Chuck Barris is 85. The president of Cuba, Raul Castro, is 83. Singer Eddie Holman is 68. Singer Deneice Williams is 63. Singer Dan Hill is 60. Actor Scott Valentine is 56. Rock musician Kerry King (Slayer) is 50. Rock singer-musician Mike Gordon is 49. TV host Anderson Cooper is 47. Singers Gabriel and Ariel Hernandez (No Mercy) are 43. Rhythm-and-blues singer Lyfe Jennings is 41. Actress Arianne Zucker ("Days of Our Lives") is 40. Actress Nikki M. James is 33. Tennis player Rafael Nadal is 28. Actress-singer Lalaine is 27. Actor Sean Berdy is 21.
Angelina Jolie's fairy tale "Maleficent" opened with $70 million. It re-tells "Sleeping Beauty" from the villain's perspective. "X-Men: Days of Future Past" dropped to 2nd with $32.6 million. Western comedy "A Million Ways to Die in the West" opened 3rd with $17.1 million.
'Brady Bunch' actress Ann B. Davis dies in Texas
Actress Ann B. Davis, who played housekeeper Alice on "The Brady Bunch," died Sunday at a San Antonio hospital. She was 88. She suffered a fall Saturday at her San Antonio home. She never married, saying she never found a man more interesting than her career.
Bruno Mars & Pharrell Serve Up Hits Package At Hollywood Bowl
Bruno Mars and Pharrell Williams teamed up at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles Saturday night & last night. Pharrell was a late addition for Mars' 2-night stint. Gwen Stefani also performed Hollaback Girl. Bruno & Gwen will be first-time judges on The Voice next season.
Justin Bieber apologizes for racial slur joke
Justin Bieber is apologizing after a years-old video surfaced showing him telling a racist joke. The video is 5 years old. He was 15 at the time. He tells a joke about black people, using the N-word. He called his behavior back then “childish and inexcusable."
Donald Sterling visits African American church in South L-A
Donald Sterling sat in an African-American church for 2 hours Sunday in South L.A. He was surrounded by bodyguards, & was there the entire service. One family got up and left as Sterling walked in with his entourage. A female member did welcome him to the service.
Casey Kasem taken to medical facility
Casey Kasem has been taken to an undisclosed medical facility in Washington state. Kerri Kasem accompanied her father when an ambulance transported him yesterday afternoon. Kerri said her father is suffering from bedsores, lung & bladder infections, & has dementia.
Car, jewelry taken in burglary of Miley Cyrus home
A pair of burglars broke into Miley Cyrus' San Fernando Valley home and got away with jewelry and a luxury car. A man and a woman scaled a fence and got inside while no one was home. A 2014 Maserati luxury sedan and an unspecified amount f jewelry were taken.
Jennifer Lopez's free Bronx concert gets a Bronx cheer from locals
Sounds like “the block” isn’t looking forward to Jenny’s return. Jennifer Lopez has a big free concert planned for Wednesday at Orchard Beach in the Bronx. It could draw as many as 25,000 fans. The problem: it will also gridlock traffic in and around the neighborhood.
Melissa Etheridge gets married
Melissa Etheridge and partner Linda Wallem were married Saturday in Montecito, Calif., after four years of dating. All four of Etheridge's children participated. She sang a song she wrote for Wallem and had never performed previously. They are both 53.
Michael Lohan Ordered To Pay More Child Support Money
Lindsay Lohan's father Michael has been ordered to hand over additional child support payments. Ex-wife Dina claims Michael owes $20,000 in back payments. He says he’s overpaid her already. He has to pay the whole thing by July or he’ll be arrested.
Ray J arrested in Beverly Hills scuffle, spits on cop
Ray J was arrested Friday night after a confrontation with police at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. A woman claimed he grabbed her backside. Police determined it was an accident. He confronted the valets, & kicked out the window of a police car. He’s free on $20,000 bail.
'American Idol' Alum David Archuleta to Fans: 'I'm Not Dead'
American Idol alum David Archuleta has a message for his fans: “I’m not dead.” The season 7 runner-up recently returned from a mission in Chile with his church. He said he is “working” and writing new music, but he is going to control his own future. He is now 23.
Jon Bon Jovi's Wife Hospitalized With Cut Hand
Jon Bon Jovi’s wife suffered a nasty injury Saturday while preparing a family meal. Dorothea Hurley was rushed to a New York City ER by ambulance after slicing her hand while chopping vegetables. She was stitched up, given pain killers and sent home. She is 52.
Tyra Banks gets new daytime talk show
Tyra Banks is getting a second shot at a daytime talk show. Her new untitled series is set to debut in 2015. Her last series ended in 2010. The show will be shot in Los Angeles and will be produced with Disney-ABC. It will include lifestyle, beauty and entertainment.
“Nashville” singing sisters get a real-life agent
If you’re a fan of the show Nashville, you’re familiar with singing sisters Maddie and Daphne Conrad. In real life, Lennon & Maisy Stella have signed with a talent agency, the same one that reps George Clooney, Tom Cruise, & Carrie Underwood. They are ages 14 and 9.
'Gangnam Style' hits 2 billion views on YouTube
Psy's Gangnam Style has surpassed a record-breaking 2 billion views on YouTube. It was uploaded 17 months ago. The viral song & dance spurred a U.S. interest in K-pop and spent 7 weeks at No. 2 on Billboard's Hot 100. Psy plans to release a full-length album soon.
Bill and Giuliana Rancic reveal miscarriage
Bill and Giuliana Rancic have revealed their surrogate, Delphine, has miscarried. She was about nine weeks pregnant. She carried the couple's 21-month old son Duke, who was born in August 2012. She plans to try again for the couple.
Drake Teases Next Album in New Song '0 to 100'
Drake dropped a new track on Sunday via his OVO SoundCloud page. Titled "0 to 100", the song features the Canadian rapper hinting his new project is coming next year. He put out his latest album last year. "Nothing Was the Same" landed at No. 1 in September.
They sold the 'Ferris Bueller' house where Cameron trashed Dad's car
Remember that scene in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off where Cameron (Alan Ruck) trashes his dad’s prized Ferrari & sends it plunging through a plate-glass window? The Chicago-area home was sold last week for $1 million. The house was on and off the market for five years.
Matthew Perry is selling mansion housing sober facility
Matthew Perry has slashed the price of his Malibu mansion by $1 million. The beachfront property in the Serra Retreat neighborhood is available for $12.5 million. He’s moving his sober living facility for recovering addicts to Studio City in Los Angeles.
Snooki and JWoww will raise kids together
Snooki and JWoww hope their daughters will be best friends. The former 'Jersey Shore' stars are both expecting baby girls with their fiancés this year and plan to raise them together. Jenni Farley is due in July, Nicole Polizzi delivers her 2nd child in September.
Today's Birthdays: Actor Stacy Keach is 73. Singer William Guest (Gladys Knight & The Pips) is 73. Actor Jerry Mathers (The Beaver) is 66. Actress Joanna Gleason is 64. Actor Dennis Haysbert is 60. Comedian Dana Carvey is 59. Rapper B-Real (Cypress Hill) is 44. Actress Paula Cale is 44. Actor-comedian Wayne Brady is 42. Actor Zachary Quinto is 37. Actor Dominic Cooper is 36. Actress Nikki Cox is 36. Actor Justin Long is 36. Actor Deon Richmond is 36. Actress Morena Baccarin is 35. Rhythm-and-blues singer Irish Grinstead (702) is 34Singer-songwriter ZZ Ward is 28. Actress Brittany Curran is 24.
Brad Pitt attacked at 'Maleficent' premiere by serial prankster
A man jumped over a barrier last night & lunged at Brad Pitt on the Red Carpet in Hollywood. He was attending the premier of "Maleficent,” which stars wife Angelina Jolie. Security guards pounced. Ukrainian serial prankster Vitalii Sediuk is jailed for battery.
Casey Kasem's wife ordered to appear in court
The wife of Casey Kasem has been ordered to appear in a Washington state court tomorrow. His daughter Kerri has a court order to see her ailing father. If Jean Kasem fails to show, she will be arrested. The court will determine if Casey is receiving adequate care.
George Michael taken to hospital after collapse
George Michael was taken to a hospital after collapsing at his north London home May 22. He was treated by paramedics before being helped into an ambulance. His agent would not release details. He has had to deal with a number of health problems over the years.
Lady Gaga Axes Gigs Due To Bronchitis
Lady Gaga has postponed two upcoming concerts due to bronchitis. Shows in Seattle and Vancouver will be rescheduled. The Seattle show was scheduled last night, the Vancouver gig tomorrow night. She apologized to her fans on Twitter, and promised to return.
Beyonce Make Forbes' Most Powerful Women List – at number 17
Forbes has released its annual list of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women. German chancellor Angela (hard G) Merkel is at the top. Hillary Clinton clocks in at number six, two spots ahead of Michelle Obama. The top female celebrity is Beyonce at number seventeen.
Hayden Panettiere Expecting First Child
Hayden Penettiere is pregnant. Her fiancé is boxing star Vladimir Klitschko. They met in 2009, briefly split up, then reconciled in 2013. They got engaged last October. She is preparing to return to the set of “Nashville” to tape shows for the fall season.
Kim Kardashian changes her name
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are Instagram and Twitter official. She took to social media to change her name to Kim Kardashian West. She captioned several photos "Mr. and Mrs. Kanye West." The couple married Saturday in Italy.
Scout Willis Goes Topless on the Streets of N.Y.C.
Scout Willis is on a mission to bare it all. The 22-year-old daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore walked around NYC topless on Tuesday to protest Instagram's anti-nudity policy. It’s legal to go topless in New York. She posted photos on Twitter, wearing only a skirt.
Eva Longoria's Las Vegas Strip steakhouse closes
Eva Longoria's female-focused steakhouse, “SHe,” closed over the weekend, less than 2 years after opening on the Las Vegas Strip. The venue had been in trouble with health inspectors over food preparation. Her restaurant in Hollywood, Beso, is still open.
Jay Z Splits From Longtime Business Partner
Jay Z has reportedly parted ways from his longtime business partner who helped build his empire. John Meneilly was one of the driving forces behind the rise of Rocawear and record label Roc Nation. It is unclear as to what caused the split, but they parted on good terms.
Paul Walker's daughter will live with her mother
Paul Walker's daughter Meadow will continue to live with her mother Rebecca and a nanny. Her grandmother Cheryl has dropped her petition to become the teenager's legal guardian. Meadow is 15. She will inherit Paul's entire $25 million fortune.
'Chelsea Lately' gets August end date
If you’re a long-time fan of Chelsea Lately on E! Network, mark Aug. 26 on your calendar. The talk show is ending its 7-year run. It's earlier-than-expected. Handler’s contract expires at the end of the year. She is working on a production deal with Netflix.
Robert Pattinson Says He and Kristen Stewart Are Still in Touch
Robert Pattinson is on the cover of The Hollywood Reporter's latest issue. He says the Twilight movies were the hardest jobs he ever had. Producers at first thought he was too old for the part, but hired him anyway. He does stay in touch with his ex, Kristen Stewart.
Goal! LaVar Burton raises $1 million to re-launch Reading Rainbow
Some of you may remember Reading Rainbow, the PBS program that ran on PBS from 1983 to 2009. Host LeVar Burton launched a campaign to bring the show to the internet & develop a version for schools. He went on Kickstarter -- & raised $1 million yesterday alone.
Billy Idol Autobiography Gets Release Date
Billy Idol today appears at a book publishing convention in New York before commencing his 2014 summer tour. His book of memoirs titled "Dancing with Myself" is out Oct 7. The man born William Michael Albert Broad is also working on a new album.
Today's Birthdays: Actor Anthony Geary is 67. Singer Rebbie (ree-bee) Jackson is 64. Movie composer Danny Elfman is 61. Singer LaToya Jackson is 58. Actor Ted Levine is 57. Actress Annette Bening is 56. Actor Rupert Everett is 55. Actor Adrian Paul is 55. Singer Melissa Etheridge is 53. Actress Lisa Whelchel is 51. Actress Tracey Bregman is 51. Rock musician Noel Gallagher is 47. Singer Jayski McGowan (Quad City DJ's) is 47. Rock musician Mark Lee (Third Day) is 41. Singer Melanie Brown (Spice Girls) is 39. Rapper Playa Poncho is 39. Actor Brandon Mychal Smith is 25.
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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 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.
X-Men tops box office with $111 million, $302 million worldwide
"X-Men: Days of Future Past" earned $111 million over the Memorial Day weekend. It earned $302 million in 119 countries. "Godzilla" dropped to No. 2 with $39.4 million from Thursday to Monday. "Blended" held the third place spot with an $18.2 million debut.
George Clooney to marry at Downton Abbey castle in September
George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin want to marry at Highclere Castle, the country house where 'Downton Abbey' is filmed. They took a tour of the castle last week. It costs $23,000 to rent for a wedding (pocket change). They are making arrangements with the owners.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Fly to Ireland for Honeymoon
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are in Ireland for their honeymoon. They arrived Sunday afternoon in a private jet. They were picked up by a Mercedes. They will be in the country 5 days at Castlemartyr Resort Hotel. The couple wed Saturday in Florence, Italy.
Pharrell Stuns Gospel Choir During Happy TV Performance
Pharrell Williams stunned members of the Harlem Gospel Choir yesterday. He joined them on VH-1 for an uplifting a capella version of his hit Happy. They combined it with the choir favorite Oh Happy Day. They kept their composure and sang on as Pharrell clapped along.
Taylor Swift cancels Bangkok concert
Taylor Swift has canceled a sold-out June 9 concert in Thailand, which came under military rule last week. The country is under a nighttime curfew though it's loosely enforced. She has other performances throughout Asia during her current Red Tour.
Sofia Vergara splits from fiancé Nick Loeb
Sofia Vergara and fiancé Nick Loeb have called it quits. She cited little time together due to their work schedules. She is 41, he is 38. They started dating in 2010, & briefly split in 2012. Vergara spent Memorial Day weekend in New Orleans with family.
Christina Ricci Is Pregnant
Christina Ricci is going to be a mom. She is expecting her first child with husband, camera technician James Heerdegen. They met on the set of her short-lived TV series "Pan Am" in 2012. They married in October. She was previously engaged to Owen Benjamin in 2009.
Rolling Stones resume tour, in Norway
The Rolling Stones returned to the road last night with a high-energy show in Oslo, Norway. Mick Jagger did not mention the death of his fashion designer girlfriend. They ended their set with fireworks. The Rolling Stones' next concert will be in Lisbon, Portugal Thursday.
Jim Carrey delivers heartfelt commencement speech in Iowa
Jim Carrey received an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts from Maharishi Univ. of Management in Fairfield, Iowa Saturday. He delivered a heartfelt commencement address. He never graduated from high school. He told the graduates that life is about journey, not success.
Emma Watson graduates from Brown University
Emma Watson was among 2,000 graduates receiving degrees Sunday from Brown University. She tweeted a photo of herself in cap and gown. She earned a bachelor's degree in English literature. The Ivy League university is in Rhode Island. She is 24.
Barbara Walters Donates Archives Of 50 Year Career To Sarah Lawrence College
Barbara Walters is donating tapes, documents, recordings and photos to the Sara Lawrence College in Bronxville, N.Y. She made the announcement at the college's commencement ceremony Friday. She told the graduates attending the college helped her journalism career.
Macaulay Culkin and band thrown offstage in England
Macaulay Culkin's Band, Pizza Underground, was booed offstage at a festival in Nottingham, England. They were pelted with beer. The act transforms classic rock tracks into pizza themed ones. They changed Lou Reed's 'Perfect Day' into 'It's A Pizza DAY' & were pelted.
Christina Aguilera staying healthy during pregnancy, craving BBQ
Christina Aguilera is trying to stick to a healthy diet during her pregnancy. She doesn't want to gain as much weight as she did when she was pregnant with son Max. She gained 40 pounds. Max is now 6. One food she has developed an appetite for is barbecued meats.
T.I. and Floyd Mayweather Jr. in Las Vegas Brawl
Rapper T.I. and boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr. were in a brawl at a FatBurger in Las Vegas Saturday. Tameka "Tiny" Cottle posted an Instagram photo, posing with Mayweather’s daughter. Words were exchanged & a fight broke out. No one pressed charges.
Whitney Houston’s family says TV not good enough for her life story
Lifetime is planning a Whitney Houston biopic for 2015, with Angela Bassett making her directorial debut. Whitney’s family is against it. They want her story told in money-making theaters. They may try to block production. Her estate is planning its own movie.
Herb Jeffries, last of the singing cowboys, dies at 100
The only black singing cowboy star in Hollywood history has died. Herb Jeffries was 100. He performed with Duke Ellington and starred in 4 Westerns from 1937 to 1939. Segregation in the film industry limited his movie career. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
David Schwimmer Helps New York Police Solve Case
Actor David Schwimmer came to the aid of NYC police yesterday. He provided surveillance footage of a violent brawl outside his townhouse in East Village. The video shows 2 men smashing through a glass door in the building's lobby.
Today's Birthdays: Actress Lee Meriwether is 79. Musician Ramsey Lewis is 79. Actor Louis Gossett Jr. is 78. Rhythm-and-blues singer Raymond Sanders (The Persuasions) is 75. Actress Peri Gilpin is 53. Comedian Adam Carolla is 50. Actor Todd Bridges is 49. Rock musician Sean Kinney (Alice In Chains) is 48. Actor Paul Bettany is 43. Rapper Andre 3000 (Outkast) is 39. Rapper Jadakiss is 39. TV chef Jamie Oliver is 39. Actor-singer Chris Colfer is 24. Actor Ethan Dampf is 20.
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.
Caleb Johnson is the season 13 "American Idol" winner. He is a native of Asheville, NC. 17-year-old Jena Irene, of Farmington Hills, Michigan, was runner-up. They will both attend her high school prom. Fox will cut the show from two nights a week to one next season.
American Idol Judges, Ryan Seacrest perform on finale
American Idol judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban & Harry Connick Jr. performed together in the season finale with former judge Randy Jackson. They sang Cyndi Lauper's True Colors & Fleetwood Mac's Go Your Own Way. Ryan Seacrest & Richard Marx sang Right Here Waiting.
Beyonce and Jay-Z will perform at Kanye and Kim's wedding
Jay-Z & Beyonce will be paid $2 million by E! to perform at Kim Kardashian & Kanye West's wedding. The rehearsal dinner with the world’s top chefs will cost $650,000. Security is $3 million and flowers $1 million. The day will be finished off with a $200,000 fireworks display.
Jay Z Opens 40/40 Club In Atlanta Airport
Jay Z brought his 40/40 Club to the world's busiest airport yesterday. 40/40 is open at Atlanta Airport, in the Concourse D concessions area. There are plans to create a VIP lounge on a different floor. 40/40 restaurant & lounges are located in Manhattan & Barclays Center.
Rapper Fabolous Survives a Car Accident in New York
Fabolous was in a car accident Wednesday morning. His black Cadillac Escalade collided with a truck on a Queens highway in NY. He walked away with minor injuries, along with his driver and the 2 truck drivers. He posted online, “Live, Love, & Celebrate Life. #Blessed."
Mase has enough of wife’s drinking, bans her from preaching
Rapper/pastor Mase has banished his wife from the pulpit. Twyla Betha was busted for DUI and pled guilty last month. She blew nearly twice the legal limit. Church elders and parishioners agreed with the ban. Mase filed for divorce in January. They share 2 children.
Filming begins in Detroit for Superman-Batman film
Warner Bros. Pictures has started filming in Detroit for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice." Henry Cavill plays Clark Kent/Superman and Ben Affleck is Bruce Wayne/Batman. Additional shooting locations are in Illinois, Africa & the South Pacific. It’s out May 6, 2016.
Hart of Dixie’s Rachel Bilson Expecting First Child
Actress Rachel Bilson is pregnant. She is expecting her first child with longtime boyfriend Hayden Christensen. She told the June issue of Health Magazine she is ready to start a family. Her CW show ‘Hart of Dixie’ was renewed for a third season.
Kendra Wilkinson names daughter Alijah
Kendra Wilkinson has named her newborn daughter Alijah Mary Baskett. She was born last Friday. Kendra and husband Hank Baskett also have a four-year-old son, Hank Jr. Hank revealed the birth in a Twitter post yesterday.
Angelina Jolie 'getting ready' for hysterectomy
Angelina Jolie is ''getting ready'' to undergo a hysterectomy, a year after she had a double mastectomy. Her mother Marcheline Bertrand died of breast and ovarian cancer in 2007. Her revelation has made more women come forward and get tested for cancer genes.
Michael Jackson Makes Chart History With 29th Top 10 Hit
Michael Jackson is the only solo artist to score top 10 hits in 5 successive decades. His ‘Never Felt So Good’ duet with Justin Timberlake rockets to #9 on Billboard’s Hot 100. It’s his 29th top 10 hit. He scored his first in November, 1971 with ‘Got to Be There.’
Destiny's Child Reunites in Michelle Williams' New Track 'Say Yes'
Michelle Williams has dropped a big surprise for Destiny's Child's fans. She has released a new track called "Say Yes" featuring Beyonce and Kelly Rowland. It’s a contemporary gospel song. A video is coming soon. "Say Yes" will be on her 4th album "Journey to Freedom."
Katy Perry Added to US National Portrait Gallery
Katy Perry’s portrait is joining the collection at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington. A 2010 portrait entitled "Cupcake Katy" will go on view beginning June 18. Other pop stars in the collection include Beyonce, Madonna and Michael Jackson.
Elin Nordegren Opens Up on Tiger Woods Divorce for the First Time
Elin Nordegren has broken a 4-year silence on her divorce from Tiger Woods. In an interview with PEOPLE, she says things are good between them. They share custody of their 2 children. She is dating businessman Chris Cline, he is dating Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn.
Nicki Minaj Releases Her New Single 'Pills N Potions'
Nicki Minaj’s new single is called ‘Pills N Potions.’ She sings and raps about forgiveness. The ballad is from her new album "The Pink Print," due later this year. She said it was one of her most personal songs, calling it her "heart n soul" and "a true story."
Nikki Reed files for divorce
Nikki Reed has filed for divorce from singer Paul McDonald after announcing their separation in March. He placed 8th in season 10 of American Idol. She cites the industry-standard “irreconcilable differences.” The former couple tied the knot in October 2011.
The Game Builds Youth Basketball Court In His Yard
Rapper The Game has built a basketball court on his property for a youth team he supports financially. The California Frog All-Stars are named after a friend who was murdered last year. They will play home games at The Game's house. Pro players are invited to drop by.
Joe Perry Completes Memoir
Aerosmith rocker Joe Perry has completed his memoir. He’s been working on ‘Rocks: My Life in and Out of Aerosmith’ for over four years. He said he has been brutally honest and he fears that may lead to problems. It’s out in October after the tour wraps up.
Today's Birthdays: Actor Michael Constantine is 87. Former CNN anchor Bernard Shaw is 74. Songwriter Bernie Taupin is 64. Singer Morrissey is 55. Actress Ann Cusack is 53. Rhythm-and-blues singer Johnny Gill (New Edition) is 48. Rock musician Dan Roberts (Crash Test Dummies) is 47. Model Naomi Campbell is 44. Actress Anna Belknap is 42. Actress Alison Eastwood is 42. Singer Donell Jones is 41. Actor Sean Gunn is 40. Actress A.J. Langer is 40. Actress Maggie Q is 35. Olympic gold-medal speed skater Apolo Anton Ohno is 32.