‘SideShow’: Depp’s a Comanche; Buck out of luck; Miley on sex; Brad and Bruce on politics

LaDonna Harris, left, president of Americans for Indian Opportunity, poses with actor Johnny Depp at her Albuquerque, N.M., home. Harris invited Depp to become an adopted member of the Comanche Indian tribe in a private ceremony. Photo Courtesy of Americans for Indian Opportunity
LaDonna Harris, left, president of Americans for Indian Opportunity, poses with actor Johnny Depp at her Albuquerque, N.M., home. Harris invited Depp to become an adopted member of the Comanche Indian tribe in a private ceremony. Photo Courtesy of Americans for Indian Opportunity
Posted: May 24, 2012

Johnny Depp, who plays American Indian sidekick Tonto in a Lone Ranger pic, has been made an honorary member of a Comanche tribe in New Mexico. Tribal member LaDonna Harris told the Associated Press Tuesday that Depp was gifted with the proclamation May 16 at her Albuquerque home. He’s now considered one of her sons. Six Spidey minutes to amaze

Willing to give up six minutes of your life for the most salvific, life-changing experience imaginable? Go see Men in Black 3 at your local Imax theater Friday! It’ll include a six-minute sneak peek from July 3’s The Amazing Spider-Man, featuring Andrew Garfield in the title role.

Young Buck homeless, in jail?

It’s not a good month to be Young Buck. He’s headed to jail for 18 months, on a 2010 gun possession rap. And that’s after a plea deal with prosecutors in Nashville. “I got to go to the penitentiary in two months,” the 31-year-old former G-Unit MC says in a video on his site.

TMZ says Buck also has been evicted from his 5,000-square-foot house by order of a bankruptcy court, which will use it to settle Mr. Buck’s $334,000 debt in back taxes.

Tatum: Stripping ain’t fun “I never enjoyed the taking-the-clothes-off part,” former stripper Channing Tatum tells Out mag. “You are on a stage with people yelling at you and you feel like you’re a rock star, but you’re nothing.” He strips in Steven Soderbergh’s Magic Mike, in which Matthew McConaughey and JoeManganiello also get nekkid.

Tidbits ’n’ pieces

The Palin Dynasty’s stranglehold on reality TV continues. The allegedly highly anticipated Bristol Palin: Life’s a Tripp (get the pun?!) premieres June 19 on Lifetime. It follows Bristol Palin’s life as a single mom. … A&E has canceled its updating of Shakespeare, Dog the Bounty Hunter. … Kristen Wiig bade farewell this weekend to Saturday Night Live fans. But Lorne Michaels says two other cast members, Andy Samberg and Jason Sudeikis, may not be going after all, saying, “You never know.”

Miley Cyrus: Sex is lovely

Girls out there! Miley Cyrus doesn’t want you cheapening your bodies, or the act of love, by providing sexual favors in exchange for popularity. “The girls that really base how much they’re worth on the sexual favors they can do for somebody, that makes me really sad,” the former Disney star tells Lifetime gabshow host Amanda de Cadenet. “Because sex is actually really beautiful.” Write that down!!

The Hannah Montana survivor has been dating Liam Hemsworth, 22, for going on three years. She shoots down rumors they are engaged.

Brad and Bruce on politics

Brad Pitt, getting married soon, says there is a “toxic divide” in America between left and right. “It’s a serious, serious problem,” he says. Write that down!!! For his part, sometime GOPer Bruce Willis, who supported both George Bushes, is unhappy. “Yeah, [Mitt] Romney. He’s just such a disappointment, an embarrassment,” Willis, 57, tells Esquire’s Tom Chiarella. “He’s just one of those guys, one of those guys who says he’s going to change everything. And he’ll get in there … [and] He won’t do it.” Will Romney win? “No. Nah. I don’t really care,” Willis says. Chiarella notes that Willis used the bathroom five times during their two-hour chat.

Contact “SideShow” at sideshow@phillynews.com. This article contains information from Inquirer wire services and websites.

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