Tattle: Jaden, Willow being Bad Boy (& Girl)

Posted: December 19, 2012

 W  ILL AND JADA PINKETT SMITH have had enough.

Not of each other. Of their bratty kids.

According to the National Enquirer, so you know it has to be true, Will and Jada have decided that they've given too much freedom to Jaden, 14, and Willow, 12, and the young Smiths have responded with bad behavior, foul language and anger issues.

Time for an intervention.

The Smith parents say they may look for new schools for the kids and begin monitoring their computer time, TV time and - yikes! - their friends.

You know, be parents.

"Will won't stand for spoiled, bratty behavior in his own kids," an inside source told the Enquirer. "He and Jada realize it's hard being the children of superstars, but they're confident they can change their kids' behavioral problems and get them under control with a heaping helping of tough love."

Dusk for Dawn at NBC10

Dawn Timmeney is out at NBC10. People Paper gossip columnist Dan Gross reported on Twitter that the station did not renew the anchor/reporter's contract and that her last day at the station was Friday. Timmeney worked at the station for 12 years.

Eat, drink and be funny  

Joe Sixpack roasting on an open fire . . .

Philadelphia's favorite beer writer is going to be roasted Tuesday at 8 p.m. (a/k/a tonight) at Prohibition Taproom (501 N. 13th St.).

So brew up your best jokes or just go to laugh, eat (chef Jen Sherman's pub food is really good) . . . and drink.

A portion of the proceeds will go to Philabundance.

Tattle TV

* Hulu says revenue this year will grow about 65 percent to $695 million.

The online site says it has more than doubled the number of subscribers (now more than 3 million) who pay $8 a month for Hulu Plus, which provides users a broader selection of back episodes and access over mobile devices, game consoles and Internet-connected TVs. Both free and paid versions of Hulu come with ads.

In a blog post, Hulu CEO Jason Kilar said Monday that the service has spent $500 million on content this year, boosting the number of titles it offers by 40 percent.

Spend money on content? That's crazy talk.

Martin Scorsese is making a documentary on Bill Clinton for HBO.

Earlier this year HBO aired a documentary on Clinton's predecessor, George H.W. Bush.

Too bad Scorsese's not making an original film, because we can totally imagine the scene in which Clinton looks at himself in the mirror and says:

"You talkin' to me, Hillary? You talkin' to me? You talkin' to me? Then who the hell else are you talking . . . you talking to me? Well, I'm the only one here. Who the f--- do you think you're talking to?"

* Participant Media plans to launch a cable network aimed at the so-called millennials - viewers 18 to 34 years old - with programming it describes as inspiring and thought-provoking.

The as-yet-unnamed network is set to start next summer with an initial reach of 40 million subscribers, the company announced Monday.

Don't millennials get all their inspiration and thought provocation from the Internet?

TATTBITS

* Sexiest Man Alive Channing

Tatum and his wife, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, are expecting their first child in 2013.

The couple, who recently co-starred in the film "10 Years," met on the 2006 dance film "Step Up," and wed in 2009.

Besides a baby, the new year will be hectic for the parents-to-be. The too-busy Tatum has at least four movies in the works, and Dewan-Tatum appears on this season of "American Horror Story: Asylum" and has a TV movie called "She Made Them Do It" premiering Dec. 29 on Lifetime.

* A union representing hundreds

of Broadway theater cleaners, porters, elevator operators and bathroom attendants have reached a tentative agreement with theater producers to avert a strike, both sides said Monday.

The potential deal must still be ratified by the 250 theater workers represented by the 32BJ union, a process expected to be completed by next week. Details of the deal were not immediately revealed.

* It's been 25

years since Switzerland won the Eurovision Song Contest, and even that time the singer was a Canadian - Celine Dion.

So with the 2013 contest coming up in Malmo, Sweden, the Swiss are pulling out all stops.

They're sending the Salvation Army.

Seriously. That's not some ironically named Goth-rock band.

They're really sending one of their Swiss chapters, complete with the group's 94-year-old bassist.

Watch out, KISS. There's a new army in town.

- Staff writer Morgan Zalot and Daily News wire

services contributed

to this report.


Email: gensleh@phillynews.com.

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