December 17, 2014 |
FORMER CBS3 ANCHOR Susan Barnett has been a regular fixture on Fox News on Saturday mornings. Barnett left CBS3 in April of last year. "I am enjoying my newfound freedom, except with 3-year-old interruptions," she said as her child's voice on the other end of the phone questioned her about an Elf on the Shelf placement. I caught up with Barnett after I heard she was working nationally, doing flash sales on the network on Saturdays. "Good Morning America" and the "Today" show have similar segments.
November 8, 2014 |
Talk about a highway to hell. Phil Rudd, drummer for Aussie rockers and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers AC/DC , was charged Thursday in a court in New Zealand (he lives there) with hiring hit men to kill two people. No word on whom he was trying to murder. Rudd's has been with AC/DC since 1974, with a break from 1983 to 1994. 'Alex From Target' gets 15 crazy minutes It might be nice to be 16-year-old Alex LaBeouf (no relation, we don't think, to actor Shia LaBeouf , but just as fun to spell)
July 18, 2014 |
Sheryl Crow still single Dating's for the birds, man. Just look at Sheryl Crow , a 52-year-old single mom of two, who has survived breast cancer and a brain tumor. Whenever she's on a date, she feels as if she has to dumb herself down. "I had always gone out with guys who were highly successful, which would seem like it would put me at an equal level. But what ends up happening is that one of you becomes smaller - and it was always me. It's always the woman," the singer tells Good Housekeeping.
July 9, 2014 |
WHETHER OR NOT you love Ellen DeGeneres as a talk-show host, Tattle is confident you'd love her handling your real estate. According to E! News, just six months after moving into her $40 million, 13,511-square-foot mansion in the Holmby Hills section of Los Angeles, Ellen has flipped the slightly-bigger-than-a-trinity home to social media billionaire Sean Parker for a reported $15 million profit. TMZ.com said the recently married Napster creator - kind of makes you wonder why he didn't try to enjoy the home without paying for it - was so impressed with what Ellen (and wife Portia de Rossi )
July 7, 2014 |
IT FEELS LIKE this week started a year ago, what with the July Fourth holiday and all, but no, it began Monday with a lot of nonsense (we're looking at you, Mr. LaBeouf) and some good news for the Queen of Celebrities (we're looking another way, Miley Cyrus). Enjoy your Independence Day weekend with a side trip to Celebrityville. Friday Esquire "sexiest woman alive" Scarlett Johansson won a lawsuit against a French novelist, Gregoire Delacourt, whom the star claimed "fraudulently exploited her name, her image and her celebrity" in his book, the Guardian reported.
July 2, 2014 |
F ORBES has issued one of Tattle's favorite lists of the year, its Celebrity 100, and it should be no susprise that the biggest star in the world is Beyonce . Not only did Queen Bey grace enough magazine covers to score her all kinds of Forbes fame points, she also took in $115 million between June 2013 and June 2014. With income like that, Jay Z could be a stay-at-home dad, but he finished in sixth place and added an additional $60 million to Blue Ivy 's college fund.
May 4, 2014 |
Rejoice! A 'Scandal'-ous baby! Scandal beauty ('n' brains) Kerry Washington , 37, gave birth April 21 to a girl, Isabelle Amarachi Asomugha , under the most secret conditions imaginable, says TMZ. Why hide it from the media? Who knows? Isabelle's middle name is rich in signification. "Amarachi originates from the Igbo people of southeastern Nigeria and means 'God's grace' or 'grace of God,' " says Babycenter.com. This is the first baby for Nnamdi Asomugha , 32, the former Eagles cornerback, who'll celebrate their one-year wedding anniversary next month.
March 5, 2014 |
WE WON'T know which Oscar-winning movies will see a bump at the box office until this weekend, but the telecast has already resulted in a number of winners who didn't leave with little gold men: * ABC, Ellen DeGeneres and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences had a good night, as ratings for the telecast in the nation's 56 largest TV markets were up 7 percent over last year. Nielsen said yesterday that New York, Kansas City, Mo., and Chicago were the strongest markets for Sunday's telecast, in which "12 Years a Slave" won the Academy Award for best picture.
March 5, 2014 |
Mega-selfie crashes Twitter!! They're calling it Mega-selfie !! Ellen DeGeneres , host of Sunday's Oscar knees-up, took a selfie with a constellation of stars, posted it to Twitter, and told the world to retweet it till it broke the record. Success! In 34 minutes , yo. Smashed the old mark, set by President Obama 's election night 2012 selfie (a measly 780K retweets). So thick did the retweets tweet that for many users, Twitter seized up. Fail screen!
March 4, 2014 |
NOT EVEN a mid-show pizza order can turn Hollywood's biggest night into a dorm party. Ellen DeGeneres, on her second go-around as host, steered the 86th Annual Academy Awards on a safe, only slightly wacky course last night, popping in and out of the audience, taking selfies with some of the world's biggest stars and, yes, ordering pizzas. Here's some of what we noticed: So that's what she was doing there: Doylestown's own Pink, whose place in the show had been left something of a mystery, sang "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" in front of Judy Garland's kids - Liza Minnelli and Lorna and Joey Luft - to mark the 75th anniversary of "The Wizard of Oz. " Best sport: Minnelli, of whom DeGeneres quipped: "One of the most amazing Liza Minnelli impersonators I have ever seen.