November 20, 2014 |
FOX 29's Iain Page and Lucy Noland , and CBS3's Kathy Orr , cooked up a storm yesterday at the Free Library of Philadelphia's central branch for Cancer Treatment Centers of America's Thanksgiving Throwdown benefit. The trio (along with local cancer survivors Andrew Slachta , Rhonda Ulmer and Laing Meyer ) whipped up meals that could be served with any good turkey dinner, including stuffing with Italian sausage, vegetarian collard greens and sweet potato casserole.
September 15, 2014 |
THIS WEEK we declare this Celebrityville space to be free of NFL shame and free of the clueless comments of local celebrity athletes who apparently have no regard for the food-service industry. Instead, we report on love, both creepy and unknown, and revised tour dates for Cher, who will perform Dec. 2 in Allentown. The Sept. 15 date is no longer. Enjoy the read. Yesterday The surgeon involved in the medical procedure performed on Funny Lady Joan Rivers , who later went into cardiac arrest during the surgery and died almost a week later - has stepped down after being asked to resign, New York's WABC Eyewitness News reported.
May 23, 2014 |
WITH A projected $125 million opening weekend and an incredible 94 percent "fresh" rating on RottenTomatoes, it appears "X-Men: Days of Future Past" is set to not only revive the mutant franchise but take it to new heights. Fox certainly has confidence in the film, as there has been talk among producers that "Days Of Future Past" could lead to as many as 10 new or rejuvenated X-film franchises. These include already-confirmed "X-Men: Apocalypse" in 2016, a third "Wolverine" film starring Hugh Jackman in 2017 and a "Gambit" solo film starring Channing Tatum.
May 16, 2014 |
Kelly Rowland weds in secret The rumors are true: Destiny's Child Kelly Rowland , 33, tied the knot with manager Tim Witherspoon before 30 guests in a secret ceremony Friday in Costa Rica, People and RadarOnline report. Boldfacers at the do included Michelle Williams , Solange Knowles, and a Jay Z -free Beyoncé . Hugh Jackman's bod 'n' mind The latest comic-book film, X-Men: Days of Future Past, has a real treat courtesy of Wolverine.
May 2, 2014 |
"AMAZING Spider-Man 2" star Andrew Garfield recently stirred some controversy when he said he brought up the possibility that Miles Morales - the half-black/half-Latino teen who replaced Peter Parker as Spidey in Marvel's Ultimate comic-book line - could replace him as the movie Spider-Man once Garfield spins his last web. While many dismissed the idea, Marvel editor-in-chief Axel Alonso is not among them. "Yeah, I could easily see it happening," Alonso told Tattle Comics Guy Jerome Maida . "I'm excited by the prospect of seeing the world's most recognizable superhero peel back the mask and show a new face and how inclusive that would be and what a statement that would make - and I don't think I'm alone!"
November 24, 2013 |
Demi goes for respectability It's time we respected youngster Demi Lovato , 21, as a serious artist and a woman of conscience. "I think no matter what way you say it, you're gonna be in the public eye and people are gonna look up to you. I just decided that I turned 21, I gotta be an adult, I've gotta act like one and here I am," Demi tells Hollyscoop. And she tells Entertainment Weekly she's tired of singers who write songs just for their shock value. "You're more respected as an artist" if you stay away from that material, she says.
November 22, 2013 |
WITH BOTH Thanksgiving and Hanukkah next week, people who are dating someone who has kids would do well to at least consider following the example set by football superstar Deion Sanders , who is dating Tracey Edmonds, ex-wife of Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds. According to Babyface, Sanders did something that was "the classiest thing in the world" when instead of just setting about building a relationship with the Edmonds' two sons, Sanders reached out to their father first.
October 15, 2013 |
Hugh Jackman threw himself a birthday party with 4,500 guests - but they had to pay to attend. He spent his 45th birthday Saturday at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre, where he sang, danced, and told stories for "One Night Only," a concert that raised $1.85 million for the Motion Picture & Television Fund, which provides health care and other services to entertainment industry workers and retirees. "This is probably the most narcissistic way to spend your birthday," he said. "I chose my favorite songs and told stories about my life.
October 15, 2013 |
"SONS OF ANARCHY" star Charlie Hunnam has dropped out of the big-screen version of "Fifty Shades of Grey," just weeks after being cast as the seductive billionaire male lead. Hunnam cited his busy schedule, but unnamed sources told the Hollywood Reporter that the project's high profile gave the actor cold feet. And if there's one thing you don't want in a movie in which much of your acting is done naked and in bed, it's cold feet. Dakota Johnson remains in the co-starring role of Anastasia Steele.
September 24, 2013 |
WHILE MOST pop stars were rocking out at the iHeart Music Festival, in Las Vegas, the Music Midtown Festival, in Atlanta, or Farm Aid, in upstate New York, Rihanna spent a weekend at the beach in Thailand, leaving behind a trail of racy tweets and incriminating Instagram photographs that led police to arrest two men for allegedly peddling protected primates. On a break from her Diamonds World Tour, Rihanna stopped at the Thai island of Phuket, where she posted a link on Twitter to an Instagram photo that showed her snuggling up to a furry primate called the slow loris, and tweeted Friday: "Look who was talkin dirty to me!"