July 22, 2016 |
THE WASHINGTON POST reported that as part of her "Joining Forces" initiative, first lady Michelle Obama invited a group of veterans and active military to a special pre-release White House screening of Star Trek: Beyond . Stars Chris Pine , Karl Urban and Simon Pegg were also guests. President Obama was absent, but he is reportedly a "Star Trek" fan, although Mrs. Obama may not be. "May the force be with you," she said in her welcoming remarks. D'oh! Urban (who plays Dr. McCoy)
October 19, 2014 |
IF THERE'S only one thing, OK two, two things we've learned this week writing Temporary Tattle, it's that (a), even if you're a money-making brilliant legal novelist, you're bound to say stupid bleep that you will later retract and (2), Stephen Collins' story keeps getting ickier. Have fun on the bullet train to Celebrityville. Yesterday U2 singer Bono shattered Temporary Tattle's notion that he was making a fashion statement by wearing his sunglasses all the time. Unfortunately for the frontman, he has suffered from glaucoma for 20 years, the Associated Press reports.
January 17, 2014 |
Lena Dunham's real reality Reality ain't always very pretty - or Hollywood perfect. That's one of the themes that runs through wunderkind Lena Dunham 's HBO show, Girls . The sex, she tells Vogue mag, is decidedly unglamorous. "There was a sense that I and many women I knew had been led astray by Hollywood and television depictions of sexuality," Lena tells the mag. The sex scenes in Girls tend to make you squirm. There's a reason for that, says the writer, actor, producer, and director: "Seeing somebody who looks like you having sex on television is a less comfortable experience than seeing somebody who looks like nobody you've ever met. " Song of the week "I'm stuck in Gov. Chris Christie 's Fort Lee, New Jersey traffic jam," Bruce Springsteen and Jimmy Fallon sang on the comic's show in a tune modeled after "Born to Run" that mocked the governor's bridge scandal.
September 21, 2013 |
He's squeaky-clean and Jujube-soft on the outside, but in one of those Celeb Revelations That Rock the World, Zac Efron has been exposed as being all hard - hard drinkin' and druggin' - on the inside. People mag this week reported that Zac, 25, did a stint in rehab in April. That's not all! TMZ reported Thursday that Zac first checked into rehab in March, then returned after a relapse. Zac's substance of choice? Coke, says TMZ. Zac was a mere teen - 17 - when he rocketed to fame on Disney's High School Musical . Last year, he told People he wouldn't let fame ruin him. "I care too much about those around me and everything I've worked for to just go out and blow it," he said.
June 22, 2012 |
"I am sorry," Jon Gosselin , 35, tells ex-wife Kate , 37, in a blanket apology for his behavior since the couple's idyllic Wyomissing life was shattered in '09. "I am sorry," he says via People mag, "because I did stuff I wouldn't want done to me. " By "stuff," Jon means the torrent of déclassé chicks he so publicly dated after the breakup, which no doubt deeply affected their eight kids and landed reality-show maven...
April 25, 2012 |
BRAVO CAMERASrolled Monday taping Jennifer Carroll for "Life After Top Chef" as she cooked for family and friends at Meme (22nd & Spruce). Meme chef David Katz let his friend take over his kitchen for a preview tasting of her menu from Concrete Blonde, a restaurant that she is planning to open despite as yet having no location for it. Jon Gosselin, former "Jon & Kate Plus 8" star turned self-described computer geek, and his girlfriend, were...
April 5, 2012 |
FILMMAKER M. Night Shyamalan , actor Penn Badgley of "Gossip Girl," actors Seth Green and Terrence Howard , and Boyz II Men singer Nate Morris were among celebrities who turned out Wednesday night at Hotel Palomar for a Virgin America airlines party celebrating its launch in Philadelphia. Virgin's chief, Sir Richard Branson , was also at the party and introduced DJ Jazzy Jeff , who spun as Mayor Nutter and wife Lisa danced it up on the floor.
September 8, 2011 |
Is there life after TV? Do people who exist outside the screen actually exist in the full, um, existential sense of the term? Is anything real that isn't filmed? These are some of the myriad Schopenhauerian issues that have besieged Philly beauty Kate Gosselin . Kate, 36, who already lost her husband Jon Gosselin (and on TV!), has lost TV itself with the cancellation of her TLC reality series Kate Plus 8 . (The last show is scheduled for Monday.) "I'm freaking out. Big time," Kate admits to People.
August 17, 2011 |
Marcia Gay Harden took up a paintbrush Tuesday morning to help refurbish the Community Education Center in Powelton Village. The Mystic River star joined about 40 volunteers as they put the finishing touches on an extensive makeover of the arts center funded by a corporate-sponsored benefit program, "Drops of Good: The Maxwell House Community Project. " "The idea of giving back to the community through support of the arts has always been important for me," Harden said.
January 21, 2011 |
Jenny-From-the-Block-turned-megastar-turned-TV-diva Jennifer Lopez is so eager to find fresh faces (and legs 'n' arms 'n' shoulders 'n' derrieres) for her new video, "On the Floor," that Thursday she set up, via Twitter, an open casting call for dancers in Hollywood. "We're going to be looking for real club kids," she told Ryan Seacrest on his radio show Wednesday. "You know those kids who go to the club and they dance all night and that's all they care about?" Me, Jenny! Me!