March 20, 2013 |
Sheldon Stephens , the first of four men who accused former Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash of molesting him when he was underage, alleges in a new lawsuit that Clash, 52, indulged in an orgiastic intake of crystal meth and "poppers" before having sex with Stephens, then 16. The suit, filed by the Harrisburg resident in U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania, says Clash promised the young would-be actor he'd help advance his career. Clash lawyer Michael Berger calls the suit meritless.
January 11, 2015 |
Is Tina Fey a deadly weapon? Is it too early to mine the Bill Cosby rape scandal for jokes? Nope, say Golden Globe co-hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler . Asked by Access Hollywood if they'd broach Cosby at Sunday's awards gala, Fey immediately said, "Oh, heck, yes!" Celebs need not fear the two gals. "We don't want anyone attending to be scared to be there because of us," said Fey, who may be as beloved in Philly as Cosby once was. "In the grand scheme of the world, it couldn't be less important.
February 17, 2015 |
He's just 11 years old, but already John is laying the groundwork for a music career. He likes rap, writes his own songs, and recently started singing in church. When he grows up, he says determinedly, he wants to be a star like Justin Bieber, his favorite. Music may be at the top of his list of interests, but sports - football, basketball, and baseball - comes in a close second. "The one I'm really good at is baseball," says John, who plays with his friends. "I can swing the bat really good.
July 9, 2012 |
An adorable 9-year-old, Gianna is very intelligent and witty. Conversation is easy for her and she has no difficulty in engaging people she just meets. She has a great sense of humor and easily laughs at a variety of things. Gianna loves anything to do with Tinker Bell and wants to be a fairy like her idol when she grows up. She also likes animals, lasagna, Justin Bieber and video games, especially Mario. Enrolled in fourth grade, Gianna receives special education services. She enjoys going to school because she has the opportunity to learn things.
February 22, 2012 |
COMCAST'S TAKEOVER of pre-"Smash" NBC/Universal came with a price steeper than owning some of network television's crappiest shows. As part of its agreement with the FCC and the Department of Justice, the media giant will launch four minority-owned networks on its cable-TV systems in the next two years. The networks announced yesterday include: * Revolt, a channel conceived by "P. Diddy" Combs and MTV veteran Andy Schuon , and surprisingly, not about an uprising of people who get their Comcast bill.
April 7, 2013 |
IT'S Tattle's first-ever week in review: Friday Beyoncé and Jay-Z celebrated their fifth anniversary in Havana. Beyoncé: "Is that a cigar or are you just happy to see me?" Jay-Z: "It's a cigar. " Also celebrating: "Arrested Development," which returns May 25 - on Netflix. Thursday NBC got what it wanted: Jay Leno is leaving "Tonight" next February, and Jimmy Fallon is taking over. Norwegian tween girls got what they wanted: No school, so they can see Justin Bieber in Oslo.
April 22, 2011 |
This week's new DVD releases include the top Oscar winner. The King's Speech , Grade A: Director Tom Hopper's film - winner of this year's Oscar for best picture - uses one man's physical limitations as the core for this beautiful and moving story of courage and friendship. Colin Firth turns in another standout performance that conveys how the mantle of royalty is both a curse and blessing. And Geoffrey Rush finds the right balance between respect for the crown and concern for the man wearing it. This is not a movie simply about a king making a speech.
January 29, 2014 |
Quentin T. sues Gawker Quentin Tarantino reportedly threw a tantrum when his new script, The Hateful Eight , was leaked online, and vowed never to make the film! Now QT has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against gossip site Gawker, which posted a link to the screenplay, says TMZ. "Gawker Media has made a business of predatory journalism, violating people's rights to make a buck . . . . This time they went too far," reads the suit. How much does QT want in damages? Unknown.
March 7, 2014 |
May nuptials for Kimye! Didn't get an invitation to the Wedding of the Century? Well, it's not likely you will: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West already have selected 150 guests for their Paris wedding. And they've finally set a date! The biggest day since Adam and Eve will take place May 24. People mag says Kim has yet to decide if she'll go with a white gown. Dave Barry: Not a Belieber! "That was agony," humorist Dave Barry tells USA Today of the first (and only?
January 11, 2012 |
You don't need Doppler radar to tell which way the wind is blowing in Philadelphia. On Tuesday, Fox29 announced that it was parting ways, effective immediately, with weatherman-about-town John Bolaris . The relationship between the storm-seer and the station, which had grown frosty during his four-year tenure, hit the freezing point just before Christmas when a Playboy article appeared, recounting his adventures in Florida in 2010 with...