April 8, 2015 |
WHEN Diane Sawyer stepped away from the "ABC Nightly News," we assumed it was to do more hard-hitting, in-depth reporting on the big issues plaguing our society. Who knew she'd start with the biggest. Bruce Jenner . ABC announced yesterday that Sawyer and Jenner will chat for two hours - TWO hours! - in a "far-ranging, exclusive interview" that will air April 24 at 9 p.m. Far-ranging? Will they discuss the former gold-medal decathlete's javelin technique? Will Bruce even still have a javelin?
February 11, 2015
TO PARAPHRASE the line from the Watergate hearings (for you younger readers, Watergate was kind of like Deflategate, but in politics, not football), what did Kris Jenner know about her ex-husband's gender issues and when did she know it? The former Mrs. Bruce Jenner has insisted that she was "in the dark" about her ex's desire to live as a woman. Others say otherwise. Several gossip websites reported Monday that Kris was hip to Bruce's longings early on. RadarOnline reported that within months of trading "I dos" in the early 1990s, Kris discovered Bruce dressing in her threads.
February 5, 2015 |
Queen Bey kicks off vegan biz Cavort in delighted bliss, oh, ye healthy eaters! Beyoncé has come to your rescue - including here in Philly! With her trainer and biz partner Marco Borges , Bey has just started 22 Days Nutrition, a home-delivery vegan food service. And they deliver to Philly, yo! Meals run between $9 and $15, and they tell us they're pure, good stuff, fresh, never frozen, much like Bey her lovely self. Bey and hub Jay Z went famously vegan for a time in 2013, Instagramming their food, even (but what filters did they use?
January 18, 2015
The "Sideshow" column Friday gave an incorrect name for Kris Jenner of Kardashian family fame. The "Changing Skyline" column Friday incorrectly identified the city agency that oversees the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and gave an approval for an 11-story apartment house behind the Rodin Museum. It is the Department of Parks and Recreation.
November 17, 2014
HATE ON Kim Kardashian and that big, oiled-up booty of hers if you want. But she's winning. Definitely not from a moral perspective, but Kardashian isn't worried about getting laid off from work like many of the rest of us. At 34, Kim K stands to earn $85 million just for her video game (Kim Kardashian: Hollywood), according to Forbes magazine. She earned about $28 million from June 2013 to June of this year for her other endeavors, the magazine estimated in its "Celebrity 100" list, on which Kim ranked 80th.
June 12, 2014 |
Tracy Morgan's health Tracy Morgan is not losing his leg as a result of his car crash on Saturday! So insists the comic's fiancee, Megan Wollover , who is simply sick of the rumor mill. Morgan's rep, Lewis Kay , said Morgan underwent surgery on his leg on Sunday. He still has the appendage. "The concern for his well-being has been overwhelming, but Megan is respectfully asking that the media await official word through these channels before speculating (mostly inaccurately)
May 21, 2014 |
Awesome wedding present! Singer and smooth operator Ray J ( William Ray Norwood Jr.) plans to give Kimye the ultimate wedding gift: a share of the profit from the porn vid he made with Kim Kardashian . Vivid Entertainment tells TMZ the vid has grossed $50 mil since it was released seven years ago. Will Kim's groom, Kanye West , accept the cash? A real star turns 40 Many happy returns to the Rubik's Cube , which turned 40 Monday. The sanity-sapping puzzle was invented in '74 by Hungarian architecture prof and sculptor Erno Rubik and was put on the market six years later.
February 15, 2014
Bruce bails out Bruce Jenner won't return for the next season of Keeping Up With the Kardashians , even if the show is renewed, reports celeb website TMZ.com, citing Sources close to the Kardashian clan and the show. TMZ describes the former Olympic decathlon champ, separated from wife Kris Jenner , - mother of Kourtney, Kim, Khloé , and Rob Kardashian - as a reluctant participant in the show who wants to spend more time with his sons from previous marriages.
January 11, 2014 |
Gabrielle Union's reasons Would you take back a guy who fathered a child with another woman then proposed marriage to you? What if the dude was Dwyane Wade ? Gabrielle Union did. Union, 41, who stars in BET's Being Mary Jane , tells Glamour she and Wade broke up because her work was so demanding. "I couldn't take time off, and I missed some quality togetherness we desperately needed," she says. It'll never happen again. "I reassessed priorities," she says, "I realized I wasn't willing to sacrifice my relationship for [my career]
December 29, 2013 |
Celebrities misbehaved spectacularly this year: drinking, drugging, sexing, marrying, birthing, divorcing, and twerking their way into gossip history. Time to take stock and tally up the scandals. But lest we are accused of focusing on nothing but the ugly, the sad, and the blotto, we open with . . . the positive! Judge by their works Our annual prize for the least unbearable and hateful boldfacer goes to two remarkable women, Jennifer Lawrence and Beyoncé . Jennifer, 23, was barely 21 when she got her first Oscar nomination, for Winter's Bone . She began the year picking up the statuette for Silver Linings Playbook and ended it amid buzz she'll nab another for American Hustle . How do we know she's possessed of a healthy soul?