March 16, 2015 |
There was a time when even the most confident of ink-wearers feared that hand tattoos would render them forever unemployable. No more. The trendlet Tattoo artists are routinely etching letters below knuckles to create words (among the most popular is love ). And graphics just above the nail bed - such as shamrocks, musical clefs, and ankhs - are favorite tiny tats. Some couples have wedding bands tattooed on their fingers. And hearts, punctuation marks, card symbols, and celestial bodies decorate the sides of fingers.
January 28, 2015
CAN WE talk? In court. Joan Rivers ' daughter, Penn alum Melissa Rivers , filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit yesterday against Yorkville Endoscopy, in Manhattan, and her mother's doctors, who she claims botched a routine outpatient procedure last August that led to Joan's death. The New York Daily News broke the story. Joan, a still-feisty 81, had gone to the clinic for a throat examination, but doctors did an unauthorized examination of her vocal chords, according to the News ' report on the suit.
January 6, 2015 |
BEING NO. 1 at the box office is Hobbit-forming. Peter Jackson 's Middle-earth finale, "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," was the top movie in America this past weekend, making it three straight weeks. The film took in $21.9 million, according to studio estimates yesterday, narrowly edging out "Into the Woods" ($19.1 million) and Angelina Jolie 's World War II tale "Unbroken" ($18.4 million). The weekend's lone new wide release, the horror sequel "The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death," landed in fourth place with $15.1 million.
December 25, 2014 |
Splitsville for Carter Helena Bonham Carter , 48, is back on the market. The Shakespearean marvel and her partner, fantasy auteur Tim Burton , 56, have split up after 13 years. They "separated amicably earlier this year and have continued to be friends and co-parent their children," Carter's rep tells People. The couple, who met on the set of Burton's 2001 picture Planet of the Apes , have two kids, son Billy , 11, and daughter Nell , 7. Miley's own Kennedy Patrick Schwarzenegger 's family have met his gf, Miley Cyrus , and despite all the bad twerkadelic press around the gal, they like her!
November 17, 2014 |
IT WAS a very exciting week for the Internet, space exploration and Al Roker . The European Space Agency's Philae landed on a comet - think about that for a sec - and reality TV entity Kim Kardashian was photographed in revealing poses for Paper magazine, resulting in memes galore. And the "Today" show weatherman was offering up weather info for 34 hours straight. The biggest news to emerge this week, in our esteemed estimation, had little fanfare comparatively: Matt Damon will be Jason Bourne once more for a film to be released in 2016.
November 3, 2014 |
TONIGHT WE turn the clocks back an hour, giving the stars more time to make news - like tweeting that they're sick when, hmmmmm , maybe they're not. And putting spin on a canceled interview. Read on to find out what's been going on in Celebrityville. Yesterday * Looks like native son Bradley Cooper won't be just a movie star any longer. Now you can also call him a TV producer. Deadline.com reports that CBS has committed to a "Limitless" pilot, based on the 2011 movie hit that Cooper starred in and executive-produced.
September 20, 2014 |
Twerking to jail? Always knew twerking was going to cost Miley Cyrus her freedom, even her life. That's what happens to great visionaries and inventors. A state legislator in Mexico demands that Miley face punishment for twerking at a recent performance while one of her dancers spanked her with the Mexican flag. Are we talking a 10-, 20- or 30-year stretch in a supermax prison? Nah - at most she'll get a fine. Joan Rivers' doctor A source at Manhattan's Yorkville Endoscopy tells CNN that Joan Rivers ' personal ear-nose-throat doctor performed a biopsy of her vocal cords without the late comic's prior consent.
September 19, 2014 |
DEAR STUPID, young, just-being-yourselves pop stars, Here's a tip. We know it's impossible for you to control your coolness, outrageousness and sex drive, but everything in the world is not a prop in your stage show. TMZ.com reports that Miley Cyrus , the type of concert star who might perform in Iraq and wonder what the fuss was when she twerked with a guy in a black ski mask, could go to jail for getting her prosthetic behind spanked on stage . . . with a Mexican flag.
August 27, 2014 |
AS TATTLE reported yesterday, Wiz Khalifa canceled his concert Saturday night in California after a person was shot and killed backstage at his Friday-night show. Wiz is currently on tour with Jeezy . As a follow-up to that story, TMZ.com reported that police searched Jeezy's tour bus after the shooting . . . and found an assault rifle. As of last night, Jeezy was being held in lieu of $1 million bail. He was arrested with five others at the Verizon Amphitheatre, in Irvine.
August 24, 2014 |
A LOT OF REGULAR folks may be on vacation, taking time away from the fray, but not celebs. Nope, they always seem to be in the mix, prompting bans, filing lawsuits and breaking up. Take a read of Celebrityville to find out more about what celebrities did this past week. Yesterday Former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is gay and never had sex with his former mistress, the woman claimed in court documents, the Courthouse News Service reported. Mistress V. Stiviano - who famously recorded Sterling, 80, making controversial comments about African-Americans resulting in his lifetime ban from the NBA - also claimed she acted as a "beard" for him for three years, the service reported.