November 6, 2010 |
Yankee superstar Alex Rodriguez and movie beauty Cameron Diaz have joined the sundering herd on the never-ending migration to Splitsville. Thus reports Life & Style Weekly magazine on its website. "Cameron and A-Rod are no longer dating and have definitely parted ways," Unnamed Source informs Life & Style. "He just doesn't like her anymore. That's honestly the reason they split. " Gossiping got going when Cameron was spotted in London on Oct. 19 in the company of a male who wasn't A-Rod.
September 16, 2009 |
Kanye West finally offered a personal apology to Taylor Swift yesterday - two days after he interrupted the country star's best-female-video acceptance speech during the MTV Video Music Awards to sing nominee Beyonce's praises. Surely his momma taught him better than that. Monday night, in fact, West was uncharacteristically silent for about 20 seconds (a TV eternity) during an appearance on "The Jay Leno Show" after Leno asked him what his late mother, Donda West, would have thought about his behavior.
January 7, 2006 |
People magazine is reporting that Nick Lachey had a thing for traipsing around the house in the shoes of Jessica Simpson back when they were a couple. In a post-breakup interview given to Elle magazine, the 32-year-old Lachey says, "It was sort of a kinky thing we liked to get into. " Lachey also described himself as a guy in touch with his feelings: "Typically an overly sensitive person, I lay my heart out there too often. I've never been shy about crying. Sometimes we're so scared of our emotions that we rob ourselves.
December 18, 2010 |
The Broadway debut of Spider-Man , already (at $65 mil) the priciest show ever, with music by Bono and The Edge of Irish rock deities U2 , has been pushed back a month to Feb. 7. Why? Insiders say they're redoing the closing tune and adding more scenes. He's still not dead, yo On Thursday, rumors ran wildfire that Morgan Freeman , 73, had died. A single lying Twitter tweet started it. Great investigative journalism: Slate's Farhad Manjoo revealed the hoaxster to be the tweeter @originalcjizzle . People just passed the rumor on as if it were true.
May 16, 2010 |
Contrary to F. Scott Fitzgerald's observation, there are, indeed, second acts in American lives. They're called celebrity reality shows, a curious subgenre that airlifts has-been performers out of obscurity. The result is Frankenstein-like, as yesterday's D-listers lurch around alarmingly in the unaccustomed spotlight, looking much the worse for wear. The pioneer of this programming was Ozzy Osbourne, the rusted-out heavy metal king who was resuscitated by MTV in 2002.
January 2, 2007 |
Couple steam up MTV set Nick Lachey and TRL host Vanessa Minnillo passionately smooched in the new year, People.com reports. Just before midnight, the two hotties - who have been dating for eight months - took their spot in the window for MTV's live New Year's Eve party coverage. But off camera, things really heated up. Lachey whispered into Minnillo's ear and kissed her neck. At midnight, they locked lips, and, between sips of champagne, whispered and kissed some more.
April 20, 2006 |
It's the morning after. Morning after news of TomKat's spawn and Brooke Shields' baby tsunamied the Gossip Compound. So while we all regroup - and wait to see if Iran steps up its nuclear program in retaliation for TomKat's appropriation of the Persian name Suri - it's time to go into TomKat withdrawal and look for bits from elsewhere in Gossipland. The great birth Like Michelangelo, Tom Cruise has, through special-order modeling clay Katie Holmes, sculpted his first masterpiece, Suri.
December 19, 2005 |
Who had three years and two months on the Nick and Jessica marriage? Time to collect. Preacher's-daughter-turned-pop-bombshell Jessica Simpson filed for divorce Friday from former boy band star Nick Lachey. The tabloid favorites (she's 25, he's 32), wed in October 2002. Ms. Blonde Hottie cited "irreconcilable differences" in a divorce petition filed in Los Angeles Superior Court. Guess they never did settle that ugly "chicken or tuna" debacle. And what's this? No pre-nup?
May 16, 2010 |
Contrary to F. Scott Fitzgerald's observation, there are, indeed, second acts in American lives. They're called celebrity reality shows, a curious subgenre that airlifts has-been performers out of obscurity. The result is Frankenstein-like, as yesterday's D-listers lurch around alarmingly in the unaccustomed spotlight, looking much the worse for wear. The pioneer of this programming was Ozzy Osbourne, the rusted-out heavy metal king who was resuscitated by MTV in 2002. Ozzy's Herculean struggles with basic domestic tasks and with forming intelligible sentences in The Osbournes gave the channel its highest rating to date.
November 5, 2004 |
Jeopardy! champ Ken Jennings has probably been called a lot of things: A whiz, a brainiac, a nerd, a conehead, an egghead, or a pointy-head. But when it comes down to it, words really do not matter - numbers do. And on Wednesday, Jennings sealed his 66th straight win on Alex Trebek's brain-teaser of a game by shattering a mondo record. Winning $45,099 that night, Jennings brought his grand total to $2,197,000, which makes him the top television game-show winner in all of that medium's long and august history.