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.
August 30, 2013 |
"GETAWAY" takes place in Sofia, Bulgaria, where apparently life is cheap, and automobiles even cheaper. The filmmakers crash a couple hundred cars to tell the story of a former race car driver (Ethan Hawke) blackmailed into driving a hot rod around the city, leading police on a wild Mustang chase. The movie has the happily idiotic plot of a summer B movie. And if "Getaway" had been satisfied to wow us with its prodigiously high auto body count, surely a modern record, that would have been fine.
November 19, 2012 |
Fangs for the dough, movie fans. The final film in the Twilight series sank its long teeth deep into the wallets of moviegoers over the weekend (including ex-Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and wife Ann , who took in the show in Del Mar, Calif., Saturday night, according to celeb website TMZ.com) and extracted $141.3 mil in domestic ticket sales. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 , the final installment in the Twilight series, also lapped up $199.6 million in ticket sales overseas.
March 13, 2013 |
AUSTIN, TEXAS - Iconoclastic director Harmony Korine unveiled what may be one of the most twisted spring-break movies in recent memory with a screening heralded by a roving motorcade of scooter drivers in bikinis and ski masks and lasting into the wee hours Monday at the South by Southwest film festival. "Spring Breakers," positioned as both a celebration and an indictment of the annual bacchanal, follows four bikini-clad college students through a series of improbable adventures.
August 6, 2012
While Octomom Nadya Suleman's money woes continue, she's decided to try online dating. TMZ.com reports that Octo has created an online dating profile for WhatsYourPrice.com, a site where users (formerly called johns) can pay other users to go out with them. In this heat, who wants to stand on a corner? Octo didn't even lie in her profile, even though Tattle finds it a real deal-breaker when we see a woman's profile that says: Have kids: Yes, 14. Want kids: Yes. She said she loves to laugh (with her laugh, that's not a plus)
February 15, 2011 |
When you think of Justin Bieber fans, you picture cute, cotton-candy-fed, prepubescent girls and boys filled with joy. It turns out they're vicious, pop-crazed piranhas, rabid French-poodle-size maniacs. So, not true! Beliebers went berserk when the Canadian teen was denied the best-new-artist Grammy by some chick named Esperanza Spalding . Justin, 16, said he was upset. "I worked really hard these past few years, and you know, I'm not going to lie - I was disappointed," he told MTV News.
March 17, 2014 |
WHO KNEW President Obama could mix it up with an established funnyman? Is the Biebs back with his former galpal? Where is Malaysia Airlines flight MH370? Take the bullet train to Celebrityville and at least two of your questions will be answered. Friday CNN honcho Jeff Zucker is expected to try out Philly broadcast personality Michael Smerconish for the 9 p.m. Piers Morgan slot that will be vacated March 28 by the British journalist, sources told Deadline.com. Smerconish recently joined CNN and will test along with colleagues Jake Tapper , Bill Weir and Don Lemon , the website said.
August 28, 2014 |
Police want Miley's pal Poor Miley Cyrus ! Even her goodwill gestures backfire! Seems the homeless man Miley brought to the VMAs Sunday to accept the best video of the year prize on her behalf is wanted by the police. Miley came to the glitzy gala accessorized with one Jesse Helt as a way to highlight the plight of homelessness. The Statesman Journal of Salem, Ore., says there's a warrant out for Helt's arrest for multiple parole violations in Oregon. Helt was paroled after a 2010 conviction for an attempted break-in at a flat in Salem.
April 13, 2014 |
Diaz: Monogamy's for the birds Prospective Cameron Diaz mates may want to pay close attention to the Charlie's Angels angel's chat with InStyle. "I don't know if anyone is really naturally monogamous," Diaz, 41, tells the mag. "We all have the same instincts as animals. But we live in a society where it's been ingrained in us to do these things. " Diaz, whose dating portfolio includes Matt Dillon , Jared Leto , Justin Timberlake , and Alex "A-Rod" Rodriguez , says people chase after monogamy "because they've been told, 'This equals happiness.' " Instead, we end up with a big bowl of misery.
May 22, 2013 |
It's a weird celeb world. Film stars now routinely draw out breakups (see Justin Bieber / Selena Gomez , below) forever for the PR of it. Some (we won't say who) (you know) may even get married or pregnant for PR. Breakup case in point: Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson . The much-lusted-after stars of the Twilight film franchise have yo-yo'd us all since 2008: Were they together? Apart? Was it all a dream? Then, last summer, K-Stew got naughty with director Rupert Sanders , R-Patt got hurt, and they split.