March 9, 2014 |
Michael Jackson not the dad? Claims that Michael Jackson fathered a 31-year-old man named Brandon Howard are untrue, says TMZ. This week, Alki David , founder of FilmOn.com, said he had obtained DNA evidence that proved MJ's paternity. Turns out the lab that supposedly carried out the test is fake. The results are printed on paper that bears the same company logo as the fictional DNA testing lab in the sci-fi pic Terminator Salvation ! David on Friday told TMZ the test is real, and he said the lab added the logo design to make their printouts more photogenic.
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.
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, 2016 |
Taylor Swift by the numbers Taylor Swift , Wyomissing's own girlie-girl-turned-global- music-industry-giant, is ready to commit to beau Calvin Harris , 32, till death - or a no-fault divorce - do them part in a $2 mil wedding, says OK! mag. ( Selena Gomez will be maid of honor, Hollywood Life says.) Swift, who has dated the Scottish DJ and producer for only a year, reportedly doesn't want him to sign a prenup. It's a dangerous idea: She's worth $280 mil, while his fortune adds up to a paltry $110 mil. The couple has not confirmed or refuted the various reports.
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.
June 14, 2014 |
Mila, Ashton 'n' baby, too You know what Mila Kunis really hates? She hates when couples say, "We're pregnant. " So she told Jimmy Kimmel when he had the temerity to tell her, "My wife and I are pregnant," referring to Molly McNearney . Kunis, 30, expecting her first baby with fiancé Ashton Kutcher , took the mic and addressed all mammalian males: "You're not pregnant! Do you have to squeeze a watermelon-sized person out? . . . No. " Kunis laid down another rule this week.
November 16, 2014 |
Tina Fey on Kim K. The definitive word on Kim Kardashian 's recent forays into porn may have come from Tina Fey , in her 2011 bestseller Bossypants . Time mag found it, and now it's all over the InterWebs. It seems to apply. Tina asks: Have Jennifer Lopez and Beyoncé really helped women embrace their diversity and celebrate their bodies? Um, no: "All Beyoncé and J-Lo have done is to add to the laundry list of attributes that women must have to qualify as beautiful.
April 23, 2016 |
Time's top 100 When it comes to influencing the destiny of the cosmos, Nicki Minaj , Adele , Leonardo DiCaprio , and the Rock have more sway than you: They are among the VIPs who made the 2016 Time 100. The mag's list of the most influential human persons also includes Ariana Grande and Julia Louis-Dreyfus , who are praised in essays by other celebs. "She's an icon, a boss and a role model to all these young girls out here," Lil Wayne writes of Minaj.