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.
January 4, 2015
Menzel vs. Twitter, Round 1 As the universe now knows, leather-lunged Idina Menzel mutilated a high note on Wednesday night while singing the inescapable Frozen anthem "Let It Go" during Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest on ABC. At once, the long, idiotic knives came out on social media and carved Idina into kibble. But she's firing back! Menzel tweeted a photo of a wise thing she said last year: "I am more than the notes I hit, and that's how I try to approach my life.
May 7, 2015 |
Lauryn drops Israeli show Lauryn Hill has canceled her Tel Aviv concert, scheduled for Thursday, but the outspoken artist has no intention of boycotting Israel, as some have claimed. Hill says she scrubbed the show because she was unable to set up a corresponding concert in Palestinian territory. "My intention was to perform in both Tel Aviv and Ramallah," Hill says on Facebook. Hill says it's important to her to play for both communities because she wants to "be a presence supporting justice and peace.
June 17, 2011 |
Prince William 's bachelor brother Prince Harry is about to put himself in harm's way - again. The Telegraph of London reports that Harry, who in April was promoted to captain in the British Army Air Corps, will be deployed next year - most likely back to Afghanistan. (His unit has been scheduled to fly there in 2012.) Harry's first tour in the war on terror was cut short in '08, when news reports compromised his position. He was bummed about his return from Helmand, saying "I severely hope" to be deployed again.
February 1, 2012 |
In a stunning turn of events sure to send shock waves through the entertainment industry for generations to come, Simon "Darth Vader" Cowell has fired Paula Abdul - yes, Paula! - from her position as judge on Fox's The X Factor . But Paula isn't the only victim to be cruelly ejected from Si's Death Star: Host Steve Jones and judge Nicole Scherzinger also are out. It's shocking, considering that Si personally wooed and wheedled and begged Paula to join the show after American Idol gave her the heave-ho.
February 9, 2013 |
Rihanna , 24, who recently told Rolling Stone she's happy being back with old flame and convicted assailant Chris Brown , plans to do the red-carpet shuffle with the dude at Sunday's Grammy Awards, says HollywoodLife.com. Fact, the lovely Barbadian artist was in court this week to support Brown during a hearing on that very case! Brown, 23, was sentenced to five years probation in '09 when he was convicted of felony assault for striking Rihanna after a pre-Grammy bash.
June 16, 2011 |
WHEN Nadya Suleman , who already had six children, had eight embryos implanted through in-vitro fertilization, her biggest opponent was common sense. Now Suleman, better known as Octomom , is seeking a female opponent to fight with cartoonishly oversized boxing gloves, and headgear, in a 3-minute bout being billed as a Celebrity Wrestling match June 29 at Pennant East (141 Crescent) in Bellmawr, N.J. Tickets are $20 and on sale through webtix.net. The event can also be watched online at battlecam.
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.
April 16, 2013 |
"If you love someone, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. " Kahlil Gibran 's mushy sentiment sums up a torturous post by Jada Pinkett Smith on Monday, which purports to clarify the essence of her 16-year marriage to Will Smith . "I've always told Will, 'You can do whatever you want as long as you can look at yourself in the mirror and be OK,' " Jada recently told HuffPost Live, leading some to conclude the couple have an open marriage....
May 28, 2011 |
Amy Winehouse is trying to dry out - yet again. The troubled warbler has checked into exclusive London rehab the Priory. Does she get frequent-flier miles each time she's in? Better to have loved . . . Pop-culture children Justin Bieber , 17, and Selena Gomez , 18, "were spotted embracing in the Pacific Ocean on Thursday during their romantic getaway" in Hawaii, People says. In the grown-up world, Maria Shriver discussed her disastrous marriage over lunch in Beverly Hills with Bono , 51, says London's Daily Mail in a creepy report that includes a series of photos showing in detail every time the pair had the tiniest physical contact.