June 3, 2015 |
Bruce Jenner will appear on the cover of Vanity Fair's July issue, along with a piece by former Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News writer Buzz Bissinger. The headline reads, "Call me Caitlyn," officially announcing Jenner's new name for the first time. The issue, featuring a cover with Jenner in a cream bathing suit, will hit newsstands next Tuesday. To mark the occasion, Jenner, 65, created a new Twitter account, @Cailtyn_Jenner, and tweeted, "I'm so happy after such a long struggle to be living my true self.
May 30, 2015 |
May the force be with you at the Franklin Institute's Star Wars Day. Show your Star Wars swagger and come dressed as your favorite movie character, see a huge Lego version of the Millennium Falcon space craft, and meet members of the Garrison Carida of the 501st Legion, a Star Wars costuming organization. They will be dressed in galactic fashion, and families can take selfies with their favorite hero or villain from the film series. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th St. Admission: $19.95, $15.95 ages 3 to 11, free for members.
May 18, 2015 |
If legendary snoozer Rip Van Winkle went to sleep in the spring of 1982 and woke up today, his beard might have stretched a hundred nasty, matted yards, but he'd probably think he had taken only a power nap: Mad Max is going post-apocalyptic in movie theaters. Poltergeist is poised to scare up business at the box office. And Jerry Brown is governor of California. OK, the new Mad Max is called Fury Road , not Road Warrior , and Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron star, not Mel Gibson.
May 7, 2015 |
A $5 million class-action lawsuit was filed in a Nevada federal court against Pacquiao and his fight promoters for consumer fraud, TMZ Sports reported. The suit claims that the Pac-Man did a number on fans, pay-per-view customers and gamblers by not disclosing the shoulder injury before Saturday's match against Floyd Mayweather . Mayweather won the bout in a unanimous decision. Pacquiao suffered the injury during an April 4 sparring session, the Los Angeles Times said.
April 22, 2015 |
Travolta: Scientology good Hollywood legend John Travolta isn't happy with the critique of Scientology made in the HBO docu Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief . The religion has been nothing but positive in his life, says the Saturday Night Fever star. "Forty years for me, I've been part - and I've loved every minute of it, and my family has done so well with it," Travolta, 61, said Monday on Good Morning America . "It's a beautiful thing for me and I've saved lives with it," he said.
December 31, 2014 |
H ARRY STYLES may make One Direction fans swoon, but, according to Mike Walker , of the National Enquirer , Harry's set on portraying another singer who made women hyperventilate. Frank Sinatra . Seems Harry is a huge fan of Ol' Blue Eyes. "Harry's idolized Frank Sinatra for years!" said an anonymous source. "He endlessly practices his signature singing and his style . . . he's got Frank's swagger down to a tee! It's scary, 'cause when Harry looks at you with his dreamy light eyes, you'd swear he was channeling Ol' Blue Eyes himself!"
November 29, 2014 |
Get ready to boogie this weekend when the Hip Hop Fundamentals dance troupe performs and instructs at the Please Touch Museum. Learn about the history of hip-hop while dancing and grooving. You'll also learn about dance styles including break dancing. The troupe uses hip-hop as a vehicle to teach academics and break dancing to inspire positive change in youth. Hip Hop Fundamentals, noon and 2 p.m. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at Please Touch Museum, Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park, 4231 Avenue of the Republic.
November 10, 2014 |
THERE WAS TOO much news in celebrity world this past week and we had to leave some Tattbits out like, our fave, "Star Wars: Episode VII" has completed principal photography and is officially titled, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" and Bill Cosby 's private and epic African-American art collection will make its public debut tomorrow at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African Art on the National Mall. Read on for more news in "Celebrityville. " Yesterday The daughter of "American Top 40" broadcaster Casey Kasem has filed legal documents asking a judge to force her stepmother to return his remains back to the United States, TMZ.com reported.
November 8, 2014 |
HARD TO BELIEVE that an item about an anaconda is leading Tattle and Nicki Minaj is nowhere to be found. But on Dec. 7, Discovery will air a show called "Eaten Alive," in which Paul Rosolie will be, uh, eaten alive by a snake. Well, he won't actually be eaten alive, since (spoiler alert) he will still be alive at the end of the show. Talk about a manwich. The Washington Post , which regularly deals with more snakes than perhaps any newspaper, reports that Rosolie accomplished the feat wearing a "custom-built snake-proof suit," covering himself in pig's blood to make himself appetizing.
November 8, 2014 |
DON'T BE surprised if SuicideGirls loom large when the next history of the sexual revolution is written. Yes, their roots lie in old-school stripteasing, burlesque and the scantily clad pin-up models of the 1930s to the '60s - queens of titillation, like Gypsy Rose Lee (immortalized in the musical "Gypsy"), Blaze Starr and the "Notorious" Bettie Page, also a feature-film subject. When jump-starting this performing troupe (and now global, multi-media enterprise) at the turn of the millennium, SuicideGirls' now 37-year-old co-founder Missy Suicide (a/k/a Selena Mooney)