March 17, 2012 |
George Clooney , who seems to be everywhere these days, led a demonstration against the government of Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir Friday outside Sudan's embassy in D.C. It wasn't long before the cops clapped Georgie in cuffs and led him away. What did his mom, Nina Clooney , think of the prospect of his arrest? "He's a big boy. He'll be OK. " Yes, he will. So will his dad, Nick Clooney , who also got arrested. George has been active investigating reports of war crimes by Bashir, reports that outspoken George says are true.
March 16, 2012 |
TMZ cites an unnamed insider who says Whitney Houston 's mom, Cissy Houston , is horrified by reports that Whitney's 18-year-old daughter, Bobbi Kristina , is having what Cissy calls an "incestuous" romance with quasi-bro Nick Gordon , 22. (Whitney unofficially adopted him when he was 12.) Are they really dating? A TMZ vid clip that shows the pair sharing an intimate embrace had gone viral by Thursday morning. Then there's this tweet Bobbi Kristina sent in November: "I love sleeping with big brudder (: only person that helps my insomnia B!
March 13, 2012 |
Olivier Martinez , who on Sunday confirmed he's engaged to Halle Berry , sealed his proposal to the American beauty with the most exquisite emerald ring ever beheld. Reporters reportedly fainted at the sight of the bauble, its emeraldine sheen so perfect it was probably forged by the god Thoth himself. Verily viridian, the four-carat rock comes from "closed-down mines in Muzo, Colombia, and the color is perfect," its creator, Paris jeweler Robert Mazlo , tells People.
February 14, 2012 |
She did the red carpet as Little Red Riding Hood (in a blood-red Atelier Versace nun-inspired satin robe) with a pope-alike in full faux-Vatican regalia on her arm. Nicki Minaj at the Grammys. So scandalous! Minaj, 29, later performed "Roman Reloaded," with a stage show out of The Exorcist : She was strapped to a leather table, levitated, surrounded by roaring flames, and did a mock self-exorcism. The spectacle disgusted The View' s Sherri Shepherd . "I didn't know whether to dance or pull out my Bible and lay hands on the tv," she tweeted.
February 8, 2012 |
Madonna - you know, the 1980s and '90s pop superstar who got upstaged Sunday at her own Super Bowl party by M.I.A. 's middle finger - will open her U.S. tour in Philly at the Wells Fargo Center on Aug. 28. She'll also play Yankee Stadium in New York on Sept. 6 and Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on Sept. 15. Before she makes it to the United States, Madonna - whose new album MDNA comes out March 26 - will play a series of dates in the Middle East and Europe, starting in Tel Aviv, Israel, on May 29. Tickets for the Philly date go on sale Monday at 10 a.m. Info: 1-800-298-4200 or http://comcasttix.com/ . Simon Cowell talks turkey . . . . . . or at least Paula Abdul . That'd be the beloved woman he and his corporate bosses just fired from The X Factor . Cowell tells celeb news show Extra that the order to make roster changes, which also included cutting Paula's fellow judge Nicole Scherzinger and host Steve Jones , came fast and hard.
February 7, 2012 |
Every man, woman, child, household pet, and domesticated farmyard animal on the planet (with the exception of yours truly) watched Sunday's Super Bowl game, which saw the New York Giants fell the mighty New England Patriots, 21-17. It was the most-watched program in U.S. TV history, drawing an average of 111.3 mil domestic viewers, according to Nielsen SoundScan ( Madonna 's halftime show drew 114 mil). Global numbers aren't in, but we imagine they are spectacular. Twitter-twitter-twitter the NFL Sunday's game also broke the Twitter record, indicating that many, many people tweeted about the contest, an indication, says Inc.com, that it was a most important cultural phenom.
February 6, 2012 |
Although Demi Moore has not been spotted since a health crisis in January sent her to the hospital, People has confirmed she is in treatment. According to a source close to the situation, the actress is in a facility and not at home in Los Angeles, as some have speculated. "She's on total lockdown and only talking to a small group of people," a source tells E!, adding that the actress is being treated for addiction and an eating disorder. On Friday, Moore's youngest daughter, Tallulah , celebrated her 18th birthday at dad Bruce Willis ' Beverly Hills home along with her sister, Rumer . Look out, South Jersey Snooki and Jwoww haven't lost faith in the Garden State just because Hoboken rejected them - they're still determined to find a New Jersey location for their new spin-off show.
January 24, 2012 |
WE DON'T KNOW if Kobe Bryant uttered the traditional words "for better or worse," when he wed soon-to-be ex-wife Vanessa. But if so, he couldn't have imagined "worse" could be this bad. According to the Los Angeles Times, Vanessa Bryant - who filed for divorce from the former Lower Merion star last month - just received three mansions worth more than $18 million as part of a pending settlement. The Times cited experts as saying that's only a small portion of the $75 million - not counting spousal and child support - she is expected to receive when the divorce is final.
January 24, 2012 |
Heidi Klum has confirmed it to People. So it must be true, alas. She and Seal will divorce after almost seven years of bledded wiss. A statement from the couple says, sadly, that "we have grown apart. " That confirms TMZ reports over the weekend. She's been out of the house a lot, here and in Germany, doing her TV thing, and he's been out a lot, touring behind his CD Soul 2 - he was to tape Ellen DeGeneres ' show on Monday. Gosh, those two used to renew their vows every year at a special party.
January 14, 2012 |
Hollywood titan Gene Hackman , 81, was recovering nicely Friday after being hit by a car while walking his bike. The Oscar-winner, who has been featured in 100 films including The Conversation and Unforgiven , was on a bicycle outing in the Florida Keys when the accident occurred, reports TMZ. "Gene was airlifted to the hospital for routine tests," his rep tells E!News. "Everything is fine and Gene is on his way home now with a few bumps and bruises. " Paula Deen has diabetes?