Celebrity Sleaze


12/19/14

The first annual People Magazine Awards were held last night. Kevin Hart took home the first of the night, Comedy Star of the Year, while Lisa Kudrow was honored with Television Performance of the Year for HBO's "The Comeback". Jon Hamm was honored in the TV actor category for his role on "Mad Men". On the film front, 'Cake's Jennifer Aniston took home the actress honor, while 'Birdman's Michael Keaton took home the actor award. The event included performances from Gwen Stefani, Pharrell Williams, 5 Seconds of Summer and Maroon 5. The two-hour special, hosted by Nick Cannon, broadcast live on NBC from the Beverly Hilton Hotel.



The LAPD has launched a full investigation into comedian Bill Cosby after more women have come forward to claim that they were sexually assaulted. Previous claims were from women whose claims fell outside the 'statue of limitations', but these new women who have come forward are not. They wish to remain anonymous for the time being. There are now 25 accusations against Cosby - many of which are extremely similar. If enough evidence is found against him, Cosby can be prosecuted. If he's convicted of just one sexual assault, Cosby is looking at 48 months in jail and $10,000.
 
“The Interview” screenwriter has shared a few details from the original screenplay that may have upset the leader of North Korea.... One thing that Kim Jong Un may have objected to in “The Interview” movie may have been a scene where he’s seen shirtless in bed with James Franco’s character and a group of women. The scene takes place after a night of hard partying, and the original screenplay had the dictator and Franco’s character crying together, and sharing their love of puppies and singer, Katy Perry, earlier in the movie. It could also have something to do with the death scene.  In the meantime, sources say the investigation into the Sony hack found evidence that North Korea isn’t the only one responsible for the attack. They say there is strong evidence Iran, China or Russia played a part. BTW…James Franco tried to shake off all the hubbub by partying with Lady Gaga and Courtney Love.  More on that HERE.
 
 George Clooney discussed the recent scandal surrounding the Sony hacking and pulling "The Interview" from theaters. During an interview with Deadline,  Clooney said:  "Here, we're talking about an actual country deciding what content we're going to have. This affects not just movies, this affects every part of business that we have.…Sony didn't pull the movie because they were scared. They pulled the movie because all the theaters said they were not going to run it. And they said they were not going to run it because they talked to their lawyers and those lawyers said, if somebody dies in one of these, then you're going to be responsible."  He continues, "This is a silly comedy, but the truth is, what it now says about us is a whole lot. We have a responsibility to stand up against this. That's not just Sony, but all of us, including my good friends in the press who have the responsibility to be asking themselves, what was important, what was the important story to be covering here. The hacking is terrible because of the damage they did to all those people. Their medical records, that is a horrible thing, their Social Security numbers. Then, to turn around and threaten to blow people up and kill people, and just by that threat alone we change what we do for a living, that's the actual definition of terrorism."  BTW....Clooney is guesting starring on Downton Abbey.  Get your first look HERE and see a fabulous cast selfie for ITV's Text Santa campaign!

Brad Pitt was summoned for jury duty in Los Angeles, but when he showed up he was dismissed for being too much of a distraction. The 51-year-old actor was interviewed for jury duty along with dozens of other citizens.  After waiting hours for his turn the court dismissed him. An L.A. attorney explained that every suspect has the right to have everyone’s attention as they plead their case, so that makes it very difficult for a well-known celebrity to serve on the jury.
 
Brad's ex, Jennifer Aniston, was just on the Dr. Oz show yesterday getting advice on how to get better sleep…and now I don’t know what to think. Science shows that half of the advice and health suggestions given by Dr. Oz are actually inaccurate. Researchers found that 50% of the medical advice either went against medical resources or were completely made up. That went for both his Dr. Oz show and the show The Doctors. They also found that any conflicts of interest that the shows had were not disclosed. Bottom line, don't diagnos yourself based on stuff you hear on the TV show. Go see your doctor.
 


Random TV fun...you should probably see Ed Sheeran doing an interview on The Jonathan Ross Show in a Pug mask.  Pug life. HERE.

 
So Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O’Donnell went at it again on The View, this time about President Obama’s racism story (he was mistaken for a valet.) Whoopi shouted  at Rosie, 'You are a white lady telling me what is racist to you,'.  O'Donnell hit back in the segment: 'I'm a gay American whose been called an [expletive]. 'I have a black kid at my house, Whoopi. I have a black kid I raise!' Goldberg exclaimed: 'That is not the same thing.' O'Donnell: 'You don't have to be black to know what racism is.'   More HERE.

Kim Kardashian recently said she didn't want her daughter to grow up spoiled…but this won’t help that cause. Kanye reportedly dropped $74,000 on 18-month-old North's Christmas presents this year. An insider told Heat magazine that Kanye dropped $62,000 on a diamond-encrusted tiara as well as $12,000 on a toy replica of his matte black SUV.  More HERE.  BTW… they are fighting over where to spend Christmas. Sources say Kim wants to spend the holiday with her family in Los Angeles, while he wants to spend it in Paris. 

Speaking of Kim, she just lost about 1.3 million Instagram followers after it purged the spammy accounts. Rihanna’s decreased by about 1.2 million. Katy Perry’s went down 300,000. Even Oprah lost 100,000. A marketing expert says, “It’s bad for a celeb for many reasons. It’s embarrassing,” plus, “they also could lose lots of money.” Brands pay up to $100,000 for posts and negotiate fees based on followers. 


Oh…and Khloe Kardashian may be reuniting with her ex husband, Lamar Odom. She was sitting courtside during an L.A. Clippers game earlier this week, and signed fans’ jerseys as “Khloe Kardashian Odom.” Hmmmmm.

A former aide for Mariah Carey claims the pop diva worked her to the bone seven days a week without meal breaks or fair pay. Ylser Oliver pulled 16-hour days for Mariah starting in March 2007 — on tasks ranging from tidying up Mariah’s Tribeca living room to packing her suitcases with performance gear and tending to her “personal needs”. But despite her hard work, she claims she never got a dime of overtime. Oliver’s list of duties also included traveling with her, answering phones and shopping for goodies to stock Mariah’s home.  Oliver is suing for a “significant amount of money,” but her lawyer would not give a dollar amount.  More HERE.

Cameron Diaz is engaged to rocker Benji Madden. 42-year-old Diaz and 35-year-old Madden have been dating for only seven months.  More HERE.
 
Ashlee Simpson and husband Evan Ross are expecting their first child together.
They got married in August. It will be the first child for Ross and the second for Simpson; she also has a 6-year-old son, Bronx Mowgli from her first marriage to Pete Wentz.


12/17/14

 

 

 

Craig Wayne Boyd won The Voice last night...

 

Elsewhere on TV...you need to see the epic prank war between Jimmy Kimmel and Emily Blunt and John Krasinski. 
 


And Justin Timberlake stopped by for some magic with Jimmy Fallon! More Justin stuff below...
 

Annnndd you should probably see Jimmy Fallon and Oprah "act" in a soap opera from the '80's'...
 

 

So this is being 25..... #WHAT #bestbirthdayEVER

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Taylor Swift had a pretty epic 25th birthday party...complete with Sam Smith and Justin Timberlake in a poop emoji mask.  BTW...sales of that mask skyrocketed 315%.  Oh...and Selena Gomez got drunk and cried about Justin Bieber, while Sam Smith just stared.  

Speaking of JT...Joey Fatone accidentally confirmed his buddy and Jessica Biel are expecting (but the proof is in the pic...scroll down for that!)  Probably explained why Justin got so emotional over a gift from a 10-year-old fan at his concert!  That...and it's just PRECIOUS!  More HERE!

A threatening message from the Guardians of Peace, the group responsible for hacking Sony, is threatening an attack on movie theaters that plan to screen Seth Rogen and James Franco's movie The Interview. "The world will be full of fear," the message reads. "Remember the 11th of September 2001. We recommend you to keep yourself distant from the places at that time. (If your house is nearby, you'd better leave.)." Which theater will show what movie isn't usually available until just days before a release. However, The Interview is scheduled for a wide release this Christmas. This threat could affect thousands of theaters. In a phone interview, the FBI said that it is aware of the threats and that an investigation is underway. The hackers on Tuesday also leaked the first part of a promised "Christmas gift" of Sony Pictures CEO Michael Lynton's emails. Lynton had apologized to staff about the attacks on Monday.

Joey Fatone has seemingly confirmed that Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are expecting their first child. After weeks and weeks of speculation that the actress might be pregnant, Timberlake's former 'N Sync bandmate is revealing the cute couple are indeed going to be parents. "He told me a while ago, and I kept my mouth shut," Fatone recently said. "But now I can talk about it! Jessica is awesome, and Justin is a kid at heart," he added. "[They'll have] fun." While Timberlake and Biel have yet to publically confirm the pregnancy news (and their reps are also staying silent), Fatone's confident confession seems to verify the pregnancy speculation.
Google has revealed the topic of the year's fastest-rising search request: Robin Williams' suicide. Reaction to his death tops this year's list. Some notable examples: In the first few days after, the number of searches for "carpe diem," a phrase Williams popularized in Dead Poets Society, increased six-fold; searches related to depression tripled; and many people also searched for information related to his movies. The rest of the top 10 topics of worldwide interest on this year's list: The World Cup, Ebola, The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, The Ice Bucket Challenge, Flappy Bird, ISIS, Disney's Frozen, Bearded drag queen Conchita Wurst, Sochi Winter Olympics. If you're scratching your head on those last two, well, neither of them made the top 10 in the US. Replacing them in the US top 10: Michael Brown and Ferguson, Mo., as well as the Ukraine-Russia conflict.
 
Beyonce and Jay Z were served with a lawsuit over their hit single "Drunk in Love." The couple are named in new legal documents from Hungarian singer Mitsou, who says her vocals were unfairly sampled. Mitsou reportedly filed papers on Friday, and alleges that Beyonce sampled her vocals for the opening hook of the single, taking a 1995 recording that the Hungarian singer did of a song called "Bajba, Bajba Pelem." "Mitsou has never signed any documents that would permit anyone to use her voice for advertising or trade purposes," the lawsuit reads. The singer also took issue with the content of Beyonce and Jay Z's song, writing in the lawsuit that the supposed sample is used to "evoke foreign eroticism alongside the sexually intense lyrics." Beyonce, Jay Z, and Timbaland have yet to comment on the lawsuit, which is seeking unspecified damages for "irreparable harm" and "emotional distress."
Jim Bob Duggar says petition to cancel 19 Kids and Counting has only given show "more exposure"
 
The notoriously profane card game company Cards Against Humanity sold out of its 30,000 gift boxes of bull dung within hours on Black Friday. The company made the item available as a spin on the typical Black Friday craze and promoted the gross novelty item as a once-in-a-lifetime offer for its customers to clamor over. And despite some speculation on the Internet, the company was true to its word. Inside the cardboard package was a black box that read "Bulls--t" and had Emoji's of smiling pieces of poop on the side. "Box made in China. Poop made in America," the bottom of the box read. And inside was a solid piece of bull dung. The company received multiple emails from people who tried to cancel their order after realizing what they had actually done. The requests were received hilariously by the company that posted some of the emails online in jest.
 


12/16/14

 

 

The finale of "The Voice" airs tonight....Kelly is on Team Chris because of this!

 

Speaking of Justin Timberlake songs...Jay Z surprised fans at the Barclay Center taking in Justin's 20/20 Experience tour!  Beyonce, Taylor Swift and Jessica Biel were all in the crowd...and thanks to a fan's Instagram pic, we can TOTALLY SEE HER BABY BUMP!!  Read MORE HERE.

 


Plans for a “Ghostbusters” spin-off were outed Monday as more Sony Pictures emails were leaked by hackers…starring Channing Tatum and Chris Pratt. The idea is to make it super scary and super funny and I’m on board!!  According to an email sent on Aug. 21 to Sony co-chair Amy Pascal, Tatum wrote:  “Let us show the world The Dark Side and let us fight it with all the glory and epicness of a HUGE BATMAN BEGINS MOVIE. I know we can make this a huge franchise. Fun adventure craziness. COME OONNNN!!!” The Pratt and Tatum film proposal comes as director Paul Feig has already been working on a “Ghostbusters” film starring an all-female ghost-busting team. More HERE.  Another leaked email apparently hinted that Andrew Garfield might be booted from the Spiderman franchise and WE AM NOT ON BOARD WITH THAT.   Marvel would reportedly prefer to start the series from scratch.   Garfield has played the Spider-man role in 2 movies so far. There have also been suggestions that the next Spider-Man film will feature a female lead, such as a spin-off for Aunt May, but Marvel does not reportedly support this idea. NEITHER DO WE!

 
Talking about that Sony hack…Seth Rogen and James Franco sounded off about it with Howard Stern on Monday, criticizing the media for giving the hackers "exactly what these criminals want" by writing about leaked information.  "It's stolen information. I think it's f---ed up that anyone is talking about it," Rogen said. "All of this information would literally just be sitting on some obscure corner of the Internet if it wasn't for these news articles exposing the information," he said, blasting any website or outlet re-distributing the material as a "pawn shop" for the "ill-gotten" internal info. Stern asked Franco if he was embarrassed by the disclosure of his $6.5 million paycheck for The Interview. Franco called it "one of the bigger checks that I get" but said his time was worth the money. Rogen said both of their Interview salaries were "a stupid amount of money, but it's all relative to how much [the studios] are making off of it."
 
Speaking of sounding off on the media…Jennifer Aniston and her fertility have been the subject of rumors for years, but now she has something to say about why she hasn't reproduced. "I don't like (the pressure) that people put on me, on women — that you've failed yourself as a female because you haven't procreated," Aniston told Allure. "I don't think it's fair. You may not have a child come out of your v*@#$a, but that doesn't mean you aren't mothering — dogs, friends, friends' children." "This continually is said about me: that I was so career-driven and focused on myself that I don't want to be a mother, and how selfish that is," Aniston said. "Even saying it gets me a little tight in my throat." "I have a lot of friends who decided not to have children, who can't have children, or are trying but are having a difficult time. There's all sorts of reasons why children aren't in people's lives, and no one has the right to assume," she noted. "It's quite rude, insulting and ignorant."
 
Speaking of Jennifer…she’s the 10th Most Liked Celebrity this year.  The most liked celebrity of 2014 is Morgan Freeman. The list comes from a recent consumer survey conducted of 1,100 people ages 13 to 49.  Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Betty White and Will Smith round out the top 5.

Mama June Shannon has rejected Vivid Video's $1 million offer to film a graphic scene with her on-and-off partner Sugar Bear. Shannon turned down the major payday, explaining that she has too much self-respect to get hardcore on camera. "I have more respect for myself and my kids and my family," she says. "It ain't happening, not even for a zillion dollars." Sugar Bear echoed her sentiments. And so do we.

Sam Smith is getting some hate over a tweet he says he didn’t send asking Chris Brown to turn gay.  Sam said his account was hacked. The tweet was posted in 2012 but was recently retweeted over 1,000 times. Smith apologized and then said he was too sensitive for hate mail.  Story HERE...

 
 
Speaking of Chris…
 

 

 

Had fun with the homey @Chrisbrownofficial

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Justin Bieber jokingly strangles Chris Brown in a photo the pop star shared Monday morning on Instagram. In the new pic, Bieber has his hand wrapped around his friend's neck while Brown's mouth hangs open. "Had fun with the homey @Chrisbrownofficial," Bieber captioned the snapshot. While The Biebs may have been joking around, he is now the target of backlash on social media for posting the choking pic, given Brown's history of domestic violence. Many are asking Bieber to remove the the controversial photo from his Instagram account. 

 
BTW…Bieb says he’s single and not dating Stephen Baldwin’s 18-year-old daughter, Hailey.

 

Speaking of Instagram hate…people were ticked off that Kim Kardashian cropped out her daughter in a new pic.  She explained that on Twitter.

Charlie Sheen filed legal documents in response to a lawsuit filed by a dental office worker, who claims Sheen grabbed her chest and came at her with a knife while he was the chair back in October. She also told police that Sheen’s bodyguard claims the actor was high on rock cocaine at the time, which Sheen and his team deny. Instead, Sheen says he was on meds for a shoulder injury and had a bad  reaction to the laughing gas, causing him to flail around and accidentally knock over a tray of tools.

Kourtney Kardashian welcomed her third child over the weekend, and rumor has it, her momager Kris Jenner wanted to film the delivery and take selfies, but Kourtney refused. A source told RadarOnline: "There was drama surrounding the birth" “Kris wanted the cameras to roll on the birth and Kourtney had to fight with her to keep it private.” “Kris just wants to exploit anything that she can... like my hair extensions, so of course this is no different."
 




12/15/14
Elsa from “Frozen” was named the Most Influential Fictional Characters Of 2015 by Time.... and Kim Kardashian’s avatar from her mobile game came in second. The magazine came up with a list of the top 15 influential characters of next year. Others on the list include Katniss from “Hunger Games,” the mother from “How I Met Your Mother,” Amy Dunne from “Gone Girl Gone” and King Joffrey from “Game of Thrones.”


I want to eat Prince George.  More pictures HERE
 


Miley Cyrus was hospitalized on Friday with a wrist injury, and she chose to share pictures of the open wound. Miley, posted the pics on Instagram. She did not explain what was being done to her arm, although fans have speculated that it was a simple cyst removal. Cyrus shared a picture of herself captioned, "The gown is sooooo hipster." She also posted a fairly graphic picture of her cut-open wrist, with a tiny smiley face superimposed over the wound. Cyrus later shared a number of different fan-made versions of the shot, including one with Justin Bieber's face and another with a slice of pizza.  More HERE
 

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More news hit the web from emails that were part of the Sony Pictures hacking scandal. It looks like both Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Adams may have gotten Golden Globes for their roles in "American Hustle", but it was their male co-stars that made the money. Jennifer and Amy were given much smaller chunks of the movie's earnings than Jeremy Renner, Christian Bale and Bradley Cooper. In an email dated December 5, 2013, from Andrew Gumpert, President of Business Affairs and Administration for Columbia Pictures, to Sony co-chairman Amy Pascal, shows the ladies were getting hustled. It turns out, Jennifer and Amy were getting 7 percentage points on the movie’s profits and the guys were each getting 9 percent. To make it worse, the ladies were originally only given 5 percent, but after some complaints from agents, Sony bumped them to 7.

Angelina Jolie has the chicken pox and will miss the next few events to promote her movie “Unbroken.” The actress/director posted a video online saying she has the chicken pox and she will be at home itching instead of going to the events.

Hayden Panettiere is a mom. The “Nashville” actress and fiancé (boxer) Wladimir Klitschko welcomed their first child, daughter Kaya Klitschko. Panettiere gave birth to the baby girl last week and she weighed 7-pounds and 14-ounces. The couple has been dating for a couple years and got engaged early in 2013.


Kim Kardashian’s 19-year-old sister, Kendall Jenner, has been named Tumblr's most popular model of the year. She beat out her best friends, Cara Delevingne and Karlie Kloss, for the top spot.


"American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest says the show’s infamous results has been nixed. He explained, “We are going to do the performance show and the results in the same show. “So there won’t be a ‘Wait ‘til tomorrow night.’ There won’t be a ‘Coming up, coming up, coming up.’ We are going to put it all into one format in one night. So that will be exciting."  American Idol returns on FOX, January 7th.

12/12/14

Birdman continues its awards-season roll, earning a leading seven Golden Globe nominations in the announcement yesterday morning by the Hollywood Foreign Press. Boyhood and The Imitation Game trailed with five nods apiece. Those two films led a best drama category that also included Foxcatcher, Selma, and The Theory of Everything. In the category of best picture, comedy or musical, Birdman was joined by St. Vincent, Grand Budapest Hotel, Into the Woods, and—in a surprise—the independent British film Pride. Notably shut out of the nominations was Unbroken directed by Angelina Jolie.

Sony Pictures Co-Chair Amy Pascal apologized for "insensitive" jokes she made about President Obama in emails that were leaked by hackers. In the exchanges between Pascal and producer Scott Rudin ahead of a breakfast event with the president, the pair joked about the type of movies that Obama might like, mentioning films with African-American themes or stars. "Should I ask him if he liked Django?" Pascal wrote. She later suggests "The Butler" or "Think Like a Man." Pascal acknowledged the existence of the emails, but didn't confirm details. "The content of my emails to Scott were insensitive and inappropriate but are not an accurate reflection of who I am," Pascal said in a statement. "Although this was a private communication that was stolen, I accept full responsibility for what I wrote and apologize to everyone who was offended." Rudin also apologized, saying the emails were "written in haste" and "meant to be in jest." For what Rudin said about Angelina Jolie...scroll down! Speaking of that...you might want to see the pic of Amy Pascal attempting to embrace Angelina just HOURS after those emails hit the internet at an event!  If looks could KILL!

Speaking of Angelina, she surprised two underprivileged girls with full rides to Loyola Marymount University this week. The girls are part of the Women in Entertainment Mentorship Program, which matches 15 to 20 girls from "some of LA's toughest schools" with female execs in the entertainment industry.


The truck driver who injured Tracy Morgan in a car accident is scoffing at Tracy for claiming financial hardship, saying Morgan was rich enough to afford a limo at the time of the crash. Tracy and the other victims are suing Walmart, claiming driver Kevin Roper caused the accident because he was sleep deprived. Roper has filed new legal docs, asking the judge to include him in the case so his rights are not compromised. Roper is also asking to put the brakes on the civil case until his criminal case runs its course. Morgan wants to press ahead with the case because he needs the money from a judgment, presumably since he can no longer work. Roper says in legal documents that Morgan's financial woes don't compare to his own. And his evidence of that is the fact that Morgan was being driven in a limo, and Roper's just a truck driver. If he's convicted of death and assault by auto Roper could get 30 years in prison.

Supermodel Beverly Johnson—the first black woman to appear on the cover of Vogue, back in 1974—has stepped forward as the latest Bill Cosby victim. She said it was the mid-1980s and Cosby wanted her to audition for a small role on "The Cosby Show".  After a taping, Cosby asked her to come to his home and read for the part, bringing her daughter along. That visit went well, but on the next one, Beverly was alone. After dinner, Cosby took her upstairs and offered her a cappuccino. She said, "I knew by the second sip of the drink Cosby had given me that I’d been drugged—and drugged good. My head became woozy, my speech became slurred, and the room began to spin nonstop. Cosby put his hands around my waist, and I managed to put my hand on his shoulder in order to steady myself. Cosby understood that I knew exactly what was happening at that very moment", so he grabbed her by the arm, pulled her downstairs, waved down a taxi, and shoved her inside without saying anything. She also said, “I had too much to lose to go after Bill Cosby. I had a career that would no doubt take a huge hit if I went public with my story and I certainly couldn’t afford that."  Read more HERE.


Kim Kardashian's bare, oily butt continues to make huge waves in the art world. The photo has now been re-created as a painting by Danish artist Uwe Max Jensen, who uses his ding dong as a brush. Jensen said it takes a unique talent to produce a masterpiece like this one. "It is hard to do an entire canvas using only one's 'natural brush,'" he said. "If one is ill-equipped, it is difficult to reproduce the small details, but if one is well-endowed, it is easier to produce a better painting." The Kardashian portrait measures roughly 12" by 16", and contains a lot of detail.  It's impressive...the portrait I mean...ohhhhhh man.  Click HERE to see it. WE MEAN THE PORTRAIT!!
 
Speaking of ‘natural brushes’… the Internet has blessed us with Ben Affleck’s in a high-quality rip of “Gone Girl” online.  Ok sassypants...click HERE to see it!  Have fun at the cubicle today!  
 
OK! Magazine is claiming Chris Martin is (allegedly) rekindling things with Gwyneth Paltrow! Their story is that they reunited for a secret getaway to Texas. They were “inseparable” during the Dallas opening of a Goop store. “They tried to avoid the cameras, but he stuck to her like glue. There was a tenderness that you’d associate with a couple in love.”  Until we hear from JLaw they broke up, we don’t believe it.
 
Why did Prince William give a dude in Brooklyn his phone number?  He was so moved by this man's spoken-word performance on Tuesday that he gave the 22-year-old his phone number, offering to help him turn his act into a full-scale show. Steven Prescod received personal congratulations at a New York youth center from Prince William after the Duke and Duchess watched the young man dramatically recount his difficult upbringing. William said he found Prescod's story "inspirational" and spoke about bringing the one-man show to London. "I was just so surprised, because his reaction, it was so breathtaking," said Prescod. "He said he would love to give me his contact information. I was like, 'Really? You want to give me your contact information?' And he said yes." Prescod hopes to have a script ready to perform in January.  Steven was on the Today show...

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12/11/14

Angelina Jolie behaves like an untalented child, according to a major Hollywood producer who's the latest Sony victim of the recent hack of Sony Pictures. Producer Scott Rudin (Captain Phillips, Moneyball) sent an email to Sony Pictures co-chairman Amy Pascal, warning her not to listen to Jolie's objection of David Fincher directing the Steve Jobs biopic, Jobs. Rudin, who is producing Jobs, wrote: "I am not destroying my career over a minimally talented, spoiled brat." But he wasn't done, describing "the insanity and rampaging spoiled ego of [Jolie]." And that's not all. Rudin wrote, "She's a camp event and a celebrity and that's all and the last thing anybody needs is to make a giant bomb with her that any fool could see coming." The hackers, who call themselves Guardians of Peace, have threatened to continue the leaks unless Sony pulls the upcoming movie, The Interview.  More HERE.  In other Sony leak news…another producer called Kevin Hart a money “whore”. But here’s a fun secret…looks like they are drumming up a 21 Jump Street/Men in Black crossover movie!  More on that HERE.


Mila Kunis gave her first post-baby interview on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson"...she talked about how she lost the baby weight and how she'll handle the teenage years!   More HERE.

 


David Letterman’s last day on the “Late Show” will be May 20th. Letterman announced in April that he is retiring after 32-years and CBS later announced Stephen Colbert will replace him. Letterman debuted on “Late Night” on NBC in February 1982. He jumped to CBS in 1993 when NBC named Jay Leno instead of him as Johnny Carson's successor on the “Tonight” show.
 
Wait…wha?  Taylor Swift might have a new boyfriend. It’s been almost 2 years she’s been single…and now it looks like she may have quietly been dating someone for several weeks. The secret guy is The 1975's Matt Healy. Apparently, Taylor met Matt backstage at his band's L.A. concert. He said, "We exchanged numbers. I mean, bloody hell, what am I going to do? Go out with Taylor Swift? …I wouldn't say no!" Fast forward several weeks and the two are now quietly dating.

Speaking of Taylor, she is part of Barbara Walters’ 10 Most Fascinating People of 2014 airing this Sunday at 9:00 p.m. on ABC.  She talked about boys and booze…saying, "I do drink, I am 25. I was at a Knicks game and I had a beer and everybody was like, 'Ohhh!' I was like, 'Tsk.' I did wait until I was 21 to drink. I was so paranoid about getting in trouble or setting the wrong example or sending the wrong message." She always considers her young fans: "I put every one of my actions through a filter before I do them because that's the way my life is. If I do something reckless or thoughtless or careless, or I treat someone badly, that doesn't just affect me; it affects that person. Then, if that story gets out, or some 10-year-old sees that I did that in a news article… my actions do have ripples." And on boys: "I don't see a scenario right now, the way my life is, in which it could work. So I don't think about it because I don't like to think about things that I can't solve."


 
Dr. Dre topped Forbes list of highest paid musicians of 2014. Dre brought in $620 million which is the highest ever for a musician. Beyonce finished second making $115 million which is the highest ever for the singer. The Eagles finished third with $100.
 
Iggy Azalea, Bastille, Jason Derulo, Pentatonix and Rixton join the growing cast of performers inked to appear on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2015. They will perform on the west coast half of the show -- Billboard Hollywood Party, hosted once again by Fergie, who will also perform, along with Charli XCX, One Direction, Meghan Trainor and headliners One Direction. Nearly 40 performances will happen during the course of the evening from artists like Taylor Swift, Florida Georgia Line, MAGIC! and Idina Menzel, who will perform live from Times Square. Jenny McCarthy will once again join host Ryan Seacrest in New York.
 
There is more drama between Anna “Chickadee” Cardwell and her mother Mama June. The reality star appeared on “Dr. Phil” and said that her mom has robbed her of money from her trust fund and is a liar. June claims that she did not know that Anna had been sexually abused by her former love Mark McDaniel, a convicted sex offender, until almost three years ago. But Chickadee says her mom knew three weeks after the incident took place in 2002. More HERE.
 
 
Keira Knightley is more than three months pregnant with her first child with husband James Righton, the co-vocalist and keyboardist for London-based band Klaxons. They married last year.


12/10/14

The Victoria Secret's 2014 Fashion Show aired last night, and Taylor Swift opened the show with "Blank Space". One of Swift's best buddies, Ed Sheeran, followed up in the next segment, playing "Thinking Out Loud" as models Adriana Lima and Alessandra Ambrosio took the catwalk wearing $2 million gem-encrusted bras. Ariana Grande's performance was next. She belted out four of her hits in a medley that included "Love Me Harder," "Bang Bang," "Break Free" and "Problems". Hozier was next, singing "Take Me to the Church". Taylor Swift took the stage again and closed the night with her song, "Style".  If you missed it...see the whole show HERE.
 

 Remember a couple of years ago when Joaquin Phoenix made up a fake name and claimed he was starting a career as a rapper with several bizarre little “performances”?  Well…he’s back to lying. He made a fake announcement on "The Late Show with David Letterman" on Monday, claiming plans to marry his yoga instructor. He even demonstrated some yoga moves...the whole thing was weird. Then he went on “Good Morning America” yesterday to confess that he made the story up.  He said, "I think my life's so boring, and it seemed like something exciting to talk about, and I wanted the audience to like me. They really like people getting married." He added, "I can get engaged again if you like." To his credit, Letterman did seem skeptical about the news when Phoenix first said it.
 
Which music videos were the most watched in 2014? The results are in and it looks like the women are coming out on top again this year. They occupy 8 out of the 10 spots on the list: 10. Nicki Minaj - Anaconda - Released on Aug. 19, the video currently has almost 327 million views. 9. Taylor Swift - Shake It Off - Released on Aug. 18, the video currently has 356 million views. 8. Meghan Trainor - All About That Bass - Released on June 11, the video currently has almost 362 million views. 7. Jason Derulo ft. Snoop Dogg -Wiggle - Released on May 21, the video currently has 400 million views. 6. Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX - Fancy - Released on March 4, the video currently has almost 387 million views. 5. Sia - Chandelier - Released on May 6, the video currently has almost 369 million views. 4. Shakira ft. Carlinhos Brown - La La La (Brazil 2014) - Released on May 22, the video currently has more than 418 million views. 3. Shakira ft. Rihanna - Can't Remember to Forget You - Released on Jan. 30, the video currently has almost 443 million views. 2. Enrique Iglesias ft. Descemer Bueno, Gente De Zona - - Bailando (Español) - Released on April 11, the video currently has almost 588 million views. 1. Katy Perry Feat Juicy J - Dark Horse - Released on Feb. 20, the video currently has almost 716 million views.

Last year it was Pope Francis, the Royal Baby and Miley Cyrus. But this year, our Facebook conversations were all about Ebola, the World Cup and the Ice Bucket Challenge. Facebook released its Year In Review on Tuesday, listing the things its 1.35 billion monthly active users mentioned most in 2014. The Top 10 lists ranks the most popular topics in several categories, including entertainers, movies and television. In the U.S., the main topic for 2014 was Ebola, while the World Cup took the No. 1 spot globally. Our favorite entertainer was Beyonce, and we rocked out to Pharrell's "Happy." George W. Bush had our favorite Ice Bucket Challenge video. To create the lists, Facebook measured the total number of posts that mentioned specific subjects. It did not consider user engagement, including things like comments, likes or re-sharing.





Speaking of videos...YouTube is recapping the year for us!

 
 


Lance Bass and Michael Turchin will get married in a 90-minute special for E! Lance Loves Michael: The Lance Bass Wedding will premiere on E! on Feb. 5, the network announced Tuesday. The 90-minute special will allow millions of fans to join the couple's family and friends in the star-studded celebration. The wedding date is set for Dec. 20.
 

Umm…FYI…the promo for tonight's South Park episode 'The Washington Redskins Go F--k Yourself Holiday Special' will somehow involve Bill Cosby and Taylor Swift.  Don’t judge me…I feel like this might be Must See TV.
 
Avril Lavigne is suffering from an undisclosed health issue, and asked a fan to "keep me in your prayers" during an exchange over the weekend. She did not specify the illness from which she is suffering, and has yet to release a statement. On Sunday, Lavigne responded to a tweet from a fan account that reads "#GetWellSoonAvril #PrayForAvril" with a simple "thank you": The same Twitter fan account, @AvrilMusicChart, posted a screenshot of what is reportedly a DM exchange with Lavigne that occurred over the weekend: when asked whether or not she is working on new music, Lavigne responded, "I feel bad because I haven't been able to say anything to the fans to let them no [sic] why I've been absent. I'm torn as I'm quite private.... I'm not feeling well. I'm having some health issues. So please keep me in your prayers." A rep for Lavigne confirmed that the exchange was authentic.
 
 

#DuranDuran 🎧 @alianalohan 🎧 recording with some greats!!!

A photo posted by Lindsay Lohan (@lindsaylohan) on



For some reason, Lindsay Lohan and her sister Ali will sing on one song of Duran Duran’s upcoming album. Lohan posted a picture with the band on Instagram with the caption, “Recording with some greats”. Lindsay spent almost seven hours in the studio working on the song. The name of the song or when the album will be out wasn’t released.

12/9/14

 
Mark Wahlberg recently filed legal documents with the Massachusetts Parole Board asking to expunge his 1988 felony assault conviction. He beat up two men after a robbery and left one partially blind. Mark is still a felon, but he wants to join a L.A. area police force as a reservist. He's not eligible because felons can't handle guns. Mark reportedly became interested in police work as a result of researching roles for movies, including "The Other Guys," and "The Departed."
 
 
If you’ve heard that Grumpy Cat has earned $100 million, just know that is "completely inaccurate," according to the cat's owner, Tabatha Bundesen. The British tabloid The Daily Express reported that yesterday, and now she is considering how and when to officially set the record straight on all of that. Considering her TV deal with Lifetime, it’ll probably be on that channel.  Grumpy Cat's YouTube page now has more than 16 million views, and she has an endorsement deal with Friskies cat food.

 
The hacking of Sony Pictures exposed some documents that reveal the secret aliases used by actors and actresses to check into hotels and book car services. In the latest batch of files leaked by the “Guardians of Peace” hacking group, there is a folder that includes phone numbers and e-mail addresses for directors, producers, publicists, cast members, and crew. In some cases, they include the false names stars assume in order to protect their privacy, like some of these below:
Tom Hanks: goes by “Harry Lauder” and “Johnny Madrid” (The former was the name of a famous Scottish comedian, and the latter name may be a reference to a character on the 1960s Western series, Lancer.)
Sarah Michelle Gellar: goes by “Neely O’Hara” (probably a Valley of the Dolls reference)
Tobey Maguire: goes by “Neil Deep”
Natalie Portman: goes by “Lauren Brown”
Rob Schneider: goes by “Nazzo Good” (not so good – get it?)
Taye Diggs: goes by “Scott Diggs” (his real name)
Jude Law: goes by “Mr. Perry”
Daniel Craig: goes by “Olwen Williams” (in honor of his grandfather, Olwyn Williams)
Jessica Alba: goes by “Cash Money”
Ice Cube: goes by “Darius Stone” and “O’Shea Jackson” (the former was his character’s name in XXX: State of the Union, and the latter is his actual name)
Debra Messing: goes by “Ava Harper”
These stars will no doubt need to switch up their secret names, now that hackers have blown their cover.

 Charlie Sheen is ranting again.... against “Two and a Half Men” creator and Executive Producer, Chuck Lorre. The series finale of the TV sitcom is set to air on February 19th, after 12 seasons. Sheen was on board for eight of those seasons before his very public war with Lorre.  Now, he’d like to return for the last episode.   He posted a new video where he claims that Lorre has banned him from set. Sheen said in the video, “Here’s what sucks. I got clearance from the whole cast. [CBS President & CEO] Les Moonves … all the suits. There’s one guy who’s blocking it. Guess who that would be.” “It’s a tip of the hat to fans, and if it doesn’t happen, it’s a crime against entertainment humanity. And that’s on you Chuck, if you don’t let it happen. Do the right thing, Chuck! Get out of your own way. Oh wait, that’s impossible.”  You should probably see the video HERE. 

What do you do when you are Leonardo DiCaprio and you’ve recently split up you’re your latest model girlfriend?  You party at Miami nightclub into the wee hours…and leave with 20 models. Apparently it got a little overwhelming for Joe Jonas, who was also there. "The Jonas brother looked scared, like he was going to drown and suffocate in the women," says the source. "His face was hilarious."
 
Speaking of clubbing in Miami…Drake got into a fistfight with Diddy at a different Miami club on Sunday. A source says it revolved around music rights to a song. "Diddy was the one that was upset with the music rights," the source reveals. "It started inside the club, and then the fight ended up happening outside." Another source claims Diddy threw the first punch, but neither artist went to the hospital and no police were called. There was no report filed from the incident. Another version was that a drunk Drake disrespected Diddy’s girlfriend.  
 
 

Speaking of Drake, Chris Brown accused on-off girlfriend Karrueche Tran of cheating with Drake, and sang a little song at a club called “F&*k that B&*ch”.  Then he apologized on Instagram saying that "being young and dumb is one of my strong suits" and that he is simply guilty of loving too hard. But then he offers the flip side ... that he reacts "impulsively when I'm hurt at times."

Ryan Murphy's next project — Fox's Scream Queens — will look a lot like American Horror Story in that it's an anthology, with new story lines coming each season. It will also resemble the FX show further, as Emma Roberts has signed on to be its lead. She'll be joined by famous final girl Jamie Lee Curtis. The first season of the "horror-comedy" will revolve around "a college campus that's rocked by a series of murders." There are two other young women in the lead roles in addition to Roberts (there is also a dad counterpart to Curtis, presumably the mom).

 
A Superman prequel series called Krypton has landed in development at Syfy.
 
Kate Hudson and Matthew Bellamy have ended their engagement after three years…and she apparently hooked up with Dancing With The Stars pro Derek Hough.
 
Speaking of DWTS….judge Len Goodman revealed that  next season will be his last.
 
Prince William and Kate Middleton attended an NBA game, where they met Beyonce and Jay Z. And then Wills freaked people out by flying  a commercial flight from NY to D.C. to meet with the president. 

12/5/14

An investigation into Sony being hacked November 24th showed the company kept thousands of their passwords in a folder called...  “Password.” The folder had usernames and passwords to Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Amazon and Fidelity financial services.   The leaked files include the Social Security numbers of more than 47,000 current and former employees, including celebrities like Sylvester Stallone, director Judd Apatow and actress Rebel Wilson. They found personal information, salaries and home addresses for people who worked at Sony Pictures from as far back as 2000. A group calling itself Guardians of Peace has taken credit for the cyberattack and they are threatening to release more info.

The other side of this story, is that they also hacked a file labeled "Sony_2012_Comments" where it was discovered that Sony employees HATE being associated with Adam Sandler movies!  You've GOT to read the comments HERE.

 
Former MLB slugger Jose Canseco took to Twitter to propose... to country singer Shania Twain.   He is back on the market, after he accidentally shot himself in the hand, and split up with his fiancee.  No way, Jose. Shania married Frederic Thiebaud in 2011.

Sources close to Mariah Carey are blaming some ticked off NBC production employees for leaking the vocals-only recording of her rough performance at the New York City tree-lighting event. Production workers mad that Mariah kept them waiting 3 hours in the winter cold Tuesday night, only to blow off a taping of her performance for Wednesday night's broadcast. They were left with no choice but to take their chances with a live performance of her 1994 classic, "All I want for Christmas." Show producers did their best to cover her awful appearance with fancy audio mixing, good backup singers and musicians and loud audience applause. But yesterday, an isolated track hit the internet that exposed Carey screeching through the song.
 
A source is telling In Touch magazine that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are heading for a divorce…because of Kanye’s controlling ways. They said the final straw came when he ditched her on Thanksgiving and she has already met with a divorce lawyer in Los Angeles.  Now…in a new interview with Elle UK, Kim talks about wanting a boy and another girl so North can grow up in a big family.  She says they’ll try naturally, but will use IVF if needbe.

You should probably see the memes that have emerged from the picture of Ariana Grande's face after she got smacked in the face by a Victoria's Secret model's angel wings during her performance at the fashion show...HERE.

 


Remember the one time Iggy Azalea announced Joe Jonas was joining her on tour as her opening act on Twitter?  Oops.   It's actually Nick Jonas.  

Daniel Craig has officially signed on to be back as James Bond for the 24th movie, “Spectre”. It starts shooting Monday with Ralph Fiennes and Christoph Waltz also in the cast.
 
“Bachelor” Chris Soules starts his ‘journey for love’ January 5th on ABC, and host Chris Harrison is giving you who he “thinks” the top five will be.  Click HERE for the story and pics…
 
Usher was visiting an art exhibit and needed to charge his phone.  Where he charged it…is completely NSFW…but it was part of an exhibit.  Click HERE if you dare, sassypants.

All eyes were on Bruce Jenner when he stepped out for coffee in Malibu on Wednesday. The former Olympian was sporting diamond earrings, a ponytail and a fresh French manicure, further fueling rumors that he wants to become a woman. The photos surfaced the same day that his son Brody spoke out about the sex change rumors. In an exclusive interview with In Touch, Brody confessed, "Honestly, I have no idea what he's doing. I talk to him every day, but we don't talk about the rumors in the press." He added that he just wants the gossip to end. "It's his business, so leave him the f**k alone. He's living his life and he's extremely happy." Bruce's ex Kris Jenner has long denied the reports.

12/4/14

Tracy Morgan was seen limping as he headed into a New Jersey post office with his fiancee Megan Wollover yesterday afternoon.  It was just the third time the comedian has been seen in public since his awful car accident this past June. Morgan was leaning on a walker as he slowly moved down the sidewalk and said he was still 'fighting every day' after being involved the crash that killed his friend, James McNair, and hurt three others. Morgan suffered a traumatic brain injury as well as a broken leg, a broken nose and broken ribs in the accident. Yesterday, Morgan could barely be heard as he spoke to a nearby photographer, and at one point he even had to stop and catch his breath before moving on to get back into his car.  Video HERE.

 
 
Three new women came forward at a press conference yesterday, accusing Bill Cosby of assault.... while attorney, Gloria Allred, challenged Cosby to waive the statute of limitations and stand trial. Allred also gave Cosby the option to set up a $100 million fund to settle with the victims, with retired judges ruling on the awards, adding that “the ball is in his court.”  In the meantime, Bill Cosby broke his silence to thank Whoopi Goldberg and Jill Scott on Twitter. Both women have supported the comedian as several women have come forward claiming he raped them… saying things like there is no proof. Cosby sent out two tweets... “Thank you @MissJillScott, from the Cosby Family"...  and “Thank you @WhoopiGoldberg.”
 

Mariah Carey accidentally left her voice at home last night for NBC's annual Christmas broadcast. During "All I Want for Christmas Is You," Mariah missed most of the high notes she's famous for. Apparently, Mariah was supposed to pre-tape her segment Tuesday but blew off her scheduled time slot for a phone meeting with her divorce attorney. When she finally showed up, three hours late, NBC execs sent her home without filming and had her do it live last night instead.
 
In Nicki Minaj’s new song 'All Things Go', she hints that she lost a child at the age of 15, and reveals she was once engaged. In one verse, she raps about her 'child' who would have been the same age as her younger brother Micaiah, 16. 'I want Caiah to go to college just to say we did it/ My child with Aaron, would've have been 16 any minute/ So in some ways I feel like Caiah is the both of them/ It's like he's Cai's little angel looking over him'  She also talks about being engaged…saying: 'Ten years ago, that's when you proposed/I look down, yes I suppose.'  She says this album is her most personal to date.
 
Kim Kardashian's wedding photo with Kanye West is the most liked pic of all time on Instagram. It has been given the thumbs up by 2.4 million users. Instagram says the image attracted the most likes this year as well as the most ever, since the picture-sharing app was launched more than four years ago. The second most liked Instagram post of the year was a selfie posted by Justin Bieber with his on and off girlfriend, Selena Gomez. It received 1.9 million in the three months since it was uploaded. Ariana Grande took third place, with a picture she posted of herself and Miley Cyrus backstage at the MTV Video Music Awards in August. That picture received 1.84 million likes.
 
Lindsay Lohan is launching a clothing line called ... MY ADDICTION. Lohan has partnered with Civil Clothing to roll out a menswear collection that will be sold exclusively at PacSun. Civil Clothing came up with the name, pitched it to Lindsay and she agreed. The collection starts at $29.95.


12/3/14

The cast for Suicide Squad, Warner Brothers new DC Comics movie, looks cool! Jared Leto will play The Joker while Will Smith takes on the role of Deadshot. Leto is the first actor to play the Joker in a feature film since Heath Ledger's Oscar-winning portrayal in The Dark Knight. The story "centers on the team of supervillains who are given a chance at redemption by the government. The catch: Their mission will probably kill them all." The other announced cast members include: Tom Hardy as Rick Flagg, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Jai Courtney as Boomerang and Cara Delevingne as Enchantress.

 
Stephen Hawking is publicly lobbying for a role in the Bond franchise. Hawking has spent the bulk of his acting career playing small character parts in shows like Star Trek: The Next Generation, Futurama and The Simpsonsbut as he said in a new interview, "My ideal role would be a baddie in a James Bond film. I think the wheelchair and the computer voice would fit the part." When he's not seeking better acting parts, Hawking is a regular on the talk-show circuit and also manages to continue his career in physics.

BTW…Stephen is warning that full artificial intelligence could lead to the end of the human race. He says there could be big problems with the advancement of artificial intelligence because it could eventually re-design itself at fast rates. And he says humans who are limited by slow biological evolution couldn't compete and would be overtaken… leading to an end of mankind. So there’s that. 


 Eva Mendes is on The Ellen Degeneres Show today finally talking about her baby with Ryan Gosling!  Of course, Ellen has gifts (including onesies with a pic of what she thinks daughter Esmeralda will look like).  And Ellen calls her out for lying about her pregnancy the last time she was on the show!  See a sneak peek HERE.

Justin Bieber irritated some people on the roads in downtown L.A. when he and his friends skateboarded through traffic after the Clippers game on Monday. They were weaving between cars….and at least one angry driver contacted the police. In one video clip posted on Instagram, Bieber is seen going into the street with his skateboard, but it doesn’t look like it’s near a busy stretch with cars. Last May, he posted an Instagram video in which he was seen skateboarding while holding onto a moving van.
 
For the taping of the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show last night, Taylor Swift finally revealed her song "Style" and apparently showed off a little skin as well.  She strutted next to bestie Karlie Kloss and looked great!  They started hanging out non-stop after last year's Victoria's Secret show. Taylor was also joined on the show by Ariana Grande, who also got in on some modeling fun. Ed Sheeran and Hozier performed as well. Swift wore a couple of styles for her turn on the runway: a cream colored slip and a matching floor-length robe and an outfit of sheer black lace lingerie.  It airs next Tuesday night on CBS.  Oh...and you should probably click HERE to see pics of Ariana getting smacked in the face with Angel wings!

   
Rihanna accidentally revealed that Kanye West is going on an American tour next year. While promoting her charity yesterday, she tweeted, "Help Clara Lionel Foundation make a difference! Bid on exclusive items in the #DiamondBall auction: http://smarturl.it/CLFa  #GivingTuesday," and among the lavish items up for bid is a "Kanye West Tour Experience." This includes: Two (2) VIP tickets in city of your choice to a Kanye West concert date on his upcoming 2015 tour, a Private Meet & Greet with Kanye West before the show. A limited pair of Yeezy's in your size, autographed tour memorabilia, and exclusive tour merchandise in winner's size."
 

There’s another naked Kardashian. A pregnant Kourtney Kardashian posed naked for Dujuor magazine.  Click HERE to see the pics if you're sassy.
 
Last week, former Here Comes Honey Boo Boo star Anna Cardwell came under fire for setting up a Go Fund Me account with the hope of raising $20,000 to pay her phone bill, buy a Christmas present for her daughter and save for a home. She ended up shutting down the page and apologizing after a ton of criticism. So, instead of the Go Fund Me page, Anna is now trying to make money the old-fashioned way by selling Young Living Essential Oils on her Facebook page. The problem is, the company received a harsh warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration in September for violating FDA-approved applications of the oils. The FDA scolded the pyramid-scheme company for saying the products can treat "viral infections (including ebola)."


12/2/14


Gwen Stefani and Pharrell performed their new song, "Spark the Fire", last night on "The Voice"...

Anybody spot Jennifer Lawrence in town over the Thanksgiving holiday?  She was out shopping on Black Friday, and apparently at the UofL/Cats game! More HERE.

The repercussions are piling up for Bill Cosby as the assault allegations against him by upwards of 20 women become increasingly difficult to ignore. He resigned yesterday from his prestigious post on Temple University's board of trustees. The school had previously stuck by Cosby as NBC, TVLand, and various performing-arts venues sought to distance themselves from the star. Cosby attended Temple in the 1960s and was a lifelong supporter of the school; Joan Constand, the woman who filed the first public accusation against Cosby, met the comedian while she was working for Temple's women's basketball program.

One of his accusers, Janice Dickinson, broke down on CNN talking about her experience and why she waited so long to talk about it.  See that interview HERE.

 
It was Bette Midler's 69th birthday yesterday, and she used the occasion to ask forgiveness from Ariana Grande, who she recently said in an interview shouldn't need to "whore out" herself to get ahead in the music industry. Now, the veteran singer wants Grande to accept her apology, and even let her direct an upcoming music video. On Monday, Midler tweeted, "Yes, it's my birthday! And my birthday wish is that @ArianaGrande forgives me soon and let's me direct her next video..." So far, Grande has yet to respond.  More on that below...
 
Angelina Jolie got into a car crash after she left the Sunday evening Los Angeles screening of her new film, "Unbroken." Jolie was riding in a black SUV when the car slid on a wet road, causing two of the tires to pop. A witness says, "The car slammed into the curb at a significant speed. Angelina must have wondered if they hit another car. It was pretty bad - the tire exploded, and it's amazing nothing worse happened to the car. I wouldn't be surprised if she has whiplash." Jolie was later picked up by another driver.
 
Christian Bale has blasted George Clooney for "whining" about being hounded by paparazzi. In a new interview, Bale calls Clooney's complaints "boring," adding, "It doesn't matter that he talks about it. It's like, 'Come on, guys, just shut up. Just get on with it and live your lives and stop whining about it.' I prefer not to whine about it." Bale — who manages to keep his personal life with wife Sibi Blazic out of the spotlight — has a reputation for being hot-headed, but avoids confrontations with photographers. "I was in Italy with my wife," he recalls. "I would go to work; she would leave the hotel. There would be a man who stood outside...and say the most obscene things imaginable to my wife...I know what he's after; he has a strategy there. Am I able to say I'm not gonna give him that satisfaction of angry Christian Bale coming after this man? But equally, he's killing my humanity and my dignity as a husband if I do not, and he knows this. So you've got a choice."

A rep for ABC says that Rosie O’Donnell is not leaving "The View".  The rep said, “This is yet another in a long line of fabricated stories. Reports of Rosie leaving are false.”  TMZ had a story that Rosie is nasty on and off camera, mostly because she’s mad that Whoopi is the moderator and lead of the show…and she isn’t.  

 
Scarlett Johansson and Romain Dauriac are newlyweds. A clerk for Granite County confirmed that the couple married Oct. 1st in Philipsburg, Montana. Rumors that the stars had secretly tied the knot began when a report surfaced over the weekend that the new parents quietly exchanged vows after welcoming their first child, daughter Rose Dorothy, in September. News of their nuptials comes just after the actress was spotted earlier this month wearing what was speculated to be a wedding band at a fundraiser for Hurricane Sandy victims.
 

“Jackass” star Steve-O was charged for defacing a sign on a freeway in San Diego as part of an anti-Seaworld stunt. Steve-O posted a video on Youtube showing him climbing up the freeway sign to attach the word “sucks” after the words “SeaWorld.” The vandalism caused damage to the sign and officials can seek reimbursement for expenses in repairing the sign. The San Diego City Attorney’s Office charged him with an infraction of the state vehicle code comparable to speeding or a stop-sign violation.
 
Khloe Kardashian apparently doesn't care if on-again boyfriend French Montana fools around with other women. Sources say the Kardashians had a heart-to-heart with Khloe last week telling them that the rapper is no good for her and he’s a cheater. The sources say Khloe then told her mother and siblings that she's having fun and she never expected they would be exclusive anyhow.

 
 
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