The Martian easily won the box office in its debut weekend, earning $55 million. That makes the movie the second-highest October opening of all time, just behind another space flick, Gravity. Last weekend's number 1, Hotel Transylvania, slipped from number one to number two, with a highly respectable $33 million in ticket sales. In a distant third place was Sicario, which took in $12 million. It edged out fourth place finisher The Intern, which came right behind with $11.6 million. Securing the fifth position was Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, with $7.6 million.
Miley Cyrus hosted the season premiere of Saturday Night Live and nets the best early ratings since January. There was a sketch where Taylor Swift’s squad takes over the world….more HERE.
And then she got emotional during her musical performance of The Twinkle Song, an ode to her dead pets. She broke down after some howls.
Taylor Swift surprised her fans in Toronto with Keith Urban, who came out and performed two songs! And Charli XCX performed Boom Clap!
Tori Spelling admits there was one other 'Beverly Hills, 90210' co-star that she hooked up with, besides boyfriend Brian Austin Green. It was Jason Priestley. She explains, "It was our version of, like, a summer romance, the 90210 version and that was it. "You know, we stayed great friends for the rest of the run, and beyond that, but yeah, we had that one summer fling." MORE HERE.
Speaking of Tori, The Unauthorized Beverly Hills 90210 movie aired on Lifetime, and we learned that Jason Priestly’s roommate was BRAD PITT! He was there when Brad’s script for Thelma & Louis arrived…we also learned about some funny foreshadowing for Ian Ziering’s career with a comment he made to describe how Shannon Dougherty was acting. Like a mixture between a shark and a tornado. Get it??
Speaking of old shows…CBS is planning to bring "MacGyver" back to television. CBS said, this is “A reimagining of the television series of the same name, following a 20-something MacGyver as he gets recruited into a clandestine organization where he uses his knack for solving problems in unconventional ways to help prevent disasters from happening.” The original "MacGyver" ran from 1985 to 1992 on ABC and starred Richard Dean Anderson.
Demi Lovato posed nude and without makeup for Vanity Fair magazine...she explains why in this video!
A gunman opened fire at a community college in southwest Oregon yesterday, killing ten people and wounding seven others. The suspect was slain in an exchange of gunfire with police at a community college in Roseburg following the rampage shortly after 10:30 a.m. local time. He was not identified by authorities, who said they were still investigating his motives, but news outlets named him as 26-year-old Chris Harper, citing anonymous law enforcement sources. Paris train hero-turned-Dancing With the Stars contestant Alek Skarlatos taped an interview on the Ellen show right after the shooting, and would be taking classes right now…
Bill Cosby might end up facing charges for an incident at the Playboy Mansion in 2008 after an LAPD investigation. 24-year-old Chloe Goins was interviews by police for 2 ½ hours and told them Cosby gave her a drink at a party at the mansion that caused her to black out. When she came to, she was naked and Cosby was biting her toes with his pants down. Cosby's attorneys have denied the accusations and insisted he was not at the party. More HERE.
Jennifer Lawrence was being Jennifer Lawrence during an MTV bit where she and her Hunger Games costars were sitting around a campfire talking about stuff…she stuffed marshmallows in her mouth, and we learned a funfact!
Want to hear Will Smith rapping? He did a verse on the remix of Colombian band Bomba Estereo’s song “Fiesta”!
Miley Cyrus was on the Tonight Show doing an “Emotional Interview” with Jimmy Fallon…
Remember the one time Taylor Swift said she didn't buy the legendary, $25 million, Samuel L. Goldwyn estate in Beverly Hills? Well tax records and the paper trails leads to Taylor. Yesterday the title to the estate changed hands from the seller to a company that's headquartered in Nashville. The address of the business goes right back to Taylor's Nashville address. Oh, and it also turns out she’s jinxed some major league baseball teams. Her tour came to the Houston Astros, the Washington Nationals and the San Diego Padres baseball parks and since then, all three teams have struggled.
Selena Gomez decided to announce her Revival world tour from her hotel room. She uploaded a video to Instagram yesterday with the caption: “The rumors are true… #REVIVALTour coming 2016! According to her website, the tour dates will be announced in few days and it starts in May. The ‘Revival’ album is out on October 9.
Speaking of Selena…while in Paris for Paris Fashion Week, she had her sunglasses stolen by a “fan”. This fan then blasted Selena on social media saying she would only return the sunglasses if Selena gave her concert tickets. Later, the fan returned to a radio station where Selena was leaving and returned her sunglasses. Selena confronts the fan and calls her “immature.” (cue to 3:08 and 5:09)
A new app called Peeple, launching in November, will let users 21 or older review basically anyone—friends, coworkers, exes, you name it—as long as they use their real name. You can't opt out and anyone with your cell phone number can put your name on the site, though your profile will show only positive reviews if you don't register. Registered users have 48 hours to work out a negative evaluation with a reviewer before it goes live. Oh, and you can't delete negative reviews. In other words, it's Yelp, but for people. One celeb that is NOT a fan is Chrissy Teigen…she went on a Twitter rant about it.
Caitlyn Jenner is off the hook in that fatal car wreck she was a part of as the LA district attorney concluded there isn’t enough evidence to charge her. They decision was that “even a misdemeanor charge would be inappropriate." According to court papers, authorities determined that Jenner was driving below the speed limit and "minimally slower" than victim Kimberly Howe when Jenner rear-ended Howe, pushing her into oncoming traffic. Authorities determined they could not "prove beyond a reasonable doubt" that Jenner's "conduct was unreasonable."
Justin Theroux was on Good Morning America talking about being married to Jennifer Aniston.
We first found out about Sandra Bullock's photographer boyfriend when she brought him to Jen and Justin’s wedding…and now he has moved into in her seven-bedroom, 8,000-square-foot Beverly Hills estate. Bryan Randall first connected with Bullock when she needed someone to snap pictures at her son’s birthday party in January.
Tom Hanks tackled some big questions with Stephen Colbert…!
Ariana Grande talked about her celebrity crush on Live with Kelly and Michael…
Kim Kardashian was on the Ellen show talking about wanted to name her son Easton West…and whether Kanye is serious about running for President in 2020.
Speaking of Kim, a source revealed that O.J. Simpson reportedly planned to commit suicide in Kim’s bedroom just hours before his infamous white Bronco chase. There is a recording that reveals what is believed to be a suicide tape and moments later, Kim’s dad Robert Kardashian found O.J. in Kim’s bedroom and talked him out of it. More HERE.
Kelly Clarkson cancels the rest of her 2015 tour on doctor's orders for vocal rest.
Kaley Cuoco called it quits with Ryan Sweeting allegedly over his addiction to pills. Story HERE.
Taylor Swift donated $50,000 to one of her dancer’s nephews who is going through cancer. A GoFundMe page was set up for the 13-month old who was recently diagnosed. The fundraising goal was $20,000. Swift wrote on the child’s fundraiser page, “Baby Ayden, I’m lucky enough to perform with your uncle Toshi on tour. All of us are praying for you and your mama and sending so much love your way. Love, Taylor.” Story HERE.
Matt Damon talked about his best friend, Ben Affleck, in a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter. He says Affleck has a different personality than what's perceived by the public, and added, "There’s nobody who’s more misunderstood." Damon said, “Ten years ago, the public image of him could not have been farther apart from who he actually is. It was like he was being cast in a role, that he was a talentless kind of meathead, with his whole relationship with Jennifer Lopez." Damon explained, "He just got cast as this person that he wasn’t. It was painful to be his friend, because it wasn’t fair, you know? To my mind, nobody really got him at all."
The original Mike Meyers is returning to theaters to terrorize audiences for a one-night only event on the 29th. That date situates the movie right in between its original 1978 release date of Oct. 25 and Halloween.
It’s going be a mini “Full House” reunion on John Stamos’ new show “Grandfathered” on Fox. Bob Saget is going to play John’s character’s longtime best friend.
This is tragic…Jim Carrey’s on off girlfriend lost her life yesterday after an apparent suicide. Cathriona White was found Monday and a note was left for him referencing their breakup on the 24th. She also signed off Twitter that day saying, "Signing off Twitter, I hope I have been a light to my nearest and dearest.” His statement said, "She was truly kind and a delicate Irish flower, too sensitive for this soil, to whom loving and being loved was all that sparkled," "My heart goes out to her family and friends and everyone who loved and cared about her. We have all been hit with a lighting bolt." They met in 2012 on a film set.
Jimmy Kimmel sent a reporter on the street to ask people about Hillary Clinton’s Tax plan…which was actually Donald Trump’s plan…
Matt Damon and James Corden acted out Matt’s movie career…and it's perfect.
It got a little awkward last night on the Muppets when Kermit confronted Miss Piggy’s new man, Josh Groban…
New music for your ear hole from Alana Thompson…it’s called “Movin’ Up.” (clip) In case you were wondering who Alana Thompson is…she’s otherwise known as Honey Boo Boo.
More music you need to hear is Nelly on stage with Taylor Swift…
Ed Sheeran made his acting debut on FX's The Bastard Executioner...
Demi Lovato is talking about Selena and Justin...and why she isn't speaking to Selena anymore. Read the whole thing HERE.
Lady Gaga is the woman of the year, according to Billboard and will be honored at its December 11th 'Women in Music' event in New York City. You can see it airing on December 18th on Lifetime. Gaga plans to release a new album next year and will star in FX's American Horror Story: Hotel, which premieres on October 7th.
Singer Jewel shared photos of her time with Sean Penn after confessing she fell in love with him in her new book, “Never Broken: Songs Are Only Half the Story.” During a recent interview with Access Hollywood, she said he was 'very sweet' and believed in her when no one else did, flying her to Paris and Italy. This was when he was separated from Robin Wright before he married her. She says Penn also introduced her to Jack Nicholson, who invited her to go lingerie shopping. She also revealed that Tupac invited her to join him in Vegas the weekend he was killed.
Katy Perry got groped on stage by a fan high on Molly…
Matt Damon was asked in an interview with a British newspaper whether he felt that gay actors who come out of the closet face more difficulties in show business. "I'm sure…” He noted that Rupert Everett starred as the leading man in a few high-profile romantic comedies opposite women before coming out of the closet. "I remember thinking and saying, Rupert Everett was openly gay and this guy – more handsome than anybody, a classically trained actor – it's tough to make the argument that he didn't take a hit for being out," said Damon. "I think you're a better actor the less people know about you period."
Speaking of Matt Damon, did you see him on the Graham Norton show finding out about the Twitter hype surrounding the man-bun/ponytail he was rocking this summer for a role?
And then he was on Jimmy Kimmel Live as Dr. Phil trying to convince Jimmy to have him on…and reluctantly showed their couple's therapy.
Blind auditions on The Voice last night got interesting with duo Jubel and Amanda….that’s the first proposal during the blind auditions!! More HERE.
Speaking of the Voice… Just over six weeks after Gwen Stefani filed for divorce from Gavin Rossdale, sources say he wants half of her fortune. Sources say she is seriously regretting not having a prenup. The source said, “He has complained that while Gwen was launching her successful clothing line, continuing her music career, and expanding her brand by appearing as a judge on The Voice, he stayed home with their sons.”
Last night on Dancing With the Stars…talk about kicking a girl when she’s down! Real Housewife Kim Zolciak couldn’t dance last night because she suffered a mini-stroke last week and doctors wouldn’t let her fly. So Tom Bergeron gave her the news via Skype after her partner did their dance with another pro what the rules state…
Trevor Noah officially kicked off his run as host of the Daily Show on Comedy Central last night…see the highlights HERE.
Justin Bieber gave a few rules on Snapchat about taking pics with him... BTW…he says his relationship to Selena Gomez was like a marriage. In a new interview Biebs said he moved in with Gomez when he was 18 and started his own life with her… and it was a marriage kind of thing. Biebs also implied he’s dating someone, saying he’s kind of seeing this girl but wouldn’t reveal details about her. And he wants to live like Jesus.
Fetty Wap was in a motorcycle accident on Saturday, and the extent of his injuries is unclear. It happened in his hometown of Paterson, New Jersey when he was reportedly attempting to pass a vehicle in front of him, but went into the left lane without seeing there was another car coming in the opposite direction. Fetty was also cited for driving without a license, not having insurance and failing to produce a vehicle registration card.
A clearly dazed Fetty posted a video on Instagram last night letting everyone know that even though he broke his leg in several places, he'll be alright. This all happened a day after his debut album was released.
Australia is not letting Chris Brown into the country because of his history of domestic violence. Australia isn't the first country to deny Brown a visa over his criminal record, New Zealand denied him a visa earlier this year. In the meantime, he has six concerts set for Las Vegas to try out a possible residency.
Hotel Transylvania 2 topped the box office this weekend, breaking several box office records. When the original came out three years ago, it set the record for the biggest September box office opening ever. Now the second movie has topped that, breaking its own record with $47.5 million in tickets sales. The Intern came in a very distant second place with $18.2 million.
Pope Francis wrapped up the six-day U.S. trip with a Mass outside the Philadelphia Museum of Art in front of more than a million. Francis said the gathering before him was reassurance that a goal of unity was possible. Mark Wahlberg welcomed the Pope to the Festival of Families celebration, and made note of a 14-year-old who spoke and told Mark he was a fan!
Turns out Pope Francis might be gunning for a Grammy next year! He’s releasing an album of his speeches set to music…hear a snippet HERE.
Saturday was the 2015 Global Citizen Fest in New York. Each year, Global Citizen Fest brings awareness to social issues through high-profile speakers and musical performances. This year featured Beyonce, Coldplay, Pearl Jam, Ed Sheeran, Tori Kelly, and more. Coldplay kicked off the concert and they even brought out Ariana Grande for a surprise duet of Ariana’s song “Just A Little Bit of Your Heart”.
During Beyonce’s performance she brought out Ed Sheeran for an acoustic version of “Drunk In Love”.
Pearl Jam brought out Beyonce to perform a cover of Bob Marlye’s “Redemption Song”.
Taylor Swift's special onstage guests at Nashville show were Mick Jagger and Steven Tyler.
Hours of private home videos are about to be released that Jennifer Lopez has spent millions in legal fees to keep private. The videos were allegedly recorded by her first husband, Ojani Noa. One video allegedly shows J. Lo in sexual situations, in bed playfully spanking a friend, and on her first honeymoon. Noa's business partner Ed Meyer is planning to release the videos after a recent stalemate in court proceedings. Meyer claims J.Lo’s fans will be shocked by what the video contains. More HERE.
Meg Ryan is reportedly broke -- financially and emotionally. Insiders say Ryan’s in a financial bind, and heartbroken over being dumped by John Mellencamp for supermodel Christie Brinkley. Sources say she’s been watching her acting career wither away, and has not managed her money well over the years. Then she dated John Mellencamp from 2010 to 2014. Now he was spotted earlier this month on a date with Christie Brinkley.
Meg last appeared in a movie in 2009's Serious Moonlight. Some people also speculate that Meg’s had some work done.
The director of the "Ghostbusters" reboot tweeted that Sigourney Weaver is going to join Bill Murray and Ernie Hudson as some of the actors from the original join the new movie.
Khloe Kardashian has been seeing NBA player James Harden and she caught him in bed with a stripper named Nelly Wit Da Jelly. In a pic posted on Ms. Da Jelly’s Instagram account, fans identified James, and she deleted the photo within minutes — but not before screen grabs were captured by Media Takeout. So Khloe confronted him and he put her in her place accusing her of creeping behind his back seeing her ex Lamar Odom. A source says Khloe doesn’t know what she wants…One week she wants (James’) baby, the next she’s having second thoughts about Lamar, then she wants to be exclusive, then she doesn’t, he has no idea where he stands with her, nor is he the kind of guy who likes drama around him.” More HERE.