The Rise And Fall Of Johnny Depp
What happened to Johnny Depp? We know him now as a parody of himself, who prepares for a night out by deciding how many leather bracelets to wear. The quirky charisma he lends each role, once seen as genius character acting, has become tired and redundant, perhaps regurgitated at peak force with that Mad Hatter dance from “Alice in Wonderland.” Depp has been dodging the Hollywood rule book since he achieved newfound fame post-“21 Jump Street,” and yet somehow he’s ended up tired and sold out after 30 years in the spotlight. He’s reached critical mass.
Producer behind ‘Oprah’ and ‘Dr. Phil’ dies at 66
The world of television has lost one of its leaders, Michael King. King, who along with his brother Roger was behind syndicating “Dr. Phil” and “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” has died at the age of 66.
After 7 years, Lindsay Lohan is finally off probation
The seemingly impossible has happened: Lindsay Lohan has finally completed her community service. A Los Angeles judge signed off on the troubled actress’ community service hours on Thursday morning, reports TMZ, which means that — after more than seven years on probation — she’s finally free.
‘BROKEBACK BACHELORS’ NAKED SHOWERS TOGETHER … But NO Sword Fights
The so-called ‘Brokeback Bachelors’ – aka JJ and Clint — may not be gay, but they do enjoy water sports … as in showers. Naked. Together. As we first reported, the new ‘Bachelorette’ promo baits viewers into thinking the guys are hot for each other … even though they’re straight. However, sources on set tell TMZ the alpha males did have a bromance because they’re ex-athletes who dig locker room style showers.
Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch is on sale for $100M
The Santa Ynez Valley property that once served as the late pop star’s home and personal fantasyland is being listed at $100 million, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Rebel Wilson and new guy have cozy dinner date
Rebel Wilson‘s new romance is heating up. The “Pitch Perfect” star and comedian Mickey Gooch Jr. had a cozy dinner at Lower East Side restaurant Beauty & Essex earlier this week.
Mariah Carey really hates ‘boring and fake’ ‘American Idol’
It seems safe to say that Mariah Carey doesn’t have any fond memories of her “American Idol” days. “It’s so boring and so fake,” the 45-year-old pop icon told Australian KIIS FM hosts Kyle and Jackie O on Thursday.
WALK OFF THE EARTH SINGER, “United Airlines Booted Me ‘CAUSE MY KID WAS CRYING”
United Airlines has a problem with crying infants according to alternative rocker Sarah Blackwood … who says she was kicked off a flight because her 1-year-old son got fussy — but the airline claims the kid was a safety risk.
Bloody T-shirt brought into Dustin Diamond’s stabbing trial
A prosecutor has presented a bloodstained T-shirt and sweater along with a sliced coat all worn by a man who says he was stabbed by TV actor Dustin Diamond in a Wisconsin barroom scuffle.
‘Good luck Dustin & Amanda’ gets Diamond’s lawyer in big trouble
Dustin Diamond’s trial began in Wisconsin on Wednesday and thanks to his lawyer, it’s already off to a rocky start. Diamond’s attorney, Thomas Alberti, was scolded by the judge for arriving to court with “Good luck to Dustin & Amanda” written on the back of his Honda van.
JAY Z & BEYONCE BLACK RAGE OVER WHITEOUT AT TIDAL
Jay Z’s office photo at Tidal is kinda like playing Where’s Black Waldo? — and Jay Z is Waldo.
JUSTIN BIEBER & SELENA GOMEZ TOGETHER AGAIN FOR GOD … But Not for Each Other
Slow down, Jelena fans — yes, Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez hung out Wednesday night … but they are not dating again. Not yet anyway.
RICK ROSS TO 50 CENT It’s Not My Fault … YOU’RE A LOSER!
Rick Ross is getting personal in his legal battle with 50 Cent … saying the only reason 50 sued him is to cover up the fact he’s just not as famous as he used to be.
Conan O’Brien’s set listed on Airbnb
Conan O’Brien’s set is getting the Airbnb treatment. On June 3, the late-night funnyman will host an overnight stay for two fans in the rafters above the “Conan” set on the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, Calif.
Tracy Morgan to give first post-crash interview to Matt Lauer
Nearly a year after the car crash that left Tracy Morgan critically injured, the actor and comedian is ready to tell his story of survival. Morgan, 46, will sit down Monday morning with Matt Lauer on “Today” in his first interview since the New Jersey Turnpike collision with a Walmart truck that killed his pal and fellow comic James “Uncle Jimmy Mack” McNair, 63, and injured four others.
Memphis Bids Musical Farewell To Blues Legend B.B. King
With music, singing and tears, hundreds of mourners in Memphis bade farewell to blues giant B.B. King as his casket, accompanied by his legendary guitar, Lucille, began a drive to his final resting place in Mississippi.
Hulu yanks embattled ‘19 Kids and Counting’
Hulu has pulled the reality series “19 Kids and Counting” from its lineup, following reports of sexual misconduct allegations against one of the stars, Josh Duggar, stemming from when he was a juvenile.