Stars slam Kanye over Beck Grammy diss
Stars continue to align against Kanye West for dissing Beck at the Grammys and saying, “He should have given his award to Beyoncé.” “What is it exactly that he does?” Elvis Costello quipped of rapper West before performing at Jazz at Lincoln Center for the Women’s Day Red Dress Awards.
‘Big Brother’ Champ Mike ‘Boogie’ Malin — Drowning in Debt
“Big Brother” winner Mike “Boogie” Malin was a scheming, diabolical gamesman on the show but outside the house his antics didn’t play well … because he’s now more than $20 million in debt. The good news … Mike’s a millionaire. The bad news, he’s only worth around $1 million and is $23 MIL in debt … and that spells b-a-n-k-r-u-p-t-c-y.
Hugh Grant won’t go nude on film
Hugh Grant, formerly moviedom’s romantic-comedy king, was once in and out of sheets and on and off mattresses. So would he go naked like actors of today? “I showed my ass once. I was 25 then. It was a quite nice-looking 25-year-old ass then. I no longer plan on flashing it, except to my 2-year-old son. Now, most days when he sees it, it makes him laugh. Nor have I interest in showing any of my other bits either.”
Leonardo DiCaprio Spotted Making Out With Molecular Biologist—JK, Model
You might be aware that over the past few months Leonardo DiCaprio, actor and founding member of the Pussy Posse, has allegedly been hanging out, texting, and hooking up with MAC Cosmetics VIVA GLAM Rihanna™ model Rihanna. Well, he’s not anymore, says somebody.
Kim and Khloé mingle at their own party for just ‘five minutes’
Kim and Khloé Kardashian mingled at a party for their hair care line, Kardashian Beauty, Monday for “five minutes of the two-hour-long event,” spies said. But before their brief encounter with guests at Academy Mansion on the Upper East Side, they posed for photos for a half hour.
Melissa Rivers pens tribute book to Joan
It’s been five months since Joan Rivers’ death and her daughter, Melissa, has announced a tribute book. “The Book of Joan: Tales of Mirth, Mischief and Manipulation,” written by Melissa, will share a number of heartwarming stories about her childhood and her late mother, reports People.
‘Young & the Restless’ star sues producers over alleged racism
This award-winning black actress feels like she starred on a show that should’ve been called “The Young & the Racists.” Victoria Rowell socked CBS, co-producers Sony Pictures and Bell-Phillip Television Production Inc. and other parties with a lawsuit Wednesday alleging she’s been repeatedly snubbed trying to reprise her once-popular role on The Young & the Restless – because she’s been a longtime advocate for more black characters on daytime soap operas.
En Vogue — Ex Label Honcho Sues … Hold On, Ladies! Your Failed Comeback Cost Me Millions
En Vogue cheated on their record label and cost them over $100M … so says the company suing the group for leaving them high and dry for another label. According to the legal docs … Rufftown Entertainment owner Rene Moore says he doled out $190K to front a huge En Vogue comeback in 2010 with OG members Cindy Herron, Terry Ellis and Maxine Jones that never happened.
Kanye West Clarifies Beck Comments, Says ‘Voices’ In His Head Told Him To Walk On Grammys Stage
Well, John Legend was right about one thing — Kanye West’s Grammys stunt was definitely something people were going to talk about. In fact, three days after the ceremony, it’s still in the news. And Ryan Seacrest wasn’t about to pass up the opportunity to ask the 37-year-old rapper about his motivations for briefly walking up on stage when Beck won Album of the Year.
Miley Cyrus Didn’t Mean to Submit Her Bondage Video to That Pornfest
Miley Cyrus, budding contemporary S&M artist, won’t be displaying her short film “Tongue Tied,” which touches on themes including tongues and tying, at the NYC Porn Film Festival after all. Her representatives pulled the film, claiming they’d been misled about what it would be used for, but the festival’s organizer says they were just spooked after the story “went viral.”
Charlie Sheen Rants for Brian Williams … This Is a Vile Witch Hunt!!
Charlie Sheen blasting ex-girlfriends, random porn stars or TV execs, we expect, but now he’s unleashing his fury … IN SUPPORT OF BRIAN WILLIAMS!! Charlie just contacted us — and he’s pissed off about Williams’ 6 month suspension from NBC Nightly News … over his embellished army helicopter ride in Iraq.
Another slap to Brian Williams: Name yanked from web and broadcast
In a further slap to disgraced NBC anchor Brian Williams, NBC News pulled his name from its “Nightly News With Brian Williams” broadcast starting Wednesday evening. We hear that his name will also disappear in coming days from the “Nightly News With Brian Williams” logos that are prominently plastered on the broadcast’s Web site, social media feeds and other promotional and marketing materials while he serves a six-month, unpaid suspension for fudging the facts about being hit by enemy fire while covering the Iraq War in 2003.
Is Brian Williams’ Career At NBC Over?
In another era, embattled “NBC Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams would not have lied about his helicopter coming under RPG fire during the 2003 invasion of Iraq. He would not have told Comedy Central that he came within 1,500 feet of being hit again while covering the 2006 Israel–Hezbollah War. He probably wouldn’t have gone on Comedy Central in the first place. Or become a regular on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” and “30 Rock,” for that matter.
Suge Knight: I Was Ambushed by Gunmen
Suge Knight now has a video of the entire parking lot altercation that resulted in a man’s death — and sources connected to Suge tell us it shows someone holding a gun and pointing it ominously at Suge, and that person is Cle “Bone” Sloan.
Lawyer: ‘Suge’ Knight Ambushed Before Fatal Hit-And-Run
A lawyer for Marion “Suge” Knight said Wednesday that members of his office have reviewed video that appears to show the former rap mogul was ambushed before two men were hit with his truck and one was killed. David Kenner said the surveillance video came from a Compton burger stand where Knight struck the men on Jan. 29. Asked what the video showed, Kenner replied, “An ambush.”
RedFoo Screwed Sky Blu Out of LMFAO
Rick Ross wants to squash his legal beef with LMFAO, but he claims RedFoo is holding up talks by bossing around Sky Blu — just like he did when the group broke up … according to Rick. In new legal docs obtained by TMZ … Ross says he’s trying to get everyone in one room to discuss settling the lawsuit he filed against LMFAO last year for allegedly lifting his lyrics in their hit “Party Rock Anthem.”
Hell Is Gonna Get Really Cold Thanks to Taylor Swift
Kanye West’s plan to record music with Taylor Swift could end up being a brilliant career move for both of them … or a disastrous PR stunt. Or maybe both. Kanye was on Ryan Seacrest’s show Wednesday morning when he revealed T Swizzle had suggested they get in the studio together — and put that whole VMA mess behind them, once and for all.
Bruce Jenner will reveal female name to Diane Sawyer
Bruce Jenner is getting closer to living life as a woman. The Jenner-Kardashian patriarch, 65, shared the name he plans to use after his transition in a recently taped sit-down interview with Diane Sawyer, reports Us Weekly. Although the name is not publicly known, “He referred to her in the third person,” said a source, who added Jenner did not wear feminine makeup for the interview.
Family convinced Bobbi Kristina showing signs of life
Bobbi Kristina Brown’s loved ones believe the stricken daughter of late pop star Whitney Houston is showing some signs of life, even though she’s in a medically induced coma. “There are so many signs showing us that she will be OK. Krissi is fine,” aunt Leolah Brown told WAGA-TV in Atlanta.
Hoda Kotb: Brian Williams is ‘devastated’
Even before news broke of Brian Williams’ six-month suspension, Hoda Kotb empathized with her disgraced NBC colleague. “I love Brian. I’ve known him for many years and I know that he is devastated after what happened and I think the whole news organization feels horrible about what happened,” Kotb told Fox 411 on Tuesday, prior to the network’s announcement of Williams’ suspension.
13 People Who Could Replace Jon Stewart As Host Of ‘The Daily Show’
After 15 years, it’s hard to imagine “The Daily Show” without Jon Stewart. But as the host announced in his “Moment of Zen” on Tuesday, he’s ready to pass the desk onto someone else. Considering that there are zero women hosting late night shows and, even with the addition of Larry Wilmore’s “The Nightly Show,” the current landscape is predominantly white, male and straight, it would make sense to seek out a host much different than Stewart. There are also some exceedingly qualified replacements currently on the show’s staff. But there aren’t any rules that the next host has to have been a correspondent (that we know of).
How Celebrities Reacted To Jon Stewart Leaving ‘The Daily Show’
On Tuesday, Stewart’s announcement that he will leave “The Daily Show” was met with a range of reactions: from shock and sadness, to appreciation for a man whose wit is legendary.
Jon Stewart replacement ‘short list’
Comedy Central has a “short list” of replacements for “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart when he steps down this year, company executive Doug Herzog said Wednesday. The channel and Stewart are consulting on when he’ll depart the job he’s held for more than 16 years and discussing whether he’ll have a continued role with the show, said Herzog, president of Viacom Entertainment Group. “TBD,” he replied, using the shorthand for “to be determined,” then added: “It’s not out of the question.”