The Clooneys double-date with Sacha Baron Cohen, Isla Fisher
George Clooney and wife Amal Alamuddin enjoyed a double date Wednesday night with Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher at the starry Sunset Tower Hotel’s Tower Bar. Spies said that when human rights lawyer Amal left the table at one point, even jaded Hollywood heads swiveled to catch a glimpse of her “very short navy skirt, and very long legs.”
Lindsay Lohan Is Gorgeous In Hunger Magazine Photo Shoot
Lindsay Lohan is over New York and Los Angeles. It’s all about London now. The 28-year-old appears in the “We’ve Got Issues” issue of photographer Rankin’s biannual publication, Hunger magazine. She moved to London last summer to perform in “Speed-the-Plow” at the Playhouse theatre, and has been loving life in the UK ever since.
Kurt Cobain’s credit card up for auction
Kurt Cobain’s credit card — which expired in 1995, less than a year after his suicide — is up for auction with music memorabilia, including Frank Sinatra’s ’44 New Jersey driver’s license and a handwritten U2 set list from ’83. The Visa card from defunct Seattle bank Seafirst comes with a leather “King of Clubs Slot Club” credit card holder, which Cobain carried, from Don Laughlin’s Riverside casino in Nevada.
Mo’Nique Says She Was ‘Blackballed’ In Hollywood After Oscar Win
When Mo’Nique won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in 2010’s “Precious,” it wasn’t the career turning point she had expected. While winning an Oscar is typically a boon to a performer’s profile, the offers all have since dried up. In a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the 47-year-old actress claims director Lee Daniels recently said that she’s been “blackballed.”
‘Honey Boo Boo’ Family Sweating Like Pigs in L.A. Hotel Room
Honey Boo Boo and her family may look like they’re enjoying the sun while sitting poolside in L.A. … but TMZ has learned it’s actually been more like a vacation FROM HELL! Sources close to the family tell us … when the Shannon clan got to their hotel room Tuesday night, the AC was busted — so the hotel gave them some fans to cool off for the night.
Madonna is skipping her own Oscar party
Madonna’s post-Oscars party, with its no-press rule, has been Hollywood’s hottest in recent years. But Page Six has exclusively learned the Material Girl won’t be at her own bash this year, thrown with manager Guy Oseary. Instead, she’ll be in rehearsals for an upcoming performance on the Brit Awards on Wednesday at London’s O2 arena. But sources close to the singer, 56, promise the LA party “is still happening” and “will be as star-studded and private as ever.”
Standing In For Brian Williams, Lester Holt Put In Uniquely Awkward Position At NBC
Lester Holt’s first report card as NBC’s choice to fill in for suspended anchor Brian Williams as “Nightly News” anchor found him maintaining the network’s ratings lead, although the competition has tightened. The understated understudy has worked without a break since Williams took himself off the newscast on Feb. 7 and was suspended for six months by NBC News on Feb. 10. The network continues to investigate Williams for misrepresenting his experiences as a journalist.
Jay Z slapped with paternity suit
Looks like Hova can add another problem to his list of 99. Jay Z has been blasted with a paternity suit that claims he blatantly lied to a New Jersey court to avoid taking a DNA test that could prove he’s the father of a secret love child — who is now 21 years old, according to legal documents. Rymir Satterthwaite alleges that his mother, Wanda, hooked up with the 45-year-old rapper and entrepreneur in the early 1990s and the two engaged in numerous sex romps before Shawn Corey Carter had become the megastar he is today, the National Enquirer reports.
Amber Was So Skanky Kim Made Me Take 100 Showers
Kanye West says he couldn’t have sex with Kim Kardashian until he took 100 showers to rid himself of the stench of Amber Rose. Our Kanye sources tell us … Kanye taped a segment with “The Breakfast Club” Thursday and made it clear … he’s no fan of his ex who is now calling his wife a whore. Kanye was obviously talking metaphorically, but his point was clear … Kim found him unappealing at first because of his relationship with Amber.
Krysta Rodriguez, Smash Star, Diagnosed With Breast Cancer at Age 30, Reveals She Has the “Cadillac of Tumors”
Smash actress and Broadway star Krysta Rodriguez has been diagnosed with breast cancer. The 30-year-old actress made the announcement on her new blog, ChemoCouture, where she revealed she was diagnosed in September 2014 with the “Cadillac of tumors” — but she’s not letting it get her down. In fact, she’s on a mission to embrace it.
It Seems Leonardo DiCaprio Isn’t Hooking Up With Rihanna After All…
It’s so hard to know what to believe when it come to the love life of Leonardo DiCaprio, actor and founding member of the Pussy Posse. Is he dating a model? Is he dating multiple models? Or is he dating VIVA GLAM Rihanna™ model Rihanna while dating either one or multiple other models? According to the Daily Mail, not that last one.
Julia Roberts’ mother dies at 80
Julia Roberts’ mother, Betty Lou Motes, died early Thursday. The Oscar winner’s mother was 80 years old. Motes had been battling lung cancer and was being treated at Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, Calif., at the time of her death, sources close to the family tell In Touch Weekly.
Cosby postpones another performance in Rhode Island
Bill Cosby has postponed another comedy performance, this time in Rhode Island. The Providence Performing Arts Center announced in an email Thursday that the June 26 show has been postponed until further notice. The venue didn’t release a new date for the performance and didn’t give a reason for the postponement. It is refunding ticket-holders.
How Eddie Murphy Almost Played Bill Cosby on SNL40, by Norm Macdonald
Eddie Murphy’s servicey appearance on SNL last week was historic in nature but ultimately bland—though not for lack of trying, says an especially chatty Norm Macdonald. Macdonald, who wrote the Celebrity Jeopardy segment for the anniversary show, said today on Twitter that Eddie Murphy actually came this close to playing Bill Cosby before ultimately declining the role. Even so, Murphy did return to the stage for his first show in 30 years—for a minute, following a four-minute introduction from Chris Rock. SNL would later edit the segment to make it appear less awkward online.
Screech, Accused of Stabbing a Guy, Says Sex Tape Is His Biggest Regret
Dustin Diamond, the grown man who was once Screech on Saved by the Bell, gave an in-depth interview about his life after the show to a Milwaukee news station this week, shortly after pleading not guilty to stabbing a man on Christmas at a Port Washington, Wisc., bar. In it, we learn the erstwhile Screech is a man of many regrets, and foremost among them is his sex tape, starring his face and what he maintains was an artificial dong—yes, even in the bathtub scene. (Apparently there was a bathtub scene.) “It was rubber, it wasn’t real. I have the original footage. It’s not something you show at family gatherings or dinners or picnics, but I certainly had to show my wife. Otherwise I wouldn’t be married. All of her friends we’re like ‘he’s involved with porn!’ and I’m like, ‘No, no I’m not!'”
Kelly Cutrone slams Kanye: ‘He’s a joke as a fashion designer’
Kanye West may have won over several critics with his Adidas collaboration, but he didn’t impress fashion publicist Kelly Cutrone. “I’m not into his fashion thing,” she bluntly told People. “I think he’s fine as a rapper. I think he’s a joke as a fashion designer.” Cutrone thinks Kim Kardashian’s husband, 37, should be more concerned with music.
Bruce Jenner: Video Shows Bruce Squarely to Blame In ‘Violent’ Crash
Bruce Jenner was squarely at fault in the fatal car crash … so claim people familiar with the MTA video of the crash. Law enforcement would not comment on the video, however, others familiar with it tell TMZ it shows the drivers of the other 3 vehicles in the crash did nothing wrong. We’re told the video shows the Lexus and the Prius moving at a very slow rate of speed, though it’s unclear whether they are accelerating or decelerating. They were in the back of a line of cars stopped for a red light.
Allison Williams puts wedding on hold following dad’s NBC scandal
Allison Williams has postponed her wedding to fiancé Ricky Van Veen due to the scandal surrounding her dad, NBC News anchor Brian Williams. Van Veen was in the audience with Allison’s mother on Wednesday night during a Q&A between the actress and Seth Meyers. When the “Late Night” host asked the “Girls” star about her wedding planning, Allison revealed, “It’s been a very full year … You sort of think, ‘What could possibly come along that would make me not think about [my wedding]?’ And then I get ‘Peter Pan’ and I think, ‘OK, I will think only about Neverland and then we’ll go back to planning our wedding,’” she explained.
Vanilla Ice Burglary Arrest: I Lied To Cops, But … I Thought I Was Just Trash Picking
According to the arrest report … Ice lied to cops about owning the vacant Lake Worth, FL house where his “Vanilla Ice Project” TV crew allegedly made off with the pilfered items — but he claims he thought some of the stuff was fair game because it was on the curb. But that doesn’t jibe with his foreman who says Ice also instructed the production crew to go inside the house … and target specific items like a pool heater, valued at $3000. The foreman says Ice also lied to him about owning the place.
Bobbi Kristina undergoes a tracheostomy
Bobbi Kristina Brown has had surgery to replace her breathing tube with a tracheostomy tube. The surgery comes nearly three weeks after Whitney Houston‘s daughter was found face-down and unresponsive in a bathtub of her Georgia home. A person close to the family, who is not authorized to speak on Brown’s condition, told The Associated Press the 21-year-old’s breathing tube was replaced with a tracheostomy tube. A tracheostomy, which involves cutting into a patient’s neck, is often performed on patients who need to be on a ventilator for an extended period.
Afroman — Losing Tour Dates After Punching Female Fan
When Afroman knocked out that fan on stage, he also KO’d a bunch of his upcoming tour dates — because some of the venues don’t take kindly to violence against women. The rapper had 7 dates scheduled in the coming weeks, but we’ve learned 3 venues have already cancelled. One of them … Ziggy’s By the Sea in Wilmington, NC … tells us they have a very Christian audience that won’t tolerate the kinda thing that went down Tuesday night in Biloxi, MS.
Afroman Assault Victim: That Knockout Is Gonna Cost Him … Preps for Lawsuit
The woman Afroman sucker punched during a concert this week is getting ready to strike back … in court. TMZ has learned the woman — a 21-year-old named Haley — hired an attorney … who tells us Haley suffered multiple injuries to her neck, jaw and back after the attack. Her lawyer Tim Holleman also thinks she may have suffered a mild concussion … since she doesn’t remember the punch. Even though our video shows Haley wandering on stage — Holleman says the venue should bare some responsibility since security did nothing to remove her. Especially since Afroman has a violent history with fans.
Harris Wittels Found Dead: Signs of Overdose
Harris Wittels, one of the executive producers of “Parks and Recreation” died at his home Thursday from a possible drug overdose … TMZ has learned. According to law enforcement sources … Wittels was pronounced dead around 1 PM. We’re told the 30-year-old was found lying on his couch … and there was drug paraphernalia in the house. There were no signs of trauma to his body.