Richard Pryor’s widow: Bill Cosby is “a f**king hypocrite”
Jennifer Lee Pryor, widow of comedian Richard Pryor, hasn’t been particularly vocal so far in the onslaught of criticism on Bill Cosby following dozens of rape allegations. But Lee Pryor finally had something to say about her late husband’s peer on an episode of “Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend” this week, and it was about as straightforward as criticisms come: According to the comedy insider, Cosby is “a piece of shit” with a history of philandering, seeming to leave no doubts about his alleged violence.
Sia shows her face on Oscar night
Sia’s face made an appearance at the Oscars on Sunday night. Famous for keeping her face covered to retain anonymity, the “Chandelier” singer made a special appearance at Elton John’s annual Academy Awards viewing party, where she posed unmasked.
Benji Madden inks Cameron’s name across his chest
To Benji Madden, love is permanent. The Good Charlotte guitarist paid tribute to his new wife, actress Cameron Diaz, by getting his beloved’s first name seared into the skin of his chest.
‘Magic Mike’ delays Sofía and Joe’s wedding
Sofía Vergara and fiancé Joe Manganiello have postponed their wedding this summer due to his movie “Magic Mike XXL.” Speaking to Page Six at the Vanity Fair Oscar party, the couple revealed they’d hoped to tie the knot this summer, but instead will do so later this year. He popped the question in Hawaii after they dated for six months.
‘American Horror Story’ Ben Woolf Dies from Head Injury
Ben Woolf from “American Horror Story: Freak Show” has died in an L.A. hospital from injuries suffered last week when he was hit by a passing car. A source close to Woolf tells us he died from a stroke on Monday afternoon. He had been heavily sedated at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center since the accident last week.
Bobby Brown: Nick Gordon Won’t Tell Me What Happened to My Daughter
Nick Gordon is refusing to talk to cops about the circumstances surrounding Bobbi Kristina ending up face down in a bathtub, and he’s refusing to tell Bobby Brown as well. Bobby Brown’s lawyer, Chris Brown, says Gordon has refused to cooperate by coming clean with the events that led to the medical emergency and there’s no reason to talk to him anymore about giving him a hospital visit.
Kylie Jenner: See Ya Mom, I Just Bought a $2.7 Mil House!
Kylie Jenner is 17. She’s buying a $2.7 million house. FML, right? Sources tell TMZ, Kylie has inked a deal to buy this 4,900 square foot house in The Oaks, an exclusive gated community in Calabasas.
Damon Wayans: Grounded by Diabetes … Tour Dates Cancelled
Damon Wayans is postponing multiple tour stops after suffering a medical emergency related to his diabetes … TMZ has learned. The comedian was supposed to perform Saturday in Missouri, but sources close to Wayans tell us he’s unable to fly right now because of his ongoing battle with Type 2 diabetes. He was diagnosed back in 2013.
Beyoncé and Jay Z renting $150K-a-month LA home
Beyoncé and Jay Z are one step closer to becoming full-time California residents. The couple, 33 and 45, respectively, who’ve been house hunting in Beverly Hills, signed a year-long lease for a Holmby Hills home, reports TMZ. Last summer, they rented the same pad for $200,000 a month, but this time managed to get the price reduced to $150,000 a month after negotiating directly with the owner.
Leonardo DiCaprio Reportedly Threw Rihanna A Birthday Party, So Maybe They Are A Couple?
Rihanna celebrated her 27th birthday in style on Friday, with a party courtesy of rumored beau Leonardo DiCaprio. For months, rumors the actor has been romancing the pop star have been brewing, ushering in the era of RihCaprio (or Rihanardo as commenters over at Jezebel suggested). And now, this party held at a private home in Beverly Hills makes us think these two might actually be dating.
Feud heats up between Bobby Brown and Bobbi Kristina’s boyfriend
While Bobbi Kristina Brown fights for her life, a feud has erupted over whether her partner can visit her in the hospital. The only child of the late singer Whitney Houston has been hospitalized since being found unresponsive Jan. 31 in a tub at her Georgia home. A lawyer for Bobbi Kristina’s father, Bobby Brown, said in a statement late Saturday that Bobbi Kristina’s boyfriend, Nick Gordon, was offered an opportunity to potentially visit her if he agreed to meet certain conditions.
Taylor Negron’s Family Pissed Over Oscar Snub
The Oscars focused more on Neil Patrick Harris’ penis than a deceased actor who starred in iconic movies, and the actor’s relatives are livid. Taylor Negron — who became famous for his roles in “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” and “The Last Boy Scout” — was left out of the ‘In Memoriam’ tribute, which infuriated his brother Conrad Negron who said, “They’ll have NPH come out in his underwear but not take a few seconds to honor my brother.”
Why the Academy left Joan Rivers out of ‘In Memoriam’
The Academy had some major explaining to do after leaving Joan Rivers out of the Oscars’ “In Memoriam” tribute on Sunday, but offered up a thin explanation for the late Hollywood icon’s absence. “Joan Rivers is among the many worthy artists and filmmakers we were unfortunately unable to feature in the ‘In Memoriam’ segment of this year’s Oscar show,” a rep for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences told Page Six. The rep also noted that Rivers “is, however, included in our ‘In Memoriam’ gallery on Oscar.com.”
Bill Murray wouldn’t stop dancing at pre-Oscars soiree
Bill Murray showed up late to a Grey Goose pre-Oscars bash in the mood to dance. But a DJ explained organizers had told him to cut the music. “Don’t worry, I’m staying here,” a spy heard Murray tell the DJ. “I’ll stand by you, it will be all right.”
John Travolta’s Oscars 2015 Message: I Love Women Sexually
After staying completely silent for a torturously long period of one year, John Travolta finally broke his legendary silence on his gaffe from last year’s Oscars. It turns out that he didn’t call Idina Menzel “Adel Dazeem” because he just figured it couldn’t be that hard to introduce an award show performance, but because he was distracted by a “charismatic, sexy, beautiful” woman (Goldie Hawn).
‘Imitation Game’ Screenwriter: ‘I’m Not Gay’
And you thought Michael Keaton not winning the Oscar was the biggest surprise … the guy who won for Best Adapted Screenplay is not gay! Graham Moore did an interview after the awards in which he said, “I’m not gay, but I’ve never talked publicly about depression before or any of that and that was so much of what the movie was about …” Fact is … he never said in his acceptance speech he was gay, but everyone assumed it because the main character in the movie was gay and the torment he had to endure resulted in his suicide.