December 13, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Tuesday. Amy Winehouse's dad is quoted as saying Lady Gaga "would be great" to play his daughter in a movie about her life. But another report quotes him as saying a movie won't happen. ( Mirror , Daily Mail ) The music industry executive injured in the Hollywood shooting last week has died. ( Los Angeles Times ) The song isn't so rosy for "Glee," which is seeing its ratings drop in its third season. ( Los Angeles Times )
December 7, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Wednesday. Alec Baldwin's battle with American Airlines over Words With Friends enters Day 2. ( Los Angeles Times ) Guns N' Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Beastie Boys are among the next group of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees. ( Los Angeles Times ) Kristen Stewart and Anne Hathaway top Forbes' list of best actors for the buck. ( Forbes ) A "Mythbusters" experiment involving a cannon went horribly wrong, sending a cannonball ripping through two homes.
December 6, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Tuesday: Chewbacca is coming to "Glee. " ( Huffington Post ) Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean won big at the American Country Awards. ( MTV ) Rosie O'Donnell is engaged to girlfriend Michelle Rounds. ( Los Angeles Times ) Universal will unveil its plans for the new "Harry Potter" attraction in L.A. today. ( Los Angeles Times ) Bradley Cooper says "The Hangover III" may be set in L.A. ( New York Daily News )
December 2, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Friday. Britney Spears turns 30 today. ( MSNBC ) The National Board of Review has named "Hugo" best picture. ( Los Angeles Times ) The Grammys cut out of a lot of categories this year, and many in the music industry are not happy about it. ( Los Angeles Times ) The disaster-movie trend isn't over yet: "San Andreas: 3D" hopes to make giant earthquakes cool in 2012. ( Los Angeles Times ) Michelle Trachtenberg says she was almost Bella Swan in the "Twilight" movies.
November 30, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Wednesday. Daniel Craig calls the Kardashians idiots. ( Huffington Post ) Kourtney Kardashian is pregnant again. Daniel Craig will be thrilled. ( Us Weekly ) Pamela Anderson is now on a postage stamp. ( Los Angeles Times ) Former Beatle's to-do list reveals that even John Lennon had to sit around waiting for the cable guy. ( Los Angeles Times ) This year's Grammy nomination concert is open to the public.
November 21, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Monday. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are releasing a new album (the first since the saxophonist Clarence Clemons died) and will tour in 2012. ( Bruce Springsteen.net ) "Breaking Dawn -- Part 1" made a lot of money, but not as much as "New Moon. " Twihards are growing up. ( Los Angeles Times ) Taylor Swift won the American Music Award for artist of the year, but aren't we really talking about LMFAO and David Hasselhoff in his underwear?
November 17, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Thursday. Tyler Perry addresses his fans regarding outrage over casting Kim Kardashian: "YOU HAVE BEEN HEARD!! ...LOL. " ( TylerPerry.com ) Ricky Gervais will be returning to trash Hollywood's elite for January's Golden Globe Awards. ( Los Angeles Times ) But the excitement of his return isn't shared by all. ( Los Angeles Times ) Today, Jimmy Kimmel celebrates National Unfriend Day. Will it rival Thanksgiving one day?
August 26, 2011 |
Anyone seen actor Jonah Hill lately? We did a double-take at the newsstand the other day when we spied the current issue of New York magazine featuring Brad Pitt and some other good-looking guy. Upon closer inspection, said guy was actually Hill, minus about a million pounds. The former chubster has slimmed down considerably. He allegedly did it the old-fashioned way: diet and exercise. He follows in the footsteps of funny former male fatties such as Seth Rogan, Horatio Sanz and George Lopez, who have all noticeably trimmed their waistlines.
August 1, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Monday. Helen Mirren apparently has the "Body of the Year" at age 66. When she walks by, you can say "Daaaaaaaame!" ( Los Angeles Times ) Somehow "The Smurfs" managed to virtually tie the star-heavy "Cowboys & Aliens" at the box office this weekend. ( Los Angeles Times ) A giant statue of Marilyn Monroe is dividing the people of Chicago. Is it "terrific" or "creepy schlock"? ( Los Angeles Times ) The Kings of Leon are rescheduling shows after lead singer Caleb Followill melted down onstage in Dallas.
July 29, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Friday. After storming off "Good Day L.A. " earlier this week, Kat Von D writes a lengthy Facebook explanation (note: it contains some strong language) of her tough times, titled "What can I say? I suck. " She might have difficulty finding someone to argue with that. ( Facebook ) People love Redbox -- the company's revenue is up 34% from this same time a year ago. ( Los Angeles Times ) Alan Ball says he'll be back with "True Blood" for another season, but he reminds us, "Everything ends.