The Food Network FIRED PAULA DEEN on Friday, after she admitted during a court deposition that she'd used the N-word in the past. Paula's response was to THANK the Food Network for, quote, 11 "great years."
(The Food Network is NOT canceling two shows that feature Paula's sons: "Not My Mama's Meals with Bobby Deen" and "Home for Dinner with Jamie Deen".)
Prior to her firing, Paula ditched a scheduled appearance on the "Today" show, where she was supposed to discuss her comments with MATT LAUER. Her people said she was TOO EXHAUSTED to make it.
She also issued TWO video apologies. They're both pretty vague and cookie-cutter. The first one has several edits in it, and in the second, she rambles and meanders quite a bit.
Paula will more than likely be just fine, even if she never gets another gig. Forbes estimates her wealth at $17 million. Network sources said she was paid between $10,000 and $20,000 for each episode of her various shows.
Bret Michaels Was Hurt When His Tour Bus Hit a Herd of Deer, But He'll Survive
On Friday morning, BRET MICHAELS was hurt when his tour bus hit a herd of deer while he was on his way to a show in Biloxi, Mississippi. But fortunately, he's OK, and was able to make the gig.
He says, quote, "Except for some bumps and bruises I'm thankful there were no serious injuries. It's unfortunate for the deer, but thankfully . . . due to modern RV technology and a steel firewall . . . we are all OK."
Aaron Carter Claims He Was Assaulted by Some Thugs, Because He Was Performing on New Kids on the Block's Turf?
AARON CARTER claims he was assaulted in Boston . . . just because he was performing there, and it's NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK'S territory. And it happened THIS weekend . . . not 15 years ago.
Here's the story: Aaron says he was leaving dinner with a friend in Boston on Saturday, when he was jumped. But it wasn't a robbery . . . it was a TURF WAR.
Aaron says a "huge guy" approached him in the parking lot, and yelled, quote, "I heard you're doing a show here tomorrow. This is the town of the New Kids."
Then, three other guys jumped out of "a gold Chevy Malibu" . . . and started WAILING on Aaron. At some point in the beat-down, he was clocked in the FACE. He fought back, and eventually the guys retreated to the vehicle and took off.
Aaron tells TMZ, quote, "I think my knuckles might be broken, but that's what they get. People think I'm a pretty little white boy, but no way. I think I won. I'm still standing."
He went ahead with his performance last night . . . and he says he's NOT filing a police report because that's, quote, "girlie."
Aaron posted photos of his black eye and banged up knuckles on Instagram . . . with the caption: "JORDAN KNIGHT, this one of your homies? He got his ass handed to him last night but his boys got me."
But on Twitter, he said he doesn't necessarily KNOW that they were actual New Kids on the Block fans. He said, quote, "It's true, I got my ass jumped last night. But I'm a soldier.
"The Jordan Knight thing was a joke. I was just referring to Boston, and he's my only friend here! Just 'cause someone says NKOTB turf doesn't mean it was their fans. Y'all are so stupid to believe that . . . I'm done talking about it."
Madonna is Having Teenage Daughter Drama
Being the Queen of Pop doesn't necessarily make you a cool mom. That's what MADONNA is finding out. She says her daughter is no longer talking to her.
She tells ABC, "Lourdes has stopped talking to me and Rocco's looking at girls' butts. "Ever since my daughter got an iPhone she stopped talking to me. Seeing my daughter at 16 - it's kind of uncomfortable. She's still my little girl and she's also a woman.''
"Monsters University" Beat "World War Z" at the Box Office
The 3-D Pixar movie "Monsters University" beat BRAD PITT'S "World War Z" at the box office this weekend . . . $82 million to $66 million.
It's the 14th straight #1 movie for Pixar, and their second-biggest debut EVER, behind "Toy Story 3", which made $110 million in 2010.
The original "Monsters Inc." opened with $62.6 million in 2001. Although, when you account for inflation, that equals about $82 million today . . . and that's without 3-D tickets sales.
Here are this week's Top 5 movies:
1. (NEW) "Monsters University", $82 million.
2. (NEW) "World War Z", $66 million.
3. "Man of Steel", $41.2 million. Up to $210 million in its 2nd week.
4. "This Is the End", $13 million. Up to $57.8 million in its 2nd week.
5. "Now You See Me", $7.9 million. Up to $94.5 million in its 4th week.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Have Named Their Baby "North West"
Kim and KANYE WEST'S daughter's name was revealed.
It's . . . wait for it . . . NORTH WEST. No, I promise, I'm NOT lying.
TMZ claims to have seen the birth certificate . . . but E! is reporting that name too. And since they're the network that airs "Keeping Up With the Kardashians", you'd think they'd be the ones to know for sure.
By the way, in March, when we thought "North West" was just a stupid idea the Internet made up, Kim went on "The Tonight Show" and LAUGHED at the name.
When Leno asked her about it, she chuckled, and said, quote, "That is not true. That is not one of the names on our list. But you know what name I DO like? But it probably won't be on [our list] . . .
"I like Easton . . . Easton West? I think that's cute." (Get it? East-and West. It seemed like she was joking about that, too. But apparently she WAS thinking along those lines.)
By the way, it's unclear if they made the middle name DONDA . . . after Kanye's mother, who died in 2007. If it IS North Donda West, it would prove two things: That the name is even stupider than originally thought . . . and secondly, Kanye has this woman wrapped around his finger.
But an anonymous "source" tells E! News that there is NO middle name, and that Kim and Kanye are planning on calling her NORI for short.
When Justin Bieber Stays in a Hotel, He's Always Asking the Staff for More Condoms and Jelly Beans
"Life & Style" magazine is reporting that JUSTIN BIEBER is "always" asking the staff of a New York City hotel for two very important items: CONDOMS and JELLY BEANS.
The magazine has heard from an "insider" at some hotel that Justin regularly hits up in New York City . . . and they had this to say: Quote, "He asked for more intimacy kits with condoms. He always requests condoms . . .
"And jelly beans!"
Justin hasn't responded to this story but I have a hard time believing it. He's got such a huge entourage that I'm sure he's "got a guy" for that.
Some Passionate Taylor Swift Fans Convinced Abercrombie & Fitch to Pull a T-Shirt That Made Fun of Taylor Going from Boyfriend to Boyfriend
A group of TAYLOR SWIFT fans who call themselves "The Swifties" convinced Abercrombie & Fitch to stop selling a T-shirt that mocked Taylor's habit of going from boyfriend to boyfriend.
And the T-shirt wasn't even that bad: It read, quote, "#More boyfriends than T.S."
But the Swifties were having none of it so they launched an online petition asking Abercrombie & Fitch to, quote, "Take it Away . . . Because it's hurtful to Taylor Swift and Swifties everywhere!"
Abercrombie didn't want to mess with the mighty power of the Swifties. According to reports, they PULLED the shirt from its collection after only 95 people had signed it. As of last night, it was up to 117 signatures.
Here's another reason they probably caved. Fans started calling the public relations phone line to whine about the shirt.
The company had to change the greeting to, quote, "Thank you for calling Abercrombie & Fitch public relations. If you are calling regarding the Taylor Swift T-shirt, please note this is no longer available."
Abercrombie even kissed-up to Taylor's fans by putting out this Tweet, "Hey #Swifties, we no longer sell the T-shirt. We (love) Taylor's music and think she's awesome!"
Brad Pitt's Zombie Movie is Up Against the "Monsters Inc." Prequel Today
1. "World War Z" (PG-13)
Brad Pitt plays a former U.N. troubleshooter trying to locate the source of infection during a zombie apocalypse. He has to leave his wife and kids on an aircraft carrier while he goes around the world to see if any other country has found a cure.
It's based on a 2006 novel written by Mel Brooks' son, Max Brooks, and subtitled "An Oral History of the Zombie War".
And the zombies aren't the slow, shuffling type you see on "The Walking Dead". They're runners, like you'd find in a video game, and they can swarm over each other to get over walls and climb buildings.
2. "Monster's University" (G)
Billy Crystal and John Goodman return as Mike and Sully in a "Monsters Inc." prequel that shows how they first met, as college rivals learning to be "scarers." It's expected to easily win the weekend box office and pull in about $80 million. That shouldn't be too hard since it's playing on 400 screens more than "World War Z", in over 4,000 theaters.
Ray Romano Will Return to "Parenthood" Next Season
Word has it RAY ROMANO will return to "Parenthood" for the show's upcoming fifth season. He joined the cast last year, playing Hank Rizzoli . . . the boss of LAUREN GRAHAM'S character, Sarah.
Supposedly, he's doing another 12 to 15 episodes. He was in 14 last season.
Former "Sopranos" star JAMES GANDOLFINI passed away suddenly yesterday, after reportedly suffering a massive heart attack in Italy. He was 51.
Sadly, when he died, James was in the middle of a father-son trip to Italy with his teenage son Michael, who had just graduated eighth grade. They were really tight, and were "regulars" at L.A. Kings hockey games.
Michael was his son with his first wife Marcy. She immediately flew to Italy after hearing of his death. James is also survived by his second wife Deborah, who he married in 2008. Just last October, they had a baby girl.
There aren't many details on what happened . . . and it's unclear if he'd been suffering from any health problems before the heart attack.
James' assistant said he'd just had "a beautiful day out" with his family . . . and, quote, "When they got back to the hotel, [he] went to use the restroom.
"And something happened in there . . . His sister said he was alive when they took him out in the ambulance, on the way to the hospital."
James didn't really break into acting until 1999, when he scored the role of Tony Soprano. He won three Emmys for it, and was nominated six times. Before that, he made ends meet as a bartender and a club manager.
He did have some notable small roles earlier in the '90s, in movies like "True Romance", "Crimson Tide", "Get Shorty", "The Juror" and "A Civil Action".
After "The Sopranos" ended in 2007, he had some bigger roles in movies like "The Taking of Pelham 123" and "Zero Dark Thirty", and he provided the voice of Carol in "Where the Wild Things Are".
Is Selena Gomez Dating Ed Sheeran?
"Us Weekly" is reporting that SELENA GOMEZ is totally over JUSTIN BIEBER . . . and is now "hooking up" with 22-year-old British singer and WZPL Birthday Bash headliner ED SHEERAN.
According to one source, Selena wants someone more mature than Justin is . . . because, quote, "She got sick of having to take care of Justin like he was her child. This is a nice escape from the drama."
Selena and Ed were apparently set up over Memorial Day weekend by their mutual friend, TAYLOR SWIFT . . . which is ironic, because Ed and Taylor were rumored to be dating earlier this year.
Back in April, he denied the Taylor Swift rumor, and suggested she's out of his league, saying quote, "My mates asked if it was true, [and] it made me feel like a stud!"
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Paula Deen Says She's Used the N-word . . . But Only Because She Had a Gun to Her Head?
PAULA DEEN . . . the celebrity chef who uses tons of butter . . . was sued last year by a former employee named Lisa Jackson who's accusing her and her brother of racism, sexual harassment, and assault.
As for the racism, Lisa says she was put in charge of Paula's brother's wedding in 2007 . . . and Paula told her she wanted the servers to be, quote, "A bunch of little [N-words] wearing long-sleeve white shirts, black shorts and black bow ties."
And in a deposition under oath last month, when a lawyer asked Paula if she's ever used the N-word, she said "of course":
Lawyer: "In what context?"
Paula: "Well, it was probably when a black man burst into the bank that I was working at, and PUT A GUN TO MY HEAD."
Lawyer: "And what did you say?"
Paula: "Well, I don't remember, but the gun was dancing all around my temple . . . I didn't FEEL REAL FAVORABLE towards him."
But according to the deposition, she didn't say it DURING the robbery . . . it was afterwards, when she was telling her husband about it.
Paula really WAS held up during a bank robbery in 1986.
When the lawyer asked her if she'd used the N-word since, she said YES . . . but not in a long time, and only because she was, quote, "repeating something that was said to me . . . probably a conversation between blacks . . ."
Clearly, Paula is trying to avoid saying that she's used the N-word as an insult or a joke, which would be more of an indictment than her mentioning it in casual conversation. Not that THAT'S totally cool or anything.
And when it comes to the servers at the wedding, Paula says she wanted them to play the ROLE of "slaves," because her brother's wedding had an old-school, Civil War-era theme. She said it was inspired by a restaurant she'd had been to.
Quote, "The whole entire waiter staff was middle-aged black men, and they had on beautiful white jackets with a black bow tie. I mean, it was really impressive."
Yesterday, Paula's rep has issued this statement: Quote, "[Paula] does not condone or find the use of racial epithets acceptable. She's looking forward to her day in court."
Johnny Depp "Self-Medicated" with Booze, But He Wasn't an Alcoholic
JOHNNY DEPP used to enjoy quite a bit of booze, and he considered it his MEDICINE . . . but he insists he wasn't actually addicted to it.
Johnny tells "Rolling Stone", quote, "I don't have the physical need for the drug alcohol. No, it's more my medication, my self-medication over the years to calm the circus. Once the circus kicks in, the festivities in the brain, it can be ruthless."
Although he sure SOUNDS like an alcoholic, he's been sober for over a year. He says, quote, "I just decided that I pretty much got everything I could out of it . . .
"I investigated wine and spirits thoroughly, and they certainly investigated me as well. We found out that we got along beautifully, but maybe too well."
He says that drinking helped him because he's, quote, "kind of socially-awkward." He adds, quote, "It was always a great crutch. Mingling at parties and stuff like that has always been not a nice experience for me."
Johnny wouldn't go as far as to say that he QUIT alcohol . . . but "Rolling Stone" notes that he was "sipping on non-alcoholic beer," during the interview. And let's be honest, you'd never stomach that crap unless you were serious about sobriety.
Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne Have Recorded a Wedding Song For Themselves
Chad Kroeger and Avril Lavigne have recorded their own wedding song for her next CD.
She tells Hello magazine, ''I'm planning a wedding ... some things will be a surprise. Some things will be what he likes and still will surprise him! Our wedding song will be a duet we recorded together for my new album.''
Justin Bieber Hit a Paparazzi Photographer with His Car . . . But Police Say It Wasn't His Fault
JUSTIN BIEBER had a run-in with a paparazzi photographer Monday night. And by run-in, I mean he nailed him with his CAR while he was leaving the Laugh Factory in Hollywood.
TMZ posted two videos of it, and you can clearly see Justin's white Ferrari sideswipe the guy. Then the guy lies on the ground . . . milking it . . . and eventually some other paparazzos pick him up, and carry him to the curb.
The guy wasn't seriously hurt. And according to the police, Justin won't face charges, because they say it was the photographer's fault for standing in the middle of the road.
Katy Perry Says Russell Brand Left Her Via Text Message, and Adds That There's a "Secret," Real Reason Their Marriage Ended
KATY PERRY says that RUSSELL BRAND announced that he was divorcing her in a TEXT MESSAGE.
In the July issue of "Vogue" magazine . . . Katy says, quote, "[Russell is] a very smart man, and I was in love with him when I married him. Let's just say I haven't heard from him since he texted me saying he was divorcing me on December 31st of 2011."
Katy met Russell at the MTV Video Music Awards in 2009. They got married in October of 2010 . . . but things went sour, quickly, 14 months later.
She says, quote, "At first, when I met him, he wanted an equal . . . and I think a lot of times strong men do want an equal, but then they get that equal and they're like, I can't handle the equal-ness.
"He didn't like the atmosphere of me being the boss on tour. So that was really hurtful, and it was very controlling, which was upsetting."
On top of that, Katy hints that there's also a MYSTERY REASON that Russell dumped her . . . and she knows what it is . . . but she isn't talking.
She says, quote, "I felt a lot of responsibility for it ending, but then I found out the REAL truth, which I can't necessarily disclose because I keep it locked in my safe for a rainy day.
"I let go and I was like, 'This isn't because of me, this is beyond me.' So I have moved on from that."
For the past year or so, Katy has been in an on-again, off-again relationship with JOHN MAYER. When she gave this interview, it was OFF-AGAIN . . . but she was spotted hanging out with him earlier this month.
She says, quote, "It's over. I was madly in love with him. I still am madly in love with him. All I can say about that relationship is that he's got a beautiful mind . . . Beautiful mind, tortured soul.
"I do have to figure out why I am attracted to these broken birds." (This issue of "Vogue" will be out next week.)
Did Kim Kardashian Name Her Baby Kaidence Donda West?
KIM KARDASHIAN hasn't revealed her daughter's name yet, assuming she's decided on one. But rumor has it she's been named: Kaidence Donda West.
That would make sense . . . because we've heard the first name would probably start with a "K", and the second name might be "Donda" after KANYE WEST'S late mother.
This rumor comes from MediaTakeOut.com.
It's Official: Selma Blair Will Not Return to "Anger Management"
Well, that sure was fast. The producers of CHARLIE SHEEN'S show "Anger Management" have confirmed that SELMA BLAIR is NOT returning to the show.
This comes just one day after word hit the Internet that Charlie demanded that Selma be booted from the show . . . after he found out that she was complaining to the producers about his work ethic.
Things must have escalated fast, because just over one week ago, after a new production period had started, Selma Tweeted, quote, "Thanks for a great day back @CharlieSheen. You looked pretty darn handsome."
Selma hasn't commented on her departure . . . so it's unclear whether she was actually fired, or if she quit. Charlie hasn't said anything either.
Deadline.com claims Charlie fired Selma via a TEXT MESSAGE, where he also called her the C-word.
The site says Selma's part will not be recast . . . but instead, the show will add another regular female character to fill the void. There's no word on any casting yet.
Supposedly, "Anger Management" will stay in production, with the writers making changes to fit Selma's departure "on the fly."
Brad Pitt's Girls Won't Watch World War Z.
He tells Access Hollywood, "If it’s got Selena Gomez in it or something they’ll be interested in it. I gotta work on that for the next one. I earned some points with [the boys] and they gave it a thumbs up."
Britney Spears Sons Won't Kiss Her in Public and She Has a New Single
It's the moment every mom dreads...when your son quits being a mama's boy. That's what is happening in BRITNEY SPEARS' world right now.
Britney's sons won't kiss her in public. She tells US Weekly, "My sons are 6 and 7, so they're just now getting to the stage of where you can't kiss mommy in front of your friends and all that kind of stuff. They're getting what's cool and what's not."
Britney has unveiled a new song called "Ooh La La". It's on the "Smurfs 2" soundtrack, which comes out July 23rd.
Britney says she did it for her sons, who are huge fans of "The Smurfs". She says, quote, "It's definitely straight up pop . . . it has a young feel to it . . . but the main reason why I did it was because, my boys, they're obsessed with Smurfs.
"We've seen 'The Smurfs' movie a million trillion times, and they were told they could be in the video, and all this cool stuff, so that's the reason why I did it." The video comes out in a few weeks.
Britney's son SEAN PRESTON is now seven-and-a-half years old, and JAYDEN is six-and-a-half.
Britney also says she's working on a new album, which she hopes to have out by the end of the year. She claims it's "really different," and will include, quote, "a lot of guitar."
Melissa Etheridge Thinks Angelina Jolie Was "Fearful," Not "Brave" for Having a Preventative Double Mastectomy
Some people think ANGELINA JOLIE is "brave" for having a preventative double mastectomy . . . after her doctor told her she had a gene that gave her a very high risk of contracting breast cancer.
But breast cancer survivor MELISSA ETHERIDGE is NOT one of them.
Melissa tells the "Washington Blade", quote, "I feel a little differently. I have that gene mutation too, and [a preventative double mastectomy is] not something I would believe in for myself.
"I wouldn't call it a brave choice. I actually think it's the most fearful choice you can make when confronting anything with cancer."
Melissa isn't suggesting that you should just lie down in the face of cancer . . . instead, she thinks you just need to put yourself in the right STATE OF MIND.
She explains, quote, "My belief is that cancer comes from inside you, and so much of it has to do with the environment of your body. It's the stress that will turn that gene on or not.
"Plenty of people have the gene mutation and everything, but it never comes to cancer, so I would say to anybody faced with that, that choice is way down the line on the spectrum of what you can do . . .
"And to really consider the advancements we've made in things like nutrition and stress levels.
"I've been cancer free for nine years now . . . and looking back, I completely understand why I got cancer. There was so much acidity in everything. I really encourage people to go a lot longer and further before coming to that conclusion."
Did Charlie Sheen Freak Out on Selma Blair and Fire Her from "Anger Management"?
CHARLIE SHEEN might be on the verge of slipping into another one of his epic meltdowns . . . or maybe this is just Charlie being Charlie.
TMZ is reporting that Charlie flipped out on his "Anger Management" co-star SELMA BLAIR, and FIRED her from the show . . . or at least tried to.
(Obviously, there's a fair amount of irony in Charlie failing to keep his emotions in check on the set of a show CALLED "Anger Management".)
It all started when Selma reportedly went to the producers to complain about Charlie's work ethic. She was upset that he was late all the time. The problem is: Charlie found out . . . and went into ANGER-BALL MODE.
He was supposedly telling people on the set that Selma was fired . . . and he refused to work yesterday if Selma showed up.
There's no official word from anyone on Selma's status, but "sources" say the producers are hoping the whole thing blows over.
Is Demi Moore Showing Off Pictures of Ashton Kutcher's Small Package?
"Star" magazine claims DEMI MOORE is getting "revenge" on ASHTON KUTCHER by showing her friends pictures of his manhood, and mocking its size. Supposedly, she has the images on her phone.
A so-called "friend" says, quote, "Demi is still hurting that Ashton cheated and then rebounded so soon after their split. It could just be the angle, but these photos don't leave a big impression."
Demi wouldn't be the first of Ashton's exes to talk about his package after a split.
In 2003, BRITTANY MURPHY had a lot of fun suggesting that his junk left a little to be desired during an appearance on "Letterman". She said, quote, "[Demi and Ashton's] relationship basically means that, to him, age doesn't matter, and to her, that size doesn't matter."
She insisted that she was KIDDING right afterward . . . and later apologized.
Jennifer Lopez Will Co-Star in a Movie About the Trapped Chilean Miners
Last week, JENNIFER LOPEZ got a phone call in the middle of a radio interview. . . and found out she'd landed a movie role that, quote, "a lot of people wanted." But that's pretty much all she said.
Well, we're guessing THIS is what she was talking about:
Yesterday, news broke that she's co-starring with ANTONIO BANDERAS and MARTIN SHEEN in a movie called "The 33" . . . about the 33 Chilean miners who were trapped underground for 69 days back in 2010.
Antonio is playing one of the miners, and Martin is playing a miner's father. It's unclear who J-Lo is playing.
t's Official: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Are Parents
KANYE WEST celebrated his first Father's Day yesterday . . . because, as you've probably heard by now, KIM KARDASHIAN gave birth to their first kid the night before.
It's a girl . . . but there's no word on a name yet. Some "source" tells E! News that Kim has been telling friends and family that the name "will start with a 'K,'" just like Kanye, Kim, Kim's mom Kris and her sisters Khloe and Kourtney.
They've talked about the middle name being Donda, after Kanye's mom, who passed away in 2007.
The source adds, quote, "She has dark hair. She looks just like Kim." There aren't any photos yet, but Kim and Kanye will surely sell the pictures to a magazine . . . so it's only a matter of time before those are out.
Their daughter arrived about five weeks early, since Kim wasn't due until sometime next month. Supposedly, she weighed in at "under five pounds" . . . but both Kim and the baby are in good health.
According to reports, Kim started feeling, quote, "a little off" on Friday night, so Kanye canceled a scheduled appearance at a record release party for his album, "Yeezus", which comes out tomorrow.
Kim started having contractions . . . and went into full-on labor early Saturday morning. It was a NATURAL childbirth, and Kanye WAS at the hospital at the time, although it's unclear if he was actually in the room during the birth.
Some reports say he was . . . but earlier this month, "In Touch Weekly" claimed Kanye would pass on that opportunity, because, quote, "He's very squeamish, and didn't want to be around blood."
Kim and Kanye first went public with their relationship in April of last year. They announced that they were expecting on December 30th. There's been no talk of an engagement, but Kim just finalized her divorce from KRIS HUMPHRIES this month.
Is Amanda Bynes Only Pretending She's Totally Losing Her Mind?
In the past year or so, AMANDA BYNES has gone from a seemingly normal former child star, to a former child star who appears to be on the verge of a total breakdown.
But she's also gone from being a marginally recognizable celebrity to being one of the most talked about people in the entertainment media. So . . . is it possible that this is all a massive, elaborate stunt or "performance"?
Amanda wants you to think so.
She allegedly messaged a friend saying, quote, "All this has been an act and you know it. I'm an actress and know what I'm doing. I got to two million followers and now everyone wants me. I'm smart and not stupid.
"Everyone mentions my name. The world loves me!"
So what other insanity is Amanda up to?
Well, "In Touch" magazine says she was at a casino in Atlantic City this weekend. A "source" says, quote, "I saw her stumbling a little. At one point she stopped in the middle of one of the lounge areas and started doing jumping jacks.
"Then I saw her scream at a guy who was taking her picture. If she is just acting crazy, she is doing an awesome job."
Also, you can add "American Pie" star JASON BIGGS to the list of people Amanda has flipped out on, and called "ugly" on Twitter.
It started when Amanda Tweeted, quote, "If you're not hot, I don't care about you." Jason responded, quote, "This self-hatred really must stop, Amanda."
That's when Amanda shot back, quote, "Jason, you're so ugly I won't talk to you." She later Tweeted, quote, "You get turned on [by] what you are, not by what you're not." (But thanks to a typo, it didn't come across quite the way she intended.)
Jason responded, quote, "Are you having a stroke?"
Amanda didn't like that. Lumping Jason in with some other follower who made her mad, she Tweeted, quote, "What a joke you both are. Good luck getting laid by anything with a vagina."
"Man of Steel" Had the Best June Opening Ever
"Man of Steel" had a huge opening weekend, making $125 million since Thursday. That breaks the record for the biggest June opening weekend ever. It's also the second best opening for the year, with only "Iron Man 3" doing better.
As for how it compares to the other Superman movies, that's more than double the $52.5 million "Superman Returns" made when it came out in 2006. And almost as much as the $134 million that CHRISTOPHER REEVE'S "Superman" made during its entire theatrical run back in 1978.
The SETH ROGEN comedy "This Is the End" made a respectable $20.5 million in 2nd place. Here are this week's Top 10 movies:
1. (NEW) "Man of Steel", $113 million. Up to $125 million since Thursday.
2. (NEW) "This Is the End", $20.5 million. Up to $32.8 million since Wednesday.
3. "Now You See Me", $10.3 million. Up to $80 million in its 3rd week.
4. "Fast & Furious 6", $9.4 million. Up to $220 million in its 4th week.
5. "The Purge", $8.2 million. Up to $51.8 million in its
Tim Allen Went to a Movie to Celebrate His 60th Birthday, and His Friends Hired a Marching Band to Show Up
TIM ALLEN turned 60 on Thursday. And to celebrate, he THOUGHT he was just going to see "Man of Steel" with his friends, who'd rented out an entire theater.
But after he sat down, they surprised him with an entire MARCHING BAND that walked through the theater playing "Born to Be Wild" and then "Happy Birthday".
Is Stacy Keibler Cheating On George Clooney?
The Star claims Stacy Keibler recently cheated on George Clooney with a millionaire businessman.
A source says she kissed him at an L.A. hotel. “She was all over the guy, and he was loving the attention. They were in a small, closed-off area where many couldn’t see them, but Stacy still felt comfortable enough to act this way in a public place.”
Jack Johnson Stepped in at the Last Minute to Replace Mumford & Sons at Bonnaroo
On Saturday, JACK JOHNSON stepped in at the last minute to replace MUMFORD & SONS as a headlining act at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival outside Nashville.
Mumford & Sons originally planned on making the show . . . despite the fact that their bass player TED DWANE had a blood clot removed from his BRAIN last week.
But on Thursday, the band canceled, and concert organizers scrambled to find a replacement.
Jack happened to be in town promoting his new album, "From Here to Now to You", and had to fly his band in with only a few HOURS to rehearse.
Despite that . . . and the fact they hadn't played a full gig together in two YEARS . . . Jack somehow found time to write an original SONG about the ordeal . . . appropriately titled "Bonnaroo".
Lindsay Lohan Has Already Switched Rehab Facilities
After only about a month in rehab, Lindsay has already switched facilities.
On Wednesday, Lindsay left Betty Ford and checked into a place called Cliffside in Malibu. But there may not have been any drama behind the switch.
Sources say that Cliffside is a better fit for a 90-day program . . . which is what Lindsay has to do. And the switch was approved by both the prosecutors and the judge.
One thing Lindsay supposedly wasn't getting at Betty Ford was individual therapy. It was all group. And we should note that Lindsay probably STILL won't be allowed to take Adderall . . . just in case you were thinking Lindsay moved to a more lenient facility.
However . . . the not-always-reliable Radar Online says Lindsay was DISRUPTIVE at Betty Ford, and they were even thinking about kicking her out before she left.
A Photographer Was Mildly Assaulted for Taking Pictures of Pink Changing Her Daughter's Diaper
A photographer was mildly assaulted for taking pictures of PINK changing her daughter Willow's diaper. And it was caught on video. (FYI: Willow turned 2 this month.)
This went down Wednesday night at the Malibu Country Mart. After the guy got a little too intrusive with his camera, Pink's husband CAREY HART and a friend of his confronted him.
Carey's friend stomped on the photographer's foot, then kicked his camera to the ground.
Police and paramedics were called to the scene. The photographer claimed Carey's friend also kneed him in the groin.
But apparently, witnesses didn't back up that claim, and the cops weren't impressed with his side of the story . . . because they didn't do anything about it.
The photographer obviously wasn't happy about that, because he yelled at Carey and his friend as they left in an SUV.
He said, quote, "Carey's a punk-ass [B-word]." This guy in the white assaulted me . . . [he] kneed me in the [groin] and the sheriffs didn't do nothing . . . because celebrities get special treatment in Malibu!"
Billy Ray Cyrus' Wife Has Filed for Divorce
Back in 2010, BILLY RAY CYRUS and his wife TISH split up over rumors that she was nailing BRET MICHAELS. Billy even filed for divorce.
But Tish and Bret denied the affair, and Billy and Tish eventually patched things up.
Unfortunately, the patch didn't hold. This time TISH pulled the trigger and filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences.
She wants spousal support, and for Billy Ray to pay her attorney fees. She also wants full physical and legal custody of their 13-year-old daughter Noah. MILEY is 20, so obviously there's no custody issue there.
Billy Ray and Tish have been married 19 years. They have THREE kids together. In addition to Miley and Noah, there's also Braison, who's 19. (And if you know your math, then you noticed that Miley was born before her parents got married.)
Tish also has two adult children from her previous marriage, and Billy Ray has one adult son from a previous relationship. His name is Christopher and he was born in 1992, just like Miley. It was a busy time for Billy Ray.
Does Jennifer Aniston Cook Naked?
This probably isn't true but it's fun to talk about. Cooking naked sounds like a recipe for disaster for your delicate parts but apparently, JENNIFER ANISTON is willing to risk it.
The Daily Star claims Jennifer and her fiance, JUSTIN THEROUX cook naked. A source says, “They love to cook naked together. They're both very comfortable with their bodies, and find it very relaxing and liberating.”
New Movies This Weekend
1. "Man of Steel" (PG-13)
This complete reboot of the Superman franchise has no connection to 2006's "Superman Returns". It stars Henry Cavill as your new Superman and jumps straight to General Zod as the main villain.
Zod is played by Michael Shannon from "Boardwalk Empire".
The movie is directed by Zack Snyder, the guy who did "300", "Watchmen", and the "Dawn of the Dead" remake. It also stars Amy Adams as Lois Lane and Laurence Fishburne as Perry White. Sadly, there's no Jimmy Olsen in this one.
Russell Crowe plays Superman's Kryptonian dad Jor-El . . . while his Earth parents are played by Kevin Costner and Diane Lane. "Law & Order: SVU's" Christopher Meloni and "The West Wing's" Richard Schiff are also in it.
The release of "Man of Steel" marks the 75th anniversary for Superman. He first appeared in Action Comics in 1938. And about 10 years later, a guy named Kirk Alyn became the first guy to wear the red tights.
2. "This is the End" (R) Trailer and the Red Band Trailer
Seth Rogen co-wrote and helped direct this comedy where he and his actor friends react to the world coming to an end during a party at James Franco's house. The main cast includes Jonah Hill, Jay Baruchel, and Craig Robinson.
A ton of other celebrities appear in it, including Emma Watson, Michael Cera, Mindy Kaling, Rihanna, and even the Backstreet Boys, who are all playing themselves in the movie.
Seth says it all started as a short film that he made back in 2006, quote, "[It] just had me and Jay stuck in a house as the world was ending . . . the idea just kind of stuck with us over the years . . . and we just kept making it crazier and weirder until we thought we should actually try to make it."
Lots of People Were Watching the Triple Overtime Game 1 of the Stanley Cup
Hockey appears to be making a comeback in the ratings.
6.42 million viewers watched Game One of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Hawks and Bruins. That's a 16-year ratings high for the Finals. The game was shown nationally on NBC.
Game 2 is Saturday at 8:00pm on the NBC Sports Network.
JUSTIN BIEBER and MILEY CYRUS were spotted hanging out in L.A. on Saturday night . . . so obviously, the rumors are flying.
Miley was partying at a club called Beacher's Madhouse, and Justin showed up a little before 2:00 A.M Sunday morning.
He went straight to her table, and sources say they were "laughing and flirting." They hung out for about 15 minutes before leaving. It's not clear if they went somewhere together, or if they went their separate ways.
But earlier in the day, Justin's leopard-print Audi was spotted leaving Miley's house.
But Miley DENIED the rumors in an interview yesterday by saying, quote, "I'm engaged. I'm engaged. That is impossible."
Did Kanye West Cheat on Kim Kardashian?
A 24-year-old model named LEYLA GHOBADI has come forward with allegations that she had relations with KANYE WEST twice . . . WHILE he was with KIM KARDASHIAN. The last time was October, when Kim was already pregnant.
Leyla says she caught Kanye's eye last July, when he spotted her dancing to his song "Mercy" during a gig in Atlantic City.
Kim was watching the show from a VIP box, but apparently, she didn't have plans to meet up with him after the show. Because Kanye had one of his people bring Leyla backstage . . . after which they hit a nightclub.
Leyla says Kanye invited her back to his hotel room, but she refused, because she thought things were moving too fast. But she hooked up withhim THE NEXT NIGHT, after coming back for another show.
They also hooked up back in October. Kim was pregnant at the time, but Leyla didn't know it.
Leyla says Kanye tried to hit it again this past weekend, too . . . but Leyla refused because of Kim's pregnancy. She says, quote, "I would never do that to someone."
So if Leyla has such scruples, why have sex with Kanye in the first place? She says Kanye told her that his relationship with Kim is, quote, "for publicity and nothing serious."
She adds, quote, "This is going to destroy the Kardashian family. It's bad. It's really bad. It's just embarrassing. But if I were Kim and about to have a baby, I would want to know."
Obviously, Kanye is denying this. His rep says the allegations are "totally without merit", adding, quote, "It's a blatant attempt by a misguided individual who is clearly seeking publicity."
He also called it, quote, "A sad attempt to hurt two people trying to live their lives."
Are Kris and Bruce Jenner Getting Divorced?
InTouch Weekly claims Kris and Bruce Jenner are over.
A source says, “It’s gotten to a point where he’s accepted this marriage is not working for him. He says they never have sex and she’s nasty to him — and he’s had enough. There’s a lot of money at stake in the split. What he went into the marriage with remains separate.”
KHLOE KARDASHIAN said in an interview recently that the couple had separate houses but the two of them considered it normal.
If it is in fact true, I'm sure E! will certainly make a reality TV show out of the split.
Were the One Direction Guys Smoking Pot on a Boat?
Some photos have surfaced online, which supposedly show the guys in ONE DIRECTION smoking weed on a yacht. ZAYN MALIK and LOUIS TOMLINSON are smoking SOMETHING . . . but it's unclear what it is.
In one picture, it looks like there's a joint sitting on a table right in front of Louis . . . but who knows, maybe it was just an oddly shaped cigarette.
There are also pictures of Harry's new ankle tattoos. He has the words "Never Gonna" on one ankle . . . and "Dance Again" on the other.
It's a reference to GEORGE MICHAEL'S 1984 song "Careless Whisper" . . . with the chorus: Quote, "I'm never gonna dance again, guilty feet have got no rhythm. Though it's easy to pretend, I know you're not a fool."
J-Lo is NOT returning to American Idol
There's been a lot of speculation the JENNIFER LOPEZ would come back to American Idol next season. Even J-Lo has made some comments that made it seem like she's interested.
Well, E! is reporting that is NOT going to happen.
Jennifer has made no official comment. Fox has also made no comment.
Kanye West Says "West" Is His Slave Name . . . and "Yeezus" Is His God Name
KANYE WEST named his new album "Yeezus", and now he's explaining WHY . . . if you can make any sense of it.
At a listening party in New York earlier this week, Kanye said, quote, "I want to explain something about the album title. Simply put, 'West' was my slave name, and 'Yeezus' is my god name." (???)
Kanye also said, quote, "I have a new strategy, it's called 'no strategy.' I have a plan to sell more music, it's called 'make better music' . . .
"I had to learn about 'giving,' this whole album is about 'giving' . . . this whole process is about giving . . . no [effs] at all."
"Yeezus" comes out next Tuesday. Guests include Chief Keef, Kid Cudi and Justin Vernon of Bon Iver. Kanye has confirmed that Daft Punk worked on "three or four" songs on the album, and super-producer Rick Rubin also lent a hand.
The Title of "The Tonight Show" Will Be Tweaked for Jimmy Fallon
The title of "The Tonight Show" will be tweaked slightly when JIMMY FALLON takes over in February. It's going to be called "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon", as opposed to "The Tonight Show WITH Jimmy Fallon".
The "starring" part is a tribute to when JOHNNY CARSON hosted the show . . . when it was "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson". JAY LENO'S version was titled "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno".
Fallon's house band THE ROOTS will also move with him to "The Tonight Show".
Chris Brown Wants You to Keep Hating Him
If you hate CHRIS BROWN, you're not alone but Chris says bring it on.
He tweeted quote, "I like being the person everyone hates. Makes life exciting."
Jennifer Aniston's Mansion Has a Margarita Fountain
JENNIFER ANISTON's remodeled Bel-Air mansion allegedly features a margarita fountain for mixing drinks, a wine cellar and a Korean clay spa.
A source tells the Mail Online she and Justin Theroux may marry there. ''There's a slight chance they'll do something very small in the next few months. But Justin has told friends they may now just wait until their annual Christmas party and turn that into a wedding at home in Los Angeles.''
The New Superman is Just Making the Movie For the Money
Many actors talk about the art of acting and their craft when promoting their movies but not the new Superman. He's keeping it real. HENRY CAVILL did Man of Steel for the money.
He tells GQ, ''God, all those people who say, 'Oh no, the money doesn't matter.' Yeah, right. They're either mad, or they're lying. I mean, come on. 'Oh no, don't pay me anything, it's for the arts.' I'm sorry, no. Pay me the money. I'm not doing it for charity. I'm not a non-profit organization. Plus it's expensive flying back and forward to LA. You need a job that pays money. I want to be one of those names that producers want to hire because you put bums on seats.''
20% More People Watch The Tony Awards This Year
NEIL PATRICK HARRIS didn't say the N-word Sunday night but he did bring in the ratings.
"The 67th Annual Tony Awards" on CBS barely missed out on the top ten, finishing in 11th place with 7.3 million viewers, and up 20% from last year.
That's HUGE and chances are the producers will ask Neil back again next year. I certainly hope they will!
Neil Patrick Harris Says He Did Not Drop the N-word at the Tonys While Onstage with Mike Tyson
Several sources, including TMZ and the "Daily Mail", have accused NEIL PATRICK HARRIS of dropping the N-word while hosting the Tony Awards on Sunday night.
It happened during the opening number . . . while Neil was singing onstage alongside MIKE TYSON.
We assume the song was called "Bigger", because that word is repeated over and over again. But at one point after Tyson hits the stage, it does sound like he says a DIFFERENT word . . . yeah, the racial slur that RHYMES with the song title.
TMZ says, quote, "We've played it back dozens of times, and can't come up with another explanation [than it being the N-word]."
However, Neil says this is ABSURD. He Tweeted, quote, "Really, 'Daily Mail'?!? The N-word? That's your story?!? I would NEVER be so disrespectful and frankly, neither should you."
He didn't clarify what he DID say . . . but he could very well be singing, quote, "Tonight is BIGGER." After all, that was the refrain throughout the song, and he sang that exact lyric SEVEN SECONDS before the one in question. He'd also been singing and dancing so maybe he was just out of breath and didn't emphasize the B in Bigger at that point.
CBS hasn't commented, and neither has Mike Tyson.
Jane Lynch is Getting Divorced
JANE LYNCH and her wife, a psychologist named Dr. Lara Embry, have split up after three years of legally-sanctioned scissoring. They got married in June of 2010 in Massachusetts.
Lynch released a statement saying, quote, "Lara and I have decided to end our marriage. This has been a difficult decision for us as we care very deeply about one another."
Since Jane and her soon-to-be ex-wife live in California, that's probably where the divorce will be handled. Even though gay marriage isn't legal there, they do recognize marriages performed in states where it is.
California is a 50/50 state when it comes to splitting the marital assets, and sources say there was no prenup. (Jane is 52 . . . Embry is 44.)
Robert Pattinson and Katy Perry Met Up at a Bjork Concert
ROBERT PATTINSON and KATY PERRY met up at a BJORK concert Saturday night in Los Angeles. Although they arrived and left separately.
There were no reports of romantic and / or sexual behavior but since they've been seen together a lot lately, everyone assumes there's something going on.
Warner Brothers is Passing on the "Dumb and Dumber" Sequel . . . But It Isn't Dead Yet
JIM CARREY finally agreed to team back up with JEFF DANIELS to make a "Dumb and Dumber" sequel, and yet even that doesn't seem like enough to get this thing made without a hitch.
Warner Brothers has decided to pass on the movie . . . in part because Carrey's last movie, "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" didn't do very well.
The writer-director team of PETER and BOBBY FARRELLY are free to shop the movie to other studios.
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis May Marry in the UK
ASHTON KUTCHER and MILA KUNIS may be tying the knot soon and the wedding could be in Britain.
A source tells the Daily Star, “Mila and Ashton have fallen in love with the UK. They are desperate to get married as soon as possible because they want to start a family and are slightly old-fashioned about these things.
The first place they thought of was Stonehenge, but they’ve also been looking at the Royal Pavilion in Brighton. Mila loves the idea of a stately home or something in the English countryside. Although the venue may be spectacular, the wedding itself will be low-key. It’s expected it will just be Ashton, Mila and a few family and friends.”
Justin Bieber Got Denied By a Club Because He's Underage
JUSTIN BIEBER tried to hit up a party at the Lure nightclub in Hollywood Saturday night, but got DENIED because he's underage.
The funny thing is, one of Justin's people actually CALLED the club earlier in the day and told them he was coming . . . and they told him NOT TO, because he's only 19. But he showed up anyway.
When he got there, he tried to sneak through a back door. And it might have worked, except that he got a SHOUT-OUT from the stage.
The rapper GAME was performing, and he saw Justin sneaking in, so he announced that Justin was on his way in.
A source says, quote, "That's when security saw him and escorted him out immediately. He left right away, he seemed really embarrassed."
Bradley Cooper Has Dumped A Supermodel
The Star claims Bradley Cooper has dumped model Suki Waterhouse. A source says, "Bradley isn’t returning any of her calls. The last text she sent asked him straight out if things were over, and he hasn’t bothered to respond. She should be having the time of her life. But she’s miserable."
Airport Security Stole Chewbacca's Light Saber!
There was definitely a disturbance in The Force when PETER MAYHEW . . . the guy who played Chewbacca in the "Star Wars" movies . . . tried to catch a flight from Denver to Dallas.
Peter is 7-foot-2 and 69 years old. Not surprisingly, getting around isn't really easy for him anymore. So he relies on his custom-made LIGHT SABER CANE.
But for some reason, airport security in Denver was AFRAID OF IT . . . so they confiscated it.
He Tweeted, quote, "Won't allow me through the airport with my cane! Giant man need giant cane. Small cane snap like toothpick. Besides, my light saber is just cool. I'd miss it."
Then he added, quote, "American Airlines won't let me through the airport with me cane! Can I get a retweet?"
Somehow, that worked . . . because he later Tweeted, quote, "Magic words to TSA are not 'please' or 'thank you,' it's 'Twitter'. Cane released to go home."
The TSA says Twitter wasn't a factor . . . quote, "Because of the unusual weight of the passenger's cane, a security officer alerted a supervisor. Less than five minutes later the passenger and cane were cleared to travel.
"Social media played no role in the determination."
Someone Egged Simon Cowell on the Live Finale of "Britain's Got Talent"
Over the years, there have surely been a TON of people who would've loved to have THROWN EGGS at SIMON COWELL on live TV. It finally happened over the weekend.
It went down on Saturday during the live finale of "Britain's Got Talent". Simon and the other judges were watching a performance by two Welsh opera singers named Richard and Adam Johnson.
They were singing "The Impossible Dream".
Toward the end of the song, a woman rushed up from the back of the stage and started hurling eggs at Simon. Security immediately rushed in to carry her away . . . and the performance went on as if nothing had happened.
Although it looks like Simon DID get hit, because he takes off his jacket after the song is over.
The woman turned out to be a 30-year-old named Natalie Holt, who was already onstage playing the viola with a backing orchestra at the time.
Natalie was a contestant on the show last year, and didn't make it through the auditions. She also told a British newspaper, quote, "I basically took a stand against people [lip-synching] on TV and against Simon and his dreadful influence on the music industry."
But she IS sorry. She said, quote, "I want to apologize to Richard and Adam for overshadowing their performance. I've never done anything like this before, and in hindsight I have realized it was a silly thing to do."
Simon Tweeted, quote, "I really don't like eggs . . . I don't think eggs should be allowed on talent shows. Discuss?" He added, quote, "Bloody hell! Just watched the Adam and Richard performance back. They didn't miss a note."
For what it's worth, the opera singers finished THIRD during the finale.
"The Purge" is the New #1 Movie
VINCE VAUGHN and OWEN WILSON didn't rule the box office this weekend. In fact, they didn't even get second place. "The Internship" only made $18.1 Million in it's first week. Ethan Hawke's thriller "The Purge" took the top spot.
We'd heard leading up to PARIS JACKSON's suicide attempt that she had been upset that she wasn't allowed to go to the MARILYN MANSON show (which was last night in L.A.) because it was a school night.
After hearing about this, Manson sent Paris a message saying, quote, "I hope you feel better. You will be on my guest list anytime you want."
One other note about Paris, "Us Weekly" says that she and her brother PRINCE MICHAEL have been feuding lately, because he doesn't like that she's been spending time with their biological mother DEBBIE ROWE. That apparently has added to the stress Paris has been feeling lately.
Justin Bieber Is Leaving the Planet...but He'll Be Back
Some people wish for a world without Justin Bieber and they may get their wish, at least briefly.
The Daily Mail claims Justin Bieber paid Richard Branson a $250,000 deposit to fly on his Virgin Galactic spaceship.
Ashton Kutcher and Leonardo DiCaprio also placed deposits and will travel 62 miles into space.
An Artist Has Made a Nude Pregnant Kim Kardashian Statue
Artist Daniel Edwards has created a lifesize statue of a nude and pregnant Kim Kardashian.
He says, ''I was inspired by the beauty of Kim Kardashian and felt quite put-off by the media's criticism of her weight gain during pregnancy. Such criticism should be off limits.''
The statue isn't entirely lifelike. It doesn't have any arms.
Brad Pitt Surprised "World War Z" Audiences in Atlanta and Philadelphia . . . In the Same Day
BRAD PITT surprised audiences at screenings of his new movie "World War Z" in Atlanta and Philadelphia . . . in the same day.
He hit a theater called the Regal Atlantic Station in Atlanta yesterday morning . . . then he popped up at the King of Prussia Mall in Philly last night.
Brad has obviously mastered the art of the CHEAP CROWD POP . . . because he gave a shout-out to the Braves in Atlanta . . .
And in Philly he said, quote, "I just crushed a cheesesteak next door. It really is the perfect sandwich." And in both theaters, the crowd roared their approval.
Is Kristen Stewart Going Crazy Without Rob Pattinson?
The Star claims Kristen Stewart has been drinking since getting dumped by Robert Pattinson.
A source says, “Kristen has gone off the rails. Rob isn’t responding to any of her messages. She is partying like crazy. She is binge drinking and chain-smoking. She gets out of control and then starts texting Rob.”
Sarah Jessica Parker Is Launching a Shoe Line
Sarah Jessica Parker is launching her own shoe line at Nordstrom called SJP.
She said she feels people expected her to do this because of her character Carrie Bradshaw on "Sex In The City".
She says, "We're putting new colors together that people don't typically do, just beautiful combinations that you wish existed in your closet. Because I got to play [Carrie Bradshaw], I wore a lot of shoes and be default I learned an enormous amount. It's hard to walk away from that."
New Movies Opening Today
The Internship (Rated PG-13) ... Starring: Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson. Billy (Vince Vaughn) and Nick (Owen Wilson) are salesmen whose careers have been torpedoed by the digital world. Trying to prove they are not obsolete, thet defy the odds by talking their way into a coveted internship at Google.
The Purge (Rated R) ... Starring: Ethan Hawke. If on one night every year, you could commit any crime without facing consequences, what would you do? In "The Purge," a speculative thriller that follows one family over the course of a single night, four people will be tested to see how far they will go to protect themselves when the vicious outside world breaks into their home.
Russell Brand Will No Longer Be On TV
FX has canceled Russell Brand's talk show BrandX.
There was no drama. The show just wasn't getting the ratings it needed to be renewed.
MICHAEL JACKSON'S 15-year-old daughter PARIS was rushed to the hospital early yesterday morning after a suicide attempt.
According to various reports, Paris took about 20 Motrin and cut one of her wrists with a kitchen knife. She also left a suicide note, but the contents haven't been revealed.
According to one report, Paris realized she'd made a mistake almost immediately and, quote, "cried for help" . . . which saved her life.
Police responded to a 911 call at about 1:30 in the morning. Paris was taken to a nearby hospital and placed on a 72-hour mental health hold.
Sources say Paris had a fit Tuesday night when she was told she couldn't go see a MARILYN MANSON show on a school night. (Manson and ALICE COOPER are playing in L.A. TONIGHT.)
But there's a lot more going on than that, obviously. For starters, sources say Paris is still depressed over her father's death. And a statement from the attorney for Paris' grandmother, KATHERINE JACKSON, bears that out.
The lawyer said, quote, "Paris is physically fine and is getting appropriate medical attention. Being a sensitive 15 year old is difficult no matter who you are. It is especially difficult when you lose the person closest to you."
What's making matters worse is that she's supposed to testify in the wrongful death trial her family launched against Michael's concert promoters.
On Tuesday night, Paris Tweeted, quote, "I wonder why tears are salty?"
She also dropped in a line from the BEATLES classic "Yesterday" . . . "yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away now it looks as though they're here to stay." (Ironically, Paris and her brothers own the rights to that song.)
Last month she referred to KURT COBAIN, who committed suicide himself, as "Jesus".
Recently, Paris had been spending a lot of time with her biological mother DEBBIE ROWE, and by all accounts, they were enjoying getting to know each other.
Yesterday, Debbie told "Entertainment Tonight" that Paris, quote, "has a lot going on."
The last thing we heard from the family was a statement from Paris' uncles TITO, MARLON and JACKIE last night. They said, quote, "Thank you for the outpouring of concern and support for Paris. She is safe and doing fine.
Miguel Says He Didn't Defy Orders at the "Billboard Music Awards"
Earlier this week, there was a report that the producers at the "Billboard Music Awards" warned MIGUEL not to jump over the crowd, from the stage to a catwalk. But Miguel's rep says that's, quote, "completely false."
In fact, a "source close to Miguel" says the producers saw him doing the jump in rehearsals . . . and actually asked him if he was going to attempt it during the show, so they could make sure the cameras caught it.
Of course, he DID do it . . . and it didn't go well. He misjudged it, and landed . . . butt-first . . . on a woman named Khyati Shah. Now, Khyati's lawyer believes she may have suffered some sort of head or brain injury in the collision.
A neurologist checked her out, but the test results haven't been released.
Carrie Underwood Won Video of the Year at Last Night's "CMT Music Awards"
CARRIE UNDERWOOD'S "Blown Away" won Video of the Year. MIRANDA LAMBERT took home two buckles: "Mama's Broken Heart" won Female Video of the Year . . . and "Over You" was a Performance of the Year winner.
FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE'S breakout year is still going strong: Their smash hit "Cruise" won Duo Video of the Year . . . and Breakthrough Video of the Year.
Tiger Woods is the World's Highest-Paid Athlete Again
TIGER WOODS is once again the World's Highest-Paid Athlete, according to Forbes.com.
He's pulled in $78.1 million over the past year in prize money, endorsements, appearance fees and other sources.
Tennis stud ROGER FEDERER was second, with $71.5 million, followed by KOBE BRYANT with $61.9 million.
Here's the Top 5 . . .
1. Tiger Woods, $78.1 million
2. Roger Federer, $71.5 million
3. Kobe Bryant, $61.9 million
4. LeBron James, $59.8 million
5. Drew Brees, $51 million
Saying "Mother[Effer]" Helps Keep Samuel L. Jackson from Stuttering
"Mother[effer]" isn't just SAMUEL L. JACKSON'S favorite word. It's a LIFESAVER.
You may not have known this, but Sam is a stutterer. And earlier this week, he spoke at an event for the American Institute for Stuttering.
He told them, quote, "Some days, the best thing for me to do is say my favorite word, and I get through it: 'Mother[effer]!'"
When a reporter asked him if that was true, he said, quote, "I do that. Every day. I say it and it helps, like even if I just say it to myself, under my breath. I don't stutter when I say that word."
JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT and her boyfriend, actor BRIAN HALLISAY, are expecting. He's one of her co-stars on "The Client List".
They've been dating a little over a year, and sources say Jennifer is about three months along. Jennifer is 34 years old.
Jennifer and Brian issued a statement saying, quote, "We're so thrilled and happy to start a family."
Jennifer's previous boyfriends include Jamie Kennedy, John Mayer and Carson Daly. She was also engaged to Scottish actor Ross McCall before they broke up in 2008.
Kim Kardashian is Officially Divorced
KIM KARDASHIAN and KRIS HUMPHRIES are officially divorced, which means that Kim will not give birth to her baby next month while still married to a guy who's not the father.
The divorce became official on Monday, 581 days after Kim filed. (So even though everyone still refers to it as a 72-day marriage, it technically lasted almost two years.
The Woman Who Miguel Crash-Landed on at the "Billboard Music Awards" May Have Suffered Brain Damage
During his performance at the "Billboard Music Awards" last month, MIGUEL slammed a fan's head into the stage when he landed on her after he misjudged a jump from the stage to a catwalk.
At the time, it SEEMED like the woman he landed on was OK . . . since we didn't hear anything to the contrary . . . but now, it sounds like she might NOT be.
Her name is Khyati Shah . . . and her attorney says that she may have suffered some sort of head or brain injury in the collision.
The attorney says, quote, "Some of the difficulties she's experiencing are cognitive in nature and lead to suspicion of a neurological head injury." He also criticizes the show for merely giving her an ICE PACK, and not taking her to the hospital.
He adds that Khyati is awaiting the test results from a neurologist before she decides whether or not to SUE Miguel and / or the show's producers.
Miguel hasn't commented on this . . . but a while back he Tweeted that he, quote, "got caught up in the moment," and that he was happy to hear that Khyati was OK. That Tweet has since been removed.
So-called "sources" say that Miguel DID plan on making the jump beforehand . . . but the producers told him not to, because it was too dangerous. If that's the case, clearly he disobeyed them.
Flo Rida's Manager Was Ejected from the Pacers/Heat Playoff Game on Monday, Because He Was Yelling At the Pacers
FLO RIDA was seen with his arm around an empty seat during Monday night's sad game where the Indiana Pacers lost to the Miami Heat.
Flo Rida had been sitting next to his manager . . . who was EJECTED with two minutes left to go in the game, because he wouldn't stop shouting at members of the Indiana Pacers.
It happened around the time Jeff Pendergraph of the Pacers and Norris Cole of the Heat were ejected for getting into a brief altercation.
There was talk that the guy wasn't ejected, and that Flo Rida just asked him to leave, but later the manager was boasting like he WAS ejected.
Carrie Underwood Is Doing a Special Tribute to Oklahoma at Tonight's CMT Music Awards
CARRIE UNDERWOOD is planning a tribute to the Oklahoma tornado victims on tonight's "CMT Music Awards". She'll perform her song "See You Again" backed by a church choir while images from Oklahoma are shown on a screen behind her.
She says, quote, "They're really powerful images . . . people helping people, the obvious devastation that happened. I think it's going to be really powerful. I really wanted to do kind of a tribute to them."
Katy Perry and John Mayer Are Seeing Each Other Again
KATY PERRY and JOHN MAYER are seeing each other again, but that doesn't necessarily mean they're a couple. A source says, quote, "They are just hanging out. They are not putting a label on it."
They were first spotted together again at Katy's Memorial Day party last week.
Kesha Does Not Regret Drinking Her Own Urine
KESHA drank her own urine on her MTV show "My Crazy Beautiful Life". And an activist group known as the Parents Television Council was NOT happy about it. But does Kesha have any regrets? What do YOU think?
She tells MTV News, quote, "No. I know you want me to say I wish I didn't drink my pee, but I'm happy I did. I don't go online because it gives me anxiety. I know everyone's always talking about 'How dare I fill-in-the-blank.' . . . [But] It's my pee!"
RuPaul Responds To Amanda Bynes Calling Him Ugly
AMANDA BYNES continues to insult random celebrities on Twitter. Her latest target was RUPAUL.
Amanda tweeted, "My dad is as ugly as RuPaul! So thankful I look nothing like you both! I had nose surgery after my mug shots so my nose and I are gorgeous!"
Well, RuPaul responded to Amanda tweeting "Derogatory slurs are ALWAYS an outward projection of a person's own poisonous self-loathing @AmandaBynes"
John Travolta Crashed a Wedding
JOHN TRAVOLTA recently crashed a wedding.
It happened in Georgia where John was getting his pilot's license renewed.
He met the bride and groom at a bar the night before their wedding. The next day, John arrived at the wedding and took pics with the couple.
America is Still Keeping Up With The Kardashians
According the ratings, you still really love watching the exciting lives of the Kardashians.
Three million viewers watched Keeping Up With The Kardashians on Sunday. That's up 6% from last year.
This was the episode where Kim's ultrasound revealed that she and Kanye are having a baby girl.
Taylor Swift's Security Thugs Are Stopping People From Using the Only Path to a Public Beach . . . Because It Crosses Her Property
TAYLOR SWIFT is planning to spend a lot of time this summer hanging at her $17 million Rhode Island mansion on the Atlantic Ocean.
That's nice for her . . . but crappy for the locals who are no longer allowed to use a path on her property that leads to a very popular public beach. Yes, PUBLIC beach.
They've been getting scared-off by Taylor's security team who are clearly being over-protective because of her recent stalker incident.
An insider told RadarOnline, quote, "Now that summer has come and people are getting ready to use the beach, people are really grumbling about having Taylor in town.
"Her property line is at the path to the public beach and she always has guards patrolling the area. It's making it such a hassle. If she wanted privacy, she shouldn't have bought a house overlooking a public beach!"
The locals have been hitting up social media with their complaints. One Tweeted, "Taylor Swift wants to BUY the only path to the state beach. Um, no!"
Another wrote, "Hey Taylor Swift13. Tell your guards to stop harassing people who have hung out on the beach wall for years."
And then another said, "Doesn't Taylor Swift have a tour to be on instead of invading my town and taking away my beach?"
KIM KARDASHIAN and KANYE WEST are expecting a girl. The baby's gender was revealed during an ultrasound that was shown last night on "Keeping Up With the Kardashians".
There's one moment where the doctor says he can't find a penis, and Kim says, quote, "It would definitely take after his father, so you WOULD see it." Kanye wasn't there. Kim was accompanied by Kris, Khloe and Kourtney.
Was Amanda Bynes Evicted?
RadarOnline.com says that AMANDA BYNES was evicted from her New York City apartment.
They say moving trucks showed up and took her stuff last Tuesday night, just five days after she was arrested for allegedly smoking pot in the lobby of the building, then throwing a bong out her apartment window.
There's no word where she's living now.
Meanwhile, Amanda says she got a nose job . . . and she's getting another one in three weeks. Also, she Tweeted that her dad is, quote, "as ugly as RuPaul."
Angelina Jolie Steps Out in Public For the First Time Post-Masectomy
ANGELINA JOLIE made her first public appearance over the weekend since announcing her double mastectomy. She accompanied BRAD PITT to the London premiere of his new movie "World War Z", along with their sons Maddox and Pax.
Will 40-Year-Old Penelope Cruz Be the Oldest Bond Girl?
Sources say that PENELOPE CRUZ is joining the cast of the upcoming, 24th James Bond movie. And if that happens, she'll become the oldest Bond Girl in history.
Penelope turns 40 next April, and the movie will film the following summer. So she'll not only be the oldest Bond Girl, she'll be the ONLY Bond Girl in her 40s.
Currently, the oldest Bond Girl is HONOR BLACKMAN, who was 39 when she played PUSSY GALORE in the 1962 Bond flick "Goldfinger". Penelope's husband JAVIER BARDEM was the villain in the last Bond movie, "Skyfall".
Will Smith's "After Earth" Bombed at the Box Office
"Fast & Furious 6" was a hit last week to kick off the summer movie season . . . and now just one week later, we have our first bomb of the season as well.
The WILL and JADEN SMITH sci-fi movie "After Earth" made just $27 million this weekend, despite costing an estimated $130 million to make. It's Will's worst summer debut since his very first wide release, "Made In America", came out in 1993.
Will's new movie even did worse than that MORGAN FREEMAN magician movie, "Now You See Me", which claimed the #2 slot with $28.1 million. "Fast & Furious 6" was #1 again for its second week, making another $34.5 million. Here are the Top 5 movies:
1. "Fast & Furious 6", $34.5 million. Up to $170 million in its 2nd week.
2. (NEW) "Now You See Me", $28.1 million.
3. (NEW) "After Earth", $27 million.
4. "Star Trek Into Darkness", $16.4 million. Up to $181 million in its 3rd week.
5. "Epic", $16.4 million. Up to $65.2 million in its 2nd week.