KJ's Blog

Posts from April 2014

KJ's Hollywood Dirt for 4/30/2014
It's Official: Gwen Stefani Will Be a Judge on "The Voice"
GWEN STEFANI confirmed that she'll be a judge on the seventh season of "The Voice" . . . by posting a picture of her hand holding a microphone and making the "V" symbol.
She'll judge alongside BLAKE SHELTON, ADAM LEVINE and another newbie, PHARRELL WILLIAMS. 

Was Naya Rivera Fired from "Glee"?
Sources say that NAYA RIVERA has been written out of the "Glee" fifth season finale, and it's not clear whether she'll be asked back for the sixth and final season.
Earlier this month there was a rumor going around that Naya got into a huge blow-out with the producers and LEA MICHELE, because she was fed up with Lea getting all the attention.  Naya was reportedly escorted off the set.
But everyone denied it at the time, and Naya's rep now says, quote, "Any reports or rumors circulating that Naya Rivera was let go or fired from 'Glee' are absolutely untrue.  End of story." 
Cameron Diaz Says She's "Been With a Lady"
Bravo's Watch What Happens Live with host ANDY COHEN is known for putting celebs on the spot to answer probing personal questions during its "Plead the Fifth" segment.
This week, Cohen invited The Other Woman co-stars CAMERON DIAZ and LESLIE MANN to spill their secrets, and Diaz let out a big one: she's been with a woman.
When Cohen asked her if she'd ever "swam in the lady pond," Diaz responded, "What is the lady pond?"
Cohen re-asked a little more pointedly and Cameron ended up admitting, "Yes, I have been with a lady. Yeah."
When asked if it was more than once, Cameron simply said,  "You didn't ask explicitly how I was with a lady, but I have been with a lady."

Kevin and Joe Jonas Are Doing a Few Shows Together
NICK JONAS may be off doing his own thing, but KEVIN and JOE are getting together for a few shows they're calling "Off the Record With Kevin and Joe Jonas".  And they'll be doing a lot more than just playing music.
They'll be showing behind-the-scenes pictures and video and doing a Q&A with fans.  Joe says, quote, "Each show will be a little different.  We definitely have some surprises up our sleeves!"
Kevin adds, quote, "We're excited to engage with fans in a unique way and share stories we've never told before."
The shows will be at smaller venues, and they've only announced three of them.  We don't know if this is it, or if they might add more later.
They're playing Freehold, New Jersey on June 5th, Philadelphia on June 7th and Wilmington Delaware on June 8th.
The New "Star Wars" Cast Has Been Announced
The new "Star Wars" cast has been announced, and yes, it includes original stars HARRISON FORD, CARRIE FISHER and MARK HAMILL.
Also returning are PETER MAYHEW as Chewbacca, ANTHONY DANIELS as C3PO and LITTLE KENNY BAKER as R2-D2.
As for NEW cast members, they've got MAX VON SYDOW from "The Exorcist" and "Minority Report".   Also joining the "Star Wars" universe is ANDY SERKIS, who played Gollum in the "Lord of the Rings" movies . . . and ADAM DRIVER, who plays LENA DUNHAM'S boyfriend on HBO's "Girls".
There's no word who any of the new cast members are playing.
Also, nobody from the prequels, which means no EWAN MCGREGOR dishing out advice as a ghost Obi Wan.  Unless of course they're holding on to these guys for later.  They could still join the cast . . . or even show up in the 8th or 9th movies.
 (0) Comments

KJ's Hollywood Dirt for 4/24/2014
Michelle Obama to make cameo on 'Parks and Recreation'
The fictional town of Pawnee, Indiana is going to get in shape, courtesy of Michelle Obama. 
The first lady will make a cameo on the NBC comedy Parks and Recreation for tonight's season finale. 
NBC says Obama's guest appearance on the episode "Moving Up" was filmed when the first lady was in Miami this week to promote the fourth anniversary of her "Let's Move" campaign and an effort to get kids healthy snacks, especially after school.
Olivia Wilde Had Her Baby
OLIVIA WILDE and JASON SUDEIKIS are officially parents.  Olivia actually gave birth to a baby boy on Sunday, but they didn't announce it until yesterday.  They named him Otis.
Olivia Tweeted a picture of herself with her new baby, and captioned it, quote, "Ladies and gentlemen, Otis Alexander Sudeikis has LEFT the building!  (I'm the building)."
Jodie Foster is Married!
Without anybody knowing it was coming, JODIE FOSTER and her partner Alexandra Hedison snuck off and got MARRIED this past weekend.  We don't have any details, but Jodie's rep confirmed it to E! Online.
Alexandra is a photographer, and the daughter of actor DAVID HEDISON, the star of the original, 1958 version of "The Fly".  
She also spent her time between 2001 and 2004 dating ELLEN DEGENERES.  
Meg Ryan Will Voice the Narrator on the "How I Met Your Mother" Spin-Off
It seems like MEG RYAN hasn't done any acting in forever.  But that's about to change . . . kind of.
Meg has been cast on the upcoming "How I Met Your Mother" spin-off, "How I Met Your Dad".  But she's going to be the NARRATOR . . . so we won't actually see her face.
Meg will be playing the "future" version of the main character, Sally . . . telling her kids how she met their dad.  It's like how BOB SAGET voiced "future Ted" on "How I Met Your Mother" . . . and was never actually on-screen.

The "Frozen" Soundtrack Has Now Spent More Weeks at #1 Than Any Other Animated Movie
A lot of kids apparently got the "Frozen" soundtrack in their Easter basket, because the album had its best sales week ever last week.  It sold 259,000 copies and notched its 11th week on top of the "Billboard" 200. 
That's the most weeks at #1 for an animated movie in chart history.  The previous record was the soundtrack to "The Lion King", which spent 10 weeks at #1 in 1995.
The runner-up this week was hip-hop singer AUGUST ALSINA, whose debut album, "Testimony", sold 67,000 copies.
Here are this week's Top 5 albums . . . 
1.  The "Frozen" soundtrack  (259,000 copies)
2.  (NEW)  "Testimony", August Alsina  (67,000 copies) 
3.  (NEW)  "Rivers In the Wasteland", NeedToBreathe  (49,000 copies)
4.  (NEW)  "Talk Dirty", Jason Derulo  (44,000 copies)
5.  (NEW)  "Lights Out", Ingrid Michaelson  (37,000 copies)
 (0) Comments

KJ's Hollywood Dirt for 4/23/2014
Indy's own Josh Kaufman makes it to the Top 10 on NBC's 'The Voice'
JOSH KAUFMAN didn't have to wait long to find out he was sticking around "The Voice."
Kaufman was the first one to be announced to make it into the Top 10. He will perform again next Monday night. 
He ended up #4 yesterday in iTunes downloads for his performance of Sam Smith's "Stay With Me."
"It's overwhelming, it's humbling. I mean, I honestly, a couple of times this morning was just like on the verge of tears because, it's so, I don't know, to know that that many people are supporting you and that you connected in that way, it's pretty...it's pretty amazing," Kaufman said Tuesday.
David Letterman Told Stephen Colbert He's Glad CBS Didn't Replace Him with "Another Boob Like Me"
STEPHEN COLBERT will take over for DAVID LETTERMAN sometime next year . . . and last night, he was on "The Late Show" to talk about it.
Since Stephen won't be doing his "Colbert Report" character on the show, he played it straight . . . but he and Dave did engage in some silly bantering back and forth.
Dave said, quote, "I'm thrilled [you're taking over for me] . . . they could've just as easily hired another boob like me.  But they didn't . . ."  Stephen interrupted him, and said, quote, "They hire a boob like ME."
Dave responded, quote, "No, no, no, no . . . "  And Stephen continued, "Every boob is like a snowflake, Dave.  We're all unique in our own way."
Drew Barrymore Had Her Baby
DREW BARRYMORE and her husband Will Kopelman welcomed a baby girl yesterday.  Someday they'll have to explain to her why they named her Frankie Barrymore Kopelman.
This is their second child.  Their first, a daughter with the even LESS normal name of Olive, is 19 months old.  Drew is 39 . . . Will is 36.
Cameron Diaz Would Like You To Know She Can Have Kids If She Wants To . . . And Also, She Hasn't Used Antiperspirant in 20 Years
Just because CAMERON DIAZ is 41 and childless, that doesn't mean she's BARREN.  She says, quote, "If I wanted kids, at any point in life, I would have them.
"But I'm certain that if at any point I wanted a child, that child would find its way into my life, whether through adoption, or through being in a relationship with somebody who has a child."
She may have trouble finding a guy who wants to get close enough to impregnate her after this statement:  "I don't believe in antiperspirant.  It's really bad for you.  I haven't used it for almost 20 years."
She adds, quote, "You're stinky, because you use antiperspirant.  It keeps all the stink in.  "Let it go and just trim your armpit hair so it doesn't hold onto the scent."

Get Ready for Peeps: The Movie
Peeps aren't just the most disgusting candy tradition of Easter.  Now, they're MOVIE STARS, too.  That's right . . . "Peeps:  The Movie" is happening.  They want to make it a family epic like "The Lego Movie".
Here's the plot:  It's the night before a Peeps diorama contest, and a Peep gets misplaced.  He has to make his way through the various fantasy lands of several other dioramas to get back to his before the judging begins.
It's probably safe to assume this will be an Easter release.  There's no word what year we can expect it.
Yes, there are actually Peeps diorama contests.  The "Washington Post" holds one every year.  The 2014 winner was based on MARTIN LUTHER KING'S "I Have a Dream" speech.  
 (0) Comments

KJ's Hollywood Dirt for 4/22/2014
Is Charlie Sheen Getting Married in November?
The internet is saying CHARLIE SHEEN and adult film actress BRETT ROSSI will reportedly get married on November 22nd.  A source says, quote, "It's going to be extremely elaborate, and Charlie has told Brett to plan the wedding of her dreams, with no cap on the budget."
There's a rumor that they wanted to do it sooner, but Brett supposedly isn't divorced from her last husband yet.  
However, Brett went onto Twitter to shut that rumor down by telling RadarOnline, quote, "Your articles about Charlie & I are so inaccurate it's pathetic.  I've never had a wedding before.  Get your facts straight."
A Guy From "Ice Road Truckers" Kidnapped a Prostitute and Made Her Jump Out a Second-Story Window
A guy named TIM ZICKUHR who used to be on the History Channel show "Ice Road Truckers" was arrested for kidnapping and beating up a prostitute.
Police say that back in December, he hired a prostitute in Vegas who goes by the name "Snow White".  They did their thing, and then Tim made the intelligent choice of giving her his ATM card so she could PAY HERSELF.
Not surprisingly, Tim decided she took out too much money.  So he arranged for them to meet at his apartment the next day.  Then when she got there, he supposedly punched her in the face and threatened to KILL her.
Then he tied her up with backpack straps, poured water on her from a MOP BUCKET, and locked her in a closet until she gave him the phone number of someone who could bring him the money.
So she gave him the number of a COP she knows.  Then Tim called the guy without KNOWING he was a cop . . . and said he would kill her if he didn't get $1,000. 
So they arranged another meeting, Tim was arrested, and apparently he confessed to everything.  Oh  . . . and at some point during all this chaos, Tim supposedly made the woman jump out a second-story WINDOW.
The History Channel was quick to point out that Tim hasn't been on any "Ice Road" episodes since 2011.  
Keyshawn Johnson Was Arrested for Domestic Battery
Former NFL player KEYSHAWN JOHNSON  was arrested late Sunday night, after police responded to reports of a domestic dispute.  Apparently, he and his girlfriend got into it, and there was enough evidence to take Keyshawn in for misdemeanor domestic battery.
He posted $20,000 bail yesterday morning, and was released.
There aren't any OFFICIAL details on what happened . . . and no one from Keyshawn's camp has commented.
TMZ claims Keyshawn never actually struck the woman, who he's been dating for seven years.  Supposedly, he grabbed her phone and smashed it on the ground . . . and in the process, she suffered a, quote, "gash to her hand."
That may be the case . . . because the paparazzi caught Keyshawn and his girlfriend together at a cell phone store after he was released, but he wasn't talking.
Meryl Streep Once Thought She Was "Too Ugly" to Be an Actress
MERYL STREEP has been picking up Oscar nominations . . . annually, it seems . . . since the late '70s.  But she didn't always think she was pretty enough to make it in Hollywood.
Meryl was recently at Indiana University to accept an honorary degree . . . and in her speech, she said, quote, "I was always in plays, but I thought I was too ugly to be an actress.  Glasses weren't fabulous then.
"Many of my friends woke up at three years of age and said, 'I HAVE to be on stage.'  I never had that.  I've always been an omnivore, interested in way too many things, but I found the one profession that fed all my appetites."
Meryl also had some FANTASTIC advice for young people.  She said, quote, "I would say, 'Don't worry so much about your weight.'  Girls spend way too much time thinking about that, and there are better things.
"For young men, and women, too, what makes you different or weird, that's your strength.  Everyone tries to look a cookie-cutter kind of way, and actually the people who look different are the ones who get picked up.
"I used to hate my nose.  Now, I don't.  It's OK."




20 Actors and Actresses Who Say They'll Never Work Together Again


Not all actors get along.  In fact, some have such a horrible time with each other that they vow to NEVER work together again.  Here's a list of 10 of these strained relationships . . .



Alyssa Milano and Shannen Doherty:  Shannen was fired from their TV show "Charmed" because of her crappy attitude.  And Alyssa compared her antics to high school drama.



Kevin Smith and Bruce Willis:  Kevin was a director-for-hire on the generic 2010 buddy cop flick "Cop Out".  He hated the experience, partly because Bruce was "difficult".  Bruce called Kevin a WHINER.



(The relationship started out on good terms.  Kevin actually appeared in "Live Free or Die Hard", which came out in 2007.)



Julia Roberts and Nick Nolte:  Things didn't go well on the set of their 1994 film "I Love Trouble".  Julia called Nick "completely disgusting," and he retorted that Julia is, quote, "not a nice person."



William Baldwin and Sharon Stone:  While they were filming the 1993 erotic thriller "Sliver", their real-life chemistry was so bad that she actually bit his tongue so hard he couldn't talk right for a few days. 



Bill Murray and Lucy Liu:  They had a heated exchange on the set of the first "Charlie's Angels" movie, after Bill reportedly called out her acting skills.  And he had such a horrible time with her that he didn't come back for the sequel.



James Franco and Tyrese:  Tyrese couldn't stand Franco's "method acting" on the set of the 2006 movie "Annapolis".  It got so bad that Franco would hit him for real during their boxing scenes.



Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj:  Their feud on "American Idol" was pretty legendary, and it really dragged the show down.



Shia LaBeouf and Alec Baldwin:  When they tried to do a play together, it never even got out of rehearsals.  They locked horns from the get-go, and Shia was eventually fired.



Lindsay Lohan and America Ferrera:  When Lindsay made a guest appearance on "Ugly Betty" in 2008, she brought all her usual baggage and bad behavior with her.  She was supposed to do six episodes, but it was cut to four.



LL Cool J and Jamie Foxx:  During the filming of "Any Given Sunday", LL was so intense during a fight scene with Jamie that he kept hitting him even after the director yelled cut.  So Jamie called the COPS on him.  But they later reconciled.

 (0) Comments

KJ's Hollywood Dirt for 4/21/2014
The White House Will Not Deport Justin Bieber
If you need even more proof that your government doesn't listen to you, I present this: 
Almost 274,000 people signed that petition on the White House's website, asking that JUSTIN BIEBER be deported.  As per the White House's own rules, any petition that gets over 100,000 signatures warrants a response. 
But they responded by DECLINING TO RESPOND.  They said, quote, "We won't be commenting on this one."
They added that they can decline to address, quote, "certain procurement, law enforcement, adjudicatory, or similar matters properly within the jurisdiction of federal departments or agencies, federal courts, or state and local government."
In other words, it's not their department.  Bieber is OUR problem. 
Miley Cyrus Has Canceled the Rest of Her Tour
MILEY CYRUS is still recovering from her "extreme allergic reaction" to antibiotics . . . and on Friday, she announced that she's canceling the remaining dates of her U.S. tour.
But she's planning on going ahead with the European leg of the tour, which begins on May 2nd in Amsterdam.  Last week, Miley's people said this type of reaction could take up to a month to recover from.
Lindsay Lohan Suffered a Miscarriage While Filming Her Reality Show
LINDSAY LOHAN dropped a bomb on the finale of her reality show last night.  She suffered a MISCARRIAGE during filming.
She said, quote, "No one knows this, I had a miscarriage for those two weeks that I took off. 
"It's a very long story, but that's why on the show when it says she doesn't want to come down, I couldn't move, I was sick.  Mentally, that messes with you."
Lindsay did NOT name the father.
Immediately after the show aired, Lindsay's mom DINA Tweeted, quote, "Oprah call me."  But she quickly deleted the Tweet.
As you probably know, the show airs on Oprah's TV channel OWN.  It's not clear why Dina needed Oprah to call her . . . or if Oprah feels any urgency whatsoever when Dina "demands" a call from her.
"Captain America" Is #1 for a Third Straight Week
GREG KINNEAR'S religious movie "Heaven is for Real" had the best opening for the Easter weekend, with $21.5 million in third place.  That was nearly double the disappointing opening of the new JOHNNY DEPP movie "Transcendence".
Meanwhile, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" was the #1 movie at the box office for a third straight week, after earning another $26.6 million over the weekend.  
Here are this week's Top 5 movies:
1.  "Captain America: The Winter Soldier", $26.6 million.  Up to $202 million in its 3rd week.
2.  "Rio 2", $22.5 million.  Up to $75.4 million in its 2nd week.
3.  (NEW)  "Heaven is for Real", $21.5 million.  Up to $28.5 million since Wednesday.
4.  (NEW)  "Transcendence", $11.2 million.

5.  (NEW)  "A Haunted House 2", $9.1 million.
Chris Brown's Trial Starts Today

A judge set today as the start date for the assault trial of singer Chris Brown in the nation's capital. 

The case is significant not only because he faces up to six months in jail, but also because if convicted he could face additional penalties, including jail time, as a result of his probation in Los Angeles for an attack on Rihanna, in 2009.
 (0) Comments

KJ's Hollywood Dirt for 4/18/2014
Lindsay Lohan Admits She Wrote That Sex List
Last night on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live", LINDSAY LOHAN admitted that she wrote that list of her sexual conquests.
She said, quote, "That was actually my fifth step in AA at Betty Ford.  And someone, when I was moving during the OWN show, must have taken a photo of it.  And so that's a really personal thing and it's really unfortunate . . . I talk about it on the last episode on the OWN show, so to be continued."
Lindsay also came up with this sure-to-be-classic line . . . quote, "I'm done with mugshots and I'm ready for an Oscar."
Joey Fatone Says the Backstreet Boys Reunited Because They "Need the Money"
'N SYNC got together at the "MTV Video Music Awards" last year to honor JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE . . . and JOEY FATONE was recently asked if he thought that might lead to something more serious.
He said, quote, "It was fun, it was interesting, but I don't know if it's ever going to happen again . . . at this moment in time is anything going to happen?  Absolutely, 100% no . . . at this moment."
He also used it as an opportunity to diss the BACKSTREET BOYS for reuniting.  He said, quote, "I feel like they just need the money . . . no offense guys!"  
For Some Reason, "Mrs. Doubtfire" Kid Mara Wilson Is Being Hounded on Twitter for Saying She Isn't Interested in the Sequel
Former child star MARA WILSON played the younger daughter Natalie in "Mrs. Doubtfire" . . . and she's NOT interested in the upcoming sequel.
Mara Tweeted, quote, "For the record, no, I do not have anything to do with the 'Mrs. Doubtfire' sequel, nor will I.  I've been in some mediocre movies, but I've never been in a sequel.  And I have no interest in being in one now.
"Sequels generally suck unless they were planned as part of a trilogy or series.  I think 'Doubtfire' ended where it needed to end.  I'm glad I had the chance to be in it, and I'm proud of what we did, but I don't see how we could do it again."
For some reason, that set the Internet OFF . . . and all kinds of "Mrs. Doubtfire" fanatics came out of the woodwork to harass Mara about her comments.
They Tweeted things to her like:  Quote, "Someone seems full of themselves" . . . "Your lisp was annoying anyway" . . . "You were the worst part of the movie" . . . "Go [eff] yourself" . . . "Your career hasn't exactly been great since then, LOL" . . .
And, some moron with the handle "Democrat732" Tweeted, quote, "I think you're being a little [B-word]!  You have not acted since 'Matilda' and here you [are] saying [EFF] THE FANS!  Do it, you has-been!"  
Mara responded, quote, "Thanks for giving my dad another reason to hate Democrats."  She also sent out this general Tweet:  Quote, "Does your mother know you spend so much time harassing C-listers on Twitter?"
New Movies for Easter Weekend
1.  "Transcendence"  (PG-13)  
Johnny Depp is assassinated to prevent him creating an artificial intelligence with human emotions.  But his wife tries to save him by uploading his consciousness into a super computer . . . and the situation gets out of hand as he evolves into something more.
2.  "Heaven is for Real"  (PG)  
Greg Kinnear and Kelly Reilly are the parents of a boy whose near death experience brings him back with memories of having been to Heaven . . . and meeting dead loved ones like the grandfather he never met, and his unborn sister who died in the womb.
3.  "A Haunted House 2"  (R)  
Marlon Wayans is living with new girlfriend Jaime Pressly when the paranormal chaos starts happening.  So he calls on Cedric the Entertainer's Father Williams to help again.  Chubby comedian Gabriel Iglesias is also in it as the next door neighbor.
4.  Disney's "Bears"  (G)  
John C. Reilly narrates the fifth DisneyNature film.  They usually release these around this time of year to help celebrate Earth Day, which is on April 22nd.  The other four were "Earth", "Oceans", "African Cats", and "Chimpanzee".
 (0) Comments

KJ's Hollywood Dirt for 4/17/2014
Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg are Engaged
JENNY MCCARTHY and NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK superstar DONNIE WAHLBERG are engaged.  Jenny showed off her rock on "The View" yesterday.  Donnie actually enlisted Jenny's 11-year-old son to help him propose.  
Quote: "I of course said yes.  And in that moment, Evan yelled, 'I have another dad!  I have another dad.'  And it was just . . . it made all of us cry.  I feel like the luckiest girl in the world. He's so wonderful."  
She also showed off her ring, which is a yellow sapphire.
Miley Cyrus Had to Cancel Another Gig Because She Was Still in the Hospital . . . Is She Partying to Get Over Her Dog?
MILEY CYRUS had to cancel another show, because she was still in the hospital yesterday after having a bad allergic reaction to antibiotics.   And doctors say they don't know yet when she'll be released.
Miley was supposed to play St. Louis last night, but earlier in the day she Tweeted, quote, "I can't get a hold of my team because it is so early so I want to be the one to tell my fans especially the ones trekking to get there.
"The hospital is saying I won't be released today therefore I'm not going to make it to St. Louis.  I'm so sorry but some things are outta my control."  
Then she added, quote, "If anyone thinks I'd rather be layin' in a hospital bed than doing what I love on stage they're [effin] LAME.  I'm miserable."
Meanwhile, TMZ says the reason Miley got sick is because she started going off the rails partying to get over the loss of her dog Floyd earlier this month.  
Orlando Bloom Got Out of a Ticket By Being Orlando Bloom . . . But Emma Roberts Got Ticketed Because a Cop Thought Her Bagel Was a Phone
Sometimes being famous gets you out of a ticket, sometimes it doesn't.  And yesterday, both things happened.
ORLANDO BLOOM blew through a stop sign in Beverly Hills yesterday and was quickly pulled over.  But the cop let him go once he realized who he was. There is even a picture of Orlando shaking the cop's hand.
EMMA ROBERTS wasn't so lucky.  She Tweeted that she got a ticket for not using the hands-free option . . . on her BAGEL.
She said, quote, "You know what's fun?  Getting a ticket for talking on the phone while driving when I WAS EATING A BAGEL!  Can't believe it.  To clarify I wasn't talking on the phone. He thought my bagel was a phone!"
The "Frozen" Soundtrack Has Passed 2 Million in Sales
The "Frozen" soundtrack is spending its 10th week at the top of the "Billboard" albums chart after selling another 133,000 copies.  That pushes its total sales so far to just over 2 MILLION COPIES.  The highest debuting album this week comes from the Christian rock band MERCYME, who sold 26,000 copies of "Welcome to the New" in 4th place.
Here are this week's Top 5 albums . . . 
1.  The "Frozen" soundtrack  (133,000 copies)
2.  "G I R L", Pharrell Williams  (29,000 copies)
3.  "She Looks So Perfect", 5 Seconds of Summer  (26,000 copies)
4.  (NEW)  "Welcome to the New", MercyMe  (26,000 copies)
5.  (NEW)  "Catacombs of the Black Vatican", Black Label Society  (26,000 copies)
Important Update: Kate Upton Does Not Hate Her Boobs!
It turns out KATE UPTON never said she wants smaller boobs.  During an Australian radio interview, she said, quote, "I actually didn't ever say that.  Yeah, no, I never said that . . . I love my body.  I always feel incredibly grateful for what I have, but there's times when all women don't feel their best."
 (0) Comments

KJ's Hollywood Dirt for 4/16/2014
Miley Cyrus Was Hospitalized Due to An Allergic Reaction
MILEY CYRUS was hospitalized yesterday in Kansas City due to a severe allergic reaction to some kind of medication.  She had to cancel a gig at the city's Sprint Center because of it.
I'm sure your first thought was that it was some kind of non-prescription "medication".  But remember, Miley had to cancel a show due to the flu last week, and a source says she's been battling major throat and sinus issues.
She seems okay though.  Last night she Tweeted a picture of herself in her hospital bed with a toy octopus, whose name is apparently "Mr. Octopussy". 
Paul Walker's Brothers Are Going to Help Finish His Scenes in "Fast & Furious 7"
When PAUL WALKER died in November, he hadn't finished all his work on "Fast & Furious 7".  And now the producers have a plan to complete the movie . . . they hired his younger BROTHERS to stand in for him.
Their names are Caleb and Cody Walker, and a Facebook post on the "Fast & Furious" page says, quote, "We have resumed shooting . . . and Caleb and Cody are helping us complete some remaining action for their brother and fill in small gaps left in production.
"Having them on set has made us all feel that Paul is with us too."  The movie is scheduled to come out next April.
Last month, we heard that they were going to use CGI to superimpose Paul's face over body doubles.  It's not clear if they'll do that to Caleb and Cody.
If they do, though, don't you think it would be weird for them to watch the movie and see their dead brother's face on THEIR bodies?
Stephen Colbert Will Be on "Letterman", and CBS Says Chelsea Handler Is Not Taking Over for Craig Ferguson
Next Tuesday, STEPHEN COLBERT will be a guest on "The Late Show with David Letterman" . . . the show he's taking over sometime next year.  Obviously, they'll probably talk about Dave's impending retirement.
By the way, CHELSEA HANDLER posted a photo, of herself holding some papers with the CBS logo on them, and mentioned something about a "business meeting".  That made people think she was in talks to take over for CRAIG FERGUSON after his contract is up this summer.
But a spokesperson for CBS says, quote, "There are no discussions with Chelsea Handler regarding the network's 12:30 late night broadcast.  Her meeting with CBS yesterday was a general meeting with our syndication [division]."
The Final Season of "Glee" Will Be Set Years Into the Future
"Glee" creator Ryan Murphy says the show will jump forward in time for its sixth and final season, which will begin this fall.  But he didn't say how FAR into the future.
He also says it will directly involve only a handful of core characters, although, quote, "Anybody who wants to come back can come back."
And he adds, quote, "Everything sort of builds to a head [in the current season's finale].  I would say explosion is too harsh of a word, but something big happens and then the final season is the aftermath of that."  
Rosie O'Donnell Says Lindsay Lohan's New Reality Show Is a "Tragedy on Every Level"
ROSIE O'DONNELL is NOT a fan of LINDSAY LOHAN'S new reality show on OPRAH WINFREY'S network.
In a series of Tweets, she said, quote, "The Lindsay show is a tragedy . . . on every level.  I hope one day she gets sober for real and watches these episodes, and sees what we all do."
She also added, quote, "So, a chat with Oprah can cure addiction and mental illness? . . . I'm saddened by [Lindsay's] level of illness, and the way we consume her truth as entertainment.
"[It] reminds me too much of WHITNEY [HOUSTON].  Tragic."
The series finale of Lindsay's eight-part show airs this weekend.
 (0) Comments

KJ's Hollywood Dirt for 4/15/2014
Ashton Kutcher Thinks Mila Kunis is Having a Girl
Showbiz Spy claims Ashton Kutcher thinks Mila Kunis is going to have a girl. 
A source tells the site: “He has definitely brought up that he thinks it is going to be a girl. But when he has said it to people it seems more like a hope than an actual fact. They are ready to start a family, but they could have easily been ready to start next year as well. They really go with the flow and believe everything happens for a reason.”
Reports of Lindsay Lohan Drinking at Coachella are Circulating 
Coachella is going on so it was only a matter of time before reports that LINDSAY LOHAN has fallen off the wagon started going around.  InTouch Weekly and Female First are both claiming Lindsay was getting her drink on. 
A source tells the sites: "She looked completely out of it. She couldn't stand up straight and she was frantically chain-smoking cigarettes. In one of her hands she had a plastic cup with a clear liquid in it. She didn't seem to care who saw and none of the group seemed concerned." 
The source claims Lindsay's drink of choice was vodka soda.
Flavor Flav Has Accepted a Plea Deal After Assaulting His Fiancée and Threatening Her Son with Two Knives
Back in 2012, FLAVOR FLAV was arrested for allegedly getting physical with his girlfriend . . . and chasing her 17-year-old son around with KNIVES after he tried to intervene.  The kid said Flav was threatening to kill him.
Flav was facing felony assault and child endangerment charges that could have gotten him up to 12 years in prison.
But yesterday, Flav pleaded guilty to reduced, misdemeanor charges . . . and was sentenced to probation and four months of domestic violence counseling.
The family has since reconciled.  Flav told the judge the kid is his stepson, and added, quote, "I love my son and my son loves me, too."
The "Mad Men" Season Premiere Disappointed in the Ratings
Sunday's seventh season premiere of "Mad Men" disappointed in the ratings.  Around 2.3 million people tuned in, which was the show's lowest season premiere since Season Two opened to 2.1 million in 2008.
For comparison, the sixth season premiere drew 3.4 million viewers last spring.
Meanwhile, Sunday's "purple wedding" episode of "Game of Thrones" did well and attracted 6.3 million viewers, which was just barely down from the 6.6 million who tuned in for the fourth season premiere last week.
 (0) Comments

KJ's Hollywood Dirt for 4/14/2014
"The Hunger Games" Won Three MTV Movie Awards . . . And Zac Efron Took His Shirt Off
"The Hunger Games:  Catching Fire" was the big winner last night at the "MTV Movie Awards".  It won Best Movie, and JOSH HUTCHERSON and JENNIFER LAWRENCE won Best Male and Female Performance, respectively.
The show was actually incredibly tame.  Especially when you compare it to the average "VMA" broadcast.  Probably the "raciest" moment occurred when ZAC EFRON accepted the award for Best Shirtless Performance, and RITA ORA ripped his shirt off.
Rita presented the award with JESSICA ALBA, who had kind of a John Travolta moment when she announced Zac as "Zac EE-fron." 
Host CONAN O'BRIEN opened the show with a skit where he ran around trying to get 50 celebrity cameos.  They included Andy Samberg, Sarah Silverman, Ashton Kutcher and even Martin Scorsese. 
Best Comedic Performance:  Jonah Hill,  "The Wolf of Wall Street"
Best Villain:  Mila Kunis,  "Oz, The Great and Powerful"
Best Kiss:  Emma Roberts, Jennifer Aniston and Will Poulter,  "We're the Millers"
Best Fight:  Orlando Bloom and Evangeline Lilly,  "The Hobbit:  The Desolation of Smaug"
Meanwhile, Channing Tatum received the Trailblazer Award, and Mark Wahlberg was given the Generation Award, which he referred to as, quote, "The 'You're Too [Effing] Old to Come Back' Award."
Miley Cyrus Made $76.5 Million Last Year
"Parade" magazine has released its annual "What People Earn" rundown . . . and apparently, MILEY CYRUS' over-the-top demonstration of how she's no longer a Disney kid is REALLY paying off.
"Parade" revealed that she pulled down $76.5 MILLION last year.  That's more than the $63 million JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE raked in throughout his two-album comeback.
Here are some other highlights from the report:
Beyoncé made $57 million in 2013 . . . a year that, for her, culminated in the release of a surprise album.
Bruno Mars earned $38 million in the run-up to his halftime performance at the Super Bowl.  Bruno wasn't paid for the Super Bowl . . . halftime performers never are.
Sandra Bullock made $63 million with the help of her two latest movies, "The Heat" and "Gravity".  And Matthew McConaughey, who has been everywhere, earned $19 million.
Chris Hemsworth pulled down $58 million . . . way more than his brother Liam Hemsworth, who only made $1.75 million.
Tyler Perry earned $78 million . . . and believe it or not, "Fifty Shades of Grey" author E.L. James somehow made an estimated $51.7 million.
Kate Upton Wishes Twice a Day She Had Smaller Boobs
Despite making a decent living thanks in part to her ample chest, KATE UPTON says she wishes she had SMALLER BOOBS . . . And she admits to wishing for that at least TWICE A DAY.
She says, quote, "I wish I had smaller boobs every day of my life because I love to wear spaghetti tops braless or go for the smallest bikini designs . . . If I could just take them off like they were clip-ons.
"Every single day, I'm like, 'Oh, man, it would be so much easier,' especially if people didn't constantly bring them up."
She adds, quote, "In my eyes, CAMERON DIAZ has the perfect figure."  Kate stars with Cameron in the new comedy "The Other Woman".
"Captain America" Held Off "Rio 2" and the Weekend's Other New Release
"Captain America: The Winter Soldier" is spending its second week on top of the box office after narrowly beating "Rio 2".  The "Captain America" sequel made another $41.4 million this weekend, ahead of the $39 million made by the "Rio" sequel.
The supernatural horror movie "Oculus" took 3rd place with $12 million . . . but KEVIN COSTNER'S "Draft Day" had a weak opening, earning just $9.8 million in 4th place.  Here are this week's Top 5 movies:
1.  "Captain America: The Winter Soldier", $41.4 million.  Up to $159 million in its 2nd week.
2.  (NEW)  "Rio 2", $39 million . . . which is almost exactly what the first "Rio" opened with in 2011.
3.  (NEW)  "Oculus", $12 million.
4.  (NEW)  "Draft Day", $9.8 million.
5.  "Divergent", $7.5 million.  Up to $125 million in its 4th week.  By the way,the third and final book in the "Divergent" series, "Allegiant", is definitely a go and producers say it is being split into TWO movies.  
 (0) Comments

KJ's Hollywood Dirt for 4/10/2014
Lindsay Lohan and David Letterman Prank Called Oprah on Last Night's "Late Show"
LINDSAY LOHAN was on "Letterman" last night . . . and during her interview, she and Dave prank called OPRAH WINFREY.  
It's unclear how much of it was planned, but Oprah DID seem surprised.  When Dave asked Oprah how Lindsay was doing, she didn't have a ringing endorsement.  She said, quote, "I think she's doing really OK . . .
"Uh, you know, to have cameras following you around through every phase of your life, and you're trying to pull your life together, I think that's a really difficult thing . . . she's making some progress." 
The Billboard Music Award Nominees Have Been Announced
The nominees for this year's Billboard Music Awards have been announced . . . and IMAGINE DRAGONS and LORDE are tied with the most nominations, with 12 apiece. 
JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE was next with 11, followed by KATY PERRY and MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS, with 10 and eight, respectively.  LUKE BRYAN leads all country acts with seven nominations.
Imagine Dragons is competing against Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, and Miley Cyrus in the Top Artist category.  While Lorde is up against Bastille, Capital Cities, Ariana Grande, and Passenger for Top New Artist.
ABC will air the ceremony live on May 18th.  There's no word on a host yet, and performers will be announced in the coming weeks.
It Looks Like the Ultimate Warrior Had a Heart Attack
There's still no word on the ULTIMATE WARRIOR'S cause of death, but it's looking like he died of a massive heart attack.
Sources say Warrior was walking down the hallway of a hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona with his wife Tuesday afternoon when he clutched his chest and collapsed.  He never recovered.
At this time there's no indication that drugs or alcohol were a factor.
Witnesses who saw Warrior during "Wrestlemania" weekend thought something was off.  One says, quote, "We all felt like he looked like he was going to blow a gasket.  It was pretty easy to see."
Are Amanda Bynes' Super Crazy Days Behind Her?
AMANDA BYNES seemed OUT OF HER MIND for a while, but apparently her insanity is a thing of the past . . . or so her people would have you believe.
Her lawyer says Amanda hasn't commented about what's going on with her, because she wants to, quote, "keep her mental health diagnosis private."
She adds, quote, "However, Amanda asked me to dispel certain rumors.  For the record, she does not have schizophrenia, nor has she ever been diagnosed with it.  Amanda currently is on zero medication.
"She has never had a history of abusing alcohol or hard drugs, and she's proud to say she's been marijuana-free for the past nine months."  (That's quite a long way from lighting a driveway on fire and dousing her dog in gasoline.)
Good Publicity: Shia LaBeouf Bought a Lunch for a Homeless Man
 If SHIA LABEOUF is getting a bad rap these days . . . it's important to remember that there's a good man under that "I'm not famous anymore" bag on his head.
A so-called "eyewitness" tells Celebuzz.com that Shia was eating at a casual restaurant in Hollywood this week, when he saw a man in a wheelchair asking customers for change.
As the man was leaving, Shia chased after him . . . gave him a salad and a cup of ice water . . . shook his hand, and said to him, 'God bless you.'  Then he went back inside to finish his food.
A Dance Mom Star is Coming to Indy This Weekend
Abby Lee Miller from Dance Moms is in town this weekend to present a Showcase for the local dance studio, Dance Legacy. 
The showcase is Sunday April 13th at 1:00pm at Avon Middle School North. The public is welcome and to reserve a FREE seat, email your name tosavemyseat2014@gmail.com
 (0) Comments

KJ's Hollywood Dirt for 4/9/2014
Miley Cyrus Wishes She Could Grab Her Crotch and Have "Hos" Around Her Without Being Criticized
In the new issue of "Elle" magazine, MILEY CYRUS says she's "thankful" that she started out at Disney, because she got "the most intense training."  At the same time, she was lucky to have escaped it to find her true self.  Breaking up with LIAM HEMSWORTH was also apparently very liberating for her.
She says, quote, "A lot of kid stars get all crazy or stuck in what they were, so they can't actually become what they're meant to be.
"When I went through a really intense breakup . . . and when I was with him or when I was on Disney, the thing that gave me the most anxiety was not knowing what to do with myself when Disney wasn't there to carry me anymore or if I didn't have him.
"And now I'm free of both of those things, and I'm fine.  Like, I lay in bed at night by myself and I'm totally okay, and that's so much stronger than the person three years ago, who would have thought they would have died if they didn't have a boyfriend."
Miley also believes she's the victim of a DOUBLE-STANDARD . . . quote, "Guy rappers grab their crotch all [effing] day and have hos around them, but no one talks about it.
"But if I grab my crotch and I have hot model [B-words] around me, I'm degrading women?  I'm a woman . . . I should be able to have girls around me!  But I'm part of the evolution of that. I hope."
The Ultimate Warrior Is Dead . . . Just Three Days After Being Inducted Into the WWE Hall of Fame
On Saturday night, THE ULTIMATE WARRIOR and the WWE put years of bad blood behind them, when Warrior was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.  Three days later, he was DEAD.
There's no word on the cause of death, but Warrior was only 54 years old.  And "Warrior" WAS his legal name.  He changed it from his birth name, JAMES HELLWIG, years ago.
Warrior is survived by his wife Dana and their two young daughters, who sat proudly in the audience with his mother as he gave his induction speech on Saturday.
He was actually the headliner of the Hall of Fame induction ceremony, which was held as part of "Wrestlemania 30" weekend.  He even made an appearance on Monday night's episode of "Raw" on the USA Network.
He actually seemed to be in good spirits and good health during his Hall of Fame speech. 
Ironically, the crowd started chanting "One more match", and he replied, quote, "Now you're being kind.  And that's cool . . . The one more match thing isn't gonna happen, but other bigger things are gonna happen."  
WWE superstar (slash) executive TRIPLE H Tweeted, quote, "Saddened to announce the passing of the Ultimate Warrior. Icon and friend. My sympathy to his wife Dana and his daughters."
HULK HOGAN, who LOST the title to the Warrior at "Wrestlemania 6", said, quote, "RIP WARRIOR.  only love."
The New Season of "Game of Thrones" Will Stray from the Books a Little
For the first three seasons, HBO's "Game of Thrones" stayed mostly faithful to the books . . . but that's going to change a little this season.
MAISIE WILLIAMS, who plays Arya Stark, says, quote, "There's a few key plot twists and the way [the show's] writers go about it is different than the books.
"I think fans of the books will be a little confused, which I think is fantastic because it keeps it interesting for everyone."
By the way, "Game of Thrones" isn't coming to an end anytime soon.  HBO just ordered two more seasons, the show's fifth and sixth.  No timetable was announced, but the fifth season will likely premiere next spring.
Last month, the show's creators said they'd like to see it run for seven or eight seasons . . . assuming HBO keeps ordering more.
Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan Are Doing Another "Karate Kid" Movie
JADEN SMITH and JACKIE CHAN are doing another "Karate Kid" movie.  Their remake came out in 2010, when Jaden was just 11 years old.  He'll turn 16 this summer.  Coincidentally, Jackie turned 60 this past Monday.
The original "Karate Kid" came out in 1984 . . . and was followed by two sequels, which came out in 1986 and 1989.
In 1994, there was another movie called "The Next Karate Kid", which starred a relatively unknown HILARY SWANK as Mr. Miyagi's new student.
 (0) Comments

KJ's Hollywood Dirt for 4/8/2014
Barbara Walters Quits "The View" on May 16th
BARBARA WALTERS' last day on "The View" will be May 16th.  That night from 9:00 to 11:00 P.M., ABC will air a special highlighting her career.
Barbara announced her retirement last year, but she'll continue to executive-produce "The View", and she'll also contribute to ABC News.
Has Justin Bieber Been Banned from Miami's Biggest Nightclubs?
TMZ claims three of Miami's biggest nightclubs LIV, Story, and Adoré have "banned" JUSTIN BIEBER . . . because he's more trouble than he's worth.
Of course, Justin isn't 21 . . . so obviously, that's one reason he's getting the cold shoulder.  But supposedly, the nightclubs are also wary of having him around, because the last time he partied in Miami, he was arrested for DUI.
Supposedly, they offered to let him in if he agreed to perform a song or two . . . since performers don't have to be 21 . . . but Justin wasn't interested in that.
Speaking of Justin, there was a photo making the rounds which showed Justin KISSING singer AUSTIN MAHONE . . . but it was a fake.  Someone just Photoshopped a girl out of the image.
Scarlett Johansson Would Like You to Stop Calling Her "ScarJo"
Some of the more annoying gossip magazines have been known to refer to SCARLETT JOHANSSON as "ScarJo" . . . and she does NOT like it.
She tells "Glamour" magazine, quote, "I associate that name with, like, pop stars.  It sounds tacky.  It's lazy and flippant . . . there's something insulting about it."
Corey Feldman Says There Shouldn't Be a "Goonies" Sequel Unless They Have a Perfect Script
You would think COREY FELDMAN would jump at he chance to be a part of e "Goonies" sequel but he has conditions.  He Tweeted that there should only be a "Goonies" sequel if there's a "perfect script".  
 He said, quote, "It can't be done without a perfect script!  We all must be certain that it doesn't miss the magic of the original."
 However . . . after some news websites reported that Corey was waffling, he clarified that with Richard Donner, producer Steven Spielberg and writer Chris Columbus all involved, he EXPECTS things to be perfect.
 He said, quote, "If they write it, I will come!  I have complete faith that Spielberg, Donner and Columbus will create movie magic again!"  
The Third "Captain America" Movie Will Go Up Against "Batman vs. Superman" 
After the record-breaking opening weekend of “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” a lot of people (including me!) want to know when we're going to get more Cap.
Well, Marvel Studios just announced a release date for the hero’s third film, unofficially known as "Captain America 3." As expected, the movie will debut May 6, 2016.  That just happens to be the same day as DC Comics' highly anticipated “Batman vs. Superman" film.
Before that, the Cap will also of course, be in the May 1, 2015, release of “The Avengers: Age of Ultron.”
The Season Premiere of "Game of Thrones" Got Huge Ratings
Sunday night's "Game of Thrones" season premiere attracted 6.6 million viewers, making it the most-watched show on HBO since the "Sopranos" finale in 2007.  
It also crashed the HBO Go app. 
 (0) Comments

KJ's Hollywood Dirt for 4/7/2014
"Captain America: The Winter Soldier" Had a Record-Breaking Weekend
 "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" had the best April opening at the box office EVER.  It brought in $96.2 million in its first three days of release, which is $30 million more than the first "Captain America" movie . . . as well as the biggest opening weekend so far this year.
 ("Fast Five". was the previous April record-holder, with $86 million in 2011.)
 And worldwide, it's done even BETTER.  It was released a week earlier in foreign markets, and in those 10 days, it's made more than $207 million.  To put that in perspective, the ENTIRE foreign run of the first "Captain America" only brought in $194 million.  Here are this week's Top 5 movies:
1.  (NEW)  "Captain America: The Winter Soldier", $96.2 million.
2.  "Noah", $17 million.  Up to $72.3 million in its 2nd week.
3.  "Divergent", $13 million.  Up to $114 million in its 3rd week. 
4.  "God's Not Dead", $7.7 million.  Up to $32.5 million in its 3rd week.
5.  "The Grand Budapest Hotel", $6.3 million.  Up to $33.4 million in its 5th week.   
"How I Met Your Mother" Is Getting an Alternate Ending . . . on DVD
One of the co-creators of "How I Met Your Mother" has announced that when the final season is released on DVD, the set will include an alternate ending.
He Tweeted, quote, "If you didn't like the finale, I guess that happens.  We tried something, and it didn't connect with you.  I hope we're still friends.
"16 days ago today we were in the edit room, trying to decide between two very different endings.  We only shot one script, but through edit room magic we had two possible outcomes for the series.
"We chose the ending we chose, and we stand by it.  But, we loved the other version too."  So, the "new" ending can't be that different . . . visually, at least . . . since it's only an editing fix, with very little new footage, if any.
The "alternate finale" will be on the Season Nine DVDs, and the Complete Series box set, which are coming out sometime this fall. 
Could Rihanna Be Pregnant? And is the Father Drake or Chris Brown?
There's probably no reason to believe this story, but since it's out there, we thought you'd better at least be aware of it . . .
The very unreliable website MediaTakeOut.com says RIHANNA is pregnant . . . and the baby could be either DRAKE'S or CHRIS BROWN'S.
Rihanna and Drake seem to be fornicating exclusively now, but supposedly, this "pregnancy" might pre-date their relationship.
So what's the evidence that Rihanna is pregnant?  First of all, there's a picture in which it looks like there MIGHT be a slight baby bump.
More importantly, she has reportedly GIVEN UP WEED . . . which you just KNOW she wouldn't do unless she absolutely HAD TO.  She also stopped smoking cigarettes and drinking.
Last but not least, in the photo of the alleged baby bump, Rihanna is at a Starbucks with her dad.  And "sources" say she got a DECAFFEINATED tea.
Snooki is Pregnant Again
SNOOKI and her fiancé JIONNI LAVALLE are expecting their second child.  Snooki announced it Friday, adding, quote, "Now knowing that our test results are good and our baby is healthy, we can finally talk about it."
Snooki and Jionni already have a 19-month-old son named Lorenzo.  They're supposed to get married this fall, and Snooki says, quote, "The wedding is still on as scheduled and it will take the apocalypse to change that."
There's no word on her due date . . . but her best friend JWOWW is due to give birth to a baby girl in July.
The Good-Looking Rob Lowe Says There's an "Unbelievable Bias and Prejudice Against Good-Looking People"
It isn't often that someone is brave enough to stand up for the LESS-ugly people of the world . . . and raise awareness for the PLIGHT of good-looking people everywhere.  But ROB LOWE is up to the task.
Rob tells the "New York Times Sunday Magazine", quote, "There's this unbelievable bias and prejudice against quote-unquote 'good-looking people,' that they can't be in pain or they can't have rough lives or be deep or interesting . . .
"[That] they can't be any of the things that you long to play as an actor.  I'm getting to play those parts now, and I'm loving it.  [But] when I was a teen idol, I was so [G-damm] pretty I wouldn't have taken myself seriously."
One of Rob's recent roles was his recurring gig as Chris Traeger on "Parks and Recreation", which reminds Rob of two other prejudices against hot people:  That they can't be funny or nerdy.
He says, quote, "There's [also] a historical bias that good-looking people are not funny . . . My deep dark secret is that I was a nerd in school.  I liked the theater.  I liked to study.  I wasn't very good at sports. 
"It took being famous to make me cool, which, by the way, I never forgot."
The Director of "The Goonies" Says a Sequel Is in Development
It's been almost 30 years since "The Goonies" came out, and over the years, there's been a lot of talk about a potential sequel being on the way . . . or NOT being on the way.
But over the weekend, Richard Donner . . . the director of the original movie . . . said that there IS a sequel in development.
He added that he hopes "all" the original stars from the original will be back . . . although it's unclear how that will work, since they're all adults now, obviously.  There aren't any other details at this point.
 (0) Comments

KJ's Hollywood Dirt for 4/4/2014
David Letterman Is Retiring in 2015
DAVID LETTERMAN announced that he's retiring next year on "The Late Show" last night.
Dave began by talking about how he will turn 67 on April 12th . . . and how he's been hosting a late night show since he was 34.  He explained that he's done 4,014 shows on CBS, after doing 1,810 shows on NBC.
He went on for a few minutes, before saying that earlier in the day, he called the owner of CBS and let him know that he's RETIRING.  That's when PAUL SHAFFER joked, quote, "You actually did this?  Do I have a minute to call my accountant?"
David joked, quote. "What this means now, is that Paul and I can be married."
There's no timetable for his last day yet.  David just said, quote, "It'll be, I think, at least a year or so, but sometime in the not too distant future.  [In] 2015 for the love of God, in fact, Paul and I will be wrapping things up and taking a hike."
So Who Will Replace David Letterman?
Obviously, this is complete conjecture at this point, but here are some of the names we saw:
TVLine.com suggests:  Stephen Colbert, Chelsea Handler, Jon Stewart, Craig Ferguson, Whoopi Goldberg, Neil Patrick Harris, Tina Fey, Kevin Hart, Louis C.K., Jerry Seinfeld, Jimmy Kimmel, Conan O'Brien and Jay Leno.  (???)
The "New York Post" repeats some of those names, but also tossed a few new ones into the ring:  Chris Rock and Aisha Tyler.  Vulture.com's list includes Amy Schumer, who currently has her own show on Comedy Central.
Jezebel.com has a list of 10 possible FEMALE replacements, including Joan Rivers, Wanda Sykes, Ellen DeGeneres, Maya Rudolph and Amy Poehler WITH Tina Fey.
An "Entertainment Weekly" poll includes Andy Cohen and Ryan Seacrest . . . and a round-up on Time.com includes:  Oprah and Tim Tebow.  (???)
Are Bruce and Kris Jenner Together Again . . . Or Is Bruce Becoming a Woman and Changing His Name to Bridget?
BRUCE and KRIS JENNER were holding hands at Los Angeles International Airport yesterday, after they returned from their family vacation in Thailand.  They were also wearing their wedding rings.
And when a paparazzi scumbag said, quote, "Look at you guys together!" . . . Bruce replied, quote, "We've BEEN together."  (Here's video and pictures.)
But the "Star" tabloid still says Bruce is considering gender reassignment surgery . . . and wants to change his name to BRIDGET.  (???)
Is Kelly Osbourne in Food Rehab?
Rumor has it KELLY OSBOURNE is in FOOD rehab.
The site Popcrush.com claims Kelly sought help after gaining 20 pounds in the aftermath of her break up with her former fiancé Matthew Mosshart.
Matthew is a vegan chef . . . and Kelly has said he's responsible for her healthy eating habits over the past three years.  But when they split four months ago, Kelly allegedly thought SCREW IT . . . and binged on a ton of junk food.
Naturally, this could all be an exaggeration.  "Now" magazine claims Kelly considers the help she's getting a, quote, "cleanse" . . . so it might just be more of a diet than "rehab."  They also say she's signed up for Yoga and Pilates classes.
But Kelly says all of this is BOGUS.  She Tweeted, quote, "When did I all of a sudden gain 20 pounds?  I just asked my ass, and she can't seem to remember either!  #MustBeASlowNewsWeek! . . . I have not gained 20 pounds."
TGIF! Lady Gaga Takes Over MTV Today
What could possibly be better than happy hour on Friday? A Friday of LADY GAGA!!! 
She's set to take over MTV, MTV Hits and Logo TV all day. Along with MTV's Sway Calloway, Gaga will interrupt regular programming with peeks of her preparation for Lady Gaga's artRave: The ARTPOP Ball Tour, which kicks off May 4 at the BB&T Center in Fort Lauderdale.
"Captain America: The Winter Soldier" is Out Today
Captain America and the Black Widow investigate an attack on S.H.I.E.L.D., and then enlist the help of a superhero called the Falcon after the agency is compromised.
Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, and Cobie Smulders from "How I Met Your Mother" are all back from "The Avengers".  
If you're not a comic book nerd, the Winter Soldier isn't Captain America, it's the bad guy. 
Robert Redford is a high-ranking S.H.I.E.L.D. agent, Anthony Mackie is the Falcon, and Stan Lee has a cameo as the night watchman at the Smithsonian.  As usual, you'll want to stick around through the credits for two additional scenes.
 (0) Comments

KJ's Hollywood Dirt for 4/3/2014
Miley Cyrus Is Not Pregnant . . . But She Is Mourning the Death of Her Dog
"Life & Style" magazine claims MILEY CYRUS is, quote, "Pregnant and scared."  The cover of the new issue adds, quote, "After months of one-night stands and out-of-control partying, Miley finally hits rock bottom."
An anonymous "friend" of Miley's says, quote, "I don't think she would even know who the father is, since she has been so promiscuous."
A rep for Miley has already denied the report . . . saying, quote, " It's absolutely not true."
The truth is Miley is goring through a tough time but it's not because she's pregnant; it's because she's mourning the loss of her dog.
On Tuesday, she Tweeted, quote, "Today is the second worst day of my life . . . my precious baby Floyd has passed away.  I am broken . . . I know I don't mean it, but I wish he would've taken me with him.  This is unbearable."
Her followers tried to make her feel better, but Miley didn't want to hear it.  She Tweeted, quote, "What you don't understand is he's NOT in a better place.  The best place he could be was with me . . . where he was loved more than anything."
Miley pulled herself together enough to perform last night in Boston, but she broke down while singing FLEETWOOD MAC'S "Landslide", which she dedicated to Floyd.  
Miley didn't say how he died but he was a very young dog so it certainly wasn't expected.
The Good News: Ed Sheeran serenaded a Teenage Fan . . . Minutes Before She Died of Cystic Fibrosis
ED SHEERAN is a good guy.  On Sunday, he called up a 15-year-old fan named Triona Priestley, who had been battling cystic fibrosis since childhood.
Her condition had taken a dramatic turn for the worse . . . and a Twitter campaign helped Ed connect to her . . . so he could fulfill her final wish, which was to have him serenade her.
He sang "Little Bird" . . . her favorite song . . . to her over the phone.  Sadly, Triona passed away just MINUTES after the call.  When Ed heard the news, he Tweeted, quote, "Rest in peace Triona, so heartbreaking."
Did Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin Have an Open Marriage? Here's Who They Supposedly Slept With
Whatever caused GWYNETH PALTROW and CHRIS MARTIN to Consciously Uncouple, it was apparently NOT infidelity.  Because sources say they had an OPEN MARRIAGE . . . and both of them took advantage of that.

Martin has been linked to Kate Bosworth, Helena Christensen and Kate Hudson.
And Gwyneth has reportedly nailed "Glee" producer Brad Falchuk, a billionaire named Jeffrey Soffer and attorney Kevin Yorn.
As for what broke them up, "Us Weekly" says they fought a lot about how to parent their kids and what to feed them.
Willie Nelson's Armadillo Was Stolen and Then Returned 
A stuffed armadillo that serves as an on-stage mascot for country music legend WILLIE NELSON has been returned after being kidnapped from a Las Vegas-area show.
Officials at the Westin Lake Las Vegas resort say the critter, named Ol' Dillo, vanished while audience members were greeting Nelson after a Monday night concert.  
Westin marketing director Matt Boland says he was outside the hotel Tuesday morning when an apologetic man drove up and handed him a shoebox and instructions to return it to Nelson.  Boland says the armadillo was inside and was sent to the singer in California.
Brooke Burke-Charvet Crashed Her Maserati . . . and She Blamed It on a Faulty Steering Wheel
BROOKE BURKE-CHARVET crashed her black Maserati yesterday morning.  Apparently, the police suspected that she might have been drinking, because they administered a field sobriety test.
TMZ even has video of Brooke walking a straight line for officers.  But it seems that she was totally sober . . . because she PASSED.
Police say Brooke lost control and drove her car through a chain link fence.  She claims the crash was caused by a "faulty steering wheel."
In a series of Tweets after the crash, Brooke said, quote, "Rough morning . . . accident on my way to work . . . Yes, I was sober . . . Of course, [the] officers had me do a sobriety test.  Thanks [to the highway patrol] for taking care of all of us . . .
"Too bad the [paparazzi] blew it out of proportion.  :)  I'm totally fine.  Just an accident.  No biggie."

Kate Winslet Will Not Sign Her Nude "Titanic" Sketch
All these years after "Titanic" came out, KATE WINSLET still can't escape that NUDE SKETCH that LEONARDO DICAPRIO'S character makes of her.
Someone even drew their own copy of it recently and tried to get Kate to sign it.  This apparently happens a lot.  But unfortunately, the fans who try this go away empty-handed. 
She says, quote, "I don't sign that [picture].  It feels very uncomfortable.  Why would you do that?  People ask me to sign that [picture] a lot.
"There's a photo of it as well that someone has lifted from a still of the film, and that photo gets passed around too.  I'm like 'No!  I didn't mean for it to be a photograph that I would end up seeing still 17 years later.'
 (0) Comments

KJ's Hollywood Dirt for 4/2/2014
Lindsay Lohan's Oprah Money Is Already Gone . . . And She's Broke
LINDSAY LOHAN was paid $2 million to do that show on OPRAH'S TV network, but sources say it's ALREADY GONE and she's back in, quote, "dire financial straits."
Of course we should note that after Lindsay paid all her people and Uncle Sam, she only pocketed $750,000.
And the "New York Post" says Lindsay tried to buy $300 worth of clothes at a shop in New York City over the weekend, but all of her credit cards were DENIED.  A friend had to jump in and pay.
And there's also word that when Lindsay went to rehab last summer, it had to be COMPED, because she couldn't afford it.  And her insurance wouldn't pay for it, since it was her SIXTH attempt at rehab.
Lindsay ran up a $150,000 bill at the Cliffside facility in Malibu, but they didn't make her pay.  They figured the free publicity would be worth it.  
Josh Radnor Says "How I Met Your Mother's" Title Was a "Fake-Out"
JOSH RADNOR, who played Ted on "How I Met Your Mother", thinks that the fans who are upset about the finale are missing the point a little.  He says, quote, "I thought the title of the show was always a bit of a fake-out.
"It was more of a hook to hang the thing on.  Really, it was more about . . . 'These are the crazy adventures and these are the lessons I had to learn before I met your mother.'"
He adds, quote, "I think if you're going to do something new and bold and daring, you're going to upset some people and thrill others.  It's better to do that than try to have some homogenized, safe ending that was never really what the show was."
Craig Thomas, who co-created the show, saw some of the fans freaking out on social media.  He thanked fans for their "passion" and Tweeted:  Quote, "Seriously, no matter what you thought of tonight, thank you."
Regardless, the show went out on top, with a series-high of 12.9 million viewers.
Captain America's To-Do List Changes Depending on What Country You Watch the Movie In
In "Captain America:  The Winter Soldier", the Captain has a to-do list of stuff he wants to catch up on, because he missed them while he was in deep-freeze.
The list includes "I Love Lucy", Disco, Steve Jobs and the Berlin Wall.  And you'll see that list if you catch the movie when it opens this weekend.
But if you happen to watch the movie in the United Kingdom, you WON'T see those things on Cap's list.
Instead of "Lucy", you'll see "Sherlock Holmes".  Steve Jobs is gone, but Sean Connery is suddenly on the list.  Instead of Disco, Captain America wants to learn about the Beatles. 
And while he no longer cares about the Berlin Wall, he's interested in the 1966 World Cup Final . . . in which England beat West Germany.
Items that made BOTH lists are:  The moon landing, Thai food, "Star Wars" and "Star Trek", Nirvana, "Rocky" . . . and maybe "Rocky 2" . . . and the soundtrack to the movie "Trouble Man", by Marvin Gaye.
There are OTHER international versions of the to-do list, too.  In the Australian version of the movie, for instance, it includes AC/DC, a TV show called "Skippy the Bush Kangaroo" and the Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin.
In Korea, the game "Dance Dance Revolution" makes the list.  And in France they put the movie "The Fifth Element" and the 1998 World Cup on the list.
(France beat Brazil in the finals of that tournament . . . and "The Fifth Element" is a French movie, even though it's in English and stars Bruce Willis.)
George Takei Isn't Hosting "SNL", It Was an April Fools' Day Joke
A few years ago there was a half-hearted push by some "Star Trek" fans to try to get GEORGE TAKEI to host "Saturday Night Live" . . . and yesterday, George said that he HAD finally been invited to do it.
But it turned out to be an April Fools' Day joke. 
In a followup Facebook post, George revealed, quote, "As far as my announcement that I'll be hosting 'SNL' . . . GOTCHA!"
Rumor is that the prank may have gotten "SNL's" attention . . . and they may want to capitalize on it like they did with the mania over BETTY WHITE a few years ago. So George could end up scoring a hosting gig after all.
 (0) Comments

KJ's Hollywood Dirt for 4/1/2014
Pharrell Will Replace Cee Lo Green on the Next Season of "The Voice"
PHARRELL AND HIS GIANT HATS will replace CEE LO GREEN on the next season of "The Voice".  There's no word who the other coaches will be, so we don't know if ADAM LEVINE, BLAKE SHELTON and / or CHRISTINA AGUILERA are returning yet.
Pharrell has been on "The Voice" twice before.  He was a mentor for USHER'S team on Season Four . . . and last May, he performed "Blurred Lines" with ROBIN THICKE on the show.
Cee Lo announced that he's quitting back in February, right around the same time we learned about Christina's pregnancy.  But since he also said he didn't want to "wear out his welcome," he'll likely be back as a performer or an adviser someday.
Johnny Depp Smokes a Lot
In the new issue of "Interview" magazine, JOHNNY DEPP admits that he smokes A LOT.  Asked how many cigarettes he burns down in a day, he says, quote, "I'll bet a thousand.  I'm working my way up to ten thousand."
Obviously, he CAN'T smoke a thousand cigarettes a day.  That would be 50 PACKS. 
On another note, Johnny showed off his, quote, "chick's ring" to confirm his engagement to Amber Heard during a press conference to hype his new movie.
Another Michael Jackson Album Is on the Way with Eight "New" Tracks
 A new MICHAEL JACKSON album is coming out on May 13th . . . nearly FIVE YEARS after he died.
The album is called "XSCAPE" . . . and it'll include eight previously unreleased tracks, which were unearthed from old recordings.  Former "X Factor" judge L.A. REID put it together, with the help of TIMBALAND and other producers.
There aren't many details on the music . . . other than that they only used vocal tracks that Michael had supposedly "completed," and that the songs were, quote, "contemporized . . . while retaining Michael's essence and integrity."
It'll be interesting to see how fans receive this album.  In 2010 . . . a year after Michael's death . . . an album called "Michael" was released, and there was a lot of controversy over the authenticity of Michael's vocals.
Showbiz Tragedy: A Back Injury Has Forced Billy Dee Williams to Quit "Dancing with the Stars"
Sadly, there will be no more Lando Calrissian on "Dancing with the Stars".  On last night's episode, BILLY DEE WILLIAMS announced that a back injury has forced him to quit the competition.
There aren't any specifics on his injury . . . but his doctors recommended that he withdraw, so apparently it was something fairly serious. 
Of course, Billy Dee isn't a spring chicken.  He will celebrate his 77th birthday on Sunday, and he's had two hip replacements.  He danced twice and was awful both times . . . but he HAS been entertaining.
On last night's episode, Billy Dee said, quote, "I've had a wonderful, brilliant, fantastic, blast of a time" . . . and added that working with dancer Emma Slater was a, quote, "pure joy."
"How I Met Your Mother" Ended Last Night . . . and Parts of the Finale Were Filmed Nine Years Ago
"How I Met Your Mother" ended its nine-season run last night . . . and some parts of the finale were filmed NINE YEARS ago, which you've probably realized if you've been watching the show.
LYNDSY FONSECA . . . who plays the "Mother's" daughter . . . says she and DAVID HENRIE filmed a bunch of stuff together back in 2005, so they wouldn't appear to age in the "flash-forwards" over the years.
She explains, quote, "We shot this last little section nine years ago.  It was so long ago, I don't really remember what I said . . . David was growing so fast.  He grew like four shoe sizes and his voice dropped, so it was very apparent."
She says they filmed improvised scenes and generic reaction shots that could be used for any occasion throughout the course of the show.
David adds, quote, "When we started, I wasn't even old enough to drive.  Now, I come home . . . and my cousins are watching the show.  It's always a funny feeling.  They always say, 'Baby David is on TV!'"
 (0) Comments


advertise with us
Recent Blog Posts