Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris Are Engaged Again
In June of 2011, CRYSTAL HARRIS bailed on HUGH HEFNER five days before their wedding. But Hugh took her back earlier this year . . . and now, they're engaged again.
--TMZ says they're getting married at the Playboy Mansion on New Year's Eve.
Mario Lopez Got Married Saturday
MARIO LOPEZ and COURTNEY MAZZA got married Saturday in Punta Mita, Mexico . . . at an estate owned by "Girls Gone Wild" scumbag JOE FRANCIS. EVA LONGORIA was among the guests.
--The wedding is being turned into a two-hour special that'll air next Saturday on TLC.
(--Mario and Courtney met in 2008. They have a 2-year-old daughter named Gia. Over the summer, Mario told "People" magazine she was going to be one of their flower girls.)
Tear Gas Was Used on Kim Kardashian Protesters in Bahrain
KIM KARDASHIAN made a trip to the Middle East for openings of the Millions of Milkshakes franchise in Kuwait and Bahrain.
-- Her visit to Kuwait on Wednesday was relatively uneventful. But Saturday in Bahrain, she was met with PROTESTERS.
--About 50 hardline Islamic protesters showed up with signs saying things like "Kim Not Welcome" . . . some in Arabic and some in English.
--Police smacked them down with TEAR GAS.
--I should probably note that alongside the 50 protesters were THOUSANDS OF FANS.
--Kim has made no comment on the incident.
Carrie Underwood Will Star in a TV Remake of "The Sound of Music"
NBC is doing a TV remake of "The Sound of Music" . . . with CARRIE UNDERWOOD starring as the nun-turned-nanny, Maria. Of course, that's the role that JULIE ANDREWS played in the 1965 movie version.
--It will be a three-hour special, which will air LIVE sometime late NEXT year. And technically, it will be based on the original Broadway version . . . not the movie.
--There are no other details at this point.
Brad Pitt's New Movie Flopped . . . and "Twilight" is Still #1
BRAD PITT'S new mob movie "Killing Them Softly" bombed at the box office, making just $7 million in 7th place. The only other new wide-release was the horror movie "The Collection", which made $3.4 million in 10th place.
--The top three movies this weekend were the same as last weekend: "Twilight: Breaking Dawn - Part 2" took the top spot, adding $17.4 million to its total, followed by "Skyfall" and "Lincoln".
--Here are this week's Top 10 movies:
1.) "Twilight: Breaking Dawn - Part 2", $17.4 million. Up to $255 million in its 3rd week.
2.) "Skyfall", $17 million. Up to $246 million in its 4th week.
3.) "Lincoln", $13.51 million. Up to $83.7 million in its 4th week.
4.) "Rise of the Guardians", $13.5 million. Up to $48.9 million in its 2nd week.
5.) "Life of Pi", $12 million. Up to $48.4 million in its 2nd week.