Katy Perry and Russell Brand are Officially Divorced
KATY PERRY and RUSSELL BRAND are officially exes. Their divorce became legal yesterday. They filed in February, but had to wait six months for it to be finalized. They got married in October of 2010.
Miley Cyrus' Younger Brother Ended Up in the Hospital After an Artery Burst
MILEY CYRUS' 18-year-old brother BRAISON ended up in the hospital the other day when an artery burst after a tonsilectomy.
--Yesterday he Tweeted, quote, "I got my tonsils out last week. Not sure what happened exactly but long story short my artery opened and I was bleeding a lot. All good now."
--BILLY RAY added, quote, "This was yesterday. Everything is O K now and he is home . . . but [he] was bleeding badly . . . Who said gettin' your tonsils out wasn't dangerous?"
--It's not clear where Braison was bleeding from, but it looks like his mouth and maybe his nose. Because Billy Ray Tweeted a picture of Braison in the hospital, holding a BUCKET OF BLOOD in his lap.
Nick Cannon Says "American Idol" Can't Afford Mariah Carey
STEVEN TYLER and JENNIFER LOPEZ are out at "American Idol" and the big rumor is that they're pushing hard to get MARIAH CAREY as a new judge.
--Her husband, NICK CANNON, doesn't think they can afford it. When a paparazzi cameraman asked him about it, he said, quote, "I don't know if they can afford Mariah Carey . . . they gave J-Lo $20 MILLION, they might have to double that."
--In reality, they were only paying J-Lo $15 MILLION and balked at her request for $17 MILLION . . . but either way, since the word is"Idol" is trying to cut its budget, they're probably NOT going to double that.
Is "American Idol" Going to Start Only Using Judges For One Year?
STEVEN TYLER and JENNIFER LOPEZ both left "American Idol" last week . . . and if you believe they left to get back to focusing on their music careers and NOT that they were fired for budget reasons, this will sound pretty rational.
--"Idol's" executive producer NIGEL LYTHGOE says the show may just have to start using judges for one year only. Quote, "If we do want these big stars, and we do, you cannot take them away from what they do.
--"That's depriving the public of a star . . . and stopping them from earning a lot of money."
Charlie Sheen Is Giving At Least $1 Million to the USO
CHARLIE SHEEN is donating one-percent of the profits from his FX show "Anger Management" to the USO.
--He's guaranteeing the donation will be at least $1 MILLION, but there's no limit on how high it can go.
--Charlie will hand over the first installment of $250,000 in a private ceremony later this week.
--He says, quote, "It's an honor for me to be able to give back to these men and women of the military who have done so much for all of us.
--"They put their lives on the line for us every day, and I'm just happy that my work on 'Anger Management' can bring a little bit of relief to the troops and their families."
Garth Brooks Is Not Dead
There was a rumor going around that GARTH BROOKS had died in a tragic jet ski accident on some exotic island. It's not true. Some humor website made the whole thing up . . . and printed an explanation at the bottom of the page.
--They wrote, quote, "This story is 100% fake. This is an entertainment website, and this is a totally fake article based on zero truth and is a complete work of fiction for entertainment purposes!"
Will the "Captain America" Sequel Introduce a Black Superhero?
There's a sequel to "Captain America" that will come out April 4th, 2014. And it might feature one of the first-ever BLACK SUPERHEROES joining Captain America.
--ANTHONY MACKIE is apparently in negotiations to play Falcon, who was one of the first black superheroes portrayed in U.S. comics. CHRIS EVANS will be back as Captain America.