Did David Hasselhoff Celebrate His 60th Birthday by Having Sex 60 Times?
Yesterday was DAVID HASSELHOFF'S 60th birthday . . . and when a reporter asked him how he wanted to celebrate, he said that maybe he would, quote, "stay in bed with my girlfriend and make love 60 times."
--By the way, his girlfriend is only 32 years old.
--Hoff also said he's feeling good . . . quote, "I feel like I'm 40. My legs are the only thing, I'm having a hard time running. The best thing about 60 is that I'm 60, I'm no longer 59. My dad's 87 and he's still going."
Charlie Sheen Legitimately Wants to Judge "American Idol"?
If "American Idol" is desperate to fill its judging panel with basket cases who will get people to tune in hoping to see a train wreck, this might be the break they need.
--On Monday, "Idol's" executive producer NIGEL LYTHGOE joked that he wanted CHARLIE SHEEN. Well . . . it turns out Charlie is INTERESTED.
--Quote, "It seems so out of the blue that it almost made perfect sense. I thought this could be a lot of fun. Seriously . . . I'm genuinely interested. It's so different, it could be radical."
--He doesn't have any music experience . . . but ELLEN DEGENERES didn't either and she judged one season of "Idol".
--On Monday, on "The Tonight Show", Charlie told JAY LENO that if he was a judge, quote, "I think I could be helpful [and] give these kids some guidance without leading them to a suicide."
--Jay responded, quote, "Yeah, if I had a child that needed guidance, I would send him to Charlie Sheen."
Tom Cruise Is Spending Time with Suri in New York City
TOM CRUISE was in New York City yesterday to spend time with his 6-year-old daughter Suri for the first time since KATIE HOLMES filed for divorce.
--Sources say he picked her up at Katie's apartment . . . but didn't see Katie at all.
Viacom Has Put "Daily Show" and "Colbert Report" Episodes Back On the Internet
It's been just over a week since DirecTV and Viacom couldn't reach a deal . . . which led to all of the Viacom channels including MTV, VH1, Comedy Central, Nick, and BET disappearing from DirecTV.
--Viacom ALSO pulled streaming episodes of their shows off the Internet, including "The Daily Show" and "The Colbert Report". Yesterday morning, they ended THAT ban, and put the episodes back online. The fight with DirecTV is still going.
--On Monday, "The Daily Show" was back after a two-week hiatus, and JON STEWART criticized Viacom and DirecTV.
--Quote, "Viacom, DirecTV, what are you doing here? You've got ad campaigns blaming people for taking the shows away. Telling people to rise up and demand it like it's some kind of basic cable Arab Spring.
--"I've got news for you. It's not. None of this matters. None of this is indispensable."
--Viacom said their decision to put the shows back online WASN'T because Stewart blasted them . . . they did it as a promotional tool because the "Daily Show" and "Colbert Report" were coming back with new episodes.
Michael Clarke Duncan is Still on a Respirator
Gargantuan "Green Mile" actor MICHAEL CLARKE DUNCAN is still on a respirator, since suffering a heart attack early Friday morning. But apparently, that's not as bad as it sounds.
--Sources say Michael is doing well and has, quote, "a very strong heartbeat."
Is a "Finding Nemo" Sequel Finally Happening?
"Finding Nemo" was one of Disney and Pixar's most successful films so it's only RIGHT that there's finally going to be another one.
--According to reports, "Finding Nemo 2" is finally in the works. Disney has asked Andrew Stanton to direct . . . even though his most recent movie, "John Carter", did disastrously. But you shouldn't hold that against him . . .
--Stanton is the guy who wrote the first "Finding Nemo", along with a lot of Pixar's other successes to include "Wall E", "A Bug's Life", and all three "Toy Story" movies.
--They're looking at a release in 2016. That would mean a 10-year-old who saw "Finding Nemo" when it was released in 2003 will be 23 years old when the sequel comes out.