The Oscar Nominees Have Been Announced
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its nominations for 2013 Academy Awards this morning.
--The Oscar telecast, to be hosted by Seth MacFarlane, will air on Feb. 24 on ABC at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT.
--Here are the nominees for Best Picture. You can see the entire list of nominees at www.oscars.go.
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Life of Pi
Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty
"The Hunger Games" Was the Big Winner at the "People's Choice Awards"
"The Hunger Games" dominated the "People's Choice Awards" last night. It won FIVE trophies, including Favorite Movie of the Year.
--KATY PERRY was next, winning four awards . . . if you count her win for "Favorite Music Fan Following," whatever that is. And SANDRA BULLOCK was given the first ever "Favorite Humanitarian" award for her work in New Orleans.
Favorite Male Artist: Jason Mraz
Favorite Female Artist: Katy Perry
Favorite Song: "What Makes You Beautiful", One Direction
Favorite Band: Maroon 5
Favorite Movie of the Year: "The Hunger Games"
Favorite Movie Actor: Robert Downey, Jr.
Favorite Movie Actress: Jennifer Lawrence
Favorite Network TV Comedy: "The Big Bang Theory"
Favorite TV Comedy Actor: Chris Colfer . . . from "Glee"
Favorite TV Comedy Actress: Lea Michele . . . from "Glee"
Favorite Network TV Drama: "Grey's Anatomy"
Favorite TV Drama Actor: Nathan Fillion . . . from "Castle"
Favorite TV Drama Actress: Ellen Pompeo . . . from "Grey's Anatomy"
Favorite TV Crime Drama: "Castle"
Favorite Daytime Talk Show Host: Ellen DeGeneres
Favorite Late Night Talk Show Host: Jimmy Fallon
Have Justin and Selena Broken Up for Good?
"Us Weekly" says JUSTIN BIEBER and SELENA GOMEZ have broken up . . . and it's for good this time. They had flown to Mexico for a New Year's vacation, but Selena bailed on December 30th, and they both ended up spending New Year's in the States . . . separately.
--A source says, quote, "They had another huge fight, and Selena won't forgive him . . . [She's] done with him."
Rosie O'Donnell and Her Wife Have a Baby
ROSIE O'DONNELL and her wife Michelle Rounds have a new baby girl. Rosie Tweeted a picture of the three of them, along with the caption, "we r thrilled to announce the arrival of r daughter Dakota – #withloveandthanks – AMEN."
--There's no word where the child came from. Rosie has four others. Three are adopted, and the fourth was born to Rosie's ex-wife, Kelli Carpenter.
Did Lindsay Lohan Steal One of Elizabeth Taylor's Bracelets?
RadarOnline.com claims that LINDSAY LOHAN stole one of ELIZABETH TAYLOR'S bracelets during the filming of "Liz & Dick".
--Supposedly, Lindsay became friends with one of Liz's actual nurses while she was making the movie. When Liz was alive, she'd given that nurse one of her expensive bracelets, which the woman cherished.
--Well, Lindsay visited the nurse one day . . . saw the bracelet and fell in love with it. And after she left, it was GONE.
--The nurse called Lindsay, who denied taking it . . . either on purpose or by accident. A source says, quote, "It took over a week to get the bracelet back from Lindsay and it was only returned after the nurse threatened to call the cops.
--"One of Lindsay's people eventually returned the bracelet to the nurse, who was extremely upset about what had transpired."
Beyonce Will Sing the National Anthem at President Obama's Second Inauguration
BEYONCÉ has been chosen to sing the National Anthem at PRESIDENT OBAMA'S second inauguration ceremony on Monday, January 21st.
--KELLY CLARKSON will perform "My Country, 'Tis of Thee" . . . and JAMES TAYLOR will sing "America the Beautiful".