Do Britney Spears' Handlers Refuse to Let Her Go Online . . . So She Doesn't Have a Meltdown?
Is BRITNEY SPEARS BANNED from the Internet?
RadarOnline claims her dad and her manager won't let her go online . . . because they want to keep her in a, quote, "bubble", where she's protected from the haters.
Specifically, they're trying to keep her from reading the bad reviews that her new album, "Britney Jean", has been getting. Instead, they told her that all the critics LOVE it.
So how bad are the reviews? Well, they aren't THAT bad, but most people are saying it's just OK. However, the album is selling great. It's been Number One on iTunes and it's expected to do well on the charts.
But her handlers are still worried that the criticism could send Britney into another, quote, "bad tailspin." And that would be a disaster since her big Vegas show is set to launch in a few weeks, on December 27th.
Amanda Bynes Out of Rehab?
The Daily Mirror claims Amanda Bynes has completed her treatment and is living with her parents again.
A rep tells the paper, "Amanda and her entire family would like to thank everyone who's contacted them with good thoughts and wishes for Amanda's recovery. Amanda has completed her inpatient rehabilitation and she's feeling better every day.
Amanda is reportedly now looking into college and is thinking of majoring in fashion design.
Are Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis Fighting Over a Prenup?
ASHTON KUTCHER finally got out of his marriage to DEMI MOORE, so you can forgive him if he's being a little careful about his future. Unless you're MILA KUNIS, that is.
The not-always-reliable "National Enquirer" says they're fighting over wedding plans because he wants a prenup . . . and she's not happy about it.
A source says, quote, "She's royally insulted because she stood patiently by his side throughout his fight with Demi. They're both so bullheaded, and neither is budging. This money battle is threatening to wreck their romance."
Has Kristen Stewart Switched Over to Team Jacob?
Sources say KRISTEN STEWART has switched from Team Edward to Team Jacob in real life. In other words, she's now dating the other member of her "Twilight" love triangle, TAYLOR LAUTNER.
Witnesses supposedly saw Taylor sneaking out of Kristen's house early Wednesday morning. Obviously that doesn't necessarily mean anything. But on the Internet, it means EVERYTHING.
Taylor Swift Is Doing Secret Santa With Her Crew
TAYLOR SWIFT and her road crew have been doing Secret Santas during their tour.
Apparently, she's a huge Beach Boys fan because she recently received a Beach Boys DVD and CD and Tweeted: "The RedTour is doing Secret Santa. Just found this in my dressing room and ran down the halls screaming 'SANTA!!!'
New Movies This Weekend
1. "Out of the Furnace" (R)
Christian Bale takes the law into his own hands after the police fail to solve the mysterious disappearance of his brother, who's played by Casey Affleck.
Affleck is one of the fighters in Woody Harrelson's underground fight club . . . who messes up by refusing to take a dive during a fight. Willem Dafoe is his bookie, Zoe Saldana plays Bale's girlfriend, and Forest Whitaker is the town sheriff.
2. "Khumba" (Not Rated)
This 3D, animated movie stars Jake T. Austin from Disney's "Wizards of Waverly Place" as a zebra born with stripes on his face, but none on his butt.
When his superstitious tribe thinks he's to blame for a mysterious drought, he goes on a quest to find a "magic water hole" where the first zebras got their stripes.
But first he'll have to get past Liam Neeson, a half-blind leopard who believes that eating the half-striped zebra will make him whole again.
AnnaSophia Robb, Laurence Fishburne and Anika Noni Rose are also in it as other zebras . . . and Steve Buscemi does the voice of a wild dog.
One Direction Is the First Band to Debut at #1 With Their First Three Albums
ONE DIRECTION'S latest album, "Midnight Memories", has debuted at #1 on the "Billboard" chart with 546,000 copies. That makes them the first group ever to debut at #1 with their first three albums.
(Their first album, "Up All Night", hit #1 in March of last year . . . and they followed it up with "Take Me Home" in November.)
THE MONKEES' also had their first three albums hit #1, but they didn't all DEBUT there . . . their self-titled debut album only hit #1 after six weeks on the chart.
The only other new release in the Top 10 this week was a Walmart-exclusive boxed set from GARTH BROOKS that was released on Thanksgiving. It sold 164,000 copies at #3, thanks to a ton of Black Friday shopping. Here's this week's Top 5. . .
1. (NEW) "Midnight Memories", One Direction (546,000 copies)
2. "The Marshall Mathers LP 2", Eminem (199,000 copies)
3. (NEW) Garth Brooks' Walmart-exclusive boxed set, "Blame It All on My Roots" (164,000 copies)
4. "Duck the Halls: A Robertson Family Christmas", the cast of A&E's "Duck Dynasty" (137,000 copies)
5. "Prism", Katy Perry (136,000 copies)
A Mayor in Australia Calls Justin Bieber a "Pop Princess" and Wants Him to Come Back and Clean Up His Graffiti
The mayor of Gold Coast, Australia, Tom Tate, has released a video, asking JUSTIN BIEBER to come back and clean up the graffiti he did while in his city. The BEST part is that he calls Justin a, quote, "pop princess."
Tate says he's willing to let Justin off the hook is if he comes back to Gold Coast to perform at some holiday event he's hosting THIS Saturday.
That's POSSIBLE, because Justin will be on tour in Australia through Sunday. But unless this is just one big set-up, it seems doubtful that Justin would actually accept his offer.
Are Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth Secretly Seeing Each Other?
LIAM HEMSWORTH had the perfect opportunity to flee, so if this is true, I have no sympathy for him, no matter what happens next . . .
"Us Weekly" claims Liam wants MILEY CYRUS back, and they've been secretly meeting up and talking. But Miley is having doubts . . . quote, "She's confused about how she feels."
Is Liv Tyler Hooking Up With Orlando Bloom?
Now that ORLANDO BLOOM is single again, there's talk about his rebound relationship. We had already heard that something could be brewing between his ex MIRANDA KERR and LEONARDO DICAPRIO. And now there's talk that ORLANDO BLOOM is having his way with LIV TYLER.
They've been friends for years, and starred in the "Lord of the Rings" movies together. And sources say they "got cozy" backstage at a Broadway show recently . . . quote, "They were playfully tickling, gazing into each other's eyes and holding hands."
Orlando and Miranda recently split up after six years together, and three years of marriage.
Lionel Richie Is Ready to Record More Country Collaboration Albums . . . Thanks to Luke Bryan
You'll have LUKE BRYAN to thank if LIONEL RICHIE records one or two . . . or even three more country collaboration albums.
Lionel had been thinking about doing a follow-up . . . but the deal was sealed after he and Luke performed together at the "CMT Artists of the Year" special on Tuesday.
He told "Country Weekly", quote, "Luke put the final nail in the idea. I walked onstage with him and I realized the magic of performing. Country has it down pat. These guys to me are just great new country.
"I love the idea of recording one thing, maybe two or three, with Luke and a couple of the other crazy guys."
A Ron Burgundy Scotch Is Coming Out Plus Ron Interviews Peyton Manning
Ron Burgundy does love his scotch. Which makes this one of the more obvious marketing ideas: A Ron Burgundy brand of Scotch. It's being released by a company called Riviera Imports sometime this month.
Tomorrow night on ESPN, WILL FERRELL continues his ferocious promotion of the Anchorman sequel. He'll interview Peyton Manning, including asking him why he's never had a mustache.
"Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" comes out on the 18th.
By the way, Will would have been surrounded by an entirely different news team in the first "Anchorman", if not for a few casting changes. The team almost consisted of John C. Reilly, Chris Parnell and Ben Stiller, instead of David Koechner, Steve Carell and Paul Rudd.
Jennifer Lawrence, Sarah Silverman and a Woman from the "Blurred Lines" Video Made "GQ's" Year in Babes List
"GQ" has released something called the Year In Babes list . . . and it includes Jennifer Lawrence, Sarah Silverman and a woman from Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" video.
That woman would be EMILY RATAJKOWSKI, and she appears to be THE babe of the year, according to "GQ".
Jennifer Lawrence Confuses "Arachnophobia" with "Alcoholism"
JENNIFER LAWRENCE seems to have that "adorable, scatterbrained" thing down to a "T". Like in a recent interview with "OK!" magazine in which she got tripped up over the word for the fear of spiders.
She was talking about encountering spiders on the set of "Catching Fire". She said, quote, "Everybody told me there were no spiders, so when I saw three, I started crying. Jungles are not easy when you're afraid of everything.
"I think I am a legitimate alcoholic. No, what's it called? An arachnophobic."
Bret Michaels Will Play a "Post-Apocalyptic Version of Himself" on "Revolution"
BRET MICHAELS will have a cameo on an upcoming episode of "Revolution" . . . where he's playing a, quote, "post-apocalyptic version of himself." (???)
The show is set in the future, 15 years after the world falls into anarchy after suddenly losing all electricity.
Bret will even perform an acoustic version of "Every Rose Has Its Thorn". Of course, it HAS to be acoustic because, you know, there's no power.
Bret's episode will air sometime next year.
"Glee" Is Inviting Its Original Cast Back for the Show's 100th Episode
"Glee" creator Ryan Murphy has announced that all the original cast members have been invited back for the show's 100th episode, which will air on March 18th.
It's too early to say who will and who won't accept those invitations.
For what it's worth, DIANNA AGRON Tweeted that she received, quote, "good news" on Monday . . . so perhaps this was what she was talking about.
Tootie from "The Facts of Life" Had a Baby Yesterday
KIM FIELDS . . . a.k.a. Tootie from "The Facts of Life" . . . had a baby boy yesterday. This is the second child for Kim and her husband. They named him Quincy Xavier. They also have a 6-year-old son.
They'd actually been trying to get pregnant again for a few years. Kim suffered two miscarriages in between kids. She's 44 years old.
Barbara Walters Revealed Her "Most Fascinating People of the Year" List . . . Except For Number One
BARBARA WALTERS has revealed nine of the 10 names on her annual "Most Fascinating People of the Year" list.
As usual, the list has 10 entries. She's released nine of them ahead of time . . . while the Number One most fascinating person won't be unveiled until the special airs on December 18th. Here are the ones we know now:
Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden
The stars of "Duck Dynasty"
"Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts
Prince George, the newborn son of Prince William and Kate Middleton
Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad
The show will also pay tribute to the previous 20 years of Barbara's "Most Fascinating People of the Year" specials, which started in 1993.
Bruce Jenner is the Only Man in This Year's Kardashian Christmas Photo
The Kardashians released their annual Christmas photo, and this year none of the men took part except BRUCE JENNER . . . and he was trapped in a glass case.
Absent from the photo are Kanye West, Lamar Odom, Rob Kardashian and Kourtney's boyfriend Scott Disick.
The photographer didn't want any guys in the pics but Bruce insisted it was HIS family Christmas card and he wouldn't be cut.
Kim's baby North isn't in the picture, but Kourtney's kids Mason and Penelope are. Supposedly, the photographer also didn't want kids but Kourtney insisted.
Will Renee Zellwegger Join "Dancing With the Stars"?
There's talk that the producers of "Dancing with the Stars" are hoping to do a season packed with former Oscar winners.
Supposedly, RENEE ZELLWEGER is on their wish list. She won an Oscar for "Cold Mountain" in 2003, and did a little dancing in the 2002 movie "Chicago". For now, no other names have been mentioned.
Naturally, they probably wouldn't be able to land the bigger names, like Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington and Dustin Hoffman.
George Clooney Hasn't Found the Love of His Life
Sorry, STACY KEIBLER, you weren't "the one". In an interview with "W" magazine, GEORGE CLOONEY says he has NOT met the love of his life yet.
But he does know what he's looking for. He says, quote, "When I was a kid, I was in love with AUDREY HEPBURN . . . I thought she was as elegant as anything I'd ever seen, and I fell madly in love with her.
"I also always loved GRACE KELLY."
Katy Perry Says Perfection is Boring
A lot of men think KATY PERRY is the perfect woman but Katy disagrees with that. She reveals some of her flaws and annoying habits to Joy magazine.
"The first thing you should know about me is that I can't even boil an egg. Secondly, I'm always late. I can't help it; I get it from my mother."
"Also I find it hard to turn down sweets if there are some in the studio. I also don't always look immaculately styled. There are phases when I walk around with a swollen face due to acne. It's fine for people to see me like that. Then they know you don't have to be perfect to be successful. Perfection is boring."
Actor PAUL WALKER was killed in a HORRIFIC car crash on Saturday afternoon. He was just 40 years old.
Paul was most famous for starring in the "Fast and the Furious" movies. He played Brian O'Conner in all the movies except the THIRD one, "Tokyo Drift". Here's what you need to know:
Paul was in Valencia, California . . . just north of Los Angeles . . . to attend an event his charity organization was putting on for typhoon victims in the Philippines.
The event was co-sponsored by a high-performance car shop called Always Evolving, which is owned by a former race car driver named Roger Rodas. Roger was a close friend of Paul's, and Paul was an investor in his shop.
At around 3:00 P.M., Paul and Roger decided to go for a joy ride in Roger's 2005 Porsche Carrera GT . . . in an industrial park near the shop.
But Roger lost control, they crashed into a light pole, and the car immediately EXPLODED. Roger and Paul were both killed instantly.
The Los Angeles County sheriff's department says speed was a factor. A 45 mile per hour speed limit sign was attached to the light post they hit.
Paul. was in the middle of shooting the seventh installment in the "Fast and the Furious" franchise at the time of his death. There's no official word on the movie's status . . . but the "Hollywood Reporter" says the plan for now is to delay production, but NOT to scrap it altogether.
Paul Walker's Death: The Celebrity Tributes
As you'd expect, many of PAUL WALKER'S former co-stars have commented on his tragic death this weekend. Here are some highlights:
Paul's co-stars from the "Fast and the Furious" franchise:
Vin Diesel: "Paul was a good man. RIP my friend . . . sorry to the Walker family. Brother, I will miss you very much. I'm absolutely speechless. Heaven has gained a new Angel. RIP."
Jordana Brewster: "Paul was pure light. I cannot believe he is gone."
Ludacris, who RHYMED his tribute: "Your humble spirit was felt from the start, wherever you blessed your presence you always left a mark, we were like brothers and our birthdays are only one day apart, now you will forever hold a place in all of our hearts."
Dwayne Johnson: "All my strength, love and faith to the Walker family during this heartbreaking time. We find our strength in his light. Love you brother."
Tyrese Gibson: "My heart is hurting so bad no one can make me believe this is real. God, I pray that you send clarity over this, 'cause I just don't understand. My heart hurts, it's broken. No one can convince me that this is real.
"Prayer warriors, please pray real hard for his only child, his daughter and family . . . My God . . . My God . . . I can't believe I'm writing this."
(Tyrese showed up at a vigil at the crash site, and broke down in tears. He also took a piece of the wreckage home, and posted a photo of it online. TMZ has the photo and video of him at the crash site.)
His co-stars from "She's All That":
Rachael Leigh Cook: "Paul was a truly good person in a town of questionable characters . . . a real life tragedy if there ever was one."
Sarah Michelle Gellar: "May Paul be in peace. To his family, you are in our thoughts and prayers."
Gabrielle Union: "There are no words. Someone please say this is just another absurd Internet hoax." (Initially a website claimed this was a hoax. But sadly, THAT was the hoax.)
His co-star from "Varsity Blues":
James Van Der Beek: "Thoughts and prayers tonight are with Paul Walker's friends and family, especially his little girl. So sad. Very heavy heart tonight. I just remember him as being so effortlessly golden. He had that way about him, that 'thing.'"
His co-star from "The Skulls":
Joshua Jackson: "Damn. Hard to imagine someone so full of life taken so soon. My thoughts go out to your family. RIP Pauly Walker."
"Catching Fire" and "Frozen" Both Broke Thanksgiving Box Office Records
A ton of people went to the movies over Thanksgiving weekend, because "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" AND "Frozen" both broke records.
"Catching Fire" brought in another $74.5 million from Friday to Sunday, the highest total for a three-day Thanksgiving weekend EVER.
And if you count Wednesday and Thursday, it made an additional $35.6 million, bringing its five-day Thanksgiving weekend haul to just over $110 million. Yes, that's also a record.
(In the 10 days since it was released, "Catching Fire" has made $297 million in North America. And when you add in the $277 million it's made in foreign markets, it pushes its worldwide haul to $573 MILLION.)
"Frozen" had a big weekend too, earning $66.7 million from Friday through Sunday, and $93 million from Wednesday through Sunday. That's the best DEBUT ever for a movie over Thanksgiving weekend, and puts it just behind "Catching Fire" on the all-time Thanksgiving list.
Here are this week's Top 5 movies:
1. "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire", $74.5 million. Up to $297 million in its 2nd week.
2. (NEW) "Frozen", $66.7 million. Up to $93.4 million since Wednesday, plus a one-week preview at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood.
3. "Thor: The Dark World", $11.1 million. Up to $187 million in its 4th week.
4. "The Best Man Holiday", $8.5 million. Up to $63.4 million in its 3rd week.
5. (NEW) "Homefront", $7 million. Up to $9.8 million since Wednesday.
Joe Jonas Lost His Virginity at 20 . . . And Smoked Pot With Miley Cyrus and Demi Lovato
In a new piece he wrote for Vulture.com, JOE JONAS admits he lost his virginity at the age of 20.
He says, quote, "We decided to take the [purity] rings off a few years ago. I lost my virginity when I was 20. I did other stuff before then, but I was sexually active at 20. I'm glad I waited for the right person." Joe is 24 now, so that was about four years ago.
Joe doesn't say who that "right person" was, but he also talks about dating ASHLEY GREENE when he was 20, and he calls it, quote, "my first serious relationship." She played Alice Cullen in the "Twilight" movies.
Joe also reveals that the first time he smoked pot was with DEMI LOVATO and MILEY CYRUS, when he was 17 or 18. He says, quote, "They kept saying, 'Try it! Try it!' so I gave it a shot, and it was all right.
"I don't even smoke weed that often anymore . . . Now I appreciate wine or a vodka-soda at the end of the day every once in a while."
If Joe was really 17 or 18, then this happened 6 or 7 years ago. Miley and Demi are both 21, which means they would have been 14 or 15.
The Best Songs of the Year . . . According to E! News
E! News has slapped together a list of The Best Songs of 2013. It's unclear how they settled on these songs, but it doesn't seem like they put much thought into it, since it's basically just a rundown of the year's biggest hits.
Here's the list, which doesn't appear to be in any sort of order:
"Blurred Lines", Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell
"Roar", Katy Perry
"Wrecking Ball", Miley Cyrus
"Hold On (We're Going Home)", Drake
"Suit & Tie", Justin Timberlake featuring Jay Z
"Holy Grail", Jay Z featuring Justin Timberlake
"Demons", Imagine Dragons
"Applause", Lady Gaga
"Monster", Eminem featuring Lady Gaga
"Counting Stars", OneRepublic
"Get Lucky", Daft Punk featuring Pharrell
"Stay", Rihanna featuring Mikky Ekko
Michael J. Fox Says Matthew Broderick Almost Destroyed His Career
It's hard to imagine a time when MICHAEL J. FOX was struggling to make it in Hollywood. But he actually almost packed it in and went back to his native Canada . . . and it was all because of MATTHEW BRODERICK.
He says, quote, "In 1982, I was desperate to have a job in LA. I owed money, and my phone was cut off. I was selling sections of my sectional sofa. I was ready to go back to Canada and pick up nails on my brother's construction site."
That was when "Family Ties" came up. Unfortunately, the producers WANTED Broderick, so Michael wasn't holding out much hope.
He says, quote, "He'd usually go in first for auditions, and you'd hear hands shaking. I was always losing jobs to Matthew Broderick."
He would have lost this one to Broderick too, but he didn't want to commit to a TV series . . . so Fox finally got his breakthrough role.
Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake Are Teaming Up Again, This Time on "Saturday Night Live"
JIMMY FALLON and JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE have teamed up on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" 12 times over the past four years . . . and they've done some hilarious bits, including their awesome "History of Rap" series.
And they're joining forces again next month . . . on "Saturday Night Live". Jimmy is hosting the December 21st episode, and Justin is the musical guest.
Meanwhile, NBC has announced that PAUL RUDD will host the December 7th episode, with ONE DIRECTION as the musical guest. And JOHN GOODMAN is hosting on December 14th, when KINGS OF LEON will perform.
Kendall Jenner Went on a Date with Harry Styles from One Direction
Newly-legal KENDALL JENNER went on a date with HARRY STYLES from ONE DIRECTION on Wednesday night. They had dinner at a place called Craig's in West Hollywood, then left together.
I don't know if this means anything, but after the date, Kendall started following Harry on Instagram.
Kelly Clarkson Says Her Pregnancy Weight Won't Come Off Easily
KELLY CLARKSON is actually EXCITED to gain weight during her pregnancy. She says, quote, "Everybody calls me fat all the time, so I can't wait to have a reason, instead of everybody just being a jerk!"
She's also being realistic about losing the baby weight. She says, quote, "I've never been Gisele Bundchen, so ain't nobody expectin' that! I like to set a [low] standard so people don't expect a lot."
Hugh Jackman Had Skin Cancer on His Nose
HUGH JACKMAN was treated for SKIN CANCER on his nose. He Tweeted, quote, "[My wife] said to get the mark on my nose checked. Boy, was she right!
"I had a basil cell carcinoma. Please don't be foolish like me. Get yourself checked. And USE sunscreen!!!" Hugh didn't say how it was treated, but he posted a picture of his bandaged nose.
Chris Brown Wants to Treat His Anger Management with Weed
How convenient is this? CHRIS BROWN knows of a drug that would be PERFECT for his anger management problems. And it's called . . . MARIJUANA.
Apparently, Chris had been taking medical marijuana for years, but a judge made him stop earlier this year and start taking more traditional antidepressants.
But a source says, quote, "Those make Chris feel very numb and he felt that everything around him was fuzzy. He felt dull and thirsty all the time."
New Movies This Weekend:
1. "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" (PG-13) Teaser and the Official Trailer
Jennifer Lawrence is back as Katniss Everdeen in the second part of the "Hunger Games" trilogy . . . which also stars Liam Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson as Gale and Peeta, the two guys in her love triangle.
In this one, Katniss is such a symbol of hope that the districts start rebelling. And to avoid a full-scale revolution, the people running the games decide she has to die.
Woody Harrelson returns as her drunk coach Haymitch, Lenny Kravitz is Katniss' stylish friend Cinna, and Donald Sutherland is the evil President Snow.
2. "Delivery Man" (PG-13)
Vince Vaughn plays a former sperm donor who finds out he's fathered 533 kids, after a bunch of them sue to find out his identity. So he decides to try to get to know some of them better, without revealing who he really is.
Cobie Smulders from "How I Met Your Mother" plays his pregnant girlfriend, who doesn't even think he can be a good dad to HER baby. And Chris Pratt from "Parks and Recreation" is his best friend.
Chris Brown Threw a Rock Through His Mother's Car Window and Got Kicked Out of Rehab
CHRIS BROWN didn't leave rehab willingly earlier this month. He was KICKED OUT, after throwing a rock through the window of HIS MOTHER'S CAR. (???)
His mom was there for a family counseling session, and Chris got mad because she was trying to convince him to stay for extended anger management treatment. So he freaked out and busted her car window.
So Chris was hauled back into court yesterday, and the judge ordered him to enter a live-in anger management facility for 90 DAYS. He'll have to be drug-tested while he's there.
Is Kanye West Banning Kim Kardashian from Getting Any More Plastic Surgery After She Dropped 80-Grand on Her Post-Baby Body?
Sources say that KIM KARDASHIAN CHEATED to get her body back in shape after giving birth to her daughter North.
They claim she dropped 80-GRAND on various procedures, including, quote, "fillers, stretch mark treatments and a fat reducing ultrasound procedure on her stomach that costs up to $5,000 a session."
As you may recall, KANYE WEST'S mother died in 2007, after getting liposuction and breast-reduction surgery. So you can imagine how he feels about all this.
A source says he has banned Kim from getting anything else done.
But Kim is denying her physique is the product of anything but hard work. She says, quote, "I am very frustrated today seeing reports that I got surgery to lose my baby weight.
"This is false. I worked so hard to train myself and eat healthy, I work out so hard and this was such a challenge for me but I did it. I'm so proud of my accomplishment and no one will take this away from me with fake reports."
Jennifer Lawrence Had to Go to the Hospital Because She Was Pooping Her Pants
JENNIFER LAWRENCE did some OVER-SHARING on last night's "Letterman" about a medical problem she had recently.
First she tried to make a joke, but immediately realized how corny it was. She said, quote, "I thought I had an ulcer, but it turns out it was a 'falser'."
Then she added, quote, "I just had this really bad pain for, like, three weeks. And you know you can only [poop] your pants so many times a day before you go to the emergency room, before you're like 'I need to go to the hospital.'"
Then she talked about her ENDOSCOPY, and the silly stuff she did when she woke up from the anesthesia.
Justin Bieber Says He "Doesn't Give an [Eff]" What the Media Says About Him
JUSTIN BIEBER has gone from having a relatively clean record to constantly being in the news for drugs, prostitutes, wild parties, and just being a punk.
Well, in an interview with the "Hollywood Reporter", Justin doesn't necessarily deny anything . . . but he seems to believe the media is out to get him, and is totally misrepresenting him. And he's tired of dealing with it.
He says, quote, "I don't give [an eff]. Not 'I don't give [an eff]' to just be reckless and do whatever, but 'I don't give [an eff] what they say.' . . .
"I know who I am and what I'm doing in my life and what I've accomplished and continue to accomplish as a performer, as a writer, as an artist, as a person, as a human being. I'm happy with the man I'm becoming."
A lot of celebrities have reached out to Justin privately, to make sure he's okay, including Oprah, Adam Levine, Mark Wahlberg, Eminem, Drake and Tom Hanks.
But Justin's, quote, "most present mentor" is: WILL SMITH. When Justin was going through a tough time back in May, Will drove to his house in the middle of the night . . . woke him up . . . and talked to him for three hours. Now they talk every week.
Oh, and one last thing: Justin has RETIRED the word "swag." He explains, quote, "I don't really like to say the word ['swag'] anymore. It's kind of played out." (You can read the whole thing at HollywoodReporter.com.)
Michael J. Fox's Former "Back to the Future" Co-Star Christopher Lloyd Is Guest-Starring on His New Show
CHRISTOPHER LLOYD will guest-star on "The Michael J. Fox Show". He's playing the principal at the school where Michael's wife works. The episode will air sometime next spring.
Of course, Christopher also co-starred with Michael in the "Back to the Future" movies. He played Dr. Emmett Brown, alongside Michael's Marty McFly.
Lady Gaga Has Her Second #1 Album
LADY GAGA debuts on top of the "Billboard" chart this week with her second #1 album. "ArtPop" sold 258,000 copies . . . but that's only a fourth of her first album's debut. "Born This Way" sold 1.1 million copies in its first week back in 2011.
The latest "Now That's What I Call Music" compilation debuted in 3rd place with 114,000 copies . . . a new BEATLES live album hit #7 with 37,000 copies . . . and R&B singer JHENÉ AIKO moved 34,000 copies of her debut EP "Sail Out" at #8.
Here's this week's full Top 10 . . .
1. (NEW) "ArtPop", Lady Gaga (258,000 copies)
2. "The Marshall Mathers LP 2", Eminem (210,000 copies)
3. (NEW) "Now That's What I Call Music 48" (114,000 copies)
4. "Duck the Halls: A Robertson Family Christmas", the cast of A&E's "Duck Dynasty" (66,000 copies)
5. "Prism", Katy Perry (46,000 copies)
6. "Wrapped in Red", Kelly Clarkson (42,000 copies)
7. (NEW) The Beatles' compilation album, "On Air: Live at the BBC Volume 2" (37,000 copies)
Adam Levine is "People" Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive
This is no big surprise, since the info leaked last week, but "People" magazine has officially announced that ADAM LEVINE is this year's Sexiest Man Alive. CARSON DALY made the announcement last night on "The Voice".
Adam tells "People", quote, "As a musician, you have fantasies that you want to win Grammys, but I didn't really think that this was on the table. I was just amazed and stunned and it almost seemed like they were kidding, but they weren't, so that's cool."
The other guys honored in this year's issue include . . .
Kelly Clarkson is Pregnant
KELLY CLARKSON and her husband Brandon Blackstock are expecting their first child together. She announced it on Twitter, saying, quote, "I'm pregnant!!! Brandon and I are so excited! Best early Christmas present ever."
They've only been married for a month. The ceremony was on October 20th. He has two kids from a previous marriage, but this is Kelly's first. Their child will also get to call REBA MCENTIRE grandma because Reba is married to Brandon's dad.
Prince William Wants a PlayStation4 . . . But He Doesn't Think His Wife Would Let Him Get One
Maybe those British royals aren't so different from us after all. PRINCE WILLIAM got a look at the new PlayStation4 during a charity event, and he was impressed. But that doesn't mean he gets to take one home.
He said, quote, "I'd like to get one, but I'm not sure how my wife would feel about it."
The World's Highest-Paid Musicians
The unstoppable list-makers at "Forbes" have released their annual rundown of The World's Highest-Paid Musicians. The estimates are based on total earnings from June of LAST year up through this past June.
So no recent tours would be included. It's annoying that the data isn't current . . . but that's what Forbes does. They have one measurement period, and they slowly release these lists over the rest of the year.
MADONNA topped the list with $125 million. A lot of that money came from her 2012 MDNA Tour. Like Madonna, most of the artists on the list made a bulk of their money from TOURING and SIDE BUSINESSES . . . not from actual music sales.
Here's the Top 10 list:
1. Madonna, $125 million
2. Lady Gaga, $80 million
3. Bon Jovi, $79 million
4. Toby Keith, $65 million
5. Coldplay, $64 million
6. Justin Bieber, $58 million
7. Taylor Swift, $55 million
8. Elton John, $54 million
9. A tie between Beyoncé and Kenny Chesney, with $53 million apiece.
Kanye Likes Kim Because She's Not After Him For His Money
On "Ellen" yesterday, KANYE WEST explained what attracted him to KIM KARDASHIAN. The fact that she has her own money was part of it.
He said, quote, "[When] I was at my lowest moments I could get on the phone with her. She would make me feel like I was here for a reason and I had something to say, and just support me through that.
"It's incredible to have a woman . . . that is not using you for money . . . because once you become like a multi-millionaire there's a certain type of women out there that they go for that, and they'll put on the whole act and everything."
Just last week, DRAKE and RIHANNA were dropping serious dollar bills at a Houston strip joint. But Drake may have his sights set on another woman: LENNY KRAVITZ'S daughter ZOE.
Sources say they went out to dinner in Venice Beach Sunday night. And a picture of Zoe on Drake's tour bus this weekend found its way to the Internet.
Demi Lovato Thinks the "Shock Value" Route Miley Cyrus Is Taking Is Overshadowing Her Talent
DEMI LOVATO is on KATIE COURIC'S show today, and Katie asked her about MILEY CYRUS' recent tactics to get attention. In a preview clip, Demi says, quote, "I think she knows what she's doing . . .
"A lot of artists take that route of shock value and that's totally fine and that's great, but I think that she has such an incredible voice that's overshadowed by some of the things that she's doing."
"It's her journey, she's having fun, she's being who she is and I'll always love her. She's been one of my friends since I was 14 . . . so power to her!
"I think that the world kind of needs to get over the fact that she was 'Hannah Montana' when she was like 16 or whatever . . . same thing with me, but I guess my transition was a little different because I went straight to rehab . . .
"I didn't twerk, I just went to rehab."
Kanye West Thinks He's a Genius . . . Even Though He Can't Always Spell the Word
Can you be a genius without even being able to spell the word "genius"? KANYE WEST thinks so. In a radio interview yesterday, he said, quote, "People get mad at me saying that I am a creative genius, but it's just obvious. It's, like, factual.
"I would write creative genius when I go through the airport. I would put that on customs [forms], where you put what your title is, except for two reasons: it takes too long to write and sometimes I spell the word genius wrong."
One last note: Kanye will be on "Ellen" today . . . and he'll reportedly debut his new video "Bound 2", which stars KIM KARDASHIAN.
Will Ben Affleck's Batman Pilot Drones in the New Superman Movie?
We don't know if this is legit, but a producer who's supposedly involved in the upcoming "Man of Steel" sequel Tweeted some info about BEN AFFLECK'S Batman.
He said Batman will be, quote, "semi-retired / not speaking to Robin anymore . . . Controlling drones from the Batcave."
According to what we've heard, Robin will have already assumed his adult identity, Nightwing. And there was a rumor that ADAM DRIVER from the HBO show "Girls" might play him. But Adam says that's not true.
Faith Hill And Tim McGraw Are "Perplexed" By The Constant Divorce Rumors
TIM MCGRAW and FAITH HILL have been married for 17 years, and have been dealing with divorce rumors . . . for 17 years. They've learned to live with it, but they also tend to speak up when the noise gets too loud.
Apparently, this is one of those times. Faith tells "People", quote, "The rumors seem to be running like crazy right now for some reason. It's perplexing." She also made it clear that they are "absolutely not" breaking up.
And Tim said, "Since the first week we were married those things were out. We don't even think about it. The only time we think about it is when we worry about the kids. But they've been around it, too, so they laugh it off."
(The "National Enquirer" has been beating this drum constantly. You may recall back in August when they tried to drag TAYLOR SWIFT into the rumor mill of nonsense.)
Nobody was arrested, and police said everyone at the party was cooperative. They did report smelling marijuana, but for some reason they did nothing about it. Not surprisingly, SNOOP DOGG was reportedly at the party.
Alec Baldwin Had Three Run-Ins With the Paparazzi Friday . . . And His MSNBC Show Has Been Suspended
ALEC BALDWIN had THREE angry run-ins with the paparazzi on Friday.
In one incident he was being MOBBED by the paparazzi outside his apartment as he and his wife Hilaria were trying to get into their car. Hilaria told Alec that a female reporter had almost hit her, so he got right in her face.
He also told a cop he wanted to PRESS CHARGES. As he was trying to pull away from the curb, though, he hit a car parked in front of him.
In another incident, he actually shoved a guy . . . but not too hard . . . then knocked his camera out of his hand.
He also got into it with a reporter who was trying to question him as he was walking into his apartment. He told the guy, quote, "You're as dumb as you look."
Meanwhile, MSNBC has suspended Alec's show while all this insanity gets sorted out including the incident where Alec allegedly used a gay slur. Alec is saying that was a misunderstanding. There's no word if or when it'll be back on the air.
Zac Efron is Drinking Soup Through a Straw
ZAC EFRON is recovering from the broken jaw he suffered during a fall in his house. ADAM SHANKMAN, who directed Zac in "Hairspray", says, quote, "I have been making him soup. He has been drinking it through his straw.
"He has to eat through a straw on a syringe. It's horrible."
He added, quote, "He's in great spirits. He's just like, 'Oww. It hurts.'"
Lady Gaga Pretended to Have Sex with R. Kelly While Performing on "Saturday Night Live"
LADY GAGA was on "Saturday Night Live" this weekend, and there's a good chance she was trying to one-up MILEY CYRUS' risqué performance with ROBIN THICKE at the "VMAs".
Gaga was performing "Do What U Want" . . . the song she did with R. KELLY . . . when he made a surprise appearance onstage. And that's when things started to get naughty.
Or NAUGHTIER . . . since Lady Gaga was already grabbing her crotch in a racy dress that showed off a LOT of side-boob.
First, R. Kelly picked Lady Gaga up . . . and ran his hands all over her body, including her backside. He also patted her butt. Then, Lady Gaga knelt in front of him, and seemed to be simulating ORAL RELATIONS.
She also laid on the floor underneath R. Kelly, who did push-ups over her . . . so it made it look as if he was having sex with her. Then, he picked her up again . . . and she wrapped her legs around his waist and started gyrating against him.
Thor is #1 at the Box Office for a Second Week in a Row
"Thor: The Dark World" took the #1 spot at the box office again this weekend. It earned another $38.5 million to bring its second-week total up to $147 million.
"The Best Man Holiday" made a solid showing in second place, with just over $30 million. That's far higher than the $20 million or so analysts expected it to make, and almost double its $17 million budget.
Here are this week's Top 5 movies:
1. "Thor: The Dark World", $38.5 million. Up to $147 million in its 2nd week.
2. (NEW) "The Best Man Holiday", $30.6 million.
3. "Last Vegas", $8.9 million. Up to $47 million in its 3rd week.
4. "Free Birds", $8.3 million. Up to $42.2 million in its 3rd week.
5. "Bad Grandpa", $7.7 million. Up to $90.2 million in its 4th week.