Taylor Swift's Autograph Is on a New Coke Can . . . And She's Doing a Movie with Meryl Streep
There's a limited edition Diet Coke can coming out that has TAYLOR SWIFT'S autograph all over it. Plus, there's a message written from her that reads, quote, "If you're lucky enough to be different, don't ever change."
It's called "Sleek Can" because it's longer and slimmer than the usual soda can. It looks similar to the Red Bull canister.
In other Taylor news: The "New York Post" says she's been cast in the movie "The Giver". It stars Meryl Streep, Alexander Skarsgård, Jeff Bridges and Aussie actor Brenton Thwaites. Yes, the guy she may have hooked up with earlier this month.
It's about a boy who learns about the real world in a Utopian community without war, pain, suffering . . . or choices. There's no word when it will be out.
Kanye West Calls a Photographer a "Mosquito Bully"
KANYE WEST went off on another paparazzi scumbag on Friday. But this time, it was kind of justified . . . because they were pestering him outside his house at four in the morning.
Kanye and KIM KARDASHIAN were leaving for the airport, and photographers were outside his garage waiting. One guy kept trying to talk to Kanye, and Kanye kept telling him to, quote, "Shut the [eff] up!"
He also lunged at one of them, but it doesn't appear he made contact with the guy.
He also called the guy a "bloodsucking mosquito" and a "mosquito bully". (???) He added, quote, "Pick a profession . . . with some kind of respect to it."
The funny thing is, Kanye and Kim were headed to Paris. And when they got there, Kanye was confronted by a photographer, and he was COOL.
He did tell the guy he didn't want to talk, but he added, quote, "I respect you guys out here. It's all good."
A source tells the site, “Lamar is not going to play in the NBA again but he is still a name and with his celebrity, he has put out feelers to possibly play in China as some other NBA stars have done in the past.
He is basically using [China] as a tool to show that people still want his basketball services. Lamar is delusional and really thinks he will play in the NBA again, and if there are offers on the table, then he believes he will get more, especially in the NBA.”
Female First also claims Lamar is mad at his dad and is no longer going to pay his $2,900 monthly rent.
Katy Perry Says Barbara Walters Once "Shaded" Her for Being Late to an Interview, and That It Was the "Coolest Thing"
KATY PERRY sat down for an interview with BARBARA WALTERS in 2011 . . . two weeks before RUSSELL BRAND filed for divorce. It was for Barbara's annual "10 Most Fascinating People" special.
Well, the interview got off on the wrong foot because Katy was LATE . . . and Barbara was, well, NOT fascinated.
Katy tells "Billboard", quote, "I shouldn't have done the interview, I was playing Madison Square Garden that same night, and I knew that the end of my marriage was coming.
"I'd [told] everyone that I was running late, but Barbara showed up at the original time anyway.
"When I got there, I apologized immediately, but then she said to me, 'You know, I've only ever waited for one other person this long, and you know who that person was? JUDY GARLAND. You know how she turned out, right?'"
You'd think that Katy would've been embarrassed, but she actually thought it was AWESOME. She says, quote, "I was like, 'Oh, snap! Yes, [B-word]!' I think it's the coolest thing that Barbara Walters shaded me."
She adds, quote, "I just couldn't tell her as we were sitting down for a mega-interview, 'Hey, my marriage is falling apart. Give me a break.'"
By the way, Katy sounds like she's ALL IN for her new boyfriend, JOHN MAYER. She says, quote, "He literally is a genius, as is evident from his songwriting . . .
"I always tell him . . . 'Darling, you know I'm going to have to give your mind to science after you've passed, because we're going to have to understand how all these sparks work.'"
Heather Morris from "Glee" Had Her Baby
"Glee" star HEATHER MORRIS gave birth to a baby boy Saturday. This is the first child for Heather and her longtime boyfriend Taylor Hubbell. They named him Elijah.
Heather is only 26, but this could be the beginning of the end of her showbiz career. In 2011 she told "Fitness" magazine, quote, "I want to marry Taylor and have kids with him. I love acting, but if it affects my relationship, then I won't continue."
Jennifer Lawrence Has a Cameo in "Dumb & Dumber To"
JENNIFER LAWRENCE has a cameo in the upcoming "Dumb & Dumber" sequel, "Dumb & Dumber To".
The "Hollywood Reporter" says she'll play a younger version of Fraida Feltcher . . . a woman who's mentioned in the first movie, when JIM CARREY and JEFF DANIELS realize they both had sex with her.
The older version of Fraida will be played by KATHLEEN TURNER.
In related news . . . remember the scene in the original where Jim Carrey sells his dead parakeet to a blind kid? Well, the actor who played that kid is named Brady Bluhm, and he's coming back for the sequel.
"Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" Won the Weekend Box Office
"Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" made $35 million and easily took the #1 spot at the box office this weekend. That's a slightly better haul than the original, which opened with $30 million back in 2009.
As for the other new releases, the romantic comedy"Baggage Claim" made $9.3 million in 4th place, while "Don Jon" was right behind with $9 million. And the IMAX concert movie "Metallica Through the Never" had a decent showing in limited release, bringing in $1.7 million in 13th place.
Here are this week's Top 5 movies:
1. (NEW) "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2", $35 million.
2. "Prisoners", $11.3 million. Up to $39 million in its 2nd week.
3. "Rush", $10.3 million. Up to $10.6 million in its 2nd week.
LINDSAY LOHAN is working on a reality show for OPRAH WINFREY'S OWN channel . . . but it sounds like she was up to her old tricks. Until Oprah brought the hammer down.
At the beginning of the project, Lindsay was being difficult . . . no-showing, being a diva and that kind of thing. So Oprah went to see her at her mom DINA'S house on Long Island, and she got a bunch of excuses.
But Oprah wasn't having it. She told Lindsay to shape up or she could kiss her $2 MILLION paycheck goodbye. That was about a month ago, and things have been running smoothly ever since.
Lamar Odom Was On a Crack Binge With Two Women . . . And He DID Write That Tweet About His Dad
The speculation about what LAMAR ODOM is doing and where he's doing it is getting EXHAUSTING. But here's the latest:
Rumor has it he was holed up for several days in a private house in a gated community 100 miles from Los Angeles . . . partying and smoking crack with TWO WOMEN. Although apparently, he was only being "intimate" with one of them.
He was also really paranoid about getting caught, so he used a phone app that deletes texts he sends to other people as soon as they're read. It also notifies him if someone tries to screenshot a text he sends them.
Meanwhile, TMZ is taking back its story that Lamar didn't send that angry Tweet to his father. Now they're saying he not only sent it, but he called the KARDASHIANS ahead of time to tell them he was sending it.
Kaley Cuoco from "The Big Bang Theory" is Engaged to a Guy She's Been With for Three Months
KALEY CUOCO from "The Big Bang Theory" is engaged to pro tennis player RYAN SWEETING . . . even though they've only been dating for about THREE MONTHS.
A source says, quote, "She knows Ryan is the one. When you know, you know." Ryan supposedly popped the question on Wednesday.
And while Kaley hasn't officially confirmed it, she did Tweet this . . . quote, "Flying high, I could literally touch the sky with you...."
Robert Downey Jr. Has a 6-Foot, Remote Control Flying Iron Man
This has got to be one of the coolest toys ever . . . too bad it's a one-of-a-kind. ROBERT DOWNEY JR.'S staff pitched in and got him a custom-built, 6-foot-tall, remote control flying Iron Man. (!!!) And it's AWESOME. The creator released a short video showing it off.
Luckily for the rest of us, there's a 19-inch version on the market. It's still over a hundred bucks . . . but it looks pretty sweet.
The Romantic Comedies "Don Jon" and "Baggage Claim" Take on a Racing Movie and the Animated "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" Sequel
1. "Don Jon" (R) Trailer
Joseph Gordon Levitt makes his directorial debut with a romantic comedy he also wrote. He plays a guy whose porn addiction clashes with Scarlett Johansson's old-fashioned expectations from watching too many romantic Hollywood movies.
2. "Baggage Claim" (PG-13) Trailer
Paula Patton plays a flight attendant who's so desperate for a date to her little sister's wedding, she agrees to stalk her ex-boyfriends through her job.
3. "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2" (PG)
"SNL's" Bill Hader return for this animated sequel about a guy who invented a machine that turns water into food. We thought he'd destroyed it at the end of the first movie, but it turns out the machine survived and now it's making food-animal hybrids.
Anna Faris is back as his dorky girlfriend, and Neil Patrick Harris is the voice of Steve the monkey.
4. "Rush" (R)
Chris Hemsworth plays a Formula One racecar driver in a vicious rivalry with an Austrian opponent in the 1970s. Olivia Wilde plays his wife, and it's directed by Ron Howard and based on a true story.
Lindsay Lohan's Half-Sister Had $25,000 Worth of Surgery to Look Like Her
Last year, MICHAEL LOHAN admitted that he cheated on DINA back in the '90s and fathered a LOVE CHILD.
Now she's an 18-year-old named ASHLEY HORN . . . and she recently had $25,000 worth of plastic surgery to look like her half-sister LINDSAY.
She says, quote, "My goal was to look like Lindsay in her good days, when she was around 18, 19 years old.
"I've gotten rhinoplasty, a bit of refinement underneath my cheeks and jawline, some fat injected into my chin, and some fat injected into my upper cheeks. I'm hotter than Lindsay! I have no problem saying that."
But she adds, quote, "I don't drink, do drugs or party. I like being a responsible person. I'm not Lindsay. I wasn't raised in that family."
Is Miley Cyrus Getting New Boobs?
The Daily Star claims MILEY CYRUS wants breast implants.
A source tells the paper, “Miley thinks new boobs will make her look more womanly and help her get taken more seriously. She’s desperate for curves.
According to the source, Miley has been reading what people say about her online and the Wrecking Ball video has led to comments that she looks like a young boy.
People close to her and trying to talk her out of the surgery, but supposedly, she won’t hear of it.
Kim Kardashian is "Bored" With Motherhood
If there's one word that rarely gets used to describe life with a newborn baby, it'd be BORING but not everyone leads the exciting life of KIM KARDASHIAN.
RADAR Online claims Kim is bored.
A source tells the site, “Kim loves being a mom and spending all of her time with the baby. But she’s really bored! She misses going out all the time to shop or eat and have people in public fawn all over her.
The source claims KANYE is partly to blame. He wants her to be more selective about what she’s doing to protect NORTH WEST.
Kim reportedly said she "wouldn’t trade the baby for anything, of course, but she is saying she is bored right now.”
Do Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively Rent Motel Rooms By the Hour?
This sounds like an awesome way to keep the passion alive in a marriage: The "Star" tabloid claims that BLAKE LIVELY and RYAN REYNOLDS rent motel rooms by the hour just to GET IT ON.
A source says, quote, "They maintain their intense chemistry by engaging in role play, secret romps in 'rent by the hour' motels and naked yoga at home."
They also want to join the Mile-High Club . . . and Ryan plans to rent a private jet to make it happen.
Is Richard Gere Getting Divorced?
The "New York Post" says that RICHARD GERE and actress Carey Lowell are getting divorced after 11 years of marriage.
They haven't been photographed together since last year, and a so-called "source" says they've been, quote, "spending time apart for quite some time."
He's 64, she's 52, and they have a 13-year-old son with the unfortunate name Homer James Jigme Gere.
Marvel's "Agents of S.H.I.EL.D" had huge ratings for ABC
“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” blew away its fall competition with the biggest network drama debut in FOUR years.
The ABC show earned a 4.6/14 in the key 18-49 demo, with 11.9 million total viewers. The hype — and an “Avengers” connection — paid off big for “S.H.I.E.L.D.”
The ratings were welcome news for ABC, which is in fourth place in the key demo.
Bill Nye the Science Guy Suffered a "Partially Torn Ligament" on "Dancing with the Stars" Monday Night
BILL NYE . . . the Science Guy . . . injured his knee when he tripped at the end of his paso doble on "Dancing with the Stars" Monday night.
Last night, he posted a photo of himself in a doctor's office, with his knee all wrapped up. The caption said, quote, "Here is the scoop: Partially torn ligament. Awaiting the doc's orders with Tyne. We plan to dance! Stand by."
It sounds like the doctor's recommendation will determine whether or not Bill continues dancing. If he IS forced to withdraw, the show may skip an elimination, or bring back KEYSHAWN JOHNSON, who was dropped this week.
Bill was in danger of being cut anyway. His paso doble got a 17 from the judges, the lowest score of the night. Judge CARRIE ANN INABA called it, quote, "a weird, sort-of bizarre masterpiece of insanity."
The Emmys Had Huge Ratings This Year and the "Dancing with the Stars" Season Premiere Came in Third
"The Emmy Awards"attracted 17.8 million viewers, which was their largest audience in eight years and 33% more viewers than when Jimmy Fallon hosted it last year. The Emmys came in second place in the ratings, behind "Sunday Night Football".
The 17th season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars" was third with 16 million, which is up 16% from last fall's All-Star's premiere. Here are the Top 10 shows.
1. "Sunday Night Football", NBC, 20.5 million viewers. The Chicago Bears beat the Steelers, 40-23. And Pittsburgh dropped to 0-3 for the first time since 1986.
2. "The 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards", CBS, 17.8 million viewers.
3. The 17th season premiere of "Dancing with the Stars", ABC, 16 million viewers.
4. "Monday Night Football: Pittsburgh at Cincinnati", ESPN, 14.3 million viewers. The Bengals beat the Steelers, 20-10.
5. The 1st season finale of "Under the Dome", CBS, 12.1 million viewers
6. The 8th season finale of "America's Got Talent", NBC, 11.5 million viewers. Dancer Kenichi Ebina took the title.
7. The final performance show of "America's Got Talent",NBC, 11.2 million viewers.
8. An "NCIS" repeat on CBS, 10.6 million viewers.
9. The series premiere of "Sleepy Hollow", Fox, 10.1 million viewers. This was the highest-rated scripted drama for Fox in six years.
10. "Football Night in America", NBC, 9.8 million viewers.
Kurt Cobain's Childhood Home is For Sale
This month marks the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's final studio album, and fans aren't just able to buy a new "super deluxe" box set to celebrate the occasion.
They can also buy the childhood home of late frontman KURT COBAIN. It comes complete with his actual mattress. Ewww.
Simon Cowell Won't Be in the Delivery Room
SIMON COWELL says he'll be involved in his child's life . . . but his involvement will NOT start in the delivery room.
On RYAN SEACREST'S radio show yesterday he said, quote, "I know this sounds awful, but it's like you don't want to go in to the restaurant while they're making your dinner. There are certain things you shouldn't see and that is one of them."
Ryan's co-host asked if Simon would marry the baby's mother, LAUREN SILVERMAN. He said, quote, "Let's put it this way, I wouldn't expect her to be a single mother."
Lamar Odom's Dad Talks Smack About the Kardashians . . . And Lamar Rips Him a New One
LAMAR ODOM'S father JOE knows who to blame for his son's downfall: THE KARDASHIANS. He says all of Lamar's problems began after he married KHLOE . . . quote, "They haven't been a good influence on my son. It's been the curse of his life.
"He hasn't really accomplished anything since he's been with them. Without them, he'd still be in the NBA playing basketball. He'd be playing for the Lakers and be one of the top players in the league."
Joe also called KRIS JENNER, quote, "an evil [B-word]".
Well, last night Lamar lit into his dad in a message on TwitLonger.com. He said his dad wasn't there to raise him because he was fighting his own demons . . . and added that those demons are probably the only thing daddy passed on to him.
Then he defended the Kardashians, saying, quote, "How can a man who has NOT once called me to check on my well being have the nerve to talk so recklessly about his own 'son' . . .
"He [is] disrespecting the ONLY FAMILY that has loved me without expecting anything in return. They are the ONLY ones that have been here consistently for me during this dark time."
Meanwhile . . . Khloe hit the clubs Monday night, where she hung out with the rapper GAME and some of his friends. But she was still wearing her wedding ring.