Monday August 21, 2017

Archive for the ‘Celebrities’ Category

Jerry Lewis ‘Nutty Professor’ Dead

Jerry Lewis, whose irrepressible zaniness and frantic creativity vaulted him to stardom as a comic movie star who wielded unparalleled green-light power at Paramount in the 1960s, died Sunday. He was 91.  More…

Texas calf looks like KISS rocker Gene Simmons

A Texas calf born July 28 bears an uncanny resemblance to KISS frontman Gene Simmons, and tourism officials joked on Facebook that the rock star may be the dad. The calf — aptly named Genie — was born in Kerrville on the ranch of Heather Taccetta, who works at Cowboy Steakhouse.  More…

Tom Cruise broke his ankle in on-set stunt injury

After footage of Tom Cruise’s stunt accident came out over the weekend, production has halted as the movie star recovers from a broken ankle. On Sunday, the 55-year-old actor leaped through the air and hit a brick wall while filming “Mission: Impossible 6.”  More…

Jury rules that DJ groped Taylor Swift

This was definitely a case of Swift justice. Pop star Taylor Swift won $1 and long-awaited vindication as a Denver jury Monday decided that a radio host groped her during a pre-concert photo-op four years ago.  More…

Tom Cruise injured during stunt for Mission Impossible 6

Tom Cruise takes pride in performing his own stunts. But the daredevil was injured during a failed building jump stunt while filming Mission: Impossible 6 in London on Sunday. Video footage has emerged showing the esteemed actor, 55, taking a gigantic leap off some rigging and onto a rooftop while attached to a harness, but his jump appears to fall short and he crashes into the side of a building.  More…

Oprah, Gayle King, Diane Sawyer on David Geffen’s yacht

The stars were out in full force on David Geffen’s $300million yacht last week, which played host to the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Diane Sawyer, and Gayle King. Geffen’s boat was anchored off the luxurious Verdura Resort in Sicily, where Google’s exclusive three-day summer camp is held every year. The annual event is held at the $1,770-a-night resort, but it was Geffen’s 454-foot boat where a slew of celebrities decided to play instead.  More…

Pirelli calendar uses black actors for ‘Alice in Wonderland’ theme

The 2018 Pirelli Calendar is still months away from being released, but new photos obtained by The Post reveal an “Alice in Wonderland” theme featuring only black models. Among this year’s docket of decked-out celebs is “Drag Race” host RuPaul as the loud-and-proud Queen of Hearts, and Sean “Diddy” Combs as the Royal Beheader.  More…

Glen Campbell, ‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ singer, dead at 81

Glen Campbell brought country music to new audiences. He found success as a session musician before embarking on a solo career that included several smash hits. He announced he was suffering with Alzheimer’s disease in 2011.  More…

Mickey Mantle’s illegal bat sells for $40,000 at auction

Baseball legend Mickey Mantle’s illegal bat, confiscated by an umpire during the 1958 season, was purchased at auction by three Texas business partners for $40,000.  More…

Pregnant News Anchor Speaks Out After Viewer Calls Her ‘Disgusting’

WRDW anchor Laura Warren has been working in broadcast news for six years, and in that time, she’s received her share of negative feedback on her physical appearance from viewers. Last week, the Georgia-based anchor received some feedback that especially upset her. Warren, who is 20 weeks pregnant, shared a voicemail from a viewer who called her “disgusting” and criticized her choice of maternity clothes.  More…

GMA hides George Stephanopoulos’ ‘little-boyish mini-legs’

George Stephanopoulos may be a giant in the news business, but “Good Morning America” has changed its set to cover up his diminutive size. “He’s 5-foot-6 and is dwarfed by human trees Robin Roberts and Michael Strahan.”  More…

Peyton Manning absolutely destroys the Knicks at the ESPY

Peyton Manning was quite the comedian at the ESPY’s on Wednesday night in Los Angeles. The soon-to-be Hall of Fame quarterback took a dig at Kevin Durant for going to the Warriors, but he first took shots at the woebegone Knicks. “These are all New York Knicks jokes. And these ESPY folks begged me to do these. I gotta tell you, they make me sick. Check these out.  More…

George Lopez hates cops

George Lopez has a message for President Trump: “Deport the police.” The comedian wrote on Instagram, “The Trump administration is deporting Latinos to make the streets safer… You wanna make the streets safer deport the police.”  More…

Lance Armstrong ruined his life for nothing

Lance Armstrong ruined his career taking a banned drug that did nothing to boost his performance. The disgraced cyclist was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles after he finally admitted he had cheated throughout his career. But a ground-breaking new study has found the controversial substance has no effect on sporting performance, meaning Armstrong was wasting his time.  More…

How playboy tennis legend Boris Becker lost it all

Boris Becker had it all — six grand-slam tennis titles, models hanging off his arm and luxury houses all over the world. At the height of his career, the German ace had amassed a reported $63 million in prize money and sponsorships, but now the man once known as “Boom Boom” for his ferocious serve has gone from boom boom to bust.  More…