Wednesday December 19, 2018

Archive for the ‘Celebrities’ Category

Penny Marshall, star of ‘Laverne & Shirley,’ dead at 75

Penny Marshall, best known as TV’s "Laverne & Shirley" has died. She was 75. A publicist for Marshall told the New York Daily News the actress died "peacefully at her Hollywood Hills home" from complications due to diabetes on Monday.  More…

Eric Clapton was determined to stay sober after his son’s tragic death, book claims

An unspeakable tragedy tore Eric Clapton’s life to pieces when his 4-year-old son Conor fell from the window of a 53rd-floor apartment in New York City in March 1991. The boy, who was dressed in his red pajamas and slippers, landed on the roof of a four-story neighboring building.  More…

Judge Judy is the highest-paid TV host of 2018

Judge Judy had an incredibly lucrative year in 2018 and, as a result, topped the list of the highest-paid television hosts by a wide margin. According to Forbes’ ranking, the stern courtroom personality, whose real name is Judy Sheindlin, reportedly pocketed $147 million pretax this year, making her the highest-grossing host. In second was Ellen DeGeneres, whose work on her daytime talk show earned her $87.5 million.  More…

Actor James Woods alerts Florida police to suicidal Marine veteran

Actor James Woods helped alert police in Florida and used Twitter to reach out to a Marine veteran who had posted a worrisome tweet saying he was going to kill himself. The 71-year-old actor contacted police in Orlando and Maitland on Monday night after spotting the troubling tweet from one of his Twitter followers.  More…

Martha Stewart Instagrams disastrous first Uber ride

It wasn’t a good thing. Martha Stewart took her first-ever Uber ride on Monday — and it didn’t end well. The style maven took to Instagram to gripe about how her first car didn’t show up, and how the one that did was a hot mess.  More…

James Bond set for a makeover as author turns him into a politically correct buffoon

The image of a smooth-talking, chain-smoking and sexist James Bond may be a thing of the past as the latest 007 novel gives him a politically-correct makeover. Author Anthony Horowitz has revealed the new book Trigger Mortis has been amended for “modern readers” and contains for the first time an ‘outspoken’ gay friend.  More…

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson golf match has customers livid after live stream goes out for free

he Match became a Twitter sensation, but probably not in the way anyone promoting the event was hoping. The much-hyped match play duel between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson was sold as a muliti-platform pay-per-view event. Sold for $19.95, many fans paid the price and tuned in, only to find out the event was streaming for free on the Bleacher Report website.  More…

First African-American top network executive exiting ABC

ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey, who created a deep bench of ethnic diversity in the network’s shows, got rid of “Last Man Standing,” and fired Roseanne Barr for a racist tweet, will soon be gone from ABC.  More…

John Goodman & Laurie Metcalf May Get Pay Cuts After Bad ‘Conners’ Ratings

John Goodman and Laurie Metcalf have learned Roseanne Barr‘s absence could have a dramatic effect on their wallets. The Conners is already in trouble without controversial comedian Barr around. Ratings are decreasing every week, and the stars’ paychecks might soon follow suit.  More…

Justin Bieber Sideways Burrito Photo Was a Staged Prank

You know that viral photo of Justin Bieber eating a burrito from the side – yeah, that was fake news, courtesy of the same guys who got Will Smith to jump into the Grand Canyon.  More…

Dead brothel owner Dennis Hof wins Nevada election

Deceased brothel owner Dennis Hof managed to win an election for a Nevada state assembly seat in Tuesday’s election. Hof, who died last month at his Love Ranch cathouse, garnered more votes than his Democratic opponent, Lesia Romanov.  More…

Alec Baldwin demoted to Saturday by ABC amid arrest, low ratings

ABC quietly announced on Election Night that “The Alec Baldwin Show” would move from its prestigious timeslot on Sunday evenings to a less desirable Saturday night spot, amid disappointing ratings and negative media attention surrounding the hot-headed thespian.  More…

‘Halloween’ star Jamie Lee Curtis battled opioid addiction

Jamie Lee Curtis struggled with an opioid addiction she kept secret from the world since the late ’80s. “I was ahead of the curve of the opiate epidemic,” Curtis, 59, told People. “I had a 10-year run, stealing, conniving. No one knew. No one.”  More…

Alec Baldwin released from police custody after parking spot punch

Alec Baldwin didn’t say a word as he was released from custody with a summons for assault and harassment over a parking spot. “What kind of example are you setting for your kids with your little temper tantrum?” asked a Post reporter. “Can’t you afford a garage at this point with all the money you make?” Baldwin, for once, kept his mouth shut.  More…

Alec Baldwin arrested for punching driver over parking spot

The Bloviator strikes again! Notorious hothead Alec Baldwin slugged a driver in the face when the motorist pulled in to park at a spot that was being held for Baldwin, cops said.  More…