Thursday March 23, 2017

Archive for the ‘Celebrities’ Category

A New McCarthyism in Hollywood?

In an astonishing reversal of Hollywood history, just as liberals here once considered themselves an endangered species, so do conservatives today. They no longer are free to talk in the open, because they feel — rightly — we’re no longer prepared to listen, any more than they’re prepared to listen to liberals. There’s deafness on both sides.  More…

Chuck Berry, a Founding Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Dies

Chuck Berry, the singer, songwriter and guitar great who practically defined rock music with his impeccably twangy hits “Maybellene,” “Roll Over Beethoven,” “Memphis,” “My Ding-a-Ling,” “Sweet Little Sixteen,” and classic “Johnny B. Goode” has died. He was 90.  More…

Robert Blake To Give Marriage Another Shot

Robert Blake will take a walk down the aisle a third time, 12 years after a jury acquitted him of murdering his second wife. The 83-year-old "Baretta" star was at the Beverly Hills Courthouse Thursday and filled out a marriage license application. He was there with the woman he will marry, 55-year-old Pamela Hudak. The 2 have known each other for decades and dated back in the day.  More…

‘Full Frontal’ host Samantha Bee sorry for mocking cancer patient’s ‘Nazi’ haircut

“Full Frontal” host Samantha Bee apologized for a segment on her TBS show Wednesday night that made fun of a man’s haircut. In the segment about this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), Bee mocked 20-year-old attendee Kyle Coddington saying his haircut resembled a Nazi. It turns out, Coddington has a partially-shaved head because he is battling brain cancer.  More…

Manhattan DA’s office probing death of reporter with possible JFK ties

The Manhattan District Attorney’s office is looking into the mysterious death 51 years ago of newspaper writer and “What’s My Line?” star Dorothy Kilgallen, who was investigating the JFK assassination. The new book, “The Reporter who Knew Too Much,” suggests Kilgallen was murdered to shut down her relentless pursuit of a Mafia don linked to JFK and Lee Harvey Oswald.  More…

President Trump Surprises Kids During White House Tour

Anthony Bourdain compares split to a change of address

While news of Anthony Bourdain’s separation from wife Ottavia Busia may have shocked some, the former chef doesn’t appear to have been rattled by the event. The “Parts Unknown” host, 60, who’s profiled in the magazine this week, said “I married Sophia Loren. She turned into Jean-Claude Van Damme.”  More…

Post-surgery stroke killed Bill Paxton

Bill Paxton, the popular actor who appeared in “Aliens,” “Twister” and “Apollo 13,” died of complications from surgery for an aneurysm that resulted in a stroke, according to his death certificate. The report shows that Paxton, 61, underwent valve replacement surgery. He later had a fatal stroke on Feb. 25 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in LA.  More…

Nobody has seen Richard Simmons for over 1,000 days

Richard Simmons is an American fitness icon. He’s worth over $15 million. He weighed 269 pounds at his high school graduation. He lost 123 of those pounds in his 20s. He is estimated to have helped Americans lose over 12 million pounds. And he’s been missing for 1,095 days. Since 2014, Simmons, now 68, has not been seen in public.  More…

Academy apologizes to living producer shown in memoriam reel

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has apologized to the Australian movie producer it incorrectly showed during Sunday’s Oscars in memoriam reel. No mention of the snubs of Garry Shandling, Robert Vaughn, or Doris Roberts who died in 2016 and weren’t shown in the memoriam.  More…

Arnold quits ‘Celebrity Apprentice,’ blames ratings on Trump

He won’t be back. Probably before getting fired, Arnold Schwarzenegger quit “The Celebrity Apprentice” today after horrible ratings — and took a shot at Donald Trump on the way out. “I loved working with NBC and Mark Burnett. Everyone — from the celebrities to the crew — was straight 10, and I would absolutely work with all of them again on a show that doesn’t have (Trump’s) baggage,” Schwarzenegger said in a statement.  More…

Jane Fonda: I’ve been raped and sexually abused

Jane Fonda is opening up for the first time about being a victim of rape. “I’ve been raped, I’ve been sexually abused as a child and I’ve been fired because I wouldn’t sleep with my boss and I always thought it was my fault;  that I didn’t do or say the right thing,” she said in a recent interview.  More…

Robert De Niro snaps at wife for ‘spending all my money’

Trouble is brewing over Grace Hightower’s coffee company. We’re told that her husband, Robert De Niro — who is a major investor in the firm — is steamed because the 5-year-old Grace Hightower & Coffees of Rwanda brand is turning into a money pit, according to the Post.  More…

Accountants fired from Oscars after Best Picture screwup

The two accountants who screwed up the Oscars have been tossed to the wolves, according to a report. “Film academy president says the two accountants responsible for the best picture mistake will not work the Oscars again,” AP is reporting. Brian Cullinan and Martha Ruiz of PricewaterhouseCoopers are the two pencil pushers who are taking the blame.  More…

Leslie Jones makes fun of white women supporting Black Lives Matter

Nothing is off-limits for Leslie Jones’ stand-up routine. “If I see another 45-year-old white woman from Williamsburg saying ‘black lives matter,’ I’m going to punch you in the mouth,” the “Saturday Night Live” star said during her recent four-night stint at New York comedy club.  More…